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Obituaries from January 2007

Robert Mason Trammel (01/31/07)
Monette Robert Mason Trammel, 92, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at his residence in Monette. Born in Salado, he lived in the Monette area throughout his lifetime. He was of the Baptist belief and a retired farmer. He is survived by his wife, Willene Cason Trammel of the home; two sons, Robert Trammel and his wife, Donna, of Manila and Donald Trammel and his wife, Billie Sue, of Tupelo, Miss.; a daughter, Macine Trammel Hughes and her husband, Bobby Joe, of Jonesboro; two grandsons, Jeff Trammel of Denton, Texas, and Robert Walden of Jonesboro; a granddaughter, Lori Ann Johnson and her husband, Chris, of Germantown, Tenn.; two great-grandchildren, Mason Johnson and Lilly Johnson, both of Germantown; Tenn.; and a sister-in-law, Vesta Linebarger of Visalia, Calif.. ...
Lily Maudine Furnish Polsgrove (01/31/07)
Texas Lily Maudine Furnish Polsgrove, 88, of The Woodlands, Texas, a former resident of Monette, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007, in Regent Care Center at The Woodlands. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Monette. She leaves two sons, Jerry M. Polsgrove of The Woodlands and Hubert Lywayne Polsgrove of Tennessee...
Mildred Marie Langdon (01/31/07)
Hornersville Mildred Marie Langdon, 77, of Hornersville, Mo., died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at her residence near Hornersville, Mo. She was born May 13, 1929, in Kennett, Mo., to the late Jesse Evans and Annie Phifer Evans. Mrs. Langdon was a lifelong area resident of the Hornersville community, a homemaker, and a longtime member of the Hornersville Baptist Church where she was very active with the youth and with the Bible School program for many years. ...
Paul "Buddy" Guthrie (01/31/07)
Monette Paul "Buddy" Guthrie, 82, of Monette died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, in Monette Manor. Born in Manila on Sept. 18, 1924, he was a retired crop duster. He started flying in 1949 in the Manila area. He was an Army and Navy veteran, serving during World War II and Korea, a member of the Abner Blankenship American Legion Post 136 and past member of the Monette Volunteer Fire Department. Mr. Guthrie was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 60 years and of the Baptist belief...
Johnny Flagg (01/31/07)
Jasper, Texas Johnny Flagg, 63, of Jasper, Texas, formerly of Manila, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, in Texas. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Frank Flagg, and was a U.s. Air Force veteran. Survivors include his wife, Victoria Flagg, of the home; a daughter, Brandi Williams, of Bono; his mother, Velma Densmore, of Manila; a sister, Kay Alvarez Alexander, of Manila; three grandchildren...
Jack E. DuBar (01/31/07)
Bono Jack E. DuBar, 78, of Bono, died Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, at his residence. Born in Marmaduke, he had lived most of his life in Northeast Arkansas. He worked at several different cotton gins as a cotton ginner. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
Paul Shirley Vassar (01/17/07)
Manila Paul Shirley Vassar, 71, of Manila, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born July 31, 1935, in Manila, he was the son of the late Cecil and Jessie Flora Vassar and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Vassar is survived by his sisters, Janice Veach of Manila and Barbara Camp of Southaven, Miss., and several nieces and nephews...
Wanda Sue Pierce white (01/17/07)
Warren, Ohio Wanda Sue Pierce White of Warren, Ohio, died Dec. 24, 2006. She was born Aug. 4, 1940, in Manila to the late Dorsie and Cordie Pierce of Manila. She was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Hill; and five brothers, Emzie, Marvin, T.J., Cleo, and Bobby Pierce...
Jessie C. Wimp (01/17/07)
Caruthersville, Mo. Jessie C. Wimp, 75, of Caruthersville, formerly of the Rives Community, died at Caruthersville Nursing Center in Caruthersville, Mo., on Monday, Jan. 8, 2007. Born April 11, 1931, in Holland, Mo., to the late John Thomas Scott and Rosie White Scott, Mrs. Wimp was a lifelong area resident as well as a lifelong member of Oak Grow Church of Christ. She was a homemaker for many years and a retired cook for the Appletree Preschool in Steele, Mo...
Virginia Mae Barnes (01/24/07)
Monette Virginia Mae Barnes, 80, of Monette, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in McRae on Feb. 18, 1926, she spent the majority of her life in the Monette area. She was a homemaker and also served as secretary on Buffalo Island Rural Water Board for 25 years. She was an avid reader and of the Methodist belief...
Fleicia Jean Carder (01/24/07)
Trumann Fleicia Jean Carder of Trumann died Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 43. She was born in Leachville and had lived most of her life in Trumann. She was a homemaker and member of First Assembly of God Church...
Amon Eugene "Gene" Holt (01/24/07)
Milligan Ridge Amon Eugene "Gene" Holt, 75, of the Milligan Ridge community, near Manila, died Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Amon and Naoma Hill Holt and was a lifelong resident of Milligan Ridge. He was a member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church and was a retired farmer...
Charles C. Morris (01/24/07)
Paragould Charles c. Morris, 72, of Paragould, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. He was born Aug. 13, 1934, in Walnut Ridge, to the late Thomas Hayward Morris and Bessie Stella Ruth Wagner Morris. Mr. Morris was a longtime resident of the Oak Grove community and was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church of 36 years. ...
Billy Gene Moyer (01/17/07)
Milligan Ridge Billy Gene Moyer, 73, of the Milligan Ridge Community, near Manila, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 31, 1933, at Milligan Ridge, he was the son of the late John and Mary Martha Moyer, and had lived his life at Milligan Ridge. He was a member of Milligan Ridge Baptist Church and was a retired carpenter...
Radene Minyard (01/17/07)
Radene Minyard, 60, of Dell, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Nov. 19, 1946, in Long Beach, Calif., the daughter of Harold James and Eula Elizabeth Jones Minyard, she was a retired body shop manager for Blytheville Ford and had worked for NASA for 20 years as a software engineer...
Jerry Wayne Davis (01/10/07)
Manila Jerry Wayne Davis, 59, of Manila, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born to William Henry and Ruby Mae Austin Davis in Corinth, Miss., he grew up in Blytheville and was a retired bricklayer. He was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoying fishing, hunting, drawing, painting and rebuilding race cars...
Eloise Bernice Pierce (01/10/07)
Leachville Eloise Bernice Pierce, 78, of Leachville, widow of Robert Pierce, died Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at New Survey, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Lettie Belle McGregor Turner. ...
Willie Rutherford (01/10/07)
Jonesboro Willie Rutherford of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2006, at Lakeside Nursing Home at Lake City. She was born at Hickory Ridge to the late Nancy Ann and Zeddie Baldwin. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. Mrs. Rutherford taught Sunday school for many years. She loved going to church and reading her Bible. She and her husband owned and worked together at four grocery stores and two cafes...
Mary Sanders (01/10/07)
Caraway Mary Sanders, 60, of Caraway, died Saturday, 30, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Oneonta, N.Y., and had lived in Caraway since 1970, moving there from Goshen, N.Y. She was a homemaker and a member of Rivervale Baptist Church...
Alline August Waldrop (01/10/07)
Caraway Alline August Waldrop, 86, of Caraway died Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Lamar on Feb. 21, 1920. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lavirt Annette Horton; her father, Luther Clarence Riggs; and three sisters, Callie Husky, Mary Harper and Barbara Riggs...
Stella Bell Wilson (01/10/07)
Illinois Stella Bell Colbert Wilson, 96, of 301 N. Washington Street, Abingdon, Ill., died Saturday, Dec, 30, 2006 in Abingdon. She was born on June 21, 1910 in Hancock, Ark., to J.P. and Myrtle McKinley Colbert. She married James Everett Wilson on Feb. 22, 1930 in Jonesboro. He preceded her in death in July of 1990. She was a homemaker and had helped her husband farm in Hancock. She was a member of the Church of Christ and Abingdon Garden Club...
James Albert Bigham, Jr. (01/03/07)
Bald Knob James Albert Bigham, Jr. 52, of Bald Knob, died at White County Hospital in Searcy On Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006. Born Nov. 13, 1954, in Pontiac, Mich., to the late James Albert Bigham, Sr. and Josephine Sample Bigham, he was a longtime White County resident. Mr. Bigham attended the Arkansas State University of Beebe, where he earned an Associate Degree in Fine Arts, and was involved in the trucking industry...
Claudis V. Adams (01/03/07)
Jonesboro Claudis Vernon Adams, 84, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at his home. He was a farmer and was of the Baptist faith. He also loved to fish and hunt. Mr. Adams is survived by a son, Wayne Adams, and his wife, Peggy, of Chugiak, Alaska; a daughter, Bevylee Echols and husband, Frank, of Shreveport, La.; and a sister, Kathryn Hatchell of Caraway...
Truman H. McMurry (01/03/07)
Lake City Truman H. McMurry, 76, of Lake City, died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, in Lake Side Nursing Home. He was born at Parsons, Tenn., to the late Travis and Vada (Box) McMurry. Also preceding him in death were his son, Ricky McMurry; grandchild, Melanie Murphy; sisters, Faustina Gamble and Lossie Markum; and a brother, Huel Jay McMurry...
Kylan Lee Robins (01/03/07)
Bono Kylan Lee Robins, 4 months, of Bono died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, in his residence. He is survived by his mother, Amanda Lynn Robins of the home; his father, Jason Glenn Arnold of Jonesboro; maternal grandparents, Tammy and Paul Eastworth of Jonesboro; paternal grandfather, Glenn Arnold of Jonesboro; maternal great-grandparents, Mary and Jessie Pirtle of Jonesboro, and Joyce and Jerry Mac Robins of Lake City...
Clara L. Roedel (01/03/07)
Lake City Clara Roedel, 93, of Lake City died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at her residence. She lived in Jonesboro most of her life prior to moving to Lake City. She was a retired school teacher. She is survived by a son, Jerry Roedel of Jonesboro; daughter, Patricia Roedel Bacon of Monroe, Wis.; sister, Kitty Lilliker of Jonesboro; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren...
Charles "Red" Whitaker (01/03/07)
Blytheville Charles "Red" Whitaker, 76, of Blytheville died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at Memphis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and longtime employee of Dilldine Farms. He leaves his children, Margaret Layne of Dell; Archie "Bob" Whitaker and wife, Doris, of Alicia; Betty Whitaker of Jackson, Miss., and Tammy Priddy and husband, Billy, of Dell; two brothers; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren...
Ludie Jeweldeen Adams (01/03/07)
Jonesboro Ludie Jeweldeen Wilson Adams, 75, of Jonesboro, formerly of Black Oak, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2006, at NEA Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. Mrs. Adams is survived by her husband, Claudis V. Adams of the home; a son, Wayne Adams and his wife, Peggy, of Chugiak, Alaska; a daughter, Bevylee Eckols and husband, Frank, of Shrevport, La.; and two brothers, Carl Wilson of Harrisburg and E.L. Wilson of Jonesboro...