Cody Michener

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Cody Joe Michener, 16, of Leachville, died Tuesday, July 13, 2010, in a drowning accident at Jackson's Landing near Monette. Born at Blytheville, he had been a Leachville resident for the past four years and was a senior at Buffalo Island Central High School. Cody enjoyed Guitar Hero and was an avid M.M.A. wrestling fan.

He is survived by his parents, Joe and Cindy Michener of Leachville; a brother, John Zachry Bearden of Sandusky, Ohio; a sister, Holly Nicole Bearden of Leachville; his maternal grandparents, Jeannie Gill of Leachville and Jimmy and Dean Gill of Blytheville; his paternal grandfather, Larry Camerlinck of Howell, Neb.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Mark Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 6-8:30 p.m. this evening (Thursday)

An account has been established at Southern Bank of Commerce in Leachville to accept contributions to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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