Posts With The Tag "May 2018"

Robert "Gene" Kern May 30, 2018 »

Robert “Gene” Kern, 63, of Paragould, AR, formerly of Blytheville, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, after an accident at his home. Born in Danville, IL to Robert Dean Kern and Pauline Elizabeth Hines Kern on August 6, 1954, he was the oldest of six children. Gene entered the United States Air Force in 1972, where he served for 20 years, retiring in 1992.

In 1973 he married Beth Grider and they had two children. In 1990 he married Julie Watson Humblet and added two more children to…

Elmer Loyd May 30, 2018 »

Elmer Loyd, 79 passed away Tuesday May 29, 2018 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born April 10, 1939 in Vanndale, Arkansas to Elmer White and Hazel Viola Jones Loyd. He served in the United States Navy, enjoyed fishing, spending time with family and friends.


Survivors include his wife: Christina Loyd of Wynne, Arkansas; one daughter: Kelly Lawrence of Wynne, Arkansas; two step daughters: Patricia Jamieson and Lillian Perez both of Scotland; one step son:…

Charles Ray Coleman May 30, 2018 »

Charles Ray Coleman, 54, of Perkinston, Mississippi passed away on May 30, 2018 at St. Joseph Inpatient Hospice in Gulfport, Mississippi. He was born on November 14, 1963 in Osceola, Arkansas to the late Charles Edward and Virginia Eileen Townson Coleman.

Survivors include; his significant other: Marilyn Gentry of the home; two sisters: Brenda Billiot of McHenry, Mississippi and Vera White of Gulfport, Mississippi; and a host of other family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was…

Gordon Bartlett Shannon May 29, 2018 »

Gordon Bartlett Shannon, 81, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. He was born on June 2, 1936 in Earle, Arkansas to the late Durward Gordon and Alva Bartlett Shannon. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church, retired manager of Sherwin Williams Store, worked as a Shelter Insurance agent for twenty years, and worked for John Deere for twenty years.

Survivors include; his wife of 61 years: Elaine Shannon of the home; four…

Eva L. Holiman May 27, 2018 »

Eva L. Holiman, 75 of Monette, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born in Manila, Arkansas November 27, 1942 to Claude Sylvester and Alma Loreda Harris. She loved to dance, enjoyed music, spending time with her grandchildren, she loved all of her family.

Survivors include, one daughter: Pam Shirley of Caraway, Arkansas; two sons: Buddy Jewell, Jr. of Nashville, Tennessee, Danny Jewell of Osceola, Arkansas;…

Barbara Owen Feeser May 21, 2018 »

Barbara Owen Feeser, 75, of Jonesboro, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 19, 2018. She was born on February 28, 1943 in Crosby, North Dakota to the late Arnold and Agnes Bardal. She moved to Arkansas in 1963 and retired from Union Planters Bank in 1999. She was the wife of Carroll Feeser for twenty-one happy years together.

She was an active member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. She volunteered at Helping Neighbors Food Pantry, cofounder of Gluten…

Raymee Cullen May 20, 2018 »

Raymee Cullen, 63, of Paragould passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Arkansas. He was born February 28, 1955 in Monette, Arkansas to Carlean and Eva Strickland Cullen. He attended Bono Church of Christ, enjoyed bowling, dancing, watching wrestling and reading magazines.

Survivors include; two brothers: Joel Cullen (Bonnie) of Bono, Arkansas, Bill Cullen of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two sisters: Malda Garrison of Monette, Arkansas, Sheila Parten…

Carolyn Patricia Reynolds May 20, 2018 »

Carolyn Patricia Reynolds, 74, of Mount Juliet, Tennessee passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Summit Hospital. She was born on November 26, 1943 in Leachville, Arkansas to the late Walter and Bessie Meeker Master. She was of the Baptist Faith, and enjoyed gardening, cooking, sports – especially the Arkansas Razorbacks, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include; two sons: Jeff Reynolds (Andrea) of Tupelo, Mississippi and Matthew Reynolds (Christy) of Mount Juliet,…

John Wayne Williams May 19, 2018 »

John Wayne Williams, 78, of Valley View/ Westside, Arkansas entered into his heavenly home on May 19, 2018 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born on April 1, 1940 to the late Arthur Darrell and Opal Joyce Owens Williams.

John lived most of his life in Bay, Arkansas. He owned John’s Foreign Car Service for 20 years, he then worked for Columbia Forrest Products for 15 years, after which he went to work for U-Haul and the Toyota Dealership for many more…

Marvin Walter Clay May 18, 2018 »


Marvin Walter Clay, 88, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on May 16, 2018 at his home. He was born on August 20, 1929 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to the late Floyd and Edna Thain Clay. He was a faithful member of the choir at Carr Memorial Methodist Church for over forty years, married to Lucille Merritt on November 28, 1950, and a graduate of Pine Bluff High School in 1947 where he played the trumpet in the band under “Scrubby” Watson. He was an Army Veteran and served at Fort…

Dennis Cole Young May 18, 2018 »

Dennis Cole Young, 26, of Pocahontas, Arkansas passed away on May 16, 2018 as the result of an automobile accident. He was born on January 20, 1992 in Blytheville, Arkansas to the late Archie Dennis and Lisa Ann Williamson Young. He loved music, playing sports, being outdoors, and was very family oriented, especially spending time with his nephew.

Survivors include; Grandparents: Robert and Nancy Williamson of Pocahontas, Arkansas; one brother: Robert Tyler Young of Pocahontas, Arkansas;…

Jimmie Lee Smith, Sr. May 18, 2018 »

Jimmie Smith, Sr., 73, of Kennett, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 at his residence.

Jimmie, son of Bob Smith and Mary Ruth Smith, was born May 20, 1944 in Deering, MO.

Smith was retired from Home Depot and Emerson Electric. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed cooking, canning, gardening and spending time with his grandchildren.

Smith is survived by his mother, Mary Ruth Smith of Kennett, a brother, Tommie Smith (Betty) of Bragg City, a sister, Rose Mary Dawson of Kennett, three sons,…

Glenn Arlen Campbell May 18, 2018 »

Glenn Arlen Campbell, 63 of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas passed away at his home, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was born November 9, 1954 to James and Jewelene Elizabeth Toy Campbell in Artesia, California. He was of the Baptist faith, loved flowers (he had that green thumb touch), cooking, loved banana pudding, milk shakes, playing cards, painting, collecting marbles (14,981) dancing, singing, and was a very friendly people person and giving to others.

Survivors include his wife: Phyllis Campbell;…

James Clay La Rue May 17, 2018 »

James Clay LaRue, 65 of Corning, Arkansas passed away Friday May 11, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He was born February 25, 1953 in Detroit, Michigan to Clarence “Pud” and Helen Marie Turner LaRue.

Survivors include; his wife: Kim Underhill LaRue; children: Samuel LaRue, Shaun (Angela) LaRue, Jennifer (Jim) Batten, Jonathan (Kristy) Bybee; Siblings: Loretta Williams, Joyce (Ewert) Larson, Susan (Pete) Cox, Bill (Laura) LaRue, James (Sharon)…

Adrian Lee Moore May 16, 2018 »

Adrian Lee Moore, 38, of Pocahontas, Arkansas passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018.

Survivors include; his mother: Pat Pankey of Manila; his father: Ricky Moore of Leachville, Arkansas; two sons: Devon and Dawson Wade both of Blytheville, Arkansas; one brother: Austin Moore of Manila, Arkansas; one sister-in-law: Melissa Moore of Manila, Arkansas; and a host of other family and friends.

A visitation will be held on Monday, May 21, 2018 at Faith Funeral Service chapel from 5:00 p.m. until…

Dellner Ray McKellar May 16, 2018 »

Dellner Ray McKellar, 71, of Harrisburg, Arkansas passed away on May 15, 2018 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center. He was born on January 5, 1947 in Wynne, Arkansas to the late Jessie and Iris Morelock McKellar. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and dancing.

Survivors include; he wife: Pallie McKellar of the home; four daughters: Annette Pugh of Russellville, Arkansas, Sherry McKellar of Russellville, Arkansas, Rhonda Dunahue of Mississippi, and Anita Smith of…

Leroy “Hippie” Clay Lansdell May 14, 2018 »

Leroy (Hippie) Clay Lansdell, 60, passed away at his home in Marmaduke, Arkansas Friday, May 11, 2018. He was born June 3, 1957 in Trumann, Arkansas to Vaughn and Laura Headley Lansdell. He loved to ride motorcycles, loved pretty women, watching westerns, eating catfish and aggravating his grandkids.

Survivors include; his wife: Lois; one daughter: Kerri Foster (Steve) of Paragould, Arkansas; one son: Kenneth Lansdell (Sarah) USMC stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii; grandchildren: Taylor…

Randy Clark May 11, 2018 »

Randy Glen Clark, 63, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away on April 30, 2018 at his home. He was born on March 6, 1955 in Paragould, Arkansas to Weldon and Ruby Clark.

Survivors include; his father: Weldon Clark of Paragould, Arkansas; his wife: Debbie Jarrett Clark of the home; seven children: Dewayne Clark of Paragould, Arkansas; Tabitha Miller of Alabama, Allen Herren of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Chrissy Beasley of Poughkeepsie, Arkansas, Glen Clark of Michigan, Becky Smith of Paragould,…

Thomas Yarbro May 11, 2018 »

Thomas Alvin Yarbro, 80, of Harrisburg, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center. He was born on March 7, 1938 in Manila, Arkansas to the late Thurmond and Rachel Vastbinder Yarbro. He was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed fishing and playing pool.

Survivors include; one daughter: Teresa Ann Hoffman of Waterford, Wisconsin; one son: Timothy Yarbro (Peggy) of Wonder Lake, Illinois; two step-sons: Scott Bolton of Paragould, Arkansas and Mark Bolt…