Index to Obituaries
Most are from Garland County (including Hot Springs) and Saline County, Arkansas.
The Melting Pot Genealogical Society has archived more than 70,000 obituaries from The Hot Springs Sentinel-Record (Garland County, Arkansas) for the years 1996-1999, and 2005-current date. The collection also includes member submitted obituaries from other cities and states for various years.
This is an index. Actual obituaries and death notices are not available online.
To order a copy of an obituary follow instruction here. Remember, some obituaries may have no more information than the date of death.
A city is listed if there is a city given in the obituary. The city does not necessarily reflect the place of death but usually the residence. If no city is listed then most likely the death occured in the city where the newspaper is published. Example: “SR,” would be Hot Springs.
Go here to see a list of Newspaper and Funeral Home abbreviations.
The obituaries are filed alphabetically. Click on the first letter of the surname.
The following must be requested from Patti Vance Hays
and not the Melting Pot Genealogical Society.
Patti Vance Hays Obituary Collection