Archive - Obituary
May 19th, 2014
David Leroy Edmonson, 66, of Glen Rose, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. He was born to Frank and Alice Edmonson on April 16, 1948 in Bauxite. He attended Bryant High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Bennington during the Vietnam War. He retired from the City of Benton after 25 years of service. He was a member of the Raymond Magill Post 2256, Veterans of Foreign Wars. David enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cooking for his family. He loved to joke and had a name for everybody. He was a hard worker and could fix anything.
Eileen Steinke Williams passed away May 17, 2014.Â She was born March 19, 1926, in Fowler, Kansas, the daughter of the late Tony and Rose Steinke.Â She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry H. Williams, six sisters and two brothers.
Jimmie Lillian Wilson Vance, 81, of Lonsdale, was born November 9, 1932, to James Daniel and Lillian Gertrude Peeler Wilson in Peeler Bend of Saline County. She was the ninth of ten children born to the couple. She was only four years old when her poppa died leaving her mother with ten children. Jimmie died May 15, 2014, in Hot Springs after a long battle with Alzheimerâ€™s. She began working as a young teenager in one of Bentonâ€™s cafes where she met Willie Doyle Vance, and they married November 5, 1949. In about 1966, she began working as a clerk at Harrisâ€™ Shoe Store in Benton.