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Obituaries from July 2006

Dorothy Darlene Son - Marked Tree (07/26/06)
Dorothy Darlene Son, 70, of Marked Tree, died Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at her residence. Born Aug. 1, 1935, in Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of Pansy Melton and Lee Smith. She was a homemaker, a member of the Church of God in Marked Tree and a lifelong resident of Marked Tree...
Alice Faye Pasley - Osceola (07/26/06)
Alice Faye Pasley, 66, of Osceola, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 18, 1940 at Luxora, she was a retired cook and of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her husband, Henry Pasley, of Osceola; six daughters, Janet Chunn of Cape Neddick, Maine, Debbie O'Kane, Donna Duncan, and Kim Easley of Osceola, Sandra K. ...
Charles H. McDaniel - Lake City (07/26/06)
Charles Homer McDaniel, 90, of Lake City died Thursday, July 20, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Linn, Mo., he lived in St. Louis before moving to Lake City in 1985. He was a farmer and retired with 30 years of service from Ludlow-Saylor Manufacturing at St. Louis. He was a Methodist and was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred McDaniel, in 2002...
Gay Jones - Manila (07/19/06)
Gay Jones, born in Manila on Dec. 2, 1946, went home to the Lord Tuesday, July 11, 2006. She was the daughter of the late Eugene and Dorthy Carter. She was a lifelong resident of Manila and had worked for a couple different employers in Manila. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Shane Thompson; a sister, Dorothy Farrow of Manil; and nieces and nephews who were very dear to her heart, Mia and Cory Quarles and their daughters, Payden, Sidney, and Brook, all of Mountain Home, Heather Dozhier, Ashley and Aaron McGill and their daughter, Nicole, all of Manila, and many other family and friends who were special to her.. ...
Dorothy Mae Klehm - Harrisburg (07/19/06)
Dorothy Mae Klehm, 79, of Harrisburg, formerly of Monette and Carlsbad, N.M., died Monday in her home at Harrisburg. She was born Sept. 26, 1927, at Nixa, Mo., the daughter of John Sanders and Amy Jones Sanders. She was a member of First Baptist Church at Harrisburg and was a lifetime member of both the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary...
Eva Marie Rakestraw - Manila (07/19/06)
Eva Marie Rakestraw, 72, of Manila, died Saturday, July 15, 2006, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Paul and Mattie Phillips and had lived most of her life in the Blackwater Community near Manila. She was a retired telephone operator for Southwestern Bell...
Elbert L. Ray - Monette (07/19/06)
Elbert L. Ray, 80, of Monette, died Monday, July 3, 2006, at Jonesboro. Born at Paragould, he lived in Monette most of his life. He was a Methodist and a retired construction machine operator. Survivors include a sister, Ruby Ball of North Little Rock, and two half-brothers, William Fox of Virginia and Eddie Fox of Marmaduke...
Ruth DePriest Varner - Lake City (07/19/06)
Ruth Varner, 82, of Lake City, formerly of Springdale, died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at the Lakeside Nur9sing Center in Lake City. She was born June 2, 1924, in Nettleton to Bill and Effie Wilhelm DePriest. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.G. "Ham" Varner...
Calvin Wayne Callison - Jonesboro (07/26/06)
Calvin Wayne Callison, 68, of Jonesboro died Friday, July 21, 2006, at his residence. He was a retired janitorial employee for GSA in Jonesboro. He was a navy veteran and retired employee of the Arkansas National guard 875th Engineer Battalion. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Porche Callison of the home; three daughters, Deborah Callison of New York City, Sandra Callison of Gainesville, Fla., and Ann Callison of Lake City; a son, Wayne Patrick Callison of Jonesboro; and two sisters, Betty Burdyshaw of Jonesboro and Willie storey of Mountain View.. ...
Melton DeFries Sr. - Jonesboro (07/26/06)
The Rev. Melton E. DeFries Sr., 69, of Jonesboro died July 18, 2006, at St. Elizabeth's Place. Born at the Macey-Monette Community, he lived in Florida and California before moving to Jonesboro 11 years ago. He was a retired minister of the Nettleton United Methodist Church for five years and a retired pilot for the Navy and Marine Corps, where he received many honors including the Vietnamese Air Gallantry Cross with Bronze Wings, Vietnam Service Medal with five stars, cross of Gallantry with Palm and Star, Combat Action Ribbon, Expert Rifle, United National Civil Action Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Navy United Commendation (2) Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation, Bronze Star with Combat "V", Republic of Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, USMC Good Conduct Medal, Sharpshooter Pistol, Air Medal with Bronze Star and (19) Strike Flight Medals.. ...
Mary Kathryn Drummond - Monette (07/19/06)
Mary Kathryn (Kathy) Drummond, 61, of Monette died Friday, July 14, 2006, at UAMS Hospital at Little Rock. She was a homemaker and member of Monette First Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Lillian McCord and Chester McCord; a sister, Linda Anderson; and a nephew, Carter Lane McCord...
Larry Dean Cole - Manila (07/19/06)
Larry Dean Cole, 46, of Manila died Saturday, June 15, 2006, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Leachville he had been a lifelong Manila area resident and was a self-employed cotton ginner and gin repairman. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, C.W. and Hattie Mae More, as well as Jim and Elsie Cole...
Grace Bunch - Piedmont, Mo. (07/19/06)
Delora Grace Bunch, 70, of Piedmont, Mo., died Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at her residence. She was born in Leachville on Dec. 20, 1935, the daughter of Albert Davison and Modine Fowler Davison. She married J.R. Bunch on December 31, 1955, in Hernando, Miss...
James Lee Brindos - Caraway (07/12/06)
James Lee Brindos, 36, of Caraway died Friday, July 7, 2006, at his residence in Caraway. Born in Little Rock, he was a lifelong resident of caraway and he worked for Denso Corporation in Osceola. He was preceded in death by his parents, Michael Eugene and Violet Glendoro Russell Brindos, Sr.; and a brother, Michael Eugene Brindos, Jr...
Velda Britton - Etowah (07/12/06)
Velda Britton, 79, of Etowah died Friday, June 30, 2006, at Osceola. She is survived by three daughters, Jean Dollar of Etowah, Diane Davis of Keiser and Denise Hart of Osceola; two sons, Garry Britton of Tulsa, Okla., and Denis Britton of Conway; a sister, Hilda Tuttle of Desoto, Kansas; two brothers, Sherman Deeds of Keiser and Leroy Deeds of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren...
Earnest Edward Climer - Wynne (07/12/06)
Earnest Edward Climer, 61, Wynne, died Friday, July 7, 2006, at his daughter's residence in Leachville. He was born May 31, 1945, in Norfork. He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Lizzie Climer; and two daughters, Carla Climer and Teresa Raymond...
Gerald Hood - Lake City (07/12/06)
Gerald Eugene Hood, 63, of Lake City died Friday, June 30, 2006, in Lake City> Born in Dixie, he was a lifelong resident of Lake City. He worked several years for A.D.T. and Frolic Footwear in Jonesboro and retired from General Electric. He was a 1961 graduate of Lake City High School and a member of First Baptist Church of Lake City but attended Bowman Baptist Church. ...
Mary Ida Waugh - Falkville, Ala. (07/12/06)
Mary Ida Waugh, 71, of Falkville, Ala., died Saturday, July 1, 2006. She had lived in Caraway until moving to Falkville six years ago. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.L. "Pank" Waugh;' two sons, Jerry Waugh and Larry Waugh; two great-granddaughters and two sisters...
Ruby Marie Brooks - Van Buren (07/19/06)
Ruby Marie Brooks, 74, of Van Buren, the widow of Lyman "L.A." Brooks, died Thursday, July 13, 2006, at Sparks Hospital in Ft. Smith. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late William Thomas and Delilah Marie Hicks Fortson. She had been a Leachville resident before making her home in Van Buren three and a half years ago...
Linda Joyce Staggs - Jonesboro (07/03/06)
Linda Joyce Staggs, 61, of Jonesboro died Monday, June 26, 2006, at her home. She lived much of her life in Lake City, moving to Jonesboro nine years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the Assembly of God Church at Lake City. Mrs. Staggs was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Nellie Merritt Stone; a brother, James Stone; and a sister, Barbara Nell Stone...
Ada Jane Reams - Steele, Mo. (07/03/06)
Ada Jane Reams, 55, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at her home. Born Nov. 22, 1950, in Manila, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Steele and employed at Apple Tree Preschool in Steele. She is survived by her husband, Gene Reams, of Steele; two sons, Bret Reams of Manila and Allen Reams of Blytheville; three daughters, Nikki Stone of Starkville, Miss., and Dara Tomlin and Deidra Reams, both of Steele; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sisters, Bonnie Reams and JoAnn Browning, both of Manila; six brothers, Gene Carpenter of Manila, Larry Carpenter of Purdy, Mo., Jack Carpenter of Wynne, Vernon Carpenter of Batesville, Bobby Carpenter of Michigan and Sheron Carpenter of Manila.. ...
Adele Morgan - West Ridge (07/03/06)
Adele Morgan, 87, of West ridge, died Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at Osceola Nursing Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Toy A. Morgan; and her parents, Earl Seymore and Pearl Simmon. Survivors include two sons, Jim Morgan of Keiser and Bobby Morgan of West Ridge; a daughter, Peggy Morgan Ryan of Woodville, Miss.; 18 grandchildren, 59 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren...
Inez Marie Montgomery - Bono (07/03/06)
Inez Marie Montgomery, 68, of Bono died Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Lake City and had lived most of her life in the Lake City area, moving to Bono last year. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Lake City and retired from Lincoln Manufacturing...