WALNUT RIDGE -- Kathryn "Kay" Hahne, 82, of Walnut Ridge died Thursday, Dec. 2, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
A former resident of Madison, Ill., she moved to Walnut Ridge six years ago. She was a homemaker, had been involved with the Tri-City Area Association Special Olympics in Madison for many years and was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Vickie Richey of Lynn and Sandra Hahne of Springfield, Ill.; three sons, Garry Hahne of Black Rock, Michael Hahne of Granite City, Ill., and Carmen Hahne of Lamont, Calif.; two sisters, Mary LaDon Flopell and Mary Francis Hoppe, both of St. Louis; three brothers, Richard Jonas of New Mexico, Bobby Jonas of St. Louis and Victor Jonas of California; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Armond Hahne; her parents, William and Alta Webb Jonas, and one brother.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
at St. Louis, under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer's Association.
TRUMANN -- Sonya Deanne Mott, 27, of Trumann died Wednesday, Dec. 1, in Trumann.
Born in Jonesboro, she had lived most of life in Trumann, worked as a legal secretary and was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle Church.
Survivors include her parents, Bobby and Pam Shelton Watts Mott of Trumann; three brothers, Kevin Mott of Jonesboro, Chad Mott of Trumann and Clint Mott Douglas of Ravenden; a sister, Lisa Lynn Mott; and her fiance, James Elvie Henley of Jonesboro.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with Sister Shelby Shelton officiating. Burial will follow in Old Harrisburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
CORNING -- Vida Wilcut, 84, of Corning died Friday, Dec. 3, at Clay Heathcare.
Born in the Datto community, she had worked as a nurse's aide at a nursing home and was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, Ed Wilcut of Corning and Billy Wilcut of Wappapello, Mo.; several grandchildren; great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Wilcut, eight children, her parents, five brothers and three sisters.
Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday in Corning Cemetery, with the Rev. Billy Snow officiating. Ermert Funeral Home of Corning is in charge of the arrangements.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
WALNUT RIDGE -- Joseph T. Coker, 57, of Walnut Ridge died Tuesday, Dec. 7, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge.
PARAGOULD -- Darrell Craft, 41, of Paragould died Saturday, Dec. 4, at his residence.
He was born at Paragould.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Craft of Paragould; four daughters, Jullian McMains of Tampa Bay, Fla., Shannon Letson, Teresa Weaver and Nikki Craft, all of Paragould; five brothers, Terry Craft of Carpentersville, Ill., Tim Craft of Rockford, Ill., Cecil Craft of Joliet, Ill., and David Craft and Rodney Craft, both of Paragould; two sisters, Beverly Schubbe of Rockford and Cindy Hardin of Para-gould, and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Evelyn Potts Craft.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Greene County Memorial Gardens. Burial will be under the direction of Heath Funeral Home of Paragould.
Pallbearers will be David Craft, Rodney Craft, Tim Craft, John Hardin, Anthony Craft, Larry Writefel, Jereme Craft and Justin Letson.
Visitation will be from 1-1:45 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to charities that serve victims of Lou Gehrig's disease
STUTTGART -- Nona Lavern Schrock Davis, 88, of Stuttgart died Monday, Dec. 6, at her residence.
Born in Kalona, Iowa, she was retired from Sears, lived in Mountain View until 1998, when she moved back to Stuttgart. She was a member of First Christian Church of Stuttgart.
Survivors include her husband, William Duppie Davis; two daughters, Sandra Scherm of Stuttgart and Judi Bornhoft of Jonesboro; two sons, Ralph "Duppie" Davis of Stuttgart and Bill Davis of Jacksonville; four sisters, Luella Davis of Carlisle, Alta Wesinger of Stuttgart, Ruby Relyea of Almyra and Wilma Smith of Hot Springs Village; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.
A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church.
Memorials may be made to First Christian Church or to Baptist Health Hospice, 11900 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock 72210-2820.
Funeral services for Catherine "Cathy" Emerson, 51, of Jonesboro, who died Sunday, Dec. 5, at NEA Medical Center, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Emerson Funeral Home's Memorial Chapel.
The Rev. Tommy Toombs and Chaplain Edward Pruett will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Allen Harness, Jerry Lamb, Roger Clark, Scott Holden, Charles Best, Stephen Gentry and Carl Puckett.
Born in Walnut Ridge, she moved to Jonesboro in 1969 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. She had worked at NEA Medical Center since 1976, serving the human resource manager since 1985.
A committee worker for Red Cross Disaster Relief, she was the secretary of the Oak Ridge Cemetery
Association and a member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, David Emerson of the home; a son, Rodney C. Cline of Bono; her parents, Robert E. and Nancy Puckett of Bono; a brother, Carl R. Puckett of Bono; and a sister, Sharron N. Puckett-Bradford of Naper-ville, Ill.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to NEA Medical Samaritan Fund, in care of NEA Medical Center, 3024 Stadium Blvd., Jonesboro 72401.
Jerry Dean Foster, 63, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, Dec. 7, at his home.
He was born in Light and lived most of his life in the Jonesboro area. He had previously worked as a machinist for Colson Caster Corp., and was a member of the Jonesboro Church of God.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Foster of the home; two sons, Ross Foster of Bay and Kendall Foster of Paragould; one stepson, David Hotchkiss of Hardy; one daughter, Shawnda Bundy of Paragould; one stepdaughter, Elizabeth Jones of Paragould; three brothers, Bobby Foster of Marmaduke, Johnnie Foster of Mesa, Ariz., and Kenneth Foster of Macon, Ga.; three sisters, Janet Lewis of Walnut Ridge, Judy Marie Foster of Portia and Ruthie Brewer of Purty, Mo.; five grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dolph and Beulah Foster, and by one brother.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Jonesboro Church of God, with the Rev. Tommy Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery
under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale, Memphis 38103.
HOXIE -- Linda Marie Gatewood, 51, of Hoxie died Monday, Dec. 6, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Born at Hoxie, she was a former resident of Fayetteville and the Pocahontas area, having moved to Hoxie one year ago. A homemaker, she was a factory machine operator for many years, a graduate of Hoxie High School and former student at Black River Technical College. She was of the Christian belief.
Survivors include three sons, Brett Stayton of Pocahontas, Bart Stayton of Winona, Mo., and Edward Stayton of Paragould; five sisters, Pauline Newman of Benton Harbor, Mich., Alice Lansdale of Kalamazoo, Mich., Ella Hyde of Paragould and Norma Sharp and Joann Petro, both of Hoxie; four brothers, James E. Gatewood of Little Rock, Bobby Gatewood of Paragould, Clark Gatewood of Hoxie and Jimmy Gatewood of Alton, Mo.; four stepsisters, Fern Lawson and Willie Tyler, both of Walnut Ridge, Paulette Dildine of West Plains, Mo., and Brenda Smith of Pocahontas; two stepbrothers, Junior Lewis of Ava, Mo., and Rick Lewis of Black Rock, and 11 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James E. and Stella Irene Ledbetter Gatewood, one brother and one stepsister.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at House-Gregg Funeral Home of Walnut Ridge, with James Warbington officiating. Burial will be in Whittaker Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Trent Gatewood, Jeff Gatewood, Ross Gatewood, Alvin Petro, Jesse Fry and David Gray.
Honorary pallbearers will include Michael Thompson and James Anderson.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.