Roberta Mitchell, 72 of Paragould, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born July 6, 1945 in Monteroy Soledad (Mission), California to Jesse Clifford and Myrtle Irene Davidson Hill.
Survivors include; two daughters: Tonya Farr and husband Tommy of Rockford, Illinois, Vanessa J. Hammer and Jerry Langle of Paragould, Arkansas; one son: Rick Mitchell and Debbie Schulerof Rockford, Illinois; three sisters: Paulette Brooks of
Leo Simpson Childers, 94, of Jonesboro passed away on Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was born on October 11, 1923 in Ripley, Mississippi to Elmer and Emma Childers. He lived most of his life in Memphis but has been a resident of Jonesboro for the last eleven years.
Leo was a WWII veteran who served as a Marine Corp Sergeant, 2nd Division in the Pacific campaign in Guam, Tinian, and Saipan. He was part of the occupational forces in Japan and Hiroshima after the nuclear bombing. Leoâs twin
Vada Bell Nichols, 77, of Cardwell, Missouri passed away on March 24, 2018 at her home. She was born on August 4, 1940 in Rives, Missouri to the late Zeke and Gerthal Ashcraft Mitchell. She was a Christian and enjoyed shopping, buying makeup, getting her hair done, and eating out.
Survivors include; two daughters: Terry Jones (Chris) of Cardwell, Missouri and Johna Washington of Paragould, Arkansas; three sisters: Marene Waters of Little Rock, Arkansas, Peggy Wilson of Paragould,
Lenora Ann Lewis, 63, passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. She was born on July 17, 1954 in Steele, Missouri to Omer and Opal Brown Gestring. She was a Worldwide Church of God member, enjoyed traveling and loved animals.
Survivors include; her husband: Toby Lewis of the home; one brother: William Arthur Gestring of Hayti, Missouri and a host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorial Services will be held
Norma Kee Taylor, 77, of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center. She was born on December 4, 1940 in West Ridge, Arkansas to James Louis and Adelaide Kee Mobley. Norma was a lifelong resident of Northeast Arkansas and called Walnut Ridge home for the past eight years.
Following in her mother Adelaideâs footsteps, Norma spent her adult life serving the women of the communities she lived in as a salon owner and hairdresser.
Shirley Ann Ashlock Glover was born July27, 1939 at Bay, Arkansas. She passed away from this world Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Jonesboro Healthcare with her husband at her side.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Oda Ashlock, three sisters: Betty Rodgers, Peggy Vincent, Joyce Sims and two brothers: Jerry and Ernie Ashlock.
Shirley is survived by her husband of fifty-eight years: Tommy Glover; her sister: Janette Richie; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
She was a
Loyd Ray Tillman, 74, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born October 5, 1943 in Danville, Arkansas to Burgess Ray and Margie Carr Tillman. He was a retired mechanic from Borg Warner in Rockford, Illinois, attended New Life Family Church in Knobel, Arkansas, was a honest man, always doing for others at no charge, he felt he had already been paid through God, church was a big part of his life, loved his
Arlis Odell Banhart, 54 of Lake City, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at St. Bernard Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born September 16, 1963 in Ozark, Arkansas to John William, Jr. and Janie Nell Stinnett Banhart. He was a truckdriver, hardworking, family-oriented man that loved to have a good time and enjoyed life and was always willing to help anyone without ever being asked.
Survivors include; two sons: John Banhart (Patricia) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Robert
Lynda Leslie McCormick, 63, of Monette, Arkansas passed away on March 14, 2018 at her home. She was born on September 20,1954 in Cambridge, England U.K. to Frank and Sheila Griggs McCormick. Lynda loved animals, enjoyed gardening and decorating, and she absolutely would not miss an episode of General Hospital.
Survivors include; her husband Mark McCormick of the home; her mother: Sheila McCormick of Monette, Arkansas; two sons: Kerry Michael Holt of Georgia and James Author Parrott of
Timothy Bryant Reeves, 78, of Harrisburg, Arkansas passed away on March 9, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Medical Center. He was born on October 1, 1939 in Douthat, Oklahoma to the late Henry David and Lucille Hawkins Reeves.
Survivors include; one son: Billy Dean Reeves of Newman, California; one step-son: Trebor Ralph Shipley of Morris, Oklahoma; one step-daughter: Rebecca Ann Stafford of Portales, New Mexico; one brother: Bert Reeves of Commerce, Oklahoma; one sister: Nancy Sue Reeves; two
Mr. Dale Allen Long, 73, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Ridgecrest Nursing and Rehab. He was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan to Harold Edward and Virginia Marie Worden Long.
He served his country in the United States Navy, enjoyed Nascar, fishing, barbecuing and the Chicago Bears.
Survivors include; two sons: Harold Charles Long of Phoenix, AZ and David Allen Long; stepson: Bobby Garrison of Jonesboro; stepdaughter: Vanessa Rodney of Jonesboro; one brother: Frank
Boyd Wayne Wilbanks,51, of Dyess, Arkansas, passed away March 7, 2018 in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born June 10, 1966 in Keiser, Arkansas to Tommy Wilbanks, Sr. and Ella Bradford Wilbanks. He was a member and the Menâs Director of the New Life Tabernacle Church in Wilson, Arkansas, belonged to the Local Ninety Union in Memphis, Tennessee, enjoyed fishing, hunting, working on vehicles and he was a family-oriented man and loved his peanut butter.
Survivors include; his
Gerald Browning, 66, of Caraway, Arkansas passed away March 7, 2018 at St. Bernardâs Hospital, Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born December 18, 1951 in Caraway, Arkansas to James Gordon and Ella Leona Taylor Browning. He enjoyed playing music, spending time with family, grandchildren, and his sisters on Thursdays.
Survivors include; one son: Daniel Browning of Caraway, Arkansas, two daughters: April (Chris) Despain of Lake City, Arkansas, Deana Kober (Paul) of Cave City, Arkansas;
Ed Walker, 66 of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away at his home, March 8, 2018. He was born April 6, 1951 in Weona, Arkansas to Albert and Hattie Hogue Walker. He enjoyed fishing and he was loved by everyone.
Survivors include; two daughters: Karrie Ann Walker of Wynne, Arkansas, Tabitha Walker of Texas; many grandchildren; two brothers; three sisters.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by many siblings.
The family would like to say a special Thank you to the Flo and Phil
Cynthia M. Grover, 60, of Leachville, Arkansas passed away Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Arkansas. She was born December 12, 1957 to Roger and Marie Johnson Lyons in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. She loved Christian music, angels, butterflies, arts, crafts, photography, reading, watching cartoons, family and anyone that she ever met automatically was considered family to her, she had a big heart and would help anyone in need.
Survivors include; children:
Cliffton M. Pillow, 70, passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born May 21, 1947 in Paragould, Arkansas to C.A. and Imogene Keelor Pillow. He served in the United States Navy, enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with family.
Survivors include; a brother: Bob Pillow and family; grandchildren :Chris Pillow and family; Kevin Pillow and family; April Jones; children: Malissia Pillow and Bryan Pillow.
In addition to
John Marcus Hancock,53, of Harrisburg, Arkansas passed away on February 27, 2018 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born on August 24, 1964 in Trumann, Arkansas to the late Allen Ruben and Lillian Luella Guest Hancock. He was of the Christian Faith, enjoyed singing, going to movies and spending time with family.
Survivors include; two sisters: Rosemary (Terry) Holman of Lamar, Arkansas and Joeanne (Johnny) Matthews of Harrisburg, Arkansas; nieces and nephews: