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Stories from Thursday, September 27, 2007

Coffman wins school board seat (09/27/07)
Area voters went to the polls to elect new school board members Sept. 21. There was one contested race among Fulton County schools in the Salem School District. Karen Coffman defeated Keith Grey for the vacant position. Coffman received 67.5 percent (216), and Grey received 32.5 percent (104) of the 320 votes cast...
Incumbent defeated (09/27/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING - School Board elections were held across Arkansas Sept. 18. The Mammoth Spring School District had one position on the ballot. Incumbent Ramona Combs faced newcomer Jamie Turnbough. Turnbough defeated Combs 164 votes to 93 votes. Mammoth Spring School Superintendent Ron Taylor said Combs has served on the school board five years and has been an asset to the school...
Black Gold festival next weekend (09/27/07)
ALTON -- The 22nd annual Black Gold Walnut Festival will be held Oct. 5 and 6. The festival is sponsored annually by the Alton Chamber of Commerce and will be held on Alton's historic town square. "Last year's response was overwhelmingly positive with the festival back on the square, so we are keeping it there," said Alton Chamber of Commerce President Jan Shields...
Time to prepare (09/27/07)
Flu season is fast approaching and Oregon County Health Department Administrator Shiela Russell said it is time to start considering some preventive measures individuals can take to reduce the risk of getting the flu. She said the health department will be offering flu shots starting in October and they have plenty of vaccine...
Memory collectors (09/27/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Garry Williams and Patsy Carroll examine the dozens of horse-drawn plows used during the early 1900s that were collected by their father-in-law and father, respectively, Dick Felts. These and numerous other tools, pieces of furniture and vehicles are all a part of Dick's priceless and varied antiques that will be auctioned off during an estate sale Oct. 13...
Competes at state fair (09/27/07)
THAYER -- Clintan Caldwell, a senior member of the Thayer High School Future Farmers of America Chapter recently competed and placed well at the Missouri State Fair Growth and Quality Barrow Classic. The show is the only state fair in the United States that follows the entries all the way through to the dinner table...
Educator Dies (09/27/07)
Sadness weighed heavy on the hearts of many as they learned one of the area's most beloved and respected educators had died. Marvin Ray Newton, of Viola died Sept. 23 at his home. He was 67. Newton recently ended a long run of educating others. After 46 years of working in public schools -- Viola, Mountain Home, Norfork and Ozark, Mo. -- including 32 years as the superintendent of Viola, he retired in June...
School program encourages reading (09/27/07)
Kim Smith-Harber, Salem High School's Library Media Specialist is working to spice up the school's library in hopes of generating student interest. She said she revamped the library with a new circulation area, new book shelves and over 100 new books. But what's most exciting is the library's monthly activities, she said...
Oregon County festivals (09/27/07)
Festivals abound in Oregon County during the fall and two popular ones will be held this weekend. Yester-Daze will be held in downtown Myrtle Sept. 29. The theme for this year's festival is "Piecing Together the Past." Good food, booths, children's games, a quilt show and a parade are just a few of the many activities planed...
Physician's license suspended (09/27/07)
A local doctor with a penchant for finding trouble has found himself in an all too familiar predicament. The Arkansas State Medical Board has suspended Dr. David Kauffman's medical license for the second time in his 29 years of practice. Oct. 5 Kauffman will face members of the Arkansas Medical Board in a hearing at Little Rock to determine "whether (Kauffman's license) to practice medicine in the state of Arkansas should be revoked or suspended, or whether other sanctions should be given as punishment," according to official Arkansas Medical Board documents.. ...
Time to prepare (09/27/07)
Flu season is fast approaching and Oregon County Health Department Administrator Shiela Russell said it is time to start considering some preventive measures individuals can take to reduce the risk of getting the flu. She said the health department will be offering flu shots starting in October and they have plenty of vaccine...
Black Gold festival next weekend (09/27/07)
ALTON -- The 22nd annual Black Gold Walnut Festival will be held Oct. 5 and 6. The festival is sponsored annually by the Alton Chamber of Commerce and will be held on Alton's historic town square. "Last year's response was overwhelmingly positive with the festival back on the square, so we are keeping it there," said Alton Chamber of Commerce President Jan Shields...
Incumbent defeated (09/27/07)
MAMMOTH SPRING - School Board elections were held across Arkansas Sept. 18. The Mammoth Spring School District had one position on the ballot. Incumbent Ramona Combs faced newcomer Jamie Turnbough. Turnbough defeated Combs 164 votes to 93 votes. Mammoth Spring School Superintendent Ron Taylor said Combs has served on the school board five years and has been an asset to the school...
Coffman wins school board seat (09/27/07)
Area voters went to the polls to elect new school board members Sept. 21. There was one contested race among Fulton County schools in the Salem School District. Karen Coffman defeated Keith Grey for the vacant position. Coffman received 67.5 percent (216), and Grey received 32.5 percent (104) of the 320 votes cast...
School program encourages reading (09/27/07)
Kim Smith-Harber, Salem High School's Library Media Specialist is working to spice up the school's library in hopes of generating student interest. She said she revamped the library with a new circulation area, new book shelves and over 100 new books. But what's most exciting is the library's monthly activities, she said...
Educator Dies (09/27/07)
Sadness weighed heavy on the hearts of many as they learned one of the area's most beloved and respected educators had died. Marvin Ray Newton, of Viola died Sept. 23 at his home. He was 67. Newton recently ended a long run of educating others. After 46 years of working in public schools -- Viola, Mountain Home, Norfork and Ozark, Mo. -- including 32 years as the superintendent of Viola, he retired in June...
Competes at state fair (09/27/07)
THAYER -- Clintan Caldwell, a senior member of the Thayer High School Future Farmers of America Chapter recently competed and placed well at the Missouri State Fair Growth and Quality Barrow Classic. The show is the only state fair in the United States that follows the entries all the way through to the dinner table...
Memory collectors (09/27/07)
Photo by Brooke Ninemire Garry Williams and Patsy Carroll examine the dozens of horse-drawn plows used during the early 1900s that were collected by their father-in-law and father, respectively, Dick Felts. These and numerous other tools, pieces of furniture and vehicles are all a part of Dick's priceless and varied antiques that will be auctioned off during an estate sale Oct. 13...
Physician's license suspended (09/27/07)
A local doctor with a penchant for finding trouble has found himself in an all too familiar predicament. The Arkansas State Medical Board has suspended Dr. David Kauffman's medical license for the second time in his 29 years of practice. Oct. 5 Kauffman will face members of the Arkansas Medical Board in a hearing at Little Rock to determine "whether (Kauffman's license) to practice medicine in the state of Arkansas should be revoked or suspended, or whether other sanctions should be given as punishment," according to official Arkansas Medical Board documents.. ...
Oregon County festivals (09/27/07)
Festivals abound in Oregon County during the fall and two popular ones will be held this weekend. Yester-Daze will be held in downtown Myrtle Sept. 29. The theme for this year's festival is "Piecing Together the Past." Good food, booths, children's games, a quilt show and a parade are just a few of the many activities planed...
Cowart receives scholarship (09/27/07)
Kayla Elizabeth Cowart was recently awarded an Athletic Scholarship for golf to Central Baptist College in Conway, Ark. Athletic scholarships are awarded by the coach of the specific sport on an individual basis according to performance. Cowart will be a freshman pursuing an associate's of arts degree in general education...
Rosencrans graduates basic (09/27/07)
Army Reserve Pvt. Derek J. Rosencrans has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Rosencrans is the son of Paula Rosencrans of Mount Pleasant, Ark. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.. ...
Moore receives diploma (09/27/07)
Katie Abigale Moore, daughter of John and Robin Moore of Salem, has been awarded her high school diploma upon completion of academic requirements from Christian Light homeschool program. Friends are invited to a celebration from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Hickinbotham-Miller Exhibit building, located at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Salem...
Cowart receives scholarship (09/27/07)
Kayla Elizabeth Cowart was recently awarded an Athletic Scholarship for golf to Central Baptist College in Conway, Ark. Athletic scholarships are awarded by the coach of the specific sport on an individual basis according to performance. Cowart will be a freshman pursuing an associate's of arts degree in general education...
Moore receives diploma (09/27/07)
Katie Abigale Moore, daughter of John and Robin Moore of Salem, has been awarded her high school diploma upon completion of academic requirements from Christian Light homeschool program. Friends are invited to a celebration from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30 at the Hickinbotham-Miller Exhibit building, located at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Salem...
Rosencrans graduates basic (09/27/07)
Army Reserve Pvt. Derek J. Rosencrans has graduated from Basic Combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. Rosencrans is the son of Paula Rosencrans of Mount Pleasant, Ark. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.. ...
Airmail is A-OK (09/27/07)
A bit of bad news for the teams remaining on the Thayer Bobcats' schedule for 2007: Don't look now, but the Cats can throw the pigskin around a bit. After busting out to a fast 3-0 start on the young year, mostly behind the explosive skills of running back Michael Lowther, who ran for over 500 yards and 11 TDs on the ground during that stretch, Thayer took advantage of a home meeting with the Mountain View-Birch Tree Liberty Eagles to show it can air the ball out, as well...
Mustangs too much (09/27/07)
As they opened 2-3A Conference play Sept. 21 by hosting the Perryville Mustangs, the Salem Greyhounds were hoping to avoid the same pitfalls that had plagued them during their three non-conference losses to open the 2007 -- namely costly turnovers and letting their opponents jump out in front early, forcing the Hounds to play catch-me-if-you-can...
Mustangs too much (09/27/07)
As they opened 2-3A Conference play Sept. 21 by hosting the Perryville Mustangs, the Salem Greyhounds were hoping to avoid the same pitfalls that had plagued them during their three non-conference losses to open the 2007 -- namely costly turnovers and letting their opponents jump out in front early, forcing the Hounds to play catch-me-if-you-can...
Airmail is A-OK (09/27/07)
A bit of bad news for the teams remaining on the Thayer Bobcats' schedule for 2007: Don't look now, but the Cats can throw the pigskin around a bit. After busting out to a fast 3-0 start on the young year, mostly behind the explosive skills of running back Michael Lowther, who ran for over 500 yards and 11 TDs on the ground during that stretch, Thayer took advantage of a home meeting with the Mountain View-Birch Tree Liberty Eagles to show it can air the ball out, as well...
Norma Lancaster (09/27/07)
Norma Pauline Lancaster was born July 28, 1923, in Koshkonong, Mo., the daughter of John F. Jones and Mary M. Jewell Jones, and died Sept. 15, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. She was united in marriage Jan. 8, 1942, at Koshkonong, Mo. to Curtis Lancaster who preceded her in death Jan. 8, 1975...
Anna Mae Hampton (09/27/07)
Anna Mae Hampton was born Dec. 31, 1917, the daughter of James Olen Rosier and Delphia Warren Rosier in Salem, Ark. She died Sept. 7, 2007, at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Oren O'Dell. She was later united in marriage to James M. Hampton who preceded her in death Feb. 25, 1980...
Georgia Ann Reef (09/27/07)
Georgia Ann Reef was born the daughter of Marvin Bray and Alice Pauline Cantrell Bray on Jan. 10, 1939, in Farewell, Ark., and died Sept. 14, 2007, in Mount Vernon, Ill., at the age of 68. She was united in marriage Dec. 17, 1954, at Thayer, Mo., to Bobby A. Reef who preceded her in death March 17, 2006...
Rudolph "Rudy" Loeffler (09/27/07)
Rudolph "Rudy" Loeffler, 92, of?Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 16, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 28, 1915, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Frank and Cecelia Loeffler, the youngest of seven children. He married Lucy Jeff on Sept. 2, 1934. They were married for 66 years when Lucy died in 2000...
Charles W. Swift (09/27/07)
Charles W. Swift, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born April 21, 1938, at Winona, Mo., and died Sept. 14, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: his wife of almost 51 years, Vivian Swift of the home; two daughters, Jackie Chumbley and husband Ron of St. ...
Mary Frances Cover (09/27/07)
Mary Frances (Hope)?Cover, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 6, 1924, in Bartlesville, Okla., the daughter of John Hope and Grace (Wimberley)?Hope Curtis. She died Sept. 12, 2007, at the Shepherd's View Nursing Facility in Alton. Survivors include: three daughters, Gloria Shows and husband Nathan of Plano, Texas, Glenda Harder and husband, Jimmy of Emory, Texas and Gwendalyne Starwart and husband, Tom of Plano, Texas; one son, Timothy Cover and wife Carolyn of Bullard, Texas; one brother, Daniel Hope and wife Carmal of Dallas, Texas; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
William "Bill" Campbell (09/27/07)
William "Bill" Glenn Campbell, 60, of Cave City, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 13, 1947, at Batesville, the son of Henry Hubert Campbell and Sarah Virginia Blankenship Campbell. He worked for Civil Service for eight years...
Spec. Todd A. Motley (09/27/07)
Spc. Todd A. Motley of Clare, Mich., died Sept. 14, 2007, while faithfully serving his country in Iraq. Todd was participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the 6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas...
Betty Ann Higgins (09/27/07)
Betty Ann Higgins of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Estes and Melvina (Weyer)?Jovro, was born on Aug. 1, 1931, in Monterre, Mo. She died Sept. 18, 2007, at her home at the age of 76. She was united in marriage to Preston Earl Higgins on Oct. 16, 1949, at St. Louis, Mo. She was a loving wife, and she was employed as manager of Safeway Grocery in Los Angeles, Calif. She moved with her husband to Salem, Ark., in 1989, where they owned and operated Cedar Hill Station and Storage for 16 years...
Marvin Ray Newton (09/27/07)
Marvin Ray Newton, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Henry and Veda Ethel (Skelton) Newton was born on Oct. 7, 1939, near Elizabeth, Ark. He died Sept. 23, 2007, at his home, at the age of 67. Marvin was united in marriage to Judith Lynn Hopper on June 3, 1978, at Flippin, Ark. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle...
Joseph S. Mitchell (09/27/07)
Joseph S. Mitchell, 90, of Pensacola, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007. Mitchell was a native of Thayer, Mo., but had been a resident of Pensacola for the past 50 years. He was of the Assembly of God Faith. Mitchell joined the Navy in 1936 and served during World War II and the Korean Conflict retiring in 1959 after 23 years service. He served aboard the USS Dent, 116...
Glenda Jean?Pitchford (09/27/07)
Glenda Jean Pitchford, of Salem, daughter of Melba Jo White Pitchford and the late Lenord Denton Pitchford, was born Nov. 14, 1955, in Thayer, Mo. She died Sept. 18, 2007, at her home at the age of 51. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Retha (Fulbright) Street (09/27/07)
Retha (Fulbright)?Street, 91, of Calamine, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Izard County, Ark., the son of Thomas F. and Margaret (Moser)?Fulbright. She was a retired teacher, a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Lollis "Butch" Hendrix (09/27/07)
Lollis W. "Butch" Hendrix, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 21, 2007, at his home. He was born June 10, 1942, at Flint, ?Mich., the son of Lollis Wayne and Juanita (Hulett)?Hendrix. He was a self-employed carpenter. He was of the Baptist faith...
Sherry Lynn Cowens (09/27/07)
Sherry Lynn Cowens of Moko, Ark., daughter of Mary Lou (Land) Bassham and the late Roy Norman Bassham, was born Nov. 7, 1956, in West Plains, Mo. She died Sept. 16, 2007, in an automobile accident at the age of 50. She was united in marriage to Ronald Lynn Cowens on May 10, 1994, at Ash Flat, Ark. She was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of the Lanton Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and was a member of the Women's Mission Union...
Bernece Mahaffey (09/27/07)
Bernece Estelle Mahaffey, 79, of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born May 16, 1928, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of Jeff Rogers and Bell (Ladd) Rogers. She was united in marriage to Louis A. Mahaffey at Ravenden Springs, Ark., on Sept. 29, 1946...
Ruth Deaton (09/27/07)
Ruth Deaton, 97, was born Dec. 7, 1909, the daughter of the late Thomas Harrell and Cordia Powell Harrell. She died Sep. 19, 2007, in Nashville, Tenn. She was a former cafeteria staff employee at the Couch High School in Myrtle, Mo. She is survived by: seven children, Mary Traw of Mary-land Heighs, Mo., Norene Heineman of Oakland, Ark., Btty Combs of West Plains, Barbara Hoyt of Paducah, Ky., Carol Stephens of Pacific, Mo., Shirley Speer of Paducah, Ky., and John Deaton of Eldon, Mo. ...
Diane Alexander (09/27/07)
Diane Elizabeth Alexander, 64, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 14, 2007, in Salem, Ark. She was an assembler of electronics. She is survived by: her husbamd, Willie; son, Mark of Jonesboro; four daughters, Angela Gibson of West Dundee, lll.; Kim Alexander of Ottawa, Ill.; Lynette Alexander of Marseilles, Ill.; and Carrie Alexander of Cherokee Village; a brother, Dale Hoorerbek of Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Yolanda Baylor of Marseilles, and Patricia Hartkopp of North Aurora, Ill.; and 11 grandchildren.. ...
William John Hall (09/27/07)
William John Hall, 61, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 15, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was a carpenter and served in the Army. He is survived by: a son, William John II of Cartersville, Ga.; three daughters, Brenda Scagesser and Susan Holloway of West ?Plains, Mo., and Tammy Hall of Willow Springs, Mo.; two brothers, Wilson Bruce Hall of Hardy and Floyd Green of Mountain View, Mo.; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Wilma Louise Wymer (09/27/07)
Wilma Louise Wymer was born April 26, 1922, in Cedar City, Iowa, the daughter of Elmer Edward Conklin and Pearl Osborn Conklin. She died Sept. 13, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage to Marvin Spellman. In later years she was united in marriage to Norton William Wymer who preceded her in death Oct. 24, 1979...
Anna Mae Hampton (09/27/07)
Anna Mae Hampton was born Dec. 31, 1917, the daughter of James Olen Rosier and Delphia Warren Rosier in Salem, Ark. She died Sept. 7, 2007, at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Oren O'Dell. She was later united in marriage to James M. Hampton who preceded her in death Feb. 25, 1980...
Georgia Ann Reef (09/27/07)
Georgia Ann Reef was born the daughter of Marvin Bray and Alice Pauline Cantrell Bray on Jan. 10, 1939, in Farewell, Ark., and died Sept. 14, 2007, in Mount Vernon, Ill., at the age of 68. She was united in marriage Dec. 17, 1954, at Thayer, Mo., to Bobby A. Reef who preceded her in death March 17, 2006...
Rudolph "Rudy" Loeffler (09/27/07)
Rudolph "Rudy" Loeffler, 92, of?Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 16, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 28, 1915, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Frank and Cecelia Loeffler, the youngest of seven children. He married Lucy Jeff on Sept. 2, 1934. They were married for 66 years when Lucy died in 2000...
Norma Lancaster (09/27/07)
Norma Pauline Lancaster was born July 28, 1923, in Koshkonong, Mo., the daughter of John F. Jones and Mary M. Jewell Jones, and died Sept. 15, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 84. She was united in marriage Jan. 8, 1942, at Koshkonong, Mo. to Curtis Lancaster who preceded her in death Jan. 8, 1975...
Ruth Deaton (09/27/07)
Ruth Deaton, 97, was born Dec. 7, 1909, the daughter of the late Thomas Harrell and Cordia Powell Harrell. She died Sep. 19, 2007, in Nashville, Tenn. She was a former cafeteria staff employee at the Couch High School in Myrtle, Mo. She is survived by: seven children, Mary Traw of Mary-land Heighs, Mo., Norene Heineman of Oakland, Ark., Btty Combs of West Plains, Barbara Hoyt of Paducah, Ky., Carol Stephens of Pacific, Mo., Shirley Speer of Paducah, Ky., and John Deaton of Eldon, Mo. ...
Spec. Todd A. Motley (09/27/07)
Spc. Todd A. Motley of Clare, Mich., died Sept. 14, 2007, while faithfully serving his country in Iraq. Todd was participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the 6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas...
Betty Ann Higgins (09/27/07)
Betty Ann Higgins of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Estes and Melvina (Weyer)?Jovro, was born on Aug. 1, 1931, in Monterre, Mo. She died Sept. 18, 2007, at her home at the age of 76. She was united in marriage to Preston Earl Higgins on Oct. 16, 1949, at St. Louis, Mo. She was a loving wife, and she was employed as manager of Safeway Grocery in Los Angeles, Calif. She moved with her husband to Salem, Ark., in 1989, where they owned and operated Cedar Hill Station and Storage for 16 years...
Wilma Louise Wymer (09/27/07)
Wilma Louise Wymer was born April 26, 1922, in Cedar City, Iowa, the daughter of Elmer Edward Conklin and Pearl Osborn Conklin. She died Sept. 13, 2007, in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 85. She was united in marriage to Marvin Spellman. In later years she was united in marriage to Norton William Wymer who preceded her in death Oct. 24, 1979...
William John Hall (09/27/07)
William John Hall, 61, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 15, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was a carpenter and served in the Army. He is survived by: a son, William John II of Cartersville, Ga.; three daughters, Brenda Scagesser and Susan Holloway of West ?Plains, Mo., and Tammy Hall of Willow Springs, Mo.; two brothers, Wilson Bruce Hall of Hardy and Floyd Green of Mountain View, Mo.; 14 grandchildren and one great-grandchild...
Diane Alexander (09/27/07)
Diane Elizabeth Alexander, 64, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 14, 2007, in Salem, Ark. She was an assembler of electronics. She is survived by: her husbamd, Willie; son, Mark of Jonesboro; four daughters, Angela Gibson of West Dundee, lll.; Kim Alexander of Ottawa, Ill.; Lynette Alexander of Marseilles, Ill.; and Carrie Alexander of Cherokee Village; a brother, Dale Hoorerbek of Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Yolanda Baylor of Marseilles, and Patricia Hartkopp of North Aurora, Ill.; and 11 grandchildren.. ...
Bernece Mahaffey (09/27/07)
Bernece Estelle Mahaffey, 79, of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born May 16, 1928, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of Jeff Rogers and Bell (Ladd) Rogers. She was united in marriage to Louis A. Mahaffey at Ravenden Springs, Ark., on Sept. 29, 1946...
Sherry Lynn Cowens (09/27/07)
Sherry Lynn Cowens of Moko, Ark., daughter of Mary Lou (Land) Bassham and the late Roy Norman Bassham, was born Nov. 7, 1956, in West Plains, Mo. She died Sept. 16, 2007, in an automobile accident at the age of 50. She was united in marriage to Ronald Lynn Cowens on May 10, 1994, at Ash Flat, Ark. She was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of the Lanton Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and was a member of the Women's Mission Union...
Lollis "Butch" Hendrix (09/27/07)
Lollis W. "Butch" Hendrix, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 21, 2007, at his home. He was born June 10, 1942, at Flint, ?Mich., the son of Lollis Wayne and Juanita (Hulett)?Hendrix. He was a self-employed carpenter. He was of the Baptist faith...
Retha (Fulbright) Street (09/27/07)
Retha (Fulbright)?Street, 91, of Calamine, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Izard County, Ark., the son of Thomas F. and Margaret (Moser)?Fulbright. She was a retired teacher, a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ...
Glenda Jean?Pitchford (09/27/07)
Glenda Jean Pitchford, of Salem, daughter of Melba Jo White Pitchford and the late Lenord Denton Pitchford, was born Nov. 14, 1955, in Thayer, Mo. She died Sept. 18, 2007, at her home at the age of 51. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Marvin Ray Newton (09/27/07)
Marvin Ray Newton, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Henry and Veda Ethel (Skelton) Newton was born on Oct. 7, 1939, near Elizabeth, Ark. He died Sept. 23, 2007, at his home, at the age of 67. Marvin was united in marriage to Judith Lynn Hopper on June 3, 1978, at Flippin, Ark. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle...
Joseph S. Mitchell (09/27/07)
Joseph S. Mitchell, 90, of Pensacola, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007. Mitchell was a native of Thayer, Mo., but had been a resident of Pensacola for the past 50 years. He was of the Assembly of God Faith. Mitchell joined the Navy in 1936 and served during World War II and the Korean Conflict retiring in 1959 after 23 years service. He served aboard the USS Dent, 116...
Charles W. Swift (09/27/07)
Charles W. Swift, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born April 21, 1938, at Winona, Mo., and died Sept. 14, 2007, in Springfield, Mo. He is survived by: his wife of almost 51 years, Vivian Swift of the home; two daughters, Jackie Chumbley and husband Ron of St. ...
Mary Frances Cover (09/27/07)
Mary Frances (Hope)?Cover, 83, of Alton, Mo., was born Aug. 6, 1924, in Bartlesville, Okla., the daughter of John Hope and Grace (Wimberley)?Hope Curtis. She died Sept. 12, 2007, at the Shepherd's View Nursing Facility in Alton. Survivors include: three daughters, Gloria Shows and husband Nathan of Plano, Texas, Glenda Harder and husband, Jimmy of Emory, Texas and Gwendalyne Starwart and husband, Tom of Plano, Texas; one son, Timothy Cover and wife Carolyn of Bullard, Texas; one brother, Daniel Hope and wife Carmal of Dallas, Texas; and numerous other relatives and friends.. ...
William "Bill" Campbell (09/27/07)
William "Bill" Glenn Campbell, 60, of Cave City, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 13, 1947, at Batesville, the son of Henry Hubert Campbell and Sarah Virginia Blankenship Campbell. He worked for Civil Service for eight years...
William "Bill" Campbell (09/27/07)
William "Bill" Glenn Campbell, 60, of Cave City, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born March 13, 1947, at Batesville, the son of Henry Hubert Campbell and Sarah Virginia Blankenship Campbell. He worked for Civil Service for eight years. ...
William Marvin Thompson (09/27/07)
William Marvin Thompson, 82, of West Memphis, Ark., died Sept. 21 As an active member of the Missouri Street Church of Christ, he served as head of the fellowship committee. He was a WWII decorated U.S. Marine and was awarded the Bronze Star for the battle of Iwo Jima. ...
William John Hall (09/27/07)
William John Hall, 61, of Hardy, Ark., died Sept. 15, 2007, in Mountain Home, Ark. He was a carpenter and served in the Army.Williams is survived by: a son, William John II of Cartersville, Ga.; three daughters, Benda Scagesser and Susan Holloway of West Plains, Mo.; and Tammy Hall of Willow Springs, Mo.; two brothers, Wilson Bruce Hall of Hardy and Floyd Green of Mountain View, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.Services were held Sept. ...
Vernon (Donna J.) Arnold (09/27/07)
Vernon (Donna J) Arnold formally, of Carbon Hill, passed away peacefully in her home in Arkansas on Sept. 21. Donna was born Feb. 15, 1943, in Bloomington, Ill., to Marjorie and Dominic Ferrara. She married Vernon L. Arnold on March 25, 1961, in Carmi, Ill...
SPC. Todd A. Motley (09/27/07)
SPC. Todd A. Motley of Clare, Mich., died Sept. 14, 2007, while faithfully serving his country in Iraq. Todd was participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom while assigned to the 6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.He is survived by: his wife, Karen, and two daughters, Hannah Marie and KayLee Amber of the home in Clare; grandmother, Marcia Dolin; mother, Renee Motley; two brothers, Ian Motley and Nikolas Gleason all of Hoxie, Ark.; grandmother, Anita Oliver; two brothers, Billy Williams and Bobby Motley, all of Ypsilanti, Mich.; four uncles, Conrad Aten of California, Dennis Evans of Williford, Ark., Brandon Aten and Timmy Aten both of Harrison, Mich.; and great-grandmother Irene Harris of Marbury, Ala.Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Stocking Funeral Home of Harrison, Mich.. ...
Rudolph "Rudy" Loeffler (09/27/07)
Rudolph "Rudy" Loeffler, 92, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 16, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 28, 1915, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of the late Frank and Cecelia Loeffler, the youngest of seven children.He married Lucy Jeff on Sept. ...
Retha (Fulbright) Street (09/27/07)
Retha (Fulbright) Street, 91, of Calamine, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. She was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Izard County, Ark., the son of Thomas F. and Margaret (Moser) Fulbright. She was a retired teacher, a homemaker and a member of the Poughkeepsie Church of Christ.Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Evonne Baxter of Calamine; one sep-son, James F. ...
Lollis "Butch" Hendrix (09/27/07)
Lollis W. "Butch" Hendrix, 65, of Evening Shade, Ark., died Sept. 21, 2007, at his home. He was born June 10, 1942, at Flint, Mich., the son of Lollis Wayne and Juanita (Hulett) Hendrix. He was a self-employed carpenter and of the Baptist faith.Survivors include: his wife, Wanda Hendrix of the home; his mother, Juanita Herling of Warren, Mich.; five sisters, Nadra Mitchell of Gladwin, Mich., Laura Addis of Troy, Mich., Kim Morgan of Roseburg, Ore., Tierney Garrett and Bronwyn Springland both of Garfield, Ark.; several nieces; nephews; cousins; and a host of other relatives and friends.He was preceded in death by his father.Funeral services were held Sept. ...
Evynn Delaney Aubrey-Mitchell (09/27/07)
Evynn Delaney Aubrey-Mitchell, 8, of De Soto, Kan., passed away Sept. 20, 2007, at home. She was born Aug. 25, 1999, in Overland Park, Kan. She was raised in Kansas City, Mo., and most recently moved to De Soto, Kan. Evynn was a beautiful blonde angel with round cherubic cheeks who loved swimming, school and listening to music. ...
Diane Alexander (09/27/07)
Diane Elizabeth Alexander, 64, of Cherokee Village, Ark., died Sept. 14, 2007, in Salem, Ark. She was an assembler of electronics. She is survived by: her husband, Willie; son, Mark of Jonesboro; four daughters, Angela Gibson of West Dundee, Ill.; Kim Alexander of Ottawa, Ill., Lynette Alexander of Marseilles, Ill.; and Carrie Alexander of Cherokee Village; a brother, Dale Hoorerbek of Aurora, Ill.; two sisters, Yolanda Baylor of Marseilles, Ill., and Patricia Hartkopp of North Aurora, Ill.; and 11 grandchildren.A private memorial service will be held at a later date. ...
Bernece Mahaffey (09/27/07)
Bernece Estelle Mahaffey, 79, of Williford, Ark., died Sept. 19, 2007, in Horseshoe Bend, Ark. She was born May 16, 1928, in Sharp County, Ark., the daughter of Jeff Rogers and Bell (Ladd) Rogers. She was united in marriage to Louis A. Mahaffey at Ravenden Springs, Ark., on Sept. ...
Betty Ann Higgins (09/27/07)
Betty Ann Higgins of Salem, Ark., daughter of the late Estes and Melvina (Weyer) Jovro, was born on Aug. 1, 1931, in Monterre, Mo. She died Sept. 18, 2007, at her home at the age of 76. She was united in marriage to Preston Earl Higgins on Oct. 16, 1949, at St. ...
Anna Mae Hampton (09/27/07)
Anna Mae Hampton was born Dec. 31, 1917, the daughter of James Olen Rosier and Delphia Warren Rosier in Salem, Ark. She died Sept. 7, 2007, at the age of 89. She was united in marriage to Oren O'Dell. She was later united in marriage to James M. Hampton who preceded her in death Feb. ...
Tyler Clayton Myers (09/27/07)
Brian and Bridget Myers of Cave City announce the birth of a baby boy, Tyler Clayton Myers, born on Sept. 6, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Grandparents are Larry and Millie Myers and Marty and Janet Young. Great-grandparents are Louis and Larein Young, Sue and the late Ralph Ball, the late Edith Sloan and the late Velma Myers...
Lydia Rae Smith (09/27/07)
Jacob and Kathy Smith of Salem announce the birth of their daughter, Lydia Rae Smith, on Aug. 23, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long and was born at 7:43 a.m. She was welcomed home by her proud big brother, Calvin Lee Smith, who is 3-1/2 years old...
Jayden Lee Dawson (09/27/07)
Jud and Chris Dawson of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Jaydon Lee Dawson. Jaydon was born Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He arrived at 7:37 a.m. weighing 10 pounds, 2.9 ounces and was 21-1/4 inches in length...
Benjamin Richard Elugbe (09/27/07)
Imevbore and Katricia Elugbe of Jonesboro, Ark., are the parents of a baby boy, Benjamin Richard Elugbe born Sept. 13, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.??He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. He has one brother, Eden Elugbe, 2. Maternal grandparents are Richard and Jenna Deckard of Cherokee Village...
Ariel Reola Mendes (09/27/07)
Marie McNaughton and Isaac Mendes of Hardy, Ark., announce the birth of a daughter on Sept. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Ariel Reola Mendes. She weighed 5 pounds, 9.8 ounces. Grandparents are Ronda Schindler, Darrell McNaughton, Penny Mendes, Allen and the late Richard "Tiny" Mendes, Ron and Margaret Schindler, Pat Ward, Perry Lingenfelter and the late Margaret Lingenfelter, Richard and Janice Mendes and Anita Martin and Ken Martin...
Laken Elizabeth Anderson (09/27/07)
Thomas "Trey" and Brandi Anderson of Mammoth Spring are the parents of a baby girl, Laken Elizabeth. She was born at 2:25 a.m. Sept. 20, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Dan and Rhonda Singletary of West Plains; Lynn Anderson and Butch Anderson, both of Mammoth Spring, Ark...
Jonathan Lane Joseph (09/27/07)
Billy Ray Neldon and Lacey Joseph of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Jonathan Lane Joseph. He was born at 6:04 p.m. Sept. 14, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces, and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Leena, 18 months old...
Olivia Kamryn Bailey (09/27/07)
Travis and Kristen Bailey of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Olivia Kamryn. She was born at 11:24 p.m. Sept. 19, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds 14 1/2 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Hunter, 9, and Justin, 5...
Lydia Rae Smith (09/27/07)
Jacob and Kathy Smith of Salem announce the birth of their daughter, Lydia Rae Smith, on Aug. 23, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long and was born at 7:43 a.m. She was welcomed home by her proud big brother, Calvin Lee Smith, who is 3-1/2 years old...
Jonathan Lane Joseph (09/27/07)
Billy Ray Neldon and Lacey Joseph of Alton are the parents of a baby boy, Jonathan Lane Joseph. He was born at 6:04 p.m. Sept. 14, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 1/2 ounces, and was 21 inches long. His sibling is Leena, 18 months old...
Olivia Kamryn Bailey (09/27/07)
Travis and Kristen Bailey of Thayer are the parents of a baby girl, Olivia Kamryn. She was born at 11:24 p.m. Sept. 19, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds 14 1/2 ounces, and was 19 1/2 inches long. Her siblings are Hunter, 9, and Justin, 5...
Laken Elizabeth Anderson (09/27/07)
Thomas "Trey" and Brandi Anderson of Mammoth Spring are the parents of a baby girl, Laken Elizabeth. She was born at 2:25 a.m. Sept. 20, 2007, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long. Grandparents are Dan and Rhonda Singletary of West Plains; Lynn Anderson and Butch Anderson, both of Mammoth Spring, Ark...
Ariel Reola Mendes (09/27/07)
Marie McNaughton and Isaac Mendes of Hardy, Ark., announce the birth of a daughter on Sept. 20, 2007, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. The baby has been named Ariel Reola Mendes. She weighed 5 pounds, 9.8 ounces. Grandparents are Ronda Schindler, Darrell McNaughton, Penny Mendes, Allen and the late Richard "Tiny" Mendes, Ron and Margaret Schindler, Pat Ward, Perry Lingenfelter and the late Margaret Lingenfelter, Richard and Janice Mendes and Anita Martin and Ken Martin...
Benjamin Richard Elugbe (09/27/07)
Imevbore and Katricia Elugbe of Jonesboro, Ark., are the parents of a baby boy, Benjamin Richard Elugbe born Sept. 13, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.??He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. He has one brother, Eden Elugbe, 2. Maternal grandparents are Richard and Jenna Deckard of Cherokee Village...
Jayden Lee Dawson (09/27/07)
Jud and Chris Dawson of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Jaydon Lee Dawson. Jaydon was born Friday, Aug. 17, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He arrived at 7:37 a.m. weighing 10 pounds, 2.9 ounces and was 21-1/4 inches in length...
Tyler Clayton Myers (09/27/07)
Brian and Bridget Myers of Cave City announce the birth of a baby boy, Tyler Clayton Myers, born on Sept. 6, 2007, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. Grandparents are Larry and Millie Myers and Marty and Janet Young. Great-grandparents are Louis and Larein Young, Sue and the late Ralph Ball, the late Edith Sloan and the late Velma Myers...
Turners to celebrate 50th anniversary (09/27/07)
Jerry and Mary Turner of Mammoth Spring will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 3 to 5 pm, Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Riverbend Restaurant in Mammoth Spring. The event will be hosted by their children Perry and Jeneta Turner of Thayer, Mo.; Debra and Ralph Ball of Cherokee Village, Ark.; and Vickie and Bradley Armstrong of Mammoth Spring...