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Obituaries from September 2007

Ruth Pauline Smith (09/26/07)
Leachville Ruth Pauline Smith, 85 of Leachville, formerly of Blytheville, died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the widow of E.E. "Ed" Smith and had been a Leachville resident since 1996. Born at Sawyer, Okla., she was the daughter of the late George and Lou Rilla Brumfield. ...
Jessie David Snow (09/12/07)
Leachville Jessie David Snow, 71, of Leachville, formerly of Monette, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at his home. Born in McCrory, he was the son of the late Ben and Agnes Snow and had been a Monette resident before making his home in Leachville. He was a longtime commercial fisherman and a farmer...
Geneva Ruth Files (09/19/07)
Monette Geneva Ruth Files, 69, of Monette, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Leslie, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Annie Layton Whisenant and was a lifelong area resident. She was a retired nurses aide and member of the Church of God...
Wanda Fletcher (09/19/07)
Lake City Wanda Lee Fletcher, 79, of Lake City died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 207, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a housewife and a member of Nettleton Church of Christ. She is survived by a daughter, Margaret Ann Davis of Jonesboro; a brother, Charles Davis of Hampton; five sisters, Maxine Trusell of Pine Bluff, Vernell Miller of Hampton, Jessie Fletcher of Cabot, Clara Pollard of Caraway and Dorthy Rutledge of Jonesboro; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Mary Ruth Johnson (09/19/07)
Leachville Mary Ruth Johnson, 90, of Leachville, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007, at the Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. Born at Hornersville, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Leona Ragsdale Marshall and had lived most of her life in Leachville. ...
Mary Lou Parker (09/19/07)
Leachville Mary Lou Parker, 75, of Leachville, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Senath, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Ola Wilson Gholston and was a graduate of Senath High School. She had been a Leachville resident for most of her life and was retired from the former Brown Shoe Company in Leachville. Mrs. Parker was a member of the Leachville First Baptist Church...
Terry Polston (09/19/07)
Lake City Terry Polston, 47, of Lake City, died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, at his home. He lived in the Jonesboro area for 30 years. He was an advocate for the disabled. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Polston of Lake City; sons, Robert Anthony Polston of Strawberry, David Ryan Polston of Clarksville, Tenn.; parents, Jerry and Verlin Polston of Springdale; a brother and sister-in-law, Thomas and Diane Polston of Clifty; sisters and brothers-in-law, Twana and Russell Miller of Evening Shade, Tonya and John Heckman of Sherwood, Tracy and Tim Day of Springdale; grandson, Taylor Blake Hugg; and grandmother, Pauline Mullins of Springdale.. ...
Mary Virginia Warren (09/19/07)
Leachville Mary Virginia Warren, 76, of Leachville, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Hornersville, she was the daughter of the late Elvis and Ida Thornton Rush and had been a resident of Blytheville and Bernie, Mo., before making her home in Leachville 38 years ago. She was a graduate of Gosnell High School, a homemaker and member of the Leachville Church of Christ...
Glendean Daggett (09/26/07)
Little Rock Glendean Daggett, 79, of Little Rock, formerly of Osceola and Caraway, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born Oct. 19, 1927, in Cord to the late Esker and Bessie Bearden. She was a homemaker...
Gean "Buddy" Davis (09/26/07)
Manila Gean "Buddy" Davis, 50 of Manila and formerly of Blytheville, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born to Faye O. and Juanita Larkin Davis in Blytheville, he had been an area resident all of his life. ...
Janice D. Hollands (09/26/07)
Caraway Janice D. Hollands, 60, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, as the result of an automobile accident near Lake City. She was born in Caraway and had lived there most of her life. She was a dietary cook for Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, and also a homemaker. She was a member of the Black Oak Assembly of God Church...
Bobby "Shane" Pilgram (09/12/07)
Blytheville Bobby "Shane" Pilgram, 27, of Blytheville, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born Jan. 23, 1980, in Jonesboro, to Ronnie Pilgram and Judith Darlene Gaylord Crickenberger, he was a longtime area resident...
Ray Wesley Palmer (09/12/07)
Manila Ray Wesley Palmer, 75, of Manila died Friday, Sept. 7, 2007, at Manila. He was born to Leer and Annie Thomas Palmer and was retired from Randall Company. Children Donna Cole, Debbie Campbell, Linda Salomon, Janette Spain, Annette Rardon, Johnny Palmer, Billy Palmer, Jimmy Palmer and Kenneth Palmer; brother, Larry Palmer; sisters, Shirley Isabell, Velma Formica, and Kathryn Elmore; 21 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren survive him...
Johnny Van Jones (09/12/07)
Black Oak Johnny "J.J." Van Jones, 50, died, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, at his residence. He was born in Caraway to the late Ray and Claudette Qualls Jones. He worked as a river boat captain. He was a member of the Monette Masonic Lodge 558. Survivors include his wife, Gayla Cullum Jones, of the home...
Robert E. Lee Holliman (09/02/07)
Marshall Robert E. Lee (Bob) Holliman, 64, of Marshall, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center. Born Jan. 12, 1943 in Quitman to the late Lubie Frank Holliman and Jennie Margarette Holliman, he had worked in rock gathering, factory manufacturing and was a long time area resident of the Marshall community...
Opaline Wallace Smothers (09/02/07)
Monette Opaline Wallace Smothers of Lakeside Nursing Center died Aug. 26, 2007, at the age of 85. She was born and raised in Monette. She was a homemaker and a member of Bethabara Baptist Church. She is survived by four daughters, Sandra Henard of Beebe, Diane Matherly of Clarksville, Tenn., Janet Robertson of Lake City and Terry McCulley of Paragould; a brother, P.D. ...
Martha Jean Stillwell (09/02/07)
Manila Martha Jean Stillwell, 66, of Manila, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Earnest and Dixie Turner Evans and had lived in Michigan before returning to Manila 25 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lake City Church of God...
Alan "Al" Alberda (09/06/07)
Monette Alan "Al" Alberda, 80, died Friday, August 31, 2007 at Monette Manor. He was born in Holland, Mich., to the late Peter and Grace Alberda. He and his family lived in the Monette area for over 50 years. He was a member of the Monette Assembly of God Church. He served his country in the Navy and U.S. Army for 21 years during World War II, Korea and Vietnam where he served two tours and was a member of the Monette American Legion. He was a retired truck driver for McFarlin Trucking...
Jose "Chepo" Castanon, Jr. (09/06/07)
Leachville Jose "Chepo" Castanon, Jr., 35, of Leachville, died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro from injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Black Oak. Born at LaFeria, Texas, he had been a Leachville resident since 1989. He was employed by FDA Farms of Caraway and was a Catholic...
Calvin Hubble (09/06/07)
Caraway Calvin W. Hubble, 59, of Caraway died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Boone of Wynne; nine sisters, Barbara Brown, Eva Hubble, Florince Elder, all of Caraway, Mildred Smith of Lepanto, Marie Nelson of Needham, Verna Blocker of Hoxie, Shirley Brown of Rivervale, Tracy and Misty; and a brother, Harvey Hubble of Bondsville...
Billie James "Bill" Keating (09/06/07)
Hornersville Billie James "Bill" Keating, 77, of Hornersville, Mo., died Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro after a brief illness. Born Jan. 2, 1930, in Hornersville to the late Walter C. Keating and Winnie L. Long Keating, Mr. ...
Myrtle Ruth Taylor (09/06/07)
Etowah Myrtle Ruth Taylor, 64, of Etowah, died Aug. 29, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Feb. 12, 1943 in Wilson. She was a supervisor seamstress and a member of the Midway Church of God. She was preceded by death by her parents, R.B. Atchley and Bernice Kelley, a brother, Lowell B. Atchley, and a sister, Polly Ann Sheppard...
Maxie Lanell Forshee (09/12/07)
Blytheville Maxie Lanell Forshee, 86, of Blytheville, died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born June 19, 1921 in Stone County to the late Rufus Forshee and Dottie Lindsey Forshee, she was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. She loved flowers, gardening and taking care of her disabled daughter, Kay...
Ray Noel Goodson (09/12/07)
Black Oak Ray Noel Goodson, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007 at St Bernard Medical Center. He was born near Harrisburg on Oct. 17, 1921 to the late John Wiley Goodson and Laura Tucker Goodson and lived in Black Oak most of his life. He was a retired public school teacher for over 30 years having taught at Dixie, Black Oak and Monette schools. He also drove a school bus for 30 years without an accident. He was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and lifetime member of the PTA...
Jimmy Loyd Dean (09/02/07)
Reeds Spring, Mo. Jimmy Loyd Dean, 58, of Reeds Spring, Mo., died Monday, Aug. 20, 2007, at his home. Born in Alicia, he was the son of the late Eual and Ruby Riley Dean and had been a longtime resident of Cleburne, Texas, before making his home in Reeds Spring 11 years ago. He was a carpenter and a member of the Healing River Worship Center in Walnut Shade, Mo...