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July, 2013

  • 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 ...

June, 2013

  • 21 June

    Warren Ray Loyd

    Warren Ray Loyd, age 56, of Mena passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Mena. He was born November 3, 1956 in Mena, Arkansas to the late W.W. Loyd and Bernice Culbertson Loyd. He served his country in the U. S. Army and was a construction supervisor in the Communications  Industry.  He was a loving son, father, brother, uncle and friend ...

  • 21 June

    Port Brannon

    Port Brannon, age 96, of Mena, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born January 3, 1917 in Norman, Arkansas to the late V.R. Brannon and the late Ruth Willard Brannon.  He was married to Velta Marie Priest Brannon and worked as a computer operator for Amoco Oil Company. Mr. Brannon served his country in the ...