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— Leda Bell White Young, 98, of Gravette, died Monday, September 21, 2009, at Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette.

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Callison-Lough Funeral Home in Gravette.

Funeral service will be Thursday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m.

at the funeral home chapel.

Memorials may be made to Northwest Arkansas Christian Center, P. O. Box 1244, Gravette, AR or the American Cancer Society.

A complete obituary will be published in next week's News Herald.

Joy Jones

Joy Lavonne Jones, 75, of Southwest City, MO, died September 13, 2009, at Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette. She was born September 21, 1933, in rural Sulphur Springs, the daughter of Walter and Ada Check Craig.

She was a lifelong resident ofSouthwestCity.Sheworked on the family farm and was a clerkatNicholsBrothersStore in Southwest City. She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Franklin Jones, January 16, 2000, and four brothers, Leroy, Paul, Eugene and Donald Craig.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Eugene Todd and wife Becky of Sheboygan,WI, and Ralph Todd and wife Cindy of Southwest City; a stepson, Kevin Jones and wife Pennie of Noel; a stepdaughter, Karla Letson of Fresno, CA; a sister, Virginia Todd of Gravette; six grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren.

Services were held September 16 at Mt. Zion Church with Steve Curry and Jeff Jones officiating. Burial was at Lee Cemetery under direction of Ozark Funeral Home of Southwest City.

News, Pages 3 on 09/23/2009

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