Ronald Patrick Boyd
RONALD PATRICK BOYD, of Berryville, Arkansas, was born August 6, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois, son of Charles and Evelyn Boyd. He departed this life Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in Berryville, Arkansas, at the age of 86 years.
Ronald retired from Interpak and Partitions, but was previously employed over twenty-five with Tyson Foods.
On October 20, 1951 Ronald was united in marriage with Anita J. (Serwitz) Boyd who survives him of their home. He is also survived by his four daughters, Lynn Boyd of Bethesda, Maryland; Leigh Smith and husband, David, of Berryville, Arkansas; Lisa Dickey and husband, Jack, of Berryville, Arkansas; Lori Williams and husband, Monty, of Jasper, Arkansas; one sister, Betty Sauer of Helena, Montana; six grandchildren, Andrew, Emily, Samuel, Hannah, Nicholas and John Parker; three great-grandchildren, Luke, Hudson and Eli; one great-grand dog, Bailey; several nieces, nephews, many friends, loved ones and a host of family and friends in Ireland.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Evelyn Boyd; one brother and one sister.
Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville with Reverend Andrew Hughes officiating. Interment will follow the service at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association PO Box 841125 Dallas, TX 75284-1125. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.
Ethel Jane Meyer
ETHEL JANE MEYER, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas was born February 9, 1926 in Springfield, Missouri, daughter of Rev. L.W. and Daisy (Wells) Caldwell. She departed this life Thursday, January 5, 2017 in Berryville, Arkansas at the age of 90 years.
While she was still an infant the family moved to Kansas City, Kansas where she attended elementary school. In 1938 the family moved back to Springfield, MO. where she graduated from Central High School in May, 1944.
On August 17, 1944 she was united in marriage to Sgt. Walter L. Meyer from Jim Falls, Wisconsin. Following his return from the war they lived in Wisconsin for five years until moving to Minnesota where they operated a garage and filling station. During the next fourteen years Ethel worked as a dental assistant. In 1965 she was hired to set up a dental assistant course at the Hibbing Area Technical Institute in Hibbing, MN. They sold their garage/filling station and moved to Hibbing where Walter worked as the truck mechanic for Ford-Lincoln garage. Ethel continued her work at the Technical Institute for twenty-three years as the Head Tutor and Program Coordinator.
Upon retirement in 1988, Walter and Ethel moved twelve miles south of Berryville. Five days before their 54th anniversary, Walter died and later Ethel moved to Berryville. She volunteered with the Carroll County Literacy Council and served at President for 19 years. In addition her love of teaching, she also enjoyed needlepoint, photographing flowers, camping, and her work through her church. Ethel was a member of the Berryville United Methodist Church and served as the church financial secretary. She loved the church and attended faithfully until three weeks before her death.
Ethel was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Walter, and her sister, Lorene Mitchell. She is survived by sister-in-law Wendy, nephew Ben, niece Marjorie, and her church family and many friends.
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the Berryville United Methodist Church in Berryville, Arkansas with Pastor Andy Hughes officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Memorial donations may be made to the Berryville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 267, Berryville, Arkansas 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com
Mandi Renee Chaney
MANDI RENEE CHANEY, a resident of Green Forest, Arkansas was born June 11, 1966 in Fulton, Missouri, daughter of Bryce W. and Sharon Darlene (Bedsworth) Marshall. She departed this life Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in Green Forest, Arkansas at the age of 50 years.
Mandi was a member of the Church of Christ. She was a member of the 4H Club in high school and a former Carroll County and Arkansas State Beef Princess. She showed horses and cattle for many years and loved traveling with her family. She enjoyed going to flea markets and being outside, doing activities such as fishing, hunting, back-roading and looking at the scenery. She was a beautician for over twenty-five years, starting at Hair Peddler in Blue Eye; then for many years at Southside Salon, until opening her own salon called Korral Kuts.
On July 20, 1984 she was united in marriage to Randall Gene Chaney for thirty-two years, who survives her of their home. She is also survived by her daughter, Kasi Nelson of Berryville, Arkansas; parents, Bryce and Sharon Marshall of Green Forest, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Macey Blake Nelson and Blaine Garrett Nelson; several other relatives and many close friends.
She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Lois and Herry K. Marshall; maternal grandparents, Marge and Don Leeper; son-in-law, Blake Nelson and in-laws, R.C. and Irene Chaney.
Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville, Arkansas. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 10, 2016 at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel, Berryville, Arkansas. Memorial donations may be made to the Relay for Life c/o Tiffany Ball, PO Box 272, Berryville, Arkansas 72616 Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com