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August, 2020

  • 12 August

    Glenda LaRue Renfo Hastey

    Glenda LaRue Renfro Hastey passed from this life on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at home surrounded by her family. She was married to Kenneth Earl Hastey for 57 years before his passing in 2018. Glenda was born October 7, 1938 in Littlefield, Texas to Norman Thomas Renfro and Pauline Juanita Tyler Renfro. She grew up in Littlefield and worked alongside ...

  • 12 August

    Shari Ladell Breaux

    Shari Ladell Breaux, age 58, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at her home. She was born on Sunday, November 3, 1961 to Billie Lynn and Julia Marie Smith Meador in Pasadena, Texas. Shari believed in the Lord and was a good Christian woman. She spent her life taking care of her family and providing them with a ...

  • 5 August

    Gladys Georgia Denton

    Gladys Georgia Denton, age 96, of Potter, Arkansas died Friday, July 31, 2020 at the Mena Regional Health System. She was born on Friday, February 22, 1924 to Johnathan Brack and Myrtle Watkins Walston in Mena, Arkansas. Gladys loved her family and spending time with them and spoiling her grandchildren.  She was a founding member of the Bethel Baptist Church ...

  • 5 August

    Juanita June Wiles

    Juanita June Wiles, age 87, of Mena Arkansas, went home to be with her Lord Wednesday, July 29, 2020. She was born on June 17, 1933 to Dessie Ketner Nolen and Ernest “Shorty” Nolen in Three Rivers, Texas in Live Oak County. She lived a long, happy enriched life here on this earth. She retired as Polk County Treasurer after ...

  • 5 August

    Mrs. Faye “Tina” Collins Brock

    Mrs. Faye “Tina” Collins Brock, age 66, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 in Horatio. She was born on July 28, 1953 in Broken Bow, Oklahoma to the late John Lewis Collins and Faye L. (Walker) Collins. Tina was united in marriage to the late Charles Brock and was a homemaker. She loved cooking and baking and ...

July, 2020

  • 29 July

    Don Webb

    Don Webb, age 83, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at his home in Watson, Oklahoma. He was born on July 1, 1937 in Smithville, Oklahoma,  to Daniel Calvin Webb and Leona Ophelia Burrow Webb. Don was raised in the Hochatown area and was the valedictorian of his Eagletown High School graduating class. He married his wife Karen on ...

  • 29 July

    Sandra Kay Yahn

    Sandra Kay Yahn, age 75 of Mena, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord Friday, July 24, 2020 in Texarkana, Texas. She was born June 11, 1945 to the late Harold and Beulah Jones. She was born in Dennison, Texas and lived the remainder of her life in Mena, Arkansas. Sandy is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, ...

  • 29 July

    Mr. Sam J. Varner

    Mr. Sam J. Varner, age 89, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020 in Mena. Mr. Varner was born on December 30, 1930 in Hatfield, Arkansas to Earl and Pearl Varner. He was a graduate of Hatfield High School and served his country in the United States Army. He was elected Polk County Judge, a member of the ...

  • 29 July

    Mary Jane Reynolds

    Mary Jane Reynolds, of Mena, fought a brave battle against cancer. Surrounded by loved ones, Mary passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home. Mary Reynolds was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Aug. 11, 1951. Mary and her husband, Larry Reynolds were residents of Mena. She enjoyed working in their yard, attending to their home and spending time ...

  • 29 July

    Mrs. Imo Yvonne Tibbs Little

    Mrs. Imo Yvonne Tibbs Little, age 82, of Atchison, Kansas passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 in Atchison. Mrs. Little was born March 4, 1938 in Mena, Arkansas to Loyed and Martha Tibbs. Imo loved to sew for her family. She was a perfectionist in everything she did. She often made favorite treats when the grandkids came around. She was ...