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CMA Changing of the Colors Rally Motorcycle Parade is Saturday, October 20

The CMA Changing of the Colors Rally Motorcycle Parade is tomorrow, Sat., Oct. 20 beginning at 1 p.m. at Iron Mountain. The parade route comes into downtown Mena for the first time ever this year. The parade route established by the Mena City Council is as follows: Motorcyclists will gather at the Mena Middle School Bus Garage on Mena Street, ...

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Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster

Leslie Genevieve Davis Lancaster, age 100, of Mena passed from this earth on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.  She was born on February 9, 1918, in Lake Charles, LA, to Genevieve Jonte Davis and Leslie Lee Davis.  She was married to James Lee Lancaster on May 19, 1940. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a sister, Eloise Pickel, and ...

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Kenneth Beek

Kenneth Beek, Sr. age 72, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Dierks, Arkansas. Mr. Beek was born in Biddeford, Maine on April 1, 1946 to Borden Hart Beek and Louise Young Beek. He attended schools in Kennebunk, Maine and moved to Mena, Arkansas in 2010.  He was happily married Brenda Cline Beek.  He proudly served his country in ...

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Mr. John Thomas Stroud

Mr. John Thomas Stroud, age 78, of Mena, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018 at his home. He was born December 13, 1939 in Hatton, Arkansas to the late Marshall Stroud and the late Lorene Broach Stroud.  He was happily married for 53 years to the late Vera Dottie Blackwood Stroud.  John was a generous, hardworking machine operator in the lumber industry.  He ...

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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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Mary Jane Willis

Mary Jane Willis age 40, of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 in Mena. Mary was born on July 29, 1977 in Kellogg, Idaho to the late Glen Dale May and Gertrude “Trudy” Helms May. She was married to George Willis and enjoyed being a thoughtful and loving homemaker to her family. Mary Jane enjoyed camping and fishing ...

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Carol Ann (Smith) Roberts

Carol Ann (Smith) Roberts, age 68 of Mena, Arkansas, died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Paris, Arkansas on Sunday, April 16, 1950 to Kenneth L. and Florene (Crowe) Smith. Carol attended the Assembly of God Church in Mena. She was a homemaker and caregiver. Her greatest joy in life was ...

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Bertrand Odis Sanders

Bertrand Odis Sanders, age 87, of Mena, Arkansas, died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at home. He was born on Saturday, March 28, 1931 to Odis Lee and Haddie Louise Bismark Sanders in Wickes, Arkansas. Bertrand served in the United States Navy. He worked at US Motors for over 25 years before retiring.  After retiring from Motors he was a door ...

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Mrs. Olivia Marie Martin Moreland

Mrs. Olivia Marie Martin Moreland,88 of Conway, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at her home. Olivia was born in Mena, Arkansas on August 14, 1929 to the late John Wesley Martin and Olivia Boberg Martin. She was married to the late John Clifton Bain for many years. Mrs. Moreland was an LPN during her working career. Marie loved to ...

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Mr. Marion William Manning

Mr. Marion William Manning, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas. He was born July 14, 1935 in Black Springs, Arkansas to the late Henry Arthur Manning and Jessie Lorene Hughes.  Bill, always Mickey to his wife, graduated in May, 1954 from Hico High School in Ruston, Louisiana.  Bill was united in marriage to Roberta ...

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