Posts With The Tag "October 2016 "

William Stamp Oct 26, 2016 »

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…

Rita Sloan Oct 26, 2016 »

Mrs. Rita Ann Sloan, age 66 of Trumann, Arkansas, passed away on October 26, 2016 at her home. Born March 10, 1950 in Gideon, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Christine Stoker Davis and was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Trumann. Mrs. Sloan loved spending time with her family, church family and taking care of people.

She is survived by one son: Randy Case and Angela Smith of Trumann, Arkansas; one daughter: Angie Case of Trumann, Arkansas; one sister:…

Gary Thomas Bass Oct 26, 2016 »

Gary Thomas Bass, age 55 of Cardwell, Missouri, passed away on Monday, October 24, 2016 at his home in Cardwell, Missouri. Born July 26, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of the late Thomas and Pauline Canada Bass. Mr. Bass enjoyed going camping, barbequing, cars, and his three cats.

He is survived by his wife: Kim Bass of the home; two sons: John Bass, of Cardwell, Missouri, and Douglas Rushing of Kirkwood, Missouri; one daughter: Carla Jumper and husband P.J. of Steele,…

Patsy Irene Smith Oct 25, 2016 »

Patsy Irene Smith, 75, of Weiner passed away on Monday October 24.

A home maker her entire life, she took care of her elderly parents and her special needs brother Jimmy. She liked gardening and watching the television show Dancing with the Stars. Patsy enjoyed basketball and was a Weiner Cardinal fan. She collected Rice Festival shirts and letters from family and friends. She never missed a class reunion and kept in contact with classmates and teachers from…

Edward Truman "Jody" Wynne Oct 25, 2016 »

Mr. Edward Truman “Jody” Wynne, age 71 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away Monday, October 24, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Born in Keiser, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Cecil and Helen Davis Wynne and was a lifelong area resident. Mr. Wynne was a member of the North Main Baptist Church in Jonesboro and had been a car dealer since the age of 21 years old. Mr. Wynne loved his dog Sassy, cars and spending time with his family and…

Charlene Glisson Oct 24, 2016 »

Charlene Glisson, 68, of Blytheville, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at her home. She was born on August 4, 1948 in Hayti, Missouri to the late Cecil and Lola Glidewell Willingham. She was of the Pentecostal Faith, loved word search puzzles and cooking.

Survivors include; her husband of 54 years: Tommy Glisson of the home; one son: John Glisson of Blytheville, Arkansas; two daughters: Donna Lonon and husband Gary and Lori Johnson and husband Jamie both of Blytheville;…

Jerry Bernard Berry, Sr. Oct 23, 2016 »

Jerry Bernard Berry, Sr., 76, of Caraway, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center. He was born on January 22, 1940 in Jonesboro, Arkansas to the late William Wesley and Alta Vaughn Berry. He was of the Baptist Faith, a Mason since 1973, became a 32 degree Mason and Scottish Rites in 1983, was the secretary for the Masonic Lodge and the Lions Club in Caraway since 1980, a member of the Caraway Ambulance Service board, worked the local election…

Aline Jones Oct 20, 2016 »

Aline Jones, 80, of Tyronza, Arkansas, passed away on October 18, 2016 at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born on April 23, 1936 in Marie, Arkansas to the late Valma Lloyd and Marie Audrey Mae Doyle Dobbins. She was of the Baptist faith, a life-long area resident, and enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include; two sons: Raymond Otis Lloyd Dewitt of Lepanto, Arkansas and Cletis Leo Jones of Dyess, Arkansas; two daughters: Audrey Irene Counces of Marked Tree, Arkansas and Virginia Aline…

Irene Pugsley Oct 18, 2016 »

Irene Lina Pugsley, 73, of Lake City, Arkansas passed away on October 17, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born on January 20, 1943 in Heidelberg, Germany. She was a stay at home mom and was devoted to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was raised in Germany and came to the United States in 1967 and loved this country so much she became a citizen in 1999.

Survivors include; her children: Norman Puglsey of Big Flat, Arkansas, Aaron Dale Pugsley,…

Rickey Long, Sr. Oct 16, 2016 »

Rickey Leroy Long, Sr., 68, of Paragould, Arkansas, passed away on October 14, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on November 27, 1947 in Kennett, Missouri to Roy and Nina Dawson Long. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a “gentle man” with a kind heart. He loved riding motorcycles and was proud of his antique Schwinn bicycle. He also enjoyed fishing and watching old westerns and was a big fan of John Wayne and…

Joe Laster Oct 14, 2016 »

Mr. Joe (JB) Babe Laster, 81 of Jonesboro, Arkansas, passed away October 13, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Born November 24, 1934 in Tyler, Missouri, he was the son of the late Wiley and Elsie Battles Laster and was of the Baptist faith. Mr. Laster served our country in the United States Army, was a mechanic for 60 years and enjoyed working in the yard.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years: Shirley Laster of Jonesboro, Arkansas; four sons: Ricky Laster of Kennett,…

Bobby Wayne Bridges Oct 11, 2016 »

Mr. Bobby Wayne Bridges, 71, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Rector Nursing and Rehab Center in Rector, Arkansas. He was born in Hornersville, Missouri, November 4, 1944 to Harold and Freida Coleman Bridges.


Mr. Bridges is survived by four previous wives; three sons: Dameon Ray Bridges of Fargo, North Dakota; Dennis Floyd Bridges of Arbyrd, Missouri and Daniel Bridges; one daughter: Billy Jean Bridges of Fargo, North Dakota.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Bridges was preceded…

Thomas E. Atkins Oct 07, 2016 »

Thomas E. Atkins, 72, of Caraway, Arkansas passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. He was born on February 12, 1944 in Kennesaw, Georgia to the late Hubert and Martha Jane Bean Atkins. He was retired from Lockheed Aircraft and a Vietnam Era US Army Veteran.

Survivors include; his wife: Regina Atkins of the home; two children: Tom Atkins of Kennesaw, Georgia and Joan Croft of Talking Rock, Georgia; one brother: Don Atkins of Midway, Georgia; one…

Glenda Lindsey Oct 05, 2016 »

Ms. Glenda Lindsey, 52, of Rector, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at her home. She was born June 6, 1964 in Memphis, Tennessee to Norman and Elsie King Lindsey. Ms. Lindsey was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great granddaughter.

Ms. Lindsey is survived by her mother: Elsie Lindsey of Marmaduke, Arkansas; two daughters: April Martin (Jason) of Rector, Arkansas; Loria Maxwell (fiancée James Cupp) of Rector ,…

Mary Evelyn Myers Oct 04, 2016 »

Mrs. Mary Evelyn Myers, 67 passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 at her residence in Kennett, Missouri. Mrs. Myers was born November 23, 1948 in Piggott, Arkansas to Leo and Wanda Clayton Cranford. She was of the Baptist faith and a lifelong area resident. She enjoyed flowers, collecting dolls, going to auctions, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Myers is survived by her husband: Ronald Myers of Kennett, Missouri; two sons: Ronald Myers, Jr. of Lepanto, Arkansas; and…