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Obituaries from May 2007

Calvin Lebren Watson (05/31/07)
Manila Calvin Lebren Watson, 64, of Manila, died Monday, May 21, 2007, at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Benny Lebren Watson and was a lifelong Manila area resident. He was a retired farmer, a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Manila, and an avid hunter and fisherman...
Gerald W. "Dub" Adams (05/31/07)
Arbyrd Gerald W. "Dub" Adams, 82, of Arbyrd, died Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould after a long illness. He was born Feb. 2, 1925, in Greene County to the late James Oliver and Golda Grooms Adams. He was a retired educator and businessman. ...
Ricky Don Galloway (05/31/07)
Leachville Ricky Don Galloway, 32 of Leachville, died Monday, May 21, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was the son of Carroll and Martha Hitchcock Galloway. He was a lifelong Leachville area resident and was of the Pentecostal Faith...
Fred Herndon (05/31/07)
Jackson, Tenn. Funeral services for James Fredrick (Fred) Herndon, 70, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2007, in the chapel of Lawrence-Sorensen Funeral Home with Rev. Don Thrasher officiating. Burial was in New Salem Cemetery at Mason Hall in Obion County, Tenn...
James B. Holbrook (05/31/07)
Lake City James B. Holbrook, 73, of Lake City died Saturday, May 19, 2007, in NEA Medical Center at Jonesboro. Born in Kentucky, he had lived in Lake City for three and a half years and was a retired steel mill worker. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tilsmon and Audrey Holbrook; six sisters; and two brothers...
Robert F. "Bob" Miller (05/31/07)
Monette Robert F. "Bob" Miller, 75 of Monette, died Monday, May 21, 2007. He was born on July 5, 1931. He was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church, a past Sunday School teacher, RAE leader and was on various committees of the church. He was a retired farmer, past Monette School Board member, Monette City Council member, Craighead County SACS Committee and Cub Scout Master. ...
Margaret Ada Shipley (05/31/07)
Maumelle Margaret Ada Shipley, 76, of Maumelle, formerly of Leachville, died Wednesday, May 16, 2007. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Ruth Hill Shipley, Sr. She attended Arkansas State College, was a former teacher and recently retired as a bookkeeper with Horton Drywall...
Janie Marie Swaims (05/31/07)
Leachville Janie Marie Hall Swaims, 37 of Leachville, died Monday, May 21, 2007, at her residence. Born June 14, 1969 in Wichita, Kan., she had been a longtime Batesville area resident before making her home in Leachville two years ago. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Marilyn Dutra (05/25/07)
Lake City Marilyn Dutra was born Marilyn Harris in Lake City on Nov. 10, 1922. She died in Glenbrook Hospice at San Diego, Calif., on April 12, 2007. She was raised in Caraway and attended Central High School. She was preceded in death by five brothers. A sister, Nelma Whitaker, died in February in Dallas, Texas...
Jan Ball Gurley (05/25/07)
Blytheville Jan Ball Gurley, 60, of Blytheville died Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at her home. She was born in Blytheville on Oct. 16, 1946, the daughter of Louis and Lilla Walker Ball. She was a lifelong area resident and an active member of First Baptist Church, where she had served on several committees and was an active supporter of the library...
Roberta Ilene McFarland (05/25/07)
Monette Roberta Ilene McFarland, 76, of Monette, died May 12, 2007 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born in Parakeet, Ark., March 28, 1931 to the late Hiram and Sarah Wadkins Finley. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her children, Sue Vanoven of Duncan, Okla., Ronnie McFarland of Salem, Mo., Connie Yildirim and friend Ayla Yildirim of Mississauga, Canada, Gerry McFarland of Pocahontas; a brother, Floyd Finley of Cash; five sisters, Novella Lane of Kansas City, Mo., Lorine Buckbee of Calico Rock, Lucille Parker of Texarkana, Jean Green and Dessie Dunn both of Monette; eight grandchildren, Dennis Vanoven, Sherry Vanoven, Bryan Vanoven, Shannon Vanoven, Jason Vanoven, Michael McFarland, Julie McFarland and Willard McFarland and nine great grandchildren.. ...
Hattie Louise Noel (05/25/07)
Lake City Hattie Louise Noel, 57, of Lake City died Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at Jonesboro. Survivors include her husband, Stephen Noel; mother, Pansy Louise Owens; and daughter, Danielle Louise Noel, all of Lake city; a son, Mark Edward Adams, of Jonesboro; a brother, Charles Robert Owens of Manila; a sister, Bertha Ellen Mink of Brookland; and two grandchildren, Christa Dawn Adams of Paragould and Alyvia Ellie Adams of Brookland...
Roxie Ann Paschal (05/25/07)
Osceola Roxie Ann Paschal, 63, of Osceola, died Monday, May 14, 2007. She was a retired certified nurse's assistant for Northeast Arkansas Area Agency on Aging. She leaves her husband, Raymond "David" Paschal of Dell; a son, Shawn Paschal of Gosnell; brothers, Bennie Martin of Little Rock and Jimmie Martin of Conway; sisters, Patsie Johnson, Elaine Hickman and Connie Staley, all of Little Rock; and two grandchildren...
Kenneth Pete Reece (05/25/07)
Lake City A graveside service for Kenneth Pete Reece of Lake City was held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Pine Log Cemetery near Brookland with Rev. Marty Russell officiating. Mr. Reece died Sunday, May 6, 2007.
James Shepherd (05/25/07)
Osceola James Shepherd, 47, of Osceola, died in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, May 14, 2007. Mr. Shepherd was a member of Holy Trinity Church of God in Osceola. He was preceded in death by his father, James William Franklin Shepherd, and a brother, Thomas Ramsey...
Charles Eugene Collins (05/25/07)
Caraway Charles Eugene Collins, 56, of Caraway died Tuesday, May 15, 2007. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Lillie Mae Collins of the home; sons, Eugene Collins and Rusty Collins; daughter, Mae Collins Fletcher; mother Mary Sims; brothers, Ray and Laverne Collins and James Isom; and grandchildren, Bradley, Amber and Morgan Fletcher...
Luretha "Jo" Caines (05/25/07)
Blytheville Luretha "Jo" Caines, 65, of Blytheville, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at her home. Born July 4, 1941, in Cooter, Mo., to the late John and Claudyne O'Kane Razer, she was a secretary for the Mississippi County Road Department and of the Baptist faith...
Joseph Newton Mondy (05/16/07)
Killeen, Texas Joseph Newton Mondy. 78, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Walnut Ridge, died Saturday, May 5, 2007, at Park Place Manor in Melton, Texas. He was born on May 26, 1928, in Jonesboro, the son of the late Joe and Margie Ann Jones Monday. He was united in marriage to Juanita M. Shivers on July 3, 1951, in Illinois. She preceded him in death on Sept. 4, 2004...
Claudia A. Perdue (05/16/07)
Jonesboro Claudia A. Perdue, 50, died Monday, May 7, 2007, in Jonesboro. She was born in Lepanto. She was a housewife and a member of the Church of God. She was preceded in death by her father, Claudie E. Thomas. She is survived by her husband, Johnny Lee Perdue; mother, Lois Busby Thomas; a son, Jesse Perdue of Jonesboro; daughters, Nicole Wright of Jonesboro and Sarah Thomas of Clio, Mich.; sisters, Brenda Jewell of Clio and Jackie Gardner of Caraway; and six grandchildren...
Cody Allen Purser (05/16/07)
Manila Cody Allen Purser, 18, of Manila, died Monday, May 7, 2007, at his home. Born at Blytheville, he was a lifelong Manila resident and attended Manila High School. He was a carpenter and a member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila. Survivors include his parents, Tracy and Pam Purser of Manila; a sister, Chyanne Lee Purser of Manila; his grandparents, Wilma Lindsey of Manila, William Lindsey of Southaven, Miss., and Faye Hancock of Manila...
Oscar "Lanny" Waugh (05/16/07)
Gloster, La. Oscar "Lanny" Waugh, 55, of Gloster, La., died May 1, 2007, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. He was born May 29, 1951, in Caraway to Oscar and Hazel Stewart Waugh. He was a tanker for Senac Towing Company...
Doyle Yates (05/16/07)
Monette Doyle Yates, 69, of Monette, died Friday, May 11, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro after suffering a stroke on April 19. Born in Monette on July 19, 1937, he had lived there all his life except the years he served in the United States Air Force following his graduation from Monette High School in 1954. He served in the Air Force until an injury resulted in him retiring with a medical discharge...
Hettie Wooldridge (05/16/07)
Jonesboro Hettie Wooldridge, 85, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center. She retired from Frolic footwear and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Gladys Wooldridge and Altie Tate, both of Bono...
Helene Sisemore (05/02/07)
Manila Helene Sisemore, 87, of Manila died Sunday, April 22, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She is survived by her children, Sherri and Danny Smothers of Hardy and Mike and Belinda Sisemore of Osceola; a granddaughter raised in her home, Michelle McKemie, and her husband, Micah; grandchildren, Dusty Dixon, Charlotte Bridges, Scotty Smothers, Teresa Smothers, Alan Smothers, Ashley Sisemore and Mark Nelson; and several great-grandchildren...
Terry Wayne Anderson (05/09/07)
Lake City Terry Wayne Anderson, 38, of Lake City died Thursday, May 3, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He had lived in the Caraway and Lake City area all of his life. He is survived by his parents, Eldon and Patsy Anderson of Lake City; sisters, Rhonda Anderson of Lake City and Vicki Terrell and husband, Donnie, of Cookeville, Tenn.; grandmother, Julia Justus of Caraway; niece, Renee Terrell; and nephew, Aaron Terrell, both of Cookeville...
Charles William Brickell (05/09/07)
Caraway Charles William Brickell, 91, of Caraway died Thursday, May 3, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Batesville on April 20, 1916, to the late Theodore Leghorn and Teania Halsey Brickell. He was a barber in Caraway and member of Caraway Church of Christ...
Shirley Jo Dunkerson (05/09/07)
Caraway Shirley Jo Dunkerson, of Caraway, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Milligan Ridge on Oct. 23, 1942 to the late Rudolph and Jesse Schoolfield. She was homemaker and a member of the Buffalo Chapel Baptist Church...
Kenneth Pete Reece (05/09/07)
Manila Kenneth Pete Reece, 69 of Manila, formerly of Lake City, died Sunday, May 6, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at the Needham Community, he was the son of the late James and Anna Belle West Reece and had been a longtime Lake City area resident. He was a retired tile installer having been employed by Holmes Tile Company and was of the Baptist faith...
William Edward "Ed" Robertson (05/09/07)
Leachville William Edward "Ed" Robertson, 60, of Leachville, died Monday, April 30, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born in North Carolina, he was the son of the late Roscoe and Rachael Robertson and had been a Leachville resident for the past 10 years. He was a former maintenance worker for the Leachville Housing Authority and was of the Church of God faith...
Floyd "Pete" Selby, Jr. (05/09/07)
Leachville Floyd "Pete" Selby Jr., 81, of Leachville, died Sunday, April 29, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A lifelong Leachville resident, he was the son of the late Floyd and Nora Hedrick Selby and was a 1943 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Edith Mae Tyler (05/09/07)
Caraway Edith Mae Tyler, 97, of Caraway, formerly of Hoxie and Pocahontas, died Saturday, May 6, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A homemaker, she was a Baptist and the widow of W.H. Tyler. She was preceded in death by her husband; three sisters; five brothers; a daughter, Jeanette; and four sons, P.J., Randell, Elmer and Wilburn...
Margaret Marjorie Marshall (05/02/07)
Jonesboro Margaret Marjorie Marshall, 85, of Jonesboro formerly of Manila, died Sunday, April 22, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Houston, Ark., she was the daughter of the late George and Janie parks Lee and had been a former long-time Manila resident and was a retired employee of Manila Public Schools. ...