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November, 2017

  • 5 November

    Hilda White

    Hilda White, age 66, of Mena, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017 in her home surrounded by the people she loved. She was born April 24, 1951 in El Paso, Texas to the late Virgil Armstrong and the late Senda Franz Armstrong.  She was united in marriage to Colin White, her husband of 44 years.  Hilda loved working on her fish ponds ...

  • 1 November

    Derrick Scott Jenkins

    Derrick Scott Jenkins, age 31 of Wickes, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 30, 2017 surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born on Saturday, October 25, 1986 to James Oliver and Vicki Lynn Ray Jenkins in DeQueen, Arkansas. Derrick graduated from Wickes High School and was a member of the Wickes Church of the Nazarene. ...

  • 1 November

    Ross Lee Boyd

    Ross Lee Boyd, age 28 of Mena, died, Sunday, October 29, 2017 at his home. He was born on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 1988 to Dean Boyd and Cynthia Ann Bushert Boyd in Fairhope, Alabama. Ross believed that people should enjoy life and to have fun. He had a passion being outdoors riding ATVs and shooting guns; He enjoyed ...

October, 2017

  • 27 October

    Teresa Ramsey Ryan Price

    Teresa Ramsey Ryan Price, of Oden, AR, passed peacefully on October 24th, 2017 at the age of 85. Tessie was a native of Montgomery County, Arkansas. She was a wife, mother and friend who enjoyed gardening and farm life. She was born in Opal, Arkansas 1932 to the late William Felix “Bill” Ramsey and Mattie Dooley Ramsey who proceeded her in ...

  • 23 October

    Shirley Simmons Russell

    Mrs. Shirley Simmons Russell, age 72, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Mt. Ida, Arkansas. Shirley was born on December 1, 1944 in Cyril, Oklahoma to Oscar Simmons and Claudean Phillips Simmons. She was married to James Russell and was a truck driver hauling livestock for many years. Shirley was very artistic; she enjoyed painting and ...

  • 20 October

    Muriel Joyce Hughes

    Muriel Joyce Hughes, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Mena. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on November 24, 1925 to the late Joseph Trinder and the late Sylvia Gray Trinder. She was married to the late William Gordon Hughes until his passing in 1998. Joyce loved all kinds of sports and doing ...

  • 20 October

    Norma Jean Price

    Norma Jean Price, age 70, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Mena. She was born January 15, 1947 in Wickes, Arkansas to the late Melvin Wilcher and the late Bessie Jo Bingham Wilcher.  She was married to Sherman Price.  Norma was a hairdresser for many years, running her own shop and was co-owner and operator of the family ...

  • 15 October

    Betty Varner

    Mrs. Betty Varner, age 78, of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017. She was born on July 26, 1939 in Haworth, Oklahoma to the late James Everett Fairless and the late Ruthie Low Gibson.  She was married to Bob Varner on November 17, 1958 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Betty was a homemaker and was active in the Hatfield Church of ...

  • 15 October

    Betty Lou Brown

    Betty Lou Brown, age 81, of Mena, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017 at her home. She was born April 17, 1936 in Mena, to the late Clarence James McMellon and the late Mary Jewell Garrison McMellon.  Betty worked for 24 years at Waffle House where she enjoyed spending time with her loyal friends. Betty enjoyed hobbies that include raising flowers ...

  • 13 October

    Rose Landsfeld

    Rose Landsfeld, age 94, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Mena. She was born on Saturday, April 21, 1923 to Henry and Mary Landsfeld in Stamford, Connecticut. Rose loved her family, chocolate, and cats, and enjoyed going on walks. She really enjoyed doing word search puzzles in her spare ...