Archive - Jan 21, 2013
Troyce Thelbert Halpain went to be with the Lord on Jan. 19. He was born to Callie and Homer Halpain on Nov. 5, 1931, and raised by Prudy and William Hall. He attended Collegeville Church of the Nazarene on Hilldale Road. He was deeply loved by his children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed by all. Except for God and family, his first love was his music. He loved to play and listen to his children sing. He worked hard and gave 100 percent at every job and everything he did. We were so blessed to have had him in our lives.
Dora Elsie Woods, 85, of Bryant passed away Friday, Jan. 18. She was born Dec. 23, 1925, in Chesham, England. Dora was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Victor Gunnell and Chequers Yard Gunnell; and her husband, William Wesley (Bill) Wood.
She is survived by her son, William V. Woods and wife Deleta of Bryant; three grandchildren, Kenneth Byrd and wife Sherrie of Palacious, Texas, Keith Byrd and wife Danna of Bryant, and Kevin Byrd and wife Lisa of Texas.
A graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Pinecrest Cemetery.Â
Dr. Roger Keith Hairston, 53, of Texarkana, passed away Thursday, January 17.Â He was born April 22, 1959 in Little Rock to Dwain and Helen Hairston of Benton.Â He graduated from Benton High School and then served in the United States Air Force.Â Roger then attended U.A.L.R. and U.A.M.S., where he received a Doctor of Medicine Degree and interned in Pathology.
William Hueitt â€śBillâ€ť Black, 66, of Benton went home to be with his heavenly father on Friday, January 18. He was born October 17, 1946 in Little Rock to Hueitt and Annabel Black. Bill was retired from Alcoa and spent his time helping out and playing golf at Longhills Golf Course in Benton. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton where he served as an usher. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hueitt and Annabel Black and his daughter, Lorie Lynn Black.
Henry â€śFrogâ€ť Floyd Tackett Sr., 68 of Alexander went to be with the Lord on January 17. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Little Rock.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Charles D. and Ethal M. Tackett Harrison, and his daughter; Ethal M. Tackett.
On 1-19-13, at approximately 9:30 PM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to the I-30 South Service Road near the 114 mile marker on report of a pedestrian vs. vehicle accident.
The short email read: "Hello. If there are more photos of this accident, please send them to me. This was my husband, Ronald Williams." Signed, Kate Williams.
At 6:25 a.m. on Jan. 11, a fatal crash at mile marker 112 on the eastbound lane of Interstate 30 took the life of an unidentified man.