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Obituaries from May 2011

Carl Raymond Neal (05/31/11)
Carl Raymond Neal, 49, of Trumann, died Thursday, May 26, 2001, at his home. Born at Hughes, Ark., he was the son of the late Charles Henry Neal and was raised in the Leachville and Monette areas. He had lived much of his life in Jonesboro and had been a Trumann resident for the past year. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Trumann...
Estus Calvin Williams (05/31/11)
Estus Calvin Williams, 81, of Leachville, died Wednesday, May 25, 20011, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Pontotoc, Miss., he was the son of the late Amory and Limmie Louise Ramsey Williams and had been a Leachville resident for most of his life. ...
Vailima S. Knight (05/31/11)
Mrs. Vailima S. Knight, 77, of Dell, passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Born at Dell, she was the daughter of the late Dewey and Pearl Magers Sheppard and was a lifetime Dell resident. ...
Jerald Deloy Fletcher (05/31/11)
Jerald Deloy Fletcher, 82, of Jonesboro, died Friday, May 27, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mr. Fletcher was born July 25, 1928 at Lake City to the late Sparley and Lela Fletcher. He was a member of the University Heights Baptist Church, enjoyed fishing, camping, and spending time with his family and friends...
Wendell Eddie Ashabranner (05/31/11)
Wendell Eddie Ashabranner, 52, of Manila, died Friday, May 27, 2011, at his home. Born at Blytheville he was the son of Jessie and the late Eddie D. Ashabranner and had lived most of his life in Manila. ...
Olibia Woodward (05/24/11)
Mr. Olibia Woodward, 70, of Paragould, our Dad and our Mother's first love, went to be with our Lord on May 19, 2011, at his home surrounded by family. Mr. Woodward was born Feb. 18, 1941, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late John and Violet Woodward. ...
Franklin Ladon Rice (05/24/11)
Franklin Ladon Rice, 69, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday May 22, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Ancil and LaNell Cossey Rice and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. ...
Jimmy R. Hathcock (05/24/11)
Jimmy R. Hathcock of Burleson, Texas, formerly of Blytheville, passed away Sunday, March 27, 2011, after a short battle with cancer. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at Blackwater Church of God, CR 474, Manila...
Herschel "Cooter" Brown (05/24/11)
Herschel "Cooter" Brown, 65, of Walnut Ridge, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 4, 1945 at Rivervale, he was the son of Howard and Violet (Jones) Brown. He was a farmer and of the Baptist belief...
Paul Jake Robbins (05/18/11)
Paul Jake Robbins, age 86 of Manila, prominent area businessman, entered eternity on May 17, 2011. Born Aug. 20, 1924, at Timms Point, near Manila, he was the son of the late Bertie L. and Josephine Rice Robbins and was a lifelong area resident. ...
Beulah Mae Steen (05/17/11)
Ms. Beulah Mae Steen, 72, of Trumann, died Friday, May 13, 2011, at her home. Ms. Steen was born Nov. 7, 1938, in Harrogate, Ark., to the late Vernie and Dolly Sharp. Ms. Steen was of the Pentecostal faith, enjoyed playing bingo, and spending time with her family and friends...
Billy Ray Files (05/17/11)
Billy Ray Files, 77, of Monette, former longtime Marked Tree area resident, died Sunday May 8, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born June 6, 1933, in Clinton, Ark., he was the son of the late Otto and Martha Bench Files, had been a Monette resident since 1985 and was retired from Akins Farms in Monette...
Regina Lee Bandy (05/17/11)
Regina Lee Bandy, 70, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, April 11, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 31, 1940, at Nettleton, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Kitty Josephine Knight Holt and was a longtime area resident. Mrs. Bandy was a member of the Southside Apostolic Church in Jonesboro...
Bettye Wallace (05/10/11)
Bettye Wallace, age 80 of Manila, widow of Wayne Wallace, died Thursday, May 5, 2011, at Manila Nursing Center. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Mae Allen Parker and had been a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Myrtle Necie Cornish Smith (05/10/11)
Monette -- Mrs. Myrtle Necie Cornish Smith, 90, passed away Saturday, April 30,2011 at the Manila Nursing Center. She was a life-long resident of Monette, born on October 2, 1920, to the late Harve and Necie Townsend Cornish. ...
Max Henrichs Schrader (05/10/11)
Max Henrichs Schrader, age 82, of Manila, passed from this life early Thursday, May 5, 2011, at his home. Born at Scotch Grove, Iowa (Wayne Township) he was the son of the late Albert and Mabel Henrichs Schrader and had been a Manila resident for most of his life. ...
Billy Files (05/10/11)
Billy Files, age 77, of Monette, died late Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Leachville...
Gaylon C. Castleman (05/10/11)
California -- Gaylon C. Castleman passed to his eternal life on April 28, 2011. He was born in Manila in 1936. Gaylon was preceded in death by his parents Inez and Elmer, and his brothers, Laudell, Ell, Clell, Carl, James Elmer Jr., and Billy Jean...
Kenneth Wayne Luff (05/03/11)
Kenneth Wayne Luff, 63, of Jonesboro, formerly of Caraway, departed this life Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was the Senior Class President of Caraway High School in 1965. He served in the Air Force from 1966-70. He was medically retired from American Greetings where he was a supervisor for 36 years. He was a member of the Caraway Baptist Church...
Harold Walker (05/03/11)
Harold A. Walker, 82, of Paragould, died Friday, April 29, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Blytheville, he was the son of the late James Arthur and Dora Kent Walker and had been a Paragould resident for the past 24 years. Mr. Walker was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a former Flushing, Mich., resident where he retired from General Motors Corp...
Tommy Lee Walker (05/03/11)
Tommy Lee Walker of Fayette, Ala., was born April 2, 1947, and died April 24, 2011. Survivors include his wife, Linda Walker; mother, Bertha Walker Sparkman of Monette; sons, Tim Walker, Tommy Lee Walker, Jr., D.W. ...
Simmie Junior Berry (05/03/11)
Simmie Junior Berry, 73, of Caraway, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, April 27, 2011, surrounded by his loving family and friends after fighting a long, courageous battle with cancer. ...
Katherine Berniece Baker (05/03/11)
Katherine Berniece Baker, 84, of Manila, passed from this life Friday, April 29, 2011, at the Manila Nursing Center. She was the daughter of the late William P. and Mary Jane McDole Holsclaw, widow of longtime Deputy Sheriff Lee Baker, and a lifelong Manila resident. She was a homemaker and a member of the Bethany Baptist Church...