Obituaries 03/07/16

Betty D. Boozer

Betty D. Boozer, 72, of Batesville, formerly of Horseshoe Lake died Saturday, March 5, 2016, in Batesville. Mrs. Boozer was a member of West Baptist Church in Batesville and a home maker. She is survived by her husband, Bill Boozer; two daughters, Tamela Townzen (Thomas) and Deanna McDermott (Vince); a son, Scott Boozer (Christi); five sisters; four brothers; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2016, at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home with services on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 10 a.m., at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home with burial at Crittenden Memorial Park. Online guestbook at

Steven Foster Wiles

Steven Foster Wiles, 78, passed away Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. He was born March 23, 1937, in Memphis, to the late Virnus and Nellie Laughlin Wiles. Retired First Sgt. Wiles served his county proudly for 23 years in the United States Marine Corp. He was an avid bowler and loved to play softball. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and Poppy. He is survived by his wife, Wilda “Jean” Wiles; his children, Debra Wiles Henry (Raymond) of Vanndale, Donna Wiles Tuttle (Vance) of Litchfield Park, Arizona, David A. Wiles (Ladonna) of Salina, Kansas and Derek E. Wiles (Lori) of Olathe, Kansas; a brother, Robert A. Wiles (JoAnn) of Big Bear City, California; a sister, Mary Lou Blair (Ray) of Covina, California; half-sisters, Sharon Leach (Harold), Barbara Eiseley (Robert) and Linda Carpenter (George); sister-in-law, Janice Wiles; twelve grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Stanley E. Wiles; sisters, Marilyn Yager and Joann Thweatt. A full military graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 7, 2016, at Arkansas Veteran’s Cemetery in Birdeye, with Rev. Don Pucik officiating under the direction of Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home. Online:


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