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Stories from Tuesday, January 11, 2005

William Scott Mann Jr. (01/11/05)
William Scott Mann Jr., 83, of Cherokee Village died March 20, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 26, 1920, in San Francisco, he was the son of William Scott Mann and Ethel Winship Mann. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He worked as a master pipe fitter for the United States Civil Service before retirement. Mann moved to Cherokee Village 15 years ago from Bremerton, Wash. He was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Cherokee Village...
Wilene Poteet (01/11/05)
Wilene N. Poteet, 70, of Imboden died June 30, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a retired 22-year employee of Wal-Mart. She was born in the Eaton community. She lived in Union, Mo., before moving back to Imboden in 1974. She was a member of Imboden Church of Christ...
William Pierce (01/11/05)
William Russell Pierce, 66, of Horseshoe Bend died July 18, 2004, at his residence. Born Sept. 22, 1937, at Marshfield, Wis., he was the son of Russell and Bertha Reebe Pierce. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served from 1955 to 1959. He was a member of the Lions Club, the Eagles, the American Legion, VFW, the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Industrial Committee, Boating and Fishing Club and the Tri-County Board of Realtors. ...
Walter Jenkins (01/11/05)
Walter John Jenkins, 68, of Ash Flat died Jan. 2, 2005, in Mountain Home. Born June 21, 1936, he was the son of Walter Gregory Jenkins and Gerarda Christina Terwolbeek in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He married Georgina Cochius on June 21, 1968, in South Africa. He worked as an auto technician and did auto restoration...
Willis Leonard Bunch (01/11/05)
Willis Leonard Bunch, 85, of Newark died March 3, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 17, 1918, at Gurdon, Ark., he was the son of Johnny and Vena Pauline Measles Bunch. He was a retired Southern Baptist minister and school teacher. ...
Wilda M. Rush (01/11/05)
Wilda Margaret Rush, 65, of Evening Shade died Jan. 5, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 11, 1938, in Allegheny County, Pa., she was the daughter of Murray O. and Retta Shell-Hammer Knappen-berger. She was a certified nurse's aide, having worked for Area Agency on Aging and home health. She was a foster grandparent at Evening Shade School and a member of Maxville Missionary Baptist Church...
William "Bill" H. Franz (01/11/05)
William H. "Bill" Franz, 59, of Waynesboro, Tenn., formerly of Cherokee Village died June 16, 2004. Survivors include his mother, Dorothy Franz of Carol Stream, Ill.; a sister, Linda Krumwiede of Carol Stream; a daughter, Cris Franz of Schaumburg, Ill.; a son, Brian Franz of Bloomingdale, Ill; two grandchildren -- Nick and Jessica Franz of Bloomingdale; nieces -- Dawn Baley of Texas, and Kendra Fuller of Ash Flat, Gail Rexroad of Illinois, and Julie Osborne of Arizona; a nephew, Brian Adkins of Cherokee Village; and a close friend, LaVerne Anderson of Waynesboro.. ...
William Francis Gipson (01/11/05)
William Francis Gipson, 81, of Horseshoe Bend died April 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born Oct. 17, 1922, in Santa Anna, Texas, he was the son of William and Clara Childers Gipson. He was school superintendent in Alaska for many years and served as corporal in the Army in World War II...
Wanda Eudean Stotts (01/11/05)
Wanda Eudean Stotts, 71, of Highland died May 31, 2004, at her residence. Born in Caraway, Ark., Nov. 17, 1932, she was the daughter of Delbert and Debra Jennings Clark. She was a homemaker while living in Memphis and in 1992 moved to Highland and worked in retail sales in Hardy. She was of the Methodist faith...
William D. Robinson (01/11/05)
William D. Robinson, 81, of Kingsland, Ark., died Jan. 25, 2004, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home at Warren, Ark. Born Nov. 16, 1922, at Hardy, he was the son of George Albert Robinson and Iva Lane Robinson. He was retired from the military having served in the United States Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Reorganized Latter Day Saints and was a retired truck driver...
Vergie V. Hill (01/11/05)
Vergie Viola Hill, 95, of Ash Flat died May 18, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 9, 1909, in Haskell County, Okla., she was the daughter of Thomas Edward Young and Milteda Martha Lawson Young. She moved to Sharp County in September 2003 from California. She was a homemaker...
Walter "Buck" Lucas (01/11/05)
Walter Beryl "Buck" Lucas, 81, of Cherokee Village died May 6, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Aug. 24, 1922, in Grand Tower, Ill., he was the son of Mollie Shaffer and Walter B. Lucas Sr. He was retired from The San Diego Tribune after working over 25 years. He served in the Navy during World War II and was a member of the Presbyterian Church...
Walter Beryl Lucas (01/11/05)
Walter Beryl Lucas, 81, of Cherokee Village died May 6, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Aug. 24, 1922. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Lucas of Cherokee Village. Arrangements are incomplete but will be by Heath Funeral Home of Hardy...
Virginia Mae Shelley (01/11/05)
Virginia Mae Shelley, 81, of Highland died March 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Sept. 26, 1922, in Palo Verde, Ariz., she was the daughter of William Ross Roberts and Edith Higgins Roberts. She worked as a secretary for an insurance company before retiring. She was a past secretary for the Hidden Valley Property Owners Association and a Baptist who lived her life as well as she could with some disappointments but no regrets...
Vera Lambert (01/11/05)
Vera Jean Lambert, 75, died June 20, 2004, in Jonesboro. The Lambert family came to Cherokee Village in August 1966. The year round population was less than 700 residents at that time. The family owned and operated the Village Liberty Supermarket and later the Lakeview Dinette in Cherokee Village. ...
Von C. Mullen (01/11/05)
Von C. Mullen, 93, of Little Rock, formerly of Walnut Ridge, died June 12, 2004, at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Born Feb. 12, 1911, in Strawberry, he was the son of William Riley and Emma Campbell Mullen. He married Cleotta Inez June 14, 1938, in Walnut Ridge...
Victoria Acerra
Caroline Dodd
(01/11/05)
Victoria C. Acerra, 47, and her daughter Caroline Eden Dodd, 18, died May 31, 2004, in Bucharest, Romania, in an auto/train accident. Acerra's survivors include her parents -- William and Doris Lawson of Cherokee Village; a brother and sister-in-law -- James and Kathy Acerra; and a niece and nephew -- Angie and Alex Acerra of Mountain Home...
Thomas W. Pedano (01/11/05)
Thomas W. Pedano, 59, of Evening Shade died July 6, 2004, at Weona, Ark. Born May 26, 1945, at Honolulu, Hawaii, he was the son of Thomas W. and Pamela Pedano. He was a truck driver, a member of the Highland VFW, served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam Conflict, and was of the Methodist faith...
Thurman T. Casey (01/11/05)
Thurman T. Casey, 70, of Salem died June 1, 2004, at his home in Salem. Born Feb. 3, 1934, in Ash Flat, he was the son of Henry D. and Mary E. Nicholson Casey. He married Barbara Lewallen Dec. 24, 1956, at Ash Flat. To this union three children were born...
Tina Lynn Belt (01/11/05)
Tina Lynn Belt, 39, of Cave City, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Aug. 6, 2004, at her home in Cave City. Born Nov. 8, 1964, in Leachville, Ark., she was the daughter of Charles Thacker Sr. and Imalene Cooper Thacker. She married Michael Belt Jan. 30, 1993, in Jonesboro, Ark. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village. She was a homemaker...
Tina Lee Hirsch (01/11/05)
Tina Lee Hirsch, 82, of Cherokee Village died June 9, 2004, at Medical Trauma Center in Memphis, Tenn. Born Feb. 15, 1922, she was the daughter of Lottie Sauls Neely and Bill Neely. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Harold Hirsch of Cherokee Village; two stepsons -- Robert Hirsch of Wentzville, Mo., and Jimmie Hirsch of Harrison, Ark.; three sisters -- Nina Duncan of Cherokee Village, Opel Forester of Westland, Miss., and Billy Martin of Sherwood, Ark.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Ted Lamar Johnson (01/11/05)
Ted Lamar Johnson, 66, of of Cherokee Village died May 5, 2004, at his home. Born June 28, 1937, in Wrightsville, Ga., he was the son of Annie D. McCray Johnson and Roger G. Johnson. He was retired from the U.S. Navy and was also a retired police officer. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy...
Tressie Lee Lawson (01/11/05)
Tressie Lee Lawson, 77, of Cave City died March 16, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 4, 1926, at Zion, she was the daughter of Jonathan Thomas and Clara Elizabeth Abott Birmingham. She worked many years as a nurse's assistant, was a homemaker, a member of the Church of Christ, and attended Levy Church of Christ in North Little Rock before attending Cave City Church of Christ for many years...
Ted Johnson (01/11/05)
Ted Johnson, 66, of Cherokee Village died May 5, 2004, at his home. Born June 28, 1937, in Wrightsville, Ga., he was the son of Annie D. McCray Johnson and Roger G. Johnson. He was retired from the Navy, a retired police officer, and was a member of First Baptist Church of Hardy...
Tressia J. Haslett (01/11/05)
Tressia J. Haslett, 90, died Jan. 3, 2005, in Sapula, Okla., Born Oct. 30, 1914, at Moko, Ark., she was the daughter of John Henry and Addie Laura Kelly Barnett. She was a true homemaker and loving mother, raising three boys and married to her husband, Randel, for more than 70 years. She made friends everywhere she went and was loved by everyone she met...
Terri Helms (01/11/05)
Teresa Mae "Terri" Ashcraft Helms, 39, of Cherokee Village, formerly of Wynne, died Jan. 14, 2004, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was a graduate of Parkin High School and a member of Paragould Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing with her grandchild and collecting poems...
Sylvia Sneed (01/11/05)
Sylvia Mae Drury Sneed, 88, of Strawberry died Feb. 14, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born May 10, 1915, at Swifton, she was the daughter of William C. and Willie Wagster Drury. She was a homemaker and a member of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at Strawberry...
Sharon Henson (01/11/05)
Sharon Kay Henson, 51, of West Helena died June 14, 2004. Born March 25, 1953, she was the daughter of William Albert Godfrey and Eunice Marie Duren Godfrey. She was married to Jerry Henson. She was director of health and safety at ATG Tool Factory, and was a member PCWBA Phillips County Women's Bowling Association...
Sarah Irene Bristow (01/11/05)
Sarah Irene Roberts Bristow, 90, of Cave City died March 16, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born Nov. 1, 1913, at Peace Valley near Ash Flat, she was the daughter of Dee and Laura Armstrong Roberts. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Shirley Elizabeth Alley (01/11/05)
Shirley Elizabeth Alley, 70, of Cherokee Village died May 2, 2004, at her home. Born Jan. 6, 1924, at LeMoyne, Pa., she was the daughter of Adda Catherine Frehn Eshelman and David I. Eshelman. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Robert E. ...
Shirley Cox (01/11/05)
Shirley Cox, 89, of Atlanta, Ga., died July 19, 2004, at Northside Hospital. She was born Dec. 1, 1914. Survivors include two sons -- Jerry E. Cox of Dunwood, Ga., and Paul Cox of Avon Lakes, Ohio; three grandchildren -- Julia Cox of Atlanta, Jeffrey Cox of Atlanta, and Jill Kuhn of Atlanta; and a sister, Mildred Whalen of Brentwood, Ga...
Sidney Boyd Lankford (01/11/05)
Sidney Boyd Lankford, 79, of Hardy died Dec. 31, 2003, at his home. Born Oct. 23, 1924, in Tishimingo, Okla., he retired in El Paso, Texas, as a chief warrant officer (CW4) from the U.S. Army after more than 28 years, including service as a paratrooper and a mechanic in the 101st Airborne Division in World War II in Japan and in the Korean Conflict...
Sally Ann Oldfield (01/11/05)
Sally Ann Oldfield, 54, of Ash Flat died Jan. 27, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 21, 1949, in Southhampton, Ind., she was the daughter of Florence Tunis Jennings and Luther Jennings. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Barney Oldfield of Ash Flat; four brothers -- Roy Johnson and Marshall Maxwell, both of Chicago, and Joe Llamas and Carlos Llamas, both of Danville, Ky.; five sisters -- Daisy Llamas of Indiana, Robin Llamas of Harrodsburg, Ky., Tina Llamas of Danville, Mary Penix of Harrodsburg, Ky., and Penny Slaughter of Danville.. ...
Samuel Anderson (01/11/05)
Samuel Edward Anderson, 76, of Horseshoe Bend died July 25, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Sept. 20, 1927, in Maryville, Tenn., he was a veteran of the United States Army. He served his country during World War II. He was retired from the manufacturing industry...
Ruby Willene Robbins (01/11/05)
Ruby Willene Robbins, 73, of Chowchilla, Calif., died April 25, 2004, at the Mercy Medical Center Community Hospital in Chowchilla. Born May 17, 1930, at Cave City, she was the daughter of Lesley and India Sugg Portefield. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Ralph W. Ball (01/11/05)
Ralph William Ball Sr., 68, of the Mammoth Spring area died Jan. 1, 2004, in Cherokee Village. Born May 22, 1935, in Versailles, Mo., he was the son of Russell E. Ball and Margaret Gayhart Ball. He married Elizabeth Sue Swartz Aug. 20, 1955, in Peru, Ind...
Randy Tomlinson (01/11/05)
Randy Wilson Tomlinson, 53, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 4, 2004, at Community Medical Center in Calico Rock. Born Feb. 4, 1951, in Melbourne, he was the son of Earnest Don Tomlinson and Norma Jean Wilson Tomlinson. He married Jody Hasselbring March 25, 2001, in Horseshoe Bend...
Raymond Reh (01/11/05)
Raymond A. Reh, 89, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 12, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Nov. 13, 1914, in Hampshire, Ill., he was the son of John Reh and Margaret Schuster Reh. He was a self-employed electrician in Marengo, Ill...
Robert L. "R.L." McComas (01/11/05)
Robert L. "R.L." McComas, 73, of Ash Flat died May 16, 2004, at Arkansas Central Medical Center. Born April 21, 1931, in Clay County, he was the son of Madge Prevo McComas and Robert L. McComas. He was employed by a water company. Survivors include a son, Rick McComas of Ash Flat; two daughters -- Vickie Oyler of Highland and Brenda Rose of Cherokee Village; four brothers, Robert E. ...
Robert Henry Rodgers (01/11/05)
Robert Henry Rodgers, 86, of Hardy died Dec. 30, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 15, 1917, at Newport, he was the son of Eula Bell Dark Rodgers and Inward W. Rodgers. During his working years he was employed as a manager in retail groceries. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church and served in the Army Air Corps...
Roy Gann (01/11/05)
Roy William Gann, 75, of Williford died Feb. 26, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 31, 1929, in Sitka, he was the son of Williams and Carrie Logan Gann. He worked in a timber mill before working for the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier...
Robert Holt (01/11/05)
Robert Holt, 82, of Cherokee Village died April 13, 2004, at his home. He was born Feb. 3, 1922. Survivors include his wife, Ilona Holt of Cherokee Village. Arrangements will be announced later and are under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Highland...
Roberta Hall Wiseman (01/11/05)
Roberta Hall Wiseman, 84, of Salem died May 20, 2004, at Salem. Born May 24, 1919, in Heart, she was the daughter of Henry "Frank" Franklyn and Ada Belle Bishop Hall. She married Kenneth Hardeman Wiseman July 30, 1942, at Salem. She spent her working years as a wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and owner/operator of Wiseman's Grocery Store in Salem. She was a member of Wheeling Church of Christ...
Robert Lawrence (01/11/05)
Robert Eudell Lawrence, 68, of Melbourne died May 23, 2004, in Melbourne. Born Jan. 27, 1936, in Melbourne, he was the son of Rex Lawrence and Effie Zela Cheatham Lawrence. During his working years he was a carpenter. He was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a long time companion, Mary Roddy of the home; a brother, Loye Lawrence of Melbourne; a daughter, Tammy Campos of Agnos; two grandchildren -- Blake Lawrence and Lacey Hawkins, both of Melbourne...
Ronald Emmert Arford (01/11/05)
Ronald Emmert Arford, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died March 30, 2004. Born March 8, 1929, in Colver, Pa., he was the son of Russell Charles and Cora Mae Donahue Arford. He married Ramona Katherine Bigelow Feb. 26, 1949, at Bolivar, Pa., and to this union six children were born. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a heavy maintenance operator in the steel industry...
Roberta Dean Tugwell (01/11/05)
Roberta Dean Tugwell, 76, of Cave Creek died July 30, 2004, at a Batesville Nursing and Rehab Center. Born June 16, 1928, near Batesville, she was the daughter of Robert Andrew and Mary Elizabeth Smith Tugwell. She was a farmer and a leather craftsman. She raised horses and German Shepherd dogs. She was an avid reader and was of the Methodist faith...
Ruth Ann King (01/11/05)
Ruth Ann King, 67, of Cave City died April 17, 2004, at her home. Born Nov. 28, 1936, at Muskegon Heights, Mich., she was the daughter of Vernon George and Henerietta Tibey Dougan. She was a retired real estate agent and was of the Protestant faith...
Ruby A. Isom (01/11/05)
Ruby Adell Isom, 83, of Licking, Mo., formerly of Viola, died June 25, 2004, in Texas County Hospital in Licking. Born Aug. 13, 1920, in Viola, she was the daughter of Claud and Nellie Rand Isom. She was a homemaker and a member of Rambo Assembly of God Church in Licking...
Pansye Hollingsworth (01/11/05)
Pansye Joyce Hollings-worth, 67, of Rogersville, Mo., died July 1, 2004, at her home. Born April 2, 1937, in Wiseman, she was the daughter of W.C. and Joyce Insell Gault. She was a graduate of Violet Hill High School and had a degree as a licensed practical nurse, having worked at Springfield Community Hospital...
Paul Lamphiere (01/11/05)
Paul Lamphiere, 67, of Cherokee Village died June 15, 2004, at his home. Born March 1, 1937, in South Kingston, R.I., he was the son of Clara Cook Lamphiere and Howard Lamphiere. He was employed as a caregiver. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl A. Lamphiere; two sons -- David Jordan of Dayton, Ohio, and Ralph Lamphiere of Topeka, Ariz.; two daughters -- Wanda Cinquagrana of Peace Dale, R.I., and Carol Scungio of Westchester, Mass.; a brother, Richard Lamphiere of San Angelo, Texas; and two sisters -- Dawn Andrews of Cherokee Village, and Martha Lamphiere of Souh Kingston, R.I.. ...
Pearl Lucille Harris (01/11/05)
Pearl Lucille Harris, 91, of Strawberry died Aug. 4, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Sept. 26, 1912, at Strawberry, she was the daughter of George W. and Mollie Belle Milligan Mullen. She was a retired schoolteacher, having taught at Strawberry and Lynn and was a member of Strawberry Church of Christ...
Patricia E. Snuffer (01/11/05)
Patricia E. Snuffer, 57, of Evening Shade died April 13, 2004, at her home. Born Dec. 29, 1946, at Clovis, N.M., she was the daughter of Prentice and Elda Chapman Clark. She was a retired beautician, taught Head Start at Evening Shade Elementary School, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church near Ash Flat...
Pearl Elizabeth Austin (01/11/05)
Pearl Elizabeth Austin, 90, died May 21, 2004, at her home in Paducah, Ky. The Norris City, Ill., native was a farm wife and homemaker who retired to Cherokee Village in 1978, where she resided for 20 years prior to moving to Paducah. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, May Chapter No. ...
Omega Milligan (01/11/05)
Omega V. Milligan, 84, of Cave City died June 28, 2004, at Cave City Nursing Home in Cave City. Born April 30, 1920, at the 104 Community, she was the daughter of James Wesley and Alta McCarver Moore. She was a retired store owner and a member of the Mt. View Missionary Baptist Church...
Rev. O'Neal Milligan (01/11/05)
Rev. O'Neal Milligan, 73, of Emmet, Ark., died Jan. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1930, at Shelbyville, Ark., to Winslow and Ethel Williams Milligan. He was pastor of the Laneburg United Pentecostal Church, former pastor of First Church UPC in Batesville and former pastor of the First Pentecostal Church in Sulphur Rock...
Opal M. Blizard (01/11/05)
Opal M. Blizard, 83, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 6, 2004, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born March 23, 1921, in Dexter, Kan., she was the daughter of Wilbur Southard and Opal Hathorn Southard. She married Ralph A. Blizard April 14, 1962. ...
Nellie Felts (01/11/05)
Nellie "Bea" Felts, 85, of Batesville died April 21, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 26, 1919, at Sidney, she was the daughter of Auther and Lou Jones Smith. She was a homemaker and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City...
Nancy Jane Crow (01/11/05)
Nancy Jane Blankenship Crow, 80, of North Charleston, S.C., formerly of Cave City, died Aug. 11, 2004, at Trident Medical Center in Charleston. Born May 9, 1924, in Cord, she was the daughter of Jefferson and Martha Goff Blankenship. She was retired from Banquet Foods in Batesville and was of the Baptist faith...
Nina Maurien Hyslip (01/11/05)
Nina Maurine Hyslip, 83, of Ash Flat died May 28, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Jan. 26, 1921, at Center, she was the daughter of Homer A. and Gertha Osborne Dawson. She was a homemaker and a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade...
O.B. London (01/11/05)
O.B. London, 79, of Sidney died Feb. 8, 2004, at the V.A. Medical Center in Little Rock. Born April 15, 1924, at Wills Point, Texas, he was the son of Clark M. and Cora "Mollie" Johnson London. He owned and operated London Body Shop in Melbourne for many years, served in the U.S. Marines during World War II, was a member of the Widow's Son Masonic Lodge 610 in Sidney, Sidney Volunteer Fire Department, and Melbourne First Baptist Church. He attended Sidney Baptist Church...
Marie Twilley (01/11/05)
Marie Twilley, 76, of Hardy died June 28, 2004, at her residence in Hardy. Born Jan. 26, 1928, in Hardy, she was the daughter of Harry and Ova Henry Robinson. She worked as a cashier and was a member of Hardy Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons -- Robert Lynn Twilley of Salem, and Ronnie Twilley of Hardy; a brother, Robert Robinson of Gulfport, Miss.; three grandchildren -- Matthew Twilley, Rob (Julie) Cox and Ronnie Lynn (Heather) Twilley; and four great-grandchildren...
Mary S. Farley (01/11/05)
Mary Sue Farley, 70, of Cherokee Village died Jan. 6, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village. Born Oct. 25, 1933, in Shreveport, La., she was the daughter of Fred Williams and Vivian Dunlap Williams. She was a director of social service for McCune Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo., a member of the Optimist Club, Diabetes Association and First Baptist Church of Cherokee Village...
Melinda Sellers (01/11/05)
Melinda Catherine Sellers, 73, of Cherokee Village died July 2, 2004, at her home. She was born Dec. 7, 1930, in Cove, Ark. She was employed as a medical transcriptionist. There are no survivors. No funeral service is planned at this time.
Mae Ruth McGuffey (01/11/05)
Mae Ruth Wright Johnson McGuffey, 96, died March 4, 2004, in a Batesville nursing home. Known as "Granny Mae," she was born Dec. 4, 1907, near Sidney. She was the daughter of Tom M. and Cora Ford Wright. She retired from Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., worked for a number of years as a foster grandparent in the Batesville School System, and was a member of Vine Street Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville...
Myrtle Oakes (01/11/05)
Myrtle Oakes, 89, of Thayer, Mo., died Jan. 19, 2004, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer. Born April 19, 1914, in Sharp County, she was the daughter of Samuel and Margaret Huett Wicker. She was a member of Thayer Church of Christ. On Oct. 12, 1932, she married Arthur Oakes Sr. and to this union three children were born. He preceded her in death...
Martha Hollis (01/11/05)
Martha Jean Hollis, 54, of Thayer, Mo., died Dec. 24, 2004, at her home. She was born Oct. 26, 1950, in Cullman, Ala. Survivors include her husband, Ed Sollock of the home; her mother, Jean Simmons of Thayer; two children -- Chad Hollis and wife, Sherry, of Pomona, Mo., and Kelly Hollis and fiancee, Ned Chapman, of Thayer; two grandchildren -- Chase Hollis and Shelby Scaggs; three brothers -- Junior Simmons and his wife, Linda, of Thayer, Tom Simmons and his wife, Connie, of Norman, Okla., and David Simmons and his wife, Sheri, of Cherokee Village; four sisters -- Holly Crass and her husband, Glen, of Thayer, Diane Roberson of Mammoth Spring, Kim Spencer and her husband, John and Kamala Crone, all of Thayer.. ...
Martic Jay Smith (01/11/05)
Martic Jay Smith, 79, of Melbourne died Dec. 25, 2003, at Batesville. Born Aug. 25, 1924, in Haleyville, Okla., he was the son of Enoch Smith and Annie Smith. He served in the United States Army during World War II with the 101st Airborne Division. He was honorably discharged attaining the rank of private first class and was a Purple Heart recipient. ...
Mary Louise Danielson (01/11/05)
Mary Louise Danielson, 75, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 27, 2003, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born June 14, 1928, in Burlington, Iowa, she was the daughter of John J. and Louise A. Marrah. On June 13, 1948, she married Robert Danielson in Roseville, Ill...
Mary Lewallen (01/11/05)
Mary Lee Lewallen, 49, of Cave City died July 3, 2004, at her home. Born March 26, 1955, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Joe and Betty Boley Hix. She was employed by White Rodgers in Batesville and was a member of the Mount View Missionary Baptist Church...
Melvin L. Flack (01/11/05)
The family requests that memorials for Melvin Louis Flack be made to the building fund of Salem First Assembly of God Church. Melvin Louis Flack, 84, of Cherokee Village died June 17, 2004, in Cherokee Village.
Melvin Gipson (01/11/05)
Melvin Gipson, 65, of Pocahontas, formerly of Poughkeepsie, died April 12, 2004, at Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Sept. 25, 1938, in Sharp County, he was the son of Frank and Lillie Morgan Gipson. He worked in construction as a drywall installer and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Community Church in Sitka...
Mark F. Ball (01/11/05)
Mark F. Ball, 75, of Williford died Feb. 13, 2004, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village after a short illness. Born April 6, 1928, in Hickory Ridge, Ark., he was the son of Robert and Mary Wisemore Ball. He enlisted in the Navy in 1944 at the age of 15. He fought in the South Pacific, receiving a number of medals, including the Liberation of the Philippines...
Martha Carpenter (01/11/05)
Martha Louise Carpenter, 86, of Batesville died Feb. 7, 2004, at Rolling Hills Nursing Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 21, 1918, at Leslie, she was the daughter of Gene and Edna E. Coffman Pyle. She was a retired restaurant owner and a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church in Batesville...
Mackie Alice Pruett (01/11/05)
Mackie Alice Pruett, 83, of Hardy died March 2, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 4, 1920, at Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of Mack and Amanda Teeters Lindsey. She married Herman Pruett Jan. 5, 1936, in Stuart, Ark. He preceded her in death on April 20, 1989. She was a homemaker and a member of the Highland Assembly of God Church...
Miles Adams (01/11/05)
Miles Junior Adams, 76, of Cherokee Village died June 13, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born April 30, 1928, in Sandwich, Ill. He was a veteran. He retired from All Steel Company in Aurora, Ill., after working for many years as a machinist...
Mamie Ardell Manry (01/11/05)
Mamie Ardell Manry, 89, of Agnos died April 21, 2004 at Cave City Nursing Home. Born Feb. 14, 1915, in Morriston, Ark., she was the daughter of William Edgar Godwin and Nancy Elizabeth Berry Godwin. She married William T. Manry Sept. 17, 1933, at Agnos. To this union six children were born. She was a homemaker and a member of the Agnos Church of Christ...
Lee Wayne Longo (01/11/05)
Lee Wayne Longo, 61, 0f Bayonet Point, Fla., died Feb. 28, 2004, at his residence under the care of Hernando-Pasco Hospice. Born in Memphis, Tenn., he moved to Florida in 1998 from Hardy where he was a retail manager with Century Cellunet. He served in the U.S. ...
Lester Oren Ross Jr. (01/11/05)
Lester Oren Ross Jr., 54, of Ash Flat died June 3, 2004, in Louisville, Ky. Born May 9, 1950, in Salem, he was the son of Lester Oren Ross and Blanche Faulkenberry Ross. He married Ginger Gibson June 30, 1968, at Ash Flat, and to this union two children were born. He was employed by Pike Electrical Construction Company as a foreman...
Lena Oma Kuhn (01/11/05)
Lena Freida Oma Kuhn, 97, of Highland, formerly of Warren, Mich., died June 4, 2004, at her daughter's home in Highland. Born Oct. 30, 1906, in Asperg, Germany, she was the daughter of Otto and Marie Neff Deutschie. She was a homemaker and attended St. Peter German Lutheran Church in Warren, Mich...
Loyd "Leslie" Walker (01/11/05)
Loyd "Leslie" Walker, 90, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Cave City, died June 9, 2004, at Hillcrest Specialty Hospital in Tulsa. Born Feb. 21, 1914, at Jesup, Ark., he was the son of Fredrick and Luvenia Simpson Walker. He was a farmer, school bus driver, a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II where he served four years in the Pacific Theater, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and a member and elder of the Milligan Campground Presby-terian Church...
Linda Kimbro (01/11/05)
Linda Kimbro, 56, of Aurora, Ill., died July 7, 2004. She was born Oct. 11, 1947. Survivors include her husband, William Kimbro of Aurora, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete but burial will be in Bradford Cemetery at Williford under the direction of Heath Funeral Home...
Leslie Hickey (01/11/05)
Leslie M. Hickey, 52, of Cherokee Village died June 6, 2004. Born July 11, 1951, in Jonesboro, he was the son of Merline White Hickey and Robert L. Hickey. He was an electrical engineer. Survivors include his wife, Shelia Fletcher Hickey of Cherokee Village; his step-mother, Bobbie Hickey; six brothers -- David Hickey of Cherokee Village, Robert D. ...
LonEll Holt (01/11/05)
LonEll Holt, 74, of Hardy died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Arrangements are incomplete but will be announced by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Lonell Holt (01/11/05)
Lonell Holt, 74, of Hardy died Feb. 8, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born July 16, 1929, at Cherry Valley, Ark., she was the daughter of Lonnie and Sellia Jane Williams Holt. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God in Rochelle, Ill. She attended Garner's Chapel Church in Hardy...
Larry Humphreys (01/11/05)
Larry Wayne Humphreys, 41, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Feb. 8, 2004, in Fayetteville. Born April 1, 1962, in Anniston, Ala., he was the son of Ray Humphreys and Nora Haigwood Humphreys. He worked in construction as a block mason. Survivors include his parents -- Ray and Nora Humphreys of Ash Flat; two sons -- Andrew and Travis Humphreys, both of Kentucky; a daughter, Cynthia Humphreys of Cushman; a brother, Curtis Humphreys of Hardy; and a sister, Tina Hamm of Waynesboro, Miss...
Lowell J. King (01/11/05)
Lowell J. King, 91, of Cave City died July 8, 2004, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Oct. 7, 1912, at Grange, he was the son of Oscar and Lura Milligan King. He was a farmer and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church of Cave City...
Laverne Gammill (01/11/05)
Laverne Blanche Gammill, 88, of Horseshoe Bend died Jan. 13, 2004, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Jan. 10, 1916, in Mattoon, Ill., she was the daughter of Leonard and Blanche Pearl Lilly. She and her husband moved to this area in 1977. She was a member of Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church where she was an organist for several years...
Loyal Burmeister (01/11/05)
Loyal William Burmeister, 83, of Horseshoe Bend died March 16, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center of Horseshoe Bend. Born Aug. 24, 1920, in Ottertail, Minn., he was the son of William and Christine Gleesing Burmeister. He served as a Navy pilot during World War II. He taught school and was a high school principal at Northfield, Minn., for 20 years. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 48 and Scimitar Temple National Education Association...
L.B. Rodgers (01/11/05)
L.B. Rodgers, 86, of Batesville died Feb. 19, 2004, at his home. Born May 15, 1917, in Newport, she was the son of Eula Bell Dark Rodgers and Inward W. Rodgers. He was employed as a builder of bridge overpasses. Survivors include his wife, Wanda Rodgers of Batesville; three sons -- Dayton Rodgers of Round Rock, Texas, Kenneth Rodgers of Arlington, Texas, and Phillip Rodgers of Malvern; four daughters -- Judy Armstrong of Batesville, Martha Buell of Kansas City, Mo., Margaret Jones of Conway, and Mary Manes of Mountain Home.. ...
Leonard "Bill" Bristow (01/11/05)
Leonard "Bill" Bristow, 65, of Sperry, Okla., died March 5, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 14, 1939, at Ash Flat, he was the son of Samuel Tillman and Sarah Irene Roberts Bristow. He was a retired salesman for Tulsa Auto Collection and a member of Church on the Move in Tulsa...
L. Alene Schulte (01/11/05)
L. Alene Johnson Gibbs Schulte, 56, of Ash Flat died June 21, 2004, at Huntsville, Ark. Born in Cash, Ark., she was a homemaker, living in Ash Flat since September 2003, moving to Rogers after living in Hoxie for several years. Survivors include her husband, Louis Schulte of the home; three daughters -- Valerie Holcomb of McCroy, Chrissee Gibbs of Fayetteville, and Jennifer Arnold of Rogers; four stepchildren -- Bob Schulte, Jack Schulte, Kathy Miller and Judy Libkel; four sisters -- Mary Ann Jones of Ash Flat, Faye Lewis of Springdale, Karen Selman of Lincoln and Lynn McCamis of Highland; four brothers -- J.T. ...
Lillian Agnes Scott (01/11/05)
Lillian Agnes Scott, 76, of Hardy died June 24, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 12, 1928, in Wisconsin, she was the daughter of Joseph and Lillian Goetz Younger. She was a retired waitress and a homemaker and attended St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village...
Lucille Anderson (01/11/05)
Lucille Adline Anderson, 84, of Horseshoe Bend died July 23, 2004, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. Born June 3, 1920, at North Freedom, Wis., she was the daughter of Peter and Ida Stienhorst Rettgen. She was married Jan. 31, 1942, to Ronald Anderson in North Freedom. They moved to Horseshoe Bend Nov. 1, 1979...
Lloyd Almond Cotter (01/11/05)
Lloyd Almond Cotter, 86, of Gepp died May 23, 2004, in Salem. Born Feb. 28, 1918, in Gepp, he was the son of Gilbert Marven and Lemma Johns Cotter. He married Adlee Velna Barker Nov. 11, 1946, at Viola and was married for 45 years before she preceded him in death. ...
Kermit Richard Larson (01/11/05)
Kermit Richardson Larson, 83, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 18, 2003, at his home. Born Nov. 19, 1920, at Duluth, Minn., he was the son of Carl W. and Hilda Gafvert Larson. He was a retired pharmaceutical sales representative for Scherin-Plough Corp, a U.S. ...
Spec. Kenny Melton (01/11/05)
Spec. Kenneth Alan "Kenny" Melton, 30, of Batesville, formerly of Thayer, Mo., was born Nov. 24, 1973, in West Plains, Mo., and died April 25, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq. He was a member of the United States Army National Guard, CO B, 2/153 INF. He died while serving his country during Operation Iraqi Freedom...
Kermit A. Larson (01/11/05)
Kermit A. Larson, 87, of Horseshoe Bend died Dec. 30, 2003, in Horseshoe Bend. Born May 25, 1916, at Wahoo, Neb., he was the son of Alfred and Hannah Olsen Larson. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Corps. He worked for 37 years for the Iowa Department of Transportation. ...
James W. Smith (01/11/05)
James W. Smith, 69, of Poughkeepsie died April 24, 2004, at his home. Born Jan. 8, 1935, at Poughkeepsie, he was he son of Everett and Pearl Shirley Smith. He retired as a plant supervisor from Warner Commercial Body in Noblesville, Ind., and was a member of Powell's Chapel United Methodist Church...
John Stroud (01/11/05)
John Thomas Stroud, 78, of Melbourne died June 29, 2004, in Batesville. Born May 18, 1926, in Knob Creek, he was son of Levi Stroud and Nellie Byler Stroud. During his working years, he worked in Washington and was also a carpenter. Stroud was a World War II veteran serving in the Philippines. He was of the Baptist faith...
James Thompson (01/11/05)
James Robert Thompson, 66, of Horseshoe Bend died July 25, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Oct. 4, 1937, at Moline, Ill., he was the son of Harold and Emma Ingold Thompson. He married Thelma Bernice Tate June 27, 1959, in Rock Island, Ill. He was a member of Horseshoe Bend Lions, Friends of the Library and Faith Presbyterian Church. He was a past MRID commissioner...