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Frances G. Honnoll (12/19/14)
Mrs. Frances G. Honnoll, 93 of Newport, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 17,2014, at White County Medical Center in Searcy. Born in Ripley, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Myrtle Williams Riggins and was a former longtime Leachville resident and member of the Church of Christ. ...
Fay Boling-Fisher (12/19/14)
Fay Boling-Fisher, 53, of Manila, died Tuesday Dec. 16, 2014, at Saint Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Born in Monette, she was the daughter of the late Charles Boling and had been a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Richmond Delano Pace (12/15/14)
Richmond Delano Pace, 68, of Leachville, passed from this life Dec. 14, 2014, at his home. Born at Paden, Miss., he was the son of the late Harmon and Thelma Barnes Pace and had been a Leachville resident since 1979. He was retired from Milwaukee Tool Company in Blytheville. His favorite past time was running his hunting dogs and sitting in the shade of his favorite trees...
Fredia Lewallen (12/15/14)
Fredia Lewallen, 85, of Corning passed away Dec. 11, 2014, at her daughter's home in Caraway. Born July 14, 1929, in Black Rock, Mrs. Lewallen was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and cooking. She was of the Church of Christ faith...
Gary Dale Gilley (12/15/14)
Gary Dale Gilley, 66, of Lake City, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. He died at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis from injuries sustained in a house explosion on Nov.29, 2014, near Lake City...
Odelene Ford (12/15/14)
Mrs. Odelene Ford, 92, of Manila, died early Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Jan. 27, 1922, in Bald Knob to the late James and Beulah Smith, she was raised in Dyess and had been a Manila area resident for over 60 years. ...
Ola Mae Fletcher (12/15/14)
Monette Mrs. Ola Mae Fletcher, 73, of Monette, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness. Born Oct. 17, 1941 in Kennett, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Robert and JoAnn Stanley Smith and had been a long time area resident. ...
Orville "Cotton" Morris (12/10/14)
Orville "Cotton" Morris, 77, longtime Manila resident, died early Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born Feb. 19, 1937, in Jonesboro, he was the son of the late Haywood and Bessie Wagner Morris and had been a lifelong area resident. Cotton was a retired farmer and auto mechanic and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila...
David Harold Cohn (12/09/14)
David Harold Cohn, 66, of Lake City passed away Nov. 24, 2014, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born June 6, 1948, in Monette, he was the son of the late James and Geneva Thomas Cohn and been a long time area resident. Mr. Cohn enjoyed watching television and spending time with his family and friends...
Lola Joyce Robins (12/09/14)
Lola Joyce Robins Lake City Lola Joyce Robins, 71, of Lake City, widow of Jerry Mac Robins, passed from this life Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born and raised in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late L.A. ...
Paula Sue Lincoln Gragg (12/05/14)
Paula Sue Lincoln Gragg, 53, of Jonesboro, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She has lived in Jonesboro since 1981, moving there from Maynard. ...
David Harold Cohn (12/05/14)
David Harold Cohn, 66, of Lake City passed away Nov. 24, 2014, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born June 6, 1948, in Monette, he was the son of the late James and Geneva Thomas Cohn and been a long time area resident. Mr. Cohn enjoyed watching television and spending time with his family and friends...
Danna Glass (12/02/14)
Danna Glass, 76 of Cabot passed away Nov. 29, 2014, at St. Vincent's Infirmary. She was born Oct. 21, 1938, in Fort Sill, Okla., the daughter of Paul and Mazie Robbins. She was preceded in death by her ever adoring husband, Byron H. Glass; her parents, Paul and Mazie Robbins; and her precious sister, Paulette Smith...
Karen Frances Edwards (12/01/14)
Karen Frances Edwards, 68, of Leachville, widow of Richard "Dick" Edwards, passed from this life Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 12, 1945, she took great pride in being the first baby born at the former Rodman Hospital in Leachville. ...
Emma Jean McGrew (12/01/14)
Emma Jean McGrew, age 76, of Manila, passed from this life, Saturday Nov. 29, 2014, at her home. Born in Arbyrd, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Julia Elizabeth Jackman and was a 1957 graduate of Arbyrd High School. She had lived in Indiana for 37 years before returning to Manila in 1994...
Dorris Velma Dunkerson (11/26/14)
Dorris Velma Dunkerson, 88, of Black Oak passed Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 19, 1926, in Jonesboro to the late Leonard and Jennie Kirksey and spent her entire life in the Black Oak and Caraway area. ...
Constance Delene McComas (11/24/14)
Constance Delene McComas, 63, of Leachville, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at her home. Born at Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Roberta Powell Mayo and had been a longtime resident of Kalamazoo, Mich., before making her home in Leachville a year ago...
Gwen Nance Harrison (11/24/14)
Gwen Nance Harrison, 89, of Manila, widow of Bill Harrison, passed away Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late William and Sarah Beasley Nance and was a lifelong area resident. Mrs. Nance was a retired nurses aide and a longtime member of Soul's Harbor Pentecostal Church...
Estella Poe Dortch (11/24/14)
Estella Poe Dortch, 96, of Rogers, former longtime Leachville resident and widow of Lee Roy "Pete" Dortch, passed from this life Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 in Rogers. Born Oct. 24, 1918, in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Jerry and Blanche Bean Poe and was a retired seamstress. ...
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