Archive - Nov 2012 - Obituary
Retired U.S. Army Master Sgt. DarrellÂ Lewis Walden died at his home in Benton, on Nov. 27.Â He was born May 10, 1940. in Bauxite to the late Ed and Nedgie Croxton Walden.
Darrell retired to Benton following a career in explosive ordnance disposal in the U.S. Army, during which he traveled the world with various government officials as part of their guard detachments.Â He served in this capacity during the Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter debate in San Francisco.
Keith Beck, 63, of Benton died November 27.Â He was born Nov. 30, 1948 in Little Rock to the late Herbie Fred Beck and Mardell Nash Beck.
Keith worked for Reynolds Metals for 13 years before joining the Benton Police Department as a sergeant, where he retired.Â He was a past president of the Police Union, Fraternal Order of Police President, and a member of Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
Bobby Wilson, 57, of Mabelvale, passed away Nov. 22. He loved to hunt, fish, being outdoors, coaching Little League sports, and loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilson; and his brother, Rick Wilson.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah Wilson; two daughters, Jessica Faust and husband Cole and Corrie Jackson and husband Tommy; one sister, Charlotte Jones and husband Chuck; one brother, Burney Summers; and two grandchildren. Christopher Wilson and Emma Jackson.
JoAnn Warford Corley, 79, a lifelong resident of Glen Rose. passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock.
She was born June 23, 1933, the daughter of Jesse and Alice Jenkins Warford.Â JoAnn worked in the cafeteria at Glen Rose Schools for 35 years and also did volunteer work for the Salvation Army.Â She was a member of the Malvern and Saline Moose Lodges, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Glen Rose Missionary Baptist Church.Â JoAnn enjoyed cooking and dancing and loved her family very much.Â