Archive - Jun 2011 - Obituary
Carmon Woodrow Hulsey, 94, of Benton, passed away June 23.Â He was born March 4, 1917 in Sayre, Alabama to the late William and Pearl Hulsey.Â Carmon was a Pipe Fitter for Reynolds Metal Company, member of Calvary Baptist Church of Benton, Benton Lodge 34 and aÂ Army Veteran of World War II.
Â He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two grandchildren.
John Warren Page, 63, of Benton, passed away June 22, 2011.Â He was born January 29, 1948 in Morrison, Illinois to the late Beverly W. and Barbara Page.Â Johnâ€™s passion was singing with Barber Shop Quartets.
Â Survivors, brother, James S. Page and wife, Carole of Spring, Texas, sisters, Pamela Fjeld-Hansen and husband, Jan of The Woodlands, Texas, Patricia Luers and husband, Dennis of Grapevine, Texas.
Â Cremation arrangements were through Ashby Funeral Home.Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Â On line guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Claudia Gould Davis Walker, 74, of Enola, formally of Bauxite,Â passed away June 20, 2011.Â She was born December 17, 1936, in Bauxite to the late Claude and Bertha Davis.Â Claudia was an assistant trust officer for Arizona Bank of Phoenix. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Marilyn Shelton.
Survivors are her husband, Bob Walker of Enola, daughter, Wanda Jensen and husband, Drew of Arizona, brothers, Rex and Ray Davis of Benton and two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 2, at Bauxite Cemetery.
Jodie Jones, Jr., 82, recently passed away.
A graveside service will be held today at 1 p.m. at Evergreen East Cemetery in El Paso, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Jones; sons, Tommy Jones (Cindy) and John Heslep; daughter, Patricia Ann Blue; and sister, Virginia Alexander.
Arrangements are by Hillcrest Funeral Home.
Owen James â€śO.J.â€ť Sawyer, 73, of Lono passed away June 20, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.Â He was born to sharecroppers, Owen Sr.
James David Dollins, age 62 of Benton, died on June 17. James was born in Paris, Texas on July 26, 1948, to his parents, James and Marrianne Dollins.
He is survived by his loving wife, Nita, of 18 years and has family in Texas and Australia. James was a Navy Veteran, having served in Vietnam and is now at peace.
Family comments: The family would like to express special thanks to Saline Memorial Hospice and staff.
Online guest book: www.dialanddudleyfuneralhome.com.
Beverly Jann Woodard, age 65, of Benton, died on Friday, June 17, at her home.Â Jann was born on July 17, 1945, in Bradley County, a daughter of the late Perry F. Williams and the late Vivian Corinne Oâ€™Neal Williams. She was a graduate of Banksâ€™ schools, and attended Baptist Nursing School in Little Rock.Â She enjoyed a 37-year nursing career with Dr. Frank Thibault of Benton and built cherished friendships with her co-workers along the way.
Myrna Darlene Crossland, age 71, of Alexander died Sunday, June 19. She was born May 30, 1940, in Little Rock. Mrs. Crossland was a housewife and a member of the Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by her parents, Landon and Addie Mae Perry Styers.
Tom Wright Jr., age 82, of Alexander, formerly ofÂ Arkadelphia, died Friday, June 17, 2011. He was born August 12, 1928, in Clark County, the son of Thomas and Cora Bennett Wright. He was a retired groundskeeper for the Arkadelphia Country Club and Henderson State University and was a member of New Life Church.Â He was preceded in death by a sister, Katherine Tucker.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Matilda Stewart Wright, a son, Stewart Wright of Bryant, one daughter, Dedra Angel ofÂ Alexander, and two grandchildren, Kit Wayne Carson and Misty Hill.Â
Barbara Rose Martin of Benton died June 17, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. Barbara was born April 30, 1942, in Shreveport, La., the daughter of Robert Chester Rose and Gladys Blackmon Rose. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Robert Chester Rose, Jr.
Barbara spent her childhood in northeast Louisiana where she met her husband (Jim) James B. Martin. They were married March 3, 1962, at New Prospect Baptist Church in Darnell, La. Jim and Barbara moved to Benton in 1973.
She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Benton.