Laura Tims Pretty, 64, of Newport, departed this life Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.

She was born Dec. 24, 1947, to Oscar and Dorothy (Yates) Tims.
She was preceded in death by one son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Kristie Pretty; her parents; two sisters, Verna Simmons and Louise Gilbert; and one brother, Oscar Daniel Tims.
Her survivors are one son, Brian Pretty of Newport; one sister, Connie Tims Parker (Darwin) of Cotton Valley, La.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several special loved ones; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at the Dillinger Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be in Cheshier Cemetery.  Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home (