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January, 2014

  • 10 January

    David Franklin Redding, Jr.

    David Franklin Redding, Jr., age 85, of Mena died January 7, 2014 at Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born Wednesday, March 21, 1928 to David Franklin “Frank” Sr. and Estella Langley Redding in Mountain Fork, Arkansas. David graduated from Mena High School in 1948. His family moved to Texas in 1950. He married Cynthia Davis on May 30, ...

  • 7 January

    Emiliano Conde Garza

    Emiliano Conde Garza, age 75, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, January 6, 2014 in Mena. He was born April 11, 1938 in Soto La Mariana, Mexico to the late Polonio Garza and the late Emiliana Conde Garza. He was happily married for 47 years to Cleotilde Gonzales. Mr. Garza was a retired  foreman in the cement business but loved his ...

  • 6 January

    Lucille Edgerton

    Lucille Edgerton, age 92, of Mena passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014 in Mena. She was born July 12, 1921 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to the late Jacob Koetje and the late Pearl Widner Koetje. She was united in marriage to the late Richard Edgerton. Mrs. Edgerton was a horse breeder by profession. She was a member of the Pyramid Society and the Arabian ...

  • 6 January

    Bill W. Meeks

    Bill W. Meeks, 72, of Hot Springs Village passed away December 28, 2013 with his family by his side. He was born October 24, 1941 in Hennrietta, Texas to Billy and Willie Meeks. Bill was a United States Marine Veteran and retired from Aalf’s Manufacturing. He was a member of the Optimist International, loved the outdoors-enjoyed fishing, playing golf and ...

  • 2 January

    Pauline Louise Kern

    Pauline Louise Kern, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas died Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Mena Regional Health System. She was born December 11, 1935 to Oliver Bryant and Adelaide Mekota Pennington in Iowa City, Iowa. Pauline was a RN registered in Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas. She graduated from Illinois Central College with a degree in Nursing in 1973 after ...

December, 2013

  • 30 December

    Charlotte Sullivan

    Charlotte Sullivan, age 62, of Mena, Arkansas died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at her home. She was born on Thursday, November 22, 1951 to Harry and Betty Harrison Bell in Mena, Arkansas. Charlotte enjoyed being the middle child and keeping the attitude of a sixteen year old. Where Becky had the brains and Barbara had the beauty Charlotte embraced her sense ...

  • 29 December

    Mamie Fassler

    Mamie Fassler, age 92, of Mena passed away Thursday, December 27, 2013 in Mena. She was born March 26, 1921 in Vandervoort, Arkansas to the late Robert Andrew Smith and the late Belva Bertie Lee Hicks Smith. Mamie was a Christian, with a Cherokee heritage and very artistic.  She taught herself how to read, sew, crochet, knit and tat, cook ...

  • 29 December

    Robert O. Jones

    Robert O. Jones was born August 2, 1939 in Beech Grove, Indiana to Francis and Christina Jones and died December 25, 2013 after a valiant fight against AML. He moved to California with his family and graduated from Temple City High School. He then joined the United States Air Force and due to high scores was placed in the Electronic division, ...

  • 29 December

    Floy Mae (Ridling) Hedrick

    Floy Mae (Ridling) Hedrick, 85, of Springdale, Arkansas, died Dec. 26 in Springdale. She was born Nov. 23, 1928 in Mena, Arkansas, where she spent most of her life. She worked in the home-health nursing industry for a number of years, and she enjoyed crocheting for family and friends. During the past year, as a resident at The Gardens at ...

  • 27 December

    Robert Lee Miller

    Mr. Robert Lee Miller, age 67, of Cove, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013 in Little Rock. He was born July 23, 1946 in Albuquerque, New Mexico to the late Bill Miller and the late Merle Taylor Miller.  He was a mechanic for the Railroad for many years and was a United States Veteran, serving his country in the ...