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Obituaries from January 2009

Thelma Ford (01/22/09)
Thelma Ford, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born April 15, 1919, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 10, 2009, in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: numerous nieces; and nephews, including two nephews John and Thelma raised, Merrele Ford and Jimmy Reed; and numerous other relatives and friends...
James Lon Arnold (01/22/09)
James Lon Arnold, son of the late Homer and Audie Arnold, was born Sept. 6, 1947, in Zion, Ark. He died Jan. 14, 2009, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 61. He was united in marriage to Lisa Dover on July 16, 2005, in Mt. Olive, Ark. Jay worked many years in the grocery business in Horseshoe Bend as a co-owner and managing partner of Foodway's. ...
Jerry William Sherrell (01/22/09)
Jerry William Sherrell, son of Anna Lee Royles Sherrell of Brockwell and the late Cecil Sherrell, was born Dec. 5, 1950. He died Jan. 14, 2009, at the age of 58. He was a 1968 graduate of Oxford High School. He was employed by the state of Arkansas as an instructor and a member of the Oxford Baptist Church...
Eric Emil Schlender (01/22/09)
Charles Thomas Truitt (01/22/09)
Charles Thomas Truitt, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Herbert Julius and Ida Ethel (Goins) Truitt, was born April 12, 1926, in Tuckerman, Ark., and died Jan. 17, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was married to Vela Christine Walker July 3, 1947, at Newport, Ark. He worked as a heating and air conditioning contractor. He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ in Ash Flat, Ark...
Carla Sue Graham (01/22/09)
Carla Sue Cochran Graham, 60, of Willard, Mo., died Jan. 6, 2009, at her daughter's home after a brief battle with colon cancer. She was born in Stuart, Ark. Her family settled in Des Moines, Iowa. She married Clyde Graham in 1978 and they both worked for Healthco Krause Dental in Omaha, Neb. ...
Raymond Hutchison (01/22/09)
Raymond "Peck" Hutchison, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 18, 2009, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 26, 1930, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Samuel Lewis and Jewell Mabel Hutchison. He was a farmer and of the Assembly of God faith...
Ethel Stroud McManus (01/22/09)
Ethel Stroud McManus, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 16, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born Sept. 30, 1920, in Atlanta, La., the daughter of Walter Stroud and Victoria (Dixon) Stroud. She is survived by: one daughter and son-in-law, Maurine and Hollis Cathey of Ash Flat; one son and daughter-in-law, David and Jimmie Sue McManus of Baytown, Texas; one sister, Lajuana Ferguson of Atlanta, La.; one brother and his wife, Virgil Luther Stroud and wife, Carolyn of Singer, La.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Marian Green (01/22/09)
Marian Green, 78, of Smithville, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2009, at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1931, at Cedar Springs, Mich., the daughter of the late Fredrick Neff and Mamie Isabell (Holiday) Fisk. She was a homemaker and a member of the Strawberry Baptist Church...
Jim Jeffries (01/22/09)
Jim Jeffries of Lake Sherwood, Mo., formerly of Koshkonong, Mo., died Jan. 13, 2009, at the age of 61. He was the son of the late Arthur and Emma Jean Jeffries. He was a United States Marine and served his country during Vietnam War, earning two Purple Hearts. He was a member of the Marine Corps League and the VFW Post 5327...
Charles Otis Sipes (01/22/09)
Charles Otis Sipes, 67, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Theodore and Pauline Geneva (Bagley) Sipes, was born June 3, 1941, in Hot Springs, Ark. He died Jan. 14, 2009, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem. Charles was united in marriage to Wanda Diann Woodward on Nov. 19, 1966, at San Francisco, Calif. He spent his working years as an airline mechanic. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and he was of the Christian faith...
Virginia Hendricks (01/22/09)
Virginia Daye Hendricks was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Grenada, Miss., the daughter of Henry and Selma Brooks Townsend. She died Dec. 23, 2008, at her home in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to David Hendricks who preceded her in death. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse...
Eleanor Pontzius (01/22/09)
Eleanor Pontzius, 88, of Memphis, Tenn., died Jan. 10, 2009. She was born July 26, 1920, in Noble County, Ind., the daughter of the late Alpha Harter and Minnie (Huffman) Harter. She lived in Hardy for 36 years but moved with her daughter to Memphis in 2006. She belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary and was of the Baptist faith...
Robert Lueder (01/22/09)
Robert Lueder, 64, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2009, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Pam Lueder of the home; sons, Robert Lee Lueder Jr. of Poplar Grove, Ill., Scott Lueder of Streamwood, Ill.; sisters, Kathy Hill of Wheaton, Ill., Laura Johnson of North Carolina, Karen Wakehman of Indian Dooms, Ind.; grandsons, Brandon and Aidan Lueder; granddaughters, Emily, Sarah and Casey Lueder...
Roland Gene Ward (01/22/09)
Roland Gene Ward, 71, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Jan. 2, 1938, in Astoria, Ill., the son of the late Marshal Ward and Elnora Hamm. He moved to Arkansas in 1985. He was an artist and a wood carver...
Joseph "Jody" Adams (01/22/09)
Joseph "Jody" Adams, 55, died Jan. 12, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was a graduate of Midwest High School in Midwest, Okla., and received a degree in forestry from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla. Jody was the District 8 forester for the Arkansas Forestry Service in Ash Flat...
Thelma Ford (01/22/09)
Thelma Ford, 89, of Alton, Mo., was born April 15, 1919, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Jan. 10, 2009, in West Plains, Mo. She is survived by: numerous nieces; and nephews, including two nephews John and Thelma raised, Merrele Ford and Jimmy Reed; and numerous other relatives and friends...
James Lon Arnold (01/22/09)
James Lon Arnold, son of the late Homer and Audie Arnold, was born Sept. 6, 1947, in Zion, Ark. He died Jan. 14, 2009, in Batesville, Ark., at the age of 61. He was united in marriage to Lisa Dover on July 16, 2005, in Mt. Olive, Ark. Jay worked many years in the grocery business in Horseshoe Bend as a co-owner and managing partner of Foodway's. ...
Jerry William Sherrell (01/22/09)
Jerry William Sherrell, son of Anna Lee Royles Sherrell of Brockwell and the late Cecil Sherrell, was born Dec. 5, 1950. He died Jan. 14, 2009, at the age of 58. He was a 1968 graduate of Oxford High School. He was employed by the state of Arkansas as an instructor and a member of the Oxford Baptist Church...
Eric Emil Schlender (01/22/09)
Eric Emil Schlender, 42, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Sept. 5, 1966, in St. Joseph, Mich., son of Erich Schlender and Brenda Schuck. He had lived in the area for the last eight years. He worked for Century Flooring in Melbourne, Ark...
Charles Thomas Truitt (01/22/09)
Charles Thomas Truitt, 82, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of the late Herbert Julius and Ida Ethel (Goins) Truitt, was born April 12, 1926, in Tuckerman, Ark., and died Jan. 17, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was married to Vela Christine Walker July 3, 1947, at Newport, Ark. He worked as a heating and air conditioning contractor. He was a member of the Ash Flat Church of Christ in Ash Flat, Ark...
Carla Sue Graham (01/22/09)
Carla Sue Cochran Graham, 60, of Willard, Mo., died Jan. 6, 2009, at her daughter's home after a brief battle with colon cancer. She was born in Stuart, Ark. Her family settled in Des Moines, Iowa. She married Clyde Graham in 1978 and they both worked for Healthco Krause Dental in Omaha, Neb. ...
Raymond Hutchison (01/22/09)
Raymond "Peck" Hutchison, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 18, 2009, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 26, 1930, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Samuel Lewis and Jewell Mabel Hutchison. He was a farmer and of the Assembly of God faith...
Ethel Stroud McManus (01/22/09)
Ethel Stroud McManus, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 16, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born Sept. 30, 1920, in Atlanta, La., the daughter of Walter Stroud and Victoria (Dixon) Stroud. She is survived by: one daughter and son-in-law, Maurine and Hollis Cathey of Ash Flat; one son and daughter-in-law, David and Jimmie Sue McManus of Baytown, Texas; one sister, Lajuana Ferguson of Atlanta, La.; one brother and his wife, Virgil Luther Stroud and wife, Carolyn of Singer, La.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Marian Green (01/22/09)
Marian Green, 78, of Smithville, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2009, at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1931, at Cedar Springs, Mich., the daughter of the late Fredrick Neff and Mamie Isabell (Holiday) Fisk. She was a homemaker and a member of the Strawberry Baptist Church...
Jim Jeffries (01/22/09)
Jim Jeffries of Lake Sherwood, Mo., formerly of Koshkonong, Mo., died Jan. 13, 2009, at the age of 61. He was the son of the late Arthur and Emma Jean Jeffries. He was a United States Marine and served his country during Vietnam War, earning two Purple Hearts. He was a member of the Marine Corps League and the VFW Post 5327...
Charles Otis Sipes (01/22/09)
Charles Otis Sipes, 67, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Theodore and Pauline Geneva (Bagley) Sipes, was born June 3, 1941, in Hot Springs, Ark. He died Jan. 14, 2009, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem. Charles was united in marriage to Wanda Diann Woodward on Nov. 19, 1966, at San Francisco, Calif. He spent his working years as an airline mechanic. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and he was of the Christian faith...
Virginia Hendricks (01/22/09)
Virginia Daye Hendricks was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Grenada, Miss., the daughter of Henry and Selma Brooks Townsend. She died Dec. 23, 2008, at her home in Thayer, Mo. She was united in marriage to David Hendricks who preceded her in death. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse...
Roland Gene Ward (01/22/09)
Roland Gene Ward, 71, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Jan. 2, 1938, in Astoria, Ill., the son of the late Marshal Ward and Elnora Hamm. He moved to Arkansas in 1985. He was an artist and a wood carver...
Joseph "Jody" Adams (01/22/09)
Robert Lueder, 64, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2009, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Pam Lueder of the home; sons, Robert Lee Lueder Jr. of Poplar Grove, Ill., Scott Lueder of Streamwood, Ill.; sisters, Kathy Hill of Wheaton, Ill., Laura Johnson of North Carolina, Karen Wakehman of Indian Dooms, Ind.; grandsons, Brandon and Aidan Lueder; granddaughters, Emily, Sarah and Casey Lueder...
Robert Lueder (01/22/09)
Robert Lueder, 64, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2009, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Pam Lueder of the home; sons, Robert Lee Lueder Jr. of Poplar Grove, Ill., Scott Lueder of Streamwood, Ill.; sisters, Kathy Hill of Wheaton, Ill., Laura Johnson of North Carolina, Karen Wakehman of Indian Dooms, Ind.; grandsons, Brandon and Aidan Lueder; granddaughters, Emily, Sarah and Casey Lueder...
Eleanor Pontzius (01/22/09)
Eleanor Pontzius, 88, of Memphis, Tenn., died Jan. 10, 2009. She was born July 26, 1920, in Noble County, Ind., the daughter of the late Alpha Harter and Minnie (Huffman) Harter. She lived in Hardy for 36 years but moved with her daughter to Memphis in 2006. She belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary and was of the Baptist faith...
Eleanor Pontzius (01/22/09)
Eleanor Pontzius, 88, of Memphis, Tenn., died Jan. 10, 2009. She was born July 26, 1920, in Noble County, Ind., the daughter of the late Alpha Harter and Minnie (Huffman) Harter. She lived in Hardy for 36 years but moved with her daughter to Memphis in 2006. She belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary and was of the Baptist faith...
Roland Gene Ward (01/22/09)
Roland Gene Ward, 71, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Jan. 2, 1938, in Astoria, Ill., the son of the late Marshal Ward and Elnora Hamm. He moved to Arkansas in 1985. He was an artist and a wood carver...
Raymond Hutchison (01/22/09)
Raymond "Peck" Hutchison, 78, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 18, 2009, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 26, 1930, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Samuel Lewis and Jewell Mabel Hutchison. He was a farmer and of the Assembly of God faith...
Marian Green (01/22/09)
Marian Green, 78, of Smithville, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2009, at her home. She was born Jan. 9, 1931, at Cedar Springs, Mich., the daughter of the late Fredrick Neff and Mamie Isabell (Holiday) Fisk. She was a homemaker and a member of the Strawberry Baptist Church...
Ethel Stroud McManus (01/22/09)
Ethel Stroud McManus, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Jan. 16, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born Sept. 30, 1920, in Atlanta, La., the daughter of Walter Stroud and Victoria (Dixon) Stroud. She is survived by: one daughter and son-in-law, Maurine and Hollis Cathey of Ash Flat; one son and daughter-in-law, David and Jimmie Sue McManus of Baytown, Texas; one sister, Lajuana Ferguson of Atlanta, La.; one brother and his wife, Virgil Luther Stroud and wife, Carolyn of Singer, La.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.. ...
Eric Emil Schlender (01/22/09)
Eric Emil Schlender, 42, of Hardy, Ark., died Jan. 14, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born Sept. 5, 1966, in St. Joseph, Mich., the son of Erich Schlender and Brenda Schuck. He had lived in the area for the last eight years. He worked for Century Flooring in Melbourne, Ark...
Joseph "Jody" Adams (01/22/09)
Joseph "Jody" Adams, 55, died Jan. 12, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was a graduate of Midwest High School in Midwest, Okla., and received a degree in forestry from Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla. Jody was the District 8 forester for the Arkansas Forestry Service in Ash Flat...
Carla Sue Cochran Graham (01/22/09)
Carla Sue Cochran Graham, 60, of Willard, Mo., died Jan. 6, 2008, at her daughter's home after a brief battle with colon cancer. Carla was born in Stuart, Ark. Her family settled in Des Moines, Iowa. She married Clyde Graham in 1978 and they both worked for Healthco Krause Dental in Omaha, Neb. ...
Charles Otis Sipes (01/22/09)
Charles Otis Sipes, 67, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Theodore and Pauline Geneva (Bagley) Sipes, was born June 3, 1941, in Hot Springs, Ark. He died Jan. 14, 2009, at the Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem. Charles was united in marriage to Wanda Diann Woodward on Nov. 19, 1966, at San Francisco, Calif. He spent his working years as an airline mechanic. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and he was of the Christian faith...
Robert Lueder (01/22/09)
Robert Lueder, 64, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 12, 2009, at his home. He is survived by: his wife, Pam Lueder of the home; sons, Robert Lee Lueder Jr. of Poplar Grove, Ill., Scott Lueder of Streamwood, Ill.; sisters, Kathy Hill of Wheaton, Ill., Laura Johnson of North Carolina, Karen Wakehman of Indian Dooms, Ind.; grandsons, Brandon and Aidan Lueder; granddaughters, Emily, Sarah and Casey Lueder...
Calvin Dale McLeod (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod, 63, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2008, at his home. He was born July 26, 1945, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Aldie and Eunar Lucille (Hill) McLeod. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired truck driver. Survivors include: his wife, Lety McLeod of the home; three daughters, Charlene McLeod of the home; Tammi Ivy and husband John of Grubbs and Patty Riley and husband Rory of Las Vegas, Nev.; three step-daughters, Vicki Moore of Des Moines, Iowa, Michele Alvarez of Norwalk, Calif., and Kelli Campbell of Newport; three brothers, Ray McLeod and Paul McLeod both of Cave City and Bill McLeod of Batesville; one sister, June Duvall of Cave City; three grandchildren, Brenna Ivy of Grubbs, Mickey Riley of Las Vegas, Nev., and Amanda Riley of Portland, Ore.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Roderick A. Porter (01/15/09)
Roderick A. Porter, 98, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on Jan. 7, 2009. He was the son of Arthur Amasa and Mary (Rhinesmith) Porter (deceased), husband of the late Kathryn Porter, brother of the late Gladys Porter and the late Hazel Porter Gay, father of sons, Ray of Cary, Ill., and Robert Porter of Lakewood, Ohio, and grandfather of Joel and Glenn Porter...
Larry Allen Snodgrass (01/15/09)
Larry Allen Snodgrass, 56, of Viola, Ark., son of Tommy Allen Snodgrass and the late Norma Jean (Jackson) Snodgrass, was born March 7, 1952, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He died Jan. 6, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Larry was united in marriage to Denise Ray Carr on March 29, 2002, at Wellington, Kan...
Elaine Margaret Hansen (01/15/09)
Elaine Margaret Hansen, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 7, 2009, at her home after a long illness. She was born in 1928 in Chicago, Ill., the only child of the late Fulmar Hansen and Margit Kristine Nilsen both of Norway. Miss Hansen returned to Norway in 1939 with her parents and was unable to return to the United States until 1946 due to the Nazi occupation of Norway during World War II. She attended school in Norway and spoke Norwegian fluently...
Wilma Marie Shrable (01/15/09)
Wilma Marie Shrable, 89, of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late Thomas Zachariah and Bernice Veronica (Stockard) Clay, was born July 3, 1919, in Bexar, Ark. She died Dec. 20, 2008, at Gepp, Ark. Marie was united in marriage to Paul Patrick Shrable on Feb. 17, 1940, at Elizabeth, Ark. She spent her working years as a seamstress for a shirt factory. She was a member of the Crossroads Church of Christ...
Annie Mae Scott (01/15/09)
Annie Mae Scott, 83, of Williford, Ark., formerly of Dearborn, Mich, died Jan. 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1925, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of the late James and Betty  Hatfield Gambrell. She married William Scott in 1946. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2000. She was a nurses aide at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, Mich., for 38 years, and was a Baptist...
Robert G. Patterson (01/15/09)
Robert G. Patterson, 88, of Wisconsin, died Dec. 28, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Wankegan. Born in Chenoa, Ill., he lived in Lockport and Bolingbrook before retiring in Arkansas. He retired in 1985 from Argonne National Laboratory after 23 years of service...
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab (01/15/09)
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab, 7 weeks, of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 21, 2008, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Nov. 3, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., the daughter of Gary and Amanda Heldstab. She is survived by: three siblings, Grace, Hannah, and Isaiah Heldstab; her grandparents, Richard and Jena Price of Oklahoma and Terry and Mary Blankinship of Missouri; and many other relatives including aunts; uncles; cousins; and friends...
Alma Agnes Newberry (01/15/09)
Alma Agnes Newberry, 90, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Herbert Howard and Dorothy Alena (Hall) Isom, was born April 12, 1918, in El Moro, Colo. She died Jan. 3, 2009, in St. Louis. Alma was united in marriage to William Henry Newberry on Feb. 14, 1937, at Littleton, Colo. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Bonnie Clayton (01/15/09)
Bonnie Clayton, 65, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 26, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Jan. 23, 1943. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lonnie and Gracie Snider; husband, Pat Clayton; and three brothers, Leonard, Lloyd and Doyle Snider...
James Andrew Hansen (01/15/09)
James Andrew Hansen was born Feb. 12, 1926. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 82. James spent his working years in housing construction. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He is survived by: his wife, Rebecca Myrtle (Merryman) Hansen of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Marvin Herum (01/15/09)
Marvin Jennings Herum was born April 5, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maggie (Amdahl) Herum in Highlake Township near Wallingford, Iowa, in the family farm that his father was born in also. He quit school to join the Army Air Force and traveled to Germany and Switzerland. When he left the service, he traveled the country running heavy equipment and driving trucks. He married Dorothy Rasmussen Oct. 3, 1964. From this marriage two sons, Gary and Tracy, were born...
Emma Hulsey (01/15/09)
Emma Emilie Herbold Hulsey was born Oct. 30, 1907, at Thayer, Mo., the 12th child of August Herbold and Henriette (Hattie) Zelmore Hebold and died Jan. 2, 2009, in Norwich, N.Y., at the age of 101. She was married June 14, 1929, to Noble Hulsey, and to this union one son, Kenneth Hulsey, was born...
Kenneth Throckmorton (01/15/09)
Kenneth Lavern Throckmorton, 78, of Viola, Ark., son of the late William Emory and Mary Elizabeth (Breit) Throckmorton Sr., was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Bernard, Mo. He died Jan. 3, 2009, at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. Kenneth was united in marriage to Alice Marie Baker on Oct. 11, 1951, at Bowling Green, Mo. He spent his working years in the U. S. Army, from which he retired as a Staff Sergeant in 1969. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars...
Robert H. Thompson (01/15/09)
Robert H. Thompson, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home. The son of Charles Foster Thompson and Alice Mae (Hamblin) Thompson, he was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a 50 year Mason, and a member of the Lions Club. Robert was an elder at Spring River Presbyterian...
Bernard L. Aronoff (01/15/09)
Bernard L. Aronoff, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born May 23, 1933, in San Bernadino, Calif., the son of Morton and Freida Aronoff. After attending school in San Bernadino he served in the U.S. Navy. After moving to Cherokee Village, Bernard opened his own business, Custom Fitt Upholstery...
Glenn Wade (01/15/09)
Glenn Wade died Jan. 10, 2009, in Paragould, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1943, in Oak Park, Ill. He was a retired real estate investor and pilot for Eastern Airlines. He is survived by: his sister, Debbie Bratton; two nieces; three great-nieces; one great-nephew; his wife, Diana Wade; two step-children, Alisa Long, Lance Greer; five step-grandchildren, Shayla Cooper, Briana Long, Cody Greer, Zaida Greer and Zane Greer; and numerous friends...
Mazell Morehead Melton (01/15/09)
Mazell Morehead Melton, daughter of the late Wes Morehead and Allie Rush Morehead was born Nov. 14, 1919, in Gorby Ark. She died Jan. 7, 2009, in Melbourne, Ark., at the age of 89. Mazell was united in marriage to Marvin Melton on Feb. 23, 1935, and to this union five children were born. She was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Missionary Baptist Church at Oxford...
Thurman Lee Sorrell (01/15/09)
Thurman Lee Sorrell was born the son of Alsia James Sorrell and Bessie Mable Reynolds Sorrell on June 1, 1937, in Myrtle, Mo., and died Jan. 5, 2009, in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 71. He was united in marriage on Dec. 25, 1955, in Myrtle, Mo., to Carol Allen...
Luie Roberts (01/15/09)
Luie Newman Roberts, 71, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 19, 1937, in Alton, Mo., and died Jan. 10, 2009, in Springfield, Mo. Luie grew up in the Riverton community and graduated from Alton High School. He was married to Anna Marie German on June 29, 1956, and worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture before retiring on March 1, 2003. He then worked part-time as a meat inspector for the state of Missouri...
Roderick A. Porter (01/15/09)
Roderick A. Porter, 98, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on Jan. 7, 2009. He was the son of Arthur Amasa and Mary (Rhinesmith) Porter (deceased), husband of the late Kathryn Porter, brother of the late Gladys Porter and the late Hazel Porter Gay, father of sons, Ray of Cary, Ill., and Robert Porter of Lakewood, Ohio, and grandfather of Joel and Glenn Porter...
Larry Allen Snodgrass (01/15/09)
Larry Allen Snodgrass, 56, of Viola, Ark., son of Tommy Allen Snodgrass and the late Norma Jean (Jackson) Snodgrass, was born March 7, 1952, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He died Jan. 6, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Larry was united in marriage to Denise Ray Carr on March 29, 2002, at Wellington, Kan...
Elaine Margaret Hansen (01/15/09)
Elaine Margaret Hansen, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 7, 2009, at her home after a long illness. She was born in 1928 in Chicago, Ill., the only child of the late Fulmar Hansen and Margit Kristine Nilsen both of Norway. Miss Hansen returned to Norway in 1939 with her parents and was unable to return to the United States until 1946 due to the Nazi occupation of Norway during World War II. She attended school in Norway and spoke Norwegian fluently...
Wilma Marie Shrable (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod, 63, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2008, at his home. He was born July 26, 1945, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Aldie and Eunar Lucille (Hill) McLeod. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired truck driver. Survivors include: his wife, Lety McLeod of the home; three daughters, Charlene McLeod of the home; Tammi Ivy and husband John of Grubbs and Patty Riley and husband Rory of Las Vegas, Nev.; three step-daughters, Vicki Moore of Des Moines, Iowa, Michele Alvarez of Norwalk, Calif., and Kelli Campbell of Newport; three brothers, Ray McLeod and Paul McLeod both of Cave City and Bill McLeod of Batesville; one sister, June Duvall of Cave City; three grandchildren, Brenna Ivy of Grubbs, Mickey Riley of Las Vegas, Nev., and Amanda Riley of Portland, Ore.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Annie Mae Scott (01/15/09)
Annie Mae Scott, 83, of Williford, Ark., formerly of Dearborn, Mich, died Jan. 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1925, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of the late James and Betty  Hatfield Gambrell. She married William Scott in 1946. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2000. She was a nurses aide at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, Mich., for 38 years, and was a Baptist...
Robert G. Patterson (01/15/09)
Robert G. Patterson, 88, of Wisconsin, died Dec. 28, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Wankegan. Born in Chenoa, Ill., he lived in Lockport and Bolingbrook before retiring in Arkansas. He retired in 1985 from Argonne National Laboratory after 23 years of service...
Bonnie Clayton (01/15/09)
Bonnie Clayton, 65, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 26, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Jan. 23, 1943. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lonnie and Gracie Snider; husband, Pat Clayton; and three brothers, Leonard, Lloyd and Doyle Snider...
James Andrew Hansen (01/15/09)
James Andrew Hansen was born Feb. 12, 1926. He died Dec. 25, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 82. James spent his working years in housing construction. He served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He is survived by: his wife, Rebecca Myrtle (Merryman) Hansen of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; and a host of other relatives and friends...
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab (01/15/09)
Jordyn (Jordy) Leigh Heldstab, 7 weeks, of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 21, 2008, at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Nov. 3, 2008, in West Plains, Mo., the daughter of Gary and Amanda Heldstab. She is survived by: three siblings, Grace, Hannah, and Isaiah Heldstab; her grandparents, Richard and Jena Price of Oklahoma and Terry and Mary Blankinship of Missouri; and many other relatives including aunts; uncles; cousins; and friends...
Alma Agnes Newberry (01/15/09)
Marvin Herum (01/15/09)
Marvin Jennings Herum was born April 5, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maggie (Amdahl) Herum in Highlake Township near Wallingford, Iowa, in the family farm that his father was born in also. He quit school to join the Army Air Force and traveled to Germany and Switzerland. When he left the service, he traveled the country running heavy equipment and driving trucks. He married Dorothy Rasmussen Oct. 3, 1964. From this marriage two sons, Gary and Tracy, were born...
Emma Hulsey (01/15/09)
Emma Emilie Herbold Hulsey was born Oct. 30, 1907, at Thayer, Mo., the 12th child of August Herbold and Henriette (Hattie) Zelmore Hebold and died Jan. 2, 2009, in Norwich, N.Y., at the age of 101. She was married June 14, 1929, to Noble Hulsey, and to this union one son, Kenneth Hulsey, was born...
Bernard L. Aronoff (01/15/09)
Bernard L. Aronoff, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born May 23, 1933, in San Bernadino, Calif., the son of Morton and Freida Aronoff. After attending school in San Bernadino he served in the U.S. Navy. After moving to Cherokee Village, Bernard opened his own business, Custom Fitt Upholstery...
Robert H. Thompson (01/15/09)
Robert H. Thompson, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home. The son of Charles Foster Thompson and Alice Mae (Hamblin) Thompson, he was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a 50 year Mason, and a member of the Lions Club. Robert was an elder at Spring River Presbyterian...
Kenneth Throckmorton (01/15/09)
Kenneth Lavern Throckmorton, 78, of Viola, Ark., son of the late William Emory and Mary Elizabeth (Breit) Throckmorton Sr., was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Bernard, Mo. He died Jan. 3, 2009, at Hospice of the Ozarks in Mountain Home, Ark. Kenneth was united in marriage to Alice Marie Baker on Oct. 11, 1951, at Bowling Green, Mo. He spent his working years in the U. S. Army, from which he retired as a Staff Sergeant in 1969. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars...
Glen Wade (01/15/09)
Glenn Wade died Jan. 10, 2009, in Paragould, Ark. He was born Feb. 2, 1943, in Oak Park, Ill. He was a retired real estate investor and pilot for Eastern Airlines. He is survived by: his sister, Debbie Bratton; two nieces; three great-nieces; one great-nephew; his wife, Diana Wade; two step-children, Alisa Long, Lance Greer; five step-grandchildren, Shayla Cooper, Briana Long, Cody Greer, Zaida Greer and Zane Greer; and numerous friends...
Calvin Dale McLeod (01/15/09)
Calvin Dale McLeod, 63, of Cave City, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2008, at his home. He was born July 26, 1945, at Cave City, Ark., the son of Homer Aldie and Eunar Lucille (Hill) McLeod. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a retired truck driver. Survivors include: his wife, Lety McLeod of the home; three daughters, Charlene McLeod of the home; Tammi Ivy and husband John of Grubbs and Patty Riley and husband Rory of Las Vegas, Nev.; three step-daughters, Vicki Moore of Des Moines, Iowa, Michele Alvarez of Norwalk, Calif., and Kelli Campbell of Newport; three brothers, Ray McLeod and Paul McLeod both of Cave City and Bill McLeod of Batesville; one sister, June Duvall of Cave City; three grandchildren, Brenna Ivy of Grubbs, Mickey Riley of Las Vegas, Nev., and Amanda Riley of Portland, Ore.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Elaine Margaret Hansen (01/15/09)
Elaine Margaret Hansen, 80, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 7, 2009, at her home after a long illness. She was born in 1928 in Chicago, Ill., the only child of the late Fulmar Hansen and Margit Kristine Nilsen both of Norway. Miss Hansen returned to Norway in 1939 with her parents and was unable to return to the United States until 1946 due to the Nazi occupation of Norway during World War II. She attended school in Norway and spoke Norwegian fluently...
Robert G. Patterson (01/15/09)
Robert G. Patterson, 88, of Wisconsin, died Dec. 28, 2008, at Vista Medical Center East in Wankegan. Born in Chenoa, Ill., he lived in Lockport and Bolingbrook before retiring in Arkansas. He retired in 1985 from Argonne National Laboratory after 23 years of service...
Bonnie Clayton (01/15/09)
Bonnie Clayton, 65, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Dec. 26, 2008, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born Jan. 23, 1943. She was preceded in death by: her parents, Lonnie and Gracie Snider; husband, Pat Clayton; and three brothers, Leonard, Lloyd and Doyle Snider...
Annie Mae Scott (01/15/09)
Annie Mae Scott, 83, of Williford, Ark., formerly of Dearborn, Mich, died Jan. 9, 2009, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1925, in Pineville, Ky., the daughter of the late James and Betty  Hatfield Gambrell. She married William Scott in 1946. He preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 2000. She was a nurses aide at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, Mich., for 38 years, and was a Baptist...
Robert H. Thompson (01/15/09)
Robert H. Thompson, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 28, 2008, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home. The son of Charles Foster Thompson and Alice Mae (Hamblin) Thompson, he was born Jan. 24, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa. He was a 50 year Mason, and a member of the Lions Club. Robert was an elder at Spring River Presbyterian...
Roderick A. Porter (01/15/09)
Roderick A. Porter, 98, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died on Jan. 7, 2009. He was the son of Arthur Amasa and Mary (Rhinesmith) Porter (deceased), husband of the late Kathryn Porter, brother of the late Gladys Porter and the late Hazel Porter Gay, father of sons, Ray of Cary, Ill., and Robert Porter of Lakewood, Ohio, and grandfather of Joel and Glenn Porter...
Marvin Herum (01/15/09)
Marvin Jennings Herum was born April 5, 1926, the son of Joseph and Maggie (Amdahl) Herum in Highlake Township near Wallingford, Iowa, in the family farm that his father was born in also. He quit school to join the Army Air Force and traveled to Germany and Switzerland. When he left the service, he traveled the country running heavy equipment and driving trucks. He married Dorothy Rasmussen Oct. 3, 1964. From this marriage two sons, Gary and Tracy, were born...
Bernard L. Aronoff (01/15/09)
Bernard L. Aronoff, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born May 23, 1933, in San Bernadino, Calif., the son of Morton and Freida Aronoff. After attending school in San Bernadino he served in the U.S. Navy. After moving to Cherokee Village, Bernard opened his own business, Custom Fitt Upholstery...
Veda Elizabeth (Upton) LaFevers (01/08/09)
Veda Elizabeth (Upton) LaFevers of Chatsworth, Calif., a former resident of the Kansas City area, died Dec. 30, 2008. Veda was the daughter of the late Elmer and Myrtle Faulkenberry Upton of Viola, Ark. She was born Aug. 18, 1918, at Salem, Ark., and was married to Edmond J. LaFevers on May 1, 1937...
William A. Van Dyk (01/08/09)
William A. "Bill" Van Dyk, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 3, 1933, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Adrian Van Dyk and Mildred (Jones) Van Dyk. He worked for many years for the railroad while living in Michigan. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He served during the Korean War as a paratrooper. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from California. He was a member of the VFW and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Jessie P. Crider (01/08/09)
Jessie P. Crider, 76, of Melbourne, Ark., died Dec. 22, 2008 in Calico Rock, Ark. He was born Oct. 27, 1932, to James and Nellie Crider of Arkansas Pass, Texas. He was married to Sharon Harmon Aug. 6, 1956, in Sequin, Texas. To this union seven children were born...
Gene H. McNeight (01/08/09)
Gene H. McNeight, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., Dec. 30, 2008. He was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Fredonia, N.Y. and attended grade school through high school in Cassadaga, N.Y. In 1944, Gene served in the U.S. Merchant Marines and was stationed at Sheeps Head, N.Y., where he was honorably discharged after a bout with rheumatic fever. On Nov. 21, 1947, he was united in marriage to Geraldine Irene Proper from Dunkirk, N.Y...
Betty Sue Mueller (01/08/09)
A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Nazareth Church in Roanoke, Va., Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. for Betty Sue Mueller, who died Dec. 27, 2008. Betty was born on Aug. 13, 1936, in Greene County, Ark., to Earl and Iva Bailey. She lived most of her life in Bakersfield, Calif., and enjoyed a few years in Cherokee Village, Ark., before moving to Roanoke, Va...
Marie Elizabeth Zisk (01/08/09)
Marie Elizabeth (Prusinski) Zisk, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at Craighead Nursing Center. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village. She is survived by: three daughters, Josephine Beatty (Joe) of Jonesboro, Florence Kozub (Jack) of Parma, Ohio, and Rose Skurla (John) of Danville, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren...
Flo K. Mills (01/08/09)
Flo K. Mills, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, in the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, in Linneous, Mo. She was active in the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church. She was not only a member of the Lions Club but she was also the past president. She lived here for 27 years with her husband Melvin...
Lura M. Langenback (01/08/09)
Lura M. Langenback, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born April 30, 1947, at Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Raymond Millard and Nancy Pauline (Bennison) Taylor. She was a writer and preacher and of the Christian faith...
Robert Porter Romine (01/08/09)
Robert Porter Romine, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born June 12, 1926, in Alabama, the son of the late Porter Romine and Rena (Ezell) Romine. Robert was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also sang in the Barber Shop Quartet. He was a master plumber and a licensed hearing aid specialist. He moved to Arkansas in 1944...
Mildred Grace Moeller (01/08/09)
Mildred Grace Moeller, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born in Chicago, Ill., on June 29, 1932, to the late Kenneth and Fabiola (Pipen) Faber. Mildred worked for AT&T before retiring to Cherokee Village...
Laura Alice Cavert (01/08/09)
Laura Alice Cavert, 95, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Clyde Fredrick and Marie Elena (Isberg) Cavert, was born on July 5, 1913, in Appleton, Wis. She died Dec. 25, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Alice worked for 38 years as a Registered Medical Technologist for the St. ...
Herbert "Mark" Stover (01/08/09)
Herbert Gwinn Stover IV, known to friends and family as "Mark" or "Smokey Jr." was born March 10, 1955, the son of Herbert G. Stover III and the late Doris June Buebel in Baltimore, Md., and died on Dec. 22, 2008, at his home in Koshkonong, Mo., at the age of 53...
Clyde B. Simmons (01/08/09)
Clyde B. Simmons, 90, of Smithville, Ark., died Dec. 29, 2008, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City, Ark. He was born May 13, 1918, at Cave City, the son of Charlie and Lizzie Girtman Simmons. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a retired farmer and retired from White Rodgers in Batesville. He was a member of the Ring's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Lura M. Langenback (01/08/09)
Lura M. Langenback, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born April 30, 1947, at Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Raymond Millard and Nancy Pauline (Bennison) Taylor. She was a writer and preacher and of the Christian faith...
William A. Van Dyk (01/08/09)
William A. "Bill" Van Dyk, 75, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 27, 2008, at his residence. He was born Feb. 3, 1933, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Adrian Van Dyk and Mildred (Jones) Van Dyk. He worked for many years for the railroad while living in Michigan. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He served during the Korean War as a paratrooper. He moved to Cherokee Village four years ago from California. He was a member of the VFW and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church...
Mildred Grace Moeller (01/08/09)
Mildred Grace Moeller, 76, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark. She was born in Chicago, Ill., on June 29, 1932, to the late Kenneth and Fabiola (Pipen) Faber. Mildred worked for AT&T before retiring to Cherokee Village...
Marie Elizabeth Zisk (01/08/09)
Marie Elizabeth (Prusinski) Zisk, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, at Craighead Nursing Center. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village. She is survived by: three daughters, Josephine Beatty (Joe) of Jonesboro, Florence Kozub (Jack) of Parma, Ohio, and Rose Skurla (John) of Danville, Ind.; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren...
Gene H. McNeight (01/08/09)
Gene H. McNeight, 83, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., Dec. 30, 2008. He was born Dec. 5, 1925, in Fredonia, N.Y. and attended grade school through high school in Cassadaga, N.Y. In 1944, Gene served in the U.S. Merchant Marines and was stationed at Sheeps Head, N.Y., where he was honorably discharged after a bout with rheumatic fever. On Nov. 21, 1947, he was united in marriage to Geraldine Irene Proper from Dunkirk, N.Y...
Betty Sue Mueller (01/08/09)
A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Nazareth Church in Roanoke, Va., Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. for Betty Sue Mueller, who died Dec. 27, 2008. Betty was born on Aug. 13, 1936, in Greene County, Ark., to Earl and Iva Bailey. She lived most of her life in Bakersfield, Calif., and enjoyed a few years in Cherokee Village, Ark., before moving to Roanoke, Va...
Robert Porter Romine (01/08/09)
Robert Porter Romine, 82, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 31, 2008, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. He was born June 12, 1926, in Alabama, the son of the late Porter Romine and Rena (Ezell) Romine. Robert was a member of the Masonic Lodge and also sang in the Barber Shop Quartet. He was a master plumber and a licensed hearing aid specialist. He moved to Arkansas in 1944...
Flo K. Mills (01/08/09)
Flo K. Mills, 90, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2008, in the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. She was born Feb. 19, 1918, in Linneous, Mo. She was active in the Cherokee Village United Methodist Church. She was not only a member of the Lions Club but she was also the past president. She lived here for 27 years with her husband Melvin...
Clyde B. Simmons (01/08/09)
Clyde B. Simmons, 90, of Smithville, Ark., died Dec. 29, 2008, at the Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City, Ark. He was born May 13, 1918, at Cave City, the son of Charlie and Lizzie Girtman Simmons. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during World War II, a retired farmer and retired from White Rodgers in Batesville. He was a member of the Ring's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Jake Roath (01/08/09)
Jake Roath, 63, of Batesville, Ark., died Dec. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born May 12, at Nevada, Mo., the son of Jake and Bertie Mae Roath. He was a United States Marine veteran having served during Vietnam. He worked several years in the lumber business and was a salesman for Tri-County Electric in Desha...