Earnest "Peno" H. Putman

Earnest "Peno" H. Putman age 90, passed away Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Chamber Memorial Hospital. He was born July 17, 1920 in Waveland, Ark. to the late Joe & Sinda Fredrick Putman. He was a Veteran of World War II serving in the Coast Guard aboard the SS Morris, retired from the US Corp of Engineers at Blue Mountain. Peno was a long time farmer, raising cattle on the farm at the foot of Mt. Magazine. Preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Eunice Beatty and Laura Elmer. Survivors include wife of 65 years, Ima Biggs Putman; children & spouses, Jeanne & John Andrews of Booneville; Janice & Dewayne Mack of Kirby; Ronnie Putman of Waveland; Dennis Putman of Waveland; grandchildren, Melody Weidman; Justin Andrews; Simon Mack; Josh Allen; Casie Mack; Sherman Putman; Shawn Mattson; Charity Smith; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Edith Daves of Booneville; Jimmie Bell Putman of Placerville, Calif. Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at Moore's Chapel Church with Rev. Phil Sturdy officiating. Burial will be at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. Pallbearers include Justin Andrews, Josh Allen, Simon Mack, Sherman Putman, Shawn Mattson and Shaun Weidman. Memorials may be made to: Waveland Community Church, c/o Ruby McKee, 25858 W. Hwy. 10, Havana, Ark. 72842. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Danville, Ark.

Published November 9, 2010

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