Archive - Dec 3, 2012
Buddy â€śBJâ€ť Brazell Jr., who was born Aug. 22, 1956, in Lincoln County to Buddy Brazell Sr. and Eddie B. Brazell, departed this life in Lewisville, Texas, on Saturday, Nov. 24.
His family moved to Benton in 1969 and Buddy, along with his siblings, attended Benton public schools. He accepted Christ and became a member of Elect Temple Church of God in Christ under the ministry of the late Pastor Willie Barnes Jr.
He worked a a security officer and an employee of Walmart in Lewisville, Texas, until his health began to fail.
Fletcher Lance Kelloms, 74, of Benton passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28.
He was born Dec. 1, 1937, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to James Kelloms Sr. and Ruby Cordell.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Kelloms Sr.; his mother, Ruby Cordell; his son, Robert Lance Kelloms; his brother, James Kelloms Jr.; and his sister, Ellen Kelloms.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Kelloms; his children, Mike Kelloms and Kelly Kelloms; his stepchildren, Lynn Coursey, Dena Mercer and Pam Robideaux; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.