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Marguerite Brownlee

DELL — Marguerite Alice "Snooks" Brownlee was born to Rettie Lee (McDaniel) and Virgil Samuel Simmons in 1922. The oldest of six siblings, they were early settlers near Dell. She passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018.

Buford Carter

OSCEOLA — Buford Wallace Carter, 92, of Osceola departed this life Thursday, March 15, 2018, at his home. He was born Oct. 6, 1925, to Bennie and Ethel Howie Carter.

Barbara Cothren

JONESBORO — Barbara Ann Cothren, 67, of Jonesboro passed from this life Thursday, March 15, 2018, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. She was born to the late William "Bill" and Clara Davis on Sept. 25, 1950, here in Jonesboro.

Becky Crawford

JONESBORO — Becky Crawford, 56, of Jonesboro passed away Feb. 25, 2018, after battling cancer for the last several years. Born March 29, 1961, to Pat and Wava Mitchell, she was the youngest of 12 siblings.

Mark Richie

BAY — Mark Anthony Richie, 50, of Bay passed from this life Thursday, March 15, 2018, at his home surrounded by his friends and family. He was born in Trumann on Nov. 13, 1967, to James Douglas and Jennette Richie. Mark spent his entire life residing in Bay where he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bay.

Betty Selvidge

IMBODEN — Betty Jane Selvidge, 71, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

Ouida Simmons-Nichols

LEPANTO — Ouida Glynn Simmons-Nichols, 88, of Lepanto departed this life Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Jonesboro. She was born Jan. 1, 1930. She attended First United Methodist Church.


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