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Obituaries from May 2007

Eunice Alberta Robnett (05/16/07)
Eunice Alberta Robnett, 90, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 4, 1917, near Salem, Mo., and died May 7, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include: one son, Gary Robnett and wife Sharon; granddaughter, Allison Robnett; grandson Tim Robnett and wife Leona and their five children all of St. ...
Paris Madison Prinz (05/16/07)
Paris Madison Prinz, was born the son of Charley Prinz and Jane Young Prinz on Nov. 3, 1908, in Thayer, Mo., and died May 2, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 98. He was united in marriage on Feb. 2, 1935, at West Plains, Mo., to Vesta Rhoades who preceded him in death on March 8, 1999...
Martha Mae Lundry (05/16/07)
Martha Mae Lundry, was born on April 26, 1941, the daughter of Benjamin H. Holl-away and Nancy Elizabeth Phillips Hollaway, on April 26, 1941 in Tyronza, Ark., and died May 5, 2007, in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 66 years. She was united in marriage Feb. 7, 1960, at Myrtle, Mo., to Joel Lundry who preceded her in death June 10, 1993...
Paul Hackworth (05/16/07)
Thurman Paul ?Hack-worth, was born the son of William Newton Hackworth and Martha Jane Higgs Hack-worth on June 30, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo., and died May 6, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. He was united in Marriage on June 5, 1946, at Thayer, Mo., to Mary Ella Smith...
Wilbur Guy Simpson (05/16/07)
Wilbur Guy Simpson of Elizabeth, son of the late William Green Simpson and Fanny Blanch Knepper Simpson, was born Feb. 8, 1913, in Tina, Mo. He died May 7, 2007, at White River ?Health Care in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 94. He was a construction mechanic for over 50 years in California...
James Byron Adams (05/16/07)
James Byron Adams, 48, of Hardy, Ark., died May 5, 2007, at Ash Flat, Ark. He was born on April 14, 1959, in Whitfield, Miss., the son of James Lee Adams and Frances Juanita (Sweeny) Adams. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked in Memphis as a security guard for Metro Security before moving to Hardy in November of 2006. He was a graduate of Williford High School...
Mary E. Russell (05/16/07)
Mary E. Russell, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born on June 2, 1920, in Oil City, Pa., the daughter of the late Jacob B. Stover and Rebecca Eleanor (Huff) Stover. She was married to Charles A. Russell on Nov. 18, 1950, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio...
A.T. Hill Jr. (05/16/07)
A.T. Hill Jr., 76, of Evening Shade, Ark., died May 5, 2007, at Ash Flat. He was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Wasco, Calif., the son of Arvile Thomas Hill and Virgie Viola (Young)?Hill. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War. He worked many years as a farmer. He moved to Evening Shade five years ago from Taft, Calif...
Pearl (Robins)?Milligan (05/16/07)
Pearl (Robins) Milligan, age 98, of Strawberry, Ark., died May 9, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 2, 1908, at Jesup, Ark., the daughter of the late John Louis and Elvira (Turnbow)?Robins. She was a retired merchandise buyer in?Phoenix, Ariz., a homemaker and enjoyed gardening. She was a member of the Harrison Street Church of Christ in Batesville...
Paul Caldwell (05/16/07)
Paul Caldwell, was born the son of William Thomas Caldwell and Ethel V. Roy Caldwell on July 25, 1916, in Billmore, Mo., and died May 3, 2007, at his home near Thayer, Mo., at the age of 90. He was united in marriage on May 22, 1937, at Alton, Mo., to Ledith Mae Mills who preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 2000...
Lucy Belle Cook (05/16/07)
Lucy Belle Cook, 91, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Lawrence County, Ark., died April 14, 2007, at Ash Flat. She and her husband moved to Arizona after her retirement as a California state employee. She moved to Arkansas in 1973, and lived in the Hoxie and Portia areas until his death in 1985. Mrs. Cook moved to Cherokee Village nine years ago. She had been a licensed minister for more than 25 years and was a member of the Highland Assembly of God Church...
Lonnie Kohn Dickey (05/16/07)
Lonnie Kohn Dickey, age 60, of Cave City died May 4, 2007, at his home. He was born on Aug. 17, 1946, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Elmer Dickey and Beatrice Inez (Kent) Dickey. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Vietnam War, was a retired area foreman for the Arkansas ?Highway and Transportation Department and also was a retired school bus driver for the Cave City Schools...
Sydney Willmuth Kealer (05/16/07)
Sydney Willmuth Kealer of Byrant, Ark., died May 13, 2007, after a 17-month, hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born April 28, 1943, in Strawberry, Ark., to the late Hal and Amy Willmuth. Survivors include: her husband, Louis O.D. Kealer, Jr. ...
Mary Louise Worrell (05/16/07)
Mary Louise Worrell, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, died May 10, 2007, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the Community Medical Center of Izard Couny. She was born July 16, 1923, in Windom, Minn., the daughter of the late Hans and Edna (Solen) Friis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Robert Lee Wiseman (05/16/07)
Robert Lee Wiseman, of Wiseman, Ark., son of the late Jim L. and Amanda Elizabeth (Roberts) Wiseman, was born on Nov. 27, 1909, at Wiseman, Ark. He died May 11, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 97 years. He was united in marriage to Totsy Lou Pogue on Aug. 7, 1928, at Wiseman...
Nola Marie Angotti (05/16/07)
Nola Marie Angotti, was born on Jan. 31, 1941, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of George Baldridge and Orphie Jones Baldridge. She died May 8, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 66. She was united in marriage June 13, 1956, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Harold Angotti...
Blanche Wisehart (05/16/07)
Blanche Naomi Baker Rogers Wisehart, 84, formerly of Pocahontas, died May 8, 2007, at Mississippi Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Jackson. She was preceded in death by: her parents, James Oscar and Tola Sisk Baker; first husband, Fred T. Rogers; second husband, Virgil L. Wisehart; and brothers, Ross and Neal Baker...
Nellie Mae Lindsey (05/16/07)
Nellie Mae Lindsey, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 7, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born April 9, 1921, in Beggs, Okla., the daughter of the late Lewis Thomas Davenport and Beulah (Woods) Davenport. She moved to the Hardy area 68 years ago with her family...
Grace A. Skeel (05/16/07)
Grace A. Skeel, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 10, 2007, in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born June 5, 1915, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of James Vincent Aubrecht and Mary (Sisser) Aubrecht. She moved to Cherokee Village with her husband, Fred C. Skeel in 1976 from Naperville, Ill. She was a member of the Spring River Presbyterian Church in?Hardy, Ark...
Donald Lee Ferrill (05/16/07)
Donald Lee Ferrill, was born the son of Arthur Ferrill and Mary Elizabeth Scott Ferrill on March 8, 1939, in Portageville, Mo., and died on May 5, 2007, at Baptist Intergris Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla., at the age of 68. He was united in marriage at Poplarville, Miss., to Judy Gail Skirvin...
Etta Mae Chaudoin (05/10/07)
Etta Mae (Laman) Chaudoin, age 84, of Cave City, Ark., died May 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 9, 1923, at Cave City, the daughter of the late William Nelson and Elizabeth (Stewart) Laman. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church...
Samuel Clinton Leu (05/10/07)
Samuel Clinton Leu, was born May 20, 1934, in Thayer, ?Mo., the son of Albert B. Leu and Lucy Grooms Leu of May 20, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., and died May 2, 2007, in West Plans, Mo., at the age of 72. He was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1957, at Alton,?Mo., to Secretha Sullivan. He was of the Methodist faith...
Reta Doris Crase (05/10/07)
Reta Doris Roberts Crase, was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of Lovel A. Roberts and ?Hattie M. Roy Roberts. She died April 30, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 69. She was united in marriage Oct. 25, 1957, at Couch, Mo., to Raymon Lawrence and to this union two daughters were born, Shana and Shelley...
Elmer Shilvock (05/10/07)
A graveside love and remembrance tribute was held April 27, at 11 a.m. at the Jeff Cemetery in Thayer, for Louis Elmer Shilvock, with family and friends present. Louis was born June 13, 1925 at Elmwood Park, Illinois, the son of Louis Elmer Shilvock and Ella Bertha Iwan Shilvock...
Vida C. Smith (05/10/07)
Vida C. Smith, 92, of Sidney, died May 1, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 5, 1915, at Guion, Ark., the daughter of John Henry and Hattie (Davis) Stubbs. She was a homemaker. She had been a member of Sidney Baptist Church longer than anyone living...
Vincent "Pat" Lowrie (05/10/07)
Vincent "Pat" Roosevelt Lowrie, of Salem, son of the late Richard Lafette and Elsie Fern (Miller) Lowrie, was born March 17, 1934, in Omaha Neb. He died April 29, 2007, at the Fulton County ?Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 73. He was a professional painter. He retired and moved to Arkansas in 1993. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was of the Catholic faith...
Bly Story (05/10/07)
Bly Story, age 88, of Tuckerman, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, at Cave City, Ark., the son of the late King W. and Leona "Lee"?(Ford) Story. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, a farmer, coached basketball and baseball for eight plus years at Tuckerman High School where he had multiple District Championships, was All-State Basketball Coach for two years, served on the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Board of Directors from 1999 to 2002 and served on the Riceland Food Board of Directors from 1957 to 2005.. ...
Rathelee McGhee (05/10/07)
Rathelee McGhee was born the son of Waymon McGhee and Effie Rogers McGhee on Nov. 21, 1925, in Myrtle, Mo., and died April 25, 2007, in Couch, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage Aug. 2, 1945, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Rachel Cypret. He was a member of the Centerpont Church of God of Prophecy for over 50 years, serving as trustee for 30 years. Besides being a farmer and carpenter, he was a school bus driver for the Couch School District for 34 years...
Dorothy Arlene Collins (05/10/07)
Dorothy Arlene Collins, 78, of Demopolis, Ala., died April 27, 2007. She was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Arnold and Thelma Major of Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was united in marriage to Clifford Collins on July 11, 1978...
Joan Essenpreis (05/10/07)
Joan Essenpreis, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born on Jan. 26, 1922, in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of Earle Walters and Martha (Hillier) Walters. She moved to Cherokee Village 24 years ago from Dayton,?Ohio. She was a member of the Eastern Ozarks Hospital Auxiliary for many years and was active in other organizations. While living in Cherokee Village she enjoyed golfing, needlepoint and reading...
Norman Lehmann (05/10/07)
Norman Victor Lehmann, 80, of Cave City, Ark., died May 4, 2007. He was a construction superintendent and enjoyed his hobby of woodworking; he was of the Lutheran faith. He is survived by: his wife Mary (Smith) Lehmann of the home; a son Thomas Lehmann (Cheryl) of Port Allen,?La.; five daughters, Anita Grimes (Mel) of Dumas, Ark., Pat Baughman of Pine Bluff, Ark., Becky Geihsler (Mike) of Marietta, Ga., Debbie Epperson (Jim) of West Lake Hills, Texas and Lori Bryan of Kingwood, Texas; one brother, Don Lehmann (Liz) of Dayton, Texas; one sister, Arleen Parsley (Charlie) of Pine Bluff, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.. ...
Saundra Lee Kirk (05/10/07)
Saundra Lee Kirk, of Salem, daughter of Pete and Nova Lee (Perry) Adams, was born July 11, 1941, in West Palm Beach, Fla. She died May 3, 2007, at her home, at the age of 65 years. She was united in marriage to Daniel Webster Kirk on May 27, 1965, at Immokalle, Fla. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Saundra was a homemaker and was of the Southern Baptist faith...
Larry David Lawyer (05/10/07)
Larry David Lawyer, 55, of Salem, son of the late Leslie Hugh Lawyer and Mary Lou Young Lawyer, was born May 12, 1951, in Salem, Ark. He died May 2, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was a 1968 graduate of Salem High School and he also graduated from a technical college. He was employed for many years in various shirt factories as a machine mechanic and electrician...
Betty Jo Mattox (05/02/07)
Betty Jo Mattox, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., the daughter of the late Thomas Dowden and Freda Cottrell Dowden, was born May 2, 1935, in Ingalls, Ind. She died April 23, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Vernon Mattox in 1965. He preceded her in death in 2006. She was a homemaker...
Herbert (Herb) Roberts (05/02/07)
Herbert Haskel (Herb) Roberts, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 24, 2007, at St. Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Ash Flat, he lived in Caraway before moving to the Jonesboro area in 1958. He was a retired electrican with 55 years of membership in the International Brotherhood of electrical workers. For 15 years, Roberts served as the electrical inspector for the city of Jonesboro...
William Noel Honeycutt (05/02/07)
William Noel ?Honeycutt, 80, was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Farewell, Mo., the son of the late Hiram Honeycutt and Gertrude Ann?Jones Honeycutt. He died April 22, 2007, in Salem, Ark. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended Chapel Hill Baptist Church. He is survived by: two brothers, Robert Lesley Honeycutt and wife, Violet of Ash Flat, Ark., and Hiram Honeycutt and wife, Shirley of Ravenden, Ark.; one sister-in-law, Erma Honeycutt of ?Myrtle, Mo.; many nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Virginia Simpkins (05/02/07)
Virginia Simpkins, 65, of Gravette, Ark., died ?on April 23, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1941, at Hardy, Ark., the daughter of John Anderson Rogers and Julia Kathryn Davis Rogers. She moved to this area in 1964 from Hardy to make her home. She was a waitress and a stocker at Wal-Mart. She attended Maysville Baptist Church...
Wanda Lou Rogers (05/02/07)
Wanda Lou Rogers, 64, of Galena, Mo., was born June 9, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Fred and Velma Janes Combs and died April 20, 2007, in Cox Hospital South in Springfield, Mo. She had been a resident of the area for the past nine years coming from Crosses, Ark. She had attended the Church of God in Springfield, Wanda loved taking care of her husband and family, telling stories and having everyone laugh. She liked to work with her flowers and clean her house...
Archie Richard Vest (05/02/07)
Archie Richard Vest, age 91, of Madison, Ill., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born May 31, 1915, near Greer, Mo. and died April 25, 2007, in the Caseyville Nursing Center in Caseyville, Ill. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the United States Army in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater...
Vernon Tyree (05/02/07)
Vernon Tyree, 87, died April 24, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born March 5, 1920 in Pueblo, Colo. Vernon married Dee Doss on Dec. 7, 1997. He leaves three step children; nine step grandchildren; and one step great grandson. Several nieces, nephews and many friends...
Jerry Bogle (05/02/07)
Jerry Bogle, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark. died April 21, 2007. He was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Lyons, Kan., the son of Eugene Leroy Bogle and Wynona Mae (Blough) Bogle. He was a carpenter by trade. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Jerry was a Navy SeeBee. ...
Lafie Jones (05/02/07)
Lafie Jones, 84, of Hardy, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007, in his home. He is survived by his wife Esther Jones of the home; two step daughters, Margie Markum of Paragould, and Juanita Pogue of Ravenden. He is survived by: a sister, Annabell Spies of Lapeer, Mich.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Alan Roy Crawford (05/30/07)
Alan Roy Crawford was born July 10, 1950, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Roy Crawford and Euna Kem Crawford. He died May 21, 2007, at West ?Plains, Mo., at the age of 56. He was united in marriage on June 5, 1970, at Thayer, Mo., to Mary Goins. He enjoyed life and greeting his many friends as he served as route salesman for Hiland Dairy, Colonial Bread Company and Butternut Bread Company for many years...
Ramona Joylene Sweet (05/30/07)
Ramona Joylene Sweet, 76, of Williford, Ark., died May 19, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Oct. 15 1930, in Fulton, Miss., the daughter of John Preston Hester and Sarah Argo Wallace-Hester. She attended services at the Williford Church of Christ and the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and embroidering. She was also an avid sports fan...
Louvenia Reed (05/30/07)
Louvenia Reed was born the daughter of Sydney Harrison Frazier and Lora Estella McHenry Frazier on May 9, 1929, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died May 20, 2007, in Chapel Hill, N.C., at the age of 78. She was united in marriage on Dec. 25, 1955, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Arthur J. Reed who preceded her in death on April 3, 2003...
Tint O. Masner Jr. (05/30/07)
Tint O. Masner Jr., 82, of Bartlett, Tenn., died on May 22, 2007, at the Kings Daughters and Sons Home in Bartlett, Tenn. He was born Sept. 4, 1924, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Tint Oscar and Elvie Jane (Johnson) Masner. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp in 1940, became a U.S. Marine in 1941, serving during World War II...
Tint O. Masner Jr. (05/30/07)
Tint O. Masner Jr., 82, of Bartlett, Tenn., died on May 22, 2007, at the Kings Daughters and Sons Home in Bartlett, Tenn. He was born Sept. 4, 1924, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Tint Oscar and Elvie Jane (Johnson) Masner. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp in 1940, became a U.S. Marine in 1941, serving during World War II...
Helen ?Marie Tharp (05/30/07)
Helen Marie Tharp, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Ira Ray and Dorothy Andora (Wells) Thomas, was born July 9, 1957, in Phoenix, Ariz. She died May 26, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 49 years. She was united in marriage to Jearl Dean Tharp on Dec. 23, 1977, at West Plains, Mo. Helen spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a nurses assistant...
Doris June Ellis (05/30/07)
Doris June Ellis, was born Jan. 1, 1942, in Santa Ana, Calif., the daughter of Ralph E. Chapman and Lillian V. Schorle Chapman. She died May 20, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 65. She was united in marriage on July 3, 1959, at Santa Ana, Calif., to James Ellis. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Santa Ana, Calif., and was a member of the Masonic Temple...
Matthew Bolar (05/30/07)
Matthew Bolar was killed in Iraq while serving his country May 13, 2007, by an explosive device. He was killed while trying to save one of his buddies and was awarded a Bronze Star after his death. Matthew enlisted in 2004 and trained in four different camps learning to be both a paratrooper and a medic. He volunteered for his second tour of duty in Iraq...
Hattie Marie Moody (05/30/07)
Hattie Marie Moody, 93, of Hardy, died May 20, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital. She was born March 17, 1914, at Sitka, the daughter of the late Leaton and Maudie Higginbotham Goings. She was united in marriage to Curtis Moody in 1932 at Sitka. He preceded her in death in 1982...
Laura Jo Cobb (05/30/07)
Laura Jo Cobb, 35, a native of Dallas, Texas, and a longtime resident of Mobile, Ala., died May 24, 2007. She was a member of Port City Church of Christ and was active in the audio visual ministry. She is survived by her husband: Joel J. Cobb; one daughter, Ashley Michelle Collins; her parents, Gerald and Daphene Collins; her grandmother, Margene Young; one sister, Sheri Dawn (DeWayne) Hussey; two nephews, Tanner Bowen and David Nelson Bowen; one niece, Kara Dawn Hussey; aunts, including Catherine Butler of Camp, Ark.; uncles; cousins; other relatives and many friends.. ...
Venita Mae Felstad (05/23/07)
Venita Mae Felstad, of Salem, daughter of the late Roy Georgeman and Ida Mae (Sutterfield) Tilley, was born Feb. 18, 1923, in Big Flat, Ark. She died May 15, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 84. She worked as an apartment complex and hotel manager. She was of the Missionary Baptist faith...
Gladys Martin (05/23/07)
Gladys Martin, 96, of Hardy, Ark., died May 12, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born Sept. 4, 1910, in Fulton County, the daughter of the late Shelby Lee and Rosa Taylor French. She was a homemaker and a member of Ward Street Church of Christ...
Mary Louise Worrell (05/23/07)
Mary Louise Worrell, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, died May 10, 2007, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the Community Medical Center of Izard Couny. She was born July 16, 1923, in Windom, Minn., daughter of the late Hans and Edna (Solen) Friis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Hazel Ware (05/23/07)
Hazel Ware, 81, of Hardy, Ark., was born October 11, 1925, in Pittsfield, Ill. and died May 11, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. She is survived by: five daughters, Drusilla Johnson of Alton, Fern Garner of Hardy, Hazel Marie, Rose and Dorothy, all of Illinois; one son, Henry of Illinois; and many other relatives and friends...
Jack Gillespie (05/23/07)
Jack Morris Gillespie of Overland Park, Kan., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born January 5, 1926 in Mammoth Spring, and died on May 13, 2007 at his home in Overland Park. He was the son of James Doak and Hila Morris Gillespie of Thayer. Jack believed strongly in family ties and loved assisting his family whenever possible. ...
Raymond John ?Myers (05/23/07)
Raymond John Myers, 74, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born July 28, 1932, in Elko, Nev., and died May 7, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Survivors include: his wife, Gloria J. Myers of the home; two sons, Michael Myers of Mammoth Spring, Charles Myers of Sacramento, Calif.; one brother, Ronnie Myers of Sacramento, Calif; three grandchildren, Phillip, Matthew and Erica; and numeorus other relatives and friends...
Carol Lanell Bookout (05/23/07)
Carol Lanell Loy Bookout, daughter of Coy Cornelius and Ernestine Sandefur Loy, was born May 16, 1946, in Batesville, Ark., She died May 18, 2007, at her home in Wiseman, Ark., at the age of 61. She was a self-employed beautician and cosmetologist at Carol's Beauty Salon. She was united in marriage to William Dean Bookout on Aug. 31, 1973, in Rock Island, Ill. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Baptist Church...
Clarence Morgan Jr. (05/23/07)
Funeral services for Clarence Morgan Jr., 76, of West Plains, Mo., were held May 18, in the Rose Chapel of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. He died May 14, 2007, in Pleasant Valley Manor. He was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Koshkonong, Mo., the son of Clarence Olvin and Clara Ellen Huff Morgan...
James Warren, Sr. (05/23/07)
Memorial services for Colonel James Lewis "Jimmie" Warren Sr., 88, of Thayer, Mo. were held on May 18 in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, in West Plains. Colonel Warren died May 16, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Sept. 18, 1918, in Shamrock, Okla. the son of William Jacob and Dory Young Warren...
Bobby Clint and Claudia Bates (05/23/07)
~Memorial Service There will be a memorial service honoring Bobby Clint and Claudia Bates on Saturday, May 26 at 11 a.m. at the Senior Center in Thayer. Immediately following will be a carry-in, sandwich and salad luncheon for the family gathering.
Della Welch (05/23/07)
Della Welch, 70, of Ash Flat died May 14, 2007. A memorial service was held at the Ash Flat Church of Christ May 18. She was one of three daughters of the late Audie and Beatrice Lenex of Myron, Ark., born Nov. 15, 1936, in Day, Ark. In 1958, she married Wayburn Welch of Ash Flat and they had two children. ...
Lloyd Mortimer (05/23/07)
Lloyd Ray Mortimer was born April 7, 1928, in Tacoma, Wash. He died Oct. 7, 2006, at his home in Broken Arrow, Okla. He was 78. Lloyd spent a lot of his time as a young boy in the Mammoth Spring area and loved the people and country in and around Mammoth Spring...
Robert "Bob" Gum (05/23/07)
Robert Edward "Bob" Gum, 59, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Jan. 21, 1948, in West Plains, Mo., and died May 16, 2007. Survivors include: two daughters, Bobbi Jo Simmons and husband Randy, and Jennifer Mendenhall and husband Denny; two grandchildren, Ryan and Zachary Mendenhall all of Alton; one sister, Janey Buck and husband Wayne of Crossett, Ark.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Tommy Ray McIntosh (05/23/07)
Tommy Ray McIntosh, 35, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died May 10, 2007 at the Izard County Community Hospital in Calico Rock. He was born February 20, 1972 in Hammond, Ind. He is survived by: his wife, Lynn McIntosh of the home; one daughter, Diana Jo McIntosh of Gary, Ind.; two sons, Kevin Ray McIntosh of Gary, Ind. ...
Lorene Parvin (05/02/07)
Lorene Parvin, age 90, of Cave City, formerly of Evening Shade, died April 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 4, 1916, at Viola, Ark., daughter of James and Lillian (Franks) Ellis. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Milton V. Simmons (05/02/07)
Milton V. Simmons, age 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 19, 1946, and died April 24, 2007, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Bernie of the home; his mother, Edna Ruth Simmons of Alton, Mo.; four daughters, Michelle Moore and husband Clay of East Point, Fla., Melonie Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Eve Jones and husband Steve of Springfield, Mo., Shelly Amerson of Pomona, Mo.; three sons, Van Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Nick and Freedom Ceresini both of Alton; six brothers, Charles Simmons of Santo, Texas, Luke, Jerry, Elevin Sammy and Calvin Simmons all of Alton; four sisters,?Jenesce Shepard of Chico, Texas, Jenell York of Koshkonong, Mo., Jenene Hall of Doniphan, Mo., Jenette Kirkpatrick of Alton, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, Ciara Moore, Ray Kimbrough, Zach Kimbrough, Grayson Wooldridge, Courtney Jones, Russell Simmons, Vanessa Simmons, Emily Range, Dayton Wright, Jade Bounds, Zoe Bounds; and numeorus other relatives and friends.. ...
Arthur Elmer Sexton (05/02/07)
Arthur Elmer Sexton died April 25, 2007. He was born May 10, 1914 in Oxford the son of Marvin E. and Martha Langston (Dollie) Sexton. He grew up on a farm and at an early age started farming himself. He was united in marriage to Eunice Audry Elliott December 23, 1939 in Wild Cherry, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Leslie Wayne Miller (05/02/07)
Leslie Wayne Miller, age 46, of Thomasville, Mo, was born Feb. 6, 1961, in St. Louis, Mo., and died April 23, 2007. Survivors include: his parents, Charley and Deloris Miller, of Thomasville, Mo.; two sisters, Margaret Figge of Ellis Grove, Ill. and Pamela Bean of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; a daughter, Laura Miller of Pevely, Mo.; a grandson, Braden Miller of Pevely, Mo.; five nieces; one nephew; three great-nieces; three great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Grace A. Skeel (05/16/07)
Grace A. Skeel, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 10, 2007, in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born June 5, 1915, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of James Vincent Aubrecht and Mary (Sisser) Aubrecht. She moved to Cherokee Village with her husband, Fred C. Skeel in 1976 from Naperville, Ill. She was a member of the Spring River Presbyterian Church in?Hardy, Ark...
Donald Lee Ferrill (05/16/07)
Donald Lee Ferrill, was born the son of Arthur Ferrill and Mary Elizabeth Scott Ferrill on March 8, 1939, in Portageville, Mo., and died on May 5, 2007, at Baptist Intergris Hospital in Oklahoma City, Okla., at the age of 68. He was united in marriage at Poplarville, Miss., to Judy Gail Skirvin...
Blanche Wisehart (05/16/07)
Blanche Naomi Baker Rogers Wisehart, 84, formerly of Pocahontas, died May 8, 2007, at Mississippi Baptist Memorial Medical Center in Jackson. She was preceded in death by: her parents, James Oscar and Tola Sisk Baker; first husband, Fred T. Rogers; second husband, Virgil L. Wisehart; and brothers, Ross and Neal Baker...
Nellie Mae Lindsey (05/16/07)
Nellie Mae Lindsey, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 7, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born April 9, 1921, in Beggs, Okla., the daughter of the late Lewis Thomas Davenport and Beulah (Woods) Davenport. She moved to the Hardy area 68 years ago with her family...
Lucy Belle Cook (05/16/07)
Lucy Belle Cook, 91, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Lawrence County, Ark., died April 14, 2007, at Ash Flat. She and her husband moved to Arizona after her retirement as a California state employee. She moved to Arkansas in 1973, and lived in the Hoxie and Portia areas until his death in 1985. Mrs. Cook moved to Cherokee Village nine years ago. She had been a licensed minister for more than 25 years and was a member of the Highland Assembly of God Church...
Paul Hackworth (05/16/07)
Thurman Paul ?Hack-worth, was born the son of William Newton Hackworth and Martha Jane Higgs Hack-worth on June 30, 1919, in Myrtle, Mo., and died May 6, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 87. He was united in Marriage on June 5, 1946, at Thayer, Mo., to Mary Ella Smith...
Lonnie Kohn Dickey (05/16/07)
Lonnie Kohn Dickey, age 60, of Cave City died May 4, 2007, at his home. He was born on Aug. 17, 1946, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Elmer Dickey and Beatrice Inez (Kent) Dickey. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Vietnam War, was a retired area foreman for the Arkansas ?Highway and Transportation Department and also was a retired school bus driver for the Cave City Schools...
Paul Caldwell (05/16/07)
Paul Caldwell, was born the son of William Thomas Caldwell and Ethel V. Roy Caldwell on July 25, 1916, in Billmore, Mo., and died May 3, 2007, at his home near Thayer, Mo., at the age of 90. He was united in marriage on May 22, 1937, at Alton, Mo., to Ledith Mae Mills who preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 2000...
Nola Marie Angotti (05/16/07)
Nola Marie Angotti, was born on Jan. 31, 1941, in Williford, Ark., the daughter of George Baldridge and Orphie Jones Baldridge. She died May 8, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 66. She was united in marriage June 13, 1956, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Harold Angotti...
Robert Lee Wiseman (05/16/07)
Robert Lee Wiseman, of Wiseman, Ark., son of the late Jim L. and Amanda Elizabeth (Roberts) Wiseman, was born on Nov. 27, 1909, at Wiseman, Ark. He died May 11, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 97 years. He was united in marriage to Totsy Lou Pogue on Aug. 7, 1928, at Wiseman...
Mary Louise Worrell (05/16/07)
Mary Louise Worrell, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, died May 10, 2007, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the Community Medical Center of Izard Couny. She was born July 16, 1923, in Windom, Minn., the daughter of the late Hans and Edna (Solen) Friis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Paris Madison Prinz (05/16/07)
Paris Madison Prinz, was born the son of Charley Prinz and Jane Young Prinz on Nov. 3, 1908, in Thayer, Mo., and died May 2, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 98. He was united in marriage on Feb. 2, 1935, at West Plains, Mo., to Vesta Rhoades who preceded him in death on March 8, 1999...
Pearl (Robins)?Milligan (05/16/07)
Pearl (Robins) Milligan, age 98, of Strawberry, Ark., died May 9, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 2, 1908, at Jesup, Ark., the daughter of the late John Louis and Elvira (Turnbow)?Robins. She was a retired merchandise buyer in?Phoenix, Ariz., a homemaker and enjoyed gardening. She was a member of the Harrison Street Church of Christ in Batesville...
A.T. Hill Jr. (05/16/07)
A.T. Hill Jr., 76, of Evening Shade, Ark., died May 5, 2007, at Ash Flat. He was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Wasco, Calif., the son of Arvile Thomas Hill and Virgie Viola (Young)?Hill. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War. He worked many years as a farmer. He moved to Evening Shade five years ago from Taft, Calif...
Mary E. Russell (05/16/07)
Mary E. Russell, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born on June 2, 1920, in Oil City, Pa., the daughter of the late Jacob B. Stover and Rebecca Eleanor (Huff) Stover. She was married to Charles A. Russell on Nov. 18, 1950, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio...
James Byron Adams (05/16/07)
James Byron Adams, 48, of Hardy, Ark., died May 5, 2007, at Ash Flat, Ark. He was born on April 14, 1959, in Whitfield, Miss., the son of James Lee Adams and Frances Juanita (Sweeny) Adams. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked in Memphis as a security guard for Metro Security before moving to Hardy in November of 2006. He was a graduate of Williford High School...
Wilbur Guy Simpson (05/16/07)
Wilbur Guy Simpson of Elizabeth, son of the late William Green Simpson and Fanny Blanch Knepper Simpson, was born Feb. 8, 1913, in Tina, Mo. He died May 7, 2007, at White River ?Health Care in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 94. He was a construction mechanic for over 50 years in California...
Eunice Alberta Robnett (05/16/07)
Eunice Alberta Robnett, 90, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 4, 1917, near Salem, Mo., and died May 7, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include: one son, Gary Robnett and wife Sharon; granddaughter, Allison Robnett; grandson Tim Robnett and wife Leona and their five children all of St. ...
Sydney Willmuth Kealer (05/16/07)
Sydney Willmuth Kealer of Byrant, Ark., died May 13, 2007, after a 17-month, hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born April 28, 1943, in Strawberry, Ark., to the late Hal and Amy Willmuth. Survivors include: her husband, Louis O.D. Kealer, Jr. ...
Martha Mae Lundry (05/16/07)
Martha Mae Lundry, was born on April 26, 1941, the daughter of Benjamin H. Holl-away and Nancy Elizabeth Phillips Hollaway, on April 26, 1941 in Tyronza, Ark., and died May 5, 2007, in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 66 years. She was united in marriage Feb. 7, 1960, at Myrtle, Mo., to Joel Lundry who preceded her in death June 10, 1993...
Rathelee McGhee (05/10/07)
Rathelee McGhee was born the son of Waymon McGhee and Effie Rogers McGhee on Nov. 21, 1925, in Myrtle, Mo., and died April 25, 2007, in Couch, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage Aug. 2, 1945, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Rachel Cypret. He was a member of the Centerpont Church of God of Prophecy for over 50 years, serving as trustee for 30 years. Besides being a farmer and carpenter, he was a school bus driver for the Couch School District for 34 years...
Bly Story (05/10/07)
Bly Story, age 88, of Tuckerman, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, at Cave City, Ark., the son of the late King W. and Leona "Lee"?(Ford) Story. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, a farmer, coached basketball and baseball for eight plus years at Tuckerman High School where he had multiple District Championships, was All-State Basketball Coach for two years, served on the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Board of Directors from 1999 to 2002 and served on the Riceland Food Board of Directors from 1957 to 2005.. ...
Vincent "Pat" Lowrie (05/10/07)
Vincent "Pat" Roosevelt Lowrie, of Salem, son of the late Richard Lafette and Elsie Fern (Miller) Lowrie, was born March 17, 1934, in Omaha Neb. He died April 29, 2007, at the Fulton County ?Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 73. He was a professional painter. He retired and moved to Arkansas in 1993. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was of the Catholic faith...
Vida C. Smith (05/10/07)
Vida C. Smith, 92, of Sidney, died May 1, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 5, 1915, at Guion, Ark., the daughter of John Henry and Hattie (Davis) Stubbs. She was a homemaker. She had been a member of Sidney Baptist Church longer than anyone living...
Etta Mae Chaudoin (05/10/07)
Etta Mae (Laman) Chaudoin, age 84, of Cave City, Ark., died May 2, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 9, 1923, at Cave City, the daughter of the late William Nelson and Elizabeth (Stewart) Laman. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church...
Dorothy Arlene Collins (05/10/07)
Dorothy Arlene Collins, 78, of Demopolis, Ala., died April 27, 2007. She was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Arnold and Thelma Major of Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was united in marriage to Clifford Collins on July 11, 1978...
Joan Essenpreis (05/10/07)
Joan Essenpreis, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 25, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born on Jan. 26, 1922, in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of Earle Walters and Martha (Hillier) Walters. She moved to Cherokee Village 24 years ago from Dayton,?Ohio. She was a member of the Eastern Ozarks Hospital Auxiliary for many years and was active in other organizations. While living in Cherokee Village she enjoyed golfing, needlepoint and reading...
Larry David Lawyer (05/10/07)
Larry David Lawyer, 55, of Salem, son of the late Leslie Hugh Lawyer and Mary Lou Young Lawyer, was born May 12, 1951, in Salem, Ark. He died May 2, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was a 1968 graduate of Salem High School and he also graduated from a technical college. He was employed for many years in various shirt factories as a machine mechanic and electrician...
Norman Lehmann (05/10/07)
Norman Victor Lehmann, 80, of Cave City, Ark., died May 4, 2007. He was a construction superintendent and enjoyed his hobby of woodworking; he was of the Lutheran faith. He is survived by: his wife Mary (Smith) Lehmann of the home; a son Thomas Lehmann (Cheryl) of Port Allen,?La.; five daughters, Anita Grimes (Mel) of Dumas, Ark., Pat Baughman of Pine Bluff, Ark., Becky Geihsler (Mike) of Marietta, Ga., Debbie Epperson (Jim) of West Lake Hills, Texas and Lori Bryan of Kingwood, Texas; one brother, Don Lehmann (Liz) of Dayton, Texas; one sister, Arleen Parsley (Charlie) of Pine Bluff, Ark.; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.. ...
Samuel Clinton Leu (05/10/07)
Samuel Clinton Leu, was born May 20, 1934, in Thayer, ?Mo., the son of Albert B. Leu and Lucy Grooms Leu of May 20, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., and died May 2, 2007, in West Plans, Mo., at the age of 72. He was united in marriage Dec. 22, 1957, at Alton,?Mo., to Secretha Sullivan. He was of the Methodist faith...
Reta Doris Crase (05/10/07)
Reta Doris Roberts Crase, was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of Lovel A. Roberts and ?Hattie M. Roy Roberts. She died April 30, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 69. She was united in marriage Oct. 25, 1957, at Couch, Mo., to Raymon Lawrence and to this union two daughters were born, Shana and Shelley...
Elmer Shilvock (05/10/07)
A graveside love and remembrance tribute was held April 27, at 11 a.m. at the Jeff Cemetery in Thayer, for Louis Elmer Shilvock, with family and friends present. Louis was born June 13, 1925 at Elmwood Park, Illinois, the son of Louis Elmer Shilvock and Ella Bertha Iwan Shilvock...
Saundra Lee Kirk (05/10/07)
Saundra Lee Kirk, of Salem, daughter of Pete and Nova Lee (Perry) Adams, was born July 11, 1941, in West Palm Beach, Fla. She died May 3, 2007, at her home, at the age of 65 years. She was united in marriage to Daniel Webster Kirk on May 27, 1965, at Immokalle, Fla. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Saundra was a homemaker and was of the Southern Baptist faith...
William Noel Honeycutt (05/02/07)
William Noel ?Honeycutt, 80, was born Feb. 28, 1927, in Farewell, Mo., the son of the late Hiram Honeycutt and Gertrude Ann?Jones Honeycutt. He died April 22, 2007, in Salem, Ark. He was of the Baptist Faith and attended Chapel Hill Baptist Church. He is survived by: two brothers, Robert Lesley Honeycutt and wife, Violet of Ash Flat, Ark., and Hiram Honeycutt and wife, Shirley of Ravenden, Ark.; one sister-in-law, Erma Honeycutt of ?Myrtle, Mo.; many nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Jerry Bogle (05/02/07)
Jerry Bogle, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark. died April 21, 2007. He was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Lyons, Kan., the son of Eugene Leroy Bogle and Wynona Mae (Blough) Bogle. He was a carpenter by trade. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Jerry was a Navy SeeBee. ...
Lafie Jones (05/02/07)
Lafie Jones, 84, of Hardy, died Tuesday, April 24, 2007, in his home. He is survived by his wife Esther Jones of the home; two step daughters, Margie Markum of Paragould, and Juanita Pogue of Ravenden. He is survived by: a sister, Annabell Spies of Lapeer, Mich.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren...
Herbert (Herb) Roberts (05/02/07)
Herbert Haskel (Herb) Roberts, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 24, 2007, at St. Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Ash Flat, he lived in Caraway before moving to the Jonesboro area in 1958. He was a retired electrican with 55 years of membership in the International Brotherhood of electrical workers. For 15 years, Roberts served as the electrical inspector for the city of Jonesboro...
Virginia Simpkins (05/02/07)
Virginia Simpkins, 65, of Gravette, Ark., died ?on April 23, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1941, at Hardy, Ark., the daughter of John Anderson Rogers and Julia Kathryn Davis Rogers. She moved to this area in 1964 from Hardy to make her home. She was a waitress and a stocker at Wal-Mart. She attended Maysville Baptist Church...
Betty Jo Mattox (05/02/07)
Betty Jo Mattox, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., the daughter of the late Thomas Dowden and Freda Cottrell Dowden, was born May 2, 1935, in Ingalls, Ind. She died April 23, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Vernon Mattox in 1965. He preceded her in death in 2006. She was a homemaker...
Vernon Tyree (05/02/07)
Vernon Tyree, 87, died April 24, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born March 5, 1920 in Pueblo, Colo. Vernon married Dee Doss on Dec. 7, 1997. He leaves three step children; nine step grandchildren; and one step great grandson. Several nieces, nephews and many friends...
Archie Richard Vest (05/02/07)
Archie Richard Vest, age 91, of Madison, Ill., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born May 31, 1915, near Greer, Mo. and died April 25, 2007, in the Caseyville Nursing Center in Caseyville, Ill. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the United States Army in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater...
Wanda Lou Rogers (05/02/07)
Wanda Lou Rogers, 64, of Galena, Mo., was born June 9, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Fred and Velma Janes Combs and died April 20, 2007, in Cox Hospital South in Springfield, Mo. She had been a resident of the area for the past nine years coming from Crosses, Ark. She had attended the Church of God in Springfield, Wanda loved taking care of her husband and family, telling stories and having everyone laugh. She liked to work with her flowers and clean her house...
Louvenia Reed (05/30/07)
Louvenia Reed was born the daughter of Sydney Harrison Frazier and Lora Estella McHenry Frazier on May 9, 1929, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died May 20, 2007, in Chapel Hill, N.C., at the age of 78. She was united in marriage on Dec. 25, 1955, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Arthur J. Reed who preceded her in death on April 3, 2003...
Tint O. Masner Jr. (05/30/07)
Tint O. Masner Jr., 82, of Bartlett, Tenn., died on May 22, 2007, at the Kings Daughters and Sons Home in Bartlett, Tenn. He was born Sept. 4, 1924, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Tint Oscar and Elvie Jane (Johnson) Masner. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp in 1940, became a U.S. Marine in 1941, serving during World War II...
Tint O. Masner Jr. (05/30/07)
Tint O. Masner Jr., 82, of Bartlett, Tenn., died on May 22, 2007, at the Kings Daughters and Sons Home in Bartlett, Tenn. He was born Sept. 4, 1924, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Tint Oscar and Elvie Jane (Johnson) Masner. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corp in 1940, became a U.S. Marine in 1941, serving during World War II...
Alan Roy Crawford (05/30/07)
Alan Roy Crawford was born July 10, 1950, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Roy Crawford and Euna Kem Crawford. He died May 21, 2007, at West ?Plains, Mo., at the age of 56. He was united in marriage on June 5, 1970, at Thayer, Mo., to Mary Goins. He enjoyed life and greeting his many friends as he served as route salesman for Hiland Dairy, Colonial Bread Company and Butternut Bread Company for many years...
Ramona Joylene Sweet (05/30/07)
Ramona Joylene Sweet, 76, of Williford, Ark., died May 19, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Oct. 15 1930, in Fulton, Miss., the daughter of John Preston Hester and Sarah Argo Wallace-Hester. She attended services at the Williford Church of Christ and the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and embroidering. She was also an avid sports fan...
Helen ?Marie Tharp (05/30/07)
Helen Marie Tharp, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Ira Ray and Dorothy Andora (Wells) Thomas, was born July 9, 1957, in Phoenix, Ariz. She died May 26, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 49 years. She was united in marriage to Jearl Dean Tharp on Dec. 23, 1977, at West Plains, Mo. Helen spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a nurses assistant...
Hattie Marie Moody (05/30/07)
Hattie Marie Moody, 93, of Hardy, died May 20, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital. She was born March 17, 1914, at Sitka, the daughter of the late Leaton and Maudie Higginbotham Goings. She was united in marriage to Curtis Moody in 1932 at Sitka. He preceded her in death in 1982...
Laura Jo Cobb (05/30/07)
Laura Jo Cobb, 35, a native of Dallas, Texas, and a longtime resident of Mobile, Ala., died May 24, 2007. She was a member of Port City Church of Christ and was active in the audio visual ministry. She is survived by her husband: Joel J. Cobb; one daughter, Ashley Michelle Collins; her parents, Gerald and Daphene Collins; her grandmother, Margene Young; one sister, Sheri Dawn (DeWayne) Hussey; two nephews, Tanner Bowen and David Nelson Bowen; one niece, Kara Dawn Hussey; aunts, including Catherine Butler of Camp, Ark.; uncles; cousins; other relatives and many friends.. ...
Matthew Bolar (05/30/07)
Matthew Bolar was killed in Iraq while serving his country May 13, 2007, by an explosive device. He was killed while trying to save one of his buddies and was awarded a Bronze Star after his death. Matthew enlisted in 2004 and trained in four different camps learning to be both a paratrooper and a medic. He volunteered for his second tour of duty in Iraq...
Doris June Ellis (05/30/07)
Doris June Ellis, was born Jan. 1, 1942, in Santa Ana, Calif., the daughter of Ralph E. Chapman and Lillian V. Schorle Chapman. She died May 20, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 65. She was united in marriage on July 3, 1959, at Santa Ana, Calif., to James Ellis. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Santa Ana, Calif., and was a member of the Masonic Temple...
Bobby Clint and Claudia Bates (05/23/07)
~Memorial Service There will be a memorial service honoring Bobby Clint and Claudia Bates on Saturday, May 26 at 11 a.m. at the Senior Center in Thayer. Immediately following will be a carry-in, sandwich and salad luncheon for the family gathering.
Della Welch (05/23/07)
Della Welch, 70, of Ash Flat died May 14, 2007. A memorial service was held at the Ash Flat Church of Christ May 18. She was one of three daughters of the late Audie and Beatrice Lenex of Myron, Ark., born Nov. 15, 1936, in Day, Ark. In 1958, she married Wayburn Welch of Ash Flat and they had two children. ...
Venita Mae Felstad (05/23/07)
Venita Mae Felstad, of Salem, daughter of the late Roy Georgeman and Ida Mae (Sutterfield) Tilley, was born Feb. 18, 1923, in Big Flat, Ark. She died May 15, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 84. She worked as an apartment complex and hotel manager. She was of the Missionary Baptist faith...
James Warren, Sr. (05/23/07)
Memorial services for Colonel James Lewis "Jimmie" Warren Sr., 88, of Thayer, Mo. were held on May 18 in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, in West Plains. Colonel Warren died May 16, 2007 at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Sept. 18, 1918, in Shamrock, Okla. the son of William Jacob and Dory Young Warren...
Clarence Morgan Jr. (05/23/07)
Funeral services for Clarence Morgan Jr., 76, of West Plains, Mo., were held May 18, in the Rose Chapel of the Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. He died May 14, 2007, in Pleasant Valley Manor. He was born Nov. 5, 1930, in Koshkonong, Mo., the son of Clarence Olvin and Clara Ellen Huff Morgan...
Gladys Martin (05/23/07)
Gladys Martin, 96, of Hardy, Ark., died May 12, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born Sept. 4, 1910, in Fulton County, the daughter of the late Shelby Lee and Rosa Taylor French. She was a homemaker and a member of Ward Street Church of Christ...
Raymond John ?Myers (05/23/07)
Raymond John Myers, 74, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born July 28, 1932, in Elko, Nev., and died May 7, 2007, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Survivors include: his wife, Gloria J. Myers of the home; two sons, Michael Myers of Mammoth Spring, Charles Myers of Sacramento, Calif.; one brother, Ronnie Myers of Sacramento, Calif; three grandchildren, Phillip, Matthew and Erica; and numeorus other relatives and friends...
Jack Gillespie (05/23/07)
Jack Morris Gillespie of Overland Park, Kan., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born January 5, 1926 in Mammoth Spring, and died on May 13, 2007 at his home in Overland Park. He was the son of James Doak and Hila Morris Gillespie of Thayer. Jack believed strongly in family ties and loved assisting his family whenever possible. ...
Carol Lanell Bookout (05/23/07)
Carol Lanell Loy Bookout, daughter of Coy Cornelius and Ernestine Sandefur Loy, was born May 16, 1946, in Batesville, Ark., She died May 18, 2007, at her home in Wiseman, Ark., at the age of 61. She was a self-employed beautician and cosmetologist at Carol's Beauty Salon. She was united in marriage to William Dean Bookout on Aug. 31, 1973, in Rock Island, Ill. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Horseshoe Bend Baptist Church...
Tommy Ray McIntosh (05/23/07)
Tommy Ray McIntosh, 35, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died May 10, 2007 at the Izard County Community Hospital in Calico Rock. He was born February 20, 1972 in Hammond, Ind. He is survived by: his wife, Lynn McIntosh of the home; one daughter, Diana Jo McIntosh of Gary, Ind.; two sons, Kevin Ray McIntosh of Gary, Ind. ...
Hazel Ware (05/23/07)
Hazel Ware, 81, of Hardy, Ark., was born October 11, 1925, in Pittsfield, Ill. and died May 11, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. She is survived by: five daughters, Drusilla Johnson of Alton, Fern Garner of Hardy, Hazel Marie, Rose and Dorothy, all of Illinois; one son, Henry of Illinois; and many other relatives and friends...
Lloyd Mortimer (05/23/07)
Lloyd Ray Mortimer was born April 7, 1928, in Tacoma, Wash. He died Oct. 7, 2006, at his home in Broken Arrow, Okla. He was 78. Lloyd spent a lot of his time as a young boy in the Mammoth Spring area and loved the people and country in and around Mammoth Spring...
Mary Louise Worrell (05/23/07)
Mary Louise Worrell, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, died May 10, 2007, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the Community Medical Center of Izard Couny. She was born July 16, 1923, in Windom, Minn., daughter of the late Hans and Edna (Solen) Friis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Robert "Bob" Gum (05/23/07)
Robert Edward "Bob" Gum, 59, of Thomasville, Mo., was born Jan. 21, 1948, in West Plains, Mo., and died May 16, 2007. Survivors include: two daughters, Bobbi Jo Simmons and husband Randy, and Jennifer Mendenhall and husband Denny; two grandchildren, Ryan and Zachary Mendenhall all of Alton; one sister, Janey Buck and husband Wayne of Crossett, Ark.; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Arthur Elmer Sexton (05/02/07)
Arthur Elmer Sexton died April 25, 2007. He was born May 10, 1914 in Oxford the son of Marvin E. and Martha Langston (Dollie) Sexton. He grew up on a farm and at an early age started farming himself. He was united in marriage to Eunice Audry Elliott December 23, 1939 in Wild Cherry, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Leslie Wayne Miller (05/02/07)
Leslie Wayne Miller, age 46, of Thomasville, Mo, was born Feb. 6, 1961, in St. Louis, Mo., and died April 23, 2007. Survivors include: his parents, Charley and Deloris Miller, of Thomasville, Mo.; two sisters, Margaret Figge of Ellis Grove, Ill. and Pamela Bean of Ste. Genevieve, Mo.; a daughter, Laura Miller of Pevely, Mo.; a grandson, Braden Miller of Pevely, Mo.; five nieces; one nephew; three great-nieces; three great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Lorene Parvin (05/02/07)
Lorene Parvin, age 90, of Cave City, formerly of Evening Shade, died April 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 4, 1916, at Viola, Ark., daughter of James and Lillian (Franks) Ellis. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Milton V. Simmons (05/02/07)
Milton V. Simmons, age 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 19, 1946, and died April 24, 2007, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Bernie of the home; his mother, Edna Ruth Simmons of Alton, Mo.; four daughters, Michelle Moore and husband Clay of East Point, Fla., Melonie Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Eve Jones and husband Steve of Springfield, Mo., Shelly Amerson of Pomona, Mo.; three sons, Van Simmons of Carrabelle, Fla., Nick and Freedom Ceresini both of Alton; six brothers, Charles Simmons of Santo, Texas, Luke, Jerry, Elevin Sammy and Calvin Simmons all of Alton; four sisters,?Jenesce Shepard of Chico, Texas, Jenell York of Koshkonong, Mo., Jenene Hall of Doniphan, Mo., Jenette Kirkpatrick of Alton, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, Ciara Moore, Ray Kimbrough, Zach Kimbrough, Grayson Wooldridge, Courtney Jones, Russell Simmons, Vanessa Simmons, Emily Range, Dayton Wright, Jade Bounds, Zoe Bounds; and numeorus other relatives and friends.. ...
Vernon Tyree (05/15/07)
Vernon Tyree, 87, died April 24 in Horseshoe Bend. He was born March 5, 1920 in Pueblo, Colo. Vernon married Dee Doss on Dec. 7, 1997. He leaves three step-children; nine step-grandchildren; and one step-great-grandson. Several nieces and nephews and many friends. ...
Virginia Simpkins (05/15/07)
Virginia Simpkins, 65, of Gravette, Ark., died April 23, 2007, at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1941, at Hardy, Ark., the daughter of John Anderson Rogers and Julia Kathryn Davis Rogers. She moved to the Gravette area in 1964 from Hardy to make her home. ...
Vida C. Smith (05/08/07)
Vida C. Smith, 92, of Sidney, died May 1, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 5, 1915, at Guion, the son of John Henry and Hattie (Davis) Stubbs. She was a homemaker. She had been a member of Sidney Baptist Church longer than anyone living. ...
Sydney Willmuth Kealer (05/23/07)
Sydney Willmuth Kealer of Byrant, Ark., died May 13, 2007, after a 17-month, hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born April 28, 1943, in Strawberry, Ark., to the late Hal and Amy Willmuth. Survivors include: her husband, Louis O.D. Kealer Jr. ...
Roberta Smith Pace (05/23/07)
Roberta Smith Pace, 79, of Cherokee Village died May 14, 2007 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Services took place at Magnolia Funeral Home Chapel of Memories in Corinth, Miss., May 19 with Dr. Gregg Thomas officiating. Eulogy was by Gale Judkins and Charlie Browning...
Pearl (Robins) Milligan (05/15/07)
Pearl (Robins) Milligan, age 98, of Strawberry, Ark., died May 9, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Sept. 2, 1908, at Jesup, Ark., the daughter of the late John Louis and Elvira (Turnbow) Robins. She was a retired merchandise buyer in Phoenix, Ariz., a homemaker and enjoyed gardening. ...
Nellie Mae Lindsey (05/15/07)
Nellie Mae Lindsey, 86, of Cherokee Village, died May 7, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born April 9, 1921, in Beggs, Okla., the daughter of the late Lewis Thomas Davenport and Beulah (Woods) Davenport. She moved to the Hardy area 68 years ago with her family. ...
Nola Marie Angotti (05/15/07)
Nola Marie Angotti, was born on Jan. 31, 1941, in Williford, the daughter of George Baldridge and Orphie Jones Baldridge. She died May 8, 2007, in Mountain Home, at the age of 66. She was united in marriage June 13, 1956, in Mammoth Spring, to Harold Angotti. ...
Norman Lehmann (05/08/07)
Norman Victor Lehmann, 80, of Cave City,, died May 4. He was a construction superintendent and enjoyed his hobby of woodworking; he was of the Lutheran faith. He is survived by: his wife, Mary (Smith) Lehmann of the home; a son, Thomas Lehmann (Cheryl) of Port Allen, La.; five daughters, anita Grimes (Mel) of Dumas,, Pat Baughman of Pine Bluff, Becky Geihsler (Mike) of Marietta, Ga., Debbie Epperson (Jim) of West Lake Hills, Texas and Lori Bryan of Kingwood, Texas; one brother, Don Lehmann (Liz) of Dayton, Texas; one sister, Arleen Parsley (Charlie) of Pine Bluff; 15 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and one grandson. ...
Mary Louise Worrell (05/23/07)
Mary Louise Worrell, 83, of Horseshoe Bend, died May 10, 2007, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the Community Medical Center of Izard Couny. She was born July 16, 1923, in Windom, Minn., the daughter of the late Hans and Edna (Solen) Friis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church of Horseshoe Bend. ...
Mary E. Russell (05/15/07)
Mary E. Russell, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born on June 2, 1920, in Oil City, Pa., the daughter of the late Jacob B. Stover and Rebecca Eleanor (Huff) Stover. She was united in marriage to Charles A. ...
Matthew Bolar (05/31/07)
Matthew Bolar was killed in Iraq while serving his country May 13, 2007, by an explosive device. He was killed while trying to save one of his buddies and was awarded a Bronze Star after his death. Matthew enlisted in 2004 and trained in four different camps learning to be both a paratrooper and a medic. ...
Lorene Parvin (05/08/07)
Lorene Parvin, age 90, of Cave City, formerly of Evening She, died April 28, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 4, 1916, at Viola, Ark., the daughter of James and Lillian (Franks) Ellis. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville, and was a member of the Church of Christ. ...
Lonnie Kohn Dickey (05/15/07)
Lonnie Kohn Dickey, age 60, of Cave City died May 4, 2007, at his home. He was born on Aug. 17, 1946, at Cave City. He is the son of Homer Elmer Dickey and Beatrice Inez (Kent) Dickey. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Vietnam War, was a retired area foreman for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and also was a retired school bus driver for the Cave City Schools. ...
Lafie Jones (05/15/07)
Lafie Jones, 84, of Hardy, died April 24, 2007, in his home. He is survived by: his wife, Esther Jones of the home; two step daughters, Margie Markum of Paragould, and Juanita Pogue of Ravenden; a sister, Annabell Spies of Lapeer, Mich.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. ...
Larry David Lawyer (05/08/07)
Larry David Lawyer of Salem, son of the late Leslie Hugo Lawyer and Mary Lou Young Lawyer, was born May 12, 1951, in Salem. He died May 2, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, at the age of 55. He was a 1968 graduate of Salem High School and he also graduated from a technical college. ...
Lucy Belle Cook (05/15/07)
Lucy Belle Cook, 91, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Lawrence County, Ark., died April 14, 2007, at Ash Flat. She and her husband moved to Arizona after her retirement as a California state employee. She moved to Arkansas in 1973, and lived in the Hoxie and Portia areas until his death in 1985. ...
Joan Essenpreis (05/08/07)
Joan Essenpreis, 85, of Cherokee Village, died April 25, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem,. She was born on Jan. 26, 1922, in Kankakee, Ill., the daughter of Earle Walters and Martha (Hillier) Walters. She moved to Cherokee Village 24 years ago from Dayton, Ohio. ...
Jerry Bogle (05/15/07)
Jerry Bogle, 72, of Cherokee Village, Ark. died April 21, 2007. He was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Lyons, Kan., the son of Eugene Leroy Bogle and Wynona Mae (Blough) Bogle. He was a carpenter by trade. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. Jerry was a Navy SeeBee. ...
James Byron Adams (05/15/07)
James Byron Adams, 48, of Hardy, died May 5, 2007, at Ash Flat, Ark. He was born on April 14, 1959, in Whitfield, Miss., the son of James Lee Adams and Frances Juanita (Sweeny) Adams. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked in Memphis as a security guard for Metro Security before moving to Hardy in November of 2006. ...
Hazel Ware (05/23/07)
Hazel Ware, 81, of Hardy, Ark., was born Oct. 11, 1925, in Pittsfield, Ill. and died May 11, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Nursing Center in Thayer. She is survived by: five daughters, Drusilla Johnson of Alton, Fern Garner of Hardy, Hazel Marie, Rose and Dorothy, all of Illinois; one son, Henry of Illinois; and numerous other relatives and friends. ...
Hattie Marie Moody (05/31/07)
Hattie Marie Moody, 93, of Hardy, died May 20, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital. She was born March 17, 1914, at Sitka, the daughter of the late Leaton and Audie Higginbotham Goings. She was united in marriage to Curtis Moody in 1932 at Stika. He preceded her in death in 1982. ...
Herbert (Herb) Roberts (05/15/07)
Herbert Haskel (Herb) Roberts, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 24, 2007, at St. Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro. Born in Ash Flat, he lived in Caraway before moving to the Jonesboro area in 1958. He was a retired electrician with 55 years of membership in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. ...
Gladys Martin (05/23/07)
Gladys Martin, 96, of Hardy, Ark., died May 12, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born Sept. 4, 1910, in Fulton County, the daughter of the late Shelby Lee and Rosa Taylor French. She was a homemaker and a member of Ward Street Church of Christ. ...
Grace A. Skeel (05/15/07)
Grace A. Skeel, 91, of Cherokee Village, died May 10, 2007, in Ash Flat. She was born June 5, 1915, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of James Vincent Aubrecht and Mary (Sisser) Aubrecht. She moved to Cherokee Village with her husband, Fred C. Skeel in 1976 from Naperville, Ill. ...
Gloria Ann Combs (05/23/07)
Gloria Ann Combs, 60, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 12, 2007, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home. loria Combs was born Aug. 13, 1946, at Little Rock, Ark., to Earl and Gladys Rice Diemer. She married Bill Combs on June 25, 1976, at Little Rock. ...
Etta Mae Chaudoin (05/08/07)
Etta Mae (Laman) Chaudoin, 84, of Cave City, died May 2, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Feb. 9, 1923, at Cave City, the son of William Nelson and Elizabeth (Stewart) Laman. She was homemaker and a member of Eutopia Missionary Baptist Church. ...
Della Welch (05/23/07)
Della Welch, 70, of Ash Flat died May 14, 2007. A memorial service was held at the Ash Flat Church of Christ May 18. She was one of three daughters of the late Audie and Beatrice Lenex of Myron, Ark., born Nov. 15, 1936, in Day, Ark. In 1958, she married Wayburn Welch of Ash Flat and they had two children. ...
Donald Lee Jones (05/08/07)
Donald Lee Jones was born Aug. 27, 1940, in Caraway, Ark. He died April 25, 2007, in Springdale. He is survived by: three sons, Ira Jones, Jerry Jones and Delbert Jones of Lowell; one daughter, Carla of Lowell; 16 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; four brothers, James Jones, Harvey Jones, Delbert Jones and Junior Jones; three sisters, Muriel Wagner, Bonnie Morgan and Delphaletia Jones; an aunt, Eva McAnnally; an uncle, Glen Jones; and other family members and friends. ...
Dorothy Arlene Collins (05/15/07)
Dorothy Arlene Collins, 78, of Demopolis, Ala., died April 27, 2007. She was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fulton County, Ark., the daughter of the late Arnold and Thelma Major of Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was united in marriage to Clifford Collins on July 11, 1978. ...
Bly Story (05/08/07)
Bly Story, 88, of Tuckerman, died April 25, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1918, at Cave City, Ark., the son of the late King W. and Leona "Lee" (Ford) Story. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II, a farmer, coached basketball and baseball for eight plus years at Tuckerman High School where he had multiple district championships, was All-State basketball coach for two years, served on the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Board of Directors from 1999 and 2002 and served on the Riceland Food Board of Directors from 1957 to 2005. ...
Betty Jo Mattox (05/15/07)
Betty Jo Mattox, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., the daughter of the late Thomas Dowden and Freda Cottrell Dowden, was born May 2, 1935, in Ingalls, Ind. She died April 23, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Vernon Mattox in 1965. ...
A.T. Hill Jr. (05/15/07)
A.T. Hill Jr., 76, of Evening Shade, Ark., died May 5, 2007, at Ash Flat. He was born Oct. 22, 1930, in Wasco, Calif., the son of Arvile Thomas Hill and Virgie Viola (Young) Hill. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War. ...