Greene County, Arkansas

July 2001Obituaries


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Fannie Mae Cartwright

Fannie Mae Cartwright, 97, of Paragould died Monday, July 30, 2001, at Paragould Nursing Center.
She was born Dec. 24, 1903, in Water Valley, Miss. She was a former secretary with First Baptist Church, where she was a member, and for the State of Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson Cartwright.
Survivors include a son, John Cartwright of Pensacola, Fla.; a daughter, Frances Poe of St. Louis County, Mo.; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. today at Linwood Cemetery in Paragould with Joe Marsden officiating.
Visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. today at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould.
Funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 9:50 a.m.


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Bobby Gene Crews

Bobby Gene Crews, 72, of Paragould died Sunday, July 29, 2001, at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
He was born Jan. 17, 1929, in Goodwin. He was an Army, WWII veteran, and was a journeyman boilermaker and a member of Center Hill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Odell Dover Crews and four brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley L. Crews of Paragould; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ava D. and James "Birdie" Miller of Light and Jeanette E. and Eddie Martin of Greenbrier; one sister, Helen Edwards of San Pablo, Calif.; four grandchildren, Jay Miller and Tommy Miller, both of Jonesboro, and Keith Martin and Krista Hindman, both of Greenbrier; and four great-grandchildren, Terra, David and Daniel Martin, and Erica Hindman, all of Greenbrier.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould with Sam Stewart officiating. Burial will be at Greene County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Jay Miller, Keith Martin, Tommy Miller, Lance Hindman, Eric Mitchell and Greg Mangrum.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.


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Clinton W. Laubach

Clinton Wayne Laubach, 71, of Paragould died Monday, July 30, 2001, at his residence.
He was born July 15, 1930, in Darien, Mo. He was an operations manager for Laubach Freight Agency and member of Southside Community Church.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Pearl Laubach; his parents, Howard W. and Gertie Laubach; and a sister, Maxine Ragan.
Survivors include his wife, Richene Emory Laubach of Paragould; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gary W. and Norma Laubach of Paragould and Dennis Clinton Laubach of Benton, Mo.; four grandchildren, Michelle Laubach of Couch, Mo., Craig Laubach of Paragould and Amy Laubach and Jeffrey Laubach, both of Chaffee, Mo.; two great-grandchildren, Madison Pearl Laubach and William Colby Shaw, both of Couch; a stepson, Steven Dunlap of Willow Springs, Mo.; a stepdaughter, Richelle Leighty of Willow Springs; two stepgrandchildren, Amy Woodley and Ethan Leighty, both of Willow Springs; and a stepgreat-grandson, Michael Woodley of Willow Springs.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Spencer Funeral Home in Salem, Mo., with Chuck Whitmire officiating. Burial will be at North Lawn Cemetery in Salem.
A local visitation is planned from 6 to 9 this evening at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould.
Another visitation will be held Thursday evening at Spencer Funeral Home in Salem.
The family requests memorials be made to Southside Community Church, St. Bernards Hospice or A.L.S. Association, 27001 Agoura Road, Suite 150, Calabasas Hills, CA 91301-5104.

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