Obituaries

Keeven Dewayne Pankey

Reyno- Keeven Dewayne Pankey, 21 passed away on September 29, 2016.

Keeven was born on October 21, 1994 in Paragould, AR to Steven Pankey and Melissa Pankey.

He was preceded in death by grandfather, Eugene (Peewee) Tilley; great grandparents, Ira and Shirley Tilley; great grandfather, Clyde Tilley; and grandmother, Nancee Stamper Tilley.

He is survived by his father, Steven Pankey of Biggers; mother, Melissa Pankey of Reyno; grandparents, Don and Carol Pankey of Biggers; along with aunts and uncles.

Services will be at McNabb Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday, October 2, 2016 from 6-8 pm. A funeral will be Monday, October 3, 2016 at 2 pm. Burial will be in Johnston Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Rick Hudson, Rodney Hudson, Austin Hudson, Eli Cox, Caleb Hovis, and Mason Barnes.

David V. Fender

Pocahontas- David V. Fender, 72 passed away at home on September 27, 2016.

David was born April 15, 1944 in Tulsa, OK to Vance and Wilma Cornelson Fender.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Waldron Fender; children, David D. (Theresa) Fender, Brian (Dr. Ron Thompson) Fender, Kristi (Bobby) Sorg; grandchildren, Hannah (Tyler) O’Donnell, Ashton Fender, Barkley Sorg, Kate Sorg; sisters, Charlotte (Gordon) Metzgar, and Marilyn (Tom) Holloway.

The family would like to express their deep appreciation for the tremendous outpouring of love and support during this difficult time.

A memorial has been established for those wishing to contribute. A cause dear to David’s heart was ALS.NET which was supported by his son Brian who suffers from ALS. ALS.NET proceeds are directed specifically to help find the cure for ALS.

A private memorial for family will follow per David’s wishes.

Patricia Ann Barthel

Pocahontas- Patricia Ann Barthel, 83, passed away September 26, 2016.

Patricia was born November 4, 1932 in Pocahontas to William “Bill” and Essie Stubblefield Barthel.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Billy Barthel.

She is survived by her sister, Mary (Bill) Jones along with nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 10-11 am at McNabb Funeral Home with a graveside service and burial following at 11:15 am at St. Paul Cemetery.

David Daniel Frey

Warm Springs- David Daniel Frey, 60, passed away September 24, 2016.

David was born on July 25, 1956 in Flint, MI to James and Bernice Hill Frey.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Ellie Frey Sr.; nephews: James Ellie Frey III and Justin Cord Frey.

He is survived by his mother, Bernice Frey; brothers, James (Ruth) Frey, Samuel (Stephanie) Frey; sister, Agnes (Richard) Green; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 5-7 pm at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service will be Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 11 am at Warm Springs Cemetery with Arnold Jarrett officiating. Burial will follow in Warm Springs Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Caleb Frey, Jim Frey, Samuel Frey, Richie Green, Richard Green, and Aaron Green.

Honorary pallbearers: Austin Finney and Zac Irwin.

James “Jim” Lloyd Waterworth

Pocahontas- James “Jim” Lloyd Waterworth, 69, passed away on September 25, 2016.

Jim was born June 4, 1947 in Pocahontas, AR to James and Ruth Titrick Waterworth. He spread the message of Gods love to all who he came in contact with.

He was preceded in death by his parents and Leona Waterworth.

He is survived by his wife Jeanine Waterworth; siblings: Shirley Scheff of St. Paul, MN, Donald Waterworth Sr. of Pocahontas, Norma Choiniere of Las Vegas, NV; multiple nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 6 pm at the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Arrangements under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

Johnny H Neighbors Jr. “JJ”

Imboden – Johnny H Neighbors Jr. “JJ” born May 3, 1958 in Fisher, AR to Charlene and the late Johnny H. Neighbors Sr departed from this world September 18, 2016.

Well known and respected master welder, deputy sheriff, jail administrator for Randolph County Sheriff’s Department, former Chief and Captain of the Water Valley Volunteer Fire Department, long time Constable of Water Valley area. He was of Baptist belief.

On April 17, 1992 he married the love of his life Rosena “Rose” Lindsey Neighbors together they walked hand and hand.

He is preceded in death by his father Johnny Neighbors Sr and granddaughter Addison Hanan.

He is survived by his mother Charlene Neighbors of Pocahontas, wife Rosena of the home, sons; Jonathan (Jake) Neighbors of Jacksonville, SSG Darrell (Elizabeth)White of South Korea, Brian (Amber) White of Maynard, Daughter; Ashley (Jake) Morrison of Brookland, and Amanda Neighbors Conrad of Imboden, brother Tim (Sherri) Neighbors of Imboden, sister Patricia Stallings of Pocahontas, Becky (Dan) Bowers of Maynard, special grandmother Roberta Dauer of Pocahontas, 1 grandson and 7 granddaughter, aunts uncles as well as many family and friends.

In lieu of flowers make donations to church of your choice or to the Circle of Hope at NEA Baptist Cancer Center.

There will be a memorial visitation Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Cremation was his wishes for final disposition.

Maxine Lance

Pocahontas-Maxine Lance, 89 passed away September 14, 2016 at Five Rivers Medical Center.

Maxine was born August 13, 1927 in O’Kean, AR to Edward and Willie Rickey Heral.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Albert Lance; brothers, Delbert, Cecil, Ray, Glen Heral; and sister Wanda Bode.

She is survived by sons, Lanny (Paulette) Lance, Eugene Lance both of Delaplaine; daughter, Darlene (Ronnie) Shoe of O’Kean; granddaughters Kera (Jonathan) Crafton of Paragould, Amber Lance of Delaplaine; grandsons Rob Lance of Jonesboro, Benji (Windy) Shoe of Walnut Ridge, Steven Lance of California; great grandchildren, Bailey Shoe, Sable Crafton, Addie Crafton all of Paragould, Roxy and Maggie Shoe both of Walnut Ridge, Kevin and Julie Lance both of California; sisters Lillian Snow of Pocahontas, Mary (Bill) Hibbard of Walnut Ridge.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9-10 am at McNabb Funeral Home with a funeral service immediately following at 10 am with Aaron Winfrey officiating. Burial will be in Lawrence Memorial Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Tony Hudson, Terry Hudson, Jon Snow, Adam Howard, Billy Hibbard, and Greg Lance.

Anthony Luttrell

Pocahontas- Anthony Luttrell, 28 passed away September 9, 2016.

Anthony was born October 3, 1987 in Illinois.

He is survived by his mother, Bonnie Davis of Gatewood, MO; father Russell Davis; children Tanner Luttrell and Aliva Luttrell of Walnut Ridge; sisters, Frances and April Luttrell both of Pocahontas; and fiancé Ann Davis.

No services at this time. Cremation was chose as final disposition.

Arrangements under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

Maxwell Devon Bailey

Brookland, AR- Maxwell Devon Bailey, 15 passed away on September 11, 2016.

Maxwell was born January 6, 2001 at Jonesboro, AR to LaDonna Bailey.

He is survived by his mother, LaDonna Bailey of Fairfield, CA; sister, Leanna Flores of Fairfield, CA; Emir Jesus Flores of Vallejo, CA; grandfather, Donald and Brenda Bailey of Brookland; Uncle Tom and Jacque Bailey of Brookland; Aunt Michelle and Don Stacy of Kentucky; cousins, Michael Bailey, Grayson Bailey both of Pocahontas, Ashton Bailey of Munford, TN, Caroline Stacy of Kentucky, Savannah and Breannah Walker of Brookland; Kiersten Jones of Houston, TX.; and many other aunts, uncles, and cousins that will miss him dearly.

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 4-6 pm at McNabb Funeral Home with a funeral service immediately following at 6 pm with Benny Isom officiating. Cremation was chose as final disposition.

Avis Louise Peterson

Millersville, MO- Avis Louise Peterson, 94 passed away September 6, 2016 at home surrounded by family.

Avis was born October 19, 1921 in Randolph County, AR to Sular and Kate Tiner Vandergriff.

She is survived by children, Patricia (James) Brown, Bill (Pam) Peterson; grandchildren, Tim (Lisa) Brown, Steve (Anne) Brown, Curtis Brown, Brittany Brown, Patrick (Laura) Peterson, Marjorie (Jim) Trautt, Andrew Peterson; 11 great grandchildren; brother, Clyde (Virginia) Vandergriff; sister Bonnie Blissenbach; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George Jace Peterson; brothers, Kenoth Vandergriff, Dintus Vandergriff, Joe Vandergriff, Clay Vandergriff; sisters, Edna Huddleston, Alma Lee Kildow, and Alous Thatch.

Visitation is Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11-1 pm at McNabb Funeral Home with a funeral service immediately following at 1 pm with Gaylon Russell officiating. Burial will be in Randolph Memorial Gardens.

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