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MRS. MABE   
(Trumann Democrat, 3-8-2000)

Mrs. Vinea E. Mabe of Lunsford, 86, died Tuesday morning at the Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City where she had resided for the past two and a half years. Born in Fulton Co. near Salem, Mrs Mabe moved to Craighead Co. in 1932 and lived most of her life in the Lake City-Lunsford area. She was a retired employee of Slant & Slant Corp. in Trumann and was a member of the Lake City Asasembly of God Church where she was a member of the Women's Missionary Group. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Mabe, one son, James Mabe and four grandchildren, Paul Wayne Hall, Sandra Gail Rand, Tammy Griggs and Thomas F. Riggs. Mrs. Mabe is survived by six daughters, Mary Evelyn Griggs of Bay, Edna Mae Barnett of Newark, Mildred Dillinger of Elizabeth, Ruby Story of Jonesboro, Joyce Jones of Black Oak and Martha Johnson of Joliet, MO; three sons, Samuel Mabe of Bay, Leroy Mabe of Trumann and Walter Mabe of Viola; 19 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces. Funeral services were held Thursday at 2:00p.m. at the Lake City Assembly of God Church with Rev. Raymond Clark and Rev. Van Gilbert officiating. Burial followed at the Monette Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Lake City. Mrs. Mabe's grandsons served as pallbearers.

MACLIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-18-2000)

Bobby Joe Maclin, 40, of Marked Tree, died Friday in Marked Tree. He was employed in the maintenance department at Mid South in Marked Tree. Survivors include a daughter, Danica Maclin of Bay; his mother, Cassie Maclin of Tulot; and four sisters, Mattie Raney of Trumann, Nola Gibbs of Lepanto, Ruby Maclin of Dudley, MO, and Cathy VanVleck of West Plains, MO. He was preceded in death by his father, Beard Maclin, and a brother. Funeral services will be held at 2 Monday afternoon in the chapel of Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree. Burial will be in Marked Tree Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Ricky Gibbs, Greg Green, Edward Maclin, Hal Smith, Billy Bishop, John Smith, Hubert Raney and Jerry Barker. Visitation will be held from 4 this afternoon to 6 this evening at the funeral home.

MARTIN
Frank A. Martin Funeral Services for the late Frank A. Martin Saturday March 11, 1995 1:00 p.m. at the New Rising Sun M. B. Church Speedway & Lewis St Trumann, Ark. Frank A. Martin was born on June 14, 1908 in West Point Arkansas to Lonzo and Sally Martin. Mr. Martin live his entire life in Arkansas, mostly in White and Woodruff Counties before moving to the Trumann area in 1961, where he remained until his death. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma J. Martin in October 1993 after 57 years of marriage. During this long union eleven children were born, of whom nine survive. One daughter Exie Washington and One son, James Martin preceded their father in 1975 and 1979, respectively. The Nine surviving children include sons Rufus Martin, Henry Martin, Alonzo Martin of St. Petersburg, Florida, 1st Lt. Rickey Martin of Fort Campbell, KY. Capt. Carl Martin of Vanderberg AFB, Calif. And Melvin Martin of Trumann; daughter Shirley Martin of Alexandria, VA. Gloria Knighton of North Little Rock, AR and Carrie Mitchell of Trumann. The retired farmer also leaves twenty grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and scores of relatives and friends in mourning. Interment, He will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife at the Judd Hill Cemetery.


MARTIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-11-2000; Trumann Democrat, 1-19-2000)

James Allie Martin Jr., 71, of Trumann, died Monday (1-10-2000) at the Regional Medical Center of NEA. He was born in Weiner and had lived in Trumann most of his life. He was a retired security guard for Singer Co. He was preceded in death by his wife, Roberta Martin, in 1994, and by one daughter, Sherry Martin, and one sister, Freda Johnson. Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Martin of Trumann and Becky Sandusky of Jonesboro; two sisters, Juanita Turner of Jonesboro and Edna Walls of Memphis; and two grandchildren. Graveside services will be Wednesday afternoon at 2 at Oak Grove Cemetery, with James Veal officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro, where visitation will be from 6 until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MARTIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-24-2000)

Funeral services for Loyd "Bulldog" Martin, 83, who died Friday at his home, will be Monday morning at 10 at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne, with Rev. Gerald Colvin officiating. Burial will be at Tyer Cemetery near Cherry Valley. A longtime resident of the Whitehall community near Harrisburg, Martin was a retired carpenter and a member of Lebanon Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Lillie Martin of Whitehall; one son, Leon Loyd Martin of San Antonio, TX; five daughters, Juanita Louise Henry of Ozark, Ruby Fay Lewis of Oakwood, TX, Mae Catherine Reid of Lindale, TX, Lois Ann Sanders of Whitehall and Alice Irene Galle of Decatur, TX; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by one grandson, five sisters and six brothers. Visitation will be this afternoon from 2 until 4 at the funeral home. For lasting memorials the family requests that consideration be given to the Lebanon Baptist Church at Whitehall.

MARTIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-9-2001; Trumann Democrat, 3-14-2001)

Heber Martin, 87, of 320 Thomas St., Trumann, died Thursday at Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, of natural causes. Martin was born in Holland and had lived most of his lifetime in the Bay, Jonesboro and Trumann area. He was a jeweler and watch repairman for over 50 years. He owned and operated Martin's Jewelry Store in Trumann. Martin was a veteran of the U.S.A.F, and was a member of the Trumann Masonic Lodge No. 693, the Order of the Eastern Star, the American Legion Post No. 42, and Central Missionary Baptist Church in Trumann. Martin was preceded in death by two sister; one brother and was the son of the late Arch and Annie Matthews Martin. Survivors include one daughter, Janis Martin Gammon of Trumann; one son, John Allan Martin of Jonesboro; one sister, Lorene Chandler of Jonesboro; two brothers, Pete Martin of Mountain Home and Bill Martin of West Memphis; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Rev. Bill Maxwell officiating. A graveside Masonic service will be in Oaklawn Cemetery at Jonesboro. Trumann Masonic Lodge members will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MASON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-13-2000)

Sam Mason, 44, of 721 Louis Street, Marked Tree, died Tuesday at Marked Tree. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He attended school at Marked Tree and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include one son, Terance Gordon of Jonesboro; one daughter, Farrah Young of Jonesboro; his mother, Teretha Mason of Marked Tree; five sisters, Sue Dehab, Lou Mason and Janet Mason, all of Dallas, Texas, Sherry Lynn Brown of Jonesboro and Sara Joplin of Lepanto; four brothers, Fred Watson and Joe McComb, both of Little Rock, Frank Davis of St. Louis, MO, Eddie Mason Jr. of Pensacola, FL; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Mason Sr. Funeral services will be Saturday afternoon at 1 at the Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Marked Tree, with Rev. Reginald Taylor officiating. Burial arrangements are incomplete. Pallbearers will be R.L. Malone, Barry Rosell, Tom Brown, Harold Watson, Jimmy Swift, Fred Jones and Paris Wayne Meredith. Honorary pallbearers will include Fred Watson, Frank Davis, Joe McComb, Eddie Mason Jr., Berky Dehab, Bobby Brown and Reggie Joplin. Visitation will be this afternoon from 5 until 7 this evening at Sims-Woodard Funeral Service of Marked Tree, which has charge of arrangements.

MISS MASON
Carol Lynn Mason was born January 15, 1967 in Jonesboro Arkansas to the union of the late Joe Mason SR, & Bertha Mason. Carol Lynn was called home on Thursday May 6, 1999 at 12:35 p.m. at St. Bernardís Medical Center. She leaves to mourn her passing her loving mother Bertha Mason and her loving daughter Teshadilia Mason both of Trumann, Arkansas; Four sisters Patricia Birda Thompson, Betty Lou Vickers, both of Jonesboro, Lou Reetha Brown and Kathy Ann Mason both of Trumann, Seven brothers, Joe Mason Jr. of Jonesboro, Jessie Karl Mason of Amarillo, Texas, Arthur Lee Mason, Clarence Edward Mason, Tracy Dewayne Mason, Aaron Tyrone Mason of Trumann, & Kevin Brian Mason of Ft. Carson Colorado. She also leaves tow brothers-in-law and a host of Uncles, Aunts, Cousins, and friends that will truly miss her. Interment, She will be laid to rest near her Father & Brother at the Tulot Cemetery, Tulot Arkansas


MASON
Leon Mason Services for Leon Mason Sunday June 5, 1988 2:00p.m. New Rising Sun MB Church Trumann, AR. Rev Frank Lockhart Pastor. Leon Mason was born September 2, 1962 in Tyronza AR, at Morgan Clinic to the union of the late Joe Mason Sr. & Bertha Mason. Leon was called home Monday 30, 1988 at 5:00 p.m. Leon leaves to morn his passing his loving mother Bertha Mason of Trumann, a maternal grandmother Beartic Milsap of Little Rock, AR, Five sisters Birda Mason of Jonesboro, Betty Lou mason of Vista, CA; Carolyn Lynn Mason, LouRetha Mason, Kathy Ann Mason all of Trumann, AR; Seven brothers Joe Mason Jr. of Jonesboro, Jessie Karl Mason of Oceanside, CA Arthur Lee Mason, Clarence Edward Mason, Tracy Dywane Mason, Kevin Brain Mason, Aaron Tyrone Mason all of Trumann, AR. Leon also leaves six maternal aunts; five maternal uncles, two paternal aunts and two paternal uncles. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that will miss him but forever keep him close in their hearts and memories. Interment Tulot Cemetery, Tulot AR


MASON
Joe Mason Sr. Sunrise June 8, 1933 **** Sunset February 25, 1986 Joe Mason Sr., 52, 1309 Vine, Trumann died Tuesday morning at the family residence. Born in Tipton, TN., he had lived in Trumann since 1972. He was a carpenter and of the Baptist faith. Surviving are his wife, Bertha Mason of the home; five daughters, Birda Mason of Jonesboro, Betty Lou Mason of Oceanside, Calif., Carolyn Lynn Mason, LouRetha Mason, Kathylean Ann Mason, all of the home; eight sons, Joe Mason Jr., of Jonesboro, Jessie Karl Mason of Oceanside, CA; Arthur Lee Mason, Leon Mason and Clarence Mason of Trumann, Tracy Dewayne Mason, Kevin Brain Mason and Aaron Tyrone Mason of the home; two sisters Mattie Lois Johnson of Chicago, ILL. Mary Ellen Mason, address unknown; two brothers, Johns L Mason of Houston TX, James Marvin Mason of Philadelphia, PA and eight grandchildren Funeral services will be Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. in the New Rising Sun Church with Rev. Richard Relliford, Pastor, Burial will be in the Tulot Cemetery under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. The body will lie in state from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home. Interment Tulot Cemetery, Tulot AR


MAY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-29-2000)

Funeral services for Wesley Herbert May, 74, of Lepanto, who died Sunday at Crittenden Hospital in West Memphis, will be held at 11 this morning at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, with Dennis Collins officiating. Burial will be in the Tyronza Cemetery. Born in Quitman, he was a farmer and was of the Pentecostal faith. Survivors include three daughters, Clara Sexton, Sandra Schultz and Deia Witz, all of McHenry, IL; four sons, Wesley May Jr. of Powers Lake, WI, William May and Jerry May, both of Round Lake, IL, and Samuel May of McHenry; one sister, Jeannie Lee McDaniel of Marked Tree; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

MRS. MAYBERRY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-23-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Lela Woods Mayberry, 89, of Wynne, who died Wednesday at Crestpark Nursing Home in Wynne, will be held at 11 this morning at the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. David Langley officiating. Burial will follow in Bay Village Cemetery. Pallbearers will include Junior Williams, Alvin Williams, Tommy Jenkins, Mike Woods, Verlon Woods and Larry Taylor. Born in Bay Village, she was a homemaker and a member of Grace Baptist Church in Wynne. She had been a resident of Crestpark Nursing Home for one month and was a resident of Ypsilanti, MI, for many years before returning to Wynne. Survivors include two brothers, Raymond Woods and Verser Woods, both of Wynne. She was preceded in death by her husband, P.S. Mayberry, three brothers and three sisters. Those wishing to make lasting memorials are asked to consider the Grace Baptist Church in Wynne or the Bay Village Cemetery Association.

MRS. McCALLIE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-30-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Golden Fay McCallie, 50, of Manilla, who died Wednesday at a relative's home in Trumann, will be held at 1 this afternoon at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola, with Gary Andrews Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Tyronza Cemetery. Born in Joiner, she was a nurse's aide and a member of Lighthouse Gospel Church in Trumann. Survivors include her husband, Earl McCallie of Manila; one daughter, Barbara McCallie of Manila; three sisters, Loretta Bogard and Lula Mae Jackson, both of Trumann, and Joannie Mays of Manila; and three brothers, Tommy Johnson and Sidney Johnson, both of Osceola, and Johnny Johnson of Luxora. She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

McCLELLAND   

(Modern News, Harrisburg, Dec. 12, 1968)

T.M. "Buddy" McCLELLAND DIES SUDDENLY THURSDAY Thomas Milton (Buddy) McClelland, 49, superintendent of Lake Poinsett State Park, three miles east of this city, died at 3:15 Thursday morning, Dec. 5, suddenly at his home at State Park. Mr. McClelland was born October 18, 1919 at Newton, Miss., but had lived for several years at Weona before moving to Harrisburg a few years ago. While living at Weona he attended Marked Tree school where he was a member of the football team. He was a member of the Methodist Church, a member of the Poinsett Masonic Lodge No. 184, the American Legion, and was a World War II Veteran. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jimmie Fay Hudnall McClelland; his mother, Mrs. Annie Dearing McClelland of this city; three daughters, Mrs. Jo Ann Bourne of SouthHaven, Miss, Mrs. Faye Sefers of West Memphis, Ark. and Miss Nancy Lou McClelland of the home; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel King of Harrisburg and Mrs. Annie Belle Gardner of Scottsdale, Arizona; one brother, George McClelland of Harrisburg; and three grandchildren. A large crowd of relatives and friends attended the funeral services Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Harrisburg First United Methodist Church with the pastor, Rev. Bob Orr officiating. Burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery with Jackson Funeral Home of Harrisburg in charge. Active pallbearers were W.O. Burgess, Audrey Mitchusson, Bobby Turner, C.P. Stafford, G.L. Bridges, Glenn Kerr, Thurman Tillery and Jack Jackson. Honorary pallbearers were Jake Stuckey, Geo Crowell, Woodrow Cummings, E.L. Doolittle, Earl Lyerly, Everette Ryals, Lilburn Fowler and Jesse James.

MRS. McCLELLAND   

(Modern News, Harrisburg)

MRS. ANNIE D. McLELLAND Mrs. Annie Dearing McLelland, 79, of Harrisburg, died at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, in the Memphis Baptist Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient since suffering a stroke on November 6th. Born in Newton, Miss., December 2, 1897, she was a retired postmaster at Weona, and a member of First United Methodist Church at Harrisburg. Survivors include one son, George F. McClelland of Harrisburg; two daughters, Mrs Annie Bell Gardner of Scottsdale, Arizona and Mrs. Hazel King of Harrisburg; two sisters, Mrs. Lorene Hill of Houston, Miss. and Mrs. Flora Bell Hunter of Cherry Valley; 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. A son, T.M. "Buddy" McClelland, preceded her in death. Funeral services were held 10:00 a.m. Saturday in First United Methodiat Church with the pastor, Rev. J. Anthony Holifield, officiating. Burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park. Pallbearers were grandson-in-law, Dewayne Rorex of Jonesboro, Robert Bland, Billy Loughary, Eddie and Bobby Faulkner, all of Harrisburg and David Sefers of Memphis. Jackson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

McCLELLAND   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-31-2000)

George F. McClelland, 82, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Newton, MS, he was a retired manager for Harrisburg Water and Gas. He was a WW II Army veteran, an ex-prisoner of war, and was a survivor of the Bataan Death March. He was a member of the VFW and of the American Legion. Survivors include one daughter, Shirley Humphreys of Michigan, and one sister, Hazel King of Harrisburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Matthews McClelland, one brother and one sister. Graveside services will be held at 11 Thursday morning at Water Valley Cemetery in Water Valley, MS, under the directions of Jackson's Harrisburgh Funeral Home. Active pallbearers will be Richard D. Wood, Jr., Dave Wood, Zack Wood, Staley Eastin, Buck Bradley and Joe Ashcraft. Visitation will be held from 5 in the afternoon to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. McCLELLAND   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-22-2000; Trumann Democrat, 6-28-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ellen McClelland, 77, of 3870 Highway 69 North, Trumann, who died Tuesday at her residence, will be at 2:30 Friday afternoon at the First Assembly of God on Willow Road in Trumann. Revs. Kenneth Doke and Mike Glover will officiate. Burial will be in Monette Cemetery in Monette, under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Active pallbearers will be Jerry Ferguson, Bart Haynes, Mack Johnson, Leroy Mabe, Lynn Morrison and Kevin Simmons. Honorary pallbearer will be Tim Steele. Born June 30, 1922, in Corning, she had lived in Trumann for the past 49 years. Formerly of Flint, MI, she was a housewife and a member of the Jonesboro First Assembly of God. Survivors include her husband, Adrian McClelland of the home; five daughters, Elaine Simmons and Paulette Haynes, both of Trumann, Deborah Gunter of Shreveport, LA, Jeanette Davis of Pontotoc, MS, and Carol Steele of Olive Branch, MS; one son, David McClelland of McCrory; two sisters, Rebecca Williams of Cleveland, TN, and Dorothy Dean of Flint; four brothers, Wayne Rosson of Michigan City, IN, Charles Rosson of Dallas, TX, Thomas Rosson of Cleveland and Carter Rosson of Alpine, TX; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son, Stephen McClelland in 1985; one sister and was the daughter of the late Walter and Lessie Rosson. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the church.

MRS. JAMES McCLENDON OF TULOT DIED SUNDAY   

(Monday, July 16, 1945)

Mrs. Dully C. McClendon 77, of Tulot, died yesterday from paralysis. She was born in Alabama but came to this section when she was young. She is survived by two sons, Earnest McClendon of Bay and James McClendon of the Army, and four daughters, Mrs. Alice Lee, of Gadsden, Alabama, Mrs Ida Vickers of Tulot, Arkansas, Mrs. Rosie Holt of Nettleton, and Mrs Lola Holt of Des Arc, Arkansas., Funeral arrangements are incomplete but the service will be at the Nettleton Church Of God and internment will be in the Nettleton Cemetery with Farmers Union Funeral Home in Charge.

McCORD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-9-2000)

Charles McCord, 75, of Marked Tree, died Tuesday at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. He was a retired aerospace engineer and an affiliate member of First Unithed Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Gloria McCord of Marked Tree; one daughter, Ellen Elizabeth McCord of Santa Cruz, CA; four stepdaughters, Robin Hatzenbuehler of Memphis, Randel Wilder of Burington, NC, Ronda Ray of Kenosha, WI, and Rynnett Clark of Conway; one brother, James McCord of Phoenix, AZ; two grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son. A memorial service will be held at 3 Saturday afternoon at First United Methodist Church in Marked Tree, with the Rev. Rex Dickey, the Rev. Joe Sparks and Wayne Clark officiating. Services will be under the direction of Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree. The body will be cremated. Visitation will begin at 2 Saturday afternoon at the church. The family has asked that persons wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the First United Methodist Church of Marked Tree, the American Cancer Society or St. Michael's Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 426, Coolidge, AZ.

MRS. McCORD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-19-2001; Trumann Democrat, 2-25-2001)

Audrey Arvorene Roberts McCord, 88, of 1414 Arkansas 69 in Trumann died Tuesday at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro, of natural causes. Born in Beech Grove, AR, she had lived in Trumann for 74 years and was a homemaker and a member of the Viva Drive Church of Christ. Survivors include four daughters, Cora Loveless, Annette Owens and Cheri Smith, all of Trumann, and Joyce Barnett of Jonesboro; a sister, Sunshine Lands of Light; three brothers, Deward Galbreath, Guy Galbreath and Oval Galbreath, all of Muskegon, MI; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Gilbert McCord in 1982; one daughter, Melba Jean Johnston in 2000; three brothers; and was the daughter of the late Oliver Randall Roberts and Lucyann Brashers Roberts Galbreath. Funeral services will be Friday at the Viva Drive Church of Christ, with Joe Sprangler and Jimmy Young officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro. Active pallbearers will be Woefud Conatser, Joe Mitchell, Leroy May, Raymond Asher, Harvey Vincent and Jerl Bankston. The men of Viva Drive Church of Christ will serve as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. today at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. Memorials may be made to the Paragould Children's Home.

McCRACKEN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-5-2000)

Memorial services for W.W. "Pete" McCracken, 87, of Hardy, formerly of Otwell, who died Dec. 29 in Cherokee Village, will be at 7 this evening in the chapel of Langford's Funeral Service in Jonesboro. Rev. Mitch Ford will officiate. Born at Harrisburg, McCracken was a retired farmer. Survivors include one son, Phil McCracken of Otwell; two daughters, Marty Apostle of Huntington Beach, CA, and Donna Davis of Jonesboro, three sister, Jessie Denton of Harrisburg, Lois Moody of Imperial, MO, and Dorothy Morris of Concord; and two grandsons. He was proceeded in death by one brother and one sister. Visitation will follow the memorial service this evening. A Committal service will be announced at a later date.

MRS. McCULLEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, AR, 8-15-1947)

Mrs. J.H., Martha Ella, McCulley Dies Early Monday After Long Illness Mrs. J. H. McCulley died at her home here at 12:30 a.m. Monday, after a long illness of cancer. Mrs. McCulley was born Sept. 6, 1877, being 69 years, 11 months and five days of age. She was married to J. H. McCulley October 24, 1895 in this city. To this union were born nine children, six of whom survive. Mrs. McCulley was a splendid Christian woman, having professed faith in Christ and united with the Methodist Church in early life and lived a consistent Christian all through the years that followed. Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon by the pastor, Rev. W. A. Lindsey, assisted by Dr. Berry, pastor of the Christian Church. Interment was in the City Cemetery with the Griffin Funeral Home in charge. Honorary pallbearers were: T.P. O'Connor, H. C. Jacobs, George Mouton, Alden Baker, T.T. Mardis, Charles Condra, H. T. Garvey, R. T. Parks, R. E. Massengill, L. C. Griffin. Active Pallbearers were: W. J. Smith, Dick Thorn, Gordon Hinton, Marshall Simmons, Anthony Reesor, Don Caplinger. Surviving besides her husband, J. H. McCulley, are six children, Mrs. J. W. Jones of Poplar Bluff, MO, Mrs. Ira Hunt, Mrs. Alva Bogan and Mrs. Fred Hall of this city, Thurman W. McCulley of Fisher, and Arvil McCulley of Manila; two brothers, William Grant of Plaquemine, LA and Lee Grant of Trumann; eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild.

McCULLEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, AR, 12-26-1957)

John H. McCulley one of our great citizens here for more than a half century, died Friday night, December 20, at the home of his daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Jim W. Jones in Poplar Bluff, MO. Mr. McCulley had been in ill health for sometime, and only a few years ago went to Poplar Bluff to live with Mr. and Mrs. Jones. He was a splendid citizen and had many friends here who regretted to hear of his passing. Back a number of years ago he was Foreman of Bott Manufacturing Company, a position he held for many years, up until the discontinuance of the Company here. John Hamilton McCulley was born January 14, 1873 and was years of age. He was a member of the Methodist Church. He is survived by a son, A. E. McCulley of Manila; four daughters; Mrs. J. W. Jones of Poplar Bluff, MO, Mrs. Ed Mosley of Memphis, Mrs. C. A. Bogan of St. Louis, MO, and Mrs. Ira Hunt of this city; two brothers, Albert McCulley of Wynne and Lonnie McCulley of Waynesboro, MS; two sisters Mrs. Sudie Hopper and Mrs. Hattie Wallace of this city; and ten grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the First Methodist Church in this city Sunday afternoon at two o'clock, with the pastor, Rev. J. T. Byrd officiating. Burial followed in the City Cemetery under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were; Earl Condra, Clay Mardis, Harry Mills, Kenneth Leach, W. L. Riley, of this city and Henry Harrison of Jonesboro. Honorary Pallbearers were: Price Mardis, H. C. Jacobs, R. T. Parks, Frank Bradsher, Sid Williams, all of this city and T. P. O'Connor of Marked Tree.

McCULLEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, AR, 1978)

Arvil Eugene "Redbuck" McCulley, Sr., 61, of Manila, died Saturday morning of a heart attack enroute to Chickasawba Hospital in Blytheville. A native of Harrisburg, he was the son of the late John H. and Ella Grant McCulley, and graduated from Harrisburg High School in 1935. A veteran of World War II, McCulley was shot down over Germany and was a prisoner of war for more than a year. He had lived in Manila 31 years, moving there to manage the Manila Lumber Co., part of the E.C. Barton Company chain. He was later owner and manager of McCulley-McKinnon Lumber Company. A former president of the Manila Lions Club, he was a member of the Methodist Church and a former board member of the church. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lucille Morris McCulley of the home; one daughter, Miss Martha Jane McCulley of Memphis; one son, Arvil Eugene (Gene) McCulley, Jr. of Springdale; three sisters, Mrs. Jewel Bogan of St. Louis, MO, Mrs. Lucy Mosley of Edgewater, FL, and Mrs. Lora Hunt of Harrisburg, and three grandchildren, a brother, Thurman McCulley, preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church in Manila at 10:00 a.m. Monday. Interment was in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery Monday afternoon.

MRS. McCULLEY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-3-1981, p14)

Mrs. Angie Carter McCulley, 74, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday afternoon at Skilcare Nursing Home in Jonesboro. She was a retired bookkeeper for Barton Lumber Co. and was a Methodist. Several cousins survive her. Funeral services will be Saturday morning at 10 in the Jackson Funeral Home chapel in Harrisburg with Rev. John H. Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park.

McCULLEY   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, AR, 6-13-1985)

David Sewell McCulley, 73, of Harrisburg, Route 2, died at this home Monday. A retired farmer and a WWII Army veteran, he was a member of the Church of Christ and the American Legion. He was born at Whitehall, Oct. 2, 1911, and was the son of the last Castille Lee and Sara Elizabethj Holliburton McCulley. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Naomi Riley McCulley; one son, David Sewell McCulley, Jr., of Harrisburg; two daughters, Mrs. Nina Olivia Mills of Acacoco, LA, adn Miss Jackie Lynn McCulley of Wynne; one sister, Mrs. Maude Keck of Little Rock, and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home Chapel with Raymond Howard officiating. Burial was in Farm Hill Cemetery under the direction of Jackson Funeral Home. Active Pallbearers were Bill Naylor, R.A. Page, Hershel Woodham, Andrew Cooper, Michael Casebier and Buddy Gaskin. Honorary Pallbearers were Rhea Eastin, Ottie Gaskin, Lester Douglas, Homer Kennon, Troy Farr and Jess Murray Jr.

MRS. McCULLEY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-21-1994)

Mrs. Lucille Morris McCulley, 74, of Manila, died Monday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was the widow of A. E. McCulley and had been a Manila resident since 1946. A member of Manila United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women, she was a retired civil service employee for the former Eaker Air Force Base. Surviving are one son, Arvil Eugene "Gene" McCulley of Springdale and one daughter, Martha Jane McCulley of Versailles, KY; one sister Gladys Kouins of Ketchikan, Alaska; and three grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 11 this morning at First United Methodist Church in Manila, with Rev. Willis Osban officiating. The family has requested that anyone wishing to leave lasting memorials consider Manila United Methodist Church or a charity of the donor's choice. Burial will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery.

McDONALD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-4-2000)

Kevin Leroy McDonald, 35, of Harrisburg, died Monday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born in Harrisburg, he was a factory worker and a member of the Baptist Church in Harrisburg. Survivors include his father, E.V. McDonald of Marked Tree; two sisters, Brenda Clayton of Goodlettsville, TN, and Barbara McDonald of Lepanto; two brothers, Steve McDonald of St. Peters, MO, and Larry McDonald of Blytheville; and his grandmother, Elvie Wardbitton of Marked Tree. Funeral services will be at 11 Wednesday morning at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, with John Lindsey officiating. Burial will be in Harrisburg Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

McGEHEE   
(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-19-2000; Trumann Democrat, 9-20-2000)

J.D. "Jeff" McGehee, 85, of Memphis, TN, died Sunday at his home. A Dresden native, he was an Arkansas school superintendent for four decades, serving among others the Lepanto and Trumann schools. He was an Army veteran, serving in the European Theatre during 1942-46. He earned bachelor of arts degrees in English and history from Bethel College in McKenzie, TN, and worked on graduate studies at George Peabody College, which is now part of Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, TN. He was active in the American Red Cross, the American Cancer Society and the Rotary Club, as well as a number of school-related organizations. Survivors include a daughter, Catherine Kenney of Park Ridge, IL; two sons, Russell McGehee of Jesup, GA, and Tony McGehee of Memphis; and six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Kirby McGehee. Funeral mass will be at 10 Wednesday morning at the St. Louis Catholic Church in Memphis. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Memphis under the direction of Canale Funeral Home. Persons who wish to leave memorials are asked to consider a school of the donor's choice. Visitation will be from 4 this afternoon to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

McGOWAN   
(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-23-2000)

Ralph Eugene McGowan, 69, of Moreno Valley, CA, formerly of Trumann, died Tuesday at Cloverleaf Convalescent Hospital in Homet, CA. Survivors include his wife, Gloria McGowan of the home; two sons, Michael McGowan of Omaha, NB, and William McGowan of Moreno Valley; one daughter, Margaret McGowan of Omaha; his mother, Thelma McGowan of Trumann; two brothers, Vernon McGowan Jr. of Southaven, MS, and Edward McGowan of Trumann; two sisters, Bertha McGowan and Hazel Clem, both of Trumann; and four grandchildren. Moreno Valley Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

McGRUDER   

   

Ray McGruder was born on January 7, 1931, in Charleston, MO, to the union of Ethel and Roosevelt McGruder. Two years later, the family moved to Tyronza, AR. In his early teens, Ray confessed a hope in Christ, was baptized, and joined Cherry Beam M.B. Church under the leadership of Rev. J. Jackson. He met and married Sarah Upshaw and to this union, a son was born. Ray departed this life October 7,1983 at 12:10a.m. in Marked Tree at the age of 52. Survivors include: his wife of 22 years, Sarah McGruder of the home; one son, Londra Moore of Marked Tree; two step-daughters, Joyce Ann Upshaw and Mary Lois Upshaw, both of Marked Tree; his parents, Roosevelt McGruder, Sr. of Chicago Heights, IL and Ethel and Robert Booker, Sr. of Memphis, TN; his father-in-law, John Trimm of Batesville, MS; one grandson, Antjuan Anderson of Marked Tree; two step-granddaughters, Carole Janine Upshaw and Sarah LeAnn Upshaw, both of Marked Tree; two step-grandsons, Ebony Duane Upshaw and Eddie Wayne Chaffen, both of Marked Tree; six brothers, Roosevelt "Sid" McGruder of Phoenix, AZ, Major McGruder of Sioux Falls, SD, Robert Booker, Jr. of Memphis, Floyd Booker and Ronald McGruder of Chicago, IL, Roosevelt McGruder, Jr. of Chicago Heights, IL; seven sisters, Guy Eula Heard and Helen Jean McGruder of Chicago, IL, Willa Fern Ussery of Memphis, Sandra McGruder of Harvey, IL, Wonda McGruder of Charleston, MO, Brenda McGruder and Rhonda McGruder of Chicago Heights, IL; a special sister-in-law, Rosetta Perry of Marked Tree; five brothers-in-law, two sisters-in-law, three uncles, three aunts, eighteen nephews, twenty-two nieces, ten great-nephews, six great-nieces, uncountable cousins, and friends. Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 15, 1983 at St. John M.B. Church, with Rev. G.C. Simpson, Sr. officiating. Pallbearers included: Henry Ivy, George Alex McGuire, Jessie Winston, Willie Smith, Thomas Clarence Barnes, John Nathaniel Bell, W.A. Watson, Jr., and Herman Crockett, Sr. Burial: Cherry Beam Cemetery, Tyronza, AR 72386

MRS. McILVOY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-4-2000)

Mrs. Marilyn Virginia McIlvoy, 87, of Linden, TN., died Wednesday in the Perry County, Tennessee Nursing Home. She lived in Weiner for more than 60 years and had lived in Linden for the past three years. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Weiner. Mrs. McIlvoy was preceded in death by her husband, Albert McIlvoy, one daughter and two sons. Surviving are one daughter, Joan Sides of Linden; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10 in St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Weiner, with Rev. Father Jim Dixon officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery in Weiner. Active pallbearers will be Lee McIlvoy, Michael Sides, Phillip Sides Jr., Gene Lee McIlvoy III, Dana McIlvoy, Scott Sides and Phillip Sides Sr. Honorary pallbearers will include Leonard Anschultz, J.R. Sides, Tony Herring and all grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4:30 this afternoon until 6:30 this evening in the Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home in Weiner. Rosary will be at 7 this evening at St. Anthony's.

MRS. McILVOY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-14&15-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Bertha McIlvoy of Weiner have been scheduled for 10 Monday morning at Weiner Christian Church with Tim Burgess officiating. Burial will follow at Weiner Oak Grove Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home. Mrs. McIlvoy died Thursday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born at Weona, she was a homemaker who lived in Weiner most of her life and was a member of Weiner Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred McIlvoy, five brothers, six sisters and two granddaughters. Survivors include three daughters, Myra Schwarz and Reta Fulmer, both of Weiner, and Kay Lett of Little Rock; four brothers, Lloyd Spiegel of Swartz Creek, MI, Sam Spiegel of Sundusky, MI, Bill Spiegel of Linden, MI, and Wilbur Ray of Calvert City, KY; two sisters, Bonnie Williams of Wynne and Peggy Fogelsonger of Linden, MI; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Active pallbearers will include Doug Greeno, Donald Greeno, Kyle Gardner, Arthur Booth, Don Spiegel and Buddy Schwarz. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 Sunday evening at the funeral home.

McINTOSH   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, AR, June 1986)

John William "Bill" McIntosh, 77, of Harrisburg, died Wednesday, June 18th, at Methodist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Missouri, he was the son of the late George and Mildred Lynch McIntosh. He was a retired employee of the Arkansas Highway Department and a Baptist. His wife, Mrs. Alice Lucille Geno McIntosh preceded him in death. Surviving are six sons: Larry McIntosh of Fisher, William McIntosh of Harrisburg, Phil McIntosh of Fredericksburg, TX, Richard McIntosh of Seffner, FL, Hershel McIntosh of Killeen, TX and Bobby White Lake Zurich, IL; two daughters: Mrs. Pearlie Easter of Harrisburg and Mrs. Kathy Prestidge of Weiner; three sisters: Mrs. Mable Horton of Campbell, MO, Mrs. Pauline Carter and Mrs. Edna Ward both of Marked Tree; 23 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2:00 Saturday afternoon, June 21st in Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frank Gantz officiating. Burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Jackson Funeral Home.

McINTOSH   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-16-1998)

Kevin Wayne McIntosh, 20, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday night as a result injuries sustained in a truck-train accident near Harrisburg. Born in Wynne, he was produce manager for Harvest Foods in Forrest City and a member of First Baptist Church in Harrisburg. He was an Arkansas State University student and had attended the Delta Vo-Tech Branch in Marked Tree. Survivors include his parents, William "Sonny" and Jewell Osborn McIntosh of Harrisburg; a brother, Ricky McIntosh of Harrisburg; two sisters, Brenda Carter of Lepanto and Barbara Sharp of Guntersville, AL; and his maternal grandmother Celia Foust of Harrisburg. Funeral services have been scheduled for Friday morning at 10 at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home, with Rev. Don Coleman officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Bryan Austin, Eric Deckleman, Travis Lovell, Bradley Wimpy, Blake Brietz and Jeremy Easley. Honorary pallbearers will include Bradley Lowery, Nathan Wright and Michael Smith. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

McKELLER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-15&16-2000)

Graveside services for Rayburn Talmage McKeller, 57, of Weiner, who died Friday night at his home, will be at 3 this afternoon at Holly Springs Cemetery with Fred Witcher officiating. Born at Terrell, he was a farmer. Survivors include five sons, Daniel McKellar of Hoxie, Rockey McKellar of Weiner, Rickey McKellar of Cherry Valley, Clint McKellar of Caddo Gap and Bruce McKellar of Hot Springs; four brothers, Dossie McKellar, Roger McKellar and Dion McKellar, all of Plumerville, and Dennie McKellar of Russellville; three sisters, Shirley Wood of Weiner, Betty Ann Holmes of Hickory Ridge and Audrey Arehart of Plumerville; 18 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Visitation will be from noon until 2 this afternoon at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.

MRS. McKNIGHT   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-22-2000)

Mrs. Marie Presley McKnight, 67, of Memphis, formerly of Harrisburg, died Sunday at her home. She was a bookkeeper for BryKo Heating & Air and was a member of the Mullins Station Baptist Church in Memphis. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ray McKnight; three brothers and four sisters. Survivors include two daughters, Shirley McKnight and Linda McKnight, both of Memphis; two brothers, Bretz Presley and Charles Presley, both of Jonesboro. Funeral services will be Tuesday afternoon at 2 at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home, with John Allen officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Hubert Williams, Jerry Griffin, Ricky Griffin, Stacy French, Jimmy French, Kevin Williams, Scott Presley and Shaun Presley. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 this evening at the Memphis Funeral Home and on Tuesday from 11 in the morning until time of services at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.

McLEMORE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-19-2001)

John Thomas McLemore Jr., 91, of Blytheville died Thursday, May 17, at Baptist Hospital in Blytheville. Born at Sulligent, AL, he was a retired foreman for the Singer Company in Trumann, a WW II Army veteran and a member of the Central Missionary Baptist Church at Trumann. Survivors include one daughter, Georgia Clark of Blytheville; one sister, Elsie Roan of CA; four grandsons; and eight great-grandchildren. Mr. McLemore was preceded in death by his wife, Charlie Elizabeth McLemore, one grandson, three sisters and five brothers. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with the Rev. Bill Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be John A. Clark, John W. Clark, Terry Clark, Todd Clark and Winston Clark. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

McNABB   

(Clay County Courier, Fri, April 13, 1934, Vol. 60, No. 41, Front Page)

Horace McNabb, Former Corning man, Passes On- Horace McNabb, 55, a well-known former Corning man, passes away at his home in Marked Tree last Friday, April 6, following illness of several weeks, from pneumonia. Born Sept. 20, 1879, reared at Palatka and was the son of the late William Riley McNabb and Sarah Frances Hitt. Mr. McNabb for a number of years lived in Corning, and was employed at J.M. Rhea's hardware store. About 18 years ago he removed to Marked Tree, where he where he had since resided. His funeral services and interment were held Sunday at Marked Tree. Mr. McNabb is surviced by his widow and six children of Marked Tree and one sister, Mrs. (Mollie) O.J. Harold of Corning.

MILLER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-22&23-2000)

Funeral services for Ralph Milton "Tony" Miller, 77, of Trumann have been scheduled for 10 this morning at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Marked Tree with Jesse Hodges officiating. Burial will follow at Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto. Miller died Friday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. An Army veteran of World War II, he received a Purple Heart and a Rifleman's Badge. He was a member of Corners Chapel Baptist Church and was a long-time Payneway resident. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Frances Miller, and a brother. Survivors include three sisters, Elaine McCoy of Woodlands, TX, Betty Smith of Keiser and Marsh Midkiff of Point Harbor, NC; and three brothers, Owen Miller of Marked Tree, Bob Miller of Jonesboro and Ron Miller of Marietta, GA.

MILLS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 11-20-2000)

Gordon "Udell"" Mills, 77, of Harrisburg, died Saturday evening at his home. Born in Harrisburg, he was a World War II Army veteran and a former Boy Scout leader. He was a retired insurance salesman and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Harrisburg. Survivors include his wife, Phoebe Orr Mills of the home; three sons, Larry Mills, Randy Mills and Kenny Mills, all of Harrisburg; two daughters, Lisa Duffell of Clarksville and Terri Burrow of Jonesboro; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and two grandsons. Funeral services will be at 2 Tuesday afternoon at Calvary Baptist Church in Harrisburg with Revs. John Lindsey and Larry White officiating. Burial will be in Bolivar Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 this evening at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. The family requests that persons wishing to leave memorials consider Calvary Baptist Church in Harrisburg.

MRS. MING   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-28-1999)

Mrs. Dicksie Louise Helms Ming, 80, of Marked Tree, died Sunday (Dec. 26, 1999) at Three Rivers Nursing Center in Marked Tree. A homemaker, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Marked Tree, the Order of the Eastern Star Lodge of Marked Tree and the Poinsett County Extension Club. Survivors include two daughters, Sarah Payne of West Memphis and Emma Lou Ming of Lepanto; two sons, Jack Ming of Forrest City and Jerry Ming of Marked Tree; four sisters, Nellie McCoy of Bay, Jewell Harvey of Sapulpa, Okla., Bessie Mansfield of Collinsville, Okla., and Mary Scoggins of Bradford; one brother, Clark Helms of Vienna, Ill.; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Buddy" Ming. Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 11 at the First United Methodist Church in Marked Tree. Burial will follow in the Marked Tree Cemetery, under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis. The family has asked that persons wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Sam Mullins FFA Memorial Scholarship at the Marked Tree Bank.

MRS. MINTON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-10-2000)

Mrs. Anna Mae Minton, 100, of Weiner, died Friday at the Beverly Health and Rehab Center in Jonesboro. She was a resident of Harrisburg and Weiner most of her life and was a homemaker and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Sitzer of Weiner and Stella Delones of Memphis; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Minton. Funeral services will be Monday morning at 10 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Weiner, with Father Jim Dickson officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Weiner. Pallbearers will be Gary Sitzer, Jordan Sitzer, Sam Golden, William Delones, Tommy Lisko, Brent Lisko, Tim Sitzer and David Delones. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be sent to the St. Anthony Altar Society.

MRS. MITCHELL   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-29-2001)

Grace Mitchell, 90, of Grubbs, died Saturday at Grubbs. Born in Murray, KY, she was a homemaker and member of the Ballew's Chapel Baptist Church in Grubbs. Survivors include one son, Wayne Mitchell of Grubbs; five sisters, Ina Mae Walker of Weiner, Dorothy Johnson and Linda Ford, both of Jonesboro, Bettye Hutchinson of Cash and Marsha Lewellyn of Grubbs; one sister, Ruby Overfield of Cash; 19 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Mitchell, three sons and three great-granddaughters. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Ballew's Chapel in Grubbs with Rev. Hoover Lewis and the Rev. Mitchell Ford officiating. Burial will follow in Clark Cemetery at Uno under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Weiner. Active pallbearers will be Kenny Walker, Mitchell Ford, Shane Hutchinson, Jimmy Mitchell, Randy Lewellyn, and Paul Cunningham. Honorary pallbearers will be Brett Lewellyn, Heath Hutchinson, Jon Cunningham, Kellye Lancaster, Melaine Johnson, Sara Querejeta, Cris Poynor, Sharon Williams, Amy Mitchell, Kathy Dunavant, Theresa Soden, Kim Vasquez. April Mitchell and Donald Mitchell. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Lasting memorials may be made to the Grubbs Fire Department.

MRS. MIXON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-14-2000)

Mrs. Zuma D. Mixon, 86, of Harrisburg, died Wednesday at the Woodbriar Nursing Home. Born at Cherry Valley, she was a longtime resident of Poinsett County and a member of the Harrisburg Assembly of God. She is survived by her husband, John Mixon of Harrisburg; a daughter, Mildred Mitcherson of Edgemont; a son, Buddy Owens of Harrisburg; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harry Owens, and a brother. Funeral services will be at 2 Friday afternoon at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home chapel, with Rev. Otis Luff officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 9 this evening at the funeral home.

MOON   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-26-2000; Trumann Democrat, 6-28-2000)

Funeral services for David Wayne Moon, 73, of 316 Oak Street, Trumann, will be Tuesday afternoon at 1 in Emerson Memorial Chapel with Rev. Marion Gramling officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Bill Cook, Lonnie Reeves, Casey Davis, Kyle Moon, Jason Moon and Tate Moore. Honorary pallbearers will include Ed Hugh Easton. Moon died Saturday evening at his home. He was born in Bay and lived in Conway for several years before moving to Trumann in 1972. He was a retired sales representative for an educational materials publisher and was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Methodist Church. While attending Arkansas State University, he was a member of the baseball team and went on to play minor league baseball for the Southern Baseball League in Texas and Louisiana. He later taught school in McCormick and Caraway. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Connie Dee Moon and by one brother, James Travis Moon. Survivors include two daughters, Dollie Davis of Conway and Cindy Certain of Heber Springs; two sons, Bandy Moon of Jonesboro and Scott Moon of Blue Eye, MO; one sister, Loretta Forrester of Trumann; one brother, Wallace Moon of Bryan, Texas; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. MOORE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-14-2000; Trumann Democrat, 2-16&23-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Olgie Fay Laire Moore, 60, of 31055 Sandbar Road, Trumann, will be Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 at the Pentecostal Church of God on West Main in Trumann, with Willie Clem and Bobby Russell officiating. Burial will follow in Willis Cemetery at Harrisburg under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Mrs. Moore was born May 22, 1939, in Harrison, AR. And had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann and Bald Knob. Mrs. Moore died Saturday (2-12-2000) at her home. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of God on Birch Street. Survivors include her husband, Raymond Lee Moore of the home; four sons, Franklin Lee Laire Jr. and James Charles Laire, both of Trumann, Danny Joe Laire and Darrell Lynn Laire, both of Bald Knob; one sister, Joyce Lance of Trumann; one brother, James Lee Daniel of Olathe, KS; five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Demps Franklin "Frank" Laire in 1995, one daughter, Vernadio Christine Laire in 1975, one sister and two brothers and was the daughter of the late Corby Lee and Vernada Angie Brown Daniels. Active pallbearers will be Charles Creecy, Troy Creecy, Chad Darby, Jeff Poe, Keith Willis and Ricky Winkles. Honorary pallbearers will include Billy Davis, Frank Hamby, Billy Warden and Russell Weatherly. Visitation will be from 3 this afternoon until time of services Tuesday morning at the church.

MOORE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-27-2000)

Hershey Lee Moore, 48, of Marked Tree, died Thursday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer and was of the Baptist belief. Born in Tyronza, he had lived in Marked Tree for 13 years. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Moore of the home; two sons, Fred Shepherd of Jonesboro and Mareco Benson of Arlington, TX; two stepsons, Jermain Speights and Tony Speights, both of the home; his father, Andrew Moore Sr. of Tyronza; a sister, Doreather Burns of Memphis; six brothers, Waudelous Moore of Marino Valley, CA, Cornelious Moore of Tyronza; Cornell Moore and Donald Lee Moore, both of Elkhart, IN, Ronald Lee Moore of Abilene, TX, and Gary Moore of St. Louis, MO; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother. Funeral services will be at 1 Thursday afternoon at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Marked Tree, with Rev. G.C. Simpson officiating. Burial will be in the Marked Tree Civic Cemetery, under the direction of Sims-Woodard Funeral Service of Marked Tree. Pallbearers will be Billy Ray Moore, Sammy Burns, Luther Burns Jr., Isiah Shepherd, Tony Speights and Jermain Speights. Visitation will be from 5 Wednesday afternoon to 7 Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

MOORE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-18-2001)

Bobby Lee Moore, 68, of Phoenix, formerly of Marked Tree, died Jan. 12 at Phoenix Memorial Hospital. Born at Cordova, TN, he was a retired forklift driver for Federal Compress in Phoenix. He was a Baptist. Survivors include five sisters, Scottie Sue Moore of Phoenix, Richard Mae Rivers of Chicago, IL, Bennie Faye Moore of Detroit, MI, Minnie Moore and Ressie Moore, both of Marked Tree; and three brothers, John Moore of Marked Tree, Jerry Moore of Phoenix and Elder Thomas Moore of Boynton Beach, FL. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Marked Tree. Burial will be in the Cherry Bean Cemetery in Tyronza, under the direction of Woodard Funeral Services of Marked Tree. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

MORGAN   

(Earle Enterprise, 9-28-1962)

SERVICE HELD FOR SIDNEY MORGAN Services were held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at Barton Chapel for Sidney Morgan, 18 year old son of Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Morgan of Earle. The Rev. J.W. Deaton, assisted by the Rev. Alton White, officiated. Burial was in Tyronza Cemetery. Morgan was fatally injured in an automobile accident last Thursday evening around 8:30 near Parkin. Parkin authorities said the accident occurred when a car thought to be driven by the Morgan youth, pulled out in front of a mail truck on Highway 64. Driver of the truck, Mike Rutledge, 25, of Judsonia was not injured. Three other youths in the Morgan car were injured. They were Riley Feeny, 17, and Mike Kosloski of Earle, and Lewis Wood, 14, who lived near Earle in the Turrell School District. The Morgan youth was taken to the Cross County Hospital at Wynne and later trasferred to a Memphis Hospital where he died Friday morning. He was born in Tyronza and was a junior at Earle High School, where he was a member of the football squad, the band, and the FFA. In addition to his parents he leaves two brothers, Aflred Eugene and James L., both of Earle, his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Ross C. McFall of Gilmore, and his paternal grandfather, S.A. Morgan of West Memphis.

MRS. MORGAN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-16-2001)

Mrs. Velta Morgan, 59, of 511 Bowling Lane, Jonesboro, died Sunday at Regional Medical Center of NEA. Born at Bay and formerly of Trumann, she was a rehabilitation counselor, a writer and of the Church of Christ belief. Survivors include two daughters, Kari Taylor of Jonesboro and Robin Lowery of Vallonia, IN; four sisters, Carolyn Sanders and Phyllis Dugan, both of Jonesboro, Claudine Rosenburg of Sylmar, CA, and Wanda Vance of Paris, TN; one brother, Carl Sanders of Jonesboro; and four grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Pine Hill Cemetery in Jonesboro, with Richard Atkins officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. Visitation will be today from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

MORRIS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-14-2000)

Delton Morris Sr., 78, of Concord, formerly of Harrisburg, died Sunday at his home. Born in Harrisburg, he was a retired carpenter and a WWII Army Veteran. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Mrs. Dorothy McCracken Morris of the home; three sons, Delton Morris Jr. and Leslie Barker, both of Concord, and Jeff Morris of Drasco; five daughters, Hazel Brecheen, Portia Taylor and Holly Sutherland, all of Concord, Brenda Brown of Harrisburg and Maxine Parker of St. Charles, MO. He was preceded in death by a daughter, three brothers, four sisters and one half-sister. Funeral services will be held at 2 Wednesday afternoon in the chapel of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

MORRIS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-22-2000)

Cletus Morris, 66, of Lepanto, died Wednesday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. He was a farmer. Survivors include a son, William Morris of Lepanto; two daughters, Sharon Morris and Dianne Dobbins, both of Trumann; a brother, Eugene Morris of Marked Tree; a sister, Marie Hudson of Long Island, CA. Funeral services will be at 2 Saturday afternoon at the Revival Center in Lepanto. Burial will be in Tyronza Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 this afternoon until 9 this evening at the Revival Center.

MRS. MORRISETT   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-2-2000)

Mrs. Janie Morrisett, 84, of Roswell, NM, formerly of Marked Tree, died Tuesday at her home. She was a retired bookkepper for the Marked Tree Water Dept. and a member of the First United Methodist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Virginia Smith-Poss of Roswell; one brother, James Farrell Blain of Greenville, MS, and two grandsons. She was preceded in death by her husband, Odell "Pete" Morrisett, and by four sisters and two brothers. Funeral services will be Friday afternoon at 2 in the chapel of Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree, with Rex Dickey officiating. Burial will follow in Marked Tree Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MORRIS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-19-2000)

Elvis Noah Morris, 78, of Harrisburg, died Monday at Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg. Born in Kennett, MO, he was a used car salesman, a member of the Assembly of God Church and a World War II veteran. Survivors include two sons, Donnie and Robert Morris, both of Wichita, KS; one daughter, Charlotte Morris of Dallas, TX; four brothers, rev. L.T. Morris of Paris, TN, Bobby Morris of Black Oak, Thomas Morris of Pontiac, MI, and Johnny Morris of Harrisburg; and one sister, Leoda Parker of Coachville, IN. He was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Morris; and two sisters, Mildred Lee and Connie Chandler. Funeral services will be at 2 Thursday afternoon at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home, with Rev. Gerald Scott officiating. Burial will be in Bolivar Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 9 this evening.

MRS. MOSS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-22&3-1-2000)

Mrs. Mary Jane Moss, 86, of Trumann, died Sunday at Rose Care Nursing Center in Trumann. Born at Biggers, she had lived in Trumann most of her life. She was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church and was a homemaker. Survivors include two daughters, Mary Augustine Holm of Trumann and Betty Lou Crossno of Walnut Ridge; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Moss, and two sons, a daughter and 13 brothers and sisters. Funeral services have been scheduled for 1 Wednesday afternoon at Gregg Funeral Home chapel in Jonesboro, with Rev. Mike Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Kincaid, Bobby Walton, Derek Walton, Darin Walton, Dale Whitlatch and Johnny Whitlatch. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home. The family requests that persons wishing to leave lasting memorials consider Maple Grove Baptist Church.

MRS. MOSS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-7-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Moss, 78, of Trumann, will be Saturday morning at 10 at Jonesboro Memorial Park, with Rev. Gary Brown and Rev. Bert Hergett officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Mrs. Moss died Wednesday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. She was born in the Valley View community and lived in the Central community before moving to Trumann 10 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Moss, in 1972. Survivors include three sons, Gary Moss, Barry Moss and Harold Lynn Moss, all of Harrisburg; two sisters, Mary Alice Salmons and Nona Ergle, both of Jonesboro; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

MURRELL   

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

J.W. Murrell, 69, of Harrisburg, AR passed away Wednesday evening, May 12, 2004 at St. Bernardís Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Murrell was born August 20, 1934, in Fulton, MS, the son of Leroy ďBillĒ Murrell and Avalou Moore Murrell. J.W. was a lifetime resident of Harrisburg and was a self-employed truck driver. He was a member of the Harrisburg First Baptist Church and a 32nd degree Mason with the Poinsett Masonic Lodge in Harrisburg. He was a United States Army Veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt, fish, and ride horses. He married Betty Humphries on July 23, 1955, and they enjoyed nearly 50 years together. Mr. Murrell was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Grady Murrell; and one sister, Dean Phillips. Survivors include his wife, Betty Murrells of the home; one son, James Murrell of Harrisburg; two daughters, Wanda Losacco of Bono, and Judy Lally of Harrisburg; one sister, Wilma Jean Wright of Cherokee, AL; five grandchildren, Tiffany Brown, Jeremy Lally, Branden Murrell, Jay Murrell, and Tasha Losacco; and two great grandchildren, Caleb Brown and Christopher Losacco. Funeral services were held Sunday, May 16, at the Weston Funeral Service Chapel, with Rev. Captain Lovell officiating. Internment followed in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites and Full Military Honors. Active pallbearers included Perry Long, Joey Long, Joe Long, Randall Long, Berry Waters, Ralph Hooker, Ray Sharp and James Williams.

N


NAPIER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-9&10-2000)

Funeral services for Curtis Napier Jr., 75, of Bono, have been scheduled for 1 Wednesday afternoon at the Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home chapel. Brooks Glenn and William Peacock will officiate, and burial will follow at Bolivar Cemetery north of Harrisburg. Napier died Sunday at his residence. Born at Hazard, KY, he was a member of Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Jonesboro where he taught Sunday school for many years. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He moved to Jonesboro in 1956 and was retired from GE in Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by a son, a daughter and two grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Virginia A. Napier of the home; a son, Curtis Napier III of Azusa, CA; two daughters, Francine Chamlies of Lunsford and Deborah Levins of Jonesboro; two brothers, Paul Napier of Manteca, CA, and Orville Napier of Paris, KY; two sisters, Lois Heath of Paris, KY, and Geneva Courville of Jonesboro; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 tonight at the funeral home. The family requests that persons wishing to leave lasting memorials consider the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center Cardiac Rehab program.

NEEDLER Robert Earl Needler, 63, of Marked Tree, died March 26,1991, at his home. He was a retired factory worker and a World War II veteran. Survivors include Three daughters, Pam Needler of Marked Tree, AR, Debra Barker of Benton Harbor, MI, and Tina Marie Needler; one brother of Chesterton, IN; and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday April 1,1991 at 1 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home chapel in Tyronza with Gary Andrews officiating. Burial will follow at the Shady Grove Cemetary in Evadale. Visitation will be Monday morning from 10 until 1 in the afternoon at the funeral home.


MRS. NEWBERRY   

(The Modern News, Thursday, July 29, 2004)

Alene Newberry, 84, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at the Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg. Mrs. Newberry was born October 4, 1919, at Greenfield, AR and was a lifetime resident of the Harrisburg area. She was a homemaker and one of the founding members of Calvary Baptist Church in Harrisburg. She loved to sew, read and spend time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, and by her husband Noel R. Newberry. Survivors include two sons, Johnny Newberry of Harrisburg and Ray Newberry of San Antonio, TX; two daughters, Gerry Newberry and Janet Nolan both of Harrisburg, eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Funeral services were held Friday, July 23 at the Weston Funeral Service Chapel in Harrisburg with the Rev. Tommy Woodruff officiating. Interment followed in Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg.

NIXON
Bernest Nixon, Jr. Sunrise October 14, 1965 **** Sunset December 20, 2003 Services for Bernest Nixon Jr., Friday December 26, 2003 1:00 p.m. First Assembly of God Church Willow Avenue, Trumann AR. Rev Kenneth Doke, Pastor and Officiant Bernest Nixon, Jr. 38 of Trumann, Arkansas died December 20, 2003 at his residence. He was born at Tulot, AR; He was an employee of Thomas & Betts in Jonesboro. He was a 1985 graduate of Trumann High School, College graduate of ASU in Jonesboro and South Tech College in Little Rock, AR. Survivors include one son Xavier Nixon of the home. His parents Bernest Sr., & Allie Mae Nixon of Trumann, AR; One sister Linda Nixon Burgess of Marianna, AR; Four brothers Earnes Nixon, Ronnie Nixon, Charles Nixon, & Willis Nixon all of Trumann, AR. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He leaves to mourn him, Three devoted aunts Verdell Brown, Ruby Brown, Mary Freeman. He was preceded in death by one sister; Martha Ann Nixon, his grandparents Sermell & Lottie Brown, and Mr. & Mrs. Willis Nixon. Interment Tulot Cemetery, Tulot Arkansas


MRS. NORSWORTHY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-28-2001)

Marsella Virginia McGlasson Norsworthy, 84, of Arlington, died Thursday in the North Richland Hills, TX. Born at Jonesboro, she was a homemaker and a part time school teacher. She was a member of the Weiner United Methodist Church for more than 60 years and was a lifetime honorary member of the St. Bernard's Medical Center Auxiliary and was a past worthy matron of the Weiner chapter of Order of the Eastern Star. Survivors include one son, Morris Edward "Sonny" Norsworthy of Greers Ferry; one daughter, Margaret Ann Risk of Fort Worth, TX; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, S.J. Norsworthy. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home in Weiner with Tommy Toombs officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Weiner. Pallbearers will be Blake Norsworthy, Lee Norsworthy, Lloyd Wofford, Shawn Norsworthy, Richard Limbert and Trey Wofford. Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Weiner United Methodist Church, 313 Kingshighway, Weiner, AR 72479, or Shriner's Hospital for Children, Care of Mosiah Temple, Box 1320, Ft. Worth, TX 76101.

NORWOOD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-9&10-2000)

Louis Norwood Sr., 69, of Tyronza, died Sunday at his residence. He was a retired dispatcher for the Tyronza Police Department. A Blue Lodge Mason, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tyronza. Survivors include his wife, Frances Norwood of Tyronza; two daughters, Judith Ann Easley of Tyronza and Becky Smith of Searcy; three sons, David Lee Norwood of Onalaska, WI, Connie Ray Norwood of Mascoutah, IL, and Louis Norwood Jr. of Tyronza; two stepsons, Homer Morrow of Paragould and William Earl Morrow of Heafer; two brothers, Thomas Norwood of Bay and Douglas Norwood of Hillsboro, OR; 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son. Pallbearers will be Drexel Gill, David Woods, Jeff Miles, Brian Worhurst, Charles Gill, Don Bilyeu, Brad Novosad and Michael Henderson. Funeral services will be at 2 Tuesday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Tyronza with Rev. Raymond Routon officiating. Burial will be in Tyronza Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at Langford's Funeral Service in Jonesboro.

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MRS. PANT   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-20-2000)

Mrs. Beulah M. Pant, 86, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in LaGrange County, IN, she was a homemaker. Survivors include three sons, Donald Freed of LaGrange, IN, Henry W. Pant of Fairborn, OH, and Morris A. Pant of Harrisburg; a sister, Ida Wells of Garrett, IN; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry T. Pant, and a son. Funeral services will be Saturday at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange. Burial will be in Brushy Chapel Cemetery in LaGrange.

PARKS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-4-2000; Trumann Democrat, 6-7-2000)

Harold Albert Parks, 51, of Trumann, died Wednesday. Born May 22, 1949, in Payneway, he was a welder and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include one son, Harold Parks Jr. of Marion; two sisters, Linda Wagoner of Payneway and Mona King of Alexander; and two brothers, Phillip Parks and Franklin Parks, both of Payneway. Graveside services will be held at 2 Monday afternoon at the Marked Tree Cemetery, under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home of Tyronza. Visitation will be held from 4 in the afternoon to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS.PARRISH   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-3-2001; Trumann Democrat, 4-4-2001)

Lola Estella Parrish, 100, of Trumann, died Monday at Lakeside Nursing Home in Lake City, of natural causes. Born in Savannah, TN, she had lived in Trumann since 1935 and was formerly of Tyronza. She was a homemaker and a member of the Viva Drive Church of Christ in Trumann. Survivors include two daughters, Helen Brock and Beatrice Luna, both of Trumann; two sisters, Ethel Young and Virgie Young McCorkle; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Parrish in 1971, one daughter, Ocene Brooks; five sisters and one brother and was the daughter of the late Frank and Mattie Young. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann, with Joe Spangler officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

MRS. PAVLICEK   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-16-2000)

Mrs. Violet J. Pavlicek, 78, of 1014 Ferrell, Jonesboro, died Friday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born in Trumann, she had lived most of her life in California before moving to Jonesboro in 1996. A homemaker, she was a member of Trinity Church of Jonesboro. Survivors include her husband, William Pavlicek Sr. of the home; one daughter, Violet Beyer of Jonesboro; one son, William Pavlicek Jr. of California; two sisters, Lucille Ferrell and Selena King, both of Walnut Ridge; one brother, Norman Francis of Trumann; one granddaughter and two great-granddaughters. Funeral services will be held at 10 Monday morning at Emerson Funeral Home's Memorial Chapel, with Steve Farmer officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Claude Williams, Art Boudoucies, Norman Francis Jr., Bill Francis, Terry Baggs and Michael Francis. Honorary pallbearers will include Carroll Anderson, Murray Elton, Jeff Oster, Harry Ferrell, Paul King and Norman Francis. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 7 this evening at the funeral home. For lasting memorials, the family asks that consideration be given to Trinity Church of Jonesboro, Gideons International or Ridgefield Christian School Building Fund.

PEELER   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-29-2000; Trumann Democrat, 8-30-2000)

Funeral services for Stanley Earl Peeler, 83, of Harrisburg, who died Sunday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes, will be at 10 Wednesday morning in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with the Rev. Boyd Hosman officiating. Burial will be in Willis Cemetery in Harrisburg. Active pallbearers will include Kim Osment, Jared Peeler, Steve Shaw, Chris Kain, Carl Whitt and Johnny Whitlatch. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Cook, Benny Bibbs, O.C. "Bully"; McMasters, L.B. Baker, Tom Cook, Melvin Brown, Harold McMasters, W.C. "Shorty" McMasters, Herman Gairhan, H. "Newt" Beaird, Robert Woodrum and Lowell Brooks. Born in Murray, KY, Peeler had lived most of his life in the Trumann and Central community near Harrisburg. He was retired from farming and from the Singer Co. in Trumann. He was a veteran of the Army, serving in World War II. He was of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include his wife, Elsie Irene Hendrix Peeler of the home; four daughters, Susie Scott and Elaine Gibbs, both of Harrisburg; Linda Madden of Tyronza and Alfrieda Hollihan of Trumann; a son, Burney Ray Peeler of Hardy; a sister, Maudie Ingram of Waskom, Texas; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers and was the son of the late Jesse and Robena Vaughn Peeler. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

PENDERGRAFF   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-7-2000)

Edward Pendergraff, 71, of Bay, died Sunday at the Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the carpenter's union. Survivors include one son, Charles Pendergraff of Bay; two daughters, Susan Vestal of Bay and Sandra Landis of Las Vegas, NV; one brother, Henry Pendergraff of Bay; three sisters, Naomi Pagan of Smithville, and Ruth Hester and Viola Loven, both of Bay, and six grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 10 Wednesday morning at the Holly Springs Cemetery, with Jimmy Pagan officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Langford's Funeral Services of Jonesboro. Visitation will be held from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

PENNA   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-22&23-2000; Trumann Democrat, 5-24-2000)

Ludie Murl Penna, 75, 605 Edgerton St., Trumann, died Sunday morning at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. He was born in Booneville, MS, Nov. 18, 1924, and had lived in Trumann for 51 years. He was retired from the Singer Co. and was a member of the Parkview Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by one brother and was the son of the late Walter & Dezzie Johnson Penna. Survivors include his wife, Virginia Hare Penna of the home; four sons, Ludie M. "Buddy" Penna Jr. of Jasper, AL, James R. Penna of Bay Minette, AL, William E. Penna of Brandon, MS, and Eddie C. "Chris" Penna of Trumann; two sisters, Nova Lee Thacker of Corinth, MS, and Loree Lambert of Booneville, MS; and seven grandchildren. Funeral Services were held Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Maxwell officiating. A service was held at 2:30 p.m. at Martin Hill Cemetery with Rev. Emmett McCrackin officiating. Burial followed at Martin Hill Cemetery in Booneville, MS.

PERRONE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-30-2000)

Mrs. Bonnie Mae Perrone, 69, of Roswell, died Monday in Roswell. Born in Etowah, she had lived in Roswell for the past four months and was formerly of the Searcy and Trumann areas. She was a homemaker and of the Church of Christ belief. Survivors include her fiance, James Risenhoover of Roswell; two daughters, Cheryl Byram of Memphis and Karen Perrone of Las Vegas, NV; two brothers, Eugene Tucker of Artesia, NM, and Melvin Tucker of Trumann; six sisters, Edna Goff of Trumann, Mattie Whitright of Stevensville, MI, Martha Norris and Elizabeth Price, both of Harrisburg, Daisy Moore of Duck Hill, MS, and Emma Smith of Flint, MI; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Thompson Funeral Home chapel in Trumann, with Bill Willard officiating. Burial will follow in Marked Tree Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

MISS PERRY   
Miss Cledia May Perry was born January 12, 1962, to Mr. and Mrs. Cleopha M. Perry, Sr., in Marked Tree. She attended and graduated Marked Tree High School in 1980. She was a member of the Anderson Chapel M.B. Church, and was a member of the Anderson Chapel Warriors. Survivors include a son, Jarrett Akeem Perry of the home; her mother, Rosetta Perry of Marked Tree; three brothers, Rufus Hamilton of Twist, AR, Cleopha M. Perry, Jr. of Fayetteville, AR, and Donald M. Perry, Sr. of Bamburg, Germany; seven sisters, Martha Perry, Juna Perry, Minnie Crockett, all of Marked Tree, Billye Perry, Linda Wortham, of Jonesboro, AR, Marilyn Faulkner of Cheyenne, WY, and Crystal Obi of Fort Riley, KS; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Ceopha M. Perry, Sr.; one brother, Willie L. Hamilton; one sister, Debra Perry. Funeral services were held on December 28, 1998 at the Anderson Chapel M.B. Church, with Rev. Reginald Taylor, pastor and officiant. Burial: Riverview Cemetery of Marked Tree.


PERRY   
(Provided by L.A. Upshaw)

Jerry James Perry was born January 16, 1932, in Gurdon, Arkansas to the union of the late Henry and Arleatha Perry. He departed this life on December 4, 2001 at his home in Memphis, TN. The family moved to Marked Tree in 1954. He met and married Louvenia Perry and to this union 6 children were born. He later met and married Mary Perry. He was the owner of an automobile dealership in Memphis and was a Baptist. Survivors include: his wife, Mary Perry of the home; two sons, David Perry of Conway, AR, and Dewayne Perry of Sherwood, AR; three daugthers, Katherine Jones of Hot Springs, AR, Betty Walker of Memphis, TN, Clementine Perry-Paige of Marked Tree; three brothers, Albert Perry of Utica, NY, Leon Perry and Clayburn Perry of Chicago, IL, four sisters, Opal Perry of Marked Tree, Dorothy Gilmore of Utica, NY, Margaret Adams and Maudie Green of South Bend, IN; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, neices, nephews, in-laws, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Jerry Lee Perry, one sister, Alberta Perry Wood, four brothers, Henry Lee Perry, R.C. Perry, Cleopha M. Perry, Sr. and Robert Perry. Funeral services were held on December 8, 2001 at Anderson Chapel M.B. Church at 1:00p.m. with Rev. Reginald Taylor officiating. Interment: Riverview Cemetery, Marked Tree. Pallbearers included: Marcus Monk, Londre Moore, Quantralis Perry, Justin Obi, Carl Collins, and Quincy James Perry.


PERRY   
(Provided by L.A. Upshaw)

Cleopha M. Perry, Sr. was born October 27, 1934, in Gurdon, Arkansas to the union of the late Henry and Arleatha Perry. He departed this life on February 6, 1998 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center at the age of 63. The family moved to Marked Tree in 1954. He was united in holy matrimony to Rosetta Hamilton and to this union, 13 children were born. Cleo was employed by Poinsett County Housing Authority for over 30 years and was a member of Anderson Chapel M.B. Church. Survivors include: his wife, Rosetta Perry of the home; three sons, Cleopha Perry, Jr. of Fayetteville, AR, Rufus Hamilton of Twist, Donald M. Perry, Sr. of Bamburg, Germany; eight daughters, Minnie Hamilton Crockett, Martha J. Perry, Cledia M. Perry, Juna W. Perry, all of Marked Tree, Linda Hamilton Wortham, Billye D. Perry, both of Jonesboro, Marilyn Perry Faulkner of Cheyenne, WY, Crystal Perry-Obi of Kitizen, Germany; five brothers, Albert Perry of Utica, NY, Robert Perry, Leon Perry, Clayburn Perry, all of Chicago, IL, Jerry James Perry of Memphis, TN; four sisters, Opal Lee Perry of Marked Tree, Dorothy Perry Gilmore of Utica, NY, Margaret Perry Adams and Maudie Perry Green, both of South Bend, IN; two sisters-in-law, Sarah Upshaw-McGruder and Louvenia Perry, both of Marked Tree; 19 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and a host of neices, nephews, in-laws, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Willie "Yogi" Hamilton, one daughter, Debra Ann Perry, one sister, Alberta Perry Wood, two brothers, Henry Lee Perry and R.C. Perry. Funeral services were held on February 12, 1998 at Anderson Chapel M.B. Church at 1:00p.m. with Rev. Reginald Taylor officiating. Interment: Riverview Cemetery, Marked Tree. Pallbearers included: Gregory S. Harris, Londra Moore, Oscar White, Bobby Harris, Dewayne Perry, and David Perry.

PICKLE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-1-1999)

Elton Franklin Pickle, 75, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday at the Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. He was born in Hughes, and a retired farmer and a Baptist. Surviving are one son, Franklin Pickle of Carlisle; one daughter, Delores Miller of Carlisle; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister. Graveside services will be held at 10 Thursday morning in the Harrisburg Memorial Park, with Rev. Randall Gordan officiating. Burial will be under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. PILGRIM   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-17-2000)

Mrs. Dorothy Allen Pilgrim, 80, of Paducah, KY, died Sunday at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. Formerly of Lepanto, she was a member of First Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Nettie Phillippi of Aurora, OH, Dee Gillihan of Paducah and Sheila Masterson of Chicago, IL; five sons, Dan Allen and Charlie Allen, both of Pontiac, MI, James Allen of Potosi, MO, Robert Allen of Mayfield, KY, and Merle Allen of Lepanto; a brother, Charlie Tucker of Lepanto; 23 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orville Pilgrim, and three children. Funeral services have been scheduled for 1:30 this afternoon at Murphy Funeral Home chapel in Lepanto. Burial will follow in Potter Memorial Cemetery. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.

PIPES   

(Trumann Democrat, 11-29-2000; The Jonesboro Sun, 11-28-2000)

Bennie Lee Pipes, 75, of Trumann, died Monday, Nov. 27 at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas in Jonesboro of natural causes. Pipes was born in Harrisburg, and had lived in Trumann since 1971. He was formerly of Kansas City, MO. He was retired mechanic for Town and Country International in Jonesboro, a veteran of the U.S. Army and WWII and of the Church of Christ belief. He was preceeded in death by one granddaughter, Donna Ann Pipes in 1998; one sister, Mildred Jarrett; one brother, Charlie Pipes and was the son of the late Jim and Beulah Duty Pipes. Survivors include his wife, Illa Dean McCarty Pipes of the home; two daughters, Glenda Parsley and Brenda Creezy Pipes, both of Trumann; one son, Donnie Pipes of Trumann; four sister, Mardra Davis, of Jonesboro, Sylvia Parsley, of Jacksonville, OR, Syble Meyer, of Independence, MO, and Hazel Lindsey, of Byhilia, MS; one brother, Willie Pipes, of Jonesboro; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Wednesday morning, Nov. 29 at the Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery in Harrisburg with Rev. Tad Rogers officiating. Pallbearers were James Dewanye Pipes, Randie Hill, Rickie Hill, Billy Creecy, Paul Smith, Roy Tress and Jay Harper.

PIPKIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-2-1999; Trumann Democrat 6-7-2000)

Curtis Roy "Curt" Pipkin, 54, of 20764 Deerwood, Harrisburg, died Thursday at his residence. Born Dec. 21, 1945, in Brookland, he was a longtime resident of Harrisburg. He was an employee of Baldwin Piano in Trumann, a farmer, a member of the Central Community Volunteer Fire Department, and of the Baptist faith. Survivors include his wife, Glenda Baker Pipkin of the home; one daughter, Crystal Huddle of the home; his mother, Velma Pipkin Qualls of Harrisburg; two sisters, Brenda Sullivan and Anna Jett, both of Harrisburg; two brothers, Earl Pipkin of Jonesboro and Jerry Pipkin of Trumann; and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Monis Pipkin, and one sister, Wilma Cantrell. Funeral services will be held at 10 Saturday morning at Thompson Funeral Home chapel in Trumann, with the Rev. Randy Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Nephews will serve as active pallbearers. The Central Community Volunteer Fire Department will serve as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be held from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. POFF   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 12-28-1999)

Mrs. Vera H. Chaplain Poff, 77, of Clarksville, Tenn., died Saturday (Dec. 25, 1999) at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tenn. A native of Poinsett County, she was an animal groomer for LaVera Poodle Salon and a member of the First Baptist Church, the 101st Women's Auxillary and the Queen City Civitan Club. Survivors include two sons, Howard R. Poff and Charles W. Poff, both of Clarksville; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Wednesday afternoon at 3 at the McReynolds-Nave & Larson Chapel in Clarksville, with Dr. Roger Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Scott Poff, Greg Poff, Ron VanDyke, Chad Poff and Staf Orton. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening and Wednesday afternoon from 1 until 3 at the funeral home.

PORTERFIELD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-14-2000)

Eugene Harrison Porterfield, 75, of Trumann, died Wednesday at his residence. Born at Jonesboro, he had lived at Trumann since 1968. He was a retired machinist for General Motors and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include one son, Rickey Gene Porterfield of Trumann; one brother, Elton Porterfield of Jonesboro; one sister, Kathleen Kane of Florida; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn M. Porterfield. Graveside services will be held at 10 Friday morning at Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg, with Rev. Jerry Miller officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Visitation will be held from 5 in the afternoon to 8 this evening at the funeral home.

POUNDS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, page 2B, February 22, 2001)

Lunsford - Lynn Pounds, 85, of the Lunsford community, died Wednesday at St. Bernardís Medical Center. He was a retired farmer and member of First Baptist Church of Bay. He was honored in 1965 for outstanding work in soil and water conservation by the Craighead Soil and Water Conservation District. Survivors include his wife, Maxine Pounds of Lunsford; three daughters, Lynnda Cannon of Monette, Patricia A. White of Benton and Mary Diane McHalffey of Jonesboro; a brother, Eugene Pounds of Trumann; five grandchildren; and give great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister and a brother. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Langfordís Funeral Service chapel in Jonesboro, with Rev. Don Dunivant and Rev. Bill Passmore officiating. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park cemetery. Pallbearers will be Keith Jones, Nathan Wade, Jimmy Grisham, Howard Grisham, Cooper Taylor and Berl Taylor Jr.

PRESLEY   

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

J.C. Presley Jr., 79, 632 Honeysuckle Lane, Trumann, died Sunday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Trumann, he had lived in the Poinsett County town and in Jonesboro during his life. He was a retired farmer and founding member of the Melton Avenue Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, Vivian Presley of the home; three sons, Arthur Presley of Lindale, TX, Buford Presley of Decatur, AL, and Donald Presley of Little Rock; one daughter, Susan Vinson of Newton, N.C.; six brothers, Willie Presley of Paris, TN, Elbert Presley, A.W. Presley and Marvin Presley, all of Trumann, Raymond Presley of Cordova, TN, and Harold Presley of Mountain Home; four sisters, Florence Tolbert and Hazel Smith, both of Trumann, and Frances Cox and Marie Harrison, both of Cherokee Village; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 Wednesday morning in Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. David Lawrence, Landon Hope and Nolan Glover will officiate. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Van Presley, Patrick Presley, Mark Presley, Jordan Vinson, Glenn Presley, Ryan Presley and Jason Vinson. Honorary pallbearers will include Guy Henderson, Larry Henderson, his brothers-in-law and the men of Melton Avenue Church of Christ. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 this evening at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that consideration be made of the A.L.S. Foundation.

PRICE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-6-2000)

Harvie Curtis Price, 74, of Weiner, died Saturday at his home. Born in Shiloh, he was a farmer and a member of the Willis Chapel Pentecostal Church in the Central Community. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Marie Pipes Price of the home; one son, Clifford Pipes Price of Harrisburg; four daughters, Emma Jean Haner of Buhl, ID, Ruby Price and Deloris Greer, both of Harrisburg, and Brenda Busby of Weiner; three brothers, Walter Price of Brookland, Elzie and Luther Price, both of Sullivan, MO; three half-brothers; his step-mother; three half-sisters; one step-sister; 17 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, two brothers, one sister and one step-sister. Graveside services will be held at 2 Monday afternoon at Bolivar Cemetery, with Rev. Larry Gene Bogard officiating. Pallbearers will be Greg Greer, Perry Greer, John Pyle, Keith Haner, Scott Williams and Ronnie Branyan. Honorary pallbearers will be Leon Barnhill, Johnny O'berg, Harvey Neal, Jerry Greer, Leroy Wilkerson and Wayne Clayton. Visitation will be from 3 this afternoon until 9 this evening at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.

MRS. PRICE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-17-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. May E. Price, 79, of Harrisburg, who died Wednesday at her residence, will be at 1 Saturday afternoon at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, with Gary Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Willis Cemetery, under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Active pallbearers will include Harold Osment, Terry Osment, Kim Osment, Bill Gibbs, Utah Christopher and Mike Sullivan. Honorary pallbearers will include Kenneth Holmes, Dr. Floyd Smith, J.F. Winningham, Charlie Reeves and Erlan Teague. Born in Bono, she lived in Harrisburg for 53 years. She was a homemaker, a retired housekeeper at Rose Care Nursing Home in Trumann and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters, Margie Louise Pittman Collins of Manila and Barbara Ellen Price Sullivan of Harrisburg; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Ernest E. Pittman and Jesse T. Price, one brother, one son, one daughter and one nfant daughter. The family suggests memorials be made to Regional Hospice. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. PRICE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-26-2000)

Mrs. Thelma L. Price, 87, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Magness, she was a homemaker. Survivors include one son, Carroll Price of Harrisburg; five daughters, Doris Creech and Billie Light, both of St. Louis, MO, Eloise Light of St. James, MO, Marie Mayfield of Kansas City, MO, and Linda Mashburn of Little Rock; one sister, Emogene Langston of Jonesboro; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Otis Price, and by one daughter, one son, and five brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be held at 2 Thursday afternoon at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Howard Greenway, Hollis Jones, Gene Haner, Henry Light, Marshall Mashburn and Lee Mashburn. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. PRIDDY   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-14-2000)

Mrs. Marguerite J. Priddy, 88, of Cash, died Thursday at her residence. Born at Vicksburg, MS, she had lived in the Cash area most of her life and was a member of the United Church of God. Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Huff of Jonesboro; a sister, Geneva Staples of Rock Falls, IL; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Priddy, two sons, three brothers and one sister. Graveside services will be Sunday afternoon at 2 at Holloway Cemetery near Cash with a minister of the United Church of God officiating. Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro will be in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will include Gerald E. Priddy Jr., Jesse L. Priddy, J. Chadric Mangrum, R. Steven Mangrum, B. Lee Ann Priddy-Myers and Bobby Wortham. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

PRIVETT   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-17-2000; Trumann Democrat, 9-20-2000)

Novice V. Privett, 76, of Payneway, died Friday at the Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. Mr. Privett was born on April 8, 1924, at Imboden. He was the son of the late Paul and Nancy Burns Privett. He was a lifelong resident of Poinsett County and farmed most of his life. He owned and operated a grocery store and used car lot in Payneway. He was a World War II Marine veteran. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Faye New Privett of the home; three sons, Tommy Privett of Cleveland, MS, Mickey Privett of Harrisburg and Phillip Privett of McGhee; three daughters, Barbara House of Harrisburg, Diane Sefers of Harrisburg and Sandra Privett of Alameda, CA; one sister, Vera Taylor of Inverness, FL; nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, one son, Dr. Keith Privett, precedes in him in death. A graveside service will be held this afternoon at 2 at Harrisburg Memorial Park. Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

PROCTOR   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 9-25-2000; Trumann Democrat, 9-27-2000)

Harold Dewayne Proctor, 48, of 505 West Speedway, Trumann, died Saturday at Regional Medical Center of NEA of natural causes. Born at Kansas City, MO, he had lived in Trumann for the past 15 years. He was a maintenance worker for Parker Hannifin Co. in Trumann and was of the Baptist belief. His father, Jim Proctor and one brother, William James Proctor, preceded Mr. Proctor in death. Survivors include his wife, Doris Plunkett Proctor of the home; one stepdaughter, Leona Willcockson of Trumann; one stepson, William Willcockson of Trumann; his mother, Nancy Ann Stinson of Trumann; one sister, Bettie Farley of Phoenix, AZ; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann. There will be no funeral services held. The body will be cremated.

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QUALLS   

(The Modern News, Thursday, August 8, 2004)

Freddie Lee "Fred" Qualls, 59, of Harrisburg died Saturday morning, July 31, 2004 at St. Bernardís Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Qualls was born December 23, 1944, at Parkin, AR, the son of Otto and Carrie Mae Jordan Qualls. He married Brenda Bennett on Aug 28, 1963, and they enjoyed 41 years together. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and loved to play dominoes and solitaire. He was a carpenter and of the Catholic faith. In addition to his parents, one brother, Thomas Qualls, preceded him in death. Survivors include his spouse, Brenda of the home; one son, Freddie Otto Qualls of the home; one daughter, Laura Colleen Marple and husband Alan, of Harrisburg; seven sisters, Joyce Wilson and husband Bill, of Fernville, MI, Lois Goucher and husband Larry of North Little Rock, Annie Yaneris and husband Jim of Doniphan, MO, Linda Qualls of Holland, MI, Cheryl Qualls of North Little Rock, Janie Jones and husband Randy of Iron Mountain, MI, and Jo Ann Smith and husband Scott, of Zeeland, MI; three brothers, Frank and wife Kathy of Yellville, Ricky and Ronnie Qualls both of Holland, MI; two grandchildren, Brian and Chris Marple; one great grandchild, Ethan Marple. Funeral services were held Monday at the Weston Funeral Service Chapel, with Rev. Rob Welborn officiating. Internment followed at Farm Hill Cemetery near Harrisburg. Active pallbearers were Steven Windle, Tommy Goucher, Shane Ducan, Scott Goucher, George Duncan, and Walter Mays. Honorary pallbearers were Gary Schoonover, Michael Woodard, Walter Mays, and Keith Duncan

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MRS. RABY   
(The Jonesboro Sun, 1-9-2000)

Mrs. Wanda Lee Raby, 73, of Flint, MI, died Wednesday (1-5-2000) at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint. She lived in the Flint area for more than 50 years, having formerly redided in Weiner. Survivors include her husband, James Raby of Flint; three daughters, Margaret Baillie of Durand, MI, Nancy Arndt of Key West, FL, and Sharon Yow of Linden, MI; two sisters, Elizabeth Howard and Faye Wade both of Jonesboro; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning at 10 at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Weiner, with Gary Hill officiating. Burial will follow in Weiner's Oak Grove Cemetery. Grandsons and nephews will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be Monday afternoon from 5 until 8 that evening at the funeral home. For lasting memorials the family asks that consideration be given to the American Cancer Society.

RAMSEY   

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

Vernon E. Ramsey, 78, of Harrisburg died Sunday, Oct. 6, at Methodist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born Feb. 12, 1913, in TN, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Harrisburg. His parents, Charles and Lou Ramsey and his wife, Mary Bonham Ramsey, preceded him in death. Sruvivors include two sons, Vernon Ramsey, Jr., of Finville, MI and Charles F. Ramsey of TX.; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Smith of Salem, IL; one sister, Mrs. Glodia Leamon of Salem, IL, and eight grandchildren. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 2 p.m. at Harrisburg City Cemetery with Rev. Bill Scoggs officiating. Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

MRS. REDD   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-16-2001)

Lorene Beatrice Redd, 96, of Harrisburg, died Thursday at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Tupelo, MS, she was a homemaker and a member of the Harrisburg First Assembly of God. Survivors include two sons, Melvin Redd and Edward Redd, both of Harrisburg; one brother, Lilburn Fowler of Trumann; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-granchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter and one son. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home, with Rev. Terry Newman and Rev. Dwight Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in Bolivar Cemetery near Harrisburg. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Redd, Danny Redd, Mark Redd, Jimmy Fowler, Larry Fowler and Ronnie Fowler. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MRS. REDDMANN   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, Thursday, 4-22-1993)

Mrs. Sallie Ann May Reddmann, 71, of 204 Hamilton, Harrisburg, widow of Lawrence Reddmann, died Tuesday, April 20th, as a result of an automobile accident in Memphis. Born at Bay Village April 24, 1921, she was the daughter of the late C.W. "Bud" and Junie Dobson May. A homemaker, she was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Harrisburg, the Golden Rule Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women and The Progressive Century Club. Survivors include two sons, Larry Reddmann and Gary Reddmann, both of Harrisburg; a daughter, Rebecca Reddmann Cannon of Jonesboro; three brothers, J.D. May of Harrisburg, Jack R. May of Alexandria, LA, and F. M. May of Lepanto; three sisters, Catherine Riechman and Rebecca Cooper, both of Harrisburg, and Avis Crawford of El Campo, TX; four grandchildren, Gregory Reddmann, Ashley Reddmann, Lee Reddmann and Dax Reddmann; and one great-granddaughter, Morgan Reddman. One grandson, Phillip Reddmann, preceded her in death. Funeral services were held at 11:00 Thursday morning, April 22nd at First United Methodist Church in Harrisburg with Rev. James D. Harrison, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Harrisburg Memorial Park under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jerry Paul Reddmann, J. B. Reddmann, Ronnie Reddmann, Donnie Reddmann, Jimmy May, Steve Cooper, John May and jack R. Mary, Jr. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Gold Rule Sunday School Class and The Progressive Century Club. Ushers were Barry Walls, Danny Clements, Bill Carwell, Larry Jennings and Buzzy Faulkner.

REDDMANN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-18-2000)

Funeral services for Albert Henry Reddmann, 88, of Harrisburg have been scheduled for 10 Saturday morning at Zion Lutheran Church in Waldenburg, with Rev. Paul Leigeber officiating. Burial will follow at Waldenburg Cemetery under the direction of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Mr. Reddmann died Wednesday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born at Waldenburg, he was a retired farmer and a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Waldenburg. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Blanche Williams Reddmann, three brothers and three sisters. Survivors include a son, J.B. Reddmann of Harrisburg; a brother, J.M. Reddmann of Cherry Valley; two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Active pallbearers will include Larry Reddmann, Gary Reddmann, Donnie Reddmann, Donnie Reddmann, Jerry Reddmann and Greg Reddmann. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon to 7 this evening at the funeral home.

REED   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-23-2000)

Ray Reed, 75, of Bay, died Monday afternoon in his residence. Born in Pea Ridge, he has lived in the Jonesboro-Bay area for 70 years. He was a retired farmer and was of the Pentecostal belief. Survivors include three daughters, Lethel Woods of Bono, Martha Maggard of Lake City and Jo Ella Miller of Walcott; four sons, Billy Reed of Paragould, Ronny Reed of Bowman, David Reed of Jonesboro and Luther Reed of Bay; his fiance, Altie Fleming of the home; three brothers, Gene Reed of Bay, Tommy Reed of Missouri and Charles Reed of Sacramento, CA; 33 grandchildren and 64 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Reed. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 at Emerson Funeral Home's Memorial Chapel, with Rev. J.W. "Dub" Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Willis Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ronald Maggard, Brandon Maggard, Kenneth Reed, Jimmy Reed, Bill Spurlock and Sam Gray. Honorary pallbearers will include Chad Reed and Faris Conyers. Visitation will be held from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.

MRS. REEVES   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 7-15-2000)

Mrs. Helen Meister Reeves, 62, of Harrisburg, died Thursday in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born in Harrisburg, she was a homemaker. Surviving are two sons, Robert Rieathbaum and Brandon Reeves of Harrisburg; one daughter, Cathie Rieathbaum Winkler of Jacksonville; and six granddaughters. A memorial service will be held this afternoon at 1:30 in the lobby of Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home. Family members will read eulogies. The remains will be cremated Monday. Visitation will be from 8 to 11 this morning at Mrs. Reeves' residence, 801 West Griffin, Apt. 2, in Harrisburg.

MRS. RICHARDSON   

(Trumann Democrat, 3-5-2000)

Mrs. Metta Richardson, 93, of 409 Ellis Ave., Trumann, died Feb. 25, 2000. Mrs. Richardson was born July 25, 1906, in Bay Village and had lived most of her life in Trumann. She was a housewife and a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Trumann. She was preceded in death by three husband, Tolbert Owens, Teal Eden and Earl Richardson; two sons, Milburne Owens and Odell Owens; two brothers, John Hogan and Louis Rost. She was the daughter of the late John Hogan and Mammie Fisher Rost. Mrs. Richardson is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Wilma Tatum of Trumann; two sons, Vernon Owens of Trumann and Wayne Owens of Phoenix, AZ; three sisters, Mrs. Betty Stegall of Red Banks, MS, and Mrs. Roberta Burris of Avon, IL; one brother, Melvin Hogan of Raytown, MO; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday at 10 a.m. at the First Assembly of God Church in Trumann with Rev. Kenneth Doke and Rev. Carl Chandler officiating. Burial followed at Pine Hill Cemetery in Jonesboro. Mrs. Richardson's grandsons served as pallbearers.

RICHMOND   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 5-19-2000)

Jerry Wayne Richmond, 57, of Manila, died Wednesday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. and a retired farmer. He was a member of the Church of God. Survivors include his wife, Alice Richmond of Manila; two daughters, Blenda Ann Sisemore of Manila and Sherry Lenae Jones of Gosnell; two sons, Danny Wayne Richmond of Carson Lake and Randy Richmond of Rotan; his mother, Thelma Foster of Jonesboro; two sisters, Loretta Walley to Tiptonville, TN, and Shirley Herron of Popular Bluff, MO; one brother, Leon Richmond of Dyess; and eight grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Murphy Funeral Home of Lepanto, with Rev. George Brewer officiating. Burial will follow in Potter Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto. Visitation will be from 4 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home. Memorials may be sent to the American heart Association.

RIEATHBAUM   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-29-2000)

Graveside services for Harold Evan Rieathbaum, 76, of Jonesboro, who died Sunday at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center in Jonesboro, will be held at 10 Thursday morning at Holly Springs Cemetery in Harrisburg, with Rev. Tony Cliff officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Jonesboro. Pallbearers will be Roy Williams, Clarence Williams, L.B. Williams Jr., Matthew West, Paul West, Keith Blassingame, Vernon Blassingame and Dale Owens. Born in Lake City and a longtime resident of Jonesboro, he was retired from Singer Manufacturing and of the Assembly of God belief. Survivors include his wife, Geraldine Rieathbaum of the home; four sons, Harold Wayne Rieathbaum and Kenneth Ray Rieathbaum, both of Jonesboro, Billy Joe Rieathbaum of Harrisburg and Carl Edward Rieathbaum of Crestview, FL; two daughters, Brenda West of Harrisburg and Freda Johnson of Jonesboro; four brothers, Virgil Rieathbaum of Oil Center, NM, Donald Rieathbaum of Cabot, Carty Rieathbaum and Jerry Rieathbaum, both of Harrisburg; four sisters, Evelyn Thomason of Lepanto, Christine Steele and Florene Holt, both of Cabot, and Katherine Depriest of Harrisburg; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

MRS. ROBBBINS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 6-4-2000)

Mrs. Georgia Louise Robbins, 71, of Earle, died Thursday at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born in Harrisburg, she was of the Pentecostal belief. A homemaker, she had lived in Twist her entire life. Survivors include three sons, Richard Robbins and Ronnie Robbins, both of Twist, and Tandy Robbins of Ohio; five daughters, Donna Winters of Cheyenne, WY, Fran Holloway of Jonesboro, Brenda Robbins of Michigan, and Tabitha Griffith and Marie Bushong, both of Turrell; two brothers, L.V. Costner of Handford, Calif., and Ollie Gene Costner of Harrisburg; five sisters, Mattielou Sweat of Little Rock, Sue Summers, Modine Brown and Patsy Heineman, all of Harrisburg, and Linda Webb of Jonesboro; 25 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1 Saturday afternoon at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with Martha Love officiating. Burial was in Boliver Cemetery, with grandsons serving as pallbearers.

MRS. ROBERTS   

(The Jonesboro Evening Sun, March 20, 1964)

Mrs. Cora Roberts, 84, of Lepanto died this morning at her home She had lived in Lepanto 40 years. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. C.E. Broadway, Mrs. Bessie Maynard, both of Lepanto, and Mrs. Effie Kitchen of Long Beach; four sons, Walter Lee Roberts of Lepanto, Tommy Roberts, Henry Roberts, both of St. Louis, and Willard Roberts of San Antonio, and a sister, Mrs. Myrtle Brannon of Etowah. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Emerson and Sons Funeral Home in charge. Burial was in Potter Memorial Cemetery

MRS. RODGERS   

(Trumann Democrat, 3-8-2000)

Mrs. Della Ann Rodgers, 55, of 125 Jennifer St., Trumann, died March 3, 2000, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mrs. Rodgers was born Sep. 23, 1944, in Jonesboro and lived most of her life in Trumann. She was a nurse's aide and had worked for the Arkansas Area Agency on Aging. Mrs. Rodgers was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Trumann. She was preceded in death by one grandchild, Jarrod Lee Rodgers and was the daughter of the late Jessie and Bessie Pierce Williams. Mrs. Rodgers is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Gayla Ann Greer of Trumann; three sons, Charles Victor Rodgers and Steven Brian Rodgers, both of Elkhart, IN, and Tony Wayne Rodgers of Trumann; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Vickers of Jonesboro and Mrs. Patsy Vickers of Trumann; two brothers, James Williams and Bobby Williams, both of Trumann; and ten grandchildren. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Thompson Funera Home in Trumann, with Rev. Kenneth Green officiating. Burial followed at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery in Jonesboro. Pallbearers were Victor Rodgers, Steven Rodgers, Tony Rodgers, Anthony Greer, James Williams and Kelly Vickers.

MRS. RODGERS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, Sat., July 12, 2003)

Monica Bridges Rodgers, 51, of Blytheville, formerly of Harrisburg, died Thursday, July 10, near Harrisburg. Born at Harrisburg, she was a 1969 graduate of Harrisburg High School and a member of the Caraway Chapel in Jonesboro. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth Rodgers of the home; one son, Burt Harrison of Bono; one daughter, Ashleigh Holland of Forrest City; one sister; Vickie Evans of Mountain Home; two brothers, Fred Bridges and Donald Bridges, both of Harrisburg; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, G.L. "Tickle" Bridges and Julia Mae Cooper Bridges, and one brother. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Don Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

MRS. ROE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 3-23-2000)

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Gertrude Burks Roe, 87, of Marked Tree, who died Monday at Baptist Hospital in Osceola, will be at 2 this afternoon at Tyronza United Methodist Church with Rev. Joe Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in the Tyronza Cemetery under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home of Tyronza. Born in the Black Oak community, she was a homemaker and a longtime resident of Tyronza. She was active in the United Methodist Church, where she began teaching Sunday school at age 14 and served as secretary of the United Methodist Women. Survivors include three sons, George W. Burks Sr. of Erin, TN, Marion E. Burks and Ray H. Burks, both of Tyronza; two grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

MRS. RORIE   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 4-16-2000)

Mrs. Merlie Rorie, 92y, of Jonesboro, died Saturday at Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include four sons, Eunis Rorie and Frank Rorie, both of Ponca City, OK, Carl Rorie of Jonesboro and Donald Rorie of Kennewick, WA; four daughters, Velma Payne of Leland, MS, Selma Woods of Marked Tree, Jean Davis of Jonesboro and Donnie Sue Miller of Meeker, OK; two sisters, Edna Ramsey of Denver, CO, Ezia Fletcher of Odessa, TX; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, K.H. Rorie, one son, one daughter, one brother, one sister and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be Monday afternoon at 1 at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro, with Rev. Craig Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow at Marked Tree Cemetery. Grandsons and sons-in-law will serve as pallbearers. For lasting memorials the family asks that donations be made a charity of the donor's choice.

MRS. ROWLAND   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-1-2001)

Mrs. Leotia Vae Daniels Rowland, 92, of Newport, died here Wednesday. Born at Murray, Ky., she was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include two sons, William Dale Rowland and L.W. "Dub" Rowland, both of Newport; two daughters, Joyce Arlene Coleman of Newport and Daisey M. Bailey of St. Charles, MO; two stepdaughters, Addie Thompson of Waldenburg and Mary Strickland of El Paso, TX; two sisters, Grace Mitchell of Grubbs and Ruby Overfield of Cash; 21 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Gatlin Rowland, a stepson, two stepdaughters and one brother. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Jackson's Newport Funeral Home chapel, with the Revs. Jim Lemmons and Carl Rider officiating. Burial will follow in Holloway Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will include Charles Tennyson, E.G. Howard, Bud Wright, Tommy Clark, Walter Norris and Freddie Ford. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home

MRS. ROSS   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 10-7-2000)

Mrs. Dora Lee Ross, 91, of Marked Tree, died Tuesday at her residence. Born in Tyronza, she lived in Tyronza until she moved to Marked Tree two years ago. She was a member of Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Marked Tree, where she served on the mothers board. Survivors include one daughter, Maddie Lee Jackson of Grand Rapids, MI; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lee Ross. Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Marked Tree, with the Rev. Reginald Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Cherry Bean Cemetery in Tyronza, under the direction of Sims-Woodard Funeral Service in Marked Tree. Pallbearers will be Tyrone Smith, Tony Smith, Willie Brown, Jimmy Swift, Billy Rofe and Terry Carter. Visitation will be held from 4 in the afternoon to 6 Monday evening at the funeral home and from 11 Tuesday morning until time of the service at the church.

RUDOLPH   

(The Modern News, Harrisburg, AR, 3-3-1988 )

Mrs. Lucy Rudolph, 76, of Harrisburg, Route 3, died Tuesday, Feb. 23rd at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. She is survived by her husband, Eli Rudolph; three sons, Richard Rudolph of Tacoma, WA, Robert Rudolph of Melbourne and Miles Rudolph of Harrisburg; two daughters, Mrs. Laura Lester of Marked Tree and Mrs. Mary Bunn of Chicago, IL; a sister, Mrs. Nina Pearson of Chicago, IL; 18 grandchildren and 13 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 1:00 Saturday afternoon, Feb. 27th, at the Faith Temple Church of God in Christ in Harrisburg with Rev. R.L. Stafford officiating. Burial was in the Harrisburg Cemetery. Sims-Woodard Funeral Services of Marked Tree was in charge of arrangement.

RUFFIN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 2-19-2000; Trumann Democrat, 2-23-2000)

James A. "Peck" Ruffin, 79, 320 Mildred Ave., Trumann, died Thursday (2-17-2000) in St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born Nov. 4, 1920 in Trumann and in early life moved to McCrory. He moved back to Trumann 58 years ago and was a retired millwright for the Singer Co. in Trumann. He was a past Master Mason and member of Trumann Masonic Lodge 693. A retired volunteer member of the Trumann Fire Dept., he was a member of the Trumann Planning and Zoning Comm., past member of the Poinsett Co. Rescue Squad and of the Providence Baptist Church in Trumann and was everyone's favorite fish cooker. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Caitlyn Ruffin, in 1996; two sisters, two brothers and was the son of the late James Elbert and Minnie Thompson Ruffin. Surviving are his wife, Lucille Ruffin of the home; two daughters, Billie Rogstad of Nesbit, MS, and Patsy Carter of Trumann; two sons, Dan Ruffin of Gallatin, TN, and Rick Ruffin of Franklin,TN; one sister, Wilma Shadwick of Harrisburg; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with Bobby Brooks officiating. Burial will be in Jonesboro Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Jamey Carter, Rusty Jones, Randy Walker, Gary Goodwin, Paul Bingham, Tim Moody and Tim Walker. Honorary pallbearers will be Logan Ruffin, Trevor Blasingame, Trent Moody, Travis Moody, Trey Moody, Dustin Jones, Adam Walker, Chance Walker, Tyler Goodwin, Chris Long, Michael Rogstad and Patrick Rogstad. Visitation will be from 5 this afternoon until 8 this evening at the funeral home.


MR. RUTHVEN   

(The Jonesboro Sun, 8-7-2001)

Clifton Junior Ruthven, 72, of Marked Tree died August 5, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was a farmer and member of the Central Baptist Church of Marked Tree. Survivors include his wife Thelma Ruthven of Marked Tree; two sons, Richard Ruthven and Larry Wayne Ruthven, both of Marked Tree; a sister, Shirley Champion of Marked Tree; a brother, Tommy Kemp of Marked Tree; nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wedneday at the Central Baptist Church in Marked Tree, with Rev. Chad Stoddard officiating. Burial will follow in Potter Memorial Cemetery at Lepanto under the direction of Murphy Funeral Home of Marked Tree. Pallbearers will be Deveral Simmons, Donald Rhinehart Sr., Danny Johnson, Ritter Arnold, Dale Adamson, and Ott Orr.