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Obituaries from February 2002

Rosa Lee McDougal - Monette (02/28/02)
Rosa Lee McDougal, 72, of Monette, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2002, at her home. Born in Leachville, she had been a long time Manila resident before moving to Monette. She is the daughter of the late Thomas and Bessie Wagner Haywood and a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila...
Christopher Robin Lorren - Manila (02/28/02)
Christopher Robin Lorren, 40, of Manila died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Clarence Lorren of Manila. He was a lifelong Manila area resident, a 1979 graduate of Manila High School, and a retired carpenter...
Edythe Virginia Jarrell - Manila (02/28/02)
Edythe Virginia Jarrell, 77, of Manila, widow of Clint Jarrell, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Sardis, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Cullen and Alice Towles. She was a 1942 graduate of Manila High School and had lived much of her life in California. Following her retirement as a bookkeeper, she returned six years ago to make her home in Manila and renew her membership at Manila First United Methodist Church...
Charles William Hughes - Cardwell (02/28/02)
Charles William Hughes, 80, of Cardwell died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at his home. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hughes of Cardwell; a son, William Eugene Hughes of Hot Springs; three daughters, Mary Patricia Stock of Olive Branch, Miss., Ina Hughes of Cardwell and Deborah Jenkins of Paragould; a sister, Laverne Thorn of Southaven, Miss.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Billy Ray Ford - Caraway (02/28/02)
Billy Ray Ford, 61, of Caraway, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was a retired security guard, affiliated with the Milligan Ridge Baptist Church, and had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by two daughters, Lois Thomas of South Haven, Miss., and Kathy Sanders of Big Flat; two brothers, Paul Ford and Garland Ford, both of West Memphis; five sisters, Wilma Grady of West Memphis, Wanda Johnson of Cordova, Tenn., Carolyn Clements of Trumann, Sharon Adcock of Jonesboro, and Thelma DuMond of Columbia, Miss.; and three grandchildren.. ...
Mark Anthony England - Osceola (02/28/02)
Mark Anthony England, 45, of Osceola died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. He was a factory worker and a member of the Bassett Church of God. Survivors include a son, Stephen England of Gosnell; a daughter, Decie Gernhart of Jacksonville; his mother, Ruby England of Osceola; four sisters, Ann Schooling of Red Banks, Miss., Rosa Holt of Jonesboro, Ruby Pough of Lake City and Marilyn Sanders of Burdette; and eight brothers, Bobby England of Bassett, Leslie England of Summerville, Tenn., Earl England of Osceola, James England of Wilson, Billy England of Monticello, Bryan England of Joiner, Brad England of Arkansas and Kerry Don England of Ozark.. ...
Myrtle Irene Kendall - Monette (02/23/02)
Myrtle Irene Kendall, 92, of Monette, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at St. Bernards medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of Monette United Methodist Church. She had lived in the Monette area most of her life. She is survived by a son, Rayburn Kendall of Paragould; three daughters, Sheila Ashabranner of Moentte, Beutonne Berry of Mesquite, Texas, and Jeane Tomasiewicz of Galstonbury, Conn.; 12 grandchidlren and 14 great-grandchildren...
Ailine Knight - Lake City (02/23/02)
Ailine Knight, 99, of Lake City died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Kentucky, she had lived in the Lunsford area most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Lunsford Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, James Robert Reeves, of Bay; two daughters, Doris Moss of Bay and Evelyn Hale of Jonesboro; nine grandchildren, Sue Armstrong, Jane Griffin, Judy King and Terry Hale, all of Jonesboro, Ann York of Cherokee Village, Jimmy Moss of Trumann, Jerry "Cotton" Moss of Bay, Ken Moss of Walnut Ridge and Greg Moss of Portia; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Winona Leslie - Blytheville (02/23/02)
Winona Leslie, 82, of Blytheville died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at her home. Born Oct. 10, 1919, in Cave City, she was the daughter of Albert Edgar and Martha Jane Perkey Milligan. She was a homemaker, a member of the Mississippi County Senior Citizens and of the Baptist faith. She had resided in Monette from 1940-1970 prior to moving to Blytheville...
Louise Neisler - Blytheville (02/23/02)
Louise Neisler, 71, of Blytheville, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born June 24, 1930, in the Lost Cane Community, she was the daughter of William and Minnie Jackson Felker. She was a longtime area resident, a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Gloria Sue Nichols - Black Oak (02/23/02)
Gloria Sue Nichols, 64, of Black Oak, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at her residence. She was a homemaker, member of the Black Oak Church of Christ, lived in the Black Oak area most of her life. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Ivy of Hoxie; three sons, John Looney and Randy Looney of Black Oak, Matthew Thomas of Jonesboro; two sisters, Joyce Tornell of Black Oak and Reba Clapper of Shadydale, Ga., a brother, Randy Penter, of Trumann; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Opal Ann Carmack Earnhart - Caraway (02/23/02)
Opan Ann Carmack Earnhart, 81, of Caraway died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at her home. Born at Williford, she lived most of her life at Caraway. She was a homemaker and taught school at Caraway for many years. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Caraway...
Jerry Wayne Decker - Milton, Fla. (02/23/02)
The body of Jerry Wayne Decker of Milton, Fla., formerly of the Buffalo Island area, was found Sunday in Milton. Decker had been missing since May 18, 1999. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date.
Doris Clara Covey - Leachville (02/23/02)
Doris Clara Covey, 89, of Leachville died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, at the Johnson Hobson Care Home in Marion. Born in Ladelle, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Effie Baker Johnson and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was a retired Avon representative and owned and operated Covey's Service Stations with her late husband, Luther "Luke" Covey. She was a longtime member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Odell Burnside - Lake City (02/23/02)
Odell Burnnside, 79, of Lake City, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, at the Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. He was born in Cash and had lived in Earle before moving to Lake City in 1963. He was retired from Craighead Electric where he worked as a service lineman. ...
Frank Edward Broadaway - Lake City (02/23/02)
Frank Edward Broadaway, 84, of Lake City died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Trumann, he was a lifetime resident of Trumann. He served n the Army during World War II, owned and operated Broadaway's Service Station and was a member of the Melton Avenue Church of Christ...
Loyd Austin - Black Oak (02/23/02)
Loyd Austin, 82, of Black Oak died Thursday, Deb. 14, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born in Mississippi, he attended school in Helena and had worked briefly as a heavy equipment operator. He retired as a farmer in Star City and had lived in Pine Bluff for 32 years before moving to Black Oak. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Pine Bluff...
Cleo Coy Cunningham - Kennett (02/14/02)
Cleo Coy Cunningham, 80 of Kennett died Friday, February 1, 2002. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 9th at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2009 Ely Street, Kennett, Missouri. The family requests donations be made to the Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses or the American Cancer Society in lieu of flowers...
Albert Jackson Long - Manila (02/14/02)
Albert Jackson "A.J." Long, 71, of Manila died Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at his home. Born at Rosie, he was the son of the late John and Lillian Burks Long and had been a Manila area resident for most of his life. He was a retired farmer and was a member of the New Harmony Baptist Church near Manila...
William "Bill" McCaughey - Blytheville (02/14/02)
William F. "Bill" McCaughey, 83, of Blytheville died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2002, in the home of his daughter, where he was visiting, in Des Arc. He was born Oct. 2, 1918, in Olex, Oregon to John William and Orpha McCaughey. He was raised in Oregon, Washington, and California. ...
William Clinton Murphree - Leachville (02/14/02)
William Clinton Murphree, 78, of Leachville, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Pontotoc, Miss., he was the son of the late Clarence and Donia Lancaster Murphree and had been a Leachville resident since 1992. He was a former Chicago resident and was a retired machine operator for Continental Canning Co. He was a member of the Leachville Church of God and was an Army Veteran of World War II...
Bessie Mable Phillips - Rivervale (02/14/02)
Bessie Mable Phillips, 87, of Rivervale, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker and a member of Rivervale Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Jerry Phillips of Rivervale; four daughters, Mildred Holland of Corinth, Miss., Joyce Bernhart of Fort Wayne, Ind., Dorothy Haye of Three Rivers, Mich., and Mary Coats of Watson; four sisters, Geraldine Jackson of Etowah, Wilma Stinnett of Newark, Calif., Eula Lambert of Rochelle, Ill., and Phyllis Holland of Seattle; three brothers, Joe Cockrum of Ceres, Calif., Ray Neal Cockrum of Silver City, N.C., and Ted Cockrum of Waggoner, Okla.; 25 grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.. ...
Mary Lou Ross - Burton, Mich. (02/14/02)
Mary Lou Ross, 76, of Burton, Mich., died Monday, Feb. 4, 2002, at Genesys Health Park in Burton, Mich. She was a homemaker and former resident of Burton, Mich., and Monette. She is survived by her children and spouses, Jim and Wilma Ross of New Lothrop, Mich., Jerry and Linda Ross of Flint, Mich., Richard and Diane Ross of Kileen, Texas, Linda Pudvay and Tom Daviser of Otisville, Mich., Lois and Doug Ray of Clio, Mich., Mary Ann Ross of Flint, Mich., Randy and Dawn Ross of Nashville, Tenn.; three brothers, Rueben Taylor of Lake View, Bill Taylor of England, and J.C. ...
Mary Francis Wooten - Jonesboro (02/14/02)
Mary Francis Wooten, 78, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born at Mt. View, and lived most of her life in the Monette and Childress areas. She was retired from the American Greeting Card Co. and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Monette. She was the widow of Robert Wooten who died in 1985...
Pearlie Guiltner Allyn - Knobel (02/14/02)
Pearlie Guiltner Allyn, 74, of Knobel, formerly of Monette, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical center in Paragould. Born in Wynne, she was a homemaker and had attended Living Word Fellowship Church in Corning. Survivors include her husband, Bob Allyn of the home; two daughters, Ann Allyn Slessman of Edwardsburg, Mich., and Debra Hancock of Paragould; four brothers, Ernest Taylor of West Memphis, H.D. ...