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Obituaries from March 2012

Walter Roberts Swindells (03/30/12)
Walter Roberts Swindells, 92, who came to Eureka Springs in 1972 from Florida "by way of New York, Texas and California," sometime managing editor of The Anglican Digest (1974-1981) and founding editor (Old Stubby Fingers) of the Anglican News Exchange (1978-1985), died Mar. 23, 2012...
Patric Loy Miller (03/30/12)
Patric Loy Miller, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born Nov. 4, 1959 in Huntsville, AR, a son of Edward Louis Sr. and Wanda Austin Miller. He departed this life Friday, Mar. 23, 2012 in his home in Berryville, at the age of 52 years. Patric enjoyed playing the guitar, working on computers, fishing, camping, crocheting and shooting...
Madeline Claire Coburn (03/30/12)
Madeline Claire Coburn, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born Mar. 17, 1935 in Vineyard Haven, MA, a daughter of Manuel and Mary (DeCosta) King. She departed this life Thursday, Mar. 22, 2012 in her home in Berryville, at the age of 77 years. Madeline worked as a line worker for Tyson Foods in Green Forest...
Kenneth Paul Williams (03/30/12)
Kenneth Paul Williams, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born Oct. 23, 1946 in Monticello, AR, a son of Paul and Melba Inez (Epperson) Williams. He departed this life Tuesday, Mar. 27, 2012 in his home in Berryville, at the age of 65 years. Kenneth was a lifeline coordinator for Region Services. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor's degree...
Donald Lee Stidham (03/27/12)
Donald Lee Stidham, 60, of Paris, passed away December 2011 at his home. Graveside services will be held Saturday, Apr. 14, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Moreland Cemetery in Grandview, AR. Cremation was under the direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home. Donnie was born July 12, 1951, as the youngest child of 14 to David Leslie and Ada Grace VanScyoc Stidham, in Berryville, AR...
Bob Torchia (03/27/12)
Bob Torchia, born July 11, 1938 to Frank and Dorothy Torchia in Oswego, KS, departed this life on earth on Monday, Mar. 19, 2012. A letter from a friend is a testament to Bob's character..... "Dear Bob, .... Looking back at our school days together, I appreciate the fact that you were always friendly to me though I was actually an outsider. ...
Travis Lee Cox (03/23/12)
Travis Lee Cox, 15, of Winslow, died Friday, Mar. 16, 2012 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was born Sept. 12, 1996 in Harrison, AR to proud parents, Charles Leonard "Lenny" and Angela Gaylene Ward Cox. Travis enjoyed fishing, swimming, riding four wheelers and playing video games. He loved spending time with his family and friends...
L.J. Farmer (03/23/12)
L.J. Farmer, a resident of Green Forest, AR, was born Nov. 21, 1943 in Liberty, IN, a son of Jack and Helen (Dotson) Farmer. He departed this life Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 in Carroll County, AR, at the age of 68 years. He was a member of the Airway Chapel. L.J. was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He worked on the pipeline for many years...
Jerry Lee Clark (03/23/12)
Jerry Lee Clark of Rogersville, MO has lost his battle to cancer at the age of 54 on March 12, 2012. Jerry was born in Springfield, MO to Marjorie and Benjamin Clark on Feb. 11, 1958. He lived most of his life in Berryville AR before moving to back to Missouri. ...
James (Tuffy) Henry Hartsfield (03/23/12)
James (Tuffy) Henry Hartsfield, 41 of Holiday Island, AR passed away on Mar. 11, 2012 suddenly at his home of diabetes. He was born Jan. 7, 1971 in Tucumcari, NM. He spent his educational years in Tucumcari and Logan, NM and graduated from Logan. He lived and worked in Homestead, FL, Pampa, TX, Colorado Springs, CO and Berryville, AR. At the time of his death he was employed by Wal-Mart in the electronics department and had received his 10 year pin and plaque in March 2011...
Bob Torchia (03/23/12)
Bob Torchia, a resident of Holiday Island, AR, was born July 11, 1938 in Oswego, KS, a son of Frank and Dorothy (Torchia) Torchia. He departed this life Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 in Holiday Island, AR, at the age of 73. Bob proudly served in the United States Army Reserves. He owned an Ace Hardware store for many years...
Milton "Mick" Kruzich (03/20/12)
Milton "Mick" Kruzich, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born Sept. 9, 1934 in Diamond, IA, a son of John P. and Rose (Watts) Kruzich. He departed this life Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2012 in Springfield, MO. On May 11, 1957 he was united in marriage with Judith Ann Page who survives him of the home. ...
Martin Dale Weinmann (03/16/12)
Martin Dale Weinmann, son of Marie Weinmann and Warren Dale Weinmann of Berryville, AR passed at his home on Mar. 9, 2012 in Portland, OR. Martin Weinmann was born in Portland, OR on Dec. 11, 1955. He was united in marriage on Aug. 30, 1977 with Yolanda Wolfinbarger of Eureka Springs, AR. ...
Joanne R. 'Jose' Lehr (03/16/12)
Joanne R. "Jose" Lehr, a resident of Washburn, MO, was born May 27, 1917 in Hutchinson, KS, a daughter of Joseph and Edna (Walden) Ricks. She departed this life Sunday, Mar. 11, 2012 in Cassville, MO at the age of 94 years. Jose is survived by one son, Richard Todd Lehr and wife Lavon of Washburn, MO; three sisters, Elizabeth Stockton of Holiday Island, AR, Virginia Humphreys of Holiday Island, AR and Nellie Armstrong of Fayetteville, AR; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.. ...
James Otis Williams (03/13/12)
James Otis Williams passed away at home, Mar. 7, 2012 at age 87 years. He was born Apr. 14, 1924, Berryville, AR, son of Willie and Cora (Cudney) Williams. Otis raised cattle, chickens and turkeys. He hauled milk for Kraft and was a serviceman for George's. ...
Gracie Louella Hayden (03/13/12)
Gracie Louella Hayden, was born Nov. 11, 1928 to Charles and May (Atchley) Allen in Oak Grove, AR. Mrs. Hayden departed this life Thursday, Mar. 8, 2012 in Berryville, AR at the age of 83 years. Mrs. Hayden was a homemaker and lived most of her life in the Oak Grove area. She was a member of the Boyd Church, and had attended the Oak Grove Freewill Baptist Church in Oak Grove. She enjoyed her family, friends and music. For the past several months she was a resident at Autumn Hills in Berryville...
Tina Marie Dennis (03/09/12)
Tina Marie Dennis, a resident of Green Forest, AR, was born Aug. 6, 1964 in Eureka, CA, a daughter of Alvin Errol and Laura Elaine (Mitchell) Dlouhy. She departed this life Saturday, Mar. 3, 2012 in her home in Green Forest, at the age of 47 years. Tina was a member of Soul Purpose Ministries in Green Forest...
Oleta Frances Jackson (03/09/12)
Oleta Frances Jackson, age 92, of Fordland, MO, passed away Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at James River Care Center. She was born May 13, 1919, in Denison, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband Jack Jackson. She is survived by two children: Jay Jackson, of Marshfield, MO, and Jan Harvey and husband Rusty of Fordland, MO; one sister Freida Baugh of Berryville, AR; five grandchildren: Ricky Joe Wood, Kristen Blincoe, Ryan Harvey, Kyle Jackson and Evan Jackson; three great-grandchildren; as well other relatives and friends.. ...
Lucretia Shibley Davisdon (03/09/12)
Lucretia Shibley Davisdon, 94, died in her home at Brownsville, TX on Feb. 19, 2012. She was born in Green Forest, AR on April 6, 1917 to Herbert and Willie Shibley. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Jane D. and Richard Cunningham; two grandsons James and Michael Cunningham; two great-grandchildren Benjamin and Jonthan Cunningham; sister Edna Faye Miller and numerous nieces and nephews...
James Harlen McMillion (03/09/12)
James Harlen McMillion, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born Aug. 26, 1921 in Kingston, AR, a son of William Hampton and Lucinda Carolina Suzanna (Mitchell) McMillion. He departed this life Friday, Mar. 2, 2012 in his home in Berryville, at the age of 90 years...
Miss Ina Mae (Mae) Disheroon (03/09/12)
Miss Ina Mae (Mae) Disheroon was born Aug. 26, 1920 near Green Forest, AR to Burton and Ada Leatherbury Disheroon. She passed from death to life at Hillcrest Nursing Home Sunday, March 4 at the age of 91. She was born again in 1946 and was a member of Osage Baptist Church. Her ministry was passing out Gospel Tracts and writing to Missionaries. She was very strict on doing what she thought was right...
Glen Wesley Cooper, Jr. (03/09/12)
Glen Wesley Cooper, Jr. of Berryville, AR was born Nov. 16, 1927 in St. Joseph, MO. He departed this world Mar. 4, 2012. Jr. and V Cogdill were married Dec. 8, 1946. They were in the Ford Tractor and Implement business in Maysville, MO and raised registered black Angus cattle. ...
Everett "Paul" Richards (03/09/12)
Everett "Paul" Richards, born Jan. 7, 1924 in Berryville, AR, made last call before closing on Saturday, Mar. 3, 2012. Crackerjack welder, daring aviator, wielder of well-honed knives, classic mixologist, Orwood Tract fire marshal, pool shark and driving instructor, he piloted award-winning photographer Russ Reed to where the news was breaking, wiped footballs on the sidelines for John Madden, played golf in Berkeley with Billy Martin, and walked around the track at Pleasanton with Eddie Arcaro. ...
Debra Kaye Gullickson (03/09/12)
Debra Kaye Gullickson, 55, of Tontitown, AR, died Mar. 5, 2012 at the Northwest Medical Center-Springdale. She was born Dec. 24, 1956 at Hamilton, OH, the daughter of Drexel and Mary Kuhn Kell. She was a graduate of Berryville High School and a homemaker...
Scott Edward Sieg (03/07/12)
Scott Edward Sieg, a resident of Fort Smith, AR, was born Aug. 22, 1956 in Watseka, IL, a son of Lawrence and Elna May (Mayberry) Sieg. He departed this life Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 in Fort Smith, AR at the age of 55. He is survived by his father, Lawrence Sieg of Holiday Island, AR; one brother, Michael and wife Dee Sieg of Berryville, AR; one sister, Susan Sieg of Blanco, NM; one niece, Chelsea Sieg and one nephew, Mark Tucker; and a host of other family and friends...
Elbert Eugene (Doc) Walker (03/07/12)
Elbert Eugene (Doc) Walker passed away Feb. 27, 2012 at Woodstone Retirement Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1919 in Berryville, AR to Joe Luther and Ruth Ann Walker. Dad received the nickname "Doc" at the age of four years when attending an auction held by Doc Rose and returned home to gather his things together to hold his own auction. The name stayed with him the remainder of his life...
Mark H. Phillips (03/02/12)
Mark H. Phillips, age 52 of Elm Springs, died Feb. 27, 2012 at the Earlene Howard Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale. He was born Apr. 23, 1959 in Fayetteville, AR the son of the late Major General, Thomas Martin and Norma Jeannine Hale Phillips. ...
Leroy Daniels Sr. (03/02/12)
Leroy Daniels Sr., a resident of Berryville, AR, was born May 10, 1943 in Stringtown, OK, a son of Hubert Leroy Sr. and Ruby Ovellar (Pritt) Daniels. He departed this life Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 in Eureka Springs, AR, at the age of 68 years. Leroy was a roofer for many years. He was of the Baptist faith...
Kurt Alan Lunquist (03/02/12)
Kurt Alan Lunquist, 62, of Alpena, went to his heavenly home Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Washington Regional Hospital of Fayetteville, AR. A son of John Irving and Ruth Louise (Heitman) Lunquist, he was born Sept. 2, 1949 in Santa Paula, CA. He graduated in 1972 from California Polytechnic College in San Luis Obispo with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a major in Farm Management. ...
B.J. Phillips (03/02/12)
B.J. Phillips, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born Nov. 15, 1948 in Huntsville, AR, a son of Lloyd and Rosa Lee (Tucker) Phillips. He departed this life Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 in his home in Berryville, at the age of 63 years. B.J. worked as a dump truck operator for road construction. He was secretary for the Kingston International Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) and other Grand Lodge functions. B.J. was also a champion garden and lawn tractor puller...