Obituaries

Jesse Pauline Lindsey

Pocahontas-Jesse Pauline Lindsey, 99, passed away May 25, 2015.

Pauline was born December 12, 1914 in Denmark Mississippi to the late Jesse James and Nellie Fair Bryant.

She is survived by nieces and nephews: Raymond Malott, Glendis Malott, Jerry Malot, Ron Bryant, Linda Namei, Matt Bryant, Ellen Moss, Christopher Fitzgerald, many great and great-great and great-great-great nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Basil Lindsey, brothers and sisters Ruby Malott, James Bryant, Loraine Sanders, Millie West, Clavin Bryant, Johnny Bryant, nephews James Malott and Andy Bryant.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 29, 2015 from 5-7 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will be held the following day at 10 a.m. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be held at Randolph Memorial Gardens.

Lucinda Nix Starnes

Lucinda Nix Starnes, 58, of Pocahontas died Monday, May 25th at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. She was born March 20th, 1957 in Rapid City, South Dakota. She was a graduate of Fairview High School in Camden and an inspiration to many during her battle with breast cancer.

She is survived by her husband the Rev. Dr. Rockey Starnes, sons Judson Adam Savacool of Little Rock and Michael Caleb Savacool (Sarah) of Pocahontas; a granddaughter, Abbey Kay Savacool of Pocahontas; her parents, Allen Nix (Delphia) of Piggott and Ruth Nix of Camden; a sister Cathy Reynolds of Camden; nephews, Aaron Reynolds, Micah Reynolds of Little Rock and niece Hannah Reynolds (Mark Lowe , fiancée) of Camden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rickey Savacool of Camden.

Cindy was a faithful pastor’s wife and member of First United Methodist Church of Pocahontas where she sang in the Chancel Choir and served as Chaplain of the Randolph County Chapter of the P.E.O.

The family will receive friends from 6-8PM Wednesday, May 27th at McNabb Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10AM Thursday, May 28th, at First United Methodist Church, 400 Thomasville, Pocahontas. The Rev. Bob Hager, Rev. Susan Ledbetter and the Rev. John Fleming will be officiating. Pall Bearers will be Aaron Reynolds, Micah Reynolds, Mark Lowe, Wayne Proctor, Danny Starnes, and Larry Evans.

Special seating for visiting members of the clergy and spouses will be provided. Interment will immediately follow the service at Randolph Memorial Gardens in Pocahontas.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Diane Wilder of Little Rock and her kind staff for their untiring and devoted care during these three years of Cindy’s fight with breast cancer.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 400 Thomasville, Pocahontas, AR.

Danny McKuin

St. Louis, MO- Danny McKuin, 44, passed away May 22, 2015.

Danny was born December 6, 1970 to Elmer and Audrey Mars McKuin in Pocahontas, AR.

Danny is survived by mother Audrey McKuin, siblings; Richie McKuin, Ronnie (Lisa) McKuin, Diane (Michael) Milla, Delenia (Jerry) Markovich, Marsha McKuin, Marla (Cody) Gibbs, Cheryl (Zac) Grant, Donny McKuin, and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father Elmer McKuin, nieces Nichole Everett and Amanda Milla.

The family will receive friends Monday, May 25, 2015 from 8:30-10 a.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. A Funeral service celebrating his life will be immediately following at 10 a.m. with Carl Massey officiating. Burial will be in Ingram Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Ron McKuin, Donny McKuin, Mike Milla, Matthew Milla, Jerry Whitnell, Zac Grant.

Danny Eugene Cook

Biggers- Danny Eugene Cook, 69, passed away May 21, 2015 at home surrounded by his family.

Danny was born July 3, 1945 child of the late Ed and Laurel Venson in Pocahontas, AR.

Danny is survived by his wife Earlean Wheetley Cook, children Danna (Aaron) Watson, Dennis Cook, Darla (Calvin) Jones, grandchildren Derek (Teddie) Edington, Lindsey Cook, Nathan Cook, Daniel Watson, Melanie Jones, Colton Jones, Hannah Watson, 3 great grandchildren, sisters Shelby, Charlotte, Brenda, Bonnie, brothers Billy Joe and Dickie and many other friends and family members.

He is preceded in death by his parents Ed and Laurel Venson, biological mother Joyce Cook, brothers Thomas Venson and Donald Ray Cook, sisters Wilma Morgan and Coleen Godwin.

The family will receive friends Monday, May 25, 2015 from 1-2 p.m. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. with Larry Rogers officiating. Burial will be at Hite Cemetery.

Charles M. Burgess

Walnut Ridge- Charles M. Burgess, 90, passed away May 17, 2015 at St. Bernards Medical Center. Charles was born September 23, 1924 in Pocahontas, AR to the late Noah and Thine Burgess. Charles is survived by his children Peggy Joan (Luther) Allen, Gary (Leta) Burgess, Dennis (Becci) Burgess, 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, and two brothers Ray (Dorothy) Burgess and Tom (Shirley) Burgess. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Alma Ilene Dean Burgess, sisters Sue Bofing , Omega Leslie, and Ivy Higginbotham. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 1-2 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service celebrating his life will be immediately following at 2 p.m. with Derek Collins officiating. Burial will be at Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Carroll Lee Koons

Pocahontas- Carroll Lee Koons, 75 passed away May 6, 2015.

Carroll was born January 15, 1940 at Cherokee Bay in Biggers, Arkansas to the late Jim and Fern Myers Koons.

Carroll was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church and also at the age of 66 received is AA degree in General Education in Alaska.

He is survived by his wife Judy Snyder Koons of the home, sons David ( Jinnye Nobles) Koons, of Jonesboro, John Koons (Tina Arthur) of Little Rock, grandchildren Matthew Koons of Pocahontas, Rachel (Anthony) West of Bryant, John Caleb Koons of Cookeville, TN., great grand daughters Emma and Olivia West and one on the way Eli, special nephews Richard Alphin of Poteau, OK., Delbert Alphin Jr of Stokes, Michael Alphin of West Plaines, MO., nieces and numerous cousins. Sister Helen Alphin of Pocahontas and daughter-in-law Terri Flagg Koons of Pocahontas.

He is preceded in death by son James Koons, brothers Billy James Koons and Floyd Koons.

A Graveside service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Chesser Cemetery with Wayne Martin and Vernon Weatherford officiating. McNabb Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers: Richard Alphin, Michael Alphin, Delbert Alphin Jr., Shawn Hamm, Carlee Mitchell, Chad Alphin.

Marjorie Patterson

Pocahontas-Marjorie Patterson 83, went to be with her Lord Tuesday evening May 5, 2015 at the Pocahontas Nursing Home. She was born December 29, 1931 to the late John and Cora Snodgrass. She was preceded in death by her husband Lewis (Pat) Patterson, parents John Henry and Cora Snodgrass and a sister, Lucille Reed. She is survived by nieces Maggie Pratt of Pocahontas and Theresa Walker of Woodbridge, Virginia, and nephew Bill Reed of Charlottesville, Virginia. She is also survived by nine grand-nieces and nephews and three great grand-nieces and nephews. Visitation will be at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday May 10 from 2-4 pm. Funeral services will be held the following day Monday, May 11 at 10 am. Burial will be at Masonic Cemetery.

Chester Lewis Smith

Pocahontas- Chester Lewis Smith, 92, passed away May 4, 2015.

Chester was born February 15, 1923 in Burdette, Arkansas to the late Charles and Elsie Hoover Smith.

Chester served in the Navy from May 16, 1942 until he retired July 30, 1962. He served in WWII, Korea War, and Vietnam during his active duty. He was very proud to serve and protect our country.

Chester is survived by wife Ethel Smith, son Tracy Smith Sr., daughter-in-law Michelle Smith, grandchildren Natasha Smith (Sara McCandless), Tracy Smith Jr. (Alexia Crow), Seth Smith, brothers S.G. ( Mary) Smith, Larry (Pat) Smith, Herb Smith, sister Louis (Max) Horner.

He is preceded in death by parents, siblings Clint Smith, L.C. Smith, Tom Smith, Eliza Berry, Grace Smith.

The family will receive friends Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 1-2 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel Immediately following will be a funeral service celebrating his life at 2 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Gravesville Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Natasha Smith, Tracy Smith Jr., Seth Smith, Tracy Smith Sr., Danny Smith, Chuck Smith.

Jaylen Van Ray Adams

Pocahontas- January 12, 2015 to May 4, 2015 Jaylen Van Ray Adams 3 month old son of Jonathan and Katelyn Eakin Adams was granted his angel wings.

Jaylen is survived by his parents, brother Kendrick Adams, grandparetns; Tammy Williams, Anthony Adams, Susan Bewley, Jan Donnellan. Great grandparents; Marsha Williams,  Michael Adams, Felisha Young, Roger and Pat Williams, and Bobby Bewley.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather Charles Eakin,  great-great grandmother Geraldine Matejeck, T. R. Clay.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 8, 2015 from 1-2 p.m. at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Immediately following at 2 p.m. there will be a funeral service celebrating his life at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery.

Jennieve McNabb

Pocahontas- Jennieve McNabb, 88, passed away May 1, 2015 at her home.

Jennieve was born April 4, 1927 in Booneville, Arkansas to the late Eric and Elsie Oliver Fletcher.

Jennieve is survived by her children; Mike (Margaret) McNabb of Pangburn, AR., Marilyn (Ray Neal) McNabb Thompson of Rogers, AR., Henry G. (Hank) McNabb Jr of Pocahontas, AR., Tracy McNabb of Palm Springs, CA., Mark (Joni) McNabb of Jonesboro, AR., Shannon (Louis) McNabb Burge of Sikeston, MO., and Sherry McNabb of Tucson, AZ. Grandchildren; Fletcher Thompson of Fayetteville, AR., Jennie Thompson of Rogers, AR., Jeremy McNabb of Little Rock, AR., Jason McNabb of Mammoth Spring, AR., Michael McNabb of Pangburn, AR., Hannah McNabb of Fayetteville, AR., Henry McNabb of Pocahontas, AR., Oliver McNabb of Jonesboro, AR., Jackson McNabb of Jonesboro, AR., Lehman McNabb of Jonesboro, AR., Mary Claire McNabb of Jonesboro, AR., Veronica Lawson of Jonesboro, AR., Victoria Lawson of Jonesboro, AR., Tyler Lawson of Jonesboro, AR., Danica Lawson of Jonesboro, AR., Louis Burge of Sikeston, MO., Alice Burge of Sikeston, MO., 7 great granddaughters.

She is preceded in death by husband H. Gardner McNabb, granddaughter Laura Beth Thompson, grandson Aaron Thompson, her parents and 4 sisters.

Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Pocahontas, AR. Visitation will be Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 1-2 p.m. A funeral service celebrating her life will be held immediately following at 2 p.m. with the Dr. Rockey Starnes, the Rev. Dr. Victor Green and Nelson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Pocahontas, AR., The Bridge of Hope Ministries P.O. Box 821 Pocahontas, AR. 72455 or memorials can be made online at Bridgeofhopemin.org

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