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Obituaries from August 2007

Ernest Nicholson (08/16/07)
Ernest Theodore Nicholson, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Oct. 17, 1916, in Saddle ?Ark. and died Aug. 5, 2007, at Siloam Springs, Ark. Ernest was a lifelong resident of Fulton County, Ark., until he joined the CES and helped build bridges and fight forest fires in Idaho and worked in the wheat harvest in Iowa...
Michael Pickett (08/16/07)
A memorial service was held for Michael Pickett Aug. 11 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., with Father Wayne Pelkey officiating. Inurnment followed at the Columnbarium at St. Stephen's. Arrangements were by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Robert Paul Suffling (08/16/07)
Robert Paul Suffling, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at the VA?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Dec. 30, 1948, in Tennessee, the son of Ernest and Dorothy Suffling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He owned and operated his own business, "The Cleanup Guys," He was a member of the Lucy Baptist Church in Millington, Tenn., and was also a member of the local American Legion. ...
Mary Louise Ferguson (08/16/07)
Mary Louise Ferguson, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late O.A. Fulbright and Mary Ernestine Saffell Fulbright was born on June 7, 1929, in Barren Fork, Ark. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home in Oxford, at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to Coy Derrell Ferguson on Oct. 31, 1947, in Dover, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Joanna Adams (08/16/07)
Jimmie ?Joanna Pruett Adams, 75, of West Plains, Mo., died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. She was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Hocomo, Mo., the daughter of the late John Vernon and Nannie May Fare Pruett. She graduated from the Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, Mo., with the class of 1948...
Maye E. Gilbert (08/16/07)
Maye E. Gilbert, of Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac Dawson and Nancy Crowder Dawson, was born Feb. 17, 1915, at Lanton, Mo. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Ralph ?Horn in 1939 at West Plains, Mo. He preceded her in death and she married Ira Gilbert in 1984 at Mammoth Spring...
Dale Warren Toot (08/16/07)
Dale Warren Toot was born Sept. 7, 1921, the son of Claude Toot and Edna Ingraham Toot in Laredo, Mo. He died Aug. 3, 2007, in Texarkana, Texas, at the age of 85. He was united in marriage in 1941, at Trenton, Mo., to Florence Losey, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage Aug. 5, 1950 at Salem,?Ark., to Clyda Faye Tyree, who preceded him in death Dec. 27, 2006...
Mary Lou Hicks (08/16/07)
Mary Lou Hicks, 86, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Walter and Nora Eletha (Harrison) Harrison, was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Kedron, Ark. She died Aug. 6, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. Mary Lou was married to Charles B. Hicks on Jan. 13, 1941, at Little Rock, Ark. She worked as a supervisor for Battelstein's Department Store and was a member of the St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock...
Misty Dawn Kelley (08/16/07)
Misty Dawn Kelley, age 34, of Lebanon, Mo., was born March 23, 1973, in Rockford, Ill. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home. Survivors include: her husband, Ronald Kelley; two children, Jessica Kelley and ?Ronald Kelley Jr., all of the home in Lebanon, Mo.; her adoptive mother, Donna Cook of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; three brothers, Phillip Ward and Jim West, both of Ashland,?Mo., and Danny Cook of Indiana; one sister, Cheryl Brown of Lebanon, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends...
Payton Dewayne Lovell (08/16/07)
Payton Dewayne Lovell, of Harrisburg, Ark., died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 33. He was born June 30, 1974, in Wynne, Ark., the son of Don Lovell and Linda Peifer Lovell. Payton worked in the Facilities Management Department for ASU for the past 12 years...
Ruth A. Zeigler (08/16/07)
Ruth A. Zeigler, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Vester and Anna (Moore)?Williams, was born on May 11, 1924, at Agnos, Ark. She died Aug. 9, 2007, at the UAMS?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Lowell Edward Zeigler on Aug. 1, 1942, at Agnos, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Payton Lovell (08/22/07)
Payton Dewayne Lovell, of Harrisburg, Ark., died July 29, 2007, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 33. He was born June 30, 1974, in Wynne, Ark., the son of Don Lovell and Linda Peifer Lovell. Payton worked in the facilities management department for ASU for the past 12 years...
Virgil "Joe" Counts (08/22/07)
(Joe) Virgil Wayne Counts, 58, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 13, 2007, at his home. Joe was born Dec. 5, 1948, in Alicia, Ark. the son of Grover and Freda Counts. He lived the last 30 years of his life in Hardy where he owned and operated Counts Construction...
William "Bill"?Clay (08/22/07)
William "Bill" Clay, son of the late Zack and Bernice "Stockard" Clay, was born March 16, 1925, in Viola, Ark. He died at his home Aug. 6, 2007, at the age of 82. He married Lessie Jean Shrable on Sept. 4, 1950, and to this union, two daughters were born...
John Buttocovolo Jr. (08/22/07)
John Buttocovolo Jr. was born the son of the late John Buttocovolo Sr. and Catherine Lombardo Buttocovolo on Dec. 18, 1934, in New Brooklyn, N.J. and died Aug. 14, 2007, in Gatewood, Mo., at the age of 72. He was a veteran of the United States Marines Corp, earning several medals while serving his country during the Korean War...
Terence Joseph Evans (08/22/07)
Terence Joseph Evans, son of Mary Anne Phillips Evans of Evening Shade and the late Neal Edward Evans, was born Nov. 10, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. He died Aug. 15, 2007, at his home near Evening Shade, Ark., at the age of 41. After a short time in the Navy, he was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and discharged. He remained disabled until his death. He was of the Catholic Faith and a member of St. Francis Chapel near Evening Shade...
Michael (Mike) Levosky (08/22/07)
Michael (Mike) David Levosky, 59, of Springdale, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2007, in Springdale. He was born Dec. 6, 1947, in Erie, Pa., the son of Richard and Ina Mary Penvoss Levosky. He installed fire sprinklers for Arkansas Auto Spinkler Company and enjoyed driving and building race cars and bowling...
Catherine Coons (08/22/07)
Catherine Madaleine Coons, daughter of the late George Nowak and Adela Nartowiez Nowak, was born July 19, 1925 in Mineola, New York. She died Aug. 11, 2007 in Brockwell, Ark. at the age of 82 years. She was united in marriage to Roy D. Coons in Flora Park, New York on Nov. 5, 1944, and to this union two children were born...
Draco Allen McCallister (08/22/07)
Draco Allen McCallister was born March 12, 2001, in West Plains, Mo., the son of Travis and Joleen Miller McCallister. He died Aug. 13, 2007, at the age of 6 years. Draco was a special little boy who was blessed with autism. He touched many lives with his personality and smiles...
George Donahue (08/22/07)
George Eugene Donahue, of Violet Hill, Ark., son of the late George Donahue and Edith Scott Donahue, was born March 14, 1922, in Des Moines, Iowa. He died Aug. 11, 2007, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 85 years. He served in the United States Army in Germany during World War II...
Carlos Dean Bowers (08/22/07)
Carlos Dean Bowers was born the son of Charley William Bowers and Margaret Louise Brazeal Bowers on March 21, 1951, in Thayer, Mo., and died Aug. 14, 2007, at his home in Thayer. He was united in marriage Sept. 29, 1972, at Thayer to Judy Lea Mask. Carlos was a conductor for the BNSF?Railroad, working a total of 34 years. His favorite pastime was the hours spent with his only grandchild, a granddaughter, Sydney, who he fondly referred to as, "Papa's buddy."...
T. Frank Clark (08/02/07)
T. Frank Clark, age 81, of Granite City, Ill., died July 27, 2007, at the University Nursing and Rehabilitation in Edwards-ville, Ill. He was born Jan. 20, 1926, in Myrtle, Mo., and was the son of the late B.L. and Ora (Crass)?Clark. He married Ellouise Moss on June 16, 1946, in Myrtle. She preceded him in death on Aug. 9, 1987...
Steven Wayne Hulen (08/02/07)
Steven Wayne Hulen, of Salem, Ark., son of Robert Wayne Hulen and the late Ellen (Kelly) Hulen, was born on June 27, 1952, in Mexico, Mo. He died July 22, 2007, at his home in Salem at the age of 55. He lived in Columbia, Mo., most of his life. He moved to Salem and resided for the past two years...
Draven Lestat McEntire (08/02/07)
Draven Lestat McEntire of Jonesboro, Ark., died July 23, 2007, at Little Rock, Ark. He is survived by: his parents, Clayton Cody McEntire and Amber ?Nicole Norris both of Jonesboro; his grandparents, Lisa and Kalvin Mullins of Jonesboro and Clay and Rajeana McEntire of Ash Flat; his great-grandparents, Paralee McEntire of Ash Flat and Wanda Reans of Horseshoe Bend; and one sister, Autumn McEntire of the family home and several aunts and uncles...
Earl Charles Holland (08/02/07)
Earl Charles Holland, 91, of Cherokee Village died July 21, 2007, at Walnut Ridge as the result of an automobile accident. He had lived the past 27 years at Cherokee Village, moving from Des Monies, Iowa.? He was retired from Minneapolis Honeywell Corporation...
Alfia M. Bourne (08/02/07)
Alfia M. Bourne, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, died July 26, 2007, at her home. Alfia was born Sept. 24, 1920, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Mauro and Rosario (Sarbello) Miano, both formerly of Italy. She was an attorney and a member of the Catholic Church...
Patricia "Patty" French (08/02/07)
Patricia "Patty"?Sue French, 67, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born July 20, 1940, the daughter of David Johnson and Dathine (Thompson) Johnson. She died July 25, 2007, at Cabot, Ark. She worked as a secretary at the Highland High School. She loved to watch her grandchildren in all their activities...
Edna Yancey Smith (08/02/07)
Edna Yancey Smith, 99, of Evening Shade, Ark., was born March 4, 1908 in Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late Melvinia Porterfield Yancey and Walter Burton Yancey. She was a homemaker; a member of the Main Street Church of Christ in Evening Shade. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, quilting and she read her Bible every night...
Dorothy M. Hoyt (08/02/07)
Dorothy M. Hoyt, 90, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, died July 18, 2007, at a Iowa hospital after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Lake Geneva, Wis., the daughter of George and May (Stewart)?Mathison. She married Frank Hoyt on June 18, 1938, in Lake Geneva...
Neda Collins (08/29/07)
Neda Collins, 84, of Thayer, Mo., was born April 12, 1923, in Sharp County, Ark., and died Aug. 15, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include: one daughter, Jackie Arnold of Couch, Mo.; three sisters, Mattie Hartwig, Barbara Rogers and Lola Mills, all of Thayer; one brother, Cleo Rogers of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; one grandson, Michael Brewer of Couch; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Trecie Eva Pendarvis (08/29/07)
Trecie Eva Pendarvis was born the daughter of Herbert Robinson and Rhoda Martin Robinson on Jan. 27, 1928, in Hardy, Ark., and died Aug. 23, 2007, at her home near Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 79 years. She was united in marriage Oct. 23, 1943, at Dell, Ark., to Joddie Pendarvis who preceded her in death April 22, 2006...
James W. Helvering (08/29/07)
James W. Helvering, 86, of Bradford, Ark., died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Searcy, Ark. He was born Aug. 12, 1921, at Bradford, Ark., the son of William Howard and Ina Irene (Black) Helvering. He was a 1938 graduate of Bradford High School. Helvering was a Millwright for over 24 years for Fred Beaman Lumber Company and also farmed. ...
Lela Faye York (08/29/07)
Lela Faye York, of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of the late Ver-non Bently Zeigler and Lillie Florence Coggins Zeigler, was born May 29, 1932, in Glencoe, Ark. She died Aug. 23, 2007, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75...
Elwanda Crow (08/29/07)
Elwanda Crow, 85, of Prescott Valley, Ariz., formerly of Sidney, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2007, at the Shiloh Care Center in Prescott Valley. She was born Aug. 11, 1922, the daughter of Oscar and Rosie (Cartwright) Hassell. She was a retired school teacher, having retired from the Bentonville School Systems after over 30 years. She was a Southern Baptist...
John Ab Short (08/29/07)
John Ab Short, age 88 of Joplin, Mo., died Aug. 16, 2007, at Freeman West Hospital. He was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Sturkie, Ark. He was the son of Joe Ab and Minnie (Jones) Short, the youngest of 13 brothers and sisters. John moved to Joplin in 1997, after living in Tahlequah, Okla., and West Plains, Mo., for many years. He was a farmer and owned several farms located near Caruthersville and Parma in the bootheel region of Missouri...
Violet Samples (08/29/07)
Violet Samples, 85, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2007, in Batesville, Ark. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: two daughters, Esther Susann Oakley of Hardy and Edna Jewell of Idawild, Calif.; two sons, Jesse Samples of Hardy, Kenneth Richard Samples of Riverside, Calif.; sister Naomi Burdette of Maysel, W.Va.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
Billie "Bill"?McCollum (08/29/07)
Billie Ray "Bill"?McCollum, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Henry and Ofie (Gilliland)?McCollum was born in Violet Hill, Ark., on March 24, 1924. He died Aug. 24, 2007, at the age of 83. He was united in marriage to Wilma Gaye Floyd on March 21, 1951, and to this union four daughters and one son were born...
Mary Williams (08/29/07)
Mary Williams, 84, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2007, at Woodbine Nursing Home in Gladstone, Mo. Mary was born Nov. 30, 1922, in Ash Flat, where she lived until marrying Charlie (Jack) in 1941. They lived in various locations in Arkansas and his home state of Illinois prior to moving to Kansas City in 1950. She made many trips back home to visit and help her parents, brothers and sisters, as well as anyone else who needed her...
Rose May Denton (08/29/07)
Rose May Denton, 80, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 27, 1927, in the Tick Ridge community and died Aug. 16, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Rose loved to quilt, work outside and cook. She was a loving, caring Me-Maw. She was an active member of the Field Creek Pentecostal Church and the VFW Ladies auxiliary...
Gerard James Evans (08/29/07)
Gerard James Evans, son of Mary Anne Phillips Evans of Evening Shade and the late Neal Edward Evans, was born Nov. 10, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. He died Aug. 21, 2007, at his home near Evening Shade, Ark. at the age of 41. During his working years, he was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease. He remained disabled until his death. He was of the Catholic Faith and a member of St. Francis Chapel near Evening Shade...
Virginia "Ginny" DePriest (08/29/07)
Virginia "Ginny" Rose DePriest, was born Sept. 3, 1943, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of Roland B. Williams and Cuba V. Evans Williams. She died Aug. 18, 2007, in Republic, Mo., at the age of 63. She was an employee at the Baxter Lab in Mountain Home, Ark., for 24 years, retiring from her position as payroll clerk. She was baptized at the First Christian Church in Thayer at an early age and was re-baptized and became a member of the Thayer First Baptist Church in September of 2006...
Ritchie Collins (08/29/07)
Ritchie Collins was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of Oliver Collins and Rita Washam Collins. He died Aug. 18, 2007, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 70. He was united in marriage July 19, 1971, at St. Louis, Mo., to Myrtle Housdan...
Orville Martin Graddy (08/29/07)
Orville Martin Graddy, 90, of Williford, Ark., died Aug. 10, 2007, at St Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Graddy was a retired School Administrator. He is survived by: his wife, Edna Graddy of Williford; one daughter, Norma Carol Cross of Williford; four brothers, Eugene Hawkins of Hardy, John B. ...
Amy Elizabeth Caldwell (08/29/07)
Amy Elizabeth Caldwell was born the daughter of James Otto Thompson and Susie Ann Hayes Thompson on Feb. 17, 1917, in Garfield, Mo., and died Aug. 23, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 90. She was united in marriage on Sept. 21, 1935, at Alton, Mo., to Roy Lee Caldwell, who preceded her in death on July 14, 1994...
Beatrice McKim (08/29/07)
Beatrice McKim, 85, of San Marcos, Calif., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died July 31, 2007, in California. She was born on Aug. 19, 1921, in Barnesville, Ga. She moved to Detroit, Mich., when she was 12-years-old to live with an aunt and uncle to have more opportunities in life. After graduating at the age of 17, Beatrice went to beauty school. She became a hair-dresser and worked for the next 50 years. She loved her work and the people she met...
David Helmers (08/29/07)
David Lawrence Helmers of Hardy, Ark., formerly of Taylorville, Ill., was born Nov. 14, 1941, in Taylorville, Ill., the son of Alfred and Hazel (Ellerbusch) Helmers, and died Aug. 22, 2007, at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, Ill. He was 65...
William "?Bill" Carhart (08/29/07)
William C. "Bill"?Carhart, 60, died Aug. 19, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: one sister, Karen G. Perkins and her husband, Bill of Koshkonong, Mo.; one nephew, Clay Perkins of Fairway,?Kan.; one niece,?Lauren Perkins Allen and her husband, Mark of Mission Hills, Kan.; and special friend, Danna Hartley...
Keagan Thomas Sanderson (08/08/07)
Brian and Brandi Sanderson of Melbourne announce the birth of a son on July 10, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Keagan Thomas Sanderson and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Nikki Hurst of Salem...
Michael Lloyd Pickett (08/08/07)
Michael Lloyd Pickett, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Russell and Eleanor (Smith)?Pickett. He was a member of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Delbert Wayne Hughes (08/08/07)
Delbert Wayne ?Hughes died at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., on July 24, 2007, at 80 years of age. He was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Grape Creek, Ill., as the seventh of eight children. Mr. Hughes was married to Virginia Iola Eckel on June 24, 1944, in Danville, Ill. The couple had five daughters. He was a veteran of World War II and served honorably in the U.S. Navy as Seaman First Class aboard the U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin in the North Atlantic, prior to transfer to the U.S.S. Charles Schribner...
Nina Maxine Secrease (08/08/07)
Nina Maxine Secrease, of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Royal Douglas and Flora Ida (Hays)?Nash, was born Dec. 9, 1922, in Oil Trough, Ark. She died July 30, 2007, at her home in Camp, Ark., at the age of 84. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked in housekeeping at the Fulton County Hospital for 33 years. Maxine was a member of the Salem Pentecostal Church of God...
Presley Ruth Adams (08/08/07)
Presley Ann Ruth Adams, age 5 weeks and 4 days, died July 28, 2007. Survivors include: her parents, Beau Adams and Sherry Jones; her brother, Tristan Adams; her grandparents, Anita and Gary Cox of Wilson, Ariz., Sherri and Jody Adams of Hardy, and Morgan Jones of Millington, Tenn.; her great-grandparents, Bill and Nadeane Vaughn of Wilson, Ark., Geoff and Barbara Honeybun of Mathiston, Miss., Morgan James Sr., of Cookeville, Tenn., Bobby James of Hardy and Pat Adams of ?Midwest City, Okla.; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Wanda Williams (08/08/07)
Wanda Williams, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Cave City. She was born July 4, 1924, at Lafe, Ark., the daughter of Jonathan Riley Mann and Sarah Either Mann. She was employd at American Greeting Card Corporation and retired after 27 years of service...
Jewell M. Hutchison (08/08/07)
Jewell M. Hutchison, 99, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 11, 1908, at Cave City, the daughter of the late Ben and Jessie Flora Hutchinson. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church...
Jailee Michelle Tyson (08/08/07)
Jailee Michelle Tyson was born July 25, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home. She weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces. She was welcomed home by her parents Lacee Roper and Jr. Jyson of Mammoth Spring. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Terry Beeson and Stan James...
Neva Blanche Arnold (08/08/07)
Neva Blanche Arnold, 91, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 4, 1915, on a homestead in Union County, New Mexico to Johnathan Earl Perigo and Annaliza Urton-Perrigo and died Aug. 1, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to Clentis Glee Arnold on Aug. 7, 1935, and to this union three daughters were born...
Alvie "A.C." McClaran (08/08/07)
Alvie Cecil "A.C." McClaran, 74, of Wirth, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Franklin, Tenn., son of Robert Mitchell McClaran and Lottie Mae (Sherrill) McClaran. He was united in marriage to Holly Fiaschetti on April 9, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash. ...
Michael W. Hoffmann (08/08/07)
Michael W. Hoffmann, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 18, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Emil Hoffmann Sr. and Catherine (Pfeiffer) Hoffmann. He was married to Margaret "Marge" (Kalkbrenner) Hoff-mann. ...
Lottie Mae Koenig (08/08/07)
Lottie Mae Koenig was born the daughter of Edward Clark and Vinnie Cody Clark on May 19, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 31, 2007, in Trenton, Mo., at the age of 80. She was united in marriage in January of 1952, to George Koenig, who preceded her in death...
Leslie Brian Woods (08/08/07)
Leslie Brian Woods, 28, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 31, 1979, in Salem,?Ark., and died Aug. 1, 2007, near Ravenden Springs, Ark. Survivors include: his wife, Tonya Woods; two daughters, Kailia and Melany, all of the home; his parents, Charles and Victoria Woods of Many Springs, Mo.; one brother, Christopher Woods of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Kyle Campitti of Pittsburg, Kan.; two grandmothers, Erma Woods of ?Many Springs, Mo. ...
Ralph King Jackson (08/08/07)
Ralph King Jackson was born June 13, 1923, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Benjamin F. Jackson and Emma Matilda Vogan Jackson. He died July 29, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. While serving his country, he earned the rank of Technician Fourth Grade and received numerous awards and citations for service rendered...
Mary Lou Hicks (08/16/07)
Mary Lou Hicks, 86, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Walter and Nora Eletha (Harrison) Harrison, was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Kedron, Ark. She died Aug. 6, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. Mary Lou was married to Charles B. Hicks on Jan. 13, 1941, at Little Rock, Ark. She worked as a supervisor for Battelstein's Department Store and was a member of the St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock...
Ruth A. Zeigler (08/16/07)
Ruth A. Zeigler, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Vester and Anna (Moore)?Williams, was born on May 11, 1924, at Agnos, Ark. She died Aug. 9, 2007, at the UAMS?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 83. She was united in marriage to Lowell Edward Zeigler on Aug. 1, 1942, at Agnos, Ark., and to this union two children were born...
Payton Dewayne Lovell (08/16/07)
Payton Dewayne Lovell, of Harrisburg, Ark., died Sunday, July 29, 2007, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 33. He was born June 30, 1974, in Wynne, Ark., the son of Don Lovell and Linda Peifer Lovell. Payton worked in the Facilities Management Department for ASU for the past 12 years...
Ernest Nicholson (08/16/07)
Ernest Theodore Nicholson, 90, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Oct. 17, 1916, in Saddle ?Ark. and died Aug. 5, 2007, at Siloam Springs, Ark. Ernest was a lifelong resident of Fulton County, Ark., until he joined the CES and helped build bridges and fight forest fires in Idaho and worked in the wheat harvest in Iowa...
Robert Paul Suffling (08/16/07)
Robert Paul Suffling, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at the VA?Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Dec. 30, 1948, in Tennessee, the son of Ernest and Dorothy Suffling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He owned and operated his own business, "The Cleanup Guys," He was a member of the Lucy Baptist Church in Millington, Tenn., and was also a member of the local American Legion. ...
Mary Louise Ferguson (08/16/07)
Mary Louise Ferguson, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late O.A. Fulbright and Mary Ernestine Saffell Fulbright was born on June 7, 1929, in Barren Fork, Ark. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home in Oxford, at the age of 78. She was united in marriage to Coy Derrell Ferguson on Oct. 31, 1947, in Dover, Ark. To this union three children were born...
Joanna Adams (08/16/07)
Jimmie ?Joanna Pruett Adams, 75, of West Plains, Mo., died at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, in West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. She was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Hocomo, Mo., the daughter of the late John Vernon and Nannie May Fare Pruett. She graduated from the Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, Mo., with the class of 1948...
Maye E. Gilbert (08/16/07)
Maye E. Gilbert, of Mountain Home, Ark., daughter of the late Isaac Dawson and Nancy Crowder Dawson, was born Feb. 17, 1915, at Lanton, Mo. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Ralph ?Horn in 1939 at West Plains, Mo. He preceded her in death and she married Ira Gilbert in 1984 at Mammoth Spring...
Dale Warren Toot (08/16/07)
Dale Warren Toot was born Sept. 7, 1921, the son of Claude Toot and Edna Ingraham Toot in Laredo, Mo. He died Aug. 3, 2007, in Texarkana, Texas, at the age of 85. He was united in marriage in 1941, at Trenton, Mo., to Florence Losey, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage Aug. 5, 1950 at Salem,?Ark., to Clyda Faye Tyree, who preceded him in death Dec. 27, 2006...
Misty Dawn Kelley (08/16/07)
Misty Dawn Kelley, age 34, of Lebanon, Mo., was born March 23, 1973, in Rockford, Ill. She died Aug. 10, 2007, at her home. Survivors include: her husband, Ronald Kelley; two children, Jessica Kelley and ?Ronald Kelley Jr., all of the home in Lebanon, Mo.; her adoptive mother, Donna Cook of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; three brothers, Phillip Ward and Jim West, both of Ashland,?Mo., and Danny Cook of Indiana; one sister, Cheryl Brown of Lebanon, Mo., and numerous other relatives and friends...
Michael Pickett (08/16/07)
A memorial service was held for Michael Pickett Aug. 11 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Horse-shoe Bend, Ark., with Father Wayne Pelkey officiating. Inurnment followed at the Columnbarium at St. Stephen's. Arrangements were by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Catherine Coons (08/22/07)
Catherine Madaleine Coons, daughter of the late George Nowak and Adela Nartowiez Nowak, was born July 19, 1925 in Mineola, New York. She died Aug. 11, 2007 in Brockwell, Ark. at the age of 82 years. She was united in marriage to Roy D. Coons in Flora Park, New York on Nov. 5, 1944, and to this union two children were born...
Terence Joseph Evans (08/22/07)
Terence Joseph Evans, son of Mary Anne Phillips Evans of Evening Shade and the late Neal Edward Evans, was born Nov. 10, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. He died Aug. 15, 2007, at his home near Evening Shade, Ark., at the age of 41. After a short time in the Navy, he was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and discharged. He remained disabled until his death. He was of the Catholic Faith and a member of St. Francis Chapel near Evening Shade...
John Buttocovolo Jr. (08/22/07)
John Buttocovolo Jr. was born the son of the late John Buttocovolo Sr. and Catherine Lombardo Buttocovolo on Dec. 18, 1934, in New Brooklyn, N.J. and died Aug. 14, 2007, in Gatewood, Mo., at the age of 72. He was a veteran of the United States Marines Corp, earning several medals while serving his country during the Korean War...
William "Bill"?Clay (08/22/07)
William "Bill" Clay, son of the late Zack and Bernice "Stockard" Clay, was born March 16, 1925, in Viola, Ark. He died at his home Aug. 6, 2007, at the age of 82. He married Lessie Jean Shrable on Sept. 4, 1950, and to this union, two daughters were born...
Virgil "Joe" Counts (08/22/07)
(Joe) Virgil Wayne Counts, 58, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 13, 2007, at his home. Joe was born Dec. 5, 1948, in Alicia, Ark. the son of Grover and Freda Counts. He lived the last 30 years of his life in Hardy where he owned and operated Counts Construction...
Payton Lovell (08/22/07)
Payton Dewayne Lovell, of Harrisburg, Ark., died July 29, 2007, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 33. He was born June 30, 1974, in Wynne, Ark., the son of Don Lovell and Linda Peifer Lovell. Payton worked in the facilities management department for ASU for the past 12 years...
Draco Allen McCallister (08/22/07)
Draco Allen McCallister was born March 12, 2001, in West Plains, Mo., the son of Travis and Joleen Miller McCallister. He died Aug. 13, 2007, at the age of 6 years. Draco was a special little boy who was blessed with autism. He touched many lives with his personality and smiles...
Michael (Mike) Levosky (08/22/07)
Michael (Mike) David Levosky, 59, of Springdale, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2007, in Springdale. He was born Dec. 6, 1947, in Erie, Pa., the son of Richard and Ina Mary Penvoss Levosky. He installed fire sprinklers for Arkansas Auto Spinkler Company and enjoyed driving and building race cars and bowling...
Carlos Dean Bowers (08/22/07)
Carlos Dean Bowers was born the son of Charley William Bowers and Margaret Louise Brazeal Bowers on March 21, 1951, in Thayer, Mo., and died Aug. 14, 2007, at his home in Thayer. He was united in marriage Sept. 29, 1972, at Thayer to Judy Lea Mask. Carlos was a conductor for the BNSF?Railroad, working a total of 34 years. His favorite pastime was the hours spent with his only grandchild, a granddaughter, Sydney, who he fondly referred to as, "Papa's buddy."...
George Donahue (08/22/07)
George Eugene Donahue, of Violet Hill, Ark., son of the late George Donahue and Edith Scott Donahue, was born March 14, 1922, in Des Moines, Iowa. He died Aug. 11, 2007, in Calico Rock, Ark., at the age of 85 years. He served in the United States Army in Germany during World War II...
Alfia M. Bourne (08/02/07)
Alfia M. Bourne, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, died July 26, 2007, at her home. Alfia was born Sept. 24, 1920, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Mauro and Rosario (Sarbello) Miano, both formerly of Italy. She was an attorney and a member of the Catholic Church...
T. Frank Clark (08/02/07)
T. Frank Clark, age 81, of Granite City, Ill., died July 27, 2007, at the University Nursing and Rehabilitation in Edwards-ville, Ill. He was born Jan. 20, 1926, in Myrtle, Mo., and was the son of the late B.L. and Ora (Crass)?Clark. He married Ellouise Moss on June 16, 1946, in Myrtle. She preceded him in death on Aug. 9, 1987...
Steven Wayne Hulen (08/02/07)
Steven Wayne Hulen, of Salem, Ark., son of Robert Wayne Hulen and the late Ellen (Kelly) Hulen, was born on June 27, 1952, in Mexico, Mo. He died July 22, 2007, at his home in Salem at the age of 55. He lived in Columbia, Mo., most of his life. He moved to Salem and resided for the past two years...
Draven Lestat McEntire (08/02/07)
Draven Lestat McEntire of Jonesboro, Ark., died July 23, 2007, at Little Rock, Ark. He is survived by: his parents, Clayton Cody McEntire and Amber ?Nicole Norris both of Jonesboro; his grandparents, Lisa and Kalvin Mullins of Jonesboro and Clay and Rajeana McEntire of Ash Flat; his great-grandparents, Paralee McEntire of Ash Flat and Wanda Reans of Horseshoe Bend; and one sister, Autumn McEntire of the family home and several aunts and uncles...
Patricia "Patty" French (08/02/07)
Patricia "Patty"?Sue French, 67, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born July 20, 1940, the daughter of David Johnson and Dathine (Thompson) Johnson. She died July 25, 2007, at Cabot, Ark. She worked as a secretary at the Highland High School. She loved to watch her grandchildren in all their activities...
Edna Yancey Smith (08/02/07)
Edna Yancey Smith, 99, of Evening Shade, Ark., was born March 4, 1908 in Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late Melvinia Porterfield Yancey and Walter Burton Yancey. She was a homemaker; a member of the Main Street Church of Christ in Evening Shade. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, quilting and she read her Bible every night...
Dorothy M. Hoyt (08/02/07)
Dorothy M. Hoyt, 90, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, died July 18, 2007, at a Iowa hospital after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Lake Geneva, Wis., the daughter of George and May (Stewart)?Mathison. She married Frank Hoyt on June 18, 1938, in Lake Geneva...
Earl Charles Holland (08/02/07)
Earl Charles Holland, 91, of Cherokee Village died July 21, 2007, at Walnut Ridge as the result of an automobile accident. He had lived the past 27 years at Cherokee Village, moving from Des Monies, Iowa.? He was retired from Minneapolis Honeywell Corporation...
Lela Faye York (08/29/07)
Lela Faye York, of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of the late Ver-non Bently Zeigler and Lillie Florence Coggins Zeigler, was born May 29, 1932, in Glencoe, Ark. She died Aug. 23, 2007, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75...
James W. Helvering (08/29/07)
James W. Helvering, 86, of Bradford, Ark., died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Searcy, Ark. He was born Aug. 12, 1921, at Bradford, Ark., the son of William Howard and Ina Irene (Black) Helvering. He was a 1938 graduate of Bradford High School. Helvering was a Millwright for over 24 years for Fred Beaman Lumber Company and also farmed. ...
Trecie Eva Pendarvis (08/29/07)
Trecie Eva Pendarvis was born the daughter of Herbert Robinson and Rhoda Martin Robinson on Jan. 27, 1928, in Hardy, Ark., and died Aug. 23, 2007, at her home near Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 79 years. She was united in marriage Oct. 23, 1943, at Dell, Ark., to Joddie Pendarvis who preceded her in death April 22, 2006...
Neda Collins (08/29/07)
Neda Collins, 84, of Thayer, Mo., was born April 12, 1923, in Sharp County, Ark., and died Aug. 15, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include: one daughter, Jackie Arnold of Couch, Mo.; three sisters, Mattie Hartwig, Barbara Rogers and Lola Mills, all of Thayer; one brother, Cleo Rogers of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; one grandson, Michael Brewer of Couch; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Elwanda Crow (08/29/07)
Elwanda Crow, 85, of Prescott Valley, Ariz., formerly of Sidney, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2007, at the Shiloh Care Center in Prescott Valley. She was born Aug. 11, 1922, the daughter of Oscar and Rosie (Cartwright) Hassell. She was a retired school teacher, having retired from the Bentonville School Systems after over 30 years. She was a Southern Baptist...
John Ab Short (08/29/07)
John Ab Short, age 88 of Joplin, Mo., died Aug. 16, 2007, at Freeman West Hospital. He was born Sept. 17, 1918, in Sturkie, Ark. He was the son of Joe Ab and Minnie (Jones) Short, the youngest of 13 brothers and sisters. John moved to Joplin in 1997, after living in Tahlequah, Okla., and West Plains, Mo., for many years. He was a farmer and owned several farms located near Caruthersville and Parma in the bootheel region of Missouri...
Violet Samples (08/29/07)
Violet Samples, 85, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2007, in Batesville, Ark. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: two daughters, Esther Susann Oakley of Hardy and Edna Jewell of Idawild, Calif.; two sons, Jesse Samples of Hardy, Kenneth Richard Samples of Riverside, Calif.; sister Naomi Burdette of Maysel, W.Va.; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
Rose May Denton (08/29/07)
Rose May Denton, 80, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 27, 1927, in the Tick Ridge community and died Aug. 16, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Rose loved to quilt, work outside and cook. She was a loving, caring Me-Maw. She was an active member of the Field Creek Pentecostal Church and the VFW Ladies auxiliary...
Gerard James Evans (08/29/07)
Gerard James Evans, son of Mary Anne Phillips Evans of Evening Shade and the late Neal Edward Evans, was born Nov. 10, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. He died Aug. 21, 2007, at his home near Evening Shade, Ark. at the age of 41. During his working years, he was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease. He remained disabled until his death. He was of the Catholic Faith and a member of St. Francis Chapel near Evening Shade...
Mary Williams (08/29/07)
Mary Williams, 84, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2007, at Woodbine Nursing Home in Gladstone, Mo. Mary was born Nov. 30, 1922, in Ash Flat, where she lived until marrying Charlie (Jack) in 1941. They lived in various locations in Arkansas and his home state of Illinois prior to moving to Kansas City in 1950. She made many trips back home to visit and help her parents, brothers and sisters, as well as anyone else who needed her...
Billie "Bill"?McCollum (08/29/07)
Billie Ray "Bill"?McCollum, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late Henry and Ofie (Gilliland)?McCollum was born in Violet Hill, Ark., on March 24, 1924. He died Aug. 24, 2007, at the age of 83. He was united in marriage to Wilma Gaye Floyd on March 21, 1951, and to this union four daughters and one son were born...
Amy Elizabeth Caldwell (08/29/07)
Amy Elizabeth Caldwell was born the daughter of James Otto Thompson and Susie Ann Hayes Thompson on Feb. 17, 1917, in Garfield, Mo., and died Aug. 23, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 90. She was united in marriage on Sept. 21, 1935, at Alton, Mo., to Roy Lee Caldwell, who preceded her in death on July 14, 1994...
Orville Martin Graddy (08/29/07)
Orville Martin Graddy, 90, of Williford, Ark., died Aug. 10, 2007, at St Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Graddy was a retired School Administrator. He is survived by: his wife, Edna Graddy of Williford; one daughter, Norma Carol Cross of Williford; four brothers, Eugene Hawkins of Hardy, John B. ...
Ritchie Collins (08/29/07)
Ritchie Collins was born Nov. 23, 1936, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of Oliver Collins and Rita Washam Collins. He died Aug. 18, 2007, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 70. He was united in marriage July 19, 1971, at St. Louis, Mo., to Myrtle Housdan...
Virginia "Ginny" DePriest (08/29/07)
Virginia "Ginny" Rose DePriest, was born Sept. 3, 1943, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the daughter of Roland B. Williams and Cuba V. Evans Williams. She died Aug. 18, 2007, in Republic, Mo., at the age of 63. She was an employee at the Baxter Lab in Mountain Home, Ark., for 24 years, retiring from her position as payroll clerk. She was baptized at the First Christian Church in Thayer at an early age and was re-baptized and became a member of the Thayer First Baptist Church in September of 2006...
Beatrice McKim (08/29/07)
Beatrice McKim, 85, of San Marcos, Calif., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died July 31, 2007, in California. She was born on Aug. 19, 1921, in Barnesville, Ga. She moved to Detroit, Mich., when she was 12-years-old to live with an aunt and uncle to have more opportunities in life. After graduating at the age of 17, Beatrice went to beauty school. She became a hair-dresser and worked for the next 50 years. She loved her work and the people she met...
William "?Bill" Carhart (08/29/07)
William C. "Bill"?Carhart, 60, died Aug. 19, 2007, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: one sister, Karen G. Perkins and her husband, Bill of Koshkonong, Mo.; one nephew, Clay Perkins of Fairway,?Kan.; one niece,?Lauren Perkins Allen and her husband, Mark of Mission Hills, Kan.; and special friend, Danna Hartley...
David Helmers (08/29/07)
David Lawrence Helmers of Hardy, Ark., formerly of Taylorville, Ill., was born Nov. 14, 1941, in Taylorville, Ill., the son of Alfred and Hazel (Ellerbusch) Helmers, and died Aug. 22, 2007, at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, Ill. He was 65...
Keagan Thomas Sanderson (08/08/07)
Brian and Brandi Sanderson of Melbourne announce the birth of a son on July 10, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Keagan Thomas Sanderson and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tim and Nikki Hurst of Salem...
Jewell M. Hutchison (08/08/07)
Jewell M. Hutchison, 99, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 11, 1908, at Cave City, the daughter of the late Ben and Jessie Flora Hutchinson. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church...
Presley Ruth Adams (08/08/07)
Presley Ann Ruth Adams, age 5 weeks and 4 days, died July 28, 2007. Survivors include: her parents, Beau Adams and Sherry Jones; her brother, Tristan Adams; her grandparents, Anita and Gary Cox of Wilson, Ariz., Sherri and Jody Adams of Hardy, and Morgan Jones of Millington, Tenn.; her great-grandparents, Bill and Nadeane Vaughn of Wilson, Ark., Geoff and Barbara Honeybun of Mathiston, Miss., Morgan James Sr., of Cookeville, Tenn., Bobby James of Hardy and Pat Adams of ?Midwest City, Okla.; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Neva Blanche Arnold (08/08/07)
Neva Blanche Arnold, 91, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 4, 1915, on a homestead in Union County, New Mexico to Johnathan Earl Perigo and Annaliza Urton-Perrigo and died Aug. 1, 2007, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to Clentis Glee Arnold on Aug. 7, 1935, and to this union three daughters were born...
Alvie "A.C." McClaran (08/08/07)
Alvie Cecil "A.C." McClaran, 74, of Wirth, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Franklin, Tenn., son of Robert Mitchell McClaran and Lottie Mae (Sherrill) McClaran. He was united in marriage to Holly Fiaschetti on April 9, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash. ...
Michael W. Hoffmann (08/08/07)
Michael W. Hoffmann, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 1, 2007, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 18, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Emil Hoffmann Sr. and Catherine (Pfeiffer) Hoffmann. He was married to Margaret "Marge" (Kalkbrenner) Hoff-mann. ...
Lottie Mae Koenig (08/08/07)
Lottie Mae Koenig was born the daughter of Edward Clark and Vinnie Cody Clark on May 19, 1927, in Thayer, Mo., and died July 31, 2007, in Trenton, Mo., at the age of 80. She was united in marriage in January of 1952, to George Koenig, who preceded her in death...
Wanda Williams (08/08/07)
Wanda Williams, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Cave City. She was born July 4, 1924, at Lafe, Ark., the daughter of Jonathan Riley Mann and Sarah Either Mann. She was employd at American Greeting Card Corporation and retired after 27 years of service...
Leslie Brian Woods (08/08/07)
Leslie Brian Woods, 28, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 31, 1979, in Salem,?Ark., and died Aug. 1, 2007, near Ravenden Springs, Ark. Survivors include: his wife, Tonya Woods; two daughters, Kailia and Melany, all of the home; his parents, Charles and Victoria Woods of Many Springs, Mo.; one brother, Christopher Woods of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Kyle Campitti of Pittsburg, Kan.; two grandmothers, Erma Woods of ?Many Springs, Mo. ...
Ralph King Jackson (08/08/07)
Ralph King Jackson was born June 13, 1923, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Benjamin F. Jackson and Emma Matilda Vogan Jackson. He died July 29, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II. While serving his country, he earned the rank of Technician Fourth Grade and received numerous awards and citations for service rendered...
Jailee Michelle Tyson (08/08/07)
Jailee Michelle Tyson was born July 25, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain?Home. She weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces. She was welcomed home by her parents Lacee Roper and Jr. Jyson of Mammoth Spring. Maternal grandparents are Cindy and Terry Beeson and Stan James...
Michael Lloyd Pickett (08/08/07)
Michael Lloyd Pickett, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Russell and Eleanor (Smith)?Pickett. He was a member of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Horseshoe Bend...
Nina Maxine Secrease (08/08/07)
Nina Maxine Secrease, of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Royal Douglas and Flora Ida (Hays)?Nash, was born Dec. 9, 1922, in Oil Trough, Ark. She died July 30, 2007, at her home in Camp, Ark., at the age of 84. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She worked in housekeeping at the Fulton County Hospital for 33 years. Maxine was a member of the Salem Pentecostal Church of God...
Delbert Wayne Hughes (08/08/07)
Delbert Wayne ?Hughes died at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., on July 24, 2007, at 80 years of age. He was born Aug. 6, 1926, in Grape Creek, Ill., as the seventh of eight children. Mr. Hughes was married to Virginia Iola Eckel on June 24, 1944, in Danville, Ill. The couple had five daughters. He was a veteran of World War II and served honorably in the U.S. Navy as Seaman First Class aboard the U.S.S. Benjamin Franklin in the North Atlantic, prior to transfer to the U.S.S. Charles Schribner...
Wanda Williams (08/08/07)
Wanda Williams, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Cave City, Ark. She was born July 4, 1924, at Lafe, Ark., the son of Jonathan Riley Mann and Sarah Either Mann. She was employed at American Greeting Card Corporation and retired after 27 years of service. ...
William Clay (08/22/07)
William "Bill" Clay, son of the late Zack and Bernice Stockard Clay, was born March 16, 1925, in Viola, Ark. He died at his home Aug. 6, 2007, at the age of 82. He married Lessie Jean Shrable on Sept. 4, 1950, and to this union, two daughters were born. ...
Virgil Wayne Counts (08/22/07)
Virgil Wayne Counts, 58, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 13, 2007, at his home. Joe was born Dec. 5, 1948, in Alicia, Ark. the son of Grover and Freda Counts. He lived the last 30 years of his life in Hardy where he owned and operated Counts Construction.He is survived by: his wife, Carol Johnson Counts of the home; two sons, "JJ" Joseph Johnson Counts of Bono, and Eric Counts of Cherokee Village; one daughter, Judy Jordan of Cherokee Village; three sisters, Hilda Worthington of Trumann, Brenda Nicholson of Swifton, and Mickey Alberson of Tuckerman; two brothers, Larry Counts of Cherokee Village, and Jimmy Counts of Hardy; four grandchildren, Coty James, Brady Ford, and Jordyn and Eason Counts; and a host of other relatives and friends.Funeral services were held Aug. ...
Terence Joseph Evans (08/22/07)
Terence Joseph Evans, son of Mary Anne Phillips Evans of Evening Shade and the late Neal Edward Evans, was born Nov.10, 1965, in Chicago, Ill. He died Aug. 15, 2007, at his home near Evening Shade at the age of 41 years. After a short time in the Navy, he was diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and discharged. ...
Steven Wayne Hulen (08/02/07)
Steven Wayne Hulen, of Salem, Ark., son of Robert Wayne Hulen and the late Ellen (Kelly) Hulen, was born on June 27, 1952, in Mexico, Mo. He died July 22, 2007, at his home in Salem at the age of 55. He lived in Columbia, Mo., most of his life. He moved to Salem and resided for the past two years. ...
Robert Paul Suffling (08/16/07)
Robert Paul Suffling, 58, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2007, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. He was born Dec. 30, 1948, in Tennessee, the son of Ernest and Dorothy Suffling. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He owned and operated his own business, "The Cleanup Guys," He was a member of the Lucy Baptist Church in Millington, Tenn., and was also a member of the local American Legion. ...
Rose May Denton (08/29/07)
Rose May Denton, 80, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 27, 1927, in the Tick Ridge Community and died Aug. 16, 2007, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Rose loved to quilt, work outside and cook. She was a loving, caring Me-Maw. She was an active member of the Field Creek Pentecostal Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.Survivors include: four granddaughters, Michelle Buchanan and husband Doug of Koshkonong, Mo., Lacey Lingenfelter and husband Justin of Mammoth Spring, Melanie Whittaker and husband Kelvin of Bradleyville, Mo. ...
Patricia "Patty" French (08/02/07)
Patricia "Patty" Sue French, 67, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born July 25, 1940, the daughter of David Johnson and Dathine (Thompson) Johnson. She died July 20, 2007, at Cabot, Ark. She worked as a secretary at the Highland High School. She loved to watch her grandchildren in all their activities.She is survived by: her parents, David and Dathine Johnson; her sons, Michael Joe French of Ash Flat, Mark and Raegan French of Ash Flat, and Roger and Susan French of Cabot; her daughter, Tammie French of Cabot; her brother, Charlie and Cathy Johnson of Ash Flat; her sisters, Doris and Ernie Rose of Hardy, and Ann and Kenny Brewer of Jonesboro, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by: one sister, Sandra Moore; her maternal grandparents, Elmer and Jona Thompson; and her paternal grandparents, Charlie Johnson and Gertrude Pratt.Funeral services were held July 28 at the First Assembly of God in Highland with burial following at the French Cemetery in Cherokee Village. ...
Patsy Pinkston Hannum (08/16/07)
Patsy Pinkston Hannum of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Aug. 9, 2007. She was born in Cave City and was a 1953 graduate of Cave City High School. She is survived by: her sisters, Grace Sade and Evelyn Brincefield, both of Indiana.She was preceded in death by: a sister, Virginia Ballard; and a brother, Jerry Pinkston. Arrangements are under the direction of D.O. McComb and Sons Foster Park Funeral Home...
Presley Ann Ruth Adams (08/08/07)
Presley Ann Ruth Adams, age 5 weeks and 4 days, died July 28, 2007. Survivors include: her parents, Beau Adams and Sherry Jones; her brother, Tristan Adams; her grandparents, Anita and Gary Cox of Wilson, Ariz., Sherri and Jody Adams of Hardy, and Morgan Jones of Millington, Tenn.; her great-grandparents, Bill and Nadeane Vaughn of Wilson, Ark., Geoff and Barbara Honeybun of Mathiston, Miss., Morgan James Sr., of Cookeville, Tenn., Bobby James of Hardy and Pat Adams of Midwest City, Okla.; and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her great-grandparents, Betty Jones, Perry James and Joe Adams.Funeral services were held Aug. ...
Payton Dewayne Lovell (08/22/07)
Payton Dewayne Lovell, of Harrisburg, Ark., died July 29, 2007, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 33. He was born June 30, 1974, in Wynne, Ark., the son of Don Lovell and Linda Peifer Lovell. Payton worked in the facilities management department for ASU for the past 12 years. ...
Michael W. Hoffmann (08/08/07)
Michael W. Hoffmann, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, at his residence. He was born on Oct. 18, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Emil Hoffmann Sr. and Catherine (Pfeiffer) Hoffmann.He was married to Margaret "Marge" (Kalkbrenner) Hoffmann. ...
Neda Collins (08/29/07)
Neda Collins, 84, of Thayer, Mo., was born April 12, 1923, in Sharp County, Ark., and died Aug. 15, 2007, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Survivors include: one daughter, Jackie Arnold of Couch, Mo.; three sisters, Mattie Hartwig, Barbara Rogers and Lola Mills, all of Thayer; one brother, Cleo Rogers of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; one grandson, Michael Brewer of Couch; and numerous other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her parents, Newt Rogers and Merendy Ivey-Rogers; her husband, Arthur Collins; two brothers, Wilburn and Milburn Rogers; and one sister, Neva Watson.Funeral services were held Aug. ...
Mary Williams (08/29/07)
Mary Williams, 84, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2007, at Woodbine Nursing Home in Gladstone, Mo. Mary was born Nov. 30, 1922, in Ash Flat, where she lived until marrying Charlie (Jack) in 1941. They lived in various locations in Arkansas and his home state of Illinois prior to moving to Kansas City in 1950. ...
Michael Lloyd Pickett (08/08/07)
Mitchell Lloyd Pickett, 53, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., formerly of West Memphis, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend. He was born Dec. 1, 1953, in Dallas, Texas, the son of Russell and Eleanor (Smith) Pickett. He was a member of the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church of Horseshoe Bend. ...
Mary Lou Hicks (08/16/07)
Mary Lou Hicks, 86, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Walter and Nora Eletha (Harrison) Harrison, was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Kedron, Ark. She died Aug. 6, 2007, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark. Mary Lou was married to Charles B. ...
Michael (Mike) David Levosky (08/22/07)
Michael (Mike) David Levosky, 59, of Springdale, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2007, in Springdale. He was born Dec. 6, 1947, in Erie, Pa., the son of Richard and Ina Mary Penvoss Levosky. He installed fire sprinkles for Arkansas Auto Spinkler Company and enjoyed driving and building race cars and bowling.He is survived by: his wife, Dorothy Levosky, of the home; two sons, Donald James Levosky and Kimmy, of Springdale, Ark.; and Randy Wood and Allie of Fayetteville, Ark.; one daughter, Kimberly Young and Randy of Springdale; one sister, Mary Smith of El Paso, Texas; and three grandchildren, Savannah Wood, Dylon Young and Happie Ward.Cremation will be under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home. ...
Jewell M. Hutchison (08/08/07)
Jewell M. Hutchison, 99, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 11, 1908, at Cave City, the daughter of the late Walter Ben and Jessie Flora Hutchinson. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church.Survivors include: one son, Raymond Hutchison of Cave City; three daughters, Della Perkey and Oretha Perkey both of Cave City and Ruthel Shirley of St. ...
Edna Yancey Smith (08/02/07)
Edna Yancey Smith, 99, of Evening Shade, Ark., was born March 4, 1908, in Oxford, Ark., the daughter of the late Melvinia Porterfield Yancey and Walter Burton Yancey. She was a homemaker; a member of the Main Street Church of Christ in Evening Shade. ...
Earl Greenwood (08/02/07)
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 a niece, Juanita Powell, N.J.He was preceded in death by his father and mother Earl Greenwood Sr. ...
Earl Charles Holland (08/02/07)
Earl Charles Holland, 91, of Cherokee Village died July 21, 2007, at Walnut Ridge as the result of an automobile accident. He had lived the past 27 years at Cherokee Village, moving from Des Moines, Iowa.He was retired from Minneapolis Honeywell Corporation. ...
Elwanda Crow (08/29/07)
Elwanda Crow, 85, of Prescott Valley, Ariz., formerly of Sidney, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2007, at the Shiloh Care Center in Prescott Valley. She was born Aug. 11, 1922, the daughter of Oscar and Rosie (Cartwright) Hassell. She was a retired school teacher, having retired from the Bentonville School Systems after more than 30 years. ...
Dorothy M. Hoyt (08/02/07)
Dorothy M. Hoyt, 90, of Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, died July 18, 2007, at a Iowa hospital after a brief illness. She was born Dec. 23, 1916, in Lake Geneva, Wis., the daughter of George and May (Stewart) Mathison She married Frank Hoyt on June 18, 1938, in Lake Geneva. ...
Draven Lestat McEntire (08/02/07)
Draven Lestat McEntire of Jonesboro, Ark., died July 23, 2007, at Little Rock, Ark. He is survived by: his parents, Clayton Cody McEntire and Amber Nicole Norris both of Jonesboro; his grandparents, Lisa and Kalvin Mullins of Jonesboro and Clay and Rajeana McEntire of Ash Flat; his great-grandparents, Paralee McEntire of Ash Flat and Wanda Reans of Horseshoe Bend; and one sister, Autumn McEntire of the family home; and several aunts and uncles.Graveside services were held July 28 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Cherokee Village with Bro. ...
David Helmers (08/29/07)
David Lawrence Helmers of Hardy, Ark., formerly of Taylorville, Ill., was born Nov. 14, 1941, in Taylorville, Ill., the son of Alfred and Hazel (Ellerbush) Helmers, and died Aug. 22, 2007, at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville, Ill. He was 65...
Catherine Madaleine Coons (08/22/07)
Catherine Madaleine Coons, daughter of the late George Nowak and Adela Nartowiez Nowak, was born July 19, 1925, in Mineola, New York. She died Aug. 11, 2007, in Brockwell, Ark. at the age of 82 years. She was united in marriage to Roy D. Coons in Flora Park, New York, on Nov. ...
Beatrice McKim (08/29/07)
Beatrice McKim, 85, of San Marcos, Calif., formerly of Hardy, Ark., died July 31, 2007, in California. She was born on Aug. 19, 1921, in Barnesville, Ga. She moved to Detroit, Mich., when she was 12-years-old to live with an aunt and uncle to have more opportunities in life. ...
Betti J. MacElroy (08/16/07)
Bettie J. MacElroy nee Gorham, 87, of Belleville, Ill., died Aug. 8, 2007, at Kenneth Hall Regional Hospital in E. St. Louis, Ill. She was born Oct. 24, 1919, in Caldwell, New Jersey. She was preceded in death by: her Husband, William R. MacElroy; her parents, Clarence F. ...
Bill Cooper Trimble (08/02/07)
Bill Cooper Trimble, 68, of Hardy, Ark., died at home Friday, July 27, 2007. He was born March 21, 1939, in Little Rock, Ark., the son of the late Woodrow Cooper and Eldred Marie Trimble of Stuttgart. Mr. Trimble was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, and retired from the publishing business in Hardy. ...
Alfia M. Bourne (08/02/07)
Alfia M. Bourne, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, died July 26, 2007, at her home. Alfia was born Sept. 24, 1920, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of the late Mauro and Rosario (Sarbello) Miano, both formerly of Italy. She was an attorney and a member of the Catholic Church.She is survived by: her sister, Concetta Lopez of Cherokee Village; a sister-in-law, Loretta Miano of California; a nephew, Salvator Miano of Hardy; three nieces, Helene Robertson of Cherokee Village, Antoinette Cuccia and Jaqlyn Glass both of California; and several great-nephews; and great-nieces. ...
Alvie "A.C." McClaran (08/08/07)
Alvie Cecil "A.C." McClaran, 74, of Wirth, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Dec. 20, 1932, in Franklin, Tenn., the son of Robert Mitchell McClaran and Lottie Mae (Sherrill) McClaran.He was united in marriage to Holly Fiaschetti on April 9, 1956, in Vancouver, Wash. ...