Mr. David Eugene Sellers, age 66 of Caraway, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the St. Bernard’s Medical Center. Born April 20, 1949 in Pontiac, Michigan, he was the son of the late Donald Malcolm and Donna Bailey Sellers and was an active member of the Caraway United Methodist Church. Mr. Sellers served his county in the United States Army during the Korean War, enjoyed fishing and was an avid sports fan.
He is survived by his wife of 17 years Deborah Sellers of Caraway, Arkansas; two sons: Adrian Sellers of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Jesse Sellers and wife Ashley of Georgia; one brother: D.L. Sellers of Michigan; two sisters: Diane Eldred and Donita Foot both of Michigan; one step-son: Robert “Bobby” Bauer of Caraway, Arkansas: two step-daughters: Kelly Mastin of Caraway, Arkansas and Traccy Whittenburg of Black Oak, Arkansas. Mr. Sellers also leaves thirteen grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends. Memorial services will be Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 2:00pm at the Caraway United Methodist Church with Bro. Jerry Reed officiating. The family has requested a private disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Arkansas
Mr. Neil Clark Shirley, age 82 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away September 2, 2015 at the NEA Hospital in Jonesboro. Born September 23, 1932 in Newport, Arkansas, he was the son Mr. Cody and Velva Rollins Shirley and was a member of the Jonesboro Worship Center. Mr. Shirley was a Chief Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force for 25 years and was a member of the Jonesboro Chapter American Legion. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
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Mr. James R. Forrester, age 88 of Trumann, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born October 24, 1926 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Cleveland Edward and Johnnie James Forrester. Mr. Forrester was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Trumann and had served his county in the United States Navy during World War II. He enjoyed going to church, spending time with his family andClick here to read more.
Mr. Nevin Keith Hawkins, age 50 of Blytheville, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at his home. Born February 1, 1965 in Paragould, Arkansas, he was the son of Jason Clifford and Bernadine Burgess Hawkins, Jr. and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. Hawkins was of the Baptist faith and had attended Leachville High School. Mr. Hawkins enjoyed fishing, playing Texas Hold-Em, watching movies and spending time with his grandchildren. His family would like Nevin to beClick here to read more.
Mrs. Joyce Lavonne Toon, 68, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2015 at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Mrs. Toon was born in South Carolina, January 3, 1947 to Guy and Dorothy Hawkins Jackson, and was of the Church of God faith. She enjoyed facebook, playing games, fishing, collecting recipes and cooking.
Mrs. Toon was survived by her husband: Billy Young; two sons: Guy Thomas Clymer and William Troy Clymer both of Houston, Texas; one daughter: Wendy Long-Beach ofClick here to read more.
Mrs. Willene Driskill, age 62, of Steele, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 24, 2015 at her home. Born, August 27, 1952 in Rives, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Mildred Sharp Pritchett and was an outstanding housekeeper, enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years: Alvin Driskill of Steele, Missouri; three grandchildren: Chelsey Tyler of Manila, Arkansas; Dylan Dunavin and Sarah Dunavin both ofClick here to read more.