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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

OBITUARIES >> 1-24-07


Capt. Daryl Mutton, 47, of Cabot passed away Jan. 19. He was a member of the North Pulaski Fire Department since 1987.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn Mutton; two sons, Russ and Kenny; two daughters, Crystal and Michelle; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Sam and Doug. Family wishes to ex-press a special thanks to all the people at the North Pulaski Volunteer Fire Dept.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Life Tabernacle. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are by North Little Rock Funeral Home.


Mabel Ketchum Watson, 87, died on Jan. 21. She was born to the late Carroll and Audrey Ketchum on Feb. 11, 1919.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Lynn Watson and three brothers, Hoyt, Jab, and J.B. and wife Bee Ketchum.
Mabel was a Christian and a member of the Palm Street Church of Christ. She is survived by two sons, Larry Watson and wife Connie of Wichita, Kan., and Jerry Watson of Reno, Nev.; two daughters, Bobbie McKinley and husband Larry of Wichita, and Marty Hirsch Heider and husband Glenn of Lonoke; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was a devoted and loving Mama to her four children and will be greatly missed. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the Palm Street Church of Christ with burial following in Lonoke Cemetery. Funeral arrangements by Boyd Funeral Home in Lonoke.


Patricia Louise Schwartz Owens, 62, of Sherwood died Jan. 17. She was born Jan. 29, 1944, at Wichita, Kan., to M. Eberhardt Schwartz and Mary Teresa Sparks Schwartz. She had a strong Catholic faith. She was predeceased by her parents; her brother, Harry J. Schwartz and a sister, Janie Becker. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, John Owens; her son, Chris Owens and wife Karen of Little Rock; her sister, Phyllis Londino of Fort Smith; two dearly loved nieces, one nephew and their seven children.

Funeral services were Jan. 23 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Little Rock with burial in Beebe Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were by Westbrooke Funeral Home in Beebe.


Lonnie Kennedy Jr., USAF retired, 68, of Cabot passed away Jan. 15, in Jacksonville. He is survived by his wife, Barbara L. Kennedy of Cabot; two daughters, Alicia McCollom of Sumter, S.C., and Lori Williams of Russellville; two sons, Steve Kennedy of Sumter, S.C., and Lonnie Kennedy III of Beulaville NC; four sisters, Novella Bell of Wilson, N.C., Prandy Chamblee of Raleigh NC, Frances Tyndall and Phoebe Foy both of Kingston, N.C.; one brother, Bill Kennedy of New Orleans, LA and 11 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Alan Kennedy. Funeral services were Jan. 18 in Beulaville, N.C., with burial in East Duplin Memorial Gardens in Beulaville. Funeral arrangements were by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.