Archive - 2012 - Obituary
Tony Allen Waters, 49, of Paron went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 21.Â He was born January 7, 1963 in Little Rock. Tony was an avid hunter and fisherman.Â He loved the outdoors.Â His wonderful personality and great sense of humor will be greatly missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Waters and brother, Wendall Waters.
Debbie Griffith Crook, 52 of Avilla, went to be with the Lord on November 20. Debbie was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother.Â She was a people person and was loved by many.
She is preceded in death by her parents; Eugene and Juanita Presson, one brother; James, and her first husband; Ralph Griffith.
She is survived by her husband; Rick Crook, three sons; Ricky Griffith and wife, Amber, Randy Griffith and Cody Crook of Alexander.
Drew Nicole Melton, 17, of Benton, passed from this life on November 21.Â She was born March 22, 1995 in Hot Springs, to Fred â€śTedâ€ť Melton and Susan Melton Jacobs.Â Drew was a senior at Benton High School and worked at Arkansas Bone and Joint in Bryant.Â She loved playing all sports, including Golf, Softball, (short stop extra ordinair), Volley Ball, Basketball and her dream, to be on a Swim Team.Â Her plans were to attended University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in the fall.
Pat Collins Bryant, 76, of Benton, left this world on Nov. 19, to join God Almighty.Â Her beautiful smile and â€ścrazyâ€ť personality will be so sadly missed by her family and a host of friends.Â Death leaves a heartache no one can heal; love leaves a memory no one can steal.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harold Wayne Bryant; and her cherished mother and father, Bill and Dove Collins all of Benton.
Peggy G. Loy Wallace, 82, of Bryant passed away peacefully on Nov. 19.
The Wallaces moved to Bryant in 1963, building the first home in Tanglewood Acres.Â She loved her yard, and was happiest when caring for her family.Â She loved to make homemade rolls at every occasion, often sending them to neighbors. After her youngest son started school, she worked at Bryant Dairy King and later Bobâ€™s Thriftway.
Patsy CampbellÂ Adney, 84, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 18.Â Patsy was born in Bauxite to Frank and Emily Campbell on March 10, 1928.
She loved to laugh and spend time with her family and friends.Â She was longtime member ofÂ West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church.Â Â
Patsy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 48 years, James Adney,Â her grandaughter, Randi Ann Adney; and her brother. Frank Campbell Jr.Â
Kenneth â€śKennyâ€ť Landreth, 57, of Poyen passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, at Hot Spring County Medical Center.Â He was born July 20, 1955, in Little Rock, the son of Gerald â€śJerryâ€ť and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Landreth.
He loved farming, singing at church, floral design and doing for others.Â Kenny was a member of Poyen Missionary Baptist Church.Â
He was preceded in death by his father, Gerald â€śJerryâ€ť Landreth.
Victor â€śHeavyâ€ť Polston, 58, of Haskell passed away on Nov. 19 at his home.Â He was born Oct. 14, 1954, in Fresno, Calif., to the late Noel F. and Thelma Odell â€śSueâ€ť Polston.Â
Also preceding him in death were his sisters, Beverly Sue Blair and Sharon Ann Estes, both of Benton.
Nolan R. James, 78, of Benton passed away Monday, Nov. 19.Â He was born June 16, 1934, in Saline County.Â Mr. James was a U.S. Air Force veteran and an insurance agent.
He was a member of Gravel Hill Baptist Church. where he served as music director and Sunday School teacher for many years. He was a Mason with the Rubicon Lodge 627.Â
Mr. James was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Roy James; and two brothers, Roland James and Derrel James.
Danny Beaty, 57, of Hot Springs, formerly of Benton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17.Â He was born Dec. 21, 1955, in Benton.Â Mr. Beaty was a machinist in Hot Springs.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Hazel Beaty.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Beaty of Hot Springs; two sons, Chad Beaty of Benton and Matthew Beaty of Little Rock; three sisters, Brenda Herring of Hot Springs, Darlene Foshee of Benton and Marlene Golliver of Benton; and two grandchildren.