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Roy Lional Leland Jr.

August 8, 2011

Roy Lional Leland Jr. 86 of Alexander, formerly of Lonoke, passed away on Aug. 5, 2011.
Roy was born May 30, 1925, to the late LeRoy and Vivian Leland in Los Angeles, Calif.  He was a member of First Assembly of God in Benton. 
Mr. Leland was a true Christian man and loved sharing the gospel with others. He taught Sunday School at Zimmerman’s Nursing Home for more than 38 years.
Roy was a wonderful father, grandfather and friend.

Houston Brazil

August 8, 2011

Houston Brazil, 78, of Hot Springs, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 4.  Oldest of eight children, he was born January 21, 1933 in Saline County.  Mr. Brazil was an entrepreneur; having owned Brazil Auto Repair on Hwy 5 in Benton and multiple other businesses in Saline County. He was also a Lieutenant for the Benton Police Department.  Mr. Brazil was a Christian, a Mason and a Shriner.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Lilburn and Recie Cochran Brazil; four siblings, Carolyn Bailey, Floyd Brazil, Beverly Coker and Jean Dumond and a grandson, David McGee.
 

Betty Bailey

August 8, 2011

Betty Bailey, 62, of Magnolia, passed away Thursday, August 4.  She was born December 7, 1948 in El Dorado, to the late William Archie and Bertha Mae Gorum.  Mrs. Bailey was a homemaker.
 
She is survived by two sons, Glen and Micky Carman; four daughters, Tonya Wells, Donna Deering, Lesa Chambers and Jan Mays; two brothers, Robert and Larry Gorum; sister, Linda Paxton; thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
 
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday, August 8 at Traskwood Cemetery.  Rev. Brady Lane will be officiating.
 
Online guest book: at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.

Richard Dale Bryant

August 8, 2011

 Richard Dale Bryant, 60, of Benton died Saturday August 6, at his home. He was born July 23, 1951 in Benton. Richard worked for the Saline County Road Dept. and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church.
 
Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Alvin and Johnnie Bryant, Benton; sister, Mary Edmonson, Camden; five nephews and four nieces.
 
Memorial services will be 6 p.m., Tuesday at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel with visitation after the service.
 
Cremation services are by Ashby Funeral Home.
 
Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
 

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