February 6th, 2014
Joyce Gale Callahan Cooper, 80, of Haskell went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 4, 2014.Â She was born Oct. 11, 1933, in Haskell to the late Ovie and Gladys Stirman Callahan.
Joyce worked for Reynolds Aluminum Co. until she retired.Â She was a current member of Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church and previously had been a member for 57 years at Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church in Haskell.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years, Ottis James Cooper; and a brother, Arthur Callahan of Danville.
Mary Faye Landers, 84, of Benton passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant.Â She was born July 28, 1929 in Benton to the late O.C. and Bertha Gattin Willis.
Mrs. Landers was a schoolteacher, having taught for 22 years in the Benton School District at Ringgold Elementary. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Robert Landers; one sister, Sis and husband Billy Ray, and their son, Ted Cullum.
Arlo N. Beck of Sheridan passed away at Baptist Health Medical Center on Feb. 2, 2014. He was born in Sheridan to Pearl Heath Beck and Homer Jeff Beck on Nov. 8, 1944
He was a heavy equipment operator at Alcao for 35 years and served in the U.S. Air Force for four years during the Vietnam war. He was an endless fountain of practical knowledge, and could always be counted on to build a fence, lay a line or repair a car, and pulled many motorists (including his wife) out of icy ditches between Sheridan and Benton.