Archive - Obituary
October 15th, 2014
Talia Cushana Freeman of Benton received her angel wings on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Arkansas Childrenâ€™s Hospital. She was born April 4, 2014, in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, Betty Freeman, Tom and Tarlice Jones and Teresa DeBase; her aunt, Colander â€śCoCoâ€ť Freeman; and a cousin, Jamiya Nicole.
Edna Ruth Burks, 89, passed away Oct. 11, 2014, in Benton.
She was born Nov. 2, 1924, to the late William and Minnie (Spence) Bramlett in Russellville. She was a homemaker and co-owner of the 6411 Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Dalton Burks Sr.; and two sons, Richard Tyra and Bill Conway.
She is survived by two sons, James Dalton Burks Jr. of Benton and Carl Tyra of Troy, Mont.; two grandchildren, Tracie Conway and Michael Tyra; one niece, Suzanne Burks Gray; and other relatives and friends.
Roscoe Leon Harris, 87, of Alexander, passed away Oct. 9, 2014.Â
He was born Dec. 11, 1926, in Hot Springs, Ark., to the late Harvey and Bessie Huddleston Harris.Â
Roscoe was a 32nd-degree Mason, of the Baptist faith and was retired from Missouri Pacific Railroad. He served in the Army during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, J.T. Harris and Charlie Harris; and his sister, Betty Harris.