Image of Delois Cummins

Delois Cummins

Jun 17, 1936 - Nov 22, 2023

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Delois June Sikes Cummins, passed away on November 22, 2023, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, at the age of 87. She was born on June 17, 1936, in Senath, Missouri, to parents, Herbert and Beula Lemmons Sikes. Delois was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 58 years, Richard N. Cummins; and her brother, Kenneth Sikes. Delois was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a loyal friend and loved to keep in touch with her friends and family via the phone. Delois enjoyed her activities with First ...Read More

Obituary Source:https://www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/memorialpage.asp?id=67708&locid=31

flowers

Memorial Card

In memory of your loved one, we offer a heartfelt way to express your condolences. Click below to send a beautiful memorial card to the obituary, extending your sympathies and sharing in the remembrance of a life well-lived.

Kyla Renee Penny

Dec 27, 1986 - Feb 20, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

In loving memory of Kyla Renee Penny, a vibrant soul who graced this world with her presence on December 27, 1986, in Pomona, California, and departed on February 20, 2024, in Jonesboro. She was a beacon of light, a cherished wife to Gunnar Penny, a devoted mother to Rhett, Olivia, and Madden, a beloved daughter, sister, and friend to many.Kyla graduated from Marmaduke High School in 2004. She was dedicated to helping people and bringing them joy, and it was displayed in every aspect of her life. She was manager at Priority Title & Escrow where she made numerous friends from the people she served. Kyla loved to garden for food and flowers. She loved plants in general, and she would clip leaves from plants and grow new plants from the leaves.Kyla married the love of her life, Gunnar, on March 23, 2017. Together, they built a loving home. She loved the outdoors. She would sit by a bonfire and listen to music almost every night. She would tell Gunnar, "Throw food on the grill and let's get a fire going." She enjoyed kayaking and geocaching. Once when geocaching, she found a hive of honeybees by following what she described as "the hum of an F-250". She and Gunnar captured the honeybees and took them home. She also loved animals. In addition to the honeybees, she raised goats, chickens, and pigs.Kyla loved adventure. At the drop of a hat, they would load up the car and go somewhere new for the day. She loved life and had an infectious personality. She did not meet a stranger, and Kyla genuinely loved everyone she met.Kyla's love for humanity was boundless; she treasured every connection made, leaving a lasting impact on all fortunate enough to know her.Kyla leaves behind her loving husband, Gunnar; children, Rhett and Olivia Penny and Madden McDaniel; brothers, Ronnie (Jessica) French, Jager French, and KJ French; father, Ron Baughman; mother, Laura (Marty) Johnson; paternal grandmother, Patty Cullum; maternal grandmother, Ruth Cole; paternal grandfather, Dave Baughman; and in-laws, Rick and Judy Penny. She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Larry Gomer.A visitation will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2024, from 5-8 PM at Heath Funeral Home. Kyla's Celebration of Life will be Monday, February 26, 2024, at 1 PM at Heath Funeral Home with Bros. Kim Bridges and Dave White officiating. Burial will follow in Gainesville Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronnie French, Tannar Penny, Cody Joiner, Keith Staggs, Max Bishop, and Josh Turner. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Gunnar and Kyla Penny at First National Bank in Paragould.In her recent times, Kyla wanted to raise awareness for breast cancer, especially for younger females. She hopes her experience will encourage and inspire others to check for cancer earlier in life so it can hopefully be detected in a timely manner.Kyla may have left us physically, but her essence shall forever remain in our hearts, a beacon of love and light guiding us through the darkest of nights.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Dr. Rodney Floyd Carmack

Oct 04, 1956 - Feb 20, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Dr. Rodney Floyd Carmack, 67, born on October 4, 1956, in Kennett, Missouri, left this world on February 20, 2024, at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was the beloved son of William Q. and Hettie Carmack.Rodney's professional journey was marked by dedication and expertise. For 20 years, he served as an accountant for Anheuser Busch in Jonesboro, displaying a commitment that earned him the respect of colleagues and friends. For a young man who was from the bootheel of Missouri and an avid Cardinals fan, this was a dream job. Later, he transitioned into academia, becoming an esteemed accounting professor at Arkansas State University, where he shared his knowledge and passion with students for 13 years. Rodney's educational journey included graduating from Kennett High School, obtaining his bachelor's and MBA from Arkansas State University, and achieving his DBA at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.Beyond his professional achievements, Rodney found joy in various hobbies. Camping, woodworking, tending to his yard, and lively tailgates with the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at Arkansas State football games. However, his greatest joy was spending quality time with his family, with a special fondness for his beloved grandson, Quinton.Rodney is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, leaving behind a legacy of love and cherished memories. He is survived by his devoted wife, Jamie Carmack, their children, William Andrew "Drew" Carmack and Victoria "Tori" Lynn Carmack, and his grandson, Quinton Carmack. In addition to his immediate family, Rodney is survived by his family by choice, Matt and Tracy Fleetwood with their children, Logan, Kayelynn, and Andrew Fleetwood. One sister June Masters, 1 brother Bryan Carmack, and many more nieces and nephews.Visitation for Rodney will be held on Friday, February 23, 2024 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Emerson Funeral Home. A memorial service will immediately follow the visitation at 10:30 AM.In lieu of flowers, the family requests for lasting memorial to be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Richard Rowland Shaffer

Feb 09, 1945 - Feb 20, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Richard Rowland Shaffer, 79, of Pocahontas passed away Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at St. Bernard’s Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born February 9, 1945 in Iowa to the late Ralph and Netha Mae James Shaffer. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Ralph and Netha Shaffer; brothers, Richard Strange and Howard Shaffer; and sisters, Marilyn Strange and Sharolyn Vanderheart. Richard is survived by his church family at Pocahontas Missionary Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held Friday, February 23, 2024 at 10 AM at Gravesville Cemetery with Randy Lingenfelter officiating under direction of McNabb Funeral Home.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Richard Boyd Shaw

Aug 14, 1946 - Feb 19, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Mr. Richard Boyd Shaw or “Buddy” as he has been known since the age of six, resident of Wynne, Arkansas, departed this life on Monday, February 19, 2024, at St. Bernard’s Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 77. Buddy was born in Parkin on August 14, 1946, the son of Robert Boyd and Emma Esther (Smith) Shaw. Buddy was a 1964 graduate of West Memphis High School, and in August of the same year, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Buddy proudly served his country as an air traffic controller through the Vietnam War and the Cold War. Buddy was released from active duty in 1968, and on October 25, 1968, he married the former Sybil L. Stout. Buddy had a passion for air traffic controlling and continued the work with the Federal Aviation Administration in Jackson, Mississippi, Nashville, Tennessee, and Memphis, Tennessee until 1981. The couple and their family settled close to home and Buddy operated Wynne Tire Company for more than 30 years prior to his retirement in 2018. Buddy was a dedicated and active member of Colt Baptist Church where he participated in Men’s Ministries and taught Sunday School. He served as Sunday School director for several years as well. Buddy was an avid, hunter, fisherman, and gardener, and he enjoyed traveling. He was continually willing to assist those in need, and he will forever be remembered by his family as the greatest husband, daddy, and granddaddy. Mr. Shaw was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Danny Shaw; and two sisters, Louise Wright and Doris Ann Blackford. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Sybil Shaw of the home; two sons, Richard M. Shaw and wife, Faith, of Tumbling Shoals, and Robert “Bob” Shaw of Colt; a sister, Bobbie Russell of Paragould; three grandchildren, Justin and Trevor Shaw of Decatur, Alabama, and Katelyn Holland and husband, Dalton, of Wynne; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 23, 2024, in the Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Wynne with Bro. Clint Haynes officiating. Interment will follow in the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at Birdeye. Friends may visit at the funeral home from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2024. Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Justin Shaw, Trevor Shaw, Dalton Holland, Brian Stout, Mitchell Stout, and Wilburn Coleman. Honorary pallbearers are James Stout and the Men of Colt Baptist Church. Memorial donations may be made to Colt Baptist Church, P.O. Box 283, Colt, AR 72326. Arrangements by Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home of Wynne.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Mary Ruth Scholes

Feb 03, 1930 - Feb 19, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Mary Ruth Scholes, 94, of Jonesboro, died Monday, February 19, 2024. She was born on February 3, 1930, in Conway, Arkansas to W.A. and Ada Morgan. She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, Vernon, Noel, Elmer, Garlon, A.W. Jr., and Samuel; Three sisters, Elsie Tucker, Edna Mae McGough and Ruby Thompson Norris, her husband, Carl for 61 years, and her only beloved son, Steven Carl Scholes.Survivors are daughter-in-law, Leslie of Long Beach California; two grandchildren, Matthew and his wife, Rosie of Garden Grove, California; Ashlee and her husband, Jacob Enzensperger of Laguna Nigel, California; four great grandchildren, Madison and Connor Scholes, Tayler Henemyer and Terrah Enzenspenger of California. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews who held a very important place in her life.She was married to Carl Scholes in Piggott, Arkansas, on July 3, 1949, after she graduated from high school there. As an Army wife, her first home was in Chicago, Illinois. When Carl went overseas, she came back to Piggott to live with her parents. When he returned, they moved to California where they lived until they retired.She served as church secretary in Redondo Beach, California, Torrance, California and Piggott Arkansas. She worked at South Bay Union High School District in Redondo Beach, as Account Clerk for Student Activities, Accounting Clerk in the District office in charge of certificated payroll for four schools, and secretary to Vice Principal at Mira Costa High School. In each of these positions she worked with many students who may not have graduated without her encouragement.She moved to Jonesboro in 1988, where eight of her family members were living. For several years, she was involved in family night at least once a week.She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jonesboro where she was active in all the activities of Women’s Missionary Fellowship and the Phebean Sunday School Class. She enjoyed serving as greeter welcoming those who came to church. She served as leader in bible Study Fellowship for a number of years. She was a faithful member of South Bay Baptist Church in Torrance, before moving to Jonesboro. She was Sunday School Superintendent, Women’s Missionary Fellowship President, choir member, and served on many committees. She always said her friends there were her extended family and kept in touch with many of them after moving to Arkansas.Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 24,2024, at Emerson Memorial Chapel with Ross Burton officiating and Emerson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Burial will follow at Piggott Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 1:00 until service time. To sign an online guestbook, go to emersonfuneralhome.com.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Hunter Allen

Died : Feb 11, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Hunter Allen, 28, of Jonesboro, died Sunday, February 11, 2024. He was a member of the Word Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He loved being outdoors spending time hunting and especially duck hunting. Hunter loved spending time with his family and friends. His children were his pride and joy. Hunter had a smile that could light up the room as soon as he entered and his laugh was so contagious. He is loved and will be missed dearly. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Daisy Allen and grandfather, Marion Franklin Perrin. Survivors include son, Gavin Allen; daughter, Swae Allen; mother, Shelly Perrin-McFarlin (Audie) of Lake City; father, Steve Allen of Jonesboro; brother, Camerson Cole of Paragould; sisters, Ashley Allen of Jonesboro, Shawna Wilson of Manila and Lauren Allen of Monette; grandmother, Judy Perrin of Monette and a host of other family and friends. A memorial visitation and service will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2024 at Gregg Funeral Home in Monette.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Eveline Woods

Died : Feb 19, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Eveline Woods, age 89, of Trumann, AR, passed from this life on Monday, February 19,2024 at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro, AR. Services are incomplete at this time. All services are under the direction of Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza, AR.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Ocella Taylor Wilson

Mar 17, 1955 - Feb 16, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Ocella Taylor Wilson of Blytheville, AR, left from this life on February 16, 2024, at St. Bernard’s Hospital in Jonesboro, AR. She was 68 years old. Born on March 17, 1955, to the late Willie Taylor and the late Orliner Taylor in Jericho, AR. Ocella was a loving mother to six children and an active member of the Open Door House of Prayer in Blytheville. She was preceded by her parents, Willie and Orliner Taylor, three brothers, J.B. Taylor, Willie Taylor Jr, and Eddie C. Taylor, two sisters, Ruthie Mae Lewis, and Betty Jean Bradley, and one great-granddaughter, Silver Cassidy. Ocella leaves to cherish her memory with her three sons, August Harris, Mario (Kimberly) Pittman both of Kennett, MO, and Kenneth Taylor of Blytheville, AR, three daughters, Kizzy (Jimmy) Harris-Cowley, Tracie Taylor, and Demetria Taylor all of Blytheville, AR, six brothers, Cleo (Yvonne) Taylor, Calvin (Willie Mae) Taylor, Oval (Trina) Taylor all of Sikeston, MO, Solomon (Dorothy) Taylor of West Memphis, AR, Freddie Taylor, FT. Myers, FL, and Chester Taylor of Louisville, KY, six sisters, Marilyn (Johnny) Aldridge, Dorothy Carmona both of Sikeston, MO, Josephine Taylor of Blytheville, AR, Shirley Taylor, Jackie Taylor, and Dorothy Taylor all of Louisville, KY, as well as 33 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. Services for Ocella are scheduled with a visitation March 1, 2024, at Wilson Funeral Home in Blytheville, AR, from 6:00PM-8:00PM and the funeral on March 2, 2024, at Open House of Prayer in Blytheville, AR at 2:00PM with Bishop Henry Mays officiating. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Blytheville, AR. Wilson Funeral Home in Blytheville, AR will be in charge of the arrangements.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Kathy Ann Brumett

Jul 28, 1957 - Feb 18, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

Kathy Ann Brumett, a beloved daughter, mother, and grandmother, passed from this life on Sunday, February 18, 2024. Born in Jonesboro on July 28, 1957, Kathy graduated from Jonesboro High School in 1975 and went on to a successful career in the financial industry.Kathy's passion for life shone brightest when she was surrounded by her family, as her greatest love was her grandchildren. Her days were sprinkled with joy as she spent time working in her yard tending to her beloved flowers and relaxing on the deck by the pool. In moments of leisure, she found solace in working on puzzles, a hobby that brought her peace and contentment.On August 22, 1998, Kathy found lasting happiness in marriage with her love, Phil, creating a bond cherished by both. Throughout her years, she remained dedicated to her work at Cadence Bank, where she thrived in her role as General Sales Manager, her passion and dedication evident to all who knew her.Kathy leaves behind her daughter, Stacy (Charles) Slaughter; granddaughter, Mollybeth Drew; grandson, Carson Slaughter; and mother, Barbara Brumley. She was preceded in death by her father, Milton Brumley, and husband, Phil Brumett.Kathy's life will be celebrated on Friday, February 23, 2024, at 11 AM at Heath Funeral Home with Pastor Roger Brumley officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11 AM. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery.Kathy's spirit will always be remembered, her kindness and love forever imprinted on the hearts of those who knew her. May her memory be a beacon of light and love for all who were touched by her presence.

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon

Dwight Earl Gonser

Feb 03, 1945 - Feb 16, 2024

location-icon

Jonesboro, AR

"Dwight Earl Gonser, 79 of Imboden, died February 16, 2024, in the Flo and Phil Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born February 3, 1945, in Marmaduke; son of the late Benjamin Harrison and Lillian Justine Melton Gonser. He was a retired Forman for Emerson Electric and then owned and operated a Dump Truck service. He enjoyed the Outdoors and collected Arrowheads. Survivors include one daughter; a grandson; one sister, Lavada Montgomery of Paragould; numerous nieces and nephews; several special friends and neighbors. Services will be announced at a later date."

View Obituary

forward-arrow-icon
The Obituary App - Logo

Copyright © 2023 - The Obituary App