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Stories from Thursday, April 28, 2005

Harold Gruner (04/28/05)
Harold Durwood Gruner, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 22, 1921, in Doe Run, Mo., and died April 15, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Bernice Gruner of the home; two daughters -- Rhita Boenninghausen of Mammoth Spring and Dolores Ferrell of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and four grandchildren -- Brett, James, Migual and Lisa. Preceeding him in death were his parents, Phillip Peter Gruner and Catherine Zimmer. Gruner; two brothers and a sister...
John Richard Sanders (04/28/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo., Sept. 28, 1929, the son of John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
Artie M. Billingsley (04/28/05)
Artie M. Billingsley, 88, of Glencoe, Ark., daughter of Ed McDonald and Maggie Katherie Duke McDonald, was born Sept. 25, 1916, in Day, Ark. She died April 23, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Arch Billingsley March 24, 1934, in Heart, Ark. She was a postmaster in Glencoe for 37 years, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Loraine Johnston (04/28/05)
Loraine Johnston, 86, of Stevens Point, Wis. died April 13, 2005, For over 53 years, she was the wife of Al Johnston. In 1971, Loraine and her husband, Al, bought a house in Cherokee Village and fell in love with the area. They returned to Cherokee Village. Al died in 1989...
James D. Carter (04/28/05)
James D. Carter, 63, of Cherokee Village died early April 21, 2005, at his home. Born in Craighead County, he lived much of his life in Venture, Calif., before moving to Jonesboro about 15 years ago and then to Cherokee Village two years ago. He was a retired employee of the Jonesboro Human Development Center and was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church. While living in Jonesboro, he was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church...
Hugh "Bill" Champlin (04/28/05)
Hugh Rondall "Bill" Champlin, 82, of Cave City, died April 17, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 28, 1922, at Lily, Ky., he was the son of Hugh and Lena Mae Bullins Champlin. He retired as a foreman from Thompson Pipe and Steel, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Old Country Church of God...
Monty Lyn Griswold (04/28/05)
Monty Lyn Griswold, 42, died April 18, 2005, at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born Aug. 23, 1962, at Flint, Mich., the son of Lynwood Griswold and Cathy Griswold. He was married to Michelle Griswold. He was employed as a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Michelle Griswold of Cherokee Village, Ark.; three daughters -- Shelby Rae Griswold, Annie Mae Griswold and Whitney Nicole Ethier all of Cherokee Village; his mother, Cathy Griswold; and three brothers -- Charles Griswold of Flint, Mich., Ken Griswold of Glencoe, Ark., and Darrin Griswold of Glencoe, Ark.. ...
Ronnie Gossell (04/28/05)
Ronnie Gossell, 63, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 17, 2005, at his residence. Born March 1, 1942, in Woodstock, Ill., he was the son of Richard Gossell and Helen Zimmerman Gossell. He graduated from the Harvard High School in Harvard, Ill., in 1960. ...
Sarah Ann Walker (04/28/05)
Sarah Ann Walker, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born March 23, 1911, and died April 16, 2005, at Colonial Springs Health Care in Buffalo, Mo. Survivors include three daughters -- Lovina Tipton and husband, Johnny, Dorothy Knuckles and husband, George, and Beulah Pingleton and husband, Bob; two sons -- Allen Crabtree and wife, Betty, and Jim Crabtree and wife, June; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren...
Dallas Loren Ollar (04/28/05)
Funeral services for Dallas Loren Ollar, 77, of Koshkonong, Mo. were April 24 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bill Bales officiating. Arrange-ments were by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Ollar was the son of Wright Ollar and Stella Blankenship Ollar and was born on May 23, 1927, in Alton. He died April 21, 2005, in West Plains...
Harold Gruner (04/28/05)
Harold Durwood Gruner, 84, of Mammoth Spring, Ark., was born April 22, 1921, in Doe Run, Mo., and died April 15, 2005, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Bernice Gruner of the home; two daughters -- Rhita Boenninghausen of Mammoth Spring and Dolores Ferrell of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and four grandchildren -- Brett, James, Migual and Lisa. Preceeding him in death were his parents, Phillip Peter Gruner and Catherine Zimmer. Gruner; two brothers and a sister...
John Richard Sanders (04/28/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo., Sept. 28, 1929, the son of John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
Artie M. Billingsley (04/28/05)
Artie M. Billingsley, 88, of Glencoe, Ark., daughter of Ed McDonald and Maggie Katherie Duke McDonald, was born Sept. 25, 1916, in Day, Ark. She died April 23, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She married Arch Billingsley March 24, 1934, in Heart, Ark. She was a postmaster in Glencoe for 37 years, and was a member of the Church of Christ...
Loraine Johnston (04/28/05)
Loraine Johnston, 86, of Stevens Point, Wis. died April 13, 2005, For over 53 years, she was the wife of Al Johnston. In 1971, Loraine and her husband, Al, bought a house in Cherokee Village and fell in love with the area. They returned to Cherokee Village. Al died in 1989...
James D. Carter (04/28/05)
James D. Carter, 63, of Cherokee Village died early April 21, 2005, at his home. Born in Craighead County, he lived much of his life in Venture, Calif., before moving to Jonesboro about 15 years ago and then to Cherokee Village two years ago. He was a retired employee of the Jonesboro Human Development Center and was a member of Ash Flat Baptist Church. While living in Jonesboro, he was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church...
Hugh "Bill" Champlin (04/28/05)
Hugh Rondall "Bill" Champlin, 82, of Cave City, died April 17, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born April 28, 1922, at Lily, Ky., he was the son of Hugh and Lena Mae Bullins Champlin. He retired as a foreman from Thompson Pipe and Steel, served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Old Country Church of God...
Monty Lyn Griswold (04/28/05)
Monty Lyn Griswold, 42, died April 18, 2005, at his home in Cherokee Village, Ark. He was born Aug. 23, 1962, at Flint, Mich., the son of Lynwood Griswold and Cathy Griswold. He was married to Michelle Griswold. He was employed as a truck driver. Survivors include his wife, Michelle Griswold of Cherokee Village, Ark.; three daughters -- Shelby Rae Griswold, Annie Mae Griswold and Whitney Nicole Ethier all of Cherokee Village; his mother, Cathy Griswold; and three brothers -- Charles Griswold of Flint, Mich., Ken Griswold of Glencoe, Ark., and Darrin Griswold of Glencoe, Ark.. ...
Ronnie Gossell (04/28/05)
Ronnie Gossell, 63, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died April 17, 2005, at his residence. Born March 1, 1942, in Woodstock, Ill., he was the son of Richard Gossell and Helen Zimmerman Gossell. He graduated from the Harvard High School in Harvard, Ill., in 1960. ...
Sarah Ann Walker (04/28/05)
Sarah Ann Walker, 94, of Alton, Mo., was born March 23, 1911, and died April 16, 2005, at Colonial Springs Health Care in Buffalo, Mo. Survivors include three daughters -- Lovina Tipton and husband, Johnny, Dorothy Knuckles and husband, George, and Beulah Pingleton and husband, Bob; two sons -- Allen Crabtree and wife, Betty, and Jim Crabtree and wife, June; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren...
Dallas Loren Ollar (04/28/05)
Funeral services for Dallas Loren Ollar, 77, of Koshkonong, Mo. were April 24 at Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Bill Bales officiating. Arrange-ments were by Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo. Ollar was the son of Wright Ollar and Stella Blankenship Ollar and was born on May 23, 1927, in Alton. He died April 21, 2005, in West Plains...