Archive - Jul 2013
Laveta Jestice, age 78, of Little Rock passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013. She was born Nov. 20, 1934 in Paragould. Laveta was retired from AT&T after 231/2 years and was a member of Springhill Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Riley and Dove Emma McNeil Scrivner; a sister, Mary Lee Bacon; and a brother, Sank Scrivner.
Sarah Dean Combs, 76, of Bauxite died Friday, July 26, 2013.
Sarah was born June 24, 1937, in Durham, N.C., to the late Nathanial Austin and Ina Mae Lewis.
Mrs. Combs is survived by her husband, Ernest Combs; her children Kathy Murphy, Peggy Burnett, Michele Foucault, Lori Combs, Pete Combs, Scott Erdman, and Richard Combs; a brother, Gene Lewis; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at Trinity Baptist Church on Highway 183 in Benton.
Arrangements are by Arkansas Funeral Care, 501-982-3400.
Barney Melton Sikes Jr. of Benton passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the age of 74 in Little Rock.
He was born Oct. 20, 1938, in Montrose to the late Barney Sr. and Pearlie Mae (Mitchell) Sikes.Â He retired from Reynolds Metals Co. as the plant engineer in 2001.Â He was also vice president of Hurricane Creek CU board and spent time volunteering with Habitat for Humanity.
Barney enjoyed traveling, spending time with and cooking for family and friends, and most of all sitting on his deck overlooking the river.