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Obituaries from January 2011

Dorothy "Dottye" Jean Foss (01/26/11)
Memorial Services for Dorothy "Dottye" Jean Foss, 80, of Mountain Home, will be 1:00 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at First United Methodist Church, with Reverend Jerry Reed, officiating. She was born Aug. ...
Floyd Finley (01/26/11)
Floyd Finley, 75, passed away Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, in Manila. He was born May 8, 1935, in Elizabeth to the late Harm and Edna Finley. He lived most of his life in the Monette area and was a retired farm worker in Michigan and was of the Baptist belief. He was an honorary member of the V.F.W. in Michigan and liked to whittle, cut wood and working in the yard...
Murrell Gilbert Nance (01/26/11)
Murrell Gilbert Nance, 93, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 at Lakeside Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 17, 1917, in Leachville to the late John and Martha Nance. Mr. Nance served his country proudly in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II with the 840 Bomb Squad in France and Normandy and was awarded eight Bronze Stars, a Distinguished Unit Badge. ...
Vernon "Tex" Fletcher (01/25/11)
Vernon "Tex" Fletcher, age 82 of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila he was the son of the late George W. and Edna Marks Fletcher and was a lifelong area resident. He was of the Baptist Faith...
Peggy June Brooks (01/25/11)
Peggy June Brooks, age 69 of Manila, widow of Jimmy D. Brooks, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at her home. Born at Keiser she was the daughter of the late Otis and Mildred Crawford Bowman and had been a longtime Manila area resident. She was retired from American Greetings in Osceola and had been a longtime member of the Bethany Baptist Church in Manila...
John Wesley Yarbro (01/25/11)
John Wesley Yarbro, age 71 of Manila, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at his home. Born at Portageville, Mo., he was the son of the late Willie Henry and Ethel Wigington Yarbro and had been a Manila area resident for nearly 50 years. He was a retired farmer and was a member of the Blackwater Church of God near Manila...
Peggy Brooks (01/25/11)
Peggy Brooks, 69, of Manila, widow of Jimmy D. Brooks, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila. Guest register is www.HowardFuneralService.com...
Jerry Wayne Wright (01/25/11)
Jerry Wayne Wright, 74, of Benton, died Jan. 19, 2011, in Benton. He was born Aug. 17, 1936, in Manila to J.C. and Dorothy Lee (Odom) Wright. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. He loved horses, and motorcycles. Mr. Wright was a professional truck driver, and of the Baptist faith...
Raymond Nunly (01/25/11)
Raymond Nunly, 79, of Lake City, died Jan. 15, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 22, 1931, he was the son of the late Richard and Thelma Lee Nunly. Mr. Nunly enjoyed baseball games and playing dominoes...
Shirley Jean Leitzen (01/25/11)
Shirley Jean Leitzen, 77, of Manila, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at her home in Manila. Born April 25, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Thelma Dyson Veer and had been a Manila area resident for the past 48 years...
Annette J. Emison (01/25/11)
Annette J. Emison, 93, of Caraway passed from this life on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, at NEA Baptist Hospital. She was born July 22, 1917, in Stillwater, Okla., to Mike and Johannah Koeller Juenger. Mrs. Emison worked at American Greeting and retired from Basler Electric. She was of the Methodist faith...
Juanita Lee (01/18/11)
Juanita Evelyn Patton Lee, 87, of Manila passed from this life on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Aug. 17, 1923, in Paragould to the late Fred and May Minetree Patton. She was a member of the Blackwater Church of God. She enjoyed going to church and being with her church family, reading her Bible, doing puzzles and watching "The Price is Right"...
Alice Alberta "Birdie" Barker (01/18/11)
Alice Alberta "Birdie" Barker, 88, of the Milligan Ridge Community, near Caraway, passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Kennett, Mo., she was the daughter of the late John A. ...
Glen Wade Wood (01/11/11)
Glen Wade Wood, 67, of Caraway, died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at his home. Born May 5, 1943, in Caraway, he was the son of Clifford and Tressie Griggs Wood and had been a longtime Caraway area resident. ...
Lonnie Wilkerson (01/11/11)
Lonnie Wilkerson, 91, of Leachville, died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Wilkerson was born May 2, 1919, to the late James and Mauldie Wilkerson. He was a long time resident of the Leachville area, an avid sportsman who loved hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren. ...
Roy Daniel Rollings (01/11/11)
Roy Daniel Rollings, 61, of Paragould died Monday Jan. 3, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 8, 1949, in Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Louis and Rosella Johnson Rollings. Mr. Rollings enjoyed horse races and fishing and was of the Baptist faith...
James Edward Lyons (01/11/11)
James Edward Lyons, 74, of Caraway, died Dec. 31, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 5, 1936, at Memphis, he was the son of the late John and Mary Scott Lyons. Mr. Lyons enjoyed reading the newspaper and watching football...
Louise Keith (01/11/11)
Louise Keith, 68, of Heth, Ark., died Dec. 30, 2010, at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock. Mrs. Keith was born Aug. 2, 1942, at Luxora to the late Elmer and Cora Sharp. She was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family...
William Louis Hansen (01/11/11)
William Louis Hansen, Jr., 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 30, 2010, at the Poplar Bluff Medical Center. Mr. Hansen was born March 16, 1934, to the late William and Lubina Hansen in Pigeon, Mich...
Mary Alice Cude (01/11/11)
Mary Alice Cude, 77, of Leachville, widow of Bill Cude, passed away Sunday Jan. 9, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville she was the daughter of the late L.M. and Blanche Bishop McClearn and was a lifelong Leachville resident. She loved her life as a farmer's wife and was of the Baptist faith...
Violet Bera Cannon (01/11/11)
Violet Bera Cannon, 87, of Paragould, formerly of New Jersey, died Jan. 4, 2011, at Greene Acres Nursing Home. Mrs. Cannon was born Sept. 7, 1923, in Hazleton, Penn., to the late Valentine and Laura Bera. Her favorite flower was a violet and she loved her coffee and working crossword puzzles...
James Edward Lyons (01/04/11)
James Edward Lyons, 74, of Caraway, died Dec. 31, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born March 5, 1936, at Memphis, he was the son of the late John and Mary Scott Lyons. Mr. Lyons enjoyed reading the newspaper and watching football...
William Louis Hansen (01/04/11)
William Louis Hansen, Jr., 76, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 30, 2010, at the Poplar Bluff Medical Center. Mr. Hansen was born March 16, 1934, to the late William and Lubina Hansen in Pigeon, Mich...
John David Yancey, Sr. (01/04/11)
John David Yancey, Sr., 73, of Manila died Sunday Dec. 26, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 8, 1937, he was the son of the late Floyd and Ditha Bray Yancey and had been a longtime Manila area resident. ...
Maxine Eunice Wadley (01/04/11)
Maxine Eunice Wadley, 80, of Manila died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at her home in Manila. Born in Blytheville, she was the daughter of the late Sarah Elizabeth Kisner and had been a lifelong Manila area resident...
Mary Frances Sparks (01/04/11)
Mary Frances Sparks, 74, of Jonesboro, widow of Ermon Barrett Sparks, died Thursday Dec. 30, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the daughter of the late William Benton Fielder and Mary Lucille White Fielder. Mrs. Sparks was a lifelong Jonesboro resident and a 1953 graduate of Jonesboro High School...
Clarence Rains (01/04/11)
Clarence Rains, 70, of Turrell died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Sept. 16, 1940, at Holland, Ark., he was the son of the late Henry Thomas and Opal Lucille Stane Rains and had been a lifelong resident of the Heafer community near Turrell...
Cynthia Lynn McCain (01/04/11)
Cynthia Lynn McCain, 48, of Manila, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at her home. Born at Leachville she was the daughter of the late Edgar Cecil McCain and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was a 1980 graduate of Manila High School and was of the Baptist faith...
Donnie Don Lampkin (01/04/11)
Donnie Don Lampkin, 66, of Rector, died Sunday Jan. 2, 2011, at his home. Born Jan. 13, 1944 at Bellville, Ark., he was the son of the late Fred and Reba Stankowitz Lampkin. Mr. Lampkin was a longtime resident of Rector and had retired after 24 years from Peerless. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed camping, boating, and hunting...
Thomas Glenn Huff (01/04/11)
Thomas Glenn Huff, 63, of Newport died Dec. 28, 2010, at Harris Hospital. Mr. Huff was born March 31, 1947, in Batesville to the late William and Agnes Huff. Survivors include one brother, Kagle Huff and wife Sharon of Jonesboro; three sisters, Wava Hawkins of Southaven, Miss., Loretta Lance of Batesville and Mary Jane Anselma of Bradford; and a host of nephews, nieces and other family and friends.. ...
Shannon Houk (01/04/11)
Shannon Houk, 46, of Jonesboro died Friday, Dec. 17, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Houk was born Aug. 11, 1965, in Kansas City, Kan., to Virgil and Dorothy Houk. Survivors include his mother; one brother, Steven Houk of St. Joseph, Mo., and one sister, Sherri Downs of Grandview, Mo...
Robert Warren Hill (01/04/11)
Robert Warren Hill, 57, of Paragould, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Hill was born June 22, 1953, to Carl Edwin and Ruby Odell Hill in Roanoke, Vir. Mr. Hill was a master plumber, Vietnam era Army veteran, enjoyed working on cars, and doing any type of work with his hands...
Braxton Nolen Herron (01/04/11)
Braxton Nolen Herron, 21 months, of Manila, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at his home. Born in Blytheville to Timothy O'Neil Batchelor and Michelle Lee Herron, he was a typical little boy who liked dinosaurs, dogs, playing with cars and all types of balls...
Lillian Virginia Hale (01/04/11)
Lillian Virginia Hale, 90, of Manila passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Joiner to Jesse and Viola Melvin Beal, she was the former owner of the City Cafe and the Dime Store in Manila. ...
Herbert Anderson, Sr. (01/04/11)
Herbert Anderson, Sr., 71, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at NEA Baptist Hospital. Mr. Anderson was born Feb. 26, 1939, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Willie Anderson. Mr. Anderson was of the Baptist faith, a carpenter and enjoyed woodworking...