Mary Pauline Roper
ASH FLAT -- Mary Pauline Roper, 77, of Ash Flat died Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Mountain Home.
She is survived by her husband, Claude David Roper; two daughters, Regina Waldee of San Jose, Calif., and Rebecca Clute of Keri Keri, New Zealand; and two sisters, Goldie Chorney of Winter Haven, Fla., and E.V. Fouts of Memphis.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel with burial to follow in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. with photo
Flora Mae Batey Schug
PARAGOULD -- Flora Mae Batey Schug died Monday, November 21, at Greene Acres Nursing Home, the night before her 94th birthday.
Born on Nov. 22, 1911, in Schugtown, she was a homemaker and an avid gardener. Mrs. Schug was a lifetime member of the Mulberry Church of Christ.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Fritzie and Bob Rowe of Schugtown; one sister-in-law, Mary Bean of Schugtown; six grandchildren, Larry Cameron, and wife, June, Drew Cameron, Vince Cameron, Keith Pillow, David Schug, and wife, Stacy, and Leah Pratt and husband, Joe. She is also survived by four great grandchildren, Aaron Cameron, Justin Pillow, Weston Schug and Andi Pratt.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Sophia Batey; her husband, Add Schug; one son, Andy A. G. Schug; one daughter, Anita Cameron; two sisters, Inez Batey and Grace Cummins; three brothers, Herchel Batey, George Batey and Winford Batey; and one grandson, Randy Cameron.
The funeral service will be 1:30 p.m., Friday at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel, with Weldon Parkinson and Bill Drake officiating. Burial will follow at Greene County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. Friday until service time at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould.
Pallbearers will be Drew Cameron, Larry Cameron, David Schug, Keith Pillow, Justin Pillow and Joe Pratt.
Evelyn Irene Adcock Tucker
CARAWAY -- Evelyn Irene Adcock Tucker, 83, of Caraway died Wednesday at her residence.
Born in Geneva, Ind., she lived in the Caraway area most of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of Caraway First Baptist Church.
Survivors include six sons, Loren Adcock, Donnie Adcock and Rickie Adcock, all of Jonesboro, Bill Adcock of Caraway and Michael Adcock of Manila; six daughters, Betty Brown and Barbara Wallace, both of Caraway, Mary Hollis of Milligan Ridge, Linda Bowden of Lake City, Carolyn Wrinkles of Ash Flat and Brenda Gettleman of Granite City, Ill.; one brother, Raymond Mastutz of Fort Wayne, Ind.; 26 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in Caraway Cemetery, with the Rev. Waymon Holt officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Gregg Funeral Home in Monette.
Memorials may be sent to Caraway Ambulance Service.
Chester Frank Warnick
Jonesboro -- Chester Frank Warnick, 65, of Jonesboro, died Tuesday at his home of natural causes.
Born in Lawrence County, Mr. Warnick lived in Sedgwick and Trumann before moving to Jonesboro in 1964. He was retired from General Electric and was a member of the Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Wanda Warnick; and by a brother, David Warnick.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Shannon Warnick; two daughters, Deborah McLaughlin and Kathy Prine, both of Jonesboro; two stepsons, Randy Shannon of Dallas and Tony Shannon of Jonesboro; a stepdaughter, Deborah Johnston of St. Augustine, Fla.; three brothers, Doug Warnick of Jonesboro, Kenneth Warnick of Black Rock, and Larry Warnick of Batesville; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Emerson Memorial Chapel, with Bob Heath officiating. Burial will be private.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
Bertha Marie Wren
PARAGOULD -- Bertha Marie Wren, 87, of Paragould died Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center.
Born October 18, 1918 in Greene County, Mrs. Wren was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include a son, Jim Earl Heritage of Reyno; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and four sisters.
Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., Friday, at Pruett's Chapel Cemetery. The procession will leave Mitchell Funeral Home at 10:15 a.m., Friday. There will be no public visitation.
Gary Lee Brownlee
OSCEOLA -- Mr. Gary Lee Brownlee, 56, of Osceola died Friday in Blytheville. Survivors include his wife, Gwen Weathers Brownlee of Osceola; his son and daughter-in-law, James and Andrea Williams of Blytheville; a sister and brother-in-law, Becky and Rick Rasnick of Conway; two nephews and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Blytheville with burial following in Elmwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Cobb Funeral Home in Blytheville.
JONESBORO -- M. L. Fisher, 82, of Jonesboro died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
He had lived in Jonesboro for 62 years, moving here from the Childress Community. He was a research consultant who provided valuable information for two books being written with ties to Jonesboro. One book was called "Railroads of Craighead County" and the other book will be called "100 South Main."
He was a member of Central Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, DruElla Audrey Fisher; Bill Dunn, a stepson; and a sister, Mary Ann Fisher.
Survivors include a son, Al Fisher, Trumann; a stepson, Bobby Gene Dunn, Birmingham, Ala.; a stepdaughter, Shirley Jo Book, Fenton, Mich.; a sister, Maxine Simpson, Nashville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Tonya Fisher and Matthew Fisher, both of Jonesboro; and 13 stepgrandchildren
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Emerson Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dwight Harrelson officiating and burial to follow at Herman Cemetery with Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers are Matthew Fisher, Donnie Dunn, Chuck Dunn, Herb Stallings, Harvey Stallings and Charles Whitt.
Honorary pallbearers are Wayne Hinson, Bobby Rogers, Bill Baker and Paul Smith.
Visitation will be from 5 -- 7 p.m. Saturday at Emerson Funeral Home.
PARAGOULD -- L.A. "Dude" Holloway, 82, of Paragould, formerly of Marked Tree, died Thursday at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould.
He served in the U. S. Navy and was in World War II. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marked Tree and a member of the Marked Tree Fire Department.
Survivors include a daughter, Donna Evans of Paragould; grandchildren, James Brashears, Tommy Brashears and Melissa Greer, all of Paragould; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, "Doll" Holloway.
Funeral services will be noon today in First Baptist Church at Marked Tree with Stacy Prater officiating and burial to follow at 2 p.m. in the New Friendship Cemetery at Paragould.
Emerson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers are Tommy Brashears, James Brashears, Lance Greer, Lance McDaniel, Phillip Newcomb and Frankie Frans. Honorary pallbearer is Billy Jennings.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time today in First Baptist Church at Marked Tree.
OSCEOLA -- W.A. "Buck" Jones, 81, of Osceola died Nov. 24 in SMC Regional Medical Center at Osceola.
Born on Monday, Sept. 1, 1924 in Lepanto to the late Chessie Jones and late Iraconsula Morris Jones, he was a retired farmer, member of Osceola Calvary Baptist Church and the Mississippi County Farm Bureau Board for more than 30 years.
Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Roller-Swift Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mississippi County Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements being handled by Roller-Swift Funeral Home of Osceola.
Herbert E. Kazzee
HARDY -- Herbert E. Kazzee, 65, of Hardy died Thursday.
He was born April 15, 1940 at Pocahontas.
Survivors include his wife, Vickie Whitney Kazzee; two stepsons from Hardy, Shane Holland and Troy Daniel; one stepdaughter, Johnna Spikee of Salt Lake; two brothers from Pocahontas, Bill and Harold Kazzee; sister, Helen Sedgwick; six stepgrandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Services are 2 p.m. today at Cox-Waymon Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Waterman officiating and interment in Masonic Cemetery at Pocahontas.
Visitation is noon-2 p.m. today at Cox-Waymon Funeral Home.