Celebrity Obituaries

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Jack M Sharp

February 8, 1940 - August 21, 2015

Jack M. Sharp age 75, of Mena, formerly Nashville, Arkansas went to meet his Heavenly Father on Friday, August 21, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born February 8, 1940 in Polk County, Arkansas to the late Arthur C. Sharp and the late Edna Lee Smith Sharp. Jack was a big man with a big heart…He loved God, his family and friends. He was a kind and gentle man, never a harsh, hateful,...
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Charles Richard Mayfield

December 23, 1934 - August 21, 2015

Charles Mayfield, age 80, of Oden, Arkansas passed away Friday, August 21, 2015 in Oden, Arkansas. He was born December 23, 1934 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas to the late William Carl Mayfield and the late Mattie Elizabeth Dudley Mayfield. Charles was married to Charlotte Murphy Mayfield and was a talented singer by profession. His hobbies were music, gold mining, fishing, gardening and he loved the...
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Sharon Kay McCormack

January 15, 1947 - August 19, 2015

Sharon Kay Doyle McCormack of Mena, Arkansas went home to be with her heavenly father on August 19th, 2015. She was born January 15th, 1947 in Stockton, California to Reverend Dan and Kathleen Doyle. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, daughter and aunt. After her many years in the workforce showing her many talents she spent the remaining years of her life in the ministry and fully serving...
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Henry Lee Richardson

June 23, 1925 - August 17, 2015

Henry L. Richardson age 90, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 17, 2015 in Hot Springs. He was born June 23, 1925 in Canton, Missouri to the late Ralph Henry Richardson and the late Matilda May Ealy Richardson. He was married to Pearl Richardson for 66 years and was a truck driver by profession. He proudly served his country in the Army and fought in World War II. He was a...
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Mary June Vaught Hiaumet

June 4, 1936 - August 16, 2015

Mary "June" (Vaught) Hiaumet entered into peace on August 16, 2015. She was 79 years young! June was born June 4, 1936 in Mena, Arkansas, to Haskell "Shine" Vaught and Grace Garrison Vaught. June was raised in Mena. After school she worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern Bell and as a clerk for Reynolds Variety Store. June married Joe Hiaumet October 1, 1960. They had 2 children,...
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Dolores Stockman

March 30, 1931 - August 16, 2015

Dolores Stockman, age 84, of Mena passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015 in Mena. She was born March 30, 1931 in Gary, Indiana to the late Charlie Hunt and the late Tina Coffman Hunt. Dolores was married to the late James Stockman on May 12, 1951. They moved to Mena from California in 1989. She was a homemaker and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She was a loving...
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Ann Walker

July 4, 1923 - August 10, 2015

Ann Walker, age 92, of Mena, Arkansas passed away peacefully Monday, August 10, 2015 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Little Rock. Ann was born on July 4, 1923 in Board Camp, Arkansas to the late Walter Bain and the late Virgie Strickland Bain. She was united in marriage to Richard Orval Walker on July 1, 1941. They celebrated 70 years of marriage in July, 2011. Ann pursued a cosmetology...
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Carlos Dewayne Sherrouse

October 31, 1972 - August 8, 2015

We would like to celebrate the life of Carlos Dewayne Sherrouse. He was born October 31, 1972. He left this world, that we are all just passing through, to go and be with his Heavenly Father on August 8, 2015. Carlos loved his family very much and loved spending time with all of them. He loved to hunt and fish. Carlos always carried a smile on his face. He has always had a humble heart and...
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Onis James Cogburn

November 19, 1938 - August 8, 2015

Onis James Cogburn, 76, passed away peacefully at Arkansas Hospice on Saturday August 8, 2015 in Hot Springs Arkansas. Mr. Cogburn is survived by his wife, Judy Cogburn of Mena Arkansas; his son Jamie Cogburn & wife Kristy Cogburn, of Danville Arkansas, their children Rebecca, Kristen and Noah Cogburn; and his daughter, Sylvia Perry and her husband Scott Perry, of Frisco Texas, their children...
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Catherine B. Smale

April 19, 1935 - August 7, 2015

Catherine B. Smale, age 80, of Mena, passed away Friday, August 7, 2015 at her home. She was born April 19, 1935 in Battle Creek, Michigan to Russell E. Balke and Myrtie E. Thompson Balke. She was united in marriage to William H. Smale. Mrs. Smale was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Survivors are: Children: William H. Smale, Jr. of Ciara Vista, Arizona Sandra White...
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Philip "P.W." Wayne Lance

March 24, 1940 - August 3, 2015

Philip "P.W." Wayne Lance, Sr., age 75, of Mena passed away Monday, August 03, 2015 in Mena. He was born March 24, 1940 on Rich Mountain, Arkansas to Philip Burton Lance and Mildred Gertrude McKinney Lance. He was united in marriage to Alice Inez Lance. Wayne drove the school bus for 39 years, driving students to school and activities. He played football for Henderson State University and...
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Patsy R. Hendricks

July 11, 1928 - August 3, 2015

Patsy Ruth Heavener Hendricks passed away August 3, 2015, in the Rich Mountain Nursing Home, in Mena, Arkansas. She was born July 11, 1928, in Mansfield, Arkansas, and was the daughter of the late Dora Ann Morgan Heavener and Samuel Heavener. After she graduated from Mansfield High School, she moved to Mena, where she worked and eventually met Ray Hendricks while he was home on military leave....
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Monnie Marie Horton

October 30, 1925 - August 3, 2015

Monnie Marie Horton, age 89, of Mena passed away Monday, August 03, 2015 in Mena. She was born on October 30, 1925 in Hatfield, Arkansas and was the daughter of the late Wesley Hendrix and the late Ozella Harrison Hendrix. She was a devoted wife of 70 years to the late Argus "Choc" Horton and was a leather worker by trade but loyal servant to her church, and community. Mrs. Horton was a past...
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Dennis Melvin Owens

February 7, 1952 - July 28, 2015

Dennis Melvin Owens, age 63, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Hot Springs. He was born in Mena, Arkansas on February 7, 1952 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Robert Melvin Owens and the late Jewell Titworth Owens. Dennis was a moving specialist and was a 20 year member of the Mena Elks Lodge. He was a loving partner, father, brother, uncle and a dear friend to all who...
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James Jimmy Rogers

August 5, 1946 - July 24, 2015

James "Jimmy" Rogers, age 68, of Grannis, Arkansas passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 in Grannis. He was born August 5, 1946 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late Dave Roger and the late Billie Burke. He was married to Tammy Parnell Rogers and he was a carpenter, but most enjoyed operating heavy equipment. He served his country in the United States Army. Jimmy tried to enjoy life to the fullest...
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Annie Josephine Ralls

May 4, 1931 - July 23, 2015

Annie Josephine Ralls Born May 4, 1931 in Cove, Arkansas "Mrs. Jo" spent the last 17 years volunteering in the Mena Public Schools and working with students that needed loving, care and academic help. She was always ready to help others. She dearly loved her "children" from school and followed their progress all the way to graduation. Her "children" were the main thing that kept her going...
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Dolores Crane Oglesby

April 7, 1932 - July 23, 2015

Dolores Oglesby, age 83 of Hatfield, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas She was born April 7, 1932 in Hatfield, Arkansas to the late George Washington Crane and the late Myrtle Cordelia Griffin. She was married for many happy years to the late Harold Oglesby and was a bookkeeper for the Son-Light Center and worked as a lunchroom supervisor. Mrs. Oglesby was the last charter...
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Charnoch William Head

February 22, 1935 - July 22, 2015

Charnoch Head, age 80, of Norman, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in Norman. Mr. Head was born February 22, 1935 in Black Springs, Arkansas to the late Raymond Head and the late Verna Fountain Head. He enjoyed listening to country music. He was a loving and kind brother, and friend to all who knew him. He is survived by: Brothers: George Head of Mount Herman, Oklahoma ...
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Paige Tate Bell

December 2, 1963 - July 16, 2015

Paige Tate Bell, age 51, of Mena passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born December 2, 1963 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Bob and Nancy Tate. She was happily married to Steve Bell for 26 years and worked in the Child Support Division for Department of Human Services. Paige was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend to all who knew...
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Robert Allen Berles

May 15, 1934 - July 12, 2015

"Death is the last chapter in time but the first chapter in eternity." Our dearly beloved husband, brother, dad, father-in-law, grandpa, pepaw, uncle and brother-in-law, ROBERT ALLEN BERLES of Board Camp passed away at home on July 12, 2015. Bob was born on May 15, 1934 in Oak Park, IL. to George Otto Berles and Isabel LaBaun Berles. Bob served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1962. He was...
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Macie Marie Vanderbilt

July 14, 1933 - July 6, 2015

Macie Marie Vanderbilt, age 81, of Cove passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 in Cove, Arkansas. She was born July 14, 1933 in Cove, Arkansas to the late Chester Plunkett and the late Dixie Roberts Plunkett. She was married to the late Owen Vanderbilt and worked at Renova Factory in Mena and for Smith Grocery in Cove for many years. Macie loved to shop with family and friends and enjoyed lunch...
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Nettie Fay Cross

May 4, 1942 - July 5, 2015

Nettie Fay Foster Cross, age 73, of Mena passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015 in Mena. She was born May 4, 1942 in Oden, Arkansas to the late Jasper Foster and the late Cornelia Wilhite Foster. She was married to Edward Cross for 55 happy years. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, and was a Secretary and Treasurer for the VFW and a member of the DAV. Nettie always said, "Her greatest...
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Noble Nellie McKinzie

June 27, 2015

Noble Nellie. McKinzie, age 92, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Mount Ida, Arkansas. She was born to the late Samuel Alexander McKinzie and the late Vera Eva Hoover McKinzie. Mrs. McKinzie worked for Northwest Airlines for many years. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Home Extension in Montgomery County. She was a loving and kind sister, aunt and friend...
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Mary Inola Fairless

January 30, 1940 - June 27, 2015

Mary Inola Fairless, age 75, of Mena passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 at her home. She was born January 30, 1940 in Zafra, Oklahoma to the late Emmitt Cost and Maggie Ashcraft Cost. She was married to the late Charlie Fairless on September 21, 2001. Inola was a blessing not only to the family but to everyone who knew her. She was a loving and giving person, always thinking of others. She...
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Johnny Ray Watson

August 15, 1966 - June 23, 2015

Johnny Ray Watson, age 48, of Smithville, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 in Oklahoma. He was born August 15, 1966 in Talihina, Oklahoma to the late Clyde Watson and Julia Ann Lewis Watson. Johnny Ray was carefree and friendly with everyone he met. He always had a smile and never met a stranger. He was a loving and kind son, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, great uncle, and...
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Linda Niquette Manson

January 11, 1939 - June 22, 2015

Linda Niquette Manson, age 76, of Mena passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 in Mena. She was born January 11, 1939 in Daily City, California to the late Peggy Leekley. She was happily married to Norman Manson for 38 years. She worked in customer service department for Russberrie and Company. Linda loved painting art and enjoyed singing with family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother,...
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Gilbert T Wilcox

January 10, 1953 - June 21, 2015

Gilbert T. Wilcox, age 62, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Mena. He was born January 10, 1953 in Hailey, Idaho to the late Ira Earl Wilcox and the late Maggie Wageman Wilcox. He was married to the late Linda Wilcox and was a heavy equipment operator by profession. Mr. Wilcox was a good man, who conquered things, not accomplished with his determination. He enjoyed...
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Zada Mae Knight

February 16, 1941 - June 18, 2015

Zada Mae Knight, age 74, of Mena passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born February 16, 1941 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Edward Jones and the late Amy Shaw Jones. She was married to the late Ray Knight and was a loving and kind homemaker for her family. Mrs. Knight was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who...
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June Pearl Fudge

June 24, 1927 - June 14, 2015

June Pearl Fudge, age 87, of Mena passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015 in Mena. She was born June 24, 1927 in Hatfield, Arkansas to the late Earl Varner and the late Pearlie Brewer Varner. Mrs. Fudge was a LPN nurse in the medical field and was active in the Home Extension Club for many years. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly...
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Sybil Adelle Thomas

August 24, 1925 - June 14, 2015

Sybil Adelle Thomas, age 89, of Mena passed away Sunday, June 14, 2015 in DeQueen, Arkansas. She was born August 24, 1925 in Winnsboro, Louisiana to the Jessie Green Sasser and the late Dora Kimbro Sasser. She was happily married to George Thomas for 48 years. She worked at South Central Telephone for 34 years. Sybil was a loving wife and friend to all who knew her. She is survived by: ...
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Stanley "Stan" Maurice Speight

December 10, 1952 - June 11, 2015

Stan Speight, age 62, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015, in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. He was born December 10, 1952 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Walter Sherman Speight and Louise Hartsell. He was married to Shelly Speight for a loving 32 years and was a retired Arkansas State Park Superintendent at the Cossatot River State Park Natural Area. He was a loving son, husband,...
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Billy Ray Hopper

July 12, 1950 - May 29, 2015

Billy Ray Hopper, age 64, of Zafra, Oklahoma, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015 in Hot Springs. He was born July 12, 1950 in Mena, Arkansas, the son of the late Toy Hopper and Lala Roberts Hopper. He was happily married for 40 years to Renee Broderson. Billy was a logger and was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed by those...
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Pauline "Pat" Ditzel

September 15, 1919 - May 28, 2015

Pauline "Pat" Ditzel, age 95, of Cove, Arkansas died peacefully at home, Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Cove. Pat was born September 15, 1919, in Jersey City, New Jersey, the fourth of five sisters to Simeon and Katherine Hrynik. She worked for the Trust Company of New Jersey and as a nursing secretary in the Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood, New Jersey. Pat was a member of the Ocean County...
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Michelle Griffiths Saulsbury

February 22, 1972 - May 27, 2015

Michelle Griffiths Saulsbury, age 43, of Mena, passed away at home Wednesday, May 27, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born February 22, 1972 in Schanectady, New York to David and Linda Griffiths. She was married to Roger Saulsbury for 24 years and was in the retail business and self-employed. Michelle was a dedicated member of Jehovah's Witnesses. She had supported the congregation...
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Viola Catherine Ehret

August 27, 1919 - May 26, 2015

Viola Catherine Bobb Ehret passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born on August 27, 1919 in Radcliffe, Iowa to the late David Henry Bobb and the late Mary Catherine Tennihill Bobb. Viola was raised in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from North High in 1937. Following her graduation, she attented William Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa. In 1939, Viola moved to Washington, DC...
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Dale E Blair

November 29, 1937 - May 22, 2015

Dale E. Blair, age 77 of Wickes, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, May 22, 2015. He was born November 29, 1937 in Mena, Arkansas to the late William and Viola Blair. He was united in marriage to Anita Baker on May 23, 1980. Dale was employed by Tyson as Manager of the Wickes Hatchery for 20 years. He proudly served his country, during the Vietnam War. He was a loving and kind...
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Thomas James Ryan, Jr.

April 11, 1934 - May 20, 2015

Thomas James Ryan Jr, age 81, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in Mena. He was born April 11, 1934 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Thomas J. Ryan and the late Mary S. DeRousse Ryan. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in South Korea. Thomas was in the insurance field for over 35 years. Survivors include one son, Thomas James Ryan III of Seattle, Washington; two...
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Donna Sue Seals

September 25, 1951 - May 18, 2015

Donna Seals, age 63 of Mena passed away Monday, May 18, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born September 25, 1951 in Pittsburg, Texas to the Roy Miller and the late Jewel Deramus Miller. Donna was married to Larry Seals and was a well-loved teacher at Holly Harshman School. She loved her family and her grandchildren and they loved her back. Donna enjoyed watching her grandchildren play sports...
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Thelma Zinn Berg

October 30, 1934 - May 17, 2015

Thelma Zinn Berg, age 80 of Mena passed away Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Mena. She was born October 30, 1934 in Fordyce, Arkansas to the late Dillard Philmore Zinn and the late Nellie Agnes Bryant Zinn. She was married to Ira Berg for sixty -two years. Mrs. Berg was a loving and kind homemaker. She loved sewing, quilting, knitting crocheting and cooking for family and friends. She was a loving...
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Joe Floyd

August 22, 1947 - May 14, 2015

Joe Floyd, age 67, of Mena, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born August 22, 1947 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Billy Joe Floyd and the late Ima Jean Willis Floyd. He was married to Phyllis Lyons and was a wrecker driver and mechanic in the Auto Repair business. He enjoyed watching his bird feeders and humming birds. Joe loved hunting and fishing when he was able...
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Nolas M Walker

January 23, 1924 - May 14, 2015

Nolas M. Walker, age 91, of Plunketville, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015 in Mena. She was born January 23, 1924 in Plunketville, Oklahoma to the late Earnest Monroe Stewart and the late Mary McNutt Stewart. She was married to the late Ford Walker and was a homemaker by profession. Mrs. Walker was a member of the Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Cove for many years. She...
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James Arthur Fuchsberger

November 17, 1937 - May 14, 2015

James Arthur Fuchsberger, age 77, of Hatfield passed away Thursday May 14, 2015 in Mena. He was born November 17, 1937 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Otto Fuchsberger and the late Alma Lucille Shawhan. He was married to Zona Priddy Fuchsberger for 56 years and was a truck driver by profession. He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all who...
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Dexter Raymond Kreiner

January 20, 1955 - May 11, 2015

Dexter Raymond Kreiner, age 60, of Hatfield passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born January 20, 1955 in Lincoln, Nebraska to the late Raymond Kreiner and Clara Ella Farnham Kreiner. He was happily married to Sharon Busby Kreiner and was an oil field worker by profession. Dexter was the head usher at the Hatfield Free Will Baptist Church. He has lived in Hatfield since...
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Kenneth Joseph Wille

May 19, 1930 - May 11, 2015

Kenneth Wille, age 84, of Norman, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born May 19, 1930 in Chase, Kansas to the late Joseph George Wille and the late Margaret Godfrey Wille. He was married for sixty-four years to Shirley Samson Wille. He served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army and was a farmer by profession. Also, a longtime...
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Marvin Lee Anglin

May 1, 1946 - May 11, 2015

Marvin Anglin, age 69, of Mena passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born May 01, 1946 in Rich Mountain, Arkansas to the late Willie Martin Anglin and Bonnie Lennis Little. He worked for Wal-Mart Association in Retail Sales for many years. Marvin worked on a fishing boat in Alaska which he enjoyed for a season. He loved the country life, and fishing, hunting and...
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Cotton Ashley

August 20, 1959 - May 10, 2015

Cotton Ashley, age 55, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015 in Evergreen, Alabama. He was born August 20, 1959 in Pittsburg, Texas to John Franklin Ashley and Peggy Williams Ashley. He was married to Lynn Wood Ashley and worked in the Construction business as a Superintendent for many years. Cotton loved to hunt and fish and spend time with family and friends. He was an amazing...
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Nancy Ann Lavern Bigley Dacus

November 2, 1948 - May 9, 2015

Nancy Ann Lavern Bigley Dacus, age 66, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Mena. She was born November 02, 1948 in Laredo, Texas to the late Ivan Lamont Bigley and the late Florence Madeline Custer Sturgill. She was married to the late Dennis Dacus and was a Restauranteur by profession. Nancy was a lady of many talents. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great...
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Linda Spidle Lawrence

November 2, 1952 - May 8, 2015

Linda Spidle Lawrence, age 63, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She was born November 2, 1952 in Damoplis, Alabama to the late Harry Spidle and Ruth Lavander Spidle. She was happily married to Lonnie Lawrence and was a retired Emergency Medical Technician. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be dearly...
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Ira Morris Berg

July 30, 1930 - May 4, 2015

Ira Berg, age 84, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 4, 2015 in Mena. He was born July 30, 1930 in O Fallon, Illinois to the late Ira M. Berg and late Edith Davis Berg. He was married to Thelma Zinn Berg for sixty-two happy years. Ira was in the concrete construction business by profession. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all who...
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Kimberly Hope Simmons Gunn

April 19, 1986 - April 29, 2015

Kimberly Hope Simmons Gunn, age 29, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Cove. She was born April 19, 1986 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Jimmy Dean Simmons and Sonja Davignon Roan. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, cousin, and a friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all. She is survived by: Daughter: Garnett Jade Simmons Husband: ...
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Iva Oleta Candelaria

August 15, 1944 - April 29, 2015

Iva Oleta Candelaria, age 70, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She was born August 15, 1944 in Grants, New Mexico to the late Sydney Romine and the late Dollie Hopper Romine. She was married to Anselmo Candelaria and was a loving housewife by profession. Iva loved her grandchildren very much, they gave her much joy. She enjoyed her flowers and...
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Gracie B Evans

August 28, 1942 - April 23, 2015

Gracie B. Evans, age 72, of Norman, Arkansas passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015 in Norman. She was born August 28, 1942 in Black Springs, Arkansas to the late Raymond Head and the late Verna Fountain Head. She worked in the Pharmaceutical business with Glaxco-Smith-Klein. Gracie was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in North Carolina. She enjoyed art, and liked collecting coins and...
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Lavada Kay Richardson

September 9, 1951 - April 18, 2015

Lavada Kay Richardson, age 63, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 in Texarkana. She was born December 9, 1951 in Quitaque, Texas to the late English Woodrow Baker and the late Alma Hazel Cornelius Baker. She was married to Jimmy Richardson for many happy years and was a waitress and homemaker by profession. Lavada was a very loving, caring, kind hearted person. She...
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Linda Marie Belknap

November 19, 1957 - April 17, 2015

Linda Marie Belknap, age 57 of Smithville, Oklahoma passed away Friday, April 17, 2015 in Mexico. She was born November 19, 1957 to the late Raymond Ashcraft and Sarah Marie Jewell Ashcraft. She was married to Terry Belknap and was a co- business/owner in logging and Mountain Country Store. Linda had a Servants heart for her church, witnessing for Christ to people and family. She loved singing...
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Richard Allen Fielder

October 27, 1942 - April 17, 2015

Richard Allen Fielder, age 72, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away at the Mena Regional Health System on Friday, April 17, 2015. He was born October 27, 1942 in Flint, Michigan where he was raised by his loving parents, Troy and Maggie Fielder. He was a house painter by trade, but his passion was his family, whom he always had a smile and a kind word for. He loved his children and his...
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Charles L Venable

April 14, 2015

Charles Venable, age 76 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Mena. He was born February 21, 1939 in Grapevine, Texas to Icie and Richard Venable. After his father passed in 1944, Charlie moved to Acorn with his family where his mother remarried Roy Terwilliger. At the age of 18, he entered the Navy and was stationed in Newfoundland and served on the USS Forrestal. He met...
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Coy Juanita Buck

November 19, 1976 - April 13, 2015

Coy Juanita Bell Buck passed away April 13, 2015 in DeQueen, Arkansas. Coy was born in San Antonio, Texas on November 19, 1976 to the late Wayne Bell and Emma Bell. At a very young age the family moved to the Wickes area, and that's where home was. Coy was employed at the bookstore on the CCCUA campus in DeQueen. She was raised in the Baptist faith. Coy loved to fish and spend time outdoors,...
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Buster L. "Pizza" Tolleson

December 22, 1951 - April 12, 2015

Buster L "Pizza" Tolleson age 63 of Mena, AR passed away on Sunday at UAMS in Little Rock, AR. He was born on December 22, 1951 to the late Theodore Roosevelt Tolleson and Wilma Jewell Himes Tolleson in Mena, AR He was a mechanic by trade. Some of his other jobs included painting and body work, furniture and woodwork with family, logging, a member of the Board Camp Volunteer Fire fighters, ...
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Bill Monroe Frederick

March 20, 1949 - April 12, 2015

Bill Monroe Frederick, age 66, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Hatfield. He was born March 20, 1949 in Harrison, Arkansas to the later Floyd Frederick and the late Opal Keithley Frederick. He was married to the late Darlene Sue Robinson Frederick and was a Building/Construction business. Bill was a creative 'Jack of all trades", loved to visit with people, and...
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Bill G Ward

May 11, 1949 - April 12, 2015

Bill G. Ward, age 65, of Mena passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born May 11, 1949 in DeQueen, Arkanasas to the late Carrel Van Buren Ward and the late Alta Ray Lawrence Ward. He was married DeLois F. Sharp and worked for Howard County Road Department until he retired. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, playing guitar and camping with family and friends. He was a loving...
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Price Kristopher Crawford

August 25, 1987 - April 11, 2015

Price Kristopher Crawford, age 27, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Mena. He was born August 25, 1987 in Fayetteville, Arkansas to Kristopher Ashley Crawford and Kristi Lee Price. Price worked in the family business at Price Mobile Homes. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and especially enjoyed being down on the Price farm in Wickes. He was a loving son,...
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Shirley Ross Garrison

April 23, 1944 - April 11, 2015

Shirley Ross Garrison, age 70, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born April 23, 1944 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late Grady Ross, Jr. and Frances Runnells Ross. She was happily married to Charles Garrison for 38 years and was a loving homemaker. She will be greatly missed by all. She is survived by: Husband: Charles Garrison ...
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Mike Barber

May 14, 1947 - April 10, 2015

On the morning of April 10, 2015, Mike Barber peacefully passed away at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock with his sister Teresa at his side. He no longer has to struggle to breathe as a result of COPD and is now free from chronic back pain. Mike was born on May 14, 1947 in Mena, Arkansas, where he lived most of his life. He spent the past year in North Little Rock, Arkansas, near his...
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James Murl McCulley

December 25, 1965 - April 9, 2015

James Murl McCulley, age 49, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 in Mena. He was born December 25, 1965 in Blackwell, Oklahoma to Glen McCulley and Veronica Lindsay McCulley. He was married to Sherri Cole McCulley and worked in warehouse management. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, shooting guns, and motorcycle riding with family and friends. He was a loving husband, father,...
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John Dee Barrett , SR.

November 18, 1932 - April 6, 2015

John Barrett, Sr. , age 82, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 06, 2015 in Mena. He was born November 18, 1932 in Wickes, Arkansas to the late Neil Barrett and the late Matilda Brun Barrett. John was married to the late Virginia Wilkins Barrett. He was retired from Van-Cove Public Schools and was a chicken farmer by profession. Mr. Barrett was a past Worshipful Master of the Wickes...
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Carolina Battaile

November 20, 1928 - April 5, 2015

Carolina Battailel, age 86, of Mena passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015 in Mena. She was born November 20, 1928, in Casper, Wyoming to the late Frank Alamos and the late Rafale Herrera Alamosa. She was a seamstress by profession. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She is survived by: Children: Tommie Carol Posmato Vicki L...
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Sandra Logsdon NeCamp

February 18, 1943 - April 5, 2015

Sandra Logsdon NeCamp, age 72, of Mena, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015 in Mena. Louella Fisback Logsdon. She was married to Henry NeCamp and was a waitress by profession. She was a loving and kind wife, sister, and friend. She will be dearly missed by all. She is survived by: Husband: Henry NeCamp of Mena Son: William Keith Darrah Siblings: Fred Logsdon Denotta Logsdon...
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Berthie Marie Matte

November 21, 1930 - April 3, 2015

Berthie Marie Matte passed away peacefully at home in Hawthorne, Nevada on Good Friday, April 03, 2015. She was born November 21, 1930 to George and Ruby Roberts in Mena, Arkansas. She was the only girl last surviving of 8 brothers. She entered and served in the Army as a cook at Fort Knox, Kentucky in 1951-1953. She met the love of her life Rudolph Matte (deceased) and wed in 1952. They had...
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Judith Ann Evans

March 8, 1944 - March 31, 2015

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Judith Ann Sy Evans, was welcomed by her mother and father at the gates of heaven. She was born March 08, 1944 in Dallas, Texas to the late John Sy and Frances Harrott Sy. She was married to Archie Evans for over 23 years. Judith worked for Dow Chemical in Houston, Texas and was a member of the Board Camp Baptist Church. She loved crocheting, sewing, reading books...
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Mary J. Page Johnson

March 29, 2015

Mary Jo Page (Johnson), age 83, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 29, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born August 12, 1931 in Zafra, Oklahoma to the late Theodore Chatham and Gracie Sitton Chatham. She was married to the late Dillard Johnson for many years. She was a member of the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church and was a loving homemaker. Mary Jo loved to cook for family and friends...
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Irma Eisinger Gunn

March 14, 1919 - March 27, 2015

Irma Eisinger Gunn was born on March 14, 1919 in Hohenau, Austria, a small town near Vienna. She was the youngest of 7 children. After completing school and working in Austria for a few years, she moved to Manchester, England, where she rode her bicycle to work and then delivered milk in an electric van. While there, she met her future husband, George Gunn, of Mt. Pleasant, Tx., who was serving...
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Powell W. Sanders

March 20, 1930 - March 25, 2015

Powell W. Sanders, age 85, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his home. He was born March 20, 1930 in Vandervoort, Arkansas to the late Sherman Sanders and Opel Watkins Sanders. He was happily married to Helene G. Stephan Sanders for 58 years. Mr. Sanders proudly served his country in the United States Army until he retired. He was a loving and kind husband, father,...
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Humberto Sosa

June 18, 1934 - March 24, 2015

Dr. Humberto Sosa, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Mena. He was born June 18, 1934 in San Louis, Potosi, Mexico to the late Leonardo Sosa and Jose Fina Santos Sosa. He was happily married to Sharon Harmon Sosa and was a Cardiologist in the medical profession. Huberto loved all sports and enjoyed golf, soccer, skydiving, and snorkeling with family and friends....
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David F. Coles

April 14, 1930 - March 24, 2015

David F. Coles, age 84, of Mena passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 in Mena. Mr. Coles was born April 14, 1930 in Souix City, Iowa to the late Robert F. and Elizabeth H. Shadle Coles. He was married to Norva Jane in 1979, in Rogers, Arkansas. David graduated from Sheldon High School in 1948, and then served his country in the Iowa National Guard and the United States Marine Corps. He was...
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Steven James Green

April 25, 1938 - March 22, 2015

Steven James Green, age76, of Mena passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 in his home in Board Camp. He was born on April 25, 1938 to the late James Green and Eleanor Hayward Green in Lowell, Michigan. He was married to Carol Bender Green on September 17, 1972 and have been happily married for the last 43 years. Steven and Carol have resided in Board Camp, a home of love and care, for 27 years. As...
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Linda Beth Putman Doughty

November 21, 1939 - March 20, 2015

Linda Beth Putman Doughty, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, March 20, 2015 in Mena. She was born November 21, 1939 in Big Fork, Arkansas to the late Lester and Ester Bates Putman. She was married for 55 years to Bill Doughty. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting for family and friends. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all...
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Virgil A. Justice, Jr.

July 17, 1927 - March 15, 2015

Virgil A. Justice, Jr. age 87, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born July 17, 1927 in Wheat, Tennessee to the late Virgil A. Justice, Sr. and the late Mary Pickle. He was married to Mae Anderson Justice, Jr. Mr. Justice was a member of Christ Church since 1966. He was a truck driver by profession and enjoyed farming and fishing with family...
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Patrick L. Romero

April 4, 1939 - March 15, 2015

Patrick L. Romero, age 75, Pencil Bluff, Arkansas passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born April 04, 1939 in Rawlins, Wyoming to the late Modesto and Mary Romero. He was united in marriage for 56 years to Retha Reynolds Romero and was of the Catholic faith. He was the lifetime owner of Romero Construction and P & R Farms. His enjoyment was his family, farm and...
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Alice Leona Darwin

July 13, 1924 - March 15, 2015

Alice Leona Darwin, age 90, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born in Wickes, Arkansas on July 13, 1924 to the late Irene and Luther Darwin. The family moved to Mena, Arkansas in 1928. Alice was an honor student every year from first grade till she finished High school where she was co-valedictorian. At the age of 15 she accepted Jesus Christ. In 1942 just before...
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Minnie Ellis

February 7, 1920 - March 14, 2015

Minnie Ellis, age 95, Mena, passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born February 7, 1920 in Atoka, Oklahoma to the late Horace Woolard and Elzie Skaggs Woolard. She was married to the late Harland C. Ellis. Mrs. Ellis was a convenience store worker and attended the Union Mission Pentecostal Church of God. She loved doing yard work, embroidery, quilting, and doing word...
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Alice Cheri Wall

July 26, 1929 - March 12, 2015

Alice Cherie Wall, age 85, of Mena passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 in Mena. She was born July 26, 1929 in San Antonia, Texas to the late Frank Reeves and the late Pearl Deister Reeves. Mrs. Wall worked for Bell Telephone company for many years. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church where she served on the Alter Society for many years. She was an avid gardener, love to read, also...
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Jo Simpson

October 11, 1931 - March 12, 2015

Cathryn Jo Simpson, age 83, of Mena passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, in Mena, Arkansas. She was born October 11, 1931, in Shady Grove, Arkansas, to the late Eugene Wright and the late Rosebud Terrell Wright. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a member of the church choir for many years. Mrs. Simpson also worked as a receptionist for Dr. Fried. She was a loving and...
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Edward Lee Wilson

March 2, 1944 - March 8, 2015

Edward Lee Wilson, age 71, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Sunday March 8, 2015 in Wickes, Arkansas. He was born March 2, 1944 in Wickes, Arkansas to the late John Nathan Wilson and Eliza Stephens Wilson. He worked as a mechanic by profession. He was a kind and loving friend to all who knew him. He is survived by: Sisters: Julie Bingham of Wickes, Arkansas Becky Waller of Wickes,...
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Cora Mae Sadler

June 21, 1939 - March 7, 2015

Cora M. Sadler, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born June 21, 1939 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Ben Brown and the late Opal Thompson Brown. She was united in marriage on February 27, 1960 in Mena, Arkansas to Nilon E. "Gene" Sadler. Miss. Cora was a childcare provider to many of the children in the area and enjoyed scrapbooking...
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Clifford Deramus

April 20, 1928 - March 7, 2015

Clifford Deramus went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 7, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas surrounded by his family. Clifford was born April 20, 1928, and was I of 10 children, born and raised in Highland on a farm that has been in the family for many years. He was the youngest and last surviving child of Emmit Jacob Deramus and Mary Ella Ryals Deramus. He was married to Dorothy Mae Tice Deramus...
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Rosie Parker

January 3, 1932 - March 5, 2015

Rosie Parker, age 83, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born January 03, 1932 in Wamego, Kansas to the late John Bechtel and the late Clara Weixelman Bechtel. She was happily married to the late Harold Gene Parker for 49 years. Rosie loved her family, especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her cats. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother,...
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Hubert R. Cox

May 3, 1925 - March 4, 2015

Hubert F. Cox, age 89, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born May 03, 1925 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Henry Marion Cox and the late Mamie Gertrude Solidine Cox. He was married to Gertrude Whisenhunt Cox for many happy years. Mr. Cox served his country in the Army during World War II. He owned and operated a service station for 46 years. He was a loving...
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Myron Nelson Lance

May 15, 1952 - March 3, 2015

Myron Nelson Lance, age 62, of Mena passed away March 03, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born May 15, 1952 and raised in the Shady Grove community to the late Joseph Nelson Lance and the late Ardie Lee Davis. He graduated from Mena High School, then went to work for Dix Foundry, and also work for the forestry service. Mr. Lance also worked for Bob Gordon's livestock barn, Lane Poultry, Renova,...
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Ilene Blackwell Hensley

March 3, 2015

Ilene Blackwell Hensley went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2015 at the age of 96 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born at Octavia, Oklahoma on November 5, 1918 to Jim and Beulah Blackwell. She married her high school sweetheart, Hoyt Hensley, November 1, 1937. She lived at Octavia, Oklahoma most of her life, was of the Baptist faith, loved singing and enjoyed crocheting, making quilts, gardening...
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Dennis Cunningham

December 4, 1943 - March 2, 2015

Dennis Cunningham, age 71, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday March 2, 2015 in Cove. He was born December 4, 1943 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Raymond Cunningham and the late Norma Cunningham. He was happily married to Sonja Cochran Cunningham for ten years. He served his country in the United States Navy Reserves and retired from the United States Army Reserves. He was an avid Archery...
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Virl Wanker Walters

December 25, 1924 - February 28, 2015

Virl Wanker Walters, age 90, of Mena, passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015 in Mena. She was born December 25, 1924 in Hill City, Kansas to the late Elva Wanker and the late Sarah Parks Wanker. She was married to the late Glenn Walters and was in the Grocery warehouse business by profession. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend...
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Frances M Steinberg

May 8, 1924 - February 27, 2015

Frances M. Steinberg, age 90, of Mena, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015 at Mena Regional Health System. She was born in Wiccopee, New York on May 8, 1924 to the late Lewis A. Mekeel and Maude Taylor Mekeel. She met her husband-to-be in the Fishkill Drum Corp at the age of 16. He joined the Army and fought in World War II, and they corresponded for five years. Upon his return, they were...
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Bradley Tidwell

January 6, 1914 - February 26, 2015

Bradley Tidwell, age 101, of Mena passed away February 26, 2015 in Mena. He was born January 6, 1914 in Ben Aqua, Tennessee to the late Benjamin Tidwell and the late Georgianna Dillard Tidwell. He served his country in the United States Navy. He was a loving and kind person and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents. Due to weather and conditions of...
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Bradley Tidwell

February 5, 1914 - February 26, 2015

Bradley Tidwell, age 101, of Mena passed away February 26, 2015 in Mena. He was born February, 1914 in Ben Aqua, Tennessee to the late Benjamin Tidwell and the late Georgianna Dillard Tidwell. He served his country in the United States Navy. He was a loving and kind person and will be missed by all who knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents. Graveside service will be Monday,...
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Charles R. Kincaid

May 3, 1928 - February 26, 2015

Charles R. Kincaid, age 86, of Mena passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born May 3, 1928 in Oilton, Oklahoma to the late James Joseph Kincaid and Nancy Lavada Davis Kincaid. He was a veteran of WW2 and the Korean War. He served two tours in the United States Navy from 1945-1953 on the USS Iowa, USS Atlanta and the USS Owen. He loved God, and his family. He...
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Rebecca Rhea Powell

September 28, 1954 - February 25, 2015

Rebecca Rhea Von Lienen Powell, age 60, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Mena. She was born September 28, 1954 in Tampa, Florida to Ray Von Lienen and Mary V Murphy Bain. She was married to Dwight Powell and worked in bookkeeping by profession. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly...
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Mary A. Newsom

March 6, 1943 - February 21, 2015

Mary A.Newsom, age 71, of Mena passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She was born March 06, 1943 in Vallejo, California to the late Mosie Huff and the late Myrtle Hunter Huff. She was married to Dale Newsom for 55 years and worked at Cowden's Shirt Factory for many years. She was a loving and kind wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and will be dearly...
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Dale Ponder

February 19, 1936 - February 20, 2015

Dale Ponder, age 79, of Mena passed away Friday, February 20, 2015 in Mena. He was born February 19, 1936 in Norman, Arkansas to the late Alvin Ponder and the late Etta Jane Driggers Ponder. He married Janet (Jett) Petty in 1956. After their three children were born, Dale and Janet moved to Washington State where they resided for the next forty years, with the exception of a short stint back in...
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Lester DeWayne Stearman

February 6, 1950 - February 16, 2015

Lester DeWayne Stearman, age 65, of Mena lost his brave battle with cancer, Monday, February 16, 2015 in Mena. A Remembrance of Life will be March 21, 2015 at Parks Senior Center. For further details please call Theresa Stearman at 479-234-7482. God took home one of His Angels. He will be dearly missed. We Love Daddy. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral...
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Annie Dale Powell

December 9, 1935 - February 15, 2015

Annie Dale Powell, age 79, of Mena passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Mena. She was born December 09, 1935 in Mineral Springs, Arkansas to the late John T. Coleman and the late Myrle Lee White Coleman. She was married to the late Samuel Powell and was a loving and kind homemaker. Annie was a loving mother, step-mom, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend to all who knew her....
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