April 23, 2014 Edition

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Atley Reese Smith


Leroy Clinton Shirley Evelyn Daniels Isophene Virginia Glenn
George Hickman Jr., Derotha Lacefield Hutsell Rickie Ann McCall
Kyria Rayne Seymour Daisy Christine Wells


Atley Reese Smith

Hunter Smith and Miranda Sullens of Walnut Ridge have announced the birth of a daughter on April 13, 2014, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

The baby weighed seven pounds, 14 ounces, and has been named Atley Reese Smith.

She has an older brother, Kaiden Smith.

Grandparents are Deana Quarry of Walnut Ridge and the late Jason Quarry, Keri Taylor of Hoxie, Jamey and Kelli Sullens of Minturn and Glenn and Tara Smith of Imboden.

She is the great-granddaughter of J.T. and Julia Tribble and Sheri Truxler, all of Walnut Ridge, Dennis Truxler of Hoxie, Sue Bentley of Cave City and Gilbert and Sue Smith of Imboden.

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Leroy Clinton

Leroy Clinton, 82, of Cave City, died April 19, 2014, at a Batesville nursing home.

Born July 13, 1931, at Alicia, he was the son of William and Gracie Chinn Clinton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eva Clinton; and a granddaughter, Jacinta Maycock.

Survivors include three sons, Charley Clinton, Cave City, Mark Clinton, Batesville, and Jeff Clinton, Bauxite; two daughters, Rhonda Stone, Pocahontas, and Bonnie Otto, Pleasant Plains; a sister, Beatrice Rogers; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Graveside service was Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Cave City Cemetery with Bro. Johnny Conyers officiating. Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City had charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Jeremy Stone, Christopher Stone, Rocky Maycock, Dustin Gilbert, Tanner Atkins and Logan Richey. Honorary pallbearers were Lester Stone, Robert Otto, Clyde Hill and Dillion Simpson.

An online guestbook is available at www.quallsfh.com.

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Shirley Evelyn Daniels

Shirley Evelyn Berry Daniels, 71, of Pocahontas, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at her daughter's home in Harrison.

She was born Nov. 20, 1942, at Cash, the daughter of Sisro and Mazie Berry. Shirley lived most of her life in the O'Kean/Fender community. After the loss of her husband, Cecil, of 43 years, she then moved to Pocahontas.

Shirley is preceded in death by husband, Cecil; her parents; and three brothers, Bobby, Gene and George.

Survivors include her two sons, Wade Daniels of Pocahontas, and Steven (Joey) Daniels and wife Brook of Jonesboro; one daughter, Lisa Glass and husband Mike of Harrison; four grandchildren, Crystal Thompson, Nathan Robertson, Natalie and Olivia Daniels; two great-grandchildren, Jaden Baldridge and Kaden Thompson; three sisters, Lois Huskey of Walnut Ridge, Oneda Waddill of Edmond, Okla., and Barb Crisler of Hoxie; and two brothers, Carol (Man) Berry of Pocahontas and James Berry of Jonesboro.

A memorial service and graveside burial was held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Cash Baptist Church and cemetery with Ken Roden officiating under the direction of Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

Pallbearers were Ryan Crisler, Wesley Crisler, Nathan Robertson, Brett Baldridge, Eddie Swift and Dustin Thompson.

An online guestbook is available at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.


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Isophene Virginia Glenn

Isophene Virginia Glenn, 88, of Lynn, died April 15, 2014, in Walnut Ridge.

Born August 17, 1925, in Lynn, she was the daughter of Willie and Opha Simmons Lynch, and a lifelong resident of Lawrence County. Mrs. Glenn was a loving wife and mother, a homemaker, and loved to garden and sew. She and Mr. Glenn organized Faith Missionary Baptist Church at Eaton in 1956, where they served until 1975.

Mrs. Glenn was preceded in death by her husband, Brooks Glenn; one son, Larry Glenn, of Lynn; and two sisters, Marie Morgan of Lynn, and Mabel Alls of Lavonia, Mich.

Survivors include two daughters, Lanell King and husband Tommy of Lynn, and Nona Dunlap and husband Terry of Gulfport, Miss.; three sisters, Shirley Matthews and Angie Gyngard, both of Edgington, Ill., and Clara Wise of Conway; one brother, Virgil Lynch of Imboden; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral was Saturday, April 19, at 2 p.m. at Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Eaton with David Stuart officiating and Jeremy Dunlap assisting. Visitation was Friday, April 18, from 5-8 p.m. at Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in Dry Creek Cemetery under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be grandsons Randy Glenn, Brent Glenn, David Glenn, Shawn Dunlap and Casey Dunlap, and Randy Budnik.

An online guestbook is available at www.housegreggfh.com.


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George “Pinky” Hickman Jr.

George “Pinky” Hickman Jr., 83, of Council Grove, Kan., died April 5, 2014, at Morris County Hospital. His mother, Madge Faulkner Hickman Crader, was a native of Lawrence County. Memorials may be made to Council Grove Youth Baseball/Softball or Council Grove Senior Center in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, P.O. Box 273, Council Grove, KS 66846. An online guestbook is available at www.penwellgabelcouncilgrove.com.

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Derotha Lacefield Hutsell

Derotha Lacefield Hutsell, 84, of Searcy, died April 21, 2014.

She was the daughter of Homer and Stella Lacefield of Clover Bend.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Hutsell; and two brothers, Herman Lacefield and Lee Lacefield.

Survivors include two sons, Mike Hutsell and wife Diane, Searcy, and Dwain Hutsell and wife Cindy, Conway; three sisters, Zola Berry and husband Jay, Hoxie, Floy Crapo and husband Dewey, St. Peters, Mo., and Nova Rivenbark and husband Rick, Birmingham, Ala.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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Rickie Ann McCall

Rickie Ann McCall, 67, of Walnut Ridge, died April 21, 2014, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro.

Born May 16, 1946, in Walnut Ridge, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jonathan Moody; her former husband, Jerry Moody Sr.; two sisters, Peggy Dover and Debbie Hester.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Moody Jr. and wife Heather, Hoxie; a sister, Bonnie Hendon, Jonesboro; and three grandchildren, Jeri Nicole Moody, Jonathan Moody and Jake Loranzo Moody.

Funeral is Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Park.

Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m.

An online guestbook is available at www.bryanfh.com.

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Kyria Rayne Seymour

Kyria Rayne Seymour, 11, of Jonesboro, died April 19, 2014, at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.

Born Jan. 28, 2003, in Jonesboro, she attended Temple Baptist Church and Bay School. She loved to be creative by drawing and making jewelry.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Leah Shelby; a grandfather, Thomas Seymour; and an uncle, Danny Seymour.

Survivors include her father, Joseph Seymour and wife Kimberly; nine brothers and sisters, Ethan Seymour, Ian Seymour, Carmen Seymour, Colton Seymour and Jacobe Deaton, all of Jonesboro, Destiny Deaton, Auburn, Ind., Mason McCord and Isaak McCord, both of Peru, Ind., and Logan Shelby, Jonesboro; grandparents, Julia “Nanny” Haulium, Jonesboro, and Mark and Terry Clark, Imoboden; and great-grandmother, Imogene Jordan, Jonesboro.

A celebration of her life will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Bay High School with pastor Andy Neal officiating. Burial will be in Oakridge Cemetery at Bono.

Visitation is tonight from 6-8 at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Pallbearers will be Joseph Seymour, Ethan Seymour, Eric Frey and Mark Clark.

An online guestbook is available at www.mcnabbfuneralhomes.com.

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Daisy Christine Wells

Daisy Christine Wells, 94, of Minturn, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

She was born Dec. 5, 1919, in Alicia, the daughter of Lloyd Sr. and Minnie Fallis Clark. She was a retired postmaster at Minturn and a member of Free Street Church of Christ. She enjoyed quilting and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Floyd Wells; a son, Bobby Gene Wells; her stepmother, Pearl Clark; two brothers; two sisters; and a great-grandson.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Martha Wells of Clover Bend; three grandchildren, Sonia Self of Walnut Ridge, Shawna Ray of Paragould, and Jeff Wells of Clover Bend; five great-grandchildren, Christopher Taft, Ashley Wells, Jason Martin, Tamara Taft and Brittany Wells; as well as a great-great-grandchild, Haden Taft; six brothers, J.W. Clark of Maryland, Lloyd Clark Jr. of Powhatan, Ronnie Clark of Dover, J.B. Clark of Fayetteville, Jim Clark of Pottsville, Joe Dance of Wayne, Mich; and a sister, Mona Roush of Ohio.

Funeral is today at 2 p.m. at Bryan Funeral Home with Lloyd Wayne Clark Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Clover Bend Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Bullard, Dean Davis, Larry Jones, J.B. Clark, Jim Clark and Stan Jones.

An online guestbook is available at www.bryanfh.com.


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