William Fulton Baxley, 93, of Benton passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.
He was born Feb. 20, 1921, in the Sardis community.
Mr. Baxley was a World War II Air Force veteran and a retired electrician from Reynolds.
Fulton and his late wife, Meda, were avid campers with Telephone Pioneers and several other groups.Â He was preceded in death by his parents, Will and Emma Baxley; his wife, Meda Baxley; and a brother, James E. Baxley.
Gloria Mead, 60, of Pine Bluff passed away Dec. 14, 2014. She was born Aug. 22, 1954, in Manchester, New Hampshire, to Theresa and William Curtis Jr..
Gloria loved her church, Pine Bluff First Assembly of God. Her granddaughter, Tina, was her pride and joy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Esther Stephens; and three brothers, Bobby, Tommy, and Harold Curtis.
LITTLE ROCK â€” The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education was named Wednesday as vice president for governmental relations for the Arkansas State University System.
ASU System President Charles Welch said Shane Broadway, a former member of both the Arkansas House and Senate, will succeed Robert Evans, who is retiring.