Obituaries from September 2008
Robert Wayne Libby, Aug. 21, 1937 -- Sept. 14, 2008
Robert Wayne Libby, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Aug. 21, 1937 in Blue Island, Ill., a son of Robert William and Alice Mae (Mahar) Libby. He died on Sept. 14 at Holiday Island at the age of 71. Mr. Libby began his railroad career as a fireman with the Rock Island Railroad and ended after 20 years as assistant superintendent. ...
Amber Clancey, Sept. 17, 1976 -- Sept. 13, 2008
Amber Clancey, 31, of Dennard, died Sept. 13. She was born Sept. 17, 1976 in Conway to John Patrick Clancey and Daina Miller. She served her country in the Army Airborne Division and was a Christian of non-denominational faith. She is survived by her husband, Scott Mahler of Dennard; her parents, John "Jack" Clancey of Eureka Springs, and Daina Miller of Oxley; three children, Berryman Martin of Kirbyville, Mo., Xiola and Dagny Marr of Spring Hill, Kan., and Liam Harper of Manto, Ill.; and her grandmothers, Vida Harper of Dennard and Marge Clancey of Aptos, Calif.. ...
Lanay D. was born Aug. 3, 1956 and died Sept. 10 of a massive stroke.
She is survived by her son, Ian, grandsons Cole and Dex, her brother David and numerous AA friends.
She died sober with 18 years' sobriety.
Royal G. Alcott
Royal G. Alcott of Eureka Springs died Sept. 6. He was born in Chicago, Ill. and graduated from Illinois Wesleyan College. Mr. Alcott was an army veteran who served in Korea. Following a career in advertising he retired to Eureka Springs where he was involved in a variety of community activities...
Rachel Mae May
Rachel Mae May died Sept. 4 after a long illness, at the Meadow View Nursing Home in Huntsville at the age of 90 years and 9 days. She was born Aug. 26, 1918 in Coweta, Okla. to James L Pace and Sally P. (Gentry) Pace. Rachel graduated from Bacone College in Muskogee, Okla. On Dec. 5, 1939, she married Rex May, who preceded her in death on Aug.4, 1995...
Danny Summers of Tahoka, Texas, died Sept. 2 in Lubbock, Texas at the age of 70. He was born April 10, 1938, in Levelland, Texas to Harold Leon and Edna Virginia (Moss) Summers. Danny attended school in Levelland and Brownfield. He graduated from the Navy Lab School in Corpus Christi in 1962. ...
Alton Albert Faulkner
Alton Albert Faulkner. a resident of Eureka Springs, was born March 4, 1908 in Eagle Rock, Mo., a son of George and Mary (Easley) Faulkner. He died Sept. 1 in Eureka Springs at the age of 100. He is survived by one son, Harley Faulkner of Eureka Springs; one sister, Emma Deal of Cassville, Mo.; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; his first wife, Leona Runyan of Republic, Mo.; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends...