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Debra Lynn Barnes (03/24/15)
Debra Lynn Barnes, 62, of Manila, died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 13, 1952, at Wilson, she was the daughter of the late Hermon and Leona Goldman Mofield and was raised in the Joiner and Bassett areas. She had been a Manila resident for the past 10 years and was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ...
Keith Alan Williamson (03/22/15)
Keith Williamson, 45, of Marmaduke passed from this life on Sunday, March 15, 2015. He was born Feb. 9, 1970, to Walter Don and Shirley Presley Williamson. He was a member of Beech Grove Baptist Church and he loved to hunt...
Michael Duane Robins (03/18/15)
Michael Duane Robins, age 44, of Lake City, died Sunday March 15, 2015, at his home. Born in Douglas, Mich., he was the son of the late Jerry Mac and Lola Joyce Chadwick Robins, and had been a Lake City resident since 1974. ...
Garland Wayne Platz (03/18/15)
Garland Wayne Platz, 70 of Lake City, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House surrounded by his loving wife, children, grandchildren and family members as well as the many people he touched throughout his life...
Richard Harold George (03/18/15)
Richard Harold George, 74 of Caraway, passed away Monday, March 16, 2015, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. He was born September 25, 1940, in Kennett, Mo., to the late Olen and Helen George. ...
J.B. Simpson (03/16/15)
J.B. Simpson, 86, of Manila, died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born April 6, 1928, in Calhoun City, Miss., he had been a Manila area resident for over 80 years and was the son of the late William Morris and Clara Harrellson Simpson. ...
Betty Roe (03/16/15)
Betty Lou Roe, 87, longtime Leachville resident and widow of Finis Roe, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 4, 1927, in Caraway, she was the daughter of the late Welzie and Emma Smith Houchin and was a 1944 graduate of Lepanto High School. ...
Harold Edward Posey, Sr. (03/16/15)
Harold Edward Posey Sr., 78, of Leachville, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Harold was born Nov. 21, 1936, in Steele, Mo., and graduated from Wardell High School in 1955. ...
Dorothy Brewer Penter (03/16/15)
Dorothy Brewer Penter, 84, of Lake City, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 6, 1931, in the Hackberry community, near Caraway, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Davis and Meda Ragsdale Harlan and was a 1949 graduate of Caraway Central High School. ...
John Wesley Moore, Jr. (03/16/15)
John Wesley Moore, Jr., 56, of Leachville died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 2, 1958, in Kennett, Mo., to the late John Wesley and Rita Baker Moore, he had been a lifelong resident of the Leachville-Manila areas. John was a 1976 graduate of Manila High School and was a retired machinist...
Ralph Edmond Barton, Jr. (03/16/15)
Ralph Edmond Barton, Jr., 60, of Leachville, died Friday, March 13, 2013, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A Newport native, he was the son of the late Ralph and Vennie Davis Barton and had been a Leachville resident for many years. He was active in the community and had served as a first responder and volunteer fireman...
Joe Martin "Marty" Wilkinson (03/10/15)
Joe Martin "Marty" Wilkinson, 54, of Caraway passed away Monday, March 09, 2015, at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Mr. Wilkinson was born April 27, 1960, in Memphis to Kilborn and Louise Wilkinson. Mr. Wilkinson enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching football and spending time with his family...
Dorothy Lola Nance (03/10/15)
Monette Dorothy Lola Nance, 91, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born March 7, 1924, in Monette to the late Daniel and Blanche Logan Salmon. She was a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Full Gospel Church. She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother...
Donald Gerald Bridges (03/09/15)
Donald Gerald Bridges, 75, of Leachville, died Monday, March 2, 2015, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late John and Innis Owens Bridges and had lived most of his life in the Leachville and Monette areas. A 1957 graduate of Monette High School, he later served in the Army National Guard, and was of the Baptist faith...
Joseph Chapin (03/09/15)
Joseph Chapin, 74, of Searcy, former longtime Manila resident, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at the White County Medical Center in Searcy. Born July 13, 1940, to the late Joe and Delilah Walling Chapin he had lived most of his life in Manila. Joseph has no immediate survivors...
Wayva Joy Hollis (03/09/15)
Wayva Joy Hollis, 86 of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday March 8, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Walter Lee and Mildred Lewis Ross and was a 1947 graduate of Senath High School. ...
Lloyd Ray Long (03/09/15)
Lloyd Ray Long, age 79, of Leachville, passed from this life, Thursday March 5, 2015, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. The son of the late John Washington and Lillian Burt Long, he was born in Rosie, Ark., and had been a Leachville area resident since 1950. ...
Sue Westmorlan (03/03/15)
Mrs. Sue Westmorlan, 71, of Manila, passed away Feb. 4, 2015, at the NHC Healthcare in Kennett, Mo. Born Aug. 31, 1943, in Hornersville, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Ellis and Gladys Bounds Cole and had been a longtime area resident. Mrs. Westmorlan enjoyed drawing, painting and gardening...
Ed Lambert (03/03/15)
Manila -- Ed Lambert, 61, of Manila died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at his home. Born July 27, 1953, in Parkin, he was the son of the late Charles and Dorothy Patterson Lambert and had been a Manila resident for over 50 years. ...
MyrnaDee Kisner (03/03/15)
Black Oak -- Myrna Dee Kisner, 79, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 at her residence. She was born April 5, 1935, in Black Oak to the late Marvin and Lorine Armstrong. She was a homemaker and an active member of the Black Oak Church of Christ. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother who loved her family, church and enjoyed fishing and reading...
William Lindsey (03/02/15)
William "Bill" Erskine Lindsey of Falmouth, Ky., formerly of Manila, Ark., passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at St. Elizabeth, Edgewood, Ky. He was the son of L.B. and Audie Mae Lindsey. He was a short and long distance truck driver for over 45 years and a teamster...
Vernon Arthur Davidson (03/02/15)
Vernon Arthur Davidson, 78, of Kennett, Mo., passed from this life Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at his home. Born in Kennett, he was the son of the late Vessie Herbert and Drusilla Sanders Davidson and had been a lifelong southeast Missouri resident. ...
Roger Lynn Daggett (03/02/15)
Roger Lynn Daggett, 49, of Jonesboro passed away Feb. 26, 2015, at his home. Born July 23, 1965, in Manila, he was the son of Jim and Mildred Martin Sellers and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caraway. Mr. Daggett was an avid outdoorsman and loved kayaking, canoeing and being at Spring River...
Billy Joe Ketchum (03/02/15)
Billy Joe Ketchum, 82, of Norman, Okla., passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, after a five year battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 20, 1932, in Manila, Ark., to Hubert and Ola (Fleeman) Ketchum...
Opal McCowan (02/25/15)
Opal McCowan, 87, of Rivervale, Ark., passed from this life on Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015, in Jonesboro. She was born on Oct. 2, 1927, in Stonewall, Ark., to Charles and Ida Mannon Nelson. Mrs. ...
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