July 16th, 2014
Richard (Rick) Franklin Simmons Jr., 55, of Benton went to his heavenly home on July 14, 2014, after a long, courageous fight with pancreatic cancer.
He was born Oct. 17, 1958, to Dr. Richard and Gean Simmons in Little Rock.
Rick was a retired employee of Little Rock Wastewater, where he had 21 years of service.
In addition, he worked for Dr. Tim Scott as his lab technician.
Rick honorably served 4 years in the U.S. Army and was a faithful member of Centerpoint Church.
Winifred Jeanette Head Miller Thigpen, 71, of Keren, Texas, went to be with the Lord on July 13, 2014.
Jeanette was born July 8, 1943, on the Bauxite rural route to Winford Head and Lina Alice Griffis Head. The two later divorced and Winford married Ruth Mathis Wiggins and Lina married Joe Crumpton.