Obituaries from September 2009
Nell Dean Whitehead
Nell Dean Whitehead, 77, of Leachville, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, of injuries suffered in an auto accident near Leachville. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Edward and Elsie Vera Burrow and was a lifelong Leachville and Manila resident. ...
Shirley Ann Bray Taylor
Shirley Ann Bray Taylor, 69, of Manila formerly of Blytheville, the widow of Luther Justin Taylor, died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, at the NEA/Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late William Enoch and Mary Lucille Wright Bray and had been a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas...
Patricia Ann Stone
Patricia Ann Stone, 54, of Caraway, died on Sept. 23, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born March 6, 1955, to Leo Stallings and Louise Shasteen in Caraway. She was a lifelong resident of Caraway, of the Baptist faith, worked for Basler Electric in Caraway, enjoyed crocheting, reading and spending time with family and friends...
Rosie Macon Lutz
Rosie Macon Lutz, 84, of Manila, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, at her home. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late General and Annie Martin May and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was of the Pentecostal faith, a homemaker and loving mother of nine children...
Stynes Floyd Brown
Stynes Floyd Brown, 84, of Caraway, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born at Black Oak, he was the son of the late Ed and Pearl Austin Brown and had lived most of his life in the Milligan Ridge Community. He was a retired cotton ginner, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Milligan Ridge Baptist Church...
Morgan Preslee Anderson
Morgan Preslee Anderson, infant daughter of Lewis "Andy" and Lisa Barker Anderson, was born into heaven Thursday at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. Morgan is survived by her parents, Lewis "Andy" and Lisa Anderson; grandparents, Bill and Paula Anderson and Ricky and Glenda Barker, all of Caraway; and many other family members...
Jean Earline Robertson
Jean Earline Robertson, 75, of Leachville, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A lifelong Leachville resident, she was the daughter of the late Dick and Mae Robbins Brock and was a member of the Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church...
Frank Corneilous Miller
Frank Corneilous Miller, 82, of Jonesboro, formerly of Chicago, died Monday, Sept. 7, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born at Holland, Mo., the son of the late George and Malinda Miller and was raised in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. ...
Dennis Carl Kemp
Dennis Carl Kemp, 49, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at Cherokee Village after having health problems for many years. Mr. Kemp was born Sept. 14, 1959, to the late Carl Butler Kemp and Nellie Ruth Pilgrim Kemp in Canal Zone, Panama. ...
Tressie Swift, 76, of Lafe, passed away early Thursday morning, Sept. 3, 2009, at her home. Born April 12, 1933, near O'Kean, she is the daughter of Charles Moses and Iva Cook Gates. She was a homemaker and member of the Free Will Baptist Church of Paragould. She was united in marriage to Elmer Swift on Feb. 11, 1972...
Paul Alexander Lang
Paul Alexander Lang, 90, of Monette, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, in a Little Rock hospital surrounded by his family. He was born July 15, 1919, in El Paso, Ark., to the late John and Nettie Lang. ...
Shirley Bryant, 71, of Manila, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009, at the Manila Nursing Center in Manila. She was the daughter of the late James Virgil and Thelma Pauline Mansell Rich and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. She was a retired nurses aide for the Manila Nursing Center and attended the First Assembly of God Church in Manila...
Priscilla Rose Mroczkowski
Priscilla Rose Mroczkowski, 63, died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009, at the Heritage Gardens of Senath South, LLC after a battle with cancer. Born Aug. 10, 1945, to the late Harold Grant Hulett, Sr. and Jennie Cornell in Atlas, Mich., she was a homemaker and a waitress. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be greatly missed...
Raymond Lee McComas
Raymond Lee McComas, 70, of Leachville, died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009, at his home. Born near the Peach Orchard Community, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Madge Prevo McComas. He was a longtime resident of Rockford, Ill., before making his home in Leachville. He was retired from Essex Wire Company in Rockford...