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Obituaries from November 2012

Bernestine Borden (11/28/12)
Bernestine Borden, 92, of Elizabeth, Ark., was born on January 3, 1920, in Norfork, Ark., daughter of Charles Henry and Minnie Susan (Marchant) Snelgroes. She departed this life on Nov. 22, 2012, at Fulton County Hospital, Salem, Ark. Bernestine was united in marriage to Grover Corbie Borden on Aug. 10, 1938, at Flora, Ark. She was a homemaker, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Bernestine was a member of the Elizabeth Church of Christ...
Oral W. Batterton (11/28/12)
Oral W. Batterton, 90, of Desloge, Mo., passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born February 18, 1922, in Viola, Ark, to the late William and Mabel (Cooper) Batterton. Oral proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy during WWII on a P.T. ...
Bobby Wayne Fahr (11/28/12)
Bobby Wayne Fahr, 67, of Horseshoe Bend (formerly of Rector) passed away Nov. 20, 2012, at the White County Medical Center, in Searcy. He was born July 4, 1945 in Rector to the late Henry and Jewell Fahr. Bobby was a retired construction worker, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Horseshoe Bend, Ark...
Thelma Maxine Ragsdale (11/28/12)
Thelma Maxine (Boler) Ragsdale was born the daughter of Virgil Boler and Ada (Buchanan) Boler on Sept. 20, 1922 in Salem, Ark., and departed this life Nov. 9, 2012 in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 90 years. She was united in marriage June 1, 1939 in Fulton County, Ark., to Clovis Ragsdale, who preceded her in death June 22, 2004...
Elton Few Allen (11/23/12)
Elton Few Allen, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark. was born on Nov. 24,1927 in Halifax County, N.C. He was the son of Gilbert Lamar and Ida Sue (White) Allen. He departed from this life on Nov. 9, 2012 in Ash Flat, Ark. Allen was united in marriage on Oct. 16, 1954 in Greensville County, Va., to Geneva Ann Allen. He was a farmer, and of the Baptist faith...
Henrietta L. Stone (11/23/12)
Henrietta L. (Franke) Stone, 77, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 14, 1935, in Thayer, Mo., and passed away Nov. 8, 2012, at her home. Survivors include: her husband, Duane, of the home; 3 step-children, Patricia Curtis and husband, Ralph, of Tucson, Ariz., Larry Stone and wife, Kristine, of Crocker, Mo., and Terry Stone and wife, Kathy, of Mammoth Spring, Ark.; 5 grandchildren, Ralph Jr., Jennifer, Jeremy and wife, Melanie, Justin and wife, Misty, Sanci and husband, Brian; 6 great-grandchildren, River, Allison, Elizabeth, Abby, Zane, and Hannah; his brother, Ernest Franke and wife, Charlotte; nieces and nephews, Kimberly, Dan and wife, Lauera, Evelyn, and Jack; a sister-in-law, Vanna Becker; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Thelma Modena Smotherman (11/23/12)
Thelma Modena (Prewitt) Smotherman was born the daughter of Ivens Perry and Mary Modena (James) Prewitt on March 8, 1926 at Ravenden, Ark., and departed this life Nov. 9, 2012, at the home of her daughter in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the age of 86 years...
Martin Dwight McComas, Jr. (11/23/12)
Martin Dwight McComas, Jr., 32, of Mammoth Spring, Ark. died on Nov. 11, 2012 in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Oct. 6, 1980, in Melbourne, Ark. to Martin Dwight, Sr. and Brenda Joyce DeFoe McComas. On June 24, 1999, he married Tiffiney Bradley in Black Rock, Ark. He was employed in the trucking business, was a Mason, and attended Shekinah Tabernacle in Wirth, Ark...
Laura Bell Blair (11/23/12)
Laura Bell Blair was born Laura Bell Anner Branson to Lee and Libbie Branson on Aug. 11, 1925, at Hand, Ark. She died Nov. 13, 2012, at the age of 87 years, 3 months and 2 days. She was dedicated in the Missionary Baptist Church of Hand, Ark. Laura Bell married Arvis Junior Blair on April 14, 1946. They were blessed with four children: Cathy, Juanita, Joyce and Dale...
Angel Dawn Jones (11/15/12)
Angel Dawn Jones, 17, of Salem, Ark., was born on April 21, 1995, in Springfield, Mo., daughter of Brian Shawn Jones and Windy Dawn Brooks. She departed this life on Nov. 6, 2012, in Salem, Ark., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Angel was a senior at Viola High School in Viola, Ark...
Frances Louise Burks (11/15/12)
Frances Louise Burks, 83, of Salem, Ark., was born July 29, 1929, in McCrory, Ark., daughter of John Lewis and Alma Jane (Cook) Glover. She died on Nov. 5, 2012 in Salem, Ark. Frances was united in marriage to Calvin "Lefty" Burks on May 29, 1951, in McCrory, Ark.. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and spent her working years as a secretary for White Rogers, and was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Elton Few Allen (11/15/12)
Elton Few Allen, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark,. was born on Nov. 24, 1927, in Halifax County, N.C. He was the son of Gilbert Lamar and Ida Sue (White) Allen. He departed from this life on Nov. 9, 2012 in Ash Flat, Ark. Allen was united in marriage on Oct. 16, 1954 in Greensville County, Virginia to Geneva Ann Allen. He was a farmer, and of the Baptist faith...
Glen Dwayne Smith (11/15/12)
Glen Dwayne Smith, born on Feb. 13, 1958, in Alton, Mo., son of Doyle Loranza and Dorothy Frances (Huggins) Smith. He departed this life on Nov. 6, 2012, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 54. He was united in marriage to Tonya Gail Bassham on Aug. 30, 1986, in Thayer, Mo. He was an over-the-road truck driver, hauling many types of freight and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Frances Louise Burks (11/14/12)
Frances Louise Burks, 83, of Salem, Arkansas was born July 29, 1929, in McCrory, Ark., daughter of John Lewis and Alma Jane (Cook) Glover. She died on Nov. 5, 2012, in Salem, Ark. Frances was united in marriage to Calvin "Lefty" Burks on May 29, 1951, in McCrory, Ark. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and spent her working years as a secretary for White Rogers, and was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Elton Few Allen (11/14/12)
Elton Few Allen, 84, of Ash Flat, Ark. was born on Nov. 24,1927 in Halifax County, N.C. He was the son of Gilbert Lamar and Ida Sue (White) Allen. He departed from this life on Nov. 9, 2012 in Ash Flat, Ark. Allen leaves to mourn his passing, four sons, Glen Allen of Ash Flat, Ark., Roland Allen of Ash Flat, Ark., Jimmy Allen of Glencoe, Ark. ...
Glen Dwayne Smith (11/14/12)
Glen Dwayne Smith, born Feb. 13, 1958 in Alton, Mo., son of Doyle Loranza and Dorothy Frances (Huggins) Smith. He departed this life on Nov. 6, 2012, in Salem, Ark., at the age of 54. He was united in marriage to Tonya Gail Bassham on Aug. 30, 1986, in Thayer, Mo. He was an over-the-road truck driver, hauling many types of freight and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Angel Dawn Jones (11/14/12)
Angel Dawn Jones, 17, of Salem, Arkansas, was born on April 21, 1995 in Springfield, Missouri, daughter of Brian Shawn Jones and Windy Dawn Brooks. She departed this life on Nov. 6, 2012, in Salem, Ark., from injuries sustained in an automobile accident...
William Rex Roe (11/09/12)
William Rex Roe, of Salem, son of the late Creston Roe and Lida Laymon Roe, was born Sept. 27, 1943, in Viola, Ark. He died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 69 years one months and three days. He was united in marriage to Donna Ann Cochran July 18, 1967, in Wheeling, Ark. One son was born to this union. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, retiring after twenty years of service...
Clifton Eugene Linderman (11/09/12)
Clifton Eugene Linderman, 93, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born on Dec. 11, 1918, in Fulton County, Ark., and passed away on Nov. 2, 2012, at his home. Survivors include nine children, Eugene and Bobbie Linderman, Gail and Bob Yon, Judy and Frank Farrell, all from Forest City, Ark., Cheryl and Joe Bond, Lynn Arles and Rita Linderman, all of Mammoth Spring, Ark., Terry and Sandra Linderman, Cherokee Village, Ark., Wanda and Tommy Garner, Hardy, Ark., Jan and Judy Linderman of Sherwood, Ark., Marcia and Travis Shirley, Dover, Ark., 42 grandchildren, 50 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
Robert Brian Armstrong (11/09/12)
Robert Brian Armstrong, 21, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Hardy, Ark. was born Oct. 31, 1990, in Mountain Home, Ark. the son of John Marvin and Gayle Louise (Strayer) Armstrong, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, while in the company of family members, at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix, Ariz...