Imogene Timms Brown
Imogene Timms Brown, 77, of Lake City passed away on Dec. 19, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes.
Thelma Adams Sullins
Thelma Adams Sullins, 89, of Trumann, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center.
Melvin Crogan Tucker
Melvin Crogan Tucker, 69, of Trumann died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Born in Etowah, he lived most of his life in Trumann. He was a retired farmer, Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Melton Avenue Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Michelle Crain of Trumann; a son, Bryan Tucker of Trumann; six sisters, Edna Goff of Trumann, Emma Jane Smith of Flint, Mich., Martha Sue Norris and Elizabeth Price, both of Harrisburg, Daisy Moore of Duck Hill, Miss., and Mattie Whitright of Stevensville, Mich.; a brother, Eugene Tucker of Artesia, N.M.; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, W.C. "Conrad" and LaDell Cassidy Tucker, three sisters and a brother.
Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 13, 2004 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with Nolan Glover officiating. Burial followed in Marked Tree Cemetery.
Active pallbearers included Arthur Wells, Jerry Lowery, Keith Swink, Paul Bingham, Billy Smith and Danny Smith.
Honorary pallbearer was Doyal Walker.
Buford Wilson, 85, passed away on Dec. 11, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes.
He was born in Blytheville and had lived in Trumann for the past 11 years and was formerly of Weona. He was a retired farmer, served in the Marine Corp. in World War II, wounded in battle at Iwo Jima and a member of the Christian Worship Center in Trumann.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Viola Wilson; one sister, four brothers and his parents, Franklin Joseph and Clara Cotton Wilson.
He is survived by one daughter, Rita (David) Weltner of St. Louis, Mo.; three sons, George Franklin (Sandra) Wilson of Trumann, William Dale (Hattie) Wilson of Bald Knob and Russell Lee (Sharon) Wilson of Trumann; 10 grandchildren; four step grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and special friend, Bea Crowell of Trumann.
Funeral services were Tuesday, Dec. 14 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann with Rev. Tommy Jordan and Rev. Hershel Motes officiating. Burial followed in Marked Tree Cemetery.
Nellie Muriel Johnson
Nellie Muriel Johnson, 87, of Trumann, formerly of Lepanto, died Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 at Trumann Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trumann.
Sonya Deanne Mott
Sonya Deanne Mott, 27, of Trumann passed away on Dec. 1, 2004 from injuries received in an auto accident on Hwy 63 in Trumann.
She was born in Jonesboro and had lived most of her lifetime in Trumann. She was a 1996 graduate of Trumann High School, a legal secretary and member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church.
She is survived by her fiancÚ, James Elvie Henley of Jonesboro; her parents, Bobby and Pam Shelton Watts Mott of Trumann; three brothers, Kevin Mott of Jonesboro, Chad Mott of Trumann and Clint Mott Douglas of Ravenden; one sister, Lisa Lynn Mott and one sister-in-law, Jamie Mott of Jonesboro.
Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 6, 2004 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Sister Shelby Shelton officiating. Burial followed in Old Harrisburg Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Kevin Mott, Chad Mott, Elvie Henley, John Henley, Ron Stockton and Eddie Lapiro.
Cady Jordan McNamara
Cady Jordan McNamara, 15, of Jonesboro died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004 at Jonesboro.
She was a sophomore student at Jonesboro High School, where she was active in Key Club, Spanish Club, Art Club and Fellowship of Christian Students. She attended Cornerstone United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her mother, Terri McNamara of the home; one brother, Brandon Smith of Bentonville, formerly of Trumann; her maternal grandmother, Jean McNamara of Jonesboro; and her maternal grandfather, Larry McNamara of Jonesboro.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2004 at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tommy Toombs officiating. Burial followed in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
The sophomore class of Jonesboro High School served as honorary pallbearers.
Carol Mae Lackey
Carol Mae Lackey, 83, of Trumann died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004 at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Born in Cairo, Ill., she lived in Trumann for the past 63 years. A former employee of the Singer Co. in Trumann, she was a member of First United Methodist Church in Trumann, a former member of the United Methodist Women, church financial secretary and Sunday school teacher. She was a charter member of Century Arts and Civic Club.
Survivors include one brother, James L. Lackey of Trumann.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and one brother.
Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 3, 2004 at First United Methodist Church in Trumann, with the Rev. Jim Thresher officiating. Burial follwed in Oaklawn Cemetery at Jonesboro.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.
Dennis Ray Guthrie
Dennis Ray Guthrie, 45, of Trumann died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Born in Harrisburg, he had lived most of his life in Trumann, was a self-employed heating and air serviceman and a member of Parkview Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Bracken Guthrie of the home; two daughters, Nikki Guthrie of Cabot and Brittany Guthrie of the home; a stepson, Jimmy Gulley of Brookland; his mother, Juanita Guthrie of Trumann; a sister, Lisa Ivy of Lakeland, Fla.; a brother, Ronnie Guthrie of Trumann; and three grandchildren, Austin Smith, Courtney Smith and Ashlynn Smith.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Guthrie.
Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with the Rev. Jack Bearden and the Rev. Bill Maxwell officiating. Burial followed in Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Rod Bracken, Tim Bracken, Hank Bracken, Patrick Wheeley, Ray Garner and Derek Guthrie.
Dorothy Maybell Kilgore
Dorothy Maybell Kilgore, 69, of Trumann died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004 in Monticello.
Born in Walnut, Miss., she was a homemaker and member of Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Trumann.
Survivors include her husband, Willie Kilgore of Trumann; one daughter, Dottie Joe Trantham of Monticello; two sons, Roy Kilgore and James Kilgore, both of Trumann; one sister, Faye Mack of Trumann; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Danny Jo Kilgore and David Wayne Kilgore.
Funeral services were Friday, Dec. 3, 2004 at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, with James Veal officiating. Burial was in Marked Tree Cemetery.