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Mattie Emma Martin Busick

Jan 19th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Mattie Emma Martin Busick, age 96, of Beebe died Friday January 13, 2012.
Mattie is survived by a daughter, Bobbye; a son, Charles; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 71 years; Claude Busick. Family received friends January 16th at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe. Funeral Services followed. Burial [...]



Bobby Joe “Ducky” Jackson

Jan 19th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Bobby Joe “Ducky” Jackson, age 76, of Beebe, Arkansas, died Saturday, January 14, 2012.
Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.  Funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 21, 2012, at Westbrook Funeral Home, with cremation to follow.
www.westbrookfuneralhome.com



What’s Left?

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

We have a story this week about a little girl getting a horse at an auction - it’s on the back page. It was so cute. It reminded me of when I was a little girl and wanted a horse so bad. I never got one - not until I was about 30 or so [...]



Robert Jerry “Bob” Brackin

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Robert Jerry “Bob” Brackin, 81, of Beebe, Arkansas, was born January 7, 1930, at Poplar Bluff, Missouri to Robert and Mattie (Jones) Brackin, and he died Wednesday, January 4, 2012.  One of sixteen children, Bob was a Korean Conflict veteran, earning the United Nations Medal, Korean Ribbon, Japanese Occupation, Good Conduct and China Service [...]



Eurlene Brown

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Eurlene Brown, 85, of Beebe, Arkansas, more recently of Searcy, left this earth to be embraced by her Lord and Savior on January 5, 2012.  Mrs. Brown was born in Des Arc to Aldron B. and China Nicholson on July 11, 1926.  She was a graduate of Des Arc High School.  She married James [...]



Roxie Hilton

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Roxie Hilton 96, Searcy, passed away January 3, 2012. She was born March 26, 1915 in Gravel Hill, Arkansas, daughter of James Wesley and Minnie “Vardell” Smalley. She is survived by one son, Clyde Hilton and wife Sandra of Elpaso Arkansas; one daughter, Ruby Self; numberous grandchildren. Visitation January 5th, at Roller-Daniel funeral home. Graveside [...]



Billie Mari Andrews

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Billie Mari Andrews, age 60 of Cabot passed away January 1, 2012. She was born July 30, 1951 in Little Rock to the late Samuel & Agnes Burnett.  She is survived by her son Jacob, four siblings Wanda, Donald Burnett of Beebe, Jerald of Cabot and Debra of Austin and one granddaughter. Visitation/services January 5, [...]



Helen Ophelia McKinzie-Riley

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Helen Ophelia McKinzie-Riley, 86, of Conway, passed away, January 5, 2012. She was born, June 10, 1925 in Cornith, Arkansas to the late James W. and Ester Ophelia (Turner) Ethridge. She leaves, a son Danny, daughters; Audrey, Esther, Barbara, Dorothy, Jimmie, Eva, Ronda, and Clorissa.  Brother, Robert Ethridge of Beebe. Services  January 7, Interment January [...]



Danny Bishop

Jan 12th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Danny Bishop, 66, of El Paso, passed away January 8th. He was born September 14, 1945 in Conway to the late Doyle Roy and Flossie Marita (Edwards) Bishop. Danny is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jackie of Vilonia, 3 sons, one daughter, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters. Funeral services January 11, 2012 at [...]



What’s Left?

Jan 5th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Opinion

Wow! This is the first week of the new year and boy have we had the “stuff” happening. The poor blackbirds - yes - I’m one of the people who really cares about them. Afterall, they are one of God’s creatures and we should do our best to live in harmony with them. I don’t [...]