Sweetie Davis, the infant daughter of Don Davis, Jr. and Ashley Davis, both of Blytheville, passed away Monday February 8, 2016 in Blytheville. In addition to her parents, she leaves two sisters, Ajavies Davis of St. Louis, Mo. and Nae Nae Davis of Madison, Wis.;...
Mrs. Lela Guthrie, 57, of Caraway, died Sunday, February 7, 2016 in Caraway. Born October 23, 1958, in Lepanto, to the late Vernon Maness and the late Cora Hardy Maness, she was a certified nursing assistant. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sister Dyann Smith and her brother Jimmy Maness...
D'Vante Razor, Jr., the infant son of Domonique Talley and D'Vante Razor, Sr., both of Blytheville, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2016 in Blytheville. In addition to his parents, he leaves his sister Kimiyah Razor of Memphis, Tenn.; Two grandmothers, Elnora Carter of Blytheville and Robbie Beard of Memphis, Tenn.;...
Mrs. Pecolia Diggs, 87, of Luxora, died Monday, February 8, 2016 in Blytheville. Born April 26, 1928 in Luxora to the late Christine Amos White and the late Welton Cartwright, she was a homemaker and a lifetime member of the New Salem M.B. Church in Luxora and President of Motherboard...
Mrs. Maxine Robinson Johnson, 64, of Newport died Sunday, February 7, 2016 in her home. Born December 26, 1951 in Blytheville to the late Love Robinson, Jr. and the late Luecressie Sanders Robinson, she was a retired teacher of the Newport School District and a member of the First Baptist Church in Newport's Mission Society and usher as well as a member of the Zeta Honor/Service Society...
Ethan Robert Scott, 7 month old infant son of Ashton and Jason Scott, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at his home. Ethan was born in Blytheville and attended Eastside Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Guilliams; and uncle, Phillip MacDonald...
Lola Flippo Rice, 90, of Manila, died Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Clover Bend, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Robert and Roxie Turley Kincade and was 1944 graduate of Delaplaine High School...
Mitchell Wayne Maxwell, 19, of Rector, passed from this life Sunday February 7, 2016 at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. Born in Paragould, he was the son of the late Mitchell L. Maxwell and lived most of his life in Paragould and Manila. Mitchell was a former employee of the City of Rector and had also worked at Couch's Barbecue in Paragould...
Mary B. Horn, 85, of Manila, the widow of Ray Elwin Horn, passed from this life Friday February 5, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Manila, she was the daughter of the late Banner Bryan and Kitty Ovedee Phillips Moore and was a lifelong Manila resident. ...
Sarah Lee Kirk, 78, of Steele, made entry into her heavenly home Friday, February 5, 2016 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Born to Monroe and Rosa (Mullins) King, Sarah was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. Sarah attended both Holland and Cooter schools. ...
Lonnie Eugene Holdaway, 45, of Blytheville, passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at his home. Born to Bobby and Sandra (Razer) Holdaway, Lonnie was the former parts manager at Blytheville Ford Lincoln and Mercury. He was an avid Oklahoma Sooners fan and loved playing with his great niece and nephew...
William Ross Smith
William Ross Smith, 35, of Blytheville, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at his home. Ross was a graduate of Blytheville High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Blytheville. Ross was an integral part of the family business, R.D. Hughes Gin Company, where he farmed and managed operations...
Ethan Robert Scott, 7 month old son of Ashton and Jason Scott, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com...
Ted Johnson, 62, of Leachville, passed from this life Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Siloam Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Siloam Springs. Born in Manila, he was the son of the late Billy Mack Johnson and was raised in the Buckeye community...
Alan Patterson, 62, of Blytheville, died Monday, February 1, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Emerson Funeral Home at a later time.
Joe Charles Perry, 80, of Blytheville, died Feb. 2, 2016 at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born March 22, 1935 in Arkadelphia, he was a retired factory worker and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Perry and Bertha Spearman Perry, and brothers Charles Perry, Lonnie Perry and Leventis Perry...
Marveleine Woodard, 81, of Blytheville, died Jan. 30, 2016 at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born Jan. 21, 1935 in Dell, she was retired from the Sarah Lee factory, and a member of both Lively Stone Missionary Baptist Church and West End Missionary Baptist Church, serving on the Usherboard for both...
J.D. Love, 102, of Osceola, died Feb. 1, 2016 in Osceola. Born Jan. 14, 1914 in Kosciusko, Miss., he was a landscaper and a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Osceola. He was preceded in death by his parents, Niles Love and Clayton Love, and his wife, Frozenia Love...
Dennis James Meeks, 57, of Claremore, Okla., formerly of Osceola, died Jan. 25, 2016 in Claremore. Born Dec. 18, 1958 in Osceola, he was a factory worker and a member of New Mt. Pleasant Church in Osceola. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer Meeks and Mamie Tillman...
Jessie Altie King, 71, of Lepanto, died Feb. 2, 2016 in Memphis. Born Nov. 29, 1944 in Lepanto, she was a homemaker and an Apostolic Pentecostal. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elvin King and Bertha King, sisters Lizzy Barnes and Shirley Presley, and brothers Louie and Billy King...
Hershel Gray, 92, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at Flo and Phil Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born to Hannah and Annie (Hearn) Gray, Hershel was a welder, at Thrall Car welding box cars in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He was also an employee at ACCO in Blytheville. ...
Mr. Harry Albert "Hank" Haines, age 89, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family. When asked during his last week where he was born, Hank said, "Blytheville, Arkansas." Upon being reminded that he was from Wisconsin Rapids, he adamantly held to his original answer. Hank's parents, the late Harry Wilmer and Florence Gallup Haines, moved to the Arkansas Delta when Hank was a small boy, and the region remained central to his identity...
Peggy Hale, 66, of Blytheville, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at her home. Born to Delbert "Big Boy" and Irene (McCarroll) Cannon, Peggy was the payroll officer at Arkansas Northeastern College. She was very dedicated to her job. In her free time, Peggy enjoyed putting together jigsaw puzzles and going with her husband to antique car shows. She was an animal lover. She also enjoyed watching Jeopardy and the Price is Right. Peggy was a dedicated wife, mother, and friend...
Mary Marie Anderson, 82, of Cooter, Mo., passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at her home. Born to Edgar and Annie (Rider) Miller, Marie was a homemaker. She was a member of Tyler Church of God. Church was her life and she played a very active role in her church. Marie was a former Sunday school teacher and the Sunday school superintendent. She was also the youth choir leader. Marie was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She loved her family and was a devoted mother and grandmother...
Nora Ladell Edwards, of Jonesboro, passed away at the age of 82 on February 1, 2016 at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House following a lengthy illness. She was a devout Christian and a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church in Jonesboro. Nora moved to Blytheville from Mendenhall, Miss. in 1979 and has resided in Jonesboro for the last 18 years...