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Obituaries from July 2007

Ruby A. Williams (07/18/07)
Lake City Ruby A. Williams, 89, of Lake City, formerly of Blytheville, died Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at Lakeside Nursing Center. Born April 7, 1918, in Blytheville to the late Frank and Tinnie Belle Holt Cox, she was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tim Williams, and a son, Lawrence Williams...
Ioanna Reese Marcus (07/18/07)
Manila Ioanna Reese Marcus, two year old daughter of Dr. Trent and Misty Marcus, died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. In addition to her parents she is survived by two sisters; Natalie Marcus and Charlsey Marcus both of the home; paternal grandparents; Charles and Anne Marcus of Memphis;;maternal grandparents, Donna Weathers of Manila and Ioannis and Darlene Angelatos of Vancouver, Wash.; great-grandparents, James and Faye Watts of Manila and Yorgo and Yorgeia Angelatos of Athens, Greece.. ...
Chester Gaskins (07/18/07)
Lake City Chester Gaskins, 82, of Lake City died Wednesday, July 11, 2007. He was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Gaskins of Lake City; four sons, John Hoots, Charles, James and George Gaskins; four daughters, Bobbye Bronkhorst, Brenda Tomky, Mollie Hoggard and Linda Hoezee; two sisters, Myrtle Jackson and Cora Clark; 19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren...
Etta Delene Cottrell (07/18/07)
Leachville Etta Delene Cottell, 60, of Leachville, formerly of Manila died Sunday, July 15, 2007, at her residence. Born in Blytheville she was the daughter of the late Ray E. Horn and had been a lifelong Manila area resident before making her home in Leachville a year ago...
William Edward "Bud" Thweatt (07/11/07)
Forrest City William Edward "Bud" Thweatt, 69, of Forrest City, died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at the Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Mr. Thweatt was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Brinkley, and was the son of Ernest Weeks Thweatt and Evie Flake Thweatt. He lived in St. Francis County most of his life, was a ceramic tile setter, and was a veteran of the Army...
Willis Runley Slaughter (07/11/07)
Osceola Willis Runley Slaughter, 71, of Osceola, died Friday, July 6, 2007, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Werdna Slaughter of Osceola; daughters, Carmen Brewer of Caraway and Brigitte Ketchell of Bossier City, La.; grandchildren, Jonathan Alexander of Fort Campbell, Ky., Kristen Brewer of Caraway and Blair Glenn of Benton; sister, Francis Ballard of Memphis; and brothers, Ricky Slaughter of Luxora, Everett Slaughter of Osceola and Jessie Slaughter of Armorel...
Connie Fern Shepard (07/11/07)
Leachville Connie Fern Shepard, 54 of Leachville, died Thursday, July 5, 207, at her home. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Edward D. and Faye Lents Puckett. She was a retired shipping clerk and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Leachville...
Imogene Caldwell Nettles (07/11/07)
Monette Imogene Caldwell Nettles, 8, of Monette died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Monette Manor. She was born July 11, 117, in Monette to James and Ora Smith Caldwell. On Oct. 4, 1933, she married William Glenn Nettles in Monette. She was a lifetime resident of Monette and a longtime member of Monette Assembly of God. She was a homemaker, worked at the Monette School lunchroom and Lane's Nursing Home of Caraway and Monette...
Elizabeth Maxine Modesitt (07/11/07)
Manila Elizabeth Maxine Modesitt, 82 of Manila, died Thursday, July 5, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Thida, she was the daughter of the late Jessie Lee and Pherby Isebell Nolan Davidson. She was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila...
Bobby Joe Imler (07/11/07)
Paragould Bobby Joe Imler, 51 of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, died Monday, July 2, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Ruby Eubanks Imler and had lived most of his life in Leachville. He attended Leachville High School, was a self-employed home builder, and was a member of the Greater Vision Church and of the Pentecostal faith. He had been a Paragould resident for the past 20 years...
Eva Ruth Howerton (07/11/07)
Clinton Eva Ruth Howerton, 88, of Clinton, formerly of Memphis, Tenn., died Friday, July 6, 2007, at Ozark Nursing Center in Clinton. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late William and Eva Meacham Harris and had lived most of her life in Memphis. She was a former dental assistant and office manager for Dr. Malcolm Pruitt in Memphis for many years...
Riley Sordis Decker (07/11/07)
Cabot Riley Sordis Decker, 74, of Cabot, died Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at his home. He was born April 7, 1933, in Leachville, to the late Cordis and Fannie Decker. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Jerry Decker, and two sisters, Mary Reeves and Ruby Harrell...
Wanda Faye Lee (07/03/07)
Caraway Wanda Faye Lee, 65, of Caraway died Tuesday, June 26, 2007. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Harold Lee; children, Elizabeth Merlo of Mississippi, Vicki Crawford of Marmaduke, Rhonda Lee of Memphis and Sheila Lamb and Harold Lee Jr., both of Jonesboro; mother, Christine Nimmo of California; brothers and sisters, Alice Rugar of Wisconsin, Thelma Wilson, Billy Nimmo, Ted Nimmo and Steve Nimmo, all of California; 16 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Mary Ester Lee Stinnett (07/03/07)
Collierville, Tenn. Mary Ester Lee Stinnett, 67, of Collierville, Tenn., died June 21, 2007, after a long illness. She was a 1957 graduate of Manila High School. She was a member of Bethany Christian Church in Collierville, Tenn. She graduated with an Associates Degree in Business from State Technical Institute...
Benny McKinley (07/03/07)
Monette Benny McKinley, 67 of Monette,died June 24, 2007, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born in Chattanooga, Tenn. to the late Chester and Dorothy McKinley. He was a carpenter. He was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include his wife, Mildred Cloud McKinley, of the home; four sons, Butch McKinley of Monette, David McKinley of Georgia, Ricky Rolland of Monette and Scott Rolland of Leachville; two daughters, Debbie Davis of Lake City and Lisa Fletcher of Monette; one brother, Marvin McKinley of Crawford, Texas; ten grandchildren and four great grandchildren and four beloved pets.. ...
Johnny Allen Gates (07/03/07)
Paragould Johnny Allen Gates, 64 of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, June 30, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Memphis, Tenn., he was the son of the late Harris and Mildred Hardin Gates and had been a longtime Leachville area resident before making his home in Paragould in 1996. He was employed by John Edwards Farms of Leachville and was of the Baptist faith...
Lucille Franks (07/03/07)
Tuckerman Lucille Franks, 65, of Tuckerman died Sunday, June 24, 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband, PeeWee Franks; parents, George Crabtree and Martha Wyckoff; sister, Sue Hatcher; and two brothers, T.W. Crabtree and Wayne Crabtree. She is survived by three sons, Thomas Franks, Jack Franks and wife, Dee, all of Tuckerman, and Sam Franks and wife, Carri, of Bradford; daughter, Lisa Franks of Tuckerman; brother, J. ...
James Lynn Fleeman (07/03/07)
Alvin, Texas James Lynn Fleeman, 64, of Alvin, Texas, died June 15, 2007. He was born on Dec. 17, 1942, in Manila, to Cecil and Wanda Bollinger Fleeman. He is the grandson of the late la and Sam Bollinger of Manila. He is survived by his wife, Pauletta Joyce Fleeman of Alvin; children, Jamie Leah Fleeman Minton of Alvin, Texas, James Edward Fleeman of League City, Texas, and Jeremy Lynn Fleeman of Alvin, Texas; grandchildren, Justin Minton, Ashley Minton, McKenzie Fleeman, Mykala Fleeman, Kyler Fleeman, Peyton Fleeman and Jaylynn Fleeman.. ...