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January, 2018

  • 24 January

    January 24, 2018

  • 23 January

    William Robert Harvey

    William Robert Harvey, age 65, of Cherry Hill, died Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Mena Regional Health System.  He was born on Tuesday, December 9, 1952 to Earl Edwards and Frances Marie Harvey in Mena. William was a Godly man, and a member of the Acorn Baptist Church. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam ...

  • 18 January

    Deborah Donahey Longest

    Deborah Donahey Longest, age 64 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Mena. Deborah was born on January 26, 1953 in San Antonio, Texas to John Donahey and Billie McCaskey Donahey.  She was in the new homes insurance business by profession. Deborah was a dedicated member of The Art Gallery, teaching kids art classes. She enjoyed crafting and ...

  • 17 January

    Ted Ray Coon

    Ted Ray Coon, age 84 of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday January 17, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Mr. Coon was born on July 15, 1933 in Weatherford, Texas to the late Richard Coon and May Myrl Stoker Coon. He was happily married to Dorris Padgett Coon for twenty-nine years. Mr. Coon owned and operated several Electrical Distribution companies as a ...

  • 17 January

    January 17, 2018

  • 16 January

    Charlie Leoy “Big Dad” Slater

    Charlie Leoy “Big Dad” Slater of Mena, Arkansas went to be with his Lord Monday, January 15, 2018 surrounded by his family, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Charlie was born June 6, 1943 in Waldron, Arkansas to Charlie Slater and Edna Elizabeth McEntire Slater. Charlie was 74 years old. He adored his precious dog, Little Bit and love to go fishing, ...

  • 15 January

    Donna Gaddis Hefner

    Mrs. Donna Gaddis Hefner, age 80, a resident of Mena, Arkansas, died Saturday, January 13, 2018, in Mena. She was born on May 29, 1937, in Dierks, Arkansas. Mrs. Hefner worked in retail, was a homemaker, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mena. Mrs. Hefner was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Othel “Pap” and ...

  • 10 January

    January 10, 2018

  • 8 January

    Mary Elizabeth White

    Mary Elizabeth White, born on January 28th, 1932 to Howard and Audrey Guize in Port Arthur, Texas, passed away peacefully on December 25, 2017 in Beaumont Texas. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Francis Ellis “Pamp” White. Mary is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Bescher; daughter, Pamela and husband Lynn Coffman; and son Howard White; ...

  • 8 January

    Joy Rozell Bailey Jenkins

    Joy Rozell Bailey Jenkins, age 84 of Wickes, Arkansas, died on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Mena Regional Hospital. She was born on Sunday, November 19, 1933 to Lonnie Odell and Creo Rillie Edwards Reatherford in Brownfield, Texas. Joy loved her family and spending time with the ones she cared for. She lived for many years in Zafra, Oklahoma, ...