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September, 2016

  • 18 September

    Doyle Carter

    Doyle Carter, age 77, of Cherry Hill, died Thursday, September 15, 2016 at his home.  He was born on Saturday, August 26, 1939 to Lee Roy and Lona Bell Monks Carter in Shady Point, Oklahoma. Doyle served his country proudly in the United States Army and received an Honorable Discharge.  After the service, he became a skilled truck driver; however, ...

  • 13 September

    Mary Ann Hampton

    Mary Ann Hampton, 72, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 in her home. She was born on September 30, 1943 to Fred V. and Dorothy (DeHart) Hampton. She was a 1961 graduate of Mena High School. Mary was an active member of First Baptist Church serving in various aspects of the church, she helped where ...

  • 12 September

    Biffol Laurie Reed

    Biffol Laurie Rosson Reed, 98, passed away peacefully in Royse City, TX, on September 10, 2016. She was born August 4, 1918, in Ink, AR, to Frank Rosson and Callie Moore. Biffol’s early years were spent on the family farm in Ink. After living most of her life in the Mena area, she spent the last 6 years in Texas. ...

  • 12 September

    Milie Jan Clark

    Milie Jan Clark died in Mena Manor Nursing Home in Mena, AR surrounded by her family on September 11, 2016.  She was 95 years old. Milie was born on October 8, 1920, in Ink, AR to her parents, Starlie Mae and William Albert Crawford.  She was a lifelong member of Piney Church of Christ.  On March 25, 1948 she married ...

  • 10 September

    Edna Jean Parson

    Edna Jean Parson, age 78 of Watson, Oklahoma passed away Friday, September 9, 2016 in Mena, Arkansas Edna was born November 22, 1937 in Dallas, Texas to the late Everette Griffith Clark and Thelma Irene Clark.  She worked as a caring LPN for many years and was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend with a great sense ...

  • 10 September

    Patricia “Pat” Buresh

    Patricia “Pat” Buresh, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in Mena. She was born on November 17, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois and lived in the surrounding suburbs until retiring in Mena, Arkansas.  She worked in the credit department at Alden’s Department Store.  She was a member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church.  Patricia enjoyed traveling and seeing ...

  • 6 September

    David Allen Morganstern

    David Allen Morganstern, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 in Mena. He was born July 6, 1933 in Mansfield, Ohio and was a factory worker by profession. David had an interest in everything and curiosity of everything. He enjoyed classical music and loved to argue and debate. David enjoyed making people laugh; he also was ...

  • 6 September

    R.R. “Dock” Price

    R.R. “Dock” Price, passed away on September 4, 2016, at the age of 99.  He was born in Cove, Arkansas on October 10, 1916, and was a graduate of Cove High School. Dock worked in the grocery business in Smithville, Oklahoma, Cove, and California. He worked at Texas Steel in Fort Worth, Texas during World War II and also worked ...

  • 5 September

    Benedict “Joe” Joseph Osborne, Jr.

    Benedict “Joe” Joseph Osborne, Jr., age 71, of Hatfield, Arkansas died Friday, September 2, 2016 at his home.  He was born Saturday, June 9, 1945 to Benedict Joseph Sr. and Orvella Mae Amos Osborne in Louisville, Kentucky. Joe, as he was known to all, was a man that loved his family and his country.  He served in Vietnam in the United ...

  • 5 September

    Wilma Taliaferro

    On September 1, 2016, Wilma Taliaferro, at the age of 89, peacefully left this earth while surrounded by loving family and caregivers. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Leslie Taliaferro. Her family would like to express our heart-felt gratitude to friends and caregivers for their loving friendship and care. Wilma and Leslie moved from Dallas, ...