Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Nora Lavone Cook, 81, of Benton passed away Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.Â She was born May 27, 1931, in Star City.
Mrs. Cook was a homemaker and a member of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Pauline Wimberly; her husband, John H. Cook; and three brothers, Wesley, Harold and Walter Wimberly.
Herbert C. Reagan, 88, died Jan. 4, at his home in Benton after a long illness. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Benton, where the Rev. Mike Titsworth is pastor.Â
He is survived by his beloved wife, Norma; a brother Louis V. Reagan of Fortuna, Calif.,; and his children and their spouses,Curtis and Barbara Walsh of Indianapolis, Ind., Wendy and Thomas Shipman of Frisco, Texas, and Michael and Crandolyn Reagan of Bloomington, Calif.Â
Cremation service was provided by Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
L.C. (Candy) Revis, 90, of Benton died Wednesday, Jan. 9. He was born March 11, 1922, in Scott. L.C. was retired from Reynolds Mining.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Mattie Wright Revis; wife Vera Mae Revis; four brothers; and two sisters.
He is survived by his son, Jerry Revis of Alexander; daughters Janis Stith and Lynda Shelton, both of Benton; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan 14, at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Lee Cemetery.
B.R. McGinty, 79, of Bryant passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at his home. He was born Dec. 8, 1933.
Mr. McGinty was owner and founder of B. R. McGinty Mechanical Contractors served customers for 48 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean War from 1952 to 1957 and was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church.
Martha Elizabeth Nowlin Statler, 86, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 9.
She was born in Rolla on May 2, 1926, to the late Bill and Martha Elliott Nowlin.Â She was a member of First Missionary Baptist Church of Traskwood and loved reading, teaching, and traveling.
Clenton R. Cash, 79, of Benton passed away Jan. 8. Clenton was born Feb. 1, 1933. in the family home on Cash Mountain Road in Saline City to James Cash and Frances McDougal. He loved music and the outdoors.
Clenton retired from Alcoa after working 42 years as an electrical supervisor. He served as choir director for numerous churches and was a member of the Happy Day Gospel Singers.
Francis A. "Pete" Russ, 87, of Benton passed away Monday, Jan. 7, at his home.Â He was born in Little Rock on Feb. 4, 1925.Â
Mr. Russ served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. His ship, the USS Goss, was a member of the fleet in Tokyo Bay when Japan surrendered to Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
He retired from the sheet metal shop at Alcoa after 30 years of service and was a long time member of Geyer Springs Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Hazel (Kriegbaum) Russ, and daughter, Charliss Russ.
Thomas Rueben Dempsey, 70, of Haskell passed away Jan. 8.Â He was born Feb. 7, 1942 in Marked Tree to the late S.L. and Berdie Harbison Dempsey.Â Â
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Emma Jean Moody.
Jeremy Lynn Stamper, 35, passed away on Jan. 5. Jeremy was born on June 20, 1977, in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Jeremy was a district sales manager for Sysco Foods in Little Rock.Â He loved spending time with his children and was a huge sports fan.
Jeremy loved the Razorbacks and sky diving. He played coed softball and coached baseball for the East End Express. He loved the Lord and his family.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Scott Rowland; and a niece, Miryah Rowland.
Joyce Sluder, 59, of Benton passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8. She was born Dec., 22, 1953 in Little Rock.
Joyce was a 1972 graduate of Benton High School. She was employed as a cashier at Razorback Car Wash for three years and a member of Gospel Light Baptist Church, where she was the pianist.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Juanita Chambers.