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Obituaries from August 2004

J. W. Wilson - Osceola (08/25/04)
J. W. Wilson, 59, of Osceola, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, in Osceola. Born July 18, 1945, in Wilson, he was of the Church of God faith. He is survived by his mother, Opal Wilson, of Osceola; six sisters, Jo Ann Castell of Burdette, Peggy Harrison of Marie, Linda Davis of Brandon, Miss., Geraldine Mills of Osceola, Nancy Jackson of Dyess, and Patricia Rash of Monette...
Melvin Britt - Huffman (08/25/04)
Melvin Britt, 66, of the Huffman community died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. Born Aug. 6, 1938, in Thayer, Mo., he was the son of the late Jack and Nola Maxwell Britt. He was a self-employed carpet layer and was a lifelong resident of the Huffman community. He was a member and deacon of Mary's Chapel Baptist Church at Huffman...
Linda Gay Carmichael - Monette (08/25/04)
Linda Gay Carmichael, 58, of Monette died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of Lake City Church of Christ, and had lived in the Buffalo Island area a lifetime. She is survived by her husband, Lloyd Carmichael of the home; a twin sister, Lana Kay DeWitt of Monette; a son, Roy P. ...
Garry M. Johnson - Senath (08/25/04)
Garry M. Johnson, 69, of Senath died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Senath Nursing Home. Born at Cardwell, he was a self-employed plumber, a master gardener and a member of east Side Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Mike Johnson of Paragould; a daughter, Leslie Barnhill of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; a brother, Redgie Johnson of Paragould; two sisters, Linda Coffman of Tulsa, Okla., and Gail grimes of Tucson, Ariz.; five grandchildren, Jenny Bennett, Timothy Johnson and Garrett Johnson, all of Paragould, and Matt Barnhill and Josh Barnhill, both of Gulf Breeze; and one great-grandson.. ...
Wallace B. Lewallen - Corning (08/25/04)
Wallace B. Lewallen, 76, of Corning, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at the Med Center in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Sept. 24, 1927, in Alicia. He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Hoxie and was a Methodist. He is survived by his wife, Freida Sauls Lewallen of the home; a daughter, Suzanne Daniels of caraway; a son, Wallace Gylon Lewallen of Corning; his mother, Carrie Lewallen, of Pocahontas; two brothers, Dennis Lewallen of Nelson, Ill., and Dale Lewallen of Pocahontas; four grandchildren, Marcus Price, T. ...
Leslie N. "Dukie" Speck - Osceola (08/25/04)
Leslie N. "Dukie" Speck, of Osceola, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Blytheville. He was born Nov. 12, 1913, son of C.C. and Elizabeth W. Speck of Frenchman's Bayou. He lived his life proudly as an Arkansas coach, teacher, and school administrator. ...
Carl J. Goodson - Monette (08/18/04)
Carl J. Goodson, 79, of Monette, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at Monette Manor. He was retired from Crane, a member of Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, and had lived in Monette most of his life. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Goodson of the home; two sisters, Geneva Wallace of Lake City and Berniece Thompson of Heber Springs; two brothers, Ray Goodson of Black Oak and Leon Goodson of Jonesboro; a nice, Jessica Gray; two grandchildren, Lori Goodson Pillows and Les Goodson; one great-grandson, Dylan Wright.. ...
Opal Alene Horton - Cardwell (08/18/04)
Opal Alene Horton, 75, of Cardwell, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She worked at Southland Schools for 25 years and attended Boon's Chapel Church of Christ in Steele, and Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell...
Esta Lee Broughton - Lake City (08/18/04)
Esta Lee Doty Broughton, 85, of Lake City died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Booneville, Miss., she had lived in the Lake City area most of her life and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Needham Assembly of God Church...
Arthur C. Cambron - Lake City (08/18/04)
Arthur C. Cambron, 81, of Lake City died Friday, Aug. 13, 2004, at his residence. A lifelong resident of Lake City, he was a retired truck driver and worked for Delta Farms. He was a member of Bowman Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Gretha Mize Cambron of the home; five sons, Nathan Lee Cambron and Jerry Dale Cambron, both of the home, Arthur E. ...
Willie Jean DeFur - Manila (08/18/04)
Willie Jean DeFur, 73, of Manila died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Manila, she had been a longtime resident of Evansville, Ind., before returning to the Manila area 30 years ago. She was the daughter of the late Herman Nance and widow of Clyde DeFur. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith...
James Clifford Glidewell - Caraway (08/18/04)
James Clifford Glidewell, 76, of Caraway died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at his home. Born in St. Francis, he had lived most of his adult life in Caraway. He was a retired depot agent with Cottonbelt Railroad, member of the Eastern Star Masonic Lodge #207 in St. Francis and member of the Caraway First Baptist Church, where he served as deacon and Sunday school teacher...
Herbert R. Smith - Michigan (08/18/04)
Herbert R. Smith, 72, of Byron, Mich., formerly of Fenton, Mich., died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at his residence. Born in Black Oak, he was retired from General Motors, where he worked as a press operator until 1981. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Otisville, the Elf Khurafeh Shrine and United Auto Workers...
Tessa Elisabeth Suiter - Blytheville (08/18/04)
Tessa Elisabeth Suiter, infant daughter of Brian Suiter and Sara Dewitt, of Blytheville died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, James Suiter, and a great-grandfather, J.W. Westmorlan...
Norma A. Vincent - Lake City (08/18/04)
Norma A. Vincent, 78, of Lake City died Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004 at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Giles County, Tenn., she lived in Bay before moving to Lake City a few years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of Broadway Missionary Baptist Church in Bay...
Pearl Agus Rogers - Osceola (08/12/04)
Pearl Agus Rogers, 59, of Osceola, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Bakersville, Calif., she was a retired factory worker and a member of the Pentecostal Church of God at Etowah. She is survived by her husband, James W. ...
Raymond A. Myracle - Paragould (08/12/04)
Raymond A. Myracle, 89, of Paragould, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born at Paragould, he was a retired construction worker. Survivors include two sons, Dan Myracle and Jerry McDonald, both of Paragould; a daughter, Belinda Franks of Paragould; two sisters, Willadene Hyde and Bonnie Myracle, both of Cardwell; seven grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren...
Patsy Ann Grimes Mason - Blytheville (08/12/04)
Patsy Ann Grimes Mason, 55, of Blytheville, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at her home. The wife of Tommy Ray Mason, she was born on June 24, 1949, in Osceola, to Jessie and the late Marilyn "Mickey" Grimes. She was a former employee of Wal-Mart in Blytheville and had been a member of Fairview Baptist Church since 1977...
Ethel Faye Edwards - Manila (08/05/04)
Ethel Faye Edwards, 57, of Manila died Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Born at Manila, she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ at Carrolls Corner. Survivors include her husband, Freddie Edwwrds of Manila; a daughter, Andrea Stone of Manila; a son, Gary Edwards, of Manila; five sisters, Mary Sue Lee, Linda Hancock and Cindy Childress, all of Manila, and Bertha Copeland and Joann Baugus, both of Osceola; a brother, Douglas Baugus of Gentry; and four grandchildren.. ...
G.W. Hill - Black Oak (08/05/04)
G.W. Hill, 82, of Black Oak, died Monday, July 26, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical center in Jonesboro. A retired farmer and of the Baptist faith, he had lived in Black Oak a lifetime. He is survived by eight sons, Jimmy Hill of Black Oak, Ronnie Hill of Jonesboro, Charles Hill of Black Oak, James and Gary Hill of Black Oak, Billy Hill of Bono, Craig Hill of Trumann, and Lawrence Hill of Black Oak; three daughters, Kathlene Morris of Florida, Betty Lovell of Jonesboro, and Donna Smalley of Van Buren; three sisters, Louise Fox and Dorothy Halfner, both of St. ...
Clyde Junior "June Bug" Kirby - Stevensville, Mich. (08/05/04)
Clyde Junior "June Bug" Kirby, 78, of Stevensville, Mich., formerly of Leachville, Monette and Paragould, died July 17, 2004, in Jordan Nursing Home, Bridgman, Mich. He was a son of George and Ethel (Brockwell) Kirby. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. James Coffman at Dey-Florin Funeral Home, St. Joseph, Mich. Burial was in Lincoln Township Cemetery, Stevensville...
William R. "Dub" Meurer - Caraway (08/05/04)
William R. "Dub" Meurer, 70, of Caraway died Friday, July 30, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. A native and lifelong resident of caraway, he was a retired brick mason and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Meurer of the home; five daughters, Gail Ernest of Manila, Dianna Adams of Caraway, Cherrie Kassen of Jonesboro, Tanya Mardis of Marked Tree and Olline Bates of Norman, Okla.; five sons, Jimmy Wiley, William R. ...
Daisy Helen Randall - Oregon (08/05/04)
Daisy Helen Randall, 96, died July 13, 2004, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital in Enterprise, Ore. She was born in Steele, Mo., on March 3, 1908, to Edward Lafayette Parks and Vestal Virginia Norris Parks, and was raised in Tennessee. She moved to Manila as a young adult and married Ellsworth Herder at Blytheville on Nov. 1, 1927. They moved to LaGrande, Ore., where they had one child, Dorothy. After divorcing Mr. Herder, Daisy and Dorothy moved to Ellensburg, Washington...
David Stevens - Caraway (08/05/04)
David Stevens, 62, of Caraway died Wednesday, July 28, 2004, at Lakeside Nursing Center. He was retired from American Greetings, of the Baptist faith, a veteran of the U.S. Army and Air Force, and had lived in Caraway most of his life. He was a member of Caraway Masonic Lodge 733...
Lucille Barlow Adams - St. Louis (08/12/04)
Lucille Barlow Adams, 87, of St. Louis, formerly of Leachville, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at her residence. Born Feb. 9, 1917, at Caraway she had lived in St. Louis for the past 56 years. Survivors include two sons, J.W. Adams of Spendora, Texas, and Bill Adams of Cahokia, Ill.; a daughter, Linda Thompson of St. Louis; a brother, Bert Barlow of Monette; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren...
Gladys Marie Smith - Corpus Christi, Texas (08/12/04)
Gladys Marie Smith, 92, of Corpus Christi, Texas, formerly of Leachville, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at Coastal Palms Nursing Home. She was the widow of Herbert V. "Bus" Smith and had been a Corpus Christi resident for the past two and a half years. Born at Anniston, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Garner and Lottie Bell Baker and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a member of the Leachville First United Methodist Church...
Charles Eugene Williams - Manila (08/12/04)
Charles Eugene Williams, 73, of Manila, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born near the Milligan Ridge Community, he had been a longtime resident of California and Illinois before returning to the Manila area in 1987. He was a retired welder having worked as a ship builder for many years. He was of the Catholic faith...
Mickey Joe Davis - Leachville (08/12/04)
Mickey Joe Davis, 40, of Leachville, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at his home. Born at Jonesboro, he was the son of the late Jimmy C. Davis and was a 1982 graduate of Lake City High School. He owned and operated Davis Construction Company and had been a Leachville resident since 1987. He was a member of the Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church near Caraway...
Shirley Marie Freeman Dingler - Blytheville (08/12/04)
Shirley Marie Freeman Dingler, 53, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at Emory, Texas. A native of Blytheville, she was a longtime resident of Mississippi County and a homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Dana Thompson of Blytheville and Tina Headley of Kansas City, Mo.; a son, Edward Cole Jr. of Manila; two sisters, Virginia Coston of Pocahontas and Joyce Burns of Emory; two brothers, Donnie freeman of Texarkana, Texas, and Ricky Freeman of Barr, Tenn.; and four grandchildren...
Wayne Dowdy - Jonesboro (08/12/04)
Wayne Dowdy, 66, of Jonesboro died Thursday, July 29, 2004, at his home. He was a member of the American Legion, served on the Police Pension Board of Directors, and the Retired Municipal Police Officers Association Board of Directors as trustee. He was a member and past president of the Northeast Arkansas Police Officers Association. ...
Georgia Huckabee - Cardwell (08/12/04)
Georgia Huckabee, 69, of Cardwell, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was a retired cook and of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include three sons, Lonnie Joe Huckabee of Arbyrd,; Thomas Henry Huckabee of Cardwell and Michael A. ...
Violet May Johnson - Etowah (08/12/04)
Violet May Johnson, 85, of 1629 South County Road 71, Etowah, died Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a member of West Ridge Baptist Church and a homemaker. She is survived by six sons, Bob Johnson of Yorbalinda, Calif., Robert Johnson, Jr. ...
Irene Calvert - Poplar Bluff, Mo. (08/05/04)
Irene Calvert, 85, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Monday, July 26, 2004, at Regional Medical Center North Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was a retired beauty operator and member of Caraway Church of Christ. She had lived in Popular Bluff two years, formerly of Caraway...