Kendell Allan Shields

Kendell Allan Shields, 74, of Tuckerman departed this life March 25, 2015. He was born April 14, 1940 to Rether and Colleene (Cobb) Shields. Mr. Shields was a member of Tuckerman Methodist Church and enjoyed wood working, fishing and his dog, Trudy Mae.
He was preceded in death by his father, Rether Shields; and one brother, Terry Shields.
His survivors are wife, Helen Shields; five sons, Phillip Shields of Oregon, Tommy Shields of California, Joey Shields of California, Michael Young of California, and Paul Gates of Tuckerman; six daughters, Carol Allen of California, Shelly Shields of California, Angel Shields of California, Candie Valenzuela of Swifton, Renea Dees of California, and Crystal Gates of Tuckerman; one brother, Robin Shields (Dee) of Southside; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Sandy Lee Ballard

Sandy Lee Ballard, 58, of Sulphur Rock departed this life Saturday, March 21, 2015. He was born January 9, 1957 to G.W. (Bill) and Christine (Barber) Ballard.
Sandy loved going to church and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Mitzie Baker; and two brothers, Bud Ballard and Billy Ballard.
He is survived by one son, Daniel Ballard of Batesville; one step daughter, Desiree Patterson of Sulphur Rock; one sister, Ginger Carroll of Thida; one sister-in-law, Claudia Ballard of Oil Trough; three aunts and uncles; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends; and his caregivers, Kenny Cook and Kathy Birley of Sulphur Rock.
Graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015 at Maple Springs Cemetery.
Arrangements by Dillinger  Funeral Home.

Jimmy D. Lindsey

Jimmy D. Lindsey, 81, of Newport departed this life Friday March 20, in Little Rock.
Mr. Lindsey was a member of the Glenn St. Church of Christ, he loved being with family, doing yard work, and was an Air Force Veteran.
Mr. Lindsey was preceded in death by his parents, A.C and Polly Zuber Lindsey and one sister, Jean Kirk.
He is survived by his wife, of 33 years, Donna Lindsey of Newport, son; Rickey and wife Kathy Camp of Greenbrier, two daughters; Regina and husband Bill Limbert of Tuckerman, Sonja and husband Mark Skelton of Batesville, niece; Dorthy Jean and husband Sidney Bailey of Illinois, two great nieces; Lindsey Finholt , Leslee Bailey both of Illinois, eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday at Dillinger Funeral Home.
Graveside services will be Monday 10 A.M. at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Newark.

Buck Wagner

Buck Wagner, 82, of Grubbs departed this life Monday, March 16, 2015. He was born July 18, 1932 to Amos Abraham and Callie (Cooper) Wagner and was of the Christian belief. Buck enjoyed fishing, picking up pecans and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his wife; Carol Jean Hutchinson Wagner; his parents, and two sisters; Virginia Doyle and Bernice Davis.
His survivors are two sons; Bobby Wagner and wife Kim of Newport, and Randy Wagner and wife Stacy of Grubbs, one brother; Dewitt Wagner and wife Gail of Leesville, Louisiana, six grandchildren; Bobby Wagner, II, Callie Wagner, Josh Parker, Joanie Johnson, Kaylee Wagner, and Will Wagner, and ten great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Dillinger Funeral Home.
A private Memorial service will be held at a later date.

C. R. Howard

Mr. C. R. Howard went to be with the Lord on March 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. He was 75 years old. He was born January 22, 1940 in Amagon, Arkansas, the son of Elzie M. and Clara (Bible) Howard.
Mr. Howard was a United States Army veteran, serving during the Korean and Vietnam War as a helicopter mechanic. He was a member of the VFW over 45 years, and had served one year as District 5 Commander, followed by 3 years as Senior Vice Commander of District 5. Mr. Howard served as Commander for the Disabled American Veteran’s Chapter 34 for over 10 years. He was Commander of VFW Post 4683 for seven years, was all-state commander during the 2010-2011 year, and was currently Quarter Master. During the 2014-15 year he was the National Aide-De-Camp of the VFW. He also served as Vice-President of the Jackson and Independence Water Association.
Mr. Howard worked as a cattle rancher and mechanic, and loved working with his miniature ponies, hunting, and fishing. He was a loving husband, and a great dad and Poppie.
Mr. Howard was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; his first wife, Nadine Howard; and one son, David Howard.
He is survived by his wife, Rachel Howard of the home; one son, Russel Howard and wife, Ashley, of Bradford; one daughter, Teresa Brooke, and husband, David, of Bradford; his brothers, Alfred Howard and wife, June, and Shelley Howard and wife, Barbara; his grandchildren, Crystal Osborn and husband, Wesley, Nathan Edwards and wife, Laura, and Calvin Howard, Jr.; great-grandchildren, Hailey Osborn, Hannah Osborn, Tanner Edwards, Tyler Edwards, Austin Edwards, Saige Evans, and CJ Evans; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Friends may visit at the funeral home, Monday, 5:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel with interment following in Oakland Hill Cemetery.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Calvin Russel Howard, Sr., Calvin Russel Howard, Jr., Todd Howard, Wesley Osborn, David Brooke, and Nathan Edwards.
Honorary pallbearers are Fred Beard, Oscar Hayden, Chris McDonald, and Johnny V.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.

Jennings Sullins

Mr. Jennings Sullins, of Newport, Arkansas, departed this life on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the age of ninety-one. He was born September 8, 1923 in Newport, the son of Sylvia Enos and Mina Ellen (Davis) Sullins. He married Miss Mabel Marie Smith on September 20, 1941, and they enjoyed 63 years of marriage together.
Mr. Sullins was a self-employed farmer following his retirement from Brown Jordan in 1989 after 29 years of service. He was a member of the Tuckerman Church of Christ. Mr. Sullins enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gardening. His true passion was caring for Sullins Cemetery in Grubbs.
Mr. Sullins was preceded in death by his wife, Mabel; one son, Phil Sullins; two brothers, Gerald and Preston Sullins; and his parents.
He is survived by two sons, Perry Sullins and wife, Herky, of Conway, and Gordon Sullins and wife, Sandy, of Rogers; four daughters, Diana Whaley of Smithville, Tennessee, Lynda Sue Smith of Newport, Anita Wagster of Jackson, Tennessee, and Teresa Daigh of Newport; one sister, Wilda Hodges of Newark; thirteen grandchildren; many great- and great-great grandchildren; and his dog, Lucy.
In Lieu of Flowers Memorial can be Made to the
Sullins Cemetery Association.
Simmons First Bank
202 Ritter St, Weiner. Arkansas
72479
(870) 684-7600
Friends may visit at the funeral home Monday, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.

Gary Adams

Gary Adams, 59, of Newport departed this life Wednesday, March 11, 2015. He was born December 21, 1955 to Earnest Jackson Adams and Alice Nell Mann Furrow and enjoyed tinkering with old cars and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his father, Earnest Jackson Adams; two sisters, Mary Ann Davis and Vickie M. Adams; uncle, Larry Adams; and aunt, JoAnn Warden.
His survivors are one son, Freddie Adams of Harrisburg, mother, Nell Furrow of Newport; two grandchildren, Bobby Jo Adams and Alicia Paige Roach Adams both of Harrisburg; several aunts, uncles, and numerous cousins.

There will be no funeral service.
Dillinger Funeral Home.

Henderson Binkley, Jr

Mr. Henderson Binkley, Jr., 41, of Jonesboro, departed this life on Monday, March 09, 2015. He was born February 22, 1974, in Newport, the son of Henderson Grady and Janice Binkley.
Mr. Binkley was of the Church of Christ belief, and enjoyed drawing. He was a graduate of Newport High School, and especially loved listening to music.
Mr. Binkley was preceded in death by his father, Henderson Grady; his mother, Janice Binkley; his maternal grandfather, Willie Binkley; and his paternal grandparents, W.G. Grady and Louise Grady.
He is survived by one brother, Dennis Binkley and wife, Vanessa of Newport; one sister, Alexandra Binkley of Jonesboro; his maternal grandmother, Alberta Binkley of Newport; seven nieces and nephews, Janice Binkley, Danielle Henderson, Shay Binkley, Donta Binkley, Deshawn Binkley, Alexis Binkley, and Kaia Binkley; and five great nieces and nephews.

Memorial services are 2:00 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Methodist Church
Arrangements by Jackson's Funeral Home.

Lou Ann Hogue

Mrs. Lou Ann Hogue, 72, of Weiner, Arkansas departed this life Thursday, March 5, 2015 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She was born October 9, 1942 in Newport, AR the daughter of Malcolm and Mildred (Gilmore) Hogue. They preceded her in death. Lou Ann was a talented artist, an art dealer and owner of LouAntique's. She was also a bookeeper for the Malcolm C. Hogue Company. After retirement, she was a caregiver for the elderly. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Weiner and served as the Historian for the church. Lou Ann enjoyed antiques, artwork, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. She is survived by two daughters: Tiffannie Hogue of Jonesboro and Leanne Looney of Trumann, son-in-law, Rick Poff, two brothers: Gil Hogue and Lewis Hogue both of Weiner, one sister, Kathy Bowen of Weiner, Arkansas. Visitation will be Tuesday at First Christian Church in Weiner from 5:00~7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at the church at 2:00 p. m. with Bro. Gil Hogue conducting the service. These men will serve as active pallbearers: Ryan Hogue, Heath Hatcher, Malcolm Lewis Hogue, Harry
Hogue, Marc Hogue, and Lee Hogue.
Arrangements by Jackson's Funeral Home.

Darlene Everett

Darlene Everett, 53, of Newport departed this life March 1, 2015. She was born July 1, 1961 to L.C. and Lillian (Dugger) Sandefur. Darlene was a member of Sulfur Rock Baptist Church, enjoyed reading, listening to Elvis, loved her three dogs, Buddy, Junior, and Tinker Bell and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Brian Everett; parents; one sister, Connie Glisson; one nephew, Swinton Ballard; and one niece, Stephanie Rick.
Her survivors are one son, Mark Fick (Christi) of Newport; two brothers, Ricky Sandefur of Sulfur Rock, and Jerry Sandefur of Batesville; one sister, Debbie Ballard Anderson of Newport; and two grandchildren, Destiny Snow of Cave City, and Makayla Taylor of Newport.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

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.
































































































































































































































































































































  















































































































































































































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