6/30 - Donald Chattin
6/30 - Hazel Glaze
6/28 - Joe Doyle Wallace
6/27 William “Billy” Vernon Berndt
Pamela Yvonne Brown, 47, of Rogers, Arkansas died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at her home. She was born January 1, 1967 in Springdale, Arkansas the daughter of Bonnie Louise Crites and James Dutton.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include: three sons; Jerry Don “Jay” Brown, Sheldon and Christopher Herring, daughter; Alyssa Garrison, brother; Eddie Dutton, Pamela’s significant other; Jeffrey Herring, and one grandson.
Burial was at Tucks Chapel Cemetery in Rogers at an earlier date. A family memorail service will be around 2pm at the cemetery, Monday, July 21, 2014.
Kenneth “Gene” Eugene Collins, of Purcell, Oklahoma died Monday, July 14, 2014 at Washington Regional Medical Center. He was born September 8, 1958 in Liberal, Kansas.
He owned Merit Radiator Service for many years.
He is survived by many loving relatives.
John Vincent Griffey, 71, of Bentonville died July 13, 2014 at his home. He served in the US Army.
John enjoyed playing golf. He loved sports, especially baseball and watching teams including; the Razorbacks, Colorado Buffaloes, and White Sox.
Cindy Lee Ponder, 48, of Springdale died Friday, July 11, 2014 at her home. She was born August 19, 1965 in Greenville, Ohio the daughter of Carolyn and Lee Roy Reck.
Cindy was a devoted wife and mother. Cindy enjoyed music, teaching in Springdale, and being around people. She loved her students and family.
Cindy is survived by her husband of 28 years Stephen Ponder, her son; Brad Ponder of Springdale, and daughter; Amie Ponder of Springdale, mother; Carolyn Reck, her father; Lee Roy Reck, one brother; Mark Reck, three sisters; Roxanna Myrick and her husband Dennis of Hutchinson, Kansas, Gail Sullivan of Loveland, Ohio, Dawn Mueller and her husband Don of Loveland, Ohio, numerous nieces and nephews, and many loving friends and family.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 15 from 5pm to 7pm at New Hope Assembly of God Rogers. Funeral service will be Wednesday, July 16 at 10am at New Hope Assembly of God Rogers. Burial to follow at Springtown Cemetery.
Robin Lee Bartlett I, 48, of Springdale died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Washington County, Arkansas. He was born March 23, 1966 in California the son of Barbara Lewis and Talmadge Melvin Bartlett Sr.
He had lived in the Northwest Arkansas area for most of his life. He was a carpenter and a framer for many years.
Survivors include: his mother; Barbara Bartlett of Springdale, one son; Robin Bartlett II, of Tennessee, one daughter; Amber Bartlett and her husband Brian Hammons, of Fayetteville, two brothers; Talmadge Melvin Bartlett Jr. and his wife Kathy, of Goshen, Phillip Bartlett, of Tennessee, three sisters; Brenda Hardin and her husband Jimmy, of Prairie Grove, Janeanne Hall and her husband Jim, of Mississippi, Alice Marks, of Illinois, two grandchildren; Skyler Bartlett and Addyson Bartlett.
A celebration of his life will be announced by his family at a later date.
Shirley Mae Townsend, 73, of Cassville, Missouri died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Freeman Health Systems in Joplin, Missouri. She was born February 2, 1941 in Sayre, Oklahoma the daughter of Ruth Cummings and Robert Richardson.
She worked at Model Laundry for over 20 years, also she loved gardening. She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially her grandkids.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, one son; William Franklin Shipman, and two grandchildren; Tessa Randolph and Heather Randolph.
Shirley is survived by: her significant other of 30 years; John Holcomb, of Cassville, Missouri, one son; Mark Shipman and his significant other Cindy Smith, of Louisiana, four daughters; Teresa Taylor, of Elm Springs, Deborah Arducan, of Elm Springs, Cynthia Oxford and her significant other Robert, of Exeter, Missouri, Julie Cook, of Cassville, Missouri, three brothers; LeRoy Richardson, of Decatur, Robert “Bobby” Richardson and his wife Wanda, of Rogers, Roger “Red” Richardson and his significant other Lorrie, of Berryville, two sisters; Roberta Richardson, of Texas, Alma Maynard, of Texas, many cousins, numerous grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be Sunday at Mustang Creek in Powell, Missouri at 2pm.
Judith "Judy" Karen Southard, 73, of Fayetteville died July 7, 2014 at Willard Walker Hospice House. She was born November 20, 1940 in Santa Barbara, California the daughter of Blanche and Thomas Lawrence.
Judy loved her family, traveling, dogs and she loved having a good time.
She was preceded in death by her parents, the love of her life Carmen Southard, daughter Shelley Tipton, and her babies; Bert and Ernie.
Judy is survived by: two sons; David Tipton and wife Sherri, of Elm Springs, Petey Southard of Fayetteville, two sisters; Sandra Womach and husband Robert, of Fayetteville, Jennifer Klinghagon and husband Jon, of Siloam Springs, 6 nephews and nieces, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the Fayetteville Animal Shelter.
Clayton Winfred Barnhart, 69, of Fayetteville, Arkansas died Friday, July 04, 2014 at the Willard Walker Hospice House in Fayetteville. He was born June 20, 1945 in Olney, Maryland the son of Ralph and Mary (Gerber) Barnhart.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Bruce Barnhart.
Clayton is survived by his loving wife Jo (Raymond) Barnhart, whom he married on October 12, 1968 in Fayetteville, one daughter, Sara Eichmann and her husband Justin, and two grandchildren, Elliot and Eleanor Eichmann, all of Fayetteville. He is also survived by two brothers, Lloyd Barnhart and his wife Carol, of Fresh Meadows, New York, and Danny Barnhart, of Little Rock.
Clayton graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1963 and from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s Degree in History. He retired with over 20 years of service in the Arkansas Air National Guard based in Fort Smith. He was a general aviation pilot and flight instructor for over thirty years, flying for various local corporations and teaching many area students to fly.
Clayton enjoyed fishing and hunting and was an avid collector of books. He and Jo loved to travel throughout the United States and took many road trips following their retirements in 1999.
A private gathering of friends and family will be held to celebrate Clayton’s life.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be sent to a charity of your choice.
Julie Nicole Dickerson Petree, 30, of Rogers, Arkansas died Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Willow Creek Woman’s Hospital in Johnson. She was born March 7, 1984 in Springdale, Arkansas the daughter of Teri L. Lawson and Mark E. Dickerson.
She enjoyed spending quality time with her family, especially her daughter Wren. She collected antiques. She enjoyed growing her plants at home. Also she had two dogs that she loved dearly. She loved floating, hiking, rock climbing, camping, and arts and crafts.
She attended the Rogers Schools. She participated in Drill Team and Band at Elmwood Jr. High, and participated in Drama at the Rogers High School. She graduated with Honors at Rogers High School, Class of 2002. She then attended one year at Pittsburg State University located in Pittsburg, Kansas, and was an Alpha Sigma Alpha. She graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2008 with a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design.
She was a member of the Fayetteville Business and Professional Women. She was preceded in death by her grandfather Lt. Col. Aaron E. Dickerson, USAF Retired.
Julie is survived by her husband Tony Petree, two daughters; Wren Petree and her new born daughter Emery Petree, both of Rogers, her mother Teri Lawson, of Estes Park, Colorado, her father Mark Dickerson, of Rogers, one sister; Sarah Kathleen Dickerson, of Fayetteville, one brother; Christopher Dickerson and his wife Jennifer, of Bentonville, paternal grandmother; Kathleen Dickerson, of Rogers, maternal grandmother; Hazel Strebel and her husband Kurt, of War Eagle, her mother and father-in-law; Richard and Susan Petree, her sister-in-law Shannon Tweedy and her husband Dustin, of Bella Vista, one niece; Ashlynn Tweedy, of Bella Vista, one aunt, three uncles, numerous cousins, and she leaves a host of friends.
A celebration of her life will be Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church located in Historic Downtown Rogers with Rev. David Bentley and Rev. Sandra Wanasek officiating.
Memorials may be sent to: “Stuff A Bus,” a United Way Entity, or the Artfeeds.org
A special account has been set up for her daughters Wren and Emery at ARVEST Bank.
Donald Edward Chattin, 38, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas died Monday, June 30, 2014 at his home. He was born in Lewisburg, West Virginia the son of Sylvia Lucille Definbaugh and Mark Edward Chattin.
He enjoyed cars, gardening, and motorcycles. He was a truck driver for Harps. He proudly served as a United States Marines.
He was preceded in death by his brother; Travis Laudermilk, and his step-mother Sharon Chattin.
Donald is survived by: his mother; Lucy Tomlin and her husband Robert, of Gravette, his father; Mark Edward Chattin, of Lewisburg, West Virginia, two brothers; John P. Linchicum, of Lewisburg, West Virginia Robert Tomlin Jr., of Huntington, Arkansas, three sisters; Donna Sallee and her husband Bill, of Rogers, Arkansas, Crystal Tomlin, of Bella Vista, and Debra Wade and her husband Vernon, of Fayetteville, Arkansas.
A celebration of his life will be Friday, July 4, 2014 at 3-6pm at the Rogers Elk Lodge.
Hazel Lorena Glaze, 92, of Bella Vista died Monday at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers. She was born May 27, 1922 in Hillsboro, Ohio the daughter of Columbia Ann Boatman and George Willis Davis.
She was a member of Hope Church in Bentonville. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, playing bingo, bowling, playing cards, and volunteering at her church.
She was preceded in death by: her husband Henry Dale and her daughter Connie Glaze.
Survivors include: one daughter; Bonnie and husband John of Bella Vista, 6 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the family.
Joe Doyle Wallace, 77, of Chetopa, Kansas passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri surrounded by his family. He was born June 23, 1937 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He was self employed, a Baptist, and a Loving Father. He served in the US Army.
He was preceded in death by Inez and Marshall Wallace and a brother, David Wallace.
He is survived by his children and their spouses; Lance and Shelly Wallace, of Elkins, Damon Wallace, of Gateway, Kachina and Tom Edmisten, of Huntsville, Carlotta and Tim Whitley, of Huntsville, 14 and 1 on the way grandchildren, 9 and 2 on the way great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was loved by his friends and family and will be greatly missed.
Interment will be Monday at 2pm Springtown Cemetery in Springtown, Arkansas.
William “Billy” Vernon Berndt, 50, died June 27, 2014 in Vancouver, Washington He was born in Columbus, Ohio, August 17, 1963.
He served in the United States Army from 1984 through 1986.
He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Berndt and brother, Marshall Cobb.
Survivors include his wife, Danelle Berndt of Vancouver; mother, Joan Thompson; brothers, Carl Cobb and Donald Berndt, and sister, Sandra Montgomery. Other survivors include nephews, Frank, Chris and Michael Berndt and nieces, Heather and Molly Cobb, Erin Yost, and Stefany McAuliff.
A celebration of his life will be at Fayetteville National cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Wednesday July 9 at 11:00 a.m.
Amy Bennett Hamrick, 92, of Fayetteville died June 26, at her home.
Survivors: one son; two daughters, including Rosemary Ruff, of Fayetteville, one brother, one sister, 3 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Burial will be in Webster Springs, West Virginia.
Barry Hurst Thompson, 69, of Lincoln, Arkansas died 6-23-2014 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was born 11-24-1945 in Canada.
He served in the US Navy and was a truck-driver for many years.
Survivors: many loving relatives and friends.
Judith Kaye Bland, 75, of Council Bluffs, Iowa died 06/22/2014 at Concordia Nursing and Rehab. She was born 7/4/1939 the daughter of Louise and Ralph Bland.
Judith was preceded in death by her parents and two daughters, Delinda and Brenda.
Survivors include: three daughters; Diana Myers and husband Ted of Colcord, Oklahoma, Judith Reeves and husband Ray of Kansas City, Missouri, Andrea Page of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and eight grandchildren.
David Lee Swearingen, 56, of Springdale died June 17, 2014 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale. He was born February 19, 1958 in Mount Vernon, Missouri.
David is survived by his mother, Mary Everett of Kansas, Oklahoma; one son, Shaun Swearingen and his wife Rebecca, of Springdale; one sister, Sondra Swearingen of Kansas, Oklahoma, and many other loving friends and family members.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00pm Friday, June 20th at Temple Baptist Church of Rogers.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Salvation Army or Circle of Life Hospice.
Victoria Marie Melo Browning infant daughter, of Izabela Melo and Eric Browning died Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at Willow Creek Hospital in Johnson. Born May 5, 2014.
Survivors include many loving relatives and friends.
Interment was at Rogers Babyland Cemetery.
Michael Edward Pavlis, 62, of Bella Vista died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. He was born 7-29-1951 in Chicago, Illinois the son of Elizabeth “Betty” Moulis and Kenneth Pavlis.
He was a general manager for many years at Bally’s Entertainment.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: one son, one daughter, Nikki Martinez, of Bella Vista, two brothers, one sister, and four grandchildren.
Mark Dwayne Reed, 43, of Fayetteville died Monday 6-9-2014 in Springdale.
Survivors: his wife Kerry, mother; Beverly, sons; Cody and Sam, daughters; Kloey and Emmie, brother; Jerry, sister; Diana, three grandchildren.
A family service will take place at a later date.
James Edward Grubbs, 68, of Garfield died Monday June 9, 2014 at Circle of Life in Bentonville. He was born July 7, 1945 in Pennsylvania the son of Catherine Clark and J. Grubbs.
He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Bella Vista POA. He was a carpenter for many years, also he was a member of the Moose Lodge. He was very funny, a practical jokester, and had a great sense of humor that he shared with all.
He had lived in the Northwest Arkansas area since 1995 after moving from California. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include: his wife; Christina Grubbs, of Garfield, two sons; Christopher Grubbs, of Garfield, Jimmy Grubbs and his wife Heather of North Carolina, one daughter; Misty Grubbs, of California, three brothers; Jesse, Wayne, Bobby, three sisters; Catherine, Elaine, Betty, and one grandchild.
No services are planned at this time.
Rosalyn “Joan” Harvison, 70, of Rogers died Sunday, June 8, 2014 at her home. She was born January 3, 1944 in Clifty, Arkansas the daughter of Iola Fern Duncan and Raymond Joseph Humphrey.
She enjoyed creating oil paintings and working in the house and the yard. She enjoyed spending quality time with her family especially her grandchildren. She was an office manager for many years for Auto-Medic/Pro-Tow. She was a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, and one sister Donna Ray.
Survivors include: one son; Michael Harvison and his wife Michelle, of Rogers, one daughter; Cheryl Harvison, of Rogers, one sister; LaRae Yandow, of Texas, 3 grandchildren; Christopher Harvison, David Harvison and his fiancé Kendra, Jessica Easter and her husband Jason, all of Rogers, and 3 great-grandchildren; Bentley Mullins, Jacob Easter, and Keegan Harvison, all three of Rogers.
A celebration of her life will be announced at a later date by the family.
David Lyle Hollman, age 75, of Pineville, Missouri passed away on June 7, 2014 in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the Willard Walker Hospice Home.
He was born on November 20, 1938 in St. Louis, Missouri to Delmar Hollman & Vera Sumner Hollman. He graduated from Vinita High School in 1956. He attended Oklahoma State where he received his Associates Degree in Aircraft & Power Frame Mechanics. He later attended Oklahoma A & M where he received his private pilot’s license.
He began his career in Bartlesville, Oklahoma for Phillips Petroleum Company. He started as a night watchman, and then went on to be certified as an airplane mechanic. He began his flying career as a co-pilot and later was promoted to Chief Pilot. It was at this point in his career that he was rated to fly overseas. He later moved to Fayetteville, Arkansas and eventually flew for Brunner & Lay, and then for Flying Investments. He loved being in the sky, and flying Falcon Jets, Gulfstreams, Lear Jets, & Saberliners whenever he could.
He is preceded in death by his parents Delmar Hollman and Vera Sumner Hollman.
He is survived by his children, Cheri Grant of Sperry, Oklahoma, Pamela Hofer of Raleigh, NC, Tina Barfield of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Claudine Zellmar of Dallas, Texas and Marcus Hollman of Los Angelas, California. He also is survived by 11 grandchildren.
Graveside services are scheduled at a later date.
Donations can be made to Willard Walker Hospice Home in Fayetteville, Arkansas or First Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas to the Music Ministry or Collegiate Ministry.
Joyce L. Downard, 86, of Bentonville died Tuesday June 3, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center. She was born April 30, 1928 in Galveston, Texas the daughter of Wilda Mae and Fred Lange.
She enjoyed spending quality time with her family, playing cards with family and friends, and enjoyed watching all John Wayne movies. She loved the Lord with all her heart, and devoted her life to serving other people. She lived a life of integrity and generosity and was well loved by all who knew her. She was a member of Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall, Texas.
She had lived in the Northwest Arkansas area since 2011, after moving from Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband William Downard, one sister, one brother, and her parents.
Joyce is survived by; two sons; Tom Downard and his wife Wendy, of Dallas, Texas, Sandy Downard, of Rockwall, Texas, one daughter; Diane Higgins and her husband Dick, of Fayetteville, four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A service will be in Rockwall, Texas at a later date.
Terry Younts Jr., 85, of Fayetteville died May 31, 2014 at the Arkansas Veterans Home Fayetteville. He was born May 25, 1929 the son of Blanche and Terry Younts Sr.
Terry Jr. served in the Army.
Survivors include: two sisters, Sylvia Hughes of Sulphur Springs, Texas, and Priscilla Hogan of Tulsa, Oklahoma, plus many other family members.
Karen Allyce Lowery, 57, of Bentonville, Arkansas passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014 at her home following a short illness. She was born November 18, 1956 in Corpus Christi, Texas the daughter of Floyd Morris McNutt and Thurena Holley.
She was a lifelong resident of Northwest Arkansas. She was an auditor for many years and enjoyed traveling extensively. Karen was an amazing cook and loved sharing it with her friends. Karen loved her family and especially loved spending time with her grandson Xain. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church of Bentonville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her nephew Jamie Hicks.
Karen leaves behind one son; John Webster Lowery, of Bentonville, one sister; Debra Britt, of Bolivar, Missouri, one niece; Nancy Delmont and her husband Rodney, of Halfway, Missouri, one grandson; Xain Webster Lowery, of Bentonville, one uncle; Wayne Holley and his wife Helen, of Elk City, Oklahoma, one great-aunt; Jo Stewart of Bethany, Oklahoma, two great-nephews; Brandon and Blake, two great-nieces; Marrah and Madison, and numerous cousins.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 1, 2014 from 10 until noon at Epting Funeral Home of Bentonville.
Funeral service will be Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Bentonville Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to: American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
Tommy Rogers, 68, of Rogers, Arkansas died Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers. He was born March 19, 1946 in Fort Smith, Arkansas the son of Faye Crews and Harold Rogers.
He retired from the United States Army, after his service including over four years in Vietnam. He retired in 1974 in Fort Riley in Kansas. In his service to his country of 7 tours of active duty, 10 Campaign Ribbons, 6 Defense Ribbons, 2 Purple Hearts, 3 Bronze Stars, 3 Army Accommodations and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Silver Star. His sacrifice will never be forgotten. He moved to the Northwest Arkansas area in 1974.
He was preceded in death by his father, his twin brother Teddy, and his sister Helen.
Tommy was a beloved husband, father, son, and coach, is survived by his wife; Nina Rogers, of Rogers, one daughter; Destine Rasmussen and her husband Chad of Bella Vista, one son; Travis Rogers, of Rogers, his mother; Faye Rogers, of Rogers, one brother; Jackie Rogers, of Rogers, one sister; Vicki Kosier, of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, one granddaughter; Maya Rogers, of Rogers, and one step-granddaughter; Faran Rasmussen, of Dallas, Texas.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 9am until service time at First Baptist Church of Rogers.
Funeral service will be Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 10am at First Baptist Church of Rogers with Pastor Wes George officiating. Interment will follow the service at National Cemetery in Fayetteville. Full military honors will be provided by VFW Post #3031 of Rogers.
Memorials may be sent to: Elevate Generosity in care of First Baptist Church in Rogers, Arkansas.
Roger M. Greenlee was born September 6, 1939 in McCook, Nebraska to Byron Dale & Sara Foley Greenlee.
He lived in Nebraska until he was 10 years old, then leaving the farm and moving to Benton County, AR where he attended the Rogers School Systems and graduated in 1957. Afterwards he attended University of Central Arkansas in Conway, AR. and in 1960 he graduated of the Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science. He was employed by the Callison Funeral Home in Rogers.
The marriage of he and Kathryn Dillard was in 1961. To this union was born three sons, Michael K., Patrick L., and Samuel W. Greenlee.
Wanting his own business, in 1964 he opened the Greenlee Funeral Home in Eureka Springs, AR. There he did several business ventures, including a furniture store, land developments, a chemical company and a funeral home in Berryville, AR. He was on several different boards and organizations in Eureka Springs. In 1985 he purchased the Bargain Barn property in Rogers and moved back there. Loving the thouroughbred horses, he establishes a horse farm where he raised the horses and then raced them.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Rogers, AR, where he was baptized with his son Sam.
Several years later in 1997 he and Kathryn moved back to Eureka Springs where they opened retail stores. Rogers health beginning to deteriate, they moved back to Rogers to be closer to their doctors and sons.
Being admitted to Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville May 18, 2014, he passed away there May 25, 2014.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one son, Michael K. Greenlee.
Survivors include his wife, Kathryn, of the home, two sons, Patrick L. Greenlee & his wife, Connie of Rogers. his son Samuel W. Greenlee of Bristow, OK. Michael's wife Amy Greenlee-Thomas of Streamwood, IL, six grandchildren, Mallory, Michael, Clint, Mariah, Haeden & Gracie. There are two great-grandchildren, Will & Wyatt and a host of friends.
Cremation was under the direction of the Epting Funeral Home. Memorial graveside services for he and his eldest son, Michael who passed away in June of 2003, will be held in the Eureka Springs City Cemetery on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Ben Rowell officiating.
In his memory and for the benefit of his great-grandson, Wyatt Greenlee, Memorial donations may be made to the Mastocytosis Society, P.O. Box 129, Hastings, NE 68902-0129 or online www.tmsforacure.org
Stephen Michael McMahon III of Rogers died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his home. He was born October 13, 2013 the son of Ashley Wilson and Stephen McMahon Jr.
Stephen was preceded in death by one grandfather, Steve Wilson.
He is survived by his mother Ashley Wilson and father Stephen McMahon Jr., four brothers; Kaden Brown, Riley Depriest, Kyler Depriest, Landon Wilson, grandparents; Patsy Reynolds, Gary Strimple, Julia and Will Torres, Steve and Dolores McMahon, and many loving friends and family members.
A graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. on May 24th at Babyland Cemetery in Rogers.
Dodi Willoughby Nichols, 80 formerly of Fayetteville died Tuesday 5-20-2014 at her home in Mount Vernon, Missouri.
She was a teacher for many years.
Survived by many loving relatives.
Memorials to: Hendricks County Arts, Danville, Indiana. Donations accepted at: hendrickscountyarts.org
Gerald “Jerry” Eugene Martin, 81, of Rogers, Arkansas died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his home under the care of Washington Regional Hospice. He was born January 7, 1933 in Hume, Missouri the son of Frank Martin and Corda Walker.
He served in the United States Air Force where he earned an Honorable Discharge. He enjoyed golfing and RVing across America. He moved to Rogers in 1965. He worked for JB Hunt for 28 years. In 1969, his brother-in-law sold 5 trucks to J.B. Hunt and Jerry became the first employee of J.B. Hunt Transport.
He lived in the Northwest Arkansas area since 1965 after moving from Madill, Oklahoma. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and one sister.
Jerry is survived by: his wife of 57 years; Peggy Martin, of Rogers whom he married June 16, 1956, three daughters; Jerri Kuburich, of Fayetteville, Nancy Reznicek and her husband Phillip, of Rogers, Gail Wehmeyer and her husband Doug, of Rogers, three sisters; Glenda Lehrer, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, V.J. Stevens, of Arlington, Texas, Elaine Coffin, of Avon, Connecticut, and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until service time on May 23rd at First Baptist Church of Rogers.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on May 23rd at First Baptist Church of Rogers with Pastor Wes George officiating. Northwest Arkansas Honor Guard of Rogers will provide military honors. Entombment will follow the service at the Rogers Mausoleum at Rogers Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be his loving grandchildren; Neal Kuburich, Nick Kuburich, Cameron Smith, Garrett Smith, Daniel Smith, and Kayla Reznicek.
Memorials may be sent to “Elevate Generosity” at First Baptist Church, 3364 West Pleasant Grove Road, Rogers, Arkansas 72758 or Washington Regional Hospice, PO Box 356, Fayetteville, AR 72702.
A special thanks is extended from the family to New Hope Nursing Home, Washington Regional Hospice and First Baptist Church Rogers.
Robert “Bob” A. Cable, 64, of Bentonville, Arkansas died Monday, May 19, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center. He was born January 29, 1950 in Colo, Iowa.
He served in the US Army 101st Airborne Division and later owned and operated Cable Commercial Refrigeration and Cable Computer Systems.
Bob is survived by his wife Jo Cable and many special relatives and friends.
Marva June Scioneaux McCoy was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on Feb 24, 1928, to Emma and Schley Scioneaux. She was raised in Gretna, Louisiana, along with her sister Jerry, and spent summers in the Louisiana country on her relatives’ sugar cane farms. She attended school in Gretna, was a member of the Gretna Girls’ Association, and loved the French Creole way of life.
She hoped to study to be a nurse, but instead went to work for the Navy where she met her first husband: James M. Gee, who was also in the Navy. They later moved to California and raised five children. Amongst her many achievements, while residing there she won the titles of Mrs. Sacramento and Mrs. California.
She moved to Denver and met the love of her life, Bill McCoy. They married and with his two sons: Mike and K.C., and her five children: Pam, Jim, Tom, Jeri, and Mike, they became a family of nine. She had many careers and flourished in her real estate business. At the very young age of 52, she and Bill retired to Arkansas and began their Angus cattle business.
She and Bill celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2012 surrounded by their children and friends. Her husband Bill passed away one year ago and she joined him on May 19th 2014, surrounded by her children who love her deeply. She is survived by six children, 12 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren.
Services for Marva will be held at St Theodore’s Episcopal Church, in Bella Vista, AR, on Thursday, the 22nd of May, at 10:00 in the morning.
In lieu of flowers we request donations to be made to the Circle of Life Hospice Home, in Bentonville, AR: 479-750-6632.
Dwayne Allen Johnson, 66, of Bella Vista died Thursday May 15, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center. He was born June 18, 1947 in Okeene, Oklahoma. He was the son of John and Aline Nightengale Johnson.
Through his life he supported his family with many jobs, but his love was operating heavy equipment. Upon moving to Bella Vista, Dwayne attempted retirement but his work ethic kept him from retiring.
Dwayne enjoyed working along with camping, the beach, singing and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Dwayne is survived by his wife, whom he married May 28, 1967, Gloria Unruh-Johnson of Bella Vista, Arkansas, two sons and their wives, Micheal and Pam Johnson of Perkins, Oklahoma, Donald and Laura Johnson of Isabella, Oklahoma. One daughter and her husband Gayla and Joey Massengale of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Seven grandchildren; Sydney Johnson, Braxton Massengale, Jake Johnson, Aaron Johnson, Zane Johnson, Gracie Massengale, and Zoey Massengale. Seven Brothers, Carl and his wife Carrie Johnson of Yuma, Arizona, Harold Johnson of Fairview, Oklahoma, Lyndon and his wife Debbie Johnson of Watonga, Oklahoma, John L. Johnson, Jr. and his wife Darla of Okeene, Oklahoma, Glenn and his wife Lorna Johnson of Lakin, Kansas, Clayton and his wife Connie Johnson of Ringwood, Oklahoma, Tim and his wife Lisa Johnson of Fairview, Oklahoma,. Two sisters; Genevieve and her husband, Daryl Wichert of Fairview, Oklahoma, Minnie Johnson of Fairview, Oklahoma, and numerous extended family members and friends.
A service for Dwayne’s local family and friends will be held Saturday May 17th at 2 pm at the Bella Vista Family Church of the Nazarene with Anthony Baker Officiating.
Funeral services in Dwayne’s home town of Fairview, Oklahoma will be held Monday May 19th, at 10:30am at First Baptist Church Fairview with Nathan Twyman officiating.
Interment to follow at Isabella Cemetery.
Ernestine Makinson, 83, of Rogers died 5/16/2014 at Mercy Medical. She was born in Newport, Arkansas on 05/04/1931.
Survivors: husband Homer Makinson, one son; Tony Makinson (Kellie), one daughter; Lynn Pattyson (Scott) and three grandchildren; Ashley Pattyson, Jessica Makinson, Joshua Makinson and other family and friends.
Graveside service will be at 11:00am on May 20th at Fayetteville National.
Everett “Bernie” Pope, 69, of Fayetteville died May 13, 2014 at Willard Walker Hospice. He was born August 13, 1944 in High Point, North Carolina.
Preceded in death by his brother, Carroll "Shooter" Pope.
Survivors include; wife Meca, son Jake, grandson Jacob and many loving family and friends.
No services planned at this time.
William “Billy” R. Garriott, 66, of Farmington, Arkansas died Sunday 5-11-2014 at Willard Walker Hospice House in Fayetteville. He was born 6-19-1947 in Fayetteville, Arkansas the son of Elizabeth Bohanan and William A. Garriott.
He served in the United States Army.
He is survived by many loving relatives.
Carrie “Peggy” Louise Eason, 81, died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at Baptist Hospital, Saturday May 10, 2014. She was born August 21, 1932 in DeWitt, Arkansas the daughter of Anna Marie Hearn and Herman L. Doerpinghaus.
She loved spending quality time with her family especially her grandchildren. She was a “People Person” and enjoyed fishing, sewing, and having fun. For many years she was a cosmetologist.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and two sisters.
Carrie is survived by: her husband; Norman Eason, of Bentonville, one son; Rodney Eason and his wife Jeanie, of Bella Vista, Arkansas, one daughter; Marcella Hagan and her husband Jimmy, of Bella Vista, six grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday, May 12, 2014 from 4-6pm at Epting Funeral Home in Bentonville.
A celebration of her life will be Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 11am at Bella Vista Assembly of God Church with Pastor Joshua Hagan officiating. Interment was in Springtown Cemetery.
Clyde "Jack" Greene Jr., 85, of Fayetteville died Thursday 5-8-2014 in Fayetteville. He was born 10-8-1928.
Survived by many loving relatives including his son Danny Milledge, of Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Burial will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Council Bluffs.
Adam Loyd Callahan, 26, of Fayetteville died Tuesday, May 06, 2014 at Washington Regional Medical Center. He was born March 9, 1988 in Harrison, AR.
Adam enjoyed making people laugh and spending time with friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Henry Warren and Loyd Callahan.
Adam is survived by his parents Allon Callahan of Fayetteville, and Denise Johnston of Bella Vista, his sister Ashley Callahan and niece Molly, brothers Alex Johnston and Mark Callahan, his grandmothers Gwen Warren and Patsy Callahan and aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
A celebration of his life will be Tuesday, May 13th at Central United Methodist Church in Rogers, at 11a.m.
James Robert Coffman, 66, of Bella Vista died Tuesday, 5-6-2014 at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville. He was born 12-18-1947 in California.
He served in the United States Army.
He is survived by many loving relatives.
No services are planned.
Adelia Edna De Vore, 100, of Fayetteville died Monday 5-5-2014. She was born February 4, 1914 in Pennsylvania.
Survivors: one son; Jack and his wife Pat, of Fayetteville, one daughter; Sharon of Florida, 3 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren.
No services are planned.
Allan J. Long, 80, of Bella Vista died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Rogers. He was born October 25, 1933 in Indiana to Raymond and Alice Long.
After receiving his degree from Butler University, he served his country in the United States Navy, where he earned an Honorable Discharge. He retired as the Executive Vice President after 20 years service at Brentwood Savings and Loan Bank in California.
He had lived in Northwest Arkansas since 1987, after moving from California. He enthusiastically supported Razorback Baseball for over 20 years and was a member of the UofA's Swatter's Club. He also enjoyed bowling and golf while living in Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his older brother Donald and his younger sister Jeanne.
Allan is survived by his two sons; Gregory S. Long of Corvallis Oregon and David Long of Bella Vista, one granddaughter Sheridan, and many other loving relatives.
Allen's cremains will be interred at the Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, AR.
Martin Lee Walters, 45, of West Fork died Sunday May 4, 2014 at Willard Walker Hospice. He was born November 7, 1968 in Fayetteville, Arkansas the son of Judy and Terry Walters.
Martin enjoyed hot rods, fishing, camping, hunting, hiking, going to the beach and throwing darts.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Martin is survived by his mother Judy Walters, one son; Timothy Walters of Florida, two daughters; Cecily Knight of Oregon and Leandra Walters of Florida, five brothers; Tim Walters and his wife Shelly of West Fork, Mark Walters of Florida, Darin Walters and his wife Carla of North Carolina, Nathaniel Walters of Fayetteville, and Richard Walters of Fayetteville, one sister; Janna Paldino of Fayetteville, multiple nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family.
James Carroll Brewer, 76, of Rogers died Saturday 5-3-2014 at his home. He was born January 14, 1938.
He loved hunting and fishing.
Survivors: wife; Mary Brewer, son; Carroll Jr., daughter; Marilyn Gilkey, and many other loving relatives.
Visitation: Friday from 1-3 at Epting Funeral Home in Bentonville.