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Bill Forte

Dec 30th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bill Forte, age 85 years, three months and 23 days, was born September 1, 1925 and died December 24, 2010.  He accepted Jesus Christ as his savior at First Baptist Church in McRae.
Memorial service was Wednesday, December 29, 2010, at McRae Veterans Memorial.  www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



Carthel Leon Healy

Dec 30th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Carthel Leon Healy, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born June 27, 1930, to Evert and Annie (Yeates) Healy, and he died Wednesday, December 29, 2010.
He was a Navy veteran of WWII.  Carthel was a master electrician for over fifty years and minister of the Church of Christ for over sixty years.  He was a loving [...]



What’s Left?

Dec 30th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I hope you had a very Merry Christmas - fun with family and friends!  I had a good Christmas  - but learned last week of the death of a friend of mine. She was my cousin’s best friend and  a good friend of my mother’s as well as mine.  They travelled to many fun destinations [...]



What’s Left?

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas!!!!  I hope you are ready for Christmas!  This year the thing I want to do is just stay home and cook turkey and dressing. Usually, we go to 2 or 3 movies and just have fun on Christmas. But this year, we are just staying home, enjoying the cats, dogs, fish [...]



Robert H. “Poppie” Samuels

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mr. Robert H. “Poppie” Samuels, age 84 of Beebe, AR, retired Director of Printing at the University of Mississippi, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at Arkansas Hospice Hospital in Little Rock, AR. The funeral service will be Monday, December 27, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Andrews United Methodist Church of Oxford with Rev. John [...]



Velda Rose McDonald McKay

Dec 23rd, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mrs. Velda Rose McDonald McKay, 70, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 21, 2010.
Family received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 23, 2010, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Weir Cemetery.  www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



What’s Left?

Dec 16th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Can you believe it’s just over a week until Christmas? It’s hard to believe. I’m not ready - never am ready - and won’t be ready the day after Christmas. It’s just a thing with me. I don’t know why - and even though it is my birthday - which is a pain for all [...]



Gracelynn Marie Morgan

Dec 16th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gracelynn Marie Morgan was born November 7, 2010, and she was carried off on the wings of angels December 9, 2010 to be with her heavenly father.  Gracie will be greatly missed by all that she was around; in the short life that she lived she made her way into the heart of everyone [...]



Kenneth Lester Ford

Dec 16th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Kenneth Lester Ford, 51, of Newport, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at home. He was born in Brinkley, AR on Jan. 12, 1959 to Richard Lynn Ford, Sr. and Cleo Butcher Ford.
Survivors include: his wife, Jana Barnett Ford; one daughter, Hannah Ford, of Morehead City, NC; one son, Joshua Ford, of Newport; parents, Richard Lynn [...]



Carmelita (Cullins) Bailey

Dec 16th, 2010 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Carmelita (Cullins) Bailey, 70, of McRae, Arkansas, was born August 28, 1940, at Batesville, Arkansas, to Georgetta (Rushing) Stipe and J. S. Cullins, and she died Monday, December 13, 2010.  She was a precious lady with a giving heart.
Carmelita is survived by two sons, Louie “Tray” Bailey and Larry Bailey (Tosha), all of McRae; one [...]