Celebrity Obituaries

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Nancy Carroll Bolt

July 21, 1942 - May 20, 2018

Nancy Carroll Bolt, age 75, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born near Manila, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Ruth Stark Shrable and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by 1 brother, Junior Shrable. She is survived by: 2 SONS: John Bolt and his wife...
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Steven Dale Vernon

April 5, 1960 - May 10, 2018

Steven Dale Vernon, age 58, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, May 10, 2018, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Pontotoc, MS he was the son of the late James K. Vardy and Ellie Bunn Vernon and had been raised in the Blytheville area. Steven had been a longtime employee of the former Bush Canning Company of Blytheville. In addition to his parents he was preceded...
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Wilma Jean Lindsey

May 10, 1932 - May 8, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/892795 Wilma Jean Lindsey, age 85, of Manila, passed from this life Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the daughter of the late Sid and Beulah Briggins Dildy and had lived most of her life in Manila. Wilma was retired from Borg-Warner Automotive in Blytheville and was a charter member of the Bethany...
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Terry Bill

July 30, 1937 - May 3, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/891667 Terry Bill, age 80, of Manila, died Thursday, May 3, 2018 at the Unity Health / Harris Medical Center in Newport. Born in Memphis, he was the son of the late Arthur and Emily Hepburn Bill and had lived most of his life in Memphis. A graduate of Southside High School in Memphis, Terry later received journalism and broadcasting...
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Debra Kaye Chamberlain

December 17, 1963 - May 2, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/891760 Debra Kaye Chamberlain, age 54, of Leachville, passed from this life Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at her home. Born in Michigan City, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Charles E. Chamberlain and had been a Leachville resident the last 3 years. She was a 1980 graduate of the Christian Academy in Jonesboro and was a member of the...
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Garrett R. Bearden

March 29, 1964 - May 2, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/891519 Garrett R. Bearden, age 54, of Jonesboro, former Leachville resident, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at his home. Born in Memphis, he was the son of the late John F. and Norma Joy Wallace Bearden and had lived most of his life in Leachville. Garrett was a 1982 graduate of Leachville High School and was a member of the Leachville First...
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Gary Wayne Perkins

January 7, 1954 - May 2, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/892157 Gary Wayne Perkins, age 64, of Manila, passed from this life Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Manila he was the son of the late Jessie Perkins and Alien Henson Perkins Jaco and was a 1972 graduate of Manila High School. Following high school he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving in...
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Regina Faye Riley

July 14, 1956 - April 25, 2018

Regina Faye Riley, age 61, of Leachville, formerly of Manila, passed from this life Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at her home. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Louie and Maxine Pierce Wadley and was a 1974 graduate of Manila High School. Regina was a longtime former resident of Sun, Louisiana where she worked several years at Freeland Enterprises in Covington, Louisiana. She made...
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Velma Ines Morries

May 6, 1929 - April 11, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/886163 Ines Morries, age 88, of Monette, former longtime Manila resident, passed from this life, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at her home. Born in Alicia, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Rosa Estes Williams and was raised in the Leachville and Monette areas. The widow of Jack Morries, she was retired from Brown Shoe Company and...
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Suzanne Hunt

October 13, 1950 - April 5, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/884643 Lesley Suzanne "Susan" Hunt, age 67 of Hornersville, Missouri, former longtime Manila resident, died Thursday, April 5, 2018, at her home. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late William "Dub" and Mary Margaret Woolard Blackwood and was a 1968 graduate of Manila High School. She later graduated from Cotton Boll...
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Terry Lee Sessum

November 26, 1964 - March 27, 2018

Terry Lee Sessum, age 53, of Cardwell, Missouri, passed from this life Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at his home. Born in Waukegan, IL, he was the son of the late Roy Allen Sessum and had been a Cardwell resident for the last 25 years. He had been employed by Quality Roofing. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a brother, David Sessum and 1 sister, Vicky Orphan. He is survived...
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Billy Ray Clayton

July 31, 1946 - March 26, 2018

Billy Ray Clayton, age 71, of Leachville, passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at his home. Born in Heber Springs, he was the son of the late Robie and Gertie Goff Clayton and had lived most of his life in Leachville. He was a retired farmer and had also worked for many years at the Kiech-Shauver Gin Company in Monette. Billy was a devoted family man and was of the Pentecostal faith. He loved music...
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Vena Brewer

January 30, 1950 - March 25, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/882180 Vena Brewer, age 68, of Lake City, died Sunday, March 25, 2018 at her home. Born in Monette, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and MaryAnn Elizabeth Huffman Carmichael and had attended Monette High School. The widow of Jr. Brewer, she had lived most of her life in the Monette and Manila areas. She had been a Lake City...
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Ronnie William Rountree

September 19, 1960 - March 24, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/881881 Ronnie Rountree, age 57 of Manila, passed from this life Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Monette and raised in Manila, he was the son of the late Arthur William and Doris Jean Fleeman Rountree. He was the former owner/operator of Ronnie Rountree Custom Hauling and Thrashing...
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Lisa Ann Burke

December 30, 1966 - March 23, 2018

Lisa Ann Burke, age 51, of Kennett, passed from this life Friday, March 23, 2018, at her home. Born in Centerville, IL she was the daughter of the late Robert Ervin Johnson and had been a Kennett resident since 1983. She was the former store manager for Fred's Department Store in Kennett. She is survived by: Her mother, Ella Blanch Griffin of Fort Saint Lucie, FL 3 BROTHERS: Tim...
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Harold Junior Blocker

April 29, 1940 - March 21, 2018

Harold Junior Blocker, age 77, of Kennett, MO, formerly of Leachville, passed from this life Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at his home. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late Lloyd Eugene and Charlcie Smith Blocker and had been raised in the Leachville area. Harold was a 1958 graduate of Leachville High School and a 1962 graduate of Arkansas State University where he earned a Bachelor...
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Marion Maurice Blocker

September 5, 1956 - March 20, 2018

Marion Maurice Blocker, age 61, of Roe, Arkansas, passed from this life Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at his home. The son of the late Floyd Blocker, he was born in Caraway and raised in Elaine. A 1974 graduate of Elaine High School, he later graduated from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy. He had been a Stuttgart area resident since 1991 and was a Program Associate...
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James Edward Meyers

October 21, 1929 - March 15, 2018

James Edward Meyers, age 88, of Cardwell, passed from this life Thursday, March 15, 2018, at his home. Born and raised in Corinth, MS, he was the son of the late William Neal and Lillie Virgie Timmons Meyers and had been a Cardwell area resident since 1952. He was a retired farmer having worked many years for Howard Eldridge Farms in Cardwell. In addition to his parents he was preceded in...
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Rodney Dale Gilpatrick

September 18, 1964 - March 11, 2018

Rodney Dale Gilpatrick, age 53 of Millington, Tennessee, former Leachville resident, died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the V. A. Medical Center in Memphis. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Jack and Alma Nance Gilpatrick and had lived in Michigan for several years before returning to Leachville as a teenager. He was a 1983 graduate of Leachville High School and was voted class favorite...
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Mabel Odell Davidson

September 23, 1927 - March 10, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/878240 Mabel Odell Davidson, age 90, of Manila, passed from this life Saturday, March 10, 2018 at her home. Born in Childress, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Effie Bazzill Rickard and had lived most of her life in Manila. A 1945 graduate of Manila High School, she had worked for the former Ely Walker Garment Company in...
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Anne Pauline Smith

January 23, 1920 - March 7, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/877320 Anne Pauline Smith, age 98, of Cardwell, Missouri passed from this life Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett. She was born January 23, 1920 in Arbyrd, Missouri to the late T. C. and Julia Grace Sando McHaney moving shortly thereafter to Leachville along with her 4 sisters and 4 brothers. She married...
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William Franklin Branum, Jr.

May 14, 1937 - March 6, 2018

William Franklin Branum, Jr. age 80, of Leachville, passed from this life Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Hornersville, MO to the late William F. and Virginia Mae Goff Branum he was a 1955 graduate of Arbyrd High School and had been an Arbyrd area resident for many years. He had lived in Leachville since 1990 where he owned and operated Branum's Electronic...
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Lynyrd Allen Brooks

June 22, 1980 - February 24, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/875068 Lynyrd Allen Brooks, age 37 of Pocahontas, former Leachville and Manila area resident passed from this life Saturday, February 24, 2018 in Coleman, Texas. Born in Osceola he was raised in the Leachville and Manila areas and was a 1999 graduate of Manila High School where he was a standout basketball player. He had worked as a...
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Jerry Lee Johnson

January 21, 1946 - February 24, 2018

Rev. Jerry Lee Johnson, age 72, of Manila, former Leachville resident, passed from this life Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Arkansas Continued Care Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Manila he was the son of the late Robert "Bolton" and Nina Bell Roach Johnson and was raised in the Lost Cane Community near Manila. He had worked as a meat cutter for the former Farmers Market grocery store in...
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Orene Lomax Perez

December 24, 1920 - February 15, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/872384 Orene Lomax Perez, age 97, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born in Paulding, Missouri she was the daughter of the late William Andrew and Effie Hendrixson Lomax and was a 1938 graduate of Arbyrd High School. She had been a Leachville resident since 1942 and was a...
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Delphia Irene Waddell

May 5, 1923 - February 9, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/870965 Delphia Irene Waddell, age 94, of Manila, the widow of Mr. Carroll Waddell, passed from this life Friday, February 9, 2018, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Charley and Mary Parker Crouse and had been raised in Manila. A 1943 graduate of Manila High School, she had...
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Wanda Joyce "Pat" Bolar

December 25, 1949 - February 1, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/868414 Wanda Joyce "Pat" Bolar, age 68, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late R.L. and Beatrice Stanley Swink and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. A 1967 graduate of Leachville High School she...
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Sean Douglas Puckett

April 12, 1976 - January 28, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/867685 Sean Douglas Puckett, age 41, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Little Rock, he was the son of the late Hershel Douglas Puckett, and was raised in Little Rock before moving with his family to Earle, Arkansas at the age of 12. A 1994 graduate of Earle...
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Joe Douglas Wells

August 5, 1935 - January 26, 2018

Joe Douglas Wells, age 82, of Blytheville, former Manila and Osceola resident died Friday, January 26, 2018, at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Etowah, he was the son of the late Russell William and Mary Eunice Edwards Wells and was raised in Osceola. A 1953 graduate of Osceola High School he served in the U.S. Marine Corps and later joined the U.S. Army. He had been...
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Kenneth Lee King

September 9, 1964 - January 23, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/866054 Kenneth Lee King, age 53, of Leachville, passed from this life Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. Born in Memphis, TN, he was raised in Northeast Arkansas and was a 1983 graduate of Leachville High School. Before becoming ill, he had been a longtime employee of Monroe Auto Equipment Co. in...
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Larry George Flagg

July 7, 1939 - January 21, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/865331 Larry George Flagg, age 78 of Manila, died Sunday, January 21, 2018 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late George and Louise Bumbalough Flagg and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. A 1957 graduate of Manila High School, Larry later served in the U. S. Army Reserve. He...
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Jessica Elaine Benham

March 15, 1980 - January 18, 2018

Jessica Elaine Benham, age 37, of Leachville, former Manila resident, passed from this life Thursday, January 18, 2018, at her home. Born in North Little Rock, AR, she was the daughter of the late Billy Wayne and Peggy Ford Benham and had been a Leachville resident since the death of her father in 2017. Survivors include: Her brother, Scott Randall Benham of Manila 3 SISTERS: Shannon...
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W. C. "Dub" Imler

July 9, 1930 - January 8, 2018

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/861652 W. C. "Dub" Imler, age 87, of Trumann, passed from this life into the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, January 8, 2018, at Ridgecrest Health and Rehabilitation in Jonesboro. Born and raised in the Osceola area, he was the fifth of nine sons of the late William and Campie Lee Anthony Imler and had been a lifelong...
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John White Weeks

December 27, 1942 - January 6, 2018

John White Weeks, age 75, of Harrison, passed from this life Saturday, January 6, 2018, at his home. Born in Prescott, AR, he was the son of the late John Alexander and Tannie White Weeks and was raised in Gurdon, AR. A 1960 graduate of Gurdon High School, he earned a Bachelors Degree in psychology and political science from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia in 1964. He was a retired...
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Edna Ruth Acord

April 11, 1944 - January 2, 2018

Edna Ruth Acord, age 73, of Manila, passed from this life January 2, 2018, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born and raised in Senath, MO, she was the daughter of the late W.T. and Luveda Carrington Bailey. She was a retired store manager with Jr. Food Mart in Manila and a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by 2...
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Nelson Ray Benson

March 10, 1939 - December 31, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/859319 Nelson Ray Benson, age 78 of Manila, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Neal and Mittie Crabtree Benson and had lived most of his life in Manila. A 1958 graduate of Manila High School, he was a standout basketball player for the...
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Remanda Kaye Lawrence

December 11, 1968 - December 24, 2017

Remanda "Kaye" Lawrence, age 49, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, December 24, 2017. Born in Blytheville on December 11, 1968, she was the daughter of Wanda Mae (Hurley) Counts Estes and William Edward Counts. She was a lifelong resident of Manila. Kaye was a 1987 graduate of Manila High School and a member of First Baptist Church of Manila. She was preceded in death by her father....
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Betty Samples Thompson

April 12, 1935 - December 22, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/857133 Betty Samples Thompson, 82, of Manila, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at her home. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Henryetta Cravens and was a lifelong area resident. Betty was a retired beautician. She was of the Pentecostal faith and over the years had attended many area churches. In addition to her...
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Edward Dan Pate

March 20, 1940 - December 22, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/856929 Edward Dan Pate, 77, of Monette, died Friday, December 22, 2017 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late B. H. and Hazel Sneed Pate and was a 1958 graduate of Leachville High School. A Monette resident for the past 40 years, Ed was a retired construction superintendent...
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Clayton Lincoln Jackson

June 26, 1943 - December 21, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/857373 Clayton Lincoln Jackson, age 74, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, December 21, 2017, at Advanced Care Hospital in Searcy. Born in Leighton, AL, he was the son of the late Abraham Lincoln and Mary Naomi Adams Jackson and was raised in the Tuscumbia, AL area. He was a retired farmer having worked for the Hale Seed...
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Lola Effie Wells

April 22, 1935 - December 16, 2017

Lola Effie Wells, age 82, of Blytheville, formerly of Manila, passed from this life Saturday, December 16, 2017, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born near Keiser, AR, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Howard Russell and had been raised in Gibson County, Tennessee. As an adult she had lived in various towns and communities in Northeast Arkansas. She had worked...
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Wayne Shedd

March 6, 1937 - December 8, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/853918 Wayne Shedd, age 80, of Manila, died Friday, December 8, 2017 at his home. He was the son of Manila pioneers, Ira D. and Martha Lorette Alston Shedd, and was a 1956 graduate of Manila High School. As a young man, Wayne had the distinction of being the first lifeguard at the city swimming pool, a position that became tradition as...
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Danny Lee White

July 3, 1951 - December 6, 2017

Danny Lee White, age 66, of Leachville, former Monette area resident, passed from this life Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at his home. Born July 3, 1951, he was a retired self-employed drywall hanger. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Teresa Coin White, 1 son, Bud White, 2 brothers and 1 sister. He is survived by: 1 son, Jesse Lee White of Marion, AR 1 daughter, April...
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Francys Katherine Faulkner

May 25, 1919 - December 5, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/853369 Francys Faulkner, age 98, of Uriah, AL, former longtime Manila resident and widow of Mr. Hulen E. Faulkner, passed from this life Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at her home. Born in Myrtle, MS, she was the daughter of the late Herbert and Clois Byrd Norris and had been raised in Blossom, TX. A 1936 graduate of Blossom High School she...
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Doris Marie Lorren

June 28, 1929 - November 29, 2017

To view video click here https://videos.lifetributes.com/851784 Doris Marie Lorren, age 88, of Jonesboro, the widow of Clarence Lorren, passed from this life Wednesday, November 29, 2017, at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, Tennessee. Born in Potts Camp, MS she was the daughter of the late Hollis and Carrie Newsom Johnson and had been a longtime Manila area resident before...
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Mark Randel Murray

October 17, 1948 - November 26, 2017

To view video click here https://videos.lifetributes.com/850367 Mark Randel Murray, age 69, lifelong Manila resident, passed from this life Sunday, November 26, 2017, at his home. Born in Manila he was the son of the late Marcus D. Murray and Sadie Thompson Boone and had attended Manila High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a retired self-employed carpenter. ...
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M. H. Walker

April 18, 1939 - November 25, 2017

To view video click here https://videos.lifetributes.com/850695 M. H. Walker, age 78, of Manila, passed from this life Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Hamilton, Texas. Born in Little Elm, Texas he was the son of the late Herschel and Belva Byrom Walker and was a 1957 graduate of Denton High School. Following high school he served in the U. S. Army and was stationed in Yuma, Arizona. As a young...
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Bobby Dean Sevier

January 13, 1937 - November 23, 2017

Bobby Dean Sevier, age 80, of Monette, died Thursday, November 23, 2017 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in the Delfore community, he was the son of the late Charles and Bon Jean Cunningham Sevier and had been a lifelong area resident. A 1955 graduate of Leachville High School he had served in the U. S. Army and later retired from Emerson Electric in Paragould. Survivors...
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Robert Nelson Hamilton

June 6, 1939 - November 13, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/847480 Robert Nelson Hamilton, age 78, of Manila, passed from this life Monday, November 13, 2017, at his home. Born at Manila he was the son of the late Nelson and Genevieve Mobley Hamilton and had been a lifelong Manila resident. Robert was a 1958 graduate of manila High School, had served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a retired...
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John Elvis Byrd

March 1, 1957 - November 12, 2017

John Elvis Byrd, age 60, of Manila, passed from this life Sunday, November 12, 2017 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late Carl and Sue Turnbow Byrd and had been a lifelong Manila resident. A 1975 graduate of Manila High School, he later served four years in the U. S. Navy as a hospital corpsman aboard the USS Ranger, a Forrestal-class...
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Patsy Joyce Rucker

May 3, 1937 - November 9, 2017

Patsy Joyce Rucker, age 80, of Leachville, died Thursday, November 9, 2017, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born and raised in the Macey community, near Monette, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Claire Sanders Baugh and had been a Leachville resident for many years. She was a longtime employee of Brown Shoe Company in Leachville and had also worked several years at the...
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Dexter Rhett Milligan

December 30, 1983 - October 29, 2017

Dexter Rhett Milligan, age 33, of Senath, MO, formerly of Somonauk, IL, passed from this life Sunday, October 29, 2017, at his home. Born in Blytheville, AR he had been a longtime Illinois resident and had worked as a marine mechanic. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ronnie and Beatrice Milligan and his maternal grandfather, Neal Walls. Survivors include: His Mother...
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Janet LaNell Copeland

May 26, 1952 - October 21, 2017

Janet LaNell Copeland, age 65, of Manila, passed from this life Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born at Manila she was the daughter of the late Robert and Daisy Emerick Parsley and had been a lifelong Manila resident. A 1970 graduate of Manila High School, she later attended Cotton Boll Vocational Technical Institute in Burdette. She was a retired bus...
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Jackie Loveda Drury

March 6, 1939 - October 17, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/841175 Jackie Loveda Drury, age 78, of Marmaduke, widow of Mr. David "Yogi" Drury, passed from this life Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at her home. Born and raised in Smithville, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Jack and Grace Tanner Thacker and had lived in Leachville before moving to the Marmaduke area 40 years ago. She was a...
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Terry Jr. Bressler

April 25, 1984 - October 14, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/840301 Terry Jr. Bressler, age 33, of Manila, passed from this life Saturday, October 14, 2017, at his home. Born in Midwest City, Oklahoma he was the son of Terry Eugene and Tina Allmond Bressler. He was a lifelong Manila resident and a 2003 graduate of Manila High School. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran having served in Operation...
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Sarah Marlene Crites

October 4, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/838075 Sarah Marlene Crites, age 80, of Leachville, passed from this life Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born at Essex, MS, she was the daughter of the late Clay and Artie Mae Rea Marberry and was raised in Darling, MS. She was a 1955 graduate of Darling High School. She was a licensed cosmetologist...
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Cheryl Lynn Wilson

May 23, 1960 - September 29, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/836794 Cheryl Lynn Wilson, age 57 of Manila, passed from this life, Friday, September 29, 2017 at the Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Born in Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Janet Kessler Copen and had lived much of her life in Belle Glade, Florida. She had been a Manila resident for the past 15 years and was...
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Dianna Lynne Parks

September 17, 1961 - September 7, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/831553 Dianna Lynne Parks, age 55, of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, September 7, 2017, at her home. Born in Torrance, CA, she was the daughter of the late Jerry Wade and Mary Deason Scott and had lived in Arizona before her family moved to Manila in 1970. She was a 1979 graduate of Manila High School and a homemaker. She...
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Jessie Floyd Brandon

September 30, 1927 - August 31, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/829743 Jessie Floyd Brandon, age 89, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, August 31, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late William Sylvester and Evie Davis Brandon and had been a lifelong Leachville area resident. He was a retired restaurant owner having owned and...
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Floyd Odell Jones

November 5, 1941 - August 29, 2017

Floyd Odell Jones, age 75 of Leachville, passed from this life Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at his home. Born in Augusta, Arkansas he was the son of the late Golden T. and Mabel Jones and was raised in the Manila area. He worked in the commercial construction industry before making his home in Leachville several years ago. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Connie...
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Gloria Jean McFarlin

January 8, 1942 - August 19, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/826887 Gloria Jean McFarlin, age 75 of Leachville, the widow of Mr. Ellis McFarlin, passed from this life Saturday, August 19, 2017 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late John and Edna Green Wagner and had been a lifelong resident of the Leachville and Monette areas. She had...
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Johnny Murriel Hitchcock

October 1, 1967 - August 16, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/826123 Johnny Murriel Hitchcock, age 49, of Jonesboro, passed from this life Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at his home. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Lodie Shields and Shirley Ann Hitchcock and had been a longtime resident of Chicago, IL before making his home in Jonesboro in 2006. He was employed as a landscaper for...
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Dianna Joyce Pace

November 8, 1951 - August 13, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/825312 Dianna Joyce Pace, age 65, of Leachville, the widow of Mr. Richmond Pace, passed from this life Sunday, August 13, 2017, at St Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville she was the daughter of the late Robert Shipley and was raised in Northeast Arkansas. She was a 1969 graduate of West Memphis High School and...
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Shella Sue Booth

January 11, 1956 - August 2, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/823031 Shella Sue Booth, age 61, of Manila, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017, from injuries received in an auto accident near Manila. Born in Blytheville, she was the daughter of the late C. J. and Anna Sue Johnston Rabey and had been a Manila resident for most of her life. She was a 1974 graduate of Manila High School and was a family...
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Douglas Howard Dodson

June 5, 1943 - July 31, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/822494 Douglas Howard Dodson, age 74, of Manila, passed from this life Monday, July 31, 2017, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Lake City he was the son of the late Raymond and Lorine Williams Dodson and was raised in the Lepanto area. He was a retired truck driver for Cummins Diesel Recon in Memphis, TN and...
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Jerry Lee Potter

September 28, 1944 - July 18, 2017

Jerry Lee Potter, age 72, of Blytheville, passed from this life Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville he was the son of the late Leon and Marjorie Nix Potter and a 1962 graduate of Blytheville High School. He was the retired owner/operator of the former Raceway Convenience Store on I-55 near the Steele, MO exit. He later was employed...
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Wanda Littlejohn Turman

February 4, 1928 - July 18, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/819542 Wanda Lee Littlejohn Turman, age 89, of Jonesboro, formerly of Manila, passed from this life Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Bowlegs, OK, she was the daughter of the late Clem and Myrtle Reis Lomax and had been a longtime Manila area resident before making her home in Jonesboro 25...
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Julia Polston

April 19, 1920 - July 18, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/819077 Julia Polston, age 97, of Mountain Home, Arkansas, former longtime Manila area resident, passed from this life Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Gassville Therapy and Living Center. She was born in Old Austin, Arkansas to the late Walter and Dora Counts Burke and was raised in the Ward and Cabot areas. She was working at the Arkansas...
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Robert "Bolton" Johnson

July 16, 1926 - July 10, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/817421 Robert "Bolton" Johnson, age 90, of Manila, passed from this life Monday, July 10, 2017, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Baldwyn, MS he was the son of the late William Richmond and Eddie Ann McFadden Johnson and had been a longtime Manila area resident He enjoyed spending time with family, was...
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Vivian Collette Cole

December 9, 1934 - July 7, 2017

Vivian Collette Cole, age 82, of Raleigh, North Carolina, passed from this life July 7, 2017, at the William Dunlap Hospice Center in Raleigh. Born in Etowah, she was the daughter of the late William Finis and Lula Annis Strong Weaks and had been raised in Northeast Arkansas. She was the cook and owner/operator of The Plaza Café in Chandler, AZ where she retired in 1977. After retirement she...
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Agnes Inez Canamore

April 29, 1924 - June 30, 2017

Agnes Inez Canamore, age 93, of Lilbourn, Missouri, formerly of the Lost Cane community near Manila, passed from this life Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Born in Pottsville, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Auby and Minnie Viola Turney Workman and was raised in the Lost Cane community. She attended the Little River Missionary Baptist Church...
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George William "Bill" Lester

November 14, 1942 - June 30, 2017

To view videos click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/815183 George William "Bill" Lester, age 74, of Manila, passed from this life Friday, June 30, 2017 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, to the late Lloyd and Audrey Hicks Lester, he had been a lifelong resident of the Leachville and Manila areas. Bill was a retired heavy equipment operator and supervisor for...
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Shelia Ann Cox

October 10, 1945 - June 25, 2017

Shelia Ann Cox, age 71, of Leachville, died Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Hollywood, Missouri, she had later lived in Arizona before making her home in Bono for several years. She was a retired certified nurses aide and was a former employee of the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Shelia had been a Leachville resident for the past...
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Alma Faye Gilpatrick Dulaney

June 9, 1930 - June 22, 2017

Alma Faye Gilpatrick Dulaney, age 87, of Monette, passed from this life Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. She was born and raised in Leachville, and was the daughter of the late John Luther and Martha Ellen Smith Nance. When Alma and her twin sister, Zelma were very young their brother, Herndon would hide their dolls and make the girls listen to him...
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Steve Allen Bowman

August 23, 1950 - June 22, 2017

Steve Allen Bowman, age 66, of Leachville, died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Roseland, he was the son of the late Odis and Mildred Crawford Bowman and had been a lifelong area resident. Steve was a 1968 graduate of Wilson High School and had spent many years in law enforcement. He had worked for the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department, the...
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Michael Chad Hawkins

November 4, 1977 - June 22, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/813461 Michael Chad Hawkins, age 39, of Manila, passed from this life Thursday, June 22, 2017, at his home. Born in Kennett, Missouri, he was raised in Leachville and was a 1996 graduate of Buffalo Island Central High School. He had worked as a professional welder and was currently a supervisor for Thompson Industrial Services in...
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Nina Louise Malloy

July 29, 1929 - June 19, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/812458 Nina Louise Malloy, age 87, of Manila, the widow of Mr. Freeman Junior "F.J." Malloy, passed from this life Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in the Blackwater community she was the daughter of the late William T. "Bill" and Bessie Grymes Franks; she had been a lifelong Manila area...
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R. B. Martin

August 20, 1938 - June 13, 2017

R.B. "Pump Handle" Martin, age 78, of Manila, passed from this life Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at his home. Born in Manila he was the son of the late James and Sinnie Sandusky Martin and had been a lifelong Manila resident. He was retired from Southworth in Manila, and earlier in his life he enjoyed working on cars, mowing yards and tending to his garden. He was a loving father, grandfather,...
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RB Johnson

February 3, 1942 - June 10, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/810136 RB Johnson, age 75, of West Memphis, passed from this life, Saturday, June 10, 2017 at his home. Born in Dell, he was the son of the late R. V. and Ada Southern Johnson and was raised in the Lost Cane community near Manila. RB was a 1960 graduate of Manila High School and had lived in West Memphis since 1971. He was a retired,...
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Mary Sue Samples

April 16, 1933 - June 9, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/810258 Mary Sue Samples, age 84, of Manila, passed from this life Friday, June 9, 2017 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born to the late Ned and Nora Osborne Rice, she had lived most of her life in Manila and was a member of Westside Baptist Church. She was a retired beautician and had also worked for the former Brown Shoe...
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John Edward Criddle

April 19, 1959 - June 4, 2017

John Edward Criddle, age 58, of Leachville, passed from this life Sunday, June 4, 2017, at his home. Born in Isola, MS he was the son of the late James Lloyd Criddle and had been a Leachville resident since 1980. He had been employed by the former ACCO Chain and Cable Company, was a retired employee of the City of Leachville and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his father, he was...
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Ashley Jean Molders

October 19, 1989 - June 1, 2017

Ashley Jean Molders, age 27, of Pocahontas, passed from this life Thursday, June 1, 2017, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, AR. Born at Nyack, New York, she had been a longtime resident of Paragould where she attended Paragould High School. She had been a resident of Pocahontas since February, 2016 and was a member of the People's Faith Tabernacle in Hoxie. She is survived by: ...
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Dorothy Ellen Southern

January 21, 1929 - May 30, 2017

Dorothy Ellen Southern, age 88, of Manila, passed from this life Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Born at Paducah KY, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Gladys Stanfill Nimmo and had been a longtime Manila area resident. She was a homemaker and had worked for American Greetings in Osceola. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by 1 son, Ricky Southern, 1 daughter, Patsy McFall,...
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Ralph D. Wells

February 9, 1937 - May 25, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/806436 Ralph D. Wells, age 80, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville, he was the son of the late John Wesley and Sarah Loretta McClure Wells and was a 1956 graduate of Leachville High School. Following high school he served in the U. S. Army, 82nd...
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Alma Ruth Middleton

August 10, 1921 - May 24, 2017

Alma Ruth Middleton, age 95, of Leachville, the widow of Mr. Thomas Middleton, passed from this life Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at her home. Born in Hollywood, MO she was the daughter of the late Arnold and Savannah Belle Culp Langley and had been a lifelong area resident. She had been employed by the Leachville School District for many years and retired from the Buffalo Island Central School...
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Thelma May Hale

January 20, 1935 - May 21, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/805396 Thelma May Hale, age 82 of Monette, died Sunday, May 21, 2017 at her sons home near Monette. Born in Bemis, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late John and Ludy Givins Storey and was raised in western Tennessee and southeast Missouri. She and her late husband, Hillard Hale, had lived in Blytheville before making their home in...
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Melba Lee Chipman Sherrod

October 2, 1935 - May 20, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/804944 Melba Lee Chipman Sherrod, age 81, lifelong Manila resident, passed from this life Saturday, May 20, 2017 at her home. She was the daughter of the late John and Ethel Meadows Chipman and was a 1953 graduate of Manila High School. Melba was a retired bus driver and custodian for Manila Public Schools and was a longtime member of New...
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Robilyn Henry

May 17, 1939 - May 20, 2017

Robilyn Henry, age 78, of Manila, widow of Glenn Henry, passed from this life Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Monette she was the daughter of the late L. A. and Myrtle Marshall and was a 1957 graduate of Monette High School. She was the former co-owner of Razorback Aircraft Fabrics in Manila, and was of the Baptist faith. Survivors include 2 sisters; Neva...
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Willene Tounsand

February 25, 1933 - May 15, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/803667 Willene Tounsand, age 84, of Leachville, passed from this life Monday, May 15, 2017, at Monette Manor Nursing Center in Monette. Born in Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Lee and Gertie McDole Tounsand and had been a lifelong area resident. She was a housekeeper for several area friends and she enjoyed attending Gospel...
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Thelbert "Shot" Thomas

April 5, 1940 - May 13, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/802907 Thelbert "Shot" Thomas, age 77, of Leachville, passed from this life, Saturday, May 13, 2017 at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. He was the son of the late Filo and Cordie Lee Miller Thomas and had been a lifelong Leachville resident. He was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist faith. In his younger days, he...
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Deelie Irene Williams

August 15, 1934 - May 10, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/802365 Deelie Irene Williams, age 82, of Manila, passed from this life Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Spruce, Missouri to the late James F. and Mary Bailey Arnold, she had lived most of her life in the Manila area. She was a longtime member of the Blackwater Baptist Church where she...
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Jeffery Lynn Lorren

June 21, 1959 - May 9, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/802554 Jeffery Lynn Lorren, age 57 of Manila, passed from this life Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Blytheville, he was the son of the late Clarence Lorren and was raised in the Lost Cane Community. A lifelong Manila area resident, he was a 1977 graduate of Manila High School, and was a self...
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William Melton

March 24, 1941 - May 6, 2017

William Joey "Bill" Melton, age 76, of Crestview, Florida passed from this life Saturday, May, 6, 2017, at the Vandivor home place in Manila. Born in Lobeville, TN, he was the son of the late Clarence and Eula Ferguson Melton and was raised in Manila. He retired from Ford Motor Company in St. Louis, MO in 1996 after 30 years of service. He was a longtime member of the Church of God of Prophecy...
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Jessie F. Isebell

August 17, 1935 - May 6, 2017

Jessie F. Isebell, 81 of Manila, died Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Okolona, Mississippi he was the son of the late Joseph and Willie Phillips Isebell and was raised in Mississippi County, Arkansas. Jessie served 3 years in the United States Marine Corps and later served an additional 8 years in the U. S. Army. Following his military service,...
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Geneva Joan McMinn

April 30, 2017

Geneva Joan McMinn, age 70, of Manila, widow of William Keith McMinn, Sr. passed from this life Sunday, April 30, 2017, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Manila she was the daughter of the late Vernon Richard and Geneva Woolard Douglas and was a 1964 graduate of Manila High School. She was a retired beauty operator and had been a lifelong Manila area resident. In addition...
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Phyllis Kay Greathouse

December 10, 1949 - April 29, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/799593 Phyllis Kay Greathouse, age 67, of Leachville, passed from this life Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Born in Leachville to the late James Andrew and Virgie Williams Anthony, she was a 1967 graduate of Leachville High School and was a retired beautician. A lifelong Leachville resident, she was...
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Robert Oscar Swedholm

March 4, 1937 - April 28, 2017

Robert Oscar Swedholm, age 80, of Mineral Point, Missouri, former Leachville area resident, passed from this life Friday, April 28, 2017 at the Mercy Hospital in Festus, Missouri. Born in the Buffalo Township community of Old Town Ridge to the late George and Lois Towell Swedholm, he had lived in Mineral Point for the past 40 years. He was retired from Old Judge Coffee, which later became Sara...
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Helen L Blevins

September 27, 1936 - April 27, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/799250 Helen Ludean Blevins, age 80, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday, April 27, 2017, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Bradford, Arkansas she was the daughter of the late Jake and Mabel Wallace Ballard and had been a Leachville resident the past 72 years. She enjoyed children which was evident by the...
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Jessie L. Ashabranner

November 11, 1927 - April 19, 2017

To view video click here http://videos.lifetributes.com/797093 Jessie Larie Holder Ashabranner of Manila, was born November 11, 1927 at Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to the late Thelma Hazel Houston Holder and Monroe Franklin Holder. She went to be with her Lord on April 19, 2017 following her death at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She married the late Eddie D. Ashabranner on...
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Andrea Villarreal Herrera

February 4, 1938 - April 12, 2017

Rev. Andrea Villarreal Herrera, age 79, of Bay, formerly of Jonesboro, the widow of the Reverend Antonio S. Herrera, passed from this life Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at her home. Born in La Feria, TX she was the daughter of the late Simon G. and Luz Mendiola Villarreal and was raised in Victoria, TX. She and her late husband traveled all over the world sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and she...
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