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TRANSITION: Robert Tharp (Nov. 27, 1926-Jan. 29, 2016) (02/02/16)
Robert Tharp was born Nov. 27, 1926, son of Helton (Doc) L. Tharp and Agnes (Kidd) Tharp of Milan, Miss. He passed away at home Jan. 29, 2016 in Eureka Springs. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, brother-in-law Charles (Buck) Arthur Miller of Hayes, Kan.; and a son-in-law Danny Wheeler of Eureka Springs...
TRANSITION: Juanita Shepard Towry (Feb. 3, 1922-Jan. 29, 2016) (02/01/16)
Juanita "Nita" Shepard (Strock) Towry, age 93, passed away in San Antonio, Texas on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. She was born on Feb. 3, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio. Nita attended Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank Meredith Strock and Eda Shepard (Lowrie) Strock and her first husband, William J. Barner...
TRANSITION: Judge George L. Brown, Jr. (Oct. 30, 1922-Jan. 23, 2016) (01/27/16)
Judge George L Brown, Jr., a resident of Berryville, was born Oct. 30, 1922 in Lake City, Fla, a son of George L Brown, Sr. and Jetta Melinda (Perkins) Brown. He departed this life Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 in Fayetteville, at the age of 93 years. On March 3, 1982 George was united in marriage to the love of his life Frances Louise (Netherland) Brown who preceded him in death. ...
TRANSITION: Lawrence Jacob Sieg (Nov. 22, 1923-Jan. 24, 2016) (01/27/16)
Lawrence "Larry" Jacob Sieg, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Nov. 22, 1923 in Batesville, Ind., a son of Jacob and Teresa (Grunkemeyer) Sieg. He departed this life Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 in Eureka Springs, at the age of 92 years. In 1950 Larry was united in marriage with Elna (Mayberry) Sieg for 60 years, who preceded him in death. ...
TRANSITION: Elizabeth A. LeRay (Aug. 27, 1943-Jan. 15, 2016) (01/20/16)
Elizabeth A. "Betty" LeRay died at her home in Roscommon, Mich. on Jan. 15, 2016 at the age of 72. Betty was born in Yale, Mich. on Aug. 27, 1943, the daughter of Joseph Francis and Stella (Budynek) Sonnenfeld. She was raised in Marine City, Mich. and married Gerald F. ...
TRANSITION: Michael Eugene Cates (Aug. 6, 1944-Jan. 15, 2016) (01/18/16)
Michael Eugene Cates, age 71, of Holiday Island, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. He was born Aug. 6, 1944, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Robert and Dorothy Cates. Mike was joined in marriage to Glenna Brown on Aug. 9, 1969. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jeannine McMahon...
TRANSITION: Mildred Lois Tharp (July 23, 1920-Jan. 13, 2016) (01/14/16)
Mildred Lois Bradshaw DeWeese Tharp, a resident of Berryville, was born July 23, 1920 in Arlington, Calif., a daughter of Thomas Martin and Emma Josephine Ward Bradshaw. She departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 in Fayetteville, at the age of 95 years. On Sept. 17, 1940, Mildred was united in marriage with Troy Clifford DeWeese who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents and fourteen siblings...
TRANSITION: Louis Comer Smith, Jr. (Aug. 29, 1928-Jan. 4, 2016) (01/12/16)
Louis Comer Smith, Jr., a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Aug. 29, 1928 in Comanche, Texas, a son of Louis Comer and Vassie Lorene (Preston) Smith, Sr. He departed this life Monday, Jan. 4, 2016 in Fayetteville, Ark., at the age of 87 years. Louis is survived by three daughters; Debbie Bazan of Anson, Texas; Phyllis (Smith) and husband, Matt Harrell; Donna (Smith) and husband, Harvey Henserling; and one son, Louis Smith, Jr., a host of friends and loved ones.

Louis is a Texas born western artist and sculptor whose studies have carried him across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Europe, including France and Belgium for two years -- 1958 through 1959. ...
TRANSITION: Caroline Francis Alexander (Sept. 12, 1934-Jan. 1, 2016) (01/11/16)
Caroline Francis Alexander, 81, died suddenly Friday evening, Jan.1, 2016 at her home in Eureka Springs. She was born Sept, 12, 1934 in Winger, Minn. to Clinton and Alice (Wraa) Alexander. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Pat Bearden and husband Leroy, and two brothers Bill and Frank Alexander...
TRANSITION: Doris Marie Wilkes (June 8, 1929-Dec. 28, 2015) (01/04/16)
Doris Marie Wilkes, "mayor" of Valley Drive and a resident of Eureka Springs was born June 8, 1929 in Mulvane, Kan., a daughter of Carroll Lewis and Mary Angelina (Haley) Dalrymple. She departed this life Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 in Berryville, at the age of 86 years. ...
TRANSITION: Hazel Ruth Wadel (July 15, 1935-Dec. 29, 2015) (12/31/15)
Hazel Ruth Wadel, a resident of Berryville, was born July 15, 1935 in Metalton, Ark., a daughter of Doyal and Pansy (Middleton) Clark. She departed this life Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 80 years. On Dec. 7, 1952, Hazel was united in marriage with Harold Wadel who preceded her in death. ...
TRANSITION: Elsa Pischke (March 24, 1937-Dec. 17, 2015) (12/30/15)
Elsa Pischke, 78, Eureka Springs, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, at the University of Kansas Hospital. Mrs. Pischke was born March 24, 1937, in Bogota, Colombia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Frank J. Pischke in 2007. She is survived by her son Mark and his wife Linda and grandson Mark II, Jack, and Liam, and daughter Rebecca Pischke, sister Gilda and her husband Mike Lemoine and their sons Tico and John Lemoine, her brothers Walter Mendez, Oscar Mendez and extended families...
TRANSITION: Alfred Charlie Logan, Jr. (Oct. 1, 1947-Dec. 20, 2015) (12/21/15)
Alfred Charlie Logan, Jr., a resident of Hindsville, Ark., was born Oct. 1, 1947 in Harrison, a son of Alfred Charlie Logan, Sr. and Elsie Lorraine (Essex) Logan. He departed this life Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015 in his home with family by his side in Hindsville, at the age of 68 years. On Sept. 11, 1965, Jr. was united in marriage with Barbara (Turnbough) Logan who preceded him in death. He is also preceded by his parents, Alfred and Elsie Logan, one daughter, and one sister...
TRANSITION: Robert Gene Hattenhauer (Oct. 22, 1924-Dec. 14, 2015) (12/15/15)
Robert "Bob" Gene Hattenhauer, a resident of Berryville, was the oldest of twins, born in Kansas City, Kan. on Oct. 22, 1924 to the late Rubin and Vivian Hattenhauer. He was 91 years old when he went home to join his Lord on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015. He spent the last few months at Brighton Ridge Nursing and Rehab in Eureka Springs...
TRANSITION: Joe Compton Luker, Jr. (Feb. 14, 1941-Dec. 2, 2015) (12/14/15)
Joe Compton Luker, Jr., 74, of Eureka Springs died Dec. 2, 2015 from complications after open heart surgery. Joe was preceded in death by his father and mother, Joe Compton Luker and Zula Inez Stanley Luker Broyles. Joe was the dearly loved spouse of Melva Luker, cherished brother of James Charles Luker and sister-in-law Myra Luker, and adored father and stepfather of Jonathan Luker, Anne Ream, Robert Ream, and Kary Ream. ...
TRANSITION: Santo Rizzo, III (April 21, 1948-Dec. 9, 2015) (12/11/15)
Santo Rizzo, III, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born April 21, 1948 in Bridgeton, N.J., a son of Santo Rizzo Jr. and Patience Ann (Jaggers) Rizzo. He departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 in his home with family by his side in Eureka Springs, at the age of 67 years. Santo was preceded in death by his parents, Santo Rizzo Jr. and Patience Ann Rizzo; one sister; and one brother. 
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TRANSITION: Wilfred Dale Helgeson (July 13, 1931-Dec. 9, 2015) (12/11/15)
Wilfred Dale "Willie" Helgeson, a resident of Oak Grove, Ark. was born July 13, 1931 in Oregon City, Ore., a son of Henry and Alice Elvira (Golladay) Helgeson. He departed this life Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 in Rogers, at the age of 84 years. Willie was united in marriage with Frances (Hicks) Helgeson who preceded him in death. ...
TRANSITION: Grace Emma-Jean Young (Oct. 31, 1939-Dec. 6, 2015) (12/09/15)
Grace Emma-Jean Young, a U.S. citizen of Belize, Central America, was born Oct. 31, 1939 in Belize, Central America, the daughter of Mr. John Young and Mrs. Doris McKivey Young. She departed this life Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015 in Berryville, at the age of 76 years. ...
TRANSITION: Dorothy Pearl Goodman (Aug. 4, 1930-Dec. 5, 2015) (12/08/15)
Dorothy Pearl Goodman, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Aug. 4, 1930 in Leechburg, Penn., a daughter of Mervin and Alice (Fennel) Reed. She departed this life Saturday, Dec. 05, 2015 in Bentonville, at the age of 85 years. Dorothy was united in marriage with Samuel Goodman who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents, Mervin and Alice Reed and one son, Dale Goodman...
TRANSITION: Martin D. Edmondson (March 20, 1944-Dec. 3, 2015) (12/08/15)
Martin D. Edmondson, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born March 20, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas, a son of Henry David and Mable Susan (Wallace) Edmondson. He departed this life Thursday, Dec. 03, 2015 in his home in Holiday Island, at the age of 71 years. Martin was preceded in death by his father, Henry David Edmondson and his first wife, Helga (Paul) Edmondson. 
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TRANSITION: Andrea Justus Radwell (May 12, 1946-Oct. 24, 2015) (12/04/15)
Andrea Justus Radwell was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She passed away peacefully on Oct. 24, 2015 at the age of 69. She was born May 12, 1946 in Hibbing, Minn. to Nick and Mamie Radovich. She was preceded in death by her sister, Karen Radovich...
TRANSITION: Richard John Dillon (May 5, 1948-Oct. 25, 2015) (11/23/15)
Richard John Dillon, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born May 5, 1948 in Philadelphia, Penn., a son of Richard Thomas and Dorthy Barbara (Dzinsky) Dillon. He departed this life Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 in his home in Eureka Springs, at the age of 67 years. ...
TRANSITION: James Dee Mitchell (March 24, 1957-Nov. 16, 2015) (11/19/15)
James Dee "Scooter" Mitchell, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born March 24, 1957 in Carlsbad, N.M., son of Jake and Dee Mitchell. He departed this life Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 in Fayetteville, at the age of 58 years. He was preceded in death by his father, John Crawford Mitchell; brother, Steve Mitchell; grandparents, Jim and Veta Park; and uncle and aunt, Dick and Dolores Park. ...
TRANSITION: Kathleen Clark-Corbin (July 15, 1956-Nov. 7, 2015) (11/17/15)
Kathleen A. Clark-Corbin of Eureka Springs was born July 15, 1956 in Pittsburgh, Pa.. She departed this life on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015. Kathy was raised in a military family who moved frequently. Her father, John Moxley, had a position with the state department and she spent a lot of time in Southeast Asia and in Arizona. ...
TRANSITION: Larry F. Parton (Dec. 28, 1948-Nov. 16, 2015) (11/17/15)
Larry Freamon Parton, a resident of Berryville, was born Dec. 28, 1948 in Lampe, Miss., the son of James Freeman and Elsie Irene (Armentrout) Parton. He departed this life Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 in Berryville, at the age of 66 years. Larry was preceded in death by his parents; one son Jesse William Parton; one brother Gary Parton; and his grandparents...