Obituaries

James Lavern Burnside

Pocahontas – James Lavern Burnside, 58, passed away Saturday, August 21, 2010.

Born August 09, 1952 in Newport.

He is preceded in death by father Carl Ray Burnside and sister Sarah Burnside.

He is survived by wife Nancy Burnside of the home. Three sons; Todd Burnside of Hoxie, Tanner and Brandon Burnside both of Pocahontas. Three daughters; Rhonda Kildow of Bono, Rene Palmer of Pocahontas, and Carla Brown of Fayetteville. 15 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild, mother Marjorie Burnside of Clover Bend, AR. 5 brothers; Doug Burnside of Shreveport, LA., Gary Burnside of Cardwell, MO., Paul and Terry Burnside both of Walnut Ridge, AR., and Harold Burnside of Paragould, AR. 5 sisters; Judy Hoffmeister of Luling, TX., Brenda Johnston of Cherokee Village, AR., Wilma Simms of Forrest City, AR., Wanda Burnside of Shreveport, LA., and Malinda Burnside of Pocahontas.

Mr. Burnside was a 1970 graduate from Cloverbend High School & was an owner/operator truck driver for 30 years.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 25, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with James Coker officiating and Randy Lingenfelter officiating. Burial will follow in Wells Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday night from 5-8 p.m.

Pallbearers include: Eddie Palmer, Doug Burnside, Gary Burnside, Paul Burnside, Terry Burnside, and Harold Burnside.

Bonnie J. Kincade

Little Rock – Bonnie J. Kincade, 63, passed away Thursday, August 19, 2010.

Born March 13, 1947 in Dyess, AR to the late W.T. “Rod” Brasfield and Pauline “Polly” Brasfield.

She is survived by husband Perry Kincade of the home, daughter Elizabeth Kincade of Little Rock, AR and son Boyd and wife Kathy Kincade of Perryville, AR. Two grandchildren; Taylor Ann Kincade and Nicholas Howell Kincade both of Perryville, AR. Siblings; Tammy Brasfield of Pocahontas, Bobby Brasfield and Gene Brasfield both of Jonesboro, AR.

Memorial service will be held Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Melvin Shelton officiating.

Visitation will be held from 12-2:00 p.m. prior to service. Mrs. Kincade will be cremated directly after memorial service.

Mary Christine Collie

Ravenden Springs – Mary Christine Collie, 81, passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at St. Benards Medical Center.

Born March 11, 1929 to the late Curby & Mackie May (Bray) Hamlin.

She is preceded in death by both parents, first husband J.O. Moorhead and by her second husband L.B. Collie. Also three brothers; Eugene Hamlin, Brown Hamlin and W. L. Hamlin.

She is survived by foster daughter Ina Mae Cole of Louisiana, two step-sons; W.H. Collie and Don Collie both of Michigan. Two step-daughters; Charolette McEachan and Linda Edgemon both of Michigan. Four foster grandchildren and 7 foster great grandchildren all of Louisiana. Eight step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren all of Michigan. Four nieces and four nephews all of Texas.

Graveside service will be held Monday, August 23, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in King Cemetery with Billy Hamlin officiating.

Visitation will be held Monday prior to service from 9-10 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home.

Mina Hopkins

Pocahontas – Mina Horsman Hopkins, 105, passed away Monday, August 16, 2010 at Randolph Home.

Born October 17, 1904 in Randolph County, she was a daughter of Newton and Isabella Fry Horsman.

Mina was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers; Eric Horsman, Melbourn Horsman, and Wayne Horsman, two sisters; Ethel Horsman Rickman and Lora Horsman Morgan, nieces and nephews, and by her husband Lloyd Hopkins.

She is survived by two nieces, Miriam Bailey of Randolph Home and Freda Welch of Elmcroft, and by several great nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to McIlroy Cemetery Fund; 1912 N. Park St.; Pocahontas, AR. 72455.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Dr. Grant Killion officiating. Mrs. Hopkins will be cremated.

Visitation will be held Thursday prior to service from 12-1:00 p.m.

Michael Edward Bradley

Ravenden Springs, AR – Michael Edward Bradley, 55, passed away Monday, August 16, 2010.

Born October 26, 1954 in Chicago, IL.

He is preceded in death by sister Clara Bradley Griffith.

He is survived by wife Deborah Bradley of the home. Four sons; SSG Michael E. And wife April Bradley of Fort Bragg, N.C., Patrick and wife Amy Bradley of Pocahontas, Seth and Cody Bradley both of the home. Grandchild Ashyton Bradley of Pocahontas. Parents; James and Imogene Bradley of Ravenden. Four brothers; Jerry Bradley, Wayne Bradley, and Hardy Bradley all of Ravenden and David Bradley of Williford. Four sisters; Kathy Wells of Ravenden, Peggy Bradley and Sheila Bradley both of Imboden, and Cindy Williams of Pocola, OK.

Military Honor Guard from Fort Sill, OK will be performing Military Service.

Funeral service will be held Monday, August 30, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Michael S. Bradley. Burial will follow in Opposition Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m. prior to service.

Dorsia Joyce Gullett

Pocahontas – Dorsia Joyce Gullett, 87, passed away Monday, August 9, 2010.

Born April 06, 1923 in Ingram Township in Randolph County to the late John and Frances Gullett.

She is survived by sister Mae Meeks of Pocahontas and two brother-in-laws; Leon Childress and Gene Meeks both of Pocahontas, several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 12, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Larry Owen & Stan Little officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

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

Adalene Hayes

Pocahontas – Mrs. Adalene Hayes, 84, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2010 at Pocahontas Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born February 9, 1926 to the late Andrew and Claudie Johnson.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by 1 brother and 1 sister.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years Sherman Hayes, children; Larry Hayes of Pocahontas, Kay Adams of Doniphan, MO, Patsy Simington of Pocahontas, Judy King of Pocahontas, Pam Sandusky of Pocahontas and Rick Hayes.
18 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Hayes will be Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 10:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Perry Jo Vandergriff & Mackie McReynolds officiating. Burial will follow in Wells Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Monday August 9th.

Marvin Auston Johnson

Pocahontas – Marvin Auston Johnson, 82, passed away Thursday, August 05, 2010 at St. Benards Medical Center.

Born January 11, 1928 in Pocahontas to the late John and Irene(Toney)Johnson.

He is preceded in death by wife Louise Johnson, both parents, sister Wanda Potter, and brother-in-law Roy Durell Potter.

He is survived by; Terry Flandera of Pensacola, FL., and Toni Childers of Ozark, MO.; Danny Johnson of Nixa, MO. And Johnny Johnson of Maumelle, AR. Rhonda Johnson of Horn Lake, MS., Shirley Brown of Mayflower, AR., Sharon Estes of Springfield, MO., 19 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, nephew Roy “Butch” Potter, many cousins, and many friends.

He was a truck driver, ETMF – East Texas Motor Freight and President of the Teamsters Local Union 245.

Mr. Johnson enjoyed spending time with good friends at 166 Café. And also enjoyed watching Cardinal games and reading a good western book.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, August 08, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Chris Bookout officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery.

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

Pallbearers included: Ray Hogue, Brad Johnson, Aaron York, Gary Johnson, Quentin Cato, and Scott Estes.

Dickie Joe Kincade

Pocahontas – Dickie Joe Kincade, 69, passed away Sunday, August 1, 2010 at Randolph Home.

Born October 2, 1940 in Pocahontas to the late Clyde and Agnes (Schaechtel) Kincade.

He is survived by wife Diane (Hightower) Kincade of the home. Daughter Sherie and husband Quinten Tweedy of Pocahontas and son Richard and wife Lisa Kincade of Maynard. Four grandchildren; Amanda Caldwell and Kristi Bounds both of Pocahontas, Walter Kincade of Maynard and a very special grandson Dexter Kincade of Pocahontas. Two great grandchildren; Kirsten and Madysen Bounds both of Pocahontas. Sisters; Anna Mae Roach of Jonesboro and Shirley Pender of Pocahontas. Four brothers; Leo Kincade of Kansas, Bill Kincade, Clyde Kincade, Jr., and Jim Kincade all of Pocahontas. Two special friends; Dale Bass and Gary Kincade.

Military honors will be performed by Promberger Traw Post #4556.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 4, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of McNabb Funeral Home with Karen Hutton officiating. Burial will follow in Homeplace Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday night from 6-8 p.m.

Pallbearers include: Clyde Hackworth, Terry Kincade, Walter Kincade, Nick Caldwell, Pete Bounds, and John McCord.

Honorary Pallbearers: Dale Bass, Gary Kincade, Earl Chesser, Jr., and Dexter Kincade.

Hershal Eugene (Gene) Chesser

Maynard- Hershel Eugene (Gene) Chesser 83 Son of the late Marion Clyde and Ada Chesser passed away Friday at his home.

He was preceded by his parents infant son 3 brothers Raymond Chesser ,Lehman Chesser, Doyle Chesser and 3 sisters Hazel Surles, Ina Tribble and Louise Smith and 1 Granddaughter Misty Barnett.

He is survived by his wife Clara Chesser of 59 years they were married April 24, 1954 .

2 sons Charles Chesser and wife Margaret of Maynard, Michael Chesser and wife Joyce of Pocahontas 3 daughters Kathy Barnett and Husband Randle of Warm Springs Janice Halliburton and Husband Pawnee of Maynard and Teresa Kester and Husband Lee of Thayer ,Mo
18 grandchildren 23 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. 2 brothers Dean Chesser of Lancaster,Ca and Rick Chesser of Okean, Ar 2 sisters Meggie Wall of Walnut Ridge and Linda Bradley of Walnut Ridge.

He was faithful Member of Stokes Church of Christ for 42 years.He loved Listening to his Beagle dogs run, playing dominoes, watching westerns , enjoyed spending time with his kids grandkids and family.

Memorials can be made to the Paragould Childrens Home.

Visitation will be Sunday from 5-8 , Service will be Monday at 11:00 Am at The Chapel of McNabb Funeral home with Ben Williams and Gary Buxton officiating Burial will follow at the Chesser Cemetery.

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