Obituaries from June 2002
Virgil Willard Moyer
Virgil Willard Moyer, 87, of Eagle Rock, Mo., died Wednesday, June 19, 2002, at Carroll Regional Medical Center, Berryville. He was born May 10, 1915, in Holcomb, Mo., son of Albert Wilson and Viola Arendell Moyer. He received his education in Holcomb, Mo., and then lived in St. Louis, Mo., and Joplin, Mo., where he was a stock supervisor for American Fixtures...
Clifton Bradley, 85, of Overland Park, Kan., died Thursday, June 20, 2002, at Garden terrace of Overland Park, where he had resided for the past four-and-a-half years. He was born Feb. 3, 1917, in the Head community, son of Roxie Mae and Oather Bradley...
Hester Irene Stamps
Hester Irene Stamps, 91, of Fayetteville, died Thursday, June 20, 2002, at Northwest Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 2, 1911, in Dry Fork, daughter of John David and Belle Sugg. Mrs. Stamps was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. ...
Sophia Albrecht, 94, of Eureka Springs, died June 10. F Funeral mass for her was held Saturday, June 15, in St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She died in the early hours of June 10. She was born Sophia Winkel Feb. 7, 1908, in Pekin, Ill., the only child of Phillip and Marguerite Winkel...
Ben H. Spencer
Ben H. Spencer, 72, of Holiday Island, died Thursday, June 13, 2002, at Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville. He was born Sept. 3, 1929. He is survived by his wife, Janey, of the home; two children; five grandchildren; six great- grandchildren; two brothers; and two sisters...
James Fredrick Weslyn LaHue
James Fredrick Weslyn LaHue, of Green Forest, died Monday, June 10, 2002, at his home. He was born Jan. 2, 1910, at Carlisle. Mr. LaHue had been a member of the Masonic Lodge for 70 years. He joined the North Star Lodge 157 at Rockport, Mo., in 1932...
Virginia Etta Sharpe
Virginia Etta Sharpe, 91, of Berryville, died Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at Carroll County Nursing and Rehab, Berryville. She was born July 23, 1910, in Ponca, daughter of Lester Grant and Rachael (Spencer) Young. Mrs. Sharpe was a member of the Liberty Assembly of God. She was a housewife and mother...
Hugh E. Black
Hugh E. Black, 71, of Holiday Island, died Thursday, May 30, 2002, in Eureka Springs. He was born April 17, 1931, in Rapid City, S.D., son of Elmer and Helen (Miller) black. Mr. Black was a member of the Holiday Island Community Church. He was also a member of the Elks Club in Rapid City and Holiday Island. He worked as a substance abuse counselor for many years...
Orphea Lee McFerrin Duty
Orphea Lee McFerrin Duty, 103, of Boxley, died Sunday, May 26, 2002, at Carroll Regional Medical Center in Berryville. She was born June 12, 1898, at Compton, daughter of Benjamin Eugene and Sarah Belle Harp McFerrin. Mrs. Duty was a lifetime resident of Newton County. ...
Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Spurlin
Mary Elizabeth "Lib" Spurlin, 90, of Berryville, died Saturday, June 1, 2002, at her home. She was born March 22, 1912, in Jeffersonville, Ind., daughter of Frank W. and Anna Laura (Potter) Meyer. Mrs. Spurlin was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Berryville. She was a member of various local clubs and organizations, and she was known for her volunteer work...
Clifford E. Clark
Clifford E. Clark, 68, of Berryville, died Monday, May 27, 2002, in Fayetteville. He was born Oct. 17, 1933, in Berryville, son of Leslie and Sarah (Edwards) Clark. Mr. Clark was a veteran, having served his country with the U.S. Air Force and the National Guard during the Korean conflict...