Archive - Jan 16, 2013
James Derrell Hill, 58, of Benton passed away Monday, Jan. 14.Â He was born May 26, 1954, in For Smith.Â Derrell was a Master Electrician and taught for ACEF (Arkansas Construction Education Foundation) and was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.Â
He was preceded in death by his father, James H. Hill.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Frances Hill; six children, Justin, Joshua, Janna, Jereme, Jonathan and Jessica; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several aunts, uncles and cousins, and a host of friends.
Cynthia Diane (Marshall) Williams, 55, of Smithton, Mo., passed away on Jan. 11, at her home.
She was born in Camden on Feb. 22, 1957. She graduated from Tipton High School and received a nursing degree from Barton County Community College.
Cindy worked as a registered nurse in emergency rooms for the majority of her life. She enjoyed gardening and making quilts for loved ones.Â
She was preceded in death by her mother, Joyce Craig.
Nancy Rogers Silfies, 55,passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, in Little Rock. She was born in Benton on Nov. 29, 1957, to John Rogers and the late Jimmie Lee Rogers.
Nancy graduated from Benton HIgh School and earned bachelor' and master's degrees from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.Â She was a teacher in the Bryant School District for about 10 years.
She chose to retire upon the birth of her children to focus on her family. She was of the Baptist faith.Â