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From: Bill Blevins <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Benny Jim Harber
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 15:55:18 -0700 (PDT)
In-Reply-To: <000b01c34fd8$f8a06fa0$0b00a8c0@vera>

Thanks, Vera.

Apparently they missed the monument marker when they did the survey of
Roselawn Cemetery in Calico Rock.

It appears from the information given in her obit that she possibly
developed a heart condition from Rheumatic Fever, which was a common
thing at that time.

Thanks again Vera.


--- Vera Reeves <> wrote:
> > Children of THELMA SANDERS and JAMES HARBER are:
> > i. JOANNA JANE HARBER, b. 4 May 1925; d. 14
> December
> > ii. BENNY JIM HARBER, b. 1934, d. March 1945.
> Bill, I think I sent this to someone the other day.
> Arkansas Death Record Index
> Harber, Bennye Jim 3-13-1945 Izard County age 11
> Calico Rock Progress - Mar 16, 1945
> Bennye Jim Harber Died Tuesday Morning
> Bennye Jim Harber, 11 year-old daughter of Sheriff and Mrs. J.
> L.
> Harber, died at the family home in Melbourne Tuesday morning. She was
> stricken with a heart ailment about four months ago, developing
> complications that medical authorities were unable to stem.
> Bennye Jim was born in Calico Rock, but the greater part of her
> life
> was spent at Melbourne. She attended school at Melbourne, showing
> unusual
> aptitude in her studies. She was a member of the junior class of the
> Methodist Sunday school and was a member of the Melbourne school
> band.
> She is survived by her parents; a sister, Miss Joanna Harber of
> the
> home and her grandparents, Mr and Mrs Ben F. Sanders of Calico Rock.
> Funeral services at the Methodist church in Melbourne at 2:30
> Wednesday
> afternoon, were conducted by Rev. R. E. Lee of Melbourne and Rev. J.
> C.
> Wilcox of this place. Interment was in Rose Lawn cemetery, Calico
> Rock, the
> Higginbotham Funeral Service being in charge.
> Active pallbearers were: R. L. Blair, E. D. Peacock, Tom Simpson
> and
> Claude Coger, Melbourne; Senator J. O. Cheney and Neill Brooks,
> Calico Rock.
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