BENTONVILLE — John
M. Wright Sr., 93, of Bentonville died on July 1, 2017.
Visitation will be from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 6 at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Bentonville. A graveside service will follow at noon in Bentonville Cemetery.
Gaila Marie Luper, age 90, of Farmington passed away Saturday July 1, 2017 in Prairie Grove. She was born April 1, 1927 in Fayetteville, Ark., the daughter of Claude and Grace Shumate Salsbury. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Wade Luper and a brother Russel Salsbury.
She was a homemaker. She is survived by her son Larry Luper of Farmington and one grandson Larry Luper Jr. and his wife Rachel of Farmington.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Wednesday July 5 at Nelson-Berna Funeral Home with a Graveside at Fayetteville National Cemetery at noon.
To sign the online guest book visit www.nelsonberna.com.
FAYETTEVILLE — John
C. Cole Jr, age 58, of Fayetteville passed away Saturday July 1, 2017. He was born Oct. 19, 1958 in Springdale to John Cole Sr. and Ruth Hewgley Cole. He was preceded in death by his mother; his daughter, Amanda Cole. He loved to fish and hunt.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Eloise Cole; father, John C. Cole Sr. of West Fork, Ark.; two sisters, Lori Martin of Roland, Okla., Darcie Wilson of Springdale, Ark.; two brothers, Lee Cole of West Fork, Ark., and Carrol Cole of Elkins, Ark.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m., Wednesday July 5, 2017 at the Whitehouse Community Church. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the Whitehouse Community Church with burial at Whitehouse Cemetery under the direction of Moore’s Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way Slot 661, Little Rock, Ark. 72202.
To place an online tribute visit www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.
SPRINGDALE — Sandra (Sandy) Ann Moffat Hodge,
64, went to be with her Lord, Saturday, July 1, 2017. Sandy was born July 3, 1952 to Eleanor Marie and Clyde Wesley Moffat at the Burtonwood Air Force Base in the UK, where her father was stationed while serving.
They returned to Ripley, N.Y. in 1954. She moved to Northwest Arkansas in 1964 when her father who was employed with Welch Foods in New York, took a position with the company in Springdale.
She attended the Springdale School System, graduating in 1970. She continued her education at the University of Arkansas.
She attended Cross Church in Springdale.
Sandy loved to travel. She traveled several times with her family to Hawaii, visit family in Las Vegas and to visit Ripley, N.Y. to visit with relatives or to attend reunions. Her husband Ron and Sandy enjoyed camping as their
family was growing up.
Everyone who knew Sandy, knew her as a loving, caring, special person. She went out of her way to meet and introduce all she came in contact with. She was especially fond of her cats, who were great company to her.
Sandy also dealt with serious health issues most of her adult life. She took her situation in stride and always worked to improve it and to enjoy life to the fullest. She loved to look back at special moments in our lives and to take time to bring old memories to life. If we needed to know something about one of our ancestors, go to Sandy. She had the answers.
Her mother and father, Eleanor Marie and Clyde Wesley Moffat preceded her in death.
Surviving are her husband Ron Hodge of the home, one brother and sister-in-law, Paul Duane and wife Kimberly Renee Moffat of Springdale, one sister and brother-inlaw, Susan Lee and husband Charles Fadjo Cravens of Tulsa, Okla. One step-daughter, DaMona Hodge of Rogers, two step-sons David and wife Terra Hodge of Springdale, and Daniel Hodge of Rogers. Three grandchildren, William Lee Hodge, Ashlyn Electra Hodge, and Camryn Elaine Hodge. Nieces and Nephews, Cory Paul and wife Katie Marie Moffat, Kimberly Rose and husband Blaine McClure, Eleanor Katherine and husband Aalaxandar Thompson, Margaret McRae and husband Douglas Brownell, Susan Kathleen Cravens, Charles Fadjo Cravens Jr., Mattix Emerson Cravens, four great-nieces and nephews, Kamden Rose Moffat, Clyde Alexander Thompson, Tesla Ray Thompson and Annie Pearl Brownell.
The family wants to acknowledge Washington Regional Hospice for care in her final days.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Washington Regional Hospice or Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.
Services will be held at Sisco Funeral Chapel in Springdale, Ark., on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. with funeral at 11 a.m. and burial directly to follow at Bluff Cemetery in Springdale.
Online condolences may be left at www.siscofuneral.com.
SPRINGDALE — Gloria
Ann (Lundberg) Mitch, 57, of Springdale, passed from this life on June 30, 2017 in Springdale. She was born on Sept. 4, 1959 in Moses Lake, Wash., to Major William and Anna (Shaffer) Lundberg. She is preceded in death by her parents.
Gloria had a passion for animals. She trained horses in Ocala, Fla., and in Arkansas. She was artistic and loved music. Gloria was of the Catholic faith.
Left to cherish Gloria’s memory are her children, Dustin Mitch, Cherie Mitch and husband Rudy, and Travis Mitch; a brother, George Lundberg and wife Joan; grandchildren Lacey Mitch and Jonathan Mitch; nephew Michael Lundberg; and her best friend, Bonnie Monarrez.
Gloria was a loving mother, grandmother and friend who will be missed by all who knew her.
Please visit Gloria’s memorial at www.WestfieldChapel.com.
SUBIACO — Robert J.
Koenig, 66, of Subiaco died Thursday in Fort Smith.
Rosary Service: 7:45 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at St. Benedict Catholic Church in Subiaco.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Thursday at St. Benedict Catholic Church under the direction of Roller Funeral Home in Paris. Complete obituary available at www.rollerfueralhomes.com/paris.