William Floyd Stamp, 83, of Jonesboro, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the NEA hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born April 28, 1933 in Trumann, Arkansas to the late William and Annie Mayville Stamp. Mr. Stamp proudly served our country in the United States Marines for eight years, where he earned a Purple Heart serving in the Korean War. Mr. Stamp was known throughout Jonesboro for selling and giving away watermelons and pecans. He was known as a gentle and kind soul
Mr. Robert Eugene Pollard, Sr., 60, of Lepanto, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the VA Medical Center, Memphis, TN. Mr. Pollard was born on September 8, 1955 in Joiner, Arkansas to the late Floyd and Faye Hart Pollard. Mr. Pollard was of the Pentecostal faith, served his country in the United States Army for ten years, enjoyed planting flowers, working on cars, and spending time with his children.
Survivors include; his wife: Bonnie Pollard of the home; two sons:
Ms. Margaret Jane Caldwell Dawson, 69, of Paragould, Arkansas formerly of Monette, Arkansas passed away on Friday, October 30, 2015 at her home. She was born on November 6, 1945 in Black Oak, Arkansas to Hershel and Betty Roe Caldwell. Ms. Dawson was a homemaker, enjoyed spending time with children and grandchildren, sewing and doing crafts.
Survivors include; her mother: Betty Henry of Lake City, Arkansas; her children: Ernes Coker of Paragould, Arkansas, Rhonda Coker of Texas, Lisa
Mr. David Lee Emmons, age 66 of Ravenden, Arkansas, passed away October 27, 2015 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born January 6, 1949 in Memphis, Tennessee he was the son of the late Marvin Lee and Sallie Jo Gray Emmons. He was a United States Army Veteran, a member of the First Baptist Church in Ravenden, Arkansas and enjoyed hunting, fishing, horses and his beloved dog Rambo.
He is survived by sons: David Keith Emmons and Dustin Lee Brickell both of
Amanda Jene Blankenship, age 36 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away October 26, 2015 at her home. Born March 29, 1979 in Jonesboro, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Freddie Gene and Linda Burnett Holman. She enjoyed collecting dolls, writing and was of the Christian faith.
She is survived by her mother: Linda Holman of Jonesboro, Arkansas; father: Freddie Holman of Jonesboro, Arkansas; husband: Todd Blankenship of Paragould, Arkansas; two sons: Chandler Blankenship, Zachary
Mr. Shannon Richard Shepherd, 38, of Kennett, Missouri, died on October 20, 2015 at Twin Rivers Hospital. Mr. Shepherd was born on October 24, 1976 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Norman Richard and Ramona Jan Johnson Shepherd. Mr. Shepherd enjoyed reading, writing, and was a cat lover.
Survivors include; his father: Norman Shepherd of Charlotte, North Carolina; his mother: Ramona Kidwell and husband Ken of the home; one brother: David Shepherd of Charlotte, North Carolina; one sister:
Mr. Harry âRustyâ L. Poole, Jr., 59, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Northwest Medical Center, Springdale, Arkansas. Mr. Poole was born on June 17, 1956 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to Harry L. and Emma Cook Poole. Mr. Poole was of the Baptist faith, worked at Food Dudz, was a Boy Scout, member of DeMolay International, played football and an organ donor.
Survivors include; his parents: Harry and Emma Poole of Jonesboro, Arkansas; one son:
Mr. Donald Lee âDuckâ Coleman, 81, of Jonesboro, Arkansas, died on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at his home. He was surrounded by family, daughter, Terri Coleman, grandson, Jason Huffman, and son, Richard Pearcy. Mr. Coleman was born on June 28, 1934 in Bono, Arkansas to the late Watson M. and Mary L. Meeker Coleman. Mr. Coleman was a member of North Main Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Arkansas, a United States Army Veteran, owned Colemanâs Pawn Shop in Jonesboro, enjoyed
Mrs. Janis Mitchell, 71, of Manila, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Great River Medical Center. Mrs. Mitchell was born on March 18, 1944 in Newark, Arkansas to the late Roy and Mable Hodges Hamilton. Mrs. Mitchell was a member of the Ravenden Baptist Church, graduated in 1961 from Manila High School, retired owner of Janâs Video store in Manila and Jonesboro, enjoyed fishing, dancing, singing, and spending time with family, especially grandchildren.
Mr. W.C. Armstrong, 76, of Black Oak, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at NEA Baptist Hospital. Mr. Armstrong was born on October 9, 1939 in Black Oak, Arkansas to the late Marvin and Lorene Wait Armstrong. Mr. Armstrong was a member of the Black Oak Church of Christ, retired from the United States Air Force and Colson Casters, and enjoyed farming for Finch farms.
Survivors include; his wife of 42 years: Carolyn Polly Armstrong of the home; one son: Rich Armstrong and
Dennis Allen Baker, 61, of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at his home. Mr. Baker was born on June 22, 1954 in Houston, Texas to the late Eton and Jewell Ford Baker. Dennis liked fishing, cooking out, camping, hanging out with friends and family.
Survivors include; three brothers: Travis and Michael Baker both of Paragould, Arkansas, and Timmy Joe Baker of Jonesboro, Arkansas; two sisters: Kathy Boone and Mary Liles both of Paragould, Arkansas; one nephew: Kenny
Mr. Gerald Mason, age 55 of Caraway, Arkansas, passed away Monday, October 12, 2015 at the St. Bernardâs Medical Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born March 2, 1960 in Memphis, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Lester and Sarah Elizabeth Jackson Mason. Mr. Mason enjoyed being outside, watching wrestling and karaoke.
He is survived by two daughters: Gloria Thomason and husband Jason of Gosnell, Arkansas and April Cissell and Ricky of Joiner, Arkansas; four sisters: Jo Ann Ward of
Mrs. Phyllis Eugenia Hess, 62, of Manila, Arkansas, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Mrs. Hess was born on September 9, 1953 in Hammond, Indiana to the late Charles and Tressie Gates McFadden. Mrs. Hess was of the Baptist Faith, enjoyed spending time with family and doing crafts.
Survivors include; her husband: Ben Hess of the home; one son: Charles Hess and wife Micki of Manila, Arkansas; one daughter: Joyce Carter and husband Delbert of Manila,
MICHAEL THOMPSON, 65
Michael "Mike" Norvel Thompson, 65, of Brookland, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, October 8, 2015.
Mike was born January 28, 1950 in Paragould, Arkansas to Norvel and Orela (Peppers) Thompson.
He lived in Paragould until he was a teenager. His family moved to Wynne, Arkansas where he graduated high school. He earned a degree at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
Following the tradition of this father and grandfather, Mike signed on to work for the railroad shortly
Mrs. Janette Layne, 82, of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2015. Mrs. Layne was born on September 2, 1933 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to the late John and Viola Swan. Mrs. Layne was a member of the Stanford Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include; two sons: Charles Layne of Jonesboro, Arkansas and William âWillyâ Layne of the home; three daughters: Dorothy Allison and husband John, Phyliss West and husband Joe, and
Mr. David E. Wise, age 71of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, October1, 2015 at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice house in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He was born March 3, 1944 to Marion Cecil and Opal Ruth Bradshaw Wise. He enjoyed watching football and baseball.
Mr. Wise is survived four sons: Gene, Mitchell, David and Christopher Wise: one daughter: Teresa Wise; one brother: Ronnie wise of El Paso, Texas; two sisters: Opal Mercer of Oklahoma City, Ok and Deborah Mc Anally of Jonesboro,