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August, 2018

  • 15 August

    August 15, 2018

  • 15 August

    Ruth L. Dilbeck

    Ruth L. Dilbeck age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 in Mena. She was born on May 20, 1928 in Pueblo, Colorado to the late Jim Steed and the late Alene Steed. Mrs. Dilbeck was married on September 11, 1948 to the late Woody Dilbeck. She was a thoughtful homemaker, faithful minister’s wife and sold Avon ...

  • 14 August

    Polk County Births

    The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for August 3 , 2018 through August 10, 2018 is as follows: Dani and Seth Singleton of Mena, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby girl born August 6th. Brittany and Matthew Ford of Hatfield, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby boy born August 6th. Rose and Justin Blake of Cove, ...

  • 13 August

    Patti K. Oates

    Patti K. Oates, age 73, of Hatfield, Arkansas died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at her home.  She was born on Saturday, December 9, 1944 in Quanah, Texas. Patti worked in the real estate business for over 40 years, owning and operating Vision Realty in Mena for the past 30 years.  Prior to that Patti worked as a mortgage broker, owner ...

  • 13 August

    Melva Freeze Johnson

    Melva Freeze Johnson age 92, of Mena passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Mrs. Johnson was born October 18, 1925 in Smackover, Arkansas to the late Forrest Freeze and the late Pinky Bradley Freeze.  She was married to the late Herbert Johnson for sixty-two years. Together they owned and operated G&W Water Well Drilling company.  Melva loved to read ...

  • 13 August

    William Shelby Head

    Mr. William Shelby Head, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in Springdale. Shelby was born on June 25, 1938 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Mayo William Head and the late Dola Malesia Patten Head.  He was happily married to Mary Alice Dunfee Head and was a member of the First Christian Church in Mena.  He and ...

  • 13 August

    James Kent Payton

    James Kent Payton age 68, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Oklahoma Veteran Affairs Hospital in Talihina, Oklahoma. James was born on October 19, 1949 in Miami, Oklahoma to the late Robert James Payton and the late Virginia Dee Mobley Payton. He was married to Bonnie Lewis in September of 1971. James served his country in ...

  • 13 August

    James Jette Harnar

    James Juette Harnar, age 91, of Mena, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Friday, April 29, 1927 to Claude and Marilla Foreman Harnar in Carthage, Missouri. James was an amazing man. He served his country with pride in the United States Navy. After the military he entered politics and became a ...

  • 8 August

    Lee Olin Cauthron

    Lee Olin Cauthron, age 75, of Mena, died Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Tuesday, March 9, 1943 to Olin and Lela Beatrice Jordan Cauthron in Hatton, Arkansas. Lee was a man of God, always willing to share his faith and reach the lost and point them to Christ. Lee was a ...

  • 8 August

    Jettie “Arlene” Faulkner Johnson

    Jettie “Arlene” Faulkner Johnson, age 90 from Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 while residing at the Peachtree Assisted Living Home in Mena, Arkansas. Arlene was born on May 12, 1928 in Hartley, Arkansas. Her parents were Daniel George Washington Faulkner and Martha Viola McCauley Faulkner Evans. Stepfather Homer Evans. She had one brother William Lewis Faulkner. Arlene ...