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Stories from Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Maudie Edwards Sharp (02/28/06)
Maudie Edwards Sharp, 96, of Evening Shade died Feb. 19, 2006, at a Batesville hospital. She was born Sept. 11, 1909, near Evening Shade, the daughter of the late Jefferson Davis Edwards and Emily Huckabee Edwards. She was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Evening Shade and the Women's Missionary Union. She was a Sunday school teacher for many years and lived in the Evening Shade area her entire life. She enjoyed cooking and liked to pick cotton...
Juanita J. Campbell (02/28/06)
Juanita J. Campbell, 67, of Highland died Feb. 17, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1939, in Elk City, Kan., the daughter of Emma Trotter Hodge and the late Victor B. Hodge. She worked many years as a secretary. She moved to Sharp County 14 years ago from California. She loved to travel and go to flea markets and she loved horses and the outdoors...
James John Vitko (02/28/06)
James John Vitko, age 74, of of Ottumwa, Iowa, formerly of Hardy, died Feb. 21, 2006, at the Hospice House of Ottumwa. Vitko was born Aug. 25, 1931, in Albia, Iowa to John F. and Mary Agnes (Stofko) Vitko. Vitko married Ruth Ann Hayes on Jan. 21, 1963 in Indiana. Vitko graduated from Albia High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict...
Hetty Elizabeth Wells (02/28/06)
Hetty Elizabeth Wells, 89, of Hardy died Feb. 21, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was the widow of the late Franklin Ray Wells, and was a member of the Full Gospel Church of Ozark Acres. Survivors include three sons, Floyd Green of Rushville, Ill., Wilson Hall and William Hall, both of Hardy; a half sister, Audrey Smith, and a half brother, Dewey Ellis, both of Rogers, Ark.; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...
George Herman Coble (02/28/06)
George Herman Coble of Viola, son of the late William George Coble and Sallie Ann Carroll Coble, was born June 21, 1925, in Union, Ark. He died Feb. 18, 2006, at his home at the age of 80. He was united in marriage to Lillie Mae Montgomery on July 20, 1947, at Viola. To this union, five children were born...
Florence P. Cundiff (02/28/06)
Florence P. Cundiff, 86, a resident of the Ash Flat Nursing Center, died Feb. 7, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Dec. 12, 1919, in Cable, Ill., the daughter of the late Timothy and Rachel Merrill McMahn. She was married to George R. Cundiff on April 2, 1939, in Peoria, Ill. He preceded her in death Sept. 5, 1990...
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin (02/28/06)
Rev. Ellis Ray Martin, age 54, of Bartow, Fla., died Feb. 18, 2006, at Lakeland, Fla. He was born Dec. 7, 1951, at Batesville, Ark., the son of Clay Alva and Evelyn Morgan Martin. He was the pastor at the Bartow Church of God, was a Church of God minister for over 30 years and a former Church of God district overseer of the Wooster, Ohio, District...
Anton Luebken (02/28/06)
Anton "Tony" Luebken, 90, of Cherokee Village died Feb. 23, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Luebken was born Aug. 7, 1915, in Hanover, Kan., the son of August and Ella Luebken. He was united in marriage to Maxine Chapman on June 2, 1937...