Alumni Updates

WEDDINGS

  • Brandy Chapmond (’96) wed Chris McCarthy on July 27, 2013.
  • Nicholas Williams (’03) wed Anastasia Mohnhaupt on March 28, 2014.
  • Chelsea Leigh Dickson (’11) to Steven Lendon Goza (’05) on March 29, 2014.
  • Erin Huddleston (’05) and Jaime Correa Velez, married June 27, 2014
  • Kimberly Banks O’Neal (’07) to Mark Alan Turley on December 28, 2013.
  • Alicia T. Thomas (Former Student) to Temothy L. Nelson (’07) on September 28, 2013.
  • Katie McCauley (’08) and Phillip Glasgow (’09) were married on May 4, 2013.
  • Ashley Beasley (’08) wed Jason Williams (’09) on March 16, 2013.
  • Fred-Allen Self (’10) married Matthew Boldebuck on October 12, 2013.

BIRTHS

  • Tavi and Angela (‘94) Edwords-Nino, a son, Jacob Harris, born August 26, 2013.
  • Ernie (‘00, ‘03) and Felicia (Bledsoe) (‘99, ‘02, ‘12) Higgs, adopted a son, Skyler James, born January 5, 2011.
  • Matthew (‘00) and Julie (Pennington) (‘02) Hardee, a son, Slate Emery, born March 29, 2014.
  • Mike (‘01) and Meredith (Williams) (‘01) Whitfield, a son, Micah Kristopher, born November 16, 2013.
  • Kyle (‘03) and January (Baumgardner) (‘00) Schultz, a daughter, Ella Hazel, born August 31, 2013.
  • Steven (‘05) and Tiffiney (Greer) (‘03) Carter, a son, Chandler Steven, born December 17, 2013.
  • Robert (‘05) and Kimberly Fulmer, a daughter, Abigale Hyla, born July 9, 2013.
  • Michael and Ashley (Parker) (‘05) Graves, a daughter, Genevieve Estelle, born August 6, 2014.
  • J.J. (‘05) and Lisa Hendrix, a daughter, Lily Jane, born January 12, 2013.
  • Thomas (‘05) and Kimberly Saul, a son, Liam Patrick, born August 15, 2014.
  • Jonathan and Genia (Bailey) (‘06, ‘09) Campbell, a daughter, Drew Bailey, born December 17, 2013.
  • Andy and Lindsey (Sullivan) (‘07, ‘08) Forga, a daughter, Spencer, born January 1, 2014.
  • Mathew (‘07) and Tara (Reese) (‘09) Thornton, a son, Fitz Daniel, born April 17, 2013.
  • Michael and Rachel (Bird) (‘08) Chance, a son, Michael, born January 3, 2013.
  • Kale (‘08) and Kaitlen (Garrison) (‘08) Gober, a son, Knox Alan, born November 21, 2014.
  • Robert (‘09) and Anna (Eudy) (‘07) Espinoza, a son, Phillip Allen, born August 22, 2014.
  • Thomas (‘09) and Stephanie (Blalack) (‘09) Rizzo, a son, Luca Thomas, born April 18, 2014.
  • Eric (‘10) and Elissa Johnson, a daughter, Emma Lee, born December 11, 2013.
  • Douglas and Dayna (Munden) (‘10) Stevens, a son, Westley Alan, born July 22, 2013.
  • Aaron (‘12) and Kristin (Land) (‘13) Cupp, a son, Bryce, born July 28, 2014.
  • Joshua and Kayla (Pennington) (‘12) Doherty, a daughter, Cami Elise, born April 15, 2014.
  • Luke and Natalie (Tarpley) (‘12) Leamons, a son, Wallace James, born November 30, 2014.
  • Joel ('12) and Kara Trauger, a daughter, Abigail Marie, born November 9, 2013.

CLASS NOTES

  • Ruth Smith (’51) and Weston Woods celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on November 7, 2013.
  • Russ Melton (’57), founder and president of Diamond Bear Brewing Company, celebrated an expansion and relocation to North Little Rock with a ribbon cutting on April 21, 2014.
  • Anna (Taylor) Blase ('64) and her husband, David Blase, celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on August 11, 2013.
  • Shirley Hartsfield Blakely (’66) retired in May 2014 from the Nashville (AR) School District. She taught there for 40 years.
  • Jane Lucas (’67) was celebrated on December 18, 2013 for her 40 years of service to Group Living, Inc. of Arkadelphia.
  • Ovita Goolsby (’67) was selected to paint the official portrait of Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe.
  • Lula Mae "Luge" Pate Hardman (’71) was elected mayor of Waynesville, MO.
  • Karl Koonce (’73) just completed his 32nd year coaching track and cross country as well as teaching science. In 2012 he was named 2012 girls cross country Arkansas Coach of the year – the 8th consecutive year for him to be honored with a state coaching award in track or cross country.
  • Jim May (’73) retired as Treasury Operations Manager from UAMS in August 2013.
  • Ralph Wright (’73) recently retired as CEO of the American Red Cross Southwest Louisiana.
  • Ed Dunbar (’74) is in his 34th year as chairman of the Division of Music at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC. He also remains active as a performer.
  • Mark Crowder (’76) recently retired as principal from Vilonia Elementary after 35 years in education.
  • Dennis Bell (’77) retired in March 2013 after spending 24 years in the ministry. He served churches in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Dennis and his wife currently live in Graham, Texas.
  • Howard Glass (’77) retired from the Arkansas Department of Correction as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in July 2010. He attended classes in the Christian Education program that is sponsor by the Sunday School publishing board, National Baptist Convention and is eligible to teach in the district, state, and national level.
  • Ross (Darrell) Godwin (’77) promoted to National Underwriting Director for Travelers Insurance.
  • Wanda Owen Akines (’76) retired in 2014 after teaching for 37 years – the first two in the Forrest City School District and the last 35 in The White Hall School District at Moody Elementary.
  • Gaynell King Jamison (’79) was named Pre-K Director for Monticello School District for the 2013-2014 school year. She previously served as a Reading Specialist and Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, serving four school districts in Southeast Arkansas. Jamison was also featured in the August 2013 SEALife Magazine published by the Pine Bluff Commercial.
  • Kent McAnally (’80) is currently serving as president of the Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers (KACE). He is Director of Career Services at Washburn University.
  • David Carpenter (’82) was named Football Coach of the Year after leading Junction City to its third consecutive Class 2A State Championship.
  • Karen Garcia (’83) was name Woman of the Year by Spa Area BPW (Business and Professional Women) and was recognized during National Business Women’s Week in Hot Springs.
  • COL Phil Foster (’84) recently retired from the U.S. Army Reserves after 30 years. He now works for Raytheon in Dallas, Texas as a materials program manager. He received an MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management in January 2014.
  • David Emerson (’85) has served as regional Chief Executive Officer for the American Red Cross Grand Canyon Region since November 2013.
  • Jane Adams (’87) is now CFO at Munro & Company, Inc. (via linkedin)
  • Toni Crowder (’87) joined Randolph-Macon College as an adjunct voice faculty member.
  • Mark Trout (’88) published his first book entitled "A Dad's Journey." He also is the author of the blog “Holding Together the Jello.”
  • Rob Barnwell (’89) was named Superintendent of Jefferson Independent School District in Jefferson, Texas.
  • Colonel Gary Mann (’90) was selected for promotion to Colonel in the US Army.
  • Susan Gaither-Maddox (’95) has been an instructor in the Business Division of National Park Community College since 1997. In 2011 she was named Business Division Chair.
  • Dr. Jason Morrison (’96) was named Vice President for Academic Affairs at Carl Albert State College in Poteau, Oklahoma. He also became a peer reviewer for The Higher Learning Commission in 2014.
  • LCDR Michelle Ortiz, NC, USNR (’96) is the Forensic Healthcare Coordinator and Sexual Assault Forensic Examin-er (SAFE) Program Manager at NMCP..
  • Mark Anderson (’98) was recently promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the United States Army Reserves.
  • Dr. Stanley K. Ellis (’98) founded the B.E.L.L. program, a non-profit public charity organization serving 6th-12th grade inner city, male youth in Central Arkansas by developing and strengthening real world skills such as literacy and business etiquette.
  • Paul Gatling (’98) has been named associate publisher of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal.
  • Glen Beedle (’99) has been promoted to Finance and Accounting Branch Manager for the AR Department of Emergency Management.
  • Monica Hatley-Carr (’00) wrote a children's book called “I Love the Color Pink, the Adventures of Laci Macasey.” It won the Five Star Award from the Readers Favorite Organization for receiving a 5 star review.
  • Dr. Robert L. Eoff (’00), Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the UAMS College of Medicine, was a recipient of the 2014 Seeds of Science research grant.
  • Lori Ross (’01) has been named Arkadelphia Market President at Bank of the Ozarks.
  • Leslie Lambert Penfield (’03) has been named Assistant Principal at Salem Elementary School in Bryant School District.
  • Shannon Frazeur (‘04) has served since December 2013 as Project Specialist for Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation and helps to manage AEAF's three business plan competitions. She earned a Master of Business Administration from University of Arkansas at Little Rock in May 2013.
  • Alia Nurmohamed O’Neill (’04) achieved PHR (Professional in Human Resources) certification in June 2013. She is currently serving as HR Generalist at Port of Houston Authority.
  • Jay Epperhart (’05) was recently hired as Product Manager at Corrigo.
  • Dr. J.J. Hendrix (’05) received his Doctor of Ministry in the field of Religious Education and Communication from the Theological University of America in May 2013. J.J. currently serves as a pastor for North Jefferson Church of Christ in Mt. Pleasant, Texas.
  • Rev. Deborah “JoAnne” Pounds (’05) was commissioned as a Provisional Elder in the United Methodist Church on June 2, 2014. She also earned her Master of Divinity from Southern Methodist University in 2014 and is an Associate Pastor at St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Monroe, Louisiana.
  • Dr. Josh Dilley (’05) is studying cardiac anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School.
  • Amber Decker (’06) accepted a position in the Garden Grove Unified School District (California) as an Instructional Aide II-Special Needs.
  • Robin Kidd (‘06) accepted a position as Instructional Designer for Walmart Stores, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, in November 2013.
  • Mary Leigh (’06) earned a Doctor of Philosophy in English and was hired in January 2015 as a Humanities Instructor at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts.
  • Drew Bledsoe (’07) was appointed as Assistant Professor of History at Lee University, specializing in the Civil War and American Military History.
  • Krista Hatfield (’07) Worked 2 1/2 years in public accounting with BKD, LLP and served as Staff Auditor for Arkansas Division of Legislative Audit for over 4 years. She obtained Certified Fraud Examiner licensure in 2013 and currently works for Office of the Controller in California. She is also studying for her Master of Science in accounting.
  • Bethany Langston Berry (’08) oversees 24 employees in 11 Acceptance Now locations in the Little Rock area, helping customers with our financial services as the youngest District Manager in the Region.
  • Kathleen Marleneanu (’08) earned a MEd in Learning Systems Technology and has been accepted onto the Arkansas Arts Council's Arts in Education Artist Roster in the field of dance.
  • John Cody Graves ('09) earned a Master of Arts in journalism from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in spring 2014.
  • Ben Sivertson (’09) accepted a position as Assistant Controller-Operations for Rembrandt Foods in Spirit Lake, Iowa.
  • Billy Jack Gibson (’10) graduated from University of Arkansas School of Law in spring 2013 and passed the Arkansas Bar Exam in summer 2013. He operates a solo practice in Malvern.
  • Mikki Lee Hastings (’10) is the Emergency Manager and Fire Service Coordinator for Clark County. She is also an instructor of Emergency Management at National Park Community College.
  • Jessica Wyatt Ledbetter (’10) was named the new Program Coordinator for the Welcome to Arkansas Program.
  • Tiffany McNeal (’10) was named Director of Communications for the Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance and Area Chamber of Commerce.
  • Dayna Munden Stevens (’10) has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.
  • Jamie Rene Casey (’12) was accepted into the Physician Assistant program at Harding University.
  • Gabrielle Ray (’12) is currently a student at the Savannah College of Art and Design working towards a BFA in Computer Animation.
  • Kyla Dodd Farler (’12) passed her CPA exam and also began attending law school at UALR Bowen School of Law.

IN MEMORIUM

1930s

  • Ida Lynn Lamb Means (‘36), 99, of Memphis, Tenn. - October 30, 2013
  • Claudine Riggins Morgan (‘36), 100, of Austin, Texas - June 20, 2014
  • Wilhelmina North Phillips (‘36), 98, of Waco, Texas - December 17, 2012
  • Kenneth Edwin Gulledge (‘38), 94, of Pensacola, Fla. - February 4, 2013
  • James M May (‘38), 99, of Lincoln, Neb. - March 30, 2014
  • Emma Smith Rucks (‘38, ‘62), 96, of Hot Springs - April 8, 2013
  • James Earl Westbrook (‘39), 98, of Russellville - June 7, 2014

1940s

  • Gus R Phillips (‘40), 95, of Evans, Ga. - May 2, 2013
  • Elaine Walters Hall (‘41), 95, of Fairfax, Va. - December 15, 2013
  • Young M Orsburn (‘41), 96, of Little Rock - March 31, 2013
  • Ruth McDill Cary (‘42), 93, of Orlando, Fla. - February 25, 2014
  • DeWanda Hedgecock England (‘42), 91, of Brookshire, Texas - July 10, 2014
  • Mary Sue Clark Malcolm (‘42), 92, of Little Rock - March 30, 2013
  • E Glenn Chapman (‘43), 94, of Orlando, Fla. - June 30, 2013
  • Margaret Gill Hein (‘43), 92, of Arkadelphia - February 10, 2014
  • India Hankins Swepston (‘43), 91, of The Woodlands, Texas - November 20, 2012
  • Margie Lou Ballew (‘44, ‘56), 97, of Caddo Valley - September 29, 2014
  • Marilyn Autrey Masse (‘44), 90, of Roswell, N.M. - December 26, 2012
  • Mary Sue Gordon Parham (‘44), 89, of Camden - March 24, 2014
  • James B Colvert (‘47), 92, of Athens, Ga. - January 13, 2013
  • Saralou Raymond Gifford (‘47), 90, of Little Rock - December 3, 2014
  • Charles Lee Gray (‘47), 95, of Benton - December 8, 2013
  • Mary “Sue” Haynie Herndon (‘47), 87, of Knoxville, Tenn. - April 30, 2014
  • Lila Sullenberger Thompson (‘47, ‘72), 89, of Arkadelphia - April 22, 2014
  • Charles Weber Dews (‘48), 91, of Tallahassee, Fla. - August 29, 2013
  • Jane Elizabeth McIlroy Duvall (‘49), 85, of Heber Springs - November 28, 2013
  • Herbert D Gates (‘49), 89, of Camden - February 4, 2014
  • Sarah Beth Morgan Kinard (‘49, ‘57), 99, of El Dorado - November 22, 2014
  • Leonard L Rollins (‘49), 88, of Mount Pleasant, Tex - February 14, 2014

1950s

  • Fred H Germann (‘50), 86, of Camden - December 18, 2013
  • Marshall Dwight Jones (‘50, ‘59), 86, of Nashville - July 9, 2013
  • Helen Tillman McClung (’50), 89, of Bossier City, La. - December 31, 2012
  • John E McGee (‘50), 87, of Monroe, Ohio - May 2, 2013
  • Willia Jo Womack Ray (‘50), 90, of Murfreesboro - February 15, 2013
  • Margaret Dunnahoe Schad (‘50), 85, of Tulsa, Okla. - December 3, 2013
  • Jacquelynn Browning Spann (‘50), 88, of Little Rock - December 6, 2014
  • Raymond C Toler (‘50), 86, of Arkadelphia - June 12, 2014
  • Carroll Denton Voss (‘50), 87, of Malvern - December 8, 2013
  • Frances Carolyn Trice Barrett (‘52), 80, of Corpus Christi, Texas - December 18, 2012
  • Billy Arnold Conrad (‘52), 85, of Fayetteville - July 24, 2014
  • Gwendolyn Stuckey Cupp (‘52), 84, of Hot Springs - October 5, 2014
  • Pauline Tackett Garner (‘52), 86, of Chattanooga, Tenn. - February 14, 2014
  • Virginia Jackson Hamner (‘52, ‘66), 87, of Winnsboro, Texas - August 13, 2014
  • Burvie H Sheets (‘52), 91, of Florissant, Mo. - June 26, 2014
  • Hubert T Williams (‘52), 84, of De Queen - February 27, 2014
  • Frances Louise Spivey Baber (‘53, ‘63), 94, of Little Rock - August 19, 2014
  • Katy Mae Hardage Holt (‘53, ‘65), 90, of Arkadelphia - December 4, 2014
  • Thomas Wells Killough, Jr (‘53), 82, of Searcy - March 23, 2014
  • David A Lockwood (‘53), 85, of Hot Springs - March 22, 2014
  • Bill Wallis Neel (‘53), 85, of Monticello - May 17, 2014
  • Erma Best Phillips (‘53, ‘67), 91, of Monticello - August 2, 2014
  • Byron Damon Thompson (‘53), 85, of Little Rock - August 28, 2014
  • Mary Jo Richardson Arnold (‘54), 81, of North Little Rock - January 27, 2014
  • William E Linton (‘54), 83, of Fort Smith - May 24, 2014
  • Jean Morrow Lockwood (‘54), 81, of Hot Springs - March 11, 2014
  • Kirby Carlton McGraw (‘54), 84, of Beebe - June 4, 2014
  • Lawrence H Roberts (‘54), 86, of Hot Springs - October 22, 2014
  • Jules L Rousseau (‘54), 80, of Texarkana, Texas - January 27, 2013
  • Patricia “Patsy” Ellis Allison (‘55), 79, of Forrest City - January 8, 2014
  • Frances Cox Evans (‘55), 80, of Lonoke - August 21, 2013
  • Glenda Darden Fite (‘55), 78, of El Dorado - March 22, 2013
  • Marvin T Frazier (‘55), 79, of Fordyce - June 13, 2013
  • Alice Jett Mertz (‘55, ‘60), 85, of Hot Springs - March 20, 2013
  • Barbara Daniel Steiner (‘55), 79, of Boulder, Colo. - January 29, 2014
  • Lucy Baskin Taylor (‘55), 81, of Warren - December 4, 2014
  • Don A Grisham (‘56), 84, of Hot Springs - August 4, 2014
  • Charles Ray Hancock (‘56), 79, of Ruston, La. - June 2, 2014
  • Delma L Manning (‘56), 80, of Benbrook, Texas - October 31, 2013
  • Jackie Fay Hill McDonald (‘56), 86, of Texarkana - October 2, 2013
  • Clinton “Pop” Sanders (‘56), 84, of Malvern - September 30, 2013
  • Evelyn Richardson Burns (‘57), 78, of Hot Springs - December 11, 2014
  • Billy J Harris (‘57), 82, of Wake Village, Texas - March 12, 2014
  • Murl E Harris (‘57, ‘59), 86, of Hot Springs - October 23, 2013
  • William Hale Hunt (‘57), 85, of Malvern - October 3, 2014
  • Royce F “Roy” Short (‘57), 84, of Amity - October 23, 2013
  • Thomas C Wilkerson (‘57), 78, of Bentonville - November 24, 2013
  • Jess E Grissom (‘58), 78, of Wake Village, Texas - January 11, 2014
  • Carolyn Vanderslice Lewis (‘58), 76, of Arkadelphia - June 22, 2014
  • Thompson S “Tom” Williams (‘58), 76, of Apex, N.C. - October 12, 2013
  • Thomas D Gladden (‘59), 87, of Katy, Texas - March 19, 2013
  • Billy J McKnight (‘59), 83, of Bradford - October 22, 2013
  • Stanley R Reed (‘59), 82, of Batesville - August 15, 2013
  • Horace Otto Reibe (‘59), 81, of San Angelo, Texas - September 26, 2014
  • Patricia Barwick Rupp (‘59), 77, of Marietta, Pa. - January 6, 2013
  • Ruth H Sealy (‘59), 86, of Hot Springs - March 23, 2014
  • Frankie Whitley Terry (‘59), 79, of Hot Springs - December 27, 2014
  • Dewitt Tidwell (‘59, ‘61), 81, of Mount Ida - August 7, 2013
  • Annice Marie Eldridge White (‘59), 77, of Sherwood - May 2, 2014

1960s

  • Eva Faye Massey Coe (‘60), 86, of Ocala, Fla. - July 9, 2013
  • Ronald Marvin Colvert (‘60), 80, of Pine Bluff - November 21, 2013
  • Ava Hinton Harris (‘60, ‘67), 98, of Shreveport, La. - January 11, 2013
  • Bill Holbert (‘60), 75, of North Little Rock - August 30, 2014
  • Kirby Wayne Hosey, Sr (‘60), 74, of Hallsville, Texas - June 13, 2013
  • Jerry L McKinney (‘60), 76, of Conroe, Texas - October 15, 2014
  • William M Thomas (‘60), 82, of Hot Springs - May 2, 2013
  • Wanda Sorrels Click (‘61, ‘70), 82, of Winthrop - January 29, 2014
  • Ruth Lazelle Couch (‘61), 77, of Beebe - July 26, 2014
  • Myrtle Elizabeth McMaster Larson (‘61), 100, of Gillham - December 13, 2014
  • Albert R Pendergraft (‘61), 81, of Onia - October 23, 2013
  • Mary Morgan Pettigrew (‘61), 73, of Foreman - November 17, 2012
  • Mary Baker Rushing (‘61), 84, of Hot Springs - August 15, 2013
  • Shirley Ann Holley Taylor (‘61), 79, of Pueblo, Colo. - December 20, 2014
  • Joe C Walker, Jr (‘61), 80, of Little Rock - December 20, 2014
  • Voniece Webb Dawley (‘62), 74, of Arkadelphia - October 19, 2014
  • John Edward “Eddie” Ferguson, Jr (‘62), 77, of Texarkana, Texas - September 9, 2013
  • Shelby L Fryar (‘62, ‘69), 75, of Hot Springs - September 5, 2014
  • Eloise Davis Stobaugh (‘62, ‘67), 71, of Mena - November 2, 2012
  • Wilma Sue Boyd Viar (‘62), 73, of Chesapeake, Va. - February 15, 2014
  • Phillip M Davis (‘63), 72, of Tull - April 5, 2014
  • Judy Griffin (‘63), 72, of West Memphis - July 1, 2013
  • William Harris (‘63), 76, of Ozan - July 25, 2013
  • Jeff McMaster (‘63), 73, of Weatherford, Texas - June 19, 2014
  • Donald F Presley (‘63), 73, of Hot Springs - January 7, 2014
  • Nancy Reese Helmer (‘64), 71, of Double Oak, Texas - October 22, 2013
  • Bobby N Henderson (‘64), 72, of Hope - May 2, 2013
  • Pearl E “Betty” Coulter Henderson (‘64), 80, of Hot Springs - June 6, 2014
  • Jerry Wilson Lybrand (‘64), 71, of White Hall - December 24, 2013
  • Bill G Mauldin (‘64), 70, of Little Rock - August 22, 2013
  • Everett Dail Stiles (‘64), 70, of Little Rock - April 9, 2013
  • Charles E Ward (‘64), 70, of Grove, Okla. - January 23, 2013
  • Colbert L “Bare” Barentine (‘65), 70, of Texarkana - October 10, 2013
  • Juanita McKenzie Baskin Barringer (‘65, ‘75), 91, of Little Rock - December 3, 2013
  • Suzanne Davidson (‘65), 67, of Emmet - November 1, 2012
  • Barbara Crook Gray (‘65), 69, of Bauxite - December 21, 2013
  • Jerry Lee Guthrie (‘65), 72, of Gloucester, Va. - June 29, 2013
  • James Rodney Holden (‘65), 74, of Hot Springs - October 3, 2013
  • Agatha F Holmes (‘65), 87, of Pine Bluff - January 19, 2013
  • Loritta Jean Meador Johnson (‘65), 71, of Bluff City - November 4, 2014
  • Sylvia Toy Lovil Laurent (‘65), 79, of Murfreesboro - August 9, 2012
  • Jimmie B Quinn (‘65), 70, of Pine Bluff - October 22, 2013
  • Lillian Juanita Holman Rainwater (‘65), 84, of Mena - September 17, 2013
  • Walter Douglas Rather (‘65), 72, of Rogers - August 5, 2014
  • John R Rigdon (‘65), 70, of Festus, Mo. - September 18, 2012
  • Louise Ryan Sexton (‘65), 83, of Longview, Texas - December 26, 2012
  • Ronnie M Adams (‘66), 69, of Atlanta, Ga. - September 2, 2013
  • Elmer H Greenlee (‘66), 91, of Hot Springs - July 3, 2013
  • Jimmy W Harris (‘66), 72, of Odessa, Texas - August 23, 2013
  • James B “Jim” Hill (‘66), 75, of Nashville - December 11, 2013
  • Walter Wesley Laster (‘66), 72, of Springdale - December 4, 2014
  • Doris Osburn Millican (‘66, ‘71), 90, of El Dorado - April 27, 2013
  • Richard Slagle (‘66), 68, of Hot Springs - January 11, 2013
  • Mary Nell Ashcraft Atkinson (‘67), 69, of Pine Bluff - November 29, 2012
  • Jerry D Childers (‘67), 69, of Gurdon - April 14, 2014
  • Peggy Riggan French (‘67), 83, of Hot Springs - April 8, 2014
  • Betty Holloway Gault (‘67), 79, of Benton - December 8, 2013
  • Thomas Everett Hancock (‘67), 70, of De Queen - September 26, 2014
  • Marsha Nell Holloway Henry (‘67), 69, of Mayflower - December 4, 2013
  • George H Sharpe (‘67), 70, of Buffalo, N.Y. - February 14, 2014
  • Thomas Blake Barksdale (‘68), 68, of Amity - September 9, 2013
  • Neita D Buck (‘68), 68, of Martinez, Ga. - January 28, 2014
  • Paul Clanton (‘68), 68, of Brookhaven, Miss - October 9, 2013
  • Lillie Alston Scott (‘68), 89, of Las Vegas, Nev. - December 8, 2013
  • James Robert “Bob” Slayden (‘68), 75, of Paragould - January 29, 2013
  • Sarah Jenkins Ward (‘68), 84, of Little Rock - May 10, 2013
  • Richard S Boothman (‘69), 66, of Little Rock - February 13, 2014
  • Nina “Susan” Erwin Bright (‘69), 67, of Arkadelphia - April 29, 2014
  • Billie Mabry Cannon (‘69), 71, of Hot Springs - November 15, 2013
  • Patsy Claire Mooney Chambers (‘69), 79, of Mountain Home - August 30, 2014
  • James David Chambliss (‘69), 67, of Bearden - October 13, 2013
  • Louise Teal Dial (‘69), 66, of Lonsdale - July 22, 2013
  • Larry M Kilgore (‘69), 67, of Anniston, Ala. - March 2, 2014
  • Jerry E Pate (‘69), 67, of Atlanta, Texas - December 26, 2013
  • Neville S Saylor (‘69), 90, of Baton Rouge, La. - June 12, 2013
  • Hylus Franklin Singleton (‘69), 72, of Pine Bluff - October 13, 2014
  • Norma Sue Stroope (‘69, ‘72), 65, of Camden - February 23, 2014
  • Jessee “Bruce” Ward (‘69), 65, of Savoy, Texas - January 3, 2014

1970s

  • Maudine Carroll Ault Hebert (‘70), 81, of Cedar City, Utah - October 22, 2013
  • Don W Helms (‘70), 66, of Fayetteville - November 25, 2014
  • Jimmy W Hinsley (‘70), 66, of Lockesburg - August 2, 2013
  • Jon G Keel (‘70), 66, of Benton - January 13, 2014
  • Sharon Louise Miller (‘70), 65, of Redmond, Ore. - February 13, 2013
  • Opal Esteene Callaway Shepherd (‘70, ‘74), 88, of Arkadelphia - August 7, 2013
  • Robert Lee Akers (‘71), 66, of Mena - July 20, 2014
  • Mary LaVerne Elliott Blackwell (‘71), 66, of Sterling Heights, Mich. - March 27, 2014
  • Kenneth A Bynum (‘71, ‘73), 79, of Waldron - March 6, 2013
  • Garrett Cowenhoven (‘71), 65, of Fremont, Calif. - July 22, 2013
  • Daniel Davis (‘71), 64, of Benton - January 14, 2014
  • Sue Thompson Harmon (‘71), 67, of Colorado City, Colo. - November 24, 2013
  • James Elwin Johnson (‘71), 66, of Little Rock - February 17, 2014
  • Michael T “Mike” McGuire (‘71), 70, of Houston, Texas - September 21, 2013
  • Jimmy T Townsend (‘71), 85, of Texarkana - April 30, 2013
  • Michael Dean Ward (‘71), 63, of Hot Springs - August 6, 2013
  • Steve Dennis Fikes (‘72), 67, of North Little Rock - November 19, 2014
  • Geraldine Daniell Golden (‘72), 88, of Arkadelphia - October 31, 2014
  • Georgia Ann Amis Harvill (‘72), 85, of Camden - June 20, 2014
  • Kathy Diane Reaves Majors (‘72), 64, of Hot Springs - January 29, 2014
  • Michael Wayne Peterson (‘72), 63, of Little Rock - November 1, 2012
  • Bessie Vondell Guthrie VanBebber (‘72), 87, of Hot Springs - January 9, 2014
  • John W Craig (‘73), 64, of Pine Bluff - December 14, 2014
  • Sybil Grine Johnston (‘73), 78, of Statesboro, Ga. - February 13, 2014
  • Jimmy L McGee (‘73), 62, of Lewisburg, Tenn. - February 4, 2014
  • Terry Sims (‘73, ‘77), 66, of Hot Springs - September 18, 2014
  • Charles Larry Tucker (‘73, ‘75), 63, of Plano, Texas - August 14, 2013
  • Letha Ann Wooldridge Rupert (‘74), 67, of Las Vegas, Nev. - May 14, 2014
  • Nina Bell Tillery (‘74, ‘89), 80, of Hot Springs - August 31, 2014
  • Karen Hayes Martin (‘75), 60, of Hamburg - May 23, 2014
  • Richard S Wagner (‘75, ‘77), 64, of Waldron - December 12, 2012
  • Janet Elaine Reinmiller Bailey (‘76), 57, of Little Rock - January 22, 2013
  • Aultus M Block (‘76), 81, of Mabelvale - March 27, 2013
  • Charles William Brooks (‘76), 67, of Benton - February 28, 2014
  • Lawrence O Hamilton (‘76), 59, of Brooklyn, N.Y. - April 3, 2014
  • Hattie Meyer Janek (‘76), 66, of Bismarck - November 13, 2013
  • Betty Dixon Jones (‘76, ‘77), 82, of Benton - July 18, 2014
  • Richard L Sutton (‘76), 64, of Malvern - November 8, 2014
  • Harold J Wilson (‘76), 83, of Unionville, Conn. - August 20, 2013
  • Reva Jeanette Blacknall (‘77), 58, of Little Rock - May 21, 2014
  • Robin Miller Braun (‘77, ‘78), 59, of Hot Springs - October 15, 2014
  • Sherrye Levette Williams (‘77, ‘88), 58, of Little Rock - September 6, 2013
  • Debbie Grey Blanton (‘78), 63, of Gurdon - May 18, 2014
  • Sharon Kay Harris Rowland (‘78), 61, of Mena - December 3, 2012
  • Larry Rhodes (‘79), 57, of Hot Springs - April 1, 2013
  • Corinne Puckett Winston (‘79), 84, of Sheridan - May 5, 2014

1980s

  • John Wayne “Blue” Stephens (‘80), 65, of Arkadelphia - October 4, 2013
  • Samuel “Fred” Williams (‘80), 61, of Hot Springs - January 3, 2014
  • Marion M Smith (‘81), 57, of Hot Springs - March 31, 2014
  • Jerry Clinton Buck (‘82), 54, of Sheridan - November 26, 2014
  • Patricia A Bass Nance (‘82), 76, of Benton - September 22, 2013
  • Martin Al “Coach” Harrell (‘83, ‘04), 52, of Lono - November 8, 2012
  • Nancy Jo Baumgardner Marion (‘83, ‘90), 57, of Gurdon - October 10, 2014
  • Martin Edwin Best (‘84), 51, of The Woodlands, Texas - November 22, 2013
  • Gabriele Spanel (‘84), 58, of White Hall - August 9, 2013
  • Hubert Earl Willis, Jr (‘84), 70, of Bismarck - April 12, 2014
  • Joe P Riley (‘86), 54, of Eagle Lake, Fla - March 2, 2014
  • Janice Toland Foshee (‘87), 82, of Gurdon - September 12, 2013
  • Jeffrey Durand Smith (‘87), 49, of Hot Springs - October 10, 2014
  • Gary Lynn Keeney (‘88, ‘02), 63, of Plainview - March 28, 2013
  • Larry D Rodgers (‘89), 67, of Hot Springs - March 26, 2014

1990s

  • Larry D Rodgers (‘89), 67, of Hot Springs - March 26, 2014 Gloria Jones Cain (‘90), 68, of Royal - May 19, 2013
  • Alison D Stallones Garner (‘91, ‘97), 59, of Little Rock - December 26, 2014
  • Patricia Hamilton Mitchell (‘91), 47, of Sycamore, Ill. - January 8, 2013
  • Martin Lee Mooneyham (‘91), 50, of Little Rock - April 27, 2014
  • Beverly A Mills Thielsen (‘92), 72, of Hot Springs - December 19, 2013
  • Billy N Cook (‘93), 68, of Arkadelphia - April 18, 2013
  • Brinda Davis Woodall (‘93), 57, of Amity - July 21, 2013
  • Janice Caswell Hackley (‘94), 62, of Sheridan - August 25, 2014
  • Debbie Ruth Fuller Siratt (‘94), 53, of Donaldson - August 7, 2013
  • Wanda Thomason Wright (‘94), 65, of De Witt - April 6, 2014
  • Cynthia Brock (‘96), 43, of El Dorado - January 25, 2014
  • John Erbert Rima (‘96), 62, of Hot Springs - November 27, 2013
  • Jason G Couch (‘97), 43, of Summerville, S.C. - February 19, 2014
  • Daniel L Johnson (‘97), 41, of Hot Springs - December 19, 2014
  • Muriel Elaine White Davis (‘99), 66, of White Hall - July 13, 2014

2000s

  • Towanna Foreman (‘03), 33, of Memphis, Tenn. - October 22, 2013
  • Jacob Thomas Harrell (‘04), 33, of Sherwood - January 31, 2014
  • Father Linus C Ukomadu (‘05), 55, of Malvern - May 21, 2014
  • Rachel L Schwartz (‘06), 32, of Russellville - March 30, 2014
  • Wendell Scott Turner (‘07), 33, of Ozan - August 18, 2014

2010s

  • Ben Alexander Glenn (‘11), 26, of Wynne - September 12, 2014
  • Lee Vernon Jernigan (‘12), 59, of Hot Springs - December 18, 2014

Former Students

  • Mary Adalaide Johnson Hall (‘30 - ‘33), 101, of Little Rock - May 30, 2014
  • William H Bowen (‘41 - ‘43), 91, of Little Rock - November 12, 2014
  • Gloria Parker Confer (’41 - ‘42), 90, of Stillwater, Okla. - March 24, 2013
  • Elizabeth Ann Lay Wheelis (‘41 - ‘43), 89, of Midland, Texas - November 16, 2013
  • Charles E Holmes (‘46 - ‘49), 86, of Hampton - March 12, 2013
  • Patsy Nelline Taylor Glover (‘53 - ‘54), 79, of Hot Springs - July 28, 2014
  • Robert Manning Jones (‘54 - ‘59), 82, of Bryant - March 18, 2014
  • Eddie A Howard (‘55 - ‘58), 78, of Malvern - December 17, 2013
  • Laurence Brannan Adkins (‘56 - ‘69), 79, of Hot Springs - October 25, 2014
  • Claudell Pinkerton (‘60 - ‘63), 69, of Newhope - November 1, 2012
  • Georgia Mae Simpson (‘70 - ‘71), 94, of Houston, Tex - June 5, 2014
  • James Howard Morrison (‘71 - ‘78), 62, of Arkadelphia - September 19, 2014
  • Natalie Mizenko (‘76), 55, of Hot Springs - March 11, 2013
  • Alta Dean Short (‘87 - ‘89), 68, of Malvern - December 26, 2012

Faculty and Staff

  • William “Bill” Akin (Retired Faculty), 83, of Hot Springs - October 25, 2014
  • Kathryn Louise Cotton Hesse (Retired Staff), 78, of Arkadelphia - January 15, 2014
  • Shanta Sharma (Faculty), 79, of Arkadelphia - October 25, 2014
  • Doris Hazel Thomason Suitor (Retired Staff), 86, of Arkadelphia - December 22, 2014