Doris Nichole âNikkiâ March, 42, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away on February 27, 2018 at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. She was born on February 27, 1976 in Paragould, Arkansas to Jimmy Shaver and Carolyn Cooper. Member of Greater Vision Ministries, loved her family, loved being a Mom and Nana, and listening to music. She was dearly loved by all and her family will never be the same.
Survivors include; her father: Jimmy Shaver of Jonesboro, Arkansas; mom and dad: Elvis and
Kenneth Baker, 59, of Monette, Arkansas passed away on February 26, 2018 at his home. He was born on September 17, 1958 in Kennett, Missouri to Joseph Lee and Wilma Ruth Crabtree Baker. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and tinkering with tools.
Survivors include; his mother: Wilma Baker of Monette, Arkansas; three daughters: Angela Baker of Monette, Arkansas, Tina Baker of Flint, Michigan, and Crystal Baker of Flint, Michigan; one son: Kenny Baker, Jr. of Flint, Michigan; four grandchildren:
Alexa Jean Dunlap was born into Heaven on Friday, February 15, 2018 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Kevin and Brandy Wilson Dunlap.
In addition to her parents, survivors include; three brothers: Jameson Dunlap, Austyn and Slayton Elkins; three sisters: Zoi Wilson, Amelia and Elizabeth Dunlap.
She was preceded in death by; one brother: Keagen Dunlap.
Thomas Jerry Rutter, 71, of Paragould, AR, passed away on January 8, 2018 at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. T.J. was born in Memphis TN on November 27, 1946 to Floyd and Dorothy Rutter. He lived most of his life in Tennessee, then moved to AR about 15 years ago to be near his daughters and grandchildren. He loved to cook for family and friends and hosted many gatherings. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching old movies.
T.J. was a man who loved life and lived it to the fullest.
Debbie Kay Stark, 51 passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett, Missouri. She was born November 5, 1966 in Manila, Arkansas to Henry and Irene Reinhart Fletcher. She enjoyed taking vacations, fishing, camping, and loved lighthouses.
Survivors include; her husband: Charles Stark; one son: James Raglin; two brothers: Lonnie Arant (Elaine) of Marmaduke, Arkansas; Thomas Arant of Kennett, Missouri; one sister: Rhonda Nettles (Gene) of Leachville,
Gwindle Faye Anderson, 85, of Caraway, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at St. Bernard's Medical Center. She was born on October 5, 1932 in Caraway, Arkansas to the late Jess and Ruth Underwood Woods. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caraway, Arkansas, and enjoyed reading, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include; two sons: Larry Anderson (Shelia) of Caraway, Arkansas, and Jerry Anderson (Gayla) of Lake City, Arkansas;
Lucille Franks Ray, 88, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born on June 6, 1929 in Savanah, Tennessee to the late Elmer and Ethel Pipes Franks. She was a member of the Nettleton Church of Christ, retired as owner/operator of Lucilleâs Beauty Shop, enjoyed playing bingo, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include; one son: William Ray of Jonesboro, Arkansas; one daughter: Cindy Ray
Richard âDickâ Gerald Balfour, 78 passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Baptist East Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee. He was born January 12, 1940 in Los Angeles, California to Robert and Maxine Berry Balfour. He served his country in the United States Coast Guard, enjoyed pinstriping, customizing vehicles, drawing, drinking coffee, storytelling, and Sunday family lunches.
Survivors include, Brenda Chandler; two sons: Dan Balfour (Heidi); Donnie Balfour; two daughters: Karla
JOHN ELLIS PORTER , age 80, and long time resident of Highland, Arkansas, passed away from a long battle with congestive heart failure on February 15, 2018, in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
He will be missed by his five surviving children: Tammy Porter, Jane Toledo, Janet Porter, Jared Porter, and Dwain Porter, three grandchildren, five great grandchildren and extended family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Cassius and Irma Porter of Monterey Park, California.
John was born on August 10,
Elvis Lee McDole, 60, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away Sunday, February 11,2018 at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born December 1,1957 in Trumann, Arkansas to Oglee Johnny and Lenora Catherine (Wells) McDole . He was a Farmer and a Brick Mason by trade, but since retiring those trades, he adored river trips with the grandkids, BBQs with family, drag racing and cutting wood.
Survivors include; Debbie May McDole ,loving Mother of their children; daughter Carrie
Ella Mae Johnson Rogers, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, February 12, 2018. Ella was born March 11, 1933, in Craighead County, Arkansas. Her mother died when she was 8 years old, and Ella and her six siblings were separated and raised by other friends and relatives. Ella lived with and was loved by Joe and Artie Mitchell in Jonesboro. She was a faithful member of the Washington Avenue church of Christ and loved to fish, garden and sew. Her greatest joys in life were her children and
Hattie Collins, 100 of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 in Jonesboro. She was born August 12, 1917 in Nettleton, Arkansas to the late John and Carrie Harvey. Hattie was an avid reader, a great southern cook, and she adored her family. The family of Hattie Collins wants to express their utmost gratitude to the nursing staff at Craighead Nursing Center for the years of loving care given to her.
Survivors include her son: Harvey Collins and wife Pat of Jonesboro,