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June, 2017

  • 26 June

    Ronald Leroy Collins

    Ronald Leroy Collins, age 76, of Mena, Arkansas died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at home. He was born on Saturday, November 9, 1940 to Albert J. and Nova Trecia Stroud Collins in Coffeyville, Kansas. Ronald attended the Christ Episcopal Church in Mena and was a former Senior Warden. He was a decorated Veteran serving 22 years in the United States ...

  • 23 June

    Virginia Pauline Ferguson

    Virginia Pauline Ferguson, age 95, of Mena, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Mena Regional Health System.  She was born on Monday, January 9, 1922 to James Clarence and Mary Jewell Garrison McMellon in Baker Springs, Arkansas. Virginia was a member of the Salem Baptist Church for seventy years and served as church secretary and Sunday school teacher. She ...

  • 19 June

    Garland Wayne Ford, Jr.

    Garland Wayne Ford Jr., age 59, of Mena, Arkansas died Monday, June 19, 2017 at his home. He was born on Sunday, September 22, 1957 to Garland W. and Arrita Martin Ford in DeQueen, Arkansas. Garland was of the Protestant faith and a United States Army veteran who was head of the motor pool during the Vietnam War.  He went to computer ...

  • 13 June

    Kathryn Robb Lawry

    Kathryn Robb Lawry, age 88, of Dallas, Texas passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017in Texas. She was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on July 19, 1928 to the late Harry Taft Robb and the late Gladys Moore Robb. She was married to Lloyd Lowry until his death.  Kathryn worked for the Irving Public Library for many years and finally retired from Goodyear. ...

  • 13 June

    Marvin Junior Wolfenbarger

    Marvin Junior Wolfenbarger, age 85, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on Thursday, May 12, 1932 to Marvin Driggers and Pearl Leona Foster in Eagleton, Arkansas. Marvin served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He believed in setting goals in life and he achieved them. One of Marvin’s passions ...

  • 13 June

    Paul Rose

    Paul Rose, age 77, of Mena, Arkansas died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Hot Springs National Park Medical Center. He was born on Sunday, July 16, 1939 to Guy Lloyd and Grace Eleanor Hathaway Rose in Baker, Arkansas. Paul was a true man of God with faithfulness to his Lord, family, and others he met on a daily basis; ...

  • 13 June

    Danny R. Potter

    Danny R. Potter, age 66, retired Safety Instructor, Valaro Oil Refinery, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. Visitation 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 13. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 14, both at Broadway Mortuary, Wichita, Kansas. Graveside service 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 15, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hatfield, AR. Preceded in death by parents, Frank Potter and Betty Evans; ...

  • 13 June

    Clifton “Dale” Newsom

    Clifton “Dale” Newsom, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Mena. Dale was born in Acorn, Arkansas on March 20, 1934 to the late Clyde Newsom and the late Rena Anderson Newsom. He was married to Mary Huff Newsom until her death and was in the logging business.  Dale enjoyed the outdoors, cutting wood, and gardening. He enjoyed ...

  • 13 June

    Randall R. Masters

    Randall R. Masters, Jr., age 56, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Ft. Smith. Randall was born in West Stewartstown, New Hampshire on January 29, 1961 to Randall Ray Masters, Sr. and Judy Washburn Masters. He was an avid fisherman, enjoying just being on or around the water.  Randall was a member of CMA at one ...

  • 13 June

    Roy Glenn Martin

    Roy Glenn Martin, age 76, of Hatfield, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at home.  He was born on Sunday, December 28, 1941 to Orvis Elmo and Ruby Cleo Almonrode Martin in Mena, Arkansas. Roy worked as a brick layer for forty years. His kids and family were most important to him. Roy enjoyed river fishing, raising his Cur squirrel dogs, ...