John Gettings, 48, of St. Louis, Mo., passed away July 28, 2015, at his home. He was born October 6, 1966, the son of John Gettings and the late Jeanette Gettings. He is survived by his father and step-mother, John and Joyce Gettings of Piggott, Ark.; three sisters, Tisha (Gettings) Patterson of Rector, Ark., Kim Gordon of St. Louis and Chrissy Rhodes of St. Louis; two sons, Austin Gettings and John Gettings; four grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends...
Cynthia Ann Shepard
Cynthia Ann Shepard, 52, of Piggott, Ark., passed away August 1, 2015, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born on October 7, 1962, in Salina, Kan., and was the daughter of Stanley Orman and Irma Maxine Sprout. She is survived by her mother, Irma Maxine Sprout; two daughters, Skye Pratt of Rector, Ark. ...
Audra O. Luff
Audra O. Luff, 86, of St. Francis, Ark., passed away July 31, 2015, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell, Mo. She was born on February 4, 1929, in the Langley Community in Arkansas, and was the daughter of the late Burf and Lennie May (Boyd) Berry and Arch and Beulah Boyd, her uncle and aunt whom reared her...
Norma Dean Young
Norma Dean Young, 84, of McDougal, Ark., passed away July 24, 2015, at her home in McDougal. She was born on August 7, 1930, in McDougal, and was the daughter of the late Ralph Owen and Ora (Baker) Read. She was united in marriage to Earl Devon Young on July 23, 1948, and to this union four children were born. Norma was a member of the McDougal Church of Christ...
Howard D. Garner
Howard D. Garner, age 73, of Exeter, Mo., passed away at Cassville Health and Rehab, in Cassville, Mo. Mr. Garner, son of Lester and Hallie (Bowling) Garner, was born on April 2, 1942 in Greenway, Ark. On November 20, 1987, he was united in marriage to Ruby Merrett in Florida. ...
Joseph Eugene "Joe" Johnson
Joseph Eugene "Joe" Johnson, 65, of Piggott, Ark., passed away Friday, July 24, 2015, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born on May 21, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., and was the son of the late Wallace and Ina Louse "Lamb" Dunscombe Johnson...
Kelvin Reagans, 51, of Rector, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, surrounded by family and friends. Kelvin was born on February 18, 1964, in Paragould, to Wayne and Opal Reagans. He worked many years at Smoot Mobile Homes along the side of his sweetheart, Regina. ...
David Cecil Lack
David Lack was all about home, being born at home and died at home. David Cecil Lack passed at 5:11 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, 2015. David was born on Monday, September 16, 1935, in the township of Chalk Bluff in Clay County, Ark. David was the eldest of six children born to Cecil and Helen Almareda (Haywood) Lack...
Julia Annette Ort
Julia Annette Ort, 33, of Piggott, Ark., passed away July 8, 2015, at home surrounded by her family. She was born on August 15, 1981, in Kennett, Mo., and was the daughter of Fred and Linda (Stidham) Ort. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Bill and Audrey Stidham and paternal grandparents, George and Lillie Ort...
Larry James Woolbright
James Larry Woolbright, 68, of Campbell, Mo., passed away, Friday, July 3, 2015, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Mr. Woolbright, the son of William Everette and Lossie (Nunnery) Woolbright, was born on August 16, 1946, in Nations Bend, Ark...
John L. Bomar
On June 27, 2015, John L. Bomar, age 72, was received into the loving arms of our God, leaving the pain and suffering of the past three years behind. John was born, and grew up in, Piggott, Ark. After graduating from Piggott High School he spent four years in the United State Air Force, before joining Union Planters Bank as a computer operator. ...
Rose Marie "Rosie" Hayes
On July 3, 2015, the potlucks in heaven became much better when the good Lord called his sweet daughter Rosie home. She was a dedicated wife, mother and perfect Nanny. She was a lady who was just as comfortable climbing a tree as sitting in a church pew. Her biscuits will be missed but her smiles will be longed for. Rosie's life was just like her flower garden: full of color, joy, and shared amongst friends and family...