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February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Erna D. Hertzog

    Mrs. Erna D. Hertzog, age 95, of Mena passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas. Erna was born on April 5, 1921 in Germany to the late Heinerich Doench and the late Hulda Doench. She lived in Polk County for 9 years and was an American citizen. Erna enjoyed a full life taking care of her family and ...

  • 27 February

    Faye Brewer

    Faye Brewer, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas died Friday, February 24, 2017 at Rich Mountain Nursing Home. She was born on Wednesday, January 6, 1937 to Robert Edward and Effie Isabelle Ridge Lawrence in Shady, Arkansas. Faye’s personal philosophy of life was to do what sits well with your soul. She attended the Salem Baptist Church and enjoyed her Ladies Sunday school ...

  • 24 February

    J.L. “Hoot” Johnson

    J.L. “Hoot” Johnson, age 82, of Watson, Oklahoma died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena. He was born on Thursday, March 1, 1934 to Jess Leon and Nina Mary Ladd Johnson in Watson, Oklahoma. Hoot attended the Cove First Baptist Church. His life was guided by what was most important to him, his wife, ...

  • 24 February

    Lanny Lee Brummel

    Lanny Lee Brummel, age 75, of Hatfield, Arkansas died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at home. He was born on Wednesday, April 9, 1941 to Gilbert and Roberta Wade Brummel in Ottawa, Kansas. Lanny was a proud U.S. Marine, who served during Vietnam War, as well as a member of the American Legion and Free Masons. He spent thirty years as ...

  • 22 February

    Imogene Taylor Maechler & Richard Vincent Morris Maechler

    Imogene Taylor Maechler, age 85, passed in her home with her family by her side on February 19, 2017.  She was born in Bolivar, Tennessee on March 26, 1931 to the late Rainey Columbus Taylor and Mittie Ann Roberts Taylor. She was a Godly woman who dedicated her life to God pastoring The Whole Council of God Church, Inc. for ...

  • 20 February

    Deborah Ann Hendricks Pierce

    Deborah Ann Hendricks Pierce, age 66, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family, on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Born in Fort Lee, VA, on June 14, 1950, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Patsy Hendricks. Mrs. Pierce touched countless lives throughout her career as a teacher. She taught all ages, including Kindergarten classes at ...

  • 20 February

    Peggy Louise Williamson Johnson

    Peggy Louise Williamson Johnson, age 90, of Mena passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Mt. Ida, Arkansas. Peggy was born August 13, 1926 in Cimarron, Kansas to the late Eugene Williamson and the late Florence Bates Williamson. She was married to the late Thomas Johnson and worked in the clerical field as a profession. Peggy was a member of ...

  • 20 February

    Bonnie Harrison

    Mrs. Bonnie Harrison, age 83 of Mena, left this world, to be with her Lord and Savior, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home. Bonnie was born March 25, 1933 in Tribby, Oklahoma to the late H.E. and Cora Bissell. She was married to the late Clifford Harrison and was a loving housewife. Bonnie worked as a retail cashier for ...

  • 16 February

    Billy Wayne Blanton

    Billy Wayne Blanton, age 82, of Mena, died Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Friday, November 9, 1934 to Samuel Houston and Susie Elzora Brock Blanton in Vandervoort, Arkansas. Billy was a professional musician most of his life. He was a country western singer and received the Key to the City of Mena ...

  • 15 February

    David Edward Frachiseur

    Mr. David Edward Frachiseur, age 70, a resident of Grannis, Arkansas, passed from this life, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at his home in Grannis. He was born to Math Christopher and Rena Elizabeth Reid Frachiseur on January 28, 1947 in Grannis. He married the love of his life, Elizabeth Ann Bismark on August 25, 1967 at the Wickes Methodist Church ...