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Stories from Tuesday, February 11, 2003

Valentine Czypera (02/11/03)
Valentine Czypera, 82, of Sidney, died Feb. 4, 2003, in Sidney. He was born Dec. 4, 1920, in Ludz, Poland. He married Carmen Bauer in Joliet, Ill., in 1959. During his working years, he was a quality control manager for the automotive industry. He served in the Royal English Air Force and was of the Catholic faith...
Rebecca Taylor (02/11/03)
Rebecca Taylor, 54, of Ash Flat died Feb. 9, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Sept. 19, 1948, at St. Rita's Hospital in Lima, Ohio, she was the daughter of Wilbur Judy and Catherine Sheffield Judy. She married Michael E. Taylor Sr. Nov. 27, 1970, in Newport, R.I. She was a veteran of the United States Navy and worked as a receptionist for over 20 years before retiring. She was of the Catholic faith...
Nyla Stricklin (02/11/03)
Nyla Gwen Stricklin, 51, of Ash Flat died Feb. 3, 2003, at Batesville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 24, 1951, in Helena, she was the daughter of Allen Stricklin and Dorothy Kennedy Stricklin. She was a member of Levesque Assembly of God...
Norma Jean Ramsey (02/11/03)
Norma Jean Ramsey, 64, of Ash Flat died Feb. 5, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Sept. 24, 1938, in Trumann, she was the daughter of Laura Ward Short and Edgar Lee Short. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Bill Ramsey Sr. ...
Lila F. Kallestad (02/11/03)
Lila F. Kallestad, 94, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 1, 2003, at her residence. Born March 24, 1908, in Osceola County, Iowa, she was the daughter of Alfred Mayer and Fannie Jackson Mayer. She worked as a teacher in Strong Lake, Iowa, for 10 years. She married Mat J. ...
Joseph William Culhane (02/11/03)
Joseph William Culhane, 67, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 4, 2003, at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. Born Nov. 14, 1935, in Chicago, he was the son of Thomas Culhane and Agnes Cline Culhane. He married Carol McDonald Oct. 25, 1958, in Chicago. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a retired meat cutter for Jewel Food Stores in Chicago...
Homer Jake O'Neal (02/11/03)
Homer Jake O'Neal, 89, of Glencoe died Feb. 4, 2003, at the Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 2, 1913, in Sikeston, Mo., he was the son of Mary Blanch Mathison O'Neal and Homer Oscar O'Neal. He was a farmer/furnace operator...
Donald Wayne Sholty (02/11/03)
Donald Wayne Sholty, 68, of Ozark Acres died Feb. 3, 2003, at his residence in Sharp County. He was a store clerk, and of the Methodist faith. Survivors include two brothers -- Robert Sholty of Peoria, Ill., and Darrell Sholty of Mapleton, Ill.; and a sister, Vivian Mason of Galesburg, Ill...
Dominick Gervasi (02/11/03)
Dominick Gervasi, 73, died at his residence in Cherokee Village Feb. 5, 2003. He was born in Chicago, and was a retired metallurgical engineer with A. Finkl and Sons. He moved to Cherokee Village from Elmwood, Ill. He served in the Army during the war in Korea and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Derek DeSanto (02/11/03)
Derek Lynn DeSanto, 19, of Melbourne, died Jan. 28, 2003, in Melbourne. Born May 1, 1983, in Salem, Ore., he was the son of Cindy Wynne of Ash Flat and Nicholas Joseph DeSanto. He attended school at Izard County Consolidated and Ozarka College. Survivors include his mother and stepfather -- Cindy and Kenneth Wynne of Ash Flat; his father, Nicholas Joseph DeSanto; two sisters -- Larisa Beck of Melbourne and Rebecca DeSanto of Trumann; a brother, Zacary Wynne DeSanto of Ash Flat; two stepsisters -- Sarah and Gennelle Wynne; a stepbrother, Joshua Wynne; two grandparents -- Wanda and Wes Brown of Horseshoe Bend; three nephews; two nieces; and many aunts and uncles.. ...
Betty J. Fisher (02/11/03)
Betty Jean Fisher, 76, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 7, 2003, at her home. Born Sept. 3, 1926, at Fremont, Mo., she was the daughter of John Franklin and Nell Bailey Davis. She married John Leyland in February 1945. He preceded her in death. On May 3, 1985, she married Russell Lester Fisher at Hardy...
A.J. Thompson (02/11/03)
Alva Jerome "A.J." Thompson, 84, of Hardy, formerly of McCrory, died Feb. 5, 2003, at South Baldwin Hospital in Foley, Ala. He was born in the Deview Community near McCrory and attended his first year of school there. He furthered his education in the McCrory Schools and was a football player in high school. He married Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Knight" Sept. 21, 1937...
Alvin Doyle Snider (02/11/03)
Alvin Doyle Snider, 57, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 5, 2003, at his residence. Born Aug. 23, 1945, he was the son of Lonnie and Gracie Sheepman Snider. He married Violet Louise Cox Dec. 13, 1986, in O'Kean. He was a self-employed carpenter and a member of Brighten Community Church in Paragould...