Archive - Obituary
March 17th, 2014
W. Edward Tarvin, 60, a former Bauxite resident, died Monday, March 10, 2014, from complications during heart surgery at a Fayetteville hospital.
He was a private-practice attorney for the Tarvin Law Firm in Fayetteville. He was a member of the bar associations of Washington County, Benton County, and Oklahoma, and was licensed to practice in state and federal district courts in both states and before the U.S. circuit courts of appeals for the Sixth District and for the Tenth District.
Virginia â€śGinnyâ€ť Simmons, 95, of Benton died March 12, 2014.
Born June 7, 1918, Ginny was the devoted wife and mother every husband and child should have. She was energetic, adventurous, and an unrelenting optimist, especially about her family. Her home was a depot for anyone needing a friend, a bite to eat, or a place to laugh. Her sense of humor and lust for life inspired her friends and family.
James Mitchell Orrell, 63, of Jessieville passed away March 10, 2014. He was born May 7, 1950, in Steve, Ark., to Bob and Lillie Orrell. Mitchell was a U.S. Army veteran and a longtime employee of Alcoa. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to garden and raise his animals. He had a great sense of humor and was a devoted family man.
Mitchell was loved by all and will be deeply missed.
He was predeceased by his father, Bob Orrell, and a sister, Wanda Sue.