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January, 2019

  • 14 January

    Michael William Proch

    Michael William Proch, age 55, of Mena passed away December 30th, 2018 in Plano, Texas.  He was born July 23rd, 1963 to his mother Helen Proch and late father John Proch.  His parents were born in Michigan and later raised their family in the Dallas, Texas area.  Mike was born and raised in Dallas later moving to Arkansas with his ...

  • 14 January

    Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr.

    Robert “Bob” Paul Piearcy Sr., age 77, of Mena, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Hospital in Little Rock.  He was born on Monday, March 17, 1941 to Philip Anderson and Elsie Lannie Keen Piearcy in Hugo, Oklahoma. Bob was a Godly man with strong Christian values whose bible and faith guided his life. He attended ...

December, 2018

  • 12 December

    Robbie L. Blodgett Blair

    Robbie L. Blodgett Blair age 76, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Robbie was born on September 23, 1942 in Tucumcari, New Mexico to the late Harold Blodgett and the late Opal Buttrill Blodgett. She was a school teacher in Acorn and Mena for many years.  Robbie enjoyed keeping busy with knitting, crocheting, and ...

November, 2018

  • 16 November

    Sodona Elieen Koch

    Sodona Elieen Koch age 87, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Sodona was born on December 17, 11930 in Lawrenceville, Illinois to the late Marion McBride and Opal Brown McBride.   She loved God and her family. Lois was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all who knew her. She is ...

  • 15 November

    Gay Marshall

    Gay Marshall, age 65, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, November 9, 2018 in Mena. She was born January 16, 1953 to the late Hollis Marshall and the late Mary Willhite Marshall.  She was a dispatcher for the Polk County Sherriff’s Office for 20 years.  Gay enjoyed her dogs.  Mostly, she loved her children and grandchildren.  Gay was a people person and never met ...

  • 15 November

    Edna Talley Sloan

    Edna Talley Sloan age 96 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 5,2018 in Mena. Edna was born on March 8, 1922 in Eva, Alabama to the late Thomas Jefferson Talley and the late Alice Williams Talley.  She was married to the late Kenneth M. Sloan for 67 years. Edna worked for the United States Postal service until she retired.  She loved ...

October, 2018

  • 24 October

    Jo N. Titsworth

    Jo N. Titsworth age 85, of Brookeland, Texas formerly of Mena passed away Sunday, October 21, 2018 in Texas. Jo was born on January 23, 1933 in Carthage, Texas to the late Bennie D. Boyd and the late Zona Boyd. She enjoyed fishing and hunting with family and friends. Jo also loved to work in her garden and cook for ...

  • 9 October

    Judy Higgins Joyce

    Judy Higgins Joyce age 51 of New Boston, Texas passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Texarkana Texas. She was born on February 17, 1967 in Mena, Arkansas to the late John Higgins and Shirley Wright Moore. She was married to William Joyce for twenty-two years.  She worked at many things in her life, such as truck driver, cashier and other ...

  • 8 October

    John Creed (J.C.) Moore

    John Creed (J.C.) Moore, age 91, of Zafra, Oklahoma went to be with his LORD October 1, 2018 at his home.  J.C.  was born in Roaring Springs, Texas on September 15, 1927 to the late William F. (Bill) and Rosa Blackwell Moore.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, worked in the timber industry most of his life, and was a member ...

  • 8 October

    Dorothy Jean Parker

    Dorothy Jean Parker, age 95, of Wickes, Arkansas passed away October 4, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born July 28, 1923 in Smolan, Kansas to the late Algot Brown and the late Edna Jhelm Brown.  Dorothy proudly served her country during WW II in the Navy. Later years she became a LPN and was a wonderful seamstress.  She loved her family ...