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DAILEY   

(The COMMERCIAL APPEAL, 2-17-1999)

Sloan Jackson Dailey, 83, of Hughes, Ark., self-employed commercial fisherman, died of heart failure Monday at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis with burial in Marked Tree Cemetery in Marked Tree, AR. He was a Baptist. Mr. Dailey, the husband of Pamela Dailey, also leaves four daughters, Vickie McCollum of Hughes, Bessie Nell Dailey and Katy Carter, both of Marked Tree, and Dora Jean Layman of Jonesboro, AR; three sons, Jimmy Rollon Dailey of Marked Tree, Sloan Dailey Jr. of Atlanta and Danny Ray Dailey of Hughes, 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

DAVIS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-20-2000)

Eddie L. Davis Sr., 66, of Marion died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. Formerly of Marked Tree, he was a heavy equipment mechanic for Barton Equipment and was of the Methodist belief. Survivors include his wife, Betty Davis of Marion; a daughter, Brenda York of Marion; a son, Eddie Lee Davis Jr. of Rivervale; a brother, Robert K. Davis of Rockford, IL; two granddaughters and two great-granddaughters. Funeral services will be Saturday morning at 10 at Murphy Funeral Home chapel in Marked Tree. Burial will be in Marked Tree Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

DANIEL   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-15&16-2000)

Dennis W. Daniel, 33, of Trumann, died Saturday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. He was employed by World Color and was a member of Refuge General Baptist Church. He was a lifetime resident of Trumann and was a 1984 graduate of Trumann High School. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Edwin and Lora Daniel. Survivors include his wife, Michelle Daniel of the home; two sons, Hunter Daniel and Shawn Daniel, both of the home; his parents, A.C. and Norma Daniel of Trumann; and one brother, Bobby Daniel of Trumann. Funeral services will be Tuesday afternoon at 2 at Refuge General Baptist Church in Lake City, with Larry Ward officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Neal Maxwell, Gary White, Scott Neal, Ronnie Dye, Melvin Dycus, Jay Nance, Dale Kent and Kirk Whitman. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 this evening at Roller-Farmers Funeral Home.

DeBOARD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-23-2000; Trumann Democrat, 3-29-2000)

Funeral services for Ruby "Otto" Deboard, 87, 220 Patterson, Trumann, who died Tuesday at his home, will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 at Freer Baptist Church near Trumann, with Rev. Bert Hargett and Rev. Mark Constant officiating. Burial will follow in Nettleton Cemetery in Jonesboro, under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Active pallbearers will be Clyde Murray, Bobby Dement Jr., Delbert Reeves, Michael Deboard, David Deboard, Wayne Deboard, Nolan Clover and Charles Bradsher. Honorary pallbearers will be Arrie Goodwin, Darrell Butler, Daniel Worsley and Norman Francis Sr. Visitation will be held from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home. Mr. Deboard was born Jan. 14, 1913 in Athens, AL, and had lived in Trumann since 1932. He was retired as a farmer and employee of the Singer Company and was a foster grandfather for the Children's Colony and Crowley's Ridge Headstart Program. He was a member and deacon for over 40 years at the Freer Baptist Church in Trumann. Survivors include his wife, Susan Olia Deboard of the home; three sons, Grady Paul Deboard of Trumann, and James Edward Deboard and William David Deboard, both of Huntingtown, MD; three daughters, Helen Louise Dement Whitlow of Jonesboro, Ellen Irene Goodwin of Wilmington, IL, and Judy Ann Murray of Trumann; a brother, Bruce Deboard of Paragould; 20 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Wayne DeBoard, one daughter, Mary Katherine Pogue Laughlin, four sisters and six brothers and was the son of the late Willie Noah and Cora Lee Campbell DeBoard.

DeLOACH   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-23-2001)

Arnold DeLoach, 87, of Buffalo, TX, died Wednesday. Born at Batesville, he was a longtime resident of Lepanto. Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Richmond of Marshall and Jane Cooper of Buffalo; two sisters, Winnie Price of Hot Springs and Anna Lee Thompson of Lepanto; two brothers, Norman "Poolie" DeLoach of Hartford, MI and Thomas "Preacher" DeLoach of Memphis, TN, four granchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleda DeLoach, three sister and one brother. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto. Burial will follow in Potter Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

DENTON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-25-2000)

Hollis Denton, 81, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday at White River Medical Center of Batesville. He was a retired auto mechanic and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Survivors include four sisters, Billie Ward of Marked Tree, Tommie Pruett of Trumann, and Ola Downs and Grace Barry, both of Memphis, TN; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held this morning at 11 at the Murphy Funeral Home chapel in Marked Tree. Burial will follow in Marked Tree Cemetery.

MRS. DENTON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-3-2000)

Mrs. Eileen Bradley Denton, 86, of Tyronza, formerly of Harrisburg, died Wednesday morning at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. A homemaker, she was born in Tyronza. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Robert A. Bradley and Chauncey L. Denton Jr., and by one son. Surviving are one daughter, Sandy Mills of Harrisburg; one sister, Gene Clements of Kansas City, MO; three stepsons, Trey Denton of Memphis, TN, David Denton of Tyronza and Chris Denton of New Orleans, LA.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held this morning at 10 in the Masonic Cemetery in Pocahontas, with Rev. Captain Lovell officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.

DeWHITT   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-18-2000)

Charles Talley DeWhitt, 77, of Fisher, died Saturday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. A native of Leachville, he was a retired farmer and member of the Oak View Baptist Church in Greenfield. Survivors include his wife, Bessie DeWhitt of the home; two sons, Jerry Don DeWhitt of Little Rock and Fred Ray DeWhitt of Higden; one daughter, Janice Strange of Fisher; one brother, R.A. DeWhitt Jr. of Fisher; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be this morning at 10 in the chapel of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Butch Parks will officiate. Burial will follow in Fisher Cemetery. Pallbearers include Joey Easter, Johnnie McDermott, John Taylor, Ronnie Strange, Kevin DeWhitt, Brian DeWhitt, Brad DeWhitt and Rick Ferguson.

DODD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-17-2000)

C.M. Dodd, 77, of Fisher, died Wednesday at his home. A retired farmer and a member of the First United Methodist Church at Fisher, he was a WWII Army veteran, serving in the 11th Armored Div. of the 3rd Army under Gen. Geo. S. Patton Jr. He served in the battle of the Bulge and was severely wounded. He was a lifetime member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Survivors include three daughters, Bonnie Kaiser and Marilyn Yergler, both of Fisher, and Leona Colson of Gainsville, FL; one brother, James Dodd of Webster Groves, MO; a sister, Kathleen Glenn of Fisher; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Anges Dodd, and a brother. Funeral services will be Friday afternoon at 2 at the First United Methodist Church of Fisher, with Rev. Linda Ray and Rev. Tommy Toombs officiating. Burial will follow in the Fisher Cemetery under the direction of Langford's Funeral Services of Jonesboro. Active pallbearers will be William Glenn, Roger Cheney, Tommy Malone, Terry Malone, Wendal Malone and Rodney Shelley. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Conaway, Guy Bradsher, Winford E. Sanders, L.B Maynard, G.W. Brown and J.W. Davis. Visitation will be Friday morning from 10 until noon at the church. The family request that lasting memorials be sent to the First United Methodist Church of Fisher or the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center's Hospice program.

DRACE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-21-2000)

Donald Drace, 76, of 306 Broadway, Marked Tree, died Wednesday at Three Rivers Nursing Center in Marked Tree. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Tyronza, a retired farmer and a prisoner of war during World War II. Survivors include two daughters, Donna Palmer of West Memphis and Kathy Neil of Chapin, SC; a son, Joe Drace of Tyronza; two sisters, Dorothy Mock of Holt Summit, MO, and Peggy Provost of Marked Tree; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Tyronza Cemetery, with Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree in charge of arrangements. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Tyronza.

MRS. DRUM   

(The Mordern News, Thur., May 20, 2004)

Mrs. Martha A. Pitts Drum, 53, of Harrisburg, AR died Monday, May 17, 2004 in Jonesboro. Mrs. Drum was born December 2, 1950 in Morristown, TN, the daughter of Lester and Ellouise Myers. She married David R. Drum on July 21, 1979. Mrs. Drum was a homemaker and a member of Holly Springs Jesus Name Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed going to church and was a youth teacher. Mrs. Drum enjoyed hunting frogs and spending time outdoors. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband of twenty-four years, David R. Drum of Harrisbug; five daughters, Brenda Long, Moriah Drum, and Tammy Grant all of Harrisburg, Tonya Baskins of Nashville, TN, and Penny Drum of TX; one son David Drum II of Harrisburg; one sister Judy Carrey of Morristown, TN; fourteen grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday at Jacksonís Harrisburg Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Harles Banks officiating. Interment will be in Holly Spring Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Sherman Drum, Mitchell Drum, Bob Chandler, Ray Stringer, Greg Armstrong, and Ken Rabe. Honorary pallbearers will be Vernon Holt, William Drum, Greg Wright, and Larry Johnson.

DUDLEY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-4-2001; Trumann Democrat, 5-9-2001)

Funeral services for Paul Edwin Dudley, 87, of Jonesboro, formerly of Trumann, who died Wednesday, May 2, at St. Bernard's Medical Center, of natural causes, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Trumann, with the Rev. Pat Sims officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Pallbearers will be David Moore, David Davis, Kenneth Stockton, Bobby Davis, K.W. Webb and Dale Walton. Born June 15, 1913, in Turrell to William A. and Winnie Ellen Wright Dudley, Mr. Dudley had lived most of his life in Trumann before moving to Jonesboro 10 years ago. He was a member of Trumann United Methodist Church and was the retired owner of Dudley Furniture Company in Trumann. He served on the Trumann City Council and in other elective and appointed posts. A Navy veteran, he served in the South Pacific during World War II and had been an amateur radio operator since 1937. He was a pilot and member of the Experimental Aircraft Association chapter in Jonesboro. Survivors include a daughter, Aileen Walton of Vancleave, Miss.; a son, William Edwin Dudley of Jonesboro; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Dudley, and by two sisters and one great-grandson. Mr. Dudleywas preceded in Death by his wife, Evelyn Dudley, in 1994, one great-grandson, Charles Taylor Loggins, two sisters and his parents Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MRS. DUPUIS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-15-2000; Trumann Democrat, 2-16&23-2000)

Mrs. Janis Lynne "Jan" Young Dupuis, 50, 700 Wilson Drive South, Cheraw, SC, formerly of Trumann, died Friday at her residence. Born Nov. 30, 1949, in Harrisburg, she lived in South Carolina after residing in Trumann. She was self-employed secretary and creator of a Web site for parents of Hyperactive children. Mrs. Dupuis graduated from Trumann High School in 1968 and was active in promoting the E circle.com program, which brought many former THS students together via e-mail. She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheraw. Survivors include her husband, James Dupuis of the home; one daughter, Jacquelyn Elizabeth of the home; her parents, John & Dorothy McCarty of Trumann; one sister, Mrs. Linda Young Knaper of Hot Springs; and two brothers, Roger McCarty of Lenoir, NC, and Michael McCarty of Fort Worth, TX. Funeral services will be at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon at Trumann's First Baptist Church, under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Rev. Tad Rogers and Rev. Jamison May will officiate. Burial will follow in Tyronza Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. DUTTON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 11-13-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Dutton, 76, of Weiner, who died Saturday at Regional Medical Center of NEA, will be at 2 this afternoon at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Weiner with Kevin Murray officiating. Burial will be in Holloway Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Earl Raby, Paul Verner, Kenneth Brand, Roy Jack Strange, David Conrad and Charles Fowler. Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Greeno. Born in Cash, she was of the Assembly of God belief. A homemaker, she spent most of her life around Weiner. Survivors include two sons, Homer Dutton and Rickey Dutton, both of Weiner; two daughters, Alice Barber of Jonesboro and Lavel Bowlan of Carlisle; one brother, Homer Woods of Jonesboro; one sister, Leona Simmons of Tulelake, CA; 20 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Dutton. Visitation will be from noon until service time this afternoon at the funeral home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EAST   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-30-2000)

Funeral services for Alvin Richard "Buddy" East Sr., 84, of Tyronza, who died Monday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, were at 2 Wednesday afternoon at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home chapel in West Memphis. Burial was in Tyronza Cemetery. He was a farmer and a member of Tyronza First United Methodist Church. Survivors include one son, A.R. "Dickey" East Jr., of Tyronza; one sister, Alma Willoughby of Marked Tree; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.


J.J. ELLIOTT   

(The Trumann Democrat, 9-8-1944)

John Jefferson Elliott, 56, died at his home on Speedway Thursday, Aug. 31, after an illness of seven months. Funeral services were conducted at the Pentecostal Church, Friday afternoon, Sep. 1, at 2:30. Rev. Charles Shank officiated. Burial was in the West Lawn Cemetery, Jonesboro. Members of the American Legion were pallbearers. Thompson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lavada Elliott; a son, Jake Elliott, U.S. Army, overseas; five nephews, Earl Grant, Detroit, MI; Marion Robertson, Trumann; Virgil and Vernon Robertson, Mobile, AL; and Rabie Grant, Merchant Marine, POW. Mr. Elliott was born Aug. 3, 1888 at Mayfield, KY. He is a WWI Veteran and a member of the American Legion Post at Trumann. He was a retired barber. He was a member of the Pentecostal Church here.

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Mr. J.D. Evans was born July 13, 1910 in Sandhill, MS to Mr. & Mrs. Frank Evans. He moved to Judd Hill, Arkansas in 1921 then to Trumann Arkansas in 1979. Mr. Evans confessed religion at the age of 14 in 1924 and became a member of Rising Sun Baptist church. He remained there until his departure on March 18, 1980. In 1927 he was married to Miss Lou Ann Henry. To this couple were born four girls and four boys. He leaves to mourn his wife Mrs. Lou Ann Evans of the home, his mother Mrs. Manervia Evans of Hayti, MO. Their eight children, Bernice Woods of St. Louis MO, Joe Louis Evans of Hartford Conn., Luretha Bowman of Gary, Ind.; Georgia Lavern Evans, Curtis Evans, Lester Lee Evans, Roy Evans & Carol Evans all of Omaha, Nebraska; fifteen grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and many friends that shall never forget him. Burial at Judd Hill Cemetery.


MRS. EVANS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-8-2000)

Mrs. Sylvia Jane Evans, 77, of West Plains, MO, formerly of Harrisburg, died Friday at the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains. Born at Harrisburg, she was a lifelong member of the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Diane Bentley of West Plains; one son, William Bart Evans of Calico Rock; one brother, Lowell Jordan of Sycamore, IL; two sisters, Eva Marie Miller and Mary Emma Peifer both of Harrisburg and one grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Evans, and by two brothers. Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon at 2 at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home, with Rev. Tom Sullinger officiating. Burial will follow at Bolivar Cemetery near Harrisburg. Active pallbearers will be Kenny Miller, Paul Miller, Barry Jordan, Lloyd Ray Evans, Nolan Ray Evans and Joe Mills. Honorary pallbearers will include Rodger Dale Peifer, Donald Ray Peifer, John David Peifer, Jason Knick, Jimmy Keeney, Bobby Smith, Do Smtih, Henry Smith, Dana Collins, Jess Murray Sr. and Sonny Condra. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home. For lasting memorials the family requests that consideration be given to St. Mary's School of West Plains, MO, or the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church, Connie Jones, 7676 Highway 163, Harrisburg, AR 72432.

EVETT   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-23-2000)

Funeral services for George Bailey Evett, 62, of Harrisburg, who died Monday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Roller-Farmers's Union Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Kevin Edgar will officiate, with burial to follow in the Tyronza Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Danny Roberson, Jackie Thorn, Duane Duff, Allen Farr, Tom Murry and Sid Shankle. Evett was born in Black Oak and grew up in Tyronza and Marked Tree. He had lived in the Harrisburg area for the past 25 years. Surviving are his wife, Constance Evett of the home; one son, Michael George Evett of Harrisburg; five daughters, Linda Sue Cox and Rhonda Laray Duff of Virginia, Tonya Suzanne Hendley of Virginia Beach, VA, Penny Linn Schaal of Boise, ID and Jamie Lee Bellah of Jonesboro; five brothers, Robert T. Evett Jr. of Houghton Lake, MI, James Harold Evett of Turrell, Eddie Dean Evett of North Webster, IN, Jerry Wayne Evett and Danny R. Evett, both of Harrisburg; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 Thursday evening at the funeral home.

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MRS. FAGAN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-27&7-1-1999; Trumann Democrat, 7-5-2000)

Mrs. Velinda Fagan, 53, of Trumann, died Tuesday morning in the Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Born in Weona, she had lived in Trumann for the past 32 years and was formerly of Harrisburg. She was a former employe of the Parker Hannifan Co., and was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Miranda Fagan a son, Shane Fagan, and one sister, Virginia Miller. Survivors include her husband, Willard Fagan of the home; one daughter, Kimberly Passmore of Trumann; her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Albert Miller of Harrisburg; two sisters, Jeanette Parnell of Harrisburg and Merita Merritt of Jonesboro; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann with Rev. Frank Hillis officiating. Burial will be in the Holly Springs Cemetery at Harrisburg. Active pallbearers will be Terry Bowden, Jason Fagan, Shawn Fagan, Michael Fagan, David Fagan and Gary Russell. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at Thompson Funeral Home.


FAHR   
(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-28-1999)

Funeral services for Presley Martin Fahr, 65, of Harrisburg have been scheduled for this afternoon at 2 at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home chapel. Revs. Kenny McMahan and Capt. Lovell will officiate. Burial will follow at Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Fahr died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center of NEA. Born in Redline, he was a retired owner/operator of Fahr's Grocery Store in Harrisburg and was a Poinsett County employee. He was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers, a step-brother and two sisters. Survivors include his wife, Mrs Vauda Morgan Fahr of the home; a son, Don Fahr of Harrisburg; two daughters, Donna Crews and Judy Clampit, both of Harrisburg; two brothers, Leroy Fahr of Pensacola, FL, and Martin Fahr of Memphis, TN; three step- brothers, Jim Turner of West Memphis, Bill Turner and Bud Turner (no address available); three sisters, Juanita Mattix of Pensacola, FL, Ora Pearl Johnson of Denard, and Deborah Burnett of Memphis, TN; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Active pallbearers will include Kerry Witt, Chris Crews, Matthew Fahr, Adam Fahr, Marty Fahr and Michael Fahr. Honorary pallbearers will include Mark Woods, Bill Craft, Fraser Richards, James Baney, Kenneth Bass, Chrles Branyan, Joe Blansett, James Buckley, Wilburn Carroll, Bill Carter, Daniel Chism, Michael Crockett, Bill Dunn, Dewey Grissom, Albert Hall, Joe Cartwell, James Hayes, George Greer, James Meridith, Jammie Sloan, Herman O'Brien, Louis Weaver and Clyde Williams.

MRS FERRELL   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-30-2000)

Mrs. Lucille J. Ferrell, 82, of 324 Natchez, Jonesboro, died Monday at her home. A native of Trumann, she lived in Anaheim, CA, where she had been a supervisor for Rockwell International. She returned to Arkansas in 1978 and had lived in Williford and Walnut Ridge before moving to Jonesboro recently. Active in the Lions Club and American Legion Auxiliary, she was a member of the Calvary Chapel Church and a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Harry B. Ferrell of the home; one son, Tom Cash of California; one daughter, Janet Thomas of California; one brother, Norman Frances of Trumann; one sister, Selena King of Walnut Ridge; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters. Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 10 at Emerson Funeral Home's Memorial Chapel, with Rev. John Lawrence officiating. Jake Beyer will deliver the eulogy. Entombment will follow in the family mausoleum at Jonesboro Memorial Park. Pete Thomas, Jake Beyer, Bill Pavilcek, Ron Eberwein, Jim McGinty and Brian Crouch will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will include Paul King and Norman Frances. Visitation will be held from 4:30 this afternoon to 7 this evening at the funeral home. The family requests that persons wishing to leave lasting memorials consider the Lions Clubs, American Legion or the Calvary Chapel Church.

MRS. FEWELL   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, Friday, 10-13-1950)

Mrs. Nancy Elvira Fewell died at the McClure Clinic here at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday, where she had been a patient since Friday. Mrs. Fewell was born Sep. 34d, 1897 in AL but had been a resident of near Bay Village for several years. She was 63 years, 1 months and 7 days of age. She was a member of the Pentecostal Church. Funeral services were held at 1:30 Wednesday afternoon, at the home of Mr. and J. A. Little, of the Shaver Store Community. Rev. Jim Hinds, assisted by Rev. Jim Fletcher, officiated. Burial followed in the Farm Hill Cemetery, with Griffin Funeral Home in charge. Surviving are her husband, Vester Fewell of Harrisburg, Rt. 2; two sons, Arnold Stutts of Londan, AR, and Woodrow Hamilton of Memphis, TN; one daughter, Pearl Stutts of Rt. 2; two brothers, Pryor Milligan and John Robert Milligan, both of Sheffield, AL, and one sister, Mrs. Cora Menne, of Sheffield, AL.

MRS. FEWELL   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, Thursday, 7-30-1964)

Mrs. Nora Fewell, 74, a former resident of this city, died in Chicago July 25, at 8 a.m. She was the widow of Mr. Lenox Fewell who passed away about ten years ago. They lived south of this city for several years and still own the place on Rt. 3, Harrisburg. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivig are one son, Woodrow Harris of Chicago; two daughters, Mrs. Moneta Metcalf of Niles, IL, and Mrs. Beulah Fewell of Chicago; two sisters Mrs. Bessie Grant and Mrs. May Drakeford, both of Monette, AR; 17 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at Valley View Baptist Church by the pastor, Rev. James Costner, Jr. Burial was in Farm Hill Cemetery with Jackson Funeral Home in charge.

MRS. FINCH   

(The Jonesboro Sun, Feb. 12, 1981)

Mrs. C. B. Finch Sr., 911 Witt, died at her home this morning. She lived in Jonesboro her lifetime and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Her husband died in 1946. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Taylor of Lunsford and was the granddaughter of pioneer Lunsford residents Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Taylor. Surviving are one son, C.B. Finch Jr. of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret F. Dameier and Mrs. Elizabeth F. Dameier, both of Rockford, IL and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 3 in the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro with Rev. Emil Williams officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Memorial Park under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. The body will lie in state at Gregg Friday afternoon at 3 until 6, and from 10 until noon Saturday morning. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. The family has requested that persons desiring to leave a lasting memorial consider the First Baptist Church or a favorite charity.

FINCH   

(The Jonesboro Sun, Feb. 10, 2002)

C .B. Finch Jr., 80, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Feb 9, at his home. A farmer in the Lunsford area, he was awarded the 1977 Craighead County Merit Award for outstanding accomplishments in resource conservation and was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Jonesboro. Survivors include two sisters, Margaret Finch Dameier of Jonesboro and Elizabeth Finch Dameier of Rockford, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. C. B. Finch Sr. and Myrtle Taylor Finch. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro with Dr. Bruce Tippit officiating. Burial will be private.(Jonesboro Memorial Park) Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Bobbitt Jr., Jonathan Bobbitt, Duane Dameier, Michael Loven, John Goldsmith, Vance Morrison and members of the Catfish Club. Visitation will be Monday from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro or the St. Bernard's Hospice program.

MISS FLANIGAN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, Feb. 1995)

Funeral services for Kelley DeAwn Flanigan, 19, Harrisburg, who was killed in a two-vehicle accident south of Jonesboro on Arkansas 1 Saturday afternoon, will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 in the chapel of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Born in Jonesboro, she was a member of the Greenfield Assembly of God. Surviving are a son, Devin Alex Laden of the home; her parents, Hershel and Suzi Easter Flanigan of Harrisburg; one sister, Cari Farmer of Harrisburg; one brother, Cody Farmer of Harrisburg; her maternal grandparents, Jake and Pearlie Easter of Harrisburg; paternal grandmother, Guyulia Flanigan of Harrisburg; her maternal great grandmother, Alice Easter of Harrisburg. Active pallbearers will be Robert Farmer, Rod Parks, Eric Cravens, Johnny Paul Harper, Richard Webster and Holley Adams. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 9 this evening at the funeral home.

FLETCHER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-26-2000)

Robert L. Fletcher, 94, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday morning at his home. A native of Williford, he had lived in Marked Tree before moving to Jonesboro five years ago. He was a farmer and a ginner and member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include three sons, Jerry Fletcher of Jonesboro, Boyce Fletcher of Leachville and Bobby Fletcher of Trumann; three daughters, Eulala Whitaker, Hazel Rogers and Ann Dawson, all of Jonesboro; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Fletcher. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 Thursday morning at the Marked Tree Cemetery, with Muriel Higginbotham officiating. Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements. Michael Fletcher, Brad Fletcher, Dinnie Stokes, Charles Whitaker, Henry Rogers and Joe Rogers will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Roger Whitaker, Randy Stokes and Tommy Whitaker. Visitation will be held from 5 this afternoon until 7 this evening at the funeral home. The family requests that lasting memorials be made to the Crowley's Ridge Childrens Home, 606 Academy Drive, Paragould.

FLOYD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-11-2000; Trumann Democrat, 9-13-2000)

Funeral services for Herman Eugene "Gene" Floyd Sr., 57, of 1400 Vine St., Trumann, who died Saturday morning at the family residence, will be at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Rev. Odis Love officiating. Burial will be in Marked Tree Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Harold Adams Jr., James Alfred Baney Jr., Cecil Barnes, D.A. Bratton, Ronald Britton, Ronald Carmichael, Gabriel Dixon and Bobby Sheppard. Born in Tyronza, he had lived most of his life in the Trumann area. He was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include his wife, Sarah Lee Baney Floyd of the home; two daughters, Marsha Ann Stevens and Donna Floyd, both of Trumann; two stepdaughter, Rachael E. Taylor of Trumann; two sons, Herman Floyd Jr. and Larry Floyd, both of Trumann; four brothers, Larry Don Floyd, Carl Bufford Floyd, Red Wayne Floyd and James Oneal Floyd, all of Trumann; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and was the son of the late Herman and Cora Mae Williams Floyd. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. FORBESS   


Brooksie Augusta Powell Forbess of 1301 NW Andrews St., Lawton, OK, died Oct. 1, 1993 at 9:35 p.m. at the Lawton Heights Nursing Home of natural causes. Mrs. Forbess was born in Fulton, MO and had lived in Trumann, AR most of her life before moving to Oklahoma in 1991. She was an elementary school teacher for the Trumann Public System for 34 years and received her BS degree in education from the Arkansas State University. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Eudora, AR and a former member of the First Baptist Church of Trumann. She was also a member at large of Aplha Delta Kappa Honorary Society. Mrs. Forbess was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Washington Forbess who died in 1964; a son, John Joseph Forbess in 1942; one brother. She was the daughter of the late Ollie Guy Powell and Carrie Belle Brooks Powell. Survivors include three daughters, Miss Bonnie Forbess of Memphis, TN, Mrs. Florence Gourley of Lawton, OK and Mrs. Susie Mae Gates of Eudora, AR; two sons, Herbert Forbess of Roseburg, OR, and Earl Forbess of Senatobia, MS; one half sister, Mrs. Mildred Pugh of Mt. Pleasant, IA; 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Services to be held Tuesday morning at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Dr. Jim Pinkerton officiating. Burial will be in Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg, AR. Pallbearers will be John David Forbess, Joe Forbess, Ronnie Forbess, John Gates, and Robert Gourley, Jr.

FORD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-27-1999; Trumann Democrat, 5-31-2000)

Rickey Lynn Ford, 42, of 6885 Gerald Lane, Trumann, died Monday at the Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 28, 1958, in Harrisburg, he was a Marine for four years and in the Army for four years. Survivors include his wife, Linda Ford of Trumann; two daughters, Vera Ford and Michelle Ford, both of Jonesboro; one son, Rickey Ford of Jonesboro; two stepsons, Kenneth Calhoun Jr. and Jiggs Comoton Jr., both of Trumann; his stepfather, Bobby Joe Garrison of Dyess; three sisters, Linda Burnes of St. Louis, MO, Sharon Ford of Trumann and Connie Brown of Dyess; five brothers, David Ford and Harold Ford, both of Trumann, Dennis Ford and Mike Ford, both of Lexa, and John Ford of Harrisburg; and his grandfather, George Ford of Trumann. Funeral services will be this afternoon at 3 at Wilson Funeral Home of Tyronza, with Gary Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in Tyronza Cemetery.

MRS. FORTSON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-25&26-2000; Trumann Democrat, 7-26-2000)

Mrs. Ruby Nell Fortson, 84, of 26734 Oscar Road, Trumann, died Sunday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born in Harrisburg, she had lived in Trumann for 64 years. A housewife, she was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church in Trumann. Survivors include two daughters, Emma Jean Moore of Black Oak and Louise Hinshaw of Jonesboro; three sons, Charles Fortson, Edward Fortson and Eschol Fortson, all of Trumann; four sisters, Carrie Cook of Griffithville, Alta Covington and Mary Carroll, both of Garland, TX, and Mary Scott of Whitter, CA; one brother, John O'berg of Harrisburg; 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Fortson, and one brother, J.M. Costner and was the daughter of the late Collie and Alma Marshall Costner. Funeral services will be at 2 Wednesday afternoon at Maple Grove Baptist Church in Trumann, with Rev. Mike Henderson and Rev. Richard Maness officiating. Burial will be in Bolivar Cemetery in Harrisburg. Pallbearers will include Junior Moore, James Moore, Danny Moore, Randy Fortson, Wayne Fortson, and Mark Hinshaw. Honorary pallbearers includes the Maple Grove Adult Men's Sunday School Class. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.

MRS. FOWLER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-11&12-2000)

Mrs. Doris Fowler, 56, of Weiner, died Tuesday at the Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. She is survived by a son, Dale Pickard of Texarkana, and a brother, Tommy Bowben of Weiner. She was preceded in death by a brother. Graveside services will be at 10 Thursday morning at Oakgrove Cemetery at Weiner. Burial will be under the direction of Roller-Farmer Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Marion Fleming will officiate. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, the family asks individuals to leave lasting memorials to a charity of the donor's choice.

MRS. FRANKLIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-5-2000; Trumann Democrat, 6-7&14-2000)

Mrs. Ruth Franklin, 72, of Trumann, died Saturday at the Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. She was born in Cherry Valley on Jan. 14, 1928, she lived most of her lifetime in Trumann before moving to live with her daughter in Southaven, MS, 18 months ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God in Trumann. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Ann Smith of Southaven and Peggy Sue Burnette of Franklin, TN; two sons, Harvey M. Franklin of Prospect, KY and David D. Franklin of Jonesboro; two sisters, Mary Leach of Dallas, Texas, and Caril Schultz of Mesquite, Texas; one brother, Cecil Gurno of Dallas; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin M. "Mack" Franklin in 1992; and by two brothers and was the daughter of the late Calvin and Bee Bradly Gurno. Pallbearers will be Doyle Clem, Mack Johnson, Herb Maxwell, Kenny Maxwell, Ronnie Maxwell and Dub Smith. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning at 10 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

FRANKLIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-23-1999)

Albert Franklin Sr., 63, of Marked Tree, died Monday at the Regional Medical Center of NEA. Born at Round Pond in St. Francis County, he was a retired truck driver and was a Baptist. He lived in Marked Tree for 18 years, having moved there from Black Oak in Poinsett County. Survivors include his wife, Katie Mae Franklin of Memphis; four sons, Albert Franklin Jr. of Nashville, TN, Johnny Franklin Sr., Eddie Franklin and Lee Andrew Franklin, all of Memphis; four daughters, Peggy Sue Franklin, Diana Franklin, Kathryn Franklin and Lori Franklin, all of Memphis; two sisters, Juanita Stacy and Betty May Griffin, both of Marked Tree; one brother, Paul Franklin of Marked Tree; 28 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services will be Friday afternoon at 1 at the Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Marked Tree. Burial will be at the Riverview Cemetery at Marked Tree. Sims-Woodard Funeral Service of Marked Tree has charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be Terry Thompson, Walter Stacy, Johnny Franklin, Eddie Franklin, Jimmy Mitchell and Leo Franklin. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 Thursday evening at the funeral home.

MRS. FRASIER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-28-1999)

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Alberta Frasier, 93, of Weiner, will be Wednesday morning at 10 at Roller-Farmers Union chapel in Weiner, with Bob Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Weiner's Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Wright, Eddie Wright, Mike Frasier, Michael Frasier, Mike Chandler and James Ruffin. Mrs. Frasier died Sunday (Dec. 26, 1999) at Woodbriar Nursing home in Harrisburg. She lived most of her life in the Weiner area and was a homemaker. She was a charter member of the Weiner Baptist Church. She is survived by three sons, Doyl Frasier of Merritt Island, Fla., Bob Frasier of Camp Verde, Ariz., and Howard Frasier of Tucson, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Frasier. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

FREEMAN   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, AR, 11-25-1949)

EWELL HOBSON FREEMAN The Modern News comes to you this week a bit late with a heavy heart but with a fond remembrance of the many, many nice things, acts of kindness and words of sympathy, all of which had made our sudden and shocking sorrow more bearable. "We" as we have said for 27 years must now be changed, or at least for a while to "I". I do not believe that I have to tell you how hard it was to tear up last week's paper in order to print this one. Much of it was his last wordk, some of it I just couldn't and left it standing. Ewell and I grew up in this office as children, our father having started the paper several years before in Nov. 1888. After his school days were completed, he joined my father as a partner in this business, 30 years ago. Three years later I was to join the firm, 17 years ago. That caused the second change in the name of the business. In August, 1934, our heats were heavy, when suddenly we had to give our father up, which caused the third change in the firm name that of Freeman Brothers. Now maybe there is to be another change in the firm name, but it must wait. During these short 27 years we have worked together without no more than two or three minor arguments which lasted only a matter of a few minutes or hours. He was so easy to work with, always agreeable, and many times saying during difficult times "that everything will be alright." It will be hard to give him up, but I will say, I must say, that he is not gone, only away for a while. He survived by his wife, Mrs. Lucille Freeman; two sons, Charles, who is a student at the University of Arkansas and Robert King of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Fullerton of Little Rock, Miss Patsy, a student in the State Teacher College at Conway and Miss Shirley of the home; two brothers, L.D. of Harrisburg and Orange of Bristol, VA; two sisters, Mrs. R.T. Parks and Mrs. H.D. Severs of Harrisburg and his mother, Mrs. Mary E. Freeman of Harrisburg and a large number of other relatives and friends, who attended the funeral. The burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. The Griffin Funeral Home took care of all detail in a splendid way. Pallbearers were Marshall Simmons, T.T. Mardis, J.F. Winningham, D.A. Newman, Lewis Ainsworth, Billy Weeks, H.T. Garvey, Wm. S. Martin, Jess Baker, all of this city and Fred Berry of Marked Tree.

MRS. FREEMAN   

The Modern News, Harrisburg, 8-21-1969

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Beard Freeman, 95, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. R.T. Parks, Monday nigh at 8:55. She had been ill for sometime and critically ill for the past ten days. Mrs. Freeman was born near Forrest City, Jan. 5, 1874, the daughter of James P. and Martha Ann Beard. She moved with her parents to the Pleasant Valley Community, two miles, north of Harrisburg, when a young girl, about 85 years ago. She was eleventh of thirteen children, and only one other survives, W.J. Beard of Paragould. She was married to L.D. Freeman, Sr., Dec. 6, 1891 and to this union were born seven children, four of whom survived. They are O.E. Freeman of Bristol, VA, Mrs. H.D. Severs, Mrs. R.T. Parks and L.D. Freeman, all of Harrisburg, nine grandchildren and twelve great- grandchildren. Mrs. Freeman was an active member of the Methodist Church as long as her health permitted and taught a Sunday school class for many years. She was also a member of the Women's Society of Christian Sevice of the Methodiat Church and the Harrisburg Garden Club. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. Bob Orr officiating. Burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park with Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were grandsons and husbands of the granddaughters, Edward Freeman of NYC, NY, Charles Van Freeman of North Little Rock, Robert King Freeman of Chicago and David Freeman of Harrisburg; C.C. Donoho of Ft. Smith, J.W. Fullerton of North Little Rock, George Carpenter, Jr., Lepanto, Jimmy Foust and Charles D. Nix of Jonesboro. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Administrative Board of Harrisburg United Methodist Church.

FREEMAN   

The Modern News, Harrisburg, 5-27-1976

L.D. Freeman, Jr., a member of the family that started THE MODERN NEWS one of the oldest weekly newspaper in Arkansas and reputed to be one of the oldest in the nation operating under the founder's family name and continuosly owned and published by a member of the original family died Monday, May 24, 1976, in Memphis, TN. He was born in Harrisburg, April 29, 1903, and lived here all his life. He was the son of the late L.D. Freeman, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth Beard Freeman. He was a member of the First United Methodiat Church and has served on the Administrative Board for many years. He was active in civic affairs until ill health. Surviving are his wife, Hazel Garvey Freeman, who has been editor and publisher for the past several years; a son, David H. Freeman of Atlanta, GA; a daughter, Elaine Nix of Jonesboro; a brother, O.E. Freeman of Bristol, VA; two sisters, Vera Freeman Severs and Era Freeman Parks, both of Harrisburg. Sevices were held at the First Methodist Church at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Gail Anderson officiating. Burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery with Jackson's Funeral Home in charge.

FREEMAN   

The Modern News, Harrisburg, 7-3-1980

SON OF MODERN NEWS DIES AT 87 O.E. "Orange" Freeman, 87, of Bristol, Virginia, died Wednesday, June 25, in Bristol Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Freeman is the son of L. D. Freeman, Sr., who founded THE MODERN NEWS in Harrisburg, in 1888. All of the Freeman children helped their father in the newspaper business while they were growing up. When Mr. Freeman died in 1934, L.D. Jr., and Ewell Freeman carried on the newspaper. Ewell died in 1949 while L.D. Jr. continued publishing and editing the paper until his death in 1976. O.E. Freeman graduated from Harrisburg High School and attended Draughons Business College in Memphis where he later taught penmanship for several years. He married the former Jennie Mae Hall of Auburn, Kentucky June 15, 1915. Until his retirement 18 years ago, Freman worked for Burrough's Corporation as a sales representative. Having lived in the Bristol area for over 40 years he was member of the State Street United Methodist Church and was a member of the Bristol Rotary Club for 41 years. He was the only surviving brother of his family. Two sisters (twins) are still living, Mrs. Robert (Eva) Parks, and Mrs. Hugh (Vera) Severs, both of Harrisburg. In addition to his wife and sisters he is survived by his son, O.E. Freeman, Jr., of New York City. Graveside services were conducted June 28 at Glenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Don Thomas officiating. Blevins Funeral Home of Bristol, Virginia was in charge of services.

MRS. FREEMAN   

The Jonesboro Sun, Monday, July 29, 2002

HOT SPRINGS-Jean E. Freeman, 60, of Hot Springs, formerly of Jonesboro, died Saturday, July 27, at a Hot Springs hospital. Born in Malvern, she had worked as the secretary to the president of AP&L in Little Rock, the secretary to the president of TV Guide magazine in Chicago and office manager for her husband's medical practice. She was a member of the Hot Springs Amateur Radio Club. Survivors include her husband, Dr. Robert K. Freeman of Hot Springs; her parents, Jack and Paralee Edwards of Malvern, and one sister, Diane Henderson of Hot Springs. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Hot Springs Funeral Home, with jim Adkins and Bobby Thornton officiating. Burial will follow at Shadow Lawn Cemetery in Malvern. Pallbearers will be Mike James, Buster Ashley, Larry Parker, Charlie Hall, Phil Landry and Larry Gatchel. Memorials may be made to ALS Foundation. (NOTE: Dr. Robt. K. Freeman is the s/o Ewell Hobson & Lucille Vandiver Freeman of Harrisburg)

FRENCH   

The Jonesboro Sun, 7-1--2001

Jimmy Lynn French, 63, of Fisher died Sunday, July 8, at Fisher. Born at Bee Branch, he was a former water commissioner for the city of Fisher, served on the Fisher City council from 1985-1991, was mayor of Fisher from 1988-1991, was director of the Fisher Cemetery, served on the Fisher water board until it dissolved, was a member of the Arkansas Army National Guard, was a farmer and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fisher, where he served as an usher. Survivors include his wife, Sue Williams French of the home; one son, Stacy Lynn French of Jonesboro; one daughter, Kristi French Bise of Weiner; three brothers, Bobby Ray French of Albuquerque, NM, Eddie Joe French of Fairfax, VA, and Cecil Albert French of North Little Rock; one sister, Reta Pierce of Jonesboro; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church in Fisher, with the Rev. Jeff Junyor officiating. Burial will follow in the Fisher Cemetery under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Active pallbearers will be Kevin Williams, Regan Parks, Keith Boyd, James Pierce, Tony Files, and Randy Dunnam. Honorary pallbearers will include Doyle Dixon, Edwin Beal, Donald Glenn, Leon Glenn, H.M. Henderson, G.W. Brown, G.W. Wallace, Joe Scott, Jack Gunter, Sherman Cullum, the men of Fisher and the men of the First Baptist Church of Fisher.

G

GANN   
(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-8-2000)

Douglas E. Gann, Sr., 74, of Trumann, died Thursday at the Lakeside Nursing Home in Lake City. He was born in Savannah, TN, and had lived in Trumann most of his life. He was a Baptist and was employed by the Singer Company for 15 years. Surviving are his wife, Willie Mae Lynch Gann of the Plantation Retirement Home in Trumann; two sons, Dougle Gann Jr. of Trumann and Harvey A. Gann of Highland, MI; five daughters, Diane Cooksey and Brenda Drew of Lake City, Margie Adams of Jonesboro, Caroline Barker and Bonnie Jones of Trumann; three sisters, Betty Lou Smith and Laverne Vinson of Tyronza and Carolyn Bryant of CA; one brother, Edward Gann of Tyronza; 20 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son and two brothers. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 in the Refuge General Baptist Church at Lake City, with Larry Ward and Roland Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Tyronza Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Grandsons will serve as active and honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. GANN   
(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-8-2000; Trumann Democrat, 9-20-2000)

Mrs. Mary Eva Gann, 82, of Trumann, passed away Wednesday evening, Sep. 6th at the Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, AR of natural causes. Mrs. Gann was born in Sulligent, AL, and had lived in Trumann area for the past 45 years. She was a former teacher for many years for Singer Logging Operations and a member of the Viva Drive Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Fred McLemore and Paul May; two sisters, Minnie Ellis and Elis Carter and was the daughter of the late John T. and Lela May McLemore. Survivors include her husband, Earl Gann of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Earlene Wiley and Mrs. Mary Moon, both of Trumann; three sons, Bobbie Hulsey of Almo Lake, AZ, Tommy A. Gann of Las Vegas, NV, and James R. "Butch" Gann of Trumann; two brothers, John McLemore of Blytheville and G.W. May of Chicago, IL; one sister, Mrs. Elsie Roan of California; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Bill Willard and Joe Spangler officiating. Burial will take place at Willis Cemetery in Harrisburg, AR. Pallbearers are Hubert Rainey, Virgil Hobbs, David Nelson, Kenny Ross, Scott Kemper and Ray Kemper. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Moody. Visitation begins Friday evening from 5 until 8 at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.

GANN   
(The Jonesboro Sun, Saturday, June 12, 2004)

HARRISBURG-Delmer E. Gann. 78, of Harrisburg died Friday, Jun 11, at the Trumann Health and Rehab Center. Born at Ravenden Springs, he spent most of his life in Harrisburg. He was an Army veteran of World War II, a farmer, Mason and a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include one son, Steve Gann of Harrisburg; one daughter, Sharon Secrease of Harrisburg; two sisters, Helen Kemper of Trumann and Marion Whitt of Harrisburg; one brother, Russell Gann of Pacific, MO; three grandchildren, Susan Taylor, Jennifer Andrews and Steven Gann; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Patterson Gann, and his parents, Marion and Birdie Gann. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Weston Funeral Service chapel in Harrisburg, with the Rev. Captain Lovell officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

GARDNER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-6&7-2001; Trumann Democrat, 2-7-2001)

Cad Gardner Sr., 100, of Trumann, formerly of Harrisburg, died Sunday evening at his home. Born on Aug. 8, 1900 in Missouri, the son of the late Reece and Mary Jane French Gardner. He was a retired farmer and was of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include his wife, Bobbie Timms Gardner of the home; two sons, Charlie Gardner of Harrisburg and Jimmy Gardner of Jonesboro; three daughters, Bernice Killingsworth White of Harrisburg, Madge Blankenship of Stamps and Margie Prater of Acworth, GA; two stepsons, David Hicks and Jimmy Hicks both of Oklahoma; two stepdaughters, Peggy Bishop of Birdeye and Dorothy Cook of Trumann; two sisters, Hattie Dudley of Weiner and Sylvia Barnes of Bay; 26 grandchildren; 10 stepgrandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and 24 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nettie Austin Gardner, two sons and two daughters. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home with Jerry Kausler and Willie Clem officiating. Burial will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Tony Gardner, Bobby Gardner, Jason Gardner, David Gardner, Michael Conrad and David Conrad. Honorary pallbearers will be James Williams, Charles Ryan, Roy Wilcocks, Gerald Crawford, Raymond Earl Lyerly and Larry Paul Lyerly. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MRS. GARNER   
(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-29-2001)

Eura Maye Garner, 100, of Harrisburg died Wednesday, June 27, at Des Arc Nursing Home in Des Arc. A native of Royse City, TX, she was a housekeeper and member of the Church of Christ. She has no immediate survivors. She was preceded in death by a brother and five sisters. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home chapel with Richard Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Mark Edwards, Steve McIntosh, Jimmy Churchwell, Charles Churchwell, Troy Churchwell and Terry Gentry will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MRS. GARRETT   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-16-2000)

Mrs. Lucy Garrett, 93, of Wynne, died Monday at Stella Manor Nursing and Rehab in Russellville. Born in Balch, she was a retired dairy bar owner and operator in Hickory Ridge and Hamlin. She spent most of her life in Poinsett and Cross counties and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Fisher. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olen Garrett, and one son. Survivors include a son, George Garrett of Fisher; two daughters, Gladie Kemp of Hickory Ridge and Emma Lemley of Russellville; two sisters, Grace Foster Sanders of Heber Springs and Irene Rogers of Trumann; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild. Funeral services have ben scheduled for 10:30 Thursday morning at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at Fisher. Seth Kieffer and John Sawyer will officiate. Burial will follow at Fisher Cemetery, under the direction of Kernodle Funeral Home of Wynne. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home. The family requests that persons wishing to leave memorials consider the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in care of Seth Kieffer, 13017 Keiffer Lane, Weiner 72479.

GARVEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, Thursday, 2-26-1937)

FATHER OF H.T. GARVEY DIES LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON - FUNERAL SERVICES HELD HERE TUESDAY FOR GEORGE T. GARVEY, PROMINENT MERCHANT OF PEACH ORCHARD. George T. Garvey, 76, prominent business of Peach Orchard, AR, and father of H.T. Garvey of this city died in the St. Bernard's Hospital at Jonesboro about six o'clock Sunday afternoon following a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. Garvey suffered a stroke of paralysis while at his store in Peach Orchard February 8th and was removed to the Jonesboro Hospital the next day. The stroke paralyzed his entire left side. Funeral services were held at the home of his son, H.T. Garvey here Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 by Rev. J.J. Decker, pastor of the Methodist church in this city. A large crowd of friends here and from his home town attended the services. Mr. Garvey was 75 years, 8 months and 19 days of age. He came to Harrisburg in February 1886 and in February 1888 he entered the mercantile business here. In 1908 he sold his business to the late B.F. Cole moving to Heber Springs where he engaged in the wholesale grocery business for about two years, and then moved to Parkin, where he operated a retail grocery business until 1918, except a short period of residence in Memphis where he was connected with the firm of Busch Grace Produce Company. In the spring of 1918 moved to Peach Orchard whre he again entered the mercantile business. Interment was in the Old Harrisburg City Cemetery with Griffin Funeral Home in charge of final arrangements. Mr. Garvey built the brick building now occupied by the Lilly Hardware store and also the brick residence located near the store building. He joined the Methodiat church in this city while a very young, and was an ardent church worker, being a member of the Board of Stewards and Sunday School Superintendent for many years. He was a member of the building committee, when the present church was built. He was married December 18, 1888 to Miss Annis Usery in this city. To this union was born five children all of whom are living except Harold C. Garvey, who preceded his father in death about two years ago. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Annis Garvey of Heber Springs; two daughters, Miss Verna Garvey of Heber Springs, Mrs. Sam Herrin of Little Rock; two sons, W.L. Garvey of Peach Orchard, Henry T. Garvey of this city; three grandchildren, Miss Hazel Garvey of this city and Mrs. Horton of Jonesboro and Patricia.

MRS. GARVEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, 1-5-1956)

Mrs. Annis Ursery Garvey, 86, mother of Henry T. Garvey of this city died at her home in Heber Springs, AR, about 11 o'clock Wednesday night, Dec. 28th. She was born Oct. 3, 1869 at Colt, AR, moving to Harrisburg with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Ursery when she was two years of age. She was married to George T. Garvey here in 1888, which preceded her in death in Feb. 1937. To this union were born five children, two of whom preceded her in death, Harold and Laster. Others surviving are: H.T. Garvey of Harrisburg, Mrs. Sam Herrin of Little Rock, Mrs. Lester Willis of Heber Springs; three grandchildren, Sharon Willis of Heber Springs, Mrs. S.H. Horton of Washington D.C., and L.E. Freeman of Harrisburg and two great grandchildren, David and Elaine Freeman of Harrisburg. They lived in this city until 1908 were Mr. Garvey had a large mercantile business, building the brick building and residence now standing on the East side of Court Square occupied by the Square Deal Furniture Co., and the home by Mr. and Mrs. Hal Stricklin. Mr. and Mrs. Garvey moved to Heber Springs on account of her health, They later moved to Memphis where he was in the Wholesale Grocery business. They lated moved to Parkin where they lived only a few years and then back to Heber Springs where she maintained her home for 36 years. She was an active member of the Methodist Church as long as her health permitted. Funeral services were held at the Olmstead Funeral Home in Heber Springs at 10 o'clock Friday morning, with Rev. Majors, pastor, of the Heber Springs Methodist Church, officiating. The remains were brought overland by an Olmstead Funeral Coach to the home of her son, H.T. Garvey. Graveside services were held at the Harrisburg Cemetery at 2:30 Friday afternoon by Rev. J.T. Byrd and burial was in Old Harrisburg City Cemetery.

GARVEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, 7-1-1965)

Henry Thomas Garvey, 73, prominent citizen and businessman of this city for more than a half century died suddenly at his home here on South Main Street about 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon. Mr. Garvey had a heart condition for several years but had gone to his grocery store daily. Thursday being no exception. He left the store about 12:30 Thursday going home for dinner. After taking his rest after dinner and watching TV, he and Mrs. Garvey were planning to go to their farm near Bay Village. Suddenly he collasped in the hallway of the home and death apparently was instantly. The doctor said death was due to coronary Thrombosis. He was born in Harrisburg April 10, 1892, the son of Mr. and Mrs. George T. Garvey, residents of this city for many years. His father operated a mercantile store here for years and was a director of the Harrisburg State Bank. Mr. Garvey had operated a grocery store here for more than 50 years. A number of years ago he formed a partnership with Tommy McGee of this city, and started the grocery store of Garvey-McGee Food Center. After graduating from Hendrix College, he started a grocery store at Parkin where he lived about four years, returning to Harrisburg to go into business. It was while he was living at Parkin he married to Miss Marie Berry of this city on Dec. 18, 1913. They celebrated their Golden Wedding Annversary Dec. 15, 1963 with open house at their home. Mr. Garvey was a member of the Methodist Church and has served as a Steward of the official board for many years. He served as a School Director for 12 years and was a member of the City Council for a number of years. Surviving is his wife, Mrs. Marie Berry Garvey; two daughters, Mrs. L.D. Freeman of this city and Mrs. Herman Horton of Pretoria, South Africa; two sisters, Mrs. Sam Herrin and Mrs. Lester Willis, both of Little Rock; three grandchildren, David Freeman of Ft. Polk, LA, who arrived Friday by plane to attend the funeral, Elaine Freeman of this city and Cathy Horton of Pretoria, South Africa. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the First Methodist Church, with the pastor, Rev. G.A. McKelvy, officiating. Burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery with Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home in charge. Active pallbearers were Ollie Brown, Charlie Cooper, Mayo Cooper, John Shoff, George Brown and Walter Phillip. Honorary pallbearers were members of the official Board of the Methodist Church, and Tommy McGee, H.D. Severs, T.T. Mardis, John Holmes, Ray Holmes, Ralph Wimpy, L.J. Phillips.

MRS. GARVEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, 10-10-1991)

Mrs. Gladys Marie Berry Garvey, 96, of 311 Hamilton, Harrisburg, widow of Henry Thomas Garvey, died early Tuesday morning, Oct. 8, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 21, 1894 at Bay Village, she was the daughter of the late Dr. A.A. and Flora Stout Berry, early settlers of that area, who later moved to Harrisburg. With the exception of living several years in Parkin soon after her marriage, she was a lifelong resident of the Harrisburg area. She was a landowner and an active member of Harrisburg United Methodist Church as long as her health permitted. A charter member of Women's Missionary Society, she was a past president and a former teacher in the Sunday school department. Survivors include two daughters, Hazel Freeman of Harrisburg and Louise Horton of Cape Coral, FL; one brother, A.A. "Lon" Berry, Jr., of Fayetteville, formerly of Harrisburg, three grandchildren, David Freeman of Atlanta, GA, Elaine Nix of Harrisburg and Catherine Horton Jackson of Lehigh Acres, FL; and on great-grandson, Mark Daniel Nix of Harrisburg. Three brothers, Millard Gilmore Berry, Allen Berry and Fred Berry, and two sisters, Bessie Conn Griffin and Ione Goodman, preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock this Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, at Harrisburg United Methodist Church with Rev. Nicholas Lascaro, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Active pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews, David Freeman, Charles D. Nix, Kevin Jackson, Jimmy Berry, Allen Berry, David Berry, Gregory Berry and James N. McCord Jr.

MRS. GASKILL   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-9-1991)

Mrs. Velma Lee Patterson Gaskill, 79, of 110 Oakdale, Trumann, died Saturday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. She was a homemaker and a member of the Trumann Revival Center. Survivors include her husband, Bill Gaskill of the home; one son, Jack Scrape of Palestine; two daughters, Emma Koonce of Pekin, IL, and Ida Gomez of Scottsdale, AZ; three brothers, Archie Ross of Osceola, Floyd Ross of Truman and Chester Ross of Marked Tree; three sisters, Agnes Moye of Trumann, Stella Highland of Medford, OR, and Edna Browning of Cabot; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be this afternoon at 1 at the Trumann Revival Center with Rev. Tommy Jordan officiating. Burial will follow in Bolivar Cemetery at Harrisburg under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

GENO   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-24-2000)

Carlton Geno, 81, of Harrisburg, died Saturday at the Wynwood Nursing Center in Wynne. He was a Navy veteran and was of the Assembly of God belief. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Geno. Survivors include two daughters, Ada Kirby of Harrisburg and Patricia Boland of Montgomery, TX; one sister, Genieve Chism of Sardis, MS; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning at 10 in the chapel of Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree with, Rev. Dwight Cunningham officiating. Burial will follow in Potter Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

GIBBS   

(Earle Enterprise, Oct. 28, 1955)

Richard A. Gibbs, 72, passed away at the Kennedy General Hospital Tuesday, October 25, after an illness of severl years which had forced his retirement. Mr. Gibbs, who was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, was well known in and around Earle and had many friends both in Earle and the surrounding territory who are grieved at his death. Funeral services were held at the Earle Church of Christ Thursday afternoon with Robert Coburn officiating. Burial was in Tyronza Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Ella Gibbs; three daughters, Mrs. Leonard Hodo and Mrs. Jack Carrier both of Earle, and Mrs. Forrest Glover, Yuba City, CA. Two son, Billy C. Gibbs of Albuquerque, NM and Russell Gibbs who is in the Navy. Two sisters, Mrs. Otto Chrisco of Black oak and Mrs. Doc Martin of Nashville,TN.

MRS. GIBBS   

(Earle Enterprise, February 1, 1957)

MRS. R.A. GIBBS DIES AFTER A LONG ILLNESS. Mrs. R.A. [Mary Ellen] Gibbs, 66, died at her home in Earle Wednesday night at 10:42 O'clock after a long illness. She had been a resident of this community for the past 16 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ and was a devout Christian. Services will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Church of Christ. Burial will be in Tyronza Cemetery. Holt Funeral Home of Earle is in charge of arrangements. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Leonard [Notra] Hodo, Mrs. J. [Jack] A. Carrier of Earle and Mrs. Forest Glover of Yuba City, CA; two sons, Russell Gibbs of Des Plaines, IL and Billy Gibbs of Earle; one brother, Robert Kinney of Memphis; and nine grandchildren.

GIBBS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-13-2000)

Bobby Ray Gibbs, 41, of Holcomb, MS, died Monday at Delta Regional Burn Center in Greenville, MS, of injuries sustained in a plane crash in Indianola, MS. He worked as an agricultural pilot for Choctaw Flying Service. Survivors include two daughters, Jamie Rea Box of Indianola, MS, and Jessica Lee Gibbs of Belzoni, MS; his parents, Hershel and Louise Gibbs of Tyronza; a brother, Frankie Gibbs of Marion; and a granddaughter. Funeral services have been scheduled for 1 Friday afternoon at Murphy Funeral Home chapel in Marked Tree, with Rev. Ron Lovins officiating. Burial will follow at Tyronza Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

GIBSON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-11-2000)

Elmer Dennis Gibson Sr., 69, of West Memphis, died April 3 at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. He was retired from the Navy and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He was of the Church of Christ belief. Survivors include his wife, Rose Marie Gibson of West Memphis; five daughters, Melanie Sobczak of Waales Center, NY, Robin Greene of Crawfordsville, Sabrina Webb of Memphis, Regina Crenshaw of Cabot and Wanda Gibson of Newark, DE; three sons, Elmer Dennis Gibson Jr. and Jonathan Gibson, both of West Memphis, and Adam Gibson of Siloam Springs; three sisters, Kay Kennedy of Memphis, Lillian O'Donnell of West Memphis and Ruth West of Fisher; three brothers, Roy Gibson of Hickory Ridge, Wade Gibson of Earle and Burley Sears of Fisher; and 15 grandchildren. Funeral services were April 7 at Roller-Citizen Funeral Home of West Memphis. Burial was at Fisher Cemetery.

MRS. GILL   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-27-2000)

Mrs. Ruby Gill, 87, of Turrell, died Thursday at Beverly Health Care in West Memphis. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Turrell and had worked in food services for a public school. Survivors include her husband, Will Gill of Turrell; four daughters, Jo Burton of Collierville, TN, Betty Brown of Center Ridge, Lois Smith of Tyronza and Geneva McClelland of Gilmore; three sons, Willie Gill Jr. of Bartlett, TN, Billy Gill Sr. of Tyronza and Danny Gill of Turrell; a sister, Audie Sissell of Bassett; 19 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services have been scheduled for 10 this morning at Murphy Funeral Home chapel in Marked Tree, with Rev. Jimmy Duncan and Rev. Terry Tacker officiating. Burial will follow at Tyronza Cemetery. Mark Brown, Steve Brown, Robert Smith, Ronnie Burton, Dennis Burton, Tim Gill, Billy Gill Jr. and Terry Tacker will serve as active pallbearers.

MRS. GLASS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-6-2001)

Lola Mae Glass, 91, of Fisher died Wednesday, July 4, at Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg, where she had resided for the last six months. Born in Tilton, she had lived most of her life in Fisher. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Fisher, where she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Women's Missionary Union. Survivors include three daughters, Glenda Glenn of Fisher, Bonnie Lacava of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Christine Ziegenhorn of Mountain Home; one son, Bobby Lynn Glass of Imboden; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Wilson Glass, and two sons. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at the First Baptist Church of Fisher, with Rev. Jeff Junyor officiating. Burial will follow in the Fisher Cemetery, under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Active pallbearers will be Donny Glenn, Ronny Glenn, Bobby Glass, Jr., Timmy Glass, Clint Ball, Kaleb Glenn, Mike Sloan and Mike Glass. Honorary pallbearers will include Jimmy French, Eldon Wixson, Herman Dale, John Darter, J.W. Davis, and Edwin Beal. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the First Baptist Church of Fisher. Memorials may be made to the Fisher Cemetery, attn: Jimmy French.

GLASS   

(1905-1997)

James W. Glass Sr. of Fisher, died Monday at his home. He was retired from the Cotton Belt RR, and was a member and deacon of the First Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Woodmen of the World. He was preceded in death by one son and one brother. Survivors includ his wife, Mrs. Iola M. Glass of the home; two sons, James Glass Jr. of Mountain View and Bobby Glass of Imboden; three daughters, Christine Ziegenhor of Mountain Home, Bonnie Lacava of Deerfield Beach, FL, and Glenda Glenn of Fisher; one sister, Jessie Watson of Wynne; 29 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon at 2 at the First Baptist Church in Fisher with Jeff Junyor officiating. Burial will follow in the Fisher Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ronald Glenn, Donny Ziegenhorn, Mike Glass, Bobby Glass, Timmy Glass, Mike Sloan, Clinton Ball and Gray Ball. Honorary pallbearers will include Jimmy French, John Darter, Eldon Wixson, Herman Dale and J.W. Davis. Visitation will be this evening from 5 until 8 at the Farmers Union Funeral Home at Weiner.

MRS. GLENDENING   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-29-2001)

Mrs. Rowena Glendening, 93, of Jonesboro, died Saturday at Rose Skill Nursing Center in Jonesboro. Born in Formosa, she was a retired clerk for Kustoff Company in Trumann and was a member of First Baptist Church in Trumann. She had lived most of her life in Trumann. Survivors include one brother, R.B. Stacks of Bee Branch; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas N. Glendening, and by one daughter, three brothers and two sisters. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Oaklawn Cemetery under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Rev. Paul Hale will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

GLENN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-6-1984)

Wade Glenn, 77, of Fisher, died Thursday morning in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a member of the Fisher Church of Christ, and a WWII veteran. Mr. Glenn was a well driller. Survivors includes his wife, Ione Glenn, of the home; two son, Donald Glenn and Leon Glenn both of Fisher; a daughter, Miss Marcia Glenn of West Helena; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Fisher Church of Christ with Bob Coburn officiating. Burial will be in the Fisher Cemetery, under the direction of Langford's Funeral Home services. Active pallbearers will be Edwin Wixson, R.W. Gibson, Hiram Davis, J.A. Cook, Randy Barker and Jim Conaway. Honorary pallbearers will be C.H. Wixson, Eldon Wixson, Jonny Wixson, Daniel Barker, Jake Kelley and Mack Carpenter. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that persons wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Fisher Church of Christ of the Fisher Cemetery.

GLENN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-12-2000)

Howard Glenn, 71, of Salem, Ill., formerly of Fisher, died Thursday at Marion Veterans' Affairs Hospital in Marion, Ill. He was the retired owner of Glenn Insurance Agency, a Korean War veteran of the Air Force, a member of the Fisher Lions Club. He operated insurance agencies in Fisher, Hickory Ridge and Little Rock and also formed two insurance agencies in Illinois before retiring. Survivors include his wife, Joy Kay Glenn of Centralia, IL; two sons, Grant Glenn of Collinsville, IL and Stephen Glenn of Odin, IL; his mother, Irene Glenn of Cave City; a sister, Margaret Weld of Batesville; and two brothers, Burl Glenn of Cave City and Gerald Glenn of Wynne. Graveside services will be at 3:30 this afternoon at Fisher Cemetery at Fisher, with Larry McFadden officiating. Langford's Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. The family requests that persons wishing to leave lasting memorials consider the Fisher Church of Christ or Fisher Cemetery.

MRS. GLENN   

(The Modern News, Thursday, June 17, 2004)

Ione Glenn, 91, of Fisher, died Tuesday, June 15, 2004 at St. Bernardís Regional Medical Center of natural causes. Mrs. Glenn was born July 8, 1913 in Fisher, AR to Jonathan and Margaret Cooper Dale. She was a retired Postal Clerk and grade school teacher. She was a member of Fisher United Methodist Church and a member of the Home Demonstrations Club of Fisher. Mrs. Glen was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Glenn in 1984; her parents; five brothers, Russell, Alvin, Charley, Willard and Herman Dale. Survivors include two sons, Donald Glenn of Fisher and Leon Glenn of Brookland; one daughter, Marcia Glenn of Brookland; five grandchildren, Melissa Sloan, Bryan Glenn, Donald Glenn, Jr., David Glenn, and Ronald Glenn; and nine great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 17 at 2 p.m. at the Fisher United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jeff Junyor officiating. Interment will follow at the Fisher Cemetery under the direction of Langford-Bookout Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Active pallbearers will be Bryan Glenn, Donald Glenn, Jr., David Glenn, Ronald Glenn, Mike Sloan, and Kaleb Clouse. Memorials may be made to the Fisher Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 162, Fisher, AR 72429

MRS. GOAD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-6-2000)

Mrs. Evelyn Warren Goad, 88, of Marked Tree, died Sunday at the Regional Medical Center of NEA. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in Marked Tree, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Friendly Sunday School Class and the Monday Club. She was an active community volunteer, organizing the local and county campaigns for the American Cancer Society as well as other charities. She was the widow of Louis Goad. Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Ann Goad Moore of Little Rock; one son, Dr. Eric Warren Goad of Minneapolis, MN; and four grandsons. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning at 10 at the First United Methodist Church in Marked Tree, with Rex Dickey and Joe Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in Marked Tree Cemetery, under the direction of Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree. Visitation will be from 6 until 7 this evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the First United Methodist Church in Marked Tree at 304 Frisco Street, Marked Tree.

MRS. GOODMAN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, Feb. 13, 1986)

Mrs. Ione Berry Goodman, 87, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Bay Village and was a retired librarian for the Poinsett County Library, and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Harrisburg. Survivors unclude one brother, A.A. (Lon) Berry of Fayetteville, and one sister, Mrs. Marie Garvey of Harrisburg. Funeral services will be conducted this afternoon at 2 in Jackson's Funeral Home Chapel, Harrisburg, with Rev. Muriel Peters officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery there., under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.

GOODMAN   

(The Modern News, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003)

Roy Goodman, 78, of Marked Tree died Tuesday, December 9, 2003, at Three Rivers Nursing Center in Marked Tree. He was a farm worker and a Baptist. Survivors include three sons, Larry Goodman of Pontotoc, MS, Jerry Goodman of Harrisburg and Darrell Goodman of Marked Tree; three daughters, Glenda Muse of Harrisburg, Sandra Scruggs of Tyronza and Lisa Smith of Trumann; 13 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren. Funeral services have beeb scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza. Vance Penn will officiate. Burial will be in Tyronza Cemetery.

MRS. GOODWIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-30-2000;Trumann Democrate, 2-2-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Faye Hazel Plunkett Goodwin, 66, 300 S. Park, Trumann, who died Friday, will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Rev. Kenneth Green officiating. Burial will follow in Tyronza Cemetery Mrs. Goodwin was born June 19, 1933, in Savannah, TN and had lived in Trumann for the past 30 years and was formerly of Marked Tree. She was a veneer grader for Columbia Forest in Trumann and was of the Baptist belief. She is survived by one son, James Ray Plunkett of Bay; seven daughters, Kathrine Faye Baney, Doris Jean Proctor, Betty Lynn Knight, Treana Ruth Galloway, and Judy Dale Price, all of Trumann, and Martha Carolyn Davis and Jenny Burnette Plunkett, both of Bay; two brothers, Roy Haynes of Groveland, FL, and Earl Haynes of Trumann; three sisters, Mary Collins of Fruitland Park, FL, Dorothy Cooper of Marked Tree and Betty Todd of Groveland; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jackie Leroy Goodwin in 1998 and was the daughter of the late Willie Jowers and Mary Etta Morton Haynes. Pallbearers, Billy Williams, Terry Bandy, Steven Johansen, Steve Wilcockson, Harold Jones and Steve Conery. Visitation is scheduled from 5 Monday afternoon until 8 that evening at the funeral home.

MRS. GOODWIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-3&4-2000; Trumann Democrat, 7-5-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Naomi Goodwin, 80, of 304 Norma Jean Drive, Trumann, who died Sunday, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Rev. Don Wilson officiating. Burial will folow in Pine Hill Cemetery in Jonesboro. Born in Tennessee, she had lived most of her life in Trumann. She was a housewife and a member of the Christian Worship Center in Trumann. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Fred Lane, one sister and four brothers. Mrs. Goodwin was the daughter of the late Alvin Dickey and Jennie V. Gossett Tippitt. Survivors include one daughter, Kathryn Coffman of Bono; five sons, Fred Land of Milton, FL, Troy Goodwin of Seminole, TX, Alfred Goodwin of Batesville, Charles Goodwin of Stratham, NH, and Garland Goodwin of Las Vegas, NV; one sister, Martha Tippitt of Jonesboro; one brother, Frank Tippitt of Jonesboro; and 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be Gene Berry, David Dunigan, Joshua Goodwin, Daniel Goodwin, Steve Nix and Keith Tippitt. Honoray pallbearers will include Al Craig, Billy Tippitt and Robert Tippitt. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

GOWAN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-30-2000)

Funeral services for John Burton Gowen, 76, of Harrisburg, who died Thursday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, will be today at 11 a.m. in the Thompson Funeral Home chapel in Trumann, with the Rev. Woefud Conatser officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Tommy Trust, Mark Vaughn, Bobby Joe Couch, Roger Shaw, James E. Gowen, Douglas Winningham and Jackie Winningham. Honorary pallbearers will include H.C. Coke, Bruce Davis, Leo Robertson, Odell Everhart, Clyde Robertson Jr., Quention Eades and Mike Ryan. Born in Elkmont, AL, he was a longtime resident of the Trumann and Harrisburg area. He was a retired farmer and of the Church of Christ belief. Survivors include four sisters, Bertha Sue Winningham of Harrisburg, Eva Faye Looper of Bono, Eddie Marie Couch of Jonesboro and Ora Dean Novak of Ash Flat; and two brothers, Buford Gowen of Kingsland, GA, and David Gowen of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by a sister. Visitation will be held today from 9 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

GRANTHAM   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-11&12-2000)

Pelton "Slim" Grantham, 80, of Harrisburg, died Wednesday morning at his residence. Born in Forrest City and formerly of Wynne, he had lived in Harrisburg since 1940. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII, a retired truck driver for Famers Supply Cooperative, a member of the American Legion and of Lebanon Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Viola C. Grantham of the home; one son, Edward "Skip" Grantham of Fisher; three daughters, Patricia Arnold of Imboden, Jane Blake of Caraway and Barbara Stafford of Greenbrier; one brother, Havis Ray Grantham of Wynne; two sisters, Josephine Martin of Wauchula, FL, and Rachael Dillidine of Wynne; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 3 Friday afternoon at Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Honorary pallbearers will be Mark Grantham, Travis Grantham, Chris Stafford, Dale Arnold Jr. and Lee Blake. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 this evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Daughters of the American Revolution or the American Cancer Society.

GRAY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-1-2000)

Ranny Edward Gray, 48, of Harrisburg, died Sunday in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born at Harrisburg and graduated from the Watervliet High School in Watervliet, MI, in 1969. He was a former Harrisburg police officer and worked for many years with a firm that locates underground utilities. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Chatman Gray of the home; one son, Jeremy Gray of Harrisburg; one daughter, Holly Gray of Harrisburg; his mother, Vernia Bradsher Gray of Wynne; one brother, Danny Gray of Waterlilet; two sisters, Peggy Sharp and Paulette Arnold of Wynne. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 in the chapel of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home with Rev. John Lindsey officiating. Burial will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Ryan Gray, Duane Webb, Tom Whittingham, Ollie Costner, Steve Whithurst and Artie Fiorito. Honorary pallbearers will include Dolen Hill, Wayne King and Don Neal. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

GRAY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-2&3-2000)

J.V. Gray, 75, of Harrisburg, died Saturday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born at Harrisburg, he was a construction foreman and a member of the Oakview Baptist Church at Greenfield. He was a World War II Army veteran. Survivors include his wife, Lorene Massengill Gray of Harrisburg; one son, Lloyd Gray of Covington, LA; four daughters, Sharon Brown of Covington, Judy Beeson of Jonesboro, Patsy Toone of Trumann and Reginia "Reggie" Marsolan of Jonesboro; one brother, Lloyd Gray of Covington; three sisters, Nellie Ricther of Atlanta, GA, Helen Morgan of Alvin, TX, and Margaret Tiner of Harrisburg; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one grandson. Funeral services will be at 11 Tuesday morning at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Kausler officiating. Burial will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Cory Beeson, Derek Lueallen, Bill Carter, Rick Carter, Robbie Winningham and Jim Mockbee. Honorary pallbearers will include James Williams, Billy Joe Wright, Bob Mills, Charles Brand, Gaylon Massengill, Barry Massengill, Randy Massengill, Luke Massengill and Roy Barnett. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. GREENO   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-2-2000)

Mrs. Clara Fulbright Greeno, 83, of Weiner, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in Mt. Pleasant, she lived in the Weiner area for most of her life. She was a member of the Waldenburg Baptist Church, a retired owner and operator of the City Cafe in Weiner and was also a landowner. Survivors include two sons, Douglas Greeno and Donald Greeno, both of Weiner; two sisters, Cora Evans Reynolds of Waldenburg and Ruth Martin of Richmond, CA; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Rex Greeno, and one grandson. Services will be Thursday morning at 10 at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home chapel in Weiner, with Lendol Jackson and Gil Hogue officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Weiner. Active pallbearers will be Mark Greeno, Darrell Greeno, Gary Greeno, Troy Greeno, Lee McIlvoy and Dana McIlvoy. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Cooper, Bobby Linn, Sonny Burgess, Charles Kirksey, Willie Rudd, Charles Fowler, Lynn Diggs, Tommy Wofford, J.R. Rogers, Larry Ramsey, Dale Turner, Bill Rudd, Lewis Hogue and Lynn Bradley. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 tonight. The family requests that those wishing to leave lasting memorials consider the Oak Grove Cemetery in Weiner, the Weiner Volunteer Fire Department or the St. Bernard's Hospice.


GREENWOOD   

(Marked Tree, AR, Gazette, March 29, 1912; The Craighead Co. Hist. Soc. Quarterly, V39, N4, pp11-12)

C.B. Greenwood Died Saturday - Had Been Sick Short Time With Pneumonia; Well Known and Well Liked. Died, at his home in Lepanto, Saturday night, March 23, at 8:15 o'clock, Charles B. Greenwood, age 54 years. The funeral was held Sunday afternoon, being conducted by Rev. Jas. F. Jernigan, and the remains were followed to their final resting place (Greenwood Cem.) by a large following of friends. He was a man of generous impulses and never forgot the hospitable ways of the pioneer. The stranger, even though a beggar, never failed to find food and shelter if he sought it at his hands, and he was at home by the bedside of the sick and delighted in all kinds of neighborly offices. He had borne adversity bravely and enjoyed prosperity quietly. He had filled the various relations of life as son, husband, father, brother, friend and had filled them all well. He went to Lepanto when it was a vast wilderness and lived to see it grow into a thriving, beautiful little town, which he founded, the Township being named Greenwood in his honor, as well as the main thoroughfare being named Greenwood Avenue. But he is gone. Another name stricken from the ever lessening of our old settlers, and a solitary woman in the sunset of life and a lonely home are left to attest how sadly they will miss him. It must be so; these tender human ties cannot be severed without a pang. Yet in such a death there is really no cause for grief. His life work was done, and wearied with life's duties and cares, weary of suffering and waiting, he lay down to rest. "Tired! ah yes! so tired, dear; I shall sleep soundly tonight, with never a dream and never a fear, to wake in the morning light"


MRS. GRIFFIN   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, Thursday, Jan 1969)

Mrs. Bessie Ophelia Griffin, 76, died suddenly at her home here on South Street around two o'clock Tuesday afternoon of a heart attack. Though she had suffered with a heart condition for many years, her death came as a chock to family and fiends. She was being treated for a slight case of influenza the past week but Tuesday morning was much better. Mrs. Griffin was a housewife, a member of Harrisburg First United Methodist Church, Woman's Literacy Club, Woman's Society of Christian Service and Progressive Sunday school class. Born at Bay Village, Feb. 20, 1892, she was the daughter of the late Dr. A.A. and Flora Maud Stout Berry. The family later moved to Harrisburg and she had lived the remainder of her life in this city. She married Clyde A. Conn on December 16, 1912 and to this union was born one child, a daughter, Dorothy Conn Brown, who resides in Webster Groves, MO. Mr. Conn died Feb. 18, 1920. On Oct 2, 1925 she was wed to Marvin M. Griffin of this city. Mr. Griffin died December 5, 1955. Surviving in addition to the daughter, are two grandsons, Johnny Hardy Brown, Jr. and James Robert Brown of Webster, MO. Funeral services will be at two o'clock today, Thursday, at First Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. Bob Orr, officiating. The body will be in state at the home until one o'clock. Interment will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery with Jackson Funeral Home in charge.


MRS. GRIMES   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-22-2001; Trumann Democrat, 5-23-2001)

Lala Lois Grimes, 85, of 17757 Woodruff Lane, Trumann, died Sunday, May 20, at the Craighead County Nursing Center in Jonesboro of natural causes. Mrs. Grimes was born to the late Butler and Emma Jane Voyles Tyree March 20, 1916 in Ravenden Springs, she had lived in Trumann since 1940. She was a housewife and member of the Broadway Missionary Baptist Church in Bay. Survivors include one daughter, Lala Smith of Trumann; one son, Steve Grimes of Trumann; one sister, Nell Hayes of Trumann; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel L. "Shorty" Grimes, two infant daughters, one sister and two brothers. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with the Revs. Joel McMasters and Woodrow Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Freddie Farmer, Charlie Hendrix, Lomar Turnery, Dennis Penter, Steve Grimes and Charlie Hays Jr. Honorary pallbearers will include J.P. Penter, Grant Adams, Dr. Floyd Smith, Danny Moss, Leonard Holt, Ray Lee and Mike Fagan. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


GRISHAM   

(The Jonesboro Sun, page 6A, February 25, 2002)

BAY - Cecil Grisham, 87, of Bay died Saturday, February 23, at St. Bernardís Medical Center. Born in Kendrick, MS, he had lived in Bay most of his life. He was a retired farmer, a partner and owner of Farmerís and Planterís Gin in Bay, a Navy veteran and a member of the Bay Church of Christ. Survivors, include his wife, Juanita Taylor Grisham of the home; two sons, James T. "Jimmy" Grisham and Howard Grisham, both of Jonesboro; two daughters, Connie Austin of Paragould and Cindy Atkinson of College Station, TX; 10 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and one sister. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bay Church of Christ, with J. T. Ashby and Marvin Rickett officiating. Burial will follow at Jonesboro Memorial Park under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Pallbearers will include Forrest Grisham, Jerrod Grisham, Darran Austin, Darrak Austin, Darrell Austin and Bill Ballard.


GUARR   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-2-2000)

Willard Guarr, 84, of Payneway, died Saturday at his home. He was a member of Centerview United Methodist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Marolyn Robbins-Guarr of North Little Rock; one sister, Lottie Chism of Memphis; four grand- children and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday afternoon at 3 at the Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree, with Joe Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in Marked Tree Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 this afternoon until 6 this evening at the funeral home.


MRS. GUNTER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-6-2000)

A graveside funeral service for Mrs. Laverta M. Gunter, 83, of Jacksonville, formerly of Hickory Ridge, who died Friday at her home, will be Monday morning at 11 at Fisher Cemetery. Bob Weatherly will officiate. Active pallbearers will be Oskar Ortiz, Britt Bryant, Kenny Gunter, Clarence Johnson, Terry Imboden and Bobby Vanaman. Born at Hickory Ridge, she was a retired sales clerk for Woolco Dept. Stores and was of the Church of Christ belief. Survivors include one daughter, Billie Box of Jacksonville, one son, Michael Gunter of Kalispell, MT; one sister, Elvie Gunter of Harrisburg; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Gunter. Visitation will be this afternoon from 5 until 7 this evening at Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro.