Archive - 2013
Yankee Wallace Wade Combee, 7 months old, of Alexander, died Nov. 5, 2013. He was born on April 16, 2013 in Little Rock.Â
He was preceded in death by two great-grandfathers, Morris Combee and Wallace King.
Ray Griffin, 81, of Heber Springs, formerly of Benton, passed away on Nov. 9, 2013, from lung cancer. He was born Jan. 20, 1932. in Foyil, Okla.,to Charles Henry Griffin and Clara Moore Griffin.
He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and served with the Army in the Korean War. A self-proclaimed workaholic, he was an electician and retired after 28 years with Enmar as maintenance supervisor.
He also loved woodworking and made all types of cedar furniture and accessories.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Leslie, Walter, Troy, Berlie, Junior, Raymond, Norman and Ethel.
Steven Wayne Longo, 43, of Benton passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1970 in Santa Clara, Calif.
Steven was preceded in death by his father, Lee Wayne Longo.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Boyce Longo of Benton; a son, Steven Wayne Longo Jr of Benton.; a daughter, Shelby B. Longo of Benton; his mother, Wilma Joyce Gilbert of Gepp; his stepfather, Charles E. Gilbert of Gepp; a brother, Jeff Longo of South Haven, Miss.
Graveside service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Pinecrest Cemetery.Â