June 6th, 2014
Debra Arlene Mathis, 60, of Lake Norrell, daughter of Norma Jeanne Jones and stepdaughter of D.E. â€śGeneâ€ť Jones, went home on May 31, 2014, to spend eternity with the Lord; her dad, High Arliss Mathis; and baby brother, Garry Dean McFarlin. She was born Jan. 27, 1954, in Selma, Calif.
She worked as a lab technician at Arkansas Heart Hospital and was a licensed massage therapist. Her laughter, sense of humor, thirst for adventure, and her persona; relationship with God made her the selfless, remarkable person that will be missed by so many.
Nina Faye â€śNanaâ€ť White Lambert, who was born in Little Rock on May 14, 1956, died June 1, 2014 in Bauxite at the age of 58.
She was the youngest of four children and was preceded in death by her parents, Andy and Ruby White; and her daughter Tara Michelle Lambert.
She spent her years as an employee of Benton State Bank (Regions) and was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She loved her church family and was a devoted mother and Nana.
Three members of the Bauxite City Council have requested a special meeting for Friday, June 6 at 4:30 p.m.
Alderman Paula Matthews stated, "This is our second attempt at a special meeting to take care of filling the seat for council, after the first attempt was canceled by the mayor."
Allison Cain resigned for her position on the council earlier this year, leaving the vacancy.