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Obituaries from February 2008

Helen Louise Watson (02/20/08)
Monette Helen Louise Watson, 85, of Monette died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008, at Jonesboro. She was born March 22, 1922, at Helena to the late Issac Melton Snyder and the late Martha McKever. She is survived by her sons, Clyde Watson of Monette and J.T. Watson, Jr. Of spring, Texas; a sister, Edith Call of Memphis; a brother, Robert Louis Snyder of West Helena; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren...
Lonzo Jones (02/20/08)
Leachville Lonzo Jones, 60, of Leachville, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at his home. Born in Armorel, he was the son of the late Clyde and Jessie Martin Jones and had been a longtime resident of Northeast Arkansas. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had retired from Bush Cannin Company in Blytheville after 31 years...
Gwendolyn Gibson (02/20/08)
Jonesboro Gwendolyn Marie Gibson, 86, of Jonesboro died Thursday night, Feb. 12, 2008, at her home. She was born in Kensett and had lived in Jonesboro most of her life. She was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church. As a graduate of Nettleton High School, she went on to Arkansas State University, where she received her bachelor's and master's degrees in education. She had been the psychological examiner for the Jonesboro School District...
Roy Dale Blocker (02/20/08)
Manila Roy Dale Blocker, 53, of Manila, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2008, at his residence. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late Franklin Blocker. He was a 1973 honors graduate of Eau Claire High School in Eau Claire, Mich., and had lived in Manila since 1993...
Gladys Kenner (02/13/08)
Dell Gladys Kenner, 87, of Dell, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She is survived by her children, Sandra Carpenter of Memphis, Billy E. Kenner of Columbia, Mo., and Sylvia Ann Campbell of Gosnell; brothers, L.M. Moody Jr. of Jackson, Tenn., and A.G. Moody of Hickory, N.C.; sisters, Virena Cordell of Virginia Beach, Vir.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren...
Joseph "Joe" Howard (02/13/08)
Marie Joseph "Joe" Howard, 66, of Marie, died Feb. 4, 2008. He was born June 28, 1941, in Memphis, Tenn. He was a security guard employed with Securitas of Jonesboro. He was a member of the National Guard for 19 years. He retied from American Greetings after 33 years...
Louise "Girr" Flagg (02/13/08)
Manila Louise "Girr" Flagg, 94, of Manila, the widow of George Cleo Flagg, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at the Manila Nursing Center in Manila. Born at Clarksville, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Ella Dunham Bumbalough and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. ...
Betty S. Cole (02/13/08)
Monette Betty s. Cole, 73 of Monette, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born at Jonesboro on Dec. 29, 1934. She was a member of Monette United Methodist church, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and on the board of directors of the Monette Housing Authority. She was a retired federal employee who worked for the Department of Defense...
Tilton Woodruff Boswell (02/13/08)
Manila Tilton Woodruff Boswell, 94 of manila, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2007, at his home. Born in Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of the late John Thomas and Basilee Boswel and the widower of Beatrice Miller Boswell who preceded him in death in 1997. He has been a Manila resident since 1985 and had been a former longtime Greene county resident. He was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist faith...
Donna Carol Faulkner Day (02/07/08)
Manila Donna Carol Faulkner Day, 58, of Manila, formerly of Osceola, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008 in her home in Manila. Born June 15, 1949 in Dyess, to Orville and Ruby Faulkner, she was of the Pentecostal Faith and a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her mother, Ruby Faye Faulkner...
Ronald Dwayne Nugent (02/07/08)
Manila Ronald Dwayne Nugent, 47, of Manila, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at his home. Born at Blytheville, he was a lifelong Manila resident. He was a 1979 graduate of manila High School and had worked in the oil industry as a geoseismic surveyor. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Marvin Bibbs, and his step-brother, James Brooks...
Esther Lee Mifflin (02/07/08)
Manila Esther Lee Mifflin, 97, of Manila, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008, at the Manila Nursing Center in Manila. Born at Walnut Ridge, she was the daughter of the late Newt and Ida Florence Curtwright Moore and had been a Manila resident most of her life. She was the widow of Alfred Mifflin and was a member of the Community Methodist Church near Manila...
Walter Glen Martin (02/07/08)
Caraway Walter Glen Martin, 83, of Caraway, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was retired from both David Sales and Service co. and Basler Electric in Caraway. He was a member of the Caraway Masonic Lodge and Caraway United Methodist Church. He served in the military during World War II...
Dorthy Lera Decker (02/07/08)
Manila Dorthy Lera Decker, 85, of Manila, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Jim and Myrtle Thrasher Littlefield and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. She was the widow of Glentis E. Decker who preceded her in death in 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of Browns Chapel Baptist Church near Manila...
Marjorie L. Coy (02/07/08)
Kansas City, Mo. Marjorie L. Brinkley Coy, 84 of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of St. Charles, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo. She was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Cherry Valley to the late James M. Brinkley and Hester C. Brinkley. She married Millard A. Coy, Aug. 28, 1941, in Paragould. She was a homemaker and of the First Assembly of God faith...
Hezekiah Clark (02/07/08)
Manila Hezekiah Clark, 70, of Manila, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Oct. 9, 1937, at Burdette. He was a tool and dye maker and a member of Luxora First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, A.C. and Lorene Clark...