Alfred Hensley Reynolds

Mr. Alfred Hensley Reynolds, of Hickory Ridge, Arkansas, departed this life on Thursday, February 26, 2015 in Jonesboro. He was born October 15, 1943 in Hickory Ridge, the son of Willie Columbus and Mattie Mae (Tarwater) Reynolds. He married Miss Phyliss Adams on March 27, 1964, and they enjoyed nearly fifty-one years together.
Mr. Reynolds was a farmer, and enjoyed deer hunting, riding 4-wheelers, camping, and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William Reynolds; and two sisters, Helen Reynolds and Stella Reynolds.
Mr. Reynolds is survived by his wife, Phyliss Adams Reynolds of the home; one son, Devon Alfred Reynolds of McCrory; two daughters, Lisa Ryna Dix of McCrory and Leslie Roschele Mullins of Weiner; one brother, Thomas Reynolds of Beedeville; two sisters, Lorene Vance of Wynne and Arvilla Garrett of Ft. Smith; four grandchildren, Timmy Reynolds, Justin Dix, Braden Reynolds, and Cynthia Sterling; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may visit at the funeral home, Sunday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Monday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Eightmile Cemetery.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.

Mary Kathryn Roberts   

Mary Kathryn Roberts, 73, of Campbell Station, AR passed away February 25, in Jonesboro.
Mrs. Roberts was a member of the Campbell Station Baptist Church. She loved going to church and listening to Bro. Paul Miles. She enjoyed quilting, watching Mark Martin, and listening to Conway Twitty.
Mrs. Roberts was preceded in death by her parents; Jim Bo and Edna Payne, one brother; J.B. (Red) Payne, one sister; Jean Pierce, and one great grandson; Brantley Guage Roberts.
Mrs. Roberts is survived by her husband of 55 years; Dale Roberts of Campbell Station, two son; James Roberts of Cambell Station, and Micheal Roberts of Campbell Station, one daughter; Darla Roberts Rothe and husband Scott of Jonesboro, three grandchildren, Jeremy Fisher of Jonesboro, Heath Roberts Fisher of Jonesboro , and Jacob Dale Roberts of Campbell Station.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 27, 2015 at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be in Watson Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015.

David Markle

David Markle, 52, of Jonesboro departed this life Tuesday, February 24, 2015. He was born June 21, 1962 to James and Ellen (Sutterfield) Markle. He was a member of Stone Ridge Church of Christ and enjoyed Nascar, Drag Racing, hunting, 4 wheeling and being with people.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Daniel Markle.
His survivors are two brothers; James Markle and wife Pat of Jonesboro, and Jimmy Markle of Azle, Texas, one sister; Linda May of Shortville, New York, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015 at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be in Sandhill Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015.

Donald Warren Lewis, Sr

Mr. Donald Warren Lewis, Sr., 71, of Newport, departed this life on Saturday, February 21, 2015. He was born January 2, 1944 in Balch, the son of John Elisha and Itha (Sutherland) Lewis.
Mr. Lewis was a graduate of Newport High School, and Arkansas State University, where he received a Bachelor degree in Finance. He was a purchasing agent and accountant for Revere Copper and Brass, later Norandal. Mr. Lewis spent six years in Rome, New York working for Revere, and later retired from Norandal, Newport. He was a member of the Holden Avenue Church of Christ, and enjoyed reading, listening to music, and watching the western channel. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan, as well.
Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Joe Lewis.
He is survived by two sons, Donald Warren Lewis, Jr., of Baton Rouge, and Peter Christopher Lewis of Rome, New York; two daughters, Lisa Lewis Watson and husband Myron of Little Rock, and Jennifer Lewis-Martin and husband Chuck of Batesville; two stepsons, Clint Fortenberry and wife Rosey of Katy, Texas, and David Murphy and wife, Nadine of Wynne; two granddaughters, Caroline Guerra of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Rachel Guerra of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; nieces and nephews, Jeff Lewis of Aspen, Colorado, Mike Lewis of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Kelli Lewis of Minneapolis, Minnesota; three step-grandchildren; and his dog, Sir Gizmo Lewis.
Graveside services are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home, Tuesday, 12:30-service.
The family requests memorials be made to the Jackson County Library.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.

Tommy Lee Gist, Jr

Tommy Lee Gist, Jr., 55, of Newport departed this life Monday, February 16, 2015. He was born March 13, 1959 to Tommy Lee, Sr., and Dorothy (Simmons) Gist. Tommy was a member of Church of Christ and enjoyed riding motorcycles, playing dominos and board games, wrestling, grilling, and singing with the Payne Singers.
He was preceded in death by one son; Antonio Gist, father; Tommy Lee Gist, Sr., two grandchildren; Cannon Dean, and Baby Dean, one sister; Lucretia Gist, and two brothers; Archie Ray Gist, and Melvin Lee Gist.
His survivors are his wife; Ann Payne Gist of Newport, three daughters; Ketta Gist Dean (Clyde) of Searcy, Lina Gist Roddy (Michael) of Jonesboro, and Dej’asia Gist of Little Rock, mother; Dorothy Gist of Newport, and step mother; Linetta Gist of Newport, two brothers; Marvin Lee Gist (Ruby) of Little Rock, and Donald Ray Gist (Shay) of Jonesboro, four sisters; Jenetta Griffin (Joe) of Jonesboro, Joyce Talbert (Stanley) of Texas, Shay Gist of Memphis, Tennessee, and Tomeka Reed of Newport, four grandchildren; Marquis Roddy of Jonesboro, Shania Gist Dean of Searcy, Markel Roddy of Jonesboro, and JaMichael Roddy of Jonesboro.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Newport High School Auditorium.
Interment will be in Quiet Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, February 27, 2015 at Dillinger Funeral Home.

Jim Osborn

Mr. Jim Osborn, 49, of Newport departed this life on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 in Batesville.
Jim worked for Kenny Fletcher at Fletcher Land Surveying over 18 years, and had many friends and family.

Funeral services are pending due to weather conditions and family travel.
The family requests memorials be made to the Jim Osborn service fund at Jackson's Funeral Home

Baby Patrick Wesley McCoy

Baby Patrick Wesley McCoy, 6 ˝ weeks, departed this life on Friday, February 13, 2015 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Patrick was born on December 29, 2014 at Little Rock, the son of Matthew and Samantha (Escue) McCoy.
He leaves behind his parents; his sister Ericka Nichols of Newport; paternal grandparents, Bryan and Sue Brannon of Judsonia and Ron and Susan McCoy of Flippin; maternal grandparents, Janell (Marshall) Eason of Charolette; aunts and uncles, Crystal and Fredick Dean of Beebe, Cristie McCoy of Searcy, Chris Adams of Searcy, and Jeremy and Brittney James of Searcy.

Life Celebration Services will be 12:00 Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel with visitation being Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at the funeral home from 5:00 until 8:00.
Those attending the service are asked not to wear the traditional funeral attire.

Wilma Genevive “Willie” Summers Allen

Wilma Genevive “Willie” Summers Allen, 57, of Jacksonport departed this life on Friday, February 13, 2015 at White River Medical Center in Batesville. Wilma was born on January 14, 1958 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of William and Annie (Bayless) Allen. She enjoyed cooking, baking, her dogs, Reo and Rugger, but most importantly, she loved spending time with her family and friends.
Her parents preceded Wilma in death.
She leaves behind two sons, Jason and Tony Summers both of Jacksonport; three sisters, Shelia Aten, Carol Evans and Cindy Young all of St. Louis, Missouri; five grandchildren, Zachary Davis, Kloe Summers, Lily Summers, Xena Summers, and Savanna Hess; and one great grandchild, Lisa Davis.

Funeral services will be 2:00 Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in Cheshier Cemetery with Ray Fultner officiating. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 12:00 until service time.

Terry L. (Jackson) Murphy

Ms. Terry L. (Jackson) Murphy, of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Friday, February 13, 2015 at the age of 65. She was born May 25, 1949, the daughter of Carl Jackson and Ida Jane (Henson) Jackson Hatfield.
Ms. Murphy was a Licensed Practical Nurse, retiring after 30 years of service as a Home Health nurse from Newport Hospital. She was a member of the Midway Church of Christ. Ms. Murphy enjoyed crocheting, quilting, needle point, and gardening, especially her flowers. Her greatest love was cooking for and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by one son, Dwayne Murphy; and her mother and stepfather, Ida Jane (Henson) and Eldon Hatfield.
Ms. Murphy is survived by her sons, Carl Murphy and wife, Tracy, of Newport, and Anthony Paul Murphy of Newport; her father, Carl Jackson of Newport; one brother, Paul Jackson and wife, Pam, of Cabot; two sisters, Gail Whitelaw and husband, Carl, of Newport, and Debbie Jackson Vershay and husband, Daniel, of Blevins, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Jarrett Harris, Bryanna Murphy, and Spencer Murphy; one great-grandchild, Blaize Harris; several nieces and nephews; and a lifetime of friends.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Monday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Carl Whitelaw officiating. Interment will follow in Holloway Cemetery.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Garry Bradley, Jeff Bagwell, Charlie Deville, Freddie Gates, Chuck Dyer, and James Murphy.

Barbara Sue Alcorn

Barbara Sue Alcorn, 61, of Tuckerman, AR passed away peacefully at her home February 12, 2015. Barbara was born in Newport, AR on April 11, 1953. She was a lifelong resident of Tuckerman. Her memories will be forever lasting to her many friends and family. She worked for Armstrong Insurance in Tuckerman for 20 years before she retired early due to illness. Barbara loved her job and worked hard as long as she could. She also enjoyed cooking, traveling, and deeply loved her family and friends. Barbara was of the Baptist Faith and attended when she could.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; D.B. and Ona Bradley.
Barbara is survived by her husband; Bobby Alcorn of the home, and by her son; William Shannon Sullivan and wife Keisha of Osceola, two granddaughters; Abigail Sullivan and Ashley Sullivan of Osceola, two step sons; Robert S. Alcorn, Jr., and James Alcorn both of Jonesboro, one brother; Rickey Bradley (Verla) of Swifton, three sisters; Linda Worthington (Doug) of Ash Flat, Carol Hagar of Augusta, Carolyn Rogers (Larry) of Jonesboro, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel.
Interment will be in Gracelawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, February 13, 2015.
The family asks that memorials be made to the Swifton Baptist Church.
Officiating will be Nathan Bentz

Betty Jo (Malone) Glueckert

Mrs. Betty Jo (Malone) Glueckert, 84, of Newport, died Sunday, February 8, 2015. She was born February 21, 1930 in Olyphant, the daughter of Henry and Lillie Mae (Sorenson) Malone.
Mrs. Glueckert was retired director of Holiday Villa East Assisted Living in Santa Monica, California, and of the Baptist faith. She was a proud member of the Harris Hospital Ladies Auxiliary in Newport, Arkansas. Mrs. Glueckert traveled internationally, and had a love for life, always waiting to see what was around the next corner.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Laster; her second husband, Edward Glueckert; one daughter, Kristin Marie Glueckert; one brother; and three sisters.
Mrs. Glueckert was a loving mother to her son, Timothy Laster and wife Jasmin of Lomita, California; and two daughters, July Bromby and husband Glenn of Walnut Creek, California, and Margo Beerthuzin of California; one brother, Paul Malone of Tuckerman; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Thursday, 9:00 a.m. until service. Funeral service is 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Cheshier Cemetery.

Carol Jean Hutchinson Wagner

Mrs. Carol Jean Hutchinson Wagner of Grubbs, AR passed away Friday, February 6, 2015 at the age of 80.
She was born in Newport, AR on July 23, 1934 to Porter Lee Hutchinson and Zelma (Rhodes) Hutchinson.
She was a member of the Ballew’s Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, avid bowler, loved to played softball, and in her later years she was foster grandparent at Tuckerman Elementary School.
She was preceded in death by parents, brother: Virgil Hutchinson, sister: Ima Nell Doyle and one infant sister.
Mrs. Wagner is survived by her husband: Buck Wagner of Grubbs; two sons: Bobby Wagner and wife Kim of Newport, Randy Wagner and wife Stacy of Grubbs, two brothers: Sonny Hutchinson of Newport, Jerry Paul Hutchinson of Pitts, six grandchildren: Bobby Wagner II, Callie Wagner, Josh Parker, Joanie Johnson, Kaylee Wagner, and Will Wagner, ten great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 1:00 Monday at the Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Ballew’s Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday 6 to 8 pm.

Donald Ray Haskett

Mr. Donald Ray Haskett, of Swifton, Arkansas, departed this life on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at the age of 80. He was born December 22, 1934 in Izard County, the son of George C. Haskett and Josephine (Shelton) Haskett.
Mr. Haskett retired after 19 ˝ years as Corporal from the Arkansas Highway Patrol, and was a member of the Swifton Church of Christ. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, and was an avid reader. Perhaps his greatest love, however, was time spent with his great-granddaughter.
Mr. Hasket was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Erma Lee (Williams) Haskett; his father, George C. Hasket; and his mother, Josephine (Shelton) Love.
He is survived by two children, Donald Lee Haskett of Austin, Arkansas, and Terry Lynn Overby of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; one sister, Mary K. Smith of Swifton; four grandchildren, John Randall Overby, Leia Beth Brown, Mitchell Haskett, and Tyler Haskett; one great-granddaughter, Isabelle Brown.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Sunday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Monday at the Swifton Church of Christ with interment in Stranger’s Home Cemetery.

Ava Lee Mauk Birdsong

Ava Lee Mauk Birdsong, 84, of Newport, was received into the hands of God peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Curry L. Birdsong on June 9, 1998; three sons, James Anderson “Andy” Birdsong on November 19, 2011, Robert Matthew “Bob” Birdsong on December 4, 1999, and Jeffery T. Birdsong on September 8, 1975; two daughters, Margie Lou Birdsong on December 22, 1952, and Lou Ann Birdsong-Sheets on March 16, 1996.
Her survivors are daughters-in-laws, Leticia “Tess” Aves-Birdsong of Riverdale, Georgia, and Patty Lee Toomer-Birdsong of Crowley, Texas; four grandsons, Billy Birdsong, Bobby Birdsong, Chris Birdsong, and Jacob Sheets; four step-grandsons, James, David, Tommy and Malven Prater; two step-granddaughters, Sandie and Cathrine Prater-Strother; and a host of great grandchildren and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 3:00 p.m., February 6, 2015 at Skyvue Victoria Chapel in Mansfield, Texas.
Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 9, 2015 at Remmel-McCall Cemetery in Remmel, Arkansas.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.

Kevin Vincent Honey

Mr. Kevin Vincent Honey, of Amagon, Arkansas, departed this life on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the age of 45. He was born July 12, 1969 in Newport, the son of Ruben and Stella Mae (Vincent) Honey.
Kevin was a lifelong farmer, and worked on Michael and Sandy Honey Farms. He was of the Church of Christ belief. Kevin loved to duck and deer hunt, and work in the garden. His joy in life came from getting to take care of his parents.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Robin Lynn Honey; his paternal grandparents, Lindsey and Fannie Honey; and his maternal grandparents, Harry and Pearl Vincent.
Kevin is survived by his parents, Ruben and Stella Mae (Vincent) Honey of Amagon; many cousins, other family members, and friends.
Graveside services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Memory Garden Cemetery in Johnstown with Mr. David Howard officiating.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Michael Honey, Will Honey, Ricky White, Ronnie Thatcher, Doug Sutherland, Jeff Honey, Jared Honey, and Tony Jackson.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.

David Lorn Green

Mr. David Lorn Green, of Sherwood, Arkansas, departed this life on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the age of 68. He was born August 6, 1946, in Newport, the son of Herbert and Mae (Allen) Green. He married Miss Sharon Pharis on May 30, 1967, and they enjoyed 47 years together.
Mr. Green was a graduate of Tuckerman High School, and received his Bachelor’s in Industrial Management from the University of Arkansas. He retired from Kichler Lighting of Independence, Ohio, in 2014 after spending 12 years as Industrial Manager, Director of Supply Chain management. He was a Deacon in the Church of Christ.
Mr. Green enjoyed collecting firearms, gardening, reading about trains and visiting train museums. He was an avid sports fan, and especially enjoyed watching the Arkansas Razorbacks, Dallas Cowboys, and St. Louis Cardinals.
He was preceded in death by one son, Jarrod Green; and his parents.
Mr. Green is survived by his wife, Sharon (Pharis) Green of the home; one son, Kendall Green and wife, Melissa of Jacksonville; one daughter, Shannon Green of Plano, Texas; one brother, Donnie Green and wife, Sarah, of Little Rock; one sister, Linda Hutchinson and husband, Johnny, of Blytheville; several nieces and nephews, his Downchurch Church of Christ family in Searcy, and his Medina Church of Christ Family in Medina, Ohio.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Friday morning, 9:30 a.m. until service. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Donald Pharis officiating. Interment will be in Dowell’s Chapel Cemetery in Tuckerman.

Danny Gene (Pops) Long

Danny Gene (Pops) Long, 74, of Center Ridge departed this life Friday, January 23, 2015. He was born January 2, 1941 to Virgil Britt and Luda Mae (Ellis) Long. He was of the Pentecostal Faith, enjoyed old cars, antiques, talking, and loved his grandchildren more than life.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Terry Beth Blevins Long and Martha Ann Gates Stobaugh Long, parents, four brothers, and three sisters.
His survivors are two sons; Wesley Long (Janette) of Conway, and David Freeman (Jessie) of Conway, one step son; Mike Stobaugh (Mary) of Conway, two daughters; Shelia Yavone Woodson of Memphis and Michelle Rodelo (Paul Maness) of Birdtown, fifteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Dillinger Chapel.
Interment will be in Sandhill Cemetery.
Visitation will be 12:30-2:00 Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Laurel “Babe” (Fanchier) Moore

Mrs. Laurel “Babe” (Fanchier) Moore, 84, of Cash, departed this life on Sunday, January 25, 2015 at her home. She was born April 4, 1930 in Flint, Michigan, the daughter of Wilbur and Bernice (Titsworth) Fanchier.
Mrs. Moore was a homemaker, and enjoyed crocheting and reading. She loved traveling to visit and spend time with her very large family.
Mrs. Moore was preceded in death by her husband, James Orville Moore; one son, Howard Yoder, Jr.; one daughter, Bernice Jenkins; two brothers, Bud and Pink Fanchier; two sisters, Irene Spinden and Olive Petrie; three grandchildren, Teddy, Tabitha, and Howard; one great-grandchild, Meagan; her father, Wilbur Fanchier; and her mother and step-father, Bernice and Albert Varney.
She is survived by six sons, Butch Yoder of Calkaska, Michigan, Phillip Moore of Cash, James Moore of Cash, Gary Moore of Bono, Charles Moore of Mesa, Arizona, and Jerry Moore of Cash; seven daughters, Virginia Moore of Jonesboro, Laurel Moore Raines of Cash, Venia Engelter of Albion, Michigan, Ruth Ann Zaneske of Flint, Michigan, Ellen McCoy of Burton, Michigan, Linda Hartman of Burton, Michigan, and Toni Jo Lewis of Norfork, Virginia; thirty-four grandchildren; forty-seven great-grandchildren; a special niece, Corky Ballinger of Fairbury, Nebraska; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Friday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Friday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Arnold Cemetery.
Those honored to be pallbearers are James Moore, Phillip Moore, Danny Moore, Gary Moore, Jerry Moore, and Preston Moore. Honorary pallbearers are Randy Hartman II, John Zaneske, and Charlie Moore.

Terry Sue (Heath) Rutledge

Ms. Terry Sue (Heath) Rutledge, of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Friday, January 23, 2015, at the age of 59. She was born October 10, 1955 in Newport, the daughter of Franklin Delano “Frog” and Charlotte Ann (Burgess) Heath.
Terry was a graduate of Newport High School, and Arkansas State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She was a special education teacher at the Jackson County School District 10 years. Terry was an excellent teacher, and loved children, keeping them in her home. She enjoyed photography, and taking photographs of her family, wildlife, and old barns. She was a talented artist, and could paint, draw, and make something out of absolutely nothing. Terry loved children, and had a way of connecting with them.
She was preceded in death by her father, Franklin “Frog” Heath; and one brother, Gregory Lynn Heath.
Terry is survived by one son, Christopher Rutledge of Newport; one daughter, Elizabeth Rutledge Reed and husband, Matthew, of Newport; her mother, Charlotte Ann (Burgess) Heath of Sulphur Rock; one brother, “Bub” Heath and wife Jeannie of Charlotte; one sister, Jean Ann Gipson and husband, Kenny of Cord; one half-brother, Lanny Glenn Heath of Oil Trough; one grandchild, Hayden Reed of Newport; her lifelong best friend, Nancy Curtis of Newport; her children’s father, Buddy Rutledge of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Sunday, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.

Mary Jo (Marshall) Easton

Mrs. Mary Jo (Marshall) Easton, 69, of Newport died Friday, January 23, 2015. She was born May 23, 1945 in Indiana the daughter of Henry James and Jane Marshall.
Mrs. Marshall was a homemaker and was of the Baptist belief.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Tracey Jo Hatley.
Mrs. Marshall is survived by one daughter, Stephanie Collier of Grubbs; one brother, Jamie Marshall of Phoenix, Arizona; three sisters, Sharon Nyswander of Plainville, Indiana, Lynne Marshall of Mooresville, Indiana and Ann Barcus of Chicago, Illinois; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home

Cecil Neal Foushee

Cecil Neal Foushee of Shoffner and Jacksonport, AR passed away in Lindley Health Care Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the age of 97 years. He was born April 7, 1917. He was a faithful member of Central Missionary Baptist in Newport, AR until his admittance to Lindley Health Care in December of 2013.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ruby Dodson Foushee, father and mother, Neal and Myrtle Foushee, three sisters, Ruby McBee, Gertrude Walker Morris, Minnie Roberts Flowers, one brother, Woodrow Foushee and one half-brother; Frank Foushee, one step-son, Andy Dodson and two nephews, Cornelius and Johnny “Willie” McBee.
He is survived by one nephew, David, “Buddy” (Judy) Roberts, three nieces, Estelle Maulden (James) Butler, Cynthia Brewer and Corinne Foushee, three step-daughters, Margaret Blevins, Mona (Frank) Eddington, and Brenda (John) Casteel, two step-sons, Marcus (Mary) Dodson, Neal Dodson, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Mr. Foushee was a retired farmer of Shoffner who loved the outdoors. After he married Ruby, he moved to Jacksonport. He loved the Jacksonport Community. After retirement, he enjoyed mowing yards for those in need. He did this in his eighties. He also enjoyed riding around looking at various crops. One of his favorite farmers is John Shoffner who is also his special friend.
He was a World War II Army Veteran earning the Good Conduct Medal, World War II Victory Ribbon, KAME Theater Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, and two Bronze Service Stars while there. He took great pride in serving his country and never discussed the awards he received. He would say he served because it was his duty.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 26, 2015 at Central Baptist Church in Newport.
Interment will be in Coffeyville Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday, January 25, 2015.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.

Lorena (Wygle) Hunt

Mrs. Lorena (Wygle) Hunt, of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the age of 92. She was born February 14, 1922, in Eureka, Kansas, the daughter of Ralph William and Roberta Elizabeth (Stillwell) Wygle.
Mrs. Hunt received her Bachelor of Arts degree from York College in York, Nebraska, before earning her Master’s Degree in Education from Oklahoma City University, and her PhD in Divinity from Phillips University in Enid, Oklahoma. She was an ordained Methodist Minister. In 1947-48, Mrs. Hunt served as a missionary in Sierra Leone, Africa, and later pastored several Methodist churches many years in Kansas. Mrs. Hunt taught Montessori School in Kansas and Oklahoma, as well.
She was a talented artist, who attended art shows and sold her work. Mrs. Hunt enjoyed working crossword puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Gordon Hunt; one brother, Ralph William “Bill” Wygle; and her parents.
Mrs. Hunt is survived by two sons, Robert Allen Hunt of the Phillipines, and Dr. Randall Hunt and wife, Angie, of Weiner, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Elizabeth Gerbracht and husband Anton of Cabot, Arkansas, Amy Driskill and husband, Mike of Cassville, Missouri, Scott Hunt of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Kathy Hunt of Oklahoma, and Tim Hunt of California; three great-grandchildren, Evan Gerbracht, Hannah Driskill, and Noah Driskill; and special nieces, Janice Jaggard, and Debbie Brooks.
Graveside services will be held in Eureka, Kansas at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 3rd and Laurel Street, Newport, AR 72112.
Arrangements by Jackson's Funeral Home.


























































































































































































































































































































  















































































































































































































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