Onard Greene, 60, of Piggott, died Sunday, April 18, 2004, in the St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
He was born Nov. 26, 1943, in Crockett, the son of the late Eddie and Minnie Reagan Greene.
He was united in marriage to Dolly Wallis on June 22, 1961. To this union four children were born.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Jerry Greene, Ray Throgmorton and Dale Throgmorton.
He is survived by his wife, Dolly Greene of the home; four children, Angelia Reeves and husband, Jeff, of Piggott, Mike Greene and wife, Raella, of Paragould, Delbert Greene and wife, Sandra, of Nimmons, Tony Greene and wife, Brenda, of Quitman; 13 grandchildren, Michael and wife Laura, Kevin and wife Samantha, Tyler, Ashli, Joey, Michael Paul, Jason, Heather, Wesley, Brandi, Shelbi, Tawni Jo and Tony Jr.; two great-grandchildren, Quentin and Madison; two brothers, Frank Greene of Piggott and Edward Greene of Paragould; three sisters, Joyce Bond of Greenway, Linda Romines of Poplar Bluff and Fay Reed of Paragould; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today (Wednesday), April 21, 2004, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Kevin Murray officiating.
Burial will be in Mars Hill Cemetery
in Crockett. Pallbearers will be Clint Greene, Keith Bond, Perry Reed, Kevin Throgmorton, Kyle Greene and Tyler Keeler.
Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott is in charge of the arrangements.
Evelyn Payne, 89, of Columbia, Ill., died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at the Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill.
She was born May 26, 1914, in Monette.
She married D.C. Payne on Nov. 17, 1936.
Mrs. Payne lived in Columbia for the past eight years. Before moving to Columbia, she lived in Poplar Bluff for 13 years and lived in Fagus for about 30 years prior to that.
She was a member at the First Baptist Church in Poplar Bluff and was formerly a member a the Fagus General Baptist Church.
She was also a member of the Poplar Bluff Garden Club. She was homemaker and enjoyed gardening, needlework and reading the Bible.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Sept. 26, 1987.
She is survived by one daughter, Helen Overall of Columbia, Ill.; two sons, Leland Payne of St. Louis, and James Payne of Ghent, W. Va.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 19, 2004, at White-Sanders Funeral Home in Qulin with Rev. Gary Hancock officiating.
Burial followed in Woodland Heights Cemetery
Barbara Sue Hines
Barbara Sue Hines, 66, of Selmer, Tenn., died Monday, April 19, 2004, in Selmer.
She was a retired production worker for Brown Shoe Company and Owens-Corning. She was a member of the Fourth Street Church of Christ in Selmer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry Clay and Ethel Ward Parker; two sisters, Lila Leigh Parker and Lois O'Connor; and three brothers, Earl Parker, Harold Parker and Robert Parker.
She is survived by her husband, Roy Hines; two daughters, Cindy Sample of Tulsa and Mary Vales of Luray, Tenn.; one son, Buster Rogers of Memphis; one step-son, Terry Hines of Poway, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jerry Parker.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer.
Burial was in Lake Hill Memorial Gardens in Bethel Springs, Tenn., with Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer Inc. in charge of arrangements.
Leona Mae Conaway
Leona Mae Conaway, 78, of Poplar Bluff, formerly of Piggott, died Friday, April 23, 2004, in Three Rivers Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.
She was born March 12, 1926, in Carryville, the daughter of the late Marion Wilson and Orah Allman Young.
She was united in marriage to Curtis Edward Conaway Sr. on August 13, 1943. To this union six sons were born.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Earline Smith and Vera Woolridge. She was a member of the Chruch of Jesus Christ in Hayti. She was retired from the Hayti Hospital. She was known for all her beautiful hand quilting and sewing, and she enjoyed fishing. She treasured her family and was the happiest when they were all together. She is loved and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.
She is survived by her husband of the home; six sons, Curtis "Curt" Conaway Jr. and wife, Yolanda, of Farber, Mo., Dale "Wayne" Conaway of Fulton, Mo., Tony Richard Conaway and wife, Sharon, of Kennett, Benny Ray Conaway of Poplar Bluff, Gregory Allan Conaway of Old Mines, Mo., and David Conaway and wife, Tracie, of Troy, Tenn.; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Cloyce Young of Cahokia, Ill., and Junior Young of Bellview, Mo.; one sister, Janice Lourance of Troy, Mo.; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Jim Kirby officiating. Burial was in Williams Cemetery
north of Piggott, with Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Justin Ewing, Darrell Conaway, Richard Conaway, Jeff Conaway, Benny Ray Conaway II and Michael Conaway.
Earl Smith, 77, of Galena, formerly of Piggott, died in his home on Friday, April 23, 2004.
He was born June 3, 1926, in Waterloo, Ala., the son of Arthur Herbert "Hubbard" Smith and Katie Lou Stricklin Smith.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. On Oct. 9, 1954, he was united in marriage to Lavern Moore.
Before retirement he was employed by McCaul Tire and Appliance in Kennett.
He was also a minister. He authored the book, 'Biblical Anthropology, What is Man?'
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Sarah.
He is survived by his wife, of the home; six children, Carol Earlene Dodd and husband, Don, of Hobe Sound, Fla., William Neal Smith and wife, Regenia, of Piggott, Kerry Dale Smith of Galena, Joe Doyle Smith and wife, Sheila, of Galena, Judith Louise Hall and husband, Wally Jr., of Galena and Crystal Gayle Rice and husband, Dewayne, of Reeds Spring; eight grandchildren, Kenneth Dodd, Dawn Dodd, Sara Smith, Colby Hall, Kyndal Rice, Logan Smith, Maegan Hall and Caleb Hall; five brothers and sisters, Griffin Smith, Ruth Payne, Jimmy Nell Massey, Georgia Hix and Nancy Dewey; and an aunt, "Dude" Terry.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, April 26, in Spokane First Baptist Church with Rev. Randall Harwood and Jack Evans speaking.
Burial with military honors followed in Missouri Veterans Cemetery
Arrangements were under the direction fo Adams Funeral Home of Nixa.
Dallas Doyle Dunlap
Dallas Doyle Dunlap, 78, of St. Louis, died Friday, May 28, 2004.
He was born Aug. 9, 1925, in Pollard, the son of the late Gentry Mayo and Myrtle Menty Baker Dunlap.
He was united in marriage to Mamie Lou Goldsmith on June 28, 1984.
He was preceded in death by his wife; and two brothers, Otis Dunlap and Rollen Dunlap.
He is survived by two sisters, Lucy Craig of O'Fallon, Mo., Tishee Henry of St. Louis; one brother Clifford Dunlap of Pollard, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 31, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Gary Hancock officiating.
Burial was in the New Hope Cemetery
in Pollard with Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Dunlap, Gaylon Dunlap, Scottie Dunlap, Curt Craig, Bill Craig and Sonny McCrory.
Charles Erwin Irby
Charles Erwin Irby, 66, of Piggott, died Thursday, May 27, 2004, at the Piggott Community Hospital.
He was born Dec. 9, 1937, in Pontiac Michigan, son of W.E. Irby and Emogene (Simpson) Irby.
He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Survivors include his mother, of Piggott; and one brother, William C. "Bill" Irby and wife Beverly of Piggott; three nieces, Gail Robinson, Lynae Cole and Allison Jacobs; five great-nieces and nephews, Ryan Robinson, Daniel Robinson, Lauren Cole, Mallory Cole and Russell Jacobs; and other relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 29, at the Piggott Cemetery
with Jerry Morgan officiating.
Irby Funeral Service, Inc., of Piggott was in charge of arrangements.
J.B. Miller, 84, of Malden, died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, in the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter, Mo.
He was born May 12, 1920, in Corning, the son of the late Columbus Lee and Eva Janes Miller.
He was united in marriage to Ann VeenKant on Aug. 11, 1967.
He was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
He is survived by his wife of Piggott; nine children, James Lee Miller and wife Donna of Kennett, Samuel B. Miller of Pollard, Charles Miller and wife Robin of Kennett, Minnie Williams and husband Joe of Kennett, Roxie Calder and husband Lowell of Clarkton, Mo., Jennie Williams and husband Randy of Springfield, Ill., Eva Russell of Trumann, Harold Murphy and wife Pauline of Clarkton, and Bobbie Jo Bergman of Fenniville, Mich.; three brothers, J.M. Miller of Fenniville, Mich., Hurbert Miller of Little Rock, and Hank Cassinger and wife Mary of Coon Island, Mo.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 28, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel, with Joe Payne officiating.
Burial was in the Redenbow Cemetery
in Corning with Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott in charge of arrangements.
Rev. Charles Roark
Rev. Charles Roark, 69, of Noxapater, Miss., died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at his home.
He was a native of Arkansas but lived in Mississippi for the past 49 years. He attended Tupelo Bible College in Tupelo, Miss., and he pastored Pentecostal Apostolic Church in Philadelphia, Miss., for 29 years where he worked at the time of his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Thomas "Doc" and Ruth Felps Roark; and two brothers, Carl Roark and Paul Roark.
He is survived by his wife, Lillie Shepard Roark of the home; sons, Ronnie Roark of Los Angeles, Calif., and Paul Roark of Noxapater; daughters, Sharon Bailey of Noxapater and Tina Roark of Philadelphia; sisters, Fay Plummer, Marie Slayton, Doris Cook, Wanda Rice and Janice Hampton, all of Piggott; 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the church with Rev. Tommy Cypert and Rev. Nathan Lowe officiating.
Burial was in Sunrise Cemetery
in Noxapater with McClain-Hays Funeral Home of Philadelphia in charge of arrangements.