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April 15th, 2014

Lent: Sacrifices noteworthy for those who persevere

April 15, 2014

By: Lynda Hollenbeck

A lot of people in my acquaintance gave up certain things for Lent this year.
One friend focused on sugar. That's admirable and healthy besides. What happens after Easter is anyone's guess.
A relative periodically forgoes soft drinks during this period leading up to Easter. Every year she says she won't resume drinking them, but so far this hasn't held true.
Still, she makes a valiant effort for the 40 days. That's certainly more than I can boast of for even a single day.
I don't drink coffee. I don't drink alcohol. But I do drink caffeine-laden diet drinks.

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Aaliyah Grace Wilson

April 14, 2014

Aaliyah Grace Wilson, 7 months, went home to be with Jesus April 8, 2014.  She was born August 14, 2013 in Benton.
Preceding her in death was her great-grandmother, Marilyn Bono Pritchard.
Besides her mother, Ariella Wilson, she is survived by grandparents, Kimberly and Vernon Wilson; Aunt Teara Wilson, Aunt Katrina Burns, Aunt Haylie Rider, Uncle Roger Pritchard,  Aunt Terri Pritchard,  and other relatives and friends. 
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Hicks Cemetery in Benton. 

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