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Obituaries from September 2012

Charlotte Owen Deaton (09/25/12)
Charlotte Owen Deaton, infant daughter of John and Danna Scott Deaton of Manila, was born July 23, 2012, in Little Rock. She was a living reminder of God's Grace. Charlotte spent 59 days of her 60 day life at the Arkansas Children's Hospital. ...
Carl Ray Warren (09/25/12)
Carl Ray Warren, 56, of Leachville, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Blytheville he was the son of the late J.H. "Jr." and Mary Virginia Rush Warren and had lived most of his life in Leachville. ...
Carolyn Sue VanRavenswaay (09/25/12)
Carolyn Sue VanRavenswaay, 70, of Newport, widow of Rev. Henry VanRavenswaay, passed from this life Friday, Sept. 21, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Tupelo, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Gentry and Evelyn David Due and attended Augusta High School. ...
Jack Poyner (09/25/12)
Mr. Jack Poyner, 72, of Bald Knob, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, after a battle with cancer. Mr. Poyner was born Dec. 8, 1939, in Farrenburg, Mo., to the late Willy Ensely and Cornelia Virginia Poyner. Mr. Poyner was of the Baptist faith and served his country in the Army. He was an avid outdoorsman and a mechanical genius...
Willie Gene McFarland (09/25/12)
Willie Gene McFarland, 75, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Alex and Marie Ferguson McFarland and was raised in Flint, Mich., where he attended Bendle High School. ...
Shirley Ann Campbell (09/19/12)
Shirley Ann Campbell, 80, of Kennett, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett. She was the daughter of the late Roland and Jennie Cross Chambers and had been a lifelong Kennett resident. She was the former owner/operator of Campbell Beauty shop and a lifelong member of the First Assembly of God in Kennett...
Linda Sue Staggs Lester (09/18/12)
Mrs. Linda Sue Staggs Lester, 62, of Manila passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila, she was the daughter of the late Erbie Staggs and was a lifelong Manila resident...
Margaret Ellen Fletcher (09/18/12)
Margaret Ellen Fletcher, 96, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born Aug. 14, 1916 at Black Oak to the late Roscoe and Martha Whitley. Mrs. Fletcher was a member of the Caraway Church of Christ. ...
Robert Doyle Roberson (09/11/12)
Robert Doyle Roberson, 69, of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.He was born Sept. 29, 1943, to the late Jim and Rener Roberson. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Carol, five sisters and three brothers...
Dovie Irene Lambert (09/11/12)
Dovie Irene Lambert, 94, of Paragould, former Leachville resident and widow of Mr. R.V. Lambert, died Thursday Sept. 6, 2012, at Greene Acres Nursing Center in Paragould. Born at Sulphur Rock, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Sam and Dora Martin Smith and had been a Leachville resident before making her home in Paragould over 60 years ago. ...
LaVerne Hampton (09/11/12)
LaVerne Hampton, 96, of Manila, passed from this life, Monday Sept. 3, 2012 at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Morehouse, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Vernon and Maude Bryant Crawford and had lived most of her life in the Manila area. ...
Carol Ann Borden (09/11/12)
Carol Ann Borden, 65, of Osceola, passed from this life Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at Baptist Hospital-East in Memphis, Tenn. Born at St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Myer and had been a longtime St. Louis resident before making her home in Osceola 20 years ago...
Steven Todd Williams (09/04/12)
Mr. Steven Todd Williams, of Monette, Ark., departed this life Thursday night, Aug. 30, 2012, in Port Lavaca, Texas, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Dec. 7, 1959, in Paragould, Ark., the son of Tommy R. Williams and Vela Davison Williams. Todd was a self-employed farmer and loved riding his Harley and traveling...
Brent Ward (09/04/12)
Brent Ward, 54, of Leachville, passed from this life, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Jonesboro, Brent lived in Leachville until his family moved to Jefferson City, Mo., in 1972. ...
Earnie Gene Walling (09/04/12)
Earnie Gene Walling, 72, of Lepanto, was born Feb. 16, 1940, in Bethesda, Ark., and departed from this life Aug. 29, 2012, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his wife Carolyn; his parents, L.D. ...
Anna Jones (09/04/12)
Mrs. Anna Jones, 98, formerly of Manila, departed this life Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Feb. 28, 1914, in Swifton, Ark., the daughter of Josepheus Slayton and Cora Ruff Slayton. ...
Patsy A. Garcia (09/04/12)
Mrs. Patsy A. Garcia (Mrs. Pat), departed this life Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, at the age of 69. She was born Oct. 14, 1942 in Egypt, Ark., the daughter of Lawrence (Buster) Coursey and Mable Cavaness Coursey. Patsy was a retired nurse and of the Pentecostal faith...
Murel Dewice Archer (09/04/12)
Murel Dewice Archer, 60, of Jacksonville, born July 27, 1952, in Manila, to father, Alma "Al" Archer, and mother, Jacqueline "Polly" Chipman, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2012. He was of the Baptist belief...