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Area Deaths

Tuesday, December 10, 2002

Charles Grady

Charles William Grady, 74, of Cardwell, Mo., died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark.

Born July 11, 1928, in Cardwell, son of the late William E. and Sarethna Newsom Grady, Jr., he was a U.S. Army veteran and was retired from Emerson Electric Company. He attended Poole Street Church of Christ in Cardwell.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Grady, of Cardwell; one son, John Craig Grady, of Marion, Ark.; two daughters, Frances Lynn Rogers, of Sikeston, Mo. and Mary Kay Sheppard, of Dewitt, Ark.; one brother, James Grady, of Milford, Mich.; four sisters, Terry Coy, of Benton, Ark., Earline Futrell, of Paragould, Billy Wayne Parker, of Blue Field, W.Va and Mary Helen Vaughn, of Cardwell and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one brother, John E. Grady.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Heath Funeral Home in Paragould.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Heath Colonial Chapel with the Revs. Dwight Harrison and Herbert Knight officiating.

Burial will follow at the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Craig and Adam Grady, Bill Rogers, Bill Cunningham, Nick Stutts and Charles Johnston.

Memorials may be made to the Cardwell Cemetery.

Marlene Guedry

Marlene Smith Guedry, 61, of St. Amant, La., formerly of Kennett, died Friday, Dec. 6, 2002, at Our Lady of the lake.

She married Lionel Gudery, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include thre daughters, Myrna Posey and husband, Hugh, of West Monroe, La., Sandra Guedry, of St. Amant and Pam Guedry, of Lafayette, La.; two sisters, Gearline Stacy and Linda Atnip; two brothers, Jerry Smith and Danny Smith and wife, Sharlene and three grandchildren, Miranda, Alan and Matthew Posey, all of West Monroe.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Pearl Smith.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Burial was in the Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Pallbearers were nephews.

Welsh Funeral Home of Gonzales was in charge of arrangements.

Stella Helgren

Stella Gray Nichols Helgren, 92, of Malden, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at the Malden Nursing Care Center.

Born Dec. 25, 1909, in Crowell, Texas, daughter of the late James Andrew and Amanda Thompson Gray, she was a houswife and a former elementary school teacher. She was a member of the Malden Church of the Nazerene and a member of the Carnation Chapter Order of the Eastern Star in Malden.

She married William Sterling Nichols, who preceded her in death on May 16, 1968 and later married Edwin A. Helgren, who pdreceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1988. She was also preceded in death by one sister and seven brothers.

Survivors include one sister, Mary Hester Edwards, of Dexter, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel in Malden with the Rev. John Bowlby officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial park Cemetery at Malden.

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Robert Lile

Dr. Robert "Bob: Warren Lile, 80, of Jonesboro, Ark., died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Son of Dr. Henry J. and Kathleen Lile, he was a U.S. Marine veteran during WWII, he practiced general denistry , began a internship and residency in oral maxillofacial surgery at Louisiana State University and was a member of the First Christian Church in Jonesboro. He was a member of the Arkansas Dental Association, American Dental Association, the Southwestern Society of Oral Surgeons, past president of the Arkansas Society of Oral Surgeons, a lifetime honorary member of the American Medical Association and served as a board member of the Boy Scouts of America.

He married Wilma Massey, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include four daughters, Ann Lile Castle, of Harrisburg, Lee Lile Poindexter, of Kennett, Robin Lile Kaloghirou, of Jonesboro and Mary Lile Broadaway, of Paragould, Ark.; one sister, Sunshine Lile Hoffman, of Jonesboro; eight grandchildren, Daniel and Joseph Childers and Maria Kaloghirou, all of Little Rock, Ark., Robert and Anna Kaloghirou, both of Jonesboro and Jack, Whit and Lily Broadaway, all of Paragould; one great-grandchild; six step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Emerson Funeral Home in Jonesboro.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the First Christian Church in Jonesboro with the Rev. Jerry Wilcox and Lee Massey officiating.

There will be a private burial.

Honorary pallbearers are Colonel Hal A. Detrick, Bill Roberts, Bruce Moore, Jim Turney, Herbert Parker, Kent Vivrette, Bud Little, Frank Snellgrove, Michael Ledbetter, Erick Isaacson, Dr. Richard Burns, J.C. "Jack" Deacon, Elwood Freeman, Charles Clark, Jim, Marc and Steve Metzler, Dr. Darlene Kaye Cash and the men of the First Christian Church of Jonesboro.

Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Foundation or the Learning Center of Northesat Arkansas, P.O. Box 292, Jonesboro, Ar. 72402-9292.

Sam Moore

Sam Moore, 76, of Malden, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with the Landess Funeral Home of Malden.

Monzelle Mumma

Monzelle Mumma, 84, of Topeka, Kan., formerly of the Senath, died Monday, Dec. 9, 2002, at the McCrite Care Center in Topeka.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the McDaniel Fuenral Home in Senath.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob McNabb officiating.

Burial will follow at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Christine Tucker

Christine R. Tucker, 80, of Kennett, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002, at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center in Kennett.

Born April 8, 1922, in Kennett, she was the daughter of the late Morgan and Aoma Starnes Layden.

Survivors include two sons, Bill Mungle and Rick Turner, both of Kennett; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral servicecs were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapelin Kennett with the Rev. Don Emery officiating.

Burial was in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Kennett.

Pallbearers were Greg Mungle, Tim Yarbrough, Chris and James Tucker, Gene Glover and Billy Tansil.

Betty Young

Betty Joyce Young, 69, of Rector, Ark., died Sunday, Dec. 8, 2002, at Rector.

Born Aug. 10, 1933, in Blue Cane, Ark., daughter of Cecil Hicks, of Rector and the late John Wesley Hicks, Sr., she was employed at Emerson Electirc in Kennett and was of the General Baptist faith.

She married Bobby Joe Young, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include two sons, Robert Neil Young and wife, Karen and Farren Dale Young and wife, Ginger, all of Rector; four daughters, Loretta Delane Kreienheder, of St. Louis, Mo. and Venessa Diane Stohl and husband, Gary, Anetta Carol Arnold and Shelia Rena Arnold, all of Rector; sixteen grandchildren, Markie McMillin, Heath Brown, Kevin Young, Jennifer, Adam and Jesse Kreienheder, Amanda, Brian, Zachery and Trent Arnold, Maeghan Young, Fareen Young, Jr., Tarah Varner, Kayley Hale and Emily Stahl; one step-grandson, Danny Pigmon; four great-grandchildren, Kirk Young Horton, Natalie Varner, Jake McMillin and Kayden Brown and two step-great-grandchildren, Ally and Zachery Pigmon.

She was preceded in death by one brother, John Wesley Hicks, Jr.; one sister, Carolyn Sue Jackson and one grandchild, Jade Young.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel, of Rector with Bro. Ernie Rinks officiating.

Burial was in the Woodland Heights Cemetery at Rector.

Pallbearers were Farron Young, Jr., Kevin Young, Brian Arnold, Adam and Jesse Kreienheder and Heath Brown.

Honorary pallbearers were Zachery and Trent Arnold.