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Obituaries from February 2004

Gerry Lynn Melvin - Leachville (02/27/04)
Gerry Lynn Melvin, 58, of Leachville, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004, of injuries received in an auto accident in Leachville. Born at Columbia, Miss., she had lived in Leachville for the past 12 years and owned and operated Gerry Lynn's Cotton Candy Distribution...
James L. Chambers Jr. - Jonesboro (02/18/04)
James L. Chambers, Jr., 63, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, at his residence. He was retired from Lincoln Manufacturing Co., of the Baptist belief, a U.S. Navy veteran, and had lived in Jonesboro one year, formerly of the Monette and Lake City area...
Guy W. Collier - Blytheville (02/18/04)
Guy W. Collier, 90, of Blytheville, died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2004, at the Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas in Jonesboro. Born March 21, 1913, in Rector, the son of Richard J. and Grace Frazier collier, he had been a resident of Blytheville for most of his life, an automobile mechanic, and of the Methodist faith. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II...
Charles James Denton - Manila (02/18/04)
Charles James Denton, 72, of Manila, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Charlie and Vera Miller Denton and had been a lifelong area resident. He was the widower of Elsie Denton and was a retired machinist...
Ephriam Braxton Ward - Leachville (02/27/04)
Ephriam Braxton Ward, 73, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late John and Hattie Rucker Ward and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. He was a retired employee of Randall Textron of Blytheville and had been a lifelong member and a longtime deacon of the Happy Corner Assembly of God Church...
Amos Norman Cobbs - Paragould (02/27/04)
Amos Norman Cobbs, 86, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was retired from the Navy, having served during World War II, and was a retired federal employee, having worked more than 32 years as an assistant traffic manager in Navy Civil Service at Millington Naval Station. He was a member of East Side Baptist Church...
Valmon Holloway - West Plains, Mo. (02/27/04)
Valmon Holloway, 91, of West Plains, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 15, 2004, in a West Plains nursing home. Born Dec. 1, 1912, in Cushman, he was the son of Lee and Laura Steward Holloway. He was a retired manganese miner and a member of the Church of God in Leachville...
Paul Walker Hollis - Trumann (02/27/04)
Paul Walker Hollis, 84, of Trumann died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of NEA. Born in Lake City, he had lived in Trumann for 50 years and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a retired salesman, a Methodist and a member of Trumann Masonic Lodge No. 693 and the American Legion...
Adelene Collins - Fulton, Miss. (02/27/04)
Adelene Collins, 86, of Fulton, Miss., died Feb. 20, 2004, at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was a homemaker, member of Monette Church of Christ and had lived in Tupelo, Miss., for five years, formerly of Monette. She was a member of the Eastern Star...
Jim "Earl" Jackson - Blytheville (02/27/04)
Jim "Earl" Jackson, 87, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. He was a member of the West Ridge Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, lifelong resident of the Etowah Community where he farmed. He drove a school bus for Missco School system for 24 years...
Mary Ethel Brown - Caraway (02/27/04)
Mary Ethel Brown, 68, of Caraway died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a member of the Buffalo Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Billy Ray Brown of Caraway; a daughter, Malinda Brown of Newark; and a brother, Ernest McKay of Shirley...
Eunice Lucille Rouse - Hornersville (02/12/04)
Eunice Lucille Rouse, 79, of Hornersville died Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lynn, she had lived in Horenrsville since 1940. She is the daughter of the late William Turner and Blanche Alls Glenn. She was the widow of Elmer Rouse, Jr. and a member of Hornersville Baptist Church...
Oscar Lee Moore - Blytheville (02/12/04)
Oscar Lee Moore, 65, of Blytheville died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at his residence. Born in Wynne, he worked in auto salvage and sales and was a member of Mary's Chapel Church in Huffman. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Moore of Blytheville; three daughters, Candy Bates and Karen Holmes, both of Gosnell, and Leighann Hatley of Lubert, Texas; five sons, Kevin Jones, Justin Moore and Danny Moore, all of Blytheville, Randy Moore of Manila and Glenn Burress of Gosnell; three sisters, Barbara Pierce and Maudie Robinson, both of Blytheville, and Betty West of Buffalo, Ill.; a brother, Jim Moore of Georgia; 14 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.. ...
Wilma Jean Gilbert - Manila (02/12/04)
Wilma Jean Gilbert, 58, of Manila, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004, at her home. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Gladys Marie Barlow and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a 1964 graduate of Leachville High School and was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila...
James Harlin Eubanks - Coloma, Mich. (02/12/04)
James (Harlin) Eubanks, 76, of Coloma, Mich., died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at his home. Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Davidson Chapel, Florin Funeral Service, Coloma, the Rev. Tom Langston officiating. Burial was in Coloma Cemetery, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 362 of Coloma and Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, VFW Post 1137 of Benton Harbor and VFW Post 6803 of...
Bok Soon "Sue" Davis - Paragould (02/12/04)
Bok Soon "Sue" Davis, 64, of Paragould died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she was a homemaker and a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Charles R. Davis of Lake City; three sons, Donald Davis of Jonesboro, George Davis of Rota, Spain, and Charles Davis of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Glenda Johnson of Jonesboro; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild...
Arah Frasure Carlton - Marmaduke (02/12/04)
Arah Frasure Carlton, 84, of Marmaduke died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at The Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was a homemaker, a Catholic, and had lived in Marmaduke six months, formerly of Caraway. She is survived by two sons, Dean Carlton and Mike Carlton, both of Paragould; a daughter, Mary Carlton Hester of Jonesboro; five grandchildren, Barry...
Georgia Ann Knight - Leachville (02/05/04)
Georgia Ann Knight, 91, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at her home. Born at Harrisburg, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Corna Vanhoozer Brock and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was the widow of Henry Knight and attended the Leachville United Methodist Church...
Jessie Faye Mosley - Blytheville (02/05/04)
Jessie Faye Mosley, 53, of Blytheville died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Blytheville. Born at New Albany, Miss., she was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her father, James Henry Cox of Manila; and four sisters, Bessie Mae McCullough and Kimberly Gann, both of Blytheville, Melba Argentine of Highland, Ind., and Shae Walker of Griffith, Ind...
Patricia Dean Peridore - Monette (02/05/04)
Patricia Dean Peridore, 36, of Monette, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at her residence. She was a homemaker, member of Monette Church of Christ, and had lived in Monette for 10 years, formerly of Osceola. She is survived by her husband, Ricky Peridore of the home; her mother Judith Fraser of Manila and her father, Hershel Copeland of Caraway; two sisters, Lisa Copeland of Arizona, and Sandra Dobbins of Dyess; four brothers, Jerry Copeland of Bondsville, Terry Copeland of Monette, Billy Copeland of Caraway and Danny Copeland of Florida; one son, Ricky Peridore Jr. ...
O.T. Reinhart - Paragould (02/05/04)
O.T. Reinhart, 88, of Paragould died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born in Lafe, he was a retired farmer and a member of Lafe Baptist Church. Survivors include four sons, Ralph Reinhart and Charles Reinhart, both of Lafe, Bill Reinhart of St. ...
Chester Eugene Woods - Manila (02/05/04)
Chester Eugene Woods, 82, of Manila, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Arbyrd, he was the son of the late Estle and Rosie Knight Woods and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. He was a retired farmer and was a United States Army Veteran...
J.T. Yarbro - Bradford (02/05/04)
J.T. Yarbro, 73, of Bradford, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, in Searcy. Born in Armorel, he was a retired mechanic and electrical specialist and was a member of Oakland Free Will Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Addie Elizabeth Stephens Yarbro of Bradford; three sons, Ted Allen Yarbro of Beebe, Grover Jay Cleveland Yarbro of Hartford and Brian Keith Yarbro of Denmark; two daughters, Daisy Kathleen Crosby of Searcy and Debra Jane Harris of Bradford; three stepsons, Thomas Allen Bible of Bradford, James William Stevenson Bible of Van Buren and William Caudle of Houston, Texas; two stepdaughters, Shirley Jewell Brooks and Victoria Lee Miller, both of Bradford; two sisters, Idella Davidson of Virginia and Dolla Rhodes of Manila; 24 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.. ...
Allie Faye Judkins - Lake City (02/05/04)
Allie Faye Judkins, 91, of Lake City, died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. Survivors include two sons, Charles Judkins of Lake City and William Judkins of Maynard; three daughters, Joyce Hitchcock of Freemont, Calif., Jane Flynn of Alpharetta, Ga., and Kay Engelsman of Grand Rapids, Mich.; a sister, Bonnie Ellis of Grand Rapids, Mich.; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...