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June, 2017

  • 13 June

    L.J. Hobbs

    L.J. Hobbs, age 81, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday June 10, 2017 in Mena. L.J. was born in Santa Maria, California on February 25, 1936 to the late George Hobbs and Myrtle Launders Hobbs. He proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard. He was married to Evelyn O. Hobbs his wife of 40 years. Together they ...

  • 10 June

    Opal Kabel

    Opal Kabel, age 86, of Hatfield, died Saturday, June 3, 2017 at home.  She was born on Tuesday, July 15, 1930 to John Edgar and Stella Blevins Medlen in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Opal loved traveling to different states with her husband and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She worked for over 30 years at the Oak Glen ...

  • 7 June

    Francis Lillian “Frankye” Woodruff

    Francis Lillian “Frankye” Woodruff passed Thursday, May 25, 2017.  She was born July 15, 1931.  She was preceded in death by husband Ken, mother Lola Brewer, and father C.D. Shores.  She is survived by her sister Gayle Kick, her daughters Barbara and Cindy, and her sons Casey and Todd.  She left ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Frankye’s life saw her call “home” in such ...

  • 7 June

    Maurice Benny Table

    Maurice Benny Tabler, age 81, of Board Camp, Arkansas died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at his home. He was born on Tuesday, February 18, 1936 to Rupert and Beatrice Teel Tabler in Atlanta, Texas. Maurice served proudly in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged.  Helping and serving others gave him so much enjoyment ...

  • 7 June

    Ruth Maxine Stokes

    Ruth Maxine Stokes, age 95, of Booneville, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 in Booneville. She was born on July 19, 1921 in Malvern, Arkansas to the late Greg Porterfield and the late Esther Ellis Porterfield. Ruth was a work-aholic and was part of the first group of women to work in the lumbermill, in Longview, Washington.  Also one ...

  • 7 June

    Ray B. Stanley

    Ray B. Stanley, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Ray B. was born in Electra, Texas on December 25, 1943 to the late Ray B. Stanley, Sr., and the late Victoria Louise “MaMaw” Jordan Stanley. He was happily married to Vicki Stanley for almost forty years.  For a majority of his life, he ...

  • 7 June

    Otto Mueller

    Mr. Otto Mueller, age 86, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Mena. Mr. Mueller was born in Langen, Germany on November 13, 1930 to the late Peter Mueller and the late Agnes Mueller. He was married to Dina Edrolin Mueller and was a Taxidermy / Preparator by profession. Otto enjoyed many things such as fishing, hunting, ...

May, 2017

  • 31 May

    Stanley Michael Dickison

    Stanley Michael Dickison, age 61, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Stanley was born on July 21, 1955 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late Sheryl D. Dickison and the late Verba Lee Pate Dickison.  He was a devoted man to his family and loved his cats, especially Booger. Stanley enjoyed gardening, old Mopars, drag ...

  • 31 May

    Doyle Wayne Cook

    Doyle Wayne Cook, age 67, of Talihina, Oklahoma, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Poteau, Oklahoma. Doyle Wayne was born in Mena, Arkansas on November 8, 1947 to Lewis Elvoy Cook and Elizabeth Susanna Brock Cook.  He graduated from Wickes High School in Wickes, Arkansas and was a veteran of Vietnam. Doyle was a very special, kind, and generous person, ...

  • 24 May

    Phillip Stanley Speer

    Phillip Stanley Speer, age 61, of Mena, died Sunday, May 14, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on Wednesday, April 4, 1956 to Glynn Roe and Hazel Marie Chapman Speer in Texarkana, Arkansas. Phillip graduated from Liberty Eylau High School in Texarkana, Texas, in 1974. He received his Bachelor’s of Science in Forestry from ...