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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. ...
William Van Riggs, Jr. (09/01/14)
William Van Riggs, Jr., 89, of Leachville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Kennett, Mo., he was the son of the late William Van Riggs, Sr. and Eula O'Neal Riggs and was raised in Leachville. ...
Phillip (Doc) Nuckols (09/01/14)
Phillip (Doc) Nuckols Norfork Phillip (Doc) Nuckols, 74, of Norfork passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center. Phillip was born April 25, 1940 in Lost Cane, to the late Trumon Harrison and Lois Lee (Ingram) Nuckols. ...
Flora Louise Mooney (09/01/14)
Flora Louise Mooney of Caraway, departed this life Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, at the age of 89. She was born March 11, 1925 in Center, Miss., the daughter of Joseph Raymond Kelley and Eva Mae Ballard Kelley. ...
Carl Owen Beck, Jr. (09/01/14)
Carl Owen Beck, Jr., 62, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at his home. Born in Alton, Ill., he was the son of the late Carl Owen and Dorothy Robinson Beck and had lived most of his adult life in Wichita, Kan., before making his home in Manila. ...
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. ...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • 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
    Jimi Jamison was an American musician, best known as the frontman of the 80s radio mainstay Survivor. Jamison also co-wrote and performed the theme song for the TV show Baywatch.
  • 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 [...]