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Monday, September 10, 2007

OBITUARIES >> 09-08-07

John Delp

John Matthew Delp, 20, of Cabot passed away Sept. 1.

He was born May 15, 1987 in Little Rock.

He is survived by his mother, Terri Torres of North Little Rock; one sister, Shantell Elaine Buckner and husband Chad; two nephews, Christopher and Gavin and one niece, Katherine, all of Austin; grandparents, Max and Margaret Pruett of Cabot; great-grandmothers, Betty Pruett and Lorriett Mitchell; aunts, Kerri, Sherri, Eva, Judy, Pat, Wanda, Rhonda, Belinda; uncles, Michael, John, Butch, Mick, Jack, Charles, Herkey, Sonny, Skip; along with numerous cousins, loved ones and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Victory Baptist Church in Cabot. Funeral arrangement will be by Thomas Funeral Service.


Brenda Uribe

Brenda Joyce Uribe, 62, of Beebe lost a long battle with cancer Sept. 5, and has gone to be with her Lord. She was born in Pangburn to Homer and Eva Williams on July 25, 1945.

She is survived by two sons, Tony Brandon and wife Kathy, Scott Brandon; four grandchildren, Heather, Justin, Chris and Dakota, all of Beebe; four sisters, Myrtle Casey, Louise Houston, Sarah Shaw and Nancy Bellinger and two brothers, Nathan and Reed Williams.

Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 at the home of Tony and Kathy Brandon, 121 Sandy Ford Road, Beebe. Cremation arrangements will be by Westbrook Funeral Home of Beebe.


Lillie Barrett

Lillie Frances Barrett, 88, of Cabot passed away Sept. 5.

She was a registered nurse in the Army during the Second World War and served in Italy and Africa. She retired from Ft.Roots Veterans Administration after 16 years of service.

She is survived by three sons, J. Philip Barrett of North Little Rock, Harry D. Barrett and wife B.J., of Cabot and Robert “Bob” L. Barrett of Maumelle; daughter, Linda Barrett Hrynyk of Cabot; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

She was recently preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jim Barrett.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice, 5600 W. 12th Street, Little Rock, AR, 72204 or St. Jude’s Catholic Church, 2403 McArthur Drive, Jacksonville, AR, 72076. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10 at St. Jude’s Catholic Church. Entombment will be in Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9 at St. Jude’s Catholic Church with the Rosary to follow at 7 p.m.

Funeral arrangements will be by North Little Rock Funeral Home.


George Binderim

George F. Binderim, 84, of Cabot lost his battle with cancer but won the war against Satan Sept. 6.

He was born Jan. 3, 1923 in Oklahoma City, Okla., to the late George and Miriam Matthews Binderim.

He was a member of Cabot Church of Christ. His passion was helping the needy. In 1989, his dream was realized when he established “Friends House” at his church where five days a week a hot meal is provided. He was awarded the 2004 Citizen of the Year by the Cabot Chamber of Commerce and on Jan. 30, 2005. The Mayor signed a proclamation making that day “Binderim Day.”

In June 2005, KARK awarded him a Community Service award and a year later, a Certificate of Recognition. In February 2007 he was recognized by Legislative Proclamation presented by Representative Susan Shulte and recognized for Random Acts of Kindness by Mayor Eddie Joe Williams. In April of this year he was given a certificate of appreciation for all his work by the Cabot Church of Christ.

He is survived by his wife Marian Binderim; three children, Yvonne Hill and husband James of Carlisle, Kay Jensen and husband Al of Jacksonville, and Karl Binderim of Jacksonville; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10 at the Cabot Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Arkansas State Veterans’ Cemetery in North Little Rock.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Friends House at Cabot Church of Christ.


Herbert Colvert

Herbert Colvert, Jr., 70, of Jacksonville entered the gates of heaven Tuesday, Sept. 4.

He was born Nov. 18, 1936, in Kilgore, Texas to the late Herbert L. Colvert, Sr. and Theola Colvert.

He attended Jacksonville High School, was a member of First Baptist Church of Jacksonville and was a Mason with the Cabot Mason Lodge. He was in the Air Force in his younger years and was a switch operator for GTE until he retired.

After his military service, he played semi-pro football. He was an owner-trainer of thoroughbred race horses and was an avid sportsman and hunting enthusiast and he enjoyed working with the youth of Jacksonville.

He was preceded in death by a daughter Kay Ruelle of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Patsy Mae Colvert; brother, Frankie Colvert and wife Veronica of Texas; brother, Larry Colvert and wife Sissy of Jacksonville; sons, Herbert Morgan Colvert and wife Kelley of Lonoke, John Daniel of Canada; daughters, Sarah Williams of Benton, Johnna Yates and husband Bill of Cabot, Sylvia Jones and husband Chris of Texas; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

The Colvert family would like to thank the many blessed people at the Veterans Administration — Arkansas Hospice facility in North Little Rock.

A graveside service was held Sept. 7 at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Jacksonville. Funeral arrangements were by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home.