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Obituaries from July 2008

Charlene Poe Paul (07/29/08)
Charlene Poe Paul, 72, died July 22, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Aug. 11, 1935, in the Wallace Community to the late Frank and Ila Eaton Poe. She retired from General Motors, Delco Division in Kokoma, Ind., after 30 years and returned to Monette in 1990. She was a member of the Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church...
Glenna O'Neal (07/29/08)
Glenna O'Neal, 83, of Lake City died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She lived in Peoria, Ill., prior to moving to Lake City four years ago. She is survived by sons, Mike O'Neal and wife Donna, Lake City, Quentin Nungesser and wife Sherry, Daniel Nungesser, of Belleville, Ill., Gary Nungesser and wife Rene, Palm Bay, Fla., Beri Nungesser and wife Michele, Wisconsin; daughters, Sheri Prohaska and husband Dave, St. ...
James Kenneth McElroy (07/29/08)
James Kenneth McElroy, 82, of Cardwell, Mo., died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at his home. Born at Egypt, Ark., he was the son of the late Eugene and Vinnie Jones McElroy and had been a lifelong Cardwell resident. He was a retired farmer and attended Calvary Full Gospel Church...
Lottie Johnson (07/29/08)
Lottie Johnson, 80, of Kennett, Mo., died Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at Heritage Nursing Center. She had lived in Kennett for the past five years, moving there from Lake City. She was a member of the Black Oak Church of Christ and was preceded in death by her husband, Volney Johnson; daughter, Glenda Lilly; Vera Summers, mother; and L. D. Summers, stepfather...
Essie Ellis (07/29/08)
Essie Ellis, 93, died Thursday, July 24, 2008 at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born June 10, 1915, in Michigan to the late Archie and Hazel Lezotte. She is survived by a son, Edwin F. Ramsey, Sr. of Caraway; four grandchildren, Anita Hurst, Pamela Milligan, Edwin Ramsey, Jr., Vincent Ramsey; nine great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild...
Jeffrey Don Cope (07/29/08)
Jeffrey Don Cope, 45, died Monday, July 21, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center following a short fight with cancer. He graduated in 1988 from Arkansas State University and served in the Air Force during Desert Storm. He worked for Trinity Industries...
Lela Catherine Brasher (07/29/08)
Lela Catherine Brasher, 84, of Osceola, died on July 24, 2008, at her residence after an extensive illness. Born Nov. 19, 1924, in Mississippi to the late Scott Montgomery and Lucida (Hickman) Montgomery. Mrs. Brasher was a lifelong area resident, member of the First Baptist Church, Keiser, and retired owner of 25 years with Osceola Furniture Mart...
Helen Virginia Whitney (07/22/08)
Helen Virginia Whitney, 84, of Lake City, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1923, in Portia, the daughter of the late James and Alice Brummett Coy. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Whitney; son-in-law, Harvey Thompson; brothers, Bill Coy and Gene Coy; and sister, Juanita Harvey...
Bobby Ray Thomas (07/22/08)
Bobby Ray Thomas, 77, of Leachville, died Saturday, July 19, 2008, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born in the Silverdale Community, near Arbyrd, Mo., he was the son of the late Dennis Alexander and Madge Layne Thomas and had been a Leachville resident since 1961. ...
Mary Louise Shackelford (07/22/08)
Mary Louise Shackelford, 74, died Thursday, July 17, 2008, at the Craighead Nursing Center. She was born Jan. 6, 1934, in Caraway to the late Samuel and Stella Rea. She was a homemaker and a member of the Nettleton Baptist Church. She was active in the American Red Cross and the Baptist Student Union...
Benny H. Price (07/22/08)
Benny H. Price, 70, of Crossett, died Monday, July 14, 2008, at his residence in Crossett. Mr. Price was a native of Monette and a resident of Crossett for the past 38 years. He worked for the Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill having retired in 1990. He was a member of the South Main Baptist Church and he served in the Arkansas National Guard...
Bud Kelley (07/22/08)
Bud Kelley, 75, of Manila, died Saturday, July 19, 2008, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late V.A. and Alice Daisy Shipley Kelley and had been a Manila resident most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army, was a retired farmer, and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Manila...
Royal John Clark (07/25/08)
Royal John Clark, 90, died July 18, 2008, in Stephenson County Nursing Center. He was born April 18, 1918, to Clayton and Iva Clark. He married Evelyn Fosler on Nov. 29, 1939. He farmed his entire life in Durand, Ill...
Cora Sue Rogers (07/16/08)
Cora Sue Rogers, 74, of Lake City died Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born June 13, 1934, to Sylvester and Elizabeth Spillman. She was a cosmetologist. She is survived by her husband, Carl Rogers of the home; two sons and spouses, Gene and Vanessa Rogers of Lake City and Ted and Cathy Rogers of Jonesboro; a daughter, Terry Ramer and her husband Bill of Little Rock; seven grandchildren, Shauna Boatman, Shane Branscum, Hunter Rogers, Landon Rogers, all of Lake City, Ross Rogers of Jonesboro, Jordan Ziegler and Wendy Bass, both of Little Rock; five great-grandchildren, Jessica Boatman, Shaun Boatman, both of Lake City, Tristan Branscum of Trumann, Ricky and Jordan Branscum, both of Wilton; a brother, J.C. ...
Justin Cory Veach (07/16/08)
Justin Cory Veach, 32, of the Lost Cane community near Manila, died Thursday, July 10, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Blytheville, he had been a lifelong resident of Lost Cane. ...
Carroll Galloway (07/16/08)
Carroll Ray Galloway, 65, of Leachville, died Friday, July 11, 2008, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Edward Monroe and Vela Mae Green Galloway and had lived most of his life in the Leachville-Manila area. He was a retired farmer, co-owner of the Frontier Restaurant in Leachville, and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Retha Faye Box (07/16/08)
Retha Faye Box, 42, of Manila died Monday, July 7, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center. She was born Sept. 10, 1965, at Harrisburg. She was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Manila. She is survived by her father and stepmother, Horace and Julia Box, of Manila; her mother, Wanda Mason, of Lepanto; grandmother, Dora Ruple, of Ponotoc, Miss.; sisters, Tanya Fleeman of Manila and Rebecca Grubbs of St. ...
Misty Dawn Rosten Bateson (07/16/08)
Misty Dawn Rosten Bateson, 32, died in Monette on July 6, 2008. She was born July 9, 1975, to Leta and Craig Rosten at Castle Air Force Base in Atwater, Calif. She served in the National Guard. She is survived by her parents, Leta and Craig Rosten; two sons, Nicholas and Elijah Rosten; a daughter and son-in-law, Brittany (Smith) and Bobby Sims; a brother and sister-in-law, Craig and Renee Rosten; three sisters, Crystal Rosten, Rebecca Traywick and her husband Frank, Lisa Hodgekiss and her husband Tim; paternal grandparents Roy Rosten of Durango, Colo., and Pauline Rosten of Colorado Springs, Colo.; her companion, Jason Tompkins.. ...
Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Baker (07/16/08)
Margaret Elizabeth "Peggy" Baker, 79, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Born at Plymouth, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Josephine Fillebrown and had lived at Westminster Village in Blytheville since 1997. She was a retired bookkeeper and member of the Catholic Church...
Cheryl Ann Vinson (07/10/08)
Lake City Cheryl Ann Vinson, 46, of Lake City, died Thursday, July 3, 2008, in Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. She was born in Hollywood, Calif., on July 4, 1961. She moved to Lake City at age 12. She was an active member of First Assembly of God. She was not only a graduate, but served as secretary for Riverside Elementary for 10 years before she retired...
Marie Qualls (07/10/08)
Lake City Marie Qualls, 77, of Lake City died Wednesday, July 02, 2008, at NEA Baptist Medical Center. She had lived in Lake City most of her life and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake City...
Orlando Lee Burcham (07/10/08)
Marked Tree Orlando Lee Burcham, 92, of Marked Tree died Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was of the Baptist faith. He was one of the oldest living members of the local carpenter's union...
Leona Mae Short (07/01/08)
Leona Mae Short, 90, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at her home. Born at Port Huron, Mich., she was the daughter of the late William and Sue Albe Pemberton and had lived in Arkansas since 1951. She was a longtime Leachville resident and had lived in Jonesboro since 1982...
Lawrence Eugene Murphy (07/01/08)
Lawrence Eugene Murphy, 57, of Lake City, died Thursday June 26, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in St. Louis, Mo., and lived most of his life in Lake City. He was a retired carpenter and a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City...
Glenda Sue Miles (07/01/08)
Glenda Sue Miles, 59, of Lake City died Friday, June 27, 2008, in St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Miles. Survivors include daughters, Betty Wright, Brenda Manning and Sarah Miles; sons, Shawn, Josh, Will, Jay and Larry Miles; sisters, Abbie Zelek, Eva Wilson, Linda McGlaughin, Sandra Bishop, Sheila Follett and Hazel Wagers; brothers, James and Gary Wagers; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.. ...
Allice Kay Haskett (07/01/08)
Allice Kay Haskett, 40, of Jonesboro died Saturday, June 21, 2008, at her residence. She was born at Reno, Nev., and lived in Jonesboro for five years, moving here from St. Joseph, Mo., and she was a homemaker...
J.D. Fleeman (07/01/08)
A funeral service for J.D. Fleeman of Gamaliel, was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mountain Home. Mr. Fleeman died Sunday, June 29, 2008, in Mountain Home at the age of 78. ...
LaVon Boyd (07/01/08)
LaVon Boyd, 93, of Manila, died Saturday, June 21, 2008, at Skilled Car Nursing Center in Jonesboro. She was born April 25, 1915, at Conway to Sylvester Harrison Bradshaw and Lillie Ann Sims Bradshaw. She married Coy Boyd in 1934 at St. Francis. She was a homemaker and was a member of Browns Chapel Baptist Church in Manila...
Nettie Faye Bowman (07/01/08)
Nettie Faye Bowman, 69, of Marmaduke died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Evergreen Healthcare in Rector after an extensive illness. Born July 7, 1938 to the late Rev. John Markin and Gracie Markin, she was a lifelong area resident, a member of the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke and a retired pharmacy sales clerk...
Roy Baker (07/01/08)
Roy Baker, 76, of Lake City died Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center. He had lived in Lake City for the past 17 years, moving there from Jonesboro. He was a member of Lake City Assembly of God Church and the American Bluegrass Association. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during the Korean War, and a Craighead County deputy sheriff for 27 years...