Archive - Mar 2013 - Obituary
Rolland Clayton. Hammer, 85, of Conway, passed from this life on Thursday, March 21, 2013. He was born on Monday, May 16, 1927 in Beloit, Wis. to the late Henry Victor and Merle Hart Hammer. Mr. Hammer is a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.â€¨He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Merle Hammer and one sister.
Karen Denise Curtis Higgins, 52, of Mayflower was greeted by the Lord and her sweet baby, Haylee, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. She was born Nov. 17, 1960, to George and Sue Curtis of Benton.
Denise was the keeper of the future. She held the tiniest of hands and the largest of hearts. She nurtured our most precious gifts, our children and our hearts. They kept her smile beaming and her light shining as she passed on a piece of her gift to us all.
William â€śBillâ€ť Herbert Stoecker, 65, of Benton died Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
The son of the late Herbert Carroll Stoecker and the late Rubye Clark Stoecker, he was born in Ballenger, Texas, and grew up in Marianna.Â He graduated from T. A. Futrall High School in 1965.Â He earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Arkansas A & M College in Monticello in 1969. He began his teaching career as a band director in Dewitt, from 1969 until 1973.