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Carroll Dean Cook

Nov 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Carroll Dean Cook, 82, of McRae, Arkansas passed away November 19, 2016. He leaves his wife, Eldean Cook; son, David (Amelia) Cook; daughter Donna (William) Chambers, all of McRae; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was born and lived in McRae his entire life. Dean will be remembered as a man who could fix almost […]



Lester Leroy Bowman

Nov 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Lester Leroy Bowman, age 59 of Beebe, passed away November 19, 2016 in Sherwood, Arkansas.  He was born April 30, 1957 in Flint, Michigan to George and Lola Belle Bowman.  He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda Bowman; one son, Christopher “Cody” Bowman and wife Tiffany of Beebe; two daughters, Christy Shoffner […]



Charles J. Dillard

Nov 30th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Charles J. Dillard, 70, went to be with the Lord on November 29, 2016. A resident of El Paso, Arkansas for the past fifty years, he was a retired truck driver. He is survived by his son, Charles L. Dillard “Chucky” (Tracy) of El Paso; three brothers, Jim Dillard, Chester Dillard and Gordon Dillard all […]



Laudis Coley

Nov 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Laudis Coley, McRae died Saturday, November 12, 2016. Survived by his wife, Margie of sixty seven years; son, Allan (Teresa) Coley; daughter, Angella (Jerry) Holliday; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday, November 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Smith – Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe and Funeral Thursday November 17, 10:00 a.m. Smith – Westbrook Funeral Home with […]



Geraldine (Pruitt) Howanietz

Nov 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Geraldine (Pruitt) Howanietz, 84, of Garner, Arkansas, joined her heavenly family on November 9, 2016. Geraldine grew up as the daughter of Rev. John Robert (J.R.) and Sallie (Thurman) Pruitt of Antioch. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Albert Howanietz; son Johnny Lynn; and brother Arlis Pruitt. Geraldine is survived by three […]



Gail Broadway

Nov 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Gail Broadway, 68, of McRae, Arkansas passed quietly at her home on Thursday, October 27, 2016. Mrs. Broadway was born in Latta, South Carolina on December 21, 1947. She was preceded in death by her father Doug Carter; mother, Inez Wilkes; sisters, Evelyn Cox and Barbara Jean Jackson; brothers, Marion Carter and Voncil Hubbard. Mrs. […]



Harold William Echols

Nov 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Former ASU-Beebe Chancellor, 1977-81 Harold William Echols was born on September 1, 1943 and passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Harold was a resident of Arkadelphia, Arkansas at the time of his passing. He graduated from Arkadelphia High School. He attended Henderson State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political […]



Mrs. T. Lucille Tapp

Oct 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Mrs. T. Lucille Tapp, 96 of Beebe joined the heavenly choir on October 22, 2016. She was born October 2, 1920 in McRae, to Floyd and Clemmie (Cook) Morris. Preceding her in death were her husband Cecil, two siblings. She is survived by a daughter, Phyllis Tapp of Beebe; son, James Tapp of Dallas; grandson, […]



Rosa Belle Drennan

Oct 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Rosa Belle Drennan, age 98, of El Paso went to be with her Lord on October 22, 2016. She was a housewife and member of Oak Church of Christ for many years. She was an avid gardener and loved to attend to her flowers. Rosa Belle loved the Arkansas Razorbacks. She is survived by her […]



Melburn Ray Jones

Oct 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Melburn Ray Jones, 78, of Beebe, Arkansas went to be with the Lord October 18, 2016. He was a retired construction foreman and an Army veteran. Ray lead church at Beebe Retirement Center for many years. He is survived by one brother, Carroll Jones of McRae; three sisters, Sue Hardin of Beebe, Alice Faye Mahoney […]