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March, 2017

  • 23 March

    Betty Steel Hardegree

    Betty Steel Hardegree, age 84, of Mena, Arkansas passed away at her home on Monday, March 20, 2017. She was born September 10, 1932 in Oklahoma City, to the late Robert Earl and Frances Boyce Steel. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Joe Hal Hardegree. In early 1960, Betty and Joe moved to Mena where ...

  • 23 March

    Brenda Nell Carter Robbins

    Brenda Nell Carter Robbins, age 66, of Alder Springs, died Monday, March 20, 2017 at her home. She was born on Monday, April 17, 1950 to Everett Vernon and Mary Lou Hunt Carter in Dumas, Texas. Brenda attended the Northside Church of Christ and taught Sunday school. She loved the Lord and went on mission trips to Honduras and Guatemala. Brenda spent thirty-eight ...

  • 23 March

    Bobby Alan Denton

    Bobby Alan Denton, age 69 of Old Potter, went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2017 surrounded by family and loved ones. He was born on November 2, 1947 to Alvin and Gladys Denton in Mena, Arkansas. Bob was a 1966 graduate of Hatfield High School. His sense of humor was evident even as a young man. In ...

  • 22 March

    Donald Lee Miller

    Donald Lee Miller, age 76, of Mena, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Thursday, November 14, 1940 to James Floyd and Elvira Golden Miller in Umpire, Arkansas. Donald loved life and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He served in the National Guard, was a member of the Elks ...

  • 17 March

    Scott Kelso

    Scott Kelso, age 95, of Mena, Arkansas died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Mena Manor in Mena. He was born on Saturday, December 24, 1921 to Charles Rufus and Sarah Elizabeth Damron Kelso in Mountainburg, Arkansas. Scott was a man of God, a member of Bible Believer’s Baptist Church, and an ordained Deacon of the Baptist faith. As a young man, he and ...

  • 17 March

    Elva Lou Frances Stewart Williams

    Elva Lou Frances Stewart Williams went to be with the Lord on March 15, 2017 just 5 days short of her 86th birthday.  She was born on Friday, March 20, 1931 to Ira and Laura Lou Duncan Stewart in Wickes, Arkansas. Elva loved the Lord, her family, and friends. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mena where ...

  • 17 March

    Raymond Hayward

    Raymond Hayward, age 80, of Big Fork died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs. He was born on Monday, October 19, 1936 to Robert and Nettie Addison Hayward in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Raymond was always a hard worker. He was the Fire Chief at Big Fork for twenty years as well as an active member ...

  • 13 March

    Doris Jean Smith

    Mrs. Doris Jean Smith, age 86, of Mena, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born March 16, 1930 in Opal, Arkansas to the late Jesse T. Holmes and the late Snow Louise Sherman Holmes. Mrs. Smith worked at Wal-Mart for many years. She loved baseball, was an avid Atlanta Braves fan, and enjoyed gardening. She ...

  • 13 March

    Ella Faye Fairless

    Ella Faye Fairless, age 78, of Smithville, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at her home. Ella Faye was born in Mesa, Arizona on April 24, 1938 to the late William “Bill” Harrison Gray and the late Frankie Glover. She was married to the late James Fairless. Ella Faye retired from Bell Helicopter, where she did bonding on helicopter ...

  • 12 March

    Carrie Pearl Golden Hoover

    Carrie Pearl Golden Hoover, age 87, of Mena, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas. Pearl was born on June 17, 1929 in Galena, Missouri to the late Walter Samuel Golden and the late Mattie Lee Roseman Golden. She was married to Doran Hoover until his death. She was a devoted mother with a big servant’s heart, helping ...