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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Obituaries from July 2001

Virginia Eugene Brown - Hornersville (07/03/01)
Virginia Eugene Brown, 86, of Hornersville died Tuesday, June 26, at her residence. Survivors include five sons, Willie Brown of Jonesboro, Van Brown, Eual Brown, Gary Brown and Ronnie Brown, all of Hornersville; a daughter, Norma Lancaster of Trumann; a sister, Georgia Pullizo of St. Louis; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren...
Vivian Jacquelyn Gaines - Van Buren (07/18/01)
Vivian Jacquelyn Gaines, 70, of Van Buren died Thursday, July 5, 2001, at a Van Buren Hospital. She was a retired nurse and a member of the Van Buren First Baptist Church. She was formerly of Manila and Blytheville. She leaves a daughter, Jackie Wyatt of Van Buren; two sisters, Doris Robertson of Manila and Jessie Ashabranner of Manila; two grandchildren, Christie Jay of Elkins and Ashley McMahan of Cabot; three great-grandchildren, Jeremy and Jessica Jay of Elkins and Wyatt M. ...
David Franklin Bradford Sr. - Etowah (07/18/01)
David Franklin Bradford Sr., 63, of Etowah died Sunday, July 8, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a farm worker and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include a son, David Franklin Bradford, Jr. of Etowah: two daughters, Lola Bradford of Etowah and Catherine Green of the Lost Cane community; a brother, Junior Bradford of Fort Pierce, Fla.; two sisters, Ella Faye Willbanks of Etowah and Jette Pearl Humble of Leachville, and five grandchildren...
Melvin Earnest Hawkins - Paragould (07/18/01)
Melvin Earnest Hawkins, 72, of Paragould died Monday, July 9, 2001, at his residence. He was born June 30, 1929 in Leachville. He was the son of the late Earnest Clyde Hawkins and Ethel Dickinson Hawkins. He was a retired maintenance technician at Farr Company. He was a member of Antioch Church of Christ in Cardwell, an Army veteran serving during the Korean Conflict...
Deborah Jones - Jonesboro (07/18/01)
Deborah Jones, 47, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at her residence. Born in Jonesboro, she graduated from Brookland High School and lived in Little Rock for 27 years. She was a computer operator for Alltel and was a member of the Barrow Road Church of Christ in Little Rock...
Billy Jack Kain Sr. - Lake City (07/18/01)
Billy Jack Kain Sr., 65, of Lake City died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Lake City, he lived in Jacksonville, Fla., before moving back to Lake City in 1973. He was a retired chief in the Navy with 22 years of active duty. He also was a retired electrician, employed by the physical plant of Arkansas State University for 21 years. He was a Baptist and member of the Navy Fleet Reserve...
Edna M. Atkinson - Ash Flat (07/25/01)
Edna M. Atkinson, 85, of Ash Flat, died Wednesday, July 11, at Baxter County Regional Hospital in Mountain Home. Born in Williford, she was a member of the Church of Christ and was a retired teacher at Monette High School. Survivors include a sister, Glenna Garner, of Williford...
Floyd Haughom - Batesville (07/25/01)
Floyd Haughom, 67, of Batesville, died Saturday, July 4, 2001, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born Nov. 27, 1933, in Chicago, Ill., to Arthur and Fay (Kennedy) Haughom. He was a retired electrician for U.S. Steel in Chicago, served eight years in the Army National Guard, was a member of the American Legion in Batesville, a previous volunteer fireman for the Palos Hills Fire Department in Illinois, and was of the Baptist faith...
Lacy Emmett Foresythe - Paragould (07/25/01)
Lacy Emmett Foresythe, 77, of Paragould died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. A native of Hornersville, he was a retired fence builder and livestock producer. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a member of the Center Hill Baptist Church...
Donald Bateman - Paragould (07/25/01)
Donald Bateman, 61, of Paragould died Thursday, July 12, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Piggott, he was a former assistant manager of a grocery store and served in the Navy. Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Bateman of the home; a son, Donald Bateman Jr. ...
Jo Ann Copeland Cureton - Cash (07/25/01)
Jo Ann Copeland Cureton, 74, of Cash died Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Jonesboro, she was a homemaker and a member of Cash Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Blake Cureton of the home; two sons, Alan Cureton of Arbyrd and Scott Cureton of Rolla, Mo.; a daughter, Elizabeth Highfill of Springdale; two sisters, Margaret Garner of Tampa, Fla., and Evelyn Wingo of Chicago, Ill.; and 11 grandchildren...
Playfair Marret - Monette (07/25/01)
Playfair Marret, 83, of the Red Onion Community near Monette died Thursday, July 19, 2001, at the Monette Manor Nursing Home in Monette. Born at Paragould, she was the daughter of the late Ezra and Grace Lee Coburn and had been a lifelong Monette area resident. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Marcella Coburn, and a brother, Winfred Coburn...
W.J. "Jay" Morse - Blytheville (07/18/01)
W.J. "Jay" Morse, Sr., 68, of Blytheville, died Monday, July 9, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Blytheville. Born Sept. 11, 1932, in Mulberry, Ark., he was the son of Coleman and Bertha McCoy Morse. He was a lifelong area resident, a farmer, and of the Baptist faith...
Joshua Aaron Baskin - Paragould (07/18/01)
Joshua Aaron Baskin, 13, died Monday, July 2, 2001, at the University of Chicago Children's Hospital. Born at Paragould, he recently completed the seventh grade at Greene County Tech Junior High School in Paragould and was a member of the River of Life Pentecostal Church of Paragould...
Litty Mae Hatley - Manila (07/12/01)
Litty Mae Hatley, 78, of Manila, widow of Lawrence Edward Hatley, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at her home. Born in Keiser the daughter of Brooks and Mary Frances Dillard Gray, she was a lifelong area resident, a retired factory worker and of the Baptist faith...
Verna Alexander Hobbs - Manila (07/12/01)
Verna Alexander Hobbs of Manila, 80, died July 2, 2001, at Jonesboro. The daughter of Hugh Fleming and Alice Manchester Fleming, she was born June 16, 1921 at Carson Lake. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Manila. Survivors include two daughters, Sue Jorn of Helena and Julia Hern of Little Rock; two brothers, John Fleming of Osceola and Clinton Fleming of Minnesota; two sisters, Mildred Linhoss of Tucson, Ariz., and Mary Frances Thesin of Louisiana; seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.. ...
Mitchell Wayne "Mitch" Baldridge - Siloam Springs (07/12/01)
Mitchell Wayne "Mitch" Baldridge, 53, died Saturday, July 7, 2001, at his home in Siloam Springs. Born at Jonesboro, he was a deacon at Harvard Avenue Baptist Church, a Mason, graduate of Arkansas State University and was founder and co-owner of 2B's Auto Sales at Siloam Springs...
Joe Wayne Miller - Leachville (07/12/01)
Joe Wayne Miller, 72, of Leachville, died Monday, July 2, 2001, at his home. Born in the Boynton Community near Leachville, he was the son of the late Mary Potter Seymore and was a lifelong Leachville resident. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Marmalee Richardson Miller of Leachville; two sons, Joe Lee Miller of Little Rock and Barry Miller of Blytheville; a daughter, Patsy Ann Clark of Jackson, Tenn.; his father, Claude Miller of Leachville; three brothers, Gene Miller of Coloma, Mich., Bonnie Miller and Jackie Miller, both of Leachville; a sister, Tina Lou McConnell of Hartford, Mich.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Sylla Box - Lake City (07/12/01)
Sylla Box, 93, of Lake City died Monday, July 2, 2001, at the Lakeside Nursing Center. Born at Mammoth Spring, she was a homemaker and member of the Refuge Baptist Church of Lake City. Survivors include a son, Robert Box of Jonesboro, and seven grandchildren...
Hattie Mae Temple - Monette (07/12/01)
Hattie Mae Temple, 88, of Monette, died Saturday, June 30, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born at Melbourne and lived at Monette most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of the Childress Baptist Church. She is survived by two sisters, Ruth Collins of Nashville, Ill., and Pearlie Lasater of Durant, Okla.; several nieces and nephews...
Delana Marvin Hatcher - Leachville (07/12/01)
Delana Marvin Hatcher, 77, of Leachville, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at his home. Born at Black Oak, he was the son of the late Lester and Audrey Hatcher. He lived most of his adult life in California and Arizona where he owned and operated convenience stores. Following retirement, he made his home in Leachville since 1999. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and was an Army veteran of World War II...
Charles Jefferson White, Jr. - Leachville (07/12/01)
Charles Jefferson White, Jr., infant son of Charles and Deborah White of Leachville, died Saturday, July 7, 2001, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Brittany Book of Leachville; maternal grandparents, Debbie Holden and her companion, Ruth Graham, and Gary and Janet Holden, all of Leachville; maternal great-grandparents, Louise Kenchens of Leachville and Jack Roberts of Gallatin, Tenn...
Charlie Ben Hoskins - Monette (07/12/01)
Charlie Ben Hoskins, 97, of Monette, died Monday, July 2, 2001, at Monette Manor. He was a retired school custodian, member of the Monette First Baptist Church and had lived in the Monette area a lifetime. He is survived by a daughter, Laura Jean McClish of Jonesboro; a brother, Owen Hoskins Jr. ...
Robert Daniel Weinel - Lake City (07/12/01)
Robert Daniel Weinel, 71, of Lake City died Thursday, July 5, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He had lived in Lake City six years, formerly of Oak Lawn, Ill. He was retired from Consumer Heating and Air and was a protestant...
Patricia "Pat" Ann Matheny - Leachville (07/12/01)
Patricia "Pat" Ann Matheny, 63, of Leachville, died Tuesday, July 3, 2001, at her home. She was the widow of Bobby Leon Matheny and had been a Leachville resident since 1978. She was retired from Frolic Foot Wear in Monette and was a Roman Catholic...
William Lee Barnes - Monette (07/12/01)
William Lee Barnes, 83, of Monette, died Saturday, June 30, 2001, at his residence. He was a retired farmer, member of the American Legion and VFW, and had lived in Monette a lifetime. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Barnes of the home; a daughter, Jackie Barnes Anderson of Monette; two sons, Roy Lynn Barnes of Aviano, Italy, and Bill Mack Barnes of the home; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Lois Mae Reid - Doniphan, Mo. (07/25/01)
Lois Mae Reid, 87, of Doniphan, Mo., died at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, 2001, in the Ripley County Memorial Hospital in Doniphan. Mrs. Reid was born June 9, 1914, at Briar, Mo., and had lived in Arkansas for several years before moving back to Ripley County in 1980. She was a member of the First Baptist Church...