Archive - 2013
On November 14, 2013, Jesus received a "big hug" when Joyce Evelyn Clark, 89, went to be with the Lord.Â She was born to Saline Cairo and Ruth Griffin on May 14, 1924 in Kingsland.Â Evelyn was a very loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother.Â Her family always came first; she loved doting on her grandchildren and great grandchildren.Â She was a great cook and enjoyed family get togethers.Â Evelyn was a member ofÂ First Baptist Church in Benton and enjoyed fellowship with her Sunday School class.Â
Carrie Nell Burks, 92, Warren, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Chapel Woods Nursing Home.
She was born Sept. 1, 1921, in Cleveland County, a daughter of the late Tom Burks and Lillie Endsley Burks. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, a longtime beautician and started Carrie Nells Beauty Shop in Warren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl A Burks, whom she married in 1936; he died in 1973. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Joe Burks, Preston Burks, Calvin Burks, Travis Burks; and a sister. Ruthie Mae Childress.
Frances Estelle Chandler, 78, of Haskell passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013. at Arbor Oaks Health and Rehab Center.
She was born Feb. 25, 1935, the daughter of Grover and Stella Downs Gibbs. She retired from Benton Services Center after working 33 years as a nurse's Aaide.Â She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Lawrence and Bobby Gibbs; her sisters, Marguerite Black and Thelma Cowger.