LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Worthen Banking Corp. shareholders voted to approve acquisition by Boatmen's Bancshares, St. Louis, Worthen said.

Ninety-nine percent of shares voting approved the acquisition, which became effective on Wednesday.

Worthen Banking Corp. has been renamed Boatmen's Arkansas, Inc.

As previously announced, Curt Bradbury, Worthen's chairman and chief executive, resigned his position.

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