Archive - Jan 31, 2013 - Obituary
Esther Louise Verga, 94, of Benton died Tuesday, Jan. 22.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William F. and Olga Pilgrim; a brother, William H. Pilgrim; and her husband, John J. Verga.
She is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Stoetzner and husband Robert of Utica, N.Y., and Joanne Messley and husband Charles of Benton; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Jan. 26, at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in St. Charles, Mo. Local arrangements are by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.Â
Christi Lynn Allen of Benton went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on Jan. 26, 2013. She was born May 11, 1962 in Kennett, Mo.
Christi was passionate about caring for the elderly. She recently cared for elderly clients whom many she adopted and cared for as her own family. She was a loving person and that love spread into the many hearts and lives she touched.
Charles E. Reeves Sr., 65, of Malvern passed away Monday, Jan. 28, at Hot Spring County Medical Center.Â He was born Oct. 14, 1947, in Malvern, the son of Clarence and Gladys Robertson Reeves.Â
Charles was a member and deacon at Cooper Assembly of God and co-teacher of the Sanctuary Sunday School Class.Â He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Razorback fan. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ralph Reeves.