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Obituaries from September 2006

Mildred Marynell Snider (09/27/06)
Monette Mildred Snider, 80, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Romance. She lived most of her life in the Monette area and was a homemaker and a member of the Monette First Baptist Church...
Floy Maybelle Jones (09/27/06)
Lake City Floy Maybelle Jones, 103, of Lake City died Tuesday evening, Sept. 19, in the family residence. Mrs. Jones was born at Prairie Creek, had lived in Lake City for the past eight years and was formerly of Trumann. She was a homemaker and a member of Alsup Pentecostal Church near Jonesboro...
Reba N. Hook (09/11/06)
Lake City Reba N. Hook, 80, of Lake City died at St. Bernards Medical Center Friday, Sept. 1, 2006. She was born in Calico Rock to Amos and Mary Gladys McSpadden Staggs. She married her husband of 58 years, Bill Hook, on July 24, 1945. She was a retired bookkeeper for Delta Farms of Lake City and a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City where she was a Sunday school teacher and a Bible study leader...
Wilda Amelia Hutton (09/11/06)
Manila Wilda Amelia Hutton, 73, of Manila, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Epter and Mae Ashabranner Davis, and was a lifelong resident. She retired after 35 years with the Mississippi County Equal Opportunity Commission. She was a graduate of Manila High School and was a member of the First United Methodist Church...
Guy Hiram Meeker (09/11/06)
Leachville Guy Hiram Meeker, 91, of Leachville died Sept. 6, 2006, at his home. He was a retired farmer and a member of Leachville Second Baptist Church. Mr. Meeker is survived by his wife, Imogene Meeker of the home; two sons, Guy Meeker, Jr. of Hinesville, Ga., and "Butch" Bills of Freeport, Texas; two daughters, Lisa Buerkley of Wamego, Kan., and Tonya Morris of Woodby Island, Wash.; a sister, Bessie Master of Manila; 23 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren...
Katheryne Marie Nees (09/11/06)
Senath Katheryne Marie Nees, 53, of Senath, Mo., formerly of Hoxie, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2006, in Twin Rivers Medial Center in Kennett, Mo. She was born on Aug. 14, 1953, at Oklahoma City, the daughter of the late William and Rosetta Pickett Nees. She was disabled. She was of the Baptist faith...
Marcella Toombs (09/11/06)
Lake City Marcella Toombs, 82, formerly of Paragould, died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was born on July 7, 1924, in Greene County. Mrs. Toombs was a homemaker and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons, Jerry Toombs Sr. ...
Mabel "Bood" Adams (09/20/06)
Lake City Mabel "Bood" Adams, 84, of Lake City died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at her residence. She was born in Black Oak and was a lifetime resident of Lake City. She was a homemaker and a member since 1943 of Prairie Missionary Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and a church clerk secretary...
Troy Wayne Guiltner (09/20/06)
Monette Troy Wayne Guiltner, 62, of Monette, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2006 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Monette on Aug. 16, 1944, he had lived in Monette all of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired cotton ginner from the Monette Co-op Gin...
Charles Stephen Jolliff (09/20/06)
Slidell, La. Charles Stephen "Steve' Jolliff, 58, of Slidell, La., formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, at his home. Born at Orange, N.J., he was the son of the late Dan B. Jolliff and grandson of the late Julia Cruise, W.W. Fowler Sr., Minnie Jane Short and Charles Jolliff Sr...
Barbara Gail Mitchell (09/20/06)
Bono Barbara Gail Mitchell, 46, of Bono, died Tuesday at her home. Born in Paragould she was the daughter of the late Thomas Manuel. She was an employee of the Catfish Cafe in Jonesboro and was of the Pentecostal faith. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Victoria Mitchell, a grandson, Calab Garner, her stepfather, Robert Kankelfitz, a sister, Sue Thrasher, and a brother, Johnny Manuel...
Wesley "Wes" Hicks (09/11/06)
Mountain Home Wesley "Wes" Hicks, 75, of Mountain Home died Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006. The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Sept. 2 at Roller Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Michael Shy officiating. Mr. Hicks was born July 14, 1931, in Manila, to Joseph and Thelma Hicks. ...
Mary Trude Davis (09/11/06)
Osceola Mary Trude Davis, 83, of Osceola, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at the South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola. Born July 21, 1923, in Moundsville, Ala., to Newborn and Sarah Duncan Griffin, she was of the Baptist faith, a homemaker and a longtime area resident...
Jerry Ray Bland (09/11/06)
Trumann Jerry Ray Bland, 62, of Trumann died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired chief of police for the Trumann Police Department, where he served for 25 years. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church, Chiefs of Police Association, the Fraternal Order of Police and Trumann Masonic Lodge...
Willis Jackson Davis (09/11/06)
Monette Willis Jackson Davis, 84, of Monette, died Sept.5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Greene County Memorial Garden in Paragould with Gregg Funeral Home of Monette in charge...
Lucille Bell (09/11/06)
Bono Lucille Bell, 85, of Bono died Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She lived in Jonesboro most of her life and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She was a member of the Needlecraft Club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph "Pappy" Bell; her parents, James and Ina Battles; and a sister, Margaret Battles...
Alpha Mae Edge (09/05/06)
Marion Alpha Mae Edge, 90, of Marion, died Aug. 22, 2006, at Willowbend Nursing Home. She was a homemaker and a member of Blackwater Church of God. She is survived by four sons, William Julius Edge of West Memphis, Carl Richard Edge of Lake City, Ernest Lee Edge of Fayetteville, and Donald E. ...
Mabel Maxine Hamlett (09/05/06)
Columbus, Miss. Mabel Maxine Hamlett, 81, of Ethelsville, Ala., died Monday, Aug. 21, 2006, in Baptist Memorial Hospital Golden Triangle at Columbus, Miss. Born May 4, 1925, at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Maude Long and the widow of the Rev. Roy Hamlett. She was a former resident of Columbus and had lived in Ethelsville for the past 25 years. She was of the Assembly of God faith...
W.C. Hughes (09/05/06)
Dell W.C. Hughes, 84, of Dell died Aug. 25, 2006, in Blytheville. He was born in Chalybeate, Miss., to Willard C. and Maude McIntyre Hughes. Survivors include children, Jerry Hughes of Magness, Terry and Schery Hughes of St. Joseph, Mo., Sharon and Will Oliver of Brandon, Fla., Phyllis and Tim Myers of Blytheville; children's mother, Mildred Jones Hughes of Dell; brother, Willford Hughes of Chalybeate; sister, Loraine Hughes of Memphis; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Rev. Leondus Hull (09/05/06)
Florissant, Mo. Rev. Leondus Hull, born Sept. 16, 1928 in Monette, died Monday, July 17, 2006, in Florissant, Mo. He is survived by his wife, Claudia Shipman Hull; and daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Tim Smith and Pam and Rev. Bruce Smith; and grandchildren, Ashley and Austin Smith...
Marjorie Lee Moore Pittman (09/05/06)
Stuttgart Marjorie Lee Moore Pittman, 81, of Stuttgart, formerly of Caraway, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in North Little Rock. Born in Agnos, Ark., on Sept. 17, 1924, she spent the majority of her life in the Caraway area as a homemaker before moving to Stuttgart a few years ago. She was a member of the Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church...
Mark Dean Davis (09/06/06)
Hornersville, Mo. Mark Dean Davis, 52, of Hornersville, Mo., died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2006, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after a six-month illness with severe inflammation of the pancreas. The oldest son of Frank "Sarge" and Mabel Davis of Hornersville, he was born June 17, 1954, at Fort Richardson Army Base at the 5005th Hospital near Anchorage, Alaska. He was an over-the-road truck driver for Steadfast Trucking Co. of Hornersville...
Ella J. Dewitt (09/06/06)
Black Oak Ella J. Dewitt, 90, of Black Oak, died Aug. 27, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Mississippi on Dec. 23, 1915, she spent the most of her life in the Black Oak area. She was a homemaker and a member of the Black Oak Church of Christ...
Milford Lee "M.L." Cox (09/05/06)
Paragould Milford Lee "M.L." Cox, 75, of Paragould died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2006. He was born on July 6, 1931, in Conway. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Shade and Mary Jane Cox; brothers, James and Lonnie Cox; and sister, Marie Bidwell...