Archive - Obituary
October 21st, 2014
Florence Phillips Craig, 101, of Benton, passed away on Saturday, Oct.18, 2014.
She was born Dec. 29, 1912, in Marion County to James Henry and Audrey Firestone Phillips.
Mrs. Craig was retired from the Arkansas State Hospital, Benton Unit, and was a member of Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
Jimmy Ellis Oglesby Sr., 78, of Benton, passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.Â He was born Oct. 9, 1936, in Benton.
Mr. Oglesby retired from Alcoa as a mechanic and multicrafter.Â He was a member of Social Hill Missionary Baptist Church and BB&G Hunting Club.Â
Mr. Oglesby was preceded in death by his parents, Roy Ferdinand Oglesby and Vera Myrtle Gray Oglesby; his wife, Arlene Delores Oglesby; a son, Gerald Paul; and a sister, Minnie Lea Green.
Troy Marvin Steele, 70, of Bauxite passed away Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.Â He was born April 11, 1944 in Fort Smith.
Mr. Steele was a dspatch supervisor for Safeway/Harvest Foods and was a member of Brooks Bethel Baptist Church.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert G. and Effie Steele; and a brother, Milbren Hickman.