Archive - May 2012
Willie Pauline Harris, 96, of Lonsdale, passed away May 28.Â She was born Aug. 26, 1915, in Saline County to the late Marshall and Della Shelton Gentry.Â Mrs. Harris was a homemaker and a member of Owensville Baptist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 65 years, Royce Vernon Harris; a brother, Robert Gentry; and a sister, Vivian Brooks.Â
Clyde T. (Sonny) Bradshaw, 76, of Benton, lost his courageous battle with cancer at Saline Memorial Hospice in Bryant on May 29.Â Sonny was born Oct. 28, 1935, in Feenyville to Mae and Clyde Bradshaw.Â He was the owner of Bradshawâ€™s Grocery for 25 years.Â
Sonny was preceded in death by his only child, Chad T. Bradshaw; his father, Clyde Bradshaw; grandparents, Ernest and Annie Belle Hunter; mother and dad, Mae and Gene Ollar; stepbrother, Gene Ollar; and three nephews, Garry Barnett, Rickey Boley and John Mozisek.
Robert Lee (Bob) Westbrook, 89, of Batesville, died at his home May 28.Â He was born July 16, 1922, to Andrew and Zula Westbrook.
He was of the Baptist faith and attended Parkview Baptist Church in Batesville.
Bob was a World War II veteran, having served under Gen. George S. Patton,Â He received four of the five major battle stars during that time, along with other medals. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed.