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Kelvin Dean Boyle

Kelvin Dean Boyle, 35, of Southwest City, Mo., died Aug. 2, 2018 in West Siloam Springs, Okla.

He was born Sept. 20, 1982, in Fayetteville, Ark., to Robert Boyle and Debbie Allen Gurule. He was a longtime resident of Gentry and Cherokee City area and worked in construction. He was an Operation Iraqi Freedom war veteran, serving in 2006-2007. He served in the 19th Engineer Battalion 60th Engineer company with a group he considered his brothers. He enjoyed baseball, softball and golf, but especially playing with his kids.

He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Roy and Joyce Boyle; and grandfather James Allen.

He is survived by his mother, Debbie Gurule and husband Ivan of Southwest City; a brother, Kyle Boyle and wife Krista of Parsons, Kan.; two daughters, Kierstyn Parris of Gravette, Ark., and Kiley Boyle of Bentonville, Ark.; a son, Korben Boyle of Bentonville, Ark.; and maternal grandmother, Esther Allen of Jay, Okla.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, at Wasson Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs, Ark. Burial will be at Falling Springs Cemetery in Decatur, Ark.

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Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs is in charge of arrangements.

Ronnie E. Hester

Ronnie E. Hester, 81-year-old resident of Watts, Oklahoma, died August 5, 2018, at Siloam Springs Nursing and rehab, Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Born January 27, 1937, in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Ronnie was the son of Francis and Laverna Hester. Ronnie married Barbara Kingsley on January 2, 1959. Ronnie was an Auto mechanic and a lifelong farmer, and a proud Navy Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Arnold, Vaden, and Danny Hester.

Survivors include his wife Barbara of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; three sons, Rodney Hester and wife Levina of Watts, Oklahoma, Ricky and Ryan Hester both of Watts, Oklahoma; one brother, Bentz Hester and wife Dorothy of Westville, Oklahoma; one sister, Darlene Jones and husband Howard of Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma; brother in-law, David Glenn of Colcord, Oklahoma; two grandchildren, Taylor Hester Anglin and husband Brett, and Ashley Frierson and husband Chad; three great-grandchildren, Paislee and Bretlyn Anglin, and Vivian Frierson.

Visitation will be at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, on Wednesday evening August 8, 2018, from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Services will be held at Wasson Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs, Arkansas on Thursday August 9, 2018 at 10 a.m.


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