Archive - Oct 24, 2013
A Benton Redi-Mix cement truck tipped over onto its side Monday morning while turning uphill from the westbound service road of Interstate 30 to Highway 5. The driver of the truck injured his left wrist, but was otherwise unharmed. The truck was empty at the time.
Ernest Campbell, 84, of Benton passed away on Oct. 23, 2013, with his family by his side.Â He was born Nov. 23, 1929, to the late James and Sylvia Campbell in Lonoke.
Ernest served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was proud to be a Mason.
He was preceded in death by his son, Larry Campbell, and a grandson, Joshua Wright.
Kenneth Jason Boyette, 39, of Benton passed away Oct. 22, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1974, in Benton.
Jason worked for UPS for 10 years and was a member of Forest Hills Missionary Baptist Church and belonged to many pool leagues.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Jean Thornberry Boyette; his grandparents, Shirley and Don Boyette; and his grandmother, Elizabeth Thornberry.
He is survived by his father, Kenneth Boyette of Benton; his brother, Matthew Boyette of Benton; his grandfather, Eugene Thornberry of Rison.