William Joseph “Willie” Phillips, 60 of Carlisle passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012. He was born August 23, 1951 in Carlisle, Arkansas. Willie married Barbara Townsend on May 25, 1973. He was preceded in death by his father, Otis Phillips and brothers, Orville Phillips and J.D. Phillips. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Barbara; a son, Richard; granddaughters, Haley and Baley; mother, Faye; brothers, Vernon, Kenneth and Randy and their wives; and sister, Etta and husband.
Lori Belle (Shadle) Blazek, 44, of Hazen, AR was granted her angel wings on May 13, 2012. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Lori was born on August 28, 1967 in Stuttgart, AR to Elbert and Patricia (Parr) Shadle. It was determined at a young age that Lori was a natural caregiver. When she was a young child, she would bring home every lost and injured animal she could find and nurse them back to health. When she got older, she found joy working with