Birdie Marie Watson

Pocahontas – Birdie Marie Watson, 81, passed away Thursday, July 15, 2010 at Randolph Home.

Born December 20, 1928.

She is preceded in death by father Birdie Lucas, mother Inez Mann and step-father Joe Mann. Husband, Cecil Watson and brother, Neil Lucas.

She was married to Cecil Watson in Hagermann, NM on June 02, 1944.

Survivors include: Son, Jim and wife Mary Watson of Maynard, 5 daughters; Joyce and husband Martin Baltz of Pocahontas, Eunice Thiele of husband Jerome of Rodger, AR., Betty Stockwell and husband Tommy of Pocahontas, Carolyn Frankenberger and husband David of California, and Cecilia Henson and husband Frank of Pocahontas. 15 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Brother Rex Mann of Texas, 3 sisters; Sherry Kent, Ina Jo, and Rita McCaslin all of New Mexico

Services will be held Sunday, July 18, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Terry Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday night from 6-8 p.m.

Lucille Hope Noonon

Pocahontas – Lucille Hope Tyler Noonon, 93, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2010.

Born September 3, 1916. The youngest of 10 children born to John Rayburn Tyler and Minnie Harris Tyler.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, her husband James Noonon, 5 brothers & 4 sisters, and 14 nieces and nephews.

She is survived by 26 nieces and nephews and several cousins.

Local nieces and nephews are; Jennie Waddle, Nadine Tyler, Pat Baker, Shirley Barrow, Becky Hogue, and husband Willard, Marilyn Baker of Pocahontas, Ben Williams and wife Lou, Nina Tyler and Reva Haley of Maynard and Lolita Wright of Corning.

Services will be in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home Saturday, July 17th, at 4:00 p.m. with visitation from 3 until time of services with Don Autry officiating. Burial will be private.

Bill Lee Giles

Pocahontas – Mr. Bill Giles, 90, passed away Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Five Rivers Medical Center. He was born Feb. 28th, 1920 to the late Melvin and Minnie Giles.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Notra Giles.

He is survived by three daughters; Brinda Giles and Donna Pearcy both of Pocahontas, and Billie Crafford and son-in-law, Mike of Fisk, Mo. Two grandchildren Monica Pearcy and Shonda Emmons, one great grandchild Tye Emmons.

Services for Mr. Giles will be Tuesday July 13th at 2:00pm in the chapel of Mcnabb Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday evening from 5-7.

Alba Johnson

Paragould – Mrs. Alba Johnson, 89, passed away Friday, July 9, 2010 at Arkansas Methodist Hospital. She was born March 18, 1923 to the late James and Ausia Pemberton.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Johnson, three great grandchildren, triplets; Cami, Kiya, and Harlie Johnson, seven sisters and three brothers.

She is survived by five sons; Wesley and wife Beryl of Hamilton, AL., Larry and wife Edith of Tullahoma, TN., Dale and wife Rose of Rockford, IL., David and wife Susan of Paragould, and Rick and wife Kathy of Hackleberg, AL. Four daughters; Lea and husband Gene Graham of Anderson, IN., Linda and husband George Lamb of Paragould, Regena and husband Sid Burden of Abingdon, VA., and Charlene and husband Don Dingus of Paragould. 21 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

Funeral services for Mrs. Johnson will be Monday, July 12, 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 from 12:30-2:00 p.m. Monday prior to service.

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.

Jewel Helen Morrow

Corning, AR – Jewel Helen (Edington) Morrow, 87, passed away July 08, 2010 at Pocahontas Nursing and Rehab.

Born October 02, 1922 in Reyno, AR by the late John M. And Dollie A. (Carnahan) Edington.

She is preceded in death by husband, Ralph L. Morrow, Sr., both parents, and Five brothers and Two sisters.

She is survived by daughter, Helen Tyler of Reyno, AR. Three sons; Jerry Dale Morrow and wife Virginia of Cherokee Village, AR, J.C. Morrow and wife Annie of Corning, AR., and Ralph Len Morrow, Jr., and wife Lisa of Reyno, AR. Sister, Opal Johnson of Festus, MO., 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, and other family members and friends.

She was a lifelong resident of Reyno and a member of Old Reyno Freewill Baptist Church and Mrs. Morrow was a homemaker.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 10, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at Old Reyno Freewill Baptist Church with Bro. Andy Patterson officiating. Burial will follow to Nelson Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday night from 5-8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Pallbearers include: Charlie Tyler, Clay Morrow, Bob Morrow, Brett Morrow, Brad Morrow, Kody Riggan, and Russell Riggan.

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.

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