Jerry Wayne Easley, 78, of Trumann, Arkansas passed away January 23, 2019 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born April 11, 1940 in Tyronza, Arkansas to Roy Carmel and Ruth Pauline Mathis Easley. He was of the Christian faith and was a member of the Church of Christ in Trumann, Arkansas.
Survivors include; two sons: Jeremy Easley of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Gerald Easley of Newport, Arkansas; one daughter: Angel Serman of Newport, Arkansas; three brothers: Ricky Easley of
Charles H. Culver, 83, of Hughes, Arkansas passed away January 28, 2019 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born January 6, 1936 in Rockford, Alabama to Ira and Marie Lecroix Culver. Charles enjoyed fishing and spending time with family.
Survivors include; his wife, Louise Culver of the home; two daughters: Christine Taylor and Cynthia Culver; two granddaughters: Rachel Howle and Ashley Scarborough; two grandsons: Matthew Taylor and Jeremy Benbow; six great-grandsons: Luke
Ellen Genevieve (Young) Carter was born on Tuesday, October 24,
1933 in Clay County, Arkansas to the late Robert Alvin and Emma Eva (Ellis)
Young and departed this life on Monday, January 21, 2019 at the age of 85.
She married Clyde Carter on Friday, January 11, 1957.
She is survived by her children, Joe Christensen and wife Janet, Londa Carter, Ricky Carter and wife Rhonda, Stanley Carter, Candy Grice and husband Ronald, Bryden Carter and wife Lilli, Nathan Armstrong and wife Candace,
Darryl Norris White, 65 of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born February 16,1953 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to Eldon and Martha Steffe White. He taught instrumental music in the Paragould School system, owned Darrylâs Shootinâ Irons Gun Store, was a diesel mechanic for Jones Trucking Company, enjoyed music, loved his animals, and loved his boys.
Survivors include; his wife: Darlene Bryant
Curtis Matthew Elliot 54, of Black Rock, Arkansas passed away Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut, Ridge, Arkansas. He was born October 11, 1964 in Forrest City, Arkansas to George and Melba Dean Henderson Elliott. He enjoyed tinkering with lawn mowers, taking things apart and fixing them.
Survivors include; six brothers: Jack Elliott (Jennipher) of Bay, Arkansas, Dude James Elliott of Lake City, Arkansas, Tim James of Forrest City, Arkansas, Harold
Bobby Massingale, 86 of Paragould, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center, Paragould, Arkansas. He was born September 9, 1932 in Lake City, Arkansas to Robert and Minnie Belle Buzard Massingale. He was a member of Greater Vision Ministries Church in Paragould, Arkansas, enjoyed playing dominoes, fishing, singing and playing the guitar, he loved to tell stories, joke, and agitate just for the fun of it.
Survivors include; four daughters: Pat
Edna Janell Wooldridge Gunter went home January 23, 2019 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was born February 17, 1938 near Corning, Arkansas. She married Harvey Gunter on November 29, 1954.
Janell loved her family fiercely, gardening, and visiting with her friends. The family would like to extend thanks to our loved ones, Dr. Noel and staff, Chateau on the Ridge, Green House Cottages of Belle Meade and the ICU and ER staff at AMMC. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post 1991.
Anthony Todd Blankenship, 50 of Beech Grove, Arkansas passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born July 14, 1968 in Paragould, Arkansas to Ron Blankenship and Shirley Shewmaker Bryant. He was very outgoing, enjoyed life in general, loved to fish, hunt, float and canoe on the river, golf, ride four wheelers and horses.
Survivors include; his mother: Shirley Bryant (Jim); his father: Ron Blankenship (Gail); grandfather:
Thelma Irene Grayson, 95 of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away Monday, January 21, 2019 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born June 3, 1923 in Bay, Arkansas to William Albert and Mollie Bell Gates Mizell. She loved her job as a nurse so much that it took four tries to finally retire, also, she was an amazing seamstress, making quilts and custom clothing under her own brand name, âThe House of Thelmaâ.
Survivors include; one son: Johnie Maples of the
Arthur Howell Bonds died January 14, 2019, at the age of 94. He was born February 24, 1924, in Lepanto, Arkansas. His parents were Howard Talmadge (H.T.) Bonds, Sr. and Eula Vick Bonds. He grew up in Lepanto and Bondsville, Arkansas. He graduated from Gulf Coast Military Academy in Gulfport, Mississippi. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy, working at MIT in Boston on research and development of radar systems. After the war, he completed his college studies and graduated from the
Carolyn Harris, 86 of Rector passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Rector Nursing Home. She was born February 6, 1932 to John and Laura White Taylor in Paragould, Arkansas. She loved to travel, loved to sing, and loved her dog, Coco.
Survivors include; two sisters: Lillian Stevenson of Jonesboro, Arkansas, and Mary Alice Holloway of Michigan; one brother: Larry Don Taylor of Michigan, many nieces and nephews, and a host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by;
Larry Dale Lindsey, 66 of Senath, Missouri passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Senath Nursing Home, Senath, Missouri. He was born August 19, 1952 to Emmett and Dorothy Seaton Lindsey in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He enjoyed fishing and going with his friend to look at farm equipment and just piddle.
Survivors include; four sisters: Patty Hall of Ohio, Deborah Harper of Missouri, Connie Moreland of Ohio, and Kathy Duncan of Missouri; two brothers: Emmett Lindsey, Jr. of Missouri and
George Scott Puryear, 98, passed away on Wednesday, January
16th, 2019, in Jonesboro, Arkansas. George was born on November 28, 1920, in
Paragould, Arkansas, the son of Neil Cosler and Myrtle Scott Puryear. He was a
life-long resident of Jonesboro, Arkansas.
George is survived by his two sons and their wives, Samuel Scott and Georgia May Puryear of Jonesboro and Dr. George Scott Puryear, Jr. and Tommie of Wynne; seven grandchildren: Alison Puryear, Julie Puryear and her husband, Brian, Matt
Lenore Genevieve McCollum, 89 of Monette, Arkansas passed away January 15, 2019 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born on July 27, 1929 in Michigan to Frank and Prudence Marshall. She was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed reading, crocheting, sewing, and playing with grandchildren.
Survivors include; one son: Ray McCollum of Monette, Arkansas; four daughters: Rebecca Lovell of Paragould, Arkansas, Lenore Clark of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Kristin Taylor (Michael) of
Virgil Eugene Haskins Sr., 65, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away on January 14, 2019 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. He was born on July 1, 1953 in Flint, Michigan to Vernon Eugene and Grace Lorraine Parker Haskins. He was of the Pentecostal Faith and enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and idolizing his grandchildren.
Survivors include: his wife: Glenda Allsup Haskins of the home; his mother: Lorraine Haskins of Paragould, Arkansas; three children: Kimberly Williams (Richie),
Charles Ray Boatman, 73, of Manila, Arkansas passed away on January 13, 2019 at his home. He was born on January 9, 1946 in Denmark, Arkansas to Thurman and Jenny Marie VanWinkle Boatman. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, feeding his hogs, and especially spending time with his family.
Survivors include; three sons: Thurman Boatman and wife Debra of Manila, Arkansas, Mark Constant and wife Carla of Trumann, Arkansas, and Randy Constant and wife Angie of Columbus, Mississippi; five
Mrs. Deborah Gail Jones departed this life on January 13, 2019 at Arkansas Continued Care in Jonesboro at the age of 56 years and four months. She was born in Marked Tree, Arkansas on September 13, 1962 to Bobby and Betty Fleming Moody. She was of the Pentecostal Faith and love the Lord and attending church. She enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, and especially spending time with her grandchildren who called her Nana.
Survivors include; her husband: Scotty Jones, Sr. (Emily Sue English);
Michael Patrick Hill, 53 of Leachville, Arkansas passed away December 21, 2018 in Jacksonville, Arkansas. He was born February 11, 1965 in Los Angeles, California to David Michael and Annette Waguespack Hill.
The family has requested a private disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service, Manila, Arkansas.
Memorial service is pending and will be announced at a later date.
Clara Jean Rush, 75, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on January 10, 2019 at her home. She was born on July 17, 1943 in Nodena, Arkansas to Henry and Lou Ella Medlin. She was a member of Revival Tabernacle Church, enjoyed church reading, spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved to sing, to clean house, fold clothes (and wouldnât let no one do that) and her chihuahua Booger.
Survivors include; three daughters: Cindy Cassulis (Ted) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Lou Ella
Buddy Darrell Mink, 78, of Success, Arkansas passed away January 7, 2019 at the Flo and Phil Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born October 14, 1940 in Bay, Arkansas to Albert and Lorene Shoemaker Mink. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include; one son: Jeffery Mink (Christie) of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two daughters: Stephanie Rose (Don) of Spring Hill, Florida, Lindsey Campbell of Fairdealing, Missouri; two brothers: Donald Mink (Bertha) of
Myrna Fountain, 73 of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away December 30, 2018 at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born December 25, 1945 in Biloxi, Mississippi to Loren and Shirley Fountain. She was an expert genealogist, movie buff, loved road trips, penguins, puzzles, and anything to do with her grandsons.
Survivors include; her daughter: Glinda Kay Fountain Hall (Mike) of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two grandsons: Grayson and Jack Hall; one brother: Lucky Fountain.
David Oran Angel, 75, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away January 4, 2019 at his home. He was born November 6, 1943 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Ethron and Lillie Farmer Angel. He was a member of Central Community Church, retired flooring installer, and spent most of his life in the Jonesboro and Central Communities. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing. He was an avid outdoorsman.
Survivors include; his spouse: Ailene Chamblis Angel; one daughter: Tammy Osment Merrywell (Wayne) of
Effie Mae Williams, 88, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born on June 27, 1930 in Cardwell, Missouri to the late William Alfred and Cloia Tucker Isom. She was a member of the Church of Christ, enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family and friends.
Survivors include; one son: Tim Williams of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas; one sister: Ella Williams of Jonesboro, Arkansas; six grandchildren: Davida, Marshall, Sonja,
Sondra L. Rouse, 64 of Shreveport, Louisiana passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Willis Knighton Medical Center in Shreveport.
She was born December 4, 1954 in Bastrop, Louisiana to Hugh and Cora Ann Mason Flournoy.
Survivors include her husband: Jerry Rouse of Shreveport, Louisiana; one son: Jimmy Shon Fleetwood of Rison, Arkansas; one daughter: Kristina Leah Shirley of Monette, Arkansas; seven grandchildren; two brothers: Jerry Vail of Hamburg, Arkansas and Glen Vail of Bastrop,