Virginia Nell Lytle Thomas

Virginia Nell Lytle Thomas, 84, of Monticello passed away on July 28, 2015 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She enjoyed reading, cooking, gardening, University of Arkansas sports, politics, sewing, quilting and crafts. She was certified as a Master Gardener and won awards for her needlework. She was an active member of the Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary until her health caused her to retire. She was named outstanding member of the auxiliary in 2007. … Continued

Iva Monte Hairston McDougald

Iva Monte Hairston McDougald, 79, of Warren, passed away on July 28, 2015 at Chapel Woods Health and Rehabilitation in Warren. She was retired from Jack Winter, a CNA and a Baptist. Mrs. McDougal was born on November 5, 1935 and was the daughter of the late Jettie Hairston and Myrtle Glover Hairston. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thornton Thomas McDougald; a son, Donnie Ray McDougal; a … Continued

John Billy Oglesby

John Billy Oglesby, 82, of Hamburg, died July 27, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Oglesby was a native of Sulligent, Alabama and a resident of Hamburg since 1988. He retired from Phillips Petroleum Company in 1985 after 35 years of service. He was a carpenter, a bricklayer and a welder. He was a member of the Fountain Hill First Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He regarded himself as a professional bass fisherman … Continued

Jesse Lee West, Sr.

Jesse Lee West, Sr., 74, of Parkdale, died July 27, 2015 at the St. Francis Specialty Hospital in Monroe, Louisiana. Mr. West was a native of St. Charles, Arkansas and a resident of Parkdale and Wilmot for 40 years. He was a farmer, an avid sportsman and a member of the Owl City Hunting Club in Ethel, Arkansas. He was a member of the Parkdale Baptist Church and an avid Razorback fan. He was preceded … Continued

Zola Bee Scroggins Glennon

Zola Bee Scroggins Glennon, 90 of Monticello, passed away on July 27, 2015 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. She was a retired nurse’s aide at Leisure Lodge Nursing Home and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Glennon was born October 26, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Clarence David Scroggins and Lizzie B. Horn Scroggins. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by two husbands, Richard Andrew Griffin, … Continued

Mary Opal Sutton Adcock West

Mary Opal Sutton Adcock West, 89, of Crossett, passed away on July 26, 2015 at Ashley County Medical Center. She was a Christian, a life long resident of Crossett, and at the age of 61, she earned her GED. She enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles, bird watching and loving on her many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. West was born on May 12, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ginny and Rhoda Bammer … Continued

George L. Pugh, Sr.

George L. Pugh, Sr., 82, of Portland, died July 25, 2015 at the Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock. Mr. Pugh graduated from the Baylor School (a military boarding school) in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1952. In the fall of 1952, he entered the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville where he was a member Sigma Chi Fraternity. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1956 and was a lifelong avid Razorback fan. He was a veteran … Continued

Frances Clifton Daniels

Frances Clifton Daniels, 89, passed away on July 24, 2015, at The Woods Nursing & Rehab in Monticello. She was born in Belle Ellen, Bibb County, Alabama, on July 18, 1926 to Percy Clifton and Etoile Hallman Clifton. Predeceased by her parents and a brother, Joseph P. Clifton, she is survived by a son, William R. Daniels, Jr. and his wife Marsha of Monticello, and two granddaughters, Natalie Daniels Atkins and husband Justin of Little … Continued

Gale “Buck” Fryar

Gale “Buck” Fryar, 66, of Crossett, passed away on July 24, 2015 at Ashley County Medical Center. Mr. Fryar was employed for 32 years at the Felsenthal Lock & Dam as a Lockmaster for Corps of Engineers. He was a member of the Crossett Riding Club and Grace Christian Fellowship Church. He actively participated in the rodeos each year and owned the nicest horse trailer in town, however, he never owned a horse of his … Continued

Mary Jane Holley Hunter Ashcraft

Mary Jane Holley Hunter Ashcraft, 81, of Rye, passed away on July 24, 2015 at Bradley County Medical Center in Warren. She worked at Burlington Industries in Monticello for more than 13 years and the Human Development Center in Warren where she retired after more than 18 years of service and received the agency’s Arkansas Employee of the Year in 1997. She also worked at the Cleveland County Health Dept. for six years. Mrs. Ashcraft … Continued