Our Obituaries

Clayton Matthew Embry

March 31, 2017

Clayton Matthew Embry, of Huntsville, Arkansas passed away on March 31, 2017 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He is preceded in death by his uncles, Toby Allen Phillips and Kevin Allen Embry and his Great-Grandmothers, Verna Self and Reba Ralston. Clayton is survived by his loving parents, Matthew Lee Embry and Misty Lea Embry; his big brother, Luke...
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James Edward Downum

April 12, 1936 - March 25, 2017

James Edward Downum, age 80, passed from this life in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 25, 2017. He is now joining those who preceded him in death, including his daughter, Jamie Downum, grandson, Jacob Cargile, his parents, William Lester and Cora Jane Downum and his siblings, Max Downum, Ellis Downum, Bobby Downum, and JM Downum, Cecil Downum, Reba Pradziad, Jo Dean Clark and Wayne...
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Helen Sue Johnson

August 23, 1963 - March 21, 2017

Helen Sue Johnson, 53, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at her residence. Sue was born on August 23, 1963 in Monett, Missouri. She was a homemaker and devoted to her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marilyn Drollinger and Martin "Vic" Drollinger and a son, Jeffery Wayne Kolch. Sue is survived by her husband, James Lee Johnson of the home; two...
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Leota Mae Kendrick

March 18, 1929 - March 19, 2017

Leota Mae Kendrick, 88, of Colcord, OK, passed away March 19, 2017 at the Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehab Center. Leota was born in Maysville, OK, on March 18, 1929, a daughter of T.K. Park and Vergie Mason Park. She was the widow of the late Dave Kendrick Sr. who preceded her in death in 1996. Leota owned and operated cafes all over the Siloam Springs area for many years including the Twin...
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LaVerne McDonald

March 5, 1932 - March 18, 2017

LaVerne McDonald, 85, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Westwood Health and Rehab in Springdale. Memorial Service will be held 3:00pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel in Springdale, Arkansas. Please sign online guest book at www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
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Lonnie James Winkler, Sr.

May 10, 1945 - March 18, 2017

Lonnie James Winkler Sr., 71, formerly of Westville, OK passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Lonnie was born May 10, 1945 in Peavine, Oklahoma; he was the son of Marion & Velma Winkler. Lonnie married Virginia on October 1, 1971 in Rogers, AR. He enjoyed taking care of horses, had a lot of interest in stock cars, he made a...
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Anthony Earl Barnes

September 11, 1957 - March 14, 2017

Anthony Earl Barnes was born September 11, 1957 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Joe and Helen Louise (Sidebottom) Barnes. He passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at his home in Cushing, Oklahoma. Anthony was united in marriage to Patricia Galyan on September 17, 1977 in Oklahoma City and to this union four children were born. Anthony worked as an auto mechanic for over 40 years. He enjoyed...
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Sandra Jean Silva

March 16, 1944 - March 13, 2017

Sandra Jean Silva, 72, of Hindsville, Ar passed away at her home on Monday,March 13, 2017. She was born to Virgil and Mellisa May Spears on March 16,1944 in Fillmore Illinois. She was preceded in death by her brother Robert and sister Elisabeth Spears also her first husband John Culwell and Step daughter Sandy Copeland. She is survived by her husband Andrew Silva and 5 sons, Manule,...
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Richard Duane Winters

February 7, 1950 - February 23, 2017

Richard Duane Winters, 67, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at his residence. Richard, was born on February 7, 1950 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a son of Darrel Andrew Winters and Welda (Sohl) Winters. He was a master boilermaker and a member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. Richard was also a proud Gideon, uncle, daddy, and grandpa. He loved...
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Margena Sue Ross Anderson

November 21, 1942 - February 23, 2017

Margena Sue Ross Anderson, 74 of Maryville TN, formally of Springdale AR gained her wings on February 23, 2017. Visitation will be held 1:00-2:00p on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Backstrom –Pyeatte funeral home in Springdale Arkansas with funeral service to begin at 2:00pm with Rev. Aldersen officiating and burial to follow at the Bluff Cemetery in Springdale Arkansas.
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Francisco Omar Landaverde

May 1, 1990 - February 22, 2017

Francisco Omar Landaverde Jr., 26, of Siloam Springs passed away Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 near Summers, AR. Francisco was born on May 1, 1990 in El Salvador, a son of Francisco Omar Landaverde Sr and Luz Landeverde de Landaverde. He worked for McKee foods as a Mixer and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, playing basketball, and working out at the gym. He loved his Lord and spending time with his...
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Lucriscia E. Nofire

March 13, 1947 - February 21, 2017

Lucriscia Elnora Nofire, 69, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Lucriscia was born on March 13, 1947 in Muskogee, OK; she was the daughter Dewey and Luella (Rogers) Moss. She worked for La-Z-Boy for over 25 years. She enjoyed spending time outdoors in her garden, camping, being on the water,...
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Jimmie Pike

March 26, 1930 - February 19, 2017

Jimmie Pike 86 formerly of Jay, OK passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at his home in Pea Ridge, AR. Jimmie was born March 26, 1930 in Siloam Springs, AR; he was the son of Henry & Elva Pike. Jimmie was the widower of the late Ethel Pike whom preceded him in death in 2007. Jimmie was highly sought after bulldozer operator for over 40 years. He enjoyed family gathering and his...
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Leslie Anne Perry

November 17, 1996 - February 17, 2017

Leslie Anne Perry 20 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017. Leslie Anne was born November 17, 1996 in Tifton, GA; she was the daughter Chad & Tara Perry. Leslie Anne was an avid horse rider and competed in numerous horse shows through the years. She started riding horses at age 2. She had a special way with horses and enjoyed spending time with them in the pasture....
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Glenna Belle Davis

August 11, 1929 - February 15, 2017

Glenna Belle Johnson Davis, ED.D., 87, of Siloam Springs, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Maples Nursing Home in Springdale. Glenna was born on August 11, 1929 in Texline, TX, a daughter of Simon Johnson and Edna Herber Johnson. Glenna graduated from Phillips University with a B.S. in Business and Physical Education in 1956 and started her career as an educator. She married...
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May Lane Andrews

January 15, 1937 - February 6, 2017

May Lane (Campbell) Andrews passed away on Monday February 6, 2017 at the Highlands Health and Rehab Facility in Bella Vista, Arkansas. May Lane turned 80 years old on Sunday January 15, 2017. She was born to Harry S & Minnie J (Wilson) Campbell on January 15, 1937 in Helena, Arkansas. On February 22, 1953 May Lane and Levert Andrews were married at the Gum Springs Baptist Church. May...
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Randy Wayne Mathews

April 10, 1962 - February 6, 2017

Randy Wayne Mathews, 54, of Siloam Springs passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. Randy was born April 10. 1962 in Tahlequah, OK a son of Clarence Evertt Mathews and Lorene Locust Mathews. He married the love of his life Suzanne Lynette Srader on July14, 1988 in Springdale, AR. Randy attended Oklahoma State University where...
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JD Smith

January 14, 1939 - February 4, 2017

JD Smith 78 of Gentry, AR passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at his home in Gentry. JD was born January 14, 1939 in Henderson, AR; he was the son George & Maggie Smith. He married his wife of 27 years Sue Lukens on July 21, 1989 in Siloam Springs, AR. JD had worked 10 plus years at Emerson Electronics and retired after 23 years at Gates Rubber Co. He worshipped the Lord at Cornerstone...
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Minnie P. Collins

September 18, 1942 - February 3, 2017

Minnie P. Collins, 74, of Lowell, Arkansas passed away on Friday, February 03, 2017 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Minnie was born on September 18, 1942, a daughter of James William Wolf and Mamie (George) Wolf. She and her husband owned and operated many businesses throughout the years together, with the last one being called Collins Custom Cabinets Inc. in...
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Theodore Raymond Stiles

November 23, 1948 - February 3, 2017

Theodore "Ted" Raymond Stiles 68 of Springdale, AR passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR. Ted was born November 23, 1948 in Bartlesville, OK; he was the son of Clarence Edwin & Minnie Beatrice Stiles. He married Donna L. McChristian his wife of 30 years on March 5, 1987 in Springdale, AR. Ted retired from the maintenance dept. of...
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Sandra G. Singletary

April 6, 1941 - February 2, 2017

Sandra G. Singletary, 75, of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on Thursday, February 02, 2017 at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Sandra was born on April 6, 1941, a daughter of Raymond Allen Gaskin and Theresa (Allen) Gaskin. Sandra was a homemaker married to Dr. Patrick J. Singletary. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved participating in The Art Center of...
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Gregory G Gray

April 4, 1947 - February 2, 2017

Gregory Grayson Gray, 69, of Siloam Springs, AR, passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017 at the Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. Gregory was born on April 4, 1947 in Muskogee, OK, a son of Clarence Gray Jr. and Helen Bright Gray. Gregory earned his Bachelor of Criminology from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond. He married Carol Sue Lamar Vaccaro on March 15, 2000. Gregory...
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Michael Rigden

July 18, 1944 - February 2, 2017

Michael Rigden 72 of Jay, OK passed away on February 2, 2017 at his home in Jay. Michael was born July 18, 1944 in Middlesbrough, England; he was the son of Albert and Elizabeth Rigden. He was the widower of the late Betty Rigden , whom preceded him in death. Michael drove a truck for the PAM Trucking Line. He enjoyed beekeeping, liked to travel on vacations, spending time with his...
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Donald W. Barnes

August 2, 1937 - February 1, 2017

Donald Wilson Barnes, 79, of Russellville, AR passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at the Legacy Heights Nursing Home in Russellville. Donald was born on August 2, 1937 in Tulsa, OK, a son of Jesse Lee Barnes and Ernestine Ford Barnes. Donald loved old time records of Country music and had previously worked as a dishwasher for the Hot Springs Country Club. Survivors include three...
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Johnny Gene Partain

January 22, 1946 - January 30, 2017

Johnny Gene Partain 71 of Colcord, OK passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 in Jay, OK. Johnny was born January 22, 1946 in Scott, OK: he was the son of Iva & Annie Partain. He married Joyce Lyman on January 24, 2009 in Eureka Springs, AR. Johnny was a local builder who built many houses and buildings in the area. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, he liked to cook,...
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William Edmond Jackson

April 27, 1930 - January 27, 2017

William Edmond Jackson of Bentonville, Arkansas completed his walk on this earth January 27, 2017. He was born in the Dug Hill Community April 27, 1930 to William Roy and Pearl Brown Jackson. Edmond retired as a licensed mortician-Funeral Director. He was a member of the First Baptist Centerton Church. He served in the US Army in the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife of 66...
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Charlotte Irene Houk

June 20, 1958 - January 27, 2017

Charlotte Irene Houk age 58 of Siloam Springs, Arkansas was called home to be with her Lord on Friday, January 27, 2017. Charlotte was born on June 20, 1958 at Neosho, Missouri. She married Stanley Ralph Houk on February 17, 1978 at Anderson, Missouri. Charlotte and her husband Stanley made their home in Southwest City, Missouri until 1991; while there they attended the Cornerstone Church and...
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Phillip Elwin Brown

October 15, 1942 - January 23, 2017

Phillip Elwin Brown, 74, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 in Springdale. Phillip was born on October 15, 1942, a son of George Elwin Brown and Norma Louise (Phillips) Tipsword. Phillip worked in management for Tyson Foods and retired from Wal-Mart in 2015. He was a member of the Masons for over 50 years; he was kind and always...
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Ronald E Kiffmeyer

January 16, 1926 - January 18, 2017

Ronald E. Kiffmeyer, 91, of Lowell, AR, born January 16, 1926 in Trenton, IL to the late Edward and Lillian, Nee Ritzheimer, Kiffmeyer, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at his home. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Patsy, Nee Larson, Kiffmeyer, whom he married May 1, 1954 in Downers Grove, IL and she died December 17, 2003; a son, Thomas Kiffmeyer; a...
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Dorthy Marie Harless

July 24, 1941 - January 14, 2017

DORTHY MARIE HARLESS 75 of Watts, OK passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at her home. Dorthy was born July 24, 1941 at home in Adair County, OK. She was the daughter of Tomas & Grace Ames. Dorthy had worked for Simmons Ind. and Leisure Time Outdoor. She enjoyed spending time with family, puzzles, flowers, doing yard work, Lil Debbie's and eating at Hunan Village. Survivors Include: ...
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Imogene Noah

April 4, 1920 - January 10, 2017

Imogene Noah 96 of Gravette, AR passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at the Circle of Life Hospice House in Bentonville, AR . Imogene was born April 4, 1920 in Smithville, AR; she was the daughter of Clarence and Doris Maxwell. She was the widow of the late Charles "CC" Noah. Mrs. Noah was a homemaker enjoyed her family, like to color with her grandchildren, she enjoyed cooking, canning,...
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Betty Jo Straight

October 9, 1937 - January 8, 2017

Betty Jo Straight, 79, of Tontitown, Arkansas passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 at her residence. Betty was born on October 9, 1937, a daughter of Jonnie Giffin and Rachel (Brown) Giffin. She retired from Preform Line Products and she enjoyed bowling and fishing. Betty loved spending time with friends and family. She is preceded in death by her mother; her husband, Jesse Straight;...
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Betty L Bohannan

December 10, 1938 - January 3, 2017

Betty L. Bohannan, 78, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 03, 2017 at her residence. Betty was born on December 10, 1938 in Springdale, Arkansas, a daughter of George and Blanche (Harp) Wade. She worked in customer service at Daisy B.B. Gun. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Floyd Bohannan; and three brothers. Betty is survived by her son, Richard...
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Anita J Garman

May 21, 1937 - January 2, 2017

Anita Garman 79 of Siloam Springs, AR passed away on Monday. January 2, 2017 at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, AR. Anita was born May 21, 1937 in Dickens, TX; she was the daughter of Pete and Bessie Jones. She married Howard Delbert Garman on February 28, 1954 in Gravette, AR. Anita had been a X-ray technician and a medical assistant. She was a people person, enjoyed...
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Lisa J. Bishop

December 29, 1962 - December 30, 2016

Lisa Jane Bishop of Vincennes, Indiana passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016 at her mother's home in Lowell, Arkansas. Lisa was visiting for the Christmas Holiday and enjoyed a great family gathering the previous day. Lisa, the youngest daughter of Howard and Betty (Berry) Bishop was born December 29, 1962. A graduate of Hendrix College, she went on to earn her doctorate in Clinical...
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Betty Jean Ballou

January 15, 1941 - December 25, 2016

BETTY JEAN BALLOU 75 of Lansing, KS passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at her home in Lansing. Betty was January 15, 1941 in Proctor, OK; she was the daughter of Walter and May Oxford. She was the widow of the late Donald Lee Ballou. Betty had worked as a CNA, she was a caregiver with a heart of gold. She loved her two sons, enjoyed gardening, working in her yard and picking her own...
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Mary Kathryn "Toadie" Ford

November 19, 1921 - December 24, 2016

Mary Kathryn "Toadie" Ford, 95, of Siloam Springs, AR passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at the Siloam Springs Regional Hospital. Mary was born on November 19, 1921 in Pratt Kansas to her mother Jennie Scarbrough Hutchinson and later lovingly adopted by the only father she remembered, Ernest Hildreth. She was a homemaker and a longtime member of Harvard Avenue Baptist Church, where for...
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Keith Leroy Leatherman

February 25, 1960 - December 23, 2016

Keith Leroy Leatherman, 56, passed away Friday, December 23, 2016 at his home in Colcord, Oklahoma. Keith was born February 25, 1960 in Perryton, Texas. He was the son of Paul and Doris Leatherman. Keith enjoyed fishing, hunting, making knives, collecting guns, playing games, and he always enjoyed making people laugh. Keith is survived by his mother, Doris Leatherman of Tahlequah, Oklahoma;...
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James "Jimmy" Irvin Taylor

December 30, 1961 - December 21, 2016

James Irvin Taylor, 54, of Colcord, Oklahoma passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas. James was born December 30th, 1961 in Long Beach, California. He was the son of James "Pejo" Taylor and Barbara Ann Rushing-Taylor. James enjoyed hunting with his bow, riding bicycles, four wheelers, or anything that had wheels. He is...
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Brenda Grace Hammons

December 18, 1955 - December 20, 2016

Brenda Grace Hammons was born December 18, 1955 in Springdale, AR. She went to be with the Lord on December 20, 2016. Brenda was preceded in death by her husband Charles Clyde Hammons, her parents Benny and Grace Wolfe. She is survived by two sons Chuck Hammons and wife Amanda of Elkins, AR. Dustin and wife Tawni Hammons of Elkins, AR. She is also survived by two daughters Becky Humes and...
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Charles Darney Willis

February 28, 1921 - December 15, 2016

CHARLES DARNÉY WILLIS, 95, of Springdale, passed from the bounds of his mortal life on December 15, 2016. He was born on February 28, 1921, in Flat Creek Township, Mo., the first child and only son of Charles and Pearl Willis. Charles continued the legacy of industry modeled by his parents, who built the Willis Insurance Agency in Cassville. He applied his hand in the field of building...
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Billy Duain Woods

July 26, 2000 - December 15, 2016

Billy Duain Woods, 16, of Rogers, AR, passed away Thursday, December 15, 2016 in Muskogee, OK. Billy was born on July 26, 2000 in Siloam Springs, AR a son of Heath Brandon Woods and Samantha Shaye Mahler. Billy loved making music. He had a heart of gold, always comforting people and making them laugh. He enjoyed skateboarding, wearing nice clothes, TuTu's Beef Stew and Idalia's Spanish Rice. ...
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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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