Mr. Douglas Kevin Martin, age 55 of Trumann, Arkansas, passed away December 31, 2014 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born November 12, 1959, he was the son of Devon and Jean Martin and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his granddaughter.
He is survived by his mother: Jean Martin of Lake City, Arkansas; one son: Brandon Martin of Trumann, Arkansas; one sister: DeVonda Sammons of Trumann, Arkansas; one granddaughter: Makenzie
Lawrence Vance Waddell, III, age 57 of Imboden, Arkansas, passed away January 1, 2015 at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born September 25, 1957 in Manila, Arkansas, he was the son of Lawrence Vance, Jr. and Iva Dell Downing Waddell and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. Waddell was of the Methodist faith, was a master plumber owning his own business and was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. Mr. Waddell enjoyed watching baseball and playing baseball in
Mr. Steven Douglas Manuel, 32 of Northeast Arkansas, passed away December 25, 2014 in Wichita, Kansas.
He was of the Christian faith, loved spending time with his dogs: Templeton, Cash and Teenie Weenie and his friends. He enjoyed singing and was a Arkansas Razorback fan.
He is survived by his mother; Shirley Hess Manuel; one brother: Terry Manuel; three sisters: Brandie Haines, Kimberly Browning and Janet Brewer. Mr. Manuel’s extended family: Leonard Pickle, Carmen Pickle, Amy
Mrs. Janie Evelyn Pugh Mosely, 88, of Steele, Missouri passed away on Saturday, December 27, 2014. Mrs. Mosely was born on June 14, 1926 in Kensett, Arkansas to the late Thomas H. and Gladys Louise Ausburn Pugh. Mrs. Mosely was a member of the Northside Church of Christ in Blytheville, Arkansas and was dedicated to serving the Lord. She taught Sunday School Classes for many years and was a teacher for World Bible School where she had students from all over the world. She never met a stranger
Mr. Wilson Dale Dawson, age 64 of Leachville, Arkansas, passed away December 24, 2014 at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born December 17, 1950 in Cave City, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Garland Earl and Marie Metheny Dawson and had been a longtime area resident. Mr. Dawson attended the Leachville Assembly of God Church and enjoyed working on four wheelers, lawn mowers and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by two sons: Brandon Dawson of
Mrs. Frances Myrtle Shipman, 91, passed away Thursday, December 25, 2014 at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born January 13, 1923 in Dixie, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Maggie Opal Nutt and was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed word search puzzles.
She is survived by one son: Raybon Upton of La Vern California; one daughter: Sadie Hufford of Paragould, Arkansas; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren and several
Mr. Jerry D. Henry, 72, passed away December 24, 2014 at the Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, Arkansas. He was the son of the late Morris and Vernie Smith Henry. He was an Army artillery veteran and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Henry enjoyed fishing and hunting and just driving the backroads.
Survivors include one son: Joey Henry of Caraway, Arkansas, one daughter: Angie McQuay of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two brothers: David Smith of Trumann, Arkansas, and Gary Don Smith of Caraway,
Mr. Everett Earl Lawrence, age 49 of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away December 21, 2014 at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Arkansas. Born February 25, 1965 in Sacramento, California, he was the son of Everett Ray and Peggie Stallcup Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was an avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing, hunting, camping and yard work. Mr. Lawrence enjoyed cooking, beadwork and motorcycles.
He is survived by his
Mr. Gary Steven Nightingale, 56 of Trumann, Arkansas passed away at his home Saturday, December 20, 2014. Born September 5, 1958 in Syracuse, New York, to Douglas and Mary Swadling Nightingale. Mr. Nightingale was an army veteran and of the Baptist faith, his hobbies include building model cars, woodsman, and just piddling with things in general.
Mr. Nightingale is survived by his wife, Donna of the home; one son: BJ Mixon of Harrison, Arkansas; seven daughters: Tina, and Crystal Nightingale
Mrs. Judy Hardin, age 67 of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on December 14, 2014 at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 1, 1947 in Osceola, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Dempsey and Maudie Mitchell and Azolena and Arnold Jackson. Mrs. Hardin was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed watching TV and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by one son: Britten Hardin and wife Rebecca of Illinois; two granddaughters: Hadley and Riley Hardin and one
Mrs. Edna Louise Schmitz, age 82 of Trumann, Arkansas, passed away December 12, 2014 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice house in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Mrs. Schmitz was born January 2, 1932 in Nettleton, Arkansas, to the late Eugene and Myrtle Elston Pierce. She loved to read and take care of her grandson Levi Holt.
She is survived by three sons: Mike Loggins of Trumann, Arkansas, Jeffery and Phillip Loggins both of Jonesboro, Arkansas. Three daughters: Teena Blagg and Vickie Matthews both of
Mrs. Ola Mae Fletcher, age 73 of Monette, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the St. Bernard’s Regional Medical Center after a sudden illness. Born October 17, 1941 in Kennett, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Robert and JoAnn Stanley Smith and had been a long time area resident. Mrs. Fletcher was a 1960 graduate of Bay High School and was married to Mr. Jim Fletcher of Black Oak in 1961. Mrs. Fletcher was a Christian and enjoyed cooking, taking care of her
Mr. Thomas L. Brown, 68, of Hornersville, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at his home. Mr. Brown was born on January 19, 1946 in Hornersville, Missouri to the late Thomas and Buela Brown. Mr. Brown was a truck driver and enjoyed fishing and reading.
Mr. Brown requested private services.
Mr. Nickey Kerry Weatherford, 63, of Trumann, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at his home after a brave battle with cancer. Mr. Weatherford was born on March 3, 1951 in Forrest City, Arkansas to the late Ross and Uveda Reese Weatherford. Mr. Weatherford was a member of the Christian Worship Center in Trumann, Arkansas and enjoyed watching TV.
Survivors include; his wife: Connie Weatherford of the home; one son: Nickey Lee Weatherford and wife Alicha of Trumann, Arkansas; one
Mr. Mickey Lynn Caples, age 60 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away December 4, 2014 at his home. Born August 24, 1954 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, he was the son of John Henry and Doris Holland Caples and was a member of the Walnut Street Baptist Church. Mr. Caples was active in the church as an EE trainer (Evangelism Explosion) that trains people to share the gospel and was a leader in Celebrate Recovery. Mr. Caples enojoyed all sports in general but was an avid Razorback fan. Mr. Caples played
Mr. David Harold Cohn, age 66 of Lake City, Arkansas, passed away on November 24, 2014 at the St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born June 6, 1948 in Monette, Arkansas, he was the son of the late James and Geneva Thomas Cohn and been a long time area resident. Mr. Cohn enjoyed watching TV and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by one son: Jay Cohn and Heather of Manila, Arkansas; one brother: Rick Cohn and Lea of Monette, Arkansas; three sisters:
Mr. Richard Owen Griffin, age 57 of Bono, Arkansas, passed away on December 3, 2014 at the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born March 4, 1957 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas he was the son of Mr. Owen and Sibyl Harris Griffin. Mr. Griffin was a lifelong member of the Bono Church of Christ and loved to lead singing, and being a Deacon of the church. He also loved playing guitar and was the voice of the Westside Warriors football team and loved ASU athletics. Mr. Griffin