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Date
Type

January 13th

Robert “Bob” Gattin

January 13, 2012

Robert “Bob” Gattin, 65, of Benton passed away Jan. 10, 2012.  He was born June 23, 1946, in Des Arc.  He was an employee of Alcoa and served in the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his adoptive parents, Melvin Wesley Gattin and Alva Akins Gattin; one brother and one sister.

January 11th

Bobby Carl Spencer

January 11, 2012

Bobby Carl Spencer, 76, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10.  He was born Sept. 29, 1935, to the late Dennis and Helen (Bryan) Spencer in Benton.  He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, who loved him dearly.  He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and taking his dogs, DeDe and Gypsy, to the lake.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Ray Spencer, and one sister, Winnie Spencer.

Joseph Harvey Yielding

January 11, 2012

Joseph Harvey Yielding, 74, of Alexander, passed away Nov. 25, 2011. He was born Jan. 22, 1937, in California. He was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a dedicated employee of American Airlines for 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Walker and Ruth Gates Yielding; and two brothers, Cecil and Robert Yielding.
He is survived by his sons, Joe Yielding and Shelby Yielding of Alexander; a sister, Ethel Bodary of Michigan; and a brother, Kenneth Yielding of Michigan.

Sherry Nell Taylor Westerman

January 11, 2012

Sherry Nell Taylor Westerman, 68, of Baton Rouge, La., formerly of Benton, went to be with our Lord on Jan. 6.  She was born in Fordyce on Sept. 11, 1943.  She was a registered nurse.
Sherry was preceded in death by her mother and stepfather, Christine and Raymond DeLoach; her father, Waymon Taylor of Benton; her grandparents, Ed and Bessie West of Benton and Robert and Emma Taylor of Dallas County.

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