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Michael Witt (08/26/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. Michael Lee Witt, of Trumann, died August 22, 2014 at the family residence at the age of 53. Mr. Witt was born in Harrisburg and had lived most of his lifetime in the Trumann and Harrisburg area. He was a river boat operator and of the Baptist faith. Mr. Witt was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Lynn Witt and was the son of the late Richard Oneal and Betty Jo Clem Witt...
Jennifer Morgan (08/26/14)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Jennifer "Jenny" Morgan of Trumann died August 20, 2014 at the family residence at the age of 68 years. She was born in Oxford, England and lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was retired from Unico Bank and a member of Eastside Baptist Church. ...
Paul Addison, Jr. (08/19/14)
BAY - Mr. Paul Dewaine Addison Jr. of Bay died August 14, 2014 at the family residence at the age of 55. He was born in Memphis, Tenn., and had lived most of his lifetime in the Bay and Trumann area. Mr. Addison was an electrician and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Dewayne Addison Sr. and Step-father, Carroll Shoopman...
William "Shorty" Hargrove (08/19/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. William Edward "Shorty" Hargrove, of Trumann died Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Arlington Cove Nursing Center in Trumann at the age of 99 years 9 months and 7 days. He was born in Ardmore, Ala., to the late Buster and Emma Clem Hargrove, and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. ...
Joyce Martin (08/19/14)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Joyce Janetta Martin, 78, of Trumann died August 13, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 78. Mrs. Martin was born in Trumann and lived her lifetime in Trumann. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by one sister, Hazel McPherson; one brother, Yeuin A. Baker; and her parents, Charles Albert and Willie Etter Chambis Baker...
Edith Brown (08/13/14)
TRUMANN - Edith Arlene Snearly Brown, of Trumann, formerly of Harrisburg, departed this life on August 5, 2014 in West Memphis, at the age of 83. She was born October 25, 1930 in Jasper, Ark. to Alva Olen and Alpha Nichols Snearly. She married Arvel Brown November 13, 1948 and they enjoyed 51 years together before his death in 1999...
Joann Hisaw (08/13/14)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Joann Barnes Hisaw of Trumann died August 9, 2014 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 76. She was born in Newport to the late Willie and Minnie Pearl Cook Barnes. Mrs. Hisaw had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann, was a housewife and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Trumann. ...
Joseph Cooksey, Jr. (08/13/14)
TYRONZA - Joseph "Lil Joe" Cooksey Jr., 32, of Tyronza passed away August 8, 2014. He is preceded in death by his sister Shannon Cooksey; and his grandparents Aubrey and Bessie Lee Morgan and Elmer and Mary Cooksey. He is survived by one son Sawyer Cooksey; one daughter Havyn Cooksey; his parents Joseph Cooksey Sr. and Betty Jo Morgan Cooksey; one brother Seth Cooksey; his long time girlfriend Casey Fields; and many friends and family...
Marie Huckabee (08/13/14)
LEPANTO -- Marie Jean Huckabee of Lepanto passed away July 29, 2014. She was born in Benton Harbor, Mich. to James Henry Morgan and Bernice Edith Morgan. Mrs. Huckabee was a homemaker and of the Christian faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; and one daughter Tina Marie Needler. ...
Thomas Baine (08/13/14)
TYRONZA -- Thomas Carlton Baine of Tyronza passed away July 31, 2014 at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 61. He was born in Hot Springs to David and Lois Baine. Mr. Baine was an EMT Technician with the Tyronza Fire Department and a member of the 1st Pentecostal Church in Tyronza. ...
Irene Maglothin Adams (07/30/14)
KIMBERLING CITY, MO. - Irene Lee Adams, Kimberling City, Missouri, daughter of George Arthur and Carrie Irene (Pate) Maglothin, was born in Nettleton and departed this life July 10, 2014, at the age of 88. Mrs. Adams had lived in Trumann and St. Louis before moving to Kimberling City where she lived for the past 14 years. She was of the Baptist faith...
James Hill (07/30/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. James Allen Hill, died July 23, 2014 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 53. He was born in Finger, Tenn., to the late Bill and Idell Davis Hill and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Hill was a former employee of Arkansas Glass Inc., a veteran of the U.S. Army and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Hill and his parents...
James Frazier (07/30/14)
TRUMANN - James "Jim" Clifton Frazier, 73, of Trumann died July 26, 2014 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Frazier was born January 24, 1941 in Strayhorn, Miss. to Clifton and Jewell Frazier. Mr. Frazier graduated from Earle High School in Earle. ...
Aaron Dean Vaden (07/30/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. Aaron Dean Vaden, 79, of Trumann died July 26, 2014 at the Flo & Phil Hospice House in Jonesboro. He was born in Trumann and had lived in Jonesboro for the past 24 years before moving back to Trumann one year ago and was formerly of Illinois. ...
Mayo Reeves (07/30/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. Mayo Theodore Reeves, 91, of Trumann died July 28, 2014 at the family residence in Trumann. He was born in Trumann and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Reeves was a retired farmer, a veteran of U.S. Army serving in World War II and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Marie Pipkin Reeves; one sister; three brothers; and his parents, Lonnie and Sarah Elizabeth Wienecke Reeves...
Ricky Wheeler (07/23/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. Ricky Gene Wheeler of Trumann died Monday, July 21, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 45. Mr. Wheeler was born in West Memphis and had lived his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Wheeler was self-employed working in heat and air and was of the Pentecostal faith. ...
Don Stracener (07/23/14)
CHARLESTON, MO. - Don W. Stracener, age 68, died July 15, 2014, at his residence in rural Charleston, MO. He was born in Tyronza to the late Charles and Pauline O'Dell Stracener. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #511 in Pleasant Plains, Ark., and had worked as Deputy Sheriff of Independence County, Arkansas prior to accepting a position as a truck driver for WalMart, retiring in 1995. ...
James O'Brien (07/23/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. James Carvin O'Brien, 82, went to be with his Father on July 20, 2014 at the family residence in Trumann. Mr. O'Brien was born September 17, 1931 in Oil Trough, Ark., to Ermel and Jennie Fike O'Brien and lived his lifetime in Trumann. He was retired from the City of Trumann Parks Department, former employee of the Singer Company and was a member of the Church of The Lord Jesus Christ of Trumann. ...
Billy Brooks (07/23/14)
PARAGOULD - Mr. Billy Frank Brooks, 57 of Paragould died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Trumann and lived most of his lifetime in the Paragould and Trumann area. He was a houseparent for the Arkansas Baptist Children's Home in Paragould and a member of the Finch Baptist Church near Paragould. Mr. Brooks was preceded in death by one brother, Eddie Lee Brooks, Sr., and his parents Bennie Ray and Viola Vance Brooks...
Paul Savage (07/23/14)
HARRISBURG - Mr. Paul Heath "Hee-Haw" Savage of Harrisburg died July 14, 2014 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 41 years. He was born Sunday, February 4, 1973 in and lived most of his lifetime in Harrisburg. Mr. Savage was an electrician and a member of McCormick Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Joe Savage, Sr...
Tammy Monreal (07/23/14)
GREENBRIAR - Mrs. Tammy Stewart Monreal, 47, of Greenbrier, Ark., died Sunday morning at the family residence in Greenbrier. She was born in and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann before moving to Greenbrier, Ark., eight years ago. She was preceded in death by her mother, Janie Stewart...
G. T. Russell (07/23/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. G.T. Russell of Trumann died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the family residence at the age of 91. He was born October 26, 1922 in Swifton, and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Russell owned and operated Russell's Grocery Store for 20 years and was a former employee of the Singer Company and a farmer, World War II veteran of the U.S. ...
David "Duck" Smith (07/16/14)
TYRONZA -- David "Duck" Smith of Tyronza passed away at his home July 9, 2014 at the age of 70. Mr. Smith was born to Oscar Sheldon Smith and Dena Odell Foster Lambert in Alabama. He was a diesel mechanic and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter; one sister; and one brother, Bubbles Smith. ...
Alvin Gray (07/16/14)
MARKED TREE - Alvin Glenn Gray, 84, of Marked Tree passed away July 12, 2014. He is preceded in death by his parents Finis and Augusta Gray and three siblings. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mary P. "Polly" Gray; two daughters Martha Tacker (Ronald) of Jonesboro and Debbie Howard (Jerry) of Tyronza; four grandchildren Keith Tacker (Nikki), Kelly Tacker, Carrie Brewer (Trevor), Justin Howard (Ashley); six great-grandchildren Tanna Tacker, Shelby Tacker, Jordyn Brewer, Brinley Brewer, Parker Howard, Morgan Brewer; one sister Margaret Huss of Bartlett, Tenn; and one brother Finis "Bunky" Gray (Leona) of Poughkeepsie, Ark. ...
Kathy Lucas (07/16/14)
CONWAY - Kathy Lucas, 60, of Conway passed away July 1, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Billy Lucas; her two sons, Billy Lucas Jr. of Marked Tree and William Lucas of Mebane, N.C.; three grandchildren, Bailey Lucas, Dylan Lucas, and Alexandria Lucas; three sisters, Zettie Croney, Kay Brashears, and Bonnie Franks of Marked Tree; two brothers, Mervin Russell of Warrensville, N.C. and Lee Russell of Marked Tree; a sister-in-law, Stella Russell of Proctor; and numerous nieces and nephews...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • Stephen Lee
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  • Richard Attenborough
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  • Don Pardo
    Don Pardo was a radio and television announcer best known as the guy who said “It’s Saturday Night Live,” and announced the cast on the show for many years. Even after retiring from NBC, he continiued to provide voiceover services for the show. He was a member of the Television Hall of Fame. During his [...]
  • Jay Adams
    Jay Adams was an American skateboarder, though of as one of if not the most influential of all time. He was part of the legendary Z-Boys skating group, and was the subject of the much-acclaimed 2011 documentary Dogtown and Z-Boys and the subsequent dramatization of his story, 2005′s Lords of Dogtown.
  • Edith Flagg
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  • Lauren Bacall
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  • Robin Williams
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  • Marilyn Burns
    Marilyn Burns was an American actress best known for her role in the 70s horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. She also starred in the TV miniseries Helter Skelter, about the Charles Mason trial.
  • Jim Brady
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  • Dick Smith
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