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.