Siloam Springs Herald Leader - - RECORDS -

Aileen H. Covey

Aileen H. Covey, 90-year-old res­i­dent of Gen­try, Ar­kan­sas, died June 22, 2018, at Siloam Springs Nurs­ing and Rehab, Siloam Springs, Ar­kan­sas. Born May 16, 1928, in Maysville, Ar­kan­sas, she was the daughter of Frank Haddock and Eu­nice Bougher Haddock. Aileen was a re­tired sec­re­tary and was ac­tive in the Gen­try Se­nior Cen­ter. She was a mem­ber of Gen­try United Methodist Church.

Survivors in­clude her daughter, Jackie Bader of Gen­try, Ar­kan­sas; grand­son, Paul Wade of Gen­try, Ar­kan­sas; grand­daugh­ter, Brandy Cordeiro and hus­band Mike of Gen­try, Ar­kan­sas; great-grand­chil­dren: Shelby Wade, Brently Wade, Fa­lyn Cordeiro and Brynn Cordeiro; great-great-grand­child, Em­mitt Tay­lor; daughter she raised, Janet Covey Novotny of Ea­gle, Idaho; grand­child, Lindsey Steel and her chil­dren, Covey and Eilee Steel.

Funeral services were 10 a.m. Mon­day, June 25, 2018, Gen­try United Methodist Church, Gen­try, Ar­kan­sas. Burial fol­lowed at Maysville Ceme­tery, Maysville, Ar­kan­sas. Visi­ta­tion was 2 to 4 p.m. Sun­day, June 24, 2018, at Was­son Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, Ar­kan­sas. To sign the on­line guest­book, visit www.was­son fu­ner­al­ PAID OBIT­U­ARY

Mina Belle Hol­comb

Mina Belle Hol­comb, 90, of Siloam Springs, Ar­kan­sas, passed away Satur­day, June 23, 2018, at her home.

Mina was born on June 17, 1928, in Des Moines, Iowa, a daughter of Alvi Rob­bins and Ester Miller Rob­bins. She mar­ried Har­ley Hol­comb on April 1, 1945, in Phelps, Mis­souri, who pre­ceded her in death in 2012.

Mina en­joyed be­ing a housewife, rais­ing her five chil­dren and many fos­ter chil­dren. She loved hav­ing her grand­chil­dren around as much as pos­si­ble and ab­so­lutely loved to see and hold all in­fants.

Mina also held a strong faith in Je­sus Christ and prayed con­stantly for her chil­dren and grand­chil­dren, as well as any­one she met and in­ter­acted with. She en­joyed vol­un­teer­ing to play the pi­ano and or­gan in church. She was a mem­ber of the De­catur As­sem­bly of God.

She is sur­vived by one son, David Hol­comb of Siloam Springs; four daugh­ters, Carolyn Gor­don of Siloam Springs, Mar­i­lyn Mapes and hus­band Ed­die of Aurora, Mis­souri, Bar­bara Reynolds and hus­band Dule of Siloam Springs, and Holly Shack­elford and hus­band Butch of Fayet­teville, Ar­kan­sas; three sis­ters, her twin Lil­lie Howard of Ash Grove, Mis­souri, Ava­lyn Jones of Ash Grove, and Goldie Bailey of Mt. Ver­non, Mis­souri; 11 grand­chil­dren, 23 great-grand­chil­dren and 10 great-great-grand­chil­dren.

She was also pre­ceded in death by one brother, John Rob­bins.

Visi­ta­tion will be held at the Back­strom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Thurs­day, June 28, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at the Back­stromPyeatte Funeral Chapel on Fri­day, June 29, 2018, at 10 a.m. Burial will be held at the Oak Hill Ceme­tery un­der the di­rec­tion of Back­strom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign the on­line guest­book please go to www.back­strom-pyeatte. com.


Wes­ley ‘Wes’ C. Lyons

Wes­ley “Wes” C. Lyons, 61 of Au­gusta, Kan., passed away peace­fully Wed­nes­day, June 13, 2018. He was born in Siloam Springs, Ark., and was pre­ceded in death by his mother, Max­ine (Tom) Rouch; fa­ther, Audis Lyons; and broth­ers, Jimmy and Calvin Lyons.

Wes is sur­vived by his fi­ancée, Tamre Martin of Au­gusta, Kan.; brother, Larry Lyons of Wi­chita, Kan.; step­daugh­ter, Jessie (Caleb); grand­chil­dren, Zack­ery (Rachel), Madi­son and Andy; four nieces and neph­ews; cousins and dear friends.

Wes was a tool­maker at Spirit Aerosys­tems in Wi­chita, Kan., and en­joyed his time away from work at home in the coun­try, hunt­ing, fish­ing, driv­ing dirt roads and spend­ing time with his fam­ily and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at Flut­ter­bye Ranch, 1001 SW 140th St. Au­gusta, Kan., on July 13, 2018, from 5 to 9 p.m. Food and drink will be pro­vided and Brody Caster will be play­ing mu­sic fol­low­ing dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Flow­ers may be sent to the celebration of life ad­dress.


Cur­tis Ray Reeves

Cur­tis Ray Reeves, 89, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died June 23, 2018, at Siloam Springs Nurs­ing and Rehab.

He was born Feb. 21, 1929, in Baskin, La., to Ge­orge Reeves and Minnie Richard­son Reeves. He mar­ried He­len Schepis Sher­rouse on Feb. 14, 1984, in Bren­ham, Texas. He was a for­mer em­ployee of Bren­ham State School and a mem­ber of Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 29. He served in the U.S. Army dur­ing Korea.

He was pre­ceded in death by two broth­ers and one sis­ter.

He is sur­vived by his wife; four chil­dren, Stu­art Reeves of Siloam Springs, Clau­dia Reeves of Rich­land Hills, Texas, Doyle Reeves and wife Vicki of Bur­ton, Texas, and Am­ber Reeves Fletcher of Rich­land Hills; blended fam­ily, Wayne Sher­rouse and wife Kami of Bren­ham, Phyl­lis Sher­rouse Homeyer and hus­band Ron of Siloam Springs, and Luke Sher­rouse and wife Mer­lyn of Bren­ham; and sev­eral grand­chil­dren and great grand­chil­dren.

A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held 2 p.m. Fri­day, June 29, 2018, at Was­son Me­mo­rial Chapel in Siloam Springs.

An on­line guest book is avail­able at www.was­son­fu­ner­al­

Was­son Funeral Home of Siloam Springs is in charge of ar­range­ments.

Doris J. Thrailkill

Doris J. Thrailkill, 69, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died June 22, 2018, at her home.

She was born Feb. 6, 1949, in Clarksville, Ark., to Ray­mond Mor­land and Reba Havner Mor­land. She re­tired from Mc­Kee Foods.

She was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band; one brother; and three sis­ters.

She is sur­vived by a daughter, An­gela Thrailkill of Siloam Springs; three sons, An­thony Thrailkill of Siloam Springs, Christo­pher Thrailkill of Chewey, Okla., and Bobby Thrailkill of Watts, Okla.; three grand­chil­dren; and a sis­ter, Louise Hicks of La­mar, Ark.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Satur­day, June 30, 2018, at Was­son Me­mo­rial Chapel in Siloam Springs. Burial will fol­low at Spring­town Ceme­tery in Spring­town, Ark. Visi­ta­tion will be noon un­til ser­vice time, at Was­son Funeral Home in Siloam Springs.

An on­line guest book is avail­able at www.was­son fu­ner­al­

Was­son Funeral Home of Siloam Springs is in charge of ar­range­ments.



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