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Anna Mae Carrens (12/09/16)
Anna Mae Carrens, 95, of Maynard, Ark., entered the kingdom of Heaven Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. Mrs. Carrens, daughter of James Monroe and Nellie Mae (Willis) Pierce, was born June 27, 1921, in Success, Ark. ...
Lanny Lee Templeton (12/07/16)
Lanny Lee Templeton, 68, passed away November 25, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. He was born November 17, 1948, in Piggott, Clay County, Ark., to Woodrow David and Frances (Latta) Templeton. Lanny was the youngest of their six children. Surviving siblings are Barbara Jo (Jerry Crouch), Larry Knox (Phyllis Pettit), Robert Stanley (Susan Woods) and Annette (Robert Bell-deceased). His oldest brother, Madison Brice Templeton, passed away in 2009...
Lester Rodney Parks (12/07/16)
Lester Rodney Parks, 73, of Rector, Ark., passed away on December 5, 2016. Lester was born November 1, 1943, in Delaplaine, Ark., to Roy and Jewel (Gill) Parks. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Phillip Parks. He is survived by a daughter, Shannon (Travis) Williams of Piggott; a son, Rodney (Kelly) Parks Jr. ...
Donnie Lavon Coley (12/06/16)
Donnie Lavon Coley, 66, of McDougal, Ark., passed away December 2, 2016, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born on January 26, 1950, in Dyess, Ark., and was the son of the late Clay and Alta (Barnes) Coley. He was united in marriage to Patsy Estes Mowery on June 23, 2007...
Lawrence Hamilton (12/02/16)
Lawrence Hamilton, 95, of Paragould, Ark., passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at his home. Born March 23, 1921, in Lafe, Ark., to Walter and Mary Hamilton, he was an Army veteran of World War II. Mr. Hamilton retired from the Crowley's Ridge Development Council and was a member of the New Home Baptist Church...
Belinda Diane Moore (12/01/16)
Belinda Diane Moore, 63, died November 30, 2016, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, Paragould, Ark., surrounded by her husband, mother, children and grandchildren. Diane was born April 28, 1953, at Piggott, Ark., to Odell and Linda (Johnson) Elkins...
Marshall Little (11/30/16)
Marshall Little, 82, of McDougal, Ark., passed away November 29, 2016, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. He was born on September 12, 1934, in Marble Hill, Mo., and was the son of the late William and Lena (Hubble) Little. He was united in marriage to Joyce Bradford on May 14, 1955, and to this union two children were born...
Eula Bell (Pratt) Reynolds (11/29/16)
Eula Reynolds, 77 of Garfield, Ark., formerly of Rector, Ark., passed away November 26, 2016, at the Rogers Health & Rehab. She was born to the late W.W. and Katie (Shatley) Pratt in the White Oak Community. During her younger years, she cooked for the M&M and the Town Park in Rector, serving many people with her good food...
Henry Houston Beard (11/29/16)
Henry Houston Beard, age 88, of Dacula, Ga., passed away Monday, November 28, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Anna Elizabeth Beard; son-in-law, Don Bennett. He is survived by his children, Teresa Ridarick, Covington, Ga., Janis Bennett, Walnut Cove, N.C., Shawn and Sandee Beard, Sharpsburg, Ga. ...
Wilma Annabell Pittman (11/29/16)
Wilma Annabell (Vaughn) Pittman, age 87, of Clarksville, Tenn., passed away on November 27, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Pittman; a son, David Oxley and a grandson, Timothy Auld. Survivors include her children, Margaret Auld, Amanda Slay and Steve Pittman; two sisters, Linda Whitehorn and Lola Thomas; her grandchildren, Phillip Goines, Virginia Clifford, Heather Oxley, Autumn Tidwell and Jason Morey; six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren...
Raymond Douglas Drope (11/29/16)
Raymond Douglas Drope, 83 of Marmaduke, Ark., passed from the cares of this life on Tuesday November 22, 2016, at his residence. He was born on March 6, 1933, in Greene County, Ark., to the late Amos and Ethel (Abney) Drope. Raymond was retired from Emerson Electric and was a farmer. He attended Providence Baptist Church and was a Veteran of the Korean War...
DeLane Owen (11/28/16)
DeLane Owen, 53 of Nashville, Tenn., and formerly of Rector, Ark., passed away November 23, 2016, at the Alive Hospice Facility in Nashville. He was born June 28, 1963, to the late Lawrence "Blue" and Loreta (Barker) Owen in Rector. He was the owner and operator of Satellite Revolution and served in the United States Army where he was stationed in Korea, as his father had been...
Mereda Louise Raymond (11/28/16)
Mereda Louise Raymond, daughter of Raymond and Edna Brown Langley, was born March 20, 1922, in Piggott Ark., and passed away November 23, 2016, St. Charles, Mo., at the age of 94. At an early age, Mereda became a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church near Piggott. She was united in marriage to Herman Raymond on June 14. 1952. In 1954, after moving to St. Charles, she began attending the First United Methodist church of St. Charles, where she remained a faithful member until her death...
Charles Fred Hollis (11/21/16)
Charles Fred Hollis, 83, of Jonesboro, Ark., passed peacefully from this life on November 1, 2016. He was born August 7, 1933, on the family farm near Piggott, Ark., to Charly Houston Hollis and Linnie (Allman) Hollis. Mr. Hollis was of the Baptist belief, a Navy Veteran and member of the Masonic Lodge. ...
Barbara Sue Benson (11/21/16)
Barbara Sue Benson, 77, of Piggott, Ark,, was born November 2, 1939, in Piggott, in the Langley Community, to Herbert (Dutch) and Lula Hayes Dover. She had been ill for some time and was ready to meet her Savior. She passed away Friday, November 18, 2016, at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark...
Mary Helen McHaffey (11/21/16)
Mary Helen McHaffey, 94, of Greenway, Ark., passed away November 18, 2016, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital, Desoto, Miss. She was born on February 22, 1922, in Clay County, Ark., near Greenway, and was the daughter of the late W.S. and Judith (Whittington) Garrard...
Carl "Zig" Williams (11/21/16)
Carl "Zig" Williams, 85, of Mountain Grove, Mo., passed away November 14, 2016, in Springfield, Mo. He was born on September 24, 1931, in Pollard, Ark., and was the son of the late Edgar and Anna (Pleasant) Williams. He was united in marriage to Barbara June James on November 19, 1951, and to this union four children were born...
Jennifer Lynn Cooper (11/21/16)
Jennifer Lynn (Mair) Cooper, 55, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Cedargate Healthcare in Poplar Bluff, Mo., after a short battle with cancer. Jennifer was born February 4, 1961, in Azusa, Calif., to Earl Charles and Barbara (Rohde) Mair...
Jewell "Pug" Allman (11/21/16)
Jewell "Pug" Allman, 93, of St. Louis County, Mo., passed away November 16, 2016, at the Fern and Russell de Greeff Hospice House in St. Louis, Mo. He was born on November 9, 1923, in Piggott, Ark., and was the son of the late Seby and Ira Elizabeth (Edwards) Allman...
Ralph Earl McDonald (11/17/16)
Ralph Earl McDonald,75, of Arnold, Mo., a loving husband and father, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Monday November 14, 2016. Ralph was born to Clyde and Eloia McDonald in Rector Ark., on July 15, 1941. He is survived by his two children, Perry (Brenda) McDonald and Valerie (Kenneth) Long; two grandsons, Shane McDonald and Andrew Long, a sister in-law, Charlene McDonald and brother in-laws James (Judy) Clayton and Cary Clayton...
Dennis Wayne Jordan (11/15/16)
Dennis Wayne Jordan, 65, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away on November 12, 2016, at University of Kansas Medical Center. He was born on March 19, 1951, to Sylvester and Etta (Dowdy) Jordan at Piggott, Ark. Dennis worked as a Service Technician for Midwest Office Technology ...
Emma Sue Watson (11/14/16)
Emma Sue Watson, 87 of Rector, Ark., passed away on November 12, 2016, at the UAMS in Little Rock, Ark. She was born August 12, 1929, and was the daughter of W.F. and Floye Stewart. She was united in marriage to Ferman M. Watson and to this union two sons were born. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rector...
Charles Dewayne Duncan (11/14/16)
Charles Dewayne Duncan, 84, was born March 5, 1932, in Greenway, Ark., to Thomas Allen and Maude (Graddy) Duncan. He departed this life on November 3, 2016, at St. Anthony Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., and will be interred at Jefferson Baracks Veterans Cemetery in St. Louis...
Wanell Eason (11/11/16)
Wanell Eason, 86, of Paragould, Ark., and formerly of Rector, Ark., surrounded by her family, left this world to be with Jesus on November 8, 2016. Wanell was born July 18, 1930, to Fred and Gladys Watson. She was married for 55 years to Roy Eason, who preceded her in death in 2002. To this union four children were born. Wanell was lovingly called "Granny" by hundreds of others because of the special love she shared with them...
Donald Harmon (11/11/16)
Donald Harmon, 82, of Nimmons, Ark., passed away November 8, 2016, at his residence. He was born March 13, 1934, to the late Charles and Ghurtie (Ridgeway) Harmon in Patterson, Ark. In addition to his parents he was proceeded in death by his brothers, Lester Harmon, Billy Harmon, George Harmon, Bob Harmon and Wilford Harmon and a sister, Louis Verble...
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