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Obituaries from May 2005

Minnie M. Davis (05/26/05)
Minnie M. Davis, 93, of Trumann died Thursday May 12, 2005 at the home of a granddaughter in Lacon, Ill. of natural causes. She was born in Tennessee and had lived in Trumann for the past 62 years, moving here from Manila. She was a retired homemaker and a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Trumann...
Kenith Rhoads (05/26/05)
Kenith Rhoads, infant son of Ashley Carter and Kenith Rhoads of Trumann, was born and died on Monday, May 16, 2005 in the Northeast Medical Center in Jonesboro. He is survived by his parents; his maternal grandparents, Ron and Donna Carter of Trumann and his paternal grandparents, Carl Rhoads of Trumann and Doris Rhoads of Florida...
Joe Tucker (05/26/05)
Joe Tucker, 69, of Harrisburg died Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Locust Grove, Ok. and was very proud of his Cherokee Heritage. He worked for 22 years at Singer Company and later worked in the construction field. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Harrisburg, and one of his favorite pastimes was square dancing...
Charline Craft (05/26/05)
Charline Craft, 75, of Harrisburg, died Tuesday, May 17, 2005, at the Jonesboro Health Care Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Poinsett County, was a seamstress, field laborer and member of the First Assembly of God in Harrisburg. She loved art and painting and was very active with the Harrisburg Senior Citizens...
Minnie M. Davis (05/18/05)
Minnie M. Davis, 93, of Trumann died Thursday May 12, 2005 at the home of a granddaughter in Lacon, Ill. of natural causes. She was born in Tennessee and had lived in Trumann for the past 62 years, moving here from Manila. She was a retired homemaker and a member of the Calvary Pentecostal Church in Trumann...
Joann Morgan (05/11/05)
Joann Morgan, 60, of Brookland died, Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at Jonesboro Health Care. She worked for Quality Cabinets and attended Brookland Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Melvina West; a son, Stephen Morgan; a daughter, Tonya Denise Morgan and a sister Peggy Walker...
Michael Wayne Clayton, Sr. (05/11/05)
Michael Wayne Clayton, Sr. 52, of Jonesboro, formerly of Trumann died Friday, May 8, 2005, at his residence in Jonesboro. He was born in Memphis. He was a graduate of Trumann High School and a big Nascar fan. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a truck driver, member of the Melton Ave. Church of Christ and veteran, having served in the US Marine Corps...
Paul Byron Brown (05/13/05)
Paul Byron Brown, 56, of Lepanto died April 23 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Born in Dyess, he was an iron worker and a veteran of the US Army. Survivors include his wife, Connie Brown of Lepanto; one daughter, Belinda Brown of Georgia; one son, James Hollis Brown of Georgia; two sisters: Sharon Gann of Lepanto and Phyllis Springer of Dyess; three brothers: Albert Brown of North Little Rock, tony Brown of Desha and Pete Brown of Lepanto; and three grandchildren...
Willie Mae Young (05/26/05)
Willie Mae Young, of Salem was born on June 2, 1914, in Fayette County, Alabama, daughter of the late Sheard P. and Samantha J. (Watkins) Tucker. She died May 17 at the Fulton County Hospital in Salem at the age of 90. Willie was united in marriage to Dave Young in 1946, at Lepanto. ...
Diann S. Huddleston (05/26/05)
Diann S. Huddleston, 63, formerly of Lepanto died May 21, at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. She was a paraprofessional in the school system who attended Friendship Baptist Church in Arkadelphia and served as president of OEC. Survivors include her husband, Harvie Huddleston of Arkadelphia; one son, Gene Huddleston of Tyler, Texas; two daughters, Lisa Underwood of Quinlan, Texas and Sheila Morrison of Friendship; one brother Blan Wilkins of Friendship; and three grandchildren...
Johnny Bob Pipes (05/26/05)
Johnny Bob Pipes of Tyronza died May 20, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. He was a retired farmer and attended the Tyronza Church of Christ and had been a member of Woodmen of the World for 30 years. He was preceded in death by his mother and father Johnny Douglas Pipes and Mazie Lee Pipes; one sister, Sally Jane Webb and one brother, Jappie Lee Pipes...
Lucille Staggs (05/19/05)
Lucille Staggs of Russellville, died Friday, May 13, 2005, at Stella Manor Nursing Center. A daughter of the late Charles Joseph and Francis Sue Gentry Stewart, she was born in Lepanto. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Staggs, and numerous brothers and sisters. Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law: Dennis Staggs and Randall and Cathryn Staggs, all of Russellville; a granddaughter, Joy Dunn of Russellville; and three great-grandchildren...
Juanita Ayers (05/19/05)
Juanita Ayers, 86, of Joiner died Wednesday, May 4 at Baptist Memorial Hospital East in Memphis. She was a home maker and was a member of Whitton Baptist Church. Survivors include one daughter, Laquita Price of Tyronza and one sister, Virginia Tidwell of Joiner...
Flora Jean Dunlap (05/13/05)
Flora Jean Dunlap, 77, of Marked Tree died Sunday, May 8, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-East at Memphis. She was retired from American Greetings and a Baptist. Survivors include four sons, Tommy Dunlap of Marked Tree, Dale Dunlap of Lepanto, Jimmy Dunlap of Memphis and Chet Dunlap of Jonesboro; one daughter, Barbara Westbrook of Wynne; one sister, Thelma Lee Adams of Harrisburg; one brother, Billy Hunt of Harrisburg; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren...
Curtis "Peter" White, Sr. (05/13/05)
Curtis "Peter" White, Sr., 68, of Jonesboro died May 2 at Regional Medical Center of NEA in Jonesboro. Born in Gilmore, he was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mary Helen White of Gilmore; one daughter, Curly White of Minneapolis, Minn; one son: Curtis White, Jr. ...
Timothy David Chambers (05/13/05)
Timothy David Chambers, 47, of Payneway died Tuesday, May 3, at his residence. He was a farmer. Survivors include a son, Christopher Chambers of Morrilton; his father, Amos Chambers Sr. of Payneway; four sisters, Kathy O'Neal and Alice Herren, both of West Memphis, Nola Stow of Lebanon, Mo., and Marie Barr of Valdosta, Ga.; a brother, Amos Chambers Jr. of Jonesboro; and two grandchildren...
Ray Henry Phillips (05/09/05)
Ray Henry Phillips, 89, of Horn Lake, formerly of Lepanto, died Wednesday, April 27, at St. Frances Hospital at Memphis. Retired from Frisco Railroad, he was a World War II veteran, serving under Gen. George S. Patton in the African Theater. He was of the Baptist belief...
Rev. John Dobbs Jump (05/09/05)
Funeral services for the Rev. John Dobbs Jump, 78, of Jonesboro, formerly of Little Rock, who died Saturday, April 30, at his home, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church of Augusta. The Rev. Guy Whitney will officiate and burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro...
George Worthy Neal (05/09/05)
George Worthy Neal, 80, of Harrisburg died Friday, April 29, at NEA Medical Center. Named farmer of the year in 1960, he was a member and deacon of Valley View Baptist Church, where he was a Sunday school and training union director. Survivors include his wife, Mable Ludean Neal of the home; two sons, George Jackson Neal of Harrisburg and Larry Neal of Marked Tree; a sister, Jolla Mae Moore of Osceola; two brothers, Travis Turner Neal of Little Rock and Martin Ray Neal of Bondsville; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.. ...