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Obituaries from February 2003

Kelly Jeanett Watt - Marked Tree (02/26/03)
Kelly Jeanett Watt, 72, of Marked Tree, formerly of Osceola, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, Larry Johnson of Phoenix and Thomas Johnson of Marked Tree; two daughters, Paulette LaBryer of Caraway and Brenda White of Mechanicsville, Va.; two sisters, Dorothy Pannell of Booneville, Miss., and Alice Hanley of Osceola; a brother, Quincy Hollis of Waukegan, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.. ...
Mary Marie Cullins- Manila (02/26/03)
Mary Marie Cullins, 87, of Manila died Friday, Feb. 21, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Kate Stampley Price and was a Manila resident for most of her life. The widow of Johnnie Cullins, she was a retired store manager for McKinnon Furniture Company in Manila and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila where she served as longtime leader of the Manila Methodist Women. ...
Laura May Eaton - Rector (02/26/03)
Laura May Eaton, 83, of Rector died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Rector, she was a homemaker, a member of Mary's Chapel General Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, and a member of the Glaub-Lone Holly Extension Homemakers Club...
Nellie Lorene Merriman McFall - Jonesboro (02/26/03)
Nellie Lorene Merriman McFall, 89, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the widow of Ernest McFall and was a former long-time Manila resident. Born at Corinth, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Lyvin Brown Morgan. She was a retired nurse's aide for Manila Nursing Home and was a member of the Pentecostal Church...
John H. Morris - Monette (02/26/03)
John H. Morris, 78, of Monette, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired mechanic, attended church at Kennett Church of Christ and Monette First Baptist Church, was a U.S. Army Veteran and had lived in Monette since 1962. He was formerly of Senath...
Nannie Louise Newell - St. Charles, Mo. (02/26/03)
Nannie Louise Newell, 79, of St. Charles, Mo., died Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Charles, Mo. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Claudie and Maggie Martin Harwell and had been a resident of Tallahassee, Fla., for the past 25 years. She was a retired painter and was a member of the First Baptist Church in St. Peters, Mo., and a member of the Silver Threads Group...
Mona Corrine Palmer - Powhatan (02/26/03)
Mona Corrine Palmer, 63, of Powhatan, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Salado, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Mattie Young Campbell and had been a longtime Manila area resident before making her home in Powhatan in 1995. She was employed by SB Power Tool Company in Walnut Ridge and was of the Baptist faith...
Paul Stotts - Lake City (02/26/03)
Paul Stotts, 80, of Lake City died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2003, at his home. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Survivors include his wife, Lanie Stotts of Lake City; two son, Teddy Stotts and Terry Stotts, both of Lake City; a sister, Maggie Owens of Rockford, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren...
Eleanor Faye Wright - Lepanto (02/12/03)
Eleanor Faye Wright, 71, of Lepanto died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at Gosnell Health Care. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Lepanto. Survivors include her husband, Jessie Wright; a daughter, Terry Downs of Memphis; five sisters, Jean Hayes of Osceola, Doris Wright of Lepanto, Wanda Towns of Beebe, Elissa Underwood of Pekin, Ill., and Martha Gibson of Van Buren; two grandchildren, Jennifer Waters and Crystal Wilder, both of Manila; and four great-grandchildren.. ...
George David Whittenburg - Caraway (02/12/03)
George David Whittenburg, 69, of Caraway, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lonoke, he was the son of the late Louie and Francis Flowers Whittenburg and had been a resident of Caraway since 1940. He was an assembly technician with Peerless Manufacturing at Paragould and was of the Baptist faith...
Willie Alvin Thompson - Lake City (02/12/03)
Willie Alvin Thompson, 63, of Lake City died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Lake City on Aug. 28, 1939. He was a member and deacon of Refuge General Baptist Church in Lake City. He had lived in Lake City all of his life and was a supervisor at Singer in Trumann. He served as treasurer of the church building fund and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Lake City...
Alvin Doyle Snider - Cherokee Village (02/12/03)
Alvin Doyle Snider, 57, of Cherokee Village died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at his residence. A retired carpenter, he was a member of Brighten Community Church in Paragould. Survivors include his wife, Violet Louise Snider of the home; four daughters, Paula Jackson of Hardy, Lynn Powell and Valerie Hall, both of Williford, and Lisa Collier of Paragould; two sons, Matthew Herren of Searcy and Alan Herren of Manila; four sisters, Syvilla Clayton of Powhatan, Dianna Pitcher of Paragould, Barbara Eubanks of Delaplaine and Bonnie Clayton of Cherokee Village; three brothers, Gallen Snider of Evening Shade, Glendon Snider of Louisville, Ky., and Fred Snider of Jonesboro and five grandchildren.. ...
Noble Wilson Shelton - Jonesboro (02/12/03)
Noble Wilson Shelton, 68, of Jonesboro, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2003, at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Will Ed and Abbie Morris Shelton and had been a Jonesboro resident since 1991. He was a 1952 graduate of Manila High School and was retired from general Motors Truck and Bus division in Pontiac, Mich. Mr. Shelton served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War...
Nina Lorene Carr - Keiser (02/12/03)
Nina Lorene Carr, 78, of Keiser, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Osceola. Born in Evening Shade, she was a homemaker and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Osceola. Survivors include three sons, Jerry Carr of Osceola and Howard Carr and James Carr, both of Keiser; three daughters, Imo Gean Caldwell, Sue Heugel and Shirley Moss, all of Osceola; a sister, Ivy Wilson, of Manila, several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren...
Elvis Roy Davidson - Paragould (02/12/03)
Elvis Roy Davidson, 83, of Paragould died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born in Monette, he was a retired carpenter and was of the Methodist belief. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Alene Akes Davidson of Paragould; a son, Darrell Davidson of Paragould; three daughters, Shelvie Morris of Hoxie, Barbara Prince of Jonesboro and Martha Ewing of Paragould; a brother, Boyd Davidson of Lake City; a sister, Pauline Parrish of Monette; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.. ...
Infant BryAnna Renea Smith - Leachville (02/12/03)
BryAnna Renea Smith, 5-month-old daughter of David Smith and Anna Collins of Leachville died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2003, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. She was born at Paragould. Survivors, in addition to her parents, include a sister, Regina Smith of Lepanto; three brothers, Marc Smith of Lepanto, Wes Smith of Garden Point, and Matthew Collins of Leachville; and grandparents, Jerry and Mildred Collins of Caraway...
Dorris Sue Morrow - Beech Grove (02/12/03)
Dorris Sue Morrow, 61, of Beech Grove, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003, at her residence. Born April 23, 1941, at Stanford, she was a retired social worker and former owner of Morrow's Grocery. She was a member of Commissary Church of Christ. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Morrow of Beech Grove; two sons and daughters-in-law, Keith and Wanda Morrow of Beech Grove and Mark and LeAnn Morrow of Jonesboro; six grandchildren, Jessica, Baylee, Ashlee, Mikah, Lydia and Mason Morrow; a brother, Jones Shaffer of Hardy; a sister, Connie Gill of Beech Grove.. ...
William "Cajun Bill" Roberson - Manila (02/12/03)
William "Cajun Bill" Roberson, 74, of Manila, died Monday, Feb. 10, 2003, at his home. Born in Mobile, Ala., he was the son of the late Marshall and Bessie Henry Roberson. He had been a Manila resident since 1990. He was a Mason and a member of the Shriners. In the early 1960's, he founded Harbor Call Mission in Columbus, Ga. He was a retired mechanical engineer and Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict...
Glen Sargent - Lake City (02/06/03)
Glen Sargent, 84, of Lake City, died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2003, at his residence. He was retired from general Motors, a member of The congregation of Monette Jehovah's Witnesses, and minister for the Jehovah's Witnesses, and had lived in Lake City for 29 years. He was formerly of Indianapolis, Ind...
Mary Louise McMurry - Lake City (02/06/03)
Mary Louise McMurry, 78, of Lake City, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include her husband, H.J. McMurry of Lake City; two sons, Anthony J. McMurry of Lake City and David Scott McMurry of Jonesboro; nine grandchildren, Anthony J. ...
Paul Loyde Guiltner - Monette (02/06/03)
Paul Loyde Guiltner, 76, of Monette, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2003, at his residence. He was a retired painter, member of Monette Assembly of God Church, and lived in Monette eight years, formerly of Douglas, Mich. He is survived by five children, Joe, Frank, Carol, Sharron and Nellie Guiltner, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four sisters, Irene E. ...
Glenda Alice Duffel - Leachville (02/06/03)
Glenda Alice Duffel, 62, of Leachville, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital of Blytheville. Born in Dunklin County, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Leamon Pemberton. She was a homemaker and had been a resident of Leachville since 1964, and was a member of the Greater Life United Pentecostal Church in Arbyrd...
Bessie Eggers Baker - Monette (02/06/03)
Bessie Eggers Baker, 89, of Monette, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2003, at Monette Manor. She was a homemaker, member of Monette Church of Christ and had lived in the Monette area a lifetime. She was co-owner of Bess and Lavern's Flower Shop for many years...