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John Sadler (08/29/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. John Floyd Sadler, departed this life on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the family residence in Trumann at the age of 91. He was born Wednesday, February 4, 1925 in Black Oak, Ark., and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann, Ark. Mr. ...
Charles Phillips (08/29/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. Charles Lindle Phillips, departed this life on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the family residence, at the age of 72. He was born on Monday, February 28, 1944 in Marked Tree, Ark., to the late Buster and Pat Miller Phillips and had lived the last 46 years in Trumann. ...
J.L. Smith (08/25/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. J.L. Smith departed this life Saturday, August 21, 2016, in Jonesboro at the age of 68. Mr. Smith was born June 20, 1948 in Florence, Ala. to Homer and Nellie Scott Smith. He was a farm worker and of the Pentecostal faith. Mr. Smith was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Maness; two sisters, Nancy Smith and Ivydean Russell; a brother, Charles Smith and his parents...
Jimmy Rogers (08/24/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. Jimmy Dale Rogers of Trumann departed this life on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR., at the age of 81. Mr. Rogers was born on Wednesday, July 31, 1935 in Hornersville, Mo., and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann and was a retired Diesel Mechanic and a member of the Trumann Revival Center. Mr. Rogers was preceded in death by one brother, Hobart A. Rogers and his parents, John Phillip "J.P." and Lois Prestridge Rogers...
Bobbie Goodman (08/23/16)
TURRELL - Mrs. Bobbie Gene Goodman departed this life Wednesday, August 17, 2016 in N. Little Rock at the age of 79. Mrs. Goodman was born August 29, 1936 in Waldenburg to Bill and Vonnie White Dickerson. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church in Tyronza...
Joe Pearson, Sr. (08/23/16)
LEPANTO - Mr. Joe Lee Wallace Pearson, Sr. departed this life on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at his home at the age of 67. Mr. Pearson was born November 13, 1948 in Harrisburg to Andrew and Ardelia Williams Pearson. He was a retired truck driver and a member and usher of First Baptist Church in Lepanto...
Jean Wagner (08/18/16)
TYRONZA - Mrs. Jean Savage Wagner, 92, departed this life on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Jonesboro. Mrs. Wagner was born Feb. 12, 1924, in Baldwin, Miss., to James and Mildred Savage. She was a homemaker and member of Broadway Church of Christ of Marked Tree...
Ruth Ford (08/18/16)
MARKED TREE -- Mrs. Ruth "Tina" Clementine Ford departed this life Friday, July 29, 2016 in Jonesboro, Ark. at the age of 83. Mrs. Ford was born May 11, 1933 in Russellville, Ark. to William and Eva Mae Williams Adams. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Berlin "Jack" Ford; two sisters, Eula Wagner and Josie Adams; three brothers, Rudolph, John L. and Billy Adams and her parents...
Harley Kain (08/18/16)
TRUMANN - Harley D. Kain, infant son of Jimmy and Kimberly Scercy Kain, Sr., departed this life Monday, August 8, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Survivors include his parents; two sisters, Angela Kain and Emily Kain; five brothers, Chris Laire, David Laire, Jimmy Kain, Jr., Jesse Kain and Rodney Kain; grandparents, Martha M, Rhoads, Frances Scercy, and Donald and Trisha Kain; and great-grandparents Lloyd and Reda Rhoads...
Margaret Hetler (08/09/16)
HARRISBURG - Mrs. Margaret Janevlyn Hetler of Harrisburg departed this life Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg, Ark., at the age of 75. Mrs. Hetler was born August 1, 1941 in Trumann and lived in Harrisburg for three years and was formerly of Leachville. ...
Kenneth Broadaway (08/04/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. Kenneth Edward Broadaway, 73, of Trumann, Ark., departed this life Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center at the age of 73. Mr. Broadaway was born Monday, February 22, 1943 in Trumann, Ark., and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was an auto mechanic and of the Church of Christ faith. Mr. Broadaway was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin Edward and Fern Caldwell Broadaway...
Lois Walton (08/03/16)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Lois Lenella (Bonds) "Aunt Sal" Walton, 95, of Trumann, departed this life on Sunday, July 31, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 95 years. Mrs. Walton was born Friday, March 25, 1921 in Iuka, Miss., and had lived most of her lifetime in the Trumann area. ...
Elsie Lane (08/03/16)
MARKED TREE - Mrs. Elsie Lane, 79, of Marked Tree, died Sunday, July 31, 2016, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born August 25, 1936 in Savannah, Tennessee, to Taylor and Myrtle Hudson Paulk. She was a homemaker, who enjoyed spending time with family and visiting with friends...
Geneva Rackley (08/02/16)
DYERSBURG, TENN. - Geneva "Marie" Rackley, of Dyersburg, Tenn., passed away July 22, 2016 at the age of 75. She was born in Batesville, was a hair dresser and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her mother Lorine Fincher; and her husband, Bobby Rackley. ...
Billy Joe Greene (07/28/16)
CRAWFORDSVILLE, ARK. -- Billy Joe Greene, of Crawfordsville, Ark., passed away July 25, 2016 at the age of 55. He was born in Harrisburg, was a shop manager, and of the Pentecostal Faith. He was preceded in death by one sister Taresa Walling. Mr. Greene is survived by his parents, Edward and Nadine of Smithville; his wife Robin Greene of the home; one daughter Breanna Greene of Tyronza; four sons Billy Joe Greene, Jr. ...
Carl Armstrong (07/28/16)
ALEXANDER, ARK. -- Carl Wayne Armstrong, 59, passed away July 23 at his residence in Alexander. He was born in Memphis to Winford Scott and Gladys Strickland Armstrong. Mr. Armstrong worked at Walmart. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and two brothers. ...
Earl Pipkin (07/27/16)
JONESBORO - Mr. Earl I. Pipkin, 73, of Jonesboro departed this life on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. Mr. Pipkin was born in New Buffalo, Mich. and had lived most of his lifetime in Jonesboro. He was a welder, factory worker, in the Army National Guard, a farmer, a volunteer fireman and a member of Abundant Life Tabernacle in Bono, Ark. ...
Carl Whitt (07/26/16)
HARRISBURG- Mr. Carl Edgar Whitt of the Central community departed this life on Friday, July 22, 2016 at UAMS in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 73. He was born Friday, March 12, 1943 in McCormick, Ark., and lived most of his life in Trumann and Harrisburg Central community. Mr. Whitt was an Army veteran, a contractor and a Godly man who loved the Lord. Mr. Whitt was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Ed and Mary Magdeline Curton Whitt...
Calvin Blasingame (07/26/16)
TEXAS - Calvin Edward Blasingame, 66, of Stephenville, Tex., passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. Mr. Blasingame was born October 5, 1949 to the late J.M. and Opal Blasingame. He was married to Janice Boyd Blasingame for 45 years. He served his country in the United States Army National Guard for six years and retired from FMC Technologies after 36 years as a machinist. ...
Rhonda Helton (07/26/16)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Rhonda Aston Helton, 62, of Trumann departed this life Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was born in Harrisburg, Ark., Saturday, June 5, 1954 and was a lifetime resident of Trumann. She was a secretary and a member of Parkview Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one brother, Gussie Aston and her father, Era "Bo" Aston...
Virginia Rohwedder (07/26/16)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Virginia G. Rohwedder,76, of Trumann departed this life Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Woodbriar Nursing Home in Harrisburg, Ark. She was born Wednesday, August 9, 1939 in Center, Ark., and had lived most of her life in Trumann. Mrs. Rohwedder was a housewife and of the Greek Eastern Orthodox faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Bernard Rohwedder; a brother, Gerald Star, and her parents, Alvin L. and Martha Venita Denton Sullivan...
Cleo Smith (07/26/16)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Cleo Octave Smith of Trumann departed this life on Monday, July 18, 2016 at her daughters residence in Bono, at the age of 89. Mrs. Smith was born Saturday, March 19, 1927 in Dardanelle, Ark. and lived most of her lifetime in the Trumann and Bay area. She was a housewife and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sir Basil Smith; one son, Jerry Smith; three sisters, four brothers and her parents, Fulton and Vivian Young Williams...
Debra Butler (07/26/16)
JONESBORO - Mrs. Debra Ann "Debbie" Butler, 61, of Jonesboro departed this life on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. Mrs. Butler was born in Peoria, Ill. to the late Floyd Leon and Wilma Louise Owens Butler Tatum and had lived most of her lifetime in Jonesboro and was formerly of Trumann. ...
Phillip Patterson (07/26/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. Phillip Ralph Patterson, 72, of Trumann departed this life on Friday, July 8, 2016 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. Mr. Patterson was born in Osceola, Ark. and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann and was a retired warehouse manager for Delta Industrial Products and of the Christian faith. Mr. Patterson was preceded in death by one brother, Ronnie Patterson and his parents, Raymond I. "Pat" and Esther Bernice Brawley Patterson...
Charles Lowery (07/13/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. Charles J. "Red" Lowery, 83, departed this life on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the family residence in Trumann. He was born Wednesday, August 24, 1932 in Athens, Ala. and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann, Ark. Mr. Lowery was a retired factory worker and a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by two sisters, five brothers and his parents, Horace B. and Emma Lee Turner Lowery...
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