Archive - Jan 2013
Madora Earle Hollinger of Prattsville died Sunday, Jan. 27, at Saline Memorial Hospice in Benton at the age of 90. Mrs. Hollinger was born April 13, 1922 in Prattsville, the daughter of the late George Wyatt and Audrey Augusta Lindsey Earle. She was a faithful member of Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church and worked many years at Rockwell and the Whippet. She enjoyed quilting, working in her yard, cooking â€” especially her fried pies, and spending time with her family.
Being recognized as a national leader is becoming a habit at Everett Buick GMC.
For the third consecutive year, the family-owned business has been named the top GM dealership in the United States for 2012. More than 3,100 vehicles were purchased at Everett's in 2012, up from 2,665 in 2011.
"If someone would have told me six years ago this would happen three years straight, I wouldn't have believed them," said owner Dwight Everett.
"We could not have accomplished what we have here without the support of the community and the partnership we have with GM," co-owner Susie Everett added.
Earl Monroe Osburn, 89, of Benton; passed away Saturday, January 26.Â He was born February 18, 1923 in Schaberg.Â Mr. Osburn was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Bryant where he was a Deacon and retired from truck driving after 47 years.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Mary Belle Osburn; four brothers, Johnny and Robert Osburn and Gene and Leroy Thurber and a sister, Mandy McNeal.