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Stories from Thursday, January 9, 2003

Leachville council meets in special session (01/09/03)
The Leachville City Council met in special session on Dec. 30 to amend the 2002 city budget and to make plans for the new year. City Clerk Treasa Austin presented the proposed 2002 general revenue budget along with actual expenditures in each department. Proposed cash receipt income for 2002 was listed at $469,900 and actual income was $576,391.19...
Dinner Bell - Lori Blaylock (01/09/03)
Dale, Lori and Brody Blaylock of San Angelo, Texas, have returned home after spending the holidays in their "hometown" of Manila visiting with family and friends. The Blaylocks are stationed at San Angelo, where he is a sergeant in the United States Air Force and an instructor at Goodfellow Air Force Base. Mrs. Blaylock has returned to college and is pursuing an education degree at Angelo State University...
David Allen Stallings - Manila (01/09/03)
David Allen Stallings, 31, of Manila, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at his home. Born at Rockford, Ill., he had been a resident of Manila since 1972 and was a 1989 graduate of Manila High School. He was the manager of Harold's Furniture in Manila which is a longtime family owned business and attended the Church of God of Prophecy of Manila...
Lena Matilda Murphy - Leachville (01/09/03)
Lena Matilda Murphy, 89, of Leachville, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Dover she was the daughter of the late George and Fannie Tilley Harris and had been a Leachville resident since 1954. She was the widow of Lonnie Murphy and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville...
Lynn Wendell Mohr - Dyess (01/09/03)
Lynn Wendell Mohr, 61, of Dyess, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at his residence. Survivors include his wife, Essie Mohr of Dyess; two sons, Terry Mohr and Tim Mohr, both of Indiana; three daughters, Susan Jacobs of Gatson, Ind., Juanita Murphy of Caraway, and April Mohr of Dyess; five stepsons, Travis Huffins, Richard Huffins, Jerry Huffins, Carlee Huffins and Danny Huffins; his parents, William Mohr of Grand Haven, Mich., and Fern Mohr of Rutherford, N.C.; and nine grandchildren...
Lou Alice Meacham - Searcy (01/09/03)
Lou Alice Meacham, 77, of Searcy, died Jan. 1, 2003, in Searcy. She was a retired school teacher, of the Baptist faith, and had lived in Searcy for the past year, formerly of the Monette and Paragould area. She is survived by a sister, Anne Spehle of Eau Claire, Wis.; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Kenneth and Barbara Meacham of Searcy; and two grandchildren, Jeffrey and Kim Meacham...
Mary Edna Malone - Jonesboro (01/09/03)
Mary Edna Malone, 87, of Jonesboro, formerly of Lake City, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2003, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Walnut Grove Baptist Church near Lester. Survivors include two sons, Al Malone of Jonesboro and Ray Malone of Little Rock; two sisters, Rossie Long and Nannie Sue Lang, both of Guntersville, Ala.; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren...
Donna V. Mahan - Dell (01/09/03)
Donna V. Mahan, 73, of Dell, died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at her home. Born in Benton Harbor, Mich., she moved to Northeast Arkansas in 1970. She was a certified substance abuse counselor who retired after 20 years of service with Crowley's Ridge Development Council. She was a volunteer worker for the American Red Cross and was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where she served as an elder and treasurer of a women's group...
Hazel Massengale Woodruff Johnson - Jonesboro (01/09/03)
Hazel Massengale Woodruff Johnson, 92, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2002, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Nov. 3, 1910, at Sayre, Okla. She was formerly of Manila and had lived in Jonesboro the past 30 years. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church...
Carol Kay Guthrie - Manila (01/09/03)
Carol Kay Guthrie, 46, of Manila, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at her home. Born in the Milligan Ridge Community, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Myrtie Milam Yancey and had been a lifelong Manila resident. She was a member of The Church of The Lord Jesus Christ in Manila...
Wendel Brent Dunning - Mississippi (01/09/03)
Wendell Brent Dunning, 48, formerly of the Buckeye Community near Leachville, died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, in Murphy, Miss. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Jack and Betty Buck Dunning and had lived in Mississippi for the past 17 years. He was a 1972 graduate of Senath-Hornersville High School and was a supervisor at Delta Pride catfish. He was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church...
Junior Cossey - Leachville (01/09/03)
Junior Cossey, 74, of Leachville, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Batesville, he was the son of the late Arch and Martha Gilmore Cossey and had been a Leachville resident since 1995. He was a former Blytheville and Manila resident and was a retired machinist and Mississippi County Deputy Sheriff. He was a member of the Leachville Assembly of God Church and the Blytheville Masonic Lodge...
Jewel Chavies - Caraway (01/09/03)
Jewel Chavies, 80, of Caraway, died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Heber Springs, she was the daughter of the late Aim and Lela Waters and had been a Caraway resident for the past 54 years. She was the widow of Hubert Chavies and was of the Church of Christ faith...
Irven Page Carmichiel - Dyess (01/09/03)
Irven Page Carmichiel, 84, of Dyess died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Osceola. A retired farmer, he was a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War and had worked for American greetings for 32 years. He was a 32nd degree Mason and was of the Presbyterian belief. He had served on the Dyess School Board for 12 years...
James "Jim" Bailey - Leachville (01/09/03)
James "Jim" Bailey, 69, of Leachville, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2002, at his home. Born at Leachville, he was the son of the late Jesse and Nell Ruth McHaney Bailey. He attended Leachville public schools and was a graduate of South Eastern State College in Hammond, La. ...
Sylvia Warmbrodt - McMahan, Texas (01/09/03)
Sylvia Warmbrodt, 97, of McMahan, Texas, died Jan. 1, 2003, in Port Lavaca, Texas. She was born Dec. 10, 1905, in Mammoth to Joe and Artha Jean Rogers Fisher. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Jan. 4, at the Delhi Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Baker officiating. Interment followed in the Delhi Cemetery...