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Billy Ray Weeks (10/14/14)
Billy Ray Weeks, 55, of Arkoma, Okla., passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at his home. Mr. Weeks was born Jan. 11, 1959 in Caraway, Ark., to Willis and Lena Kelems Weeks. Mr. Weeks was of the Baptist faith, an Army veteran, played the guitar and loved to fish...
Reynaldo Cerda Barajas (10/14/14)
Reynaldo Cerda Barajas, 70, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born Nov. 30, 1943, in Linares Nuevo Leon, Mexico, he was the son of the late Jose and Maria De Jesus Cerda Barajas and had lived most of his life in Harlingen, Texas. He had been a Leachville resident since 1990 and was a retired cotton ginner for Adams Land Company. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Blytheville...
Ricky Joe Philhours (10/07/14)
Ricky Joe Philhours, 61, of Leachville passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late Willis and Eva Mae Wicker Philhours and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. ...
Mearl Lee McCormick (10/07/14)
Mearl Lee McCormick, 70, of Caraway died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Rivervale she was the daughter of the late Jessie and Opal Nelson Moore and had been a lifelong area resident. She retired from American Greetings in Osceola after 33 years of service and was a member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church...
John Wiley Overstreet (10/07/14)
John Wiley Overstreet, 81, of Scottsdale, Ariz., passed away Sept. 12, 2014, in Phoenix, Ariz. Although he came from humble beginnings in Balch, Ark., he was always a class act and a true gentleman. ...
Johnny D. Crum (10/02/14)
Johnny D. Crum, 68, of Monette, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born March 15, 1946, in Arbyrd, Mo., to the late Elmo and Jessie Doherty Crum. Mr. Crum was the former owner of Closed Circuit Security and will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather...
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. ...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • Elizabeth Peña
    Elizabeth Peña was an actress and film director. She appeared in numerous movies and TV shows including Jacob’s Ladder and Modern and Family.
  • Jan Hooks
    Jan Hooks was an actress and comedian best known for being a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1991. She also appeared in a number of television and film roles including: Designing Women, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, and Batman Returns.
  • Sarah Goldberg
    Sarah Goldberg was an actress, who appeared on 7th Heaven and 90210. She was landed a role in Jurassic Park III after moving out west to pursue a career in acting. She also went by Sarah Danielle Madison.
  • 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 [...]