Obituaries from July 2008
Transition ~ James Rhea Elmore, Aug. 5, 1977 -- July 24, 2008
James Rhea Elmore, a resident of Green Forest, was born Aug. 5 in Wichita Falls, Texas, a son of Tommy Lee Elmore and Maribeth (Roberts) Shelton. He died on Wednesday, July 24 at the age of 30. Elmore was a member of Rule Baptist Church. He graduated from Fayetteville High School. James was an outstanding football player for both Green Forest and Fayetteville High Schools...
Transition ~ Lenora Doris (Evans) Anderson, May 1, 1924 -- July 26, 2008
Lenora Doris (Evans) Anderson, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born May 1, 1924 in Mason, Texas, a daughter of David Wesley and Ethel Blanch (Hubble) Evans. She died on Saturday, July 26 in Eureka Springs at the age of 84. Lenora was a member of the First Baptist Church in Streeter, Texas and was baptized in 1947. She was the second of 12 children...
Transition ~ Grace Margaret Lent, Aug. 28, 1915 -- July 14, 2008
Grace Margaret Lent, a resident of Placentia, Calif., was born Aug. 28, 1915 in Eureka Springs, a daughter of James Edward and Mable (Clapp) Lent. She died July 14 in Placentia, Calif., at the age of 92. Grace was a bookkeeper. She is survived by one sister and brother-in-law, Ann and husband Paul Robison of Orange, Calif.; one niece, two nephews and one grand-nephew...
Transition ~ Frances Pope Milligan, May 19, 1919 -- July 20, 2008
Frances Pope Milligan died July 20 at 89 in St. Louis, Mo. She was born May 19, 1919, in Berwyn, Ill., to Walter S. and Martha H. Pope. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, William B. Milligan. She was the mother of Marjorie (Merrill B.) Weir; grandmother of Gregory (Diana) Weir and Lynn (John) Wagner; great-grandmother of Ethan H. Weir and Eric C. Wagner; last surviving sister of Eleanor, Edith, and Jean; and aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt to many...
Transition ~ Mila Joy Evans, April 16, 1929 -- July 17, 2008
Mila Joy Evans, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born April 16, 1929 in Tulsa, Okla., a daughter of Kater and Dora (Glenn) Cousins. She died on Thursday, July 17 in Eureka Springs at the age of 79. Ms. Evans was a homemaker. She is survived by one daughter, Donna and her husband John Gay of Eureka Springs; two sons, Clifford Holt of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Isacc Lee Holt of Salem, Ore.; and one grandson, Kevin Hillhouse of Eureka Springs...
TRANSITIONS ~ Bob J. Taylor, March 8, 1934 -- July 12, 2008
Bob Taylor was born in Guthrie, Okla. on March 8, 1934 to Nevan Eulalia Allen Taylor and Jewel Fred Taylor, the eldest of two children. The family lived in Guthrie and Oklahoma City during Bob's early childhood, then settled in Clinton, Okla. ...
TRANSITION ~ Mable V. (Williams) Marlin, June 2, 1921 -- July 11, 2008
Mable V. (Williams) Marlin, of Eureka Springs, was born June 2, 1921 to Pearl and J. Sam Williams in Springfield, Mo. She was educated in the Springfield school system, Greenwood High School and was a graduate of Drury College, in Springfield. She taught school for four years in the Springfield school system...
TRANSITIONS ~ Jerry L. Scharff, July 5, 2008
Jerry L. Scharff, 63, of Eureka Springs, died July 5 at Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Scharff was an IT programmer in the aerospace industry. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Scharff, of the home; two daughters, Tabrina Michele Scharff of Fort Worth, Texas, and Katrina Lynn Scharff of Benton; two sisters, Carol Stobb and Linda Davis of Wichita, Kan.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson...