Archive - Obituary
August 29th, 2011
Willie Rubin Richmond,66, of Benton, passed away Saturday, August 27.Â He was born September 21, 1944 in Benton.Â Mr. Richmond was retired from Alcoa and a U.S. Army Veteran.Â He was preceded in death by his parents, Fait and Josephine Richmond; step-son, Don E. Leslie and two brothers, Curtis and Ray Richmond.
John Wesley Prickett, 80, of Bryant, died Friday August 26.
He was born March 30, 1931 in Bryant.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Wesley Prickett and Fay Rowland Prickett of Bryant; and his brother Max Prickett.
He graduated from Bryant High School in 1949 and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1956. John was an avid baseball player in his youth with The Bryant Rebels and contracted to play professional baseball in Greenville, Mississippi in the Cotton States League from 1950 to 1953. He was a U.S Army Veteran.
Cliffâ€™Don Braydon Raper, infant son of Casey Don and Reâ€™Becca Jean Skeen Raper, of Texarkana, Arkansas died August 19, in a local hospital.
Cliffâ€™Don was born August 19, 2011, in Texarkana, Texas.
George Carroll Dicus, 74, of Benton passed away Monday, August 22, after a long illness and surrounded by his adoring family who lovingly cared for him in his final months. George was born May 19, 1937 in Little Rock, the son of the late Lonnie and Audrey Dicus.
Stephen Richard Lentz, 67, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 20, at his home in Rowlett, Texas, after a lengthy illness.Â He was born July 20, 1944, in Sandusky, OH, to the late Ralph Frederick and Constance Joan Camp Lentz.Â He was a graduate of Ohio University and was employed by AT&T/Lucent for 34 years.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Gary Lentz and step-daughter, Kelley Page.
Walter C. Brannon, Jr., 59, of Hot Springs passed away November 13, 2010.Â He was born June 14, 1951 in Paragould to W.C., Sr. and Louise Brannon.Â Walter was predeceased by his parents and son, Trey Brannon.
He is survived by two daughters, Ceci McFee of Hot Springs and Angela Niblett; sister, Anna Smith of Benton, six grandchildren, one niece and one nephew.
Ulysses Glen â€śButchâ€ť Hardwick, 74, of milemarker 123 in Bryant, went to be with our God in Heaven on Friday, Aug.Â 19.Â
He was born March 9, 1937, in Sasakwa, Okla., to Guy and Lucille Hardwick and was the second oldest of four children. In his early adult years he served in the U.S. Navy where he played baseball.
From the Navy, he was scouted to play Triple A Ball for the then Kansas City Athletics (now the Oakland Athletics).
Harold â€śLacyâ€ť Landers, 84, of Benton passed away Friday, Aug. 20, in Bryant.
He was born June 28, 1927, in Benton to the late Virgil and Josie Landers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers and sisters, Ralph Landers, Vera Landers Lorenzo, Watt Landers, Carl Landers, Lucy Landers Crawford and Bob Landers; and a granddaughter, Lorie Black.
Annie Pauline Terry Turner, 99, passed away Aug. 17, at her home in Benton. She was born Jan. 23, 1912 in Coryell County, Texas, Pauline lived most of her life in Bastrop, Louisiana.
She is survived by her son Terry Turner of Clayton, MO; daughters Emily Turner Laurel and Rebecca Turner Bourne, both of Benton; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
Pauline was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Campbell Turner and two sons, Eugene Campbell Turner, Jr., and Ted Everett Turner.
Jerry G. Glasscock, 52, of Hot Springs passed away Thursday, Aug. 18. He was born May 17, 1959 to the late Betty McGillrey Glasscock and William Glasscock in Bald Knob.
Mr. Glasscock was a member of Harveyâ€™s Chapel Baptist Church and worked for Hot Springs City Sanitation. He was predeceased by his parents; one daughter, Michelle Lynn Glasscock and sister, Rosalee Glasscock.