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Obituaries from December 2005

William E. Richey - Monette (12/28/05)
William Earnest Richey, 82, of Monette, died Sunday, December 18, 2005 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Booneville, Miss., he lived his lifetime in Monette. He was a machinist with Boeing Aircraft Plant and was of the Church of Christ belief...
Millie J. Powell - Texarkana, Arkansas (12/28/05)
Millie J. Powell, 89, of Texarkana, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, in Texarkana. Born in Carmi, she was formerly of Caraway. She was a retired postal service worker and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include a son, Daryl Powell, Sr. of Ashdown; two grandchildren, Daryl Powell, Jr. of Texarkana, and Latresa Powell of Austin, Texas; and a great-granddaughter, Amanda Powell...
Marcelite Loretta Loane - Manila (12/28/05)
Marcelite Loretta Loane, 87, of Manila, widow of Charles Loane, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late John and Pearl Sinclair Ross and had been a Manila resident for the past 10 years. She was a retired nurse's aide and attended Westside Baptist Church...
Jim Nowlin - Blytheville (12/28/05)
Jim Nowlin, 79, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Born April 30, 1926, in Manila, the son of Frank and Lissie Hutton Nowlin, he was a lifelong area resident and a member of the First Baptist Church. ...
Milton Alexander Honnoll - Leachville (12/28/05)
Milton Alexander Honnoll, 88, of Leachville, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. A lifelong Leachville resident, he was the son of the late James Edward and Luner Agnes Higginbottom Honnoll and the widower of Eura Williams Honnoll. He was a retired street superintendent for the city of Leachville and a longtime member of the Leachville Church of Christ. Mr. Honnoll was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Timothy Ray "Bubba" Hicks - Osceola (12/28/05)
Timothy Ray "Bubba" Hicks, 35, of Osceola, died Dec. 21, 2005, at SMC Regional Medical center in Osceola. He was born Oct. 21, 1970, in Osceola and was a carpenter and of the Pentecostal faith. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Hicks of Manila; his father, Bobby Hicks of Osceola; a daughter, Brittany Hicks of Manila; a son, Timothy Ray Hicks, Jr., of Manila; six sisters, Tammy Kent of Keiser, Bobbie Jo Hicks and Shirley Gaylord of Jonesboro, Darlene Crickenberger of Wellsville, Ks., Polly Glisson of Paducah, Ky., and Linda May of Osceola; eight brothers, David and Mike Gaylord of Jonesboro, Charles and William Reed of Concord, Bobby Allen Hicks of Osceola, Lonnie Hicks of Palatka, Fla., Larry Hicks of Crawfordsville, Fla., and Jerry Dean Hicks of Orlando, Fla.. ...
Marcus Dean Davidson - Manila (12/28/05)
Marcus Dean Davidson, 84, of Manila, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Thyda, he was the son of the late Jessie and Pherby Nolen Davidson and had been a Manila resident since 1934. He retired from the Arkansas State Highway Department after 28 years serving as a road foreman. He was a member of the Manila Masonic Lodge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lilly Morris Davidson, three half brothers and a half sister...
Virginia Gail Smithee - Monette (12/21/05)
Virginia Gail Smithee, 41, of Monette, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Jonesboro, she lived in Monette her lifetime. She was employed by Frolic Shoe Company and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her parents, Billy and Maria (Ybarra) Hart; two sisters, Billie Bankston and Laura Carmichael, both of Monette; and a brother, Mark Hart of Monette...
Clinton Hardy Murray - Manila (12/21/05)
Clinton Hardy Murray, 66, of Manila, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Freehold, N.J., he had been a longtime Manila area resident and was a retired cook. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Irma Greene Murray, a brother and a sister...
Eunitha Steele Hout - Monette (12/21/05)
Eunitha Steele Hout, 89, of Monette died Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at her home. She was a member of the Monette United Methodist Church and she held undergraduate and graduate degrees in education from Arkansas State University. Mrs. Hout was devoted to education and agriculture. ...
Thelma Marie Hall - Leachville (12/21/05)
Thelma Marie Hall, 90, of Leachville, the widow of Raful Hall, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Tom and Sudie Owen Hitt, had been a Leachville resident since 1927 and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Leachville...
Margaret Bernice Gardner - Los Fresnos, Texas (12/21/05)
Margaret Bernice Gardner, 81, of Los Fresnos, Texas, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2005. She was born Feb. 8, 1924, in Flint, Mich., the daughter of Charles Moye and Mittie Johnson Moye. She was a retired nurse, a member of the Lake City United Methodist Church and a longtime resident of Lake City...
Elsie Snyder - Jonesboro (12/07/05)
Elsie Maudell Snyder, 86, of Jonesboro, formerly of Manila died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Lester Community she had been a lifelong Manila area resident before making her home in Jonesboro three years ago. She was the widow of Norman Earl "Pot" Snyder, a retired seamstress for the Osceola Shoe Factory and was of the Baptist faith...
James Odell Prescott - Jonesboro (12/07/05)
James Odell Prescott, 98, died Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Rosie, he was a resident of Jonesboro for the past 70 years and was formerly of Manila. He retired in 1972 as a farmer and had also enjoyed carpentry. He was of the Baptist belief...
Roe Andrew Jackson - Milligan Ridge (12/07/05)
Roe Andrew Jackson, 89, of the Milligan Ridge Community, near Manila, died Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Irene Jackson, in October last year. Born at Batesville, he was the son of the late George and Florence Hawkins Jackson and had been a Milligan Ridge resident since 1938. He was a retired farmer and member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church...
Roy Jr. Hubble - Rivervale (12/07/05)
Roy Jr. Hubble, 52, of Rivervale died Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at his residence. Born at Lepanto to Andrew Hubble and Ruby Redman, he was a factory worker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include 10 sisters, Florence Elder, Eva Hubble and Kimberly Boone, all of Caraway, Shirley Brown of Rivervale, Marie Nelson of Bowman, Barbara Brown and Mildred Smith, both of Lepanto, Verna Blocker of Jonesboro, Misty Byerly of Trumann and Tracy Miller of Blytheville; and two brothers, Harvey Hubble of Bondsville and Calvin Hubble of Caraway.. ...
Robert B. 'Bob' Holthouse - Osceola (12/07/05)
Robert B. "Bob" Holthouse, 82, of Osceola, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born Dec. 8, 1922, in Muncie, Ind., to Bernard G. Holthouse and Nell Williams Holthouse, he was a member of the Osceola St. Matthews Catholic Church...
Woodrow Hitt - Jonesboro (12/07/05)
Woodrow Hitt, 85, of Jonesboro died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Craighead County Nursing Center. He had lived in Jonesboro for the past 15 years, moving from Leachville. Survivors include a sister, Thelma Hall, of Leachville and several nieces and nephews...
Kenneth Cecil - Leachville (12/07/05)
Kenneth Cecil, 62, of Leachville, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, in Jonesboro. He was a former police officer in Caurthersville, a retired truck driver and a member of the Church of God in Leachville. Survivors include his wife, Reeda O'Keane Cecil, of the home; three sons, William Cecil, Charles Cecil and Keith Cecil; a daughter, Laura Milburn; two brothers; and 11 grandchildren...