Maxine Stallcup Gregg, 89, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, June 9, at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
Born in Jonesboro, she was the owner and president of Gregg Funeral Home Inc. and Gregg Insurance Co. She was a member of Northeast Arkansas Funeral Directors Club, Arkansas Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association and International Order of Golden Rule.
She had been a member of the First United Methodist Church since 1936, and was a member of First Methodist Women's Group and the Susannah Wesley Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the Wheat Bridge Club and the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She endowed the Maxine and Jesse B. Gregg Scholarship Fund at Arkansas State University in 1988.
She has no immediate survivors.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse B. Gregg; her parents, Walter H. and Nora Bridger Stallcup; and two brothers.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Fred Haustein and the Rev. Dick Haltom will officiate. Burial will follow in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery
under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home.
Gregg Funeral Home employees will serve as active pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 801 South Main, Jonesboro 72401 or the Jonesboro Church Health Center, 200 West Matthews, Jonesboro.
POCAHONTAS -- Bryan Griggs, 48, of Pocahontas died Saturday, June 5, at his residence.
He was born in Orange County, Calif.
Survivors include his wife, Stephanie Gathright Griggs of Pocahontas; six daughters, Breanna Robinson, Sarah and Stacy Griggs, all of Pocahontas, Brandy Scoggins and Amy Matheson, both of Texarkana and Brittany Butler of Wilton; three sons, Randy Griggs of Wilton, Justin Griggs of Versailles, Mo. and Shawn Matheson of Texarkana; his parents, Robert and Lillie Griggs of Wilton; two brothers, Dennis Griggs and Richard Griggs, both of Wilton; four sisters, Teresa Wood of Hooks, Texas, Janet Griggs and Sandy Hatridge, both of Wilton and Ann Payne of Lake City; and four granddaughters, Jolynn Griggs and Carly Griggs, both of Hooks and Jada Butler and Abby Butler, both of Wilton.
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Saratoga Cemetery
Local arrangements are by Cox-Waymon Funeral Home of Pocahontas.
LITTLE ROCK -- Alannette "Billie" Stallings Hare, 83, of Little Rock, formerly of Newport and Horseshoe Bend, died Tuesday, June 8.
Born in Little Rock, she was a graduate of Lindenwood College, where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She was a retired teacher, a homemaker, a charter member of the Strawberry River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of First Christian Church in Newport and Little Rock.
Survivors include three sons, Marvin B. Hare Jr., David J. Hare and Michael Hare; two daughters, Alannette Rushing and Suellen DiMassimo; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin B. Hare Sr.; one son, Walker S. Hare; and her parents.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church in Newport, with the Rev. John Childress officiating. Burial will follow in Sandhill Cemetery
at Auvergne under the direction of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.
Active pallbearers will include Rex Wilmans, Gene Sweat, Walker DiMassimo, Scott Ford, Trey Hare and Greg James.
Honorary pallbearers will include Bill Pratt, John Conner Sr., Jerry Jeffery, Bill Phillips and George Oldenburg.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
SCOTT -- Freddy Harris, 60, of Scott died Sunday, June 6, at William Beaumont Hospital in Oak Park, Mich.
He was a 1964 graduate of Wilson Trade School.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Harris of the home; two sons, Kenneth Harris and Derick Harris, both of Detroit, Mich.; one daughter, Catrissa Hillson of Indianapolis; six brothers, Franklin Harris and Gregory Harris, both of Marked Tree, Bobby Joe Harris of Memphis, Larry Charles Harris and Billy Ray Harris, both of Little Rock, and Anthony Harris of Chicago; and three sisters, Bonnie Johnson, Bernice Jackson and Linda Washington, all of Marked Tree.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Franklin Harris and Christine Harris; and one brother, Carl Harris.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Chelford, with the Rev. Wardell Campbell officiating.
Sims-Woodard Funeral Service of Marked Tree of Marked Tree is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Marked Tree.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE -- Leslie M. Hickey, 52, of Cherokee Village died Sunday, June 6, at his residence.
He was born in Jonesboro and was employed as an electrical engineer.
Survivors include his wife, Shelia Fletcher Hickey of Cherokee Village; his stepmother, Bobbie Hickey of Pocahontas; six brothers, David Hickey of Cherokee Village, Mark Hickey of Pocahontas, Donald Bigley of Paragould and Ronnie Haag, Robert D. Hickey and Larry Haag, all of Jonesboro; and three sisters, Donna Bigley and Judy Bigley, both of Riverside, Calif., and Terry Bigley of Tupelo, Miss.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert L. and Merline White Hickey, one brother and one sister.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at Heath Funeral Home Oak Hill Chapel in Hardy, with Larry White officiating.
The body will be cremated.
No visitation has been planned.
Memorials may be made to Eastern Ozark Hospice Association.
LUXORA -- Dan Edward Howard, 72, of Luxora died Friday, June 4, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Born in Luxora, he was a farm worker and was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Alice Swift of Lake Placid, Fla.; four sons, Charles Howard of Luxora, Jimmy Howard of Chicago; Freddie Howard of Burlington, Iowa, and Robert Howard of East St. Louis, Ill.; one sister, Emma Howard of Louisiana; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Howard and Ruby Walton.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola, with the Rev. Horace Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Sandy Ridge Cemetery
Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
RAVENDEN SPRINGS -- James Thomas "J.T." Mariott, 61, of Ravenden Springs died Tuesday, June 8, at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Mo.
Born in Ravenden Springs, he served in the Army.
Survivors include his mother, Georgian E. Mariott of Ravenden Springs; one brother, Bobby Mariott of Jonesboro; and five sisters, Helen Dunn of Cherokee Village, Wanda Sue Rippy of Marmaduke, Alta DeLoach of Pocahontas, Verda Brown of Ravenden Springs and Judy Daphine Hill of Russellville.
He was preceded in death by his father, Leamon W. Mariott.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Cox-Waymon Funeral Home chapel in Pocahontas. Nicky Hartness will officiate. Burial will follow in Yadkin Cemetery
in Ravenden Springs.
Active pallbearers include Greg DeLoach, Scott Mariott, Richard Dunn, Ricky Houltzhouser, Woodrow Dunn and Brandon Loggains.
Honorary pallbearers include Lynn Griffin, Leroy Griffin, Jerry Mariott, Ernie Lovens, Lester Brown, Doyle Rippy, Johnny Nation and Wes Loggains.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.