Melvin Autry Harrison age 70 of Mena, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Mena, Arkansas.
He was born on October 27, 1948 in Mena, Arkansas to the late J.V. Wilhite and May Jo Strothers Wilhite. Melvin was happily married to Beverly Kay Trowbridge Harrison. He worked as a heavy equipment operator in construction until he retired. Melvin was a workaholic but still enjoyed being with family and friends hunting and fishing. He enjoyed going to lake and most of all sitting on his porch drinking coffee. Above all he appreciated and adored his family and serving God. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife: Beverly Kay Harrison of Mena, Arkansas
Sons: Corey Harrison and wife Marcy of Sidney, Montana, and Delbert King and wife Tracie of Talihina, Oklahoma
Daughters: Deana Brown of Mena, Arkansas, Dana Edgar and husband Shawn of Rockville, Indiana, and Lanna Rice and husband Aaron of Mena, Arkansas
Ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren
Brother: Olen Foster of Mena, Arkansas
Sisters: Pam Ward of Mena, Arkansas, Kathy Musgrave of Mena, Arkansas, and Charlie Jo Bates of Mena, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents J. V. and May Jo Wilhite.
Funeral service will be Friday, January 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Christ Community Fellowship Church with Brother Lance Sawyer officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation will be general.
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Tessie Faye McConnell age 76 of Wagoner, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 in Waldron, Arkansas.
Tessie was born December 07, 1942 in Muldrow, Oklahoma to the late Homer Welch and the late Pearline Johnson Ortner. She worked as a CNA for many years. Tessie enjoyed reading novels of all kinds and doing word puzzles. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed preparing meals for family and friends. Tessie thoroughly adored her dogs. Most of all she loved her family and friends. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to all. Tessie will be dearly missed.
She is survived by sons: Danny McConnell and wife Mona of Mena, Arkansas, and Charley McConnell and wife Cathy of Mena, Arkansas
Grandchildren: Brandon McConnell, Connor McConnell, Aaron McConnell and Abigail McConnell.
Brothers: Jim Welch, C.B. Welch, Wayne Welch, and Chuck Ortner all of Oklahoma
Sister: Charolette Ortner of Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Lonnie Welch and a sister, Lucy Preston.
Graveside service will be Friday, January 25, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Mena with Brother Jerry Musgrove officiating under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Online obituary: beasleywoodfuneralhome.com
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Della M. Davis, age 95, of Mena, Arkansas passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2019, in Mena Regional Health System.
She was born February 5, 1923 in Foose, Missouri to the late Zenith Patten and the late Susie Isabell Perdue Patten. The Pattens moved to Mena in 1928 and Della attended school at the Ransom School. She then lived out the rest of her life in Mena.
She was a nurse at Polk County Memorial Hospital for many years. She was also employed at Renova Shirt Factory as a supervisor for several years.
Her favorite pastime was vegetable and flower gardening. She also enjoyed writing poems, cross stitch, needle point work, quilting and canning.
Her number one priority in life was caring for her family and putting others’ welfare in the forefront.
She is survived by one daughter Joan Oats Purifoy and husband Marshall, two sons Donald Joe Davis, Jim “Jimbo” Davis and wife Linda, granddaughter Kalyse Greener and husband Steve, step-granddaughter Gemma Humphrey and husband Mike, grandson Patrick Purifoy and wife Kim, great granddaughter, Keeley Purifoy, step-grandson Ethan Nathe, step great-granddaughter Hadley Titsworth, great-grandsons Pierce Purifoy and Braden Donaldson, step great-grandson Gavin Humphrey, nephews Ernal Cunningham, Jeff Cunningham, Vester Parks, great-nephew Chris Head, great-nieces Melissa Tedford and Kelly Mos. Adopted family members were Dave Mitchell and Shelton Bohlman. Elizabeth “Pete” Hensley was a lifetime friend to Della and the family. She had a host of other friends including Lydia and other special nurses at Peachtree Assisted Living.
Funeral service will be Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Beasley-Wood Chapel with Brother Ronnie Wagner officiating. Interment will follow in the White Oak Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
Pallbearers are Gary Ryan, Jeff Cunningham, Dewayne Lewis, Bobby Copelin, Patrick Purifoy, Braden Donaldson and Terry Plunkett.
Sherry Deanne Copelin age 55 Of Mena, Arkansas passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 in Mena.
She was born on December 18, 1963 in Coos Bay, Oregon to the late James Edward Henry and the late Nelda Harvey. She was lovingly married for 24 1/2 years to Wesley Copelin. Sherry worked as secretary /bookkeeper as a profession. She loved being outdoors fishing, camping, basically anything to do with being outdoors with family and friends. Sherry loved and adored spending time with her family and was a loving wife and mother. She will be missed by all. Sherry was a devoted wife, mother, sister, and friend to all who knew her.
She is survived by husband: Wesley Copelin
Sons: Wesley J. Copelin, II and wife Hailey, Jonathan D. Copelin, and Nathan W. Copelin
Brothers: John Henry, and Jack Henry and wife Betty
Sisters: Bonnie Leach, Patricia Heard and husband James Heard, and Nita DePreist and husband Dennis
Sister-in-law: Fran Henry
Numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers Edward Henry and Virgil Henry.
Mrs. Copelin was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Dorothy M. Collier
July 22, 1939 - January 15, 2019
Dorothy M. Collier, age 79, of Mena, Arkansas died Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Mena Manor. She was born on Saturday, July 22, 1939 to John Cliner and Gladys Fletcher Prueitte in Lemoore, California.
Dorothy was of the Baptist faith and was guided in life by her friends and family. She worked as the cook at Country Express for twenty-four years where she was greatly appreciated for knowing how to have a good time. Dorothy loved raising her children and loved them immensely. She enjoyed all kinds of arts and crafts and had quite a knack for them. Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack Collier Sr; her son, Michael Bain; two brothers, Roy Prueitte and David Prueitte; and two sisters, Mabel Dias and Bess Digario.
Dorothy is survived by four sons, Jack Collier Jr of California, Karl Collier of Mena, David Bain of Escondido, California, and Billy Bain of Oakhurst, California; one daughter, Michelle Overturf of Bass Lake, California; one brother, Junior Prueitte; one sister, JoAnn Hoover of Visalia, California; her nephew, Scott Horner; ten grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A graveside service will be held at the Grannis Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.
Pallbearers are Twila Boyt, Shannon Andrews, Danna Rowe, Anne Gonzalez, Lanette Emry, and Tuny Hunt.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com
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Jimmy Lee Miner age 83, of Mena, Arkansas passed away peacefully at his home on January 12, 2019 in Mena.
Jimmy was born on August 28, 1935 in Waldron, Arkansas to the late Myrtle Rogers Miner and the late James “Jim” Miner. He was united in marriage in March 1954 to Annie Fay Venable Miner. He was blessed with six children, twelve grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Jimmy worked most of his life as a small business owner of a timber operation. He had a great love for his wife, his family, outdoor work, auto racing, dominoes, and ice cream, especially home-made ice cream. As a race car driver, he was affectionately known as Burrhead and was known by all for his sense of humor. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend to all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife: Annie Faye Miner of Mena, Arkansas
Children: Beverly Miner Hansbrough and husband Danny of Mena, Arkansas, Johnny Miner and wife Brenda of Mena, Arkansas, Gary Miner and wife Kathi of Mena, Arkansas, Danny Miner and wife Debbie of Mena, Arkansas, Steve Miner and wife Jane of Hatfield, Arkansas, and Lena Miner Fox and husband Don of Mena, Arkansas.
Twelve grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren
Many nieces, nephews’ cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Myrtle Miner of Y-City, and sister Dorothy Miner Deer of Dierks.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, January16, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Bother Michael Shaddon officiating. Interment will follow in the Owens Chapel Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Visitation will be Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Beasley Wood from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Miner, Colby Davis, J. Evan Miner, Brandon Miner, Nathan Fox, Matthew Huffmaster, Jeff Battenfield, Lane Keene, Ty Keene and Camden Brodersen.
Honorary pallbearers will be Norman Wilhite, Sammy Bissell and Dean Heath.
The family would like to give special thanks to Johnny and Norma Lott, Jerry and Becky McKee, and Hospice.
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Robert "Bob" Paul Piearcy Sr. age 77, of Mena, died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on Monday, March 17, 1941 to Philip Anderson and Elsie Lannie Keen Piearcy in Hugo, Oklahoma.
Bob was a Godly man with strong Christian values whose bible and faith guided his life. He attended the Mena Freewill Baptist Church and regularly participated in home bible studies. Bob proudly served two tours in the United States Army during Vietnam as a military police officer. After his enlistment, Bob went on to work for Alltel for 28 years before retiring. Whenever he found time, Bob was an avid golfer. But, nothing was as important to him as his family and Jesus Christ. Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Sue Piearcy; two brothers, David Piearcy and Philip Piearcy; and one sister, Cleta Rose.
Bob is survived by his wife, Denise Piearcy of Mena; three sons and daughter in law; Paul and Sheila Piearcy of Hatton, Todd Piearcy of Mena and Jon Tidwell of Wickes; three daughters and sons in law, Paula Suttle of Hatton, Vicki and David Austin of Magnet Cove and Kristi and Jason Tanaka of Magnet Cove; one brother, Jackie Piearcy of Ola; two sisters, Vernie Jill Smith of Mena, and Geraldine Funderburk of Mena; two sister in laws, Virginia Piearcy of Justin, Texas and Beth Piearcy of Mena; twenty one grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; special friend, Carroll Pettigrew of Mena; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Wickes Nazarene Church with Brother David Austin, Brother Kerwin Pruitt and Brother Leon McCleskey officiating. Interment will follow in the Daniel Cemetery in Wickes, Arkansas under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena. Visitation will be Friday, January 11, 2019 from 6-8 P.M. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel.
Pallbearers are Josh Austin, Jake Austin, Philip Piearcy, Tabor Tanaka, Jason Tanaka and Greg Norman. Honorary Pallbearers will be Randy Sellers, Leon McCleskey, John Roberts, Mike James, Roger Cartwright, Chris Suttle, Clayton Suttle and Miles Strasner.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com
1-10-19 4:15 p.m. kawx.org
Ethel Barton Elliott, 93, of Marietta, Georgia passed away peacefully January 4, 2019 with her family by her side.
She was born to the late William F. (Jack) Barton and Lula Maebell Faulkner of Cherry Hill community and Mena on December 1, 1925. Ethel was a direct descendent of many of Cherry Hill’s earliest settlers.
She graduated from Cherry Hill High School and attended Henderson State Teachers College in Arkadelphia where she met her husband to be and life partner, John C. Elliott, in 1944, and they were married that year. She and “JC” lived in Mena and also traveled extensively with his career in the U.S. Army.
They returned to Mena in 1975 and settled on a small farm on Fairgrounds Road. They loved gardening and taking care of their farm. They were very active in the Mena First United Methodist Church until their move to Georgia in 2004 to be near family. Ethel was content in Georgia, but she frequently spoke of looking forward to returning to her real home which was Mena, Cherry Hill, and the Ouachita Mountains.
She is survived by one son John F. Elliott (Leigh) of Marietta, Georgia; grandchildren Dena R. Baltimore (Chris) of Pearland, Texas; Laura S. Stevens (Jason) of Dahlonega, Georgia; John David Elliott (Katrina) of Marietta, Georgia; and six great grandchildren; Joshua Baltimore; Ella Kate Elliott; John David Elliott Jr.; Kaleb Stevens; Charlotte Elliott; Ethan Stevens. She is also survived by two siblings, James Lloyd Barton of Mena, and Mary Louise Barton Holland of Austell, Georgia.
Graveside service and interment at the Cherry Hill Cemetery on January 12, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 1:30 p.m.at the Mena First United Methodist Church.
Family and friends visitation will be Friday, January 11, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Mena First United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Beasley wood Funeral Home of Mena.
May Ann Brewer age 73 of Hatfield, Arkansas passed away Friday, January 4, 2019 in Hatfield, Arkansas.
She was born July 10, 1945 in Searcy, Arkansas to the late Claud Massey and the late Nola Wilkerson Massey. Ann worked for Cowden’s for ten years and for twenty plus years as a Wal Mart Associate. Above all Ann loved God and her family genuinely and was proud of each one.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all. Ann was a mom or nanny to everyone she met.
She is survived by sons: Jeff Brewer and wife Kim, and Greg Brewer and wife Kristian
Daughters: Charlene Coffman and Trina Roberts
Twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren
Brother: Jimmy Massey
Sister: Mary Massey Knott
Numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Charles Brewer, grand-daughter Andria (Andi) Brewer, brothers and sisters, Howard Massey, Raymond Massey, Calvin Massey, Kay May, Sister Mary Bridgett Massey and Joan Massey Deramus Long.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Hatfield First Baptist Church with Brother Paul Easter officiating. Interment will follow in the Six Mile Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Family and friend’s visitation will be Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.
Pallbearers will be Nick Brewer, Bradley Roberts, Chase Brewer, Brayden Blake, David Harris, David Stone, Steven Knott, Burt Nichols and Jay Massey.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Brewer, Greg Brewer, Butch Townsend, John Embry and Chip Bentley.
Andrew Brian Hammer
June 30, 1987 - January 2, 2019
Andrew Brian Hammer, age 31, of Hatton, Arkansas died Wednesday, January 2, 2019 in Hatton. He was born on Tuesday, June 30, 1987 to Butch Wayne and Leona Rutherford Hammer in De Queen, Arkansas.
Andy graduated from Wickes High School in 2005 and later became an auto mechanic. He liked all different kinds of music and he truly loved his mother. In his free time, Andy liked deer hunting, going fishing, and doing woodworking. His daughters were the apple of his eye and he loved every second he spent with them. Andy was a loving father, son, grandson, brother, uncle and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Richard Hammer; maternal grandparents, Donald and Clarace Rutherford; and uncle, Donald Rutherford.
Andy is survived by his father, Butch Hammer of Cove; his mother and step father, Leona and Jerry Robb of Hatton; two daughters, Lexi Hammer of De Queen, and Page Hammer of De Queen; paternal grandmother, Harvey Hammer of Wickes; two brothers, Danny Hammer and wife, Jessica of Wickes, and Curtis Hammer of Hatton; one sister, Olivia Hammer of Cove; several aunts and uncles, Harvey and Carolann Hammer of Gillham, Mary Snow and husband, Mike of Blain, Washington, and Linda Standridge and husband, Daniel of Malvern; four nieces and nephews, Colton, Marissa, and Spencer Hammer of Wickes, and Artemis LeAnn of Cove; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. at Wickes United Methodist Church with Brother Brian Richardson officiating. Cremation services are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com
1-4-19 2:25 p.m. kawx.org
John Andrew Dozier
June 9, 1976 - December 28, 2018
John Andrew Dozier, age 42, of Mena, Arkansas, died Friday, December 28, 2018 at his home. He was born on Wednesday, June 9, 1976 to Charles Averitt Dozier and Charlotte Ann Rogers Kraiger in Shreveport, Louisiana.
John was a quiet man with a fun loving personality. He enjoyed fishing for catfish and bass and deer hunting. John enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. John worked at several different jobs over the years where he learned several different skills. He currently was working in the automotive department at WalMart. John was a loving father, brother uncle and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Stephanie Ferry.
John is survived by his children, Trystan, Beau and Lyndsey all of Hot Springs; his father, Charles Dozier of Gray , Texas; his mother and step father, Charlotte and Kirk Kraiger of Mena; his brother, Dennis Dozier of Hot Springs; his sister, Terra Prososki of Little Rock; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial services will be held at a later date with cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com
1-3-19 4:34 p.m. kawx.org
Evelyn Ann Waxler
May 20, 1969 - January 2, 2019
Evelyn Ann Waxler, age 49, of Mena, Arkansas died Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at home surrounded by family. She was born on Tuesday, May 20, 1969 to Elzie Ray and Velma Hooter Waxler in Marshall, Texas.
Evelyn loved her family with all her heart. She liked to go shopping, play softball and take her boys fishing. Evelyn's specialty was cooking fried potatoes, pinto beans, and sweet cornbread to the delight of her family. However, her favorite food to eat was tacos and a Dr. Pepper to drink. She was a big Dallas Cowboys fan and she enjoyed the thrill of the casino on occasion. Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Wendy Waxler; and one granddaughter, Jadelynn Davis.
Evelyn is survived by her loving husband, James Larry Smith of Mena; eight sons, James Smith III of Mena, James Smith IV of Mena, Justin Johnson of Marshall, Texas, J.J. Craves of Harleton, Texas, Jesse Craves of Harleton, Texas, Damian Guffey of Marshall, Texas, Daren Davis of Mount Pleasant, Texas, and John Allen Davis of Hatfield; five daughters, Jaquita Smith of Mena, Justina Smith of Mena, Ashley Smith of Mena, Cheyenne Smith of Cove, and Chelsey Lay of Altus, Oklahoma; two brothers, Thomas Waxler of Harlton, Texas, and Thomas Dale Amburn of Longview, Texas; eight grandchildren, Aiden Perry of Altus, Oklahoma, Kayden Perry of Altus, Oklahoma, Kayanna Beechan of Cove, Caleb Perry of Altus, Oklahoma, Brayligh Young of Pittsburg, Texas, Ryder Davis of Mount Pleasant, Texas, Ashlynn Davis of Mena, and Trey Barnes of Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
A funeral service will be held Monday, January 7, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Panther Creek Church in Watson, Oklahoma with Brother Cody McDaniel officiating. Interment will follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Hatfield, Arkansas. Visitation will be general. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com
1-3-19 4:14 p.m. kawx.org
Joe Dell Smalley
October 10, 1927 - January 1, 2019
Joe Dell Smalley, age 91, of Cove, Arkansas died Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at his home. He was born on Monday, October 10, 1927 to Franklin Doctor and Vera Gober Smalley in Celeste, Texas.
Joe was a founding member of the Whole Council of God Church in 1975 and attended faithfully for the rest of his life. He proudly served in the United States Army during World War II. Joe went on to be a truck driver for over 30 years before retiring from Yellow Freight. Joe was proud of the Safe Driver Pens he accrued while truck driving and was a longtime member of the Teamsters. God and family were always his main priorities and gave him the most joy in life. He liked to listen to Gospel music and work in the garden and yard. He also volunteered for the Cove Volunteer Fire Department. Joe was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and a great friend and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Dewey Smalley, J.D. Smalley, Frank Smalley, G.W. Smalley, and Philip Smalley; three sisters, Ruthie Adamson, Maxine Smalley, and Vera Smalley.
Joe is survived by his loving wife, Lorene Smalley of Cove; two sons and daughters in law, Robby and Felicia Smalley of Cove, and David and Cynthia Smalley of Cove; one daughter and son in law, Mary and John Harper of Cove; three sisters, Denzil Coulter of Memphis, Tennessee, Irene Witherspoon of Grand Prairie, Texas, and Anna Jean McCollum of Dallas, Texas; nine grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
A private family service was held Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. at the Whole Council of God Church Cemetery in Cove with Brother Robby Smalley officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.
Pallbearers will be Nicholas Dunn, Dennis Colbert, Brian Bennett, Bryan Johnson, Malachi Harper, and Joe Davis.
Honorary pallbearers are David Smalley Jr. and Caleb Smalley.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com
1-3-19 8:23 a.m. kawx.org
Dottie Dimple Moore Putman, age 93, of Mena, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in Mena.
She was born May 29, 1925 in Jackson, Tennessee to the late Hubert O. Moore and the late Gertie Livingston Moore. She was married to the late Tuly Putman and was a homemaker. Dottie loved to cook and was a lover of animals. She was a wonderful neighbor and friend to all she met. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and will be missed by many.
She is survived by sons: Tillman Putman of Mena, Arkansas and Carroll Putman of Houston, Texas
Daughter: Janet Hill of Camden, Arkansas
Sister: Mikki Moore of Houston, Texas
Grandchildren: Lillee Hill and David Hill.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Tuly Putman, her parents, Hubert and Gertie Moore, her son, Truman Putman, and two brothers, Marty and Van Moore.
Mrs. Putman was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home. A private family service will be held at a later time. Memorials may be made in her name to the Humane Society of your choice.
Walter Darrell Barton, age 83, of Cove, Arkansas passed away December 29, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
He was born August 16, 1935 in Cove, Arkansas to the late Gilbert Henry Barton and the late Hattie Marie Elem Barton. He was united in marriage to Theda Joyce Springer, his wife of 58 years. Mr. Barton retired from General Motors in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He was a member of the Cove First Baptist Church where he was the Sunday School Superintendent. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He will be dearly missed.
Survivors are wife: Theda Joyce Barton of Cove, Arkansas
Children: Lynette House and husband Dan of Vandervoort, Arkansas, Dennis Barton and wife Dawn of Mustang, Oklahoma, James Barton and wife Alicia of Yukon, Oklahoma, and Garrett Barton of Cove, Arkansas
Sisters: Florence Melton of Bethany, Oklahoma and Rena Gower and husband Bill of San Antonio, Texas
Brother: Kenneth Barton and wife Glenda of DeQueen, Arkansas
7 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren
Many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Marie Barton and his sons Robert Dwayne Brock and Rusty Barton.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Cove First Baptist Church with Brother Ron Ladd officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas under the direction of the Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Visitation will be general.
Pallbearers will be Dean Barton, Billy Barton, Bobby Rhodes, Keith Roberts, Pack Roberts and Michael Ventris.
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