Archive - 2013
Albert J. Linker, 69, of Alexander passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1944, in Woodson.
Albert was a retired diesel mechanic, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member or Village Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Linker and Verdna Mae Mills Linker.
He is survived by a son, Joe Allen Linker of Little Rock; a daughter, Shellie Watson and husband Michael of Cypress, Texas; a sister, Dot Jones and husband Wayne of Paron; and five grandchildren.
Glen Richard Samples Sr., 86, of Malvern passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. He was born March 4, 1927 in Benton.
Glen was a veteran of World War II and the Vietnam War and a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton, where he was part of the Menâ€™s Bible Class.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles G. Sample Sr. and Jessie Bird Sample; his wife, Ruth Samples; his brothers, John Sample, Harvey Sample and Charles Sample Jr.; and his sisters, Edith Robinson and Frances Rankin.
Richard Leon Brewer, 72, of Haskell went home to his heavenly father on Nov. 5, 2013.
He was born Aug. 10, 1941, to H. V. and Lucille Brewer. Â
He was preceded in death by his father, H.V. Brewer; his brother, Aubrey Brewer; his daughter, Debbie Herring; a stepson. Robert Brazil; his aunt, Lena Ramsey; and his father-in-law, Gerald Scott.