Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Kenneth L. Burchfield, 63, of Greenbrier died Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, in Conway.
He was born Aug. 26, 1948, in Indianola, Miss. Kenneth was a Master Plumber.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Purvey and Mattie Lee Burchfield; a brother, John Wiggs; a sister, Nancy Lewis; and his grandparents, Henry and Tressie Richey and Rufus and Octavia Burchfield.
Herbert Eugene McVay, 80, of Malvern, passed away Nov. 24 at St. Josephâ€™s Mercy Health Center in Hot Springs.Â He was born July 15, 1931, in Dardanelle, to the late Harvey Eugene McVay and Mildred (Jennings) McVay.
He was a member of the North Main Church of Christ and enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and telling stories to his grandchildren. He retired as a millwright from Alcoa Aluminum Metals in Bauxite.Â
He never met a stranger and will be missed by everyone who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Troy Alford McVay.Â
Charles Thomas Long, 77, of Houston died Sunday, Nov. 20, at Riverview Manor in Morrilton. He was born March 6, 1934, in Paron.
Charles was retired from the Little Rock School District. He was preceded in death by his parents, James William and Lorine Hendrix Long.
Michael Kellum, 33, of Alexander, joined Jesus in Heaven on Saturday, November 19.Â He was born November 17, 1978 in Mt. Home, Idaho.Â Michael was in construction sales and a member of Bryant First United Methodist Church.Â He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Kroblin.Â
Brandon Lee Crookham, 12, of Haskell, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20.Â He was born April 30, 1999, in Benton.
Brandon was a seventh-grader in the Harmony Grove School District, where he played football and baseball and was in the band. He was a member of New Life Assembly of God in Haskell.Â
John A. â€śJohnnyâ€ť Walker, 71, of Mayflower, formerly of North Little Rock, passed away Nov. 12. He was born to the late Albert and Willene Moring Walker.
He was a management supervisor for Timex Manufacturing where he retired after 25 years of service. He was also a financial consultant.
Johnny was also a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the Moose Lodge.
James E. â€śBoâ€ť Cobb was born October 17, 1924, to Richard and Myrtle Ann Cobb in Sheffield, Alabama. He died on Sunday, November 20, 2011, at Saline Memorial Hospice at the age of 87. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Eula Cobb Lambert, and brothers Gene Cobb and Charles â€śBudâ€ť Cobb.
Bo graduated from Sheffield High School where he starred on the football team. He served our country as a member of the United States Navy during World War II.
Heze Eugene Carlton, 92, of Hensley, passed away Friday, Nov. 18.Â He was born Feb. 14, 1919, in Sutton.Â
Mr. Carlton was a World War II Army-Air Force veteran and worked at Reynolds Metals for 30 years. He was a member of East Union Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Carlton was preceded in death by his parents, Porter and Maude Carlton; and his wife, Euna Bea Lee Carlton.
Marshall Glenn Weatherford, 61, of Bismarck died Thursday, November 17, 2011, in Bismarck.
He was the son of Hershel and Irene Sorrell Weatherford. He was employed by Weatherford Air Conditioning Company and a Deacon of DeRoche Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.
Jennifer Ann (Burr) Calkins, 63 of Benton, passed away Friday, November 18, 2011 at Saline Memorial Hospice House.
Jennifer was born August 7, 1948 in Rayville, LA to Modell (Womack) Burr and the late Travis Burr.
Mrs. Calkins was a graduate of Central High School in Little Rock and retired from the Arkansas State Police after 38 years of service. She was a member of Holland Chapel Baptist Church. She was an avid cat lover, and devoted much of her life caring for whatever stray showed up on her doorstep.