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March, 2018

  • 6 March

    Lucinda Lemus Escobar

    Lucinda Lemus Escobar, age 92, of Mena, Arkansas, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Mena Regional Health System surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Wednesday, October 28, 1925 to Hubense Arriaga and Apolinaria Lemus in Choloma, Honduras. ‘Ms. Lucy’, as she was known by most all of Mena, was a very hard working, faithful lady who ...

  • 6 March

    Sara J. Wilcher

    Sara J. Wilcher age 73 of Wickes, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in Waldron. Sara was born on January 11, 1945 in Canton, Ohio to the late Raymond Durrell Haun and the late Sylvia Irene Baughman Haun. Sara married the love of her life, James Roger Wilcher. Sara loved her family and spending time with her children and ...

  • 5 March

    Michael Terence Hoban

    Michael Terence Hoban, age 59, of Pine Ridge, Arkansas died Thursday, March 1, 2018 at his family home.  He was born on Wednesday, July 2, 1958 to John Francis and Bernice Evelyn Trinko Hoban in Oak Park, Illinois. Michael was a friend to all and was a generous person to all that needed his help.  Michael was an outdoorsman who ...

  • 5 March

    Edward Lee Dunn

    Memorial service for Edward Lee Dunn, 97 of Lawton will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, Oklahoma with Rev. Stan Paggett, pastor of the Cyril Peace Lutheran Church officiating. Mr. Dunn passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in Lawton. Arrangements are under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home. ...

  • 5 March

    Jimmy Carl Curry

    Jimmy Carl Curry age 69, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Mena. Jimmy was born on September 15, 1948 in Mena, Arkansas to Carl Curry and Pauline Wolfenberger Curry. He was a painter in the Automotive and Aircraft Industry.  One of his favorite hobbies was stock car racing, in which he participated. Jimmy was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend to ...

February, 2018

  • 21 February

    Larry F. Hooper

    Larry F. Hooper age 77, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 in Mena. Larry was born in Eagleton, Arkansas on September 15, 1940 to the late Frank Hooper and Lu Vada Bates Hooper. He was lovingly married to Betty Crowley Hooper for 58 years.  Larry proudly served his country in the United States Army. He retired from U. ...

  • 21 February

    Joan Reynolds

    Joan Reynolds, 83, of Cove, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Ft. Smith, AR. Joan Elizabeth Anderson was born March 25, 1934, to James Anderson and Laura May Anderson, (ne VanCampen) in Philadelphia, PA. She is survived by her husband, James Reynolds of Cove; her brother Jim Anderson of Vista, CA; her half-brother David Anderson of San Fransisco, CA; her step-brother ...

  • 21 February

    Franklin Keith Ruther

    Franklin Keith Ruther, age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 in Mena. He was born in Sparks, Nebraska on April 25, 1927 to the late Frank Thomas Ruther and the late Dorothy Schroeder Ruther. He grew up working on his parents’ farm with his brother Gene, caring for animals, crops and the land. He was a ...

  • 21 February

    Clarene Ward

    Clarene Ward, age 81 of Mena, Arkansas, left us on, Thursday, February 15, 2018 to be with the Lord that she loved and served. She was born on Saturday, March 7, 1936 to William Ode and Oda Malinda Sanders Wiles in Posey Hollow, Arkansas Clarene was a long time member of the Southside Church of God in Mena.  She enjoyed ...

  • 21 February

    Billie Jo McCoy

    Billie Jo McCoy, age 74, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 in Cove, Arkansas.   Billie Jo was born on June 30, 1943 in Mena, Arkansas to Earl White and Bertha Dickison White.  She was happily married to Raymond Dale McCoy for 56 years, was a Registered Nurse and was dedicated to the medical field.  Most of all she ...