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Lonnie Billings, age 63 of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away, Friday, March 27, 2015

March 29, 2015 - 7:56pm -- cg.harding@hotm...

Lonnie Billings, age 63 of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away, Friday, March 27, 2015 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born November 9, 1951 in Carlisle, Arkansas to the late Acie and Mamie Tipton Billings. He was a retired Truck driver and was of the Pentecostal Faith.
He dearly loved riding his motorcycle, spending time at Road Mart visiting with his friends and telling stories. Most of all he loved his family especially his pride and joy, Jesus Hernandez. He was preceded in death by his parents as well as his wife Georgeann Billings.

Mary V. Schooley, age 88 of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away, Friday, March 27, 2015

March 29, 2015 - 7:48pm -- cg.harding@hotm...

Mary V. Schooley, age 88 of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away, Friday, March 27, 2015 in Fort Smith. She was born March 31, 1926 in Nashville, Arkansas to the late William Luther and Mary Virginia Ramage Aylett. She was a homemaker and a member of the Central Baptist Church in Mineral Springs. Mary loved sewing, working in her garden, cooking, especially making her famous fudge, and she also loved to go deer hunting.

Mackenzie Cheyanne Howard of Nashville, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015

March 27, 2015 - 4:15pm -- dsharwell

Mackenzie Cheyanne Howard of Nashville, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She was born on December 16, 1999 at Wadley Hospital in Texarkana, Texas, the daughter of Rhonda Goss-Howard and David C. Howard.

Mackenzie attended Nashville High School, where she was a proud Scrapper.  Mack impacted many lives with her infectious smile and her bigger than life personality.

Connie Wilmoth, 87, of Mineral Springs, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday March 26, 2015

March 27, 2015 - 2:51pm -- dsharwell

Connie Wilmoth, 87, of Mineral Springs, Arkansas, passed away on Thursday March 26, 2015 in Bryant, Arkansas. She was born on January 8, 1928 in Nathan, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Horace H. and Vivian (Henderson) White.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband and the father of her children, Jack P. Floyd; her second husband, M.H. Wilmoth, M.D.; and one brother, Jack Wesley White.

Mr. Harold Crocker Sr., age 79, of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015

March 25, 2015 - 12:41pm -- cg.harding@hotm...

Mr. Harold Crocker Sr., age 79, of Hope, Arkansas, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015 at his home. He was born January 12, 1936, in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, to the late Tommie Crocker and Hattie Mae Greason. He attended the Rafter J Cowboy Church. He was a retired truck driver who was dedicated to his work. Mr. Crocker was a devoted family man and also loved to play music on his guitar. Mr. Crocker is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Betty J. Crocker, and one sister, Edith Lingo Anderson.

Howard Dems to hold fund raiser next month

The group discussed the need to remain engaged with the state legislature and to oppose items like the recently withdrawn House Bill 1733, which would have removed local control of financially and academically troubled schools and turned them over to private organizations to operate. It was withdrawn by its sponsor, Rep. Bruce Cozart, of Hot Springs, in the House Education Committee.
Members also talked about the need for the group to remain active locally, both by contributing to the community and letting local elected officials know that their work is appreciated.

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