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Barbara “Bobbie” Garrett

Jan 27th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Barbara “Bobbie” Garrett, 76, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born January 24, 1935, to Luther and Veasey King, and she died Monday, January 24, 2011.  She is survived by one daughter, JoAnn (Edgar) Godwin of Beebe; two grandsons, Eric (Terri) Godwin and J. Aaron Godwin; two great-grandchildren, Ethan and Eva Godwin, all of Beebe; and one [...]



What’s Left?

Jan 27th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I don’t know what to write this week other than I’ve been sick since last Sunday. It’s weird. I’ll have two or three hours where I feel relatively OK - then I feel like maybe I need to go to the hospital. I think it is an extension of the “stuff” that is going around [...]



Ora Mae Bass

Jan 27th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Ora Mae Bass, 90, of Beebe, died Friday, January 21, 2011. She was born May 25, 1920, in Beebe, Arkansas. She is survived by her husband, Paul “Mutt” Bass; five children, James, Barbara, Jerry, Leslie, and Donnie; two brothers, Walter Scroggs and Jay Scroggs; two sisters, Annie Lee Hughes and Doris Reed; eight grandchildren; [...]



What’s Left?

Jan 20th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I’m sitting here trying to write my column (on Tuesday night) and I have one arm around a little tri-colored, bobbed tail kitty starring up at me. It’s hard to type but she is a little kitty so I can still reach the keyboard. This cat is named Skittles but we call her Nubin - [...]



Barney Roller

Jan 20th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Barney Roller, Age 48, died Monday, January 17, 2011.
He was a member of the Downtown Church of Christ in Searcy.  He owned his own business as a residential contractor.
He is survived by his wife Susan, his son B.J. Roller, his parents: Bud & Frances Roller, two brothers:  Steve Roller, Rube (Phyllis) Roller; Three Sisters: Polly [...]



Mildred Lorene McEuen Baker

Jan 20th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mildred Lorene McEuen Baker was born August 27, 1928 to Luther Perry “Babe” and Ruby Childers McEuen in Peanut Ridge, Arkansas. She graduated from McRae High School and soon afterward found employment at Arkansas State Hospital where she worked for thirty years and retired proud of the fact that she had never used even [...]



Nell Liles

Jan 20th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Nell Liles, 88, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Tuesday, January 18, 2011.  She was born August 31, 1922 to Calvin and Martha Burnett.  Nell was a loyal member of the Beebe Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Al Liles; two sons, Gary Liles and David (Phyllis) Liles; two grandchildren, Jason Liles and Mandy [...]



Evelyn “Dean” Tolley Wiley

Jan 20th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Evelyn “Dean” Tolley Wiley of McRae, Arkansas, born March 31, 1929 at Aplin, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 12, 2011.  She was a member of Harrison Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Beebe, a beloved wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by four daughters, Darlene Williams (Jim) of Sulphur Springs, Texas, [...]



What’s Left?

Jan 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

We’re over the blackbird event - I hope - and on to other national tragedies like the assassination attempt on a U.S. Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords, of AZ. The carnage of that “Congress on the Corner” event will be forever imprinted on our minds as we go forward from this point. We pray for the families [...]



Gerald D. Ballard

Jan 13th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gerald D. Ballard, age 68, of Floyd, died Saturday, January 8, 2011. He was a retired truck driver and carpenter. Gerald was a member of the Floyd Assembly of God. He is survived by his wife, Billie K. Ballard of Floyd; his mother, Muriel M. Kelly of Beebe; one son, Johnny D. (Fonda) Ballard of [...]