March 17th, 2014
Maxine Mildred Martin, 88, of Benton, passed away March 13, 2014.Â She was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Traskwood, to the late Lee Roy and Eunice Crooks Callahan.Â
Maxine was of the Baptist faith. She worked for Arkansas State Hospital for over 24 years, 15 of which she worked as an L.P.T.N.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Leroy and John Callahan; and a sister, Juanita Callahan.
W. Edward Tarvin, 60, a former Bauxite resident, died Monday, March 10, 2014, from complications during heart surgery at a Fayetteville hospital.
He was a private-practice attorney for the Tarvin Law Firm in Fayetteville. He was a member of the bar associations of Washington County, Benton County, and Oklahoma, and was licensed to practice in state and federal district courts in both states and before the U.S. circuit courts of appeals for the Sixth District and for the Tenth District.
Virginia â€śGinnyâ€ť Simmons, 95, of Benton died March 12, 2014.
Born June 7, 1918, Ginny was the devoted wife and mother every husband and child should have. She was energetic, adventurous, and an unrelenting optimist, especially about her family. Her home was a depot for anyone needing a friend, a bite to eat, or a place to laugh. Her sense of humor and lust for life inspired her friends and family.