Archive - Obituary
November 28th, 2014
Betty Jane Hawthorne, 83, of Traskwood passed away Nov. 26, 2014.
She was born Oct. 22, 1931, in Garland County to the late Albert and Delma Howerton Helton.
Betty was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her sons, Hershell Hawthorne of Traskwood, Robert Thornton of Jacksonville and Roger Thornton of Traskwood; two daughters, Carolyn Robinson of Houston, Texas, and Diane Stillman of Traskwood; and four sisters,12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 29, at Fairplay Cemetery by Ashby Funeral Home.
O. Clifford Wilhelm, 88, of Alexander went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014.
He was born July 6, 1926, to the late Carl Wilhelm and Addie Underwood Wilhelm in Bauxite.
Clifford was a cattle farmer his entire life and a member of Zion Lutheran Church.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Geneva Wilhelm Carmichael.
Clifford leaves to cherish his memory to his wife of 57 years, Floella Elrod Wilhelm; a daughter, Janet Karen Wilhelm; and many nieces, nephews and extended family who loved him and will miss him dearly.
Virginia Minchen, 77, of Benton, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 25, 2014.
She was born April 1, 1937, in Saline County to Gordon Logan Bray and Violet Taylor Bray. Virginia was a Baptist and a member of Congo Road Baptist Church.Â She loved the Lord with all of her heart.
Virginia attended Baptist Medical Hospital in Memphis for X-ray technician training, working in that field in Houston, Little Rock and Benton.