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Obituaries from April 2008

Johnny Loyd Cooper (04/24/08)
Johnny Loyd Cooper, 67, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Joseph Delbert and Jo Isaphine (Wells) Cooper, was born on Oct. 2, 1940, at Glencoe, Ark., He died April 18, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Linda Ann Horton on June 9, 1962, at Hardy, Ark. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and county road foreman for the Fulton County Road Department. He was of the church of Christ faith...
Roger Baldridge II (04/24/08)
Roger Emmet Baldridge II, 27, of Foreny, Texas, died Friday, April 11, 2008, in North Dakota. He was born Nov. 12, 1980, in Salem, Ark., the son of Roger Emmet Baldridge and Patricia Porter. He graduated from Highland High School in 1999. He was also a graduate of Tulsa Welding School...
Mildred Marie Boroff (04/24/08)
Mildred Marie Boroff, 92, of Alton, Mo., died April 13, 2008, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains, Mo. She was born April 12, 1916, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Benjamin Shiloh and Eunice Davee Hursman Johnston. On March 4, 1960, she was married in San Diego County, Calif., to Joseph Walter Boroff who preceded her in death on March 3, 1998. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
Claude Ancel Walker (04/24/08)
Claude Ancel Walker died March 31, 2008, in Yuba City, Calif. He was 99. He was born Sept. 19, 1908, in Scotts Mills, Ore., the son of the late Joseph Walker and Susan Pickens. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was married to Catherine Walker on Aug. 6, 1932, in Waterloo, Ill...
Jean Huff (04/24/08)
Jean Huff, 71, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, at Allen Ky., to John and Virgie (Burchett) Fannin. She was a homemaker, worked for General Industries in Bald Knob and was of the Pentecostal faith...
John Noordhoek (04/24/08)
John Noordhoek, 76, of Desha, Ark., died April 15, 2008, in a Batesville hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 4, 1931, in Sandborne, Minn., the son of Arie Noordhoek and Lena Olencamp Noordhoek. He served his country in the armed forces during the Korean War...
Dale Shoemate (04/24/08)
Dale Shoemate, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Rufus Shoemate and Eula Owens Shoemate, was born Sept. 20, 1934, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 18, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 73. He was united in marriage to Cathy Mask on March 20, 1970, at Salem. To this union two children were born. He was a lineman with North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem for many years. He was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Charles Ray Owens (04/24/08)
Charles Ray Owens, of Union, Ark., son of the late C.L. (Spikey) Owens and Ollie Jennings Owens, was born Jan. 21, 1949, in Union. He died April 12, 2008, at his home at the age of 59. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a fiber optic cable splicer and worked with a construction crew laying line for telephone companies. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Nora Shelley (04/24/08)
Nora Shelley of Ash Flat, daughter of the late James Thomas Shelley and Mary Ann McConnell Shelley, was born May 3, 1928, in Ballard (Peace Valley), Ark. She died April 13, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Valley Pentecostal Church...
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding (04/24/08)
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding, 78, of Camp, Ark., died April 17, 2008. She was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Parsons, Kan., the daughter of the late James and Ada Bell (Daniel) Weber. She was a former Council Bluffs resident for 40 years and had resided at Camp, Ark., for the past 17 years. She returned to Council Bluffs six months ago for medical treatment...
Charlene E. George (04/24/08)
Charlene E. George, 88, of Locust Grove, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Locust Grove, Ark., the daughter of Charles Franklin and Lucindy (Lovell) Elms. She was a school teacher and also retired from International Shoe Factory in Batesville. She was a member of the Extension Homemakers Club at Jamestown and was a member of the Locust Grove Landmark Missionary Baptist Church...
Janet Bennett (04/24/08)
Memorial services for Janet Marie Bennet, 57, West Plains, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Spring Creek Community Church west of Bypass 63 on K Highway. She was born June 25, 1950, in Couch, Mo., to Gilbert and Irene Combs Harris. She died April 15, 2008, at her home...
Vincent Johnson (04/24/08)
Vincent Wayne Johnson, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Eric John Johnson and Ruth Madge King Johnson, was born on March 6, 1930, in Blythe, Calif. He died April 18, 2008, at his home in Salem at the age of 78. He was united in marrige to Grace Elizabeth Simington on Dec. 8, 1968, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a self-employed farmer...
Joann H. Rolen (04/24/08)
Joann H. Rolen, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., died April 11, 2008, at Providence Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Thayer, Mo. She is survived by: four daughters, Sharon Richards, Karen Yanez, Sarah Rolen, all of Kansas City, Kan., and Kathy McConnell of Lawson, Mo.; two sons, Kenneth and Michael Rolen both of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Ruth Combs and Louise Atchisson of St. ...
Ruby Germaine Taylor (04/03/08)
Ruby Germaine Taylor, 88, of Elizabeth, Ark., daughter of the late Harvey Jackson and Mary Elizabeth (Newman) Welch, was born on Aug. 10, 1919, at Tuckermann, Ark. She died on March 23, 2008, at White River Health Care in Calico Rock, Ark., She was united in marriage to Johnny H. Taylor on March 4, 1942, at Elizabeth. She worked as an elementary school teacher for many years. She was a member of the Crossroads Church of Christ and the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association...
Flossie Agnes Oliver (04/03/08)
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...
Leonteen (Lee)?Hall (04/03/08)
Leonteen (Lee)?Marion Hall, 93, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 23, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born April 2, 1914, in New Bedford, Ill., the daughter of the late George and Edna Smith. She was a retired bookkeeper working for several businesses, mostly hotels. She sang with the Notabels and was a member of the Square Dancing Club and a member of the Horseshoe Bend First Baptist Church...
Charlotte Crafton (04/03/08)
Charlotte Crafton, 83, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, March 24, 2008, at Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 21, 1925, at St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Charles and Lottie Beare) Robinson. She was a retired executive secretary and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Cave City...
Florence Poland (04/03/08)
Florence Erman Isabelle Poland was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Thomasville, Mo., the daughter of the late Frank Ledbetter and Jenny Goodman Ledbetter. She died March 20, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 75. She was united in marriage in 1948 at Winnemucca,?Nev., to Basil Johnson. In 1974, she was united in marriage at Sweet Home,?Ore., to Bob Poland. She was a bartender, owning and operating the Golden Nugget near Thayer, Mo., for several years...
Lehman W. Evans (04/03/08)
Lehman W. Evans, 79, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 23, 2008, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of Oscar and Vira (Garner)?Evans. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Endsley on July 20, 1948, in Evening Shade, Ark...
Jesse Dunkin (04/03/08)
Rev. Jesse Henry Dunkin was born May 21, 1909, in Myrtle, Mo., the son of the late Elias Dunkin and Mary Elizabeth Procter Dunkin. He died March 23, 2008, in Kansas City, Mo., at the age of 98. He was united in marriage Nov. 3, 1929, at Myrtle, Mo. to Flo Cockman who preceded him in death...
Robert Eugene Beatty (04/03/08)
Robert Eugene Beatty, 82, of Fairview Park, Ohio, formerly of Thayer, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Helen C. Beatty; his children Calvin, Phillip, Lynnette Shuttelworth (Jim) and Jane Ann; six granchildren, Monte, Randi, Joan, Tyler, Jason and Naryan; two great-grandchildren Brendan and Tanner; and three brothers Joe, Dulsey and Norma Rhea...
Emmett Lee Cook (04/03/08)
Emmett Lee Cook, 79, of Thayer, Mo., was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Viola, Ark., and passed away March 23, 2008 at his home. He attended the Salem High School, where he played baseball. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with the United States Army...
Kenneth Max Pingleton (04/03/08)
Kenneth Max Pingleton, 70, of Koshkonong, Mo., died March 22, 2008, at his home. He was born March 14, 1938, in Alton, Mo., the son of George and Thelma Pingleton. Max was married to Mary Christine Holman on Nov. 26, 1958. He was a member of the United Baptist Church. He retired in 1991 from J.I. Case Company after more than 30 years of service. He continued working with farm machinery during summers with the Pro-Harvest Support Team...
Scottie Jim Grable (04/03/08)
Scottie Jim Grable, the son of Oliver Williams and Lottie Adams Williams, was born April 15, 1937, at Billmore, Mo., and died March 28, 2008, at the age of 70. Despite the handicap Scottie learned to live with, he had an outgoing personality, enjoyed life and will be remembered for the love he gave to his fellowman...
Veda Tharp (04/03/08)
Veda Tharp was born the daughter of Sam Tharp and?Rosa Todd Tharp on Nov. 15, 1917, in Saddle, Ark., and died March 27, 1917, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 90. She was a devoted homemaker. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Sam and Rosa Tharp; two brothers Glen and Odell Tharp; and one sister, Gratis Bishop...
Dulsy M. Ebling (04/03/08)
Dulsy M. Ebling, of Blue Springs, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died March 26, 2008. Dulsy was a volunteer for 30 years at the Medical Center of Independence and a craftsperson. Dulsy was active in the Model A Club and dedicated long-time member of Timothy Lutheran Church...
Joe Dan Johnson (04/03/08)
Joe Dan Johnson, of Fenton, Mo., was born March 13, 1935, the son of Edmund "Clair" and Dora Ann (Blankenship) Johnson. Survivors include: his wife, Jeanette (Beck)?Johnson of Fenton, Mo.; one son, Jay Johnson and wife, Peggy of High Ridge, Mo.; one son, John Lockhart and wife, Sharon of Fenton, Mo.; six grandchildren, Sonya, Amy, Nikki, Joe, Matt and Jimmy; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Williams and husband, Waldo of Van Buren, Mo.; one brother, Kyle Johnson and wife, Grace of Jacksonville, Ark.; and numerous other friends and relatives.. ...
Brandy-Jo Owen (04/03/08)
Brandy-Jo Nicole Owen, 28, of Pomona, Mo., was born May 30, 1979, in West Plains, Mo., and died March 22, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include: her parents, Michael and Sharon Owen of Pomona; one brother, Michael ?Heath Owen of West Plains; two sisters, Jennifer Raelyn Owen of Moberly, Mo., and Whitney Danielle Wiese and husband, Billy of West Plains; her grandmother, Shirley Duncan of West Plains; nieces and nephew, Madison, Skylar and Trenton Owen, all of West Plains; numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Margaret Bearfield (04/11/08)
Margaret Louise Bearfield of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Brasington and Mary Wiuterstein Brasington, was born July 10, 1929 in Warren, Pa. She died March 26, 2008 in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 78. During her working years, she was employed as a cook. She was of the Baptist faith...
Rheta Lee Bennett (04/11/08)
Rheta Lee Bennett, 95, of Dalton, Ark., died March 31, 2008, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. She was born Dec. 1, 1912, at Elm Store, Ark., the daughter of Annie Jane (Bounds) Bennett and William Riley Bennett. She is survived by: several cousins...
Violet Margaret Altom (04/11/08)
Violet Margaret Altom, 66, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 3, 2008, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1941, in White County, Ark., the daughter of Tom and Retha (Sample) Pate. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: one son, Ricky Dean Altom of Pleasant Plains; a daughter and son-in-law, Sonia and Randy Huckabee of Pleasant Plains; one sister, Nola McBride of Rosie; one brother, Alvie Ray Pate of Bald Knob; one grandson, Bradley Wayne Altom of Pleasant Plains; two granddaughters, Jessica Huckbee and Racheal Huckabee both of Floral; several cousins; nieces; and nephews.. ...
Elmer Tilley Jr. (04/11/08)
Elmer Tilley Jr. was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Lutts, Tenn., and died on April 1, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 74. He was united in marriage on March 15, 1964, in Malden, Mo., to Daisy Matthews. He was a member of Christian Tabernacle. He is survived by: his wife, Daisy of the family home in Mammoth Spring; three children, Glenda Yates and husband Glen of Thayer, Mo., Michael Andrew Tilley of Mammoth Spring and William Tilley and wife, Karen of Atwood, Okla.; four grandchildren, J.J. ...
Gary Michael Erath (04/11/08)
Gary Michael Erath, 57, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Nov. 2, 1950, in Aurora, Ill., and died March 26, 2008, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He graduated from Marmian Military Academy, and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving in Vietnam. ...
Lloyd Wayne Blevins (04/11/08)
Lloyd Wayne Blevins, 82, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late John Arthur and Thelma Faye (Cochran) Blevins, was born Sept. 30, 1925, at Union, Ark. He died April 2, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Ruby Cantrell on April 12, 1960, at Huntsville, Ark. He later was united in marriage to Velda Grills Rowden on Jan. 31, 1986, at Oxford...
Ralph Wilson Hunt (04/11/08)
Ralph Wilson Hunt, 89, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 4, 2008, at Batesville, Ark. He was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Pike County, Ohio, the son of the late Steven and Fairy Hunt. He served his country in World War II in the Air Corps as sergeant serving in China and Burma...
Leon Glen DuBois (04/11/08)
Leon Glen DuBois, age 78, died in his home in Farewell, Mo., on April 1, 2008. He was born June 23, 1929, in Ravenden, Ark., the son of Emmaline James DuBois and Elias Grover DuBois. He attended several one-room schools in Randolph County, Ark. He later attended school for a time at Couch High School. On Nov. 3, 1948, he was married to Lucrecia Erma Crase...
Wilma Fay Hawley (04/11/08)
Wilma Fay Moser Hawley, 78, of Camden, Ark., died April 1, 2008. She was a member of West Washington Street Church of Christ. She was a retired registered nurse from Ouachita County Medical Center. She is survived by: her father, Noel Moser of Damascus, Ark.; two brothers, Kay Moser of Damascus and John Moser of Harrison; and a host of nieces and nephews...
Henry H. Zook (04/11/08)
Henry H. Zook, 81, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Henry H. Zook Sr., and Thelma Fay Malott Zook, was born Oct. 2, 1926, in Indiana. He died April 2, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was united in marriage to Nancy McAlhaney on April 14, 1956, at Morgantown, Ind. He was an electrician and worked for many years through Local 697 in Hammond, Ind. He was a member of the New Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Salem...
Beverly "Betty" Labare (04/11/08)
Beverly "Betty" Labare died March 27, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, in New York. She is survived by: her daughter, Judy Dobson and son-in-law, Robert Jackson of Williford, Ark.; brothers, Robert Fortier of Riverside, Calif., Thomas Fortier of Old Hickory, Tenn.; sisters, Frances Traugott of Naples, Fla., and Flora LaPlante of York, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews...
Eli Ben Davis (04/11/08)
Eli Ben Davis, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Oscar Cylvester Davis and Lydia Jane Davis, was born Sept. 10, 1918, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died March 30, 2008, at his home in Salem, at the age of 89. He was united in marriage to Olene Comstock on Feb. 23, 1983, in Melbourne, Ark...
Martelle Hulett Bristow (04/11/08)
Martelle Hulett Bristow, 83, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 30, 2008, at Batesville. She was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Center, Ark, the daughter of the late Mart and Fanny Hulett. She graduated from Ash Flat High School in 1943, and attended Harding College for a short time during World War II. She worked for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle, Wash...
Larncie "L.T." Booth (04/11/08)
Larncie "L.T." Booth, 82, died on March 26, 2008, at the VA Hospital in Topeka, Kan. He was born on Aug. 12, 1925, in Moko, Ark., the son of Albert and Eather Holloway Booth. He had worked for Buttercrust Bakery and had been a machinist. He was a member of the Emmanual Baptist Church in Topeka...
Jack Vickers (04/18/08)
Jack Vickers, 57, of Salem, Ark., died April 7, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 17, 1951, at Marcella, Ark., the son Henry Ford and Eula Gean Rollins Vickers. He was employed by Townsends in Batesville. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith...
Arthur "Larry" Parsons (04/18/08)
Arthur Lawrence "Larry" Parsons, 74, of Hornlake, Miss., formerly of Alton, Mo., died April 6, 2008 at his home. He was a United States Army veteran serving in the Korean War. He was a member of New Beginnings Baptist Church, a life member of DAR and the VFW...
Ottie Susie Gayle (04/18/08)
Ottie Susie Gayle, 85, of Cave City, Ark., died April 7, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 22, 1923, at Cave City, daughter of John and Millie Thorp King. She was a homemaker and worked for Yuma Travel Lodge in Yuma, Ariz. Survivors are: a daughter, Dolores Brock of Wellton, Ariz.; one brother, Jack King of Cave City; six grandchildren, Johnny Brock, Billy Brock and Tim Brock all of Cave City, Roy Brock and Richard Brock both of North Carolina and Royalle Luchenc of Wellton; many great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Gage Roy Gransee (04/18/08)
Gage Roy Gransee, 17, of Thomasville, Mo., was born June 15, 1990, and died April 5, 2008. Survivors include: his mother, Mona Daves and husband, Skip of Thomasville; his father, Gary Gransee Jr. of Wisconsin; his sister, Tosha Gransee; his half-brother, Trevor Gransee of Illinois; his step-sister Courtney Daves; four aunts, Nicki Marlow of Thomasville, Ona Hobbs of Pomona, Mo., Sherri Berg and Kimberly Tape both of Wisconsin; two uncles, Jon Marlow of Thomasville and Brent Foss of Wisconsin; his paternal grandmother, Barb Frolick and husband, Dennis of Wisconsin; and his maternal grandparents, Randy and Virginia Marlow of Thomas-ville, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Billy Van Holmes (04/18/08)
Billy Van Holmes was born Oct. 22, 1953, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Billy Dale Holmes and Helen Cates Holmes. He died April 5, 2008, in Ozark, Mo., at the age of 54 years. He was united in marriage to Judy Ann Ross and to this union two children were born, Brian Ray Holmes and Eric Van Holmes...
Charles Fredenburg (04/18/08)
Charles Edwin Fredenburg, 63, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 3, 1944, in Salamanca, N.Y., and died April 3, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Mo. Survivors include: his wife, Sandy Fredenburg of the home; three children, Emmons James Fredenburg and wife Sandy of New York, Anita Busbey and husband, Edward of Alton, Mo., and Elizabeth Busbey and husband, Jerry of Alton; three grandchildren, Glenna, Andrea, and Toby; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Leland "Lee" Hall (04/18/08)
Lelland "Lee" Herman Hall, 82, died on April 6, 2008. Lee was born August 24, 1925, to the late Voyd C. and Mary P. Hall. He was a WWII Army Air Corp Veteran both in the European and Pacific fronts. He is survived by: his wife, Tina; a son, Walter Lee; a daughter, Elizabeth "Beth"; a sister Sarah "Ann" Smith-Hall; granddaughters, Jennifer Nicole and Mary Rebecca; grandson Jonathan Andrew; three step-son and their families;...
Jewell Maxine DuBois (04/18/08)
Jewell Maxine Dubois was born Oct. 16, 1921, the daughter of Gilbert Allen Easley and Mabel Kathryn Holman Easley in Billmore, Mo., and died on April 8, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 86. She was united in marriage on May 28, 1939, in Billmore, Mo., to Truman Grover Dubois who preceded her in death on April 15, 1991...
Genevieve Dodson (04/18/08)
Genevieve "Jenny" V. Dodson (nee Forester), died March 31, 2008. She is survived by: her children, Cheryl (Mike) Morgan, Terri (Kraig Paradise) Dodson, Cindy (Bob) Heideman and Peggy (Mike) Fay; grandchildren, Mandy and Luke Morgan, Bobby (Stancie Hoven) Heideman and Jenny Heideman, Jackie and Richard Fay; great-grandchild Gage Heideman; sisters, Maxine Tinsley and Earnestine "Tootsie" Roy; and a brother, William "Bill" Forester...
Ronald Vernon Curtis (04/18/08)
Ronald Vernon Floyal Curtis, 23, of Elk City, Okla., died March 29, 2008. He was born March 24, 1985, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Ronald Curtis and Linda Buie. He graduated from Weatherford High School in Weatherford Okla. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps and Reserves and served tours of duty in Africa and had just returned from a tour of duty in Iraq. At the time of his death he was in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves...
Martha Oakley (04/30/08)
Martha Oakley, 88, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. She is survived by: one daughter, Martha Dinwiddie of Glendora, Calif.; and two sons, Richard Oakley of Barstow, Calif., and Sam Oakley of Hardy, Ark...
Larry Dwan Greenway (04/30/08)
Larry Dwan Greenway of Viola, Ark., son of the late Bill Greenway and Barbara Apodaca Greenway, was born Nov. 17, 1951, in Kansas City, Mo. He died April 26, 2008, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 56. He was united in marriage to Joyce Murtha in 1971. He later married Gracie Blissard. He was a child advocate in the courts in Tennessee for many years. He was a Christian...
Jack L. Ward (04/30/08)
Jack L. Ward, 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died April 21, 2008. He was born in Corning, Ark. He graduated from High School and enlisted in the Navy. He later obtained several master's degrees from Arkansas State University, University of Arkansas and the University of Arizona. He taught school at Old Main, Parkview, Central and Mann...
Veola Henderson (04/30/08)
Veola Shaver Henderson, 80, of Sulphur Rock, Ark., died on April 25, 2008, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Aug. 24, 1926, at Mount Pleasant, Ark., the daughter of the late Oather and Minie (Henderson) Shaver. She was a homemaker and attended the Jesus is the Way Church at Magness...
Grace Linebarger (04/30/08)
Grace Martin Linebarger, 100, of Batesville, Ark., died April 25, 2008, at Poplar, Bluff, Mo. She was born March 14, 1908, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Alan and Mame Amelia (Hays) Martin. She was a retired school teacher, homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church at Batesville...
Harry John Jameson (04/30/08)
Harry John Jameson, 62, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Harry and Cecilia (Schultz) Jameson, was born Feb. 1, 1946, in New York City, N.Y. He died April 19, 2008, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth Rust on Feb. 14, 1993, at Fort Smith, Ark...
Annie Lorene Gould (04/30/08)
Annie Lorene Gould, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 23, 2008, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born June 22, 1919, at Jamestown, Ark., the daughter of Robert Columbus and Ollie Mae (Worthen) Baker. She was a retired factory worker and of the Methodist faith...
Betty Jo Pickens (04/30/08)
Betty Jo Pickens of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, April 16, 2008 in her home. She was born June 5, 1933, in Birmingham, Ala., to Henry Wilson and Dosia Marie Pickens. She received a bachelor's degree in business education from Arkansas Tech University and a master's degree in education from Arkansas State University...
Deanna Marie Bobo (04/30/08)
Deanna Marie Bobo, 38, of Ash Flat, Ark., died April 22, 2008, at the St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 20, 1970, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter Paul Dean and Helen Marie Huckabee Snyder. She was an accountant for Century Flooring in Melbourne, coached the girls Highland Summer Softball League for eight plus years and attended the Liberty Hill Methodist Church located in the Liberty Hill community...
Bernice Tipton (04/30/08)
Bernice Tipton, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: one son, Teddy Tipton and his wife Janetta of Hardy; two grandsons, Jeff Tipton and wife Cheryl of Nixa Mo., and Teddy E. Tipton of Hardy; and six great-grandchildren...
Charles Ray Owens (04/24/08)
Charles Ray Owens, of Union, Ark., son of the late C.L. (Spikey) Owens and Ollie Jennings Owens, was born Jan. 21, 1949, in Union. He died April 12, 2008, at his home at the age of 59. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a fiber optic cable splicer and worked with a construction crew laying line for telephone companies. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Union...
Nora Shelley (04/24/08)
Nora Shelley of Ash Flat, daughter of the late James Thomas Shelley and Mary Ann McConnell Shelley, was born May 3, 1928, in Ballard (Peace Valley), Ark. She died April 13, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Valley Pentecostal Church...
Joann H. Rolen (04/24/08)
Joann H. Rolen, 66, of Kansas City, Kan., died April 11, 2008, at Providence Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1941, in Thayer, Mo. She is survived by: four daughters, Sharon Richards, Karen Yanez, Sarah Rolen, all of Kansas City, Kan., and Kathy McConnell of Lawson, Mo.; two sons, Kenneth and Michael Rolen both of Kansas City, Kan.; two sisters, Ruth Combs and Louise Atchisson of St. ...
Vincent Johnson (04/24/08)
Vincent Wayne Johnson, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Eric John Johnson and Ruth Madge King Johnson, was born on March 6, 1930, in Blythe, Calif. He died April 18, 2008, at his home in Salem at the age of 78. He was united in marrige to Grace Elizabeth Simington on Dec. 8, 1968, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a self-employed farmer...
Dale Shoemate (04/24/08)
Dale Shoemate, of Salem, Ark., son of the late William Rufus Shoemate and Eula Owens Shoemate, was born Sept. 20, 1934, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died April 18, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 73. He was united in marriage to Cathy Mask on March 20, 1970, at Salem. To this union two children were born. He was a lineman with North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem for many years. He was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
John Noordhoek (04/24/08)
John Noordhoek, 76, of Desha, Ark., died April 15, 2008, in a Batesville hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 4, 1931, in Sandborne, Minn., the son of Arie Noordhoek and Lena Olencamp Noordhoek. He served his country in the armed forces during the Korean War...
Jean Huff (04/24/08)
Jean Huff, 71, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, at Allen Ky., to John and Virgie (Burchett) Fannin. She was a homemaker, worked for General Industries in Bald Knob and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Claude Ancel Walker (04/24/08)
Claude Ancel Walker died March 31, 2008, in Yuba City, Calif. He was 99. He was born Sept. 19, 1908, in Scotts Mills, Ore., the son of the late Joseph Walker and Susan Pickens. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was married to Catherine Walker on Aug. 6, 1932, in Waterloo, Ill...
Mildred Marie Boroff (04/24/08)
Mildred Marie Boroff, 92, of Alton, Mo., died April 13, 2008, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains, Mo. She was born April 12, 1916, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Benjamin Shiloh and Eunice Davee Hursman Johnston. On March 4, 1960, she was married in San Diego County, Calif., to Joseph Walter Boroff who preceded her in death on March 3, 1998. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
Roger Baldridge II (04/24/08)
Roger Emmet Baldridge II, 27, of Foreny, Texas, died Friday, April 11, 2008, in North Dakota. He was born Nov. 12, 1980, in Salem, Ark., the son of Roger Emmet Baldridge and Patricia Porter. He graduated from Highland High School in 1999. He was also a graduate of Tulsa Welding School...
Johnny Loyd Cooper (04/24/08)
Johnny Loyd Cooper, 67, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Joseph Delbert and Jo Isaphine (Wells) Cooper, was born on Oct. 2, 1940, at Glencoe, Ark., He died April 18, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Linda Ann Horton on June 9, 1962, at Hardy, Ark. He worked as a heavy equipment operator and county road foreman for the Fulton County Road Department. He was of the church of Christ faith...
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding (04/24/08)
Rosezetta (Weber) Holding, 78, of Camp, Ark., died April 17, 2008. She was born Oct. 27, 1929, in Parsons, Kan., the daughter of the late James and Ada Bell (Daniel) Weber. She was a former Council Bluffs resident for 40 years and had resided at Camp, Ark., for the past 17 years. She returned to Council Bluffs six months ago for medical treatment...
Charlene E. George (04/24/08)
Charlene E. George, 88, of Locust Grove, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Locust Grove, Ark., the daughter of Charles Franklin and Lucindy (Lovell) Elms. She was a school teacher and also retired from International Shoe Factory in Batesville. She was a member of the Extension Homemakers Club at Jamestown and was a member of the Locust Grove Landmark Missionary Baptist Church...
Janet Bennett (04/24/08)
Memorial services for Janet Marie Bennet, 57, West Plains, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27 at Spring Creek Community Church west of Bypass 63 on K Highway. She was born June 25, 1950, in Couch, Mo., to Gilbert and Irene Combs Harris. She died April 15, 2008, at her home...
Emmett Lee Cook (04/03/08)
Emmett Lee Cook, 79, of Thayer, Mo., was born Aug. 29, 1928, in Viola, Ark., and passed away March 23, 2008 at his home. He attended the Salem High School, where he played baseball. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with the United States Army...
Kenneth Max Pingleton (04/03/08)
Kenneth Max Pingleton, 70, of Koshkonong, Mo., died March 22, 2008, at his home. He was born March 14, 1938, in Alton, Mo., the son of George and Thelma Pingleton. Max was married to Mary Christine Holman on Nov. 26, 1958. He was a member of the United Baptist Church. He retired in 1991 from J.I. Case Company after more than 30 years of service. He continued working with farm machinery during summers with the Pro-Harvest Support Team...
Scottie Jim Grable (04/03/08)
Scottie Jim Grable, the son of Oliver Williams and Lottie Adams Williams, was born April 15, 1937, at Billmore, Mo., and died March 28, 2008, at the age of 70. Despite the handicap Scottie learned to live with, he had an outgoing personality, enjoyed life and will be remembered for the love he gave to his fellowman...
Robert Eugene Beatty (04/03/08)
Robert Eugene Beatty, 82, of Fairview Park, Ohio, formerly of Thayer, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 1, 2008. He is survived by his wife, Helen C. Beatty; his children Calvin, Phillip, Lynnette Shuttelworth (Jim) and Jane Ann; six granchildren, Monte, Randi, Joan, Tyler, Jason and Naryan; two great-grandchildren Brendan and Tanner; and three brothers Joe, Dulsey and Norma Rhea...
Veda Tharp (04/03/08)
Veda Tharp was born the daughter of Sam Tharp and?Rosa Todd Tharp on Nov. 15, 1917, in Saddle, Ark., and died March 27, 1917, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 90. She was a devoted homemaker. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Sam and Rosa Tharp; two brothers Glen and Odell Tharp; and one sister, Gratis Bishop...
Dulsy M. Ebling (04/03/08)
Dulsy M. Ebling, of Blue Springs, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died March 26, 2008. Dulsy was a volunteer for 30 years at the Medical Center of Independence and a craftsperson. Dulsy was active in the Model A Club and dedicated long-time member of Timothy Lutheran Church...
Flossie Agnes Oliver (04/03/08)
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...
Ruby Germaine Taylor (04/03/08)
Ruby Germaine Taylor, 88, of Elizabeth, Ark., daughter of the late Harvey Jackson and Mary Elizabeth (Newman) Welch, was born on Aug. 10, 1919, at Tuckermann, Ark. She died on March 23, 2008, at White River Health Care in Calico Rock, Ark., She was united in marriage to Johnny H. Taylor on March 4, 1942, at Elizabeth. She worked as an elementary school teacher for many years. She was a member of the Crossroads Church of Christ and the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association...
Brandy-Jo Owen (04/03/08)
Brandy-Jo Nicole Owen, 28, of Pomona, Mo., was born May 30, 1979, in West Plains, Mo., and died March 22, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center. Survivors include: her parents, Michael and Sharon Owen of Pomona; one brother, Michael ?Heath Owen of West Plains; two sisters, Jennifer Raelyn Owen of Moberly, Mo., and Whitney Danielle Wiese and husband, Billy of West Plains; her grandmother, Shirley Duncan of West Plains; nieces and nephew, Madison, Skylar and Trenton Owen, all of West Plains; numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Jesse Dunkin (04/03/08)
Rev. Jesse Henry Dunkin was born May 21, 1909, in Myrtle, Mo., the son of the late Elias Dunkin and Mary Elizabeth Procter Dunkin. He died March 23, 2008, in Kansas City, Mo., at the age of 98. He was united in marriage Nov. 3, 1929, at Myrtle, Mo. to Flo Cockman who preceded him in death...
Leonteen (Lee)?Hall (04/03/08)
Leonteen (Lee)?Marion Hall, 93, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 23, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born April 2, 1914, in New Bedford, Ill., the daughter of the late George and Edna Smith. She was a retired bookkeeper working for several businesses, mostly hotels. She sang with the Notabels and was a member of the Square Dancing Club and a member of the Horseshoe Bend First Baptist Church...
Lehman W. Evans (04/03/08)
Lehman W. Evans, 79, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 23, 2008, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of Oscar and Vira (Garner)?Evans. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Endsley on July 20, 1948, in Evening Shade, Ark...
Florence Poland (04/03/08)
Florence Erman Isabelle Poland was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Thomasville, Mo., the daughter of the late Frank Ledbetter and Jenny Goodman Ledbetter. She died March 20, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 75. She was united in marriage in 1948 at Winnemucca,?Nev., to Basil Johnson. In 1974, she was united in marriage at Sweet Home,?Ore., to Bob Poland. She was a bartender, owning and operating the Golden Nugget near Thayer, Mo., for several years...
Charlotte Crafton (04/03/08)
Charlotte Crafton, 83, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, March 24, 2008, at Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 21, 1925, at St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Charles and Lottie Beare) Robinson. She was a retired executive secretary and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Cave City...
Joe Dan Johnson (04/03/08)
Joe Dan Johnson, of Fenton, Mo., was born March 13, 1935, the son of Edmund "Clair" and Dora Ann (Blankenship) Johnson. Survivors include: his wife, Jeanette (Beck)?Johnson of Fenton, Mo.; one son, Jay Johnson and wife, Peggy of High Ridge, Mo.; one son, John Lockhart and wife, Sharon of Fenton, Mo.; six grandchildren, Sonya, Amy, Nikki, Joe, Matt and Jimmy; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Williams and husband, Waldo of Van Buren, Mo.; one brother, Kyle Johnson and wife, Grace of Jacksonville, Ark.; and numerous other friends and relatives.. ...
Lloyd Wayne Blevins (04/11/08)
Lloyd Wayne Blevins, 82, of Oxford, Ark., son of the late John Arthur and Thelma Faye (Cochran) Blevins, was born Sept. 30, 1925, at Union, Ark. He died April 2, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Ruby Cantrell on April 12, 1960, at Huntsville, Ark. He later was united in marriage to Velda Grills Rowden on Jan. 31, 1986, at Oxford...
Ralph Wilson Hunt (04/11/08)
Ralph Wilson Hunt, 89, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 4, 2008, at Batesville, Ark. He was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Pike County, Ohio, the son of the late Steven and Fairy Hunt. He served his country in World War II in the Air Corps as sergeant serving in China and Burma...
Larncie "L.T." Booth (04/11/08)
Larncie "L.T." Booth, 82, died on March 26, 2008, at the VA Hospital in Topeka, Kan. He was born on Aug. 12, 1925, in Moko, Ark., the son of Albert and Eather Holloway Booth. He had worked for Buttercrust Bakery and had been a machinist. He was a member of the Emmanual Baptist Church in Topeka...
Leon Glen DuBois (04/11/08)
Leon Glen DuBois, age 78, died in his home in Farewell, Mo., on April 1, 2008. He was born June 23, 1929, in Ravenden, Ark., the son of Emmaline James DuBois and Elias Grover DuBois. He attended several one-room schools in Randolph County, Ark. He later attended school for a time at Couch High School. On Nov. 3, 1948, he was married to Lucrecia Erma Crase...
Wilma Fay Hawley (04/11/08)
Wilma Fay Moser Hawley, 78, of Camden, Ark., died April 1, 2008. She was a member of West Washington Street Church of Christ. She was a retired registered nurse from Ouachita County Medical Center. She is survived by: her father, Noel Moser of Damascus, Ark.; two brothers, Kay Moser of Damascus and John Moser of Harrison; and a host of nieces and nephews...
Henry H. Zook (04/11/08)
Henry H. Zook, 81, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Henry H. Zook Sr., and Thelma Fay Malott Zook, was born Oct. 2, 1926, in Indiana. He died April 2, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was united in marriage to Nancy McAlhaney on April 14, 1956, at Morgantown, Ind. He was an electrician and worked for many years through Local 697 in Hammond, Ind. He was a member of the New Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church in Salem...
Eli Ben Davis (04/11/08)
Eli Ben Davis, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Oscar Cylvester Davis and Lydia Jane Davis, was born Sept. 10, 1918, in Elizabeth, Ark. He died March 30, 2008, at his home in Salem, at the age of 89. He was united in marriage to Olene Comstock on Feb. 23, 1983, in Melbourne, Ark...
Gary Michael Erath (04/11/08)
Gary Michael Erath, 57, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Nov. 2, 1950, in Aurora, Ill., and died March 26, 2008, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He graduated from Marmian Military Academy, and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving in Vietnam. ...
Elmer Tilley Jr. (04/11/08)
Elmer Tilley Jr. was born Feb. 25, 1934, in Lutts, Tenn., and died on April 1, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 74. He was united in marriage on March 15, 1964, in Malden, Mo., to Daisy Matthews. He was a member of Christian Tabernacle. He is survived by: his wife, Daisy of the family home in Mammoth Spring; three children, Glenda Yates and husband Glen of Thayer, Mo., Michael Andrew Tilley of Mammoth Spring and William Tilley and wife, Karen of Atwood, Okla.; four grandchildren, J.J. ...
Violet Margaret Altom (04/11/08)
Violet Margaret Altom, 66, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 3, 2008, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1941, in White County, Ark., the daughter of Tom and Retha (Sample) Pate. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: one son, Ricky Dean Altom of Pleasant Plains; a daughter and son-in-law, Sonia and Randy Huckabee of Pleasant Plains; one sister, Nola McBride of Rosie; one brother, Alvie Ray Pate of Bald Knob; one grandson, Bradley Wayne Altom of Pleasant Plains; two granddaughters, Jessica Huckbee and Racheal Huckabee both of Floral; several cousins; nieces; and nephews.. ...
Beverly "Betty" Labare (04/11/08)
Beverly "Betty" Labare died March 27, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, in New York. She is survived by: her daughter, Judy Dobson and son-in-law, Robert Jackson of Williford, Ark.; brothers, Robert Fortier of Riverside, Calif., Thomas Fortier of Old Hickory, Tenn.; sisters, Frances Traugott of Naples, Fla., and Flora LaPlante of York, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews...
Margaret Bearfield (04/11/08)
Margaret Louise Bearfield of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Samuel Brasington and Mary Wiuterstein Brasington, was born July 10, 1929 in Warren, Pa. She died March 26, 2008 in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 78. During her working years, she was employed as a cook. She was of the Baptist faith...
Rheta Lee Bennett (04/11/08)
Rheta Lee Bennett, 95, of Dalton, Ark., died March 31, 2008, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. She was born Dec. 1, 1912, at Elm Store, Ark., the daughter of Annie Jane (Bounds) Bennett and William Riley Bennett. She is survived by: several cousins...
Martelle Hulett Bristow (04/11/08)
Martelle Hulett Bristow, 83, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 30, 2008, at Batesville. She was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Center, Ark, the daughter of the late Mart and Fanny Hulett. She graduated from Ash Flat High School in 1943, and attended Harding College for a short time during World War II. She worked for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle, Wash...
Billy Van Holmes (04/18/08)
Billy Van Holmes was born Oct. 22, 1953, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Billy Dale Holmes and Helen Cates Holmes. He died April 5, 2008, in Ozark, Mo., at the age of 54 years. He was united in marriage to Judy Ann Ross and to this union two children were born, Brian Ray Holmes and Eric Van Holmes...
Jack Vickers (04/18/08)
Jack Vickers, 57, of Salem, Ark., died April 7, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 17, 1951, at Marcella, Ark., the son Henry Ford and Eula Gean Rollins Vickers. He was employed by Townsends in Batesville. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith...
Ronald Vernon Curtis (04/18/08)
Ronald Vernon Floyal Curtis, 23, of Elk City, Okla., died March 29, 2008. He was born March 24, 1985, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Ronald Curtis and Linda Buie. He graduated from Weatherford High School in Weatherford Okla. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps and Reserves and served tours of duty in Africa and had just returned from a tour of duty in Iraq. At the time of his death he was in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves...
Gage Roy Gransee (04/18/08)
Gage Roy Gransee, 17, of Thomasville, Mo., was born June 15, 1990, and died April 5, 2008. Survivors include: his mother, Mona Daves and husband, Skip of Thomasville; his father, Gary Gransee Jr. of Wisconsin; his sister, Tosha Gransee; his half-brother, Trevor Gransee of Illinois; his step-sister Courtney Daves; four aunts, Nicki Marlow of Thomasville, Ona Hobbs of Pomona, Mo., Sherri Berg and Kimberly Tape both of Wisconsin; two uncles, Jon Marlow of Thomasville and Brent Foss of Wisconsin; his paternal grandmother, Barb Frolick and husband, Dennis of Wisconsin; and his maternal grandparents, Randy and Virginia Marlow of Thomas-ville, Mo.; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Leland "Lee" Hall (04/18/08)
Lelland "Lee" Herman Hall, 82, died on April 6, 2008. Lee was born August 24, 1925, to the late Voyd C. and Mary P. Hall. He was a WWII Army Air Corp Veteran both in the European and Pacific fronts. He is survived by: his wife, Tina; a son, Walter Lee; a daughter, Elizabeth "Beth"; a sister Sarah "Ann" Smith-Hall; granddaughters, Jennifer Nicole and Mary Rebecca; grandson Jonathan Andrew; three step-son and their families;...
Ottie Susie Gayle (04/18/08)
Ottie Susie Gayle, 85, of Cave City, Ark., died April 7, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 22, 1923, at Cave City, daughter of John and Millie Thorp King. She was a homemaker and worked for Yuma Travel Lodge in Yuma, Ariz. Survivors are: a daughter, Dolores Brock of Wellton, Ariz.; one brother, Jack King of Cave City; six grandchildren, Johnny Brock, Billy Brock and Tim Brock all of Cave City, Roy Brock and Richard Brock both of North Carolina and Royalle Luchenc of Wellton; many great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Arthur "Larry" Parsons (04/18/08)
Arthur Lawrence "Larry" Parsons, 74, of Hornlake, Miss., formerly of Alton, Mo., died April 6, 2008 at his home. He was a United States Army veteran serving in the Korean War. He was a member of New Beginnings Baptist Church, a life member of DAR and the VFW...
Jewell Maxine DuBois (04/18/08)
Jewell Maxine Dubois was born Oct. 16, 1921, the daughter of Gilbert Allen Easley and Mabel Kathryn Holman Easley in Billmore, Mo., and died on April 8, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 86. She was united in marriage on May 28, 1939, in Billmore, Mo., to Truman Grover Dubois who preceded her in death on April 15, 1991...
Genevieve Dodson (04/18/08)
Genevieve "Jenny" V. Dodson (nee Forester), died March 31, 2008. She is survived by: her children, Cheryl (Mike) Morgan, Terri (Kraig Paradise) Dodson, Cindy (Bob) Heideman and Peggy (Mike) Fay; grandchildren, Mandy and Luke Morgan, Bobby (Stancie Hoven) Heideman and Jenny Heideman, Jackie and Richard Fay; great-grandchild Gage Heideman; sisters, Maxine Tinsley and Earnestine "Tootsie" Roy; and a brother, William "Bill" Forester...
Charles Fredenburg (04/18/08)
Charles Edwin Fredenburg, 63, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 3, 1944, in Salamanca, N.Y., and died April 3, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Mo. Survivors include: his wife, Sandy Fredenburg of the home; three children, Emmons James Fredenburg and wife Sandy of New York, Anita Busbey and husband, Edward of Alton, Mo., and Elizabeth Busbey and husband, Jerry of Alton; three grandchildren, Glenna, Andrea, and Toby; and numerous other friends and relatives...
Grace Linebarger (04/30/08)
Grace Martin Linebarger, 100, of Batesville, Ark., died April 25, 2008, at Poplar, Bluff, Mo. She was born March 14, 1908, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Alan and Mame Amelia (Hays) Martin. She was a retired school teacher, homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church at Batesville...
Veola Henderson (04/30/08)
Veola Shaver Henderson, 80, of Sulphur Rock, Ark., died on April 25, 2008, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Aug. 24, 1926, at Mount Pleasant, Ark., the daughter of the late Oather and Minie (Henderson) Shaver. She was a homemaker and attended the Jesus is the Way Church at Magness...
Larry Dwan Greenway (04/30/08)
Larry Dwan Greenway of Viola, Ark., son of the late Bill Greenway and Barbara Apodaca Greenway, was born Nov. 17, 1951, in Kansas City, Mo. He died April 26, 2008, at Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home at the age of 56. He was united in marriage to Joyce Murtha in 1971. He later married Gracie Blissard. He was a child advocate in the courts in Tennessee for many years. He was a Christian...
Jack L. Ward (04/30/08)
Jack L. Ward, 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died April 21, 2008. He was born in Corning, Ark. He graduated from High School and enlisted in the Navy. He later obtained several master's degrees from Arkansas State University, University of Arkansas and the University of Arizona. He taught school at Old Main, Parkview, Central and Mann...
Harry John Jameson (04/30/08)
Harry John Jameson, 62, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Harry and Cecilia (Schultz) Jameson, was born Feb. 1, 1946, in New York City, N.Y. He died April 19, 2008, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth Rust on Feb. 14, 1993, at Fort Smith, Ark...
Annie Lorene Gould (04/30/08)
Annie Lorene Gould, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 23, 2008, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born June 22, 1919, at Jamestown, Ark., the daughter of Robert Columbus and Ollie Mae (Worthen) Baker. She was a retired factory worker and of the Methodist faith...
Bernice Tipton (04/30/08)
Bernice Tipton, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: one son, Teddy Tipton and his wife Janetta of Hardy; two grandsons, Jeff Tipton and wife Cheryl of Nixa Mo., and Teddy E. Tipton of Hardy; and six great-grandchildren...
Betty Jo Pickens (04/30/08)
Betty Jo Pickens of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, April 16, 2008 in her home. She was born June 5, 1933, in Birmingham, Ala., to Henry Wilson and Dosia Marie Pickens. She received a bachelor's degree in business education from Arkansas Tech University and a master's degree in education from Arkansas State University...
Deanna Marie Bobo (04/30/08)
Deanna Marie Bobo, 38, of Ash Flat, Ark., died April 22, 2008, at the St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 20, 1970, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter Paul Dean and Helen Marie Huckabee Snyder. She was an accountant for Century Flooring in Melbourne, coached the girls Highland Summer Softball League for eight plus years and attended the Liberty Hill Methodist Church located in the Liberty Hill community...
Martha Oakley (04/30/08)
Martha Oakley, 88, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. She is survived by: one daughter, Martha Dinwiddie of Glendora, Calif.; and two sons, Richard Oakley of Barstow, Calif., and Sam Oakley of Hardy, Ark...
Violet Margaret Altom (04/11/08)
Violet Margaret Altom, 66, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 3, 2008, at her home. She was born Dec. 29, 1941, in White County, Ark., the daughter of Tom and Retha (Sample) Pate. She was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: one son, Ricky Dean Altom of Pleasant Plains; a daughter and son-in-law, Sonia and Randy Huckabee of Pleasant Plains; one sister, Nola McBride of Rosie; one brother, Alvie Ray Pate of Bald Knob; one grandson, Bradley Wayne Altom of Pleasant Plains; two granddaughters, Jessica Huckbee and Racheal Huckabee both of Floral; several cousins; nieces; and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Noel Dean Altom; and one brother, Olen Pate.Funeral services were held April 6 at the Mt. ...
Ralph Wilson Hunt (04/11/08)
Ralph Wilson Hunt, 89, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died April 4, 2008, at Batesville, Ark. He was born Oct. 7, 1918, in Pike County, Ohio, the son of the late Steven and Fairy Hunt. He served his country in World War II in the Air Corps as sergeant serving in China and Burma, was a member of the Eagles Club, Kiwanis, lifetime member of the Veterans Association Inc., member of the Turkey Mountain Golf Association and was a member of the Faith Presbyterian Church of Horseshoe Bend.Survivors include: his wife, Lavina of Horseshoe Bend; a very good friend, Lois Stevens of Horseshoe Bend; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by: his parents; one brother; and one sister.Funeral services were held on April 7 at the Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel with burial following in the Evening Shadows Memorial Park in Horseshoe Bend with Bro. ...
Ronald Vernon Curtis (04/18/08)
Ronald Vernon Floyal Curtis, 23, of Elk City, Okla., died March 29, 2008. He was born March 24, 1985, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Ronald Curtis and Linda Buie. He graduated from Weatherford High School in Weatherford Okla. He entered the U.S. Marine Corps and Reserves and served tours of duty in Africa and had just returned from a tour of duty in Iraq. ...
Rheta Lee Bennett (04/11/08)
Rheta Lee Bennett, 95, of Dalton, Ark., died March 31, 2008, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. She was born Dec. 1, 1912, at Elm Store, Ark., the daughter of Annie Jane (Bounds) Bennett and William Riley Bennett. She is survived by: several cousins.Funeral services were held April 2 with Scott Greer officiating. Burial followed at Walnut Grove Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas, Ark...
Ottie Susie Gayle (04/18/08)
Ottie Susie Gayle, 85, of Cave City, Ark., died April 7, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 22, 1923, at Cave City, the daughter of John and Millie Thorp King. She was a homemaker and worked for Yuma Travel Lodge in Yuma, Ariz. Survivors include: one daughter, Dolores Brock of Wellton, Ariz.; one brother, Jack King of Cave City; six grandchildren, Johnny Brock, Billy Brock and Tim Brock all of Cave City, Roy Brock and Richard Brock both of North Carolina and Royalle Luchenc of Wellton; many great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. ...
Nora Shelley (04/24/08)
Nora Shelley of Ash Flat, daughter of the late James Thomas Shelley and Mary Ann McConnell Shelley, was born May 3, 1928, in Ballard (Peace Valley), Ark. She died April 13, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 79. She was a homemaker and a member of Peace Valley Pentecostal Church. ...
Martha Oakley (04/30/08)
Martha Oakley, 88, died Tuesday, April 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. She is survived by: one daughter, Martha Dinwiddie of Glendora, Calif.; and two sons, Richard Oakley of Barstow, Calif., and Sam Oakley of Hardy, Ark. ...
Martelle Hulett Bristow (04/11/08)
Martelle Hulett Bristow, 83, of Evening Shade, Ark., died March 30, 2008, at Batesville. She was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Center, Ark, the daughter of the late Mart and Fanny Hulett. She graduated from Ash Flat High School in 1943, and attended Harding College for a short time during World War II. She worked for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle, Wash...
Lehman W. Evans (04/03/08)
Lehman W. Evans, 79, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 23, 2008, at the Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of Oscar and Vira (Garner) Evans. He was united in marriage to Geraldine Endsley on July 20, 1948, in Evening Shade, Ark. ...
Leonteen (Lee) Hall (04/03/08)
Leonteen (Lee) Marion Hall, 93, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died March 23, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born April 2, 1914, in New Bedford, Ill., the daughter of the late George and Edna Smith. She was a retired bookkeeper working for several businesses, mostly hotels. ...
Jack Vickers (04/18/08)
Jack Vickers, 57, of Salem, Ark., died April 7, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 17, 1951, at Marcella, Ark., the son Henry Ford and Eula Gean Rollins Vickers. He was employed by Townsends in Batesville. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith...
John Noordhoek (04/24/08)
John Noordhoek, 76, of Desha, Ark., died April 15, 2008, in a Batesville hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was born June 4, 1931, in Sandborne, Minn., the son of Arie Noordhoek and Lena Olencamp Noordhoek. He served his country in the armed forces during the Korean War. ...
Jean Huff (04/24/08)
Jean Huff, 71, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Feb. 11, 1937, at Allen Ky., to John and Virgie (Burchett) Fannin. She was a homemaker, worked for General Industries in Bald Knob and was of the Pentecostal faith. ...
Harry John Jameson (04/30/08)
Harry John Jameson, 62, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Harry and Cecilia (Schultz) Jameson, was born Feb. 1, 1946, in New York City, N.Y. He died April 19, 2008, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was united in marriage to Mary Elizabeth Rust on Feb. ...
Gary Michael Erath (04/11/08)
Gary Michael Erath, 57, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Nov. 2, 1950, in Aurora, Ill., and died March 26, 2008, as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He graduated from Marmian Military Academy, and then enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving in Vietnam. ...
Deanna Marie Bobo (04/30/08)
Deanna Marie Bobo, 38, of Ash Flat, Ark., died April 22, 2008, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 20, 1970, at Batesville, Ark., the daughter of Paul Dean and Helen Marie Huckabee Snyder. She was an accountant for Century Flooring in Melbourne, coached the girls Highland Summer Softball League for eight plus years and attended the Liberty Hill Methodist Church located in the Liberty Hill community. ...
Charlene E. George (04/24/08)
Charlene E. George, 88, of Locust Grove, Ark., died April 16, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 28, 1919, at Locust Grove, Ark., the daughter of Charles Franklin and Lucindy (Lovell) Elms. She was a school teacher and also retired from International Shoe Factory in Batesville. ...
Charlotte Crafton (04/03/08)
Charlotte Crafton, 83, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Monday, March 24, 2008, at Batesville, Ark. She was born Feb. 21, 1925, at St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Charles and Lottie Beare Robinson. She was a retired executive secretary and a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church in Cave City.Survivors include: three sons, Bob Merritt of Webster Groves, Mo., Steven Merritt and Donald Merritt both of St. ...
Bernice Tipton (04/24/08)
Bernice Tipton, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died Thursday, April 17, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: one son, Teddy Tipton and his wife, Janetta, of Hardy; two grandsons, Jeff Tipton and wife, Cheryl, of Nixa Mo., and Teddy E. ...
Betty Jo Pickens (04/24/08)
Betty Jo Pickens of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, April 16, 2008, in her home. She was born June 5, 1933, in Birmingham, Ala., to Henry Wilson and Dosia Marie Pickens. She received a bachelor's degree in business education from Arkansas Tech University and a master's degree in education from Arkansas State University. ...
Beverly "Betty" Labare (04/11/08)
Beverly "Betty" Labare died March 27, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, in New York. She is survived by: her daughter, Judy Dobson and son-in-law, Robert Jackson, of Williford, Ark.; brothers, Robert Fortier of Riverside, Calif., and Thomas Fortier of Old Hickory, Tenn.; sisters, Frances Traugott of Naples, Fla., and Flora LaPlante of York, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.Private interment will be held at a later date in the family plot in Lyon Mountain, N.Y.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SPCA or the animal shelter of your choice.. ...
Annie Lorene Gould (04/30/08)
Annie Lorene Gould, 88, of Jonesboro, Ark., died April 23, 2008, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born June 22, 1919, at Jamestown, Ark., the daughter of Robert Columbus and Ollie Mae (Worthen) Baker. She was a retired factory worker and of the Methodist faith. ...