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December, 2016

  • 19 December

    Larry Lawayne Stricklin

    Larry Lawayne Stricklin, age 65, of Hatfield, Arkansas went to meet his Savior, Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Larry was born in Mena, Arkansas on June 16, 1951 to the late Omen and Wanda Jean Stricklin. He was married to Ramona “Mona” Willis for 28 years and was a man of all trades. Larry was a genuine character, ...

  • 18 December

    Opal C. Warren

    Opal C. Warren, age 90, of Mount Ida, passed away December 16, 2016 at Montgomery County Nursing Home, Mt. Ida, AR. She was born October 26, 1926 to Robert and Fannie Carter. Mrs. Warren is preceded in death by her husband William G. Warren, one daughter, Gwen Weibl, one brother, Floyd Carter, and one sister, Faye Gladden. She is survived ...

  • 13 December

    Iva Mae Sikes

    Iva Mae Sikes, age 96, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Iva Mae was born on May 5, 1920 to Ora L. and Ida Jane Holmes.  She was united in marriage to Lee Sikes on November 24, 1934.  She was blessed with three children, Mildred, Larry, and Virginia.  She was a devoted ...

  • 7 December

    Carrol F. Jesse

    Carrol F. Jesse, age 86, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2016 in Mena, Arkansas. Mr. Jesse was born in Mexico, Missouri on September 24, 1930 to the late Carl Raymond Jesse and the late Mayme Buchanan Burton. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 23 years, retiring as MSgt. He then worked as maintenance chief ...

  • 5 December

    Levieta Faye Ehret

    Levieta Faye Ehret, age 55, of Mena, passed away Saturday December 3, 2016 in Mena. Mrs. Ehret was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 28, 1960 to Clarence Edward Houston and Betty Joe Gentry.  She was married to William “Bill” Ehret and was a loving homemaker.  Most of all she loved serving God first and foremost, followed by taking care of her ...

  • 5 December

    Master Chief Quarter Master Alan “Jerry” Wilson, Sr.

    Master Chief Quarter Master Alan “Jerry” Wilson, Sr., age 80, died peacefully in his Mena, AR home on December 01, 2016. He was a 22-year veteran submarine sailor and river patrol boat commander in the Navy. He served three tours on River Patrol Boats in the Mekong Delta during the Vietnam War and was awarded many commendations, including a Bronze Star. ...

  • 5 December

    Steve Loyd Cole

    Steve Loyd Cole, age 59, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday December 3, 2016 at his home in Mena. Steve was born in Mena, Arkansas on October 21, 1957 to the late Loyd Jackson Cole and Vivian Maxine Jackson Cole. He was married to Michelle French Cole and worked for Arkansas Highway Department. Steve loved watching sports and was an ...

  • 5 December

    Adelaide “Addie” Garner

    Adelaide “Addie” Garner, age 90, of Cove, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Mena Manor. She was born on Thursday, April 22, 1926 to James Addison and Irene Stocks Williams in West Point, Texas. Addie graduated in 1944 at Smithville High School in Smithville, Texas.  In 1948, she married her husband, J.A. Garner in Indianhead, Maryland.  In 1959, she ...

  • 1 December

    Elvin Huston Davis

    Elvin Huston Davis, age 77, of Mena, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Mena, Arkansas. Elvin was born in Blackfork, Arkansas on November 25, 1939 to the late Johnnie R. Davis and the late Almira Ensminger Davis.  He was married to Armel Mae Byford Davis and proudly served his country in the United States ...

November, 2016

  • 29 November

    Vera Mae Reeder

    Vera Mae Reeder, age 91, of Mena, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Mena. Vera Mae was born in Rich Mountain, Arkansas on March 8, 1925 to the late Andrew Jackson Reeder and the late Sarah Lennis Little Reeder. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Rich Mountain. She is survived by nieces, Patricia Lacefield of Russellville, ...