Celebrity Obituaries

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LaRoyce B. Gilchrist

August 12, 1929 - October 15, 2013

LaRoyce B. Gilchrist, age 84, of Caddo Gap, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013. She was born on August 12, 1929, at Sulphur Springs, Texas, the daughter of Thomas Burns and Hazel Lewis Burns. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe Manning; and her brother, Robert Burns. She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Theresa and Gary Smith of Blue Springs, Mississippi and...
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Sharon Kay Wicker Dycus

June 29, 1953 - October 7, 2013

Sharon Kay Wicker Dycus, age 60, of Glenwood, passed away Monday, October, 7, 2013. She was born on June 29, 1953, at Prescott, the daughter of Shelton Thomas Wicker and Irene Smith Wicker. On July 3, 1969, she married Ronald Lee Dycus. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Edward Wicker, Bobby Dale Wicker and Terry Dale Wicker; and one sister, Sherry Gail Zumwalt. Sharon...
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John David Fant

February 5, 1954 - August 19, 2013

John David Fant, age 59, of Glenwood, died Monday, August 19, 2013. He was born on February 5, 1954, at Nashville, the son of Levi Fant and Winnie Garner Fant. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jerry Wayne Fant; and two nephews, Glen Fant and Brad Fant. He attended the Mount Joy Free Will Baptist Church. He enjoyed collecting guns, spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing,...
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Willie Gene Cogburn

February 11, 1942 - July 31, 2013

Willie Gene Cogburn, age 71, of Fancy Hill, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013. He was born on February 11, 1942, at Fancy Hill, the son of Willie Anderson Cogburn and Gertie Bell Golden Cogburn. He was preceded in death by his son, Chad "Tadpole" Cogburn; his parents; four brothers, Frank Cogburn, Clyde Cogburn, Loyd Cogburn and Doyle Cogburn; and one step-sister, Velma Blanton. He was a logger...
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Ida Sue McLane

June 6, 1930 - July 6, 2013

Ida Sue McLane, age 83, of Mount Ida, died Saturday, July 6, 2013 at the Montgomery County Nursing Home. She was born on June 6, 1930 at Mount Ida, the daughter of Minnie Campbell O'Neal and Charley Guy O'Neal. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob H. McLane; her parents; her sister, Wanda O'Neal; her brother, Jimmy O'Neal; and her niece, Kathy O'Neal. She was employed as a secretary...
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Karen Crews

November 19, 1957 - July 2, 2013

Karen Crews, age 55, of Kirby, died Tuesday, July 2, 2013. She was born on November 19, 1957, at Murfreesboro, the daughter of Horace Raines and Vera Mae Funderburk Raines. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Ray Raines. She retired due to disability as a Certified Nursing Assistant from the Glenwood Nursing Home. She is survived by six children and their spouses, Chris...
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Brenda W. Kea

June 4, 2013

Brenda W. Kea, of Hot Springs, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013, Born in Glenwood, Brenda was the daughter of Fletcher Don Webb and Essie Lee Mitchell Webb. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Don Webb; and her sister, Shirley W. Anderson. She is survived by her husband, Don G. Kea; one son, Charles David Barentine; one granddaughter and her husband, Briana and Ariel Casali...
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Billy Ray Collins

March 23, 1939 - May 20, 2013

Billy Ray Collins, age 74, of Murfreesboro, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013. He was born on March 23, 1939, in Pike City, the son of Buster Collins and Rosie York Collins. He was preceded in death by his wife, Della Foshee Collins; his parents; his granddaughter, Rosie Collins; and his brother, Harold Collins. He was a member of the Pike City Missionary Baptist Church. He dearly loved his...
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Dotty Syble White

January 23, 1921 - April 26, 2013

Dotty Syble White, age 92, of Glenwood, died Friday, April 26, 2013. She was born on January 23, 1921 near Bonnerdale, the youngest of twelve children of Martin Lee Howton and Mary Catherine Hallmark Howton. On October 10, 1940, she was married to Woodrow "Woody" White who preceded her in death on May 29, 1990. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Lessie Hefner; her son, Ronald...
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Darrell Gene Sharp

May 15, 1953 - April 9, 2013

Darrell Sharp, age 59, of Kirby, died Tuesday, April 9, 2013. He was born on May 15, 1953, the son of the late Fred E. Sharp and Geneva Marie Ray Sharp. Arrangements were under the direction of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.
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Ina Jo Grady

December 20, 1921 - March 24, 2013

Ina Jo Grady, age 91, of Blythe, California, formerly of Glenwood, passed away on Sunday, March 24, 2013. She was born on December 20, 1921, in Pike County, the daughter of George P. Crawford and Mary Floyd Crawford. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hercle "Grady" Grady; her parents; two brothers, H. P. "Red" Crawford and Floyd "Crawdad" Crawford; and one sister, Leta Mae Crawford...
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Patsy Feemster

July 23, 1943 - March 9, 2013

Patsy Feemster, age 69, of Glenwood, died Saturday, March 9, 2013. She was born on July 23, 1943 at Newhope, the daughter of Almer Flemens and Leona Greenhaw Flemens. On September 14, 1962, she was married to Don Feemster, who preceded her in death on June 26, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her son, Mike Feemster. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church. She...
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Geniece Launius

November 7, 1933 - March 2, 2013

Geniece Launius, age 79, of Mount Ida, died Saturday, March 2, 2013. She was born on November 7, 1933 near Fordyce, the daughter of George Wesley Gill and Nancy Ora Hearne Gill. On November 6, 1954, she was married to Delowell Launius. She was a member of the Jesus Name Peace Tabernacle where she was instrumental in the beginning of the prayer shawl ministry. A very creative person, she loved...
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Freddy Parliment

February 16, 1953 - February 15, 2013

Freddy Parliment, age 59, of Mount Ida, died Friday, February 15, 2013. He was born on February 16, 1953, at Hot Springs, the son of Eugene Farris Parliment and Sylvia Blocker Parliment. He was preceded in death by his mother. A true outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting; and he always loved to cook and entertain his family and friends. He attended the Prairie Grove Church of God in...
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Vernon Barnett

May 18, 1925 - February 12, 2013

Vernon "Butch" Barnett, age 87, of Glenwood, died Tuesday, February 12, 2013. He was born on May 18, 1925, at Glenwood, the son of Horace Barnett and Vera Taylor Barnett. On September 23, 1958, he was married to Charlene Mitchell Barnett who preceded him in death on January 30, 2009. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he received the WWII victory metal; was a retired truck driver for...
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George R. Forthman

October 17, 1933 - February 2, 2013

George R. Forthman, age 79, of Mount Ida, died Saturday, February 2, 2013. He was born on October 17, 1933 at Gurdon, the son of Raymond Dewey Forthman and Orlena Ann Whitlock Forthman. On December 20, 1954, he was married to Janelle Stone Forthman who preceded him in death on November 10, 2009. He was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Candi Mayberry; his parents; three brothers;...
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Alice Louise Keadle

April 19, 1927 - January 30, 2013

Alice Louise (Lou) Keadle, 85, of Glenwood, passed into eternal rest on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. She was born on April 19, 1927 in Solgohachia, Arkansas to the late Henry and Alma Eskridge and was married to the late Dr. William Ray Keadle until his death in November of 2000. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband; her son, James Ray Keadle; and her daughter Karen LaDonne...
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Harold E. Horn

September 15, 1928 - January 28, 2013

Harold E. Horn, age 84, of Glenwood, died Monday, January 28, 2013. He was born on September 15, 1928, at Caddo Gap, the son of Jesse Lee Horn and Rebecca Jane Lowery Horn. On July 21, 1948, he was married to Mildred Jenkins who preceded him in death on January 11, 2000. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Col. Jesse Lee Horn, Jr.; and his sister, Maxine Johnson. He...
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Ronnie Mounts

March 23, 1956 - January 20, 2013

Ronnie "Hacksaw" Mounts, age 56, of Newhope, died Sunday, January 20, 2013. He was born on March 23, 1956, at DeQueen, the son of Wilburn Mounts and Elberteen Pate Mounts. On November 4, 1978, he was married to Becky Jester. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his father-in-law, Deloy Jester. He was a logger, a Christian and a member of the Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church. ...
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Russell McLain

October 12, 1921 - January 7, 2013

Russell McLain, age 91, of Bonnerdale, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013. He was born on October 12, 1921, in Texarkana, Arkansas, the son of William E. McLain and Jennie McLain. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Margaret Jane McDaniel McLain; two sons, James R. McLain and Dennis Ray McLain; and three sisters, Willie Mae Lange, Mary Russell and Josephine Carlton. In 1939,...
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Barbara Jean Davis

October 24, 1930 - January 6, 2013

Barbara Jean Davis, age 82, of San Marcos, Texas, formerly of Glenwood, died Sunday, January 6, 2013. She was born on October 24, 1930, in Michigan City, Indiana, and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. On October 8, 1950, she was married to Wilburn Davis in the First Christian Church in Hot Springs. Wilburn was a retired Arkansas school superintendent and he and Barbara lived for many years in...
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Lurie Luiza Thomason

February 14, 1927 - January 3, 2013

Lurie Luiza (Francis) Thomason of Covington, Washington, passed from this life on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the age of 85. Lurie was born in Alpine, Arkansas, on February 14, 1927, the daughter of Carlie and Annie Mae Francis. She was married to Lee Marvin Thomason on January 9, 1943. Lurie was preceded in death by both parents; her husband, Marvin; two brothers, Calvin Francis and Billie...
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Pauline Ward

July 12, 1921 - December 28, 2012

Pauline Ward, age 91, of Kirby, died Friday, December 28, 2012. She was born on July 12, 1921 at Daisy, the daughter of Benjamin Hester White and Hattie Pearl Cook White. On October 24, 1941, she was married to Hayden Ward who preceded her in death on May 12, 1999. She was also preceded in death by her son, Larry Ward; and her grandson, Lee Kelly. A retired school teacher, she was the...
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Ethelyn Jones

October 25, 1920 - December 13, 2012

Ethelyn "Effie" Jones, age 92, of Glenwood, died Thursday, December 13, 2012. She was born on October 25, 1920 in East Liverpool, Ohio, the daughter of Frederick Eardley and Ethel Crawford Eardley. On January 5, 1945, she was married to Dr. William J. Jones, who preceded her in death on January 11, 1988. She was also preceded in death by her son, William J. "Billy" Jones, II; three brothers,...
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Martha Lillian Leonard

October 2, 1917 - December 6, 2012

Martha Lillian Leonard, age 95, of Hopper, died Thursday, December 6, 2012. She was born on October 2, 1917 in Monaca, Pennsylvania, the second daughter of Frank E. and Emma Roubal. On August 5, 1939, she was married to Jess R. Leonard. She lived a full life and is survived by one son, one daughter and son-in-law, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by...
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Lloyd E. Hogan

December 18, 1925 - December 4, 2012

Lloyd E. Hogan, age 86, of Langley, died Tuesday, December 4, 2012. He was born on December 18, 1925, in Erie, Pennsylvania, the son of Eugene Hogan and Josephine Kirsh Hogan. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lillian M. Hogan; his daughter, Connie Stearns; six brothers; and 2 sisters. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII; and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and attended...
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Ralph Barentine

August 18, 1933 - September 2, 2012

Ralph Barentine, age 79, of Malvern, died Sunday, September 2, 2012. He was born on August 18, 1933, at Kirby, the son of James Madison Barentine and Artie Yeargan Barentine. On January 8, 1988, he was married to Jean Westcott. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Debbie Barentine; three brothers, Noel Barentine, Okal Barentine, Jr. and Kenneth Barentine; and one sister, Lema...
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Betty Radcliff

June 14, 1949 - September 2, 2012

Betty Radcliff, age 63, of Kirby, died Sunday, September 2, 2012. She was born on June 14, 1949 at Warren, the daughter of Herman Greenwood and Ruthie Mae Jones Greenwood. She retired from Husqvarna in Nashville and was a member of the Daisy Free Will Baptist Church. She was active in the "Walk for the Cure" and enjoyed Kirby Trojan basketball. She is survived by her husband, Ed Radcliff of...
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Dewey Ray Chambers

April 28, 1940 - September 2, 2012

Dewey Ray "Dude" Chambers, age 72, of Kirby, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2012. He was born on April 28, 1940 in Murfreesboro. He was preceded in death by his father, Ira Chambers; his mother, Verna Cox Chambers Lindsey; his brother, I. J. Chambers; and his daughter, Kimberly Foshee Chambers. Dewey served his country in the Vietnam Conflict as a staff sergeant in the United States Army....
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Marie Fulton Rush

October 29, 1927 - September 1, 2012

Marie Fulton Rush, age 84, of Mount Ida, died Saturday, September 1, 2012. She was born on October 29, 1927, in Donaldsonville, Louisiana the daughter of Lucian Hebert and Theresa Caballero Hebert. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joe Fulton. In her earlier years, she was active in civic affairs and was a former Worthy Matron of the Mount Ida Order of the Eastern Star. She is...
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Joan Elaine Camp

March 5, 1944 - August 19, 2012

Joan Elaine Camp, age 68, of Glenwood, died Sunday, August 19, 2012. She was born on March 5, 1944, at Richland Center, Wisconsin, the daughter of Glen Shepard and Laura Sugdon Shepard. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Gene Shepard, Gerry Shepard and Fred Shepard; and one sister, Pat Bardouski. She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law, Rickey and Shirley...
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Patsy Ruth Rowland Bragg Bradford

April 14, 1942 - August 18, 2012

Patsy Ruth Rowland Bragg Bradford, age 70, of Norman, lost her battle with cancer on Saturday, August 18, 2012. Patsy was born on April 14, 1942, in Norman, the second child of William Melvin Rowland and Loda Ruth Lindsey Rowland. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Ebern Bragg; and her two stillborn children, a daughter and a son. Patsy was a lifelong resident of the...
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Windell Van Camp

October 22, 1926 - August 8, 2012

Windell Van Camp, age 85, of Pike City, died Wednesday, August 8, 2012. He was born on October 22, 1926, in Antoine, the son of Jim B. Van Camp and Cora Cubit Van Camp. He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Bill Van Camp and Jerry Van Camp. A United States Army veteran of World War II, he was a retired log truck driver and member of the Pike City Missionary Baptist Church....
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Robert Spears

March 15, 1941 - July 26, 2012

Robert "Bobby" Spears, age 71, of Amity, died Thursday, July 26, 2012. He was born on March 15, 1941, at Amity, the son of Joseph Henry Spears and Carrie Dafford Spears. On April 15, 1976, he was married to Helen Tigue. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, James Spears. He is survived by his wife, Helen Spears of Amity; one son and daughter-in-law, Jeffory and Heather...
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Frederic Boucher Davis

August 15, 1916 - July 2, 2012

Frederic Boucher Davis, age 95, of Lake City, Arkansas, formerly of Glenwood, died Monday, July 2, 2012. A retired police officer, Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Davis, on January 5, 2009. He had no known surviving family members. Visitation will be held at Friday, 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood. Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com
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Sharon Joyce Henthorn

February 3, 1940 - June 27, 2012

Sharon Joyce Henthorn, age 72, of Amity, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012. She was born on February 3, 1940, at Amity, the daughter of Winford Willie Fendley and Nora Lee Burmaster Fendley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Henthorn; her parents; and her sister, Geraldine Skates. She was a member of the Amity First Baptist Church. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren, and...
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Bonnie J. Garrett

June 24, 1944 - June 24, 2012

Bonnie J. Garrett, age 67, of Amity, died Sunday, June 24, 2012. She was born on June 24, 1944, in Wellington, Texas, the daughter of Chester Leon Howell and Pearl Adams Howell Page. She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepfather, James Page; her paternal grandparents, Evan and Gracie Frances Howell; and her maternal grandparents, Hob and Lucinda Adams. She was a homemaker and member...
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Jessie Roberts

September 16, 1959 - June 21, 2012

Jessie Roberts, age 52, of Lodi, died Thursday, June 21, 2012. She was born on September 16, 1959, at Wheeling, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents. She attended Faith Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Fancy Hill. She is survived by her companion, Loyd Cogburn of Lodi; her aunt, Imogene Dowdy of Fancy Hill; and her special friends, Greg Dowdy of Fancy Hill and Eric and Tara...
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Jayci Elizabeth Hoover

June 13, 2012 - June 13, 2012

Jayci Elizabeth Hoover, treasured daughter of Jay and Angela Hoover and beloved sister of Josh, Olivia and Addison, of Little Rock, was born on June 13, 2012. A beautiful baby girl who touched so many lives in such a brief time, passed peacefully in the arms of her family. She was preceded in death by her paternal great-grandparents, Jimmy and Elizabeth Carroll; and her maternal great...
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Larry Don Applegate

February 25, 1969 - June 9, 2012

Larry Don Applegate, age 43, of Bonnerdale, died Saturday, June 9, 2012. He was born on February 25, 1969, at Clarksville, Texas. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tesla Applegate; his father, L. D. Applegate; and his brother, Gary Applegate. He is survived by his wife, Cindy Applegate of Bonnerdale; three sons, Guy Horn of Glenwood, Bobby Applegate and Tyler Applegate, both of...
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Myrl Ruth Plyler

March 20, 1927 - May 20, 2012

Myrl Ruth Plyler, age 85, of Glenwood, died Sunday, May 20, 2012. She was born on March 20, 1927, in Kirby, the daughter of William Hester Cook and Carrie Eulla Barentine Cook. On August 14, 1943, she was married to John Jonas Plyler, Sr., who preceded her in death on June 6, 2004. She was also preceded in death by her parents. She was a member of the Glenwood Freewill Baptist Church. She is...
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Keith Whisenhunt

December 11, 1955 - May 5, 2012

Keith Whisenhunt, age 56, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, May 5, 2012. He was born on December 11, 1955 in Huntington, Indiana, the son of Tribble Whisenhunt and Lorene Rodgers Whisenhunt. He was preceded in death by his father; and two sisters, Karen Peters and Connie Mack. Employed with the Cossatot River School District, Keith was an avid deer hunter and loved being with his...
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Shelia Hancock

March 5, 1971 - May 2, 2012

Shelia Hancock, age 41, of Amity, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. She was born on March 5, 1971 in Bluffton, Indiana, the daughter of Marlon Joe Spears and Shirley Pearl Cogburn Spears. On July 21, 1990, she was married to Scott Hancock. She was preceded in death by her father; and two sisters, Pamela Spears and Debbie Nowlin. She attended the Amity United Methodist Church and Oak Grove Baptist...
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N. L. Powell

January 16, 1928 - April 22, 2012

N. L. Powell, age 84, of Norman, was called home on Sunday, April 22, 2012. N. L. was born into this world on January 16, 1928, at Alamo, Arkansas, the son of John Joe Powell and Nellie Norman Powell. On August 31, 1950, he was married to Joanne Johnston Powell in Mena, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; three sisters; and his daughter-in-law, Patricia Reynolds...
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George E. Robertson

June 2, 1940 - April 21, 2012

George E. "Cowboy" Robertson, age 71, of Mount Ida, died Saturday, April 21, 2012. He was born on June 2, 1940 at Oden, the son of Jeff Robertson and Dovie Kirk Robertson. On March 18, 1961, he was married to Helen Young. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, J. D. Robertson, Elmer Snider, Jr. and Glen Snider; and two sisters, Jo Donathan and Geneva Sheffield. He was a...
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Aaron Dingler

September 3, 1923 - April 16, 2012

Aaron Dingler, age 88, of Glenwood, died Monday, April 16, 2012. He was born on September 3, 1923, at Dierks, the son of Alvin Dingler and Esther Dickerson Dingler. On December 18, 1945, he was married to Bernice Harding Dingler, who preceded him in death on October 14, 1994. He was a graduate of Kirby High School; owner and operator of Dingler's Welding and Radiator Shop; was a U.S. Navy...
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Apolinar Gonzales Ramos

January 8, 1956 - April 12, 2012

Apolinar Gonzales Ramos, age 56, of Caddo Gap, died Thursday, April 12, 2012. He was born on January 8, 1956, in Mexico, the son of Andres Gonzalez and Marcelina Ramos Hernandez. He is survived by his wife, Efigenia F. Gonzales of Caddo Gap; four sons, Rogelio Gonzalez of Mineral Springs, Andres Gonzalez of Glenwood, Frank Gonzalez and Josue Gonzalez, both of Caddo Gap; one daughter, Claudia...
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Kenneth W. Lambert

February 20, 1954 - April 6, 2012

Kenneth W. Lambert, age 58, of Point Cedar, died Friday, April 6, 2012. He was born on February 20, 1954 in Hot Springs, the son of William and Doris Martin Lambert. On February 14, 2003, he was married to Peggy Gilliland Lambert. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Vinita Lambert; and his granddaughter, Libby Hunter. He is survived by his wife, Peggy Lambert of Point Cedar;...
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George A. Phelps

February 13, 1941 - October 14, 2011

George A. Phelps, age 70, of Mount Ida, died Friday, October 14, 2011. He was born on February 13, 1941, at Buckeye, Arizona, the son of David Alec Phelps and Myrle Ethel Ivy Phelps. On December 9, 1978, he was married to Wanda Mayberry. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a member of the Faith Tabernacle Church in Mount Ida. Survivors are his wife, Wanda Mayberry Phelps of Mount...
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Aubrielle Delain Cogburn

June 16, 1990 - October 3, 2011

Aubrielle Delain Cogburn, age 21, of Caddo Gap, died Wednesday, October 5, 2011. She was born on June 16, 1990, at Hot Springs, the daughter of Vernon Gene "Buck" Cogburn and Virginia Michelle Lake. She is survived by her parents, Buck Cogburn and Michelle Lake of Caddo Gap; two sisters, Erica Cogburn and Brandi Cogburn; two nephews, Dylan Taylor and Gavin Taylor; maternal grandmother, Deborah...
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Patty Haberer

August 1, 1939 - October 3, 2011

Patty Haberer, age 72, of Glenwood, died Monday, October 3, 2011. She was born on August 1, 1939, at Bell, California, the daughter of Harley Louis DeLano and Mary Francis Barr DeLano. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Joseph Haberer; and her parents. Patty was a very generous and loving person. She loved her home at Oak Park, playing bingo and spending time with her many...
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Gene Allen Mitchell

October 22, 1953 - June 18, 2011

Gene Allen Mitchell, age 57, of Glenwood, died Saturday, June 18, 2011. He was born on October 22, 1953, at Glenwood, the son of Walter Lee Mitchell and Grace Augusta Welch Mitchell. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Thurman Mitchell; three sisters, Frankie Mitchell, Betty Roof and Wanda Meredith; and one brother-in-law, Gale West. He attended Glenwood High School; was a...
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Ruby Faye Lockeby Stark

April 10, 1914 - May 24, 2011

Ruby Faye Lockeby Stark, age 97, of Murfreesboro, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Murfreesboro Nursing Center. She was born on April 10, 1914, in DeQueen, the daughter of Levi Williamson and Fannie Daniel Williamson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Christopher "Chubby" Lockeby; one son, Dennis Larry Lockeby; her husband, Frank Stark; two brothers and sister-in...
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Donnie Reppo

March 10, 1942 - May 20, 2011

Donnie Reppo, age 69, of Glenwood, died Friday, May 20, 2011. He was born on March 10, 1942, at Eugene, Oregon, the son of Winford E. Reppo and Cleodus Lambert Reppo. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, George Reppo; and his sister, Bobbie Reppo Foust. He is survived by his wife, Dolores "Dee" Reppo of Glenwood; his children and their spouses, Tammy and Robert Brago of...
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Aline Spradling Perkins

July 15, 1928 - May 14, 2011

Aline Spradling Perkins, our beloved mother, passed away Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Community Home Health and Hospice in Longview, Washington. She was born on July 15, 1928, in Mauldin, Arkansas, to James "Doc" and Muriel Spradling. On October 30, 1948, she was married to Raymond E. Perkins who preceded her in death in 2003 after 54 years of marriage. She is survived by her children, James R...
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Cecil Golden

August 30, 1922 - May 12, 2011

Cecil Golden, age 88, of Mount Ida, died Thursday, May 12, 2011. He was born on August 30, 1922 at Hopper, the son of John Golden and Nancy Thomas Golden. He was a retired logging contractor. Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Ann Scurlock and Allen and Donna Golden, all of Mount Ida; and his nephew, Chuck Golden of Hopper. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM,...
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Susan Belle Arts

December 7, 1953 - May 7, 2011

Susan Belle Arts, age 57, of Glenwood, died Saturday, May 7, 2011. She was born on December 7, 1953, at Riverside, California, the daughter of James David Arts and Clara Belle Moreland Arts. She was preceded in death by her parents. In 1963, Susan moved with her family from Riverside, California to Glenwood, where she remained for the rest of her life. For many years she worked at Beans and...
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Carol Porter

November 2, 1946 - May 3, 2011

Carol Porter, age 64, of Little Rock, went to join her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. She was born on November 2, 1946, in Newhope, the daughter of Doyle James Reid and Floy Morgan Smith Reid. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Jim Morgan Reid. She was a graduate of Henderson State University. In 2005 she retired from the Pulaski County Special School...
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Margaret Spies

September 1, 1938 - April 21, 2011

Margaret Spies, age 72, of Mount Ida, died Thursday, April 21, 2011. She was born on September 1, 1938, at Springhill, the daughter of L. D. Stevenson and Florene Bates Stevenson. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Ralph Stevenson. She resided in California for over forty years, where she farmed citrus groves, avocados and other produce. She was Christian in her faith,...
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Gale E. West

December 3, 1947 - April 21, 2011

Gale E. West, age 63, of Glenwood, died Thursday, April 21, 2011. He was born on December 3, 1947, at Mount Ida, the son of John Herman West and Mable Norma Kilby West. On February 7, 1969, he was married to Kathy Mitchell. He was preceded in death by his parents. He worked as a truck driver for Midway Motor Freight and later worked for Cargill Feeds. He enjoyed working on old cars,...
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Evelyn L. Walker

May 17, 1923 - April 16, 2011

Evelyn L. Walker, age 87, of Glenwood, died Saturday, April 16, 2011. She was born on May 17, 1923 in the Fancy Hill community of Montgomery County, the daughter of Robert Beezley and Alice Porter Beezley. On April 9, 1954, she was married to Orville Walker who preceded her in death on September 17, 1998. Along with her husband, she was the former owner and operator of the Hobby Shop in...
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Odessa V. Lindsey

November 9, 1933 - April 10, 2011

Odessa V. Lindsey, age 77, of Bonnerdale, died Sunday, April 10, 2011, in her home. She was born on November 9, 1933, at Glenwood, the daughter of John Jefferson Yarbrough and Artie Eunice Bates Yarbrough Adams. On August 2, 1952, she was married to Charles Lindsey who preceded her in death on March 15, 2011. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Eugene Yarbrough and...
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Helen Francis Looper

April 27, 1923 - April 2, 2011

Helen Francis Looper, age 87, of Point Cedar, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2011. She was born on April 27, 1923, at Bismarck, the daughter of William "Bud" Hunt and Laura Southerland Hunt. On April 15, 1941, she was married to Hollis Looper. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her great-grandson, Kaul Lambert. She was a homemaker, a member of the Philippi Church of...
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Callie Mae Killian

May 7, 1918 - March 28, 2011

Callie Mae Killian, age 92, of Glenwood, died Monday, March 28, 2011. She was born on May 7, 1918 in Akins, Oklahoma, the daughter of Willie Gray and Vivian Neoma Barnes Gray. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Cecil “Jack” Killian; and her grandson, David Killian. She was a Christian in her faith. Survivors include her son, Henry Killian of Norman; her daughter and son...
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Regina Kaiser

October 27, 1942 - March 17, 2011

Regina Kaiser, age 68, of Black Springs, died Thursday, March 17, 2011. She was born on October 27, 1942 in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of Michael John Saam and Nellie Amelia Meekes Saam. On December 29, 1983, she was married to Frank Kaiser. She is survived by her husband, Frank Kaiser of Black Springs; and her daughter, Renee Loyd of Clarksville, Tennessee. Services will be held at 2...
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George Truman Nooner

January 3, 1933 - March 11, 2011

George Truman Nooner, age 78, of Bonnerdale, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 11, 2011. He was born on January 3, 1933 in the Mount Tabor community of Garland County, the son of Joe Nooner and Ovie Noles Nooner. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Odell Nooner; and two sisters, Vela Fox and Eudora McCormick. George was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and served...
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Ora Adell Copeland

June 3, 1922 - March 4, 2011

Ora Adell Copeland, age 88, of Amity, went to be with her Lord on Friday, March 4, 2011. Ora was born on June 3, 1922 in Point Cedar, the daughter of Otem Thomason and Mamie Bryant Thomason. On December 23, 1943, she was married to Cleatous Copeland who preceded her in death on June 18, 1982. She was also preceded in death by her son, Wayne Copeland; two grandsons, Christopher Hinesly and...
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Rosalee J. Cogburn

June 1, 1921 - March 1, 2011

Rosalee J. Cogburn, age 89, of Hopper, died Tuesday, March 1, 2011. She was born on June 1, 1921, at Freemont, Missouri, the daughter of James B. Reynolds and Alcie E. Shomaker Reynolds. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Cogburn; her son, Curtis Cogburn; her granddaughter, Donna Graves; and her great-grandson, James Earl Horton. She attended the Community Bible Baptist Church and...
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Dana Renee Breedlove

April 10, 1980 - February 28, 2011

Dana Renee Breedlove, age 30, of Amity, went to heaven on Monday, February 28, 2011. She was born on April 10, 1980, at Batesville. She was preceded in death by her father, Pat Breedlove; her grandparents, Melvin and Earline Robertson and Carroll "Bud" and Delia "Dee" Monk. She was a member of the First Step Program of Arkansas. She loved fishing with her dad and taking care of her puppy,...
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Lorene Davis

February 28, 1925 - February 28, 2011

Lorene Davis, age 86, of Mount Ida, died Monday, February 28, 2011. She was born on February 28, 1925, at Hopper, the daughter of Jim Thomas and Edna Yarbrough Thomas. On November 16, 1940, she was married to Doyle Davis who preceded her in death on April 7, 2000. She was also preceded in death by one son, Bob Davis and one daughter, Clorene Davis. She was a member of the Hopper Church of...
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Donna Turner

November 19, 1951 - February 23, 2011

Donna Turner, age 59, of Lodi, died Wednesday, February 23, 2011. She was born on November 19, 1951, at Hot Springs, the daughter of Clarence Albert Parker and Mabel Brown Parker. On June 12, 1971, she was married to Mike Turner. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Arva Parker and Dwane Parker. She was a member of the Daisy Free Will Baptist Church, Daisy Ladies...
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Tammy Davis

September 1, 1960 - February 23, 2011

Tammy Davis, age 50, of Newhope, died Wednesday, February 23, 2011. She was born on September 1, 1960, at DeQueen, the daughter of Willie V. O'Neal and Emma Lee Marshall O'Neal. On May 30, 1977, she was married to Pierre Davis. She was preceded in death by her parents. She was a member of the Daisy Freewill Baptist Church, the Ladies Auxiliary and the Gideons Auxiliary. She enjoyed cooking...
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Minnie Veletta Ketchum Dillard

May 9, 1918 - February 22, 2011

Minnie Veletta Ketchum Dillard, age 92, of Glenwood, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at Chenal Heights Nursing and Rehabilitation in Little Rock. She was born on May 9, 1918, at Bonnerdale, the daughter of James H. Ketchum and Mattie Grant Ketchum. On April 6, 1938, she married Haskell Dillard who preceded her in death on September 8, 1999. She was also preceded in death...
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Sylvia Wheeler

February 14, 1923 - February 21, 2011

Sylvia Wheeler, age 88, of Mount Ida, died Monday, February 21, 2011. She was born on February 14, 1923, at Paragould, the daughter of Avery Dewitt Tate and Mary Elizabeth Flanery Tate. She was preceded in death by two sons, Ray Johnston and William Earl Johnston; one grandson, Lanny Grissom; two brothers, Henry Tate and Robert Tate; and three sisters, Margie Hampton, Marie White and Mildred...
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Kim Allen Sutton

December 17, 1956 - February 18, 2011

Kim Allen Sutton, age 54, of Norman, died Friday, February 18, 2011. He was born on December 17, 1956, at Hot Springs, the son of the late Carl Sutton and Anna Marie Foshee Sutton. A United States Navy veteran, he served on board the USS James K. Polk. He was a driver for PAM Trucking. Survivors include his brother, Kyle Sutton of Amity; his sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Junior...
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Clovis E. Crawford

February 9, 1925 - February 17, 2011

Clovis E. Crawford, age 86, of Glenwood, died Thursday, February 17, 2011. He was born on February 9, 1925, at Nathan, the son of William Wiley "Bill" Crawford and Nancy Ann Floyd Crawford. He was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Ima Crawford, Snow Crawford, Irma Crawford, Lola Crawford and Eula McRae; and one brother, Alvis Crawford. He was a member of Church of Christ and...
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W. O. Davis

September 26, 1923 - February 17, 2011

W. O. "Oscar" Davis, age 87, of Langley, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, February 17, 2011. He was born on September 26, 1923, at Langley, the son of Otis Dean Davis and Vercie Pearl Graves Davis. On September 11, 1941, he was married to Iva Nora Kennedy. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Joy Wright and Iva Wright; and one brother, Harmon Davis. He was an Army...
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Harold Miller

December 4, 1929 - February 15, 2011

Harold Miller, age 81, of Arkadelphia, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, February 15, 2011. He was born on December 4, 1929, at Langley, Arkansas, the son of Alva E. Miller and Melvin Risner Miller. He retired from Arkansas Best Freightlines after 41 years on the road. While living in North Little Rock, he was a member of the Levi Baptist Church for 35 years. After moving to...
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Ana Carmen Rivera

July 15, 1931 - February 15, 2011

Ana Carmen Rivera, age 79, of Norman, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011. She was born on July 15, 1931, in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, the daughter of Domingo Ramos and Sarah Delgado Ramos. She was preceded in death by her husband, Domingo Rivera, and her daughter, Jenny McGauran. She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Megyese of Norman; her son, Nelson Rivera of New York, New York; eight...
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Audie Irene Langston Williams

September 28, 1915 - February 14, 2011

Audie Irene Langston Williams, age 95, of Amity, passed away on Monday, February 14, 2011, at Arkansas Hospice in Hot Springs. She was born on September 28, 1915, in Alpine, the daughter of Henry Langston and Mary Francis Caldwell Langston. On May 25, 1930, she was married to Kress Williams who preceded her in death on December 3, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Bennie...
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Othor Garner

December 30, 1922 - February 9, 2011

Othor Garner, age 88, of Daisy, passed away Wednesday, February 9, 2011. He was born December 30, 1922 in Amity, Arkansas, the son of Gracie Golden Garner and William David "Papa Dave" Garner. He was a member of Buffalo Gap Masonic Lodge #484 of Langley. He attended Amity and Daisy school and was married to the love of his life, Pauline Mack Garner, September 11, 1943 in Kirby. During the...
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Ida Mae Franklin

June 6, 1931 - February 6, 2011

Ida Mae Franklin, age 79, of Amity, died Sunday, February 6, 2011. She was born on June 6, 1931 at Amity, the daughter of Charlie Knighten and Roxie McCormick Knighten. Survivors include her children and their spouses, Patricia Tolbert of Fort Smith, Billy and Diane Franklin of Oklahoma, Kathy and Jerry Linzy of Murfreesboro and Tommy and Debbie Franklin of Amity; eight grandchildren; several...
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Wayne Louie Cogburn

March 24, 1940 - February 5, 2011

Wayne Louie Cogburn, age 70, of Murfreesboro, died Saturday, February 5, 2011. He was born on March 24, 1940 at Newhope, the son of Bennett "Nort" Cogburn and Octavia Gatlin Cogburn. He loved music and helping with benefit concerts throughout the area and especially enjoyed being with his family and friends. Survivors include his lifetime partner, Donna Cogburn of Murfreesboro; his children...
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Loyal D. Barrett

February 14, 1933 - February 3, 2011

Loyal D. Barrett, age 77, of Amity, died Thursday, February 3, 2011. He was born on February 14, 1933, in Alpine, the son of Thomas Jacob "Jake" Barrett and Versie Viola Garner Barrett. He was a longtime member of the Apostolic Faith Tabernacle in Pearcy, was dearly loved by his family and church family and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Barrett of Amity; his...
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Imogene M. Watson

November 28, 1928 - January 31, 2011

Imogene M. Watson, age 82, of Glenwood, died Monday, January 31, 2011. She was born on November 28, 1928, in Roy, Arkansas, the daughter of Walter Wisdom and Zola Brooks Wisdom. On November 2, 1946, she was married to L Z Watson. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Lenon Wisdom and Dale Wisdom and one sister, Wanda Rodgers. She was the bookkeeper for Killian Lumber Company...
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Pat Jr. Palmer

March 4, 1936 - January 30, 2011

Pat Jr. Palmer, age 74, of Alpine, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 30, 2011. He was born on March 4, 1936, at Finley, the son of Page Palmer and Estelle Wrinkle Palmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Clyde Palmer, his son-in-law, Doug Coats and his special friend, Carolyn Stanley. He was Baptist in his faith, an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing....
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Terry Collum

February 3, 1958 - January 30, 2011

Terry Collum, age 52, of Glenwood, died Sunday, January 30, 2011. He was born on February 3, 1958, at Hot Springs, the son of Leslie Edward Collum, Sr. and Nettie Lacy Collum Coleman. He was preceded in death by his father. He was a logger, an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed being with his friends. Survivors include his mother, Nettie Coleman of Glenwood; three brothers, Eddie Collum of...
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Carolyn Evans

July 10, 1940 - January 28, 2011

Glenda "Carolyn" Short Evans received her heavenly promotion on Friday, January 28, 2011. She was born July 10, 1940 in Glenwood, Arkansas to the late Herman and Elice Marsh Short. She was married on May 20, 1960 to J. B. Evans. A lifelong follower of Christ, she was a member of Sunshine Church of the Nazarene. She served in many capacities of ministry throughout her life; a Sunday School...
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Elton D. Harper

September 2, 1919 - January 28, 2011

Dr. Elton D. Harper, age 91, of Glenwood, died Friday, January 28, 2011. He was born on September 2, 1919, at Mount Pleasant, Texas, the son of George W. Harper and Lola Willson Harper. On November 23, 1972, he was married to Shirley Gamble. He was a retired Chiropractor, a veteran of World War II serving in the Army Air Corp and a member of the Glenwood United Methodist Church. He is...
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Ethel Thrash Davis

July 20, 1917 - January 28, 2011

Ethel Thrash Davis, age 93, of Glenwood, died Friday, January 28, 2011. She was born on July 20, 1917 at Nashville, the daughter of Zach Norris and Stella Mae Dean Norris. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ed Thrash, and her second husband, Lloyd Davis. She and her husband, Ed, operated Thrash Hardware for many years in downtown Glenwood. After selling the hardware portion of...
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Chester Duggan

August 15, 1931 - January 27, 2011

Chester "Bill" Duggan, age 79, of Umpire, died Thursday, January 27, 2011. He was born on August 15, 1931, at Lodi, the son of John Duggan and Iva Echols Duggan. On April 10, 1954, he was married to Dorothy Duggan who preceded him in death on January 28, 2002. He is survived by four children and their spouses, Mike and Paula Duggan of Stillwell, Oklahoma, Rick and Rinda Duggan of Newhope,...
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Inez Massey

November 15, 1930 - January 26, 2011

Inez Massey, age 80, of Amity, died Wednesday, January 26, 2011. She was born on November 15, 1930, at Clark County, Arkansas, the daughter of Carlie Buck and Leona Thomason Buck. On November 15, 1946, she was married to Edward Massey. She was preceded in death by her parents. She was Assembly of God in her faith, was a member of the Clark County Extension Homemaker's Club and for many years...
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Billie Carlson

February 17, 1930 - January 25, 2011

Billie Carlson, age 80, of Jackson, Missouri, formerly of Amity, died Tuesday, January 25, 2011. She was born on February 17, 1930 in Allen, Oklahoma, the daughter of William Hawkins and Fannie Patrick Hawkins. On August 25, 1951, she was married to Leo Carlson who preceded her in death on July 13, 1996. She was a member of the Amity First Baptist Church and enjoyed embroidery and quilting. ...
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Donna Gail Graves

May 30, 1963 - January 22, 2011

Donna Gail Graves, age 47, of Glenwood, died Saturday, January 22, 2011. She was born on May 30, 1963, at Mena, the daughter of Curtis Cogburn and Geraldine Golden Cogburn. She was preceded in death by her father. She attended the Community Bible Baptist Church, was a homemaker, an avid gardener, enjoyed collecting Indian artifacts and an artist. She was known best for cooking the world's...
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Alvin Ray Collins

March 21, 1955 - January 17, 2011

Alvin Ray Collins, age 55, of Caddo Gap, died Monday, January 17, 2011. He was born on March 21, 1955, at Hot Springs, the son of Roy Washington Collins and Mary Kathleen Price Collins. He was preceded in death by his parents. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by two sons and one daughter-in-law, Josh and Jill Collins of Kirby and Jacob Collins of Hot Springs; one daughter and...
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William Eugene McGill

November 23, 1928 - January 16, 2011

William Eugene McGill, age 82, of Story, died Sunday, January 16, 2011. He was born on November 23, 1928, at Story, the son of Gordon Lee McGill and Henrietta Lambert McGill. On November 1, 1946, he was married to Lavern Stokes. He was preceded in death by his parents. He attended the Story Church of God and was retired from A & N Zaninovich, where he worked for 37 years as cold storage...
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Joe Roland Parker

December 4, 1938 - January 10, 2011

Joe Roland Parker, age 72, of Pike City, died Monday, January 10, 2011. He was born on December 4, 1938, near Dierks, the son of Clyde Parker and Clora James Parker. On May 24, 1958, he was married to Jean Jackson Parker who preceded him in death on May 17, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Veda Chevalier and Zella Priest; and his brother, Don Parker. He was a...
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Charles Conine

January 10, 2011 - January 10, 2011

Charles Conine, age 87, of Amity, died Monday, January 3, 2011. He was born on December 23, 1923, at Amity, the son of Andrew Conine and Burley Neal Conine. On September 19, 1942, he was married to Carrie Elmeda Wilson. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a charter member of the Amity Assembly of God Church and was retired from the Arkansas Highway Department. He is survived by his...
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Carolyn Jarrell

February 11, 1938 - January 8, 2011

Carolyn Jarrell, age 72, of Delight, died Saturday, January 8, 2011, at her home. She was born on February 11, 1938, in Floresville, Texas, the daughter of William Quinney and Nettie Mae Roger Quinney. She was a member of the Crossroads Assembly of God Church and loved being with her family and grandkids. Survivors include her husband, Douglas Jarrell of Delight; four children and their...
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Charlton Hoyt LLoyd

June 1, 1913 - January 7, 2011

Charlton Hoyt "C. H." Lloyd, age 97, of Caddo Gap, died Friday, January 7, 2011. He was born on June 1, 1913, at Belton, Texas, the son of James Howard Lloyd and Teanna Lot Lloyd. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ilene Tweedle Lloyd; nine brothers; and three sisters. He was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and a World War II Army veteran where he served as corporal in the...
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