Archive - Oct 2013
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.
Ernie D. Gibson, 90, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Oct. 21, 2013.Â He was doing what he loved â€” working in his garden.Â
Ernie was born Jan. 3, 1923, in Jonesboro to the late John and Bertha Lawson Gibson. He was retired from Alcoa and had been a faithful member of Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church since 1950.
Ernie was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Jean Gibson; and his brother, J.W. Gibson.