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Stories from Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Walter Willie Knotts (03/15/05)
Walter Willie Knotts, 66, of Hardy died March 4, 2005, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Born Dec. 30, 1938, in Granfton, W.Va., he was the son of Opal McDaniel Knotts and Leoanrd Knotts. He was employed at Caterpillar Inc., as an inspector. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church of Hardy; and was a former volunteer fireman for the Wirth Fire Department...
Wallace J. Stanley (03/15/05)
Wallace J. Stanley, 85, of Gilmer, Texas, died Feb. 21, 2005. He was the father of the the Rev. Jack Stanley of Highland, and grandfather of the Rev. Mike Stanley, pastor of the Friendship Baptist Church of Highland. Born in Pritchett, Texas, Dec. 8, 1919, Stanley was the son of Jack and Willie Stanley...
William Aubry (03/15/05)
William Lawrence Aubry, 88, of Cherokee Village died March 4, 2005, in St. Vincent's in Little Rock. Born in Moline, Ill., he was the son of John W. and Mary Ellen McKinney Aubry. He married Mary Virginia Lee Sept. 26, 1940, in Moline. He worked for International Harvester in Moline as an IBM Programmer until retiring 28 years ago and moving to Cherokee Village. ...
Robbie Mae Johnson (03/15/05)
Robbie Mae Johnson, 95, of Evening Shade died March 5, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born March 16, 1909, at Sidney, she was the daughter of John Clark and Laura Nisa Thornton Reed. She was a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith. Survivors include a son, James Walter Johnson of Evening Shade; two stepsons -- Olen Johnson of Smithville, and Pete Johnson of Racine, Wis.; two daughters -- Peggy Reed and Norma Sue Johnson, both of Evening Shade; a stepdaughter, Edra Storey of Racine; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Raleigh H. Emery II (03/15/05)
Raleigh H. Emery II, 87, of Herndon, Va., died Feb. 26, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 14, 1918, at Harrison, he was the son of Raleigh Herbert Emery Sr. and Virginia Estes Emery. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps and Air Force veteran, having served in the Pacific during World War II. He was a retired electrical engineer, a devoted sports enthusist and athlete, a charter member of the Herndon Optimist Club and member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Herndon, Va...
Opal Smythe (03/15/05)
Opal Smythe, 94, of Jonesboro died March 4, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 8, 1910, near Sidney, she was the daughter of James and Ada McKee Huddleston. She was a member of Sidney Baptist Church, a homemaker, a retired telephone operator for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, a life member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and a member of the Sidney Exten-sion Homemaker Club...
Maurice C. Willis (03/15/05)
Maurice C. Willis, 82, of Ravenden died Feb. 25, 2005, at Randolph County Medical Center in Pocahontas. The funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy.
Leonard Joseph DeBolt (03/15/05)
Leonard Joseph DeBolt, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died Feb. 24, 2005, at his home. Born May 16, 1929, in Champaign, Ill., he was the son of John William and Edith Leone Palmer DeBolt. He worked as an accountant for Riceland Foods. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, and American Legion...
Lillian Irene McWilliams (03/15/05)
Lillian Irene McWilliams, 93, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 25, 2005, at her residence. Born Feb. 3, 1912, in Leroy, Ill., she was the daughter of William and Della Brittin Bremer. She worked many years as a clerk for the United States Postal Service before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village in 1971 with her husband, Bryce McWilliams. ...
James Verlin Jones (03/15/05)
James Verlin Jones, 96, died March 8, 2005, in Crosby, Mo. He was residing in Crosby where he had been cared for by his daughter, Doris, for the past six years. Born Aug. 25, 1908, he was the son of Ernest and Evoria Sears Jones in Wild Cherry, Ark. ...
Judith Theresa Byrd (03/15/05)
Judith Theresa Byrd, 60, of Williford died March 3, 2005, in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 1, 1944, in Falmouth, Mich., she was the daughter of Earl and Alice Dowland. She married Eric Goff. She later married Sherman Eugene Byrd in Jonesboro on July 9, 1983. He preceded her in death Nov. 7, 2003...
J.K. Crow (03/15/05)
J.K. Crow, 89, of Cave City, died Feb. 28, 2005, at Cave City, Nursing Home. Born Sept. 10, 1915, at Cave City, he was the son of Oliver Verdo and Sarah Junie James Crow. He was a minister, attended Missionary Baptist Institute in Little Rock, Landmark Baptist College in Hayward, Calif., in 1968, was chaplain of Civil Air Patrol in 1978 and chaplain of North Star Co. ...
Juacellia Kakouris (03/15/05)
Juacellia Kakouris, 71, of Jonesboro, formerly of S. Louis, Mo., died Feb. 25, 2005, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born June 11, 1933, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Bill and June Graddy Thomas. She was a banquet waitress for Clayton Inn of Clayton, Mo., for many years and was a member of the Affton (Mo.) Church of Christ...
James "J.D" Dawson Jr. (03/15/05)
James D. "J.D." Dawson Jr., 86, of Mammoth Spring died March 5, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 19, 1918, in Hardy, he was the son of James Dawson Sr. and Cora Hastings Dawson. He was a member of Spring River Baptist Church in Hardy. ...
Imogene Gentry Fowler (03/15/05)
Imogene Gentry Fowler, 87, a lifetime resident of Ash Flat, died Feb. 24, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 5, 1918, in Ash Flat, she was the daughter of William Harve and Louvena Roberts Estes. She was a homemaker, a technician for Baxter Laboratories of Ash Flat for 15 years and a longtime member of Ash Flat Church of Christ...
Harriet Edith Denoyer (03/15/05)
Harriet Edith Hackley Denoyer, 85, of Horseshoe Bend died March 6, 2005, at Community Medical Center in Calico Rock. Born Feb. 24, 1920, in Kankakee, Ill., she was the daughter of James and Dora Ebeling Hackley. She married Clarence B. Denoyer in Kankakee June 6, 1946. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary of the Mount Catholic Church...
Geneva E. Berry (03/15/05)
Geneva E. Berry, 79, of Harrisburg died March 9, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 1, 1925, in Lorado, Ark., she was the daughter of Emery and Lucy Dennis. She was formerly of Lorado and retired from Frolic Footwear. She was a member of Lorado Baptist Church...
Francis "Frank" W. Park (03/15/05)
Francis "Frank" W. Park, 80, of Cherokee Village died March 3, 1925, in Ash Flat. Born Feb. 26, 1925, in Petrolia, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of Harvey Edward Park and Garnette Neeves Park. He served his country during World War II in General George Patton's Army, and was in the Battle of the Bulge...
Frank Rose (03/15/05)
Frank Rose, 81, of Cave City died March 7, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Feb. 7, 1923, at Mobley, Ark., he was the son of James Parkey and Sarah James Rose. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in the European Theater. He was a retired auto mechanic and a member and deacon of Bold Springs Missionary Baptist Church near Strawberry...
Fred L. Williams (03/15/05)
Fred L. Williams, 96, of Ash Flat died Feb. 24, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. Born Oct. 24, 1908, in Vanndale, he was the son of Willie Richard Williams and Allie Cynthia Lattie Williams. He worked many years as a broiler operator for a university. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Ash Flat...
David Lee Cochran (03/15/05)
David Lee Cochran, 72, of Hardy died Feb. 26, 2005, at his resident. Born May 1, 1932, in Sharp County, he was the son of Dale and Ora B. Armstrong Cochran. He married Mary Lou Jones Feb. 4, 1966, in Williford. He worked many years in the construction business...
Catherine Russell (03/15/05)
Catherine Clarke Russell, 81, died March 10, 2005, at her home. Born June 8, 1923, at Hardy, she was the daughter Edmund Stillman and Mary Rosalie Rudisaile Clarke. She was a member of Saddle Baptist Church, Fulton County Extension Homemakers and Nine Mike Ridge Auxiliary. Her hobbies were making quilts, decorating cakes, making gardens and playing games with her friends and family...
Charles Piper (03/15/05)
Charles Piper, 72, of Cherokee Village died March 6, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Born Aug. 15, 1932, he was the son of Charles W. Piper and Bertha Frost Piper. He was married to Nancy Piper and was an engineer. He served in the U.S. Air Force from June 1951 to June 18, 1955...
Clara Ophelia Wood (03/15/05)
Clara Ophelia Wood, 83, of West Plains, Mo., died Feb. 24, 2005, at Pleasant Valley Manor in West Plains. Born Feb. 23, 1922, in West Plains, Mo., she was the daughter of E. Austin Gray and Ella Lee Manning Gray. She was united in marriage Feb. 22, 1947, in Waterloo, Iowa, to Warren P. Wood, who preceded her in death...
Birdie Guinnip (03/15/05)
Birdie Emmerich Guinnip, 90, of Evening Shade died March 6, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born Jan. 27, 1915, at Williford, she was the daughter of Peter J. and Sarah Ellen Combs Emmerich. She was a homemaker and a member of Calvary Baptist Church at Evening Shade...
Alta Maxine Meador (03/15/05)
Alta Maxine Meador, 72, of Jonesboro died March 7, 2005, at Craighead County Nursing Center. She was born in Huntsville, Ark.. She was of the Baptist belief, a retired CNA, having worked as a home health nurse in Cherokee Village, and was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters...