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Stories from Tuesday, April 29, 2003

William McGowan (04/29/03)
William Fredric McGowan, 66, of Bono died April 25, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 27, 1936, in Bono, he was the son of Willie and Clara Golden McGowan. He was a member of Herman Baptist Church. He had lived in the Bono area all of his life and was retired from Riceland Foods...
Wilma Bolin (04/29/03)
Wilma Bolin, 80, of Batesville died April 26, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 14, 1922, at Magness, she was the daughter of Jim and Nettie Myrtle Page Canady. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include two daughters -- Wilma Jo Highfill of Jenkins, Ky., and Billie Reece McDonald of Ash Flat; a sister, Lorene Defreece of Southside; three grandchildren -- William Thomas Jernigan of Salado, Melissa Barber of Southside, and Tammy Mullins of Jenkins, Ky.; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Vera Ward (04/29/03)
Vera Lorea Caruthers Ward, 86, of Salem died April 25, 2003, at Salem. Born March 7, 1917, at Oxford, she was the daughter of David Lee and Addie Lou Carter Caruthers. She married T.C. Ward on Oct. 28, 1939, at Oxford, and to this union four children were born. ...
Virgie Mae Gill (04/29/03)
Virgie Mae Gill, 73, of Glencoe died April 18, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 12, 1929, in Peace Valley, she was the daughter of Marion and Eliza Martin Gilbreath. She married Millard Gill April 20, 1945, at Ash Flat, and to this union five children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Southern Baptist Church...
Robert Nicolai (04/29/03)
Robert Louis Nicolai, 71, of Cherokee Village died April 25, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 8, 1932, at Berkeley, Calif., was the son of Edwin Edward and Iris Edna Snodderly Nicolai. He was a retired printer and an U.S. Navy veteran...
Lucy Walling (04/29/03)
Lucy Ann Davis Walling 84, of Springdale, formerly of Jesup, died April 23, 2003, at Holland North Nursing Home in Springdale. Born Aug. 25, 1918, at Eaton, she was the daughter of Carl Lucian and Retta Mae Webb Davis. She was a homemaker and a member of Springdale Missionary Baptist Church of Springdale...
Leland F. Mize (04/29/03)
Leland F. Mize, 73, of Strawberry died April 17, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born March 7, 1930, at Calamine, he was the son of Tolah and Mildred Campbell Mize. He was assistant vice president for the Peoples Bank of Strawberry for several years and a farmer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Smithville and was of the Methodist faith...
John Cunningham (04/29/03)
John Ernest Cunningham, 70, of Salem died April 22, 2003, at Salem. Born March 21, 1933, at Camp, he was the son of Willis Ernest and Johnnie Florence Hall Cunningham. He married Sherry A. Ellis Dec. 20, 1963, at Cave City. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a night watchman. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, and was of the Protestant faith...
Carrie Hudson (04/29/03)
Carrie Ray Sellers Hudson, 90, of Batesville died April 21, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 29, 1912, at Desha, she was the daughter of John D. and Liza Jane Sellers. She was a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Thomas Sellers of Batesville; a grandson, Larry Sellers of Guion; a granddaughter, Melissa Rounds of Batesville; five great-grandsons -- Matthew Sellers, Joshua Sellers, Christopher Sellers, Marty Sellers and Cortlen Rounds; two step-great-granddaughters -- Amanda Dobbs and Mary Fuller; six step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Frank Schissler (04/29/03)
Frank J. Schissler, 84, of Horseshoe Bend died April 24, 2003, at his home. He was born in Chicago and was a tool maker for a manufacturing company. He was a lifetime member of the Moose 431 in Mountain Home and the Horseshoe Bend Eagles. He served in the Army of the United States during World War II...
Effie G. Reed (04/29/03)
Effie G. Reed, 85, died April 16, 2003, in Ash Flat. Born Sept. 30, 1916, in Hardy, she was the daughter of John R. Gillihan and Alice Porter Gillihan. She married Hugh Todd in Hardy in 1942. He preceded her in death in 1966. In 1983 she married Everett Reed in Thayer, Mo. He preceded her in death in 1989...
Clifford N. Hobbs Sr. (04/29/03)
Clifford N. Hobbs Sr., 50, of Cave City died April 21, 2003, at Memphis, Tenn. Born Oct. 12, 1952, at Memphis, he was the son of John and Doris Wages Hobbs. He was an auto body painter for Don Thompson Autoplex in Memphis. Survivors include his mother and stepfather -- Donald and Doris Smith of Horn Lake, Miss.; three sons -- James Denman and Jeffery Hobbs, both of Cave City, and Nathaniel Hobbs Jr. ...
Cody Lawson (04/29/03)
Marvin Cody Lawson Sr., 85, died April 11, 2003, at Thayer, Mo. Born Sept. 9, 1917, in Kettle, Ark., he was the son of Wiley A. Lawson and Maggie L. Dill Lawson. He married Edith McQuay in 1940. He later married Patricia Yandle. He served in the CC Camp at Camp Hedges, Ark., and Jackson Hole, Wyo. ...