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Stories from Tuesday, November 23, 2004

Three charged with meth possession (11/23/04)
A Mammoth Spring man, his wife and a friend were charged Nov. 4 with multiple drug offenses after officers from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Patrol and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department raided their home in Mammoth Spring...
MRID seeks assessment increase, Horseshoe Bend council rejects proposal (11/23/04)
Imagine Horseshoe Bend with a run-down golf course, waist-high grass in the public parks and sub-standard swimming pools and tennis courts. Imagine the four area lakes deteriorating because of neglect and area property values falling through the proverbial floor...
Couch students learn about good health (11/23/04)
COUCH -- The first ever Couch School Health Fair was held last week at the school and health fair organizers called the event a success. The health fair was organized by Karen Kornegay and Couch High School FCCLA advisor Teresa Holder. The theme was "Good Health, Know It and Do It."...
First-time hunter killed (11/23/04)
A 13-year-old Jonesboro youth died of a gunshot wound Nov. 13 while hunting in northern Sharp County with a friend. William G. Bishop was hunting with Daniel Swearingen, 27, also of Jonesboro, in a two-person deer stand when Bishop shot and wounded a deer. Swearingen told police he shot the deer again with Bishop's pump shotgun, reloaded the gun and lowered the gun and his muzzleloader to the ground with a rope, Sheriff Dale Weaver said...
Food Pantry sets holiday goal of 500 cans (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Simmons First National Bank of Mammoth Spring has announced it is a collection point for the Oregon County Food Pantry. Anyone can stop by the bank located on Main Street and donate any type of canned food item. Bank employees will move all the donated items to the food pantry weekly...
Bend to vote on ambulance service (11/23/04)
Horseshoe Bend voters will go to the polls Dec. 14 to decide if Horseshoe Bend will be included in the Izard County ambulance service contract. If the ordinance is approved, Arkansas Emergency Transport will start ambulance service next year in Horseshoe Bend...
Fitness trail being pieced into MS park (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace opened the November city council meeting with a report on the recent grant the Mammoth Spring Fire Department received. She said the grant totaled $2,029 and was used to purchase hoses and nozzles. Pace told council members the city awarded the bid for the chipper for the city to Henard Utility Products from Searcy, Ark., for $19,995. She said due to a grant received to purchase the chipper, the city will be reimbursed $14,996...
MS Food Pantry seeks 500 cans for holidays (11/23/04)
Simmons First National Bank of Mammoth Spring has announced it is a collection point for the Oregon County Food Pantry. Anyone can stop by the bank located on Main Street and donate any type of canned food item. Bank employees will move all the donated items to the food pantry weekly...
Cafe to serve Thanksgiving dinner for $5 donation (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Out of the Way Cafe located on Main Street in Mammoth Spring will be participating in its second annual Thanksgiving benefit this year. Cafe owners Tina Miano and Mike Geisenberger said they will prepare and serve turkey dinner with all the trimmings for a $5 donation on Thanksgiving Day. The meal will be served from 11 a.m. until everyone is fed or exhausted, they said...
Oregon County seeks economic developer (11/23/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County and the city of Alton and Thayer are currently looking for someone to fill the position of Oregon County economic developer. According to Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren, the position could be part time or full time. He said the job will require many responsibilities including meeting with community members and city and county officials to assess economic development needs and determine plans of retaining, expanding, and attracting business and industries...
Towns prepare for Christmas (11/23/04)
Christmas activities around the area will kick off with the Alton Little Mister and Miss Merry Christmas contest. The theme for this year's Christmas celebration at Alton will be "Songs for Christmas." The crowning of Little Mister and Miss Merry Christmas will take place in the Alton School Gym at 10 a.m. Dec. 4. Contestants must be 4 years old by Nov. 19 and the age limit is 9 years old...
Clinton Library opens (11/23/04)
Thousands of Arkansans stood in the rain for hours Nov. 18 in Little Rock for the chance to see the state's most famous son, William Jefferson Clinton, open his $165-million presidential library. "Bill Clinton was born into trying circumstances, but today it can be said he forever remained the man from Hope," said former President George H. Bush...
MS music lab gets wired (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board heard an update from Tommy Massey, the school music director, about the music lab project at the school at the Nov. 16 school board meeting at the school. Massey told school board members he had donated the computers and keyboard for the lab. The board voted to support the project by furnishing wire, tables and computer arms. The project will completely automate the music department at the school...
No shows (11/23/04)
Jury duty is a civic obligation that many in a democratic society consider a privilege. But a handful of Fulton County residents who failed to show up for jury selection nearly found themselves in contempt of court. Twelve jurors, out of a jury pool of 38, were not present for jury selection in a civil trial Nov. 16 at the Fulton County Courthouse...
Salem honored for improving test scores (11/23/04)
The Salem School District's awards for academic achievement continued to flow in Nov. 15 at the Salem School Board meeting. Superintendent Ken Rich said the Salem Elementary School had been named one of the 12 Best Practice Schools in the state, according to a three-year study conducted by the University of Arkansas...
City Hall entrance to be remodeled (11/23/04)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council voted Nov. 16 to remodel the entrance to Thayer City Hall. The work will include different floor covering and different lighting. The work on the remodeling project will begin after Christmas. All work done on City Hall will be done by city employees. Mayor Allen Deckard said winter is the slow work season for city crews and the park and cemetery crews will be available to help...
Cowboy with Viola ties inducted into Hall of Fame (11/23/04)
A young woman attending college in Pittsburgh, Kan., during the early 1920s was asked by her landlord if she wanted tickets to attend a rodeo. She was perplexed by the offer because her parents told her it was distasteful for a young lady to attend such an event. After initially turning her landlord down, the young lady relented and went to the show...
MS Food Pantry seeks 500 cans for holidays (11/23/04)
Simmons First National Bank of Mammoth Spring has announced it is a collection point for the Oregon County Food Pantry. Anyone can stop by the bank located on Main Street and donate any type of canned food item. Bank employees will move all the donated items to the food pantry weekly...
Three charged with meth possession (11/23/04)
A Mammoth Spring man, his wife and a friend were charged Nov. 4 with multiple drug offenses after officers from the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Highway Patrol and the Fulton County Sheriff's Department raided their home in Mammoth Spring...
Couch students learn about good health (11/23/04)
COUCH -- The first ever Couch School Health Fair was held last week at the school and health fair organizers called the event a success. The health fair was organized by Karen Kornegay and Couch High School FCCLA advisor Teresa Holder. The theme was "Good Health, Know It and Do It."...
Fitness trail being pieced into MS park (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Mammoth Spring Mayor Jean Pace opened the November city council meeting with a report on the recent grant the Mammoth Spring Fire Department received. She said the grant totaled $2,029 and was used to purchase hoses and nozzles. Pace told council members the city awarded the bid for the chipper for the city to Henard Utility Products from Searcy, Ark., for $19,995. She said due to a grant received to purchase the chipper, the city will be reimbursed $14,996...
Bend to vote on ambulance service (11/23/04)
Horseshoe Bend voters will go to the polls Dec. 14 to decide if Horseshoe Bend will be included in the Izard County ambulance service contract. If the ordinance is approved, Arkansas Emergency Transport will start ambulance service next year in Horseshoe Bend...
Food Pantry sets holiday goal of 500 cans (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- Simmons First National Bank of Mammoth Spring has announced it is a collection point for the Oregon County Food Pantry. Anyone can stop by the bank located on Main Street and donate any type of canned food item. Bank employees will move all the donated items to the food pantry weekly...
MRID seeks assessment increase, Horseshoe Bend council rejects proposal (11/23/04)
Imagine Horseshoe Bend with a run-down golf course, waist-high grass in the public parks and sub-standard swimming pools and tennis courts. Imagine the four area lakes deteriorating because of neglect and area property values falling through the proverbial floor...
First-time hunter killed (11/23/04)
A 13-year-old Jonesboro youth died of a gunshot wound Nov. 13 while hunting in northern Sharp County with a friend. William G. Bishop was hunting with Daniel Swearingen, 27, also of Jonesboro, in a two-person deer stand when Bishop shot and wounded a deer. Swearingen told police he shot the deer again with Bishop's pump shotgun, reloaded the gun and lowered the gun and his muzzleloader to the ground with a rope, Sheriff Dale Weaver said...
Cafe to serve Thanksgiving dinner for $5 donation (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Out of the Way Cafe located on Main Street in Mammoth Spring will be participating in its second annual Thanksgiving benefit this year. Cafe owners Tina Miano and Mike Geisenberger said they will prepare and serve turkey dinner with all the trimmings for a $5 donation on Thanksgiving Day. The meal will be served from 11 a.m. until everyone is fed or exhausted, they said...
Oregon County seeks economic developer (11/23/04)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County and the city of Alton and Thayer are currently looking for someone to fill the position of Oregon County economic developer. According to Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren, the position could be part time or full time. He said the job will require many responsibilities including meeting with community members and city and county officials to assess economic development needs and determine plans of retaining, expanding, and attracting business and industries...
City Hall entrance to be remodeled (11/23/04)
THAYER -- The Thayer City Council voted Nov. 16 to remodel the entrance to Thayer City Hall. The work will include different floor covering and different lighting. The work on the remodeling project will begin after Christmas. All work done on City Hall will be done by city employees. Mayor Allen Deckard said winter is the slow work season for city crews and the park and cemetery crews will be available to help...
Salem honored for improving test scores (11/23/04)
The Salem School District's awards for academic achievement continued to flow in Nov. 15 at the Salem School Board meeting. Superintendent Ken Rich said the Salem Elementary School had been named one of the 12 Best Practice Schools in the state, according to a three-year study conducted by the University of Arkansas...
No shows (11/23/04)
Jury duty is a civic obligation that many in a democratic society consider a privilege. But a handful of Fulton County residents who failed to show up for jury selection nearly found themselves in contempt of court. Twelve jurors, out of a jury pool of 38, were not present for jury selection in a civil trial Nov. 16 at the Fulton County Courthouse...
Cowboy with Viola ties inducted into Hall of Fame (11/23/04)
A young woman attending college in Pittsburgh, Kan., during the early 1920s was asked by her landlord if she wanted tickets to attend a rodeo. She was perplexed by the offer because her parents told her it was distasteful for a young lady to attend such an event. After initially turning her landlord down, the young lady relented and went to the show...
MS music lab gets wired (11/23/04)
MAMMOTH SPRING -- The Mammoth Spring School Board heard an update from Tommy Massey, the school music director, about the music lab project at the school at the Nov. 16 school board meeting at the school. Massey told school board members he had donated the computers and keyboard for the lab. The board voted to support the project by furnishing wire, tables and computer arms. The project will completely automate the music department at the school...
Clinton Library opens (11/23/04)
Thousands of Arkansans stood in the rain for hours Nov. 18 in Little Rock for the chance to see the state's most famous son, William Jefferson Clinton, open his $165-million presidential library. "Bill Clinton was born into trying circumstances, but today it can be said he forever remained the man from Hope," said former President George H. Bush...
Towns prepare for Christmas (11/23/04)
Christmas activities around the area will kick off with the Alton Little Mister and Miss Merry Christmas contest. The theme for this year's Christmas celebration at Alton will be "Songs for Christmas." The crowning of Little Mister and Miss Merry Christmas will take place in the Alton School Gym at 10 a.m. Dec. 4. Contestants must be 4 years old by Nov. 19 and the age limit is 9 years old...
Barbara Jean Shaffer (11/23/04)
Barbara Jean Shaffer, 69, of Ozark Acres, daughter of the late Charles and Adaline Durrow Ziemsen, was born July 9, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wis. She died Nov. 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was united in marriage to Franklin C. Shaffer Nov. 17, 1956, in Madison, Wis. She was a homemaker and member of Spring Lake Baptist Church at Ozark Acres...
Mildred Wilcox (11/23/04)
Mildred Wilcox, 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1917, the daughter of the late William Thomas Howell and Bertie Elliott Howell in Oregon County, Mo. She died Nov. 14, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She was married in 1937 in Kansas City, Mo., to Marvin W. Wilcox who preceded her in death March 25, 1971...
Jeff Ring (11/23/04)
Jeff Ring, 89, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 10, 2004 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 12, 1914, at Poughkeepsie, Ark., he was the son of Bud Ring and Doll Barnes Ring. He was a retired construction worker, a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II, and was of the Baptist faith...
Jimmy Dale Taylor (11/23/04)
Jimmy Dale Taylor, 62, a former resident of Randolph County, died at his home in Rockford, Ill. on Nov. 10, 2004, He was a United States Army veteran. He retired after 30 years from the Chrysler Corp. He was a member of Gentle Shepherd Fellowship Church...
Ray Brewer (11/23/04)
Ray Brewer, 86, son of the late Joe and Daley Wallace Brewer, was born on Sept. 11, 1918, in the Fifty-Six area of Stone County, Ark. He died Nov. 12, 2004, in Batesville, Ark. He married Ruby Sexton March 27, 1937, at Optimus, Ark., and to this union six children were born. ...
Coy James Morris (11/23/04)
Coy James Morris. 73, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Hugh Albert and Edna Agnes McCallister Morris, was born Jan. 23, 1931, at Hasty, Ark. He died Nov. 7, 2004, at Kansas City, Mo. He was united in marriage to Norma Lezene Reynolds Montgomery on Oct. 30, 1965, at Salem, Ark...
Kenneth Albert Parson (11/23/04)
Kenneth Albert Parson, 73, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 13, 2004, in Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born at home March 31, 1931, in Clarksville, Iowa, he was the son of Leslie and Eldora Mahake Parson. On Dec. 1, 1956, Kenneth married Cora Schalts in Waterloo, Iowa...
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff (11/23/04)
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William McHugh and Nora L. Seely Blackney and stepdaughter to the late Donald Blackney, was born Feb. 1, 1930, at North Platte, Neb. She departed this life Nov. 5, 2004, at Salem, at the age of 74 years...
Horace Franklin Hilburn (11/23/04)
Horace Franklin Hilburn, 94, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Thomas Cleveland Hilburn and Drucella Jane Gargus Hilburn, was born March 24, 1910, in Salem, Ark. He died Nov. 9, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He attended Spring Valley School. He married Eunice Young on March 8, 1931, at Salem...
Bobby D. Booth (11/23/04)
Bobby D. Booth, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 8, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health Systems in Cherokee Village. Born July 5, 1939, in Caraway, Ark., he was the son of Orville and Audrey Wallace Booth. He was pastor of the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village...
Dickie Bryan Ray (11/23/04)
Dickie Bryan Ray, 43, of Salem, Ark., son of Betty Jane Leming Turner and Dickie Pullen Ray, was born Feb. 8, 1961, at Mammoth Spring. He died Nov. 8, 2004, at Salem. He spent his working years as a father and truck driver. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps...
Atha Jane Cai (11/23/04)
Atha Jane Booth Cain, 78, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Williford, Ark., died Nov. 12, 2004, in Chandler. Born Jan. 18, 1926, at Hill Top, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Alvin J. Booth and Lora Gladys Spradling. She was employed as a master chef...
Eleanor E. Dodge (11/23/04)
Eleanor E. Dodge, 91, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Woodland Hills, Calif., died Nov. 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born June 22, 1913, at Boston, Mass., to Emory P. and Lucy Watson Eldredge. She was a homemaker and a member of DAR...
Leroy G. Kneip (11/23/04)
A memorial service for Leroy G. Kneip of Midway, Ark., was held Nov. 20 at the Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Russell Moore officiating. Leroy Kneip died Nov. 12, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was 83 years old. He was born Nov. 5, 1921, at Round Top, Texas, the son of Henry and Thekla Moellenberndt Kneip...
Malcom "Mac" Hobbs (11/23/04)
Malcom "Mac" Hobbs, 74, Salem, Ark., son of Maurice and Lillian Bell Rose Hobbs, was born Oct. 14, 1930, at Lyndon, Kan. He died Nov. 17, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather and retired from the United States Navy as hospital corpsman. He served in the United Sates Navy for 20 years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was of the Presbyterian faith...
H. Dale Brown (11/23/04)
H. Dale Brown, 95, of Montgomery, Ill., died Nov. 17, 2004, at Joliet Area Hospice in Joliet, Ill. Born May 5, 1909, in Polo Ill., he was the son of George and Myrtle Combs Brown. He was raised on a farm in Polo. After moving to the Plainfield, Ill., area, he was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years as a railway mail clerk and later as a supervisor. It was a job he dearly loved...
Donald Ray McAnally (11/23/04)
Donald Ray McAnally, 75, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 26, 1928, in Franklin, Ark., and passed away Nov. 15, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Esther Washam-McAnally of the home; three sons -- William "Pete" Budd of Jonesboro, Ark.; Archie and Harvey Dees of Springdale, Ark.; four grandchildren -- Brenda, Joe, Lee and Kelly; five great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
Beryle "B.J." Orth (11/23/04)
Beryle John "B.J." Orth, 72, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Nov. 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Aug. 23, 1932, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he was the son of John William Orth and Zelma Brecht Orth. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served 20 years before retiring from active duty as a sergeant first class...
Sharon Wright (11/23/04)
Sharon Richardson Wright, 58, of Wideman, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Doris Mudd Richardson was born Aug. 25, 1946, at Prairie Hill, Texas. She died Nov. 22, 2004, at Mountain Home, Ark. She was united in marriage to Frederick L. Wright in Elizabeth City, N.C. To this union two children were born...
Cecile Childers (11/23/04)
Cecile Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 5, 1922, in Alton, and passed away Nov. 11, 2004, at her home. She helped her husband, Raymond on the family farm and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years. She was a Christian and was of the Methodist faith...
Marvin Fernow (11/23/04)
Marvin Glen Fernow, son of the late James Fernow and Glenna Tabor Fernow, was born June 12, 1914, in Marion, Iowa and died Nov. 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 90 years. Ruth L. Fernow, daughter of the late Carl F. Michel and Charity Maier Michel, was born July 12, 1916, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and died Nov. 19, 2004, in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 88 years...
Ruth Fernow (11/23/04)
Marvin Glen Fernow, son of the late James Fernow and Glenna Tabor Fernow, was born June 12, 1914, in Marion, Iowa and died Nov. 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 90 years. Ruth L. Fernow, daughter of the late Carl F. Michel and Charity Maier Michel, was born July 12, 1916, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and died Nov. 19, 2004, in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 88 years...
Margaret Rutledge (11/23/04)
Margaret Turner Rutledge, of Garland, Texas, (formerly of Hardy and Cherokee Village) died Nov. 16, 2004, in Dallas, Texas. She was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Hardy. She is survived by a son, Albert T. Rutledge; three daughters -- Katherine Crump-Wiesner, Ann Rutledge, Ackman and Martha H. Rutledge; two sisters -- Katherine Yarbrough and Jo Wright; and three grandchildren...
Jeff Ring (11/23/04)
Jeff Ring, 89, of Cave City, Ark., died Nov. 10, 2004 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Dec. 12, 1914, at Poughkeepsie, Ark., he was the son of Bud Ring and Doll Barnes Ring. He was a retired construction worker, a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II, and was of the Baptist faith...
Barbara Jean Shaffer (11/23/04)
Barbara Jean Shaffer, 69, of Ozark Acres, daughter of the late Charles and Adaline Durrow Ziemsen, was born July 9, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wis. She died Nov. 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was united in marriage to Franklin C. Shaffer Nov. 17, 1956, in Madison, Wis. She was a homemaker and member of Spring Lake Baptist Church at Ozark Acres...
Mildred Wilcox (11/23/04)
Mildred Wilcox, 87, of Thayer, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1917, the daughter of the late William Thomas Howell and Bertie Elliott Howell in Oregon County, Mo. She died Nov. 14, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. She was married in 1937 in Kansas City, Mo., to Marvin W. Wilcox who preceded her in death March 25, 1971...
Jimmy Dale Taylor (11/23/04)
Jimmy Dale Taylor, 62, a former resident of Randolph County, died at his home in Rockford, Ill. on Nov. 10, 2004, He was a United States Army veteran. He retired after 30 years from the Chrysler Corp. He was a member of Gentle Shepherd Fellowship Church...
Ray Brewer (11/23/04)
Ray Brewer, 86, son of the late Joe and Daley Wallace Brewer, was born on Sept. 11, 1918, in the Fifty-Six area of Stone County, Ark. He died Nov. 12, 2004, in Batesville, Ark. He married Ruby Sexton March 27, 1937, at Optimus, Ark., and to this union six children were born. ...
Bobby D. Booth (11/23/04)
Bobby D. Booth, 65, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 8, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health Systems in Cherokee Village. Born July 5, 1939, in Caraway, Ark., he was the son of Orville and Audrey Wallace Booth. He was pastor of the Community of Christ Church in Cherokee Village...
Eleanor E. Dodge (11/23/04)
Eleanor E. Dodge, 91, of Cave City, Ark., formerly of Woodland Hills, Calif., died Nov. 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. She was born June 22, 1913, at Boston, Mass., to Emory P. and Lucy Watson Eldredge. She was a homemaker and a member of DAR...
Kenneth Albert Parson (11/23/04)
Kenneth Albert Parson, 73, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Nov. 13, 2004, in Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born at home March 31, 1931, in Clarksville, Iowa, he was the son of Leslie and Eldora Mahake Parson. On Dec. 1, 1956, Kenneth married Cora Schalts in Waterloo, Iowa...
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff (11/23/04)
Myrtle Lorraine Kallhoff, of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late William McHugh and Nora L. Seely Blackney and stepdaughter to the late Donald Blackney, was born Feb. 1, 1930, at North Platte, Neb. She departed this life Nov. 5, 2004, at Salem, at the age of 74 years...
Horace Franklin Hilburn (11/23/04)
Horace Franklin Hilburn, 94, of Salem, Ark., son of the late Thomas Cleveland Hilburn and Drucella Jane Gargus Hilburn, was born March 24, 1910, in Salem, Ark. He died Nov. 9, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He attended Spring Valley School. He married Eunice Young on March 8, 1931, at Salem...
Atha Jane Cai (11/23/04)
Atha Jane Booth Cain, 78, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Williford, Ark., died Nov. 12, 2004, in Chandler. Born Jan. 18, 1926, at Hill Top, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Alvin J. Booth and Lora Gladys Spradling. She was employed as a master chef...
Coy James Morris (11/23/04)
Coy James Morris. 73, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Hugh Albert and Edna Agnes McCallister Morris, was born Jan. 23, 1931, at Hasty, Ark. He died Nov. 7, 2004, at Kansas City, Mo. He was united in marriage to Norma Lezene Reynolds Montgomery on Oct. 30, 1965, at Salem, Ark...
Dickie Bryan Ray (11/23/04)
Dickie Bryan Ray, 43, of Salem, Ark., son of Betty Jane Leming Turner and Dickie Pullen Ray, was born Feb. 8, 1961, at Mammoth Spring. He died Nov. 8, 2004, at Salem. He spent his working years as a father and truck driver. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps...
Malcom "Mac" Hobbs (11/23/04)
Malcom "Mac" Hobbs, 74, Salem, Ark., son of Maurice and Lillian Bell Rose Hobbs, was born Oct. 14, 1930, at Lyndon, Kan. He died Nov. 17, 2004, at Salem, Ark. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather and retired from the United States Navy as hospital corpsman. He served in the United Sates Navy for 20 years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was of the Presbyterian faith...
Marvin Fernow (11/23/04)
Marvin Glen Fernow, son of the late James Fernow and Glenna Tabor Fernow, was born June 12, 1914, in Marion, Iowa and died Nov. 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 90 years. Ruth L. Fernow, daughter of the late Carl F. Michel and Charity Maier Michel, was born July 12, 1916, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and died Nov. 19, 2004, in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 88 years...
Beryle "B.J." Orth (11/23/04)
Beryle John "B.J." Orth, 72, of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., died Nov. 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Aug. 23, 1932, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he was the son of John William Orth and Zelma Brecht Orth. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served 20 years before retiring from active duty as a sergeant first class...
Margaret Rutledge (11/23/04)
Margaret Turner Rutledge, of Garland, Texas, (formerly of Hardy and Cherokee Village) died Nov. 16, 2004, in Dallas, Texas. She was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Hardy. She is survived by a son, Albert T. Rutledge; three daughters -- Katherine Crump-Wiesner, Ann Rutledge, Ackman and Martha H. Rutledge; two sisters -- Katherine Yarbrough and Jo Wright; and three grandchildren...
Sharon Wright (11/23/04)
Sharon Richardson Wright, 58, of Wideman, Ark., daughter of the late Jack and Doris Mudd Richardson was born Aug. 25, 1946, at Prairie Hill, Texas. She died Nov. 22, 2004, at Mountain Home, Ark. She was united in marriage to Frederick L. Wright in Elizabeth City, N.C. To this union two children were born...
Cecile Childers (11/23/04)
Cecile Childers, 82, of Thayer, Mo., was born May 5, 1922, in Alton, and passed away Nov. 11, 2004, at her home. She helped her husband, Raymond on the family farm and also ran a general store in Koshkonong for 26 years. She was a Christian and was of the Methodist faith...
Donald Ray McAnally (11/23/04)
Donald Ray McAnally, 75, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born Dec. 26, 1928, in Franklin, Ark., and passed away Nov. 15, 2004, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Esther Washam-McAnally of the home; three sons -- William "Pete" Budd of Jonesboro, Ark.; Archie and Harvey Dees of Springdale, Ark.; four grandchildren -- Brenda, Joe, Lee and Kelly; five great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
H. Dale Brown (11/23/04)
H. Dale Brown, 95, of Montgomery, Ill., died Nov. 17, 2004, at Joliet Area Hospice in Joliet, Ill. Born May 5, 1909, in Polo Ill., he was the son of George and Myrtle Combs Brown. He was raised on a farm in Polo. After moving to the Plainfield, Ill., area, he was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years as a railway mail clerk and later as a supervisor. It was a job he dearly loved...
Leroy G. Kneip (11/23/04)
A memorial service for Leroy G. Kneip of Midway, Ark., was held Nov. 20 at the Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Russell Moore officiating. Leroy Kneip died Nov. 12, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was 83 years old. He was born Nov. 5, 1921, at Round Top, Texas, the son of Henry and Thekla Moellenberndt Kneip...
Ruth Fernow (11/23/04)
Marvin Glen Fernow, son of the late James Fernow and Glenna Tabor Fernow, was born June 12, 1914, in Marion, Iowa and died Nov. 17, 2004, in West Plains, Mo. at the age of 90 years. Ruth L. Fernow, daughter of the late Carl F. Michel and Charity Maier Michel, was born July 12, 1916, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and died Nov. 19, 2004, in Koshkonong, Mo. at the age of 88 years...