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August, 2018

  • 13 August

    James Kent Payton

    James Kent Payton age 68, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Oklahoma Veteran Affairs Hospital in Talihina, Oklahoma. James was born on October 19, 1949 in Miami, Oklahoma to the late Robert James Payton and the late Virginia Dee Mobley Payton. He was married to Bonnie Lewis in September of 1971. James served his country in ...

  • 13 August

    James Jette Harnar

    James Juette Harnar, age 91, of Mena, died Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Friday, April 29, 1927 to Claude and Marilla Foreman Harnar in Carthage, Missouri. James was an amazing man. He served his country with pride in the United States Navy. After the military he entered politics and became a ...

  • 8 August

    Lee Olin Cauthron

    Lee Olin Cauthron, age 75, of Mena, died Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Tuesday, March 9, 1943 to Olin and Lela Beatrice Jordan Cauthron in Hatton, Arkansas. Lee was a man of God, always willing to share his faith and reach the lost and point them to Christ. Lee was a ...

  • 8 August

    Jettie “Arlene” Faulkner Johnson

    Jettie “Arlene” Faulkner Johnson, age 90 from Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 while residing at the Peachtree Assisted Living Home in Mena, Arkansas. Arlene was born on May 12, 1928 in Hartley, Arkansas. Her parents were Daniel George Washington Faulkner and Martha Viola McCauley Faulkner Evans. Stepfather Homer Evans. She had one brother William Lewis Faulkner. Arlene ...

  • 8 August

    Carey Pat Carmack

    Mr. Carey Pat Carmack age 65, of Oden, Arkansas passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 in Oden. Carey Pat was born November 1, 1952 in Oden, Arkansas to the late Monroe Carmack and the late Dorothy Aylor Carmack.  Carey Pat worked for the United States Forest Service.  Carey Pat loved prospecting for crystals anywhere he could find them.  Carey Pat also enjoyed fishing ...

  • 1 August

    Eddie Marie Gentry

    Eddie Marie Gentry, age 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 30 th , 2018, at her home in Mt. Ida, Arkansas.  She was born September 9 th , 1935, in Potter, AR, to Arthur and Edna Lee (Smith) Sharp. She attended school in Alder Springs, AR.  Growing up as the oldest of 6 siblings, and being the only daughter, ...

July, 2018

  • 30 July

    Nancy E. Hammond

    Nancy E. Hammond, 82, of Oden, AR passed away July 27, 2018 in Mena, AR surrounded by her family that she loved dearly. She was born December 27, 1935 in Tampa, Florida to the late Henry and Lucille Frink Laird. She is preceded in death by both her parents, 2 brothers Harry Laird and Bob Laird, a sister Jeanette Sickafus, ...

  • 27 July

    Richard L. Hart

    Mr. Richard L. Hart age 79 of Mena passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. Mr Hart was born on June 29, 1939 in Fallen, Nevada to the late Joseph William Hart and the late Leora James Reed Flowers. He was married to Sandra Gail Hart for 56 wonderful years. During his young life and schooling, he lived ...

  • 27 July


    James Michael Pomraning, age 38, of Mena, Arkansas, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Mena. He was born on Monday, December 3, 1979 to James Ronald Pomraning and Carol Ann Smith in Shreveport, Louisiana. James liked to listen to classic rock music and was talented at drawing as well as writing short stories. He enjoyed spending time with his friends ...

  • 26 July

    Earl Dean “Tuffy” Page

    Mr. Earl Dean “Tuffy” Page age 76 of Shawnee, Oklahoma formerly of Smithville, Oklahoma passed away Monday, July 23, 2018 in Oklahoma. He was born on November 21, 1942 in Smithville, Oklahoma to the late Luther Page and Roma Lee Rigsby Page. Tuffy was married to Correne Page.  He was a truck driver by profession all his life. Tuffy also enjoyed ...