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Obituaries from January 2006

Clodine Saylor - Senath (01/25/06)
Clodine Hoskins Saylor, 89, of Senath Nursing Center died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was born Aug. 20, 1916, in Monette, the daughter of the late Owen W. Sr. and Sudie Hoskins. She was a beautician for more than 50 years and at one time was the owner of Clodine's Beauty Shop on West Highland Street which was the largest beauty shop in Paragould. She was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Paragould for more than 50 years...
Terry Adams - Flowery Branch, Ga. (01/25/06)
Terry Adams, 40, of Flowery Branch, Ga., died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006. He was born in Leachville. He is preceded in death by his father, Birl "Bill" Adams and a brother, David Parham. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer Wiltsey Adams; children, Tyler Adams and Cassie Adams, all of Flowery Branch, Ga.; his mother, Martha Hubbard Adams of Leachville; sisters, Brenda Stone of Leachville, Dianne Tucker of Cherokee Village, Cindy Carle of Monette, Janie Rogers of Leachville, Patty Barrett of Leachville, Sherry Lairsey of Monroe, Ga.; and his father--in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Elaine Stone of Flowery Branch, Ga.. ...
Cloria Marie Clements - Trumann (01/25/06)
Cloria Marie Clements, 87, of Trumann died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Trumann Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born and had lived in Black Oak, but resided in Trumann for the last 25 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Black Oak Baptist Church...
Wayne Cobb - Lake City (01/25/06)
Wayne Cobb, 69, of Lake City, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2006, at his residence. He was born and raised in Lake City where he spent his entire life. He was formerly employed by Singer Co. in Trumann for 25 years and Frolic Footwear in Jonesboro for 15 years. He retired from his lawn care service in 2002. He was a member of Elma Grove Baptist Church...
Bennie James Harper - Rolla, Mo. (01/25/06)
Bennie James Harper, 55, of Rolla, Mo., formerly of Salem, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Jefferson City, Mo. Born at Forrest City, he was the son of the late Cecil and Inez Goss Harper. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Pierce Harper in 2000...
Samuel Leo Hazelwood - Horseshoe Bend (01/25/06)
Samuel Leo Hazelwood, 79, of Horseshoe Bend, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born in the Macey area near Monette. He was a retired staff sergeant with the Air Force. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rene Hazelwood; his parents, J.A. and Lilly Bell Hazelwood; three brothers; and three sisters...
Teri Jackson - Wynne (01/25/06)
Teri Grayson Daniels Jackson, 60, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006. She retired from Wynne High School. She was a member of various community organizations including Cross County Ambassadors, Retired Teachers Association and PEO Sisterhood. Survivors include her husband, Richard of Wynne; two children, Tara (Jackson) and husband, John Burton, of Memphis, and Dr. Neall and Becca (Meyer) Jackson of Wynne; a brother, E.T. Daniels of Caraway; and nephews, Lance Daniels of Searcy and T. Daniels of Caraway...
Rhodell Bunch - Manila (01/25/06)
Rhodell Bunch, 74, of Manila, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Cave City, she was the daughter of the late Charley Monroe and Rossie Belle Rodgers Meacham and was a longtime Manila area resident and a member of the First Methodist Church in Manila...
Randy Brooks Rakestraw - Manila (01/18/06)
Randy Brooks Rakestraw, 45, of Manila died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Blytheville, he was the son of the late William Rakestraw and had lived most of his life in the Manila area. He attended Arkansas Children's Colony in Conway...
Elwood Martin - Caraway (01/18/06)
Elwood Martin, 63, of Caraway, formerly of Manila, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, at his home in Caraway. Born in Manila, he was the son of the late Robert and Elsie Baggett Martin and had been a longtime Manila area resident before making his home in Caraway. He was a retired truck driver...
Margie Lowry - Knob (01/18/06)
Margie Lowry, 82, of Knob, died Jan. 14, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was born in Hardy, the daughter of H.A. Scott Sr., and Gladys Ellen Murray Scott. She was a homemaker and of the Church of Christ belief. She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Joe Lowry and Connie of Knob, Terry Lowry and Helen of Paragould, and Larry Hueter and Frances of Leachville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Beckey Stanfill and Winston of Paragould, and Kathy Riggan and Blue of Corning; four brothers, H.A. ...
Lavanda Joan Colbert Booth - Independence, Mo. (01/18/06)
Lavanda Joan Colbert Booth died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, in Independence, Mo., after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Born on Sept. 17, 1932 in Monette, she was the youngest child of Clyde Colbert and Mary Lois Davis Colbert. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; her brothers, John L. Colbert and Doyle Colbert, and her sister, Jewel Colbert Darr...
Jimmie Lee Jones - Monette (01/18/06)
Jimmie Lee Jones, 74, of Monette, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, at his residence. Born and raised in Monette, he lived his working years in several different areas before returning to Monette after retiring as a meat cutter. He was a member of Monette First United Methodist Church...
Della Lorraine Johnson - Leachville (01/18/06)
Della Lorraine Johnson, 94, of Leachville, widow of W.V. "Pappy" Johnson, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Marmaduke, she was the daughter of John and Jewel Ward Dortch and had been a Leachville resident since 1919. Mrs. Johnson first shared her musical talent by playing the piano at the movie theater in Leachville during the silent movie days and later as pianist of the Second Baptist Church where she and her husband were long time members...
Jeanette Clark Smith - San Antonio, Texas (01/18/06)
Jeanette Clark Smith, 83, of San Antonio, Texas, formerly of Monette, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006, at St. Luke's Baptist Hospital in San Antonio. She had lived the last 10 years in San Antonio, but was born in Cardwell, Mo. She lived most of her life in Northeast Arkansas including Paragould, Leachville, Osceola and Blytheville...
Mary Ellen Evans Davis - Ash Flat (01/18/06)
Mary Ellen Evans Davis, 70, of Ash Flat, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Born in Eccles, W. Vir., she lived in Ash Flat five years, formerly of Keiser. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her husband, Jesse Franklin Davis of the home; five sons, David Wayne Davis of Osceola, Darrell Lane Davis of Ash Flat, Lance Edward Davis of Las Vegas, Nev., Michael Ray Cantrell of West Chicago, Ill., and Robert Edward Cantrell of Platzburg, N.Y.; two daughters, Shirley Ann Mayer of Hoffman Estate, Ill., and Karen Lynn Rasco of Glendale Heights, Ill.; two sisters, Audrey Weinel of Lake City, and Mildred Wardia of Kentucky; a brother, Edward Evans of Cooksville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Eva Dee Blocker - Leachville (01/18/06)
Eva Dee Blocker, 91, of Leachville, the widow of Jack Blocker, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at her home. Born at Hollywood, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Walter and Bessie Kinchen Coburn and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She was a homemaker and member of the Leachville Church of Christ...
Kenneth Curtwright Sr. - Paragould (01/04/06)
Kenneth Orval Curtwright Sr., 71, of Paragould died Dec. 21, 2005, at his home. He was born June 10, 1934, in Manila. He moved to Flint, Mich., after graduation at Greene County Tech in 1953 and worked at the Buick Motor Division. He was a Southern Gospel singer and sang with the Gospelairs, which changed its name to The Calvaryman Quartet, for 15 years. ...
Alvin "Ed" Malone - Flagstaff, Ariz. (01/04/06)
Alvin "Ed" Malone, 74, died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, in Flagstaff, Ariz. He was born Aug. 1, 1931 to J.L. and Norma Malone in Black Oak. He graduated from Caraway High School. Before entering the U.S. Navy, he married Estelene Wood and later graduated from Arkansas State University. He and his family moved to Arizona in 1959. He was a teacher and later became principal for the Williams School District until 1988. After retirement, he built and restored a church in Ash Fork...
Wilma J. Hamilton Sims - Manila (01/04/06)
Wilma J. Hamilton Sims, 79, of Manila, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born February 20, 1926, in Lafferty Creek, she was the daughter of E.P. and Myrtle Hightower Hamilton. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed reading, sewing, and cutting hair. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family...
Anthony Wayne Wooten - Lake City (01/04/06)
Anthony Wayne Wooten, 14-month-old son of Ronald Wayne Wooten and Jennifer Harris of Lake City, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005, in Arkansas Children's Hospital at Little Rock. Other family include grandparents, Dennis and Tonia Grant of Walcott, and Maria Deason and Dale Harris of Lake City; great-grandparents, Gary and Wanda Beaty of Walcott, Mary Harris of Hayti, Mo., and Levana Glynn of Doniphan, Mo...
Opal Faye Kuhn Wallace - Searcy (01/04/06)
Opal Faye Kuhn Wallace, 75, died Dec. 27, 2005, at her home after a short battle with cancer. She was born April 7, 1930, at Caraway to Hazel Hamilton Kuhn and Robert Walter Kuhn. In 1954, she married Lambert M. Wallace, who died in 1981. She was a graduate of Southern Baptist (now Williams) College at Walnut Ridge and had done graduate studies at Arkansas State University and the University of Central Arkansas. ...
Lois Sigman - Dell (01/04/06)
Lois Sigman, 85, of Dell died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, in Gosnell. She was a member of Dell Baptist Church, a former lunchroom worker for the Dell Public School System and a former daycare worker at First Baptist Church in Blytheville. She leaves two daughters, Loretta Payne and Carla Jo Nelson, both of Blytheville; a son, Earl "Kim" Sigman Jr. of Ash Flat; four sisters, three brothers, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Winnie Marie Pierce - Leachville (01/04/06)
Winnie Marie Pierce, 81, of Leachville, the widow of T.J. Pierce, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Born at Yellville, she was the daughter of the late J.W. and Anne Doshier Patterson and had been a Leachville resident for more than 70 years. She was a retired bookkeeper for the former B.C. Land Company in Leachville, a member of the First United Methodist Church and a charter member of the Leachville PEO Chapter AC...
Harlis Elgine "Windy" Cole - Leachville (01/04/06)
Harlis Elgine "Windy" Cole, 67, of Leachville, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Cushman, he was the son of the late Jim and Elsie Holloway Cole and had been a Leachville resident since 1948. He was a retired farmer and member of the Leachville Church of Christ. ...