Archive - Nov 23, 2012
Mildred Wright Shipp, age 91, of Bryant, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 20.Â Mildred was a 50 year member of Bauxite #81 and Bryant O.E.S., a Mother Advisor of Bauxite Bauxite Rainbow Assembly and a Grand Representative to British Columbia Canada.
She was predeceased by her parents, Lee and Leatus Wright; her husband of 73 years, Cyril Shipp and a grandson, Kenny Harrell.Â
She is survived by daughters, Barbara Davis and husband, Kenneth of Sardis and Martha Barr of Searcy; five grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Maurine A. Mills, 99, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, November 21.Â She was born September 7, 1913 in Haskell.Â Mrs. Mills retired from the Arkansas Health Care Center and a member of Northside Church of Christ.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Lola Atchison; husband, Roy E. Mills; brother, Lester Atchison and three sisters, Ethel Mitchel, Bessie Lee Burnett and Vida Westbrook.
Tony Allen Waters, 49, of Paron went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 21.Â He was born January 7, 1963 in Little Rock. Tony was an avid hunter and fisherman.Â He loved the outdoors.Â His wonderful personality and great sense of humor will be greatly missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Waters and brother, Wendall Waters.
Debbie Griffith Crook, 52 of Avilla, went to be with the Lord on November 20. Debbie was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.Â She was a people person and was loved by many.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Eugene and Juanita Presson, one brother; James, and her first husband; Ralph Griffith.
She is survived by her husband; Rick Crook, three sons; Ricky Griffith and wife, Amber, Randy Griffith and Cody Crook of Alexander.
Drew Nicole Melton, 17, of Benton, passed from this life on November 21.Â She was born March 22, 1995 in Hot Springs, to Fred â€śTedâ€ť Melton and Susan Melton Jacobs.Â Drew was a senior at Benton High School and worked at Arkansas Bone and Joint in Bryant.Â She loved playing all sports, including Golf, Softball, (short stop extra ordinair), Volley Ball, Basketball and her dream, to be on a Swim Team.Â Her plans were to attended University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in the fall.