February 4th, 2014
Edythe Guess Bell, of Des Arc, Ark and most recently of Benton, went to be with the Lord on her 95th birthday Feb. 3, 2014. Edythe was born on Feb. 3, 1919 in Des Arc to Tura Lucene Owen Guess and George Washington Guess. Edythe was known by many names; Mom, Sister, Deedie and Friend. These names exemplified who she was, her unselfish love for her children and how she gave of her time to help family and friends. She painted, gardened and made furniture for her family and special friends. But most of all she loved cooking for her family and treasured the time she spent with them.
Dorothy Blanch Childress, 91, of Bauxite, passed away Feb. 3, 2014.Â She was born April 11, 1922 in Bauxite, to the late Sherman and Rose Thomas Reid.Â She was of the Pentecostal faith.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, one sister and husband, Albert Childress.
Lawrence Jerome Hobby, 75, of Mabelvale passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.Â
He was born May 25, 1938, in Long Beach, Calif. Mr. Hobby retired from the Navy, having served during the Vietnam War, and later retired from IBM.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thelmer and Zella Hobby; his wife, Antoinette Hobby; a twin brother, Gary Hobby; and a sister, Hazel Martin and husband Emory L. Martin Sr.
He is survived by two brothers, Alfred L. Hobby and wife Catherine and Phillip N. Hobby and wife Dana; a sister, Eva Jean Gehring; and numerous nieces and nephews.