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— Dorothy Elizabeth Kitchen Burgin

Dorothy Elizabeth Kitchen Burgin, 89, of West Siloam Springs, formally of Pea Ridge, died Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Pleasant Springs Assisted Living Center.

She was born March 3, 1920, in Pea Ridge toCharlie Tremble and Frances Townzen Tremble.

She lived in the area her entire life. She was a homemaker and took pride in taking care of her house.

She was a great cook, and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Siloam Springs.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Vernon Kitchen who died Aug. 22, 1967; one brother; and three sisters.

Survivors include a son, David Kitchen and daughter-in-law, Janette, of Siloam Springs; a grandson, Cody Kitchen of Siloam Springs; a granddaughter, Windy Gregory of Bentonville; and a great-grandson, Kale Kitchen.

Graveside service was Saturday, Dec. 12, at Pea Ridge Cemetery with pastor Ralph Devore officiating.

Online condolences may be made at Jane G. Fergus

Jane G. Fergus, 89, of Bentonville, died Monday, Dec. 7, at her home. Shewas born April 18, 1920, in Bentonville to William Lee Gregory and Maude Henry Gregory.

She was a lifetime resident of Bentonville, graduating as valedictorian from the Bentonville High School in 1938. She graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas with degrees in English and political science and taught in the Bentonville School District for 42 years.

Fergus was a lifetimemember of New Home Church in Bentonville. She was an avid reader and a member of “Punkin Holler Ladies Literacy Society.” She ran “Teen Town,” a wholesome local hangout for teens in Bentonville during the 1950s. She was funny, clever, quick witted and a true Southern lady.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elbert “Buck” Fergus in 1989;

one brother, Bill Gregory;

and one sister, Edith Gregory.

Survivors include one son, Bill Fergus and wife, Berta, of Bentonville; three grandchildren, Davina Norwood and husband, Jim, of Bentonville, Melissa Moore and husband, Mike, of Jane, Mo., and Cami Jane Fergus of Bentonville; one sister, Johnnie Nichols and husband Russell of Pea Ridge;

four great-grandchildren;

and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Stockdale Funeral Services in Rogers.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Dec. 10,at First United Methodist Church of Bentonville with Randy Featherston officiating.

Arrangements were by Stockdale Funeral Services of Rogers.

Online condolences may be made at

Bonnie Undernehr Haycox

Bonnie Undernehr Haycox, 76, of Garfield, died Dec. 10, at Golden Living Center in Anderson, Mo.

She was born in Pea Ridge on Nov. 24, 1933, to George and Esther Maynard Undernehr.

She enjoyed gardening, reading and taking care of her cats.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Randy White and Gary White; and a brother, Floyd Undernehr.

Survivors include her sons, Wayne White and wife, Freida, of Arkansas, and Mike Haycox of Garfield; a brother, Clyde Undernehr of Garfield; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Monday,Dec. 14, at Callison-Lough Funeral Home, Rogers.

Burial followed in Walnut Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Callison-Lough Funeral Home in downtown Rogers.

B.J. Klingman

B.J. Klingman, 29, of Rogers, Ark., passed away Dec.

10, at Northwest MedicalCenter-Bentonville.

He was born Nov.

20, 1980, to Doug Klingman and Sandy Merril Klingman.

Klingman attended school in Rogers and Bentonville and was a diesel mechanic. He will be remembered by his family and friends for having a big heart. He was a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his grandmothers Helen Klingman and Eva Merrill and grandfather, Hobert Merrill.

Survivors include hiswife, Morgan Klingman;

father, Doug Klingman and wife, Monica, of Rogers; mother, Sandy Merrill Klingman of Rogers; one daughter, Marley Caitlin;

soon to be son, George Benjamin Presley Klingman; one brother, Daniel Dean Klingman and wife, Ashley, of Pea Ridge;

one sister, Tawnya Louise Klingman of Rogers;

grandfather, Chris Klingman of Rogers; mother and father-in-law, Barbara and Norman Johnson; two stepbrothers, Ty Douthit and Zane Klingman; two nieces, McKenzie and Eleni Klingman; one nephew, Will Klingman; and many family members and his best friends, his brothers, Jeremy Hardbarger, Adam Morgan, Trey Wise and Brad Sargent.

Visitation was Monday, Dec. 14, at Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Bentonville Church of Christ.

Interment followed in Noel Cemetery in Noel, Mo.

Condolences may be offered at

On the Record, Pages 3 on 12/16/2009

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