Joyce Nadine McGee Scott

Posted in Obituaries on March 27th, 2018 by admin

Joyce Nadine McGee Scott, 81, of Clarendon passed away Monday, March 26, 2018 at Baptist Health Medical Center Stuttgart.
A daughter of Clotus and Lola McGee, Joyce was born November 3, 1936 in De Valls Bluff, Arkansas. She was married 57 years to John E. Scott and was blessed with two children; Tami Gaye and K. Eddie Scott. They co-owned and operated Scott’s Garage and Auto Parts, Inc. and Scott’s Wrecker Service in Clarendon until retiring in 1998. She was a long-time member of the Clarendon First Baptist church and gave her time to various committees as well as teaching her granddaughter’s Sunday School Class. Joyce was an active member in the community and served on various advisory boards and committees in Clarendon and around the state. “Granny”, as she was known, loved nothing more than spending time spoiling “her girls” and later her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John and beloved daughter, Tami. She is survived by her devoted son, Eddie (Jackie) Scott of Stuttgart; two grandchildren: Leah (Hunter) Carter and Kelsey (Clay) Abel, both of Stuttgart, and seven great-grandchildren, Finley and Camille Carter, Maddox, Beckett, and Bella Kate Jessup and Katie and Maggie Abel.
Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28th at the Clarendon First Baptist Church with services following at 2:00 P.M.
The family would like to thank Dr. Chris Morgan and the staff of Chambers Nursing Home in Carlisle for their loving care of our Granny. The family requests that memorials be sent to: Shady Grove Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 194, Clarendon, Arkansas 72029.

Mildred Floyd Cox

Posted in Obituaries on March 9th, 2018 by admin

Mildred Floyd Cox, 89, of Jacksonville, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on March 9, 2018.  She was born on September 12, 1928 in Hazen, Arkansas.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Festus and Iva Floyd; her husband, Virgil Cox; her brothers, Morris Floyd (Vera Floyd), J.D. Floyd; her sisters, Thelma Saul (Harry Saul), and Jeffie Zarlingo and her brother-in-law, Harvey Key.  Mildred leaves behind her sister, Ruth Kee; her brother-in-law, Pasco Zarlingo, many nieces, nephews, and a host of wonderful friends.  Mildred was a shining light to everyone she met.  She always had a smile on her face and offered words of encouragement. Her wittiness was part of her character, as well as her love and desire to help others.  She loved the Lord!  Mildred worshiped at the First Baptist Church of Jacksonville and anywhere else that her friends wanted her to go.  She will be greatly missed!

Her homecoming celebration will be at Centerpoint Missionary Baptist Church at 2:00 P.M., Sunday, March 11, 2018.  Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service.  Burial service to follow at Centerpoint Cemetery.  Donations can be made to the Centerpoint Cemetery upkeep fund.