Our Obituaries

Charles Wayne Conley

April 8, 1936 - January 28, 2018

Charles Wayne Conley, 81, of Greenwood passed away January 28, 2018. He was born April 8, 1936 in Cass, Arkansas to the late Lester and Anna Marie (Van Brunt) Conley. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Bill, Fred, Jimmy and Joe Conley and sister, Ruby Jean (Conley) Short. Charles was baptized at a tent revival in Cass, Arkansas as a young teenager. He graduated Ozark High School...
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Ronald Paul Morris

April 12, 1941 - January 25, 2018

Ronald Paul Morris, Sr., 76, of Huntington, Arkansas passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was retired from Baldor after 43 years of service and a member of Free Range Cowboy Church.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 30 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Old Union Cemetery in Hackett. Viewing will be Monday from 1 - 7 p.m....
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Sue Craven Lewis

May 15, 1929 - January 25, 2018

Sue Craven Lewis passed from this life on January 25, 2018. She was born in Pasadena, California on May 15, 1929 to Lyndon and Henrietta Craven. She was 88 years old. She was a lifelong resident of the Fort Smith-Greenwood area. Sue, along with her husband, Bud, owned Mary Carter Paint Company in Fort Smith, Sue's Arts and Crafts and Lewis Sales Company. Sue's love for art and crafts...
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David L. Muncrief

December 21, 1925 - January 25, 2018

David L. Muncrief, Jr., 92, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 in Greenwood. He was retired from Riverside Furniture, member of Living Faith Missionary Baptist Church and the widower of Betty Muncrief.Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Friday, February 2 at Living Faith Missionary Baptist Church with burial at Old Jenny Lind Cemetery under the direction of McConnell...
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Dutch Alan Phelan

January 19, 1983 - January 24, 2018

Dutch Alan "Bubby" Phelan, 35, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018 in Hackett, Arkansas. He was an electrician. Graveside service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, January 30 at Valley View Cemetery in Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Monday from 3 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home.He is survived by his parents, Dutch and Sue...
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Randy Randoll Emery

June 19, 1956 - January 23, 2018

Randy Emery, 61, of Huntington, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve, a self- employed mason and of the Pentecostal faith.He was survived by one son, Ryan Emery of Conway, two brothers, Curtis and Tommy and two grandchildren.Cremation is under the cremation of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.
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Sharon Diane Day

April 3, 1945 - January 15, 2018

Sharon D. Day, 72, of Waldron, Arkansas passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was a homemaker and member of Grace Lutheran Church in Greenwood. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, January 19 at Grace Lutheran Church with burial at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Thursday from 1 ...
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Clara Mae Dow

January 26, 1922 - January 13, 2018

Clara Mae Burns Dow, 95, of Midland, Arkansas passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 in Fort Smith. She was a homemaker.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, January 18 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Hartford Memorial Park. Viewing will be Wednesday from 1 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends from 5 - 7 p.m.She had four sons,...
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Mary Eliza Williford

June 17, 1920 - January 9, 2018

Mary Eliza Williford, 97, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and member of Rock Island Free Will Baptist Church.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, January 12 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Vinita Cemetery in Hackett. Viewing will be Thursday from 1 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home, where the...
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Donald Gene Stark

June 19, 1938 - January 8, 2018

Donald "Pops" Stark, 79, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was retired from Rheem and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Viewing will be Saturday, January 13 from 2 - 5 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends. He is survived by numerous family and friends.
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Kathleen Daffron

November 19, 1934 - January 6, 2018

Kathleen Daffron, 83, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and member of Memorial Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, January 11 at Memorial Baptist Church in Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Visitation will be Wednesday from 1 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home, where the...
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John Wayne Owens

April 20, 1945 - January 6, 2018

John Wayne Owens, 72, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Van Buren, Arkansas. He was a retired truck driver for Walmart and member of the Jenny Lind First Baptist Church. John was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Owens and parents, Dennis and Janav Owens. A family led memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, January 13 at Jenny Lind First Baptist Church. ...
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Allen Joe Newman

November 15, 1937 - January 4, 2018

Allen Joe Newman, 80, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 in a Clarksville hospital. He was a retired building contractor and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.Memorial service will be 2 p.m., Monday, January 8 at Woodlands United Methodist Church in Fort Smith under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Visitation with the family will be noon until...
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Alton C. McClure

August 7, 1936 - January 4, 2018

Alton C. McClure, 81, of Huntington, Arkansas passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 in his home. He was the retired owner of A&D Equipment Company, member of the Cattleman's Association and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Graveside memorial service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 9 at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of...
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Mark Alexander Molina

June 12, 1956 - January 2, 2018

Mark Alexander Molina, 61, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was employed by Rhodes Chevrolet and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.He is survived by one son, Alex Molina of Greenwood; one daughter, Melissa Thomas of California; his parents, Alex and Shirley Molina; four brothers, Paul Molina of California, Sean Molina of California, Scott...
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Wesley Lee McDaniel

February 8, 1948 - December 30, 2017

Wesley McDaniel, 69, of London, Arkansas passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was retired, a graduate of Arkansas Tech University, a past member of Arkansas State Horse Show Board of Directors, Pope County Riding Club, Arkansas Valley Horse Show Association, Pope County Sheriff's Office, Lagel Lake Deer Club, United States Army National Guard, Single Action...
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Bryce June Rachels

November 23, 1927 - December 29, 2017

Bryce June Rachels, 90, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 in Greenwood. She was a member of Liberty Missionary Baptist Church.A celebration of life service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Cremation is under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.She is survived by her sister, Phyllis Miller of Hackett...
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Raymond Ray Sartain

September 24, 1933 - December 27, 2017

Raymond R. "Double R" Sartain, 84, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 in Charleston, Arkansas after a long fought battle with cancer. Ray retired from OG & E after 38 years of service as a construction supervisor over Oklahoma and Arkansas and was a member of Summit Church. After retirement, Ray "The Lawnmower Man" immersed himself into the hobby of small engine...
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Drew Alexander Tilley

January 19, 1994 - December 22, 2017

Drew Alexander Tilley, 23, of Royse City, Texas passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, December 28, 2017 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood, Arkansas with burial at Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 8 - 11 a.m. at the funeral home.Pallbearers will be Scott Tilley, Christopher Tilley, Ryan Tilley, David Tilley...
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Brandi Elan Tindall

October 15, 1990 - December 17, 2017

Brandi Elan Tindall, 27, of Hartford, Arkansas passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017. She was manager of the Hydration Station and the Vapor Station.Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, December 22 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with burial at Hartford Memorial Park. Viewing will be Thursday from 2 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home.She is survived by her two sons, Mason Parson and...
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Lola Marguerite Lundy

June 7, 1936 - December 17, 2017

Lola Marguerite Lundy, 81, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was retired from Sparks Hospital and of the Baptist faith.Memorial service will be 10 a.m., Friday, December 22 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with inurnment at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.She is survived by three sons, Ray Mackey and wife, Cami of...
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Adrian Renee Hartsfield

June 6, 1969 - December 16, 2017

Adrian Renee Herdison Hartsfield, 48, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017. She was an employee of the Hydration Station and a 1988 graduate of Greenwood High School.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, December 21 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood. Viewing will be Wednesday from 1 - 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home, where the family will visit with...
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Kenneth Warren Gotwalt

December 17, 1945 - December 16, 2017

Kenneth Warren Gotwalt, 71, of Roland, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, December 16, 2017 in Fort Smith. He was retired from Riverside Furniture and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.Visitation will be 10 - 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 20 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood, where the family will visit with friends.He is survived by his wife, Connie Gotwalt; one son, Paul Gotwalt of...
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Judith Susan Stromley

January 16, 1952 - December 13, 2017

Judith Susan Stromley, 65, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at a Little Rock hospital. She was a retired accountant.She is survived by her husband, Wayne Stromley; one son, Michael Stromley of Greenwood; one daughter, Melissa Garloch of Greenwood; two brothers, Jim Kazlauckas of Sauk Center, Minnesota and Donald Kazlauckas of Colorado and four grandchildren...
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Arden Edman Fennell

October 21, 1932 - December 12, 2017

Arden Fennell, 85, of Booneville, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was a retired manager for PPG Paints and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, December 16 at Glendale Baptist Church in Booneville with interment at Glendale Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will...
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James Richard Hauser

August 29, 1974 - December 10, 2017

James Richard Hauser, 43, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 in his home. He was employed by Mars Pet Care. Memorial service will be 2 p.m., Thursday, December 21 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood.He is survived by his wife, Leisa Hauser; mother, Phyllis Douglas of Tulsa; one brother, Anthony Hauser of Greenwood; one sister, Heidi Hauser Campbell of...
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Gregory Steven Black

December 8, 1959 - December 8, 2017

Gregory (Greg Dog) Steven Black, 58, of Mansfield, Arkansas passed from this life December 8, 2017. He was born December 8, 1959. He is survived by a brother, Derrick Black of Mansfield; a sister, Jan Dunn of Greenwood; a daughter, Vanessa O'Neil with four grandchildren, Aaron and Isaish Lawson and Radley and Hallon O'Neil of Hartford and two sons, Gunner Black of Ft. Smith and Hunter Black and...
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Jimmy Dale Gossett

February 1, 1948 - December 6, 2017

Jimmy Dale Gossett, 69, of Greenwood, Arkansas was promoted to Heaven on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. He was a member of Jenny Lind First Baptist Church. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.He was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Ray Gossett and his mother, Virgie Leigh Holmes Gossett. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Deborah Boersma Gossett; his...
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Rilda Mae Jenkins

November 17, 1948 - December 5, 2017

Rilda Mae Jenkins, 69, of Wister, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017 in her home. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She is survived by three sons, Dylan Long of Wister, Mike Long of London, Arkansas and Robert Long of Waldron, Arkansas; one daughter, Sharron (Sissy) Sharpe; even grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Cremation is under the direction of McConnell...
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Mary Frances Witcher

December 18, 1934 - November 29, 2017

Mary Frances Witcher, 82, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in Fort Smith. She was retired from the Social Security Administration and a member of Oak Cliff Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Monday, December 4 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Witcherville with burial at Lovelace Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. ...
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Huey P. Smith

July 28, 1929 - November 25, 2017

Huey P. Smith, 88, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was a retired carpenter, U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and of the Assembly of God faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Smith.Graveside service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 29 at New Providence Cemetery in Slaytonville under the direction of McConnell Funeral...
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Bradley Wayne Brown

December 21, 1974 - November 24, 2017

Bradley Wayne Brown, 42, of Greenwood, Arkansas walked through Heaven's gates and met his Savior with open arms on November 24, 2017. He was a member of Jenny Lind First Baptist Church. He retired from Smith Chevrolet in 2015 as the service manager.He was preceded in death by his father, Lester Dale Brown and his brother, William "Bill" Brown. He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years,...
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J.R. Hesslen

October 22, 1932 - November 20, 2017

J.R. Hesslen, 85, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 in Fort Smith. He was retired from Baldor.He is survived by two sons, Kevin Hesslen and wife, Christy of Greenwood and Eddie Hesslen of Pocola; his longtime companion, Virginia "Jenny" Sherfield; four grandchildren, Edwin, Hope, Hannah and Hunter Hesslen and one great grandchild, Edwin Hesslen. He was preceded in...
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Cecilia Marie Martin

April 17, 1956 - November 19, 2017

Cecilia "Cookie" Martin, 61, of Mansfield, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a retired LPN for Pink Bud Nursing Home. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, November 24 at Westside Pentecostal Church in Huntington with burial at Huntington Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Friday before the...
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Paula Marie Hartman

February 27, 1951 - November 19, 2017

Paula Marie Hartman, 66, of Barling, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. Paula was born on February 27, 1951 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She worked alongside her husband in their plumbing business. She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Dempsey and step father, Dink Hayes. She is survived by her mother, Lora Bell Hayes;...
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Kenneth Wayne Hunt

February 6, 1953 - November 18, 2017

Kenneth Wayne Hunt, 64, was born February 6, 1953 in San Antonio, Texas. He passed away November 18, 2017 in his home. Ken was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle. He will be truly missed by those he left behind. He was retired from the Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children Division. Ken was a member of Northside Church of Christ in Greenwood. He loved to...
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Mary Catherine Armstrong

November 6, 1932 - November 15, 2017

Mary Catherine Armstrong, 85, was born November 6, 1932 in Greenwood, Arkansas and went to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on November 15, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Catherine was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be truly missed by those she left behind. The Bible speaks of a virtuous woman from Proverbs 31, "She is clothed with strength and...
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Margaret Faye Hicks

January 6, 1948 - November 14, 2017

Margret Faye Hicks passed away Nov 15th 2017. She has left behind her wedded husband Robert Hicks of nearly 50 years. She has also left behind her daughter Anna Hicks Kleinschmidt and her husband Robert Kleinschmidt, her son John Hicks and his wife Cara Hicks all from Greenwood. She has been very proud of her grandchildren Levi & Sam Hicks Tyler, Hope & Jacob Kleinschmidt of Greenwood Melissa...
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Patricia Ann James

June 10, 1928 - November 11, 2017

Pat James, 89, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 in Greenwood. She was retired from the Greenwood School System and a member of Greenwood First Baptist Church.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 15 at Greenwood First Baptist Church with burial at Liberty Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Tuesday from...
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Ona Mae Elmore

December 4, 1930 - November 7, 2017

Ona Mae Elmore, 86, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 in Fort Smith. She was a homemaker, member of Greenwood First Assembly of God Church, member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the widow of Rev. Archie D. Elmore. Mom loved sewing, quilting, canning, gardening, growing flowers, gospel singing, playing piano, God, church ministry, studying the bible, being a part of...
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Wilma Irene Gilliam

November 13, 1924 - November 6, 2017

Irene Gilliam, 92, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 in Greenwood. She was retired from Farmer's Bank as a teller and was a member of Greenwood First Baptist Church.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, November 10 at Greenwood First Baptist Church with burial at Gilliam Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Thursday...
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Irene Veda Leroy

October 21, 1918 - November 6, 2017

Irene Reeves LeRoy, 99, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was a member of Jenny Lind First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Arlie Reeves and Edward LeRoy and three sons, Jimmy, Kenneth and Lynn Reeves.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, November 9 at Jenny Lind First Baptist Church with burial at Old Jenny...
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Calvin James Kennedy

September 2, 1926 - November 5, 2017

Calvin J. Kennedy, 91, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Sunday, November 5, 2017 in Greenwood. He was a retired Primitive Baptist Minister and former pastor of Pilgrims Rest Primitive Baptist Church in Arkoma and Little Flock Primitive Baptist Church in Abbott. Graveside service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 8 at Gilliam Cemetery in Greenwood under the direction of McConnell Funeral...
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Jackie Leroy Branham

May 16, 1943 - November 4, 2017

Leroy Branham, 74, of Barling, Arkansas passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017 in his home. He was retired from Whirlpool. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Ann Branham.A family led memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, November 11 at Faith Chapel in Hartford. Cremation was under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.He is survived by two daughters, Candace...
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Ruby Belle Minks

May 18, 1927 - October 31, 2017

Ruby Belle Minks, 90, of Pocola, Oklahoma passed away from this life Tuesday, October 31, 2017. She was born May 18, 1927 in Rock Island, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Roy Minks and a daughter, Kathleen. She was a wife, mother, homemaker and loved to visit kids, grandkids and family.Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, November 3 at Greenwood First Baptist Church...
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Clifford Eugene Griffin

February 22, 1936 - October 31, 2017

Clifford Gene Griffin, 81, of Huntington, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in his home. He was retired from the Sebastian County Road Department, veteran of the U.S. Air Force and the widow of Patricia Griffin. Viewing will be Thursday from 3 - 6 p.m. at Chateau on the Greens on Hwy. 96 in Greenwood. There will be a private family service. Arrangements are under the direction of...
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Berna Dean Evans

January 24, 1932 - October 29, 2017

Berna D. Evans, 85, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 in her home. She was the widow of R. Dean Evans. She is survived by one son, Walt Evans; four daughters, Rusty Brown, Barb Riley, Penny Miller and Shelley Evans; three brothers, Lyle Brown, Hardy Brown and Forrest Brown; one sister, Nelle Linkenholker, twenty-four grandchildren, forty-seven great grandchildren and...
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Betty Jean Adams

May 30, 1929 - October 26, 2017

Betty Jean Adams, 88, of Bonanza, Arkansas passed away Thursday, October 26, 2017 in her home. She was a homemaker, of the Assembly of God faith and the widow of Leonard Earl Adams. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Monday, October 30 at Bonanza Assembly of God Church with burial at Mountain View Cemetery in Hackett under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be...
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J.K. Martinsky

March 11, 1943 - October 23, 2017

J.K. Martinsky, 74, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 in a Booneville hospital. He was retired from trucking operations and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Viewing and visitation with the family will be Friday, October 27 from 12 - 3 p.m. at Greenwood First Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.He is survived by his...
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Vestal Lee Taff

December 16, 1935 - October 22, 2017

Vestal "Rusty" Taff, 81, of Midland, Arkansas passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service, member of Midland First Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, October 27 at Midland First Baptist Church with burial at Mount Olive Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of...
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Patricia Ann Branham

June 13, 1942 - October 20, 2017

Patricia Ann Branham, 75, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Friday, October 20, 2017 in her home. She was retired from Whirlpool. She is survived by her husband, Jackie Branham; two sons, Jeffery John VanBrocklin of New York and Robert Russell VanBrocklin of Georgia; three daughters, Bonnie Brewer Dyer of Fort Smith, Candace Branham of Barling and Dana Mugrage of Ohio; three brothers, Larry...
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Elmer Leroy Vincent

January 4, 1931 - October 20, 2017

Elmer L. Vincent, 86, of Roland, Oklahoma departed this life on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was born January 4, 1931 in Midland, Arkansas. He was retired from Wortz Crackers and of the Christian faith.Graveside service honoring and remember his life will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 25 at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Fort Smith under the direction of McConnell...
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Theral Henry

October 7, 1925 - October 19, 2017

Theral Henry, 92, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Greenwood, Arkansas. He was born October 7, 1925 in Lone Star Valley (now Fort Chaffee), Arkansas to Dora (Jones) and Talbert Henry. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Kathryn (Cook) Henry. He was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Greenwood, a longtime member of Clyde Holland's Sunday School Class...
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Delia Maria Meredith

April 20, 1934 - October 17, 2017

With great sorrow we announce to the world the passing of Delia (Dee McKee) Meredith, 83, of Poteau, Oklahoma on October 17, 2017. She was born April 20, 1934 in Toyah, Texas. She was a mother and homemaker, retired from Mercy Crest and Hickory Springs and was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Charles A. McKee of Hackett.Graveside service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, October 21 at...
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Alfred Lee Daggs

October 25, 1953 - October 12, 2017

Alfred Lee Daggs, 63, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. He was retired from Whirlpool. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, October 20 at Denver Street Baptist Church with burial at Liberty Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Thursday from 2 - 7 p.m. at Denver Street Baptist Church, where...
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Franklin Ellis Snell

September 19, 1958 - October 11, 2017

Franklin "Buddy" Ellis Snell of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away on October 11, 2017 in his home. He was born September 19, 1958 in Van Buren, Arkansas. Buddy worked for the Fort Smith Police Department for 22 years where he spent five years in patrol before serving as a detective for criminal investigations. In 2010, he became one of only 900 certified latent print examiners in the world, a...
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Aurora Santana Zepeda

June 28, 1916 - October 10, 2017

Aurora Zepeda, 100, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in Greenwood, Arkansas. She was retired from the YMCA, of the Christian faith and the widow of Francisco Zepeda. She is survived by two sons, Enrique Zepeda of Las Vegas, NV and Javier Zepeda of McAllen, TX; three daughters, Ana Zepeda of Nampa, ID, Teresa Wise of Hackett and Erendira Williams of Broken Arrow, OK;...
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Mark Steven Hughes

December 22, 1953 - October 8, 2017

Mark Hughes, 63, of Barling, Arkansas passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 in his home. He was a truck driver.He is survived by his wife, Sharon Hughes; three sons, Scottie Hughes, Jason and Shawn Broom; two daughters, Susan Crow and Sarah Hughes; one brother, Tom Hughes; one sister, Donna Threlkeld and twelve grandchildren.A family led memorial service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, October 14 at...
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Charlotte Renee Johns

April 4, 1976 - October 8, 2017

Charlotte Renee Johns, 41, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a paraprofessional with the Fort Smith School System. She is survived by her husband, Shawn Massey; one son, Barron Massey of the home and her parents, James and Bonnie Johns of Hartford.Arrangements are under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.
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Mabel Ellen Pierce

January 28, 1919 - October 3, 2017

Mabel Ellen Pierce, 98, of Booneville, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 in her home. She was born January 28, 1919 in Roosevelt, Oklahoma. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Greenwood.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, October 7 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 915 W. Center St. in Greenwood with burial at...
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William Joseph Guffey

July 12, 1943 - September 29, 2017

William "Bill" Joseph Guffey was born July 12, 1943, in El Reno, Oklahoma, to Camea Collins Guffey and Ray Vernon Guffey. He departed this life on September 29, 2017, at the age of 74. He was preceded in death by two brothers Karl (Betty) Guffey and Jimmy (Martha) Guffey. He is survived by a sister, June (Bill) Koch. Bill is also survived by his wife of 18 years, Nan Couch Guffey;...
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Fred Henry Kinslow

May 2, 1931 - September 22, 2017

Fred Henry Kinslow, 86, of Greenwood went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Friday, September 22, 2017 in his home with his family by his side. He was a master barber with a lifetime license, member of Greenwood First Baptist Church since 1964, where he served as a Deacon, taught Sunday School for several years and was a member of an amazing life group, member of Harris Hannah VFW...
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Cecil Carl Strange

June 29, 1951 - September 21, 2017

Cecil Strange, 66, of Huntington, Arkansas passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. He was a retired carpenter and preceded in death by his wife, Vickii Strange.He is survived by two sons, Kelly Malloy of Huntington and Jesse Chronister of Huntington; two daughters, Sherry Roiter of Alma and Marsha Clark of Huntington; his mother and step father, Josephine and William Hamilton of Huntington;...
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Zane Allan Lewis

December 21, 1959 - September 19, 2017

Zane Allan Lewis, 58, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in his home. He was retired from K-Mart, veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by his mother, Jean Pavlosky of Greenwood.Cremation is under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood, Arkansas.
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Mary Lucille Hollister

May 18, 1926 - September 19, 2017

Mary L. Hollister's life journey began in 1926 and her healthiest, happiest years in Arkansas lasted until about 2010. For about 64 of those years, Mary looked out on a gorgeous view of the Ouachita Mountains from the "Hilltop" in Huntington, Arkansas. Mary died September 19, 2017 in Lee's Summit, Missouri where she resided since early 2012 after a hip break and other health conditions required...
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Patricia Marie Herring

August 4, 1950 - September 12, 2017

Patricia Marie (Brock) Herring, 67, of Barling, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in her home. She was a retired restaurant manager.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Monday, September 18 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel. Viewing and visitation with the family will be Sunday, September 17 from 1 - 4 p.m. at Edwards Funeral Home in Fort Smith. Arrangements are under the direction of...
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Domenica Bittick

July 12, 1920 - September 8, 2017

Minnie Bittick, 97 of Hartford, Arkansas passed away Friday September 8, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and member of Jones Memorial Methodist Church.Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 12 at Jones Memorial Methodist Church in Hartford with interment at Hartford Memorial Park under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home in Greenwood. Visitation and viewing...
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Debbie Pettigrew

January 29, 1953 - September 4, 2017

Debbie Pettigrew, 64, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 in her home. She was a housewife and member of Genesis l in Milltown. Graveside service will be 10 am Friday, September 8 at Coop Prairie Cemetery in Mansfield under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home in Greenwood, Arkansas. Visitation will be 5-7 pm Thursday at Fellowship Baptist Church in Witcherville. ...
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Cody Lee Brickner

February 12, 1987 - September 2, 2017

Cody Lee Brickner, 30, of Mansfield, Arkansas passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 in Tucker, Arkansas. He was a carpenter. A family directed memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday, September 11 at Valley View Church of Christ. Arrangements are under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. He is survived by his son, Bryson Brickner of Hackett; father, Jerry Dale Brickner of...
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Gene Arthur Van Buskirk

November 5, 1937 - September 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home, Greenwood, AR.
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Lorene Ruggles

December 14, 1934 - August 27, 2017

Lorene Ruggles, 82, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 in her home. She was a homemaker and member of Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, August 30 at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church with burial at Ramsey Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Tuesday from 5 - 7 p.m. at...
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Melissa Yeakley

June 28, 1966 - August 26, 2017

Melissa Yeakley, 51, of Fort Smith, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 26, 2017. She was tired after fighting her twenty yearlong battle, the result of a collision with a drunk driver. She was born on June 28, 1966 to Lynn Howard and Hilda Howard Mayo in Fort Smith. She was preceded in death by her two dads, Lynn Howard and Glen Mayo. She loved doing for others and being ...
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Sherman Lawrence Crow

February 13, 1938 - August 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home, Greenwood, AR.
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Jacki Lynette Klentz

May 14, 1965 - August 24, 2017

Jacki Lynette Klentz, 52, of Huntington, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 24, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was a homemaker and member of New Life Tabernacle Church in Huntington. Memorial service will be 4 p.m., Monday, August 28 at New Life Tabernacle Church. Cremation is under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. She is survived by her husband, Michael Klentz;...
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Joan Williams Smith

June 9, 1919 - August 23, 2017

Joan Williams Smith of Fort Smith, Arkansas, formerly of Swansboro, North Carolina, entered into Heaven August 23, 2017. She was born June 9, 1919 in Nelson, New Zealand to Margaret Cook Williams, widow of John Williams who died seven months prior to Joan's birth. In 1943, Joan met and married USMC Sgt. Howard Smith, whose unit was in New Zealand for R&R. After the war, they settled in...
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Richard Floyd Bento

March 3, 1938 - August 23, 2017

Richard Floyd Bento, 79, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017 in a Fort Smith. He was born March 3, 1938 in San Jose, California to the late Manuel and Ileene Bento.He was survived by his wife, Roberta (Bobbie) of 53 years; a daughter and son-in-law, Allyson and Keith Smith of Arkansas; grandsons, Tyler Smith of Arkansas and Nicholas Loucks of California; a sister,...
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Jerry Thomas Fitzgerald

August 13, 1958 - August 22, 2017

Jerry T. Fitzgerald, 59, of Charleston, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in Hackett, Arkansas. He was a retired mechanic and member of Midland Heights United Methodist Church in Fort Smith. Graveside service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, August 26 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Booneville under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. He is survived by his son, Jason T....
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Bradley Ray Fuller

July 11, 1996 - August 22, 2017

Bradley Ray Fuller, 21, of Alma, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was employed by Home Plate Café in Hot Springs.Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, August 25 at Huntington Assembly of God Church with burial at Huntington Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Friday starting at 1 p.m. prior to the...
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Helen Norine Taylor

March 10, 1925 - August 21, 2017

Helen Norine Taylor, 92, of Hackett passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 in Fort Smith. She was born to William and Bessie Henry on March 10, 1925. She was a homemaker and member of Amity Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. (Bud) Taylor; a daughter, Carolyn; a daughter in law, Marilyn; her brothers and a sister. Graveside service will be 1 pm Friday,...
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Robert Griffin

February 20, 1936 - August 20, 2017

Robert (Bob) Griffin, 81, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was a retired contractor and a member of Greenwood First Baptist Church. Memorial service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, August 24 at Greenwood First Baptist Church. Cremation is under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. He is survived by his wife, Judy Griffin; one...
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Geneva Lee Elmore

December 8, 1924 - August 18, 2017

Geneva Lee Elmore, 92 of Huntington, AR went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, August 18, 2017 in Fort Smith, she departed this life surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Geneva was born on December 18, 1924 to H.H. and Mary Susana"Susie" Hocott Pinkerton in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was a member of New Life Tabernacle in Huntington. She was always early to arrive at...
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Curtis Wayne Seaton

August 27, 1948 - August 17, 2017

Curtis Wayne Seaton, 68, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was the retired owner of Fort Smith Heating and Air Conditioning and a member of Westwood Baptist Church.Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 23 at Westwood Baptist Church with burial at Liberty Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. ...
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John Richard Jarrels

April 2, 1961 - August 16, 2017

SFC John Richard Jarrels, 56, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, August 16, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was employed by Glidewell Distribution and was a U.S. Army veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Army National Guard. Graveside service with military honors will be 11 a.m., Monday, August 21 at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of McConnell...
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Kenny Don Dobing

February 6, 1944 - August 12, 2017

Kenny Don Dobing, 73, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. He was born to the late Louis and Gladys Dobing in Parkin, Arkansas. Kenny was an avid outdoorsman, Life Member of the NRA, Freemason at Greenwood Lodge #131 and Belle Point #20 in Ft. Smith and a 32nd degree Scottish Rite. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Barbara of the home; his...
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Sidney Gerald Hampton

May 6, 1935 - August 12, 2017

Sid Hampton, 82, of Fort Smith, went to be with the Lord on Saturday August 12, 2017. He was retired salesman from Kellogg Company. Sid was faithful to his Lord, an active member of Haven Heights Baptist Church in Ft. Smith.He is survived by his wife, Doris, of the home, two sons, Steve Hampton of Hackett, AR. and Phil Hampton of Van Buren, AR., and one daughter, Linda Bull of Mansfield, AR, 9...
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Evelyn Lola Napier

June 8, 1932 - August 7, 2017

Evelyn Napier, 85, of Barling, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was retired from Baldor and the widow of Malvin Napier. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Friday, August 11 at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Fort Smith with burial at Hartford Memorial Park under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Thursday from 5 - 7 p.m....
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Juanita Schlinker

March 29, 1957 - August 3, 2017

Juanita Schlinker, 60, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 in her home. She was retired from St. Edward Mercy Medical Center. Memorial service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 8 at Old Jenny Lind Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.She is survived by two sons, Bobby Woodall of Waldron and Manuel Schlinker of Jenny Lind;...
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Lloyd Lynn Garrett

October 20, 1960 - August 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home, Greenwood, AR.
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Sally Ann Leirer

June 2, 1940 - July 31, 2017

Sally Leirer, 77, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 31, 2017 in her home. She was a homemaker, retired hair stylist for over 20 years and member of Valley View Church of Christ. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Thursday, August 3 at Valley View Church of Christ with burial at Mount Zion Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be...
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Jon Randy Johnson

August 18, 1948 - July 29, 2017

Jon Randy Johnson, 68, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 in his home. He was an author and a veteran of the U.S. Army.He is survived by his brother, Mack Johnson of Greenwood.Cremation is under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.
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Frances Dooly

July 21, 1932 - July 28, 2017

Frances Dooly, 85, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was a nursery worker and member at Greenwood First Baptist Church, retired from the Fort Smith School District, attended Grand Avenue Baptist Church for over forty years and the widow of Keith Dooly. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 1 at Greenwood First Baptist Church with...
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John L. Scantling

August 14, 1948 - July 27, 2017

John L. Scantling, 68, of Mansfield, Arkansas passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was a retired truck driver for Arkola Sand and Gravel and an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Memorial service will be 10 a.m., Friday, August 4 at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith. Cremation was under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood, Arkansas.He is survived...
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Larry Trueitt Whedbee

July 2, 1927 - July 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home, Greenwood, AR.
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Barbara Ann Fuller

November 16, 1946 - July 26, 2017

Barbara Fuller, 70, of Hartford, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in her home. She was a homemaker. Graveside service will be 9 a.m., Friday, July 28 at Huntington Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. She is survived by her husband, Darrell Fuller; one son, Randy Fuller of Hot Springs; one daughter, Sandy Sears of Hartford; one brother, Jimmy...
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Melvin Ruvon Phelan

June 25, 1937 - July 24, 2017

Melvin R. Phelan, 80, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 in a Fort Smith hospital. He was retired from the Sebastian County Road Department. Graveside service will be 9 a.m., Thursday, July 27 at White Bluff Cemetery in Bonanza under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be Thursday morning at the cemetery starting at 8:30 a.m.He is survived...
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Thomas Grady Spicer

July 18, 1941 - July 23, 2017

Thomas Grady Spicer, 76, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Fort Smith. He was born July 18, 1941 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He graduated Northside High School in 1959. He married Virginia Smith in September 1960, they were married 56 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving from 1960 to 1964 and was stationed in San Antonio, Texas. He attended the...
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Joyce Tweten Jensen

June 8, 1927 - July 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home, Greenwood, AR.
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Kenneth Dale Edmoundson

February 20, 1935 - July 22, 2017

Kenneth Dale Edmoundson went home to be with our Lord on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 3:15 p.m. in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was surrounded by his wife, JoAnne, of 61 years and his loving family. Kenneth was a fun loving, hardworking man. He retired as an investigator with the Kern County Sheriff's Department in Bakersfield, California at the young age of 36 due to a back injury while on duty. He...
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Nadine Tillie Alder

February 21, 1921 - July 20, 2017

Nadine Tillie Alder, 96, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Covina, California. She worked for the Azusa School District for many years and Gladstone High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gay Tillie and Les Alder. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday, July 28 at the Greenwood Church of the Nazerene with interment at Liberty Cemetery under the...
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Lilly Hartsfield

July 14, 1952 - July 20, 2017

Lilly Hartsfield, 65, of Hackett, Arkansas passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was retired from Whirlpool and a member of Southside Full Gospel Church. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Monday, July 24 at Chateau on the Greens, 10560 S. Hwy. 96 in Greenwood with burial at Cross Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood. Viewing will be...
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