Obituaries

Rex Ann Waymon

Rex Ann Waymon, a resident of Salt Lake City for the past four years, passed away on June 25, 2010.

Rex Ann was born in Holly Grove, AR., on September 17, 1939 to Cona and Rector Thomas. She spent her childhood and early adult years in Pocahontas, AR.

He last 20 years, before retirement, were spent in the Health Care Industry in Hot Springs, AR. She was a shining example of strength, compassion and service as a Nursing Home Administrator and a Supervisor and Inspector of nursing homes for the State of Arkansas.

Rex Ann is survived by her sister, Elta Lee Johnson of Bountiful, UT., nephew Jack Johnson, Jr., of Atlanta, GA., niece Jennifer Sila of Peachtree City, GA., and niece Laura Branson of Tomball, TX. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home in Pocahontas, AR., on Friday, July 16, 2010.

Funeral Services will be on Saturday, July 17, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with interment in the Masonic Cemetery.

Dwight “Porkchop” Brown

Corning – Dwight “Porkchop” Brown, 43, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2010.

Born March 23, 1967 in Pocahontas.

He is preceded in death by father Jerry C. Brown.

He is survived by mother Jane Brown of Pocahontas, two sisters; Janet Brown of Orlando, FL and Carla Pratt of Pocahontas, niece Bailey Brown and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Anthony Dowdy officiating. Burial will follow in Chesser Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday night.

Laqueta Joy Johnson

Biggers – Laqueta Joy Johnson, 77, passed away Thursday, June 24, 2010 at Five Rivers Medical Center.

Born October 12, 1932 in Fisk, MO. To the late Walter and Ethel Landreth.

She is survived by husband Russell Johnson of the home. Son Danny Johnson of Biggers and daughter Judy Williams of Maynard. Three brothers; Gale Landreth of Biggers, Ernie Landreth of Fairdealing, MO and Jerry (Ross) Landreth of Corning. Sister Laveta Burkett of Searcy, three grandchildren, and six great grandchildren.

Graveside service will be held Friday, June 25, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. in Hite Cemetery with Clyde Hackworth officiating. There will be no visitation prior to service.

McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Arvle Tribble

Arvle Tribble 77 son of the late James and Tena Tribble passed away Sunday at St.Bernards.

He was also preceded by brother J.W. Tribble and Sister Violet Tidwell.

He is survivors by his wife Phyllis Tribble of the home. 2 sons Larry Tribble of Truman and Tim Tribble of Pocahontas 3 daughters Diane Sparks of Hardy, Donna Webb of Brookland, and Sherry Bata of Pocahontas, 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and one sister, Laveta Morgan of Corning.

Mr. Tribble was a minister for 52 years he pastored numerous Churches , he was willing to reach out to others and lend a helping hand to others in the communities . He was a loving Father and Husband.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 Service will be Wednesday at 10:00 at the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Gardens with Gerald Vickers and Wayne Pense Officiating

Pallbearers include: Rodger Tidwell, Perry Tidwell, Gary Tribble, Randy Tribble, Steven Bata, Eugene Morgan.

Honorary is Tim Hankins and grandchildren

Aldena Betty Ingram

Pocahontas – Aldena Betty Dalton Ingram, 86, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010 at St. Benards Medical Center.

Born September 28, 1923 in Reyno to the late Ed and Linda (McKinney) Jackson.

She is survived by husband, Duel Ingram of the home. Daughter Brenda and husband, Gail Holder of Jonesboro. Step-son Bill Ingram of Pocahontas and four step daughters; Connie Manis, Duelene Tyler, Shirley Ingram and Jeanette Blevins all of Pocahontas. Two grandchildren; Julie and husband, James Adkins and Jeremy and wife, Kasey Holder, four great grandchildren, twelve step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Gerald Fears officiating. Burial will follow to Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday night from 5-7 p.m.

Lonnie Alonda Holt

Pocahontas – Lonnie Alonda Holt, 86, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010.

Born June 09, 1924 in Pocahontas to the late Frank and Anna Junkersfeld.

She is preceded in death by husband, Eddie Holt, son Alan Holt, two sisters, four brothers, two granddaughters, and one great grandchild.

She is survived by daughters; Junetta (Jerry) Simpson of St. Augustine, FL., Carol (Ted) Holland of Supply, Nell (Windell) Martin of Pocahontas, Darlene (Larry ) Agee of Reyno, Linda (John) Donner of Pocahontas. Son, Doug Holt of Pocahontas and sister-in-law, Daisy (Sis) Sorg of Heber Springs, AR. 22 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild, 5 step grandchilden, 13 step great grandchildren, and 1 step great great grandchild.

Lonnie was a wonderful wife, mother, and friend. She will be dearly loved everyone.

Memorials may be made to St. Benards Hospice and/or St. Paul Catholic Church.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, June 17, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church with Athanasius Okeiyi officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday night from 5-7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. rosary following in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Frank Virgil Wallis

Pocahontas – Frank Virgil Wallis, 94, died Sunday, June 13, 2010 He was born in Birdell. AR to Edward and Allie (Hufstedler) Wallis.

He is survived by wife, Mary Ella (Barden) Wallis of the home. Two brothers, Ralph Wallis of Batesville, AR and T.V. Wallis of Jonesboro, AR. As well as several nieces and nephews

Visitation was held from 5-8:00 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2010. Services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mcnabb Funeral Home. Burial to follow in Masonic Cemetery.

James Poindexter

Pocahontas – James Poindexter, 63, passed away Saturday, June 12, 2010 at NEA Baptist.

He was born April 28, 1947 in Pocahontas.

He is preceded in death by son, Adam Poindexter and father, Freeman Poindexter.

He is survived by wife, Evelyn Poindexter of the home. Sons; Stoney Poindexter of New Orleans, LA and Tony Poindexter of Pocahontas. Daughter Kerry Liebhaber of Little Rock, AR, mother Lucille Poindexter of Pocahontas, five grandchildren; Morgan Liebhaber, Alex Poindexter, Shelby Liebhaber, Sylvia Poindexter, Shelby Liebhaber, and Jessie Liebhaber. Sister and brother-in-law, Lou (Bill) Williams of Brentwood, TN.

Military service will be performed by Promberger Traw Post #4556

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Nelson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 5-7:00 p.m. also in the Chapel.

Alton Wright Smith

Pocahontas – Alton Wright Smith, 83, died Saturday, June 12, 2010 He was born in Denton Community, Lawrence Co. AR to Grundy and Nellie (McLeod) Smith.

He is survived by wife, Martha Gail Shivley of the home. One son, Chuck (Dian) Jarrett of Maynard, AR, three daughters, Judy (Charles) Baker of Ravenden, AR, Pam (Jon) Snow of Maynard, AR, Cindy (Steve) Stout of Maynard, AR. 6 Grand children, 6 Great Great Grand Children. 4 Brothers, 1 sister. As well as other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by 1 son, Timothy Smith, 2 brothers, 4 sisters.

Visitation was held from 5-7:00 p.m. Monday, June 14, 2010. Services will be held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Pocahontas Missionary Baptist Church. Burial to follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Pauline Lenora Walker

Pauline Lenora Walker 87 Daughter of the late Lester and Maudie Capps. She was preceded by one sister and one brother.

She is survived by 3 sons Johnny (Phyllis) Walker, Ronnie (Sonya) Walker of Pocahontas and Gary (Linda) Walker of Walnut Ridge. 5 Daughters Katherine Walker of Newport,Mic, Shirley Thielemier, Freda(Herman) King, Wanda (Dennis) Hoggard and Helen (Steve) Shipley all of Pocahontas. 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5-8 . Service will be Monday at 10:00 at the Chapel of McNabb Funeral home Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Gardens. With Jim Coker and Randy Lingenfelter officiating.

Pallbearers Allen Thielemier ,Gordon Thielemier,Chris Hoggard, Tommy Walker, Will Walker,Jason Shipley
Sam Walker
Honary Pallbearers Kelly Throesch, Gayla King, Amanda Hackworth,Wendy Shepherd

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