January 26th, 2015
Mardella Taylor, age 60, of Mabelvale, passed away Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. She was born Sept. 15, 1954 in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Ulmer and Betty (Youle) Armentrout.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Ethel May Kirby; and her father-in-law, Robert Taylor.
She enjoyed working as a waitress at El Chico, where she was employed for 16 years. She was of the Christian faith.
Bonnie Lee Ward, age 87, of Benton, passed away Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.Â She was born Jan. 20, 1928 in Benton.Â
Mrs. Ward was a retired telephone operator at Arkansas Childrenâ€™s Hospital and a member of Wrights Chapel Baptist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, Doc and Lois Scott; her husband, Boyd Ward; a daughter, Frances Cushing; and a brother, Clyde Scott.
Irene C. Marks, 96, of Alexander flew into the arms of the angels on Jan. 23, 2015.Â
She was born Nov. 20, 1918, in Cleburne County, living most of her younger years in the Good Springs Community.Â She was a member of the Good Springs Missionary Baptist Church.
Irene was a homemaker.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, Otis J. and Leota Cathey; her husband, Hubert H. Marks; a brother, Lloyd Cathey; and her sisters, Adell Dennis of Arizona and Odell of California.