ROCKFORD, ILL. -- Oscar P. Pruitt, Jr., 62, of Rockford, formerly of Jonesboro and Brookland, died Saturday at the Rockford Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Cindy Pruitt of the home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
ST. LOUIS -- Vicki R. Hicks, 93, of St. Louis, died Friday at St. Joseph Hospital in St. Louis. Formerly of Paragould, she was a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church of Paragould.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James J. Hicks, two brothers and two sisters.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today at Linwood Cemetery
in Paragould, with Dale Roberts officiating.
Lasting memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Disease Association, 10411 West Markham Street, No. 130 Little Rock, 72114.
PARAGOULD -- Richard Russell, 69, of Paragould, died Saturday at Greene Acres Nursing Home of Paragould.
Heath Funeral Home of Paragould has charge of arrangements.
TRUMANN -- Edith Olene Wilson, 52, of Trumann, died Saturday at Rose Skill Care in Jonesboro. Born at Norfork, she was a housewife and member of Maple Grove Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Jenkins of Jonesboro and Barbara Gregory of Benton; three sons, Roy V. Wilson, Billy E. Wilson and Tommy J. Wilson, all of Trumann; four brothers, Jim Beard, Lonnie Beard, Harvey Beard and Claborn Beard, all of Norfork; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Maple Grove Baptist Church in Trumann, with the Revs. Richard Maness, Frank Bufford and Mike Henderson officiating. Burial will be at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery. Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann has charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers will be Harold Box, Larry Henderson, Robert Hendrix, Danny Pippinger, Marvin Massey and Larry Wray.
Honorary pallbearers will include Bluford Johnson, Bo Parrish, Ed King, Howard Henley, Grant Whitmire and A.C. Finley.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
TRUMANN -- Funeral services for Sue Eloise Russell, 52, of Trumann, who died Thursday at St. Bernard's Medical Center, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.
Burial will be at Marked Tree Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Bobby Russell, Jackie Russell, Larry Needham, Paul Creecy, Ralph Guthrie and Mike Scott Jr. Honorary pallbearers will include Jeffery Wood, Joe Bloodworth, Derek Bloodworth and Brandon Hill.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
McDOUGAL -- Porter Kilbreath, 67, of McDougal, died Friday at Clay Health Care in Corning. Born at Boydsville, he was a retired blacksmith and welder and a member of McDougal Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Kilbreath of the home; three sons, Aldon Kilbreath, Russell Kilbreath and Marvin Kilbreath, all of McDougal; two brothers, Warner Kilbreath and Byron Kilbreath, both of McDougal; one sister, Sylvia Sheppard of McDougal; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by four brothers.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning, with Johnny Bradshaw officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE -- Leonard Haman of Cherokee Village died Friday at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Arrangements will be announced by Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel Funeral Service in Highland.
HARDY -- David R. Cowens, 55, of Hardy, died Saturday at his home.
Arrangements will be announced by Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel Funeral Services of Highland.
PARAGOULD -- Harold L. Greer, 56, of Paragould, died Thursday at his home. Born at Senath, Mo., he was a construction worker. He was of the Pentecostal belief.
Survivors include his wife, Velma Lee Greer of the home; three sons, Harold Eugene Greer of Independence, Mo., Thomas Edward Greer of Paragould and James Lawrence Greer of Riley, Kan.; two daughters, Iva Jeweldean Greer of Tampa, Fla., and Sandra Gail Calvin of Muskegon, Mich.; three brothers, Otis Hunter of Poplar Bluff, Mo., James Erbyn Greer of Arbyrd, Mo., and David Douglas Hunter of Paragould; two sisters, Judy Leek of Poplar Bluff and Linda Glud of Paragould and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Murrel and Iva Lois Wilson Greer, and by one brother and one sister.
A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Reddick Cemetery, with Truman Wycoff officiating. Mitchell Funeral Home of Paragould has charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The procession will leave the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Monday for the graveside service.
BONO -- Bill Watkins, 71, of Bono, died Friday at his home. Born in Flint, Mich., he lived in the Bono area all of his life. He was a retired tool and die maker and member of Bono United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Arkansas State University and was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of the Bono Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Judy Watkins of the home; three daughters, Tonya Watkins Vernon of Charlotte, N.C., Teresa Watkins Calvert of Jacksonville, Fla., and Terri Watkins of Shreveport, La.; three sisters, Lillian Murphy, Helen Earnhart and Jean Blackman, all of Jonesboro and seven grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Trinity Cemetery
near Bono, with the Rev. John Snyder officiating. Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro has charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be given to St. Bernard's Hospice Program or the Bono United Methodist Church.
PARAGOULD -- Basil Ward, 74, of Paragould, died Saturday at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
Arrangements will be announced by Mitchell Funeral Home of Paragould.
Dollie Mae Ross, 82, of Jonesboro, died Saturday morning at St. Bernard's Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Gregg Funeral Home.
HORSESHOE BEND -- Ruth H. Bishop, 79, of Horseshoe Bend died Friday, June 1, in the Eastern Ozarks Hospital at Cherokee Village. Born at Sidney, Ohio, she was involved in health care and restaurant work during her lifetime.
Survivors include five daughters, Karen Thompson of Sidney, Wanda Herndon of West Plains, Mo., Betty Clark of Eagle Rock, Mo., Norma Miller of Horseshoe Bend and Suellen Jones of Dayton, Ohio; two brothers, Paul Sullenberger of New Mexico and Sam Sullenberger of Christianburg, Ohio; one sister, Bernice Clark of San Bernardino, Calif.; 15 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, four brothers and two grandsons.
Arrangements will be announced by Horseshoe Bend Memorial Chapel.
WALCOTT -- Robert W. Brown, 77, of Walcott died Wednesday, May 30, at his home. Born in Baxter County, he was a self-employed welder and a member of the United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Brown of the home; two sons, Dale Brown of Montgomery, Ill., and Eddie Gale Brown of Walcott; one daughter, Audrey Ann Canup of Oswego, Ill.; one sister, Betty Jo McGuffee of Salem; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Heath Funeral Home's Colonial Chapel in Paragould, with Marion Gramling officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Dale Brown, Daniel Canup, Eddie Brown, Wayne Bass, Jim Bishop and Robbie Burrow.