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Obituaries from December 2008

Dorothy Irene Baker Wright (12/23/08)
Dorothy Irene Baker Wright, 93, of Manila, widow of Roy Wright, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Vester and Effie Guymon Baker, and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was a retired sales clerk at the former Tiger-Levine department store in Manila...
Florence O. Wilkerson (12/23/08)
Florence O. Wilkerson, 83, of Leachville died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Monette Manor. She was born Aug. 8, 1925, in Newport to the late Carrol and Lillie Vinson. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal belief...
Jerry Mannon Timberlake (12/23/08)
Jerry Mannon Timberlake, 66, of Bradford, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, in Little Rock. He was born April 11, 1942, in Manila, a son of the late Lawrence and Ola Mae Timberlake. He was a Vietnam veteran, member of the DAV and the VFW...
Mickey McLaughlin (12/23/08)
Mickey McLaughlin, 62, of Manila died Dec. 13, 2008, at South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola. He was born Aug. 6, 1946, at Huntsville, Ala., to the late Mildred and Joe W. McLaughlin. He was a retired truck driver and of the Baptist faith...
Mearlie Herron (12/23/08)
Mearlie Herron, 65, of Manila, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008, at her home. Born Aug. 3, 1943, in Dell, she was the daughter of the late George and Eva Sherrod McMinn. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Edward J. Evans (12/23/08)
Edward J. Evans, 67, of Manila, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Keith and Catherine Williams Evans and was a lifelong Manila resident. He was a retired tool and die maker and Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Evans was of the Baptist Faith. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Jackie Moore...
Randolph Cook (12/23/08)
Randolph Cook, 85, of Makanda, Ill., former Caraway resident, died Dec. 15, 2008, in Murphysboro, Ill., after a battle with cancer. Born Nov. 23, 1923, in Caraway, to the late Olen and Sarah Cook, he was a member of the Caraway Baptist Church, and retired General Motors employee in St. ...
Nancy Stewart (12/17/08)
Nancy Stewart, 48, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. She was born Aug, 14, 1960, in Jonesboro. She was co-owner of D&N Construction. Survivors include her husband, David Stewart of the home; a daughter, Erica Wilson of Monette; two stepdaughters, Crystal Mayhair and Lyndsey Tedder, both of Jonesboro; three brothers, Kenny Booth of Weiner, Shawn Booth of Jonesboro and Justin Booth of Little Rock; a sister, Beverly Booth of Caraway; her mother and stepfather, Sue and Excell Breckinridge of Paragould.. ...
Freddie Gene Simpson (12/17/08)
Freddie Gene Simpson, 73, of Etowah, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. He was born Aug. 29, 1935, in Monette to Ransom Simpson and Effie Sims Simpson, both of whom preceded him in death. He owned Simpson Grocery in Etowah for 40 years, was an Army veteran, and professed his faith in Christ in Nov. 2005...
Mary Jo Hill (12/17/08)
Mary Jo Hill, 55, of Batesville, formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at a local hospital in Batesville. Born in Nodena, she was the daughter of Robert McClelland and Lucille Smith McClellen. She was a retired certified nurse's aide and a member of the First Church in Batesville...
Donna Louise Smith (12/17/08)
Donna Louise Smith, 65, of Caraway died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born July 13, 1943, in Caraway to the late William and Lola "Bill" Adams. She retired from Caraway Apparel and was a member of the Caraway First Baptist Church. She was a homemaker...
Nora Jesteene Hinson (12/09/08)
Nora Jesteene Hinson, 89, formerly of Monette, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 at St. Elizabeth's Place in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 2, 1918 in Gurdon to the late James and Ocie Chrisman. She was a homemaker and a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church...
Harold D. Earnhart (12/09/08)
Harold D. Earnhart, 72, of Frostproof, Fla., died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, at his home. Born March 11, 1936, in Black Oak, he moved to Florida in 1964. He was a graduate of Monette High School and Arkansas State University. He worked in the Food and Drug Division for the Department of Agriculture. He taught Sunday School and became a Deacon...
Loretta M. Blankenship (12/09/08)
Loretta M. Blankenship, 70, of Lake City, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Missouri, Mrs. Blankenship lived much of her life in Lake City. She was a retired Craighead County Deputy Circuit Court Clerk, serving both Jonesboro and Lake City Courthouses. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lake City...
Phillip J. Warren (12/02/08)
Phillip Jerome Warren, 59, of Caraway died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, in Advance Care Hospital at Searcy. He was born Nov. 16, 1949, at Wilson, was a machinist and of the Church of Christ faith. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War...
Willie Lucille O'Neill (12/02/08)
Willie Lucille O'Neill, 85, of Manila, widow of Lucius O'Neill, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Will and Nanny Craiglow Allen. She was a lifelong Manila resident and member of the First Baptist Church...
Rachel Faye Lucille Norton (12/02/08)
Rachel Faye Lucille Norton, 23, of Manila, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, in Paragould. Born Nov. 10, 1985, in Jonesboro, to William Norton Sr. and Rebecca Manus Norton of Manila, she was a lifelong area resident, homemaker and was of the Baptist faith...
Edna Faye Buck (12/02/08)
Edna Faye Buck, 78, of Cardwell, Mo., died Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at her home. Born at Center Ridge, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Orvil and Polly Williams Etheridge and had been a Cardwell resident since 1975. She was a retired nurses aide and a member of the First Baptist Church in Cardwell...