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February, 2018

  • 12 February

    Mary Sue Varner

    Mary Sue Varner, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas, went to her heavenly home Friday, February 9, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas She was born on January 15, 1938 in Mena, Arkansas to Homer Meridieth and Iona Medford Meridieth. Mary Sue was happily married to Sam Varner. She worked as secretary for TC Masters Cable Company and retired from Beasley Wood Funeral ...

  • 12 February

    Patricia Louise Lawry

    Patricia Louise Lawry, age 84, of Mena, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born on Wednesday, January 10, 1934, to Phillip Morris and Laura Louise Houseman Payne in Palo Alto, California. Patricia spent her life serving God and others. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from Madison College and ...

  • 12 February

    Joseph “Ricky” Fletcher

    Joseph “Ricky” Fletcher, age 64, of Heavener, Oklahoma, died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Heavener Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Friday, April 17, 1953 to Joseph Bernard Ledet and Imogene Williams Fletcher in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ricky lived in Muse, Oklahoma for many years of his life and then moved to different parts of Oklahoma. He enjoyed spending ...

  • 5 February

    Noah Medford, Jr.

    Noah Medford, Jr., age 74, of Board Camp, died Monday, February 5, 2018 at his son’s home in Mena. He was born on Saturday, December 11, 1943 to Noah Sr. and Lucille Keech Medford in Board Camp, Arkansas. Noah was a man who loved his family and spending time with children and grandchildren, for they were his pride and joy. He enjoyed ...

  • 5 February

    Neal Joel Johnson

    Neal Joel Johnson, age 57, of Mena, died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at his home. He was born on Friday, December 16, 1960 to Herbert Andrew Johnson and Melva Juanita Freeze Johnson in New Iberia, Louisiana. Neal was a humble man and served Jehovah over 40 years as a minister as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He loved serving God alongside ...

  • 1 February

    John Scott

    John Scott, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. John was born on July 28, 1944 in Bradshaw, West Virginia to Chester Scott and Minnie Gillespie Scott. He was married to Linda Sue Hensley Scott for fifty one years. He worked in Tool and Die man as a machinist by profession. John ...

January, 2018

  • 31 January

    Violette Kathleen Barrick

    Violette Kathleen Barrick, age 87 of Mena, Arkansas, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Mena. She was born on October 13, 1930 in Brea, California to Roy C. Austin and Thelma Irene Tidwell. She was happily married for 54 years to Emmit Barrick and enjoyed being a loving homemaker. Kathleen enjoyed watching old western movies and ...

  • 31 January

    Mark Alan Lazarus

    Mark Alan Lazarus, age 55, of Acorn, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at his home. He was born on Wednesday, August 8, 1962 to Leeman Don and Beverly Ann Richardson in Lubbock, Texas. Mark loved photography, taking nature pictures, glamour shots and all other types of subjects.  He worked many years for Mena Public Schools as a bus driver. Mark was ...

  • 31 January

    Bexley Divina White

    Infant Bexley Divina White, daughter of Michael Ray White and Alissa Cheyenne White, passed away January 29, 2018 in Mena. Bexley united the family with a tremendous amount of joy for the last nine months. Bexley has a large caring family that awaited the arrival of this sweet “Angel” and will be dearly missed by all. She is survived by ...

  • 23 January

    William Robert Harvey

    William Robert Harvey, age 65, of Cherry Hill, died Monday, January 22, 2018 at the Mena Regional Health System.  He was born on Tuesday, December 9, 1952 to Earl Edwards and Frances Marie Harvey in Mena. William was a Godly man, and a member of the Acorn Baptist Church. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam ...