August 26th, 2014
Mildred Elaine Darby Crumby, age 89, passed peacefully from this world to Heaven on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at the Malvern Nursing Home.
Mildred was born to Francis Chafer and Ava Alice Brooks Darby in Drumwright, Okla., on March 10, 1925. She was a retired medical secretary for the Hot Springs Rehabilitation Center in Hot Springs.
In addition, she was secretary for the Hot Spring County Health Department in Malvern. She began her career in Richmond, Calif., as a secretary in the manufacturing industry in which warships were built during World War II.
Oleta Stroud Howard, 91, of Hewitt, Texas, formerly of Bryant, left this earth Aug. 23, 2014, to be with her Heavenly Father and family.Â She was born Feb. 6, 1923 in Lambert.Â
Mrs. Howard was a member of the First Baptist Church in North Little Rock.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Patrick Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Thomas; her husband, Frank Howard; three brothers; two sisters, one grandson and one great-grandson.
From the Benton Police Department:
On 8/24/14, at approximately 3:22 AM, officers with the Benton Police Department responded to 2013 Military Road on report of a suspicious person. Upon officerâ€™s arrival, they located a truck with a window busted out and the steering column torn apart.