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Michael Anthony Crews (10/01/14)
Michael Anthony Crews, 43, of Leachville passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Auburn, Wash., he was the son of the late Jerry Crews and had lived most of his life in Birmingham, Ala., where he attended the University of Alabama. He was a retired automotive repair specialist and had been a Leachville resident since 2001...
Charles Loyd Giles (09/26/14)
Charles Loyd Giles, 85, of Gosnell passed away Sept. 25, 2014, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born Feb. 8, 1929 in Manila, he was the son of the late Leonard Vaden and Iva Lee Jolliff Giles. Mr. ...
Mildred Jeanette Wells (09/23/14)
Mildred Jeanette Wells, 81, of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, the widow of Charles Edward Wells, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in Tupelo, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Amory and Louise Ramsey Williams and had been a longtime Paragould resident. ...
Robert Lee "Butch" Barber (09/21/14)
Robert Lee "Butch" Barber, 68 of Leachville, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Hamburg, Ark. Born at Mt. Ida, he was the son of the late Robert J. and Gladys Scott Barber and had been a Leachville resident for the past 50 years. He was a long-time City of Leachville employee and member of Assembly of God Church. Mr. Barber loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman...
James Curtis Sharp (09/19/14)
James Curtis Sharp, 88, of Manila passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born in Oakwood, Mo., he was the son of the late Oran F. and Ery Steele Sharp and had been a longtime resident of Sunnyvale, Calif., before making his home in Manila in 1991. ...
Dale Chrisman (09/17/14)
Dale Chrisman, 73, of Jonesboro, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center...
Evelyn Isabelle Bronaugh (09/15/14)
Evelyn Isabelle Bronaugh, 88, of Monette, died Sept. 12, 2014, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was born April 1926 in Leachville to the late Clyde and Martha Ramsey and raised in Monette by her grandmother, Anner Lee Ramsey. ...
Deborah Carol Sexton (09/15/14)
Deborah Carol Sexton, 51, of Lake City, formerly of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday Sept. 14, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 11, 1962, in Morrison, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Larry Drury and had lived much of her life in Leachville. She was a secretary for Home Oil Company and had lived in Lake City for the past 15 years...
Emma Jo Masner Conner (09/15/14)
Emma Jo Masner Conner, 95, of Jonesboro passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born Nov. 17, 1918, in Poplar Ridge to the late Elmore and Meldora Masner. She was a retired teacher and a member of the Monette First Baptist Church. Mrs. Emma Jo enjoyed walking and hiking and loved her family...
Innis Irene Bridges (09/15/14)
Innis Irene Bridges, 93, of Leachville, widow of John Bridges, passed from this life Friday Sept. 12, 2014, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born Jan. 22, 1921, she is the daughter of the late T.C. and Mollie Leonard Owens. She was a lifelong Leachville resident and a member of the Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church near Caraway...
David Junior Lee (09/12/14)
David Junior Lee, 50, of Manila, passed away Wednesday Sept. 10, 2014, at his home. Born in Osceola he was the son of the late Clarence and Helen Parnell Lee and had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was a 1981 graduate of Manila High School, was a retired manager with Home Depot in Jonesboro and a member of the Harvest Fellowship Church in Manila...
Chandler C. Turner (09/12/14)
Chandler C. Turner, 86, of Brighton, Mich., passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Ashley Court of Brighton, Mich. He was born June 13, 1928, in Caraway, the son of Jarvis and Arrila (Gosie) Turner. ...
Danny Joe Warren (09/08/14)
Danny Joe Warren, 55 of Caraway, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at his residence. He was born Sept. 11, 1958, in Luxora to the late Henry and Betty Warren. He will be remembered for living life to the fullest...
Leonard Cecil Sandusky (09/08/14)
Leonard Cecil Sandusky, 85, of Manila, passed away Saturday Sept. 6, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila he was the son of the late George and Pearl Felty Sandusky and had been a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • Scott Ross
    Scott Ross was a former All-American linebacker and brief NFL player. He was a 3-time All-Pac 10 first teamer. He participated in the East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl following his 1990 senior season.
  • Skip E. Lowe
    Skip E. Lowe, real name Sammy Labella, was an American talk show host. He is best known for hosting the public access show Skip E. Lowe Looks at Hollywood, which first aired in 1978. This show, and his persona, was the inspiration behind Martin Short’s Jiminy Glick character. Lowe also appeared in a over a [...]
  • Eric Lynch
    Eric Lynch was better known as Eric the Midget and Eric the Actor. He was a member of The Howard Stern Show’s Wack Pack. He was 3 feet tall and weighed 85 lbs.
  • Rob Bironas
    Rob Bironas was an American football player. After being signed by the NFL’s Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2002, Bironas made his way around arena football before finally landing the job as the Tennessee Titan’s placekicker. He held that position from 2005 to 2013. Bironas, one of the most accurate kickers [...]
  • George Hamilton IV
    George Hamilton IV was a country musician, who got his start in the 1950s as a teen idol. He transitioned to country music in the 60s. He has roughly thirty-five albums (including compilations) to his credit.
  • Richard Kiel
    Richard Kiel was an American actor best known for portraying the James Bond villain Jaws in the films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Others may know Kiel as Mr. Larson in the 1996 Adam Sandler comedy Happy Gilmore. The actor stood nearly seven feet, two inches tall, and his height, coupled with his [...]
  • Sean O'Haire
    Sean O’Haire was a professional wrestler, kickboxer, and martial artist. His real name was just Sean Haire. He appeared in both WCW and WWE wrestling. He was a three-time WCW World Tag Team Champion, and was named Rookie of the Year in 2000 by Wrestling Observer. He retired from wrestling in 2006, and went on [...]
  • Joan Rivers
    Joan Rivers (real name Joan Molinksy) was an actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. She co-hosted Fashion Police, starred in Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, and appeared in a number of films and TV shows, but was probably known best for her stand-up comedy.
  • Jimi Jamison
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  • Stephen Lee
    Stephen Lee was a character actor from New Jersey, who appeared in over 200 television shows over the years, in addition to nearly 40 movies, including Robocop 2, Dolls, and La Bamba.