Obituaries

Wanda Rhea Spencer, 86, died Jan. 15, 2021, at Ozarks Healthcare (formerly Ozarks Medical Center) in West Plains. A viewing was held on Jan. 18 at Carter Funeral Home in West Plains. She was born July 25, 1934, in Sturkie, Arkansas, the daughter of Luey Earl and Vesta Leonia Peterson Ward. On July...
Funeral services for Alene Turner, 95, of Thornfield, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 20, 2021, at the Thornfield Cemetery Chapel in Thornfield with Bruce DeWeese officiating. Mrs. Turner died quietly at her home on Jan. 18 with family members by her side.  She was born June 17, 1925, in...
Graveside services for Ival Wendell Collins, 88, of West Plains, were held Jan. 13, 2021, at Elijah Cemetery. Mr. Collins died Jan. 11 at Ozarks Healthcare (formerly Ozarks Medical Center) in West Plains.   He was born Jan. 11, 1933, in Roosevelt, Missouri, the son of Larkin M. and Ida Blanche...
Funeral services for David Benjamin Wesley Nash, 87, of West Plains, were held Jan. 16, 2021, at First Church of God in West Plains. Mr. Nash died peacefully in his sleep on Jan. 12 at NHC Healthcare in West Plains.  He was born May 14, 1933, in Dora, the sixth child of Cecil and Oma Bird Nash. He...
A visitation service for Genevieve C. Misek, 101, of Theodosia, formerly of Chicago, Ilinois, will be held from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. today, Jan. 6, 2021, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Gainesville. Mrs. Misek died Dec. 17, 2020, at the Gainesville Health Care Center in Gainesville. She was born...
Donna M. Hilger of Isabella died at her home on Jan. 4, 2021, her 66th birthday. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. She was born Jan. 4, 1955, in Cook County, Illinois, the daughter of Richard and Susan Perkins. She grew up in Wisconsin and spent most of her life there. On Aug...
Funeral services for Julia Christean “Chris” Hicks, 73, of Squires, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Pastor Maxine Lund officiating. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Due to concerns related to...
A graveside service for Lowell L. Tregle, 70, of Oakland, Arkansas, was held Dec. 22, 2020, at the Oakland Cemetery with Heath Hogan officiating. Mr. Tregle died Dec. 19 at his home. He was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, the son of Henry and Nettie LeBlach Tregle.  Mr. Tregle was...
James Edward Shanks, 95, of Omaha, Nebraska, died Dec. 17, 2020, at The Lighthouse at Lakeside Village in Omaha, Nebraska. Private services will be held at a later date.  He was born May 6, 1925, in Bakersfield, the surviving twin of Luther and Nellie James Shanks. He often recalled that his very...
Roger Dean Long, 77, of Howards Ridge, died Dec. 18, 2020, in Mountain Home, Arkansas. A celebration of his life will be held at a later time. He was born Nov. 16, 1943, in Belle Plaine, Iowa, the son of Harry and Donna Hughes Long.  He was saved and baptized at age 13, and he was of the Baptist...

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