Archive - May 2012
Harold Thomas (Tom) Hicks, 67, of Benton, passed away May 26.Â He was born February 17, 1945 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Henry and Pauline Hicks.Â Harold was an employee of Walmart for over 13 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Rick Hicks.
Survivors, wife, Linda Hicks of Benton, sons, Michael Lewis of Benton, Jeff Lewis of Benton, Scott Lewis and wife, Kathleen of Valley Springs, Ca., Donal Lewis and wife, Annie Mae of Anchorage, Alaska, daughter, Brandy Hicks of Benton, fourteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Jimmy N. Gullett, 82, of Benton, died Saturday May 26. He was born September 15, 1929 in Duke Oklahoma. Jimmy was a retired Teacher, Plumber, Salesman, owner of Jim Dandy Kennel and was a US Army Veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Newt Gullett and Marie McDaniel Gullett.
Stephen William Coy, 45, of Deer Park, Wisconsin died on Wednesday May 23.Â Steve was born on June 26, 1967 in Salem, Ohio and attended Salem Senior High School (Class 1985).
Steve immediately enlisted and proudly served in the United States Navy for 14 years including a tour of duty in the Gulf War.Â In addition to earning the âSailor of the Yearâ award, Steve also earned numerous other honors, metals, awards and commendations while serving aboard the USS Nimitz, the USS George Washington, USS John F. Kennedy and USS Whidbey Island Aircraft Carriers.
Melissa Harvey Dockery of Little Rock, was born in 1955, to Mary Stansel Harvey and Edwin âBuddyâ Harvey and grew up in the small Mississippi Delta town of Ruleville. She died onÂ May 24 of complications from esophageal cancer. Melissa bravely lived her time with cancer as she lived her life: strong, self assured, involved, and always with a sense of humor.