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Obituary for Robert Rex Kirkland

Wednesday, January 7, 2004 Poinsett County Democrat Tribune Robert Rex Kirkland, 72, of Trumann died Friday, Jan. 2, at Regional Medical Center of NEA. Born at Belmore, he lived most of his life in Trumann. He was retired from the City of Trumann Street Department and was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include two sons, Bobby Kirkland and Stanley Kirkland, both of Trumann; one sister, Bernell Holloway of Gideon, Mo.; three brothers, Charles Kirkland of Kennett, Mo., J.C. Kirkland of Nashville, Tenn., and J.W. Kirkland of Jonesboro; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and one brother. Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 5, 2003, in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann, with the Rev. Billy Moore officiating. Burial followed in Holly Springs Cemetery at Harrisburg. Pallbearers were Billy Clark, Robbie Deason, Josh Kirkland, Timmy Kirkland, Tommy Kirkland, David Phillips, John Smith and Eddie Upton. -Contributed by T.L. Davis

Obituary for Henry A. Spoon

DEATH- Henry A. Spoon was born February 22, 1900 at Elijah, Missouri, died November 7, 1839 at Memphis Baptist Hospital at Memphis, Tennessee. Burial was in Tyronza Cemetery, near Marked Tree, Arkansas. He leaves his wife and six children to mourn his passing, his mother, three sisters and one brother, Charles E. Spoon of Douthat, Oklahoma. Mrs. Minnie Langley of Arditta, Missouri; Mrs. Mary Coble of Clovis, California; Mrs. Ida Estes of Bakersfield, his mother also of Bakersfield, his father having proceeded him in death four years. He leaves a host of friends. -Contributed by Janet Cathcart

Obituary for Henry A. Spoon

Henry A. Spoon was born February 22, 1900, at Elijah, Missouri, and died November 7, 1939 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. He has lived at Marked Tree, Arkansas, the past four years. His death came as a shock to his relatives and friends as he was only ill a short time, death being due to double pneumonia. He leaves his wife, who formerly was Miss Ona Hall and six children, who are Vernon Eugene, age 13; Dorothy D., 12; Rose Marie, 8: Shirley Ann, 7; Charles, 6; Kenneth, 4. He is also survived by his mother, Mrs. H. C. Spoon of Douthat, Oklahoma, three sisters, Mrs. Ida Estes of Bakersfield, Missouri, Mrs. Minnie Langley of Hocomo, this county, Mrs. Mary Coble of Clovis, California and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his loss. His father proceeded him in death four years ago. He was a member of the Pentecostal church and was converted and baptized last August, and lived a devoted Christian life. Burial was made in the Tyrone cemetery near Marked Tree Arkansas -Contributed by Janet Cathcart.



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