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Harold Ray McMasters

mcmaster, haroldTrumann- Harold Ray McMasters, 80, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at St. Bernards Medical Center.

 He was born March 31, 1934 in Lunsford to the late Boyd and Cora Massey McMasters. He retired from Lincoln Manufacturing and attended Trumann Revival Center. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather who loved his LORD, family and baseball.

 He is survived by his wife, Patsy McMasters; his children, Kathy Pratt (Harlan) and Pam Baine all of Huntsville, AL and Steve McMasters of Bay; a sister, Lula McMasters of Bay; five grandchildren-  Jessica Chaffin (Andy), Jay Pratt, Patrick Baine, Derek McMasters and Kyle McMasters; three great-grandchildren, Raegan McMasters, Mia McMasters and Bryce Chaffin.

 He was also preceded in death by ten brothers and sisters.

 A celebration of his life will be 2:00 pm. Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home with Frankie Hardwick and Jimmy McMasters officiating. Burial will follow at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery.

 Family will receive friends from noon until time of service at the funeral home at 300 W. Matthews Ave in Jonesboro.

 Lasting memorials may be sent to Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House.

 

Alberta Rogers Daniel

JONESBORO — Alberta Rogers Daniel, 89, passed peacefully away Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House.

 She was born July 28, 1924, in Delphos, Ohio, to the late William Frank Sherley and Dora Ann Cotterel Sherley. She was a member of the Black Water Baptist Church near Manila and enjoyed watching church on TV.

She retired from Angled Shirt Factory in Manila and had worked in a garment factory in Blytheville. Mrs. Daniel enjoyed gardening, sewing, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. Her granddaughter, Kathy Jacks, was her caregiver for two years before she went into the nursing home.

She is survived by two sons and their wives, William “Bill” and Lucetra Summitt Jr. of Horseshoe Bend and Odis and Pat Rogers of Palmetto, Fla.; daughter, Frances McLamore of Lawton, Mich.; a brother and his wife, Charles and Virginia Sherley of Sulphur Rock; 24 grandchildren, William Summitt III, Gene Summitt, Amy Crockett, Kathy Jacks, Glen Summitt, Donnie Summitt, Rose Summitt, Garry Summitt, Elizabeth Jones, Christal Clark, Vincent Rogers, Ronnie Rogers, Randy Rogers, Donna Alm, Carol Beasly, Kim Beasly, Steven Beasly, Charlotte Mixon, Diane Bunch, Teresa Metcalf, Wayne Metcalf, Wanita Metcalf, Mary Horton and Karen Standlee; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Milton Rogers and Leo Daniel; two daughters, Lilly Metcalf and Merle McCabe; grandson, Allen Metcalf; three sisters, Jane Robinson, Rose Rutan and Audrey Peterson; and brother, George Sherley.

A celebration of her life will be 2 p.m. Friday at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Old Enterprise Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home, 300 W. Matthews Ave.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are Jimmy Woodard, Kris Lamb, Jared Jacks, Elmo Stevens, Josh Scroggins, Garry Summitt and David Willis. Honorary pallbearers will be the doctors and staff of St. Bernards Total Life Health Care.

Lasting memorials may be sent to Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Glencoe or Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House.

Glenna Berry

Jonesboro- Glenna Berry, 80, passed from this life on Monday, March 31, 2014.

She was born July 23, 1933 in Poughkeepsie to the late Glenn and Sylvia Campbell.  Glenna and her late husband of 56 years, Thurlo Berry, were retired owners of the Tupperware distributorship in Jackson, Mississippi: Delta Party Sales.  After retiring in 1992, Glenna and Thurlo returned “home” to Arkansas, residing in Jonesboro.   Glenna was an active member of the Southwest Church of Christ, the Craighead County Book Club, the Geneaology Society of Craighead County Arkansas, the Sharp County Historical Society, the Daughters of the American Revolution, volunteered with the Craighead County Friends of the Library, and many other social and charitable organizations.  Glenna was the author of a geneaological history of the Campbell family pioneers of Arkansas, and she traveled the state giving many entertaining and information speeches on how to document and deliver family stories and histories.  Glenna was also a member of the Loose Threads Quilt Club and made many beautiful quilts for family as well as for charitable donations. 
Glenna is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Becky and Ernest Anaya of Atlanta, GA and Ann and Terry Perkins of Jackson, Mississippi; a grandson, Thurlo Timothy Berry of the home; a great-grandson, Thurlo Aidan Berry of Atlanta; four sisters and their husbands, Jan and Tom Phillips of Wilmington NC, Rita and Johnny Murph of Dallas, Texas, Mary Frances and Gary Wallace of Dallas, Donna Sue and Bob Zinn of Wichita, Kansas; a brother, Roland and Phyllis Campbell; brother-in-law, Tommy and wife Beautonne Berry of Dallas and sister-in-law, Carolyn Sockwell of Jonesboro.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thurlo Buddy Berry Jr. and a
grandson, Jonathan Philip Perkins.

A celebration of her life will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014 at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home Chapel with Jimmy Adcox officiating.  Burial to follow at Monette Memorial Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Thursday April 3 at Gregg-Langford
Bookout Funeral Home, 300 W. Matthews Ave.

Glenna will be remembered for her loving generosity, devoted friendship, and dedicated Christian faith.  Do not say that we “lost” Glenna, because “Christ in her and Christ in me, together we will always be.” 

Honored to serve as pallbearers, Tim Berry, Jaxon Sockwell, Phil Burton, Steve Horton, Stephen Long, and Jon Nobles.

 

Charles Wayne Wilkins

Bono- Charles Wayne Wilkins, 73, gone to be with the LORD, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

 He was born August 19, 1940 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Ray and Vera Wilkins. Mr. Wilkins worked at Kelly’s IGA and retired from Walmart as a meat cutter.

 He is survived by his wife, Glenda Wilkins of the home; his children, David Wilkins and wife Mary of Cordova, Tenn, Terri Renken and husband Tim of Belton, Missouri and Robert Wade Wilkins of Bono; two brothers and their wives, Dennis and Elizabeth Wilkins of Panama City Beach, Fla and Norman and Barbara Wilkins of Pontiac, Michigan; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

 A graveside service to celebrate his life will be 10:00 am, Friday, April 4, 2014 at Herman Cemetery with Rev. Leroy Franks officiating under the direction of Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home.

 There will be no visitation.

 In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House.

 

 

Loretta Hansen Bowlin

Paragould- Loretta Hansen Bowlin, 72, formerly of Jonesboro passed away Monday, March 24, 2014.

 Mrs. Loretta was born December 14, 1941 to the late Lee and Notra Amos Foster. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

 She is survived by three grandchildren, Jimmy Doyle Hansen of Paragould, Kimberlie Renea Hansen of Alexandria, VA and Andrew Kyle Hansen of Paragould; a brother, Larry Foster of Jonesboro.

 She was also preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Ray Hansen; her son, Harry Houston Hansen: a sister, Jewanda Bond.

 A graveside service will be 1:00 pm, Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Pine Log Cemetery with Rev. Jay Hicks officiating under the direction of Gregg Langford Bookout Funeral Home.

 The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Friday at Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home, 300 W. Matthews Ave in Jonesboro.

 

 

Patricia Ann Metzler

Jonesboro- Patricia Ann Metzler, 83, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014 at her residence.

 She was born September 14, 1930 in Walnut Ridge to the late Mack and Pansy Taylor Talbot. Mrs. Metzler received her bachelor degree in Business Admiration from University of Arkansas and also attended University of Mississippi. She worked in the credit life department for Langford Funeral Home for a few years. She also was the secretary and programer for KNEA Radio station. She and her husband owned and operated Chrysler and Cadillac Dealerships for many years.

 She enjoyed volunteering with the Salvation Army board and Women’s Auxiliary. She was a member of the Junior Auxiliary and enjoyed playing bridge, golf and traveling all over the world.

 She is survived by her husband, Charles W. “Bookie” Metzler, Jr; a niece and her husband, Debbie and Kenny Seals; a nephew, James Rinehart; two great-nephews and their wives, Robert and Rosana Seals and Kolby and Tamara Seals all of Lawton, OK.

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Cherrie Rinehart.

 A memorial service to celebrate her life will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at First United Methodist Church Chapel with Rev. John Miles II officiating under the direction of Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home.

 The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until time of service in church atrium.

 The family request lasting memorials to the First United Methodist Church.

 

 

Charley Mack Richardson

    Charley Mack Richardson, 76, of Ranger Texas, passed away on March 15, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
      Charley Mack was born in Jonesboro to Willie K and Pat Richardson on March 15, 1938. He went to Weiner High School and graduated in 1956. Charley Mack was a successful entrepreneur. He owned and operated CMR Company for more than 40 years. Charley Mack embraced every day of his life and he never met a stranger. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, living on his ranch with his horses and catttle, and being on the farm in Arkansas. Most of all he loved his family.       

     Charley Mack is survived by his wife, Susie of Ranger, TX; two sons, Charley Mack Richardson II, of Charleston, SC and Chad Richardson of Fisher; six grandchildren, Allie Richardson, Ethan Richardson, Lila Richardson, Caitlyn Richardson, CJ Richardson, and Milley Mack Richardson; two great grandchildren Avery and Brentley Wells; two sisters, Katy Pat Dorsey of Kansas City, MO and Beth Ann Carpenter of Batesville; and many nephews and nieces.

    Visitation will be held at the Leon River Cowboy Church in Texas on Tuesday, March 18th at noon until 2:00 pm. with the service at 2:00.

   Visitation will be held at the Gregg- Langford-Bookout Funeral Home in Jonesboro on Thursday, March 20th at noon to 2:00 p.m.

    Funeral services will at 2:00 p.m. with burial to follow at the Fisher Cemetery in Fisher.

Patsy Virginia Schmidt

Jonesboro- Patsy Virginia Schmidt, 75, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House.

 She was born June 19, 1938 in Manila to the late Virgil and Edith Cornish. She was a homemaker and a member of the Nettleton Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and bowling and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother and her home was open to everyone.

 She is survived by two sons, Jim Wright of Jonesboro and Richard Wright and wife Holly of Reno, NV.; two brothers, J. C. Cornish of Cave City and Leon Cornish of Jonesboro; a sister, Peggy Lloyd of Jonesboro; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

 She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward L. Schmidt and a sister, Irene Woodward.

 A graveside service to celebrate her life will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Bishop Cemetery with Rev. Stan Ballard officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home.

 The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home at 300 W. Matthews Ave in Jonesboro.

 Lasting memorial may be sent to the charity of donor’s choice.

 Honorary pallbearers are Steven Cornish, John Cornish, Phillip Cornish, Mark Cornish, Brian Cornish, Jim Wright and Scott McGaughlin.

 

 

Mary Frances Self Hudson

Mrs. Mary Frances Self Hudson, of Jonesboro, departed this life Friday night, March 14, 2014, at her home, at the age of 91.  She was born March 22, 1922 in Parkin, the daughter of the late Dr. C.A. Self and Aylia Mae Riley Self.   She was a good mother and grandmother and was known to be very creative.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Hudson and a brother, Clyde Self, Jr.  She is survived by two children, Joy Jackson and her husband Jack of Ft. Smith and Aylia Poston and her husband Al of Jonesboro, 4 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.  A private family burial will be held at Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion.  Those wishing to send memorials are asked to consider the St. Mark’s Episcopal Church or the Two Saints Kitchen.  The family would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Joe Stainton and Dr. Doug Maglothin and to caregivers Bridgettte Coats and the Home Health Staff for their care and devotion.

William “Bill” Reddick

Jonesboro- William “Bill” Reddick, 79, formerly of Weiner, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

 He was born on December 29, 1934 in St. Louis to the late Joseph and Emma Reddick.

 He is survived by a sister, Catherine Caldwell; a brother, James Reddick; special friend, Tracy Foreson; several nieces and nephews.

 He was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

 A graveside service will be 2:00 pm, Friday, March 14, 2014 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Weiner. Burial will follow under the direction of Gregg Langford Bookout Funeral Home.

 There will be no visitation.

 

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