June 2nd, 2014
Richard Holmes, 68, of Benton passed away May 30, 2014.
He was born Oct. 15, 1945, in Malvern to Nowell Holmes and Ruby Bridges.
Richard retired from Reynolds Metals' manufacturing lab department. He was an avid bass fisherman and a member of the Southwest Bass Club.
Richard is survived by his wife, Suzie Holmes of Benton; two sons, Michael Holmes (Kristen) of Bossier City, La.,, and Clay Holmes (Sondra) of North Carolina; his mother, Ruby Bridges; two half-brothers, one half-sister; and many other family members and friends who loved Richard and will miss him always.
Judy Kay Smith Hardin, age 72, of Bryant went to be with the Lord Friday, May 30, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.Â
She was born Feb. 24, 1942, to the late Ernest N. Smith and Edna L. Smith Caldwell of Calico Rock.Â
Judy was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Milton Lee â€śChickâ€ť Hardin; and two daughters, Melissa Ann and Lawanna Kaye Hardin.