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Obituaries from October 2011

Shari Montgomery Stewart (10/25/11)
Shari Stewart, 61, of Robertsdale, Ala., peacefully passed away Oct. 19, 2011, at Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, Fla., after a courageous fight against breast cancer. Shari was born April 11, 1950, in Macey to the late Bland and Mabel Harrell Stewart. ...
Naomi Irene Ross (10/25/11)
Naomi Irene Ross, 81, of Kennett, Mo., died Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at her home. Born Jan. 18, 1930, in Cotton Plant, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Hiram Rolland and Daisy Edwards Ross. ...
Kensie Noyes Laffoon (10/25/11)
Ms. Kensie Noyes Laffoon, 91, of Paragould, Ark., died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at the Craighead Nursing Center. Ms. Laffoon was born Aug. 18, 1920, in Perdue, Ala., to the late Benjamin Franklin and Ada Cordelia Laffoon. ...
JoAnn Elizabeth Rogers (10/25/11)
Mrs. JoAnn Elizabeth Rogers, 79, of Paragould, former longtime Leachville resident, passed away Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. She was born at Paragould to the late Ray and Hazel Davis Carter. ...
David Alan Garner (10/25/11)
David Alan Garner, 50, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Oct. 20, 2011, at his home after a brave battle with cancer. Mr. Garner was born Oct. 29, 1960, in St. Louis, Mo., to John and Cynthia Thomas Garner. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and pottery...
Julie Denise Tarver (10/18/11)
Julie Denise Tarver, 33, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at her home. Born in Blytheville, she was the daughter of the late Jimmie Wayne McDole and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was a 1996 graduate of Manila High School and was a nurse at the Wagner Medical Clinic. Julie was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila...
Stephen Jared Shaneyfelt (10/18/11)
Stephen Jared Shaneyfelt, 28, of Gobler, Mo., passed from this life Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Born at Blytheville he was a 2001 graduate of Senath-Hornersville High School and was employed by Daniels Farms in Rives, Mo...
Terry Ramsey (10/18/11)
Terry Ramsey, 63, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at his residence. He was born Sept. 24, 1948, to Camille Mangrum Ramsey and the late Elvin Ramsey. He was a resident of Manila until 1992 when he moved to Caraway. ...
James Harold Sonny Hitchcock (10/18/11)
James Harold Hitchcock, 70, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011, at his residence. He was born May 21, 1941, in Lambert, Miss., to the late James Chester Hitchcock and was raised in the Manila and Osceola areas. He had been a longtime Florida resident before making his home in Manila 13 years ago. He was a retired farmer and of the Baptist faith...
Ruby Doris Atkinson (10/18/11)
Ruby Doris Atkinson, 92, of Paragould, passed away Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. She was born Sept. 14, 1919, to Will and Fannie Freeman in Marmaduke, Ark. She was of Baptist faith, she liked to sew, make dresses and loved to bake and cook for the family. She loved talking about the Bible...
Sadie Louise Allmon (10/18/11)
Mrs. Sadie Louise Allmon, 67, of Blytheville, Ark., died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011, at her home after a brave battle with cancer. Mrs. Allmon was born Nov. 19, 1943, in Lafe, Ark., to the late Rupert Barney and Hazel Lorene Lake Williams. ...
Greg Adams (10/18/11)
Greg Adams, 47, of Hernando, Miss., died Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 in Memphis, Tenn. Born at West Memphis, Ark., he was the son of the late Dr. George Adams and had lived most of his life in Marked Tree. ...
Robert David Steele (10/11/11)
Robert David Steele, 34, passed away Friday, Sept. 30, 2011. He was born July 15, 1977, in Jonesboro. David was a graduate of Trumann High School where he played football and set the state bench press record for the 220 pound division. He proudly served his country as an Airborne Ranger in the United State Army. He was a farmer and a member of Monette First Baptist Church. David loved and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was avid about physical fitness and loved animals...
Kenneth Gerald Baugh (10/11/11)
Kenneth Gerald Baugh, 77, of Leachville, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Malden, Mo., he was raised in Leachville and was a 1955 graduate of Leachville High School. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired lieutenant with the Missouri Department of Corrections in Potosi, Mo., with more than 25 years of service. He moved back to Leachville in 1996 and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...
Rebecca Ann McFall (10/06/11)
Rebecca Ann McFall, 52, of Jonesboro, formerly of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the daughter of the late John and Melissa Foster Choate and had been a longtime Manila resident before making her home in Jonesboro in 2009...
Mark Anthony Decker (10/07/11)
Mr. Mark Anthony Decker, 46, of Rives, Mo., died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, at Kennett, Mo., after a long illness. Mr. Decker was born Feb. 8, 1965, in Rives, Mo., to Leroy and Barbara Decker. He was a member of the Church of Christ and a truck driver. His children meant everything to him, he loved motorcycles and visiting with family and friends...
Anna Mae Watkins (10/06/11)
Anna Mae Watkins, 101, of Texarkana, Ark., formerly of Caraway and Manila, Ark., passed away Oct. 5, 2011, at her home. Mrs. Watkins was born Feb. 12, 1910, in Craighead County, Ark. She was a member of Beech Street First Baptist Church and past Grand Electa and Worthy Matron of Eastern Star...
Gladys Whitehead (10/05/11)
Gladys Whitehead, 61, of Manila, passed from this life Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Lovie and Gladys Inez Griffin Cooper and had been a lifelong Manila resident. Gladys was a longtime member of the Apostolic Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Leachville...
Jerry Wayne Johnston (10/06/11)
Mr. Jerry Wayne Johnston, 62, of Paragould, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. Mr. Johnston was born April 18, 1949 in Paragould to the late General Jack and Lottie Velena Johnston. He loved reading the Bible (especially John 15), fishing, horses, and he established the Black Horse Reservation...
Kenneth Keith Roussel (10/04/11)
Mr. Kenneth Keith Roussel, III, 38, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, in Bowling Green, Mo., after a brave battle with cancer. Mr. Roussel was born June 20, 1973, to Kenneth Keith Roussel, Jr. and Janie Mosely Roussel. He was a member of the Church of Christ and loved to fish, travel, read, and race cars...
Helen Ollie Knight Baxley Mondy (10/04/11)
Helen Ollie Knight Baxley Mondy, 90, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, at her residence. She was born Nov. 10, 1920, at Carmi Corner to the late James and Nola Knight. Mrs. Mondy was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Leachville, where she played the organ and piano for many years. ...
James "Jim" Arthur Hester (10/04/11)
James "Jim" Arthur Hester, 53, of Steele, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 6, 1957, in Memphis, he was the son of the late James and Stella Slaten Hester. ...
Charles "Bud" Bedford Fletcher (10/04/11)
Charles "Bud" Bedford Fletcher, 78, of Bay, Ark., died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born in Jonesboro, he was the son of the late Ernest and Faye Bettis Fletcher and had been a long time area resident. ...
Coye Dale Cunningham (10/04/11)
Coye Dale Cunningham, 69, of Monette entered into rest Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011. Born Jan. 2, 1942 in Arkana, Ark., to Lloyd and Bertha Cunningham, he was a member of Black Oak Baptist Church and retired from American Greetings...