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Obituaries from March 2008

Heinrich Kutsch (03/14/08)
Heinrich Ferdianand Kutsch, 96, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at his residence. He was born in Essen, Germany, on Aug. 27, 1911, the son of the late Henrich and Martha (Pieper) Kutsch. He worked as a sheetmetal worker for a fabrication company and was a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Heath Baird (03/14/08)
Heath Baird, 26, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 26, 2008, at Locust Grove, Ark. He was born April 8, 1981, at Jonesboro, Ark. the son of Karen Kuykendall and Bill Powers. He was a hydroelectric maintenance operator for Trans Tec and was of the Baptist faith...
Zala Johnson (03/14/08)
Zala Beatrice Thompkins, Johnson, 87, of Zion, Ark., daughter of the late Edgar Birdwell Thompkins and Suda Hatten Thompkins, was born Jan. 13, 1921, in Poinsett County, Ark. She died Feb. 27, 2008, in Calico Rock, Ark She was united in marriage to James C. ...
Kenneth Franklin King (03/14/08)
Kenneth Franklin King, 77, of Cherokee Village, died March 4, 2008, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center in Ash Flat He was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Rector, Ark., to Jewell King and Marie (Duffel) King. Kenneth graduated from Rector High School in 1949 and later that year married Mary Virginia Morris on Aug. 6, 1949, in Detroit, Mich., while Kenneth was working at the Cadillac Motor Company...
Lois Lee Wehrer (03/14/08)
Lois Lee Wehrer, 91, of Calico Rock, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at White River?Healthcare in Calico Rock, Ark. She was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 2, 1917, the daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Young) Everhardt. She was united in marriage to Ralph K. Wehrer on Oct. 8, 1939, in Kansas City, Kan...
Terry Lynn Barnes (03/14/08)
Terry Lynn Barnes, 43, son of Jack and Shirley (Hill)?Barnes of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 3, 2008, in White County. He was born Jan. 24, 1965, in Batesville, Ark. He was a masonry brick layer/painter, owning his own business in Olathe, Kan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Batesville Church of Christ...
Barbara Jean Prichard (03/14/08)
Barbara Jean Prichard, 54, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born on April 2, 1953, in South Haven, Miss., and died March 2, 2008, at her home. Survivors include: five sisters, Audie Streeter of Charlevoux, Miss., Bobbie Bodfish of South Haven, Miss., Lorna Smith of Mammoth Spring, Mary Goddard of Thayer, Mo., and Rita Shurr of South Haven, Miss.; two brothers, Danny Lee ?Young of Mammoth Spring, and Donald Kenneth Young also of Mammoth Spring; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Gilbert Razinha Sr. (03/14/08)
Gilbert Richard Razinha Sr., 78, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 2, 1929, in FairHaven, Maine, and died Feb. 29, 2008, at his home. He was an active member of the Mammoth Spring VFW, Thayer American Legion and George D. Hay Foundation. Survivors include: his wife, Mary (Hallum) Razinha of the home; one son, Gilbert Razinha Jr. ...
Frank A. Russo (03/14/08)
Frank A. Russo, 82, of Cave City, Ark., died March 3, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 3, 1926, in the Bronx, N.Y., the son of Sando and Mary (Izzo) Russo. He was a maintenance supervisor and bus driver for Evening Shade School for 29 years...
Leo Loyd Griffin (03/14/08)
Leo Loyd Griffin, 71, of Batesville, Ark., died March 3, 2008 at the Batesville Health Care Center in Batesville. He was born on Sept. 29, 1936, at Lexa, Ark., the son of the late Otto and Mildred Griffin. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and was a member of the Desha First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon...
Lowell Eagans (03/14/08)
Lowell Eagans, 68, of Strawberry, Ark., died March 6, 2008, at a Batesville hospital. He was born April 7, 1939, at Lynn, Ark. to Oscar and Mary (Davis) Eagan. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, retired from Con Agra Foods. He was a member of the Mt. Harmony Free Will Baptist Church in Saffell...
Charles Keith Hackworth (03/14/08)
Charles Keith Hackworth was born March 27, 1940, at Couch, Mo., the son of Charles Lee "Happy" Hackworth and Joie Imogene (Harper) Hackworth. He died March 6, 2008, at Birch Tree, Mo. at the age of 67. He attended Couch Elementary School and graduated from Doniphan High School...
Susan Blevins (03/14/08)
Susan Ella "Mammy" Standerford Blevins of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late Walter Standerford and Molly Irene Morrison Standerford, was born Dec. 24, 1915, in Spring Hill, Ark. She died March 2, 2008 in Salem, Ark., at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Gilbert E. "Pappy" Blevins on Oct. 5, 1932, and to this union four children were born...
Lawrence "L.A." Ford (03/14/08)
Lawrence Allen "L.A." Ford, 84, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Many Springs community, was born Feb. 17, 1924, in Alton, Mo., and died March 2, 2008, at NHC HealthCare in West ?Plains, Mo. Survivors include: his wife, Betty (Guffey) Ford of the home; two daughters, Barbara Martin and husband, Kenneth, and Shirley Green and husband, David; two grandchildren, Rex Martin and Sonya Martin, all of Bois D'Arc; one step-son, Clinton Guffey and wife, Vicky of West Plains, Mo.; two step-grandchildren, Heather Bunch and husband, Mark, and Barbara Guffey all of West Plains; two step-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Anna Barton of Peace Valley, Mo., Delora Vest and Martha Warren of Alton, Mo., and Olive Bales of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; one brother, David Ford of Peace Valley, Mo.; a special nephew, Cleve Warren of West Plains; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Helen Geneva Huett (03/05/08)
Helen Geneva Venice Huett, 88, of Viola, Ark., died Feb. 24, 2008, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born in Gamaliel, Ark., on May 30, 1919, the daughter of the late Clarence George and Ethel Maxine (Walker) Talburt...
Max Humphries (03/05/08)
Charles Max Humphries, 64 of Glencoe, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born in Glencoe, Ark., on Jan. 11, 1944, the son of the late George Thomas and Violet Olevia (Coggins) Humphries. He worked as a farmer, stock contractor and was a real estate agent with Arkansas Foothills Realty. He was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Salem, Ark...
Madgeleen Armstrong (03/05/08)
Madgeleen Armstrong, 68, of Garnett, Kan., formerly of Ulysses, Kan., died Feb. 27, 2008, at the Anderson County Long Term Care Facility in Garnett, Kan. She was born Oct. 29, 1939, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Noble Ray and Cleta Madge (Henry) Bowling...
Beulah M. Bradley (03/05/08)
Beulah M. Bradley, 100, of Des Arc, Ark., died Feb. 23, 2008, at a Des Arc nursing home. She was born Dec. 16, 1907, at Sardis, Miss., the daughter of William Anderson and Anna (Pruitt) Johnson. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade...
Loyd Farrell Phenix (03/05/08)
Loyd Farrell Phenix was born March 13, 1928, at Myrtle, Mo., the son of Robert Phenix and Gradie Wetzel Phenix. He died Feb. 22, 2008, at his home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 79. He was united in marriage Nov. 9, 1949, at Walnut Ridge, Ark., to Wanda Lee Honnoll...
Justin Matthew Crews (03/05/08)
Justin Matthew Crews, 21, of Alton, Mo., was born July 29, 1986, in Springfield, Mo., and died Feb. 24, 2008. He was a member of the Alton Freewill Baptist Church, having been recently baptized. He was a graduate of Alton High School and after attending college he was employed at the local John Deere dealership and most recently the Rienmuth Garage...
Kathryn Mincemoyer (03/05/08)
Kathryn Mincemoyer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 28, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 5, 1914, at Fairdale, Ill., the daughter of Fred James Gibson and Lulu Grace Vincent Gibson. She had been an accountant for a manufacturing company in Illinois for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Eleanor Anderson McDougal (03/05/08)
Eleanor Anderson McDougal, 78, of Stanton, Tenn., formerly of Russell, Ark., died Feb. 29, 2008, at a Brownsville, Tenn., hospital. She was born Sept. 27, 1929, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Fred and Ella Taylor Anderson. She was a homemaker, a member of the quilting guild in Memphis and a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis...
Keith Harmon (03/05/08)
Keith Harmon of Southfork, Mo., son of David and Sandra Harmon of Jonesboro, Ark., was born June 9, 1970, in Calico Rock, Ark. He died Feb. 26, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 37. He graduated from Melbourne High School in 1987. He was united in marriage to Melissa Galloway on Jan. 3, 1997, and to this union two daughters were born. At the time of his death he was employed as a carpenter. He was of the Baptist faith...
Wilda Russell (03/05/08)
Wilda Maye Hortense Russell, of Lanton, Mo., daughter of the late Albert Dewey Russell and Bessie Edith Hughes Russell, was born Sept. 19, 1928, in West Plains Mo. She died Feb. 26, 2008, at her home in Lanton at the age of 79. She was employed for many years at a shoe factory and a lamp factory, and then spent the next 33 years with Con-Agra in Marshall, Mo., where she retired...
David G. Cox (03/05/08)
David G. Cox was born Jan. 4, 1912, at Thayer, Mo., the son of Fred Cox and Anna Brazeal Cox. He died Feb. 27, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 96. He was united in marriage March 4, 1939, at Thayer, Mo., to Mattie M. Hallock, who preceded him in death April 9, 1994...
James Williams (03/05/08)
James Telmege Williams, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 13, 2008, at the Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Kenton, Tenn., the son of Jacob L. Williams and Normie (Luker)?Williams. He served in the United States Army until he retired as a Major. He was in many American Veterans clubs such as the American Legion and the VFW...
Etta Jean Robertson (03/05/08)
Etta Jean Robertson, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born June 30, 1931, in Westview, Ind., and died Feb. 19, 2008, at her home. Survivors include: one son, Roger McManus Sr. and wife, Judy of Worchester, Mass.; four daughters, Sandra Ponder of Granite City,?Ill., Deborah Rosborough of Alton, Dora Fickinger and husband, Terry of Alhambra, Ill., Sheri Smith and husband Robert of West Plains, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five brothers, James, Donald, Richard, Phillip and Joseph; four sisters, Eve, June, Arlene and Darlene; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Linda Gay Brewer (03/05/08)
Linda Gay Brewer was born the daughter of Mose Brewer and Bernice Clark Brewer on June 23, 1942, at Myrtle, Mo., and died Feb. 26, 2008, in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 65. She worked at the Oregon County Sheltered Workshop in Alton until 2000, when she and her sister, June moved to St. Louis, Mo...
William Warren Black (03/05/08)
William Warren Black, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at his residence in Mammoth Spring. He served in the Army during WWII. He is survived by: three sons, Tim Black of Mammoth Spring, Richard Black of Peel, Ark., and Pat Black of Shrevport, La.; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren...
Norma Anderson (03/05/08)
Norma Jean "Jeanie" Anderson, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born sept. 1, 1938, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 28, 2008, at the Baxter County Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Jeanie, along with her husband Bob, were long-time owner/operators of the Alton Florist in Alton...
Jayden Burba (03/05/08)
Jayden Alexander Burba, infant son of Ricky and Jessica Burba of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2008, at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. Survivors include: his parents, Ricky and Jessica Burba; big brother, Austin Michael Burba; big sister, Rebecca Pearl Burba; twin sister, Alexandria Jade Burba all of the home; paternal grandparents, Larry and Lola Burba of Cave City; maternal grandmother, Linda Penner of Drasco; one aunt, Amanda Burba of Cave City; two uncles, Matthew Burba of Cave City and Daniel Burba of Jacksonville; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Robert C. Bledsoe (03/05/08)
No services are planned at this time for Robert C. Bledsoe, 88, of Thayer, Mo.? Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson, Mo. Burial will be at a later date in the Koshkonong Cemetery in Koshkonong, Mo...
Ona Bradley (03/05/08)
Ona Bradley, 85, of Newport, Ark., died Feb. 27, 2008. She was a member of Tuckerman Free Will Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Ricky Bradley (Verla) of Swifton; her daughters, Carolyn Rogers (Larry) of Jonesboro, Carol Hager of Augusta, Linda Worthington (Douglas) of Ash Flat and Barbara Alcorn (Bobby) of Tuckerman; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren...
Richard Brittingham (03/05/08)
Richard Frank Brittingham, 89, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 24, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. Brittingham was a supervisor at the St. Louis County Health Unit. Before moving to Missouri Richard worked as a Funeral Director and Embal-mer in Little Rock. He was the son of the late Richard Brittingham and the late Willie (Reid) Brittingham...
Robert E. Zeck (03/05/08)
Robert "Bob" Edmund Joseph Szczech was born July 2, 1913, in Minneapolis, Minn., and died Feb. 21, 2008, in Salem, Ark. He was a retired lawyer, a graduate of De La Salle High School in Minneapolis and a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn. He practiced law in Minnesota until his retirement in 1978, when he moved to Cherokee Village. He also practiced for a short time while in Arkansas...
Myrtice Davis Cooper (03/20/08)
Myrtice Davis Cooper was born the daughter of Clarence Edwin Davis and Lola Gray Davis on March 15, 1913, in Thayer, Mo., and died March 7, 2008, at Springfield, Mo., at the age of 94. She was united in marriage Oct. 27, 1937, in Thayer, to Claude Wesley Cooper Jr. who preceded her in death on May 14, 1985...
William C. Schaffert (03/20/08)
William C. Schaffert, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 8, 2008, at his home. He was born March 11, 1938, in Berwyn, Ill., the son of William C. Schaffert Sr. and Doris (Hoffman) Schaffert. He was united in marriage to Carol Rickert on May 16, 1961, in Illinois...
Mildred Thomas (03/20/08)
Mildred Thomas, 80, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Jan. 16, 1928, at Oxford, Ark., the daughter of Houston and Cassie Yancey. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: two sons, Buster Thomas of Evening Shade and Malcom Thomas of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Verlene Barber of Floral and Sue Johnston of Evening Shade; five grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers; two sisters; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Willie "Faye" Cowens (03/20/08)
Willie "Faye"?Cowens, 69, of Thayer, Mo., died March 11, 2008, in the Fulton County Hospital at Salem, Ark. She was born Sept. 8, 1938, in Phil Campbell, Ala., the daughter of Floyd Stidham and Robie Evans Stidham. On Jan. 19, 1957, she was married at Peoria, Ill., to William Cowens who preceded her in death on May 7, 2003...
Jerry Lavern Davis (03/20/08)
Jerry Lavern Davis of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 10, 2008, at his home at the age of 61. Jerry was born in Witchita Falls, Texas. He was a reptologist for over 40 years and worked at the Little Rock Zoo. He is survived by: his mother, Ruth Davis; and one sister, Rose Lam both of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Michelle Lynn Hubbard and Shannon Lynn Davis both of Jonesboro; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Joshua Ivan Bondie (03/20/08)
Joshua Ivan Bondie, 23, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 6, 2008, at Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Flint, Mich., on March 5, 1985, the son of Randy and Sharleen Ann (Davis) Johnston. He worked as a carpenter. He is survived by: his parents, Randy and Sharleen Johnston of Horseshoe Bend; fiancee, Lauren Beaumont of Horseshoe Bend; a brother, Jeffrey Bondie and wife, Jennifer, of Flint, Mich.; his grandmother, Beverly Davis of Mt. ...
Lena "Maxine"?Smith (03/20/08)
Lena "Maxine" Smith, 86, of Calico Rock, Ark., died Sunday, March 9, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born July 28, 1921, in Newburg, Ark. the daughter of Robert Lee Reid and Josie Bell Clark Reed. She was a homemaker and a farmer. She was a member of Brockwell Church of Christ and a member of the Extension Homemakers Club...
Artie Marie Estes (03/20/08)
Artie Marie Estes, 87, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late John Wesley and Nettie Lee (Thomas) Boothe, was born Oct. 28, 1920, at Ash Flat, Ark. She died March 12, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Lowell Leslie "Jack" Estes on May 12, 1945, at Agnos, Ark. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Viola Baptist Church and the Fulton County Retired Teacher's Association...
Warrn H. Sackoff (03/20/08)
Warren H. Sackoff, 84, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 14 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Herman and Emma (Glaser) Sackoff. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He moved to Cherokee Village three years ago from Wheaton, Ill. He was of the Melodist faith...
Lane "Cat" Lejeune (03/20/08)
Lane "Cat"?Lejeune, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Evangeline, La., died March 9, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 1, 1941, at Crowley,??La., to Emile and Bernice LeJeune. He was a motor man for Diamond Offshore Drilling Company for 45 years and was of the Catholic faith...
Charles Michael Grimes (03/20/08)
Charles Michael Grimes, 46, of Battlefield, Mo., was born June 14, 1961, in Illinois and died in Springfield, Mo., on March 5, 2008. He worked at Bass Pro where he enjoyed working with boats. He is survived by: his wife, Eva Chism; his father, J.L. Grimes; his daughter, Misty Grimes; a brother, Joe Leslie Grimes; a sister, Linda Mahaffey and husband, Roger Mahaffey; his step-children, Johnnie Coffer and Pete Shive; his grandchildren, Memphys Starks, Kaemyn Starks and Tassie Shive; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Lavern Hall (03/20/08)
Lavern Hall, 76, of Batesville, Ark., died March 8, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 17, 1931, at Frisco City, Ala., to Erskin and Olympia Akins Ward. She was a homemaker, retired from the White River Medical Center in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Linda Sue Engle (03/20/08)
Linda Sue Engle, 60, of Sidney, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 18, 1947, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Dillard Odell and Ann (Fillmore)?Hightower. She had worked for Capital Mercury Shirt Factory in Salem and Melbourne and Unifirst in Cave City and was a member of the Sidney Baptist Church at Sidney...
Mary Irene White (03/20/08)
Mary Irene White was born the daughter of George W. Curtis and Lizzie Seward Curtis on May 23, 1922, in Rives, Tenn., and died March 5, 2008, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage Dec. 29, 1947, in Alcorn County, Miss., to Lee Roland White, who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2008...
Leona Pearl Rogers Denton (03/20/08)
Leona Pearl Rogers Denton, 88, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Aug. 6, 1919, in Fulton County, Ark., and died March 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Survivors include: one son, Jim Denton and wife, Imogene of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Sharon Myers of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Gladys Tomkins of Thayer; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren...
Edward Charles Mescher (03/20/08)
Edward Charles Mescher, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born March 16, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Charles and Katherine Mescher. He was united in marriage to Billy Jean Toler on June 1, 1968, in Bellville, Ill...
Donald G. Duvall (03/20/08)
Donald G. Duvall, 77, of Williford, Ark., died March 15, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He is survived by: his daughters, Jean Eklund of Mount Prospect, Ill., Brenda Parrish of Cary, Ill., Sue Compton of Algonquin, Ill., Cindy Brasie of Crystal Lake, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren...
Dorothy A. Chalcraft (03/20/08)
Dorothy A. Chalcraft, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 11, 2008, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Jack Clark Jr. (03/20/08)
Jack Clark Jr., was born April 27, 1926, in Houston, Mo., the son of Jack B. Clark and Sally Lou Henley Clark. He died March 15, 2008, in West ?Plains, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage on April 1, 1950, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Betty Jo Merritt...
Roy B. Washam (03/20/08)
Roy B. Washam was born Oct. 27, 1920, in Marceline, Mo., the son of the late Arthur Earl Washam and Zedna Belle Waller Washam. He died March 4, 2008, in Malvern, Pa., at the age of 87. He was united in marriage to Lena Mae Bradshaw. He was later united in marriage on July 4, 1942, at Liberty, Mo., to Louise Qualls, who preceded him in death ?Nov. 2, 1995...
Keith Alan Force (03/20/08)
Keith Alan Force, 58, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 10, 2008, in Mountain?Home, Ark. He was born Aug. 5, 1949, in Danville, Ill., the son of Joseph Force and Shirley Dunbar Force. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He moved to Sharp County in February of 1996 from Austin, Texas...
Kathryn Mincemoyer (03/20/08)
Memorial services for Kathryn Mincemoyer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., who died Feb. 28, 2008, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22 at the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church with Rev. Jimmy Anderson officiating. There will be no visitation...
Frances B. Holz (03/20/08)
Frances B. Holz, 99, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center, formerly the North Arkansas Life Care Center, in Horseshoe Bend. She was born March 14, 1908. Direct burial followed in Brookfield, Wis., at the Wisconsin Memorial Park...
Theodore Trimmer (03/27/08)
Theodore Vincent (Ted) Trimmer, 74, of Glencoe, Ark., died March 18, 2008, at ?Hospice of the Ozarks ?Hospice House in Mountain?Home, Ark. He was born in Torrington, Wyo., on June 23, 1933, the son of the late Kenneth Lyle and Alice Rose (Shimbur) Trimmer...
Vida M. McBride (03/27/08)
Vida M. McBride, 84, of Leesburg, Fla., died March 15, 2008. She was born in Thayer, Mo., and moved to Leesburg in 2006 from Lansing, Mich. She was a homemaker and a member of the South 15th Street Church of Christ in Leesburg along with the Order of the Eastern Star in St. Clair Shores, Mich...
R.C. Bullock (03/27/08)
R.C. Bullock, 60, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Daniel and Ruby (Pierce)?Bullock. He died March 18, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Rose Richardson on Aug. 28, 1981, in Thayer, Mo., who survives. ...
Albert (Bart) Rodman (03/27/08)
Albert Waymon (Bart) Rodman, 58, of Oxford, Ark., son of Glenna Faye Melton Rodman and the late Albert Steven Rodman, was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Bandmill, Ark. He died March 18, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in ?Mountain?Home. He was united in marriage to Billie Taylor on March 21, 1969, at Oxford. To this union two children were born. He was employed by Davidson Chevrolet for 25 years as an auto mechanic...
Ruby Looney (03/27/08)
Ruby Marie Looney was born the daughter of William D. Murrell and Minnie Mae Riley Murrell on Oct. 5, 1914, in Bodgett, Mo., and died March 17, 2008, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 93. She was united in marriage on Dec. 12, 1939, at Sikeston, Mo., to Manuel Corwin Looney who preceded her in death Aug. 17, 1999...
Frances B. Holz (03/27/08)
Frances B. Holz, 99, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born March 14, 1908, in Chassell, Mich., to the late Eugene and Adeline (Lundy) Burdick. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Mildred Trantham (03/27/08)
Mildred Trantham, 94, of Searcy, Ark., died March 12, 2008. She was born Nov. 20, 1913, in Job, Mo., the daughter of William Bascum and Grace Jenkins Clark. She retired from General Motors where she was a bookkeeper. She was a member of College Church of Christ...
Joe Denton Craine (03/27/08)
Joe Denton Craine of Festus, Mo., formerly of Mammoth Spring, was born Aug. 22, 1929, to George Thomas Craine and Lilly Jane Wightner Craine. He died March 18, 2008, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City,?Mo., at the age of 78. He was united in marriage to Netta Ameilia Oyler on May 16, 1946, in Mammoth Spring. He was a carpenter employed by Kloester Construction in St. Louis, Mo., for 40 years. He was a member of the Protestant Church for 60 years...
Casey W. Catt (03/27/08)
Casey W. Catt, 76, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died March 20, 2008, at the Fulton County?Hospital in Salem, Ark. ?He was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Earl E. Catt and Mable (Cobb) Catt. He worked as an electrician for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a Mason and was member of the Highland Hills Baptist Church...
Bessie Heath (03/27/08)
Bessie Heath, 88, of Melbourne, Ark., died March 19, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born June 28, 1919, at Charlotte, Ark., the daughter of James Luther and Lydia Anne (Ross) Wilson. She was a homemaker and member of Belview Baptist Church at Melbourne...
Preston Earl Higgins (03/27/08)
Preston Earl Higgins, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Earl and Presty (Fletcher) Higgins, was born March 27, 1930, at St. Louis, Mo. He died March 21, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Betty Ann Jovro on Oct. 16, 1949, at St. Louis, Mo. He worked as a truck driver before moving to Salem in 1989, with his wife, where they owned and operated Cedar Hill Station and Storage for 16 years. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War...
Paul Joseph Fischer (03/27/08)
Paul Joseph Fischer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 17, 2008, at his residence. He was born Oct. 30, 1914, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Carl T. Fischer and Mary C. (Hermann)?Fischer. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. ...
Olive Rayburn (03/27/08)
Olive Rayburn, 86, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died March 16, 2008, at the Fulton County?Hospital in Salem. She was born March 2, 1922, in Kekalb, County, Ill., to Swen and Malinda (Ream)?Anderson. She was a retired factory worker having worked in Illinois...
Alice Louise Tally (03/27/08)
Alice Louise Tally, 85, of Thayer, Mo., was born July 9, 1922, in Fond Du Lac, Wis., and died March 17, 2008, at her home. Survivors include: three dughters, Linda Marcotte and Karen Carter both of Thayer, Mo., and Carol Forceman of Minnesota; one son, Bruce Espedal of Dayton, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Meda Phenix Conley (03/27/08)
Meda Irene Phenix Conley was born on March 7, 1945, in Myrtle, Mo., the daughter of the late Robert Washington Phenix and Gratie Erma Wetzel Phenix. She died on March 20, 2008, in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Jimmie Howard Conley on June 10, 1977, at Thayer, Mo., and they shared 31 years together...
Johnny "John" Futrell (03/27/08)
Johnny "John" Futrell of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Jan. 10, 1943, and died March 17, 2008, at Regency Hospital of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville. He is survived by: his wife, Kay, of Cherokee Village; three children, Brent Futrell (Cori) of Washington, D.C., Heather (Jim) Landstrom of Redford, Mich., and Jason Futrell of Cherokee Village; two grandchildren, Matthew and David of Redford, Mich...
Barbara Jean Prichard (03/14/08)
Barbara Jean Prichard, 54, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born on April 2, 1953, in South Haven, Miss., and died March 2, 2008, at her home. Survivors include: five sisters, Audie Streeter of Charlevoux, Miss., Bobbie Bodfish of South Haven, Miss., Lorna Smith of Mammoth Spring, Mary Goddard of Thayer, Mo., and Rita Shurr of South Haven, Miss.; two brothers, Danny Lee ?Young of Mammoth Spring, and Donald Kenneth Young also of Mammoth Spring; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Gilbert Razinha Sr. (03/14/08)
Gilbert Richard Razinha Sr., 78, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 2, 1929, in FairHaven, Maine, and died Feb. 29, 2008, at his home. He was an active member of the Mammoth Spring VFW, Thayer American Legion and George D. Hay Foundation. Survivors include: his wife, Mary (Hallum) Razinha of the home; one son, Gilbert Razinha Jr. ...
Charles Keith Hackworth (03/14/08)
Charles Keith Hackworth was born March 27, 1940, at Couch, Mo., the son of Charles Lee "Happy" Hackworth and Joie Imogene (Harper) Hackworth. He died March 6, 2008, at Birch Tree, Mo. at the age of 67. He attended Couch Elementary School and graduated from Doniphan High School...
Susan Blevins (03/14/08)
Susan Ella "Mammy" Standerford Blevins of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late Walter Standerford and Molly Irene Morrison Standerford, was born Dec. 24, 1915, in Spring Hill, Ark. She died March 2, 2008 in Salem, Ark., at the age of 92. She was united in marriage to Gilbert E. "Pappy" Blevins on Oct. 5, 1932, and to this union four children were born...
Frank A. Russo (03/14/08)
Frank A. Russo, 82, of Cave City, Ark., died March 3, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 3, 1926, in the Bronx, N.Y., the son of Sando and Mary (Izzo) Russo. He was a maintenance supervisor and bus driver for Evening Shade School for 29 years...
Lowell Eagans (03/14/08)
Lowell Eagans, 68, of Strawberry, Ark., died March 6, 2008, at a Batesville hospital. He was born April 7, 1939, at Lynn, Ark. to Oscar and Mary (Davis) Eagan. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, retired from Con Agra Foods. He was a member of the Mt. Harmony Free Will Baptist Church in Saffell...
Lawrence "L.A." Ford (03/14/08)
Lawrence Allen "L.A." Ford, 84, of West Plains, Mo., formerly of Many Springs community, was born Feb. 17, 1924, in Alton, Mo., and died March 2, 2008, at NHC HealthCare in West ?Plains, Mo. Survivors include: his wife, Betty (Guffey) Ford of the home; two daughters, Barbara Martin and husband, Kenneth, and Shirley Green and husband, David; two grandchildren, Rex Martin and Sonya Martin, all of Bois D'Arc; one step-son, Clinton Guffey and wife, Vicky of West Plains, Mo.; two step-grandchildren, Heather Bunch and husband, Mark, and Barbara Guffey all of West Plains; two step-great-grandchildren; four sisters, Anna Barton of Peace Valley, Mo., Delora Vest and Martha Warren of Alton, Mo., and Olive Bales of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; one brother, David Ford of Peace Valley, Mo.; a special nephew, Cleve Warren of West Plains; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Terry Lynn Barnes (03/14/08)
Terry Lynn Barnes, 43, son of Jack and Shirley (Hill)?Barnes of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 3, 2008, in White County. He was born Jan. 24, 1965, in Batesville, Ark. He was a masonry brick layer/painter, owning his own business in Olathe, Kan. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Batesville Church of Christ...
Lois Lee Wehrer (03/14/08)
Lois Lee Wehrer, 91, of Calico Rock, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at White River?Healthcare in Calico Rock, Ark. She was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 2, 1917, the daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Young) Everhardt. She was united in marriage to Ralph K. Wehrer on Oct. 8, 1939, in Kansas City, Kan...
Kenneth Franklin King (03/14/08)
Kenneth Franklin King, 77, of Cherokee Village, died March 4, 2008, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center in Ash Flat He was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Rector, Ark., to Jewell King and Marie (Duffel) King. Kenneth graduated from Rector High School in 1949 and later that year married Mary Virginia Morris on Aug. 6, 1949, in Detroit, Mich., while Kenneth was working at the Cadillac Motor Company...
Zala Johnson (03/14/08)
Zala Beatrice Thompkins, Johnson, 87, of Zion, Ark., daughter of the late Edgar Birdwell Thompkins and Suda Hatten Thompkins, was born Jan. 13, 1921, in Poinsett County, Ark. She died Feb. 27, 2008, in Calico Rock, Ark She was united in marriage to James C. ...
Heath Baird (03/14/08)
Heath Baird, 26, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 26, 2008, at Locust Grove, Ark. He was born April 8, 1981, at Jonesboro, Ark. the son of Karen Kuykendall and Bill Powers. He was a hydroelectric maintenance operator for Trans Tec and was of the Baptist faith...
Leo Loyd Griffin (03/14/08)
Leo Loyd Griffin, 71, of Batesville, Ark., died March 3, 2008 at the Batesville Health Care Center in Batesville. He was born on Sept. 29, 1936, at Lexa, Ark., the son of the late Otto and Mildred Griffin. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and was a member of the Desha First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon...
Heinrich Kutsch (03/14/08)
Heinrich Ferdianand Kutsch, 96, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at his residence. He was born in Essen, Germany, on Aug. 27, 1911, the son of the late Henrich and Martha (Pieper) Kutsch. He worked as a sheetmetal worker for a fabrication company and was a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Eleanor Anderson McDougal (03/05/08)
Eleanor Anderson McDougal, 78, of Stanton, Tenn., formerly of Russell, Ark., died Feb. 29, 2008, at a Brownsville, Tenn., hospital. She was born Sept. 27, 1929, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of Fred and Ella Taylor Anderson. She was a homemaker, a member of the quilting guild in Memphis and a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis...
Wilda Russell (03/05/08)
Wilda Maye Hortense Russell, of Lanton, Mo., daughter of the late Albert Dewey Russell and Bessie Edith Hughes Russell, was born Sept. 19, 1928, in West Plains Mo. She died Feb. 26, 2008, at her home in Lanton at the age of 79. She was employed for many years at a shoe factory and a lamp factory, and then spent the next 33 years with Con-Agra in Marshall, Mo., where she retired...
Keith Harmon (03/05/08)
Keith Harmon of Southfork, Mo., son of David and Sandra Harmon of Jonesboro, Ark., was born June 9, 1970, in Calico Rock, Ark. He died Feb. 26, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 37. He graduated from Melbourne High School in 1987. He was united in marriage to Melissa Galloway on Jan. 3, 1997, and to this union two daughters were born. At the time of his death he was employed as a carpenter. He was of the Baptist faith...
David G. Cox (03/05/08)
David G. Cox was born Jan. 4, 1912, at Thayer, Mo., the son of Fred Cox and Anna Brazeal Cox. He died Feb. 27, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 96. He was united in marriage March 4, 1939, at Thayer, Mo., to Mattie M. Hallock, who preceded him in death April 9, 1994...
Norma Anderson (03/05/08)
Norma Jean "Jeanie" Anderson, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born sept. 1, 1938, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 28, 2008, at the Baxter County Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. Jeanie, along with her husband Bob, were long-time owner/operators of the Alton Florist in Alton...
Jayden Burba (03/05/08)
Jayden Alexander Burba, infant son of Ricky and Jessica Burba of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2008, at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock. Survivors include: his parents, Ricky and Jessica Burba; big brother, Austin Michael Burba; big sister, Rebecca Pearl Burba; twin sister, Alexandria Jade Burba all of the home; paternal grandparents, Larry and Lola Burba of Cave City; maternal grandmother, Linda Penner of Drasco; one aunt, Amanda Burba of Cave City; two uncles, Matthew Burba of Cave City and Daniel Burba of Jacksonville; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
James Williams (03/05/08)
James Telmege Williams, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 13, 2008, at the Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. He was born Oct. 31, 1921, in Kenton, Tenn., the son of Jacob L. Williams and Normie (Luker)?Williams. He served in the United States Army until he retired as a Major. He was in many American Veterans clubs such as the American Legion and the VFW...
Kathryn Mincemoyer (03/05/08)
Kathryn Mincemoyer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Feb. 28, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 5, 1914, at Fairdale, Ill., the daughter of Fred James Gibson and Lulu Grace Vincent Gibson. She had been an accountant for a manufacturing company in Illinois for many years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village...
Richard Brittingham (03/05/08)
Richard Frank Brittingham, 89, of Hardy, Ark., died Feb. 24, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. Brittingham was a supervisor at the St. Louis County Health Unit. Before moving to Missouri Richard worked as a Funeral Director and Embal-mer in Little Rock. He was the son of the late Richard Brittingham and the late Willie (Reid) Brittingham...
Justin Matthew Crews (03/05/08)
Justin Matthew Crews, 21, of Alton, Mo., was born July 29, 1986, in Springfield, Mo., and died Feb. 24, 2008. He was a member of the Alton Freewill Baptist Church, having been recently baptized. He was a graduate of Alton High School and after attending college he was employed at the local John Deere dealership and most recently the Rienmuth Garage...
Etta Jean Robertson (03/05/08)
Etta Jean Robertson, 76, of Alton, Mo., was born June 30, 1931, in Westview, Ind., and died Feb. 19, 2008, at her home. Survivors include: one son, Roger McManus Sr. and wife, Judy of Worchester, Mass.; four daughters, Sandra Ponder of Granite City,?Ill., Deborah Rosborough of Alton, Dora Fickinger and husband, Terry of Alhambra, Ill., Sheri Smith and husband Robert of West Plains, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; five brothers, James, Donald, Richard, Phillip and Joseph; four sisters, Eve, June, Arlene and Darlene; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Loyd Farrell Phenix (03/05/08)
Loyd Farrell Phenix was born March 13, 1928, at Myrtle, Mo., the son of Robert Phenix and Gradie Wetzel Phenix. He died Feb. 22, 2008, at his home in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 79. He was united in marriage Nov. 9, 1949, at Walnut Ridge, Ark., to Wanda Lee Honnoll...
Beulah M. Bradley (03/05/08)
Beulah M. Bradley, 100, of Des Arc, Ark., died Feb. 23, 2008, at a Des Arc nursing home. She was born Dec. 16, 1907, at Sardis, Miss., the daughter of William Anderson and Anna (Pruitt) Johnson. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade...
Madgeleen Armstrong (03/05/08)
Madgeleen Armstrong, 68, of Garnett, Kan., formerly of Ulysses, Kan., died Feb. 27, 2008, at the Anderson County Long Term Care Facility in Garnett, Kan. She was born Oct. 29, 1939, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Noble Ray and Cleta Madge (Henry) Bowling...
Robert C. Bledsoe (03/05/08)
No services are planned at this time for Robert C. Bledsoe, 88, of Thayer, Mo.? Cremation and arrangements are under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson, Mo. Burial will be at a later date in the Koshkonong Cemetery in Koshkonong, Mo...
Ona Bradley (03/05/08)
Ona Bradley, 85, of Newport, Ark., died Feb. 27, 2008. She was a member of Tuckerman Free Will Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Ricky Bradley (Verla) of Swifton; her daughters, Carolyn Rogers (Larry) of Jonesboro, Carol Hager of Augusta, Linda Worthington (Douglas) of Ash Flat and Barbara Alcorn (Bobby) of Tuckerman; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren...
Robert E. Zeck (03/05/08)
Robert "Bob" Edmund Joseph Szczech was born July 2, 1913, in Minneapolis, Minn., and died Feb. 21, 2008, in Salem, Ark. He was a retired lawyer, a graduate of De La Salle High School in Minneapolis and a graduate of William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn. He practiced law in Minnesota until his retirement in 1978, when he moved to Cherokee Village. He also practiced for a short time while in Arkansas...
William Warren Black (03/05/08)
William Warren Black, 83, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, at his residence in Mammoth Spring. He served in the Army during WWII. He is survived by: three sons, Tim Black of Mammoth Spring, Richard Black of Peel, Ark., and Pat Black of Shrevport, La.; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren...
Linda Gay Brewer (03/05/08)
Linda Gay Brewer was born the daughter of Mose Brewer and Bernice Clark Brewer on June 23, 1942, at Myrtle, Mo., and died Feb. 26, 2008, in St. Louis, Mo., at the age of 65. She worked at the Oregon County Sheltered Workshop in Alton until 2000, when she and her sister, June moved to St. Louis, Mo...
Helen Geneva Huett (03/05/08)
Helen Geneva Venice Huett, 88, of Viola, Ark., died Feb. 24, 2008, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born in Gamaliel, Ark., on May 30, 1919, the daughter of the late Clarence George and Ethel Maxine (Walker) Talburt...
Max Humphries (03/05/08)
Charles Max Humphries, 64 of Glencoe, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born in Glencoe, Ark., on Jan. 11, 1944, the son of the late George Thomas and Violet Olevia (Coggins) Humphries. He worked as a farmer, stock contractor and was a real estate agent with Arkansas Foothills Realty. He was a member of the Salem United Methodist Church in Salem, Ark...
Keith Alan Force (03/20/08)
Keith Alan Force, 58, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 10, 2008, in Mountain?Home, Ark. He was born Aug. 5, 1949, in Danville, Ill., the son of Joseph Force and Shirley Dunbar Force. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He moved to Sharp County in February of 1996 from Austin, Texas...
Edward Charles Mescher (03/20/08)
Edward Charles Mescher, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born March 16, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Charles and Katherine Mescher. He was united in marriage to Billy Jean Toler on June 1, 1968, in Bellville, Ill...
Roy B. Washam (03/20/08)
Roy B. Washam was born Oct. 27, 1920, in Marceline, Mo., the son of the late Arthur Earl Washam and Zedna Belle Waller Washam. He died March 4, 2008, in Malvern, Pa., at the age of 87. He was united in marriage to Lena Mae Bradshaw. He was later united in marriage on July 4, 1942, at Liberty, Mo., to Louise Qualls, who preceded him in death ?Nov. 2, 1995...
Jack Clark Jr. (03/20/08)
Jack Clark Jr., was born April 27, 1926, in Houston, Mo., the son of Jack B. Clark and Sally Lou Henley Clark. He died March 15, 2008, in West ?Plains, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage on April 1, 1950, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Betty Jo Merritt...
Dorothy A. Chalcraft (03/20/08)
Dorothy A. Chalcraft, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 11, 2008, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Willie "Faye" Cowens (03/20/08)
Willie "Faye"?Cowens, 69, of Thayer, Mo., died March 11, 2008, in the Fulton County Hospital at Salem, Ark. She was born Sept. 8, 1938, in Phil Campbell, Ala., the daughter of Floyd Stidham and Robie Evans Stidham. On Jan. 19, 1957, she was married at Peoria, Ill., to William Cowens who preceded her in death on May 7, 2003...
Mildred Thomas (03/20/08)
Mildred Thomas, 80, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Jan. 16, 1928, at Oxford, Ark., the daughter of Houston and Cassie Yancey. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: two sons, Buster Thomas of Evening Shade and Malcom Thomas of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Verlene Barber of Floral and Sue Johnston of Evening Shade; five grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers; two sisters; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Myrtice Davis Cooper (03/20/08)
Myrtice Davis Cooper was born the daughter of Clarence Edwin Davis and Lola Gray Davis on March 15, 1913, in Thayer, Mo., and died March 7, 2008, at Springfield, Mo., at the age of 94. She was united in marriage Oct. 27, 1937, in Thayer, to Claude Wesley Cooper Jr. who preceded her in death on May 14, 1985...
Lena "Maxine"?Smith (03/20/08)
Lena "Maxine" Smith, 86, of Calico Rock, Ark., died Sunday, March 9, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born July 28, 1921, in Newburg, Ark. the daughter of Robert Lee Reid and Josie Bell Clark Reed. She was a homemaker and a farmer. She was a member of Brockwell Church of Christ and a member of the Extension Homemakers Club...
William C. Schaffert (03/20/08)
William C. Schaffert, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 8, 2008, at his home. He was born March 11, 1938, in Berwyn, Ill., the son of William C. Schaffert Sr. and Doris (Hoffman) Schaffert. He was united in marriage to Carol Rickert on May 16, 1961, in Illinois...
Jerry Lavern Davis (03/20/08)
Jerry Lavern Davis of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 10, 2008, at his home at the age of 61. Jerry was born in Witchita Falls, Texas. He was a reptologist for over 40 years and worked at the Little Rock Zoo. He is survived by: his mother, Ruth Davis; and one sister, Rose Lam both of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Michelle Lynn Hubbard and Shannon Lynn Davis both of Jonesboro; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Frances B. Holz (03/20/08)
Frances B. Holz, 99, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center, formerly the North Arkansas Life Care Center, in Horseshoe Bend. She was born March 14, 1908. Direct burial followed in Brookfield, Wis., at the Wisconsin Memorial Park...
Charles Michael Grimes (03/20/08)
Charles Michael Grimes, 46, of Battlefield, Mo., was born June 14, 1961, in Illinois and died in Springfield, Mo., on March 5, 2008. He worked at Bass Pro where he enjoyed working with boats. He is survived by: his wife, Eva Chism; his father, J.L. Grimes; his daughter, Misty Grimes; a brother, Joe Leslie Grimes; a sister, Linda Mahaffey and husband, Roger Mahaffey; his step-children, Johnnie Coffer and Pete Shive; his grandchildren, Memphys Starks, Kaemyn Starks and Tassie Shive; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Lane "Cat" Lejeune (03/20/08)
Lane "Cat"?Lejeune, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Evangeline, La., died March 9, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 1, 1941, at Crowley,??La., to Emile and Bernice LeJeune. He was a motor man for Diamond Offshore Drilling Company for 45 years and was of the Catholic faith...
Warrn H. Sackoff (03/20/08)
Warren H. Sackoff, 84, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 14 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Herman and Emma (Glaser) Sackoff. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He moved to Cherokee Village three years ago from Wheaton, Ill. He was of the Melodist faith...
Donald G. Duvall (03/20/08)
Donald G. Duvall, 77, of Williford, Ark., died March 15, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He is survived by: his daughters, Jean Eklund of Mount Prospect, Ill., Brenda Parrish of Cary, Ill., Sue Compton of Algonquin, Ill., Cindy Brasie of Crystal Lake, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren...
Artie Marie Estes (03/20/08)
Artie Marie Estes, 87, of Viola, Ark., daughter of the late John Wesley and Nettie Lee (Thomas) Boothe, was born Oct. 28, 1920, at Ash Flat, Ark. She died March 12, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Lowell Leslie "Jack" Estes on May 12, 1945, at Agnos, Ark. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Viola Baptist Church and the Fulton County Retired Teacher's Association...
Lavern Hall (03/20/08)
Lavern Hall, 76, of Batesville, Ark., died March 8, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 17, 1931, at Frisco City, Ala., to Erskin and Olympia Akins Ward. She was a homemaker, retired from the White River Medical Center in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Joshua Ivan Bondie (03/20/08)
Joshua Ivan Bondie, 23, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 6, 2008, at Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Flint, Mich., on March 5, 1985, the son of Randy and Sharleen Ann (Davis) Johnston. He worked as a carpenter. He is survived by: his parents, Randy and Sharleen Johnston of Horseshoe Bend; fiancee, Lauren Beaumont of Horseshoe Bend; a brother, Jeffrey Bondie and wife, Jennifer, of Flint, Mich.; his grandmother, Beverly Davis of Mt. ...
Linda Sue Engle (03/20/08)
Linda Sue Engle, 60, of Sidney, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 18, 1947, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Dillard Odell and Ann (Fillmore)?Hightower. She had worked for Capital Mercury Shirt Factory in Salem and Melbourne and Unifirst in Cave City and was a member of the Sidney Baptist Church at Sidney...
Kathryn Mincemoyer (03/20/08)
Memorial services for Kathryn Mincemoyer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., who died Feb. 28, 2008, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22 at the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church with Rev. Jimmy Anderson officiating. There will be no visitation...
Mary Irene White (03/20/08)
Mary Irene White was born the daughter of George W. Curtis and Lizzie Seward Curtis on May 23, 1922, in Rives, Tenn., and died March 5, 2008, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage Dec. 29, 1947, in Alcorn County, Miss., to Lee Roland White, who preceded her in death on Jan. 3, 2008...
Leona Pearl Rogers Denton (03/20/08)
Leona Pearl Rogers Denton, 88, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Aug. 6, 1919, in Fulton County, Ark., and died March 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Survivors include: one son, Jim Denton and wife, Imogene of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Sharon Myers of Thayer, Mo.; one sister, Gladys Tomkins of Thayer; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren...
Albert (Bart) Rodman (03/27/08)
Albert Waymon (Bart) Rodman, 58, of Oxford, Ark., son of Glenna Faye Melton Rodman and the late Albert Steven Rodman, was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Bandmill, Ark. He died March 18, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in ?Mountain?Home. He was united in marriage to Billie Taylor on March 21, 1969, at Oxford. To this union two children were born. He was employed by Davidson Chevrolet for 25 years as an auto mechanic...
R.C. Bullock (03/27/08)
R.C. Bullock, 60, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Daniel and Ruby (Pierce)?Bullock. He died March 18, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Rose Richardson on Aug. 28, 1981, in Thayer, Mo., who survives. ...
Johnny "John" Futrell (03/27/08)
Johnny "John" Futrell of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Jan. 10, 1943, and died March 17, 2008, at Regency Hospital of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville. He is survived by: his wife, Kay, of Cherokee Village; three children, Brent Futrell (Cori) of Washington, D.C., Heather (Jim) Landstrom of Redford, Mich., and Jason Futrell of Cherokee Village; two grandchildren, Matthew and David of Redford, Mich...
Olive Rayburn (03/27/08)
Olive Rayburn, 86, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died March 16, 2008, at the Fulton County?Hospital in Salem. She was born March 2, 1922, in Kekalb, County, Ill., to Swen and Malinda (Ream)?Anderson. She was a retired factory worker having worked in Illinois...
Paul Joseph Fischer (03/27/08)
Paul Joseph Fischer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 17, 2008, at his residence. He was born Oct. 30, 1914, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Carl T. Fischer and Mary C. (Hermann)?Fischer. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. ...
Preston Earl Higgins (03/27/08)
Preston Earl Higgins, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Earl and Presty (Fletcher) Higgins, was born March 27, 1930, at St. Louis, Mo. He died March 21, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Betty Ann Jovro on Oct. 16, 1949, at St. Louis, Mo. He worked as a truck driver before moving to Salem in 1989, with his wife, where they owned and operated Cedar Hill Station and Storage for 16 years. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean War...
Bessie Heath (03/27/08)
Bessie Heath, 88, of Melbourne, Ark., died March 19, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born June 28, 1919, at Charlotte, Ark., the daughter of James Luther and Lydia Anne (Ross) Wilson. She was a homemaker and member of Belview Baptist Church at Melbourne...
Casey W. Catt (03/27/08)
Casey W. Catt, 76, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died March 20, 2008, at the Fulton County?Hospital in Salem, Ark. ?He was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Earl E. Catt and Mable (Cobb) Catt. He worked as an electrician for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He was a Mason and was member of the Highland Hills Baptist Church...
Joe Denton Craine (03/27/08)
Joe Denton Craine of Festus, Mo., formerly of Mammoth Spring, was born Aug. 22, 1929, to George Thomas Craine and Lilly Jane Wightner Craine. He died March 18, 2008, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Crystal City,?Mo., at the age of 78. He was united in marriage to Netta Ameilia Oyler on May 16, 1946, in Mammoth Spring. He was a carpenter employed by Kloester Construction in St. Louis, Mo., for 40 years. He was a member of the Protestant Church for 60 years...
Frances B. Holz (03/27/08)
Frances B. Holz, 99, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born March 14, 1908, in Chassell, Mich., to the late Eugene and Adeline (Lundy) Burdick. She was a homemaker and a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Theodore Trimmer (03/27/08)
Theodore Vincent (Ted) Trimmer, 74, of Glencoe, Ark., died March 18, 2008, at ?Hospice of the Ozarks ?Hospice House in Mountain?Home, Ark. He was born in Torrington, Wyo., on June 23, 1933, the son of the late Kenneth Lyle and Alice Rose (Shimbur) Trimmer...
Meda Phenix Conley (03/27/08)
Meda Irene Phenix Conley was born on March 7, 1945, in Myrtle, Mo., the daughter of the late Robert Washington Phenix and Gratie Erma Wetzel Phenix. She died on March 20, 2008, in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Jimmie Howard Conley on June 10, 1977, at Thayer, Mo., and they shared 31 years together...
Alice Louise Tally (03/27/08)
Alice Louise Tally, 85, of Thayer, Mo., was born July 9, 1922, in Fond Du Lac, Wis., and died March 17, 2008, at her home. Survivors include: three dughters, Linda Marcotte and Karen Carter both of Thayer, Mo., and Carol Forceman of Minnesota; one son, Bruce Espedal of Dayton, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Ruby Looney (03/27/08)
Ruby Marie Looney was born the daughter of William D. Murrell and Minnie Mae Riley Murrell on Oct. 5, 1914, in Bodgett, Mo., and died March 17, 2008, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 93. She was united in marriage on Dec. 12, 1939, at Sikeston, Mo., to Manuel Corwin Looney who preceded her in death Aug. 17, 1999...
Vida M. McBride (03/27/08)
Vida M. McBride, 84, of Leesburg, Fla., died March 15, 2008. She was born in Thayer, Mo., and moved to Leesburg in 2006 from Lansing, Mich. She was a homemaker and a member of the South 15th Street Church of Christ in Leesburg along with the Order of the Eastern Star in St. Clair Shores, Mich...
Mildred Trantham (03/27/08)
Mildred Trantham, 94, of Searcy, Ark., died March 12, 2008. She was born Nov. 20, 1913, in Job, Mo., the daughter of William Bascum and Grace Jenkins Clark. She retired from General Motors where she was a bookkeeper. She was a member of College Church of Christ...
Zala Beatrice Thompkins Johnson (03/14/08)
Zala Beatrice Thompkins Johnson of Zion, Ark., daughter of the late Edgar Birdwell Thompkins and Suda Hatten Thompkins, was born Jan. 13, 1921, in Poinsett County, Ark. She died Feb. 27, 2008, in Calico Rock, Ark. at the age of 87. She was united in marriage to James C. ...
Warren H. Sackoff (03/20/08)
Warren H. Sackoff, 84, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 14 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Oct. 14, 1923, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Herman and Emma (Glaser) Sackoff.He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He moved to Cherokee Village three years ago from Wheaton, Ill. ...
William C. Schaffert (03/14/08)
William C. Schaffert, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 8, 2008, at his home. He was born March 11, 1938, in Berwyn, Ill., the son of William C. Schaffert Sr. and Doris (Hoffman) Schaffert. He was united in marriage to Carol Rickert on May 16, 1961, in Illinois. ...
Theodore (Ted) Trimmer (03/28/08)
Theodore Vincent (Ted) Trimmer, 74, of Glencoe, Ark., died March 18, 2008, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born in Torrington, Wyo., on June 23, 1933, the son of the late Kenneth Lyle and Alice Rose (Shimbur) Trimmer...
Terry Lynn Barnes (03/14/08)
Terry Lynn Barnes, 43, son of Jack and Shirley (Hill) Barnes of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 3, 2008, in White County. He was born Jan. 24, 1965, in Batesville, Ark. He was a masonry brick layer/painter, owning his own business in Olathe, KanHe was a veteran of the U.S. ...
Roy B. Washam (03/28/08)
Roy B. Washam was born Oct. 27, 1920, in Marceline, Mo., the son of the late Arthur Earl Washam and Zedna Belle Waller Washam. He died March 4, 2008, in Malvern, Pa., at the age of 87. He was united in marriage to Lena Mae Bradshaw. He was later united in marriage on July 4, 1942, at Liberty, Mo., to Louise Qualls, who preceded him in death Nov. ...
Paul Joseph Fischer (03/28/08)
Paul Joseph Fischer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 17, 2008, at his residence. He was born Oct. 30, 1914, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Carl T. Fischer and Mary C. (Hermann) Fischer. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. ...
Mildred Thomas (03/20/08)
Mildred Thomas, 80, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Jan. 16, 1928, at Oxford, Ark., the son of Houston and Cassie Yancey. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include: two sons, Buster Thomas of Evening Shade and Malcom Thomas of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Verlene Barber of Floral and Sue Johnston of Evening Shade; five grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two brothers; two sisters; and many other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, R.J. ...
Mary Irene White (03/20/08)
Mary Irene White was born the daughter of George W. Curtis and Lizzie Seward Curtis on May 23, 1922, in Rives, Tenn., and died March 5, 2008, at Salem, Ark., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage Dec. 29, 1947, in Alcorn County, Miss., to Lee Roland White, who preceded her in death on Jan. ...
Myrtice Davis Cooper (03/20/08)
Myrtice Davis Cooper was born the daughter of Clarence Edwin Davis and Lola Gray Davis on March 15, 1913, in Thayer, Mo., and died March 7, 2008, at Springfield, Mo., at the age of 94. She was united in marriage Oct. 27, 1937, in Thayer, to Claude Wesley Cooper Jr. ...
Linda Sue Engle (03/20/08)
Linda Sue Engle, 60, of Sidney, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at her home. She was born Sept. 18, 1947, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Dillard Odell and Ann (Fillmore) Hightower. She had worked for Capital Mercury Shirt Factory in Salem and Melbourne and Unifirst in Cave City and was a member of the Sidney Baptist Church at Sidney.Survivors include: her husband of 43 years, Douglas Engle of the home; one daughter, Beth Ann Hames and husband, Lance, of Sidney; one brother, Lowell "Butch" Hightower of Hot Springs, Ark.; two grandchildren, Camron Hames and wife, Taryn, of Mount Pleasant, Ark. ...
Lois Lee Wehrer (03/14/08)
Lois Lee Wehrer, 91, of Calico Rock, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at White River Healthcare in Calico Rock, Ark. She was born in Kansas City, Kan., on Jan. 2, 1917, the daughter of the late Thomas and Anna (Young) Everhardt. She was united in marriage to Ralph K. ...
Lavern Hall (03/20/08)
Lavern Hall, 76, of Batesville, Ark., died March 8, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 17, 19831, at Frisco City, Ala., to Erskin and Olympia Akins Ward. She was a homemaker, retired from the White River Medical Center in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith.Survivors include: one son, Larry Hall of Atlanta, Ga.; three daughters, Kathy Hawkins and Linda Hedler both of Batesville and Lisa Willis of Mountain Home; one brother, Donald Ward of Pensacola, Fla.; two sisters, Melba Hollingswoth and Merle Sanks both of Bay Minette, Ala.; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Leon J. ...
Leo Loyd Griffin (03/14/08)
Leo Loyd Griffin, 71, of Batesville, Ark., died March 3, 2008, at the Batesville Health Care Center in Batesville. He was born on Sept. 29, 1936, at Lexa, Ark., the son of the late Otto and Mildred Griffin. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Con Agra Foods in Batesville and was a member of the Desha First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.Survivors include: his wife, Betty Ann Griffin of the home; one son, Dacey Derrick Griffin; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by: his parents; two brothers, Horace Griffin and Johnny Griffin; and one sister, Evon Shelby.Funeral services were held March 7 at the Desha First Baptist Church in Desha with Bro. ...
Lowell Eagans (03/14/08)
Lowell Eagans, 68, of Strawberry, Ark., died March 6, 2008, at a Batesville hospital. He was born April 7, 1939, at Lynn, Ark. to Oscar and Mary (Davis) Eagan. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, retired from Con Agra Foods. He was a member of the Mt. Harmony Free Will Baptist Church in Saffell.He was preceded in death by his parents.Survivors included: his wife of 46 years, Sharon (Crafton) Eagans; a daughter and son-in-law, Sharonda and Randy Moody of Cave City; four brothers, Danny Eagan of Cave City, Brooks Eagan of Portia, Larry Eagan of Pocahontas and Tom Eagan of Cherokee Village; three sisters, Ruth Anderson, Linda Becker and Cindy Allen all of Bono, several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.Funeral services were held March 8 at the Mt. ...
Lane "Cat" Lejeune (03/20/08)
Lane "Cat" Lejeune, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., formerly of Evangeline, La., died March 9, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Sept. 1, 1941, at Crowley, La., to Emile and Bernice LeJeune. He was a motor man for Diamond Offshore Drilling Company for 45 years and was of the Catholic faith.Survivors include: his wife, Linda M. ...
Kenneth Franklin King (03/14/08)
Kenneth Franklin King, 77, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat, Ark. Kenneth was born on Jan. 12, 1931, in Rector, Ark., to Jewell King and Marie (Duffel) King. Kenneth graduated from Rector High School in 1949 and later that year married Mary Virginia Morris on Aug. ...
Kathryn Mincemoyer (03/20/08)
Memorial services for Kathryn Mincemoyer, 93, of Cherokee Village, Ark., who died Feb. 28, 2008, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22 at the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church with Rev. Jimmy Anderson officiating. There will be no visitation...
Keith Alan Force (03/20/08)
Keith Alan Force, 58, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 10, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born Aug. 5, 1949, in Danville, Ill., the son of Joseph Force and Shirley Dunbar Force. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He moved to Sharp County in February of 1996 from Austin, Texas.He is survived by: his sister, Carla Morgan Pickett of Cherokee Village, Ark.; one son, Joe Blew of Danville, Ill.; one daughter, Chrissy Blew of Danville, Ill.; and two grandchildren, Jordan Blew and Brodie Blew.A memorial service will be held at a later date. ...
Jerry Lavern Davis (03/20/08)
Jerry Lavern Davis of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 10, 2008, at his home at the age of 61. Jerry was born in Witchita Falls, Texas. He was a reptologist for over 40 years and worked at the Little Rock Zoo.He is survived by: his mother, Ruth Davis; and one sister, Rose Lam both of Cherokee Village; two daughters, Michelle Lynn Hubbard and Shannon Lynn Davis both of Jonesboro; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.A memorial service was held at Heath Oak Hill Chapel Friday March 14, 2008, with Bob and Kay Burton officiating.Arrangements were under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland.An online guestbook can be viewed at www.heathfuneralhome.net.. ...
Joshua Ivan Bondie (03/20/08)
Joshua Ivan Bondie, 23, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 6, 2008, at Horseshoe Bend. He was born in Flint, Mich., on March 5, 1985, the son of Randy and Sharleen Ann (Davis) Johnston. He worked as a carpenter. He is survived by: his parents, Randy and Sharleen Johnston of Horseshoe Bend; fiancee, Lauren Beaumont of Horseshoe Bend; a brother, Jeffrey Bondie and wife, Jennifer, of Flint, Mich.; his grandmother, Beverly Davis of Mt. ...
Johnny "John" Futrell (03/28/08)
Johnny "John" Futrell of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Jan. 10, 1943, and died March 17, 2008, at Regency Hospital of Northwest Arkansas in Fayetteville. He is survived by: his wife, Kay, of Cherokee Village; three children, Brent Futrell (Cori) of Washington, D.C., Heather (Jim) Landstrom of Redford, Mich., and Jason Futrell of Cherokee Village; two grandchildren, Matthew and David of Redford, Mich.As per his wishes, his body has been donated to the Genesis Program in Memphis, Tenn.A memorial service will be held at the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church March 28 at 11 a.m.. ...
Heinrich Kutsch (03/14/08)
Heinrich Ferdianand Kutsch, 96, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 1, 2008, at his residence. He was born in Essen, Germany, on Aug. 27, 1911, the son of the late Henrich and Martha (Pieper) Kutsch. He worked as a sheetmetal worker for a fabrication company and was a member of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Heath Baird (03/14/08)
Heath Baird, 26, of Cave City, Ark., died Feb. 26, 2008, at Locust Grove, Ark. He was born April 8, 1981, at Jonesboro, Ark. the son of Karen Kuykendall and Bill Powers. He was a hydroelectric maintenance operator for Trans Tec and was of the Baptist faith...
Flossie Agnes Oliver (03/28/08)
Flossie Agnes Oliver, 97, of Paragould, Ark., died Thursday, March 20, 2008. She was born June 29, 1920 the daughter of the late Lindsey and Sylvia Martin Thompson in Greene County, Ark. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God.She is survived by: her son, Jack L. ...
Frances B. Holz (03/20/08)
Frances B. Holz, 99, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center, formerly the North Arkansas Life Care Center, in Horseshoe Bend. She was born March 14, 1908. Direct burial followed in the Brookfield, Wis., at the Wisconsin Memorial Park.A memorial service will be held at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center on March 23, Easter Sunday, at 3 p.m. ...
Frank A. Russo (03/14/08)
Frank A. Russo, 82, of Cave City, Ark., died March 3, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 3, 1926, in the Bronx, N.Y., the son of Sando and Mary (Izzo) Russo. He was a maintenance supervisor and bus driver for Evening Shade School for 29 years. ...
Edward Charles Mescher (03/20/08)
Edward Charles Mescher, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 13, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born March 16, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Charles and Katherine Mescher. He was united in marriage to Billy Jean Toler on June 1, 1968, in Bellville, Ill.He was a veteran of the United States Army. ...
Donald G. Duvall (03/20/08)
Donald G. Duvall, 77, of Williford, Ark., died March 15, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He is survived by: his daughters, Jean Eklund of Mount Prospect, Ill., Brenda Parrish of Cary, Ill., Sue Compton of Algonquin, Ill., Cindy Brasie of Crystal Lake, Ill.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.Funeral services were held March 18 at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel with Bro. ...
Dorothy A. Chalcraft (03/20/08)
Dorothy A. Chalcraft, 91, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died March 11, 2008, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat, Ark. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced later by the Tri-County Funeral Home of Highland, Ark...
Casey W. Catt (03/28/08)
Casey W. Catt, 76, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died March 20, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Sept. 4, 1931, in Cherry Valley, Ark., the son of Earl E. Catt and Mable (Cobb) Catt. He worked as an electrician for many years. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. ...
Charles Michael Grimes (03/20/08)
Charles Michael Grimes, 46, of Battlefield, Mo., was born June 14, 1961, in Illinois and died in Springfield, Mo., on March 5, 2008. He worked at Bass Pro where he enjoyed working with boats.He is survived by: his wife, Eva Chism; his father, J.L. Grimes; his daughter, Misty Grimes; a brother, Joe Leslie Grimes; a sister, Linda Mahaffey and husband, Roger Mahaffey; his step-children, Johnnie Coffer and Pete Shive; his grandchildren, Memphys Starks, Kaemyn Starks and Tassie Shive; and many other relatives and friendsHe was preceded in death by: his mother, Ermenia Grimes; his aunt, Marie Twilley; his uncle, Floyd Henry; and sister-in-law, Kathy Grimes.A graveside memorial service was held March 15 at the Hersburger Cemetery in Cherokee Village, Ark. ...
Bessie Heath (03/28/08)
Bessie Heath, 88, of Melbourne, Ark., died March 19, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born June 28, 1919, at Charlotte, Ark., the daughter of James Luther and Lydia Anne (Ross) Wilson. She was a homemaker and member of Belview Baptist Church at Melbourne.Survivors include: one son, Kenneth Heath and wife, Judi of Evening Shade; three daughters, Wanda Ennis and husband Dan of Ash Flat, Doyllie Lafawn Heath of Mountain Home and Felice Wooldridge of Cave City; five grandchildren, Larry Falcone of Glenside, Pa., Lori Falcone of Levittown, Pa., Lance Falcone of Trenton, N.J., John Schroeder of Batesville and Jason Wooldridge of Cave City; five great-grandchildren; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Elbert Heath; five brothers, Albert Wilson, Alvis Wilson, Alfred Wilson, Estel Wilson and Oliver Wilson; and two sisters, Ruthel Thomas and Ethel Liles.Funeral services were held March 22 at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City, Ark. ...
Albert (Bart) Rodman (03/28/08)
Albert Waymon (Bart) Rodman, of Oxford, Ark., son of Glenna Faye Melton Rodman and the late Albert Steven Rodman, was born Aug. 22, 1949, in Bandmill, Ark. He died March 18, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 58. He was united in marriage to Billie Taylor on March 21, 1969, at Oxford. ...