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Peggy Ann Wilson Inns

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Peggy Ann Wilson Inns, 73, of Beebe, AR, passed from this world September 6, 2016 to join her heavenly father as well as the love of her life. She was born May 4, 1943 at Holly Grove, AR to the late Lawrence Mark and Edna Lucille Wilson. She worked for the ASU-Beebe Library, retiring after […]



Joe Douglas Secrest

Sep 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Joe Douglas Secrest of Beebe, Arkansas, was born July 10, 1950. On September 6, 2016 Doug lost his ten-year fight with cancer. Doug was preceded in death by his father, Pete Secrest and a sister, Shelly Story. Doug is survived by his wife, Patricia Secrest; mother, Doris Fields; two children, Paula Secrest and Cpl. Josh […]



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. www.SmithFamilyCares.com