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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...
Carol Featherston (01/27/17)
Carol Featherston, 70, beloved wife and mother, of Paragould, Ark., and formerly of Piggott, Ark., passed away on January 25, 2017, at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Arkansas. She was born on December 18, 1946, in Piggott, and was the daughter of the late Branson "Speck" and Virginia Lee (Tanner) Davis...
Victorine Belote (01/27/17)
Victorine Belote, age 95, of Roseburg, Ore., passed away January 24, 2017. She was born August 24, 1921, in Dresden, Tenn., to Venus and Myrtle Alexander both deceased. Vickie married Cloyce Belote on Dec. 17, 1943, in Pontiac, Mich. He preceded her in death on October 12, 1993...
David Nolen (01/26/17)
David Nolen, 48, of Marmaduke, Ark., passed away January 24, 2017, at Marmaduke. He was born July 20, 1968, to Bill and Gloria (Potter) Nolen. He was a handyman, who loved tinkering around, and served as a counselor at the New Life of God. He was preceded in death by his father, Bill Ray Nolen, Sr., and a sister, Sharon McClard...
Holly Gail (Mauldin) Alonzo (01/25/17)
Holly Gail (Mauldin) Alonzo, 30, went to be with her Lord and Savior at her home in Amarillo, Tex., January 22, 2017. She was born on January 5, 1987, to Ralph and Pam (Johnson) Mauldin in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Alvin "Mounty" Johnson, Margaret Mauldin, Paula Webb, Ray Webb and Joe Alonzo...
Vernon Richard Johnson (01/25/17)
Vernon Richard Johnson, of Potosi, Mo., was born on April 29, 1932 in Peach Orchard, Ark., a son to the late Jimmy James Johnson and the late Delcie (Boshears) Johnson. On Nov. 7, 1951, Vernon was united in marriage to Bonita J. Pruett and they shared 65 years together...
Zora Love Ort (01/24/17)
Zora Love Ort, 83, of Piggott, Ark., passed away January 24, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on October 23, 1933, in Pollard, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Doylis and Alma Marie (Baker) Conley. She was united in marriage to Charles Shirley Ort on March 4, 1951, and he preceded her in death on January 19, 1997. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Shane Hill...
L.T. "Hoot" Gipson (01/24/17)
L.T. "Hoot" Gipson, was born on November 23, 1921, in Nimmons, Ark., and died January 23, 2017, in Oklahoma City, Okla., at age 95. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Vahleda (Ward) Gipson; his parents, William and Laura (Rogers) Gipson; his sisters, Alice Vaughn and Alta Crittenden, and an infant brother, Jasper Gipson. ...
John Rollen Burdin (01/24/17)
John Rollen Burdin, 76, of Piggott, Ark., passed away January 20, 2017, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott. He was born on April 1, 1940, in Rector, Ark., and was the son of the late Benjamin Rollen "B.R." and Lena Lee (Berry) Burdin. He was united in marriage to Betty Lois Ward on May 27, 1961, and to this union one son was born...
Harold Wayne Coleman (01/24/17)
Harold Wayne Coleman, of Paragould, Ark., went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2017, at the age of 80. Harold was born on December 26, 1936, near Leachville, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Lee and Rubie Louise Coleman, and his sister, Dorothy Louise Coleman...
Diane Mode (01/24/17)
Diane Mode, 67 of Rector, Ark., passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Rector Nursing and Rehab in Rector. Mrs. Mode, daughter of James Jewell and Margie (Blanton) Gatewood, was born on Sunday, April 10, 1949, in St. Louis, Mo. She was a factory worker and was a member of the Church of Christ...
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  • Nexus4: Connect the dots – February 20
    To solve online, click the link below the puzzle. How to play Nexus4 Also, try Nexus4 for beginners and Other Nexus4’s Solve online (thanks to J. Eric Ivancich) About Nexus Puzzles If you like Numbrix, try Jadium, (usually) a harder version. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • Jadium – February 20
    How to play Jadium Also, try Nexus4 puzzles Monday and Tuesday – 16 givens, Wednesday to Sunday – 4 to 15 givens To solve online, copy the puzzle between the delimiters (the date and the nine puzzle rows), then click here for where to paste the copied puzzle. (Thanks to Kenneth R. Whitaker.) *** February 20, 2017 __ __ […]
  • Numbrix 9 – February 20
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  • Happy Birthday, Sidney Poitier! 10 of His Best Movies
    Happy birthday, Sidney Poitier! The actor turns 90 on February 20, 2017. In honor of the film legend’s milestone birthday, we’re looking back at some of our favorite classic Poitier films from the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. How many of these have you seen? 1. No Way Out (1950) In his feature film debut, Poitier […]
  • The Art of Chemistry
    Say a college student named John is a fine artist but finds chemistry fascinating too. Which of the following statements is more likely to be true? (1) As an adult, John is a chemistry professor; or (2) as an adult, John is a chemistry professor and enjoys doing art as a hobby. —Eike Freidank, Schortens, […]
  • Nexus4: Connect the dots – February 19
    To solve online, click the link below the puzzle. How to play Nexus4 Also, try Nexus4 for beginners and Other Nexus4’s Solve online (thanks to J. Eric Ivancich) About Nexus Puzzles If you like Numbrix, try Jadium, (usually) a harder version. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • Jadium – February 19
    How to play Jadium Also, try Nexus4 puzzles Monday and Tuesday – 16 givens, Wednesday to Sunday – 4 to 15 givens To solve online, copy the puzzle between the delimiters (the date and the nine puzzle rows), then click here for where to paste the copied puzzle. (Thanks to Kenneth R. Whitaker.) *** February 19, 2017 __ __ […]
  • Numbrix 9 – February 19
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  • Marilyn’s Dining Habits
    I believe that you can tell quite a bit about a person by his or her answer to this one question: What is your favorite dinner? —Tina Belafonte in Los Angeles, California A burger and fries! View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • Jadium – February 18
    How to play Jadium Also, try Nexus4 puzzles Monday and Tuesday – 16 givens, Wednesday to Sunday – 4 to 15 givens To solve online, copy the puzzle between the delimiters (the date and the nine puzzle rows), then click here for where to paste the copied puzzle. (Thanks to Kenneth R. Whitaker.) *** February 18, 2017 __ __ […]