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June, 2017

  • 7 June

    Ruth Maxine Stokes

    Ruth Maxine Stokes, age 95, of Booneville, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 in Booneville. She was born on July 19, 1921 in Malvern, Arkansas to the late Greg Porterfield and the late Esther Ellis Porterfield. Ruth was a work-aholic and was part of the first group of women to work in the lumbermill, in Longview, Washington.  Also one ...

  • 7 June

    Ray B. Stanley

    Ray B. Stanley, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Ray B. was born in Electra, Texas on December 25, 1943 to the late Ray B. Stanley, Sr., and the late Victoria Louise “MaMaw” Jordan Stanley. He was happily married to Vicki Stanley for almost forty years.  For a majority of his life, he ...

  • 7 June

    Otto Mueller

    Mr. Otto Mueller, age 86, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Mena. Mr. Mueller was born in Langen, Germany on November 13, 1930 to the late Peter Mueller and the late Agnes Mueller. He was married to Dina Edrolin Mueller and was a Taxidermy / Preparator by profession. Otto enjoyed many things such as fishing, hunting, ...

May, 2017

  • 31 May

    Stanley Michael Dickison

    Stanley Michael Dickison, age 61, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Stanley was born on July 21, 1955 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late Sheryl D. Dickison and the late Verba Lee Pate Dickison.  He was a devoted man to his family and loved his cats, especially Booger. Stanley enjoyed gardening, old Mopars, drag ...

  • 31 May

    Doyle Wayne Cook

    Doyle Wayne Cook, age 67, of Talihina, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Poteau, Oklahoma. Doyle Wayne was born in Mena, Arkansas on November 8, 1947 to Lewis Elvoy Cook and Elizabeth Susanna Brock Cook.  He graduated from Wickes High School in Wickes, Arkansas and was a veteran of Vietnam. Doyle was a very special, kind, and generous person, ...

  • 24 May

    Phillip Stanley Speer

    Phillip Stanley Speer, age 61, of Mena, died Sunday, May 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on Wednesday, April 4, 1956 to Glynn Roe and Hazel Marie Chapman Speer in Texarkana, Arkansas. Phillip graduated from Liberty Eylau High School in Texarkana, Texas, in 1974. He received his Bachelor’s of Science in Forestry from ...

  • 24 May

    Diane Lavon Bovee Koehler

    Diane Lavon Bovee KoehlerOur Dearest Diane Lavon Bovee Koehler passed away on April 1, 2017 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was born March 6, 1970 in Mena, Arkansas to John and Violetta Bovee. She was a reader, a documentary film buff, with interests in psychology and criminal justice. Her dearest friends came from River Group of San ...

  • 24 May

    Wanda McBride Jones

    Wanda McBride Jones, age 81 of Mena, Arkansas went to be with her Lord on Monday, May 15, 2017 in Mena. Wanda was born in Big Cedar, Oklahoma on May 19, 1935 to George McBride and Annie Peters McBride. She married Glen Jones on July 5, 1952, and was a loving and faithful homemaker. Early years she went to work ...

  • 24 May

    June Carole Johnson

    June Carole Johnson, age 82, of Watson, Oklahoma died Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Peachtree Hospice in Fort Smith. She was born on Saturday, June 9, 1934 to Ivus Johnathan William and Imogene Wilson White in Octavia, Oklahoma. June was a very active member of Cove First Baptist Church, teaching Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. She was a ...

  • 24 May

    Nodene Faulkner Dilbeck Goodgame

    Nodene Faulkner Dilbeck Goodgame, age 75, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Fort Myers, Florida. Nodene was born March 20, 1942 to the late Lewis Faulkner and Mary Lee Burnett Faulkner. Nodene was best known for her bright smile and deep love for her family. In her retirement, she enjoyed traveling, long walks on the beach looking for shells, ...