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January, 2020

  • 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 ...

  • 15 January

    Jimmy Eugene Hicks

    Jimmy Eugene Hicks, 83, of Mena, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home. He was born October 22, 1936 to J.B. and Ruby Tinkes Hicks in DeQueen, Arkansas.  Jim graduated high school in Mineral Springs, Arkansas in 1955 before moving to Mena. After serving with the Army National Guard, Jim owned and operated the Conoco Distributorship until 1971.  ...

  • 15 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 ...

  • 15 January

    Wanda Jean Davis Tilley

    Wanda Jean Davis Tilley Age 80, of Hatfield went home to be with her Lord on Friday, January 10th, 2020 in Mena Arkansas. She was born May 29th 1939 at Big Fork Arkansas the daughter of Birdie Angeline Stipe and Jeff Davis. She grew up in Mena Arkansas and graduated from Mena High school in 1957. Her favorite things in ...

  • 15 January

    Orle Scruggs

    Orle Scruggs, age 84, of Mena, Arkansas died, on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab in Mena. He was born on Saturday, December 7, 1935 to William Orle and Ruth Hendrix Scruggs in Lynwood, California. Orle served his country for seven years in the United States Army in Hawaii, Thailand and Germany. Orle loved flying ...