Zelva Corine Robinson, 80, a Greene Acres Nursing home resident, formerly of
Lafe, died Thursday, June 7, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital.
She was born April 6, 1921, in Cooter, Mo. She retired after teaching 35
years with the Lafe School District. She was a member of West View Baptist
She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Robinson; her parents,
Luther and Lizzie Morgan; and one brother, Doyle Morgan.
Survivors include a son, Ronnie Robinson of Lafe; a daughter, Delores
Clayton of Southaven, Miss.; two brothers, Raymond Morgan of Okeechobee,
Fla., and Leroy Morgan of Jacksonville; four sisters, Katie Gray of
Doniphan, Mo., Elva Barner (her twin) of Lafe, Alma Eaker of Paragould and
Sue Botkins of Lafe; five grandchildren, Greg Garner, Tracy Garner, Gina
Garner Cook, Shane Robinson and Mikka Robinson; and two great-grandchildren,
Jonathan Garner and Mitchell Garner.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Mitchell Funeral Home in Paragould
with Leroy Morgan and Curt Dwyer officiating. Burial will follow at Greene
County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Terry Barner, Donnie Townsend, Randy Morgan, Trevor
Newman, Steven Nagy and Keith White.
Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 919 N. Michigan Ave.,
Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60511-1676 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Jackie May, 43, of Paragould, formerly of Thebes died Friday, June 8, 2001,
at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould.
He was born March 19, 1958, in Granite City, Ill. He was a member of New
Antioch Baptist Church in Paragould and the American Rifle Association. He
was a construction worker.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Diane Hammond; two brothers, Leonard
and Patrick May.
Survivors include his wife, Sheila of Paragould; a son, Jackie May Jr., of
Olive Branch; a daughter, Natashia Imparato of Thebes; a stepdaughter,
Amanda Boling of Paragould; a grandchild; six step grandchildren; four
sisters, Linda Bevens of Thebes, Willa Simmons of McClure; Dixie Reed of
Prince Village, Mo., and Barbara Bailey of Olive Branch; four brothers,
Ronnie May of Mesa, Ariz., Cecil, Robert and Thomas May, all of Thebes; and
nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Crain Funeral Home in Tamms with the
Rev. Darrell Faire officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in
Visitation will be at 5 p.m. Sunday and on Monday until time of service at
the funeral home.
Willis Cribbs, 79, died Monday, June 25, 2001, at the City Hospital in
He was born July 8, 1921, in Paragould. He was a farmer in Lawrence County
near O'Kean for many years and was also a maintenance man for the National
Cash Register in Phoenix, Ariz. He was a member of the Ricker Free Will
Baptist Church near O'Kean.
Survivors include his wife, Val Cribbs of the home; two sons, Jerry Cribbs
of Indiana, Eldon Cribbs of California; a daughter, Jeanette Mawette of
Phoenix; three brothers, Willie of Chicago, Ill., Sylvester of Paragould and
Thomas E. of Saratoga, Calif.; a sister, Flora G. Jones of Paragould; and
Burial will be held in Phoenix on Friday.
Clarence Henry Overbay Sr.
Clarence Henry Overbay Sr., 91, of Paragould, formerly of Cardwell, Mo.,
died Wednesday, June 27, 2001, at Arkansas Methodist Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending with Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro.