Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Ray Griffin, 81, of Heber Springs, formerly of Benton, passed away on Nov. 9, 2013, from lung cancer. He was born Jan. 20, 1932. in Foyil, Okla.,to Charles Henry Griffin and Clara Moore Griffin.
He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and served with the Army in the Korean War. A self-proclaimed workaholic, he was an electician and retired after 28 years with Enmar as maintenance supervisor.
He also loved woodworking and made all types of cedar furniture and accessories.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Leslie, Walter, Troy, Berlie, Junior, Raymond, Norman and Ethel.
Steven Wayne Longo, 43, of Benton passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1970 in Santa Clara, Calif.
Steven was preceded in death by his father, Lee Wayne Longo.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Boyce Longo of Benton; a son, Steven Wayne Longo Jr of Benton.; a daughter, Shelby B. Longo of Benton; his mother, Wilma Joyce Gilbert of Gepp; his stepfather, Charles E. Gilbert of Gepp; a brother, Jeff Longo of South Haven, Miss.
Graveside service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Pinecrest Cemetery.Â
Robert â€śJackieâ€ť Howell, 79, of Benton, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Little Rock.Â
He was born Nov. 3, 1934 in Ward to the late Leathie Ann Parker.
Â He was a U.S. Army veteran, a deacon of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church, a retired custodian of Benton High School and a retired security guard for Reynolds Aluminum.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James D. Howell and Floyd M. Howell