Obituaries

Charles Preston Parten

Pocahontas- Charles Preston Parten, 87, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro.

Preston was born December 23, 1925 to the late Charlie and Melissa Johnson Parten in Pocahontas, AR.

Survived by children, Larry (Karen ) Parten of Pocahontas, AR., Debbie Lynn (Kenny) Johnson of Pocahontas, AR., Donna Kay Campbell of Santa Rosa Beach, FL., David Wesley (Cindy) Parten of Biggers, AR., sister Wanda Bass of Pocahontas, AR., grandchildren Natalie Kingery, Rachel Jines, Leslie Godwin, Steven Johnson, Eric Campbell, Jason Campbell, Sara Becker, Adam Rogers, Wesley Parten, Jonathan Parten, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by Parents, wife Dorothy Parten, son Jimmy Parten, brother Zeldon James, sister Fay Davis, Lucille Jones, son-in-law Ricky Campbell.

Visitation will be Friday, December 20, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Funeral service will be Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. in the McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Byron Glenn Bunch

Pocahontas- Byron Glenn Bunch, 89, passed away December 16, 2013 at Five Rivers Medical Center.

Byron was born September 6, 1924 to the late William W. And Nellie Fisher Bunch in Ravenden, AR.

Byron is survived by wife Anita Sue Bunch of the home, sons Tony Bunch and wife Tonya of Mountain Home, AR., and Tim Bunch of Fayetteville, AR., daughter Debbie McCullough of Fayetteville, AR., special niece Glenna Throesch, grandchildren Kathryn McCullough and Caroline McCullough of Fayetteville, AR. Siblings Verney Bunch of Las Cruces, NM., Billy Bunch of Yoakum, TX., Charles Bunch of Ash Flat, AR., Jean Livingston of Lake City FL., June Hobbs of Ozark, MO.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law Tom McCullough, 4 sisters and 6 brothers.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at McNabb Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be Friday, December 20, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. in the McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Sutton Cemetery.

The family ask that in lieu of flowers you leave a lasting memorial to the Children’s Home in Paragould, AR.

Pallbearers: Howard Dunn, Barry Chaffin, Don Wilson, Gene Meeks, Bill Bailey, Joe Chester

Larry Young

Pocahontas- Larry Bruce Young, 68, passed away December 14, 2013.

Born September 11, 1945 in Michigan to the late Carl and Betty Clayton Young.

Survived by wife Deloris Young of the home, step children, Terry Peoples, Chris Peoples, Cindy Kerley all of Pocahontas, sister Mattie Nichols, 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by, Parents, brother Lavern Young, sisters Aileen Nichols, Jenace Cole, Jean Molar.

There are no service planned at this time.

Lena Bell

Pocahontas- Lena Bell, 97, passed away December 15, 2013 at Randolph Home Nursing Home in Pocahontas.

Lena was born March 4, 1916 in Dalton, AR to the late Charles and Lura Anderson Crawford.

She is survived by a daughter Iverne (Butch) Kleen of Suprise, AZ., brothers Art Crawford of Las Vegas, Eunice Crawford of Pilot Knob, AR., 2 sisters Beatrice Cottingham of Peoria, IL., and Lucille Doran of Pocahontas, AR., 3 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by husband Jim Bell, parents, 1 sister, 5 brothers, and son Jimmy Joe Bell.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 12:00- 2 :00 P.M. with funeral service following at 2:00 P.M. with Mackie McReynolds officiating in the McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Wells Cemetery.

Mary DePriest Pope

Pocahontas-Mary DePriest Pope, 91, passed away at Randolph Home in Pocahontas AR on December 13, 2013.

Mary was born January 31, 1922 to the late Rhea and Ellen Starr.

She is survived by one son Terry DePriest & wife Becky, St. Louis, MO; one granddaughter Jordan DePriest McNett & husband Zack, Yates Center, KS; two step granddaughters Carmyn Tidmore, Memphis, TN and Jennifer Evans & husband Eric, Prairie Grove, AR.; five great granddaughters Sloane & Zara McNett, Ashton Tidmore, Taylor and Lauryn Evans and two great grandsons Payton & Noah Tidmore; two sisters Ruth Potter & husband Cecil and Roberta Stephens all of Imboden, two brothers Everett Starr & wife Hazel of North Little Rock and Herbert Starr & wife Elsie of Jonesboro, AR.

She was preceded in death by two husbands: Herman DePriest and John Pope; her parents Rhea & Ellen Starr, two sisters Lillian Hackworth and Virginia Castleman, and one brother Rhea Starr, Jr.

She loved her family greatly; she was a true friend to many and a great example to all. She was a member of the Twin Lakes Baptist Church in Mountain Home, AR.

A memorial service will be at 10:00 AM Friday December 20, 2013 at McNabb Funeral Home Chapel

Francis William Stanley Ivy

Imboden-Francis William Stanley Ivy, 63, passed away Thursday December 5, 2013 at St. Bernard’s Hospital in Jonesboro.

Francis was born July 8, 1950 in Wynne, AR to Ellie Lee Ivy Stevens and the late Henry Allen Ivy. .

Survived by mother Ellie Stevens of W. Memphis, AR, brothers, Earnest Ivy and Bob Malin of Imboden, AR, sisters, Audry Thomas of Hernando, MS, Linda Guilliams and Emma Brown of Imboden, AR, son, Allen Ivy of Benton, AR, daughter Brenda Johnson of Pocahontas, AR, very special partner, Christine Franks of Ravenden, AR, grandchildren, David Junkersfield, Fantasha Rutledge, Jacob Ivy, and Kara Ivy, 4 great grandchildren and many relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service will be Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. in the Koinonia Baptist Church with Joe Loghry officiating. Burial will be in Old Union Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Allen Ivy, Dewaynne Ivy, Jean Cloinger, Ralph Wicker, Jim Archer, David Junkersfield, Ralph Guilliams Jr.

Charles Tucker

 

 

Warm Springs- Charles Tucker 70 passed away Sunday December 1, 2013 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro.

Charles was born February 11, 1943 in Warm Springs, AR to the late D.L. and Ruth Wimp Tucker.

Charles is survived by wife Janie Tucker of the home, sons Terry Tucker of Warm Springs and Gary (Kerri) Tucker of Maynard, step-daughter Michelle Hinton of Doniphan, MO, brother Densel ( Sue) Tucker of Warm Springs, sisters Virginia Bean of Fredricktown, MO, Geneva (Richard) Cseak of Bonne Terre, MO, 7 grandchildren , 2 step grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 3 step great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 12:00 – 2:00 P.M. with Funeral service following at 2:00 P.M.in the McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Brakebill Cemetery.

Reva Jean Dahm

Cherokee Village- Reva Jean Dahm, 68, passed away November 29, 2013.

Reva was born May 12, 1945 to the late Henry and Bessie Rogers Sparlin .

She is survived by son John Dahm of Cherokee Village, daughters Shannon (Rick) Powell of Jacksonville, Darlene (Jimmy) Jones of Paragould, grandchildren Tishia Addison, Candy King, Jayne Jones, Holly Motsinger and J.R. Jones all of Paragould, AR. Jason Dahm, Jonathan Dahm, Free Dahm and Haley Dahm all of Cherokee Village, AR, Ivy Bathrick of Cherokee Village, AR. Kennon Dahm of Doniphan, MO., Caden Powell of Jacksonville, AR, Megan Powell of Jacksonville, AR, Hannah Malin, Chase Malin and Jazmine Dahm of Imboden, AR. 9 great grandchildren, sister Rexie Wells of Williford, AR.

She is precede in death by her parents, husband Emil Dahm, children Micheal Dahm, Brittney Dahm and brother Johnnie Sparlin.

Reva loved her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed her great grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be Wednesday December 4, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. in McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service will be Thursday December 5, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. in Chezk Cemetery, Hazen, AR.

Travis Eaton

Imperial, MO- Travis Eaton passed away on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at the age of 89.

Travis was born November 8, 1924 in Pocahontas, AR to the late Almus and Cora Pettit Eaton.

Travis was a loving husband to the late Ollie Eaton. Dear father of Dennis and Vern Eaton. Grandfather of Travis Maxwell Eaton. Mr. Eaton served in the Navy Seabees from 1943 to 1946.

Visitation will be held on Monday, December 2, 2013 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Heiligtag-Land-Fendler Funeral Home in Arnold, MO. Graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. in Oak Grove Cemetery with McNabb Funeral Home in charge of service.

Ina Kathleen DeClerk

Pocahontas- Ina Kathleen DeClerk, 80 passed away Monday, November 25, 2013.

Kathleen was born May 03, 1932 in Pocahontas, AR. to the late Ed and Myrl Pratt Kincade.

Kathleen is survived by her husband Dr. Thomas DeClerk of the home, 1 daughter, Debra (Rex) Flagg of Pocahontas, stepchildren, Berradine (Ed) Cox, Susan Rice, Deane (Jim) Burnham, Thomas (Phyllis) DeClerk Jr. Martha (Buck) Dust, Celeste (John) Adams, Charles (Jo) DeClerk, 3 grandchildren, Barret (Trecia) Flagg of Little Rock, Ashley Flagg of Jonesboro, Dr. Eric Flagg of New York, siblings, Mary Johns of California, Wilma Pierce of Indiana, Thomas Kincade of Jonesboro, Lindell Kincade of Hattiesburg, MS, Betty Hogan of Pocahontas, Gary Kincade of Pocahontas, Joanie Barker of Jonesboro.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters, Roberta Lewis, Louise Jansen, 1 brother Ralph Kincade, stepdaughters Clare Keltner and Celine Adams.

She was a very sweet and loving person whose family and friends meant more than anything to her.

The family ask that a lasting memorial be made to the Sutton Church Cemetery Fund.

Visitation will be Wednesday November 27, 2013 from 11:00-1:00 P.M. in the McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral service immediately following at 1:00 P.M. in the McNabb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be private.

Pallbearers: Gary Kincade, Tim Kincade, Tommy Kincade, Gary Kincade Jr., Norman Kincade, Zachary Kincade.

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