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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Obituaries from August 2009

John Ryan McVay (08/26/09)
John Ryan McVay, 19, of Manila, died Sunday morning, Aug. 16, 2009, at his home. Born in Houston, Texas, he had been a lifelong Manila resident and a 2008 graduate of Manila High School. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Thomas and Shirley Frances McVay...
Dale Edmond Poag (08/26/09)
Dale Edmond Poag, 60, of Manila died late Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, at The Med in Memphis. Born at Blytheville, he was the son of the late Charles Hughes Poag and was raised in the Milligan Ridge Community. He was a lifelong Manila area resident, a 1966 graduate of Manila High School and received a bachelor's degree in vocational agriculture from Arkansas State University in 1970...
Ann Dowell McGrath (08/26/09)
Ann Dowell McGrath, 74, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009, surrounded by family and friends at the Hospice of the Carolina Foothills. Ann was born Nov. 28, 1934, to the late Henry Jackson Dowell and Mary Mozelle Reed Dowell in Flat River, Mo...
Scott Barrett (08/26/09)
Scott Barrett, 38, of Leachville died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at his home. He was the son of the late Robert and Brenda Barrett and had been a Leachville resident most of his life. A 1988 graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School, he had worked as a roofer and carpenter, and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...
Hulen Faulkner (08/19/09)
Hulen Faulkner, 89, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Kirby Pines Estates in Memphis. Born at Beach Grove, he was the son of the late E.W. and Alice Batey Faulkner and had lived most of his life in Manila...
Barbara Nell Williams King (08/19/09)
Barbara Nell Williams King, 71, of Manila, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Born in Manila to the late Earl and Minnie Stulz Williams, she was a lifelong area resident, member of Blackwater Baptist Church in Manila and retired supervisor for Osceola Shoes. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved gardening and yard work...
Bobbie Jeane Oates Darr Brucks (08/19/09)
Bobbie Jeane Oates Darr Brucks, 77, of Evening Shade, formerly of Blytheville, died Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at the Regional Medical Center in Memphis. She was born July 7, 1932, in Manila to Richard Oates and Dovie Foresthye Oates. She lived most of her life in Monette and Manila and was a homemaker of the Baptist faith...
Earnest Raymond Crouse (08/13/09)
Earnest Raymond Crouse, 88, of Jonesboro, formerly of Manila and Marion, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at the Skilcare Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Blackwater Community near Manila, he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Parker Crouse. ...
Mary Della Robinson (08/13/09)
Mary Della "Granny" Robinson, 64 of Paragould, formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born near Manila, she was the daughter of the late William Floyd and Ellen Izona McCloud Sorrells and had been a longtime Leachville area resident before making her home in Paragould...
Iris Ann Berry Green (08/13/09)
Iris Ann Berry Green, 66, passed away Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born Aug. 6, 1943, in Caraway to the late Monroe "Monk" and Ola Berry. Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Bibb of Sherwood and Ashley Blakney of Clinton; three sisters, Patty Day, Norma June Merryman and Beverly Hampton; four grandchildren, Ryan Tucker, Jordan Bibb, Katie Bibb and Gabrielle Green; and a great-granddaughter, Avery Ann Tucker.. ...
Nikki Jo Strickland (08/13/09)
Nikki Jo Strickland, 23, passed away Monday, August 3, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Jan. 17, 1986, in Jonesboro and lived most of her life in the Bono area. She was a 2004 graduate of Westside High School where she was a member of the basketball, softball and volleyball teams. ...
Carl W. Jackson (08/13/09)
Carl W. Jackson, 71, passed to his rest on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, in his home after a five-year battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife, Jackie (Anderson) Jackson; two sons, Robert (Ginger) Jackson of Niles, Mich., and David (Lisa) Jackson of Elkhart, Ind.; a daughter, Ginger Jackson of Edwardsburg, Mich.; and a granddaughter, Isabella; three sisters, Sue (Jay) Bradford of Manila, Sharon (Denny) Hughes of Oakdale, Ill., and Brenda Chipman of Lake City; four brothers, Dan (Ginger) Jackson of Pleasant Grove, Jim (Melanie) Jackson of Mishawaka, Ind., Dale Jackson of Manila, and Bo (Becky) Jackson of Leachville.. ...
Danny Williams (08/05/09)
Danny Ray Williams, 55, of Osceola died on Thursday July 30, 2009, in his home. Mr. Williams was born Dec. 31, 1953, to the late Charlie Williams and Essie May "Brown" Williams. He was of the Christian faith, a farmer and truck driver and he was always anxious to get back home to spend memorable time with his family that he loved so much...
Walter Elton Still (08/05/09)
Walter Elton Still, 83, of Manila, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at his home in Manila. Born at Caraway, he was the son of the late William and Mary Jane Bennett Still and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a lifetime member of the American Legion, retired farmer and longtime member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Manila...
Bobby Joe Reed (08/05/09)
Bobby Joe Reed, 55, of Paragould, died at his home on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009, after a brief battle with cancer. Mr. Reed was born Dec. 7, 1953 to Harold Reed and Lois "Hill" Reed. He was of the Catholic faith, a truck driver, a Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast and loved spending time with family and friends...
Paul Middleton (08/05/09)
Paul Middleton, 92 of Jonesboro, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, at his home. Born near Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of the late James Garland and Mary Emily Pierce Middleton and was a longtime Leachville area resident before making his home in Jonesboro 15 years ago. He was a retired farmer and shop manager for Baker Truck and Implement of Arbyrd...
Gladys Kirksey McCord (08/05/09)
Gladys Kirksey McCord, 89, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at her residence. She was born March 9, 1920, in Gibson Switch to the late W.L. and Jennie Gibson Kirksey. She was a homemaker and loved to sew, garden, work with her flowers and her family. Mrs. McCord was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church...