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Charlotte Ann Morgan

Charlotte Ann Morgan, age 72, of Mena, entered into eternal peace on Friday, June 23, 2017, peacefully in her home. Charlotte was born on November 7, 1944, a daughter of late James Thomas and Dovie Thomas. She grew up in Grapevine, Texas with her brothers and sisters.  Charlotte worked in many trades to support her family. Charlotte was a very ...

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Ronald Leroy Collins

Ronald Leroy Collins, age 76, of Mena, Arkansas died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at home. He was born on Saturday, November 9, 1940 to Albert J. and Nova Trecia Stroud Collins in Coffeyville, Kansas. Ronald attended the Christ Episcopal Church in Mena and was a former Senior Warden. He was a decorated Veteran serving 22 years in the United States ...

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Virginia Pauline Ferguson

Virginia Pauline Ferguson, age 95, of Mena, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the Mena Regional Health System.  She was born on Monday, January 9, 1922 to James Clarence and Mary Jewell Garrison McMellon in Baker Springs, Arkansas. Virginia was a member of the Salem Baptist Church for seventy years and served as church secretary and Sunday school teacher. She ...

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Fire Destroys Home; Cause Under Investigation

BY MELANIE BUCK – A local woman’s home is a complete loss following a fire on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Calls came in to 911 dispatch just after 6 p.m. after a passerby and neighbors saw the flames. Initially, the home’s occupants were unaware of the blaze. Witnesses said shortly after notifying 911,  people began to exit the residence while ...

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Kathryn Robb Lawry

Kathryn Robb Lawry, age 88, of Dallas, Texas passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017in Texas. She was born in Shawnee, Oklahoma on July 19, 1928 to the late Harry Taft Robb and the late Gladys Moore Robb. She was married to Lloyd Lowry until his death.  Kathryn worked for the Irving Public Library for many years and finally retired from Goodyear. ...

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Marvin Junior Wolfenbarger

Marvin Junior Wolfenbarger, age 85, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at his home. He was born on Thursday, May 12, 1932 to Marvin Driggers and Pearl Leona Foster in Eagleton, Arkansas. Marvin served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He believed in setting goals in life and he achieved them. One of Marvin’s passions ...

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Paul Rose

Paul Rose, age 77, of Mena, Arkansas died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Hot Springs National Park Medical Center. He was born on Sunday, July 16, 1939 to Guy Lloyd and Grace Eleanor Hathaway Rose in Baker, Arkansas. Paul was a true man of God with faithfulness to his Lord, family, and others he met on a daily basis; ...

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Danny R. Potter

Danny R. Potter, age 66, retired Safety Instructor, Valaro Oil Refinery, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017. Visitation 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 13. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 14, both at Broadway Mortuary, Wichita, Kansas. Graveside service 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 15, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Hatfield, AR. Preceded in death by parents, Frank Potter and Betty Evans; ...

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Clifton “Dale” Newsom

Clifton “Dale” Newsom, age 83, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Mena. Dale was born in Acorn, Arkansas on March 20, 1934 to the late Clyde Newsom and the late Rena Anderson Newsom. He was married to Mary Huff Newsom until her death and was in the logging business.  Dale enjoyed the outdoors, cutting wood, and gardening. He enjoyed ...

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Randall R. Masters

Randall R. Masters, Jr., age 56, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Ft. Smith. Randall was born in West Stewartstown, New Hampshire on January 29, 1961 to Randall Ray Masters, Sr. and Judy Washburn Masters. He was an avid fisherman, enjoying just being on or around the water.  Randall was a member of CMA at one ...

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