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January, 2020

  • 15 January

    Jimmy Eugene Hicks

    Jimmy Eugene Hicks, 83, of Mena, passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020 at his home. He was born October 22, 1936 to J.B. and Ruby Tinkes Hicks in DeQueen, Arkansas.  Jim graduated high school in Mineral Springs, Arkansas in 1955 before moving to Mena. After serving with the Army National Guard, Jim owned and operated the Conoco Distributorship until 1971.  ...

  • 15 January

    Linda LaVera Crane

    Linda LaVera Crane age 73 of Cove, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 in Texarkana, Texas. Linda was born on September 15, 1946 in Salem, Oregon to the late Fredrick Rollie Nunn and the late Chrystal Irene May. She was married to William Del Crane and was a loving mother to five children several step-children.  Linda was a professional ...

  • 15 January

    Wanda Jean Davis Tilley

    Wanda Jean Davis Tilley Age 80, of Hatfield went home to be with her Lord on Friday, January 10th, 2020 in Mena Arkansas. She was born May 29th 1939 at Big Fork Arkansas the daughter of Birdie Angeline Stipe and Jeff Davis. She grew up in Mena Arkansas and graduated from Mena High school in 1957. Her favorite things in ...

  • 15 January

    Orle Scruggs

    Orle Scruggs, age 84, of Mena, Arkansas died, on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab in Mena. He was born on Saturday, December 7, 1935 to William Orle and Ruth Hendrix Scruggs in Lynwood, California. Orle served his country for seven years in the United States Army in Hawaii, Thailand and Germany. Orle loved flying ...

  • 15 January

    Robert Nicholson

    Robert Nicholson, formally of Hatfield, passed from this life on January 2nd, 2020 in Kingwood, Texas. There will be a life memorial service on Saturday January 18th at 2:00 P.M. At Hillcrest Baptist Church, 2741 Hwy 71 North, Mena, AR. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations could be made to Grace Hospice of Texas, (www.gracehospiceoftexas.com), 2325 ...

  • 15 January

    Angeline Monette Meyer

    Angeline Monette Meyer, age 77, of Cove, Arkansas died Thursday, January 9, 2020 at her home. She was born on Thursday, January 7, 1943 to Felix Jefferson and Birdie Angeline Stipe Davis in Big Fork, Arkansas. Angeline was a lady of faith and love for her family. She had a benevolent heart and was kind to all she came across ...

  • 8 January

    Victor Leo Whitman

    Mr. Victor Leo Whitman, age 92, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020 at his home. He was born on January 21, 1927, in Doylestown, Ohio to the late Leo Whitman and the late Laura Bidinger Whitman.  He was married to Gertrude Alice Law Whitman for 71 years and was an insurance agent for New York Life for ...

  • 8 January

    Michael W. French

    Michael W. French (51) was tragically killed along with his beloved dog, Harvey Pickle, December 30, 2019 while walking in Berlin, NY. Michael’s love of archaeology began as a little boy, pouring over National Geographic and being teased mercilessly by his siblings for just “looking at the pictures”….only to later figure out he was actually READING every word of those ...

  • 8 January

    Jesse Ray Dickison

    Jesse Ray Dickison age 88, of Cove, Arkansas passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 in Mena. Jesse Ray was born on September 2, 1931 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to the late Floyd Ray “Cagle” Dickison and the late Versa Delona White Dickison.  He was married to Vaunita “Red” Dickison until her passing. Jesse Ray was a carpenter by profession. He ...

  • 8 January

    Brian Keith Metcalf

    Brian Keith Metcalf age 50 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Saturday, December 28,, 2019 in Ft. Smith. He was born on January 26, 1969 in Mena, Arkansas to William “Willie” Edward Metcalf, Jr. and Edna Ann Potter Metcalf.  He was a carpenter by profession.  Brian earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Forensics. He enjoyed watching Westerns. He was an accomplished ...