Mr. Walter J. Briley, age 78 of Manila, Arkansas, passed away April 16, 2015 at his home. Born September 28, 1936 in Manila, he was the son of the late Talmadge Eugene and Pauline Emily Wortham Briley and had been a longtime area resident. He was a United States Army Veteran, owned Briley's Body Shop in Manila and enjoyed woodworking and making duck calls.
He is survived by his wife: Mrs. Wanda Camp Briley of the home: one son: R.N. Briley of Manila, Arkansas; one sister: Kay Webb of Nashville,Click here to read more.
Paul E. Hancock, 79, passed away on April 13th 2015 in Jonesboro, AR. He was born to Noble Hancock and Jaunita Tucker Hancock on July 28, 1935 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and later moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas. Paul was known to his family and friends as the embodiment of kindness and love. He worked hard, and farmed a majority of his life. He was also an outdoorsman, and enjoyed spending a majority of that time hunting and fishing. Above all else, Paul was a family man. He was deeply loved andClick here to read more.
Mr. Nolan D. Bowman, age 80 of Paragould, Arkansas, departed this life on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born August 17, 1934 in Lake City, Arkansas to the late Node and Opal Moore Bowman, he was a member of the Marmaduke First Baptist Church and was a longtime area resident.
He is survived by his companion: Sherry Stanfill of Paragould, Arkansas; three brothers: Jerry Bowman and wife Tony Bowman of Lake City, Arkansas, Stanley Bowman, andClick here to read more.
Mr. Hubert Blake, age 74, of Brockwell, Arkansas, passed away on April 2, 2015 at the Community Medical Center of Izard County in Calico Rock, Arkansas. Born January 5, 1941 in Bakersville, California, he was the son of the late Nelson Vernon and Edith Nichols Blake. Mr. Blake enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by two son: Hubert Scott Blake of Arizona, Nelson Blake of Arkansas; Step sons: Doreen Patcheck of Arkansas, Fred Frey of Arkansas, Kenny Frey of ArkansasClick here to read more.
Mr. Jesse Franklin Summitt of Paragould went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at his home at the age of 79. He was born November 4, 1935 in Cardwell, Missouri to Paul and Gladys Summitt, both of whom preceded him in death. He was an Army Veteran and retired carpenter/home builder.
Waiting to join him is his wife of 53 years: Jesslyn Gail Summitt; three children: Dottie Summitt and Doyle Summitt (Lori) of Paragould, and Dianna Edrington (Chris) of Tallahassee, FL.; six grandchildren:Click here to read more.