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October, 2013

  • 4 October

    Alla Bee Eads

    Alla Bee Eads, age 90, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Friday, October 4, 2013 in Mena. She was born May 25, 1923 in Cherry Hill, Arkansas to the late William E. Egger and the late Louella E. Miller Egger.  She was united in marriage to the late William Eads.  She was a cashier and teller for the First National Bank ...

September, 2013

  • 30 September

    James David “Jim” Richardson, Jr.

    Mr. James David “Jim” Richardson, Jr., age 72, of Mena, Arkansas, formerly of Osceola, went to be with the Lord on Friday, September 27, 2013, in Little Rock. He was born July 31, 1941 in Granite City, Illinois to James Richardson, Sr. and to the late Mary Passalaqua Richardson. Jim was married to the love of his life, Lorelei Oddo Goodner, ...

  • 30 September

    Troy Clarence Masters, Jr.

    Troy Clarence Masters, Jr., 92, of Mena, beloved husband, father, grandfather, died Friday, September 27, 2013 at his home. He was born October 2, 1920, to Troy Clarence Masters Sr. and Stella Cecil Masters at Board Camp, Arkansas. “T.C.,” as he was known by all, had a true passion for learning. He taught himself electronics, which led to his being ...

  • 23 September

    Catherine Owens

    Catherine Owens, age 83, of Zafra, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013 in Mena. She was born October 25, 1929 in Eagletown, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Willie Wilson and the late Evelyn Dyer Wilson. She was united in marriage to the late Preston “Hike” Owens.  She was a member of the Zafra Church of Christ. Catherine was a ...

  • 23 September

    Donald E. “Cowboy” Richards

    Donald E. “Cowboy” Richards, age 69, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Ft. Smith. He was born July 1, 1944 in Mena, Arkansas to the late Erskin Richards and the late Zona Taylor Richards. He was a truck driver by trade and was of the Baptist faith. He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and ...

  • 18 September

    Lillian Juanita Holman Rainwater

    Lillian Juanita Holman Rainwater, age 84, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in Mena. She was born September 29, 1928 near Opal, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Tom Holman and Leora Bates Holman. She graduated from Board Camp High School and Henderson State University. She taught 1st grade at Hatfield and Acorn Elementary for 25 years. She married Elmer ...

  • 18 September

    Miles L. Aynes

    Miles L. Aynes, age 79, of Mena, Arkansas, entered into rest Monday, September 16, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. Miles was born January 25, 1934, at Beauchamp, Arkansas to Millard Aynes and Hester Ponder Aynes. His family moved to Mena when he was 6 years old where he spent the remainder of his life. After graduating high school he ...

  • 16 September

    Lorene Stockton Watson

    Lorene Stockton Watson, age 92, of Mena passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013 in Mena. She was born September 25, 1920 in Cove, Arkansas to the late Roy Stockton and the late May Rose Stockton. She was united in marriage to the late Merle Ford Watson and worked as the Polk County Clerk for two terms.  Lorene was active in ...

  • 16 September

    Lloyd Edwin Conduff

    Lloyd Edwin Conduff, age 79, of Joaquin, Texas, formerly of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Friday, August 13, 2013 in Little Rock. He was born August 4, 1934 in Wichita, Kansas to the late Jesse Conduff and the late Hattie McCourtney Conduff. He was married to the late Barbara Briggs Conduff. He was retired from the United States Air Force as a ...

  • 13 September

    Jean E. Webb

    Mrs. Jean E. Webb, age 85, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013 in Mena. She was born May 31, 1928 in Beverly, Massachusetts to the late Austin B. Andrews and the late Mariel Berry Andrews. She was happily married for 65 years to Mr. Allen Webb. Jean was active in the Emblem Club and held the position of State ...