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Obituaries from August 2008

Sarah Washam (08/28/08)
Sarah Washam, 83, of Amory, Miss., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Aug. 26, 1924, near Saddle, Ark., the daughter of Daniel Jefferson Wheatley and Mary Estella Fraiser. She died Aug. 16, 2008, in Amory, Miss. She is survived by: numerous nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends...
Clinton Dean Staggs (08/28/08)
Clinton Dean Staggs, son of Ronald Dean Staggs and Victoria Lynn Sandy Staggs, was born Sept. 12, 1978, in Zanesville, Ohio. He died Aug. 17, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nev., at the age of 30. He was united in marriage to Rebecca Kane on July 11, 1998. At the time of his death, he was employed as an electrician for Power Plus, Inc. He was of the Christian faith...
Dorothy Beardslee (08/28/08)
Dorothy Dolores Beardslee, 67, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 16, 2008, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Dorothy was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Cartersville, Ga., the daughter of Charles and Alice Mae (Matthews) Alford. She was united in marriage to Dean Beardslee on Jan. 1, 1973, in Moss Point,  Miss...
John Billing Jr. (08/28/08)
John McDonald Billing Jr., 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late John McDonald and Mattie Elizabeth (Nettleton) Billing Sr., was born Dec. 26, 1920, in Pocatello, Idaho. He died Aug. 17, 2008, at the Spring River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark...
Paul Dean Perrigo (08/28/08)
Paul Dean Perrigo, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 23, 1913, on a homestead in Union County, N.M., the son of the late Johnathan Earl Perrigo and Annaliza Urton Perrigo, and died Aug. 17, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage to Leila Sullivan on Nov. 19, 1960, in Oregon County, Mo...
Sandra Kay McMahon (08/28/08)
Sandra Kay McMahon, 45, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2008, at her residence. She was born Aug. 21, 1962, the daughter of Herman David Miller and Dorothy Irene (McDonald) Miller. She moved to the Sharp County area in 1971, with her family from Peoria, Ill. She worked as a pharmacy tech for the Davis Drug Store in Highland...
David Lee Clankie (08/28/08)
David Lee Clankie, 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 17, 1948, in Rockford, Ill., and died Aug. 14, 2008, in Alton, Mo. Survivors include: one daughter, Bethany Humphrey of Adams Friendship, Wis.; one step-daughter, Tammy Crabtree of Alton, Mo.; three brothers, George of Illinois, Randall of Wisconsin, Larry of Tennessee; one sister, Judy of Illinois; his ex-wife, Opal Sullivan of Wisconsin; six grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Vaughn D. Reeves (08/28/08)
Vaughn D. Reeves, son of the late Archie William Reeves and Margie Walker Reeves, was born on Jan. 19, 1927, in Mount Pleasant, Ark. He died Aug. 20, 2008, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage to Martha Twilley on Dec. 29, 1946, in Grand Falls, Texas...
Mary Edna Neeley (08/28/08)
Mary Edna Neeley, 91, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2008, at the Ash Flat Convalescent Center. Edna was born on June 17, 1917, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Ed and Bertha Thompson. She was united in marriage to Don Neeley in 1934 in Evening Shade and was a long time resident of Ash Flat. She owned and operated a restaurant in Ash Flat for many years and was a caregiver and homemaker...
Lavern Murine Byers (08/28/08)
Lavern Murine Byers, 89, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Jan. 16, 1919, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of Levi Andrew Smith and Gracie Louann (Powell) Smith. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Byers on June 4, 1938, in Hardy. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village for many years...
Frank Pritchard (08/28/08)
Frank Pritchard, 62, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Aug. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born March 16, 1946, in Indiana, the son of the late Hurshel and Elizabeth Pritchard. He was retired from Parker Hydraulics in Benton and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: his wife, Betty Pritchard of the home; one son, Charles Pritchard of Benton; four daughters, Renee McDaniel of Evening Shade, Frankie Crowe of Prattsville, Georgia Deloach and Josie Morrison both of Benton; one brother, Timmy King of Tennessee; two sisters, Millie Bishop of Michigan and Terrie Williams of Conway; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Thomas "T.G." Tuggle (08/28/08)
Thomas Gerald "T.G." Tuggle, 81, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 3, 1926, at Emery, Ark., the son of Carlie and Elsie (Mobley) Tuggle. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a farmer and a member of the Rings Chapel Missionary Baptist Church located at Emery...
Sarah Meek (08/28/08)
Sarah Meek, 70, of Paragould, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Jonesboro and was a retired RN. She is survived by: two daughters, Teahna Goodson of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Terrie Meek of Paragould; two sons, Danny Meek of Little Rock and Brett Meek of Greenbrier; two brothers; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Sarah Washam (08/28/08)
Sarah Washam, 83, of Amory, Miss., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Aug. 26, 1924, near Saddle, Ark., the daughter of Daniel Jefferson Wheatley and Mary Estella Fraiser. She died Aug. 16, 2008, in Amory, Miss. She is survived by: numerous nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends...
Dorothy Beardslee (08/28/08)
Dorothy Dolores Beardslee, 67, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 16, 2008, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Dorothy was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Cartersville, Ga., the daughter of Charles and Alice Mae (Matthews) Alford. She was united in marriage to Dean Beardslee on Jan. 1, 1973, in Moss Point,  Miss...
Clinton Dean Staggs (08/28/08)
Clinton Dean Staggs, son of Ronald Dean Staggs and Victoria Lynn Sandy Staggs, was born Sept. 12, 1978, in Zanesville, Ohio. He died Aug. 17, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nev., at the age of 30. He was united in marriage to Rebecca Kane on July 11, 1998. At the time of his death, he was employed as an electrician for Power Plus, Inc. He was of the Christian faith...
Paul Dean Perrigo (08/28/08)
Paul Dean Perrigo, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born Nov. 23, 1913, on a homestead in Union County, N.M., the son of the late Johnathan Earl Perrigo and Annaliza Urton Perrigo, and died Aug. 17, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He was united in marriage to Leila Sullivan on Nov. 19, 1960, in Oregon County, Mo...
Sandra Kay McMahon (08/28/08)
Sandra Kay McMahon, 45, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2008, at her residence. She was born Aug. 21, 1962, the daughter of Herman David Miller and Dorothy Irene (McDonald) Miller. She moved to the Sharp County area in 1971, with her family from Peoria, Ill. She worked as a pharmacy tech for the Davis Drug Store in Highland...
David Lee Clankie (08/28/08)
David Lee Clankie, 60, of Alton, Mo., was born Jan. 17, 1948, in Rockford, Ill., and died Aug. 14, 2008, in Alton, Mo. Survivors include: one daughter, Bethany Humphrey of Adams Friendship, Wis.; one step-daughter, Tammy Crabtree of Alton, Mo.; three brothers, George of Illinois, Randall of Wisconsin, Larry of Tennessee; one sister, Judy of Illinois; his ex-wife, Opal Sullivan of Wisconsin; six grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Vaughn D. Reeves (08/28/08)
Vaughn D. Reeves, son of the late Archie William Reeves and Margie Walker Reeves, was born on Jan. 19, 1927, in Mount Pleasant, Ark. He died Aug. 20, 2008, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 81. He was united in marriage to Martha Twilley on Dec. 29, 1946, in Grand Falls, Texas...
Mary Edna Neeley (08/28/08)
Mary Edna Neeley, 91, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2008, at the Ash Flat Convalescent Center. Edna was born on June 17, 1917, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Ed and Bertha Thompson. She was united in marriage to Don Neeley in 1934 in Evening Shade and was a long time resident of Ash Flat. She owned and operated a restaurant in Ash Flat for many years and was a caregiver and homemaker...
Lavern Murine Byers (08/28/08)
Lavern Murine Byers, 89, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Jan. 16, 1919, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of Levi Andrew Smith and Gracie Louann (Powell) Smith. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Byers on June 4, 1938, in Hardy. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village for many years...
Frank Pritchard (08/28/08)
Frank Pritchard, 62, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Aug. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born March 16, 1946, in Indiana, the son of the late Hurshel and Elizabeth Pritchard. He was retired from Parker Hydraulics in Benton and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: his wife, Betty Pritchard of the home; one son, Charles Pritchard of Benton; four daughters, Renee McDaniel of Evening Shade, Frankie Crowe of Prattsville, Georgia Deloach and Josie Morrison both of Benton; one brother, Timmy King of Tennessee; two sisters, Millie Bishop of Michigan and Terrie Williams of Conway; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Thomas "T.G." Tuggle (08/28/08)
Thomas Gerald "T.G." Tuggle, 81, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 3, 1926, at Emery, Ark., the son of Carlie and Elsie (Mobley) Tuggle. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a farmer and a member of the Rings Chapel Missionary Baptist Church located at Emery...
John Billing Jr. (08/28/08)
John McDonald Billing Jr., 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late John McDonald and Mattie Elizabeth (Nettleton) Billing Sr., was born Dec. 26, 1920, in Pocatello, Idaho. He died Aug. 17, 2008, at the Spring River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark...
Sarah Meek (08/28/08)
Sarah Meek, 70, of Paragould, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Jonesboro and was a retired RN. She is survived by: two daughters, Teahna Goodson of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Terrie Meek of Paragould; two sons, Danny Meek of Little Rock and Brett Meek of Greenbrier; two brothers; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Lavern Murine Byers (08/28/08)
Lavern Murine Byers, 89, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2008, in Ash Flat, Ark. She was born Jan. 16, 1919, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of Levi Andrew Smith and Gracie Louann (Powell) Smith. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Byers on June 4, 1938, in Hardy. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village for many years...
Thomas "T.G." Tuggle (08/28/08)
Thomas Gerald "T.G." Tuggle, 81, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 3, 1926, at Emery, Ark., the son of Carlie and Elsie (Mobley) Tuggle. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a farmer and a member of the Rings Chapel Missionary Baptist Church located at Emery...
Mary Edna Neeley (08/28/08)
Mary Edna Neeley, 91, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 21, 2008, at the Ash Flat Convalescent Center. Edna was born on June 17, 1917, in Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Ed and Bertha Thompson. She was united in marriage to Don Neeley in 1934 in Evening Shade and was a long time resident of Ash Flat. She owned and operated a restaurant in Ash Flat for many years and was a caregiver and homemaker...
Sarah Meek (08/28/08)
Sarah Meek, 70, of Paragould, Ark., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Jonesboro and was a retired RN. She is survived by: two daughters, Teahna Goodson of Mammoth Spring, Ark., and Terrie Meek of Paragould; two sons, Danny Meek of Little Rock and Brett Meek of Greenbrier; two brothers; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Dorothy Beardslee (08/28/08)
Dorothy Dolores Beardslee, 67, of Hardy, Ark., died Aug. 16, 2008, at St. Vincent's Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Dorothy was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Cartersville, Ga., the daughter of Charles and Alice Mae (Matthews) Alford. She was united in marriage to Dean Beardslee on Jan. 1, 1973, in Moss Point,  Miss. She was retired from the Boeing Company. She moved to Star of the Sea in rural Hardy in 1999 from Renton, Wash., with her family...
John McDonald Billing Jr. (08/28/08)
John McDonald Billing Jr., 87, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late John McDonald and Mattie Elizabeth (Nettleton) Billing Sr., was born Dec. 26, 1920, in Pocatello, Idaho. He died Aug. 17, 2008, at the Spring River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark...
Frank Pritchard (08/28/08)
Frank Pritchard, 62, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Aug. 16, 2008, at his home. He was born March 16, 1946, in Indiana, the son of the late Hurshel and Elizabeth Pritchard. He was retired from Parker Hydraulics in Benton and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include: his wife, Betty Pritchard of the home; one son, Charles Pritchard of Benton; four daughters, Renee McDaniel of Evening Shade, Frankie Crowe of Prattsville, Georgia Deloach and Josie Morrison both of Benton; one brother, Timmy King of Tennessee; two sisters, Millie Bishop of Michigan and Terrie Williams of Conway; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Sandra Kay McMahon (08/28/08)
Sandra Kay McMahon, 45, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2008, at her residence. She was born Aug. 21, 1962, the daughter of Herman David Miller and Dorothy Irene (McDonald) Miller. She moved to the Sharp County area in 1971, with her family from Peoria, Ill. She worked as a pharmacy tech for the Davis Drug Store in Highland...
Carrie Beardslee (08/21/08)
Carrie Beardslee, died Aug. 6, 2008. She was born in Salem, Ark., the daughter of James Chesnut and Fannie O. Maguffee. She married Delmar Beardslee in Flint, Mich., in 1942. He preceded her in death in August of 1979. During World War II while Delmar was away in the Navy, she worked at the AC Spark Plug Division to aid the war effort. Mrs. Beardslee retired from AC and had previously worked for Genova of Davison and Century 21...
Ottie Mae Neal (08/21/08)
Ottie Mae Neal, 97, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2008, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Feb. 12, 1911, at New Albany, Kan., the daughter of Authur T. and Maggie (Crain) Wright. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God in Cave City...
Alma Hammond (08/21/08)
Alma Elizabeth Hammond, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late George Sherwood and Rachel Alverta (Sapp) Walker, was born Oct. 28, 1914, at Cureall, Mo. She died Aug. 5, 2008, in Salem, Ark. Alma was united in marriage to Abe Millard Hammond on Feb. 22, 1936, at Mt. Calm, Ark...
Paul Dean Hall (08/21/08)
Paul Dean Hall, son of the late Howard Ray Hall and Virtie Davis Hall, was born Dec. 7, 1936, in Oxford, Ark. He died Aug. 14, 2008 in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Peggy Nell Killian on June 8, 1955, in Melbourne, Ark., and to this union two daughters were born. He was a barber in Little Rock for 48 years. He owned the Meadowcliff Barbershop for 35 of those years...
Bernard L. Robinson (08/21/08)
Bernard L. Robinson, 85, died Aug. 11, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital. He was the son of Byron and Catherine Robinson of Vincennes, Indiana, and Estelle and Ben Lee of Chicago, Ill. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and saw action during WWII, after his military service he worked for the FAA as an Air Traffic Controller in Aurora, Ill. When he retired from the FAA he became an owner/operator of a McDonald's restaurant in Paramount, Calif., for 10 years...
Ruth M. Kunkel (08/21/08)
Ruth M. Kunkel, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Aug. 13, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 4, 1918, at Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Dotson B. and Anna Belle (Graddy) Metcalf. She was a homemaker, a librarian at Evening Shade for eight years, a member of the Extension Homemakers Club in Evening Shade and a member of the Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Ronnie Eugene Allard (08/21/08)
Ronnie Eugene Allard, 47, of Cherokee Village, Ark., son of Faye Anglene (Angie) Hensley Allard and the late Bobby Eugene Allard, was born June 20, 1961, at Watervelite, Mich. He died Aug. 12, 2008, in Cherokee Village, Ark. Ronnie worked as a plumber and was a member of the Saddle Baptist Church at Saddle, Ark...
Ricky Lawrence Sr. (08/21/08)
Clarence Richard "Ricky" Lawrence Sr., 64, of Williford, Ark., died Aug. 9, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born June 10, 1944, in Imboden, Ark., the son of the late Leonard Lawrence and Opal Watts Lawrence. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked many years as a truck driver before retiring...
Anna Arvilla Ross (08/21/08)
Anna Arvilla (Madden) Ross, 76, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 1, 1931, in Thayer, Mo., and died Aug. 5, 2008, at her home. She was united in marriage to Bobbie J. Ross on Dec. 8, 1952, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker and a member of the Grand Gulf Shiloh Church...
Carrie Beardslee (08/21/08)
Carrie Beardslee, died Aug. 6, 2008. She was born in Salem, Ark., the daughter of James Chesnut and Fannie O. Maguffee. She married Delmar Beardslee in Flint, Mich., in 1942. He preceded her in death in August of 1979. During World War II while Delmar was away in the Navy, she worked at the AC Spark Plug Division to aid the war effort. Mrs. Beardslee retired from AC and had previously worked for Genova of Davison and Century 21...
Ottie Mae Neal (08/21/08)
Ottie Mae Neal, 97, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2008, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Feb. 12, 1911, at New Albany, Kan., the daughter of Authur T. and Maggie (Crain) Wright. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God in Cave City...
Alma Hammond (08/21/08)
Alma Elizabeth Hammond, 93, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late George Sherwood and Rachel Alverta (Sapp) Walker, was born Oct. 28, 1914, at Cureall, Mo. She died Aug. 5, 2008, in Salem, Ark. Alma was united in marriage to Abe Millard Hammond on Feb. 22, 1936, at Mt. Calm, Ark...
Paul Dean Hall (08/21/08)
Paul Dean Hall, son of the late Howard Ray Hall and Virtie Davis Hall, was born Dec. 7, 1936, in Oxford, Ark. He died Aug. 14, 2008 in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 72. He was united in marriage to Peggy Nell Killian on June 8, 1955, in Melbourne, Ark., and to this union two daughters were born. He was a barber in Little Rock for 48 years. He owned the Meadowcliff Barbershop for 35 of those years...
Bernard L. Robinson (08/21/08)
Bernard L. Robinson, 85, died Aug. 11, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital. He was the son of Byron and Catherine Robinson of Vincennes, Indiana, and Estelle and Ben Lee of Chicago, Ill. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and saw action during WWII, after his military service he worked for the FAA as an Air Traffic Controller in Aurora, Ill. When he retired from the FAA he became an owner/operator of a McDonald's restaurant in Paramount, Calif., for 10 years...
Ruth M. Kunkel (08/21/08)
Ruth M. Kunkel, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Aug. 13, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 4, 1918, at Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Dotson B. and Anna Belle (Graddy) Metcalf. She was a homemaker, a librarian at Evening Shade for eight years, a member of the Extension Homemakers Club in Evening Shade and a member of the Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Ronnie Eugene Allard (08/21/08)
Ronnie Eugene Allard, 47, of Cherokee Village, Ark., son of Faye Anglene (Angie) Hensley Allard and the late Bobby Eugene Allard, was born June 20, 1961, at Watervelite, Mich. He died Aug. 12, 2008, in Cherokee Village, Ark. Ronnie worked as a plumber and was a member of the Saddle Baptist Church at Saddle, Ark...
Ricky Lawrence Sr. (08/21/08)
Clarence Richard "Ricky" Lawrence Sr., 64, of Williford, Ark., died Aug. 9, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born June 10, 1944, in Imboden, Ark., the son of the late Leonard Lawrence and Opal Watts Lawrence. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked many years as a truck driver before retiring...
Anna Arvilla Ross (08/21/08)
Anna Arvilla (Madden) Ross, 76, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 1, 1931, in Thayer, Mo., and died Aug. 5, 2008, at her home. She was united in marriage to Bobbie J. Ross on Dec. 8, 1952, in Salem, Ark. She was a homemaker and a member of the Grand Gulf Shiloh Church...
Bernard L. Robinson (08/21/08)
Bernard L. Robinson, died Aug. 11, 2008, at the age of 85, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was the son of Byron and Catherine Robinson of Vincennes, Ind., and Estelle and Ben Lee of Chicago, Ill. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and saw action during World War II...
Ruth M. Kunkel (08/21/08)
Ruth M. Kunkel, 90, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Aug. 13, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 4, 1918, at Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Dotson B. and Anna Belle (Graddy) Metcalf. She was a homemaker, a librarian at Evening Shade for eight years, a member of the Extension Homemakers Club in Evening Shade and a member of the Piney Fork Church of Christ at Evening Shade...
Ricky Lawrence Sr. (08/21/08)
Clarence Richard "Ricky" Lawrence Sr., 64, of Williford, Ark., died Aug. 9, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born June 10, 1944, in Imboden, Ark., the son of the late Leonard Lawrence and Opal Watts Lawrence. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked many years as a truck driver before retiring. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also of the American Legion. He volunteered as an auctioneer for local benefits to help people in need...
Ottie Mae Neal (08/21/08)
Ottie Mae Neal, 97, of Cave City, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2008, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. She was born Feb. 12, 1911, at New Albany, Kan., the daughter of Authur T. and Maggie (Crain) Wright. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God in Cave City. She served as a missionary in the Kentucky Mountains during the 1930s and pioneered a church in Henderson, Ky. She was also a founding member of the Harvest Church in Tulsa, Okla...
Ronnie Eugene Allard (08/21/08)
Ronnie Eugene Allard, 47, of Cherokee Village, Ark., son of Faye Anglene (Angie) Hensley Allard and the late Bobby Eugene Allard, was born June 20, 1961, at Watervelite, Mich. He died Aug. 12, 2008, in Cherokee Village, Ark. Ronnie worked as a plumber and was a member of the Saddle Baptist Church at Saddle, Ark...
Ralph Jones (08/14/08)
Ralph Jones, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was retired from Ford Motor Company. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was one of the first Navy Seals. He is survived by: his wife, Joan Jones of the home; a daughter, Shelley Worth of Toledo, Ohio; sons, David Jones of Cherokee Village, Kevin Jones of Boston, Mass., Robert Jones of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; a sister, Shirley Geiman of Toledo, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild...
Willie Elden Gilbert (08/14/08)
Willie Elden Gilbert, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Willie Green and Dora Virgeline (Whitehead) Gilbert, was born Dec. 10, 1934, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died Aug. 6, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to June Lansford on June 14, 1953, at Jonesboro...
Donald Joe May (08/14/08)
Donald Joe May, 66, of Ravenden, Ark., died Aug. 2, 2008, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born March 12, 1942, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of Charles P. May and Myrtle Irene (Angotti) May. He worked many years as a truck driver. He was united in marriage to Janet Honeycutt on Oct. 22, 1976. He was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church...
Robert Morgan (08/14/08)
Robert Phillip Morgan, 91, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born on July 27, 1917, at Youngstown, Ohio, to parents Henry C. and Anna (Nager) Morgan. He died Aug. 7, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He worked in the steel industry with Republic Steel in Youngstown and Pittsburgh, Atlas Steels in Welland, Ontario and Copperweld Steel in Warren, Ohio, where he served in middle management. ...
George Lancaster (08/14/08)
George Monty Lancaster, 55, of Viola, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2008, at his home. Funeral services were held Aug. 6 at the Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem, Ark., with burial following in the Viola Cemetery. The funeral arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem...
Marjorie "Dolly" White (08/14/08)
Marjorie Ruth "Dolly" White, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., daughter of the late Murlin Joseph Portwood and Nina Smedley Portwood, was born on Feb. 18, 1933, in Harvey, Ill. She died Aug. 8, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 75. She was united in marriage to Gilbert Dean White on Jan. 19, 1950, at Harvey, Ill. To this union three children were born...
Willie Elden Gilbert (08/14/08)
Willie Elden Gilbert, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Willie Green and Dora Virgeline (Whitehead) Gilbert, was born Dec. 10, 1934, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died Aug. 6, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to June Lansford on June 14, 1953, at Jonesboro...
Ralph Jones (08/14/08)
Ralph Jones, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was retired from Ford Motor Company. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was one of the first Navy Seals. He is survived by: his wife, Joan Jones of the home; a daughter, Shelley Worth of Toledo, Ohio; sons, David Jones of Cherokee Village, Kevin Jones of Boston, Mass., Robert Jones of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; a sister, Shirley Geiman of Toledo, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild...
Jeanie Deaton (08/14/08)
Jeanie Deaton, 73, of Unionville, Mo., (formerly of Vienna, Mo.) died at her home July 25, 2008 following a brief illness. Norma Jean "Jeanie" (Rice) Deaton was born Oct. 21, 1934, the daughter of Oscar and Reatha (McKinney) Rice. She was united in marriage to former husband John Deaton in 1954 and to this union four children were born...
Robert Phillip Morgan (08/14/08)
Robert Phillip Morgan, 91, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born on July 27, 1917, at Youngstown, Ohio, to parents Henry C. and Anna (Nager) Morgan. He died Aug. 7, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He worked in the steel industry with Republic Steel in Youngstown and Pittsburgh, Atlas Steels in Welland, Ontario and Copperweld Steel in Warren, Ohio, where he served in middle management. ...
Gaylon Perryman (08/14/08)
Gaylon Orwin Perryman, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Darrel Perryman and Velma Rainey Perryman, was born March 16, 1931, in Viola, Ark. He died Aug. 8, 2008, at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Georgia Lee Sears on Aug. 11, 1949, in Pineville, Ark. To this union two children were born...
Warren T. Simpson (08/14/08)
Warren Thomas Simpson, 88, was born the son of Thomas Jason Simpson and Cordelia Warren Simpson on April 14, 1920, in Alton, Mo., and died Aug. 1, 2008, in Gainesville, Mo. He was united in marriage on May 13, 1942, in Alton, Mo., to Jewell Thompson...
Loyce "Kewpie" Scott (08/14/08)
Loyce "Kewpie" Aleen Scott, 86, was born Dec. 31, 1921, in Dove Creek, Colo., the daughter of the late Elvis Madison Thomasson and Elsie Trimble Thomasson. She died Aug. 3, 2008, at her home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was united in marriage on Oct. 6, 1947, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Clifford Scott...
Donald Joe May (08/14/08)
Donald Joe May, 66, of Ravenden, Ark., died Aug. 2, 2008, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born March 12, 1942, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of Charles P. May and Myrtle Irene (Angotti) May. He worked many years as a truck driver...
George Lancaster (08/14/08)
George Monty Lancaster, 55, of Viola, Ark., died Aug. 4, 2008, at his home. Funeral services were held Aug. 6 at the Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem, Ark., with burial following in the Viola Cemetery. The funeral arrangements were under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem...
Marjorie "Dolly" White (08/14/08)
Marjorie Ruth "Dolly" White, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., daughter of the late Murlin Joseph Portwood and Nina Smedley Portwood, was born on Feb. 18, 1933, in Harvey, Ill. She died Aug. 8, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 75. She was united in marriage to Gilbert Dean White on Jan. 19, 1950, at Harvey, Ill. To this union three children were born...
Willie Elden Gilbert (08/14/08)
Willie Elden Gilbert, 73, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Willie Green and Dora Virgeline (Whitehead) Gilbert, was born Dec. 10, 1934, in Jonesboro, Ark. He died Aug. 6, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to June Lansford on June 14, 1953, at Jonesboro...
Ralph Jones (08/14/08)
Ralph Jones, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Aug. 3, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was retired from Ford Motor Company. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was one of the first Navy Seals. He is survived by: his wife, Joan Jones of the home; a daughter, Shelley Worth of Toledo, Ohio; sons, David Jones of Cherokee Village, Kevin Jones of Boston, Mass., Robert Jones of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; a sister, Shirley Geiman of Toledo, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild...
Jeanie Deaton (08/14/08)
Jeanie Deaton, 73, of Unionville, Mo., (formerly of Vienna, Mo.) died at her home July 25, 2008 following a brief illness. Norma Jean "Jeanie" (Rice) Deaton was born Oct. 21, 1934, the daughter of Oscar and Reatha (McKinney) Rice. She was united in marriage to former husband John Deaton in 1954 and to this union four children were born...
Robert Phillip Morgan (08/14/08)
Robert Phillip Morgan, 91, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born on July 27, 1917, at Youngstown, Ohio, to parents Henry C. and Anna (Nager) Morgan. He died Aug. 7, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He worked in the steel industry with Republic Steel in Youngstown and Pittsburgh, Atlas Steels in Welland, Ontario and Copperweld Steel in Warren, Ohio, where he served in middle management. ...
Gaylon Perryman (08/14/08)
Gaylon Orwin Perryman, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Darrel Perryman and Velma Rainey Perryman, was born March 16, 1931, in Viola, Ark. He died Aug. 8, 2008, at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Georgia Lee Sears on Aug. 11, 1949, in Pineville, Ark. To this union two children were born...
Warren T. Simpson (08/14/08)
Warren Thomas Simpson, 88, was born the son of Thomas Jason Simpson and Cordelia Warren Simpson on April 14, 1920, in Alton, Mo., and died Aug. 1, 2008, in Gainesville, Mo. He was united in marriage on May 13, 1942, in Alton, Mo., to Jewell Thompson...
Loyce "Kewpie" Scott (08/14/08)
Loyce "Kewpie" Aleen Scott, 86, was born Dec. 31, 1921, in Dove Creek, Colo., the daughter of the late Elvis Madison Thomasson and Elsie Trimble Thomasson. She died Aug. 3, 2008, at her home in Mammoth Spring, Ark. She was united in marriage on Oct. 6, 1947, at Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Clifford Scott...
Donald Joe May (08/14/08)
Donald Joe May, 66, of Ravenden, Ark., died Aug. 2, 2008, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born March 12, 1942, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., the son of Charles P. May and Myrtle Irene (Angotti) May. He worked many years as a truck driver...
William Arnold Topping (08/07/08)
William Arnold Topping, 72, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 27, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1936, at Hardy, Ark., the son of Charles and Effie Gillahan Topping. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith. Survivors include: one sister, Mary Topping of Ash Flat; and one brother, Lee Topping of San Antonio, Texas...
Lehman Barnet (08/07/08)
Lehman Barnet, 77, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 30, 2008, at The Manor Nursing and Rehab in Poplar Bluff. He was born March 17, 1931, at Alicia, Ark., the son of Marvin and Pearl Nicholson Barnet. He married Mary Elizabeth Brooks in October 1957, at Evening Shade. He was a dairy farmer and a protestant...
Mary E. Garrett (08/07/08)
Mary E. Garrett, 94, of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 24, 2008. Mary Elaine Garrett, one of eight children of Roy M. Higgins and Serena B. (Thomas) Higgins, was born Feb. 7, 1914, near Farragut, Iowa. Mary grew up in the Shenandoah, Iowa, area where she graduated from high school in 1932. Following school, she worked in the business office at Earl May Seed and Nursery Company in Shenandoah...
Olive May Boren (08/07/08)
Olive May Boren, 92, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 18, 1915, at Cardwell, Ark., and died July 26, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to Joseph B. Ray and to this union two children were born, Geraldine and Murrel Gene in Cardwell, Mo...
Ronnie Huckabee (08/07/08)
Ronnie William  Huckabee, 58, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Aug. 30, 1949, in Caraway, Ark. He died July 24, 2008, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Survivors include: his wife, Lori of the home; four children, Chad Huckabee of Charleston, S.C., William "Bud" Huckabee, Jason Huckabee and Ronnie Huckabee all of Illinois; two grandchildren, Tyler and Matthew Huckabee, both of Mammoth Spring; two sisters, Cathy  Prince of Thayer, Mo., and Sharon Ogle of Victoria, Texas; one brother, Donnie Huckabee of Salem; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Alice Marie Faigle (08/07/08)
Alice Marie Faigle, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Clarence E. and Lida J. (Pfromer) Stewart, was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Houston, Texas. She died July 24, 2008, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. She was united in marriage to Harold J. ...
Arthur Harris (08/07/08)
Arthur Harris, 92, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Samuel D. and Mina (Cooper) Harris, was born May 25, 1916, at Wideman, Ark. He died July 31, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Tressie Lee McVey on Feb. 19, 1944, at Salem, Ark., and to this union three children were born. He worked with rental properties, served as state representative and was a salesman...
Kathy Clark Thomas (08/07/08)
Mary Kathryn Clark Risner Thomas, 59, was born June 6, 1949, in Jonesboro, Ark., the daughter of Huey Franklin Clark and Mary Coleen Dawson Clark. She died July 28, 2008, at her home in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage on Jan. 25, 1965, in Salem, Ark., to Gary Risner. She was united in marriage on Nov. 26, 1976, in Thayer Mo., to Carelton Thomas...
Arthur Harris (08/07/08)
Arthur Harris, 92, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Samuel D. and Mina (Cooper) Harris, was born May 25, 1916, at Wideman, Ark. He died July 31, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Tressie Lee McVey on Feb. 19, 1944, at Salem, Ark., and to this union three children were born. He worked with rental properties, served as state representative and was a salesman...
William Arnold Topping (08/07/08)
William Arnold Topping, 72, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 27, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1936, at Hardy, Ark., the son of Charles and Effie Gillahan Topping. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith. Survivors include: one sister, Mary Topping of Ash Flat; and one brother, Lee Topping of San Antonio, Texas...
Lehman Barnet (08/07/08)
Lehman Barnet, 77, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 30, 2008, at The Manor Nursing and Rehab in Poplar Bluff. He was born March 17, 1931, at Alicia, Ark., the son of Marvin and Pearl Nicholson Barnet. He married Mary Elizabeth Brooks in October 1957, at Evening Shade. He was a dairy farmer and a protestant...
Mary E. Garrett (08/07/08)
Mary E. Garrett, 94, of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 24, 2008. Mary Elaine Garrett, one of eight children of Roy M. Higgins and Serena B. (Thomas) Higgins, was born Feb. 7, 1914, near Farragut, Iowa. Mary grew up in the Shenandoah, Iowa, area where she graduated from high school in 1932. Following school, she worked in the business office at Earl May Seed and Nursery Company in Shenandoah...
Olive May Boren (08/07/08)
Olive May Boren, 92, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 18, 1915, at Cardwell, Ark., and died July 26, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to Joseph B. Ray and to this union two children were born, Geraldine and Murrel Gene in Cardwell, Mo...
Ronnie Huckabee (08/07/08)
Ronnie William  Huckabee, 58, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Aug. 30, 1949, in Caraway, Ark. He died July 24, 2008, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Survivors include: his wife, Lori of the home; four children, Chad Huckabee of Charleston, S.C., William "Bud" Huckabee, Jason Huckabee and Ronnie Huckabee all of Illinois; two grandchildren, Tyler and Matthew Huckabee, both of Mammoth Spring; two sisters, Cathy  Prince of Thayer, Mo., and Sharon Ogle of Victoria, Texas; one brother, Donnie Huckabee of Salem; and other relatives and friends.. ...
Alice Marie Faigle (08/07/08)
Alice Marie Faigle, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Clarence E. and Lida J. (Pfromer) Stewart, was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Houston, Texas. She died July 24, 2008, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. She was united in marriage to Harold J. ...
Kathy Clark Thomas (08/07/08)
Mary Kathryn Clark Risner Thomas, 59, was born June 6, 1949, in Jonesboro, Ark., the daughter of Huey Franklin Clark and Mary Coleen Dawson Clark. She died July 28, 2008, at her home in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage on Jan. 25, 1965, in Salem, Ark., to Gary Risner. She was united in marriage on Nov. 26, 1976, in Thayer Mo., to Carelton Thomas...
William Arnold Topping (08/07/08)
William Arnold Topping, 72, of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 27, 2008, at Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1936, at Hardy, Ark., the son of Charles and Effie Gillahan Topping. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith. Survivors include: one sister, Mary Topping of Ash Flat; and one brother, Lee Topping of San Antonio, Texas...
Mary E. Garrett (08/07/08)
Mary E. Garrett, 94, of Glenwood, Iowa, formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, July 24, 2008. Mary Elaine Garrett, one of eight children of Roy M. Higgins and Serena B. (Thomas) Higgins, was born Feb. 7, 1914, near Farragut, Iowa. Mary grew up in the Shenandoah, Iowa, area where she graduated from high school in 1932. Following school, she worked in the business office at the Earl May Seed and Nursery Company in Shenandoah...
Lehman Barnet (08/07/08)
Lehman Barnet, 77, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., formerly of Ash Flat, Ark., died July 30, 2008, at The Manor Nursing and Rehab in Poplar Bluff. He was born March 17, 1931, at Alicia, Ark., the son of Marvin and Pearl Nicholson Barnet. He married Mary Elizabeth Brooks in October 1957, at Evening Shade. He was a dairy farmer and a protestant...
Alice Marie Faigle (08/07/08)
Alice Marie Faigle, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Clarence E. and Lida J. (Pfromer) Stewart, was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Houston, Texas. She died July 24, 2008, at the Community Medical Center in Calico Rock, Ark. She was united in marriage to Harold J. ...