Marion County, AR - 2000s Obituaries

 

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ABOLONI, BEST, COULTER, FORSYTH, HAYES, KELLER, LECHERON, LEZON, MILLER posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Thursday, February 1, 2001

Joseph Z. KELLER, 101, Lakeview (Photo accompanies Obituary): Joseph Zigman KELLER, age 101, of Lakeview passed away at Baxter Regional Medical Center on Feb. 1, 2001. He was born July 18, 1899 at Kosmos, Poland, the son of Robert and ABOLONI KELLER. He was united in marriage to Helen MILLER on Sept. 24, 1981 in Casper, Wy. He made his home in Lakeview in 1955. He was a businessman in real estate development. He was a member of the St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Helen; one son, Edward KELLER and wife Wilma of Mountain Home; two grandsons, William KELLER of Hot Springs, Robert KELLER of Bald Knob; two granddaughters, Susan KELLER HAYES of Mountain Home, Jean KELLER BEST of Warrensburg, NY.; five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, two brothers, and one sister. Funeral services were held Fri., Feb. 2, at 10 a.m. at the St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Burial was in the St. Johns Cemetery in Omaha, Ne. Pallbearers were Bobby KELLER, Billy KELLER, Tony LECHERON, Lou LEZON, Ed COULTER, and Charlie FORSYTH. Memorials may be made to the St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Arrangements were by Kirby-Boaz Funeral Directors of Mountain Home. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

KUNKLE posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Thursday, February 1, 2001

Kenneth K. KUNKLE Memorial Article Submitted A memorial service for Kenneth K KUNKLE was held Sat., Jan 27, at 11 a.m. at the Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Mountain Home. Corporal KUNKLE and 20 other Marines died nine months after the United States entered World War II, when the 2nd Marine Raiders launched an attack on Makin Atoll in the Gilbert Islands of the South Pacific. In early January, 59 years after his death, the Marine Corps returned Corporal KUNKLE'S cremated remains to his family for burial in his father's grave in the Mountain Home Cemetery. Jimmy Roach and Jim Elliott represented the Yellville American Legion and the Yellville D.A.V. Post at the service.

ANDREWS, BELANGER, BERLIN, KRIKAVA, RABISH, REDONNET, SNYDER, TODD posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Friday, February 2, 2001

James Edward KRIKAVA, 52, Summit James Edward KRIKAVA, age 52, passed away on Friday, Feb. 2, 2001, at his residence in Summit. He was born on July 2, 1948, at Saratoga, NY., the son of George and Ruth Chasas BELANGER KRIKAVA. He was united in marriage to Andrea TODD on June 29, 1994. He was self employed as a residential and commercial plumber, and was known as "Jim the Plumber" He was a veteran having served in the United States Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Andrea; his mother, Ruth C. BELANGER of Wildwood, Fl.; two sons, James Chester "Jimmy" KRIKAVA of Summit, Aaron KRIKAVA of Newton, Pa.; two stepsons, Daniel BERLIN and wife Joy of Lead Hill, Douglas BERLIN and wife Karen of Kissimmee, Fl. He is also survived by one daughter, Kelsey KRIKAVA of Newtown, Pa.; two step-daughters, Laura SNYDER and husband Ron of Yellville, Stacie BERLIN of Yellville; two brothers, Tom BELANGER of Sterling, Ma., Chipper BELANGER of Cropseyville, NY., one half brother, Craig KRIKAVA of Chicago, Il. Also surviving are three sisters, Fran REDONNET of Rochester, NY., Judy RABISH of Lodi, Wi., Ann Marie ANDREWS of Hanover, Pa., and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, George KRIKAVA. A family viewing was held at Burns Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, Feb. 5, with cremation services following. Burns Funeral Home of Yellville was in charge of the arrangements. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

ELLISON, FREDIN, LARSON posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Friday, February 2, 2001

Hazel ELLISON, 88, YelIville Hazel ELLISON, 88, of Yellville, died Feb. 2 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. She was born March 28, 1912, at Dubuque, Iowa, to Charles and Hannah Lee LARSON FREDIN. In 1955 she married Robert M. ELLISON in Illinois. He survives her. Formerly of Cary, Ill., Mrs. ELLISON had been a resident of Yellville since 1965. She was a retired customer service representative for Illinois Bell in Chicago. She was a member of Telephone Pioneers of America, a Thrift Shop volunteer and during WW II served as a member of the Lady Marine Corps. She was a Protestant by faith who loved to play the piano at nursing homes and loved to bowl. In addition to her husband of Yellville, survivors include a brother, George FREDIN and numerous nephews. A memorial service was held Feb. 6 at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Kenneth Taglauer officiating. Burial was private.

BEAKLEY, DUNNING, KEETER, LAMBERT, TINKER posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Friday, February 2, 2001

Robert BEAKLEY, 76, of Festus Robert E. BEAKLEY, 76, of Festus, Mo., died Feb. 2 at Jefferson Memorial Hospital. He was an insurance broker and owner/operator of Welsh Insurance Agency. He was born June 14, 1924, at Bergman, the son of Thomas Wesley and Bitha (DUNNING) BEAKLEY. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Willadean E. (KEETER) BEAKLEY, a graduate of Yellville-Summit High School. Mr. BEAKLEY was a member of First United Methodist Church of Festus, VFW Post 3777, American Legion Post 256 and Masonic Order Boone Lodge 314 A.F. and A.M. in Harrison. He served in the Army during WW II in Patton's 3rd Army Tank Battalion. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, June A. BEAKLEY and husband Larry TINKER of Festus; a son, Jimmie Lee BEAKLEY of Festus; a grandson, Brandon Michael LAMBERT; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. Services were Feb. 7 at Vineyard Funeral Home, with Rev. Margie Woods officiating. Burial was in Valhail Cemetery in St. Louis.

BURWELL, GERBER, HUNT, LUKE, PLY, YOHN posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Sunday, February 4, 2001

Martha HUNT, 64, Pyatt Martha "Marty" HUNT, age 64, of Pyatt, passed away at her residence on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2001. She was born Sept. 6, 1936, at Canton, Oh., the daughter of Edward and Eva BURWELL. She was a homemaker. She was Baptist by faith. She moved to Marion County from Orlando, Fl. eight years ago. She is survived by one son, Paul HUNT and wife, Marsha of Bonner Springs, Ks.; two daughters, Vickie PLY and husband, J.D. of Pyatt, Bobbie YOHN and Tommy LUKE of Yellville; three brothers, Roy BURWELL, Ray BURWELL, Wilfred BURWELL, all of Canton, Oh.; one sister, Peggy GERBER of Orrville, Oh.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. A graveside memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 10, at Patton Cemetery withTerry Eddings officiating. Burial was in Patton Cemetery in Pyatt. Memorials may be made to Pyatt Fire and Defense Dept., P. O. Box 96, Pyatt. Burns Funeral Home of Yellville was in charge of the arrangements. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

DOSHIER, MELTON, POWELL, RICHARDSON, SANDERS, SUMMERS, SURBER, WOLVERTON posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Monday, February 5, 2001

Jewell H. DOSHIER, 93, Yellville Jewell H. DOSHIER, age 93, of Yellville, passed away on Monday, Feb. 5, 2001, at Twin Lakes Nursing Center in Flippin. He was born June 26, 1907, in Van Buren County, the son of Boone A. and Janie (SUMMERS) DOSHIER. He was united in marriage to Edith Marie MELTON. He was a retired farmer and Marion County Assessor (1935-1941 and 1965-1971). Mr. DOSHIER was a member of the Yellville First Baptist Church and served many years as a church usher. He also served Marion County as a Justice of the Peace. He is survived by one son, Verl DOSHIER and wife, Betty, of Yellville; two daughters, Chloe RICHARDSON and husband, Gerald, of Yellville, Mary Lane SANDERS; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Also surviving are one half-brother, A. B. DOSHIER of Madera, Ca.; one sister, Janet SURBER, of San Antonio, Tx.; two half-sisters, Jan WOLVERTON of San Padro, Ca., Sarah Jane POWELL of Concord, Ca. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, four brothers, one sister, and one grandchild, Kenneth. Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Burns Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services were held at 10 a.m., Wed., Feb. 7, at the First Baptist Church with Bro. Tim Cypert officiating. Burial was in Layton Cemetery. Burns Funeral Home of Yellville was in charge of the arrangements. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

CARMICHAEL, CONRAD, KERN, KOESTER, MEWS posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Monday, February 5, 2001

Janet M. CONRAD, 82, Yellville Janet M. CONRAD, age 82, of Yellville, passed away at her residence on Monday, Feb. 5, 2001. She was born on Oct. 3, 1918, in Pittsburg, Pa., the daughter of John and Margaret (CARMICHAEL) KERN. She was united in marriage to the late Teddy CONRAD. She was a member of Peace Harbor Fellowship Church in Yellville and a retired Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a former resident of Euclid, Oh., having relocated to Yellville in 1995. She is survived by on son, Ted KOESTER of Yellville; one daughter, Barbara MEWS of Euclid, Oh.; eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Private services and burial were held. Burns Funeral Home of Yellville was in charge of the arrangements. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

CARMICHAEL, CONRAD, KERN, KOESTER, MEWS posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Monday, February 5, 2001

Janet M. CONRAD, 82, Yellville Janet M. CONRAD, age 82, of Yellville, passed away at her residence on Monday, Feb. 5, She was born on Oct. 3, 1918, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the daughter of John and Margaret (CARMICHAEL) KERN. She was united in marriage to the Late Teddy CONRAD. She was a member of the Peach Harbor Fellowship Church in Yellville and a retired Licensed Practical Nurse. She was a former resident of Euclid, Oh., having relocated to Yellville in 1995. She is survived by one son, Ted KOESTER of Yellville; one daughter Barbara MEWS of Euclid, Oh.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Private services and burial were held. Burns Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

DOUGLAS, KARL, KNARR, LARSON, NOSARI, RATHERT, SLATER, SNOW, STOUT, TRAUTH, WHERRY, WHITE, YONAN posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Tuesday, February 6, 2001

Walter Burl TRAUTH, 79, Mountain Home (Photo accompanies obituary): Walter Burl TRAUTH, age 79, of Mountain Home, passed away at his residence on Feb. 6, 2001. He was born Sept. 26, 1921, in University City, Mo., the son of Walter and Alice (KNARR) TRAUTH. He was united in marriage to Betty Stark on June 16, 1945, at Wellston, Mo. He was a former resident of Berkely, Mo., having made his home in Mountain Home in 1955. He was owner of the Promise Land Resort. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, and the Arkansas Craft Guild. He was a veteran having served in the United States Marines during WW II. He was a member of the 2nd Marine Division Association, State and National. He is survived by his mother, Alice TRAUTH, of Jonesburg, Mo.; his wife, Betty TRAUTH, of Mountain Home; one son, Stanley Elwood TRAUTH and wife, Joy, of Jonesboro, Ar.; three daughters, Carol Lynn WHERRY and husband, Bill of Fair Grove, Mo., Sharon Jean SLATER and husband, Paul of Waynesville, Mo., Cindy Gale YONAN and husband, Mike of Yorkville, Il. Also surviving are one brother, Richard Stanley TRAUTH of Truxton, Mo.; two sisters, Eleanor KARL of Ballwin, Mo., Shirley RATHERT of Wildwood, Mo.; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father. Visitation was held Thurs., Feb. 8, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Fri., Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel, with Reverend Charles White officiating. Burial was in Kirby Tucker Memorial Cemetery. Military Honors were provided by the North Central Arkansas Veterans Council, Honor Gaurd by Ozark Veterans of Foreign War Post #3246. Pallbearers were Richard TRAUTH, Bill WHERRY, Mike YONAN, Paul SLATER, Kyle TRAUTH, Ron YONAN, Eugene LARSON, and Donald DOUGLAS. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. William SNOW, Dave STOUT, Dr. Robert NOSARI, and Dr. Bruce WHITE. Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund. Arrangements were by Kirby-Boaz Funeral Directors of Mountain Home. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

HAMLET, LAYTON, MCCUTCHEON, MORRISON, MORROW, OTT posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Wednesday, February 7, 2001

Leo Bryan MORROW, 92, Harrison Leo Bryan MORROW, age 92, of Harrison, passed away on Wed., Feb. 7, 2001. He was born June 15, 1908, at Yellville, son of Thomas and Addie (OTT) MORROW. He served as president of the board of education, Olvey School District. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the United Methodist Church at Bellefonte. He graduated from Yellville Public Schools after eighth grade and went on to graduate from the State Teachers College. He had many occupations; teacher, farmer, plant manager, owner of a general store in Harmon, and retired from Miller Hardware after 25 years. The most important thing to him was his relationship with the Lord. He taught Sunday school for many years. He lived what he believed and always gave the praise to God for everything. He always treated his fellow men with love, respect, and compassion. Leo was looking forward to spending eternity with the Lord. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Hester HAMLET MORROW, and three brothers; Jewel, D.G., and Roy, and one sister, Ruth. Survivors include his son, Paul Dean MORROW and wife, Sherry of Harrison, one grandson, Jeff MORROW and wife, Brooke, also of Harrison. Two step-granddaughters, Becky McCutcheon Howard and Lorie MCCUTCHEON MORRISON, both of Harrison. Four step-grandchildren. A brother-in-law, Keith HAMLET of Yellville, and many relatives of the Yellville area. Visitation was from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Feb. 10, at Burns Chapel with procession to Cowan Barrens Cemetery where graveside services were conducted with Reverends Gregg Cantrell and Charles Cantrell officiating. Family fellowship was held at noon at the home of Jeff and Brooke Morrow. Pallbearers were Kenneth Morrow, Tommy Morrow, Bobby Howard and Billy Morrison. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Harrison Senior Center, Jackie MORROW, Keith HAMLET, Dan LAYTON and residents of Hillcrest Home. Leo truly enjoyed the time he spent at the Boone County Senior Activity Center. Memorials may be made to the Center, 1516 Rock Springs Road, Harrison, Ar., 72601. Burial was under the direction of Burns Funeral Home of Yellville. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

BOLIN, BROWN, CHAPMAN, JOHNSON, KEETER, PANNELL, SMITH posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Thursday, February 8, 2001

Margie SMITH, 67. Yakima Margie L. SMITH, 67, of Yakima, Wash., died Feb. 8 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. She was born July 29, 1933, at Everton, the Daughter of R.M. and Jessie Lee (BROWN) PANNELL. She graduated from Bruno High School in 1951. She married L. Devaughn Smith on June 28, 1953, at Harrison. They moved to Yakima in 1954, where they owned and operated fruit orchards on Naches Heights. Survivors include her husband of Yakima; two Sons, Richard SMITH and wife Leah of Lake Stevens and Ron SMITH, and fiance Trudy CHAPMAN of Yakima; a daughter, Tina BOLIN and husband Greg of Yakima; five grandchildren two sisters, Evelyn Jane KEETER and husband Chester of Yakima and Daisy JOHNSON of Gassville; a brother, Charles PANNELL and wife Melba of Lake City, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews. Services were Feb. 12 at Keith & Keith Ninth Avenue Chapel in Yakima. Burial was at West Hills Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

FARMER, JOHNSON, KEMP, WALLACE, YOCHAM posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Saturday, February 10, 2001

Joe Bill WALLACE, age 75, of Peel, passed away at his residence on Sat., Feb 10, 2001. He was born Sep 7, 1925, at Peel, the son of William H. and Flossie May (YOCHAM) WALLACE. He was a retired ferry supervisor for the Peel Ferry for the Arkansas Highway Dept. He is survived by his wife, Ruby; three sons, Ron WALLACE of Harrison, Mark WALLACE of Peel, and Donnie WALLACE of Peel; three daughters, Bonnie JOHNSON, Bo JOHNSON, Jody FARMER, all of Peel. Also surviving are three brothers, Jim WALLACE, Max WALLACE, both of Yellville, Leon WALLACE of Harrison; two sisters, Johnnie Mae JOHNSON, Susie WALLACE, both of Yellville; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, O.G. WALLACE. Visitation was held Mon Feb 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held Tues Feb 13, at 10:100 a.m. at the Peel Full Gospel Church with Bro. Dale Dickerson officiating. Burial was in Peel Cemetery. Pallbearers were his grandsons, Craig JOHNSON, Jeremy JOHNSON, David KEMP, Cory JOHNSON, Justin JOHNSON, Quinton FARMER, and Brandon WALLACE. Burns Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

BURKE, BURKHART, BURKS, CARTER, DAVIS, DILDAY, HAMILTON, HUMPHREY, JONES, KEITNER, LAFFERTY, MARBERRY, MOORE, PUCKETT, SMALL, WILKERSON posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Sunday, February 11, 2001

Lillian E. (SMALL) BURKE, 71, Flippin Lillian E. (SMALL) BURKE, age 71 passed away on Feb. 11, 2001, at Baxter Regional Medical Center Mt. Mountain Home. She was born July 9, 1929, at Norfork, the daughter of Leslie and Nellie (PUCKETT) SMALL. She was united in marriage to Ewin C. BURKS March 13, 1948, at Norfork. She was a homemaker who enjoyed tending to children, especially her grand and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed attending church, crocheting and canning. She was a member of the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church in Flippin and The Women's Ministries. She is survived by two Sons, Clearance BURKS, Holden, Mo., Reverend Ron BURKS, Springfield Mo.; six daughters, Judy KEITNER and Shirley DAVIS, both of Lee's Summit, Mo., Barbara HAMILTON of Gassville, Kathy JONES and Ruthie MOORE, both of Tulsa, Ok., Jane WILKERSON, Flippin; one brother, Zion SMALL of St. Louis, Mo.; one sister, Martha LAFFERTY of Independence, Mo.; 27 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, four sisters and one brother. Visitation was held Friday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Roller Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held Sat., Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, with Reverends Ron Burks and Melvin Bookout officiating. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery, Flippin. Pallbearers were Bill BURKHART, Kenford CARTER, Darren DILDAY, Kenney MARBERRY, Paul HUMPHREY, and Paul DAVIS. Roller Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

ALLEN, MILLER posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Tuesday, February 13, 2001

Nathan ALLEN15, Pyatt Nathan Lewis ALLEN, 15, of Pyatt died Feb. 13 at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. He was born May 16, 1985, at Dallas, Texas, the son of Stanley E. ALLEN and Lisa G. MILLER. Survivors include his father and stepmother, Louella ALLEN, of Pyatt; his mother of Dallas; two brothers, Bobby Lee ALLEN of Dallas and Michael Eugene ALLEN of Pyatt; his maternal grandfather, William MILLER of Washington state; his paternal grandmother, Lucille ALLEN of Science Hill, Kent.; and several aunts and uncles. Nathan was Baptist by faith. He enjoyed movies, history and reading the Bible. Services were Feb. 17 at Burns Funeral Home in Yellville. Memorials may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 3300 East Sun rise Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718.

FARMER, JOHNSON, KEMP, KING, WALLACE, WINGATE, YOCHAM posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Thursday, February 15, 2001

Ruby J. WALLACE, 73, Peel Ruby J. WALLACE, age 73, of Peel, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001, at North Arkansas Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 29, 1927, at Peel, the daughter of Everett and Lora (WINGATE) YOCHAM. She was united in marriage to Joe Bill WALLACE in 1946. She was a housewife and a member of the Peel Full Gospel Church. She is survived by three sons, Ron WALLACE of Harrison, Mark WALLACE and Donnie WALLACE, both of Peel; three daughters, Bonnie JOHNSON, Bo JOHNSON, Jody FARMER, all of Peel. Also surviving are two brothers, Howard YOCHAM of Harrison, Billy YOCHAM of Peel; four sisters, Ruth Wilkerson of Tieton, Wa., Ivon Frederick of Buena, Wa., Opal Stafford of Moxie, Wa., Thelma Lee of Springfield; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Bill WALLACE, on Feb., 10, 2001; one brother, Bobby Yocham, and one sister, Marie KING. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 16, at Burns Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held on Sat., Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. at Peel Full Gospel Church with Pastor Carroll Johnson and Pastor Dale Dickenson officiating. Burial was in Peel Cemetery. Pallbearers were her sons and grandsons, Ron WALLACE Donnie WALLACE, Mark WALLACE, Craig JOHNSON, Jeremy JOHNSON, David KEMP, Cory JOHNSON, Justin JOHNSON, Quinten FARMER and Brandon WALLACE. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Hills, Harrison, AR., 72601. Burns Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

FAST, GODAT, KING, KITCH, NEWBERRY, SPEEGLE, THOMPSON, WARREN posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Wednesday, February 21, 2001

Dwight SPEEGLE, 49, Oklahoma Dwight SPEEGLE, age 49, of Texhoma, Ok., passed away Feb. 21, 2001, as a result of an auto accident near his home. The son of Velma Charlotte (WARREN) and William Oliver SPEEGLE, he was born May 4, 1951, in Kermit, Texas. He attended school in Stinnet and Borger and had lived in Guymon before moving to Texhoma one year ago. He was a mechanic and had attended Victory Center Church. Dwight was known by many people in many ways. He is survived by two daughters, Sherry SPEEGLE, Tammy SPEEGLE, both of Lubbock, Tx.,; one son, Joey SPEEGLE of Las Cruces, NM.; two sisters, Syble KING of Yellville, Velma NEWBERRY and husband, Charles, of Granite, Ok. Also surviving are four brothers, William L. SPEEGLE and wife, Kathy of Abilene, Tx., Pete SPEEGLE of Guymon, Ok., Jack KITCH and wife, Gwen, Darl KITCH, of Yellville. Other survivors include his grandmother, Lew WARREN of Yellville, many nieces and nephews to include Jonathan KING, Leslie Kitch GODAT, Joy Kitch THOMPSON, Kenneth KITCH, Cecil Wayne KITCH, all of Yellville. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, and cousins of the Yellville area. He was preceded in death by his mother, Velma SPEEGLE FAST who passed away Feb. 1969, his father, W.O. SPEEGLE, who passed away May, 1979. Graveside funeral services were held Saturday Feb. 24, at 10 a.m. at Elmhurst Cemetery with Rev. Odie Nunley officiating. Services were under the direction of Henson-Novak Funeral Directors of Guymon [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

BIEHLER, FERGUSON, MULLEN, PATE, SMITH, STANPHILL, TURBETT posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Monday, February 26, 2001

Mt. Echo Mar 8, 2001 issue: Loretta K. BIEHLER, 78, Jordan Loretta K. BIEHLER, age 78, of Jordan, passed away at her residence on Feb. 26, 2001. She was born Jan. 18, 1923, at Wheatland, Wy., the daughter of Patrick J. and Mary A. (FERGUSON) MULLEN. She was united in marriage to Leo V. BIEHLER on April 23, 1946, in Colorado. She was a former resident of Colorado, having moved to Jordan, Ar., in 1968. She was a registered nurse for 40 years and retired as the Marion County Health Administrator. She was a member of the St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. She was a veteran having served in WWII as a Lieutenant for the WAC. Mrs. BIEHLER enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and craft making. She is survived by one son, Rich BIEHLER and his wife, Louann, of Mountain Home; three daughters, Barbara PATE and her husband, Dick, of Jordan, Kathy STANPHILL and her husband, Dennis, of Castle Rock, Co., Janet TURBETT and her husband, John, of Elizabeth, Co. Also surviving are one brother, Jack MULLEN of Wheatland, Wy.; one sister, Margaret SMITH of Concord, Ca.; nine grandchildren, Kent, Lori, Bill, Stacy, Chad, Ed, Marta, Chrissy and Brian; one great-grandchild, Kaylene. Visitation was held Wed., Feb. 28 from 1 to 9 p.m. at Roller Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held Thursday, March 1, at 10 a.m. Vigil Service was held at 3:30 p.m. Wed., Feb. 28 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel with Graveside military honors by the North Central Arkansas Veterans Council Honor; Honor Guard was Alley-White American Legion Post #52. Burial was in Norfork Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandson, Brian Biehler and her neighbors R. J. Smith, James Mattix, Odale Luster, David Fielding, and Dean Cullen. Memorials may be made to the Masses or to Hospice of the Ozarks. Arrangements were by Roller Funeral Home of Mountain Home. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

ADAMS, ELLIS, FITZGERALD, SILVER posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Tuesday, February 27, 2001

Shirley FITZGERALD, 62, Nevada Shirley FITZGERALD, age 62, passed away Feb. 27, 2001 at St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Las Vegas, NV, after a short illness. She was born Jan. 22, 1939, at St. Joe, Ar., the daughter of Carter and Dorothy (ADAMS) SILVER. She was united in marriage to Robert FITZGERALD on Dec. 3, 1960, in Louisiana. She made her home in Nevada since 1968, and was Human Resources Manager for Merck/Medco RX Services for many years prior to her retirement in 1998. She is survived by her husband and one daughter, Kerry Shannon FITZGERALD, both of Las Vegas. Also surviving are sisters Donna ELLIS of Harrison, and Patricia Kowan of Las Vegas; and brothers Ben SILVER of California, Mo., and Bill Silver of Harrison. Funeral Services were held in Nevada. Shirley will be interred at the family cemetery in Tomahawk, Ar. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1325 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, Nv., 89119. Submitted by Robert FITZGERALD, 5456 Painted Gorge Dr., Las Vegas, Nv., 89149. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]

CANTRELL, CHRISTIAN, CLEVELAND, GONZALES, GUNNELLS, HAWKINS, MERRITT, YORK posted by Mt Echo Newspaper on Wednesday, February 28, 2001

Mt Echo Mar 8, 2001 Issue: James "Jim" D. CANTRELL, 59, Yellville James "Jim" D. CANTRELL, age 59, of Yellville, passed away Feb. 28, 2001, at Baxter Regional Medical Center at Mountain Home. He was born Sept. 23, 1941, at Valles Mines, Mo., the son of Lewis and Pansy Nadine (GUNNELLS) CANTRELL. He was united in marriage to Laura (HAWKINS) CANTRELL on March 8, 1991. He was a Paper Carrier. He is survived by his wife, Laura; three sons, Jimmy CANTRELL of St. Louis, Mo., David CANTRELL, of South Carolina, David CHRISTIAN of Yellville; three step-sons; five daughters, Tina CANTRELL, of Il., Jamie CANTRELL of Mo., Amanda CHRISTIAN of St. Charles, Mo., Angela CHRISTIAN and Melissa CHRISTIAN both of Yellville, and one step-daughter. He is also survived by four brothers, Robert CANTRELL of Valley Park, Mo., Bill CANTRELL of Houston, Tx., Karel CANTRELL of Amarillo, Tx., Jack CANTRELL of Athens, Oh.; four sisters, Faye GONZALES of Bull Head City, Ar., Elizabeth CLEVELAND of Prescott, Az., Ruth MERRITT of Hayti, Mo., Kaye YORK of Mountain Home, Ar.; and seven grandchildren. Visitation was held Sat., March 3, from 12 to 2 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home. Funeral Services were held Sat. March 3, at 2 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home. Burial was private. Burns Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. [Submitted by Dawn Gray, Mt. Echo Staff]


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