Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Romarie Hill, 61, of Benton went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 12, 2013.Â She was born Sept. 5, 1952 to the late Ernest and Juanita Hicks at St.
Joseph Hospital in Hot Springs.
Romarie worked for Levi Strauss for more than 20 years in the Central District of the Department of Finance and Administration for four years and 10 years for the Forfeiture Support Associates with the FBI.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister.
Jaime (Doss) Bowers, 49, of Benton passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. She was born Oct. 20, 1964, in Mendota, Calif., to Jimmie and Vonda (Abbott) Doss. Jaime loved and adored her children and was affectionately known as â€śYaYaâ€ť by her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Jason G. Keen, 41, of Bryant passed away Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.Â He was born March 27, 1972, in Benton.
Jason was a plummer.Â
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Roy Hinson and Hubert and Christine Keen.
Jason is survived by his wife, Jennifer Keen; three children, Natalie, Austin and Alyssa Keen; his parents, George and Debra Keen; his grandmother, April Greene; his sister, Jayme Cordell (Cody); his father-in-law, George Youngblood; his brothers-in-law, Randy Youngblood (Christina) and Darrell Youngblood; three nieces; five nephews; three great-nieces and one great-nephew.
Mary Elizabeth Ballard Olson, 91, of Traskwood went to meet her Lord on Nov. 1, 2013. She was born Jan. 27, 1922, in Benton. She was of the Baptist faith. Mary was a volunteer for the Saline Hospital Auxiliary for more than 10 years. She was blessed with a good life, loved her family, and liked to â€śgo and do.â€ť
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Gaum "Doc" Ballard and Annie Jewel; her stepfather; William Asa Rigsby, her husbands, Francis Olson and the
father of her children, Clinton Burnett; five sisters and five brothers.