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Obituaries from November 2001

Imo Virginia Barber - Lake City (11/09/01)
Imo Virginia Barber, 65, of Lake City died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a factory worker and member of the First Pentecostal Church in Tyronza. Survivors include three sons, David Barber of San Antonio, Texas, and Everett Barber and Michael Barber, both of Trumann; a sister, Pearl Rocole of South Bend, Ind.; a brother Dewayne Wolf of Mishawaka, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Adieta Rosebaum - Grand Prairie, Texas (11/29/01)
Adieta Rosenbaum, 84, of Grand Prairie, Texas, formerly of Batesville, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2001, at a hospital in Arlington, Texas> She was born Oct. 30, 1917 at Leachville to Dave and Recia (Hampton) Edwards. She was a homemaker and a member of the North Heights Church of Christ...
Thomas Ray Pate - Manila (11/29/01)
Thomas Ray Pate, 55, of Manila, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include a son, Thomas J. Pate of Etowah; a daughter, Michelle Mays of Manila; a sister, Margie Riney of Osceola; and five grandchildren, Amber Mays, Kevin Mays, Wade Mays, Avajo Pate and Madison Pate...
Jaron Wayne Benham - Caraway (11/29/01)
A graveside service for Jaron Wayne Benham, infant son of Jerry and Candy Benham of Caraway, was held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Caraway Cemetery with Rev. Robert White officiating. Jaron was born Nov. 20, 2001, at Jonesboro. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Jerry and Janice Benham of Manila; maternal grandpartents, Jeff and Cynthia Fine of Caraway; great-grandparents Floyd and Faye Pollard of Caraway, Mike and Pearly Sneed of Caraway and Shirley Benham of Manila.. ...
Dona Jo Banton - Marmaduke (11/29/01)
Dona Jo Banton, 38, of Marmaduke, died Nov. 17, 2001, at Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was an office manager and of the Pentecostal faith. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Banton of Marmaduke; her father, Alton Darty of Carrolls Corner; a son, Brandon Jones of Manila; two daughters, Melissa Garrison of Paragould and Christina Haley of Manila; four sisters, Cathy Moore of Gosnell, Barbara Yancey of Osceola, Alyalee Long of Keiser, and Phyllis Towery of Carrolls Corner; a brother, Alton Darty, Jr., of Osceola; and three grandchildren.. ...
Iona Baker - Monette (11/29/01)
Iona Baker, 107, of Monette died Wednesday morning, Nov. 21, 2001, at Monette Manor. She was a homemaker, of the Baptist faith and lived in Monette six years, formerly of Paragould. Survivors include four grandchildren, Rena Walker of Monette, Jimmy Baker of Walnut Ridge, Kenneth Baker of Flint, Mich., and Deborah Perry of Byron, Mich., 11 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren...
Ellis Eaton - Wynne (11/16/01)
Ellis Eaton, 79, of Wynne died Monday, Nov. 5, 2001, at CrossRidge Hospital in Wynne. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include his wife, Line A. Eaton of Marked Tree; six sons, Larry Eaton and Joe Eaton, both of Marked Tree, Rickey Eaton of Tyronza, Ronnie Eaton of Osceola, Tony Eaton of Earle and Glen Eaton of Lake City; four daughters, Judy Edgin of Trumann, Debbie Ward of Marked Tree, Edna Smith of Colt and Evada Williams of West Memphis; a sister, Willie "Bill" Carter of Mississippi; 20 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.. ...
Ollie Marie Hensley - Jonesboro (11/16/01)
Ollie Marie Hensley, 78, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2001, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Lake City, she lived in Jonesboro most of her life. She was retired from Broadaway Packing Company and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include two sisters, Wanda Hughes of Jonesboro and Meddie Roach of Ozark; three grandchildren, Brenda Presley, Tammy Sherman and Bobby Kirk, and three great-grandchildren...
Glenda Faye Huckabee - Osceola (11/16/01)
Glenda Faye Huckabee, 41, of Osceola, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Osceola. She was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ Carroll's Corner in Etowah and a homemaker. She is survived by her husband, Boyd Huckabee, of Osceola; three daughters, Teresa Hand and Andrea Wagers of Osceola, and Crystal Gonzales of Dyess; a sister, Barbara Byrd of Luxora; two brothers, Junior Malone Johnson and Johnny Mack Combs of Manila; and four grandchildren...
Irma "Bobbie" Knight - Manila (11/16/01)
Irma "Bobbie" Knight, 66, of Manila died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at University Hospital in Little Rock. Mrs. Knight was born on Feb. 13, 1935 in Trumann. She was the wife of Herbert Knight, who served several churches all over the country in the Church of Christ. They were married for 48 years. She was a homemaker...
Anna Jo Pendergraft - Caraway (11/16/01)
Anna Jo Pendergraft, 58, of Caraway, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2001, at her home. She was retired from Basler Electric, a member of Providence Baptist Church, and had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. She is survived by her husband, Larry Pendergraft of the home; a daughter, Debra Orr of Caraway; a son, Brad Pendergraft of Manila; two sisters, Ruby Kelton and Verneal McKinney, both of Caraway; a brother, Bill Riley of Caraway; a grandchild and two step-grandchildren...
Frances Eugene Weeks - Paragould (11/16/01)
Frances Eugene Weeks, 70, of Paragould, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Center. She was born Oct. 9, 1931, at Hazen. He was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Paragould. She is survived by her mother, Annie Bell Wright of DeValls Bluff; four sons, Johnny Weeks of Paragould, Floyd Weeks of Walnut Ridge, Terry Weeks of Paragould, and Eddie Weeks of Osceola; six daughters, Nancy Norris of Stanford, Maine, Joyce Seymore of Monette, Betty Medlock of Black Rock, Billie Parker of Lyles, Tenn., Teresa Weeks and Stacey Weeks, both of Paragould; five brothers, Bill Wright of Alabama, George Wright of Oklahoma, David Wright of Ohio, Roger Wright and Donny Wright, both of Lake Charles, La.; five sisters, Florence Back of Augusta, Ga., Willie Richards of Lake Charles, La., Almer Wright of Ft. ...
Oshia Shedd White - Manila (11/16/01)
Oshia Shedd White, 97, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2001, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at the Clearlake Community near Blytheville, she was the daughter of the late George and Arah Shedd and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was the widow of Albert H. White and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila and a member of the Eastern Star. She was a physicians' nurse for 25 years and served most of her time for Dr. R.W. Ratton...
Christine Thompson - Villa Ridge, Mo. (11/09/01)
Christine Thompson, 84, of Villa Ridge, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2001, at her home. She was a homemaker and member of Monette First United Methodist Church. She had lived in Villa Ridge for four years, formerly of Monette. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Diane Earls of Minnapolis, Minn., Pat and Michelle Thompson of Port Orchard, Wash., Rick and Connie Thompson of Gray Summitt, Mo.; a sister, Catherine Hepps of West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother, Sam Smothers, of Robertsville, Mo.; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.. ...
Martha Jane Harris - Kansas City, Kansas (11/09/01)
Martha Jane Pollard Harris, 57, of Kansas City, Kan., formerly of Osceola, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2001. She was born Oct. 5, 1944, in Wilson and was an Osceola High School graduate. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by a son, William Shaun Harris of Kansas City, Kan.; three daughters, Sherry Hayes of Memphis, Tenn., Beverly Gordon of Jonesboro, and Lorie Lee of Jonesboro; her mother, Helen Pollard of Pauls Valley, Okla.; eight brothers, John Pollard of Mid West City, Okla., Bobby Pollard of Plymouth, Maine; Sidney Pollard, Jr., of Mid West City, Okla.; Perry Pollard of Bartlett, Tenn., Donny Pollard of Sugarland, Texas, Dicky Pollard of North Little Rock; Timmy Pollard of Mid West City, Okla., Danny Pollard of Memphis, Tenn.; two sisters, Patty Watson of Manila and Penny Richmond of Pauls Valley, Okla.; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.. ...
Lily E. Shockley - Cedar Hill, Mo. (11/29/01)
Lily Elizabeth Shockley, 82, of Cedar Hill, Mo., died Nov. 14, 2001, at Cedar Hill Terrace in Cedar Hill. She was born on March 7, 1919, at Eaton County, Arkansas, the daughter of the late George Alvin and Ada Josephine (Nee King) Nunnally. She was a former Manila school teacher. Before her retirement she was a teacher for the Northwest R-I School District. She was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church...