James ‘Kim’ Lamberth
GREENBRIER — James Kimbly “Kim” Lamberth was born at Jonesboro on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1950. He passed to Heaven on Saturday, March 6, 2010.
He is survived by his father, Jimmy Lamberth, and his stepmother, Linda Lamberth; his wife of 41 years, Donna Coffman Lamberth; son, Chad Lamberth and wife Danielle of Conway; daughters, Angela Nordengreen and husband Tim of Vilonia and Ashley Garrett of Greenbrier; five grandchildren, all of Greenbrier; brothers, Rodney McMinn of Phoenix and John D. Lamberth of Hot Springs; and sisters, Teri Goodman of Trumann and Carole Lamberth of Jonesboro.
Kim and Donna were also alternate parents to Chris Camp for 21 years.
A memorial service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Roller Funeral Home in Greenbrier.
HARRISBURG — Gordon Stinnett, 82, of Harrisburg died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at Woodbriar Nursing Center, where he resided.
Born at Jonesboro, Gordon lived much of his life here before moving to Harrisburg five years ago.
He was a retired building contractor and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Gordon was a Baptist and enjoyed woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lois; his second wife, Elizabeth; a daughter, Judy West; a brother, Bill; and a sister, Mary Ulmer.
Survivors include one brother and his wife, John and Faye Stinnett of Jackson, Mo.; one granddaughter and her husband, Makala and Josh Roberson of Jonesboro; two grandchildren, McKenzie and Lillian Roberson; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. today in Jonesboro Memorial Park with Wayne Wheeler officiating.
Pallbearers will be the Craighead County Veterans Honor Guard.
Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. today at Emerson Funeral Home.
For lasting memorials the family asks that consideration be given to Children’s Homes Inc., 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould 72450.
COTTON VALLEY, La. — Dorothy Tims, 83, of Cotton Valley died Wednesday, March 10.
She was a member of First United Pentecostal Church in Newport.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Tims, one son, her parents, one grandson and one sister.
She is survived by daughters, Connie and husband Darwin Parker of Cotton Valley and Laura Pretty of Newport; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Dillinger Chapel with burial in Watson Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today in the funeral home.
John Hunter White
BLYTHEVILLE — John Hunter “Johnny” White, 63, of Blytheville died Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at his home.
He leaves his children, John L. “Buck” White of Corbin, Ky., Chelease Washington of Brinkley, Chad Hester of Lonoke and Kim Corkran of Quitman; brothers, Bob White of Leachville and Fred White of Columbia, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Cobb Funeral Home at Blytheville with Dr. Max Briley officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m. prior to the service.
Harold Wayne Clemons
COLUMBIA, Tenn. — Harold Wayne Clemons, 42, of Columbia, formerly of Marked Tree, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 6, 2010.
He was born to James Harold Clemons and Carolyn Marie McCullar Vaughn on April 16, 1967.
He was preceded in death by his father, Sammie “Cotton” Vaughn; and grandparents, Marie and John A. McCullar Jr.
He leaves behind the most precious gift he received other than his salvation: his 4-year-old daughter, Marleigh Drew Clemons, whose daddy he was so proud to be. She was his shining jewel.
Survivors include his parents, Carolyn Marie McCullar Vaughn of Jonesboro and James Harold Clemons of Ardmore, Ala.; brother, Thaddeus Clemons of Huntsville, Ala.; sisters, Tonda Dorton of Jonesboro, Samantha Ingram of St. Louis, Holly Pettit of Jonesboro and Ashley Anderson of Ardmore; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends who loved him so dearly; and his tripod dog, Lucky.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Murphy Funeral Home at Marked Tree with Patrick Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in Marked Tree Cemetery
where he will be laid to rest next to his grandparents, Marie and John A. McCullar Jr.
Pallbearers will be Lynn Teague, Bob Herod, David Malone, Richie Wages, Harold Winkles, Joel Pettit and Kelly Howerton.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.
Randall Scott Davis
BROOKLAND — Randall Scott Davis, 27, of Brookland passed away Friday, March 12, 2010, at his home.
He was born May 10, 1982, at Jonesboro. Mr. Davis was a lot attendant for Car-Mart.
He is survived by his wife, Cassondra Davis; a son, R.J. Davis; a daughter, Lexi Davis; his parents, Randy and Cathy Davis; a brother, Skylar Davis; and two sisters, Jennifer Williams and Linsey Davis.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Sunday in Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home at Jonesboro.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday in Trinity Cemetery
with Jimmy Ferguson officiating.
Pallbearers are Cameron Williams, Todd Dodson, Jason Rook, Nick Tate, Corey Tate, Case Davis and James Campbell.
Steven Glenn Davis
WALNUT RIDGE — Steven Glenn Davis, 47, died Thursday, March 11, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his mother, June Keith Davis, and grandparents.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Cagle of Walnut Ridge; father, Jimmy Davis of Chicago; daughters, Michelle Gross of Jonesboro and Mary Maxie of North Carolina; son, John Cagle of Jonesboro; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge. Burial will be private.
Visitation will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, an hour and a half prior to service in the funeral home.
Vernon Lee Howard
SOMERVILLE, Texas — Vernon Lee Howard, 71, of Somerville died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010, at his home.
Born Nov. 2, 1938, at Imboden to Edgar and Ira Justus Howard, he was a retiree of Fort Bend Telephone Co.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Howard; sons, Brian Howard of Victoria, Texas, and Jesse Qualls of Hemphill, Texas; daughters, Verna Feild of Katy, Texas, and Tammy Tucker of Brookshire, Texas; and brother, Lavon Howard of Wichita, Kan.
Preceding him in death were his parents and sister, Marie Jarrett.
Services and burial were held March 3 in Lyons, Texas.
WYNNE — Louis Andrew Jones, 96, of Wynne died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at CrestPark Nursing Home.
He was a farmer, former railroad employee and active member of Candlelight Baptist Church.
Survivors include his brother, Lloyd Jones of Hammond, Ind.; sister, Edith Morrison of McCrory; his church family; and his nursing home family.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home at McCrory with Howard Calvert, his pastor of 29 years, officiating. Burial will be in Woodman Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until service time at the funeral home.
John William Kirkland
JONESBORO — John William “Dub” Kirkland left this world Thursday, March 11, 2010, to celebrate his 82nd birthday with his Marie and the Lord.
He was born March 11, 1928, at Batesville to the late Frank and Della Kirkland; he was the ninth of 11 children. He was a gifted self-taught carpenter who helped build many beautiful homes around Jonesboro. Dub was a member of Nettleton Baptist Church.
Dub was a devoted husband to Marie for 50 years, a loving father to his children, a loving PaPa to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a caring favorite uncle to many nieces and nephews.
He leaves behind a son and his wife, Jon and Madeleine Kirkland; two daughters and their husbands, Donna and Gerald Barker and Kathy and Mike Tosh, all of Jonesboro; five grandchildren, Sara Simons, Seth Kaffka, Beth Tosh, Lindsey Tosh and Casey Barker; eight great-grandchildren, Logan Simons, Lauren Simons, Callie Marie Tosh, Austin Circle, John Kohnly Kaffka, Gage Barker, Chloe Barker and Slayde Barker; a brother, J.C. Kirkland of Nashville, Tenn.; a sister, Bernell Holloway of Malden, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Marie, five sisters and three brothers.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Gregg Funeral Home Chapel of Jonesboro with Dr. Stan Ballard and the Rev. Harold Ray officiating. Burial will follow in Nettleton Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 tonight in the funeral home.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Seth Kaffka, Shannon Kaffka, Gerald Barker, Luke Johnson, Tommy Kirkland and Timmy Kirkland.