Archive - Obituary
January 24th, 2014
Martha Jones Quattlebaum, 79, was born to Lloyd D. and Zenobia Roland Thompson on Jan. 8, 1935 in Enola and passed away on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Benton.
Mrs. Quattlebaum was a member of the Traskwood Missionary Baptist Church in Traskwood and was a retired plant manager of a garment factory.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Elder Carlos W. Jones; two daughters, Deborah C. Floyd and Mary M. Freeman; a granddaughter, Amanda J. Freeman; and her parents.
Phillip Lynn Paslay, 65, of Searcy went to his eternal rest Monday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2014, at White County Medical Center.
Phillip was born in Eugene, Ore., and raised in Bauxite, where he attended school, played on an undefeated football team and made lifelong friends.
He and his family moved to Searcy 37 years ago and he had lived, worked and taught in this community since that time.Â He was a kind and gentle man and had many good friends.Â His soft heart, dry wit, and willingness to help others will be sorely missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Edna Paslay.
Victoria â€śToriâ€ť Grace Henderson, 20, of Jacksonville went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. She was born August 7, 1993 in Oklahoma City, Okla. Tori, was a 2011 graduate of Jacksonville High School and was currently attending a Nursing Assistant Program at WITC in Wisconsin.Â She will always be remembered for her beautiful smile, her love for life, the outdoors, and basketball.
She was preceded in death by two grandfathers, Donald "Donnie" Jones, and Johnny Humbles.
Louis Willard â€śButchâ€ť Wingfield, 70, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 while at home with his wife by his side.Â He was born on Oct. 11, 1943 to L.B. and Lucille Wingfield in Spokane, Wash. eventually settled in Glen Rose.Â He is a 1962 graduate of Glen Rose High School.Â On August 28, 1965, Louis married Nelda McMullen, the love of his life.Â Louis was a faithful member of Fairplay Missionary Baptist Church in Glen Rose. He will be especially remembered for his strong faith and selfless nature; all who knew him loved him.Â
Raymond L. Champagne, 68, of Benton died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014.Â He was born November 27, 1945 in Thief River Falls, MN to the late Frank and Selma Champagne and was a machine operator.Â Raymond enjoyed bowling and participated in several leagues.Â
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two siblings; his brother Leroy Champagne of Benton and his sister Sylvia Murphy of Newburn, NC.
He is survived by a brother, Frank Champagne and wife Hazel of Benton and a sister, LeNora Stevenson of Benton.Â He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Joyce M. Lee, age 78, of Benton passed away on Jan. 18, 2014. She was born Sept. 8, 1935 in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Joyce was a retired loan officer for Hurricane Creek Credit Union and was a charter member of Highland Heights Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Kathrine Powers Witt; and a sister, Beth Vaughn.
Frank â€śCorkyâ€ť Chenault, age 69, of Benton passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.
He was born to Floyd and Ethelene Chenault and raised in the Bauxite and Bryant communities, graduating from Bryant High School in 1962.
He was a 1966 graduate of Arkansas State Teachers College (now University of Central Arkansas), eventually getting his master's and administratorâ€™s degrees in education
Daniel "Danny" Davis, age 64, of Benton passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. He was born March 14, 1949, in Hopper, the son of William Caleb Davis and Sarah Price Davis.
On Jan. 1, 1979, he was married to Marta Pipkin.Â
Jimmy Duane McGee, 51, formerly of Benton, passed away at his Dallas, Texas, home on Dec. 31, 2013. He was a graduate of Texas A & M.
Jimmy worked in the computer industry.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, Jimmy Roy McGee; and both sets of grandparents, the McGees and Maddoxes
â€śAll things pinkâ€ť would be the perfect way to describe Christine Huggins. Pink roses, pink clothes, pink dishes, pink earrings, pink handbag, pink whatever; if it was pink, it was made for her.
Christine Sweeten Huggins, 92, of Bedford, Texas, was born at home in Grant County on Dec. 1, 1921, to Lonnie E. and Leah Rucker Sweeten. Shortly thereafter, the family moved to Bauxite.