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Robert Lewis Butler

Jun 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

On June 1, 2016 the Lord called Robert Lewis Butler (A.K.A. Chicken Hawk) to his Heavenly home. Robert L. Butler was born August 2, 1950 to the late William Butler, Sr. and the late Evangelyn (Pet) Gibson-Butler in Ethel, Arkansas. Robert accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at a young age and united with […]



Carthel Wayne (C.W.) Langley

Jun 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Carthel Wayne (C. W.) Langley, 73, of McRae, Arkansas died Thursday, June 9, 2016. He was born to James Dee (Bud) and Wilma (Meme) Langley. C. W. served in the Navy and was a proud veteran. He was the owner of East Texas Concrete Pumpers and Tri-State Concrete Pumpers until he retired. He loved the […]



Naeta “Nan” Price

Jun 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Naeta “Nan” Price, 64, of Beebe, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2016. Nan loved people and will be remembered for her beautiful smile, outgoing personality and selfless attitude of always putting others before herself. She deeply loved her husband, children, and family; and her four grandbabies were her pride and […]



H.L. McCall

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

H.L. McCall, age 77, of Hickory Plains died June 7, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Ethel (Kirk) McCall of Hickory Plains; daughter Diane (Jody) Stockman of Hickory Plains; granddaughter Jaclyn Honea of Beebe; grandson Matthew Stockman of Ward; great-grandson Vincent Honea of Beebe; Brother O.B. McCall of Ward; sister Laverne (Marvin) Cato of […]



Billie Jean Wright Staples

Jun 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Billie Jean Wright Staples, 85, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, went to be with her Lord on May 28, 2016. She was born in Furlow, Arkansas on September 11, 1930, the oldest daughter of the late Earl and Louise Morris and mother of the late John Peter Wright, Jr. Billie Jean was the head of the Jacksonville […]



Sgt. Major Paul Raymond Ramsey

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Sergeant Major Paul Raymond Ramsey, 69, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord May 12, 2016. He was born in Searcy on May 30, 1946 to Ellis, Sr. and Winnie Ramsey. He retired after thirty-three years with the Arkansas National Guard. He was a member of the Beebe First Baptist Church where he […]



Rachel Gunn

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Rachel Gunn, 83, of Ward, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016.  She was born March 25, 1933 in Griffithville, AR to the late C.L. Corder and Edith James Corder.  Rachel loved her family and she lived for her four sons and their families.  In her spare time, she enjoyed to travel and vacation on cruises.  She […]



Clova L. (Benton) Hill

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

Clova L. (Benton) Hill, 85, of Cabot, Arkansas, was born September 17, 1930 at Antioch, Arkansas and she passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016. She put Christ first, her family second, and lovingly cared for her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had an incredible work ethic – never knew the word “quit”. Clova was […]



James Doyle Baker

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

James Doyle Baker, age 82, of Beebe, died May 14, 2016.  Family received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Funeral was at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe with   burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home. www.SmithFamilyCares.com



William “Bill” Taylor

May 18th, 2016 | By | Category: Obituaries

William “Bill” Taylor, 90, of Heber Springs, formerly of Beebe, passed away Sunday May 15, 2016. Visitation starts at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday May 19, 2016 with Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. at Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Burial in Smith Cemetery, Bradford, Arkansas. Arrangements by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. www.SmithFamilyCares.com