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Obituaries from June 2002

Cecil Terry Sr. - Harrisburg (06/26/02)
Cecil Terry Sr., 72, of Harrisburg, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at his residence. He was retired from Georgia Pacific Company, lived in Harrisburg for 10 years, formerly of Grand Rapids, Mich. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Cecil Terry Jr., and Stephanie, of Harrisburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Mauchmar and Conrad of Kentwood, Mich.; a half-sister, Loretta Reid of Bone Gap, Ill., and a half-brother, Bill Orr, of Evansville, Ill.; and six grandchildren...
Arlis Doyle Lee - Manila (06/21/02)
Arlis Doyle Lee, 44, of Manila died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Youel and Ethel Turner Lee and had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was a former cotton ginner and had been disabled for the past 19 years. He was of the Pentecostal belief and served his country in the U.S. Army...
Euel M. Timms - Lake City (06/21/02)
Euel M. Timms, 65, a lifetime resident of Lake City, died Sunday, June 9, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired roofer and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include his wife, Martha Timms of the home; four sons, Curtis Timms of Lake City, Rickey Timms of Jonesboro, David Timms of Piggott and Dennis Timms of Brookland; a daughter, Lisa Staggs of Lake City; four brothers, Billy Timms of Santa Paula, Calif., Delbert Timms of Lake City, Lonnie Timms of Bonne Terre, Mo., and Jackie Timms of Peru, Ind.; five sisters, Margie Carter of Marmaduke, Shirley Knatcal of Festus, Mo., Patricia Winford, Brenda Stotts and Wanda Beaty, all of Lake City; and 13 grandchildren.. ...
Clifford Wiley - West Plains, Mo. (06/21/02)
Clifford Wiley, 69, of West Plains, Mo., died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at his home. He was the son of Quitman King and Mildred Dodds Wiley. On May 30, 1959, he was married at Manila to Linda Jackson. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. Before his retirement, he had been a truck driver and operated Wiley Residential Care and Wiley's Recreation for many years. He was a member of United Freewill Baptist Church of West Plains...
Jesse William Perkins - Manila (06/21/02)
Jesse William Perkins, 74, of Manila died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at O'Kean, he was the son of the late David and Elizabeth McCain Perkins and had been a Manila resident for the past 30 years. He was a retired furniture dealer and was a member of the Blackwater Baptist Church...
Pauline V. Taylor Baker - Caraway (06/21/02)
Pauline V. Taylor Baker, 83, of Caraway, died Sunday, June 9, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was retired from Arkansas Glass Company and was a member of the Caraway Church of God. She had lived in Caraway most of her life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Baker; her parents, Josh and Beddie Taylor; a niece that she raised, Mary Lou Stone; two sisters, Lou Ann Stone and Evelyn Russell; three brothers, Harrison Taylor, Smuel Tee Taylor and Luther Taylor; and a half-brother, Clarence Taylor.. ...
Rayburn Earl Williams - Caraway (06/21/02)
Rayburn Earl Williams, 64, of Caraway died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at Baptist Memorial East in Memphis. Born at Caraway, he was the son of the late Elmer and Opal Guinn Williams and had been a former long-time Manila resident. He was a retired trucker and he attended Rowes Chapel Baptist Church...
Doris D. Felker - Monette (06/21/02)
Doris D. Felker, 71, of Monette, died Tuesday, June 11, 2002, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born June 24, 1930, in the Lost Cane community to William and Minnie Jackson Felker, she was a longtime area resident, a homemaker, and of the Baptist faith...
Lillie Parker Arnold - Senath (06/26/02)
Lillie Parker Arnold, 94, of Senath died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at the Senath Nursing Center. Born in Tennessee, she was a member of Primitive Baptist Church. Survivors include three sons, Clifton Parker of Paragould, Sam Parker of Phoenix and Jerry Wayne Parker of Mercerville, N.J.; four daughters, Mary Robertson of St. ...
Paul Edward Bandy - Blytheville (06/26/02)
Paul Edward Bandy, 82, of Blytheville died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. Born at Bay, he lived there until moving to Blytheville eight years ago. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Alsup Baptist Church...
Diana Faye Hawkins - Senath (06/26/02)
Diana Faye Hawkins, 59, of Senath died Saturday, June 15, 2002, at her residence. She was born in Senath. Survivors include her husband, Bill Hawkins of Senath; two sons, Marty Hawkins of Orlando, Fla., and Dana Hawkins of Jonesboro; two brothers, Dennis Williams of Kennett and Eddie Snyder of Ironton, Mo.; a sister, Sharon Hardin of Senath; and two grandchildren, Madison Hawkins and Jacob Hawkins...
Jerry Lee Hitt - Rogers (06/26/02)
Jerry Lee Hitt, 56, of Rogers died Friday, June 14, 2002, in a boating accident on the White River near Calico Rock. He was born March 23, 1946, in St. Clair Shores, Mich., to Grover Hitt and Mary Rose Hitt. Dr. Hitt graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock in 1970 then completed his internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. ...
Willie B. Imler - Paragould (06/26/02)
Willie B. Imler, 79, of Paragould, died Saturday, June 22, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Keiser, he was the son of the late William and Campie Anthony Imler and was a former Leachville resident. He lived many years in Michigan before moving to Paragould in 1972. He was retired from the Sunlight Company in Paragould. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and was a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Paragould...
Shannon Wayne Hurley - Manila (06/21/02)
Shannon Wayne Hurley, 31, of Manila, died Sunday, June 9, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born Sept. 9, 1970, in Mesa, Ariz., he had been a carpenter. He is survived by his ex-wife, Melissa Hurley-Kemper of Blytheville; his parents, Herman Buddy Hurley and Violet Hurley, both of Manila; a son, Blake Smith-Hurley of Blytheville; two daughters, Tiffany Dawn Daniels and Shanna Marie Hurley, both of Manila; a sister, Sherri Marie Starnes, and her husband Billy, of Luxora; and two brothers, Buddy Wayne Hurley, and his wife Rhonda, and Terry Lee Hurley, and his wife Kristi, all of Manila.. ...
James Clyde Fry - Black Oak (06/21/02)
James Clyde Fry, 57, of Black Oak, died Tuesday, June 11, 2002, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. A retired farmer associated with Grisham Farms for 30 years, he lived in the Black Oak area throughout his life. Survivors include his wife, Paulette Fry of the home; his mother, Lillie Fry of Black Oak; a sister, Grace Jones of Black Oak; two brothers, Charles Fry of Corn, Okla., and Ray Fry of Burke, Vir.; a daughter, Shirley Fry of Black Oak; and two grandchildren, Andrew Stone and Courtney Stone.. ...
Vernon Brooks - Doniphan, Mo. (06/13/02)
Vernon Lemmie Brooks, 77, of Doniphan, Mo., died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was the son of the late Lemmie F. Brooks and Minnie Millhouse Brooks. Born Sept. 27, 1924, in Geneva, Mo., he was a member of the American Legion and served with the U.S. Navy in World War II...
Maxine Elois Cox - Manila (06/13/02)
Maxine Elois Cox, 72, of Manila died Sunday, June 9, 2002, at the home of her daughter in Gosnell. Born at Ripley, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Dolphus and Dovie Maurvey Smith. She had been a longtime Blytheville resident before making her home in Manila in 1988. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Mae Dawson - Caraway (06/13/02)
Mae Dawson, 85, of Caraway died Saturday, June 1, 2002, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was retired from American Greetings and a member of Caraway First Baptist Church. She had lived in the Caraway area most of her life. She is survived by two daughters, Mollie F. ...
William Arvel Dunkerson - Black Oak (06/13/02)
William Arvel Dunkerson, 86, of Black Oak, died Monday, June 3, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was retired from Craighead County Road Department, a member of the Caraway First Baptist Church, had lived in the Black Oak and Caraway area most of his life...
John Lawrence Woodard - Athelstan (06/13/02)
John Lawrence Woodard, 89, of Athelstan died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Osceola. Born Oct. 29, 1912 in Fayetteville, Tenn., he was a member of the Keiser Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Ola Mae Woodard of Athelstan; a daughter, Betty Lawrence Woodard Alexander of Wilson; a sister, Evelyn Hughes of Manila; eight grandchildren, William Jackson Alexander, MD of Denver, Col., Mapra Kathleen Gentry of Houston, Texas, Elizabeth Jeanne Stratton of Bentonville, Dr. ...
Madelyn Zoe West - Midway (06/13/02)
Madelyn Zoe West, 90, of Midway, died Monday, June 3, 2002, at Baxter County Hospital at Mountain Home. She was born at Alicia and had lived at Midway for 12 years, formerly of Jonesboro. She was a member of the Stone Street Assembly of God Church in Jonesboro and a homemaker...
Vernon Lemmie Brooks - Doniphan, Mo. (06/07/02)
Vernon Lemmie Brooks, 77, of Doniphan, Mo., will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at the Hornersville Baptist Church in Hornersville. Rev. David Powell and Rev. Doug Clinton will officiate. Burial will be in the Horner Cemetery. Brooks died Sunday, June 2, 2002, at the Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis...
Pauline Horner - Senath (06/07/02)
Pauline Horner, 79, of Senath, died Saturday, June 1, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. She was born Feb. 17, 1923 at Hornersville and was a homemaker. She was a member of Lulu Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Charline Horner Barnum of Paragould; two sisters, Bettie King of Bangor, Mich., and Marian Branum of Hornersville; five grandchildren, Donna Foster, Kim Foster, D.D. Fain, Tim Barnum, Brien Burkett; and seven great-grandchildren...
Vaughn Theo Hutton - Hoxie (06/07/02)
Vaughn Theo Hutton, 77, of Hoxie, formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late William Joseph and Mary Jewell Hutton and had lived in Hoxie for the past 50 years. He was a retired farmer and was a member of the Manila Methodist Church. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and had served in the Normandy Invasion where he received a Purple Heat during the D-Day action in France...
Allen Jerome Love - Leachville (06/07/02)
Allen Jerome Love, 30, of Leachville died Sunday, May 26, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Great Falls, Mont., he had been a Leachville area resident since 1977. He was a 1990 graduate of Buffalo Island Central, was an employee of the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and attended Happy Corner Assembly of God Church...
Ronald Everett Porter - Leachville (06/07/02)
Ronald Everett Porter, 56, of Leachville died Friday, May 31, 2002, at St. Bernards medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Lake City, he was the son of the late Lloyd and Ruth Johnson Porter and a lifelong resident of Buffalo Island, and a truck driver...
Jane Rutledge "Sis" Stewart - Caraway (06/07/02)
Jane Rutledge "Sis" Stewart, 77, of Caraway, died Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at Monette Manor. She was retired from Basler Electric in Caraway and was a member of the Caraway Church of Christ. She had lived in the Caraway area throughout her lifetime...
Danny Bourland - Blytheville (06/07/02)
Danny Bourland, 62, of Blytheville, died Saturday, June 1, 2002, at Methodist Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. Born in the Lost Cane community to Merritt and Estelle Stutts Bourland, he was a lifelong area resident and a member of First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Mr. Bourland had farming and agricultural interests and was a former manager of Cotton rowers Gin. He was a financial consultant with A.G. Edwards and Sons in Blytheville prior to his retirement...