Obituaries from June 2012
Maxine Kathleen Rowley
Maxine Kathleen Rowley, 83, of Leachville, passed from this life, Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Ravenden, she was the daughter of the late R.G. and Lena Harris Perry and the widow of Donald Rowley. ...
Wilburn I. "Mike" Pillow
Wilburn I. "Mike" Pillow, 81, of Joliet, Ill., formerly of Lisle, lll., passed away, Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, Ill. He was born March 21, 1931, in Paragould Ark...
Ralph Eugene "Gene" Layman
Ralph Eugene "Gene" Layman, Sr., 87, of Aurora, Ill, passed away Monday, June 18, 2012, in Woodland Park, Colo., with family by his side. Ralph was born Jan. 5, 1925 in Caraway, Ark., the son of Alfred and Goldie (Harlan) Layman. He was united in marriage May 22, 1943, to his high school sweetheart, Elfrieda Endicott, and they remained married until her death in 2005...
Dorothy Marie Wigginton
Mrs. Dorothy Marie Wigginton, 73, of Manila, Ark., died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at her home. Born March 26, 1939, in Victoria, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Arlie and Grace Bradford Humble and was a homemaker and longtime area resident. Mrs. Wigginton was a member of the Carroll's Corner Church of the Lord Jesus Christ and enjoyed going to church and being with family and friends...
Janet Lee Stone
Janet Lee Stone was born July 13, 1964, in Chicago, Ill., and passed from this life June 15, 2012, at her home in Manila. She was the daughter of the late David Stone and had been a longtime Manila resident. She was a former employee of White's Shoe Factory of Manila and Adams Land Company in Leachville...
Bobby Richard Misner
Bobby Richard Misner, 70, of Manila, died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at his home. Born at Franklin, Mo., he was the son of the late Marion Richard and Ester Briggs Misner. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and a retired postmaster having served in Obion, Tenn., Newbern, Tenn., and Ripley, Tenn., before making his home in Manila in 2003...
Freeman Junior Malloy
Freeman Junior Malloy, 83, of Manila, passed from this life June 14, 2012, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Freeman John Malloy and Agnes Andrews Pickett, and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and was a retired pallet manufacturer for Bush Canning Co., formerly of Blytheville...
Letha Jane Veach
Corning Letha Jane Veach, 105, of Corning, former longtime Manila resident and widow of Mr. Roy Veach, passed from this life Monday June 4, 2012, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late David and Ollie Moore Rice. ...
Artie Irene Earnhart
Artie Irene Earnhart, 85, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2012 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born May 23, 1927, in Sallisaw, Okla., to the late Samuel and Minnie Andrews. Mrs. Earnhart lived most of her life in Black Oak and was a homemaker and retired employee of Basler Electric in Caraway, member of the Black Oak Extension Homemakers Club and Black Oak Baptist Church. ...
Mary Irene Davidson Armstrong
Mary Irene Davidson Armstrong passed away in her sleep Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Gig Harbor, Wash. Irene was born Dec. 22, 1918, in Oil Trough, Ark., to Pherba Isabelle (Nolan) and Jesse Lee Davidson...
Floyd E. Williamson
Floyd E. Williamson, 85, passed away Sunday, May 27, 2012 in Jonesboro. He was born June 20, 1926, in Bay to the late Laland "L.L." and Lucille Hogan Williamson and lived most of his life in Monette and Leachville. He served in the Army during World War II in the Philippines and Japan. He enjoyed working on automobiles and flying his plane. He retired from Aycock Pontiac in Jonesboro...
Kate (Handley) Harrell, a good and faithful servant, passed from this life on Monday, May 28, 2012 at age 82. She was the beloved wife for 50 years of Roy G. Harrell, Sr.; beloved mother of R. Glenn (Darla) Harrell, Jr.; loving grandmother of Emily Pearl and Cody Wyatt Harrell, dear sister of Dora (the late Levie) Essary and the late Gladys (Fate) Watt, Sam (Esther) Handley, Lillie (Paul) McCulough, Robert (Jeffrie) Handley and Cloyd (Nettie) Handley, dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin and dear friend to many.. ...