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Stories from Wednesday, July 13, 2005

Ribbon cutting welcomes new medical clinic (07/13/05)
A ribbon cutting and reception was held on Friday welcoming Dr. Tommy Wagner and staff to Manila. Wagner Medical Clinic, 434 Highway 18 Bypass, is scheduled to open July 18. Dr. Wagner's clinic is one of three businesses opening in the newly constructed complex...
Pat Winford and Lakeside to reach 20 year anniversary (07/13/05)
Pat Winford, certified nursing assistant at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, will celebrate her 20th year of employment at Lakeside as the facility also reaches its 20 year mark. Winford was there to open the doors on July 29, 1985. Winford began her career at Lakeside in the laundry department...
Buffalo Island Relay for Life Golf tournament raises $2,140 (07/13/05)
The Nifty 50's Buffalo Island American Cancer Relay for Life team hosted the fourth annual golf tournament at Big Lake Country Club on Thursday. Members of the team, Brenda Matheny, Kay Staggs, Shelia Spurlock, Karen Wallace, Janice Edgin, Debbie Kirby and Ronnie Horner, were on hand to welcome the participants and served lunch...
Gary dean Fortson (07/13/05)
Harrisburg Gary Dean Fortson, Sr., 54, of Harrisburg died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Jonesboro. Born in Harrisburg, he served as an Army Airborne Ranger during the Vietnam War, was a farmer and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include his wife, Rita Jenkins Fortson of Harrisburg; a son, Gary Dean Fortson, Jr., of Lake City; a daughter, Rebekah Lynn Fortson of Harrisburg; his parents, D.W. ...
Jean Manis Goodman (07/13/05)
Caraway Jean Manis Goodman, 73, of Caraway, died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Lakeside Nursing Home in Lake City. Born in Jonesboro, she was a retired bank employee. She was affiliated with the First United Methodist Church of Caraway. She is survived by a daughter, Kim Morgan, of Caraway; a son, Cole Goodman, of Caraway; three grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
Dr. Rollie Mac Dickinson (07/13/05)
Blytheville Dr. Rollie Mack Dickinson, 58, of Blytheville died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at the Great River Medical center in Blytheville. Born at Marmaduke, he was a chiropractor, a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the Kiwanis Club, The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Arkansas Chiropractic Association. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War...
Dr. Barney Franklin Threlkeld (07/13/05)
Claremont, Calif. Dr. Barney Franklin Threlkeld, 84, of Claremont, Calif., formerly of Manila, died June 20, 2005, near Mitchell Falls in the Kimberly Region of Western Australia from injuries received in an accident while traveling with a tour group. ...
Shelby Jean Ammons (07/13/05)
Osceola Shelby Jean Ammons, 66, of Osceola died Friday, July 1, 2005, at SMC Medical Center at Osceola. Born at Athens, Ala., she was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God. Survivors include two sons, Carter Ammons and Jeff Ammons, both of Osceola; a daughter, Tracy Ammons of Osceola; two sisters, Mary Aycock of Marion and Sara Carlton of Lake City; four brothers, Paul Massey of Seattle, Buddy Massey of Greenbriar, and Grady Massey Jr. ...
Alma Brewer (07/13/05)
Lake City Alma Brewer, 91, of Lake City, died Saturday, July 9, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker, member of Monette First Baptist Church and had attended Bethabara Baptist Church. She was a long time resident of Mountain View and Monette...
Sarah Parnell (07/13/05)
Jonesboro Sarah Josephine "Imogene" Parnell, 92, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, July 5, 2005 at her residence. Born at Swinton, Mo., she lived in Jonesboro 37 years and was formerly of Lake City. She was a member of the Nettleton United Methodist Church and a homemaker...
Rickey Dale Southern (07/13/05)
Dell Rickey Dale Southern, 49, of Dell, died Tuesday, July 5, 2005, at his home. Born at Manila, he was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County and a graduate of Manila High School. He was an employee of Stracener Brother's Construction and was a member of the Westside Church of God in Manila...
Clifton Neal Jackson (07/13/05)
Monette Clifton Neal Jackson, 82, died Friday, July 8, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired farmer and a member of First Baptist Church. He was born in Ash Flat on Sept. 14, 1922, and lived in the Monette area since 1945, formerly of Ash Flat...
Alvis Leon "Al" Humes (07/13/05)
Caraway Alvis Leon "Al" Humes, 69, of Caraway, died Monday, July 4, 2005, at his home. He was born in Black Oak and lived most of his life in Caraway. He was retired from Browning Heat & Air and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include his wife, Patricia Humes, of the home; a son, Ricky Humes, of Lakeland, Fla.; two daughters, Lorie Humes and Vickie Moon, both of Grand Rapids, Mich.; three sisters, Christine Ramsey of Hastings, Mich., Yvonne Southwell and Melba Smith, both of Grand Rapids, Mich.; and a grandson, Andrew Humes.. ...