Obituaries for June 22 2023


Lois Awbrey, 85, passed away Monday, June 19, 2023, at the Wentworth Place Griffin House in Magnolia, Arkansas.

Lois was born on January 30, 1938, in Magnolia, Arkansas. She was a graduate of the Magnolia High School Class of 1956. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Southern State College (SAU) where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She worked as a computer analyst retiring after 44 years from Alcoa.

Lois was a longtime faithful and active member of the First Baptist Church Magnolia. She served on various committees and was the Sunday school secretary for over 55 years. She enjoyed bowling and qualified for national bowling tournaments for 25 years. She also loved traveling state side and abroad with her church family and friends. She along with her sister Millie were avid Razorback fans.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey Lee and Lillian G. (Smith) Awbrey and brother, Lawrence "Ray" Awbrey. She is survived by her sister, Mildred "Millie" Awbrey of Magnolia and a host of cousins.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 23, 2023, at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Chapel with Bro. Dustin Wisely officiating. Burial will follow at the Magnolia Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. in Magnolia. Visitation will be today, June 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.



Terry Lee Bryan 63 of Waldo, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2023, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, AR. He was born on June 9, 1960, in Orange, California.

He trained in the National Guard after graduating from high school and received an honorable discharge from the Army in 1985.

Preceding him in death was his father, Albert Lee Bryan of Waldo.

Survivors include his mother, Marty Bryan of Waldo; sisters, Diane Bryan Kinney, Jodie Arnold (Jimmy) of Magnolia, Doris Whitt (Steve) of Benton, AR; brother, Nathen Bryan (Jean Ann) of Sibley, LA; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at 3 p.m. at Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. In Magnolia with Bro. Petie Ward officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Columbia County Animal Protection Society (CCAPS) or Charity of the donor's choice.


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