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Forrest Webb

81, Little Rock, Arkansas
September 25, 1932 - July 28, 2014

Pat Stephens

84, Little Rock, Arkansas
September 5, 1929 - July 28, 2014

Valery Bruner

84, Bryant, Arkansas
July 7, 1930 - July 28, 2014

Harold Richie

86, Mayflower, Arkansas
April 6, 1928 - July 27, 2014

Lola Louise Thompson

75, Jacksonville, Arkansas
October 13, 1938 - July 27, 2014

Larry L. Bryan

74, Bryant, Arkansas
May 19, 1940 - July 27, 2014

Don Richie

86, Mayflower, Arkansas
April 6, 1928 - July 27, 2014

Doyce Gene Stevenson

75, Damascus, Arkansas
March 1, 1939 - July 27, 2014

Donovan D. Hinton

82, North Little Rock, Arkansas
July 27, 2014

Maria Rebecca Rhea

71, Benton, Arkansas
February 6, 1943 - July 27, 2014

Steve Randall Price

60, Searcy, Arkansas
October 14, 1953 - July 26, 2014

Christel Eleonore Thomas

87, Searcy, Arkansas
December 10, 1926 - July 26, 2014

Ruth Lazelle Couch

77, Beebe, Arkansas
September 23, 1936 - July 26, 2014

Cheryl Beth Fox

64, Benton, Arkansas
March 8, 1950 - July 26, 2014

James Bowman

98, Little Rock, Arkansas
March 14, 1916 - July 26, 2014

Edward Powell Hammontree

75, Greenbrier, Arkansas
March 1, 1939 - July 26, 2014

Dennis L. Dover

55, North Little Rock, Arkansas
July 26, 2014

Baltis Daniel Bourne

96, Hensley, Arkansas
December 5, 1917 - July 26, 2014

Odean Yarbrough

89, Greers Ferry, Arkansas
November 9, 1924 - July 26, 2014

Rheuben Franklin Green, Jr.

55, Ward, Arkansas
December 29, 1958 - July 25, 2014

Steve G. Yanker

97, North Little Rock, Arkansas
January 21, 1917 - July 25, 2014

Rhunette E. Phillips

84, Jacksonville, Arkansas
February 14, 1930 - July 25, 2014

Steven G. Yanker

97, North Little Rock, Arkansas
January 21, 1917 - July 25, 2014

Murray Draper

70, Sherwood, Arkansas
June 29, 1944 - July 25, 2014

Dennis Eugene Show

64, North Little Rock, Arkansas
March 21, 1950 - July 25, 2014

Olon Dean Brown

89, Greenbrier, Arkansas
August 8, 1924 - July 25, 2014

Maudie McGinty Wilkins

67, Sherwood, Arkansas
March 17, 1947 - July 25, 2014

Faber Harold Grable

81, Bryant, Arkansas
July 25, 2014

Judy Ann Ross

66, Morrilton, Arkansas
February 13, 1948 - July 25, 2014

Ola Faye Lavender

77, Little Rock, Arkansas
January 26, 1937 - July 25, 2014

Larry Goodson

63, Little Rock, Arkansas
August 7, 1950 - July 25, 2014

Brenda Smithey Hunter

65, Searcy, Arkansas
July 24, 1949 - July 24, 2014

Dawn Rennea Moore

43, Mabelvale, Arkansas
May 3, 1971 - July 24, 2014

Troy D. Sheridan, Sr.

73, Benton, Arkansas
September 30, 1940 - July 24, 2014

Floyd D. Hickerson

70, Redfield, Arkansas
July 3, 1944 - July 24, 2014

Joan K. Skelton

78, Conway, Arkansas
December 14, 1935 - July 24, 2014

Betty Jo Hanvey

79, Benton, Arkansas
January 5, 1935 - July 24, 2014

Notable Obituaries

Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, 88 (1926 - 2014)

Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones GARY B. GRAVES, The Associated PressLEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, a multi-sport star who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles and is considered the school's greatest all-around athlete, has died. He was 88.Jones, an All-American, was the last surviving member of the Wildcats' "Fabulous Five" that won the 1948 national championship and went on to claim Olympic gold that year with the U.S. team. He returned with three teammates under Hall of Fame coach...

Margot Adler, 68 (1946 - 2014)

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James Shigeta, 81 (1933 - 2014)

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Carlo Bergonzi, 90 (1924 - 2014)

Carlo Bergonzi The Associated PressMILAN (AP) — Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90.The Italian Auxologic Institute in Milan on Monday confirmed Bergonzi's death on Friday. No cause was given.Born in the province of Parma not far from Verdi's hometown, Bergonzi started his studies at age 16 as a baritone, only to discover later that his musical gifts lay in the tenor range. Bergonzi served in World War II in an anti...

Paul Schell, 76 (1937 - 2014)

Paul Schell The Associated PressSEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led the city during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999, has died. He was 76.Schell died Sunday morning at a Seattle hospital surrounded by family, according to Mayor Ed Murray's office."Paul will be greatly missed. He was truly committed to the people of Seattle, working to improve the city both as an elected official and private citizen. He was dedicated to the lives of the people of this city, evidenced by...

Dale Schlueter (2014)

Dale Schlueter The Associated PressPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dale Schlueter, a member of the Portland Trail Blazers for their inaugural 1970-71 season, died Thursday after battling cancer. He was 68.The Trail Blazers said Schlueter died at his Portland home.Schlueter was acquired by the Blazers in 1970 and averaged 8.2 points in the team's first season. The 6-foot-10 center had two stints in Portland, from 1970-72 and again for the 1977-78 season.A Washington native who played at Colorado State, Schlueter...

Bel Kaufman, 103 (1911 - 2014)

Bel Kaufman HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Bel Kaufman, the witty and spirited fiction writer, educator and storyteller whose million-selling "Up the Down Staircase" captured the insanity and the humor, the pathos and the poetry of the American high school, died Friday at age 103.Kaufman, the granddaughter of Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem and a vital link to Yiddish culture, died at her Manhattan home after a brief illness, said her daughter, Thea Goldstine.Kaufman was a middle-age...

Robert Newhouse (2014)

Robert Newhouse The Associated PressDALLAS (AP) — Robert Newhouse, who played running back for the Dallas Cowboys for 12 seasons and went to three Super Bowls, has died. He was 64.Newhouse's son, Rodd Newhouse, says his father died Tuesday at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, after a battle with heart disease.Newhouse had suffered a stroke in 2010.The burly running back was drafted by the Cowboys in 1972 out of the University of Houston, where he ran for 1,757 yards as a senior, a school record that still...

Johann Breyer (2014)

Johann Breyer The Associated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) — The lawyer for a Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.Attorney Dennis Boyle told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Johann (YO'-hahn) Breyer died Tuesday night at a Philadelphia hospital.The revelation came on the same day a judge issued an order granting a request for Breyer to be extradited to Germany to face trial. It was still subject to U.S. government approval.The U.S....

Dan Borislow (2014)

Dan Borislow The Associated PressWEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52.A spokeswoman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., said he died of a heart attack. In a statement, MagicJack CEO Gerald Vento praised Borislow as a visionary."Dan was a true telecom pioneer whose vision, creativity, energy, passion and single-minded focus was the driving force behind the...

Thomas Berger (2014)

Thomas Berger By HILLEL ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89. Berger's literary agent, Cristina Concepcion, said Monday that he died in Nyack Hospital on July 13, just days before his 90th birthday. He had been in failing health, Concepcion said. One of the last major authors to have served in World War II...

Kevin Skinner, 86 (1927 - 2014)

Kevin Skinner The Associated PressWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Kevin Skinner, a famously rugged All Blacks prop who became part of New Zealand rugby folklore for his role in its first test series win over South Africa, has died. He was 86.New Zealand Rugby Union said Skinner, who was also a national heavyweight boxing champion, passed away Sunday night.Skinner played the last two tests of the 1956 series which New Zealand won 3-1 after being called from retirement to replace players injured in the first...

Sam Koch (2014)

Sam Koch The Associated PressAMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts men's soccer coach Sam Koch (coke), who led the Minutemen to a berth in the 2007 College Cup, has died after a two-year battle with sinus cancer.The university said in a statement that Koch died Sunday at his Hadley home. He was 59.Koch had a 222-182-45 record in 23 seasons at UMass. He won four regular-season Atlantic 10 Conference titles and two A-10 tournament championships, reaching the NCAA tournament three times.In 2007, the...

Curt Gentry, 83 (1931 - 2014)

Curt Gentry The Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curt Gentry, a San Francisco man who co-authored "Helter Skelter," the true-crime classic chronicling the Charles Manson case, has died at the age of 83.Pat Gentry said Sunday that his brother wrote 13 books throughout his career, picking only the topics that deeply engaged him.His best known work was "Helter Skelter," co-written with Vincent Bugliosi, the man who prosecuted Manson and his followers for murder. Gentry also wrote a highly critical...

Vic Atiyeh, 91 (1923 - 2014)

Vic Atiyeh JONATHAN J. COOPER, The Associated PressPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Vic Atiyeh, Oregon's last Republican governor who shepherded the state through a deep recession during two terms in the 1980s, died Sunday night, a family spokesman said.The former governor died at 8:15 p.m. PDT at Portland's Providence St. Vincent Medical Center of complications from renal failure, said Denny Miles, who had formerly served as Atiyeh's press secretary.He said that Atiyeh (pronounced uh-TEE-uh) was at home but had...

Karl Albrecht, 94 (1920 - 2014)

Karl Albrecht DAVID RISING, The Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — Karl Albrecht, co-founder of the Aldi grocery store empire and one of the world's richest people, has died in the western German city of Essen. He was 94. Essen's city hall told The Associated Press that Albrecht was buried Monday in a family plot in a small ceremony in the city's Bredeney district where he lived. Aldi's press office said Albrecht died July 16. "He created a corporate culture of mutual respect, he trusted his employees...

Norberto Odebrecht (2014)

Norberto Odebrecht The Associated PressRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Norberto Odebrecht, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale projects such as dams and highways in the Amazon jungle and some of the World Cup stadiums, died Saturday of heart problems. He was 93.Odebrecht started the company in 1944 in the city of Salvador to carry on his father's legacy in the construction industry.The conglomerate that carries his name went on to lead ambitious projects such as paving a highway across the...

Skye McCole Bartusiak, 21 (1992 - 2014)

Skye McCole Bartusiak The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak, who portrayed Mel Gibson's young daughter in the 2000 film "The Patriot," died in her Houston home, her mother said Sunday. She was 21. Bartusiak's mother, Helen Bartusiak, told The Associated Press the actress had been living in a garage apartment at her parents' home. She said the actress' boyfriend found her unresponsive on her bed Saturday. Helen Bartusiak said she tried to resuscitate her daughter but could not....

James Garner, 86 (1928 - 2014)

James Garner FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point. This portrait of fleeting disquiet could be understood, and identified with, by every member of the audience. Never mind Garner was tall, brawny and, well, movie-star handsome. The persona he...

Bob Torrance (2014)

Bob Torrance The Associated Press, The Associated PressFormer Ryder Cup captain Sam Torrance says on Twitter that his father Bob, a respected Scottish golf coach who had been fighting cancer, has died. He was 82.Torrance posted a message Friday saying "sad day my dad just passed away peacefully in his sleep."Bob Torrance built Padraig Harrington's swing before his 2007 victory at Carnoustie in the British Open. Harrington also won the claret jug at Royal Birkdale in 2008.Darren Clarke, who won the British...

Otto Piene, 86 (1928 - 2014)

Otto Piene The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — German artist Otto Piene, known for his colorful paintings and gigantic open-air sculptures, has died at age 86.Piene died suddenly on Thursday, shortly after the opening of his exhibition "More Sky" at Berlin's Neue Nationalgalerie museum. His death was confirmed Friday by Markus Farr, a spokesman for the group Friends of the Neue Nationalgalerie that helped organized the exhibit.Germany's Minister for Culture Monika Gruetters called Piene one of the last...

Elaine Stritch, 89 (1925 - 2014)

Elaine Stritch MARK KENNEDY, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Elaine Stritch was more than a Broadway actress. She was a New York institution, strolling around in a fur coat, pork pie hat or oversized sunglasses. She often wore shorts and ties, or just black stockings and a white flowing shirt. Her weapon of choice was the zinger. "I like anything I don't know about," she said in a 2010 interview with The Associated Press. "And I don't like most of the things I do." She also offered this: "The...

Johnny Winter, 70 (1944 - 2014)

Johnny Winter JOHN HEILPRIN, The Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat. His contrasting appearance and devotion to the blues pioneers of the 20th century turbo-charged a career in which he emulated and, ultimately, championed, his childhood hero Muddy Waters and other icons. Winters carved out a...

Jack W. Tocco (2014)

Jack W. Tocco The Associated Press GROSSE POINTE PARK, Michigan (AP) — Reputed Detroit mob boss Jack W. Tocco, who was convicted of racketeering in 1998 in a federal crackdown on organized crime, has died. He was 87. Tocco, who said he fought his entire life to clear his name, died Monday at home in a Detroit suburb, according to Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home, which is handling arrangements. A cause of death wasn't released. Tocco, whose family had a linen business, grew up in suburban...

James MacGregor Burns, 95 (1918 - 2014)

James MacGregor Burns PHILIP MARCELO, The Associated PressBOSTON (AP) — James MacGregor Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and political scientist who analyzed the nature of presidential leadership and wrote candid biographies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at 95.Burns died at his home in Williamstown, Massachusetts, his companion and fellow historian Susan Dunn said.The longtime Williams College professor helped coin two adjectives now common in politics: "transformational"...