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Rodger Olen Terrell

Rodger Olen Terrell, age 63, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Rodger was born on August 8, 1955 in Odesa, Texas to the late Jim Terrell and the late Gwendolyn Treva Ray Terrell. He was happily married to Lois Beaty Terrell. Rodger enjoyed doing all kinds of different projects, basically an entrepreneur of ...

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Michael Wayne Howell

Michael Wayne Howell, age 57, of Board Camp, died Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Collierville, Tennessee.  He was born on Friday, June 16, 1961 to James Richard and Jeanette Pinkston Howell in Memphis, Tennessee. Mike lived his life serving the Lord, his family and others.  He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church in Shady.  Mike loved his ...

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Barbara Joe Ann Bird

Barbara Joe Ann Bird, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Barbara was born on April 19, 1944 in Boulder, Colorado to the late Woodrow Wilson Elkins and the late Faye­­­­ Meile Elkins. She was happily married to Gary Bird. Barbara was a wonderful cook and enjoyed her cookbooks.  She had a servant’s ...

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Marvin L. McKee

Marvin L. McKee age 80 of Black Fork, AR passed away September 10, 2018 in Mena, AR. He was Born in Midlothian, TX to Billy and Ernestine McKee.  He worked for many years as a builder salesman in Dallas, TX.  He was an avid horseman, hunter, fisherman and gardener.  He played a vital role in starting the Black Fork Volunteer ...

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Robert Douglas “Brooks” Barron

Robert Douglas “Brooks” Barron, age 80, of Mena passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018 in DeQueen, Arkansas. He was born in Sugarland, Texas on August 29, 1938 to the late Wyman Hubbard Barron and the late Nora Mae Martin Barron. He was married to the love of his life Ann Robertson Barron for 59 amazing years. Brooks was a rancher ...

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Jimmy Wayne Golden

Jimmy Wayne Golden 61, of Mena, lost his battle against cancer at 6:08pm, on Sunday, September, 9th, 2018 at Arkansas Hospice in Hot Springs. Surrounded by his family. He was born on September 9th 1957 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Henry Anderson Golden and Violet Dulene Ralls Golden. Jimmy is survived by his daughter Charisse Boshears, her husband Jeffrey and twin ...

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SHERIFF’S LOG

SHERIFF’S LOG The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of September 3, 2018 – September 9, 2018. The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the ...

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Jacqueline Kay Turner

Jacqueline Kay Turner, 80 of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.  She was born on July 26, 1938 Grand Rapids, Minnesota to the late David Jerald Bergstrom and Susan Margaret Johnson. Jackie was also preceded in death by her two baby boys; Todd Turner and David Turner, three brothers; Jerry Bergstrom, Jim Bergstrom and Rodger Bergstrom, and ...

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Lillie Lenora Counts

Lillie Lenora Counts age 92 of McAlester, Oklahoma formerly of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 10, 2018 in McAlester. Lillie was born on March 5, 1926 in Grannis, Arkansas to the late Charles K. Smith and the late Bonnie E. McDonald Smith. She enjoyed working on the family farm raising cattle, but not the horses! Lillie spent her quite ...

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William Huff

William Huff age 82 of Watson, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, September 2, 2018 in Burleson, Texas. William was born July 11, 1936 in Watson, Oklahoma to the late Melvin Huff and Carrie Clement Huff. He worked as an Electrician for many years and proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  William was very active in hunting and fishing with ...

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