Obituaries from October 2001
Vera Dorris, 84, of Rector died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, in Rector. She was born March 9, l917, in Marmaduke to the late Charles are Arpie Reynolds. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Parrish Dorris; one brother, William Reynolds, and two sisters, Gladys Yancey and Eithel Nelson...
Russell Davis, 57, of Piggott died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2001, at his home. He was born Dec. 7, 1943, in Holcomb, Mo., the son of the late Thomas W. and Brooksy L. Miller Davis. He married Louise Meade on Dec. 4, 1971. He was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister...
Gaylon Homer Causey
Gaylon Homer Causey, 65, of Hematite, Mo., a native of Clay County, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2001, at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1935, in Pollard, the son of Homer and Dora McKinney Causey. He married Wilma Gene Johnson, who preceded him in death. He then married Dee Haffner Harmon, who survives...
Manuel Wayne Bullinger
Manuel Wayne Bullinger, 62, of Rector died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. A self-employed truck driver, he was born Dec. 30, 1938, in Lafe. He was a Baptist. Survivors include his mother, Opal Bullinger of Rector; three sons, Mike Bullinger of Mindin Mines, Mo., and Tony and Steven Bullinger, both of Modesto, Calif.; one daughter, Sherry Cottrell of Prather, Calif.; two brothers, Gene Bullinger and Lindle Bullinger, both of Rector; two sisters, Glenda Faye Shipley of Pleasant Plains and Nancy Roma Jean Nelson of Holcomb, Mo., and 12 grandchildren.. ...
Charlice Odean (Babb) McKay
Charlice Odean (Babb) McKay, 67, of 1017 S. Phillips, Rector, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2001, at Piggott Community Hospital. The daughter of the late Odes and Flossie Brackett Babb, she was born Sept. 18, 1934, in Maynard. She was a homemaker. Survivors include three sons, Jim Jones of St. ...
Rubie L. (Coleman) Landis
Rubie L. (Coleman) Landis, 89, formerly of the Rector area, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at the Senath Nursing Home in Senath, Mo. She was born April 30, 1912, in Murray, Ky., to the late John Robertson and Josephine (Garland) Robertson. She was a homemaker and lived most of her life in this community. She also was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church...
Pearl Holland, 80, of Kennett, Mo., a native of Rector, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at Kennett. A homemaker, Mrs. Holland was born Feb. 6, 1921, in Rector to the late Berry Crockett Young and Nancy Aley Johnson. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Wesley Holland; three brothers, Robert Alvin Young, Finnis Franklin Young and Earl Berry Young, and one sister, Bessie Aline Bridges...
Lillian L. "Tib" Mays
Lillian L. "Tib" Mays, 88, of Rector, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2001, at her home. A lifelong resident of Rector, she was born April 24, 1913, to the late Robert and Alice Miller. She was a homemaker and a member of the Fifth and Pine Church of Christ...
Edgar Leon (Bud) McGee
Edgar Leon (Bud) McGee, 89, of Rector died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2001, in the Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Oct. 31, 1911, in Hayti, Mo., the son of the late Walter and Ida Sanders McGee. He married Stella Halter on Nov. 13, 1935. To this union one son was born...
Denver Leon Easton
Denver Leon Easton, 74, of Paragould, a native of Clay County, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2001, at his home. A retired policeman, he was born Oct. 2, 1927, in Clay County to the late Gilbert and Lucy (Duffel) Easton. He served as Paragould Police Chief from 1975-78 and in more than 10 years with the Paragould Police Department also worked as a patrolman and with the criminal investigation division. He also worked as a deputy with the Greene County Sheriff's Department...
Jackie Ray Forrest
Jackie Ray Forrest, 44, of Corning died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2001, at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. The son of Curtis Alexander Forrest and Mildred Bessie (Dillard) Forrest of Corning, he was born Oct. 29, 1956, in Corning. He was employed in building contruction, was an Army veteran and a member of Post Oak Missionary Baptist Church at McDougal...
Donald Leroy Callantine
Donald Leroy Callantine, 72, of Norfork, formerly of Rector, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, at Mountain Home. He was born Dec. 2, 1928, in Manard, Mont. He was a retired auto mechanic and Air Force veteran having served in World War II and Korea. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, oil painting and camping. He was a Protestant...
Danny Joe Archer
Danny Joe Archer, 27, of Marmaduke died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001, at his home. Born March 28, 1974, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., he was employed by Anchor Packaging in Marmaduke and was a graduate of Southland High School. Survivors include his parents, Daniel and Shelia Archer of Arbyrd, Mo., and a brother, Brian Archer of Arbyrd...
Robert Franklin Milburn
Robert Franklin Milburn, 91, of Rector, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. He was born Dec. 31, 1909, in Greenway. He was retired from General Motors and was a member of the Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents...
Erma Geraldine Presson
Erma Geraldine Presson, 86, of Rector, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001, in Rector. She was born July 13, 1915, at Piggott to the late Walter Wimberley and Geneva Boyd Wimberley. She was a homemaker, a member of the First Baptist Church of Rector and a member of the Eastern Star...