Archive - Nov 29, 2012
Ronnie G. Whitley, 62, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died Tuesday, November 27. He was the son of the late, Larence H. and Goldie DeLong Whitley. Mr. Whitley was a member of Cornerstone Church and had served in the Tennessee National Guard.
He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Sherry N. Whitley and Carol Whitley Young.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Wanda Kay Gatlin Whitley, son, Gary Whitley and wife, Linda and daughter, Carla Grebert and husband, Michael. Brother-in-law, Philip Gatlin and wife, Becky and several nieces and nephews.
Anna Belle (Jobe) Orrell, 79, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, November 27, at Cabot Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born February 11, 1933 in North Little Rock to the late Harold W. and Mamie Mae (Hackler) Jobe. Mrs. Orrell was of the Baptist faith and retired from Teletype.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Hurshul L. Orrell.
She is survived by two sisters, Faye Rozier and Amye Hicks and husband Harold; one brother, Ronald Jobe, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. DarrellÂ Lewis Walden died at his home in Benton, on Nov. 27.Â He was born May 10, 1940. in Bauxite to the late Ed and Nedgie Croxton Walden.
Darrell retired to Benton following a career in explosive ordnance disposal in the U.S. Army, during which he traveled the world with various government officials as part of their guard detachments.Â He served in this capacity during the Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter debate in San Francisco.