Barbara Jean Henry
Barbara Jean Henry, 71, of Walnut Ridge, died May 26, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Barbara Jean Henry was born Sept. 24, 1932, in Alicia. She was a homemaker and was a friend and servant to all who knew her. She was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ. She devoted her life to her Lord, her family, and many in this community in their time of need. She worked her whole life for this moment when she would receive her heavenly reward.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Tina Lynn; a son, Jake E. Henry Jr.; and her parents, John and Anna Belle Stephens Riddle.
She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Jake Henry Sr., of the home; one son and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Collece Henry of Walnut Ridge; one daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Daniel Dobbs of West Monroe, La.; grandchildren, Johnathan, Debra and Matthew Dobbs, and Aqualah and Amanda Henry; two precious great-grandkids, Celeste and Jacob Dobbs; one sister � a dear friend � Libby Weir and her family of Hernando, Miss.
Funeral was Saturday at 2 p.m. at Main Street Church of Christ with John Paul Morgan and Johnathan Dobbs officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Johnathan Dobbs, Matthew Dobbs, Simon Weir III, Michael Johnson, Franklin Mac Williams and Jim Ed House. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Sebastian Spades and Robert Rice.
Mae Hooten, 92, of Walnut Ridge, died May 26, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Born in the Eaton area, she was the daughter of Frank and Ara Richey. A homemaker, she lived in the Lynn area most of her life and was a member of the Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Hooten, in 1993; five brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include a son, Billy Hooten, Walnut Ridge; a daughter, Jessie Ellen Hughes, Memphis; three sisters, Elizabeth Wiggins, Independence, Mo., Winnie Nichols, Ventura, Calif., and Ora Davis, Jonesboro; a brother, Roy Richey, Sterling, Ill.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the House-Gregg Chapel with J.P. Morgan officiating. Burial was in Old Lebanon Cemetery near Lynn under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were J.W. Richey, Jerry Richey, Wayne Richey, Randy Yarbro, David Penn and Don Bellcock.
Gladys G. Johnson
Gladys G. Johnson, 83, of Walnut Ridge, died May 25, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Born in the Oak Hill community, she was the daughter of Henry and Grace Cline. She lived in Lawrence County all her life and was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ezra Johnson, in 1987; and a brother, Thomas Cline.
Survivors include a daughter, Betty McCain, Jacksonville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Saturday at 10 a.m. at the House-Gregg Chapel with Ted Shields officiating. Burial was in Manning Cemetery #1 under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Cline, Preston Cline, Ralph Cline, Hilton Cline, Jessie Cline and Wesley Walker. Honorary pallbearers were Charles Castille and Clinton McElrath.
Charles Jefferson Manning
Charles Jefferson Manning, 72, of Maynard, died May 28, 2004, at Randolph County Medical Center in Pocahontas.
Born Oct. 14, 1931, in Walnut Ridge, he was a retired maintenance foreman for Waterloo Industries.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jeff and Cordia Rushin Manning; and a brother.
Survivors include his wife, Betty J. Prescott Manning; two daughters, Melissa Tribble and Angela Blair, both of Pocahontas; two sons, Dennis Manning and Billy Manning, both of Pocahontas; a stepdaughter, Pam Hutcherson, West Memphis; a stepson, Chris Grigsby; four sisters, Ellen Smelser and Mildred Perry, both of Rockford, Ill., Martha Statler, Kennett, Mo., and Brenda Bogard, Cleburne, Mo.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Monday at 2 p.m. at Higginbotham Chapel. Burial was in Manning Cemetery #2 near Walnut Ridge under the direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service.
John Ross, 78, of Hoxie, died May 31, 2004, at Baptist Memorial East in Memphis.
Born Sept. 3, 1925, in the Joplin community, he was the son of Mark and Fronia Neal Ross. He lived in the Hoxie area most of his life and was of the Pentecostal faith.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Lillie Moore and Josephine Peters; a brother, Harold Ross; and two grandsons, Nathan Wilson and Clinton John Ross.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Katherene Forsythe Ross; three sons, John L. Ross, San Antonio, Texas, Jackie Ross, Paragould, and Ron Ross, Jonesboro; two daughters, Jewel Wilson, Jonesboro, and Betsy Bennett, Springdale; 13 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral is Thursday at 2 p.m. in the House-Gregg Chapel with Rev. David Strait and Ricky Anglin officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will by Vernon Moore, John Moore, Donnie Roberts, Greg Miles, Wesley Gates and Leslie Gates. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Foster, Kenneth Quarry, Tommy Moore and Faris Paxton.
Visitation is this evening from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Jimmy L. Skimahorn
Jimmy L. Skimahorn, 45, of Sauk Village, Ill., died May 23, 2004, at his home, following a lengthy illness.
Born June 24, 1958, he was a native of Lawrence County.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Wyllie Skimahorn; his mother, Ruth Bates, Portland, Ind.; and a sister, Carolyn Erb, Cedar Lake, Ind.
Funeral was May 26 at 10 a.m. at the Smits Funeral Homes-Steger Memorial Chapel in Steger, Ill., with Barry Lee officiating. Burial was in Momence Cemetery at Momence, Ill.
Mary Imogene Walker
Mary Imogene Walker, 70, of Mountain Home, died May 24, 2004, at her home.
Born in Walnut Ridge, she was a caterer and a member of the Mountain Home Assembly of God.
She was preceded in death by her father, William Fry.
Survivors include her husband, Edward "Hink" Walker; two sons, David Walker, Libertyville, Ill., and Steven Walker, Fort Wayne, Ind.; her mother, Rhoda Skiepkowski, Mountain Home; a brother, Ted Fry, Hodgkins, Ill.; a sister, Shelby Morris, Mountain Home; and four grandchildren.
Funeral was Friday at 10 a.m. at the Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home chapel in Mountain Home with Doyle Davis and Revs. Mike Howell and Steve Walker officiating. Burial was in Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Kyle Walker, Matthew Walker, Daniel Walker, Tim Walker, Bruce Morris and Keith Morris. Picky Warner and Jim Griffin served as honorary pallbearers.