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Stories from Thursday, July 15, 2004

Manila brothers serving in Iraq (07/15/04)
The Roberts brothers, Bradley and Jason, have been deployed to Iraq. They are the sons of Kent and Wilma Roberts of Manila. Jason, stationed in Hawaii with the U.S. Air Force, left for Iraq on June 26. Bradley, stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army, will leave for Iraq within the next two weeks...
Caraway Celebration draws large crowd (07/15/04)
Caraway's 58th annual Independence Day celebration was held on Saturday, July 3. It was kicked off with the annual parade drawing 128 entries. Caraway Lions Club, Park Commission and community take pride in the Fourth of July extravaganzas each year...
Ocie Alice McDonel - Senath (07/15/04)
Ocie Alice McDonel, 89, of Senath Nursing Center died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, at Twin Rivers Medical Center in Kennett. Formerly of Etowah, she was a homemaker and attended Etowah Pentecostal Church of God. Survivors include two daughters, Geraldine Allen of Atoka, Tenn., and Vivalee Langston of West Memphis; two sisters, Hazel Lawson of Jonesboro and Ann Clark of Walnut, Miss.; three grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren...
Velmer Louise Mayfield - Lake City (07/15/04)
Velmer Louise Mayfield, 89, of Lake City died Friday, July 2, 2004, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Goobertown, she had lived in the Lester Community most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church...
Samuel A. Mabe - Bay (07/15/04)
Samuel A. Mabe, 74, of Bay died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at his home. Born in Tuckerman, he was a lifetime resident of the Jonesboro area and a construction worker. Survivors include two sons, Larry Don Mabe of Trumann and Bobby Mabe of Bay; a daughter, Barbara Tampos of Kansas; two brothers, Leroy Mabe of Trumann and Walter Mabe of Viola; five sisters, Joyce Jones of Black Oak, Ruby Mae Story of Jonesboro, Mary Evelyn Griggs of Austin, Texas, Mildred Dillinger of Viola and Martha Johnson of Joliet, Ill.; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.. ...
Doris Pauline Huggins - Jonesboro (07/15/04)
Doris Pauline Huggins, 89, of Jonesboro died Friday, July 2, 2004, at Skill Care Nursing Center. She was a homemaker and had lived most of her life in Rector and Paragould. She was a member of Walnut Ridge First Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, William Orlie Hugins II of Oakland, Calif.; a daughter, Gala June Reed of Jonesboro; two grandchildren, Mike Price of Paragould and Michelle Trigs of Birmingham, Ala.; two step-grandchildren, Shaine Keasler of Caraway and Dusty Brown of Paragould; and two step-great-grandchildren.. ...
Helen Maxine Earnest - Manila (07/15/04)
Helen Maxine Earnest, 75, of Manila, died Sunday, July 11, 2004, at Manila Nursing Center. Born May 27, 1929, in Booneville, Miss., she was the daughter of Lee and Elvie Olive Smith. She was a lifelong resident of Manila, a homemaker and a member of Crossroads Baptist Church...
Oscar Carmichael - Jonesboro (07/15/04)
Oscar "O.C." Carmichael, 62, of Jonesboro, died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at his home. Born at Monette, he was a retired service station owner and a Marine Corps veteran. Survivors include his wife, Liz Carmichael; two daughters, Sandenia Carmichael of Ravenden and Belinda Hodge of Paragould; six grandchildren, Mallory Lyons, Kristi Lyons, William Hall, Sarah Hodge, Carrie Hodge, and Robbie Hodge; four sisters, Betty Brewer of Mountain View, Thelma Adams, Vena Brewer, and Francis Carmichael, all of Manila; and three brothers, Lloyd Carmichael of Monette, Raymond "Shorty" Carmichael, and Buck Carmichael, both of JOnesboro.. ...
Barbara Ludean Bankston - Black Oak (07/15/04)
Barbara Ludean Bankston, 68, of Black Oak, died Sunday, July 4, 2004, at the Northeast Arkansas Hospital. She was born in Caraway and lived in Shubuta, Miss., before moving to Black Oak in 1981. She had owned and operated a restaurant in Shubuta and later went to work for Elam Enterprises, working there until her retirement. She was of the Baptist belief...
Dana Wisham - Lake City (07/15/04)
Dana Wisham, 39, of Lake City died Sunday, July 4, 2004, at her home. A lifelong resident of Lake City, she was a member of Gospel Chapel Church. Survivors include her parents, Lonnie and Annie Wisham, both of Lake City; two daughters, Chelsea Williams and Stevie Ann Wood, both of Lake City; a sister, Debra Crocker of Brookland; and her paternal grandfather, Foy Wisham of Caraway...
Dall Andree Walker - Manila (07/15/04)
Dall Andree Walker, 69, of Manila, died Tuesday, July 6, 2004, at his residence in Manila. Born in Sumter, S.C., he was the son of the late James and Ruther Esdorn Walker. He was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran having served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He had been a Manila area resident since 1972 and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Sumter, S.C...
Doug Terrell - Lake City (07/15/04)
Doug Terrell, 44, of Lake City, died Monday, July 5, 2004, at his home. A lifelong resident of Lake City, he was a 1977 graduate of Lake City High School. He was employed by Terrell Heat and Air Service in Jonesboro, and was a member of First Baptist Church in Lake City...
Flemons "Skinnie" Armstrong - Lepanto (07/15/04)
Flemons "Skinnie" Armstrong, 76, of Lepanto died Tuesday, July 6, 2004, at his residence. He was a retired farmer and a Baptist. Survivors include his wife, Agnes Armstrong of Lepanto; a daughter, Lois Criddle of Lepanto; a stepson, Raymond Liles of Palmdale, Calif.; a stepdaughter, Linda Turner of Manila; three sisters, Shirley Burns of Lepanto, Mattie McKinney of South Carolina and Glenda Woods of West Helena; three brothers, Bob Armstrong and Bill Armstrong, both of Mendon, Mich., and Burl "Dude" Armstrong of Lepanto; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.. ...
William H. Pace - Bradley (07/15/04)
William H. Pace, 90, of Bradley died Tuesday, July 6, 2004, at Our Lady of Victory. He was born in Reelfoot, Tenn. Survivors include a brother, Atlis Harding of Lake City, several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Pace; two sons, Melvin Pace and Robert Pace; and a brother...