Mary Beth Bounds, 64, died Monday, Aug. 6, 2007 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Jonesboro to the late George and Mary Dalene Sembler and lived in the Monette area most of her life. She was a member of the Monette First Baptist Church and retired from the MidSouth Bank. She graduated from Monette High School in 1960.
Survivors include a son and his wife, Michael and Lee Anne Bounds of Ft. Hood, Texas; a grandson, Michael Andrew Seruya of Jonesboro; a granddaughter, Kathryn Anne Tighe, and a great-grandson, Nathan Patrick Tighe, both of Killeen, Texas.
A celebration of her life was held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, at the Monette First Baptist Church with Rev. Captain Lovell and Rev. Russell Rhodes officiating. Burial was in Monette Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.
Honored to serve as pallbearers were Bob Blankenship, Bob Hurst, Shawn Nance, Gordon Miller, Franklin Smithee and Kristian Knuckles. Honorary pallbearers were Revis Stewart, Dickie Pace, Claude Earl Barnett, David Harrell, Gene Gathright and Chub Qualls.