Archive - Dec 2012 - Obituary
Mary Frances Ledbetter, 84, of Benton, passed away Dec. 28. She was born April 3, 1928 in Little Rock to the late Jack and Marie Barnes.Â Mary Frances was a beautician and a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton.Â She traveled with her late husband, A. C. Ledbetter and was a member of the Good Samâ€™s Club.
Mary is survived by her sons, Steven Ledbetter and wife Susan of Benton and Michael Ledbetter and wife Raquel of Benton.
Chapel service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at Ashby Funeral Home, with burial to follow at New Rosemont Cemetery.
LloydÂ Don Standridge, 60, of Benton, passed away Dec. 26.Â He was born June 13, 1952 in Little Rock to Harold Lloyd and Hazel LaVerne Standridge. Lloyd was an employee of The United States Postal Service for 26 years.Â He was of the Baptist faith, having attended the First Baptist Church of Benton.
He was preceded in death by his mother, LaVerne Standridge Bearden.
Billy Gene Ramsey, 79, of Benton passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26.Â He was born Nov. 6, 1933 in Bauxite.Â
Mr. Ramsey worked at Owasso as a foreman for 25 years; after that he worked for Dalworth of Haskell as a truck driver for 30 years.Â He loved truck driving.
Mr. Ramsey could tell you how to get anywhere you wanted to go and how long it would take you to get there.Â He also loved to make people laugh and did a good job of it.Â Mr. Ramsey was a member of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church.Â