Archive - 2012
Virginia McKinney, age 88, of Benton, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.Â She was born June 1, 1924 in Grubbs.
Mrs. McKinney was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Ethel Mitchell; a son, Jerry Depew; a daughter, Vicki Taylor; a brother, Kindel Allen;a sister, Haley Fultcher; and two grandchildren, Laura Bunting and Robert Burmingham.Â
Debra Kay Cloud Jones, 51, of Benton, passed away Nov. 30, 2012.Â She was born Dec. 31, 1960, in Benton to Herbert G. and Jevan Cloud.
Debra was the kindergarten teacher at Our Lady of Fatima School for several years.
Teaching and her family were her life.Â She truly had a God-given talent and touched many lives.Â She was loved by all and well-known for all of her acts of kindness and generosity.
She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Cloud, and her husband, Danny Jones.
Cleadus Wilson â€śSmokeyâ€ť Turbyfill III, 67, a resident of Paron, died Thursday, Nov. 29.Â He was retired after 30 years at Alcoa.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Cleadus Turbyfill II.Â
Mr. Turbyfill is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patsy Taylor Turbyfill; a son, Steven Turbyfill; a daughter, Stephanie Brooks and husband Matt; two grandsons, Blake and Jared Brooks; a daughter, Danielle Turbyfill; a brother, Forrest Turbyfill and wife Shawna; and a sister, Iris Michelle Brown.