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Phyllis Elaine Randa

Phyllis Elaine Randa, age 91, of Mena, Arkansas, died Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Arkansas Hospice in Hot Springs. She was born on Monday, May 3, 1926 to Harold James and Alice McGravie Barott in Tamrack Township, Minnesota. Phyllis worked for many years as an administration assistant and accountant for many different companies, but most notably Safeway Food Corporation. ...

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Fokke (Dutch) Devries

Fokke (Dutch) Devries, age 65 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away February 5, 2018 in Mena. He was born in Leeuwarden, Holland on January 5, 1953 to Franz and Antje Devries. Dutch was married to Tonia Fussell Devries for 6 happy years. He worked as a Chief Information Officer for Healthy Connections as a computer technologist. In his younger days, Dutch ...

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Mary Sue Varner

Mary Sue Varner, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas, went to her heavenly home Friday, February 9, 2018 in Mena, Arkansas She was born on January 15, 1938 in Mena, Arkansas to Homer Meridieth and Iona Medford Meridieth. Mary Sue was happily married to Sam Varner. She worked as secretary for TC Masters Cable Company and retired from Beasley Wood Funeral ...

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Patricia Louise Lawry

Patricia Louise Lawry, age 84, of Mena, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at the National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs, Arkansas. She was born on Wednesday, January 10, 1934, to Phillip Morris and Laura Louise Houseman Payne in Palo Alto, California. Patricia spent her life serving God and others. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from Madison College and ...

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Joseph “Ricky” Fletcher

Joseph “Ricky” Fletcher, age 64, of Heavener, Oklahoma, died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Heavener Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Friday, April 17, 1953 to Joseph Bernard Ledet and Imogene Williams Fletcher in New Orleans, Louisiana. Ricky lived in Muse, Oklahoma for many years of his life and then moved to different parts of Oklahoma. He enjoyed spending ...

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Noah Medford, Jr.

Noah Medford, Jr., age 74, of Board Camp, died Monday, February 5, 2018 at his son’s home in Mena. He was born on Saturday, December 11, 1943 to Noah Sr. and Lucille Keech Medford in Board Camp, Arkansas. Noah was a man who loved his family and spending time with children and grandchildren, for they were his pride and joy. He enjoyed ...

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Neal Joel Johnson

Neal Joel Johnson, age 57, of Mena, died Sunday, February 4, 2018 at his home. He was born on Friday, December 16, 1960 to Herbert Andrew Johnson and Melva Juanita Freeze Johnson in New Iberia, Louisiana. Neal was a humble man and served Jehovah over 40 years as a minister as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He loved serving God alongside ...

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John Scott

John Scott, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. John was born on July 28, 1944 in Bradshaw, West Virginia to Chester Scott and Minnie Gillespie Scott. He was married to Linda Sue Hensley Scott for fifty one years. He worked in Tool and Die man as a machinist by profession. John ...

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Violette Kathleen Barrick

Violette Kathleen Barrick, age 87 of Mena, Arkansas, went to her heavenly home Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Mena. She was born on October 13, 1930 in Brea, California to Roy C. Austin and Thelma Irene Tidwell. She was happily married for 54 years to Emmit Barrick and enjoyed being a loving homemaker. Kathleen enjoyed watching old western movies and ...

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Mark Alan Lazarus

Mark Alan Lazarus, age 55, of Acorn, died Saturday, January 27, 2018 at his home. He was born on Wednesday, August 8, 1962 to Leeman Don and Beverly Ann Richardson in Lubbock, Texas. Mark loved photography, taking nature pictures, glamour shots and all other types of subjects.  He worked many years for Mena Public Schools as a bus driver. Mark was ...

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