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Obituaries from October 2005

Leroy Middleton - Jonesboro (10/27/05)
Leroy Middleton, 83, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Hornersville, he lived in Jonesboro the past 21 years, formerly of Medford, Oregon. He was retired form the Civil Service. He was a Corporal in the U.S. ...
Reylon Nettles - Arnold, Mo. (10/19/05)
Reylon Nettles, 71, of Arnold, Mo., died Sept. 29, 2005, at his residence. He was a supervisor for 7-Up, and member of Monette Assembly of God Church before moving to Arnold, where he was a member of Parkton Assembly of God Church. He served in the U.S. Army...
Ella Mae Collier - Marked Tree (10/19/05)
Ella Mae Collier, 82, of Marked Tree died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at Marked Tree. She was retired from the Singer Company and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church of Marked Tree. Survivors include three sons, Will Collier of Albion, Mich., Rodger Collier of Marked Tree and Marty Collier of Dallas; three daughters, Alma Neal, Jeannie Edwards and Rita McCain, all of Marked Tree; three sisters, Oma Harris of Monette, Jo Harris of Festus, Mo., and Minnie Nichols of Fayetteville, N.C.; a brother, Ed Madden of Lumberton, N.C.; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.. ...
Ted C. Kelton - Memphis, Tenn. (10/19/05)
Ted C. Kelton, 31, of Memphis, Tenn., died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born in Jonesboro and had lived there before moving to Memphis four years ago. He was a member of the Jonesboro Worship Center and was an avid billiard competitor and a member of a billiard league for six years...
Chad Houchin - Oklahoma (10/19/05)
Chad Houchin, 40, of Idabel, Okla., formerly of Monette, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005, at Idabel as the result of a traffic accident. Born at Jonesboro, he had lived in McCurtain County for 18 years. He was a farmer and member of the Idabel Country Club and the Red River Cup. He was also a member of Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church...
Westin Grant Thorn - Lake City (10/19/05)
Westin Grant Thorn, age 5 months, died Oct. 10, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was the infant son of Scotty and Amanda Thorn of Lake City. Survivors include his grandparents, Roger and Tina Thorn of Manila, Mike and Gail Riley of Caraway; great-grandparents, Mr. ...
Velma Bagley Bray - Manila (10/27/05)
Velma Bagley Bray, 71, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005, at Manila Nursing Center in Manila. She was a homemaker and a member of the Caraway Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters, Karen Jernigan of Collierville, Tenn., and Polly Girdley of Etowah; two sons, Tommy Bagley of Caraway and Kevin Bagley of Paragould; four sisters, Bobbie Hall of West Memphis, Genece Crumby of Helena, Mary Jane Hunkapiller of Jonesboro and Patsy Everhart of West Helena; three brothers, Johnny Mann of Amarillo, Texas, Billy Ray Mann of Cassopolis, Mich., and Elmer Mann of West Helena; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.. ...
Marvin McCoy - Lake City (10/27/05)
Marvin McCoy, 77, of Lake City died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at NEA Medical Center. Born at Rienzi, Miss., he lived in Lake City for 18 years and was formerly of Fouke. He was a general laborer for Anheuser-Busch. Survivors include a son, Marvin Lee McCoy, of Texarkana; a daughter, Pam McCoy of Lake City; a sister, Willard Davis of Lake City; three grandchildren, Lee McCoy and Stacy Miller, both of Texarkana, and Mike McCoy of Lake City; and a great-grandson...
Harvey Cleveland Wilson - Mountain View (10/27/05)
Harvey Cleveland Wilson, 81, of Mountain View, formerly of Leachville, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Christian Healthcare West in Springfield, Mo. Born at Leachville he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Loma Gregory Wilson and had been a longtime resident of Union, Mo., before making his home in Mountain View in the early 1980s. He was a former mechanic and retired carpenter, electrician and plumber...
Cliffie Wilson Hart - Caraway (10/27/05)
Cliffie Wilson Hart, 92, of Caraway, died Oct. 18, 2005, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was a homemaker, member of New Hope Baptist Church and had lived in Caraway 20 years formerly of Lake City. She is survived by two sisters, Mary McDowell of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Margaret Hickey of Jefferson City, Mo.; a daughter, Patsy Wilson Thielen of Tempe, Ariz.; and grandchildren Michael Bart Wilder of Bakersfield, Calif., Dallas Joseph Thielen of Tempe, Ariz...
Betty Louise Glass - Monette (10/27/05)
A memorial service for Betty Louise Glass of Monette was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Macey Cemetery with Jerry Reed officiating. She was born in Oklahoma and grew up in Arkansas. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. She is survived by two sons, five grandsons and numerous friends...
Lorine Dublin - Leachville (10/27/05)
Lorine Dublin, 85, of Leachville, widow of Cletus Dublin, died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in the Peach Orchard Community, she was the daughter of the late Randall and Nettie Bailey Roach and had been a Leachville resident most of her life. She was a longtime member of the Church of God in Leachville...
Maxine Huddleston - Leachville (10/27/05)
Maxine Huddleston, 71, of Leachville, widow of Jewel Huddleston, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was the daughter of the late Charley and Mary Rouse Smith and was a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a member of New Providence Baptist Church and was retired from Brown Shoe Company in Leachville...
Herman Lee Stacy - Leachville (10/27/05)
Herman Lee Stacy, 67, of Leachville, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was the son of the late Jefferson Leon Stacy, a lifelong Leachville and Manila area resident. He was a retired farmer. He is survived by a son, James Lee Stacy, of Cardwell; two daughters, Doris Jean Morris of Paragould and Teresa Jean Johnson of Leachville; his mother, Mattie Copeland Thomas of Blackshear, Ga.; two brothers, Leroy Thomas of Mancelona, Mich., And Theodore Thomas of Lunsford; three sisters, Lydia Thrift of Waycross, Ga., Nellie Swain, and Susan Albretton, both of Blackshear, Ga.; five grandchildren, Shona Johnson Fry, Joshua Stacy, Frankie Pierce III, Christy Pierce, Kayla Stacy; and a great-grandchild, Chloe Pierce.. ...
Kenneth Roy Puckett - Caraway (10/27/05)
Kenneth Roy Puckett, 63, of Caraway, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005, at his residence. He was born at Leachville and lived a lifetime in the Caraway and Hancock Community. He was the owner of Puckett Insurance in Caraway since 1967. He graduated from Caraway Central High School in 1960 and attended Arkansas State University. ...
Georgia Mae Hatcher - Manila (10/27/05)
Georgia Mae Hatcher, 84, of Manila, widow of Travis Hatcher, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2005, at her home near Manila. Born in Crossett, she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Annie Mangrum Fleming and had been a resident of the Manila area since 1940...
Thomas Richard Meacham - Manila (10/19/05)
Thomas Richard Meacham, 72, of Manila died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Cave City, he was the son of the late Charles and Rossie Belle Rodgers Meacham and was a lifelong Manila resident. He was a retired carpenter, U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, and member of the First Baptist Church of Manila...
Paula Stephanie Haskins - Paragould (10/19/05)
Paula Stephanie Haskins, 50, of Paragould, formerly of Manila, died Sunday Oct. 9, 2005, at her residence. Born in Manila the daughter of the late James Virgil and Thelma Pauline Mansell Rich, she had been a longtime Manila area resident before making her home in Paragould nine years ago. She was a retired caregiver and member of the 7th and Mueller Church of Christ in Paragould...
Lisa Simmons - Etowah (10/12/05)
Lisa Simmons, 47, of Etowah Community near Osceola, formerly of Harrisburg, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her home. She was born July 22, 1958, at Harrisburg, the daughter of Jimmy Dean and Barbara Owens Dean. She was a homemaker and a member of the Neal's Chapel Baptist Church at Bondsville. She married Clayton Simmons on Feb. 14, 1988. Some of her hobbies included spending time with her family and making quilts...
Emma Jean Brannum - Ash Flat (10/05/05)
Emma Jean Brannum, 88, of Ash Flat, formerly of Leachville, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Wynne, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Artie Smooth Lawrence and had been a longtime Leachville resident before making her home in Ash Flat 17 years ago. She was the widow of Warlick "Bud" Brannum and was of the Baptist faith...
Wesley Gene DuBar - Caraway (10/05/05)
Welsey Gene DuBar, 20, of Caraway, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2005, at Sedgwick. He was of the Methodist faith, a machinist for Production Machinery, and had lived in the Caraway area a lifetime. He is survived by his father and stepmother, Gene and Deena DuBar of Jonesboro; his mother and stepfather, Dawn "Lisa" and Jim Redding of Caraway; his maternal grandparents, Asa and Anita Boatman of Caraway; his paternal grandfather, Jack DuBar of Jonesboro; four brothers, Tyler Redding of Caraway, Justin Dustin, and Joshua DuBar, all of Jonesboro.. ...
Fines LaVaughn Roe - Leachville (10/05/05)
Fines LaVaughn Roe, 87, of Leachville died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Ada, Okla., he was the son of the late Tom H. and Nettie Simpson Roe and had been a Leachville resident since 1948. Mr. Roe was a disabled Army veteran of World War II having served as platoon sergeant in the New Guinea and Luzon Campaigns of the Western Pacific Theatre. ...
Veola L. Stovall - Victoria (10/05/05)
Veola L. Stovall, 90, of Victoria, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2005, at Manila Nursing Center. Born in Itawamba County, Miss., she was a homemaker and a member of Cole Ridge Baptist Church. Survivors include six sons, Bobby Stovall and Steve Stovall, both of Augusta, Charles "Buddy" Stovall of Osceola, Jerry Stovall and Ronald Stovall, both of Blytheville, and L.E. ...
John Tom Thompson - Leachville (10/05/05)
John Tom Thompson, 72, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at his residence. Born at Knoble, he was the son of the late Edward and Youva Frazier Thompson. A longtime Leachville resident, he owned and operated Thompson's Hauling Company. He was of the Baptist faith...
Rachael Othella Thornton - Lake City (10/05/05)
Rachael Othella Thornton, 88, of Lake City died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. Born in Lake City, she was a homemaker and attended Bono Church of Christ. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Reynolds Bratten of Jonesboro; a son, Lloyd W. Thornton of Jonesboro; four grandchildren, Mark Reynolds, Derek Reynolds, Lee Bratten and Lisa Johnson and five great-grandchildren...
Dora Christine Jones - Ocean Springs, Miss. (10/05/05)
Dora Christine Jones, 90, of Ocean Springs, Miss., died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at her home in Ocean Springs. Born at Newark, she was the daughter of the late John and Effie Hunter Lane and was a former Leachville resident. She had spent most of her life in Texas where she worked in the El Paso Public School System as a bus driver and cafeteria worker. She was of the Baptist faith...
Danny Lee Alberson - Paragould (10/12/05)
Danny Lee Alberson, 52, of Paragould, formerly of Cardwell, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born in Malden, Mo., he was the son of the late Arvel and Edith Grissom Alberson and had been a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. He was a former employee of Monroe Manufacturing in Paragould. He was of the Baptist faith...
Dorothy Mae Ingram - Keiser (10/12/05)
Dorothy Mae Ingram, 70, of Keiser died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at her residence. Born at West Ridge, she worked at a factory and was a member of Keiser First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Lynn C. Ingram of Keiser; a daughter, Tammy Tatum of Keiser; her mother, Adele Morgan of West Ridge; a sister, Peggy Ryan of Woodville, Miss.; two brothers, Jim Morgan of Keiser and Bobby Morgan of West Ridge; and four grandchildren...
Laura Frances Lamkin - Jonesboro (10/12/05)
Laura Frances Helms Lamkin, 74, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at her residence. Born at Paragould, she lived most of her life in Jonesboro. She was a retired nurse's aide for Rosehaven Retirement Home and a member of Strawfloor Baptist Church...
Lee Langston - Jonesboro (10/12/05)
Lee Langston, 69, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, near Harrisburg. Born at Sulphur Rock, he moved to Caraway in 1946 and then to Jonesboro in 1980. He owned and operated Langston Auto Salvage in Jonesboro for several years. He also drove a truck for Arkansas Glass Co. for several years...
William Andrew Lomax, Jr. - Arbyrd (10/12/05)
William Andrew Lomax, Jr., son of the late William Andrew Lomax, Sr. and Effie Ellen Hendrixson Lomax, was born April 25, 1924, in Arbyrd, Mo., and died Oct. 1, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 81. He was married to Helen Ridings on Nov. ...
Paul Earnhart - Jonesboro (10/12/05)
Paul Earnhart, 85, of Jonesboro, formerly of Caraway, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2005, at NEA Medical center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak, he lived most of his life in the Caraway-Lepanto area before moving to Jonesboro two years ago. He was a retired farmer and a member of Community of Christ Church in Caraway...
Mamie Mae Qualls - Monette (10/12/05)
Mamie Mae Qualls, 86, of Monette, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at her residence. She was a homemaker, member of Monette Church of Christ and had lived in Monette most of her life. She is survived by three brothers, Guy Merryman of Dyersburg, Tenn., Tim Merryman of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, and Add Merryman of Las Vegas, Nev.; several nieces and nephews...
Pauline Sylvia "Polly" Rassette - Paragould (10/12/05)
Pauline Sylvia "Polly" Rassette, 92, of Paragould, formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2005, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was born Sept. 6, 1913, in Tennessee. She was a retired butcher for Jolliff Grocery in Manila. Survivors include a daughter, Madlyn Evans Cates of Pocahontas; a brother, Floyd Rassette of Paragould; nieces and nephews, Magtha Slayton, Aletrice Hughes, Sylvia Eubanks, Kaydon Stuart, Fred Stuart, and Joe Stuart, all of Paragould...
Nora Maxwell Adams - Fort Smith (10/05/05)
Nora Maxwell Adams, 91, of Fort Smith died Friday, Sept. 30, 2005, at St. Edward Mercy Medical center in Fort Smith. Born at Smithville, she lived in Fort Smith for 15 years after having lived in Jonesboro for 36 years and also in Conway. She was an elementary school teacher and worked in the Caraway and Nettleton public school systems for 29 years. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school, and a member of Oak Cliff Baptist Church in Fort Smith...