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Stories from Thursday, April 7, 2005

Harry A. Barkoff (04/07/05)
Harry A. Barkoff, 61, of Cave City, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Atlanta, Ga. He was born Dec. 19, 1943, at Cardiff, N.J., to Alexander Harry and Ruth Margaret Sear Barkoff. He was a mechanic, a U.S. Army veteran, and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Mayes Barkoff of the home; a stepson, Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga.; his mother, Ruth Margaret Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; a brother, Chet Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; two sisters -- Rose Harper and Hope Belmonte, both of Atco, N.J.; three grandchildren -- Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga., Jennifer Phillips and Leonard Phillips of Niota, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Olen J. Powell (04/07/05)
Olen J. Powell, died March 12, 2005. He was born June 19, 1917, in Fulton County, Ark. He was the fourth son of eleven children born to Oscar Joshua and Rose Etta Martin Powell. At age 15 he joined the CCC, working on projects in several states, including Grand Teton National Park and Pinnacles State Park in California...
Ova Lena Hatfield (04/07/05)
The funeral for Ova Lena Hatfield, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 2, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Rev. Charles Barnett officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Ova Lena Hatfield was born July 30, 1920, in Quincy, Miss., the daughter of the late Cullie T. Whitehead and Ethel B. Holcomb Whitehead. She died March 30, 2005, in Seymour, Mo...
Ruth Myrtle Ammons (Correction) (04/07/05)
~Born 10-1-1936 -- Died 3-29-2005 The name of one of the survivors of Råuth Myrtle Ammons was listed incorrectly in her obituary in a recent issue. Her sister, Beatrice Dunn, was listed as Beanice Dunn.
Tony G. Tucker (04/07/05)
Tony G. Tucker, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 31, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 10, 1924, in Dell, Ark., he was he son of Tony Tucker and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. He moved to Sharp County in 1970 from Jonesboro. ...
Dorothy May St. John (04/07/05)
Dorothy May St. John, 82, of Cave City, died March 25, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 30, 1922, at Guthrie Center, Iowa, she was the daughter of Charles and Flora Slight. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her husband, Raymond St. ...
Randall Allen Stroud (04/07/05)
Randell Allen Stroud, 40, of Hardy died April 3, 2005, at his home. Born July 17, 1964 in Salem, he was the son of Robert Neal "Bob" Stroud and Mary Lee Paysinger Stroud. He graduated from Highland High School in 1983. He worked as a chef for the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Fla., and for Universal Studios in Orlando. ...
Maranda Estes Verser (04/07/05)
Maranda Leigh Estes Verser, 24, of Evening Shade died April 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 26, 1980, in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of Christopher Clyde and Tommie Dianne Qualls Estes. She was a graduate of Evening Shade High School, a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith...
Loyd Salter (04/07/05)
Loyd Salter, 67, of Desha died April 2, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 3, 1937, at Locust Grove, he was the son of J.T. and Ida Bell Pace Presley. He was co-owner of Patterson Salter Trucking Company in Batesville and a member of First Baptist Church of Desha...
Warren Meacham (04/07/05)
Warren Charles Meacham, 68, of Glencoe, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 1, 1936, at Oneida N.Y., he was the son of the late Stanley and Gaynel Smith Meacham. He married Norma Lee Gay Nov. 12, 1976, at Rockford, Ill. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a carpenter...
Robert Henry Boettger (04/07/05)
Robert Henry Boettger, 88, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born June 8, 1916, in Milwaukee, Wis., he was the son of Rudolph and Susan Boettger. He worked many years before retiring as a machinist. He moved to Hardy from Milwaukee in 1978. He was a member of the Eagles and a bowling instuctor for the Young Women's Christian Association in Milwaukee. He also loved to ballroom dance...
Ronald R. Hedden (04/07/05)
Ronald R. Hedden, 66, died March 28, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. Born July 22, 1938, he was the son of Ellis and Exie Hedden of Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Thayer High School in 1956. He married Patsy Mullins Jan. 31, 1959, in Miami, Okla...
Howard Lamore Green, Amanda Beryl Green (04/07/05)
The funeral for Howard and Beryl Haney Green of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 1, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Lee Moses officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Gary Chester (04/07/05)
Gary Chester, 57, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 7, 1947, in Myrtle, Mo., and died March 27, 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Couch High School in 1966. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Myrtle. Survivors include his mother, Eureta Chester-Minge and her husband, Joe, of West Plains, Mo.; a brother, Rick Chester and his wife, Lana, of Myrtle, Mo.; two nieces -- Kristi Chester of Lead Hill, Ark., and Hollie Chester of West Plains; a nephew, Brian Chester and his wife, Jessica, of West Plains; two great-nephews -- Quaid Turner and Dusty Chester, both of West Plains; and a great-niece, Gracie Chester of West Plains. ...
Harold E. Crawford (04/07/05)
Harold E. Crawford, 66, of Highland, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Born Sept. 7, 1938, in Van Alstyne, Texas, he was the son of A.V. and Buena Crawford. He graduated from Rockwall High School in 1957 and began his career in public service when he was elected justice of the peace of Rockwall County in Texas. During his 30 years in Rockwall he served as municipal court judge, juvenile court judge and Rockwall County Judge...
Harry A. Barkoff (04/07/05)
Harry A. Barkoff, 61, of Cave City, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Atlanta, Ga. He was born Dec. 19, 1943, at Cardiff, N.J., to Alexander Harry and Ruth Margaret Sear Barkoff. He was a mechanic, a U.S. Army veteran, and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Joyce Mayes Barkoff of the home; a stepson, Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga.; his mother, Ruth Margaret Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; a brother, Chet Barkoff of Macon, Ga.; two sisters -- Rose Harper and Hope Belmonte, both of Atco, N.J.; three grandchildren -- Michael Joseph Phillips of Augusta, Ga., Jennifer Phillips and Leonard Phillips of Niota, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.. ...
Olen J. Powell (04/07/05)
Olen J. Powell, died March 12, 2005. He was born June 19, 1917, in Fulton County, Ark. He was the fourth son of eleven children born to Oscar Joshua and Rose Etta Martin Powell. At age 15 he joined the CCC, working on projects in several states, including Grand Teton National Park and Pinnacles State Park in California...
Ova Lena Hatfield (04/07/05)
The funeral for Ova Lena Hatfield, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 2, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Rev. Charles Barnett officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home in Thayer. Ova Lena Hatfield was born July 30, 1920, in Quincy, Miss., the daughter of the late Cullie T. Whitehead and Ethel B. Holcomb Whitehead. She died March 30, 2005, in Seymour, Mo...
Ruth Myrtle Ammons (Correction) (04/07/05)
~Born 10-1-1936 -- Died 3-29-2005 The name of one of the survivors of Råuth Myrtle Ammons was listed incorrectly in her obituary in a recent issue. Her sister, Beatrice Dunn, was listed as Beanice Dunn.
Tony G. Tucker (04/07/05)
Tony G. Tucker, 80, of Ash Flat, Ark., died March 31, 2005, at his home. Born Aug. 10, 1924, in Dell, Ark., he was he son of Tony Tucker and Emily Grace Hoover Tucker. He was a veteran of the United States Navy having served during World War II. He moved to Sharp County in 1970 from Jonesboro. ...
Dorothy May St. John (04/07/05)
Dorothy May St. John, 82, of Cave City, died March 25, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 30, 1922, at Guthrie Center, Iowa, she was the daughter of Charles and Flora Slight. She was a homemaker and of the Methodist faith. Survivors include her husband, Raymond St. ...
Randall Allen Stroud (04/07/05)
Randell Allen Stroud, 40, of Hardy died April 3, 2005, at his home. Born July 17, 1964 in Salem, he was the son of Robert Neal "Bob" Stroud and Mary Lee Paysinger Stroud. He graduated from Highland High School in 1983. He worked as a chef for the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Fla., and for Universal Studios in Orlando. ...
Maranda Estes Verser (04/07/05)
Maranda Leigh Estes Verser, 24, of Evening Shade died April 1, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born June 26, 1980, in Jonesboro, she was the daughter of Christopher Clyde and Tommie Dianne Qualls Estes. She was a graduate of Evening Shade High School, a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith...
Loyd Salter (04/07/05)
Loyd Salter, 67, of Desha died April 2, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born May 3, 1937, at Locust Grove, he was the son of J.T. and Ida Bell Pace Presley. He was co-owner of Patterson Salter Trucking Company in Batesville and a member of First Baptist Church of Desha...
Warren Meacham (04/07/05)
Warren Charles Meacham, 68, of Glencoe, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born Oct. 1, 1936, at Oneida N.Y., he was the son of the late Stanley and Gaynel Smith Meacham. He married Norma Lee Gay Nov. 12, 1976, at Rockford, Ill. He spent his working years as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a carpenter...
Robert Henry Boettger (04/07/05)
Robert Henry Boettger, 88, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home. Born June 8, 1916, in Milwaukee, Wis., he was the son of Rudolph and Susan Boettger. He worked many years before retiring as a machinist. He moved to Hardy from Milwaukee in 1978. He was a member of the Eagles and a bowling instuctor for the Young Women's Christian Association in Milwaukee. He also loved to ballroom dance...
Ronald R. Hedden (04/07/05)
Ronald R. Hedden, 66, died March 28, 2005, at Cox South in Springfield, Mo. Born July 22, 1938, he was the son of Ellis and Exie Hedden of Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Thayer High School in 1956. He married Patsy Mullins Jan. 31, 1959, in Miami, Okla...
Howard Lamore Green, Amanda Beryl Green (04/07/05)
The funeral for Howard and Beryl Haney Green of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was April 1, 2005, at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with Lee Moses officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Thayer...
Gary Chester (04/07/05)
Gary Chester, 57, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 7, 1947, in Myrtle, Mo., and died March 27, 2005, at Shady Oaks Nursing Home in Thayer, Mo. He graduated from Couch High School in 1966. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Myrtle. Survivors include his mother, Eureta Chester-Minge and her husband, Joe, of West Plains, Mo.; a brother, Rick Chester and his wife, Lana, of Myrtle, Mo.; two nieces -- Kristi Chester of Lead Hill, Ark., and Hollie Chester of West Plains; a nephew, Brian Chester and his wife, Jessica, of West Plains; two great-nephews -- Quaid Turner and Dusty Chester, both of West Plains; and a great-niece, Gracie Chester of West Plains. ...
Harold E. Crawford (04/07/05)
Harold E. Crawford, 66, of Highland, Ark., died March 30, 2005, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. Born Sept. 7, 1938, in Van Alstyne, Texas, he was the son of A.V. and Buena Crawford. He graduated from Rockwall High School in 1957 and began his career in public service when he was elected justice of the peace of Rockwall County in Texas. During his 30 years in Rockwall he served as municipal court judge, juvenile court judge and Rockwall County Judge...