Archive - May 2012
James William Middlebrooks, 83, of Benton, went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 19.Â He was born Aug. 23, 1928 in Bastrop, La., to the late Howard Middlebrooks and Agnus (Laing) Middlebrooks Ellard.Â
Mr. Middlebrooks founded Middlebrooks Electric in 1945.Â He was a member of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church in Bauxite.
Phyllis Scott, 90, of Alexander, passed away Friday, May 18.Â She was born August 30, 1921 in Bemidji, Minnesota.Â Mrs. Scott was a retired bookkeeper, a member of Pleasant Hills Methodist Church and a longtime resident at Lake Norrell.Â She was preceded in death by her parents, Louie and Esther Lines; husband, Samuel Scott and a son, Vernon Lee Scott.
Edith â€śJeanetteâ€ť Green, 66, of Avilla, passed away Wednesday, May 16.Â She was born October 26, 1945 in Little Rock to the late George and Jewell Kruse.Â
She is survived by her son, Artie Green and wife Dallas of Alexander; daughter, Tracie Rich and husband Brian of Alexander; her twin sister, Jeanne Hutchison and six grandchildren, Tyler Green, Kruse Rich, Brody Rich, Piper Green, Lucas Ward and Corley Ward.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 22 at Ashby Funeral Home with burial at Pine Crest Memorial Park.Â Brother Carl Ritchey will be officiating.