MOOREFIELD — Two years ago Bartley and Tammy Hillis delivered their fourth child, a son they named Caden. Shortly after delivering, Tammy says her instincts told her something was wrong. He didn’t cry after he was born.
Initially, she thought his nose was broken. “He was wheezing,” Tammy recalled.
He looked gray and she insisted they check his oxygen level. “The nurse took him and never brought him back,” Tammy said.
Bob D. Kleeb, 85, of Batesville died Nov. 4, 2011, in a Batesville hospital.
Born May 2, 1926, in Harlingen, Texas, he was the son of Marvel Hommel and William Kleeb. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the South Pacific on the USS Fanshaw Bay, which earned two presidential citations in the last major battle before the end of the war. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed painting, going to church, Bible study and singing praise to the Lord.
Vernon Dee “Farmer” Inman, 76, of Batesville died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, in a Batesville hospital.
Born May 26, 1935, in Jamestown, he was the son of Hugh Dee Inman Jr. and Helen Gist Inman.
He was a member of Jamestown United Methodist Church, Odd Fellows Lodge and the American Legion.
FORT SMITH — Jerry D. Jennings, 68, of Fort Smith died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, in Fort Smith.
Born Feb. 23, 1943, at Heber Springs, he was the son of Lloyd and Nell Fields Jennings. He worked in sales, was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was of the Baptist faith.
SAGE — JW Moser, 85, of Sage died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, in Batesville.
Born Sept. 25, 1926, in Guion, he was the son of Edward and Vi Kidwell Moser. He was united in marriage to Laverne Sims on July 25, 1947, in Melbourne. After her death, he was united in marriage to Bonnie McCollum on Dec. 31, 2007, in Sage. He was a farmer and trader. He was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.
Glenna Marie Bray Griffin, 93, of Batesville, formerly of Sidney, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Sidney Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Sidney.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Qualls Funeral Home in Cave City.
Larry and Tommie Dugger of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bubba Hut, located at 50 Bubba Lane in Batesville.
Tommie Johnson and Larry Dugger were united in marriage Dec. 8, 1961, in Odessa, Texas.
Thomas and Amanda Taegtmeyer of Sikeston, Mo., have announced the birth of a daughter at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Nov. 4, 2011. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and has been named Emma Blaire Taegtmeyer.
Grandparents of the child are Kaye Willmuth of Cave City and the late Robert Willmuth and Ronald and Pamela Taegtmeyer of Wynne.
Jason Rankin and Laura Rogers and Cody of Cave City have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Nov. 11, 2011. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 7 ounces and has been named Allen James Rankin.
Grandparents of the child are Roy and Gail Rogers and Keith and Dorthy Abbott.
Great-grandparents are J.C. and Joyce Rogers.
Matt Schreiner and Krystal Barnt and Wyatt of Cave City have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Nov. 13, 2011. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 11.2 ounces and has been named Addysen Emery Schreiner.
Grandparents of the child are Robin and Marilyn Schreiner and Anita Altom.
Great-grandparents are Ken and Ruth Altom, Mildred Andrews, Donald “Rue” and Barbara Rogers and Wilbur and Betty Schreiner.
Ricardo and Latoya Garza, Elijah, Faith and Abel of Batesville have announced the birth of twin sons and brothers at White River Medical Center on Nov. 13, 2011. Isaac Garza weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces. Jonah Garza weighed 5 pounds, 1.8 ounces.
Grandparents of the children are Tony and Shelia Avant, Leroy Brown and Ramero and Evelyn Benavides.
Great-grandparents are Guadalupe and Minerva Ramirez.