Archive - Obituary
September 20th, 2011
Laverne "Bernie" Witham, 62, of Malvern (formerly of Fordyce) died Sept. 18, at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs.Â She was born June 15, 1949, in Sparkman, the daughter of John Henry and Dorothy (Shaddock) Brown.Â She graduated from Sparkman High School in 1967 and was the owner of Bernie's Daycare in Fordyce.Â She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Her love and grace touched so many hearts through the years.Â She was a true shining example of unconditional love and the Christian way.Â
Rodney Dwight Cleghorn, 65, of Bryant, died Sunday, Sept. 18. He was born Nov. 7, 1945 in Alleene.
Rodney was an Engineering Assistant for Ground Landscape, a U.S. Navy Veteran and a member of Benton First Assembly of God Church in Benton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Coelia Cleghorn; brothers, Coy and Tom Cleghorn; and sister, Theola Deal.
Mildred Ella Boyd Perryman, 85, of Benton, passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, in Benton. She was born Oct. 1, 1925, to the late Eddie S. and Cora Delena (Capel) Boyd in Benton.Â Her husband, Gerald W. Perryman also died on September 15.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Edward C. and Alton L. Boyd; and one grandson, Charles Shaun Miller.