Obituaries from August 2011
Patricia Carol Ainley
Patricia Carol Ainley, 60, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at her home in Jonesboro after a battle with cancer. Born Jan. 31, 1951, at Rockford, Ill., she was the daughter of Robert and Arlene McMaster Gates. She was a homemaker and caregiver...
Tyler Phillip Coil
Tyler Phillip Coil, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., son of Brent Phillip Coil and Ginny Lee Costin Evans, was born July 31, 1995, in Papilion, Neb. He died Aug. 14, 2011, in Horseshoe Bend at the age of 16 years and 14 days. He was a student at Izard County Consolidated Schools and would have entered the 11th grade this fall. He loved to fish and hunt. He was a member of the ICC Shooting Sports Club, a past member of the FCCLA and he was a member of the Franklin Church of Christ...
James Ronnie Ward
James Ronnie Ward, 63, of Batesville died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at the White River Medical center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 27, 1947, in Batesville, Ark., to James Henry and Betty Jo Martin Ward. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard Reserve, retired from Con-Agra in Batesville, where he worked for 30 years, and was a past member of the Mount Zion Masonic Lodge at Southside...
Death notices for the week of Aug. 18
Burt Volkening, 87, of Thayer, Mo., died Aug. 12, 2011, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer. Tyler Phillip Coil, 16, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Aug. 14, 2011, in Horseshoe Bend. Arrangements by Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark...
Val Bishop, 89, of Conway, Ark., formerly of Saddle, Ark., was born on Feb. 26, 1922, in Frenchtown, Ark., the son of Ernest Ben and Gratis (Tharp) Bishop. He departed this life on Aug. 1, 2011, in Conway, Ark. Val was united in marriage to Roberta Madgelene Grissom on Oct. 1, 1941, at Heart, Ark...
Leah Jean Burch
Lean Jean Burch, 22, of Salem, Ark., was born Nov. 16, 1988, in Salem, Ark., the daughter of David Wayne and Connie Jo (Finley) Burch. She departed this life on July 30, 2011, at Salem, Ark. Leah was a homemaker. She leaves to mourn her passing: two sons, Damian and Dexter; father, David Burch of Salem, Ark.; one brother, Jesse Burch of Ash Flat, Ark.; and one sister, Rebecca Hornbaker of Oxford, Ark...
A memorial service for J. R. Looney will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Cherokee Village, Ark. The church is located at the intersection of Wyatt and Cherokee Road -- the "church with the bright red door."...
Joe Hanford Archer
Joe Hanford Archer, of Republic, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., passed away Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at his home. He was born Oct. 14, 1921 in Alton, Mo., the son of Parks Dale and Mary Esther (Hollis) Archer. Joe graduated from Alton High School, and served in the U.S. Army for four years in the European Theater, where he was the postmaster of his division. He worked at the Bank of Thayer and later for the U.S. Postal Service until retirement...
Death Notices for Week of August 11
Leah Jean Burch, 22, of Salem, Ark., died July 30, 2011, at her home. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark. Val Bishop, 89, of Conway, Ark., formerly of Saddle, Ark., died Aug. 1, 2011, in Conway, Ark. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark...
Death Notices for the week of Aug. 4
Willa Dean Taylor, 71, of Batesville, Ark., died July 29, 2011, at Batesville, Ark. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark. Thomas Lee Garland, 70, of Cave City, Ark., died July 26, 2011, at Batesville, Ark. Arrangements Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark...
Death Notices for Week of July 21
Sammy Dwayne Presley, 39, of Winona, Mo., died July 5, 2011. Arrangements by Clary Funeral Home, Alton, Mo. Daniel Norman Harrell, 62, of Alton, Mo., died July 5, 2011. Arrangements by Clary Funeral Home, Alton, Mo. David James Tobin, 64, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., died July 9, 2011. Arrangements by Clary Funeral Home, Mammoth Spring, Ark...
David James Tobin
David James Tobin, 64, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 9, 2011, after a long illness. He is survived by his beloved companion of many years, Mary Ann Lauria of Mammoth Spring, by his parents, Miriam and Allen Kellam of New York, by his sisters and their husbands, Daryl and Richard Cucci, Alison and Charlie Krull, Laura and Dennis Pratt, Janet and Steve DiBiase, and many cousins, nieces and nephews...
Faith (Wakeman) Newman
Faith Edith (Wakeman) Newman, 81, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late George Millared and Inga Eleda (Kulland) Wakeman, was born September 22, 1929, in Minot, North Dakota. She died July 23, 2011, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was united in marriage to Carrol Newman February 14, 1949, in Union Creek Church in Union County, S.D. She worked alongside her husband on the family farm. She was of the Baptist faith and attended the Elizabeth Baptist Church...
David Morris Crayne
David Morris Crayne, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 21, 2011, at Mountain Home, Ark. He was born April 29, 1950, in Springfield, Ill. He worked as a street superintendent for Cherokee Village and was a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ. He is survived by his stepmother, Hallie Crayne of Cherokee Village, Ark; aunt and uncle, Keith and Melba Berryman and cousin, Melanie Shearer of Metamora, Ill. ...
Death Notices for Week of July 27
Franklin David Maclin, 19, of Viola, Ark., died July 20, 2011, in Salem, Ark. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home of Salem. David Morris Crayne, 61, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died July 21, 2011, at Mountain Home, Ark. Arrangements by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services of Mountain Home...