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| KANE W. H. UNK 3 14 1911 UNKNOWN || 3-17-1911 DEATH=News reached the city Wednesday morning, of the death of Mr.W.H.Kane in Little Rock on Tuesday, Mar.14,1911, who for a long time was the fireman on the Rock Island switch engine here. Mr.Kane has a host of friends here, was highly esteemed, and quite popular. The news of his sudden death came as a distinct shock and is universally regretted. || KAUFFMAN GEORGE E. 1864 7 9 1936 SALEM || George E. KAUFFMAN, well known and substantial planter of Salem died at his home about twenty miles northwest of Marianna late Thursday evening, July 9. Mr. Kauffman had been ill with stomach trouble for two weeks. His sister, Mrs. Larn Stevens and brother, J.A. Kauffman of Bluffton, Ohio were with him at the time of his death. Mr. Kauffman was single and seventy two years of age. He owned and operated his farm near Goodwin, Ark. for 15 years. He is survived only by his brother and sister. Services were held at the residence at two o'clock Friday afternoon by Rev. J.A. Grider, Baptist minister of Forrest City. Burial was in the Salem cemetery with Williams-Wakefield funeral directors in charge of arrangements. Casket bearers were: Mr. Adams, F. French, C. Sartain, R.E. Bullard, C.E. Turpin, G.W. Laudermilk. The Courier-Index (Marianna, Arkansas) Thursday, July 16, 1936 (submitted by Mary Anderson on October 6, 2005 || KAY GLADYS MRS. HOWELL 4 3 1931 6 25 2004 FOREST HILLS || Mrs. Gladys Marie Howell Kay, age 73, of Little Rock and formerly of Malvern, died on Friday, June 25, 2004.Mrs. Kay, born April 3, 1931, was the daughter of Fred and Myrtle Howell. She was a businesswoman in the Little Rock area for the past 39 years working with Block Mortgage Company prior to opening her own business, Capitol Title Co., Inc., in 1976. She was a member of Reyburn Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Glen Rose.Mrs. Kay is survived by a son, Daniel "Danny" Kay; a daughter, Neona M. Treadway; two brothers, Homer Howell and Horace Howell; a sister, Joy Fay Ogden; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas B. Kay and a son, David L. Kay.Funeral services for Mrs. Kay were held on Monday, June 28, 2004, Griffin-Leggett Forest Hills in Alexander with Pastor Todd Bray officiating assisted by Bill House. Burial followed in Forest Hills Memorial Cemetery || KAY RUBY MAY MRS. BUSBY 2 3 1915 7 25 2006 FPARK || Mrs. Ruby Busby Kay passed away to join our Lord Tuesday, July 25, 2006, at 1:30 a.m. She was 91 years of age. Mrs. Kay was born in Batesville, Mississippi on February 3, 1915, to Tom and Ada Murphree Busby. She moved with her family to Caldwell, Arkansas at the age of two (2) and spent the remainder of her life in and around St. Francis County. She married Woodrow Kay in March of 1939 and they had two children. After sixty years of marriage, he preceded her in death in 1999. Mrs. Kay was an exceptional homemaker and cook. She loved having company and insisted everyone who came to her house had to eat. Her home-made doughnuts and rolls were quite memorable. Her family was most important to her. Mrs. Kay was a charter member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Forrest City and a faithful Christian. She loved her Lord and the church and attended regularly until illness kept her at home. She went to work at Rel-Toc Manufacturing Company in 1955 where she worked for 27 years and retired in 1982. She enjoyed her work and the many friends she made during this time. Preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers, Clarence, Bruce, Jim, and Dewitt Busby; and three sisters, Ms. Ida Lindsey. Mrs. Mary Ellis, and Mrs. Lorene Thomas.She is survived by her daughter, Linda Kay Jones and husband Paul of Russellville; and a son, Laney (Sonny) Kay and his wife, Christy of Forrest City. Also four grandchildren, Barbara Weddle Cole of Little Rock, Gary Wayne Jones of Russellville, Lori Ann Tanner of Russellville, and Aubrey Pierce of Cordova, Tenn. Mrs. Kay had ten (10) great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.Visitation will be held Thursday, July 27 from 6 to 8 p.m at Stevens Funeral Home and the funeral will be held Friday, July 28 at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Forrest Park Cemetery. Pall bearers will be Mrs. Kay's nephews. Officiating will be Brother Alan Payne of Emmanuel Baptist Church and Brother J.E. Hughes of Goodwin Baptist Church.Mrs. Kay was thoughtful and caring. We loved her and will miss her so very much.Obituary from Forrest City Times Herald || KEELING JIMMY ELTON 3 19 1943 3 17 2008 ATKINS || Mr. Jimmy Elton Keeling, age 64, of Dardanelle and formerly of Marianna, died Monday, March 17, 2008, at Dardanelle Retirement Center. Mr. Keeling was born March 19, 1943, in Marianna, the son of the late Ferd Elden and Vera Tennessee Logan Keeling. He was a retired truck driver and a West Helena firefighter. Mr. Keeling is survived by his wife, DeShea Keeling of Palestine; two daughters, Lisa Thomas of Oilton, Okla. and Patty Bilbrey of Lynn; two sons, Jason Keeling of Russellville and Jamie Keeling of Atkins; two step-children, William Colvin and Tonya Colvin, both of Palestine; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Graveside funeral services for Mr. Keeling were held on Thursday, March 20, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Atkins Cemetery with Rev. Micheal Burden officiating. Cornwell Funeral Home of Dardanelle was in charge of all arrangements.Published: 2008-03-20 || KEEVER ESSIE MRS. WIMS 1 1 1915 12 31 2005 UNKNOWN || Mrs. Essie Keever, age 90, of Clinton, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005.Mrs. Keever was born Jan. 1, 1915, in Myrtle, Miss., the daughter of Bessie Coleman Wims and Eli Wims. She married Frank Preston Todd in 1922 and they moved to Haynes in 1927. They then moved to Clinton in 1976.She is survived by two sisters, Jewel Linn of Barnes City, Iowa and Katie Jones of Texarkana; a daughter, Faye Rodgers of Clinton; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by two sons, Larry Dale Todd and Delbert Hal Todd; a husband Al Keever and six siblings.Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2006, at 2 p.m., at Roller McNutt Funeral Home in Clinton. || KEITH ADA LEE MISS 3 26 1909 5 8 1909 CITY || 5-14-1909 Miss Ada Lee, aged one month and 12 days , daughter of Mr.& Mrs.John W.Keith, died Saturday evening, May 8,1909, and was buried Sunday morning at the FORREST CITY. Elder E.R.Carswell of the Baptist church officiating. We extend to the bereaved parents our sincerest sympathies. || KEITH FERT KEITH JR. 2 15 1950 12 8 2006 UNKNOWN || Mr. Fert Keith Jr., age 56, of Forrest City, died on Friday, Dec. 8, 2006. Mr. Keith was born Feb. 15, 1950, the son of Fert Keith Sr. and the late Rachel Keith in Eudora. He had been a resident of Forrest City for the past six years. Mr. Keith was employed with General Motors Corporation for 30 years and retired in 1998. He was an active member of the United Auto Workers Union Local 659. He is survived by his father; his wife, Anna Lenora Keith; two daughters, Tameka LaShawn Keith Holmes and Ti'Anna Marie Keith; a son, Fert Keith III; three sisters, Clary West, Patricia Sanders and Josie Lee; seven brothers, Willie Bee Keith Sr., Lorenzo Keith Sr., Aaron Keith, Zebby Keith, Vince E. Keith Sr., Eddie L. Keith and Anthony Hamilton and two grandchildren. Mr. Keith was also preceded in death by a brother, Nathaniel Keith and a son, Frederick Keith. Visitation for Mr. Keith will be held on Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, from 1 to 7 p.m. at Bethune Funeral Services in Eudora. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2006, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Ministers Institute Building, 1329 Front Street, in Eudora.Published: 2006-12-12 || KEITH SKLYER UNK 4 9 2001 CAULKSVILLE || Skyler Daniel Keith, an infant, of Branch, died Monday, April 9, 2001, in Fort Smith. Keith was the son of Alisha Moore and Skyler Dawn Keith of Branch. He is survived by his parents; his grandparents, Skyler Keith and Anita Keith of Ratcliff, Edgar Moore of Forrest City and Mary Farrell of Palestine and his great-grandparents, Leevon and Helen Long of Palestine, Delmer and Jean Keith of Tecumseh, Okla., and Leatie Moore of Forrest City. Funeral services for Skyler Keith were held Tuesday, April 10, 2001, at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris. Burial followed in Caulksville Cemetery in Caulksville under the direction of Roller Funeral Home of Paris. || KELLER VIRGIE MRS ZINN 8 28 1929 10 20 2008 BIG SPRINGS || Virgie Zinn Keller, 79, Fifty Six went to be with the Lord October 20, 2008 at Batesville, Arkansas,Virgie Lucille Zinn Keller was born August 28, 1929 at Fifty Six, Arkansas to Newton Zinn and Stella (Balentine) Zinn. She was a member of the Fifty Six Missionary Baptist Church and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She worked over 20 years at the Blanchard Shirt Factory Factory and many other hard physical jobs during her life. Virgie loved to sew, quilt, grow a beautiful garden and can food for friends and family.Virgie is survived by son, Joe Keller of Fifty Six, two daughters, Earnestine McDaniel and husband Ross of Fifty Six and Snoda Jason and husband Danny of Mtn. View; four sisters, Helen Trammell, Geneva Trammell, Hazel Rose and Lottie Winn; nine grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Keller; her parents; son Jack Keller and brother Enoch Zinn.Virgie was married to her soul mate, Robert Keller for 56 years before he was called by the Lord to heaven in 2000. She wrote these words to her granddaughter after his passing. "Dear Family-hope everyone is O.K. I'm just trying to carry on. Not easy but life wasn't meant to be easy. It's so important for family to enjoy each other because no one knows when or where we might have to go in death. I love all my family. We need to show each other how much we love them anyway we can. I don't mean moneywise but with a touch, hug, kind word, or just say-I love you. Just the little things means a lot to me-more than money can buy."Virgie is an angel who will live in the hearts of many for eternity.Visitation is 6 - 8 p.m., Thursday, October 23, 2008 at Fifty Six Missionary Baptist Church, Fifty Six, Arkansas.Funeral service is 2 p.m., Friday, October 24, 2008 at Fifty Six Missionary Baptist Church, Fifty Six, Arkansas with Bro. Randy Zinn and Bro. Robb Arnold officiating and interment in Big Springs Cemetery, Newnata, Arkansas.Pallbearers are Jeffery Jason, Andy Keller, Jerry Keller, Randall Keller, Blain Keller and Terry Zinn.Roller Coffman Funeral Home, Mtn. View is in charge of the arrangements || KELLER CHARLES 2 5 1946 3 11 2005 MEMORIAL NATIVE || CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Charles Dale Keller, 59, of Carson City died Friday, March 11,2005 at his residence. Born in FORREST CITY, he was a graduate of Weiner High School and received a bachelor's degree from then-Arkansas State College in 1966 and a master's degree in 1970. He was a high school science teacher in Jonesboro and Steele, Mo. He had lived in Melbourne, Australia, before moving to Carson City 28 years ago. He was a teacher, school administrator and principal of Pioneer High School, was the Citizen Outreach director, chairman of Joint Services Council and a board member of the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. A recipient of an international teaching fellowship from the Victoria Department of Education in Australia, he traveled oversees several summers as a group leader for the People to People Youth Ambassador program. He was a member of the Ormsby County Educators Association, a life member of the Kiwanis, having been named Kiwanian of the Year twice, served on the Nevada Day committee and was a member and elder at First Presbyterian Church. Survivors include his wife, Brenda Sue Adams Keller of Carson City; a daughter, Megan Keller of Carson City; and two brothers, Al Keller of Memphis and Danny Keller of De Soto, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh Alvin and Mary Evelyn Starr Keller. A MEMORIAL is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Carson High School gymnasium. || KELLEY GEORGIA MRS. SWAN 2 13 1928 7 4 2005 ATHENS CEMETERY NATIVE-FCHS 1946 || Mrs. Georgia Swan Kelley, age 77, of Athens, W.Va., died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Princeton Community Hospital.Mrs. Kelley was born Feb. 13, 1928, in Forrest City, the daughter of John Bozeman and Leta Littlefield Swan. She was a 1946 graduate of Forrest City High School and she earned her bachelor's degree in physical education and social sciences from Arkansas Tech University in 1950 and her masters degree in education from the University of Arkansas in 1960. Mrs. Kelley taught and coached girls basketball at Star City High School and at Bald Knob High School. She also taught one year at Independence Community College in Kansas before going to Concord College in 1960. During her 33 year career at Concord College, she founded and coached the women's basketball, volleyball, softball, tennis, track, field hockey and swimming teams. Her awards included the 1971 Concord Woman of the Year. In 1993 she was honored as the first woman to win the Mike McLaughlin Award and in 1997 she was the first woman inducted in to the Concord College Hall of Fame in 1997. She was also honored several times as the coach of the year and was the recipient of the Linda Fink Award in 2002.Mrs. Kelley is survived by two sons, James H. Kelley III of Athens, W.Va. and Larry Horton of Wisconsin Dells, Wis.; two daughters, Gail Russell and Gloria Bell both of Memphis; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Henry "Jim" Kelley Jr., two brothers, R.K. "Bobby" Swan and J.B. Swan and one sister, Johnnie Ruth Swan.Visitation for Mrs. Kelley will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2005, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton, W.Va. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, 2005, at Athens Cemetery in Athens, W.Va., with Robbie Shorter officiating. || KELLEY JOHN P. UNK 8 9 1907 UNKNOWN || 8-16-1907 BRAKEMAN KILLED=John P.Kelley, of Local Freight Crew loses life While Engine is attempting to catch runaway car. On last Friday evening, Aug.9,1907, while switching in front of the Times office, a coal car was set off on the main line, and started down toward the depot. A brakeman was riding the car and set the brake, but it soon became evident that either the brake was in bad order, or the brakeman was unable to set it up sufficiently tight to hold the car, and it momentarily gained speed. While John Kelley was working with other cars, he noticed the runaway and told the engineer to move the train to attempt to stop the car, and when he caught the car, the jolt caused Kelley to be crushed between the cars, and instantly died. Kelley was unmarried, and lived in Memphis. The body was embalmed at Stevens Bros., and then shipped to Little Rock per the railway instrucitons. || KELLEY JOSEPH MRS. UNK 11 8 1906 UNKNOWN || 11-16-1906 Mrs.Joseph Kelley of Pinetree died on Nov.8,1906, of pneumonia, and was buried the following day in the family cemetery. The Times extends her bereaved relatives sincere sympathy in their great loss. || KELLUM DERIC 11 21 1962 1 13 2001 FORREST CITY || Mr. Deric Kellum, age 38, of Chicago, Ill., died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2001, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Chicago.Mr. Kellum is survived by his parents, Lonnie Marshbank and Dessie Marshbank; a son, Chauncey Carroll; a daughter, Mai Nicole Carroll; a brother, Gary Marshbank, all of Chicago, Ill.; and grandparents Odessie Droughn and Cora Marshbank, both of Forrest City and one grandchild.Funeral services for Mr. Kellum will be Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001, at 11 a.m. at St. John M.B. Church in Madison with Rev. James Brooks officiating. Burial will follow at FORREST CITY under the direction of Clay Funeral Home. || KELLY INEZ MRS. HARBIN 1 27 1932 11 3 1999 FPARK || Mrs. Inez Harbin Kelly, age 67, of Forrest City, died Wednesday November 3, 1999, in a North Little Rock Hospital. Mrs. Kelly was born January 27, 1932, to Ben and Inez Harbin and lived most of her life in St. Francis County. She was a member of the Landmark Baptist Church and a housewife. Mrs. Kelly is survived by her husband Curtis Kelly; two step-sons, Curtis Williams Kelly, Jr. and Bruce Allen Kelly, both of Texas; six brothers, Ronnie Harbin of Forrest City, Donald Harbin and Will Harbin, both of Texas, Francis Harbin and Tommy Harbin, both of North Little Rock, and Paul Harbin of Franklin; a sister, Mary Moody of Forrest City; and three step-grandsons. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 5, from 6-8 p.m. at Morgan Chapel. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, at 10:00 a.m. at Morgan Chapel with Brother Gary Malone officiating. The burial will follow at Forrest park Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home. || KELLY JOSEPH UNCLE unk 9 21 1900 FCTIMES || Death of Uncle Joe Kelly-Uncle Joseph Kelly of Pine Tree, who was reported dangerously ill last week, died Friday morning, Sep.21,1900, at the Eppes Hotel, of hematuria. He came here to serveas a member of the grand jury, but became too ill to enter upon those duties. He grew worse rapidly and medical attention failed to bring about a change for the better. The remains were taken to his home, and interred in the neighborhood burying grounds. He is a resident of about a decade, and has always taken a lively interest in the affairs of his country and in politics, and was a man of courage and conviction. He was a kind and indulgent father and husband, a charitable neighbor and a Christian gentleman. 9-21-1900 || KELLY RAYBURN O. 6 14 1923 3 26 2001 OAK GROVE || Mr. Rayburn O. Kelly, age 77, of Moro, died Monday, March 26, 2001, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.Mr. Kelly was born June 14, 1923, in Cotton Plant, was the son of William Kelly and Daisy Miller. He was a grocery store owner and a member of various lodges and clubs and was a member of Moro Baptist Church.Mr. Kelly is survived by his wife, Ruby Kelly of the home; two sons, Bill Kelly of Moro and Gary Kelly of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; three brothers, James Kelly of Little Rock, Billy Kelly of Searcy and Doug Kelly of Cabot; two sisters, Betty Lou Jones and Sybil Farrell both of Harrison; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Kelly will be Tuesday, March 27, 2001, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Marianna. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, 2001, at 2 p.m. at Moro Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Jones and Rev. Bill Elliott officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Moro under the direction of Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of Marianna. || KELSO JERRY LEE 4 26 1934 2 28 2000 HUGHES NATIVE || Mr. Jerry Lee Kelso, aged 67, of Forrest City, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2000.Mr. Kelso was born April 26, 1934 in St. Francis County, the son of Floyd Monroe Kelso and Jenny Florence Melton Kelso. He moved back to St. Francis County in 1971, was retired from Airtherm, and was a Baptist.He is survived by two sons, Gary Minnick and Terry Minnick, both of Sandwich, Ill.; a daughter, Carol Ann Dillion of Sanford Fla.; a brother, Roger Kelso of Forrest City; five sisters, Nettie Bateman and Ruby Nichols of Forrest City, Ruth Barnes of Illinois, Peggy Godair of Mississippi and Carolyn Paulette Ramsey of Lexa; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.Visitation will be held Friday, March 1, from 6 until 8 p.m. Funeral Services for Mr. Kelso will be held at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 2, 2002 at Stevens Funeral Home, with burial following in Hughes Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. || KELSO ROGER PAUL 4 2 1936 2 5 2008 HUGHES NATIVE || Mr. Roger Paul Kelso, age 71, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Kelso was born April 2, 1936, in St. Francis County, the son of Floyd Monroe Kelso and Jenny Florence Melton Kelso. He lived in St. Francis County most of his life. Mr. Kelso is survived by five sisters, Nettie Bateman and Ruby Nichols both of Forrest City and Ruth Barnes of Belvidere, Ill., Peggy Godair of Horn Lake, Miss. and Carolyn Ramsey of Lexa and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Kelso will be held Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2008. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to visit the online guestbook at www.stevensfuneralhome.net. The family requests memorials be made to the charity of one's choice.Published: 2008-02-07 || KENNEDY BETTY HOLLIS MS 6 24 1948 1 27 2004 CROSSLAWN || Ms. Betty Hollis Kennedy, age 55, of Wynne, died Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2004, at Cross Ridge Community Hospital in Wynne.Ms. Kennedy was born June 24, 1948, in Wynne, the daughter of James Hollis Peeler and Lois Bryant Peeler. She was a member of the Wynne Baptist Church, a 1966 graduate of Wynne High School and a bookkeeper for Reginald Lee's Department store for 20 years. Ms. Kennedy is survived by a sister, Toni Ellis of Forrest City.Visitation for Ms. Kennedy will be held on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Kernodle Funeral Home of Wynne. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Jan. 30, 2004, in the Chapel of Kernodle Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with Rev. Gary Malone officiating. Burial will follow in Crosslawn Cemetery in Wynne. || KENNEDY CHARLES W. 1933 3 23 2009 FPARK || Mr. Charles W. "Buddy" Kennedy, age 76, of Colt, died Monday, March 23, 2009, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Mr. Kennedy was the son of Huey Wilburn Kennedy and Zula Mae Milner Kennedy and was retired from the Forrest City Police Department. He is survived by his wife, Nita Kennedy of Colt; a daughter, LuAnne Kennedy Colvin of Campbellsville, Ky.; two sons, Charles "Chuck" Kennedy Sr. of Forrest City, and Alfred Kennedy of Colt; five sisters, Frances Riddell of Wynne, Mary Carter of McCrory, Peggy Gray and Lucille Baker and Barclay Lackey, all of Forrest City; two brothers, L.W. "Dub" Kennedy and Dewayne Kennedy, both of Forrest City; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Mr. Kennedy was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Jo Ella Kennedy and a sister, Annie May Kennedy. Visitation for Mr. Kennedy will be Tuesday, March 24, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oak Hill Church of God with funeral services Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Oak Hill Church of God. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis is in charge of all arrangements. To sign the online guestbook visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.Published: 2009-03-23 || KENNEDY DANNY 10 6 1956 3 19 2005 HUNTER USARMY || Mr. Danny Kennedy, age 48, of McKenzie, Tenn., died Saturday, March 19, 2005, in Jackson, Tenn.Mr. Kennedy was born Oct. 6, 1956, in Forrest City, the son of Clyde G. Kennedy and Elizabeth Smith Kennedy. Mr. Kennedy was a mechanic and had served in the Army. Mr. Kennedy is survived by one son, Joshua Kennedy of California; a brother, Anthony Kennedy of Palestine and a sister, Donna McGinnis of Red Bay, Ala.Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at Stevens Funeral Home.Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at the Hunter Cemetery in Hunter, under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home. || KENNEDY DOROTHY A. MRS. MITCHUSSON 9 25 1943 2 26 2006 FPARK NATIVE || NEXT TO WILLIE KENNEDY-Mrs. Dorothy Kennedy, age 62, of Colt, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, at her home.Mrs. Kennedy was born Sept. 25, 1943, in Widener, the daughter of Frank H. Mitchusson and Connie Armor Mitchusson. She lived in St. Francis County for most of her life, was retired from Reltoc and was a Baptist.Mrs. Kennedy married Mac Kennedy in 1959 and he survives her along with two sons, Billy Kennedy and Joe Kennedy both of Colt; one daughter, Janet Kennedy Yaw of West Memphis, a sister, Jane Fleming of South Carolina; one brother, Alan Mitchusson of Kennedy, Texas; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.Visitation for Mrs. Kennedy will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. || KENNEDY HOWARD P. 10 12 1931 10 2 2008 FPARK || Mr. Howard P. 'H.P.' Kennedy, age 76, of Haynes, died Thursday at the Crestpark Retirement Inn in Forrest City. He had been in poor health for the past several months. Mr. Kennedy was born October 12, 1931, in Democrat, Arkansas, and was the son of Omer F || KENNEDY JAMES WILLIAM 3 18 1943 4 26 2004 HUGHES || Mr. James William Kennedy, age 61, of Odessa, Mo. and formerly of Forrest City, died Monday, April 26, 2004, at his home.Mr. Kennedy was born March 18, 1943, in Mississippi, the son of Sydney Cecil Kennedy and Dora Wilemon Kennedy.Service arrangements for Mr. Kennedy are incomplete at this time. Stevens Funeral Home will be in charge of all arrangements.Mr. Kennedy, born March 18, 1943, in Mississippi, was the son of Sydney Cecil Kennedy and Dora Wilemon Kennedy. He lived in Forrest City prior to moving to Odessa and was a farmer.Mr. Kennedy is survived by a son, Troy Kennedy of Florida; three daughers, Carla and Lisa, both of Indiana and Brenda of Tennessee; two brothers, Doyle Kennedy of Indiana and James Aaron Kennedy of Louisiana; four sisters, Oma Walters of Mississippi, Christine Hankins of Florida, Mary Sutton of Forrest City and Ann McDonald of Carlisle; and 17 grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Kennedy will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2004, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, April 30, 2004, at 1 p.m. at Hughes Cemetery. || KENNEDY JEWELL ANN REV. 12 25 1957 9 3 2001 MEMORIAL || Rev. Jewell Ann Kennedy, age 44, of Haynes, died Monday, Sept. 3, 2001, at her home. Rev. Kennedy was born Dec. 25, 1957, in Wynne. She is survived by her husband, Sidney Lee Kennedy Jr. of the home; a son, Scott Allen Kennedy of Haynes; a daughter, Deanea Hollis of Louisiana; her mother, Willie Sheppherd; three brothers, Bobby, George and Stanley; eight sisters, Chris Sheppherd, Clara Bell, Norma Jean, Mary Ann, Ethel, Ruby, Jeanette and Patsy. A MEMORIAL will be held for Rev. Kennedy, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2001, at 6 p.m., at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in Marianna with Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements || KENNEDY MAY E MRS JOHNSON 10 31 1866 8 2 1965 CITY || May E Johnson Kennedy Birth: Oct. 31, 1866 Death: Aug. 2, 1965 Mrs. Kennedy's Rites To Be Tuesday At 2.Funeral services for Mrs. May E. Kennedy, 98, who died recently in San Antonio, Tex., will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday in Stevens Funeral Home with Rev. Lester Nance in charge. Burial will be in FORREST CITY.Mrs. Kennedy, who moved to Forrest City in 1895, had made her home here for several years with her brother Sydney Johnson who died several years ago.She had been living in San Antonio for the past six years. She died at the Laurelwood Medical Hospital there.Born in Tennessee on Oct. 3, 1866, she was the daughter of Mary Kennedy and George H. Johnson. She married George Greenacre over 70 years ago and after his death in 1918 she married Frank Kennedy, who died in 1934.She is survived by one son, George Greenacre of Bluefield, W. Va.; one brother, Dan Johnson of Shubuta, Miss.; one sister, Mrs. Lelia Dausleaux of Memphis; two grandchildren, Walter Greenacre Jr. and Mrs. C. L. Kurrie; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Burial:FORREST CITY Forrest City, St. Francis County Arkansas, USA Oct 31 2007By: Brenda Huntley || KENNEDY SARAH LOUISE MRS. COTHERN 4 23 1935 4 25 2003 FPARK || Mrs. Sarah Louise Cothern Kennedy, age 68, of Haynes, died Friday, April 25, 2003, in Memphis.Mrs. Kennedy was born April 23, 1935, in Memphis, the daughter of Wilbur Cothern and Gladys Middleton Cothern. She made her home in Haynes for all of her life and was a housewife and a member of the Haynes Baptist Church.Mrs. Kennedy married Howard P. Kennedy in 1953, and he survives her along with six sons, Danny Kennedy of Memphis, Don Kennedy of Jonesboro, Richard Kennedy and Douglas Kennedy, both of Marianna, and Darryl Kennedy and Dewayne Kennedy, both of Haynes; 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.Funeral services for Mrs. Kennedy were held on Monday, April 28, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Burial followed in Forrest Park Cemetery. || KENNEDY ZULA MRS. 1915 2 16 2003 HUGHES || Mrs. Zula Kennedy, age 88, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City.Mrs. Kennedy was a retired nurses aid, a member of the Happy Dayers and a member of the Goodhope Baptist Church. She is survived by five daughters, Barclay J. Lackey, Peggy Kirby and Lucille Baker all of Forrest City, Frances M. Moore of Wynne and Mary Elizabeth Carter of McCrory; three sons, Gary Kennedy and L.W. "Dub" Kennedy both of Forrest City and Charles "Buddy" Kennedy; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Huey Kennedy.Visitation services for Mrs. Kennedy will be held on Monday, Feb. 17, 2003, at Goodhope Baptist Church from 6 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Goodhope Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery under the direction of the Roller-Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis. || KERBY WILLIAM PATRICK 1 21 1970 7 21 2004 UNKNOWN || Mr. Patrick Kerby, age 34, of Ozark, Mo. and formerly of Forrest City, died Wednesday, July 21, 2004, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.Mr. Kerby is survived by his wife, Cassie Morris Kerby; a daughter, Alyssa Lane Kerby; a step-son, Jacob Tyler Morris; both his parents, Bill and Ann Kerby of Nixa, Mo.; a sister, Alice Kerby; a nephew and a niece.Visitation for Mr. Kerby will be held on Friday, July 23, 2004, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home in Ozark, Mo. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2004, at 11 a.m. at Adams Funeral Home. || KERR RAYMOND F. 8 3 1921 6 11 2007 FPARK VET-WWII || Mr. Ray F. Kerr age 85, of Forrest City, died Monday June 11, 2007, in Memphis. Mr. Kerr was born Aug. 3, 1921, in Benton. He was the son of Felix Kerr and Ethel Wise Kerr. Mr. Kerr was a realtor, a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a veteran of World War II. Mr. Kerr was an honorary member of the Forrest City Board of Realtors, a Shriner, 32nd degree Mason, the last surviving member of the Homer Towns Sunday School Class, past president of the Kiwanis Club, Jewel of the Delta award winner, an Emeritus member of Transmerica Life Insurance Company and a past chairman of the Forrest City Planning Commission. Mr. Kerr married Normadell Humphrey Woodson in 1958. She survives him along with two daughters, Rosemary Woodson Jones and husband Larry, and Melanie Woodson Clark and husband Bill, both of Forrest City; five grandchildren, Ginadell Adams and husband Frank, of Forrest City, Jeffrey Woodson Jones and wife Lauri of Memphis, Allison Jones Fogg and husband Scott of Forrest City and Nancy Raydell Davis and husband Rodney of Bartlett; five great-grandchildren, Ethan Woodson Adams, Franklin Eli Adams, William Peyton Fogg, Clark Ian Davis and Gabrielle Raydell Davis. Funeral services for Mr. Fogg will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2007, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Burial wil follow at Forrest Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 13, 2007. Services under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.Published: 2007-06-12 || KEUNCE MITTIE MISS UNK 12 17 1894 FCTIMES || Her numerous friends and those of the family regret to learn of the rather sudden and unexpected death of Miss Mittie Keunce, sister of Mesdames Geo.P.Taylor, A.C.Word, Emma Black, and Julia Thompson, which occured at the residence of the latter, Tuesday night, Dec.17, 1894 of throat trouble. She was buried Wednesday. She was a kind neighbor and a conscientious christian woman. 12-21-1894 || KEY CECIL E. SR 10 29 1923 1 8 2002 LAKEVIEW NATIVE USAF || Mr. Cecil E. Key Sr., age 78, of Longview, Texas, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2002, at his residenceMr. Key was born Oct. 29, 1923, in Forrest City, and was the son of Ocie and Maudie Key. He had been a resident of Longview since 1988, was an auto parts salesman for many years, served in the U.S. Air Force in India, and was a lifetime member of the V.F.W.Mr. Key is survived by his wife, Barbara Nelle Busby Key; three sons, Cecil Key Jr. of Falls Church, Va., Mark Key of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Kevin Key of Denton, Texas; one daughter, Treva Key of Longview; six sisters, Dora McMickel and Margie Key, both of Forrest City, Nell Hobson of Hext, Texas, Audrey Hobson of Kerrville, Texas, Elizabeth Riley of Carson City, Nev. and Margaret Gunter of Jonesboro; and four grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Key will be held Friday, Jan. 11, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Lakeview Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2002, at 10 a.m., at Lakeview Funeral Home, with Mr. Joe Crenshaw officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Lakeview Funeral Home || KEY CHICO BRIAN 2 28 1969 2 20 2009 CASTEEL || Mr. Chico Brian Key, age 39, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2009. Mr. Key was born Feb. 28, 1969, the son of Mary Key and Grover Jack Key Sr. He is survived by a son, Demedrick Rogers of Little Rock; a daughter, Cecily Key of Jonesboro; three brothers, Calvin Anderson Sr. of Florida, Michael Key of Jonesboro and Grover Jack Key Jr. of Forrest City; five sisters, Bernadine Kellom of Memphis and Brenda Key Kirksey, Vicky Key, LaTonya Key Johnson and Felicha Key Gray all of Forrest City; his mother and one grandson. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Ricco Jermaine Kellom Key. Visitation for Mr. Key will be held on Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Grace Fellowship Ministry, located at 2007 Sycamore. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Casteel Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home in Wynne is in charge of all arrangements.Published: 2009-02-26 || KEY GROVER JACK SR 12 9 1930 9 2 2002 CASTEEL NATIVE || Mr. Grover Jack Key Sr., age 72, of Forrest City, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2002, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Forrest City. Mr. Key was born Dec. 9. 1930, in Hughes, the son Henry Key and Stella L. Key.Mr. Key is survived by his wife, Mary Kellom Key of Forrest City; his mother, Stella Leak of Caldwell; five daughter, Brenda Key, Vicky Key, Felicha Key, Latonya Key, Bernadine Kellon all of Forrest City; five sons, Michael Key of Jonesboro, Chico Key, Grover Jack Key Jr. and Ricco Key all of Forrest City, Calvin Anderson of Gary Ind.; and one brother, Frederick Key of Caldwell.Services will be held for Mr. Key on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at 11 a.m. United Christian Church I. Burial will follow in CASTEEL under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary. || KEY IRB UNK 11 5 1911 UNKNOWN || 11-10-1911 DEATH=ANOTHER SUNDAY KILLING=Mr.J.A.Cornelius kills his son in law Mr.Irb Key, Coroners jury justifies him. News reached the city Sunday evening, when Hud Cornelius came into the city as a messenger from his father, J.A.Cornelius, and informed the officers, that his father had killed Mr.Key at their home at the head of Old River, shortly after 2 pm, Nov.5,1911. Coroner Todd and Chief Deputy, Dr.McDougal went to perform the inquest where Mr.Key was accused of abusing his wife, and when he had remonstrated with him, Key had made a motion to go for his gun, whereupon he shot him using a derringer pistol. || KEY LOLA MAE MRS. MATHEWS 10 13 1944 6 21 2006 HOPEWELL || Mrs. Lola Mae Mathews Key, age 61, of Palestine died on Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at her home.Mrs. Key was born Oct. 13, 1944, the daughter of Charlie Armon Mathews and Viola Wilson Mathews. She was a homemaker and a member of New Beginnings Church.Mrs. Key is survived by her husband, Joe Key of Palestine; one son, Jason Key of Colt; three daughters, Sandra Elaine Thorne, Nita Dianne Brooks and Deborah Ann McKinney, all of Palestine; her mother, of Gill; two brothers, Sam Mathews and Orville Mathews, both of Gill; one sister, Dorothy McClurg of Gill; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.Visitation for Mrs. Key will be held on Friday, June 23, 2006, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2006, at 10 a.m. at Morgan Chapel with Bro. Craig Manley officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery in Gill. || KEY MARY ANNE MRS. BROOKS 12 17 1945 2 7 1999 BROWN'S CHURCH || Mary Anne Key, 53, died Sunday, February 7, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital. She was a 28 year resident of Jackson, TN. She was born in Marianna. She attended T.A. Futrall High School, where she was a cheerleader. She was a partner in Key Fire Protection, Inc., the owner of Mary Anne's Doll Boutique, an artist, an avid antique collector, a member of Dollectable Doll Club, and enjoyed outdoor activities including boating. A member of Brown's United Methodist Church, she was very active in Prayer Groups and the Ladies Groups. Her other civic activities include past President of the West Memphis Jaycettes, past officer in the North Side Quarterback Club, Cub Scout Den Mother, Boy Scouts, PTA, Room Mother, and the Adopt a Child Program with the mall. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Key; three sons, Jerry Key, Jr., Jimmy Key and Jonathan, all of Jackson, TN; her father, Taylor Jackson Brooks of Byhalia, MS; her grandmother, Mary Hunt Webb of Jackson; five grandchildren; two sisters, Beverly Brooks Watkins of Drandon, MS and Janice Brooks Palmer of Marianna; a brother, Cody Brooks of Jackson and an aunt; Margaret Jackson of Jackson. Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 10, at 11 a.m. at George A. Smith and Sons North Chapel in Jackson with Rev. Judy Clark officiating. Burial followed at Brown's Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Russ Ellis, Cory Hill, Clint Ellis, Scott Casey, Gerald Reed, Pierce Barnett, Jack Hardin and Bill McMillen Honorary pallbearers were Quinnie Harris, Bobby Weaver, Van Veatch, Max Herron and Tom Hillsman. Arrangements were handled by George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home. || KEY RICO KELLOM 9 19 1976 3 22 2006 CASTEEL NATIVE || Mr. Rico Kellom Key, age 29, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, March 22, 2006, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.Mr. Key was born Sept. 19, 1976, in Forrest City, the son of Grover Key Sr. and Mary Kellom Key. He is survived by two sons, Derico Key of Forrest City and Rico Key Jr. of Little Rock; his mother of Forrest City; five sisters, Bernadine Kellom of Memphis, Brenda Kirksey, Vicky Key, Felicha Gray and Latonya Johnson all of Forrest City; four brothers, Michael Key of Crawfordville, Calvin Anderson of Gary, Ind., and Chico Key and Grover Key Jr. both of Forrest City.Visitation for Mr. Key will be held on Friday, March 31, 2006, from 12 to 5 p.m. at Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2006, at 2 p.m. at Forrest Hills United Methodist Church with Rev. Calvin Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in CASTEEL. || KEYS MATILDA MRS. 7 13 1913 2 17 2008 PARADISE GARDENS || Mrs. Matilda Davis Keys, age 94, of Forrest City, died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008, at her home. Mrs. Keys was born July 13, 1913, in Sardis, Miss. She was a retired farmer and is survived by a daughter, Annie L. Keys Jones of Forrest City; a son, Norfleet Keys Jr. of Portage, Ind.; two grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Visitation for Mrs. Keys will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2008, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church in West Memphis with Rev. Ronnie Reel officiating. Burial will follow in Paradise Garden Cemetery in Edmondson.Published: 2008-02-21 || KEYSACKER MARTHA LUE MRS HOLLEY 3 12 1909 12 7 2002 AKINS CEMETERY || Mrs. Martha Lue Keysacker, age 93, of Colt, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at her home.Mrs. Keysacker was born March 12, 1909, in Golden, Miss., the daughter of James Marion Holley and Betty Lucinda Forman Holley. She was a homemaker and a Methodist.Mrs. Keysacker is survived by two sons, Morris Hulan Keysacker of Mayflower, William Leonard Keysacker of Colt; four daughters, Birtie Mae Watlington of Colt, Mary Lou Crane of Little Rock, Martha Jeanne Busby and Barbara Ann Starkey both of Forrest City; 34 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was precded in death by her husband, Hulan Keysacker; two sons, James Keysacker and Albert Keysacker; a grandchild, Juanita Watlington; and five sisters, Mary Halfacre, Francis Hudson, Offie Hudson, Lillie Bell MaGarity and Nacy Hart.Visitation for Mrs. Keysacker will be held on Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, From 6 to 8 p.m. at Kernodle Funeral Home in Wynne. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the Kernodle Funeral Home in Wynne. Burial will follow in Akins Cemetery in Vanndale, with Rev. John Latham and Rev. Allen Cowan officiating. || KEYSACKER MARY MRS. OWEN UNK 4 28 1895 FCTIMES || Widener-Mrs.William Keysacker died last Sunday morning at her residence on Black Fish bayou, of congestion of the brain.5-3-1895 That Mrs. William Keysacker was Mary Owen, the 1st wife of William (son of Geo. & Margaret Duncan Keysacker)-From: Mary Crane || KIDD MATILDA MAE MRS 5 23 1940 5 8 2004 SHADY GROVE NATIVE || Mrs. Matilda Mae Kidd, age 63, of Forrest City, died Saturday, May 8, 2004, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.Mrs. Kidd was born May 24, 1940, in Forrest City. She was a certified nurses assistant at Crestpark Retirement Inn.Mrs. Kidd is survived by four sons, Nathaniel Kidd, Jimmie Lee Kidd and Jerome Lorenzo Kidd all of Forrest City and Grady Kidd Jr. of Triangle, Va.; two daughters, Brenda Morris and Linda Johnson both of Forrest City; a brother, Jim Johnson of Forrest City; a sister, Ann Woods of Forrest City; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mrs. Kidd will be held on Friday, May 14, 2004, from 1 to 5 p.m., at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2004, at 3 p.m., at Lane Chapel CME Church with Rev. Ronald Broussard officiating. Burial will follow in SHADY GROVE. || KIDD ODIE 6 16 1941 12 31 2005 FORREST CITY NATIVE || Mr. Odie "O.D." Kidd, age 64, of Widener, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2005, at his home.Mr. Kidd was a born June 16, 1941, in Widener, the son of Annie Mae Coulter and Woodrow Kidd. He was a lifelong resident of St. Francis County and retired after 35 years as a machinist with Yale Hoist.Mr. Kidd is survived by his mother of Forrest City; three sons, Lee Anthony Kidd of St. Paul, Minn., Antonio Wilson and Christopher Howard both of Forrest City; four daughters, Regina Howard, Tiffinie Humphrey and Carla Howard all of Forrest City and Brenda Davis of Jonesboro. He is also survived by eight sisters, Annie Ward of Memphis, Bobbie Smith of West Memphis, Mary Francis Coulter and Linda Coulter, both of Forrest City, Gloria Kidd, Geraldine Lanos, Pearlie Kidd Aveent and Diane Kidd all of N.Y.; seven brothers, Cornelious Pete Kidd of West Memphis, Roy Lee Kidd and Willie Lattimore, both of Memphis, Ivory Lanos, Willie Kidd and Anthony Kidd all of N.Y. and K.C. Kidd of St. Louis, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Curtis Coulter.Funeral services will be held for Mr. Kidd on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the United Christian M.B. Church with Rev. Calvin Smith officiating. Burial will follow in FORREST CITY. || KIEFFNER JOHN WILLIAM 8 4 1933 4 6 2006 LINWOOD || John William "J. W." Kieffner, 72 of Little Rock, formerly of Paragould, died Thursday, April 6, 2006 at UAMS. Born August 4, 1933, in Paragould, Mr. Kieffner was a retired draftsman for Timex, Little Rock, and a member of the Church of Christ. Survivors include two brothers, Alvis Kieffner of Paragould, and Bob Kieffner of Newport; four sisters, Ona Ruff of Forrest City, Daisy Young of Grand Blanc, Michigan, Helen Cupp of Paragould, and Imogene Wilmoth of Stockton, California. He is also survived by two grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Mr. Kieffner was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Dr. Michael Kieffner; and by four brothers, Edman, Arthur, Elmer, and Amos L. Kieffner. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 P.M., Saturday, at Mitchell Funeral Home, Paragould. Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M. Sunday, April 9th, graveside at Linwood Cemetery, with L. R. Smith officiating. The procession will leave Mitchell Funeral Home at 1:50 P.M., Sunday. || KIESEL LIZZIE MRS TUCKER 2 16 1889 9 16 1911 EAST HILL || 9-22-1911 DEATH=A letter received from Palestine, Texas from Mr.Ed Kiesel, formerly of this paper, announces that his wife, Mrs.Lizzie Kiesel is dead at the age of 22 years, 7 months, she died in that city Saturday, Sep.16,1911 of malarial fever and eara pelas, after a brief illness of two weeks. The funeral took place from the residence of her mother, Mrs.M.E.Tucker, and itnerment was done at East Hill cemetery on Saturday afternoon. She leaves a husband, and two little girls, her mother, and several other relatives to mourn her loss. || KILGORE DIANE MRS MOONEY 4 17 1957 5 2 2007 CASTEEL NATIVE || Mrs. Diane Mooney Kilgore, age 50, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007. Mrs. Kilgore was born April 17, 1957, in Forrest City the daughter of William Mooney and Extra Boyd Mooney. She was a certified nurse's aid at Crestpark Nursing Home for 30 years and was a member of the Church of Christ on Lindauer Road. Mrs. Kilgore is survived by her husband, Jerry Kilgore; two daughters, Chiquita Lott and LaQuisha Jenkins; nine sisters, Daterene Jackson, Dorothy Mckoy, Doris Cochran, Regina Johnson, Rena L. Humphrey, Sarah A. Fryer, Zelma M. Mooney, Evelyn F. Washington and Willie Elaine Mooney; six brothers, William Mooney, Bob Mooney, James Mooney, Melvin Mooney, Edward Smith and Frankie M. Williams; two grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother and one son, Cedric Mooney. Visitation for Mrs. Kilgore will be held on Friday, May 11, 2007, at People's Funeral Home from 1 to 5 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2007, at the Church of Christ on Lindauer Road at 11 a.m. with Bro. Eric Smith officiating. Burial will follow on CASTEEL.Published: 2007-05-09 || KILGORE MARTHA FAYE MRS McGREGORY 12 25 1957 12 23 2007 CASTEEL || Mrs. Martha Faye Kilgore, age 49, of Memphis and formerly of Forrest City, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2007, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Kilgore, the daughter of Jessie McGregory and Rachel Kilgore, was born Dec. 25, 1957, in Houston, Miss. She is survived by four daughters, Rita Kilgore and Mary Kilgore, both of Forrest City and Tekesha Kilgore and Renzella Kilgore both of Memphis; a son, Stacey Kilgore of Jonesboro; four sisters, Linda Kilgore and Nancy Kilgore, both of Forrest City and Ora Dubose Kilgore and Brandy Kilgore, both of Memphis; three brothers, Jerry Kilgore of Forrest City, Jimmy Kilgore of Madison and Ray McGregory of Detroit, Mich., and 20 grandchildren. Visitation for Mrs. Kilgore will be held on Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, from noon to 5 p.m. in the Chapel of Woodhouse Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at 11 a.m. at Goodwin Church of God in Christ with Elder Leonard Peoples officiating. Burial will follow in CASTEEL.Published: 2007-12-27 || KILGORE RACHEL RAY MRS MONTGOMEY 4 27 1945 10 5 1999 CASTEEL || Rachel Ray Kilgore, age 54, of Forrest City, died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 1999, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital. She was born April 27, 1945, in Willard, Miss. and was the daughter of Sylvester Montgomery and Glenda McGregory Montgomery. She is survived by four daughters, Martha Kilgore, Brandy Kilgore and Linda Kilgore, all of Forrest City and Nancy Kilgore of Marianna; two sons, Jerry Kilgore and Jimmy Kilgore, both of Forrest City; one sister, Ora DuBalls of Memphis; 10 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Woodhouse Mortuary on Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, from 12 noon until 6 p.m. and a wake will also be held Friday, Oct. 8, 1999, from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church with Rev. Lee Hamilton Sr. officiating with burial following in CASTEEL under the direction of Woodhouse Mortuary. || KILGORE TERRY F. 6 21 1955 6 5 2005 HUGHES || Mr. Terry F. Kilgore, age 49 of Colt, died Sunday, June 5, 2005. Mr. Kilgore was born June 21, 1955, the son of Mitchell Kilgore and Ida Makemson Kilgore. He was a carpenter and attended the House of Prayer.Mr. Kilgore is survived by his father of Jasper, Tenn.; his wife Linda Kilgore of Missouri; three sisters, Jennifer Weeks and Sandra Bryant both of Forrest City and Sue Wright of Colt. He was preceded in death by his mother in 1987.Visitation for Mr. Kilgore will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2005, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, in the Chapel of Morgan Funeral Home at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery. || KILGORE THRESEL MRS POWELL 6 16 1919 3 25 2006 FPARK || Next to Clyde Kilgore-Thresel Kilgore JONESBORO -- Mrs. Thresel Kilgore, 86, of Jonesboro died Saturday at St. Bernard's Medical Center. Born in 1919 at Ida Bell, Okla., she was the daughter of Claude Powell and Estalee Powell. She lived in FORREST CITY most of her life. She married Clyde Kilgore in 1938 and he preceded her in death in 1984. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Kilgore Devazier and Frances Kilgore Williford; five grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Graveside services are at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Forrest Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Stevens Funeral Home in FORREST CITY. || KILLION IRENE MRS. LEBO 7 20 1924 8 27 2007 FPARK || Mrs. Irene Killion, age 83, of Forrest City, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Killion was born July 20, 1924, in Dunklin County, Mo., the daughter of Harry Lebo and Katherine Lance Lebo. She was retired from the Forrest City School District and was a member of the Oak Hill Church of God. Mrs. Killion married John H. Killion in 1942 and he survives her along with three sons, Jerry Killion of San Diego, Calif., John Killion Jr. of Lexa and Jackie Killion of Stuttgart; one sister, Iva Phillips of California; two brothers, Martin Lebo of Memphis and Bedford Lebo of New York. She is also survived by five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Darryl Wayne Killion in 1944. Visitation for Mrs. Killion will be held on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, at 2 p.m. at the Oak Hill Church of God with Rev. William Witcher officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery.Published: 2007-08-29 || KILLION JOHN H. SR 8 5 1923 1 14 2009 FPARK || Mr. John H. Killion Sr., age 85, of Forrest City, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, at his home. Mr. Killion was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Kennett, Mo., the son of James Harry Killion and Grace Emery. He was a retired manager from Graber's and worked as a sales associate at Cohen's and also worked as a door greeter at Walmart. He was a member of Oak Hill Church of God and also lived in Clarksdale, Miss., Union City, Tenn. and McMinnville, Tenn. Mr. Killion married Pearl Irene Killion in 1942 and she preceded him in death in 2007. He is survived by three sons, Jerry Killion of Dayton, Texas, John Killion Jr., of Lexa and Jackie Killion of Stuttgart; a brother, James Killion Jr., of Sikeston, Mo.; a sister, Glenda Self of Guntown, Miss.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mr. Killion will be held on Friday, Jan. 16, 2009, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Church of God with Pastor William Witcher and Mary Meeks officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book at www.stevensfuneralhome.net.Published: 2009-01-15 || KILPATRICK JESSIE LUCILLE MRS. McKEE 1941 12 4 2003 BARNISHAW || Mrs. Jessie Lucille McKee DeVasier Kilpatrick, age 62, of Wynne, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at her residence in Wynne. Mrs. Kilpatrick, born in 1941, in Wynne, was the daughter of Louise McKee Butler and Jessie Willard McKee. She worked for Sanyo for many years and also served as a riverboat cook and provided care for the elderly. She was a member of Pine Tree Baptist Church.Mrs. Kilpatrick is survived by her husband, Norman Kilpatrick of the home; three daughters, Ramona Brumley and Tamera Logue, both of Wynne, and Tonya Henderson of Hickory Ridge; her mother; one brother, Lonnie McKee of Harrison; three step-children, Odus Kilpatrick, Lana Riggins and Doug Kilpatrick; and 15 grandchildren. Mrs. Kilpatrick was preceded in death by her father and a son, Aubrey Darrell Owens Jr.Funeral services for Mrs. Kilpatrick were held on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne. Burial followed at Barnishaw Cemetery in Pine Tree. || KIMBLE JOHNNY H. 1 1 1935 4 25 2005 FPARK NATIVE || Next to Annette Kimble-Mr. Johnny Kimble, age 70, of Forrest City, died Monday, April 25, 2005, at his home.Mr. Kimble was born Jan. 1, 1935, in Round Pond, the son of Earnest Kimble and Rosa Cane Kimble. He lived in Forrest City for all of his life, was a farmer and a member of the First United Pentecostal Church.Mr. Kimble married Annette Stidham Kimble in 1957 and she preceded him in death in 1996. He is survived by three daughters, Debbie Mitchell of Jonesboro, Connie Jordan of Searcy and Cheryl Green of Forrest City; three sons, Henry Kimble of Bull Shoals and Timmy Kimble and Russell Kimble both of Forrest City; one sister, Earnestine Long of Harrison; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Kimble will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2005, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2005, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home with Aubrey Jayroe officiating. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. || KIMBLE MARVIN BROOKS 11 9 1936 1 10 2007 FPARK NATIVE || Mr. Marvin Brooks Kimble, age 70, of Vicksburg, Miss., died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007, at the River Region Hospital in Vicksburg. Mr. Kimble was born Nov. 9, 1936, in Madison, the son of Robert Lee Kimble and Catherine Woods Kimble Combs. He moved to Vicksburg from Madison, worked in the paint and body section for Atwood Chevrolet and George Carr Auto, and was a Baptist. Mr. Kimble married Mardi Marr in 1982 and she survives him along with three sons, Michael Kimble of Yazoo City, Miss., Wayne Kimble of Edwards, Miss. and Benny Grantham of Vicksburg, Miss.; three daughters, Morrie Conrad of Tulsa, Okla., Mardi Hemphill of Meridian, Miss. and Bobbi Edwards of Greenville, Miss; one brother, Larry Kimble of Colt; two sisters, Mary Helen Dennis and Paulette Ross, both of Colt; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Visitation for Mr. Kimble will be held on Friday, Jan. 12, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stevens Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Stevens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery.Published: 2007-01-12 || KIMBLE NETTIE LOU MRS. ANDERSON 10 15 1910 2 19 2001 FPARK || Next to Walter Kimble-Married Feb.3, 1933-Mrs. Nettie Lou Kimble, age 90, of Hot Springs, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2001, at the National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs-Mrs. Kimble was born on Oct. 15, 1910, in Tigrett, Tenn., and was the daughter of Perry Thomas Anderson and Zora Dollie Vernon Anderson. She lived in the Beck Spur area most of her life before moving to Hot Springs two years ago. Mrs. Kimble was the owner and operator of Kimble's Grocery, was retired from Reltoc Industries, and was a charter member of the Beck Spur Baptist Church.Mrs. Kimble married Walter Preston Kimble and he preceded her in death in 1979, along with one son, William Kimble in 1951. She is survived by two daughters, Dolly Archer and Bobbie Neal, both of Hot Springs; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.Visitation services for Mrs. Kimble will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2001, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Beck Spur Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2001, at 2 p.m., at Beck Spur Baptist Church, with burial following in Forrest Park Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. || KIMBLE ROBERT EARL 1 9 1954 7 13 2005 CASTEEL NATIVE USMC || Mr. Robert Earl Kimble, age 51, of North Little Rock, died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.Mr. Kimble was born Jan. 9, 1954, in Forrest City. He was a floor technician at St. Vincent Rehab and a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.Mr. Kimble is survived by his mother, Virginia Kimble of Forrest City; three sons, Robert O'Neal Sanders of Detroit, Mich., Joshua Thomas Kimble and Jeremiah Deshun Kimble both of North Little Rock; five brothers, Charlie Floyd Kimble, John L. Kimble, Thomas Kimble and Terry Kimble all of Milwaukee, Wis. and Richard J. Kimble of Grand Prairie, Texas; five sisters Ruby Idlett of Greensboro, N.C., Betty J. Dorsey of Wilmington, Del., Annie Bostick of Cordova, Tenn., Callie Spearman of Tampa, Fla. and Sara Etherly of Palestine; and one grandchild.Visitation for Mr. Kimble will be held on Friday, July 22, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Clay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2005, at Summerfield M.B. Church at noon with Pastor Willie C. Moore officiating. Burial will follow in CASTEEL. || KIMBLE ROBERT L. 1 9 1942 7 21 2001 HUGHES USARMY || Mr. Robert L. "Bob" Kimble, age 59, of Forrest City, died Saturday, July 21, 2001, at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Madison, Wis..Mr. Kimble was born Jan. 9, 1942, and was the son of Robert Lee Kimble and Emma Catherine Combs Kimble. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and he was a Baptist.Mr. Kimble was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lee Kimble.He is survived by his wife, Charlene Kimble of the home; three daughters, Lonita Fuller of Chrystal Springs, Miss., Helen Winchell and Ann Johnson, both of Texarkana, Texas; one son, Robert Kimble of Vicksburg, Miss.; two sisters, Hellen Denies and Paulette Rose, both of Colt; two brothers, Marvin Kimble of Vicksburg, Miss. and Larry Kimble of Colt and three grandchildren.Visitation for Mr. Kimble will be held Monday, July 23, 2001, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mr. Kimble will be held Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at 2 p.m., at Morgan Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Thomason and Bro. Aubrey Jayroe officiating. Burial will follow in Hughes Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home. || KIMBLE WALTER PRESTON 1 31 1910 11 30 1979 FPARK || FAIRVIEW Next to Nettie Kimble=Married Feb.3,1933-Husband of Nettie Lou Anderson-OPERATED KIMBLE GROCERY ON FRONT STREET-Obit Forrest City Times Herald:Mr.Walter Kimble, aged 69, of Rt.1, Forrest City, died 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.30,1979 at Baptist Memorial Hospital at Memphis. He had a serious heart condition. He was born Jan.31,1910, the son of William Kimble and Lucille Todd Kimble. He was a lifelong resident of Forrest City. He was a retired grocer, and a recent employee of the Forrest City Street Department. He was a member of the Beck Spur Baptist Church. In 1933, he married Miss Nettie Lou Anderson. She survives him along with two daughters, Mrs.Dolly Archer, and Mrs.Bobbie Neal, both of Hot Springs, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec.2 at the Beck Spur Baptist Church, the Reverend Terry Floyd presiding. Burial will follow in Forrest Park Cemetery. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge. || KIMBRELL GERALDINE B. MRS. FRAZE 10 16 1931 12 9 2001 FPARK || Next to James Kimbrell-"Gerri"-married Apr.14,1951-Mrs. Gerri Kimbrell, age 70, of Tulsa, Okla., died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2001, in Tulsa, Okla.Mrs. Kimbrell, formerly of Forrest City, was born Oct. 16, 1931, in Woodruff County, and was the daughter of Oscar Fraze and Nola Mae Fowler Fraze. She worked at Wal-Mart prior to retirement, and was a member of the American Legion and VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Mrs. Kimbrell was also active in Girl's State, the Susan B. Korman Breast Cancer Foundation, the Hospice Program in Forrest City, and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Forrest City and Rogers.She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Kimbrell in 1983; her parents and three brothers.Mrs. Kimbrell is survived by two sons, Michael Kimbrell of Jonesboro and Mark Kimbrell of Bentonville; a daughter, Patti Hughes of Tulsa, Okla.; four sisters, Christine Carter, Pauline Tucker and Vivian Maulden, all of McCrory, and Jane Baswell of San Francisco, Calif.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.Visitation for Mrs. Kimbrell will be held Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2001, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Morgan Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 13, 2001, at 2 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Forrest City, with burial following in Forrest Park Cemetery under the direction of Morgan Funeral Home. WESTVIEW || KIMBRO LON JO MRS. HARGETT 5 2 1922 11 23 2002 FPARK |