Archive - Feb 18, 2013
Sarah Colleen (Austin) Hale, 77, of Benton, passed away Thursday, February 14. She was born in Independence County on November 6, 1935 to the late Robert Austin and Cynthia (Walker) Austin.Â After graduating from Tuckerman High School, she obtained her Registered Nursing License in 1956 from St. Vincentâ€™s in Little Rock.Â She served many years as an R.N. but retired from Teletype in Little Rock.Â Mrs. Hale was of the Church of Christ faith, enjoyed genealogy and tending to her flower garden.Â She also loved cats and dogs.
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.