Archive - Aug 2012 - Obituary
Harley Jefferson Caldwell, 92, of Little Rock, formerly of Bryant, passed away August 18. He was born in Rosston, February 8, 1920. After serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II, he and his wife moved to Little Rock and began working together at a small service station on Asher Avenue. He serviced cars and fixed flats while Velma washed windshields and pumped gas. They actually lived in a back room of the station.
Glenn Edward Brashier, 80, of Bryant passed away Tuesday, August 14 at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House.Â He was born April 7, 1932 in Parma, MO to the late Wesley and Dolly Bunn Brashier.Â He was a Baptist, U. S. Army Veteran, and retired as a chemical engineer having travelled all over the world for Stauffer International of Los Angeles, CA.Â
Mr. Brashier was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister.
Donald Jackie Vice, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 10. Born October 19, 1932 in his grandmotherâ€™s bedroom in Saline County, the son of George and Jessie Vice. He was one of six siblings, Ruth, George, Georgia, Joy, and Carroll.
Shortly after graduating from Bauxite High School in 1951, he joined the Air Force. Don was stationed at McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma, WA. Don met and married, Beatrice Larsen on August 2, 1953. Their family grew to include Margit, Donald Jr, Jon and Jessie.
Larry Warren Lovell, 66, passed away on Aug.16.Â
Larry was born Oct. 14, 1945, in Little Rock. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shopping, and traveling.Â He served our country in both the Army and Air Force.Â He was also administrator and CEO of rehabilitation companies.
Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Georgene Jackson Lovell.
David Allen Goode, 63, of Benton passed away Aug.14, as a result of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.
He was born to Stella and Woodrow Goode in Pasadena, Texas, on April 19, 1949.
He married Claudia Jo James on Aug. 8, 1969, and recently celebrated forty-three years of marriage.
He was retired from Asbestos Workers Installers (Local 10) of Little Rock after 30 years of service.
William Persinger, 91, of Little Rock passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15.
He was born on Feb. 14, 1921, in Lewellen, Neb., to Jack and Eva Persinger. William was a World War II Army veteran, serving served two years in the Aleutian Islands. He was a Journeymen plumber and was affiliated wit Plumbers and Pipe fitters Local 155.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers John, Harold, Clarence, Everett and Delbert; and a sister, Pearl; his wife, Hazel Bryant Persinger; a son, William Glen II; and s grandson, William Glen III. Â
Robert M. Scott, 86, of Benton passed away Monday, Aug. 13. He was born March 14, 1926, in Saline County (Salem Community).
Robert was a farmer and real estate broker and a member of the Saline County Realtors Association. His family was twice named Saline County Farm Family of the Year.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Benton, where he was longtime choir member and a longtime teacher and leader for the Menâ€™s Bible Class.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton W. and Ida Belle Bard Scott; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Chastain.
Mike Hardin, 51, of Benton passed away on Aug. 14, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
He spent his final weeks lovingly surrounded by his family and close friends. Mike was born in Little Roc, on July 14, 1961. He graduated from Benton High School in 1979 and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1983, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business management.
Herlinda May Odle, 76, of Benton died Saturday, Aug. 11. She was born May 24, 1936, in Hemet, Calif. Herlinda was a member of Agape Fellowship Ministries in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Grace Ortiz; her husband of 40 years, Hobert Odle; her brother, Ronnie Ortiz; a sister, Toni Chavez; and a grandson, Michael Yangas.
Carmon Marvetta Alexander Moon, 69, passed away Aug. 9.
She was a member of Southeast Christian Church and Bethlehem Evangelical United Church of Christ. She was a registered nurse and worked for University of Louisville Hospital. She performed with her husband, Stan. in the musical group, The New Moons.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Colleen Sheffield Alexander; her stepmother, Zelma Alexander Foley; and her brother-in-law, Bobby Kitchen.