Archive - Jan 28, 2013 - Obituary
Earl Monroe Osburn, 89, of Benton; passed away Saturday, January 26.Â He was born February 18, 1923 in Schaberg.Â Mr. Osburn was a member of the First Pentecostal Church of Bryant where he was a Deacon and retired from truck driving after 47 years.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oliver and Mary Belle Osburn; four brothers, Johnny and Robert Osburn and Gene and Leroy Thurber and a sister, Mandy McNeal.
George N. Phillips, 79, of Benton passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23.
He was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Centerville, Iowa.
George was a retired carpenter and a Lutheran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Velma Porter Phillips; and his wife, Marion Phillips.
Survivors include a son, Scott Philips of Benton; a daughter, Sherry Moore of Bella Vista; a brother, Robert Phillips of New Point, Calif.; two sisters, Marietta Permann of Wisconsin and Imogene "Ruth" Welch of Washington state; one grandchild and two great-grandchildren.
Charles Edward "Chuck" Matthews, 49, of Benton passed away Thursday, Jan. 24.Â He was born May 17, 1963 in Dallas, Texas.Â
Chuck was a D.J. and an I.T. specialist.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carroll Matthews; and grandparents, Phyllis and Charlie Grimes and Charles Murphy Stockton.
He is survived by his mother, Sasha Stockton; his grandmother, Eunice Stockton; two daughters, Jennifer and Christa Matthews; a grandson, Brayden Brown; three sisters, Theresa Matthews Bolen, Malena Smith and Nena Crist; other family members and friends.