Obituaries from November 2010
Charlotte Geedey, 76, of Manila, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Crown Point, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Fred and Blanche Schofield Bartholomew. She was a retired caregiver and had been a longtime Manila resident...
Carolin Kay Oliver
Leachville Carolin Kay Oliver, 66, of Leachville, widow of J.C. Oliver, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, from injuries received in an auto accident near Leachville. Born in Richmond, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Joe Evert and Lyda Irene Jarrett Harrell and had been a longtime Leachville resident. ...
Christeen Littlefield, 83, of Leachville, died early Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, from injuries received in an auto accident near Leachville. Born at Leachville she was the daughter of the late Robert Louis and Jessie Louisea Edgin and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
Alta Lousie Gregory
Alta Louise Gregory, 71, of Manila, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Irene Adeline Brown Files and had lived in Elaine and Louisiana before returning to Manila five years ago. She was a member of the Blackwater Baptist Church near Manila...
Marjorie Maxine Brewer
Marjorie Maxine Samples Brewer, 85, of Leachville, the widow of Don Brewer who passed away in 1991, died Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a resident of Geneva, a Mississippi County state line farming community north of Buckeye, and home to the Brewer family farm dating back to the mid 1800s...
Ruby Jean Beasley
Ruby Jean Beasley, 81, of Manila, formerly of Gulfport, Miss., died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak, she was the daughter of the late Ed and Pearl Austin Brown and was of the Baptist faith...
Charlotte Geedey, 76, of Manila, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at the Manila Nursing Center.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila.
Ross Runyan, age 46 of Manila, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at his home. Born at Peoria, Ill., he was the son of the late Glenda Mae Wertz and had been a Manila resident for the past several years. Survivors include two sons, Kyle Runyan and Joshua Runyan; a daughter, Brandy Palmer; three brothers and four grandchildren...
Brenda Joyce Lindsey
Brenda Joyce Lindsey, age 60 of Manila, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at her home. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Harlen Eugene and Margie Mae Stroud Keller and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was a member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Manila...
Gertha Inez Hamilton
Gertha Inez Hamilton, 80, of Manila, widow of Jack Hamilton, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Cache, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Orville and Lorene Baxley Bryan and was a 1949 graduate of Leachville High School. In 1969 she and her family moved to Mississippi and in 1999 she returned to Manila...
Billy Guy Bryant
Billy Guy Bryant, 67, of Little Rock died Monday, Nov. 15, 2010. Born in Jonesboro on Oct. 2, 1943, to Guy and Lessie Ott Bryant, he was a retired state trooper with the Arkansas State Police. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #558 of Monette and the Arkansas State Police Retirees Association. He was a loving brother, dad, granddaddy and uncle. He will be truly missed...
Shirley Juanita Jones
Mrs. Shirley Juanita Jones, 61, of Leachville, AR, died on Monday, Nov. 08, 2010, at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Jones was born on July 20, 1949, in Blytheville, to Marron Frances and Norma Inez Hice. Mrs. Jones was formerly employed at American Greeting, enjoyed traveling across country with her husband in his truck and loved listening to music...
Grace Louise Jones
Mrs. Grace Louise Jones, 84, of Osceola, Ark., died on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010, at South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center in Osceola. Ms. Jones was born on April 23, 1926, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Jessie and Vedis Thelma Manis. ...
Ted Allen Brown
Ted Allen Brown, 73, of Cave City, Ark., passed away Oct. 30, 2010. He was born August 30, 1937, in Manila to the late E. C and Sybil Brown. He was an Air Force Veteran, retired from the used car business, enjoyed repairing everything from a to z, loved being with his family and enjoyed fishing...
Gledis Woods Hester
Gledis Woods Hester, 97, of Mountain View, former longtime Manila resident, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at her home in Mountain View where she had lived since 2006. Born Sept. 27, 1913, she was the daughter of the late Will and Nancy Attaberry Woods and the widow of Grey Hester, who she married Jan. ...
Riana Lurie Martin
Riana Lurie Martin, infant daughter of Rick and Liana Garcia Martin, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at the family home in Manila. Riana was born July 2, 2010, in Rowlett, Texas, and she and her family moved to Manila about one month ago...
Dr. Cary Milton Crawford
Dr. Cary Milton Crawford passed Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, from complications with his heart transplanted 11 years ago. Cary was born in Benton, Ark., on July 4, 1959, to Milton "Budge" Crawford and Mary Helen (Heathman) Crawford. ...
Patsy Ruth Albrecht
Patsy Ruth Albrecht, 68, of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at the Allegiance Specialty Hospital of Little Rock. Born at Red Onion, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Hayward and Bessie Wagner Morris and had lived most of her life in Manila. She was a retired florist and a member of the Blackwater Baptist Church near Manila...
Junior Whitehead, age 80 of Leachville, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at his home. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Jim James and Blanche Bernor Whitehead and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
James Donald "Don" Staggs
Mr. James Donald "Don" Staggs, 66, of Caraway, went to be with his Savior on October 30, 2010, peacefully at his home surrounded by his family. Mr. Staggs was born on Nov. 1, 1943, in Parkdale, Ark., to the late John and Vinnie Staggs. ...
Pauline Marie Miller
Pauline Marie Miller, 77, of Manila died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Alabama she was the daughter of the late L.E. and Lillie Brewer Peek and had been a longtime Manila resident. She was retired from Associated Natural Gas Company and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Michael Leroy Kent, III
Michael Leroy Kent, III, 27, of Ft. Smith, formerly of Luxora, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2010, at his home. Born at Ft. Hood, Texas, he had lived most of his life in Luxora and was of the Baptist faith...
Michael Ira Brent Jackson
Michael Ira Brent Jackson, 39, of Leachville, died Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville he had lived most of his life in Leachville. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Thomas III, and his maternal grandfather, Ira Jackson...
Charles Dean "Boe" Adams
Charles Dean "Boe" Adams, 76, of Leachville, prominent area landowner and businessman, passed from this life Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 at the Advanced Care Hospital of White County in Searcy. ...