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Lloyd “Alton” Pate

Lloyd “Alton” Pate, age 64, of Mena, formerly of Hatfield, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Mena. Alton was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on July 18, 1952 to the late Lloyd Alton Pate, Sr. and Sybil Joyce Beam Pate. He was talented in woodworking, making canes, and knives. Alton was member of the NASH and ATFA organizations. ...

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Sheila Diane Stewart Griffie

Sheila Diane Stewart Griffie, age 51, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Mena. Sheila was born on December 4, 1965 in England, Arkansas to Gene Stewart and Carolyn Lacefield.  She was a waitress and a “jack of all trades.”  Sheila was a hard worker and was blunt, but honest, a trait people came to expect and ...

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Ray Dalton Campbell

Ray Dalton Campbell, age 86, of Mena, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, February 6, 2017.  Ray was born in Garland, Texas on October 30, 1930.  He married the love of his life Nancy, on January 15, 1949 in California, where they had two children. In 1969, Ray and Nancy moved their family to Mena and they owned ...

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Reilly James Scarbrough

Reilly James Scarbrough, age 9, of Mena, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 near Hatfield. He was born on May 19, 2007 to Bethany Jo Scarbrough in Reno, Nevada. Reilly attended the Holly Harshman Elementary in Mena where he excelled as a student in the 4th grade. Reilly love playing his video games and was well on his way to becoming ...

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Steven James Payne

Steven James Payne, age 66, of Hatfield, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his home. He was born on Tuesday, May 2, 1950 to James Floyd and Joyce Lucille Hulett O’Brien in Fontana, California. Steven proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War for three years stationed on the Supercarrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63). Steven ...

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Bethany Jo Scarbrough Wester

Bethany Jo Scarbrough Wester, age 43, of Mena, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 near Cove. She was born on Sunday, November 4, 1973 to James Allen and Carrie Kathleen O’Brien Scarbrough in Toppenish, Washington. Bethany loved her children and her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed reading, camping and listening to country music. Bethany worked for Elite Home ...

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Acelynn Carrie Wester

Acelynn Carrie Wester, age 2, of Mena, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 near Cove. She was born on March 3, 2015 to Michael Joseph Wester and Bethany Jo Scarbrough in Mena, Arkansas. Acelynn loved playing with her baby dolls. She enjoyed playing with her brother Reilly and cousins. Acelynn was a loving daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, and friend and will ...

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Joy Fern Hooker

Joy Fern Hooker, age 79, of Mena, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at her home.  She was born on Tuesday, February 7, 1938 to Harris Clyde Walker and Dixie Belle Thomas in DeQueen, Arkansas. She and her family moved to Cove, when she was 5 years old. Joy graduated from Van-Cove High School in 1955, and then attended Texarkana Business College ...

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Zelda Louise “Dusie” Liles

Zelda Louise “Dusie” Liles, age 103 of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017, in Mena. Louise was born on September 9, 1913 in Pearland, Texas to the late Archie Bennett and Claricy Olin.  She was married to the late George W. Liles.  Louise rode the train all the way to California to marry George in October 1936.  George was born and ...

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Margie Marie McCord

Margie Marie McCord, age 89 of Mount Ida, AR, passed away April 22, 2017 at the Montgomery County Nursing Home. She was born August 1, 1927 to the late Walter C. Mahaffey and Monte Balisle Mahaffey in Booneville, AR. Margie is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Eddie Lee McCord, sisters, Wilma Baldwin, Eva Magee, Norma Sue Jones, brothers, ...

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