Monday, June 26, 2017

OBITUARIES >> 6-24-17


Nathaniel Clark Crump, 30, of Beebe went to be with his Heavenly Father on June 21.

He was a 2005 graduate of Beebe High School. Nathaniel was a firefighter for the Little Rock Fire Deptartment and a volunteer fireman for the Antioch Fire Department. He was a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church.

Nathaniel is survived by his wife, Jessica Crump, of Beebe; mother and stepfather, Carol and Michael Westergren, of Beebe; father and stepmother, Steve and Gina Crump, of Ozark, Mo.; father and mother-in-law, Danny and Terri Schmitz, of Beebe; two brothers, Caleb Crump and Peyton Crump; three sisters, Tara James, Stephanie Leahey and Krista Davis, and grandmothers Barbara Webb, Lee Mills, Jenifer Hampton and Sandra Rye, all of Beebe.

Nathaniel has become a hero to many. His strength and courage were two of the many words that best describe him. His contagious smile will always be remembered.

Memorials may be made to the Antioch Fire Dept., 166 Jim Corbitt Road, Beebe, Ark. 72012.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 24 at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 4259 Mt. Tabor Road, Lonoke, Ark. 72086, with funeral to follow at 12:30 p.m. Burial will be at Antioch Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home,


Guy Wesley Spangler, 78, went to be with his Heavenly Father on May 27.

He was born on Oct. 8, 1938, in Lima, Ohio. Guy graduated from high school in Gomer, Ohio. He was well liked by all the students and teachers.

He went into the Air Force immediately following graduation. Guy retired from the military after serving for 20 years. Guy served in Vietnam for one tour.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy William Spangler and Sylveen Mildred Spangler; a daughter, Anna Faye; a second wife, Jalene Scott Spangler, and sister, Mary Fay McGlade.

He is survived by his sister, Carolyn Cochran, of Tucson, Ariz.; sons, Guy Roy Spangler of Houston, Texas, and Boyce LeMay Spangler of Sheridan; a stepson, Michael Scott, two step-daughters, four granddaughters, and seven great-grandchildren.

Guy is also survived by many friends from the senior-citizens center, the Bikers Church and Alcoholics Anonymous groups. He had been a recovering alcoholic for years. Guy has “fought the good fight.”

Memorial services are at noon Monday, June 26 at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at North Little Rock.

Arrangements are by Moore’s Jacksonville Funeral Home and Crematory, 501- 982-2136. Sign the online guestbook at