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Stories from Monday, April 14, 2003

Willis S. Evins (04/14/03)
Willis S. Evins, 74, of Newport died April 4, 2003. Born Oct. 18, 1928, he was the son of Elzie and Rosie Green Evins. He married Dora Bolden Nov. 3, 1948. He was a manager, having retired from Synergy, LP Oil Company in 1991. He was a member of Holden Avenue Church of Christ in Newport and enjoyed fishing, hunting and quilting...
T.C. Ward (04/14/03)
T.C. Ward, 83, of Salem died April 6, 2003, at Salem. Born Dec. 5, 1919, at Franklin, he was the son of John Oliver and Zeffie Mae Williams Ward. He married Vera Lorea Caruthers Oct. 28, 1939, at Oxford. Ward spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a farmer. ...
Peggy Williams (04/14/03)
Peggy V. Williams, 98, of Horseshoe Bend died April 2, 2003, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was active in Ruth Class in the Union Avenue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn., and the Peabody Community Center in Memphis. Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Crone (James) of Horseshoe Bend; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Oral C. Dillard (04/14/03)
Oral C. Dillard, 86, of Franklin died March 29, 2003, in Mountain Home. Born on Dec. 23, 1916, in Violet Hill, he was the son of Tollie and Martha Cooksey Dillard. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Phillips, and to this union two children were born. During World War II, he served in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of staff sergeant. During his working years he was a farmer. He lived in Franklin his entire life...
Michael Shackelford (04/14/03)
Michael Carl Shackelford, 46, of Hardy died April 2, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 22, 1956, in Van Nuys, Calif., he was the son of Charlene Duvall Shackelford of Ash Flat, and Harry Shackelford of Ozark Acres. He was a construction worker and was of the Baptist faith...
Marvin Holland (04/14/03)
Marvin S. Holland, 87, of Poughkeepsie died March 31, 2003, at Central Arkansas Hospital in Searcy. Born July 6, 1915, at Ravenden Springs, he was the son of David Andrew and Elizabeth Gardner Holland. He was a farmer, a veteran of World War II and a member of Bettis Town Church of Christ...
Lynda Garrett (04/14/03)
Lynda Garrett, 56, of Cave City died April 9, 2003, at her home in Cave City. Born April 11, 1946, in Claremore, Okla., she was the daughter of Claude Vernon and Lula Mae Farris. She was a retired school teacher from Cord Charlotte Elementary School. She also owned and operated Garrett Accounting and Tax Service, and was a member of the Church of Christ at Cave City...
Jay Reding (04/14/03)
Jay Reding (Alfred Jr.), 40, of Cave City died April 6, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 7, 1962, at Batesville, he was the son of Alfred Sr. and Royce Lindsey Reding. He was a restaurant manager and of the Full Gospel faith...
Josephine Harper (04/14/03)
Josephine Ann Harper, 88, of Cherokee Village died April 2, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Nov 29, 1914, in Chicago, she was the son of Emil and Katherine Schodorf Schroeder. She married Edwin Harper Dec. 1, 1934, in Chicago. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village, the Ladies Auxiliary and Cherokee Village Elks Lodge...
Joe Bill Trivitt (04/14/03)
Joe Bill Trivitt, 66, of Springfield, Mo., died April 5, 2003, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Born March 30, 1937, in Salem, he was the son of Robert C. and Agnes Hammond Trivitt. He served in the U.S. Army and the Marines, and was a self-employed painter. He was of the Church of Christ belief...
Gery King (04/14/03)
Gery King, 44, of Bozeman, Mont., died He was the son of Robert King and Marietta Halter King of Cherokee Village. He was employed in the restaurant service. Survivors include two sons -- Jason King of Mt. Joy, Pa., and Jeffery King in the U.S. Army; and four sisters -- Debra Beauregard of Winter Springs, Fla., Sandra Bernard of Colonial, Colo., Carol Sommer of Land O'Lakes, Fla., and Rhonda Tanouvasa of Lakeland, Fla...
Frank Vlcek Jr. (04/14/03)
Frank John Vlcek Jr., 88, of Hardy died April 10, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Chicago, the son of Frank John and Francis Shmick Vlcek. He was a machinist and a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Florence Sikora Vlcek of Hardy, whom he married in 1942; a son, Robert Vlcek of Ballwin, Mo.; two daughters, Lynnda Welter of Cherokee Village, and Judith Doyle of Burwick, Maine; two brothers -- Rudolph Vlcek of Calumet City, Ill., and Laddie Vlcek of Medford Wis.; a sister, Martha Look of Des Plains, Ill.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Ethan Sikes (04/14/03)
Ethan Edward Scott Sikes of Hardy was still born April 10, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was the son of Rachel Sikes and Jeremy Sikes of Hardy. He was survived by his maternal grandparents, Stan and Kim McLendon of Wynne; paternal grandmother, Diane McCoy; paternal great-grandparents, Sam and Evelyn Bradley; maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Emma Mc-Lendon; aunt Rebecca Moran; uncles -- Matthew McLendon and Eric Sikes; and his maternal great-great-grandmother, Nelva Coker.. ...
Bert Monts (04/14/03)
Bert Edward Monts, 82, of Horseshoe Bend died April 9, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born March 31, 1921, in West Terre Haute, Ind., he was the son of Daniel E. Monts and Jesse May Summers Monts. He married Ruth C. Joy Dec. 27, 1945, in Terre Haute, Ind. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He entered active duty in 1945 and was discharged from active duty in 1960, serving during World War II and during the Korean Conflict...