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Obituaries from June 2008

A.K. May (06/25/08)
A.K. May, 51, of Gosnell died Sunday, June 15, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville after an extensive illness. Born Oct. 7, 1956 in Moro, Ark., to the late Albert King May and Gladys Marie (Knight) May, he was a Mississippi County resident, worked as a sawmill operator in the logging industry, and was of the Methodist faith...
Darrell Edward Lynn (06/25/08)
Darrell Edward Lynn, 57, of Paragould, formerly of Memphis, died Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at his home. Born at Manila, he had been a longtime Memphis resident before moving to Paragould in 2005. He had worked as an ironworker and was a member of the Ironworkers Local Union #167. ...
Eddy Gene Galloway (06/25/08)
Eddy Gene Galloway, 58, of Manila, died Friday, June 20, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Edward and Velma Mae Galloway and a lifelong Manila resident. He was a retired assembly line worker and attended Manila First United Pentecostal Church...
Gary Leroy Drury (06/25/08)
Gary Leroy Drury, 49, of Leachville, died Thursday, June 19, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Jack and Hettie Wrather Drury and was a lifelong Leachville resident. He was a retired farmer and was currently a service station attendant for Metheny's Midway Station at Leachville State Line...
Barbara Sue Timms (06/18/08)
Barbara Sue Timms, 63, of Lake City, died Thursday, June 12, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She lived most of her life in the Lake City area and was a member of the Refuge General Baptist Church...
Virginia Hendershott (06/18/08)
Virginia Hendershott, 82, of Manila died Thursday, June 12, 2008 at Hernando, Miss. She was born Aug. 18, 1925, in Leachville to the late Lloyd and Anna Layne Sr. She retired from Florafax Printing in Leachville and was a member of the Manila First Baptist Church...
J.D. Cohn (06/18/08)
J.D. Cohn, 82, of Lake City, died Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Mayfield, Ky., he moved to Lake City in 1940. He was a retired truck driver for Delta Farms and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake City...
Edna J. Baker (06/18/08)
Edna "Judy" Baker, 78, of Austin, Texas, died Monday, June 9, 2008. She was born Nov. 16, 1929, at Lake City to Wesley and Goldie Huffman Harrell. She retired from General Electric after 31 years of service. She was a member of Lake City Methodist Church. She moved to Austin from Lake City two and a half years ago...
Pernie Fletcher Tanner (06/11/08)
Pernie Fletcher Tanner, 95, died Wednesday, June 4, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born Feb. 5, 1913, at Williford to the late Charles and Phene Fletcher. She was a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith...
Scott Stover (06/11/08)
Scott Stover, 31, of Ozark, died Monday, June 2, 2008, in Parish. He was a lineman for C&N Electric. He was the first baby born in the Johnson County Hospital in 1977. The funeral was held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 6, at Shaffer Funeral Home Chapel with burial at West Mt. Zion Cemetery in Hartman, under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home...
Christina Hope Cunningham (06/11/08)
Christina Hope Cunningham, 37, of Gobler, Mo., died Monday, June 2, 2008, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett after a brief illness. Born Dec. 25, 1970 in Hayti, Mo., to the late Dennis Dace Lewis and to Judy Cunningham Harris, Mrs. Cunningham was a homemaker, attended Crossroads Worship Center, loved billiards and fishing...
Willie Geraldine Dietz (06/11/08)
Willie Geraldine Dietz, 86, of Leachville, died Monday, June 2, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born at Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Vioia Ragland Killion and had lived much of her life in Oklahoma. She was the widow of Richard Dietz and had lived in Leachville for the past 17 years...
Irene Perry Bowers (06/11/08)
Irene Perry Bowers, 95, of Blytheville, died Thursday, June 5, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Dell, the daughter of the late J.W. and Maggie Perry, she was a lifelong area resident, member of Little River Baptist Church, and member of the Eastern Star. ...
Atlee A. Tucker (06/05/08)
Atlee A. Tucker, 80, of Phoenix, Ariz., died May 17, 2008, at St. Luke's Hospital in Phoenix. Born in Manila on Feb. 14, 1928, to Carlton and Parle Mary Martin Tucker, he received his early education at the Black Water School. ...
Ruth Elizabeth Roe (06/05/08)
Caraway Ruth Elizabeth Roe, 90, died Friday May 30, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born near Caraway, she retired from American Greetings in Osceola. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church near Caraway. She enjoyed Quilting and gardening and was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother...
Kenneth Ray "Kink" Ritsmon (06/05/08)
Dixie Kenneth Ray "Kink" Ritsmon, 66, of Dixie, died Monday, at St Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Sept. 9, 1941, the son of the late Henry and Adell (Vick) Ritsmon. He was also preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law Johnny and Marion Ritsmon and his sister and brother-in-law, Susie and Arnold Hemby. ...
Tiffany Paige Norton (06/05/08)
Manila Tiffany Paige Norton, 25, died Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Feb. 20, 1983, in Jonesboro to William Norton Sr. and Reecca Manus Norton. Survivors include grandparents, Tince Manus, Paul Norton, Sr., Marella Files and Patsy Norton; a brother, William Norton, Jr.; two sisters, Rachael Norton and Kimberly Norton; three nieces and three nephews.. ...
Hattie Mae Burcham (06/05/08)
Hattie Mae Burcham, daughter of the late William Benjamin and Dona Eleanor Austin Long, was born March 8, 1915, in Beech Corner, Mo., and died Sunday, May 25, 2008, at the Senath Nursing Center at the age of 93. She married Grady "Bud" Burcham in July 1932, in Cardwell. He preceded her in death April 2, 1982...