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Rhonda Highfill (09/10/14)
Rhonda is survived by her devoted companion of 20 years, Sammy Hatley Jr. of the home; children, Josh Trimm of Jonesboro, Zachary Highfill of Marked Tree, Sammy Hatley III of Marked Tree; and brother, Steve Bevill of Southaven, Mississippi. Funeral services were August 30 in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. ...
Rhonda Highfill (09/10/14)
Rhonda is survived by her devoted companion of 20 years, Sammy Hatley Jr. of the home; children, Josh Trimm of Jonesboro, Zachary Highfill of Marked Tree, Sammy Hatley III of Marked Tree; and brother, Steve Bevill of Southaven, Mississippi. Funeral services were August 30 in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. ...
Frances Lawson (09/10/14)
Frances loved people, sewing, cooking, and gardening. She had an infectious smile and her eyes lit up at a good joke. Life was not easy, but Frances took it on with determination, hard work, and a spirit to make the best of it. She survived the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and a World War in which her husband served. She leaves behind memories of delicious meals, piles of hand-pieced quilts, table runners, hot pads, and innumerable acts of kindness...
Bobby Fagan (09/10/14)
TRUMANN - Mr. Bobby Lee Fagan of Trumann, died Thursday, August 28, 2014 from injuries received in an automobile accident south of Trumann at the age of 41. He was born 1972 in Jonesboro and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. Mr. Fagan was a Surgical Tech for Le Bonheur Hospital and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by one brother, William Coy Fagan...
Marlen Richardson (09/10/14)
TRUMANN - Mrs. Marlen Irene Richardson, of Trumann, died August 27, 2014 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 63. Mrs. Richardson was born in Schweinfurt, Germany and had lived in Trumann for the past 33 years. Mrs. Richardson was retired from Walmart and of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by one brother...
Sylvia Stark (09/10/14)
WALNUT RIDGE - Sylvia Juanita Rainey Stark, age 93, passed away August 26, 2014 at her home in Walnut Ridge. The youngest and last surviving offspring of Earl P. and Mollie Ellen Frazier Rainey, she was born on May 29, 1921 on Boll Weevil Plantation in Poinsett County, Arkansas...
William Henry (09/10/14)
WEST MEMPHIS - William Douglas Henry, 71, of West Memphis passed away September 5, 2014. He is survived by his daughter Mary Lynn Culpepper of Lakeland, Tenn.; his son, Rickey Edward Henry and his wife Marla of Cabot; his grandchildren, Jamie, Christy, Jennifer, Nicole and William; his step-grandchildren, Sonny, Drake, Cara, James, and Sarah; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Lea and Carolyn Sue; and two brothers Johnny and James "Rickey"...
Thomas Steen (09/10/14)
MARKED TREE -- Thomas Wayne Steen, 76, of Marked Tree, passed away August 17, 2014 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Mr. Steen was born May 7, 1938 to the late William Clay and Bertie Mae James Steen in Corinth, Miss. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing...
Dr. Gregory Sheets (09/10/14)
TRUMANN - Dr. Gregory Lynn Sheets passed away at his residence in Trumann September 1, 2014 at the age of 59. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and lived in several U.S, states and Germany before his father retired from the U.S. Army and the family returned to Arkansas...
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. ...
Celebrity Obituaries
  • Richard Kiel
    Richard Kiel was an American actor best known for portraying the James Bond villain Jaws in the films The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. Others may know Kiel as Mr. Larson in the 1996 Adam Sandler comedy Happy Gilmore. The actor stood nearly seven feet, two inches tall, and his height, coupled with his [...]
  • Sean O'Haire
    Sean O’Haire was a professional wrestler, kickboxer, and martial artist. His real name was just Sean Haire. He appeared in both WCW and WWE wrestling. He was a three-time WCW World Tag Team Champion, and was named Rookie of the Year in 2000 by Wrestling Observer. He retired from wrestling in 2006, and went on [...]
  • Joan Rivers
    Joan Rivers (real name Joan Molinksy) was an actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. She co-hosted Fashion Police, starred in Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, and appeared in a number of films and TV shows, but was probably known best for her stand-up comedy.
  • Jimi Jamison
    Jimi Jamison was an American musician, best known as the frontman of the 80s radio mainstay Survivor. Jamison also co-wrote and performed the theme song for the TV show Baywatch.
  • Stephen Lee
    Stephen Lee was a character actor from New Jersey, who appeared in over 200 television shows over the years, in addition to nearly 40 movies, including Robocop 2, Dolls, and La Bamba.
  • Richard Attenborough
    Richard Attenborough was an English actor, director, and producer whose career spanned seven decades. As a director and producer, Attenborough is best known for the 1982 biopic Gandhi – which won Academy Awards for directer, lead acting, and Best Picture. As an actor, Attenborough had a sizable list of credits, but is best known for [...]
  • 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
    Edith Flagg was a fashion designer and philanthropist, who was most recently known to appear on the reality television show Million Dollar Listing, advising her grandson, Josh Flagg. She was also a holocaust survivor.
  • Lauren Bacall
    Lauren Bacall was an American film icon who graced many important movies in the “Golden Age” of American cinema. She’s well known for starring alongside Humphrey Bogart in the films To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Dark Passage, and Key Largo. She married Bogart in 1945 and was with him until his death [...]