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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 […]

Erma Mae (Peggie) Fisher

Dec 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Erma Mae (Peggie) Fisher went to her heavenly resting place December 11, 2016. Peggie was born July 24, 1920 to James Ance and Georgia Ann Edwards. She was a Methodist and lifelong member of Stoney Point Methodist Church. Peggie loved to quilt and take care of her grandchildren. She also loved to cook, fish, take […]

Lillian Aunene Harrell

Dec 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Lillian Aunene Harrell, 81, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born March 26,1935 at Russell, Arkansas to Joe and Irene Talley and she went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 29, 2016. She was a retired telephone operator for Alltel Telephone Company. She was a sweet, loving and kind-hearted woman whose family was her utmost […]

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 […]