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Obituaries from June 2011

Opal Irene Barham Wallace (06/30/11)
Opal Irene Barham Wallace, 95, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at her home. She was born Nov. 9, 1915, in Black Oak to the late Timothy and Bessie Barham. Mrs. Wallace retired from Brown's Shoe Company in Leachville, but she loved being a farmer's wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and yard work. She was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church...
Raymond Junior Saylors (06/28/11)
Mr. Raymond Junior Saylors, 65, of Marmaduke, Ark., died on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Mr. Saylors was born Jan. 11, 1946, in Delaplaine, Ark., to the late Raymond "Willy" and Littie Levena Saylors. Mr. Saylors was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke, enjoyed gardening, fishing, and raising goats and cattle...
Dorothy Deloris Richardson (06/28/11)
Dorothy Deloris Richardson, 69, of Paragould, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Dorothy was a retired secretary and of the Methodist belief. Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Scott Hicks of Paragould; son, Raymond Parsons, Jr. of Monette; granddaughters, Mandy Trudeau of Jonesboro and Alyssa Mann of Paragould; one sister...
Robert Daniel Fry (06/28/11)
Robert Daniel Fry, 58, of Monette passed away Sunday, June 19, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Sept. 1, 1952, in Monette to the late Jesse and Virgie Fry. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Robert owned and operated Fry Trucking and raised horses and cattle and enjoyed hunting...
Vernus Franklin Despain (06/28/11)
Mr. Vernus Franklin Despain, 75, of Lake City, Ark., died Monday, June 27, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. Born Jan. 30, 1936, in Trumann, Ark., he was the son of the late Charles and Mary Lairson Despain and had been a longtime area resident. ...
Herbert Brewer (06/28/11)
Mr. Herbert Brewer, 62, of Caraway, Ark., died on Friday, June 24, 2011, near Caraway, as the result of an accident. Mr. Brewer was born on March 18, 1949, in Caraway to the late Robert and Flossie Brewer. ...
Ola Mae Morgan Brazil (06/28/11)
Ola Mae Morgan Brazil, 80, of Mabelvale, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. She was born south of Manila on Feb. 14, 1931, to the late Connie and Victoria Morgan. She was a member of Ironton Baptist Church. She was a 1949 graduate of Manila High School. She loved watching humming birds, watching The Cardinals play ball and reading her Bible...
Jerry Donald Bowman (06/28/11)
Jerry Donald Bowman, 66, of Osceola entered into rest Sunday, June 26, 2011. He was born Feb. 12, 1945 in Osceola, Ark., to Otis and Mildred Bowman. He was a butcher at Food Giant in Osceola and a member of Westside Baptist Church...
Humbert Arce (06/28/11)
Mr. Humbert Arce, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Born May 16, 1931, in Tucson, Ariz., he was the son of the late Bert and Rita Bedoya Arce and had been a longtime resident of Tucson, Ariz., and worked at the Space Tech Lab for 29 years in California. ...
Barbara Ann Jones (06/21/11)
Ms. Barbara Ann Jones, 75, of Paragould, died Saturday, June 18, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Ms. Jones was born on May 16, 1936, in Cadillac, Mich., to the late Woodrow Wilson and Rosanna Augusta Scott. Ms. Jones was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and attended meetings in Paragould, loved to travel, enjoyed shopping for shoes and jewelry, preaching work, and loved her dogs...
James Oscar Myres (06/21/11)
James Oscar Myres, 44 of Rector, Arkansas, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born Dec. 30, 1966, in Piggott, Arkansas, he was the son of Mr. James and Dorothy White Myres and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. Myres was employed by Roy Owens Construction Company, who valued him as an excellent employee...
Kenneth Eugene Doyle, Sr. (06/21/11)
Mr. Kenneth Eugene Doyle, Sr., 75, of Pocahontas, Ark., died on Thursday, June 16, 2011, at his home. Mr. Doyle was born on Oct. 25, 1935, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late James Frank Philip and Maudie Mae Creel Doyle. Mr. Doyle was a member of the West Ridge Church of Christ, enjoyed woodworking, gardening and was an avid Cardinal baseball fan...
Jo Ann Kettler (06/21/11)
Mrs. Jo Ann Kettler, 67, of Paragould, died Sunday, June 19, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mrs. Kettler was born Oct. 5, 1943 in Johnstown, Penn., to the late Paul and Lillian Hemming. Mrs. Kettler was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed crocheting, working word and number search puzzles, a good cook, and was formerly of Chesaning, Mich...
Barney Pete Elliott (06/21/11)
Steele, Mo. Barney Pete Elliott, 83 of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at his home. Born Sept. 12, 1927, he was the son of the late Taugh and Nellie Elliott and had been a long time area resident. Mr. Elliott enjoyed fishing, gardening and loved animals...
Rudy Lasater (06/16/11)
Rudy Lasater, age 63 of Manila, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. The widow of Mr. Douglas Lasater, Rudy was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First Assembly of God...
Barney Pete Elliott (06/16/11)
Barney Pete Elliott, 83 of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at his home. Born Sept. 12, 1927, he was the son of the late Taugh and Nellie Elliott and had been a long time area resident. Mr. Elliott enjoyed fishing, gardening and loved animals...
John L. Baldridge (06/16/11)
Mr. John L. Baldridge, age 85, of Leachville, died Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Childress, Arkansas he was the son of the late Robert Porter and Gracie Sipes Baldridge and had lived most of his life in the Leachville area. ...
Stirl E. Thomas (06/15/11)
Mr. Stirl E. Thomas, age 66 of Arbyrd, Mo., died Thursday, June 9, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born in Detroit, Mich., he was a retired auto mechanic and had lived most of his life in Caraway...
Lillian Eva Walker (06/15/11)
Lillian Eva Walker, age 90, of Meridian, Calif., formerly of northeast Arkansas areas including, Gosnell, West Memphis and Manila, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at the Willows Care Center in Willows, Calif. ...
Danny Filo Thomas (06/15/11)
Danny Filo Thomas 58, of Clinton, Ark., passed away Monday, June 6, 2011. He was born Oct. 29, 1952 at Leachville to Filo and Cordia (Miller) Thomas. Danny leaves a wife and three children, not to mention eight grandchildren, 10 brothers, and six sisters. ...
Allen Dale Rogers (06/15/11)
Allen Dale Rogers, age 55 of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday, June 12, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro following a short but courageous battle with brain cancer. ...
Rudy Lasater (06/15/11)
Rudy Lasater, age 63 of Manila, died Monday, June 13, 2011, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. The widow of Mr. Douglas Lasater, Rudy was a lifelong Manila resident and a member of the First Assembly of God. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila. Guest register @www.HowardFuneralService.com...
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson (06/15/11)
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson, age 77 of Crown Point, Indiana, formerly of Manila, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the St. Margaret Mercy Hospital in Dyer, Indiana. Born January 23, 1934, he was the son of the late R.V. ...
Lizzie Barnes (06/15/11)
Mrs. Lizzie Barnes, age 76, of Monette, passed from this life Saturday, June 11, 2011, at her home. Born at Lepanto, she was the daughter of the late Elvin and Bertha Black King and had lived most of her life in Leachville. She was the widow of Mr. J.L. Barnes and was a retired babysitter. Mrs. Barnes was of the Baptist Faith and had lived in Monette for the past four years...
Carol June Wells (06/07/11)
Carol June Wells, 70, of Leachville, died early Friday, June 3, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Black Oak she was the daughter of the late Jess and Lucille Woods Wilcox and was a 1958 graduate of Monette High School. ...
Jerry Wayne Ward (06/07/11)
Jerry Wayne Ward, 54 of Rives, Mo., died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at his home. Born Feb. 15, 1957, at Hornersville, Mo., he was the son of Durham and Ima Nunnery Ward and had been a lifelong area resident. ...
Tommie Janell Wakefield (06/07/11)
Tommie Janell Wakefield, 56, of Marion, Ark., died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at her home after a brave battle with cancer. Born Jan. 30, 1955, in Jonesboro, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Glen and Victoria Barnett Cagle. Mrs. Wakefield was an avid reader and was of the Baptist faith...
Justin Whitney Roberts (06/07/11)
Mr. Justin Whitney Roberts, 21, of Salem, Ark., died on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at White River Medical Center. Mr. Roberts was born Oct. 7, 1989, in Jonesboro, to Floyd Wayne and Patricia Tice Roberts. Mr. Roberts was of the Baptist faith, worked for Cell Star, graduated from Harrisburg High School, loved children, enjoyed football, fishing, and swimming...
Jack Lee (06/07/11)
Jack Lee, 77, of Hornersville, Mo., died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at the NHC Healthcare in Kennett, Mo., after a prolonged illness. Born March 19, 1934, in Binger, Okla., to the late Jimmie O. Lee and Ruby Morris Lee, he was a lifelong Hornersville area resident. ...
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson (06/07/11)
Hershel "Hoyt" Johnson, 77, of Crown Point, Ind., formerly of Manila, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the St. Margaret Mercy Hospital in Dyer, Ind. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Howard Funeral Service of Manila. Guest register is www.HowardFuneralService.com...
John Angus Dayton (06/07/11)
John Angus Dayton, 56 of Paragould, died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Birmingham, Ala., he was the son of the late Edward John and Violet Howard Dayton and had been a long-time area resident. He enjoyed fishing, cooking and spending time with friends...