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Arkansas Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 132

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Date: Tuesday, 18 September 2012, at 6:37 p.m.


CORNING -- Jamie Lynn Forrester, 27, of Corning died Thursday, Dec. 9, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Lafe.

Born in Paragould, she was a student at Arkansas State University and of the Church of Christ faith.

Survivors include her stepfather and mother, Scott and Kim Gulledge of Corning; her father, Kevin Forrester of Ches-terfield, Mo.; a sister, Meghan Gulledge of Corning; and her grandparents, O'Neal and Carolyn Duncan of Doniphan, Mo., James Hollis of Success, Char-les and Bonnie Forrester of Springfield, Mo., and Jack and Tina Gulledge of Currentview, Mo.

She was preceded in death by two grandmothers, Elsie Duncan and Pat Hollis.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Burial will follow in Corning Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


PARAGOULD -- Perry Dwight "Pete" Houston, 51, of Paragould died Friday, Dec. 10, at St. Bernard's Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Heath Funeral Home in Paragould.


SEARCY -- Velma Pace Johns, 76, of Searcy died Thursday, Dec. 9, at Little Rock.

Born at Grubbs, she was retired from Harding University and was a member of Downtown Church of Christ at Searcy.

Survivors include four children, Diane Woolly of Little Rock, Rex Johns and Lanney Johns, both of Springdale, and Jeannie Cole of Fort Smith; one brother, Glen Pace of Searcy; two sisters, Mentie Horvath of Flint, Mich., and Helen Griffin of Bellflower, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, Laura Gibbs, Melissa Woolly, Allan Johns, Christian Smiley, Brandon Johns, Justin Johns, Jeremy Johns, Kacey Johns, Angelique Moses and Steven Cole; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex Johns; one son, Ean Johns; one grandson; two brothers; and three sisters.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Downtown Church of Christ. Burial will follow in White County Memorial Gardens under the direction of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home of Searcy.

Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. today at the funeral home.


TRUMANN -- Nellie M. Johnson, 87, of Trumann died Friday, Dec. 10, at Trumann Health and Rehab.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann.


CRAWFORDSVILLE -- Cornelius Jones, 85, of Crawfordsville died Monday, Dec. 6, at his residence.

Survivors include his wife, L.V. Jones of Crawfordsville; a son, Henry Logan of Crawfordsville; six daughters, Delores Moore of Buffalo, N.Y., Lillian Logan of Solon, Ohio, Ann M. King of Wichita, Kan., Bernice Winfrey of Detroit, Earnestine English of Crawfordsville and Brenda Shegog of West Memphis; two sisters, Levetter Williams of Crawfordsville and Lillie M. Nesbitt of Memphis; 39 grandchildren; and 54 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home of Wynne.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. today at the church.


PARAGOULD -- Estel Amanuel McClain, 82, of Paragould died Thursday, Dec. 9, at his residence.

Born in Lorado, he was a Navy veteran, a retired machine operator at Frolic Footwear and a member of the Paragould Church of God.

Survivors include his wife, Pearley Mae McClain of Para-gould; a son, Thomas Lee McClain of Sacramento, Calif.; a daughter, Shirley Jean Ott-manns of Sacramento; a stepson, Robert Bryson of Para-gould; three stepdaughters, Euvanda Rust, Linda Cleveland and Kay Cooper, all of Para-gould; a sister, Minnie Clark of Paragould; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Ralph Estel McClain; his parents, Thomas Edward and Jeanetta Bobo McClain; and one brother.

Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Heath Funeral Home Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Thomas Cody and the Rev. Doyle Householder officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloh Cemetery at Paragould.

Active pallbearers will be Grady Cooper, Jared Lane, Bryan Nicolle, Jeremy Wilkins, Keith Hutchison and Don Andrews.

Honorary pallbearers will include Shane Cleveland, Tyler Cleveland and Haroldean Rust.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.


FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Omer C. "Bully" McMasters, 72, of Fredericktown died Thursday, Dec. 9.

He was born in Lake City and had served as a minister at various churches in Northeast Arkansas.

Survivors include his wife, Bertha Penter McMasters of Fredericktown; a son, Terry McMasters of Fredericktown; two daughters, Jeanne Tiefenauer and Doris Huffman, both of Fredericktown; a brother, Harold McMasters of Trumann; a sister, Lula McMasters of Bay; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Omer B. and Cora McMasters, five brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Follis and Sons Funeral Home in Fredericktown, with Joel McMasters and Jimmy McMasters officiating. Burial will follow in Marcus Memorial Park Cemetery at Fredericktown.

Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.


Mary Anice Helen Parchman, 90, of Jonesboro died Thursday, Dec. 9, at Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro.

Born in Gillett, she moved to Hunter in 1925 and was salutatorian of the Hunter High School class of 1933. In 1944, she moved to Brinkley, where she and her husband were rice, cotton and soybean farmers. She was a homemaker and a former bookkeeper. She was also a senior life master Duplicate Bridge player with the American Contract Bridge League and a lifelong Metho-dist.

Survivors include a daughter, Dr. Linda Parchman of Jonesboro; a son, Dr. L. Gerald Parchman of Trenton, N.J.; a sister, Audrey Woodward of Cabot; four grandchildren, Jenni Duncan and Laura Harrison, both of Little Rock, Tra-vis Parchman of Philadelphia and Eric Parchman of Tahoe, Calif.; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie L. Parchman; one daughter, Barbara Parchman Harrison; her parents; seven sisters; and two brothers.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today in the chapel of Fowler Funeral Home of Brinkley, with the Rev. Rob Walker officiating. Burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery at Brinkley.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Craighead Nursing Center in Jonesboro, First United Methodist Church of Brinkley or a Methodist church or charity of the donor's choice.


HORSESHOE BEND -- Margaret Iris Reul, 82, of Horseshoe Bend died Tuesday, Dec. 7, at North Arkansas Life Care Center in Horseshoe Bend.

She was born in Saukville, Wis., and worked as a secretary in the manufacturing business. She was active in the Christian Women Association of Horseshoe Bend and was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.

Survivors include her husband, Charles Reul of Horseshoe Bend; one son, David Reul of Atlanta; two daughters, Claudia Roessl of Brookfield, Wis., and Christine Upton of Bayview, Wis.; and five grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Margaret Lynn; one brother; and one sister.

Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Horseshoe Bend. Interment will be at All Saints Cathedral Church Columbarium in Milwaukee.

Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.


HARRISBURG -- Funeral services for Eddie Robinson, 86, of Harrisburg, who died Wednesday, Dec. 8, at his residence, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Harrisburg.

The Rev. Phillip Bankston will officiate, and burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park under the direction of Woodard Funeral Service of Wynne.

He was a deacon at First Baptist Church II in Harrisburg.

Survivors include his wife, Mary A. Robinson of Harrisburg; one son, Roger Davis of Kansas City, Kan.; eight daughters, Eddie Mae Harper of Kansas City, Kan., Clementine Willis, Brenda Maggitt, Charlie Robinson, Lashea Robinson and Kitty Robinson, all of Jonesboro, Lenda Moore of Weiner and Denise Trice of Harrisburg; one brother, Issac Robinson; 19 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today at the church.

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