Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Lexie Elaine Wilmoth, 92, of Bauxite, Â who was known to her family as â€śMama Lane,â€ť passed from this life on Dec. 25, to join her beloved family members who had gone before.
Kelly Ashcraft Cunningham, 49, of Benton passed away Sunday, Dec. 23.Â She was born Jan. 19, 1963, in Little Rock to Norman and Gayle Ashcraft.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Gayle Blue Ashcraft.
She is survived by her husband, David Cunningham of Benton; daughters, Karissa McDaniel of Alexander, Kristin McDaniel of Alexander and Shannon Calhoun of Benton; brothers, Tracy Ashcraft of Bryant, Marten Ashcraft of Haskell and John Ashcraft of South Carolina; grandchildren, Wesley H. Stricklin, Parker H. Stricklin, Lexie Calhoun and Joely D. Calhoun.
Senior Master Sgt. Richard Allen Patterson "Sgt. Patt," 71, of Bryant passed away Dec. 25, with his family by his side.Â He had a very distinguished military career of 28 years in the Air Force and saw tours of duty in Thailand, Korea and England. It was in Norwich, England where he met his future wife Linda Crome. She was the love of his life, and her family welcomed the "Yank" into their home with open arms. Many a weekend in the 1970s was spent in the Tuckswood Pub in Norwich with brothers-in-law John, Tony, David and Bernard.