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Henry "Hank" Ihnfeldt (01/19/17)
TRUMANN - Mr. Henry Carl "Hank" Ihnfeldt of Trumann departed this life on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at the family residence at the age of 82. He was born Wednesday, September 12, 1934 in Coppell, Tex., and had lived in Trumann since 1975. He was a retired District Manager for the former Singer Distribution Center, a US Army veteran, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Trumann. He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Herman and Erma Hazel Underwood Ihnfeldt...
James Passmore (01/19/17)
TRUMANN - Mr. James George Passmore, 79, departed this life on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Mr. Passmore was born in Thola, Ark., and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was a retired Singer employee for 36 years and last worked at the Singer Distribution Center, veteran of Army National Guard, and of the Baptist faith. ...
Scott Inzer (01/19/17)
TRUMANN - Mr. Scott Inzer departed this life on Monday, January 16, 2017 at UAMS in Little Rock, Ark., at the age of 44. He was born Wednesday, February 16, 1972 in Harrisburg, Ark. and had lived most of his lifetime in the Trumann and Jonesboro area. Mr. Inzer was a warehouse supervisor for Kenney Mfg. and of the Assembly of God faith...
Harold Bogan (01/19/17)
BROOKLAND - Mr. Harold Omel Bogan departed this life Saturday, January 14, 2016, at the family residence at the age of 73. He was born Sunday, August 8, 1943 in Silverwood, Mich. and was of the Pentecostal faith. Mr. Bogan was a pastor and an army veteran of the Vietnam era. He was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Bogan and his parents, Omel J and Eddie Irene Stevens Bogan...
Gerald Shetrone (01/16/17)
TRUMANN - Mr. Gerald Eugene Shetrone, 52, departed this life Monday, January 9, 2017 in Trumann. He was born in Versailles, Ky. and lived in Trumann the last year and was formerly of West Plains, Mo. He was a US Navy veteran, a truck driver and escort driver for SEF Pilot Company. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Tina Brewer; four brothers, Danny, Carl, Clyde, and Floyd Jr. and his parents, Sanford Floyd and Mary Ellen Brooks Shetrone, Sr...
Melba Wood (01/03/17)
TRUMANN - Melba Laverne Rinehart Wood peacefully passed away on December 31, 2016 at the age of 93. She was surrounded by her loving family, in the comfort of her home. She was born December 27, 1923 to Reuben Lee Rinehart and Ruby Beatrice Wilkerson Rinehart in Hickory Flat, Miss. ...
Imogene Stacy Qualls (01/03/17)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Imogene Stacy Qualls 85, of Trumann departed this life on Friday, December 30, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born November 4, 1931 in Jonesboro and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a housewife, member of the Eastern Star and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Patty Stacy, two sisters, one brother and her parents, Plez and Veronia B. Sullins Taylor...
Imogene Muse (01/02/17)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Imogene Cunningham Muse departed this life on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro, Ark. at the age of 86. Mrs. Muse was born to the late Grover Cleveland and Myrtle Mae Kirby Cunningham. Mrs. Muse was an employee of Trumann Drug for 38 years and a member of the First Christian Church and a lifetime resident of Trumann. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen A. Muse, two sisters, two brothers and her parents...
Ovella Secrease (01/02/17)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Charity Ovella Wood Secrease departed this life Thursday, December 29, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. at the age of 93. She was born February 20, 1923 in Tishomingo, Miss., to the late George A. and Mary Thorn Wood, and had live most of her lifetime in Trumann. ...
Connie Holmes (12/27/16)
JONESBORO - Mrs. Connie Baker Holmes departed this life on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at the family residence at the age of 61. Mrs. Holmes was born August 2, 1955 in Trumann and lived most of her lifetime in the Jonesboro and Trumann area. She worked for the Trumann School District as the cafeteria manager for 28 1/2 years and was a member Central Community Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, James Floyd and Edna Marie Qualls Baker...
Paul "Joe" Carter (12/27/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. Paul Wayne "Joe" Carter departed this life on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at Rector Nursing Home at the age of 72. Mr. Carter was born in Hatchie Coon, and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Carter was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Faye Loggains Carter; one sister, Vivian I. "Sally" Staten; one uncle, Paul J. Weaks and was the son of the late Grady R. "G.R." and Maxine Lizzie Weaks Carter...
DeeAnna Phillips (12/20/16)
WYNNE - Ms. DeeAnna Phillips departed this life on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark., at the age of 57. She was born Thursday, September 24, 1959 in Trumann, Ark., to late Louis Van and Geneva Walker Phillips and had lived most of her lifetime in Cross County and was of the Pentecostal faith. She was preceded in death by her parents...
Dallas Tarver (12/15/16)
TRUMANN - Mr. Dallas Wayne Tarver departed this life Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the family residence in Trumann at the age of 80. Mr. Tarver was born Monday, July 6, 1936 in Manila and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was a retired brick layer. He was preceded in death by one sister, Phylis Flanagan and his parents, Jack and Elsie Rollins Tarver...
Molly Grojean (12/14/16)
ATASCOCITA, TEXAS -- Ms. Molly Elizabeth Grojean departed this life Friday, December 9, 2016, in Houston, Texas at the age of 45. Ms. Grojean was born December 26, 1970 in West Memphis, Ark. Ms. Grojean was an executive assistant at OCTG LLC. and of the Methodist faith...
Marsha Gallion (12/14/16)
MARKED TREE - Mrs. Marsha Lynn Gallion departed this life Monday, December 12, 2016 at the age of 60. Mrs. Gallion was born September 8, 1956 in Lepanto. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Lepanto. Mrs. Gallion is survived by her husband, Jimmy Gallion; one daughter, Beth (B.J.) Wallace of Jonesboro; three sons, James David and Brandon Massey both of Marked Tree and Josh (Stacia) Gallion of Jonesboro; six sisters, Janet (Junior) Laden of Harrisburg, Gail Shempert (King Tiu) of Houston, Tex., Pam Day of Lepanto, Jennifer Elrod (Jeff Lynch) of Wilson, Lisa (Kevin) McLean of Manila and Stephanie Ezekeil of Wilson; five grandchildren, Hannah Croney, Bridger Wallace, Ethan Gallion, Chaney Gallion and Cross Gallion and her mother, Georgia Rodgers. ...
Carnell Henley (12/14/16)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Carnell Collier Henley, 89, of Trumann departed this life Monday, December 12, 2016, at the family residence. She was born in Marked Tree, Ark., and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a retired school teacher and a member of Maple Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Henley was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Howard" Henley; daughter-in-law Ann Henley; son-in-law, Jerry Neal; two sisters, seven brothers and her parents, William Earnest and Mary Leona Sharp Collier...
Julia Francis (12/13/16)
TRUMANN - Julia Pauline Zarsky (Jinger) Francis, 92, left this Earthly life on Thursday, December 8, 2016. She was born on February 9, 1924 in Dorothy, Penn. to Wasel and Anna Zarsky (Jinger). Julia's parents were immigrants of Austria and Ukraine. She was of the Catholic belief, an Oblate of St. ...
Christine Gilley (12/13/16)
MARKED TREE - Mrs. Christine Gilley departed this life Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the age of 74. Mrs. Gilley was born June 8, 1942 in Grenada, Miss. to Jesse and Virgie Robertson. She was a housewife. Mrs. Gilley was preceded in death by her husband, Milton Gilley; one son, Tommy Gilley; one grandson, Barry Easley; one great-grandson, Bryson Sparks; four brothers and her parents...
Connie Jones (12/07/16)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Connie Sue Jones departed this life Thursday, December 1, 2016 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 64. She was born Saturday, May 17, 1952 in Lepanto and had lived in Trumann since 1994 and was formerly of Marked Tree. She was a retired nurse and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by one great grandson, Zane May; two brothers, Billy Jo Smith and Jackie Smith and her parents, A.C. and Opal Irene Birdno Smith...
Patsy Payton (12/07/16)
MARKED TREE - Mrs. Patsy Darlene Payton departed this life Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the age of 61. Mrs. Payton was born February 24, 1955 in Tyronza to Carter and Clara Payton. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. Mrs. Payton is survived by one sister, Judy Payton of Virginia Beach, Va.; four brothers, James Payton, Benny Payton, David Payton all of Marked Tree and Terry Payton of Gaston, Ala. ...
Rachel Pate (12/07/16)
LEPANTO - Mrs. Rachel Lee Pate departed this life Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Jonesboro at the age of 86. Mrs. Pate was born May 23, 1930 in Newport to John and Ruth Morrison. She was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. Mrs. Pate is survived by two daughters, Barbara Gossage of Mulberry and Linda Gossage of Lepanto; three sons, Johnny Pate, Curtis Pate and Kenneth Pate all of Lepanto; one sister, Gracie Davis of Harrisburg; ten grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren. ...
Charles Gill (12/07/16)
TYRONZA - Mr. Charles Uriah Gill departed this life Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the age of 78. Mr. Gill was born July 13, 1938 in Tyronza to Hardin and Hester Gill. He was a baker for Wonder Bread in Memphis and manager for the Tyronza Cemetery. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Tyronza...
Janice Jones (12/07/16)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Janice Lavon Jones departed this life Tuesday, November 29, 2016, in Jonesboro at the age of 59. Mrs. Jones was born September 8, 1957 in Marked Tree to Amos Lord and Rebecca Mitchell. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Trumann...
Dennis Warner Jr. (11/28/16)
TYRONZA - Mr. Dennis Wayne Warner, Jr. departed this life Friday, November 25, 2016 in McLeansboro, Ill. at the age of 43. Mr. Warner was born October 11, 1973 in West Memphis to Dennis and Phyllis Warner. Mr. Warner was a truck driver for Empire Express and of the Pentecostal faith...
Pearlie Mae Snow (11/23/16)
MARKED TREE - Mrs. Pearlie Mae (Anderson) Snow departed this life Tuesday, November 15, 2016, in Russellville, Ark. at the age of 57. Mrs. Snow was born June 2, 1959 in Holly Springs, Miss. to Pearson and Mary McKinney Anderson. She was a homemaker and a member of Hudsonville and Anderson Chapel...
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