Obituaries

Patsy Farney

Patsy Farney, 71, of Atkins, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. She was born Feb. 13, 1946, daughter of the late Thomas Earl and Charlsteen Oglesby Ryals. Patsy loved her children beyond measure. At the end of...

Jalia Batson Lingle

Jalia Batson Lingle, 73, of Russellville died Monday, June 26, 2017, at her home. She was born January 21, 1944, in Russellville to Calvin Stirman and Evelyn Jo Bailey Batson.Jaygee. She was fondly remembered by family and friends, was past president and life member...

Ethel Athey

Ethel Mae Athey, 84, of Russellville, died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at UAMS in Little Rock. She was born Nov. 7, 1932, in Pope County, to Harmon and Euna Laffon Lemley. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a son, Richard Alon Athey. Survivors include...

Virgie Irene Beeson

Virgie Irene Beeson went to be with our Lord and Savior on June 20, 2017 at the age of 101. She was born August 11, 1915 in Atkins, Arkansas to George and Ethel Darter. She was the oldest of four children, brothers Henry Darter (Atkins, AK) and LB Darter (Van Buren,...

Susan Moore

Susan Moore, 53, of Hector, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at the River Valley Medical Center in Dardanelle. She was born Nov. 20, 1963, in Russellville, daughter of Jackie and Joan Brown Garrison. She was preceded in death by her father; her husband, Jerry Moore;...

Frances Williams

Frances "Peggy" Williams, 81, of Pottsville, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at her home. She was born May 13, 1936, in Stigler, Okla., the daughter of Carl and Betty (Norris) Stevens. Peggy attended the United Methodist Church in Pottsville and served as...

Brenda Gibbs

Brenda Gibbs, 66, of Atkins, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Salem Place in Conway. She was born March 23, 1951, in Little Rock, daughter of Polly and Marilyn Gean Gipson Boyce. She was preceded in death by her father; two brothers, Gary and James Boyce;...

Elmer Campbell

Elmer Campbell, 77, of Hector, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 18, Father͛s Day 2017, at his home with his family by his side. He was born April 14, 1940, in Vendor, Arkansas, one of sixteen children of the late Jay and Daisy Riddell Campbell. He was a loving...

Rickey Jay Bewley

Rickey Jay Bewley, 62, of Russellville, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017, at his home. He was born October 5, 1955, in Arizona, son of John Ellis Bewley, Jr. and Johnnie Mae Henderson Mearns. He was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother and...

Ralph Heavner, Jr.

Ralph Roosevelt “Bam Bam” Heavner, Jr., 50, of Byhalia, Miss., passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Van, Texas. He was born June 10, 1966, in Charlotte, NC, son of the late Ralph Roosevelt Heavner, Sr., and Julie Rainey Hill. He is survived by a brother, James...