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Vera “Christine” Tuggle, 86, of Cave City, Ark., died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at her home. She was born June 5, 1929, at Red Bay, Ala., to Henry David and Nona Mae Walley Lindley. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church at Cave City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas Gerald Tuggle; two sons, Rickey Tuggle and Jerry Tuggle; three sisters, infant sister, Mary Ethel Lindley, Veta Mae Heard and twin sister, Imogene Johnson; two brothers, Curnie Lindley and Johnie Lindley; an infant grandson, Joseph Tuggle and a granddaughter, Angela Rotton.
Survivors include two sons, Tommy Tuggle and wife Karen of Mound City, Kan., and Randall Tuggle of Lake Village; two daughters, Kathy Livingston of Atlanta, Ga., and Christy Rotton of Cave City; nine grandchildren, Ashley Allen and Dawn Sims both of Atlanta, Ga., Ginger Mahoney and Zachery Sims both of Mississippi, Christopher Rotton and fiancé Hillary McKoin of Fayetteville, Rebecca Johnson and husband Andrew of Deerfield, Mo., Nathan Tuggle and wife Dani of Tallulah, La., Randy Tuggle and wife Patricia of Lake Village, Alicia Bell and husband Justin of Blytheville; 11 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City with Bro. Ron Canard and Bro. Bobby Sanders officiating. Burial followed in the Parsley Cemetery located east of Cave City with arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Randy Tuggle, Nathan Tuggle, Christopher Rotton, Zachery Sims, Andrew Johnson and Justin Bell.
Honorary Pallbearers were Jim Brown and Dr. Lackey Moody.

OBITUARIES

Wilhelmina “Billie” Rose Suddock

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  Linn County News Published Sept. 22, 2021   Wilhelmina “Billie” Rose Suddock, age 90, of Wichita, Kan., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Home Health & Hospice of Kansas. Rosary... [More]

Virgil Elmer Spencer 08-08-1939 to 09-17-2021

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      Published in the Linn County News Sept. 22, 2021   Virgil Elmer Spencer, age 82, Mound City, Kansas passed away Friday, Sept.17, 2021. He was born on August 8, 1939 in rural Mound City, Kan. the son of Elmer Allen and Thelma Barker Spencer. ... [More]

Troy E. Mitchell 06-22-1934 to 09-17-2021

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  Troy E. Mitchell, age 87, of Pleasanton, Kan. passed away in Overland Park, Kan.on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.  Troy was born the son of Jesse James and Naomi Folsom Mitchell on June 23, 1934 in Kansas City, Kan.  He married Ruby Venable on October 4, 1951... [More]

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NEWS

SPECIAL: Student detained after bringing knife to school

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Commissioners address SRO funding

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SPORTS

Blu-Jays hope for first strike Friday

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    LINN COUNTY NEWS NEWSPAPERSRME@yahoo.com After losing their first three games, including by 30-6 at Uniontown last Friday, Pleasanton’s Blu-Jays will be looking to score first when they host Troy at 7 p.m. this Friday in a non-district matchup. “We... [More]

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    LINN COUNTY NEWS holtadam82@yahoo.com The Prairie View football team continues to perform at a high level as they hosted Parsons on Sept. 17.  The Buffalos took control of the game early on both sides of the ball, which led to an eventual 38-14 victory.... [More]

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