Did you know the New Testament of the Bible consists of 260 chapters, divided into 7,959 verses or roughly 184,600 words. This might change slightly depending on the version. No matter what, it’s a mouthful. Grace Bible Church of Silver Lake recently conducted a 24-Hour Bible Read-a-Thon. It started with...
William Bond "Bill" Foster, age 74, of Pea Ridge died Monday, September 20, 2021 at Circle of Life Hospice House located in Springdale. He was born December 3, 1946 in Durham, N.C., the son of Esther May Bond and Arthur Archibald Foster. Bill was a Vietnam veteran and a retired...
Tyler Morning Telegraph
TYLER — Holiday Henry Hayley, Jr., 85, of Tyler, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 in Tyler, Texas and is now at home with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Services will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2:30 PM at the Stewart Family Funeral Home in Tyler with Rev. Scott Gorbett and Rev. Larry Wickham officiating. There will be a graveside service immediately following at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at Stewart Family Funeral Home on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
News Channel Nebraska
Emily M. Betka, 95, of Beatrice died on Monday, September 20, 2021 at her home. She was born on July 1, 1926 to Albert and Antonie Novak on the family farm near Milligan. The youngest of eight children, she attended school at District 48, in Saline County and graduated from Milligan High School in 1943. She attended nurses training at St. Elizabeth's Hospital through the United States Cadet Nurse Corp. She met Linus R. Betka shortly before graduating from high school and they were married December 22, 1945 in Geneva. They lived on a farm near Geneva for ten years. During this time their son, Raymond Lynn, and daughter, Jacquelene Jean, were born. In 1956 they moved to Beatrice and Emily was busy with her children's activities, including Girl Scout leadership and involvement at Centenary United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Gideons Auxiliary. She and Linus became charter members of Christ Community Church in 1985. In 1966 she became office manager for their Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Agency. She worked in that capacity for nearly 33 years until April 15, 1998, when Linus passed away. Emily enjoyed raising flowers, having a vegetable garden, motor home traveling, and fishing with Linus.
David C. Keller, 82, of Palmyra and formerly of Hershey passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. Born January 10, 1939 in Bachmanville, he was a son of the late David A. and Mary E. (Brown) Keller and also preceded in death by his beloved Aunt Elva Keller and brothers Elwood Dohner and Roy Keller.
Joan E. Musser, 80, formerly of New Providence, died at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community Saturday, September 18
Joan E. Musser, 80, formerly of New Providence, entered into rest on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community. Born in Smithville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence B. and Violet V. (Morrison) Albin. She was the loving wife of Cornelius “Neal” Musser for over...
Roger D. Richard, 54, of Westhope, Ohio, died unexpectedly on Sept. 12, 2021, at his residence. He was born Feb. 14, 1967, in Bowling Green, Ohio, to the late Paul “Pinky” and Marilyn (Shively) Richard. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Craig Richard. He is survived by...
Roger D. Richard, 54, of Westhope, Ohio died unexpectedly on September 12, 2021 at his residence. He was born February 14th, 1967 in Bowling Green, Ohio to the late Paul “Pinky” and Marilyn (Shively) Richard. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Craig Richard. He is survived by...
David C. Keller, 82, of Palmyra and formerly of Hershey passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021. Born January 10, 1939, in Bachmanville, he was a son of the late David A. and Mary E. (Brown) Keller and also preceded in death by his beloved Aunt Elva Keller and brothers Elwood Dohner and Roy Keller. A man of strong faith, David was a member of North Annville Bible Church and Gideons International and a retired Prudential Insurance Agent. He bowled in the Palmyra Senior League, enjoyed playing golf and watching sports, but his greatest joy was his grandchildren.
The funeral services celebrating and honoring the life of Ralph Krehbiel, 70, of Enid, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Friday September 24, 2021, in the Crosspoint Church (formally Enid Mennonite Brethren) with Pastor Asher Griffin officiating. Burial will follow in the Mennonite Brethren graveyard. Services are under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
David Earl Kent, 76, of Ripley, died on September 19, 2021 at North Mississippi Medical Center. David was born on March 14, 1945, in Ripley, Mississippi, to Earl Murray Kent and Willard Linville Davis Kent. He attended Palmer School and graduated from Blue Mountain High School in 1962. He then attended Northeast Mississippi Junior College for 2 years. Entering the United States Air Force in 1966, David served as an aerospace ground equipment technician with the 727th Tactical Control Squadron until 1970, then transferring to the United States Air Force Reserves. While serving, he achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and was honorably discharged in 1972. During his service to his country, he married his sweetheart, Martha Anne Paul, on August 17, 1968. Returning to civilian life, David worked for Futorian Furniture, Benchcraft, and Ashley Furniture until his retirement. He was appointed to the local board of the Selective Service System where he served for more than 15 years. David attended Palmer Baptist Church his entire life and served as a deacon for many years. He was also a member of Gideons International. David is preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Alex Callum Rhodes. He is survived by his wife Martha; two daughters, Jennifer Faye Rhodes (Jon) and Dr. Christina Kent Nunnally (Miles), and a grandson, James David Nunnally II. The family would like to thank the staff of Tippah County Hospital and North Mississippi Medical Center for their exceptional, compassionate care during this difficult time. Services will be at Palmer Baptist Church on Wednesday, September 22 at 1 p.m. with Brother Don Wilson and Brother Richie Hatcher officiating. Graveside service will follow. Pallbearers will be Barry Hobson, Larry Hobson, A. J. Dupre, Josh Locke, Ben Reeves, Will Gossett. Honorary pallbearers will be John Edd Brotherton, Larry Elder, Noel Jackson, and Charles Bryant. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the Palmer Baptist Church note in the memory of David Kent. Arrangements by: McBride Funeral Home, Ripley, MS www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.
Ersell William Alderman, 85, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021 at his home in Dublin. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Max Creek Baptist Church. He was a retired supervisor with Giffin Pipe. Ersell was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee and Pearl Ethel Alderman; and daughter, April.
Joan E. Musser, 80, formerly of New Providence, entered into rest on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Quarryville Presby-terian Retirement Community. Born in Smithville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence B. and Violet V. (Morrison) Albin. She was the loving wife of Cornelius "Neal" Musser for over 58 years.
Jeanette Julianna Miller, 83, of Mount Jackson, passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, at her home. The service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Dellinger Funeral Homes, Mount Jackson. The Rev. William Zirk will officiate. Burial will follow in Walker’s Chapel Church of the Brethren Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The family wishes that all who attend follow COVID protocol.
ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Helen Miller Funk, formerly of Hartford, Kentucky, departed this earthly world Sept. 3, 2021, in Englewood. She was born on Nov. 18, 1921, to the late James Thomas and Lelia Linton Duncan Miller of Daviess County, Kentucky. Helen was a homemaker for several years and then she...
Muncy -- Gerald Edmond Reese, 80, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 at Halifax Health Hospice of Orange City. Born Aug. 25, 1941, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Edmond Jefferson and Margaret Florence (Iseley) Reese. He married Sharon Kay Hauck on June 27, 1970, with whom he shared a life for 51 years.
Baker City Herald
Edison William Bowman, 79, was called to his eternal home on Sept. 16, 2021, at Richland after succumbing to cancer. His graveside memorial service will be Friday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. at Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. Following the service, friends are invited to join the family for a potluck lunch at the Richland Grange. Main dish and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish and/or dessert.
Ersell William Alderman, 85, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021 at his home in Dublin. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of Max Creek Baptist Church. He was a retired supervisor with Giffin Pipe. Ersell was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee and Pearl Ethel...