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September, 2019

  • 18 September

    James W. “Jake” Ralls

    James W. “Jake” Ralls, 90, of Mena is now fishing in his Creator’s private pond by personal invitation. Jake was born on September 23, 1928 to Oscar J. and Estelle Golden Ralls in Athens, Arkansas. Jake enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Korean War and spent most of his tour of duty in Japan. He married ...

  • 18 September

    Addie Doice Kuykendall Hedge

    Addie Doice Kuykendall Hedge was born February 15, 1925, in Wickes, Arkansas, to Permelia Adeline Seigler Kuykendall and John Frank Kuykendall. She married William Thomas Hedge on February 1, 1943, shortly before he was to go to Europe as a member of the Army Air Force. She always said he was the love of her life, and they were married ...

  • 18 September

    Debra K. Cannon

    Debra K. Cannon age 62 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 in Mena. Debra was born on January 13, 1957 in Dumas, Arkansas to the late Ottis Levi Ouzts, Jr. and JoAnn Wood Ouzts.  She was married to Darrin Cannon. Debra was a dedicated and loving caregiver and homemaker. She loved to be outdoors enjoying nature, hiking ...

  • 11 September

    James Louis Abbess, Jr.

    James Louis Abbess, Jr. age 67 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Little Rock. James was born on June 4, 1952 in Hallettsville, Texas to the late James Louise Abbess and the late Alice Ruth Nichols. He served his country in the United States Air Force. James enjoyed working at U.S. Motors. He also liked listening ...

  • 11 September

    Bradley Neil Thornton

    Bradley Neil Thornton age 46 of Cove, Arkansas passed away September 4, 2019 in Midland, Texas. He was born on January 01, 1973 in Murfreesboro, Arkansas to Clayton Woodrow Thornton and Barbara Ruth (Harlan)Thornton. He worked as a welding inspector. He was a loving son, brother, boyfriend, uncle and friend to all who knew him. He is survived by his ...

  • 11 September

    Eileen Barrett-Tuttle

    Eileen Barrett-Tuttle, age 50 passed away peacefully on Friday, September 6, 2019 at CHI St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Eileen was born, February 5, 1969 in Mena, Arkansas to Elton Doyle “Doc” Barrett and Shirley Milam-Scott.  She was a graduate of Van-Cove High School Class of 1987 and went on to receive a Masters Degree in Education from ...

  • 11 September

    Shanna Hansbrough Bissell

    Shanna Hansbrough Bissell, 46, passed away Saturday August 31,2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Shanna was born July 21, 1973 in Mena, Arkansas to her parents Danny and Beverly Hansbrough.  Shanna was a loving daughter, mother, sister, granddaughter, niece, and cousin and was loved dearly by all who knew her. Shanna loved her flowers and her horses, she loved her parents, ...

  • 4 September

    Harold Gene Loving

    Harold Gene Loving, age 56, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019 at his home surrounded by friends and family. He was born March 27, 1963 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late Harold Ray Loving and his mother Nora Jean Hanley Gordon. Harold loved to socialize with friends, family, and anyone else who would take the time. He ...

  • 4 September

    Pamela S. Stout

    Pamela S. Stout, age 75, formerly of Mena passed away August 24, 2019 in California. She is survived by her husband, James Stout; children:  Fred and Kimberly; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 04, 2019 at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Mena, Arkansas. Online obituary at www.beasleywoodfuneralhome.com

  • 4 September

    Patricia Louise Cox

    Patricia Louise Cox age 81 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas. Patricia was born on March 3, 1938 in Codora, California to the late Marshall D. Boggs and the late Dortha O. Craig Boggs. She worked in the Nursing profession as an LPN nurse until she retired. She loved and was devoted to nursing.  ...