Lynda Lois (Hill) Daub
Lynda Lois Hill Daub, dearly beloved daughter of the late Herbert L. Hill and Maxine Hill Book was born on July 15, 1948, in Piggott, Ark., and departed this life on January 23, 2015, in Jacksonville, Fla. Lynda grew up in Piggott and graduated from Piggott High School with the class of 1966. She was also a graduate of Arkansas State University with the class of 1970. She was a Christian and a member of Mandarin United Methodist Church in Jacksonville, Fla...
Ruby Lee (Scheffler) Hampton
Ruby Lee (Scheffler) Hampton--The Lord called Ruby home on January 22, 2015, at her home. She was 89 years of age. Ruby was born on March 3, 1925, to Bill and Gladys (Krick) Scheffler. Ruby married Loyd William Hampton on Oct. 21, 1940, and to this union 11 children were born...
Carol (Faught) Wellman
Carol Wellman, 49 of Rector passed from this life on January 18, 2015, at the NEA Baptist Hospital. She was born April 20, 1965, to Charles Faught and Marjorie (Edmonds) Sullins. At the age of 15 she began caring for the elderly. She then went on to get her CNA license and devoted much time and love to this task. She worked in various nursing homes and made many friends by caring for their loved ones...
Mary Ellen Monday
Mary Ellen Monday, 89, of Springfield, Mo., was born on August 29, 1925, in Piggott, Ark., to Dale Cole and Joe Parton. She passed away on January 19, 2015. She was united in marriage to Bob Monday on April 7, 1945, loved to travel and spend time with family and friends...
James Roscoe Gookin
James Roscoe Gookin crossed the bridge and laid down for eternal rest on January 14, 2015, with his family at his side. Dad was born on August 11, 1924 in Dyersburg, Tenn. to Virgle Eugene Gookin and Ethel Pauline (Anglin) Gookin. Dad was raised on a farm with 14 siblings, where he worked and picked cotton with his family. ...
Lola Grace Sanders Cossey
A Home Going Celebration for Lola Grace Sanders Cossey will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 17, at The First General Baptist Church in Rector. The viewing will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, January 16. Mrs. Cossey went to be with The Lord on January 13, in Lebanon, Tenn. (near Nashville). She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobby Cossey; daughter, Beverly Cossey Easton and parents, Elic and Margie Sanders...
Mildred "Mickie" Besserman
Mildred "Mickie" Besserman, 72, of Piggott, Ark., passed away January 13, 2015, at her home. She was born September 28, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo., and was the daughter of Lloyd and Pearl (Cullum) Dees. She was united in marriage to Stephen M. Besserman on March 12, 1959, and to this union seven children were born...
Wanetta Irene Smitherman
Wanetta Irene Smitherman, 79, passed away on January 8, 2015, in North Little Rock, Ark. She is survived by her son, Mark Smitherman, and his wife, Susan, of Sherwood; two granddaughters, Sonet Weed and Shelby Ragland, of North Little Rock; and long-time friend Charles Bridges, of Orange, Calif...
(Elma) Jayne Duffel Calvin passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Jayne was born on September 14, 1938, to the late Rev. Henry and Freeda Duffel. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jack Calvin; a daughter, Kristie McConnell and one brother, Charles Duffel...
Janice Anita (Holifield) Qualls, 67, of Piggott, passed away January 10, 2015, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on October 20, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., and was the daughter of William Newton Holifield and Exie (Nelson) Holifield...
Lillian Potts, 92, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015, at General Baptist Nursing Home, in Campbell, Mo. She was born on September 23, 1922, in Kennett Mo., and was the daughter of the late John and Lottie King. She was united in marriage to the late M. L. Potts on Jan. 23, 1947, and to this union two children were born...
Janice Spence, 79, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Piggott Community Hospital. She was born on August 2, 1935, in Pollard, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Youil Conley and Stella Amy Pollard. Janice was devoted in her Baptist Faith and loved listening to Christian music...
Charles Oscar Glover
Charles Oscar Glover, 71, of Independence, Mo., passed away December 28, 2014 at his home. He was born September 19, 1943, to the late Ural Lester and Mamie (Gordon) Glover in Piggott, Ark. He was preceded in death by one brother, Carl Glover. He was a Mason and a Shriner. He was a member of the American Legion, and helped conduct military honors for many veterans' funerals for many years...
Offadohl (Whitehorn) Griffith
Offadohl (Whitehorn) Griffith, 78, of Ortonville, Mich., and formerly of Rector, was born August 6, 1936 and died December 30, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, James "Sonny" Griffith; her parents; three sisters and one brother. She is survived by her children, Bunnie (Larry) Sunn of Salt Flat, Tex., Collene Pace of Lake Orion, Mich., Rhonda O'Berry of Ortonville, Mich., Wendell (Brenda) Griffith of Colorado Springs, Colo. ...
Jason Dale Stroud
Jason Dale Stroud, 34, of Lafe, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born February 22, 1980, in Batesville, Ark., he was a plumber for RGB and of the Baptist faith. Jason enjoyed his family, camping with them and cooking outdoors...