Victor Gale “Bill” Swann, 91, of Benton, Arkansas, passed away Monday, August 31, 2015, at Saline Memorial Hospice in Bryant, with his daughter by his side. He was born July 4, 1924, in Beebe, Arkansas, to Louie B. and Natalie (Bedell) Swann. Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, Espy Woodrow Swann, L. [...]
Esta Claudine Cranford, age 92, of Beebe, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the Beebe Retirement Center.
She was born on September 13, 1922 in Gregory, Arkansas to the late Calvin and Myrtie Eula (White) Baker. She married Charles Cranford in Little Rock on November 13, 1943. They celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary [...]
Lorraine Teague Wilson, 85, of Beebe, Arkansas, peacefully went to her Lord on August 25, 2015.
Born May 24, 1930, Lorraine was the third child of Otto Warren and Lydia Lois Teague. She attended Pine Bluff High School and was a graduate of Hendrix College, where she met her husband of 57 years, Bennie Dial [...]
Tammie Goff age 53 of McRae died Friday Aug. 28, 2015. Tammie is survived by three sons, two daughters, her companion, two brothers, and one sister.
Visitation was Monday, and funeral was 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home in Beebe. Burial was in Weir Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.westbrookfuneralhome.com
Blanche Norene Fitts Harlan, Age 86, of Beebe, Arkansas was born on February 15,1929 in Antioch, Arkansas to Edith Viola Belew and Albert Fitts. She left to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 20, 2015. She was proceeded in death by her husband Joe Dickey Sr. and two sons, Joe Jr and Samuel Lee [...]
Richard Buckman, 75, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Saturday, August 22, 2015.
He is survived by his daughter, Evonne Manous; son-in-law Ricky Manous; granddaughters, Tracy Wright, Bethany Jones and Shannon Manous; great-grandchildren, Alexander Manous-Green, Michael Manous-Green, Aidan Jones, and Abigail Wright; along with numerous extended family and friends who loved him dearly.
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Lorraine Wilson passed away Tues., Aug. 25, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28th at Beebe First United Methodist Church.
Cremation arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, a certified Veterans Care provider. www.westbrookfuneralhome.com
Her full obituary was not available at press time and will be run in next week’s Beebe News.
Norma Jean Crutchfield, of Ward, Arkansas, died August 11, 2015. Visitation is 6:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral was 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 13, 2015, at Ward First Baptist Church, with interment at Sixteenth Section Cemetery.
Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, a certified Veterans Care provider. www.westbrookfuneralhome.com
Dixie Harrell, age 74, of Beebe, died Wednesday, August 12, 2015. She was retired from the state of Arkansas after 38 years of service. Funeral was 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 14, 2015, at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with burial in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, a certified Veterans Care provider. www.westbrookfuneralhome.com
Lisa Holt, 48, of McRae, Arkansas, was born October 25, 1966, to Lonnie and Lela (McGlothin) Tidwell, and she died Saturday, August 15, 2015. Memorial service will be 1:00p.m. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Cremation arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, a certified Veterans Care provider. www.westbrookfuneralhome.com