Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Kenneth Jason Boyette, 39, of Benton passed away Oct. 22, 2013, at his home. He was born Sept. 3, 1974, in Benton.
Jason worked for UPS for 10 years and was a member of Forest Hills Missionary Baptist Church and belonged to many pool leagues.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria Jean Thornberry Boyette; his grandparents, Shirley and Don Boyette; and his grandmother, Elizabeth Thornberry.
He is survived by his father, Kenneth Boyette of Benton; his brother, Matthew Boyette of Benton; his grandfather, Eugene Thornberry of Rison.
Ernie D. Gibson, 90, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Oct. 21, 2013.Â He was doing what he loved â€” working in his garden.Â
Ernie was born Jan. 3, 1923, in Jonesboro to the late John and Bertha Lawson Gibson. He was retired from Alcoa and had been a faithful member of Crossroads Missionary Baptist Church since 1950.
Ernie was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Jean Gibson; and his brother, J.W. Gibson.
Freddie Geneta Kirkpatrick Cash, 81, of Benton departed this earth for her eternal home in heaven on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.
She delighted in her work as admissions representative at Baptist Medical Center for almost 20 years.Â
William Jerry Manley, 69, of Alexander passed away on Oct. 19, 2013. He was born Sept. 4, 1944, to the late, William Gilbert â€śGWâ€ť and Ruby Page Manley in Little Rock.
Jerry enjoyed collecting antiques and playing the guitar and harmonica, and he loved all animals. He was a Mason and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice.