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Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Obituaries from November 2008

Aubrey Guy Pennington (11/28/08)
Aubrey Guy Pennington, 67, of Manila died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008, at Saint Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro after an extensive illness. Born June 6, 1941, in Leachville to the late Roy Pennington and Elise Witcher, he was a lifelong area resident. He attended Leachville School, was a member of Brown's Chapel Baptist Church and a truck driver for Ace Trucking...
Alta Files Loveless (11/28/08)
Alta Loveless, 85, of Helena, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2008, at Clarksdale, Miss. She was born in Manila on Friday, Dec. 8, 1922. She was preceded in death by her husband, C.C. Loveless; a grandchild, Clay Loveless; a brother, and five sisters...
Ophelia Kay Garner (11/28/08)
Ophelia Kay Garner, 53, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008 at her residence. She was born in Manila and lived in Jonesboro for 13 years, moving from Manila. She was a homemaker and of the Assembly of God belief...
Ellen Cloud (11/28/08)
Ellen Cloud, 93, of Lake City, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. Born in Egypt, Mrs. Cloud lived most of her life in Lake City. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Lake City...
Glina Braden (11/28/08)
Glina Braden, 90, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 20, 1918 in Tuckerman to the late William and Adlia Hinson. She was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church. She taught for many years in the Monette and Gosnell School Districts. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Monette Garden Club and the Delta Sorority...
Terry Lynn Stewart (11/19/08)
Terry Lynn Stewart, 58, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Nov. 3, 1950 in Caraway to the late Algie and Delilah Stewart. He was a member of the Leachville Church of God and worked at American Greetings...
Michelle Rene Greer (11/19/08)
Michelle Rene Greer, 40, of Manila died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at Jonesboro after a brief illness. Born Aug. 5, 1968, in Jonesboro to Henry Butler and the late Betty Elizabeth (Mise) Douglas, Ms. Greer was a long time area resident, was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed artwork and drawing...
Verlene Fullen (11/19/08)
Verlene Fullen, 82, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Dec. 3, 1925 in Childress to the late John and Zona Fullen. She was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church, where she had been the...
Cleo Sexton Freeman (11/19/08)
Cleo Sexton Freeman, 84, of Calico Rock, formerly of Leachville, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center. She was the widow of Ralph Sexton and Troy Freeman. Born at Fifty-Six, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Belle Holt and had lived most of her life in Calico Rock and Leachville. She was a long-time member of the Assembly of God Church...
Barbara Ann Davenport (11/19/08)
Barbara Ann Davenport, 65, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008, at her home. Born at Evening Shade, she was the daughter of the late William A. Evans and had been a longtime resident of Grubbs and Weiner before making her home in Manila in 1961. She was retired from American Greetings in Osceola after 25 years of service and an active member of Blackwater Baptist Church near Manila...
Graham Essex Coburn (11/19/08)
Graham Essex Coburn, 82, of Paragould, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, at Monette Manor. Born May 19, 1926, in Red Onion, he was an Army veteran of World War II and a retired farmer. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, David and Aurora Coburn of Paragould; two daughters and a son-in-law, Rebecca and Van C. ...
Floyd Junior "Hoot" Broughton (11/19/08)
Floyd Junior "Hoot" Broughton, 84, of Monette, formerly of Leachville, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in Leachville, July 26, 1924, to Bennie Edgar and Lorean Abagail Ashbrand Broughton, he lived around Manila, Leachville, and the Whisp community most of his life...
Brian Matthew Stallings (11/11/08)
Brian Matthew Stallings, 24, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at his residence. He was born on May 7, 1984, at Paragould and lived in Jonesboro two years, formerly of Caraway. He was a graduate of Riverside High School and attended Arkansas State University majoring in physical education and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Rio Fraternity. ...
Don Rogers (11/11/08)
Donald Rogers, 75, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born March 16, 1933, in Saddle to the late Milton and Ora Rogers. He was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Rogers; stepmother, Alberta Rogers; five stepchildren, Carol Binkard, Robbie McMillen, Cindy Fuller, Judy Newman and Lisa Williams; a brother, Odis Rogers; a stepbrother, William Sills; a stepsister, Francis Mclemore; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.. ...
Myra Richardson (11/11/08)
Myra Richardson died Nov. 9, 2008, in Little Rock. She was born on Jan. 20, 1928 in Blytheville to the late Jim Neely and Ethel Mae Krutz. A graduate of Blytheville High School, she spent 15 years working for Montgomery Wards and Sears. She and husband Kenneth moved from Blytheville to Monette where she was a member of Monette First Baptist Church for over 42 years...
Glen Wayne Pratt (11/11/08)
Glen Wayne Pratt, 67, of Caraway died Monday, Oct. 27, 2008, at his home. He was born May 5, 1941, at Keiser. He was a barber and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his mother, Betty Graple of Caraway; a very special friend, Charlene Henson of Caraway; a sister, Sharron Friend of Paragould; and a nephew, Jerry Wayne Friend of Paragould...
Gary Blaine Morgan (11/11/08)
Gary Blaine Morgan, 63, of Caraway, died Sunday morning, Nov. 9, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. A native and lifelong resident of Caraway, he was the owner of Cars, Inc. and Morgan Wrecker Sales of Caraway. ...
Paul Franklin Metz (11/11/08)
Paul Franklin Metz, 69, of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at his home. Born near Dell, he was the son of the late James and Edna Morgan Metz and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. He was a retired employee of Randall Manufacturing in Blytheville...
Kenneth Oran McDougal (11/11/08)
Kenneth Oran McDougal, 54, of Vicksburg, Miss., formerly from Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, at the University Medical Center in Jackson, Miss. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Glenwood Chapel in Vicksburg, Miss., with burial in Wayside Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Larry Haggard officiated. Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg was in charge of arrangements...
Marm Melton Harris (11/11/08)
Marm Melton Harris, 78, died Nov. 8, 2008 in Tallahassee, Fla. He was a graduate of Manila High School and earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Arkansas State University, a master's degree in natural science from Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. ...
Barbara Faye Leffler (11/11/08)
Barbara Faye Leffler, 57, of Manila died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at her residence. She was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Manila. She graduated in 2000 from Mississippi County Community College in Blytheville with an Associate of Arts degree...
Irene Rosetta Hollis (11/11/08)
Irene Rosetta Hollis, 86, of Caraway, widow of Everett Hollis, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008, at Lakeside Nursing Center at Lake City. Born at Porum, Okla., she had lived most of her life in Caraway. She was a member of the Church of God...
Edna Lovean Harris (11/11/08)
Edna Lovean Harris, 76, of Black Oak Community died Monday, Nov. 3, 2008. She was born Aug. 27, 1932, at Houston, Ark., to the late Riley Ezra and Martha McGlothlin and was of the Pentecostal faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odis Harris...
Billie Fran Brannon (11/11/08)
Billie Fran Brannon, 57, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 25, 1951 in Manila to the late Billy and Lockie Cornish. She was a homemaker, an artist and musician...
Thomas Edward Bowers (11/11/08)
Thomas Edward Bowers, 50, of Blytheville, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. Born March 25, 1958, in Osceola to Howard E. Bowers and the late Dorothy Viola Baldwin Bowers, he was of the Baptist faith and worked in maintenance for Multiserve, a contractor for Nucor...