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Jimmie Charles Curtis (04/16/15)
Jimmie Curtis, 77 of Rector passed away April 15, 2015 at The Med in Memphis,Tennessee. He was born to Auta (Ike) and Mary (Bookout) Curtis on September 5, 1937. He was retired from Darling and had worked there for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his father: Ike Curtis and a son: Kevin Curtis...
Richard "Ricky" Lynn McDowell (04/13/15)
Richard "Ricky" Lynn McDowell, 59, of Marmaduke, passed from this life on Sunday April 12, 2015, at his residence. He was born on November 13, 1955, in Gideon, Mo., to the late Gerald and Geraldine (Rutledge) McDowell. Ricky enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren at the farm. ...
Alma Louise English (04/13/15)
Alma Louise English, age 86, of Barnhart, Mo., passed away Sunday April 5, 2015 at her home. She was born November 21, 1928 in Piggott, Ark., the daughter of the late Dovie (nee Krick) and Eddie Scheffler. She is survived by her husband, James Robert English; her sons, Bobby English of Barnhart and David (Donna) English of Barnhart; a brother, Everett (the late Carlene) Scheffler of Festus, Mo.; a sister Lucille (Rex) Cate of Piggott, Ark.; her grandchildren, Crystal Louise (James Ricky, Jr.) Rorie of Bolivar, Mo., Breann (Christopher) Landis stationed in Japan, Katie (Tyler) Davis of Barnhart, Alexis English of Jadwin, Mo. ...
Judy Marie (Mote) Wilson (04/13/15)
Judy Marie (Mote) Wilson, 69, of Rector, passed from this life on April 10, 2015, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born on December 7, 1945, in Conway, to the late Kenneth and Mary Lee (Carr) Lovelady. She was raised in Damascus, Ark., until the age of 12 by her grandparents, Bill and Sarah Lovelady. ...
Daisy Robinson (04/10/15)
Daisy Robinson, 93, of McDougal, Ark., passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark. She was born on March 17, 1922, near Naylor, Mo., and was the daughter of the late Jess and Alice (Campbell) Rigdon...
Charla Denise Weber (04/08/15)
Charla Denise Weber, 48, of Rector, passed from this life on Thursday April 2, 2015, at her residence. She was born on January 15, 1967, in Paragould to Dennis and the late Joann (Beaton) Weber. She was of the Baptist faith and was an avid athlete, playing for Rector High School and later going on to Southern Baptist College and Lyon College where she received both an Associate's and Master's degree...
Dois Marie Shipley (04/07/15)
Dois Marie Shipley, 80, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Jonesboro. She was born October 13, 1934 in Boydsville, Arkansas. Mrs. Shipley was a caretaker for individuals and a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church, Jonesboro. Survivors include one son, Ron (Jill) Shipley of Jonesboro; three brothers, Lois Kirklin of Kennett, Melvin (LaNell) Kirklin of Paragould and Don (Jo Ann) Kirklin of Rector, and one sister, Wanda Camp of Jonesboro. ...
LaVerne Carman (04/07/15)
LaVerne Carman, 91, of Piggott, passed from this life on April 6, 2015, at the General Baptist Nursing Home. She was born January 27, 1924, to the late Charles and Mary (Foster) Gauf. She enjoyed raising a garden, her handwork of all kinds and cooking for her family...
James "Jim" Metz (04/07/15)
James "Jim" Travillion Metz, 66, of Madison, Miss., formerly of Piggott, Ark., passed away Friday, April 3, 2015, in Vicksburg, Miss. He was born on January 26, 1949, in Piggott, Ark., and was the son of James Metz and Audine (Bearden) Smart. He was preceded in death by his mother, Audine Smart, and wife, Willie Jo Metz...
Jessica Kay Stallcup (04/02/15)
Jessica Kay Stallcup, 43, of Rector, died Monday, March 30, 2015, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Mo. Jessica was a resident of NHC Healthcare of Kennett, where she had happily resided for a year. Jessica was born June 6, 1971, in Paragould, Ark., to Wes and Ann Stallcup of Rector. ...
Gerald Underwood (04/02/15)
Gerald Underwood, 93, of Palm Bay, Fla. passed away on March 31, 2015. He was born in Piggott, Ark. to Jimmy and Ethel (Cox) Underwood and was the fourth of 10 children. He married Janet Still of Detroit, Mich. in 1950. He attended Piggott schools, played on the Mohawk football team and graduated in the class of 1940. ...
Dillon McNew (03/31/15)
Dillon McNew, 21, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015, at UAMS in Little Rock, Ark., the result of a tragic tractor accident. He was born on March 30, 1993, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Dillon enjoyed playing football for the Piggott Mohawks and loved hunting fishing and all the good things of life, but above all, he loved his family and friends...
Evelyn Lorene Simpson (03/30/15)
Evelyn Lorene Simpson, 93, of Piggott, Ark., passed away March 30, 2015, at the Piggott Community Hospital. She was born June 15, 1921, to the late Jeff and Ruby (Bradberry) Morris. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Doyne Simpson and a sister, Claudine Ginsburg...
Peggy Scheffler (03/30/15)
Peggy Scheffler, 74, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.. She was born on October 28, 1940, in Clay County, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Dee and Effie (Keller) Bland. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Sterling Bland...
June Ella Thompson (03/30/15)
June Ella (Haywood) Thompson was born June 21, 1932, to Herbert and Neatie (Edwards) Haywood. June passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family. On Feb. 3, 1951, June was married to Edward Thompson and to this union five children were born, Debra, Martie, Anthony, Tamara and Kyle Ray...
Sherman Dean Steward (03/30/15)
Sherman Dean Steward, 78, of Campbell, Missouri, passed away Thursday, March 25, 2015, at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born on March 5, 1937, in Holcomb, Missouri, and was the son of the late Herman and Dimple Lennie Hicks Steward...
Curtis Ray Dowdy (03/26/15)
Curtis Ray Dowdy, 71, of Rector, Ark., died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at his residence He was born February 15, 1944, in St. Louis, Mo., to Raymond T. L. and Nadine Dowdy. Mr. Dowdy retired as a tool and die maker from Monroe Auto Equipment and was of the Baptist faith...
Jim Ray Chumbley (03/26/15)
Jim Ray Chumbley, 59, of Piggott passed from this life unexpectedly on March 19, 2015 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born on June 7, 1955, in St. Louis, Mo., to the late Donald Ray and Lillian Kathryn (High) Chumbley. He was a Maintenance Manager for Ansehl for 20 years...
Paulette Foster (03/26/15)
Paulette Foster, 68, of Piggott, Ark., passed away March 25, 2015, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Piggott. She was born on March 9, 1947, in Piggott, Ark., and was the daughter of Neeley and Norma (Green) Stinebrook. Her father, Neeley Stinebrook, preceded her in death...
Silas Edwin Brewer (03/24/15)
Silas Edwin Brewer, 93, of Berryville, Ark., passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott, Ark. He was born November 13, 1921, in Mt. Vernon, Ark., to the late Christopher Columbus Brewer and Eva Mae (Keithley) Brewer...
Jackie C. Gott (03/23/15)
Mr. Jackie C. Gott, 83, of McDougal, Ark., was born near Pollard, in Clay County, Ark., on November 19, 1931, the son of the late Mr. Sam and Mrs. Lula (Hillyer) Gott. Jack passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Corning Therapy and Nursing Center in Corning, Ark., surrounded by family and friends...
Marcella Virginia Powell (03/20/15)
Marcella Virginia Powell, 91, formerly of Rector, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015 in Fort Smith, Ark. She was born on February 25, 1924 to Claud L. King and Henrietta (Foster) King on a small rural farm outside of Rector. During her early years she was brought up on the farm, and lived a short time in St. Louis, Mo., returning to Rector with her mother and father some years later. When Marcella was 17 she moved back to St. Louis to live with her aunt and find work...
Charles L. Evans (03/20/15)
Charles L. Evans was born June 16, 1935 in Paragould, Ark., and died March 14, 2015 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was 79 years old. He was a retired farmer and a member of Alexander Baptist Church. He was a past board member of Farm Services Association, a cattle farmer and a life time member of Farm Bureau. He was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and an avid Rook and Checkers player. He especially loved bragging on his family...
Leddell Milburn (03/20/15)
Leddell Milburn, 89, of Rector, passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Born September 6, 1925, in Boydsville, Mr. Milburn was a retired farmer and member of the Boydsville Church of Christ. He was the last surviving soldier from World War II in the Rector area and had fought on the front lines in Germany...
Flora Marie Randleman (03/20/15)
Flora Marie Randleman, 95, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Rector Health and Rehab. She was born on April 13, 1919, to the late Charles Henry and Janie Elizabeth (Gogue) Stallings. She was the youngest of 10 brothers and sisters, whom all preceded her in death. In 1940 she married Eldon Rudy Randleman, Sr. and they had been married for 58 years when he passed away in 1999. She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Josie Essman...
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