Archive - Obituary
January 16th, 2014
Daniel Boone Nickels Sr., 87, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.
He was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Soldier, Ky., to Sherman and Goldie Nickels. HeÂ served in the Navy during World War II and retired as a disabled veteran.Â
Mr. Nickels was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Perry Nickels; his wife, Pearl Nickels; and a son, Daniel B. Nickels Jr. of Louisiana.
Jean F. Adams, 90, of Benton passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.Â A gifted musician, she was a prominent voice teacher and vocal coach, active with Arkansas Junior Miss and highly sought as a pageant coach.
In the 1960s and early '70s, she directed the chancel choir at First United Methodist Church in Benton.Â She was active in MacDowell Music Club, dance club, and bowling league; was a crossword puzzle enthusiast; and continued to play in a bridge club at the age of 90.Â Known for her beautiful smile and her cheerful spirit, her presence lit up every room.
Melva Ball Milwee Wallace passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born March 5, 1932 in Saline County.
Funeral service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are by Roselawn Funeral Service and Crematory in Pine Bluff.
Online guestbook: www.griffinfuneralservice.net.