Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Theodore Paul 'Ted' Helmich
Theodore Paul "Ted" Helmich, 74, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home in Benton. He was born March 27, 1938, in Benton to Edward and Edna (Hill) Helmich of Benton.
Ted graduated from Bryant High School and attended Arkansas Tech University.Â After two years in the U.S. Army as a mechanic, he graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas with a degree in mechanical engineering.Â Ted retired from Alcoa after 28 years of service.
Frank Walter Seaton Sr., 84, of Alexander passed away Monday, April 1, 2013.Â He was born Dec. 4, 1928, in Hartford, Conn.
Mr. Seaton was a U.S. Army Veteran and worked for the Arkansas Department of Human Development Services. He was a member of the Bryant Senior Adult Center in Bryant, the Knights of Columbus and of the Catholic faith.Â
Mr. Seaton was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Bella Marie Seaton and four brothers, Walter, Eddie, Emil and John Seaton.
Morris C. Green, 98, of Benton passed away March 31, 2013.Â He was born Feb. 14, 1915, in Cleburne, Texas, to the late Elbert and Lou Morris Green.Â
Morris was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Ruth Green; a son, Bill Green; and a daughter, Fran Leavelles.
Paul Eugene Felty, age 77, of Paron passed away Monday, April 1, 2013.Â He was born July 23, 1935 in the Butterfield Community of Hot Springs County.Â Mr. Felty graduated from Malvern High School in 1954, where he played football for the Leopards and was co-captain of the team his senior year.
He was a Mason and a retired school bus driver for Paron School District and North American Rockwell in Anaheim, Calif.Â
Mr. Felty was preceded in death by his parents, Bill and Colvia Bryant Felty; and a nephew, Lane Felty.
Roy Dean Jackson, 60, of Sardis died March 31, 2013.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Wiley and Maggie Durham of Little Rock; his parents, Roy Obid Jackson and Lillie Mae Kesterson of Sardis; and two sisters, Rose Mary Burry and Cynthia Lynn Kesterson.
Larry â€śBonesâ€ť Windell McKim, 60, of Donaldson passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Veterans Hospital in Little Rock.
Larry was born Sept. 9, 1952, in Malvern, to Windell and Lula Mae Gray McKim.Â He attended Ouachita High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1972 to 1976 as a tank driver and sharpshooter.
Larry owned a logging business, worked at Acme Brick Co.. was a regular at the Donaldson Store and of the Baptist faith.Â
Jackie Wayne Baxter, 71, of Traskwood passed away March 30, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 22, 1942 in Fort Smith.
Jackie was retired from Alcoa and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, G. E. and Troyle Rogers Baxter; and three brothers.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Baxter of Traskwood; two daughters, Nelda Flieger and husband Vernon of Greenbrier and Brenda Wheatley of Conway; a sister, Velma Tuggle of Malvern; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Ruth A. Mathews Snow, 91, of Little Rock left this life and entered into Heaven on Thursday, March 28, 2013.Â She was surrounded by her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Will and Dosia Mathews; a sister, Edna Mathews Townsend; and four brothers, John, Robert, Stanley and Otis Mathews.
Beverly Lanier Kaufman Angrand, 65, of Benton died at home on March 26, 2013.Â A talented artist who loved to travel, she was born in Hot Springs on March 31, 1947.
Beverly graduated from Clarendon High School and the University of Arkansas and received a master's degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. She taught art for many years in the Pulaski County School System.Â
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, Marcus and Margaret Kaufman.
Beverly is survived by her daughter, Monica Angrand of Santa Monica, Calif.; and two brothers, Dr. Dwight Kaufman and Mark Kaufman.
Alexine R. Timm, 96, of Benton passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2013. She was born May 12, 1916, in Sioux City, Iowa, to the late Alexis and Florence Menard.
Mrs. Timm was a lifelong advocate for those in need.Â She served as the executive director of the Garland County Mental Health Association and helped found Jackson House of Hot Springs, serving as the first chairman of the board. She was recognized as Mental Health Volunteer of the Year in 1980, and was honored to meet with First Lady Rosalyn Carter in Washington, D.C., as a result.Â