Archive - Obituary
April 27th, 2011
Dorothy Rule Jones, 96, of Bryant passed away Monday, April 25, 2011.Â
She was born Nov. 10, 1914, in Lonoke to the late Dr. E. Clifton Rule and Oma Harrell Rule.Â
Mrs. Jones was a graduate of Pine Bluff High School.Â She attended Hendrix Collage and Galloway Girls School.Â Mrs. Jones married John Clayton Jones Sr. on Sept. 8, 1932, and he passed away on Feb. 11, 1977.Â She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Red Cross Volunteer, member of Junior League of Pine Bluff and a Life Master of Duplicate Bridge.Â
Clyde OâNeal Brown, 91, of Benton passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Saline Memorial Hospital.Â
He was born Oct. 14, 1919, in Beedeville to Joe and Hattie Brown. Â
He was retired from the Union Pacific Railroad where he was a road master and held the title of supervisor of tracks.Â He was a member and deacon of Calvary Baptist Church and an avid gardener.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Kenneth and Sherman; and one son, Larry.
Donald Burton Timm, age 95, of Benton, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2011, at his home.Â He was born on March 4, 1916, in Highmore, S.D., to the late Henry and Bertha Timm.Â
Â Mr. Timm worked for Curtis Publishing Co. in Sioux City, Iowa, and was general manager of Brandon Furniture in Hot Springs.Â He came from a musical family, played the oboe, and loved music.Â He played the oboe in the Sioux City Symphony in Iowa and the Hot Springs Community Band for over 20 years.Â He was also a member of the Hot Springs Sertoma Club.
Joseph Cody Varnadore, 24, of Bryant went to be with the Lord, Thursday, April 21, 2011.
He was a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas at Morrilton. He looked forward to a career in the oil and gas industry upon graduation in December. Cody enjoyed family, friends, outdoors, hunting and fishing and his dog, Chico.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, John Carl and Mildred Varnadore and Donald Joe Laseter; and friends, Drew Renfro and Heath Carpenter.
Theodore âBig Bearâ Sky-Eagle Sr. passed away April 23, 2011, in Little Rock.
Ted was born Jan. 27, 1932, to William Ambrose Sky-Eagle and Louretta May Hill Sky-Eagle. He was a member of Oak Grove Assembly of God Church. He was also a licensed minister with the Pentecostal Church of God. Ted was also a member of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, William Allen Sky-Eagle; four brothers; and eight sisters.
Frank Eugene Knowles, Jr., 64, of Bryant passed away Friday, April 22, 2011.
He was born Sept. 19, 1946, in Little Rock to the late Mary Frances Nalls and Frank Eugene Knowles Sr.
Frank Jr. was also known as Skip, a nickname from his youth that stuck with him over the years.
Frank attended Little Rock Central High School, Arkansas State University and Petit Jean VoTech.
He had a gentleness about him, was honest, loving and had a spiritual nature. Overall Frank always had a great sense of humor, a great laugh, a loving, warm heart and a soulful personality.
Edith Fraleigh, 82 of Benton passed away April 20, 2011, in Benton.Â
She was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Bremerhaven, Germany, to Gustaf Bartels and Else Bartels.
She was a homemaker, worked for the Benton Courier and was a swimming coordinator for the Red Cross at Tyndall Park in Benton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Fraleigh.
Mary Sue Lunsford Hutcheson, 80, of Traskwood went to be with the Lord Wednesday, April 20, 2011.
She was born Sept. 14, 1930, in Rison to the late Dave and Mae Lunsford. She was of Pentecostal faith. Mrs. Hutcheson was employed by Benton Service Center and loved raising chickens.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Vincen Hutcheson; one great-grandson; four brothers; and two sisters.
Ronnie Arthur, 50, of Alexander passed away Monday, April 18, 2011.
He was born June 2, 1960, in Benton.
Ronnie was an avid hunter and fisherman. His most cherished times were spent outdoors hunting, fishing and boating on Lake Ouachita with his family and friends. He was a long-time member of Ten Mile Hunting Club in Lonsdale. Ronnie was a striper guide on Lake Ouachita for Captain Budâs Striper Guide Service and had recently started working for CoorsTek in Benton. He was a member of Grape Chapel Church in Benton.
He was preceded in death by his step father, Herbert Keene.
Ilene Huey Hicks, age 94, of Hot Springs, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011.Â