Archive - 2013
Virginia M. Maynard, 76, of Benton passed away Sept. 28, 2013. She was born March 4, 1937, in Pennsylvania.
Virginia was a housewife.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Mary Ann Lowther Volpe; a son, Rex E. Maynard; a brother, James Volpe; and three grandchildren, Jared, Julie and Jennifer Miller.
On Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, Barbara R. Grissom Atchison of Benton departed this world for her heavenly home. She was born Aug. 21, 1929, to Wade and Vuda Grissom in Bauxite.
She was a valued member of the community and had served on the board of directors for Saline County Habitat for Humanity, the Benton Senior Adult Center and Churches Joint Council on Human Needs.
She had served as CJCOHN food chairman for many years. In 1999 she and husband Ken were recognized as Outstanding Citizens of the Year by the Benton Chamber of Commerce.
Jeremy Duane Lawson, 19, of Alexander passed away Sept. 25, 2013, in Oklahoma as a result of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident.
He was born Feb. 11, 1994, in Little Rock to Douglas Lawson Jr. and Melanie Johnson Travis.
Jeremy was a traveler.Â He traveled across country by foot and by motorcycle, enjoying whatever life dealt him along the way. His passing will leave a huge void in the hearts of those who loved him.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Buddy Lawson.