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Obituaries from December 2008

Henry Harvey McKee (12/30/08)
Henry Harvey McKee was born Feb. 13, 1916, and died Dec. 26, 2008, at the home of his daughter in Las Cruces, N.M. He was born in Jeff, Oregon County, Mo., to John H. and Gola Williams McKee. He served his country in World War II in the Philippines as a member of the Army Signal Corp. ...
Jake Roath (12/30/08)
Jake Roath, 63, of Batesville, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born May 12, 1945, at Neveda, Mo., the son of Jake and Bertie Mae Roath. He was a United States Marine veteran having served during the Vietnam war. He worked several years in the lumber business and was a salesman for Tri-County Electric in Desha...
Clara Opperman (12/30/08)
Clara Eugenia Opperman, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 4, 1936, in Kansas, and died Dec. 22, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She is survived by: her husband, Robert Opperman, of Mammoth Spring; two sons, Michael Mullinix and Douglas Mullinix; one daughter, Sue Hughes; several grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
George W. Norris (12/30/08)
George W. Norris, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., the son of the late Jeff and Nora (Gay) Norris. George was born in Arkansas but moved to Kansas City, Mo., and lived there for 43 years before moving back to Arkansas...
Elmer Hughes (12/30/08)
Elmer Hughes, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late John T. and Vernie (Owens) Hughes, was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Oklahoma. He died Dec. 9, 2008, at his home. He spent his working years as a cook in the food service industry. He is survived by: best friend, Margaret Crecelius of Salem; four grandsons, Glen Robertson, David Robertson, Jeremy Robertson and Andrew Robertson; one brother, Homer Hughes of Pleasanton, Calif.; and many other relatives and friends...
Clara Opperman (12/30/08)
Clara Eugenia Opperman, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 4, 1936, in Kansas, and died Dec. 22, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She is survived by: her husband, Robert Opperman, of Mammoth Spring; two sons, Michael Mullinix and Douglas Mullinix; one daughter, Sue Hughes; several grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Maggie Herron (12/30/08)
Maggie Lorena (Tootsie) Bristow Herron, 92, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Williford, the daughter of the late John and Luetta Davis Bristow. She was married to Frank Herron Oct. 31, 1929, in Sharp County, Ark. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of God in Peace Valley...
Jason Farris (12/30/08)
Jason Farris, 27, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2008, at a Paris, Texas, hospital. He was born April 16, 1981, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Marty and Ruby Farris. He was a member of the Haven of Rest Ministries in Paris, Texas...
Elbert "Ace" White (12/30/08)
Elbert "Ace" White, 76, of Highland, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was the son of the late Don White and the late Nellie (Linville) White. He served in the Army and worked for the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, for over 20 years...
Ruth Loretta Kellett (12/30/08)
Ruth Loretta Kellett was born March 5, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Homer Tyree and Iva Cantrell Tyree. She died Dec. 21, 2008, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 74. She was united in marriage to George Baker who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Kenneth Amiel Cooper (12/30/08)
Kenneth Amiel Cooper, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Amiel Cooper and Annie Linderman Cooper was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Viola, Ark. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Moss on Jan. 31, 1957, in Jonesboro, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Sean Alan Baldridge (12/30/08)
Sean Alan Baldridge, 19, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1989, in West Plains, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Phillip and Deborah Baldridge; one brother, Dustin Baldridge; one sister, Samantha Baldridge; one niece, Candyce Baldridge; his paternal grandparents, Willard and Maxcine Baldridge, all of Mammoth Spring; his maternal grandparents, George and Sue Reeves of Hardy, Ark., Linda Pope of McAlester, Okla.; his fiancée, Brianna Lindner of Hardy; two god-children; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Henry Harvey McKee (12/30/08)
Henry Harvey McKee was born Feb. 13, 1916, and died Dec. 26, 2008, at the home of his daughter in Las Cruces, N.M. He was born in Jeff, Oregon County, Mo., to John H. and Gola Williams McKee. He served his country in World War II in the Philippines as a member of the Army Signal Corp. ...
Jake Roath (12/30/08)
Jake Roath, 63, of Batesville, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born May 12, 1945, at Neveda, Mo., the son of Jake and Bertie Mae Roath. He was a United States Marine veteran having served during the Vietnam war. He worked several years in the lumber business and was a salesman for Tri-County Electric in Desha...
George W. Norris (12/30/08)
George W. Norris, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., the son of the late Jeff and Nora (Gay) Norris. George was born in Arkansas but moved to Kansas City, Mo., and lived there for 43 years before moving back to Arkansas...
Elmer Hughes (12/30/08)
Elmer Hughes, 77, of Salem, Ark., son of the late John T. and Vernie (Owens) Hughes, was born Oct. 26, 1931, in Oklahoma. He died Dec. 9, 2008, at his home. He spent his working years as a cook in the food service industry. He is survived by: best friend, Margaret Crecelius of Salem; four grandsons, Glen Robertson, David Robertson, Jeremy Robertson and Andrew Robertson; one brother, Homer Hughes of Pleasanton, Calif.; and many other relatives and friends...
Clara Opperman (12/30/08)
Clara Eugenia Opperman, 72, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born March 4, 1936, in Kansas, and died Dec. 22, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She is survived by: her husband, Robert Opperman, of Mammoth Spring; two sons, Michael Mullinix and Douglas Mullinix; one daughter, Sue Hughes; several grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Maggie Herron (12/30/08)
Maggie Lorena (Tootsie) Bristow Herron, 92, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Williford, the daughter of the late John and Luetta Davis Bristow. She was married to Frank Herron Oct. 31, 1929, in Sharp County, Ark. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of God in Peace Valley...
Jason Farris (12/30/08)
Jason Farris, 27, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2008, at a Paris, Texas, hospital. He was born April 16, 1981, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Marty and Ruby Farris. He was a member of the Haven of Rest Ministries in Paris, Texas...
Elbert "Ace" White (12/30/08)
Elbert "Ace" White, 76, of Highland, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was the son of the late Don White and the late Nellie (Linville) White. He served in the Army and worked for the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, for over 20 years...
Ruth Loretta Kellett (12/30/08)
Ruth Loretta Kellett was born March 5, 1934, in Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Homer Tyree and Iva Cantrell Tyree. She died Dec. 21, 2008, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 74. She was united in marriage to George Baker who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Church of Christ...
Kenneth Amiel Cooper (12/30/08)
Kenneth Amiel Cooper, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Amiel Cooper and Annie Linderman Cooper was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Viola, Ark. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 77. He was united in marriage to Phyllis Moss on Jan. 31, 1957, in Jonesboro, Ark. To this union four children were born...
Sean Alan Baldridge (12/30/08)
Sean Alan Baldridge, 19, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1989, in West Plains, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Phillip and Deborah Baldridge; one brother, Dustin Baldridge; one sister, Samantha Baldridge; one niece, Candyce Baldridge; his paternal grandparents, Willard and Maxcine Baldridge, all of Mammoth Spring; his maternal grandparents, George and Sue Reeves of Hardy, Ark., Linda Pope of McAlester, Okla.; his fiancée, Brianna Lindner of Hardy; two god-children; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Elbert "Ace" White (12/30/08)
Elbert "Ace" White, 76, of Highland, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat, Ark. He was the son of the late Don White and the late Nellie (Linville) White. He served in the Army and worked for the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, for over 20 years...
Henry Harvey McKee (12/30/08)
Henry Harvey McKee was born Feb. 13, 1916, and died Dec. 26, 2008, at the home of his daughter in Las Cruces, N.M. He was born in Jeff, Oregon County, Mo., to John H. and Gola Williams McKee. He served his country in World War II in the Philippines as a member of the Army Signal Corp. ...
Sean Alan Baldridge (12/30/08)
Sean Alan Baldridge, 19, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Feb. 24, 1989, in West Plains, Mo., and died Dec. 21, 2008. He is survived by: his parents, Phillip and Deborah Baldridge; one brother, Dustin Baldridge; one sister, Samantha Baldridge; one niece, Candyce Baldridge; his paternal grandparents, Willard and Maxcine Baldridge, all of Mammoth Spring; his maternal grandparents, George and Sue Reeves of Hardy, Ark., Linda Pope of McAlester, Okla.; his fiancée, Brianna Lindner of Hardy; two god-children; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
George W. Norris (12/30/08)
George W. Norris, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., the son of the late Jeff and Nora (Gay) Norris. George was born in Arkansas but moved to Kansas City, Mo., and lived there for 43 years before moving back to Arkansas...
Jason Farris (12/30/08)
Jason Farris, 27, of Paris, Texas, formerly of Cave City, Ark., died Dec. 19, 2008, at a Paris, Texas, hospital. He was born April 16, 1981, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Marty and Ruby Farris. He was a member of the Haven of Rest Ministries in Paris, Texas...
Maggie Herron (12/30/08)
Maggie Lorena (Tootsie) Bristow Herron, 92, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Williford, the daughter of the late John and Luetta Davis Bristow. She was united in marriage to Frank Herron on Oct. 31, 1929, in Sharp County, Ark. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of God in Peace Valley...
Eugene Chronister (12/26/08)
Eugene Jewell Chronister, 97, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 15, 1911, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 18, 2008. He was united in marriage to Ina Jackson on Oct. 10, 1931. They celebrated 74 years of marriage before she preceded him in death three years ago...
Charles Lee Dunn (12/26/08)
Charles Lee Dunn, 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born July 9, 1935, in Birch Tree, Mo., and died Dec. 7, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Betty K. Baker on May 7, 1955. He is survived by: his wife, Betty K. Baker; two sons, Gary and Brenda Dunn of West Plains, Mo., Randy and Diane Dunn of Mammoth Spring; two grandsons, Charles and Amanda Dunn of Cave City, Ark., Bryan Dunn of Mammoth Spring and Tonya Dunn of West Plains, Mo.; three great-granddaughters; three step-grandsons, Shawn, James and Justin; three step-sisters, Betty Willison, Donna Collins and Edith Forrester; two aunts; sister-in-laws, Carolee and Bartus Allen, Rosalie and David Wilson, Elaine and Mason Moody; brother-in-laws, Truman and Ann Baker, Bill and Sherry Nelson; and numerous other nieces and nephews.. ...
Marjorie Oliver Heard (12/26/08)
Marjorie Oliver Heard, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died, Dec. 11, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Marjorie was born April 4, 1934, in Elton, La., to the late Melina and Wayne Oliver. She worked as a manager of a cancer clinic in Lafayette, La., as a church secretary, a legal secretary and was a house wife from 1975 on...
Tamara McComas (12/26/08)
Tamara Ann "Tammy" McComas, 51, of Saddle, Ark., died Dec. 14, 2008, at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born Nov. 4, 1957, in Leachville, Ark., the daughter of John L. Goodwin and Lena Vea (Taylor) Goodwin. She was united in marriage to Mark D. ...
Pat Bassham (12/26/08)
Pat Bassham, daughter of the late Frank and Hetty (Tragilles), Bassham was born Dec. 24, 1932, in Flint, Mich. She died Dec. 20, 2008, at her home, at the age of 75. Pat was united in marriage to Tilmon Hamilton "Duck" Bassham on Dec. 27, 1958, at Flint, and to this union, five children were born. She spent her working years as an assembly line worker for the General Motors Corporation...
Helen Skelley (12/26/08)
Helen Marie Pauline Skelley was born March 5, 1927, in Cresaptown, Md., daughter of James Shepherd and Pansy Pearl Robison Shepherd and died Dec. 16, 2008, in West  Plains, Mo., at the age of 81. She was united in marriage March 5, 1946, in Cumberland, Md., to Harold Skelley who preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1987...
Willodene Brewer (12/26/08)
Willodene Brewer, 92, formerly of Marmaduke and Hardy, died Dec. 13, 2008, in Germantown, Tenn. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was the daughter of the late Armedis Nicholas and Rena Dickerson Nicholas. She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, E.F. Brewer; and brothers, J.W. and Willis Nicholas...
Donald Hutchinson (12/26/08)
Donald Earl Hutchinson, 46, of Salem, Ark., son of Beatrice Hammon, was born on July 20, 1962, in Christopher, Ill. He died Dec. 12, 2008, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. He spent his working years as a truck driver. He is survived by: fiance, Etta Jean Hurdle of Salem; five sons, James Hutchinson, Larry Willingham, Gregory Hurdle Jr., Jerry Lee Anderson Jr. ...
George Thadneal York (12/26/08)
George Thadneal York, 80, of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late George York and Belle Taylor York was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Izard County, Ark. He died Dec. 17, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Lele Faye Zeigler on Dec. ...
Donald Crawford (12/26/08)
Donald Leroy Crawford, 71, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Roy Horace and Euna (Kem) Crawford, was born Aug. 6, 1937, in Springfield, Mo. He died Dec. 15, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Don was united in marriage to Imogene Stroud on April 27, 1957, at Thayer, Mo. ...
Lula Maurean Bilbrey (12/26/08)
Lula Maurean Bilbrey, 95, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Dec. 18, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital. She was born June 7, 1913, at Powells Chapel, Ark., the daughter of Jasper and Rosa Maud (Kent) Runsick. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
George Earl Huff (12/26/08)
George Earl Huff, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 16, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of the late George Huff and the late Vida (Robertson) Huff. Earl retired from the state of Indiana as an entomologist. He served in the Army during WWII. He was a member of the Masons, American Legion and the Lion's Club...
Faye Marie McCradic (12/26/08)
Faye Marie McCradic was born April 30, 1927, in Seymour, Ind., the daughter of the late James Wayne Mitchell and Amanda Richardson Mitchell. She died Dec. 13, 2008, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 81. She was united in marriage March 23, 1944, at Indianapolis, Ind., to Elmo Lloyd McCradic who preceded her in death Aug. 11, 1995...
Pat Bassham (12/26/08)
Pat Bassham, daughter of the late Frank and Hetty (Tragilles), Bassham was born Dec. 24, 1932, in Flint, Mich. She died Dec. 20, 2008, at her home, at the age of 75. Pat was united in marriage to Tilmon Hamilton "Duck" Bassham on Dec. 27, 1958, at Flint, and to this union, five children were born. She spent her working years as an assembly line worker for the General Motors Corporation...
Helen Skelley (12/26/08)
Helen Marie Pauline Skelley was born March 5, 1927, in Cresaptown, Md., daughter of James Shepherd and Pansy Pearl Robison Shepherd and died Dec. 16, 2008, in West  Plains, Mo., at the age of 81. She was united in marriage March 5, 1946, in Cumberland, Md., to Harold Skelley who preceded her in death Nov. 5, 1987...
Willodene Brewer (12/26/08)
Willodene Brewer, 92, formerly of Marmaduke and Hardy, died Dec. 13, 2008, in Germantown, Tenn. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was the daughter of the late Armedis Nicholas and Rena Dickerson Nicholas. She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, E.F. Brewer; and brothers, J.W. and Willis Nicholas...
Donald Hutchinson (12/26/08)
Donald Earl Hutchinson, 46, of Salem, Ark., son of Beatrice Hammon, was born on July 20, 1962, in Christopher, Ill. He died Dec. 12, 2008, at the Hospice House of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. He spent his working years as a truck driver. He is survived by: fiance, Etta Jean Hurdle of Salem; five sons, James Hutchinson, Larry Willingham, Gregory Hurdle Jr., Jerry Lee Anderson Jr. ...
George Thadneal York (12/26/08)
George Thadneal York, 80, of Sturkie, Ark., son of the late George York and Belle Taylor York was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Izard County, Ark. He died Dec. 17, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was united in marriage to Lele Faye Zeigler on Dec. ...
Donald Crawford (12/26/08)
Donald Leroy Crawford, 71, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Roy Horace and Euna (Kem) Crawford, was born Aug. 6, 1937, in Springfield, Mo. He died Dec. 15, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Don was united in marriage to Imogene Stroud on April 27, 1957, at Thayer, Mo. ...
Tamara McComas (12/26/08)
Tamara Ann "Tammy" McComas, 51, of Saddle, Ark., died Dec. 14, 2008, at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born Nov. 4, 1957, in Leachville, Ark., the daughter of John L. Goodwin and Lena Vea (Taylor) Goodwin. She was united in marriage to Mark D. ...
Charles Lee Dunn (12/26/08)
Charles Lee Dunn, 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born July 9, 1935, in Birch Tree, Mo., and died Dec. 7, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Betty K. Baker on May 7, 1955. He is survived by: his wife, Betty K. Baker; two sons, Gary and Brenda Dunn of West Plains, Mo., Randy and Diane Dunn of Mammoth Spring; two grandsons, Charles and Amanda Dunn of Cave City, Ark., Bryan Dunn of Mammoth Spring and Tonya Dunn of West Plains, Mo.; three great-granddaughters; three step-grandsons, Shawn, James and Justin; three step-sisters, Betty Willison, Donna Collins and Edith Forrester; two aunts; sister-in-laws, Carolee and Bartus Allen, Rosalie and David Wilson, Elaine and Mason Moody; brother-in-laws, Truman and Ann Baker, Bill and Sherry Nelson; and numerous other nieces and nephews.. ...
Eugene Chronister (12/26/08)
Eugene Jewell Chronister, 97, of Alton, Mo., was born Sept. 15, 1911, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 18, 2008. He was united in marriage to Ina Jackson on Oct. 10, 1931. They celebrated 74 years of marriage before she preceded him in death three years ago...
Marjorie Oliver Heard (12/26/08)
Marjorie Oliver Heard, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died, Dec. 11, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Marjorie was born April 4, 1934, in Elton, La., to the late Melina and Wayne Oliver. She worked as a manager of a cancer clinic in Lafayette, La., as a church secretary, a legal secretary and was a house wife from 1975 on...
Lula Maurean Bilbrey (12/26/08)
Lula Maurean Bilbrey, 95, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Dec. 18, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital. She was born June 7, 1913, at Powells Chapel, Ark., the daughter of Jasper and Rosa Maud (Kent) Runsick. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
George Earl Huff (12/26/08)
George Earl Huff, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 16, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of the late George Huff and the late Vida (Robertson) Huff. Earl retired from the state of Indiana as an entomologist. He served in the Army during WWII. He was a member of the Masons, American Legion and the Lion's Club...
Faye Marie McCradic (12/26/08)
Faye Marie McCradic was born April 30, 1927, in Seymour, Ind., the daughter of the late James Wayne Mitchell and Amanda Richardson Mitchell. She died Dec. 13, 2008, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 81. She was united in marriage March 23, 1944, at Indianapolis, Ind., to Elmo Lloyd McCradic who preceded her in death Aug. 11, 1995...
Faye Marie McCradic (12/26/08)
Faye Marie McCradic was born April 30, 1927, in Seymour, Ind., the daughter of the late James Wayne Mitchell and Amanda Richardson Mitchell. She died Dec. 13, 2008, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 81. She was united in marriage March 23, 1944, at Indianapolis, Ind., to Elmo Lloyd McCradic who preceded her in death Aug. 11, 1995...
Tamara McComas (12/26/08)
Tamara Ann "Tammy" McComas, 51, of Saddle, Ark., died Dec. 14, 2008, at the Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. She was born Nov. 4, 1957, in Leachville, Ark., the daughter of John L. Goodwin and Lena Vea (Taylor) Goodwin. She was united in marriage to Mark D. ...
George Earl Huff (12/26/08)
George Earl Huff, 86, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 16, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was the son of the late George Huff and the late Vida (Robertson) Huff. Earl retired from the state of Iniana as a entomologist. He served in the Army during WWII. He was a member of the Masons, American Legion and the Lion's Club...
Lula Maurean Bilbrey (12/26/08)
Lula Maurean Bilbrey, 95, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Dec. 18, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital. She was born June 7, 1913, at Powells Chapel, Ark., the daughter of Jasper and Rosa Maud (Kent) Runsick. She was a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Marjorie Oliver Heard (12/26/08)
Marjorie Oliver Heard, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died, Dec. 11, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. Marjorie was born April 4, 1934, in Elton, La., to the late Melina and Wayne Oliver. She worked as a manager of a cancer clinic in Lafayette, La., and as a church secretary and a legal secretary and was a house wife from 1975 on...
Chester F. Hawkins (12/18/08)
Chester F. Hawkins, 86, of Vilonia, Ark., died Dec. 9, 2008, in Little Rock, Ark. He was born May 13, 1922, in Phillipsburg, Mo., to the late Thomas and Rosie Hawkins. Chester was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran of WWII and a former sheriff of Oregon County, Mo...
Joseph McKenzie (12/18/08)
Joseph Richard McKenzie Sr., 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 30, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2008, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Melvina McKenzie of the home; four sons, Joseph Lee McKenzie Jr. of Ft. Worth, Texas, Dennis Dwayne McKenzie of Thayer, Mo., Lonnie Dale James McKenzie of Cherokee Village, Ark., Ronald Patrick McKenzie of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Sherrie Lynn Clark of Thayer; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Robert J. "Bob"Murphy (12/18/08)
Robert J. "Bob" Murphy, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Ramsey, Ill., died Dec. 9, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Aug. 29, 1934, at Ramsey, son of William Frank- lin "Willie" Murphy and Mabel Gladys (Meyerholz) Murphy...
Jesse Howard Sanders (12/18/08)
Jesse Howard Sanders, of Byron, Ark., son of the late Jake Washington Sanders and Maggie Pruett Sanders were born Feb. 14, 1919, in Dolph, Ark. He died Dec. 12, 2008, at his home in Salem, at the age of 89. He was united in marriage to Theda Bray on Nov. 22, 1941, at Byron. To this union three children were born. He was a farmer and was of the Presbyterian faith...
Charles Porter (12/18/08)
Charles Hailmann Porter, 75, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2008, at his residence. He was born on July 16, 1933, in Camp, Ark., the son of the late John William Porter and Thelma (Stewart) Porter. He was a member of the Masons. He served in the U.S. Navy and his last promotion was at the rank of E7 Chief Petty Officer. After he served his country for 21 years he drove a truck for Valley Steel Company. He was a Pentecostal by faith...
Dr. Stephen A. Trana (12/18/08)
Dr. Stephen A. Trana, 61, of Monticello, Ark., died Nov. 30, 2008. He was born in Dearborn, Mich., Feb. 8, 1947, the son of Gordon and Alma Trana. He was a professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Carol Michael Trana; his daughter, Rachel Trana, of Chicago, Ill.; his son Ethan Trana of Los Angeles, Calif.; his brother-in-law, Samuel Michael of Monticello; his parents, Gordon and Alma Trana of Cherokee Village, Ark.; his sister, Karen Starr, and husband Chris of Warrenville, Ill.; his sister-in-law, Shirlee McDaniel and husband, Ron of Houston, Texas; and five nieces and nephews.. ...
Kailey Allyse Moss (12/18/08)
Kailey Allyse Moss, daughter of William Gregory Moss and Rhonda Elaine Owens Moss, was born Aug. 12, 1992, in Salem, Ark. She died Dec. 11, 2008, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 16 years. Kailey was a junior at Izard County Consolidated School. She was active in the Izard County High School Livestock Show Team, Key Club, Izard County High School Softball Team and was the manager of the Izard County Senior High Girls Basketball Team. ...
Ivan Eugene Welch (12/18/08)
Ivan Eugene Welch of Salem, Ark., son of the late David Aquilla Welch and Eliza Agnes Godwin Welch, was born March 3, 1919 in Love, Ark. He died Dec. 8, 2008, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 89. He was married to Floy Evelyn Thomas in Aug. 1937, at Salem, Ark. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death and in Feb. 1947, he married Norma Martin, who also preceded him in death...
Franklin D. Carter (12/18/08)
Franklin D. Carter, 75, of Sainte Genevieve, Mo., was born Jan. 21, 1933, in Viola, Ark., the son of John Carter and Macy Batterton Carter. He died Nov. 27, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Couer, Mo. He was married to Janet F. Moss of St. Genevieve, Mo. May 29, 1960...
J.C. Robinson (12/18/08)
J. C. Robinson, 84, of Bentonville, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Dec. 3, 2008, at Regency Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Salem, Ark., the son of the late John Charles and Mary Ann Vaughn Robinson. J.C. farmed in the Mammoth Spring area for more than 53 years...
Ethel Margaret Jestila (12/18/08)
Ethel Margaret (Peggy) Utley Snow Jestila was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Bay, Ark., and died Nov. 30, 2008, in Hot Springs, Ark. Her family moved to Hardy, Ark. in 1925. She attended school in the area and married Arthur Collins Snow in Hardy where her only son, Gene Carroll Snow, was born in 1934. She met William Adolph Jestila and married him in June, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio. She attended Fairdale Baptist Church in Hot Springs...
Joseph McKenzie (12/18/08)
Joseph Richard McKenzie Sr., 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 30, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2008, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Melvina McKenzie of the home; four sons, Joseph Lee McKenzie Jr. of Ft. Worth, Texas, Dennis Dwayne McKenzie of Thayer, Mo., Lonnie Dale James McKenzie of Cherokee Village, Ark., Ronald Patrick McKenzie of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Sherrie Lynn Clark of Thayer; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Robert J. "Bob"Murphy (12/18/08)
Robert J. "Bob" Murphy, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Ramsey, Ill., died Dec. 9, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Aug. 29, 1934, at Ramsey, son of William Frank- lin "Willie" Murphy and Mabel Gladys (Meyerholz) Murphy...
Jesse Howard Sanders (12/18/08)
Jesse Howard Sanders, of Byron, Ark., son of the late Jake Washington Sanders and Maggie Pruett Sanders were born Feb. 14, 1919, in Dolph, Ark. He died Dec. 12, 2008, at his home in Salem, at the age of 89. He was united in marriage to Theda Bray on Nov. 22, 1941, at Byron. To this union three children were born. He was a farmer and was of the Presbyterian faith...
Charles Porter (12/18/08)
Charles Hailmann Porter, 75, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2008, at his residence. He was born on July 16, 1933, in Camp, Ark., the son of the late John William Porter and Thelma (Stewart) Porter. He was a member of the Masons. He served in the U.S. Navy and his last promotion was at the rank of E7 Chief Petty Officer. After he served his country for 21 years he drove a truck for Valley Steel Company. He was a Pentecostal by faith...
Chester F. Hawkins (12/18/08)
Chester F. Hawkins, 86, of Vilonia, Ark., died Dec. 9, 2008, in Little Rock, Ark. He was born May 13, 1922, in Phillipsburg, Mo., to the late Thomas and Rosie Hawkins. Chester was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran of WWII and a former sheriff of Oregon County, Mo...
Dr. Stephen A. Trana (12/18/08)
Dr. Stephen A. Trana, 61, of Monticello, Ark., died Nov. 30, 2008. He was born in Dearborn, Mich., Feb. 8, 1947, the son of Gordon and Alma Trana. He was a professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Carol Michael Trana; his daughter, Rachel Trana, of Chicago, Ill.; his son Ethan Trana of Los Angeles, Calif.; his brother-in-law, Samuel Michael of Monticello; his parents, Gordon and Alma Trana of Cherokee Village, Ark.; his sister, Karen Starr, and husband Chris of Warrenville, Ill.; his sister-in-law, Shirlee McDaniel and husband, Ron of Houston, Texas; and five nieces and nephews.. ...
Kailey Allyse Moss (12/18/08)
Kailey Allyse Moss, daughter of William Gregory Moss and Rhonda Elaine Owens Moss, was born Aug. 12, 1992, in Salem, Ark. She died Dec. 11, 2008, in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 16 years. Kailey was a junior at Izard County Consolidated School. She was active in the Izard County High School Livestock Show Team, Key Club, Izard County High School Softball Team and was the manager of the Izard County Senior High Girls Basketball Team. ...
Ivan Eugene Welch (12/18/08)
Ivan Eugene Welch of Salem, Ark., son of the late David Aquilla Welch and Eliza Agnes Godwin Welch, was born March 3, 1919 in Love, Ark. He died Dec. 8, 2008, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 89. He was married to Floy Evelyn Thomas in Aug. 1937, at Salem, Ark. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death and in Feb. 1947, he married Norma Martin, who also preceded him in death...
Franklin D. Carter (12/18/08)
Franklin D. Carter, 75, of Sainte Genevieve, Mo., was born Jan. 21, 1933, in Viola, Ark., the son of John Carter and Macy Batterton Carter. He died Nov. 27, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Couer, Mo. He was married to Janet F. Moss of St. Genevieve, Mo. May 29, 1960...
J.C. Robinson (12/18/08)
J. C. Robinson, 84, of Bentonville, Ark., formerly of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Dec. 3, 2008, at Regency Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Salem, Ark., the son of the late John Charles and Mary Ann Vaughn Robinson. J.C. farmed in the Mammoth Spring area for more than 53 years...
Ethel Margaret Jestila (12/18/08)
Ethel Margaret (Peggy) Utley Snow Jestila was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Bay, Ark., and died Nov. 30, 2008, in Hot Springs, Ark. Her family moved to Hardy, Ark. in 1925. She attended school in the area and married Arthur Collins Snow in Hardy where her only son, Gene Carroll Snow, was born in 1934. She met William Adolph Jestila and married him in June, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio. She attended Fairdale Baptist Church in Hot Springs...
Charles Lee Dunn (12/18/08)
Charles Lee Dunn, 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born July 9, 1935, in Birch Tree, Mo., and died Dec. 7, 2008, at his home. He was united in marriage to Betty K. Baker on May 7, 1955. He is survived by: his wife, Betty K. Baker; two sons, Gary and Brenda Dunn of West Plains, Mo., Randy and Diane Dunn of Mammoth Spring; two grandsons, Charles and Amanda Dunn of Cave City, Ark., Bryan Dunn of Mammoth Spring and Tonya Dunn of West Plains, Mo.; three great-granddaughters; three step-grandsons, Shawn, James and Justin; three step-sisters, Betty Willison, Donna Collins and Edith Forrester; two aunts; sister-in-laws, Carolee and Bartus Allen, Rosalie and David Wilson, Elaine and Mason Moody; brother-in-laws, Truman and Ann Baker, Bill and Sherry Nelson; and numerous other nieces and nephews.. ...
Willodene Brewer (12/18/08)
Willodene Brewer, 92, formerly of Marmaduke and Hardy, died Dec. 13, 2008, in Germantown, Tenn. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was the daughter of the late Armedis Nicholas and Rena Dickerson Nicholas. She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, E.F. Brewer; and brothers, J.W. and Willis Nicholas...
Joseph Richard McKenzie (12/18/08)
Joseph Richard McKenzie Sr., 73, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 30, 1934, in St. Louis, Mo., and died Dec. 6, 2008, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Melvina McKenzie of the home; four sons, Joseph Lee McKenzie Jr. of Ft. Worth, Texas, Dennis Dwayne McKenzie of Thayer, Mo., Lonnie Dale James McKenzie of Cherokee Village, Ark., Ronald Patrick McKenzie of Mammoth Spring; one daughter, Sherrie Lynn Clark of Thayer; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Dr. Stephen A. Trana (12/18/08)
Dr. Stephen A. Trana, 61, of Monticello, Ark., died Nov. 30, 2008. He was born in Dearborn, Mich., Feb. 8, 1947, the son of Gordon and Alma Trana. Dr. Trana was a professor of music at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Ark. He is survived by: his wife, Carol Michael Trana; his daughter, Rachel Trana, of Chicago, Ill.; his son Ethan Trana of Los Angeles, Calif.; his brother-in-law, Samuel Michael of Monticello; his parents, Gordon and Alma Trana of Cherokee Village, Ark.; his sister, Karen Starr, and husband Chris of Warrenville, Ill.; his sister-in-law, Shirlee McDaniel and husband, Ron of Houston, Texas; and five nieces and nephews.. ...
Ivan Eugene Welch (12/18/08)
Ivan Eugene Welch of Salem, Ark., son of the late David Aquilla Welch and Eliza Agnes Godwin Welch, was born March 3, 1919 in Love, Ark. He died Dec. 8, 2008, at Cox South Medical Center in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 89. He was united in marriage to Floy Evelyn Thomas in August 1937, at Salem, Ark. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death and in February 1947, he married Norma Martin, who also preceded him in death...
Ethel Margaret Jestila (12/18/08)
Ethel Margaret (Peggy) Utley Snow Jestila was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Bay, Ark., and died Nov. 30, 2008, in Hot Springs, Ark. Her family moved to Hardy, Ark. in 1925. She attended school in the area and married Arthur Collins Snow in Hardy where her only son, Gene Carroll Snow, was born in 1934. She met William Adolph Jestila and married him in June, 1944, in Toledo, Ohio. She attended Fairdale Baptist Church in Hot Springs...
Robert J. "Bob"Murphy (12/18/08)
Robert J. "Bob" Murphy, 74, of Cherokee Village, Ark., formerly of Ramsey, Ill., died Dec. 9, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was born Aug. 29, 1934, at Ramsey, Ill., the son of William Franklin "Willie" Murphy and Mabel Gladys (Meyerholz) Murphy...
Charles Porter (12/18/08)
Charles Hailmann Porter, 75, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died Dec. 11, 2008, at his residence. He was born on July 16, 1933, in Camp, Ark., the son of the late John William Porter and Thelma (Stewart) Porter. He was a member of the Masons. He served in the U.S. Navy and his last promotion was at the rank of E7 Chief Petty Officer. After he served his country for 21 years he drove a truck for Valley Steel Company. He was a Pentecostal by faith...
Michael Gene Ruby (12/18/08)
Michael Gene Ruby was born Oct. 24, 1969, in Harrisonville, Mo., the son of Richard L. Ruby Sr. and Barbara Jean Wade Ruby. He died Nov. 30, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 39. He was united in marriage March 12, 1999, at Ash Flat Ark., to Sandra Henry. He was an electrical construction worker...
Mary Courtwright (12/11/08)
Mary Kathryn Brewster Grider Courtwright, 77, of Ash Flat, Ark., daughter of the late Kenneth Merle and Helen Monica (Randolph) Brewster, was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Borger, Texas. She died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo...
Easter L. Foster (12/11/08)
Easter L. Foster was born April 4, 1920, and died Nov. 23, 2008, at the age of 88. She was the youngest of 10 children born to Clem S. and Lelah Talley of Viola, Ark. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Clifford D. Foster; her parents; five brothers, Ralph, Hubert, Truman, Erby and Charles; four sisters, Mable Phillips, Myrtle Williford Deatherage, Gladys Crotts and Hazel Talley; and two sons, Duke and Bobby...
Gail Wayne Steele (12/11/08)
Gail Wayne Steele, 69, of Bald Knob, Ark., died Nov. 25, 2008, at a Little Rock hospital. He was born Feb. 28, 1939, at Cave City, Ark., to Joe R. and Lettia White Steele. He was a U.S. Army veteran, owner of AAA Window Cleaning in Bald Knob, a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and of the Methodist faith...
Frank Fuller (12/11/08)
Frank Fuller, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Rockford, Ill. He died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Frank worked in construction. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem...
Dan Joseph Holloway (12/11/08)
Dan Joseph Holloway, 61, of Judsonia, Ark., died Nov. 27, 2008. He attended River of Life Church in Judsonia, was a retired police officer, and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is survived by: his wife of 40 years, Deborah; one son, Scott Holloway and wife Stephanie; two daughters, Rachel Moore and husband Earl and Maegan Combs and husband Brent; one brother, Rick Holloway and wife Vicki; and 12 grandchildren including Karanda Willey; along with a host of other family and friends...
Bernice Marie Grigutis (12/11/08)
Bernice Marie Grigutis, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 24, 2008, at a Morrilton nursing home. She was born Feb. 7, 1926, at Waukegan, Ill., the daughter of Jaco and Antonette Zilolnik Dolinar. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith...
Shirley Ann Jackman (12/11/08)
Shirley Ann Jackman, 65, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 6, 1943, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 2, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: two sisters, Laura Warren and husband Clifford of Alton, Mo., Fonda Repp and husband Clarence of O'Fallon, Mo.; one brother, Fred Jackman and wife Flossie of Alton, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Carmelee (Risenhoover) Lewallen, Martinsburg, Mo.; numerous nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Michael Lee Carnahan (12/11/08)
Michael Lee Carnahan, 53, of Walnut Ridge, was born Aug. 1, 1955, and died Dec. 7, 2008, after a long battle with lung cancer. He was employed at Pratt Auto Salvage in Hoxie. He is survived by: his wife, Sue Crum of the home; children, Jennifer Carnahan, Misty Crum-Aaron and husband Jason Aaron, Michael Crum and his wife Yvette Crum, Mark Crum and his wife April Crum; grandchildren, Emma Aaron, Haley, Christopher, Dillon Carnahan, Kyler and Kalee Crum, Whitley and Corey Crum; sisters, Nancy Jenkins and husband Steve Jenkins; niece, Rachel Jenkins-Primm and husband James Primm; uncle, A.D. ...
Audra Ruthene (12/11/08)
Audra Ruthene, died Nov. 19, 2008, at St. Francis Hospital. She was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Thayer, Mo. After moving to Tulsa from Enid, Okla., she and her husband owned and operated Fidelity Moving Systems, a United Van Lines affiliate in Tulsa for many years, selling out in 1982. She became an administrative assistant to the president of Safety Training Systems, retiring in 2000...
Michael Gene Ruby (12/11/08)
Michael Gene Ruby was born Oct. 24, 1969, in Harrisonville, Mo., the son of Richard L. Ruby Sr. and Barbara Jean Wade Ruby. He died Nov. 30, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 39. He was united in marriage March 12, 1999, at Ash Flat Ark., to Sandra Henry. He was an electrical construction worker...
Wilma Marine Break (12/11/08)
Wilma Marine Break, 63, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 29, 2008, at her residence. She was born Oct. 23, 1945, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Levi Wells and Edith (Phillips) Wells. She was united in marriage to Doyle Break on July 22, 1963, in Sikeston, Mo. She was a member of the Banks Baptist Church but had recently been attending the Highland Community Church...
Betty Miksch (12/11/08)
Betty Miksch, 87, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 3, 2008, at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home. She was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on June 19, 1921, and was the daughter of Porter and Edna (Poling) Ingram. Betty was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church; the United Methodist Women; and the Lion's Club in Cherokee Village...
Loretta Ida Dawson (12/11/08)
Loretta Ida Dawson, 82, of Peculiar, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2008, at The Rehabilitation Center of Raymore in Raymore, Mo. Loretta was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Roxie (Rosier) Foster. She married Norman Dawson on Dec. 1, 1945, in Salem. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Peculiar, a homemaker and she had previously worked at Montgomery Ward...
Loretta Ida Dawson (12/11/08)
Loretta Ida Dawson, 82, of Peculiar, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2008, at The Rehabilitation Center of Raymore in Raymore, Mo. Loretta was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Roxie (Rosier) Foster. She married Norman Dawson on Dec. 1, 1945, in Salem. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Peculiar, a homemaker and she had previously worked at Montgomery Ward...
Mary Courtwright (12/11/08)
Mary Kathryn Brewster Grider Courtwright, 77, of Ash Flat, Ark., daughter of the late Kenneth Merle and Helen Monica (Randolph) Brewster, was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Borger, Texas. She died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo...
Easter L. Foster (12/11/08)
Easter L. Foster was born April 4, 1920, and died Nov. 23, 2008, at the age of 88. She was the youngest of 10 children born to Clem S. and Lelah Talley of Viola, Ark. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Clifford D. Foster; her parents; five brothers, Ralph, Hubert, Truman, Erby and Charles; four sisters, Mable Phillips, Myrtle Williford Deatherage, Gladys Crotts and Hazel Talley; and two sons, Duke and Bobby...
Gail Wayne Steele (12/11/08)
Gail Wayne Steele, 69, of Bald Knob, Ark., died Nov. 25, 2008, at a Little Rock hospital. He was born Feb. 28, 1939, at Cave City, Ark., to Joe R. and Lettia White Steele. He was a U.S. Army veteran, owner of AAA Window Cleaning in Bald Knob, a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and of the Methodist faith...
Frank Fuller (12/11/08)
Frank Fuller, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Rockford, Ill. He died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Frank worked in construction. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem...
Dan Joseph Holloway (12/11/08)
Dan Joseph Holloway, 61, of Judsonia, Ark., died Nov. 27, 2008. He attended River of Life Church in Judsonia, was a retired police officer, and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is survived by: his wife of 40 years, Deborah; one son, Scott Holloway and wife Stephanie; two daughters, Rachel Moore and husband Earl and Maegan Combs and husband Brent; one brother, Rick Holloway and wife Vicki; and 12 grandchildren including Karanda Willey; along with a host of other family and friends...
Bernice Marie Grigutis (12/11/08)
Bernice Marie Grigutis, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 24, 2008, at a Morrilton nursing home. She was born Feb. 7, 1926, at Waukegan, Ill., the daughter of Jaco and Antonette Zilolnik Dolinar. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith...
Shirley Ann Jackman (12/11/08)
Shirley Ann Jackman, 65, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 6, 1943, in Alton, Mo., and died Dec. 2, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Survivors include: two sisters, Laura Warren and husband Clifford of Alton, Mo., Fonda Repp and husband Clarence of O'Fallon, Mo.; one brother, Fred Jackman and wife Flossie of Alton, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Carmelee (Risenhoover) Lewallen, Martinsburg, Mo.; numerous nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends...
Michael Lee Carnahan (12/11/08)
Michael Lee Carnahan, 53, of Walnut Ridge, was born Aug. 1, 1955, and died Dec. 7, 2008, after a long battle with lung cancer. He was employed at Pratt Auto Salvage in Hoxie. He is survived by: his wife, Sue Crum of the home; children, Jennifer Carnahan, Misty Crum-Aaron and husband Jason Aaron, Michael Crum and his wife Yvette Crum, Mark Crum and his wife April Crum; grandchildren, Emma Aaron, Haley, Christopher, Dillon Carnahan, Kyler and Kalee Crum, Whitley and Corey Crum; sisters, Nancy Jenkins and husband Steve Jenkins; niece, Rachel Jenkins-Primm and husband James Primm; uncle, A.D. ...
Audra Ruthene (12/11/08)
Audra Ruthene, died Nov. 19, 2008, at St. Francis Hospital. She was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Thayer, Mo. After moving to Tulsa from Enid, Okla., she and her husband owned and operated Fidelity Moving Systems, a United Van Lines affiliate in Tulsa for many years, selling out in 1982. She became an administrative assistant to the president of Safety Training Systems, retiring in 2000...
Michael Gene Ruby (12/11/08)
Michael Gene Ruby was born Oct. 24, 1969, in Harrisonville, Mo., the son of Richard L. Ruby Sr. and Barbara Jean Wade Ruby. He died Nov. 30, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 39. He was united in marriage March 12, 1999, at Ash Flat Ark., to Sandra Henry. He was an electrical construction worker...
Wilma Marine Break (12/11/08)
Wilma Marine Break, 63, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 29, 2008, at her residence. She was born Oct. 23, 1945, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Levi Wells and Edith (Phillips) Wells. She was united in marriage to Doyle Break on July 22, 1963, in Sikeston, Mo. She was a member of the Banks Baptist Church but had recently been attending the Highland Community Church...
Betty Miksch (12/11/08)
Betty Miksch, 87, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 3, 2008, at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home. She was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on June 19, 1921, and was the daughter of Porter and Edna (Poling) Ingram. Betty was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church; the United Methodist Women; and the Lion's Club in Cherokee Village...
Dan Joseph Holloway (12/11/08)
Dan Joseph Holloway, 61, of Judsonia, Ark., died Nov. 27, 2008. He attended River of Life Church in Judsonia, was a retired police officer and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is survived by: his wife of 40 years, Deborah; one son, Scott Holloway and wife Stephanie; two daughters, Rachel Moore and husband Earl and Maegan Combs and husband Brent; one brother, Rick Holloway and wife Vicki; and 12 grandchildren including Karanda Willey; along with a host of other family and friends...
Mary Kathryn Brewster Grider Courtwright (12/11/08)
Mary Kathryn Brewster Grider Courtwright, 77, of Ash Flat, Ark., daughter of the late Kenneth Merle and Helen Monica (Randolph) Brewster, was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Borger, Texas. She died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo...
Loretta Ida Dawson (12/11/08)
Loretta Ida Dawson, 82, of Peculiar, Mo., died Nov. 24, 2008, at The Rehabilitation Center of Raymore in Raymore, Mo. Loretta was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Roxie (Rosier) Foster. She married Norman Dawson on Dec. 1, 1945, in Salem. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Peculiar, a homemaker and she had previously worked at Montgomery Ward...
Bernice Marie Grigutis (12/11/08)
Bernice Marie Grigutis, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 24, 2008, at a Morrilton nursing home. She was born Feb. 7, 1926, at Waukegan, Ill., the daughter of Jaco and Antonette Zilolnik Dolinar. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith...
Wilma Marine Break (12/11/08)
Wilma Marine Break, 63, of Hardy, Ark., died Nov. 29, 2008, at her residence. She was born Oct. 23, 1945, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Levi Wells and Edith (Phillips) Wells. She was united in marriage to Doyle Break on July 22, 1963, in Sikeston, Mo. She was a member of the Banks Baptist Church but had recently been attending the Highland Community Church...
Frank Fuller (12/11/08)
Frank Fuller, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born Nov. 12, 1923, in Rockford, Ill. He died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Frank worked in construction. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem...
Gail Wayne Steele (12/11/08)
Gail Wayne Steele, 69, of Bald Knob, Ark., died Nov. 25, 2008, at a Little Rock hospital. He was born Feb. 28, 1939, at Cave City, Ark., to Joe R. and Lettia White Steele. He was a U.S. Army veteran, owner of AAA Window Cleaning in Bald Knob, a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars and of the Methodist faith...
Betty Miksch (12/11/08)
Betty Miksch, 87, of Batesville, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 3, 2008, at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home. She was born in Lancaster, Ohio, on June 19, 1921, and was the daughter of Porter and Edna (Poling) Ingram. Betty was a member of the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church; the United Methodist Women; and the Lion's Club in Cherokee Village...
Samuel Niles Decker (12/03/08)
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. 20, 1948, at Monticello, Ind. ...
David C. Glass (12/03/08)
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...
Betty "Lorene" Pool (12/03/08)
Betty Ann "Lorene" Reynolds Pool, a resident of New Boston, Texas, was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Sandtown, Ark., the daughter of Earl and Nettie Reynolds. She died  Nov. 25, 2008, in Texarkana, Texas. She was a homemaker and of the Free Will Baptist faith...
Freda F. Lashley (12/03/08)
Freda F. Lashley, 76, of Evening Shade, Ark., died  Nov. 25, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 17, 1932, at Eugene, Mo., to Woodrow and Birde Emmerich Guinnip. She was a licensed nurse, a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Ralph "Gene" Peden (12/03/08)
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...
Loretta Ida Dawson (12/03/08)
Loretta Ida Dawson, 82, of Peculiar, Mo., died Monday, Nov, 24, 2008, at The Rehabilitation Center of Raymore in Raymore, Mo. Loretta was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Roxie (Rosier) Foster. She married Norman Dawson on Dec. 1, 1945, in Salem. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Peculiar, a homemaker and she had previously worked at Montgomery Ward...
Mildred M. Chase (12/03/08)
Mildred M. Chase, 80 of Salem, Ark., died Nov. 22, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born Dec. 23, 1927, in McPherson, Ark., to Clyde and Eva (Lonon) Chase. She married Billy Joe Chase and worked many years at Baxter Lab. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Salem...
Mary Courtwright (12/03/08)
Mary Kathryn Brewster Grider Courtwright, 77, of Ash Flat, Ark., daughter of the late Kenneth Merle and Helen Monica (Randolph) Brewster, was born on Dec. 16, 1930, in Borger, Texas. She died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Clinic in West Plains, Mo...
Fern Agnes Johnson (12/03/08)
Fern Agnes (Bowerman) Johnson, 87, of West Plains, Mo., was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Brooke Haven Health Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: one son, Ray Johnson and wife Helen; one daughter, Linda Davis and husband Phil; four grandsons, Waco Johnson and wife Debbie, Shawn Johnson, Billy Davis and wife Tammy, Paul Davis and wife Ronda; 13 great-grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two sisters, Leona Hand and Yvonne Ford and husband Jim; one brother, Eugene Bowerman and wife Eula; and numerous relatives and friends.. ...
Lillian M. Smith (12/03/08)
Lillian M. Smith, 89, of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of the late John Newton and Ressie (Peterson) Emery, was born on March 27, 1919, in Moko, Ark. She died Nov. 29, 2008, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem. Lillian was united in marriage to Shelby Elton Smith on Oct. 3, 1959, at Arcata, Calif. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
David Larnce Manes (12/03/08)
David Larnce Manes, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 1, 1925 in Camp, Ark., and died Nov. 25, 2008 at his home. He was united in marriage Jan. 18, 1947, to Mary Lee Jones. David was a veteran of World War II, Korean Conflict and Viet Nam, a member of Disabled American Veterans and a military retiree...
Ronald D. Warren (12/03/08)
Ronald Dean Warren, 49, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 30, 1959, in Pocahontas, Ark., and died Nov. 18, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: one daughter, Misty Carter; his significant other, Glenda Smutz and her children, Adam and Lisa; three sisters, Donna Clairday, Wanda Keltner and Joyce Jewell; one half-brother, Danny Quant; three half-sisters, Sue, Lou and Jetta; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Frank Fuller (12/03/08)
Frank Fuller, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born on Nov. 12, 1923, in Rockford, Ill. He died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Frank worked in construction. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem...
Lavern Davis (12/03/08)
Lavern Davis was born Dec. 14, 1925, in Leachville, Ark., the daughter of the late William Miles Reding and Lula Stewart Reding. She died Nov. 22, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 82. She, along with her late husband, W.E. Davis, was a merchant, owning and operating a grocery store and later an auction service for many years...
Debra D. Farris (12/03/08)
Debra D. Farris, 53, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Nov. 20, 2008, at her residence. She was born May 6, 1955, in Modesto, Calif., to Vernon Hobert and Lois Gertrude Williams Smith. On March 21, 1993, she married David Farris in Mountain Home. Farris co-owned the Servicemaster by Farris Clean...
Ruth Haslett (12/03/08)
Ruth Haslett, 86, of Moko, Ark., daughter of the late Thomas J. and Sarah Martha (Kelly) Hutson, was born on July 19, 1922, at Moko. She died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Ruth was united in marriage to Woodrow Haslett on May 13, 1941, at Moko. She spent her working years as postmaster for the Moko Post Office and owner of Haslett's Grocery in Moko. She was of the Baptist faith...
Betty "Lorene" Pool (12/03/08)
Betty Ann "Lorene" Reynolds Pool, a resident of New Boston, Texas, was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Sandtown, Ark., the daughter of the late Earl and Nettie Reynolds. She died  Nov. 25, 2008, in Texarkana, Texas. She was a homemaker and of the Free Will Baptist faith...
Freda F. Lashley (12/03/08)
Freda F. Lashley, 76, of Evening Shade, Ark., died  Nov. 25, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 17, 1932, at Eugene, Mo., to Woodrow and Birde Emmerich Guinnip. She was a licensed nurse, a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Rebecca B. Stroud (12/03/08)
Rebecca B. Stroud of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Salem, daughter of the late W.C. Woody and Lora Garner Woody, was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Nov. 23, 2008, at Care Manor Nursing and Rehab in Mountain Home, at the age of 81...
Roy Hilton Rogers (12/03/08)
Roy Hilton Rogers, 81, was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Savannah, Ga., the son of Cape Rogers and Mary Lee Tillman Rogers. He died Nov. 21, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, proudly serving his country during World War II...
Mildred M. Chase (12/03/08)
Mildred M. Chase, 80 of Salem, Ark., died Nov. 22, 2008, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born Dec. 23, 1927, in McPherson, Ark., to Clyde and Eva (Lonon) Chase. She married Billy Joe Chase and worked many years at Baxter Lab. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Salem...
Loretta Ida Dawson (12/03/08)
Loretta Ida Dawson, 82, of Peculiar, Mo., died Monday, Nov, 24, 2008, at The Rehabilitation Center of Raymore in Raymore, Mo. Loretta was born Dec. 26, 1925, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of Robert and Roxie (Rosier) Foster. She married Norman Dawson on Dec. 1, 1945, in Salem. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Peculiar, a homemaker and she had previously worked at Montgomery Ward...
Mary Courtwright (12/03/08)
Mary Kathryn Brewster Grider Courtwright, 77, of Ash Flat, Ark., daughter of the late Kenneth Merle and Helen Monica (Randolph) Brewster, was born on Dec. 16, 1930, in Borger, Texas. She died Nov. 27, 2008, at the Ozarks Medical Clinic in West Plains, Mo...
Fern Agnes Johnson (12/03/08)
Fern Agnes (Bowerman) Johnson, 87, of West Plains, Mo., was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Brooke Haven Health Center in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: one son, Ray Johnson and wife Helen; one daughter, Linda Davis and husband Phil; four grandsons, Waco Johnson and wife Debbie, Shawn Johnson, Billy Davis and wife Tammy, Paul Davis and wife Ronda; 13 great-grandchildren; one great great grandchild; two sisters, Leona Hand and Yvonne Ford and husband Jim; one brother, Eugene Bowerman and wife Eula; and numerous relatives and friends.. ...
Lillian M. Smith (12/03/08)
Lillian M. Smith, 89, of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of the late John Newton and Ressie (Peterson) Emery, was born on March 27, 1919, in Moko, Ark. She died Nov. 29, 2008, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem. Lillian was united in marriage to Shelby Elton Smith on Oct. 3, 1959, at Arcata, Calif. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
David Larnce Manes (12/03/08)
David Larnce Manes, 82, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 1, 1925 in Camp, Ark., and died Nov. 25, 2008 at his home. He was united in marriage Jan. 18, 1947, to Mary Lee Jones. David was a veteran of World War II, Korean Conflict and Viet Nam, a member of Disabled American Veterans and a military retiree...
Ronald D. Warren (12/03/08)
Ronald Dean Warren, 49, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Sept. 30, 1959, in Pocahontas, Ark., and died Nov. 18, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: one daughter, Misty Carter; his significant other, Glenda Smutz and her children, Adam and Lisa; three sisters, Donna Clairday, Wanda Keltner and Joyce Jewell; one half-brother, Danny Quant; three half-sisters, Sue, Lou and Jetta; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Frank Fuller (12/03/08)
Frank Fuller, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., was born on Nov. 12, 1923, in Rockford, Ill. He died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Crown Point Health and Rehab Center in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. Frank worked in construction. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem...
Lavern Davis (12/03/08)
Lavern Davis was born Dec. 14, 1925, in Leachville, Ark., the daughter of the late William Miles Reding and Lula Stewart Reding. She died Nov. 22, 2008, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 82. She, along with her late husband, W.E. Davis, was a merchant, owning and operating a grocery store and later an auction service for many years...
Ruth Haslett (12/03/08)
Ruth Haslett, 86, of Moko, Ark., daughter of the late Thomas J. and Sarah Martha (Kelly) Hutson, was born on July 19, 1922, at Moko. She died Nov. 26, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Ruth was united in marriage to Woodrow Haslett on May 13, 1941, at Moko. She spent her working years as postmaster for the Moko Post Office and owner of Haslett's Grocery in Moko. She was of the Baptist faith...
Debra D. Farris (12/03/08)
Debra D. Farris, 53, of Mountain Home, Ark., died Nov. 20, 2008, at her residence. She was born May 6, 1955, in Modesto, Calif., to Vernon Hobert and Lois Gertrude Williams Smith. On March 21, 1993, she married David Farris in Mountain Home. Farris co-owned the Servicemaster by Farris Clean...
Betty "Lorene" Pool (12/03/08)
Betty Ann "Lorene" Reynolds Pool, a resident of New Boston, Texas, was born Nov. 3, 1928, in Sandtown, Ark., the daughter of the late Earl and Nettie Reynolds. She died  Nov. 25, 2008, in Texarkana, Texas. She was a homemaker and of the Free Will Baptist faith...
Freda F. Lashley (12/03/08)
Freda F. Lashley, 76, of Evening Shade, Ark., died  Nov. 25, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born July 17, 1932, at Eugene, Mo., to Woodrow and Birde Emmerich Guinnip. She was a licensed nurse, a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Rebecca B. Stroud (12/03/08)
Rebecca B. Stroud of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Salem, daughter of the late W.C. Woody and Lora Garner Woody, was born Aug. 17, 1927, in Calico Rock, Ark. She died Nov. 23, 2008, at Care Manor Nursing and Rehab in Mountain Home, at the age of 81...
Roy Hilton Rogers (12/03/08)
Roy Hilton Rogers, 81, was born Jan. 21, 1927, in Savannah, Ga., the son of Cape Rogers and Mary Lee Tillman Rogers. He died Nov. 21, 2008, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, proudly serving his country during World War II...