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November, 2019

  • 27 November

    Lois “Wanda” Elwanda Harper

    Lois “Wanda” Elwanda Harper age 90 of Mena, Arkansas passed Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Waldron, Arkansas. Wanda was born on September 27, 1929 in Sand Springs, Oklahoma to the late Ausborn Newton Mitchell and the late Vera Lee Burris Mitchell. She was very creative and enjoyed redecorating. Wanda loved her family and cherished Sunday family dinners with her family. ...

  • 27 November

    Donald Ray Dearing

    Donald Ray Dearing, 83, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, formerly of Cove, Arkansas, died peacefully in his sleep on November 23, 2019, exactly twenty weeks after losing his loving wife Nelda of 63 years.  Don was born on Friday, May 29, 1936, to Buford and Katie Dearing in Wynne, Arkansas. Don was the youngest of nine children and led an interesting ...

  • 20 November

    Betty Lou Marcum

    Betty Lou Marcum, age 76 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Hot Springs. She was born in California on November 25, 1943 to the late Maurice Monroe Ogden and the late Mable Annabelle Krebs Ogden.  She was a cook at Queen Wilhelmina Lodge, where she shared her love of the holidays and giving, earning her the ...

  • 20 November

    Lynda Duke Mead

    Lynda Duke Mead age 76 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born on June 02, 1943 in Miami Beach, Florida to the late Orville Duke and the late Lita Standridge Duke Martin.  Lynda was married to Robert Mead for 36 years and was devoted to him. She was obsessed with all ...

  • 20 November

    Beverly Mae Lyle Philpot

    Beverly Mae Lyle Philpot was born on her mother’s birthday, January 17, 1961 into a large loving family. She was the 7th of nine children born to George and Mae Rose Lyle. Beverly was a vivacious youth loving sports, riding horses and competing in local rodeos. She was married to the love of her life Steve Philpot for 42 years ...

  • 20 November

    Ruby Marie Duplessis

    Ruby Marie Duplessis, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at her home. She was born on Tuesday, August 15, 1939 to Sabas O. Duplessis Sr. and Leontine Lavigne Duplessis in Gonzales, Louisiana. Ruby was a loving mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew her. She ...

  • 13 November

    Arvid DuWayne Hoxie Jr.

    Arvid DuWayne Hoxie Jr., age 87, of Mena, Arkansas died peacefully Friday, November 8, 2019 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born on Wednesday, October 5, 1932 to Arvid DuWayne Sr. and Rose Sao Hoxie in El Segundo, California. Arvid was an incredibly patient and loving husband and father. He was an extremely talented foundry man and ...

  • 13 November

    Brenda Joyce Cecil

    Brenda Joyce Cecil age 67 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 4, 2019 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Brenda was born on January 7, 1952 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Jesse Curtis Eldridge and the late Minta Joyce Morris Eldridge.  She was a local business owner. Brenda was a member of the Abundant Life United Pentecostal Church where she ...

  • 13 November

    Linda Rosemary Vieira

    Linda Rosemary Vieira, age 53, of Mena, Arkansas died Friday, November 8, 2019 at her home. She was born on Sunday, January 9, 1966 to Joseph Anthony and Rubie Lee Isbell Block in Lockport, Illinois. Linda was a wonderful mother and her family was always the most important things in life to her. She worked at James’ Grocery for six ...

  • 13 November

    Tommie Olene Scott

    Tommie Olene Scott, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas died Sunday, November 3, 2019 at her home. She was born on Sunday, July 22, 1928 to Tom and Essie Copeland Ratliff in Hollis, Oklahoma. Tommie was a humble woman of the Baptist faith who was generous of heart and loved southern Gospel music. She was a hard worker throughout her life ...