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Lynn Margaret Coe

Lynn Margaret Coe, 71, of Rogers, Ark., died Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, at Circle of Life Hospice House in Bentonville, Ark.

She was born Feb. 17, 1947, in Woodstock, Ill., to Edith McQuillan and Roland Gale Morgan. She was a real estate agent for many years and a dedicated military wife for 50 years to her husband and country. She enjoyed sewing and being a grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry E. Coe in 2008; her daughter, Lori; and brother, Lee.

Survivors include one daughter, Dawn Durso of Bella Vista, Ark.; one brother, Kurt Morgan; one sister, Sue Beaty; and three grandchildren.

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

Ronald Fletcher Hamilton

Ronald Fletcher Hamilton of Bella Vista, Ark. died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

He was born in Bastrop, La., Nov. 14, 1946, to Fletcher Mayo Hamilton and Helen Camden Hamilton. He was raised on a rice farm in Lonoke County, Ark., before moving to Bastrop, La., and Houston, Texas. His working career included many professions and he was extremely proficient with computers. The last 19 years he was self-employed and traveled extensively. He served in the Texas Army National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve. He was a private pilot and a sailor.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Deborah Heaton.

Survivors include his wife, Reta Hamilton, Bella Vista; sons, Randall (Patsy) Keef, Austin, Texas, Richard (Sherry) Keef, Midway, Texas; and three grandchildren.

Graveside service was held Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at Bethlehem Cemetery, Wabaunsee County, Kan.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 322 Main Street, McFarland, KS 66501.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, Bella Vista, Ark.

James Wayne Herrick

James Wayne Herrick, 95, of Bella Vista, Ark., died Oct. 21, 2018.

He was born in 1923 in Boone County Iowa and raised by Paul Wesley Herrick and Mattie Evans Herrick. He graduated from high school at Guthrie Center High School in 1942 and married Ila Sipe on Nov. 2, 1942. He farmed with his father until 1953, moving several times before settling in Bella Vista. He served in the churches he attended and became a member of Bella Vista Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by son, Robert; and daughter-in-law, Evangeline.

Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Ila; a daughter, Barbara; sons, James Jr. (MIA 1969), Paul (Kathy), Gary (Vickie), Jerry (Aew), Roger (Lucinda), Don, Steven (Valeri); daughter-in-law, Anita; and many grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at New Life Christian Church in Bella Vista. Interment will be at a later date.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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

Dorothy Smith

Dorothy "Myrtie" Smith, 93, of Bixby, Okla., formerly of Bella Vista, Ark., died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Hayhurst Funeral Home of Broken Arrow, Okla. is assisting the family.

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