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Stories from Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Waymon Frank Fowler (06/06/06)
Waymon Frank Fowler, age 61, died June 1, 2006, at Sears, Mich. He was born Sept. 20, 1944, at Ash Flat, the son of Merle and Freda Fowler. Fowler spent his working years employed with GM Truck and Bus in Pontiac, Mich., where he retired in 1991. He had a lifetime love for the outdoors and found peace by working on landscaping and woodwork projects and the time he spent with his wife. Great friendships were formed through his interest of hunting, and friendships were as important as family...
Valentine Casmir Zak (06/06/06)
Valentine Casmir Zak, 77, of Cherokee Village died June 2, 2006, at Eaglecrest Nursing Home in Ash Flat. Zak was born in Chicago, Ill., the son of Casmir and Sophia Kubik Zak. He worked as an engineer for General Motors for 37 years before retiring and moving to Cherokee Village 13 years ago from Greenville, Wis., and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church. He served in the Navy during World War II, was member of the Highland Elks Club and was an avid golfer...
Tommy "Chris" Pierson (06/06/06)
Tommy Christopher "Chris" Pierson, 32, of Franklin died May 30, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was a carpenter, did missionary work in Mexico and was a Christian. Pierson, with Danny and Christy Hopper, shared two sons, Kyler and Dylan of Greenbriar. ...
Louise Swallow (06/06/06)
Louise C. Swallow, 81, of Cherokee Village died June 3, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born March 29, 1925, in Chariton, Iowa, the daughter of the late Glenn C. Curtis and Grace (Fall) Curtis. She was a retired registered nurse, having worked for many years in Burlington, Iowa. ...
James Oscar Ballard (06/06/06)
James Oscar Ballard, 68, of Ash Flat died June 3, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Jan. 3, 1938, in Noland, Ark., the son of the late Woodrow and Viola Smith Ballard. He was raised in the Hardy and Highland area. He was a cattle farmer, a member of the Arkansas Cattlemen's Association and was of the Assembly of God faith...
Hazel Parlee Holland Burr (06/06/06)
Hazel Parlee Holland Burr, age 77, of Batesville died May 30, 2006, at the Ash Flat Nursing and Rehab Center in Ash Flat. She was born Sept. 2, 1928, at Nelsonville, Ark., the son of the late Edgar and Paralee (Lasley) Holland. She moved to Truman in 1950 and retired from Singer Corporation. She was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Trumann...
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce (06/06/06)
Ernest "Colonel" Bruce, 72, of Cave City died May 28, 2006, at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 1933, at Calamine, Ark., the son of the late Clarence Wallace and Mabel Elizabeth Moore Bruce. He retired from the Arkansas Highway Department. He was a veteran having served in Germany as an Army paratrooper during World War II and was a natural musician, playing both the piano and fiddle at area nursing homes. He was of the Methodist faith...
Danny Virgil Henry (06/06/06)
Danny Virgil Henry died May 31, 2006, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains at the age of 36 years. He was born Nov. 25, 1969, in Hieldeburg, Germany, the son of Phyllis Rogers Henry and the late Virgil Gary Henry. He was united in marriage April 7, 1990, in Hardy, Ark., to Laura Lee...
Bonnie Jo Black (06/06/06)
Bonnie Jo Black, 59, of Cherokee Village died May 25, 2006, at Ash Flat Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a lengthy fight with cancer. She graduated from Streator Township High School in 1964. She retired after 25 years from Caterpiller Tractor working as a medical transcriptionist for the medical department in Mossville, Ill. ...
Barbara Allen Smith Yates (06/06/06)
Barbara Allen Smith Yates, 55, of Hardy died May 31, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Nov. 4, 1950, in Lawton, Okla., the daughter of Jerry and Kathleen May Davis Smith. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Larry D. ...
Allen "Al" Dobberke (06/06/06)
Allen "Al" Dobberke, 85, died May 30, 2006, at the Stratford Nursing and Rehab Center in Stratford, Iowa. Dobberke was born Sept. 1, 1920. His childhood was spent on his parents' farm in Oshkosh, Wis. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1937...