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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Joey Askue (07/28/15)
Joey Askue, 24, of Armorel, departed this life, Sunday, July 26, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home.
Jean Thompson (07/28/15)
Mrs. Jean Thompson, of Blytheville, departed this life, Monday, July 27, 2015 in Memphis. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home.
Robert Lipscomb (07/28/15)
Mr. Robert "Bob" Lipscomb, of Jonesboro and formerly of Blytheville, departed this life, Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in Jonesboro. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home.
Robert Payne (07/27/15)
Survivors include the love of his life, Loretta Yvonne (Sigman) Payne, whom he married August 30, 1956; Two sons, Robert F. "Bobby" Payne Jr. and his wife Deanna of Blytheville, and Mark Payne and his wife Cheryl of Searcy; Two brothers, Johnny Payne and wife Betty, and Russell Payne and wife Helen all of Blytheville;...
William McCarty (07/27/15)
William "Bo" McCary of Cardwell, age 58, Missouri died Saturday, July 25th at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Paragould, on November 8th, 1956 to the late William Russell and Virginia Lee McCarty, he had lived most of his life in the Cardwell and Arbyrd areas. Bo served 20 years in the U.S. Army National Guard and was employed for several years by Harrison Farms and later Ward Farms...
Helen Garey (07/27/15)
Helen Joyce Garey joined her Lord in eternal slumber on Saturday, July 25th at her home when her heart gave out. She was born on October 3rd, 1932, in Greenbriar. Helen was a retired factory worker, and member of of the New Hope Pentecostal Church of God in Dyess...
Charles Williams (07/27/15)
Charles Henry Williams, age 64 of Cardwell, died Saturday, July 25th at his home. Born in Paragould, he was the some of the late Henry David Williams and was a lifelong resident of the Cardwell and Arbyrd areas. Charles served in the U.S. Army and was a retired farmer, having worked for Harrison Farms until his retirement in 1991. He attended Calvary Full Gospel Church in Carwell for many years...
Beatrice Meacham (07/27/15)
Beatrice Faye Meacham, age 89, of Manila, widow of Tom Meacham, passed from this life on Saturday, July 25th at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. Born in Pocahontas, Arkansas to the late Rufus and Reedie Tyler, she had lived most of her life in Manila and was a retired nurses aide for the Manila Nursing Center. ...
Jimmie Rucker (07/24/15)
Jimmie Lee Rucker, Sr., 76, of Blytheville, passed from this life Wednesday, July 22, 2015. He was born in Shady Grove, Virginia and was a member of the Holland Baptist Church in Holland, Missouri. Jimmie served his country and retired from the U.S. ...
Arthur Richardson (07/20/15)
Mr. Arthur Lee Richardson passed away on Saturday, July 11th at the Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Mr. Richardson was born on December 8th, 1960 in Hayti, MO and lived most of his life as a farmer. Mr. Richardson is preceded in death by his father Percy Richardson Sr. and his mother Iossie Taylor Richardson...
Charles Postley, Sr. (07/20/15)
Charles Postley Sr. of Blytheville passed away in Saturday, July 18th at St. Bernard Hospital in Jonesboro at the age of 87. Funeral arrangements will be announced by McDonald-Horne Funeral Home.
Ruth Briley (07/20/15)
Ruth Ramona Duncan Briley, age 86, of Blytheville, passed from this life on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the StoneBridge Assisted Living and Rehab Center in Blytheville. Born to James and Siena Wilbanks Duncan in Savannah, Tenn., she was a resident of Blytheville for most of her life. ...
Luther Mask (07/20/15)
Luther "L.D." Dophis Mask, 70, of Blytheville, died July 19, 2015. He was born May 29, 1945 to Luther Mask and Susie Smith Mask of Blytheville. He was a retired air condition repairman of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Stanley Mask...
Katherine Macre (07/20/15)
Children, John and Billie Jean Macre of Germantown, Tenn. and Sam and Beth Macre Jr. of Springdale, Ark.; Grandchildren, Michael and Wendy Macre of Memphis, Ben Macre of Memphis, Justin and Kristy Macre of Memphis, Jessica Macre of Springdale, and Jason Macre of Springdale;...
Geneva Jackson (07/17/15)
Geneva Estelle Jackson passed away on Friday, July 17th at her home in Manila at the age of 63. Born in Manila on April 12th, 1952, she was the daughter of the late James Woodrow Macon and Rosie Lee Lutz and had lived several years in the Leola and Sheridan areas before returning to Manila. She was a certified nurse aide and was a member of the Bethabara Baptist Church near Lake City...
Keith Austin (07/17/15)
Keith Edwin Austin, Sr. perished on Thursday, July 16th at the age of 49 years old. He served in the United States Navy as an Airman, and received a letter of recommendation for S.E.A.L. training by his Company Commander. Keith was a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a lifetime member of the International Dean's List Society, and was nominated by the President of Nicholls State University for the "Who's Who" of American Universities...
Walter Belew (07/17/15)
Walter Jerrell Belew, age 79, of Jonesboro, former longtime Portia resident, died Thursday July 16, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Born in the Lesterville community, he was the son of the late Walter and Flossie Webb Belew and lived most of his life in Lawrence County...
Hershel Lollar (07/16/15)
Mr. Hershel Lollar, age 74, of Blytheville, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the St. Bernard Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born to J.B. and Alberta Roberts Lollar in Blytheville, he was a lifelong area resident and of the Pentecostal faith...
Ophelia Webb Cochran (07/16/15)
Mrs. Ophelia Webb Cochran, 92, of Blytheville, died Monday, July 13, 2015 in Little Rock. Born December 22, 1922, in Birdsong to the late Lorenzo Webb and the late Florence Marzetta Webb, she was a retired housekeeper and a member of the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Blytheville...
Ida Tate (07/15/15)
Ida Lee Tate, 92, of Blytheville passed away on Tuesday, July 14th at Heritage Square Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements will be announced by McDonald-Home Funeral Home.
Isaac Covert (07/15/15)
Isaac Edgar Covert, age 74, of Vilonia, AR passed from this life Monday July 13, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. Born in New Brighton, PA he was the son of the late Isaac Herbert and Inez Swan Covert and was raised in the Georgetown, PA area...
Alvin Bynum (07/15/15)
Mr. Alvin "Al" Merle Bynum, Sr., 77, of Hardy passed away at home. He was born on April 3, 1938 to Samuel Bennett Bynum and Eva Mae Glass Bynum. His usual occupation before becoming disabled was a sheet metal worker. He also served in the United States Army...
Ova Bearden (07/15/15)
Ova Dean Meacham Bearden, age 84 of Blytheville, passed from this life on Monday, July 13, 2015 at her home. Born to William and Jessie Perry Vasser in Manila, Arkansas, she was a lifelong area resident, retired employee of Bush's Canning Company and of the Baptist Faith...
Hershel Lollar (07/15/15)
Hershel Lollar, 74, of Blytheville passed from this life on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the St. Bernards Regional Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when completed. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.cobbfuneralhome.com...
George Smith (07/15/15)
George Richard Smith, age 79, of the Milligan Ridge community near Manila, died Monday July 13, 2015 at St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. Born in the Shady Grove community, he was the son of the late Claud and Mary Edna Simpson Smith and had been a lifelong Manila area resident...
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