November 17th, 2011
Charles Kirkpatrick, 76, of Glen Rose passed away Nov. 15 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.Â He was born Dec. 6, 1934, in Malvern, the son of Ted and Zona (King) Kirkpatrick.
Charles served in the U.S. Air Force for four years and retired from Missouri Pacific - Rock Island Railroad.
He has been the caretaker for Fairplay Cemetery for more than 20 years.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Preceding him in death are his parents; his brothers, Glen and Royce Kirkpatrick; and a sister, Vera Thacker.
Mary Catherine Smith, 86, of Benton, passed away Monday, Nov. 14.Â She was born March 2, 1925 in Benton.
Mrs. Smith was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church and a homemaker.Â She was preceded in death by her parents, T.J. and Lena Mae Runyan; her husband, Jack Smith; and her brother, Joe Runyan.
James Parvin Teague, 71, of Bismarck passed away on Nov.12, with his family by his side.Â James was born on March 28, 1940 in Hot Springs to the late Parvin and Marie Teague.Â He enjoyed hunting, fishing and tinkering on motors.Â His most treasured times was time spent with his family.
The Bauxite Lady Miners resume play in the Arkansas Girls Alumni Classic at Little Rock Hall High School tonight. The Lady Miners will play the Little Rock Parkview Lady Patriots in the second round at approximately 7 p.m. tonight.
Bauxite (2-0) defeated the Lonoke Lady Jackrabbits 60-41 in the first round of the classic on Monday, while Parkview (1-0) beat Cabot 64-60.
Lady Minersâ€™ senior forward Alaina Crouse leads the team in scoring for the first two games with a 17.0 point-per-game average and is 9 of 12 (75 percent) from the 3-point line.
Three Bryant Lady Hornet softball players all signed letters of intent to play at their respective colleges late Thursday morning in front of about 150 people in Love Auditorium on the Bryant High School campus.
The three players, Peyton Jenkins, Kayla Sory and Jessie â€śThe Beastâ€ť Taylor, could have had their own separate, special days to sign their letters, but the old friends wouldnâ€™t think of it.
Gabriel Eiathen Winters, infant son of Joseph Blake and Casondra Renee (DeLoach) Winters, died on Friday, Nov.11.
He is also survived by a brother, Noah; his grandparents, Gene Winters, Cheryl Winters, and Georgia DeLoach, all of Benton, and Mark DeLoach and Teresa DeLoach of Georgia; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Peaceful Haven Funeral Home with the Rev. Vance Nutt officiating.
Hubert Ray Vanderford, 72, of Benton died Sunday, Nov. 13. He was born March 5, 1939 in Bigelow.
Hubert was a retired computer programmer for the city of Little Rock, a Marine Corps veteran, and a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Creola Vanderford; and a sister.
He is survived by his son, Randy Vanderford of McRae; two sisters, Maida Edwards of Little Rock and Dora Collier of Oklahoma; and two grandchildren.
Edwin Ray Paulson, 48, of Alexander died Saturday, Nov. 12. He was born Feb. 22, 1963, in Pampa, Texas.
Edwin had several businesses in Saline County and drove an 18-wheeler for 22 years. He enjoyed playing with his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bonnie Pauline and Ramond Brewer; his father, Fred Henson Paulson; two sisters, Pamela Smith of Fort Smith and Edith Lynn Pruitt of Borger, Texas; and a nephew Stephen Miller, Alexander.
William Tom "Bill" Bundy, 90, passed away Nov. 11, in Montgomery Texas. He was born April 22, 1921 in Hope.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Goldie and Sid Bundy of Benton; and a brother, Charles Bundy of Willisville.
After graduation from Hope High School, he attended Arkansas State Teachers College on a football scholarship and received a degree from Henderson State University. He was a self-employed oil and gas distributor.
His interests centered around his church and family.
J D Caldwell, 91, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant.Â He was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Lonsdale to the late Walter and Dora Caldwell.Â He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Fletcher and Toy Caldwell; one sister, Harriet Harris; and one grandson, Roy Dee Pruitt.