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Mary A. Gordon (02/24/17)
Mary A. Gordon, 89, of Piggott, Ark., passed away at 9:26 a.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. She died in Kokomo, Ind., where she has resided since June of 2013. Mary was born on June 7, 1927, and was the daughter of the late Ezra and Edna (Morrow) Gordon. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers...
Jimmie Victor Smith (02/21/17)
Jimmie Victor Smith, 92, of Piggott, Ark. passed Monday, February 20, 2017, at the Malden Nursing Center, Malden, Mo. Jimmie was born on Sunday, April 20, 1924, in Powhatan, Ark. He was the son of Jim Holobaugh and Edna Gertrude Wallin Tillotson. He was adopted as an infant by William Washington Smith...
Mirandi "Randi" Cribbins (02/20/17)
Miranda "Randi" Cribbins, 75, of Fayetteville, Ark., formerly of Russellville, Ark., passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Brookstone Assisted Living in Fayetteville. The daughter of Earl and Laverne Haley, she was born December 30, 1941, in Piggott, Ark. ...
Donald Raymond Thompson (02/20/17)
Donald Raymond Thompson, 85, of Rector, Ark., passed away on February 18, 2017, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born on June 15, 1931, in Gainesville, Ark., was a veteran of the United States Army of the Korean War and formerly owned Rector Feed and Seed for 20 years or more. Donald was a member of the New Life Christian Center in Rector...
Laverne Beckley (02/20/17)
Laverne Beckley, 93, of Cabot, Ark., formerly of Rector, Ark., passed away February 16, 2017, at the Springhill Baptist Hospital in North Little Rock, Ark. She was born December 25, 1923, to the late James and Mary (Bryant) Parham. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, George Wallace Beckley; her son, Bryon (Bill) Beckley; a daughter, Deloris DeLuryea; grandchildren, Little John DeLuryea and Robert DeLuryea; brothers, Chester Parham, Horace Parham and Rudolph Parham, and her sisters, Grace Webb, Jessie Parham, Hazel Parham, Ruth Curtis, Opal Parham and Dimple Gregory.. ...
James Weeks (02/17/17)
James Weeks, 81 of Piggott, Ark., passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Mr. Weeks, son of Elmer and Viola (Hawkins) Weeks, was born on Thursday, October 10, 1935, in Holcomb, Mo. He was a farmer and was a member of the Victory Fellowship Church in Piggott...
Patricia Mae (Eaton) Burton (02/14/17)
Patricia Mae (Eaton) Burton, 87, of Rector, Ark., passed away on February 10, 2017, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff. Mo. Patty was born in Bradford, Penn., to Maria and Fred Eaton, on August 8, 1929. She attended Mission High School in San Francisco,Calif. ...
Edith Lampkin (02/13/17)
Mrs. Edith Lampkin, 75, of Rector, Ark., passed away on February 10, 2017, at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Born May 7, 1941, in Walla Walla, Wash., she was the daughter of the late Perry and Martha (Loveless) Harris. Mrs. Lampkin was a Christian and enjoyed sewing, reading and spending time with her grandchildren...
Lisa Ann (Parker) McKay (02/06/17)
Lisa Ann (Parker) McKay, of Dyersburg, Tenn., and formerly of New Madrid, Mo. and Piggott, Ark., passed from this earth on Thursday, January 26, 2017, after a long hard-fought battle with cancer. She was born in Kennett, Mo., on December 30, 1957, and was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil "Dutch" Parker and Christine JoAnn Parker, as well as her youngest sister, Lonna Marie Parker...
Lavonne Berry (02/03/17)
Lavonne Berry, 79, of Rector, Ark., passed away February 2, 2017, at her home in Rector. She was born on March 28, 1937, in Keota, Okla., and was the daughter of the late James Monroe and Virginia (Petty) Weece. She was united in marriage to Wendell Berry on Aug. 29, 1953, and he preceded her in death on March 25, 2002...
Charles Monroe Hinkle (02/03/17)
Charles Monroe Hinkle, 80, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 2, 2017, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born on March 20, 1936, and was the son of the late Johnny Marvin and Della Belle (McCumber) Hinkle. He was united in marriage to Millicent Blake on May 29, 1955, and to this union three children were born...
Janis (Edwards) Francis (02/01/17)
Janis (Edwards) Francis, 72, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at her home. She was born March 15, 1944, in Piggott, Ark., to the late Cecil and Anna Laurene Edwards. Mrs. Francis was a member of the Southwest Church of Christ. She had a BSE in Elementary Education and had taught 29 years in the Northeast Arkansas area, concluding her career spending many years at Brookland Schools...
Nancy Suzanne Katic (01/31/17)
Nancy Suzanne Katic went to be with her Lord on January 30, 2017, after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Marie Webster, and one brother, Robert Webster. She was a member of Brentwood Baptist Church and was actively involved in Jean Hester's Sunday School Class. ...
Omeda LaRay Ward (01/31/17)
Omeda Ward, 86, of Rector, Ark., passed away January 31, 2017, at the Rector Nursing and Rehab. She was born January 9, 1931, to the late Ora and Mirdie (Rodden) Pruett. Omeda started school in her 30s to become a LPN, and enjoyed being able to care for her patients. She loved being with her family and friends...
Joeldean Jordan (01/30/17)
Joeldean Jordan, 74, passed from this earthly life on January 30, 2017, at the Midland Hospital in Papillion, Neb. He was born to William James and Lilly (Gribble) Jordan, who preceded him in death. He was married to Yong Min on Aug. 1, 1972, and to this union one son was born, John David Jordan, of Omaha, Neb...
Hughey Fannen Burdin, Sr. (01/30/17)
Hughey Fannen Burdin, Sr., age 81, of Bonne Terre, Mo., passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City, Mo. He was born September 27, 1935, in Rector, Ark., the son of the late Lena (nee Berry) and Bennie Burdin. He is survived by his wife, Shelby (nee Masters) Burdin; daughter Sharon (Robert) Scherrer of Bonne Terre; sons Hughey (June Williams) Burdin Jr. ...
Ruth Vivian Diggs (01/30/17)
Ruth Vivian (Widner) Diggs, 81, of Ripley, Tenn., passed from this life to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday January 26, 2017, at Baptist East Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. She was born on July 21, 1935, in Dell, Ark., to the late Forrest Eugene and Celia Estelle (Reams) Widner. Ruth was of the Pentecostal faith and lived a spirit-filled life which showed her true faith in God...
Linda Glover (01/30/17)
Linda Glover, 66, of Piggott, Ark., passed away January 26, 2017, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. She was born on September 6, 1950, in Charleston, S.C., and was the daughter of the late Harvey and Wanda (Headd) Jones. She was united in marriage to Van Glover on July 27, 1974, and to this union one daughter, Tina, was born...
Elsie M. Plunkett (01/30/17)
Elsie Mae (Randleman) Plunkett, of Los Altos, Calif., passed away at Arlen Manor in San Jose, Calif., the afternoon of January 15, 2017, at the age of 95 with her loving baby boy (William/ Bill) by her side. Elsie was predeceased by her husband, William Robert Plunkett, and her two son-in-laws, Terrence Pule of Kapaau, Hawaii, and Louis Nicholas Kusalich of Soquel, Calif...
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