July 30, 2014 Edition

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Darrell Dean Dobbs Bobby Darrell Lee Lloyd Darter Martz Jr
Dorothy Tribble Paul Webb


Darrell Dean Dobbs

Darrell Dean Dobbs, 71, died July 24, 2014, at Lawrence Hall Nursing Center.

Born Jan. 15, 1943, in Tulare, Calif., a welder and the owner of D. Dobbs Welding.

He was preceded in death by a son, Rodney Dobbs; his parents, Earnest and Vida Quarry Dobbs; and a brother, Edward Dobbs.

Survivors include a daughter, Deana Smith and husband Kevin, Sedgwick; eight sisters, Pauline Henke, Edmond, Okla., Fayedell Copeland, Shawnee, Okla., Frances Herring, Portia, Barbara Tennison and Phyllis Francis, both of Rockford, Ill., Shirley Gipson, Loves Park, Ill., and Bonnie Woody and Linda Krepps, both of Batesville; a brother, Ricky Dobbs, Rockford, Ill.; grandchildren, Kaleb Smith, Brittney Smith, Lacey Cobble and Raven Dobbs; and a great-grandchild.

Also surviving is his wife, Kathryn Dobbs, Walnut Ridge; two stepdaughters, Melanie Davis, Bono, and Shelia Britton, Walnut Ridge; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Dobbs, Walnut Ridge; two granddaughters, Brandy Richardson, Amber Broadway, both of Walnut Ridge; a grandson, Wesley Davis; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home with Todd Milburn officiating.

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

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Bobby Darrell Lee

Bobby Darrell Lee, 75, of Alicia, died July 24, 2014, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro.

Born Jan. 30, 1939, in Alicia, he was a retired truck driver and a deacon of the Alicia Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a son, Steve Gates; his parents, Elmer and Grace Whitmire Lee; and a brother, Darrell Lee.

Survivors include his wife, Betty McLaughlin Gates Lee; five sons, Kevin Lee and wife Kathy and Bobby Gates, all of Walnut Ridge, Rayburn Lee and wife Brenda and Marty Lee, all of Alicia, David Gates and wife Eve, Black Rock, two daughters, Dianna Burrow and husband Gene, Manila, and Cindy Wilhite and husband Sherman, Black Rock; a sister, Barbara Anglin and husband Jerry, Smithville; two brothers, Ray Lee and wife Shirley, Portia, and Dick Lee, Oklahoma; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Saturday at 10 a.m. at House-Gregg Funeral Home with Marvin Reynolds officiating. Burial was in Strangers Home Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Morgan Morse, Justin Gates, Dalton Lee, Logan Morse, Blake Lee and Buddy Burrow. Honorary pallbearers were Payton Lee, Tom Morris, Arvel Taylor, Stanley Corbett and Harry Conery.

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

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Lloyd Darter Martz Jr.

Lloyd Darter Martz Jr., 71, of Salem, formerly of Lawrence County, died July 23, 2014, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem.

Born Aug. 16, 1942, in Batesville, he served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was an Arkansas State Policeman for 30 years and served as Fulton County Sheriff for six years. He was a member of the Salem Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd Edward Sr. and Hazel Darter Martz.

Survivors include his wife, Pamela Denison Martz, whom he married Sept. 6, 1964, at Lynn; two daughters, Stacy Barton, Saffell, and Angela Herron and husband George, Mountain Home; two sons, Chris Martz, West Plains, Mo., and Pat Martz, Salem; a brother, Joe Martz and wife Earlene, Melbourne; and five grandchildren, Zach Barton, Tori Barton, Jaxon Martz, Kolbe Herron and Addison Martz.

Funeral was Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Salem Church of Christ with Bro. Mike Yates officiating. Burial was in Salem Cemetery under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.

Pallbearers were James Kerley, Terry Walker, Brad Schaufler, David Estes, Daniel Busch, Buck Foley, James Cantrell and Carrol Traw. Honorary pallbearers were Roy Barker, Joe Roberson, Keith McHenry, Dwayne Plumlee, Bill Slayton, Paul Gene Martin, Albert Roork, Jim Short and “Fellow Officers.”

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas State Police Teddy Bear Fund.

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

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Dorothy Tribble

Dorothy Tribble, 86, of Pocahontas, died July 24, 2014.

Born Dec. 14, 1927, she was the daughter of Charlie Blackshear and Ethel Ludwig.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; four sons, Steven Tribble, Jim Tribble, Ricky Tribble and Larry Tribble; her stepfather, Mark Ludwig; and two great-grandchildren, Zoee Maree Foster and Hyden Buckwaters.

Survivors include six daughters, Freda Smith and husband James, Shirley Snyder and husband Carl, Deborah Crawford and husband Tommy, Cindy Tribble and Debbie Tribble, all of Pocahontas, and Vickie Swan and husband Robert, Gadsen, Tenn.; a sister, Christine Moore Arizona; 36 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren; three great-great-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Sunday at 2 p.m. at Taylor-Cox Funeral Home in Pocahontas. Burial was in Randolph Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Ingram, Christopher Tribble, Adam Tribble, Joey Allen, Shawn Snyder, Charlie Ragsdale, Ricky Snow and Richard Smith.

An online guestbook is available at www.taylor-coxfuneralhome.com.

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Paul Webb

Paul Webb, 55, of Savannah, Tenn., died July 24, 2014.

Born Feb. 19, 1959, in Walnut Ridge, he was the son of the late J.C. and Gladys Mae Jones Holt.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Amanda Marie Webb; a brother, Charles Van Webb; and two sisters, Jerry-Mae Hicks and Kimberly Ann Neill.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Linda Taylor Webb; two sons, Jesse Webb and wife Jessica, Amber Strickland and husband Thomas and Charity Webb, all of Savannah, Tenn.; two brothers, Quincy Dirk Webb and J.R. Webb, both of Savannah, Tenn.; a sister, Sherry Lynn Jones, Savannah, Tenn. and eight grandchildren, Eric Strickland, Emily Strickland, Abby Strickland, Anthony Strickland, Madison Webb, Jay Webb, David Webb and Jacob Webb.

Funeral was Sunday at 1 p.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah. Burial was in Mt. Hermon Cemetery in Savannah.

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

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