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Obituaries from November 2007

Barbara Faye Hurst York (11/29/07)
Monette Barbara Faye Hurst York, 65, of Monette, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007, at her residence. She was born May 28, 1942 at the Wallace residence to late Dan and Vivian Wallace Hurst and left this world at the same residence with her family at her side. ...
George Edward Murray (11/15/07)
Blytheville George Edward Murray, 92, of Blytheville, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born June 14, 1915, in Shirley, he was the son of the late S.J. and Elizabeth Howard Murray and had been a Blytheville resident since 1934. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a longtime member of the American Legion Post 0024. He was a retired tool and die maker for the Randall Company...
Carl Edward Price (11/15/07)
Tyronza Carl Edward Price, 78, of Tyronza, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at his home. He was born May 6, 1929, at Michie, Tenn. He was a mechanic and attended the United Pentecostal Church in Lepanto. He is the son of the late Lewis J. Price and Tima Gammill...
Pearlie Arnold (11/21/07)
Monette Pearlie Arnold, 88, of Monette, formerly of Lepanto, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. She was a homemaker and member of United Pentecostal Church in Lepanto. She was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Eddie Arnold; two infant children; a daughter, Barbara Miller; and a son, Gary Arnold...
Thomas Henry "T.H." Bolt (11/21/07)
Manila Thomas Henry "T.H." Bolt, 65, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Joiner, he was the son of the late Henry Bolt, and had been a Manila area resident the past 40 years. He was a retired carpenter and the former owner operator of Bolts Bait shop near Manila and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Charline Bowers (11/21/07)
Lake City Charline Bowers, 85, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was born Sept. 30, 1922, in Pocahontas to the late Eli and Hazel Campbell. She was a homemaker and a member of Lake City First Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Vaunda Bowers of the home; two daughters, Karen Anderson of Collierville, Tenn., and Hazel Ann Strickland of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Phillip Gathright and Malisa Klug; and great-grandchildren, Al Klug and Olivia Gathright.. ...
Shirley Farley (11/21/07)
Osceola Shirley Farley, 75, of Osceola died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, in Manila. Born Tuesday, Sept. 6, 1932, in Caraway to Isaac Eli and Emma Mae Overman, she was a member of Osceola Church of Christ. She was a college graduate of Arkansas State College with a Bachelor of Science in Education and an elementary teacher for 10 years at Missco, Caraway, and Osceola...
Helen Bernice "Chick" Rice (11/21/07)
Manila Helen Bernice "Chick" Rice, 80, of Manila died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Rosetta Clark Hedge and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was a homemaker and member of Manila First Baptist Church...
Elaine Taylor Fowler (11/21/07)
Monette Elaine Taylor Fowler, 42, of Monette died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007 in Jonesboro. Born in Jonesboro on June 3, 1965, she worked for the Cancer Research Department at Arkansas State University and was a member of the Christian Church in Weiner. She was a 1983 graduate of Lake City High School and also graduated in 1987 from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor's Degree in chemistry...
H.E. Koch (11/29/07)
Monette H.E. Koch, 60, of Monette, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in LaPorte, Ind., to the late Herman and Sarah Koch. He worked as an assembly tech for Best Diversified Products in Jonesboro...
J Ogden Williams (11/29/07)
Monette J Ogden Williams, 87, of Monette, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at his residence. He was born Dec. 6, 1919, to the late Willie and Melva Williams. Williams was a member of Black oak Baptist Church. He was a farmer and taught piano for several years. He enjoyed doing genealogy...
Glendola "Dola" Minyard (11/15/07)
Manila Glendola "Dola" Minyard, 82, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 13, 1925, in Manila, she was the daughter of John Kater and Rosa Dida Samples Edmundson. She was a lifelong resident of Manila, a homemaker, and a member of Soul Harbor Trinity Pentecostal Church...
Alma B. Wilson Metz (11/15/07)
Cahokia, Ill. Alma B. Wilson Metz, 79, of Cahokia, Ill., died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at her residence. She was born Oct. 5, 1928, in Leachville. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Cahokia, Ill., Cahokia Senior Citizens, AARP, John Fritz Railroad Employees Ladies Auxiliary and Fairview Heights Senior Police Department. She was an avid bowler...
Leon L. King, Sr. (11/15/07)
Manila Leon L. King, Sr., 69 of Manila, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 30, 1938, in Blytheville, the son of Melvin and Myrtle Belle Elliott King, he was a member of the Blackwater Baptist Church in Manila, a retired salesman for the Dr. Pepper Bottling Co., and a Mason...
William "Bill" Cochran (11/06/07)
Etowah William "Bill" Cochran, 82, of Etowah, died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at SMC Regional Medical Center in Osceola. He was born June 22, 1925, at Tomato. He was a retired carpenter and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Carpenter's Union and Lions Club in Illinois...
Hugh Edward Flinn (11/06/07)
Lake City Hugh Edward Flinn, 79, of Lake City died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at his residence in Lake City. He was a member of the Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church and a retired manager of the Schug Town Co-op Cotton Gin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lou Ellen Wallace Flinn; six brothers, Harmon Dunlap, Marvin Dunlap, Pete Dunlap, Elvis Flinn, Everett Flynn, and three sisters Cleo Pack, Elsie Allen, and Valda Lampkin...
Shirley Layton (11/06/07)
Lake City Shirley Layton, 61, of Lake City died Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007. Survivors include her mother, Earline Franklin of Jonesboro; a daughter, Terri Simmons Miller of Lake City; a brother, Matthew Hobbs of St. Louis; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Jerry Lynn McDole (11/06/07)
Piedmont, Mo. Jerry Lynn McDole died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born in Manila. He was a member of the Nazarene Church in Piedmont, Mo. He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie McDole and Edna McDole; a son, Steven McDole, age 6; and a brother, Jimmy McDole of Manila...
Melody Rose Laird Mitchell (11/06/07)
Union, Mo. Funeral services for Melody Rose Laird Mitchell of Union, Mo., was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry, Mo. Rev. Doug Roam, pastor of Apostolic Pentecostal Church in Elsberry, officiated with burial in the Elsberry City Cemetery...
Wayne L. Ralph Sr. (11/06/07)
Blytheville Wayne L. Ralph Sr., 78, of Blytheville died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2007, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He was a retired employee of the Blytheville Water Company and a retired Southern Baptist minister. He leaves his wife, Mary Jane Ralph of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne L. ...
Inetha Sue Walker (11/06/07)
Osceola Inetha Sue Walker, 68, of Osceola, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2007, at her home. She was born June 22, 1939, at Jackson, Tenn. A homemaker, she was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Osceola for over 30 years. She was a charter member and a former Sunday School teacher...
Elsie Aileen Childress (11/15/07)
Leachville Elsie Ailene Childress, 79, of Leachville, widow of William Kent Childress, Jr., died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. and Iva Ann Johnson Layne, and had been a Leachville resident for most of her life. She and her late husband owned and operated the Childress Grocery for over 40 years...
Charles Edward "Brother" Coley (11/15/07)
Alicia Charles Edward "Brother" Coley, 68, of Alicia, formerly of Lepanto, died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born March 9, 1939, at Lee County, Miss. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Neal Chapel Church in Bondsville. He was a Mason and a truck driver for over 20 years...
Tommy Hatley, Sr. (11/15/07)
Marked Tree Tommy Hatley, Sr., 57, of Marked Tree, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at The Med in Memphis, Tenn. He was born May 28, 1950, in Bexar, Ala. He was a truck driver for the City of Marked Tree and of the Pentecostal faith. He is the son of the late William H. Hatley and Daisy Austin...
James Woodrow "Woody" Branum (11/06/07)
Manila James Woodrow "Woody" Branum, 48, of Manila, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at his residence in Manila. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Nelson and Kathryn Fleeman Branum and had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was a 1977 graduate of Manila High School and was employed by Schlumberger Geographical Surveyors where he worked overseas as an electronic technician...