August 21st, 2014
Mona Anne Shaw, age 80, of Bryant, was born October 10, 1933, in Augusta, to Herman Sawyer and Doris Holler (Blalock).Â
Mona attended State Teachers College (now UCA), and spent the majority of her career in the field of personnel administration â€” a natural fit â€” because her greatest passion was people. Known for her ease of conversation, she possessed an infectious smile and laugh and, throughout her life, maintained a sweet demeanor that won the trust and hearts of many. There were countless recipients of her consistent, nurturing, love.Â
Jane Colvert Kinney, 86, of Little Rock, went to be with her Saviour on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Born to John Henry and Rosa Nell Colvert in Thornton, on January 25, 1928, she was a member of Life Line Baptist Church and was retired from Arkansas Allergy Clinic.
Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John Patrick Kinney (J.P.), Jr., five brothers and four sisters.
Virginia Wise, 89, passed away peacefully on August 19 at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock following injuries sustained last week in a fall.Â She was married for 52 years to Hurdis Earl Wise, of Pensacola, FL, who pre-deceased her in 2005.Â Virginia was born in Booneville, one of six children of Stanley and Blanch Knight.
Wyatt Scott Welch, infant son of Nathen Scott and Heather E. (Brenkus) Welch of Benton, passed away on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at Baptist Health Medical Center.Â He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Leonard Brenkus, James Etheridge Welch, and Denzil and Marie Walls.