Mrs. Joy F. Shaneyfelt, a longtime area resident of Kennett, Missouri, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2015 at her home. Born in Henderson, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Leonard Ausment and Hazel Tennessee Ellis Bridges. Mrs. Shaneyfelt was a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church at Hargrave Corner, Arkansas. She served on numerous church committees and was a member of several community clubs. Mrs. Shaneyfelt was a chair side assistant for her husband, and loved to cook,
Mrs. Clara Lee Hand, 93, of Marked Tree, Arkansas passed away at St. Bernard's hospital in Jonesboro, Arkanas Sunday, March 22, 2015Mrs. Hand was born June 18, 1921 to Alvie and Mae Dover Wilson in Florence, Alabama.Mrs. Hand was a member of the Central Baptist church in Marked Tree, enjoyed reading her Bible and attending church, loved to read books of all kinds, and loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include: one son: David Hand of Marked Tree, Arkansas; two grandsons: Brian Hand
Mr. Shelby Gene Gibson, 77, of Paragould, Arkansas went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.Mr. Gibson was born on March 4, 1938 in Bucoda, Missouri to the late Shelby B. and Brooksie Weatherford Gibson.Mr. Gibson came from a family of love and leaves many loved ones behind.Mr. Gibson was a member of the Paragould Church of God and he loved the Lord and loved to play the piano and sing for Him.He was a very good pianist! He also really loved his
Ms. Teresa Ann Hill, 54, of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Arkansas.Ms. Hill was born on May 16, 1960 in Missouri to the late Bobby and Mary Ann Jean Cook Hill.Ms. Hill was a member of First Covenant Worship Center in Paragould, Arkansas, enjoyed going to church, reading the Bible, and spending time with grandchildren.
Survivors include: grandmother: Irene Cook of Paragould, Arkansas; two sons: Jason Hill of Florida and
Mrs. Marsha Ann Bennett, 60, of Trumann, Arkansas passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center.Mrs. Bennett was born on January 10, 1955 in Trumann, Arkansas to the late Earnest Franklin âBuddy" and Ruby Mae Essary Taber.Mrs. Bennett was a member of the First Assembly of God in Trumann, Arkansas and she enjoyed going to church, gardening, and spending time with her family, especially grandchildren, and friends.
Survivors include; her husband of 28 years: Ervin
Mr. Joe Martin “Marty” Wilkinson, 54, of Caraway, Arkansas passed away on Monday, March 09, 2015 at St. Vincents Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Wilkinson was born on April 27, 1960 in Memphis, Tennessee to Kilborn and Louise Wilkinson. Mr. Wilkinson enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching football, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include: two daughters: Brandy Hinton and husband Terry of Caraway, Arkansas and Mikala Diffee and husband Anthony of Manila, Arkansas;
Mrs. Sue Westmorlan, age 71 of Manila, Arkansas, passed away February 4, 2015 at the NHC Healthcare in Kennett, Missouri. Born August 31, 1943 in Hornersville, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Ellis and Gladys Bounds Cole and had been a longtime area resident. Mrs. Westmorlan enjoyed drawing, painting and gardening.
She is survived by one daughter: Melanie Westmorlan of Paragould, Arkansas; three brothers: Shane Cole of Kennett, Missouri, Tracey Cole of Bragg City, Missouri and
Matthew Lee May, age 36 of Hernando, Mississippi, passed away February 26, 2015, at the Baptist Hospital in Mississippi. Born February 14, 1979 in Memphis, Tennessee he was the son of Jim and Theresa Nurse May and enjoyed working on computers, was a mechanic and loved to draw. In the words of Michael “Pray for me and ask God to keep their hands steady as they harvest my organs. I pray that this donation will help a lot of people. May God bless you and please pray for my family.”