Obituaries from October 2009
Linda Diane Meeker
Paragould Linda Diane Meeker, 58, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at Belle Meade Healthcare in Paragould after a battle with cancer. She was born May 28, 1951 to the late Everett Crossen and Elsie Badgett. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and attended meetings in Paragould, a nurse's aide and she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends...
Herschel Roy Bunting
Bloomington, Ill. Herschel Roy Bunting, 87 of Bloomingto,Ill., passed away Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, at 6:45 p.m. at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington, Ill. His funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Grace Church in Normal, Ill., with Rev. Ed Scearce officiating...
Raymond Leon Stroud
Raymond Leon Stroud, 90, of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Walnut Ridge he was the son of the late George and Minnie Mooney Stroud and had lived many years in Michigan before moving to Manila nearly 30 years ago. ...
Camille Dallas Rodgers
Camille Dallas Rodgers, 89, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2009 at Gardner Nursing Center. Mrs. Rodgers lived in Star City and Dumas for the past nine years formerly of Caraway and Black Oak. She was born Sept. ...
Eddie Lee "Bud" Malone
Eddie Lee "Bud" Malone, born Sept. 7, 1921 passed away Oct. 14, 2009, at the age of 88, at SMC Regional Hospital in Osceola. Bud was a retired farmer from Lee Wilson & Company. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Maggie Malone; three sons, Larry Malone (Brenda) and Jerry Malone (Linda) of Dyess, and Eddie Malone (Gina) of Manila; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nadine French of McGhee and Lucille McDonald of Fisher; two brothers, Clyde Malone of Fisher and Herbert Malone of Annieville; and a host of friends.. ...
Frankie Marie Henry
Frankie Marie Henry, 85, of Manila, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Dolly Robbins Morris and a lifelong Manila resident. On June 21, 1939 she married Floyd Henry. She was a homemaker and member of the Browns Spur Baptist Church and was a retired nurses assistant with the Manila Nursing Home...
Leavie Owen Brickell Jr.
Leavie Owen Brickell Jr., 67, passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Feb. 7, 1942 in Poinsett County to the late Leavie and Nellie Brickell Sr. He was a pharmaceutical rep with the Pfizer Company for over 20 years. ...
Aubrey Marvin Walker
Aubrey Marvin Walker, 89, of Gosnell, formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009, at the Walnut Ridge Nursing Center in Walnut Ridge. Born at Toccopola, Miss., he was the son of the late Charlie and Carnie Mae Franklin Walker. He was a retired mechanic, parts/service department manager for several different automobile dealerships...
Lela Lorene Parks
Lela Lorene Parks, 90, of Blytheville, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at her home. Born Feb. 26, 1919, in Obion, Tenn., the daughter of the late Harvey and Mary Burns Lawson, she was a homemaker and a member of Blackwater Baptist Church near Manila. ...
Audrey Lyvonne Henry
Audrey Lyvonne Henry, 70, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 1, 1938, in Alicia, the daughter of the late Frank and Myrtle Wadkins Davidson, she was a retired employee of the WalMart delicatessen and a member of Westside Baptist Church in Manila. ...
Olzo Earl Green
Olzo Earl Green, 86, of Leachville, died Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Heber Springs, he was the son of the late Walter Cross and Allie Lee Dean Green and had lived most of his life in Northeast Arkansas. ...
J.B. Lorren, 81, of the Lost Cane Community, near Manila, died Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009, at the Baptist Hospital East in Memphis. Born at Lost Cane, he was the son of the late John Marion and Venie Barnes Lorren. He was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of Lost Cane...
James Harold Kennett, Sr.
James Harold Kennett Sr., 69, of Leachville, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was the son of the late Thomas and Lillie Brannum Kennett and a lifelong Leachville resident. ...
Michael Edward Graddy
Michael Edward Graddy, 47, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009, in Newport. He was born April 13, 1962, in Benton Harbor, Mich. to the late Billy and Ruby Graddy. Survivors include a son, Derek Michael Graddy of Monette; two sisters and their husbands, Doris and Terry Bayman and Tina and Rodney Wagner all of Grand Ledge, Mich.; two brothers, Bill Graddy of Harrisburg and Olden Luke Graddy of Black Oak; four nephews and three nieces.. ...