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Obituaries from January 2002

Rilla Slaughter (01/23/02)
Rilla Slaughter, 93, of Trumann died at the Rose Care Nursing Home. She was born in McCormick, but lived most of her life in Trumann. Slaughter was a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Trumann. She was preceded in death by her husband Lewis Lawrence Slaughter in 1949 and two great grandchildren, Amanda Dawn Slaughter and Bobby Lewis Slaughter, Jr...
Leonard Grimes (01/16/02)
Leonard Grimes, 83, of 152 Melton Ave., Trumann, died Monday, Dec. 31, at his residence. Born in Ravenden Springs, he had lived most of his life in the Trumann area. He was retired from the Singer Co. and was a member of the Melton Avenue Church of Christ. ...
W.C. Tipton (01/16/02)
W.C. Tipton, 64, of Caraway, died Jan. 10, 2002 in his home in Caraway. Mr. Tipton was a Cotton Gin worker, was member of Rowes Chapel Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Wilma Tipton of Caraway; two sons: Garland Tipton of Monette, Ark., and Roy Tipton of Caraway, Ark.; one daughter Melissa McKinley of Caraway, Ark.; two sisters: Edna Tompkins of Bascaqoula, MS, and Florence Boling of Little Rock, Ark.; five brothers: Marvin Tipton of Trumann, R.C. ...
Franklin Prichard (01/16/02)
Mr. Franklin D. Prichard, Sr., 68, died Tuesday Jan. 1, 2002 at the family residence in Qulin, Mo., of natural causes. Mr. Prichard was born April 12, 1933 in Trumann and had lived in Qulin, Mo., for the past 36 years. He was a retired employee of the Florsheim Shoe Company in Poplar Bluff, Mo.; veteran of the U.S. Army and Korean War, and was a member of the American Legion Post and VF W...
Earl Thomas Gann (01/23/02)
Earl Thomas Gann, 81, died Saturday morning Jan. 19, 2002 at the family residence in Trumann of natural causes. Mr. Gann was born December 20, 1920 in Ravenden Springs, and had lived in Trumann for the past 46 years. He was a retired employee of the Great Dane Trailer Company in Memphis; he worked for the Singer Company in Trumann and for the Belt Railroad Company...
Debra Lansdell (01/23/02)
Debra Sue Lansdell, 46, died Tuesday morning, January 15, 2002 at the family residence in Jonesboro as a result of injuries she sustained in an early-morning apartment fire. Mrs. Lansdell was born April 16, 1955 in Trumann and had lived most of her lifetime in the Jonesboro and Trumann area...
Dale Birdsong (01/23/02)
Dale Edward Birdsong, 52, died Saturday, January 5, 2002 at the family residence in Carthage, Tenn., of natural causes. Mr. Birdsong was born February 23, 1949 in Lake City and had lived in Carthage for the past fifteen years. He was a roofer for Rackley Roofing and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bay...
Myrtle Cagle (01/23/02)
Mrs. Myrtle V. Cagle, age 70, of 726 Mildred, died Sunday afternoon, January 20, 2002 at her home of natural causes. Born in Tupelo, Miss., Mrs. Cagle lived most of her life in the Trumann area. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist belief. Her husband preceded her in death: Glen A. Cagle in 1987...
Della Morris (01/23/02)
Della Lorene Morris, 56, died Saturday evening January 19, 2002 at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes. Mrs. Morris was born November 29, 1945 in Shelbyville, Ind. and had lived in Trumann for the past 15 years. She was an assembly worker for Parker Hannifin in Trumann and of the Baptist faith...
Edith Jones (01/23/02)
Edith Louise Jones, 81, died Saturday, December 30, 2001 at the family residence in Trumann of natural causes. Mrs. Jones was born Dec. 26, 1920 and was a lifetime resident of Trumann. She was a housewife and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Trumann...
Wilma McCann (01/23/02)
Wilma Lee McCann, 68, died Saturday, December 29, 2001 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes. Mrs. McCann born Aug. 30, 1933 at Green Forrest, had lived in Trumann for the past 31 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Trumann...
Estelle Brooks (01/16/02)
Mrs. Estelle Lois Brooks, 88, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2002 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes. Mrs. Brooks was born Jan. 8, 1914 in Carthage, Miss and had lived in Trumann or the last 50 years. She was a housewife and a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Trumann. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Gordon Brooks in 1984, one son, Terry Lee Brooks in 1980, two sisters; one brother and was the daughter of the late Luther and Lucinda Powell Settlemire...
Danny Riley (01/16/02)
Danny Wayne Riley, 27, of Trumann died Jan. 12, 2002 in his home. Mr. Riley,born Sept. 4, 1974, was disabled and a lifetime resident of Trumann. His stepfather A.C Brown, Jr, preceded him in death. He is survived by his mother and father: Phyllis Brown, (natural father) Bobby Sheppard, grandparents: Dorothy Riley; three sisters: Sherry Riley, Heather Sheppard, and Tiffany Sheppard all of Trumann; two brothers: Bobby Sheppard and Terry Sheppard both of Jonesboro...
John McCarty (01/16/02)
Mr. John Arthur McCarty, Jr., 70, died Monday afternoon Jan. 7, 2002 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes. Mr. McCarty was born Jan. 22, 1931 in Jonesboro and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was a retired postal clerk for the U.S. ...
Mildred Teague (01/02/02)
Mrs. Mildred Christina Teague,92, died Thursday morning Dec. 27, 2001 at Woodlawn Nursing Center, Batesville, Ark., of natural causes. Mrs. Teague was born Oct. 15, 1909 in Harrisburg and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was living in Batesbille with her daughters at the time of her death. She was a housewife and of the General Baptist faith...
Joseph Ira McCormick (01/12/02)
Joseph Ira McCormick, 86, passed away Tues., Jan. 8, 2002 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Mr. McCormick was born in Calhoun, La., the son of Ernest and Minnie McCormick. McCormick lived in England, Ark. most of his life and had worked as warehouse manager at Federal Compress. ...
Charles L. McCain, Sr. (01/12/02)
Charles L. McCain, Sr., 78, of Forrest City, AR died Mon. Jan. 7 at Methodist Healthcare-Central in Memphis. Mr. McCain, the widower of Myrion McCain, was a member of the First Baptist Church in Forrest City and a longtime member of Neiswander Baptist Church in Marked Tree. He was a retired truck driver for Bray Gas Company and a WWII veteran serving in three campaigns. Services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Neiswander Baptist Church, with burial in Tyronza Cemetery...
Bessie Loeda Vaughn (01/12/02)
Bessie Loeda Vaughn, 77 of Bassett, Ark. died January 4, 2002 at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. Born April 11, 1924 in Lanston, Ala., she was a Baptist and retired meat processor. She is survived by three daughters, Shirley Taylor of Osceola, Esther Standrod of Augusta, Georgia, and Janice Jacks of Osceola; three sons, Charles Vaughn of Bassett, Herschel Vaughn and Kenneth Vaughn both of Joiner; one brother Ed Harrison of Trenton, Georgia, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Dallas Owen Williams (01/03/02)
Dallas Owen Williams, 66 of Blytheville, Ark died December 30, 2001 at Baptist Memorial in Osceola, Ark. He was born May 7, 1935. He was a contractor, a member of the Church of Christ and a lifetime resident of Mississippi County. His parents William S. ...
Claude Wayne Smith (01/03/02)
Claude Wayne Smith, 81 of Keiser, Ark. died December 25, 2001 at his home. He was born September 22, 1920, a retired farmer, a Baptist and a lifetime resident of Mississippi County. His wife Ruby Smith of the home, one son, Claude Smith, Jr. o survives Mr. ...
Marshall Ray (01/03/02)
Marshall Ray, 86 of Corsicana, Tex. died Monday, December 31, 2001 in San Angelo, Tex. Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana has charge of the services, which include visitation on January 3, 2002 from 6 to 8 p.m. and funeral services January 4, 2002 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with Dr. David Hale officiating and burial in the Resthaven Memorial Park cemetery on 3. Highway 31...
Nelle Gambrell Fowler (01/03/02)
Nelle Gambrell Fowler, 78 died Saturday, December 23, 2001 in Rock Island, Ill. where she had lived many years. She was born in Drew, Miss., had lived in Lepanto and attended school there. She graduated from Lepanto High School in 1942. She is survived by her husband Calvin Fowler and daughter Nanelle Fowler Norcross...
Loretta Joyce Curtis (01/03/02)
Loretta Joyce Curtis, 58 of Waldenburg, Arkansas died December 17, 2001 at Regional Medical Center, Jonesboro. She was born October 7, 1943, was a house wife and of the Baptist faith. Her parents Clarence Curtis and Anna Hamby Curtis preceded her in death. She is survived by three sisters, Grace Turner of Clare, Mich., Edith Cantwell of Hanvellen, Ala. and Lella Stevenson of Booneville, Miss.; three brothers, Junior Curtis of Trumann, R. C. Curtis of Trumann and Allen Curtis of Boaz, Ala...
Loren Edward Cates (01/03/02)
Loren Edward Cates of Marked Tree died January 1, 2002 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center, Jonesboro. He was born September 8, 1940 in Etowah, and he was 61. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Danette of the home; three sons, Eddy Cates of Marked Tree, Ronald Cates of Rogers, Donald Cates of Rogers; one stepdaughter, Laurie Ellis of Whitton; two stepsons, Jason Cantwell of Brookland, and Greg Cantwell of Benton; his mother Lourene Cates of Marion; two sisters, Kay Griffin of Marion and Barbara Sharpe of Morehead, NC.; and eleven grandchildren.. ...
Joyce Sue Quiroz (01/03/02)
Joyce Sue Quiroz, 61 of Marked Tree dies December 31, 2001 at Rose Care Center in Trumann. She was a Baptist. She is survived by two daughters, Deborah Bolden of Pontotoc, Miss. and Joyce Bennett of Somerville, Tenn.; four sons, Joseph Lee Sims, Jr. ...