Norman Brinkley “Richard” Harper of Prattsville, Ark., was born Sept. 7, 1926, in Jaggers, Ala., the son of the late Allie Porter Harper and Zula Mae Swindle Harper. He was a member of Harmony Missionary Baptist Church in Prattsville.
He served his country proudly for over 31 years being in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force. He fought in World War II, the Korean War, three tours in Vietnam and Azores. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason and was retired from Sherwin Williams. He enjoyed serving his country, being a Mason, fishing, watching baseball, and The Gaither’s.
W.A. “Dub” Winston of Sheridan, Ark., was born Aug. 26, 1940, at Sheridan, the son of the late Bennie and Doris Reynolds Winston.
“Dub” had a servant’s heart, and was an active, lifelong, member of First Landmark Missionary Baptist Church in Sheridan. He was a well known, and well respected member of the community. He had served in the United States Naval Air Reserve, and later, he founded Pulpwood Producers, and owned and operated it for 56 years.