Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Michael â€śMikeâ€ť Hammett Pittman, 49, of Longview, Texas, died unexpectedly Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at his residence in Longview. He was born in Memphis, Tenn., on Nov. 6, 1964, to the late Sam Allen and Sarah Gray (Bernhard) Pittman.
Mike served in the U.S. Marine Corps and worked for Faith Communications. Mike loved playing the guitar, enjoyed motorcycle riding, hunting, fishing and watching his favorite sports teams, especially with his nieces and nephews.
Eddie L. Price Curtis, 91, of Benton passed away Dec. 15, 2013.Â She was born June 6, 1922, in Cato, to the late Edgar and Theresa Matchett Price.
Eddie was a longtime member of Highway Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Orvist Curtis; a son, Mason Curtis; a daughter, Mickey Lynn Curtis; his parents, Edgar and Theresa Price; his brother, Sam Price; and his sisters, Melba Brock and Ovine Goodman.
An angel visited Roy Oxenrider, 81, of Bryant and escorted him to Heaven on Dec. 15, 2013.Â
He was the founder of Royal Plumbing, Heating and Air Inc.Â
Roy was a member of the Chosin Few National Inc. and a life member of the Army Chapter Chosin Few.Â He served 13 years on the Board of Directors, representing his unit at Chosin, 1st Battalion 32nd Infantry, 7th Division, 10th Corps. Ill health forced him to refuse the last nomination. He was a member of the Purple Heart Association and The Queenâ€™s Own 32nd Infantry Association, serving several years as quartermaster.
Minnie Lea Green (Minnielee or Minn to her family and friends), 81, of Benton, went to be with her heavenly father on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.Â She was born April 23, 1932, in Bruno, the only girl of three children, to her parents, Roy Ferdinand and Vera Myrtle Oglesby.