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Obituaries from October 2007

Infant Timms (10/31/07)
Caraway Angel Michelle Timms, infant daughter of Chad and Paula Timms of Caraway, died Oct. 27, 2007, at Little Rock. Other survivors include a sister, Ashton Timms of the home; grandparents, Robert and Chyral Adcock of Caraway, Gary Timms of Lake City, Brenda Fletcher of Jonesboro; great-grandparents, Paul and Nadine Martin of Caraway, Dorothy Timms and Joyce Fletcher, both of Lake City...
Annie Lee Haynes Benham (10/31/07)
Black Oak Annie Lee Haynes Benham, 33, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Sept. 19, 1974, in Paragould. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her husband, Stacy Benham of Black Oak; her mother, Favoretia Emmajean McKee of Gainesville; a sister and her husband, Sue Ann and Michael McGuire of Jonesboro...
Jacob Winford Tracer, Sr. (10/31/07)
Monette Jacob Winford Tracer, Sr., 91, died Thursday, October 25, 2007 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Childress to the late V.M. and Rena Harrell Tracer. He was a jeweler and owned Tracer's Jewelry Store in Monette. He was a member of the Monette First United Methodist Church, Monette Masonic Lodge and the Lions Club. He served in the Army during World War II and was a member of the Monette American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an avid fisherman...
Maxine Boyd (10/31/07)
Blytheville Maxine Boyd, 73, of Blytheville died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born Sept. 12, 1933, in Pocahontas, to the late Clarence and Avanda Cunley, Mrs. Boyd was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Charles Boyd of Manila; a son, Terry Griffin of West Ridge; three daughters, Jeannie Lancaster of Osceola, Midge Lancaster of Keiser, Catherine Boyd of Gosnell; 13 grandchildren; 10-great-grandchildren; three stepsons, Robert Boyd of West Ridge, Paul Boyd and Ricky Boyd, both of Oklahoma; two stepdaughters, Dianne Long and Linda Allred, both of Manila; 12 stepgrandchildren; 12 step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Avanda Jefferson of St. ...
Michael Allen Dunn (10/31/07)
Blytheville Michael Allen Dunn, 25 of Blytheville, formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at his home. Born in Jonesboro, he had lived most of his life in Manila and was a 2000 graduate of Manila High School. He is survived by his parents, Barry and Darlene Puckett Dunn of Manila; paternal grandparents, Charles and Ida Dunn of Manila; and maternal grandparents, Thomas and Dorothy Puckett of Leachville...
Rev. Jerry Leo Flagg (10/31/07)
Manila Rev. Jerry Leo Flagg, 67 of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Milligan Ridge Community, near Manila, he was the son of the late Leo Archie Flagg and had lived most of his life in Manila...
Lewis N. Gooch (10/31/07)
St. Petersburg, Fla. Lewis N. Gooch, 75, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Cardwell, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg. Born in Arbyrd, he was the son of the late Harrison and Bertha Lewis Gooch and had grown up in Cardwell before moving to St. Louis, He was a retired truck driver and a U.S. Army veteran...
Marion "Dwight" Hall, Jr. (10/31/07)
Osceola Marion "Dwight" Hall, Jr. 34, of Osceola, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at his home. He was a truck driver and of the Baptist faith. He was a 1991 graduate of Osceola High School and a resident of Mississippi County for 17 years. He was employed by McLane Food Service...
R.D. Jackson (10/31/07)
Leachville R.D. Jackson, 77, prominent farmer and landowner of Leachville, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at his home. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Dawson and Della Dean Jackson and had lived most of his life in Leachville. Mr. Jackson was a lifelong farmer who along with his wife, Ruby, and sons, Randy and Kenny, grew their small farm into one of the largest family owned operations in the area. ...
Charles Hermon Mofield (10/31/07)
Manila Charles Hermon Mofield, 66, of Manila, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born March 2, 1931, in Mississippi County to Hermon Mofield and Leona Goldman. He was a handyman. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ in Manila...
Dwight Eugene Davis (10/25/07)
Lake City Dwight Eugene Davis, 60, of Lake City died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at his home. He had lived in Lake City all of his life. He was self-employed in the tree business and was an Army veteran. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife, Judy Greeno Davis, of the home; five sons, Chris Turner of Branson, Mo., Mark, Keith, Brett and Colton Davis, all of Lake City; two daughters, Carla Hernandez of West Memphis and Kasey Davis of Lake City; two brothers, Kenneth Davis of Russellville and Kenny Davis of Springdale; three sisters, Brenda Cahoon of Lake City, Rebecca Bishop of Camden and Lisa Barnes of Jonesboro; and nine grandchildren, Morgan, Danielle, Dylan, Jagger, Timothy and Marcus Davis, Zachary and Paige Turner and Tater Tot.. ...
June Johnson (10/25/07)
Clinton June Spencer Johnson, 79, of Clinton, died at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2007, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Surviving are three sons, Spencer Lee Johnson of Conway, James Marley Johnson of Albany, Ga., and Randy Steven Johnson of Clinton; a sister, Ola Pearl Toon of Fancy Farm; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren...
Gene Osborn (10/25/07)
Caraway Gene Osborn, 61, of Caraway, formerly of Luxora, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired factory worker and of the Pentecostal faith. His parents, Arthur and Maime Osborn, preceded him in death...
Tabitha "Casey" Shepard (10/25/07)
Leachville Tabitha "Casey" Shepard, 22, of Leachville, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Paragould, she was a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a 2003 graduate of Manila High School, a former employee of Manila Subway and was of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, J.D. and Lydia Shepard; aunt, Regina Shepard, and uncle, Ronnie Fortson, Jr...
Alline Williams (10/25/07)
Caraway Alline Williams, 93, of Caraway died at Manila Nursing Center on Monday, Oct. 15, 2007. She was born in Evening shade to Dotson and Anna Belle Graddy Metcalf. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ in Caraway. She is survived by her son, Gerald Williams of Manila; three sisters, Ruth Kunkel of Evening Shade, and Madge Armstrong and Vista Finley, both of Monette; a granddaughter, Laurel Hatch of Caraway; and a great-grandson, Easton Hatch of Caraway...
Bess Nall (10/17/07)
Lake City Bess Nall, 88, of Lake City, died Wednesday morning at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in the Mangrum community near Black Oak, she lived in Caraway before moving to Lake City 56 years ago. She was an LPN and worked several years for George W. Jackson Center and St. Bernards Medical Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake City and an active member of the Lake City Senior Citizens. She was a 1962 graduate of Jonesboro School of Nursing...
Joe Hagan, Jr. (10/17/07)
Lake City Joe Hagan, Jr., 51, of Lake City, died Thursday morning, Oct. 11, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Hawn Air Force Base, Germany, he was raised in Cabot and moved to Lake City 16 years ago. He was a registered nurse and a graduate of Henderson State University...
Gary DeWayne Arnold (10/17/07)
Charlotte Ann Arnold Gary DeWayne and Charlotte Ann Arnold, both 51, of Cherokee Village, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007. Survivors include daughters, Kerry Arnold of Cherokee Village and Teresa Hall of Marvell; two grandchildren; mothers, Annette Covington of Crawfordville and Pearline Arnold of Monette; a brother and three sisters...
Kenneth Lynn Blocker (10/15/07)
Leachville Kenneth Lynn Blocker, 56, a lifetime resident of Leachville, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Dec. 10, 1950, at Manila to the late Richard "Dick" and Clara Wilborn Blocker. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Leachville and a longtime empolyee of Viskase Corp. at Osceola...
Richard Lee Williams (10/15/07)
Osceola Richard Lee Williams, 84, of Osceola died Oct. 5, 2007, at SMC Regional Hospital in Osceola. Born Oct. 5, 1923, at Heartsville, Ala., he was a retired farmer and of the Church of God faith. Survivors include a brother, Ed Williams of Alabama, a brother-in-law, Bailey Smallwood of Lepanto; a sister-in-law, Laverne Branne of Lepanto; and a nephew, Wayne Smallwood of Etowah...
Betty Hogan (10/15/07)
Jonesboro Betty Hogan, 71, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Skilcare Nursing Center. She had lived in Jonesboro 43 years, moving from Bay. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Curtis Hogan; her parents, Henry and Elsie Findley; and a brother, Bill Findley...
Haywood Holsclaw (10/15/07)
Oregon Haywood Holsclaw, 94, of Brookings, Ore., formerly of Forrest City, died Sept. 29, 2007, at the Chetco Inn Hospice in Gold Beach, Ore. He was born May 13, 1913, in Arkansas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William P. Holsclaw. He was a retired pawn broker and a Baptist...
Shelly D'nae Martin (10/15/07)
Jonesboro Shelly D'nae Martin, 43, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at her residence. She was born in Leachville and was a charter member of the Windover Baptist Church and a secretary with the Jonesboro Human Development Center. She is survived by her parents, Troy and Wanda Sue Martin; a daughter, Amanda Nichole Martin; a sister, Diana Keith of Jonesboro; and two nieces, Rachael Keith and Leah Keith, both of Jonesboro...
Lester McCorkle (10/15/07)
Tyronza Lester McCorkle, 65, of Tyronza died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, in Tyronza. He was a retired self-employed heavy equipment operator and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Louise Richards McCorkle of Tyronza; a daughter, Terrie Teague of Marked Tree; a son, Jeff McCorkle of Black Oak; his mother, Hazel Ingle McCorkle of Tyronza; four sisters, Wonza Fritz and Martha Bells, both of Trumann, and Pat Daniels and Joyce Wilson, both of Black Oak; two brothers, Larry McCorkle of Black Oak and Ronald McCorkle of Marion; and five grandchildren.. ...
Laquetta Joyce Miller (10/15/07)
Monette Laquetta Joyce Miller, 55, died Sept. 30, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. She was born in Manila and was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include her mother, Mildred Wright of Hornersville; two daughters, Nancy Spencer of Leachville and Shelly Miller of Trumann; two sisters, Connie Maki and Patricia Wright, both of Monette; two brothers, Delbert Wright of Hornersville and James Wright of Monette; two grandchildren, Beau Weeks and Payton Spencer of Leachville; two nieces, Kelly Wright and Brenda Wright both of Monette; a nephew, Dusten Wright of Monette and a great niece, Kalli Maclin of Monette.. ...
Tina Kay Price (10/15/07)
Manila Tina Kay Price, 44, of Manila died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center, Born at Blytheville, she had been a lifelong Manila resident and was a 1981 graduate of Manila High School. Survivors include a son, Jesse Alexander of Manila; and parents, Billy Joe Price and Mary Virginia Brooks, both of Manila...
Robert Lee Redd Sr. (10/15/07)
Jonesboro Robert Lee Redd Sr., 64, of Jonesboro, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro after a brief illness. He was born Aug. 30, 1943, in Trumann, to the late Esker A. Redd and Mary Elizabeth Painter Redd. He was a lifelong area resident and was of the Church of God faith. ...
Vernie Smith (10/15/07)
Caraway Vernie Smith, 87, of Caraway died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Black Oak Oct. 27, 1919, to Samuel Joseph and Mary Whitley Smith. She was a homemaker and retired employee of Basler Electric Co. in Caraway and a member of the Church of Christ in Mangrum...
Alonzo Fleeman (10/04/07)
Manila Alonzo Fleeman, 100, of Manila, died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center. Born in Mississippi, he was the son of the late Jesse and Nancy Riggs Fleeman and had been a longtime Manila resident. He was a farmer, landowner and member of the First United Methodist Church in Manila...
Mae "Ma-Mae" Owens (10/04/07)
Lake City Edla "Ma-Mae" Owens, 102, of Lake City died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Athens, Ala., and lived most of her life in the Lake City area. She was a member of Lake City Methodist Church and was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Donna Dover...
James C. Prince (10/04/07)
Hornersville James C. Prince, 78, of Hornersville, formerly of Rector, was born Aug. 18, 1929, and died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, at Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett, Mo. The funeral was held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Mitchell Funeral Home chapel of Rector. Burial was in Woodland Heights Cemetery...
Charles Junior Cora (10/04/07)
Leachville Charles Junior Cora, 79, of Leachville died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at his residence. Born at Cape Girardeau, Mo., he was the son of the late William Arthur and Mabel Skaggs Cora. He was a longtime California resident before making his home in Leachville 12 years ago. He was a retired brick mason and member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union Local 3 in California...
Agnes Velores Barber (10/04/07)
Jonesboro Agnes Velores Barber, 87, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007. Born at Salado in Independence County, Mrs. Barber lived much of her life in Craighead County. She and her husband operated a grocery store and cafe at Lunsford in the 1950s. She worked several years as a sales associate for J.C. Penney at Jonesboro before her retirement. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church where she was a member of Fidelis II Sunday School Cass...