Archive - Mar 2, 2012 - Obituary
George W. â€śBillâ€ť Bard, 89, of Bryant passed away Thursday, March 1.Â He was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Bauxite to the late James Arthur and Jewel Ewing Bard.Â Bill was a lifelong Democrat, a resident of Saline County and a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church.Â He served in the 782nd Tank Battalion during World War II.
Lawrence Edward "Ced" Ross, 77, passed away on Thursday, March 1.
He was a member of First Christian Church, was a retired irrigation well driller and an Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Edna Hornbeck Ross; an infant brother; and a sister, Reba Vickers.
Steve Ervin Gossage, 63, of Benton, passed away Feb. 28.Â He was born Feb. 26, 1949, in Sherrill to the late Steve and Ida Keen Gossage.
Steve was a carpenter and a Navy veteran.
Janice Sue Barnard, 54, of Hensley passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28.Â She was born Nov. 2, 1957, in Little Rock.Â Janice was a member of Forrest Tower Baptist Church.Â
She is survived by her husband, Ted Barnard; a son, Teddy Barnard; three daughters, Amanda Fox, Jennifer Rodgers and Carrie Barnard; her parents, Leo and Lou Mercer; a brother, Greg Mercer; a sister, Tammy Hogue, all of Hensley; and eight grandchildren, Kadin Fox, Spencer Fox, Braxton Fox, Dillon Booth, Sydney Booth, Aubrie Booth, Braden Isom and Jaycie Rodgers.