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Stories from Thursday, June 23, 2005

Bikers remember ... (06/23/05)
BIKERS: Bikers for the Wall is a short-term effort by a group of motorcyclists who have joined together to help raise funds for the Moving Wall during its scheduled stop in West Plains Oct. 3-9. SMSU-WP University/ Community Programs and AMVETS Post 98 Ladies Auxiliary are co-sponsoring bringing the Moving Wall to the West Plains Civic Center. ...
Housing in reach for some low-income families in area (06/23/05)
Owning a home is a dream that a few residents in Fulton and Izard counties may become a reality. Roberta White, self-help housing manager at Ozark Opportunities, said her organization is offering to build houses for 12 low-income families in Fulton and Izard counties...
Fulton County may build sports complex (06/23/05)
Fulton County and the Salem Baseball and Softball Association are exploring the possibility of building a sports complex in the county over the next five years. "This facility will be for all the residents in Fulton County," said Fulton County Judge Charles Willett from his office June 20. "The kids in this county don't have very much and this is something we need to do for them."...
MRID to end lake patrol (06/23/05)
A long-standing agreement between the MRID and city of Horseshoe Bend to patrol the city's lakes has not been renewed and several citizens, including the mayor, are upset about it. "Since 1996 the MRID has had a contractual agreement to do certain things like patrol the lakes," Horseshoe Bend Mayor Bob Spear said. "This year they have opted to do nothing."...
Angler "bags" unexpected catch (06/23/05)
A man fishing on Lake Mirandy in Highland got a little more than he bargained for when he reeled in his catch on June 13. William Davidson, 70, didn't catch a catfish, striper or bass -- instead he reeled in a ladies brown canvas purse that had been stolen in Ash Flat in 1981...
New proof needed to obtain DL (06/23/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County residents who plan to renew their driver's license need to be warned, July 1 everyone in Missouri will need to show proof of identification or proof of U.S. residency. Under a state law passed last year, everyone obtaining or renewing a driver's license or permit must show proof of their "lawful presence" in the United States...
Bailey is speaker at annual banquet (06/23/05)
THAYER -- The Thayer Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet at the Warm Fork Restaurant June 27 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Wendell Bailey and the featured artists are the Red Apple Boys. Tickets are $12 per person and may be purchased at the door or at Allen American Realty, Bank of Thayer, K-Kountry 95, The Tek Shop and Warm Fork Restaurant...
Charges dropped against Shockley (06/23/05)
CARTER COUNTY -- For the second time charges have been dropped against the wife of the man accused of killing Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Dewayne Graham. Coree Shockley, 23, of Van Buren was charged in April with tampering with evidence in the case. She was being investigated for removing ammunition from her home shortly after her husband, Lance Shockley, allegedly shot and killed Graham...
City Council votes to extend boundaries (06/23/05)
THAYER -- Extending the Thayer city limits was the main item on the agenda at the Thayer City Council meeting June 14. The council voted unanimously to pass an ordinance to extend the city limits from its former boundary, just north of the Assembly of God Church on Highway 63, to the Missouri/Arkansas state line. This process has been in the works for several months and has included running new water lines...
Asphalt work will soon finish (06/23/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Asphalt work on Highway 63 between Thayer and West Plains has moved out of Oregon County. Officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) said the work is ahead of schedule and should wrap up by the first of next month, weather permitting. The work began in May and wasn't expected to be completed before October...
Fight leads to burglary charges (06/23/05)
A bad mood may send a Melbourne man time to prison. Justin R. Bishop, 25, has been charged with residential burglary, a class B felony; third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor; and criminal mischief in the first degree, a class A misdemeanor. The charges stem from an incident at the Lunen Street Apartment complex in Melbourne June 14 at approximately 12:15 a.m...
Woman charged with allowing sexual abuse (06/23/05)
A Melbourne woman was charged June 13 with permitting the abuse of a minor, a class B felony, after she allegedly allowed a 14-year-old boy to engage in sexual intercourse with an 11-year-old girl. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Amelia I. Peek, 28, gave the boy and girl alcohol and let them sleep together in her bed...
Workshop helps students resolve their problems (06/23/05)
PEER TRAINING: Students from Couch School who recently attended the 2005 Peer Mediation Training Workshop in West Plains are, from left: sponsor Reba Wood, Cassie Roberts, Rebecca See, Devin Fraley and Jason Sorrell. OREGON COUNTY -- Approximately 150 seventh and eighth grade students and sponsors attended a peer mediation training workshop June 6-9 at Southwest Missouri State University in West Plains...
Another day at work (06/23/05)
close call: Fulton County chief deputy Paul Martin directs traffic after a wreck June 21 7 miles west of Ash Flat on Highway 62/412. The driver, Homer Gifford, 43, of Highland ran his 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse into the back end of a supply truck. Neither Gifford nor the other driver was injured. No citations were issued. Photo/Jared...
Asphalt work will soon finish (06/23/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Asphalt work on Highway 63 between Thayer and West Plains has moved out of Oregon County. Officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) said the work is ahead of schedule and should wrap up by the first of next month, weather permitting. The work began in May and wasn't expected to be completed before October...
Bailey is speaker at annual banquet (06/23/05)
THAYER -- The Thayer Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual banquet at the Warm Fork Restaurant June 27 at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Wendell Bailey and the featured artists are the Red Apple Boys. Tickets are $12 per person and may be purchased at the door or at Allen American Realty, Bank of Thayer, K-Kountry 95, The Tek Shop and Warm Fork Restaurant...
New proof needed to obtain DL (06/23/05)
OREGON COUNTY -- Oregon County residents who plan to renew their driver's license need to be warned, July 1 everyone in Missouri will need to show proof of identification or proof of U.S. residency. Under a state law passed last year, everyone obtaining or renewing a driver's license or permit must show proof of their "lawful presence" in the United States...
Angler "bags" unexpected catch (06/23/05)
A man fishing on Lake Mirandy in Highland got a little more than he bargained for when he reeled in his catch on June 13. William Davidson, 70, didn't catch a catfish, striper or bass -- instead he reeled in a ladies brown canvas purse that had been stolen in Ash Flat in 1981...
MRID to end lake patrol (06/23/05)
A long-standing agreement between the MRID and city of Horseshoe Bend to patrol the city's lakes has not been renewed and several citizens, including the mayor, are upset about it. "Since 1996 the MRID has had a contractual agreement to do certain things like patrol the lakes," Horseshoe Bend Mayor Bob Spear said. "This year they have opted to do nothing."...
Fulton County may build sports complex (06/23/05)
Fulton County and the Salem Baseball and Softball Association are exploring the possibility of building a sports complex in the county over the next five years. "This facility will be for all the residents in Fulton County," said Fulton County Judge Charles Willett from his office June 20. "The kids in this county don't have very much and this is something we need to do for them."...
Housing in reach for some low-income families in area (06/23/05)
Owning a home is a dream that a few residents in Fulton and Izard counties may become a reality. Roberta White, self-help housing manager at Ozark Opportunities, said her organization is offering to build houses for 12 low-income families in Fulton and Izard counties...
Fight leads to burglary charges (06/23/05)
A bad mood may send a Melbourne man time to prison. Justin R. Bishop, 25, has been charged with residential burglary, a class B felony; third degree battery, a class A misdemeanor; and criminal mischief in the first degree, a class A misdemeanor. The charges stem from an incident at the Lunen Street Apartment complex in Melbourne June 14 at approximately 12:15 a.m...
Woman charged with allowing sexual abuse (06/23/05)
A Melbourne woman was charged June 13 with permitting the abuse of a minor, a class B felony, after she allegedly allowed a 14-year-old boy to engage in sexual intercourse with an 11-year-old girl. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Amelia I. Peek, 28, gave the boy and girl alcohol and let them sleep together in her bed...
Charges dropped against Shockley (06/23/05)
CARTER COUNTY -- For the second time charges have been dropped against the wife of the man accused of killing Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Dewayne Graham. Coree Shockley, 23, of Van Buren was charged in April with tampering with evidence in the case. She was being investigated for removing ammunition from her home shortly after her husband, Lance Shockley, allegedly shot and killed Graham...
City Council votes to extend boundaries (06/23/05)
THAYER -- Extending the Thayer city limits was the main item on the agenda at the Thayer City Council meeting June 14. The council voted unanimously to pass an ordinance to extend the city limits from its former boundary, just north of the Assembly of God Church on Highway 63, to the Missouri/Arkansas state line. This process has been in the works for several months and has included running new water lines...
Workshop helps students resolve their problems (06/23/05)
PEER TRAINING: Students from Couch School who recently attended the 2005 Peer Mediation Training Workshop in West Plains are, from left: sponsor Reba Wood, Cassie Roberts, Rebecca See, Devin Fraley and Jason Sorrell. OREGON COUNTY -- Approximately 150 seventh and eighth grade students and sponsors attended a peer mediation training workshop June 6-9 at Southwest Missouri State University in West Plains...
Another day at work (06/23/05)
close call: Fulton County chief deputy Paul Martin directs traffic after a wreck June 21 7 miles west of Ash Flat on Highway 62/412. The driver, Homer Gifford, 43, of Highland ran his 1992 Mitsubishi Eclipse into the back end of a supply truck. Neither Gifford nor the other driver was injured. No citations were issued. Photo/Jared...
Bikers remember ... (06/23/05)
BIKERS: Bikers for the Wall is a short-term effort by a group of motorcyclists who have joined together to help raise funds for the Moving Wall during its scheduled stop in West Plains Oct. 3-9. SMSU-WP University/ Community Programs and AMVETS Post 98 Ladies Auxiliary are co-sponsoring bringing the Moving Wall to the West Plains Civic Center. ...
Newsome deployed (06/23/05)
Navy Airman Christopher J. Newsome, son of Miriam C. and Grover L. Newsome of Melbourne, Ark., and his shipmates are in the middle of a scheduled deployment while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, homeported in Norfolk, Va. Newsome's ship deployed with USS Ashland, USS Ponce and USS Gonzalez as part of the USS Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike Group in support of the global war on terrorism and Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom...
Newsome deployed (06/23/05)
Navy Airman Christopher J. Newsome, son of Miriam C. and Grover L. Newsome of Melbourne, Ark., and his shipmates are in the middle of a scheduled deployment while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, homeported in Norfolk, Va. Newsome's ship deployed with USS Ashland, USS Ponce and USS Gonzalez as part of the USS Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike Group in support of the global war on terrorism and Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom...
MDC sets date, changes for deer season (06/23/05)
Missouri deer hunters will find a few changes to this year's hunting regulations, but season length and most other details are similar to last year. The Missouri Conservation Commission set 2005 deer hunting regulations at its meeting June 2. Season dates are:...
Hunters wanting a little something extra for deer season may find that a zone quota doe permit may be the ticket. It's a no-cost extra for several deer zones and wildlife management areas (WMAs) in A (06/23/05)
The Arkansas Ford Dealers Big Bass Bonanza has grown in numbers during each of the past five years, and for the first time will grow in days in 2005. One of the country's largest amateur big bass tournaments will grow even larger in its sixth season, expanding to three days of fishing on the Arkansas River with prize money expected to exceed more than $300,000...
Time winding down for zone quota permits (06/23/05)
Hunters wanting a little something extra for deer season may find that a zone quota doe permit may be the ticket. It's a no-cost extra for several deer zones and wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Arkansas where limited take of female deer is encouraged by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife biologists...
MDC sets date, changes for deer season (06/23/05)
Missouri deer hunters will find a few changes to this year's hunting regulations, but season length and most other details are similar to last year. The Missouri Conservation Commission set 2005 deer hunting regulations at its meeting June 2. Season dates are:...
Hunters wanting a little something extra for deer season may find that a zone quota doe permit may be the ticket. It's a no-cost extra for several deer zones and wildlife management areas (WMAs) in A (06/23/05)
The Arkansas Ford Dealers Big Bass Bonanza has grown in numbers during each of the past five years, and for the first time will grow in days in 2005. One of the country's largest amateur big bass tournaments will grow even larger in its sixth season, expanding to three days of fishing on the Arkansas River with prize money expected to exceed more than $300,000...
Time winding down for zone quota permits (06/23/05)
Hunters wanting a little something extra for deer season may find that a zone quota doe permit may be the ticket. It's a no-cost extra for several deer zones and wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Arkansas where limited take of female deer is encouraged by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife biologists...
Eleanor Dzwierzynski (06/23/05)
Eleanor Dzwierzynski, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died June 8, 2005 at the North Arkansas Life Care Cener in Horseshoe Bend. She was born July 28, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Peter and Caroline Chmielowicz Jakubowski. She married Anthony Dzwierzynski Sept. 27, 1947, in Chicago, Ill. She worked as an inspector in the auto industry. She was a housewife and was of the Catholic faith...
Norman Langley (06/23/05)
Norman Eugene Langley, 78, of Thayer, Mo., was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Carter, Okla., the son of the late James Otho Langley and Alma Neva Hays Langley. He departed this life June 10, 2005, at Thayer. He received his education in Harper, Kan., graduating in 1944. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served 22 months, 17 of those in the South Pacific where he earned the rank of 3rd class petty officer while serving aboard an LST...
Mrs. June P. Baer (06/23/05)
Mrs. June P. Baer, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., passed away June 18, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Mrs. Baer was born on Jan. 21, 1920, in Omaha, Neb. the daughter of James and Aimee Elliott. She was united in marriage to Dexter Baer on Sept. ...
Betty C. Kerley (06/23/05)
Betty C. Kerley, 69, of Raytown, Mo., passed away June 12, 2005, at the home of her daughter. She was born Feb. 2, 1936, in Vidette, Ark., to Ralph Emerson and Lillie Leann Worsham Shrable. She was lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She was a loving wife of 51 years and mother providing for her family. She loved to write poetry , gardening and was an avid reader...
Carol Lucille Campbell (06/23/05)
Carol Lucille Campbell, 77, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 13, 2005, in Jonesboro. She was born April 14, 1928, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Truman and Lucille Husted Ingham. She worked many years as a gardener and for Wal-Mart in the garden center. She loved to read a good novel and the newspaper. She also was an avid fan of the Antique Road Show program and Nascar racing. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church...
Eanos E. Hinson (06/23/05)
Eanos E. Hinson, age 74, of Cave City, Ark., died June 14, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born June 15, 1930, in Evening Shade, Ark., the son of Wesley and Eula Duncan Hinson. He was an electrician, a U.S. Amy veteran, having served during the Korean War, and was of the Methodist faith...
Ray Lex Fleetwood (06/23/05)
Ray Lex Fleetwood, 83, of Cave City, Ark., died June 13, 2005, at White River Medical Center Batesville. He was born June 13, 1922, in Izard County to John Isaac and Minnie Fudge Fleetwood. He was a farmer; a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Europe from D-day at Normandy through the duration of the war and he was of the Baptist faith...
Anne R. Janas (06/23/05)
Anne R. Janas, 87, died June 14, 2005, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born Nov. 2, 1917, in Lithuania, the daughter of Dominick and Anna Chernau-skas Rimbus. She married Frank Janas on April 24, 1948, in Chicago, Ill. During her working years she worked as a secretary...
Opal L. Turner (06/23/05)
Opal L. Turner, 74, of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph and Katie Smith Flynn, was born March 21, 1931, in Saddle, Ark. she died June 18, 2005, at her home in Camp. She was united in marriage to Orville Turner on Oct. 17, 1945, at Salem. To this union six children were born. ...
Opal Lucille Staton (06/23/05)
Funeral services for Opal Lucille Staton, 93, of Hermitage, Mo., formerly of Thayer were June 11, 2005, at Carter Chapel with Bro. Bill Bales officiating. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Malone and Florence Jackson Malone, born June 25, 1911, in Thayer...
Preston A. Crutcher (06/23/05)
Preston A. Crutcher, 86, died May 31, 2005, at the Lawton Fort Sill Veterans Center in Oklahoma. He was born Dec. 3, 1918, the son of Edger and Edna Krouse Crutcher. He married Ruth Hull Crutcher in the summer of 1948 in LeFors, Texas, and she preceded him in death March 22, 1994...
Charles Ernest Croney (06/23/05)
Charles Ernest Croney, 70, of Myrtle, Mo., died June 18, 2005, in Myrtle. He was born July 10, 1934, in Blytheville, Ark., the son of the late Ernest Croney and Faye Gilmore Croney. He was united in marriage April 6, 1958, in Garfield, Mo., to Lillie M. Williams...
Maryann Wolfram Smith (06/23/05)
Maryann Wolfram Smith, formerly of Cherokee Village, died June 12, 2005, at her home at Luther Manor in Milwaukee, Wisc. She was born Dec. 8, 1915, in Sheboygan, Wisc., the youngest daughter of Oswald and Ida Wolfram. She attended Immanuel Lutheran School and Sheboygan Vocational Tech College before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, as the first woman to enlist from Sheboygan County...
Mrs. Audrey B. Ede (06/23/05)
Mrs. Audrey B. Ede, 97, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 19, 2005, in Ash Flat. She was born Nov. 1, 1907, in Streator, Ill., the daughter of William S. Coulson and Mary Ann Goss Coulson. She was united in marriage to Philip L. Ede in 1934 at Streator...
Gladys Gavurnick (06/23/05)
Gladys Gavurnick, 85, of Cherokee Village, died June 17, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born on Nov. 23, 1919, in Bunker Hill, N.J., the daughter of James and Abigail Faust. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village and worked for the school district as a secretary...
Fred G. Peaslee (06/23/05)
Fred G. Peaslee, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, formerly of Elgin, Ill., died June 20, 2005, in Ash Flat. He was born Dec. 12, 1919, the son of Fred and Anna Russell Peaslee, in Elgin, Ill. He married Joanne Stettner April 3, 1973, in Geneva, Ill. He was a retired plant engineer from Shakeproof Division Illinois Tool Works after 30 years of service. ...
Wilma Imogene Anderson Howard (06/23/05)
Wilma Imogene Anderson Howard, 78, daughter of the late Willie Artie "Bill" Anderson and Faye Anderson Byrd, was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Larkin, Ark. She died June 16, 2005, in Melbourne, Ark. She was united in marriage to Add Roman Howard on Jan. 18, 1949, and to this union five children were born. ...
Raymond Lewis (06/23/05)
Raymond Douglas Lewis, 76, of Cherokee Village, died May 22 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Oct. 6, 1928, at Bible Grove Township, Clay County, Ill., to R.D. and Lela Lewis. He was educated at Flora, Ill., graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., where he attained a bachelor of science degree in education with a minor in math...
"Jay" Weathers Jr. (06/23/05)
James "Jay" Lafayette Weathers Jr., 90, of Batesville died June 14, 2005 in Batesville. He was born Feb. 22, 1915 in Salem, Ark., the son of Dr. J. L. Weathers and Ollie Gaston Weathers. He was a former Sheriff and Tax Collector for Fulton County and retired as a lieutenant with the Arkansas Highway Police. ...
Roland Mauschbaugh (06/23/05)
Roland L. "Rollie" Mauschbaugh, 76, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died June 16, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was formerly of East Peoria, Ill. He was a commissioner of the Ozark Acres Suburban Improvement District (SID), a member of the Ozark Acres AARP and the community choir. He was an avid bowler and bowled with the Senior League...
Bobby Jean Cantrell (06/23/05)
Bobby Jean Cantrell, 50, of Thayer, Mo., died June 14, 2005, in Thayer. He was born May 20, 1955, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Leonard Troy "Skinny" Cantrell and Betty Jean Jenkins Cantrell. He was a life-long resident of Thayer, Mo. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and spending time on Lake Norfolk excelling in his favorite sport, fishing...
Eleanor Dzwierzynski (06/23/05)
Eleanor Dzwierzynski, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died June 8, 2005 at the North Arkansas Life Care Cener in Horseshoe Bend. She was born July 28, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Peter and Caroline Chmielowicz Jakubowski. She married Anthony Dzwierzynski Sept. 27, 1947, in Chicago, Ill. She worked as an inspector in the auto industry. She was a housewife and was of the Catholic faith...
Anne R. Janas (06/23/05)
Anne R. Janas, 87, died June 14, 2005, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born Nov. 2, 1917, in Lithuania, the daughter of Dominick and Anna Chernau-skas Rimbus. She married Frank Janas on April 24, 1948, in Chicago, Ill. During her working years she worked as a secretary...
Roland Mauschbaugh (06/23/05)
Roland L. "Rollie" Mauschbaugh, 76, of Ozark Acres, Ark., died June 16, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville, Ark. He was formerly of East Peoria, Ill. He was a commissioner of the Ozark Acres Suburban Improvement District (SID), a member of the Ozark Acres AARP and the community choir. He was an avid bowler and bowled with the Senior League...
Bobby Jean Cantrell (06/23/05)
Bobby Jean Cantrell, 50, of Thayer, Mo., died June 14, 2005, in Thayer. He was born May 20, 1955, in Thayer, Mo., the son of the late Leonard Troy "Skinny" Cantrell and Betty Jean Jenkins Cantrell. He was a life-long resident of Thayer, Mo. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and spending time on Lake Norfolk excelling in his favorite sport, fishing...
"Jay" Weathers Jr. (06/23/05)
James "Jay" Lafayette Weathers Jr., 90, of Batesville died June 14, 2005 in Batesville. He was born Feb. 22, 1915 in Salem, Ark., the son of Dr. J. L. Weathers and Ollie Gaston Weathers. He was a former Sheriff and Tax Collector for Fulton County and retired as a lieutenant with the Arkansas Highway Police. ...
Opal L. Turner (06/23/05)
Opal L. Turner, 74, of Camp, Ark., daughter of the late Joseph and Katie Smith Flynn, was born March 21, 1931, in Saddle, Ark. she died June 18, 2005, at her home in Camp. She was united in marriage to Orville Turner on Oct. 17, 1945, at Salem. To this union six children were born. ...
Ray Lex Fleetwood (06/23/05)
Ray Lex Fleetwood, 83, of Cave City, Ark., died June 13, 2005, at White River Medical Center Batesville. He was born June 13, 1922, in Izard County to John Isaac and Minnie Fudge Fleetwood. He was a farmer; a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Europe from D-day at Normandy through the duration of the war and he was of the Baptist faith...
Raymond Lewis (06/23/05)
Raymond Douglas Lewis, 76, of Cherokee Village, died May 22 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Oct. 6, 1928, at Bible Grove Township, Clay County, Ill., to R.D. and Lela Lewis. He was educated at Flora, Ill., graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., where he attained a bachelor of science degree in education with a minor in math...
Eanos E. Hinson (06/23/05)
Eanos E. Hinson, age 74, of Cave City, Ark., died June 14, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born June 15, 1930, in Evening Shade, Ark., the son of Wesley and Eula Duncan Hinson. He was an electrician, a U.S. Amy veteran, having served during the Korean War, and was of the Methodist faith...
Opal Lucille Staton (06/23/05)
Funeral services for Opal Lucille Staton, 93, of Hermitage, Mo., formerly of Thayer were June 11, 2005, at Carter Chapel with Bro. Bill Bales officiating. She was the daughter of the late Arthur Malone and Florence Jackson Malone, born June 25, 1911, in Thayer...
Norman Langley (06/23/05)
Norman Eugene Langley, 78, of Thayer, Mo., was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Carter, Okla., the son of the late James Otho Langley and Alma Neva Hays Langley. He departed this life June 10, 2005, at Thayer. He received his education in Harper, Kan., graduating in 1944. After graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served 22 months, 17 of those in the South Pacific where he earned the rank of 3rd class petty officer while serving aboard an LST...
Carol Lucille Campbell (06/23/05)
Carol Lucille Campbell, 77, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 13, 2005, in Jonesboro. She was born April 14, 1928, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Truman and Lucille Husted Ingham. She worked many years as a gardener and for Wal-Mart in the garden center. She loved to read a good novel and the newspaper. She also was an avid fan of the Antique Road Show program and Nascar racing. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church...
Mrs. June P. Baer (06/23/05)
Mrs. June P. Baer, 85, of Cherokee Village, Ark., passed away June 18, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark. Mrs. Baer was born on Jan. 21, 1920, in Omaha, Neb. the daughter of James and Aimee Elliott. She was united in marriage to Dexter Baer on Sept. ...
Betty C. Kerley (06/23/05)
Betty C. Kerley, 69, of Raytown, Mo., passed away June 12, 2005, at the home of her daughter. She was born Feb. 2, 1936, in Vidette, Ark., to Ralph Emerson and Lillie Leann Worsham Shrable. She was lifelong member of the Church of Christ. She was a loving wife of 51 years and mother providing for her family. She loved to write poetry , gardening and was an avid reader...
Preston A. Crutcher (06/23/05)
Preston A. Crutcher, 86, died May 31, 2005, at the Lawton Fort Sill Veterans Center in Oklahoma. He was born Dec. 3, 1918, the son of Edger and Edna Krouse Crutcher. He married Ruth Hull Crutcher in the summer of 1948 in LeFors, Texas, and she preceded him in death March 22, 1994...
Maryann Wolfram Smith (06/23/05)
Maryann Wolfram Smith, formerly of Cherokee Village, died June 12, 2005, at her home at Luther Manor in Milwaukee, Wisc. She was born Dec. 8, 1915, in Sheboygan, Wisc., the youngest daughter of Oswald and Ida Wolfram. She attended Immanuel Lutheran School and Sheboygan Vocational Tech College before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, as the first woman to enlist from Sheboygan County...
Mrs. Audrey B. Ede (06/23/05)
Mrs. Audrey B. Ede, 97, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died June 19, 2005, in Ash Flat. She was born Nov. 1, 1907, in Streator, Ill., the daughter of William S. Coulson and Mary Ann Goss Coulson. She was united in marriage to Philip L. Ede in 1934 at Streator...
Gladys Gavurnick (06/23/05)
Gladys Gavurnick, 85, of Cherokee Village, died June 17, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born on Nov. 23, 1919, in Bunker Hill, N.J., the daughter of James and Abigail Faust. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Cherokee Village and worked for the school district as a secretary...
Fred G. Peaslee (06/23/05)
Fred G. Peaslee, 85, of Horseshoe Bend, formerly of Elgin, Ill., died June 20, 2005, in Ash Flat. He was born Dec. 12, 1919, the son of Fred and Anna Russell Peaslee, in Elgin, Ill. He married Joanne Stettner April 3, 1973, in Geneva, Ill. He was a retired plant engineer from Shakeproof Division Illinois Tool Works after 30 years of service. ...
Charles Ernest Croney (06/23/05)
Charles Ernest Croney, 70, of Myrtle, Mo., died June 18, 2005, in Myrtle. He was born July 10, 1934, in Blytheville, Ark., the son of the late Ernest Croney and Faye Gilmore Croney. He was united in marriage April 6, 1958, in Garfield, Mo., to Lillie M. Williams...
Wilma Imogene Anderson Howard (06/23/05)
Wilma Imogene Anderson Howard, 78, daughter of the late Willie Artie "Bill" Anderson and Faye Anderson Byrd, was born Aug. 24, 1926, in Larkin, Ark. She died June 16, 2005, in Melbourne, Ark. She was united in marriage to Add Roman Howard on Jan. 18, 1949, and to this union five children were born. ...
Roland "Rollie" Mauschbaugh (06/23/05)
Roland L. "Rollie" Mauschbaugh, 76, of Ozark Acres died June 16, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was formerly of East Peoria, Ill. He was a commissioner of the Ozark Acres Suburban Improvement District (SID), a member of the Ozark Acres AARP and the community choir. He was an avid bowler and bowled with the Senior League...
Ray Lex Fleetwood (06/23/05)
Ray Lex Fleetwood, 83, of Cave City died June 13, 2005, at White River Medical Center Batesville. He was born June 13, 1922, in Izard County to John Isaac and Minnie Fudge Fleetwood. He was a farmer; a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in Europe from D-day at Normandy through the duration of the war. He was of the Baptist faith...
Raymond Douglas Lewis (06/23/05)
Raymond Douglas Lewis, 76, of Cherokee Village, died May 22 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Oct. 6, 1928, at Bible Grove Township, Clay County, Ill., to R.D. and Lela Lewis. He was educated at Flora, Ill., graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., where he attained a bachelor of science degree in education with a minor in math...
Maryann Wolfram Smith (06/23/05)
Maryann Wolfram Smith, formerly of Cherokee Village, died June 12, 2005, at her home at Luther Manor in Milwaukee, Wisc. She was born Dec. 8, 1915, in Sheboygan, Wisc., the youngest daughter of Oswald and Ida Wolfram. She attended Immanuel Lutheran School and Sheboygan Vocational Tech College before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, as the first woman to enlist from Sheboygan County...
Laura Bell Collins Marshall (06/23/05)
Laura Bell Collins Marshall, age 78, of Ravenden died June 11, 2005, at her home. She was born June 20, 1926, near Wirth to Luther and Lydia Ritenour Collins. She was retired from Brown Shoe Company in Pocahontas and was of the Methodist faith. Survivors include one son, Rex Marshall of Ravenden; four brothers -- Arthur Collins of Decatur, Ill., Gale Collins of Sidney, David Collins of Ravenden, and Walter Collins of Warrenton, Mo.; one sister, Rosa Fay Collins of Sidney; six grandchildren -- Nathan Marshall and Jason Marshall, both of Jonesboro, Jordan Marshall of Ravenden, Luther Collins, Steven Collins and Lydia Michelle Laringer, all of Savanna, Ga.; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.. ...
Mrs. June P. Baer (06/23/05)
Mrs. June P. Baer, 85, of Cherokee Village passed away June 18, 2005, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. Mrs. Baer was born on Jan. 21, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of James and Aimee Elliott. She was united in marriage to Dexter Baer on Sept. 30, 1944, in Rogers Park, Ill...
Eanos E. Hinson (06/23/05)
Eanos E. Hinson, age 74, of Cave City died June 14, 2005, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born June 15, 1930, in Evening Shade, Ark., the son of Wesley and Eula Duncan Hinson. He was an electrician, a U.S. Amy veteran, having served during the Korean War, and was of the Methodist faith...
Elanor Dzwierznyski (06/23/05)
Eleanor Dzwierzynski, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died June 8, 2005 at the North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend. She was born July 28, 1925, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Peter and Caroline Chmielowicz Jakubowski. She married Anthony Dzwierzynski Sept. 27, 1947, in Chicago, Ill. She worked as an inspector in the auto industry. She was a housewife and was of the Catholic faith...
Carol Lucille Campbell (06/23/05)
Carol Lucille Campbell, 77, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Cherokee Village, died June 13, 2005, in Jonesboro. She was born April 14, 1928, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Truman and Lucille Husted Ingham. She worked many years as a gardener and for Wal-Mart in the garden center. She loved to read good novels and the newspaper. She also was an avid fan of the Antique Road Show program and Nascar racing. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church...
Carson Michael Grass (06/23/05)
Brad and Sarah Grass of Springfield, Mo., announce the birth of a son, Carson Michael Grass, on April 15, 2005, at Cox-South. Carson weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Lenisa Grass, Rhonda Shannon and the late Mike Shannon of Salem...
Carson Michael Grass (06/23/05)
Brad and Sarah Grass of Springfield, Mo., announce the birth of a son, Carson Michael Grass, on April 15, 2005, at Cox-South. Carson weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Larry and Lenisa Grass, Rhonda Shannon and the late Mike Shannon of Salem...
Cheffey, Gray wed in Hawaii (06/23/05)
Landon Stuart Gray and Amanda Louise Cheffey were married at Makena Beach in Maui, Hawaii, on June 2 by Marc Grodan. The wedding took place at sunset. Following the ceremony and honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple resides in Springfield, Mo. A Hawaiian luau reception was held in West Plains at the Ramada Inn on June 11...
Cheffey, Gray wed in Hawaii (06/23/05)
Landon Stuart Gray and Amanda Louise Cheffey were married at Makena Beach in Maui, Hawaii, on June 2 by Marc Grodan. The wedding took place at sunset. Following the ceremony and honeymoon in Hawaii, the couple resides in Springfield, Mo. A Hawaiian luau reception was held in West Plains at the Ramada Inn on June 11...
Sutherland, Friend to wed (06/23/05)
Rodney Sutherland of Camp and Annis Sutherland Layne of Salem have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Alaynea Sutherland, to Jeremy Wayne Friend, son of Lale and Karen Brown of Sturkie. The bride-elect is attending Arkansas State University-Mountain Home and employed at Baxter Regional Medical Center...
Price, Pickett to wed (06/23/05)
Michael and Carla Price of Cherokee Village have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Price, to Phillip Pickett II, son of Phillip and Angie Pickett of Hardy. The bride-elect is currently employed at FNBC in Ash Flat...
Price, Pickett to wed (06/23/05)
Michael and Carla Price of Cherokee Village have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Price, to Phillip Pickett II, son of Phillip and Angie Pickett of Hardy. The bride-elect is currently employed at FNBC in Ash Flat...
Sutherland, Friend to wed (06/23/05)
Rodney Sutherland of Camp and Annis Sutherland Layne of Salem have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Alaynea Sutherland, to Jeremy Wayne Friend, son of Lale and Karen Brown of Sturkie. The bride-elect is attending Arkansas State University-Mountain Home and employed at Baxter Regional Medical Center...
Freys wed 50 years (06/23/05)
Tom and Willa Frey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the First Christian Church fellowship hall at 7th and Archer in Mammoth Spring. This event will be hosted by their children, Dr. Robert and Marilyn Frey, Terry and Jeanette Frey, Dr. Len and Renea Frey and Mitchell Frey. They have seven grandchildren...
Tabers to celebrate 40th anniversary (06/23/05)
Jimmie and Georgia Taber of Thomasville, Mo. will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary June 25 at the County Line Fellowship Hall (Highway 99 South of Birch Tree, Mo. -- eight miles) from 1 to 4 p.m. The Tabers were married June 26, 1965, in El Centro, Calif. ...
Guthries to celebrate golden anniversary (06/23/05)
The children and grandchildren of Don and Helen Guthrie will hold a reception in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. Don and Helen Guthrie were married July 3, 1955, in Colorado Springs, Colo., and retired to Salem, Ark., in 1991. The reception will be held on July 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Salem First Baptist Church Family Center, located at 525 Highway 62 East, Salem...
Guthries to celebrate golden anniversary (06/23/05)
The children and grandchildren of Don and Helen Guthrie will hold a reception in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary. Don and Helen Guthrie were married July 3, 1955, in Colorado Springs, Colo., and retired to Salem, Ark., in 1991. The reception will be held on July 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Salem First Baptist Church Family Center, located at 525 Highway 62 East, Salem...
Tabers to celebrate 40th anniversary (06/23/05)
Jimmie and Georgia Taber of Thomasville, Mo. will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary June 25 at the County Line Fellowship Hall (Highway 99 South of Birch Tree, Mo. -- eight miles) from 1 to 4 p.m. The Tabers were married June 26, 1965, in El Centro, Calif. ...