Tillie M. Price of Beebe died Sept. 24 in Beebe, at age 93.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Price, Sr., and two sons, Roland (Sam) Price and Bobby Dean Price; two grandsons, Gregory Price and Robert Price; and two sisters, Mellie Holland and Nellie Urlmer. She is survived by five sons, Frank Price, Jr. of Searcy, Charles Price of Cabot, Jackie Price of Meeker, Okla., Coy Price, Sr. of Beebe and James Price of Van Buren; 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mildred (Pete) Alverson of Des Arc.
Tillie was born at Johnsons Chapel to Hampton and Hattie (Lendermon) Alverson Nov. 1, 1910. She married at age 16 and gave birth to seven sons before her 30th birthday. She was a long-time resident of Hickory Plains. She moved to Beebe after the death of her husband in 1972.
Funeral services were Monday at Westbrook Chapel, with burial in Beebe Cemetery.
Arrangements by Westbrook Funeral Home.
Marguerite Allison, 86, of Sheridan, formerly of Beebe, went to be with the Lord at her home Sept. 26.
She leaves to cherish her memories a husband of 71 years, Alfred Allison; three daughters, Barbara Shellnut and husband, Ralph, of Sheridan; Mary Best and husband, Berl, of Springfield, Mo.; Ann Hartline of Springfield, Mo.: four grandchildren, Kathy Frost and husband, Darrell, of Booneville; Carol Crump and husband, Jim, of Knoxville; Karen Best of Branson, Mo.; Ed Smoot of Apache Junction, Ariz.: five step grandchildren; Darrin Shellnut and wife, Deleana, of Sheridan; Dana Moore and husband, Jeff, of Bauxite; Dewayne Shellnut of Shreveport, La.; Adam Crump and Melissa Crump of McLeansboro, Ill.; three great grandchildren, Joshua Frost of Jackson, Tenn.; Lindsey Frost of Springfield, Mo.; Corey Martone of Knoxville: six step-great grandchildren, D.J. Shellnut, Dixie Shellnut, Sean Keen, Scotty Shellnut of Sheridan; Zachary Moore and Haley Moore of Bauxite: one brother, Bobby Lane of Houston; two sisters, Imogene Spence of Memphis, Tenn.; Mora Lou Duke of Cabot: many beloved nieces and nephews and wonderful caregivers, Ann Armstrong, Wendy Croy, Kathy Blacklaw, and Linda Lawhon.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Assembly of God, Beebe, with burial in Butlerville Cemetery.
Willie Woods, born July 11, 1917, to the late C.L. and Rena Woods, passed away Sept. 25.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 62 years, Gertrude Woods; one son, Larry Woods; a stepson, Eugene Morris; two daughters, Willie C. Morris, all of Lonoke and Willie Mae Henry of North Little Rock; two brothers; George Woods of England and Columbus Woods and a sister, Catrina Phillips, both of New York; 18 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mr. Woods was cremated.
Gladys Holland Hefner of Beebe died Jan. 31, 2005.
She was born Feb. 16, 1923, to Charlie and Alice Holland in Wattensaw.
She was retired from the State of Arkansas.
Gladys was a member of Antioch Union Church.
She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Gann of Beebe and Carol and husband Pete Martin of Olathe, Kan.; two grandchildren, Krystal McCoy of Beebe, James Gann with the U.S. Marine Corps in Okinawa; one step-grandson, Andy Martin of Fayetteville; one great-granddaughter, Kayleigh McCoy of Beebe; and one sister, Hazel Campbell of Beebe.
Visitation will begin noon Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with family receiving guests from 6 to 8 p.m.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Antioch Union Church, with burial in Hickory Plains Cemetery.
Ponti David Vance, 50, of McRae died Jan. 30, 2005.
He retired from Bruce Oakley and served in the Army National Guard.
He is survived by two daughters, Tresa Phillips and Yvonne Peterson, both of Beebe; five grandchildren; three brothers, J. C. Vance of Little Rock, Preston Vance of Beebe and Curtis Vance of Texas; and one sister, Carolyn Patton of Pennsylvania.
Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.
Everett Davis, 87, of Beebe passed away Jan. 29, 2005.
He was a member of the Beebe First United Methodist Church.
Everett was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Ollie Davis; four brothers and one daughter, Becky.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-eight years, Frances Davis; one son Ronnie Davis and one brother Leo and wife Louise Davis of Pocahontas.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Beebe Cemetery.
Louise Harper Temple Henderson, 80, passed away on Jan. 30, 2005 having been born at Keo on Feb. 17, 1924, to Dock and Ethel Adams Harper.
She was the widow of W.D. Temple and J. Seldon Henderson.
Louise was a wonderful mother, a fantastic grandmother, a devoted wife, a loving sister, a good friend and a devout Christian.
Survivors include two children, Linda Acrey of Lonoke and Jim Temple of Stuttgart; two grandchildren, Cash Acrey of Fayetteville and Carrie Acrey of Lonoke; two sisters, Betty Jo Bullock of Pine Bluff and Margaret Ann Fread of Bonita, Louisiana as well as many friends and extended family.
A celebration of Louise's life will be at at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lonoke Baptist Church with burial at Mulberry Cemetery, near England.
Memorials may be made to Lonoke County Museum or Lonoke Baptist Church.
Leontine 'Dew' Holloway
Leontine "Dew" Holloway, 82, of Griffithville, died Jan. 28, 2005.
She was a homemaker and a member of White Oak Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by four sons, Tommy Holloway of Magnolia, Texas, Larry Holloway of Chillicothe, Ill., Keith Holloway of Mont Belvieu, Texas and Randy Holloway of Lufkin, Texas; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two brothers, Thomas Dew of Texarkana, Texas and Bruce Dew of Draper, Virginia; four sisters, Laura Cooley of Dalzell, Ill., Taffy Peel of Little Rock; Shirley Kendall of Pekin, Ill., and Sammie Reynolds of Knoxville, Tenn..
She was preceded in death by her husband, "Happy" Holloway.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Griffithville, with burial in Welcome Home Cemetery.
Warren Knight of Cabot, a cornerstone of the community, passed away Feb. 27, 2005 at the age of 71.
He was a loving husband and father.
He was born Oct. 24, 1933 at home in Fruitvale, Tenn.
He was a longstanding member of the First Baptist Church of Cabot. He believed and loved the Lord his entire life.
Warren was married to the love of his life, Sandra, for 52 years. They were high school sweethearts who married at the ages of 17 and 19.
In his early life, Warren worked with his father at the Ford Motor Co. and A&P; Grocery in Memphis.
Warren quickly was promoted through the grocery business ending up in North Little Rock as the Arkansas division supervisor for Weingartenís, a Houston based grocery chain.
In 1971, after working 11 years with Weingartenís, Warren left his job and moved to Cabot where he purchased Thompsonís Dollar Saver to go into business for himself.
Warren and Sandra, along with their three sons worked hard to build a successful business, which is celebrating its 34th anniversary this month.
Warren was the backbone of a very close knit family which consisted of three sons and their families.
He was always quick to contribute good advice to those who were willing to listen.
Anyone who ever worked with Warren was very familiar with his 'penny' story.
He used that story as an example to show that to make a dollar, you have to start with a penny.
Warren accomplished many things in his life.
In the early seventies he sponsored the first pee wee football and baseball organization that continues on today.
He avidly supported the successful effort to start the Cabot High School baseball program.
Warren was also an accomplished pilot acquiring his private pilotís license in 1977.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra; his sons Keith and wife Cherie, Kent and wife Karen, Kevin and wife Karmen, one older sister, Mary Ann Mathis and a younger brother, Vandon Knight; 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Louise Knight and in-laws Luke and Louise Kelley.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the American Diabetes Association. Public viewing will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cabot Funeral Home.
His family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Cabot.