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Mr. Julio Barrada

Mr. Julio Barrada age 75 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 9, 2018 in Mena. Mr. Barrada was born in Jessup, Georgia on August 12, 1942 to the late Julio Alberto Barrada and the late Marie Leona Moray.  He was lovingly married to Terri Barrada. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for 22 years until ...

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Beasley Wood Funeral Home has New Owner

BY MELANIE BUCK – Beasley Wood Funeral Home has recently been purchased by a new owner that plans to keep the same caring and compassionate atmosphere that has served the Mena community since 1928. Billy Curl, a retired U.S. veteran, closed the deal this month to become the new owner of not only Beasley Wood in Mena, but also three ...

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Beasley-Wood Funeral Home – Adding a Personal Touch

BY MELANIE BUCK – Beasley-Wood-Geyer-Quillin Funeral Home first opened its doors in 1928 and has served the families of Polk County ever since at their location on the corner of Janssen Avenue and 7th Street in Mena. Current manager, Sonja Kesterson, explained their history and how the business has idled through the ages to maintain their comfortable atmosphere in a ...

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Kesterson Named Manager of Beasley Wood Funeral Home

Richard Myhand, Director of Operations for Beasley Wood Funeral Home, has named Sonja Kesterson as Manager of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home in Mena. Kesterson, a life-long resident of Polk County, has been serving families through the funeral home since 1993 and is looking forward to her new role. Myhand expressed his complete confidence in Kesterson. Beasley Wood Funeral Home ...

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Beasley Wood to Offer Services for WWII Seaman on Eternal Patrol

BY LEANN DILBECK – A World War II Navy seaman, on eternal patrol in the East China Sea, will now be honored with Memorial Services this week. The medals earned by 3rd Class Motor Machinist’s Mate Robert Roland Williford were recently discovered and turned in to Beasley Wood Funeral Homes in hopes of finding relatives. Williford’s name is engraved on ...

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