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Phyllis Jean Curtis

Phyllis Jean Curtis, 60, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Oct. 28, 2018, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark.

She was born Jan. 11, 1958, at Siloam Springs, Ark., to James Gordon Barker and Alice Janie Yeager Barker. She married Windy John Curtis. She worked in accounting at Walmart and enjoyed crochet and collecting owls.

She was preceded in death by her husband, brother, son and grandson.

She is survived by a son, Lance Denton and wife Kerry of West Siloam Springs, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; a sister, Pam Simmons of Siloam Springs; two stepdaughters, Amber Curtis of Enid, Okla., and Erin Ladner of Chalmette, La.; and halfsister Twila Morrrison of San Dimas, Calif.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Wasson Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs. Burial will be at Kansas Cemetery in Kansas, Okla.

An online guestbook is available at

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

Memorials may be made to Simmons Bank, Phyllis Fund.

David Kinsman

David Leroy Kinsman, 75, of Corinth, Texas, died peacefully Friday, October 26, 2018, at Corinth Rehabilitation Suites. Services will be held today, October 31st at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church in Siloam Springs with Pastor Joel Rutherford officiating. Visitation will follow after the service.

Mr. Kinsman was born June 7, 1943, in Cowlesville, New York, the son of Elwood and Josephine Kinsman. He was an avid outdoorsman and developed a love for writing and poetry in his later years.

Mr. Kinsman was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Holden Kristopher Anderson of Corinth, Texas.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Kinsman of Neodesha, Kansas; four sons, Jeff Kinsman of Oelrichs, South Dakota, Brad Kinsman and wife, Stephanie of Prosper, Texas, Stuart Kinsman and wife, Trish of Corinth, Texas and Chris Kinsman of Neodesha, Kansas; two daughters, Cindy Gunsaulis and husband, Floyd, of Perry, Oklahoma and Teresa Shawver of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; 15 grandchildren, Julie Gunsaulis, Timothy Gunsaulis, Tyler Gunsaulis, Elizabeth Kinsman, Abigail Kinsman, Dakota Kinsman, Kayla Kinsman, Colby Kinsman, Nathan Kinsman, Cooper Kinsman, Michael Shawver, Kelby Shawver, Caleb Shawver, Mandan Shawver and Savannah Shawver; two brothers, Curt Kinsman and wife, Mary of Nolensville, Tennessee, Frank Kinsman and wife, Edna Mae of Dallas Texas and one sister, Marie Ent of Hamburg, New York.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Legacy Boxer Rescue, 1316 W Pipeline Rd, Hurst, TX 76053 or donations can be made online at http://www.


Oscar Lee Riggins, Sr.

Oscar Lee Riggins, Sr., 74, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Oct. 27, 2018, at Siloam Springs Regional Hospital.

He was born Jan. 25, 1944, in Siloam Springs to Marion Charles Riggins and Clara Atkins Riggins Miller.

He married Thelma Marie Hillhouse on July 16, 1971, in Kingsville, Texas. He served in the Navy during Vietnam. He worked for La-Z-Boy for many years and then SaveAtrip.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles and Anthony "A.J."; and sister, Ella Faye Johnson.

He is survived by his wife; a daughter, Debbie Riggins of Siloam Springs; a son, Oscar Lee Riggins, Jr., of Siloam Springs; a grandson; and a sister, Victoria Hawkins of Glendale, Ariz.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at Stateline Baptist Church in West Siloam Springs, Okla.

An online guestbook is available at www.wasson

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

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