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Floyd Stone (08/26/14)
Floyd Stone, 65, of Manila passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at his home. Mr. Stone was born July 14, 1949, in Manila to Bennie and Loretta Starkey Stone. He enjoyed making duck calls and riding motorcycles...
Thomas Wayne Steen (08/26/14)
Thomas Wayne Steen, 76, of Marked Tree, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Mr. Steen was born May 7, 1938, to the late William Clay and Bertie Mae James Steen in Corinth, Miss. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing...
Robert "Eddie" Edward Rolland (08/26/14)
Jonesboro -- Robert "Eddie" Edward Rolland, 61, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born July 12, 1953, in Flint, Mich. Eddie served his country proudly in the United States Air Force. He was an auctioneer for Leele's Market and loved everybody and never met a stranger. He will be remembered as a loving husband, son, father and grandfather...
Carl Owen Beck, Jr. (08/26/14)
Carl Owen Beck, Jr. age 62, of Manila, died Sunday August 24, 2014 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila. Guest register at http://www.howardfuneralservice.com/...
Helen L. Faulkner (08/26/14)
Helen L. Faulkner, 90 of Caraway, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Jan. 16, 1924, in Caraway to the late James and Elzie Stone. She and her husband farmed for many years in the Caraway area and their cattle farm near Brookland. Mrs. Helen was a member of the Caraway First Baptist Church...
Norman Williams (08/19/14)
Norman Williams, 78, a lifelong resident of Black Oak, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Williams was born Feb. 7, 1936, in Black Oak to the late Jake "JK" and Eva Fisher Williams. ...
Gerald Wayne Daniel (08/18/14)
Gerald Wayne Daniel, 67, of Manila died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Nov. 12, 1946, in Leachville, to the late Guy Martin and Bessie Mae McCraw Daniel, he had been a lifelong Manila resident and retired from the City of Manila after more than 30 years with the water department. Gerald was of the Baptist faith...
Larry D. Osborn (08/18/14)
Larry D. Osborn, "Mr. Osborn," departed this life Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Jonesboro, at the age of 69. He was born Oct. 13, 1944, in Black Oak, the son of the late J.E. Osborn and Sally Wilson Osborn. ...
Donald Melton Brooks (08/10/14)
Donald "Donnie" Melton Brooks, age 81, of Manila died Friday August 8, 2014, at his home. Born Nov. 4, 1932, at Manila, he was the son of the late Clarence and Zephyr Thomas Brooks and had been a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Omer Franklin "Frank" Spurlock (08/10/14)
Brooklyn, Ohio -- Omer Franklin "Frank" Spurlock, 74, passed from this life on May 29, 2014, in the company of his loving sister, Mary Bess, while they were visiting their cousin, Esther Ruth Lorance Jones, at her home in Bryant, Ark...
H.M. "Tink" Wimberley (08/10/14)
H.M. "Tink" Wimberley departed this life Aug. 4, 2014, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Tink was born Aug. 12, 1928, at Etowah to Monroe and Emma Wimberley and moved to the Macey Community at a young age. ...
Zachary Max Jackson (08/10/14)
Zachary Max Jackson, infant son of John and Chandra Pesce Jackson, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Zachary was preceded in death by a sister, Angelica Dawn Jackson, his maternal grandmother, Sarah Pesce, and his paternal grandfather, Bo Jackson...
Anabeth Holt (08/05/14)
Anabeth Holt, 83, of the Milligan Ridge community near Manila, widow of Gene Holt, passed from this life Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born May 6, 1931, in Manila, she was the daughter of the late W.M. ...
Pamela L. Searcy Carter Doster (08/04/14)
Pamela L. Searcy Carter Doster of Tampa, Fla., died July 15, 2014, from injuries sustained in a boating accident. She was born July 5, 1969, to Ron L. Searcy and Rose Mary Polston. She was preceded in death by a sister, Rhonda Sims, and stepfather, Lowell E. Polston...
Linda Ruth Powell (08/04/14)
Linda Ruth Powell, 65, of Manila died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Leachville she was the daughter of the late Henry and Carrie Lovelace Shipley and had been a longtime resident of Gary, Ind., before making her home in Manila 13 years ago...
Melinda Kay Myers Edgin (08/04/14)
Melinda Kay Myers Edgin, 41, of Hot Springs, formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Leachville. Born in Osceola, she was a graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She had been a Hot Springs resident for the past four months...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • 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.
  • Richard Attenborough
    Richard Attenborough was an English actor, director, and producer whose career spanned seven decades. As a director and producer, Attenborough is best known for the 1982 biopic Gandhi – which won Academy Awards for directer, lead acting, and Best Picture. As an actor, Attenborough had a sizable list of credits, but is best known for [...]
  • Don Pardo
    Don Pardo was a radio and television announcer best known as the guy who said “It’s Saturday Night Live,” and announced the cast on the show for many years. Even after retiring from NBC, he continiued to provide voiceover services for the show. He was a member of the Television Hall of Fame. During his [...]
  • Jay Adams
    Jay Adams was an American skateboarder, though of as one of if not the most influential of all time. He was part of the legendary Z-Boys skating group, and was the subject of the much-acclaimed 2011 documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys and the subsequent dramatization of his story, 2005′s Lords of Dogtown.
  • Edith Flagg
    Edith Flagg was a fashion designer and philanthropist, who was most recently known to appear on the reality television show Million Dollar Listing, advising her grandson, Josh Flagg. She was also a holocaust survivor.
  • Lauren Bacall
    Lauren Bacall was an American film icon who graced many important movies in the “Golden Age” of American cinema. She’s well known for starring alongside Humphrey Bogart in the films To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Dark Passage, and Key Largo. She married Bogart in 1945 and was with him until his death [...]
  • Robin Williams
    Robin Williams really needs no introduction. You know who he is. He was a beloved actor and comedian, who broke out in the late 70s as Mork in Mork & Mindy, then went on to star in a slew of hugely popular films, such as Good Morning, Vietnam, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting, Aladdin, [...]
  • Marilyn Burns
    Marilyn Burns was an American actress best known for her role in the 70s horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. She also starred in the TV miniseries Helter Skelter, about the Charles Mason trial.
  • Jim Brady
    Jim Brady was an assistant to President Ronald Reagan. He was permanently disabled as a result of the attempted assassination of Reagan, and became a gun control advocate. He is the namesake of the famous Brady Bill.
  • Dick Smith
    Dick Smith was a Hollywood makeup artist. His nickname, ‘The Godfather of Makeup’, could have come from the fact that he was responsible for turning Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone for The Godfather – or it could just be a reference to his giant influence in the field. Smith also worked on films such as [...]