Obituaries from May 2009
"Golden," the tree dog, the beloved mascot and faithful companion of Mike's Tree Service (MTS), died peacefully at home on May 6. "Our sweet boy ... you will be so deeply missed. The soft touch of your golden fur and your big brown eyes. Your faithfulness to your family and your eagerness to start your day, every day for the past 13 years as co-pilot in the MTS truck. Your presence will never be absent from our hearts."...
Clarence "Larry" Smith
Clarence "Larry" Smith, a resident of Berryville, was born May 10, 1943 in Carroll County, a son of Clarence Owen and Ona Marie (Beal) Smith. He died on Wednesday, May 6 in Springdale at the age of 65. He is survived by his parents, Clarence Owen and Ona Marie Smith, three daughters, Kaylynn and Jon Toombs of Green Forest, Kelli and Kevin Todd Smith of Berryville and Cammie and Joe Esch of Springfield, Mo.; one sister, Brenda and Boone Mayes of Springdale; sister-in-law, Helen Smith of Hindsville; former wife, Joyce O'Neal Smith of central Arkansas; step-children; several grandchildren; nephews and nieces; and a host of friends and loved ones.. ...
Georgene Louise Giltner Hill Thomas
Georgene Louise Giltner Hill Thomas died peacefully surrounded by her family at the Eureka Springs Hospital on Tuesday, May 5. She is survived by her three daughters, Kathryn Goodyear Hill Davis, Pamela Klee Hill Morton, Suzanne Thér se Hill Findley, and her son William Alton Hill Jr. ...
Claude C.W. Lyle
Claude C.W. Lyle, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born May 23, 1926 in Vernon, Texas, a son of Claude Worth and Eva (Shaw) Lyle. He died on April 25 at the age of 82. Mr. Lyle worked for his parents in their grocery store. He served in the United States Navy Seabees during World War II, and two years in the Pacific. ...
Theodore C. "Ted" Grindall
Theodore C. "Ted" Grindall, a resident of Holiday Island, was born March 5, 1943 in Duluth, Minn., a son of Claude E. and Mildred Lee (Beckstrand) Grindall. He died on Thursday, April 23 in Holiday Island at the age of 66. He attended the Holiday Island Community Church...