Archive - Obituary
Ruthie Mae Ellis, age 87, of Conway, passed away Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011.
She was born Nov. 16, 1924, in Pike County, Ark.Â
Mrs. Ellis was a homemaker and a charter member of Southside Church of Christ in Cabot.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Minnie Troute; her husband, James Troy Ellis; and a son, Tommy Ellis.
Col. Randle A. Yarberry, U.S. Marine Corps retired, age 89, of Benton, died Saturday, Dec.10, 2011.
He was born in Fayetteville and grew up in Fort Smith.Â He was the son of the late Ella and Bill Yarberry.Â He attended the University of Arkansas and graduated from Arkansas State Teachers (now University of Central Arkansas).
Kenneth Shepard, 80, of Benton died Wednesday, Dec. 7, in Bryant. He was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Hereford, Texas, to Henry and Mary Shepard.
Kenneth served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Alcoa. He was a member of the Good Samâ€™s Club.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Herman and David; and the love of his life, his wife Mary Beth.