Obituaries from April 2011
Deloris Fleetwood, 81, of Monette passed away Monday, April 25, 2011, at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Oct. 9, 1929, in Monette to the late Jinks and Abbie Cornish. She was a retired beautician and homemaker. Mrs. Deloris was a member of the Mt. Pleasant General Baptist Church and loved to work in her garden and yard...
Edward Lee Mullins
Edward Lee Mullins, Sr. age 61 of Oklahoma City, Okla., died, after a brave battle with cancer, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at his home. Born August 11, 1949, in Dyess, Ark., he was the son of the late Arther and Frances Frazier Mullins and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Loraine Holman Philhours
Mrs. Loraine Holman Philhours, age 88, of Jonesboro, widow of Mr. David Philhours and former longtime Manila resident, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. ...
Erma Lee Watkins
Mrs. Erma Lee Watkins, 91, of Leachville, passed from this life Friday April 22, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born near Valley Springs, Ark., she was the daughter of the late J. ...
Wilford C. Sullinger
Wilford C. Sullinger, 71, of Pocahontas, died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas. Born Jan, 22, 1940, in Dalton, he was the son of the late Lee Ora and Lorrell Rice Sullinger and was a longtime area resident...
Tommy Dean Roach
Tommy Dean Roach, 49, of Clarkton, Mo., formerly of Manila, died Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Southaven, Miss. Born at Helena, he was the son of the late Betty June Deason Brown and had lived most of his life in this area. He was a 1980 graduate of Manila High School and was a loan officer for A&A Finance Company in Kennett. He was a member of Stanfield Missionary Baptist Church...
Thomas Daniel Yearry
Thomas Daniel Yearry, 52, of Paragould, died Tuesday April 12, 2011 at his home. Born June 12, 1958 at Paris, Tenn., he was the son of Jesse and Bobby Jones Yearry and had been a longtime Paragould resident. He enjoyed working on cars and was of the Pentecostal faith...
Margie Evelyn Hudson
Mrs. Margie Evelyn Hudson, 84, of Paragould died Monday, April 11, 2011, at her home. Mrs. Hudson was born Dec. 12, 1926, in Caruthersville, Mo., to the late Robert and Lily Queen Hudson. She was of the Pentecostal faith, a long time resident of Keiser, enjoyed watching soap operas, cooking, collecting angels and dolls, and spending time with her family and friends...
Betty Jo Grimes
Betty Jo "Wilson" Grimes, 63, of Paragould, AR. passed away at St. Vincent's in Little Rock Saturday, April 16, 2011 of natural causes. She was born September 3, 1947 in Leachville, AR to W.O and Winnie Fay Wilson...
Margie Evelyn Hudson
Mrs. Margie Evelyn Hudson, 84, of Paragould died on Monday, April 11, 2011, at her home. Mrs. Hudson was born on Dec. 12, 1926, in Caruthersville, Mo., to the late Robert and Lily Queen Hudson. She was of the Pentecostal Faith, a long time resident of Keiser, enjoyed watching soap operas, cooking, collecting angels and dolls, and spending time with her family and friends...
Alice Rolland Estes
Alice Rolland Estes, 95, formerly of Monette passed away Friday, April 8, 2011, at Lakeside Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 9, 1915, in Letona to the late William and Pearl Pearce. She was homemaker and was a member of the Monette Assembly of God...
Mr. Bondail Austin, age 69, of Leachville, passed away Tuesday April 5, 2011, at his home. Born at Senath, Mo., he was the son of the late Shirel and Hazel Wiser Austin and was a lifelong Leachville resident. Mr. Austin was a retired machinist and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Leachville...
Gerald Albert VanKirk
Mr. Gerald Albert VanKirk, 66, of Lake City, died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at his home. Mr. VanKirk was born on Feb. 28, 1945, in Pierson, Mich., to the late James Russell and Addie Elizabeth VanKirk. ...
Mary V. Grant
Mary V. Grant, age 89, of Leachville, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Cash she was the daughter of the late Walter and Cora Lamb and had lived most of her life in Monette. She was the widow of Mr. Virgil Grant and had been a Leachville resident for over 30 years. She was of the Assembly of God Faith...
Bobby Wayne Copeland
Mr. Bobby Wayne Copeland, 53, of Osceola, died Thursday, March 31, 2011. Mr. Copeland was born on Sept. 16, 1957, in Osceola, to Bobby Jean and Delois Langston Copeland. Mr. Copeland was a member of the Carroll Corner Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, a retired custodian from the Osceola school system, he enjoyed watching cartoons and westerns, and taking care of his family...