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Stories from Sunday, February 2, 2003

Zedric & Vicky Stanford (02/02/03)
A memorial service will be held for Zedric and Vicky Stanford at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church located at 5th and Archer in Mammoth Spring. Zedric died Sept. 11 and Vicky died Sept. 14.
Robert Phillip Zimmerman (02/02/03)
Robert Phillip Zimmerman II, 53, of Evening Shade died Nov. 28, 2001, at Baptist Health Memorial in North Little Rock. Born Aug. 4, 1948, at Roundtop, N.Y., he was the son of Robert and Dorothy Warner Zimmerman. He was a general contractor, Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the National Rifle Association, a youth leader of the Boy Scouts of America and a member and second counselor of the Ash Flat branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...
Patricia Woodmansee (02/02/03)
Patricia Torry Woodmansee, 78, of Brinkley, and formerly of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 9, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City. Born March 15, 1923, in Brinkley, she was the daughter of Robert J. and Ruth C. Webber Torry. She was a retired bookkeeper...
Madge Lois Woodyard (02/02/03)
Madge Lois Woodyard, 93, of Cave City died Nov. 22, 2001, at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born Feb. 14, 1908, in Cave City, she was the daughter of William Edgar and Nancy Ellen Phillips Woodyard. She attended St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Granite City, Ill. ...
Loyd C. Wren (02/02/03)
The Rev. Loyd C. Wren, 77, of Cave City died Dec. 5, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 11, 1924, at Greenville, Tenn., he was the son of Lawrance and Bertie Cunningham Wren. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a farmer and a member of the Country Church of God in Cave City...
Yvonne Wright (02/02/03)
Yvonne H. Wright, 64, of Cherokee Village died April 29, 2002, at her home. Born Dec. 25, 1937, in South Bend, Ind., she was the daughter of Ada Osguthorpe Johnstone and Harry Havens. She was a medical receptionist and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints...
Walter Stewart (02/02/03)
Walter Stewart, 73, of Yellville, formerly of Hardy, died at his home Nov. 10, 2002. He married Peggy Sue Jaco Stewart Feb. 13, 1951. Survivors include his wife; five sons -- Russell of Water Valley, Miss., Gary of Hardy, Frank and John, both of Yellville, and Aaron of Fort Worth, Texas; a daughter, Mary Frances Ray of Roe; a brother, Thomas Stewart of Lonoke; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren;...
Cecil W. Taylor (02/02/03)
Cecil W. Taylor, 91, died May 23, 2002, in Jonesboro. Born May 19, 1911, he was the son of William Monroe Taylor and Addie Bell Kincaid Taylor of Wirth. He was married Sept. 15, 1940, in Wirth to Angello Marie Angotti, who preceded him in death Oct. 22, 1971. He was united in marriage Oct. 12, 1974, in Camp to Myrtle Gephart, who preceded him in death Feb. 27, 1992. He was a farmer and was employed by Cooper Industries in Cherokee Village, working in landscaping and lawn care for many years...
Wilma Rood (02/02/03)
Wilma Rood, 90, of Imboden died Dec. 17, 2002, at Randolph County Nursing Center. Born Aug. 24, 1912, in Davenport, Iowa, she the daughter of the Mary Ludwig Mumm and Adolph J. Mumm. She was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Donald Kenneth Rood of Imboden and Michael Dean Rood of Laguna Hills, Calif.; two daughters -- Shirley Lewis of Imboden and Anna Maria Swick of Las Vegas; two sisters -- Dorothy Anuly and Anna Brown, both of Omaha, Neb.; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Edward Young (02/02/03)
Edward Dwane Young, 76, of Williford, died Feb. 5, 2002, at his home. Born May 14, 1925, in Williford, he was the son of Noble and Elcie Ellen Bright Young. He married Thelma Evelyn Hallmark in 1950. She preceded him in death March 10, 1998. He was a farmer and a charter member of the Forrest Hills Baptist Church of Williford, where he was also a deacon and a trustee...
Eleanor Yonda (02/02/03)
Eleanor Yonda, 83, died March 9, 2002, at her home in Ash Flat. Born in Chicago, she was the daughter of Anton and Mary Temcher Kucher. She was a hospital aide and retired here from Markham, Ill. Survivors include her husband, John Yonda of the home; two sons -- Russell Yonda of Springfield, Ill., and Richard Yonda of Menomonee, Wis.; two daughters -- Nancy Autrey of Ash Flat, and Janet Oesterling of Cherry Hills, N.J.; and two grandchildren, Aaron and Andrew Yonda of Madison, Wis...
Billy Joe Yancey (02/02/03)
Billy Joe Yancey, 68, of Violet Hill died Jan. 23, 2002. Born June 29, 1933, in Brockwell, he was the son of Eldon and Epper Dockins Yancey. He married Carol Jean Tate April 25, 1953, in Calico Rock. During his working years, he was self-employed as a farmer and carpenter. He also served in the U.S. Army. He was a deacon at Highland First Assembly of God Church in Highland...
William Wilkes (02/02/03)
William "Bill" Wilkes, 79, of Cave City died Sept. 16, 2002, at his home. Born March 20, 1923, at Sidney, he was the son of Jimmy and Ola Cargill Wilkes. He was a farmer, retired from ConAgra in Batesville, and worked 12 years for the Cave City Nursing Home. He was an Army Veteran of World War II, and was a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Lucas Lane White (02/02/03)
Lucas Lane White, 19, of Sage died Jan. 14, 2002, in Memphis. Born Sept. 18, 1982, in Tonasket, Wash., he was the son of Lynn and Tonja White of Sage He was employed by Century Flooring Company in Melbourne. He was a member of Zion Baptist Church and attended Finley Creek Church...
William Whitten (02/02/03)
William Jewel Whitten, 80, of Jonesboro, formerly of Ash Flat died March 8, 2002, at Sharp Nursing Home at Sidney. Born Jan. 13, 1922, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of William and Mary King Whitten. He was retired from the U.S. Army, having served in World War II, Korean War and the Vietnam War. He owned and operated Whitten Appliance Repair in Jonesboro for many years and was a member of Evening Shade Main Street Church of Christ...
Roger Willert (02/02/03)
Roger F. Willert, 92, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 31, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born June 26, 1909, in Reinbeck, Iowa, he was the son of Henry Willert and Mary Fackel Willert. He married Marie Christoe Nov. 30, 1940, in Alton, Ill. He served as lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II...
Clayton Willman (02/02/03)
Clayton "Bud" Marwood Willman, 80, of Cherokee Village died March 4, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 11, 1921, he was the son of Joseph Willman and Alma Edlund Willman. He was a veteran of the Army Air Corps. He worked for over 20 years as an independent truck driver for the city and park board of Minneapolis. He was a member of the teamsters local 221 of Minneapolis. Mr. and...
Earl Wilson (02/02/03)
Earl "Butchie" Wilson, 31, of Isabella County, Mich., died Feb. 15, 2002, as a result of an oil field accident in Grand Traverse County, Mich. He was born Aug. 29, 1970, in Alma, Mich., and was employed in the oil fields for 13 years. Survivors include his father, and stepmother -- Earl Wilson II and Louise Wilson of Ash Flat, his mother, Barbara Wilson of Mount Pleasant, Mich.; his grandmother, Flora Cusick of Pleasant Hill, Mo.; his brother-in-law and sister, Sgt. ...
Wanda Lucille Gardner (02/02/03)
Wanda Lucille Gardner, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 13, 2002, at Salem. Born May 25, 1927, at Blanchard, Okla., she was the daughter of James Lenuel and Nola Mae Langston Potter. She married Kenneth R. Gardner Dec. 7, 1946, in San Francisco. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a traffic controller for Pacific Telephone Company from 1958, until her retirement in 1989. She was of the Baptist faith...
Woodrow Matheny (02/02/03)
Woodrow Wilson Matheny, 88, of Cave City died Nov. 20, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born June 17, 1914, at Cave City, he was the son of Dottie and Nora Hamilton Matheny. He was a retired service station owner and operator. He was a member of Eastside Southern Baptist Church in Cave City...
Wayne R. Wing (02/02/03)
Wayne R. Wing, 86, of Cherokee Village died May 30, 2002, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Sept. 2, 1915, he was the son of Harry S. and Eliza Vradenburg Wing of Pardeeville, Wis. He was employed in sales for the Oscar Mayer Co. ...
Virgie Patterson (02/02/03)
Virgie James Patterson, 103, of the Cedar Grove community near Cave City died Sept. 7, 2002, at her home. Born on Feb. 18, 1899, at Mobley, she was the daughter of William Elijah and Martha Lewallen James. She was a homemaker and a member of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church since 1911. She was a descendant of a pioneer family and lived within a few miles of her birth place...
Vera Powell (02/02/03)
Vera Phyllis Powell, 84, of Hammond, Ind., formerly of Ozark Acres, died March 31, 2002, at her home in Hammond. Born Nov. 29, 1917, in Ringgold County, Iowa, she was the daughter of Phillip Howard Morris and Ocea McDaniel Morris. She married William Powell of Ozark Acres July 2, 1955, in Davenport, Iowa. He preceded her in death Feb. 9, 1978...
Walter Farris (02/02/03)
"Pud" Walter Willis Farris, 84, of West Memphis died Jan. 27, 2002, in Memphis. Born Aug. 21, 1917, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Allen G. Farris and Minnie Lee Overton Farris. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II...
Walter B. Hall (02/02/03)
Walter Baxter Hall, 81, died Dec. 19, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 1, 1921, at Sage, he was the son of Baxter Hall and Stella Cockrill Hall. During his working years he was a cattle and forage farmer. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. However, he was primarily an educator, which was his life's devotion...
Margo Walden (02/02/03)
Margaret "Margo" Walden Scott Moore, 85, died Dec. 30, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 11, 1916, in Sharpsburg, Ky., she was the daughter of William Scott and Emma Quinn Scott. She was a 1936 graduate of nurse's training at Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Ky., her hometown. She later earned a bachelor's degree in nursing at a Naperville (Ill.) College...
Verna McKee (02/02/03)
Verna Thelma Russell McKee, 91, formerly of Horseshoe Bend died Oct. 30, 2002, in Missoula, Mont. She was born in Glendale, Ill., and retired after 20 years as an occupational and recreational therapist for the state of Illinois Mental Health Hospital. She was an active member of the White Shriners, Eastern Star, Lions Club, Illinois Club and Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church. She lived most of her life in various cities in Illinois before moving to Horseshoe Bend in 1978...
Virgil Feltner (02/02/03)
Virgil Feltner, 89, of Ravenden Springs died Dec. 21, 2002, at Randolph County Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Walnut Ridge.
Verda Dalton (02/02/03)
Verda Marie Dalton, 78, of Hardy died Nov. 4, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 13, 1923, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of William and Elsie Hull Rader. He preceded her in death Nov. 15, 1990. She was a dietician at the Beyer Memorial Hospital in Ypsilanti, Mich., for 20 years...
Virgil Cox (02/02/03)
Virgil D. Cox, 79, of Hardy died Sept. 15, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Sullivan County, Ind., he was the son of Nobel Cox and Gurtrude Hale Cox. He married Bernadene Near Dec. 8, 1943. He was a staff sergeant of the 749th Tank Battalion in the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He was employed by Northwest Steel and Wire Company in Sterling, Ill., as a scrap iron burner, and was of the Methodist faith...
Viva A. Smith (02/02/03)
Viva Adean Smith, 83, of Saffell died Oct. 29, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 20, 1919, in Strawberry, she was the daughter of Obie and Gertha Horn Eagan. She married Lewis Smith in May 1934. He preceded her in death Nov. 4, 1987...
Una Lee Shelton (02/02/03)
Una Lee Richardson Shelton, 82, of Sidney died Jan. 8, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 8, 1920, at Sage, she was the daughter of Isaac Benjamin and Anne Edwards Richardson. She graduated from Melbourne High School in 1938 and attended Arkansas State College from 1938 to 1940. She worked for the Federal Housing Authority in the Washington, D.C., area until she retired in the early 1970s. She was a member of Sidney Baptist Church...
Jean Thelma Tolley (02/02/03)
Jean Thelma Geyer Tolley died Dec. 30, 2001, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 17, 1910, at Centerville, Ohio, she was an artist, a member of the Ark Artists Club of Mountain Home, and had been an active member of the Dayton Society Painters and Sculptors and the Tri-Art Club of Dayton, Ohio, for 25 years...
Theresa Roach (02/02/03)
Theresa A. Roach, 92, of Lansing, Kan., died May 29, 2002, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lansing. Born Aug. 17, 1909, in Raymore, Mo., she was the sixth of eight children of Frank and Lutitia Danner Sappington. She and her husband lived in Cherokee Village from 1977 to 1999...
Thelma Hazel Scharrer (02/02/03)
Thelma Hazel Scharrer, 78, of Salem died Jan. 3, 2003, at Salem. Born April 18, 1924, at St. Joseph, Mo., she was the daughter of Jack and Hazel Effie Mozingo Shay. She married Alex Wade and to this union three children were born. She later married Ashton Scharrer. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a homemaker...
Reba Taylor (02/02/03)
Reba Qualls Taylor, 90, of Evening Shade died Nov. 30, 2001, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born May 29, 1911, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of John Henry and Sallie Bell Haley Qualls. She was a member of Bear Creek Methodist Church at Evening Shade...
Thomas A. Wallace (02/02/03)
Thomas A. Wallace, 85, of Evansville, Ind., died Oct. 10, 2002, at Deaconess Hospital. He was a graduate of Reitz High School. He retired after 42 years of service from Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company in 1980. He was a foreman at the Ohio River and Cully Station Power Plants...
Talena Ann Armstead (02/02/03)
Talena Ann Armstead, 19, of Ash Flat died Dec. 7, 2002, in Ravenden in an automobile accident. Born Aug. 6, 1983, in Salem, she was the daughter of Nelson and Julia Smith Armstead of Ash Flat. She was a member of Cherokee Village First Baptist Church, the 4-H Club, Hillbilly Horseshoe Association and the Tri-County Cattleman's Association. She graduated from Highland High School in 2001...
Dorthy Schimack (02/02/03)
Dorthy Schimack, 88, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 8, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 12, 1913, in Chicago she was the daughter of Matilda Buchler Schimack and Frank Schimack. She was an aid for the fathers at St. Rita's Catholic School in Chicago for 32 years. She lived in Cherokee Village for the past 15 years after retiring and was a member of St. Michael's Church in Cherokee Village...
Roy Sims (02/02/03)
Roy Thomas Sims, 71, of Mammoth Spring, died Nov. 25, 2001, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 24, 1930, in Wardell, Mo., he was the son of George and Mary Eva Fourthman Sims. He married to Lillian Savage on Sept. 4, 1948, in Piggott...
Leon Simpson (02/02/03)
Leon Webster Simpson, 88, of Poughkeepsie, died Feb. 7, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 16, 1913, at Poughkeepsie, he was the son of Carl E. and Rebecca Jane "Jenny" Howard Simpson. He was a farmer, retired from Gen. Corp., a member and past master and secretary of the Poughkeepsie Masonic Lodge, a charter member of the Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department and a member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Michael Statler (02/02/03)
Michael Anthony Statler, 51, of Agnos died Jan. 28, 2002, at his home. Born Sept. 23, 1950, in Bakersfield, Mo., he was the son of John A. Statler and Ruby Faye Earle Statler. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served from 1970 until 1972. ...
Stephen Seibert Jr. (02/02/03)
Stephen Martin Seibert Jr., 95, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 6, 2003, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Dec.1, 1907, in Salem, Pa., he was the son of Stephen Seibert Sr. and Dora Mizlo Seibert. He married Dorothea Symmonds July 14, 1949, in Bluegrass, Iowa. ...
Bob Steel (02/02/03)
Robert J. (Bob) Steele, 85, of Cherokee Village, died Jan. 3, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 26, 1916, on the family farm in LeMars, Iowa, he was the son of Lee R. and Hattie Laux Steele. He attended his first seven years of school at the country school in LeMars, then LeMars Junior High School and graduated from LeMars Central High School in 1934. ...
Millie Violet Swartz (02/02/03)
Millie Violet Swartz, 82, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 17, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She was born Dec. 4, 1919, in Liberty, Kan., the daughter of Leone McCorkle and Victor Santar. She worked as a nurse's aide and also worked at Baxter Lab. She was a member of Highland Assembly of God in Highland...
Patricia Stewart (02/02/03)
Patricia A. Stewart, 71, of Cherokee Village, died Dec. 12, 2001, at her home. Born Dec. 4, 1930, she was the daughter of Howard Arndt and Mabelle Hagarty Arndt. She married Harold Stewart July 15, 1950. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2000. She was an employee with the Lost Nation Airport before retiring. She had lived in Cherokee Village for about 10 years...
Helen Strater (02/02/03)
Helen Mithilda Strater, 90, of Hardy died Aug. 10, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. She was born Feb. 5, 1912, in Wynne, Ark. She was the daughter of Gus Henry Spilley and Ida Frieda Straub Spilley. She retired as a certified nurses aide from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Cherokee Village. She was a member of the Highland Lioness Club for many years and also the American Legion Auxiliary. She was of the Baptist faith...
Ernest Sunderlin (02/02/03)
Ernest W. Sunderlin, 88, of Horseshoe Bend, died Dec. 6, 2001, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. He was past master, past high priest Royal Arch of the Masons in Wisconsin, past patron Order of the Eastern Star, past president of Arkansas Flying Farmers and vice chairman of the Horseshoe Bend Airport Commission...
Virgil Sussenbach (02/02/03)
Virgil G. Sussenbach, 95, of Greenville, Ill., died Sept. 12, 2001, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Greenville. Born Sept. 19, 1905, in Old Ripley Township, Ill., he was the son of Gus Conrad Sussenbach and Minnie Olive Gillespie Sussenbach. He grew up...
John Scott (02/02/03)
John Russell Scott, 57, of Evening Shade died Jan. 17, 2002, at his home. Born Sept. 24, 1944, in Forrest City, he was the son of John William and Pauline Goad Scott. He worked in the water treatment department at Town-send in Bateville. Survivors include his special friend, Shirley Townsend of Cave City; four sons -- Don Scott, John Scott and Frankie Scott, all of Hughes, and Josh Scott of Cave City; a stepdaughter, Rachel Townsend of Cave City; his mother, Pauline Parker of Gilmer, Texas; two brothers -- Lester Scott of West Memphis, and Herschell Scott of Arizona; two sisters -- Billie Underwood of Widener, and Shirley Paulette Scott of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Arvil A. Satterwhite (02/02/03)
Arvil A. Satterwhite, 86, of Cave City died Jan. 5, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 3, 1916, near Sandtown, he was the son of Giddy D. and Lou Willie Russ Satterwhite. He was retired from International Shoe Com-pany in Batesville and was a member of the Pools Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Sandtown where he served as deacon for many years...
Ed Sanford (02/02/03)
Ed Sanford, 71, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 29, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 7, 1930, in Morris, Ill., he was the son of William and Lois Howe Sanford. He was a graduate of Lake Forest Academy and Amherst College in Massachusetts. ...
Samuel McLain (02/02/03)
Samuel McLain, 81, of Ash Flat duded Aug. 29, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born in May 31, 1920, in Anestin, Ala., he was the son of Columbus and Mattie McCurry McLain. He was a retired plimber and a member of First Baptist Church of Ash Flat.Survivors include his wife, Hazel; six sons - Benny McLain, Ronald McLain and Terry McLain, all of Saddle, Danny McLain of Coos Bay, Ore., Donald McLain of Ash Flat, and Samuel McLain of Atlanta; two daughters - Tracy Carroll of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Barbara Svazes of Orlando, Fla.; and 12 grandchildren.. ...
Seguard Hall (02/02/03)
Seguard Arthur Hall, 79, of Batesville died Dec. 26, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born March 30, 1923, in Laredo, he was the son of Jesse James and Thelma Ethel James Hall. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and worked for the Farmer's Market in Batesville. He was of the Presbyterian faith...
Ryan May (02/02/03)
Ryan May, 16, of Hardy died Sept. 6, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Ryan was an 11th-grade student at Highland High School where he was a member of the school band and a member of First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village...
Lonnie Curtis (02/02/03)
Lonnie Adron Curtis, 64, of Cave City died May 20, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 17, 1937, at Emery, he was the son of Esthal and Bertha McLeod Curtis. He retired from GenCorp after 32 years, he was a member of the Sharp County Farm Bureau Board of Directors and a member of Rings Chapel Missionary Baptist Church...
Dorothy Wess (02/02/03)
Dorothy Jean Wess, 67, of Ash Flat died May 25, 2002. Born March 10, 1935, in Stewartville, Ala., she was the daughter of Desta Adel Gilliland Ward and Aaron Ward. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband Doyle Wess; a son, Charles Honeycutt of Stewartville, Ala; two daughters -- Kay Honeycutt and Sharry Trawick, both of Stewartville, Ala; a sister, Mary Roper of Sylacaga, Ala; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Alvina Sharp (02/02/03)
Alvina M. Sharp, 76, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 13, 2001, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 24, 1925, in Wisconsin, she was the daughter of Anthony and Ann (Grenda) Raynor Sr. She was a registered nurse for 20 years. ...
Steven G. Smith (02/02/03)
Steven G. Smith, 17, of Ash Flat died Dec. 23, 2002, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 5, 1985, in Batesville, he was the son of Scott A. Smith and Diane Lynn Powell. Survivors include his father, Scott A. Smith of Ozark Acres; his mother, Diane L. ...
Margaret Self (02/02/03)
Margaret M. Self, 77, of Horseshoe Bend died Nov. 23, 2001, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 14, 1924, in Chicago, Ill., she was the daughter of Joseph Espinosa and Florence Strout Espinosa. She married Norman "Hank" Self Nov. 18, 1944, in Oak Park. Ill., and was a member of St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
Aline Selby (02/02/03)
Aline Selby, 83, of Kansas City, Mo., died March 26, 2002, at North Kansas City Hospital. Born April 14, 1918, in Ash Flat, she lived the past 45 years in the Kansas City area. She was a devoted member of the Church of Christ, a faithful wife and loving mother...
Eddie Ennis (02/02/03)
Eddie Lee Ennis, 78, of Williford died May 17, 2002, at his home. Born March 8, 1924, in Calument, he was the son of Jessie Denton Ennis and Gertrude Dodson Ennis. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department and a member of the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy...
Robert Williams (02/02/03)
Robert Lee Williams, 90, of Cherokee Village died May 21, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing Center in Ash Flat. He was born Oct. 7, 1911, in Amity, Ind. He married Frances A. Palmer Oct. 7, 1941, in Sullivan, Ind. He retired as a master mechanic from Mitchel & Scott Machine Company in Indianapolis. He was a Mason, Scottish Rite and a member of Cherokee Village Men's Golf Association...
Ralph Wegner (02/02/03)
Ralph Wegner, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died March 21, 2002, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in Randalia, Iowa. She was involved in farming and also a real estate agent for Carriage Trade Realty in Horseshoe Bend. Survivors included his wife, Marcia; three sons and two daughters-in-law -- Dennis and Joanne Wegner of Kansas City, Mo., Doyle and Linda Wegner of Sumner, Iowa, and Kerry Wegner of Waterloo, Iowa; a daughter and son-in-law -- Linda and John Regas of Iowa; two sisters -- Mildred Burrack of Strawberry Point, Iowa, and Marion Kehoe of Fayette, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.. ...
Willard "Buck" Rush (02/02/03)
Willard L. "Buck" Rush, 81, of Evening Shade, died Nov. 21, 2001, at his home. Born July 5, 1920, at Evening Shade to Walter V. and Molly Ford Rush. Formerly of Noblesville, Ind., he retired from Firestone Industrial Products in 1981 after more than 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a member of the Masonic Lodge F&AM 74, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Hershel T. Runsick (02/02/03)
Hershel T. Runsick, 85, of Evening Shade died Dec. 9, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 16, 1916, near Poughkeepsie, he was the son of William B. and Betty Catherine Gaff Runsick. He was a farmer and a member of Powell's Chapel United Methodist Church at Poughkeepsie...
Jennifer Rollins (02/02/03)
Jennifer M. Rollins, 26, of St. Rio, Ill., died as a result of a car accident near Rio March 9, 2002. Born Oct. 3, 1975, in Peoria, Ill., she was the daughter of Michael S. and Debra L. Miller Clinch. She married Andrew J. Rollins Feb. 29, 2000, in Galesburg, Ill...
Emma Ross (02/02/03)
Emma Charlene Ross, 59, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 26, 2001, at the Round Rock Medical Center in Round Rock, Texas. Born Sept. 18, 1942, in Canon City, Colo., she was the daughter of Charlie Floyd Sale and Beatrice Lorraine Comer Sale. She married Joe Allen Ross Oct. ...
Ruth Spray (02/02/03)
Ruth Thompson Spray, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died July 5, 2002, at St. Vincent's Infirmary in Little Rock. Born Nov. 8, 1918, in Hardy, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Shane Spicer. She was a graduate of Hardy High School, a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Arkansas Real Estate Associa-tion, Horseshoe Bend United Methodist Church and the Mary Circle of the church. ...
Rita Lobbins (02/02/03)
Rita Gertrude Lobbins, 73, of Ash Flat died Sept. 7, 2002, at her home. Born Jan. 5, 1929, in Aroostick, Maine, she was the daughter of Raymond Spooner and Francis Green Spooner. She worked as a self-employed caregiver for many years. She was a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served during the Korean Conflict. ...
Roland Miller (02/02/03)
Roland "Bud" Bernard Miller, 75, of Cherokee Village died June 6, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 9, 1926, in Antigo, Wis., he was the son of Bernard Miller and Mildred McKinnon Miller. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Navy. He retired as a supervisor for Schlitz Brewery. While living in Wisconsin, he was an official/referee for WISAA and a charter member of the H-Mount Rover Boys...
Retta Morgan (02/02/03)
Retta Grissom Morgan, 94, died March 26, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. She married John Grissom in 1926 and they had four children. He preceded her in death. She married Alva Morgan in 1966. He also preceded her in death...
Robert Morris (02/02/03)
Robert C. Morris, 89, died March 21, 2002, at his home in Cherokee Village. He served as a 1st lieutenant in World War II and was decorated with two Bronze Stars. He retired from the USDA Forestry Service as a research scientist in entomology (study of insects) and was a member of St. ...
Mabel Roberts (02/02/03)
Mabel Jane Roberts, 84, of Smithville, died Nov. 20, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 23, 1916, in Jesup, she was the daughter of George Parker and Belle Turnbow Morgan Sr. She was a homemaker and a member of Eli Lindsey Memorial United Methodist Church at Jesup...
Blaine Rogers (02/02/03)
Blaine Franklin Rogers, 62, of Corning died Jan. 29, 2002, at the VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Born May 4, 1939, in Supply, he was the son of George Washington Marvel Rogers and Pearl Marie Fenton Carmickle. He was married June 11, 1985, to Shirley Ruth Newingham. He was self-employed as a barber, before his retirement. He was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, and was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Corning. He had a cabin in this area and spent time here...
Robert F. Clark (02/02/03)
Robert Franklin Clark, 82, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 31, 2002, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Dec. 25, 1919, in Charlottesville, Va., he was the the son of Benjamin Franklin Clark and Georgeanna Hoffman Clark. He was retired from the United States Air Force, having served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He also flew in the Berlin Airlift. He retired from the United States Air Force as a lieutenant colonel after 28 years...
Rocky Gene Sherrell (02/02/03)
Rocky Gene Sherrell, 41, of Ash Flat died Dec. 18, 2002, in Bandmill. Born Feb. 10, 1961, in Batesville, he was the son of Shelby and Lou Jackson Sherrell. He was a carpenter. He was a member of Myron Community Church and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his parents of Myron; two daughters -- Roxanne LaDawn Sherrell of Newark, and Heather Jo Sherrell of Center; and a sister, Tangi LaDawn Sowell of Dallas...
Ray Harelson (02/02/03)
Ray Harelson, 77, died May 14, 2002, at Batesville Nursing Home. He was born Aug. 10, 1924, in Roswell, N.M. Survivors include a sister, Ruby Cox; a brother, Paul Harelson; a son, James Harelson; a step-son, David Holland; and three grandchildren. A memorial services was May 26 at Faith Assembly of God Church in Evening Shade, with Jerry Brown officiating...
Rosco H. Mullins (02/02/03)
Rosco Harlin Mullins, 81, of Ash Flat died Nov. 26, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 29, 1921, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Roscoe Mullins and Emma Roberts Mullins. He married Velma Dillard Sept. 15, 1949, in Ash Flat. He worked many years in the farming industry before retiring...
Francis Rhodes (02/02/03)
Francis Wells Rhodes, 73, of Ravenden Springs died Feb. 14, 2002, at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Born Oct. 12, 1928, in Memphis, she was the daughter of Walter and Tricie Wells Gray. She married John Rudolph Rhodes. She worked as a cashier for Wal-Mart in Pocahontas for many years and was a member of First Baptist Church of Ravenden Springs...
Rebecca Horn (02/02/03)
Rebecca J. Horn, 91, of Hardy died April 19, 2002, at Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. Born May 31, 1910, she was the daughter of Cora Bell Cozart Spicer and Charles Spicer. She was a homemaker and a member of United Methodist Church of Hardy...
Louise Rice (02/02/03)
Louise Dorothy Rice, 79, of Williford, formerly of West Helena, died Jan. 27, 2002, at her home. Born Dec. 7, 1922, in Rim Rock, Wash., she was the daughter of Glenn Edward and Evelyn Lillian Whitner Babbitt. She married Chester Dean Rice Dec. 24, 1943, in Medford, Ore. He preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1999. She was employed by Gibson's Depart-ment Store in West Helena, and was a member of the Ward Street Church of Christ in Hardy...
Hubert Richardson (02/02/03)
Hubert Harvey Richardson, 77, of Hardy died Dec. 10, 2001, at his home. Born Aug. 27, 1924, in Doxey City, Okla., he was the son of the Frank Harvey and Maude Elizabeth Poore Richardson. He was a self-employed farmer, cattleman and lumberjack. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy...
Robert J. Wade (02/02/03)
Robert "Bobby" J. Wade, 59, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 23, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born July 23, 1943, in Lepanto, he was the son of Joyce Weaver Wade and C. Wade of Cherokee Village. He was an off-shore pipeline construction worker. He served eight years in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and was of the Baptist faith...
Ruth Hooten Lewis (02/02/03)
Ruth Hooten Lewis, 92, of Strawberry died July 7, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lynn, she was the daughter of Josephus and Amanda Robinson Hooten. She was a homemaker and the widow of Dee Fowler. A member of the Church of Christ, she had lived at Strawberry most of her life...
Rose Chase (02/02/03)
Rose Chase, 86, of Ash Flat died Nov. 29, 2002, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab. She was born Aug. 8, 1916, in Silver Canada Manitoba the daughter of the late William Tupis and Sophia (Zowolo-wska) Tupis. She was self employed as a beautician. She was a member of the Newhaven Baptist Church and the bowling league...
Joseph Repech (02/02/03)
Joseph J. Repech, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 12, 2001, at Baxter Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was retired from the Milwaukee Police Department, having spent 25 years of service. He was a charter member and third and fourth degree of the Knights of Columbus,...
Phyllis Thompson (02/02/03)
Phyllis Elizabeth Thompson, 71, of Cherokee Village died Oct. 8, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born April 10, 1931, she was the daughter of Alpha Simmer Higgs and Phillip Higgs in Hornel, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a former computer tech. She was a devoted member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church and choir, and the Kiwanis Club of Cherokee Village...
Zela V. Puckett (02/02/03)
Zela V. Puckett, 92, of Cave City died Dec. 10, 2001, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. Born May 5, 1909, at Sidney she was the daughter of Joe Clark and Annie Irene Cole Arnold. She was a homemaker and a member of Cave City First United Methodist Church...
Charles V. Pummill (02/02/03)
Charles Virgil Pummill, 77, of Oxford departed this life Aug. 12, 2002, at his home. Pummill was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Champaign, Ill. He was married to the former Marianna Bennett 29 years until her death. Following her death his companion for 18 years was Peg Danus until her death in 2000...
Ronald Allen Tucker (02/02/03)
Ronald Allen Tucker, 78, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 10, 2003, at his home. Born Dec. 26, 1924, in Hollywood, Mo., he was the son of Birdie Batterton Branum Tucker and Robert Audie Tucker. He was a county agent for Caruthersville and New Madrid counties. After retiring he sold agriculture irrigation systems to the prison systems in Alabama...
Lawrence Raupp (02/02/03)
Lawrence Stanley Raupp, 67, of Mount Pleasant died March 28, 2002, at his home. Born Nov. 3, 1934, in Arlington Heights, Ill., he was the son of Albinus and Elizabeth Stanley Raupp. He spent most of his working years as a meat cutter in the Arlington Heights area. In the late 1990s he retired to Mount Pleasant. He married Lorene McDillion in February of 1972. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church in Horseshoe Bend...
William Ray Rawling (02/02/03)
William "Ray" Rawling, 73, of Ash Flat, formerly of Oscoda, Mich., died June 3, 2002, in Greenbush, Mich. Born Jan. 27, 1929, in Detroit, he married the former Beverly J. Campbell July 16, 1948, in Royal Oak, Mich. He worked for Michigan Bell for 33 years and retired in 1979...
Raymond Porter (02/02/03)
Staff Sgt. Raymond Thomas Porter, 31, of Fort Belvoir, Va., formerly of Hardy, died Jan. 16, 2002, at Fort Belvoir. Born Jan. 26, 1970, in Pueblo, Colo., he was the son of Charles and Joyce Traw Porter. He was a graduate of Highland High School. He entered the military in 1989. He was a veteran of Desert Storm and was currently stationed at Fort Belvoir with the United States Army. He had been stationed at Fort Belvoir for the past five years coming from the 5th SF Group...
Grace L. Poteete (02/02/03)
Grace Lee Poteete, 90, of Ash Flat, formerly of Memphis, died Sept. 5, 2002, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Sept. 5, 1912, in Hope, she was the daughter of the Mr. and Mrs. E.O. Beaver. She marred Jessie "Pete" Durmint Poteete in 1928 in Arizona. He preceded her in death in 1974. She was a housewife and a member of First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Daphney Powell (02/02/03)
Daphney Irene Powell, 71, of Mammoth Spring died Dec. 14, 2001, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 23, 1930, in Lepanto, she was the daughter of John S. and Beade Irene Henson Faulkner. She married Coy Douglas Powell Jan. 24, 1948, in Trumann...
Patsy Ruth Bradford (02/02/03)
Patsy Ruth Kay Hoke Bradford, 63, of Evening Shade died Oct. 24, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 24, 1938, at Lunsford, she was the daughter of Clifford and Hazel Menson Hoke. She was retired from International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 93 in San Jose, Calif., a 15 year member of Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 8042 in Evening Shade and was of the Baptist faith...
Otto Duke (02/02/03)
Otto Duke, 90, of Sidney died Sept. 8, 2002, at Sharp Nursing Home in Sidney. Born Sept. 11, 1911, in Piney Fork, he was the son of Henry Duke and Pearlee Fletcher Duke. He was a retired farmer and timberman. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Evening Shade and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Evening Shade...
Ovella Jane Marlin (02/02/03)
Ovella Jane Marlin, 100, of Batesville died Dec. 15, 2002, at Woodlawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born Nov. 13, 1902, at Anderson, she was the daughter of Thomas L. and Josephine Chestnut Scribner. She was a homemaker and a member of the 20th Street Baptist Church in Batesville...
Ollie Lorene Lowe (02/02/03)
Ollie Lorene Lowe, 76, of Hardy died Sept. 28, 2002, at her home. Born Sept. 12, 1926, in Kensett, she was a homemaker and a member of Spring Lake Baptist Church in Ozark Acres. Survivors include five sons and their wives -- Bruce and Cathy Lowe of Jonesboro, James and Barbara Lowe of Blytheville, Terry and Cindy Lowe of Hardy, Wayne C. ...