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Stories from Tuesday, September 9, 2003

Elsie T. Neely (09/09/03)
Elsie T. Neely, 92, of Salem died Sept. 1, 2003, at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C. Born Dec. 4, 1910, in Agnos, she was the daughter of John Kinchen Estes and Ada Melinda Heath Estes. She married to Roy W; Neely Feb. 21, 1949, in Agnos and to this union one son was born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Samuel Sayers (09/09/03)
Samuel Herman Sayers, 95, of Cherokee Village died Sept. 1, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 9, 1908, in Mount Clements, Mich., he was the son of Samuel Sayers and Hilda Herman Sayers. He worked for many years as a concessionaire at a stand for the Lions Club in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was a member of the Broward County Association for The Blind in Fort Lauderdale...
Pauline Rogers (09/09/03)
Pauline Rogers, 86, of Ash Flat died Sept. 5, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Higginbotham Funeral Service Inc. of Hardy.
Patricia Madden (09/09/03)
Patricia Thompson Madden, 61, of Oak Park, Ill., died Aug. 31, 2003, in Oak Park. Survivors include a son and his wife, Robert and Alice Baren of Oak Park; her father, Robert Thompson of Cherokee Village; a sister, Elizabeth Thompson Hewins; and a brother, Lawrence Robert Thompson...
Paul F. Ream (09/09/03)
Paul F. Ream, 82, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Kendallville, Ind., died Aug. 27, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Sept. 23, 1920, in Fawn River, Mich., he was the son of Frank and Claris Slack Ream. He married Ruth Runnestrand Oct.. 31, 1942, in Churubusco, Ind., and she preceded him in death June 8, 1993...
Nelson Lambert (09/09/03)
Nelson B. Lambert, 79, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Waverly and Decatur, Ill., died Aug. 20, 2003, in Waverly. Born Aug. 1, 1924, in Waverly, he was the son of Frank A. and Vera E. Lohman Lambert. He married Joyce Ann Reynolds in 1965 in Jacksonville...
Mary Booth (09/09/03)
Mary Elizabeth Booth of Williford died Sept. 7, 2003, after a brief, fierce battle with cancer. Born Sept. 1, 1929, in Williford, the daughter of Arthur and Mary Alice Hill Booth. Mary faced life headon with a brave heart and a caring hand. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Jenkins of Little Rock; a son, Michael Carnahan of Walnut Ridge; two sisters, Lucille Tucker and Jamie Holiway of Jonesboro; a brother, A.D. ...
Lawrence Swetnam (09/09/03)
Lawrence Swetnam, 89, of Ash Flat died Sept. 2, 2003, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 9, 1914, near Williford, he was the son of Oscar Benjamin Swetnam and Mary Belle Hill Swetnam. He grew up and attended school in the Little Barn Community and then went on to school in Hardy where he finished his education...
James Watson (09/09/03)
James Calvin Watson, 78, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Lakeland, Fla., died Sept. 4, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 8, 1925, in Chillicothe, Texas, he was the son of Albert and Loal Parl Osburn Watson. He served as a corporal in the U.S. Air Force in post World War II in Japan...
Irma Owens (09/09/03)
Irma Lee Owens, 69, of Horseshoe Bend died Sept. 2, 2003, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Oct. 5, 1933, at Ennis, Texas, she was the daughter of Thomas Leroy and Etta Mae Deail Greenhaw Wilson. In June 1952 she was married in Tijuana, Mexico, to Jack Owens. Before her retirement, she was employed as a waitress at Ramada Inn and was a member of the Elks Lodge...
Charles Sample (09/09/03)
Charles Wesley Sample, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died at his residence Sept. 2, 2003. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was retired from the Horseshoe Bend Police Department as a dispatcher and police officer. ...
Billy Bevil (09/09/03)
Billy Bevil, 74, of Hardy, died Sept. 2, 2003, in Ash Flat. Born Feb. 18, 1928, in Thaxton, Miss., he was son of Clyde William and Mary Opal Taylor Bevil. He was a retired truck driver and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his wife, Jean Bevil of Maumelle; a son, Randy Bevil of Horn Lake, Miss.; four daughters and sons-in-law -- Betty and Jimmy Brotherton of Horn Lake, Miss.; Amy and Jim Hussung of Hardy, Kelly and John Bryant of Maumelle, Becky and John Black of San Antonio; a brother, Jimmy Dale Bevill of Pearl, Miss.; five grandchildren -- Bridget Brotherton, Bethany Brotherton, Bryant Hussung, Chase Hussung and Morgan Black.. ...