Archive - 2013
Adrein Gregory â€śGregâ€ť Land, 49, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 at Springdale.
He was born Aug. 10, 1964, in Westminster, Calif., to Otto Adrein Land and Gara King Land.
Greg was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Benton. He was a 1983 graduate of Benton High School, where he lettered in football and track. Greg was voted outstanding athlete his senior year.
Rita Webb Mathews, 67, of Mabelvale, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.Â She was born Aug. 10, 1946, in Clay, Ark.
Mrs. Mathews was a licensed practical nurse (LPN).Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, W.B. and Elta Webb.
She is survived by her husband, Rodney Mathews; two sons, William Freeman (Jennifer) and Mick Mathews; two daughters, Tonya Malcolm and Melissa Cox; a brother, Charles Smith; and six grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
On-line guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Jerrell Wayne "Pops" East Sr., 75, of Alexander passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.Â He was born in Rosston, December 5, 1937.Â
He was a retired Teamster member, spent 4 1/2 years in the Navy and was a member of the Adoniram No. 288 Masonic Lodge.Â Pops enjoyed gardening, cooking, spending time at the ballpark, loving on his two dogs, Sandy and Lizzy, and being surrounded by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mae Trudy Foster East; three brothers, Lloyd, Gradon and Jim; two sisters, Selma Cox and Carrie Byers.
Clovis Juanita Harrell, 96, of Canton, Texas, formerly of Bryant, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.Â She was born Oct. 26, 1916 in Clovis, N M..Â Mrs. Harrell was a homemaker and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Canton.Â
She was preceded in death by her father, Andrew Duncan; her mother and stepfather, Alma and Luther McDaniel; her husband, W.O. Harrell; a son, Duncan Harrell; a brother, Seymour McDaniel; a sister, Anna Shoemaker; a grandson, Kenny Harrell and a great-great-granddaughter, Charlotte Faith Rodriguez.