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Obituaries from September 2006

Curtis Neal Brown (09/14/06)
Curtis Neal Brown, son of the late John Madison Brown and Mary Lee Pate Brown, was born Sept. 19, 1911, in Viola. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 94 years. He was united in marriage Sept. 9, 1939, in Salem to Mildred A. Stone, who preceded him in death May 20, 1999...
Ralph F. Cox (09/14/06)
Ralph F. Cox, the son of Wilburn S. Cox and Ruby Stubblefield Cox, was born Feb. 4, 1925, at Myrtle, Mo. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Vue Nursing Center of West Plains, Mo. The family moved to Alton when Ralph was 10 years old. In 1941 he graduated from Alton High School and went to work immediately for the Bank of Thayer, filing and posting checks...
Margaret Louise Oertel (09/14/06)
Margaret Louise Oertel, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 3, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. A memorial service will be held Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Mike Humphries (09/14/06)
James Michael Humphries of Salem, son of the late James (Jim) Humphries and Mardel Jean Griffith Humphries, was born Oct. 17 1954, in Salem. He died Aug. 31, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 51 years. Humphries was united in marriage to Teresa Batterton in February of 1983 in Salem. To this union, two sons were born...
Christine Dillard (09/14/06)
Christine Dillard of Rogers, Ark., was born May 8, 1911 at Couch, Mo., the daughter of Samuel O. Reeves and Bessie Bryan Reeves. She lived in Thayer until her marriage to Vernon C. Dillard of Mammoth Spring. She died Sept. 6, 2006, in the Eureka Springs Municipal Hospital at the age of 95...
Ruth Humphreys (09/14/06)
Ruth Archer Humphreys, 101, of Sharp County, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Mammoth Spring Oct. 16, 1904. She lived most of her adult life in Memphis and the last 30 years in Sharp County. She was a lifelong Methodist...
Woodrow Hufstedler (09/14/06)
Woodrow (Woody) Hufstedler, 88, of Lee's Summit, Mo., died Aug. 23, 2006, at Lee's Summit Hospital. Graveside services were held Aug. 29 at the Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo. Burial followed at the Veterans cemetery Officiating was Rev. Claudia Walker, Chaplain -- Lee's Summit Hospital...
Cloris I. Newman (09/14/06)
Cloris I. Newman of Byron, Ark., daughter of the late Henry Alford DeWitt and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born July 29, 1933, in Rodney, Ark. She died Sept. 7, 2006, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Treno Newman on Jan. 31, 1949, in Byron, Ark. To this union six children were born...
Bonny F. Reed (09/14/06)
Bonny F. Reed, (nee Campbell) of Pacific, Mo., died Aug. 25, 2006, at the age of 56. She was born Aug. 3, 1950, the daughter of William Albert and Delores Althea (nee Curry) Campbell. Survivors include two daughters, Laura Henry of Mammoth Spring and Melinda Lee of Hardy; one son, Robert, and wife Amanda Reed of Little Rock; two sisters, Shirley and husband Art Wade of Pacific; and Barbara Christian of Pacific; two brothers, William "Bill" Campbell of Villa Ridge, and Eddie and wife Jan Campbell of Cherokee Village; and six grandchildren, Derrick, Eric, Sarah, Shelby, Stephanie and Stephen; and her beloved Furby. ...
Hazel "Haze" Pemberton (09/14/06)
Funeral services for Hazel Jean "Haze" Pemberton, 82, of Searcy, were held Sept. 6 at the Osceola Church of Christ. Haze, as she was know to her loved ones, died Sept. 2, 2006, at the White County Medical Center. She was born in Salem Nov. 18, 1923, the daughter of Fred and Maye Hall Bingham. ...
Mike Sparks (09/14/06)
Mike Sparks, 56, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born Jan. 10, 1950, in Amarillo, Texas, the son of Russell Sparks and Laura Hammond Sparks He was a member of the Garden Point Methodist Church, and was employed as a car salesman...
Betty W. Diaz (09/14/06)
Betty W. Diaz, age 75, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Sanford, Fla., the daughter of Ralph and Allene Windham. She was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping and crossword puzzles...
Floyd Edwin Baker (09/14/06)
Floyd Edwin Baker, age 79, of Hardy died Sept. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born August 8, 1927, in Hardy, the son of Harve and Florence Baker. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the Ozark Acres Land Company as a water superintendent after 28 years of service. He recently retired after serving 37 years on the board of directors of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperatives. He was a member and deacon at the New Hope Baptist Church...
Betty Jean Cathey (09/14/06)
Betty Jean Cathey of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Sept. 9, 2006, in Cape Girardeau at the age of 74. She was born June 17, 1932, in Cardwell, Mo., the daughter of the late Gilbert Stanley and Verla Cox Stanley. She was united in marriage on Jan. 1, 1953, in Mammoth Spring to Doyle Cathey...
James Donald Walling (09/14/06)
James Donald Walling of Byron, Ark., son of the late George Richard and Beulah Jeanie (Smith) Walling, was born July 30, 1914, at Hobart, Okla. He died Sept. 7, 2006, in Salem at the age of 92. Walling was united in marriage to Marie Helm on July 17, 1942, at Byron, and to this union a son was born...
Woodrow Hufstedler (09/14/06)
Woodrow (Woody) Hufstedler, 88, of Lee's Summit, Mo., died Aug. 23, 2006, at Lee's Summit Hospital. Graveside services were held Aug. 29 at the Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo. Burial followed at the Veterans cemetery Officiating was Rev. Claudia Walker, Chaplain -- Lee's Summit Hospital...
Betty Jean Cathey (09/14/06)
Betty Jean Cathey of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Sept. 9, 2006, in Cape Girardeau at the age of 74. She was born June 17, 1932, in Cardwell, Mo., the daughter of the late Gilbert Stanley and Verla Cox Stanley. She was united in marriage on Jan. 1, 1953, in Mammoth Spring to Doyle Cathey...
Margaret Louise Oertel (09/14/06)
Margaret Louise Oertel, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 3, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. A memorial service will be held Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Christine Dillard (09/14/06)
Christine Dillard of Rogers, Ark., was born May 8, 1911 at Couch, Mo., the daughter of Samuel O. Reeves and Bessie Bryan Reeves. She lived in Thayer until her marriage to Vernon C. Dillard of Mammoth Spring. She died Sept. 6, 2006, in the Eureka Springs Municipal Hospital at the age of 95...
Ruth Humphreys (09/14/06)
Ruth Archer Humphreys, 101, of Sharp County, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Mammoth Spring Oct. 16, 1904. She lived most of her adult life in Memphis and the last 30 years in Sharp County. She was a lifelong Methodist...
Cloris I. Newman (09/14/06)
Cloris I. Newman of Byron, Ark., daughter of the late Henry Alford DeWitt and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born July 29, 1933, in Rodney, Ark. She died Sept. 7, 2006, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Treno Newman on Jan. 31, 1949, in Byron, Ark. To this union six children were born...
James Donald Walling (09/14/06)
James Donald Walling of Byron, Ark., son of the late George Richard and Beulah Jeanie (Smith) Walling, was born July 30, 1914, at Hobart, Okla. He died Sept. 7, 2006, in Salem at the age of 92. Walling was united in marriage to Marie Helm on July 17, 1942, at Byron, and to this union a son was born...
Bonny F. Reed (09/14/06)
Bonny F. Reed, (nee Campbell) of Pacific, Mo., died Aug. 25, 2006, at the age of 56. She was born Aug. 3, 1950, the daughter of William Albert and Delores Althea (nee Curry) Campbell. Survivors include two daughters, Laura Henry of Mammoth Spring and Melinda Lee of Hardy; one son, Robert, and wife Amanda Reed of Little Rock; two sisters, Shirley and husband Art Wade of Pacific; and Barbara Christian of Pacific; two brothers, William "Bill" Campbell of Villa Ridge, and Eddie and wife Jan Campbell of Cherokee Village; and six grandchildren, Derrick, Eric, Sarah, Shelby, Stephanie and Stephen; and her beloved Furby. ...
Hazel "Haze" Pemberton (09/14/06)
Funeral services for Hazel Jean "Haze" Pemberton, 82, of Searcy, were held Sept. 6 at the Osceola Church of Christ. Haze, as she was know to her loved ones, died Sept. 2, 2006, at the White County Medical Center. She was born in Salem Nov. 18, 1923, the daughter of Fred and Maye Hall Bingham. ...
Mike Humphries (09/14/06)
James Michael Humphries of Salem, son of the late James (Jim) Humphries and Mardel Jean Griffith Humphries, was born Oct. 17 1954, in Salem. He died Aug. 31, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 51 years. Humphries was united in marriage to Teresa Batterton in February of 1983 in Salem. To this union, two sons were born...
Mike Sparks (09/14/06)
Mike Sparks, 56, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born Jan. 10, 1950, in Amarillo, Texas, the son of Russell Sparks and Laura Hammond Sparks He was a member of the Garden Point Methodist Church, and was employed as a car salesman...
Betty W. Diaz (09/14/06)
Betty W. Diaz, age 75, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Sanford, Fla., the daughter of Ralph and Allene Windham. She was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping and crossword puzzles...
Floyd Edwin Baker (09/14/06)
Floyd Edwin Baker, age 79, of Hardy died Sept. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born August 8, 1927, in Hardy, the son of Harve and Florence Baker. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the Ozark Acres Land Company as a water superintendent after 28 years of service. He recently retired after serving 37 years on the board of directors of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperatives. He was a member and deacon at the New Hope Baptist Church...
Curtis Neal Brown (09/14/06)
Curtis Neal Brown, son of the late John Madison Brown and Mary Lee Pate Brown, was born Sept. 19, 1911, in Viola. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 94 years. He was united in marriage Sept. 9, 1939, in Salem to Mildred A. Stone, who preceded him in death May 20, 1999...
Ralph F. Cox (09/14/06)
Ralph F. Cox, the son of Wilburn S. Cox and Ruby Stubblefield Cox, was born Feb. 4, 1925, at Myrtle, Mo. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Vue Nursing Center of West Plains, Mo. The family moved to Alton when Ralph was 10 years old. In 1941 he graduated from Alton High School and went to work immediately for the Bank of Thayer, filing and posting checks...
Roy Corp Jr. (09/07/06)
A memorial service for Roy Corp Jr. will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Corp died Aug. 23, 2006. He was 22. He was previously from Mammoth Spring and at the time of his death was living in Memphis, Tenn.
Martha McIntyre (09/07/06)
Martha Elizabeth McIntyre, age 97 of Highland died Aug. 29, 2006 in Salem. She was born May 28, 1909, at Dows, Iowa to Emil and Kristiane Henrikson. She was a graduate of North Central Bible College, Minneapolis, Minn. She was united in marriage to William Kenneth McIntyre Oct. 3, 1934, in Geneva, Minn. She was a retired missionary who had served 34 years with the Division of Foreign Missions of the Assemblies of God...
Richard Dale Tucker (09/07/06)
Richard Dale Tucker, 47, of Thayer died at his home Aug. 28, 2006. He was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Olon and Nevia Honeycutt Tucker. Tucker was a graduate of Thayer High School with the class of 1977. He was employed by the Sheltered Workshop in Alton since the beginning and truly enjoyed going to work each day and cherished the many friends he worked with. He will be missed by his family and many friends...
Cleburn Hastings (09/07/06)
Cleburn Hastings, 65, of Sandtown died Aug. 27, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 16, 1941, at Sandtown, to Laman Alvis and Margaret Juanita (Lesley) Hastings. He was retired from White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of the Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
George E. Colles (09/07/06)
George E. Colles, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 25, 2006, at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born Sept. 5, 1917, at Schewaing, Mich., the son of Thomas and Mary Ann (Leoffler) Colles. He was a petroleum engineer for Phillips Oil Company for 47 years, a talented golfer and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Andrew Walter Hogan (09/07/06)
Andrew Walter Hogan, 82, of Hardy, died Aug. 29, 2006, at his home. Hogan was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Irvin Hogan and Ester (Anderson) Hogan. He worked many years for the Del Monte Corporation and retired as a head line mechanic...
Ella Mae Scheschi (09/07/06)
Ella Mae Scheschi, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born June 20, 1918, in Green Bay, Wis., the daughter of the late Nels and Anna McKeague Hendrickson. She served as a professor at St. ...
Tawnya Kay Gatewood (09/07/06)
Tawnya Kay Gatewood, 40, of Ada, Okla., died Aug. 28, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1965, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Donald Lee " Don" and Shirley Y. Welty Gatewood. She graduated from Thayer High School in Thayer, Mo., in 1984. She lived in the Ada area for 21 years...
Lillie Marie Hoyt (09/07/06)
Lillie Marie Hoyt, a retired cosmetologist, died Aug. 28. 2006, in Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Mo. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Alton, Mo., to Arthur Nickless and Pearl Hays Nickless. She was united in marriage May 27, 1939, in Salem, Ark., to David Hoyt who preceded her in death Jan. 1, 1967...
Willis Eugene Grant (09/28/06)
Willis Eugene Grant, 80, of Ash Flat died Sept. 17, 2006, in Salem. Grant was a retired Memphis Light, Gas and Water employee. Survivors include three sons, Norman Grant of Brilliant, Ala.; Roger Grant of Brighton, Tenn.; and Michael Grant of Ash Flat; one daughter, Janie Grant of Holly Springs, Miss.; two sisters, Gladys Rhodes of Harrison, Ark.; and Betty Simington of Millington, Tenn.; and eight grandchildren...
Otho T. Powell (09/28/06)
Otho T. Powell, 92, of Granite City, Ill., died Aug. 10, 2006, at Stearns Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Granite City. He was born Nov. 24, 1913, in Mammoth Spring. He was employed as a shipping clerk by National Lead in Granite City from July 1955 to August 1977 and was a U.S. Army World War II veteran...
Larry Wallace (09/28/06)
Larry Wallace, age 80, of Alton, Mo., was born May 6, 1926, near Alton and died Sept. 22, 2006, at his home. He graduated from the Alton High School, and at the age of 18, enlisted in the United States Navy, serving in WW II from 1944-1946. After his discharge from the service, instead of attending college, Larry decided to pursue his dream of owning his own retail store. ...
Shane Buckshot Haggins (09/28/06)
Shane Buckshot Haggins, 30, of Mammoth Spring was born Nov. 11, 1975, in Elaine Ark. He died Sept. 13, 2006, in Sharp County, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Janie, of the home; three children, Brittany, Christopher and Kaitlin; his parents, George and Mary Haggins of Mammoth Spring; one brother, Lenny and wife Sarah of Mammoth Spring; one sister, Glenda Throesch and husband Jerry of Pocahontas, Ark.; three stepbrothers Christopher, Tommy and George Ray Haggins all of Little Rock; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Lilly Fern McEntire (09/28/06)
Lilly Fern McEntire, age 71, of Alton was born July 21, 1935, and died Sept. 19, 2006. Survivors include one son, Terry McEntire and wife Donna; three grandsons, Jonathan McEntire and wife Melissa, Jeffrey McEntire and fiancee´ Heather, and Chris McEntire, all of Alton; three great-grandchildren, Jacob, Madelyn and James McEntire, all of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Chris Allen Bodkins (09/28/06)
Chris Allen Bodkins, 16, of Williford died Sept. 23, 2006. He was born Jan. 7, 1990, in Helena, Ark., the son of Riley Cossey and Angalina Bodkins. He was a student at Williford High School and was a Junior Firefighter for Williford Volun-teer Fire Department...
Joseph Halbach Jr. (09/28/06)
Joseph Douglas Halbach Jr., 77, of Germantown, Tenn., died Sept. 21, 2006, at his home. He is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was a retired general manager of Southern Laminating Co...
Lloyd "Bob" Lininger (09/28/06)
Lloyd Robert "Bob" Lininger, 84, of Walnut Ridge, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 16, 2006, at his residence. He was born April 8, 1922, in Hazelton, W.Va., son of Lloyd Alexander and Mary Ann Bevins Lininger. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II, was a construction worker and a member of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church...
Donnie Adair Easley (09/28/06)
Donnie Adair Easley, aka "DD" and "Mama D" of Cherokee Village died Sept. 22, 2006. She was born Nov. 5, 1934, in Havana, Ark., the daughter of Julius and Hazel Baker Adair. She retired in 1992 from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. During her 25 years of service, she held positions in McGehee, Little Rock, Forrest City and Jonesboro...
Helen "Aggalene" Hughes (09/28/06)
Helen "Aggalene" Hughes, 74, of Williford died Sept. 19, 2006, in Batesville, Ark. She was a worthy matron of Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband, Oland and daughter Olanda Hollis of Williford; another daughter, Louellen Kimberland of McAllen, Texas; and three grandsons, Bryan and Riley Kimberland and Benjamin Sauer...
Willie Sol Griggs (09/28/06)
Willie Sol Griggs of Salem, son of Flora Ellen (Twilla) Griggs and the late Vernon Odell Griggs, was born Feb. 22, 1951, in Blytheville. He died Sept. 16, 2006, in Salem, at the age of 55 years. Griggs was a loving father and grandfather. He spent his working years as a truck driver. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Steven Michael Vaughn (09/21/06)
Steven Michael Vaughn, son of Ronald Vaughn and Dorothy Collins Vaughn Ashbrook, was born Jan. 5, 1986, in West Plains, Mo. He died Sept. 14, 2006, in Mammoth Spring. He was a graduate of Mammoth Spring High School with the class of 2004 and Oklahoma City College of Construction in 2006...
Vernice Green- Braswell (09/21/06)
Vernice Aileen Green-Braswell, 80, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Alton, Mo., was born June 2, 1926, and died Sept. 12. 2006. Survivors include her husband, T. Joe Braswell of Georgetown; two daughters, Verna Browning and husband Harvey of Georgetown, Texas, Rebekah Tripp and husband David of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren, Sean and Aaron Tripp of Portland; one brother, Walter Green and wife, Glenna of Salem; five sisters-in-law, Patsy Braswell of Alton, June Green of Nixa, Mo., Wanda Green of Oklahoma, Sarah Braswell Masters of Nebraska, Carolyn Green of Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Martin Herman McCain (09/21/06)
Martin Herman McCain, 69, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 28, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and died Sept. 4, 2006, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. Survivors include one son, Michael McCain; one daughter, Missy McCain both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Beth Roberts of Couch, Mo., and Roberta Prisock of Oklahoma City, Starksville, Miss.; two brothers, Sammy Cropper of West Plains, Mo., and Bill Cropper of Koshkonong, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Herbert Sellars (09/21/06)
Herbert E. Sellars, 92, died Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence in Imboden, Ark. He was a self-employed farmer and had lived in Imboden for the last seven years, moving there from Ravenden. He was a member of the Ravenden Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Essie Marie Eaton Sellers of the home; a daughter, Thena Sue Sellers of Imboden; one grandchild, Barry; and one great-grandchild, Lindsay...
Gordon R. Wallis (09/21/06)
Gordon R. Wallis 91, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1914, in McHenry County, Ill., the son of the late Ralph and Nellie Glass Wallis. He served his country in the United States Army. He spent his working years in metal polishing at the Woodstock Die Casting Company...
Linda Sue Pyles (09/21/06)
Linda Sue Pyles, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 6, 1945, in Camp, Ark., and died Sept. 2, 2006, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include her husband, John Pyles of the home; one sister, Judy Thompson and Mike of Mountain View, Ark.; six children, Donna Johnson and David of Waterford, Mich., Leveda Branscum of Salem, Ark., Rick Branscum and Sarah of Thayer, Ronnie Branscum of Salem, Shirley Henry and Randy of Thayer, Jerry Peterson and Sandy of Pomona, Mo., nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
James "Jamie" Clary (09/21/06)
James "Jamie" Patrick Clary was born on March 11, 1983, in Overland Park, Kan., son of James and Deborah (Henne) Clary. He died Aug. 29, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 23. Survivors include his mother, Deborah Clary; a sister, Marisa Clary, and his brother, Bradley Clary, all of Springfield, maternal grandparents, Ed and Joyce Henne of St. ...
JaNoel Lott Bess (09/21/06)
JaNoel Lott Bess, 49, of Hardy, died Sept. 13 at NEA Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, she was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and worked as a speech therapist in the Little Rock area from 1979-1981...
Billy Russell Bird (09/21/06)
Billy Russell Bird died Sept. 5, 2006, at the age of 51. He grew up in Wirth, Ark., with his six brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his wife, Dianna Bird; three daughters and sons-in-law, April and John Walsh, and Kristin and Jamie Turnbough, of Mammoth Spring and Emily and Anthony Bettis of Alton, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Ashley, Bailey, and Aysa Walsh; Avery Turnbough, Aden, Keyleigh and Abbagale Bettis; three sisters, Judy Bennett of Texas, Faye Owens of South Carolina, and Nancy Frazier of Arkansas; five brothers, Charles Bird of Colorado, Larry Bird, David Bird, Pete Collins and Tony Collins all of Arkansas; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Martin Herman McCain (09/21/06)
Martin Herman McCain, 69, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 28, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and died Sept. 4, 2006, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. Survivors include one son, Michael McCain; one daughter, Missy McCain both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Beth Roberts of Couch, Mo., and Roberta Prisock of Oklahoma City, Starksville, Miss.; two brothers, Sammy Cropper of West Plains, Mo., and Bill Cropper of Koshkonong, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Billy Russell Bird (09/21/06)
Billy Russell Bird died Sept. 5, 2006, at the age of 51. He grew up in Wirth, Ark., with his six brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his wife, Dianna Bird; three daughters and sons-in-law, April and John Walsh, and Kristin and Jamie Turnbough, of Mammoth Spring and Emily and Anthony Bettis of Alton, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Ashley, Bailey, and Aysa Walsh; Avery Turnbough, Aden, Keyleigh and Abbagale Bettis; three sisters, Judy Bennett of Texas, Faye Owens of South Carolina, and Nancy Frazier of Arkansas; five brothers, Charles Bird of Colorado, Larry Bird, David Bird, Pete Collins and Tony Collins all of Arkansas; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
JaNoel Lott Bess (09/21/06)
JaNoel Lott Bess, 49, of Hardy, died Sept. 13 at NEA Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, she was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and worked as a speech therapist in the Little Rock area from 1979-1981...
Steven Michael Vaughn (09/21/06)
Steven Michael Vaughn, son of Ronald Vaughn and Dorothy Collins Vaughn Ashbrook, was born Jan. 5, 1986, in West Plains, Mo. He died Sept. 14, 2006, in Mammoth Spring. He was a graduate of Mammoth Spring High School with the class of 2004 and Oklahoma City College of Construction in 2006...
James "Jamie" Clary (09/21/06)
James "Jamie" Patrick Clary was born on March 11, 1983, in Overland Park, Kan., son of James and Deborah (Henne) Clary. He died Aug. 29, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 23. Survivors include his mother, Deborah Clary; a sister, Marisa Clary, and his brother, Bradley Clary, all of Springfield, maternal grandparents, Ed and Joyce Henne of St. ...
Vernice Green- Braswell (09/21/06)
Vernice Aileen Green-Braswell, 80, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Alton, Mo., was born June 2, 1926, and died Sept. 12. 2006. Survivors include her husband, T. Joe Braswell of Georgetown; two daughters, Verna Browning and husband Harvey of Georgetown, Texas, Rebekah Tripp and husband David of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren, Sean and Aaron Tripp of Portland; one brother, Walter Green and wife, Glenna of Salem; five sisters-in-law, Patsy Braswell of Alton, June Green of Nixa, Mo., Wanda Green of Oklahoma, Sarah Braswell Masters of Nebraska, Carolyn Green of Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Linda Sue Pyles (09/21/06)
Linda Sue Pyles, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 6, 1945, in Camp, Ark., and died Sept. 2, 2006, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include her husband, John Pyles of the home; one sister, Judy Thompson and Mike of Mountain View, Ark.; six children, Donna Johnson and David of Waterford, Mich., Leveda Branscum of Salem, Ark., Rick Branscum and Sarah of Thayer, Ronnie Branscum of Salem, Shirley Henry and Randy of Thayer, Jerry Peterson and Sandy of Pomona, Mo., nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Gordon R. Wallis (09/21/06)
Gordon R. Wallis 91, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1914, in McHenry County, Ill., the son of the late Ralph and Nellie Glass Wallis. He served his country in the United States Army. He spent his working years in metal polishing at the Woodstock Die Casting Company...
Herbert Sellars (09/21/06)
Herbert E. Sellars, 92, died Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence in Imboden, Ark. He was a self-employed farmer and had lived in Imboden for the last seven years, moving there from Ravenden. He was a member of the Ravenden Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Essie Marie Eaton Sellers of the home; a daughter, Thena Sue Sellers of Imboden; one grandchild, Barry; and one great-grandchild, Lindsay...
James Donald Walling (09/14/06)
James Donald Walling of Byron, Ark., son of the late George Richard and Beulah Jeanie (Smith) Walling, was born July 30, 1914, at Hobart, Okla. He died Sept. 7, 2006, in Salem at the age of 92. Walling was united in marriage to Marie Helm on July 17, 1942, at Byron, and to this union a son was born...
Betty Jean Cathey (09/14/06)
Betty Jean Cathey of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Sept. 9, 2006, in Cape Girardeau at the age of 74. She was born June 17, 1932, in Cardwell, Mo., the daughter of the late Gilbert Stanley and Verla Cox Stanley. She was united in marriage on Jan. 1, 1953, in Mammoth Spring to Doyle Cathey...
Ralph F. Cox (09/14/06)
Ralph F. Cox, the son of Wilburn S. Cox and Ruby Stubblefield Cox, was born Feb. 4, 1925, at Myrtle, Mo. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Vue Nursing Center of West Plains, Mo. The family moved to Alton when Ralph was 10 years old. In 1941 he graduated from Alton High School and went to work immediately for the Bank of Thayer, filing and posting checks...
Margaret Louise Oertel (09/14/06)
Margaret Louise Oertel, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 3, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. A memorial service will be held Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Mike Humphries (09/14/06)
James Michael Humphries of Salem, son of the late James (Jim) Humphries and Mardel Jean Griffith Humphries, was born Oct. 17 1954, in Salem. He died Aug. 31, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 51 years. Humphries was united in marriage to Teresa Batterton in February of 1983 in Salem. To this union, two sons were born...
Curtis Neal Brown (09/14/06)
Curtis Neal Brown, son of the late John Madison Brown and Mary Lee Pate Brown, was born Sept. 19, 1911, in Viola. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 94 years. He was united in marriage Sept. 9, 1939, in Salem to Mildred A. Stone, who preceded him in death May 20, 1999...
Ruth Humphreys (09/14/06)
Ruth Archer Humphreys, 101, of Sharp County, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Mammoth Spring Oct. 16, 1904. She lived most of her adult life in Memphis and the last 30 years in Sharp County. She was a lifelong Methodist...
Woodrow Hufstedler (09/14/06)
Woodrow (Woody) Hufstedler, 88, of Lee's Summit, Mo., died Aug. 23, 2006, at Lee's Summit Hospital. Graveside services were held Aug. 29 at the Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo. Burial followed at the Veterans cemetery Officiating was Rev. Claudia Walker, Chaplain -- Lee's Summit Hospital...
Floyd Edwin Baker (09/14/06)
Floyd Edwin Baker, age 79, of Hardy died Sept. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born August 8, 1927, in Hardy, the son of Harve and Florence Baker. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the Ozark Acres Land Company as a water superintendent after 28 years of service. He recently retired after serving 37 years on the board of directors of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperatives. He was a member and deacon at the New Hope Baptist Church...
Betty W. Diaz (09/14/06)
Betty W. Diaz, age 75, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Sanford, Fla., the daughter of Ralph and Allene Windham. She was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping and crossword puzzles...
Hazel "Haze" Pemberton (09/14/06)
Funeral services for Hazel Jean "Haze" Pemberton, 82, of Searcy, were held Sept. 6 at the Osceola Church of Christ. Haze, as she was know to her loved ones, died Sept. 2, 2006, at the White County Medical Center. She was born in Salem Nov. 18, 1923, the daughter of Fred and Maye Hall Bingham. ...
Bonny F. Reed (09/14/06)
Bonny F. Reed, (nee Campbell) of Pacific, Mo., died Aug. 25, 2006, at the age of 56. She was born Aug. 3, 1950, the daughter of William Albert and Delores Althea (nee Curry) Campbell. Survivors include two daughters, Laura Henry of Mammoth Spring and Melinda Lee of Hardy; one son, Robert, and wife Amanda Reed of Little Rock; two sisters, Shirley and husband Art Wade of Pacific; and Barbara Christian of Pacific; two brothers, William "Bill" Campbell of Villa Ridge, and Eddie and wife Jan Campbell of Cherokee Village; and six grandchildren, Derrick, Eric, Sarah, Shelby, Stephanie and Stephen; and her beloved Furby. ...
Mike Sparks (09/14/06)
Mike Sparks, 56, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born Jan. 10, 1950, in Amarillo, Texas, the son of Russell Sparks and Laura Hammond Sparks He was a member of the Garden Point Methodist Church, and was employed as a car salesman...
Cloris I. Newman (09/14/06)
Cloris I. Newman of Byron, Ark., daughter of the late Henry Alford DeWitt and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born July 29, 1933, in Rodney, Ark. She died Sept. 7, 2006, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Treno Newman on Jan. 31, 1949, in Byron, Ark. To this union six children were born...
Christine Dillard (09/14/06)
Christine Dillard of Rogers, Ark., was born May 8, 1911 at Couch, Mo., the daughter of Samuel O. Reeves and Bessie Bryan Reeves. She lived in Thayer until her marriage to Vernon C. Dillard of Mammoth Spring. She died Sept. 6, 2006, in the Eureka Springs Municipal Hospital at the age of 95...
Ralph F. Cox (09/14/06)
Ralph F. Cox, the son of Wilburn S. Cox and Ruby Stubblefield Cox, was born Feb. 4, 1925, at Myrtle, Mo. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Vue Nursing Center of West Plains, Mo. The family moved to Alton when Ralph was 10 years old. In 1941 he graduated from Alton High School and went to work immediately for the Bank of Thayer, filing and posting checks...
Betty Jean Cathey (09/14/06)
Betty Jean Cathey of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Sept. 9, 2006, in Cape Girardeau at the age of 74. She was born June 17, 1932, in Cardwell, Mo., the daughter of the late Gilbert Stanley and Verla Cox Stanley. She was united in marriage on Jan. 1, 1953, in Mammoth Spring to Doyle Cathey...
Margaret Louise Oertel (09/14/06)
Margaret Louise Oertel, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, died Sept. 3, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. A memorial service will be held Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements are by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Mike Humphries (09/14/06)
James Michael Humphries of Salem, son of the late James (Jim) Humphries and Mardel Jean Griffith Humphries, was born Oct. 17 1954, in Salem. He died Aug. 31, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 51 years. Humphries was united in marriage to Teresa Batterton in February of 1983 in Salem. To this union, two sons were born...
Woodrow Hufstedler (09/14/06)
Woodrow (Woody) Hufstedler, 88, of Lee's Summit, Mo., died Aug. 23, 2006, at Lee's Summit Hospital. Graveside services were held Aug. 29 at the Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery in Higginsville, Mo. Burial followed at the Veterans cemetery Officiating was Rev. Claudia Walker, Chaplain -- Lee's Summit Hospital...
Curtis Neal Brown (09/14/06)
Curtis Neal Brown, son of the late John Madison Brown and Mary Lee Pate Brown, was born Sept. 19, 1911, in Viola. He died Aug. 19, 2006, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 94 years. He was united in marriage Sept. 9, 1939, in Salem to Mildred A. Stone, who preceded him in death May 20, 1999...
Floyd Edwin Baker (09/14/06)
Floyd Edwin Baker, age 79, of Hardy died Sept. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born August 8, 1927, in Hardy, the son of Harve and Florence Baker. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the Ozark Acres Land Company as a water superintendent after 28 years of service. He recently retired after serving 37 years on the board of directors of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperatives. He was a member and deacon at the New Hope Baptist Church...
Cloris I. Newman (09/14/06)
Cloris I. Newman of Byron, Ark., daughter of the late Henry Alford DeWitt and Oma Lee Sanders DeWitt, was born July 29, 1933, in Rodney, Ark. She died Sept. 7, 2006, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock at the age of 73. She was united in marriage to Treno Newman on Jan. 31, 1949, in Byron, Ark. To this union six children were born...
Mike Sparks (09/14/06)
Mike Sparks, 56, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born Jan. 10, 1950, in Amarillo, Texas, the son of Russell Sparks and Laura Hammond Sparks He was a member of the Garden Point Methodist Church, and was employed as a car salesman...
Hazel "Haze" Pemberton (09/14/06)
Funeral services for Hazel Jean "Haze" Pemberton, 82, of Searcy, were held Sept. 6 at the Osceola Church of Christ. Haze, as she was know to her loved ones, died Sept. 2, 2006, at the White County Medical Center. She was born in Salem Nov. 18, 1923, the daughter of Fred and Maye Hall Bingham. ...
Bonny F. Reed (09/14/06)
Bonny F. Reed, (nee Campbell) of Pacific, Mo., died Aug. 25, 2006, at the age of 56. She was born Aug. 3, 1950, the daughter of William Albert and Delores Althea (nee Curry) Campbell. Survivors include two daughters, Laura Henry of Mammoth Spring and Melinda Lee of Hardy; one son, Robert, and wife Amanda Reed of Little Rock; two sisters, Shirley and husband Art Wade of Pacific; and Barbara Christian of Pacific; two brothers, William "Bill" Campbell of Villa Ridge, and Eddie and wife Jan Campbell of Cherokee Village; and six grandchildren, Derrick, Eric, Sarah, Shelby, Stephanie and Stephen; and her beloved Furby. ...
James Donald Walling (09/14/06)
James Donald Walling of Byron, Ark., son of the late George Richard and Beulah Jeanie (Smith) Walling, was born July 30, 1914, at Hobart, Okla. He died Sept. 7, 2006, in Salem at the age of 92. Walling was united in marriage to Marie Helm on July 17, 1942, at Byron, and to this union a son was born...
Ruth Humphreys (09/14/06)
Ruth Archer Humphreys, 101, of Sharp County, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Mammoth Spring Oct. 16, 1904. She lived most of her adult life in Memphis and the last 30 years in Sharp County. She was a lifelong Methodist...
Christine Dillard (09/14/06)
Christine Dillard of Rogers, Ark., was born May 8, 1911 at Couch, Mo., the daughter of Samuel O. Reeves and Bessie Bryan Reeves. She lived in Thayer until her marriage to Vernon C. Dillard of Mammoth Spring. She died Sept. 6, 2006, in the Eureka Springs Municipal Hospital at the age of 95...
Betty W. Diaz (09/14/06)
Betty W. Diaz, age 75, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 10, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Sanford, Fla., the daughter of Ralph and Allene Windham. She was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping and crossword puzzles...
Cleburn Hastings (09/07/06)
Cleburn Hastings, 65, of Sandtown died Aug. 27, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 16, 1941, at Sandtown, to Laman Alvis and Margaret Juanita (Lesley) Hastings. He was retired from White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of the Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Tawnya Kay Gatewood (09/07/06)
Tawnya Kay Gatewood, 40, of Ada, Okla., died Aug. 28, 2006, at her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1965, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Donald Lee " Don" and Shirley Y. Welty Gatewood. She graduated from Thayer High School in Thayer, Mo., in 1984. She lived in the Ada area for 21 years...
Martha McIntyre (09/07/06)
Martha Elizabeth McIntyre, age 97 of Highland died Aug. 29, 2006 in Salem. She was born May 28, 1909, at Dows, Iowa to Emil and Kristiane Henrikson. She was a graduate of North Central Bible College, Minneapolis, Minn. She was united in marriage to William Kenneth McIntyre Oct. 3, 1934, in Geneva, Minn. She was a retired missionary who had served 34 years with the Division of Foreign Missions of the Assemblies of God...
Roy Corp Jr. (09/07/06)
A memorial service for Roy Corp Jr. will be held at 11 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Corp died Aug. 23, 2006. He was 22. He was previously from Mammoth Spring and at the time of his death was living in Memphis, Tenn.
George E. Colles (09/07/06)
George E. Colles, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 25, 2006, at the Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born Sept. 5, 1917, at Schewaing, Mich., the son of Thomas and Mary Ann (Leoffler) Colles. He was a petroleum engineer for Phillips Oil Company for 47 years, a talented golfer and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Andrew Walter Hogan (09/07/06)
Andrew Walter Hogan, 82, of Hardy, died Aug. 29, 2006, at his home. Hogan was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Irvin Hogan and Ester (Anderson) Hogan. He worked many years for the Del Monte Corporation and retired as a head line mechanic...
Ella Mae Scheschi (09/07/06)
Ella Mae Scheschi, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born June 20, 1918, in Green Bay, Wis., the daughter of the late Nels and Anna McKeague Hendrickson. She served as a professor at St. ...
Lillie Marie Hoyt (09/07/06)
Lillie Marie Hoyt, a retired cosmetologist, died Aug. 28. 2006, in Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan, Mo. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Alton, Mo., to Arthur Nickless and Pearl Hays Nickless. She was united in marriage May 27, 1939, in Salem, Ark., to David Hoyt who preceded her in death Jan. 1, 1967...
Richard Dale Tucker (09/07/06)
Richard Dale Tucker, 47, of Thayer died at his home Aug. 28, 2006. He was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Olon and Nevia Honeycutt Tucker. Tucker was a graduate of Thayer High School with the class of 1977. He was employed by the Sheltered Workshop in Alton since the beginning and truly enjoyed going to work each day and cherished the many friends he worked with. He will be missed by his family and many friends...
Willis Eugene Grant (09/28/06)
Willis Eugene Grant, 80, of Ash Flat died Sept. 17, 2006, in Salem. Grant was a retired Memphis Light, Gas and Water employee. Survivors include three sons, Norman Grant of Brilliant, Ala.; Roger Grant of Brighton, Tenn.; and Michael Grant of Ash Flat; one daughter, Janie Grant of Holly Springs, Miss.; two sisters, Gladys Rhodes of Harrison, Ark.; and Betty Simington of Millington, Tenn.; and eight grandchildren...
Larry Wallace (09/28/06)
Larry Wallace, age 80, of Alton, Mo., was born May 6, 1926, near Alton and died Sept. 22, 2006, at his home. He graduated from the Alton High School, and at the age of 18, enlisted in the United States Navy, serving in WW II from 1944-1946. After his discharge from the service, instead of attending college, Larry decided to pursue his dream of owning his own retail store. ...
Willie Sol Griggs (09/28/06)
Willie Sol Griggs of Salem, son of Flora Ellen (Twilla) Griggs and the late Vernon Odell Griggs, was born Feb. 22, 1951, in Blytheville. He died Sept. 16, 2006, in Salem, at the age of 55 years. Griggs was a loving father and grandfather. He spent his working years as a truck driver. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Shane Buckshot Haggins (09/28/06)
Shane Buckshot Haggins, 30, of Mammoth Spring was born Nov. 11, 1975, in Elaine Ark. He died Sept. 13, 2006, in Sharp County, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Janie, of the home; three children, Brittany, Christopher and Kaitlin; his parents, George and Mary Haggins of Mammoth Spring; one brother, Lenny and wife Sarah of Mammoth Spring; one sister, Glenda Throesch and husband Jerry of Pocahontas, Ark.; three stepbrothers Christopher, Tommy and George Ray Haggins all of Little Rock; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Lilly Fern McEntire (09/28/06)
Lilly Fern McEntire, age 71, of Alton was born July 21, 1935, and died Sept. 19, 2006. Survivors include one son, Terry McEntire and wife Donna; three grandsons, Jonathan McEntire and wife Melissa, Jeffrey McEntire and fiancee´ Heather, and Chris McEntire, all of Alton; three great-grandchildren, Jacob, Madelyn and James McEntire, all of Alton; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Lloyd "Bob" Lininger (09/28/06)
Lloyd Robert "Bob" Lininger, 84, of Walnut Ridge, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 16, 2006, at his residence. He was born April 8, 1922, in Hazelton, W.Va., son of Lloyd Alexander and Mary Ann Bevins Lininger. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II, was a construction worker and a member of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church...
Helen "Aggalene" Hughes (09/28/06)
Helen "Aggalene" Hughes, 74, of Williford died Sept. 19, 2006, in Batesville, Ark. She was a worthy matron of Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband, Oland and daughter Olanda Hollis of Williford; another daughter, Louellen Kimberland of McAllen, Texas; and three grandsons, Bryan and Riley Kimberland and Benjamin Sauer...
Chris Allen Bodkins (09/28/06)
Chris Allen Bodkins, 16, of Williford died Sept. 23, 2006. He was born Jan. 7, 1990, in Helena, Ark., the son of Riley Cossey and Angalina Bodkins. He was a student at Williford High School and was a Junior Firefighter for Williford Volun-teer Fire Department...
Joseph Halbach Jr. (09/28/06)
Joseph Douglas Halbach Jr., 77, of Germantown, Tenn., died Sept. 21, 2006, at his home. He is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War. He was a retired general manager of Southern Laminating Co...
Donnie Adair Easley (09/28/06)
Donnie Adair Easley, aka "DD" and "Mama D" of Cherokee Village died Sept. 22, 2006. She was born Nov. 5, 1934, in Havana, Ark., the daughter of Julius and Hazel Baker Adair. She retired in 1992 from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. During her 25 years of service, she held positions in McGehee, Little Rock, Forrest City and Jonesboro...
Otho T. Powell (09/28/06)
Otho T. Powell, 92, of Granite City, Ill., died Aug. 10, 2006, at Stearns Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Granite City. He was born Nov. 24, 1913, in Mammoth Spring. He was employed as a shipping clerk by National Lead in Granite City from July 1955 to August 1977 and was a U.S. Army World War II veteran...
Steven Michael Vaughn (09/21/06)
Steven Michael Vaughn, son of Ronald Vaughn and Dorothy Collins Vaughn Ashbrook, was born Jan. 5, 1986, in West Plains, Mo. He died Sept. 14, 2006, in Mammoth Spring. He was a graduate of Mammoth Spring High School with the class of 2004 and Oklahoma City College of Construction in 2006...
Vernice Green- Braswell (09/21/06)
Vernice Aileen Green-Braswell, 80, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Alton, Mo., was born June 2, 1926, and died Sept. 12. 2006. Survivors include her husband, T. Joe Braswell of Georgetown; two daughters, Verna Browning and husband Harvey of Georgetown, Texas, Rebekah Tripp and husband David of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren, Sean and Aaron Tripp of Portland; one brother, Walter Green and wife, Glenna of Salem; five sisters-in-law, Patsy Braswell of Alton, June Green of Nixa, Mo., Wanda Green of Oklahoma, Sarah Braswell Masters of Nebraska, Carolyn Green of Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Linda Sue Pyles (09/21/06)
Linda Sue Pyles, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 6, 1945, in Camp, Ark., and died Sept. 2, 2006, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include her husband, John Pyles of the home; one sister, Judy Thompson and Mike of Mountain View, Ark.; six children, Donna Johnson and David of Waterford, Mich., Leveda Branscum of Salem, Ark., Rick Branscum and Sarah of Thayer, Ronnie Branscum of Salem, Shirley Henry and Randy of Thayer, Jerry Peterson and Sandy of Pomona, Mo., nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Herbert Sellars (09/21/06)
Herbert E. Sellars, 92, died Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence in Imboden, Ark. He was a self-employed farmer and had lived in Imboden for the last seven years, moving there from Ravenden. He was a member of the Ravenden Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Essie Marie Eaton Sellers of the home; a daughter, Thena Sue Sellers of Imboden; one grandchild, Barry; and one great-grandchild, Lindsay...
Gordon R. Wallis (09/21/06)
Gordon R. Wallis 91, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1914, in McHenry County, Ill., the son of the late Ralph and Nellie Glass Wallis. He served his country in the United States Army. He spent his working years in metal polishing at the Woodstock Die Casting Company...
JaNoel Lott Bess (09/21/06)
JaNoel Lott Bess, 49, of Hardy, died Sept. 13 at NEA Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, she was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and worked as a speech therapist in the Little Rock area from 1979-1981...
James "Jamie" Clary (09/21/06)
James "Jamie" Patrick Clary was born on March 11, 1983, in Overland Park, Kan., son of James and Deborah (Henne) Clary. He died Aug. 29, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 23. Survivors include his mother, Deborah Clary; a sister, Marisa Clary, and his brother, Bradley Clary, all of Springfield, maternal grandparents, Ed and Joyce Henne of St. ...
Martin Herman McCain (09/21/06)
Martin Herman McCain, 69, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 28, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and died Sept. 4, 2006, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. Survivors include one son, Michael McCain; one daughter, Missy McCain both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Beth Roberts of Couch, Mo., and Roberta Prisock of Oklahoma City, Starksville, Miss.; two brothers, Sammy Cropper of West Plains, Mo., and Bill Cropper of Koshkonong, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Billy Russell Bird (09/21/06)
Billy Russell Bird died Sept. 5, 2006, at the age of 51. He grew up in Wirth, Ark., with his six brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his wife, Dianna Bird; three daughters and sons-in-law, April and John Walsh, and Kristin and Jamie Turnbough, of Mammoth Spring and Emily and Anthony Bettis of Alton, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Ashley, Bailey, and Aysa Walsh; Avery Turnbough, Aden, Keyleigh and Abbagale Bettis; three sisters, Judy Bennett of Texas, Faye Owens of South Carolina, and Nancy Frazier of Arkansas; five brothers, Charles Bird of Colorado, Larry Bird, David Bird, Pete Collins and Tony Collins all of Arkansas; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Linda Sue Pyles (09/21/06)
Linda Sue Pyles, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 6, 1945, in Camp, Ark., and died Sept. 2, 2006, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include her husband, John Pyles of the home; one sister, Judy Thompson and Mike of Mountain View, Ark.; six children, Donna Johnson and David of Waterford, Mich., Leveda Branscum of Salem, Ark., Rick Branscum and Sarah of Thayer, Ronnie Branscum of Salem, Shirley Henry and Randy of Thayer, Jerry Peterson and Sandy of Pomona, Mo., nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Herbert Sellars (09/21/06)
Herbert E. Sellars, 92, died Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence in Imboden, Ark. He was a self-employed farmer and had lived in Imboden for the last seven years, moving there from Ravenden. He was a member of the Ravenden Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Essie Marie Eaton Sellers of the home; a daughter, Thena Sue Sellers of Imboden; one grandchild, Barry; and one great-grandchild, Lindsay...
Steven Michael Vaughn (09/21/06)
Steven Michael Vaughn, son of Ronald Vaughn and Dorothy Collins Vaughn Ashbrook, was born Jan. 5, 1986, in West Plains, Mo. He died Sept. 14, 2006, in Mammoth Spring. He was a graduate of Mammoth Spring High School with the class of 2004 and Oklahoma City College of Construction in 2006...
JaNoel Lott Bess (09/21/06)
JaNoel Lott Bess, 49, of Hardy, died Sept. 13 at NEA Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, she was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and worked as a speech therapist in the Little Rock area from 1979-1981...
Vernice Green- Braswell (09/21/06)
Vernice Aileen Green-Braswell, 80, of Georgetown, Texas, formerly of Alton, Mo., was born June 2, 1926, and died Sept. 12. 2006. Survivors include her husband, T. Joe Braswell of Georgetown; two daughters, Verna Browning and husband Harvey of Georgetown, Texas, Rebekah Tripp and husband David of Portland, Oregon; two grandchildren, Sean and Aaron Tripp of Portland; one brother, Walter Green and wife, Glenna of Salem; five sisters-in-law, Patsy Braswell of Alton, June Green of Nixa, Mo., Wanda Green of Oklahoma, Sarah Braswell Masters of Nebraska, Carolyn Green of Ill.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
James "Jamie" Clary (09/21/06)
James "Jamie" Patrick Clary was born on March 11, 1983, in Overland Park, Kan., son of James and Deborah (Henne) Clary. He died Aug. 29, 2006, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 23. Survivors include his mother, Deborah Clary; a sister, Marisa Clary, and his brother, Bradley Clary, all of Springfield, maternal grandparents, Ed and Joyce Henne of St. ...
Gordon R. Wallis (09/21/06)
Gordon R. Wallis 91, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1914, in McHenry County, Ill., the son of the late Ralph and Nellie Glass Wallis. He served his country in the United States Army. He spent his working years in metal polishing at the Woodstock Die Casting Company...
Billy Russell Bird (09/21/06)
Billy Russell Bird died Sept. 5, 2006, at the age of 51. He grew up in Wirth, Ark., with his six brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his wife, Dianna Bird; three daughters and sons-in-law, April and John Walsh, and Kristin and Jamie Turnbough, of Mammoth Spring and Emily and Anthony Bettis of Alton, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Ashley, Bailey, and Aysa Walsh; Avery Turnbough, Aden, Keyleigh and Abbagale Bettis; three sisters, Judy Bennett of Texas, Faye Owens of South Carolina, and Nancy Frazier of Arkansas; five brothers, Charles Bird of Colorado, Larry Bird, David Bird, Pete Collins and Tony Collins all of Arkansas; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Martin Herman McCain (09/21/06)
Martin Herman McCain, 69, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 28, 1937, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and died Sept. 4, 2006, at the Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. Survivors include one son, Michael McCain; one daughter, Missy McCain both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, Beth Roberts of Couch, Mo., and Roberta Prisock of Oklahoma City, Starksville, Miss.; two brothers, Sammy Cropper of West Plains, Mo., and Bill Cropper of Koshkonong, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
William "Bill" Logue (09/21/06)
William "Bill" Logue, 73, of Williford, formerly of Parkin, Ark., died Sept. 9, 2006, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. He was born Jan. 6, 1933, in Vicksburg, Miss., the son of Lucas Harris Logue Sr. and Ethel Kay Ferguson Logue. He married Glyn Dean Rice on Feb. 19, 1973...
Willis Eugene Grant (09/28/06)
Willis Eugene Grant, 80, of Ash Flat died Sept. 17, 2006, in Salem. Grant was a retired Memphis Light, Gas and Water employee. Survivors include three sons, Norman Grant of Brilliant, Ala.; Roger Grant of Brighton, Tenn., and Michael Grant of Ash Flat; one daughter, Janie Grant of Holly Springs, Miss.; two sisters, Gladys Rhodes of Harrison, Ark., and Betty Simington of Millington, Tenn.; and eight grandchildren...
Shane Allen Bodkins (09/28/06)
Shane Allen Bodkins, 16, of Williford died Sept. 23, 2006. He was born Jan. 7, 1990, in Helena, Ark., the son of Riley Cossey and Angalina Bodkins. He was a student at Williford High School. He was a junior firefighter for the Williford Volunteer Fire Department...
Shane Buckshot Haggins (09/28/06)
Shane Buckshot Haggins, 30, of Mammoth Spring was born Nov. 11, 1975, in Elaine Ark. He died Sept. 13, 2006, in Sharp County, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Janie, of the home; three children, Brittany, Christopher and Kaitlin; his parents, George and Mary Haggins of Mammoth Spring; one brother, Lenny and wife Sarah of Mammoth Spring; one sister, Glenda Throesch and husband Jerry of Pocahontas, Ark.; three stepbrothers, Christopher, Tommy and George Ray Haggins, all of Little Rock; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Ruth Archer Humphreys (09/21/06)
Ruth Archer Humphreys, 101, of Sharp County died Sept. 9, 2006, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Mammoth Spring Oct. 16, 1904. She lived most of her adult life in Memphis and the last 30 years in Sharp County. She was a lifelong Methodist...
Mike Sparks (09/12/06)
Mike Sparks, 56, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born Jan. 10, 1950, in Amarillo, Texas, the son of Russell S. Sparks and Laura Hammond Sparks He was a member of the Garden Point Methodist Church, and was employed as a car salesman...
Martha Elizabeth McIntyre (09/05/06)
Martha Elizabeth McIntyre, age 97, of Highland died Aug. 29, 2006 in Salem. She was born May 28, 1909, at Dows, Iowa, to Emil and Kristiane Henrikson. She was a graduate of North Central Bible College, Minneapolis, Minn. She was united in marriage to William Kenneth McIntyre Oct. ...
Lloyd Robert "Bob" Lininger (09/28/06)
Lloyd Robert "Bob" Lininger, 84, of Walnut Ridge, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 16, 2006, at his residence. He was born April 8, 1922, in Hazelton, W.Va., son of Lloyd Alexander and Mary Ann Bevins Lininger. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II, was a construction worker and a member of the Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church...
JaNoel Lot Bess (09/21/06)
JaNoel Lot Bess, 49, of Hardy died Sept. 13, 2006, at NEA Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, she was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and worked as a speech therapist in the Little Rock area from 1979-1981. ...
Joseph Douglas Halbach Jr. (09/28/06)
Joseph Douglas Halbach Jr., 77, of Germantown, Tenn., died Sept. 21, 2006, at his home. He was a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Korean War, and was a retired general manager of Southern Laminating Co...
Herbert Sellars (09/28/06)
Herbert E. Sellars, 92, died Sept. 10, 2006, at his residence in Imboden, Ark. He was a self-employed farmer and had lived in Imboden for the last seven years, moving there from Ravenden. He was a member of the Ravenden Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife, Essie Marie Eaton Sellers of the home; a daughter, Thena Sue Sellers of Imboden; one grandchild, Barry; and one great-grandchild, Lindsay...
Helen "Aggalene" Hughes (09/28/06)
Helen "Aggalene" Hughes, 74, of Williford died Sept. 19, 2006, in Batesville, Ark. She was a worthy matron of Eastern Star. Survivors include her husband, Oland, and daughter, Olanda Hollis of Williford; another daughter, Louellen Kimberland of McAllen, Texas; and three grandsons, Bryan and Riley Kimberland and Benjamin Sauer...
Gordon Wallis (09/21/06)
Gordon R. Wallis 91, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 13, 2006, at his residence. He was born Oct. 4, 1914, in McHenry County, Ill., the son of the late Ralph and Nellie Glass Wallis. He served his country in the United States Army. He spent his working years in metal polishing at the woodstock Die Casting Company...
George Colles (09/12/06)
George E. Colles, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 25, 2006, at the Baptist Medical Center in Little R ock. He was born Sept. 5, 1917, at Schewaing, Mich., the son of Thomas and Mary Ann (Leoffler) Colles. He was a petroleum engineer for Phillips Oil Company for 47 years, a talented golfer and a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Floyd Baker (09/12/06)
Floyd Edwin Baker, age 79, of Hardy died Sept. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born Aug. 8, 1927, in Hardy, the son of Harve and Florence Baker. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army. He retired from the Ozark Acres Land Company as a water superintendent after 28 years of service. He recently retired after serving 37 years on the board of directors of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative. He was a member and deacon at the New Hope Baptist Church...
Ella Mae Scheschi (09/05/06)
Ella Mae Scheschi, 88, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 26, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born June 20, 1918, in Green Bay, Wis., the daughter of the late Nels and Anna McKeague Hendrickson. She served as a professor at St. Norbert's College in De Pere, Wis., and teacher at the following elementary schools in Wisconsin: Sturgeon Bay, Seymour and West De Pere. She was also a social worker for family services in Green Bay...
Donnie Adair Easley (09/28/06)
Donnie Adair Easley, aka "DD" and "Mama D," of Cherokee Village died Sept. 22, 2006. She was born Nov. 5, 1934, in Havana, Ark., the daughter of Julius and Hazel Baker Adair. She retired in 1992 from Southwestern Bell Telephone company. During her 25 year of service, she held positions in McGehee, Little Rock, Forrest City and Jonesboro...
Cleburn Hastings (09/05/06)
Cleburn Hastings, 65, of Sandtown died Aug. 27, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 16, 1941, at Sandtown, to Laman Alvis and Margaret Juanita (Lesley) Hastings. He was retired from White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of the Pool's Chapel Free Will Baptist Church at Sandtown...
Bonny Reed (09/12/06)
Bonny F. Reed, (nee Campbell) of Pacific, Mo., died Aug. 25, 2006, at the age of 56. She was born Aug. 3, 1950, the daughter of William Albert and Delores Althea (nee Curry) Campbell. Survivors include two daughters, Laura Henry of Mammoth Spring and Melinda Lee of Hardy; one son, Robert, and wife Amanda Reed of Little Rock; two sisters, Shirley and husband Art Wade of Pacific and Barbara Christian of Pacific; two brothers, William "Bill" Campbell of Villa Ridge, and Eddie and wife Jan Campbell of Cherokee Village; six grandchildren, Derrick, Eric, Sarah, Shelby, Stephanie and Stephen; and her beloved Furby. ...
Billy Russell Bird (09/21/06)
Billy Russell Bird died Sept. 5, 2006, at the age of 51. He grew up in Wirth, Ark., with his six brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his wife, Dianna Bird; three daughters and sons-in-law, April and John Walsh, and Kristin and Jamie Turnbough of Mammoth Spring and Emily and Anthony Bettis of Alton, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Ashley, Bailey and Aysa Walsh, Avery Turnbough, Aden, Keyleigh and Abbagale Bettis; three sisters, Judy Bennett of Texas, Faye Owens of South Carolina, and Nancy Frazier of Arkansas; five brothers, Charles Bird of Colorado, Larry Bird, David Bird, Pete Collins and Tony Collins, all of Arkansas; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Betty Diaz (09/21/06)
Betty W. Diaz, age 75, of Evening Shade died Sept. 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Sanford, Fla., the daughter of Ralph and Allene Windham. She was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping and crossword puzzles...
Andrew Walter Hogan (09/12/06)
Andrew Walter Hogan, 82, of Hardy died Aug. 29, 2006, at his home. Hogan was born Dec. 22, 1923, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Irvin Hogan and Ester (Anderson) Hogan. He worked many years for the Del Monte Corporation and retired as a head line mechanic. He moved to Hardy 20 years ago from Rochelle, Ill. He attended the Highland Assembly of God and also the Ash Flat Church of God...
Alice Theurer (09/05/06)
Anne E. Theurer, 82, of Cave City died Aug. 16, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 15, 1923, at Muskegon, Mich., the daughter of Harold J. and Carolyn (Keene) Craig. She retired from Sprow Hospital in Lansing, Mich., and was of the Protestant faith...