Lawrence E. Chaney

Lawrence E. Chaney

Lawrence E. Chaney, 90, of Avon Park Florida went on to be with the Lord, May 27th, 2020 at Advent Health in Sebring Florida. Born December 24, 1929 at Huntsville, Alabama, he was the son of the late Walter Chaney and Nora Baker Chaney.

Catherine Lucille Smith

Catherine Lucille Smith, 82 of Camden died Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Ouachita County Medical Center in Camden. She was born April 6, 1938 in Warren, Arkansas. She was retired owner/operator of Smith Hotel in Hampton and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Hampton. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jesse Franklin and Lena Mae Johnson; and husband, Travis Smith. She is survived by one son, Mark E. (Angie) Smith of Bismarck; one daughter, Debbie (Ricky) Murphy of Spearsville, LA; one sister, Sally Kelly of Hampton; five grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Graveside services will be 10:00 am Friday at Pickett Cemetery near Hampton with Rev. Mike Nutt officiating. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit


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