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Odene Ruth Jones (03/02/15)
Odene Ruth Jones, 86, of Marmaduke, passed away March 1, 2015 at Rector Nursing and Rehab. She was born April 26, 1928, to the late Buell and Bessie (McDowell) Starnes. Odene was a member of Ramers Chapel Methodist Church. She worked at Rector Sportswear for many years and later worked at Irby Funeral Home in Marmaduke where she was a special and valued worker. She dearly loved her family and spending time with them and working in her garden...
Kenneth Earl Johnson (03/02/15)
Kenneth Earl Johnson, 87, of Rector, passed from this life on Wednesday February 25, 2015, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born on July 3, 1927, in Rector, to the late John and Margie (Seegraves) Johnson. He was a member of the Rector First General Baptist Church and served our country in the United States Army...
Earl Phillip Clayton (03/02/15)
Earl Phillip Clayton, 90, of Rector, passed from this life on Monday February 23, 2015 at the Arkansas Hospice Center in Little Rock. He was born on February 27, 1924, in Boydsville to the late Edward and Myrtle (Grissom) Clayton. He was a member of the Fifth and Pine Church of Christ in Rector and served our country in the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry of the United States Army...
Lilly Cathryn McNabb (03/02/15)
Lilly Cathryn McNabb, 65, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Piggott Community Hospital. She was born on November 2, 1949, in Piggott, Ark., and was the daughter of the late J. Cleaon and Helen C. (Jewell) Neely. She was united in marriage to William McNabb on April 27, 1968, and to this union three sons were born...
Charlene Weigle (02/27/15)
Charlene Weigle, 98, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Silvercrest in Davenport, Iowa, after living at Garner for nine years. A celebration of life may be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Chambers Funeral Home in Eldridge,Iowa, is assisting the family with arrangements...
Vera Lorene Duncan (02/27/15)
Vera Lorene Duncan, 94, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 25, 2015, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on July 6, 1920, near Blue Cain, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Fred and Rozella (Suquaw) Cullen...
Barbara Ann Milde (02/25/15)
Barbara Ann Milde, 72, of Mammoth Springs, Ark., passed away February 22, 2015, at the Ozark Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She was born on August 30, 1942, in Georgia, and was the daughter of the late William and Inez (Pitts) Dickerson. She was united in marriage to Donald Milde on March 21, 2015, and he preceded her in death on January 28, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her son, Douglas Ray Milde...
Hal William George (02/19/15)
Hal William George, 83, of Greenway, Ark., passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born October 5, 1931, in Kennett, Mo., and was the son of the late Carmel and Ima (Haggard) George. He was united in marriage to Ermagene Johnson on March 28, 1953, and to this union two daughters were born...
Clyde Conley, Jr. (02/19/15)
Clyde Conley, Jr., 88, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 17, 2015, at the Piggott Community Hospital. He was born on January 27, 1927, in Pollard, Ark., and was the son of the late Clyde and Mary Emma (Battles) Conley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant brothers, Thomas and Aaron; a brother, Doylis Conley and two sisters, Norene Byrd and Mary Jo Latta...
Gerald David Smith (02/16/15)
Gerald David Smith, 85, of Marmaduke, passed from this life on Sunday, February 15, 2015, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. He was born on May 9, 1929, in Greene County, to the late Thomas Jefferson and Lea Onnie (Ramer) Smith. He was a member of the Ramer's Chapel United Methodist Church and served many years as Sunday school superintendent, Sunday school teacher and was on the cemetery committee. ...
Larry Lehmann (02/16/15)
Larry Lehmann, 68, of Pollard, Ark., passed away February 10, 2015, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born on January 10, 1947, in Pontiac, Ill., and was the son of the late Donald James and Eleanor Lehmann. He was united in marriage to Patricia Roberts on June 21, 2002...
Scotty Dean Corter (02/12/15)
Scotty Dean Corter, 51, of Greenway, Ark., passed away February 5, 2015, in a car accident near Piggott, Ark. He was born on October 14, 1963, and was the son of the late J. C. Corter and Carolyn (Counts) Ellison. He was united in marriage to Laura Marie Durant on June 22, 1996, and to this union three daughters were born...
Elbert H. "Red" Osgood (02/09/15)
Elbert H. "Red" Osgood took his last ride cross the bridge and laid down for eternal rest on February 7, 2015, with his family at his side. Red was born December 16, 1951, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., and was the son of Cassius F. Osgood and Lorene A. (Reagan) Osgood. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amber Skye Osgood...
Bobby Dean Hoggard (02/09/15)
Bobby Dean Hoggard, 82, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 5, 2015, at John Cochran Veteran's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born on April 1, 1932, in Manila, Ark., and was the son of the late Nelson and Augusta (Lindley) Hoggard. Bobby served in the United States Army for 23 years and after retiring, served 15 years as the local V.A. Service Officer...
Frances Louise McBride Tracey (02/09/15)
Frances Louise McBride Tracey, age 97, daughter of Edward and Irene McBride, died peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Homestead Village Retirement Community in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. At her side were her son Dan Britton Jones and his wife, Marilyn, both of Lancaster...
John Kevin Scheffler (02/09/15)
John Kevin Scheffler, 44, of Piggott, Ark., passed away February 8, 2015. He was born on April 4, 1969, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was the son of Ed Scheffler, Jr. and Jean Runyon Scheffler. He was united in marriage to Joyce Clubbs on May 8, 1992. He was preceded in death by his father, Ed Scheffler, Jr., and his brother, Phillip Scheffler...
Harold Lester Millikin (02/09/15)
Harold Lester Millikin, 71, of Greenway, Ark., passed away February 9, 2015, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark. He was born on November 4, 1943, in Knobel, Ark., and was the son of the late Laymon Lester and Katie (Price) Millikin...
John Taylor "Sandy" Dickinson (02/09/15)
John Taylor "Sandy" Dickinson, of Marmaduke, passed from this life on Tuesday, February 3, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Sandy was born on August 3, 1939, to John W. Dickinson and Jewel (Schufflebarger) Dickinson. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Rollie Mac Dickinson; a son, Derick Dickinson; a granddaughter, Heather Dickinson and his companion of many years, Sharon Carter...
Fredonia Parrish (02/09/15)
Fredonia Parrish, 95, of Paragould, formerly of Knob, died Sunday, February 8, 2015, at Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. She was born October 20, 1919, to the late Andrew and Rilla Mobbs and was married April 18, 1936, to Alonzo Parrish. Fredonia was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 70 years and sisters Flossie, Lillian and Elvie...
Carolyn Lou White (02/09/15)
Carolyn Lou White, 73, of Marmaduke, passed from this life on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at her residence. She was born on January 23, 1942, in Greene County to the late Charles Granderson and Clara Morine (Washington) Liddell. Mrs. White was of the Jehovah's Witness faith and a homemaker...
Frances Janalou (Webster) Binkley (02/09/15)
Frances Janalou (Webster) Binkley, 79, of Jonesboro, Ark., formerly of Piggott, passed away February 5, 2015, at the Belle Meade Nursing Home in Paragould, Ark. She was born on October 3, 1935, in Greenway, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Silas Lawrence and Helen Malone (Simpson) Webster...
James Carrol Reed (02/09/15)
James Carrol Reed was born on August 12, 1936, to James A. Reed and Clennie Opal (Higdon) Reed of Pollard, Ark., and passed away on February 2, 2015 at the Harry S. Truman VA Hospital in Columbia, Mo. Carrol, as most people knew him by, enlisted in the Air Force on Oct 7, 1956. ...
Teresa Ann Broadway (02/09/15)
Teresa Ann Broadway, 41, of Nimmons, Ark., passed away February 3, 2015, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on April 3, 1973, in St. Louis, Mo., and was the daughter of Steve and Norma Jane (Lamp) Mansfield. She was preceded in death by her mother, Norma Jane Mansfield; an infant brother, Stevie Mansfield and sister, Rhonda Beery...
Gale Vann (02/05/15)
Gale Vann, 53, of Cabot, Ark., passed away February 1, 2015, at the UAMS Hospital in Little Rock, Ark. She was born to the late Deloyd "Dee" and Dorothy Imogene (Toombs) Dunlap on December 8, 1961, in Piggott. She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Rosie Davis and her brother, Donnie Dunlap...
Charles W. Underwood (02/02/15)
Charles W. Underwood, age 88, passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2015 in Conway, Ark. He was born on April 8, 1926, in Piggott, Ark., to Jimmy and Ethel (Cox) Underwood, and was the fifth of 10 children. He served in World War II in the Army Air Force, and was one of five brothers in various branches of service at the same time. ...
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