Bobbie Nell Pater, 79, of Bryant began her eternity with her Lord and Savior on Oct. 29, 2014.
Bobbie was born in Fouke on June 21, 1935. She was of the Pentecostal faith.
In her younger years, she sang gospel music on KBBA radio with her brother in Benton on Sunday mornings.
She was a housewife, finding delight in raising her children at home. She loved to sew and made her childrenâ€™s clothing. She also enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.
Bobbie was preceded in death by her husband, Glen Ray Pater; and a son, Billy Ray Pater.
The man charged with first-degree murder in connection with an Aug. 21 hit-and-run accident will be tried in June in Saline County Circuit Court.
Marcus Dorsey, 39, of Little Rock will be tried before Circuit Judge Robert Herzfeld on a June date yet to be set, said Rebecca Bush, chief deputy prosecutor. Bush is representing the state and attorney Bill James is serving as Dorseyâ€™s counsel.
The accident occurred on the Target parking lot at the Alcoa Exchange shopping center.
More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.