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MARVIN CISSELL 
Mr. Marvin Cissell, 73, of Wilson, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, in Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 18, 1929, in Golden Lake, the son of James Grady Cissell and Flossie Simpson Cissell, he was a member of Wilson First Baptist Church. Mr. Cissell was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jordan Cissell, Alfred Cissell and J.R. Cissell; and one sister, Georgia Camper.
He leaves his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Hill Cissell of Wilson; 
One son, Rodney Cissell and his wife, Patricia, of Wilson; 
Two daughters, Brenda Wallace and husband, David, of Des Arc, and Rhonda Speck and husband, Peyton, of Frenchman's Bayou;
Four sisters, Victoria Bomar of West Memphis, Joyce Balek of Wilson, Ann Beckel of Hernando, Miss., and Carolyn Stengal of Germantown, Tenn.; and
Seven grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Wilson. Burial will follow in Bassett Cemetery in Bassett.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

J.D. MILES 
Mr. J.D. Miles, 62, of Lake City, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 17, 1941, in Alabama, he had been a farm worker and was a member of Red Oak Baptist Church in Lepanto. He had been a resident of Poinsett County for over 30 years.
Mr. Miles leaves his wife, Glenda Miles of Lake City; 
Five sons, Shawn Miles of Osceola, Joshua and Willard Miles, both of Lepanto, Jay Dee Miles of Eupora, Miss., and Larry Miles of Lepanto;
Three daughters, Betty Sue Wright of Lake City, Brenda Manning of Eupora and Sarah Thacker of Lepanto; 
Three sisters, Helen King of West Memphis, Olar Faye Mattingly of Jacksonville and Mary Ann Miles of Bear Creek, Ala.; 
Six brothers, Millard Miles of Lepanto, Joseph and James Miles, both of Marked Tree, and Hollis Miles, Oscar Miles and Howard Miles, all of Haleyville, Ala.; and
Eight grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola, with Bro. Larry Deaton officiating. Burial will follow at Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah. Family members will be active pallbearers.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

JIMMIE PARKER 
Mrs. Jimmie Parker, 88, of Jonesboro, formerly of Osceola, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 6, 1914, in Marietta, Miss., she was of the Baptist faith and a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Parker; her brother, Gordon Burfield; and her sisters, Lela Bishop and Ethel Fox.
Mrs. Parker leaves four sons, Stanley Lee Parker and Bobby Parker, both of West Ridge, Roy Parker of Burdette and Larry Parker of Gosnell;
One daughter, Wanda Coburn of Jonesboro; 
One brother, Elihue Burfield of St. Charles; and 
Eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Roller-Swift Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola, with burial following in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

IMA JEWELL BROWN 
Mrs. Ima Jewell Brown, 67, of Lepanto, died Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. She had been a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary Curtis. 
Mrs. Brown leaves her sons, Travis Brown of Tyronza and Ricky Brown of the Black Oak community; 
Her daughters, Patricia Holt of Dyess, Carolyn Hindman of West Memphis, Patsy Talley and Darlene Brown, both of Concord, Sandy Wood of Olive Branch, Miss., and Mashell Bly of Paneway;
Her sisters, Shirley Ohler of Keiser and Wanda Haygood of Waverly, Tenn.; 
Her brothers Robert Curtis of Missouri and Earl Curtis of Monette; and 
Twenty-three grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, with the Rev. Dale Duke officiating. Burial will follow in Potters Cemetery in Lepanto. Friends and family members will be active and honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive visitors from noon to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

MATTHEW LANE YOUNG 
Matthew Lane Young, 1 month, died Sunday, July 27, 2003, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti, Mo. Born June 5, 2003, in Kennett, Mo., he was the son of Matthew Roy Young and Chanarra Brooke Gibson of Caruthersville, Mo.
He leaves his maternal grandparents, Richard and Dawn Goodale of Caruthersville; 
His paternal grandparents, Frank Young of West Plains, Mo., and Cylene Wallace of Billings, Mo.; 
His maternal great-grandparents, Carl and Nancy Goodale, Pat and Joyce Gibson and Dollie Peeler, all of Caruthersville; 
His paternal great-grandparents, David and Christina Brewer of Mammoth Springs and Barbara Young of West Plains; 
His uncles, Anthony Gibson, Chance Goodale and Corey Goodale, all of Caruthersville, Daniel Young and Caleb Young, both of West Plains, and Zeb Wallace of Billings;
His aunt, Jessica Shockley and her husband, Chris, of Ozark, Mo.; 
His great-uncles, Chad Ford and Ricky and Kristi Hall, all of Caruthersville; 
A special brother, Dylan Babcock of Caruthersville; and 
A number of other relatives and friends. 
Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Temple Baptist Church in Caruthersville, with the Rev. Jim Pilcher officiating. Burial followed in Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville under the direction of the H.S. Smith Funeral Home in Caruthersville.

IMO BLANKENSHIP 
Mrs. Imo Blankenship, 84, of Blytheville, died this morning at Parkview Nursing Center. 
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Cobb Funeral Home. 

DAVID FRANKLIN BRADFORD SR. 
Mr. David Franklin Bradford Sr., 63, of Etowah, died Sunday, July 8, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born June 15, 1938, in Arkansas, he was a farm worker and of the Pentecostal faith.
Mr. Bradford leaves two daughters, Lola Bradford of Etowah and Catherine Green of the Lost Cane community; 
One son, David Franklin Bradford Jr. of Etowah; 
Two sisters, Ella Faye Willbanks of Etowah and Jette Pearl Humble of Leachville; 
One brother, Junior Bradford of Fort Pierce, Fla.; and 
Five grandchildren. 
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. today at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola. The Rev. Alvin Willbanks will officiate, and burial will follow in Herman Cemetery in Jonesboro.

LORENE BUCHANAN EDRINGTON 
Mrs. Lorene Buchanan Edrington, 84, died Tuesday in Monroe, La. Formerly of Osceola, she was the widow of Sam Edrington.
Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. 

JESSE JOHN 'J.J.' HARGETT 
Mr. Jesse John "J.J." Hargett of Greenville, Texas, died June 26, 2001, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. He was born Nov. 23, 1916, in Blytheville, the son of John G. Hargett and Verda Seeman Hargett. He was raised in Blytheville and graduated in 1935 from Blytheville High School.
Mr. Hargett was united in marriage to Allene Holt Aug. 30, 1941, in Azle, Texas. 
He served in the U.S. Army in Korea during World War II. He was a retired oil field supply salesman and a "farmer at heart." Mr. Hargett was a member of the Westside Methodist Church of Greenville and a Mason.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years in 1998 and his sister, Charlene Hargett Maynard of Blytheville in 1987.
He leaves his daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Dr. James A. Grimshaw III of Greenville; 
His granddaughter and her husband, Courtney and Cody Fowler of Almaty, Kazakhstan; 
His grandson, James A. Grimshaw IV, and his wife, Heather, of Golden, Colo.; and 
Several nieces and nephews, including his niece and her husband, Lynda Kaye and Buddy Miller of Blytheville. 
Funeral services were conducted June 26 at White's Funeral Chapel in Azle, with burial at Ashcreek Cemetery in Azle. 
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. 

ROY EDWARD MAUPPINS 
Mr. Roy Edward Mauppins, 56, of Wilson, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, in Blytheville. Born Nov. 19, 1944, in Reverie, Tenn., the son of Johnnie Mauppins and Ann Katherine Owen Mauppins, he attended the First Baptist Church in Blytheville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Mauppins, and two brothers, Alvin Mauppins and Willard Mauppins.
Mr. Mauppins leaves one son, Luke Mauppins of Wilson; 
Two daughters, Tanya Mauppins of Blytheville and Kayla Mauppins of San Jose, Calif.; 
Two brothers, Billy Jack Mauppins of Wilson and Albert Lee Mauppins of St. Louis; 
One sister, Faye Stracener of Blytheville; and 
Three grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Roller-Swift Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola. Burial will follow in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

DON PAYNE 
Mr. Don Payne, 64, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at his home in Blytheville. Born May 6, 1937, in Blytheville to Raymond and Louise Gunter Payne, he was a lifelong Blytheville resident. Mr. Payne was a retired route salesman with Interstate Bakery and Turner Dairies and was, according to his family, a dedicated family man both to his parents, siblings and his wife and son. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Mr. Payne leaves his wife, Mary Prince Payne; 
A son, Tim Payne of El Centro, Calif.; 
Four brothers, Jon Payne of Marion, Jimmy Payne, Joe Payne and Jerry Payne, all of Blytheville; and 
Two grandchildren, Scott and Sean Payne. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Pamela J. Estes and the Rev. Dr. Tommy Joe Carney will officiate, and burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society. 

MICHAEL RAZER 
Mr. Michael Razer, 54, of Blytheville, died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Blytheville. Born in Cooter, Mo., the son of John and Claudyne O'Kane Razer, he had been an area resident all of his life. He was an employee of Wal-Mart and a former employee of Hays Supermarket. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served his country in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the American Legion and, according to family members, loved to barbecue and spend time with his family.
His parents and brothers, Kelly, Johnny and Frankie Razer, preceded him in death. 
Mr. Razer leaves his wife, Terri Lynn Nelson Razer of the home; 
His children, Amber Renee Razer, Joshua Kelly Razer and Joseph Michael Razer, all of the home; 
His brothers, Bobby Razer, Donald Razer and Keith Razer, all of Blytheville; 
His sisters, Luretha Caines and Sandra Holdaway, both of Blytheville, Diana Morris of Benton Harbor, Mich., and Betty Hinklin of Cooter; and
Two special friends, Randy Brehm and Gracie Moseley. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Welch officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

RODNEY CLYDE BARNES 
Rodney Clyde Barnes, the infant son of Erica Simpson of Blytheville and Ronnie Clyde Barnes of Alexandria, Va., died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Blytheville. He was born June 18, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Blytheville.
In addition to his parents, he leaves his grandparents, Steve Davis and Mary Davis, both of Blytheville, and Barbara Barnes and Ronnie Clyde Barnes, both of Alexandria;
His great-grandparents, Mary Gaston of Blytheville and Betty Barnes of Alexandria; and 
One sister, Amelya Barnes of Blytheville. 
Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Sandy Ridge Cemetery in Burdette, with the Rev. Gilbert Davis officiating. Family members will be active pallbearers.
Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville is in charge of arrangements. 

MARVIN CISSELL 
Mr. Marvin Cissell, 73, of Wilson, died Thursday, June 19, 2003, in Memphis, Tenn. Born Dec. 18, 1929, in Golden Lake, the son of James Grady Cissell and Flossie Simpson Cissell, he was a member of Wilson First Baptist Church. Mr. Cissell was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Jordan Cissell, Alfred Cissell and J.R. Cissell; and one sister, Georgia Camper.
He leaves his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Hill Cissell of Wilson; 
One son, Rodney Cissell and his wife, Patricia, of Wilson; 
Two daughters, Brenda Wallace and husband, David, of Des Arc, and Rhonda Speck and husband, Peyton, of Frenchman's Bayou;
Four sisters, Victoria Bomar of West Memphis, Joyce Balek of Wilson, Ann Beckel of Hernando, Miss., and Carolyn Stengal of Germantown, Tenn.; and
Seven grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Wilson. Burial will follow in Bassett Cemetery in Bassett.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. 
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

J.D. MILES 
Mr. J.D. Miles, 62, of Lake City, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born May 17, 1941, in Alabama, he had been a farm worker and was a member of Red Oak Baptist Church in Lepanto. He had been a resident of Poinsett County for over 30 years.
Mr. Miles leaves his wife, Glenda Miles of Lake City; 
Five sons, Shawn Miles of Osceola, Joshua and Willard Miles, both of Lepanto, Jay Dee Miles of Eupora, Miss., and Larry Miles of Lepanto;
Three daughters, Betty Sue Wright of Lake City, Brenda Manning of Eupora and Sarah Thacker of Lepanto; 
Three sisters, Helen King of West Memphis, Olar Faye Mattingly of Jacksonville and Mary Ann Miles of Bear Creek, Ala.; 
Six brothers, Millard Miles of Lepanto, Joseph and James Miles, both of Marked Tree, and Hollis Miles, Oscar Miles and Howard Miles, all of Haleyville, Ala.; and
Eight grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola, with Bro. Larry Deaton officiating. Burial will follow at Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah. Family members will be active pallbearers.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

JIMMIE PARKER 
Mrs. Jimmie Parker, 88, of Jonesboro, formerly of Osceola, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, in Jonesboro. Born Oct. 6, 1914, in Marietta, Miss., she was of the Baptist faith and a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Parker; her brother, Gordon Burfield; and her sisters, Lela Bishop and Ethel Fox.
Mrs. Parker leaves four sons, Stanley Lee Parker and Bobby Parker, both of West Ridge, Roy Parker of Burdette and Larry Parker of Gosnell;
One daughter, Wanda Coburn of Jonesboro; 
One brother, Elihue Burfield of St. Charles; and 
Eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Roller-Swift Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola, with burial following in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

JAMES HENRY EWING 
Mr. James Henry Ewing, 39, of Osceola, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at Osceola Healthcare. He had been a factory worker and was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Ewing leaves one son, Antonio Ewing of Madison, Wis.; 
One daughter, Camelia Ewing of Madison; and 
Five sisters, Dorothy Barker, Vera McNeal, Shirley Lewis and Yzetta Reed, all of Osceola, and Mary White of Keithville, La.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola, with Dr. Moses Black officiating. Burial followed in Whiteside Cemetery. Family and friends were pallbearers.

VAUGHN THEO HUTTON 
Mr. Vaughn Theo Hutton, 77, of Hoxie, formerly of Manila, died Tuesday, May 28, 2002, at his home. Born in Manila, he was the son of the late William Joseph and Mary Jewell Hutton and had lived in Hoxie for the past 50 years. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Manila Methodist Church. Mr. Hutton was an Army veteran of World War II and served in the Normandy Invasion. He received a Purple Heart for D-Day action in France.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Loraine Rice Hutton of the home; 
One brother, Billy Joe Hutton of Kennett, Mo.; and 
Three nephews, Vaughn Wright Hutton of Marion, James Randolph Hutton of Jonesboro and William Mark Hutton of Blytheville.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday in the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila. The Rev. William Piercy will officiate, and burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery. Military honors will be provided at graveside by the Herman Davis American Legion Post of Manila.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

THEODORE MITCHELL 
Mr. Theodore Mitchell, 76, of Blytheville, died Monday, May 27, 2002, at his home. Born in Wyatt, Mo., he had lived in the Clear Lake community as a young man. Later he moved to Michigan and worked as an automotive specialist. He moved back to Blytheville in 1988 and was a member of Progressive Baptist Church.
Mr. Mitchell leaves his wife, Mrs. Lillie Mitchell of the home; 
Four daughters, Ms. Jackie White of Hot Desert Springs, Calif., Ms. Donna Miller of Chesapeake, Va., Mrs. Kathleen Mitchell of Benton Harbor, Mich., and Ms. Carrie M. Jones of St. Louis;
Two stepdaughters, Ms. Tammie Murphy and Mrs. Mary Ann Riggins, both of Blytheville; 
His son, Theodore Mitchell Jr. of North Carolina; 
Three stepsons, Joe Rinkines of Lansing, Mich., and Rickey Rinkines and Ronnie Rinkines, both of Blytheville; 
Two sisters, Ms. Deola Mitchell of Chicago and Mrs. E.B. DeFrance of Benton Harbor; 
Two brothers, John Mitchell and Jesse Mitchell, both of Chicago; 
His aunts, Mrs. Jessica Kirkindall of Detroit and Mrs. Mary Dumas of Evansville, Ill.; and 
Twenty-seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and other relatives. 
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, where Dr. L.B. Burton is the pastor. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery by McDonald-Horne Funeral Home.
The family will receive visitors from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

ARBEE 'BONE' ANDERSON JR. 
Mr. Arbee "Bone" Anderson Jr., 47, of Blytheville, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Methodist Healthcare University in Memphis, Tenn. Born May 27, 1955, in Heth, he was a former employee of Louis George Motor Co. and a member of Bible Way Church.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alberta Malone Rupert. 
Mr. Anderson leaves his father and stepmother, R.B. and Helena Anderson of Milwaukee. 
His wife, Deborah "Debbie" Thomas Anderson of Blytheville; 
Four sons, Anthony "Dank" Dadgryn Anderson, and Reginald "Reggie" Thomas, Arbee "Bee Bee" Anderson III and Tommy James "James" Anderson, all of Blytheville;
One daughter, Angela Renee "Bye Bye" Anderson of Blytheville; 
His sisters and stepsisters, Mary Faye Brown, Earnestine McDowell and Theresa Anderson, all of Milwaukee, Mary Campbell and Darlene Patrick, both of Milwaukee, and Georgia Allen (Willie) of Brooklyn, N.Y.;
Four brothers, Robert Thompson (Cleo) of Memphis, Johnny Lee Anderson (Christine) and Ollie Anderson (Ella), all of Blytheville, and Connie Anderson of Milwaukee; 
Three stepbrothers, Howard Campbell (Debbie) of Lexington, Ky., Henry Campbell (Valerie) and Eddie Campbell, all of Milwaukee; 
Two special friends, Rosco Sharkey (Teresa) of Blytheville and Coy Johnson (Deloris) of Osceola; and 
Three grandchildren, Reginald Lee "Little Reg" Thomas Jr. of Blytheville and Anthony Anderson Jr. and Destiny Anderson, both of Chicago.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, with Elder Curtis Smith Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blytheville.
The family will receive visitors from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Wilson Funeral Home in Blytheville.


 


 

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