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Obituaries from December 2010

Minnie Lou Williams (12/28/10)
Mrs. Minnie Lou Williams, 95, of Phoenix, Ariz., widow of Bert Williams, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, in Phoenix. Born at Trimble, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late John and Ora Pierce Wright and had been a Manila resident for the past 90 years. ...
Dorothy Alston Towles (12/28/10)
Mrs. Dorothy Alston Towles, age 86, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, Dec. 26, 2010, at her home. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Herman and Bessie Elizabeth Hutton Alston and was a lifelong area resident. ...
Hazel Smith (12/28/10)
Hazel Smith, 87, of Monette passed away Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at Point Lookout Assisted Care Facility in Hollister, Mo. She was born June 19, 1923, in Monette to the late Harve and Niecy Cornish and lived most of her life there. ...
Junior "Sonny" Presley (12/28/10)
Mr. Junior "Sonny" Frank Presley, 71, of Manila, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2010, at Manila Nursing Center. Mr. Presley was born Feb. 9, 1939, in Marianna, to the late B.F. and Clara Presley. Mr. Presley was retired from Peerless Trailer Manufacturing after 20 years, enjoyed visiting at the nursing home, working in the yard, fishing, hunting and watching westerns on TV...
John Leo Kirkpatrick (12/28/10)
Mr. John Leo Kirkpatrick, 36, of Leachville, died Saturday, Dec. 25, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Yazoo City, Miss., he had been a Leachville resident for the past 30 years. He was employed by Jackson Farms in Leachville...
Doris Laverne Gardner (12/28/10)
Doris Laverne Gardner, 76, passed away Sunday Dec. 19, 2010, in Jonesboro. She was born June 27, 1934, in Dell to the late Tom and Annie (Parks) Patterson. She was of the Pentecostal faith and gave and received true joy in playing with and caring for her "grand-dog" Lacey...
Lillian Belle Crump (12/28/10)
Lillian Belle Crump, 95, passed away Sat., Dec. 19, 2010, in Jonesboro. She was born April 5, 1915 in Republican to the late John and Odell Reynolds Acre. Lillian was married to the late Aubrey Crump for 63 years. Mrs. Crump was a homemaker and an active member of the Monette Church of Christ. She also enjoyed sewing, needlepoint crocheting, cooking, helping others, and reading the Bible...
Dorthy Sue Adams (12/28/10)
Mrs. Dorthy Sue Adams, 78, of Paragould, widow of Leo Adams, died Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Hillman and Effie Harkey Potter and had lived most of her life in Leachville. ...
Mildred V. Raymond (12/21/10)
Mildred V. Raymond, 84, of Harrisburg, died Dec. 13, 2010, at WoodBrier Nursing Home. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith She is survived by a daughter, Nina Winningham of Harrisburg; two sons, David Raymond of Manila, and Rodney Raymond of Newark; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
Bertha Mae McDoniel (12/21/10)
Bertha Mae McDoniel, 100, formerly of Monette passed away Sunday, December 12, 2010, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. She was born July 18, 1910, in Dekalb, Texas, to the late Silas and Cynthia Cleghorn. ...
Lillian Belle Crump (12/21/10)
Lillian Belle Crump, 95, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2010. in Jonesboro. She was born April 5, 1915, in Republican to the late John and Odell Reynolds Acre. Lillian was married to the late Aubrey Crump for 63 years. Mrs. Crump was a homemaker and an active member of the Monette Church of Christ. She also enjoyed sewing, needlepoint crocheting, cooking, helping others, and reading the Bible...
Douglas "Peanut" Odell Baugus (12/21/10)
Douglas Odell Baugus, 54, of Gentry, formerly of Manila, died Dec. 10, 2010, at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 24, 1956, in Marked Tree, he was the son of William Henry Baugus and Lucille George Baugus. Douglas married Deborah Perkins May 24, 1999, in Gentry. Douglas was an egg processor for the Cargill Hatchery...
Thomas Harold McGrew, Jr. (12/15/10)
Thomas Harold McGrew, Jr. died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at his residence in Hornersville, Mo., at the age of 69 years. He was born May 22, 1941, in Manila. He was the son of the late Thomas Jefferson Henry and Velma Allene Cullen McGrew...
Dorothy Ellouise Lane (12/15/10)
Dorothy Ellouise Lane, 89, of Monette, widow of Lacy Clay "Mutt" Lane, who passed away March 17, 1961, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak she had attended school at the Wallace community and Monette. She was a homemaker and attended the First United Methodist Church in Monette...
Varie Mildred Hickman (12/15/10)
Varie Mildred Hickman, 86, of Manila, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born Feb. 1, 1924 at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Dora Cook Collins. Mrs. Hickman was a member of the Westside Baptist Church in Manila and she loved to read the bible, sing and she enjoyed country music...
James "Jim" Willard Taylor (12/07/10)
James "Jim" Taylor, age 76 of Columbia, Ill., formerely of Leachville, AR., passed from this life December 1, 2010. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late Homer and Lula McClawn Taylor and was a 1952 graduate of Leachville High School. ...
Milda Reed (12/07/10)
Milda Reed, 91, of Manila, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of A.C. and Roxie Cherry Reed and was a lifelong Manila resident. She was a graduate of Manila High School and was a member of Manila First United Methodist Church...
Roy Wesley McPherson (12/07/10)
Roy Wesley McPherson, 94, of Cardwell, Mo., formerly of Leachville, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010, at his home. Born in Mayflower, Ark., he was the son of the late John and Dovie Hayes McPherson and had been a Leachville area resident since 1946...
Varie Hickman (12/07/10)
Ms. Varie Hickman, 86, of Manila, Arkansas died on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the Manila Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Faith Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.
Bayless Sharon Carpenter (12/07/10)
Bayless Sharon Carpenter, 73, of Manila, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at his home. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Bill and Ethel Green Carpenter and had been a lifelong Manila resident. After retiring from the Crompton Company in Osceola, he was the owner/operator of DJ Hardware in Manila...