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Arlene Ann Hunter Spence

Apr 29th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Arlene Ann Hunter Spence, 93, of Austin went to be with the Lord on April 23, 2011.  She was cherished as a sweet and loving Mother and Grandmother.
She was born March 23, 1918 to Albert Sydney and Eupha Day Hunter in Beebe, Arkansas.
Arlene was a member of the Sylvania Presbyterian Church in the Sylvania community.
Arlene [...]



Loyd O’Neal Fulks

Apr 29th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Loyd O’Neal Fulks of Beebe, Arkansas went to be with his Lord on Monday, April 25, 2011.  He was born July 10, 1924 in McRae, Arkansas to Conwell and Mattie Robinson Fulks.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Beebe and served as a Deacon.  Loyd was a veteran of World War II [...]



Mary Dobbins Baker

Apr 29th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mary Dobbins Baker, 86, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Monday, April 25, 2011.  She was born at Center Hill to Deener and Muda Dobbins, and she graduated from Searcy High School in 1942.  Ms. Mary and her husband, Wallace Baker, were owners of Wallace Baker Chevrolet in Beebe for forty-one years.  She was an active member [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 21st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

It’s Tuesday night and I’m sitting here at 8:30 p.m. watching all the various local television channels as tornadoes are popping up all around the state. So far, thankfully, we, here in Beebe, have not had one pop up. But this is just the first round of storms tonight. We have more coming through from [...]



Leeroy Moody

Apr 21st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Leeroy Moody, 78, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born October 27, 1932, and passed away April 16, 2011.
He was preceded in death by parents Charlie and Veta Moody, daughter Bonnie Lou Moody and brother Buford Moody.
He is survived by daughters Debbie Whiting, Pat Watts, Dianne Hawkins and stepson Jeff Norton, all of Beebe; sisters Carolyn Hart [...]



John P. Wright, Jr.

Apr 21st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

John P. Wright, Jr., age 60, of Beebe, died Sunday, April 17, 2011. He was a self-employed general contractor and a self-taught architect. John was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a member of McArthur Assembly of God where he enjoyed serving as a greeter.
John was preceded in death by his stepfather, J.P. Wright, [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 14th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I’ve shared some of the “good morning” sayings I’ve been getting from the Brook Noel website and here are a few more uplifting ones I’ve gotten recently:
“I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days, or great days.”
~Lance Armstrong
“People must remind each other that it can be done, and it must be done. [...]



Shirley Nipper

Apr 14th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Shirley Nipper, age 75, of Beebe, Arkansas passed away April 7, 2011 at her home.  She was a devout Christian, a loving mother, and a devoted wife.  Shirley was born in Vilonia on March 1, 1936.  As a minister’s daughter, she spent her early years in Alex, Paragould, Beebe, and Barnsdall.  She graduated in Barnsdall, [...]



Lonnie Mavity

Apr 14th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Lonnie Mavity, 68, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Monday, April 11, 2011.  He was born November 22, 1942 in Holly Grove, Arkansas to Jessie Mavity and Mary Ellen Seals Mavity who preceded him in death.  He retired from Remington Arms after thirty-four years of loyal, dedicated service.  He came to faith in Christ through salvation [...]



What’s Left?

Apr 7th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

One of the television shows that I like to watch each week is  Raising Hope. I had to analyze why I like the show because it is pretty unusual. It’s a story about a lower middle class (or maybe upper lower class) family who live in the wife’s  mother’s home and take care of her [...]