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John Everett Owens, Jr.

Jan 14th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

John Everett Owens, Jr., 93, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born September 3, 1921, in Harrisburg, Arkansas, and died January 11, 2015, in Little Rock.  He is survived by his wife of seventy years, Jean Williams Owens; two daughters, Judy Belew and Debbie Walker; grandchildren Kristen Hall (Shane), Matthew Belew and Reed Walker; great-grandchildren Isabella [...]

Katherine S. Carter

Jan 14th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Katherine S. Carter, 80, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born August 3, 1934, at Palestine, Arkansas to Tallie and Jennie (Soley) Sartin, and she died Friday, January 9, 2015.  She was an avid quilter, seamstress, oil painter and gardener.  She was a member of Open Arms Assembly of God and a former member of Brinkley Assembly [...]

Garland E. “Jiggs” Rice

Jan 7th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Garland E. “Jiggs” Rice, Jr. of Austin, Arkansas departed this life on December 29, 2014 at the age of 76.  He was born February 12, 1938 in Arkansas City, Arkansas to Garland E. and Leona Rice.  He graduated from Arkansas City High School, attended Arkansas State College – Beebe Branch and Monticello A & M. [...]

Grace Stratton

Jan 7th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

On December 23, 2014, Grace Stratton, born February 8, 1937, lost her bout with cancer. We are proud that she found the strength to take a predicted six-month fight to two-plus years and happy that she got to take her last breath in her favorite napping place - the middle of her family room in [...]

Bertha P. Smoot

Jan 7th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bertha P. Smoot, 92, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Monday, January 5, 2015.  She was born in Stuttgart, Arkansas December 11, 1922.  With her family, she moved to Devalls Bluff, and finished high school in 1941.  In 1942, she married Dr. Ben Smoot, who survives her.  They had two daughters, Leonda Jane Greer and Georgia Ann [...]

Judy Johnson

Jan 7th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Judy Johnson, 72, of North Little Rock died December 29, 2014. She is survived by brothers, Chuck (Wanda) Johnson, Scott (Maedean) Johnson; Diane Stevenson; a niece, two nephews, cousins and “family” at North Little Rock Elks. Burial was at 2:30 p.m., Friday at Hickory Plains Cemetery. Online obituary at

Carolyn Hoyle

Jan 7th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Carolyn Hoyle, 58, passed away December 29, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl Matlock and Fannie Matlock. She is survived by children, Pamela Smith, Danny Smith Jr., and Melissa Craig; brothers, Johnny, Michael, and Brian; sisters, Deborah, Angela, and Patty; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.   Graveside service was  held on [...]

James Ellis Conyers

Jan 7th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

James Ellis Conyers, 82, of Bremerton, Washington, passed away Dec. 24, 2014. He was originally from Beebe and went to school and played football here.  He was a Navy veteran and avid gardener.  He is survived by his wife, Jean and 3 daughters, all of Washington., sister Betty Copeland of Little Rock. Memorial will be [...]

Charles Elton Patterson

Jan 7th, 2015 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Charles Elton Patterson, El Paso, born July 27, 1954, passed away January 5, 2015. Preceded in death by father, Charles; two daughters, Cynthia and Renee; sister, Jeannie.
Survived by wife, Patricia; sons, Shawn (Lisa), Matthew; eight grandchildren; mother, Betty; sister, Donna Memorial service, 11am, Victory Baptist Church, Friday, 11am

Jack E. Warner

Dec 30th, 2014 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Jack E. Warner, 79, of El Paso, Arkansas, went to be with his Lord on December 23, 2014.
Jack served his country, loved his Lord, and dreamed of Heaven. He retired from the United States Air Force and Remington Arms.
Jack is survived by three children, Sindee Teeman (John) of Moore, Oklahoma, Jack C. Warner of Conway, [...]