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Obituaries from March 2007

Bernice Hutchinson (03/08/07)
Bernice Tressie Hutchinson, 91, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 24, 2007, at her home. She was born April 12, 1915, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of John Edward Soloman Shoemaker and Vesta Leora Soloman Shoemaker. She received her education in the schools of Kansas City, Kan. and on Aug. 29, 1937, was married at Thayer, Mo., to Oren Hutchinson...
Ruth E. Crain (03/08/07)
Ruth E. Crain, of Salem, daughter of the late Taylor Wood Stuart and Mary Elizabeth Franks Stuart, was born on Aug. 19, 1909, in Oxford, Ark. She died Feb. 28, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 97. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Kenneth Robert Larson (03/08/07)
Kenneth Robert Larson, was born the son of Ollie Larson and Sophia Sanders Larson on May 22, 1926, in Curlew, Iowa. He died Feb. 26, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 80. He was united in marriage on Jan. 2, 1947, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Ann Slattery...
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler (03/08/07)
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler died March 1, 2007. She was born Jan. 18, 1922, in Amesbury, Mass., the third daughter of Ivory and Edith Scribner. She grew up and graduated from high school in Amesbury, Mass. She then attended and graduated in 1943 from Antioch College with a bachelor's of arts degree. ...
Beverly "Bev" Wray (03/08/07)
Beverly J. "Bev" Wray, 80, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Feb. 12, 2007. He was born June 11, 1926, in Wild Cherry, Ark., the son of David and Stella Baker Wray. He was a heating and air-conditioning technician for 37 years for Peerless, Space Conditioning and Butler-Mutz, retiring in 1991. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in World War II...
Charles W. King (03/08/07)
Charles W. King, 89, was known throughout Northwest-ern Arkansas as the Jewelry Man. A true Rockhound he polished stones and made earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets sold for over 30 years in Hardy's Craft Mall, the Ozark Folk Center and Dulcimer Shop, Mammoth Spring State Park, and at craft fairs in malls and towns all around. At one time he and his wife ran the White Horse Gift Shop by the bridge outside of Hardy...
Joan L. Mason Perkins (03/08/07)
Joan L. Mason Perkins, of Horseshoe Bend, 75, died Feb. 27, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Jan. 12, 1932, in San Francisco, Calif., the daughter of the late Walter F. Mason and Helen (Leazer) Mason. She retired after 28 years employed as an independent insurance agent. She was a member of the International Ministerial Association (IMA) and was of the Apostolic faith. She was a graduate of the Bethany Bible School...
Nina Williams (03/08/07)
Nina Williams died Feb. 21, 2007, at the age of 102. She was born Dec. 17, 1904, and was raised in Mammoth Spring, where she met her late husband John T. Williams. One of her greatest joys was raising her only daughter, Betty Jeane Dasbach, who preceded her in death...
Helen Rose Denton (03/08/07)
Helen Rose Jenkins Hall Denton, 98, was born Nov. 12, 1908, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Jenkins at Couch, Mo. She was married to Larry Hall in 1922, and they had one child, Damon, born in 1924. She worked as a housewife and homemaker for most of her life and then became chief cook for an Oklahoma School District. She was known for her fishing prowess, desserts and famous for her sugar cookies. She married George Denton in Oklahoma after the death of her first husband...
Thomas Charles Steele (03/08/07)
Thomas Charles Steele, 56, of Cherokee Village, died March 2, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 15, 1950 in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Claire Steele and Jane (Peters) Steele. He worked for many years as an auto dealer in his own dealership before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion, the Masonic Lodge (Floyd Lodge), the Knights Templar and the Abu Beke Shrine Temple. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from Kimball, Neb...
Faye Kuykendall (03/08/07)
Faye Kuykendall, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late James and Minnie (Yancey) Adams, was born March 9, 1916, in Lodi, Okla. She died Feb. 25, 2007, at the Pioneer Nursing and Rehab Center in Melbourne at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Ethan Lee Kuykendall on June 4, 1932, at Lodi, Okla., and to this union, three sons were born...
Dorman Steelman (03/08/07)
Dorman Lloyd Steelman, 81, died March 1, 2007, at the Salem Memorial District Hospital in Salem, Mo. He was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Cedar Grove, Mo. Steelman was the oldest of 10 children born to Reamy and Erma Steelman. His first eight years of education were in a one-room schoolhouse on the banks of the Current River and he graduated from Eminence High School in 1944...
Mabel Groskreutz (03/08/07)
Mabel Louise Groskreutz, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Madison, Wis., died Feb. 20, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born March 11, 1920, in Wall, S.D., the daughter of Anthony and Phoebe Pearl (Pixler) Sawvell. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jack and Sue Soden of Cherokee Village; a granddaughter, Michelle Harper of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a grandson and wife, Brian and Jolynne Soden of Miami, Fla.; and five great-grandchildren...
James "Jim" Henley (03/08/07)
James "Jim" Stephen Henley, of Salem, son of Marvelee Joyce (Crabtree) Henley and the late James Ellsworth Henley was born Oct. 15, 1965, in McAlester, Okla. He died Feb. 27, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 41. He was a loving father and grandfather. He worked as a clinical coordinator and Nursing IT project manager for the Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Bernice Walker Smith (03/08/07)
Bernice Walker Smith, 87, of Glencoe died Feb. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 12, 1919, in Wiseman, the daughter of Alex Hull Walker and Ruth Elizabeth (Morton) Walker. She married Lowell Dean Smith, Nov. 23, 1940. She was a homemaker, dairy farmer and a lifetime member of the Assembly of God Church...
Betty Darlene Martin (03/08/07)
Betty Darlene Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Carl Jackson and Amanda Lorraine (McElmurry) Wallace, was born Dec. 21 1943, in Shafter, Calif. She died March 3, 2007, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Paul Gene Martin on July 22, 1960, at Salem, and to this union three children were born. ...
Dorotha Leone Hogan (03/08/07)
Dorotha Leone Hogan, 94, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 25, 2007, at her residence. She was born June 28, 1912, in Foster, Ind., the daughter of Ernest and Iva Gouty Moundy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catlin Church of Christ in Catlin, Ill...
Roy Dale Britton (03/01/07)
Roy Dale Britton, 84, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born March 13, 1922, in Olney, Ill., the son of the late Frank Britton and Cora Musgrove Britton. He died Feb. 21, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was a veteran of the Unied States Marine Corps, having served during world War II. He owned and operated his own shoe store for many years before retiring...
Frances Hugh Tanner (03/01/07)
Frances Hugh Tanner of Wiseman, son of the late Herman Tanner and Annie Langston Tanner, was born Feb. 11, 1918, at Elizabeth, Ark. He died Feb. 20, 2007, at Randolph County Hospital in Pocahontas at the age of 89. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. ...
Winston Romine (03/01/07)
Winston Romine of Heart, Ark., son of the late Thomas Romine and Mae Karnes Romine, was born June 27, 1915, at Heart. He died Feb. 20, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 91. He was united in marriage to Jane Deavers on Aug. 20, 1936, at Heart, Ark. He was a farmer and a carpenter and was a member of the Heart Baptist Church...
Juanita Sue Calloway (03/01/07)
Juanita Sue Calloway of Salem, daughter of the late Fleet Calloway and Ruth Ada Bray Calloway, was born Sept. 29, 1949, in Batesville, Ark. She died Feb. 19, 2007, at Salem at the age of 57. She was employed by Tri-County Shirt Factory in Salem as a seamstress for over 30 years. She was a member of the Byron Presbyterian Church...
John Louis Myren (03/01/07)
John Louis Myren was born in Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 25, 1942, and died at his home in Cherokee Village on Feb. 23, 2007. His early years were spent in the Twin Cities area. He graduated from Anoka High School, Anoka, Minn., in 1960. As a young man, he was able to fulfill his dream of being a musician and traveling with a band. Throughout the remainder of his life, he continued to play and enjoy music and entertaining...
Shirley Wigginton (03/01/07)
Shirley Yvonne Milligan Wigginton, age 69, of Grange, Ark., died Feb. 16, 2007, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Dec. 25, 1937, at Belmont, Ark., to Finis Ewin and Martha Lottie (Moore) Milligan. She was united in marriage to John. ...
Joan Crum (03/01/07)
Joan Crum, 73, died Feb. 18, 2007, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Fort Wayne, Ind. Born in Jay County, Ind., she was a homemaker and also worked at GE for a number of years. She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed cooking, sewing, fishing and especially community service...
Donald James (03/01/07)
Donald James of Horseshoe Bend formerly of Kirksville, Mo., and La Porte, Texas, died at the age of 86 on Feb. 16, 2007 at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Aug. 30, 1920, the son of the late Asa Clifford James and Maggie Marie Shelton James in Adair County, Mo...
Alpha Garrison (03/01/07)
Alpha Garrison, 89, was born April 6, 1917, in Gatewood, Mo., the daughter of the late Samuel Williams and Nancy Brewer Williams. She died Feb. 16, 2007, in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage on Dec. 8, 1933, in Myrtle, Mo., to Jesse W. Garrison who preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 1991...
Casey Lee Herron (03/01/07)
Casey Lee Herron, 17, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 15, 2007, in Hardy. He was born Dec. 21, 1989, in Batesville the son of David Herron and Trina Evans Womble. He had attended both Highland and Williford schools. He is survived by: his mother, Trina Womble of Cherokee Village; his father, David Herron of Ozark Acres; his maternal grandmother, Donna Evans of Hardy; five brothers, Benny Joe Leija, Garrett Leija, Zackery Leija, Bruce Womble and Trevor Sitze all of Cherokee Village; one step-brother, Clayton Sitze of Cherokee Village; two step-sisters, Jessica Sitze and Bonnie Sitze both of Cherkee Village; a very special friend, John Sitze of Cherokee Village; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Lora Jeffeline Horton (03/01/07)
Lora Jeffeline Horton, age 80, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 20, 2007, at St. Anthony Regional Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 3, 1927, at Hardy, the daughter of the late Alec and Belle Shelly Spurlock Horton. She was united in marriage to Leroy Horton on March 13, 1948, in Hardy; he preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1991...
Elizabeth "Betts" Roth (03/01/07)
Elizabeth Ann "Betts" Roth, of Cherokee Village, a retired educator and author, died Feb. 23, 2007, at the age of 87. A long time resident of Cherokee Village Betts was born in Duluth, Minn., on March 19, 1919, the only child of her parents, Ivy N. and Alois T. Roth, now deceased...
Norman C. James (03/01/07)
Norman C. James, 82, of Alexander, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1924, at Cedar Grove, Ark., the son of Dewey and Belle (Bennett) James. He was a graduate of Cave City High School; graduated from Golden Gate College in San Francisco, Calif. with a Bachelors of Arts degree; retired from the U.S. Navy after 21 years of service; and was of the Baptist faith. He attended the Avilla Missionary Baptist Church for many years...
Mabel Groskreutz (03/01/07)
Mabel Louise Groskreutz, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Madison, Wis., died Feb. 20, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born March 11, 1920, in Wall, S.D., the daughter of the late Anthony and Phoebe Pearl (Pixler) Sawvell...
Bob Blankenship (03/01/07)
Bob Blankenship, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born March 3, 1937, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 19, 2007, at his home. Survivors include: a special friend, Ronna Conner of the home; two sons, Rob Blankenship and wife Donna, Craig Blankenship and wife Jeanny; two brothers, Joe Blankenship and wife Glenna, Jerry Blankenship and wife Tina, all of Alton; one sister-in-law, Darlene Blankenship; three grandchildren, Heather Johnson and husband Mike, Sandy Warren and fiancee Robb and Dustin Blankenship; seven great-grandchildren, Max, Kyla, Sam, Kaleb, Haylee, Austin and Taralyn; numerous nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Sherman Dewayne Oakes (03/01/07)
Sherman Dewayne Oakes, age 58, of Hardy, died Feb. 2, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Jan. 8, 1949, in Hardy, the son of the late Alfred and Thelma Byers Oakes. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Banks Baptist Church near Hardy...
Onie Seal (03/29/07)
Onie Seal, age 80, of Hardy, died March 22, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Tremble, Tenn., the daughter of the late Harrison and Lessie Rainey Goff. She was united in marriage to James Seal in 1941 in Caruthersville, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1994...
Delmos Curtis Perkey (03/29/07)
Delmos Curtis Perkey, age 87, of Cave City died March 24, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 10, 1920, at Cave City, Ark., the son of James Arden and Ella (Sharp)?Perkey. He was a retired welder for St. Louis Ship Building and Steel, served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of the VFW?Post 8042 at Evening Shade and a member of the Church of Christ in Cave City...
Ralph G. Sanders (03/29/07)
Ralph G. "Sandy" Sanders, 81, longtime resident of Virginia Beach, Va., and a denizen of Pungo, died March 17, 2007, in a Norfolk, Va., hospital. He was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Nova Williams Sanders and Andrew Jacob Sanders. He was the widow of Lola Drummond Sanders...
Everette A. Croslow (03/29/07)
Everette A. Croslow, 87, of Duluth, Ga., died March 24, 2007. He is survived by: his wife, Peggy Croslow; son: Michael Croslow; and daughters Meg Barnes and Lori Reineke; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, Ga. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory were in charge of the arrangements...
Thomas Hayes Milner (03/29/07)
Thomas Hayes Milner, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., son of the late Denver and Noma Lee (Wright)?Milner, was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Gonzales, Texas. He died March 21, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home, Ark., at the age of 72 years...
Jack Bartlett (03/29/07)
Jack Bartlett, age 64, of Hardy, Ark., died on March 3, 2007, in Rialto, Calif. He was born June 27, 1942, in Bozeman, Mont., the son of Betty and John Bartlett. He grew up in southern Calif., and lived in Hardy since 1984. He was in the trucking business for over 35 years...
Herbert Peck Jr. (03/29/07)
Herbert Charles Peck Jr., 78, of Cherokee Village, died March 21, 2007, in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born on May 13, 1928, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Herbert Charles Peck Sr. and Mary (Garvey)?Peck. He served in the United States Naval Reserve for nine years. He worked as an electrical engineer with Giffels and Associates for 25 years in Detroit, Mich...
Ethel May Caldwell (03/29/07)
Ethel May Caldwell, 88, of Maynard, Ark., died March 20, 2007, at the Randolph Home. She was born May 28, 1918, at Middlebrook, Ark., the daughter of Cora Ellen (Harrison)?White and Glover C. White. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: a son, Scottie Caldwell of Myrtle, Mo.; a daughter, Scheryl Helms, of Maynard, Ark; four grandchildren: Wesley Ray Caldwell of Maynard, Melba Croney of Moberly; Scottie Caldwell Jr. of Pocahontas, Ark., and Andy Caldwell of Myrtle; and six great-grandchildren...
Nathan "Junior" Boles (03/29/07)
Nathan N. "Junior" Boles, age 77, of Cave City died March 25, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. He was born Oct. 22, 1929, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Nathan N. Boles Sr. and Atha Mae (Brashers) Boles. He was a farmer and owned a laundromat in Cave City for several years...
Doris Niederbrach (03/29/07)
Doris Evelyn Niederbrach, of Salem, formerly of Batesville area, daughter of the late Rev. Valmon and Eva Mae (Burns) Holloway, was born on Sept. 28, 1940, in Cushman, Ark. She died March 19, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 66...
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller (03/29/07)
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died March 18, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, near the Many Islands community in Fulton County. He was the son of Lyon Fuller and Bessy (Robinson) Fuller. He worked many years for the Arkansas Highway Depart-ment. He was married to Billie Yates Fuller for 49 years and nine months...
Loyd Junior Hancock (03/29/07)
Loyd Junior Hancock, of Salem, son of the late Buford Hancock and Lottie Pearl Hancock was born Nov. 21, 1931, at Wheeling, Ark. He died March 19, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Jeannette Denny on Aug. 3, 1958, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Jan Knapp (03/29/07)
Jan Knapp, of Pineville, daughter of the late Bluford Layfatte Stewart and Edna Venable Stewart, was born April 3, 1947, in England, Ark. She died March 24, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County at the age of 59. She was united in marriage to Roy Knapp on May 19, 1979, at South Fork, Mo...
Goldie Alice Mahan (03/29/07)
Goldie Alice Mahan, age 72, of Cave City, died March 23, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 6, 1934, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Robert Olza and Clara (Pinkston) Mahan. She was of the Baptist faith...
Mrs. Dona Smith (03/29/07)
Mrs. Dona Breneda Smith, 83, of Pocahontas, Ark., died March 16, 2007, at Randolph Home in Pocahontas, Ark. She was a member of Shannon Baptist Church and a former long time member of the Hardy Baptist Church. She was very active in the Southern Baptist Women's Missionary Union...
Gracie Agness Felts (03/22/07)
Gracie Agness Felts, 85, died March 14, 2007, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Sept. 6, 1921, at Dallas, Texas, the daughter of the late Dewitt and Exie (Arther) Williams. She lived her entire adult life in Cave City, Ark. She was united in marriage to Drewie Felts on Dec. 26, 1943...
Clayta Ballard (03/22/07)
Clayta Maureen (Rogers) Ballard, age 66, of Ash Flat died March 16, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born on Nov. 10, 1940, at Ash Flat, Ark., the daughter of Curtis and Glenda (Hamilton) Rogers. She retired after 32 years as a teacher and principal of the Highland School District. She was a CASA volunteer and a member of the Highland First Assembly of God...
Douglas Brewer (03/22/07)
Douglas Brewer, 47, of Pocahontas, died March 10, 2007, at his home. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Hubert and Virginia Payne Brewer. He is survived by: his wife, Karen of the home; two daughter's Courtney and Kristina of the home; one brother Charles Brewster of Billmore, Mo.; one sister, Joy King of Pocahontas; and many nieces and nephews...
Cora C. Bryant (03/22/07)
Cora C. Bryant, daughter of the late Dick and Mary (Tennison) Ellis, was born on May 4, 1907, in Ballard, Ark. She died March 13, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center in Salem at the age of 99. She was united in marriage to Adolfus Bryant in 1928, at Hardy. She was a loving wife and aunt. She was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Joanna Belle Brown (03/22/07)
Joanna Belle Brown, was born on Jan. 27, 1913, in Coeta, Okla., the daugher of the late William J. Warren and Dora Young Warren. She died March 14, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 94 years. She was united in marriage on Dec. 3, 1934, in West Plains, Mo., to Lawrence Brown who preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2003...
Betty Ann Mills (03/22/07)
Betty Ann Mills, of Agnos, daughter of the late Kenneth Brewster and Helen Randolph Brewster, was born July 15, 1936, in Borger, Texas. She died March 11, 2007, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 70. She was united in marriage to Vernal Mills on July 25, 1952, in Salem. To this union, six children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
William Vondal Romine (03/22/07)
William Vondal Romine, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Earl Romine and Alma Roxie Tucker Romine, was born June 5, 1929, in Agnos, Ark. He died March 14, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 77 years. He was married to Elsie Vanderpool on April 22, 1950. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death in 2001 and he later married Ella White Townsend...
Anne Northcutt (03/22/07)
Anne Myrtle (Ideker) Northcutt, 94, widow of Herrn A. Northcutt Sr., died March 10, 2007, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. She was born Aug. 30, 1912 in Stuttgart, Ark., the daughter of the late Arthur and Malinda (Rabeneck) Ideker who preceded her in death...
Austin B. Crotts (03/22/07)
Austin B. Crotts, 75, of Pleasant Hill, was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Ardasty, Ark., the son of Lester and Gilley Ettermarie (Roberts) Crotts. He died March 2, 2007, at the Pleasant Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center. On May 16, 1958, Austin was united in marriage to Pearley Estes in Salem, Ark. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Missouri Department of Transportation. He loved working in his garden and caring for his many pets...
Kaden James Floyd (03/22/07)
Kaden James Floyd, 21-month-old son of Mason and Ada Floyd of Oklahoma City, Okla., died March 12, 2007, in Oklahoma City. He is survived by his parents; one brother, Jacob of the home; maternal grandparents, Henry and Carolyn Earp of Paris, Texas; paternal grandparents, Eddie and Patti Floyd of Fort Smith; and his maternal great-great-grandmother Mildred Cornelius of Thayer...
Christian Starr (03/22/07)
Christian Jensen Starr, age 20, of Warrenville, Ill., died March 7, 2007, in Hilo, Hawaii. He was stationed with the U.S. Coast Guard aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KISKA. He was born April 26, 1986 in Glendale Heights, Ill. Christian attended Bower Elementary, Warrenville, Hubble Middle School, Wheaton, Ill. ...
Linda Kay Hamilton (03/22/07)
Linda Kay Hamilton, daughter of the late Tom and Rhea Dorothy (Brown) Upton, was born Jan. 21, 1943, in Burlington, Iowa. She died March 15, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 64. She was married to Merlin George Hamilton on Jan. 7, 1967, at Burlingon, Iowa. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and was a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Genevieve Beatty (03/22/07)
Genevieve Beatty was born in St. James, Ark., June 12, 1916. She was the first born of seven children of Finis Ford and Mary Hix Ford. All of her siblings are still alive: Imogene, Joyce, Kell, Nell, Walter and Merlynn. She had four children: Dennis (1946), Dan (1949), and twins Bruce and Vicki (1955)...
Zola Marie Bosserman (03/22/07)
Zola Marie (McKinney) Bosserman, 85, died March 6, 2007, in Northport, Fla., after a long illness. She was born July 17, 1921, the daughter of the late Leander and Ona Mae (Sowders) McKinney near Mt. Vernon, Ky. She retired in 1980 from Stark and Wetzel in Indianapo-lis, Ind., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1990 and Florida in 2004...
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt (03/16/07)
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 9, 2007, in Missouri. He was born on Oct. 5, 1926, the son of Claud Hunt and Mary Hager Hunt. He was united in marriage to Lucille Hoffman Hunt on Valentine's Day of 1987. He accomplished many things in his life. ...
Ida A. Hall (03/16/07)
Ida A. Hall of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late Allen Arnett and Gurtie Parton Arnett, was born Sept. 8, 1915, in Custer, Ark. She died March 8, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem, at the age of 91. She was united in marriage to to Tom Hall on Oct. 29, 1932, in Gainesville, Mo. To this union five children were born...
Robert Neuzil (03/16/07)
Robert Neuzil, 55, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 6, 2007 in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 12, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Robert and Carol Roehl Neuzil. He was united in marriage to Clara Thomas on Feb. 7, 1992, in El Gonklin Ill...
Drexel Eulis Bell (03/16/07)
Drexel Eulis Bell of Salem, Ark., son of the late Elmer Dawson Bell and Joe Cleva Langston Bell, was born Jan. 5, 1931, at Morriston, Ark. He died March 7, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Ford on Feb. 5, 1955, at Independence, Mo., to this union five children were born. He was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School...
Roger E. McGee (03/16/07)
Roger E. McGee, 83, of Cherokee Village died March 9, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec. 16, 1923, in Mahaska, County, Iowa, the son of Louis McGee and Cora Harrison McGee. He was a a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked for many years for Disney Land before retiring from the maintenance department. He moved to Cherokee Village with his wife, Mabel 17 years ago from Iowa. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion...
James Lowell Mullin (03/16/07)
James Lowell Mullin, 81, of Oxford, son of the late Samuel Mullin and Martha Graham Mullin was born June 21, 1925, in Wideman, Ark. He died March 10, 2007, at Calico Rock Health Care Center. He entered the Calico Rock Healthcare Center in January of 1985 to be with "Aunt Amanda." She had entered the home in December of 1984. Lowell came to live with Uncle Jim and Aunt Amanda in 1948 after the death of his parents. He became a Christian at an early age at the Liberty Church near his home...
Evelyn Maurer (03/16/07)
Evelyn Christine Maurer, 78, was born the daughter of Walter Weatherby and Dahlia Nolan Weatherby on July 6, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Mich. She died March 5, 2007, in Springdale, Ark. She is survived by: one son, Richard Weatherby and wife, Mary of Rogers, Ark.; one brother David Weatherby of Wellsboro, Pa.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Bobby Cunningham (03/16/07)
Bobby Cunningham, 73, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Robert Cunningham and Vernie Romine Cunningham, was born July 18, 1933 at Camp, Ark. He died March 6, 2007, at Community Medical Center of Izard County, in Calico Rock Ark. He was united in marriage to Shirley Wood on March 17, 1953, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Ralph Edward Burrow (03/16/07)
Ralph Edward Burrow died Feb. 22, 2007, in San Jose, Calif. Burrow was born in Mission, Kan., Dec. 21, 1921; and was raised in the foothills of the Ozarks, Mammoth Spring. He was the oldest son of John Lee and Florence Ellen (Stevenin) Burrow. Like many country boys who wanted to see the world, Ralph joined the Navy in 1939. ...
Jackie McCausland (03/16/07)
Jackie McCausland, 68, of Cherokee Village died at WRMC in Batesville on March 7, 2007. She was born Jacqueline Lee Zook on May 26, 1938, in Washington, Pa., to the late William C. and Ethel Riggle Zook. She was a graduate of Washington High School Class of 1953...
Warren Wesley Wise (03/16/07)
Warren Wesley Wise, was born Oct. 16, 1964, in Decatur, Ill. He died March 4, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 42. He is survived by: his parents, Larry and Linda Wise of Koshkonong, Mo.; one brother, Larry Edward Wise Jr., of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; two sisters, Cheryl Caldwell of Thayer, Mo., and Linda Elaine Pirtle of Moweaque, Ill.; five nieces; two nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Martha A. Bates (03/16/07)
Martha A. Bates, of Mexico, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., died March 3, 2007, at the age of 72. She is survived by: three sons, Billy Dean Bates and wife Kay of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates and wife Jill of Steedman, Mo., and Tim-othy Jo Bates of Mexico, Mo...
Stephen Jerzylo (03/16/07)
Stephen Anthony Jerzylo, age 53, of Sidney, Ark., formerly of Boston, Mass., died March 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 1, 1953, at Boston, Mass, the son of Anthony Bronslaw and Francis (Galliff) Jerzylo. He was a retired Boston fire fighter, a U.S. Navy veteran having served in the Vietnam War and was of the Catholic faith...
Beverly "Bev" Wray (03/08/07)
Beverly J. "Bev" Wray, 80, of Indianapolis, Ind., died Feb. 12, 2007. He was born June 11, 1926, in Wild Cherry, Ark., the son of David and Stella Baker Wray. He was a heating and air-conditioning technician for 37 years for Peerless, Space Conditioning and Butler-Mutz, retiring in 1991. He was a U.S. Navy veteran having served in World War II...
Bernice Hutchinson (03/08/07)
Bernice Tressie Hutchinson, 91, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 24, 2007, at her home. She was born April 12, 1915, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of John Edward Soloman Shoemaker and Vesta Leora Soloman Shoemaker. She received her education in the schools of Kansas City, Kan. and on Aug. 29, 1937, was married at Thayer, Mo., to Oren Hutchinson...
Faye Kuykendall (03/08/07)
Faye Kuykendall, of Violet Hill, Ark., daughter of the late James and Minnie (Yancey) Adams, was born March 9, 1916, in Lodi, Okla. She died Feb. 25, 2007, at the Pioneer Nursing and Rehab Center in Melbourne at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Ethan Lee Kuykendall on June 4, 1932, at Lodi, Okla., and to this union, three sons were born...
Dorman Steelman (03/08/07)
Dorman Lloyd Steelman, 81, died March 1, 2007, at the Salem Memorial District Hospital in Salem, Mo. He was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Cedar Grove, Mo. Steelman was the oldest of 10 children born to Reamy and Erma Steelman. His first eight years of education were in a one-room schoolhouse on the banks of the Current River and he graduated from Eminence High School in 1944...
James "Jim" Henley (03/08/07)
James "Jim" Stephen Henley, of Salem, son of Marvelee Joyce (Crabtree) Henley and the late James Ellsworth Henley was born Oct. 15, 1965, in McAlester, Okla. He died Feb. 27, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 41. He was a loving father and grandfather. He worked as a clinical coordinator and Nursing IT project manager for the Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Bernice Walker Smith (03/08/07)
Bernice Walker Smith, 87, of Glencoe died Feb. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 12, 1919, in Wiseman, the daughter of Alex Hull Walker and Ruth Elizabeth (Morton) Walker. She married Lowell Dean Smith, Nov. 23, 1940. She was a homemaker, dairy farmer and a lifetime member of the Assembly of God Church...
Betty Darlene Martin (03/08/07)
Betty Darlene Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Carl Jackson and Amanda Lorraine (McElmurry) Wallace, was born Dec. 21 1943, in Shafter, Calif. She died March 3, 2007, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Paul Gene Martin on July 22, 1960, at Salem, and to this union three children were born. ...
Dorotha Leone Hogan (03/08/07)
Dorotha Leone Hogan, 94, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 25, 2007, at her residence. She was born June 28, 1912, in Foster, Ind., the daughter of Ernest and Iva Gouty Moundy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catlin Church of Christ in Catlin, Ill...
Helen Rose Denton (03/08/07)
Helen Rose Jenkins Hall Denton, 98, was born Nov. 12, 1908, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Jenkins at Couch, Mo. She was married to Larry Hall in 1922, and they had one child, Damon, born in 1924. She worked as a housewife and homemaker for most of her life and then became chief cook for an Oklahoma School District. She was known for her fishing prowess, desserts and famous for her sugar cookies. She married George Denton in Oklahoma after the death of her first husband...
Nina Williams (03/08/07)
Nina Williams died Feb. 21, 2007, at the age of 102. She was born Dec. 17, 1904, and was raised in Mammoth Spring, where she met her late husband John T. Williams. One of her greatest joys was raising her only daughter, Betty Jeane Dasbach, who preceded her in death...
Joan L. Mason Perkins (03/08/07)
Joan L. Mason Perkins, of Horseshoe Bend, 75, died Feb. 27, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Jan. 12, 1932, in San Francisco, Calif., the daughter of the late Walter F. Mason and Helen (Leazer) Mason. She retired after 28 years employed as an independent insurance agent. She was a member of the International Ministerial Association (IMA) and was of the Apostolic faith. She was a graduate of the Bethany Bible School...
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler (03/08/07)
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler died March 1, 2007. She was born Jan. 18, 1922, in Amesbury, Mass., the third daughter of Ivory and Edith Scribner. She grew up and graduated from high school in Amesbury, Mass. She then attended and graduated in 1943 from Antioch College with a bachelor's of arts degree. ...
Charles W. King (03/08/07)
Charles W. King, 89, was known throughout Northwest-ern Arkansas as the Jewelry Man. A true Rockhound he polished stones and made earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets sold for over 30 years in Hardy's Craft Mall, the Ozark Folk Center and Dulcimer Shop, Mammoth Spring State Park, and at craft fairs in malls and towns all around. At one time he and his wife ran the White Horse Gift Shop by the bridge outside of Hardy...
Thomas Charles Steele (03/08/07)
Thomas Charles Steele, 56, of Cherokee Village, died March 2, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 15, 1950 in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Claire Steele and Jane (Peters) Steele. He worked for many years as an auto dealer in his own dealership before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion, the Masonic Lodge (Floyd Lodge), the Knights Templar and the Abu Beke Shrine Temple. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from Kimball, Neb...
Kenneth Robert Larson (03/08/07)
Kenneth Robert Larson, was born the son of Ollie Larson and Sophia Sanders Larson on May 22, 1926, in Curlew, Iowa. He died Feb. 26, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 80. He was united in marriage on Jan. 2, 1947, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Ann Slattery...
Ruth E. Crain (03/08/07)
Ruth E. Crain, of Salem, daughter of the late Taylor Wood Stuart and Mary Elizabeth Franks Stuart, was born on Aug. 19, 1909, in Oxford, Ark. She died Feb. 28, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 97. She was a homemaker and a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Mabel Groskreutz (03/08/07)
Mabel Louise Groskreutz, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Madison, Wis., died Feb. 20, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born March 11, 1920, in Wall, S.D., the daughter of Anthony and Phoebe Pearl (Pixler) Sawvell. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jack and Sue Soden of Cherokee Village; a granddaughter, Michelle Harper of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a grandson and wife, Brian and Jolynne Soden of Miami, Fla.; and five great-grandchildren...
Winston Romine (03/01/07)
Winston Romine of Heart, Ark., son of the late Thomas Romine and Mae Karnes Romine, was born June 27, 1915, at Heart. He died Feb. 20, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 91. He was united in marriage to Jane Deavers on Aug. 20, 1936, at Heart, Ark. He was a farmer and a carpenter and was a member of the Heart Baptist Church...
Elizabeth "Betts" Roth (03/01/07)
Elizabeth Ann "Betts" Roth, of Cherokee Village, a retired educator and author, died Feb. 23, 2007, at the age of 87. A long time resident of Cherokee Village Betts was born in Duluth, Minn., on March 19, 1919, the only child of her parents, Ivy N. and Alois T. Roth, now deceased...
Joan Crum (03/01/07)
Joan Crum, 73, died Feb. 18, 2007, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Fort Wayne, Ind. Born in Jay County, Ind., she was a homemaker and also worked at GE for a number of years. She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed cooking, sewing, fishing and especially community service...
Lora Jeffeline Horton (03/01/07)
Lora Jeffeline Horton, age 80, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 20, 2007, at St. Anthony Regional Medical Center in St. Louis. She was born Feb. 3, 1927, at Hardy, the daughter of the late Alec and Belle Shelly Spurlock Horton. She was united in marriage to Leroy Horton on March 13, 1948, in Hardy; he preceded her in death on Feb. 20, 1991...
Frances Hugh Tanner (03/01/07)
Frances Hugh Tanner of Wiseman, son of the late Herman Tanner and Annie Langston Tanner, was born Feb. 11, 1918, at Elizabeth, Ark. He died Feb. 20, 2007, at Randolph County Hospital in Pocahontas at the age of 89. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. ...
Shirley Wigginton (03/01/07)
Shirley Yvonne Milligan Wigginton, age 69, of Grange, Ark., died Feb. 16, 2007, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Dec. 25, 1937, at Belmont, Ark., to Finis Ewin and Martha Lottie (Moore) Milligan. She was united in marriage to John. ...
Casey Lee Herron (03/01/07)
Casey Lee Herron, 17, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 15, 2007, in Hardy. He was born Dec. 21, 1989, in Batesville the son of David Herron and Trina Evans Womble. He had attended both Highland and Williford schools. He is survived by: his mother, Trina Womble of Cherokee Village; his father, David Herron of Ozark Acres; his maternal grandmother, Donna Evans of Hardy; five brothers, Benny Joe Leija, Garrett Leija, Zackery Leija, Bruce Womble and Trevor Sitze all of Cherokee Village; one step-brother, Clayton Sitze of Cherokee Village; two step-sisters, Jessica Sitze and Bonnie Sitze both of Cherkee Village; a very special friend, John Sitze of Cherokee Village; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Mabel Groskreutz (03/01/07)
Mabel Louise Groskreutz, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Madison, Wis., died Feb. 20, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born March 11, 1920, in Wall, S.D., the daughter of the late Anthony and Phoebe Pearl (Pixler) Sawvell...
Bob Blankenship (03/01/07)
Bob Blankenship, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born March 3, 1937, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 19, 2007, at his home. Survivors include: a special friend, Ronna Conner of the home; two sons, Rob Blankenship and wife Donna, Craig Blankenship and wife Jeanny; two brothers, Joe Blankenship and wife Glenna, Jerry Blankenship and wife Tina, all of Alton; one sister-in-law, Darlene Blankenship; three grandchildren, Heather Johnson and husband Mike, Sandy Warren and fiancee Robb and Dustin Blankenship; seven great-grandchildren, Max, Kyla, Sam, Kaleb, Haylee, Austin and Taralyn; numerous nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Sherman Dewayne Oakes (03/01/07)
Sherman Dewayne Oakes, age 58, of Hardy, died Feb. 2, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Jan. 8, 1949, in Hardy, the son of the late Alfred and Thelma Byers Oakes. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Banks Baptist Church near Hardy...
Alpha Garrison (03/01/07)
Alpha Garrison, 89, was born April 6, 1917, in Gatewood, Mo., the daughter of the late Samuel Williams and Nancy Brewer Williams. She died Feb. 16, 2007, in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage on Dec. 8, 1933, in Myrtle, Mo., to Jesse W. Garrison who preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 1991...
Juanita Sue Calloway (03/01/07)
Juanita Sue Calloway of Salem, daughter of the late Fleet Calloway and Ruth Ada Bray Calloway, was born Sept. 29, 1949, in Batesville, Ark. She died Feb. 19, 2007, at Salem at the age of 57. She was employed by Tri-County Shirt Factory in Salem as a seamstress for over 30 years. She was a member of the Byron Presbyterian Church...
John Louis Myren (03/01/07)
John Louis Myren was born in Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 25, 1942, and died at his home in Cherokee Village on Feb. 23, 2007. His early years were spent in the Twin Cities area. He graduated from Anoka High School, Anoka, Minn., in 1960. As a young man, he was able to fulfill his dream of being a musician and traveling with a band. Throughout the remainder of his life, he continued to play and enjoy music and entertaining...
Norman C. James (03/01/07)
Norman C. James, 82, of Alexander, Ark., died Feb. 18, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 23, 1924, at Cedar Grove, Ark., the son of Dewey and Belle (Bennett) James. He was a graduate of Cave City High School; graduated from Golden Gate College in San Francisco, Calif. with a Bachelors of Arts degree; retired from the U.S. Navy after 21 years of service; and was of the Baptist faith. He attended the Avilla Missionary Baptist Church for many years...
Roy Dale Britton (03/01/07)
Roy Dale Britton, 84, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born March 13, 1922, in Olney, Ill., the son of the late Frank Britton and Cora Musgrove Britton. He died Feb. 21, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was a veteran of the Unied States Marine Corps, having served during world War II. He owned and operated his own shoe store for many years before retiring...
Donald James (03/01/07)
Donald James of Horseshoe Bend formerly of Kirksville, Mo., and La Porte, Texas, died at the age of 86 on Feb. 16, 2007 at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Aug. 30, 1920, the son of the late Asa Clifford James and Maggie Marie Shelton James in Adair County, Mo...
Ralph G. Sanders (03/29/07)
Ralph G. "Sandy" Sanders, 81, longtime resident of Virginia Beach, Va., and a denizen of Pungo, died March 17, 2007, in a Norfolk, Va., hospital. He was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Nova Williams Sanders and Andrew Jacob Sanders. He was the widow of Lola Drummond Sanders...
Delmos Curtis Perkey (03/29/07)
Delmos Curtis Perkey, age 87, of Cave City died March 24, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 10, 1920, at Cave City, Ark., the son of James Arden and Ella (Sharp)?Perkey. He was a retired welder for St. Louis Ship Building and Steel, served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a member of the VFW?Post 8042 at Evening Shade and a member of the Church of Christ in Cave City...
Onie Seal (03/29/07)
Onie Seal, age 80, of Hardy, died March 22, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was born on Aug. 3, 1926, in Tremble, Tenn., the daughter of the late Harrison and Lessie Rainey Goff. She was united in marriage to James Seal in 1941 in Caruthersville, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1994...
Mrs. Dona Smith (03/29/07)
Mrs. Dona Breneda Smith, 83, of Pocahontas, Ark., died March 16, 2007, at Randolph Home in Pocahontas, Ark. She was a member of Shannon Baptist Church and a former long time member of the Hardy Baptist Church. She was very active in the Southern Baptist Women's Missionary Union...
Everette A. Croslow (03/29/07)
Everette A. Croslow, 87, of Duluth, Ga., died March 24, 2007. He is survived by: his wife, Peggy Croslow; son: Michael Croslow; and daughters Meg Barnes and Lori Reineke; eight grandchildren and one great-grandson. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Peachtree Christian Hospice, Duluth, Ga. Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory were in charge of the arrangements...
Thomas Hayes Milner (03/29/07)
Thomas Hayes Milner, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., son of the late Denver and Noma Lee (Wright)?Milner, was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Gonzales, Texas. He died March 21, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home, Ark., at the age of 72 years...
Goldie Alice Mahan (03/29/07)
Goldie Alice Mahan, age 72, of Cave City, died March 23, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 6, 1934, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Robert Olza and Clara (Pinkston) Mahan. She was of the Baptist faith...
Ethel May Caldwell (03/29/07)
Ethel May Caldwell, 88, of Maynard, Ark., died March 20, 2007, at the Randolph Home. She was born May 28, 1918, at Middlebrook, Ark., the daughter of Cora Ellen (Harrison)?White and Glover C. White. She was a homemaker. Survivors include: a son, Scottie Caldwell of Myrtle, Mo.; a daughter, Scheryl Helms, of Maynard, Ark; four grandchildren: Wesley Ray Caldwell of Maynard, Melba Croney of Moberly; Scottie Caldwell Jr. of Pocahontas, Ark., and Andy Caldwell of Myrtle; and six great-grandchildren...
Jan Knapp (03/29/07)
Jan Knapp, of Pineville, daughter of the late Bluford Layfatte Stewart and Edna Venable Stewart, was born April 3, 1947, in England, Ark. She died March 24, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County at the age of 59. She was united in marriage to Roy Knapp on May 19, 1979, at South Fork, Mo...
Nathan "Junior" Boles (03/29/07)
Nathan N. "Junior" Boles, age 77, of Cave City died March 25, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. He was born Oct. 22, 1929, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Nathan N. Boles Sr. and Atha Mae (Brashers) Boles. He was a farmer and owned a laundromat in Cave City for several years...
Doris Niederbrach (03/29/07)
Doris Evelyn Niederbrach, of Salem, formerly of Batesville area, daughter of the late Rev. Valmon and Eva Mae (Burns) Holloway, was born on Sept. 28, 1940, in Cushman, Ark. She died March 19, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 66...
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller (03/29/07)
Charles "Floyd"?Fuller, 78, of Hardy, Ark., died March 18, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Feb. 28, 1929, near the Many Islands community in Fulton County. He was the son of Lyon Fuller and Bessy (Robinson) Fuller. He worked many years for the Arkansas Highway Depart-ment. He was married to Billie Yates Fuller for 49 years and nine months...
Loyd Junior Hancock (03/29/07)
Loyd Junior Hancock, of Salem, son of the late Buford Hancock and Lottie Pearl Hancock was born Nov. 21, 1931, at Wheeling, Ark. He died March 19, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Jeannette Denny on Aug. 3, 1958, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Jack Bartlett (03/29/07)
Jack Bartlett, age 64, of Hardy, Ark., died on March 3, 2007, in Rialto, Calif. He was born June 27, 1942, in Bozeman, Mont., the son of Betty and John Bartlett. He grew up in southern Calif., and lived in Hardy since 1984. He was in the trucking business for over 35 years...
Herbert Peck Jr. (03/29/07)
Herbert Charles Peck Jr., 78, of Cherokee Village, died March 21, 2007, in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born on May 13, 1928, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Herbert Charles Peck Sr. and Mary (Garvey)?Peck. He served in the United States Naval Reserve for nine years. He worked as an electrical engineer with Giffels and Associates for 25 years in Detroit, Mich...
Christian Starr (03/22/07)
Christian Jensen Starr, age 20, of Warrenville, Ill., died March 7, 2007, in Hilo, Hawaii. He was stationed with the U.S. Coast Guard aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KISKA. He was born April 26, 1986 in Glendale Heights, Ill. Christian attended Bower Elementary, Warrenville, Hubble Middle School, Wheaton, Ill. ...
Linda Kay Hamilton (03/22/07)
Linda Kay Hamilton, daughter of the late Tom and Rhea Dorothy (Brown) Upton, was born Jan. 21, 1943, in Burlington, Iowa. She died March 15, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 64. She was married to Merlin George Hamilton on Jan. 7, 1967, at Burlingon, Iowa. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and was a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Clayta Ballard (03/22/07)
Clayta Maureen (Rogers) Ballard, age 66, of Ash Flat died March 16, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born on Nov. 10, 1940, at Ash Flat, Ark., the daughter of Curtis and Glenda (Hamilton) Rogers. She retired after 32 years as a teacher and principal of the Highland School District. She was a CASA volunteer and a member of the Highland First Assembly of God...
Douglas Brewer (03/22/07)
Douglas Brewer, 47, of Pocahontas, died March 10, 2007, at his home. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Hubert and Virginia Payne Brewer. He is survived by: his wife, Karen of the home; two daughter's Courtney and Kristina of the home; one brother Charles Brewster of Billmore, Mo.; one sister, Joy King of Pocahontas; and many nieces and nephews...
Gracie Agness Felts (03/22/07)
Gracie Agness Felts, 85, died March 14, 2007, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Sept. 6, 1921, at Dallas, Texas, the daughter of the late Dewitt and Exie (Arther) Williams. She lived her entire adult life in Cave City, Ark. She was united in marriage to Drewie Felts on Dec. 26, 1943...
Zola Marie Bosserman (03/22/07)
Zola Marie (McKinney) Bosserman, 85, died March 6, 2007, in Northport, Fla., after a long illness. She was born July 17, 1921, the daughter of the late Leander and Ona Mae (Sowders) McKinney near Mt. Vernon, Ky. She retired in 1980 from Stark and Wetzel in Indianapo-lis, Ind., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1990 and Florida in 2004...
Betty Ann Mills (03/22/07)
Betty Ann Mills, of Agnos, daughter of the late Kenneth Brewster and Helen Randolph Brewster, was born July 15, 1936, in Borger, Texas. She died March 11, 2007, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 70. She was united in marriage to Vernal Mills on July 25, 1952, in Salem. To this union, six children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Genevieve Beatty (03/22/07)
Genevieve Beatty was born in St. James, Ark., June 12, 1916. She was the first born of seven children of Finis Ford and Mary Hix Ford. All of her siblings are still alive: Imogene, Joyce, Kell, Nell, Walter and Merlynn. She had four children: Dennis (1946), Dan (1949), and twins Bruce and Vicki (1955)...
Anne Northcutt (03/22/07)
Anne Myrtle (Ideker) Northcutt, 94, widow of Herrn A. Northcutt Sr., died March 10, 2007, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. She was born Aug. 30, 1912 in Stuttgart, Ark., the daughter of the late Arthur and Malinda (Rabeneck) Ideker who preceded her in death...
Kaden James Floyd (03/22/07)
Kaden James Floyd, 21-month-old son of Mason and Ada Floyd of Oklahoma City, Okla., died March 12, 2007, in Oklahoma City. He is survived by his parents; one brother, Jacob of the home; maternal grandparents, Henry and Carolyn Earp of Paris, Texas; paternal grandparents, Eddie and Patti Floyd of Fort Smith; and his maternal great-great-grandmother Mildred Cornelius of Thayer...
Cora C. Bryant (03/22/07)
Cora C. Bryant, daughter of the late Dick and Mary (Tennison) Ellis, was born on May 4, 1907, in Ballard, Ark. She died March 13, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing and Rehab Center in Salem at the age of 99. She was united in marriage to Adolfus Bryant in 1928, at Hardy. She was a loving wife and aunt. She was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Austin B. Crotts (03/22/07)
Austin B. Crotts, 75, of Pleasant Hill, was born Sept. 30, 1931, in Ardasty, Ark., the son of Lester and Gilley Ettermarie (Roberts) Crotts. He died March 2, 2007, at the Pleasant Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center. On May 16, 1958, Austin was united in marriage to Pearley Estes in Salem, Ark. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Missouri Department of Transportation. He loved working in his garden and caring for his many pets...
William Vondal Romine (03/22/07)
William Vondal Romine, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Earl Romine and Alma Roxie Tucker Romine, was born June 5, 1929, in Agnos, Ark. He died March 14, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 77 years. He was married to Elsie Vanderpool on April 22, 1950. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death in 2001 and he later married Ella White Townsend...
Joanna Belle Brown (03/22/07)
Joanna Belle Brown, was born on Jan. 27, 1913, in Coeta, Okla., the daugher of the late William J. Warren and Dora Young Warren. She died March 14, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 94 years. She was united in marriage on Dec. 3, 1934, in West Plains, Mo., to Lawrence Brown who preceded her in death on Jan. 28, 2003...
Drexel Eulis Bell (03/16/07)
Drexel Eulis Bell of Salem, Ark., son of the late Elmer Dawson Bell and Joe Cleva Langston Bell, was born Jan. 5, 1931, at Morriston, Ark. He died March 7, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Ford on Feb. 5, 1955, at Independence, Mo., to this union five children were born. He was a 1949 graduate of Salem High School...
Bobby Cunningham (03/16/07)
Bobby Cunningham, 73, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Robert Cunningham and Vernie Romine Cunningham, was born July 18, 1933 at Camp, Ark. He died March 6, 2007, at Community Medical Center of Izard County, in Calico Rock Ark. He was united in marriage to Shirley Wood on March 17, 1953, at Salem. To this union three children were born...
Evelyn Maurer (03/16/07)
Evelyn Christine Maurer, 78, was born the daughter of Walter Weatherby and Dahlia Nolan Weatherby on July 6, 1928 in Grand Rapids, Mich. She died March 5, 2007, in Springdale, Ark. She is survived by: one son, Richard Weatherby and wife, Mary of Rogers, Ark.; one brother David Weatherby of Wellsboro, Pa.; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Warren Wesley Wise (03/16/07)
Warren Wesley Wise, was born Oct. 16, 1964, in Decatur, Ill. He died March 4, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 42. He is survived by: his parents, Larry and Linda Wise of Koshkonong, Mo.; one brother, Larry Edward Wise Jr., of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; two sisters, Cheryl Caldwell of Thayer, Mo., and Linda Elaine Pirtle of Moweaque, Ill.; five nieces; two nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Martha A. Bates (03/16/07)
Martha A. Bates, of Mexico, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., died March 3, 2007, at the age of 72. She is survived by: three sons, Billy Dean Bates and wife Kay of Auxvasse, Mo., Bobby Gene Bates and wife Jill of Steedman, Mo., and Tim-othy Jo Bates of Mexico, Mo...
Roger E. McGee (03/16/07)
Roger E. McGee, 83, of Cherokee Village died March 9, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec. 16, 1923, in Mahaska, County, Iowa, the son of Louis McGee and Cora Harrison McGee. He was a a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked for many years for Disney Land before retiring from the maintenance department. He moved to Cherokee Village with his wife, Mabel 17 years ago from Iowa. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion...
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt (03/16/07)
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 9, 2007, in Missouri. He was born on Oct. 5, 1926, the son of Claud Hunt and Mary Hager Hunt. He was united in marriage to Lucille Hoffman Hunt on Valentine's Day of 1987. He accomplished many things in his life. ...
Ida A. Hall (03/16/07)
Ida A. Hall of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late Allen Arnett and Gurtie Parton Arnett, was born Sept. 8, 1915, in Custer, Ark. She died March 8, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem, at the age of 91. She was united in marriage to to Tom Hall on Oct. 29, 1932, in Gainesville, Mo. To this union five children were born...
Robert Neuzil (03/16/07)
Robert Neuzil, 55, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 6, 2007 in Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 12, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Robert and Carol Roehl Neuzil. He was united in marriage to Clara Thomas on Feb. 7, 1992, in El Gonklin Ill...
James Lowell Mullin (03/16/07)
James Lowell Mullin, 81, of Oxford, son of the late Samuel Mullin and Martha Graham Mullin was born June 21, 1925, in Wideman, Ark. He died March 10, 2007, at Calico Rock Health Care Center. He entered the Calico Rock Healthcare Center in January of 1985 to be with "Aunt Amanda." She had entered the home in December of 1984. Lowell came to live with Uncle Jim and Aunt Amanda in 1948 after the death of his parents. He became a Christian at an early age at the Liberty Church near his home...
Stephen Jerzylo (03/16/07)
Stephen Anthony Jerzylo, age 53, of Sidney, Ark., formerly of Boston, Mass., died March 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 1, 1953, at Boston, Mass, the son of Anthony Bronslaw and Francis (Galliff) Jerzylo. He was a retired Boston fire fighter, a U.S. Navy veteran having served in the Vietnam War and was of the Catholic faith...
Jackie McCausland (03/16/07)
Jackie McCausland, 68, of Cherokee Village died at WRMC in Batesville on March 7, 2007. She was born Jacqueline Lee Zook on May 26, 1938, in Washington, Pa., to the late William C. and Ethel Riggle Zook. She was a graduate of Washington High School Class of 1953...
Ralph Edward Burrow (03/16/07)
Ralph Edward Burrow died Feb. 22, 2007, in San Jose, Calif. Burrow was born in Mission, Kan., Dec. 21, 1921; and was raised in the foothills of the Ozarks, Mammoth Spring. He was the oldest son of John Lee and Florence Ellen (Stevenin) Burrow. Like many country boys who wanted to see the world, Ralph joined the Navy in 1939. ...
Zola Marie Bosserman (03/20/07)
Zola Marie (McKinney) Bosserman, 85, died March 6, 2007, in Northport, Fla., after a long illness. She was born July 17, 1921, the daughter of the late Leander and Ona Mae (Sowders) McKinney near Mt. Vernon, Ky. She retired in 1980 from Stark and Wetzel in Indianapolis, Ind., before moving to Cherokee Village in 1990 and Florida in 2004...
Thomas Charles Steele (03/06/07)
Thomas Charles Steele, 56, of Cherokee Village, died March 2, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 15, 1950 in Le Mars, Iowa, the son of Claire Steele and Jane (Peters) Steele. He worked for many years as an auto dealer in his own dealership before retiring. He was a member of the American Legion, the Masonic Lodge (Floyd Lodge), the Knights Templar and the Abu Beke Shrine Temple. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from Kimball, Neb...
Stephen Jerzylo (03/15/07)
Stephen Anthony Jerzylo, age 53, of Sidney, Ark., formerly of Boston, Mass., died March 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 1, 1953, at Boston, Mass.; the son of Anthony Bronslaw and Francis (Galliff) Jerzylo...
Robert Neuzil (03/15/07)
Robert Neuzil, 55, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 6, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 12, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Robert and Carol Roehl Neuzil. He was united in marriage to Clara Thomas on Feb. 7, 1992, in El Gonklin Ill. He was a printer for the Chicago Tribune and a member of the Willow Creek Church in Barrington, Ill...
Roger E. McGee (03/15/07)
Roger E. McGee, 83, of Cherokee Village died March 9, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Dec. 16, 1923, in Mahaska County, Iowa, the son of Louis McGee and Cora Harrison McGee. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He worked for many years for Disney Land before retiring from the maintenance department. He moved to Cherokee Village with his wife, Mabel 17 years ago from Iowa. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion...
Roy Dale Britton (03/06/07)
Roy Dale Britton, 84, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born March 13, 1922, in Olney, Ill., the son of the late Frank Britton and Cora Musgrove Britton. He died Feb. 21, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served during World War II. He owned and operated his own shoe store for many years before retiring...
Mabel Groskreutz (03/06/07)
Mabel Louise Groskreutz, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Madison, Wis., died Feb. 20, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born March 11, 1920, in Wall, S.D., the daughter of Anthony and Phoebe Pearl (Pixler) Sawvell. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jack and Sue Soden of Cherokee Village; a granddaughter, Michelle Harper of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a grandson and wife, Brian and Jolynne Soden of Miami, Fla.; and five great-grandchildren...
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt (03/15/07)
Lloyd "Bud" Hunt, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 9, 2007, in Missouri. He was born on Oct. 5, 1926, the son of Claud Hunt and Mary Hager Hunt. He was united in marriage to Lucille Hoffman Hunt on Valentine's Day of 1987. He accomplished many things in his life. ...
Kenneth Robert Larson (03/06/07)
Kenneth Robert Larson, was born the son of Ollie Larson and Sophia Sanders Larson on May 22, 1926, in Curlew, Iowa. He died Feb. 26, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 80. He was united in marriage on Jan. 2, 1947, in Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Ann Slattery...
James "Jim" Henley (03/06/07)
James "Jim" Stephen Henley, of Salem, son of Marvelee Joyce (Crabtree) Henley and the late James Ellsworth Henley was born Oct. 15, 1965, in McAlester, Okla. He died Feb. 27, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 41. He was a loving father and grandfather. He worked as a clinical coordinator and Nursing IT project manager for the Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Jackie McCausland (03/15/07)
Jackie McCausland, 68, of Cherokee Village died at WRMC in Batesville on March 7, 2007. She was born Jacqueline Lee Zook on May 26, 1938, in Washington, Pa., to the late William C. and Ethel Riggle Zook. Jackie was a graduate of Washington High School class of 1953. ...
Joan L. Mason Perkins (03/06/07)
Joan L. Mason Perkins, of Horseshoe Bend, 75, died Feb. 27, 2007, at her home in Horseshoe Bend. She was born Jan. 12, 1932, in San Francisco, Calif., the daughter of the late Walter F. Mason and Helen (Leazer) Mason. She retired after 28 years employed as an independent insurance agent. She was a member of the International Ministerial Association (IMA) and was of the Apostolic faith. She was a graduate of the Bethany Bible School...
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler (03/06/07)
Gertrude L. (Boots) Boehmler died March 1, 2007. She was born Jan. 18, 1922, in Amesbury, Mass., the third daughter of Ivory and Edith Scribner. She grew up and graduated from high school in Amesbury, Mass. She then attended and graduated in 1943 from Antioch College with a bachelor's of arts degree. ...
Gracie Agness Felts (03/20/07)
Gracie Agness Felts, 85, died March 14, 2007, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Sept. 6, 1921, at Dallas, Texas, the daughter of the late Dewitt and Exie (Arther) Williams. She lived her entire adult life in Cave City, Ark. She was united in marriage to Drewie Felts on Dec. 26, 1943. She was a homemaker, an avid quilt maker and of the Baptist faith...
Dorotha Leone Hogan (03/06/07)
Dorotha Leone Hogan, 94, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Feb. 25, 2007, at her residence. She was born June 28, 1912, in Foster, Ind., the daughter of Ernest and Iva Gouty Moundy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Catlin Church of Christ in Catlin, Ill...
Charles W. King (03/06/07)
Charles W. King, 89, was known throughout Northwestern Arkansas as the Jewelry Man. A true rockhound he polished stones and made earrings, rings, necklaces and bracelets sold for over 30 years in Hardy's Craft Mall, the Ozark Folk Center and Dulcimer Shop, Mammoth Spring State Park, and at craft fairs in malls and towns all around. At one time he and his wife ran the White Horse Gift Shop by the bridge outside of Hardy...
Christian Jensen Starr (03/20/07)
Christian Jensen Starr, age 20, of Warrenville, Ill. died March 7, 2007, in Hilo, Hawaii. He was stationed with the U.S. Coast Guard aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter KISKA. He was born April 26, 1986, in Glendale Heights, Ill. Christian attended Bower Elementary, Warrenville, Hubble Middle School, Wheaton, Ill. ...
Clayta Ballard (03/20/07)
Clayta Maureen (Rogers) Ballard, age 66, of Ash Flat died March 16, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. She was born Nov. 10, 1940, at Ash Flat, Ark., the daughter of Curtis and Glenda (Hamilton) Rogers. She retired after 32 years as a teacher and principal of the Highland School District. She was a CASA volunteer and a member of the Highland First Assembly of God...
Betty Darlene Martin (03/06/07)
Betty Darlene Martin, of Salem, daughter of the late Carl Jackson and Amanda Lorraine (McElmurry) Wallace, was born Dec. 21 1943, in Shafter, Calif. She died March 3, 2007, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Paul Gene Martin on July 22, 1960, at Salem, and to this union three children were born. ...
Betty Ann Mills (03/20/07)
Betty Ann Mills, of Agnos, daughter of the late Kenneth Brewster and Helen Randolph Brewster, was born July 15, 1936, in Borger, Texas. She died March 11, 2007, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 70. She was united in marriage to Vernal Mills on July 25, 1952, in Salem. To this union, six children were born. She was a homemaker and member of the Agnos Church of Christ...