Archive - Feb 18, 2013
Bobbi Nell Webb Middlebrooks, 77, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 14.Â She was born on Aug. 4, 1935 in McCaskill, to the late John Webb and Irene (Gaines) Webb.Â Mrs. Middlebrooks was a member of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, James Middlebrooks.
Anthony Dalton Johnson, 73, of Paron passed away Feb. 15.Â He was born Jan. 15, 1940 in Paron, to the late Ezra and Lillie Ethel Nethercutt Johnson.Â Anthony was retired from Alcoa and farmed most of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son J.J. Johnson, brother James Ezra â€śJuniorâ€ť Johnson, sister Alice Lea Sullivan, grandparents Thomas Paul and Gertrude Harris Johnson and Rebel and Jessie Huchingson Nethercutt, and grandson Jonathan Johnson.
Mary Gwyn Allen, 61, of Austin, Texas, formerly of Benton, passed away on Monday, Jan. 28. She was born in Benton on Oct. 6, 1951, to the late Richard and Mary Lee Hansen.
Joseph Tolbert Grant Sr., 81, of Lonsdale went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 13.Â He was born June 14, 1931, in Garland County to the late Tobe Grant and Nettie (Rigsby) Grant.Â Mr. Grant was a U.S. Army veteran and served in the Korean War. He retired from Arkansas Best Freight after 20 years as a truck driver and was a member of Local Teamsters Union 878.Â He was a member of Lonsdale Baptist Church. Mr. Grant loved carpentry and the outdoors.