Ellis R. Dobbins
Ellis R. Dobbins, 77, of Trumann passed away June 20, 2004 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center of natural causes.
He was born in Alabama and had lived most of his life in Trumann. He was a retired factory worker, veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Lucy Cox and his parents Walter Edgar and Mattie Lee Stevens Dobbins.
He is survived by one sister, Opal Pippinger of Trumann and two brothers, Sam Dobbins of Harrisburg and Leroy Dobbins of Trumann.
Funeral services were Saturday, July 3 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Kenny Guy McMahan officiating. Burial followed at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Bill Lyles, James Edward Dobbins, Jimmy Dobbins, Robert Pippinger, Doty Reed and Robert Holt. Honorary pallbearers were J.W. Dobbins, Jerry Pippinger, Ricky Dobbins and Adon Cox.
Fred C. "Buck" Stacy
Fred C. "Buck" Stacy, 71, of Trumann passed away on July 4, 2004 at the family residence in Trumann of natural causes.
Geneva Faye Gilbert
Geneva Faye Gilbert, 55, of Jonesboro died Tuesday, June 29, 2004 at her residence.
She was born in Dyess and had lives in Bay before moving to Jonesboro 14 years ago. She had worked at Demo's BBQ and was of the Baptist belief.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Sweeney and her mother Cybil Fondron Sweeney.
She is survived by her husband, Donny Gilbert of the home; three sons, Scotty Hellums of Pontotoc, Mx., Daniel Hellums of Trumann and Michael Hellums of Dyess; one brother, Buddy Sweeney of Kennett, Mo.; one sister, Barbara Sutton of Lahoma, Ok. and six grandchildren, Scott Allen Hellums, Darren Hellums, Sabra Hellums, Amber Hellums, Michael Hellums and Blake Hellums.
Funeral services were Friday, July 2 in the Emerson Memorial Chapel with Bro. Larry Merrell officiating.
Burial followed in the Pine Hill Cemetery under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
Pallbearers were Melton Byerly, Scotty Hellums, Larry Gilbert, Bob Ryan, Darren Hellums and Randy Seale.
Hazel Jewell Dycus
Hazel Jewell Dycus, 93, of Trumann passed away Thursday, July 1, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes.
She was born in Bay and had lived most of her life in Trumann. She was a housewife and member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Trumann.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Houston Herb Dycus; one daughter; two sons; three sisters; two brothers and her parents, Izza Ruth and Fronia Haddock Upton.
She is survived by three daughters, Wilma Lancaster of Westland, Mich., Betty Branch and Carolyn Fletcher of Trumann; one son, Melvin Dycus of Trumann; one brother, Roy Upton of Jonesboro; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services were Saturday, July 3 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann with Rev. Paul Vincent, Rev. Bill Maxwell and Rev. Murray Ray officiating.
Pallbearers were Dale Teague, Calvin Rutherford, Buddy Helton, Donnie Smith, Charley Hicks and Gary May.
Ray B. Cunningham
Ray B. Cunningham, 78, of Harrisburg died Sunday, June 27, 2004 at Regional Medical Center of NEA.
Born at Camp, he lived in the Harrisburg and Trumann areas most of his life and was an Army veteran. He had been a maintenance technician for the Singer Co. and was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include three sons, Gary Cunningham and Jerry Cunningham, both of Harrisburg, and James Cunningham of Bay; two sisters, Ruby Propes of Jonesboro and Imogene Muse of Trumann; and three grandchildren, Wesley Cunningham and Wade Cunningham, both of Trumann, and Angela Taylor of Harrisburg.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Ann Cunningham; his parents, Grover Cleveland and Myrtel May Kirby Cunningham; one brother; and one sister.
Funeral services were Wednesday, June 20 in the chapel of Gregg Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with Gary Brown officiating. Burial followed in Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg.
Active pallbearers were Chall Hill, Odell Everhart, Ronnie Everhart, Bill Hickman, Buddy Cox and Gerald Benson.
Lowell Brooks and Delbert Loggins served as honorary pallbearers.
Barbara Ann Guin
Barbara Ann Guin, 60, of Trumann passed away July 19, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes.
She was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo and had lived in Trumann since 1975 and was formerly of St. Louis, Mo. She was retired from Parker Hannifin and a member of the First Assembly of God in Trumann.
She was preceded in death by three brother and her parents, Holland James and Ola May James Fields.
She is survived by her husband, Harold Wayne Guin of the home, one daughter, Barbara Renee Montemayor of Paragould; one son, Paul Wayne Guin of Millington, Tenn.; three brothers, Elvon Fields of St. Louis, Mo. and Winford Fields and Willard Fields both of Missouri and one granddaughter, Krystal Montemayor of Paragould.
Funeral services were Wednesday, July 21 at the First Assembly of God Church in Trumann with Rev. Kenneth Doke officiating. Burial followed in Potters Memorial Cemetery in Lepanto.
Ethel Brewer Faulkenberry
Ethel Brewer Faulkenberry, 93, of Bay died Sunday, July 18, 2004 at Rose Care Center of Trumann.
Born in Tennessee, she had been the owner and operator of Jewell's Service Station and Cafe at Bowman. She was a member of Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Elvis Findley of Bay; one brother, O.B. Brewer of Watervliet, Mich.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Alton Findley, and her second husband, Jewell Faulkenberry.
Funeral services were Wednesday, July 21 at Roller-Farmers Union Chapel of Jonesboro, with Carl Anders officiating. Burial followed in Nettleton Cemetery.
Pallbearers includde Lewis Beyersdof, A.B. Scott, Donnie Scott, James Ingram, Ricky Scott and Woodrow Coleman.
Marie Davidson Young
Marie Davidson Young, 83, of Jonesboro passed away Friday, July 16, 2004 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro.
She was born in Imboden and had lived at Payneway for many years before moving to Jonesboro in the early 1990's. She worked at Singer for several years and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Jonesboro.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Preston Young and one son, Clinton Eugene Davidson.
She is survived by one son, Robert H. Davidson of Jonesboro; four daughters, Phyllis Marie Muniz of Phoenix, Ariz., Leviathan Cotton and Carolyn Cotton, both of Hot Springs and Teresa A. Davidson-Packard of St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers, Bob Benson of Memphis and Carl Lee Benson of St. Louis; one sister, Tracy Phillips of Memphis; 20 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were Tuesday, July 20 at First Assembly of God Church in Jonesboro with Rev. Mike Glover, Rev. Carl Anderson and Rev. Terry Watson officiating.
Burial followed in Harrisburg memorial Park with Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers included Stan Watson, Jeff Watson, Darren Davidson, Scotty Collins, Colby Cotton and Shane Cotton.