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— Bonnie Jean Graham

Bonnie Jean Graham, 81, of Rogers, died Dec. 19 at Circle of Life Hospice House in Springdale, Ark.

She was born Aug. 20, 1928, in Pea Ridge to Wade Lynch and Kee Mayfield Lynch.

Survivors include two daughters, Billie Sue Hankins and husband, Mitchell, of Lowell, and Lois Kinney and husband, Kenneth, of Rogers; a brother, Jay Lynch of Pea Ridge; two grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren.

Visitation was at 5 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 21, at Rollins Funeral Home.

Services were Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Rollins Funeral Home Chapel in Rogers with burial following at Tucks Chapel Cemetery.

Patricia Kathleen Luklow

Patricia Kathleen Lukow, 77, of Pea Ridge, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, at her home. She was born May 22, 1932, in Success, Ark., to Arvil William Knowlton and Bulah Marie Carmickle Knowlton.

She was a member of the Church of Christ in Pea Ridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Butch Knowlton;

and one sister, Laura Alms.

Survivors include two sons, Curtis “K.C.” Lukow of Tabernash, Colo., and David Lukow of Idaho Springs, Colo.; one daughter, Kandace Lukow of Craig, Colo.; and two grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Cremation arrangements were by Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge.

Aurelia Katherine Johnson

CENTERTON - Aurelia Katherine “Kay” Johnson died Dec. 16, 2009, at her daughter’s home near Centerton. She was born Jan.

25, 1925, in Phoenix, Ariz., to Thomas and Daisy Hoyt Hughes.

She grew up in Abilene, Kan., and moved to Arkansas in 1940. She was employed at Emerson Electric and Union Carbide. Her great pleasures were working, reading, gardening and traveling. She attended classes at NorthWest Arkansas Community College and traveled extensively after her retirement. Besidestouring the United States, she traveled to Canada and many European countries.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Johnson, and siblingsRobert Hughes, Thomas Hughes, Berniece Hughes and Helen Hughes Earnest.

Survivors include her siblings, Mary Johnson, Margaret Coyle, Frankie Langenegger, Becky Hughes and Larry Hughes;

children, Carol Johnson, Carl R. “Johnny” Johnson, Dan Johnson and Cathy, and Laurie Allen and Ken; three grandchildren, Heather Johnson, Johnny Johnson and his wife, Donna (of Pea Ridge), and Jeremiah Allen; and three great-grandchildren, Logan and Todd Johnson and Amanda Edison.

She was buried Dec. 18, 2009, with her husband of 62 years at the National Cemetery in Fayetteville.

Special thanks are due to Dr. David Garrett and the Circle of Life Hospice for helping take care of her during her long illness.

Gary Oxford

Gary Oxford, 50, of Seligman, Mo., died Dec. 14 at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Mo. He was born Dec. 19, 1958, in Rogers, Ark., to Virgil and Janet Oxford.

He worked at Tyson’s Distribution in Rogers and was a Baptist.

Survivors include a daughter, Christina Marie of Wheaton, Mo.; one son, Dustin Ray Allen of Seligman; seven brothers, including John Oxford of Brightwater; and two sisters.

Visitation was Sunday, Dec. 20, at Epting Funeral Home in Bentonville.

Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, at Rambo Cemetery in Rambo.

Fred Clarence Peck

Sergeant Fred Clarence Peck, 94, of Pea Ridge, died Sunday, Dec. 20, at his home. He was born Sept. 12, 1915, at West Olive, Mich., to Clarence Oren Peck and Almira Ann Miles.

He was a veteran of W.W.II serving in the U.S.

Army as a Regimental Sergeant Major and served in the Pacific Theater receiving three bronze battle stars and one bronze battle star for the Philippine Liberation. He witnessed the signing of the Peace Treaty in Tokyo Bay.

He met and married his wife, Helen King, at Fort Riley in Junction City, Kan., March 13, 1943, and they celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary in 2009.

Peck was employed by Grand Haven Stamped Products for over 39 yearswhere he was the shipping and receiving supervisor.

The couple moved from Michigan to northwest Arkansas in 1977 and to Pea Ridge in 1979 to make their home.

Peck accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior and Lord as a boy at Spring Lake Baptist Church and was currently a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Bentonville. He was a hunter, fisherman, enjoyed sports-football, baseball and was an avid golfer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Marguerite Kemmer; and one brother, Harry Peck.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Peck of the home; one son, Kenneth Fred Peck of Austin, Texas; one daughter, Kathy Bridges and husband, Sam, of Springdale; one brother, Kenneth Peck of Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Nellie Labno of Carefree, Ariz.;

and one granddaughter, Heather Marrs of Washington.

Visitation was Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Liberty Baptist Church.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Liberty Baptist Church in Bentonville, with pastor Rex Rodgers officiating.

Burial was at Bentonville Cemetery under the direction of Sisco Funeral Home of Pea Ridge.

Memorials may be made to Liberty Baptist Church, P.O. Box 618, Bentonville, AR, 72712; or Washington Regional Friends of Hospice, c/o Washington Regional Foundation, P.O.

Box 356, Fayetteville, AR, 72702.

Online condolences may be made at

Herbert W. Stephens

Herbert W. Stephens, 82, of Garfield, died Dec.

16, in Springdale, Ark. He was born June 15, 1927, in Pottsville, Penn., to Lester Gordon and Eulah Rice Stephens.

He was a retired major in the Army and formerly a doctor at the University of Arkansas Political Science Department.

Survivors include his wife, Norma LaRue Stephens; a son, Scott Stephens of Lexington, Ken.; a daughter, Vickie Brandt of Dallas, Texas; five grandchildren; and five greatgrandchildren.

Private burial will be at National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Ark.

Cremation arrangements are by Benton County Funeral Home in Rogers, Ark.

On the Record, Pages 3 on 12/23/2009

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