Archive - Mar 1, 2013
Larry DeWayne Johnson, 75, of Lonsdale peacefully passed away at home on Feb. 22.Â Larry was surrounded by his loving family and is now in the presence of the Lord. He was born Jan. 25, 1938.
Larry was a veteran of the Navy, a retired truck driver and fleet manager for A. Tennebaum Co. Inc.Â He was foremost a Christian man and did not hesitate to share his faith and beliefs in the Lord with those around him.
Larry cherished his family. He loved time spent on his farm along with family cookouts, antiquing and going to auctions.
Don Gary Ewing, of Benton passed away on Feb. 26 at the age of 63.
Don was born Jan. 29, 1950, in Fort Worth, Texas. He retired from JCPenney after 37 years, 13 of which were spent as manager of the JCPenney in Benton.
Don was a member of the Knights of Columbus and served as Grand Knight.Â He was a member of the Kiwanis Club in Ada, Okla., and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Benton.Â
He was preceded in death by his father, Irwin Cooke Ewing II; and a brother, Irwin Ewing III.
Mary Ethel Nichols Makin, 78, of Lonsdale died Tuesday, Feb. 26. She was born Jan. 6, 1935, in Kentucky. Mary was retired from the Benton School District and a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Ethel Crouch Nichols; and her husband, Donald Makin.
She is survived by her son, Donald Makin Jr. of Tennessee; three daughters, Kay Prysock of Benton, Debbie Teague of Glenwood and Angie Furr of Benton; a sister, Bessie Wilson; three brothers, William Nichols, Arlin Gabbard and Aurther Gabbard; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.