Donna Lee Keady, 79 of Alexander, Arkansas passed away peacefully at her home on March 28, 2023. She was born on July 18, 1943 in Benton, Arkansas to the late Hazel Lee and William C. Smart.
Donna was a retired employee of Teletype Corporation in Little Rock. She was a devoted wife, sister, mother and friend. All who had the opportunity to meet Donna, loved her. She had a unmatched zest for life, a great sense of humor and special ability to keep the old family memories alive.
Donna is survived by her husband of 52 years, Don Keady, four children, Bobby Bright Watts, Billy Bright, Shea Keady Rackley (Sam) and Matthew Keady (Kelsey) sister, Connie Greene (Larry) and brother, Ronnie Smart (Linda); grandchildren, Brandi, Taylor, Elizabeth, Angie, Johnny, Payton and Emmy; great grandchildren, Montana, Abby, Hannah, Tyler, Mia, Dakota, Jaedyn, Jaden, Sarina, Sabastain and Jordan; great great grandchild, Vada; her sweet little Yorkie, Sassy.
Donna was an inspiration to her family, friends and peers, who all love and will greatly miss her.
Marjorie James Dixon, 93, of Benton passed away peacefully at home on March 30, 2023. Born on October 7, 1929, to the late Clarence William and Cora Belle James. Marge had a love for quilting, she was a member of the Quilters Guild and the E.H. Club. She was very involved in judging the quilts at the Saline County Fair, after winning numerous times. Marjorie was a volunteer at Friends of the Library in Saline County and enjoyed the time there. Above all else Marge loved her family, she was the glue that kept everyone together.
Marjorie is survived by her husband of 73 years, Charles Dixon; children, Kent Dixon (Cherié), Joyce Castle (John), Jeanne Hynson (James), Kirk Dixon (Pamela); two sisters, Emma Louise Brunelle and Ruby Eccles; eight grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her son, Keith Dixon, and brother, Allen James.
A Memorial service will be held at Roller- Alcoa Funeral Home (6700 Alcoa Rd. Benton, Ar. 72015) on Saturday, April 1, 2023, from 2:00pm-4:00pm.