• Zela Creekmore

    MARION — Zela Frances Chappell Creekmore, 91, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at her home in Marion.
    Born Dec. 12, 1917, in Texas, she was the daughter of William Forbun Chappell and Maggie Bennett Chappell. As a child she lived in Commerce, Texas, and London, Ark.

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  • Dorothy Eaves

    NEWARK — Dorothy Marie Schiefer Eaves, 87, of Newark died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009.
    Born April 13, 1922, at St. Louis, she was the daughter of Frank and Ernestine Schlechte Schiefer. She enjoyed growing roses, collecting old postage stamps, reading, crossword puzzles, church activities and participating as an Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed volunteer.

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  • Wallace Hall

    BALD KNOB — Wallace D. Hall, 79, of Bald Knob died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, in a Searcy hospital.
    Born Jan. 12, 1930, in Almond, he was the son of Charlie and Etta Cooper Hall. He was retired from GenCorp Automotive and was a member of Velvet Ridge Church of Christ.

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  • Rose Manning

    OZARK ACRES — Rosie Marie Burton Manning, 61, of Ozark Acres died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, at her home.
    She was the daughter of Daniel and Billie Alexander Burton. She was a retired home health worker.
    Survivors include her husband, Eddie Manning; three daughters, Bethanie Wright, Rachel Lynn West and Rebekah Burton; her mother; a brother, Tim Burton; a sister, Nelda Burton; and 11 grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her father.

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  • David Stone

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — David Gregory Stone, 38, of Cherokee Village died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, in a Salem hospital.
    He was the son of David Stone and Carla Stone.
    Survivors include his wife, Lynette Stone; a son, Eric Stone of Cherokee Village; a daughter, Melanie Stone; his parents; a brother, Jeff Stone of Arizona; a sister, Ashley Stone of California; and his grandparents, Roy and Franky Santa Cruz.
    The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel in Highland with Joey Barnes officiating.

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  • Thelma Whitlock

    EVENING SHADE — Thelma Whitlock, 95, of Evening Shade died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, in a Batesville hospital.
    Born May 14, 1914, at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of Calvin W. and Cora Alice Royal Rogers. She was co-owner of Whitlock Shoes in Union City, Mich., before retiring to Evening Shade. She was a member of Piney Fork Church of Christ in Evening Shade.

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  • Batesville resident recognized as Teacher of the Year

    Grady — Kay Trumble of Batesville, an academic instructor at the McPherson Unit in Newport, was honored with the Hurshell D. Qualls Teacher of the Year Award at the 36th Annual Arkansas Correctional School graduation ceremony held at the Cummins Unit in Grady earlier this year.

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  • Kimpel, Baker are united in marriage

    LITTLE ROCK — Jennifer Lauren Kimpel and Brian Robert Baker were united in marriage Oct. 10 at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church in Little Rock.
    The Rev. Debra Freeman officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William West Kimpel of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Henry Kimpel and Maxwell Joseph Lyons II, all of Little Rock.

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  • AARP executive meeting set

    A Batesville AARP executive meeting is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at Citizens Bank Annex.
    This event is open to committee members and AARP members.

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  • Thurstons to discuss nutcracker collection

    CHEROKEE VILLAGE — Nutcracker collecting began when Nancy Thurston’s son was stationed in Germany in the late 1980s. He sent her a small nutcracker/incense burner that was made in Germany and the collection grew.
    Spring River Branch members of the National League of American Pen Women will hear the rest of the story and see several nutcrackers from the collection at their December meeting. The public is invited to join them at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall of the Cherokee Village Lutheran Church located at the corner of Okmulgee and Cherokee Road.

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  • Guard collecting food, other items for John 3:16, Luke 4:18

    It’s a time for giving and receiving at the Batesville Daily Guard.
    As a way of giving back to the community, the Guard is asking for donations to help John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte and Luke 4:18 Lives, located on Swaim Hill Road near Southside.
    During the months of October and November, those who bring in five or more nonperishable food items, cleaning supplies or paper supplies will receive $5 off a three-month or more subscription of the Guard. The offer is valid for both new and renewal subscriptions. This special offer ends Today.

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  • Christmas memories sought for special section

    The Batesville Daily Guard is publishing its annual Seasons Greetings special section on Dec. 24.
    Anyone wishing to share a special Christmas memory for publishing in this section may bring the story and/or a photo to go with the memory to the Guard office at 258 W. Main St.; mail it to the Guard, Attn: Andrea Bruner, P.O. Box 2036, Batesville, AR 72503; or e-mail it to andreab@guardonline.com.
    The deadline for stories and photos is Dec. 9.

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