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Clara Hand (03/25/15)
MARKED TREE - Mrs. Clara Lee Hand, 93, of Marked Tree passed away at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro Sunday, March 22, 2015. Mrs. Hand was born June 18, 1921 to Alvie and Mae Dover Wilson in Florence, Ala. Mrs. Hand was a member of the Central Baptist church in Marked Tree, enjoyed reading her Bible and attending church, loved to read books of all kinds, and loved spending time with her family...
Shirley McCorkle (03/25/15)
MARKED TREE - Shirley McCorkle, 72, of Marked Tree passed from this life on Sunday, March 15, 2015 in Booneville, Mo. She was born on November 30, 1942 to Morris and Virginia Aliene Helms Phillips. She was a mother, sister and grandmother and she also worked at Mid South in Marked Tree for over 12 years...
Betty Lou Long (03/25/15)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Betty Lou Bivens Long of Trumann died Friday, March 20, 2015 at Baptist East in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 67. She was born Monday, November 24, 1947 in Trumann and was a lifetime resident of Trumann, was a cook for several restaurants in Trumann and of the Protestant faith. Mrs. Long was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie O'Neal Long; one grandson, Austin Michael Burchell; and her parents, Louie Wade and Hattie Rowena Ursery Bivens...
Marguerite Stacy (03/18/15)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Marguerite Viola Stacy, 84, of Trumann died Monday, March 16, 2015 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. She was born in Trumann, Ark., and lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a former member of the Order of The Eastern Star, in past years she worked at Humphreys Jewelry Store and was a manager of the jewelry dept. ...
Keith Swink (03/17/15)
Mr. Warren Keith Swink of Trumann died Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 62 years, 4 months and 8 days. He was born Monday, November 3, 1952 in Trumann, Ark., and had lived his lifetime in Trumann. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Viva Drive Church of Christ. Mr. Swink was preceded in death by his parents, J.L. and Gladys Tucker Swink, Jr...
Evelyn Wood (03/17/15)
HARLINGEN, TEX. - Evelyn F. Wood (88) passed away early Sunday morning March 15, 2015. She was a resident of Canterbury Court, Harlingen, Tex. She was born Easter Sunday, April 4, 1926 to Hugh and Thelma (Parks) Fowler at Ennis, Tex. She is survived by her husband of seventy-one years Winston Wood. ...
Kathlyn "Kacky" Yarbrough (03/17/15)
VESTAVIA, ALA. - Kathlyn, "Kacky", Williams Yarbrough, 83, of Vestavia, Ala. and formerly of Trumann, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2015 while attempting recovery from emergency surgery at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. She is survived by her son Tommy Yarbrough (Donna) of Cherokee Village and Ferrell Hinds (Jean) of Memphis; three granddaughters Ann Marie Karaki (Don) of the home, Elizabeth D'Alessandro (Adam) of Lillington, N.C. ...
Maggie Callison (03/17/15)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Maggie Marquerite Tatum Callison, 85, of Trumann died Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the Three Rivers Nursing Center in Marked Tree. Mrs. Callison was born June 9, 1929 in Desha and had live most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a retired employee of the Singer Company in Trumann and of the Christian faith. Mrs. Callison was preceded in death by one brother, John Marvin Martin. She was the daughter of the late Lee Roy and Linda Jones Martin...
John Martin (03/17/15)
TRUMANN - Mr. John Marvin Martin of Trumann died Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Arlington Cove in Trumann at the age of 79. He was born July 10, 1935 in Desha and was a lifetime resident of Trumann. He was retired from the City of Trumann and Singer Company and a member of First Christian Church in Trumann. He was preceded in death by one sister, Marguerite Tatum Callison; and his parents, Lee Roy and Liona May Jones Martin...
Vivian Hinds Presley (03/17/15)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Vivian Hinds Presley, 90, of Trumann died Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Place in Jonesboro. Mrs. Presley was born in Hergett, Ark. and lived most of her life in Trumann. She spent the last seven years as a resident of St. Elizabeth Place in Jonesboro. ...
Sarah Thorn (03/17/15)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Sarah Carolyn Thorn, 72, of Trumann died Monday, March 9, 2015, at the family residence in Trumann. She was born in Cash and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. Mrs. Thorn was a retired clerk and a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Thorn; three sisters; one brother; and her parents, Elmer Clarence and Carrie Alma Webster Dunman...
Tiffany Benton (03/11/15)
LEPANTO -- Tiffany Nicole Benton of Lepanto passed away March 6, 2015 at the age of 27. Tiffany was the daughter of James Dale Jones of Lepanto and Lois Johnson of Paragould. She was born in Lepanto and was a homemaker. She is survived by her parents; her son James Wesley Benton of Lepanto; grandmother Vonetta Maness of Jonesboro; sister Crystal Gail Jones of Lepanto; two half-sisters Jamie Dawn Jones of Trumann and Melissa Ann Frre of West Virginia; and one half-brother Jeremy Jones of Trumann. ...
John Carson (03/11/15)
MARKED TREE -- John Thomas Carson of Marked Tree, died Feb. 28, 2015 at Three Rivers in Marked Tree at the age of 98. Mr. Carson was born July 22, 1916 in Lepanto to Jess and Estella Robertson Carson. He was a Methodist. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Georgia Carson; one grandson Curtis Carson; one son-in-law Buckie Fires; two sisters Pauline Harris and Lucille Nash; and three brothers Chester, Carlos and Mann Carson. ...
Billy Byrd (03/11/15)
MARKED TREE -- Billy Byrd, 82, of Marked Tree passed away at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro on Feb. 28, 2015. Mr. Byrd was a farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife Elsie Lucille Byrd; two step-daughters Doris Watkins and Marie Sipes; and one half-sister Betty Green. ...
Billy Young (03/11/15)
SMITHVILLE -- Billy L. Young, age 80, of Smithville, Ark. passed away March 2, 2015 at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Young was born in Kentucky, was a truck driver and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Smithville. He was preceded in death by three sisters Clella Young, Etta Young and Ola Young; and five brothers George Young, Willie Young, Roy Young, Estel Young and Denver Young. ...
Georgia Barnett (03/11/15)
MARKED TREE -- Georgia Anne Barnett of Marked Tree passed away at Three Rivers Nursing and Rehabilitation Feb. 28, 2015 at the age of 80. She was born in Jefferson County, Ala. and was a homemaker. Mrs. Barnes was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by one daughter Joyce Ann Self of Birmingham, Ala.; one son James Wade Smith of Acworth, Ga.; and one sister Francis Willis of Georgia. All services were private with Wilson Funeral Home of Osceola in charge of arrangements...
George Presley (03/11/15)
TURMANN - George Eric Presley of Trumann passed away March 6, 2015 at the age of 42. Mr. Presley was born in Jonesboro to George "Buster" and Linda Presley of Trumann. He was a lifetime resident of Trumann, a truck driver and a member of N.R.A. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his grandparents J.C. and Aileen Rogers and Elbert and Evelyn Presley...
Donnis Brown (03/11/15)
HARRISBURG - Donnis M. Brown, 69, of Harrisburg, passed away on March 9, 2015 at NEA Baptist Hospital. She was born March 4, 1946 in Harrisburg to the late Amos Monroe and Lucille Bernice Dorris Brown. Donnis worked for Parker-Hannifin in Trumann. She was of the Church of Christ belief and loved her sons and her pets...
Mildred McClung (03/11/15)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Mildred Elizabeth "Nandy" McClung of Trumann died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 87. Mrs. McClung was born in Hazen, Ark. and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann, and was formerly of Harrisburg. ...
Jerry Easter (03/11/15)
TRUMANN - Mr. Jerry Chester "Check" Easter, 85, of Trumann, died March 7, 2015 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Mr. Easter was born in Trumann and lived most of his lifetime in the Trumann and Marked Tree area. He was a former manager of the Federal Compress, a driver for Area on Aging, worked for the City of Trumann, and owned & operated the Pro Golf Shop in Manila, Ark., and of the Baptist faith. ...
Johnny Montgomery (03/11/15)
TRUMANN - Mr. Johnny Lane Montgomery, of Trumann died March 4, 2015 at the family residence at the age of 64. He was born in Mantachie, Miss., and had lived in Trumann for the past 29 years and was formerly of Marked Tree. He served in the Army and was a Vietnam Veteran, on the Resident Council of the Trumann Housing Authority, former member of the American Legion Post 42, former Mason, and of the Baptist faith. ...
Wayne Hinds (03/11/15)
TRUMANN - Mr. Wayne Wesley Hinds, 77, of Trumann died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the family residence. He was born November 27, 1937 in Trumann where he remained a lifetime resident. He was the General Manager and Executive Secretary of Drainage District #7, and a member of the Lower Mississippi Valley Flood Control Association. ...
Elmer Joe Nichols (03/11/15)
Elmer Joe Nichols, a native of Lepanto, passed away Dec. 29, 2014. Mr. Nichols was the son of Elmer and Lucille Nichols and was a graduate of Lepanto High School. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Freddie Nichols and Don Nichols; son Joe Nichols, Jr.; sister Phyliss Nichols; and two stepsons...
Charles Nix (03/10/15)
Mr. Charles Daniel Nix, 68, of Harrisburg departed this life, March 7, 2015 at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Charles was born January 25, 1947 in Harrisburg, Arkansas the son of Charles L. and Wilma (Jones) Nix. His father preceded him in death. ...
Sylvia Faulk (03/03/15)
JONESBORO - Sylvia L. "Mamaw" Faulk, 96, of Jonesboro, passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at her home. She was born September 17, 1918 in White County to the late Edwin and Clearace Cotton Ballentine. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. She loved reading, sewing, playing domino's, and spending time with friends and family...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • Terry Pratchett
    Sir Terry Pratchett was an English writer who specialized in fantasy novels. His massive Discworld series, about a world contained in a flat disc resting atop elephants (and a turtle), contains 40 books. Pratchett’s work was comic and satirical, and he was prolific. His books have sold over 85 million copies worldwide.
  • Windell Middlebrooks
    Windell Middlebrooks was an actor, who appeared on numerous television shows including Body of Proof, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Parks and Recreation, Scrubs, ER, Entourage, Hannah Montana, and others. He was also recognizable from Miller High Life commercials.
  • Sam Simon
    Sam Simon was an American writer, director, and cartoonist best known as a co-creator of the longest-running sitcom in television history, The Simpsons. Simon was integral in getting the show off the ground, and stuck around for four season before leaving the show in 1993. Before that, Simon had worked as a writer and producer […]
  • Daniel von Bargen
    Daniel von Bargen was an actor best known for his role as Mr. Kruger on Seinfeld and Commandant Edwin Spangler on Malcolmn in the Middle. He also appeared in a number of films including London Betty, RoboCop 3, Basic Instinct, Broken Arrow, Universal Soldier: The Return, Truman, The Majestic, Philadelphia, A Civil Action, Thinner, O […]
  • Leonard Nimoy
    Leonard Nimoy was an American actor, best known for his portrayal of Spock in the original Star Trek TV series, and later in additional series and films. Nimoy was a prolific actor outside of Star Trek, however, having roles in over 130 movies, TV shows, and video games. Nimoy was also a poet and a […]
  • Movita Castaneda
    Movita Castaneda was an actress who appeared in films like Flying Down to Rio (1933) and Mutiny on the Bounty (1935). She was the second wife of actor Marlon Brando and mother of Miko Castaneda Brando and Rebecca Brando Kotlizky
  • Lesley Gore
    Lesley Gore was a singer, songwriter, actress and activist known best for the song “It’s My Party”. Other notable songs included “Judy’s Turn to Cry” and “You Don’t Own Me”.
  • Louis Jourdan
    Louis Jourdan was an actor best known for roles in The Paradine Case (1947), Letter from an Unknown Woman, Gigi, The Best of Everything, The V.I.P.s and Octopussy.
  • Taylor Negron
    Taylor Negron was an actor and comedian who appeared in over 120 films and TV shows. On the big screen, Negron is best known for roles in Angels in the Outfield, Better Off Dead, Bio-dome, Fast Times and Ridgemont High, Stuart Little, and Nothing but Trouble. On the small screen, Negron had guest roles on […]
  • Greg Plitt
    Greg Plitt was an American model and actor, best known for being on Bravo’s TV series Work Out. As a model, he was a spokesperson for various fitness/beauty products such as Old Spice, Under Armour, Bowflex, and Calvin Klein.