July 7th, 2014
Antonia Bernadine Lyman, age 94, of Haskell passed away July 4, 2014 in Benton. She was born July 8, 1919, in Haskell to Luther and Maude Smith.
She owned and operated the first beauty shop in the city of Haskell in the early 1950s.
She was well known for her passion for crocheting and giving away beautiful afghans and for the pleasure she took in mowing daily on her riding lawnmower.
Bernadine was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Joe Lyman.
Don Lazell Hale, 73, of Bryant passed away in Little Rock on July 3, 2014.Â
He was born Nov. 23, 1940, to the late Thomas Lazell Hale and Grace (Rice) Hale in Benton.
He was a welder for Davis Truck & Trailer, a member of First Southern Baptist Church and Modern Woodmen of the World.
His favorite pastime was fishing with his wife of 49 years, Bea (Alford) Hale.
Thomas "Cecil" Weatherington of Alexander went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 2, 2014.
Cecil was born Nov. 21, 1925, in Henderson, Tenn., and grew up in Blytheville. He later moved to North Little Rock and spent the last 25 years in Alexander.
Cecil served with honor in World War II, receiving many medals including two Bronze Stars.
He was a true hero in war and in life, including saving his neighborâ€™s 3-year-old child from drowning.