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Poinsett County, Arkansas Obituary Collection - 2

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Date: Sunday, 16 May 2010, at 1:00 a.m.

Mae Shelton
Mae Shelton, 86, of Trumann died Monday, May 5, 2003, at the Lakeside nursing home in Lake City.
She was born in Missouri on Jan. 20, 1917. She was of the Pentecostal faith and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by one son, Floyd Cato and was the widow of Richard Shelton.
She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Waterford of Trumann and Linda Adams of Springdale; one son, Sylvester Cato of Trumann; one brother, Otis Brown of White Cloud, Mich.; 17 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were Tuesday, May 6, at Potter Memorial Cemetery. Ervin Stout and Lloyd Rhoads officiated the ceremony. Pallbearers were Phillip Stout, Eddie Stout, Gary Stout, Chris Turner and Brad Dye.

Billy Tippitt
Billy Joe Tippitt, 62, died May 10, 2003, at the family residence in Jonesboro of natural causes.
He was born in Trumann and had lived in Jonesboro for the past 12 years and was formerly of Texas. He was a retired truck driver for Action Manufacturing, a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Vietnam War and was of the Pentecostal faith. He was preceded in death by one brother and was the son of the late Alvin Dickie and Tisha Purnell Mitchell Tippitt.
The funeral was May 13 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Sister Shelby Shelton officiating the ceremony. Place of burial was at Pine Hill Cemetery in Jonesboro. Pallbearers were Kenny, Robert, Ricky, Tim and Keith Tippitt and Larry King. Visitation was May 12.

Mildred Marie Grant
Mildred Marie Grant, 59, of Savannah, Tenn., formerly of Turrell, Ark., retired cook for Ingram Barge Lines, died Thursday, November 15, 2001, at her home. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Tyronza First Baptist Church with burial in Tyronza Cemetery. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Memphis has charge.
She was a Baptist, the widow of Robert A. Grant, and leaves two daughters, Elizabeth Grant and Cybill Marie Grant, both of Savannah; two sons, Billie Newt Grant of Elizabethtown, N. C., and Robert Alton Grant Jr. of Tyronza; five sisters Mary Duncan of Tyronza, Jane Brown of Byhalia, Miss., Betty Green of Marked Tree, Mary Byrd of Lacroix, LA. and Gladys Byrd of Eugene, Ore.; three brothers, Van Woolsley of Tyronza, James Floyd White of Shiloh, Tenn. and Johnny Byrd of Byhalia, and eight grandchildren.

Leona Garrett
Leona Garrett, 95, formerly of Trumann died at the Knapp Hospital in Weslaco, Tex. on Sept. 21.
She was married to H.A. (DOC) Garrett who was the second baby born in Trumann (formerly Mosher). She is survived by two sons Charles Garrett of Hot Springs and Warren Garrett of Weslaco,Tex.; one brother Joe Amerhine of Cape Giraderau, MO; several nephews and four grandchildren,
Graveside Services will be held in Chaffee, MO. please consider the Alzheimer Research Foundation for lasting memorial.

Larry Phillips
Larry Dale Phillips, 54, died April 24, 2003, at his home in Shelton, Wash.
He was born July 16, 1948, in Jonesboro to Larry and Mary (Turner) Phillips. He married Lynn (North) Phillips on Jan. 1, 1991. He was preceded in death by one brother, Dewey L. Phillips, in 1980.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn North Phillips of Shelton; one brother, James Phillips of Sacramento, Calif.; one sister, Brenda Alley of Elk Grove, Calif. and his beloved dogs, Bisquit and Jake.
The funeral service was at Hope Chapel in Shelton on Tuesday, April 29.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Adopt A Pet, P.O. Box 1594, Shelton, Washington, 98584.

Danny France Johnson
Danny France Johnson, 50 of Lepanto died November 17, 2001 at St. Bernard's Hospital, Jonesboro. He was a painter, was of the Pentecostal faith, and was a U. S. Army Veteran.
His father, Chester Johnson and a sister Nancy Johnson preceded him in death. He leaves his wife Dora Johnson of Lepanto, Mother Kelly Watt of Marked Tree, three sons, David Collins, Chris Richmond both of Lepanto and Danny Johnson of Russellville; four daughters, Patty Roach of Lepanto, Nancy Johnson and Carolyn Johnson both of Belle Glade, Florida, and Kathy Johnson of Sardis, Miss.; two sisters, Paulette Pentaccet of Caraway, and Brenda White of Williamsburg, Virginia; two brothers, Larry Johnson of Flag Staff, Arizona and Tommy Johnson of Lepanto, and six grandchildren.
The funeral was November 20, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. at the Revival Center in Lepanto, with Bro. Kenneth Bass officiating. Burial was in Potter Cemetery, visitation was November 19 from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Wilson Funeral Home had charge of the services.

Junior Dale Woodard
Junior Dale Woodard, 45, of Trumann died Sept. 25 in Kenner, La. of natural causes.
He was born in and a lifetime resident of Trumann. He was a mail carrier for the Mail Carriers of America, a veteran of the U.S. Army, an ordained minister and member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Trumann.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Raven and Molly Woodard and Herman and Emma Wilson.
He is survived by Debra Pauline Woodard of the home; two daughters, Alicia May Woodard of Flippin and Ashley Dawn Woodard of the home; his parents, R.A. and Alberta Lucille Woodard of Trumann; two sisters, Alberta Jean Richardson and Betty Jean Lee both of Trumann; one brother, Terry Elmer Woodard and three grandchildren.
Visitation was Sunday, Sept. 29 at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. Funeral services were Monday, Sept. 30 at the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Trumann with Sister Shelby Shelton and Rev. Kenny Green officiating. Burial followed at Holly Springs Cemetery in Harrisburg.
Pallbearers were Marty Taber, Michael Taber, Jackie Taber, Terry Bandy, Steven Johansen, Mitchell Grant, Joey Wilson and Greg Wilson.

Ida Carman
Ida Othel Carman, 87, of Berwyn, Ill., died March 26, 2003, at the Victoria Manor Nursing Center in LeGrange, Ill. of natural causes.
She was born in Walnut Ridge and had lived in Berwyn for the past 23 years. She was formerly of Pocahontas. She was a homemaker and of the Church of Christ faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Carman in 1993; one son, Jimmie Carl Carman; her foster parents, Sam and Clyde Sisco and her parents, John T. and Ida L. Tillman Raglin.
She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Kay Janecek of Berwyn and Carolyn Marsala of Plainfield, Ill.; one brother, Bud Raglin of Marion, Ill.; one half-sister, Lucille Gipson of Pocahontas; one half-brother, Roy Raglin of Pocahontas; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Graveside service was Saturday at Nettleton Cemetery in Jonesboro with Joe Spangler officiating. Visitation was held that morning at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.

Loda Hollihan
Loda Beatric Hollihan, 83, of Bay, died May 7, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes.
She was born in Trumann and had lived most of her lifetime in the Bay and Truman area. She was a housewife and a member of the Viva Drive Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond D. Hollihan in 1994, one great-grandson, one sister, two brothers and was the daughter of the late William T. and Ollie Watkins Fain.
She is survived by four sons, Dalton Ray Hollihan of Alexander, Lloyd H. Hollihan of Columbus, Ind., Jerry E. Hollihan of Trumann and Dennis M. Hollihan of Bay; one sister, Muriel Smith of Jackson, Miss.; one brother, David Fain of Florida; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral was May 10 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Joe Spangler and Bill Willard officiating. Place of burial was at Herman Cemetery in Jonesboro. Pallbearers were James Evans, Calvin Rutherford, Bill Gibbs, Jason Hollihan, Larry Madden and Dr. Kemp Childs.

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