Rev. Roy Walden
WEST FORK -- The Rev. Roy D. Walden, 67, of West Fork died Aug. 19, 2002, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. He was born June 3, 1935, in Dill City, Okla., to Carroll Oliver and Malisa Dawson Walden. He was a minister in Southern Baptist churches locally and in Oklahoma. He was a Navy veteran and was a greeter for Wal-Mart. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ada Walden.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Walden; one son, Anthony Embery of Joplin, Mo.; four daughters, Brenda Price of Sanford, N.C., Terri Brashears of Fayetteville, Tracy Woods and Tonya Montaug, both of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother, Dale A. Walden of Hannibal, Mo.; 11 grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Baldwin Baptist Church with the Rev. Don Warford officiating.
Burial will be in National Cemetery at Fayetteville.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville. The family will be present from 5 to 6 p.m.
ELKINS -- Georgia Alfreda Spencer, 72, of Elkins died Aug. 21, 2002. She was born March 11, 1930, in Missouri to Edith Mae Williams and Joseph Vernon Bond. She was retired from Tyson Foods. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Spencer.
Survivors include four daughters, Vivian Sisco of Lowell, Beverly Bigelow of Elkins, Judy Wilks of Pea Ridge and Joyce Cox of Fayetteville; five sons, Jackie V. Spencer of Rogers, Robert Spencer of Lowell, Gene Spencer, Jerry Spencer and Stanley Spencer, all of Elkins; three brothers, Jake Bond of Springdale, Donald Bond of Cave Springs and Jerry Bond of Russellville; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers. Alicia Ketcher will officiate.
Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Danny Sisco, Ronnie Spencer, Shawn Spencer, Ralph Cox, Seth Woodward and Tim Corn.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Spencer, Freddie Bigelow, Harold Sisco and Travis Spencer.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Floyd F. Williams
ROGERS -- Floyd F. Williams, 82, of Rogers died Aug. 21, 2002. He was born May 22, 1920, in Grove, Okla., to Othie and Carrie Gamble Williams. He was a retired Realtor and an Army veteran of World War II. He moved to the area in 1986. He was a member of the VFW Chapter 3100 in Rogers.
Survivors include three sons, Robert Williams of Arvada, Colo., Stephen Williams of Holdrege, Neb., and Joel A. Aspen of Atlanta, Ga.; three daughters, Julie Force of Altamonte Springs, Fla., Cheryl Chitwood and Carol Hendren, both of Rogers; one sister, Dorothy Pogue of Wichita, Kan.; six grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers. Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Rogers VFW, Chapter 3100.
Harold F. Guldi Sr.
SPRINGDALE -- Harold Frederick Guldi Sr., 63, of Springdale died Aug. 21, 2002, in Springdale. Arrangements are pending at Sisco Chapel in Springdale.
Clarence D. Lee
MAYSVILLE -- Clarence D. Lee, 79, of Maysville died Aug. 13, 2002. He was born April 26, 1923, in Bristow, Okla., to Charlie and Bessie Nutamaker Lee. He moved to the Maysville area from Blackwood, Okla., in 1972. He was a fork lift driver for Blackwell Zinc Co. before retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Barnett Lee; three daughters, Kathy Edwards of Ponca City, Okla., Connie Pendegraft of Maysville and Sandra Ballew of Jay, Okla.; four sisters, nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Aug. 31 at Maysville Cemetery with Raymond Scott officiating. Arrangements are by Callison-Lough Funeral Service of Gravette.
PURDY, Mo. -- Joseph "Joe" Wayne Wells, 54, of Purdy died Oct. 11, 2002, in Seligman, Mo. He was born Aug. 7, 1948, in Kansas City, Kan., to Jack M. and Dorothy Rinne Wells. He grew up and was educated in Kansas. He was a concrete finisher. He had lived in Cassville, Mo., for 20 years, before moving to the Purdy-Wheaton area three years ago. He enjoyed restoring guns and working on cars and fishing.
Survivors include one son, Danny Wells and wife Stephanie of Cassville; one stepson, Wayne Lawrence of Fort Bragg, N.C.; one daughter, Crystal Wells of Neosho, Mo.; one stepdaughter, Marcey Ball and husband Andy of Springdale; two brothers, Dean Wells of Shawnee Mission, Kan., and Jack Wells of Springhill, Kan.; one sister, Darlene Hans of Wagoner, Okla.; six grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. today at Roaring River Baptist Church in Eagle Rock, Mo. Following the service, the family will receive friends until 8 p.m.
Cremation arrangements are by Williamson Funeral Home in Cassville.
ROGERS -- Laverne Westphal Dodson, 94, of Rogers died Oct. 16, 2002. She was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Ellsworth, Kan., to Edward and Ida Petterman Westphal. She was a 1926 graduate of Ellsworth High School and attended Chillicothe Business College. She moved to the area in 1929. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Hubert Dodson, died in 1989.
Survivors include one niece, Martha Schuetz of Tucson, Ariz., and one cousin, Ruby Lester of Bentonville.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Benton County Memorial Park with the Rev. Wayne McKenzie officiating.
Arrangements are by Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Bentonville.
Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Charles W. Drescher
LINCOLN -- Charles Wayne Drescher, 48, of Lincoln died Oct. 5, 2002, at Springdale. He was born March 7, 1954, in Lamar, Colo., to Theodore Wilbur and Annabelle Garman Drescher Schwab.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Valley View Cemetery under the direction of Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City, Kan.