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July, 2019

  • 17 July

    Patsy Ellen Dunlap Sharp

    Patsy Ellen Dunlap Sharp age 76 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas Patsy was born May 24, 1943 in Olney, Texas to the late Marvin Lee Birdwell and the late Audrey Ellen Brooks Birdwell. She was married to Robert Edward Sharp and was a devoted homemaker.    She loved traveling, watching birds and spending ...

  • 17 July

    Kenneth Ray Jacobs

    Kenneth Ray Jacobs age 82 of DeQueen, Arkansas formerly of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 in DeQueen. Kenneth was born on December 01, 1936 in Plunkettville, Oklahoma to the late Odas Jacobs and the late Gladys Stuart Jacobs.  He was married to Daisy Cureton Jacobs. Kenneth worked in the Lumber business as an equipment operator. Kenneth liked ...

  • 17 July

    William “Bill” D. Richmond

    William “Bill” D. Richmond, age 75 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 13, 2019 in Ft. Smith. Bill was born on October 11, 1943 in San Pedro Rural, California to the late Robert Richmond and the late Lela Mae Brewer Richmond. He was married to the late Carol Cunningham Richmond for 44 years until her passing. Bill was a ...

  • 17 July

    Lawrence Earl Berg

    Lawrence Earl Berg age 94 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday July 7, 2019  at his home in Mena. Lawrence was born on August 31, 1924 in O’Fallon, Illinois to the late Ira M. Berg and Edith Davis Berg.  Lawrence was married to Lois Butler Berg.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army.  During his service he ...

  • 17 July

    Jasper Shaver

    Jasper Shaver, age 5, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Mena. He was born on July 23, 2013 in Mena, Arkansas to Thomas Jay Shaver and Christina Keisling Shaver.  He was a little outdoorsman who loved animals and farm life.  He had fun going for drives and will be missed greatly by his loving family. He ...

  • 10 July

    Charles “Chuck”  Hugh Cannaday

    Charles “Chuck”  Hugh Cannaday, age 82, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 in Mena.  He was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on June 2, 1936 to the late Baker Jones Cannaday and the late Bertha June Wills Cannaday.  He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps and the US Army.  Chuck was the former Chief of ...

  • 10 July

    Charlie Baker

    Charlie Baker, age 60, of Mena, Arkansas died Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.  He was born on Monday, October 27, 1958 to Frank Raymond and Mary Louise McNicoll in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Charlie loved his family, his cows and mowing his yard every ten days. Charlie worked 23 years at U.S. Motors and then ...

  • 10 July

    Jerry Dwight Lyle

    Jerry Dwight Lyle, age 70, of Mena, Arkansas passed away July 6, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 13, 1948 in Wickes, Arkansas to the late George Lyle and the late Mae Rose Lyle.  Jerry was united in marriage to Debbie Lyle whom he referred to as “the love of his life.”  He ...

  • 10 July

    Nelda Ruth Dearing

    Nelda Ruth Dearing, 82, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, formerly of Cove, Arkansas died peacefully at home on July 6, 2019 with Don her loving husband of 63 years by her side. She was born Wednesday, October 21, 1936 to Carl and Lucille Bowman in Amber, Oklahoma and raised in Holliday, Texas. Nelda spent many years running the family farm in ...

  • 10 July

    Twila Ann Peters Schanink

    Twila Ann Peters Schanink, age 94, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, July 02, 2019. She was born on December 15, 1924 in Council Grove, Kansas to the late Orlo Ray Skinner and Goldia Hills Skinner. Twila retired from American Express as a Data Processor. She was an avid bowler winning the USBC Senior State Bowling Singles championship at 85 ...