Obituaries

Dorothy Janie Downs

Doniphan Mo.-Dorothy Janie Downs 65, passed away Saturday Sept. 4th at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Coy and Lorene Gooch.

She is survived by her husband Bob Downs of Poplar Bluff, Mo., three sons Cliff Trammel of Maynard, Ar., Lonnie Stout of Az., and David Stout of Doniphan, Mo. Ten Grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Two Brothers, Curtis Gooch, and David Gooch, three sisters, Valanne Darnell, Brenda Gooch, and Kathline James.

Funeral services for Mrs. Downs will be Tuesday Sept. 7th at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Tom Dellinger officiating. Burial will follow in Maynard Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 12:30 until 2:00 Tuesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers include: Jeff Darnell, Larry Roberts, James Pritchett, Dewey Hundley, Zach Trammel, and David Stout.

Emanuel Wayne Segraves

Pocahontas – Emanuel Wayne “Sonny” Segraves, 71, passed away September 02, 2010 at St. Benards Medical Center.

He was born March 12, 1939 in Biggers, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mont and Myrtle Segraves, two sisters; Vera Bundren and Nadine Luter and a grandson, Michael Wayne Segraves.

Mr. Segraves is survived by his wife, Minerva Segraves of the home. Two sons; Monte and his wife, Kim Segraves and Johnny and his wife, Shelly Segraves all of Pocahontas. Two sisters; Juanita Cavenar and Eva Lea Barnes both of Pocahontas. Four grandchildren; Jordan Segraves, Monica Segraves, Jessica Segraves and Hunter Segraves all of Pocahontas. Four step-children; James Young of Fort Scott, Kansas, Darrell Young of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, Ronnie Young of Egypt, Arkansas and Glenda Critters of Pocahontas.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 04, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Perry Vandergriff officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday night from 6-8:00 p.m.

Lillian Lurk

Pocahontas – Lillian Lurk, 93, passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at St. Benards Medical Center.

Born April 01, 1917 in Dalton to the late Harvey and Ella Nichols.

She is preceded in death by parents, husband Frank Lurk, one brothers and one sister.

She is survived by nephew Lovard McDonald and two great nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 02, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Dr. Gary Gregory officiating. Burial will be held Friday, September 03, 2010 in Jefferson Barracks. Time has not yet been set.

Visitation will be held Wednesday night from 5-7:00 p.m.

Geraldine Harris

Maynard – Geraldine Harris, 86, passed away Monday, August 30, 2010 at Newport Health Care.

Born February 15, 1924 in Supply to the late Clarence and Addie Jones.

She is preceded in death by parents, husband Carl Harris, Sr., three brothers; Alvin, Deurl, and Carroll Jones.

She is survived by two sons; Carl Harris, Jr. Of Pocahontas and Michael Harris of Rockford, IL. Two daughters; Linda Ridings of Memphis, TN. And Vicky Harris of Rockford, IL. Nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Three sisters; Oldean Abshier of Little Rock, Norma Carter of Rockford, IL., and Erma Hampton of Arnold, MO.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 05, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Bill Byrd officiating. Burial will follow in Ingram Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday night from 5-7:00 p.m.

Betty Sue Ducan

Pocahontas – Betty Sue Duncan, 62, passed away August 29, 2010.

She is preceded in death father Wess Gipson, husband Robert Duncan, four brothers; Donald, Sidney, Melvin and Ronnie Gipson. Two infant sisters; Clara Gipson and Norma Gipson.

She is survived by daughter Shannon Sue Bettis, mother Imo Gipson and special friend Ronnie Young. Two sisters; Diane Bristow and Dessie Smith.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 02, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Ridge Community Church with Jim Pagan and Carl Massey officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10-11:00 a.m. Thursday also at church.

McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Kathleen King

Pocahontas- Kathleen King, 79, passed away Friday, August 27, 2010 at Randolph Home. Born September 16, 1930 to the late Finis and Mazie Seagraves.

She was preceded by her husband William (Woody) King, daughter Vicki McDonald, 2 sisters; Juanita Shaver and Christine Martin.

She is survived by son Charles King of Memphis, TN., 2 daughters; Cindy Stoker of Houston, TX. and Kelly Thompson of Pocahontas. 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in King Cemetery with Jon Fears officiating.

Visitation will be held Monday night from 5-7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Pallbearers include: Gary Dixon, Lovard McDonald, Rick Thompson, Trey Stoker, Mike Halliburton, and Rick Kellett

Barbara Ann Childress

Pocahontas – Barbara Ann Childress, 64, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at St. Benards Medical Center.

Born July 26, 1946 in Pocahontas to the late Herbert and Verdie Radcliff.

She is preceded by brother Jerry Radcliff.

She is survived by husband, Richie Childress of the home. Four sons; Daniel, David, Dale, and Nick Childress. Three daughters; Teresa Johnston, Tracy Estrana, and Renee Delio. Two brothers; Jim and Tom Radcliff. Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Graveside service will be held Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in Masonic Cemetery with Paul Luman officiating.

No visitation will be held prior to service. McNabb Funeral Home is in charge of making arrangements.

Joe Amos Graddy

Pocahontas – Joe Amos Graddy, age 85 years, 4 months, and 7 days, passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Five Rivers Medical Center.

Born April 17, 1925 to Lee and May Graddy.

He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Jestine, two infant daughters, one sister, and three brothers.

He is survived by his wife Shirley of the home, daughter Susan Jestine & husband Robert Pounds of Pocahontas, two sons; Ronnie Joe & wife Rena Graddy of Supply and Terry Wayne & wife Cathy Graddy of Jonesboro, AR. One brother Leon (Louise) Graddy of Center, TX and one sister-in-law Helen Knowlton of Supply. Three step-sons, eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 27, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Marvin Marshall, Perry Vandergriff, and Paul Davidson officiating. Burial will follow in Legate Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday night from 5-8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers include: Terry Graddy, Chris Graddy, Ronnie Graddy, Benjamin Graddy, Robert Pounds, and Donnie Knowlton.

Honorary Pallbearers are the grandchildren: Callie Pounds, Jamie Graddy, Tracy Pratt, Misty Graddy, Dalton Graddy, Burt Graddy, and Scarlett Graddy.

Mitchell Lee Wagner

Ravenden Springs, AR. – Mitchell Lee Wagner, son of Kevin and Diane Montgomery, 25, left this life on Monday, August 23, 2010.

He was born November 13, 1984 in Memphis, TN.

He is preceded in death by his grandpa Whitson L. Wagner and cousin Michael Wagner.

He is survived by his parents Kevin and Diane Montgomery, his twin brother Michael and fiancé Tabitha all of Ravenden Springs. Sister Melody Hofmann and husband Mike and two nephews Hunter and Raven all of Pocahontas. Girlfriend Jennifer Rowley of Pocahontas. Grandparents; John and Alta Simington of Ravenden Springs and Les and Violet Honeycutt of Ashflat. Lots of aunts, uncles, cousins, and many many friends.

Mitchell was a very well liked young man who loved to be with family and friends and loved to play basketball at the park with his friends. He was a member of the Ravenden Springs Volunteer Fire Department. He worked at Dynarex in Pocahontas and was a graduate from Oak Ridge Central School. He was of Baptist Belief.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Mackie McReynolds and Howard Pankey officiating. Burial will follow in Janes Creek Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday night also in the Chapel.

Pallbearers include: Richard Hackworth, Joe Simington, James (Pee Wee) Humes, Ronnie Bailey, Josh White, and Steve Truxler.

Honorary Pallbearers will be: Seth Bradley, Cody Bradley, William Sanders, Garret Burris, Chris Tyler, William “Billy” Wagner, Dustin Hufstedler, Tommy Hufstedler, Danny Green, Syd Humes, Larry Hackworth, Blake Bennett, and too numerous to mention all of names.

John Phillip Futrell

Pocahontas – John Phillip (Phil) Futrell – 72, passed away August 22, 2010 at Pocahontas Nursing & Rehab.

Born October 19, 1937 in Pocahontas.

He is preceded in death by father J.M. Futrell.

He is survived by wife Gwendolyn Lou Futrell of the home. Daughters; Johna Mannen of Grapevine, TX and Cara Bryant of Pocahontas. Sons; David Futrell and Mark Futrell both of Pocahontas. 10 grandchildren; Christa, Sarah, Alyssa, and Clay Mannen all of Grapeville, TX. Jonathan, Jessica, Jacob Futrell, Breanna, Olivia, and Jared Futrell all of Pocahontas. Mother Lalia (Crawford) Futrell of Pocahontas and brother Byron Futrell of Pocahontas.

Mr. Futrell was a member of Church of Christ, Northeast Arkansas Pharmacists Association Officer; Pocahontas School Board; Bank of Pocahontas – Board of Directors; Church of Christ – Elder; Randolph County Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Arkansas First Responder; National Rifle Association – Member; Lions Club of Pocahontas – Charter Member; Pocahontas Bass Club – Founding Member; Ducks Unlimited – Member.

Memorials may be made to Truth For Today; 2209 S. Benton; Searcy, AR. 72143 or Paragould Children’s Home; 5515 Walcott Rd; Paragould, AR. 72450.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Mel Futrell officiating. Burial will follow in Chesser Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Wednesday night from 4-8:00 p.m.

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