ESI Staff- Wednesday, March 09, 2016 March 4, 1988 – March 3, 2016 Amanda Brandy Rose Dodge Wade of Eureka Springs, Ark., was born March 4, 1988 in Eureka Springs, Ark., a daughter of David Edward and Christina Rene (Blewett) Dodge.
She departed this life Thursday, March 3, 2016 north of Eureka Springs at age 27.
Amanda was of the Christian faith and loved traveling. After four years in the Navy he made his way to New Orleans.
She is survived by her father, Dave Dodge of Eureka Springs, Ark.; two sons, Connor Wade and Ronan Wade both of Mount Vernon, Mo.; husband, Roy Wade of Mount Vernon, Mo.; grandmother, Kay Belk of Eureka Springs, Ark.; grandfather, Dale Pritchard of Berryville, Ark.; aunt, Reginia Anderson and Robert Crosswhite of Harrison, Ark.; grandmother, Patricia Ann Newman of Blue Eye, Mo.; father and stepmother, Darrel and Linda Head of Oak Grove, Ark.; cousin, Briana Crotinger of Little River, Kansas; cousin, Jalesa Head of Oak Grove, Ark.; cousin, Joseph Head of Blue Eye, Mo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other family, and friends. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Pastor Freddie Blevins officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. 2016 ESI Staff- Wednesday, March 09, 2016 Robert Richard Reed of Holiday Island, Ark., was born October 25, 1941 in Shawnee, Okla., to William B. Bob, as he was commonly known, attended school in Broken Arrow, Okla., and after high school graduation joined the U. Most of the rest of his career was in the New Orleans Harbor, directing ship captains and boat crews making their way up and down the Mississippi River. It didn’t matter if they won or lost, he was still a fan.
Amanda was preceded in death by her mother, Christina Dodge; one sister, Kendra Dawn Blewett; and grandmother, Barbara Pritchard. Memorial donations may be made to and Cornerstone Bank location for Conner and Ronan Wade. Reed and Imogene Mc Broom Reed, who preceded him in death. When retiring, Holiday Island became his home and he loved it! He was a devoted Christian and a member of the Holiday Island Community Church, which he attended regularly.
The other thing he did was coffee every morning with his friends, missing only the three winter months spent in Florida.
ESI Staff- Wednesday, March 09, 2016 James Edward “Tubby” Watson was born in Baton Rouge, La., August 18, 1931 and passed away March 2, 2016 following a massive stroke. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Audrey Mayo Watson; his sister, Mary Alice Reeves; daughter Rita Williams and her husband, Johnny Williams; son Randall Watson and wife, Melissa; daughter Kay Tuner and her husband, J. Also by 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
He is also survived by many Christian friends, brothers and sisters in the Lord.Tubby was preceded in death by his parents, James Edward and Roberta Devall Watson; daughter Judy Mc Clure; brother-in-law Pete Reeves, and one granddaughter.Bob will be greatly missed by his many friends and family.He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Marilyn, of the home; two daughters, Tamara Kindle of Westville, Okla., and Pamela Austin and husband, Keith, of Claremore, Okla.; two stepchildren, Cheryl Langston and companion, Mike Scarber, of Shell Knob, Mo., and Christopher Green of Columbus, Kan.; four grandchildren and four step grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren.Also two sisters, Imagene Reed and Nancy Rawls; one brother, Joe Reed; and close family friends Charles Fisher III and wife, Jill, of Bokeelia, Fla. Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Holiday Island Community Church with Pastor Allen Thrasher officiating.In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Holiday Island Community Church. He was retired from AT&T after 31 years, and spent his retirement doing mission work for his Lord.