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Larry Jackson (09/04/15)
Larry Ellis Jackson, 69, of Marion, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Baptist Memorial East Hospital, Memphis. Larry was born Feb. 10, 1946, to the late Ira and Thelma Jackson of Leachville...
Eva Mae McCullough (09/03/15)
Eva Mae McCullough, 87, of Manila, passed from this life, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born June 13, 1928, in Dell to the late Austin and Lola Elizabeth Johnson Glover, she was a 1946 graduate of Manila High School and was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church...
Clarence A. Holt (08/31/15)
Clarence A. Holt, 89, of Walnut Ridge, former Manila area resident, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Jan. 5, 1926, in Swifton to the late Clifford and Pearl Barnes Holt and moved to Manila with his family as a young boy. ...
Wayne Lloyd Mifflin (08/27/15)
Wayne Lloyd Mifflin, 85, of Manila died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 15, 1930, in Manila, he was the son of the late Alfred and Esther Moore Mifflin and was a graduate of Childress High School. ...
Retha Harpe (08/27/15)
Retha Harpe, 85, of Lake City passed away Aug. 25, 2015 in Germantown, Tenn. She was born Jan. 14, 1930, in Black Oak to the late Andrew Jackson Mangrum and Stella Mae Porter Mangrum. Retha was retired from Methodist Hospital in Memphis and became a housewife who enjoyed cooking, sewing and traveling. ...
Donald Ray Strickland (08/27/15)
Clinton, Tenn. -- Donald Ray Strickland, 77, passed away peacefully Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. Raised in Black Oak, Don was the youngest of Billy and Etta Strickland's 13 children. He was a graduate of Monette High School and Arkansas State University. ...
Jimmie D. Bollinger (08/27/15)
Jimmie D. Bollinger, 83, of Ravenden, former longtime Manila resident, passed from this life Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. Born in Manila to the late Samuel A. ...
Charles Randolph "Randy" Luttrell (08/24/15)
Charles Randolph "Randy" Luttrell, 71, of Leachville died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at the V.A. ...
Keith Allen Davidson (08/24/15)
Keith Allen Davidson, 56, of Jonesboro died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at St.Bernards Medical Center. Born in Kennett, Mo., he was the son of the late Vernon A. Davidson and had been a longtime resident of Jonesboro. He was a certified welder and a retired heavy equipment operator for the City of Jonesboro...
Dorotha J. "Dot" Keating (08/20/15)
Mrs. Dorotha J."Dot" Keating, 78, of Hornersville, Mo., passed away Aug. 18, 2015, at the NEA Hospital in Jonesboro. Born Aug. 5, 1937 in Hornersville to the late George and Georgia Fleeman Jaco, she had been a lifetime area resident. ...
Mary Cullum (08/17/15)
Mary Cullum, 72, of Monette, passed away Sunday Aug. 9, 2015. She was born Nov. 18, 1942, in Lake City. She was a homemaker, who loved her Lord and her family. Mrs. Mary was a member of the Monette Church of Christ. She enjoyed talking to her friends on the phone...
Kenneth Randall Ryan (08/10/15)
Monette -- Kenneth Randall Ryan, 55, passed away Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. He was born Aug. 1, 1960 in Jonesboro. He was a member of the Black Oak Church of Christ and a loving son, father and grandfather. He enjoyed Buffalo Island Central basketball, fishing, and going to the lake. He loved his family and his dog, Toby...
Glen Willis Burks (08/09/15)
Jonesboro -- Glen Willis Burks, 74, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. He was born Feb. 8, 1941, in Monette to the late Charley Thomas and Fannie Mae Casey Burks. He served his country proudly in the United States Army. He retired from USAA Insurance Company. He enjoyed fishing, hot rods and classic cars. His passion was foreign missions and he was a faithful member of The Rock Church in Jonesboro...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • Wes Craven
    Wes Craven was a film director, writer, producer, and actor best known for creating what are considered some of the most landmark horror films of all time, including A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Last House on the Left, and Scream. Other well-known titles include: The Hills Have Eyes, Shocker, The People Under the Stairs, […]
  • Darryl Dawkins
    Darryl Dawkins was a famous NBA player who played for the Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Nets, Detroit Pistons, and Utah Jazz. His nickname was Chocolate Thunder, and he was known for his dunks, which shattered backboards on more than one occasion and led to the NBA adopting breakaway rims.
  • Justin Wilson
    Justin Wilson was a race car driver from the U.K. who began competing part-time in the IndyCar Series before his death. He drove the No. 25 Honda for Andretti Autosport.
  • Bob Johnston
    Bob Johnston was a record producer best known for producing albums for Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Leonard Cohen, and Simon and Garfunkel. Albums from his discography include: Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited, Blonde on Blonde, John Wesley Harding, Nashville Kyline, Self Portrait and New Morning; Simon and Garfunkel’s Sound of Silence and Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and […]
  • Bud Yorkin
    Bud Yorkin was a film and TV producer, director, writer, and actor. He is best known for work on showsl ike All in the Family, Maude, The Jeffersons, Sanford and Sons, and Different Strokes.
  • Yvonne Craig
    Yvonne Craig was a ballet dancer and actress best known for playing Batgirl on the 1960s Batman TV show. She also played Marta in an episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. Films Craig appeared in include Gidget, Seven Women from Hell, Kissin’ Cousins, Ski Party, Mars Needs Women, One Spy Too Many, In Like […]
  • Julian Bond
    Julian Bond was an activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, as well as a politician, a professor, and a writer. He helped establish the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the 1960s and was chairman of the NAACP. He was also elected to four terms in the Georgia House of Representatives and six […]
  • Tony Lara
    Tony Lara was a ship captain known for his appearance on the Discovery Channel reality program Deadliest Catch. He was on Season 7 with the Cornelia Marie fishing vessel.
  • Buddy Baker
    Buddy Baker (whose real name was Elzie Wylie Baker, Jr.) was an American NASCAR driver. He was named one of NASCAR’s 50 Greatest Drivers in 1998, and was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1995. He won the 1980 Daytona 500, the 1970 Southern 500, the 1968, 1972, and 1973 World 600, […]
  • Sean Price
    Sean Price was a rapper and member of the group Boot Camp Clik. He was also part of the hip hop duo Heltah Skeltah.