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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

OBITUARIES >> 09-06-06


Michael “Scott” Faith, 38, of North Little Rock, formerly of Beebe, went to be with the Lord, on Sept. 2. He was a graduate of Beebe High School, a master plumber, and a friend of Bill W.

He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Nelson and Brenda (Goff) Haley, of North Little Rock; his father, Mike Faith of Beebe; two daughters, Michaela Rene and Sarah Elizabeth Faith of Little Rock; a brother, Matt Faith and wife Anna of Beebe; and niece Lauren Ellison of Beebe.

Scott is preceded in death by his grandparents, Thomas Eugene Faith, Romie and Nell Goff. Memorials may be made to the Wolf St. Foundation at 120 Wolf St., Little Rock.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Bible Church, One E. 52nd Place, North Little Rock.


Robert Nelson Bradwell, 72, of Jacksonville passed away Sept. 1 in North Little Rock.
He was born March 24, 1934 to the late Edward and Winifred Nelson Bradwell in Garner, Iowa. Robert was also preceded in death by one sister, Kristina Beth Claude.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Jacksonville, Lion’s Club, Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge and the Snowmobile Club of Iowa.

Survivors include his wife Marrian, of the home; two daughters, Linsley Bradwell and Jodi Black and her husband Lance, all of Jacksonville; one sister, Nancy Housh and her husband Raymond of Red Oak, Iowa; one grandchild, Makenzi Black; and a loving companion, “Lil’ Bit.”

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home Cha-pel, 1504 J.P. Wright Loop Road, Jacksonville, with Dr. Carol Goddard officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
Funeral arrangements are under direction of Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.


Harold Lyndle Lackie passed away Sept. 3. He was born Nov. 21, 1929 to the late William Richard and Lena Tucker Lackie. He was preceded in death by three sisters, Kathleen Bryan, Daisy Stricklin, and Nora Finch, along with two brothers, Don Lackie and William Lackie, Jr.

Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Emma Jean Jackson Lackie of Lonoke; his children, Richard Lee Lackie of Gravette, Lelah Jo Sawyer (John) of Lonoke, and Lynn Franklin Lackie of Hot Springs; grandchildren, William Lee Lackie and Robert Newton Parker, III; great-granddaughter, Hayden Elizabeth Parker; sisters, Thelma Welch and Rosa Nan Estell; brother, Ray Lackie, and a host of nieces and nephews. Lyndle graduated from Lonoke High School in 1948 and served in the 1st Marine Division in the Korean War.

He was a State Farm insurance agent in Lonoke for 31 years. He was a life-long member of the Lonoke Baptist Church and served as deacon for 40 years. He was also a 32nd degree Mason and served as a past worshipful master of the Lonoke Masonic Lodge.
He enjoyed membership with The Chosen Few, the Marine Fraternity of Honor.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Lonoke Baptist Church with burial at Lonoke Cemetery. The family requests any memorials be made to the Lonoke Baptist Church Building Fund.


Alma Harrison, 87, of Milling-ton, Tenn., formerly of McRae, died Sept. 1.
She was preceded in death by her husband, W. C. Harrison; her parents, Lonnie and Annie Pace, and her siblings. She is survived by two daughters, Peggy Sanders of Higden and Ruth Turner of Elgin, Texas; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held Sept. 4 at Antioch Cemetery, by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe.


Joe Weatherly, Jr., 72, of Austin, was born July 23, 1934, in Romance, to Joe Henry and Mattie Stracener Weatherly. He died Sept. 2. He was a member of Woodrow Church of Christ and owner and operator of Pappy Joe’s Signs.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances, his parents and his brother, Willis Weatherly. He is survived by four sons, Don Weatherly, Ron Weatherly, Rusty Liles and Michael Weatherly; three daughters, Barbara Petrick, Shirley Harris and Lila Healy; 15 grandchildren; five brothers; five sisters and his companion, Velma Cunningham. Graveside services were held Sept. 3 at Sixteenth Section Cemetery, by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe.

Wesley Kemp

Wesley Kemp, age 55, died Aug. 31. He was an Army Veteran and was with law enforcement for many years.

Preceding him in death are his parents, Wesley M. Kemp, Sr., and Lora Jones Vaughn; brothers, Daryl Wayne, Thomas and Buford Kemp; and one granddaughter, Haven Leigh Dyer-Kemp.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Delois Kemp; children, Billy Wayne Kemp of Missouri, Wesley M. Kemp III, Tonya Ballou and Gail Hobby, all of Jacksonville, and Deanna Martinez of Lonoke; siblings, Chester Vaughn of Rogers, Terry Vaughn of Harrison, Treasa Cummins of Missouri and Tony Vaughn of Canada, and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sept. 5 at Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke. Burial followed in Concord Cemetery.


Harry E. Holt, 75, of Jacksonville passed away Aug. 28. He was preceded in death by his parents, Coy and Naomi Holt.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Opal Holt of Jacksonville; two sons, Neil and Travis Holt, both of Jacksonville; one grandson and one granddaughter; brother, Ross Holt and wife, JoAnn, of Jacksonville; two sisters, Sue DeLao of Sherwood and Jane Brown and husband, Jim, of Jacksonville.

Graveside services were held Aug. 31 at Bethel Methodist Cemetery.