Archive - Obituary
January 9th, 2014
Betty J. Risner, 77, of Benton passed away Jan. 8, 2014.Â She was born June 28, 1936, in Miller County to the late Van Reid and Villa Stuckey Reid.Â
Betty was a schoolteacher and was loved by many.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brothers, Howard Reid and Vernon Reid.
She is survived by two sons, Adam Risner of Arizona and Stephen Risner of Kirby; a daughter, Eva Johnston of San Angelo, Texas; a sister, Ruby Welborn of Doddridge; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
William Burget, 59, of Benton received his angel wings on Jan. 7, 2014. He was born Sept. 16, 1954, to Carl and Betty in Little Rock.
William loved to go hunting and fishing and was an avid Razorback fan. His most precious times were spent with his family and friends. He loved spoiling all of his nieces and nephews.
William was preceded in death by his father, Carl Burget; his brother, Jimmy Burget; and a nephew, Aiden Brown.
Billie Jackson Campbell, 76, of Benton, was born on March 23, 1937 and died Jan. 6, 2014.Â Bill was born in Paragould, to Donald and Wava Campbell.Â Billie moved to Michigan as a teenager and worked for General Motors in Flint for several years.Â He retired from General Motors and moved to Benton in 1989.Â Later he worked as a building contractor until his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Dennis Campbell and grandson, Royce G. Rush III.