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Obituaries from November 2006

Richard (Dick) Mack Bryan (11/02/06)
Richard (Dick) Mack Bryan, 77, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 27, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on Feb. 6, 1929, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, the son of the late Harry D. and Nina M. (Belcher) Bryan. He was a graduate of Blume High School in Wapakoneta and Northwestern School of Commerce in Lima, Ohio...
Neva Christene McMullen (11/02/06)
Neva Christene (Deather-age) Brown McMullen, 78, of Independence, Mo., died Oct. 16, 2006, at Independence Manor Care Center. She was born in Argosy, Ark. She was a member of Flora Baptist Church in Viola. Survivors include two sons, Richard Brown of Rainier, Oregon, and Danny Brown of Gardner, Kan.; three daughters, Ellene Brown of Centerville, Ohio, Linda Roberts of Indepen- dence, Mo., and Delores Sanders of Merkel, Texas; a stepson, Wayne McMullen of Lawrence, Kan.; a stepdaughter, Sharon Oschel of Lawrence, Kan.; two sisters, Eula Schieck of Oakville, Wash., and Vera Austin of Spokane, Wash.; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; a great- great-grandchild; and a stepgreat-great-grandchild;. ...
Stephen Kester (11/02/06)
Stephen Dickson Kester of Salem, son of Paul Dickson and Beverly Jean (Martin) Kester, was born Nov. 9, 1947, at Kewanee, Ill. He died Oct. 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 58. Kester worked as a grocery store clerk. He attended school at Rock Island, East Moline and the University of Illinois. He was confirmed at the St. John's Lutheran Church in East Moline, Ill...
Rosie Lee Ford (11/02/06)
Rosie Lee Ford, 93, of Pocahontas, Ark., died Oct. 25, 2006, at Randolph Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 12, 1912, in Elizabeth, Ark., the daughter of the late Laura (O'Dell) Foster and Zachary Taylor Foster. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Randal (Ann) Ford of Oakton, Va., and Don (Peggy) Ford of Nesbitt, Miss.; two daughters, Laura Ford of Pocahontas and Anna Gail (Eric) Thompson of Springdale, Ark.; one sister, Mary Lou (Eugene) Roberts of Paragould; three grandsons, Randy Ford and wife Jennifer of Knoxville, Tenn., Jefferson Ford of Oakton, Va., and Michael Ford of Nesbitt, Miss.; and a great-grandson, Rand Ford of Knoxville, Tenn.. ...
Lavada Greene Harper (11/02/06)
Ora Lavada Greene Harper, 86, died at Legacy Hospital in Tyler, Texas. She was born July 16, 1920, in Mammoth Spring to Milton Lorenzo Greene and Calrissia Maye Applegate Greene of Fulton County, who preceded her in death. She attended the Assembly of God in Mt. Carmel, Ill., for many years...
Brandon Spencer Koch (11/02/06)
Brandon Spencer Koch, age 28, of Kuwait City, Kuwait, formally of Oxford, Ark., died Oct. 18, 2006, in Kuwait. He was born on Nov. 10, 1978, to Curtis Eugene and Dolly Alena Layton Koch at Placerville, Calif. He served in the United States Army from, 1997 to 2004 where he was involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. ...
Frank B. Covollo Sr. (11/02/06)
Frank B. Covollo Sr. 78, of Highland died Oct. 23, 2006, at his residence. Covollo was born on Sept. 20, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Anthony and Mary Covollo. He was united in marriage to Dolores Chichirichi in Elton, Md., in 1945. Covollo was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He was retired from the heating and cooling industry...
Wayne C. Graybeal Jr. (11/02/06)
Wayne C. "Mud Creek" Graybeal Jr., 72, of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 21, 2006, at his residence. He was born May 28, 1934, at Lancaster, Pa., the son of the late Mildred Graybeal and Wayne Graybeal Sr. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Grady Granger DuBois (11/02/06)
Grady Granger DuBois of Thayer, Mo., was born in West Plains, Mo. on Aug. 26, 2006, and died in Bentonville, Ark., on Oct. 20, 2006. Grady's parents are Geoff and Christie DuBois. His siblings are Eli, Isaiah and Gracie Love. Grandparents are Mike and Linda DuBois, Don and Cindy Hatman. ...
Edna Billingsley (11/02/06)
Edna Willene Billingsley, 84, of Franklin, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2006, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. Billingsley was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Ash Flat the daugher of Dewey and Flossie (Estes) Bates. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Franklin. She enjoyed workig crossword puzzles sewing and gardening...
Buna Ann Prewett (11/02/06)
Buna Ann Prewett of Oxford, daughter of the late Robert Lafayette and Catherine (Montgomery) Stroud, was born on May 21, 1927, at Wideman, Ark. She died Oct. 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 79. She was united in marriage to Bernard Raydean Prewett on Aug. 9, 1943, at Wheeling, Ark., and to this union a son was born. She worked as an inspector at the Tri-County Shirt Factory and was a member of the Oxford Church of Christ...
Jerry Daniel Clark (11/02/06)
Jerry Lloyd Daniel Clark of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Floyd Macon and Linnie Mae (Smith) Clark, was born on July 11, 1937, at Canalou, Mo. He died Oct. 23, 2006, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 69. Clark was united in marriage to Patricia Mae Simmons on Oct. 24, 1957, at Crown Point, Ind. He worked as a landscaper and was of the Baptist faith...
Elmer C. Wilson (11/02/06)
Elmer C. Wilson, of Searcy, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, died Oct. 25, 2006. He was born May 20, 1918, in Manderson, Wyo., the son of Ernest and Ermine Wilson. He was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church in Searcy, Chapter 382 Order of Eastern Star where he served in many offices, and the Searcy Masonic Lodge No. 49. He was a World War II veteran who served in the Army in the South Pacific...
Gordon Neil Avery (11/02/06)
Gordon Neil Avery was born the son of Frank Avery and Minnie Trailor Avery on Aug. 19, 1934, in Haines City, Fla. He died Oct. 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 72. He was united in marriage July 22, 1954, in Auburndale, Fla., son of Ella Faye Ennis...
Lenore L. Ring (11/02/06)
Lenore L. Ring, 91, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 22, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Ring was born Aug. 3, 1915, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Otto Franzen and Svea (Weden) Franzen. She graduated from St. ...
Joe Bill Little (11/02/06)
Joe Bill Little, 66, of Alton died at his home on Oct. 18, 2006. He was born in Alton on April 12, 1940, the son of Clyde Little and Hazel Moore Little. He graduated from Alton High School in 1958 and served his country in the U.S. Army from 1963-64...
Howard Aaron Bell (11/02/06)
Howard Aaron Bell, died Oct. 16, 2006,. He was born in New Liberty community north of Alton on Sept. 8, 1921, the son of Samuel Wesley Bell and Lura Edith Albert Bell. He attended rural schools in Oregon County until his family moved to Alton, where he enjoyed playing on a winning basketball team and where he met his future wife, Frances Orr. He graduated from Alton High School in 1941...
Betsy Artlett Winget (11/02/06)
Betsy Artlett Winget, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, daughter of the late Arthur and Bertha Yttrebold, was born on June 19, 1937, at Slater, Iowa. She died Oct. 22, 2006, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Robert Dean Winget on June 24, 1995, at Des Moines...
Nola Inez Utley (11/02/06)
Nola Inez Utley, 92, of Pine Bluff died Oct. 19, 2006. Born in Evening Shade, she was preceded in death by her husband, one son, one grandson, one sister and one brother. Survivors include one son, Frank Utley of West Plains, Mo.; four grandsons; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren...
Irene Ann Reece (11/02/06)
Irene Ann Reece, 98, of Thayer, was born June 13, 1908, in Gainesville, Mo. She died Oct. 16, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include a son, William Randolph Griggs of Lillian, Ala.; a daughter-in-law, Alita Griggs of Thayer; four grandchildren, Kelly Ann Warden, Brian Scott Griggs, Victoria Griggs and Angela Griggs; many great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends...
Max Allen Bassett (11/30/06)
Max Allen Bassett, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Claude and Verna Faye Krutsinger Bassett, was born Oct. 28, 1931, in Xenia, Ill. He died Nov. 21, 2006, at his home. He was united in marriage to Peggy Sue Kiefer on April 13, 1984, at Florence, Ala...
Mary Lou Brison (11/30/06)
Mary Lou Brison of Viola, daughter of the late James Olen and Jodie Lou (Ozbirn) Rosier, was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Salem. She died Nov. 23, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Horace Brison on July 4, 1939, at Viola. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viola Baptist Church...
Lora Lavon Willis (11/30/06)
Lora Lavon Willis, 60, of Elizabeth, daughter of the late George Loyd and Hazel Elizabeth Walker Willis, was born on Aug. 18, 1946, in Henderson, Ark. She died Nov. 20, 2006, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Willis was a homemaker, loved growing plants and sewing. She was of the Baptist faith...
Lula Landers Glenn (11/30/06)
Lula Landers Glenn, 78, of Cave City died Nov. 19, at a Little Rock hospital. She was born March 5, 1928, at Cave City to Edward Daniel and Mattie Alice Cole Johnson. She worked for International Shoe Company in Batesville, Patterson Ford in Cave City and as Cave City Clerk-Recorder for 27 years...
Lonnie "Red" Rackley (11/30/06)
Lonnie Joe "Red" Rackley, age 60, of Thayer, Mo., was born Nov. 19, 1946, in Oregon County, Mo. He died Nov. 22, 2006, at his home. Rackley was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. He graduated from Alton High School in 1964 He served four years with the United States Navy serving in Vietnam...
Sherry Risner Collins (11/30/06)
Sherry Jean Risner Collins was born the daughter of Ed Case and Lillian Combs Case July 19, 1941, in Myrtle, Mo. She died Nov. 22, 2006, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 65. She was united in marriage July 3, 1959, in Myrtle to Tommy Risner. She was united in marriage July 19, 2001, in Eureka Springs, Ark., to Glen Collins...
Aline Lenex (11/16/06)
Aline Lenex of Glencoe, daughter of the late Patrick G. Mullins and Lena Polly Mullins, was born April 7, 1917, in Elkwood, Ala. She died Nov. 12, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Clarence Lenex in 1932 at Paragould, Ark. to this union one son was born...
Virginia Shehorn (11/16/06)
Virginia Lee Owens Shehorn, 87, of Alton, was born Feb. 11, 1919, in Winona, Mo., and died Nov. 5, 2006, at the Shepherd's View Residential Care in Alton. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Frances Owens and Helen Markham; nieces and nephews, Diana and Tom Clary, Joan Sturdy, Jackie Beutler, George and Neda Owens, John Owens, Bill and Cheryle Owens, Terry and Allen Crosno, Jo Spacek, Bob and Katie Briles, Susan and Herb Jourdan, John Markham; her special friend, Wilma Pratt; several great-nieces and great-nephews and friends.. ...
Betty Jean Houston (11/16/06)
~Died 11-8-2006 Betty Jean Houston, 75, a resident of Shawnee, Okla., died Nov. 8, 2006. The cremation was under the direction of Walker Funeral Service in Shawnee. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Betty Louise Phelps (11/16/06)
Betty Louise Phelps, 75, of Burbank, Calif., formerly of Salem, daughter of the late James Henry Meek and Walzie (Wood) Meek, was born on Nov. 13, 1930, in Lamar, Okla. She died Nov. 4, 2006, in Burbank, Calif. She was united in marriage to the late Roy Floyd Phelps on Oct. ...
Haydn James Hall (11/16/06)
Hayden William James Hall, son of the late William Hall and Blodwen Williams Hall, was born Nov. 27, 1925, in Swansea, Wales. He died Nov. 4, 2006, at his home in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Gertrude Murdock on Sept. 1, 1955 in Dover, Wis...
Ruby Christine Cagle (11/16/06)
Ruby Christine Cagle was born the daughter of Henry Sanders and Eva Nickless Sanders Oct. 30, 1924, in Alton, and died Nov. 7, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 82. She was united in marriage Sept. 7, 1946, in Alton to Clarence Bettis, who preceded her in death on Oct. 23, 1968. She was united in marriage Nov. 18, 1972, in Alton to Willie Cagle, who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 1985...
Shirley Bray Mooney (11/16/06)
Shirley Bray Mooney, 67, of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 7, 2006 at Saint Lukes Hospital in Boise, Idaho, following a brief illness. She was born in Caraway, Ark. She was a school teacher in Caraway and also in Artesia, N.M., until she retired in 1994 and moved to Cherokee Village...
Arthur Henry Collins (11/16/06)
Arthur Henry Collins, 78, of Decatur, Ill., died Nov. 3, 2006, at the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, Ill. He was born July 29, 1928, at Hardy, the son of Ira Luther and Lydia Alice Bell (Wrighenour) Collins. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Wagner Castings Company in Decatur and was a member of the Salem Baptist Church in Decatur...
James Junior Bixler (11/16/06)
James Junior Bixler, 79, of Mitchell, Ark., son of the late James Carl and Thena Ivy Jane (Mounce) Bixler, was born on April 14, 1927, at Salem, Mo. He died Nov. 6, 2006, at White River Health Care Center in Calico Rock. He was united in marriage to Norma Pauline Hollabaugh on Feb. ...
Lloyd A. Roberts (11/16/06)
Lloyd A. Roberts, of Bartlett, Tenn., formerly of Salem, son of the late Wirt Neal and Lucy Lenore (Full) Roberts, was born on Jan. 26, 1917, in Parkersburg, W.Va. He died Nov. 6, 2006, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 89 years...
Walter Oneal Hayslip (11/16/06)
Walter Oneal Hayslip, 72, of Strawberry died Nov. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1934, near Batesville, the son of Joseph Henry and Ethel Reynolds Hayslip. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Korean War, was a retired truck driver, an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the East Side Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Dorothy Fay Kauffman (11/16/06)
Dorothy Fay Kauffman, 85, of Malvern died Nov. 5, 2006. She was born Jan. 4, 1921, in Camden, Ark., the daughter of John and Agnes Wright. She married Grady Kauffman on March 20, 1946. She was a member of Southside Baptit Church in Pine Bluff. Survivors include a daughter, Doris Jean Jordan of Dallas, Texas; a son, Dr. ...
George Thomas Bean (11/16/06)
George Thomas Bean, 81, died Nov. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born March 5, 1926, in Burlington, Iowa, the son of George Edward Bean and Margarette Coughlin. He was married to Linda Stever Bean. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as 1st Sgt. He was in world War II, China, Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of the 1st Marine Division Association, the American Legion, and Northeast Arkansas Pipe Puffers...
Mike Mullen (11/16/06)
James Michael Mullen, age 48, of the Hilltop community near Cave City died Nov. 10, 2006, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Little Rock. He was born March 6, 1958, at Batesville the son of O.C. and Jo Mullen. He was a 1976 graduate of Cave City High School, a 1983 graduate of Garland County College in Hot Springs with an associate of business degree...
Gloria Ann Kritzman (11/16/06)
Gloria Ann Kritzman, of Salem, daughter of the late Ollie Perry and Linnie Merea (Wilkens) Maclin, was born Feb. 1, 1951, in Flint, Mich. She died Nov. 6, 2006, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 55. She was united in marriage to Joseph Morefield on Jan. 20, 1978...
Paula Ann Martin (11/16/06)
Paula Ann Martin of Ash Flat, daughter of Waymon Julius and Betty Ann (Hampton) Hertzler, was born on Sept. 16, 1968, in Kirkwood, Mo. She died Nov. 5, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, at the age of 38. She was united in marriage to Robby Ray Martin on May 16, 1992, at Mammoth Spring, and to this union two sons were born. ...
Albert Leon Hudgins (11/09/06)
Albert Leon Hudgins, 61, of Ash Flat died Oct. 31, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Hudgins was born on Aug. 27, 1945, in St. Augustine, Fla., the son of Alvin Hudgins and Faye (Warren) Hudgins. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked many years as a bill collector. He was of the Baptist faith...
Wanda Sue Wiles (11/09/06)
Wanda Sue Wiles, of Williford, died Nov. 3, 2006. She was born on the family home place in Williford on July 3, 1939, the daughter of the late Cay and Estelle Cruse Bettis. She was a painter and published poet, having penned "A Tapestry of Thoughts which appeared in the National Library of Poetry in 1996...
Kenneth Hamilton (11/09/06)
Kenneth Wade Hamilton, 23, of Hardy, died Oct. 25, 2006, in Maryland. He was born on May 16, 1983, in Batesville, the son of Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton. He was a construction worker and an avid hunter. Survivors include his parents, Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton of Hardy; one sisters and her husband, Tonia and Glen Moore of Pocahontas; one brother and his wife, William Matthew and Julie Hamilton of Hardy; his grandparents, Carl Palmar and Lena Mae Hamilton of Hardy; two nieces, Samantha and Stephanie Moore of Pocahontas; two nephews Fermon Alan Moore of Pocahontas and Hunter Matthew Hamilton of Hardy; his uncles, two aunts and many other relatives who mourn his passing.. ...
Alan W. Kimber (11/09/06)
Alan W. Kimber, 86, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 1, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born on April 13, 1920, in the United Kingdom. He was the son of Walter David Kimber and Ethel (Darby) Kimber. He was a veteran of the Royal Air Force in England...
Willie Faye Perkey (11/09/06)
Willie Faye Perkey, 79, of Sidney died Oct. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1927, at Mount Pleasant, Ark., the daughter of the late Morris and Tempie (Glenn) Johnson. She was retired from the Sidney Nursing Home, was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby (11/09/06)
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby, 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He was employed as a sprinkler fitter foreman at Arkansas Automatic Sprinkler. Survivors are his wife, Margaret Rigsby of Ash Flat; his parents, James Hillis Rigsby and Faye Rigsby, three sons, Michael Lee Rigsby, James Eddie Rigsby and Thomas Arnold Rigsby...
Libbye Ann Blevins (11/09/06)
Libbye Ann Blevins, 47, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late C.L. and Georgia Brown, was born on May 5, 1959, in Phoenix, Ariz., and died Oct. 22, 2006, in Little Rock. Survivors include her fiance Rayburn Penter of Mammoth Spring; one son, Melvin Feltman of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Laurita "Lori" Sanders of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four sisters, Linda Smith of Corning, Ark., Bonnie Houseman of Paragould, Ark. ...
Etta Belle Meacham (11/09/06)
Etta Belle Meacham, 75, of Cave City died Oct. 31, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 12, 1931, at Grange, Ark., the daughter of the late Ansel and Monie Christenberry. She was a bookkeeper and manager for Curia Creek Apartments in Cave City...
Joyce Lou Baldridge (11/09/06)
Joyce Lou Baldridge, 67, died Oct. 29, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born April 9, 1939, in Noel, Mo., the daughter of the late Charles and Ada Collier Forney. She was united in marriage to Edward Baldridge on June 29, 1957. He preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1995...
Lester LaClair Elrod (11/09/06)
Lester LaClair Elrod, 91, of Hardy, died Nov. 3, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab. He was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Prairie City, Iowa the son of the late Carl Elrod and Myra Young. He was employed for Elrod Furniture Sales for 22 years and was a farmer in Iowa before moving to Cherokee Village...
Edith Robertson (11/09/06)
Edith Pauline Robertson was born the daughter of James O. Standage and Minnie Mabell Harris Standage on Nov. 29, 1920, in Tuckerman, Ark. She died on Oct. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage Aug. 6, 1938, in Salem, Ark., to Carl Lester Robertson who preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1988...
Louise Wilson (11/09/06)
Louise Wilson, 81, of Alton, was born Oct. 20, 1925, in Couch, Mo., and died Oct. 27, 2006, at Shepherd's View Residential Care facility. She was united in marriage to John Daniel "Dan" Wilson Sept. 1, 1946. He preceded her in death. She was employed for many years at the Alton Western Auto Store...
John David Lacy (11/09/06)
John David Lacy of Glencoe, son of the late William Harrison and Opal Gladys (Couch) Lacy, was born Sept. 27, 1934 at Hunter, Ark., He died Oct. 30, 2006, at the John McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 72. He was married to Dorothy Sybil Atwell on April 7, 1962, at Holly Grove, Ark. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and worked at Riceland as a shipping foreman...
Troy Thomas Sisco (11/09/06)
Troy Thomas Sisco, 80, of Alton, was born March 16, 1926, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Oct. 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was united in marriage to Jettie Wheeler on March 24, 1947, who survives. Other survivors include one son, Dewayne Sisco and wife Sally of West Plains; three daughters, Mary Sisco of the home, Joyce Mooney and husband Tom of West Plains, Clois Ford and husband Rick of North Carolina; a special daughter, Angie Casey and husband Brant of Alton; 10 grandchildren, Danny and Shelley Sisco, Steve and Keri Evans, Jodie and Jackie Sisco, Brian and Leslie Bettis, Shannon and Charity Ford; six great-grandchildren, Cole and Tom Bettis, Ciara Sisco, Mackenzie Hutson, Tyson and Gauge Sisco; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Troy Thomas Sisco (11/09/06)
Troy Thomas Sisco, 80, of Alton, was born March 16, 1926, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Oct. 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was united in marriage to Jettie Wheeler on March 24, 1947, who survives. Other survivors include one son, Dewayne Sisco and wife Sally of West Plains; three daughters, Mary Sisco of the home, Joyce Mooney and husband Tom of West Plains, Clois Ford and husband Rick of North Carolina; a special daughter, Angie Casey and husband Brant of Alton; 10 grandchildren, Danny and Shelley Sisco, Steve and Keri Evans, Jodie and Jackie Sisco, Brian and Leslie Bettis, Shannon and Charity Ford; six great-grandchildren, Cole and Tom Bettis, Ciara Sisco, Mackenzie Hutson, Tyson and Gauge Sisco; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Kenneth Hamilton (11/09/06)
Kenneth Wade Hamilton, 23, of Hardy, died Oct. 25, 2006, in Maryland. He was born on May 16, 1983, in Batesville, the son of Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton. He was a construction worker and an avid hunter. Survivors include his parents, Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton of Hardy; one sisters and her husband, Tonia and Glen Moore of Pocahontas; one brother and his wife, William Matthew and Julie Hamilton of Hardy; his grandparents, Carl Palmar and Lena Mae Hamilton of Hardy; two nieces, Samantha and Stephanie Moore of Pocahontas; two nephews Fermon Alan Moore of Pocahontas and Hunter Matthew Hamilton of Hardy; his uncles, two aunts and many other relatives who mourn his passing.. ...
Alan W. Kimber (11/09/06)
Alan W. Kimber, 86, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 1, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born on April 13, 1920, in the United Kingdom. He was the son of Walter David Kimber and Ethel (Darby) Kimber. He was a veteran of the Royal Air Force in England...
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby (11/09/06)
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby, 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He was employed as a sprinkler fitter foreman at Arkansas Automatic Sprinkler. Survivors are his wife, Margaret Rigsby of Ash Flat; his parents, James Hillis Rigsby and Faye Rigsby, three sons, Michael Lee Rigsby, James Eddie Rigsby and Thomas Arnold Rigsby...
John David Lacy (11/09/06)
John David Lacy of Glencoe, son of the late William Harrison and Opal Gladys (Couch) Lacy, was born Sept. 27, 1934 at Hunter, Ark., He died Oct. 30, 2006, at the John McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 72. He was married to Dorothy Sybil Atwell on April 7, 1962, at Holly Grove, Ark. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and worked at Riceland as a shipping foreman...
Lester LaClair Elrod (11/09/06)
Lester LaClair Elrod, 91, of Hardy, died Nov. 3, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab. He was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Prairie City, Iowa the son of the late Carl Elrod and Myra Young. He was employed for Elrod Furniture Sales for 22 years and was a farmer in Iowa before moving to Cherokee Village...
Louise Wilson (11/09/06)
Louise Wilson, 81, of Alton, was born Oct. 20, 1925, in Couch, Mo., and died Oct. 27, 2006, at Shepherd's View Residential Care facility. She was united in marriage to John Daniel "Dan" Wilson Sept. 1, 1946. He preceded her in death. She was employed for many years at the Alton Western Auto Store...
Albert Leon Hudgins (11/09/06)
Albert Leon Hudgins, 61, of Ash Flat died Oct. 31, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Hudgins was born on Aug. 27, 1945, in St. Augustine, Fla., the son of Alvin Hudgins and Faye (Warren) Hudgins. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked many years as a bill collector. He was of the Baptist faith...
Wanda Sue Wiles (11/09/06)
Wanda Sue Wiles, of Williford, died Nov. 3, 2006. She was born on the family home place in Williford on July 3, 1939, the daughter of the late Cay and Estelle Cruse Bettis. She was a painter and published poet, having penned "A Tapestry of Thoughts which appeared in the National Library of Poetry in 1996...
Etta Belle Meacham (11/09/06)
Etta Belle Meacham, 75, of Cave City died Oct. 31, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 12, 1931, at Grange, Ark., the daughter of the late Ansel and Monie Christenberry. She was a bookkeeper and manager for Curia Creek Apartments in Cave City...
Joyce Lou Baldridge (11/09/06)
Joyce Lou Baldridge, 67, died Oct. 29, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born April 9, 1939, in Noel, Mo., the daughter of the late Charles and Ada Collier Forney. She was united in marriage to Edward Baldridge on June 29, 1957. He preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1995...
Edith Robertson (11/09/06)
Edith Pauline Robertson was born the daughter of James O. Standage and Minnie Mabell Harris Standage on Nov. 29, 1920, in Tuckerman, Ark. She died on Oct. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage Aug. 6, 1938, in Salem, Ark., to Carl Lester Robertson who preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1988...
Libbye Ann Blevins (11/09/06)
Libbye Ann Blevins, 47, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late C.L. and Georgia Brown, was born on May 5, 1959, in Phoenix, Ariz., and died Oct. 22, 2006, in Little Rock. Survivors include her fiance Rayburn Penter of Mammoth Spring; one son, Melvin Feltman of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Laurita "Lori" Sanders of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four sisters, Linda Smith of Corning, Ark., Bonnie Houseman of Paragould, Ark. ...
Willie Faye Perkey (11/09/06)
Willie Faye Perkey, 79, of Sidney died Oct. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1927, at Mount Pleasant, Ark., the daughter of the late Morris and Tempie (Glenn) Johnson. She was retired from the Sidney Nursing Home, was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
William W. Haven (11/24/06)
William W. Haven, 81, of Cave City died Nov. 17, 2006, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was born Jan. 3, 1925, at Memphis, Tenn., the son of Harry L. and Gabrielle (Westbrook) Haven. He was a retired civil engineer, a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the Cave City Church of Christ...
Dortha Steelsmith (11/24/06)
Dortha Mae (Doti) (Padgett) Steelsmith, 80, of Lebanon Ind., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, died Nov. 15, 2006, at St. Vincent's Hospice Center in Indianapolis, Ind. She was born Jan., 1, 1926, in Boone County, Ind., the daughter of the late Ralph Padgett and Thelma McRoberts Padgett...
Margjorie Imogene Hall (11/24/06)
Margjorie Imogene Hall was born on Aug. 24, 1926, in Portageville, Mo., the daughter of John B. Sherrod and Ida Nancy Wyatt Sherrod and died Nov. 11, 2006, at her home in Myrtle at the age of 80. She was united in marriage March 11, 1947, in Portage-ville to Carl Joseph Hall who preceded her in death Oct. 12, 1983...
William Joseph Woods (11/24/06)
William Joseph Woods, age 58, of Thayer, was born Nov. 29, 1947, in Couch and died Nov. 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include his mother, Virginia Woods of Thayer; three sons, Kurt Woods, William Dion Woods and Joseph Newton Woods; nine grandchildren; one sister, Margaret Smith; his caregiver and companion, Jan Martin; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Harris Verloyn Dark (11/24/06)
Harris Verloyn Dark, 85, of Hardy, died Nov. 20, 2006, in Jonesboro. He was a teacher for 35 years in Hardy and Highland. He served in World War II. He was a deacon at Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy, a former member of Lions Club and an avid fisherman...
Rosie Lee Ford (11/02/06)
Rosie Lee Ford, 93, of Pocahontas, Ark., died Oct. 25, 2006, at Randolph Medical Center. She was born on Dec. 12, 1912, in Elizabeth, Ark., the daughter of the late Laura (O'Dell) Foster and Zachary Taylor Foster. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons, Randal (Ann) Ford of Oakton, Va., and Don (Peggy) Ford of Nesbitt, Miss.; two daughters, Laura Ford of Pocahontas and Anna Gail (Eric) Thompson of Springdale, Ark.; one sister, Mary Lou (Eugene) Roberts of Paragould; three grandsons, Randy Ford and wife Jennifer of Knoxville, Tenn., Jefferson Ford of Oakton, Va., and Michael Ford of Nesbitt, Miss.; and a great-grandson, Rand Ford of Knoxville, Tenn.. ...
Brandon Spencer Koch (11/02/06)
Brandon Spencer Koch, age 28, of Kuwait City, Kuwait, formally of Oxford, Ark., died Oct. 18, 2006, in Kuwait. He was born on Nov. 10, 1978, to Curtis Eugene and Dolly Alena Layton Koch at Placerville, Calif. He served in the United States Army from, 1997 to 2004 where he was involved in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. ...
Elmer C. Wilson (11/02/06)
Elmer C. Wilson, of Searcy, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, died Oct. 25, 2006. He was born May 20, 1918, in Manderson, Wyo., the son of Ernest and Ermine Wilson. He was a member of Park Avenue Baptist Church in Searcy, Chapter 382 Order of Eastern Star where he served in many offices, and the Searcy Masonic Lodge No. 49. He was a World War II veteran who served in the Army in the South Pacific...
Jerry Daniel Clark (11/02/06)
Jerry Lloyd Daniel Clark of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Floyd Macon and Linnie Mae (Smith) Clark, was born on July 11, 1937, at Canalou, Mo. He died Oct. 23, 2006, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 69. Clark was united in marriage to Patricia Mae Simmons on Oct. 24, 1957, at Crown Point, Ind. He worked as a landscaper and was of the Baptist faith...
Buna Ann Prewett (11/02/06)
Buna Ann Prewett of Oxford, daughter of the late Robert Lafayette and Catherine (Montgomery) Stroud, was born on May 21, 1927, at Wideman, Ark. She died Oct. 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 79. She was united in marriage to Bernard Raydean Prewett on Aug. 9, 1943, at Wheeling, Ark., and to this union a son was born. She worked as an inspector at the Tri-County Shirt Factory and was a member of the Oxford Church of Christ...
Edna Billingsley (11/02/06)
Edna Willene Billingsley, 84, of Franklin, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2006, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. Billingsley was born Aug. 4, 1922, in Ash Flat the daugher of Dewey and Flossie (Estes) Bates. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Franklin. She enjoyed workig crossword puzzles sewing and gardening...
Grady Granger DuBois (11/02/06)
Grady Granger DuBois of Thayer, Mo., was born in West Plains, Mo. on Aug. 26, 2006, and died in Bentonville, Ark., on Oct. 20, 2006. Grady's parents are Geoff and Christie DuBois. His siblings are Eli, Isaiah and Gracie Love. Grandparents are Mike and Linda DuBois, Don and Cindy Hatman. ...
Wayne C. Graybeal Jr. (11/02/06)
Wayne C. "Mud Creek" Graybeal Jr., 72, of Williford, Ark., died Oct. 21, 2006, at his residence. He was born May 28, 1934, at Lancaster, Pa., the son of the late Mildred Graybeal and Wayne Graybeal Sr. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps...
Frank B. Covollo Sr. (11/02/06)
Frank B. Covollo Sr. 78, of Highland died Oct. 23, 2006, at his residence. Covollo was born on Sept. 20, 1928, in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Anthony and Mary Covollo. He was united in marriage to Dolores Chichirichi in Elton, Md., in 1945. Covollo was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He was retired from the heating and cooling industry...
Richard (Dick) Mack Bryan (11/02/06)
Richard (Dick) Mack Bryan, 77, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 27, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born on Feb. 6, 1929, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, the son of the late Harry D. and Nina M. (Belcher) Bryan. He was a graduate of Blume High School in Wapakoneta and Northwestern School of Commerce in Lima, Ohio...
Gordon Neil Avery (11/02/06)
Gordon Neil Avery was born the son of Frank Avery and Minnie Trailor Avery on Aug. 19, 1934, in Haines City, Fla. He died Oct. 20, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 72. He was united in marriage July 22, 1954, in Auburndale, Fla., son of Ella Faye Ennis...
Nola Inez Utley (11/02/06)
Nola Inez Utley, 92, of Pine Bluff died Oct. 19, 2006. Born in Evening Shade, she was preceded in death by her husband, one son, one grandson, one sister and one brother. Survivors include one son, Frank Utley of West Plains, Mo.; four grandsons; six great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren...
Neva Christene McMullen (11/02/06)
Neva Christene (Deather-age) Brown McMullen, 78, of Independence, Mo., died Oct. 16, 2006, at Independence Manor Care Center. She was born in Argosy, Ark. She was a member of Flora Baptist Church in Viola. Survivors include two sons, Richard Brown of Rainier, Oregon, and Danny Brown of Gardner, Kan.; three daughters, Ellene Brown of Centerville, Ohio, Linda Roberts of Indepen- dence, Mo., and Delores Sanders of Merkel, Texas; a stepson, Wayne McMullen of Lawrence, Kan.; a stepdaughter, Sharon Oschel of Lawrence, Kan.; two sisters, Eula Schieck of Oakville, Wash., and Vera Austin of Spokane, Wash.; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; a great- great-grandchild; and a stepgreat-great-grandchild;. ...
Irene Ann Reece (11/02/06)
Irene Ann Reece, 98, of Thayer, was born June 13, 1908, in Gainesville, Mo. She died Oct. 16, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include a son, William Randolph Griggs of Lillian, Ala.; a daughter-in-law, Alita Griggs of Thayer; four grandchildren, Kelly Ann Warden, Brian Scott Griggs, Victoria Griggs and Angela Griggs; many great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends...
Howard Aaron Bell (11/02/06)
Howard Aaron Bell, died Oct. 16, 2006,. He was born in New Liberty community north of Alton on Sept. 8, 1921, the son of Samuel Wesley Bell and Lura Edith Albert Bell. He attended rural schools in Oregon County until his family moved to Alton, where he enjoyed playing on a winning basketball team and where he met his future wife, Frances Orr. He graduated from Alton High School in 1941...
Stephen Kester (11/02/06)
Stephen Dickson Kester of Salem, son of Paul Dickson and Beverly Jean (Martin) Kester, was born Nov. 9, 1947, at Kewanee, Ill. He died Oct. 20, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 58. Kester worked as a grocery store clerk. He attended school at Rock Island, East Moline and the University of Illinois. He was confirmed at the St. John's Lutheran Church in East Moline, Ill...
Lavada Greene Harper (11/02/06)
Ora Lavada Greene Harper, 86, died at Legacy Hospital in Tyler, Texas. She was born July 16, 1920, in Mammoth Spring to Milton Lorenzo Greene and Calrissia Maye Applegate Greene of Fulton County, who preceded her in death. She attended the Assembly of God in Mt. Carmel, Ill., for many years...
Betsy Artlett Winget (11/02/06)
Betsy Artlett Winget, 69, of Horseshoe Bend, daughter of the late Arthur and Bertha Yttrebold, was born on June 19, 1937, at Slater, Iowa. She died Oct. 22, 2006, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was united in marriage to Robert Dean Winget on June 24, 1995, at Des Moines...
Lenore L. Ring (11/02/06)
Lenore L. Ring, 91, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 22, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Ring was born Aug. 3, 1915, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Otto Franzen and Svea (Weden) Franzen. She graduated from St. ...
Joe Bill Little (11/02/06)
Joe Bill Little, 66, of Alton died at his home on Oct. 18, 2006. He was born in Alton on April 12, 1940, the son of Clyde Little and Hazel Moore Little. He graduated from Alton High School in 1958 and served his country in the U.S. Army from 1963-64...
Lonnie "Red" Rackley (11/30/06)
Lonnie Joe "Red" Rackley, age 60, of Thayer, Mo., was born Nov. 19, 1946, in Oregon County, Mo. He died Nov. 22, 2006, at his home. Rackley was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church. He graduated from Alton High School in 1964 He served four years with the United States Navy serving in Vietnam...
Mary Lou Brison (11/30/06)
Mary Lou Brison of Viola, daughter of the late James Olen and Jodie Lou (Ozbirn) Rosier, was born Feb. 18, 1924, in Salem. She died Nov. 23, 2006, at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 82. She was united in marriage to Horace Brison on July 4, 1939, at Viola. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viola Baptist Church...
Sherry Risner Collins (11/30/06)
Sherry Jean Risner Collins was born the daughter of Ed Case and Lillian Combs Case July 19, 1941, in Myrtle, Mo. She died Nov. 22, 2006, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 65. She was united in marriage July 3, 1959, in Myrtle to Tommy Risner. She was united in marriage July 19, 2001, in Eureka Springs, Ark., to Glen Collins...
Max Allen Bassett (11/30/06)
Max Allen Bassett, 75, of Horseshoe Bend, son of the late Claude and Verna Faye Krutsinger Bassett, was born Oct. 28, 1931, in Xenia, Ill. He died Nov. 21, 2006, at his home. He was united in marriage to Peggy Sue Kiefer on April 13, 1984, at Florence, Ala...
Lora Lavon Willis (11/30/06)
Lora Lavon Willis, 60, of Elizabeth, daughter of the late George Loyd and Hazel Elizabeth Walker Willis, was born on Aug. 18, 1946, in Henderson, Ark. She died Nov. 20, 2006, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Willis was a homemaker, loved growing plants and sewing. She was of the Baptist faith...
Lula Landers Glenn (11/30/06)
Lula Landers Glenn, 78, of Cave City died Nov. 19, at a Little Rock hospital. She was born March 5, 1928, at Cave City to Edward Daniel and Mattie Alice Cole Johnson. She worked for International Shoe Company in Batesville, Patterson Ford in Cave City and as Cave City Clerk-Recorder for 27 years...
Haydn James Hall (11/16/06)
Hayden William James Hall, son of the late William Hall and Blodwen Williams Hall, was born Nov. 27, 1925, in Swansea, Wales. He died Nov. 4, 2006, at his home in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Gertrude Murdock on Sept. 1, 1955 in Dover, Wis...
Betty Louise Phelps (11/16/06)
Betty Louise Phelps, 75, of Burbank, Calif., formerly of Salem, daughter of the late James Henry Meek and Walzie (Wood) Meek, was born on Nov. 13, 1930, in Lamar, Okla. She died Nov. 4, 2006, in Burbank, Calif. She was united in marriage to the late Roy Floyd Phelps on Oct. ...
Ruby Christine Cagle (11/16/06)
Ruby Christine Cagle was born the daughter of Henry Sanders and Eva Nickless Sanders Oct. 30, 1924, in Alton, and died Nov. 7, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer at the age of 82. She was united in marriage Sept. 7, 1946, in Alton to Clarence Bettis, who preceded her in death on Oct. 23, 1968. She was united in marriage Nov. 18, 1972, in Alton to Willie Cagle, who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 1985...
Walter Oneal Hayslip (11/16/06)
Walter Oneal Hayslip, 72, of Strawberry died Nov. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1934, near Batesville, the son of Joseph Henry and Ethel Reynolds Hayslip. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Korean War, was a retired truck driver, an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the East Side Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Shirley Bray Mooney (11/16/06)
Shirley Bray Mooney, 67, of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 7, 2006 at Saint Lukes Hospital in Boise, Idaho, following a brief illness. She was born in Caraway, Ark. She was a school teacher in Caraway and also in Artesia, N.M., until she retired in 1994 and moved to Cherokee Village...
Paula Ann Martin (11/16/06)
Paula Ann Martin of Ash Flat, daughter of Waymon Julius and Betty Ann (Hampton) Hertzler, was born on Sept. 16, 1968, in Kirkwood, Mo. She died Nov. 5, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, at the age of 38. She was united in marriage to Robby Ray Martin on May 16, 1992, at Mammoth Spring, and to this union two sons were born. ...
Arthur Henry Collins (11/16/06)
Arthur Henry Collins, 78, of Decatur, Ill., died Nov. 3, 2006, at the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville, Ill. He was born July 29, 1928, at Hardy, the son of Ira Luther and Lydia Alice Bell (Wrighenour) Collins. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Wagner Castings Company in Decatur and was a member of the Salem Baptist Church in Decatur...
Gloria Ann Kritzman (11/16/06)
Gloria Ann Kritzman, of Salem, daughter of the late Ollie Perry and Linnie Merea (Wilkens) Maclin, was born Feb. 1, 1951, in Flint, Mich. She died Nov. 6, 2006, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 55. She was united in marriage to Joseph Morefield on Jan. 20, 1978...
James Junior Bixler (11/16/06)
James Junior Bixler, 79, of Mitchell, Ark., son of the late James Carl and Thena Ivy Jane (Mounce) Bixler, was born on April 14, 1927, at Salem, Mo. He died Nov. 6, 2006, at White River Health Care Center in Calico Rock. He was united in marriage to Norma Pauline Hollabaugh on Feb. ...
George Thomas Bean (11/16/06)
George Thomas Bean, 81, died Nov. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born March 5, 1926, in Burlington, Iowa, the son of George Edward Bean and Margarette Coughlin. He was married to Linda Stever Bean. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as 1st Sgt. He was in world War II, China, Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of the 1st Marine Division Association, the American Legion, and Northeast Arkansas Pipe Puffers...
Dorothy Fay Kauffman (11/16/06)
Dorothy Fay Kauffman, 85, of Malvern died Nov. 5, 2006. She was born Jan. 4, 1921, in Camden, Ark., the daughter of John and Agnes Wright. She married Grady Kauffman on March 20, 1946. She was a member of Southside Baptit Church in Pine Bluff. Survivors include a daughter, Doris Jean Jordan of Dallas, Texas; a son, Dr. ...
Lloyd A. Roberts (11/16/06)
Lloyd A. Roberts, of Bartlett, Tenn., formerly of Salem, son of the late Wirt Neal and Lucy Lenore (Full) Roberts, was born on Jan. 26, 1917, in Parkersburg, W.Va. He died Nov. 6, 2006, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 89 years...
Betty Jean Houston (11/16/06)
~Died 11-8-2006 Betty Jean Houston, 75, a resident of Shawnee, Okla., died Nov. 8, 2006. The cremation was under the direction of Walker Funeral Service in Shawnee. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Virginia Shehorn (11/16/06)
Virginia Lee Owens Shehorn, 87, of Alton, was born Feb. 11, 1919, in Winona, Mo., and died Nov. 5, 2006, at the Shepherd's View Residential Care in Alton. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Frances Owens and Helen Markham; nieces and nephews, Diana and Tom Clary, Joan Sturdy, Jackie Beutler, George and Neda Owens, John Owens, Bill and Cheryle Owens, Terry and Allen Crosno, Jo Spacek, Bob and Katie Briles, Susan and Herb Jourdan, John Markham; her special friend, Wilma Pratt; several great-nieces and great-nephews and friends.. ...
Aline Lenex (11/16/06)
Aline Lenex of Glencoe, daughter of the late Patrick G. Mullins and Lena Polly Mullins, was born April 7, 1917, in Elkwood, Ala. She died Nov. 12, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Clarence Lenex in 1932 at Paragould, Ark. to this union one son was born...
Mike Mullen (11/16/06)
James Michael Mullen, age 48, of the Hilltop community near Cave City died Nov. 10, 2006, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Little Rock. He was born March 6, 1958, at Batesville the son of O.C. and Jo Mullen. He was a 1976 graduate of Cave City High School, a 1983 graduate of Garland County College in Hot Springs with an associate of business degree...
John David Lacy (11/09/06)
John David Lacy of Glencoe, son of the late William Harrison and Opal Gladys (Couch) Lacy, was born Sept. 27, 1934 at Hunter, Ark., He died Oct. 30, 2006, at the John McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 72. He was married to Dorothy Sybil Atwell on April 7, 1962, at Holly Grove, Ark. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and worked at Riceland as a shipping foreman...
Louise Wilson (11/09/06)
Louise Wilson, 81, of Alton, was born Oct. 20, 1925, in Couch, Mo., and died Oct. 27, 2006, at Shepherd's View Residential Care facility. She was united in marriage to John Daniel "Dan" Wilson Sept. 1, 1946. He preceded her in death. She was employed for many years at the Alton Western Auto Store...
Albert Leon Hudgins (11/09/06)
Albert Leon Hudgins, 61, of Ash Flat died Oct. 31, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Hudgins was born on Aug. 27, 1945, in St. Augustine, Fla., the son of Alvin Hudgins and Faye (Warren) Hudgins. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked many years as a bill collector. He was of the Baptist faith...
Lester LaClair Elrod (11/09/06)
Lester LaClair Elrod, 91, of Hardy, died Nov. 3, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab. He was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Prairie City, Iowa the son of the late Carl Elrod and Myra Young. He was employed for Elrod Furniture Sales for 22 years and was a farmer in Iowa before moving to Cherokee Village...
Willie Faye Perkey (11/09/06)
Willie Faye Perkey, 79, of Sidney died Oct. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1927, at Mount Pleasant, Ark., the daughter of the late Morris and Tempie (Glenn) Johnson. She was retired from the Sidney Nursing Home, was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby (11/09/06)
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby, 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He was employed as a sprinkler fitter foreman at Arkansas Automatic Sprinkler. Survivors are his wife, Margaret Rigsby of Ash Flat; his parents, James Hillis Rigsby and Faye Rigsby, three sons, Michael Lee Rigsby, James Eddie Rigsby and Thomas Arnold Rigsby...
Alan W. Kimber (11/09/06)
Alan W. Kimber, 86, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 1, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born on April 13, 1920, in the United Kingdom. He was the son of Walter David Kimber and Ethel (Darby) Kimber. He was a veteran of the Royal Air Force in England...
Kenneth Hamilton (11/09/06)
Kenneth Wade Hamilton, 23, of Hardy, died Oct. 25, 2006, in Maryland. He was born on May 16, 1983, in Batesville, the son of Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton. He was a construction worker and an avid hunter. Survivors include his parents, Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton of Hardy; one sisters and her husband, Tonia and Glen Moore of Pocahontas; one brother and his wife, William Matthew and Julie Hamilton of Hardy; his grandparents, Carl Palmar and Lena Mae Hamilton of Hardy; two nieces, Samantha and Stephanie Moore of Pocahontas; two nephews Fermon Alan Moore of Pocahontas and Hunter Matthew Hamilton of Hardy; his uncles, two aunts and many other relatives who mourn his passing.. ...
Wanda Sue Wiles (11/09/06)
Wanda Sue Wiles, of Williford, died Nov. 3, 2006. She was born on the family home place in Williford on July 3, 1939, the daughter of the late Cay and Estelle Cruse Bettis. She was a painter and published poet, having penned "A Tapestry of Thoughts which appeared in the National Library of Poetry in 1996...
Etta Belle Meacham (11/09/06)
Etta Belle Meacham, 75, of Cave City died Oct. 31, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 12, 1931, at Grange, Ark., the daughter of the late Ansel and Monie Christenberry. She was a bookkeeper and manager for Curia Creek Apartments in Cave City...
Joyce Lou Baldridge (11/09/06)
Joyce Lou Baldridge, 67, died Oct. 29, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born April 9, 1939, in Noel, Mo., the daughter of the late Charles and Ada Collier Forney. She was united in marriage to Edward Baldridge on June 29, 1957. He preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1995...
Libbye Ann Blevins (11/09/06)
Libbye Ann Blevins, 47, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late C.L. and Georgia Brown, was born on May 5, 1959, in Phoenix, Ariz., and died Oct. 22, 2006, in Little Rock. Survivors include her fiance Rayburn Penter of Mammoth Spring; one son, Melvin Feltman of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Laurita "Lori" Sanders of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four sisters, Linda Smith of Corning, Ark., Bonnie Houseman of Paragould, Ark. ...
Troy Thomas Sisco (11/09/06)
Troy Thomas Sisco, 80, of Alton, was born March 16, 1926, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Oct. 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was united in marriage to Jettie Wheeler on March 24, 1947, who survives. Other survivors include one son, Dewayne Sisco and wife Sally of West Plains; three daughters, Mary Sisco of the home, Joyce Mooney and husband Tom of West Plains, Clois Ford and husband Rick of North Carolina; a special daughter, Angie Casey and husband Brant of Alton; 10 grandchildren, Danny and Shelley Sisco, Steve and Keri Evans, Jodie and Jackie Sisco, Brian and Leslie Bettis, Shannon and Charity Ford; six great-grandchildren, Cole and Tom Bettis, Ciara Sisco, Mackenzie Hutson, Tyson and Gauge Sisco; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Edith Robertson (11/09/06)
Edith Pauline Robertson was born the daughter of James O. Standage and Minnie Mabell Harris Standage on Nov. 29, 1920, in Tuckerman, Ark. She died on Oct. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage Aug. 6, 1938, in Salem, Ark., to Carl Lester Robertson who preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1988...
Libbye Ann Blevins (11/09/06)
Libbye Ann Blevins, 47, of Mammoth Spring, daughter of the late C.L. and Georgia Brown, was born on May 5, 1959, in Phoenix, Ariz., and died Oct. 22, 2006, in Little Rock. Survivors include her fiance Rayburn Penter of Mammoth Spring; one son, Melvin Feltman of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Laurita "Lori" Sanders of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four sisters, Linda Smith of Corning, Ark., Bonnie Houseman of Paragould, Ark. ...
Troy Thomas Sisco (11/09/06)
Troy Thomas Sisco, 80, of Alton, was born March 16, 1926, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Oct. 30, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was united in marriage to Jettie Wheeler on March 24, 1947, who survives. Other survivors include one son, Dewayne Sisco and wife Sally of West Plains; three daughters, Mary Sisco of the home, Joyce Mooney and husband Tom of West Plains, Clois Ford and husband Rick of North Carolina; a special daughter, Angie Casey and husband Brant of Alton; 10 grandchildren, Danny and Shelley Sisco, Steve and Keri Evans, Jodie and Jackie Sisco, Brian and Leslie Bettis, Shannon and Charity Ford; six great-grandchildren, Cole and Tom Bettis, Ciara Sisco, Mackenzie Hutson, Tyson and Gauge Sisco; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
John David Lacy (11/09/06)
John David Lacy of Glencoe, son of the late William Harrison and Opal Gladys (Couch) Lacy, was born Sept. 27, 1934 at Hunter, Ark., He died Oct. 30, 2006, at the John McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 72. He was married to Dorothy Sybil Atwell on April 7, 1962, at Holly Grove, Ark. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and worked at Riceland as a shipping foreman...
Louise Wilson (11/09/06)
Louise Wilson, 81, of Alton, was born Oct. 20, 1925, in Couch, Mo., and died Oct. 27, 2006, at Shepherd's View Residential Care facility. She was united in marriage to John Daniel "Dan" Wilson Sept. 1, 1946. He preceded her in death. She was employed for many years at the Alton Western Auto Store...
Albert Leon Hudgins (11/09/06)
Albert Leon Hudgins, 61, of Ash Flat died Oct. 31, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Hudgins was born on Aug. 27, 1945, in St. Augustine, Fla., the son of Alvin Hudgins and Faye (Warren) Hudgins. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked many years as a bill collector. He was of the Baptist faith...
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby (11/09/06)
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby, 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He was employed as a sprinkler fitter foreman at Arkansas Automatic Sprinkler. Survivors are his wife, Margaret Rigsby of Ash Flat; his parents, James Hillis Rigsby and Faye Rigsby, three sons, Michael Lee Rigsby, James Eddie Rigsby and Thomas Arnold Rigsby...
Lester LaClair Elrod (11/09/06)
Lester LaClair Elrod, 91, of Hardy, died Nov. 3, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab. He was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Prairie City, Iowa the son of the late Carl Elrod and Myra Young. He was employed for Elrod Furniture Sales for 22 years and was a farmer in Iowa before moving to Cherokee Village...
Willie Faye Perkey (11/09/06)
Willie Faye Perkey, 79, of Sidney died Oct. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1927, at Mount Pleasant, Ark., the daughter of the late Morris and Tempie (Glenn) Johnson. She was retired from the Sidney Nursing Home, was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Joyce Lou Baldridge (11/09/06)
Joyce Lou Baldridge, 67, died Oct. 29, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born April 9, 1939, in Noel, Mo., the daughter of the late Charles and Ada Collier Forney. She was united in marriage to Edward Baldridge on June 29, 1957. He preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1995...
Etta Belle Meacham (11/09/06)
Etta Belle Meacham, 75, of Cave City died Oct. 31, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 12, 1931, at Grange, Ark., the daughter of the late Ansel and Monie Christenberry. She was a bookkeeper and manager for Curia Creek Apartments in Cave City...
Wanda Sue Wiles (11/09/06)
Wanda Sue Wiles, of Williford, died Nov. 3, 2006. She was born on the family home place in Williford on July 3, 1939, the daughter of the late Cay and Estelle Cruse Bettis. She was a painter and published poet, having penned "A Tapestry of Thoughts which appeared in the National Library of Poetry in 1996...
Kenneth Hamilton (11/09/06)
Kenneth Wade Hamilton, 23, of Hardy, died Oct. 25, 2006, in Maryland. He was born on May 16, 1983, in Batesville, the son of Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton. He was a construction worker and an avid hunter. Survivors include his parents, Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton of Hardy; one sisters and her husband, Tonia and Glen Moore of Pocahontas; one brother and his wife, William Matthew and Julie Hamilton of Hardy; his grandparents, Carl Palmar and Lena Mae Hamilton of Hardy; two nieces, Samantha and Stephanie Moore of Pocahontas; two nephews Fermon Alan Moore of Pocahontas and Hunter Matthew Hamilton of Hardy; his uncles, two aunts and many other relatives who mourn his passing.. ...
Alan W. Kimber (11/09/06)
Alan W. Kimber, 86, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 1, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born on April 13, 1920, in the United Kingdom. He was the son of Walter David Kimber and Ethel (Darby) Kimber. He was a veteran of the Royal Air Force in England...
Edith Robertson (11/09/06)
Edith Pauline Robertson was born the daughter of James O. Standage and Minnie Mabell Harris Standage on Nov. 29, 1920, in Tuckerman, Ark. She died on Oct. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage Aug. 6, 1938, in Salem, Ark., to Carl Lester Robertson who preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 1988...
William Joseph Woods (11/24/06)
William Joseph Woods, age 58, of Thayer, was born Nov. 29, 1947, in Couch and died Nov. 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include his mother, Virginia Woods of Thayer; three sons, Kurt Woods, William Dion Woods and Joseph Newton Woods; nine grandchildren; one sister, Margaret Smith; his caregiver and companion, Jan Martin; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Margjorie Imogene Hall (11/24/06)
Margjorie Imogene Hall was born on Aug. 24, 1926, in Portageville, Mo., the daughter of John B. Sherrod and Ida Nancy Wyatt Sherrod and died Nov. 11, 2006, at her home in Myrtle at the age of 80. She was united in marriage March 11, 1947, in Portage-ville to Carl Joseph Hall who preceded her in death Oct. 12, 1983...
Dortha Steelsmith (11/24/06)
Dortha Mae (Doti) (Padgett) Steelsmith, 80, of Lebanon Ind., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, died Nov. 15, 2006, at St. Vincent's Hospice Center in Indianapolis, Ind. She was born Jan., 1, 1926, in Boone County, Ind., the daughter of the late Ralph Padgett and Thelma McRoberts Padgett...
Harris Verloyn Dark (11/24/06)
Harris Verloyn Dark, 85, of Hardy, died Nov. 20, 2006, in Jonesboro. He was a teacher for 35 years in Hardy and Highland. He served in World War II. He was a deacon at Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy, a former member of Lions Club and an avid fisherman...
William W. Haven (11/24/06)
William W. Haven, 81, of Cave City died Nov. 17, 2006, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was born Jan. 3, 1925, at Memphis, Tenn., the son of Harry L. and Gabrielle (Westbrook) Haven. He was a retired civil engineer, a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the Cave City Church of Christ...
Wanda Sue Wiles (11/07/06)
Wanda Sue Wiles of Williford died Nov. 3, 2006, at age 67. She was born on the family home place in Williford on July 3, 1939, the daughter of the late Cay and Estelle Cruse Bettis. She was a painter and published poet, having penned "A Tapestry of Thoughts," which appeared in the National Library of Poetry in 1996...
William W. Haven (11/21/06)
William W. Haven, 81, of Cave City died Nov. 17, 2006, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. He was born Jan. 2, 1925, at Memphis, Tenn., the son of Harry L. and Gabrielle (Westbrook) Haven. He was a retired civil engineer, a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the Cave City Church of Christ...
Walter Oneal Hayslip (11/14/06)
Walter Oneal Hayslip, 72, of Strawberry died Nov. 5, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 18, 1934, near Batesville, the son of Joseph Henry and Ethel Reynolds Hyslip. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served during the Korean War, was a retired truck driver, an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the East Side Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Willie Faye Perkey (11/07/06)
Willie Faye Perkey, 79, of Sidney died Oct. 31, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1927, at Mount Pleasant, Ark., the daughter of the late Morris and Tempie (Glenn) Johnson. She was retired from the Sidney Nursing Home, a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Shirley Bray Mooney (11/14/06)
Shirley Bray Mooney, 67, of Cherokee Village, died Nov. 7, 2006, at Saint Lukes Hospital in Boise, Idaho, following a brief illness. She was born in Caraway, Ark. She was a school teacher in Caraway and also in Artesia, N.M., until she retired in 1994 and moved to Cherokee Village...
Betty Louise Phelps (11/14/06)
Betty Louise Phelps, 75, of Burbank, Calif., formerly of Salem, daughter of the late James Henry Meek and Walzie (Wood) Meek, was born on Nov. 13, 1930, in Lamar, Okla. She died Nov. 4, 2006, in Burbank, Calif. She was united in marriage to the late Roy Floyd Phelps on Oct. ...
Paula Ann Martin (11/14/06)
Paula Ann Martin of Ash Flat, daughter of Waymon and Betty Ann (Hampton) Hertzler, was born on Sept. 16, 1968, in Kirkwood, Mo. She died Nov. 5, 2006, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 38. She was united in marriage to Robby Ray Martin on May 16, 1992, at Mammoth Spring, and to this union two sons were born. ...
Mike Mullen (11/21/06)
James Michael Mullen, age 48, of the Hilltop community near Cave City died Nov. 10, 2006, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Little Rock. He was born March 6, 1958, at Batesville the son of O.C. and Jo Mullen. He was a 1976 graduate of Cave City High School, a 1983 graduate of Garland County College in Hot Springs with an associate of business degree...
Lula Landers Glenn (11/28/06)
Lula Landers Glenn, 78, of Cave City died Nov. 19, 2006, at a Little Rock hospital. She was born March 5, 1928, at Cave City to Edward Daniel and Mattie Alice Cole Johnson. She worked for International Shoe Company in Batesville, Patterson Ford in Cave City and as Cave City clerk-recorder for 27 years. She was an active member of First United Methodist Church in Cave City...
Lester LeClair Elrod (11/07/06)
Lester LeClair Elrod, 91, of Hardy died Nov. 3, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab. He was born Aug. 17, 1915, in Prairie City, Iowa, the son of the late Carl Elrod and Myra Young. He was employed for Elrod Furniture Sales for 22 years and was a farmer in Iowa before moving to Cherokee Village...
Kenneth Hamilton (11/07/06)
Kenneth Wade Hamilton, 23, of Hardy died Oct. 25, 2006, in Maryland. He was born on May 16, 1983, in Batesville, the son of Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton. He was a construction worker and an avid hunter. Survivors include his parents, Kenneth Monroe and Kathy Lynn Hamilton of Hardy; one sisters and her husband, Tonia and Glen Moore of Pocahontas; one brother and his wife, William Matthew and Julie Hamilton of Hardy; his grandparents, Carl Palmar and Lena Mae Hamilton of Hardy; two nieces, Samantha and Stephanie Moore of Pocahontas; two nephews, Fermon Allan Moore of Pocahontas and Hunter Matthew Hamilton of Hardy; his uncles, two aunts and many other relatives who mourn his passing.. ...
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby (11/07/06)
Jeffery Lynn Rigsby, 56, of Ash Flat died Oct. 28, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born in El Paso, Texas. He was employed as a sprinkler fitter foreman at Arkansas Automatic Sprinkler. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Rigsby of Ash Flat; his parents, James Hillis Rigsby and Faye Rigsby; three sons, Michael Lee Rigsby, James Eddie Rigsby and Thomas Arnold Rigsby...
John David Lacy (11/07/06)
John David Lacy of Glencoe, son of the late William Harrison and Opal Gladys (Couch) Lacy, was born on Sept. 27, 1934, at Hunter, Ark. He died Oct. 30, 2006, at the John McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Sybil Atwell on April 7, 1962, at Holly Grove, Ark. He worked for Riceland as a shipping foreman...
Joyce Baldridge (11/07/06)
Joyce Lou Baldridge, 67, died Oct. 29, 2006, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born on April 9, 1929, in Noel, Mo., the daughter of the late Charles and Ada Collier Forney. She was united in marriage to Edward Baldridge on June 29, 1957. He preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1995...
George Thomas Bean (11/14/06)
George Thomas Bean, 81, died Nov. 8, 2006, at his residence. He was born March 5, 1926, in Burlington, Iowa, the son of George Edward Bean and Margarette Coughlin. He was united in marriage to Linda Stever Bean. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as first sergeant. He was in World War II, China, Korea and Vietnam. He was a member of the 1st Marine Division Association, the American Legion, and Northeast Arkansas Pipe Puffers...
Etta Belle Meacham (11/07/06)
Etta Belle Meacham, 75, of Cave City died Oct. 31, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born April 12, 1931, at Grange, Ark., the daughter of the late Ansel and Monie Christenberry. She was a bookkeeper and manager for Curia Creek Apartments in Cave City. She was married to Richard Meacham for 58 years...
Dorothy Fay Kauffman (11/14/06)
Dorothy Fay Kauffman, 85, of Malvern died Nov. 5, 2006. She was born Jan. 4, 1921, in Camden, Ark., the daughter of John and Agnes Wright. She married Grady Kauffman on March 20, 1946. She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Pine Bluff. Survivors include a daughter, Doris Jean Jordan of Dallas, Texas; a son, Dr. ...
Alan W. Kimber (11/07/06)
Alan W. Kimber, 86, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 1, 2006, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born on April 13, 1920, in the United Kingdom. He was the son of Walter David Kimber and Ethel (Darby) Kimber. He was a veteran of the Royal Air Force in England. ...
Albert Leon Hudgins (11/07/06)
Albert Leon Hudgins, 61, of Ash Flat died Oct. 31, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Hudgins was born on Aug. 27, 1945, in St. Augustine, Fla., the son of Alvin Hudgins and Faye (Warren) Hudgins. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked many years as a bill collector. He was of the Baptist faith...