Archive - 2013
Pauline McConnell, 92, of Alexander passed away Sunday, September 22, 2013. She was a member of the Abundant Life Assembly of God Church in Bryant and retired from the Arkansas School for the Deaf. After retirement she was an in-home caregiver for the elderly. She loved sewing, cooking and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everrett McConnell; son, Paul Johnson and parents, Earnest and Ola Outlaw.
Helen Marie Long Drennan Newman, 83, died after a long and valiant battle with pancreatic cancer on September 22, 2013, in Washington, DC with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. Helen was born July 31, 1930, in Little Rock to Elton and Raymelle Long. She married Jewell J. Drennan in 1947. She graduated from Daughâ€™s School of Business in Little Rock. After graduation, she worked at Southwestern Bell in Little Rock for many years. She then moved to Benton and worked at Reynolds Metals Co. as the administrative assistant to the research division.
Walter C. â€śPinkyâ€ť Caldwell, 86, of Bryant died Tuesday, September 24, 2013.Â He was born November 3, 1926 in Lonsdale to the late Walter S. and Dora Moore Caldwell.Â He retired as a dispatcher for A, P&L and served as a deacon at Temple Baptist Church.Â Mr. Caldwell served in the U.S. Navy and was a 32nd Degree Master Mason.Â
In addition to his parents, his loving wife of 57 years, Reba C. Caldwell and eleven siblings also preceded him in death.