Archive - Obituary
August 17th, 2012
David Allen Goode, 63, of Benton passed away Aug.14, as a result of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm.
He was born to Stella and Woodrow Goode in Pasadena, Texas, on April 19, 1949.
He married Claudia Jo James on Aug. 8, 1969, and recently celebrated forty-three years of marriage.
He was retired from Asbestos Workers Installers (Local 10) of Little Rock after 30 years of service.
William Persinger, 91, of Little Rock passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15.
He was born on Feb. 14, 1921, in Lewellen, Neb., to Jack and Eva Persinger. William was a World War II Army veteran, serving served two years in the Aleutian Islands. He was a Journeymen plumber and was affiliated wit Plumbers and Pipe fitters Local 155.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers John, Harold, Clarence, Everett and Delbert; and a sister, Pearl; his wife, Hazel Bryant Persinger; a son, William Glen II; and s grandson, William Glen III. Â
Robert M. Scott, 86, of Benton passed away Monday, Aug. 13. He was born March 14, 1926, in Saline County (Salem Community).
Robert was a farmer and real estate broker and a member of the Saline County Realtors Association. His family was twice named Saline County Farm Family of the Year.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Benton, where he was longtime choir member and a longtime teacher and leader for the Menâ€™s Bible Class.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton W. and Ida Belle Bard Scott; and a sister, Mary Elizabeth Chastain.
Mike Hardin, 51, of Benton passed away on Aug. 14, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
He spent his final weeks lovingly surrounded by his family and close friends. Mike was born in Little Roc, on July 14, 1961. He graduated from Benton High School in 1979 and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1983, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business management.
Herlinda May Odle, 76, of Benton died Saturday, Aug. 11. She was born May 24, 1936, in Hemet, Calif. Herlinda was a member of Agape Fellowship Ministries in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Grace Ortiz; her husband of 40 years, Hobert Odle; her brother, Ronnie Ortiz; a sister, Toni Chavez; and a grandson, Michael Yangas.
Carmon Marvetta Alexander Moon, 69, passed away Aug. 9.
She was a member of Southeast Christian Church and Bethlehem Evangelical United Church of Christ. She was a registered nurse and worked for University of Louisville Hospital. She performed with her husband, Stan. in the musical group, The New Moons.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Colleen Sheffield Alexander; her stepmother, Zelma Alexander Foley; and her brother-in-law, Bobby Kitchen.
Marilyn Bayles, 60, passed away on Aug. 10.
Marilyn was born Aug. 10, 1952 in Benton. She was a lifelong homemaker who loved and cherished her children and grandchildren. She was dearly cherished and loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, William Jerry Bayles; her parents, Scotty and Betty Smith; and a brother, Claude â€śWoodyâ€ť Woodall.
Curtis David Sellers, 67, of Alexander passed away on August 10, 2012 with his family by his side.
He was born on November 30, 1944 to the late, Curtis Joseph and Ethel Mae Sellers in Little Rock.
Curtis proudly served his country in the Vietnam War and served in the United States Army for more than 16 years. He loved working on old cars and also serving as a police officer.
Mr. Sellers is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Judy Tuggle.
Vera Iris Witcher, 90, of Benton died Friday, August 10, 2012 at her home.
She was born June 5, 1922 in Dierks, Ark.
Vera was a retired hairdresser and a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Cecil Smith Boatman; sisters, Opal McKee and Vivian Houlton; and brother, Joe Boatman.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Aubrey O. and Aline Witcher of Benton; brothers, Marvin Boatman of Hot Springs; Euell Boatman of Indiana; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ashbyâ€™s.
Charles Preston â€śNuttâ€ť Phillips, 81, of Benton died Friday August 10, 2012.
He was born February 14, 1931 in Malvern, Ark. to Edith Cunningham Phillips and Ewell T. Phillips.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Howell, Bernie and Gervis Phillips. He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law Steve Golding.