Obituaries

Robert Henry Sisco

Pocahontas – Robert “Bob” Henry Sisco, 61, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis.

Born June 07, 1949 in Walnut Ridge, AR.

He is preceded in death by father Elmo Sisco

He is survived by wife, Barbara Elizabeth Sisco of the home. Son, Brandon and wife Kelli Sisco of Pocahontas. Two grandchildren; Serena and Allana Sisco, Mother Alma Sisco of Pocahontas and three brothers; James and wife Joan Sisco of Fenton, MO., Jerry and wife Georiga Sisco of Pocahontas, and Donald and wife Lynda Sisco of N. Little Rock, AR.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Dick Riney officiating. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Gardens.

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

Bobby Lynn Glass, Sr.

Bobby Lynn Glass, Sr., 74, a longtime resident of Imboden, died Wednesday, July 07, 2010, in Randolph County Nursing Home at Pocahontas.

Born February 27, 1936, at Garland City, AR., the son of James Wilson Glass, Sr., and Lola Mae Immella Glass, he owned and operated Glass & Sons Truck Stop near Black Rock for more than 30 years, retiring in September 2009. He was also the longtime owner of Glass Trucking.

His parents; two brothers, Darrell Glass and James W. “Junior” Glass, Jr; and one sister, Bonnie Lacava, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Glass of Imboden; three sons, Bob Glass, Jr., and wife, Karen of Imboden, Michael Glass and wife Lisa of Bono and Tim Glass and wife Shelly of Fort Smith; three daughters, Barbara Meahan and husband Scott of St. Louis, MO, Marsha Wagoner of Pocahontas and Tracy Glass of Imboden; two sisters, Christine Ziegenhorn of Raymond, IA, and Glenda Glenn of Fisher; 12 grandchildren, Tiffany Lindner, Crystal Glass, Ashley Badgett, Tayna Earls, Andrea Brewer, Jannie McGrew, Kandice Wagoner, Randell Wagoner, Brianna Glass, Melissa DeMers, Elizabeth Seaman and Eric Meahan; and nine great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 10, in First Assembly of God Church at Imboden, with Bros. Michael Bradley and Jerry Clements officiating. Burial will follow in Hope Cemetery at Imboden, under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas.

Visitation will be Friday evening, July 9, from 5-8 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Burnett Redd, Eugene Raney, James Stone, Burel Cude, Donald Sanders, Mike Sanders, Donnie Glenn and Ronnie Glenn.

Eva Lee England

Elmstore, AR – Eva Lee Greve England, 83, passed away Monday, July 05, 2010.

Born October 23, 1926 in Vida, MO to the late Harry and Mary (Junkersfeld) Greve.

She is preceded in death by husband Freeman M. England and brother Calvin Greve.

She is survived by Children; John and Teena Broadway of Jonesboro, Gale England and Susan Parker-England of Salem, MO and Lawana and Jay Whaley of Hot Springs, AR. 7 grandchildren and sisters; Mary Garnetta Blansett of Pocahontas andd Anna Jean Thielemier of Engelberg, AR.

Memorials may be made to Eva Lee England Scholarship Fund; c/o Teena Broadway; 1246 CR 118; Bono, AR. 72416.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Athanasius Okeiyi officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday, July 12th from 5-7 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. rosary following.

Randall (Shane) Cowan

Drasco, AR. – Randall (Shane) Cowan, 20, passed away Sunday, July 4th, 2010.

He was born February 28, 1990 in Bryan, TX.

He is survivied by his wife Anna-Marie Cowan of the Home, Two daughters Nolee and Norah Cowan of the home. Father Shane Cowan of Austin, Tx. and his mother and Step father, Rema and Mark Merritt of Drasco, Ar . His grandparents Rema Ray of Pocahontas, Ar. and Billy Joe Grissom of Bono, Ar. 4 sisters; Ruby Cowan, Felicia Houston, Tina Merritt, and Laura Merritt. Four brothers; Daniel Cowan, Andrew Houston, Josh Merritt, and Quinton Merritt.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-7 in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral home.

Funeral Service will be Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home with Charles Grant Officiating. Burial will follow in Thomas Cemetery.

Ruby Taylor

Pocahontas- Ruby Taylor 83 passed away Saturday at Five Rivers Medical Center.
She was preceded by her husband Hubert Taylor and 1 sister Faye Duff 1 son Wayland Taylor.

She is survived by 1 daughter Joyce Phillips and 1son Scott Taylor both of Maynard 3 grandchildren Coby Taylor of Paragould, Leanna Hackworth of Karhack,Tx and Rachel Taylor of Maynard and 3 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 10:00 till service at 11:00 in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home Burial will follow at the Ingram Cemetery.

Freda Mae Lynxwiler

Maynard- Freda Mae Lynxwiler 65 Passed away Friday at her home .
She is preceded by her Father Nathan Wilkerson and Sister Wildine Smith.
She is Survived by her Husband Berley Lynxwiler of the home. 2 son Kendall(Janie) Lynxwiler of Maynard and Timothy (Jill) Lynxwiler of Jonesboro and 1 daughter Michelle (James) Cockrum of Maynard. Mother Mary Wilkerson of Ravenden Springs 1 brother Leroy Wilkerson of Pocahontas and 1 sister Gearldine Acree of Ravenden Springs. Grandchildren Melissa (Ryan) Perkins of Maynard, Lori Lynxwiler of Walnut Ridge, Brandon (Rebecca) Cockrum of Maynard , Heather Cockrum of St.Louis,Mo Tylan,Cierra and Jordan Lynxwiler of Jonesboro.and Great-grandchildren Erica and Savannah Perkins of Maynard and Natalee Cates of Walnut Ridge.

Graveside Service will be Monday at 10:00 at the Maynard Cemetery with Ed Barker officiating.

McNabb Funeral home is in charge of Arrangements.

Bob Sam Castleman, Sr.

Pocahontas – Bob Sam Castleman, 83, passed away Thursday, July 01, 2010 at Five Rivers Medical Center.

Born January 18, 1927.

He is preceded in death by wife of 60 years, Virginia (Dobbie) Castleman and father and mother, Ezra and Ruby (Thornton) Castleman.

He is survived by 2 sons; Richard (Diane) and Bob Castleman, all of Pocahontas. Daughter Pam McIntosh of Leslie, AR, brother Bill Castleman of Pocahontas, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Memorial service will be held July 10, 2010 in Hope Cemetery at 10:00 a.m. McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Elvis Kenoth Vandergriff

Pocahontas: Elvis Kenoth Vandergriff, 70, passed away Wednesday June 30 at his home.

He was born September 18, 1939 to the late Kenoth and Irene (Sparlin) Vandergriff.

He is survived by his wife Neta Jean Vandergriff of the home, three daughters, Rebecca Mathews of Ravenden Springs, Judy Barnett of Pocahontas, and Paula Swift of Ravenden Springs. Three grandchildren, Holli Nitzsche of Ravenden Springs, Eric Swift of Ravenden Springs, and Zoie Barnett of Pocahontas. Three sisters Shirley Nichols of West Plains Mo., Wanda Smith of Ravenden Springs, and Helen Shafer of Pocahontas, one Brother Bill Vandergriff of Ravenden Springs.

Funeral services will be Sunday July 4th at 2:00pm. In the chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Carl Massey officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 Saturday at the funeral home.

Patsy Pauline Haynes

POCAHONTAS-Patsy Pauline Haynes, age 84, died Monday, June 28 at Randolph Home.

She was born April 19, 1926 in Pocahontas to the late Ora and Carl Ward.

She is survived by one daughter, Sharon Bruss of Jackson, WI; 3 sons; Rick, Larry, and Ron Haynes all of Pocahontas; and 5 sisters; Carline Poindexter, Shirley Phillips, Billie Ann Ponders, Mary Pepper and Emma Gates. 9 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. She is Preceded by her parents Pat Ingram and Ora Ward, husband Daley Haynes, 2 sons Terry and Garry Haynes, 2 grandsons, and 1 brother.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 Friday. Funeral services will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Terry Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery.

Dathine Thomas

Pocahontas – Dathine Thomas, 86, daughter of the late Arthur and Estella Thomas, passed away Monday, June 28, 2010. She was also preceded in death by sister, Thelma Thomas Wilson and two brothers; Rector Thomas and Eric Thomas.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. She was a librarian for over 40 years and a member of the First Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 3rd at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Randy Scott officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday from 9-10 a.m.

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