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What’s Left?

Jul 28th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Hot, hot, hot. Don’t you hate it when we just obsess over the weather when there is not one thing we can do about it?! I do it all the time. I don’t know why. Perhaps it gives me some sort of pleasure in that I’m badmouthing Mother Nature for tormenting us so much. You [...]



Mamie Irene House Bailey

Jul 28th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mamie Irene House Bailey, 88, died July 27, 2011.   She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Earl Dewitt; five children, fifteen grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, and fifteen great-great-grandchildren. Visitation is 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.
Graveside service is 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Grissard Cemetery.  www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



Dustin Eugene Benton

Jul 28th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Dustin Eugene Benton, 29, of Memphis, Tennessee died Sunday, July 24, 2011.  He was born in White County, Arkansas, February 12, 1982 to Donald and Chris Cantrell Benton, and attended Beebe schools before moving to Memphis.  He leaves behind his father, Donald (Delina) of Sumerville, Tennessee; his mother, Christine (Wendell) Worthy of Conway, Arkansas; [...]



Frances Silver Wright

Jul 28th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Frances Silver Wright, of Beebe, Arkansas, formerly of Lonoke, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2011.  She was born July 10, 1930, in Edwardsburg, Michigan.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Beebe.
Preceding her in death was her husband of forty-nine years, Robert (Bob) Wright.  Survivors are daughter Susan Wilson and her husband [...]



Paul Leslie Bass

Jul 28th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Paul Leslie Bass, Jr., 65, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2011.  He was born March 8, 1946, in Beebe, Arkansas, to Paul “Mutt” and the late Ora Mae Scroggs Bass.  He retired from Little Rock Coca Cola Bottling Company after twenty-two years.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  [...]



What’s Left?

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

Last Saturday, my mom and I met my brother and sister-in-law for dinner at Brave New Restaurant in Little Rock. My brother was nice enough to buy our dinner and we had such a great time just visiting with each other and enjoying a great meal. If you’ve never eaten there, it’s located on the [...]



Effie Mae Clare

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

Effie Mae Clare, 89, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born October 5, 1921, at Beebe, Arkansas, to Charles and Lessie (Vermillion) Barentine, and she died Sunday, July 17, 2011.  She was a charter member of Union Valley Baptist Church, and was a great mother and grandmother.
Effie Mae is survived by her daughter, Maedean Johnson (Scott) of [...]



Claude Bradford

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

Claude Bradford, 71, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Thursday, July 14, 2011.  He was the retired owner of Bellwood Auto Service in North Little Rock for thirty-four years.  He was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church, and loves to hunt, fish, golf and spend time with his family.
Claude is survived by his wife, Jean [...]



Timothy Earl Jones

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

Timothy Earl Jones, age 44 of Beebe, passed away July 9, 2011 of a massive heart attack. He was born January 20, 1967 in Batesville, Mississippi he is preceded in death by father Albert Jones, step-father James Newell Edwards, brother Anthony Jones, sister Marcia Harrison.
He was employed by Arkansas Awning Works.
Survived by four daughters [...]



Bill Hall

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

Bill Hall, of Floyd, Arkansas, was born July 30, 1941, and passed away June 27, 2011, at 69 years of age.  Bill graduated from Beebe High School in 1959 and attended Arkansas State Teachers College.  He excelled in sports at Beebe High School, making the All State Team in football and set the high jump [...]