Loper W. Chism, 75, of Horseshoe Bend died at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home July 24, 2003. He was born in Chesterfield, Ill., and worked as a heavy equipment operator.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth of the home; a son, Steven W. Chism of Newark, Ark.; a daughter, Terry Hudson (Chris), of Gassville, Ark.; three sisters -- Ramona Gross of Carlinville, Ill., Gloria Mae Travers of Carlinville, Ill., and Marilyn Hollaway of Shipman, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral was July 27 at Horseshoe Bend Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Leonard Smith officiating. Burial was in Violet Hill Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.