Obituaries from October 2009
Margie Levern Eagle, April 30, 1943 -- Oct. 15, 2009
Margie Levern Eagle, a resident of Berryville, was born April 30, 1943 in Berryville to Roy Stephen and Irene (Tice) Sims. She died on Oct. 15 in her home, in Berryville at the age of 66 years. Mrs. Eagle worked as food service manager at the Berryville Schools for 13 years. She is known to many former Berryville students as "the lunch lady." She also worked for Hart's Family Center in Eureka Springs for seven years. Margie was a member of the Westside Christian Church...
Judith Ann Lancaster, Aug. 10, 1926 -- Oct. 26, 2009
Judith Ann Lancaster, 83, of Holiday Island, died Oct. 26 at Eureka Springs Hospital. She was born Aug. 10, 1926 at Conway, the daughter of Balfour Gordon and Frances Ophelia Mabry Harton. She was a member of the Holiday Island Community Church and was co-owner of a manufacturing business with her husband where she served as secretary. She loved her Tuesday and Thursday bridge groups and bridge friends...
David Paul Bitner, Aug. 31, 1944 -- Oct. 22, 2009
David Paul Bitner, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Aug. 31, 1944 in Ottumwa, Iowa, a son of Kenneth and Lola (Pearson) Bitner. He died on Thursday, Oct. 22 in Holiday Island at the age of 65. Mr. Bitner was a ham radio operator, a member of Lions Club International and a Eureka Springs Police Department Dispatcher...
Chaplain James E.E. Post
Chaplain James E.E. Post of Eureka Springs, formerly of Platte Woods, Mo., was born Sept. 5, 1915, in Kansas City, Kan. to James and Edith Post. He joined his beloved wife of 60 years, Jean Rose, on Oct. 16 in Eureka Springs at the age of 94. Married Feb. 26, 1939, Jean preceded him in death on Nov. 11, 1999. He was also preceded by his parents, three brothers and one sister...
Gloria J. Muzio
One of Eureka's colorful personalities lost her battle with lung disease and passed away on Sept. 22 in Eureka Springs. Born Gloria Jean Cassani on Sept. 14, 1929 in Santa Rosa, Calif., she was the only daughter of Fred A. and Pauline G. Cassani. She was an honor student graduate of Santa Rosa High School and went on to attend Santa Rosa Junior College and Zweegman's Secretarial School where she received her degree as a medical secretary...
Patricia Evelyn Madewell
Patricia Evelyn Madewell was born Oct. 7, 1964 in Springdale, a daughter of A.K. and JoAnn (Ellison) Waldrop. She died on Monday, Oct. 5 in Green Forest at the age of 44. Mrs. Madewell was a member of the Community Church in Forum. On Nov. 27, 2005, she married Danny Madewell, who survives her of the home. ...
Marilyn Pauline Cadwell
Marilyn Pauline Cadwell, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born May 7, 1921 in Beaver, a daughter of Harvey and Myrtle A. (Beaver) Skelton. She died on Tuesday, Oct. 6 in Berryville, at the age of 88. Ms. Cadwell was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She also was a homemaker...
Gloria Jean Muzio
Gloria Jean Muzio, a resident of Berryville, was born Sept. 14, 1929 in Santa Rosa, Calif., a daughter of Fred and Pauline (Zimmerman) Cassani. She died on Tuesday, Sept. 22 in Eureka Springs at the age of 80. She is survived by two daughters, Debra Weiland and Darcy Huffman, both of Eureka Springs; one granddaughter, Summer Huffman of Eureka Springs; two great-granddaughters, Ava White and Trinity Huffman Strecker; and a host of other family and friends...