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Richard B. Berry

Aug 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Richard B. Berry, age 83 of Russellville, passed away on August 24, 2016 at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home. He was born on December 31, 1932 in Beebe to T. J. and Albertine Smoot Berry.   Richard was a member of the Methodist Church in Beebe, American Legion, and the Disabled American Veterans.  He […]

Diann Norman

Aug 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Diann Norman, 72, of Little Rock, Arkansas, was born December 27, 1943 in El Paso, Arkansas to Floyd and Doris Burns. She was the youngest of three sisters. Diann passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016. She was the mother of three children, Dee R. Norman of Little Rock, Dawn R. Umphrey of Carmel, Indiana; and […]

Valeria Penrod Beard

Aug 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Valeria Penrod Beard, 82, of Beebe, Arkansas went to her heavenly home to be with her loved ones on August 29, 2016. She is survived by four sons, Michael, Steve, James, Jr., all of Beebe, and Jeff (Lori) of Hickory Plains; eleven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, JoAnn Penrod of Conway. Her family will hold […]

Gerald VerNon “Pete” Petersen

Aug 24th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Gerald VerNon “Pete” Petersen, 74, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born November 30, 1941 at Logan, Utah and he died August 18, 2016. He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked in the trucking business. Pete was a member of Beebe Church of Christ and enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling. He is survived by his wife, […]

Lester C. Hartranft, Sr.

Aug 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Lester C. Hartranft, Sr., age 84, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with his Lord Wednesday, August 3, 2016. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War era, and was retired from the steel industry. Lester loved farming and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Connie Hartranft of Beebe; along with his children […]

Donald “Don” Lee Kirk

Aug 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Donald “Don” Lee Kirk, age 82, of Mountain View, passed away August 5, 2016. Don was an honorable man with noble character and made a lasting impact on those around him. He and his wife Debra, currently own and operate the Sylamore Lodges located in the Mountain View area. They built this company together. Don […]

George F. Harvey

Aug 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

George F. Harvey George F. Harvey departed this life, July 28, 2016 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. George was born May 18, 1924, in Melbourne, Arkansas, to George Frank and Jennie Ellen Hunter Harvey. He and his wife, Maudlin Tinkle Harvey had one son, G.F. Harvey III, of whom they were most proud. George was an […]

Cindy (Kim) Chapman

Jul 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Cindy (Kim) Chapman, 70, of Beebe, Arkansas died July 14, 2016. She is survived by sister, Sandra Sloan, brother, Charles Gardner, of Beebe. Visitation was at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with graveside service at 11:00 at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home.

Stella Leona (McKiou) McDaniel

Jul 20th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Stella Leona (McKiou) McDaniel, 86, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 17, 2016. She retired from Remington Rand and Walmart Distribution and was a Baptist. She was full of spirit and loved her family dearly. She will be missed greatly. Stella is survived by four sons, Gary (Sharon) McDaniel of Caseyville, Illinois, […]

Peggy Bayles Rathbun

Jul 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Peggy Bayles Rathbun, 58, of Ward, Arkansas, joined the Lord on July 10, 2016. Peggy is survived by her two sons, Jeremy Rathbun of Beebe and Chase Rathbun of Ward; one daughter, Haleigh Rathbun of Ward; her mother, Imogean Bayles of Ward; three grandchildren; one brother, Jimmy Bayles of Cabot; four sisters, Glenda Cook, Sherry […]