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Obituaries from March 2009

Mary Snider (03/30/09)
Mary Snider, 49, of Cash, died Wednesday March 25, 2009, at Jonesboro Health Center. She was born in Orlando, Fla. She was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie Wilson and two children, Timmy and Jimmy Snider...
Kay Roach Harrison (03/30/09)
Kay Roach Harrison of Manila, 67, died Thursday, March 26, 2009, in Austin, Texas. She was born March 29, 1941, in Manila to the late Walter and Mary Nell Roach. Before becoming the social and activities director at the Manila Nursing home, she worked as a substitute teacher and bus driver for Manila School District and had owned and ran the Playland Daycare in Manila for several years. ...
Kelly Ray Driskill Dunavin (03/30/09)
Kelly Ray Driskill Dunavin of Steele, Mo., died on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at her residence after an extensive battle with cancer. Born June 8, 1976 in Osceola, to Alvin and Willene (Pritchett) Driskill, Mrs. Dunavin was a long time resident of Steele. She was a licensed beautician in Missouri, Tennessee, and Arkansas, a homemaker and of the Pentecost faith...
Carrie Beulah Kelton Barnett (03/30/09)
Carrie Beulah Kelton Barnett, 86, of Osceola died Friday, March 27, 2009, at the Osceola Health Care Nursing Home. Born Feb. 20, 1923, in Salem, to William Albert Leslie Kelton and Irene Jane (Gardner) Kelton, Mrs. ...
Charles Augustus Adams (03/30/09)
Charles Augustus Adams, 32, of Leachville, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at his home. Born in Southaven, Mich., he was the son of Billy Joe Adams and Debra Adams Tate. He had been a longtime resident of Northeast Arkansas and was a carpenter...
James Edward "Bubby" McFarlin (03/30/09)
James Edward "Bubby" McFarlin died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 19, 1945, in Cardwell to Woodrow and Nina Louise Osment McFarlin. He was a retired farmer, maintenance man and bus driver. He was an active member of the Monette Church of Christ and Monette Masonic Lodge 558...
Felis Trinidad (03/23/09)
Felis Trinidad, 72, of Manila, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Hondo, Texas, she was the daughter of the late Andres Trinidad. She had been a longtime Northeast Arkansas resident and was a member of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Jonesboro...
Paul Taylor II (03/23/09)
Paul Taylor II, 69, of Lake City, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at his home. He had lived his life in Lake City and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was a Mason and a Shriner. Survivors include his wife, Shirley, of the home; a son, Paul Taylor III, Lake City; a brother, Myron Taylor, Antioch, Calif.; a sister, Alma Butler, Memphis, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.. ...
Betty Sue Storey (03/23/09)
Betty Sue Storey, 76, of Manila, died Saturday, March 21, 2009, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Leo Flagg and a 1950 graduate of Manila High School. She and her late husband, Noel Storey, owned and operated the Manila Esso Station for many years. Mrs. Storey was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First Baptist Church...
E.L. Shirley (03/23/09)
E.L. Shirley, 82, of Monette, died Thursday, March 19, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born March 2, 1927, in Cave City to the late Ethel and Elsie Shirley. He was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked many years at Colson Caster Company as a machine operator and was a member of the Ravenden Church of Christ...
Linda Illine Williams (03/18/09)
Linda Illine Williams, 66, of Leachville, widow of James Richard Williams, died Thursday, March 12, 2009, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late V.L. and Dora Blocker Bogart and was a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a 1962 graduate of Leachville High School and was a member of Leachville Church of Christ...
Pamala Jo (Wikley) Robinson (03/18/09)
Pamala Jo (Wilkey) Robinson, 45, of Bradford, died Thursday, March 5, 2009. She was born Dec. 22, 1963, in Manila to Gean Sterling Wilkey and Lois Dean (Sisk) Wilkey. She worked at Choates Machine and Tool. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and plastic canvas...
Lucille McCann (03/18/09)
Mary Lucille McCann, 89, of Manila, died Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at her home. Born in Dyer county, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Bestal Virginia Norris Parks and was a lifelong Manila area resident. She was the widow of B.A. McCann and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Manila...
Donald "Don" Hall (03/18/09)
Donald "Don" Hall, 56, of Jonesboro died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at his home. He had lived in Jonesboro for almost two years, moving from Jacksonville, Fla. He was of the Baptist belief and preceded in death by his parents and two brothers...
Verna Ruth Dudley (03/18/09)
Verna Ruth Dudley, 89, of Manila, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late James M. and Lena Dorsey Decker. She was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of First Baptist Church...
Pamala Jo Robinson (03/10/09)
Pamala Jo (Wilkey) Robinson, 45, of Bradford, died Thursday, March 5, 2009. She was born Dec. 22, 1963 in Manila to Gean Sterling Wilkey and Lois Dean (Sisk) Wilkey. She worked at Choates Machine and Tool and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and plastic canvas...
Sammy Wesley Hutton (03/10/09)
Sammy Wesley Hutton, 80, of Manila, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at the University of Arkansas Medical Science Hospital in Little Rock. Born in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late Arnold and Helen Hamm Hutton, and had been a Manila area resident most of his life. ...
Ola Mae Higgins (03/10/09)
Ola Mae Higgins, 74, of Dyess, died on Sunday, March 1, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro after an extensive illness. Born Nov. 3, 1934, in Louisiana to the late Joseph Ainsworth and Mattie Stites Ainsworth, she was a resident of the Dyess community, was of the Baptist faith, a retired surgery technician in Arizona, enjoyed crocheting, working crossword puzzles, and traveling...
Ina Glidewell (03/10/09)
Ina Glidewell, 80, died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Monette Manor. She was born April 19, 1928, in Barned Grange, Ark., to the late James and Zela Voyles. She was a homemaker and a member of the Monette Assembly of God Church...
Lilly Florence Evans (03/10/09)
Lilly Florence Evans, 82, of Manila, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at her home. Born at Iuka, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Arthur Lee and Anner Lou Carpenter Butler, and lived most of her life in Arkansas and Florida. She was a retired certified nurses aide and had returned to the Manila area in July 2008...
Jerry Wayne Crigler (03/10/09)
Jerry Wayne Crigler, 69, died Saturday, March 7, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born May 18, 1939, in Black Oak to the late Grover and Minnie Crigler. Survivors include two sons, Eddie Crigler of Little Rock and Kenny Crigler of Lake City; two daughters, Tressa Tompkins (Garrett) of Carlisle and Trina Crigler of Jonesboro; three brothers, Leon Crigler of Sledge, Miss., Bobby Crigler of Fayetteville and Noble Crigler of Viola; a sister, Bonnie Craft of Tallalah, La.; and two grandchildren.. ...
H. Devane Baldridge (03/10/09)
Howard Devane "Mr. B." Baldridge, 82, of Monette died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born Nov. 30, 1926, at Cardwell and was the son of the late Walker and Elsie Grady Baldridge. ...
Iva Mae Arant (03/10/09)
Iva Mae Arant, 76, of Needville, Texas, formerly of Monette, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at M.D. Anderson Medical Center in Houston. She was born Nov. 5, 1932, in Willow, Okla., to the late Jesse and Carrie Adkins. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ...
Christian Carroll Still (03/03/09)
Christian Carroll Still, 24, of Paragould, died Thursday at his home. Born at Jonesboro, he had lived most of his life in Paragould. He was a 2003 graduate of Greene County Tech High School and was scheduled to graduate from Arkansas State University in May with a major in English and minor in religious studies. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Paragould...
James Donald Rodgers (03/03/09)
James Donald Rodgers, 67, formerly of Black Oak, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born May 20, 1941, in Black Oak to the late Oliver and Anna Mae Rodgers, where he owned and operated Rodgers Enterprise Cotton Gin for most of his life. He was a member of Windover Baptist Church...
Mary Marshall (03/03/09)
Mary Marshall, 75, of Lake City died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Tommy Marshall, of the home; a son, Tommy Gerald Marshall, of West Point, Calif.; a daughter, Glenda Sue Doucey, of Siloam Springs; her mother, Aurora Trinidad; three brothers, Loranzo Trinidad, of Trumann, Dimas Trinidad of Lake City, and Domingo Trinidad of Jonesboro; two sisters, Felis Trinidad of Monette and Clotilda Stowers of Hoxie; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Francis Diann Long (03/03/09)
Francis Diann Long, 58, of Osceola, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 15, 1950, in Mississippi County, the daughter of Charles Boyd of West Ridge, and the late Verna Spradlin. She was a homemaker and of the Mormon faith...
Dwight Lee Dunkerson (03/03/09)
Dwight Lee Dunkerson, 65, of Jonesboro, died Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in Black Oak, he lived most of his life in Lake City and Jonesboro. He was retired from G.E. of Jonesboro with 38 years of service. He was an Arkansas National Guard veteran and a member of the Church of Christ...
Allene Faye Clark (03/03/09)
Allene Faye Clark, 46, of Manila, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at her home. She had been a lifelong Manila resident and a 1981 graduate of Manila High School. She was a homemaker and attended the First Baptist Church in Manila...
Edward "Ed" Franklin Ball (03/03/09)
Edward "Ed" Franklin Ball, 71, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at his residence. He was born Sept. 11, 1937, in Macey. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Amanda (Harrell) Ball. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Jo (Woodsmall) Ball of the home; two sons, Ken Ball of Stuttgart and Russell Ball of Heber Springs; three grandchildren, Aaron Ball of Little Rock and Jessica and Alyssa Ball of Jonesboro; two sisters, Nancy Bowman of Cordova, Tenn. ...