Posts With The Tag "November 2017"

Sherry Jan Carroll Dec 20, 2017 »

Sherry Jan Carroll, 53, of Quitman, Arkansas passed away at her home, December 19, 2017. She was born September 22, 1964 in Trumann, Arkansas to Roy H. Carroll and Mary Lou Smith Carroll. She loved to travel, designing and creating crafts, gardening, cooking, being in the country, loved animals, especially her cat, and Mt. Dew was her favorite drink.

Survivors include; one brother: Roy “Chip” Carroll, Jr. (Renee); two nieces: Paige Carroll (Jera Berry) and Aria Carroll; a great…

Robert J Jones Dec 18, 2017 »

Robert Jones, 92 passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House, Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born September 27, 1925 in Windermere, Florida to Richard and Annabelle Keller Jones. He was the Chief Bishop of The (Ephesus) Church of God, served in the United States Air Force and Navy during WWII and the Korean War.

Survivors include; his wife; of 63 years: Drucilla Jones of the home; two sons: Kenneth Jones (Robin) of Jonesboro, Arkansas; James Jones (Gina) of…

Maria Elizabeth Mathis Dec 02, 2017 »

Maria Elizabeth Mathis, 80 of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born November 8, 1937 to Freidrich and Maria Hasenfratz in Kubelberg Rheinlanol-Pfalz, West Germany. She was active in the church, Extension Homemakers Club. Charities, enjoyed cooking, and bird watching.

Survivors include; three sons: Mike Mathis and Steven Mathis both of Jonesboro, Arkansas; Glen Mathis of Huntsville, Alabama;…

kenneth A. Houseman Nov 29, 2017 »

Kenneth Allen Houseman, 28, passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Marmaduke, Arkansas. He was born March 14, 1989 in Kennett, Missouri to Kenneth Houseman and Ann Cox McKaskle. He enjoyed weight lifting, fishing, and hunting.

Survivors include his mother: Ann McKaskle and step father: Jerry McKaskle of Marmaduke, Arkansas; father: Kenneth Houseman of Arbyrd, Missouri; two daughters: Kaitlyn Houseman of Paragould, Arkansas; Aubrey Hufford of Texas; two sons: Nathan and Kenneth Houseman…

Tom Johnson Nov 23, 2017 »

Tom Johnson, 79, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at his residence. He was born on May 30, 1938 in Tupelo, Mississippi to the late Albert Dickson and Ila Mae Lawson Johnson. He was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors, and cooking out with the family.

Survivors include; his wife of sixty years; Hazel Johnson of the home; one daughter: Alice Smallmon (Charles); one son: Mike Johnson (Darcy) of Jonesboro,…

Steve Hollis Nov 21, 2017 »

Steve William Hollis, 60 of Caraway, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at his home. He was born on January 9, 1957 in Caraway, Arkansas to the late Everett and Irene Redding Hollis. He was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include; one son: Steven Scotty Hollis of Rivervale, Arkansas; one brother: Bob Hollis of Caraway, Arkansas; four sisters: Pat Barrett (Larry) of Caraway, Arkansas, Myra Pippinger (Jerry) of Brinkley, Arkansas, Shirley Douglas (Floyd)…

Lillie Gibson Nov 20, 2017 »

Lillie Mable Gibson,53, of Paragould, Arkansas passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born on March 22, 1964 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Carl and Marie (Gibson) Norman. She loved spending time with her family and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed listening to country and gospel music.

Survivors include; two sons: Chris Britt (Bridget Watkins); and Leonard Gibson, Jr. Both of Paragould; two daughters: Leann Bain of Evening Shade; and Sarah…

Christopher James Cornette Nov 20, 2017 »

Christopher James Cornette, Jr., 37, of Marmaduke, Arkansas passed from this life on November 18, 2017. He was born April 25, 1980 in Paragould. Chris enjoyed spending time with his children, friends, and family. He loved to arrowhead hunt with his cousin Jeff. One of his favorite past times was welding. Chris was known for making others around him laugh.

Survivors include; his wife: Jennifer of fifteen years; five children: Karen Cornette, Emily Cornette, Olivia Cornette, Gannon Cornette,…

Tammie Jo Groves Nov 19, 2017 »

Tammie Jo Groves, 57, of Brookland, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at her home. She was born on August 6, 1960 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Norma Jean Pemberton. She was a member of the New Haven Church of Christ, enjoyed gardening, bird watching, and being outdoors.

Survivors include; one daughter: Chaya Aird of Brookland, Arkansas; her father: Edward Pemberton of Jonesboro; one sister: Monica Alexander (Toby) of Jonesboro, Arkansas; one brother: Barry Pemberton (Sarah) of…

James E Stevens, III Nov 18, 2017 »

James E. Stevens, III, 78, of Bay, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at NEA Baptist Hospital. He was born on March 24, 1939 in San Diego, California to the late James E. and Vera Anderson Stevens. He was currently employed by Allied Security Services, a retired meat cutter from Lucky Stores in California, a reserve police officer for the city of San Diego, a member of the Army National Guard in California, and a member and former president of the Fraternal Order of the…

Marvin "Doug" Hall Nov 18, 2017 »

Marvin “Doug” Hall, 71, of Monette, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett, Missouri. He was born on November 23, 1945 in Lake City, Arkansas to the late Johnny and Elena Grimes Hall. He was of the Baptist Faith, a graduate of Lake City High School in 1964, enjoyed fishing, picking up and shelling pecans, and going to auctions.

Survivors include; his wife: Beverly Berryhill

Hall of the home; two children: Kevin Douglas Hall…

Deidra Addison Nov 17, 2017 »

Deidra Addison, 53 passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 at her home in Paragould, Arkansas. She was born January 5, 1964 in Memphis, Tennessee to James and Virginia Burris Mounce.

Survivors include: her ex husband: Gregory Addison; two daughters: Corie Lyn Scott and husband Jordan; Neeley Addison and fiancé Joshua Crowder; one son: James Addison; one brother: Jimmy Mounce; nine grandchildren: Adilyn; Andrea; Allison; Achilles Scott; Aaliyah; Julius; Ta’lyn; Virginia Crowder;…

Elizabeth Carol Scott Nov 17, 2017 »

Elizabeth Carol Scott, 51, of Caraway, Arkansas passed away on November 16, 2017 at her home. She was born on June 23, 1966 in Aurora, Illinois. She enjoyed family get-togethers and doting on her great nieces and nephews.

Survivors include; her mother: Loretta Griffin of Trumann, Arkansas; two sisters: Paula Looner of Bay, Arkansas; and Carla Constant of Trumann, Arkansas; three nieces; two nephews; one great niece; and two great nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her husband Harold…

Pamela Gail Dickinson Nov 16, 2017 »

Pamela Gail Dickinson, 62, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017 at St. Bernard's Medical Center, Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born May 8, 1955 in Seward, Nebraska to Allan and Betty Bivens Wittig. She was baptized into the Missouri Synod Lutheran Faith by her grandfather, Rev. Otto Wittig, served in the United States Navy Reserves, has a Bachelor’s degree in photography, worked at Schlotzsky's Deli and Bill's Fresh Market in Jonesboro, Arkansas, enjoyed working with stained glass, and…

James Madison Harrison Nov 16, 2017 »

James Madison Harrison, 53, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on November 15, 2017. He was born on October 30, 1964 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late James Roy Harrison, Jr. and Sharon Ann Lampley-Harrison. He enjoyed drawing, social media, and watching television. The black and white old movies were his most favorite.

Survivors include; two sisters: Denise Altschul of Jonesboro; and Rogulyn Krenn and husband Dennis of Jonesboro; two nephews: D.J. Krenn and Corey Krenn both of…

Hermon Peaslee "Hap" Nov 16, 2017 »

Hermon Allen Peaslee, 79, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri passed away on November 11, 2017. He was born on March 30, 1938 in Paris, Arkansas to the late George and Lillian Bennett-Peaslee. He enjoyed making quilts for disabled Veterans, foster children, homeless people, and for those fighting cancer.

Survivors include; one son: Dale Peaslee of Springfield, Missouri; two daughters: Robyn Grayson of Gideon, Missouri; and Rene Peaslee of San Pablo, California; a host of grandchildren and…

Hermon Allen Peaslee Nov 15, 2017 »

Hermon Allen Peaslee, 79, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri passed away on November 11, 2017. He was born on March 30, 1938 in Paris, Arkansas to the late George and Lillian Bennett-Peaslee. He enjoyed making quilts for disabled Veterans, foster children, homeless people, and for those fighting cancer.

Survivors include; one son: Dale Peaslee of Springfield, Missouri; two daughters: Robyn Grayson of Gideon, Missouri; and Rene Peaslee of San Pablo, California; a host of grandchildren and…

Davis Earl Swanner "Butch" Nov 15, 2017 »

Davis Earl Swanner “Butch”, 70, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Advanced Care Hospital of White County, in Searcy, Arkansas. He was born on August 12, 1947 in Jonesboro to the late Ben and Hazel Ray-Swanner. He enjoyed fishing, camping and being outdoors.

Survivors include; two sons: Eddie and wife Karis of Jonesboro, Arkansas; and David Swanner of Jonesboro, Arkansas; one daughter: Tammy Lindsay-Swanner of Jonesboro, Arkansas; four…

Sandra Elaine Hardy Nov 11, 2017 »

Sandra Elaine Hardy, 68, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on November 11, 2017 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born on February 15, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Cannie Bell and Bernice Geneva Holmes Jones. She was the life of the party, a very beautiful caring person who enjoyed life.

Survivors include; one daughter: Sharon Jones of Jonesboro, Arkansas; one sister: Mildred Y. Williams of Chicago, Illinois; grandsons: Cedrick Jones of Turrell, Arkansas and Bryant Jones of…

Troy Edward Maynard Nov 10, 2017 »

Troy Edward Maynard, 77 of Brookland passed away peacefully, surrounded by his daughters and special friend, Mrs. Irene Henley, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House on Thursday, November 9, 2017. He was a lifelong resident of Brookland and was of the Baptist faith. He retired from General Electric in Jonesboro in 1995 as a machinist. He served his country as a military police officer in the United States Army from 1958-1960, being stationed overseas in Germany. He loved to visit with friends…

John Sam Everett Nov 09, 2017 »

John Sam Everett, 66 lost his walk through life, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould, Arkansas. He was born July 28, 1951 to Oscar Paul and Ellen Alieen Tucker Everett in Paragould, Arkansas. He enjoyed fishing, loved to watch Duck Dynasty, especially Uncle Si.


Survivors include two daughters: Tamera Jo King and Kelly Williams both of Paragould, Arkansas; two sons; three sisters: Patricia Clements, Paulette Gadberry, Judy Clark; two brothers: Keith…

kelly Eugene Cagle Nov 09, 2017 »

Kelly Eugene Cagle passed away November 5, 2017 in Bono. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father: Phillip Cagle; one brother: Tony Dewayne Cagle.


He is survived by his mother: Margie Cagle; one daughter: Cheyenne Mayberry.


We’ll love you forever….


Family has requested a private disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service, Manila, Arkansas.

Scotty Ray Damon Nov 06, 2017 »

Scotty Ray Damon, 40, of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee departed this life November 2, 2017. He was born June 7, 1977 in Paragould, Arkansas to Larry and Barbara Dixon Damon.

During his youth, Scotty was a member of the Ridgecrest High School JROTC and a member of the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Ridgecrest High School in Paragould, Arkansas in 1995.

He continued throughout adulthood to enjoy camping and other outdoor activities. Computer gaming was a favorite pastime. Scotty had become…

Stanley Elijah Jackson Nov 04, 2017 »

Stanley Elijah Jackson 57, of Marmaduke, Arkansas passed away on Thursday November 2, 2017 at his home. He was born on October 13, 1960 in Paragould, Arkansas to the late James F. and Elfreda Marie Box-Jackson. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being outdoors.

Survivors include; one daughter: April Lowery of St. Louis, Missouri; three brothers: Freddie Jackson and wife Sheila; Everett Jackson and wife Debbie; and James Steven Jackson and wife Vickie all of Paragould, Arkansas; one sister:…

Lilly Mae Romine Nov 04, 2017 »


Lilly Mae Romine was born the daughter of Oscar Waugh and Hazel (Stewart) Waugh on October 11, 1946 in Caraway, Arkansas, and departed this life on November 4, 2017 in Jonesboro, Arkansas at the age of 71 years.

She was united in marriage on November 10, 1979 in Corinth, Mississippi to John E. Romine.

She is survived by one daughter, Stacy Lyn (Romine) Orman and husband Greg of Sardis, MS; one son, Steve Hooker and wife, Missy of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; three granddaughters; four…

Roger Kenneth Darnell, Sr. Nov 03, 2017 »

Roger Kenneth Darnell, Sr., 66 of Paragould, Arkansas passed away November 2, 2017 at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. He was born May 31, 1951 in Helena, Arkansas to Thomas Luther and Dolly Summerhill Darnell. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, Razorback football, and he loved his pets dearly.

Survivors include; his wife: Judy Darnell of Paragould, Arkansas; three children: Roger Darnell, Jr. of Byhalia, Mississippi; Sarah Darnell of Paragould, Arkansas; Mikaela Darnell of…

James Leon Minick Nov 03, 2017 »

Reverend James Leon Minick, Sr., 90 passed into heaven on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born in Big Flat, Arkansas on December 18, 1926, to James Columbus and Clara Lawrence Minick.

His family moved to the Jonesboro area shortly before he began school. At the age of 17, after completing his eleventh year of school, he was drafted. He served in the Army during World War II, returning to complete his education and graduate from Nettleton Public…

Jerry L. Gates Nov 01, 2017 »

Jerry L. Gates, 82 of Mt. Pleasant, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017. He was born on August 6, 1935 in Blocher, Indiana. He enjoyed going to church, fishing, hunting, shopping at flea markets, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include; six sons: Charles Gates of South Carolina; William Leroy Gates of Pennsylvania; Lewis Allen Gates of Thayer, Missouri; Sheldon Gates of Salem, Indiana; Jerry Gates, Jr. of Burton, Michigan; and Daniel Gates of Batesville,…