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Margie Ruth Alston

Margie Ruth Alston age 82, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Friday, June 15, 2018 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born in Hodgens, Oklahoma on August 29, 1935, to the late Clarence David Dowell and the late Cleo Elizabeth Keith Dowell. Margie was married to Fred Alston for forty-one years, sharing a long life of family and love until his ...

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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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Billy Walker

Billy Walker, age 79, of Cove, Arkansas, died Friday, June 1, 2018 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab. He was born on Saturday, February 18, 1939 to George Franklin and Hazel Mildred Vantrease Walker in St. Joseph, Missouri. Billy loved his country and served in the United States Army for 30 years as well as the United States Marine Corps ...

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George Aaron Heath

George Aaron Heath, age 73, of Mena, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab in Mena. He was born on Sunday, December 17, 1944 to Robert Steve and Laura Belle Lewis Heath in Hartford, Arkansas. Aaron as he was known to all, loved people and helping them in many different ways. He was charitable with ...

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Mrs. Patricia Gail “Pat” Peek

Mrs. Patricia Gail “Pat” Peek of Mena, Arkansas passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 in Mena surrounded by family. Pat was born on June 2, 1942 in DeQueen, Arkansas to the late Roscoe Cleveland Chambers and the late Glenda Imogene Gilbert Nichols and was happily married to Mike Peek for 58 years until his recent death in May of 2018.  She ...

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Norma Lee Mitchell Drager

Norma Lee Mitchell Drager, 75, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior n Sunday, June 3, 2018.  She was born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma on August 30, 1942 to Ausborn and Vera Mitchell. Norma grew up in Mena, Arkansas and graduated from Mena High School.  She worked for a short time at the county courthouse, before dating ...

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Kent Shrader

Kent Shrader age 67 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Baylor Medical Center, in Dallas Texas. Kent was born in Mena, Arkansas on March 7, 1951 to the late Addis H. Shrader and the late Clarica Plevan Norris Shrader. He was happily married to Dixie Southern Shrader for 42 years.  He retired from Mena Wal-Mart in 2016 ...

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Carolyn Ann Copelin

Carolyn Ann Copelin age 62 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Mena. Carolyn was born May 01, 1956 in Ink, Arkansas to the late Ralph A. Holland and the late Lois Barton Holland. She was married to Stephen P. Copelin for forty-six happy years. Carolyn attended First Assembly of God Church. She worked for Louise Durham ...

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Bethel Hicks

Bethel Hicks, age 100 of Sims, Arkansas and went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 2, 2018. She was born January 12, 1918 to the late Thomas Houston Hicks and the late Melvina Willhite Hicks.  She was a teacher by profession.  Mrs. Hicks was the caretaker of the family.  It made her happy to make sure others had what ...

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Rich Mountain Conservation District Announces Scholarship Winners

Rich Mountain Conservation District is proud to announce the winners of their annual scholarship. Josey Webb is a Senior at Acorn High School and is the daughter of Duane and Dot Webb. Josey plans on attending SAU in Magnolia majoring in Ag Business. Autumn Liles is a Senior at Mena High School and is the daughter of Joe Liles and ...

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