Archive - Obituary
July 17th, 2014
Lillie Dale Halbert Baxley, 101, of Little Rock went to join her heavenly father on July 15, 2014.
Born Jan. 17, 1913, in Mt. Olive, Ark., she was a daughter of the late Bob and Lizzie Halbert. She was a homemaker most of her life with a brief career at Munsey Toaster.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard "JL" Baxley; three daughters, Betty Sue Rhodes, Creda Sandlin and Juanita Batman; four brothers; six sisters; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Richard (Rick) Franklin Simmons Jr., 55, of Benton went to his heavenly home on July 14, 2014, after a long, courageous fight with pancreatic cancer.
He was born Oct. 17, 1958, to Dr. Richard and Gean Simmons in Little Rock.
Rick was a retired employee of Little Rock Wastewater, where he had 21 years of service.
In addition, he worked for Dr. Tim Scott as his lab technician.
Rick honorably served 4 years in the U.S. Army and was a faithful member of Centerpoint Church.
Winifred Jeanette Head Miller Thigpen, 71, of Keren, Texas, went to be with the Lord on July 13, 2014.
Jeanette was born July 8, 1943, on the Bauxite rural route to Winford Head and Lina Alice Griffis Head. The two later divorced and Winford married Ruth Mathis Wiggins and Lina married Joe Crumpton.
Phyllis Kaye Watkins, 67, of Little Rock passed away on July 14, 2014, following a long battle with breast cancer.
She was born in Little Rock on Aug. 6, 1946, to the late O.J.Â â€śBudâ€ť Watkins and ElizabethÂ â€śBetsyâ€ť Watkins.