Our Obituaries

James "Hondo" Lewis Holyfield

August 17, 1962 - December 3, 2016

James "Hondo" Lewis Holyfield, 54, of Siloam Springs, AR, passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Siloam Springs. Hondo was born August 17, 1962 in Rogers, AR; he was the son of John R Holyfield and Victoria R. Friend Holyfield. He married Tracey Gail Hutchinson on January 16, 1993 in Springdale, AR. Hondo worked for Kemp Quarries as a sourcing specialist, was a member of the...
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Rebecca Sue Akins

October 31, 1952 - December 2, 2016

Rebecca Sue Akins, 64, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away December 2, 2016 at Earlene Howard Circle of Life Hospice Center in Springdale, Arkansas. She was born October 31, 1952 to S.D. (Dick) and Juanita Lawlis in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. She and Dale Akins were married August 13, 1970. She spent her life being a wonderful wife, mother of three, grandmother of five who she loved and...
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Juadah "Judy" Gardenhire

November 13, 2016

Juadah "Judy" Mounger Gardenhire, age 72 of Farmington Arkansas, left this earth on November 13, 2016 from Willard Walker Hospice House. She was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas to OD and Eva Mounger on September 17, 1944. She lived her childhood in Siloam Springs graduating from Siloam High in 1962. Judy began her caregiving as a "candy striper" while in high school. She was a nurse (RNBSN) for...
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Johnny Cross

January 26, 1942 - November 10, 2016

Johnny H. Cross, 74, of Fayetteville, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born on January 26, 1942 in Atkins, Arkansas, a son of Columbus Cross and Mary (Marple) Cross. He retired from Swepco Electric Power Company as a Lineman after 38 years of service. He was a member of the Full Gospel Harbor...
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Vera Fain

September 3, 1926 - November 8, 2016

Vera Fain, 90, formerly of Kansas, OK passed away Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at the Quail Ridge Living Center in West Siloam Springs. Vera was born on September 3, 1926 at her parents home in the Norwood Community, Arkansas. She was the daughter of Earl Collins and Elizabeth Holland Collins. She worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Kansas, OK for many years and was a member of the First...
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Dallas Glen Scott

January 15, 1975 - November 7, 2016

Dallas Glen Scott, 41, of Siloam Springs, AR passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at the Siloam Springs Regional Hospital Dallas was born on January 15, 1975 in Siloam Springs, a son of Gene Dallas Scott and Linda Ann Jones Scott. Dallas was a cabinet installer and an artist who loved to paint, loved music and was a talented singer. He loved people and never met a stranger. He is survived by...
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Ellis "Ace" Sisk

February 5, 1933 - November 5, 2016

Ellis A. "Ace" Sisk 83 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale, AR. Ace was born February 5, 1933 in Prairie Grove, AR; he was the son of John and Opal Sisk. Ace served his Country honorably in U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Doris C. Chenoweth on June 7, 1974 in Weddington, AR. Ace managed several service...
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James "Jamie" Martin

May 20, 1976 - November 4, 2016

James, "Jamie" Allen Martin, 40, of Centerton, passed away at his home on November 4, 2016. Jamie was born on May 20, 1976 in New Hartford, NY, a son of Floyd Martin and Phyllis Dollar Martin. He was an avid reader, loved to travel and had been member of the Boy Scouts of America. He is survived by his father, Floyd Martin of Centerton; one sister, Melissa Martin of Siloam Springs; a step...
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Erma Lee Greathouse

July 12, 1931 - November 4, 2016

Erma Lee Greathouse 85 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Friday, November 4, 2016 at her home. Erma Lee was born July 12, 1931 in Wheeler, OK; she was the daughter of Millard and Myrtle McCuistion. She married John Lee Greathouse on February 21, 1972 in Miami, OK. Erma Lee was a dietician and charge nurse for some time. She enjoyed painting and was quick to learn a new hobby. Survivors...
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Justin B Calico

June 6, 1963 - October 29, 2016

Justin B. Calico, 53, of Fayetteville, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at his residence. He was born on June 6, 1963 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a son of Harold Dean Calico, Sr. and Mary (Dash) Calico. Justin loved his family and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife, Danette Calico of Rogers, Arkansas; three children, Wanema Alberti of Bentonville, Arkansas,...
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Janet Diane Bumala

November 10, 1955 - October 27, 2016

Janet Diane Bumala, 60, of Siloam Springs, AR passed away, Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. Janet was born on Nov. 10, 1955 in Modesto, CA, a daughter of Guy Russell and Emma Cargill Russell. She was a waitress for most of her life and was known for her great cooking. She attended New Life Church in Siloam Springs. She was the caregiver for her son Danny,...
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Hershel Ray Binam

February 11, 1926 - October 25, 2016

Hershel Ray Binam, 90, of Fayetteville, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the North Hills Rehab in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was born on February 11, 1926 in Possum Trot Creek, Arkansas, a son of Thomas Ray Binam and Rinza (Slape) Binam. He married Dollie Mae Cater on April 15, 1952 in Harrison, Arkansas. He was a member of Oak Grove Church and Friendship Baptist Church and...
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Juanita "Jackie" Bowen

May 29, 1934 - October 25, 2016

Juanita "Jackie" Spencer Bowen, 82, of Lowell, Arkansas passed away at the Circle of Life Hospice Home in Bentonville, Arkansas with her family by her side. Jackie was born May 29, 1934 in Ponca, Arkansas to Verlan and Ola Mathis Spencer. She worked in Scottsdale, Arizona for Motorolla as a floor supervisor. She moved back to Campton, Arkansas in 1974, before moving to Lowell, Arkansas where...
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Shirley Mae Jaramillo

July 22, 1932 - October 23, 2016

Shirley M. Jaramillo, 84, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on October 23, 2016 at her residence. She was born Shirley Mae Adams on July 22, 1932 to James and Vonnie Grace Adams at Caltalpha, Arkansas. She grew up in Clarksville Arkansas. She was an antique dealer in Springdale and had worked for and retired from the Barstow Marine base and was a Federal Military Retiree. She came to...
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Stuart Lynn Chaney

December 29, 1951 - October 18, 2016

Stuart Lynn Chaney 64 of Chewey, OK passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR. Stuart was born December 29, 1951 in Harrison, AR; he was the son of Willard and Ellen Chaney. He earned a degree in horticulture from the University of Arkansas. Stuart married Diana Tuttle on February 6, 1988 in Stillwell, OK. He was the plant health...
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James "Bo" Dudley

September 24, 1946 - October 18, 2016

James "Bo" Dudley, age 70, of Springdale, AR was born Sept 24, 1946 in Austin, TX, and passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016. On August 12, 1987 he was united in marriage to Sally Prell, who survives. Also surviving is a daughter, Diane Lashbrooks, her husband Chris, and their son Preston of Springdale, AR; his mother Aleta Scott of Springdale, AR; a...
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Danny Rex "Moose" Martin

September 4, 1958 - October 17, 2016

Danny Rex "Moose" Martin, 58, of Siloam Springs, AR passed away Monday, October 17, 2016 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Danny was born on September 4, 1958 in Washington D.C., a son of Kenneth Rex Martin and Evelyn Joyce Hevrin Martin. Danny was a graduate Lake Hamilton High School, Class of 1977; he then attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello where he played college football. He attended...
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Pamela Peebles

December 9, 1954 - October 15, 2016

Pamela Sue Butler Peebles 61 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on October 15, 2016 at the Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehab. Pamela was born December 9, 1954 in Prairie Grove, AR; she was the daughter of James Russell & Doris June Butler. Pam was a homemaker; she enjoyed watching football, game shows and playing dominoes. Survivors Include Daughter Jennifer Dawn Peebles Claremore, OK ...
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David Lee Winkler

August 13, 1969 - October 13, 2016

David Lee Winkler 47 of Colcord, OK passed away on October 13, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, AR. David was born August 13, 1969 in Walsh, OK and was the son Willard and Mary Winkler. He had worked as a general labor. David enjoyed fishing, listening to music, he was an avid NASCAR fan and loved animals. Survivors include: Daughters Ashley Pierce Oklahoma...
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David Winkler

August 13, 1969 - October 13, 2016


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Rhonda Elaine Love

January 1, 1956 - October 7, 2016

Rhonda Elaine Love, 60, of Kansas, OK, passed away Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at the Willard Walker Hospice in Fayetteville, AR. Rhonda was born on January 1, 1956 in Tulsa, OK, a daughter of Orban Sappington and Nellie Harrington Sappington. She was the widow of the late Russell Love who preceded her in death. Rhonda worked for Allen's Canning Co in Quality Control, was a member of the Siloam...
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Dan Smith

December 6, 1941 - October 6, 2016

Dan was born on December 6, 1941, a son of Roy A. Smith and Dorothy (Pinkerton) Smith. He married his wife Alice on June 20, 1975. Dan entered the US Navy on December 18, 1963 and served honorably for four years. Afterwards he had various jobs—office clerk, roofing, and over-the-road trucking until 1988 at which time he moved to Springdale, Arkansas and became a home builder and dump truck...
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Johnnie Joann Thomas

April 16, 1937 - October 3, 2016

Johnnie Joann Thomas, 79, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Monday, October 03, 2016 at her residence. Johnnie was born on April 16, 1937 in Oakwood, Oklahoma, a daughter of Johnny H. Rannals and Mary Ann Rannals. She worked as an alterations designer for Dillard's. She was awarded the Volunteer Service Award by the Veterans Administration. She was preceded in death by her brother,...
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William Edward Guy

June 1, 1943 - September 27, 2016

William Edward Guy, 73 of Lowell, AR passed away, Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Mercy Hospital in Rogers. William was born on June 1, 1943 in Beech Grove, Indiana, a son of William Ernest Guy and Marta Helen Louise Ebbeler Guy. He married Pamela Kay Johnson on March 9, 1978 in Tulsa, OK, who preceded him in death on Dec. 20, 2015. William worked for AT&T in telecommunications. He was a...
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Betty Jane Mitchell

July 22, 1934 - September 25, 2016

Betty Jane Mitchell, 82, of Lowell, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Shiloh Nursing and Rehab in Springdale, Arkansas. Betty was born on July 22, 1934, in Alexandria, Louisiana, a daughter of Otis Calvin Willis and Blanche Irene (Merrill) Willis. She enjoyed traveling, spending time with her children and grandchildren, and was an avid reader. She was preceded in...
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Daniel Potter

March 17, 1970 - September 19, 2016

Daniel Russell Potter, 46, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at his home in Dallas, Texas. Daniel was born March 17, 1970 in Mountain View, California. He was the son of Cheryl Potter and Russell L. Potter. Daniel was a graduate of Ozark Academy in Gentry, Arkansas and he received his Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design from Walla Walla University in Washington. Daniel was a talented...
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James "Jim" Lewis

June 22, 1937 - September 12, 2016

James "Jim" Lewis, 79, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice Home in Springdale, Arkansas. Jim was born on June 22, 1937 in Montour, Iowa, a son of late Dallas O. Lewis and Eldora M. Lewis. He served in the US Navy. He retired from the Fayetteville Post Office and after retirement he volunteered as a Pole worker and enjoyed fishing. ...
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Thomas Martin Lundstrom

September 1, 1968 - September 11, 2016

Thomas Martin Lundstrom, 48, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at his residence. Thomas was born on September 1, 1968 in Downey, California, a son of Thomas M. Lundstrom and Lorine (Blair) Lundstrom. He was proud of his family and was a good husband, father and son. Thomas was always available to help those in need. He is preceded in death by his father...
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Salvador Jacobo Castro, Sr.

October 4, 1946 - September 8, 2016

Salvador Jacobo Castro Sr. 69 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR Salvador was born October 4, 1946 in Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico; he was the son of Juan Jacobo & Nicolasa Castro. Salvador married Maria Viramontes in Laredo, MX. He enjoyed baking, liked to dance and was a humble man who loved being...
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Judy Kay Clark

July 26, 1955 - September 7, 2016

Judy Kay Clark, 57, of Lowell, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Arkansas. Judy was born on July 26, 1959 in Huntsville, Arkansas, the daughter of Lawton P. Vaughan and Mary L. (Rogers) Vaughan. She worked as a caregiver and enjoyed being outdoors. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and she had a heart to help...
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Roberta Ann Lingerfelt

December 21, 1935 - September 6, 2016

Roberta Ann Lingerfelt, 80, of Siloam Springs, AR, passed away at her home on September 6, 2016. Roberta was born on December 21, 1935 in Cape Girardeau, MO, a daughter of Walter Higgins and Ella Rough Higgins. She was the widow of the late Charles Walter Lingerfelt. Roberta was a lifelong member of the Assemblies of God; she loved to travel, go camping, and fishing. But her most...
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Raymond "Garrett" Anderson

October 5, 2007 - September 4, 2016

Raymond "Garrett" Anderson, 8, of Watts, OK, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the St. John's Medical Center in Tulsa, OK. Garrett was born on October 5, 2007 in Siloam Springs, AR. He is survived by his parents, Jennifer Martin and Travis Anderson of Watts, OK; his sister, Shelby Anderson and Harvey Tate; two brothers, Brian and Dalton Anderson all of Watts, OK; Grandparents, Russ and...
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Wilma Fern Garner

February 17, 1957 - August 28, 2016

Wilma Fern Garner 59 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR. Wilma was born February 17, 1957 in Harrison, AR ; she was the daughter of John Alan & Lois Evelyn Wright. Wilma had worked for McKee Foods for 25 years She enjoyed taking pictures, spontaneous road trips, working in her flower beds, and spending...
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Joel David Sands

November 22, 1974 - August 27, 2016

Joel David Sands 41 of Chewey, OK passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the Tahlequah City Hospital in Tahlequah, OK. Joel was born November 22, 1974 in Tahlequah; he was the son of David and Jonita Sand. He married Melody Haney on December 3, 2005 at the Sequoyah Chapel in Tahlequah, OK . Joel drove for the Brake Trucking. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing, sharpening his...
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Angela "Angie" Sue McCallister

September 2, 1968 - August 25, 2016

Angela "Angie" Sue McCallister 47 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR Angela was born September 2, 1968; she was the daughter of Lloyd& Brenda McCallister. She was employed with Simmons Industries as a deboner. Angela enjoyed singing, animals and was a very outgoing sociable person. Survivors Include ...
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Abel Sandoval, Sr.

November 7, 1951 - August 21, 2016

Abel Sandoval Sr 64 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, AR. Mr. Sandoval was born November 7, 1951 in El Salvador; he was the son of Isidro & Josefina Sandoval. Abel was employed at Kitchen & Bath Cabinets in Siloam Springs. He enjoyed fishing, playing poker and watching soccer. Survivors include: Son Abel Sandoval...
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Alice Artishia (Tishie) Russell Edens

April 22, 1925 - August 21, 2016

Alice Artishia (Tishie) Russell Edens, 91, of Lowell, Arkansas died peacefully in her sleep on August 21, 2016 at her home in Lowell with family at her side. Born April 22, 1925 in Rotan, Texas, she is preceded by her parents, William Andrew Russell and Nora Leta Gordon Russell, and her husband Chester Arthur Edens, two brothers Truman Russell and William Russell and a sister Irene Harrison. ...
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James Floyd "Joe" Ames

August 18, 1949 - August 12, 2016

James Floyd "Joe" Ames 66 of Colcord, OK passed away on Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Shiloh Nursing & Rehab in Springdale, AR James was born August 18, 1949 in Watts, OK; he was the son of Alfred and Viletta Ames. Private family arrangements were made for Mr. Ames.
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Ruby Bernice Devereaux

June 25, 1927 - July 27, 2016

Ruby Bernice Devereaux, 89, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice Home in Bentonville, Arkansas. She was born June 25, 1927, to Earl J and Edna c McClure in Yuma, Arizona. Her parents moved to California in 1928 where she lived until she and Tom Devereaux moved to Springdale, Arkansas in 1984. She was preceded in death by her parents,...
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Claudia L. "Mimi" Skordal

October 21, 1918 - July 24, 2016

Claudia L. 'Mimi' Skordal October 21, 1918-July 24, 2016 Claudia Laura "Mimi" Skordal passed away peacefully at home this past Sunday. She was the daughter of William and Isadora Dandliker. Born in Renville County, North Dakota, she attended Minot Business College and married Henry Benton Skordal, the love of her life in 1942. The baby of seven farm raised children, she found her loyalty...
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Judy Helen King

April 12, 1947 - July 21, 2016

Judy Helen Butler King, the daughter of Pat and Ruby "Hill" Butler was born April 12, 1947 in Sitwell, Oklahoma and departed this life on July 21, 2016 at her home in Disney, Oklahoma at the age of 69 yrs, 3 months, and 9 days old. She married Gary King on May 14, 1971 in Stillwell, Oklahoma. They were blessed with 2 sons. Judy loved nature and would spend hours and hours on the river...
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Mauricio Rolando Zetino

January 8, 1949 - July 19, 2016

Mauricio Ronaldo Zetino, 67, of Springdale, AR passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at his home. Mauricio was born on January 8, 1949 in Santa Ana, El Salvador. He was an Accountant who enjoyed reading. He is survived by his daughter, Sara Garcia of Siloam Springs; two sons, Nestor Zetino of Long Beach, Ca and Oscar Zetino of Colorado; two brothers and two sisters; eight grandchildren. ...
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Burnis Elnora Hayles

March 23, 1924 - July 19, 2016

Burnis Elnora Hayles, 92, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at the Maples at Har-Bar Meadows. She was born on March 23, 1924 in Wetumka, Oklahoma, a daughter of William and Virgie (Smith) Denton. She was a loving mother and proud of her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emery B. Hayles; 2 brothers, Johnny Denton and Mack Denton; and 2 sisters,...
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Dustin Brock Leroy

May 24, 2000 - July 17, 2016

Dustin Brock Leroy 16 of Colcord, OK passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016 in Mayes County, OK. Dustin was born May 24, 2000 in Siloam Springs, AR; he was the son of Lonnie & Tonya Leroy. He was sophomore at Colcord High School. He enjoyed basketball, playing Xbox and hanging out with his friends Baily & Kali Fowler, Wrangler Leroy, Rowdy Trammell, his brother Nathan Estep and Ashlyne Davis ...
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Delbert Earl Arnold

November 28, 1945 - July 11, 2016

Delbert Earl Arnold 70 of Colcord, OK passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale, AR. Delbert was born November 28, 1945 in Anadarko, OK; he was the son Alonzo & Ruby Arnold. He married Wanda Faye Mitchell on March 10, 1965 in Tahlequah, OK. Delbert had worked for the city of Siloam Springs as a truck driver. He enjoyed fishing, playing guitar, dirt...
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Janet Louise Morris

September 20, 1947 - July 1, 2016

Janet Louise Morris 68 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale, AR. Janet was born September 20, 1947 in Newman, CA; she was the daughter of Raymond and Dorothy Richardson. She married Ed Morris on April 10, 2010 in Siloam Springs, AR . From an early age it was evident Jan would become a minster. She loved to share the gospel,...
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David L. Speed

May 29, 1943 - June 27, 2016

David L. Speed 7 3 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Monday, June 27, 2016 at the Ozark Community Hospital in Gravette, AR. David was born May 29, 1943 in Siloam Springs, AR to Robert B. & Cleta Simpson Speed. He was of the Pentecostal faith. David enjoyed singing gospel music and playing his guitar. Survivors include: 2 Grandchildren David Speed Samantha Sanchez 4 Great...
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Roberta Mae Bates

September 5, 1936 - June 19, 2016

Roberta Mae Baker Bates, 79, of Colcord, OK, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the Quail Ridge Living Center. Roberta was born on September 5, 1936 in Downing, MO, a daughter of Earl Daniels and Mary Richards Daniels. She was the widow of the late Ralph "Butch" Baker and then was the widow of the late Glen Bates. She was a CNA and had worked at nursing home as well as being a homemaker. ...
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David Glen Ueda

April 20, 1958 - June 19, 2016

David Glen Ueda 58 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away at his home on Sunday, June 19, 2016. David was born April 20, 1958 in Bentonville, AR; he was the son of Dale & Betty Ueda. He was a retired truck driver. David enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing, he loved his dog, traveling, cooking out and playing his guitar. Survivors include: Children Tiffany & Stephen Vest Siloam...
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Betty J Barnes

January 1, 1943 - June 17, 2016

Betty J. Barnes 73 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Friday, June 17, 2016 at her home in Siloam Springs. Betty was born on January 1, 1943 in Kingman, KS; she was the daughter of Joseph & Rose Kelley. Survivors include: Son Daniel & Christy Barnes Rohnert Park, CA Grandchildren Danielle Barnes, Jeremy Barnes and Desiree Barnes. A committal of the cremains will be held on...
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Jeffery Watkins

December 22, 1960 - June 5, 2016

Jeffery Lynn Watkins, 55, of Prairie Grove, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2016. He was born on December 22, 1960 in Nuremberg, Germany, a son of Donald Watkins and Betty (Nicks) Watkins. He worked as a carpenter and enjoyed fishing and hunting. Jeffery is survived by two sons, Jeffery Ray Lynn Watkins of Missouri and Zachary Watkins of Conway, Arkansas; his parents of...
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Olga Allene Johnson

February 16, 1940 - May 30, 2016

Olga Allene Johnson, 76, of Springdale, AR passed away on May 30, 2016 after an extended illness. Allene was born on February 16, 1940 in Swain, Arkansas, the daughter of Jake and Jessie Collins. She married Jimmie Lee Johnson in 1969 in Las Vegas, NV. She retired from the Arkansas Poultry Federation after 46 years of dedicated service and attended the Rivers of Mercy Church in Springdale. ...
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Everett "JT" Hathorn

July 2, 1931 - May 29, 2016

Everett "JT" Hathorn, 84, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016 at the Shiloh Nursing and Rehab in Springdale, Arkansas. He was born on July 2, 1931 in Kingston, Arkansas, a son of the late William Hathorn and Dela (Cook) Hathorn. JT loved his family. He worked as a carpenter, musician and farmer and loved working with horses and cows. He enjoyed playing music at the...
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Mayes Eugene Rogers

November 19, 1968 - May 23, 2016

Mayes Eugene Rogers, 47, of Kansas, OK., passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Regency Hospital in Springdale, AR. Mayes was born on November 19, 1968 in Tahlequah, OK, a son of Mayes E. Rogers, Sr. and Ella Mae Barnett Rogers. He married Christi Lynn Roberts on June 27, 2002. Mayes had been a welder who enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking dancing and singing. He coached boys baseball on...
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Maxine Vern Barnes

September 18, 1920 - May 23, 2016

Maxine Vern Barnes 95 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale, AR. Maxine was born September 18, 1920 in Delaware County, OK; she was the daughter of James & Stella Sill. Maxine had worked for John Brown University in the cafeteria and for Allen's Canning Co. She loved caring for her family and cooking for them. She enjoyed...
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Charles R. Vaughn

January 16, 1922 - May 21, 2016

Charles R. Vaughn, 94, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Quail Ridge Living Center in Colcord, Oklahoma. Charles was born January 16, 1922 in Fayetteville, Arkansas; a son of the late Ira and Ora Vaughn. He served in the US Army during WWII. He married Doylene Lamont on September 26, 1981. He was a member of the VFW post 1674 in Siloam Springs, Arkansas....
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Stephen Fredrick Hartman

April 29, 1941 - May 19, 2016

Stephen Fredrick Hartman 74 of Colcord, OK passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016 in Colcord, OK. Stephen was born May 29, 1941 in Syracuse, NY; he was the son of Paul and Gertrude Hartman. He married Patricia Oteka Shipp on October 1, 2004 in Miami, OK. Stephen was the Assistant Chief of Police for the City of Colcord, OK. He had been a cattle buyer for Hormel, worked for Dr. Grigsby, ranch...
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Clara Juanita Lowe

June 29, 1927 - May 17, 2016

Clara Juanita Lowe 88 of Siloam Springs, AR and formerly of Greenville, MS passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale, AR. Ms. Lowe was born June 29, 1927 in Drew, MS; she was the daughter of James Ervin Everitt and Clara B. Everitt. She was the widow of the late Oscar Jewell Vest and Alfred Hosey Lowe. Clara was a homemaker and for a time worked as...
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Timothy Luke Waldrip

February 11, 1988 - May 14, 2016

Timothy Luke Waldrip, 28 of Rogers, AR, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Timothy was born on February 11, 1988 in Springdale. He is the son of Luke Waldrip and Jo Anne Hulet Waldrip. He was a nurse at Ashley Rehab and was promoted to Medical Records at Highland Rehab in Bella Vista. Tim...
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Sam Griggs

May 10, 1983 - May 12, 2016

Sam Griggs, 33, of Bentonville, Arkansas passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016 at his residence. He was born on May 10, 1983 in Little Rock, Arkansas, son of Ralph and Carolyn Griggs. He was a Baptist and worked for Wal-Mart as a Building Controls Specialist. Sam was a talented musician and artist. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ralph Y. Griggs and Hester Griggs;...
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Delbert Wayne Shreve

April 9, 1969 - May 9, 2016

Delbert Wayne Shreve, 47, of Lincoln, AR passed away Monday, May 9, 2016. Delbert was born on April 9, 1969 in Fayetteville, AR; he was the son of William Franklin Shreve and Mary Dell Asher Shreve. He married Danyle Kay Brown on March 28, 2011. He was a truck driver for the Robert Craig Trucking Co., loved to deer hunt and was a member of the Rustic Relics Tractor Club and loved spending...
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Allen W. Combs

June 27, 1944 - April 30, 2016

Allen W. Combs, 71, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Shiloh Nursing and Rehab in Springdale, Arkansas. Allen was born on June 27, 1944 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a son of Arthur and Etta Combs. He was a certified Dr. Pepper collector and a member of the Handyman Club and the National Rifle Association. He was preceded in death by his parents; one...
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Bob Robinson

December 27, 1941 - April 30, 2016

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Robert E. Potts

June 20, 1942 - April 25, 2016

Robert E. Potts, 73, of Ft. Smith, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 25, 2016 at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He was born on June 20, 1942 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a son of Euel S. Potts and Virginia (Morton) Potts. He graduated from Springdale High School and then the University of Arkansas. He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He was an avid...
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LeRoy "Lee" Sletten

August 19, 1937 - April 23, 2016

LeRoy "Lee" Sletten, 78, of Springdale, Arkansas died April 23, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. He was born August 19, 1937 at his parent's ranch in Perkins County, South Dakota, son of Hjalmer and Eleanor (Kinstad) Sletten. He attended rural one room grade schools, and graduated from Newell, South Dakota High School in 1955. He graduated from Parks Electronics Institute...
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Dale J. Crowley

July 27, 1929 - April 23, 2016

Dale J. Crowley 86 of Decatur passed away on April 23, 2016 at the Circle of Life Hospice House in Bentonville, AR. Dale was born July 27, 1929 in Deactur, AR; he was the son of Ben & Dovie Crowley. He married Joyce Turrell on June 8, 1956. Dale was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he honorably served his Country for 21 years. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, VFW of...
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Jimmie Garland Watson

November 24, 1933 - April 18, 2016

Jimmie Garland Watson, 82, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, Arkansas. Jimmie was born on November 24, 1933 in Nail, Arkansas, a son of William F. and Berslie Mae (Thompson) Watson. He was a member of the Gospel Tabernacle in Bethel Heights and retired after 35 years as an Ammonia Refrigeration Tech for George's Inc. ...
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Geneva Jean McCollough

January 9, 1923 - April 16, 2016

Geneva Jean McCollough, 93, a lifelong resident of Springdale, AR passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016 at The Maples Nursing Home. Jean was born on January 9, 1923 in Mansfield, MO, a daughter of Joseph Clarence Shinpaugh and Maggie Moody Shinpaugh. Jean was a hairdresser for many years and also owned and operated Springdale Yard Ornaments. She enjoyed many crafts including tole and china...
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Patricia Ann Spence

December 9, 1932 - April 12, 2016

Patricia Ann Spence 83 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at the Covington Court Living Center in Ft. Smith AR. Ms. Spence was born December 9, 1932 in Nebraska; she was the daughter of Arlie Andrew Neu and Cora Faye Neu. Patricia worked for Simmons for 39 years. Survivors Include: Son David Sanderson and family Kim, their kids: Krystle and Steve and their...
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Geraldine Sutherlan

October 27, 1925 - April 11, 2016

Geraldine Sutherlan, 90, of Springdale, AR passed away Monday, April 11, 2016 at the Shiloh Nursing and Rehab. Geraldine was born on October 27, 1925 in Hindsville, AR, a daughter of Lloyd Bohannon and Leona Pearl Sutton Bohannon. She married Verlin Sutherlan on April 26, 1941 who preceded her in death in 2004. Geraldine was a homemaker, who helped raised chickens and also had sold Avon. ...
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Roy T. Edgmon

November 27, 1913 - April 5, 2016

Mr. Roy T. Edgmon, 102 of Lowell, passed away Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at his home surrounded by family. Mr. Edgmon was born Nov. 27, 1913 in Newton County, Arkansas to Phil and Pennie Edgmon. He married Vola Watson May 28, 1933. They moved to NW Arkansas in the fall of 1945 where he farmed and worked over 30 years at Farmers Coop. He was a long time member and deacon of Phillips Chapel...
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James A Smith

June 16, 1939 - April 4, 2016

James A. Smith, 76, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Monday, April 4, 2016 at Circle of Life Hospice Home in Springdale. He was born on June 16, 1939 in Forum, Arkansas, a son of the late Guy P. Smith and Erma (Gumm) Smith. He severed in the US Navy and later was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 53 in Benton County. He was preceded in death by one grandson, Seth...
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James E. "Jim" Allen, Sr.

December 12, 1938 - April 2, 2016

James E. "Jim" Allen, Sr., 77, of Rogers, AR passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 at the Earlene Howard Hospice House in Springdale. Jim was born on December 12, 1938 in Gentry, AR, a son of Jesse Horton Allen and Blanche Ellis Allen. Jim married Betty Jo Johnson on April 12, 1996 at the Church of Christ in Colcord, OK. Jim was long haul truck driver for many years having retired from the...
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Faye Francis Ann Murray

July 26, 1981 - April 1, 2016

Faye Francis Ann Murray 34 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016 at the Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. Faye was July 26, 1981 in Klamath Falls, OR; she was the daughter rof Jimmy Pierce and Judy O'Brien. She was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her children and gardening. Survivors include: Fiancé Jimmy Hyde of the Home Daughters Abagail...
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Anthony G Wind, Jr

April 9, 1930 - March 30, 2016

Anthony G. Wind, Jr., 85 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Anthony was born April 9, 1930 in Buffalo, New York, a son of Anthony G. Wind Sr. and Teresa VanLeckWyck Wind. Anthony married the love of his life, Ruth V. Brown on June 26, 1954 in Coatesville, PA. Anthony joined the U.S. Navy and served...
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Rito Ruacho Diaz

May 22, 1958 - March 25, 2016

Rito Ruacho Diaz 57 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale, AR . Rito was born May 22, 1958 in Chihuahua, Mexico. He married Maria Jordan on December 24, 1990. Rito was employed at Wood Truss Systems in Siloam Springs. Rito enjoyed fishing, and working with his hands building and woodworking, he was friendly to others and liked...
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Orville Frank "Buzz" LaRue

August 5, 1936 - March 25, 2016

Orville Frank "Buzz" LaRue 79 formerly of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Friday, March 25, 2016 at St. John's Medical Center in Tulsa, OK. Buzz was born August 5, 1936 in Bartlesville, OK; he was the son of Oren W. Larue and Sarah (Barnhart) LaRue. He worked as a dairy farmer. Buzz also enjoyed fishing, riding horses, enjoyed spending time with his family and aggravating his grandchildren....
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Carolyn Knight

March 20, 1932 - March 25, 2016

Carolyn Knight, 84, long-time resident of Siloam Springs, AR, passed away Friday, March 25, 2016, at her home, surrounded by her daughters. She was born March 20, 1932 in Little Rock, AR, the oldest of two children to George Henry and Augusta (Morris) Hand. Carolyn was raised in Yellville, AR and graduated from Yellville-Summit High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Bob Knight in...
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Harvey G. Provost

September 17, 1925 - March 23, 2016

Harvey G. Provost, 90, of Siloam Springs, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the Arkansas Veterans Home in Fayetteville. Harvey was born on September 17, 1925 in the Logan Community, a son of Bernie Provost and Bessie Pearl Carney Provost. He married AQ Tosh on November 16, 1959. Harvey had been a truck driver and a diesel mechanic, having worked for Kenworth in Springdale for many...
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Patricia Branton

February 17, 1945 - March 19, 2016

Patricia Branton, 71, of Springdale AR, passed away Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Earlene Howard Hospice House in Springdale. Patricia was born February 17, 1945 in New York,New York, a daughter of Rufus Brown and Mary Preston Brown. Patricia spent most of her life in Jacksonville, Florida where she worked for 31 years for the City of Jacksonville Tax Collector's office. She was a foster...
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Ruby Payne-Swango

July 18, 1923 - March 19, 2016

Ruby Payne-Swango, age 92 relocated to Heaven Saturday March 19, 2016 at the Mercy ICU in Springfield, MO after suffering multiple injuries in a head-on car crash in her home town of Springdale, AR. She was born July 18, 1923 in Mulhall, OK, the daughter of Joseph Linville Payne originally from Pawnee, MO and Erma Cliff Frazier from Prairie City, Iowa. She is survived by her son, Larry Moore...
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Hulene Eby

July 2, 1922 - March 15, 2016

Hulene Eby, widow of Tom Eby, and long-time resident of Siloam Springs, passed away on March 15 in Sarasota, FL. Hulene loved Siloam Springs. She loved the town, the creek, the residents, her church and dear friends. She is remembered for her generosity, her wisdom and her love of life and of family. She is survived by her daughter Donna Anderson, her son in-law Frank Anderson, her grandsons John...
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Marie Payne

November 23, 1922 - March 14, 2016


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John Renford Taylor

October 31, 1940 - March 11, 2016

John Renford Taylor, 75, of Watts, OK, passed away Friday, March 11, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center. John was born on October 31, 1940 in Watts, OK, a son of Jerry Lee Taylor and Virginia Franklin McGlothlin Taylor. He married Vicky Lynn Holliday in 1994 at the Cherokee Landing in Tahlequah, OK. John had worked for Jet Stream and Franklin Electric before his retirement. He...
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Edwina Watkins

August 4, 1930 - March 8, 2016

Edwina Watkins, 85, of Cave Springs AR, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at her home surrounded by her children. Edwina was born August 4, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Raymond Carl Gerber and Anna Rose Sorg Gerber. Edwina was a homemaker. She worked alongside her husband on their chicken farm in Cave Springs. Edwina taught Sunday School for many years, and was a member of Elm...
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Joan Delores Wiese

January 1, 1921 - February 29, 2016

On the evening of February 29, 2016, Joan Sovey Wiese passed away peacefully of natural causes. Joan was being visited and comforted by family members at the Siloam Springs Nursing & Rehab Center in Siloam Springs, Arkansas at the time of her passing. She was 95 years old. Joan Wiese was born in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota on January 1, 1921. She was the third child of John and Eva...
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Larry "Joe" Manley

September 6, 1945 - February 28, 2016

Larry Joe Manley, 70 years old, died on Sunday, Feb. 28. at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, AR after a brief illness. He passed away with his children and wife by his side not far from his home in Springdale. He is survived by his wife, Delores; his children, Joe (Sheralee) Manley, Jon (Jacque) Manley, Rita Welch and Eric Bewley. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren and three great...
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Dorthy Willa Bohannan Silmon

February 10, 1928 - February 27, 2016

Dorthy Willa Bohannan Silmon, 88 of Springdale Arkansas went home to be with the Lord on Saturday February 27, 2016. She was born on February 10, 1928 in Lowell Arkansas to the late Loyd and Pearl Bohannan. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles F. Silmon, her sisters Oma Lee Bates, Eula May James and her brother Floyd Bohannan. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law...
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Loela W. Wencel

August 17, 1932 - February 25, 2016

Loela W. Wencel, 83, of Pineville, Missouri passed away Thursday, February 25, 2016 at the Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas. Loela was born on August 17, 1932 in Davenport, Iowa, a daughter of Calvin Buffinton and Naida Ring Buffinton. She retired from the US Army. Loela was a loving sister and a very helpful and kind-hearted person. She is preceded in death by her parents; and two...
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Chester Wayne Janes

June 18, 1957 - February 20, 2016

Chester Wayne Janes, 58, of Colcord, OK passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016 at his home. Chester was born on June 18, 1957 in Siloam Springs, AR a son of Donald Janes and Laura Young Janes. He married Angela Lee Gatewood on February 23, 1990 in Siloam Springs. Chester was a jack of all trades, having worked in construction and other various endeavors including computer repair. He...
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John Powell Woods, Jr

January 19, 1922 - February 18, 2016

John Powell Woods Jr 94, longtime resident of Siloam Springs, AR passed during the early morning hours on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at the Siloam Springs Nursing & Rehab Center. Mr. Powell Woods was born January 19, 1922 in Ft. Smith, AR; he was preceded in death by his father and mother; John Powell Woods Sr. and Mable Fairfax Hon Woods and 2 brothers Gaines William Woods Sr & (retired...
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Erma Jean Robison

March 1, 1938 - February 14, 2016

Erma Jean Robison 77 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehab. Erma was born March 1, 1938 in Rolla, KS; she was the daughter of Clyde Vernon Abbott & Juanita Jane Abbott. Erma married Bennie Robison on June 18, 1955 in Clayton, NM. She was the cafeteria manager / cook for Southside Elementary in Siloam Springs for 33 years. Erma...
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Necia R. Bradney

March 11, 1977 - February 12, 2016

Necia Richelle Bradney, 38, of Siloam Springs passed away Friday, February 12, 2016 at her home. Necia was born on March 11, 1977 in Atwood, Oklahoma, a daughter of Richard Bradney and Janet Morgan Bradney. Necia was a member of the Siloam Springs Seventh Day Adventist Church. She enjoyed music, drawing, making bracelets, cats and the beach along the ocean. She is survived by one son, Tristen...
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Dorothy Mae Pair

October 12, 1929 - February 10, 2016

Dorothy Mae Pair 86 of Gentry, AR passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR. Dorothy was born October 12, 1929 in Hiwasse, AR; she was the daughter of Reed and Rachel Belew. She was a homemaker that enjoyed gardening, cooking and liked to do things for others. Mrs. Pair was of the Seventh Day Adventist faith. Survivors include:...
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Sandra Jean Lake

August 5, 1965 - February 7, 2016

Sandra Jean Lake, 50, of Lowell, AR passed away Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at her home. Sandra was born on August 5, 1965 in Springdale, a daughter of James Richard Pitts and Jessie Arlene Bowlin Pitts. Sandra retired after 25 years with PepsiCo as a Compliance Manager. She enjoyed arts and crafts especially painting and drawing, she loved animals and pets, had a large heart of gold, helping anyone...
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H.B. "Papa" Skordal

March 5, 1918 - February 5, 2016

H.B. "Papa" Skordal March 5, 1918-February 5, 2016 Henry Benton Skordal, passed peacefully, Friday, February 5, 2016. He was the third child of Bernard and Hannah Anderson Skordal. Born in Mohall, North Dakota, he attended Mohall High School and attended NDAC, in Fargo. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Stockton Field, California. It was there in the summer of 1942, that he...
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Ronnie Lee Smith

February 5, 1951 - February 2, 2016

Ronnie Lee Smith, 64, of Gans, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Ronnie was born on February 5, 1951 in Springdale, Arkansas, a son of Paul Stephen Smith and Willie Mae Smith. He enjoyed social events and being around people and he loved his dogs. Ronnie is survived by his two brothers, Raymond E. Smith and wife...
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IOLA ADADENE SAFLEY

April 2, 1926 - January 21, 2016

Iola Adadene Safley, 89, of Springdale, AR passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Iola was born on April 2, 1926 in Leslie, AR, a daughter of Roscoe Henry and Emma Watts Henry. She was the widow of the late Joseph William Safley, whom she married on March 26, 1949 in Dardanelle, AR and who preceded her in death on April 6, 2012. Iola was a...
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Patsi Lee Landherr

October 28, 1953 - January 14, 2016

Patsi Landherr was born Patsi Lee Painter on October 28, 1953 in Hampton, VA. She left this life on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Patsi is survived by her children Jamie Landherr of Oklahoma City, OK and Patrick Landherr of Siloam Springs, AR, her friend that was always a sister Brenda Burrows of Newport News, VA and her sister Kathe Lord of Seattle, WA. Patsi was preceded in death her husband dr....
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William "Billy" Jesse Dart

February 19, 1958 - January 11, 2016

William "Billy" Jesse Dart, 57, of Siloam Springs, passed away Monday, January 11, 2015 at the Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. Billy was born on February 19, 1958 in Ft. Smith, AR, a son of Opal Isaac Dart and Ruth Pauline Burkett Dart. Billy had been a truck driver who liked fishing, junking, thrift store shopping and sightseeing. He is survived by two sisters, Lonie Leroy of Siloam...
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