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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Obituaries from December 2006

Beverly Beaver Baker (12/07/06)
Beverly Jeanine Buss Beaver Baker, 52, died Nov. 27, 2006 at the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Ark. She was born July 10, 1954, in Fargo, N.D., the daughter of Harlyn and Joyce Buss. Survivors include her spouse, Charles Baker of the home at Harrison; a son Brian Beaver of Salem; daughters and sons-in-law, Tracey and Mike Sherman of Viola, Tina and Robert Blair of Rogersville, Mo.; her mother, Joyce Buss of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Pam Buss of Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers, Bob Buss of North Dakota and Doug Buss of Salem; grandchildren, Thomas, J.M., Tyler, Jarred, Timmothy, Hope and Sydney.. ...
Benjamin Williams (12/07/06)
Benjamin (Ben) Charles Williams 85, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 26, 2006, at the Calico Rock Medical Center. He was born in Fergus Falls, Minn., to John and Kate (Harms) Williams on Dec. 16, 1920. After serving his country in WWII and receiving a Silver Star he came home and later married his wife Georgia on Sept. ...
Lela Marie Behrens (12/07/06)
Lela Marie Behrens, 97, of Ash Flat died Nov. 28, 2006, at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Behrens was born March 1, 1909, in Carlinville, Ill., the daughter of the late Clarence . and Rosella Young Bryant. She attended local schools and graduated from Carlinville High School in 1926...
Wincie Bufford (12/07/06)
Wincie Catherine Ramer Buford, age 78, of Evening Shade died Dec. 1, 2006, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Brownsville, Ark., the daughter of the late Elisha Andy and Maude (Fredrick) Ramer. She was a homemaker and devoted mother of nine children. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Evening Shade...
Rita Olga Burr (12/07/06)
Rita Olga Burr, 81, of Mammoth Spring was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Doniphan, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2006, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include two sons, Randy and wife Adella Burr of Lake Village, and Chuck and wife Sharon of Lake Ozark, Mo.; three sisters, Norma Jean Baltz, Donna Baltz and Debra Tucker all of Arkansas; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
WYLDON MARGUERITE CASEY (12/07/06)
Wyldon Marguerite Casey, 87, of Thayer was born Dec. 25, 1918, in Sylvania, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She was a nurse for 72 years. She had many friends, in the Thayer area, Mount Vernon and Kansas City. She was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother...
Steve F. Zisk (12/07/06)
Steve F. Zisk, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 1, 2006, at St. Bernard's Medical Center. He was born in Boston Heights, Ohio and had lived in Cherokee Village for the past 28 years. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and also a volunteer fireman...
Jewell "Judy" Lankford (12/07/06)
Jewell "Judy" Lankford, 81, of Hardy died Nov. 20, 2006, in Gainesville, Fla. She was the widow of Sid Lankford, who died in December of 2003. A memorial service will be held at the columbarium in the Arkansas Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock at a later date...
Conway Crabtree (12/07/06)
Conway Crabtree, 77, of Cave City died Nov. 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 12, 1929 at Cave City, the son of Winslow and Lela (Girtman) Crabtree. He was employed by the Sharp County Road Department for 15 years, served as a Sharp County Committeeman for 25 years...
Albert Wayne Diggs (12/21/06)
Albert Wayne Diggs, age 79, of Thomasville, Mo., was born April 1, 1927, in Wadesboro, N.C., the son of the late George Margreat and Pressely-Diggs. He died Dec. 4, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: his wife, Adley of Mountain View, Mo.; two daughters, Annette Withers of Michigan and Bonnie Cornelius of North Carolina; two sons, Ralph Diggs of North Carolina and David Diggs of Colorado; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends...
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles (12/21/06)
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles, 55, of Salem, daughter of the late Frank Louis and Shirley (Mortensen) Bruyette Jr. was born May 31, 1951, in Hartford, Conn. She died Dec. 15, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to James R. (Jim) Broyles on May 15, 1999, at Salem, Ark. She was a member of the Mensa Society and was of the Catholic faith...
Ola Lavena Harper (12/21/06)
Ola Lavena Hightower Harper, daughter of the late Alvin Hightower and Grace Campbell Hightower, was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Love, Ark. She died Dec. 16, 2006, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 77 years. She was united in marriage to John Harper and to this union three children were born...
Bennard McDonald (12/21/06)
Bennard (Bennie) DeEle McDonald, 83, of Ash Flat died Dec. 6, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. She was born in Hoxie, Ark., the daughter of the late Fred and Martha Baehl. McDonald was a member of the Agnos Church of Christ and was a homemaker...
Don H. Goins (12/21/06)
Don H. Goins was born the son of Levi Goins and Nancy Jane Young Goins on April 8, 1917, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Dec. 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 89. He was united in marriage Nov. 26, 1938, in Alton to Margaret James...
Bennard McDonald (12/21/06)
Bennard (Bennie) DeEle McDonald, 83, of Ash Flat died Dec. 6, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. She was born in Hoxie, Ark., the daughter of the late Fred and Martha Baehl. McDonald was a member of the Agnos Church of Christ and was a homemaker...
Ola Lavena Harper (12/21/06)
Ola Lavena Hightower Harper, daughter of the late Alvin Hightower and Grace Campbell Hightower, was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Love, Ark. She died Dec. 16, 2006, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 77 years. She was united in marriage to John Harper and to this union three children were born...
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles (12/21/06)
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles, 55, of Salem, daughter of the late Frank Louis and Shirley (Mortensen) Bruyette Jr. was born May 31, 1951, in Hartford, Conn. She died Dec. 15, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to James R. (Jim) Broyles on May 15, 1999, at Salem, Ark. She was a member of the Mensa Society and was of the Catholic faith...
Don H. Goins (12/21/06)
Don H. Goins was born the son of Levi Goins and Nancy Jane Young Goins on April 8, 1917, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Dec. 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 89. He was united in marriage Nov. 26, 1938, in Alton to Margaret James...
Tommy G. Owens Jr. (12/21/06)
Tommy G. Owens Jr. of Hardy, died Dec. 10, 2006 at home after a long illness. He was born April 28, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife Joy (Smith) Owens of Hardy, Ark.; one daughter, Tammy Owens Lindsley of Indiantown, Fla.; two sons, Keith Owens and Brian Owens both of Hardy; two loving grandchildren, Krystyn "Teddy Bear," Lindsley and Robert J. ...
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young (12/21/06)
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Nathaniel and Martha Louella (Funk) Hunt, was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Carthage, Mo. She died Dec. 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72. Young was united in marriage to Ray Young on Dec. 17, 1956, in Platte County, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Emma Agnes Shetron (12/21/06)
Emma Agnes Shetron, 90, of Clio, Mich., died Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Salado, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Essie (Trammel) Pratt. She married John William Shetron on Feb. 26, 1936. Shetron was a member of the Gold Star Mothers and East Flint Church of the Nazarene. She devoted her life to her family, enjoyed gardening, flowers and growing herbs. She also loved to read and sew. Shetron was a Republican...
Hollis Harding Defoe (12/21/06)
Hollis Harding Defoe, 85, of Hardy died Dec. 16, 2006, in Mountain Home. He was born on Jan. 30, 1921, in Greenbrier, Ark., the son of John Noah and Elizabeth Defoe. He was united in marriage to Myrtle Sims on Oct. 8, 1939, in Pemiscott, Mo. He worked many years as a carpenter and an auto body repairman. He attended the Christian Tabernacle near Hardy...
Joseph Gilbert Davis (12/21/06)
Joseph Gilbert Davis, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 11, 2006, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Union County, Ark., the son of Jesse and Dixie Britt Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 30 years, and was the chief interior communications electrician. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injures during World War II...
William "Pete" Roach (12/21/06)
William Henry "Pete" Roach, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 10, 1923, at Sandtown, Ark., son of Edwin and Eva (Carter) Roach. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., served in the United States Army from February of 1943 to November 1945 and was of the Baptist faith...
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young (12/21/06)
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Nathaniel and Martha Louella (Funk) Hunt, was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Carthage, Mo. She died Dec. 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72. Young was united in marriage to Ray Young on Dec. 17, 1956, in Platte County, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Emma Agnes Shetron (12/21/06)
Emma Agnes Shetron, 90, of Clio, Mich., died Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Salado, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Essie (Trammel) Pratt. She married John William Shetron on Feb. 26, 1936. Shetron was a member of the Gold Star Mothers and East Flint Church of the Nazarene. She devoted her life to her family, enjoyed gardening, flowers and growing herbs. She also loved to read and sew. Shetron was a Republican...
Albert Wayne Diggs (12/21/06)
Albert Wayne Diggs, age 79, of Thomasville, Mo., was born April 1, 1927, in Wadesboro, N.C., the son of the late George Margreat and Pressely-Diggs. He died Dec. 4, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: his wife, Adley of Mountain View, Mo.; two daughters, Annette Withers of Michigan and Bonnie Cornelius of North Carolina; two sons, Ralph Diggs of North Carolina and David Diggs of Colorado; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends...
Tommy G. Owens Jr. (12/21/06)
Tommy G. Owens Jr. of Hardy, died Dec. 10, 2006 at home after a long illness. He was born April 28, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife Joy (Smith) Owens of Hardy, Ark.; one daughter, Tammy Owens Lindsley of Indiantown, Fla.; two sons, Keith Owens and Brian Owens both of Hardy; two loving grandchildren, Krystyn "Teddy Bear," Lindsley and Robert J. ...
Joseph Gilbert Davis (12/21/06)
Joseph Gilbert Davis, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 11, 2006, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Union County, Ark., the son of Jesse and Dixie Britt Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 30 years, and was the chief interior communications electrician. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injures during World War II...
William "Pete" Roach (12/21/06)
William Henry "Pete" Roach, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 10, 1923, at Sandtown, Ark., son of Edwin and Eva (Carter) Roach. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., served in the United States Army from February of 1943 to November 1945 and was of the Baptist faith...
David T. Skowlund (12/28/06)
David T. Skowlund, 84, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 19, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Skowlund was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Superior, Wis., the son of Thomas Skowlund and Annabelle (Elliott) Skowlund. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and held an MBA from Kent State in Ohio...
Wallace Austin Vannatta (12/28/06)
Wallace Austin Vannatta, of Camp, Ark., son of the late Otis Lee and Hope Isabelle (Glass) Vannatta, was born July 3, 1928, in Fort Worth, Texas. He died Dec. 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 78. He was united in marriage to Florence Marie Barr in August of 1965, at Memphis, Tenn...
Remmel Taylor (12/28/06)
Remmel Taylor, of Oxford, son of the late Gordie Isaac Taylor and Beulah Green Taylor, was born on April 13, 1922, in Oxford, Ark. He died Dec. 23, 2006, at his home at the age of 84. He was united in marriage to Cleva Mae McCollum on April 14, 1944, in Oxford. To this union eight children were born...
James Luther Walker (12/28/06)
James Luther Walker, age 81, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 15, 2006, at his home. He was born on Sept. 30, 1925, the son of Luther Dalton and Myrtle Edith Taylor Walker in Franklin. He went to elementary school in Oklahoma and finished high school in Arkansas then joined the United States Air Force where he went to Japan. ...
Howard Parsley (12/28/06)
Howard Parsley, age 90, of Cave City died Dec. 19, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 28, 1916, in Poughkeepsie, Ark. He was the son of the late John Parsley and Olar Norris Parsley. He was a farmer and a construction worker for many years...
Floyd R. Fales (12/28/06)
Floyd R. Fales, age 86, of Mammoth Spring was born April 26, 1920, in Wayland, Mich., and died Dec. 12, 2006, at his home. Survivors include his wife Thelma of the home; three daughters, Betty McDaniel, Judy Sandfur and Linda Warner; all of Michigan; one son, Robert Fales of Michigan; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Patricia Sue Richmond (12/28/06)
Patricia Sue Richmond, of Salem, daughter of Mae Laymon Dawson Wray and the late Bobby Howard Dawson, was born Aug. 12, 1952, in West Plains. She died Dec. 22, 2006, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home at the age of 54. She was a 1970 graduate of Viola High School and also graduated from a school of cosmetology. She owned and operated Guys and Gals Beauty Shop in Viola for many years...
Freeman Barker Jr. (12/14/06)
Freeman Thomas Barker Jr. of Cherokee Village, son of the late Freeman Thomas and Lillian Gertrude (Adams) Barker Sr. was born March 15, 1936, in Rockport, Ind. He died Dec. 5, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 70 years. He was united in marriage to Donna Marie Hawkins on Nov. 20, 1964, at Kokomo, Ind...
Falice "Ricky" Taylor (12/14/06)
Falice Richard "Ricky" Taylor, 50, of Hardy died Dec. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born on June 19, 1956, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Falice A. Taylor and Maxine (Adams) Taylor. He worked as a welder for many years before retiring. He is survived by his mother, Maxine Taylor of Hardy; two daughters, Fancy L. ...
Geneva K. Riggs (12/14/06)
Geneva K. Riggs, age 75, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 21, 1931, a Big Flat, Ark., the daughter of the late Walter Carvin and Emma Rentha (Sisk) Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of Peaceful Harbor Pentecostal Church in Batesville...
Clyde Cotton (12/14/06)
Clyde Cotton, 64, of Cave City, died Dec. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born May 18, 1942, at Rosewell, N.M., the son of C. J. and Vina (Weston) Cotton. He was a former minister, a retired farmer and of the Missionary Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Tena (Billbrey) Cotton of the home; one son, Charles Cotton of Cave City; one daughter Jamie Pounds of Calamine; two brothers, Eldon Cotton and Alan Cotton both of Calamine; six grandchildren Clayton Pounds, Brandon Pounds and Elizabeth Pounds all of Calamine, Paden Cannon and Trisha Cannon both of Pfeiffer and Walker Cannon of Calico Rock; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
DANIEL WAYNE PUCKETT (12/14/06)
Daniel Wayne Puckett, 89, of Magnolia, Ark., died Dec. 3, 2006, at his home. Dr. Puckett was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Magnolia. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He received his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. ...
Hubertis Martin (12/14/06)
Hubertis Martin of Agnos, son of the late Orville Martin and Dorothy Moss Martin was born Jan. 27, 1943, in Saddle, Ark. He died Dec. 7, 2006, at his home in Agnos at the age of 63. He was united in marriage to Barara Tate on Feb. 5, 1963, in Highland. To this union two children were born. He was a farmer and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Cecil Ray Mendenhall (12/14/06)
Cecil Ray Mendenhall, the son of the late Sherwood and Francis Buff-Mendenhall, was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Mountain View, Mo., and died Dec. 2, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer at the age of 82 years. Graveside services were held Dec. 5 in the Bailey Cemetery with Bro. David Scott officiating...
Ray Ervin Sexton (12/14/06)
Ray Ervin Sexton of Salem, son of Johnny Ray Sexton and Barbara June Rains Sexton, was born Nov. 17, 1969, in Portland, Ore. He died Dec. 8, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 37. Survivors include his father and mother, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends...
Hallene Crabtree (12/14/06)
Hallene Mahan Crabtree, 79, of Batesville, died Dec. 8, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 13, 1927, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Samuel and Margie (Fleming) Mahan. She was a homemaker and worked at Intermed Nursing Home in Batesville for several years and was a member of the Church of Christ...
MacKinnley Lindsey (12/14/06)
MacKinnley Faye Lindsey, infant daughter of Tommy and Sarah Lindsey of Bethesda, died on Dec. 4, 2006, at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. Survivors include her parents; one brother, Austin Lindsey and one sister, Tonia Kellems; her paternal grandparents, Tom and Brenda Lindsey of Bethesa; her maternal grandparents, Jim and Faye Kerr of Cave City; her great-grandmothers, Bonita West of Cave City, Mildred Kerr of Sulphur Rock and Linda Wilson of Blythe, Calif.; three uncles, Daniel Lindsey of Bethesda, Jason Elliott of Marshall and James Kerr of Mountain Home; an aunt, Samantha Stinnett of Southside; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Ersie Gilbert (12/14/06)
Ersie Gilbert, 92, of Oxford died Dec. 5, 2006, at the Pioneer Nursing and Rehab Center in Melbourne . She was born on Jan. 16, 1914, to James Enoch and Nancy Adaline Jones Webb at Oxford. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Wideman...
James (J.W.) Fowler (12/14/06)
James (J.W.) Fowler, of Waterford, Mich., died Nov. 26, 2006, at the age of 79. He was born May 18, 1927, in Ash Flat, Ark., son of the late Merle and Mable Fowler, stepson of the late Freda Fowler. Survivors include his wife, Deloris (Hatman) Fowler (recently celebrating their 57th wedding anniversary), a child, Mable (Dominic) Doot of Farmington Hills, Mich., a brother, Lehman Folwer of Brinkley, Ark., Peggy Jean Kissinger of West Plains, Mo., Gilbert (Teri) Fowler of Ash Flat, Syble (Wilbur) Nicholson of Sherwood, Ark., Keith (Carol) Fowler of Cherokee Village, Freda Jean Godwin of Searcy, Ark., and the late Waymon Fowler; a sister-in-law, Claudia Fowler of Sears, Mich., and also many nieces and nephews.. ...
Geraldine Bishop (12/14/06)
Geraldine Bishop, of Salem, daughter of the late Walter Edison and Bessie Marie (Yates) Hughes, was born on Jan. 10, 1925, in Williford, Ark. She died Dec. 7, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 81 years. She was united in marriage to Clifford Bishop on Sept. 29, 1955, at Salem. She was a homemaker and member of the Salem First Assembly of God...
Barbara S. Barnett (12/14/06)
Barbara Sue Barnett, of Salem died Dec. 9, 2006. She was born May 24, 1937 the daughter of the late Drew Thomas and Alpha (Cooper) Bridges in Viola, Ark. She married Gaston Ray Barnett on July 15, 1956. They had one son, Jeffery Ray Barnett. Barbara accepted Jesus at 9 years of age and throughout her life she gave testimony to that. ...
Rita Olga Burr (12/07/06)
Rita Olga Burr, 81, of Mammoth Spring was born Feb. 23, 1925, in Doniphan, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2006, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer. Survivors include two sons, Randy and wife Adella Burr of Lake Village, and Chuck and wife Sharon of Lake Ozark, Mo.; three sisters, Norma Jean Baltz, Donna Baltz and Debra Tucker all of Arkansas; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Beverly Beaver Baker (12/07/06)
Beverly Jeanine Buss Beaver Baker, 52, died Nov. 27, 2006 at the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Ark. She was born July 10, 1954, in Fargo, N.D., the daughter of Harlyn and Joyce Buss. Survivors include her spouse, Charles Baker of the home at Harrison; a son Brian Beaver of Salem; daughters and sons-in-law, Tracey and Mike Sherman of Viola, Tina and Robert Blair of Rogersville, Mo.; her mother, Joyce Buss of Indianapolis, Ind.; a sister, Pam Buss of Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers, Bob Buss of North Dakota and Doug Buss of Salem; grandchildren, Thomas, J.M., Tyler, Jarred, Timmothy, Hope and Sydney.. ...
Benjamin Williams (12/07/06)
Benjamin (Ben) Charles Williams 85, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 26, 2006, at the Calico Rock Medical Center. He was born in Fergus Falls, Minn., to John and Kate (Harms) Williams on Dec. 16, 1920. After serving his country in WWII and receiving a Silver Star he came home and later married his wife Georgia on Sept. ...
Wincie Bufford (12/07/06)
Wincie Catherine Ramer Buford, age 78, of Evening Shade died Dec. 1, 2006, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Feb. 16, 1928, in Brownsville, Ark., the daughter of the late Elisha Andy and Maude (Fredrick) Ramer. She was a homemaker and devoted mother of nine children. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Evening Shade...
Steve F. Zisk (12/07/06)
Steve F. Zisk, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 1, 2006, at St. Bernard's Medical Center. He was born in Boston Heights, Ohio and had lived in Cherokee Village for the past 28 years. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and also a volunteer fireman...
Lela Marie Behrens (12/07/06)
Lela Marie Behrens, 97, of Ash Flat died Nov. 28, 2006, at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Behrens was born March 1, 1909, in Carlinville, Ill., the daughter of the late Clarence . and Rosella Young Bryant. She attended local schools and graduated from Carlinville High School in 1926...
WYLDON MARGUERITE CASEY (12/07/06)
Wyldon Marguerite Casey, 87, of Thayer was born Dec. 25, 1918, in Sylvania, Mo., and died Nov. 28, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She was a nurse for 72 years. She had many friends, in the Thayer area, Mount Vernon and Kansas City. She was a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother...
Jewell "Judy" Lankford (12/07/06)
Jewell "Judy" Lankford, 81, of Hardy died Nov. 20, 2006, in Gainesville, Fla. She was the widow of Sid Lankford, who died in December of 2003. A memorial service will be held at the columbarium in the Arkansas Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock at a later date...
Conway Crabtree (12/07/06)
Conway Crabtree, 77, of Cave City died Nov. 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 12, 1929 at Cave City, the son of Winslow and Lela (Girtman) Crabtree. He was employed by the Sharp County Road Department for 15 years, served as a Sharp County Committeeman for 25 years...
Albert Wayne Diggs (12/21/06)
Albert Wayne Diggs, age 79, of Thomasville, Mo., was born April 1, 1927, in Wadesboro, N.C., the son of the late George Margreat and Pressely-Diggs. He died Dec. 4, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: his wife, Adley of Mountain View, Mo.; two daughters, Annette Withers of Michigan and Bonnie Cornelius of North Carolina; two sons, Ralph Diggs of North Carolina and David Diggs of Colorado; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends...
William "Pete" Roach (12/21/06)
William Henry "Pete" Roach, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 10, 1923, at Sandtown, Ark., son of Edwin and Eva (Carter) Roach. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., served in the United States Army from February of 1943 to November 1945 and was of the Baptist faith...
Tommy G. Owens Jr. (12/21/06)
Tommy G. Owens Jr. of Hardy, died Dec. 10, 2006 at home after a long illness. He was born April 28, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife Joy (Smith) Owens of Hardy, Ark.; one daughter, Tammy Owens Lindsley of Indiantown, Fla.; two sons, Keith Owens and Brian Owens both of Hardy; two loving grandchildren, Krystyn "Teddy Bear," Lindsley and Robert J. ...
Don H. Goins (12/21/06)
Don H. Goins was born the son of Levi Goins and Nancy Jane Young Goins on April 8, 1917, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Dec. 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 89. He was united in marriage Nov. 26, 1938, in Alton to Margaret James...
Bennard McDonald (12/21/06)
Bennard (Bennie) DeEle McDonald, 83, of Ash Flat died Dec. 6, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. She was born in Hoxie, Ark., the daughter of the late Fred and Martha Baehl. McDonald was a member of the Agnos Church of Christ and was a homemaker...
Ola Lavena Harper (12/21/06)
Ola Lavena Hightower Harper, daughter of the late Alvin Hightower and Grace Campbell Hightower, was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Love, Ark. She died Dec. 16, 2006, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 77 years. She was united in marriage to John Harper and to this union three children were born...
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles (12/21/06)
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles, 55, of Salem, daughter of the late Frank Louis and Shirley (Mortensen) Bruyette Jr. was born May 31, 1951, in Hartford, Conn. She died Dec. 15, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to James R. (Jim) Broyles on May 15, 1999, at Salem, Ark. She was a member of the Mensa Society and was of the Catholic faith...
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young (12/21/06)
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Nathaniel and Martha Louella (Funk) Hunt, was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Carthage, Mo. She died Dec. 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72. Young was united in marriage to Ray Young on Dec. 17, 1956, in Platte County, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Emma Agnes Shetron (12/21/06)
Emma Agnes Shetron, 90, of Clio, Mich., died Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Salado, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Essie (Trammel) Pratt. She married John William Shetron on Feb. 26, 1936. Shetron was a member of the Gold Star Mothers and East Flint Church of the Nazarene. She devoted her life to her family, enjoyed gardening, flowers and growing herbs. She also loved to read and sew. Shetron was a Republican...
Hollis Harding Defoe (12/21/06)
Hollis Harding Defoe, 85, of Hardy died Dec. 16, 2006, in Mountain Home. He was born on Jan. 30, 1921, in Greenbrier, Ark., the son of John Noah and Elizabeth Defoe. He was united in marriage to Myrtle Sims on Oct. 8, 1939, in Pemiscott, Mo. He worked many years as a carpenter and an auto body repairman. He attended the Christian Tabernacle near Hardy...
Joseph Gilbert Davis (12/21/06)
Joseph Gilbert Davis, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 11, 2006, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Union County, Ark., the son of Jesse and Dixie Britt Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 30 years, and was the chief interior communications electrician. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injures during World War II...
William "Pete" Roach (12/21/06)
William Henry "Pete" Roach, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 10, 1923, at Sandtown, Ark., son of Edwin and Eva (Carter) Roach. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., served in the United States Army from February of 1943 to November 1945 and was of the Baptist faith...
Joseph Gilbert Davis (12/21/06)
Joseph Gilbert Davis, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 11, 2006, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Union County, Ark., the son of Jesse and Dixie Britt Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 30 years, and was the chief interior communications electrician. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injures during World War II...
Ola Lavena Harper (12/21/06)
Ola Lavena Hightower Harper, daughter of the late Alvin Hightower and Grace Campbell Hightower, was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Love, Ark. She died Dec. 16, 2006, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 77 years. She was united in marriage to John Harper and to this union three children were born...
Tommy G. Owens Jr. (12/21/06)
Tommy G. Owens Jr. of Hardy, died Dec. 10, 2006 at home after a long illness. He was born April 28, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife Joy (Smith) Owens of Hardy, Ark.; one daughter, Tammy Owens Lindsley of Indiantown, Fla.; two sons, Keith Owens and Brian Owens both of Hardy; two loving grandchildren, Krystyn "Teddy Bear," Lindsley and Robert J. ...
Don H. Goins (12/21/06)
Don H. Goins was born the son of Levi Goins and Nancy Jane Young Goins on April 8, 1917, in Myrtle, Mo. He died Dec. 13, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 89. He was united in marriage Nov. 26, 1938, in Alton to Margaret James...
Bennard McDonald (12/21/06)
Bennard (Bennie) DeEle McDonald, 83, of Ash Flat died Dec. 6, 2006, at Baxter Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. She was born in Hoxie, Ark., the daughter of the late Fred and Martha Baehl. McDonald was a member of the Agnos Church of Christ and was a homemaker...
Emma Agnes Shetron (12/21/06)
Emma Agnes Shetron, 90, of Clio, Mich., died Dec. 7, 2006, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Salado, Ark., the daughter of the late William and Essie (Trammel) Pratt. She married John William Shetron on Feb. 26, 1936. Shetron was a member of the Gold Star Mothers and East Flint Church of the Nazarene. She devoted her life to her family, enjoyed gardening, flowers and growing herbs. She also loved to read and sew. Shetron was a Republican...
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young (12/21/06)
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Nathaniel and Martha Louella (Funk) Hunt, was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Carthage, Mo. She died Dec. 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72. Young was united in marriage to Ray Young on Dec. 17, 1956, in Platte County, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles (12/21/06)
Crystal (Bruyette) Broyles, 55, of Salem, daughter of the late Frank Louis and Shirley (Mortensen) Bruyette Jr. was born May 31, 1951, in Hartford, Conn. She died Dec. 15, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to James R. (Jim) Broyles on May 15, 1999, at Salem, Ark. She was a member of the Mensa Society and was of the Catholic faith...
Albert Wayne Diggs (12/21/06)
Albert Wayne Diggs, age 79, of Thomasville, Mo., was born April 1, 1927, in Wadesboro, N.C., the son of the late George Margreat and Pressely-Diggs. He died Dec. 4, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: his wife, Adley of Mountain View, Mo.; two daughters, Annette Withers of Michigan and Bonnie Cornelius of North Carolina; two sons, Ralph Diggs of North Carolina and David Diggs of Colorado; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends...
Patricia Sue Richmond (12/28/06)
Patricia Sue Richmond, of Salem, daughter of Mae Laymon Dawson Wray and the late Bobby Howard Dawson, was born Aug. 12, 1952, in West Plains. She died Dec. 22, 2006, at the Hospice House in Mountain Home at the age of 54. She was a 1970 graduate of Viola High School and also graduated from a school of cosmetology. She owned and operated Guys and Gals Beauty Shop in Viola for many years...
Remmel Taylor (12/28/06)
Remmel Taylor, of Oxford, son of the late Gordie Isaac Taylor and Beulah Green Taylor, was born on April 13, 1922, in Oxford, Ark. He died Dec. 23, 2006, at his home at the age of 84. He was united in marriage to Cleva Mae McCollum on April 14, 1944, in Oxford. To this union eight children were born...
Floyd R. Fales (12/28/06)
Floyd R. Fales, age 86, of Mammoth Spring was born April 26, 1920, in Wayland, Mich., and died Dec. 12, 2006, at his home. Survivors include his wife Thelma of the home; three daughters, Betty McDaniel, Judy Sandfur and Linda Warner; all of Michigan; one son, Robert Fales of Michigan; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Howard Parsley (12/28/06)
Howard Parsley, age 90, of Cave City died Dec. 19, 2006, at the Cave City Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 28, 1916, in Poughkeepsie, Ark. He was the son of the late John Parsley and Olar Norris Parsley. He was a farmer and a construction worker for many years...
David T. Skowlund (12/28/06)
David T. Skowlund, 84, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 19, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Skowlund was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Superior, Wis., the son of Thomas Skowlund and Annabelle (Elliott) Skowlund. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and held an MBA from Kent State in Ohio...
Wallace Austin Vannatta (12/28/06)
Wallace Austin Vannatta, of Camp, Ark., son of the late Otis Lee and Hope Isabelle (Glass) Vannatta, was born July 3, 1928, in Fort Worth, Texas. He died Dec. 17, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 78. He was united in marriage to Florence Marie Barr in August of 1965, at Memphis, Tenn...
James Luther Walker (12/28/06)
James Luther Walker, age 81, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 15, 2006, at his home. He was born on Sept. 30, 1925, the son of Luther Dalton and Myrtle Edith Taylor Walker in Franklin. He went to elementary school in Oklahoma and finished high school in Arkansas then joined the United States Air Force where he went to Japan. ...
Barbara S. Barnett (12/14/06)
Barbara Sue Barnett, of Salem died Dec. 9, 2006. She was born May 24, 1937 the daughter of the late Drew Thomas and Alpha (Cooper) Bridges in Viola, Ark. She married Gaston Ray Barnett on July 15, 1956. They had one son, Jeffery Ray Barnett. Barbara accepted Jesus at 9 years of age and throughout her life she gave testimony to that. ...
Geraldine Bishop (12/14/06)
Geraldine Bishop, of Salem, daughter of the late Walter Edison and Bessie Marie (Yates) Hughes, was born on Jan. 10, 1925, in Williford, Ark. She died Dec. 7, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 81 years. She was united in marriage to Clifford Bishop on Sept. 29, 1955, at Salem. She was a homemaker and member of the Salem First Assembly of God...
James (J.W.) Fowler (12/14/06)
James (J.W.) Fowler, of Waterford, Mich., died Nov. 26, 2006, at the age of 79. He was born May 18, 1927, in Ash Flat, Ark., son of the late Merle and Mable Fowler, stepson of the late Freda Fowler. Survivors include his wife, Deloris (Hatman) Fowler (recently celebrating their 57th wedding anniversary), a child, Mable (Dominic) Doot of Farmington Hills, Mich., a brother, Lehman Folwer of Brinkley, Ark., Peggy Jean Kissinger of West Plains, Mo., Gilbert (Teri) Fowler of Ash Flat, Syble (Wilbur) Nicholson of Sherwood, Ark., Keith (Carol) Fowler of Cherokee Village, Freda Jean Godwin of Searcy, Ark., and the late Waymon Fowler; a sister-in-law, Claudia Fowler of Sears, Mich., and also many nieces and nephews.. ...
Ersie Gilbert (12/14/06)
Ersie Gilbert, 92, of Oxford died Dec. 5, 2006, at the Pioneer Nursing and Rehab Center in Melbourne . She was born on Jan. 16, 1914, to James Enoch and Nancy Adaline Jones Webb at Oxford. She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Wideman...
Freeman Barker Jr. (12/14/06)
Freeman Thomas Barker Jr. of Cherokee Village, son of the late Freeman Thomas and Lillian Gertrude (Adams) Barker Sr. was born March 15, 1936, in Rockport, Ind. He died Dec. 5, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 70 years. He was united in marriage to Donna Marie Hawkins on Nov. 20, 1964, at Kokomo, Ind...
Falice "Ricky" Taylor (12/14/06)
Falice Richard "Ricky" Taylor, 50, of Hardy died Dec. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born on June 19, 1956, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Falice A. Taylor and Maxine (Adams) Taylor. He worked as a welder for many years before retiring. He is survived by his mother, Maxine Taylor of Hardy; two daughters, Fancy L. ...
Geneva K. Riggs (12/14/06)
Geneva K. Riggs, age 75, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Dec. 4, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 21, 1931, a Big Flat, Ark., the daughter of the late Walter Carvin and Emma Rentha (Sisk) Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of Peaceful Harbor Pentecostal Church in Batesville...
MacKinnley Lindsey (12/14/06)
MacKinnley Faye Lindsey, infant daughter of Tommy and Sarah Lindsey of Bethesda, died on Dec. 4, 2006, at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. Survivors include her parents; one brother, Austin Lindsey and one sister, Tonia Kellems; her paternal grandparents, Tom and Brenda Lindsey of Bethesa; her maternal grandparents, Jim and Faye Kerr of Cave City; her great-grandmothers, Bonita West of Cave City, Mildred Kerr of Sulphur Rock and Linda Wilson of Blythe, Calif.; three uncles, Daniel Lindsey of Bethesda, Jason Elliott of Marshall and James Kerr of Mountain Home; an aunt, Samantha Stinnett of Southside; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Hallene Crabtree (12/14/06)
Hallene Mahan Crabtree, 79, of Batesville, died Dec. 8, 2006, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 13, 1927, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Samuel and Margie (Fleming) Mahan. She was a homemaker and worked at Intermed Nursing Home in Batesville for several years and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Ray Ervin Sexton (12/14/06)
Ray Ervin Sexton of Salem, son of Johnny Ray Sexton and Barbara June Rains Sexton, was born Nov. 17, 1969, in Portland, Ore. He died Dec. 8, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 37. Survivors include his father and mother, aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends...
Cecil Ray Mendenhall (12/14/06)
Cecil Ray Mendenhall, the son of the late Sherwood and Francis Buff-Mendenhall, was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Mountain View, Mo., and died Dec. 2, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer at the age of 82 years. Graveside services were held Dec. 5 in the Bailey Cemetery with Bro. David Scott officiating...
Hubertis Martin (12/14/06)
Hubertis Martin of Agnos, son of the late Orville Martin and Dorothy Moss Martin was born Jan. 27, 1943, in Saddle, Ark. He died Dec. 7, 2006, at his home in Agnos at the age of 63. He was united in marriage to Barara Tate on Feb. 5, 1963, in Highland. To this union two children were born. He was a farmer and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
DANIEL WAYNE PUCKETT (12/14/06)
Daniel Wayne Puckett, 89, of Magnolia, Ark., died Dec. 3, 2006, at his home. Dr. Puckett was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Magnolia. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He received his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. ...
Clyde Cotton (12/14/06)
Clyde Cotton, 64, of Cave City, died Dec. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born May 18, 1942, at Rosewell, N.M., the son of C. J. and Vina (Weston) Cotton. He was a former minister, a retired farmer and of the Missionary Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Tena (Billbrey) Cotton of the home; one son, Charles Cotton of Cave City; one daughter Jamie Pounds of Calamine; two brothers, Eldon Cotton and Alan Cotton both of Calamine; six grandchildren Clayton Pounds, Brandon Pounds and Elizabeth Pounds all of Calamine, Paden Cannon and Trisha Cannon both of Pfeiffer and Walker Cannon of Calico Rock; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
William "Pete" Roach (12/21/06)
William Henry "Pete" Roach, 83, of Cave City, died Dec. 11, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 10, 1923, at Sandtown, Ark., the son of Edwin and Eva (Carter) Roach. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., served in the United States Army from February 1943 to November 1945 and was of the Baptist faith...
Tommy Owens Jr. (12/21/06)
Tommy G. Owens Jr. of Hardy, died Dec. 10, 2006, at home after a long illness. He was born April 28, 1939. He served in the United States Air Force. Survivors include his wife Joy (Smith) Owens of Hardy, Ark.; one daughter, Tammy Owens Lindsley of Indiantown, Fla.; two sons, Keith Owens and Brian Owens both of Hardy; two loving grandchildren, Krystyn "Teddy Bear," Lindsley and Robert J. ...
Steve Zisk (12/05/06)
Steve F. Zisk, 88, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 1, 2006, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Boston Heights, Ohio, and had lived in Cherokee Village for the past 28 years. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and was also a volunteer fireman...
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young (12/21/06)
Opal Mae (Hunt) Young of Salem, daughter of the late Harry Nathaniel and Martha Louella (Funk) Hunt, was born Feb. 12, 1934, in Carthage, Mo. She died Dec. 8, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 72. Young was united in marriage to Ray Young on Dec. 17, 1956, in Platte County, Mo. She was a homemaker and was of the Pentecostal faith...
MacKinnley Faye Lindsey (12/12/06)
MacKinnley Faye Lindsey, infant daughter of Tommy and Sarah Lindsey of Bethesda, died Dec. 4, 2006, at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. Survivors include her parents; one brother, Austin Lindsey; one sister, Tonia Kellems; her paternal grandparents, Tom and Brenda Lindsey of Bethesa; her maternal grandparents, Jim and Faye Kerr of Cave City; her great-grandmothers, Bonita West of Cave City, Mildred Kerr of Sulphur Rock and Linda Wilson of Blythe, Calif.; three uncles, Daniel Lindsey of Bethesda, Jason Elliott of Marshall, and James Kerr of Mountain Home; one aunt, Samantha Stinnett of Southside; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Lela Marie Behrens (12/05/06)
Lela Marie Behrens, 97, of Ash Flat died Nov. 28, 2006, at the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Behrens was born March 1, 1909, in Carlinville, Ill., the daughter of the late Clarence. and Rosella Young Bryant. She attended local schools and graduated from Carlinville High School in 1926...
Jimmy Ray Getson (12/26/06)
Jimmy Ray Getson, 70, of Paragould died Dec. 18, 2006, at John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Sept. 22, 1936, in O'Kean, Ark., the son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Opal Gray Getson. He was employed by Delta Asphalt Company as a trucker, was self employed, and was a former employee of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department. ...
James Luther Walker (12/26/06)
James Luther Walker, age 81, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 15, 2006, at his home. He was born on Sept. 30, 1925, the son of Luther Dalton and Myrtle Edith Taylor Walker in Franklin. He went to elementary school in Oklahoma and finished high school in Arkansas then joined the United States Air Force. ...
Jewell "Judy" Lankford (12/12/06)
Jewell "Judy" Lankford, 81, of Hardy died Nov. 20, 2006, in Gainesville, Fla. She was the widow of Sid Lankford, who died in December of 2003. A memorial service will be held at the columbarium in the Arkansas Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock at a later date...
James "J.W." Fowler (12/12/06)
James W. "J.W." Fowler of Waterford, Mich., died Nov. 26, 2006, at age 79. Fowler was born May 18, 1927, in Ash Flat to Merle and Mable Fowler. He and his wife, Deloris (Hatman), recently celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Mable (Dominic) Doot of Farmington Hills, Mich.; three brothers, Lehmann Fowler of Brinkley, Ark., Gilbert (Terry) Fowler of Ash Flat, and Keith (Carol) Fowler of Cherokee Village; three sisters, Peggy Jean Kissinger of West Plains, Mo., Syble (Wilbur) Nicholson of Sherwood, Ark., and Freda Jean Godwin of Searcy, Ark.; a sister-in-law, Claudia Fowler of Sears, Mich.; and many nieces and nephews.. ...
Joseph Gilbert Davis (12/21/06)
Joseph Gilbert Davis, 82, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 11, 2006, in the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Union County, Ark., the son of Jesse and Dixie Britt Davis. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving 30 years, and was the chief interior communications electrician. He was awarded the Purple Heart for injures during World War II...
Hallene Mahan Crabtree (12/12/06)
Hallene Mahan Crabtree, 79, of Batesville, died Dec. 8, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born May 13, 1927, at Cave City, the daughter of Samuel and Margie (Fleming) Mahan. She was a homemaker and worked at Intermed Nursing Home in Batesville for several years and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Hubertis Martin (12/12/06)
Hubertis Martin of Agnos, son of the late Orville Martin and Dorothy Moss Martin, was born Jan. 27, 1943, in Saddle, Ark. He died Dec. 7, 2006, at his home in Agnos at the age of 63. He was united in marriage to Barara Tate on Feb. 5, 1963, in Highland. To this union two children were born. He was a farmer and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Hollis Harding Defoe (12/26/06)
Hollis Harding Defoe, 85, of Hardy died Dec. 16, 2006, in Mountain Home. He was born on Jan. 30, 1921, in Greenbrier, Ark., the son of John Noah and Elizabeth Defoe. He was united in marriage to Myrtle Sims on Oct. 8, 1939, in Pemiscott, Mo. He worked many years as a carpenter and an auto body repairman. He attended the Christian Tabernacle near Hardy...
Geneva Riggs (12/12/06)
Geneva K. Riggs, age 75, of Poughkeepsie died Dec. 4, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 21, 1931, a Big Flat, Ark., the son of Walter Carvin and Emma Rentha (Sisk) Wilson. She was a homemaker and a member of Peaceful Harbor Pentecostal Church in Batesville...
Geraldine Bishop (12/12/06)
Geraldine Bishop of Salem, daughter of the late Walter Edison and Bessie Marie (Yates) Hughes, was born on Jan. 10, 1925, in Williford, Ark. She died Dec. 7, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 81. She was united in marriage to Clifford Bishop on Sept. 29, 1955, at Salem. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem First Assembly of God...
Falice Richard "Ricky" Taylor (12/12/06)
Falice Richard "Ricky" Taylor, 50, of Hardy died Dec. 2, 2006, at his home. He was born on June 19, 1956, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Falice A. Taylor and Maxine (Adams) Taylor. He worked as a welder for many years before retiring. He is survived by his mother, Maxine Taylor of Hardy; two daughters, Fancy L. ...
Freeman Barker Jr. (12/12/06)
Freeman Thomas Barker Jr. of Cherokee Village, son of the late Freeman Thomas and Lillian Gertrude (Adams) Barker, was born March 15, 1936, in Rockport, Ind. He died Dec. 5, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 70. He was united in marriage to Donna Marie Hawkins on Nov. 20, 1964, at Kokomo, Ind. He worked as a carpenter. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the First Church of God in Kokomo, Ind...
David T. Skowlund (12/26/06)
David T. Skowlund, 84, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 19, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Skowlund was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Superior, Wis., the son of Thomas Skowlund and Annabelle (Elliott) Skowlund. He was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and held an MBA from Kent State in Ohio...
Daniel Wayne Puckett (12/12/06)
Daniel Wayne Puckett, 89, of Magnolia, Ark., died Dec. 3, 2006, at his home. Dr. Puckett was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Magnolia. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He received his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. ...
Clyde Cotton (12/12/06)
Clyde Cotton, 64, of Cave City died Dec. 6, 2006, at his home. He was born May 18, 1942, at Rosewell, N.M., the son of C.J. and Vina (Weston) Cotton. He was a former minister, a retired farmer and of the Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Tena (Billbrey) Cotton of the home; one son, Charles Cotton of Cave City; one daughter, Jamie Pounds of Calamine; two brothers, Eldon Cotton and Alan Cotton, both of Calamine; six grandchildren, Clayton Pounds, Brandon Pounds and Elizabeth Pounds, all of Calamine, Paden Cannon and Trisha Cannon, both of Pfeiffer, and Walker Cannon of Calico Rock; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Conway Crabtree (12/05/06)
Conway Crabtree, 77, of Cave City died Nov. 28, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 12, 1929, at Cave City to Winslow and Lela (Girtman) Crabtree. He was employed by the Sharp County Road Department for 15 years and served as a Sharp County committeeman for 25 years...