James B. Stout
MONTROSE, Mich. -- James B. Stout, 85, formerly of Paragould, died April 4, 2006 in Montrose, Mich.
Survivors include one son, James Stout of Corning; one daughter, Paula Chant of Arkansas; one brother, Arlan Caroll; one sister, Thelma Stout; four grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Scudder officiating. Burial will follow in New Liberty Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. today at Mitchell Funeral Home.
Mary Lois Woodyard
NEWPORT -- Mary Lois Woodyard, 82, of Newport died Saturday, April 8, 2006, at Batesville.
Mrs. Woodyard was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Cornelius Woodyard; and a sister, Ruby W. Myers.
She is survived by a brother-in-law, John Myers of Newman, Ga.; 10 cousins; and very special friends, Levi Anders, Gayla Broadwater, Joy McDaniels and Daniel Steward.
Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Palestine Cemetery
near Cave City, with the Rev. Alan Ford officiating.
Visitation will be from noon-1:45 p.m. on Monday.
Arrangements are by Jackson's Newport Funeral Home.
Alice Marie Rose Anderson
WALNUT RIDGE -- Alice Marie Rose Anderson, 83, of Walnut Ridge passed away Saturday.
Mrs. Anderson is survived by her husband, Sonny Anderson of the home; two sons, Gordon Thompson and Tony Anderson, both of Pocahontas; two daughters, Rosemary Palmer of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Terry Anderson of Walnut Ridge; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Bryan Chapel, with Bro. Melvin Shelton officiating. Interment will be in Masonic Cemetery
at Pocahontas under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home of Hoxie.
Visitation is from 6-8 this evening.
Beth Ann Bagwell
PARAGOULD -- Beth Ann Bagwell, 30, of Paragould died Sunday at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
She is survived by her husband, Travis Bagwell; daughters, Kalyn and Kinsee, all of the home; parents, Phil and Carolyn Jean Agee Collins of Reyno; brother, Phillip Collins of Imboden; sister, Julie Crowder of Conroe, Texas; and grandmother, Helen Edington of Reyno.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Floyd and Ethel Collins and grandfather, Delano Edington.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of McNabb Funeral Home, with Glenn Chadwick and Paul Craig officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 5-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Roswell, Tim Roswell, Keith Roswell, Justin Hagood, Aaron Agee and John Cook.
Memorials may be made to ARDS Foundation, 3100 Bundee Road, Suite 402, North Brook, Ill. 60062.
Marvin Franklin Blagg
WILSON -- Marvin Blagg, 79, of Wilson died Sunday.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Venita Blagg.
Survivors include daughters, Sheila Robertson of Hollow Rock, Tenn., Glenda Bloodworth of Crawfordsville and Brenda White of Proctor; sons, Bobby Blagg of Wilson, Gary Blagg of Turrell and Dennis Blagg of Devalls Bluff; sister, Dale Blackwood of Tyronza; brothers, Gerald Blagg of Wilson and Heckell Blagg of Rogers; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza. Burial will follow in Bassett Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6-8 tonight at the funeral home.
Wayne Earl Dearing
WYNNE -- Wayne Earl Dearing, 79, of Wynne died Sunday, April 9, 2006, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home Wynne Chapel. Interment will be in Dearing Cemetery
Survivors include his wife, Joyce; three sons, Jerry, Matt and Timmy; five daughters, Betty, Barbara, Judy, Tammy and Kathy; two brothers, Donald and Winston; one sister, Pauline; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Wynne.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Lowell Fenner, 74, of Kissimmee died at his home on April 7, 2006.
He was born in Cocoa, Fla. on Oct. 18, 1931. He graduated from Arkansas State College with a B.A. in speech and was a member of the football team. Upon returning to Florida, he spent his career in the field of journalism, television, radio, teaching and acting, with his most notable role as Judge Johnson in John Singleton's movie "Rosewood."
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Betty Kirk Fenner; six children, Buzz Fenner and Sandy Hubbart, both of Jonesboro, Judy Moore of Indian River, Mich., Shannon Casey and Erin Reinel, both of Orlando, Fla., and Meaghan Fenner of the home; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, with graveside services on Wednesday.
Osceola Memory Gardens of Kissimmee is in charge of the arrangements.
Carrie Ann Grigsby
NEWPORT -- Carrie Ann Grigsby, 71, died Monday, April 10.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Royce D. Grigsby; two daughters, Beverly Limbert and husband Keith of Grubbs and Belinda Grigsby of Little Rock; and two brothers, Oscar Lassiter and C. G. Lassiter, both of Newport.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Jackson's Newport Funeral Home, with Bro. W.H. Ashcraft officiating. Interment will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Betty Nan Howland
JONESBORO -- Betty Nan Howland, age 82, of Jonesboro, formerly of Pine Bluff, died Friday, April 7, 2006.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce G. Howland; her parents, Frederick and Marie Burgreen; brother, John Burgreen; and sister, Jean Rich.
Survivors include daughter, Jeanne Ann Griffith of El Paso, Texas; son and daughter-in-law, J.B and Dorothy Howland of Jonesboro; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Cranford Funeral Home in Pine Bluff. Graveside services are at 10 a.m. Thursday in Memorial Park Cemetery
at Pine Bluff.
Michael Jerome Jones
WEST MEMPHIS -- Michael Jerome Jones, age 44, of West Memphis, died April 9, 2006.
He was a Baptist and a deacon at Eternal Peace Missionary Baptist Church in Memphis.
Survivors include his wife, Regina Jones of Wynne; mother and father, Rebecca and Herman Jones of Wynne; sons, Michael Jerome Jones Jr. and Marco Robinson, both of Wynne; daughter, Lakeshia Michele Jones of Wynne; sisters, Rosylan Williams of Forrest City and Nichole Dickson of Houston; and brothers, Robert Maggitt of Lawton, Okla., Wallace Jones of Wynne, and Sherman Jones and Christopher Jones, both of West Memphis.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 13, at Union Valley Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery
Woodard Funeral Service of Wynne is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 5-7 tonight and from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the funeral home.
John Clinton Lansdale Jr.
MARKED TREE -- John Clinton Lansdale Jr., age 81, of Marked Tree died Sunday, April 9, 2006, at his residence in Marked Tree.
He was born in Ethel, Miss., to John Sr. and Thelma Lansdale on July 19, 1924. He married Jenetta Ray Curtner on Feb. 1, 1947. They had two children, Johnny Ray Lansdale Sr., of Mason, Tenn., and Debbie Kirby of Marked Tree; and three grandsons, Johnny Ray Lansdale Jr., and John and Joseph Kirby, all of Marked Tree. All survive Mr. Lansdale. He is also survived by his three sisters, Betty L. McGuire of Kosciusko, Miss., Marianne Ellis of Kerrville, Texas, and Lena F. Shelton of Germantown, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Sarah L. Flint; one brother, James Hugh Lansdale; and his parents, John and Thelma Lansdale.
Visitation is from 6-8 tonight at Murphy Funeral Home.
Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel, with John Lawrence officiating. Pallbearers will be Franky Frans, Robert McGuire, Doug Shelton, Albert Kinsey, Chris Baker and Dewayne Fries.
Burial will follow in Harrisburg Memorial Park in Harrisburg.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 4002, Jonesboro 72403 or Calvary Chapel of Jonesboro, 411 Calvary Cove, Jonesboro 72401.