Mr. David Eugene Sellers, age 66 of Caraway, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the St. Bernardâs 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
Mrs. Clolene Yates, age 82 of Kennett, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2015 in Kennett. Born October 14, 1932 in Kennett, Missouri she was the daughter of the late Elize and Gladys Wells Cook, Sr. and was a longtime area resident. Clolene was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt and friend to many. She shared many kind words and compliments with a smile that would brighten not only the room, but your entire day. She enjoyed reading her books, having her morning coffee,
Anna Louise Morgan, 82, of Paragould, left her earthly home to be with our Lord, July 29, 2015 at her residence. Louise was born to Gustovel Edgin and James Otis Woods, September 14, 1932. A loving Christian, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, Louise opened her heart, home, and kitchen to all who would come. Louise was a member of the Christian Life Center in Brookland, AR, where she shared her love of Christ with so many.
Louise is survived by her husband of 65
Mrs. Deborah Robinson, age 60 of Dexter, Missouri, passed away on June 27, 2015 at her home. Born July 9, 1955 in Flint, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Estel Edward and Willa Dean Watson Oliver. She had lived in Malden before moving to Dexter twenty years ago and had worked as an R.N. at the Dexter Hospital for fifteen years. Mrs. Robinson enjoyed sewing, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband: Robert Robinson of the home; three
Mr. Zachary Dale Wells, 19, of Monette, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2015 near Black Oak, Arkansas. Mr. Wells was born on November 24, 1995 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Dale and Cheryl Dennis Wells. Mr. Wells was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed duck hunting and fishing. He was a sports fanatic, enjoying watching Razorbacks, BIC Mustangs and Manila Lions basketball and played football for Manila Lions and Rivercrest Colts and he loved his dog Beau and spending time with family
Tanner Avery Ramsey Platz left our lives too soon at the young age of 19 on Thursday, July 23, 2015 near Black Oak, Arkansas. Mr. Platz was born on January 2, 1996 in Batesville, Arkansas to Clarence and Sandra Ramsey Platz. Tanner was a light unto this world. He brought a smile to the face of all who knew him. He will be greatly missed by all and his memory will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. He graduated in 2014 from Manila High School as an honor student and enjoyed
Mrs. Betty Dobbs, 73, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away, Thursday, July 23, 2015 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Betty was born November 14, 1941 in Bono, Arkansas to the late Walter Lee and Ruby Iona Thompson Millsap. She was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed gardening, flowers and yard work.
She is survived by four brothers: George Millsap of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Charles Millsap of Kolohona, Michigan, Donnie Millsap of Jonesboro, Arkansas and Micheal Millsap
Mr. Donnie Ray Owens, age 53 of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away at his home on July 19, 2015. Born October 16, 1961 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Troy and Faye Alls Owens. Mr. Owens loved to refinish old antiques, raise dogs and spend time with his family and friends.
He is survived by six brothers: JW Owens of Hoxie, Arkansas, Troy Owens of Swifton, Arkansas, Bradley Owens of Bono, Arkansas, Tony Owens of Swifton, Arkansas, Terry Owens of Alicia, Arkansas and
Mrs. Serita Kay Owens, 64, of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center. Mrs. Owens was born on June 19, 1951 in Pennington Gap, Virginia to the late Curtis Jack and Gladys Cox. Mrs. Owens was a member of Center Hill Baptist Church, and loved fishing, cooking, flowers and old music.
Survivors include; her husband: Earl Owens, Sr. of the home; one son: Elvis Aaron MacLeod of New Jersey; one step-son: Earl Owens, Jr. and wife Lindsay
Mr. James Frederick Oden, age 60 of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away July 4, 2015 at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. Born June 9, 1955 in Paragould, Arkansas, he was the son of the late William Thomas and Oaney Bell Merritt Oden and was a longtime area resident. Mr. Oden was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed playing his guitar, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
He is survived by two sisters: Bertie Theodoropoulos of Paragould, Arkansas and Laura Gibbs of
Mr. Arthur William Wright, 72, of Trumann, Arkansas, died on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Mr. Wright was born on September 12, 1942 in Osceola, Arkansas to the late Earl William and Stella Buzzard Wright. Mr. Wright was a member of the Church of God in Trumann, Arkansas and enjoyed watching TV and working find-a-word puzzles.
Survivors include; his wife: Judy Wright of the home; one daughter: Donna Kay Wright Meeker of Lumberton, Mississippi; six
Mrs. Patricia Booth, 58, of Manila, Arkansas passed away Friday, July 10, 2015 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born in Aurora, Illinois to the late Harold Dale Chipman and Helen Marie Bradford Chipman.
Patricia was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Caraway, Arkansas and was a United States Army and Navy veteran.
She loved spending time with her grandchildren, nieces and nephews and she enjoyed golf and bowling.
Survivors include her
Christian James Bruce, 19, peacefully passed over from this life on July 7, 2015, surrounded by many loved ones at Arkansas Childrenâs Hospital in Little Rock, AR. Along with his family, Christian attended New Hope Baptist Church in Caraway. His passions were driving and listening to music, playing video games, and bowling. Christian recently graduated High School, where his bowling team finished second in the State. Like most kids, Christian enjoyed watching wrestling or movies, playing
Mrs. Villa Mae Swindle, age 88 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away on July 4, 2015 at the NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. Born May 6, 1927 in Caraway, Arkansas, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Pearl Jones Lucas and was a lifelong member of the Prospect Baptist Church in Jonesboro. Mrs. Swindle enjoyed sewing and loved her cats and dogs.
She is survived by one son: Donnie Swindle of Jonesboro, Arkansas; six sisters: Geraldine Isham of Greenbriar, Arkansas, Edna Simpson of
Mr. Bobby Wayne Slankerd, age 65 of Manila, Arkansas, passed away July 6, 2015 at Advanced Care in Searcy, Arkansas. Born August 28, 1949 in Keiser, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Charlie and Mildred Curtis Slankerd.
He is survived by his children: Sharon Moody and husband Carlos of Mr. View, Arkansas, Bobby Slankerd and wife Christina of Caraway, Arkansas and Petey Slankerd of Manila, Arkansas; sisters: Mary Carmichael and Dorothy Blake both of Manila, Arkansas. He also leaves
Mr. Donald Duane Boyd, 59 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away July 3, 2015 at his home. Born August 6, 1958 in Chandler, Arizona, he was the son of Donald and Evonne Boyd. Mr. Boyd was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Woods Chapel Baptist Church. He enjoyed singing, playing guitar, witnessing, photography and loved his pets.
He is survived by his wife: Janet Boyd of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two step-daughters: Jessica Hanna and husband Robert of Trumann, Arkansas and
Mrs. Betty Jean Moody departed this life to be with Jesus on Friday July 3, 2015 at the age of 77 years 4 months and 10 days, at the family residence. Mrs. Moody was of the Pentecostal faith and enjoyed fishing, playing bingo, talking with friends, watching the Wheel of Fortune and always enjoyed being around her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlton Fleming and Hazel Jewel Fleming, her husband Bobby Reece Moody, one grandson James Robert Hulsey, Jr., four brothers and
Erica Grace Cleghorn, cherished daughter of James and Amanda Lee Cleghorn, was born into Heaven on July 1, 2015 at the NEA Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Weâll forget you never, the child we had, but never had, and yet will have forever!
She is survived by her parents, James and Amanda Cleghorn of Jonesboro, Arkansas, two sisters: Kimberly Cleghorn of the home and Zoey Cleghorn of the home; grandparents: Joyce and Barry Cleghorn of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Shelli Thompson of Pocahontas,