James J. Pace
James J. Pace, 78, of Arnold, Mo., died Dec. 13, 2006, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis.
Born Aug. 8, 1928, at Calvin Crossing in Lawrence County, he was the son of Floyd and Mable Vinson Pace. He was a construction worker and a member of the ROC Ministries.
Survivors include his wife, Geraldine "Jo" Pace; sons, James R. Pace and Joseph Lynn Pace, both St. Louis, and J. Dan Pace, South Carolina; three sisters, Mozelle Williams, Festus, Mo., Jenny Phillips, Walnut Ridge, and Jodell Smith, San Diego; four brothers, Bob Pace and Edward Pace, both of Walnut Ridge, and Wendell Pace and Freddie Pace, both of St. Louis; and four grandchildren, Deanna McGuire, Kelly Pace, Jason Pace and Sarah Pace.
Funeral was Saturday, Dec. 16, at Bryan Chapel with Rev. David Pitts officiating. Burial was in Lawrence Memorial Park under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Bob Pace, Edward Pace, Wendell Pace, Freddie Pace, Morris Phillips and Chris Pace.
Allen Dale Robins
Allen Dale Robins of Austin, Texas, died Dec. 23, 2006.
He was born Feb. 22, 1962, in St. Charles, Mo.
Survivors include his wife, Michelle Robins; two sons, Justin Allen Robins and Brandon Michael Robins; his father, Joe Robins, Strawberry; two sisters, Pam Jessup, Shepherd, Texas, and Tonya Godden, Omaha, Neb.; and three brothers, Edward Robins, Las Vegas, Bryan Robins, Strawberry, and Chris Patterson, Omaha, Neb.
Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Church of Glad Tidings in Austin, Texas.
Linda Riley Rogers
Linda Riley Rogers, 57, of Walnut Ridge, died Dec. 20, 2006, at her home.
She was a homemaker and had lived most of her life in the Walnut Ridge area.
She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Riley.
Survivors include her husband, Ray Rogers; three daughters, Nicole Rogers, of the home, Tammie Martin, West Memphis, and Kristi Smith, Pocahontas; a son, Bert Land Jr., Maynard; her mother, Sarah McLendon Hernandez, Columbus, Ga.; two sisters, Pat Young and Ana Little; two brothers, Robert Riley and Lee Riley; three half-brothers; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral was Friday at 10 a.m. at the House-Gregg Funeral Home in Walnut Ridge. Burial was in Bellah Cemetery near Ravenden Springs.
Pallbearers were Bert Land Jr., Patrick Smith, Terrance Walton, James Johnson, Donald Atkinson and Bill Land Jr.
Ronnie Edward Rowland
Ronnie Edward Rowland, 60, of Black Rock, died Dec. 23, 2006, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro.
He lived in Paragould before moving to Black Rock. He was a self-employed truck driver and an Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Lynne Mullen Rowland; three sons, Darren Rowland, Sean Rowland and Greg Rowland, all of Missouri; a stepson, Jeremy Beary, Powhatan; a stepdaughter, Jenny Dollins, Datto; his parents, Onis and Minnie Rowland, Paragould; a brother, Donnie Rowland, Beech Grove; three sisters, Kathy Forsythe, Nevada, Joan Jones and June Shultz, both of Walnut Ridge, and 12 grandchildren.
Funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at New Life Full Gospel Church at Black Rock with Wayne Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery in Paragould under the direction of House-Gregg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be nephews, Josh Jones, Rusty Schultz, Todd Rowland, Joey Stanfill, Billy Mullen and Brandon Pseffer.
Martha Lucille Shoe
Martha Lucille Shoe, 79, of Pocahontas, died Dec. 20, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was the owner of Shoe's Grocery in Delaplaine.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Ben Shoe.
Survivors include five sons, Alvin Shoe, Bob Shoe and Warren Shoe, all of Delaplaine; William Shoe, Walnut Ridge, and Ronnie Shoe, O'Kean; a daughter, Lisa Ann Kincade, Maynard; three sisters, Gladys Garner and Elizabeth Williams, both of Pocahontas, and Ethel Gillian, Peach Orchard; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral was Saturday at 10 a.m. at McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas.
Pauline Simmons, 90, of Jonesboro, formerly of Hoxie, died Dec. 25, 2006, at St. Bernards in Jonesboro.
Born April 7, 1916, at Peach Orchard, she was the daughter of Jack and Tennie Christian. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie "Bill" Simmons, on Aug. 8, 1987, whom she married July 25, 1931; a daughter, Mildrene Simmons; and a son, Billy Simmons.
Survivors include two daughters, June Semonds, Brinkley, and Joanner Noble, Hoxie; four sons, Kenneth Simmons, Judsonia, Roy Simmons, Alexander, Leonard Simmons, Hoxie, and Guy Otis Simmons, Wabbaseka; 22 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be Thursday at 10 a.m. at Bryan Chapel with Bro. Samuel Spurlock officiating. Burial will be in Strangers Home Cemetery under the direction of Bryan Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Randy Moore, Danny Osmond, Willie Simmons, Eddie Adamson, Jimmy Simmons and Rickey Simmons. Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Simmons and Jerry Baker.
Visitation will be this evening at the funeral home from 6-8 p.m.