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Obituaries from October 2011

Gaylord Charles Wassung (10/31/11)
Gaylord Charles Wassung, 87, of Lincoln, Neb., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Oct. 21, 2011, at Tabitha Journey House in Lincoln. He was born in Hardy, Neb., on Aug. 15, 1924, to Charles and Lillian (Burton) Wassung. Gaylord was a U.S. Navy and World War II submarine veteran. ...
Audrey Zelabe Montgomery (10/31/11)
Audrey Zelabe Montgomery, 94, of Blue Springs, Mo., formerly of Salem, Ark., went home to be with Jesus on Oct. 18, 2011, in Blue Springs, Mo., with her family at her side. Zelabe, or "Aunt Bee" as she was known by many, was born in Byron, Ark., on Nov. 28, 1916, to Jim and Mary Lou Gaither Moore...
Blane Lynn Bourgeois (10/31/11)
Blane Lynn Bourgeois, 54, of Salem, Ark., was born on April 2, 1957, in Bossier City, La., son of Travis Joseph and Nellie Irene (Kimble) Bourgeois. He departed this life on Oct. 23, 2011, in Salem, Ark. Blane worked for a brief time as a marine biologist researcher for Louisiana State University and for the last several years, he was an heirloom gardener, trying to save species that were non-hybrid native plants. His true love was music and he served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard...
Death Notices for Week of Oct. 27 (10/31/11)
Audrey Zelabe Montgomery, 94, of Blue Springs, Mo., died Oct. 18, 2011. Arrangements by Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem, Ark. Thelma Martha Payne, 100, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Oct. 21, 2011, in Ash Flat, Ark. Arrangements by Barker Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel...
Death Notices for Week of Oct. 20 (10/19/11)
Claude Dale Rogers, 73, of Thayer, Mo., died Oct. 13, 2011, at his home. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Erma Kauffman, 76, of Strawberry, Ark., died Oct. 9, 2011, at Strawberry. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City, Ark...
Claude Dale Rogers (10/19/11)
Claude Dale Rogers, son of Jesse and Berniece Williams Rogers, was born Feb. 23, 1938, at Mammoth Spring, Ark. He is survived by his wife, Peggy of Thayer, Mo.; son, Trent and his wife, Michelle and grandchildren, Emma and Grayson of Walla Walla, Wash.; his mother, Berniece of Thayer, Mo...
Wanda Mae Collins Davis (10/12/11)
Wanda Mae Collins Davis was born the daughter of Joe Davis Collins and Ida M. England Collins on Nov. 22, 1936, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., and departed this life on Oct. 5, 2011, in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 74 years. She was united in marriage June 27, 1953, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to William Fred Davis, who preceded her in death Nov. 1, 2000...
Arlene Elizabeth Gates (10/12/11)
Arlene Elizabeth Gates, 88, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born on April 29, 1923, in Rockton, Ill., the daughter of Lyle Edward and Mildred (Nuttle) McMaster. She departed this life on Oct. 4, 2011, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark...
Marian Rhudene Smith (10/12/11)
Marian Rhudene "Rhudy" Maguffee Smith, 79, died peacefully at home, on Tuesday morning Oct. 4, 2011, surrounded by her family. The ninth of 10 children, she was born on Sunday, Aug. 28, 1932, in Camp, Ark., to Lehman and Zora (Golden) Maguffee. Mom was known by her family and friends as mom, nanny, nanny-great, Deanie, and Rhudy...
Margrette Harber (10/12/11)
Margrette Harber, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Walter Farr and Lona Caldwell Farr, was born Jan. 13, 1933, in Tribby, Okla. She died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 78 years, 8 months, 25 days...
Lou Ann Langle (10/12/11)
Lou Ann (McKnight) Langle, 56, of Ash Flat, Ark., was born on Oct. 1, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., daughter of James Elam and Beatrice Louise (Richardson) McKnight. She departed this life on Oct. 6, 2011, at her home. Lou Ann was united in marriage to James Edward Langle on June 10, 1984, at Hardy, Ark. She was a longtime employee of KSAR Radio as a news and program director and, before that, an insurance agent. She was a member of the Spring River Baptist Church, Hardy, Ark...
Death Notices for Week of Oct. 13 (10/12/11)
Marian Rhuden "Rhudy" Smith, 79, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Camp and Salem, Ark., died Oct. 4, 2011. Arrangements by Floral Hills Funeral Home of Kansas City, Mo. Arlene Elizabeth Gates, 88, of Salem, Ark., died Oct. 4, 2011, at Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House in Mountain Home, Ark. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home Chapel of Salem, Ark...
Viola Josephine Dunsmore (10/07/11)
Viola Josephine Dunsmore, born July 5, 1921, near Thayer, Mo., the daughter of Ed and Ethel Langley Arnold, departed this life Sept. 20, 2011, at the age of 90 years. Viola (Vi) graduated from Couch High School in Oregon County. She married Harold Dunsmore, the father of her children, in 1940. ...
Death Notices for Week of Oct. 6 (10/07/11)
Allen Wilson Walker, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 23, 2011, in Salem, Ark. Arrangements by Heath Funeral Home. Rita Dougherty, 62, of West Plains, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2011, at Brooke Haven Health Care in West Plains, Mo. Arrangements by Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer, Mo...
Bonnie Lee Agee (10/07/11)
Bonnie Lee Agee was born the daughter of William J. Diles and Sarah M. Arnold Diles on June 1, 1928, at Thayer, Mo., and departed this life Sept. 27, 2011, at Shady Oaks Health Care in Thayer at the age of 83 years. She was united in marriage May 3, 1947, in Paragould, Ark., to James W. Agee, who preceded her in death Jan. 16, 2007...
Dr. Carl B. Arnold (10/07/11)
Dr. Carl B. Arnold, 78, of Salem, Ark., son of Griffin Alexander Arnold, I and Thelma Lorene (Berry) Arnold, was born on Nov. 27, 1932, in Old Joe, Ark. He departed this life on Sept. 29, 2011, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Carl was united in marriage to Norene Lamb on Aug. 30, 1957, at Melbourne, Ark...
David Samuel Shackelford (10/07/11)
David Samuel Shackelford of Searcy, Ark., formerly of Salem, Ark., son of Mickey Sue Ollhoff and David Ralph Shakelford, was born June 9, 1987, in Exeter, Calif. He died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 24 years, 3 months and 20 days. He was employed by Elston Enterprises LLC in Albion, Ark., as a safety engineer. He attended services at the Calvary Baptist Church in Searcy...
Death Notices for Week of Sept. 29 (10/03/11)
Darrell Ray Riggs, 77, of Cave City, Ark. (formerly of Walnut Ridge), died Sept. 21, 2011 in Cave City, Ark. Arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City. Georgia Lee Booth Honeycutt, 63, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2011, in Jonesboro. Arrangements by Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Ark...