Archive - Jun 12, 2012
Jack Scott, age 82, of Benton died Thursday, June 7, at Baptist Health Medical Center. He was born in Aplin, on Jan. 31, 1930, to the late Robert Bert and Viola Padgett Scott. He was a building contractor for many years, loved his job and was a member of Highland Valley United Methodist Church. In addition, he enjoyed playing golf, traveling and going on cruises.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Debbie Ann Crane; one sister, Ara Scott Drum; and two step-children, Rick Bishop and Julie Bishop.
Oma E. Nix, 86, of Benton passed away on Tuesday, June 5, at Saline Memorial Hospital.Â
She was born Dec. 1, 1925, in Emmet to the late F.L. and Ora Mae Hathcoat McAdams.
Mrs. Nix loved to work in her yard and raise vegetables and roses and loved helping people.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleburne A. Nix; one son, David Nix; four brothers, Gilbert, Marshman, J.W., and Ervin McAdams; and one sister, Betty Lockard.
She is survived by one daughter, Deborah K. Nix of Ashdown; a special nephew, Jimmy McAdams of Ashdown; other nieces and nephews; and many friends.