Archive - Obituary
January 6th, 2014
Carl Alvin Lavender, 79, of Bryant passed away on Dec. 30, 2013 at Saline Memorial Hospice House. He was born in Prescott, to the late Harold Loyd Lavender and Thelma Bryson Lavender on November 8, 1934. He is a graduate of Prescott High School. Carl loved family, friends, traveling, gardening, and fishing. He was a member of the Bryant Church of Christ.
He is preceded in death by three sisters.
Paul R. Burks, 59, of Lonsdale, went to be with the Lord Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.Â He was born Jan. 6, 1954 in Hot Springs, to the late James W.Â and Royce L. (Roach) Burks.Â Paul was a member of Smith Creek Baptist Church.Â
Paul was preceded in death by his parents and brother David Burks.Â
He is survived by his son, Matt Burks (Jessica); daughterÂ Karen Braughton (Tom); sisters Loretta Hefley (Larry), Wanda Jenkins (Ron) and Mary Crowder (Luke); and grandchildren Connor and Cael Braughton and Coil and Kinsley Burks.
A private family memorial will be held at a later date.
Dorothy Masoner, 85, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013.Â She was born March 10, 1928 in Souix Falls, SD to the late Henry and Minnie Dreesman Buus.Â Mrs. Masoner had been a waitress and was a member of Benton First Assembly of God Church.
Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by two sons, Johnny and Robert Thatcher; one great grandchild, Jayden Taylor, and one sister, Delores.
Arthur F. Slaver III, 71, of Bryant, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. He was born Nov. 5, 1942 in Cohoes, New York to the late Arthur Frederick Slaver and Kathleen A. (Gilloon) Slaver. Arthur was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of Friends in Christ Lutheran Church in Bryant.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, Marydell Slaver, a son Artie Slaver and a sister, Kathleen M. Hough.