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TRANSITION: Troy Tim Summers Sr., July 22, 1917 - Sept. 10, 2014 (09/16/14)
Troy Tim Summers Sr. of Berryville, Ark. passed away September 10, 2014 at the age of 97 years. He was born July 22, 1917 to James Robert and James Nora Frances Wierick--Summers. Tim retired from Kraft Foods. He loved his grandchildren and his farm. He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age...
TRANSITION: Faye Banister, Oct. 6, 1937 - Sept. 11, 2014 (09/16/14)
Faye Banister, a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas, was born October 06, 1937 in Emporia, Kansas, son of Clarence Faye Sr. and Mary Irene (Ferrin) Banister. He departed this life Thursday, September 11, 2014 in Fayetteville, at the age of 76 years...
TRANSITION: Harold Lee Lawler, Sept. 20, 1960 - Sept. 3, 2014 (09/09/14)
Harold Lee Lawler, age 53, of Holiday Island, departed Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Springfield, Mo. Harold was born on Sept. 20, 1960, in Modesto, Calif. He is the son of Lois Marie Helton Lawler, who survives him, and the late Donald Lee Lawler Sr...
TRANSITION: Donald Ray Engles Jackson Sr., Jan. 30, 1938 - Sept. 6, 2014 (09/09/14)
Donald Ray Jackson Sr. was born in Texas City, Texas, on Jan. 30, 1938. Don was a founding member of Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. He moved to Eureka Springs in May of 1992 with his wife, Hilda P. Jackson, and their daughter Tanya Jackson Smith and her two children Victor and Miranda...
TRANSITION: Clara Jane DuMontier, Jan. 16, 1925 -- Aug. 28, 2014 (09/03/14)
CLARA JANE DUMONTIER passed away from life on this earth, leaving an enormous void in many people's lives. She was loved by many. She was born in Frost, Texas, one of 13 children, all preceding her in death. She lived in Texas and worked for the rationing board when she met and married Jack, an Air Force pilot, on Feb. ...
TRANSITION: Guy Alwyn York, April 26, 1938 -- Aug. 29, 2014 (09/03/14)
GUY ALWYN YORK, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born April 26, 1938 in New Haven, Connecticut, a son of Alwyn Stafford and Margery (Sheldon) York. He departed this life Friday, August 29, 2014 in Bentonville, Arkansas, at the age of 76 years...
TRANSITION: Caroline Rose Hudson, Dec. 1, 1919 - July 12, 2014 (08/26/14)
Caroline Rose Hudson, 94, of Rogers passed away July 12, 2014. She was born Dec. 1, 1919, in Chicago to Julius Henry and Caroline Chevaux Griff. Rogers residents may remember Caroline as the old lady who enjoyed beeping her horn on her three-wheeled walker...
TRANSITION: James Donald Damet, 
Jan. 4, 1949 - Aug. 11, 2014 (08/26/14)
James Donald Damet, 65, of Red Star, Ark., died Aug. 11, 2014 in his home after a long battle with cancer. He was born Jan. 4, 1949 in Tulsa, Okla., the son of John Pershing and Olive Belle Vowell Damet. Jimis as he was known to many found his home in the Ozark Mountains of Madison County where he lived with his wife, Patricia and his daughters, Brianna and Maya Damet-Powell and founded Rocky Grove Sun Co. ...
TRANSITION: Margaret Smith Packham, 1919 - Aug. 26, 2014 (08/26/14)
Margaret Smith Packham died in Eureka Springs, Ark., Aug. 26, 2014. Margaret was born in 1919, to Sam and Maggie Smith on a fruit and vegetable farm in Columbia, Mo. One sister, Molly, had died in the flu epidemic of 1918, at the age of 17. Ten months later Margaret was born...
TRANSITION: Gary Lewis Brooks, April 20, 1954 - Aug. 24, 2014 (08/26/14)
Gary Lewis Brooks, a resident of Eureka Springs, Ark., was born April 20, 1954 in Astoria, Oregon, a son of Clyde and Bernice (Jordon) Brooks. He departed this life Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, at the age of 60 years. Gary worked in the food service industry and owned a restaurant. He loved to garden...
TRANSITION: Helen Alexa Roy, Feb. 28, 1928 - Aug. 1, 2014 (08/18/14)
Helen Alexa Roy, 86, a long- time resident of Eureka Springs was born Feb. 28, 1928 in Evanston, Illinois, daughter of Theodore and Phyllis Koclannes. She departed this life on August 1, 2014 at Brighton Ridge, with friends by her side. "Alexa" as she was known to most of us here in the Ozarks had the kind of life that only the dreamers and the adventurous dare to have. ...
Elizabeth Knowles (06/23/14)
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Dr. Elizabeth Courtney Eagles Knowles who died on June 19th, 2014, after living with cancer for nine months. She was a mother, a wife, sister, and grandmother deeply loved and cherished by her family...
Harold T. Drayer, Jr. (06/23/14)
HAROLD T. DRAYER, JR., resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born May 15, 1936 in Akron, Ohio, a son of Harold Theodore and Millie (Packo) Drayer, Sr. He departed this life Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in his home with family by his side in Eureka Springs, at the age of 78 years...