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Stories from Tuesday, September 7, 2004

ALA lists flu shot sites (09/07/04)
With flu season approaching, the American Lung Association of Arkansas is concentrating its efforts on identifying locations, dates and times for all flu shot providers in Arkansas. The list will be available on the Lung Association's Web site (www.lungark.org) as a health service during flu season...
Arkansas State Police join drinking, driving campaign (09/07/04)
The Labor Day holiday is often a special time for family and friends to enjoy the final days of summer. Unfortunately, the holiday has become synonymous with a noted increase in impaired driving and alcohol related fatalities. The Arkansas State Police has announced its plans to again participate in the national campaign, You Drink & Drive -- You Lose, scheduled to run 16 days, beginning Aug. 27...
ALA lists flu shot sites (09/07/04)
With flu season approaching, the American Lung Association of Arkansas is concentrating its efforts on identifying locations, dates and times for all flu shot providers in Arkansas. The list will be available on the Lung Association's Web site (www.lungark.org) as a health service during flu season...
Arkansas State Police join drinking, driving campaign (09/07/04)
The Labor Day holiday is often a special time for family and friends to enjoy the final days of summer. Unfortunately, the holiday has become synonymous with a noted increase in impaired driving and alcohol related fatalities. The Arkansas State Police has announced its plans to again participate in the national campaign, You Drink & Drive -- You Lose, scheduled to run 16 days, beginning Aug. 27...
Della Deckard (09/07/04)
Della Deckard 85, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 11, 1919, in Winona, Mo., and died Aug. 20, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She married Tommy Deckard March 2, 1935, who survives her. Other survivors include a son, Troy Deckard of Alton, Mo., a daughter, Lola Gutzler of St. ...
Elsie Taylor-Horn (09/07/04)
Elsie Mae Taylor-Horn, 83, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died Aug. 17, 2004, at Logan Center Nursing Home in Logan, W.Va. She was born Jan. 4, 1921, at Many Islands, Ark. She was the first daughter of John Taylor and Lottie Taylor-Amos. She married Wallace Horn Jr. of Delbarton, W.Va., in November of 1947...
Jewel Davidson (09/07/04)
Jewel Cochran Burk Davidson's life journey began in Union, Ark., on Jan. 27, 1931, and ended in Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 24, 2004. She led a fruitful, colorful life marked by her love of God and a desire to help others. Her persistent nature and love of learning led her to complete her nurses training while rearing nine children. Jewel's humor, love of sewing and bountiful cooking style were among the many talents she shared with her family and friends...
Loree Sturgeon (09/07/04)
Loree Sturgeon, 84, of Koshkonong, Mo., formerly of Thayer, died Aug. 23, 2004, at Brook Haven Healthcare in West Plains, Mo. Born Dec. 1, 1919, in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Ben Jackson and Matilda Vogan Jackson. She was a housewife and mother and worked as a nurses aid for a nursing home for several years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was married to Fletcher Sturgeon at Alton, Mo...
Charles Lee Abbott (09/07/04)
Charles Lee Abbott, 65, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2004, at Pine Bluff. Born on March 26, 1939, at Maynard, Ark., he was the son of Neoma Risenhover Gann of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Earl Abbott. He spent his working years as a press operator for a newspaper. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Korean Conflict...
Leonard DuBois (09/07/04)
Leonard Max DuBois, Arcata, Calif., passed away on Aug. 17, 2004 at the home of his son, Ralph DuBois and family at McKinleyville, Calif. He was born in Thayer, Mo., on Aug. 24, 1928, to Com and Vira DuBois. After graduating from Thayer High School he joined the army...
Velma Whitworth (09/07/04)
Velma Lorene Whitworth, 82, of Washington, Ill., died July 4, 2004, at CSY St. Francis Medical Center in Illinois. Born Dec. 27, 1921, in Alton, Mo., she was the daughter of Chloe Murray McClanahan and George McClanahan. She was a school volunteer, a homemaker and was a member of Roland Manor Baptist Church in Washington, Ill...
Carnell Wayne Cheek (09/07/04)
Carnell Wayne Cheek 62, of Salem, son of Flossie Keeter Cheek and the late Arnold Cheek, was born June 9, 1942, in Yellville, Ark. He died Aug. 22, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He married Louetta Sanders Oct. 28, 967, in Salem, Ark. He was a dairy farmer for many years. He was a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Donald Ray Johnson (09/07/04)
Donald Ray Johnson, 63 of Wentzville, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died Aug. 24, 2004 at Cross Road Regional Medical Hospital in Wentzville. Born April 21, 1941, in Thayer, Mo., he was the son of Morris Lunn Johnson and Bertie Dawson Johnson. He was employed as an industrial machinist...
Irene V. Baptist (09/07/04)
Irene V. Baptist, 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 21, 2004, at the Hospice Care Center in Fitchburg, Wis. She was born Sept. 16, 1918, in Centralia, Ill., to Lawrence W. Varner and Samantha Bradley Varner. She was a mother, homemaker, caretaker and registered nurse for most of her life, providing care and comfort to many. She was a private duty nurse at Scholitz and Allen Hospitals and a staff nurse at Friendship Village in Waterloo, Iowa...
John Singleton Dangerfield (09/07/04)
John Singleton Dangerfield, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late James and Rosalie Yates Dangerfield, was born on Oct. 19, 1919, in Royalton, Ill. He died Aug. 27, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He was married to Dorothy Lee Middleswort on Feb. 23, 1956, at DeSoto County, Miss...
Joan Jones (09/07/04)
Joan Jones, 68, of Nelsonville, Ark., died Aug. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 7, 1935, at Manila, Ark., to Richard Benjamin and Dovie I. (Forsythe) Oates. She was a homemaker and member of the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Raymond Atkinson (09/07/04)
Raymond Henry Atkinson, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 24, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 1, 1922, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., he was the son of William Elijah Atkinson and Lee Bacon Atkinson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. ...
Donald Ray Johnson (09/07/04)
Donald Ray Johnson, 63 of Wentzville, Mo., formerly of Thayer, Mo., died Aug. 24, 2004 at Cross Road Regional Medical Hospital in Wentzville. Born April 21, 1941, in Thayer, Mo., he was the son of Morris Lunn Johnson and Bertie Dawson Johnson. He was employed as an industrial machinist...
Irene V. Baptist (09/07/04)
Irene V. Baptist, 85, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 21, 2004, at the Hospice Care Center in Fitchburg, Wis. She was born Sept. 16, 1918, in Centralia, Ill., to Lawrence W. Varner and Samantha Bradley Varner. She was a mother, homemaker, caretaker and registered nurse for most of her life, providing care and comfort to many. She was a private duty nurse at Scholitz and Allen Hospitals and a staff nurse at Friendship Village in Waterloo, Iowa...
John Singleton Dangerfield (09/07/04)
John Singleton Dangerfield, 84, of Salem, Ark., son of the late James and Rosalie Yates Dangerfield, was born on Oct. 19, 1919, in Royalton, Ill. He died Aug. 27, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He was married to Dorothy Lee Middleswort on Feb. 23, 1956, at DeSoto County, Miss...
Joan Jones (09/07/04)
Joan Jones, 68, of Nelsonville, Ark., died Aug. 26, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Oct. 7, 1935, at Manila, Ark., to Richard Benjamin and Dovie I. (Forsythe) Oates. She was a homemaker and member of the Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church at Nelsonville...
Della Deckard (09/07/04)
Della Deckard 85, of Alton, Mo., was born Dec. 11, 1919, in Winona, Mo., and died Aug. 20, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. She married Tommy Deckard March 2, 1935, who survives her. Other survivors include a son, Troy Deckard of Alton, Mo., a daughter, Lola Gutzler of St. ...
Elsie Taylor-Horn (09/07/04)
Elsie Mae Taylor-Horn, 83, of Chapmanville, W.Va., died Aug. 17, 2004, at Logan Center Nursing Home in Logan, W.Va. She was born Jan. 4, 1921, at Many Islands, Ark. She was the first daughter of John Taylor and Lottie Taylor-Amos. She married Wallace Horn Jr. of Delbarton, W.Va., in November of 1947...
Raymond Atkinson (09/07/04)
Raymond Henry Atkinson, 81, of Ash Flat, Ark., died Aug. 24, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Dec. 1, 1922, in Poughkeepsie, Ark., he was the son of William Elijah Atkinson and Lee Bacon Atkinson. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. ...
Velma Whitworth (09/07/04)
Velma Lorene Whitworth, 82, of Washington, Ill., died July 4, 2004, at CSY St. Francis Medical Center in Illinois. Born Dec. 27, 1921, in Alton, Mo., she was the daughter of Chloe Murray McClanahan and George McClanahan. She was a school volunteer, a homemaker and was a member of Roland Manor Baptist Church in Washington, Ill...
Carnell Wayne Cheek (09/07/04)
Carnell Wayne Cheek 62, of Salem, son of Flossie Keeter Cheek and the late Arnold Cheek, was born June 9, 1942, in Yellville, Ark. He died Aug. 22, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He married Louetta Sanders Oct. 28, 967, in Salem, Ark. He was a dairy farmer for many years. He was a member of the Salem First Baptist Church...
Leonard DuBois (09/07/04)
Leonard Max DuBois, Arcata, Calif., passed away on Aug. 17, 2004 at the home of his son, Ralph DuBois and family at McKinleyville, Calif. He was born in Thayer, Mo., on Aug. 24, 1928, to Com and Vira DuBois. After graduating from Thayer High School he joined the army...
Charles Lee Abbott (09/07/04)
Charles Lee Abbott, 65, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2004, at Pine Bluff. Born on March 26, 1939, at Maynard, Ark., he was the son of Neoma Risenhover Gann of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Earl Abbott. He spent his working years as a press operator for a newspaper. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Korean Conflict...
Loree Sturgeon (09/07/04)
Loree Sturgeon, 84, of Koshkonong, Mo., formerly of Thayer, died Aug. 23, 2004, at Brook Haven Healthcare in West Plains, Mo. Born Dec. 1, 1919, in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Ben Jackson and Matilda Vogan Jackson. She was a housewife and mother and worked as a nurses aid for a nursing home for several years. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was married to Fletcher Sturgeon at Alton, Mo...
Jewel Davidson (09/07/04)
Jewel Cochran Burk Davidson's life journey began in Union, Ark., on Jan. 27, 1931, and ended in Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 24, 2004. She led a fruitful, colorful life marked by her love of God and a desire to help others. Her persistent nature and love of learning led her to complete her nurses training while rearing nine children. Jewel's humor, love of sewing and bountiful cooking style were among the many talents she shared with her family and friends...
Keaton William Wade Stevens (09/07/04)
Brooke and Kevin Stevens of Hardy have announced the birth of their son, Keaton William Wade Stevens, born Aug. 9, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was welcomed home by siblings Ethan Ty, 5, and Kristina Lynn, 3. Grandparents are Cynthia and David Wells of Ravenden and Joyce and Gary Howard of Cherokee Village...
Keaton William Wade Stevens (09/07/04)
Brooke and Kevin Stevens of Hardy have announced the birth of their son, Keaton William Wade Stevens, born Aug. 9, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was welcomed home by siblings Ethan Ty, 5, and Kristina Lynn, 3. Grandparents are Cynthia and David Wells of Ravenden and Joyce and Gary Howard of Cherokee Village...
Pendarvis, Washam reception slated (09/07/04)
Jolie Dawn, daughter of Joey and Dolores Pendarvis of Mammoth Spring, and Bradley Dale, son of Dale and Ann Washam of Mammoth Spring, were united in marriage Aug. 12 in Eureka Springs. A reception in their honor will be Sept. 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Thayer Church of Christ located on Highway 142 East in Thayer...
Pendarvis, Washam reception slated (09/07/04)
Jolie Dawn, daughter of Joey and Dolores Pendarvis of Mammoth Spring, and Bradley Dale, son of Dale and Ann Washam of Mammoth Spring, were united in marriage Aug. 12 in Eureka Springs. A reception in their honor will be Sept. 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Thayer Church of Christ located on Highway 142 East in Thayer...
Scott, Irvin to exchange vows (09/07/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Scott of Ash Flat have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Marie, to Joe Irvin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Irvin of Violet Hill. All family and friends are invited to attend the wedding at the home of Paul and Aletha Scott at 855 Peace Valley Road in Ash Flat on Sept. 4 at 6 p.m...
Morgan, Lee to wed (09/07/04)
Sabrina Courtney Morgan, daughter of Gordon Morgan Jr. and Myra Bickers and stepdaughter of Debbie Morgan, and Logan Lee Jr., son of Hwa Ja Lee of Oxford and the late Logan Lee Sr., will be united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at Oxford Baptist Church. The ceremony will be to officiated by Steve Stevenson...
Morgan, Lee to wed (09/07/04)
Sabrina Courtney Morgan, daughter of Gordon Morgan Jr. and Myra Bickers and stepdaughter of Debbie Morgan, and Logan Lee Jr., son of Hwa Ja Lee of Oxford and the late Logan Lee Sr., will be united in marriage at 2 p.m. Sept. 4 at Oxford Baptist Church. The ceremony will be to officiated by Steve Stevenson...
Scott, Irvin to exchange vows (09/07/04)
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Scott of Ash Flat have announced the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Marie, to Joe Irvin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Irvin of Violet Hill. All family and friends are invited to attend the wedding at the home of Paul and Aletha Scott at 855 Peace Valley Road in Ash Flat on Sept. 4 at 6 p.m...
Judds to mark 50th anniversary (09/07/04)
Alva Junior and Margarett Easley Judd will mark their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration being hosted by their children -- Melva Kay Watson of Eldon, Mo., Marilyn and Keith Harris of Duluth, Ga., and Randy and Cheryl Judd of Rover, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Judds to mark 50th anniversary (09/07/04)
Alva Junior and Margarett Easley Judd will mark their 50th wedding anniversary with a celebration being hosted by their children -- Melva Kay Watson of Eldon, Mo., Marilyn and Keith Harris of Duluth, Ga., and Randy and Cheryl Judd of Rover, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...