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Obituaries from August 2002

Richard Meadows Mitchell (08/29/02)
Richard Meadows Mitchell, Sr., 83, of Paragould died Sunday Aug. 25, 2002. He was born Sept. 6, 1918, in Paragould to the late Randal and Lucy Wyatt Mitchell. He was owner of Mitchell Funeral Home, a member of Second and Walnut Church of Christ, former member of the Paragould Jaycees, served on the Arkansas Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors from 1968-1973, past President of Arkansas Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors; Arkansas Funeral Director of the year, 1975-76, Past President of Arkansas Funeral Directors Association and Board member of Memorial Insurance Company of America.. ...
James Lewis Qualls (08/29/02)
James Lewis Qualls, 58, died March 9, 2002, at the Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla. He is buried in the West Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Stantonville, Tenn., and in the same town and family has held their yearly family reunion for the past 50 years. He had a very fast growing brain tumor...
R.L. Barnhart (08/14/02)
Funeral services were held Thursday Aug. 1, for R.L. Barnhart, 62, of Sanger, Calif., who died July 27, 2002. He was the owner of R.L. Barnhart Turkey Ranch. He is survived by his wife, Eloyce Barnhart, of Sanger; three daughters, Debbie Gray and husband, Stan, of Visalia and Terri Kron and husband, Brian, and Denis Ruschhaupt and husband, David, all of Fresno; one son Richard Barnhart of Fresno; five sisters, Patty Cross of Arkansas, Dorothy Reddick of Illinois, and Linda Almgren, Betty Young and Donna Osback, all of Fresno; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.. ...
Jesse James "Jack" Glasgow (08/14/02)
Jesse James "Jack" Glasgow, 70, of Corning died Wednesday Aug. 7, 2002 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born Jan. 18, 1932, the son of the late Morgan Glasgow and Emmaline Hinkle Glasgow. He was a farmer. He is survived by his wife, Martha Glasgow, of the home; two sons, James Glasgow and Mark Glasgow of McDougal; three daughters, Linda Miller, Margaret Earline Glasgow and Carolyn Wanda Lee Glasgow Hunt; two brothers, W.L. ...
Arl Dean "Bud" King (08/14/02)
Arl Dean "Bud" King of Paragould died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born Feb. 11, 1930, in Kansas City, the son of the late Harry Arl and Mable Marten King. He was a retired funeral director and minister. He retired from the Air Force with a rank of technical sergeant and was a veteran of the Korean War and the Viet Nam era...
Ralph Ervin Pruett (08/21/02)
Ralph Ervin Pruett, 74 of Rector died Monday, Aug. 12, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born Nov. 29, 1927, in Rector, the son of the late Carl Ervin and Pearl Blackwell Pruett. He was a barber and was a veteran of the Merchant Marines. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a 50-year Mason with Dannelly Lodge 300...
Imogene Murray (08/29/02)
Imogene Murray, 80, of Rector died Aug. 24, 2002, at Rector Healthcare in Rector. She was born Aug. 22, 1922, in Rector to the late T F Guthrie and Lela (Sanders) Guthrie. She married Alvin Murray May 16, 1942. He preceded her in death Jan. 9, 1998...
Clois Wan Butler (08/29/02)
Clois Wan Butler, 87, of Rector, prominent farmer and a retired director of Clay County Electric Cooperative of 47 years, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Mr. Butler served as secretary-treasurer, vice-president and president during his terms as director. ...
Keith Albert Gilliam (08/29/02)
Keith Albert Gilliam, 36, of Marmaduke died Wednesday Aug. 21, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born April 28, 1966, in Paragould. He was a factory worker with Emerson Electric and a member of the First Baptist Church in Marmaduke...
General Woodrow Prince (08/14/02)
General Woodrow Prince, 81, of Marmaduke died Monday, Aug. 19, 2002, in Jonesboro. He was born Feb. 28, 1921, in Delaplaine, the son of the late Willie Prince and Bertha Wilson Prince. He married Velma Irene Kirby on May 3, 1937, and was a member of the Church of God of Paragould. He was a shop blast operator for the Bebdex Company...
Robert Jay Warner III (08/07/02)
Robert Jay Warner III, of Neelyville, Mo., died Monday July 29, 2002 at his residence. He was born Oct. 8, 1953, in Cherokee, N.C., to the late Robert Warner II and Georgia Skaggs Merrit. He was a member of the Baptist faith. Two brothers, Tommy Clifton and Clifford Warner, also preceded him in death...
Freeda Etta Earline Gregory (08/07/02)
Freeda Etta Earline Gregory, 82, of Rector died July 24, 2002, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Born Sept. 8, 1919, in Greene County, to the late James R. Parish and Hattie (Wofford) Parish she was a lifelong member of the community, a homemaker and a member of the White Oak General Baptist Church...
Brema I. Graves (08/07/02)
Brema I. Graves, 83, of Michigan City, Ind., died on Aug. 2, 2002, at St. Anthony Memorial Health Centers in Michigan City. She was born July 19, 1919, in Fagus, Mo., the daughter of the late Carrol and Elizabeth Garner Craft. She married the Windle Graves in Piggott on Dec. 28, 1937. She was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Michigan City...
Lois Coward Van Middlesworth (08/07/02)
Lois Coward Van Middlesworth, 70, of Campbell passed away Monday, Aug. 5, 2002 in the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. in Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Donnie Earl Dell officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Campbell. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of arrangements. Viewing will be held today starting at 12:30 p.m. until service time...
Bertie Marie Staples Myers O'Neill (08/28/02)
Bertie Marie Staples Myers O'Neill, 86, of Piggott, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2002, in the St. Bernard Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born April 27, 1916, in Piggott, the daughter of the late Albert J. and Lula Ann Kerr Staples. She was united in marriage to James Ralph Myers, who preceded her in death in 1961, and to this union three children were born. She married Ralph O'Neill, and he also preceded her in death...
Stella Amy Pollard Toombs (08/28/02)
Stella Amy Pollard Toombs, 90, of Piggott, died Aug. 20, 2002. She was born April 5, 1912, in Pollard, the daughter of the late Lenuel and Ida Pitts Pollard. She was married to Youil Conley on Sept. 9, 1934, and to this union one daughter was born. She married Clovis Toombs on Oct. 11, 1952, and to this union one son was born...
Thelma H. Mann (08/28/02)
Thelma H. Mann, 91, of Piggott, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2002, in St. Peters, Mo. She was born Oct. 28, 1910, in Campbell, the daughter of the late William Clarence and Modean Rogers Ingram. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Earl Mann on June 4, 1927. To this union one son was born. Lloyd Earl preceded her in death in 1969...
Gregory "Greg" Scott Francis (08/28/02)
Gregory "Greg" Scott Francis, 54, of Piggott, formerly of Loveland, Colo., died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, in Loveland, where for the past two weeks he was visiting his children. After a private family visitation, his body was cremated, and no other services are planned...
Marie Turner Redmon (08/14/02)
Marie Turner Redmon, 81, of Festus, Mo., formerly of Nimmons, died Aug. 9, 2002, in her home. She was born Nov. 7, 1920, near Nimmons, the daughter of the late John Henry and Leuticia Cantrell Turner. She was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters...
Robert Joseph Mack (08/21/02)
Robert Joseph Mack, 21, of Greenbrier, Ark., died Sunday Aug. 18, 2002. He was a student at Henderson State University. He taught a college Bible study class, a member of Alpha Eta Rho, a licensed airplane pilot, a certified scuba diver and a black belt in martial arts...
Olive Pollock Cox (08/21/02)
Olive Pollock Cox, 72, of Dearborn Heights, Mich., died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, in the Heartland Heights Care Center in Dearborn Heights. She was born March 24, 1930, in Pollard, the daughter of the late Thomas and Aidella Mayo Pollock. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Burl Cox on Nov. 3, 2000; one son; three sisters, Mary, Bertha and Margie; and one brother Jim...
Ruby Merrell (08/14/02)
Ruby Merrell, 89, of Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Nimmons, died Monday, Aug.12, 2002, at the home of her son in Madisonville. Born Aug. 3, 1913, in Rector, she was the daughter of the late Charles L. Nelson and Emma Spencer Nelson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Lloyd Merrell, in 1981;one daughter, Louise Taylor, in 1992; one sister, Cleo Merrell; and one brother, Ted Nelson...
Eldridge Earl Porterfield (08/14/02)
Eldridge Earl Porterfield, 83, of Piggott, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at the NEA Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Piggott on Oct. 30, 1918, he was preceded in death by his parents, Eldridge Ellis and Lela Mae Wheeler Porterfield; one sister, Olga Lee Porterfield Jennings; and one granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Porterfield...
Olive Pollock Cox (08/14/02)
Olive Pollock Cox, 72, of Dearborn, Mich., died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002 in Dearborn. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Chapel. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home in Piggott...
Lois Coward Van Middlesworth (08/14/02)
Lois Coward Van Middlesworth, 70, of Campbell, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2002 in the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. She was born Aug. 29, 1931, in Campbell, the daughter of Grover and Alvah Tucker Cashion. She was united in marriage to Edward Coward, who died Feb. 8, 1985, and to this union one son was born. She was then married to the late Harry Van Middlesworth...
Clois Wan Butler (08/21/02)
Clois Wan Butler, 87, of Rector, prominent farmer and 47-year director of Clay County Electric, died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Mr. Butler was a former director of the state board of directors of REA and was a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Board...
Narine Bradberry (08/21/02)
Narine Bradberry, 83, of McDougal, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2002, in the Piggott Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 6, 1918, in Boydsville, the daughter of the late Grover and Lula Harris Neeley. She was united in marriage to George Edmond Bradberry on May 10, 1935, and to this union three children were born...
Omagene McDowell Hubbard (08/07/02)
Omagene McDowell Hubbard, 69, of McDougal, died Thursday, Aug 1, 2002, in the Family Medical Center in Corning. She was born in Piggott, the daughter of the late Edgar and Evalee Rogers McDowell. She was united in marriage to Willie Hubbard. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wayne and Norman McDowell; and one sister, Doris McDowell...
John Harley Clark (08/07/02)
John Harley Clark, 93, of Piggott, died July 31, 2002, in his daughter's home in Piggott. He was born Sept. 3, 1908, in Piggott, the son of the late Loren and Clara Bell Mowery Clark. He was united in marriage to Vessie Scott Jan. 3, 1941. To this union three daughter were born...
Annie Modine Davison (08/07/02)
Annie Modine Davison, 91, of Manila, died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at her home. Born at Perry County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Ida Bell Boyd Fowler and had been a Manila resident since 1932. She was the widow of Albert Davison and was a member of the Browns Chapel Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Lemoin Davison, and a son-in-law, Don Pitts...