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Alfred O’Neal Brimer

Aug 25th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Alfred O’Neal Brimer, 73, of Beebe, died Friday, August 19, 2011 at his residence.  Mr. Brimer was born February 3, 1938 in Griffithville.  He was one of twelve children born to the late Benny and Ruth Hutchins Brimer.
Mr. Brimer had been a resident of Beebe for the past 30 years, and was a loving husband, [...]



Gage Edward Pipkin

Aug 25th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gage Edward Pipkin of Beebe, Arkansas, was born December 6, 2009 and went to be with the Lord and his family August 18, 2011.
Gage loved his family and was truly a happy little boy.
Gage is survived by his parents, Eddie and Beth Pipkin; his older brother, Seth G. Daughtry and older sister Clara G. Pipkin. [...]



Margaret Estell Carmical

Aug 25th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Margaret Estell Carmical, 77, of Beebe died Monday, August 22, 2011. She was born July 4, 1934 in North Little Rock to the late Lloyd E. and Velma L. Brannon Covell. Mrs. Carmical graduated from Jacksonville High School and taught Special Education for several years in Missouri. She was later a homemaker and a member [...]



What’s Left?

Aug 25th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I think I’ve told you I have a new dog. Well, I didn’t intend to have a new dog - what with all the cats I have. I really didn’t intend to keep this stray that I found. Anyway, she (Lucy) is sweet, kind of, and very curious and has more energy than a nuclear [...]



Betty Bailey

Aug 18th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Betty Bailey, age 62, of Magnolia, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2011. She was born December 7, 1948 in El Dorado, Arkansas to the late William Archie and Bertha Mae Gorum. Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Glen and Micky Carman; four daughters, Tonya Wells, Donna Deering, Lesa Chambers and Jan [...]



Leta Irene Cox

Aug 18th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Cox, Leta Irene (nee Yancy), of Searcy, Arkansas, was born July 29, 1937, in Pocahontas, Arkansas to Ross S. and Elenora (nee Brown) Yancy, and entered into rest, Thursday, August 4, 2011, at Searcy Health Care in Searcy, Arkansas, at the age of 74 years and 5 days.



Jake Ellis

Aug 18th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Jake Ellis, 69, of Beebe, Arkansas was born January 28, 1942 and passed away August 15, 2011.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Ellis; daughter, Gloria Thompson of Florida; and son, Howard Caples of Ward.
A memorial service was held Wednesday, August 17, at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.
www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



What’s Left?

Aug 18th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

When I write this column each week - I usually write it on Tuesday night. For some reasons - which I’ll tell later - I did not write this one last night but am instead writing it on Wednesday morning (afternoon now). So, when you are minutes away from deadline - it seems that subjects [...]



James “Rosco” Young

Aug 11th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

James “Rosco” Young, 67, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Sunday, August 7, 2011.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Butlerville Cemetery.    www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



Don “PeeWee” Brown

Aug 11th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Don “PeeWee” Brown, 73, of Beebe, Arkansas was called home on Saturday, August 6, 2011.  He was a caring man that never met a stranger. “PeeWee” was a wonderful father, grandfather, brother, and friend. A memorial service celebrating his life will be planned at a later date.  www.westbrookfuneralhome.com