Archive - 2011 - Obituary
Emma Jean Walters, 91, of Malvern passed away April 18, 2011, at Hot Spring County Medical Center.Â
She was born Nov. 3, 1919, in Benton to Dave W. and Rosa (Halsted) Dove.Â She was a homemaker and a member of Third Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, Samuel H. Walters; and infant son, Larry Walters; three great-grandsons; brothers, David, Robert, Charles and J.W. Dove; and sister, Rachel Collier.
Bobby Lee Hobbs of Mabelvale passed away Friday, April 15, 2011.
He was born Aug. 17, 1931, in Little Rock.
Margaret L. Dickens, 89, of Benton, passed away April 14, 2011, in Bryant.Â She was born Oct. 1, 1921, in Memphis, Tenn. to the late Milus and Ella (Dowell) Bryant.
Her husband, Joe Neil Dickens, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son, Joe Dickens; daughter, Kathy Shaw, both of Benton; two grandchildren, Sarah Dickens and Kelly Bridges, and one great-grandson, Hunter Bridges.
The memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday at Christ Episcopal Church in Little Rock with The Rev. Scott Walters and Rev. Kate Alexander officiating.
William Edwin Glenn, 83, of Benton passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011. He was born June 3, 1927, in Benton to John and Esther Grasty Glenn.
He was a member of Parkview United Methodist Church and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a 33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason.
Annie Jewel Anderson Brown, 78, of Alexander passed away Thursday, April 14, 2011, at her home.
She was born on March 22, 1933, in Rover to the late Charlie and Jessie (Cathey) Anderson.
Mrs. Brown was a member of the Hurricane Lake Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, her husband, Charles Brown, also preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, Tom Brown and wife Sally of Benton and Pete Brown of Alexander; one brother, Charles Anderson and wife Hazel of Rover; and two grandchildren, Paul Brown and Jessica Brown.
Jean Cowden Saunders, 84, Benton passed away April 13, 2011.Â
She was born June 11, 1926, in Bauxite.
She graduated from Wesleyan College and taught in the Bryant School System.Â Later, she founded and successfully ran Cowden Art Conservation for many years.Â Jean also was an author and published childrenâ€™s books.Â Her interests included, flower gardens and working crosswords.
Survivors include a son, David Henry Cowden III and wife Era; daughter, Jean Cowden Kisker and husband Harry; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Betty Sue Dennis, 77, of Benton passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Saline Memorial Hospital Hospice House in Bryant.
She was born Feb. 8, 1934, in Dyess to Emmet Ward and Ida Bell (McKenzie) Ward.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouse, Edgar Dennis; seven brothers; and one half sister.
Survivors include her son, Eddie Dennis and wife Bonnie, of Russellville; one daughter, Carolyn Hutcheson and husband Davy of Traskwood; one brother, Billy Ward and wife Laverne of Clinton; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Ronnie L. Nalley, 61, of Benton passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
He was born April 16, 1949, in Benton.
Ronnie had previously worked at Ashby Funeral Home as an emergency medical technician and was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, D.R. and Mabel Kennimer and Charles and Daisy Nalley.
Piedad Kuttler, 74, of Benton passed away Monday, April 11, 2011.
She was born Dec. 18, 1936, in Esteli, Nicaragua.
Mrs. Kuttler was a nurse for the health department in Nicaragua, and retired after 22 years from Northrop Grumman, and was of the Catholic faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Carol Reasons, 71, of Benton died April 10, 2011.
Ms. Reasons was born Aug. 22, 1939, in Wichita, Kan., to Clifton and Ethal Schul.
She had a wonderful voice and enjoyed singing and playing piano in church. She also loved spending time with her family and animals.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Carl Schul; and her sister, Dorothy Tool.