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September, 2013

  • 9 September

    Raymond W. Barnett

    Raymond W. Barnett, age 91, was born May 12, 1922 in Norman, Arkansas. Raymond and his twin brother Rayford were born to Ed and Ruby Barnes Barnett. His twin brother, Rayford, only lived 5 months. Growing up, Raymond worked in the timber industry. During the early 40’s he joined the CCC program, but came back to Mena when the war ...

  • 5 September

    John Scott

    John Scott, age 72, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at the Mena Regional Health System.  He was born on February 10, 1941. John was a hard worker, was creative, and owned/operated various businesses in Mena over the last 30 years. Most of his life, he was self employed. He and his wife, Grumpy, founded the original gas station in Rocky. ...

  • 3 September

    J. W. Keener

    J. W. Keener, of Mena, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. He was born to the late John and Helen Keener on February 14, 1931 in Mena, Arkansas. Jay was a veteran of the United States Air Force and attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Education. Jay worked in Polk County ...

  • 3 September

    Pamela Sisk Wells

    Pamela Sisk Wells, age 60, of Mena, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 in Mena. She was born December 9, 1952 in Paris, Arkansas to Betty Swint Sisk and the late G. W. Sisk.  She was united in marriage to Timothy E. Wells on September 15, 1978.  Mrs. Wells worked at Wal-mart in Mena.  She was a loving wife, daughter, ...

  • 3 September

    Ryan Ora Jones

    Ryan Ora Jones, age 29, entered into eternal peace Friday, August 30, 2013. Ryan was born in Tacoma, Washington and, at age 10, moved to Alaska, recently making his home in Mena, Arkansas in 2012. Ryan was an amazing man, a loving and personable father, husband, son, brother, uncle and friend. He loved his family first, all of them, and fishing ...

  • 3 September

    Edward Anthony Nyeholt

    Edward Anthony Nyeholt, age 86, a resident of Wickes, Arkansas, formerly of Dierks, died Monday, September 2, 2013 at his home. He was born May 13, 1927 in Los Angeles California and grew up in Canada. He returned to the states in early adulthood. He served in the Canadian Army and Navy and was a Baptist. Mr. Nyeholt was a ...

  • 1 September

    Donna Lorene Ryals

    Donna Lorene Ryals, age 53, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in Mena.   She was born August 10, 1960 in Ft. Worth, Texas to the late Edward Clendennen and Doris Allen Clendennen. She was married to Lenn Ryals and was a Radiologist clerk in the medical field by profession.  Donna was a loving wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, ...

August, 2013

  • 30 August

    Charles R. Sterner

    Charles R. Sterner, age 85, of Cherry Hill, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in Mena. He was born February 12, 1928 in Cherry Hill, Arkansas to the late John Sterner and the late Doll Roby Sterner. He was united in marriage to Eddlene Red on May 12,1950. He was a carpenter by trade and was also a cattleman. Mr. Sterner ...

  • 26 August

    Joyce Nadine Doyle Webster

    Joyce Nadine Doyle Webster, age 68, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born January 11, 1945 in Dallas, Texas to the late Reverend Dan Doyle and by Florence Kathleen Thomas Doyle.  She was the juvenile officer for Polk and Montgomery counties for many years. Joyce was also a popular radio personality and ...

  • 23 August

    Brian James Logan

    Mr. Brian James Logan, age 33, of Cherry Hill, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013 in Mena.  He was born December 18, 1979 in DeQueen, Arkansas to Mike Logan and Judy Steele Logan. He was united in marriage to Laura Philpot. Brian was a poultry farmer and was a member of the Yocana Baptist Church. He was active in his community and ...