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Archive for the ‘In memory’ Category

Elvin Bates, “Drew County’s Oldest WWII Veteran Dies At Age 99

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Mr. Elvin Bates, age 99 (he would’ve turned 100 in December) died at his home, Saturday, after a month long battle with pneumonia.

A 2016 MLive article describing many of Mr. Bates memories is included below.
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1 Year Memorial Service for Deputy Tim Braden, Friday at 6 PM

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Tim BradenCandle in memoryOn August 24, 2017, the Drew County Sheriff’s Office and the Drew County community suffered the loss of Deputy Tim Braden. Deputy Braden lost his life in the line of duty in a vehicle accident.

On Friday, August 24, 2018, the one-year anniversary of Deputy Braden’s ultimate sacrifice, there will be a memorial ceremony at 6 p.m. on the steps of the Drew County Courthouse, according To Drew County Sheriff Mark Gober. (more…)

W J McKiever Dies Tuesday

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

W J McKiever
W J McKiever passed away, yesterday.

W.J. was known by almost everyone in town, due to his role as a local pharmacist for decades and his involvement with the City Council and Quorum Court.

“He enjoyed cutting horses and politics.”

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Obituary & Service Times for Shay Gillespie

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Shay GillespieRev. Shay Gillespie’s obituary is posted at the link.

Funeral service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 312 E. Oakland Street;  Burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery. Repast will be held at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation 6:30 – 8:00pm Friday evening at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. Services entrusted to Paradise Funeral Home of Monticello.

Remembering a Friend – KHBM Listeners Tribute to Bro. Larry Doggett – Video Slideshow

Friday, July 7th, 2017

MLive would like to take this opportunity, to remember a friend of many local residents.

Bro. Larry Doggett went to be with the Lord  on the Saturday after July 4, 2014.

Bro. Larry is remembered as the morning DJ at KHBM, Pastor of life Church, a school bus driver for Monticello School District, the chaplain for the local jail, and president of the Drew County Ministerial Alliance.

On the  following Monday, KHBM Radio 93.7 held a special community call-in show, Monday morning, where listeners were invited to call and share their memories of and tributes to Bro. Larry Doggett.

This video includes the calls from that program, along with several photos Bro. Larry, “the Round Mound of Sound.”

SERVICES FOR UAM STUDENT FINALIZED

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

imageFuneral and memorial arrangements have been finalized for Idong Okon, a University of Arkansas at Monticello football player who passed away at midnight on Sunday, December 6 after suffering an asthma attack. He was 21 years old.

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In Memory of P. Q. Gardner

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

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Paul Quinton (PQ) Gardner, a businessman, former educator, World War II veteran, and lifelong resident of Drew County, age 91 died September 15, 2015, at his home in Monticello, Arkansas.

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New “Monticello Flag” Flying at Half-Mast, Honoring Passing of Local Law Men

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

imageThe new “Monticello flag” at City Hall is flying at half-mast, due to the recent deaths of two local law enforcement officers, who served the city of Monticello.  (more…)

In Memory, Tommy Matthews

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

imageMonticello and Drew County lost a dear friend and longtime resident this past Saturday. In fact he was the kind of man who symbolized the spirit of our people. That humble, kind, generous, loving man was Tommy Matthews. Many of you will remember him as the principal of W. C. Whaley Elementary School on North Main for 23 years.

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In Memory of a Friend

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Mrs. Betty, as an employee of Guesthouse and Greystone Manor, touched many lives. 

She was a friend of the residents in that facility, and an important part of the families of those residents.

Like many other people in the caretaking field, Mrs. Betty never new how many people’s lives she touched.

Remembering………

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Some local flags, like the large flag at HWY 425 and 278, are being flown at half staff, in memory of Friday’s school shooting in Newtown, CT, that took the lives of 20 children and 6 adults.

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