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May, 2020

  • 6 May

    Johnny Ray Brown Jr.

    Johnny Ray Brown Jr., age 42 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Oklahoma. He was born August 31, 1977 in Durant, Oklahoma, to Johnny Ray brown Sr. and Phyllis Lyons Floyd. Johnny enjoyed fishing and being outdoors. He also enjoyed eating, making people laugh, and just being goofy, but most of all, loved his family and ...

April, 2020

  • 29 April

    Deane Forrest Schuller

    Deane Forrest Schuller, age 88, of Mena was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on June 25, 1931 to John William and Celia Hana Cox Schuller. He was the seventh child of a family of nine. Deane and his family lived in Minnesota and Illinois before moving to Fennimore, Wisconsin. He worked after school at the Gamble Store and later at ...

  • 29 April

    Mr. Norman Manson

    Mr. Norman Manson, age 84, of Mena passed away Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the Montgomery County Nursing Home in Mt. Ida, AR. Norman was born on August 27, 1935 in Wooster, Ohio. He served our country proudly in the United States Navy. Norman was also a member of the Elks for over 40 years. His greatest love was his ...

  • 29 April

    Travis Earl Davis

    Travis Earl Davis, age 50 of Mena, AR, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 in Mena. Travis was born March 5, 1970 in Mena to Herman and Pauline Davis. He was married to Mary Davis until her passing. Travis worked as an aircraft detailer for Crider Aircraft in Mena. He loved deer hunting, fishing, and Arkansas basketball. Travis will be ...

  • 29 April

    Dr.Richard Carver

    Dr.Richard Carver, age 80 of Mena, Arkansas passed away April 22, 2020 at his home. Rick was born March 28, 1940 in Mena, Arkansas to Richard Addison Carver and Frances Finks Carver. He grew up in Mena but was a 1958 graduate of Lake Village High School, as his parents moved there for a short time. Rick grew up in ...

  • 22 April

    Janice Elaine Pace Barrett

    Janice Elaine Pace Barrett, age 76, of Vandervoort, AR passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2020 in Mena. She was born August 31, 1943 in Gladewater, TX. Elaine was a graduate of Arlington High School in Arlington, TX in 1961. She attended LPN School at Henderson County Jr. College in Athens, Texas and she completed her RN degree at El Centro ...

  • 22 April

    Nature Alexander Brown

    Nature Alexander Brown, born September 30, 2005 to Rodney and Paula Brown, peacefully passed away April 15, 2020 at the age of 14 years. He was well liked by everyone that knew him and will be greatly missed. He loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Also loved spending time at Papaw and Nana’s house. He is survived by his parents ...

  • 22 April

    Edward Jacob Vartanian

    Edward Jacob Vartanian, age 71 of Cove, AR passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in Hot Springs. He was born December 31, 1948 in Fresno, California to the late Edward Hagop Vartanian and Lidia Bell Jones Vartanian. Ed was an avid trout fisherman and loved spending his time on the water. He also enjoyed playing golf and was a collector ...

  • 15 April

    Alice Lou Rena Bates Keener

    Alice Lou Rena Bates Keener She was born March 20, 1937, to be a caregiver, a nurse, a servant.  Her parents named her Alice, which means noble and kind. Raised in humble conditions along the Caddo River, she was the middle child of 6 girls and 1 boy.  When she was a young girl, her father died suddenly.  Her older ...

  • 15 April

    Mrs. Melva Verna Hestand Kincaid

    Mrs. Melva Verna Hestand Kincaid, age 83, of Mena passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Melva was born November 29, 1936 in O’Donnell, Texas to the late Kelly Hestand and Effie Anders Hestand. Mrs. Kincaid was married to the love of her life Charles Robert Kincaid for 64 years until his passing ...