October 17th, 2014
Sandi Holder, age 53, of Malvern passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at UAMS. She was born August 7, 1961, in Batesville, Arkansas the daughter of Isaac and Tressie Barksdale Coots. Sandi was of the Missionary Baptist faith. She is preceded in death by her father, Isaac Coots; brother, Jack Coots and sister, Peggy Gould.
Visitation will be Sunday, October 19 from 2:00-4:00pm at Regency Funeral Home.
Annie Mae Bishop, age 95 of Malvern, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 in the local hospital. She was born on November 22, 1918 in Ouachita, Arkansas to the late Isaac Yates Dickinson and Minnie Maybell Posey Dickinson.
Her funeral will be at two oâ€™clock Monday afternoon, October 20, 2014 in the sanctuary of Second Baptist Church with Brother Edgar Sutton officiating and under the direction of J. A. Funk Funeral Home. A visitation will precede the service, beginning at one oâ€™clock. Interment will be in Shadowlawn Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent via jafunkfuneralhome.com.
Arthur Denny Corley, 67, of Benton passed away Oct. 16, 2014. He was born Aug. 16, 1947 in Malvern.
A private family memorial service will be held later. Arrangements are by Ashby Funeral Home.
Tommy Watts, age 59, of Malvern, passed away this morning, October 16, 2014,
Keith Kerr, 41, of Webster, Texas, died Sunday, October 12, 2014.
Lilly Olivia Longstreth, infant daughter of Ashley Bright and Richard Z. Longstreth was born October 7, 2014
VIDEO: SEC Commissioner Mike Slive To Retire In 2015
At a Tuesday press conference, Mike Slive announced that he will step down as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, effective July 31, 2015. Slive is the SECâ€™s seventh commissioner and has held the position since 2002, yet he told SECSports.com that recent health concerns have made him reevaluate his priorities. Slive said, â€śI have been blessed in more ways than I can count and I will have as much passion for this job on my last day as I did on my first."
Mr. Floyd W. Songer, age 87, of Malvern, died Monday, October 13, 2014
Gina Nikkol Thomason, 31, of Malvern, passed away on October 9, 2014 in El Reno, OK. She was born December 28, 1982 to Teresa (Sturdivant) Thomason Carroll and Basil Allen Thomason.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday October 14, 2014 at Atkinson Funeral Home Chapel from 5:00 until 7:00 pm. Services will be held on Wednesday October 15, 2014 at Atkinson Chapel at 11:00 am with Bro. Andrew Goodwin officiating.
Interment will follow the service at South Fork Cemetery in Gurdon, AR.
Ricky Schales, age 63, of New DeRoche passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014