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Obituaries from August 2008

Hugo Ernest Trost (08/29/08)
HUGO ERNEST TROST, a resident of Green Forest, was born Nov. 25, 1915, in Butler, Okla., a son of Edward and Minnie (Kauk) Trost. He died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 92. Hugo joined the CCC in the late 1930s and worked various locations including Jasper, Ark., and Kooskia, Idaho. ...
Richard Eugene Summers (08/29/08)
RICHARD EUGENE SUMMERS, a resident of Reeds Spring, Mo., was born June 13, 1934, in Barry County, Mo., a son of John S. Newton and Mertle (Brisco) Summers. He died Aug.22, 2008, in Reeds Spring, at the age of 74. On March 26, 1952, Mr. Summers was united in marriage with Mary Embrey, who survives him of the home. ...
Jesse James 'Pogo' Reed (08/29/08)
JESSE JAMES "POGO" REED, a resident of Green Forest, was born March 26, 1982, in Galveston, Texas, a son of Jessie Moore and Karen Black. He died Friday, Aug. 22, 2008, at his home in Green Forest, at the age of 26. On Feb. 17, 2006, he was united in marriage with Trista Allen, who survives him of the home. ...
Amber Miller (08/29/08)
Amber Miller, 21, of Branson, Mo., died on Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Mo. Amber was born Sept. 16, 1986, in Branson. Amber was an employee of Shorty Small's Restaurant in Branson. She was a 2005 graduate of Berryville High School, and was attending North Arkansas Community College, studying to become a mechanic...
George Cecil Jones (08/29/08)
GEORGE CECIL JONES, a resident of Osage, was born Aug. 27, 1931, in Denison, Texas, a son of Cleburne C. and Minnie Mae (Stockstill) Jones. He died at his home in Osage, at the age of 76. Mr. Jones is survived by four daughters, Mary Hanon of Dallas, Texas, Cathy Carey of Mineral Wells, Texas, Betty Hayes of Platter, Okla., and T.J. Dotts of Berryville; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends...
Dixie L. Clark (08/29/08)
DIXIE L. CLARK, a resident of Berryville, was born March 6, 1924, in Connor, Ark., a daughter of Lee and Belle (Bunch) Fancher. She died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, in Berryville, at the age of 84. Mrs. Clark was a homemaker and a member of Metalton United Baptist Church...
Dale Lee Hansen (08/28/08)
DALE LEE HANSEN, a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas, was born February 8, 1932 in Cotesfield, NE, a son of Niels Peter and Dora Marie (Miller) Hansen. He departed this life August 24, 2008 in Eureka Springs, AR, at the age of 76. Mr. Hansen worked as a diesel mechanic for the Union Pacific Railroad. He was a member of the Holiday Island Presbyterian Church, the Masonic Lodge Solomon #10, Fort Calhoun, NE and American Legion #9 of Arkansas...
Thomas Franklin Tommy Guess (08/27/08)
THOMAS FRANKLIN TOMMY GUESS, 54, of Mt. Vernon, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, in his residence. He was born on Oct. 12, 1953, in Marble, Ark. to Clarence and Beatrice (Alley) Guess. Tommy enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a farmer. Survivors include his mother, Beatrice Bea Guess of Mt. ...
Heidi Meyer (08/22/08)
HEIDI MEYER In loving memory of Heidi Christine Meyer of Fayetteville, AR. born September 28, 1971 in Battle Creek , MI , the daughter of Raymond Bottomley and the late Alice Penn Bottomley. A graduate from Eureka Springs High School class of 1989, Heidi obtained her undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Arkansas. ...
Thomas Ray 'Tom' Smith (08/22/08)
THOMAS RAY "TOM" SMITH, 59, of Point Lookout, Mo., died Aug. 18, 2008, at the Cancer Treatment Center in Tulsa, Okla. at the age of 59. He was born Oct. 28, 1948, at Green Forest, the son of John Boyd and Etheleen Heard Smith Sr. He graduated from the College of the Ozarks and received his masters degree in 1975 from the University of Arkansas. ...
Sabina Veronica Favacho (08/22/08)
SABINA VERONICA FAVACHO, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Dec. 28, 1943, in Shanghai, China, daughter of Edward M. and Josephine M. (Visi) Guterres. She died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008, at her home in Eureka Springs, at the age of 64. Mrs. Favacho was a member of the Lay Carmelite Community of St. Anne's in Berryville and the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Eureka Springs...
Glenn Russell Hemingway (08/19/08)
GLENN RUSSELL HEMINGWAY, 79, of Green Forest, died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008, at Harrison Hospice of the Hills. He was born June 29, 1929, at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to the late Russell Hemingway and Rose Jones Hemingway. On May 29, 1964, he married Emma Molder. Before his retirement, Mr. Hemingway was a municipal employee for the city of Green Forest. He was a member of the Anglican Church. In his spare time he enjoyed gardening, reading and traveling...
Daisy Worley (08/15/08)
DAISY WORLEY, a resident of Berryville, was born June 28, 1922, in the Chaplin Community near Rock House, a daughter of Fred L. and Nora Arizona (Scates) Doss. She died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, in Berryville, at the age of 86. Mrs. Worley was of the Baptist faith...
Robert Lee Ball (08/12/08)
ROBERT LEE BALL, 73, of Eureka Springs, died Aug. 8, 2008, at the Eureka Springs Hospital after a lengthy battle with cancer. Bob was born on North Main St. in Eureka Springs on July 3, 1935, to Hassan Ball and Clifton Leach Ball. Bob was a lifelong Eurekan and an entrepreneur, owning Safeway Cab and Tour Company as a teenager. Other business ventures included an Otasco Hardware Store, The Pancakes Place Restaurant, The Adobe House Restaurant, and a few years as a real estate agent...
James Kelly Bishop (08/12/08)
JAMES KELLY BISHOP, a resident of Alpena, was born Feb. 21, 1965, in West Point, N.Y. , a son of Jimmy Joy and Virginia Ginger Eileen Bishop. He died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, in his home in Alpena at the age of 43. Mr. Bishop was a devoted family man and a member of the Bobo United Baptist Church . He was a 1983 graduate of Green Forest High School. Kelly loved playing the guitar, fishing and collecting arrowheads...
Bonnie Charlene Fisk (08/12/08)
BONNIE CHARLENE FISK, a resident of Berryville, was born July 3, 1947, in Pindall, a daughter of Charles Estel and Zelma Beulah (Surber) Fisk. She died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008, in Berryville, at the age of 61. She is survived by three daughters, Debra Jean Franklin of Green Forest, Brenda Wells of Missouri, and Bonnie Walters of Tennessee; one son, Ronald Charles Franklin, of Berryville; one brother, Estel Fisk of Harriet; one sister, Vaneta Wilson of Berryville; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.. ...
Kevin Nathaniel Griffith (08/12/08)
KEVIN NATHANIEL GRIFFITH, 25, of Green Forest, son of Donna Griffith of Compton and Larry Griffith of California, was born June 30, 1983 in Oklahoma City, Okla. He died Aug. 8, 2008, in Green Forest. He is survived by his parents; his wife, Ruby (Short) Griffith of the home; two sons, Jaden and Logan Griffith of the home; two daughters, Alexis and Azriel Griffith of the home; father-in-law Billy Short of Mississippi; mother-in-law Annie Smith of Green Forest; a brother, Bryan Griffith of Compton; and a sister Angela Griffith of Little Rock.. ...
Wallace Lee Wally Pinkley (08/12/08)
WALLACE LEE WALLY PINKLEY, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Oct. 19, 1939, in Eureka Springs, a son of Raymond Magnus and Katheryn Pearl (Ames) Pinkley. He died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, in Eureka Springs, at the age of 68. Mr. Pinkley was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the Holiday Elks Lodge #1042...
Jack Denton Dickey (08/08/08)
JACK DENTON DICKEY, a resident of Berryville, was born Jan. 30, 1934, in Cave Creek, a son of Dorse Mitchell and Eltha Susan (McCutchen) Dickey. He died Aug. 2, 2008, in Berryville, at the age of 74. Mr. Dickey was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean conflict. He also worked for the McDonald Douglas Corporation, working on fighter planes. He worked on the F-4 Phantom fighter jet, the Mercury space program, the Gemini space program, and Skylab...
Jimmie Ray Austin (08/06/08)
JIMMIE RAY AUSTIN, 67, of Kingston, died July 30 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. He was born Feb. 12, 1941, at Berryville, the son of Omer Green and Willia Bell Kesner Austin. He was a farmer, a Baptist and veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the United States Army and the United States Air Force. He was a member of American Legion Post #230 at Kingston...
Harold Douglas Butch Stroud Jr. (08/06/08)
Harold Douglas Butch Stroud Jr., 65, of Huntsville, died July 29 at Northwest Medical Center, Springdale. He was born Feb. 11, 1943, at Huntsville, the son of Harold Douglas and Oneta Fleta Bill Dudgeon Stroud. He was a farmer and attended Living Water Baptist Church in Huntsville. He was a past president of the Huntsville Jaycees and a former member of the board of directors of Ozark Guidance Center and Huntsville Memorial Hospital...
Van Alvin Potts (08/06/08)
VAN ALVIN POTTS, 78, of Green Forest, died at his home with his family by his side on July 31. He was born Feb. 17, 1930, at Denver, Ark., to the late John Troy Potts and Alta Braswell Potts. He served in the U.S. Army from 1949 to 1951 during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a service medic and received a Korean and United Nations Service Medal...
Bayley Shawn-Lee Bryant (08/06/08)
BAYLEY SHAWN-LEE BRYANT, a resident of Berryville, was born April 6, 1990, in Fayetteville, N.C., a son of Dink William-Lee Grizzle and Audrey Kathleen (Yates) Luttrell. He died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 18. Bayley loved to play and watch football. He was a die hard NASCAR fan and Dale Jr. was his favorite driver. He loved making people laugh...
Pete Pierce (08/02/08)
PETE PIERCE, a resident of Holiday Island, was born June 9, 1942, in Oakland, Calif., a son of Charles Milton and Pearl (Cobo) Pierce. He died Monday, July 28, 2008, in Rogers, at the age of 66. Mr. Pierce was a retired truck driver. He was also a member of the Holiday Island Elks Lodge #1042...
Edward Eugene "Gene" Little (08/02/08)
EDWARD EUGENE "GENE" LITTLE, a resident of Grandview, was born April 19, 1945, in Arlberg, a son of A.J. and Eddith Alice "Kay" (Bagley) Little. He died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, in Berryville, at the age of 63. Mr. Little was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Grandview Baptist Church...
Reba Sue Freeman (08/02/08)
Reba Sue Freeman, a long time resident of Eureka Springs, died on July 29, 2008, at the Johnson County Nursing Center in Olathe, Kan. Sue was born in Union City, Tenn., on April 14, 1925, where she later met and married Bob A. Freeman, who preceded her in death, as has her son, Larry...
Virginia Davis (08/02/08)
VIRGINIA DAVIS, 87, of Fayetteville, died July 28, 2008, in her home. She was born May 13, 1921, in Boston, Mass. to Ragnar and Grayce (Wilder) Dalstrom. Later her family moved to Wilmette, Ill., where she graduated from New Trier High School. In 1942, she married Rowland M. Davis. They raised a family of five children in Glen Ellyn, Ill., where Virginia was active in many community activities. She also continued her education, receiving both her bachelors and masters degrees in mathematics...
J.W. Russel 'Johnie' Darity (08/02/08)
J.W. RUSSEL "JOHNIE" DARITY, died July 29, 2008, at the age of 78, the son of Frank and Ida (Young) Darity. He was born in Eureka Springs, April 29, 1930. He was in the construction business for many years and loved to sing. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Pauline Reynolds and Lorene Bonta...
Billie Dean Cooper (08/02/08)
BILLIE DEAN COOPER, a resident of Green Forest, was born Aug. 11, 1929, in Eldorado, Kan., a son of Harold Delbert and Emma (Harlan) Cooper. He died Sunday, July 27, 2008, in Green Forest, at the age of 78. Mr. Cooper was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He attended Coin Church and was a member of the American Legion...