Archive - Dec 2013 - Obituary
Jacob Stanley Lea, 61, of Malvern, passed away Dec. 16, 2013.Â He was born Jan. 31, 1952, in Red Springs, N.C., to W.J. Lea Jr. and Geraldine Shook Lea.
Jacob was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church in Little Rock.
He is survived by his parents; two sons, Joshua David Lea (Dara) of Oklahoma City and Aaron Marshall Brandon Lea of Malvern; a daughter, Katherine Alexandra Lea of Benton; two brothers, Dr. Allen Kyle Lea (Tammy) of Springfield, Mo., and the Rev. Jay Carter Lea (Lisa) of Benton; and a sister, Andrea Karen Scallion of Conway.
Linda Sue Thornbrugh, 65, of Alexander passed from this life on Dec. 16, 2013, with her family by her side. Linda was born April 7, 1948, in Little Rock to her parents, Alvin and Elsie Puckett.
She enjoyed her time reading, playing bingo and sewing and loved to make things for her friends and family. Her greatest love, however, was spending time with her family. She was a loving wife and mother.
Mrs. Thornbrugh was preceded in death by her father and two daughters. Patricia Diane Meeks and Margeret Bearden. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Gloria Williams.
Loraine Jackson Tatum of Benton died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013.Â She was born March 24, 1934 in Traskwood to Clara Ashley Jackson and the late Charlie S. Jackson, who was killed in a car/train accident on Sept. 4, 1933, in Camden.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, L.M. Tatum.Â
Melba Rose McCarroll, 78, of Alexander passed away on Dec. 15, 2013, with her family by her side. She enjoyed going to flea markets and loved to travel and work in her yard.
Melba was preceded in death by her brothers, Hollis and Eldon Pickard.