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Norma Dean Young (07/27/15)
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 (07/27/15)
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 (07/27/15)
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 (07/10/15)
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 (07/09/15)
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 (07/09/15)
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 (07/06/15)
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 (07/06/15)
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 (07/06/15)
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...
Charles Jackson "Chuck" Lewis, III (07/03/15)
Charles Jackson "Chuck" Lewis, III, of Dyersburg, Tenn., departed this life on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Jackson Regional Medical Center in Jackson, Tenn. Charles was born on May 22,1961, to Carrie Neal Jordan Lewis and Jack Lewis in Memphis, Tenn. ...
William George "Billy" Crouch, Jr. (07/02/15)
William George "Billy" Crouch, Jr., 47, of Piggott, Ark., passed away June 27, 2015, at his home. He was born on October 15, 1967, in St. Louis, Mo., and was the son of the late William George "Bill" Crouch and Betty (Hatley) Larkin. Survivors include his daughter, Emily Crouch of Rector; mother of his daughter, Linda Crouch of Rector; aunts, Tonia Cameron of California, Brenda McMillin of Peavly, Mo., Wilma Hatley of Imperial, Mo. ...
Lawanda Nell Chilcutt (06/30/15)
Lawanda Nell Chilcutt, 85, of Piggott, Ark., passed away June 29, 2015, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born on January 29, 1930, in Piggott, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Floyd and Thelma (Simpson) Vaughn. Her brothers, Jowel Vaughn and Darrell Vaughn also preceded her in death...
Susan Simpson (06/29/15)
Susan Simpson passed away on June 28, 2015, at her residence in Rector. She was an educator, and taught kindergarten for 18 years in the Rector School District. Later, she moved to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and worked on a Doctorate there while also teaching first grade for 10 years. Following her retirement from the classroom she returned to Rector...
Betty Jane (Roybal) Pruett (06/29/15)
Betty Jane (Roybal) Pruett, 71, of Las Vegas, Nev., and formerly of Rector, passed from this life on May 13, 2015, at her home with her family at her side. She was born May 21, 1944, in Fontana, Calif., to the late Fermin and Rose Roybal. She loved to spend time with her family, and working in her backyard and on her hill. She also loved traveling and hummingbirds...
Hope (Elder) Spragins (06/29/15)
Hope (Elder) Spragins, 75, of Batesville died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at UAMS in Little Rock. Born November 2, 1939, in Piggott, Ark., she was the daughter of Vilas and Marie Elder. Other than spending time with her grandchildren, Hope loved to travel with her family and friends. ...
Robert Lee "Bob" Palmer (06/29/15)
Robert Lee "Bob" Palmer, 90, of Piggott, Ark., passed away on June 26, 2015. Bob was born on February 6, 1925, in the Holly Island Community of Clay County. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Charles "Charlie" and Sarah "Annie" Palmer; two brothers, Jacob and Aaron Palmer and one sister, Charlene French...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • Robert Harris
    Robert Harris was an actor best known for his role in Eli Roth’s Cabin Fever. He had a particularly memorable role as the old man who worked at the country store, and sold guns, sandwiches, and a product called “Fox Piss”. He also appeared in Junebug and Eyeborgs. While he didn’t have many film credits, […]
  • Ingrid Sischy
    Ingrid Sischy was a South African writer and art critic with a focus on art, photography and fashion. She was best known as the editor of Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine from 1989 to 2008. She and her partner Sandra Brant were international editors for Vanity Fair.
  • James L. White
    James L. White was a screenwriter best known for writing the 2004 film Ray as well as Empress of the Blues and an untitled Dinah Washington biopic. He had received special recognition at the 25th Annual Tree of Life awards for outstanding screen writing for Ray. According to a report from Deadline, White’s attorney said […]
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown
    Bobbi Kristina Brown was the daughter of celebrity couple Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown. She was also a reality television and media personality, and a singer. She was seen on the reality show Being Bobby Brown, and was the sole beneficiary of Whitney Houston’s estate after her death in 2012. Later that year, she announced […]
  • Justin Lowe
    Justin Lowe was a guitarist for the metalcore band After the Burial. He played rhythm guitar as well as drums at one point and programming. He was with the band from 2004 to 2015.
  • Wayne Carson
    Wayne Carson was An American country musician, songwriter, and record producer. He is sometimes credited a Wayne Carson Thompson. His songs were performed by entertainers including Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, The Beach Boys, Joe Cocker, Al Green, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Bobby Darin, The Pet Shop Boys, Conway Twitty, Waylon Jennings, Gin Blossoms, Randy Trqvis, Eddy […]
  • Tom Moore
    Tom Moore was an American cartoonist best known for his work on the Archie comic book series. His work on the comic spanned from 1953 to 1988. Moore also worked on Snuffy Smith, Underdog, and Mighty Mouse. He worked with other Archie creators George Gladir, Orlando Busino, Sy Reit, and Frank Doyle.
  • E. L. Doctorow
    Edgar Lawrence “E. L.” Doctorow was an American author known for his historical fiction. He began his career as an editor at NAL, where he worked with Ian Fleming and Ayn Rand. He became editor-in-chief of The Dial Press in 1964, where he published works from James Baldwin, Norman Mailer, Ernest J. Gaines, and William […]
  • Theodore Bikel
    Theordore Bikel was an Academy Award-nominated actor and folk musician as well as an activist. Bikel’s first role was in The African Queeen. He was nominated for an Oscar for his role as Sheriff Max Muller in The Defiant Ones. His filmography includes: The African Queen, Moulin Rouge, Never Let Me Go, A Day to […]
  • Faigy Mayer
    Faigy Mayer was the founder and CEO of Appton, a New York-based application development startup responsible for a number of apps for Apple’s iOS operating system. Mayer was a graduate student of Accounting at CUNY, and had previously worked at META Kreative, Broadway Suites, and The Jockey Club. At the time of her death, her […]