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July, 2020

  • 29 July

    James Archie Cline

    James Archie Cline, age 78, of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 in Mena. He was born to the late Jennings William Cline and the late Cora Dell Hoover Cline on November 14, 1941 in Holdenville, Oklahoma. He was united in marriage to the late Mavis Cline. Archie was a stone mason by profession and was a hard ...

  • 22 July

    Mary Helen Stalcup Valdois

    Mary Helen Stalcup Valdois, age 92, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born December 15, 1927 in Tennessee to the late Gerald and Lucille Stahlkuppe.  Mary was an Architect for Bowing Aircraft and she was a Captain of the Civil Air Patrol.  She hobbies included crocheting, fishing and she enjoyed talking ...

  • 22 July

    Mr. Joseph Raymond Fields, Jr.

    Mr. Joseph Raymond Fields, Jr., age 78, of Cove passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 in Waldron, Arkansas. Joseph was born in Bell, CA on January 22, 1942 to the late Joseph Raymond Fields, Sr., and the late Ella Mae Brown Fields. Joseph was married to his wife Mary Hurst Fields for 34 years. Mr. Fields was a mason by ...

  • 22 July

    Wanda May Thomas

    Wanda May Thomas, lovingly known as Penny, age 88 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Mena. She was born April 6, 1932 in Potter, Arkansas to the late Alvin Powell and Annie Horton Powell. Mrs. Thomas  loved to babysit in the 60’s and 70’s and later moved on to buying and selling at her flea market. ...

  • 22 July

    Barbara Hanks

    Barbara Hanks, age 73, of Poteau, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully at home with family and went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Barbara was born on June 3, 1947, in Mena, Arkansas, to the late Loyd Tibbs and Martha Burnette Tibbs.  She started working as a young girl in nursing, then she worked at US Motors in ...

  • 22 July

    Mr. Marvin Lee Fryar

    Mr. Marvin Lee Fryar, age 86, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 13, 2020 at his home. Marvin was born on December 15, 1933 in Mena to Simmon and Alice (Holiday) Fryar. He was a truck driver and loved to take walks around Janssen Park. He will be dearly missed. He is survived by: sons: Darrell Fryar and wife ...

  • 22 July

    Sidney Mills Miller, Jr.

    Sidney Mills Miller, Jr., age 92, of Mena, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born July 7, 1927 in Manistique, Michigan to the late Sidney Mills Miller, Sr. and the late Addie Mae Clark Miller.  He was united in marriage to Naomi Gagnon.  Mr. Miller served his country in the United ...

  • 15 July

    Mr. Mark Daniel Wiggins

    Mr. Mark Daniel Wiggins, age 53, of Mena passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Mark was born in Elkton, MD on August 13, 1966 to the late Lawrence Dean Wiggins and Mary Crothers Wiggins. Mr. Wiggins was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force. Mark enjoyed being outdoors, which was ...

  • 15 July

    Virgil A. Kaltenbach

    Virgil A. Kaltenbach, age 89, of Mena, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born November 27, 1930 in Travers City, Michigan to the late Fred Kaltenbach and Ella Kadlec Kaltenbach. He was united in marriage to Betty Sue Lawrence. Virgil’s occupation was a tree surgeon which he thoroughly enjoyed and did ...

  • 8 July

    Eula (Buzbee) Busby

    Eula (Buzbee) Busby, age 76 of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed from this life June 29, 2020 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Eula was born on January 12, 1944 in Wilcox County, GA to the late Robert Jefferson Harrell and Earline Young. Eula was married to Tex Busby, after only having one first date, for 59 years. She loved spending time with her ...