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September, 2016

  • 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, ...

August, 2016

  • 29 August

    Curtis Daniel Yates

    Curtis Daniel Yates, age 42, of Mena, Arkansas died Sunday, August 28, 2016 at his home.  He was born on Tuesday, June 25, 1974 to Hershel H. Yates Jr. and Betty Jane Hendrick Yates Pate in Springfield, Missouri. Curtis graduated from Mena High School in 1992.  He enjoyed the outdoors and going hunting and fishing.  He was a carpenter by ...

  • 23 August

    Lyle McBee

    Lyle McBee, age76, of Mena, Arkansas died, Friday, August 19, 2016 at the Mena Regional Health System in Mena.  He was born on Sunday, November 19, 1939 to Lyle McBee Jr. and Verla McBee in St. Louis, Missouri. Lyle was a devoted husband and loved his family very much.  He attended St. Agnes Catholic Church with his wife, Maria.  Lyle ...

  • 22 August

    Graham Taylor Hennings

    Funeral Services for Graham Taylor Hennings, age 16 months, who entered into rest August 9, 2016, were conducted Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock from Stevens Creek Church. Dr. Marty Baker officiating. Interment in Sunset Memory Gardens. Graham Hennings was diagnosed at six months old with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1, but with the love, care and support of his family ...

  • 18 August

    Daniel “Dan” R. Parmenter

    Daniel “Dan” R. Parmenter was the most vibrantly alive person anyone could know, overflowing with energy, fearless ability, raw strength and crazy humor. Dan left us on August 17, 2016 at age 50 which was quite a feat given that he believed that he wasn’t going to live past 30 due to his racy lifestyle as a motorcycling chick magnet, ...

  • 18 August

    Gene McKinney Shuttlesworth

    Gene McKinney Shuttlesworth, age 84, of Mena, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at her home.  She was born on Friday, March 11, 1932 to Michael and Helen Perry McKinney in Edinburg, Texas. Gene excelled in everything she accomplished; she was a high school English teacher, a caseworker for the retired senior volunteer program, an accomplished musician, decorator/designer, genealogist and pencil ...

  • 16 August

    Christine Diane Reed Hahn

    Christine Diane Reed Hahn, age 64, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 in Mena. Christine was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 15, 1952 to Terrence Reed and the late Loretta Smith Reed. She was born into a large family and had a large family of her own. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, ...

  • 15 August

    Jess Wallace (Dick) Buck

    Jess Wallace (Dick) Buck, age 90, of Mena, passed away August 10, 2016, at the Veterans Center in Talihina, Oklahoma. He was born on March 20, 1926, in Alf, Arkansas, and lived at Old Forrester, Arkansas, until joining the U.S. Navy. He lived many years in Oregon where he had a trucking business before retiring and moving to Mena. He ...

  • 13 August

    Dwayne Morris

    A Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Dwayne Morris will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the Hugo Agri-Plex, with Pastor Dean Young officiating. Dwayne passed away Thursday, August 11, 2016, in Mena, AR, at the age of 52. Dwayne was born October 7, 1963, in Hugo, OK, to Bud and Barbara Morris. Dwayne was ...

  • 12 August

    Christie Mae Pollard

    Christie Mae Pollard, 37, of Broken Bow, OK passed away August 10, 2016 in Paris, TX. She was born May 15, 1979 in Mena, AR the daughter of Dale and Revena Mae (Hunkapillar) Pollard. Christie enjoyed hunting, fishing, arrowhead hunting, being in the outdoors and spending time with her nieces and nephews. Christie leaves to cherish her memory; one sister, ...