Obituaries from February 2010
Brother Don Trammel
Brother Don Trammel, 67, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010, at his residence in the Pratts Community after an extended illness. He was born Sept. 1, 1942, in Monette, to Mason and Willene Cason Trammel. A graduate of Monette High School, he then went on to Arkansas State University and Southern Seminary. ...
Jean Meeker, 89, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010 at Monette Manor. She was born July 4, 1920, in Monette to the late Oscar and Olan Davidson. She was a cook with Lane's Nursing Home and a member of the Leachville Second Baptist Church...
Mabel Grace Healey
Mabel Grace Healey, 78, of Manila, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at her home. Born at Heber Springs, she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Alice Hackworth Rabey and had lived most of her life in Manila. She was a retired employee of the former Magnatek Manufacturing in Blytheville and was of the Baptist faith...
Omer L. "Rusty" Dunn
Omer L. "Rusty" Dunn, 69, of Manila, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at St. Bernards Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Salisbury, Md., he had been a Manila resident for the past 30 years. He had served in the United States Marine Corps, was a retired painter, and was of the Baptist faith...
Roxie Opal Dunkin
Roxie Opal Dunkin, 91, of Greers Ferry, formerly of Carroll's Corner (near Manila) died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, in Heber Springs. Born at Wappapello, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Roger and Addie Wilson Morgan...
Edna Barcom, 90, formerly of Manila, died Feb. 21, 2010, in Payson, Ariz. She was born in Parma, Mo., on Jan. 6, 1920. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis E. Barcom and daughter Linda Kay Barcom...
Jackie Wayne Timms
Jackie Wayne Timms, 60, of Peru, Ind., formerly of Lake City, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, in Peru. Born at Monette, he was the son of the late Nolen John and Myrtle Eaton Timms. He was a 1968 graduate of Lake City High School and a member of Betharbra Baptist Church in Lake City. ...
Joann Rich, 67, of Manila, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She was the daughter of the late Claude Luther and Effie Mae Lott Atkinson, had been a Manila resident most of her life and was a retired licensed practical nurse...
Norma Jean Veach
Norma Jean Veach, 75, of Manila, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Aven and Ellen Poe Hodges and had lived most of her life in the Manila area. Mrs. Veach was a member of Manila First Baptist Church...
Joanne Kathren Johnson
Joanne Kathren Johnson, 59, of Paragould, formerly of Manila, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010, at UMAS in Little Rock. Born at Patton, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Marvin Martin and had been a Paragould resident for the past 12 years. ...
Charlene Rogers Effinger
Charlene Rogers Effinger, 80, of Lake City, passed away at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010. She was born in Caraway to Aubrey and Lillian Hollis Rogers on April 17, 1929. She was a hairdresser and of the baptist belief...
Mabel Opal Pitts
Mabel Opal Pitts, 93, of Marble Hill, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at the Woodland Hills Nursing Center in Marble Hill. Born near Bethesda, Ark., she was the daughter of the late George and Myrtle Reddell Keller and had been a longtime Leachville area resident before making her home in Marble Hill, Mo., 23 years ago. ...
Jinks R. Smith
Jinks R. Smith, 71, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Feb. 23, 1938, in Monette to Leroy and Mrytle Cornish Smith. He retired from Darling Store Fixtures after 35 years and was a member of the Monette Baptist Church. Jinks served his country proudly in the United States Army. He was a member of Monette Masonic Lodge #558 and the American...