Ms. Norma Lee Miller, of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the age of 89. She was born December 20, 1924 in Jackson County, the daughter of Clarence Miller and Stella (Washam) Miller Tilley.
Mrs. Miller was a caregiver, and a member of the First Christian Church. She loved dancing and watching television.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her step father Lawrence Tilley, and one sister, Emma Jean Whybrew.
Mrs. Miller is survived by one brother, Kenneth R. Miller of Bradford; her sister in law Jimmie Jean Tilley of Bradford, three nephews, Phil Whybrew, Rodney Miller, Todd Miller, one niece, Margaret Whybrew Marshall, several great nephews and nieces, and her special caregivers, Lisa Amonds, Melissa Efird, and Emma Jean Young.
Visitation Monday, July 28th, 2014, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Funeral Service Monday, July 28th, 2014, 2:00pm Jackson's Newport Funeral Home
Interment Walnut Grove Cemetery
Anne W. (Chunn) Lewis
Mrs. Anne W. (Chunn) Lewis, of Tuckerman, Arkansas, departed this life on Friday, July 25, 2014 at the age of 91. She was born June 25, 1923 in San Francisco, California, the daughter of George Davies and Katherine (Edwards) Chunn.
Mrs. Lewis was a homemaker, and a member of the Episcopal Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Robert Davies Chunn; one son, Thomas Lowell Lewis; and two sisters, Katherine Cathrae and Guila Gibbons.
Mrs. Lewis is survived by one daughter, Cecilia Gail Deal and husband, Dennis, of Tuckerman; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.
Mr. Charles Mears, 65, of Hickory Ridge departed this life Sunday, July 20, 2014. He was born December 22, 1948 to Carl Louie and Florence (Cooper) Mears. Mr. Mears enjoyed fishing.
He was preceded in death by two sons, Charley Roy Mears and Donnie Eugene Mears; one daughter, Sharon Mears; parents; four brothers, John, Carl, Ervin, and Eddie; and two sisters, Lola and Marcella.
His survivors are his wife of 43 years, Rosie Mears of Hickory Ridge; two sons, Robert Mears of Balch and Joe Mears of Newport; one daughter, Kathy Mears of Newport; two brothers, Kenny Mears of Michigan and Billy Mears of Jacksonport; three sisters, Etta May Marr of Michigan, Martha Mears of Michigan, and Thelma DeVall of Georgetown; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at Carter Cemetery in Russell.
Visitation will be 12:00-1:15 p.m. Friday, July 25, 2014 at Dillinger Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Carter Cemetery in Russell.
Paul Eugene Browning
Paul Eugene Browning, 64, of Tuckerman passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Batesville. He was born December 21, 1949 in Newport to Paul D. Browning and Helen Alberta Amy Fowler Browning. Paul was a factory worker, enjoyed reading, drawing, painting and trout fishing.
Survivors include three brothers; Eddie Leon Browning of Dardanell, Gary D. Browning and Dennis Browning both of Tuckerman and one sister, Vickie Dockins of Tuckerman.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014.
There will be a private burial at a later date.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home
William Glen Carey
Mr. William Glen Carey, 63, of Newport, departed this life on Friday, July 18, 2014 in Jonesboro. He was born June 18, 1951 in Newport, the son of William Harvey and Ina Lee (Elliott) Carey.
Mr. Carey was a member of the Holden Avenue Church of Christ, and enjoyed watching westerns, and drinking coffee with his friends.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Wayne Carey; and his parents.
Mr. Carey is survived by two sisters, Connie Lovern of Bald Knob and Julia Rieman of Weiner, a half-brother, Ellis Lee Manuel of Iowa; nieces and nephews, Sara Harvey of Bradford, Cara Jones of Bald Knob, Jeff Robinson of Phillipines, Dolores Reiman of Mississippi, Glenda Jones of Weiner, Edith Walker of Little Rock, and Teresa Cantarella of Rushing, New York; and several great nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. until service. Services will follow at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Watson Cemetery.
Margaret Ann (Harral) Treece
Mrs. Margaret Ann (Harral) Treece, 74, of Bradford, departed this life on Friday, July 18, 2014. She was born June 28, 1940 in Bradford, the daughter of Otto Alford and Mattie Ann (Shook) Harral.
Mrs. Treece was a member of the Bradford Church of Christ. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and especially loved cooking. She loved family gatherings, which centered on cooking and eating together.
Mrs. Treece was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Thomas Treece; one son, Scott Treece; two sisters, Ina Faye Goad and Dana Williams; and her parents.
She is survived by two sons, T. Ray Treece of New York City and James H. Treece and wife, Teresa, of Beebe; three grandchildren, Scott Treece, Rachel Treece, and Rhea Hnatkovich; two great-grandchildren, Hayden Hnatkovich and Ilee Alynn Marie Kennedy; several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Bradford Church of Christ with interment following in Coffeyville Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home Sunday, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Arrangements by Jackson's Funeral Home.
Marcus Lee Selvidge
Mr. Marcus Lee Selvidge, of Newport, Arkansas departed this life on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the age of 75. He was born March 8, 1939 in Whitehall, Arkansas, the son of Tom and Mabel (Cheney) Selvidge.
Mr. Selvidge retired from farming a few years ago, and is a 3 year lung cancer survivor. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and especially spending time fishing with his brother, Billy Joe. Mr. Selvidge was a hard worker all his life, and enjoyed being at home. He loved dogs, and two of his favorites were Smoke and Babe.
Mr. Selvidge was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Mary Nell Selvidge; one step-daughter, Kathy Joe Strickland Lane; two brothers, Jim and Billy Joe Selvidge; and three sisters, Olia Jackson, Judy Selvidge, and Clara Breeden.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Norma of Newport; two daughters, Cathey Bowlin of Jonesboro, and Terri Lynn Selvidge of Jonesboro; one step-son, Michael Ray Strickland of Newport; three sisters, Virginia “Jenny” Wilson of Bradford, Margaret Malone of Bradford, and Louis Stephens of Virginia; three grandchildren, Heather Strickland, Chase Curtis, Sarah Bowlin Carter, and Blane Fortune; four great-grandchildren, Bryce and Baylor and Silas and Zoe Curtis.
Graveside services are 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 at Coffeyville Cemetery with Bro. Jay Cox officiating.
Arrangements by Jackson's Funeral Home.
Stanley Keith Madden, Sr
Mr. Stanley Keith Madden, Sr., of Beedeville, Arkansas, departed this life on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home. He was born April 15, 1936 at the Cowlake Community.
Stan grew up in the community of Cowlake, Arkansas, with his parents, grandmother, 7 brothers and 3 sisters. As a young man, he was known for his athletic ability in basketball, baseball, and track. He graduated from Beedeville High School in 1954. Following graduation, he farmed 2 years on the family farm, then joined the Army in 1956, where he received basic training at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. He was then deployed to Germany and stationed there until July 21, 1959, when he returned home. Stan was an active National Guard member for 6 years. Upon returning home from the military, he once again joined his father and brothers on the family farm. His expertise on the farm was to oversee rice production.
Stan was a member of the Beedeville Church of Christ, where he served as an elder. He also served as treasurer for the Beedeville Church of Christ until 2007, when he stopped due to health reasons. He also taught Bible classes. Stan was a good listener and offered wise advice. He was a true encourager.
His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and woodworking. Perhaps his greatest enjoyment was family, especially time spent with his grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his father, Roy E. Madden; his mother, Lola Iris (McFadden) Madden; his grandmother, Etta Walker (Madden) Cobb; five brothers, Harold Alton Madden, Sr., Joe E. Madden, Sr., Ralph E. Madden, Norman E. Madden, Sr., and Dale C. Madden, Sr.; two sisters, Royslen Madden and Etta Lee (Madden) Reid; five nephews, Roy Thomas, Kevin Evins, Grant Evins, John Paul Madden, and Mike Reid; one niece, Cherri Jean Madden King; father-in-law, Clarence Douglas Evins; mother-in-law, Minnie Mae (Ford) Evins; and brother-in-law, C.A. Evins.
Stan is survived by his wife of 51 years, Norma Jo (Evins) Madden; his children, Stanita Mae (Madden) and Joseph M. Taylor, IV of Newport, and Stanley Keith Madden, Jr., and fiancé, Amy Imboden, of Hickory Ridge; six grandchildren, Hope Taylor, Emma Jo Taylor, and Madden Mae Taylor of Newport, Kent Madden, Kaleb Madden, and Kristen Madden of Vilonia; two brothers, Kenneth Madden and Hervey Madden of Beedeville; one sister, Elaine Thomas of Beedeville; one brother-in-law, Shelley F. Evins of Newport. He is also survived by many loving in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Friends may visit at the funeral home Friday evening, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Beedeville Church of Christ with Dr. Gary Elliott officiating. Interment will follow in Walker-Madden Cemetery at Cowlake.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Keith Madden, Kent Madden, Kaleb Madden, Dale Madden, Jr., Harold Madden, Jr., Mitch Reid, Dr. Mac Madden, Tony Madden, Michael Reynolds, Danny Thomas, Jr., Steve Reid, Joe Madden, Jr,. Kenneth Madden, Jr., John Kevin Madden, Jeff Madden, Ed Madden, and Hayden Cockrill. Honorary pallbearers are Jerry Nance, Larry Dabbs, Wayne Foushee, Jimmy Peacock, Chad O’dell, Danny Thomas, Sr., Hervey Madden, Levi Carlton, Joe Taylor IV, Shelley Evins, Bart Gaskin, Steven Dabbs, Joey Rennicke, Elaine Thomas, and Kenneth Madden.
The family asks memorials be made to the Children’s Home of Paragould, 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, AR 72450 or Families First, P.O. Box 1081, Marion, AR 72364.
Esther Pauline (Griffin) Wherry
Mrs. Esther Pauline (Griffin) Wherry, of Charlotte, Arkansas, departed this life on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the age of 96. She was born September 13, 1917, in Newark, Arkansas, the daughter of Robert Henry and Esther Mae (Troy) Griffin, and married Mr. Paul Daniel Wherry on September 17, 1938.
Mrs. Wherry worked as a babysitter, and was a member of the Charlotte Church of Christ. She loved to quilt, garden, and cook, and was an avid reader.
Mrs. Wherry was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Paul Daniel Wherry; a daughter-in-law, Deanna Wherry; five brothers, Paul, Oran, R.H., Buddy, and Jack Griffin; two sisters, Erma Lee Wherry and Marie Yates; and her parents.
She is survived by two sons, Don Wherry of Charlotte and Bill Wherry and wife Carol of Fair Grove, Missouri; one daughter, Betty Wherry of Charlotte; one sister, Ester Lee Handy of Long Mount, Colorado; two sisters-in-law, Glyndith Griffin of Newark, and Ernestine “Dutch” Griffin of East Corondelet, Illinois; four grandchildren, Donna Voight and husband Scot of Yellville, Danae Scott and husband Jay of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Dr. Holly Wherry of Branson, Missouri, and Amanda Wherry of China; five great-grandchildren, Mason and Kara Scott of Oklahoma City, Kambri, Easton, and Ryken Voight of Yellville; her special adopted family, James and Zee Reeves of McCrory, Christie and Meredith Sanders of McCrory, and Jason, Marie, Adam, and Ben Reeves of Bell Buckle, Tennessee; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Saturday morning, July 19, 2014, 9:00 a.m. until service time. Services will follow at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Newark.
Mr. Calvin Davis passed away on Tuesday evening, July 15, 2014 at The Laurels of Galesburg. He was born on August 31, 1925 in Fitzhugh, Arkansas, the son of the late William and Allie (Clark) Davis. On September 23, 1944, Calvin was united in marriage to Malla B. Lawhorn.
He was employed by Parchment Public Schools for over 20 years until his retirement in 1991.
Surviving are four children, Billy (Patricia) Davis of Galesburg, MI, John (Joyce) Davis of Otsego, MI, Gracia (Robert) Mason of Portage, MI and Kim (Bumki) Cho of Portage, MI; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; brother, Claude Davis of Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his wife of 62 years, Malla Davis on May 16, 2007; two sons, Jerry and Jimmy Davis; three sisters, Evelyn Due, Pebble Brogden and Gladys Sparks and one brother, William “Bill” Davis.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 17, from 5-8 pm atLangeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick Street, with a prayer service at 7:00pm. Following visitation in Kalamazoo, Calvin will be taken to Jackson’s Funeral Home, 1900 Block Malcolm in Newport, AR., where visitation will be on Sunday, July 20, from 2-5pm followed by a funeral service on Monday, July 21 at 2:00pm. Interment will be in Sandhill Cemetery in Auvergne, AR.
The family requests that flowers not be sent for the visitation in Kalamazoo, but would be permitted at the Jackson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be directed to The Laurels of Galesburg.
Local arrangements are by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.
Jerry Schisler, 77, of Weiner departed this life Wednesday, July 16, 2014. She was born January 24, 1937 to John and Louise (Sullivan) Cook. Mrs. Schisler was a member of Weiner Methodist Church, loved to read, enjoyed music, dancing and playing cards.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mike Schisler, and two grandchildren; Jonathan Davis, Kate Schisler and parents.
Her survivors are two sons; Greg Holloway and Jeffery Holloway both of Greers Ferry, two daughters; Becky Williford of Weiner and Sheree Beckley of Michigan, one sister; Billie Hampton of Batesville, eight grandchildren; Amber Dotson, Amy Riddle, Adam Tilden all of Michigan, Harmony Sanders of Missouri, Adam Delapaz of Greers Ferry, Jessica Holloway and Jeffery Holloway, Jr. both of Batesville, and ten great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 at Dillinger Funeral Home.
Duie L. Talley
Duie L. Talley, 87, of Bradford passed away Sunday morning, July 13, 2014 at his home. He was born December 23, 1926 to Elijah Everett and Susie (Garrett) Talley.
Duie was a Christian and a member of Bradford Baptist Church. He was a S.SGT in the U.S. Army, a WWII Veteran, a 32nd degree Mason, served on Local Election Panel for many years, President of Coffeyville Cemetery Association for over forty years, he was a retired Boilermaker, farmer and a practical joker. He was a very loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather. He took great pride in the accomplishments of family members.
Mr. Talley was preceded in death by his parents, Elijah and Susie Talley; one brother, Thurman Talley and one granddaughter, Rachael Dunn.
His survivors are his devoted wife of sixty six years, Jetta Talley of Bradford; three daughters and son-in-laws, Dale and Betty Turner of Conroe, Texas, Arthur and Brenda Dunn of Bradford, and Mike and Dianne Roller of Gassville; brother, Everett Talley of Vilonia; sister, Barbara Wilson of Texas; grandchildren, Rebecca Dunn, Leslie Ladd, Dr. Jennifer Foster and her husband Dr. Tom Foster, and Jonathan Roller; great grandchildren, Payton Dunn, Dawson Doyle, and Abigail Foster.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Bradford Baptist Church.
Interment will be in Coffeyville Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Coffeyville Cemetery or charity of your choice.
Jetta R. Burrow
Jetta R. Burrow, 88, of Rosie went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 9, 2014.
She was born April 2, 1926 to Algie A and Lucy V. (Collom) Robertson.
Mrs. Burrow was a member of Rosie Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, traveling, fishing and spending time with family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son-in-law, Jackie Rounds, and two sisters, Freddie Walker and Betsy Robertson.
Her survivors are her husband of seventy years, Cornelius Burrow of Rosie; two sons, Neil Burrow and wife Cathy of Rosie; Keith Burrow and wife Kathy of Rosie; four daughters, Linda Rounds of Southside; Cheryl Shaw and husband Larry of Rosie; Cynthia Kramer and husband Bobby Joe of Rosie; Cathy Jones and husband Lyndell of Newark; fourteen grandchildren; Kristie Rounds, Kim Rielly, Lucy Mobley, Lea Rounds, Kevin Shaw, Kirk Shaw, Dustin Kramer, Landon Kramer, Paul Jones, Adam Jones, Andy Burrow, Corey Burrow, Tyler Burrow and Kaci Burrow; twenty great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Rosie Baptist Church.
Burial will be in Wyatt Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, July 11, 2014.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rosie Baptist Church Building Fund, American Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.
Jason David Howard
Mr. Jason David Howard of the Midway Community departed this life at his home on Friday, July 4, 2014, at the age of 33. He was born July 13, 1980, in Newport the youngest child of David Ray Howard and Betty Lorraine (Busick) Howard.
Jason was a member of the Weiner High School Class of 1999. His classmates voted him Most Handsome, Best Dressed, and the Guy with the Prettiest Eyes. Following high school, Jason began his college career at ASU Newport and graduated in 2004, from ASU Jonesboro with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Business.
Jason began living the life he had always wanted, farming. Not only did he get the career he wanted, he got the girl. Jason met Rachel Smith at ASU Newport in the fall of 2000. The couple became best friends, fell in love, and they were married on June 18, 2005. Rachel and Jason made their home in the Midway Community. Their lives became complete when their greatest joy and love, Allie Peyton Howard, was born on February 1, 2013. Little Miss Allie Peyton Howard, at her Daddy’s request, was named Peyton after his favorite NFL player, Peyton Manning. Her Daddy also lovingly gave her the nickname, “Baby Duck.” Many Mothers’ and little girls’ have been dearly loved by their husband and father, but, none any more than Rachel and Allie Peyton “Baby Duck” Howard. Jason farmed the Jason and Rachel Howard Farms, working alongside his uncles, Donald and Rickey. His work did not end with farming; Jason was also a duck-hunting guide.
Jason was an extremely talented and accomplished young man. Duck calling was one area where his talent shone brightest. Jason was the Arkansas State Duck Calling Champion in 2000 and 2001. In 2004, Jason placed 4th in the World Duck Calling Contest. He was on the RNT Competition Calling Team and over the last several years enjoyed judging Duck Calling Contests around the United States. He judged from his Arkansas home to Maine, Michigan, Louisiana, and his final judging was held in Kentucky.
Jason was a perfectionist. He could accomplish, with excellence, any task he decided to tackle. He will forever be remembered for his kind and sweet spirit, his easy ways, his bright smile, twinkling eyes, and his passionate love of The Rolling Stones, farming and duck hunting. This fine young man, precious husband, daddy, son, brother, nephew, uncle, and friend’s memory will be treasured by all who knew him.
Jason was a beloved and faithful member of the Midway Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Lorraine (Busick) Howard on January 19, 1991, his paternal grandparents, Gus and Louise Howard, his maternal grandparents, Raymond and Cecil Busick and his father in law, Joey Smith.
Jason is survived by his wife of 9 years and best friend, Rachel (Smith) Howard of the home; his daughter, the greatest love, pride, and joy of his life, Allie Peyton Howard of the home; his father, David Ray Howard and wife, Diane, of Amagon; one brother, Chris Howard of Newport; one sister, Tammy Lynn (Howard) Lisko and husband, Tommy, of Weiner; his nieces and nephews, Dani Lisko, Cody Lisko, and Ella Lorraine Howard; two special uncles, Donald and Rickey Howard of Amagon. Also surviving are his parents-in-law, Connie (Johns) Cooper and Greg Cooper of Newport and a lifetime of friends.
Friends may visit at the funeral home, Tuesday, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Midway Church of Christ with Mr. Llano Robinson officiating. Interment will follow beside his Mother in the Balch-Johnston Cemetery at Balch, Arkansas.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Josh Loftin, Nathan Crotts, Adam Burress, Jonathan Davis, Jacob Cooper, Branden Murrell, Brian Dale Davis, and Brent Bowie. Honorary pallbearers are Charles Petty, Butch Richenback, Ray Chestnut, Andy Benton, Phillip Gibbs, Shawn Bible and the RNT Competition Team.
The family asks that Memorials be made to IberiaBank, FBO Allie Peyton Howard College Fund, 200 Olivia Drive, Newport, AR 72112.
Mr. Don Hodge, of Tuckerman, Arkansas, departed this life on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at the age of 65. He was born July 17, 1948 in Tuckerman, the son of Noble and Murtis (Webster) Hodge, and married Miss Verneal Warren on October 25, 1968.
Mr. Hodge worked at American Lantern in Newport many years, and was a member of the Airbase Church of Christ. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his 2 grandsons. They were the absolute joy of his life. Mr. Hodge loved to make people laugh with his unique sense of humor. He was never serious, and always found the laughter in every situation. He enjoyed raising rose bushes and listening to old music.
Mr. Hodge was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Von and Jerry Hodge; and three sisters, Betty Lewis, Shirley Joslin, and Brenda Hodge.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Verneal (Warren) Hodge of the home; one son, Sjon Hodge of Tuckerman; one daughter, Melissa Flowers and husband Donnie of Campbell Station; one brother, Billy Joe Hodge of Shawnee, Oklahoma; two sisters, Louise Carlton of Newport, and Linda Keen and husband, David, of Newport; two grandsons, Zackary Flowers and Andrew Flowers, both of Campbell Station; several nieces and nephews, his sisters and brothers-in-law, Peggy and Jerry Melton, Brenda Warren, and Steve Warren; and a lifetime of friends.
Friends may visit at the funeral home Monday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in Gracelawn Cemetery
James Edward Caldwell
Mr. James Edward Caldwell, 70, of Tuckerman, departed this life on Tuesday, July 01, 2014 at his home. He was born September 6, 1943, at Waldenburg, the son of Andy and Nora Lee (Anderson) Caldwell.
Mr. Caldwell worked for Delta Trailer as a welder over 20 years, and was a United States Army veteran. He was extremely hardworking, enjoying woodworking and fishing, and was a jack of all trades.
Mr. Caldwell was preceded in death by one daughter, Sherry Caldwell; two brothers, David Webb and Michael Webb; and his parents.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Bonnie Sue (Holt) Caldwell of the home; one son, Paul Edward Caldwell of Tuckerman; one daughter, Lisa Caldwell Lindsey and husband Rusty, of Cord; one brother, Bobby Webb of Judsonia; five sisters, Faye Holt of Newport, Frances Caldwell of Fayetteville, Ann Seals of Newport, Connie Holt of Pine Bluff, and Catherine Phillips of Beebe; and four grandchildren, Allison Lindsey, Sarah Lindsey, Destiny Lynn Caldwell, and Savannah Rose Caldwell.
Friends may visit at the funeral home Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Sandhill Cemetery.
Benny Sherrell, Jr
Benny Sherrell, Jr., 82, of Newport departed this life Sunday, June 29, 2014. He was born July 17, 1931 to Benny, Sr., and Minnie Simpson Sherrell. Mr. Sherrell was a member of Sandhill Church of Christ, an Army Veteran, served in the Korean War, and he enjoyed watching old movies.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister; Nema Davis.
His survivors are his wife of sixty two years; Melba Sherrell of Newport, one son; Benny Sherrell, III of Newport, one daughter; Elizabeth Davis and husband Jerry of Diaz, four grandchildren; Jerry Davis, Jr. of Milltown, Jeremiah Davis of Balch, Troy Davis of Diaz, and Matthew Davis of Jonesboro, and six great grandchildren; Brady, Emily, Sarah, Dylan, Dustin, and Megan Davis.
Graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Sandhill Cemetery.
Burial will be in Sandhill Cemetery.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home
Harvey Eugene Henderson, Jr.
Mr. Harvey Eugene Henderson, Jr., “Pop”, 70, of Campbell Station departed this life June 28, 2014 at his home.
Mr. Henderson was born April 16, 1944 to Harvey and Gladys Virginia (Maroon) Henderson while his Father was serving in WWII in Germany. Harvey was the oldest of five siblings.
Pop, as he was called by everyone that loved him, graduated from Newport High School in 1962. In 1964 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam in 1965-66.
Pop loved the Tuckerman Bulldogs-not just his grandchildren but all the children, teens and adults. He never met anyone he could not have a conversation with; when he talked with anyone, he made that person feel as if they were the most important person on earth. Harvey loved to hunt, fish and life in general. Regardless of whether Harvey was standing at Wal Mart, serving in Vietnam, out in the field working on a tractor, loading furniture at Brown Jordan, he always had a smile on his face and love in his heart.
Until his illness, he volunteered at the Tuckerman Senior Citizen Center. He cooked, drove the van, quilted with the Happy Quilters, and anything else that needed to be done. More than anything, Harvey loved his family and his Lord. He gave his heart to Jesus when he was a sixteen year old teenager and this was evident in the love he shared with all. Harvey was a member of the First Freewill Baptist Church, Tuckerman, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by one son; Todd Henderson, parents, and one brother; Paul Henderson.
His survivors are his wife of forty six years; Sue French Henderson of Campbell Station, one daughter; Shelley Shipman and husband Michael of Tuckerman, three grandchildren; Jake Shipman of Campbell Station, Zach Shipman and wife Megan of Tuckerman, and Sara Shipman of Tuckerman, two great grandchildren Aubrey and Clay of Tuckerman, one brother; Johnny Henderson and wife Cindy of Newport, two sisters; Jo Ann French and husband Bobby of Campbell Station, Lisa Headley and husband Henry of Batesville, a very special Aunt; Alden Talburt, and cousins; Cindy and Jose Garcia all of Grand Saline, Texas.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at First Freewill Baptist Church in Tuckerman.
Burial will be in Gracelawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Officiating will be Jason Sullivan.
Pallbearers will be Michael Shipman, Jake Shipman, Zach Shipman, Mark Hembrey, Tyler Hembrey and Johnny Henderson.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Kade Soden, Justin Watkins, John Henderson, Seth Henderson, Chopper Headley, Kody Headley, Robby Loftin, Justin Turner, Trevor Adams, Chase Gates and Skipper Thomas.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home.
George Henry “Skinnie” Buford, Jr
Mr. George Henry “Skinnie” Buford, Jr., 88, of Remmel died Friday, June 27, 2014. He was born April 26, 1926 in Remmel, Arkansas, the son of George and Helen Ann (Stacy) Buford, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Buford was a retired farmer and was of the Church of Christ belief. He was a US Army Veteran and served his country in WWII.
He is preceded in death by his wife Vera Katheryn (Looney) Buford, his
parents, three sisters, Francis Covy, Nona Lee Huey Holt, and Norma Gene Huey
He is survived by one son, Ricky Buford and wife, Kathy of Newport, one daughter, Darlene Stokes and husband, Dale, of Newport; two sisters, Kay Clifton of Memphis, TN and Carolyn Pettit of Indianapolis, IN; five grandchildren: Sonny Buford and wife, Jamie Jeremy Stokes and wife Melissa, Sean Buford and wife, Tonya, Joshua Stokes and wife, April, Krystal Worthington and husband, Lynn, and eleven great grandchildren: Dustin Stokes, Macayle Pearce, Loftin Stokes, Breann Buford, Harlee Buford, Nadea Buford, Bailey Stokes, Haylie Worthington, Jaxson Worthington, Bo Stokes, and Case Buford; and four step great grandchildren; David Holdsclaw, Brady Cook, Brayden Taylor, and Averee Gilleylen.
First Visitation Tuesday, July 1st, 2014, 9:00am - 10:30am
Service Information When Tuesday, July 1st, 2014, 11:00am Remmel-McCall Cemetery
Arrangements by Jackson's Funeral Home.
Gerald “Jerry” Madden
Gerald “Jerry” Madden, Jr., 66, of Newport departed this life Sunday, June 22, 2014. He was born June 19, 1948 to Gerald Edgar and Edith Busbea Madden.
Gerald was a Vietnam Veteran, a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church, where he was ordained a Deacon April 19, 1992, and also served as song leader.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
His survivors are his wife, Mary Madden of Newport; two daughters, Hannah Madden Martin and husband Chad of Marion and Suzanna Madden Thompson and husband Scott of Marion; one sister, Carolyn Madden of St. Petersburg, Florida; three grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth Thompson, Shelby Grace Thompson, and Luke Madden Martin all of Marion; and one great nephew, Kenneth Benjamin Parker of Newport.
Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, June 23, 2014 at Dillinger Funeral Home.
Officiating will be Bro. Ray Edmonson and Dr. Brett Cooper.
Pallbearers will be Jr. Beach, Glenn Dunham, Mark Bowen, Guy Dale Adams, Penn Stafford, Johnny Baty, Buddy Rutledge, Mike Tarno, Jack Hohn, Danny Doss, and Bryan Plummer.