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Obituaries from October 2012

Brenda Sue Guge (10/30/12)
Brenda Sue Guge, 57, of Leachville, passed from this life, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at her home. Born in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Vondella Tinsley Guge and was a former resident of Granite City, Ill. She had been a Leachville resident for the past 40 years and was a retired truck driver. Brenda was of the Baptist faith...
Robert Vernon McClish (10/30/12)
Robert Vernon McClish, 87, of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Manila to Jim and Molly Ester McClish, he attended First United Pentecostal Church and worked in maintenance and as a welder for Clark Equipment...
Mary Jane Bourland (10/30/12)
Mary Jane Bourland, 87, of Batesville, former Manila resident and widow of Mr. Guy H. Bourland, passed from this life, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at the White River Medical Center in Batesville. ...
Beverly Berry Hampton (10/24/12)
Beverly Berry Hampton, 60, of Farmington, Ark., passed away Oct. 19, 2012, at her residence. She died peacefully in her sleep due to heart failure. Beverly was born in Jonesboro on April 1, 1952 and was raised in Monette. ...
Pansy Frances Wilson (10/24/12)
Pansy Frances Wilson, 87, of Leachville, widow of Mr. Delmar Gene Wilson, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Harrisburg she was the daughter of the late William Henry and Mandy Hamblin Newberry and had been a Leachville resident since 1945. ...
Betty Lou Stubblefield (10/23/12)
Betty Lou Stubblefield, 84, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. She was born April 24, 1928, at Lake City to the late John and Hattie Comer. She was a homemaker and a member of the Lake City United Methodist Church...
Bob G. Landrum (10/23/12)
Bob G. Landrum passed away in St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 24, 2012. He was born in Mountain Home, Ark., May 24, 1936. The family moved to Leachville in the mid 1940s. After attending high school in Leachville, he joined the Army spending most of the time in Germany. Bob spent many years in Florida where he had several business ventures...
Mary Lucille Edgin (10/23/12)
Mary Lucille Beggs Edgin, 93, of Arbyrd, Mo., the widow of Mr. George Edgin, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. Born at Sulphur Rock, Ark., she was the daughter of the late William M. ...
Clifford Franklin Still (10/18/12)
Clifford Franklin Still, 75, of Bradford, formerly of Manila, passed from this life Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late William and Mary Jane Bennett Still and had lived in Bradford for the past 19 years. Mr. Still was retired from Brake Manufacturing, Inc and was a member of Velvet Ridge Church of God...
Jimmie Sherwood (10/18/12)
Jimmie Sherwood, 64, of Manila, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born in Ardmore, Okla., he had been a Manila resident the past 20 years. He was a retired truck driver, of the Baptist faith, and a member of the Herman Davis American Legion Post 197, having served in the U.S. Navy...
Mildred L. Berry (10/18/12)
Mrs. Mildred Louise Berry, 79, of Manila, passed from this life Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Ed Brown and Juanita Bullock and had lived most of her life in Manila. ...
Linda Christine Benham (10/18/12)
Mrs. Linda Christine Benham, 40, of Manila, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at her home. Mrs. Benham was born Sept. 22, 1972, in Blytheville, to the late Linda Kay Eddings. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila, collected angels and porcelain dolls, enjoyed keeping up with events on Facebook, and she loved spending time with her family and friends...
Carrie Jo Jones (10/08/12)
Carrie Jo "Josie" Jones, age 36, of Manila, passed from this life, Tuesday Oct. 2, 2012, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Blytheville, she was a 1993 graduate of Manila High School and had lived most of her life in Manila. ...
Irene Dobbins Thompson (10/02/12)
Irene Dobbins Thompson, 78, of Blytheville passed from this life Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at her home. Born in Pocahontas, Ark., to Austin and Bertha Jones Dobbins, Irene attended Milligan Ridge Baptist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir. ...
Earnest Bismark Watkins (10/02/12)
Earnest Bismark Watkins, 73, of Higden, Ark., formerly of the Half Moon community, passed from this life Tuesday Sept. 25, 2012, at his home in Higden. Born at Luxora he was the son of the late James Walter and Thelma Gillis Watkins and had lived most of his life in the Blytheville area. ...
Velda Jane Sykes Swain (10/02/12)
Velda Jane Sykes Swain, 57, of Manila, Ark., went to heaven Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House after a courageous fight with cancer. She was born Oct. 2, 1954, in Osceola, Ark., to the late Charles and Kathleen Sykes who died when she was five years old. She was raised by her grandparents, the late Frank and Althea Westmorlan...
Nayrene Sanders (10/02/12)
Nayrene Sanders passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. She was born in Monette to the late Mack and Mary Willie McEntyre Calvert. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years Henry Dean Sanders; her brothers Grover, Rufus and John Calvert; her...
Larry DeWayne Newton (10/02/12)
Larry DeWayne Newton, 50, of Leachville, died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Mary Sarrells Robinson and had been a lifelong area resident. ...