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December, 2018

  • 6 December

    Shirley Blanche Clark

    Shirley Blanche Clark age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 in Mena. Shirley was born on December 24, 1927 in Plunkettville, Oklahoma to the late Riley Cinnamon Dunagan and the late Lillie Pearl Gilbert Dunagan. She was the last of 9 children. Shirley was married to the love of life for 54 years, Billy Dick Clark ...

  • 6 December

    Lowell Gene Rose

    Lowell Gene Rose, age 78, of Mena, Arkansas, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at the Mena Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehab.  He was born on Tuesday, January 9, 1940 to Robert Lawrence and Willie Elise Sullivan Rose in Grannis, Arkansas. Gene as he was known by, loved three things in life; his Lord Jesus Christ, his family and his job.  ...

  • 6 December

    Helen M. Matthews

    Helen M. Matthews age 90, of Mena, Arkansas passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 in Texas. She was born on September 11, 1928 in Waldron, Arkansas to the late John Ponder and the late Frances Godder.  Helen worked as an assembler for 3M Computers. She enjoyed life in her own way, doing things she loved. Most of all she was very ...

  • 5 December

    Community meeting to be held Friday

    A soldier should be one of the most respected members of a community because they have pledged their life to protect yours. Anything a soldier needs should be provided for them. Sadly suicide has become the tenth leading cause of death for military veterans in Arkansas and the rate is rising. The VA is asking for members of the community ...

  • 5 December

    Polk County Births

    The weekly birth report for Mena Regional Health System for November 21, 2018 through November 30, 2018 is as follows: Audrey and Travis Youmans of Mena, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby girl born November 27th Summer and Brandon Backenstow of Mena, Arkansas are the proud parents of a baby boy born November 28th

  • 5 December

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  • 3 December

    Martha Fern Davis

    Martha Fern Davis, age 80, of Mena, Arkansas, died, Saturday, December 1, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Monday, April 11, 1938 to Fred and Rushe Miner Anthony in Boles, Arkansas. Martha loved her family and spending time with them. She enjoyed riding horses, working in her flower gardens and playing Bluegrass Music with her guitar. Martha worked as a ...

  • 3 December

    Dow Cooper Anderson Jr.

    Dow Cooper Anderson Jr., age 67, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away, Saturday, December 1, 2018 surrounded by family and loved ones. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Board Camp Baptist Church located at 107 Polk Road 63, Mena, Arkansas 71953.  Pastor Brett Lee and Ron Tilley will be officiating.  In ...

  • 3 December

    Johnny N. Harms

    Johnny N. Harms, age 91, of Ink, Arkansas, died Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Mena Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehab.  He was born on Monday, October 24, 1927 to Isaac and Emma Kathrine Neufield in Ulysses, Kansas. Johnny lived his life serving the Lord, his family and others.  He was an active member of the Cherry Hill Methodist Church. ...

  • 3 December

    Orvis Lamar Martin

    Orvis Lamar Martin, age 68, of Hatfield, died Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his home.  He was born on Tuesday, August 15, 1950 to Orvis Elmo and Ruby Cleo Almonrode Martin in Mena, Arkansas. Lamar served his country in the National Guard from 1969 to 1974 and then soon started a 34 year career working for Weyerhaeuser in Wickes. He ...