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Obituaries from January 2010

Loretta Price (01/26/10)
Loretta Mae Price, 52, of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, at her home. Born at Kalamazoo, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Emmitt and Nora Crafton Branom, was a former California resident and had lived in Manila for the past 17 years...
Charlene Kimbrell (01/26/10)
Charlene Kimbrell, 83, passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Dec. 19, 1926, in Leachville to the late Charles and Beatrice Brown. She was a hairdresser and a homemaker and she shared farming with her loving husband J.L., who passed in 1997. ...
Leslie James Beal (01/26/10)
Leslie James Beal, 92, of Beebe, formerly of Manila, died Jan. 23, 2010, at the Beebe Retirement Center in Beebe. Mr. Beal was born Dec. 7, 1917, to the late Jessie James Beal and Viola Melvin Beal at Joiner. ...
Dorothy Jean Timms (01/21/10)
Dorothy Jean Timms, 76, of Lake City, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at her home. Born at Scranton, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Orville and Floy Johnson Jones and had lived most of her life in Lake City. The widow of Nolen Timms, she was retired from the Parker-Hannifan Company in Trumann, and was a member of the Refuge General Baptist Church in Lake City...
Morrell "Smokey" Mangrum (01/21/10)
Morrell "Smokey" Mangrum, 70, of Leachville, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak, he was the son of the late Melvin and Vernie Smith Mangrum and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. ...
Permelia Rodgers Goodson (01/21/10)
Permelia Rodgers Goodson, 90, formerly of Black Oak, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at Craighead Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 10, 1919, in Forrest City on the Graham Farm to the late A. O. ...
Edna Jean Farmer (01/21/10)
Edna Jean Farmer, 87, of Lexington, Neb., formerly of Manila, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, in Lexington. She was the widow of George Farmer who passed away in 1983. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late James and Orzona Billingsley Vanzant and had been a lifelong Manila resident until moving to Lexington four years ago. ...
Carlene L. Carmichael (01/21/10)
Carlene L. Carmichael, 71, of Leachville died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Caraway, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Sylvia Busby Collins and was a lifelong area resident...
Teresa Ladd Ashley (01/21/10)
Teresa Ladd Ashley, 57, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Monette, Teresa lived there before moving to Jonesboro in 1993. She was a senior vice president and human resources officer for Liberty Bank of Jonesboro. ...
Jerry W. Underwood (01/13/10)
Jerry W. Underwood, 78, of Manila, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at his residence in Manila. Mr. Underwood was born on Aug. 26, 1932, to the late Homer Byron Underwood and Macie Lee Jackson Underwood in Leachville. Mr. Underwood was an Army Korean combat veteran, long time Manila resident, truck driver and Manila High School graduate...
Gadoy Lee Shrable Jr. (01/13/10)
Gadoy Lee Shrable, Jr., 69, of Manila, died Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at his home. Born near Manila, he was the son of the late Lee and Ruth Stark Shrable, a 1957 graduate of Manila High School, and a lifelong area resident. ...
Ricky Taylor (01/13/10)
Ricky Taylor, 61, of Manila, was unexpectedly called home to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 23, 2009, after a hard but short battle with cancer. As an avid outdoor adventurer, his years spent in Manila were active; from building and flying his ultra-light airplane and other various experiments of duck blind and boat building. ...
Ruby Pearl Kelton (01/13/10)
Ruby Pearl Kelton, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010, at her residence. She was born at Swifton on Aug. 12, 1927, to the late Everett and Flossie Riley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Buffalo Chapel Baptist Church. She loved watching the news, farming, cooking, meeting people, outdoors and fishing. No one was a stranger in her home and she was always eager to help those in need...
Mary "Pill" Dudley (01/13/10)
Mary "Pill" Dudley died at the age of 78 in Haughton, La., on Jan. 1, 2010, due to coronary artery disease. She had been a resident of Manila most of her life. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bertha Mae Wadley; father, Huck Wadley; and a son, Roy Lee Lamb, Jr...
Agnes Elizabeth Crittendon (01/13/10)
Agnes Elizabeth Crittendon, 85, of Leachville, widow of Woodrow Wilson Crittendon, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at her home. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Mary Olive Bishoff Mathis. Mrs. Crittendon had lived in St. Louis and Hot Springs, but returned to her Leachville home in 1997 following the death of her husband...
Wanda Swedholm (01/07/10)
Wanda Lee Swedholm, 71, of Mineral Point, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009, at the Washington County Memorial Hospital in Petosi, Mo. Born at Risco, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Orville and Meca Aters Perrigan and had lived much of her life in the Sikeston area. ...
Jack Howard Roberts, Sr. (01/07/10)
Jack Howard Roberts, Sr., 82, of Gallatin, Tenn., passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 1009. Mr. Roberts was a resident of Leachville for 39 years, 1927-1966. The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home in Gallatin with Pastor Frank Whitaker officiating. ...
Dorothy "Dottie" Cobbs (01/07/10)
Dorothy "Dottie" Jeanette Cobbs, 69, of Leachville, passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, at her home. Born Dec. 16, 1940, in Leachville to the late J.D. and Belle Edgin Connell, she had been a lifelong Leachville resident. She was a 1959 graduate of Leachville High School, a homemaker and a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Leachville...
Roy Clowers (01/07/10)
Roy Arvel Clowers, 98, of Leachville, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Fairbanks, Ark., he was the son of the late Dan and Angie Payne Clowers and had been a Leachville area resident for most of his life. Mr. Clowers was a retired farmer and cotton ginner, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and was of the Baptist faith...