Archive - Feb 12, 2013
Betty Maxine Elder Barger, 63, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 9.Â She was born Dec. 2, 1949 in DeWitt, to the late Scott Howard Elder and Marie Maxine Elder.Â She was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.Â Before becoming a homemaker, she was employed at the Benton Courier, Food and Fuel gas station, and Benton Veneer Co.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved canine companion, Shaq Barger.
Mary Ruth Dunn Harrison, 66, of Alexander went home to be with Jesus on Feb. 9.Â She was born in Hampton toÂ William Angus and Lillian Biggers.
Clarence Douglas James, 80, of Benton passed away Saturday, Feb 9.Â He was born in Harrisburg, to the late Virgil Adron James and Mary Lois Winningham James Davenport on Oct. 15, 1932.Â He was a graduate of Trumann High School and Arkansas State University and served in the U.S. Army for two years, the National Guard and the U.S. Army Reserve. His hobbies were spending time with his grandchildren and creating his inventions.