Archive - Obituary
June 4th, 2012
Dick Calvert, 66, of Benton, passed away on Friday, June 1.Â He was born August 21, 1945 in Pine Bluff.Â Dick served as a State Farm agent in Saline County for 38 years.Â He wanted to express his gratitude to all of his policy holders and customers for their loyalty and friendship over the years.Â Dick was a member of the Presidentâ€™s Club, Chairman Circle and Bronze Tablet.Â He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.Â Dick was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bryant.Â
William Robert Reaves, 66 of Bryant went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 28, with his family by his side. He was born on March 9, 1946 to the late, William and Roxie Reaves in Ferda. Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing, singing and camping. He was a song writer and played the upright bass. Robert was a member of Lighthouse Church of Benton. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Roger Dale Sims; two nephews, Darrell Cullipher and Jon Jon Higgins and a very special friend, Pearl Fields.
Linda Annmarie White, 63, of Benton passed away Sunday, May 27.
Linda was born Feb. 10, 1949, in Little Rock, to the late Sylvester and Jewel Haire. .
Mrs. White never met a stranger; she was a very loving and giving person. She attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church when she was able. Linda and her husband enjoyed helping feed those persons in need.
She was preceded in death by several siblings.
Linda is survived by her husband of 20 years, Jimmy D. White of Benton; stepchildren Jimmy, Jr., Kenneth, Angela, Daman, and Traciel; and many grandchildren.
Aiden Michael Lambert, 8, of Glen Rose passed away Monday, May 28.
He was born Sept. 22, 2003, in Little Rock, the son of Jason Vinyard and Lauren Lambert.
Aiden had just completed the second grade at Glen Rose Elementary School.Â He was a member of the Benton Baseball Association, Mt. Zion AWANA and attended Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.Â Aiden enjoyed fishing with his brother and being on the farm.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Dewey and Margaret Lambert and great-great-grandfather, Buster Cheatham.
Alice Tudor Glover, 55, of Benton passed away Friday, May 25, in Benton.Â She was born April 3, 1957 in Little Rock to Louis and Erma Tudor.Â
Mrs. Glover was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and actively involved in various community charities and activities in Benton.Â She spent more than 30 years as a beloved and dedicated second-grade school teacher at Caldwell Elementary School in Benton.Â
She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Jeanne Glover.Â
Willie Pauline Harris, 96, of Lonsdale, passed away May 28.Â She was born Aug. 26, 1915, in Saline County to the late Marshall and Della Shelton Gentry.Â Mrs. Harris was a homemaker and a member of Owensville Baptist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 65 years, Royce Vernon Harris; a brother, Robert Gentry; and a sister, Vivian Brooks.Â
Clyde T. (Sonny) Bradshaw, 76, of Benton, lost his courageous battle with cancer at Saline Memorial Hospice in Bryant on May 29.Â Sonny was born Oct. 28, 1935, in Feenyville to Mae and Clyde Bradshaw.Â He was the owner of Bradshawâ€™s Grocery for 25 years.Â
Sonny was preceded in death by his only child, Chad T. Bradshaw; his father, Clyde Bradshaw; grandparents, Ernest and Annie Belle Hunter; mother and dad, Mae and Gene Ollar; stepbrother, Gene Ollar; and three nephews, Garry Barnett, Rickey Boley and John Mozisek.
Robert Lee (Bob) Westbrook, 89, of Batesville, died at his home May 28.Â He was born July 16, 1922, to Andrew and Zula Westbrook.
He was of the Baptist faith and attended Parkview Baptist Church in Batesville.
Bob was a World War II veteran, having served under Gen. George S. Patton,Â He received four of the five major battle stars during that time, along with other medals. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed.
Ferrel Vance Magby, 61 of Bauxite, passed away May 26.Â Â He was born October 30, 1950 in Bauxite to the late Eathel and Lola Brown Magby.Â He was a member of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church and retired after many years from Benton Parks and Recreation Dept.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Danny and Autry Magby.
Survivors, wife, Rose Magby of Bauxite, daughter,Â Amelia Rose Magby of Bauxite, brothers, Sebert Magby, Benton and Troy Magby of Bauxite, sisters, Dixie Smith, Bauxite, Linda West, Bauxite and Novis Glenn, Malvern.
Harold Thomas (Tom) Hicks, 67, of Benton, passed away May 26.Â He was born February 17, 1945 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Henry and Pauline Hicks.Â Harold was an employee of Walmart for over 13 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Rick Hicks.
Survivors, wife, Linda Hicks of Benton, sons, Michael Lewis of Benton, Jeff Lewis of Benton, Scott Lewis and wife, Kathleen of Valley Springs, Ca., Donal Lewis and wife, Annie Mae of Anchorage, Alaska, daughter, Brandy Hicks of Benton, fourteen grandchildren and six great grandchildren.