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Marlyn K. Dodge

August 4, 2011

Marlyn K. Dodge, 85, of Benton, passed away August 2.   She was born January 23, 1926 in Cambridge, Wisconsin to the late John and Betsy Kaare.  Marlyn was a volunteer for CJCOHN and Saline Memorial Hospice.  She was a member of the TOPS group in Benton and attended Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in North Little Rock.  Marlyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jay Dodge and brother Elvin Kaare.
 
Survivors, son, John Dodge, daughter, Patty Gordon and husband, Doug of Massachusetts.
 

Richard Swenson

August 4, 2011

Richard  Swenson, 78, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, August 3, at Ridgewood Nursing Home.  He was born on October 20, 1932 in Rockford, IL to the late Harold and Stella Swenson.  Mr. Swenson was a parts manager for a motorcycle dealership. 
 
Survivors include his wife, Lois Swenson of Benton, one son, Brian Swenson and wife Sonya of Benton, two daughters, Joyce Ogden of Berryville and Rita Pierce of Malvern, 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
 
Cremation arrangements by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047).
 

Effie Louise Altom Bullock

August 4, 2011

Effie Louise Altom Bullock, 94, of North Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, August 3. She was the youngest of 8 and was born June 11, 1917 in Hickory Flat, Arkansas to John Alex Altom and Valula Day Pearson. She married J. R. Bullock on April 2, 1944.

She retired from JC Penney’s as a sales associate after 10 years. She loved to read and her hobbies were sewing, arts and crafts, painting and quilting. She was a member of Highland Heights Baptist Church in Benton and a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Pangburn Chapter No. 502.

Benton residents filmed for ‘Blood Brothers TV’

August 4, 2011

Several Benton and Saline County residents showed off their hunting skills for a television program, which aired all last week.
Randy West, of Benton, was contacted by Freddy King of Cherokee Sports last July and he wanted to know if he could film a duck hunting show.
“He pretty much wanted to tell the story of how passionate the sport can be,” West said. “He saw all my Facebook pictures of ducks and he came down and filmed us and interviewed me.”
The show also featured: Chad Taylor, Zach Esry, Brian Moore, Trevor West, Trey West, Tim Wacov, Chris Reynolds and Zach Davis.

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