Skip to main content

Archive - Obituary

December 17th

Barbara Frances (Williams) Wilkins

December 17, 2012

Barbara Frances "Sissy" (Williams) Wilkins died Dec. 10, 2012, in Flower Mound, Texas.
Barbara was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Benton to Edward "Doc" Arlee Williams and Glennie Williams. She was a Jehovah's Witness.
Barbara was predeceased by her parents and her son, James Terry Williams.
She is survived by her sons, Michael Dean Carroll of Tioga, Texas, and Corwin Wilkins of Phoenix, Ariz.; and her daughter, Dana Griffin of Jonesboro.
No service is planned.
DeBerry Funeral Home in Denton, Texas, was in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 294, Tioga, TX 76271.

December 14th

Harvey Boyd 'Slick' Reeves

December 14, 2012

Harvey Boyd "Slick" Reeves, 80, of Benton passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Little Rock.  He was born March 2, 1932 in Humphrey, to the late Hazel and Melda Iona Moore.
Harvey’s greatest joy came from working.  He was involved in carpentry, construction, excavation and gardening. Most recently his best times were spent digging for the plumbers and working in the raised bed community garden. He always enjoyed hunting trips to Colorado, deer clubs all over Arkansas and a good ride on an unbroken horse.

Briley Faith Turner

December 14, 2012

Our precious Briley Faith Turner went to be with her Heavenly Father on Tuesday, Dec. 11, after she was born with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) on Oct., 11, 2012. She courageously fought for her life, but was ready to go to her eternal home. God used Briley to touch many lives in her 61 days here on Earth. We couldn’t be prouder of our little girl.
Briley met her great-grandparents, Gigi, Grandad and Papaw in Heaven.

Barbara Frances (Williams) Wilkins

December 14, 2012

Barbara Frances "Sissy" (Williams) Wilkins died Dec. 10, 2012, in Flower Mound, Texas.
Barbara was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Benton to Edward "Doc" Arlee Williams and Glennie Williams. She was a Jehovah's Witness.
Barbara was predeceased by her parents and her son, James Terry Williams.
She is survived by her sons, Michael Dean Carroll of Tioga, Texas, and Corwin Wilkins of Phoenix, Ariz.; and her daughter, Dana Griffin of Jonesboro.
No service is planned.
DeBerry Funeral Home in Denton, Texas, was in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 294, Tioga, TX 76271.

Hubert S. Puckett, Jr.

December 14, 2012

Hubert S. Puckett, Jr. 84, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 11. He was born March 27, 1928, in Rose City.
He had been a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church since 1970. He taught a men’s Bible study and was a deacon.

Joseph Womack

December 14, 2012

Our beloved father, Joseph Womack, surrounded by family, entered into eternal life Dec. 1.
Dad was born in Nashville, Tenn., on July 5, 1927. After graduating from Hillsboro High and attaining the rank of Eagle Scout, he joined the U.S. Navy. Following World War II, he returned home to Nashville. In 1949, he graduated with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. He later earned a master’s degree in electronics and instrumentation from the University of Arkansas.

Elton Dewayne Shepherd

December 14, 2012

Elton Dewayne Shepherd, 55, of Beebe, formerly of Bauxite, passed away Friday, Dec. 7. He was born Nov. 4, 1957, to the late Herman and Mary Shepherd.
Elton graduated from Bauxite High School, where he played football and basketball and ran track. His nickname was “Cool” in school, and he was proud to be a Bauxite Miner.

December 12th

Emily Anne Mohl

December 12, 2012

Emily Anne Mohl, 24, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9.  Emily was born Sept. 23, 1988, in Little Rock.
Emily was a bighearted, full-time mother who loved a challenge and enjoyed listening to music and cooking. She was of the Baptist faith. Her favorite pastime was spending time with Frely, her fiance; her son, Ivan; and her family. 
Emily was preceded in death by her great-grandparents, George and Nancy Sheppard and "Grandpa" Bill Mohl.

Edward E. Casteel Sr.

December 12, 2012

Edward E. Casteel Sr., 64, of Benton passed away Monday, Dec. 10.
Ed loved spending time with his family and also loved to hunt and fish. He was a member of Temple Missionary Baptist Church for five years and a lifelong member of S & J Hunting Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Bobbie Casteel; and his wife’s parents, Tommy and Lola Nelson.

Robert Vincent Tucker

December 12, 2012

Robert Vincent Tucker, 78, of Benton passed away Monday, Dec. 10.  He was born Dec. 30, 1934, in Benton to the late Enoch and Hollond Sulton Tucker.  Robert was retired from AT & T.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jeolyn Tucker; a sister, Dorthea Wright; four brothers, Ralph, Conrad, Jack and Norman Tucker; and a son, Ronnie Otts.
He is survived by two sons, Billy Otts of Malvern and Kenneth Otts of Abbott; two brothers, James Tucker and Merle Tucker, both of California; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

HASKELL — After a year under Dwaine Fishburn as interim head coach, the Benton High School senior...
BENTON – After losing half its team and majority of its contributors to graduation a season after...
HASKELL — The Harmony Grove Lady Cardinals finally got back on the diamond in 5-3A action Monday,...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes