Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Timothy Allen Ditzig, 39, died in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Oct. 24 2014. He was born March 12, 1975 in Waukegan, Ill. and grew up in Zion, Ill. He attended Zion Benton High School up until his Senior year when he and his father Thomas moved to Benton, after his mother Evelyn passed away. He remained in Benton until 2002 when his father, Thomas, passed away. He then lived in both Hilton Head, S.C. and Jacksonville, Fla. where his brothers and their families resided.
Tamara Billingsley Morgan, 44 of Benton, went to be with her heavenly father on Nov. 6, 2014 surrounded by her family.Â She was born Oct. 7, 1970 in Little Rock to Don and Hope Billingsley.Â Tamara had a strong spirit and fought a rare disease for more than 29 years, and survived many critical situations but never gave up.Â Finally her body couldnâ€™t take it anymore and God called her home.Â Tamaraâ€™s love for life and people was remarkable and she touched the lives of many with her courage and strength.Â
Thomas Hollis McBryde, 93 of Benton, formally of Conway, went home to be with his Lord on November 6, 2014. He was born February 12, 1921 in Lincoln County, Arkansas to the late Cub Porter and Dollie Grumbles McBryde. Hollis was a member of Forest Hills Missionary Baptist Church in Benton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter, Kathy McBryde, brothers, Ural, Coy, Ellis, Earl and Havis McBryde.