Obituaries from September 2010
James Dee (Jim) Lemon, March 30, 1947 -- Sept. 24, 2010
James Dee (Jim) Lemon, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born March 30, 1947 in Claremore, Okla., a son of D. Junior and Phyllis Joanne (Kittrell) Lemon. He departed this life Friday, Sept. 24 at his home in Eureka Springs, at the age of 63. Jim was the owner and operator of Starkey Marina, and a member of the First United Methodist Church. ...
Hildalee Engman, December 7, 1930 -- September 22, 2010
Hildalee Engman, 79, a longtime resident of Eureka Springs, died Wednesday, September 22, at Mercy Hospital in Rogers. She was born December 7, 1930 in Vero Beach, Fla., the daughter of Lee Graham and Hildajane (Combs) Graham. She graduated from Vero Beach High School and attended the University of Florida at Gainesville, Fla...
Eldora Shirley (Ball) Rogers Redenz
Eldora Shirley (Ball) Rogers Redenz, 76, of Eagle Rock, Mo,, passed away Thursday, Sept. 16 at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield. She was born January 19, 1934, in a log house in Smallwood Holler near Mano, Mo., the daughter of Ethel and Edith (Carter) Ball. ...
Ruby Carlson, 91, of Holiday Island, passed away on Saturday, Sept.11, at the Eureka Springs Hospital in Eureka Springs. Mrs. Carlson, daughter of Harry and Amelia (Hansen) Holland, was born May 15, 1919 in Red City, Wis. She graduated high school in Hastings, Minn., and was employed at the historical Hastings State Hospital...
Rob Clampitt, who lived in Eureka Springs for a year in 2009, died in a deep sea diving incident during an expedition to the Yukon. The incident is being investigated to determine his exact cause of death, as he was an advanced certified diver with no known health problems...
Jeremy Paul Bitner
Jeremy Paul Bitner, 36, formerly of Ottumwa, Iowa and Eureka Springs, Arkansas, died September 5, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. He was born January 9, 1974 in Ottumwa, Iowa to David and Janey Bitner. A 1992 graduate of Ottumwa High School, he attended Indian Hills Community College. He worked in restaurant businesses in Ft. Collins, Colo., Eureka Springs, Ark., and Denver, Colo. He enjoyed hiking, biking and spending time with friends...
Henry Luther Martin
Henry Luther Martin, 67, of Eureka Springs, died Monday, August 30, at his home after a long battle with cancer. Henry was born March 19, 1943, in Ashland, Kansas to Allen and Ruth (Knierihm) Martin. He graduated from Alva Oklahoma High School in 1961 and Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 1965 with a B.S. in Education, and continued his education until he had his Masters degree. He taught for 33 years before retiring to Eureka Springs 11 years ago...
Maxine Powell, 84, died of congestive heart failure Aug. 24, 2010 in Eureka Springs. She was born in Kansas on April 19, 1926, and lived in Eureka Springs for the past four years. Maxine is survived by three daughters, Lola, Janice and Dianne, and three grandkids, Jimmie, Jennifer and Sara...
Rich Wild of Busch, Arkansas, passed at his home on Aug. 14, with Therese, the keeper of his heart for 30 years, close beside. A Eureka character from the late 1970s, Rich will be remembered as a bouncer, auto repairman, artist with paints and neon, Spaghetti Mill manager and builder of Busch Hardware...