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Donald Lee Miller

Donald Lee Miller, age 76, of Mena, died Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at the Mena Regional Health System. He was born on Thursday, November 14, 1940 to James Floyd and Elvira Golden Miller in Umpire, Arkansas. Donald loved life and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He served in the National Guard, was a member of the Elks ...

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Scott Kelso

Scott Kelso, age 95, of Mena, Arkansas died Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Mena Manor in Mena. He was born on Saturday, December 24, 1921 to Charles Rufus and Sarah Elizabeth Damron Kelso in Mountainburg, Arkansas. Scott was a man of God, a member of Bible Believer’s Baptist Church, and an ordained Deacon of the Baptist faith. As a young man, he and ...

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Elva Lou Frances Stewart Williams

Elva Lou Frances Stewart Williams went to be with the Lord on March 15, 2017 just 5 days short of her 86th birthday.  She was born on Friday, March 20, 1931 to Ira and Laura Lou Duncan Stewart in Wickes, Arkansas. Elva loved the Lord, her family, and friends. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mena where ...

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Raymond Hayward

Raymond Hayward, age 80, of Big Fork died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs. He was born on Monday, October 19, 1936 to Robert and Nettie Addison Hayward in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Raymond was always a hard worker. He was the Fire Chief at Big Fork for twenty years as well as an active member ...

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Doris Jean Smith

Mrs. Doris Jean Smith, age 86, of Mena, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas. She was born March 16, 1930 in Opal, Arkansas to the late Jesse T. Holmes and the late Snow Louise Sherman Holmes. Mrs. Smith worked at Wal-Mart for many years. She loved baseball, was an avid Atlanta Braves fan, and enjoyed gardening. She ...

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Ella Faye Fairless

Ella Faye Fairless, age 78, of Smithville, Oklahoma passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at her home. Ella Faye was born in Mesa, Arizona on April 24, 1938 to the late William “Bill” Harrison Gray and the late Frankie Glover. She was married to the late James Fairless. Ella Faye retired from Bell Helicopter, where she did bonding on helicopter ...

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Carrie Pearl Golden Hoover

Carrie Pearl Golden Hoover, age 87, of Mena, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 in Mena, Arkansas. Pearl was born on June 17, 1929 in Galena, Missouri to the late Walter Samuel Golden and the late Mattie Lee Roseman Golden. She was married to Doran Hoover until his death. She was a devoted mother with a big servant’s heart, helping ...

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Floyd Watson Clark, Jr.

Floyd Watson Clark, Jr., 63, of Nashville, Arkansas passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born on January 12, 1954 in Nashville, Arkansas, the son of the late Floyd Watson Clark, Sr. and Anita (Marshall) Clark. Floyd was an optimistic person with a positive attitude who loved people.  He was a leader, an encourager and ...

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Danny May

Danny May, age 60, of Mena, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Danny was born on June 21, 1956 in Bakersfield, California to Woodrow May and Roxie Sisney May. He was married to Cindy Hale May and was in the construction business by profession. Danny enjoyed riding motorcycles hunting and building houses. He liked listening to “Elvis” ...

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Couple Launches Panhandle Relief Effort for Fellow Ranchers

BY MELANIE BUCK – A local couple is making it their priority to help the victims, both human and animal, of the Texas Panhandle fires that have burned more than 500,000 acres and continue to ravage through three states. At least six people have been killed and thousands of others have been forced from their homes in Texas, Oklahoma, and ...

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