Archive - 2013 - Obituary
William "Bill" Earl Winder of Bryant passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, as a result of complications from a recent illness. He was 54 years old.
Bill was born Oct. 11, 1959, in Fayetteville, N.C. to Robert W. and Norma J. Winder.Â As a child, Bill took an early interest in all things mechanical.Â He very much enjoyed working on anything with wheels.
Bill spent the vast majority of his life in the automotive industry, most recently employed by Steve Landers Dodge and Frank Fletcher Dodge.Â
Merry Lu Barnett McLeod Tuggle, age 79, of Shannon Hills died Nov. 1 at Saline Memorial Hospice House.
She was born Nov. 22, 1933, in Spokane, Wash., and spent her childhood in Berkeley, Calif., before moving to Mulvane, Kan., as a teenager.Â After graduating from Mulvane High School, she married Don McLeod and went to work for Mulvane State Bank.
After they divorced in 1962, she raised her two daughters in Pittsburg, Kan., while working at the National Bank of Pittsburg.
Harvey Horace "J.R." Dodson, 64, of Benton, went to his Â home on Oct. 31, 2013. He was born August 27, 1949, in Benton to Harvie and Juanita Dodson. Those that knew J.R. know there are many stories to tell, but none other than the love he had for his family, childhood stories, and the days at deer camp or on the lake. For the time he was here, he left an impression on many and will be missed by many.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Edward Dodson; a sister, Lucy Kaye Dodgen; a sister-in-law, Sherry Dodson; and a grandson, Eric Daniels.
Jimmy L. Reeves, 78, of Avilla went to be with the Lord on Oct. 30, 2013. He was a member of Moose Lodge 2556 and loved wrestling and shuffleboard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Avery Reeves and Mattie Moxen; a brother, John E. Reeves; a daughter, Kim Bray; two sons, Brent Reeves and Robert Bramlett; and a grandson, Jeremy Grafe.