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Archive - Apr 2013

April 23rd

Saline County Relay for Life set for Friday-Saturday

April 23, 2013

Relay for Life of Saline County will begin 6 p.m. Friday and conclude 6 a.m. Saturday at Bishop Park in Bryant.
This is an American Cancer Society all-night event, where the community will come together to celebrate,
remember and fight back against cancer.
Following the opening ceremonies will be a scavenger hunt, Luminaria Ceremony, Mr./Ms. Relay Contest, and a tug of war contest.
The event will end with closing ceremonies and a final lap around the track.
For more information contact event chairs Renee Taggart at 501-529-3839 or Monica Harris at 501-804-3875.

Medicare seminar set for Wednesday at the library

April 23, 2013

An Arkansas Senior Health Insurance Information Program representative will present "Medicare Minute" on Wednesday at 5:30 in the Herzfeld Library in Benton.
The seminar is for anyone interested in learning more about how to navigate Medicare.
This month’s topic is “How to Pay the Least for Doctor’s Visits.”
The program is open to the public. No registration required.
Call 501-778-4766 for more information.

April 19th

Martha Rose Bauer

April 19, 2013

Martha Rose Bauer, 85, of Benton, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013.  She was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Kirby, Ark., to the late Ed and Ada Watson Walston.  Martha was a member of Northside Church of Christ and a former member of Delta Kappa Gamma.  She was a teacher for more than 25 years.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Frank Bauer.
Survivors include a daughter, Angela Bauer of Benton; and a sister, Edna Walston of Benton.
Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday at Ashby Funeral Home with Joel Lewis officiating. 

Phyliss Jean Northcutt

April 19, 2013

Phyliss Jean Northcutt, age 78, of Benton, passed away peacefully at Alcoa Pines in Benton on Thursday, April 18, 2013.
She was born in Indianapolis, Ind., on May 6, 1934, to the late Clarence and Ruby Okey.
She was retired from the Little Rock School District and was of the Baptist faith.
After retirement she worked at Casey’s BBQ in Little Rock.  She loved working in her flower beds, catching a good bargain at yard sales and thrift stores, and entertaining friends and loved ones during the holidays. She especially loved her grandkids.

Barbara A. Crealese

April 19, 2013

Barbara A. Crealese, 71, of Haskell passed away Monday, April 15, 2013.  She was born May 7, 1942, in Little Rock to the late Guy and Georgana “Jan” Myers.
Survivors include her husband, Carl Crealese of Haskell; a daughter, Carla Leroux and husband Richard of Haskell; two grandchildren, Chad and Chelsey Cutting of Massachusetts; and three brothers, Larry Myers of Texas, Hal Fraim of Benton and Steve Fraim of Haskell.
Cremation was through Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: ashbyfuneralhome.com.

Nelson Lee McClure

April 19, 2013

Nelson Lee McClure, 89, of Benton, left this life on Tuesday, April 16. He was an active-duty Marine during World War II and present when the American flag was raised at Iwo Jima.
McClure was a member of First Assembly of God and employed by Reynolds for 31 years. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Monroe and Isabella McClure of Newark; three brothers, Buddy, V.G. and Johnny McClure; and sisters, Edna Smith, Floy Garner, Sara Magness and Roberta Morrison.

Sammye Mills Martinez

April 19, 2013

Sammye Mills Martinez, 72, of Benton, a loving daughter, wife, mother and friend, was welcomed into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, April 16, after a well-fought battle with a lengthy illness. 
She was born Dec. 18, 1940, in Benton to the late Eugene Van Mills and Omega Allen Mills.

Marie Gregory Haddox

April 19, 2013

Mrs. Marie Gregory Haddox joined her Lord and Savior on April 14 following a brief illness. Mrs. Haddox was the daughter of the late G.W. Gregory and the late Carrie Myers Gregory. She was 95 years of age at the time of her death.

Eddie Brazell

April 19, 2013

Mrs. Eddie Bea Brazell, 84, of Benton passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013. She was born in Grady to the late Willie Ailsworth Sr. and Rainey (Cummins) Ailsworth-Hill.

Floye B. Warford

April 19, 2013

Floye B. Warford, 83, of Benton passed away Monday, April 15, 2013. She was born May 6, 1929, in Glen Rose. Floye was a homemaker, a teacher, and a member of the Ten Mile Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George E. Otts and Stella Keisler Otts; her husband, Roy Warford; two sisters and three brothers.
She is survived by two sons, Troy Warford and Terry Warford, both of Benton; a daughter, Roma Pedneau and husband Mike of Richmond, Ky.; a sister, Ophelia Edwards of Sulivan, Mo.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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