Archive - Aug 13, 2013
Ruby Dean Jackson, 85, of Benton passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.Â
She was born April 17, 1928, in Camden to the late Joe and Linda Wilson.
Ruby was a member of Salem Road Church of Christ.Â She loved her family dearly, was a friend to so many, and loved doing for others.Â Mrs. Jackson loved to cook, garden, and do everything she could for those in need.
In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Jackson; two sons, Michael and Ronnie Jackson; and a grandson, Blake Jackson.
Arkansas Motorcyclists Helping Arkansans is seeking people for its program that gives financial assistant to individuals with health issues.
Each year the organization chooses a man, a woman and a child to receive aid.
The nonprofit organization raises money to help each with expenses, including medical bills, utilities, groceries and clothing.
People needing assistance may send a letter indicating their health issue and their need to AMHA, 22121 Dixie Road, Little Rock, AR 72223. The group also has an email address at email@example.com.
Toby Lane Smith, infant son of Jonathan Lane and Pamela Michelle Presswood Smith, died Wednesday at his home in Palestine.
Toby was born Dec. 18, 2012, in Forrest City and was a precious part of the Old-Fashioned Baptist Church in Palestine.
In addition to his parents, Toby is survived by a sister, Halee Grace Smith; his grandparents, Jim and Angela Smith of Junction City and Bob and Stephanie Presswood of Benton.
Funeral for Toby will be held at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Forrest City. Burial will be at Forrest Park Cemetery.