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TRANSITION: Don M. Mackie, Dec. 12, 1933 - Nov. 21, 2014 (11/24/14)
Our family mourns the loss and rejoices in the knowledge that Don M Mackie went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 21, 2014 after a long and courageous struggle. He was born in Little Rock, Ark. to Fonta (Crunk) and Arthur Mackie on Dec. 12, 1933. He is preceded in death by his parents and one son, Arthur...
TRANSITION: Barbara Peck, Aug. 14, 1958 - Nov. 5, 2014 (11/10/14)
Barbara Sue Peck, age 56 of Berryville, passed away Nov. 5, 2014. Barbara was born Aug. 14, 1958 in Hobbs, New Mex. She was united in marriage to Gregory Charles Peck Sr. and they enjoyed many years together. She especially enjoyed being with her family. ...
TRANSITION: Mary Liggett, July 28, 1928 - Nov. 6, 2014 (11/10/14)
Mary Bell (Royse) Liggett, of Berryville, Ark., was born July 28, 1928 in Garden City Kan., a daughter of Edgar and Rosalie (Hunter) Royse. She departed this life Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 in Berryville, Ark., at the age of 86. On July 28, 1946 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Liggett. Mary was of Christian faith and was involved in the prison ministry...
TRANSITION: Marie Turnock, Aug. 4, 1955 - Oct. 21, 2014 (11/04/14)
Marie Turnock was very special to so many different people. She passed away on Oct. 21, 2014 with her family at her side. Marie Therese (Jurek) Turnock was born Aug. 4, 1955. Marie and her husband Don moved to this area in 2005 in order to be closer to their children. ...
TRANSITION: Irene Paula Vermillion Murray, Oct. 20, 1926 - Nov. 1, 2014 (11/03/14)
Irene Paula Vermillion Murray, 88, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed from this life on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Peachtree Village Assisted Living Center in Holiday Island. Irene was born Oct. 20, 1926 in rural Purdy, Mo., near Stones Prairie, daughter of the late Casper and Mathilda (Schneider) Schad. ...
TRANSITION: Loraine Davidson, Sept. 1, 1927 - Oct. 22, 2014 (10/28/14)
Loraine Davidson, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Sept. 1, 1927, in Eureka Springs, a daughter of Frank and Fannie (Gunnels) Robinson. She departed this life Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Eureka Springs, at the age of 87 years. Loraine was a member of the First Baptist Church in Golden, Mo. She worked as a school cook and enjoyed playing dominoes, dancing and fishing...
TRANSITION: James Earl Schultz, Aug. 9, 1921 - Oct. 21, 2014 (10/24/14)
James Earl Schultz, age 93, of Eureka Springs, formerly of Mt. Vernon, Mo., passed away at 4:39 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Eureka Springs Hospital. He was born Aug. 9, 1921, in Everton, Arkansas, the son of the late William Orion and Zera M. (Orr) Schultz...
TRANSITION: Orville Wayne Farwell, Jan. 2, 1922 - Oct. 22, 2014 (10/24/14)
Orville Wayne Farwell, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Jan. 2, 1922, in Eagle Rock, Mo., a son of Ola and Maye (Schaffer) Farwell. He departed this life Wednesday, Oct.22, 2014, in Bentonville at the age of 92 years. Wayne attended the First Baptist Church in Golden, Mo. He served as a former Carroll County Judge for four years. He enjoyed traveling in his RV, photography, flying and making rock jewelry...
TRANSITION: Wendlen "Burke" Burckhard, Dec. 21, 1914 - Oct. 6, 2014 (10/24/14)
Wendlen "Burke" Burckhard, 99, of Kalispell, Mont., formerly of Eureka Springs, and Aurora, Ill., passed away on Oct. 6, 2014, in Kalispell, Mont. Burke was born on Dec. 21, 1914 in Devil's Lake, N.D. At age 12, Burke moved with his family to Grand Forks, N.D., where he attended St. Mary's Academy and Grand Forks Central High School. Burke participated in basketball and track, and was inducted into the football Hall of Fame...
TRANSITION: Sally Ann Porter Brandau, Jan. 19, 1966 - Oct. 21, 2014 (10/24/14)
Sally Ann Porter Brandau, a resident of Savannah, Ga., was born Jan. 19, 1966, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, a daughter of Drew John and Rosemary Ann (Gray) Porter. She departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Savannah, Ga., at the age of 48 years...
TRANSITION: Joel Nobel Martin II, Jan. 4, 1949 - Oct. 9, 2014 (10/17/14)
Joel Nobel Martin II, 65, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 in Springfield. He was born to Howard Martin & Jean (Lager) Martin on Jan. 4, 1949 in Oak Park, Ill. Joe married Maxine Easley on March 18, 1985. He was a retired electrician who was also an avid Chicago Bears fan, loved music, spending time with family and friends, and had a knack for history and trivia. He was also a long time resident of Holiday Island...
TRANSITION: William Alexander Bezjian, passed Oct. 7, 2014 (10/15/14)
William Alexander Bezjian was born in 1936 to Puzant "Peter" Bezjian and Kathryn Harriet Thetford in Chicago, Ill. William departed this life Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in Fayetteville, Ark., at the age of 78 years. The family moved to Eureka Springs in 1952. ...
TRANSITION: Carol Jean Parsons, July 11, 1941 - Oct. 1, 2014 (10/03/14)
Carol Jean Parsons, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born July 11, 1941 in Kansas City, Mo., a daughter of Eugene Victor and Vera Katherine (Burwinkle) Allen. She departed this life, Oct. 1, 2014 in Rogers, Ark. at the age of 73.
 Carol worked 16 years in the County Clerk Office of Independence, Kan. She enjoyed traveling, fishing, cooking, and her pets. Carol had worked at the gift shop at the Great Passion Play...
TRANSITION: Laura Budzik, April 17, 1958 - Aug. 14, 2014 (10/03/14)
Laura Budzik died peacefully in her home Aug. 14, 2014. She had her dogs and close friends by her side. Laura's great passion was animals. She loved her dogs with all her heart and would go out of her way to help any animal in need. Laura volunteered at the Humane Society as well. ...
TRANSITION: Bobby Ray Long, March 16, 1940 - Sep. 28, 2014 (09/30/14)
Bobby Ray Long, age 74, of Holiday Island, Ark., passed away on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 at Brighton Ridge in Eureka Springs. Mr. Long, son of Richard and O.V. (Cox) was born on March 16, 1940, in Soper, Okla. On Nov. 7, 1983, he was united in marriage to Martha Coy in Eureka Springs,. ...
TRANSITION: Linda Van Trump, passed Sept. 4, 2014 (09/23/14)
Linda Van Trump of Onia, Ark. passed away at her home on Sept. 4, 2014 with two friends by her side. She was born on June 17 in Bethany, Missouri and moved to Arkansas as a young woman. She first met her life partner, Lare Gundlack, in Eureka Springs and the two eventually moved to the Fox community. After living a "back to the land lifestyle" they later bought a house and began business seriously...
TRANSITION: Calvin Emerson Stewart, May 20, 1928 - Sept. 18, 2014 (09/23/14)
Calvin "Cal" Stewart was born in Royalton Center, New York to William Bangs and Genevieve Stewart, the second of five boys. He grew up on farms but had an itch to travel early in life and graduated from High School in Mill Valley, CA while living with extended family. ...
TRANSITION: Gordon Leon Evans, March 5, 1935 - Sept. 15, 2014 (09/17/14)
Gordon Leon Evans, resident of Eureka Springs, was born March 5, 1935 in Eureka Springs. Evans was the son of Benjamin Harrison and Beulah (Anmon) Evans. He departed this life Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 in his home in Eureka Springs at the age of 79 years...
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...