Obituaries for March 19, 2024



Ray Leon McDade, 69, of Huntsville passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at his home. He was born December 18, 1954 in Prescott, Arkansas to Joe Buck William McDade and Winnie Louise (Adcock) McDade. Ray loved the outdoors including fishing, camping and gardening to name a few. He was also very good at various building projects. Most of all Ray loved his church and his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Becky McDade of the home; two daughters, Elizabeth McCants and husband Nathan and Amy McDade both of Huntsville; brother, Bill McDade of Texarkana, Arkansas; sister, Joyce McDade of Arkadelphia; grandchildren, Benjamin and Karter and numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m to 12 noon at the Huntsville First Assembly of God Church with Pastor Alex Foster officiating. In Lieu of flowers please make donations to the American Heart Association ,PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

Funeral services are under the direction of Madison County Funeral Service of Huntsville.


Terry Lynn "Thrill" Hill, 54, of Arlington, Texas, (formerly of Magnolia), departed from this life Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Medical City Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

Celebration of Life services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Columbia District Auditorium (Youngblood) in Magnolia, at 1 p.m., with burial to follow with Military Honors at New Bethel/St. John Cemetery in Magnolia, under the direction of R.L. Reed Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Friday, March 22 from 1 - 4 p.m., at R.L. Reed Funeral Home.


Infant Malachi Emmanuel Cooper, 7 months old, of Magnolia, departed from this life on the wings of Angels on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock. Arrangements are pending with R.L. Reed Funeral Home.

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