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Obituaries from September 2001

Rex Franklin Augustine - Manila (09/05/01)
Rex Franklin Augustine, 61, of 2579 West Mississippi County Road 294, Manila, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2001, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Bald Knob, he was a retired farmer and was of the Assembly of God belief. Survivors include his wife, Mary Betty Augustine of Manila; a son, Timothy Augustine of Manila; two daughters, Alice Humble of Manila and Lisa McAbee of Paragould; his mother, Lucy Hornbeck of Walnut Ridge; three sisters, Arvessa Augustine of Arkansas, Lawanda McGinty of Walnut Ridge and Mary Ann Wince of Paragould; a brother, Tions Augustine of Rabbit Ridge; six half-brothers, Wayne Augustine, Theodore Augustine and Eldon Augustine, all of Walnut Ridge, and Bill Augustine, David Augustine and Luke Robin Augustine, all of Arkansas; and six grandchildren.. ...
Joe Stephen Selby - Jonesboro (09/19/01)
Joe Stephen Selby, 52, of 1813 Crestview, Jonesboro, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he lived in Leachville and Blytheville before moving to Jonesboro in 1992. He was a retired agent for Reliable Life Insurance Company, was a graduate of Leachville High School, and attended Arkansas State University...
Furman Culberson - Alabama (09/19/01)
Furman Culberson, 85, of Cullman, Ala., formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2001, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was the son of the late William and Eveline Culberson and had been a resident of Cullman for the past 20 years. He was a retired brick mason and an Army veteran of World War II...
Linda Kay Macon - Leachville (09/19/01)
Linda Kay Macon, 48, of Leachville died Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at the Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. Born at Reeves, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Homer and Rosa Lee Murphy Eddings and was a lifelong Manila and Leachville area resident...
Ronald Hatcher - Monette (09/26/01)
Ronald Hatcher, 60, of Monette, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Monette and had lived there most of his life. Survivors include his wife, Sue Hatcher, of the home; two daughters, Sherry and Paula Hatcher of Monette; his mother, Delia Hatcher of Monette; a half brother, Roy Chester Hatcher, Jr. of Florida; two sisters, Carletta Guiltner of Monette and Glenda Castro, of McAllen, Texas; and five grandchildren...
Thelma Berry - Blytheville (09/26/01)
Thelma Bernice Isaacs Berry, 90, of Blytheville died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. She was born near Manila, one of eight children of the late Wilburn and Nellie Haynes Isaacs. She was predeceased by her siblings. ...
Ruth Spillman - Lake City (09/26/01)
Ruth Spillman, 70, of Lake City died Thursday morning, Sept. 20, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A native and lifelong resident of the Lake City area, she was a retired employee of Lincoln Manufacturing of Jonesboro. She was of the Baptist belief and was preceded in death last year by a son, Rickey Spillman...
Donald Wayne Goff - Jonesboro (09/26/01)
Donald Wayne Goff, 50, of Jonesboro, formerly of Leachville, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2001, at the Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas in Jonesboro. The son of the late Monroe Goff, he was born in Monette and had lived most of his life in Leachville before moving to Jonesboro five years ago. He was a truck driver for Hall Transport Company in Charleston, Mo., and was a member of the Leachville Church of Christ...
Patricia Anne Pino - Lake City (09/26/01)
Patricia Anne Pino, 61, of Lake City, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. Born at Hayti, she had lived in Detroit, Mich., before moving to Lake City a year ago. She was of the Catholic belief. Survivors include a son, Kevin Ryan Osterhoudt of Mt. ...
Curtis Loveless - Dell (09/19/01)
Curtis Loveless, 81, of Dell, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. Born Nov. 21, 1919, in Haleyville, Ala., the son of Curtis Samuel and Pearlie Mae Benefield Loveless, he was a retired farmer and a longtime Dell resident. ...
Leone J. Markin - Paragould (09/19/01)
Leone J. Markin, 81, of Paragould died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, at her residence. She was born April 12, 1920 in Batesville. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Hollis of Ellsinore, Mo., and Dianna Tatum of Paragould; two sisters, Lou Alice Meacham of Paragould and Ann Lara Spehle of Rogers; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren...
Judy Ann Couch - Aurora, Colo. (09/05/01)
Judy Ann Couch, 52, of Aurora, Colo., formerly of Caraway, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2001, in Denver. Born at Girard, Kansas, she was a homemaker and an active member of New Hope Baptist Church in Caraway. She attended Delta Vocational Technical School in Marked Tree...
Gladys Frei - Blytheville (09/05/01)
Gladys Frei, 82, of Blytheville died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2001, at her home. Born in Fulton County, she was a retired employee of Burge's Shoe Center and was a member of the 13th and Main Street Church of Christ. Survivors include four sisters, Rosetta Duncan of Pangburn, Mae Dawson of Caraway, Marie Barham of Concord, Calif., and Melba Elmore of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and a granddaughter, Tara Yonker of San Diego...
Letta Jo Clark - Manila (09/05/01)
Letta Jo Clark, 77, of Cardwell, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2001, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Jenny Bogle and had been a Cardwell resident for 60 years. She was a retired bank teller and was a member of the Cardwell First United Methodist Church...
Deloris Ford - Paragould (09/12/01)
Deloris Ford, 74, of Paragould, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Dexter, she was a homemaker and a member of the Seventh and Mueller Church of Christ. Survivors include two sons, Dennis Bateman of Melbourne, Fla., and Tim Ford of Manila; two brothers, Hoyt McConnell of Paragould and Mack McConnell of Pontiac, Mich.; two sisters, Evelyn Askew of Atlanta and Patsy Brush of Owoso, Mich.; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild...
Mary Lou Hartsoe - Cardwell (09/12/01)
Mary Lou Hartsoe, 74, of Cardwell, widow of Vernon Hartsoe, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2001, at Methodist Hospital North in Memphis. Born at Illmo, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Cliffton and Louise Harris and had been a Cardwell resident since 1946. She was a member of Cardwell First Baptist Church and had served as church pianist for more than 35 years. She was a graduate of Arkansas State University and was a retired English teacher with Senath-Hornersville High School...
Amos Loyd Adams - Senath (09/12/01)
Amos Loyd Adams, 85, of Senath died Friday, Sept.. 7, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born in Paragould, he served in the Navy during World War II and was retired from General Motors in Flint, Mich. Survivors include his wife, Helen Adams of the home; a brother, Gerald W. Adams of Arbyrd; and two sisters, Lawanda E. Zolman and Faustina F. McNeil, both of Arbyrd...
Gertie Cullen Childress - Monette (09/12/01)
Gertie Cullen Childress, 93, of Monette, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2001, at Rosewood Residence in Belden, Miss. A homemaker, she was a member of Monette Church of Christ and had lived in the Monette and Lake City areas most of her lifetime. Survivors include 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren...
Clifford Gene Gatewood - Luxora (09/12/01)
Clifford Gene Gatewood, 61, of Luxora, died Sept. 3, 2001, at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville. He was born Feb. 17, 1940, was in the U.S. Air Force and a Vietnam veteran. He was of the Baptist faith and employed by C&G Termite Company. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Gatewood of Luxora; his mother, Hazel Gatewood of West Memphis; two sons, Clifford Wayne Gatewood of Jonesboro and Martin Kennett Gatewood of Blytheville; three daughters, Deborah Gene Blake of Osceola, Vickie Ann Salomon of Manila and Patricia Lee Keeling of Gosnell; a sister, Lynda Lee Wells of Osceola; three brothers, Billy Don Gatewood of Osceola, Carl Dawain Gatewood and Floyce Douglas Gatewood, both of West Memphis; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Edna Jewel Gordon - Manila (09/26/01)
Edna Jewel Gordon, 84, of Manila, widow of Jessie Gordon, died Monday, Sept. 17, 2001, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. Born Dec. 1, 1916 in Manila, she was the daughter of the late James and Amanda Baker. She was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First Baptist Church...