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Obituaries from May 2008

Owen Staudacher (05/29/08)
Owen Leslie Staudacher, 64, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Leslie George and Carmon (Knight) Staudacher was born July 17, 1943, at Cove, Ark. He died May 23, 2008, at the Ash Flat Healthcare Center in Ash Flat, Ark. He was united in marriage to Lynda Jean Bell on June 19, 1970, at Rosehill, Kan...
Lila Mae Hardin (05/29/08)
Lila Mae Hardin of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Robert Lee Stone and Emma Anna Strauser Stone, was born April 12, 1922, in Kossee, Texas. She died May 22, 2008, in Viola, Ark., at the age of 86. She was united in marriage to Monroe Benton Hardin on Nov. 12, 1940, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Norma Jean Frey (05/29/08)
Norma Jean Frey, 66, of Thayer, Mo., was born Dec. 13, 1941, in Oregon County, Mo., and died May 19, 2008, at her home. Survivors include: one son, Jon Frey; her father, Fred Shoemaker, both of the home near Thayer; numerous other relatives and friends...
Gregory Olin Leach (05/29/08)
Gregory Olin Leach, 57, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Ruth M. (Bates) Roten and the late Thomas Robert Leach, was born Sept. 11, 1950, at Battle Creek, Mich. He died May 20, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was of the Methodist faith...
Thomas Collins Jr. (05/29/08)
Thomas Andrew Collins Jr., 81, son of the late Thomas Andrew Collins and Minnie Ann Wore Collins, was born at Agnos, Ark., Aug. 10, 1926. He died May 17, 2008, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was married to Elaine Bearden at Agnos on June 29, 1947, and they have four children. He was a member of Salem Masonic Lodge  No. 418 for more than 50 years, a member of the church of Christ and served honorably in the U.S. Navy...
Thomas Lee Patterson (05/29/08)
Thomas Lee Patterson, 60, of West Plains, Mo., was born Jan. 24, 1948, in Atlanta, Ga., and died May 15, 2008, at his home. Survivors include: his mother, Mamie Friend Patterson of West Plains; two brothers, Lawrence Patterson and wife, Melinda of Southaven, Miss., Glenn Patterson of Rockford, Ill.; one grandson, Christopher G. Patterson of Rockford, Ill.; numerous other relatives and friends...
Elsie Marie Brown (05/29/08)
Elsie Marie Brown of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 21, 1919, in Koshkonong, Mo., the daughter of the late Jess Brazeal and Leatha Vaughn Brazeal. She died May 15, 2008, at her home in Mammoth Spring, Ark., at the age of 88. She was united in marriage to Eli Brown who preceded her in death...
Jeff McConnaha (05/29/08)
Jeff "Whitey" McConnaha II, 28, son of Jeff McConnaha, Sr. and Trudy Marleen (Day) Waldorf was born Jan. 3, 1980, in Corona, Calif. He died May 19, 2008. Jeff was born in California moved to Missouri in the 90's. He worked in Koshkonong, Mo., as a mechanic for 10 years. He was currently employed by Durham as a welder...
Brandon Lee Cox (05/29/08)
Brandon Lee Cox, 13, of Ozark, Mo., was born Nov. 12, 1994, and died May 18, 2008, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He was a student at Ozark Upper Elementary and attended Harmony Baptist Church in Rogersville, Mo. He is survived by: his mother, Jane (DePriest) Scallion of Ozark, Mo.; his father, Michael L. ...
Opal Maxine Stone Holt (05/29/08)
Opal Maxine Stone Holt, 82, of Liberty, Mo., died May 1, 2008, at Liberty Hospital. She was born in Viola, Ark., to Alva and Laura Stone. She moved to Kansas City and married Kenneth Holt, who preceded her in death. They enjoyed many functions and travels with the Ararat Shrine. She worked for Clay County, retiring from the sheriff's office in 1991. She was a lifelong member of the Liberty United Methodist Church...
Laura Marie Wilkening (05/29/08)
Laura Marie Wilkening, 77, of Salem, Ark., daughter, of the late Fred Lee and Cora Belle (Fuller) Butler, was born Aug. 20, 1930, at Koshkonong, Mo. She died May 14, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was united in marriage to Lanis Wallace Wilkening on Jan. 10, 1962, at Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker and farmer and was a member of the Camp Church of Christ...
Virginia Cambron (05/29/08)
Virginia Cambron, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 20, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Oct. 13, 1919, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Anna Phillippi Mitchell. She was a sales associate for Ramsey's Department Store for many years...
Doyle E. Harmon (05/29/08)
Doyle E. Harmon, 85, of Highland, Ark., died May 19, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Aug. 25, 1922, the son of the late Walter and Susie (Rifensch-nieder) Harmon. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and served during World War II and received a Purple Heart...
Jeff McConnaha (05/29/08)
Born 1-3-1980 -- Died 5-19-2008
Gregory Olin Leach (05/29/08)
Born 9-11-1950 -- Died 5-20-2008
Thomas Lee Patterson (05/29/08)
Born 1-24-1948 -- Died 5-15-2008
Thomas Collins Jr. (05/29/08)
Born 8-10-1926 -- Died 5-17-2008
Norma Jean Frey (05/29/08)
Born 12-13-1941 -- Died 5-19-2008
Owen Staudacher (05/29/08)
Born 7-17-1943 -- Died 5-23-2008
Lila Mae Hardin (05/29/08)
Born 4-12-1922 -- Died 5-22-2008
Brandon Lee Cox (05/29/08)
Born 11-12-1994 -- Died 5-18-2008
Carolyn Montgomery (05/29/08)
Born 4-14-1951 -- Died 4-12-2008
Opal Maxine Stone Holt (05/29/08)
Died 5-1-2008
Elsie Marie Brown (05/29/08)
Born 9-21-1919 -- Died 5-15-2008
Laura Marie Wilkening (05/29/08)
Born 8-20-1930 -- Died 5-14-2008
Virginia Cambron (05/29/08)
Born 10-13-1919 -- Died 5-20-2008
Doyle E. Harmon (05/29/08)
Born 8-25-1922 -- Died 5-19-2008
Doyle E. Harmon (05/29/08)
Doyle E. Harmon, 85, of Highland, Ark., died May 19, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Aug. 25, 1922, the son of the late Walter and Susie (Rifenschnieder) Harmon. He was a veteran of the United States Army, served during World War II and received a Purple Heart. He was the founder and operator of Harmondo's Pizza in Highland and worked there until retirement. He was a member of the Spring River Car Club and the Arkansas Antique Car Club in Jonesboro...
Thomas Collins (05/29/08)
Thomas Andrew Collins Jr., 81, son of the late Thomas Andrew Collins and Minnie Ann Wore Collins, was born at Agnos, Ark., Aug. 10, 1926. He died May 17, 2008, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was married to Elaine Bearden at Agnos on June 29, 1947, and they have four children. He was a member of Salem Masonic Lodge  No. 418 for more than 50 years, a member of the church of Christ and served honorably in the U.S. Navy...
Virginia Cambron (05/29/08)
Virginia Cambron, 88, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 20, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Oct. 13, 1919, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Anna Phillippi Mitchell. She was a sales associate for Ramsey's Department Store for many years...
Gregory Olin Leach (05/29/08)
Gregory Olin Leach, 57, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Ruth M. (Bates) Roten and the late Thomas Robert Leach, was born Sept. 11, 1950, at Battle Creek, Mich. He died May 20, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was of the Methodist faith...
Clestyl Marie Clark (05/15/08)
Clestyl Marie Clark was born the daughter of the late Willis Fraley and Susan Childers Fraley of Nov. 3, 1924 in Thayer, Mo. She died May 8, 2008, in Thayer at the age of 83. She was united in marriage on Oct. 9, 1943 in Alton, Mo., to John T. Clark...
Charlie John Kinyon (05/15/08)
Charlie John Kinyon was born the son of Oscar Chrisman Kinyon and Chloe Chastain Kinyon on June 1, 1924, a Koshkonong, Mo., and died May 3, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 83. He graduated from the Koshkonong High School and later received his business degree from Arkansas State University...
Lorene B. Wheeler (05/15/08)
Lorene B. Wheeler, 86, of Manhattan, Kan., formerly of Thayer and West Plains, was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred Dotson and Nola Stogsdill Dotson. She died May 6, 2008, in Manhattan, Kan. She was united in marriage on Dec. 25, 1940, in Couch, Mo., to James Marvin Wheeler, who preceded her in death on March 16, 1999...
Rose Thompson (05/15/08)
Rose Thompson, 81, of Hardy, Ark., died May 2, 2008, at the Presbyterian Village in Little Rock, Ark. She was born May 26, 1926, in Kerrville, Tenn., the daughter of Joseph and Cinderella Bradley Irwin. She was first married to Troy Berry, he preceded her in death in 1973. ...
Gene Dan Maguffee (05/15/08)
Gene Dan Maguffee, 65, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Luther Obed and Beulah Edith (Kersey) Maguffee, was born on Sept. 18, 1942, at Salem, Ark., He died May 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Danna Sharon Sanders on July 10, 1970, at Salem, Ark...
Eletta May Medlock (05/15/08)
Eletta May Medlock, 91, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., died Friday, May 9, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. She was born on Sept. 21, 1916, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Goodman Fleming. She was married to Lacie Medlock on June 20, 1935, at Kings Mill, who preceded her in death in March, 1970. She was a homemaker and of the church of Christ faith...
Thomas Rhoades (05/15/08)
Thomas Rhoades, 64, of Cave City, Ark., died May 6, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 20, 1943, at Monterey Park, Calif., the son of the late John Robert and Beulah Marie (Blood) Rhoades. He had worked for the city of Cave City and was a Christian...
Robert Presley (05/15/08)
Robert Thurman Presley, age 98, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 11, 1910, near Thayer, Mo., and died May 5, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center, Thayer, Mo. Robert graduated from Alton High School in 1924, after which he was a civil service employee working as a building inspector in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo...
Jewell Verda Romine (05/15/08)
Jewell Verda Romine of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Webb and Laura Pitts Webb, was born May 28, 1918, in Oxford, Ark. She died May 5, 2008, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Palmer Romine in the spring of 1947. She was employed as a nurses aide at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem for many years. She was a Baptist...
Eugene Owens (05/15/08)
Eugene Owens, 84, of Calico Rock, Ark., died May 3, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born May 17, 1923, to James and Augusta Vernatter Owens in Calico Rock. As a young man he was first an auto mechanic, then owner and operator of a sawmill. In his later years he worked with cattle...
Wayne Ricketts (05/08/08)
Wayne Franklin Ricketts was born the son of Waymon Ricketts and Lola Elliott Ricketts on May 24, 1926, at Couch, Mo., and died April 30, 2008, in Kansas City, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage on June 26, 1948, in Thayer, Mo., to Helen Jo Cornelius...
Leo Trivitt (05/08/08)
Leo Trivitt, 89, of Ash Flat, Ark., died May 3, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Oct. 1, 1918, at Moun- tain Home, the son of Robert and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt. He was united in marriage to Eloise Campbell on June 13, 1938, at Hardy...
Frances Pauline Bone (05/08/08)
Frances Pauline Bone, 83, of Batesville, Ark., died May 1, 2008, at her home. She was born June 11, 1924, at Sage, Ark., to Winfield Scott and Cora Pearlie (Crisco) Vickery. She was the retired owner of Pauline's Bible Bookstore in Batesville, a Christian and held devotionals regularly at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home and Intermed Nursing Home in Batesville. ...
Joel James "J.J." Perkey (05/08/08)
Joel James "J.J." Perkey, 81, of Batesville, Ark., died May 2, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 5, 1926, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Charlie and Gertie Lassiter Perkey. He was retired from ConAgra Foods of Batesville, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Baptist faith...
Olivia Rose Thompson (05/08/08)
Funeral services for Olivia Rose Thompson of Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Hardy, Ark., who died Friday evening, May 2, 2008, in Little Rock are incomplete at this time but will be announced later by Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy, Ark...
Joseph Broughton (05/08/08)
Joseph Edgar Broughton, 81, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late James Edgar and Ozella (Currington) Broughton was born Sept. 11, 1926, in McClelland, Ark. He died May 1, 2008, at his home near Glencoe. He was united in marriage to Margaret Joy Lacey on Oct. 5, 1946, at Hazen, Ark. Joe worked as a serviceman for a propane gas company...
Glen E. Combs (05/08/08)
Glen E. Combs, 79, retired captain of the Tulsa Fire Department, died on April 7, 2008, at his home in Tulsa, Okla. He was born on Dec. 11, 1928, at Myrtle, Mo., the son of the late Floyd Earl Combs and Amanda Armita Williams Combs. He was married July 18, 1948, to Elaine Kindred of Tulsa...
Rocky Allen Trett (05/08/08)
Rocky Allen Trett, 46, of Viola, Ark., was born Oct. 9, 1961 in Wichita, Kan. He died of melanoma at his home in Viola, May 5, 2008. He was under the care of Legacy Hospice of Salem, Ark. Rocky graduated from Viola High School in Viola in 1980. He and Mona met their senior year and married Oct. 31, 1980. To this union, four children were born, Michael, Dustin, Logan and Megan...
Jerry Donald Warren (05/08/08)
Jerry Donald Warren was born the son of Arthur T. Warren and Lola O. Watson Warren on Oct. 21, 1936, in Bartlesville, Okla., and died May 2, 2008, in Harrison, Ark., at the age of 71. He was a salesman, working in textile sales for over 25 years and later worked as an independent insurance salesman. He was of the Southern Baptist faith...
Glen Robert Gibson (05/08/08)
Glen Robert Gibson, 86, of West Plains, Mo., died April 27, 2008, at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. He was born on Oct. 19, 1921, in Shubert, Neb., the son of the late Frederick J. Gibson and Nettie B. Moore Gibson. He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a mechanic and pilot aboard the USS Saipan and was a member of the vessel's original crew at its commission on July 14, 1946...
Murl Dean Gilbert (05/08/08)
Murl Dean Gilbert, 67, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 29, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. He was born on Feb. 3, 1941, at Pleasant Plains to Erie W. and Flora (Moore) Gilbert. He enjoyed trading cars. Survivors include: three brothers, Edgar W. Gilbert of Austin, Roy Gilbert of Newark and Jimmy Gilbert of Pleasant Plains; two sisters, Ruby Robison of Thida and Juanita Odell of Jonesboro; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Lottie Mae Willison (05/08/08)
Lottie Mae Willison was born on June 23, 1913, in French Town, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph Crayton Todd and Rosina Belle Whiteside Todd. She died April 27, 2008, in West Plains Mo., at the age of 94. She was united in marriage on March 17, 1935, in Fulton County, Ark, to Ward R. Willison, who preceded her in death on March 4, 2004...
Gene Dan Maguffee (05/15/08)
Gene Dan Maguffee, 65, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Luther Obed and Beulah Edith (Kersey) Maguffee, was born on Sept. 18, 1942, at Salem, Ark., He died May 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Danna Sharon Sanders on July 10, 1970, at Salem, Ark...
Jewell Verda Romine (05/15/08)
Jewell Verda Romine of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Elmer Webb and Laura Pitts Webb, was born May 28, 1918, in Oxford, Ark. She died May 5, 2008, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Palmer Romine in the spring of 1947. She was employed as a nurses aide at Fulton County Nursing Home in Salem for many years. She was a Baptist...
Charlie John Kinyon (05/15/08)
Charlie John Kinyon was born the son of Oscar Chrisman Kinyon and Chloe Chastain Kinyon on June 1, 1924, a Koshkonong, Mo., and died May 3, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 83. He graduated from the Koshkonong High School and later received his business degree from Arkansas State University...
Thomas Rhoades (05/15/08)
Thomas Rhoades, 64, of Cave City, Ark., died May 6, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 20, 1943, at Monterey Park, Calif., the son of the late John Robert and Beulah Marie (Blood) Rhoades. He had worked for the city of Cave City and was a Christian...
Robert Presley (05/15/08)
Robert Thurman Presley, age 98, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 11, 1910, near Thayer, Mo., and died May 5, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center, Thayer, Mo. Robert graduated from Alton High School in 1924, after which he was a civil service employee working as a building inspector in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo...
Eletta May Medlock (05/15/08)
Eletta May Medlock, 91, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., died Friday, May 9, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. She was born on Sept. 21, 1916, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Goodman Fleming. She was married to Lacie Medlock on June 20, 1935, at Kings Mill, who preceded her in death in March, 1970. She was a homemaker and of the church of Christ faith...
Rose Thompson (05/15/08)
Rose Thompson, 81, of Hardy, Ark., died May 2, 2008, at the Presbyterian Village in Little Rock, Ark. She was born May 26, 1926, in Kerrville, Tenn., the daughter of Joseph and Cinderella Bradley Irwin. She was first married to Troy Berry, he preceded her in death in 1973. ...
Lorene B. Wheeler (05/15/08)
Lorene B. Wheeler, 86, of Manhattan, Kan., formerly of Thayer and West Plains, was born Nov. 30, 1921, in Alton, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred Dotson and Nola Stogsdill Dotson. She died May 6, 2008, in Manhattan, Kan. She was united in marriage on Dec. 25, 1940, in Couch, Mo., to James Marvin Wheeler, who preceded her in death on March 16, 1999...
Eugene Owens (05/15/08)
Eugene Owens, 84, of Calico Rock, Ark., died May 3, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born May 17, 1923, to James and Augusta Vernatter Owens in Calico Rock. As a young man he was first an auto mechanic, then owner and operator of a sawmill. In his later years he worked with cattle...
Clestyl Marie Clark (05/15/08)
Clestyl Marie Clark was born the daughter of the late Willis Fraley and Susan Childers Fraley of Nov. 3, 1924 in Thayer, Mo. She died May 8, 2008, in Thayer at the age of 83. She was united in marriage on Oct. 9, 1943 in Alton, Mo., to John T. Clark...
Leo Trivitt (05/08/08)
Leo Trivitt, 89, of Ash Flat, Ark., died May 3, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Oct. 1, 1918, at Moun- tain Home, the son of Robert and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt. He was united in marriage to Eloise Campbell on June 13, 1938, at Hardy...
Lottie Mae Willison (05/08/08)
Lottie Mae Willison was born on June 23, 1913, in French Town, Ark., the daughter of the late Joseph Crayton Todd and Rosina Belle Whiteside Todd. She died April 27, 2008, in West Plains Mo., at the age of 94. She was united in marriage on March 17, 1935, in Fulton County, Ark, to Ward R. Willison, who preceded her in death on March 4, 2004...
Joseph Broughton (05/08/08)
Joseph Edgar Broughton, 81, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late James Edgar and Ozella (Currington) Broughton was born Sept. 11, 1926, in McClelland, Ark. He died May 1, 2008, at his home near Glencoe. He was united in marriage to Margaret Joy Lacey on Oct. 5, 1946, at Hazen, Ark. Joe worked as a serviceman for a propane gas company...
Frances Pauline Bone (05/08/08)
Frances Pauline Bone, 83, of Batesville, Ark., died May 1, 2008, at her home. She was born June 11, 1924, at Sage, Ark., to Winfield Scott and Cora Pearlie (Crisco) Vickery. She was the retired owner of Pauline's Bible Bookstore in Batesville, a Christian and held devotionals regularly at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home and Intermed Nursing Home in Batesville. ...
Joel James "J.J." Perkey (05/08/08)
Joel James "J.J." Perkey, 81, of Batesville, Ark., died May 2, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 5, 1926, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Charlie and Gertie Lassiter Perkey. He was retired from ConAgra Foods of Batesville, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and of the Baptist faith...
Olivia Rose Thompson (05/08/08)
Funeral services for Olivia Rose Thompson of Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Hardy, Ark., who died Friday evening, May 2, 2008, in Little Rock are incomplete at this time but will be announced later by Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy, Ark...
Wayne Ricketts (05/08/08)
Wayne Franklin Ricketts was born the son of Waymon Ricketts and Lola Elliott Ricketts on May 24, 1926, at Couch, Mo., and died April 30, 2008, in Kansas City, Mo., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage on June 26, 1948, in Thayer, Mo., to Helen Jo Cornelius...
Rocky Allen Trett (05/08/08)
Rocky Allen Trett, 46, of Viola, Ark., was born Oct. 9, 1961 in Wichita, Kan. He died of melanoma at his home in Viola, May 5, 2008. He was under the care of Legacy Hospice of Salem, Ark. Rocky graduated from Viola High School in Viola in 1980. He and Mona met their senior year and married Oct. 31, 1980. To this union, four children were born, Michael, Dustin, Logan and Megan...
Jerry Donald Warren (05/08/08)
Jerry Donald Warren was born the son of Arthur T. Warren and Lola O. Watson Warren on Oct. 21, 1936, in Bartlesville, Okla., and died May 2, 2008, in Harrison, Ark., at the age of 71. He was a salesman, working in textile sales for over 25 years and later worked as an independent insurance salesman. He was of the Southern Baptist faith...
Glen Robert Gibson (05/08/08)
Glen Robert Gibson, 86, of West Plains, Mo., died April 27, 2008, at West Vue Nursing Center in West Plains. He was born on Oct. 19, 1921, in Shubert, Neb., the son of the late Frederick J. Gibson and Nettie B. Moore Gibson. He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a mechanic and pilot aboard the USS Saipan and was a member of the vessel's original crew at its commission on July 14, 1946...
Murl Dean Gilbert (05/08/08)
Murl Dean Gilbert, 67, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 29, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. He was born on Feb. 3, 1941, at Pleasant Plains to Erie W. and Flora (Moore) Gilbert. He enjoyed trading cars. Survivors include: three brothers, Edgar W. Gilbert of Austin, Roy Gilbert of Newark and Jimmy Gilbert of Pleasant Plains; two sisters, Ruby Robison of Thida and Juanita Odell of Jonesboro; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Glen E. Combs (05/08/08)
Glen E. Combs, 79, retired captain of the Tulsa Fire Department, died on April 7, 2008, at his home in Tulsa, Okla. He was born on Dec. 11, 1928, at Myrtle, Mo., the son of the late Floyd Earl Combs and Amanda Armita Williams Combs. He was married July 18, 1948, to Elaine Kindred of Tulsa...
Carolyn Montgomery (05/21/08)
Born 4-14-1951 -- Died 4-12-2008
Carolyn Montgomery (05/21/08)
Born 4-14-1951 -- Died 4-12-2008
Lois Margaret Britt (05/21/08)
Lois Margaret Britt, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Milton Emil Anderson and Alice Pearl Holling Anderson, was born Feb. 11, 1945, in Brainard, Minn. She died May 5, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 63. She was united in marriage to Donald Lewis Britt Sr. on July 29, 1967...
Carol Branscum (05/21/08)
Carol Branscum, 62 of Salado, Ark., died May 11 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1946, at Oil Trough, Ark., the daughter of Franklin William and Gladys May (Totten) Pratt. She had worked at GDX Automotive in Batesville for 23 years and was a member of the Salado Baptist Church at Salado...
D. Larry Paul (05/21/08)
D. Larry Paul, 61, of Salem, Ark., son of the late David Delbert and Winnie Lee (Stroud) Paul, was born Sept. 20, 1946, at Russellville, Ark. He died May 12, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was united in marriage to Priscilla Jean Franks on June 9, 1969, at Salem. ...
Eugene Owens (05/21/08)
Eugene Owens, 84, of Calico Rock, Ark., died May 3, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was born May 17, 1923, to James and Augusta Vernatter Owens in Calico Rock. As a young man he was first an auto mechanic, then owner and operator of a sawmill. In his later years he worked with cattle...
Reginald "Reggie" Davis (05/21/08)
Reginald Roger "Reggie" Davis, 42, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died May 10, 2008, at his residence. He was born April 16, 1966, in Opelika, Ala., the son of Wilburn Roger Davis and Patricia A. Alderman. Reggie lived in Jackson, Miss., most of his adult life. He was employed as a certified HVAC technician for 15 years. He moved to Cherokee Village in  May of 2007, to be near his mother. He was baptized in 1993 at Lakeshore Baptist Church in Jackson, Miss...
Floyd Herman Meyers (05/21/08)
Floyd Herman Meyers, 80, of Highland, Ark., died May 9, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Dec. 15, 1927, the son of Charles and Elva (Dorsey) Meyers. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He moved to Sharp County from Cherry Valley, Ill., in 1968. He owned and operated the Hardy Cleaners with his wife, Betty, and also owned a moving business and a snowplowing business locally. He was a member of the American Legion, the Elks, was a Mason and a Shriner...
Louise Juanita Mashburn (05/21/08)
Louise Juanita Mashburn of Williford died May 7, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge, Ark., at the age of 87. She was born Oct. 16, 1920, at Newport, Ark., daughter of Alfred and Louie (Justus) Mashburn. She was married to William P. Garside on May 11, 1950, in Topeka, Kan...
Don David McBride (05/21/08)
Don David McBride, 83, of Aurora, Mo., died Friday, May 9, 2008, at Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Mo. Don was born on Oct. 9, 1924, in Salem, Ark., to John and Alta (Smith) McBride. He was a graduate of West Plains High School, West Plains, Mo., a World War II Army Veteran, a Mason with the Shiner's of Mountain Home, Ark., was director of meats with Associated Wholesale Grocers of Springfield, retiring in 1992, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Aurora...
Floyd Herman Meyers (05/21/08)
Born 12-15-1927 -- Died 5-9-2008
Don David McBride (05/21/08)
Born 10-9-1924 -- Died 5-9-2008
Lois Margaret Britt (05/21/08)
Born 2-11-1945 -- Died 5-5-2008
Genella Lou Thornton (05/21/08)
Born 2-9-1935 -- Died 5-11-2008
John Cecil Morris (05/21/08)
Born 4-2-1918 -- Died 5-15-2008
Reginald "Reggie" Davis (05/21/08)
Born 4-16-1966 -- Died 5-10-2008
Carol Branscum (05/21/08)
Born 1-17-1946 -- Died 5-11-2008
D. Larry Paul (05/21/08)
Born 9-20-1946 -- Died 5-12-2008
Zelma Vera Washam (05/21/08)
Born 8-15-1924 -- Died 5-10-2008
Norman L. Martin (05/21/08)
Born 5-13-1934 -- Died 5-15-2008
Charles "Neal" Johnson (05/21/08)
Born 11-11-1936 -- Died 5-5-2008
Don David McBride (05/21/08)
Born 10-9-1924 -- Died 5-9-2008
Floyd Herman Meyers (05/21/08)
Born 12-15-1927 -- Died 5-9-2008
Zelma Vera Washam (05/21/08)
Born 8-15-1924 -- Died 5-10-2008
Carol Branscum (05/21/08)
Born 1-17-1946 -- Died 5-11-2008
Reginald "Reggie" Davis (05/21/08)
Born 4-16-1966 -- Died 5-10-2008
John Cecil Morris (05/21/08)
Born 4-2-1918 -- Died 5-15-2008
Genella Lou Thornton (05/21/08)
Born 2-9-1935 -- Died 5-11-2008
D. Larry Paul (05/21/08)
Born 9-20-1946 -- Died 5-12-2008
Norman L. Martin (05/21/08)
Born 5-13-1934 -- Died 5-15-2008
Lois Margaret Britt (05/21/08)
Born 2-11-1945 -- Died 5-5-2008
Charles "Neal" Johnson (05/21/08)
Charles "Neal" Johnson
Gene Dan Maguffee (05/17/08)
Gene Dan Maguffee, 65, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Luther Obed and Beulah Edith (Kersey) Maguffee, was born on Sept. 18, 1942, at Salem, Ark., He died May 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Danna Sharon Sanders on July 10, 1970, at Salem, Ark. ...
Thomas Rhoades (05/17/08)
Thomas Rhoades, 64, of Cave City, Ark., died May 6, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 20, 1943, at Monterey Park, Calif., the son of the late John Robert and Beulah Marie (Blood) Rhoades. He had worked for the city of Cave City and was a Christian...
Charles "Neal" Johnson (05/17/08)
Charles "Neal" Johnson 71, of Batesville, Ark., died May 5, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 11, 1936, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Edward Daniel and Mattie Alice (Cole) Johnson. He was a U.S. Army veteran, retired district manager for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and a member of the VFW in Batesville. He was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church in Batesville...
Rose Thompson (05/17/08)
Rose Thompson, 81, of Hardy, Ark., died May 2, 2008, at the Presbyterian Village in Little Rock, Ark. She was born May 26, 1926, in Kerrville, Tenn., the daughter of Joseph and Cinderella Bradley Irwin. She was first married to Troy Berry, he preceded her in death in 1973. ...
Eletta May Medlock (05/17/08)
Eletta May Medlock, 91, of Walnut Ridge, Ark., died Friday, May 9, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. She was born on Sept. 21, 1916, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of the late Frank and Mary Goodman Fleming. She was married to Lacie Medlock on June 20, 1935, at Kings Mill, who preceded her in death in March, 1970. She was a homemaker and of the church of Christ faith...
Joseph Broughton (05/17/08)
Joseph Edgar Broughton, 81, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late James Edgar and Ozella (Currington) Broughton was born Sept. 11, 1926, in McClelland, Ark. He died May 1, 2008, at his home near Glencoe. He was united in marriage to Margaret Joy Lacey on Oct. 5, 1946, at Hazen, Ark. Joe worked as a serviceman for a propane gas company...
Gene Dan Maguffee (05/17/08)
Born 9-18-1942 -- Died 5-10-2008
Robert Presley (05/17/08)
Born 2-11-1910 -- Died 5-5-2008
Clestyl Marie Clark (05/17/08)
Born 11-3-1924 -- Died 5-8-2008
Charlie John Kinyon (05/17/08)
orn 6-1-1924 -- Died 5-3-2008
Eletta May Medlock (05/17/08)
Born 9-21-1916 -- Died 5-9-2008
Eugene Owens (05/17/08)
Born 5-17-1923 -- Died 5-3-2008
Lorene B. Wheeler (05/17/08)
Born 11-30-1921 -- Died 5-6-2008
Rose Thompson (05/17/08)
Born 5-26-1926 -- Died 5-2-2008
Thomas Rhoades (05/17/08)
orn 11-20-1943 -- Died 5-6-2008
Jewell Verda Romine (05/17/08)
orn 5-28-1918 -- Died 5-5-2008
Rose Thompson (05/17/08)
Born 5-26-1926 -- Died 5-2-2008
Lorene B. Wheeler (05/17/08)
Born 11-30-1921 -- Died 5-6-2008
Clestyl Marie Clark (05/17/08)
Born 11-3-1924 -- Died 5-8-2008
Eugene Owens (05/17/08)
Born 5-17-1923 -- Died 5-3-2008
Eletta May Medlock (05/17/08)
Born 9-21-1916 -- Died 5-9-2008
Robert Presley (05/17/08)
Born 2-11-1910 -- Died 5-5-2008
Charlie John Kinyon (05/17/08)
Born 6-1-1924 -- Died 5-3-2008
Gene Dan Maguffee (05/17/08)
Born 9-18-1942 -- Died 5-10-2008
Thomas Rhoades (05/17/08)
Born 11-20-1943 -- Died 5-6-2008
Jewell Verda Romine (05/17/08)
Born 5-28-1918 -- Died 5-5-2008
Murl Dean Gilbert (05/08/08)
Murl Dean Gilbert, 67, of Pleasant Plains, Ark., died April 29, 2008, at a Searcy hospital. He was born on Feb. 3, 1941, at Pleasant Plains to Erie W. and Flora (Moore) Gilbert. He enjoyed trading cars. Survivors include: three brothers, Edgar W. Gilbert of Austin, Roy Gilbert of Newark and Jimmy Gilbert of Pleasant Plains; two sisters, Ruby Robison of Thida and Juanita Odell of Jonesboro; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. ...
Leo Trivitt (05/08/08)
Leo Trivitt, 89, of Ash Flat, Ark., died May 3, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Oct. 1, 1918, at Mountain Home, the son of Robert and Cora Lawhorn Trivitt. He was united in marriage to Eoise Campbell on June 13, 1938, at Hardy. ...
Joel James "J.J." Perkey (05/08/08)
Joel James "J.J." Perkey, 81, of Batesville, Ark., died May 2, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Dec. 5, 1926, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Charlie and Gertie Lassiter Perkey. He was retired from ConAgra Foods of Batesville, a U.S. ...
Grace Martin Linebarger (05/08/08)
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. ...
Frances Pauline Bone (05/08/08)
Frances Pauline Bone, 83, of Batesville, Ark., died May 1, 2008, at her home. She was born June 11, 1924, at Sage, Ark., to Winfield Scott and Cora Pearlie (Crisco) Vickery. She was the retired owner of Pauline's Bible Bookstore in Batesville, a Christian and held devotionals regularly at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home and Intermed Nursing Home in Batesville. ...