Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Thomas Edward Forner, 54, of Benton passed away Nov. 17, 2014. He was born May 12, 1960, to Leonard and Nonojean Gilbert Forner of Aurora, Ill.Â
He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt. He loved to volunteer, especially for his church where he was a lighting and sound technician. He served as president of Benton Band Booster Club for seven years.
Thomas was a loyal husband and family man. He had a strong connection with his work family. Thomas loved and adored his children who were his life and world.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Leonard George Forner III.
Curtiss Lee Steven, 58, of Benton passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2014.Â He was born May 23, 1956 to Robert and Beverly Daniels Steven.Â
He is survived by sons Christopher Steven of Benton, Keith Steven and Kameren Steven of St. Cloud, Minn.; a stepson, Jeffrey Cirigliano of Benton; three daughters, Debra Womack Steven of Benton, Jennifer Steven and Kealsie Steven of St. Cloud, Minn.' and six grandchildren.
A memorial service conducted by the family is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Old Union Baptist Church.
Cremation was through Ashby Funeral Home.
Charlotte McNair Efird, 41, of Glen Rose passed away Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at the Baptist Health Medical Center in Hot Spring County. She was born in Marianna on May 1, 1973m the daughter of Charles Cecil and Patsy Free McNair.
She was a 1992 graduate of Bryant High School and a homemaker.
Charlotte was a member of Avilla Missionary Baptist Church.Â She was a loving wife, best friend and had a heart of gold.Â
She was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Pearl Free and Jessimane McNair and grandfather, Homer Banks.