Billy Gene Yother, 73, of Mulberry died Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. He was born May 8, 1942, graduated from Altus High School in 1960 and served eight years in the Air Force, including two tours in Vietnam and duty in Turkey and Korea. He was an employee of Whirlpool Corp. in Fort Smith, where he retired after 30 years as a truck driver for the company.

He is survived by his wife, Janis; a son, Joseph Yother; a brother, Sonny; a sister, Jo-Ann; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Westfield Chapel.