October 3rd, 2011
Mary Frances Sims, 80, of Benton died Saturday Oct. 1, at her home. She was born March 8, 1931, to Mary and Avery Martin in Austin.
Mary Frances went through Little Rock Public Schools, graduating from Little Rock High School in 1948. She graduated from Little Rock Junior College in 1950. She was a member of Zeta Phi Sorority at UALR and sang in the college a cappella choir.
After graduating from UALR, she married Samuel Richard Sims Jr. They have been married for 60 years.
Abbie Rose Rauch Hollinger Cook, 79, of Bryant died Sunday, Oct. 2. She was born Nov. 2, 1931, in Little Rock.
She was a homemaker and a member of Holland Chapel Baptist Church for 45 years. Currently, she is a member of Antioch Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ted and Hazel Rauch; her first husband, James Hollinger; a daughter, Sandra Kay Hollinger King; and her brother, Johnny Rauch.
Anna Maria (Thompson) Henderson, 52, of Benton, departed this life and received the embrace of our Heavenly Father and our Lord Jesus Christ on Sept. 28, after a long and valiant battle with colon cancer.Â She was surrounded by loving family at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock at the moment of peacefully passing into the next life.Â She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald D. Thompson and Estella L. Thompson; her paternal grandparents, George and Essie Thompson; and her maternal grandparents, Arley and Essie Hodgson.Â She was born on Dec.