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Obituaries from July 2007

Ruth Freda Cockman (07/26/07)
Ruth Freda Cockman 84, was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Sam Williams and Edith E. Darr Williams. She died July 17, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage June 7, 1941, in Alton to Ralph L. Cockman, who preceded her in death March 25, 2001...
Allia Mae Milligan (07/26/07)
Allia Mae Milligan, 67, of Cave City, Ark., was born May 10, 1940, in Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Webster and Nona Rawlings Cordell. She died July 17, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was a daycare provider for many years, an active member, deacon's wife and Sunday School teacher at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City for several years. She was currently a member of the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Burnell "Burt" Rogers (07/26/07)
Joy Burnell "Burt" Rogers, the son of John and Mabel Bass Corp, was born on May 3, 1941, in Springdale, Ark., and departed this life July 13, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66 years. He was united in marriage June 18, 1960, at Myrtle, Mo., to Wanda Combs, who preceded him in death April 20, 2007...
Joshua Lee Smith (07/26/07)
Joshua Lee Smith, 25, of Richmond, Texas, son of Michael Lee and Brenda Darlene (Brewer) Smith, was born May 25, 1982, in Houston, Texas. He died July 18, 2007, at Alpine, Texas, from injures sustained in a vehicle accident He worked as project administrator in pipeline construction...
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr. (07/26/07)
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr., of Salem, Ark., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., son of Mary Ann (Troya)?Cordray and the late Jackie Lee Cordray Sr., was born Feb. 8, 1954, in Topeka, Kan. He died July 21, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 53. He was united in marriage to Kathryn Sue Skidmore on July 12, 1974, at Kansas City, Mo. ...
Helen Fern Davis (07/26/07)
Helen Fern Davis, 74, of Tulare, Calif., was born Nov. 4, 1932 in Arkansas, and died July 13, 2007, in Reef City, Calif. She retired from Rudolph and Sletten. Survivors are: a daughter, Brenda Torano of Tulare, Calif., one sister, Verma Dean of Dinuba, Calif.; one brother,? Jack ?Holland of Visalia, Calif.; one grandchild, Daina Scott and one great-grandchild, Kiyle Trez Hodgins...
Phillip Elmore Hynson (07/26/07)
Phillip Elmore Hynson, 87, of Winter Haven, Fla., died April 23, 2007, of heart failure at the Winter Haven Hospital. Born in Mammoth Spring, Ark., in 1920, he was of the Episcopal faith. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a bomber pilot of B-24s. He completed 53 missions over Germany and was awarded three Bronze Stars. In 1960, he and his family moved to Winter Haven where he became a civilian flight instructor at Bartow Air Force Base until it closed...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Earl Greenwood (07/26/07)
Earl Watson Greenwood, 54, was born in South Kingston, R.I. and died at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark., July 19, 2007. He was a laborer and was last employed in the fishing industry. He is survived by: a sister, Dawn Lee Andrews of Cherokee Village; and niece, Juanita Powell, N.J...
Janice Bowers Todd (07/26/07)
Janice Sue Bowers Todd, 58, was born April 16, 1949, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of George Bowers and Empo Childers Bowers. She died July 19, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage at Koshkonong, Mo., to Jerry Todd. She was a homemaker and a licensed practical nurse. She was employed by Shady Oaks ?Health Care in Thayer for several years and was currently employed by Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo...
Janet Jean Fletcher (07/26/07)
Janet Jean (Brown) Fletcher, 47, of Flint, ?Mich., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 11, 1959, in West Plains, Mo. and died at her home July 13, 2007. Survivors include: her husband, R.D. Fletcher of Flint, Mich.; her mother, Inez Brown of Alton; four sisters, Margaret Blanton and husband Ray of Douglass, Kan., Jackie Bull and husband Ed of Gatewood, Mo., Tricia Carter and husband Don of Crossville, Tenn.; and Brenda Brooks and husband Melvin of Mountain View, Mo.; four brothers, Charles Brown and wife Mary of Kansas City, Mo., James Brown and wife Kathleen of Alton,?Mo., Junior Brown and wife Sheila of Alton, Mo., and David Brown of Alton, Mo.; her in-laws Rubin and Gail Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich., Don and Priscilla Boal of Port Colbourne of Canada and Terry and ?Mike Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich.; eight nieces; six nephews; six great-nieces; six great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Alvan "Mike"?Holmes (07/26/07)
Alvan "Mike" Holmes, age 86 of Viola, died at his daughter's home in Princeton, Minn., July 16, 2007. He was born March 5, 1921, in LeCenter, Minn. to Errol and Alice (Gambold) Holmes. Mike enlisted into the United States Army on January 21, 1941. ...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Zackery Cooper (07/11/07)
Zackery Franklin Cooper, 31, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 24, 2007, in Cherokee Village. He was born Aug. 1, 1975, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Douglas Cooper and Marilee Morland. He worked in the construction industry. He moved to Arkansas 13 years ago from Kansas...
Richard Cooper Jr. (07/11/07)
Richard Gordon Cooper Jr., of Henderson, Ark., son of the late Richard Gordon and Cecile Agatha (Raymond) Cooper was born March 18, 1932, in Chicago, Ill. He died July 2, 2007, at his home at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Marlene Mary Meckes on June 26, 1992, at Markham, Ill. ?He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a pipefitter for various construction companies...
Ruby Monnie Warmoth (07/11/07)
Ruby Monnie Warmoth, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Luther Melton and Monnie Louise (Melton)?Peek, was born July 4, 1932, in Bono, Ark. She died July 2, 2007, in Salem at the age of 74 years. She was united in marriage to Harold Robert Warmoth on Feb. 11, 1967, at Rockford, Ill., and to this union, a son was born...
Gerald Donald Ary (07/11/07)
Gerald Donald Ary was born Oct. 13, 1941, in Walden, Colo., the son of Floyd Ary and Zelma Burr Ary. He died June 30, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 65. He was a veteran of the United States Amy, receiving a medical discharge shortly after entering the service. He was a retired carpenter with much of his workmanship shown throughout the Thayer and surrounding areas, passing his trade to others in his family...
Edwin "Etto"?Bassham (07/11/07)
L. Edwin "Etto"?Bassham, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Jay Felix and ?Mary Elizabeth (Holloway) Bassham was born Aug. 14, 1921, at Moko, Ark., the fifth of nine children. He died July 4, 2007, at his home at the age of 85. Etto was united in marriage to Tommy Jean Lemmons on June 2, 1951, at Sturkie, Ark., They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary earlier this year...
Mary G. Eldridge (07/11/07)
Mary G. Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Jan. 1, 1920, at Trumann, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lou Jones and died July 7, 2007, after a long illness. She was married to the late Arvel J. Eldridge for 61 years and was an ordained minister of the Full Gospel Church for 43 years...
Donald Alonzo Smith (07/11/07)
Donald Alonzo Smith was born the son of Ransome A. Smith. and Treva Mae Hall Smith on Oct. 5, 1939, in Bossier City, La., and died July 3, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 67. He was united in marriage June 10, 1967, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Judy Turner...
Carl Vawter (07/11/07)
Carl Vawter, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 5, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 11, 1925, in King Mills, Ark., the son of the late James Monroe Vawter and Georgianna (Miller) Vawter. He was a veteran of the ?United States Army having served during World War II...
Irene Livingston (07/11/07)
Irene Martin Livingston, a native of Alton, Mo., died July 2, 2007, at the Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem, N.C. She is survived by: her children, Jan Johnson, Brenda Poe, Nancy Cramer and Paul Taylor; her grandchildren, Jeremy Poe, Amber Robison, Angela Sowder and Leslie Robison...
Marguaret ?Ethel Nichols (07/11/07)
Marguaret Ethel Villneff Nichols, 87, of Dolph, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County. She was born Dec. 13, 1919, the daughter of George Orris and Hilda Deborah Andrews Villneff in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada. She served in the Canadian Women's Army Corp during World War II...
Galina Montana Henry (07/11/07)
Galina Montana Henry, the daughter of Donna J. Henry was born Sept. 10, 1995, in Galina, Bulgaria and died July 3, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 11. Galina was a student, attending the Thayer Elementary School, where she would have been in the fifth grade...
Howard Wayne Range (07/18/07)
Howard Wayne Range, son of the late Frank R. and Marion Capshaw Range was born July 6, 1919, in Willow Springs, Mo., and died July 12, 2007, at his home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 88. He was united in marriage on July 11, 1946, in West Plains, Mo., to Virginia Vee "Toots" Pitchford...
Frances Irene Dolphus (07/18/07)
Frances Irene Dolphus, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Maplewood, Mo., was born June 26, 1917, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died June 30, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem. Survivors include : one son, Warren Dolphus of Mammoth Spring; four grandchildren, Katie Alonci and husband Sal of Rochester, N.Y., Dan Dolphus of Huntington Beach, Calif., Andrew and Patrick Dolphus of St. ...
John David Russell (07/18/07)
John David Russell, 61, of Benton; died July 5, 2007. He was born on December 11, 1945 in Calico Rock, Ark. Hw was a field representative and a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Herbert Joe and Maxine Guthrie Russell; a brother, Neal Russell; and a sister, Geri Talbert...
Douglas Ray Cline (07/18/07)
Douglas Ray Cline, was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Bethesda, Md., the son of Donald Cline and Geneva Faye Owen Cline. He died July 9, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 45. Doug was a Christian and attended Stateline Pentecostal Church. He was welder, iron and sawmill worker...
Veda Mae Langston (07/18/07)
Veda Mae Langston, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Noel and Elzeffie (Mooney) Pendergrass, was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Ballard, Ark. She died July 9, 2007, at the Strafford Care Center in Strafford, Mo., at the age of 75. She was united in marriage to Harold Norman "Cotton" Langston on Oct. ...
Douglas Neil Rogers (07/18/07)
Douglas Neil Rogers was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of the late Ralph Neil Rogers and Helen Daisy Vincent Rogers. He died on July 11, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 63 years. He was married June 3, 1964, at Salem, to Wilma Jean Janes...
Fay Frazier (07/18/07)
Fay Frazier of Evening Shade, Ark., died July 11, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Earl Brown and Maud Ferguson Brown. She was retired from Banquet Foods, a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church at Zion, Ark...
Shirley Meadows (07/18/07)
Shirley Marilyn (Cozort) Meadows, 70, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died July 10, 2007, after suffering complications from colon cancer and a 25 year battle with Lupus. Shirley was born Aug. 9, 1936, at Many Islands, Ark., the only child of Hubert T. and Imogene Benton Cozort, who preceded her in death...
Mary Gladys Eldridge (07/18/07)
Mary Gladys Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 7, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Brookland, the daughter of the late Ott and Mary Sammons Jones. She was united in marriage to Arvel Eldridge in 1936; he preceded her in death in 1997. She was a Full Gospel minister for over 40 years...
Marvis W. Conyers (07/18/07)
Marvis W. Conyers, 75, of Cave City died July 14, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born July 13, 1931, at Melbourne, the son of Eunice Edgar "Shorty" and Virgie Mae King Conyers. Marvis was raised in the Melbourne area. He worked at the family saw mill at Melbourne and for the Cox Pipeline Company. He retired from the U.S. Force in the (POL) refueling section...
Beverly Schillinger (07/18/07)
~Memorial Service A memorial service for Beverly Schillinger will be held Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend. Bro. Brian Hall will be officiating.
Ralph Hamilton Clements (07/18/07)
Ralph Hamilton Clements, 67, of Moun-tain Home, Ark., son of the late Doctor Lorn and Frances (Franklin) Clements, was born June 10, 1940, in West Memphis, Ark. He died July 11, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Penee Lea Lamb on May 7, 1988, at Mountain?Home. He worked for 29 years with Centurytel Telephone Company. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961...
Paul Dean Wiseman (07/18/07)
Paul Dean Wiseman, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Robert Lee and Totsy Lou (Pogue) Wiseman, was born Feb. 23, 1935, at Wiseman, Ark. He died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Wanda Lee Kirk on?Oct. 9, 1957, at Charleston, Mo., and to this union two children were born. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a carpenter and was of the Pentecostal faith...
"Chet" O. Collins (07/18/07)
"Chet" O. Collins, 91, died July 9, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Aug. 11, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Vergie Mae Horton Collins. On June 15, 1940, he was married at Gainesville, Mo., to Helen Adell Colvin. Before his retirement, Mr. Collins was employed for 45 years with Coca Cola. He loved to read and was a collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia. He was a member of the Curry Street Church of Christ for 57 years...
Patricia (Pat) Thone (07/18/07)
Patricia (Pat) Thone, 67, of Cherokee Village died July 4, 2007, at NEA?Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 17, 1939, in East Chicago, Ill. She was a retired registered nurse, licensed cosmetologist, talented seamstress, and avid gardener...
Mary Bailey Hines (07/18/07)
Mary Orene Bailey Hines, 76, died July 8, 2007, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Ark. She was born May 29, 1931, in Fitzhugh, Ark., the daughter of the late Elmer Alexander and ?Nora Cordelia (Kemp) Bell. She was a prior resident of Mountain Home, Ark., and Fairbury, Ill...
Marion Padgett (07/18/07)
Marion Padgett, 78, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mrs. Padgett was born April 18, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Gray and Ethel (Turley)?Gray. She moved to Cherokee Village 11 years ago from Illinois. She was a member of the Swimming Club and was a Caller. She also loved reading and rug hooking. She attended the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy, Ark...
Mike Wilkerson (07/03/07)
Charles Michael Wilkerson was born the son of Charles Woodrow Wilkerson and Frankie Irene Smith Wilkerson on Jan. 24, 1950, in Myrtle, Mo., and died June 27, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. at the age of 57. He was united in marriage in January 1970, at Medway, Ohio to Carla Bills. He was united in marriage November of 1982 to Marit Keith...
Helen Sue Williams (07/03/07)
Helen Sue Williams, was born Nov. 7, 1939, in Myrtle, Mo., the daughter of Norman Williams and Nita Clark Williams, and died June 27, 2007, at her home in St. Charles, Mo. She was united in marriage in 1957, at Couch, Mo., to George William Mills. She was employed with the Oregon County R-IV School District for several years teaching high school home economics. ...
Linnwood Willis Jr. (07/03/07)
Linnwood Ashton Willis Jr., of Camp, Ark., son of Opal Lewis Willis and the late Linnwood Ashton Willis Sr., was born on Sept. 4, 1950, in Memphis, Tenn. He died June 27, 2007, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. at the age of 56. He was united in marriage to Susan Maguffee in 1970...
Ida Mae Brewer (07/03/07)
Ida Mae Brewer, 61, of Cave City died June 29, 2007, at her home. She was born May 18, 1946, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of R.A. and Opal (Rawlings) Crabtree. She worked for many years at the International Shoe Factory in Batesville. She also worked for Unifirst Corporation in Cave City and Nancy's Embroidery in Batesville...
Dannie Holstine (07/03/07)
Dannie Holstine, of Mountain Home, son of Opal Hammond Holstine and the late Fred Holstine, was born Sept. 28, 1947, in Sturkie, Ark. He died June 27, 2007, at his home at the age of 59. He made the best of his life, enjoying fishing, especially trout fishing. ...
Beverly Jane Schillinger (07/03/07)
Beverly Jane Schillinger, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died June 26, 2007, at her residence in ?Horseshoe Bend. She was born Oct. 28, 1935, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of the late Frank and Adele (Schultheis) Long. She was a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church of Horseshoe Bend. She was a volunteer for the Little Theater and Hospice of Calico Rock, Ark...
Oaspy C. Taylor Jr. (07/03/07)
Oaspy C. Taylor Jr., was born the son of Oaspy C. Taylor and Ida Baker Taylor on Sept. 16, 1945, in Windsor, Idaho, and died June 23, 2007, in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 61. He was united in marriage on Sept. 28, 1983, in Fenton, Mo., to Essie Jo Pender...
Violet Nelle McArthur (07/03/07)
Violet Nelle McArthur, was born the daughter of John Stanley and Lillian Grant Stanley on April 14, 1925, in Oxly, Mo., and died June 25, 2007, at her home in Gatewood, Mo., at the age of 82. She was united in marriage Sept. 23, 1941, at Doniphan, Mo., to Leamon Doyle McArthur who preceded her in death July 22, 1993. She was a member of the Liberty Free Will Baptist Church and the Gatewood Women's Club...
Donald Wayne Poteete (07/03/07)
Donald Wayne Poteete, was born the son of Carol Victor Poteete and Vera Nell Weatherington Poteete on July 13, 1951 in Memphis, Tenn., and died June 20, 2007, at Bakersfield, Calif., at the age of 55. He faithfully attended Word of Life Tabernacle Church and was active with the Youth Group. He received much enjoyment by helping others and will be remembered by his pleasant smile and personality...
Ila Mae Corbett (07/03/07)
Ila Mae Corbett was born Jan. 4, 1929, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Arvel Hurtt and Flora Whiteside Hurtt. She died June 28, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 78. She was united in marriage Jan. 18, 1947, at Kansas City, Mo., to Charles H. Corbett who preceded her in death on July 22, 2004. She was a member of the Mammoth Spring Church of Christ. and was employed by Sears and Roebuck in Kansas City, Mo., for several years...
Burnell "Burt" Rogers (07/26/07)
Joy Burnell "Burt" Rogers, the son of John and Mabel Bass Corp, was born on May 3, 1941, in Springdale, Ark., and departed this life July 13, 2007, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66 years. He was united in marriage June 18, 1960, at Myrtle, Mo., to Wanda Combs, who preceded him in death April 20, 2007...
Joshua Lee Smith (07/26/07)
Joshua Lee Smith, 25, of Richmond, Texas, son of Michael Lee and Brenda Darlene (Brewer) Smith, was born May 25, 1982, in Houston, Texas. He died July 18, 2007, at Alpine, Texas, from injures sustained in a vehicle accident He worked as project administrator in pipeline construction...
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr. (07/26/07)
Jackie Lee Cordray Jr., of Salem, Ark., formerly of Kansas City, Mo., son of Mary Ann (Troya)?Cordray and the late Jackie Lee Cordray Sr., was born Feb. 8, 1954, in Topeka, Kan. He died July 21, 2007, at his home in Salem, at the age of 53. He was united in marriage to Kathryn Sue Skidmore on July 12, 1974, at Kansas City, Mo. ...
Helen Fern Davis (07/26/07)
Helen Fern Davis, 74, of Tulare, Calif., was born Nov. 4, 1932 in Arkansas, and died July 13, 2007, in Reef City, Calif. She retired from Rudolph and Sletten. Survivors are: a daughter, Brenda Torano of Tulare, Calif., one sister, Verma Dean of Dinuba, Calif.; one brother,? Jack ?Holland of Visalia, Calif.; one grandchild, Daina Scott and one great-grandchild, Kiyle Trez Hodgins...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Georgia Maxine Brewer (07/26/07)
Georgia Maxine Brewer, 81, was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Willis Thompson and Velia Combs Thompson. She died July 14, 2007, in Mt. Vernon, Mo. She was married on Aug. 31, 1952, at Salem, Ark., to Bobby Ryan. She was married Aug. 8, 1959 at Thayer, Mo., to Marshall Golden Brewer, who preceded her in death...
Alvan "Mike"?Holmes (07/26/07)
Alvan "Mike" Holmes, age 86 of Viola, died at his daughter's home in Princeton, Minn., July 16, 2007. He was born March 5, 1921, in LeCenter, Minn. to Errol and Alice (Gambold) Holmes. Mike enlisted into the United States Army on January 21, 1941. ...
Janet Jean Fletcher (07/26/07)
Janet Jean (Brown) Fletcher, 47, of Flint, ?Mich., formerly of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 11, 1959, in West Plains, Mo. and died at her home July 13, 2007. Survivors include: her husband, R.D. Fletcher of Flint, Mich.; her mother, Inez Brown of Alton; four sisters, Margaret Blanton and husband Ray of Douglass, Kan., Jackie Bull and husband Ed of Gatewood, Mo., Tricia Carter and husband Don of Crossville, Tenn.; and Brenda Brooks and husband Melvin of Mountain View, Mo.; four brothers, Charles Brown and wife Mary of Kansas City, Mo., James Brown and wife Kathleen of Alton,?Mo., Junior Brown and wife Sheila of Alton, Mo., and David Brown of Alton, Mo.; her in-laws Rubin and Gail Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich., Don and Priscilla Boal of Port Colbourne of Canada and Terry and ?Mike Fletcher of Swartz Creek, Mich.; eight nieces; six nephews; six great-nieces; six great-nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Janice Bowers Todd (07/26/07)
Janice Sue Bowers Todd, 58, was born April 16, 1949, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of George Bowers and Empo Childers Bowers. She died July 19, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage at Koshkonong, Mo., to Jerry Todd. She was a homemaker and a licensed practical nurse. She was employed by Shady Oaks ?Health Care in Thayer for several years and was currently employed by Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo...
Earl Greenwood (07/26/07)
Earl Watson Greenwood, 54, was born in South Kingston, R.I. and died at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark., July 19, 2007. He was a laborer and was last employed in the fishing industry. He is survived by: a sister, Dawn Lee Andrews of Cherokee Village; and niece, Juanita Powell, N.J...
Allia Mae Milligan (07/26/07)
Allia Mae Milligan, 67, of Cave City, Ark., was born May 10, 1940, in Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Webster and Nona Rawlings Cordell. She died July 17, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was a daycare provider for many years, an active member, deacon's wife and Sunday School teacher at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City for several years. She was currently a member of the Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Ruth Freda Cockman (07/26/07)
Ruth Freda Cockman 84, was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Sam Williams and Edith E. Darr Williams. She died July 17, 2007, in West Plains, Mo. She was united in marriage June 7, 1941, in Alton to Ralph L. Cockman, who preceded her in death March 25, 2001...
Phillip Elmore Hynson (07/26/07)
Phillip Elmore Hynson, 87, of Winter Haven, Fla., died April 23, 2007, of heart failure at the Winter Haven Hospital. Born in Mammoth Spring, Ark., in 1920, he was of the Episcopal faith. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a bomber pilot of B-24s. He completed 53 missions over Germany and was awarded three Bronze Stars. In 1960, he and his family moved to Winter Haven where he became a civilian flight instructor at Bartow Air Force Base until it closed...
Irene Livingston (07/11/07)
Irene Martin Livingston, a native of Alton, Mo., died July 2, 2007, at the Reynolds Hospice Home, Winston-Salem, N.C. She is survived by: her children, Jan Johnson, Brenda Poe, Nancy Cramer and Paul Taylor; her grandchildren, Jeremy Poe, Amber Robison, Angela Sowder and Leslie Robison...
Carl Vawter (07/11/07)
Carl Vawter, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 5, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 11, 1925, in King Mills, Ark., the son of the late James Monroe Vawter and Georgianna (Miller) Vawter. He was a veteran of the ?United States Army having served during World War II...
Marguaret ?Ethel Nichols (07/11/07)
Marguaret Ethel Villneff Nichols, 87, of Dolph, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at the Community Medical Center of Izard County. She was born Dec. 13, 1919, the daughter of George Orris and Hilda Deborah Andrews Villneff in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada. She served in the Canadian Women's Army Corp during World War II...
Zackery Cooper (07/11/07)
Zackery Franklin Cooper, 31, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 24, 2007, in Cherokee Village. He was born Aug. 1, 1975, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Douglas Cooper and Marilee Morland. He worked in the construction industry. He moved to Arkansas 13 years ago from Kansas...
Richard Cooper Jr. (07/11/07)
Richard Gordon Cooper Jr., of Henderson, Ark., son of the late Richard Gordon and Cecile Agatha (Raymond) Cooper was born March 18, 1932, in Chicago, Ill. He died July 2, 2007, at his home at the age of 75. He was united in marriage to Marlene Mary Meckes on June 26, 1992, at Markham, Ill. ?He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a pipefitter for various construction companies...
Ruby Monnie Warmoth (07/11/07)
Ruby Monnie Warmoth, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Luther Melton and Monnie Louise (Melton)?Peek, was born July 4, 1932, in Bono, Ark. She died July 2, 2007, in Salem at the age of 74 years. She was united in marriage to Harold Robert Warmoth on Feb. 11, 1967, at Rockford, Ill., and to this union, a son was born...
Gerald Donald Ary (07/11/07)
Gerald Donald Ary was born Oct. 13, 1941, in Walden, Colo., the son of Floyd Ary and Zelma Burr Ary. He died June 30, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 65. He was a veteran of the United States Amy, receiving a medical discharge shortly after entering the service. He was a retired carpenter with much of his workmanship shown throughout the Thayer and surrounding areas, passing his trade to others in his family...
Edwin "Etto"?Bassham (07/11/07)
L. Edwin "Etto"?Bassham, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Jay Felix and ?Mary Elizabeth (Holloway) Bassham was born Aug. 14, 1921, at Moko, Ark., the fifth of nine children. He died July 4, 2007, at his home at the age of 85. Etto was united in marriage to Tommy Jean Lemmons on June 2, 1951, at Sturkie, Ark., They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary earlier this year...
Mary G. Eldridge (07/11/07)
Mary G. Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Jan. 1, 1920, at Trumann, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lou Jones and died July 7, 2007, after a long illness. She was married to the late Arvel J. Eldridge for 61 years and was an ordained minister of the Full Gospel Church for 43 years...
Donald Alonzo Smith (07/11/07)
Donald Alonzo Smith was born the son of Ransome A. Smith. and Treva Mae Hall Smith on Oct. 5, 1939, in Bossier City, La., and died July 3, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 67. He was united in marriage June 10, 1967, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Judy Turner...
Galina Montana Henry (07/11/07)
Galina Montana Henry, the daughter of Donna J. Henry was born Sept. 10, 1995, in Galina, Bulgaria and died July 3, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 11. Galina was a student, attending the Thayer Elementary School, where she would have been in the fifth grade...
Frances Irene Dolphus (07/18/07)
Frances Irene Dolphus, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., formerly of Maplewood, Mo., was born June 26, 1917, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died June 30, 2007, at the Fulton County Nursing Center in Salem. Survivors include : one son, Warren Dolphus of Mammoth Spring; four grandchildren, Katie Alonci and husband Sal of Rochester, N.Y., Dan Dolphus of Huntington Beach, Calif., Andrew and Patrick Dolphus of St. ...
Beverly Schillinger (07/18/07)
~Memorial Service A memorial service for Beverly Schillinger will be held Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend. Bro. Brian Hall will be officiating.
Ralph Hamilton Clements (07/18/07)
Ralph Hamilton Clements, 67, of Moun-tain Home, Ark., son of the late Doctor Lorn and Frances (Franklin) Clements, was born June 10, 1940, in West Memphis, Ark. He died July 11, 2007, at his home. He was united in marriage to Penee Lea Lamb on May 7, 1988, at Mountain?Home. He worked for 29 years with Centurytel Telephone Company. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961...
Paul Dean Wiseman (07/18/07)
Paul Dean Wiseman, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Robert Lee and Totsy Lou (Pogue) Wiseman, was born Feb. 23, 1935, at Wiseman, Ark. He died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Wanda Lee Kirk on?Oct. 9, 1957, at Charleston, Mo., and to this union two children were born. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He worked as a carpenter and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Patricia (Pat) Thone (07/18/07)
Patricia (Pat) Thone, 67, of Cherokee Village died July 4, 2007, at NEA?Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 17, 1939, in East Chicago, Ill. She was a retired registered nurse, licensed cosmetologist, talented seamstress, and avid gardener...
Shirley Meadows (07/18/07)
Shirley Marilyn (Cozort) Meadows, 70, of Wichita, Kan., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died July 10, 2007, after suffering complications from colon cancer and a 25 year battle with Lupus. Shirley was born Aug. 9, 1936, at Many Islands, Ark., the only child of Hubert T. and Imogene Benton Cozort, who preceded her in death...
Marvis W. Conyers (07/18/07)
Marvis W. Conyers, 75, of Cave City died July 14, 2007, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. He was born July 13, 1931, at Melbourne, the son of Eunice Edgar "Shorty" and Virgie Mae King Conyers. Marvis was raised in the Melbourne area. He worked at the family saw mill at Melbourne and for the Cox Pipeline Company. He retired from the U.S. Force in the (POL) refueling section...
Mary Gladys Eldridge (07/18/07)
Mary Gladys Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 7, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Brookland, the daughter of the late Ott and Mary Sammons Jones. She was united in marriage to Arvel Eldridge in 1936; he preceded her in death in 1997. She was a Full Gospel minister for over 40 years...
Mary Bailey Hines (07/18/07)
Mary Orene Bailey Hines, 76, died July 8, 2007, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison, Ark. She was born May 29, 1931, in Fitzhugh, Ark., the daughter of the late Elmer Alexander and ?Nora Cordelia (Kemp) Bell. She was a prior resident of Mountain Home, Ark., and Fairbury, Ill...
Douglas Neil Rogers (07/18/07)
Douglas Neil Rogers was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of the late Ralph Neil Rogers and Helen Daisy Vincent Rogers. He died on July 11, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 63 years. He was married June 3, 1964, at Salem, to Wilma Jean Janes...
Veda Mae Langston (07/18/07)
Veda Mae Langston, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William Noel and Elzeffie (Mooney) Pendergrass, was born Dec. 14, 1931, in Ballard, Ark. She died July 9, 2007, at the Strafford Care Center in Strafford, Mo., at the age of 75. She was united in marriage to Harold Norman "Cotton" Langston on Oct. ...
Fay Frazier (07/18/07)
Fay Frazier of Evening Shade, Ark., died July 11, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Earl Brown and Maud Ferguson Brown. She was retired from Banquet Foods, a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church at Zion, Ark...
"Chet" O. Collins (07/18/07)
"Chet" O. Collins, 91, died July 9, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Aug. 11, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Vergie Mae Horton Collins. On June 15, 1940, he was married at Gainesville, Mo., to Helen Adell Colvin. Before his retirement, Mr. Collins was employed for 45 years with Coca Cola. He loved to read and was a collector of Coca-Cola memorabilia. He was a member of the Curry Street Church of Christ for 57 years...
Marion Padgett (07/18/07)
Marion Padgett, 78, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mrs. Padgett was born April 18, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Gray and Ethel (Turley)?Gray. She moved to Cherokee Village 11 years ago from Illinois. She was a member of the Swimming Club and was a Caller. She also loved reading and rug hooking. She attended the Spring River Presbyterian Church in Hardy, Ark...
Howard Wayne Range (07/18/07)
Howard Wayne Range, son of the late Frank R. and Marion Capshaw Range was born July 6, 1919, in Willow Springs, Mo., and died July 12, 2007, at his home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 88. He was united in marriage on July 11, 1946, in West Plains, Mo., to Virginia Vee "Toots" Pitchford...
John David Russell (07/18/07)
John David Russell, 61, of Benton; died July 5, 2007. He was born on December 11, 1945 in Calico Rock, Ark. Hw was a field representative and a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was preceded in death by: his parents, Herbert Joe and Maxine Guthrie Russell; a brother, Neal Russell; and a sister, Geri Talbert...
Douglas Ray Cline (07/18/07)
Douglas Ray Cline, was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Bethesda, Md., the son of Donald Cline and Geneva Faye Owen Cline. He died July 9, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 45. Doug was a Christian and attended Stateline Pentecostal Church. He was welder, iron and sawmill worker...
Mike Wilkerson (07/03/07)
Charles Michael Wilkerson was born the son of Charles Woodrow Wilkerson and Frankie Irene Smith Wilkerson on Jan. 24, 1950, in Myrtle, Mo., and died June 27, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. at the age of 57. He was united in marriage in January 1970, at Medway, Ohio to Carla Bills. He was united in marriage November of 1982 to Marit Keith...
Violet Nelle McArthur (07/03/07)
Violet Nelle McArthur, was born the daughter of John Stanley and Lillian Grant Stanley on April 14, 1925, in Oxly, Mo., and died June 25, 2007, at her home in Gatewood, Mo., at the age of 82. She was united in marriage Sept. 23, 1941, at Doniphan, Mo., to Leamon Doyle McArthur who preceded her in death July 22, 1993. She was a member of the Liberty Free Will Baptist Church and the Gatewood Women's Club...
Ila Mae Corbett (07/03/07)
Ila Mae Corbett was born Jan. 4, 1929, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of the late Arvel Hurtt and Flora Whiteside Hurtt. She died June 28, 2007, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 78. She was united in marriage Jan. 18, 1947, at Kansas City, Mo., to Charles H. Corbett who preceded her in death on July 22, 2004. She was a member of the Mammoth Spring Church of Christ. and was employed by Sears and Roebuck in Kansas City, Mo., for several years...
Oaspy C. Taylor Jr. (07/03/07)
Oaspy C. Taylor Jr., was born the son of Oaspy C. Taylor and Ida Baker Taylor on Sept. 16, 1945, in Windsor, Idaho, and died June 23, 2007, in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 61. He was united in marriage on Sept. 28, 1983, in Fenton, Mo., to Essie Jo Pender...
Linnwood Willis Jr. (07/03/07)
Linnwood Ashton Willis Jr., of Camp, Ark., son of Opal Lewis Willis and the late Linnwood Ashton Willis Sr., was born on Sept. 4, 1950, in Memphis, Tenn. He died June 27, 2007, at St. John's Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. at the age of 56. He was united in marriage to Susan Maguffee in 1970...
Helen Sue Williams (07/03/07)
Helen Sue Williams, was born Nov. 7, 1939, in Myrtle, Mo., the daughter of Norman Williams and Nita Clark Williams, and died June 27, 2007, at her home in St. Charles, Mo. She was united in marriage in 1957, at Couch, Mo., to George William Mills. She was employed with the Oregon County R-IV School District for several years teaching high school home economics. ...
Beverly Jane Schillinger (07/03/07)
Beverly Jane Schillinger, 71, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died June 26, 2007, at her residence in ?Horseshoe Bend. She was born Oct. 28, 1935, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of the late Frank and Adele (Schultheis) Long. She was a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church of Horseshoe Bend. She was a volunteer for the Little Theater and Hospice of Calico Rock, Ark...
Ida Mae Brewer (07/03/07)
Ida Mae Brewer, 61, of Cave City died June 29, 2007, at her home. She was born May 18, 1946, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of R.A. and Opal (Rawlings) Crabtree. She worked for many years at the International Shoe Factory in Batesville. She also worked for Unifirst Corporation in Cave City and Nancy's Embroidery in Batesville...
Donald Wayne Poteete (07/03/07)
Donald Wayne Poteete, was born the son of Carol Victor Poteete and Vera Nell Weatherington Poteete on July 13, 1951 in Memphis, Tenn., and died June 20, 2007, at Bakersfield, Calif., at the age of 55. He faithfully attended Word of Life Tabernacle Church and was active with the Youth Group. He received much enjoyment by helping others and will be remembered by his pleasant smile and personality...
Dannie Holstine (07/03/07)
Dannie Holstine, of Mountain Home, son of Opal Hammond Holstine and the late Fred Holstine, was born Sept. 28, 1947, in Sturkie, Ark. He died June 27, 2007, at his home at the age of 59. He made the best of his life, enjoying fishing, especially trout fishing. ...
Zackery Cooper (07/11/07)
Zackery Franklin Cooper, 31, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 24, 2007, in Cherokee Village. He was born Aug. 1, 1975, in Wichita, Kan., the son of Douglas Cooper and Marilee Morland. He worked in the construction industry. He moved to Arkansas 13 years ago from Kansas. ...
Patricia (Pat) Thone (07/26/07)
Patricia (Pat) Thone, 67, of Cherokee Village died July 4, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Nov. 17, 1939, in East Chicago, Ill. She was a retired registered nurse, licensed cosmetologist, talented seamstress, and an avid gardener.She is survived by: her husband, tTom, who cherishes their 47 years of marriage; sons Jeffery and Mathew Tone; one daughter, Pamela Cosby; five grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Stutler of Crown Point, Ind.; and a brother, Norbert Marcinek of Chino Valley, Ariz.A memorial service honoring her life will be held at the Ash Flat Church of Christ on July 30 at 11 a.m., Keith Gregson conducting the service.The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Arkansas Respiratory Health Association, Little Rock, Ark. ...
Marion Padgett (07/18/07)
Marion Padgett, 78, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 8, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Mrs. Padgett was born April 18, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Frank Gray and Ethel (Turley) Gray. She moved to Cherokee Village 11 years ago from Illinois. ...
Mary Gladys Eldridge (07/18/07)
Mary Gladys Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 7, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 1, 1920, in Brookland, the daughter of the late Ott and Mary Sammons Jones. She was united in marriage to Arvel Eldridge in 1936; he preceded her in death in 1997. ...
Mary G. Eldridge (07/11/07)
Mary G. Eldridge, 87, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born Jan. 1, 1920, at Trumann, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lou Jones, and died July 7, 2007, after a long illness. She was married to the late Arvel J. Eldridge for 61 years and was an ordained minister of the Full Gospel Church for 43 years.Survivors include: two sons, Arvel E. ...
Lorraine "Miki" Ness (07/18/07)
Lorraine "Miki" Ness, 83, Sun City Center, Fla. died July 7, 2007. Lorraine was born to Conrad and Clara (Bollinger) Winkelmann in Chicago, Ill. on November 9, 1923.Lorraine became a homemaker upon the birth of her children. She enjoyed working part-time in sales at a local department store, introducing the latest styles of clothing to her girls. ...
Ida Mae Brewer (07/11/07)
Ida Mae Brewer, 61, of Cave City died June 29, 2007, at her home. She was born May 18, 1946, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of R.A. and Opal (Rawlings) Crabtree. She worked for many years at the International Shoe Factory in Batesville and also worked for Unifirst Corporation in Cave City and Nancy's Embroidery in Batesville. ...
Fay Frazier (07/18/07)
Fay Frazier, 86, of Evening Shade, Ark., died July 11, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 8, 1920, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Earl Brown and Maud Ferguson Brown. She was retired from Banquet Foods, a homemaker and a member of Antioch Baptist Church at Zion, Ark. ...
Donald Wayne Poteete (07/03/07)
Donald Wayne Poteete, was born the son of Carol Victor Poteete and Vera Nell Weatherington Poteete on July 13, 1951 in Memphis, Tenn., and died June 20, 2007, at Bakersfield, Calif., at the age of 55. He faithfully attended Word of Life Tabernacle Church and was active with the Youth Group. ...
Douglas Ray Cline (07/18/07)
Douglas Ray Cline, was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Bethesda, Md., the son of Donald Cline and Geneva Faye Owen Cline. He died July 9, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 45. Doug was a Christian and attended Stateline Pentecostal Church. He was welder, iron and sawmill worker.His favorite pastime was spending time with his grandchildren and he enjoyed the sport of fishing.He is survived by: three daughters, Brandy Renee Ragan of Thayer, Mo., Heather Dawn Cline of Joplin, Mo. ...
Carl Vawter (07/11/07)
Carl Vawter, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 5, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born July 11, 1925, in King Mills, Ark., the son of the late James Monroe Vawter and Georgianna (Miller) Vawter.He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. ...
"Chet" O. Collins (07/18/07)
"Chet" O. Collins, 91, died July 9, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He was born Aug. 11, 1915, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Joseph Aaron and Vergie Mae Horton Collins. On June 15, 1940, he was married at Gainesville, Mo., to Helen Adell Colvin. ...
Beverly Schillinger (07/18/07)
A memorial service for Beverly Schillinger will be held Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. at the Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend. Bro. Brian Hall will be officiating.
David Gene Watson (07/03/07)
David Gene Watson, 55, of Highland, Ark., died June 30, 2007, at his residence in Highland after an extended illness. While working Mr. Watson was employed by J W Enterprises in Atlanta, Texas.He is survived by: his two sons, Mike Watson and Mark Watson of New Boston, Texas; three grandchildren, Ty, Austin and Josh Watson of New Boston, Texas; his mother, Dorothy Watson of Highland; a sister, Kim Watson, of Highland; a brother, Dennis and wife Donna Watson; a niece Stephanie Bacon; a nephew Eric Watson of Amo, Ind.; and many other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth "Buster" Watson.Funeral service were held July 3 with Bro. ...
Allia Mae Milligan (07/26/07)
Allia Mae Milligan, 67, of Cave City, Ark., was born May 10, 1940, in Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Webster and Nona Rawlings Cordell. She died July 17, 2007, at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was a daycare provider for many years, an active member, deacon's wife and Sunday School teacher at First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City for several years. ...