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Lenis Irene Swann

Jan 4th, 2017 | By | Category: Obituaries

Lenis Irene Swann, age 86, of Beebe went to be with the Lord December 29, 2016. She was an active member at Beebe First Church of the Nazarene, where she played the piano for many years. After retiring from Citizens Bank, she doted on her grandchildren by spending time camping and playing. Irene was known […]



Gary Carpenter

Dec 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Gary Carpenter, 66, of Beebe, Arkansas was born April 11, 1949 to Alton “Bud” and Emma (Bell) Carpenter, and he passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016. He enjoyed working in his yard and was lover of birds. He loved to work and help his family any way he could. Gary was an avid Razorbacks fan […]



Deon Benton Carter

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Deon Benton Carter was born May 14, 1924 and died December 19, 2016. Survivors include sister-in-law, Mable Benton and incredible caregiver and niece Ima Rainwater. Family and friends will gather for burial at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Mt. Olive Cemetery near Floyd. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com



James Sykes

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

James Sykes, 81, of McRae, Arkansas, was born August 19, 1935 at Heber Springs, Arkansas to Casper and Lillie (Allen) Sykes, and he passed away Monday, December 19, 2016. He was a proud United States Army veteran and retired from AT&T Teletype at age 51. He was a dedicated, hard worker and a fantastic dad, […]



Jesse Ben Kirkland

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Jesse Ben Kirkland passed away peacefully Saturday, December 17, 2016 at his home in El Paso, Arkansas. He was born to Lenard Forrest and Lucy Tanna Riley Kirkland March 15, 1938 in El Paso. He is predeceased by his parents, his son Lynn Kirkland, his daughter Paula Blakemore, three grandsons, Andy Earles, Jesse Kirkland and […]



Emil Salmon

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Emil Salmon, 71, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born February 25, 1945 at Beebe, to E. W. and Annie Taylor, and she went to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 13, 2016. She was a loving mother and grandmother who always had a smile for everyone. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, Billy Joe. Emil loved […]



Carol Sue Williams (Ridings)

Dec 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Carol Sue Williams (Ridings) passed away December 13, 2016 at UAMS in Little Rock. She was preceded in death by her brother, Timmy Ridings of Beebe, and her husband, Richard (Dickie) Williams of North Little Rock. Carol was born on January 15, 1963 in North Carolina to Allen and Barbara Ridings. She attended Beebe public […]



Ethel Virginia Walker Britt

Jun 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Obituaries

Ethel Virginia Walker Britt, of Beebe, Arkansas, died June 14, 2015. Memorials may be made to Beebe First Baptist Church.  Visitation begins at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with funeral to follow at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.  Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  www.SmithFamilyCares.com



David Wayne Parker, Jr.

Jun 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Obituaries

David Wayne Parker, Jr., 46, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at his home after his long battle with cancer. David was born May 16, 1969 in Morrilton, Arkansas. He was the first child of Dixie and David Parker, Sr. He was a member of Hawley United Methodist Church and graduated in 1987 from Pine […]



Melba Jean Kelsey

Jun 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Obituaries

Melba Jean Kelsey, 69 of Beebe passed away Friday June 5, 2015. Melba was a retired cook at The College Inn Restaurant in Beebe. Everybody loved Melba because she never met a stranger. She is survived by her husband, Garland Kelsey; son, Steven Kelsey (Carrie); two grandchildren, B.J. and T.J. Kelsey, all of Beebe; two […]