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Obituaries from March 2002

Clyde Waymon Williams Jr. - Monette (03/27/02)
Clyde Waymon "Bo" Williams Jr., 34, of Monette, died Monday, March 18, 2002, in a truck accident at Otwell. He was employed by Loggins Logistics, a member of the Monette First Baptist Church and had lived in Monette for the past 19 years. He was formerly of Winnie, Texas...
Frances C. Coleman (03/22/02)
Monette Frances C. Coleman, 82, of Monette, died Monday, March 11, 2002, at her residence. Born in Rector, she had lived in Trumann before moving to Monette 40 years ago. She and her husband retired as owners and operators of the Western Auto Store in Monette. She had been an organist for Black Oak United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church in Trumann and was a member of the Monette United Methodist Church...
Lola Adaline Ingram (03/22/02)
Senath Lola Adaline Ingram, 95, of Senath, formerly of Paragould, died Sunday, March 10, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in Pocahontas, she was a homemaker and a member of Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Survivors include seven sons, Andrew Ingram, Jim Ingram and Leathel Ingram, all of Rockford, Ill., Boyd Ray Ingram of Jonesboro, Henry O. ...
Eula Anna Mae Sanders (03/22/02)
Caraway Eula Anna Mae Sanders, 87, of Caraway, died Tuesday, March 12, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of the Caraway First United Methodist Church, and lived in Caraway 36 years, formerly of Newark. She is survived by two daughters, Marie Taylor of Benton Township, Mich., and Fay Rea of Caraway; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren...
William T. Shockley (03/22/02)
Cedar Hill, Mo. William Thomas Shockley, 85, of Cedar Hill, Mo., died March 12, 2002, at the Cedar Hill Manor. He was born on Dec. 14. 1916, the son of the late Charles Oscar and Mary Etta Wright Shockley. In October of 1940 he married Lily Elizabeth Nunnally Shockley, who also preceeded him in death. ...
Aretta Beard - Lepanto (03/27/02)
Aretta Beard, 91, of Lepanto, formerly of Leachville, died Monday, March 18, 2002, at the Rose Care Nursing Center in Trumann. Born at Powhatten, she was the daughter of the late James and Eliza Cunningham Horsley and had been a Leachville resident since 1967. She was the widow of William Anderson Williams and Fred Beard and a member of the Ridgeview Baptist Church...
Lucille Bernadine Bland - Lake City (03/27/02)
Lucille Bernadine Bland, 82, of 76 Craighead County Road 660, Lake City, died Friday, March 22, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Fort Smith, she had lived most of her life in Memphis before moving to Lake City four months ago. She was a retired secretary for Firestone and was of the Baptist faith...
Helen Tankersley - Black Oak (03/27/02)
Helen Virginia Anthony Tankersley, 83, of Black Oak, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, March 23, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Boran at Monette she was the daughter of the late John and Lillie Hill Blankenship. She was a longtime resident of the Buffalo Island area and had been a resident of West Memphis for many years before making her home in Black Oak in 1992. She was of the Baptist belief...
Preston Lee Tate - West Memphis (03/27/02)
Preston Tate, 51, of West Memphis, formerly of Manila and Leachville, died March 20, 2002. He was a security officer. He was a basketball star in college and an avid sports fan. He is survived by his wife, Laura Tate of West Memphis; a stepdaughter, Cheryl Morgan of West Memphis and a stepson Todd Gatewood of Draper, Utah; his mother, Linda Harmon Tate of Leachville and two brothers, Bobby Tate and Randy Tate, both of Leachville; and four grandchildren...
Winford Harding Ward - Monette (03/27/02)
Winford Harding Ward, 80, of Monette, died Sunday, March 17, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was retired from American Greetings, a member of the Caraway First Baptist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, and had lived in the Monette area most of his life...
Ruth Virginia clause (03/22/02)
Judsonia Ruth Virginia Clause, 83, of Judsonia, died Sunday, March 10, 2002. She was born July 22, 1928 in Manila to Jim and Mollie McClish. Survivors include five daughters, Helen Davis of Judsonia, Mary Goff of Hastings, Neb., Margie Mrozinski of Bloomington, Ind., Bertha Thacker of Judsonia, and Ruby Blount of West Point; a son, Fred Waggle of Kensett; a sister, Ruby Turney of Manila; two brothers, Robert McClish of Manila and Joseph McClish of Alma: 24 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Frances Whittenburg - Monette (03/13/02)
Frances Whittenburg, 89, of Monette, formerly of Osceola, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at her residence. She had lived in Osceola for 25 years, was a former volunteer for the senior citizens program and was a charter member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church...
Rebecca Izora Wright - Manila (03/13/02)
Rebecca Izora Wright, 88 of Manila, the widow of Henry Wright, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born at Hornersville, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Cora Pankey and was a lifelong resident of Manila. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church...
Anna Mae Stone - Leachville (03/13/02)
Anna Mae Stone, 33, of Leachville, died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, in Leachville. Born at Kennett, she was lifelong Leachville resident and was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband, Sammy Stone of Leachville; a son, James Ray Austin of the home; her father and step-mother, Burrell and Cordie Lee Dow of Leachville; a brother, Albert Dow of Berryville; three sisters, Mary Ann Masters of Harsville, S.C., Linda Jean Orr of Newport, and Marilyn "Tooter" Sevier of Clinton; 11 step-brothers, James Thomas, Shot Thomas, Johnny Thomas, all of Leachville, Jack Thomas of Mountain Home, Bo Thomas of Oxford, Ark., Charles Thomas and Tony Thomas, both of Moentte, Bill Thomas, Danny Thomas, Dean Thomas and Harvey Thomas, all of Clinton; six step-sisters, Bug Woodard of Ft. ...
Billy Joe Roper - Leachville (03/13/02)
Billy Joe Roper, 50, of Leachville died Friday, March 8, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was employed by Barton's and had lived in the Leachville area most of his life. He was of the Pentecostal belief. He is survived by his wife, Magean Roper of the home; two daughters, Ann Penix of Leachville, and Vickie Roper of the home; five sisters, Rosie Freeman of Screaton, Ga., Mary McCall of Swifton, Ann Lyles of Swifton, Juanita Trimmer of Decatur, Ill., and Sue Cagle of Jonesboro; three borthers, Claudy Roper of Broken Arrow, Okla., Albert Roper of Laplace, Ill., and William Roper of Swifton; one grandson, Trevor Penix.. ...
Bud McWhirter - Manila (03/13/02)
Huron "Bud" McWhirter, 81, of Manila, died Friday, March 8, 2002, at the Manila Nursing Center. A lifelong Manila area resident he was the son of the late Charles Ellis and Maude Kilgore McWhriter. At the age of nine months Bud had diptheria resulting in permanent hearing loss. ...
Opal L. Irwin - Paragould (03/13/02)
Opal L. Irwin, 78, of Paragould died Friday, March 8, 2002, at Arkansas Mehtodist Medical center. Born in Lake City, she was retired from Emerson Electric, she also had worked for the Brookland School District. She had lived in Paragould for six years having moved there from the Lester Community, and was a member of the Southside Community Church...
Velma Mae Cullum - Monette (03/13/02)
Velma Mae Cullum, 94, of Monette died Wednesday, March 6, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of the Monette Assembly of God Church, and had lived in the Monette area most of her life. She is survived by three sons, Herbert D. ...
Virginia Dare Hutchison Burris - Jonesboro (03/13/02)
Virginia Dare Hutchison Burris, 82, of Jonesboro, died Monday, March 4, 2002, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Portia, she had lived most of her life in Craighead County. She was a homemaker and had been a Sunday School teacher at Egypt Baptist Church and Central Baptist Church where she was also a member...
Mildred Kathlene "Kathy" Banks - Leachville (03/13/02)
Mildred Kathlene "Kathy" Banks, 47, of Leachville died Saturday, March 9, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Lafe, she was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Banks of the home; two sons, Mary Wyatt of Monette and Jonathan "Little Man" Banks of the home; a daughter, Alisha Wallace of Kennett; a brother Jimmy Louis Wyatt of Leesville, La.; two stepbrothers, Jerry Ivy and Jimmy Ivy, both of Kennett; a sister, Annette Smith of Kennett; and three grandchildren, Bethany Prince, Krystyn Wallace and Dawsyn Wallace.. ...
Amy Iva Lee Carter - Cardwell (03/08/02)
Amy Iva Lee Carter, 83, of Cardwell died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at St. Bernards medical Center in Jonesboro. A lifelong resident of Cardwell, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Amy Bell Burcham and was a member of the Antioch Church of Christ...
Barbara Ann "Annie" Dawson - Leachville (03/08/02)
Barbara Ann "Annie" Dawson, 49, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at the Leachville Primary Care Clinic. Born at Paragould, she was the daughter of the late Garland Earl and Ida Matheny Dawson and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was a member of the Leachville Second Baptist Church...
Olean Holcomb - Cardwell (03/08/02)
Olean Holcomb, 75, of Cardwell, died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2002, at her residence. The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Forrest Grove Baptist Church in Cardwell with Kenneth Hargrave officiating. Burial was in Cardwell Cemetery under the direction of Mitchell Funeral Home of Paragould...
Linda Mae McMinn - Manila (03/08/02)
Linda Mae McMinn, 53, of Manila, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Edwards and Lou Jessie Wilson. She was a lifelong area resident and had lived in Manila since 1963...
Angelene Potter - Senath (03/08/02)
Angelene Potter, 68, of Senath died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Home. Born in Marshall, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Potter of Chicago and Michael Potter of Paragould; two daughters, Carol Ketchum of Chicago and Frankie Ann Miller of Senath; three brothers, David Reece of California, Evert Reece of Michigan and Pete Reece of Glencoe; three sisters, Sylvia Mosby of Lake City, Jeniva Ward of Paragould and Alice West of Rockford, Ill.; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.. ...
Dorothy Fay Reeves - Trumann (03/08/02)
Dorothy Fay Reeves, 58, of Trumann, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002, at her home. Born at Clarksdale, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Ben and Nancy Ross and had lived most of her life in Trumann. She is survived by her husband, Lonnie L. Reeves of Trumann; three sons, Jessie Lee Stewart and Jeff Reeves, both of Trumann, and Lee McQuay of Jonesboro; two daughters, Wanda Church Galloway of Leachville and Joyce Bishop Burton of Trumann; a brother, Charles Tom Ross of Marmaduke; two sisters, Edna Mooneyham of Trumann and Betty Massey of Mayflower; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Theodore Lester Stone - Manila (03/08/02)
Theodore Lester Stone, 79 of Manila, died Friday, March 1, 2002, at his home. Born at Searcy, he was the son of the late William and Bertha Stone and had been a resident of the Big Lake area of Manila for most of his life. He was a retired commercial fisherman and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Robin Pate Winkle - Hornersville (03/08/02)
Robin Michelle Pate Winkle, 36, of Hornersville died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2002, at her residence. Born May 8, 1965, in Leachville, she was the daughter of Edward Pate of Monette and Pat Tuten of Hornersville. Survivors include a son, Jeremy Allen Winkle of Hornersville; three brothers, David Pate of Hornersville, Danny Pate of San Antonio, Texas and William Pate of Long Island, N.C.; three sisters, Kim Hodges of Cardwell, Tammy Ingram of Brookland, and Kelly Duke of Hornersville...
Inas Lear Camp - Manila (03/08/02)
Inas Lear Camp, 75, of Manila, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Tupelo, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Arbbie Greenhaw, had been a Manila resident for most of her life and was the widow of Jack Camp...