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January, 2018

  • 3 January

    Marion Louise Winters

    Marion Louise Winters, age 93 of Smithville, Oklahoma, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 in Smithville. She was born on September 2, 1924 in Tonawanda, New York to Robert Kinne and Winifred Priscilla Waldorf. She enjoyed working on crossword puzzles and reading. Marion dearly loved her family and will be missed. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother ...

  • 3 January

    Zepha Lorene Forehand

    Zepha Lorene Forehand, age 81, was born to Andrew and Annie Lou Mixon on July 2, 1936 in Malta, Texas. She went to her heavenly home on January 2, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Zepha enjoyed going to church and singing. She also loved to help others, and working in her yard and garden. She worked at Aalfs in Mena for ...

  • 3 January

    Roger Dale Sharp

    Mr. Roger Dale Sharp, age 68 of Wickes, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017 in Wickes. Roger was born on February 19, 1949 in Mena, Arkansas to Ovan Chester Sharp and Marietta Monteen Musick Sharp. He served his country in the United States Army. Roger worked for the County Road Department. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing, just being ...

  • 3 January

    January 3, 2018

  • 2 January

    Earl F. Hale

    On December 29, 2017 Earl F. Hale, the ‘old Medicare recipient from De Kalb out on FM 1840,’ rode West with God in an M2/M3 Half-Track telling Him to ‘double clutch it’ as they left this world and headed toward the Pearly Gates. Born December 18, 1922, Earl was raised near Fort Smith. The youngest of seven children of Charles and Tennessee Smith Hale [Jim; Ruth (McGehee); Bill; Harold; Elsie (Ross); and Inez (Wiley)], Earl lived ...

December, 2017

  • 30 December

    Randy Farmer

    Randy Farmer, age 66, of Mena, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born August 21, 1951 in Fayetteville, Arkansas to the late John David Farmer and Zola Tucker Farmer. Randy was retired from Log Homes where he worked for 26 years. He also drove a truck for PCDC for 4 years. He was a very talented wood craftsman ...

  • 29 December

    Mary Elaine Christensen

    Mary Elaine Christensen, age 74 of Hatfield, Arkansas, died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Friday, July 16, 1943 to Floyd Watlington and Marie Walker Watlington in Memphis, Tennessee. Mary worked for the DeQueen-Mena Educational Cooperative as a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist for 19 years. She was a pastor’s wife for ...

  • 27 December

    Kenneth Edward Cook

    Mr. Kenneth Edward Cook, age 60 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2017 in Mena. He was born on July 17, 1957 in Houston, Texas to Charles E.Cook and June B. Bloomer Cook. Kenneth was married to Karen Hughes Cook. He was a truck driver by profession. Kenneth was baptized in 2015 into St. Agnes Catholic Church. He ...

  • 27 December

    Brenda L. Allen

    Brenda L. Allen, age 60, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017 in Hot Springs. She was born June 8, 1957 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Luther S. Willis and the late Ellen McCravens Willis. She was happily married to her husband of 44 years, Johnnie Allen. Brenda worked for Aalf’s for 15 years and was a ...

  • 21 December

    William “Freddy” Fredrick Hamm, Jr.

    William “Freddy” Fredrick Hamm, Jr., age 74 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was born in Heavener, Oklahoma on September 30, 1943 to William Fredrick Hamm, Sr. and Fern Elizabeth Shupert Hamm. Mr. Hamm was married to Diane L. Tobias Hamm for 49 ½ years. He worked as a truck driver in ...