Archive - Nov 2011
James E. â€śBoâ€ť Cobb was born October 17, 1924, to Richard and Myrtle Ann Cobb in Sheffield, Alabama. He died on Sunday, November 20, 2011, at Saline Memorial Hospice at the age of 87. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Eula Cobb Lambert, and brothers Gene Cobb and Charles â€śBudâ€ť Cobb.
Bo graduated from Sheffield High School where he starred on the football team. He served our country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II.
Heze Eugene Carlton, 92, of Hensley, passed away Friday, Nov. 18.Â He was born Feb. 14, 1919, in Sutton.Â
Mr. Carlton was a World War II Army-Air Force veteran and worked at Reynolds Metals for 30 years. He was a member of East Union Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Carlton was preceded in death by his parents, Porter and Maude Carlton; and his wife, Euna Bea Lee Carlton.
Marshall Glenn Weatherford, 61, of Bismarck died Thursday, November 17, 2011, in Bismarck.
He was the son of Hershel and Irene Sorrell Weatherford. He was employed by Weatherford Air Conditioning Company and a Deacon of DeRoche Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.
Jennifer Ann (Burr) Calkins, 63 of Benton, passed away Friday, November 18, 2011 at Saline Memorial Hospice House.
Jennifer was born August 7, 1948 in Rayville, LA to Modell (Womack) Burr and the late Travis Burr.
Mrs. Calkins was a graduate of Central High School in Little Rock and retired from the Arkansas State Police after 38 years of service. She was a member of Holland Chapel Baptist Church. She was an avid cat lover, and devoted much of her life caring for whatever stray showed up on her doorstep.
The Bauxite Lady Miners dropped their final game of the Alumni Girls Classic 61-51 to the Little Rock Central Lady Tigers on Saturday at Little Rock Hall High School.
Bauxite went 1-2 in the tournament, defeating Lonoke 60-41 in the first round and losing to Little Rock Parkview 69-36 in the second round. Parkview won the tournament when they beat North Little Rock 45-37 in the final.
Parkview went to the 6A State Championship last year and Central lost in the first round of the 7A playoffs last year, so the Lady Miners (2-2) had some tough competition to begin the year.
Larry Robert Hubbard, Sr., 63, of Benton, died Sunday, Nov. 13.Â He was born Jan. 17, 1948, in Little Rock to the late Mark and Rosie Lee (Wiggins) Hubbard.Â
He was anl employee of Arkansas Face Veneer in Benton for 30-plus years.
He is survived by his wife, Lindell (Marshall) Hubbard; 13 children; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several siblings.
Funeral service is scheduled for noon, Saturday, Nov. 19, at Peaceful Haven Funeral Home, with the Rev. Kendall Marshall officiating.Â Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Gary Lynn Owens, 45, of Bauxite passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at his home in Bauxite. He was born May 8, 1966, in Benton.
He was a former employee for the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department and a member of Trinity Baptist Church.Â
Charles Kirkpatrick, 76, of Glen Rose passed away Nov. 15 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.Â He was born Dec. 6, 1934, in Malvern, the son of Ted and Zona (King) Kirkpatrick.
Charles served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and retired from Missouri Pacific - Rock Island Railroad.
He has been the caretaker for Fairplay Cemetery for more than 20 years.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Preceding him in death are his parents; his brothers, Glen and Royce Kirkpatrick; and a sister, Vera Thacker.
Mary Catherine Smith, 86, of Benton, passed away Monday, Nov. 14.Â She was born March 2, 1925 in Benton.
Mrs. Smith was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church and a homemaker.Â She was preceded in death by her parents, T.J. and Lena Mae Runyan; her husband, Jack Smith; and her brother, Joe Runyan.
James Parvin Teague, 71, of Bismarck passed away on Nov.12, with his family by his side.Â James was born on March 28, 1940 in Hot Springs to the late Parvin and Marie Teague.Â He enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering on motors.Â His most treasured times was time spent with his family.