Mrs. Glenda Fay Russell, 46, of Blytheville, died Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born January 29, 1969, in Osceola to Luke Perry, Sr. and Bernice Woodard, she was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Blytheville...
Mr. Carl Scott, 53, of Blytheville, died June 22, 2015 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born April 14, 1962, in Osceola, to the late Jake Scott and the late Mae Dorothy Williams Daniels. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by four sisters, Ella Mae Jones, Linda Hampton, Dorothy Stringer and Donna Scott, and one brother, Melvin Daniels...
Wanda Lee Stutts, age 85 of Manila, died Tuesday June 23, 2015 at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. She was a lifelong Manila area resident. Wanda was a member of Little River Baptist Church and was a former VBS teacher and Sunday school teacher. She graduated from Manila High School in 1946 where she valedictorian. Wanda loved farming and spending time with her family. She and her family were the State Farm Family of 1976 and a former member of the FHA board...
Ethel Mae Davis Ross
Mrs. Ethel Mae Davis Ross, 76, formerly of Blytheville, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015 in Memphis, Tenn. Born March 8, 1939, in Tyronza to the former Mary Washington Davis, she was an evangelist and a member of Bountiful Blessings in Memphis, Tenn. In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Britt Ross; two daughters, Rosie Davis and Cheryl Ross; one son, Willie Davis; and three brothers, Sammie Davis, Eddie Davis and Tommie Lee Davis...
Nathaniel Nolan, Sr.
Mr. Nathaniel Nolan, Sr., 49, of Blytheville, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born September 4, 1965, in Osceola to the late Benjamin Nolan, Sr. and the late Gladys Nolan, he worked at American Greetings and was a member of Zion Chapel in Luxora...
Shelby Swift, age 69, of Natchez, Mississippi, formerly of Blytheville, passed from this life on Saturday, June 20. 2015 at the Promise Hospital in Vidalia, Louisiana. Born to Hugh and Martha Mary Spriggs Hackworth in Heber Springs, Arkansas she was a homemaker, former cook and waitress at Pastime Pool Hall...
Patricia Rogers Hubbell, age 69, of Marked Tree, passed from this life Thursday, June 11, 2015 at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born to Donald and Sarah Lunsford Rogers, Patricia was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She was active in church and was involved with the Special Olympics. She loved the outdoors. Patricia was a devoted wife and mother...
Helen Joy Blackwell, 50. Of Gosnell, died Friday, June, 19, 2015 at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville, AR. She was born June 10, 1965 to Charles and Grace Ellison in Gaffney, South Carolina. Mrs. Blackwell was a homemaker who had many and various interests and hobbies. ...
James William Clark, age 82, of Leachville, passed from this life, Saturday June 20, 2015 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Burdette, he was the son of the late A. C. and Lorene Smith Clark and was raised in the Burdette and Luxora areas. A 1951 graduate of Luxora High School, he later received an Associates Degree in Mechanical Drafting from Cotton Boll Vo-Tech, and worked in a variety of occupations, retiring from Barton Lumber Company of Leachville in 1990...
Patrick Jay Thomason, 60, of Jonesboro, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 18, 2015. He was born to the Rev. Cecil and Arlene Thomason on December 18, 1954 in Seminole, Okla. He moved to Osceola as a teenager and was a 1971 graduate of Osceola High School. He worked in sales and sales management throughout his career...
Kellis Lamar Westbrook, 56, of Little Rock, died of heart failure on June 18, 2015 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Little Rock. Born Sept. 9, 1959 in Osceola, he was a roofer and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by James Oliver Westbrook and Christine Holt, and sister Janet Gaither...
Frederick "Fred" Winston Porter, Sr. of Hot Springs, Arkansas, passed away at the age of 70 late Wednesday, June 17, 2015 in his home. He was born on March 18, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan to Frederick and Biddie Graham Porter. Fred was very adventurous and enjoyed life. ...
Larry "Whiz" Davis
Larry Gene "Whiz" Davis, age 72, of Manila, passed from this life, Wednesday June 17, 2015 at his home. Born in Manila, he was the son of the late Joe and Sallie Cox Davis, and attended Manila High School. As a teenager, Whiz wanted to learn bull riding, and under the guidance of his dear friend and mentor, Trigger Wall, he was able to participate in rodeos at an early age. ...
Ethel Mae Davis Ross, 76, formerly of Blytheville, died June 16, 2015 in Memphis. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville.
Johnnie Mae Williams
Johnnie Mae Williams, 57, of Blytheville, died June 10, 2015. She leaves her daughter, Songela Williams of Blytheville; Her son, Jeffery Williams of Danville, Illinois; Five sisters, Mary Hackett of Blytheville, Dorothy Williams of Memphis, TN, Clara Hall of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Christine Johnson of Houston, Texas and Susie Beasley of Danville, Illinois;...
Mr. Howard Beard, 96, of Blytheville, died June 9, 2015 at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born March 20, 1919, in Okolona, Ark. to the late Lawson Beard, Sr. and Mary Jones Beard, he was a farm worker of the Jehovah's Witness faith that loved to hunt and loved children...
Judy Ann Hardin, 68, of Blytheville, passed from this life Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Northbrooke Rehab and Nursing Home in Jackson, Tennessee. Born to Allen and Elsie Bradley Hardin, Judy was a graduate of the University of Arkansas. She was a retired advanced Math and Science teacher at Blytheville High School, along with Mississippi County Community College. Judy enjoyed reading, putting together jigsaw puzzles, and going antiquing...
James Gary Hart, 64, of Osceola, AR went to be with the Lord on June 15, 2015. Born November 13, 1950 to James L. and Anna Jean Hart, he was a farmer, a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and of the Methodist Faith. He was preceded in death by his mother Anna Jean Hart...
Jerlean Hogland, age 89, of Arbyrd, the widow of Mr. Robert Lee Hogland, passed from this life Tuesday June 16, 2015 at the Senath Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Senath, MO. Born in Steele, MO she was the daughter of the late John and Lina Fiddler Bradfield and has been an Arbyrd resident since 1973. She was a homemaker and a member of LuLu Baptist Church near Senath...
Mr. James LeRoy Gernhart, Jr., 60, of Blytheville, died June 9, 2015 at his home. Born May 21, 1955, in Memphis, Tn to James Gernhart, Sr. and the late Louise Gernhart, he was employed in the automotive parts industry. In addition to his mother, he was also preceded in death by one grandchild, Devon James Equwe...
Patricia Hubbell, age 69, of Marked Tree, passed from this life Thursday, June 11, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements...
Carolyn Gilliam, age 68, of Blytheville passed from this life Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at Heritage Square Nursing Home in Blytheville. Born to R.O. and Iantha Rustin Wooldridge, she had worked for Magneteck and was of the Baptist faith. Playing cards and talking about the "old days" was one of her favorite things to do. She loved to watch soap operas. Carolyn loved her family...
Rhonda Lloyd Warhurst, 59, of Jonesboro passed away June 11, 2015 at her home. She was born September 8, 1955 in West Memphis to Burl an dJoyce McFatridge Lloyd. Rhonda was a LPN for 34 years and was a member of Community Fellowship Church. She loved painting, reading, writing, planting flowers and most of all her grandkids. Rhonda was very active in her church...
David A. Zielinski, age 48, of Monette formerly of Blytheville, passed from this life Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro. Born to James S. Zielinski and Dottie Wilson in Blytheville, David was employed by Outokumpu Stainlesss in Calvert, Alabama. ...
Linda Sue Riggs, age 61, of Manila, the widow of Rodney Riggs, passed from this life Thursday June 11, 2015 at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born December 14, 1953 in Lepanto, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Bill and Pauline Pryor Griggs and had been a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas. ...