Archive - 2013
Rosa Etta Like Hensley of Hot Springs passed from this world on Oct. 7, 2013, at the age of 97.Â She was born Oct. 22, 1915. in Avard, Okla., to the late George Simeon and Nancy Caroline Helton Like.
The family moved to Arkansas in 1923.Â Rosa Etta married Julius Festerson Hensley in 1933 and they lived on the Hensley farm in Saline County for more than 55 years until "Jude's" passing in 1988, moving then to Hot Springs. She was a homemaker, worked on the farm and loved woodworking, crocheting, knitting, piecing and quilting quilts.Â Rosa was of the Baptist faith.
Betty Potts, 70, of East End went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. She loved to fish with her friend, Rubel McGhee. She was a member of Sardis United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, R.A. James and Jimmie Lou Graves James.
Samuel â€śSamâ€ť Aaron Kitchell, 27, of Bryant passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. He was born June 24, 1986, in Little Rock. Sam was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Bryant.Â
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Dunnahoe of Watson and Preston and Nancy Greer of Rohwer.
He is survived by his parents, Delton and Phyllis Kitchell; two sons, Parker and Preston Kitchell; and a sister, Katie Kitchell, all of Bryant.
Lola Jean Crow Bextel, 88, passed away on Oct. 8 2013, at Saline Memorial Hospice House. She was born Feb. 25, 1925. She was a resident of Fox Ridge in Bryant.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Bextel, and her five children, Anita Bitts and husband Don of Golden Valley, Ariz., Andrea Breshears of Bryant, Jack Crow of Sacramento, Calif., Jeffery Crow and wife Patti and April Crow Spaulding and husband Hank of Carbondale, Colo.; 13 grand children, 22 great-grand children and four great-great-grandchildren.
No services are planned.