Archive - Sep 2011
Bobby J. Rowan, 81, of Benton passed away Monday, Sept. 19, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant.Â He was born Nov. 30, 1929, in Hot Springs to the late Henry and Maude Rowan and was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Ray Rowan.
The Bryant Lady Hornets won three out of their four varsity matches, defeating Van Buren last Thursday at Rebsamen Tennis Center in Little Rock. The boys team lost both their singles and doubles matches.
Lady Hornets senior Callie Hogancamp defeated Brittney Yeamons 8-6 in Girls 1 singles and sophomore Whitney Butler beat Logan Moore 8-4 in Girls 2 singles for the singlesâ€™ sweep.
â€śCallie Hogancamp got back on the winning track and Whitney won her second conference match of the three so far,â€ť Bryant Coach Steve Wilson said.
Laverne "Bernie" Witham, 62, of Malvern (formerly of Fordyce) died Sept. 18, at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs.Â She was born June 15, 1949, in Sparkman, the daughter of John Henry and Dorothy (Shaddock) Brown.Â She graduated from Sparkman High School in 1967 and was the owner of Bernie's Daycare in Fordyce.Â She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Her love and grace touched so many hearts through the years.Â She was a true shining example of unconditional love and the Christian way.Â
Rodney Dwight Cleghorn, 65, of Bryant, died Sunday, Sept. 18. He was born Nov. 7, 1945 in Alleene.
Rodney was an Engineering Assistant for Ground Landscape, a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of Benton First Assembly of God Church in Benton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Coelia Cleghorn; brothers, Coy and Tom Cleghorn; and sister, Theola Deal.