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Stories from Tuesday, July 29, 2003

Thelma Sykes (07/29/03)
Thelma D. Sykes, 81, of Cherokee Village died July 22, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan.7, 1922, in Short Creek, W. Va., she was the daughter of Minnie Murray McLaughlin and Melvin McGlaughlin. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Thelma Swetnam (07/29/03)
Thelma N. Swetnam, 85, of Hardy died July 25, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Oct. 14, 1917, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Dan Rogers and Bertha A. Davis Rogers. She was married to C. Floyd Swetnam in 1936 in Hardy. She was a homemaker and a member of the Community of Christ Church in Hardy...
Ranotta Perry (07/29/03)
Ranotta Ann Simmons Perry, 50, of Batesville died July 19, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 16, 1952, at Kansas City, Mo., she was the daughter of Charles and Imogene Watson Simmons. She was a social worker and a member of First Baptist Church of Batesville...
Robert McCracken (07/29/03)
Robert Gilbert McCracken, 15, of Cave City died July 25, 2003, in Clarksville. Born Nov. 12, 1987, at Calico Rock, he was a precious son of Dale and Cindy McCracken and Mitchell White. He was a 10th grade student at Mount Pleasant High School, a member of the senior boys basketball team, a member of FFA, a member of Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church and a member of Fools 4 Christ Drama Team...
Olean Crumley (07/29/03)
Olean L. Crumley, 76, of Cave City died July 23, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 30, 1927, at the Cedar Grove community, she was the daughter of Jessie and Sarah James Liles. She was retired from International Shoe Factory and was a member of Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church...
Marjory Quain (07/29/03)
Marjory Elizabeth "Betty" Quain, 75, of Ash Flat died July 26, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Detroit, she was the daughter of Noah Adams and Agnos Bateman Adams. She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and a member of St. Michael's Altar Society...
Martha Oliver (07/29/03)
Martha Elaine Oliver, 53, of Batesville died July 23, 2003, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born July 25, 1949, at Batesville, she was the daughter of Robert Burns and Vesta Lee Denton Baker. She was a retired nurse and a member of Rehobeth Baptist Church in Moorefield...
Mildred Holowell (07/29/03)
Mildred Holowell, 75, of Mount Pleasant died July 23, 2003, at Wood Lawn Nursing Home in Batesville. Born May 9, 1928, at Lafferty, she was the daughter o Thomas Boyd and Dona Hall Brooks. She was a homemaker and a member of Lafferty Community Church...
Martha Blessinger (07/29/03)
Martha Rachel Blessinger, 73, of Cherokee Village died July 25, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Aug. 6, 1929, in Orange County, Ind., she was the daughter of Charlie Terrell and Bertha Mae Owen Terrell. She worked in a furniture store for many years. She moved to the Sharp County area 10 years ago from Loogootee, Ind...
Larry Lyons (07/29/03)
Larry Kent Lyons, 46, of Cherokee Village died July 20, 2003, at his home. Born July 26, 1956, in Peoria, Ill., he was the son of Marie Wheaton Steele and Lewis Clinton Lyons. He was a construction carpenter and a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Ravenden Springs...
Lyndon Jackson (07/29/03)
The Rev. Dr. Lyndon M. Jackson, 82, died July 15, 2003, in Dallas. He was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Oilton, Okla. He was a graduate of Austin College and Austin Seminary, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from Arkansas College in 1987. He was a retired minister who served several churches in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. ...
Loper Chism (07/29/03)
Loper W. Chism, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home July 24, 2003. He was born in Chesterfield, Ill., and worked as a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth of the home; a son, Steven W. ...
John Ballard (07/29/03)
John R. Ballard, former justice of the peace and community leader in Cherokee Village, died July 25, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was 85. Ballard was justice of the peace from Cherokee Village, serving nine years on the Sharp County Quorum Court where he pushed for better accounting practices by the county. Prior to that he served as president of the Cherokee Village Suburban Improvement District Board of Commissioners for five years...
Hazel Adair (07/29/03)
Hazel Beatrice Adair, 87, of Magazine died July 21, 2003, at Booneville Community Hospital. Born Aug. 13, 1915, in Havana, she was the daughter of Albert Franklin and Mary Fannie Carpenter Baker. She retired after 22 years as a telephone operator for the Booneville Sanitarium. She was a homemaker and mother and was a member of Moores Chapel Community Church in Waveland...
Eunice Farless (07/29/03)
Eunice Fern Farless, 95, of Ash Flat died July 25, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Jan. 30, 1908, in Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Clinton Farless and Maryetta Evans Farless. She graduated from Ash Flat High School and attended college at Jonesboro, where she received her teacher's certificate. ...