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Lawrence Randby

Mar 22nd, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Lawrence Randby, 86, of Beebe, Arkansas passed away March 17, 2017.  As a retired Navy Master Chief, he lived his life with dignity and respect.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  We will miss you Papaw.  Cremation arangements by Smith – Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com



Ruth Kirkpatrick-Pollett

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Ruth Kirkpatrick-Pollett, 92, of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017. Visitation and funeral were Monday, March 13, 2017 at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with burial in Antioch Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith – Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com



Jimmy Carl Vincent

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Jimmy Carl Vincent, 75, of Beebe went to his glory on March 12, 2017. He was born August 2, 1941 to the late Hugh and Lena Vincent. He was preceded in death by his brothers Robert Vincent and Bobby Vincent. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Faye, and four children; Dodie Tipton of Beebe, Jim […]



Ida Mae Rockenbach

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Ida Mae Rockenbach, 71, of McRae, went to be with her lord and savior on Thursday, March 9, 2017. She was born on January 12, 1944 in Searcy, Arkansas. She is survived by her husband David Rockenbach; two sons Eddie (Earlene) Roberts of McRae, Martie (Kim) Roberts of Beebe, two stepsons Rick (Trish) Partridge of […]



Marvin E. Speight

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Marvin E. Speight departed this life on March 13, 2017. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, coach, teacher, neighbor, and friend. Born on September 5, 1921 to James and Ella (Dinneen) Speight, he grew up in the Hickory Plains community and called it his home until his passing. He attended Beebe High School where […]



Minnie Faye Upton

Mar 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Minnie Faye Upton (nee McDonald) Friday, March 3, 2017, formerly of McRae, Arkansas. Beloved wife of the late Bobby R. Upton Sr. Dear mother of Bobby Ray Jr. (Colette) Upton. Dear grandmother of Noah, Hannah and Hadassah Upton. Dear sister of Elizabeth Ann Burnsed.   Graveside service will be Friday March 10, 3:00 pm at […]



Letha Joan Hines Crump

Mar 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Leatha Joan Hines Crump was born April 16, 1944 in Fox, Arkansas. She was the daughter of Theodore Hines and Dovie (Branscum) Hines. Joan married Frederick Clinton Crump on June 15, 1962. She entered into rest on February 7, 2017 at the age of 72. She was preceded in death by her parents and two […]



Robert J. (R.J.) Towns

Mar 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Robert J. (R.J.) Towns, 87, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 4, 2017. He was born March 15, 1929 in Alabama to Cecil and Pearl Towns. His lifelong profession was a brick mason. His legacy will live on in White County in the many homes and businesses he helped build. He is […]



Newton Odell Hammond

Mar 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Newton Odell Hammond, 97, of Beebe, Arkansas, died on Sunday, February 19, 2017. He was born in Roosevelt, Arkansas on June 8, 1919, to Clarence and Ica (Castleberry) Hammond. He graduated from Searcy High School and attended Harding College. His National Guard unit was mobilized for WWII and he eventually received his degree from Arkansas […]



Louie Cosby Bailey, Jr.

Feb 14th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Louie Cosby Bailey, Jr., 70, of McRae, passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017. He was born April 3, 1946 in Little Rock. He is preceded in death by his parents,  Louie Sr. (Bettye) Bailey and Gleda Prettyman; son Larry Bailey; brothers David Gray, Freeland McElhaney and sister Juanita Evans.   Louie Jr. is survived […]