Obituaries

Pamela Rae Williams

Pocahontas: Pamela Rae Williams, 50, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2011 at St. Bernards Medical Center.

She was born October 26, 1960 in Thayer, MO to Betty Bowers and the late Howard Bowers.

She is survived by her husband Larry Williams of the home, two sons, Lance Williams of Nashville TN, and Lyle Williams of Ogden, Utah, one daughter, Laura Richards of Ashland City, TN, one granddaughter Adelaide Williams, mother Betty Bowers of Pocahontas, one brother Greg Bowers, and one sister Debi Allen of Phoenix, AZ.

Services for Mrs. Williams will be Tuesday September 13th at 10:00 AM at the Sutton Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Sutton Cemetery with Randy Scott officiating.

Visitation will be Monday evening from 6-8 at the church.

McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Baby Penelope Rose McClanahan

Pocahontas – Baby Penelope Rose McClanahan passed away Saturday, September 10, 2011 at Harris Hospital in Newport.

Born September 09, 2011 to James and Deanna McClanahan.

She is survived by parents James and Deanna McClanahan of the home. Two brothers; Caleb Alan Meigs and Benjamin Michael Meigs and one sister Catherine Sue McClanahan all of the home, paternal grandparents, Harold and Lovella McClanahan of Pocahontas and maternal grandparents, Jimmie and Glenda Smith of Pocahontas.

Graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in McIlroy Cemetery with Bill Hallman officiating.

McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Martha Gail Smith

Martha Gail Smith of Pocahontas passed away Friday, September 09, 2011 at her home.

She was preceded in death by her parents John and Nadine Shivley, husband Alton Smith and a sister Nelda Shivley Smith.

She was born November 16, 1937, a life long resident of Randolph County. She was a member of the Pocahontas Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by three daughters; Judy and Charles Barker of Ravenden, Pam and Jon Snow of Maynard and Cindy and Steve Stout of Maynard. One son Chuck and Dian Jarrett of Maynard, six grandchildren; Jeanna Osgood, Kyle Snow, Stormy Snow, Autumn (Seth) Clark, Jeremy Stout and Justin Jarrett and six great grandchildren; Jacob Osgood, Emily and Alivia Elliott, Jarrett, Jace and John-William Clark. Two sisters; Mary Garrison of Bryant and Johnnie Moore of Batesville. A brother-in-law Lawrence Smith of Burton, MI as well as other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Pocahontas Missionary Baptist Church with Randy Lingenfelter and James Coker officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday from 5-7 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Pallbearers include: Jeremy Stout, Kyle Snow, Justin Jarrett, Cody Murphy, Mike Foster, Lisa Carlton and Heath Garrison.

Tracy Lynn Loftin

Jonesboro – Tracy Lynn Loftin, 49, passed away Thursday, September 08, 2011.

Born May 15, 1962 in Walnut Ridge to William and Patsy Thompson.

She is preceded in death by her father William Thompson.

She is survived by husband Keith Loftin of the home, two sons; Clay Thompson of Dallas, TX and Lance Loftin of Jonesboro. One brother Craig Thompson of Little Rock and mother Patsy Thompson of Jonesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 12, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Kenneth Winningham officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Monday from 10-11 a.m.

John Banfield

Pocahontas: John Bandfield, 94, Passed away Thursday, September 8, 2011 in Memphis, TN.

He was born July 27, 1917 in Waterloo, Iowa to the late John and Lilly Bandfield.

He is survived by one son Paul Bandfield, one daughter Mary Temple both of Waterloo, Iowa. Five grandchildren, Brad, Traci, Travis, Shelly, and Keith, two great grandchildren, and one brother, Lyle Bandfield of Shirley, AR.

Funeral services for Mr. Bandfield will be Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 12-2 prior to the service.

Debbie Lynn Willard

Pocahontas – Debbie Lynn Willard, 55, passed away Thursday, September 08, 2011.

Born April 16, 1956 in Fort Worth, TX to the late Hubert and Wendell Miller.

She is survived by husband Bobby Willard of the home, three daughters; Kathy Goans of Biggers, Angie Triplett of Pocahontas and Wendy Hufstedler also of Pocahontas. 9 grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way and sister Peggy Chavez of Fort Worth, TX.

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Nelson Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Harris Cemetery.

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

Eathel Buckley

Maynard – Eathel Buckley, 83, passed away Monday, September 05, 2011 at Five Rivers Medical Center.

Born September 25, 1927 in Success, AR to the late Dave and Leona Nash.

She is also preceded in death by husband, Walter Buckley, son, Carl Buckley and 1 brother and 2 sisters.

She is survived by three sons; Gary Buckley of Supply, James Buckley of Hannibal, MO and David Buckley of Maynard. 5 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, two brothers; Raymond Nash of Pocahontas and Thurman Nash of Poynor, MO. Six sisters; Pauline Buckley of Maynard, Leathe Buckley of Anna, IL, Minnie Barber of Maynard, Delores Young of Pocahontas, Janie Cresap of Maynard and Lorine Hufstedler of Paragould.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 09, 2011 at Maynard Church of Christ with Harman Seawel officiating. Burial will follow in Maynard Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Wilma Johnson

Maynard – Wilma Christine Johnson, 77, passed away Monday, September 05, 2011.

Born January 22, 1934 in Deering, MO to the late Leonard and Ethel Engle.

She is also preceded in death by one son, one grandson, one sister, and three brothers.

She is survived by husband J.W. Johnson of McChesney Park, IL, one son Danny Crouch of Maynard and one stepdaughter Kay Somers of Alabama, 10 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, September 08, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Jon Fears officiating. Burial will follow in Greene County Memorial Gardens.

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

Clara Sue Conner

Maynard – Clara Mae “Sue” Conner, 77, passed away September 03, 2011.

Born November 26, 1933 in Walnut, Nebraska to the late Rev. William and Viola Conner.

She is also preceded in death by brothers; Eddie Conner, Bob Conner, Paul Conner and Jay Jee Conner.

She is survived by brother John Conner of Corning and two sisters; Ruth Lincoln and Louise Welliver both of Maynard. Also, 24 nieces and nephews, 33 great nieces and nephews and several great great nieces and nephews.

Ms. Conner was an active member of the Frolicking Grannys Red Hats and was also a 1974 graduate of Kansas Institute of Medical Assistance Training in Witchita, Kansas.

Memorials may be made to Maynard United Methodist Church and Legacy Hospice of Osceola, AR.

Memorial service will be held Saturday, September 24, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Maynard Methodist Church with Tom Dellinger officiating.

McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

Leo Jerry Sallee

Pocahontas – Leo Jerry Sallee, 84, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Five Rivers Medical Center.

He was born December 29, 1926 in Pocahontas to the late Waldo “Fay” and Cleo Sallee..

He is survived by his wife Julianne Sallee of the home, two daughters; Karla and husband Houston Richardson of Memphis and Lark and husband Steven Sigsby of Rector, stepdaughter Jean King of Florida and stepson Edward and wife Elizabeth King of Alabama. Four grandchildren; Elizabeth Fitzgerald of Memphis, Sarah Ragan of Flagstaff, AZ, Marshall Sigsby of Jonesboro and Natalie Sigsby of Starkville, MS. Five step grandchildren; Daniel Cook of Florida, Jordan Rego of South Carolina, Amanda King of Alabama, Katherine King also of Alabama and Erin Baker of Memphis.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 01, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church.

McNabb Funeral Home was in charge of making arrangements.

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