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November 27th

Robert Lee Jones Jr.

November 27, 2012

Robert Lee Jones Jr., 83, of Alexander passed away Sunday, Nov. 25.  He was born Dec. 15, 1928 in Little Rock.
Mr. Jones served in the U.S. Navy and was a Master Plumber, having owned and operated Jones Plumbing in Mabelvale for 30 years. He was a 33rd-degree Mason, past president and vice president of the Arkansas Plumbers Association, co-founder of C.A.J. Apprentice Committee and a member of the Lions Club. 

James Harland White

November 27, 2012

James Harland White, 71, of Benton died Monday, Nov. 26.
He was born May 4, 1941 in Clinton. James was a U.S. Army veteran, worked for BFI for 21 years and was a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gladys White; and his brother, Ray White.
He is survived by four sons, Timmy White, Tommy White, Terry White and wife Melissa, and Todd White, all of Benton; five grandchildren, Madison, Nathan, Jonathan, Katie and Megan White.
Arrangements are by Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com 

Sunny Fraleigh Red

November 27, 2012

An amazing woman, Sunny Fraleigh Red, 91, of Benton joined her Savior early Sunday, Nov. 25.
She was born Aug. 7, 1921, in North Little Rock.  Sunny had the opportunity to celebrate this Thanksgiving with all five of her grandchildren and most of her 10 great-grandchildren. She had a full life well-lived.
She was an LPN who worked many years in the offices of Drs. Ashby, Hogue, and Thorn. She showed her love for people by her dedicated service to her church and community.

Madelyn Elsie Westbrook

November 27, 2012

Madelyn Elsie Westbrook, 90, of Benton passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24. She was born Feb. 13, 1922. Madelyn was a retired LPTN at the Arkansas Health Center and a member of Parkview United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Jewell Davis; her husband, Louis Lee Westbrook; and her brothers, Samuel Davis and Harold Davis.

Marie Wolf Simons

November 27, 2012

Marie Wolf Simons, 91, of Benton passed away on Nov. 24 after a short illness.
Marie was born Jan. 13, 1921, in Malvern.
She spent all of her adult life in Saline County and was a faithful member of First Baptist Church for more than 60 years. Marie was an accomplished seamstress and worked several years performing alterations at The Fashion in Benton and also sewed for family and friends.
She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Lindsey Schwanner; and her husbands, Woodrow Wolf and Gerald Simons.

November 26th

Davey Lee Ramsey Sr.

November 26, 2012

Davey Lee Ramsey Sr, 81, of Benton, passed away Thursday, November 22.  He was born April 24, 1931 in Saline County.  Mr. Ramsey was retired from Reynolds Metal and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he was a Deacon for 45 years. 
Mr. Ramsey was preceded in death by his parents, H.C. “Tonce” and Lorene Ramsey and a sister, Gwendolyn “Snooks” Rhoades.

Teresa Lynn Scarborough

November 26, 2012

Teresa Lynn Scarborough, 38, of Fayetteville passed away Tuesday, November 20, in Fayetteville. She was born November 5, 1974 in Pompano Beach, Florida the daughter of Charles Howard and Rhoda Parker Stroud. She attended Family Baptist Church in Springdale and worked in Child Care.

Velma Pauline Jones Daugherty

November 26, 2012

Velma Pauline Jones Daugherty died on Saturday, Nov. 24 at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton after suffering a stroke Friday.
She was 95 years old.
Pauline was born Jan. 23, 1917, in Sayre, in Ouachita County, the daughter of the late Jewell Hudson Jones and Jewel Ann Pearce Jones.
The family moved to Bauxite when Pauline was about 4 years old.
Pauline met her future husband, Warren Kelley "Doc" Daugherty at a church revival in Bauxite. They were married on July 30, 1933. Doc was the love of her life, and when he died on Dec. 2, 1995, they had been married for 62 years.

November 23rd

Mildred Wright Shipp

November 23, 2012

Mildred Wright Shipp, age 91, of Bryant, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 20. Mildred was a 50 year member of Bauxite #81 and Bryant O.E.S., a Mother Advisor of Bauxite Bauxite Rainbow Assembly and a Grand Representative to British Columbia Canada.
She was predeceased by her parents, Lee and Leatus Wright; her husband of 73 years, Cyril Shipp and a grandson, Kenny Harrell. 
She is survived by daughters, Barbara Davis and husband, Kenneth of Sardis and Martha Barr of Searcy; five grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Maurine A. Mills

November 23, 2012

Maurine A. Mills, 99, of Benton, passed away Wednesday, November 21.  She was born September 7, 1913 in Haskell.  Mrs. Mills retired from the Arkansas Health Care Center and a member of Northside Church of Christ. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Lola Atchison; husband, Roy E. Mills; brother, Lester Atchison and three sisters, Ethel Mitchel, Bessie Lee Burnett and Vida Westbrook.

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