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Obituaries from March 2011

Mary Sue Wilson (03/29/11)
Mary Sue Wilson, 72, of Leachville, died Sunday, March 27, 2011, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in the Childress Community she was the daughter of the late Jack Howell and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
David Wayne Russell, Sr. (03/29/11)
David Wayne Russell, Sr., 58, of Lake City, died March 22, 2011, at his home. Born Sept. 30, 1952, he was the son of Thurlow Wayne and Elizabeth Kosten Russell and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. ...
Dorothy Irene Cobb (03/29/11)
Dorothy Irene Cobb, 87, of Lake City, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City. She was born July 28, 1923, to the late Albert L. and Allie Mae Berry Johnson. Irene was a member of the Monette Church of Christ. ...
Wincle Marie Clayton (03/29/11)
Miss Wincle Marie Clayton, age 79 of Leachville, passed away Sunday March 27, 2011, at her home. Born at Heber Springs, she was the daughter of the late Robie and Gertie Goff Clayton and had been a Leachville resident for the past 62 years. Miss Clayton was of the Pentecostal faith...
James Howard Glidewell (03/22/11)
Mr. James Howard Glidewell, 59, of Monette, died on Monday, March 21, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Glidewell was born on July 30, 1951 in Campbell, Mo., to James C. and Margaret Thomas Glidewell. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caraway, a retired State Trooper, enjoyed hunting, collecting guns and knives, and spending time with his family...
Donald Ray Blocker (03/22/11)
Donald Ray Blocker, 68, of Conway, formerly of Leachville died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at his home. Born in Arbyrd, Mo., he was the son of the late Lawrence Jack and Eva Dee Coburn Blocker and was a former Leachville resident where he was employed by Brown shoe Company. ...
Rev. James Franklin Lovelady, Sr. (03/22/11)
Reverend James Franklin Lovelady, Sr., age 64, of Blytheville, died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Clear Lake Community near Blytheville, he was the son of the late Elliot F. ...
Lester R. Passmore (03/22/11)
Mr. Lester R. Passmore, Jr., died Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Mr. Passmore was born Aug. 7, 1946 in Jonesboro, Ark., to the late Lester R. Passmore, Sr. and Floy Sowell Passmore. Mr. Passmore was of the Baptist faith, an avid fisherman, retired from Hytrol after 33 years, and treasured his time with his family and grandchildren...
Cheryl Renee Penix (03/15/11)
Cheryl Renee Penix, 31, of Leachville, died Friday, March 11, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Osceola she had lived much of her life in Manila and had been a Leachville resident for the past two years. Cheryl was preceded in death by her brother, Marty Eddings...
Bobby White (03/15/11)
Bobby Lynn White, 79, of Manila, passed from this life early Saturday, March 12, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Albert and Oshia Shedd White and was a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Marsha Lynn Rushing (03/15/11)
Marsha Lynn Rushing, 43, of Leachville, died Thursday, March 10, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at St. Louis, Mo., she had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charlie and Fannie Burks, an aunt, Norma Jean Bunch, and an uncle, Charles Burks, Jr...
Orvil Lee Robertson (03/15/11)
Leachville Orvil Lee Robertson, 82, of Leachville, died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at his home. Born at Batesville, Ark., he was the son of the late William C. and Frankie Ada Hodges Robertson and had lived most of his life in the Leachville and Monette areas. ...
Octavia "Marie" Fortner (03/15/11)
Octavia "Marie" Fortner, 76, of Burdette, died on March 12, 2011, at Great River Medical Center. Ms. Fortner was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Hot Springs. She was a long time resident of Burdette and was retired from the Mississippi County Tax Assessors office...
Bobby Joe Bartholomew (03/15/11)
Bobby Joe Bartholomew, 72, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., died Monday, March 7, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born June 23, 1938, in Blytheville, the son of Marion "Joe" and Roberta Graham Shackelford Bartholomew. He and Kathleen McMasters were married Dec. 21, 1960, in Manila...
Mildred Murphy Andrews (03/15/11)
Mildred Murphy Andrews, 93, of Hardy, died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehab in Ash Flat. She was a homemaker and a retired secretary. She is survived by her two sons, William Andrews of Little Rock and Allan Andrews of Blytheville, and a grandson, Stephan Andrews...
Mable Louise Adams (03/15/11)
Mrs. Mable Louise Adams, 67, of Osceola, died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at St. Bernards Hopital in Jonesboro. Born at Halltown, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Berten and Liddie Fraizer Brewer and was a longtime area resident. ...
Ruth Berneta Riggs (03/08/11)
Ruth Berneta Riggs, 85, of Jonesboro, formerely of Manila, died Thursday March 3, 2011, at the Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila she was the daughter of the late George Washington and Alta B. Knott Bunch and had been a lifelong Manila resident before making her home in Jonesboro in 1998...
Raymond Lee "Goob" Clayton (03/08/11)
Raymond Lee "Goob" Clayton, 66, of Leachville, died Thursday March 3, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Heber Springs he was the son of the late Robie B. and Gertie Goff Clayton and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident...
Ruby Stone (03/01/11)
Ruby Smith Stone, 81, of Leachville, died Friday Feb. 25, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Mary Rouse Smith and had been a lifelong area resident...
James Eugene Son (03/01/11)
James Eugene Son, 83, of Manila, formerly of Lepanto, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in Manila Nursing Center. He was of the Church of Christ faith and a master plumber and a Navy World War II veteran...
Betty Jean Shelton (03/01/11)
Betty Jean Shelton, 83, of Manila, widow of Gene Shelton, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at the Manila Nursing Center. Born in Batesville, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Lena King Holt and had been a Manila resident since 1936. She was a 1945 graduate of Manila High School and was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church...
William Ronald "Ronnie" Laffoon (03/01/11)
William Ronald "Ronnie" Laffoon, 71, of Leachville, passed from this life Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Dermott, he was the son of the late Duford Jewell and Norvell Mason Laffoon and had been a Leachville resident for over 60 years. ...