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John Clarke

John Clarke, 86, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Oct. 19, 2018.

He was born May 31, 1932, in Mil­wau­kee, Wis. Af­ter serv­ing as a Ma­rine dur­ing the Korean Con­flict, he mar­ried Glo­ria Austin in 1956. He grad­u­ated from UCLA and be­gan a ca­reer with in­ter­na­tional oil com­pa­nies as a petroleum en­gi­neer, which took their fam­ily to six dif­fer­ent coun­tries.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 61 years, Glo­ria; four chil­dren, Cather­ine May­field (Tom), El­iz­a­beth Cau­dle (Troy), Teresa Clarke (fi­ance Barry) and Joseph Clarke (Lisa); and six grand­chil­dren.

A Rosary and Mass of the Res­ur­rec­tion will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thurs­day, Oct. 25, at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Bella Vista.

On­line con­do­lences may be ex­pressed at www.fu­neral­ma­tion.com.

Bella Vista Fu­neral Home & Cre­ma­tory, 2258 For­est Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, is in charge of ar­range­ments.

Gene Manos

Gene Manos, 71, of Van Buren, Ark., died at his home, Oct. 20, 2018.

He was born Jan. 11, 1947, in Ben­tonville, Ark., to Basil and Ethel (Hen­drick­son) Manos.

He was a highly dec­o­rated Viet­nam veteran, an Army veteran and re­tired Navy veteran.

He was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Ann Marie Manos and his par­ents.

Sur­vivors in­clude three daugh­ters, Katie El­l­lis (Shane) of Fort Smith, Ark., Misty Jones of Clare­more, Okla., and Lisa Diehl (David) of Cape Coral, Fla.; one son, Tim Vair of Fort Smith; sis­ter, Janet Aldridge of Lit­tle Rock, Ark.; and five grand­chil­dren.

A pri­vate fam­ily in­ter­ment will be held at a later date.

Memo­ri­als may be made to Folds of Honor www.fold­sofhonor.org.

On­line trib­utes may be made at www.lew­is­fu­ner­alchapel.net.

Lewis-Roberts Fu­neral Chapel of Ft. Smith, Ark., is in charge of ar­range­ments.

Don­ald Glenn Mer­rill

Don­ald Glenn Mer­rill, 71, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Oct. 19, 2018.

He was born Sept. 16, 1947, in Mis­soula, Mont., to Les and Goldie Hoss Mer­rill. He served in the U.S. Navy. He re­tired from SBC.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife, Pa­tri­cia Mer­rill; son, Eric Mer­rill; daugh­ters, Nicole In­gram (Chris), Shan­non Wal­lace (Kevin Mer­ritt); and six grand­chil­dren.

On­line con­do­lences may be ex­pressed at www.fu­neral­ma­tion.com.

Bella Vista Fu­neral Home & Cre­ma­tory of Bella Vista is in charge of ar­range­ments.

Charles Moxon

Charles “Buz” Moxon, 86, died sud­denly Sun­day, Sept. 9, 2018.

A na­tive of Michi­gan, he served in the U.S. Army at the time of the Korean War then at­tended the Univer­sity of Michi­gan and San Jose State Univer­sity. He taught and ad­min­is­trated in the Cal­i­for­nia pub­lic school sys­tem and served as a prin­ci­pal of a Lutheran school. He re­tired to Bella Vista and en­joyed many vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties.

He was pre­ceded in death by his first wife of 27 years, Karen; sons, Peter and Larry; and grand­son, Ja­son.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 30 years, Judy; son, Eric (Chris) Moxon; daugh­ters, Stace (Michael) Leoni, Amy (Ed) Slavich; daugh­ter-in-law, Mau­rine Damer­val; and 15 grand­chil­dren.

A ser­vice will be held at 10 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 For­est Hills Blvd, Bella Vista.

Memo­ri­als may be made to the char­ity of choice or to the Bella Vista Lutheran Church Col­lege Schol­ar­ship Fund.

On­line con­do­lences may be ex­pressed at www.fu­neral­ma­tion.com.

Bella Vista Fu­neral Home & Cre­ma­tory of Bella Vista is in charge of ar­range­ments.

Robert Ed­mond West­fall

Lt. Cmdr. (Ret.) Robert Ed­mond West­fall, U.S. Navy, 80, died Satur­day, Oct. 13, 2018, at his res­i­dence.

He was born Jan. 29, 1938, in Kan­sas City, Kan., to Charles E. West­fall and Ida Ber­nice (nee Thomas). He grad­u­ated in 1956 from Wyan­dotte High School in Kan­sas City and at­tended the Univer­sity of Kan­sas for one year be­fore re­ceiv­ing his ap­point­ment to the U.S. Naval Academy in An­napo­lis in the Nu­clear Sub­ma­rine Pro­gram. He served 20 years. Af­ter the Navy, he worked for Hughes Air­craft, and later Raytheon. He en­joyed wood­work­ing and golf.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife, Bar­bara A. West­fall; two sons, Robert E. West­fall Jr. (Michelle) of Leav­en­worth, Kan., Michael David West­fall (Monique) of Broomfield, Colo.; two grand­chil­dren; one step­daugh­ter, Ju­lia M. Sieben of Bella Vista; one step-grand­daugh­ter; two step­sons, Joseph E. Sieben (Shel­ley) and Michael R. Sieben, all of Fort My­ers, Fla.; and one step-grand­son.

A cel­e­bra­tion of life will be at 11 a.m. Fri­day, Oct 26, at Vil­lage Bap­tist Church lo­cated in Bella Vista. His ashes will be in­urned in the U.S. Naval Academy at a later date.

Con­do­lences may be ex­pressed at www.ept­ing­fu­ner­al­home.webs.com.

Ept­ing Fu­neral Home of Bella Vista is in charge of ar­range­ments.

Betty Brady Young

Betty Brady Young, 92, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Fri­day, Oct. 19, 2018.

She was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Van Buren, Ark., to Matthew Frank Brady and He­len Louise (Robin­son) Brady. She grad­u­ated from Wag­ner High School in 1943. She served in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps dur­ing World War II and worked as an R.N. in Musko­gee and Tulsa, Okla., be­fore fin­ish­ing her ca­reer at the U.S. In­dian Health Ser­vice in Clare­more, Okla. She mar­ried Robert E. Young in 1946. They moved to Bella Vista in 1984 and were among the found­ing mem­bers of the Vil­lage Bap­tist Church in Bella Vista.

She was pre­ceded in death by her par­ents; her sis­ter, He­len Louise Thomp­son; three broth­ers, Frank Cur­tis Brady, David Lawrence Brady, Robert Leonard Brady; and her hus­band of 62 years, Robert Young.

Sur­vivors in­clude two sons, Michael Ed­win Young (Carol) of Hot Springs Vil­lage, Ark., Mark Robert Young (An­gela) of Fort Worth, Texas; one daugh­ter, Krista Elaine Young Mal­one of Ben­tonville, Ark.; two broth­ers, Paul James Brady (Pat) of Moun­tain View, Ark., Carl Owen Brady (Merna) of Fred­er­ick, Colo.; and 13 grand­chil­dren.

Visi­ta­tion will be at 1:30 p.m. Fri­day, Oct. 26, fol­lowed by a fu­neral ser­vice at 2:30 p.m. at the Vil­lage Bap­tist Church with a grave­side ser­vice at Bella Vista Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Vil­lage Bap­tist Church or Cir­cle of Life Hos­pice in Ben­tonville.

On­line con­do­lences may be ex­pressed at www.fu­neral­ma­tion.com.

Bella Vista Fu­neral Home & Cre­ma­tory of Bella Vista is in charge of ar­range­ments.

CLARKE

MOXON

WEST­FALL

YOUNG

MANOS

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