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Tuesday, March 15, 2005

OBITUARIES>> March 16, 2005

Derek Balog
Derek Richard Balog, 26, of Cabot, died March 10 at Rebsamen Medical Center in Jacksonville following a car accident.

He was born Sept. 2, 1978, in Jacksonville. Derek graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1996.

He was a senior at University of Arkansas Little Rock. He was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity at the University of Central Arkansas. Derek was a member of “The Contigencies” band.

On Sept. 18, 2004, he married Jennifer Bylthe in Jacksonville. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Gary B. Long; grandmother, Nanie Armstrong and a great-grandmother, Silva Underwood.

Survivors include his wife, Jennifer of the home; parents, Robert and Kathy Armstrong of Cleveland, Texas; sister, Cheryl Long of Cleveland, Texas; mother and father-in-law, Melody and Tony Blythe of Cabot; grandparents, Sylvia and Billy Williams of Cabot, Jeanette and Raymond Kurka of Oregon; grandfather, Richard Balog of Cleveland, Ohio; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Daniel and Holly Blythe of Cabot, Michael and Christen Blythe of Conway and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services were conducted Monday at Victory Baptist Church in Cabot. Bro. Ben Leonard and Pastor Mark Eisold officiated. Interment was at Sumner Cemetery in Cabot.
Arrangements were by Moore’s Cabot Funeral Home.

Sharon Kay Campbell
Sharon Kay Campbell, 42, of El Paso, went to be with the Lord March 12.

She was born Oct. 20, 1962. She was a member of Charity Baptist Church in Cabot and worked for Wal-Mart in Cabot. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Lee Tozer and Richard Eugene Campbell; and her niece, Brittany Dawn Campbell.

Sharon is survived by three brothers, Royce and Mary Campbell of California, Tony Campbell, and Ronnie and Vallerie Campbell of El Paso; her grandmother, Annie Tozer of Beebe; two nephews and one niece, Ryan Eugene Campbell, Jeffery Allen and Kellie Campbell, and Michelle Renee Campbell.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Antioch Cemetery.