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Obituaries from March 2010

Velma Gail Gilkison (03/24/10)
Velma Gail Gilkison, 57, of Piggott, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Sept. 26, 1952, in Stonewall, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Melvin and Velma (Henley) Jones...
Vonna Lou Spinks (03/24/10)
Vonna Lou Spinks of Rector passed away Monday, March 22, 2010, at the age of 80 in the Piggott Community Hospital. She was born October 17, 1929, to the late Eric and Maybell (Hardy) Hancock in Rector. Vonna served as a teacher for 37 years, 25 of them in the Piggott...
Debbie Davidson (03/24/10)
Debbie Davidson, 60, formerly of Rector, Ark., passed away March 17, 2010, at her residence in Horn Lake, Miss. A graveside service was held on Saturday, March 20, at 12 p.m. at Flag Lake Cemetery. She is survived by her husband, Ronnie Davidson of Horn Lake, Miss.; her sons, Troy Davidson of Strayhorn, Miss., Kerry Davidson of Horn Lake, Miss., and Brady Davidson of Independence, Miss.; her step-father, Frank Green of Piggott, Ark.; her sisters, Jeanie Box of Batesville, Ark., Kathy Gardner of Jonesboro, Ark., Tina Rogers of Biggers, Ark., and Terri Monette of Canton, Ill.; her brothers, Sonny Reeves and Larky Reeves, both of Arkadelphia, Ark., Randy Reeves of St. ...
Kyle Bynum (03/24/10)
Kyle Bynum, 27, of Paragould died Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born Dec. 14, 1982, in Newport. He was the owner of Bynum's Lawn Service and a member of Marmaduke First Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman...
Shirley Glass (03/24/10)
Shirley Glass, 52, of Piggott, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2010, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. She was born Sept. 8, 1957, in East St. Louis, Ill. She accepted Christ at a young age and attended the New Hope Baptist Church in Pollard...
Larry Richard Karnes (03/24/10)
Larry Richard Karnes, 71, of Anderson, S.C., passed away Friday, March 19, 2010, at the AnMed Health Medical Center in Anderson. Born in Nashville, Tenn., July 13, 1938, he was the son of the late Daniel and Ruby (Langley) Karnes. ...
Joseph E.Downham (03/24/10)
Joseph E. Downham, 91, of Piggott passed away Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He was born Nov. 16, 1918, in Piggott and was the son of the late Byran W. and Ethel (Brandon) Downham...
Velma Gail Gilkison (03/24/10)
Velma Gail Gilkison, 57, of Piggott, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born Sept. 26, 1952, in Stonewall, Ark., and was the daughter of the late Melvin and Velma (Henley) Jones...
Charles Wright (03/24/10)
Charles R. Wright, 67, of Piggott, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2010, in the Piggott Community Hospital. He was born Sept. 19, 1942, in Piggott, and was the son of the late Raymond Andrew and Sylvia Virginia (Hughes) Wright...
Vonna Lou Spinks (03/24/10)
Vonna Lou Spinks of Rector passed away Monday, March 22, 2010, at the age of 80 in the Piggott Community Hospital. She was born October 17, 1929, to the late Eric and Maybell (Hardy) Hancock in Rector. Vonna served as a teacher for 37 years, 25 of them in the Piggott...
Harry Lee Snyder (03/17/10)
Harry Lee Snyder, 75, of Rector passed from this life on Monday, March 15, 2010, at the Evergreen Health Care Center. He was born July 25, 1934, to the late John and Mary (Roofe) Snyder in Clay County. Harry was a wonderful husband and loving Dad. He loved all of his family and friends and will be missed by all who had the joy of knowing him...
Edgar Medling (03/17/10)
Edgar Medling, 80, of McDougal died Sunday March 14, 2010, at St. Bernards Hospice in Jonesboro. Born March 8, 1930, in Oxly, Mo., Mr. Medling worked as a millwright and was a member of Local 1102 for 50 years. He was a member of Sugar Creek Country Club in Piggott and former Mayor of McDougal. He was of the Church of Christ faith...
Floyd Hayes (03/17/10)
Floyd Doyle "Johnny" Hayes of Senath, Mo., son of the late James Leonard and Clara E. (Elder) Hayes, was born Sept. 20, 1926, in Wayne County, Mo., and passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, at Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott at the age of 83...
William Allen (03/10/10)
William Eugene "Bill" Allen of Pollard, passed away Feb. 28, 2010, at the Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Jan. 2, 1930, he was the son of William Owen Allen and Amy Ruth (Miller) Allen. His step-mother, Bertha (Smith) Allen, helped raise him after the passing of his mother...
Abigail Lucille Farmer (03/10/10)
Abigail Lucille Farmer, 4 months, of Paragould, died Friday, March 5, 2010, at her residence. Born November 4, 2009, in Paragould, she was the daughter of Kevin and Brittany Farmer. Other survivors include her brother, Cody Farmer, and sister, Lillyan Farmer, both of the home; paternal grandparents, Richard and Judy Farmer of Gadsden, Alabama; maternal grandparents, Tim and Elaine Martin of Thomaston, Georgia, and Scottie and Carmela Phillips of Paragould; maternal great-grandparents, Debbie and Gary Martin of Thomaston, Georgia, Cheryl Tate of Locust Grove, Georgia, Judy Mayne and Tim Lockwood of Paragould, and maternal great-great-grandmother, Lucille Rouse of Paragould.. ...
Rev. Raymond Albert Johnson (03/04/10)
Rev. Raymond Albert Johnson, 92, of Blytheville died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at the Great River Medical Center. Born in Piggott to the late Robert Albert and Lula (Duty) Johnson, he was retired minister and school teacher and a member of First Baptist Church. He was a devoted husband of 61 years and a devoted father who enjoyed being a ham radio operator...
Mary Estelle Vincent (03/04/10)
Mary Estelle Vincent, 90, of Piggott, passed away Monday, March 1, 2010, at Murphy Health and Rehabilitation Center in Piggott. She was born January 12, 1920, near St. Francis, and was the daughter of the late John Henry and Ollie Luella (Morris) Pittman...
Jodee Armour (03/04/10)
Jodee Armour, 81, of Kennett, formerly of Piggott, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at National Health Care in Kennett after a struggle with cancer. Jodee was born near Kennett April 28, 1928 and was the daughter of the late James Edgar and Mary (Beard) Taylor. She was married to David Armour and he also preceded her in death...
Matt Avery (03/04/10)
Matt Avery, 24, of Jonesboro, passed away on Sunday, February 28, 2010. Matt was a nine-year cancer survivor. He graduated Cum Laude from ASU with a B.S. in Psychology. He was preceded in death by his uncles, Gary Avery, Bruce Avery and Tony Avery; his grandfather, Donald Avery; grandmother, Hope Allison, and his great-grandmother, Edith Allen...
John D. DeLuryea (03/04/10)
John D. DeLuryea, 64, of Rector passed from this life on February 24, 2010, at his residence. He was born October 7, 1945, to the late Chester Stallings and Leota (Maltbie) DeLuryea. He retired from the Air Force as Master SGT. and worked as a machinist for NATCO...
Linda Kay Waldron (03/04/10)
Linda Kay Waldron of Rector passed from this life on February 24, 2010, at the age of 69 years in the Murphy's Health and Rehabilitation in Piggott, Arkansas. She was born January 22, 1941, to the late Morgan and Mary Vernelia...
Marie Hardin Street (03/04/10)
Marie Hardin Street, 88, a longtime Memphis resident, died at home on February 28, 2010. She was born in Marmaduke, Ark., the daughter of Hollie Roy Hardin and Nannie May McNiel and graduated from Rector High School in 1939...
Mary Estelle Vincent (03/04/10)
Mary Estelle Vincent, 90, of Piggott, passed away Monday, March 1, 2010, at Murphy Health and Rehabilitation Center in Piggott. She was born January 12, 1920, near St. Francis, and was the daughter of the late John Henry and Ollie Luella (Morris) Pittman...
Osborn "Dobbin" WIlcoxson (03/04/10)
Osborn "Dobbin" WIlcoxson, 80, of East Peoria, Ill., passed away at 6:38 a.m. Saturday Feb. 27, 2010, at his home with his family by his side. He was born Dec. 22, 1929, in Cardwell, Mo., to William Jesse and Viola M. Michael Wilcoxson. He married Mary A. Reynolds in Pekin, Ill., on April 26, 1950. She survives...