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November, 2019

  • 13 November

    Arvid DuWayne Hoxie Jr.

    Arvid DuWayne Hoxie Jr., age 87, of Mena, Arkansas died peacefully Friday, November 8, 2019 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born on Wednesday, October 5, 1932 to Arvid DuWayne Sr. and Rose Sao Hoxie in El Segundo, California. Arvid was an incredibly patient and loving husband and father. He was an extremely talented foundry man and ...

  • 13 November

    Brenda Joyce Cecil

    Brenda Joyce Cecil age 67 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Brenda was born on January 7, 1952 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Jesse Curtis Eldridge and the late Minta Joyce Morris Eldridge.  She was a local business owner. Brenda was a member of the Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church where she ...

  • 13 November

    Linda Rosemary Vieira

    Linda Rosemary Vieira, age 53, of Mena, Arkansas died Friday, November 8, 2019 at her home. She was born on Sunday, January 9, 1966 to Joseph Anthony and Rubie Lee Isbell Block in Lockport, Illinois. Linda was a wonderful mother and her family was always the most important things in life to her. She worked at James’ Grocery for six ...

  • 13 November

    Tommie Olene Scott

    Tommie Olene Scott, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at her home. She was born on Sunday, July 22, 1928 to Tom and Essie Copeland Ratliff in Hollis, Oklahoma. Tommie was a humble woman of the Baptist faith who was generous of heart and loved southern Gospel music. She was a hard worker throughout her life ...

  • 13 November

    Bettie Jo Smallwood

    Bettie Jo Smallwood age 89 of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 in Ft. Smith. Bettie was born on January 29, 1930 in Ink, Arkansas to the late Clyde Lunsford and the late Leva Perrin Lunsford.  She was married to the late Kelsie Smallwood, who preceded her in death in 2007, and was a graduate of Cherry ...

  • 6 November

    Teal Elyse Lowery

    Teal Elyse Lowery of Cove, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at the Mena Regional Health System. She was born on Thursday, October 31, 2019 to Jordan Reese and Kayla Denise Jordan Lowery in Mena, Arkansas. Teal is survived by her parents, Reese and Kayla Lowery of Cove; two sisters, Cadence Lowery of Cove, and Taya Lowery of ...

October, 2019

  • 30 October

    David Scott Brainerd

    David Scott Brainerd, age 49, of Vandervoort, Arkansas passed away on Monday, October 21, 2019 at the University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock from a massive brain hemorrhage. He was born on Thursday, March 12, 1970 to Philip and Mary Lou Brainerd in Des Moines, Iowa. David was a member of the First Christian Church in Mena when ...

  • 30 October

    Burtis Howard “Burt” Belknap

    Burtis Howard “Burt” Belknap passed away at the age of 95 in Cove, Arkansas on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was born on the 21st day of December 1923 in Cove, Arkansas to the late David Belknap and the late Blanch Norton Belknap.  Burt was united in marriage to Barbara Clough.   ...

  • 30 October

    Joann Stewman

    Joann Stewman, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, died, Friday, October 25, 2019 at Mena Regional Health System in Mena. She was born on Friday, May 23, 1941 to Joseph Daniel “Jodie” and Ruby Lee Looney Little in Mena, Arkansas. Joann loved her Lord, her family and her friends. She was a member of Grace Bible Church in Mena where she ...

  • 30 October

    Ethel Elizabeth Jurgens

    Ethel Elizabeth Jurgens, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas, died, Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena.  She was born on Thursday, May 3, 1945 to Onie Warren and Maudie Barnes Finley in Crumb, Texas. Ethel loved her family and spending time with them.  She also enjoyed making candles and collecting owls.  Ethel was a Christian ...