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April, 2016

  • 4 April

    Ricky Looney

    Ricky Looney, age 58, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016 in Mena. Ricky was born to the late James Looney and the late Louise Egger Looney on July 26, 1957 in Mena, Arkansas. He was married to Cindy Looney for 38 years. Ricky worked for 32 years as a heavy equipment operator for Polk County Road Department ...

March, 2016

  • 29 March

    Margaret Bistrican Isaac

    Margaret Bistrican Isaac, age 95, of Mena, died Thursday, March 24, 2016 at Mena Regional Health System in Mena.  She was born on Tuesday, March 8, 1921 to Joseph and Mary (Pitak) Bistrican in East Chicago, Indiana. Margaret loved life and always trusted the Lord.  She was a member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church in Mena and served many ...

  • 29 March

    Leland Wood

    Leland Wood, age 87 of Cove, Arkansas died, Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Mena.  He was born on July 30, 1928 to Clarence William and Lena May Query Wood in Bourbon County, Kansas. Leland served his country proudly in the United States Army during World War II. He was a hard worker who took pride and enjoyment in his work. He ...

  • 28 March

    Sue Tabler

    Sue Tabler, age 68, of Board Camp, died Monday, March 21, 2016 at CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs AR. She was born on Sunday, November 16, 1947 to Thurman Luther and Pena Anderson Scott in Columbia, Louisiana. Sue loved life and enjoyed helping others. She worked the majority of her life as a Registered Nurse in Arkansas and in ...

  • 24 March

    Roy Lee Dollarhyde

    Roy Lee Dollarhyde, age 60, of Mena went to his heavenly home March 21, 2016 in Mena. Roy was born in Pryor, Oklahoma on November 25, 1955 to the late Roy Lee Dollarhyde, Sr. and Dorothy Russelll Dollarhyde.  He was married to Susan Clement Dollarhyde for 41 years and was in the logging business.  Roy was a straight shooter kind ...

  • 21 March

    Bill Lauck Wood

    Bill Lauck Wood, born November 8, 1926 in Mena, Arkansas passed away peacefully at his home on March 18, 2016.  Bill was a devoted and loving father, son, brother, husband, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed by, his family, his friends, his co-workers, and fellow Razorback fans.  He grew up in Mena, Arkansas and in Wasco, California as ...

  • 20 March

    Robert Wayne Davis

    Robert Wayne Davis, age 67, of Mena passed away March 18, 2016 in Mena. Robert was born in Houston, Texas on August 14, 1948 to the late Norman Robert Davis and the late Willie Bobbie Hicks. He was married to Mary Ellen Doherty Davis for 47 years.  Robert enjoyed being a Polk County Game Warden for 20 years. He enjoyed Casino ...

  • 20 March

    James Darrell Sanders

    James Darrell Sanders, age 20, a resident of Wickes, died Monday, March 14, 2016. He was born on June 15, 1995 to Clifford and Kelly Sanders in DeQueen, Arkansas. James is survived by a daughter, whom he loved deeply, Hailey Jade Sanders of Springdale, Washington; mother, Kelly James of Millford, New Hampshire; father and stepmom, Clifford and Mecca Sanders of Freeport, Texas; ...

  • 18 March

    Medina M. Tapley

    Medina M. Tapley, age 78, of Mena passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Mena. She was born on September 30, 1937 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to the late LeGrand A. Middleton and Margaret King Middleton.  Medina was united in marriage to the late Aubrey D. Tapley on October 10, 1964. She was known for her supporting role behind the ...

  • 15 March

    Mr. James Morgan Mitchell

    Mr. James Morgan Mitchell, age 92 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016 in Mena. He was born in Sandborn, Indiana on February 11, 1924 to the late Burt Mitchell and the late May Greene Mitchell.  He was married to Karen Kussman Knight Mitchell and worked in electronic technology for IBM by profession.  As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, ...