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Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016
Ann C. Kuykendall (09/27/16)
Mrs. Ann C. Kuykendall, 82, of Atlanta, died on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Well Star Cobb Hospital in Austell, Ga. She was born in Widener, Ark. to Mr. Emery Stinnett and Mrs. Rosanna U. Bane. She moved to Blytheville as a very young child and was reared by her aunt, Rosie Allen, and her brother Ellis was reared here by another aunt, Bertha Stinnett. ...
Franklin Cletus Huckabee (09/27/16)
Mr. Franklin Cletus Huckabee, 66, of Caraway, passed from this life on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Monette, he was the son of the late Hayden and Letha Mae Dawson Huckabee and had been a lifelong resident of Buffalo Island. He was a retired farmer, having been a longtime employee of Lloyd Bibb Farms and Noble Cullum Farms. He attended Milligan Ridge Baptist Church and will be greatly missed by his family and friends...
James Edward Saulsberry (09/27/16)
Mr. James Edward Saulsberry, 70, of Blytheville, died Monday, September 26, 2016 in Blytheville. Born April 23, 1946 in Barr, Miss. to the late James E. Saulsberry and the late Callie Davis Saulsberry, he was retired military, serving in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and was a retired entrepreneur. He was also a member of the Northside Church of Christ...
Jason Richard Thomas (09/27/16)
Mr. Jason Richard Thomas, 36, of Blytheville, passed away at his home on Monday, September 26, 2016. Born May 20, 1980 in Blytheville to Brian Richard Thomas and Sandra Marie Hammock, he loved being a paramedic and working in the healthcare profession...
Candy Renae Shaw (09/27/16)
Ms. Candy Renae Shaw, 36, of Blytheville, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born April 26, 1980 in Memphis, to Willie L. Burks of Blytheville and the late Amy Peggy Tucker, she was a homemaker. In addition to her mother she is preceded in death by two brothers, Robert McMinn and Willie Tucker...
Danielle Rena Stevison (09/27/16)
Ms. Danielle Rena Stevison, 21, of Lepanto, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016 in Memphis. Born November 1, 1994 in Jonesboro, to Frederick Joplin and Ellen Stevison of Lepanto, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Ms. Stevison leaves grandparents, Estella Joplin of Lepanto, Nobec Joplin, Jr of West Memphis and great-grandmother Katherine Joplin of Lepanto;...
Mollie Mae Hayes (09/27/16)
Ms. Mollie Mae Hayes, 77, of Blytheville, passed away on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born October 1, 1938 in St. Louis, to the late Cornelius Hayes and the late Arletha Jones Hayes, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith...
Velma Cunningham (09/27/16)
Ms. Velma Cunningham, 68, of Blytheville, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at the Heritage Square Nursing Facility in Blytheville. She was born on September 23, 1947. Ms. Cunningham leaves four daughters, Bobbie Johnson and Dorothy Stone of Blytheville, Gloria Rinkines of Sierra Vista, Ariz. and Olie Smith of Atlanta, Ga.;...
Woodrow Wilson, Jr. (09/27/16)
Mr. Woodrow Wilson, Jr, 74, of Osceola, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at home. Born on July 4, 1942 in Clarksdale, Miss to the late Woodrow Wilson, Sr. and the late Ellen Harris Wilson, he was a retired welder for International Harvester and was also a deacon of Tabernacle M.B. Church in Osceola...
Autem Williams (09/27/16)
Ms. Autem Williams, 25, of Hayti, Mo., passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. She was born on September 27, 1990 to John Williams, Jr. and Dorothy Woods. Ms. Williams leaves fours sisters, Raquel Jenkins of Blytheville, Telisha Hendrix of Riverdale, Ga., LeShun Jenkins and Taquila Jenkins both of Kennett; and...
Jerry Jackson (09/27/16)
Mr. Donald Jerry Jackson, 82, of Osceola, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born December 18, 1933 in Dell to the late James Farmer and Linnye King Jackson, he was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Osceola and a retired manager at American Greetings Corporation...
Franklin Cletus Huckabee (09/26/16)
Mr. Franklin Cletus Huckabee, 66, of Caraway, passed from this life on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Monette, he was the son of the late Hayden and Letha Mae Dawson Huckabee and had been a lifelong resident of Buffalo Island. He was a retired farmer, having been a longtime employee of Lloyd Bibb Farms and Noble Cullum Farms. He attended Milligan Ridge Baptist Church and will be greatly missed by his family and friends...
Ophelia Thompson-Valliant (09/23/16)
Mrs. Ophelia Thompson-Valliant, 92, died Thursday, September 15, 2016, at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro, AR. Born August 12, 1924, in Shaw, Miss. to the late Annie Wilson and the late Rev. C.W. Thompson, she was known to some as "Momma Doll", "Doll" and "Gigi"...
Richard Aiery Grammer, Jr. (09/23/16)
Mr. Richard Airey Grammer, Jr., 49, of Blytheville, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2016. Born to the late Richard Airey Grammer and Juanita Hall Grammer of Steele. Mr. Grammer was a carpenter by trade and enjoyed working with wood. He liked to pick up old wood from buildings that had been torn down and he would make something beautiful and useful from it. ...
Mary Jane Lopez (09/23/16)
Mrs. Mary Jane Lopez, 67, of Gosnell passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Born in Blytheville on January 19,1949 to the late Cecil and Vena Counts Haley. She was a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Gosnell, where she worked in the nursery for a while...
Clifton Leon Richmond (09/22/16)
Mr. Clifton Leon Richmond, 51, of Manila, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Osceola, he was the son of the late Leon and Marilyn Richmond. He was raised in the Dyess Community, was a longtime employee of Schueck Steel and was currently employed at Primetals in Blytheville. He enjoyed fishing, riding his motorcycle and always had a project going...
Ezzard Charles Shannon (09/21/16)
Mr. Ezzard Charles Shannon, 65, of Blytheville, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016 at Region One Medical Center, in Memphis. Born June 26, 1951, in Blytheville, to the late Shelby Shannon and the late Lorene Hudson, he was a landscaper and of the Baptist faith...
Mary Ellen Scott (09/21/16)
Mrs. Mary Ellen Scott, 87, of Osceola, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016 in Memphis. Born on May 25, 1929 in Tomato to the late Arthur Lee Cochran and the late Mary Dockery Cochran, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by four of her sisters and six of her brothers...
MARY GLASSCOCK HARVEY (09/20/16)
Mrs. Mary Glasscock Harvey, 84, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, September 19, 2016 at Heritage Square Nursing Home. Mary was born in Blytheville to Joseph and Jennie (Bolin) Glasscock. She was retired from General Insurance Agency as a licensed agent and insurance secretary. Mary was a charter member of Trinity Baptist Church where she was a past Sunday school teacher. She was also a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, and grandmother...
ARAPHEAL (RAY) LAWRENCE ARRINGTON (09/20/16)
Mr. Arapheal (Ray) Lawrence Arrington, 65, died on Sunday, September 18, 2016, at St Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Ray was born in Memphis, Tenn. on September 4, 1951. Ray's interests included the Dallas Cowboys and the Tennessee Volunteers. He was a Christian and devoted much of his time and energy to his family. He was looking forward to voting for Donald Trump in the upcoming election...
Willie Earl Moutry (09/20/16)
Mr. Willie Earl Moutry, 36, of Blytheville, died on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his home. Born on January 16, 1980 in Blytheville, to Jewel Moutry of Orlando, Fla., and Herman Jackson of Blytheville and stepmother Shirley Calhoun of Blytheville. Mr. Moutry leaves his wife, Veronica Moutry of Sikeston, Mo.;...
Jerry Chandler Hodge (09/20/16)
Mr. Jerry Chandler Hodge, 74, of Blytheville died Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born on September 12, 1942 in Blytheville to late Mose Hodge and late Geraldine Lowery Elder, he was a retired General Motors employee and a retired farmer. He was also a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Blytheville...
Donald Hurt (09/15/16)
Mr. Donald Ray Hurt, age 71 of Blytheville, Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born July 12, 1945 in Louisiana, he was the son of Louis and Maxine Parr Hurt and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Hurt was a great mechanic back in the day and enjoyed working in his yard, playing his guitar, taking care of his dog Roxie and spending time with his family...
William James (09/13/16)
William C. "Sonny" James, 84, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Sonny was born in Helena, Arkansas to Will and Virlie (Bradshaw) James. He was a retired truck driver and was a member of North 10th Street Baptist Church. Sonny loved his church and spending time with his family. When he was able, he loved to work in his yard...
Jackie Fair (09/13/16)
Mr. Jackie Fair of Detroit, formally of Blytheville, passed away on September 9, 2016. Mr. Jackie leaves wife Mary Fair and four sons; Larry Fair of Dallas, Emmile Fair of Detroit, Texas, Tramaine Fair of Dallas, and Darrell Fair of Blytheville. Visitations will be held on September 17, 2016 at 10:00 am, at New Immanuel, funeral services will be held after starting at 11:00. Burial services will be held at Sandy Ridge Cemetary...
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