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July 18th, 2014

Harvey Odell Puryear

July 18, 2014

Harvey Odell Puryear

Harvey Odell Puryear, 70, of Haskell passed away peacefully on June 26, 2014, with his family by his side, after a long battle to survive as a stroke victim.
Odell was born July 6, 1943, to Vernard and Laura Puryear of Bryant.
He was preceded in death by his father, V.H. Puryear; his beloved mother, Anna Laura Elizabeth “Sister Baby Balch” Puryear; and a devoted brother, Steve Puryear.

Richard Lem Henson Sr.

July 18, 2014

Richard Lem Henson Sr., 76, of Benton passed away on July 16, 2014.
He was born April 29, 1938, in Little Rock to the late Woodrow and Fannie Hartzler Henson.
Richard was respected for his character, for doing what he said he would do and for being a man of his word. 
He served as a Naval aircraft mechanic on the USS Lake Champlain in the late 1950s. Stops at St. John’s Newfoundland, the Azores Islands and ports of call in the Mediterranean were highlights of his career in the Navy.
Richard worked as a salesman for a Sav-A-Stop for many years.

Artie Lorine Hatcher

July 18, 2014

Artie Lorine Hatcher, 94, of Benton passed away July 16, 2014.
Lorine was born Feb. 24, 1920, in Haskell to the late John A. and Mary Evielee Funk Shepard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Hatcher; a sister, Faye Moore; and four brothers, Grover, Elbert, Clarence and Franklin Shepard.
She was a member of Tyndall Park Missionary Baptist Church.
Lorine is survived by four nephews, Paul, Wayne, Dale and Phil Shepard.
Funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19, at Ashby Funeral Home with Brother Wayne Smith officiating.

July 17th

Barbara Sue Hines

July 17, 2014

Barbara Sue Hines, 75, of Buckville passed away July 15, 2014.
She was born Feb. 23, 1939, in Bauxite to the late John and Ethel Hendrix Jones. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and several brothers and sisters.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Roy, sons, Richard and Paul Hines of Buckville; her daughters, Debra Bellinger of Benton and Eugenia Sledd of Bauxite; a brother, James Buddy Jones of North Carolina; six grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

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