Mr. Steven Wayne Blake, age 58 of Hardy, Arkansas, passed away October 13, 2014 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas. Born October 17, 1955 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Wayne and Madlyn Evans Blake (Cates) . Mr. Blake was of the Church of Christ belief and was a faithful 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason. Mr. Blake proudly served our country in the United States Army National Guard and had a Bachelor’s degree in social work from Arkansas StateClick here to read more.
Mrs. Effie Lois Presley, age 77 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born June 26, 1937 in Carthage, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late L.G. and Estell Settlemeyer Brooks and was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Trumann where she enjoyed helping with Sunday school and church related hobbies. Mrs. Presley enjoyed reading her Bible and witnessing. She was a volunteer for the Trumann CommunityClick here to read more.
Mrs. Juanita Carlene Parker, age 87 of Cherokee Village, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arkansas. Born February 24, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Carl Calvin and Nancy Lucille Goldman Nance and was a member of the Paragould Church of God. Mrs. Parker enjoyed reading her bible and watching tv.
She is survived by two sisters: Janeth Weaver and husband Johnny of Paragould and Barbara Peterson and husband Jack ofClick here to read more.
Mr. Billy Ray Weeks, 55, of Arkoma, Oklahoma, passed away on Friday, October 3, 2014 at his home. Mr. Weeks was born on January 11, 1959 in Caraway, Arkansas to Willis and Lena Kelems Weeks. Mr. Weeks was of the Baptist faith, an Army veteran, played the guitar, and loves to fish.
Survivors include; his mother: Lena Ritcheson of Fort Smith, Arkansas; his wife: Mary Weeks of the home; one son: Jeremiah Weeks of the home; five daughters: Sierra Weeks of the home, Melissa Sanchez of Griffith,Click here to read more.
Rebecca Gail Lenderman Holmes, age 50 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away of October 6, 2014 at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born September 12, 1964 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Jerry Walter and Patsy Ruth King Lenderman and attended the Church of Christ in Light, Arkansas. Mrs. Holmes was an administrative specialist for the college of music at ASU in Jonesboro. She loved music, rescuing animals and spending time with her family and friends.
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