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April 16th

Dean Estes Massey

April 16, 2014

Dean Estes Massey, 49 of Benton, passed away April 13, 2014.  He was born March 7, 1965 in Little Rock to Bill Massey and Betty Chalk Massey. 
In life, Dean faced many hardships and trials, yet he always faced them with courage and perseverance.  He will always be remembered for his unrelenting positive spirit, generosity and caring friendship.  Dean had an amazing capacity for love.  He was an inspiration to anyone who ever met him.  Dean was an exceptional man and will be greatly missed.

Bette Lou Fawcett

April 16, 2014

Bette Lou Fawcett, 79 of Benton passed away on April 14, 2014. She was born on December 25, 1934 in Hot Springs. Bette enjoyed reading, collecting carousels and spending time with her precious grandchildren. Bette worked at Meyers Bakery for 15 years and attended New Life Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Blanche Ellis of Benton.
She is survived by two sons; Phil and Tonya Rogers of Benton and Steve and Leng Rogers of Austin, Texas; precious grandchildren, Kendal and Cali Rogers of Benton one brother, Donald and Christine Ellis of Hot Springs.

April 15th

Irene Bertha Helmich Schrader

April 15, 2014

Irene Bertha Helmich Schrader of Bryant went to be with her Lord and Savior at the age of 87 on April 12, 2014.
She was born Aug. 23, 1926, in Benton. She was a resident of Saline County for 87 years and a 1944 graduate of Bryant High School.
A lifelong Lutheran, she was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Irene loved her garden and was known in her community as the “flower lady.” Anyone who stopped at her house to inquire about the garden would leave with a bouquet and bulbs.

Billy 'Bill' Dean Tipton

April 15, 2014

Billy 'Bill' Dean Tipton “Boss Man,” 71, of Benton passed in him home April 12, 2014.
He was born Dec. 11, 1942, in Plunketville, Okla., to the late C.L. Tipton of Cove and the late Josephine Moore Johnson.
He served in the Navy and was well known for the years he owned Tipton Roofing in Benton due to his hard work and honesty. Bill enjoyed watching college sports on TV, horse races, car races and being outdoors in his garden or sitting on his swing.
All pf his life he was a hard worker and a mentor. He had a big heart and would help anyone in need.

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