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July, 2018

  • 25 July

    Dola Malesia Patten Head

    Dola Malesia Patten Head, age 98, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Mena. She was born October 11, 1919 in Bolivar, Missouri to the late Zenith Patten and the late Susie Isabel Perdue Patten.  She was united in marriage on May 19, 1937 in Waldron, Arkansas to the late Mayo William Head.  She worked for the Renova Shirt ...

  • 25 July

    Carol Cunningham Richmond

    Mrs. Carol Cunningham Richmond age 69 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Mrs. Richmond was born on September 21, 1948 in American Fork, Utah and was the daughter of the late Marion Eugene Cunningham and Lois Marie Woods Cunningham. She was a devoted wife to Mr. William “Bill” Richmond for 43 wonderful years. ...

  • 25 July

    Tuffy McConnell

    Tuffy McConnell, age 79, of Mena, Arkansas, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the family farm in Mena. He was born on Tuesday, July 18, 1939 to Charley and Bertha May Casey McConnell in Henrietta, Oklahoma. Tuffy believed family came first and was always there for them. He loved to talk and never met a stranger. He was a drywall ...

  • 25 July

    Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster

    Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster, age 100, of Mena passed from this earth on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  She was born on February 9, 1918, in Lake Charles, LA, to Genevieve Jonte Davis and Leslie Lee Davis.  She was married to James Lee Lancaster on May 19, 1940. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Eloise Pickel, and ...

  • 20 July

    Governor Readis Horn Jr.

    Governor “Readis” Horn, Jr. passed peacefully from this life surrounded by family and stepped into heaven on July 17, 2018 at the age of 86. On January 27, 1932, Governor Readis Horn, Jr. was born in Belmont, Louisiana to Clara Skinner Horn and Governor Readis Horn, Sr. He spent his early years fox hunting with his father and tussling with ...

  • 20 July

    Elizabeth Ann Prewitt

    Elizabeth Ann Prewitt age 57, of Hooks, Texas passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Texarkana, Texas. Elizabeth was born on December 25, 1960 in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Morris Ferguson and the late Jessie Bingham Ferguson.  She was happily married for 38 years to David Prewitt until his passing. Elizabeth was a very talented master seamstress. She did the ...

  • 16 July

    Sidney Romine

    Sidney Romine, age 77, of Hatfield, Arkansas, died Monday, July 9, 2018 at home.  He was born on Tuesday, August 20, 1940 to Sid Aaron and Dollie Hopper Romine in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Sidney was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam era stationed in Germany. He was baptized in Cow Creek in Oklahoma as a ...

  • 16 July

    Donna Lynne Grisham Faulkner

    Mrs. Donna Lynne Grisham Faulkner age 54, Huntsville, Alabama formerly of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Alabama. Donna was born on May 13, 1964 in Endicott, New York to Ira Grisham and Eloise Hardin Grisham. She was married to James R. “Bobby” Faulkner for 35 years and was a loving and thoughtful homemaker. Donna was a ...

  • 16 July

    Kenneth Beek

    Kenneth Beek, Sr. age 72, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Dierks, Arkansas. Mr. Beek was born in Biddeford, Maine on April 1, 1946 to Borden Hart Beek and Louise Young Beek. He attended schools in Kennebunk, Maine and moved to Mena, Arkansas in 2010.  He was happily married Brenda Cline Beek.  He proudly served his country in ...

  • 16 July

    Mr. John Thomas Stroud

    Mr. John Thomas Stroud, age 78, of Mena, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his home. He was born December 13, 1939 in Hatton, Arkansas to the late Marshall Stroud and the late Lorene Broach Stroud.  He was happily married for 53 years to the late Vera Dottie Blackwood Stroud.  John was a generous, hardworking machine operator in the lumber industry.  He ...