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July, 2013

  • 29 July

    Mary A. Wheeler Duncan

    Mary A. Wheeler Duncan, age 64, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, July 26, 2013 in Mena. She was born August 20, 1948 in Mesquite, Texas to the late William Wheeler and the late Mamie Downs Wheeler. She was married to the late Lonny Duncan and was a certified nursing assistant by profession. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, ...

  • 27 July

    Mary Jo Rogers

    Mary Jo Rogers, 81, of Texarkana, Texas, died Friday, July 12, 2013 in a local retirement center. Mrs. Rogers was born April 7, 1932 in Hatfield, Arkansas. She was a retired bookkeeper; a member of Beech Street First Baptist Church; a line dance instructor, and leader of the spice dancers, and a lifetime Texas High Tiger Booster. She was preceded ...

  • 27 July

    Darius Reed Burton

    Darius Reed Burton, age 17, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Mena. He was born on Wednesday, June 26, 1996 to Colleen Ann Burton Lee in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Darius had a great smile and a wonderful personality that would light up any room he entered. He cared about his family deeply and loved them unconditionally.  Darius started ...

  • 27 July

    Reggie Cook

    Reggie Cook, age 50, of Oden, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Oden. He was born January 8, 1963 in Hillsborough County, Florida to the late Leo Reginald Cook and the late Mary Ann Sims Cook. He was united in marriage to Mary Banta. He was a cattle farmer by trade and was a loving husband, father, brother, and friend. ...

  • 27 July

    Dola Mae Head

    Dola Mae Head, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Mena. She was born July 15, 1940 to the late Charlie Bolton and the late Annie Crabtree Bolton. She was united in marriage to Jerry head. Mrs. Head was a furniture retailer and was owner and operator of Dola’s Furniture in Acorn. She was also a member of ...

  • 27 July

    Raymond Dale Hooper

    Raymond Dale Hooper, age 86, of Ink, Arkansas died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Thursday, September 16, 1926 to Willie Wayne and Eliza Lott Hooper in Mena, Arkansas. Raymond was a true man of God and served his Lord with all his heart. He served in the Gideon Ministry for 56 ...

  • 27 July

    “D.J.” Donald Joe Miner

    “D.J.” Donald Joe Miner, age 52, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Little Rock. He was born May 9, 1961 to the late Buddy Miner and Faye Brewer Miner. He was united in marriage to Patricia Cook.  D.J. was a heavy machine operator in the construction business and was of the Baptist faith. He was also ...

  • 27 July

    Frances Ellen Ferguson Swycaffer

    Frances Ellen Ferguson Swycaffer, age 56 of Spring Valley, California passed away Friday, July 12, 2013 in La Mesa, California. She was born November 1, 1956 in the City of Mena, County of Polk, Arkansas to the late Fred Ferguson and the late Mildred Morris Beard.  She was an in-home nurses’ aid and a homemaker. She was a loving mother, ...

  • 26 July

    Florence Lillian Studebaker Husted

    Florence Lillian Studebaker Husted, age 92, of Elwell, Michigan, died Friday, June 14, 2013 at Mena Regional Health System in Mena, Arkansas.  She was born on Sunday, July 18, 1920 to Alonzo LeRoy and Fanny Campbell Studebaker in Alma, Michigan. Florence was a wife and mother above all else.  She loved her children and made sure that their every need ...

  • 26 July

    Dosha Bea Tilley

    Our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend Dosha Bea Tilley of Hatfield, Arkansas passed from this life into her eternal rest on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013. She entered into this world to the family of Jesse Stricklin and Retha Williams Stricklin on March 28th, 1929 in Hodgens, Oklahoma. One of five children born to this union, Dosha learned ...