Richard (Ricky) Beliew

Posted in Obituaries on July 29th, 2014 by admin

Richard (Ricky) Beliew, age 61 of Humphrey died July 26, 2014.  He was a machine operator.  Ricky was preceded in death by Billy Gene and Virginia Beliew, Ernest and Giva Scroggins, Charlie and Mattie Beliew, and Jimmy Beliew.  He is survived by his wife, Sharon; children, Casey Beliew of Humphrey, Brent Beliew of Almyra, and Dana Staggs of Humnoke; 6 grandchildren; brother, Tracey and wife, Teresa of Humphrey and a host of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.

Charles Owen Riddle

Posted in Obituaries on July 23rd, 2014 by admin

photo (3)Charles Owen Riddle age 81, of Carlisle, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at the Chambers Nursing Home.  Charles was a Korean War Veteran, a member of the First Baptist church, and a former dry cleaning business owner.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Ramona.

Charles is survived by three sons, David Riddle and wife, Tracy of Germantown, Tennessee, Daniel riddle of Cordova, Tennessee, and Mike Riddle and wife, Lisa of Houston, Texas; one daughter, Pam Graves and husband, Jody of Collierville, Tennessee and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.  Graveside services will be 11:00 A.M., Thursday, July 24 at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Searcy.

Eugenia (Jean) VanHouten

Posted in Obituaries on July 19th, 2014 by admin


Eugenia (Jean) VanHouten, age 86 of Roe, went to be with her Lord on Friday, July 18, 2014 at Crestpark Nursing Home.  She was a Wal-Mart door greeter for 20 years.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, John; brother, Carlton Oliver, and two sisters, Mary Narwick and Evelyn Ann Duchin.

She is survived by two sons, Terry VanHouten and wife, Mary of Roe and Roy VanHouten of Hot Springs; one brother, Wesley Oliver of De Valls Bluff, and three sisters, Catherine Narwick of Oklahoma, Mildred Carlton of Jacksonville, and Lavinia Blackned of Canada.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M., Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen by Bro. Bart Manis and Bro. Mark Manis.  Burial will be in the Hazen Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Kevin Gosa, Gary Gosa, Josh Glover, Jeremy Glover, Colton Walker, and Caleb Smith.