Obituaries

Gladys Hefner
Gladys Holland Hefner of Beebe died Jan. 31. She was born Feb. 16, 1923, to Charlie and Alice Holland in Wattensaw. She was retired from the State of Arkansas. Gladys was a member of Antioch Union Church. She is survived by two daughters, Kathy Gann of Beebe and Carol and husband Pete Martin of Olathe, Kan.; two grandchildren, Krystal McCoy of Beebe, James Gann with the U.S. Marine Corps in Okinawa; one step-grandson, Andy Martin of Fayetteville; one great-granddaughter, Kayleigh McCoy of Beebe; and one sister, Hazel Campbell of Beebe. Visitation will begin noon Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe, with family receiving guests from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, at Antioch Union Church, with burial in Hickory Plains Cemetery.

Ponti Vance
Ponti David Vance, 50, of McRae died Jan. 30. He retired from Bruce Oakley and served in the Army National Guard. He is survived by two daughters, Tresa Phillips and Yvonne Peterson, both of Beebe; five grandchildren; three brothers, J. C. Vance of Little Rock, Preston Vance of Beebe and Curtis Vance of Texas; and one sister, Carolyn Patton of Pennsylvania. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, Beebe.

Everett Davis
Everett Davis, 87, of Beebe passed away Jan. 29. He was a member of the Beebe First United Methodist Church. Everett was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Ollie Davis; four brothers and one daughter, Becky. Survivors include his wife of fifty-eight years, Frances Davis; one son Ronnie Davis and one brother Leo and wife Louise Davis of Pocahontas. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Westbrook Funeral Home, with burial in Beebe Cemetery.

Louise Henderson
Louise Harper Temple Henderson, 80, passed away on Jan. 30 having been born at Keo on Feb. 17, 1924, to Dock and Ethel Adams Harper. She was the widow of W.D. Temple and J. Seldon Henderson. Louise was a wonderful mother, a fantastic grandmother, a devoted wife, a loving sister, a good friend and a devout Christian. Survivors include two children, Linda Acrey of Lonoke and Jim Temple of Stuttgart; two grandchildren, Cash Acrey of Fayetteville and Carrie Acrey of Lonoke; two sisters, Betty Jo Bullock of Pine Bluff and Margaret Ann Fread of Bonita, Louisiana as well as many friends and extended family. A celebration of Louise's life will be at at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lonoke Baptist Church with burial at Mulberry Cemetery, near England. Memorials may be made to Lonoke County Museum or Lonoke Baptist Church.

Leontine 'Dew' Holloway
Leontine "Dew" Holloway, 82, of Griffithville, died Jan. 28. She was a homemaker and a member of White Oak Missionary Baptist Church. She is survived by four sons, Tommy Holloway of Magnolia, Texas, Larry Holloway of Chillicothe, Ill., Keith Holloway of Mont Belview, Texas and Randy Holloway of Lufkin, Texas; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; two brothers, Thomas Dew of Texarkana, Texas and Bruce Dew of Draper, Virginia; four sisters, Laura Cooley of Dalzell, Ill., Taffy Peel of Little Rock; Shirley Kendall of Pekin, Ill., and Sammie Reynolds of Knoxville, Tenn.. She was preceded in death by her husband, "Happy" Holloway. Funeral services were held Tuesday at White Oak Missionary Baptist Church in Griffithville, with burial in Welcome Home Cemetery.