Archive - Sep 2012
Warren Steward Smith, 94, of Haskell, passed from this life on Sunday, September 23.Â He was born April 2, 1918 at Haskell to the late Henry Steward and Maude Belle Cornett Smith. Mr. Smith was a member of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church and a beloved member and life-long resident of the Haskell community. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, who loved spending time with his family and friends. Warren will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
JoAnn Payne, 70, formerly of Benton, died Saturday, Sept. 22. JoAnn was a native of Mobile County, Ala., and a longtime resident of Satsuma, Ala.
JoAnn lived in Benton for 10 years and worked in the purchasing department of Alcoa. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by son, David; her father, Jasper Gleason; her mother, Evelyn Jackson; and stepfather, Jesse Jackson.
Elizabeth Ann Hill died at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant on Sept. 20.
She was born Feb. 11, 1929, in Coldwater, Miss.
She was an active member of the Elaine community for decades.
She was also an active member of the Elaine United Methodist Church.Â She was known for her kindness and her beautiful smile. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.Â
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. William K. Hill of Cleveland, Miss., and her only brother, John R. Turley of Coldwater, Miss.Â
Georgiana O. Medal, 92, of Benton passed away Saturday, Sept. 22.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George H. Medal; three sisters and one brother.
Mrs. Medal is survived by her loving daughters, Andrea Price and husband Gary and Sharon Kemp and husband Gus; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Marie Simunek; and many family members and friends who all loved her and will miss her dearly.
Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander.