Effie Boren, 96, of Blytheville, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born to Aaron and Stella (Dobbs) Fleming, Effie was a retired nurse's aide and was a member of First Baptist Church. Effie loved to crochet, quilt, and sew, as well as do crafts and ceramics. ...
Bobby Joe Rich, 65, of Yarbro went to his eternal home Wednesday, April 27, 2016. He passed at his home while fighting cancer. He was born to Overt O'Neil Rich and Irene Wheatley on June 14th, 1950 in Bowling Green, Ky. Bobby is survived by his wife Peggy Rich of Yarbro;...
Mrs. Irma Jean Knowles, 63, of Biloxi, Mississippi died Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Serenity Springs Health Care Center in Biloxi. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the McDonald-Horne Funeral Home.
Barry Lynn Beach, 60, of Leachville, passed from this life Thursday April 28, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Kennett, he was the son of the late Charles and Wilma Hill Beach and was raised in the Buckeye community. A 1973 graduate of Manila High School, he was a lifelong resident of the Manila and Leachville areas and was a retired supervisor with Nucor-Yamato Steel in Blytheville. ...
Mrs. Peggy Diane Birmingham, 61, 0f Jonesboro and formerly of Blytheville, died at Arlington Cove Nursing Home in Trumann, Arkansas on April 24, 2016. Peggy was born in Blytheville on April 30, 1954 to Rubin Thomas (RT) and Peggy Killingsworth. She worked for many years at a retail convenience store in customer service. ...
Sylvia Lee Green
Mrs. Sylvia Lee Green, 65, of Osceola, passed away April 25, 2016 in her home. Born February 26, 1951 in Blytheville to the late Willie Sr. Green and Jessie Lee Perkins Green, Carter was a loving homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband Walter Bornes and brother Willie Green Jr...
Dylan J. Stewart
Dylan J. Stewart, 22, of Jacksonville, Ark., passed away April 23, 2016. Born December 5, 1993 in Blytheville to Jeff and Krista Stewart of Osceola, he was employed as an aviation mechanic at Dassault Falcon Jet in Little Rock. He was of the Baptist faith and is survived by his wife: Kim Stewart;...
Lena Whitney, 75, of Louisville, Miss., passed away Friday, April 22, 2016 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Born to James and Odes (Russell) Middleton, Lena was the bookkeeper for Whitney Plumbing for many years. She was devoted to her faith and loved the Lord. ...
Murray Dewayne McHaffey
Murray Dewayne McHaffey, 75, of Blytheville passed from this life on Friday, April 22, 2016. Dewayne was born to the late Isaac Murray and Willie Mildred Goff McHaffey, September 24, 1940, in Blytheville. He graduated from Burdette School and later received a B.S. ...
Jackie Hunter, 67, of Marked Tree, died April 14 in Marked Tree. Born January 13, 1949, she was a homemaker. A graveside memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on April 20 at Shady Grove Cemetery in Evadale, Ark. Arrangements are being made by Wilson Funeral Home of Osceola...
Henrietta McCadney Harrison, 66, of Rocky Mount, N.C., formerly of Mississippi County, died March 27 in Rocky Mount. Born August 2, 1949 in Mississippi County, she was a secretary at Nash Community College for 26 years, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force...
Ruth Ivory Estell, 55, of Eufaula, Okla., formerly of Osceola, died April 14 in Muskogee, Okla. Born March 27, 1961 in Osceola, she was a factory worker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Curly Estell and Bernice Pointer Estell, sister Dorothy Estell and brother Melton Estell...
Julia "Judy" Dorris, 90, of Santa Teresa, New Mexico and formerly of Blytheville, passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2016 in El Paso, Texas. Born to Harvey and Celesta (Walthal) Hicks, Judy was the bookkeeper at Briggs Furniture in West Memphis and Barton's Lumber Company...
Perry Dixon, 75, of Dell, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born to Noble and Debbie (Ramsey) Dixon in the Little River Community., Perry was a lifelong farmer and a member of First Baptist Church in Blytheville. Mr. Dixon was awarded Mississippi County Farm Family of the Year in 2002. He was a lifelong resident of Dell. Perry was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who has faithfully taken care of his wife and family...
Reba Jo Coles, age 52 of Leachville, died Sunday April 17, 2016 at her home. Born at Leachville, she was the daughter of the late Alvin Coles and had been a lifelong area resident. Reba was a 1981 graduate of Leachville High School and was a retired truck driver, having worked for J-Mar Express in Searcy and Ronnie Montgomery Trucking in Bono. She was a member of the Community Fellowship Church in Jonesboro. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by her sister, Wilma Brandon...
Lola "Walters" Caviness, 90, of Blytheville, passed away April 17, 2016 at Gosnell Therapy and Living Center in Gosnell. Lola was born to Albert and Jenny Lyles on March 5, 1926 in Elliott, Mississippi, where she lived until moving to Blytheville. She was employed at TRI-AD Utrad and Columbia Ribbon Company until their closing. Lola was then employed at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Blytheville as a respiratory therapist for 23 years before retiring...
Mr. Terry Edward Sartin, 44, of Osceola died Friday, April 8, 2016 in Steele, Missouri. Born May 18, 1971 in Marianna, Ark. to Troy Sartin and Jewell Merriman Sartin, both of Osceola. He was a factory worker and of the Baptist faith. Mr. Sartin leaves one sister, Tracy Randolph of Osceola; and...
Minnie Linda Tate, 88, of Leachville, the widow of Cary Preston Tate, passed from this life Tuesday April 12, 2016 at her home. Born in Campbell, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Fred and Gladys Linhart Harmon and had been a Leachville resident since 1968...
Mr. Michael "Mike" Dewayne Grimes, 67, of Blytheville died Sunday, April 10, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. Born September 24, 1948 in Osceola to the late Delmer Grimes and the late Billie Dew Grimes, he was a truck driver, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, a 1966 graduate of Luxora High School, a member of the American Legion, a member of Connection Ministries in Blytheville, doorman and limo drive for MCW for 22 years and a lifetime resident of Mississippi County...
Mrs. Louise Moore, 88, of Blytheville, died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. She was born in Mississippi and in later years moved to Chicago. While in Chicago she worked as a stock clerk for a department store. She moved here in 2000 and was a member of the Gospel Temple Church of God in Christ and served on the Mother Board...
Mr. Leslie Eugene England, 43, of Lake City died Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in Little Rock. Born May 31, 1972 in Osceola, his parents included Ruby and Terry O'Barr, both of Lake City and his late stepfather Robert Pough. He was a factory worker and of the Pentecostal faith...
Mrs. Hazel Marie Golden, 84, of Blytheville, died Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Blytheville. Born September 12, 1931 in Clarksdale, Ark. to the late Edgar Chambers and the late Lavern Chambers, she was a homemaker, a member of the Gospel Temple C.O.G.I.C. as well as an emeritus member of the Motherboard...
Hazel Nadine Duffel, 87, of Monette, passed from this life Friday April 8, 2016 at her home. Born in Hazen, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Otha and Essie Eiland Putt and had been a Monette area resident for over 60 years. A devoted and faithful Christian, she was a longtime member of the former Childress Baptist Church and read her bible daily. She loved gardening, knitting, and working crossword puzzles...
Drew Kelley, 18, of Gosnell, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016. Drew was born in Blytheville to Howard and Laura (Hopper) Kelley and was a lifelong resident. Drew was a member of the Senior Class of 2016 at Gosnell High School. His favorite class was Mrs. ...
Durrell Lynn Warren, 59, of Dyersburg, Tennessee died suddenly at his home last Saturday, April 2, 2016. He was born in Lambert, Miss. on November 10, 1956 to Grady and Aleen Ferguson Warren. After graduating from high school, he attended junior college, where he met his future wife, Carol Hathcock. They celebrated their 36th anniversary in January of this year. He then graduated from Mississippi State University...