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Cordie Lee Miller Thomas Dow


Leachville- Cordie Lee Miller Thomas Dow, 89, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2009.

She was born August 3, 1920 in Knoble to the late Dave and Lillie Miller and was a lifelong resident of Leachville.

She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Filo Thomas and her second husband, Burl Dow; three sons, Larry, Jack and George; four daughters, Tootsie, Bug, Anna Mae and Linda.

Mrs. Dow is survived by three sisters, Essy Mae,…

Donald Ray Payton


Jonesboro – Donald Ray Payton, 64, passed away Friday, November 13, 2009 at St. Bernards Medical Center.

He was born August 20, 1945 in Jonesboro and was an electrical technician.

Survivors include his wife, Lois Rene Payton of the home; his mother, Mary Calkin Payton of Jonesboro; a son, Darren Payton of Lake City; two daughters, Jamie Lynn Payton of Imboden, Jennifer Wiley and special friend Darling of Fayetteville; four grandchildren,…

William “Buck” Overall

Lake City – William “Buck” Overall, 82, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Skill Care Nursing Home in Jonesboro.

He was born May 19, 1927 in Lake City to the late R.E. and Rebecca Overall. He was a farmer and of the Baptist belief. Mr. Overall served his country proudly during World War II in the United States Army from 1945 until 1947.

Survivors include two sisters, Lois Endicott and husband, Rev. G. W. of Jonesboro and…

Kimberly Renee’ Gibson Smith

Jonesboro – Kimberly Gibson Smith, 48, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at Saline Memorial Hospital.

She was born February 14, 1961 in Jonesboro. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Carolina in Fayetteville with a B. S. in Criminal Justice and Zoology. She was a member of the Central Baptist Church and Fraternal Order of Police. She loved photography and the beach. She was strong willed, resilient, heart of…

Pearly Louise Johnson

Caraway- Pearly Johnson, 84, died Tuesday, November 10, 2009 in Germantown, Tennessee.

She was born April 29, 1925 in Black Oak to the late Willie and Cora Ray. She was a homemaker and a member of the Caraway Church of Christ.

Surviving are a son, Michael Johnson of Collierville, TN; a daughter, Brenda Copeland of Mission, Texas; a sister, Lenora Johnson; four grandchildren, Brad Copeland, Debra Johnson, Heather Johnson Artiles and Tara…

Vera King

Jonesboro – Vera Madeline King, 87, she went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 9, 2009 at St. Bernards Medical Center.

She was born January 17, 1922 in Lunsford to the late Lonnie and Sallie McGuffin. She was a homemaker and former employee of Pardew’s Department Store in Nettleton and was a member of the Nettleton United Methodist Church. She was active in the United Methodist Women’s Group and loved to spend time with her…

Maresa A Nail

Lake City – Maresa Ann Nail, 28, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2009 at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital.

She was born October 6, 1981 in Paragould. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Lake City.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Nail of the home; four daughters, Bethany Nail, Gracie Nail, Emily Nail and Madalyn Nail; her mother and step-dad, Doris Sharp May and Ephrain both of Cave City; her dad and step…

Patricia Atkins Williams

Jonesboro-Mrs. Patricia Ann Williams, 71, passed away early Sunday, November 8, 2009, at Skill Care Nursing Home.

She was born on April 7, 1938 at Paragould to the late Thomas and Juanita Wallace Akins. She was a graduate of Monette High School and lived most of her life in Jonesboro, was a retired sales associate with J. C. Penney and member of the Bowman Baptist Church. She loved to read and was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother…

Dollie Frasure


Caraway – Dollie Rasdon Frasure, 92, passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at Craighead Nursing Center.

She was born July 8, 1917 in Black Oak to the late Bill and Birdie Dowdy Rasdon. She was a member of the Caraway Church of Christ.

Survivors include a son and his wife, Gary and Patsy Frasure of Jonesboro; a daughter and her husband, Loretta and Bearl Brooks of Las Vegas, Nevada; four grandchildren, Denise Flemon of Jonesboro, Angie…

L. Etola Burris


Jonesboro-L. Etola Burris, 89, passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center.

Mrs. Burris was a lifetime resident of Craighead County and owned and ran Burris School for Children, a private daycare center and kindergarten, for over 25 years. Mrs. Burris was a member of Jonesboro Christian Church and after her retirement, worked as a volunteer for St. Bernard’s Medical Center. She was married to Fredrick Leon…

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