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Obituaries from October 2006

Paul Harold Lamkin (10/26/06)
Jonesboro Paul Harold Lamkin, 86, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, in NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Lunsford, he lived his entire life in the Northeast Arkansas area. He was a retired farmer and a mechanic for Massey Ferguson. He was also a member of Needham Baptist Church...
James W. Newton (10/18/06)
Indiana James W. Newton, 92, of New Carlisle, Ind., formerly of Benton Harbor and Saint Joseph, Mich., died Oct. 16, 2006, at Miller's Merry Manor at New Carlisle, Ind. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Manila Cemetery. Newton was born Aug. 1, 1914, to Lon and Serena Newton, and he and his wife, Mildred Pauline, lived in Arkansas, prior to moving to Saint Joseph, Mich. After the death of his wife, Newton moved to Indiana where he lived until his death...
Wilma Faye Randolph (10/18/06)
Dyess Wilma Faye Randolph, 54, of Dyess died Oct. 10, 2006, as a result of a traffic accident. She was born in Dyess, the daughter of the late Tib and Hazel Stevens. She was a member of the Little River Church of Christ. She was also preceded in death by a brother, William Stevens, and a sister, Imojean Duncan...
Edward "Bud" Sparks (10/18/06)
Manila Edward "Bud" Sparks, 74, of Manila, died Monday, Oct. 9, 2006, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Caraway he was the son of the late Armour and Opal Tanner Sparks. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Billie Little Sparks, his second wife, Carolyn Harrell Sparks, a son, Michael Sparks, and a sister...
Clurman Strickland Jr. (10/18/06)
Manila Clurman Strickland Jr., 73, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at his home. Born Aug. 10, 1933, in Union, Miss., he was a carpenter and a farmer. He was a member of the Church of Lord Jess Christ at Carrolls Corner. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Strickland; six daughters, Virginia Smith, Ann McMillan, Robin Cantrell, all of Yazoo City, Miss., Diane Wilbanks of Conway, Janet Wilbanks of Manila and Polly Sheppard of Etowah; three sons, Billy Ray Strickland and John Strickland, both of Yazoo City, and Clurman Strickland III of Osceola; a sister, Lidian Talbert of Hickory, Miss.; three brothers, Howard Watkins, Bill Watkins and Clyde Watkins, all of Morton, Miss.; 23 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.. ...
Robert Gerald Taylor (10/18/06)
Leachville Robert Gerald Taylor, 57, of Leachville died Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006, at his home. Born at New Madrid, Mo., he was the son of the late John Elbert and Edith Wright Taylor. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired welder for Darling Store Fixtures in Paragould. He had been a Leachville resident since 1972 and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Carol Benson (10/26/06)
Manila Linda "Carol" Benson, 61, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at her home, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Born at Lauderdale County, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Scott White and Mary Louise Ervin White, and was a graduate of Ripley High School. ...
Howard Eugene Bryan (10/26/06)
Leachville Howard Eugene Bryan, 73, of Leachville, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath, Mo. A lifelong Leachville area resident, he was the son of the late Thomas Arvil and Lorene Bryan and was a retired auto mechanic...
Brian K. Glass (10/26/06)
West Palm Beach, Fla. Brian K. glass, 46, of West Palm Beach, Fla., died at his home on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006. A resident of the Palm Beach area since 1996, he was an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner recently employed with Bert Lopez, MD. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach where he was formerly employed at the Samaritan Gardens Community Health Center, and traveled extensively with their Medical Mission Ministries...
Floyd Douglas Hollands (10/26/06)
Jonesboro Floyd Douglas "Doug" Hollands, 33, of Jonesboro, died Oct. 18, 2006. Survivors include his wife, Candida Hollands; children, Eric and Bethany Hollands of Wilson and Gabriel and Caleb Hollands of Jonesboro; parents, Roy and Janice Hollands of Caraway; brothers, Timothy Hollands of Bald Knob and Mitchell Hollands of Caraway; and grandmothers, Opal McCowan of Rivervale and Mildred Hollands of Corinth, Miss...
Linda Houchin (10/26/06)
Jonesboro Linda Faye McFarlin Houchin, 65, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Caraway on July 25, 1941, she had lived in Mississippi and Caraway. She retired from E.I. DuPont after 23 years. She was an avid fisherman and a member of Church of Christ...
Harvey Lee Thompson (10/12/06)
Lake City Harvey Lee Thompson, 62, of Lake City, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 at his residence. Born in Lake City, he had lived his entire life around Lake City, and was a 1962 graduate of Dixie High School. He was married to his wife Wilma 44 years and two days. ...
Bobby Van Nowlin (10/12/06)
Blytheville Bobby Van Nowlin, 78, of Blytheville, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Homer Frank and Lissie Mae Hutton Nowlin and had been a Blytheville resident since 1955. ...
David Scott Neisler (10/12/06)
Monette David Scott Neisler, 24, of Monette, died Sept. 29, 2006, at Caruthersville, Mo. He was born Jan. 1, 1982, in Dallas Texas. He was of the Baptist faith and a welder. He is survived by his fiance, Heather Smith, and son Dakota of Blytheville; his father, David Neisler of Monette, his mother, Donna Neisler of Monette; his grandfather, Floyd Finley of Cash; daughter, Secret Neisler of Monette and her mother Lexie Beaver of Monette; two sisters, Marie Neisler and Katie Neisler, both of Monette.. ...
Hershel Leon Kelton (10/12/06)
Caraway Hershel Leon Kelton, 81, died Thursday, Oct.5, 2006, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Salem on Dec. 12, 1924, he spent the majority of his life in the Caraway area. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Buffalo Chapel Baptist Church where he was a deacon and served as song leader for many years...
Jo Ann Hensley (10/12/06)
Caraway Jo Ann Hensley, 88, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Hensley was born at Savannah, Tenn., and lived most of her life in the Caraway area. She was a homemaker, and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Hensley; her parents, Lum Edward Austin and Donnie Hopper Austin, and a son, Columbus Beasley...
Louis Buel (L.B.) Gunn (10/12/06)
Manila L.B. Gunn, Jr., 81, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at his daughter's home in Mt. View, Calif. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Louis B. and Janie Hutton Gunn and was a lifelong Manila resident. He was a retired farmer and former manager of the Buffalo Island Rural Water Association. He was a member of the Manila First Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon since 1954 and was a member of the Men's Sunday School Class...
Martha Elizabeth Goff (10/12/06)
Blytheville Martha Elizabeth Goff, 93, of Blytheville died Friday, Oct. 6, 2006, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born May 12, 1913, in Bertrand, Mo., the daughter of John Henry and Ella Rushing, she was a longtime Blytheville resident and homemaker. She was a member of Beacon Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Women's Missionary Association and taught Sunday school for many years...
Lillian Arlene Emery (10/12/06)
Caraway Lillian Arlene Emery, 81, of Caraway died Monday, Oct. 2, 206, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the daughter of the late Artie Dee and Laura Williams Reams, was of the Christian faith, and had lived most of her life in Caraway...
Louise Talley (10/05/06)
Jonesboro Louise Talley, 63, of Jonesboro died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, in St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born in Biggers and had lived all her life in the Jonesboro area. She was a member of Strawfloor Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Jessie Emmons; two sisters; a brother; and a son...
Reuben Eugene Bowden (10/05/06)
Mio, Mich. Reuben Bowden, 74, of Mio, Mich., died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006, at Bortz Health Care in Rose City. He was born in Black Oak on Feb. 27, 1934. Family and close friends remember him for his lightning fast left-handed pitch with a baseball. He played for one of the St. Louis Cardinal farm teams before injuring his arm...
Dennis Bryan Cardin (10/05/06)
Leachville Dennis Bryan Cardin, 49, of Leachville, died Wednesday at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. Born in Rolla, Mo., he was a former Florida and Louisiana resident. He was a certified electrician and had lived in Leachville since 1999. He is survived by his mother, Jo Ann Puckett Cardin of Leachville; his father, William Bryan Cardin of Ava, Mo.; two brothers, Donald Eugene Cardin, Sr., of Granite City, Ill., and Ronald Edward Cardin of Lake Hills, Texas; two half brothers, Bryan Cardin of Louisiana and David Cardin of Missouri; two half sisters, Debbie Query of Arkansas and Becky Miller of Missouri; two nieces and two nephews.. ...
Myrtle Thelma Farrar (10/05/06)
Manila Myrtle Thelma Farrar, 90, of Manila, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Sept. 6, 1915, in Booneville, Miss., she was a homemaker and a member of West Ridge Baptist Church where she served as pianist...
Jack Herron (10/05/06)
Blytheville Jack Herron, 76, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at his home. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired farm equipment mechanic. He leaves his children, Jackie Herron Jr., Jamie Herron and Lisa Murphy, all of Blytheville, and Roxanne McLevain of Manila; the mother of his children, Ann Chandler of Blytheville; five brothers; three sisters; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Infant Kara Belle smith (10/05/06)
Bay Kara Belle Smith, infant daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Moore Smith, of Bay, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. In addition to her parents, she is survived by grandparents, Richard and Cindy Holiman of Jonesboro, Allen and Aliy Moore of Two Rivers, Alaska, and Larry and Virginia Smith of Manila...
Lottie Veda Scott Mace (10/05/06)
Paragould Lottie Veda Scott Mace, 81, of Paragould died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at the Senath Nursing Home. Born in Cushman on Nov. 3, 1924, she lived in the Black Water community until she moved to Paragould. Ms. Mace finished the tenth grade at Black Water High School where she played basketball and softball. She finished her junior and senior years at Manila High School, graduating with the Class of 1944. Ms. Mace was the pianist for many years at the Blackwater Baptist Church...
Kenneth "He'Hi" McWhirter (10/05/06)
Manila Kenneth "He-Hi" McWhirter, 83, lifelong resident of Manila, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, after a long fight with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Charles and Maude Kilgore McWhirter who settled in Manila by way of covered wagon in 1912 from the Trimble, Tenn., area...
Lando Charles Moore (10/05/06)
Arbyrd Lando Charles Moore, 88, of Arbyrd died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, in Paragould. Born July 19, 1918, in Hollywood, Mo., he was a graduate of Arbyrd High School, a veteran of World War II and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He married Jewel McCormack on Oct. 12, 1940...
Pearl Biggers (10/05/06)
Jonesboro He was born on June 12, 1915, at Williford. She moved to the Black Oak area as a young girl and lived in Jonesboro for the past 46 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Nettleton Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Burnis Biggers; her parents, Perry and Della Fletcher Penter; two sisters, Margie Caroline Lea and Myrtle Lois Mitchell; and a brother, Homer Penter...