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Saturday, January 22, 2022
Diane Holley
TRUMANN - Diane Qualls Holley, 66, of Trumann passed away peacefully at home Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. She was born to the late W.E. "Dub" Qualls and Dorcy Martin Qualls. She married Earl Holley Jr. and they shared 49 years together. Together they raised three daughters, Michelle... Read More
Thompson Funeral Home - Trumann
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 22, 2022.
Richard Poff
TRUMANN - James Richard "Rick" Poff, 64, of Trumann, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Hayti, Mo., and had lived in Trumann most of his life. He was a former employee of the Trumann Housing Authority and of the Baptist... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 22, 2022.
Diana Sims
TRUMANN - Diana Kay Sims, 73, of Trumann, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at the family residence. She was born in Jonesboro and lived most of her life in Trumann. She loved NASCAR racing and was of the Baptist faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Darrell... Read More
Thompson Funeral Home - Trumann
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 22, 2022.
Audie Smith
TRUMANN - Audie Frances Smith, 64, of Trumann passed away at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital on Jan. 15, 2022. She was born Nov. 27, 1957, in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., to Francis and Mary Gilless Hahn. She was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and worshiped at the Kingdom Hall in Monette. ... Read More
Faith Funeral Service
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 22, 2022.
Alfred Thornton Jr.
JONESBORO - Alfred "Freddy" Brunson Thornton Jr., 68, passed away Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 1, 1954, in Walnut Ridge to Alfred and Bonnie Sue Holcomb Thornton Sr. He was a self-employed farmer and construction worker. He is survived... Read More
Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 22, 2022.
Friday, January 21, 2022
Nancy Bowman
CORDOVA, Tenn. - Nancy Lee Ball Bowman, 81, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, after a brief illness. She was blessed to live a full and active life right to the end. She was born Feb. 12, 1940, in Monette to Henry and Amanda Harrell Ball. She was the second of four children... Read More
Memphis Funeral Home - Poplar
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 21, 2022.
William Johnson III
JONESBORO - William Aden Johnson III, 82, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Aug. 8, 1939, in Jonesboro to the late William and Minnie Shultz Johnson Jr. He was a graduate of Jonesboro High School and attended Arkansas State University... Read More
Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 21, 2022.
Ronald Putt
LONOKE - Ronald Keith Putt, 63, of Lonoke passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after a long battle with congestive heart failure and COPD. Ron was an avid deer hunter and the most loyal friend anyone could have. He was a hard-working, single dad most of his life and incredibly... Read More
Westbrook Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 21, 2022.
Wanda Sanders
POCAHONTAS - Wanda Lee Sanders was born June 4, 1930, in Dalton, to Harrison and Lois Morris. She passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at Randolph County Nursing Home in Pocahontas, at the age of 91. Wanda was preceded in death by her husband, Amos "Dick" Martin Sanders, parents... Read More
Hope Gardens Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 21, 2022.
Lessie Scroggins
SHERWOOD - Lessie Carol Scroggins, 74, of Sherwood and formerly of Jacksonville, died in hospice care at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Conway on Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. She was born April 8, 1947, in Jonesboro, to Leslie Howard "Doc" Davis and Maxine Carter Davis. She was preceded... Read More
Griffin Leggett – Rest Hills Funeral Home and Memorial Park
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 21, 2022.
Joe Watson
JONESBORO - Joe Simpson Watson, 86, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, in Memphis. He was born June 26, 1935, in Stanford to the late Charlie and Myrtle Morrow Watson. He was a hay and cattle farmer. Joe loved John Deere tractors, going to cattle sales, feeding the cattle and... Read More
Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 21, 2022.
Hazel Williams
JONESBORO - Our beloved Nana, Hazel Faye Warren Williams of Jonesboro, departed this earthly realm on Jan. 12, 2022, after a long and colorful 85 years of life. Hazel was born on July 16, 1936, to William Vernon Warren and Beatrice Gertrude Warren outside of Tchula, Miss. Hazel... Read More
Emerson Funeral Home - Jonesboro
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 21, 2022.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Nancy Bowman
CORDOVA, Tenn. - Nancy Lee Bowman, 81, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, after a brief illness. She was blessed to live a full and active life right to the end. She was born Feb. 12, 1940, in Monette to Henry and Amanda Ball. After graduation from Monette High School... Read More
Memphis Funeral Home - Poplar
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 20, 2022.
Claude Clement Jr.
JONESBORO - Claude Havanna Clement Jr., of the Bungalows in Jonesboro, went to his heavenly home Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. He was born Dec. 12, 1924, in Furlow to Claude H. Clement Sr. and Mary Rice Clement. His friends and family gave him the nickname "June." He graduated from Lonoke... Read More
Boyd Funeral Home Inc
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 20, 2022.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Rex Clark
Bonham, Texas - Rex Allan Clark, 65, of Bonham, Texas, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Born in Dowagiac, Mich., he was the son of the late Richard Lee and Bonnie Giller Clark and was a 1974 graduate of Dowagiac High School. Following high school, he served in the U.S. Army before making... Read More
Howard Funeral Service - Leachville
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Janeil Cox
Janeil Cox, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 14, 2022. Faith, family, friendship, fun and fashion were the substances of Janeil's life. The warmth of her smile and the charm of her beauty were gifts to every heart... Read More
Jackson's Newport Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Judy Fleming
Judy Faye Fleming, 72, of Swifton, died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born May 3, 1949, in Powhatan, to Velmar Beasley and Mertel "Wanetta" Light Beasley. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a homemaker... Read More
House-Gregg Funeral Home - WALNUT RIDGE
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Jane Gray
JONESBORO - Mary Jane "Janie" Gray, 79, of Jonesboro, went to her heavenly reward Sunday, Jan.16, 2022. She was born Nov. 12, 1942, to the late Albert and Mary Ruth Hansen Pierce in Jonesboro. She had lived most of her life in Jonesboro. She was a member of Walnut Street Baptist... Read More
Emerson Funeral Home - Jonesboro
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Edward Holder
Edward Ward Holder, 86, of Conway, formerly of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at his home. He was born Feb. 6, 1935, in Randolph County, the youngest child of Redmon and Viola Ward Holder. Edward attended school in Richwoods, Lawrence County. In 1953, he began working... Read More
Emerson Funeral Home - Jonesboro
Published in Jonesboro Sun from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2022.
Brian Lagomarcino
JONESBORO – Brian Lagomarcino, 54, of Jonesboro passed away suddenly and unexpectedly due to heart failure on Jan. 8, 2022. He was born in Alton, Ill., the son of Suzanne Lagomarcino and the late Paul Lagomarcino. He is survived by his wife, Candy, who he adored and was married... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Thomas "T.J." Ludwig
Thomas "T.J." Ludwig, 58, of Black Rock, died on Jan. 12, 2022. T.J. was born in Walnut Ridge on Sept. 20, 1963, to Charles (Burley) and Diane Pickney Ludwig. He worked as a machine specialist at McDowell Machine Shop. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He was preceded... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Shelley Oakes
BONO - Shelley Oakes, 91, of Bono, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born March 13, 1930, in Hicoria, to Douglas and Laura Oakes. Shelley was retired from the U.S. Army having served from 1948 to 1968. After retiring from the Army, he went... Read More
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Shirley Pillow
Shirley Pillow, 69, of Paragould, died at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro on Jan. 10, 2022. Shirley was born in Walnut Ridge to John and Cora Ellison Girard on April 3, 1952. She worked as an HR manager. She was a member of Finch Baptist Church. She was married... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Darrell Rash
Darrell Eugene Rash, 64, of Pocahontas, died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Walnut Ridge. He was born Dec. 27, 1957, in St. Louis, to Denver Rash and Wynona Compton Rash. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was a supervisor... Read More
House-Gregg Funeral Home - WALNUT RIDGE
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Shirley Sorrell
HARRISON - Shirley Nadeen Sorrell, 81, of Harrison, and former Manila-area resident, passed from this life Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center in Harrison. Born in Etowah to the late Rufus and Bernice Jackson Bradberry, she had lived most of her life... Read More
Howard Funeral Service - Manila
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Juanita Francis Syre
WEINER - Juanita Francis Syre, 86, of Weiner, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at her daughter's home in Pike Road, Ala. She was born Dec. 2, 1935, in Lake City to Walker Ely and Ruby Lois Simpson Lewis. She was a florist among many other previous professions and loved crossword... Read More
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
David Warner
PARAGOULD - Roy "David" Warner, 68, of Paragould, passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. David was born July 19, 1953, in Lawrence County to the late Earl and Vivian Warner. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. One of his favorite names was Grandpa. He loved his grandchildren deeply. David... Read More
Heath Funeral Home - Paragould
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 19, 2022.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Nona Campbell
JONESBORO - Nona M. Campbell, 98, of Jonesboro passed away at her home Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. She was born July 30, 1923, in O'Neal, to Maynard and Eura Lewis Cross. Nona was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville for many years. She enjoyed sewing, needlecraft and... Read More
Faith Funeral Service
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 18, 2022.
Mechial Garrett
BONO - Mechial Ann Garrett, 52, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center. She was born March 15, 1969, in Trumann to Bennett and Patricia Jones Raymond. Mechial was an amazing wife, mother and friend. She was an even better grandmother. She was hardworking... Read More
Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 18, 2022.
Charles Porter
BONO - Charles Porter, 45, of Bono, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. He was born Nov. 8, 1976, in Osceola to Charles and Marsha Porter. He was a warehouse employee of Nestle Foods in Jonesboro. He enjoyed watching football and was a big Arkansas Razorback fan. He is survived... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 18, 2022.
Earnest Stallings
JONESBORO - Earnest "Earnie" Eugene Stallings, 80, of Jonesboro, passed from this life to be with his Lord on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born into the loving family of Herbert and Bernice Stallings on Sept. 21, 1941, in Jonesboro. He joined siblings... Read More
Emerson Funeral Home - Jonesboro
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 18, 2022.
Mary Taylor
JONESBORO - Mary Taylor, 67, of Jonesboro, was born to the late Charlie Mack and Francis Louise Payne on Aug. 1, 1954, in Midland, Texas. Mary left this life and entered her heavenly home while in a peaceful sleep at her home Friday, Jan. 14, 2022. While all of us would say that... Read More
Emerson Funeral Home - Jonesboro
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 18, 2022.
Steve Whitson
JONESBORO - Steve Sidney Whitson was born Sept. 2, 1950, in Helena to Euel Claburn Whitson and Jimmie Irene Howell Whitson. Steve passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center surrounded by family and old gospel music. Steve was a truck driver for over 50 years... Read More
Faith Funeral Service
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 18, 2022.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
John Burns
JONESBORO - Dr. John Luther Burns, 89, of Jonesboro passed from this life Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at Craighead Nursing Center. He was born to the late John Luther and Hattie Burns Sr. on May 25, 1932. in Walland, Tenn. John was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro and served... Read More
Emerson Funeral Home - Jonesboro
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 15, 2022.
Ryan Donaldson
FAYETTEVILLE - David Ryan Donaldson passed away peacefully at his home in Fayetteville on Jan. 3, 2022. A creative at heart, Ryan's life reflected family-hewn values and ideals. Influences of the early art lessons his mother encouraged him in, his in-person experience of Martin... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 15, 2022.
Bill Duncan
JONESBORO - Bill Duncan, 89, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Nov. 23, 1932, in Jonesboro to the late Hubert and Della Goodman Duncan. Bill served his country proudly in the United States Navy for four years. He then served in the... Read More
Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun from Jan. 13 to Jan. 15, 2022.
Gary Ivy
JONESBORO - Gary Lynn Ivy, 63, of Jonesboro passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. He was born July 29, 1958, in Jonesboro to Tom and Doris Bond Ivy. Gary worked as a truck driver until retiring. He loved singing, he wrote poetry... Read More
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 15, 2022.
Paul Osborn
JONESBORO - Paul S. Osborn, 88, passed away peacefully in his sleep Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. He was born Oct. 30, 1933, in Jonesboro and lived his entire life there. He graduated from Arkansas State University and then became an officer in the Army Reserve. After his service,... Read More
Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 15, 2022.
Barbra Roberts
O'FALLON, Mo. - Barbra Ann Roberts, 74, of O'Fallon, Mo., passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Lake St. Louis, Mo. She was born July 17, 1947, in Lorado to Jack and Dorthie Whitehead Roberts. She worked for the Missouri State Family Services until retirement. She was a member of... Read More
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 15, 2022.
Robert Watson Jr.
TRUMANN - Robert "Buddy" Watson Jr., 94, of Trumann departed this life Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Place in Jonesboro. He was born in Cherokee, Ala., and had lived most of his life in the Trumann area. He was a retired instructor for the Delta Vocational School in... Read More
Thompson Funeral Home - Trumann
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 15, 2022.
Frances Whitaker
TRUMANN - Kay Frances Whitaker, 77, of Trumann departed this life Thursday, Dec. 13, 2022, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. She was born in Double Springs, Ala., and had lived in Trumann for the past 59 years. Mrs. Whitaker was a former employee of the Arkansas... Read More
Thompson Funeral Home - Trumann
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 15, 2022.
Jeffery Wisham
LAKE CITY - Jeffery Randell Wisham, 36, departed this life on Jan. 1, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center. He was born Oct. 29, 1985, in Jonesboro, to Carol Baker and Randell Wisham. He graduated from Riverside High School in 2004. After he graduated, he worked as a paraprofessional... Read More
Gregg Funeral Home - Monette
Published in Jonesboro Sun from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2022.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Betty Carlew
NEWPORT - Betty Jean Miller Carlew of Newport departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at the age of 89. She was born Aug. 26, 1932, the daughter of George Daniel Miller and Melissa Lashlee Miller. She retired from the postal system after 40 years of service. She was postmaster... Read More
Dillinger Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 14, 2022.
Stephen Clark
WEINER - Stephen Wayne "Boo" Clark of Weiner departed this life Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at the age of 63. He was born Feb. 25, 1958, in Newport, the son of Acel Floyd Sr. and Gwendolyn Anschultz Clark. Mr. Clark was a 1976 graduate of Weiner High School and received certification... Read More
Jackson's Newport Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 14, 2022.
Lillian Miller
LEACHVILLE - Lillian Olena Miller, 89, of Leachville, the widow of Bond Lee Miller, passed from this life Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at Manila Nursing Center. Born in Black Oak, she was the daughter of the late Garland and Dorothy Moss Finch and had been a longtime Leachville resident... Read More
Howard Funeral Service - Leachville
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 14, 2022.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Marvin Costner II
PHOENIX - Marvin George Haywood Costner II, 83, of Phoenix, passed away Dec. 23, 2021, at the Osborn Medical Center in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was born Nov. 17, 1938, in Flint, Mich., to Marvin and Sue Ella Jones Costner. Marvin was a retired truck driver and served in the U.S. Navy... Read More
Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 13, 2022.
Carlos Lester
CORNING - Carlos Lester, 80, of Corning, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at Randolph County Nursing Home in Pocahontas. Mr. Lester was born in Corning on Dec. 15, 1941. He was retired from the Arkansas Highway Police where he served for 33 years. He was also a former Corning... Read More
Ermert Funeral Home, Inc. - Corning
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 13, 2022.
Jerry Willis
HARRISBURG - Jerry Harold Willis, 82, of Harrisburg went to be with our Lord on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Harold was the son of the late Jim and Lois Willis of Bay Village. He was a retired pastor, farmer, U.S. Postal Service mail carrier... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 13, 2022.
Doris Yeager
ST. CHARLES, Mo. - Doris Ann Yeager, 71, of St. Charles, Mo., died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles. She was born in Jonesboro on Oct. 9, 1950, to Alvie Thomas and Opal Thomas Sutterfield. She was a homemaker and loved to take care of children. Doris... Read More
Emerson Funeral Home - Jonesboro
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 13, 2022.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Jerry Dudley Bassett
Jerry Dudley Bassett, 71, of Jonesboro, passed away suddenly at his residence on Jan. 1, 2022. Born July 18, 1950, in Memphis, he was the son of the late Jerry Bassett and Helen "Tynse" Moore Bassett. Dudley graduated from the University of Arkansas and was a loyal member of the... Read More
Published in Jonesboro Sun on Jan. 12, 2022.
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