ROGERS -- Don Lindon, 69, of Rogers died Aug. 7, 2003, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rogers. He was born June 4, 1934, in Seminole, Okla., to Guno and Gladys Young Lindon. He enjoyed oil painting and fishing and was an avid Democrat. He owned and operated Esquire Cleaners in Roswell, N.M., and had worked for Iverson's Bakery in Rogers before his retirement. He worked in civil service at Camp Pendleton and was an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Joy Lindon of the home; one son, Mark Lindon of Rogers; two daughters, Michelle Sanchez of Rogers and Tamara Contente of Hanford, Calif.; one brother, the Rev. Michael Lindon of Hixson, Tenn.; two sisters, Patricia Cowett of Jacksonville, Fla., and LaWana Gilsenan of Pryor, Okla.; eight grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville with Carl Craig officiating. Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9063, Bella Vista.
Arrangements are by Stockdale Funeral Services, Rogers.
BENTONVILLE -- Al Browning, 69, of Bentonville died Aug. 7, 2003, at his home.
Arrangements are pending at Stockdale Funeral Services, Rogers.
SPRINGDALE -- Ruth King Ray, 88, of Springdale died Aug. 6, 2003, at Springdale. She was born July 25, 1915, in Alabam to William and Esther Merrill King. She was a Baptist, a homemaker and enjoyed painting and writing poetry. She was preceded in death by her husband, Garland Ray, in 1974.
Survivors include one daughter, Marian McGrew and husband James of Springdale; one sister, Veda Russi of Springdale; one grandchild, Charles Moore Jr.; one great-grandchild, Cody Moore.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Friendship Cemetery with the Rev. Bill Danner officiating.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Memorial Funeral Home in Springdale.
SPRINGDALE -- Ronnie Lawson of Springdale died Aug. 7, 2003, at Springdale.
Arrangements are pending at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Joe Redwine, 84, a resident of Butterfield Trail Village in Fayetteville, died Aug. 6, 2003, at Northwest Medical Center of Washington County in Springdale. He was born March 28, 1919, in Supply, Ark., and was the son of Joe Redwine and Rose Anna Duff Redwine.
After graduation from high school and Missouri State Teacher's College, he received a master's degree and a doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Arkansas. He served in the Navy as a lieutenant junior grade during World War II, with active service in the Pacific. He was employed by the Dallas Independent School District as a school principal and consultant for nearly 30 years; during which time he also acted as president of the Dallas School Administrators Association. He was active in his local church and served in many capacities there as well as giving time to other charitable causes. Upon retirement, he moved to Springdale in 1983.
He is survived and loved by his wife, Lillian Jeanette George, to whom he was married April 7, 1946; his daughter, Janette Redwine Treat and her husband, Carlos, of Springdale; his granddaughter, Stacy Treat Avery and her husband Dennis of Muenster, Texas; his grandson, Brian Treat and his fiancee Kara Watson of Springdale; and his great-granddaughter, Ashley Treat, as well as numerous nieces and nephews who were a very important part of his life. He was preceded in death by his sister, Doris Redwine Barker and both his brothers, Cleo Redwine and Loral Redwine.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. today, Aug. 8, at Sisco Funeral Chapel in Springdale with Gary Harrell and John Marquette officiating.
Burial will be at Bluff Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fellowship Bible Church, 208 E. Pleasant Grove Road, Lowell, 72745, or the American Heart Association, 92 Sunbridge, Fayetteville, 72703.
Pallbearers will be Barry Bridges, Matt Brown, Carl George, Charles George, John George, Richard George, Brandon Siems and Patrick Swope.
Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Bryan, Dean Harper, Paul Harris, Charles Oxford and Harry Vandergriff.
O.C. Mowery Jr.
SPRING VALLEY -- O.C. Mowery Jr., 77, of Spring Valley, died Aug. 7, 2003.
Arrangements are pending at Sisco Funeral Chapel in Springdale.
Raymon L. McCarty
SPRINGDALE -- Raymon L. McCarty, 92, of Springdale died Oct. 1, 2003, at Fayetteville. He was born Aug. 11, 1911, in Vidette to Elonzo and Rena Shipley McCarty. He was retired from the University of Arkansas. He was a member of Robinson Avenue Church of Christ where he had been a member for 42 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel McCarty, on Sept. 18, 2002.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis K. McCarty of Searcy and Gary R. McCarty of Rogers; two sisters, Alice Ware of Dinuba, Calif., and Ethel Huett of Elizabeth; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Robinson Avenue Church of Christ with Dennis K. McCarty and Gary Frazier officiating. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. in Free Union Cemetery in Moody, Mo.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Eleanor Tabor, 91, of Fayetteville, formerly of Tulsa, Okla., died Oct. 4, 2003, at the Butterfield Trail Health Care Center. She was born April 23, 1912, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to John Francis and Mary Ella Pingley Bange. She was a homemaker and a member of the Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville. She was a charter member of the Tulsa County Bar Auxiliary. She was a member of PEO Chapter S in Fayetteville and a former member of PEO Chapter CQ in Tulsa.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bryan W. Tabor, and a son, Robert Tabor.
Survivors include two daughters, Frances Sego and husband Charles of Fayetteville, Nancy Keithly and husband Dave of Tulsa; one stepsister, Mary Parrish of Wilson, N.C.; one sister-in-law, Mildred Tabor of Dallas, Texas; one granddaughter, Steffanie Clark of Tulsa; three grandsons, Bart Sego of Edmond, Okla., Ted Sego of Fayetteville, and Jay Sego of San Diego, Calif.; two great-grandsons, Robert Clark and Brooks Sego; two great-granddaughters, Taylor and Kate Sego.
Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Memorial Park in Tulsa under the direction of Moore's Chapel of Fayetteville. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Butterfield Trail Village Convocation Room in Fayetteville.
Memorials may be made to the Central United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1106, Fayetteville, 72702.