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September, 2014

  • 29 September

    Damion Evans Perales

    Damion Evans Perales, age 6, of Hatfield, Arkansas went to be with Jesus, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born January 8, 2008 in Russellville, Arkansas to Jessica Flatt Martin and Timothy Perales.  Damion was a very involved little boy, at Hatfield First Baptist with JAM (Jesus and Me), and singing in the Children’s Choir. Also ...

  • 29 September

    Dana Lou Hewitt

    Dana Lou Hewitt, age 87, of Mena, passed away Thursday, September 25, 2014 in Mena. She was born July 3, 1927 in Emory, Texas to the late Ambrose Porter and the late Frances Scott Porter.  She was united in marriage to the late Troy Allen for twenty-one years and the late Leonard Hewitt for twenty-one years.  Mrs. Hewitt loved scrap ...

  • 25 September

    Delma Lavone Abernathy Bates

    Delma Lavone Abernathy Bates, age 76 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014 in Mena. She was born July 03, 1938 in Opal, Arkansas to the late Wilburn Abernathy and the late Binom Tollett Abernathy. She was married to Billy Loyd Bates for forty–seven years and worked at Hatfield Public Schools as a custodian. Delma loved many things ...

  • 24 September

    Sharon Ann Lang

    Sharon Ann Lang, age 68, of Mena, passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Mena. She was born May 25, 1946 to the late Louis Butkowski and the late Madeline Clark Butkowski. She worked in Sales by profession and attended Grace Bible Church.  Sharon was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to all who knew her. She is survived ...

  • 22 September

    Anna Marie Denton

    Anna Marie Denton, age 84, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Sunday, September 21, 2014 in Hatfield. She was born January 9, 1930 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Nick Wilson and the late Violet Robinette Wilson. She was married to the late Alfred Denton and was a supervisor for Alf’s for many years. Anna was a loving and kind mother, ...

  • 21 September

    Lavera Jane Aleshire

    Mrs. Lavera Jane Aleshire, age 65, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, September 19, 2014 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She was born July 23, 1949 in Lawton, Oklahoma to the late Dale Hensley and the late Vera Mae Blakey Hensley. She spent many happy years married to Mr. Herbert Edward Aleshire. Jane was a legal secretary and worked many years ...

  • 18 September

    Blake Marie Philpot

    Blake Marie Philpot, age 94, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born March 03, 1920 in Pine Ridge, Arkansas to the late W.P. Lawrence and the late Fannie Moore Lawrence. Blake was married to the late Odis Philpot and was a homemaker. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and ...

  • 17 September

    Bernice R. Culbertson Loyd

    Bernice R. Culbertson Loyd, age 91, of Mena, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab of Mena, Arkansas. She was born October 8, 1922 in Blythdale, Missouri to the late Clinton Culbertson and the late Pauline Canaday Culbertson. Bernice was a seamstress and a caring homemaker. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, ...

  • 16 September

    Violet Louise Smedley

    Violet Louise Smedley, age 84, of Mena passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Mena. She was born September 18, 1929 in Prescott, Arizona to the late Cody Frank Cheek and the late Eunice Emma Wilson Cheek. Louise was married to the late Frank Smedley.  She lived in Polk County since 1939 and was a loving and kind homemaker.  Louise ...

  • 16 September

    Sharon Elaine Edwards

    Sharon Elaine Edwards, age 73, of Big Fork, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on September 11, 2014. She was born to the late Millard Vernelle “Tommy” Thompson and the late Illa Christine Thompson Peck on May 9, 1941 in Monticello, Illinois. Sharon lived a full, exuberant life. She loved living in Big Fork and always said it was ...