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Stories from Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Vista Mae Robbins (12/16/03)
Vista Mae Robins, 83, of Phoenix died Dec. 12, 2003. Born Feb. 21, 1920, near Ash Flat, she and her family lived in Ash Flat throughout her early life. Shortly after World War II, she and her husband, Noble, started a career with Greyhound Post House that carried them through Texas, Mississippi, Virginia and New Mexico before they moved to Phoenix in 1957. They managed the Phoenix Post House for a number of years before her retirement...
Paul Lagerstrom (12/16/03)
Paul William Lagerstrom Sr., 71, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Galesburg, Ill., died Dec. 6, 2003, at the OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill. Born May 27, 1932, in Galesburg, he was the son of Harry Carl and Jenny A. Johnson Lagerstrom...
Jasper Hutchison Jr. (12/16/03)
Jasper Harold Hutchison Jr. 54, of Evening Shade died Dec. 11, 2003, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Nov. 30, 1949, at Waco, Texas, he was the son of Jasper H. Hutchison Sr. and Lydia Duncan Hutchison of Evening Shade. He was a financial advisor for American Express and a member of Believers Community Church. ...
George Dale Spurlock (12/16/03)
George Dale Spurlock, 43, of Evening Shade died Dec. 4, 2003, near his home. Born Feb. 5, 1960, at Batesville, he was the son of Paschal G. and Johnnie L. Wolfe Spurlock. He was a barber, a truck driver and of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors include his parents -- Paschal and Johnnie Spurlock of Evening Shade; two daughters -- Cori Conyers and Sara Pickren, both of Mount Pleasant; a dear friend, Mattie Spurlock of Mount Pleasant; a sister and brother-in-law -- Renee and Chan Bailey of Evening Shade; and a nephew and niece-in-law -- Shannon and Amanda Bailey of Jonesboro.. ...
Don Weston Tucker (12/16/03)
Don Weston Tucker, 65, of Loudon, Tenn., died Dec. 9, 2003, at Loudon. Born July 9, 1938, in Sharp County, he was the son of Roy Alfred and Tressie Martin Tucker. He retired following 29 years with Cooper Communities Inc., was a real estate broker, owned Tux Realty Company in Loudon, and was a member and Sunday school teacher of Loudon Church of Christ...
Della Frances Cross (12/16/03)
Della Frances Cross, 94, of Ash Flat died Dec. 8, 2003, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. Born Nov. 10, 1909, at Nettleton, she was a homemaker. Survivors include two sons -- Larry Cross of Cherokee Village and Carl Cross Jr.; and two daughters -- Jean Lough and Ruby Riess...
Bertie B. Allen (12/16/03)
Bertie B. Allen, 94, of Cave City died Dec. 11, 2003, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Jan. 30, 1909, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Rush and Adda Mae Ford Felts. She was a homemaker and a member of Eutopia Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Coy R. Allen of Cave City; a sister, Vernie Snow of Cave City; three grandchildren -- Debra Edgin of Batesville, Kenny Allen of Orlando, Fla., and John Showalter of Atlanta; four great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren...