January 24, 2007 EditionAlso in this issue...
|Madelyn Grace Stanfill||Caleb Scott Truitt|
|Fry ~ Graham||McFadden ~ Cook|
Joey and Jamie Stanfill of Searcy announce the birth of their first child, a daughter, born Jan. 11, 2007, at the White County Medical Center in Searcy. The baby weighed six pounds, nine ounces, and has been named Madelyn Grace Stanfill.
Grandparents are Jim and June Shultz and Richard and Brenda Turner, all of Walnut Ridge, and Jim Stanfill of Maynard. Great-grandparents are Onis and Minnie Rowland of Paragould and Frank and Shirley Petro of Poughkeepsie.
Caleb Scott Truitt
John and Melissa Truitt of Pocahontas are parents of a son, born Dec. 10, 2006, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro. The baby weighed seven pounds, three ounces, and has been named Caleb Scott Truitt. He has a brother, Gage, seven, and a sister, Kiley, two.
Grandparents are Larry and Pam Sorg of Pocahontas and John and Bobbye Truitt of Pocahontas. Great-grandparents are Vernon and Dorothy Cline of Maynard, Genevieve Sorg of Pocahontas and J.W. Recker of Hoxie.
Stephanie Graham and Randle Fry were united in marriage Jan. 16, 2007, in a private ceremony performed by Kenny Barr.
The bride is the daughter of Curt and Betty Blevins of Murray, Ky. The groom is the son of Wilson and Willie Fry of Black Rock.
They are residing in Pocahontas.
Lindsay Nicole Davidson Cook became the bride of Wade Adam McFadden in a double-ring ceremony solemnized Dec. 21, 2006, at 2:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Jonesboro.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Bill Cook of Jonesboro. She is the granddaughter of Laverne Clark and the late Hershel Clark, Jean Davidson and the late Bill Davidson, Dorothy Cook and John Cook.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy McFadden of Imboden. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil McFadden and the late Mr. and Mrs. Jim Torry.
Joe Loghry of Koinonia Christian Fellowship in Imboden performed the ceremony. Nuptial music was presented by Kathy Abel, pianist, and Wes Suitt, vocalist.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She wore a formal gown of chiffon featuring a tank-style bodice and empire waistline adorned with crystal beading and platinum embroidery. The flowing A-line skirt featured a pleated overlay accented with crystal beading and platinum embroidery that flowed onto the chapel length train. Her bridal veil of illusion was trimmed with crystal beading. She carried a bouquet of red calla lilies and Gerbera daisies.
Laura Cook served her sister as maid of honor, and Jamey Williams was matron of honor.
Robby Harpole was best man, and groomsman was Brent Walker.
Ushers were Austin Cook and Kyle Cook, brothers of the bride.
A wedding reception, hosted by the bride's parents, followed the ceremony at the RidgePointe Country Club.
Meg Williamson attended the bride's book table. Server was Jessica Burke.
The couple is residing in Bamberg, Germany, where the bridegroom is serving in the Army.
Jesse F. Andrews, 78, of Walnut Ridge, died Jan. 22, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Born Sept. 18, 1928, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Charles Henry and Decia Ward Andrews. He was a farmer and was a member of the Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Burley Ray Andrews, Jimmy Andrews, Harry Andrews, Johnnie Andrews and Roy Andrews; and two sisters, Frances Randells and his twin, Dessie Holder.
Survivors include his wife, Ernestine "Teen" Melton Andrews, whom he married Aug. 30, 1947; a son, Danny Andrews, Walnut Ridge; a daughter, Anita Brice, Jonesboro; a sister, Mary Lou Shelton, Pocahontas; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in Bryan Chapel with Bros. Derek Collins and Randy Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be John Fender, Ben Henry, Frank Davis, Paul Stratton, Lee Don Hamilton and Rick Benson. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Crum, Fred Herring, Jeffery Willfond and Theodore Andrews.
Visitation is tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Harold Lee Bowling, 69, of Pensacola, Fla., died Jan. 17, 2007, at his home.
Born Oct. 25, 1937, in Tyronza, he graduated from Walnut Ridge High School in 1956.
He retired from Bellsouth after 44 years of service. He was a member of the Communication Workers of America, serving in numerous capacities, including local president. He was active in community service, including serving on Pensacola's labor mini perc committee and coaching various youth and adult sports teams. For the past 20 years, he had been a leader and elder at Jubilee International Ministries with special emphasis on hospital visitation and missions outreach.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy Lee and Jewel Jean Watson Bowling.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Dobbs Bowling, whom he married May 5, 1956; two daughters, Darlene Williams, Gallatin, Tenn., and Debra Salmon, Cantonment, Fla.; two sons, Scott Bowling, Cantonment, and Mike Bowling, Pensacola; a sister, Carol Jaynes, Southaven, Miss.; 12 grandchildren, Gray Williams, Kris Williams, Ryan Williams, Evan Williams, Brad Salmon, Brandon Salmon, Chad Bowling, Cody Bowling, Chelsea Bowling, Emma Bowling, Toye Johnson and John Ethan Duty; and a great-grandchild.
A celebration of life was held Saturday at Jubilee International Ministries in Pensacola. Burial was in Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens under the direction of Faith Chapel North Funeral Home.
The Jubilee International Ministries elders and leadership team served as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Jubilee International Ministries and Missions.
Patsy Joyce Crum
Patsy Joyce Crum, 64, of Walnut Ridge, died Jan. 17, 2007, in Jonesboro.
She had worked at Miller Golf Bag. She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lowell and Dulcie Gimlin; and two brothers, Bob Gimlin and Bill Gimlin.
Survivors include her husband, Tom Crum; three sons, Randy Crum, Maynard, and Tommy Crum Jr. and Gilbert Gimlin, both of Walnut Ridge; seven daughters, Sandy Schafer, Pocahontas, Cindy Willfond and Sharrie Murphy, both of Ravenden, Lynn Rider, Portia, Joyce Gimlin, Blytheville, April Stickel, Warm Springs, and Valerie Light, Walnut Ridge; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Saturday at 10 a.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home with Rick Hart officiating. Burial was in Duty Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Matt Crum, Tommy Crum III, Marvin Willfond Jr., Steven Willfond, Robert Rider and Duwaine Stickel. Honorary pallbearers were Josh Crum, Tony Murphy and Terry Schafer.
Jackson Cooper Danley, aged two months and three days, of Paragould, died Jan. 18, 2007.
Survivors include his parents, James Cordell Danley and Lyndsay Michelle Burkhart; his grandparents, Cathy Baldridge Burkhart, Paragould, Mike and Lisa Burkhart, Henderson, Kim Horrell Danley, Paragould, and Jimmy Danley, Black Rock; and his great-grandparents, Jack and Mildred Burkhart, West Plains, Mo., Ruby Baldridge, Clella and Lee Horrell, Emma Dell and James Danley, all of Paragould.
Funeral was Monday at 10 a.m. at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould with Bro. Jerry Clements officiating. Burial was in Greene County Memorial Gardens.
An online guestbook is available at www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com.
Jeff Thomas Dawson, 81, of Walnut Ridge, died Jan. 19, 2007, at his home.
Born at Portia, he lived in Rockford, Ill., for many years, where he worked at Rockford Clutch. He moved to Walnut Ridge about 17 years ago.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Hill; two brothers, Lehman and Robert; two sisters, Maxine Wiles and Vina Hobson; and a grandson, Troy Triplett.
Survivors include his wife, Anne Bea Murphy Dawson; two daughters, Lisa Ball and Annette Cortwright, both of Greenwood; two sisters, Helen Davis, Hope, and Margie Zambrano, Alicia; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home with William Neptune officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were George Ball, Matthew Ball, Jackie Cude, Steve Boyd, Chris Kopp and Josh Sharar.
Sarah Christine Herriott
Sarah Christine Herriott, 70, of Clover Bend, died Jan. 11, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Born at Quitman, she had lived in Clover Bend since 1960. She was a retired certified nursing assistant at Lawrence Hall and a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by five sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include her husband, Clinton Herriott; two daughters, Kathy Midgett and Sandra Herriott, both of Clover Bend; three sons, Clinton Herriott Jr., Newark, and Roger Herriott and Teddy Herriott, both of Clover Bend; a sister, Tapesy Cox, Walnut Ridge; a brother, Emmet Hill Jr., Pangburn; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Sunday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home with Robert Lee Foster officiating. Burial was in Clover Bend Cemetery.
Frank Holman, 86, of Cash, a resident of Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center, died Jan. 17, 2007.
Born April 14, 1920, at Cash, he was the son of Bond and Clarcia Holman. He was a retired farmer and was of the Baptist belief.
He was preceded in death by a son, Frankie George Holman; and a brother, Billy Ray Holman.
Survivors include his wife, Ella Mae Holman; two sons, Rick Holman, Jonesboro, and Clyde Junior Holman, Pocahontas; a daughter, Sandra Phillips, Jonesboro; three brothers, Edward Holman, Walnut Ridge, Doyle Holman, Trumann, and J.R. Holman, Cash; five sisters, Mildred Odell, Tuckerman, Shirley Presley, Smithville, Bonnie Pierce, Michigan, and Linda Montgomery and Glenda Lackey, both of Cash; and six grandchildren.
Graveside service was Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pine Log Cemetery, near Brookland, with Terry Simmons officiating. Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Daniel Thetford, Danny Harlan, Lewis Johnson, Bobby Johnson, Jason Johnson and Eric Johnson. Honorary pallbearers were Junior Pate, Gene Montgomery and Erin Johnson.
An online guestbook is available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Rosalie Cantrell Ingram, 52, of Springdale, died Jan. 19, 2007.
Born July 9, 1954, she worked for the Hale Fogelman and Rogers Law Firm of West Memphis for over 20 years.
Survivors include a daughter, Carrie Amber Ingram; her mother, Virginia Tyler, Fayetteville; her father, Warren Richard Cantrell, Des Moines, Iowa; a sister, Anita Howard, Lynn; and three brothers, Alan Cantrell and Ron Bartlett, both of Fayetteville, and David Bartlett, Lenoir City, Tenn.
A memorial service was held Monday at 10 a.m. at Backstrom Pyeatte Funeral Home in Spingdale.
Memorials may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, AR 72762.
An online guestbook is available at www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
Wilma "Jackie" Johnson
Wilma "Jackie" Johnson, 82, of Pocahontas, mother of Greg Johnson of O'Kean, died Jan. 18, 2007. Services will be held at a later date. McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas has charge of arrangements. Back to Top
Gyula Kiss, 70, of Hoxie, died Jan. 22, 2007, at his home.
Born Aug. 4, 1936, in Budapest, Hungary, he was a former truck driver for Hodge Trucking for over 20 years.
Survivors include his wife, Eva Chavez Kiss of Davenport, Iowa, whom he married in October 1962; two sons, John Kiss and Tim Kiss, both of Davenport; a daughter, Lourie Horras, Davenport; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday afternoon from 4 to 6 at Bryan Funeral Home.
Bonnie Sue Lindsey
Bonnie Sue Lindsey, 67, of Walnut Ridge, died Jan. 19, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Born June 20, 1939, in Hoxie, she was the daughter of Sloan and Rubye Teel Weir. She was a homemaker and a member of the Living Word Church in Jonesboro.
Survivors include her husband, Don Lindsey, whom she married Dec. 24, 1983; a daughter, Penny Ring, Alma; a stepdaughter, Ann Adams, Paragould; three brothers, Charles Weir, Little Rock, Cameron Weir, Walnut Ridge, and Riley Weir, Bono; two sisters, Frances Green, Hoxie, and Ruth Anne Brand, Shirley; and five grandchildren, Jarod Ring, Breanne Ring, Brooke Brown, Brittnia Brown and Chasity George.
Funeral was Sunday at 2 p.m. in Bryan Chapel with Rev. Danny Beavers officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Jim Green, Jimmy Green, T.J. Moss, Dan D. Brand, David Craig and Bryan Rookey.
Shirley Peve, 86, of Imboden, died Jan. 20, 2007.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, three sisters, a brother and two great-grandchildren.
Survivors include two daughters, Diana Robinson and Lila Carr; four sons, Richard Peve, Alvey Peve, Larry Peve and Arthur Peve; a sister, Carol French; 18 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Graveside service was Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at Randolph Memorial Gardens. McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas had charge of arrangements.
Jessy Darrell Whitlow
Jessy Darrell Whitlow, 76, of Rogers, died Jan. 22, 2007, at his home.
Born May 11, 1930, in Strawberry, he was the son of Joseph Pinkney and Ethel Gosha Whitlow. He served in the Marine Corps and reserves from 1951-1959. He moved to Rogers in 1954 and worked as an auto mechanic at Ford and Chevrolet dealerships until his retirement. He was a member of the Rogers First Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Wanda Marie Weiser Whitlow; a daughter, Sherry Lynn Moncrief, Little Rock; a son, David Allen Whitlow, Rogers; and three grandchildren, Jeesie Tyler Moncrief, Darrell Allen Whitlow and Julie Marie Whitlow.
Funeral is Thursday at 10 a.m. at First Church of the Nazarene in Rogers with Pastor Alan Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Rogers Cemetery under the direction of Callison-Lough Funeral Home of Rogers.
Pallbearers will be Allen Whitlow, Tyler Moncrief, Eugene Weiser, Roy Weiser, Eddie Weiser, Kenny Larimore, A.E. Erwin, Frankie Elliott and Kevin Higgins.
Memorials may be made to the Rogers First Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 1599 West Olive Street, Rogers, AR 72756.
Jessie William Wilson
Jessie William Wilson, 53, of Beebe, formerly of Alicia and Jonesboro, died Jan. 16, 2007, at White County Medical Center.
He was a U.S. Marine veteran of
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