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Lucille Harmon

Mar 31st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lucille Harmon, 86, of Beebe, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 25, 2011. She was born on December 29, 1924 in Buckner, Illinois. She is survived by her two daughters, Amy Woodall (Robert) of Huntsville, Alabama; Debra Hefner of Beebe and one son Jimmy Harmon (Susan) of North Little Rock, Arkansas; [...]

Sammy (Sam) Sterling Stanley

Mar 31st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Sammy (Sam) Sterling Stanley, age 71, of DeKalb, Illinois, formerly of Austin, Arkansas, was reunited with his wife, JoAnn, in heaven on March 23, 2011. Survivors include daughter, Tammy (Stanley) Waymire, son-in-law, Dennis Waymire, two grandsons, Samuel Allen Waymire and David Gregory Waymire, and a third grandson expected in May, Jonathan Martin Waymire, all [...]

What’s Left?

Mar 31st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I’m glad we’ve had some rain here recently - including a little hail. And, true to Arkansas’ weird weather patterns, we had springtime temperatures last week but this week, it’s been pretty cold - in the 40’s. We needed the rain - so that’s good. But I’ll be glad to see warm temperatures come back. [...]

What’s Left?

Mar 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Amid all the wold turmoil - it is almost essential that you turn your mind to less seriouis subjects for a brief respite. Saying that in defense of this, I am just so excited that the next (4th) Pirates of the Carribbean movie, “On Stranger Tides” will be out this May 20th! That is not [...]

Jennie Lee Long

Mar 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Jennie Lee Long, 90, of Bald Knob, Arkansas, died Friday, March 18, 2011.  She devoted her life as a widowed mother to her seven children.  She was a Pentecostal.
Jennie was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Long and three children, Bertha Lee, Shirrell, and Marie Long.  She is survived by two sons, Andrew Long [...]

Aida Pruitt

Mar 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Aida Pruitt, of Pickney, Michigan formerly of Beebe, died February 22, 2011. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and matriarch of five generations, most residing in Michigan. The love for her family was her special gift. She was a selfless, gentle and a kind woman whose thoughts for others took precedence. She will be greatly [...]

Laverne Herrod

Mar 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Laverne Herrod, age 74, of Beebe, died Monday, March 21, 2011. Visitation was Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Westbrook Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Dixie Darlene McDermott

Mar 24th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Dixie Darlene McDermott, age 58, of North Little Rock,  born December 10, 1952 passed away March 20, 2011.
She was preceded in death by her father; Clifford McElrath and father in law, B.L. McDermott.
Dixie was a very dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother, and she was a very loving and giving person who was always ready to [...]

What’s Left?

Mar 17th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

It’s Tuesday night and I’m watching the developing story in Japan as they try to deal with the aftermath of the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami which hit on Friday afternoon and now the potential meltdown of a nuclear facility. Now it is snowing in northern Japan to make matters worse for the homeless people who [...]

Clarence “Sonny” Parker

Mar 17th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Clarence “Sonny” Parker, 73, Ward, died March 12, 2011.  Survived by wife, Otha Nell; daughter, Tammy Bruce (Pat); son, Terry Parker.
Visitation Monday, March 14th, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe with funeral Tuesday March 15th at 2:00 p.m. Westbrook Funeral Home and burial at Butlerville Cemetery, Ward.