Adam Neal O’Hare
Adam Neal O’Hare, 26, of Lubbock, TX, died Dec. 24, 2005.
He is survived by his parents, Richard and Julie Vlasak of Big Piney, WY; son, Ethan; brothers, Curtis O’Hare of Lonoke and Jon and Joey Vlasak of Calif.; grandparents Bob and Sue Mc-Donald; and great-grandmother Dollie Ruth McDonald.
Funeral services were held Dec. 29 at Boyd Funeral Home Chapel, with intermenty in Lonoke Cemetery.
Ruby Aline Turner
Ruby Aline Dixon Turner, 89, of Tichnor, died Dec. 25, 2005. She was a graduate of Gillett High School, a member of the Gillett Methodist Church.
She is survived by her sons, Bobby Turner, Tichnor, and Butch Turner, Cabot; daughter, Kay Susan Hollman, Cabot; sister, Aline Ellenberg, DeWitt; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Dec. 28 at Gillett Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Gillett Methodist Church Choir.
Joyce A. Beene
Joyce Alberta Beene, 74, of Cabot, died Dec. 30, 2005. She was a retired school teacher for the Pulaski County School District and a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Cabot.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmie L. Beene; son, James D. Beene of Cabot; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister, Carolyn Fiser of Alexander.
Funeral services were held Jan. 2 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home. Interment followed at Pleasant Valley Cemetery
Billy W. Burrow, Sr.
Billy W. Burrow, Sr., 53, of Cabot, died Dec. 29, 2005.
He is survived by his sons, Billy Burrow Jr. of Baton Rouge, LA, Kenneth Burrow of Oregon, Bryan Burrow of Cabot; brother, Patrick Carpenter of Little Rock; sister, Donna McKinzie of Pine Bluff; and one granddaughter.
Memorials may be made in Billy W. Burrow Sr.’s name to CARTI Foundation, P.O. Box 55011, Little Rock, Ark. 72215.
Funeral services were held Jan. 3 at North Little Rock Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial was in Rest Hills Memorial Park.
William Nathan Henderson, 76, of Cabot, died Jan. 1, 2006.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; daughter, Deborah; son, Kip; his children’s mother, Velma; and five stepdaughters.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wed., Jan. 4, with church visitation prior to service at the LDS Chapel in Jacksonville. Burial will follow at Griffin Leggett Rest Memorial Park, North Little Rock, Ark.
Memorial donations may be made to any charity.
Virginia R. Aldridge
Virginia Rose Aldridge, 80, of Heber Springs, died Jan. 1, 2006. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in Heber Springs, a member of the Home Extension Club and Garden Club.
She is survived by her husband, Walter Aldridge, of Heber Springs; daughters, Marilyn Pettit of Heber Springs, Vicki Lowe of Nashville, TN, and Luanne Birdsong of Searcy; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thurs., Jan. 5, at First Baptist Church in Heber Springs and burial will follow at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are by Olmstead Funeral Home, Inc.
Joe Kelly Hardin
Joe Kelly Hardin, 55, of Benton, died Dec. 26, 2005.
He practiced law for 25 years in Saline County, was a former prosecuting attorney and public defender.
Survivors include his wife, Kim Hardin; son, Hunter Hardin; daughter, Shelby Hardin all of Benton; brother, Gary Hardin of Ward; sisters, Pam Bennett and Laurie Watts both of Benton.
Funeral services were held Dec. 30 at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel with burial at New Rosemont Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Alcohol Anonymous and to the First Baptist Church of Benton Building Fund.
Joseph B. Norbury
Joseph B. Norbury, 76, of Washington, D.C., died March 5, 2004.
He served with the U.S. Army in Germany. His overseas posts included Quito, Equador; Brussels, Belgium; Santiago, Chile; Poznan, Poland; Vienna, Austria and Moscow. He held positions at the State Department in Washington, D.C. and one tour at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Manhattan. After retiring from the Foreign Service, he taught Russian language at St. Alban’s School for Boys in Washington, D.C.
Servivors are his wife, Marthe Michiels Norbury of Washington, D.C.; children, Julie Webber of Herndon, Va. and Andrew Joseph Norbury of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Madelon McDonald of Annapolis, Md. and a stepbrother, Dick Bransford of Lonoke.
Memorial contributions may be sent in his name to the American Academy of Neurology Foundation, 1080 Montreal Ave., St. Paul, Minn. 551166.
Cecil Leo Dixon
Cecil Leo Dixon, 83, of Greenwood, died Tuesday, March 23, 2004.
He was a World War II Army Tech Sergeant serving with the 79th Airdrome Squadron, and retired from Fort Roots VA Hospital as an x-ray technician.
Funeral was Friday at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with graveside service and intermenty at Old Austin Cemetery, Old Austin.
He is survived by his wife, Kathrine Dixon of the home; two daughters, Virginia Brown and Shirley Walters both of Greenwood; one sister, Pauline McCall of Ward; three granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren.
Mark Freeman Kerr
Mark Freeman Kerr, 46, of Fort Smith died March 25, 2004.
He was manager of Davis Furniture Store, and was born in Cabot.
Survivors are a son, Joshua Kerr of Fort Smith; a daughter, Lanie Kerr of Little Rock; and a brother, Gary Kerr of Dallas.
Funeral was March 29 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in Mt. Carmel Cemetery
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 909 W. 2nd St., Little Rock, 72201.
Michael E. Murphy
Michael E. (Mike) Murphy, 65, of Rison died March 26, 2004.
He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Pine Bluff.
Survivors are his wife, Avie; children, Elizabeth Graff, Brenda Harte of Jacksonville, and Michael Murphy Jr. of Stockbridge, Ga.; eight grandchildren; a brother, Ralph Murphy of Cabot; sisters, Murene Baldwin of Little Rock, Virene Sassek of Des Moines, Iowa and Louise Rea of Houston, Texas.
Funeral was March 30 at Roller-Drummond Southwest Chapel, with entombment at Forest Hills Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the First Assembly of God Church, 1002 Ridgeway Rd., Pine Bluff, 71603.
George R. Jensen
George Robert Jensen Jr., 56, of Cabot died March 31, 2004. He is survived by his wife Linda Jensen of Cabot. Funeral services were in Dunlap, Tenn.
Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.
Benjamin R. Borland
Benjamin Ray Borland, 82, born May 2, 1921 died April 2, 2004 in Cabot, Arkansas, where he lived for 20 years. Benjamin was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Cabot. He was preceded in death by parents Ralph and Mae Borland, in-laws Marshall and Bessie Ford; and sister Ruth Borland. Survivors include wife Peggy Borland of Cabot; sons Jerry Borland of Woodson, AR; Jim Borland of Flushing, MI; Larry Borland of Knoxville, TN; sister Violet Hake of Homer City, PA; nieces Fran Jennings and Linda Campbell of Homer City, PA; 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and many cousins and friends. Benjamin was a lifetime member of the VFW #10442 and a 50 year member of Carpenters Brotherhood.
Visitation was Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at Cabot Funeral Home. Funeral service was 10 a.m. Monday, April 5 at Victory Baptist Church in Cabot with intermenty at the Woodman Cemetery
in McCrory, AR at 1 p.m. with Brother Ben Leonard officiating. Arrangements by Cabot Funeral Home.