Gross Funeral Home

For more than 125 years, Gross has served Hot Springs families and is one of the oldest funeral home establishments in the state. The business now known as Gross Funeral Home first opened in 1874 and has been at its current location since 1981. Although the names and faces have changed over the years, one thing has not. We are people to depend on. Gross Funeral Home offers beauty and comfort during your time of need. It is designed to provide you and your family with an atmosphere of quiet dignity. Comfortable sitting rooms, a lounge, and a visitation room are available for your loved ones to gather. Our spacious chapel can comfortably host large gatherings, yet still retains the charm for those more private services. Gross also offers The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. As a note of interest, the service for Virginia Clinton, mother of President Bill Clinton, was arranged by Gross Funeral Home in 1994. We also offer our comfortable surroundings to area groups and organizations for events such as meetings, seminars, classes, fund-raising events, school or church socials, concerts, off-site company gatherings, cook-outs/barbecues, dinners/receptions, and even weddings.


Our Obituaries

Thomas Towell Cooper

February 21, 1931 - October 23, 2014

Thomas Towell Cooper, 83, was born in Hot Springs February 21, 1931 to Lewis Downey and Eugenia Towell Cooper. He died October 23, 2014. He was predeceased by by his wife of 50 years Molly Brandt Cooper.He is survived by his sons, Dr. Russell Cooper and wife Jill of Hot Springs and Scott Cooper and wife Leigh Ann of Maumelle, three grandsons Brandt and Whit Cooper of Hot Springs and Tom Cooper...
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Lyle Fellows

September 17, 1929 - October 22, 2014

Lyle Fellows, 85 of Hot Springs passed away peacefully at home October 22, 2014. Born on September 17, 1929, he was the son of the late Flora and Howard Newman. He was predeceased in death by a sister, Irene Faulkner and is survived by his wife of 64 years, Doris Jean Fellows; a sister, Ardis Klausing of Mancelona, Michigan; brother-in-law, Richard Faulkner of Waterford, MI; daughter, Julie...
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Mae L. Downs

May 9, 1919 - October 22, 2014

Mae Downs, 95, of Hot Springs, Arkansas formerly of Texarkana, Texas passed away Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 in Hot Springs. She was born May 9th, 1919 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania to Gregor and Dessie Manns.Cherishing her memory are her two children, Kenyann Lucas (Charles) of Hot Springs, and Greg Downs (Carol) of New Jersey; 4 grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.Private family services...
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Robin Miller Braun

September 9, 1955 - October 15, 2014

Robin Miller Braun, 59 of Hot Springs, passed away Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at her home. She was born September 9th, 1955 in Little Rock to the late Dalton A and Nancy Crandall Miller. As a believer she is now residing in Heaven. Robin was a beautiful dynamic woman who had a great capacity for love and dedication for her family and friends who she loved unconditionally and...
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Marjorie Ella Czerniak

January 17, 1926 - October 10, 2014

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Ronald James Dunlap

March 1, 1946 - October 10, 2014

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Raymond Fleming

November 15, 1927 - October 10, 2014

Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Raymond George “RG” Fleming, 86 of Hot Springs, passed away peacefully at home on October 10th, 2014 surrounded by family. He was born on November 15th, 1927 to Ray and Ethel Fleming.Ray was a devoted husband to Elva “Jean” Fleming for over 66 years, and a wonderful father. Ray was a veteran of the US Navy, having served...
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Adam Richard Coats

January 9, 1987 - October 7, 2014

Adam Richard Coats, 27, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, October 7, 2014.Adam was born in Shreveport, LA but lived his adult life in Hot Springs which he considered home. Adam graduated from Hot Springs High School in 2005 and later attended UCA. A perpetual student, Adam loved studying and debating a variety of topics from science, art, music, and religion.He was preceded in...
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Elizabeth Hudman

July 30, 1941 - October 5, 2014

Elizabeth Faye Hudman, 73, of Arkadelphia, Arkansas passes away Sunday, October 5th, 2014. She was born July 30th, 1941 in Traskwood, Arkansas to Jessie Paul and Myrtle Morehead Wilbanks. Mrs. Hudman was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt , and friend to many. All who were loved by her were considered lucky. She showed...
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Gwendolyn Cupp

January 17, 1930 - October 5, 2014

Gwendolyn Stuckey Cupp, 84, of Hot Springs, passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014. Gwen lived with social grace and an excitement and love for people, culture and travel. Her gracious manner and adventurous spirit was instilled in her family and the many who loved her. She was born to James Gilmore Stuckey and Mattie Heath Stuckey of Lepanto, Arkansas on January 17, 1930. She attended high school...
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William Jeffery Newton

July 27, 1970 - October 4, 2014

William Jeffrey Newton, 44, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away at his home Saturday, October 4, 2014.Jeff was raised in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and enjoyed a vast array of sports and spending time with family and friends. He was active in the Army National Guard and served in Bosnia. He was preceded in death by his father, William Carroll Newton and a sister, Terri Linette Newton.He is survived...
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Bobbie J. Robinson

May 2, 1943 - September 29, 2014

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Ralph I. Miller

January 14, 1923 - September 29, 2014

Ralph Irvin Miller, 91, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 29th, 2014 at his home. He was born January 14th, 1923 in Amboy, Illinois to Harry and Lottie Fields Miller. Ralph was a very loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, woodworking, and music; especially his c-melody saxophone. He was of the Baptist faith. ...
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Ina Belle Burton

October 16, 1925 - September 27, 2014

Ina Belle Burton, of Hot Springs, was delivered into the arms of our Lord on Saturday, September 27, 2014. She was born October 16, 1925 to Henry G. Simmons and Malinda L. Raper in Plainview, Arkansas.She was an avid adventuress that loved to travel, many times she would pack a bag and go along for the ride. She was a retired secretary and worked many places including the Pentagon in her youth....
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Maria Magdolna Szeplaki

February 26, 1944 - September 26, 2014

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Gary Lynn Taylor

November 26, 1954 - September 23, 2014

Gary Taylor Sr., 59, of Hot Springs, died Tuesday, September 23, 2014. He was born November 26, 1954, in Pulaski County, Arkansas, to the late Delores Bogdanoff and Billy Taylor. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Elwin Taylor.Gary is survived by his son Gary Taylor Jr. and his two sisters; Shanna Avalos and Sandra Gilbertson; nephews, Elwin Taylor, Johnny Avalos, and...
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Florence Toth

February 15, 1928 - September 21, 2014

Florence J. Toth, 86, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, passed away at home Sept. 20, 2014. Florence, known by all as Marty, and remembered for her smile, loved adventure. She Zip Lined through the woods and swam with the dolphins. Marty was one month away from a Riverboat Cruise to Paris. She'd also planned to complete her bucket list with a skydiving stint in 2015.Marty was born on Feb. 15...
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Terry Sims

December 21, 1947 - September 18, 2014

Terry Sims, 66, of Hot Springs, was a lover of life, his family, and his friends. He was a calm quiet man, a good listener, and a natural leader. Terry was caring and kind hearted, had the best sense of humor and enjoyed laughing with others. He was loved by all who knew him and gave the love back in return.Terry left us on Thursday September 18, 2014. He was born on December 21, 1947 to Lloyd...
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Gary Lee Pickens

September 11, 1951 - September 16, 2014

Gary Lee. Pickens, 63 of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away September 16th, 2014. He was born September 11th, 1951 in Stoddard, Missouri to Billy Ralph and Wanda Hunt Pickens.In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Brenda Jean Pickens Hall, and three grandchildren, Christopher, Trisha, and Shantell Cox.Survivors include his mother, Wanda Pickens; brother, Charlie...
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Joyce N. Anderson

April 30, 1922 - September 14, 2014

Joyce Nesbitt Anderson, 92, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas died Sunday, Sept.14, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home. She was born in Dunville, Ontario, Canada on April 30, 1922, the daughter of Rev. Kenneth and Anna Doughty Nesbitt. The family immigrated to the United States where Rev. Nesbitt served as a Methodist minister in Iowa. Joyce, known to all of us as Peg, graduated...
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Mary Helen Lawler

August 18, 1923 - September 14, 2014

Mary Helen Lawler, 91 of Hot Springs, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Sunday September 14, 2014. She was born on August 18, 1923 in Hot Springs to Clarence and Beatrice (Bagley) Wilson.Age was clearly just a number for Mary, her personality and spunk did not match hers. She could be found at Silver Sneakers workouts, listening to her Ipod and staying active. She also enjoyed knitting and...
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Everett Ray Hulsey

July 27, 1929 - September 13, 2014

Everette Ray Hulsey, 85, was born July 27, 1929. He died at home on September 12, 2014. He was a life-long resident of Hot Springs. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Nora Hulsey and his sister, Shirley Bates. Ray is survived by his wife, Clara Louise Hulsey; his niece, Karen Sanders; Lou’s siblings, May McFarland, Bill Harrington, Adrian Harrington, Doris Kilcrease,...
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James Everett Rogers

October 18, 1922 - September 10, 2014

James E. Rogers Jr., originally from Hot Springs, Ark., passed away Sept. 10 at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati after a sudden illness. He was 91. Mr. Rogers married the love of his life, D. Elizabeth Akin, Sept. 11, 1948. They spent much of their married life in West Helena, Ark., where he worked for Arkansas Power and Light at Ritchie SES as an electrician, a senior electrician, and a maintenance...
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Thomas Lloyd Williams

May 29, 1943 - September 10, 2014

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William A. Bailey

May 2, 1941 - September 8, 2014

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Edward F. Small

January 15, 1932 - September 8, 2014

Edward Faye Small, 82, of Hot Springs, passed away Monday, September 8, 2014. He was born January 15, 1932 in Amity, to Lon and Dora Small.He retired from the Arkansas Highway Department and the Garland County Road Department.He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ruby (Diffee) Small, his daughters Debbie Gaither (Charles) of Hot Springs and Becky Clark (Rod) of Des Moines, IA; his son Randy...
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Elsie F. Wilcox

June 26, 1931 - September 8, 2014

Elsie Faye Wilcox, age 83 died Monday, September 8, 2014. A Methodist by faith, she was a lifelong resident of Hot Springs.Elsie enjoyed shopping and traveling with her twin daughters. One of her favorite trips with her daughters was to spend time in Gulf Shores watching and listening to the waves. She also had several lifelong friends with whom she enjoyed visiting. Elsie had a beautiful...
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Edwin Lewis Greenwood

January 13, 1935 - September 7, 2014

Edwin Lewis Greenwood, “Buddy” entered into eternal rest on September 7, 2014. “Buddy,” “Grandad,” “Dad” and “Ed” was a generous, loving and modest son, brother, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved being outdoors and enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, photography, movies, classical music, rock collecting, bird watching,...
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James Warren Preskitt

February 16, 1926 - September 6, 2014

James W. Preskitt, 88, of Ashdown, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at his home. He was born February 16th, 1926 in Kerrville, Texas to George W. and Maude L. Christopher Preskitt. Mr. Preskitt retired in 1990 from Rockwell International and moved to Ashdown. He led a long, enduring life that was full of adventure. He loved growing flowers, raising animals, and...
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Audrey Crook

April 18, 1921 - September 6, 2014

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Charles Brinkmann

October 24, 1952 - September 3, 2014

It is with great sadness that the family of Charles A. “Chuck” Brinkmann, 61, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, announce his sudden passing on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.He was born on October 24, 1952 to Francis William “Bill” and Rose Maurie Brinkmann. He married Sandra Monda on May 13, 1978. She preceded him in death in May 2012. From 1995 to 2006, Chuck was employed as a...
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Katherine Muncrief

September 2, 1942 - September 2, 2014

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Joan Donaldson

September 23, 1931 - September 2, 2014

Joan Donaldson, 82, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014. She was born September 23rd, 1931 in Buckville, Arkansas to Denny and Louise Parsons Donaldson. Ms. Donaldson led a long, enduring, and lively life that was full of adventure and friendships; having served in the United States Navy, and retiring from the federal government where she worked with...
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Nina Tillery

May 23, 1934 - August 31, 2014

Nina Tillery, 80, of Hot Springs, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday night, August 31, 2014. She was born May 23, 1934 to the late Charlie and Imogene Bell. She retired after teaching second graders at Lake Hamilton Schools for more than 25 years. She was a devout Primitive Baptist.She was preceded in death by her parents, Charlie and Imogene Bell, by her husband of 43 years,...
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Peggy Fenley

February 26, 1916 - August 27, 2014

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Mary Payne

February 10, 1943 - August 26, 2014

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Mary Lenn Payne. Mary was born February 10, 1943 in Hot Springs and departed this life August 26, 2014.She was the daughter of Virgle and Lennie Priddy Payne. She is survived by numerous cousins and friends.Mary was educated in Hot Springs Public Schools and graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1960.Mary spent her entire work career working...
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Barbara L. Harvey Swihart

May 25, 1949 - August 25, 2014

Barbara L. Harvey Swihart, 65, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 25th, 2014. She was born April 25th, 1949 in Hot Springs to Cleveland and Mary Lou Dawson Melugin.Family meant everything to Barbara. She was a very loving wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and friend to many. She was known as a devoted Christian lady, having been a lifetime member of Oaklawn Church of God. As a...
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Samuel Arden Manning

September 13, 1939 - August 21, 2014

Samuel Arden Manning Sr., 74, of Hot Springs died August 21, 2014. He was born in Winterville N.C. on September 3, 1939.He was a Korean War veteran and was the recipient of the First Good Conduct Award.He is predeceased by his granddaughter, Christy Jones.Samuel is survived by his loving wife, Marian Tillie Manning, six children; Joey (Paula) Manning, Lea (Mike) Burch, Sam Manning Jr., Lisa Jones...
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Jerry David Meredith

September 17, 1943 - August 21, 2014

Jerry D. Meredith, 70, of Hot Springs passed away peacefully at Arkansas Hospice. He was born September 17th, 1943 in Cedar Glades, Arkansas to the late Mearl David and Lola Hollowoa Meredith.Cherishing his memory are his son, Jerry David Meredith Jr (Labetha) of Royal; two brothers, James Meredith of Washington state, and Jon Meredith of Hot springs; two sisters, Murel Maughan of Hot Springs,...
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Charles Robert Puckett

September 11, 1946 - August 19, 2014

Charles Robert Puckett, 67, of Hot Springs Village, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014. He was born September 11, 1946 in Poteau, OK. Services will be at a later date in Oklahoma City, OK. Guest register at www.grossfuneralhome.com
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Billy Joe Wadkins

February 11, 1933 - August 11, 2014

Billy Joe Wadkins, 81, of Hot Springs, passed away Monday, August 11, 2014. He was born February 11, 1933 in Hartley, Arkansas to John and Martha Wadkins. Billy is predeceased by his parents, brother, A.J. Wadkins, sister, Johnnie Faye Hibbers, and baby daughter, Sandra Kay Wadkins.Sergeant First Class Billy Joe Wadkins enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and served in Germany and...
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Frank Edward Musser

May 2, 1935 - August 11, 2014

Frank E. Musser, 79, of Magnet Cove, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 11th, 2014.He was born May 2nd 1935 in Keokuk, Iowa to the late Raymond and Mary McComas Musser. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Betty Musser and son, Earl Musser. Cherishing his memory are his children Raymond Carl Musser, Ward Allen...
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Arthur R. Riales

October 12, 1930 - August 4, 2014

Arthur Ray Riales 83, of Hot Springs, passed away Monday, August 4, 2014. He was born October 12, 1930 to Murry and Texie Waits Riales. He was preceded in death by his grandson, James Jason Riales.Arthur retired from the Douglas Typewriter Company where he worked as a Business Machine Technician. He was of the Baptist faith.Arthur is survived by his wife, Alice Riales, five children, Judy...
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Louise E. Baker

June 24, 1922 - July 31, 2014

Louise Baker, 92 of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Thursday, July 31st, 2014. She was born June 24th, 1922 in Camden, Arkansas to Buchannan and Elsie Plenge Starnes. Louise was humbly known as a strong, independent woman; having been widowed at age 39 and raising 3 children, out in the country, on her own with limited resources. She was a beautiful, vibrant, Christian lady...
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Helen WILLIAMSON

May 2, 1929 - July 29, 2014

Helen Pearl Williamson, 85, of Hot Springs died July 29, 2014, at Arkansas Hospice. She was born in Hot Springs, the daughter of George and Pearl Marsh Wyatt. Predeceasing her were her husband, Robert Williamson, and a daughter, Robin Smith. She is survived by a daughter, Angie Elcan and hero, Bud Fuller of Hot Springs, sons-in-law Dr. George Smith of El Dorado, and Steve Barton of Magnolia. ...
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Harold J. Furr

May 11, 1952 - July 28, 2014

Harold Joe Furr, 62, of Mountain Pine, went to be with the Lord, July 28, 2014. He was born in Hot Springs on May 11, 1952 to his parents, Bobby Harold and Bettie Furr.Harold was a lifelong resident of Hot Springs, retiring from Weyerhaeuser after 31 years. He was a Member of Mountain Pine First Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his family, along with his church...
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Roberta S. Bibens

August 15, 1926 - July 27, 2014

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Maria Shefchik

October 18, 1924 - July 26, 2014

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Michelle Rae Kimery-Bennett

November 17, 1978 - July 24, 2014

Michelle Kimery Bennett Hinckley, 35, of Royal, left us too soon on July 24, 2014. She went to meet her Lord and Savior hand in hand with her newborn angel, Mykah Cree Hinckley. She was born November 17, 1978 in Lynchburg VA to Cherryl Wardwell and Daniel Mason.She was predeceased by her father, Daniel Mason; her beloved grandmother, Joann Nelson and great-grandmother, Roberta Young.Those still...
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James Harold Tharpe

October 18, 1943 - July 20, 2014

James H. Tharpe, 70, of Hot Springs, AR departed this life on July 20, 2014. He was born October 18, 1943 in New Castle, Pennsylvania and married Julia Ann Borek on December 23, 1967.James adored traveling, be it in his motorhome or flying to another country; his motto was “get on down the road.” In addition, he treated work as a hobby and though he officially retired in 2008, he...
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Zona Yvonne Covey

July 13, 1924 - July 19, 2014

Zona Y. Covey, 90, of Searcy for the past 13 months; formerly of Hot Springs, AR, died at Oakdale Nursing Home in Judsonia, on 7/19/14. She was born in Marion, Iowa to Myrtle and Walter Cleveland. After graduating from Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, IA, Zona attended Iowa State University for 2 years and was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. Zona and two friends moved to New York City...
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Karla Clinton Searcy

July 28, 1940 - July 17, 2014

Karla Clinton Searcy passed away in her sleep July 17th in Bend, Oregon. She was born July 28, 1940, in Hot Springs, to the late Raymond and Mary Selma Clinton. She graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1958 and attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 33 years, Larry Searcy. Karla's family meant the...
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Jeffrey Benard Mathis

May 6, 1956 - July 17, 2014

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Patricia Gail Shupe

July 15, 2014

Patricia Gail (Breshears) Shupe , 49, of Hot Springs, went to be with her Lord . She passed away July 15, 2014. She was born on June 5, 1965 of Hot Springs. She was predeceased by her brother, Sammy Ray Breshears. She is survived by her parents, Vernon and Ervinlene Breshears, two daughters, Ashley (Jerry) Donaldson and Jessica Romero (Brad Lankford), three brothers, Steve, Donnie, and Ronnie Joe...
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Beverly Ann Clawson

April 14, 1945 - July 14, 2014

Beverly “Bev” Clawson, 69, of Hot Springs died July 14, 2014, with her husband and eldest son by her side. She was born April 14, 1945 to Jim and Marie Strong of Wilmington, Illinois.She is survived by her husband, James Clawson of Hot Springs and her 3 sons; James Jr. of Honolulu HI, and William and John of Michigan.Bev was married to the love of her life, Jim Clawson, for 49 years....
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James K. Shepherd

July 18, 1931 - July 13, 2014

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Marian Lively

March 12, 1935 - July 9, 2014

Marian Louise Potts Lively, 79, of Malvern, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday evening, July 9, 2014, at Garland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hot Springs. She was born March 12, 1935, in Keota, Oklahoma, to the late Howard and Grace Allen Potts. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Tom Martin of Hot Springs. She was preceded in death by her husband,...
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Gladys B. Henry

May 13, 1921 - July 8, 2014

Gladys (Owens) Henry, 93 of Hot Springs went to be with her heavenly Father on Tuesday July 8, 2014. She was born in El Dorado on May 13, 1921 to the late McAlister and Cora Boyd. She was also predeceased by her eleven siblings; five brothers and six sisters, Three of her sons; Jerry Lynn Harrell, Paul Parnell and Rodney Parnell. Those left cherishing her memory are her Son; Tracy Parnell (wife...
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Helen Hodges

June 28, 1920 - July 8, 2014

Helen Foster Hodges, known by her family as Grandma and G.G. died on July 8, 2014. She was born in Little Rock on May 28, 1920 to the late Ona and George Foster of North Little Rock, AR. She was predeceased by her devoted husband, Charlie. She is survived by her sons, Thomas “Tommy” and wife, Carol of Little Rock and John of Hot Springs; four grandchildren, Cathy Hodges, Anne Hodges...
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Dorothy Randel

September 25, 1922 - July 8, 2014

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Charles E. Garner

February 12, 1931 - July 7, 2014

Charles Edward Garner born February 12, 1931, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on July 7, 2014, at age 83. The last days of his life were filled with faith, hope, laughter, and love as he was surrounded by family and friends. He is predeceased by his father and mother, Albert Garner and Jessie Jane Westerman Garner; wife, Ruth Garner; brother, Robert “Bob” Garner; eldest son, Paul Edward...
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William Herbert Farrell

March 13, 1927 - July 5, 2014

William (Bill) Farrell, 87, of Hot Springs passed away at his home on Saturday July 5, 2014. He was born on March 13, 1927 in Paragould, AR to the late John H. & Prentiss Futrell Farrell.Bill was a WW II veteran and a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville & was a manufacture’s rep. for a number of years prior to employment with Dan Futrell Aircraft Sales, buying...
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Durette E. Cahill

August 27, 1922 - July 4, 2014

Durette Ernestine (Hill) Cahill, 91, born August 27, 1922 in Valliant, Oklahoma to Robert and Virginia Hill transitioned from this earth to her peaceful resting place on July 4, 2014. She had been in Hospice care at St. Vincent’s Hospital where she received her last rites on June 29, 2014. She is predeceased by her parents, brother, Sterling Hill, sister, Hazel Hill and her loving husband...
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Jerry Leon Stout

March 18, 1935 - July 2, 2014

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Brian Todd Phelps

February 9, 1961 - June 26, 2014

PEARCY, AR - Brian T. Phelps, age 53, passed suddenly from this life on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at his home to be with his Lord & Savior. Brian is survived by his loving wife, Janet Henderson Phelps, of Pearcy, AR; parents Gene & Connie Phelps of Peoria, AZ; sister Paige Feddema (Greg) of Sioux Falls, SD; 2 nieces, Alison Harkness of Larchwood, IA and Ashley Wulf (Tyler) and their son...
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Bill Jones

October 31, 1954 - June 26, 2014

Bill Jones Jr., 59, of Hot Springs, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014. He was born October 31, 1954 to Levi Jones Sr. and Jimmie L. Tall Jones in Arkadelphia, AR. Bill graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1973 and received his Associates Degree from Southwestern Tech in 1975. The same year he joined the Marines and as served in the Persian Gulf War, he retired from the Marines in 1995,...
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Carol Hall

September 29, 1945 - June 25, 2014

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Milica Radulovich

May 1, 1922 - June 24, 2014

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Berniece Helen Lowenberg

June 13, 1929 - June 24, 2014

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Roy Howell

February 5, 1946 - June 20, 2014

Roy Arden Howell, 68, of Hot Springs went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 20th, 2014 peacefully at his home. He was born February 5, 1946 in Antoine to Guy and Rebecca Violet Nolen Howell.Roy enjoyed reading many western novels and spending time with all of his grandchildren. He was an avid hunter, and never missed a NASCAR race.He was preceded in death by his parents, and his two beloved...
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Thomas Gerald Bowen

October 7, 1938 - June 18, 2014

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Ida Carter

January 28, 1930 - June 18, 2014

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Kc Thomas Looper

September 4, 1991 - June 16, 2014

Kc Thomas Looper, 22 of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Monday, June 16th, 2014. He was born September 4th, 1991 in Arkadelphia to Steven Looper Sr. and Lisa Dicken Gray. Kc was a very bright, talented, and loving young man. He was a graduate of Lakeside High School, and enjoyed low rider trucks, four wheelers, and music. His friends and family meant the world to him. ...
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Toni L. Kawick

June 4, 1948 - June 16, 2014

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Ruby Terry De Linde

July 6, 1927 - June 15, 2014

Ruby Terry de Linde, 86, Hot Springs, Arkansas died on June 15, 2014. She was born on July 6, 1927 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late John Thomas Terry and Lena Beyer Terry. Ruby attended elementary schools in Little Rock, Arkansas and graduated from El Paso, Texas High School on January 20, 1944 at age sixteen. At school she became proficient in shorthand, typing and bookkeeping. After...
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Peggy Jean Fullerton

May 4, 1947 - June 15, 2014

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Edith Luif

June 30, 1917 - June 8, 2014

Edith Luif, born June 30, 1917 in Chicago IL and a resident of Village Springs Nursing Home in Hot Springs, AR, passed away on June 8, 2014.She is predeceased by her first husband, Richard Luif and her loving daughter Marilyn Krejcsi.Edith is survived by her loving friend and partner Gus Rabe of Largo, Fl. Son; Rick Luif (Robin) of Mt. Vernon WA. Daughter; Jacqueline Riley (Gary) of Hot Springs...
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Barbara Sue Griep

January 25, 1935 - June 7, 2014

Barbara Sue "GG" Griep, 79, of Hot Springs, Arkansas died Saturday, June 7, 2014. She was born January 25,1935 in Macon, Missouri to Herman and Iva Baker Nash. A spirited woman, mom managed the home for 55 years and loved tennis, golf and travel. She had a generous heart. She supported and volunteered for many causes.Sue was preceded in death by husband William, "Mr. Bill,"...
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David Lee Hines

June 14, 1945 - June 6, 2014

David L. Hines, a native of Hot Springs was 68 when he passed on June 6, 2014. He was born June 14, 1945 to Ed and Opal Hines. He graduated from Lakeside High School in 1963; he always cherished his football and track memories, team mates, classmates and friends throughout his life. He worked at Safeway after high school, where he met and married the beloved light of his life Karyn. They...
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Harry Wright Carter

January 22, 1921 - May 30, 2014

Harry W. Carter age 93 years passed away at his home on May 30, 2014. He was born in Little Rock on January 22, 1921 to James R. and Christine S. Carter. He is predeceased by his father and step-mother, Ruth C. Carter and mother and step-father, Juniel C. Taylor, as well as his maternal grandmother who helped raise him and whose picture he carried in his wallet until his death, Mary E. Sherry. ...
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Paul E. Thompson

October 13, 1922 - May 30, 2014

Paul E. Thompson, 91, of Hot Springs, Arkansas died Friday, May 30th, 2014. He was born October 13th, 1922 in Huntington, Indiana to Elbridge and Lena Beerbower Thompson. Paul served our country during WWII in the United States Air Force and was a member of the American Legion Post 0001. He could usually be found tinkering in the garage with small engines. In...
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Clara Bloodworth

March 10, 1930 - May 27, 2014

Clara Priscilla Bloodworth, age 84, of Hot Springs passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in her home. She was born on March 10, 1930 in Sheridan, AR, and was the third of seven children to the late Armond and Lillian Breazeal. She is preceded in death by her husband Command Sergeant Major James Russell Bloodworth.Clara married James in May 1948 and together they had four children, Louis Russell...
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Lloyd McGuire Lively

December 30, 1925 - May 27, 2014

Lloyd McGuire Lively, 88, of Malvern, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday evening, May 27, 2014, at Village Springs Health and Rehabilitation in Hot Springs. He was born December 30, 1925, in Hewins, Kansas, to the late Homer and Carrie Lively and grew up in Pawhuska, Oklahoma. He is survived by his wife, Marian Lively of Malvern, and his daughter, Karen Martin and her husband Tom of...
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Margaret Mabel Irvin

December 14, 1935 - May 26, 2014

Margaret James Irvin, 78 of Hot Springs Arkansas, passed away May 26, 2014. She was predeceased by her loving husband Robert J. Irvin Jr., Parents; Dow Lundy aka “Dallas James” and Eunola Chapman James, and Brother; Dallas Earl James.Still cherishing her memory are two sons; Glen (Betty) Irvin, and Joseph (Michelle)Irvin, Four grandchildren; Nathan Irvin, Jennifer Irvin-Diaz, Kara...
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Mildred V. Bledsoe

January 14, 1924 - May 25, 2014

Mildred V. Bledsoe, 90, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Sunday, May 25th, 2014. She was born January 14th, 1924 in Clark County, Arkansas to Osha and Lucy Francis Graham.Mildred was the monarch of five generations of loved ones. Family took precedence in her life; she was a homemaker and raised seven children. Sewing and good cooking are a couple of traits that she will be remembered by. ...
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Emma Allin

May 3, 1928 - May 24, 2014

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Susan J. Goodrum

September 10, 1945 - May 23, 2014

Susan Jeanne Goodrum went to be with her savior on May 23, 2014. She was the daughter of the late Leonard R. Ellis, Jr. and Jeanne Pamplin Ellis of Hot Springs, Arkansas. She is survived by her husband William A. Goodrum, Jr. (Buddy) and her three sons William A. Goodrum, III (Skip), Richard Allan Goodrum, Michael Waites Goodrum and numerous grandchildren. She was born in 1945 in Hot Springs,...
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Essie Mae Childress

November 29, 1926 - May 21, 2014

Essie Mae McDaniel Jester Childress passed away May 21, 2014 in Hot Springs. She was born November 29, 1926 in Bismarck, Arkansas to James Coy and Veda Howell McDaniel. She was a retired nurse.She is survived by her husband Bill Childress of Hot Springs; son Jim Jester (Linda) of North Little Rock; granddaughter Cynthia Jester of Sherwood; brothers Junior (Adrin) McDaniel and Garland (Virginia...
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Richard Westerman

June 10, 1931 - May 20, 2014

Richard Wayne Westerman, 82, died May 18, 2014 at the Grace Home in Shreveport, Louisiana after a lengthy illness.Graveside services will be Thursday May 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Griffin Leggett -Forest Hills Memorial Park...
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Barbara Gideon Mills

November 21, 1930 - May 16, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Gross Funeral Home, HOT SPRINGS, AR.
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Narvel C. Thacker

March 22, 1925 - May 16, 2014

Narvel Coy Thacker 89, of Hot Springs, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014.  He was born March 22, 1925 in Point Cedar, Arkansas to Felix Thacker and Jane Sheets Thacker.   He is predeceased by his wife of...
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Rosa Ann Ford

May 30, 1941 - May 14, 2014

Rosa Ann Ford, 72, of Hot Springs, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  She was born May 30, 1941 in Cedarglades.  The daughter of Ernest Benjamin Lynch and Elva Lynch.  She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, James, Thomas, Tucker, and Billy Ray Lynch. Rosa was of the Baptist faith.  She is survived by her husband, Othea L (Joe) Ford, two sons, Greg and...
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Nancy C. Deary

March 12, 1944 - May 13, 2014

Nancy Cecelia Geeo Deary lost her battle to cancer on Tuesday, May 13th, 2014.                 A resident of Hot Springs, Arkansas, she was born to Pearl and Roy Lafayette Geeo March 12, 1944 in Dallas, Texas.                 She is preceded in...
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Lloyd Swan

January 26, 1935 - May 7, 2014

Lloyd L. Swan, age 79 passed away May 7, 2014.  He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant sister, and son Steven.He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sharon (Sheri); two daughters, Staycee Hynes...
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Harry Wallace Pettit

December 5, 1921 - May 6, 2014

Harry W. Pettit of Hot Springs, passed away on May 6, 2014.  He was born December 5, 1921.  “He has departed for that undiscovered land from whence born no traveler has ever returned.”  He is ...
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Michael Jeremy Webb

November 6, 1977 - May 6, 2014

Michael Jeremy Webb, age 36, of Hot Springs, AR passed away May 6, 2014.  He was born in Memphis, TN November 6, 1977.  He leaves behind his daughter, Francesca Gosenson, his parents Bart and Pam Haringsma, his brother Tracy Webb and his loving companion Daisy Moore.  Jeremy was a devoted father whose greatest joy was spending time with his daughter.  He was also a caring son...
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William ROSENAUR

September 23, 1927 - April 29, 2014

William Preston Rosenaur, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died April 29, at the age of eighty-six, after a brief illness. Born on August 23, 1927, to Theodore Joseph and Maymee Belle Rosenaur in Sublette, Kansas, he moved ...
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Harry Henry Timbs

March 21, 1934 - April 29, 2014

Harry Henry Timbs, 80, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He was born March 21st, 1934 in Hot Springs to Harry Alonzo and Lillian Price Timbs. Family was most important to Henry. In addition to being a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather his most valuable accomplishment was teaching his children and grandchildren the "Henry" way of doing everyday...
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William Arthur Anderson

July 3, 1954 - April 28, 2014

Dr. William A. Anderson,91 of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas died peacefully in his home on April 28,2014.     Dr. Anderson was born in Coin, Iowa on May 7,1922, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur ...
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Robert Joseph Nestell

February 1, 1964 - April 28, 2014

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