Archive - Apr 2014 - Obituary
William P. Sprecher, 91, of Alexander died Monday, April 28, 2014.Â
He was born Nov. 13, 1922, in Omaha, Neb., to the late Paul C. and Grace P. (Haynie) Sprecher,
He was an ATF agent for the Treasury Department.
William was a veteran of both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force and was present at the storming of Normandy beach on June 6, 1944. (That World War II event came to be known as D-Day.)
He was also a devoted member of the Adoniram Masonic Lodge 288, attaining the level of Master Mason in 1959. He served for a time as Master of his lodge.Â
Norman â€śNormâ€ť Francis Oliver, 81, of Benton passed away April 26, 2014
He was born Sept. 23, 1932, in Los Angeles, Calif.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend and was of the Catholic Faith. Norm had a distinguished U.S. Navy career that eventually led him to employment with Dassault Falcon Jet and residence here in Arkansas. He not only found success at Dassault Falcon Jet, but also his loving wife of 15 years, Pearl Lenora.
Mark Bradley, 51, of Mayflower earned his angelâ€™s wings on April 27, 2014, the day a tornado ripped through his home, taking his life and the lives of so many others.
He was born Jan. 26, 1963, to Dorothy Sue Johnson and the late Mackey Gene Bradley.
Preceding him in death were his dad; his maternal grandparents, W.B. and Verna Johnson; his paternal grandmother, Louise (Bell) Bradley; and his brother, Justin Spears.