October 21st, 2014
Margaret F. Elliott, 91, of Benton, went to her heavenly home on Oct. 19, 2014.Â She was born in Gladys (Van Buren County) on Oct. 16, 1923.
Margaret graduated from Clinton High School.Â She married the late James Walker "Doc" Elliott on Aug. 8, 1952.Â They were married 34 years before his home-going in 1987.
Margaret was a devoted Christian, who used her gift from the Lord to serve and help others.Â She was always there for her family â€” her children and their spouses, her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren â€” and always kept in touch with her extended family.
Florence Phillips Craig, 101, of Benton, passed away on Saturday, Oct.18, 2014.
She was born Dec. 29, 1912, in Marion County to James Henry and Audrey Firestone Phillips.
Mrs. Craig was retired from the Arkansas State Hospital, Benton Unit, and was a member of Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
Jimmy Ellis Oglesby Sr., 78, of Benton, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.Â He was born Oct. 9, 1936, in Benton.
Mr. Oglesby retired from Alcoa as a mechanic and multicrafter.Â He was a member of Social Hill Missionary Baptist Church and BB&G Hunting Club.Â
Mr. Oglesby was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Ferdinand Oglesby and Vera Myrtle Gray Oglesby; his wife, Arlene Delores Oglesby; a son, Gerald Paul; and a sister, Minnie Lea Green.