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Charlene Katherine Buck

Charlene Katherine Buck, 67, of Stilwell, Okla., died March 18, 2019, in Colcord, Okla.

She was born on May 29, 1951, in Colcord to Charlie Linn and Tressie January Linn. She worked for Simmons Foods for 33 years in the boxing room. She loved the outdoors including fishing. She also loved to take care of her cats and dog and especially loved feeding the deer.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Wynona Bennett; and one brother, Lonnie Linn.

She is survived by her partner of 22 years, Gary Smith of Stilwell; three sons, Ronnie Buck of Westville, Okla., Randy Buck of Watts, Okla., and Rick Buck of Watts; two brothers, Ralph Linn of Colcord and Levene Linn of Westville; one sister, Janice Leroy of Colcord; several grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were March 22 at the First Baptist Church of Colcord. Burial was at the Row Cemetery in Colcord.

An online guest book is available at www.back strom-pyeatte.com.

Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs, Ark., was in charge of arrangements.

Rex Clinton Harper

Rex Clinton Harper, 84, of Gentry, Ark., died March 19, 2019, at Quail Ridge Living Center in West Siloam Springs, Okla.

He was born Feb. 7, 1935, in Tulsa, Okla., to Clint Harper and Dessia Weston Harper. He was a lifetime resident of Gentry and married Shirley Chamberlain on Aug. 16, 1956. He was a poultry farmer and enjoyed hunting deer and fishing. He attended First Baptist Church of Gentry. He served in the U.S. Navy.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Henry.

He is survived by his wife; two sons, Keith Harper and wife Georgia of Gentry, and Wendell Harper of Bentonville, Ark.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Wayne Harper of Gentry; and a sister, Helena Harper of Siloam Springs, Ark.

Funeral services were March 22, 2019, at First Baptist Church in Gentry. Burial was at Bloomfield Cemetery in Gentry.

An online guest book is available at www.wasson funeralhome.com.

Wasson Funeral Home of Siloam Springs was in charge or arrangements.

James Allen Osbourn

James Allen Osbourn, 79, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died on March 20, 2019, in Fayetteville, Ark.

He was born on June 19, 1939, in Watts, Okla., to Earnest Osbourn and Mable Dickson Osbourn. He married Elizabeth Cox on Aug. 22, 1959, in Yuma, Ariz. He served in the U.S. Navy for 22 years. After retiring from the Navy, he moved to Siloam Springs, and worked for Franklin Electric for the next 23 years, retiring in 2003. For the next five years he and his wife transported cars for the local automotive dealerships in the Siloam Springs area.

No services are planned at this time.

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

Smythe Monroe Walls

Smythe Monroe Walls, 85, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died on March 20, 2019, at his home.

He was born May 21, 1933, in Kaw City, Okla., to Johnny Raymond Walls and Phyllis Johnson Walls. He married Barbara G. Thomas on March 29, 1957, in Hobbs, N.M. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He moved to Siloam Springs in 1975 and opened Smitty's Body Shop, which he ran for many years.

He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Michael Walls; a brother, Jim Ray Walls; and two sisters, Joyce Williams and Rosie Russell.

He is survived by a son, Steven Walls and wife Rebecca of Siloam Springs; a daughter, Sherry Walls of Siloam Springs; nine grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; a brother, Doyle Walls of Siloam Springs; and a sister, Jodie Sconce of Aldrich, Mo.

Funeral services were March 23, 2019, at Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs, with Pastor Doyle Walls officiating. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs.

An online guest book is available at www.wasson

funeralhome.com.

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

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