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Stories from Thursday, May 5, 2005

Edgar Kenneth Cochran (05/05/05)
Edgar Kenneth Cochran, 70, of Hardy, died April 24, 2005, in Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. Born in Hardy, Dec. 27, 1934, he worked in road construction and lived for 30 years in Hot Springs and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a son, Dexter Cochran of Garfield, Ark.; a brother, Billy Cochran of Hot Springs, Ark.; four sisters -- Sara Jane Horton of Hardy. ...
Dr. Leonard Douglas (05/05/05)
Dr. Leonard Carl Douglas, 77, was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Clifton Taylor Douglas and Fay Wallace Douglas. Surrounded by his loving family, Douglas was received into the Kingdom of his Savior April 28, 2005, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo...
Charles Kirsch (05/05/05)
Charles Kirsch, 69, of Cherokee Village died April 27, 2005, in St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Waupun, Wis., he was an assemblyman for Olham Chemical in Memphis, Tenn., before retiring to Cherokee Village two years ago. He served in the Navy and Coast Guard for more than 20 years...
Gertrude Mittlestedter (05/05/05)
Gertrude Hazel Mittlestedter, 91, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1913, in Fort Scott, Kan., daughter of Roy Kenney and Mary Perry Kenney. She died April 22, 2005, in Thayer. She was united in marriage May 21, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo. to Norman C. Gullic, who preceded her in death June 29, 1960...
Leonard C. Blevins (05/05/05)
Leonard C. Blevins 87, son of Charles Albert and Grace Truman Beaver Blevins, was born March 25, 1918, in Violet Hill, Ark. He died on April 21, 2005, in Salem, Ark. During his working years, he was a rock mason and farmer. He retired from the Arkansas Highway and Transporation Department after 25 years of employment...
J.L. Goings (05/05/05)
J.L. Goings, 76, of Williford, Ark., was born in Sharp County, and died April 28, 2005, at Cave City Nursing Home. He was a road grader operator, retiring after 30 years of service with Sharp County Road Depart-ment. He was a member of Bettis Church of Christ...
Wanda Lou Drain (05/05/05)
Wanda Lou Drain, 57, of Salem, Ark., died April 24, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born on July 24, 1947, in Blanchard, Okla., the daughter of the late Jesse and Audrey Hazel (Cox) Harrison. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest (05/05/05)
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest, 74, of Highland, died April 28, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Wiest was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Wakpala, S.D., the son of Fred and Emelia Schneider Wiest. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Isbelle Cieczka on May 12, 1956, in South Milwaukee, Wis...
Rev. Lyndon Jackson (05/05/05)
A memorial service for the Rev. Dr. Lyndon Jackson, former pastor of Spring River Presbyterian Church was held April 30. Rev. Jackson's ashes were placed in the columbarium at the Church, with a brief service there. Friends and family moved into the fellowship hall for a time when they shared memories of Jackson. His wife, Clara Vere, and family members were there to greet friends...
James Henry Hussey (05/05/05)
James Henry Hussey, 80, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born March 13, 1925, in Aubrun, Ind., and died April 20, 2005, in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hussey of the home; four children -- Michael Hussey of Valparaiso, Ind., James J. Hussey of Portland, Ore., Christine Carlson of Chicago, Ill., Peggy Woods of Demotte, Ind.; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
John Richard Sanders (05/05/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo. on Sept. 28, 1929, the son of the late John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
James Dodd (05/05/05)
James Dodd, 57, o Batesville, Ark., died April 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ak. He was born May 23, 1947, at Viola, Ark., to Snowey Everette and Lillie Ethel Dale Dodd. He was a retired poultry service man and a member of the VFW Post 4501 in Batesville...
Edgar Kenneth Cochran (05/05/05)
Edgar Kenneth Cochran, 70, of Hardy, died April 24, 2005, in Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock. Born in Hardy, Dec. 27, 1934, he worked in road construction and lived for 30 years in Hot Springs and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include a son, Dexter Cochran of Garfield, Ark.; a brother, Billy Cochran of Hot Springs, Ark.; four sisters -- Sara Jane Horton of Hardy. ...
Dr. Leonard Douglas (05/05/05)
Dr. Leonard Carl Douglas, 77, was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Alton, Mo., the son of the late Clifton Taylor Douglas and Fay Wallace Douglas. Surrounded by his loving family, Douglas was received into the Kingdom of his Savior April 28, 2005, in St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo...
Charles Kirsch (05/05/05)
Charles Kirsch, 69, of Cherokee Village died April 27, 2005, in St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Waupun, Wis., he was an assemblyman for Olham Chemical in Memphis, Tenn., before retiring to Cherokee Village two years ago. He served in the Navy and Coast Guard for more than 20 years...
Gertrude Mittlestedter (05/05/05)
Gertrude Hazel Mittlestedter, 91, of Thayer, Mo., was born Oct. 26, 1913, in Fort Scott, Kan., daughter of Roy Kenney and Mary Perry Kenney. She died April 22, 2005, in Thayer. She was united in marriage May 21, 1931, in Kansas City, Mo. to Norman C. Gullic, who preceded her in death June 29, 1960...
Rev. Lyndon Jackson (05/05/05)
A memorial service for the Rev. Dr. Lyndon Jackson, former pastor of Spring River Presbyterian Church was held April 30. Rev. Jackson's ashes were placed in the columbarium at the Church, with a brief service there. Friends and family moved into the fellowship hall for a time when they shared memories of Jackson. His wife, Clara Vere, and family members were there to greet friends...
James Henry Hussey (05/05/05)
James Henry Hussey, 80, of Koshkonong, Mo., was born March 13, 1925, in Aubrun, Ind., and died April 20, 2005, in Springfield, Mo. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hussey of the home; four children -- Michael Hussey of Valparaiso, Ind., James J. Hussey of Portland, Ore., Christine Carlson of Chicago, Ill., Peggy Woods of Demotte, Ind.; 15 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends...
John Richard Sanders (05/05/05)
John Richard Sanders, 75, of Eldon, Mo., died April 16, 2005. He was born in Thayer, Mo. on Sept. 28, 1929, the son of the late John David and Jessie Lee Roberts Sanders. He was a United States Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He retired from Griffin Wheel Works in Kansas City, Kan...
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest (05/05/05)
Ivan "Scotty" Wiest, 74, of Highland, died April 28, 2005, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Wiest was born Dec. 24, 1930, in Wakpala, S.D., the son of Fred and Emelia Schneider Wiest. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Isbelle Cieczka on May 12, 1956, in South Milwaukee, Wis...
Wanda Lou Drain (05/05/05)
Wanda Lou Drain, 57, of Salem, Ark., died April 24, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born on July 24, 1947, in Blanchard, Okla., the daughter of the late Jesse and Audrey Hazel (Cox) Harrison. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
J.L. Goings (05/05/05)
J.L. Goings, 76, of Williford, Ark., was born in Sharp County, and died April 28, 2005, at Cave City Nursing Home. He was a road grader operator, retiring after 30 years of service with Sharp County Road Depart-ment. He was a member of Bettis Church of Christ...
Leonard C. Blevins (05/05/05)
Leonard C. Blevins 87, son of Charles Albert and Grace Truman Beaver Blevins, was born March 25, 1918, in Violet Hill, Ark. He died on April 21, 2005, in Salem, Ark. During his working years, he was a rock mason and farmer. He retired from the Arkansas Highway and Transporation Department after 25 years of employment...
James Dodd (05/05/05)
James Dodd, 57, o Batesville, Ark., died April 28, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ak. He was born May 23, 1947, at Viola, Ark., to Snowey Everette and Lillie Ethel Dale Dodd. He was a retired poultry service man and a member of the VFW Post 4501 in Batesville...