Tom Earls, 67, of Berryville, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at his home.
He was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Steele, Mo., son of James Cleadeth and Lottie Dee (Lester) Earls.
Mr. Earls moved to Berryville in 1978. In 1982, along with his son, Jim, he bought KTHS Radio Station, where he was manager and CEO.
He is survived by his fianc/e, Ann Engskov of Berryville; his son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Karen Earls of Berryville; two daughters, Brenda Keubler of St. Louis, Mo., and Tina Stratton and husband Kyle of Sour Lake, Texas; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his brother, Charlie Earls of Branson, Mo.; and three sisters, Ann Earls of Berryville, Dorothy Crosno of Florida, and Mary Goebel of St. Louis.
Funeral services were held on Monday, March 3, 2003, at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Gary Hayhurst officiating. Interment followed in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.