John Thomas Perry
John Thomas Perry, 84, of Desoto, Mo., passed away July 23, 2016, at his home. He was born on March 17, 1932, in Piggott, Ark., and was the son of the late Alvin and Lola (Mowery) Perry. He was united in marriage to Bonnie Jean Haywood on July 25, 1951, and she preceded him in death on April 25, 2016. He was also preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard Perry...
Claude Alan Conner
Claude Alan Conner, 68, of Fairdealing, Mo., passed away on July 23, 2016, at the John J. Pershing V.A. Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Mo. He was born on May 16, 1948, at Qulin, Mo., to Elmer George Conner and Jamima (Winingnear) Conner. On Aug. 6, 1969, in Qulin, Mo., he married Maxine Bell, and she survives...
Etta Mae "Kay" Stockman
Etta Mae "Kay" Stockman, 73, of St. Francis, Ark., passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Ms. Stockman, daughter of Thomas and Bertha (Thacker) Osborn, was born on Wednesday, December 9, 1942, in Campbell, Mo...
Calvin Edward Blasingame
Calvin Edward Blasingame, 66, of Stephenville, Tex., passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 25, at Stephenville Funeral Home with burial to follow at Erath County Gardens of Memory. Visitation was held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, at Stephenville Funeral Home...
Gary Wayne Maltbie
Gary Wayne Maltbie, 68, of Powhatan, Ark., left us on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Gary shared his blessed talents as a genius mechanic, iron worker and creative builder. He served his country with distinction during the Vietnam War, earning two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts...
Camille Brewer Boyce
Camille Brewer Boyce, 95, passed away, peacefully in her home, on Friday morning, July 15, 2016, in Rancho Bernardo, Calif. She was born December 18, 1920, in Rector, Ark., to John Henry and Hattie Mae Stein Brewer. John Brewer owned Brewer Lumber Company. Camille grew up in Rector, and graduated from Rector High School in 1938. She attended nursing school at Southern Baptist Hospital, New Orleans, La., where she earned a degree as a Registered Nurse. She worked as an operating room nurse...
Melvin William Holifield
Melvin William Holifield, 96, of Pollard, Ark., passed away July 17, 2016, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice Center in Jonesboro, Ark. He was born May 30, 1920, in Pollard, to the late James and Carrie Holifield, and was united in marriage to Alma Crews on Oct. 7, 1939...
Martin "Marty" Raymond Hughes
Martin "Marty" Raymond Hughes, of Campbell, Mo., left this world and rests in God's care, on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald R. Hughes of Campbell; his grandparents, Martin and Hettie Hughes and Curt and Gladys Daffron all of St. Francis, Ark.; three aunts; four uncles; and one cousin from both the Hughes and Daffron Families...
Mary Lou Rogers
Mary Lou Rogers, 75 of Greenway, Ark., passed from this life on July 14, 2016, at her residence. She was born on April 19, 1941, in Dyess, Ark., to the late Earl and Fanny (Turner) Erwin. Mary was a school bus driver and loved spending time with her family and friends in her spare time...
Patsy Lee Taylor McCoy
Patsy Lee Taylor McCoy, 67, of Greene County, Ark., passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at her home. She was born on October 8, 1948, in Nimmons, Ark., and was the daughter of the late James F. and Lucille (Barrett) Taylor. She was united in marriage to John D. McCoy on July 16, 1966, and to this union two children, John and Lisa, were born...
Sharon Kaye Whitten
Sharon Kaye Whitten, 51, of Piggott, Ark., passed away on July 5, 2016, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott. She was born on February 10, 1965, in Modesto, Calif., and was the daughter of the late Wesley Ray and Joyce Marie (Douglass) Hartgroves...
Lavern "Mac" Manchester
Lavern "Mac" Manchester, aged 92, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life on June 29, 2016, at the Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. "Mac" as he was known by all who knew him, was born June 13, 1924, in Leonard, Ark., to the late H.M. Manchester and Clara (Pounds) Manchester. Mac was a lifelong and devoted citizen of Rector...
Ivelisse de la Funete
Ivelisse de la Fuente, 6 month old princess of Lyric Martinez and Benjamin de la Fuente, gained her angel wings on Sunday June 26, 2016. She was born on December 29, 2015, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was preceded in death by her Great- Great Grandparents, Otis and Arlene Merideth and her Great-Uncle, Brandon Merideth, of Rector...
Anna Louise Thompson
Anna Louise Thompson, 91, of Byhalia, Miss., formerly of Rector, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Olive Branch Methodist Hospital after bravely battling five years of Dementia/Alzheimer Disease. Louise was born August 28, 1924, and raised here. ...