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Stories from Tuesday, October 3, 2006

Vila Oyler (10/03/06)
Vila Oyler, age 92, of Ash Flat died Sept. 23, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born March 1, 1914, near Poughkeepsie to Samuel Wesley and Josie Ella (Powell) Anderson. She was a cook at Ash Flat and Highland schools for many years and a member of the Corinth Methodist Church at Ash Flat...
Truman C. Benton (10/03/06)
Truman C. Benton of Salem, son of the late John Allen and Ona Jane (Butts) Benton, was born Oct. 4, 1913, in Frenchtown, Ark. He died Sept. 28, 2006, at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 92. Benton married Oval Hall on Aug. 25, 1931, at Salem. He was a farmer, carpenter and owner of a leather and shoe repair shop. He was a member of the Salem Church of Christ...
Nikki Ann Gipson Gold (10/03/06)
Niki Ann (Gipson) Gold, 52, of Evening Shade died Sept. 27, 2006, at her residence. Funeral arrangements were incomplete at press time Monday. Arrangements are by Heath Oak Hill Chapel in Hardy.
M.H. Fontenot (10/03/06)
M.H. Fontenot, 69, of Cave City, formerly of California and Louisiana, died Sept. 28, 2006, at his home. He was born Feb. 21, 1937, in Collinston, La., to Clarence and Blanche Iota (Warton) Fontenot. He was a veteran, retired from the U.S. Navy and civil service. He was a Baptist...
Lucille Pinkind (10/03/06)
Lucille Pinkind was born Feb. 9, 1920, in Hardy and died Sept. 4, 2006, in Carson City, Nev. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Hessie Harbison; husband, George T. Pinkind; brother, Warren Harbison; a son, Fred Whitted; and son-in-law, Bill Stewart...
Jay Marlin Brewer (10/03/06)
Jay Marlin Brewer, 82, of Jonesboro died Sept. 27, 2006, at Skillcare Nursing Home in Jonesboro. Born in Myrtle, Mo., April 14, 1924, he lived in Hardy before moving to Jonesboro a few years ago. He was a retired employee of Cash Builders Supply in Nettleton. He was a member of the Church of God in Jonesboro...
Norma C. Peterson Vaughn (10/03/06)
Norma C. (Hawkins) Peterson Vaughn of the Ash Flat Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, formerly of Cherokee Village, died Sept. 22, 2006, at the nursing home in Ash Flat. She was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of the late Lynn and Lillian Hawken. She was united in marriage to her first husband, Samuel R. Peterson, on Dec. 19, 1942, in Detroit. He preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1979...
Elizabeth Deloras Shew (10/03/06)
Elizabeth Deloras Shew, daughter of Elmer and Chloe (Walters) Moss, was born in Adair County, Mo., near Novinger on July 15, 1926, and died Sept. 21, 2006, at Pearl's II Eden for Elders in Princeton, Mo., at the age of 80. She was married to James Benjamin "J.B." Shew on Feb. 4, 1946, in Troy, Kans. He preceded her in death on Dec. 28, 1989. She was also preceded in death by her parents; a granddaughter, Brandi Jo Duff; and by a daughter-in-law, Nancy Shew...
David Michael Largent (10/03/06)
David Michael Largent, 57, of Hardy died Sept. 30, 2006, in Ash Flat. Largent was born Aug. 12, 1949, in Pontiac, Mich., the son of W.W. Largent and Ernestine (Gooch) Largent. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and sports fan. He was a member of the Church of Christ...
Chris Allen Bodkins (10/03/06)
Chris Allen Bodkins, 16, of Williford died Sept. 23, 2006. He was born Jan. 7, 1990, in Helena, Ark., the son of Riley Cossey and Angalina Bodkins. He was a student at Williford High School. He was a junior firefighter for the Williford Volunteer Fire Department...