Obituaries from December 2009
We will miss you
Charlie Jackson William Jacob Barner Jan. 3, 1921 -- Dec. 5, 2008 Johnny Reid Horn Nov. 3, 1944 -- Dec. 12, 2008 Bob Muhm Nov. 4, 1914 -- Dec. 19, 2008 William "Bill" Alonzo Estes Jan. 8, 1924 -- Dec. 25, 2008 William "Bill" Kovach Nov. 18, 1940 -- Dec. 28, 2008...
Susie M. Udouj
Susie M. Udouj, 61, of Eureka Springs, formerly of Fort Smith, died on Wednesday, Dec. 16 in Fort Smith. She was a catholic, and a former flight attendant for Northwest Airlines. She was preceded in death by her father Bill McFetridge. A Rosary service was held on Dec. 20 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral Mass was held on Dec. 21 at Christ the King Catholic Church. The body was cremated under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home...
Rebecca "Becky" Riley
Rebecca "Becky" Riley, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Sept. 22, 1956 in Clinton, Okla., a daughter of Bruce B. and Anna D. (Clay) Roberts. She died on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the age of 53. She was preceded in death by her natural father, Bruce B. Roberts (1970), dad, Junior D. Mooney (2007), one brother, Barry Mooney, and maternal and paternal grandparents...
Maxine M. Martin
Maxine M. Martin, 55, of Holiday Island, died on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 in Fayetteville. She was born April 3, 1954, in Melrose Park, Ill. to Max and Darlene (Koppert) Easley. She was retired. She is survived by her parents of Elburne, Ill.; husband Joel Martin II of Holiday Island; two sons, Joel Martin III of Texarkana and Jacob Martin of Fayetteville; and five siblings, Deanna Combs, Ellen Krikie, Rebecca Rogalla, Charles Easley and Max Easley...
Charlotte Frances McCart
Charlotte Frances McCart, a resident of Berryville, was born March 11, 1913 in South Bend, Ind., a daughter of Dwight May and Arrilla May (Herrold) Walton. She died on Friday, Dec. 4 in Berryville at the age of 96. Ms. McCart was a licensed vocational nurse and an accountant. She was a member of the Holiday Island Baptist Church...
Richard Charles Evenson
Richard Charles Evenson died at his home on Holiday Island on Dec. 1. He was the son of Harold and Doris Evenson. He was born on Aug. 23, 1928 in South Milwaukee, Wisc. He served as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1952. He received a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin . He worked as an advertising copywriter in Milwaukee, Wisc. and in Chicago, Ill...
Carolyn Gaines was born on Feb. 12, 1941 in Washington, D.C., and died in Berryville on Dec. 3. In between those dates, she led a life of -- well, let's call it "adventure." From the beginning she was a performer, and for much of her life she shared her tremendous singing talent with countless appreciative audiences: Radio City Music Hall; USO tours; American Light Opera Company; Hexagon (a Washington political satire tradition); cruise lines; and too many nightclubs to name. ...