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Stories from Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Thelma Melvina White Hull Kinney (10/24/12)
Thelma Melvina White Hull Kinney was born the daughter of Napoleon Edrington "Dock" and Nora Ethel (Bussell) White on Nov. 24, 1919, in Anthony, Kan., and departed this life Oct. 16, 2012 at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer, Mo., at the age of 92. She was united in marriage on March 29, 1939 at Pomona, Mo., to Reverend G.M. ...
Carrol Aaron Newman (10/24/12)
Carrol Aaron Newman, son of the late Slayton Newman and Delma Daisy (Blackwell) Newman, was born May 5, 1928, in Hawarden, Iowa. He died Oct. 16, 2012 at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 84 years, 5 months, and 11 days. He was united in marriage to Edith Faith Wakeman on Feb. 14, 1949, in Union Creek Church in Union County, S.D. He worked alongside his wife on the family farm. He was of the Baptist faith and attended the Elizabeth Baptist Church...
Flora Ellen Griggs (10/24/12)
Flora Ellen Griggs, 82, of Salem, Ark., was born on Dec. 13, 1929, in Blytheville, Ark., daughter of Lee and Lola Elizabeth (Mae) Twilla. She departed this life on Oct. 17, 2012, at her home in Salem. Ellen was united in marriage to Vernon Odell Griggs on Feb. 13, 1945, at Blytheville, Ark. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Albums aside, moving still for the birds (10/24/12)
As I tried in vain to put together a new set of shelves for my record collection, I was reminded of a friend who once put together a bicycle for his son one Christmas. Upon "completion," my friend thought the parts that remained in the box were just extras. That was until his son crashed onto the sidewalk. Those "extra" parts included the brake cables...