February 27th, 2012
Kitty Emmons Brigham, 97, of Dumas, mother of Saline County Justice of the Peace Barbara Howell, died Friday, Feb. 24, in Little Rock.
Kitty was born Dec. 22, 1914, to the late John and Kitty Windham Emmons in Carrollton, Miss.
She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Dumas, where she taught Sunday School.
Kitty was a graduate of Dermott High School.
Preceding her in death were her husband, John F. Brigham Sr.; three brothers; and a sister.
Marianna McKee of Fort Smith passed away Thursday, Feb. 23. She was born May 26, 1914, in Wolfe City, Texas, to Anna and Rufus Johnston.
A retired teacher from Fort Smith Public Schools, she was a member of Goddard United Methodist Church, an avid reader, a bird enthusiast and an Arkansas Razorback fan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis McKee; and a sister, Ophelia Shepherd.
Cathryn Elizabeth Brown, 88, of Benton passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, at Heartland Rehab and Care Center.Â She was born March 1, 1923 in McCrory to James and Oma Rooks VanLandingham.Â She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Clyde Brown; her parents; a brother, Richard; and a son, Larry Brown.