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Obituaries from January 2008

Maggie Loretta Toler Moore (01/30/08)
Maggie Loretta Toler Moore, 85, died Tuesday, January 22, 2008, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born on Monday, October 9, 1922, daughter of the late Thomas Monroe and Mary Lou Burns Toler. She was born in Paragould and had lived in Trumann most of her lifetime before moving to Jonesboro four years ago...
Dorothy L. Allen (01/30/08)
Dorothy L. Allen, 85, died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro following a lengthy illness. She was born on Sunday, March 19, 1922, daughter of the late Willie and Novella Conatser Pepper. She was born in Lepanto, and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. ...
Clifford Marie Biggers (01/30/08)
Clifford Marie Biggers, 78, of Little Rock died Saturday, January 26, 2008 at the Parkview Rehab Nursing Center in Little Rock. She was born on Wednesday, January 22, 1930, daughter of the late R. C. and Vola Sartin Morgan. She was born in Wynne and had lived in Little Rock for the past three years and was formerly of Payneway. She was a retired factory worker and member of the Church of Christ in Marked Tree...
Charles W. Qualls (01/30/08)
Charles W. Qualls, 85, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2008, at the family residence. He was born on Tuesday, October 10, 1922, the son of the late Ernest and Mattie Sue Glover Qualls. He was born in Humboldt, Tenn., and had lived most of his lifetime in Poinsett County. He was a retired employee of the General Electric Company, veteran of the U.S. Army and World War II and a member of the Harrisburg V.F.W...
Ernest Marlin Adams (01/30/08)
Ernest Marlin "Cooney" Adams, 78, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008 at the family residence. He was born on Wednesday, April 24, 1929, the son of the late Ernie and Emma Mae Richards Adams. He was born in and a lifetime resident of Trumann, a retired crop duster and a member of the First Baptist Church...
Minnie Joyce Claytor (01/16/08)
Minnie Joyce Claytor, 68, was born June 7,1939 in Dallas, Tex. and departed this life on Jan. 9, 2008 in Harrison. She was preceded in death by her parents, Utah Carl Lamb and Callie Elizabeth Kilgore Lamb; a brother, Utah Carl Lamb, Jr.; a sister, Wanda Charlene Iverson and a grandson, Lee'O Tilton Housden III...
Julia Maxine Bradley (01/16/08)
Julia Maxine Bradley, 76, of Malvern passed away January 9, 2008 at HSC Medical Center. She was born June 15, 1931 in Tuckerman the daughter of George and Ruth (Winkles) Crisp. She was a homemaker who devoted her early life to her family and church. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and the Women's Sunday School Class, the Hot Spring County Extension Homemakers, the Malvern Keeno Club, and the Moose Lodge, where she loved to play bingo...
Gloria Nadine Johnson (01/16/08)
Gloria Nadine Johnson, 66, of Portland, Tenn., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at Highland Manor Nursing Home in Portland, Tenn. She was born in Bradford on Aug. 5, 1941 to the late Dewey Daniel Walker, Sr. and Beryldean Parrigan Walker. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Danny Walker and Rodger Dale Walker...
Wilma Mae Wells (01/23/08)
Wilma Mae Wells, 85, of Trumann, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008 at Trumann Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Greenfield and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a homemaker and a member of the Healing Hands Community Church...
Angela Benson Pippinger (01/23/08)
Angela Benson Pippinger, 31, of Harrisburg, passed away on Sunday Jan. 20, 2008, at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born in Jonesboro on January 5, 1977. Mrs. Pippinger was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. She was a 1995 graduate of Trumann High School...
John Paul Goodman (01/23/08)
John Paul Goodman, 64, of Trumann died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born Caraway and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was a service representative for Dupont and was a deacon at the Elm Grove Baptist Church...
Peggy Jean Raymond Owens (01/23/08)
Peggy Jean Raymond Owens, 66, of Trumann, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2008 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born on May 26, 1941 and had lived in Trumann for the past 61 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church...
Ruby Earline Waters (01/09/08)
Ruby Earline Waters, 94, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born on Monday, November 24, 1913, the daughter of the late John Lewis and Elizabeth in Waterloo, Ala. She had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a retired timekeeper from the former Singer Company and a member of the Central Missionary Baptist Church in Trumann...
Gloria Nadine Johnson (01/09/08)
Gloria Nadine Johnson, 66, of Portland, Tenn., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2007 at Highland Manor Nursing Home in Portland, Tenn. of natural causes. She was born in Bradford on Aug. 5, 1941 to the late Dewey Daniel Walk, Sr. and Berldean Parrigan Walker. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Danny Walker and Roger Dale Walker...
Bobby Ray Smith (01/02/08)
Bobby Ray Smith, 60, of Trumann died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007 at the family residence in Trumann. Mr. Smith was born in Trumann and was a lifetime member of the Trumann area. He was a factory worker. He was preceded in death by one sister, Melba Stevens; two brothers, James Lee Smith and Lucion Leonard Smith and his parents, Mack H. and Omer Edna Willcockson Smith...
David Creemore (01/02/08)
David Creekmore died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Parkin and had lived in Trumann for the past 30 years. He was a retired farmer and of the Assembly of God faith. Mr. Creekmore was preceded in death by one granddaughter and his parents, M.H. and Dovie Mae Martin Creekmore...
Paul Edward Allred (01/02/08)
Paul Edward Allred, 56, died Monday, Dec, 17, 2007, at the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott. He was born on Thursday, May 17, 1951, son of the late Robert Holston and Gracie Earlene Baine Allred. He was born in Harrisburg and had lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. He was disabled, a veteran of the U.S. Army and of the Church of God belief...
Neva LaVerne Hickman (01/02/08)
Neva LaVerne Hickman, 86, was born on Thursday, Nov. 10, 1921, daughter of the late Logan and Neva Workman Coker. She died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2007 at NEA Baptist Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born in Harrisburg and had lived most of her lifetime in the Central Community near Harrisburg before moving to Jonesboro in 2004. She was a homemaker and a member of the County Line Church of Christ...
Bryon Landis Long (01/02/08)
Bryon Landis Long, 41, of Harrisburg, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2007 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Mr. Long was born in Trumann and had lived his lifetime in the Trumann and Harrisburg area. Mr. Long was self employed as a Acoustical Ceiling Tile installer and of the Church of Christ faith...
Carl Dewayne Stevens (01/02/08)
Carl Dewayne Stevens, 60, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at his residence. He was born Dec. 23, 1947, at Jonesboro. He worked as a piano assembly worker. He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the United States Army. He liked the outdoors, hunting, fishing and camping...
Sammie Charlene Shelton (01/02/08)
Sammie Charlene Shelton, 80, of Marked Tree, died Monday evening at Craighead County Nursing Center where she had resided briefly. Born in Risco, Mo., Mrs. Shelton moved to McCormick in 1958 and then to Marked Tree in 1963. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Marked Tree...
Todd Maness (01/02/08)
Todd Maness, 46, of Lepanto died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007. He was of the Baptist belief and a retired construction worker. Survivors include his wife, Evylen Maness; two daughters: April Maness and Angela Maness; his parents, A. J. Maness and Bonnie Adams; and one brother, Tony Maness...
Lena Mae Rogers (01/15/08)
Lena Mae Rogers, 89, of Ashflat formerly of Lepanto died, Jan. 13, 2008 at Eaglecrest Nursing Home. She was a member of West Ridge Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleo, M. Rogers; one son, Bobby Joe Rogers and a daughter, Linda Sue Rogers...
Paul Tucker (01/24/08)
Paul Tucker, 41, of Harrisburg, formerly of Lepanto, died Sunday, Jan. 20 at his residence. Survivors include his mother, Opal Pearl Tucker of Harrisburg; a daughter, Lindsey Renee Tucker of Raleigh, N.C.; four brothers, Jesse Tucker of Paris, Texas, Thomas Tucker and Daniel Tucker of Harrisburg, and Phillip Tucker of Jonesboro; and three sisters, Joyce Miller of Gilmore and Rosetta Watts and Mary Watts of Harrisburg...
Martha Loudene Wray (01/15/08)
Martha Loudene Wray, 80, of Payneway died Jan. 12 at the NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and taught Sunday school for 50 years. Survivors include her husband, James E. Wray of Payneway; three sons, Eddie Wray, Terry Wray and Larry Wray, all of Payneway; one daughter, Janice Cantrell of Payneway; one sister, Elizabeth Hamm of Ramer, Tenn.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren...
Angela Carrizales (01/04/08)
Angela Carrizales, 34, of Tyronza died Thursday, Dec. 27 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Lepanto Survivors include her parents: Joe and Janie Carrizales of Tyronza; her grandparents, Leonard Carrizales of Florida and Dora Carrizales of Florida; one sister, Isabel Ballard of Tyronza; and two brothers: Joseph Carrizales and Anthony Carrizales, both of Tyronza...
"Picture man" Rogers dies at age 86 (01/09/08)
Marked Tree is mourning the loss of native "picture man" Edward Lee Rogers. He died Sunday, Jan. 6 at his residence in Marked Tree. He was 86 years old. He was born Jan. 19, 1921, in Marked Tree and was a life-long resident. He was of the Methodist faith and worked at various jobs during his younger years including the soda fountain at Nyal Drug Store. He owned a taxi service and also delivered ice and wood to local residents...
Dale Leon Dixon (01/04/08)
Dale Leon Dixon, 73, of Lepanto, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, at Three Rivers Nursing Center in Marked Tree. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lepanto and a farmer. Survivors include his wife Betty Dixon of Lepanto; one son, Jimmy Dixon of Lepanto; one daughter, Vickey Hobbs of Lepanto; seven sisters, Brenda White of Bald Knob, Sarah Vest of Patterson, Bonnie Harris of McCrory, Zula McCain of Leechville, Mary Beth Harper of Adona, Sharon Watson of Bald Knob, Dorothy Hicks of Jonesboro; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.. ...
Hazel Gibson (01/04/08)
Hazel Gibson, 85, of Marked Tree died Sat., Dec. 22, 2007, in NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carney Baxter Gibson and two children, Connie Tramell and Thomas Gibson...
Billie M. Hayden (01/09/08)
Billie M. Hayden, 72, of Joiner entered into rest Monday, January 7. Born to the late Conus and Sylvia Hodge in Whitton, she was of the Baptis faith and a retired factory worker. She is survived by one son, Ricky Hayden of West Memphis; two daughters, Theresa Tucker of Marked Tree and Darnell Wood of Joiner; one brother, Stanley Hodge of Searcy; one sister, Genice Starling of Judsonia; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren...
Nettie Bee Brewer (01/09/08)
Nettie Bee Brewer, 79, of Etowah died Saturday, Jan. 5 at Jonesboro. Born at Athelstan, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edford Brewer. She was a member of the Etowah Pentecostal Church of God. Survivors include six daughters, Barbara Welsh, Linda Sims, Judy Darnell, Geraldine Moore, Dorothy Brewer and Jeanitta Collin; three sons, James Brewer, Andrew Brewer and Jackie Brewer; several half-sisters and brothers; 23 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren...
Kerry Thomas Richmond (01/09/08)
Kerry Thomas Richmond, 57, of Dyess died Monday, January 1 at his residence. He was a member of Red Oak Baptist Church, a member of Good Earth Organization and the National Sweet Sorghum Organization. He was preceded in death by his parents, Stonewall and Juanita Richmond and one brother, Donald Richmond...
Melody Shavon White (01/04/08)
Melody Shavon White, 28, of Osceola died on Dec. 20, 2007 at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born on Aug. 12, 1979 in Osceola. White was a teacher's aid and a member of the Baptist Faith. Survivors include her parents, Karen Devers and stepfather Foster Devers; her grandfather, Johnny Boone, Sr. of Marked Tree; two sons, Breyden Clayton and Landrian Clayton both of Osceola; two sisters, Tionna Devers and Stacy Ware both of Osceola; and one brother, Eric Bone of Osceola...
Brenda Sue Hodges Andrews (01/09/08)
Brenda Sue Hodges Andrews, age 59, of Steele, Missouri passed away Saturday at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard Ulysses Hodges and Earnestine Tacker Hodges; step-father, Dick McKnight; and sister, Charlotte Whatley. Andrews lived in Wynne until 1975 and had lived the last 20 years in Steele, Missouri. She was a minister's wife for 39 years. She was a graduate of Arkansas Institute of Ministry of Alma, Arkansas. Mrs. Andrews was a member of Pentecostal Church of God...
Roy Lee Thomas (01/09/08)
Roy Lee Thomas, 62, of Jonesboro died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007. He was born Dec. 22, 1945, in Jonesboro to Felbert and Oleta Thomas. He grew up in the Mangrum Community and graduated from Caraway High School and Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology...
Bonnie Smallwood (01/04/08)
Bonnie Smallwood, 65, of Loves Park, Ill. Died Dec. 23, 2007 at her home. She enjoyed collecting antiques, fishing, boating, visiting Wisconsin Dells and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by two children, Janice Smallwood and William R. Smallwood, Jr.; her parents, L.D. and Lorene Walling; a brother, Jimmy Walling; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Walling and two great nephews...
Sammie Charlene Shelton (01/04/08)
Sammie Charlene Shelton, 80, of Marked Tree, died Monday evening at Craighead County Nursing Center where she had resided briefly. Born in Risco, Mo., Mrs. Shelton moved to McCormick in 1958 and then to Marked Tree in 1963. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Marked Tree...
Todd Maness (01/04/08)
Todd Maness, 46, of Lepanto died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007. He was of the Baptist belief and a retired construction worker. Survivors include his wife, Evylen Maness; two daughters: April Maness and Angela Maness; his parents, A. J. Maness and Bonnie Adams; and one brother, Tony Maness...
William Cloys Maddox (01/09/08)
William Cloys Maddox, 64, of Lepanto died Dec. 21, 2007 at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born June 10, 1943, in Gideon, Mo. to Carlisle Maddox and Maybell White. He was a truck driver for 45 years and a member of the Etowah Pentecostal Church of God...