Obituaries from January 2010
Susan Janean McMurray
Susan Janean McMurray was born March 31, 1964 in Albany, Mo., a daughter of Larry and Sue (Weathered) Snow. She died Sunday, Jan. 17 in Eureka Springs at the age of 45. Mrs. McMurray was employed by the Land O Nod Inn in Eureka Springs. She was very devoted to her whole family and had a love for flowers, animals and her work...
Todd Huber, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Oct. 31, 1963 in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of Harry R. and Joy (Middleton) Huber. He died on Thursday, Jan. 21 in Eureka Springs at the age of 46. Todd worked as a Rock-Star Bartender at Chelsea's in Eureka Springs...
Jerry Dale Stoppel
Jerry Dale Stoppel, 51, of Fayetteville, was born Jan. 6, 1958 in Cassville, Mo., a son of Herman A. and Madge (Laisure) Stoppel. He died Saturday, Dec. 26 in Fayetteville. He is survived by two sons, Zachary Stoppel of Bartlesville, Okla. and Jeremy Parker of Berryville; one daughter, Misty Stoppel of Bartlesville, Okla.; and mother, Madge Laisure of Oklahoma...
Gordon David Hubbard
Gordon David Hubbard, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Feb. 7, 1955 in Dallas, Texas, a son of Preston and Mary Lou (Bradshaw) Hubbard. He died on Jan. 13 in Eureka Springs at the age of 54. Mr. Hubbard was a carpenter and a member of the Eastside Church of Christ in Eureka Springs...
Roger Dale Henry
Roger Dale Henry, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Oct. 11, 1945 in Spring Valley, a son of Sam Randolph and Leva Christina (Seigal) Henry. He died on Jan. 5, 2010 in Fayetteville at the age of 64. Mr. Henry was of the Baptist faith. On Oct. 24, 1987, Roger was married Wanda Susie Myers who survives him of the home. ...
Doris (AKA "Beauty Queen") E. Peterson
Doris (AKA "Beauty Queen") E. Peterson, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born March 7, 1922 in Richmond, Va., a daughter of Thomas and Theresa (Mancino) Eubank. She died on Jan. 5 in Eureka Springs at the age of 87. Mrs. Peterson attended the Holiday Island Community Church -- Calvary Baptist. She was a homemaker and was in the Military Officers Wives Club...
Jack Edwin Martindale
Jack Edwin Martindale, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born June 24, 1947, in Atlanta, Texas, son of Albert Y. and Gladys G. (Hill) Martindale. He died on Saturday, Jan. 2 in Fayetteville at the age of 62. Jack was of the Methodist faith. He retired after 34 years of service holding many different positions with the Dallas Police Department. ...
Elizabeth Helen Huston
Elizabeth Helen Huston, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Sept. 20, 1912 in Mansfield, Ohio, a daughter of William Earl and Mabel Ellen (Ewing) Sirpless. She died on Tuesday, Jan. 5 in Holiday Island at the age of 97. She moved to Holiday Island in 2000 from rural Pittsburg, Kan...
Michael David Drennon
Michael David Drennon, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Nov. 4, 1970 in Springfield, Mo., a son of David and Deanna (Presley) Drennon. He died on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 in Fayetteville at the age of 39. Mike was a Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotion Commission member. ...
Michael David Drennon
MICHAEL DAVID DRENNON, a resident of Eureka Springs, AR, was born November 4, 1970 in Springfield, MO, a son of David and Deanna (Presley) Drennon. He departed this life Thursday, January 7, 2010 in Fayetteville, AR at the age of 39. Mike was a Commissioner for the Eureka Springs C.A.P.C. ...
James Matthew Wiliams
James Matthew Wiliams was born Dec. 8, 1954. He was the first-born twin of Elijah and Mary Williams, delivered at St. Tammany Hospital in Covington, La. He died Nov. 28 in Mandeville, La. He was one of six children. He was educated in St. Tammany Parish, graduating from Mandeville High School in 1973. James was a track star, breaking two school records, the 100-yard dash and 100-yard hurdles. He was given two keys to the city for these feats...
Aileen Lydia Mary Putman
Aileen Lydia Mary Putman, a resident of Holiday Island, was born July 26, 1915, in Manhattan, Kan., a daughter of James Leland and Lucinda Marietta (Johnson) Murphy. She died on Dec. 20 at Holiday Island at the age of 94. Mrs. Putman was a caretaker for the elderly and a seamstress. She also took care of Everett Faucett. She was of the Mormon faith...
Mary F. LaMont
Mary F. LaMont, 89, of Liberty, Mo. died on Dec. 31. Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7 at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home in Liberty, Mo. where services will be held at 10 a.m. Burial will be 1 p.m., Thursday at Highland Cemetery in Ottawa, Kan. Memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Health Care Hospice, 800 E. 101 Terrace, Suite 150, Kansas City, MO 64131-5308...
Gary Lee Gage
Gary Lee Gage left this incarnation at 11:15 p.m. on Christmas to be home with his beloved Sonnie Lee Bearden who preceded him in 2006. He left behind one daughter, Cara Richardson-Murray, soul friends Birdi Romero and Vicki Jamieson and countless friends and admirers. He is famous for his incredible sense of humor and for the many spiritual gifts that deeply touched all who know him...