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January, 2020

  • 22 January

    Patricia Ruth Brown

    Patricia Ruth Brown age 89 of Octavia, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at her home. Ruth was born September 10, 1930 in Octavia, Oklahoma to the late Herbert William Smith and the late Beulah Mae Hilton Smith.  She was married to the late George C. Brown, Jr.  Ruth was a homemaker, and her primary interests were caring for ...

  • 22 January

    Edward Ray Whisenhunt

    Edward Ray Whisenhunt, 90, of Shreveport died January 13, 2020 at Overton Brooks Veterans Hospital after a long illness. Whisenhunt was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a Purple Heart recipient. He was born in Mena, Arkansas to Joe D. and Effie C. He was unmarried throughout his life and was preceded in death by his parents, an ...

  • 22 January

    Mrs. Ramona L. Taylor

    Mrs. Ramona L. Taylor age 79 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in Mena. Mrs. Taylor was born December 12, 1940 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Fobin Jim Bain and the late Grace Olene Adams. She was married to Jeffrey Taylor until her passing. Ramona graduated high school in 1958 from Mena and was a Beautician ...

  • 22 January

    Linda LaVera Crane

    Linda LaVera Crane age 73 of Cove, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Texarkana, Texas. Linda was born on September 15, 1946 in Salem, Oregon to the late Fredrick Rollie Nunn and the late Chrystal Irene May. She was married to William Del Crane and was a loving mother to five children several step-children.  Linda was a professional ...

  • 22 January

    Richard James “Emanouil” Davis

    Richard James “Emanouil” Davis, age 63, of Mena, AR, passed from this life at 6:25 A.M. Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Conway Regional Medical Center in Conway, AR. He was born on Monday, February 13, 1956, to Christy and Dorothy Emanouil in Lowell, MA. Richard loved the Lord with all his heart. He attended St. Agnes Catholic Church and was ...

  • 22 January

    Amos Monroe Miller

    Amos Monroe Miller, age 41, of Cherry Hill, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at his home. He was born on Monday, August 21, 1978 to Danny Lee and Patricia Jean Powell Miller in Mena, Arkansas. Monroe as he was known by family and friends was a man of faith and love for family. He enjoyed deer hunting, ...

  • 22 January

    Annie Muriel Whisenhunt Hendrix

    Annie Muriel Whisenhunt Hendrix, 93, of Shady, met her Lord and Savior on January 17, 2020 after suffering and surviving two heart attacks.  She was born in Shady, Arkansas to Joseph D. and Effie C. Lawrence Whisenhunt, the last surviving child of five siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband Paul,  her parents, an infant brother, sisters and ...

  • 22 January

    Patsie Ruth Knapp

    Patsie Ruth Knapp died in Tulsa on Tuesday, January 14, at age 83, in the presence of family. She has gone to join her beloved husband of 62 years, Jim Knapp, in the great hereafter. Born in Okemah, Oklahoma on October 1, 1936 to George Clay and Audrey Indianola Robertson, she is survived by her sister Billie Moore, of Haleyville, ...

  • 22 January

    Leon Millard Ryals

    Leon Millard Ryals, aged 89, passed away January 16th, 2020, at his home in Mena Arkansas. He was surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 15th, 1930, to Hugh and Era Ryals at Highland Arkansas. Leon and Mary Elizabeth Philpot were joined in marriage on September 9, 1954, and enjoyed 65 years together. He was a member ...

  • 22 January

    Peggy Lou Phillips

    Peggy Lou Phillips, age 94 of Mena, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in Mena, Arkansas. Peggy was born in Cove, Arkansas on November 30, 1925 to the late William Ambrose Hensley, Sr. and the late Lotus Nettie Henderson Hensley. She was married to Ray Phillips until his passing. Peggy was a friendly people person and enjoyed being a greeter ...