Archive - 2013 - Obituary
Minnie Lea Green (Minnielee or Minn to her family and friends), 81, of Benton, went to be with her heavenly father on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.Â She was born April 23, 1932, in Bruno, the only girl of three children, to her parents, Roy Ferdinand and Vera Myrtle Oglesby.
Anita (Love bug) A.Thornberry (Quick), 29, of Benton passed away suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. She was born Jan. 1, 1984, in Pataskala, Ohio.
She will be greatly missed. She was such a loving mother, sister and daughter. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved camping, fishing and baking. She was full of joy and great with her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Charles D. Quick.
Dr. Howard A. Nobles, 71, of Benton passed away Dec. 15, 2013.
He was born July 6, 1942. in El Dorado to Henry Arthur and Helen (Woods) Nobles Jr.Â He was a Navy Veteran, a member of First Baptist Church of Benton, and held bachelorâ€™s, masterâ€™s and doctoral degrees in education from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
He was Â an educator in Benton and a member and past president of the Poetsâ€™ Roundtable.Â He also authored three books of poetry â€“ "Poems from a Baseball Fan," "Lost in Limerick Land" and "Cincinnati, Chicago and Other Places."