Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Claudine A. Kappen

Feb. 16, 1917 -- Dec. 8, 2007

Claudine A. Kappen, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Feb. 16, 1917 in Eureka Springs, a daughter of William B. and Gertrude Rebecca (Boyd) Terrill. She died Dec. 8 in Eureka Springs at the age of 90.

  Mrs. Kappen was a homemaker. She loved cooking for her family, gardening and also loved to go fishing when she could. She loved the Lord and was a member of Eureka Springs First Assembly of God Church. She also worked at Kappen's Market, was a lunch room attendant at the Eureka Springs Schools and held various other jobs around town. She and her late husband, Rev. Robert Kappen, also had a nursing home ministry in Eureka Springs.

   She is survived by one daughter, Marilyn and husband Larry Wolfinbarger; two sons, Donald Kappen and wife Kathy, and Ronald Kappen and wife Nancy; one brother, Eddie Terrill, all of Eureka Springs; six grandchildren, Robert Wolfinbarger, Michael Wolfinbarger, Christie Edmondson, Austin Wolfinbarger, Amy Kappen, and Cathrine Kappen, all of Eureka Springs; six great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

  On April 4, 1943, she married Robert B. Kappen, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by one son, Bobby Kappen; her parents; three brothers, infant Terrill, Dan Terrill and Billy Terrill; and two sisters, Anna Mae Terrill and Pauline Bland.

  Funeral services were held Dec. 12 at Nelson's Chapel of the Springs with Vito Sawtell officiating. Interment followed in the Eureka Springs Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

LaDel Jean Faulconer

Dec. 20, 2007

LaDel Jean Faulconer, a resident of Holiday Island, was born in Parkville, Mo., a daughter of John Clay and Willa D. (Hunt) Hardesty. She died on Thursday, Dec. 20 in Springdale at the age of 67.

  Mrs. Faulconer worked as an Executive Secretary to the head hydraulics engineer on the pipeline and retired from Pan Handle Eastern Pipeline Co. in 1991.

  She was very active in the Holiday Island Women's Fire Department Auxiliary serving twice as president. She was also a conductor on the Eureka Springs and North Arkansas Railway, which she loved very much.

  LaDel will be remembered for her radiant smile and sparkling personality and will be missed by all. She was a business partner with her husband in Faulconer Construction and past owner of Trade Winds Motel, which they renamed Lazy Hog Lodge.

  LaDel had an 11-year battle with cancer in which she fought very hard in order to be with her family for as long as she could.

  On Feb. 8, 1989 LaDel was united in marriage with Boyd Faulconer who survives her of the home. She is also survived by one son, Mark Stephens of St. Louis, Mo.; one daughter, Cheri Inghram of Denver, Colo.; one brother, Dennis Hardesty and wife Pam of Kansas City, Mo.; three step-sons, Gregory, Steven and William Faulconer; one step-daughter, Janet Jones; one brother-in-law, Curtis Faulconer and wife Ruby of Holiday Island; five grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.

  She was preceded in death by her parents.

  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Holiday Island Clubhouse. Memorial donations may be made to the Circle of Life Hospice House, 901 Jones Rd., Springdale, AR 72762. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

Elizabeth Pearl Ulmer Quinney

May 3, 1946 -- Dec. 27, 2007

Elizabeth Pearl Ulmer Quinney, a resident of Holiday Island, was born May 3, 1946 in Little Rock, a daughter of J.D and Aletha (Bumps) Ulmer. She died on Thursday, Dec. 27 in Holiday Island at the age of 61.

  Ms. Quinney worked as a fund raiser for the Ronald McDonald House as well as an administrative assistant for various corporations in Little Rock. She was a proud member of St. James Episcopal Church and a compassionate friend to all of her neighbors at Peachtree Village.

  She is survived by two daughters, Heather Quinney of Eureka Springs and Kelly Quinney of Austin, Texas, four cousins, numerous distant cousins, one aunt, her dog, Dani, and a host of friends.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, aunts and uncles.

  Memorial services were held Dec. 31 at St. James Episcopal Church with Rev. Edith Bird officiating. There was a reception following the service. Memorial donations may be made to the St. James Outreach, 28 Prospect, Eureka Springs, AR, 72632, or the Good Shepherd Humane Society, 6486 Hwy 62 W., Eureka Springs, AR, 72632. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at

Dr. William W. Woodward

Sept. 22, 1931 -- Dec. 18, 2007

Dr. William W. Woodward, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Sept. 22, 1931 in Parsons, Kan., a son of Farris Savoy and Katharine (Wirt) Woodward. He died Tuesday, Dec. 18 in Holiday Island at the age of 76.

  Dr. Woodward was a veteran, having served in the Air Force Reserves. He was also a medical physician. He was a member of the Holiday Island Community Church, Commissioner of the first Board of Western Carroll County Ambulance District, Board of Commissioners of Holiday Island, the Ozarks Chorale, and the Choir at his church. He also helped in securing the legislation permitting board members of Holiday Island to be elected.

  On August 10, 1952, he married Patricia Louise Brady, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two sons, William David Woodward and wife Joanna of Overland Park, Kan. and Timothy Woodward of Chicago, Ill.; three daughters; Alice Mary and husband Ron Willard of Independence, Mo., Deborah Ann and husband Don Kammon of Winter Haven, Fla., and Jennifer Sue and husband Cliff Robinson of Blue Springs, Mo.; one sister, Mary Woodward of Madison, Wisc.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

  Memorial services were held on Dec. 21 at the Holiday Island Community Church. Memorial donations may be sent to the American Diabetic Association, American Cancer Association or the Holiday Island Community Church. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at