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Obituaries from December 2006

Zachary Aaron Whited (12/26/06)
Monette Zachary Aaron Whited, 23, of Monette died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at his home. Born in Jonesboro on Nov. 10, 1983, Zach was a farmer, duck guide and had a flying service. He was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church. He was very active with the Ducks Unlimited, Delta Water Fowl and Wildlife Preservation, was an avid outdoor hunter, fisherman and water sportsman...
David Glen Davis (12/19/06)
Franklin, Tenn. David Glenn Davis, 51, of Franklin, Tenn., formerly of Manila died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at his home in Franklin. Born at Marked Tree he had lived most of his life in Manila before moving to Franklin 11 years ago. He was the son of the late Dewey Davis and was a member of the Thompson Station Baptist Church...
Clara Imogene Dees (12/19/06)
Cardwell, Mo. Clara Imogene Dees, 64, daughter of the late Orbon and Emiline Hinkle Glasgow, was born March 2, 1942, at Corning and died Dec. 12, 2006, in Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center at Kennett, Mo. She married Eugene Dees on May 13, 1961, at Paragould...
Linnie Marie Jackson (12/19/06)
Paragould Linnie Marie Jackson, 95, of Paragould, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born Nov. 15, 1911, in Gibson, Mo., Mrs. Jackson retired as a dietary worker from Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and then worked for the Red Cross. She was a member of East Side Baptist Church...
Margaret Powell (12/19/06)
Jonesboro Margaret Elizabeth Powell, 85, of Jonesboro died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at her home. Born in Joiner, Mrs. Powell lived in Black Oak before moving to Jonesboro in 1959. She was a retired library clerk at Annie Camp Junior High School and a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women...
Virgie Lee Wright (12/19/06)
Manila Virgie Lee Wright, 91, of Manila, widow of Harry Wright, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Dell, she was the daughter of the late will and Nanie Allen, and was a lifelong Manila resident. Mrs. Wright was a longtime member of the Manila First Baptist Church...
Delmar Herbert Gillett (12/26/06)
Wilson Delmar Herbert Gillett, 88, of Wilson, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, at Osceola Healthcare in Osceola. Born Oct. 9, 1918, in Brownsville, Texas, the son of John and Myrtle Turner Gillett, he was a longtime resident of Wilson, a farmer and a member of Dyess Central Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars...
Ilse Alber (12/26/06)
Cologne, Germany Ilse Alber, 78, of Cologne-Rath, Germany, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2006. Survivors include her husband, Fritz Alber of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Klaus and Ute Alber of Cologne-Rath; her cousin, Margarete Reed of Monette; and many other relatives...
Sherman LaFarlette (12/26/06)
Monette Sherman Edward LaFarlette, 69, of Monette died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Trumann on Feb. 16, 1937, he was a farmer and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd LaFarlette, and his brother, Jimmy LaFarlette...
Gary Dale Reingardt (12/26/06)
Senath Gary Dale Reingardt, 62, of Senath died Dec. 19, 2006, at his residence. He was born Aug. 9, 1944, in Francisville, Ind., to the late Fred and Glatis Retherford Reingardt. A longtime area resident of Senath, Mo., Mr. Reingardt worked as residential contractor until his retirement...
Gerald Sutterfield (12/26/06)
Jonesboro Gerald E. Sutterfield, 85, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2006, in NEA Medical Center. Born at Shirley, Mr. Suttterfield moved to Lake City early in life. He later lived in California before moving to Jonesboro in 1959. He worked for General Motors at Southgate, Calif., and retired from General Electric in Jonesboro with 27 years of service...
Dr. E.A. Shaneyfelt (12/14/06)
Manila Dr. E.A. Shaneyfelt, 77, longtime Manila physician, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville he was the son of the late Eugene Lloyd and Pauline Edwards Shaneyfelt and was a 1947 graduate of Osceola High School. He was a graduate of Hendrix College and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and served his residency at St. Vincents Infirmary in Little Rock. He was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church...
Lucille Reeves (12/14/06)
Leachville Lucille Reeves, 81, of Leachville, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2006, at Jonesboro Healthcare. Born at Piggott, she was the daughter of the late Brack and Vernie Eubanks Reeves and had lived most of her life in Leachville where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Arliss Julie Reed (12/14/06)
Leachville Arliss Julie Reed, 77, of Leachville, widow of Thomas O. Reed, died Saturday, Dec. Dec. 9, 2006, at her home. Born at Rector, she was the daughter of the late John and Myrtle Griffin Copeland and had been a Leachville resident since 1955. Mrs. Reed was with Brown Shoe Company until its closing in Leachville and later joined the staff of Leachville Discount Drug Store. She was a longtime member of the Leachville United Methodist Church...
Frank Overman (12/14/06)
Caraway Frank Overman, 72, of Caraway died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, in St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a farmer. Mr. Overman is survived by his wife, June (Wood) Overman of the home; a son, Gary Overman of Caraway; a daughter, Kathy Polston of Newark, Del.; a brother, Ruben Overman of Paragould; a sister, Shirley Farley of Osceola; and three grandsons, Clint Polston of Parkersburg, Pa., Heath Polston of Fayetteville and Bryce Overman of Caraway...
Fannie Lee Oden (12/14/06)
Lake City Fanny Lee Oden, 65, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, in St. Bernards Medical Center at Jonesboro. She was born at Jonesboro and had lived at Lake City for 12 years. She was of the Baptist belief and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mark Campbell and Prilley Curtis; a brother and two sisters...
Albert C. Hamilton (12/14/06)
Manila Albert c. Hamilton, 75, of Manila died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, at UAMS in Little Rock. He was born in Manila to the late Carlos and Cora Hamilton. He was a farmer and of the Baptist belief. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie, of Manila; a son, Gary Hamilton, of Manila; a daughter, Teresa Hattenhauer of Manila; five grandsons, Garrett Hamilton of Manila, Greg Rapert, Jonathan Hattenhauer, Kyle Hattenhauer, Myles Hattenhauer, all of Manila; a granddaughter, Brittany Eubanks of Manila, and a great-granddaughter, Karlie Eubanks.. ...
Barbara Jane DeRousse Doherty (12/14/06)
Buckeye Barbara Jane DeRousse Doherty, 60, of the Buckeye Community died Dec. 7, 2006, after a brief illness. She was born on Nov. 16, 1946, to the late Tom and Opal Shipley DeRousse of Hornersville, Mo. Mrs. Doherty was a lifelong area resident and member of New Providence Baptist Church of Buckeye. ...
Franklin Carruth (12/14/06)
Jonesboro Franklin Lemuel "Soo" Carruth, 59, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2006, at his home. Born at Leachville, he lived much of his life in the Jonesboro area. He worked 25 years for Riceland Foods of Jonesboro and was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin and Elsie White Carruth; sister, Shirley Parnell; and brother, Carl Parnell...
Jacob Thomas "Peanut" Byrd (12/14/06)
Phoenix, Ariz. Jacob Thomas "Peanut" Byrd, 74, of Phoenix, Ariz., son of the late Porter and Lena Byrd of Leachville, died Nov. 29, 2006, in Phoenix after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Jill Askey Byrd; daughter, Nelena Malonado (Tommy); sons, Jeffery and Robert; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, all of Phoenix, and three stepchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Moba Lee Byrd Miller, of Leachville, and brother, Tommy Byrd of Woonsocket, S.D...
Gerald Dean Caldwell (12/07/06)
Lake City Gerald Dean Caldwell, 74, of Lake City, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Lake City and lived most of his life there. He was of the Baptist belief and was preceded in death by his parents, Radie Caldwell and Mary Ellen Thomas, two brothers, Jerry and Hershel "Snooks" Caldwell. He was the owner and operator of G&C Lawn Care...
James Clint "J.C. Parks (12/07/06)
Olive Branch, Miss. James Clint "J.C." Parks of Olive Branch, Miss., died Friday, Sept. 1, 2006, at his home. He was born at Blytheville on May 18, 1928, to the late James Norris "Doge" and Gertie Parks, who lived in the Black Water community. His two brothers, Gerald Lee and Willie Dee, preceded him in death...
Bobby Junior Phillips (12/07/06)
Dyess Bobby Junior Phillips, 63, of Dyess died Nov. 25, 2006, in Crittenden Memorial Hospital at West Memphis. Survivors include his wife, Norma Jean Phillips, of Dyess; very special friend, Wanda Lackey of Manila; daughters, Rhonda Phillips of Senatobia, Miss., Deborah Phillips of Dyess and Shawnda Phillips of Manila; step-daughter, Kim Robertson of Dyess; son, Bobby Allen Phillips of Manila; stepson, Justin Robertson of Dyess; sisters, Liz Hasley of Carlisle, Cleo Carroll of Lepanto, Nancy Cash and Yvonne Howard, both of Byhalia, Miss.; brothers, Ed Coleman of Tyronza and William Sipes of Texas; and grandson, Justin Phillips of Osceola.. ...
Wink Rauls (12/07/06)
Jonesboro Joel Winfred "Wink" Rauls, 92, of Jonesboro, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Joseph and Montie Lee Branum Rauls and was a 1934 graduate of Hornersville High School. ...
Brian Ray Sipes (12/07/06)
Monette Brian Ray Sipes, 38, of Monette died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, in St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Nov. 29, 1968, at Michigan City, Ind., to Clarence Leon and Jo Ann Baldridge Sipes. He is survived by a brother, Brett Sipes; a sister, Ramona Sipes; and his financee, Misty Bateson, all of Monette, and several nieces and nephews...
Linda Sue Willmuth (12/07/06)
Manila Linda Sue Willmuth, 55, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Earnest and Dixie Turner Evans and was a lifelong resident of the Manila and Leachville area. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Cecil Adams (12/07/06)
Sikeston, Mo. Cecil Adams, 77, of Sikeston, Mo., died Monday, Nov. 27, 2006, in Missouri Delta Medical Center at Sikeston. He was born April 2, 1929, at Lake City to the late William H. and Sudie D. Turner Adams. He was the founder of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at Sikeston and had served as pastor for 16 years at Matthews Missionary Baptist Church...