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August, 2017

  • 17 August

    Elsie Elizabeth Fried

    Elsie Elizabeth Fried, age 101, of Mena, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at home.  She was born on Sunday, June 25, 1916 to Walter A. and Etta L. Robinson Moreau in Wichita Falls, Texas. Elsie was a Godly woman and longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Mena. Faith, church, and her family were always of utmost importance to ...

  • 17 August

    Mary Elizabeth Kennett Rhodes

    Mary Elizabeth Kennett Rhodes, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas died Monday, August 14, 2017 at her home. She was born on Sunday, May 23, 1926 to Thomas Andrew and Lillie Branum Kennett in Leachville, Arkansas. Mary earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Home Economics from the University of Arkansas, taught home economics at Leachville High School in Mississippi County, ...

  • 16 August

    Sierra Nicole Sanders

    Sierra Nicole Sanders, age 19, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 in Shady, Arkansas. Sierra was born on July 23, 1998 in Mena, Arkansas to Bobby Sanders and Charity Cornelius Sanders. She was employed by Nidec in Mena. Sierra was an outdoors girl that enjoyed hunting, fishing, bow fishing, water rafting, and mudding with family and friends. ...

  • 15 August

    Michael Wayne Quillin

    Michael Wayne Quillin, age 62, of Mena, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas. Michael was born in Mena, Arkansas on March 19, 1955 to Charles Quillin and Lois Young Quillin.  He was married to Debbie Hughes Quillin for 43 years.  Michael worked in Aviation as a profession. He enjoyed watching Nascar and being on Lake Ouachita playing on the ...

  • 14 August

    Edna Faye Anderson Mullins

    Mrs. Edna Faye Anderson Mullins, age 70, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Rich Mountian Nursing and Rehab. Edna was born on March 21, 1947 in Norman, Arkansas, the daughter of Bennett Joseph “BJ” Anderson and Beryl Foley Anderson.  She was married to Darren Mullins for 19 years.  Mrs. Mullins was a member of Calvary Baptist Church with ...

  • 14 August

    Gregory Allan Terwilliger

    Gregory Allan Terwilliger, age 30, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Big Fork, Arkansas. Greg was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas on July 19, 1987 to Scott Terwilliger and Barbara Jones Terwilliger.  He was a Kevin Harvick fan and enjoyed watching Nascar. Greg loved watching football and cheering on the Green Bay Packers. He loved his nephews very ...

  • 10 August

    Madine Singleton Lunsford

    Madine Singleton Lunsford, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in Mena. Madine was born November 21, 1929 in Seminole, Oklahoma to the late Ben C. Singleton and the late Eva Vincent Singleton and was raised by Joe and May Strother. She was a loving and caring housewife who enjoyed gardening, growing flowers and sewing. Madine ...

  • 10 August

    Esther M. Hinthorne

    Esther M. Hinthorne, age 94, of Mena Arkansas passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 in Mena. Esther was born September 3, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Roscoe V. Williams and the late Esther Gertrude Krause Williams. She was married to the late Gilbert T. Hinthorne in 1942.  Esther worked in Real Estate as an Escrow Officer for several years. She ...

  • 8 August

    J.D. “Jay” Powell, Jr.

    J.D. “Jay” Powell, Jr., age 72 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. Jay was born in Mena, Arkansas on December 30, 1944 to the late J.D. Powell, Sr., and Murl Dean Beyers Powell. He was married to Janice Aynes Powell for 44 years. Jay lived in California and Arkansas most of ...

  • 7 August

    Jerry Alva Roberts

    Jerry Alva Roberts, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Jerry was born in Wickes, Arkansas on May 14, 1944 to the late Mark Roberts and the late Florence Sullivan Roberts.  He was married to Edith Golden Roberts. Jerry raise chickens and enjoyed his livestock and watching them grow. He was an avid ...