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Obituaries from October 2008

Joy Delene Merritt (10/30/08)
Joy Delene Merritt, 76, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born May 21, 1932 in Monette to the late Omer and Ethel Reed. She worked for Cavanaugh Ford and was a member of the Cornerstone United Methodist Church...
Teddy Doyle Hardin (10/30/08)
Teddy Doyle Hardin, 40, of Payneway died Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at his residence. He was the youngest of 11 children. Survivors include Herma Linda Lopez of the home; brothers, Larry Hardin of Payneway, Darrell Hardin and Ricky Hardin, both of Red Oak, Jimmy Hardin and Danny Hardin, both of Jonesboro, and Michael Hardin of Memphis; sisters, Joyce Barrett of Caraway, Connie Carlock of Trumann, Donna Friend of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Bonnie Pollard of Lepanto.. ...
Odell Davis (10/30/08)
Odell Davis, 85, of Leachville died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at Monette Manor. Born in Birmingham, Ala., she was the daughter of the late John and Alice Isebell Johnson and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was a homemaker and a member of the Leachville Second Baptist Church...
Howard Carney (10/30/08)
Howard Carney, 78, of Blytheville, former Mississippi County Sheriff, died early Wednesday morning, Oct. 22, 1980. Mr. Carney is survived by his wife of 58 years, Delores Donner Carney of Blytheville; a daughter; Marla Perkins, and husband Dana of North Little Rock; a son, Michael Carney, and wife Carrie of Blytheville; two grandchildren, Sarah Carney and Aaron Carney; a niece and a nephew...
Ruby Jackson (10/22/08)
Ruby Faye Jackson, 78, of Leachville, widow of R.D. Jackson, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at her home. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late James A. "Pete" and Florene Smith Manis, and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident...
Elbert Lee Hawkins (10/22/08)
Elbert Lee Hawkins, 80, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He had lived in Jonesboro since 1971, moving from Manila. He was a charter member of Temple Baptist Church...
Kelly Theressa Bankston (10/22/08)
Kelly Theressa Bankston, 45, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at Jonesboro Health Care Center. She was born April 16, 1963, in Meridian, Miss., to the late John and Barbara Bankston. She was a member of the Black Oak Baptist Church...
Henry Scrivner Jr. (10/22/08)
Henry Scrivner Jr., 79, of Dell, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. He is survived by his wife of 59-1/2 years, Sue Dyre Scrivner of the home; daughters, Debby Scrivner of Dell, Janice Jones and husband, Kenny, of Manila, and Joy Cagle and husband, Don, of Sherwood; two brothers; four sisters; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren...
Tracy Allan Wilhite (10/14/08)
Tracy Allan Wilhite, 43, of Manila died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, in Crittenden County. Born July 13, 1965, at Paragould, Mr. Wilhite was a master technician with Nissan Motors and an employee of Steve's Auto and Tire in Memphis. He was of the Baptist faith...
Paul Leon Stull (10/14/08)
Paul Leon Stull, 84, of Manila, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Leora, Mo., he was the son of the late Elvis and Laura Kinder Stull and had been a Manila resident for most of his life. He was a retired farmer, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and of the Baptist faith...
Tyson Lee Sims (10/14/08)
Tyson Lee Sims, infant son of Chris and Tiffany Sims, died Oct. 10, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his parents; four siblings, Jake Sims, Jade Bishop, Michael Tomas Hall, and Gage Sims; paternal grandparents, Barry and Lucy Holden; and maternal grandparents, Ron and Etta Hall and Dan and Susan Mattix...
Darlene Rodgers (10/14/08)
Funeral services for Darlene Rodgers, 52, of Papillion Neb., were 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, at Grace Baptist Church, in Papillion. Burial was Cedar Dale Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her mother, Peggy...
James Lawrence Lewis, Jr. (10/14/08)
James Lawrence Lewis, Jr., 43, of Marmaduke, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008, at his residence after an extensive illness. Born Dec. 31, 1964, in Kennett, Mo., to the late James Lawrence Lewis, Sr. and Glenda Campbell Lewis, Mr. ...
Otis G. Guiltner (10/14/08)
Otis G. Guiltner, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born June 17, 1928 in Monette to the late Oliver Troy and Ethel Guiltner. He attended Turkey Run and Monette Schools and lived his entire life in the Monette and Lake City area. ...
Coy Willie Boyd (10/14/08)
Coy Willie Boyd, 95, of Manila died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center. He was born April 6, 1913, in Hattieville to John and Elizabeth Reid Boyd. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, LaVon; a son, Dr. Coy Mac Boyd; a daughter, Shirley Nell Boyd; six sisters and three brothers...
Carroll Weatherford (10/09/08)
Carroll Weatherford, 79, died Thursday at Manila Nursing Home. He retired from Chrysler and was a member of the Manila Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife, Melva Weatherford; sons, Les Weatherford, Rick Weatherford and Joe Weatherford; and a sister, Thelma Hattemer...
Elva I. Stewart (10/09/08)
Elva I. Stewart, 89, died Sunday, October 05, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 24, 1918 in Monette to the late John and Mary Bronaugh. Survivors include her daughter, Shirley Taylor of Lake City; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild...
Maryellen Reynolds (10/09/08)
Maryellen Reynolds, 58, of Pahokee, Fla., died Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at Glades General in Belle Glade, Fla. Born at Vasser, Mich., she was the daughter of the late William and Gertrude Clarke Scott, and had been a longtime resident of Florida. She was a retired bus driver from the Palm Beach County School District and a member of the First Methodist Church in Canal Point, Fla...
Mary Charlene "Chee-Chee" Farrow Quick (10/09/08)
Mary Charlene "Chee-Chee" Farrow Quick, 59, of Blytheville, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. She was born in Harrisburg to Harlon William and Mary Sarter Farrow. A longtime area resident, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Bruce Lee Murphy (10/09/08)
Bruce Lee Murphy, 90, died Sunday, Oct. 05, 2008, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. Born in Jonesboro to the late Arthur and Bessie Murphy, he graduated from Caraway Central High School in 1937. A longtime farmer in Caraway, he moved to Memphis in 1965, and then relocated to Jonesboro in 1996...
Belle Lewis (10/09/08)
Belle Lewis, 75, of Dell died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at Blytheville. Born to the late Lehman Joseph and Cora Mae Woodruff Halford, she was a homemaker and a member of Dell Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Jack Lewis; daughters, Jacqueline Baker and Gay Gantz; sons, Randy Lewis and Ronnie Lewis; a brother; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren...
Max Ray Hawk (10/09/08)
Graveside services for 70 year old Max Ray Hawk, who died Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008, at Heritage Gardens of Senath, was held at 11:30 a.m. Monday in Harvey's Chapel Cemetery. Interment followed. Irby Funeral Home Chapel at Marmaduke was in charge of arrangements...
Thomas Harrel Carter (10/09/08)
Thomas Harrel Carter, 64, of Cave City, formerly of Osceola, died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2008, at White River Medical Center in Batesville. He was born July 10, 1944, at Leachville. He was a minister and had a woodworking business. ...
Bobby Joe Aycock (10/09/08)
Bobby Joe Aycock, 62, of Lake City died Sunday morning Oct. 5, 2008, at his home. He had lived his life in Lake City and was of the Baptist belief. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wanda Ingram and Joseph P. Aycock...
Harry Melvin Adams (10/09/08)
Harry Melvin Adams Sr., 95, died Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born March 6, 1913, in Belleville, Ill., to the late Thomas and May Adams. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Monette United Methodist Church. ...