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William Brandon Lincoln Strain

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

William Brandon Lincoln Strain, 96, of Pocahontas, died at 7:49 p.m., Saturday, December 3, 2011.  He was born February 12, 1915 in Le Roy, Illinois to the late William F. and Leah Overmire Strain.  Mr. Strain was a retired Master Sergeant, having joined the U.S. Army, then transitioning to the Army Air Corps and [...]

Sarah Elizabeth Laughter

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

Sarah Elizabeth Laughter went home to be with the Lord,  Sunday, November 27, 2011. She was 90 years old, born on March 25, 1921 in London, Arkansas. She was the first child of Erwin Jess and Pearl Martin.
Surviving are two daughters: Rosemary Laughter Russell of North Little Rock and Nancy Laughter Barnes and her [...]

Jerome Gentry, Jr.

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

The world lost a very special person on December 3, 2011 when the Lord set Jerome Gentry, Jr. at peace and called him home. He was a kind, gentle, warm-hearted man that deeply trusted and loved the Lord, his family, and his friends. He always gave his best to those around him, to simply [...]

Herbert Rodger Bailey

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

Herbert Rodger Bailey, 69, of Beebe, went to be with the Lord on Monday, December 5, 2011.  He was born September 9, 1942 in Searcy, Arkansas, a son of the late Herbert and Irene Bates Bailey.  He was owner and operator of Bettco Structural Steel and was a Mason.  He was preceded in death [...]

Iretta C. Duffel

Dec 1st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Iretta C. Duffel, 81, of Cabot, Arkansas, passed away on Wednesday, November 9, 2011.  She was born March 5, 1930 at Bradford, to the late Wesley and Sadie Hackney Parrigan.  She worked most of her life as a cook before retiring.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Ray Coe, her parents, a brother, [...]

Bill L. Cates

Dec 1st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bill L. Cates, 82, of Beebe, Arkansas, went to be with the Lord Monday, November 28, 2011.  He was an agriculture teacher at Beebe High School in the 1960’s.  Bill retired from Farmers Home Administration and was an Army veteran.  Bill was a member of the Antioch Community Church.
He is survived by his son, John [...]

Ronnie Lynn Davis

Dec 1st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Ronnie Lynn Davis, age 62, of Beebe passed away November 26, 2012. He was born April 2, 1949 to the late Everett and Mary Frances Davis. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Becky.
Ronnie was a member of Beebe First United Methodist Church where he was very active in many areas, including singing [...]

What’s Left?

Dec 1st, 2011 | By admin | Category: Opinion

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! Many of you  were here for the cloudy but mild weather and some of you got to go to other climates. I got to go to the beach - again. I was lucky to get to go with a friend back to Gulf Shores (Orange Beach) for the [...]