Archive - Jul 2011 - Obituary
Antoinette R. Hobby, 87, of Benton, passed away Friday, July 15, 2011.Â
She was born June 30, 1924 in Corvallis, Oregon.Â
Mrs. Hobby was a graduate of William and Mary College.Â She worked in the Foreign Service as a Russian Specialist of the Army Map Service.Â
Mrs. Hobby was preceded in death by her parents, Temple and Helen Robinson.
She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Lawrence Hobby and a sister-in-law, Catherine Hobby.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date. The family requests that no flowers be sent.
On-line guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Mary Letheresa Bryant, 68, of Bryant passed away Tuesday, July 13. She was born October 30, 1942, in Flint, Mich.Â Mrs. Bryant was a homemaker and a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.Â She was preceded in death by her parents, Julius and Novell Robinson; son, Robert David Bryant; and two sisters, Linda Holman and Barb Prince.
James E. Prysock, 90, of Benton, died Wednesday, July 13. He was born January 20, 1921, to Will and Anna Prysock in Grubbs. James was a WWII Army veteran and worked for McGeorge Construction Company for 48 years. James was a member of United Missionary Baptist Church for 44 years.Â He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, four sisters and one grandchild.
Mary Louise Sadler Drye, 85, of Mena passed away July 12.Â She was born to H.K. (Kagler) and Betty Sadler on December 31, 1925, in Bauxite.Â She was the third child in a family of nine children.Â She grew up in Bauxite, met and later married Monroe Drye of Benton on April 3, 1942.Â Monroe and Louise were married for 49 years until his death in 1992.Â They were blessed with five children.Â She and Monroe made their home in Mena for most of their married life and raised their children there.