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Ruth Beene Healy

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Ruth Beene Healy, 78, of Beebe, Arkansas, died September 14, 2011.  Ruth was a member of the Beebe Church of Christ.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Andersen of Sunnyvale, Texas; two sons, Kenneth Healy of Rowlett, Texas and Travis Healy of Beebe; grandchildren, Regan and Bennett Andersen, Andrew and Jacob Davis, Katherine Healy, Jamie, [...]



Gladys May Carpenter

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Gladys May Carpenter, 83, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away Monday, September 19, 2011, at the Beebe Retirement Center.
The family received friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 22, 2011, at Beebe First United Methodist Church, with burial in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



What’s Left?

Sep 15th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

We sadly lost another one of our great community workers last week. Mary Garner passed away suddenly last Thursday morning at her home with her beloved husband, Charles, there with her. Just last Thursday, the day Ms. Mary passed, she and her husband, Charles, were called unsung heroes in a Letter to the Editor in [...]



Mary Garner

Sep 15th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mary Garner, 87, of Beebe, Arkansas, passed away at home on September 8, 2011.  Mary was very active with the Beebe Christian Outreach Center and the Beebe Shepherd Center.  She was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church of Beebe.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Red and Sarah Turner; one grandson, Brian Johnson; [...]



Johnny Ellis Weatherly

Sep 15th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Johnny Ellis Weatherly, 57, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born June 19, 1954, at Reeves, Missouri, and he died Sunday, September 11, 2011.  He worked for AFCO Steel in Little Rock for thirty-seven years.  He was a kind man who enjoyed the simple things in life, especially family and fishing.
Johnny is survived by his wife [...]



Billie Dean Holland Slack Gibson

Sep 15th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Billie Dean Gibson was born August 8, 1926  and died August 8, 2011 on her 85th birthday in Oxnard, California.  She was born in Beebe, Arkansas and lived there until 1944 when she then moved to California.  She married Duane Slack on November 11, 1945 and proudly carried out the role of a Navy wife [...]



Charles “Charley” Richison, Sr.

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

Charles “Charley” Richison, Sr., 81, of Charleston, formerly of Beebe, passed away Friday September 9, 2011.  He was born December 22, 1929 to Earl and Nell (Bolin) Richison.
He graduated from Arkansas Tech University of Russellville with a business degree.  He played football for the Wonder Boys and was named to the All -American team. [...]



What’s Left?

Sep 8th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I love living in this small town. There are so many good things about it that I can’t begin to number them here. But one thing I am not fond of is that almost every week - especially as you get older - someone you know passes away. And you don’t just know them - [...]



Janie Kennedy

Sep 8th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Janie Kennedy, 57, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born March 7, 1954, in Garner, Arkansas, to Roy and Kay Gowan Hill, and she died Monday, September 5, 2011.  She began her career in EMS in 1983 as a dispatcher and received her EMT in 1984 from Foothills Technical Institute.  Janie graduated her instructor course through [...]



Mary Ellen Armstrong

Sep 8th, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mary Ellen Armstrong of Beebe, is survived by her husband, three children and their spouses, eleven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, her mother, three sisters, two brothers, and many friends who loved her.  We are all fortunate to have been loved by her.
Visitation was  6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral was 3:00 p.m. Saturday, [...]