Born 6-5-1929 -- Died 3-14-2007
William Vondal Romine, of Viola, Ark., son of the late John Earl Romine and Alma Roxie Tucker Romine, was born June 5, 1929, in Agnos, Ark.
He died March 14, 2007, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark., at the age of 77 years.
He was married to Elsie Vanderpool on April 22, 1950. To this union three children were born. She preceded him in death in 2001 and he later married Ella White Townsend.
He was in the construction business as a builder. He joined Hebron Non-Denominational Church in 2000.
Survivors include: his wife, Ella of the home; his children, Jannette Neal and husband A.J. of Viola, Martha Pool and husband Bob of Mountain Home, and Bill Romine and wife Ann of Mountain Home; step-children, Sue Mercer, Louise Ferguson, Linda Gentry, Dorothy Fry, Brenda Smith and Mark Brewer; his grandchildren, Kurtis Neal, Charlotte Hutson, Greg, Frank and Becka Romine and Robin Dubuque; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Lake Hutson, Alissa, Tristan, and Damien Romine and Christopher and Shyanne Romine; 22 step-grandchildren; numorous step-great-grandchildren; his brothers, L.D. and Ronnie Romine, both of Salem; his sisters, Imogene Rugolsky of Pittsburg, Pa., and Conna Brownsberger of Wenatchee Wash.
He was preceded in death by his first wife; a sister, Wilma Buff; brothers, Weldon and Larry Romine and his parents.
Funeral services were held March 17 at the Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.