April 24th, 2014
AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- 23 April 2014 -- AccuWeather.com reports a dangerous multiple-day severe weather outbreak will begin this weekend over the South Central states and will include the potential for nighttime tornadoes in parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
A storm will move slowly across the United States over the next seven to 10 days. The storm will affect Southern California with locally drenching rain and mountain snow on Friday. Its next stop will be the Central states this weekend.
Freddie Gerald â€śJerryâ€ť Henthorne, 72, of Benton, passed away April 22, 2014.Â He was born April 15, 1942 in Bauxite to the late Freddie and Audry Green Henthorne.Â Jerry was retired from Southwestern Bell where he worked as a telephone technician.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Joyce Anne Henthorne.
Billy Joe Thornberry, age 64, passed away Tuesday April 22, 2014. He was born February 6, 1950 in Twist. Billy was retired from International Paper, an avid hunter, a devoted husband, having married the love of his life, Angela Purcell on July 5, 1986. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents, J. T. Thornberry and Jessie Mae Grady Thornberry.
James Cloud, 86, of Benton died Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
He was born Jan. 28, 1928. in Traskwood to the late Henry and Lucy Lisenbey Cloud and was a licensed practical nurse.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
Survivors include a number of nieces and nephews and a special friend, Jewell Teal.
Funeral service will be held in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (501-315-4047) at 11 a,n, Thursday, April 24, 2014.Â Burial will follow in Mt. Harmony Cemetery in Haskell.Â
Stephen Alan Colebank, 64, of Bryant, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014.Â He was born Jan. 14, 1950, in Lamore, N.D.
Mr. Colebank worked for K-Mart and Saver as a manager and was a member of Christ Church on Vimy Ridge Road.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Thyra Colebank; and a brother, John Colebank.
C.W. â€śWoodieâ€ť Howell, 79, of Alexander passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014.Â He was born June 23, 1934. in Little Rock, to the late Chester Woodruff Howell Sr. and Una Belle Morris Howell Burnett.Â
Mr. Howell was a painting contractor and owned C.W. Howell Painting Co. He served in the U.S. Army and attended Collegeville Nazarene Church.
Woodie was a member of the VFW No. 9095, the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Moose Lodge No. 2567.
Mr. Howell was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Patricia; and a sister, Gail Cooper.
BAUXITE â€“ For the second consecutive year, the Bauxite Lady Miners are sending another player out with a college basketball scholarship. After all-time leading scorer Mary Crow signed with Arkansas Tech last year, 5-10 small forward Allison Tackett signed to play for the Southern Arkansas University Lady Muleriders on Thursday morning at Fred Dawson Gym in Bauxite.
HASKELL â€” The Harmony Grove Cardinalsâ€™ pitching has been really good and then not so much throughout the 2014 season. Winners of 10 games coming into Mondayâ€™s damp tilt with Fountain Lake, the Cardinals strolled away with their chins high and much-needed momentum, winning on a walk-off RBI single from Logan Clay to win 1-0.
Patricia Ann Estes, 56, of Benton passed away Monday, April 21, 2014.
She was born Dec. 25, 1957, in Little Rock to the late Ervin and Ruth Jackson Moore.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a great-grandchild, Zene Griffin.
Jimmy Winbury, age 74, of East End was born Sept. 6, 1939, in Saline County.Â He joyously entered his heavenly home Saturday, April 19, 2014, at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, leaving much love but sadness to all who loved him.Â
Jimmy had a tremendous love of the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of Potter Creek Hunting Club.Â He was retired from AMF Cycle Co. and Coca-Cola Bottling Co.Â
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents, Othel and Virginia Winbury; and two sisters, Betty and Hazel Eaton.