Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Ernest E. â€śGeneâ€ť Ballard, 84, on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, had a special
meeting with his Lord Jesus: It was Face to Face. Gene was born March 12, 1929 in Benton, Ark., and is survived by his wife of 64 years, Vonceille; three sons, Glenn (Paige) Ballard of Little Rock, Sam (Becky) Ballard, and Steve (Debbi) Ballard; and a daughter-in-law, Cindy Ballard, all of Benton. He enjoyed his five grandchildren: Jason Ballard, Brook Neufer, Kelsey Schramko, Anna Ballard and Harrison Ballard; and seven great- grandchildren.
Preceding Gene in death were his parents, Sam and Mary Ballard of Benton;
Ronald George â€śRonnieâ€ť Young, 65, of Bauxite passed away Oct. 10, 2013, in Benton.Â He was born Oct. 24, 1947, to the late George O. and Anna (Barchoni) Young in DuBois, Pa.Â He worked for Union Pacific Railroad as a signalman and was a member of APA and the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalman and a Catholic.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Patricia Nelson.
Christine Enfield, 50, of Benton passed away on Sept. 28, 2013. She was born Dec. 24, 1962, to Charles and Viann Kueber in Flint, Mich.