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Obituaries Siloam Springs

Alma Beck Liles

Alma Beck Likes, 99, of Anaheim, Calif., died Jan. 10, 2012, in Anaheim, where she lived most of her life.

She was born Jan. 13, 1912, in Delaware County, Okla.

She moved to California with her first husband. After his death, she married Buck Liles.

She was a member of First Baptist Church for 20 years.

She is survived by two nieces, Avis Vaughn of Colcord, Okla. and Elnora Day of Catoosa, Okla.; and nine nephews, Roger Beck, Tim Beck, Don Beck, David Beck, all of Colcord, Dennis McLemore of Grove, Okla., Charles Beck of Tahlequah, Okla., Darrell Beck of Jay, Okla., Jim Beck of Blackwell, Okla., and Keith Beck of Siloam Springs, Ark.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 18, 2012, at Dickson Cemetery near Cherokee City, Ark., with the Rev. Dennis Weeks officiating.

To sign the online guest book, visit www. wassonfuneralhome. com.

Wasson Funeral Home in Siloam Springs is in charge of local arrangements.

Helen Tillery Pickell

Helen Tillery Pickell, 94, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Jan. 15, 2012, in Tulsa.

She was a retired office manager.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Jan. 19, 2012, at Freeman Harris Funeral Home in Tulsa.

Graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Jan. 19, 2012, in Bell Cemetery in West Siloam Springs, Okla.

Freeman Harris Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Norman Dean Stricker

Norman Dean Stricker, 56, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Jan. 13, 2012, at Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 11, 1955, in Woodward, Okla., to Harold and Mary Margaret Stricker.

He enjoyed gardening, playing table games and was affiliated with the Springtown Seventh-day Adventist Church.

He is survived by his mother of the home; and two brothers, Larry Stricker of Oaks, Okla., and Bob Stricker of the home.

Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Siloam Springs was in charge of cremation arrangements.

Marion Pat Toyer

Marion Pat Toyer, 88, of Siloam Springs, Ark., died Jan. 9, 2012, at Ozark Community Hospital in Gravette, Ark.

She was born May 2, 1923, in San Pedro, Calif., to Bernard and Henrietta Bell.

She is survived by a son, John Toyer Jr. and wife Susan of Fairfield Bay, Ark.; a daughter, Judy Schaible and husband Jack of Bella Vista, Ark.; a brother, Richard Bell and wife Carol of Harbor City, Calif., a sister, Grace Brumbelow and husband Hal of Torrance, Calif.; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs.

To sign the online guestbook, visit

Benton County Funeral Home in Rogers, Ark., was in charge of arrangements.

Published January 18, 2012