Archive - Obituary
May 12th, 2014
Charles Wayne Clay, 70, a resident of the Salem community. died May 9, 2014.Â Wayne was born Dec. 27, 1943, to the late Jimmy E. and Elsie Faye Clay. Wayne served in the health-care profession as an LPTN for 42 years at the Benton Services Center. He retired after 12 years with hospice.
Also preceding him in death was his brother, Gary Don Clay.
Bobby H. West, 83 of Bauxite passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 in Little Rock.
Preceded in death by parents Henry and Zuma West.
He is survived by his wife Georgia Stuckey West; sister, Wanda McAdoo and husband, Melvin; brother, Frank West; son, Eddie West; daughters, Vicki Hawthorne and husband, Danny and Lori West; step children, Jim Babbitt and wife, Susan, Suzan Harmon, Sandra Kelly, David Babbitt and wife, Robin; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Daniel, Brandon, Dustin, Destiny, Chance, Stephanie, and Daniel, and seven great-grandchildren.
Emma Maye Collatt, 70, of Haskell passed away Thursday surrounded by her family.
She was born Emma Maye Smith in Benton on Feb. 28, 1944.
She attended Benton public schools, later becoming a licensed practical nurse.Â She worked at the Arkansas State Hospital in Little Rock, retiring in 2003.Â Emma was a member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Berneice Chism Smith; and her brothers, Leonard, Alvin and Wesley Smith.
Billie Jean Westbrook Tanner, 83, of Benton went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
She was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Haskell.
Mrs. Tanner was a homemaker and a member of Holland Chapel Baptist Church.Â She spent 30 years volunteering with the Saline Memorial Hospital Auxiliary including serving as treasurer.Â
Mrs. Tanner was preceded in death by her parents, L.A. â€śBillâ€ť and Vida Westbrook; and her husband, David W. Tanner.