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Obituaries from November 2008

Fred W. Jurgensen (11/26/08)
Fred W. Jurgensen, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 21, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Fred W. Jurgensen and Virginia (Quinn) Jurgensen. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chicago. He was Catholic by faith and attended St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Bernard Alex Kalvelage (11/26/08)
Bernard Alex Kalvelage, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 17, 2008, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Bernard was a retired welding engineer. He served in the Army during WWII. He was the son of the late Francis Kalvelage and the late Anna (Paquette) Kalvelage...
James Taylor (11/26/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson; a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
Samuel Niles Decker (11/26/08)
Samuel Niles Decker, 84, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Leroy and Lowena (Sheldon) Decker, was born May 3, 1924, in Star City, Ind. He died Nov. 22, 2008, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was united in marriage to Martha Ann Sims on Aug. ...
David C. Glass (11/26/08)
David C. Glass, 61, of Violet Hill, Ark., died at home on Nov. 23, 2008. He was born Sept. 9, 1947, in Waterloo, Iowa. David was married to Margo Heggen on Nov. 19, 1976, at Charleston, Ill. He was in the hotel business. He was founder and president of Paladin and Associates, a hotel construction and renovation company. His illness forced an early retirement in 1997, when he and his wife Margo moved to their farm in Violet Hill...
James Taylor (11/26/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson; a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
Ralph "Gene" Peden (11/26/08)
Ralph Eugene (Gene) Peden, 83, son of the late Harry and Minerva Peden, was born March 20, 1925, in Canton, Ohio. He died Nov. 15, 2008, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Gene was united in marriage to Helen Elizabeth Swonger on March 26, 1946, at Magnolia, Ohio...
Doris Emery (11/26/08)
Doris Westhead Emery, 92, of Tulsa, Okla., daughter of the late Ben and Maggie Westhead, was born in Coppull, Lancashire, England on Aug. 6, 1916. She died Nov. 22, 2008, at the Ambassador Manor Nursing Center in Tulsa, Okla. Doris met and married Russel Emery when he was stationed at Whitehall, England during World War II and moved to America in 1946. She was a homemaker...
Joe Humphrey Jr. (11/26/08)
Joe Humphrey Jr., 72, son of the late, Joseph Edward and Jessie Mae Dickson Humphrey was born April 23, 1936, in Hazel Green, Ala., and died Nov. 13, 2008. He was a retired employee of Burroughs-Ross-Colville and a member of Charles Creek The Baptist Church...
Betty Norma Buckner (11/26/08)
Betty Norma Jean Buckner, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 19, 1947, in Winona, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008, at her home. She is survived by: three sisters, Ann Conner and Wanda Baney of Alton, Mo., Carol Tinker of Pacific, Mo.; two brothers, Gene Buckner and Bobby Buckner, both of Alton, Mo.; roommate, Carol Sue Thomason; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Bernard Alex Kalvelage (11/26/08)
Bernard Alex Kalvelage, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 17, 2008, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Bernard was a retired welding engineer. He served in the Army during WWII. He was the son of the late Francis Kalvelage and the late Anna (Paquette) Kalvelage...
Fred W. Jurgensen (11/26/08)
Fred W. Jurgensen, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 21, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Fred W. Jurgensen and Virginia (Quinn) Jurgensen. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chicago...
Arthur Bettis Jr. (11/26/08)
Arthur Bettis Jr., 59, of Alton, Mo., was born April 26, 1949, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008. He is survived by: one son, Brian Bettis; two grandchildren, Troy Cole Bettis and Thomas Wade Bettis, all of West Plains, Mo.; four brothers, Freddie, Phil, Ed and Robert Bettis; five sisters, Tresa Bettis, May Owings, Jane Bettis, Martha Buckner and Ann Brawley; and numerous other relatives and friends...
James Taylor (11/26/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson; a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
David C. Glass (11/26/08)
David C. Glass, 61, of Violet Hill, Ark., died at home on Nov. 23, 2008. He was born Sept. 9, 1947, in Waterloo, Iowa. David was married to Margo Heggen on Nov. 19, 1976, at Charleston, Ill. He was in the hotel business. He was founder and president of Paladin and Associates, a hotel construction and renovation company. His illness forced an early retirement in 1997, when he and his wife Margo moved to their farm in Violet Hill...
Samuel Niles Decker (11/26/08)
Samuel Niles Decker, 84, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Leroy and Lowena (Sheldon) Decker, was born May 3, 1924, in Star City, Ind. He died Nov. 22, 2008, at his home in Horseshoe Bend. He was united in marriage to Martha Ann Sims on Aug. ...
Joe Humphrey Jr. (11/26/08)
Joe Humphrey Jr., 72, son of the late, Joseph Edward and Jessie Mae Dickson Humphrey was born April 23, 1936, in Hazel Green, Ala., and died Nov. 13, 2008. He was a retired employee of Burroughs-Ross-Colville and a member of Charles Creek The Baptist Church...
Doris Emery (11/26/08)
Doris Westhead Emery, 92, of Tulsa, Okla., daughter of the late Ben and Maggie Westhead, was born in Coppull, Lancashire, England on Aug. 6, 1916. She died Nov. 22, 2008, at the Ambassador Manor Nursing Center in Tulsa, Okla. Doris met and married Russel Emery when he was stationed at Whitehall, England during World War II and moved to America in 1946. She was a homemaker...
Ralph "Gene" Peden (11/26/08)
Ralph Eugene (Gene) Peden, 83, son of the late Harry and Minerva Peden, was born March 20, 1925, in Canton, Ohio. He died Nov. 15, 2008, at Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Gene was united in marriage to Helen Elizabeth Swonger on March 26, 1946, at Magnolia, Ohio...
Betty Norma Buckner (11/26/08)
Betty Norma Jean Buckner, 61, of Alton, Mo., was born Feb. 19, 1947, in Winona, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008, at her home. She is survived by: three sisters, Ann Conner and Wanda Baney of Alton, Mo., Carol Tinker of Pacific, Mo.; two brothers, Gene Buckner and Bobby Buckner, both of Alton, Mo.; roommate, Carol Sue Thomason; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Bernard Alex Kalvelage (11/26/08)
Bernard Alex Kalvelage, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 17, 2008, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home, Ark. Bernard was a retired welding engineer. He served in the Army during WWII. He was the son of the late Francis Kalvelage and the late Anna (Paquette) Kalvelage...
Fred W. Jurgensen (11/26/08)
Fred W. Jurgensen, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 21, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Feb. 4, 1933, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Fred W. Jurgensen and Virginia (Quinn) Jurgensen. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chicago...
Arthur Bettis Jr. (11/26/08)
Arthur Bettis Jr., 59, of Alton, Mo., was born April 26, 1949, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Nov. 15, 2008. He is survived by: one son, Brian Bettis; two grandchildren, Troy Cole Bettis and Thomas Wade Bettis, all of West Plains, Mo.; four brothers, Freddie, Phil, Ed and Robert Bettis; five sisters, Tresa Bettis, May Owings, Jane Bettis, Martha Buckner and Ann Brawley; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Donald Ray Mangis (11/20/08)
Donald Ray Mangis, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Johnny Jefferson  Mangis and Oma Lee Mullins Mangis, was born Dec. 31, 1931, in Twitty, Texas. He died Nov. 15, 2008, at his home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage to Donna Lee Lockwood on Aug. 2, 1951, in Seaside, Calif. To this union four children were born...
Daisy Lee Dodge (11/20/08)
Daisy Lee Dodge was born the daughter of Clarence Dodge and Cora Whitman Dodge, Sept. 5, 1939, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Nov. 12, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 69. She is survived by: one sister, Mary Busch and husband, John of Mammoth Spring; one step-sister, Mary Rodgers and husband, Cleo of Mammoth Spring; two brothers-in-law, Joe Brown of Mammoth Spring and Cecil Grooms of Thayer,  Mo.; several nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends...
James Taylor (11/20/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson, Trevor Augustine; and a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
Winford Glen Coggin (11/20/08)
Winford Glen Coggin, 79, of Salem, Ark., son of the late George Samuel and Bertha Belle (Wells) Coggin, was born on June 26, 1929, at Glencoe, Ark. He died Nov. 11, 2008, at his home. He was married to Wilma Ellis and to this union two children were born. He later married Wanda Adams. He spent his working years as a truck driver...
Elwin "Preacher" Roe (11/20/08)
Elwin Charles "Preacher" Roe died Nov. 9, 2008, at the age of 92. He was born Feb. 26, 1916, in Ash Flat, Ark., to Dr. Charles Edward Roe and Elizabeth (Ducker) Roe. On Sept. 6, 1938, he was united in marriage to Mozee Vida Clay in Melbourne, Ark. Preacher attended Harding University in Searcy, Ark., for four years where he played on the college baseball team. ...
Ernest Ray Worthen (11/20/08)
Ernest Ray Worthen, 70, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Richard Dyne and Velma (Gallagher) Worthen, was born on Dec. 17, 1937, in Ogilby, Calif. He died Nov. 11, 2008, at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. He was united in marriage to Emma Lea Elliott on Feb. 14, 1962, in York, Neb. He spent his working years as a building contractor of homes and a custodian for Salem School System...
Deborah Lynn Croney (11/20/08)
Deborah Lynn Croney was born Aug. 3, 1951, in Paragould, Ark., the daughter of J.B. Perry and Mary Jane McDonald Perry. She died Nov. 8, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 57. She was united in marriage in 1967 at Paragould, Ark., to Kenneth Ray West who preceded her in death June 15, 1984. She was united in marriage Dec. 31, 1985, at Thayer, Mo., to Leroy Croney...
Eldon Ray Coil (11/20/08)
Eldon Ray Coil, 91, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late Walter Coil and Fellie L. Cruse Coil, was born July 28, 1917, in Brooklyn, Ark. He died  Nov. 9, 2008, at his home in Glencoe. He was united in marriage to May Rich in 1937 at Kennett, Mo. To this union two children were born. She preceded him in death and he married Jane Carter Miller on Nov. 18, 1987, at West Plains, Mo...
Darrell Harris (11/20/08)
Darrell Harris, 82, of Strawberry, Ark., died Nov. 12, 2008, at Cave City, Ark. He was born July 8, 1926, in Lawrence County, the son of Lawrence Utah and Lillie Mae (Richey) Harris. He was a farmer. Survivors include: two sons, Carroll David Harris of Cave City and Harold Dean Harris of Strawberry; two daughters, Jeanette Turner of Cave City and Marietta Ann Harris of Camp; two sisters, Darlene Foushee of Cave City and Wanda Hardin of Jonesboro; nine grandchildren, James Turner of Cave City, Travis Turner of Charlotte, Amber Holewinski of Nashville, Tenn., Kylie Harris and Lexi Harris both of Walnut Ridge, Michael Harris of Beloit, Wis., Morgan Harris of Strawberry, Eric Huskey of Lynn and Katie Davis of Strawberry; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Rex Tate (11/20/08)
Rex Tate, son of the late Burton Michael Tate and Gertie O'Neal Tate, was born July 9, 1928 in Lunenburg, Ark. He died Nov. 8, 2008, at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Jeane Kerr on July 9, 1949, and to this union two daughters were born. ...
Ida Burns (11/20/08)
Ida Burns, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Ida was a retired accountant with a race track in New York. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home, Oak Hill Chapel in Highland...
Deronda H. Tucker (11/20/08)
Deronda H. Tucker, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 5, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in  Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Senath, Mo., daughter of William Louis Hayden and Gatha Jewel (Scott) Hayden. She graduated from college and began a career in teaching. ...
Dona Anna Fay Smith (11/20/08)
Dona Anna Faye Smith, 95, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 13, 2008, at her residence. She was born March 10, 1913, in San Saba, Texas, the daughter of the late Benjamin Edmund Williams and Mary Homer (Fuller) Williams. She moved with her family to Hardy, Ark., in 1929. She was of the Church of Christ faith...
Imogene Wright (11/20/08)
Imogene Wright, 79, of Cave Springs, Ark., died Nov. 7, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 21, 1929, in Viola, Ark., the daughter of the late Ezekiel (Zeke) and Lucy Rand Marchant. She was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church in Cave Springs, a member of the church quilting ministry and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Cave Springs...
Benny Keith Edwards (11/20/08)
Benny Keith Edwards, 39, of Gepp, Ark., died Nov. 14, 2008, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo. He was born Sept. 18, 1969, in Rockford, Ill., the son of Benny and Marilyn Sue Lawing Edwards. He was united in marriage to Cheryl Lynne Penderass, first time, Sept. 1, 1990, and they remarried a second time April 10, 2004. He drove for Martin Transport. He was a member of the Bakersfield Park Board and a member of Enterprise Baptist Church...
Nellie Pauline McGuire (11/20/08)
Nellie Pauline McGuire, 95, died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born Dec. 3, 1912, at Simstown near Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Warren  Porter and Laura Elizabeth Sigsby. She was a member of the Franklin Extension Homemakers Club for over 50 years...
Edwin R. Watson (11/20/08)
Edwin R. Watson, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Nov. 7, 2008, at Fulton County  Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Albert Watson and Lola (Osborne) Watson. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force...
James Taylor (11/20/08)
James Taylor, 65, of Alicia, Ark., died, Nov. 13, 2008. He is survived by: his wife, Muriel Taylor of the home; two daughters, Susan Griffin and husband Dewayne of Walnut Ridge and Melissa McQuay and husband Darrell of Alicia; eight grandchildren, Keysah Augustine (Josh), Heather McQuay, Hali McQuay, Kaleb and Katun Dodd, Jessica and Hunter McQuay and Hannah Griffin; a great-grandson, Trevor Augustine; and a sister, Sandra Downs of Michigan...
Daisy Lee Dodge (11/20/08)
Daisy Lee Dodge was born the daughter of Clarence Dodge and Cora Whitman Dodge, Sept. 5, 1939, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and died Nov. 12, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 69. She is survived by: one sister, Mary Busch and husband, John of Mammoth Spring; one step-sister, Mary Rodgers and husband, Cleo of Mammoth Spring; two brothers-in-law, Joe Brown of Mammoth Spring and Cecil Grooms of Thayer,  Mo.; several nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends...
Donald Ray Mangis (11/20/08)
Donald Ray Mangis, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Johnny Jefferson  Mangis and Oma Lee Mullins Mangis, was born Dec. 31, 1931, in Twitty, Texas. He died Nov. 15, 2008, at his home in Salem, Ark., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage to Donna Lee Lockwood on Aug. 2, 1951, in Seaside, Calif. To this union four children were born...
Nellie Pauline McGuire (11/20/08)
Nellie Pauline McGuire, 95, died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born Dec. 3, 1912, at Simstown near Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Warren  Porter and Laura Elizabeth Sigsby. She was a member of the Franklin Extension Homemakers Club for over 50 years...
Benny Keith Edwards (11/20/08)
Benny Keith Edwards, 39, of Gepp, Ark., died Nov. 14, 2008, in Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Mo. He was born Sept. 18, 1969, in Rockford, Ill., the son of Benny and Marilyn Sue Lawing Edwards. He was united in marriage to Cheryl Lynne Penderass, first time, Sept. 1, 1990, and they remarried a second time April 10, 2004. He drove for Martin Transport. He was a member of the Bakersfield Park Board and a member of Enterprise Baptist Church...
Imogene Wright (11/20/08)
Imogene Wright, 79, of Cave Springs, Ark., died Nov. 7, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 21, 1929, in Viola, Ark., the daughter of the late Ezekiel (Zeke) and Lucy Rand Marchant. She was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church in Cave Springs, a member of the church quilting ministry and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Cave Springs...
Dona Anna Fay Smith (11/20/08)
Dona Anna Faye Smith, 95, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 13, 2008, at her residence. She was born March 10, 1913, in San Saba, Texas, the daughter of the late Benjamin Edmund Williams and Mary Homer (Fuller) Williams. She moved with her family to Hardy, Ark., in 1929. She was of the Church of Christ faith...
Darrell Harris (11/20/08)
Darrell Harris, 82, of Strawberry, Ark., died Nov. 12, 2008, at Cave City, Ark. He was born July 8, 1926, in Lawrence County, the son of Lawrence Utah and Lillie Mae (Richey) Harris. He was a farmer. Survivors include: two sons, Carroll David Harris of Cave City and Harold Dean Harris of Strawberry; two daughters, Jeanette Turner of Cave City and Marietta Ann Harris of Camp; two sisters, Darlene Foushee of Cave City and Wanda Hardin of Jonesboro; nine grandchildren, James Turner of Cave City, Travis Turner of Charlotte, Amber Holewinski of Nashville, Tenn., Kylie Harris and Lexi Harris both of Walnut Ridge, Michael Harris of Beloit, Wis., Morgan Harris of Strawberry, Eric Huskey of Lynn and Katie Davis of Strawberry; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Deronda H. Tucker (11/20/08)
Deronda H. Tucker, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 5, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in  Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Senath, Mo., daughter of William Louis Hayden and Gatha Jewel (Scott) Hayden. She graduated from college and began a career in teaching. ...
Ida Burns (11/20/08)
Ida Burns, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Ida was a retired accountant with a race track in New York. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home, Oak Hill Chapel in Highland...
Rex Tate (11/20/08)
Rex Tate, son of the late Burton Michael Tate and Gertie O'Neal Tate, was born July 9, 1928 in Lunenburg, Ark. He died Nov. 8, 2008, at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Jeane Kerr on July 9, 1949, and to this union two daughters were born. ...
Winford Glen Coggin (11/20/08)
Winford Glen Coggin, 79, of Salem, Ark., son of the late George Samuel and Bertha Belle (Wells) Coggin, was born on June 26, 1929, at Glencoe, Ark. He died Nov. 11, 2008, at his home. He was married to Wilma Ellis and to this union two children were born. He later married Wanda Adams. He spent his working years as a truck driver...
Elwin "Preacher" Roe (11/20/08)
Elwin Charles "Preacher" Roe died Nov. 9, 2008, at the age of 92. He was born Feb. 26, 1916, in Ash Flat, Ark., to Dr. Charles Edward Roe and Elizabeth (Ducker) Roe. On Sept. 6, 1938, he was united in marriage to Mozee Vida Clay in Melbourne, Ark. Preacher attended Harding University in Searcy, Ark., for four years where he played on the college baseball team. ...
Ernest Ray Worthen (11/20/08)
Ernest Ray Worthen, 70, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Richard Dyne and Velma (Gallagher) Worthen, was born on Dec. 17, 1937, in Ogilby, Calif. He died Nov. 11, 2008, at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. He was united in marriage to Emma Lea Elliott on Feb. 14, 1962, in York, Neb. He spent his working years as a building contractor of homes and a custodian for Salem School System...
Deborah Lynn Croney (11/20/08)
Deborah Lynn Croney was born Aug. 3, 1951, in Paragould, Ark., the daughter of J.B. Perry and Mary Jane McDonald Perry. She died Nov. 8, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 57. She was united in marriage in 1967 at Paragould, Ark., to Kenneth Ray West who preceded her in death June 15, 1984. She was united in marriage Dec. 31, 1985, at Thayer, Mo., to Leroy Croney...
Eldon Ray Coil (11/20/08)
Eldon Ray Coil, 91, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late Walter Coil and Fellie L. Cruse Coil, was born July 28, 1917, in Brooklyn, Ark. He died  Nov. 9, 2008, at his home in Glencoe. He was united in marriage to May Rich in 1937 at Kennett, Mo. To this union two children were born. She preceded him in death and he married Jane Carter Miller on Nov. 18, 1987, at West Plains, Mo...
Edwin R. Watson (11/20/08)
Edwin R. Watson, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Nov. 7, 2008, at Fulton County  Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Albert Watson and Lola (Osborne) Watson. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force...
Darrell Harris (11/20/08)
Darrell Harris, 82, of Strawberry, Ark., died Nov. 12, 2008, at Cave City, Ark. He was born July 8, 1926, in Lawrence County, the son of Lawrence Utah and Lillie Mae (Richey) Harris. He was a farmer. Survivors include: two sons, Carroll David Harris of Cave City and Harold Dean Harris of Strawberry; two daughters, Jeanette Turner of Cave City and Marietta Ann Harris of Camp; two sisters, Darlene Foushee of Cave City and Wanda Hardin of Jonesboro; nine grandchildren, James Turner of Cave City, Travis Turner of Charlotte, Amber Holewinski of Nashville, Tenn., Kylie Harris and Lexi Harris both of Walnut Ridge, Michael Harris of Beloit, Wis., Morgan Harris of Strawberry, Eric Huskey of Lynn and Katie Davis of Strawberry; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Eldon Ray Coil (11/20/08)
Eldon Ray Coil, 91, of Glencoe, Ark., son of the late Walter Coil and Fellie L. Cruse Coil, was born July 28, 1917, in Brooklyn, Ark. He died  Nov. 9, 2008, at his home in Glencoe. He was united in marriage to May Rich in 1937 at Kennett, Mo. To this union two children were born. She preceded him in death and he married Jane Carter Miller on Nov. 18, 1987, at West Plains, Mo...
Deronda H. Tucker (11/20/08)
Deronda H. Tucker, 83, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Nov. 5, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in  Mountain Home, Ark. She was born Aug. 31, 1925, in Senath, Mo., the daughter of William Louis Hayden and Gatha Jewel (Scott) Hayden. Deronda graduated from college and began a career in teaching. ...
Nellie Pauline McGuire (11/20/08)
Nellie Pauline McGuire, 95, died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born Dec. 3, 1912, at Simstown near Evening Shade, Ark., the daughter of Warren  Porter and Laura Elizabeth Sigsby. She was a member of the Franklin Extension Homemakers Club for over 50 years. She was a member of the Myron Baptist Church...
Elwin Charles "Preacher" Roe (11/20/08)
Elwin Charles (Preacher) Roe died Nov. 9, 2008, at the age of 92. He was born Feb. 26, 1916, in Ash Flat, Ark., to Dr. Charles Edward Roe and Elizabeth (Ducker) Roe. On Sept. 6, 1938, he was united in marriage to Mozee Vida Clay in Melbourne, Ark. Preacher attended Harding University in Searcy, Ark., for four years where he played on the college baseball team. ...
Dona Anna Fay Smith (11/20/08)
Dona Anna Faye Smith, 95, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 13, 2008, at her residence. She was born March 10, 1913, in San Saba, Texas, the daughter of the late Benjamin Edmund Williams and Mary Homer (Fuller) Williams. She moved with her family to Hardy, Ark., in 1929. She was of the Church of Christ faith...
Edwin R. Watson (11/20/08)
Edwin R. Watson, 81, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Nov. 7, 2008, at Fulton County  Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Aug. 6, 1927, in Ash Flat, Ark., the son of the late Albert Watson and Lola (Osborne) Watson. He was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force...
Ida Burns (11/20/08)
Ida Burns, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and died Nov. 10, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Ida was a retired accountant with a race track in New York. Arrangements are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home, Oak Hill Chapel in Highland...
Betty Jean Walker (11/13/08)
Betty Jean Walker, 78, of Niles, Mich., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Melvin E. and Edna (Little) Koontz, was born May 22, 1930, in Flora, Ill. She died Oct. 29, 2008, in South Bend, Ind. Betty was united in marriage to James Luther Walker on June 25, 1951, at DeQueen, Ark. She spent her working years as a school teacher...
Ronald Shear (11/13/08)
Ronald Shear, 74, died Nov. 9, 2008, at his residence in Cherokee Village, Ark. Ronald worked for 41 years with A.O. Smith Water Products as safety and warehouse manager. He also served in the Army. He is survived by: his wife, Sandra (Begnoche) Shear; daughters, Nancy and Nick Goeckner of Ashmore, Ill., Cheryl and Ken Swisher of Momence, Ill., Cindy Tomaszewski of Black Mountain, N.C.; son, Ted Tomaszewski of Denver, Colo.; brother, Ed and Nancy Shear of Arvada, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Michael Throckmorton (11/13/08)
Services for Michael "Mike" Eugene Throckmorton, 52, of Parker died Nov. 9, 2008, in Parker. He was born July 17, 1956, in Fort Hood, Texas, the son of Kenneth L. and Alice Baker Throckmorton. He married Karen Jeanette Darley, July 25, 1986, in Galveston, Texas...
Lee Bailey (11/13/08)
Lee Bailey, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 31, 2008, at her residence. She was born April 9, 1926, in Steele, Mo., to the late Elmer and Martha (Huffman) Funderburk. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: her daughter, Barbara and John Homod of Hardy; two sons, John "Steve" and Brenda Bailey of Donalsonville, Ga., Doug and Geri Bailey of Hamlet, N.C.; three sisters, Carolyn Morales of Oxnard, Calif., Mollie Brownfield of Cedar Park, Texas, Francis Funderburk of Steele, Mo.; two brothers, Robert Funderburk of Elburn, Ill., Virgil Funderburk of Opelika, Ala.; six grandchildren, Stephanie and husband Todd Trawick of Franklin Wis., Doug and wife Mary Katheryn of Elgin Texas, Kelly and husband Jason Bailey of Caribbean Islands, Wendy and husband David Lute of Hardy, Amy and Steve Charbauski of Highland and John Homod of Highland; 10 great-grandchildren; and a special care giver, Robin DeBoser.. ...
Stella Mae Thomas (11/13/08)
Stella Mae Thomas, 88, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Charlie and Rosa (Brown) Martin, was born March 2, 1920, in Dixon, Mo. She died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Stella spent her working years as a licensed practical nurse. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Charlene Cool (11/13/08)
Charlene Cool, daughter of the late Milus Jasper Roper and Virgie Tackett Roper, was born Sept. 10, 1943, in Viola, Ark. She died Nov. 2, 2008, at Lee's Summit Medical Center in Lee's Summit, Mo., at the age of 65. She was united in marriage to Gary Cool on Aug. 21, 1971, in Independence, Mo. She was employed by Sears, Roebuck and Company in Kansas City for 26 years. She was a member of Waldo Baptist Church in Independence, Mo...
Vinita O. Sears (11/13/08)
Vinita O. Sears, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late James Preston Moore and Mary Lou Gaither Moore, was born Feb. 26, 1919, in Byron, Ark. She died Nov. 3, 2008, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Lanis Sears on March 14, 1942, in Byron, Ark. Together they owned and operated the Town and Country grocery store in Salem for many years...
Cesil Pearl Wolf (11/13/08)
Cesil Pearl Wolf, daughter of the late Clarence Farr and Alma Behuke Farr, was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Columbus, Wis. She died Oct. 23, 2008, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Arthur Wolf on Oct. 26, 1938, and to this union two children were born. ...
Carole Morris (11/13/08)
Carole Katherine Morris, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 3, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 21, 1939, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of Irvin Farney and Hilda (Rothe) Farney. She worked as a secretary for many years. She moved with her husband, Royston, to Cherokee Village, Ark., in January of 2006. She was a member of the Elks and the Garden Club...
Doris J. Kendrick (11/13/08)
Doris J. Kendrick, 81, of Cherokee Village Ark., died Nov. 2, 2008, in Searcy, Ark. She was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of the late Joseph Claude Jarboe and Martha (Whalen) Jarboe. She was a member of the Joyful Noise Kitchen Band, was in Civil Defense, a part of the Rosary making and in the St. Michael's Catholic Church Choir. She lived in Cherokee Village for 33 years...
Franklin Craig (11/13/08)
Franklin Craig was born the son of Gilbert H. Craig and Mary Frances Chandler Craig on Jan. 23, 1934, in Scottsboro, Ala., and died Nov. 2, 2008, at his home in Myrtle, Mo., at the age of 74. He was united in marriage July 11, 1977, at Rockford, Ill., to Ann Risley...
Frank Herbert Pole (11/13/08)
Frank Herbert Pole was born Jan. 23, 1918, in Cleveland, Ohio, and died Oct. 12, 2008, at the age of 90. He was united in marriage June 22, 1940, at Cleveland, Ohio, to Mildred Irene Micksch who preceded him in death on Nov. 25, 2000. He was a welder and an auto mechanic. Along with his wife, he owned and operated a mobile home park in Florida for many years...
Ronald Shear (11/13/08)
Ronald Shear, 74, died Nov. 9, 2008, at his residence in Cherokee Village, Ark. Ronald worked for 41 years with A.O. Smith Water Products as safety and warehouse manager. He also served in the Army. He is survived by: his wife, Sandra (Begnoche) Shear; daughters, Nancy and Nick Goeckner of Ashmore, Ill., Cheryl and Ken Swisher of Momence, Ill., Cindy Tomaszewski of Black Mountain, N.C.; son, Ted Tomaszewski of Denver, Colo.; brother, Ed and Nancy Shear of Arvada, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Betty Jean Walker (11/13/08)
Betty Jean Walker, 78, of Niles, Mich., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Melvin E. and Edna (Little) Koontz, was born May 22, 1930, in Flora, Ill. She died Oct. 29, 2008, in South Bend, Ind. Betty was united in marriage to James Luther Walker on June 25, 1951, at DeQueen, Ark. She spent her working years as a school teacher...
Michael Throckmorton (11/13/08)
Services for Michael "Mike" Eugene Throckmorton, 52, of Parker died Nov. 9, 2008, in Parker. He was born July 17, 1956, in Fort Hood, Texas, the son of Kenneth L. and Alice Baker Throckmorton. He married Karen Jeanette Darley, July 25, 1986, in Galveston, Texas...
Lee Bailey (11/13/08)
Lee Bailey, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 31, 2008, at her residence. She was born April 9, 1926, in Steele, Mo., to the late Elmer and Martha (Huffman) Funderburk. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: her daughter, Barbara and John Homod of Hardy; two sons, John "Steve" and Brenda Bailey of Donalsonville, Ga., Doug and Geri Bailey of Hamlet, N.C.; three sisters, Carolyn Morales of Oxnard, Calif., Mollie Brownfield of Cedar Park, Texas, Francis Funderburk of Steele, Mo.; two brothers, Robert Funderburk of Elburn, Ill., Virgil Funderburk of Opelika, Ala.; six grandchildren, Stephanie and husband Todd Trawick of Franklin Wis., Doug and wife Mary Katheryn of Elgin Texas, Kelly and husband Jason Bailey of Caribbean Islands, Wendy and husband David Lute of Hardy, Amy and Steve Charbauski of Highland and John Homod of Highland; 10 great-grandchildren; and a special care giver, Robin DeBoser.. ...
Charlene Cool (11/13/08)
Charlene Cool, daughter of the late Milus Jasper Roper and Virgie Tackett Roper, was born Sept. 10, 1943, in Viola, Ark. She died Nov. 2, 2008, at Lee's Summit Medical Center in Lee's Summit, Mo., at the age of 65. She was united in marriage to Gary Cool on Aug. 21, 1971, in Independence, Mo. She was employed by Sears, Roebuck and Company in Kansas City for 26 years. She was a member of Waldo Baptist Church in Independence, Mo...
Cesil Pearl Wolf (11/13/08)
Cesil Pearl Wolf, daughter of the late Clarence Farr and Alma Behuke Farr, was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Columbus, Wis. She died Oct. 23, 2008, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Arthur Wolf on Oct. 26, 1938, and to this union two children were born. ...
Carole Morris (11/13/08)
Carole Katherine Morris, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 3, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 21, 1939, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of Irvin Farney and Hilda (Rothe) Farney. She worked as a secretary for many years. She moved with her husband, Royston, to Cherokee Village, Ark., in January of 2006. She was a member of the Elks and the Garden Club...
Stella Mae Thomas (11/13/08)
Stella Mae Thomas, 88, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Charlie and Rosa (Brown) Martin, was born March 2, 1920, in Dixon, Mo. She died Nov. 8, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Stella spent her working years as a licensed practical nurse. She was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Vinita O. Sears (11/13/08)
Vinita O. Sears, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late James Preston Moore and Mary Lou Gaither Moore, was born Feb. 26, 1919, in Byron, Ark. She died Nov. 3, 2008, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Lanis Sears on March 14, 1942, in Byron, Ark. Together they owned and operated the Town and Country grocery store in Salem for many years...
Doris J. Kendrick (11/13/08)
Doris J. Kendrick, 81, of Cherokee Village Ark., died Nov. 2, 2008, in Searcy, Ark. She was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of the late Joseph Claude Jarboe and Martha (Whalen) Jarboe. She was a member of the Joyful Noise Kitchen Band, was in Civil Defense, a part of the Rosary making and in the St. Michael's Catholic Church Choir. She lived in Cherokee Village for 33 years...
Franklin Craig (11/13/08)
Franklin Craig was born the son of Gilbert H. Craig and Mary Frances Chandler Craig on Jan. 23, 1934, in Scottsboro, Ala., and died Nov. 2, 2008, at his home in Myrtle, Mo., at the age of 74. He was united in marriage July 11, 1977, at Rockford, Ill., to Ann Risley...
Frank Herbert Pole (11/13/08)
Frank Herbert Pole was born Jan. 23, 1918, in Cleveland, Ohio, and died Oct. 12, 2008, at the age of 90. He was united in marriage June 22, 1940, at Cleveland, Ohio, to Mildred Irene Micksch who preceded him in death on Nov. 25, 2000. He was a welder and an auto mechanic. Along with his wife, he owned and operated a mobile home park in Florida for many years...
Lee Bailey (11/13/08)
Lee Bailey, 82, of Hardy, Ark., died Oct. 31, 2008, at her residence. She was born April 9, 1926, in Steele, Mo., to the late Elmer and Martha (Huffman) Funderburk. She was a homemaker. She is survived by: her daughter, Barbara and John Homod of Hardy; two sons, John "Steve" and Brenda Bailey of Donalsonville, Ga., Doug and Geri Bailey of Hamlet, N.C.; three sisters, Carolyn Morales of Oxnard, Calif., Mollie Brownfield of Cedar Park, Texas, Francis Funderburk of Steele, Mo.; two brothers, Robert Funderburk of Elburn, Ill., Virgil Funderburk of Opelika, Ala.; six grandchildren, Stephanie and husband Todd Trawick of Franklin Wis., Doug and wife Mary Katheryn of Elgin Texas, Kelly and husband Jason Bailey of Caribbean Islands, Wendy and husband David Lute of Hardy, Amy and Steve Charbauski of Highland and John Homod of Highland; 10 great-grandchildren; and a special care giver, Robin DeBoser.. ...
Carole Morris (11/13/08)
Carole Katherine Morris, 69, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 3, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 21, 1939, in Jersey City, N.J., the daughter of Irvin Farney and Hilda (Rothe) Farney. She worked as a secretary for many years. She moved with her husband, Royston, to Cherokee Village, Ark., in January of 2006...
Doris J. Kendrick (11/13/08)
Doris J. Kendrick, 81, of Cherokee Village Ark., died Nov. 2, 2008, in Searcy, Ark. She was born Dec. 27, 1926, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of the late Joseph Claude Jarboe and Martha (Whalen) Jarboe. She was a member of the Joyful Noise Kitchen Band, was in Civil Defense, a part of the Rosary making and in the St. Michael's Catholic Church Choir. She lived in Cherokee Village for 33 years...
Ronald Shear (11/13/08)
Ronald Shear, 74, died Nov. 9, 2008, at his residence in Cherokee Village, Ark. Ronald worked for 41 years with A.O. Smith Water Products as safety and warehouse manager. He also served in the Army. He is survived by: his wife, Sandra (Begnoche) Shear; daughters, Nancy and Nick Goeckner of Ashmore, Ill., Cheryl and Ken Swisher of Momence, Ill., Cindy Tomaszewski of Black Mountain, N.C.; son, Ted Tomaszewski of Denver, Colo.; brother, Ed and Nancy Shear of Arvada, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Betty Jean Walker (11/13/08)
Betty Jean Walker, 78, of Niles, Mich., formerly of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Melvin E. and Edna (Little) Koontz, was born May 22, 1930, in Flora, Ill. She died Oct. 29, 2008, in South Bend, Ind. Betty was united in marriage to James Luther Walker on June 25, 1951, at DeQueen, Ark. She spent her working years as a school teacher. Betty was a member of the Franklin First Baptist Church in Franklin, Ark...
Cesil Pearl Wolf (11/13/08)
Cesil Pearl Wolf, daughter of the late Clarence Farr and Alma Behuke Farr, was born Nov. 6, 1917, in Columbus, Wis. She died Oct. 23, 2008, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 90. She was united in marriage to Arthur Wolf on Oct. 26, 1938, and to this union two children were born. ...
Oscar "Bill" Griffin (11/06/08)
Oscar "Bill" Griffin, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Hope Griffin of the home; son, William "Bill" Griffin; grandson, Travis Griffin; and granddaughter, Wendy Boudreaux; and four great-grandchildren...
Nettie Hall Bennett (11/06/08)
Nettie Elizabeth Hall Bennett, daughter of the late Jeff and Mattie Goins Hall was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Elm Store, Ark., and died Oct. 27, 2008, in Thayer, MO., at the age of 87. She was united in marriage Oct. 3, 1936, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Johnny Washington Bennett, who preceded her in death  May 11, 1987...
Garnie Andrew Bean (11/06/08)
Garnie Andrew Bean, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was the co-owner of G&J Meat Processing. He is survived by: his wife, Janelle Bean; daughters, Carla Honey and Chelsea Bean of Ash Flat; a son, Tony Bean of Branson, Mo.; brothers, Bill Bean and Bob Bean of Kokomo, Ind., Lloyd Bean of Russiaville, Ind., and Danny Bean of Auburn, Ind.; and four grandchildren...
Ruby Nadine Arnold (11/06/08)
Ruby Nadine Arnold, 63, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of George Henry and Fern (Harmon) Henry. She spent her years as a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by: her son, James Ray Arnold; two daughters, Vera Nadine Zortman and husband Harold Wayne Zortman and Cythia Ann Goodin and husband, Wally Goodin; six brothers, Carl Wayne Henry, Derral Wad Henry, Jerry Waburn Henry, Hilburn Ray Henry, Francis Eugene Henry and George O'Dell Henry; five sisters, Patsy Ann Powell, Donna Quinette Landers, Debra Kay Chastain, Stella Eloise Vaughn and Francis Fern Moyer; eight grandchildren, William Harold Zortman, James Robert Zortman, Lea Ann Whited, Anthony Martin Whited, Ryan William Whited, Zachary Cole Arnold, Winter Nadine Zortman and Stephanie Summer VanAntwerp; three great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Thelma Clayton Tucker (11/06/08)
Thelma Lee Elliott Clayton Tucker died Oct. 27, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital. She was born on Sept. 8, 1922, the daughter of the late Charles and Musgrove Williamson Elliott. She married W.E. Clayton on July 4, 1942, and to this union three children were born, all surviving her: Rebeccah (Mike) Harber of West Palm Beach, Fla., Gary Clayton of Salem and Vicki (Karrol) Fowlkes of Salem...
Clark Mobley (11/06/08)
Clark Mobley, 93, of Chatham, Miss., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 24, 2008, at the Mississippi Care Center in Greenville, Miss. He was born July 15, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., the son of the late Henry and Ethel Clark Mobley. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He was a self-employed piano technician, musician, avid outdoorsman, carpenter and a professional fisherman. He was of the Methodist faith...
Paul Eve Cash (11/06/08)
Paul Eve Cash, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Cardwell, Mo., and died Oct. 29, 2008, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He served in the Army during World War II, and was later a mechanic and a carpenter. He spent several years building apart-ments in North Little Rock, Ark...
Wanda Marie Anderson (11/06/08)
Wanda Marie Anderson, 39, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Walter James Backes and Susan Darlene (Backes) Castro, was born on Jan. 25, 1969, in Oakland, Calif. She died Oct. 22, 2008, at her home in Salem. She was a self-employed carpenter. She is survived by: her mother, Susan Castro of Evening Shade, Ark.; stepfather, Art Pena' of Evening Shade; three brothers, David Welch of Salem, Zzyxy Hall of Hardy, Ark., and Chance Hall of Hardy; two sisters, Bobbie Pyle of Ozark Acres, Ark., and Mya Hall of New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Salem,; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Miles Grant Dotson (11/06/08)
Miles Grant Dotson, stillborn infant son of Zachary Grant Dotson and Megan Marie Dunham, died Oct. 31, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Zach and Megan; grandparents, Kelly and Alesia Dotson of Thomasville, Jerry and Becky Granger of Alton; uncles, Ely Dotson of Thomas-ville, Ethan Granger of Alton; great-grandparents, Harold and Marilyn Dunham of Alton, Eva Fern and Bob Morris of Willow Springs; great-grandmother, Au- dena Granger of Koshkonong; and many great-aunts; great-uncles; and cousins.. ...
Karen Sue Graham (11/06/08)
Karen Sue Graham, 56, of Alton, Mo., was born March 15, 1952, in Kansas City, Kan., and died Oct. 27, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was united in marriage to Joe Graham on Feb. 28, 1970. They moved to the Alton area in 1982, where they attended and were members of the Oak Forest Church of Christ...
Loretta Ann Linson (11/06/08)
Loretta Ann Linson was born the daughter of Frank Slover and Martha Nelson on Oct. 14, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 24, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66. She was united in marriage Nov. 5, 1960, at Thayer, to Donald Linson. She was employed by Thatcher Glass Company in Streator, Ill., for many years. She was a Christian and a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church...
Roy "Bill" Rummel (11/06/08)
Roy William "Bill" Rummel, 81, of Huntingburg, Ind., a former resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind. He was born April 27, 1927, in Dubois County, Ind., to Karl and Theresa (Weisheit) Rummel. He was united in marriage to Geraldine "Gerry" M. Hoffman on June 17, 1977, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Ind...
DeWayne Nickless (11/06/08)
DeWayne Nickless was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Lewis Nickless and Clara Mable Shouse Nickless. He died Oct. 23, 2008, at his home in Mountain Grove, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage Jan. 16, 1951, to Mary Dale...
Rheita (Powell) Pratt (11/06/08)
Rheita (Powell) Pratt, 73, of Williford, Ark., died Oct 25, 2008, at her daughter's home in Pocahontas, Ark., after a long battle with cancer. She was a hairdresser for 47 years, 35 of which were in the Hardy area. She was involved in the Williford community and was instrumental in starting the Hilltop Crime Watch Program...
Jeanie Ann Gray (11/06/08)
Jeanie Ann Gray of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Easton and Clara Robertson Easton, was born Aug. 22, 1957, in Van Buren, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2008, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 51. She is survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, James and Emily Gray of Eugene, Mo.; one daughter, Brandy Gray of Pryor, Okla.; one brother, Joe Easton of Nebraska; two sisters, Linda Bearden of Cushing, Okla., and Donna Arnold of Claremore, Okla.; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and many friends.. ...
Oregon County Sheriff's Report (11/06/08)
Robert Huff, 23, of Thayer was transfered to the Missouri Department of Corrections last week on a probation violation. His original charge was stealing. Larry Dean Sisco, 44, of Alton was arrested Oct. 28 on an Oregon County warrant charging him with felony possession of a controlled substance. He posted a $4,900 bond and is to be in court Nov. 5...
Clark Mobley (11/06/08)
Clark Mobley, 93, of Chatham, Miss., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 24, 2008, at the Mississippi Care Center in Greenville, Miss. He was born July 15, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., the son of the late Henry and Ethel Clark Mobley. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He was a self-employed piano technician, musician, avid outdoorsman, carpenter and a professional fisherman. He was of the Methodist faith...
Nettie Hall Bennett (11/06/08)
Nettie Elizabeth Hall Bennett, daughter of the late Jeff and Mattie Goins Hall was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Elm Store, Ark., and died Oct. 27, 2008, in Thayer, MO., at the age of 87. She was united in marriage Oct. 3, 1936, in Pocahontas, Ark., to Johnny Washington Bennett, who preceded her in death  May 11, 1987...
Garnie Andrew Bean (11/06/08)
Garnie Andrew Bean, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was the co-owner of G&J Meat Processing. He is survived by: his wife, Janelle Bean; daughters, Carla Honey and Chelsea Bean of Ash Flat; a son, Tony Bean of Branson, Mo.; brothers, Bill Bean and Bob Bean of Kokomo, Ind., Lloyd Bean of Russiaville, Ind., and Danny Bean of Auburn, Ind.; and four grandchildren...
Oscar "Bill" Griffin (11/06/08)
Oscar "Bill" Griffin, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Hope Griffin of the home; son, William "Bill" Griffin; grandson, Travis Griffin; and granddaughter, Wendy Boudreaux; and four great-grandchildren...
Ruby Nadine Arnold (11/06/08)
Ruby Nadine Arnold, 63, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of George Henry and Fern (Harmon) Henry. She spent her years as a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by: her son, James Ray Arnold; two daughters, Vera Nadine Zortman and husband Harold Wayne Zortman and Cythia Ann Goodin and husband, Wally Goodin; six brothers, Carl Wayne Henry, Derral Wad Henry, Jerry Waburn Henry, Hilburn Ray Henry, Francis Eugene Henry and George O'Dell Henry; five sisters, Patsy Ann Powell, Donna Quinette Landers, Debra Kay Chastain, Stella Eloise Vaughn and Francis Fern Moyer; eight grandchildren, William Harold Zortman, James Robert Zortman, Lea Ann Whited, Anthony Martin Whited, Ryan William Whited, Zachary Cole Arnold, Winter Nadine Zortman and Stephanie Summer VanAntwerp; three great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Thelma Clayton Tucker (11/06/08)
Thelma Lee Elliott Clayton Tucker died Oct. 27, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital. She was born on Sept. 8, 1922, the daughter of the late Charles and Musgrove Williamson Elliott. She married W.E. Clayton on July 4, 1942, and to this union three children were born, all surviving her: Rebeccah (Mike) Harber of West Palm Beach, Fla., Gary Clayton of Salem and Vicki (Karrol) Fowlkes of Salem...
Paul Eve Cash (11/06/08)
Paul Eve Cash, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 24, 1923, in Cardwell, Mo., and died Oct. 29, 2008, at Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. He served in the Army during World War II, and was later a mechanic and a carpenter. He spent several years building apart-ments in North Little Rock, Ark...
Wanda Marie Anderson (11/06/08)
Wanda Marie Anderson, 39, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Walter James Backes and Susan Darlene (Backes) Castro, was born on Jan. 25, 1969, in Oakland, Calif. She died Oct. 22, 2008, at her home in Salem. She was a self-employed carpenter. She is survived by: her mother, Susan Castro of Evening Shade, Ark.; stepfather, Art Pena' of Evening Shade; three brothers, David Welch of Salem, Zzyxy Hall of Hardy, Ark., and Chance Hall of Hardy; two sisters, Bobbie Pyle of Ozark Acres, Ark., and Mya Hall of New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Salem,; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Miles Grant Dotson (11/06/08)
Miles Grant Dotson, stillborn infant son of Zachary Grant Dotson and Megan Marie Dunham, died Oct. 31, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Zach and Megan; grandparents, Kelly and Alesia Dotson of Thomasville, Jerry and Becky Granger of Alton; uncles, Ely Dotson of Thomas-ville, Ethan Granger of Alton; great-grandparents, Harold and Marilyn Dunham of Alton, Eva Fern and Bob Morris of Willow Springs; great-grandmother, Au- dena Granger of Koshkonong; and many great-aunts; great-uncles; and cousins.. ...
Karen Sue Graham (11/06/08)
Karen Sue Graham, 56, of Alton, Mo., was born March 15, 1952, in Kansas City, Kan., and died Oct. 27, 2008, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She was united in marriage to Joe Graham on Feb. 28, 1970. They moved to the Alton area in 1982, where they attended and were members of the Oak Forest Church of Christ...
Loretta Ann Linson (11/06/08)
Loretta Ann Linson was born the daughter of Frank Slover and Martha Nelson on Oct. 14, 1942, in Thayer, Mo., and died Oct. 24, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 66. She was united in marriage Nov. 5, 1960, at Thayer, to Donald Linson. She was employed by Thatcher Glass Company in Streator, Ill., for many years. She was a Christian and a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church...
Roy "Bill" Rummel (11/06/08)
Roy William "Bill" Rummel, 81, of Huntingburg, Ind., a former resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind. He was born April 27, 1927, in Dubois County, Ind., to Karl and Theresa (Weisheit) Rummel. He was united in marriage to Geraldine "Gerry" M. Hoffman on June 17, 1977, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Ind...
DeWayne Nickless (11/06/08)
DeWayne Nickless was born Nov. 7, 1931, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Lewis Nickless and Clara Mable Shouse Nickless. He died Oct. 23, 2008, at his home in Mountain Grove, Mo., at the age of 76. He was united in marriage Jan. 16, 1951, to Mary Dale...
Rheita (Powell) Pratt (11/06/08)
Rheita (Powell) Pratt, 73, of Williford, Ark., died Oct 25, 2008, at her daughter's home in Pocahontas, Ark., after a long battle with cancer. She was a hairdresser for 47 years, 35 of which were in the Hardy area. She was involved in the Williford community and was instrumental in starting the Hilltop Crime Watch Program...
Jeanie Ann Gray (11/06/08)
Jeanie Ann Gray of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Easton and Clara Robertson Easton, was born Aug. 22, 1957, in Van Buren, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2008, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 51. She is survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, James and Emily Gray of Eugene, Mo.; one daughter, Brandy Gray of Pryor, Okla.; one brother, Joe Easton of Nebraska; two sisters, Linda Bearden of Cushing, Okla., and Donna Arnold of Claremore, Okla.; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and many friends.. ...
Roy William "Bill" Rummel (11/06/08)
Roy William "Bill" Rummel, 81, of Huntingburg, Ind., a former resident of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind. He was born April 27, 1927, in Dubois County, Ind., to Karl and Theresa (Weisheit) Rummel. He was united in marriage to Geraldine "Gerry" M. Hoffman on June 17, 1977, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Ind...
Garnie Andrew Bean (11/06/08)
Garnie Andrew Bean, 66, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was the co-owner of G&J Meat Processing. He is survived by: his wife, Janelle Bean; daughters, Carla Honey and Chelsea Bean of Ash Flat; a son, Tony Bean of Branson, Mo.; brothers, Bill Bean and Bob Bean of Kokomo, Ind., Lloyd Bean of Russiaville, Ind., and Danny Bean of Auburn, Ind.; and four grandchildren...
Rheita (Powell) Pratt (11/06/08)
Rheita (Powell) Pratt, 73, of Williford, Ark., died Oct 25, 2008, at her daughter's home in Pocahontas, Ark., after a long battle with cancer. She was a hairdresser for 47 years, 35 of which were in the Hardy area. She was involved in the Williford community and was instrumental in starting the Hilltop Crime Watch Program. ...
Ruby Nadine Arnold (11/06/08)
Ruby Nadine Arnold, 63, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 8, 1945, in Hardy, Ark., the daughter of George Henry and Fern (Harmon) Henry. She spent her years as a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by: her son, James Ray Arnold; two daughters, Vera Nadine Zortman and husband Harold Wayne Zortman and Cythia Ann Goodin and husband, Wally Goodin; six brothers, Carl Wayne Henry, Derral Wad Henry, Jerry Waburn Henry, Hilburn Ray Henry, Francis Eugene Henry and George O'Dell Henry; five sisters, Patsy Ann Powell, Donna Quinette Landers, Debra Kay Chastain, Stella Eloise Vaughn and Francis Fern Moyer; eight grandchildren, William Harold Zortman, James Robert Zortman, Lea Ann Whited, Anthony Martin Whited, Ryan William Whited, Zachary Cole Arnold, Winter Nadine Zortman and Stephanie Summer VanAntwerp; three great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Wanda Marie Anderson (11/06/08)
Wanda Marie Anderson, 39, of Salem, Ark., daughter of Walter James Backes and Susan Darlene (Backes) Castro, was born on Jan. 25, 1969, in Oakland, Calif. She died Oct. 22, 2008, at her home in Salem. Wanda was as a self-employed carpenter. She is survived by: her mother, Susan Castro of Evening Shade, Ark.; stepfather, Art Pena' of Evening Shade; three brothers, David Welch of Salem, Zzyxy Hall of Hardy, Ark., and Chance Hall of Hardy; two sisters, Bobbie Pyle of Ozark Acres, Ark., and Mya Hall of New York, N.Y.; sister-in-law, Ruby Thomas of Salem,; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Jeanie Ann Gray (11/06/08)
Jeanie Ann Gray of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph Easton and Clara Robertson Easton, was born Aug. 22, 1957, in Van Buren, Ark. She died Oct. 15, 2008, at her home in Horseshoe Bend, Ark., at the age of 51. She is survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, James and Emily Gray of Eugene, Mo.; one daughter, Brandy Gray of Pryor, Okla.; one brother, Joe Easton of Nebraska; two sisters, Linda Bearden of Cushing, Okla., and Donna Arnold of Claremore, Okla.; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and many friends.. ...
Clark Mobley (11/06/08)
Clark Mobley, 93, of Chatham, Miss., formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Oct. 24, 2008, at the Mississippi Care Center in Greenville, Miss. He was born July 15, 1915, at Mobley, Ark., the son of the late Henry and Ethel Clark Mobley. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II. He was a self-employed piano technician, musician, avid outdoorsman, carpenter and a professional fisherman. He was of the Methodist faith...
Oscar "Bill" Griffin (11/06/08)
Oscar "Bill" Griffin, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 26, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Hope Griffin of the home; son, William "Bill" Griffin; grandson, Travis Griffin; and granddaughter, Wendy Boudreaux; and four great-grandchildren...