Willie E. Crossno, 74, of Steele, Missouri passed away on June 30, 2018 at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on February 14, 1944 in Gobler, Missouri to the late Alvin and Betty Louise Crossno.
Survivors include; six children: Michael Ray Crossno of St. Louis, Missouri, Dawn Chamberlain of Paragould, Arkansas, Michael E. Crossno of Kennett, Missouri, Keith Crossno of Campbell, Missouri, Steven Crossno of Paragould, Arkansas, and Ricky Crossno of Paragould, Arkansas; two brothers:
Ivon Soden, 88 of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center, Jonesboro. She was born August 6, 1929 in Uno, Arkansas to H.D. and Ruth Fortenberry Soden. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro, loved reading, graduated high school at the age of fifteen, went to work in Washington at the age of sixteen, and retired from the FBI.
Survivors include, three sisters: Peggy Gray of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Kathy Turner (Roy
Winston Hitchcock, 62, of Manila, Arkansas passed away on
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center in Jonesboro,
Arkansas. He was born on October 3, 1955 in Joiner, Arkansas to Charley and
Opal Chrisman Hitchcock. He enjoyed playing cards, dice, dominoes, listening to
oldies music and he loved kids, but his passion was weight lifting, which he
did every day.
He is survived by one son: Randy Haynes; one daughter: Angela Wilburn; his grandchildren and a host of other
James Robert Amick, 57 of Trumann, Arkansas passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born September 8, 1960 in Santa Cruz, California to John M. and Dolores M.(Fuentes) Amick. He served in the United States Navy aboard the USS WM. H. STANDLEY CG-32, and, as an Operation Specialist, participated in Operation Eagle Claw with the Carrier Group Nimitz in the Persian Gulf during the 1980-81 Iran Hostage Crisis. He loved sports and was
Barbie Blackwell ,40, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 in Trumann, Arkansas. She was born July 27, 1977 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Lexter and Mary Jones Adams. She was a religious, happy, funny, and caring person. She would help anyone. Barbie was one of a kind. She brought happiness to everyone she met and she never met a stranger. She will be loved and missed dearly. We were blessed for knowing her.
She was preceded in death by her husband: James Blackwell; one daughter: Hayley Reeve;
Robert Guy Batterton, Jr., 62 of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born October 3, 1955 in Ashdown, Arkansas to Robert Guy and Beulah Christian Batterton.
Survivors include; one son: Robbie Batterton of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas; one daughter: Brandy Courtney of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas; three grandchildren, who were very important to him: Lilly, Lacie, and Layton Christian; one sister: Brenda Devor
Amiya Grace Ruiz, 2, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away on June 19, 2018 at her home after a battle with leukemia. She was born on January 20, 2016 in Paragould, Arkansas to Christian and Erica Lewis Ruiz. She loved Paw Patrol, Minnie Mouse, and Frozen.
Survivors include: her parents: Christian and Erica Ruiz of the home; one brother on the way: Peyton Ruiz; grandmothers: Annette Lewis of Paragould, Arkansas and Kathy Ruiz of Hoxie, Arkansas; three aunts: Aleshia Stuard of Paragould,
Billy Wayne Holcomb, 73 of Paragould, Arkansas departed this life on June 14, 2018 at his home. He was born on February 16, 1945 in Lunsford, Arkansas to Eugene and Dovie Farmer Holcomb. Bill was a proud veteran of the United States Army. He made his living as a welder, truck driver and as one of the co-owners of Brothers Construction with his brother Byron Halcomb. He lived in Burton, Michigan until he moved back to Arkansas in 1992. Bill married Paula âSherryâ Jackson on July 5,
Peggy Sue Kersey Walker, 59, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. She was born on May 6, 1959 in Paragould, Arkansas to the late Cleatus and Loetta Kersey. She enjoyed going out to eat pizza and steak, watching TV, and shopping.
Survivors include; three sisters: Elva Lynxwiler, Fay Warner, and Diane Holt; one brother: Jerry Kersey; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she
Steve C Cook, 68, of Manila, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at NEA Baptist Hospital. He was born on January 9, 1950 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to the late Chester and Ruth McGowan Cook. He was a member of the Nettleton Church of Christ, retired from Arkansas State Police after 27 years, was a very loving man, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include; loving caregiver and companion: Lee Ann Cook Austin (Tony) of the home; three daughters: Laura Ruth
James Wilson Mason, 71, of Wynne, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at his home. He was born on November 13, 1946 in Wynne, Arkansas to the late Archie Eugene and Junnie Inez Aston Mason. He was a member of the Church of Christ and enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching John Wayne movies, and especially spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include; his wife of 52 years: Shirley Mason of the home; two sons: James Matthew Mason of the home and
Ancle Dale Graham, 82, of Bono, Arkansas, died June 9, 2018, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.
He was born January 2, 1936, in Walnut Ridge, to Robert F. Graham and Virginia Faye (Mathews) Graham. He joined the Arkansas National Guard in 1954 and served until his honorable discharge in 1963 as a Staff Sergeant. He graduated from Arkansas State University in 1967. From 1967 until his retirement in 1994, he worked for IBM in the Federal Systems Division. While with IBM
Leslie C. Smith, 86, of Jonesboro went home to be with our Lord and Savior on June 7, 2018. He lost the fight here on Earth, but won the battle on the other side. He was born February 14, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri. He lived most of his life in Missouri and 18 Â½ years in Michigan, moving to Jonesboro in 2009.
He was a builder of several houses, two motels, and an apartment building. He was in the motel business for 18 years.
He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great
Gary Stone, 69 of Wappapello, Missouri passed away at his home, Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
He was born August 7, 1948 to Willard and Pauline Stone in Kennett, Missouri. He enjoyed boat riding, spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include; two sons: Timmy Stone (Christy) of Benton, Missouri, Jason Stone (Katrina) of Advance, Missouri; one daughter: Lora Stone-Hedrick (Steven); one brother: Willford Stone of Kennett, Missouri; one sister: Phyllis Jackson of Kennett, Missouri;
Donna Marie Carter, 52, of Lepanto, Arkansas passed away on June 4, 2018 at Stormont Vail Health in Topeka, Kansas. She was born on August 23, 1965 in Elgin, Illinois to Thomas and Katy Roach Carter. She enjoyed decorating and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include her mother; one daughter: Sandra Darty of Trumann, Arkansas; one son: Ronald Darty of Lepanto, Arkansas; four sisters: Sandra Gann of Hardy, Arkansas, Sherry Long (Tim) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Linda Carter of
Terry Lee Campbell, 50, of Lake City, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at his home. He was born on February 20, 1968 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Billy Wayne and Martha Ann Riley Campbell. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and hunting for arrowheads.
Survivors include; his mother: Martha Campbell of Jonesboro, Arkansas; his wife: Sheila Campbell of the home; two daughters: Brittney Brandon (Hunter) of Caraway, Arkansas and Tara Winford (Cole) of Lake City, Arkansas; five
Jimmie Lavern Rogers, 84 of Paragould, Arkansas passed away June 2, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born October 19, 1933 in Marmaduke, Arkansas to Dewey Washington and Onnie Lee Eaker. He enjoyed watching westerns.
Survivors include: granddaughter: Alexandra Ivy of Jonesboro, Arkansas; granddaughter: Adrienne Rogers of Memphis, Tennessee, grandchildren: Mary, Kerri, and Amanda Brewer of Paragould, Arkansas; great grandchildren: Avery, Cameron,
Dellena Kay Wyrick, 50 of Hornersville, Missouri went to be with the Lord Friday, June 1, 2018 after a long battle with an illness. She was born November 25, 1967 in Kennett, Missouri to Bob and Clara Deane Hurst Coleman. She was a Christian, God fearing woman who shared his love with whomever ask. She loved to write poetry, spend time with her grandchildren, she was a foster care parent, she was manager of Chartwell Food Service at the the Senath-Hornersville school district. The more she
Bryan Van Moody
March 18, 1962- June 4, 2018
On Monday, June 4, 2018, Bryan Moody, of Blytheville, Arkansas, beloved Father, Brother, and Partner passed away peacefully at the age of 56.
Bryan was a talented craftsman, made evident by beautiful creations built during his 33 years as co-owner of Innovations in Trim, alongside his brother, Kent. When not working, Bryan loved pushing limits on his motorcycle, or discovering the world through books.
Bryan will be forever and lovingly missed by
Rickie Mae Varnell, 63, of Blytheville, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. She was born on March 27, 1955 in Wilson, Arkansas to Oscar and Bonnie Pollard Shubert. She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed shopping and playing with her dogs.
Survivors include; her husband: Billy Varnell of the home; her mother: Bonnie Boren of Gosnell, Arkansas; one daughter: Lisa Mitchell (Gary) of Dell, Arkansas; one son: Ronnie Bradley of
Raymond L. Freeman, 86, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on June 1, 2018 at his home.
He was born on March 15, 1932 in Poughkeepsie, Arkansas to the late Henry and Dosh Freeman. He was a truck driver and enjoyed fishing, camping, yard sales, selling watermelons, and loved talking to people.
Memorial services will be held on June 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Church, 304 W Allen, Jonesboro, Arkansas with David Davis officiating.