Archive - 2013
Phyliss Jean Northcutt, age 78, of Benton, passed away peacefully at Alcoa Pines in Benton on Thursday, April 18, 2013.
She was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on May 6, 1934, to the late Clarence and Ruby Okey.
She was retired from the Little Rock School District and was of the Baptist faith.
After retirement she worked at Caseyâ€™s BBQ in Little Rock.Â She loved working in her flower beds, catching a good bargain at yard sales and thrift stores, and entertaining friends and loved ones during the holidays.Â She especially loved her grandkids.
Barbara A. Crealese, 71, of Haskell passed away Monday, April 15, 2013.Â She was born May 7, 1942, in Little Rock to the late Guy and Georgana â€śJanâ€ť Myers.
Survivors include her husband, Carl Crealese of Haskell; a daughter, Carla Leroux and husband Richard of Haskell; two grandchildren, Chad and Chelsey Cutting of Massachusetts; and three brothers, Larry Myers of Texas, Hal Fraim of Benton and Steve Fraim of Haskell.
Cremation was through Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Nelson Lee McClure, 89, of Benton, left this life on Tuesday, April 16. He was an active-duty Marine during World War II and present when the American flag was raised at Iwo Jima.
McClure was a member of First Assembly of God and employed by Reynolds for 31 years.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Monroe and Isabella McClure of Newark; three brothers, Buddy, V.G. and Johnny McClure; and sisters, Edna Smith, Floy Garner, Sara Magness and Roberta Morrison.
Sammye Mills Martinez, 72, of Benton, a loving daughter, wife, mother and friend, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, after a well-fought battle with a lengthy illness.Â
She was born Dec. 18, 1940, in Benton to the late Eugene Van Mills and Omega Allen Mills.
Mrs. Marie Gregory Haddox joined her Lord and Savior on April 14 following a brief illness. Mrs. Haddox was the daughter of the late G.W. Gregory and the late Carrie Myers Gregory. She was 95 years of age at the time of her death.
Mrs. Eddie Bea Brazell, 84, of Benton passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013. She was born in Grady to the late Willie Ailsworth Sr. and Rainey (Cummins) Ailsworth-Hill.
Floye B. Warford, 83, of Benton passed away Monday, April 15, 2013. She was born May 6, 1929, in Glen Rose. Floye was a homemaker, a teacher, and a member of the Ten Mile Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George E. Otts and Stella Keisler Otts; her husband, Roy Warford; two sisters and three brothers.
She is survived by two sons, Troy Warford and Terry Warford, both of Benton; a daughter, Roma Pedneau and husband Mike of Richmond, Ky.; a sister, Ophelia Edwards of Sulivan, Mo.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
David L. Fairchild, 71, of Benton passed away Monday, April 15, at UAMS Medical Center. Dave was born July 27, 1941, in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Dave was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. He was employed at McKimmey Real Estate in North Little Rock for many years, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Florence Fairchild of Iowa.
Rebecca "Becky" C. Kirkpatrick, 65, of Glen Rose passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at UAMS.Â She was born Dec. 4, 1947, in Malvern, the daughter of the late Edward and Elsie Pauline Tackett Clements.
Becky was a retired supervisor for the Arkansas Department of Human Services.Â She loved antiques, Depression glass and yard sales.Â She was of the Assembly of God faith.
Painting with a Twist in North Little Rock will host Painting with a Purpose on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. During this time, proceeds from the painting classes will be given to the Humane Society of Saline County.
Classes cost $35 dollars. Those interested may register at www.paintingwithatwist.com or by calling 501-352-1366.
The event will kick off Habitat for Humanityâ€™s art auction season.
Painting with a Twist is located at 4178 East McCain Blvd. in North Little Rock.