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Obituaries from June 2001

Jewell Redman - Manila (06/06/01)
Jewell Redman, 65, of Manila, died Saturday, May 26, 2001, at Harris Hospital in Newport. He was a retired construction worker and of the Pentecostal belief. He had lived in Bloomington, Ill., before retiring and moving to Northeast Arkansas. Survivors include four brothers, Jessie Redman of Harvard, Ill., Harry Redman of Robinson Creek, Ky., Clarence Smith of Wonder Lake, Ill., and Evert Moore of Woodstock, Ill...
Oscar Leland Doty - Bay (06/13/01)
Oscar Leland Doty, 74, of Bay died Monday, June 4, 2001, at his home. Born at Needham, he was retired from American Marine in Tacoma, Wash., and was a member of the Assembly of God. Survivors include his wife, Erma Lee Coy Doty of the home; three daughters, Linda Olson of Jonesboro, Patricia Llewellyn of Boise, Id., and Nancy Menhorn of Atlanta; a brother, John Doty of Trumann; a sister, Ruby Holt of Lake City; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren...
Muriel Abner Robinson - Leachville (06/20/01)
Muriel Abner Robinson, 82, prominent Leachville farmer and widower of Bernice Hill Robinson, died Sunday, June 10, 2001, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. The son of the late James and Voline Robinson, he was a lifelong Leachville resident and had farmed for 68 years in the Buckeye Community. He was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church...
Lester J. Barringer - Caraway (06/20/01)
Lester J. Barringer, 86, of Caraway, died Sunday, June 10, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was retired from American Greetings, member of the Caraway Church of Christ and had lived in the Caraway and Black Oak area a lifetime. Mrs. Barringer is survived by two sons, Dale Barringer of Yorkville, Ill., and Dwain Barringer of Caraway; a brother, Dalton Frasure of Lepanto; seven grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren...
Raymond Guy Imler - Leachville (06/20/01)
Raymond Guy Imler, 67, of Leachville, died Friday, June 15, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Osceola, he was the son of the late William and Campie Imler and had been a Leachville resident since 1954. He was a former truck driver for Northeast Arkansas Transportation of Leachville for 17 years and retired as a machine operator for Monroe Auto Equipment in Paragould. He was of the Pentecostal faith...
Rose Evelyn Hampton - Manila (06/20/01)
Rose Evelyn Hampton, 79, of Manila, died Monday, June 11, 2001, at her home. Born at Greenfield, she spent much of her life in Pekin, Ill., and had been a Manila resident for the past 23 years. She was the widow of Ed Hampton and was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Manila...
Goldie Mae Bobbitt - Lake City (06/20/01)
Goldie Mae Bobbitt, 59, of Lake City died Thursday, June 14, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Guthrie, Okla., she had lived in the Lake City area for the past 25 years, was a member of the Lake City Church of God, where she served as church clerk for 20 years, and was employed at Robinson Tax Service...
James Franklin Davis - Bradley, Ill. (06/20/01)
James Franklin Davis, 38, of Bradley, Ill., died Tuesday, June 12, 2001, at the Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Ill. He was born in Hot Springs and had lived in Bradley for the last year, formerly living in Caraway. He was a millwright with the Birmingham Steel Corporation and was of the Baptist belief...
Syrilda Isabel DeMent - Cardwell (06/20/01)
Syrilda Isabel DeMent, 100, a longtime resident of Cardwell, died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at the Upland Rehab and Care Center in Upland, Calif. She was born in the former city of Nettleton, and was a homemaker, seamstress and floral arranger. Survivors include a son, Chancey Lee DeMent of Norwalk, Calif.; a daughter, Verla Quoss of Fontana, Calif.; a brother, Estel Barrett of Sturgeon, Mo.; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren...
Ethan Marshall Smith - Jonesboro (06/20/01)
Ethan Marshall Smith, infant son of Douglas and Karen Smith of Jonesboro, died Friday, June 8, 2001. He was born Friday, June 8, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandparents, Doyel and Deloris Sarrels of Beech Grove and Virginia and Jerry Rogers of Maple Shade, N.J.; and great-grandmother Naomi Seats of Jonesboro...
Arlis Ray Corter - Monette (06/20/01)
Arlis Ray Corter, 68, of Monette, died Saturday, June 9, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Mountain View, he was the son of the late Robert and Sarah Williams Corter and had been a longtime Monette area resident. He was a Korean War veteran having served in the U.S. Army and was retired from Monette Implement Company in Monette...
Doris Craig Shelton - Manila (06/27/01)
Doris Craig Shelton, 88, of Manila died Monday, June 18, 2001, at the Regional Medical Center of NEA. She was a homemaker and member of the Garden Club of Osceola. Survivors include a son, Bob Shelton of Pioneer, La.; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Harold Gene Cude - Leachville (06/27/01)
Harold Gene Cude, 73, of Leachville, died Thursday, June 21, 2001, at his home. Born at Leachville on Aug. 30, 1927, he was the son of the late Melvin and Margaret Mae Cude and was a lifelong Leachville resident. He was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist faith...
Floyd Milton DeSpain - Manila (06/27/01)
Floyd Milton DeSpain, 92, of Manila, died Thursday, June 21, 2001, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born at Carbondale, Ill., he had been a Manila resident for most of his life and was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Norma Grable DeSpain, of the home; two sons, Jim DeSpain and Tom DeSpain, both of Manila; two daughters, Glenda Killough and Brenda Haynes, both of Blytheville; two sisters, Mae Staples and Alice Morrow, both of Ann Arbor, Mich.; five grandchildren, David A. ...
Don Wesley Hall - Manila (06/13/01)
Don Wesley Hall, 77, of Manila died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Tennessee, he was the son of the late John and Myrtle Edwards Hall. He was a lifelong Manila resident and a retired carpenter and used car salesman. He was preceded in death by a brother, William Hall of Peoria, Ill., and a sister, Beatrice Hill, of Manila...
Ronnie Dean Keith - Huntsville (06/13/01)
Ronnie Dean Keith, 50, of Huntsville, died Wednesday, June 6, 2001, in Harrison. He was born July 1, 1950, in Leachville to James Virgil Keith and Annie Zelma Jackson Keith. He was a graduate of Leachville High School and Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. ...
Lela LoBertie Avery - Etowah (06/06/01)
Lela LoBertie "Bertie" Avery, 77, of 334 South Mississippi Road 103, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a member of the Church of God and a homemaker. Survivors include three daughters, Catherine Elois Stokes of Etowah, Fred Mae Smith of Blytheville and Rita Faye Miller of Lepanto; four sons, Harvey James Avery of Lepanto, Carl Hardy Avery and Jimmy Wayne Avery, both of Blytheville, and Clifford Paul Avery of Ingleside, Texas; a sister, Rosie Meherg of Osceola; a half-sister, Jewel Milan of Kennett; two half-brothers, Charles Holmes of Paragould and Ernest Holmes of Kennett; 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.. ...
Dalton Chapman Via - Senath (06/06/01)
Dalton Chapman Via, 86, of Senath died Saturday, May 26, at his residence. Born at Kennett, he was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Addie M. Via of Senath; two daughters, Addelyn Via of Jonesboro and Carolyn Karnes of Hazelwood, Mo.; a foster daughter, Vicki Sherrill of Jonesboro; a granddaughter, and two great-grandchildren...
Millard A. Coy - St. Charles, Mo. (06/06/01)
Millard A. Coy, 82, of St. Charles, Mo., died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles. He was born Jan. 9, 1919, at Cardwell. He was a cement mason/concrete construction worker employed by Hoette Brothers Construction for 33 years. ...
Frankie Margaret Prince - Maryland Heights, Mo. (06/06/01)
Frankie Margaret Prince, 70, of Maryland Heights, Mo., died Friday, May 25, 2001, at her residence. Born at Lead Hill County, she had lived at Maryland Heights for 40 years. She is survived by three daughters, Patricia Quade of Lonedell, Mo., Charlotte Ann Shaner of St. ...
Joyce Mary Houser - Monette (06/06/01)
Joyce Mary Houser, 79, of Monette, died Sunday, May 27, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker and had lived in the Monette area for nine years, formerly of Flint, Mich. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and James Whitten of Monette...
Mary Elizabeth Morse - Lake City (06/06/01)
Mary Elizabeth Morse, two-month old daughter of Amie Morse of Lake City, died Saturday, May 26, 2001, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. She is also survived by her grandmother, Tina Montgomery of Lake City; grandfather, Tony Morse of Jonesboro; grandparents, Larry and Phyllis Tilley of LaPort, Texas; and great-grandmother, Inez Tilly of Lake City...
Bill Pannells - Cardwell (06/06/01)
Bill Pannells Sr., 67, of Cardwell died Friday, May 25, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. He was a retired farmer and of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include his wife, Doris Pannells of Cardwell; a son, Bill Pannells Jr. of Cardwell; two daughters, Debra Finley of Greensboro, N.C., and Donna Jo Sharkey of Chicago; two brothers, Jimmie Eldon Pannells of Paragould and Leander Pannells of Monette; and eight grandchildren...
Jace Logan Tyler - Lepanto (06/13/01)
Jace Logan Tyler, infant son of Jessica Tyler of Lepanto, born May 14, 2001, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, died Sunday, June 3, 2001, at Regional Medical Center of Memphis. In addition to his mother, survivors include a brother, Jacob Landon Tyler of Lepanto; maternal grandparents, Glen and Pam Tyler of Lepanto; paternal grandparents, Frank and Yvonne Hernandez of Manila; maternal great-grandparents, Paul and Janice Tyler of Lepanto, Bud Harrington and the late Barbara Harrington of Garden City, Kan.; paternal great-grandparents, L.R. ...
Edith Marie Rook - Lake City (06/13/01)
Edith Marie Rook, 87, of Lake City, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at Lake City. She was born in Winona, Mo., and had lived in Lake City since 1978 having formerly lived in St. Louis. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lake City First Assembly of God Church...
Amon Eugene "Sonny" Holt Jr. - Melbourne (06/13/01)
Amon Eugene "Sonny" Holt Jr., 47, of Melbourne died Wednesday, June 6, 2001. Born at Manila, he was an Army veteran. He was employed by the Izard and Independence County sheriff's departments, and from 1980-1986 he worked for the Arkansas Highway Police. He also transported mail and was a member of the Melbourne Community Church...
Helen Ioan Curtin - Jonesboro (06/13/01)
Helen Ioan Curtin, 70, of Jonesboro, formerly of Cardwell, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001, at Beverly Health Care Center in Jonesboro. She was the widow of Francis "Fritz" Curtin and was a retired beautician. She had lived most of her life in Cardwell until moving to Jonesboro a year ago. She was a member of the Cardwell First Baptist Church...
Edd R. "Eddie" Steed - Memphis (06/13/01)
Edd R. "Eddie" Steed, 78, a longtime Memphis resident, died Wednesday, May 30, 2001, at his home. Born in Pelham, Ga., to the late Henry S. and Mildred Steed, he was a retired insurance representative with Conger Life Insurance. He was a Navy veteran and a member of the Memphis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post...
Edward Alexander Ashmore - Caraway (06/13/01)
Edward Alexander Ashmore, 75, of Caraway, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist. He had lived in Caraway most of his life. Survivors include his wife, Pauline Ashmore of the home; three daughters, Nancy McLearen and Jane Bice, both of Caraway, and Lesia Hopper of Warsaw, Ky.; a brother, Billy Ashmore of St. Louis, Mo.; a sister, Helen Hensley of St. Louis, Mo.; nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild...
Lottie Mae Hunter - Leachville (06/27/01)
Lottie Mae Hunter, 91, of Leachville died Saturday, June 23, 2001, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born in Barlow, Ky., she was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God Church. Survivors include two sons and spouses, Ralph P. and Lois Hunter of Leachville and Jimmy C. ...