Archive - 2013
Lillie Mae Summers Bacus, 86, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, surrounded by her family at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant. Lillie was born Dec. 15, 1926, to the late James D. and Ruby Summers.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Charles F. Bacus, Sr.; her parents; a sister, Helen Bush; and two brothers, Cecil and Jackie Long.
Mary Carolyn Robinson, 72, of Donaldson died on Aug. 30, 2013, in Donaldson. She was born on Dec. 24, 2013, in Saline County, to the late Jones Lee and Pearl May Oglesby Davis. She worked as housekeeping supervisor for Days Inn and Holiday Inn Express. The thing she loved the most was her family. She also enjoyed singing, playing music and quilting. She loved her flowers and watching birds.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Merl Robinson; one daughter, Chrissy Phelps; and one son, Jerry Edward Robinson.
Syble E. Wear, 88, passed away Aug. 30, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinsonâ€™s Disease. She was born on April 29, 1925, in Perry County. Syble enjoyed sewing, canning vegetables and playing a variety of card games. When family would visit, you would often find the ladies on the back sun porch playing Rook and laughing into the early morning hours. When summer came, you would likely find her and Pop sitting on the swing, snapping or shelling beans in preparation for canning.
Johnnie Elmore Doddridge, 60, of Traskwood passed away Aug. 31, 2013. He was born March 31, 1953, in Saline County. Johnnie worked in the lab at the 3M Company and was a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harry Robert Doddridge, and a special friend of the family, Joyce Corley.