Pearline McWhorter 1918 - 2002
Pearline McWhorter was born October 12, 1918 at Greenville, South Carolina the daughter of Walter Smith and Mattie Galloway. SHe married William Robert McWhorter on December 21, 1944 and had resided in the Mountain Home area since moving from Orlando, Florida in 2001. She died at her residence on July 25, 2002 at the age of 83.
Survived by: 4 Grandchildren, Rebecca Dupree of Mountain Home, AR, Maurice Christopher of Punta Gorda, Florida, Shawnee Cammenche Courtemanche of Houston, TX, Melody Christopher of San Antonio, TX; 3 Great Grandchildren, Michelle Dupree of Houston, TX, Lance Brock III of Greenville, So. Carolina, Amber Rae Courtemanche of Houston, TX; 1 Sister, Mildred Byrd of Greenville, So. Carolina
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Husband, 6 sisters and 2 brothers
Funeral: Sunday at 4:00 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Scott Johnson officiating.
Burial arrangements: Woodlawn Cemetery
in Greenville, South Carolina
Thelma S. McWilliams March 10, 1913 - June 28, 2003
Thelma S. McWilliams was born March 10, 1913 at Detroit, Michigan to Roy and Mary Jane Abram Johnsont. While in Michigan, She married Walter B. McWilliams on April 28, 1946. A resident of Mountain Home since moving from Brownsville, Texas in 1982, she was a homemaker who loved cooking, especially baking. She was a member of Eastern Star and the Methodist church. Thelma McWilliams entered into eternal rest at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home on June 28, 2003 at the age of 90 years, 3 months and 18 days.
Survived by: She is survived by her husband, Walter B. McWilliams of the home; two daughters, Sheila S. (David) Frost of Mountain Home and Deborah (Frank) Maggiore of Staten Island, New York; six grandchildren, David Cornwall of Greenland, Arkansas, Chris Cornwall of Mountain Home, Susan Frost of Fayetteville, Mary Frost of Mountain Home, Joseph Maggiore of Staten Island, New York and Frank Maggiore of Staten Island, New York; four great - grandchildren, Brett, Seth, Haley, and Christina Cornwall.
Preceded in Death by: Her parents and one brother
Funeral: Graveside service will be at 10:00 A.M., Monday, June 30, 2003 at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery
in Mountain Home, Arkansas.
Burial arrangements: Interment will be in Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery.
Active Bearers: David Frost, David Cornwall, Chris Cornwall, Toby Thomas, Susan Frost and Mary Frost
Ruby Gerri Merk November 20, 1941 - March 23, 2003
Ruby Gerri Merk 60, of Bull Shoals died March 23, 2002 at Baxter Regional Medical Center. She was Born November 20, 1941 in Russellville, AR to Neil and Sybil Rachel Lloyd. She Married Duane Merk October 9, 1983 at Kavai, HA. She was a book Keeper for Gerris Book Keeping Service. She moved to Bull Shoals in 1996 From California formerly of Russellville, AR. She enjoyed fishing , Sewing and Cooking. she was a member of the Twin Lakes Church of The Nazarene.
Survived by: She is Survived by her husband Duane Merk of Bull Shoals, Son Michael and Jo Ann Helms of Marion, AR, 2 Stepsons Douglas Merk of San Jose, CA., Marc and Tina Merk of Selma, CA., Brother Lynn Lloyd of Austin, TX., mother Sybil Lloyd of Russellville, AR., 5 Grandchildren.
Preceded in Death by: She was preceded in death by her father and a son.
Visitation: Visitaion will be 9:00 A.M. Monday till Service Time at the Church.
Funeral: Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday March 25, 2002 at Twin Lakes Church of The Nazarene with Reverend Bob Stovall officiating.
Burial arrangements: Burial will be in Russellville Arkansas.
Leonard Meyer 1920 - 2002
Leonard William Meyer was born August 17, 1920 at Chicago, Illinois the son of Paul and Emily Foster Meyer. He married the late Maryann Evaskus in Chicago on December 4, 1954 and had resided in the Bull Shoals area since moving from Calumet Park, Illinois in 1975. He served with the US Navy during World War II and was a truck driver.
Survived by: 1 Daughter, Carol Yadgir of Schaumburg, Illinois; 1 brother Earl Meyer of Chicago, Illinois
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Wife
Burial arrangements: Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery
Mountain Home, AR
Earl Meyer 1920 - 2002
Earl M. Meyer was born August 17, 2002 at Chicago, Illinois the son of Paul Meyer and Emily Foster Meyer. He had been a resident of this area since 1997 and was retired from Jewel Food Stores as a butcher.
Survived by: Former wife Mildred Meyer; 2 daughters Judith E. Meyer of Rolling Meadows, Illinois and Marian (Fred) Grzesik of Cary, Illinois; 2 grandchildren; 2 great granddaughters; 1 niece; 1 nephew; devoted friend Adele Schmidt of Lakeview, AR
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1 grandson, 1 sister and 3 brothers
Funeral: Graveside at Mt. Emblem Cemetery
in Elmhurst, Illinois on January 21, 2002
Memorials: Alzheimers Foundation
Josephine M. (Dolly) Miller - 2003
Josephine M. Miller (Dolly) died at her home in Mountain Home on Sunday, 19 January.
She was born a Catholic in New York City November 18 to John and Maria Taddeo. She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Miller of Arlington, TX; one brother Ralph Taddeo and four sisters, Jo Frederick, Teresa Glaser, Olympia Rau, and Mary Lou Heintz all of New York.
Dolly and her husband Tom, who predeceased her in 1988, retired to Mountain Home in 1968. While stationed at Little Rock A.F.B., they made frequent trips to fish the North Fork River beginning in 1956.
Besides being an avid trout fisherman, she enjoyed playing golf at Twin Lakes Golf Course. She was a Charter Member of the Twin Lakes Golf Association and a member of the Twin Lakes Ladies' Golf Club. She also served as a Democratic Committee Member for over twenty - five years and was a permanent fixture on voting day at the polls.
Her biggest claim to fame came in 1969 when American International Pictures came to the Ozarks to film "Bloody Mama." It starred Shelley Winters and newcomer, Robert DeNiro. She was hired as an "extra" but her picture wound up on the movie poster and the record album.
Funeral: A Funeral Mass for Josephine M. Miller (Dolly) will be Wednesday, 11:00 AM at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church with Reverend James Fanrak officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 AM until service time at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Baxter County Library
Mary E. Miller 1924 - 2002
Service and burial for Mary Evelyn Miller of Mountain Home will be private. Mrs. Miller died Monday, December 30, 2002 at Baxter Manor Nursing Home. She was born February 17, 1924 at Oak Park, Illinois to Merle Long and Mary McGaw Marshall Long. She married George Miller at Chicago, Illinois on August 17, 1947 and had been a resident of Mountain Home since 1978. She was a registered nurse and member of Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her husband, George of Mountain Home; daughters Robin Bernhardt of Lake Villa, Illinois, Kathleen Jones of Park City, Illinois, Georgette Parmelee of Wildwood, Illinois, Suzanne Shebesta of Libertyville, Illinois; a sister Shirley Shipp of California; 8 grandchildren Lynsey, Grant, and Ashley Jones; Kyle, Brandon and Maggie Parmelee; Stephanie and Breannan Shebesta; great grandchild, Nevaeh Jones and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Baxter Manor Nursing Home. Arrangements are by Kirby - Boaz Funeral Directors.
Genevie Miller 1922 - 2002
E. Genevie Miller was born December 2, 1922 at Noble, Illinois the daughter of Arthur Frost and Gladys VanMatre. She married Emery Miller at Noble, Illinois on July 26, 1942 and had resided in the Mountain Home are since moving from LaGrange, Illinois in 1981. She was a beautician and member of Lady Elks Lodge #1714. She died at Good Samaritan Village on June 9, 2002 at the age of 79.
Survived by: Husband, Emery Miller; 2 Sisters, Wanda Lee Trousdale of Kewanee, Illinois and Catherine Wagner of Bryan, Texas; Cousin, Billie (Jim) Darr; 1 Niece, 2 Nephews and several great nieces and nephews
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1 Brother
Funeral: June 13, 2002 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 AM with Reverend Kevin Gruen officiating
Burial arrangements: Private
Esther C. Miller April 27, 1914 - December 20, 2002
Esther C. Miller was born April 27, 1914 at Batavia, Ill to Ernest and Emma Olson Swanson. She married Dwight Miller on June 29, 1939 at Clinton, Iowa. She was a homemaker. She entered into Eternal Rest on December 20, 2002 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 88 years, 7 months, and 23 days.
Survived by: 1 Daughter: Holly Payne and her husband Fred and Many grandchildren.
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Husband, 1 son, 1 stepson, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
Visitation: Sunday, December 22, 2002 from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.
Funeral: Funeral Services are Monday, December 23, 2002 at 10:00 a.m. in Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Louis Stephens officiating.
Burial arrangements: Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery, Mountain Home, Arkansas
Memorials: Hospice of the Ozarks
Honorary Bearers: Douglas Miller and Enis Stephens
Active Bearers: Russell Conn, Darwin "Marty" Martinell, Tim Edwards, Perry Mitchell, Monty McFarland, and Allen Vostatek
James Burl "Buck" Milloway 1919 - 2002
James Burl "Buck" Milloway of Mountain Home was born December 16, 1919 at Gurdon, Arkansas to Fred G. and Dosha Cox Milloway. He married Ruby Cruse on November 17, 1940 at Osceola, Arkansas and worked as a Industrial Maintainence Supervisor for Genstar Stone Products Company for 33 years. He moved to Mountain Home January 1988 from Northlake, Ill. He was a member of the Twin Lakes Baptist Church in Mountain Home. He passed away on August 15, 2002 at Baxter Regional Medical Center at the age of 82 years, 7 months, and 29 days.
Survived by: Wife - Ruby Milloway of Mountain Home, 1 Brother - Bill Milloway (Annette) of Arkadelphia, Ar., 2 - Sisters - Bobbye Toombs of Gurdon, Ar and Laverne Roland of Hardy, Ar. and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in Death by: Parents and 4 brothers
Funeral: Funeral Services were held at South Fork Bap[tist Church in Gurdon, Arkansas With Rev. Sam Bailey officiating.
Burial arrangements: South Fork Cemetery, Gurdon, Ar.
Memorials: Twin Lakes Baptist Church or the South Fork Cemetery
Edna Miwa - 2002
Edna Miwa of Midway was born in Modesto, CA to Henry Y. and Yaeno Akashi Tojo. She married Ichiro "Ted" Miwa and worked for Travelers Insurance Co. as a Claims Administrator. She moved to Mountain Home from DesPlaines, Ill in 1984. She passed away at her residence on September 10, 2002.
Survived by: Sister - Phebe Tojo of Cincinnati, Ohio and a Brother - James Tojo of Cincinnati, Ohio. and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Husband 2 sisters and 1 brother.
Funeral: Funeral Services were held on Sptember 21, 2002 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jim Brooks officiating.
Elsie Annetta Moefield April 5, 1920 - November 25, 2002
Elsie Moefield 82, died Monday, November 25, 2002. She was born April 5, 1920 at Deland, IL to Cornelius and Grace Grusing Weets. She was retired from Sterling Drug. She was a resident of Flippin, AR since moving from Monticello, IL in 1982. She was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church.
Survived by: She is survived by her daughter, Merna (Ronald) Tabor of Cotter, AR; 4 grandchildren, Christine Simmons, Daniel Tabor, Charles Tabor, and Katherine McCrary; 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; brother, Floyd Weets of Flippin, AR; and 1 sister, Florence Cresap of Monticello, IL.
Preceded in Death by: She was preceded in death by her parents
Visitation: 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday November 26, 2002 at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home
Funeral: Funeral Services will be Wednesday,November 27, 2002, at 2:00 PM at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home, in Mountain Home, AR with Reverend Ray Francis officiating.
Burial arrangements: Burial will be in Kirby’s Tucker Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials: Memorials maybe made to the charity of choice.
Active Bearers: Richard Bell, Troy Bell, Troy Simmons, Bobby Weets, Ted Weets, Daniel Tabor