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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Obituaries from July 2003

John Richard Ball - Leachville (07/31/03)
John Richard Ball, 19, of Leachville, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, at Pierce Landing near Hornersville. He was employed by Maverick Tube of Blytheville and he enjoyed outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing. He is survived by his parents, Harold and Lisa Ball of the home; sister, Christie Ball of the home; grandparents, Norene Whiteaker of Leachville and Francis Ball of Arbyrd, Mo.; great-grandparents, Maie Willming of Lawrence, Mich., Aldie and Ernest Whiteaker of Calico Rock, and Jerlean Hogland of Hollywood, Mo.. ...
Mary Gladys Staggs - Jonesboro (07/31/03)
Mary Gladys Staggs, 99, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at her home. Born at Mount Pleasant, she moved to Jonesboro in 1945. She was a homemaker, a member of an extension homemakers club and a member of Magnolia road Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Billy M. ...
Annie Mae Robinson - Horseshoe Bay, Texas (07/31/03)
Annie Mae Robinson, 61, of 1705 Cherokee, Horse Shoe Bay, Texas, died Thursday, July 17, 2003. She was of the Pentecostal faith. She is the daughter of the late Mamie Lewis and Aurthur Osborn. She is survived by her husband, Sidney F. Robinson; two sons, Mark Robinson of Granite Shoals, Texas, and Danny Robinson of Marble Falls, Texas; a daughter, Shirley McEntire of Hillsboro, Texas; two brothers, Gene Osborn of Caraway and William Osborn of Luxora; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Robert E. Maynard - Linn Creek, Mo. (07/31/03)
Robert E. Maynard, 66, of Linn Creek, Mo., died July 5, 2003, at Lake Regional Health Systems in Osage Beach, Mo. He was born Sept. 12, 1936 in Leachville, to the late Paschal and Katie Bishoff Maynard. Robert was married Jan. 14, 1956, in Ferguson, Mo., to Janice Zolman. He owned and operated Maynard Mobile Homes, Maynard Country Corner, and the A Road Mini Mart in Linn Creek, Mo. He attended the Walk On The Water Faith Church in Osage Beach...
Keli Jean Murphy - Cloverdale, Ind. (07/31/03)
Keli Jean Murphy, born Sept. 27, 1993, died July 16, 2003, in a go-cart/four-wheeler accident in Cloverdale, Ind., near her home. She is survived by her parents, Jim and Keri (Buck) Murphy; two brothers, Thomas Loveless and James Murphy, both of the home; maternal grandparents, Sam and Shirley Buck, Lake Sherwood, Mo., formerly of Leachville; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Murphy of Texas; aunt, Barbara Suber, of Monette, and a host of other family and friends...
Orlan E. Lee Johnson - Rector (07/31/03)
Orlan E. Lee Johnson, 19, of Rector, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, at Pierce Landing near Hornersville. He was a 2002 graduate of Rector High School and was employed by Black River Contracting of Paragould. He was a member of the Arkansas Army National Guard...
William Clayborn Crist - Lake City (07/31/03)
William Clayborn Crist, 80, of Lake City, died Monday, July 21, 2003, at Lakeside Nursing Center. Born in Jonesboro, he had lived in Lake City for nine and a half years and was formerly of the Batesville and Little Rock areas. He was a disabled veteran of the Air Force who served during World War II and was of the Baptist belief...
Ruth Mae Baswell - Monette (07/31/03)
Ruth Mae Baswell, 73, of Monette, widow of James Baswell, died Sunday, July 20, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Benton and Mary Lou Pasley and was a lifelong area resident. Mrs. Baswell was a homemaker and member of the Childress Baptist Church...
Arthur Jerome Benn - Lake City (07/24/03)
Arthur Jerome Benn, 81, of Lake City died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, at his home. Born in San Francisco, he lived in Oakland Calif., before moving to Lake City in 1980. He was a retired mail carrier and a World War II veteran of the Coast Guard. Survivors include his wife, Alice Benn, of the home...
Rev. Cecil E. Chapin - Florida (07/24/03)
Rev. Cecil E. Chapin 76, of Wimauma, Fla., formerly of Benton Harbor, Mich., died July 14, 2003. Funeral services were conducted July 18, 2003 by the pastor at the Wimauma Church of God. Burial was in Wimauma. Rev. Chapin was born in Carlisle, to John and Lela Chapin, Sept. ...
Evelyn Nance Harmon - Colton, Calif. (07/24/03)
Evelyn Nance Harmon, 65, of Colton, formerly of Lake City, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at her residence. She was a homemaker, a Pentecost and a resident of California for more than 50 years. Survivors include her husband, Harold Harmon of Colton, Calif.; four daughters, Rose Casey of Lake City, Barbara Crownin of Tucson, Ariz., Evelyn Crakaal of Colton, and Dawn Herman of Moreno, Calif.; a son, Harold W. Harmon of Montana, Calif.; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren...
Rickey Joe Iglehart - Jonesboro (07/24/03)
Ricky Joe Iglehart, 44, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born in Jonesboro, he lived all of his life in the Jonesboro-Lake City area. He worked several years in the sales department of Hytrol Conveyor Company of Jonesboro and was a member of the Temple Missionary Baptist Church of Jonesboro...
Billy Mack Johnson - Paragould (07/24/03)
Billy Mack Johnson, 71, of Paragould died Tuesday, July 15, 2003. Born in Leachville, he was a veteran of the Korean War, a former assistant cashier at First National Bank of Commerce and was owner, operator and salesman at Lamb Auto Sales. He was a member of Seventh and Mueller Church of Christ...
Jack Moore - Jonesboro (07/24/03)
Jack Moore, 64, of Jonesboro died Monday, July 14, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was the coach of the All-American Redheads Women's Basketball Team for 10 years and was named to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. He was active in the development of the Valley View boys baseball team and the summer baseball program and the Valley View baseball field was named in his honor. ...
Albert Joseph Bandy - Leachville (07/24/03)
Albert Joseph Bandy, 90, of Leachville, died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Bay, he was the son of the late Ira Edward and Mary Sanders Bandy and had been a Leachville resident since 1948. He was a retired farmer having worked for Wildy Farms for 33 years and was a member of the New Harmony Baptist Church...
Amelia Robins Anthony - Memphis, Tenn. (07/24/03)
Amelia Robins Anthony, 90, of Memphis, widow of Hawley Anthony, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at Quince Nursing Center in Memphis. Born at Shrum, Mo., she was the daughter of Thomas M. and Elizabeth Long Robins and had been a Memphis resident for the past 15 years. ...
Mabel Stewart - Manila (07/16/03)
Mabel Stewart, 90, of Manila died Saturday, July 12, 2003. She was a housewife and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include two daughters, Yvonne Mason of Manila and Bonnie Thompson of St. Francis; five grandchildren, Jeffery Pearson, Michael Hillis, Judy Cole, Gavin Dye and Theresa Thompson, and six great-grandchildren...
Myrtle Esther Sharp - Leachville (07/16/03)
Myrtle Esther Sharp, 93, of Leachville, widow of D.B. Sharp, died Friday, July 11, 2003, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Wood and had been a Leachville resident since 1966. She was a retired seamstress and was a member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Jimmy Ray Rich - Manila (07/16/03)
Jimmy Ray Rich, 39, of Manila died Saturday, July 12, 2003, at his residence. Born in Manila, he was the son of the late Jim Rich and had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was a painter and of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include his mother, Faye Hancock of Manila; a brother, James Rich of Manila; four sisters, Lola Williams and Charlotte Kirby, both of Mayflower, Pam Purser of Somerville, Tenn., and Thelma King of Gosnell...
Jack Fincher - Caraway (07/16/03)
Jack Fincher, 89, of Caraway, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. He was born in Blytheville and lived in Theodosia, Mo., before moving to Caraway in 1984. He was a retired farmer, a member of the First Baptist Church in Caraway, and was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II...
Larry Wayne Horner, Sr. - Manila (07/03/03)
Larry Wayne Horner, Sr., 67, of Manila, died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late William and Ida Garrett Horner and had been a longtime Manila resident. He was a 1954 graduate of Manila High School and played basketball and baseball for Manila including four straight undefeated baseball seasons. ...
Evelyon Lizzie Lou Kelley - Manila (07/03/03)
Evelyon Lizzie Lou Kelley, 71, of Manila died Thursday, June 26, 2003, at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas. She was born in carbon Hill, Ala., but was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal belief...
Gerald Wayne Murphy - Caraway (07/03/03)
Gerald Wayne Murphy, 60, of Caraway, died Friday, June 27, 2003, at his residence. He was retired from American Greetings Corp. and self-employed. He was a member of Caraway Community of Christ church. He had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by his wife, Freddie Lee Murphy of the home; his father, Bruce Murphy of Jonesboro and step-mother, Lorene Murphy; three sisters, Norma Emison of Jonesboro, Linda Pyland of Caraway and Wanda Wonigar of Horn Lake, Miss.; a brother, Keith Murphy of Germantown; a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Merrett Emery of Caraway; two grandchildren, Mandy and Michael Emery of Caraway and a grand-daughter-in-law, Starla Emery of Caraway.. ...
Jim Pace - Midway (07/03/03)
Jim Pace, 58, of Midway, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at Branson. He was a lumber salesman for Merchant Building, of the Church of Christ belief, and had lived in the Mountain Home area for 10 years. He was formerly of Black Oak. He was a Mason. He is survived by three sisters, Juanita Spivey of Lewisville, Texas, Faye Emery of Caraway, and Patty Jones of Little Rock; two brothers, Murel Mangrum of Trumann and Gary Pace of Black Oak; two sons, Kevin Pace and Michael Pace of West Plains, Mo...
Ulala Hedge Baggett - Leachville (07/09/03)
Ulala Hedge Baggett, 77, of Leachville died July 4, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 28, 1925, in Camden, Tenn., the daughter of Leslie and Thelma Hedge. Ms. Baggett worked throughout her life as a nurse's aid...
Connie Mae Horner - Jonesboro (07/09/03)
Connie Mae Horner, 56, of 98 Rogers Apt. 3, Jonesboro, died Tuesday, June 29, 2003, at her home. She was born April 27, 1947, at Blytheville. She is the daughter of the late Sammy D. Farmer and Lucille Williams She was a member of Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Jonesboro...
Herman Utah "Bo" McDaniel, Jr. - Lake City (07/09/03)
Herman Utah "Bo" McDaniel, Jr., 58, of Lake City died Thursday, July 3, 2003, in Lake City. Born in Lepanto and formerly of Lake Charles, La., he was an over-the-road truck driver, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and of the Church of God belief...
Charlesteen Roe - Arbyrd (07/09/03)
Charlesteen Roe, daughter of the late John Curt and Bessie Benton Roe, was born Aug. 22, 1937, in Arbyrd, and passed away July 2,2003, at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 65. She is survived by two sons, Jessie Wayne Roe of Paragould and Ronald Dean Roe, and his wife, Tonda, of Paragould; a brother, Dempsey Wayne Roe of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Nelgin Baugh of Arbyrd and Edwanda Glisson of Starke, Fla.; four grandchildren, Justin, Andrew, Connor and Peyton Roe; two nieces, Lillie Ann Roe of Arbyrd and Amy Bogart of Marmaduke; and two nephews, Josh and Matthew Roe.. ...
Albertine Hyde Safley - McRae (07/09/03)
Albertine Hyde Safley, 85, of McRae died Saturday, June 28, 2003. Mrs. Safley was born in Paragould on Dec. 12, 1917, and was raised in the Hancock community. She was the daughter of John William and Bertie Esther Cox Hyde. She was a homemaker and member of the McRae Church of Christ. She married Maurice Safley in 1937 at Black Oak...
Brad Gamble - Caraway (07/03/03)
Brad Gamble, 39, of Caraway died Friday, June 27, 2003, at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a Baptist and a self-employed carpenter. He is survived by his mother Alma Lee Fires Smith of Caraway and his father, Roger Gamble of East Prairie, Mo.; a step-sister, Necie Hall of East Prairie, Mo.; a brother, Brian Lee Gamble of Benton, two step-brothers, Jeremy Smith of Lake City and Keith Carden of East Prairie, Mo...