Archive - Obituary
June 30th, 2014
M. C. Williams, 88, of Benton passed away June 28, 2014. He was born Aug.t 11, 1925, in Nettleton.
Mr. Williams was retired from Jacuzzi Inc. in Little Rock and the Bryant School District.
He was a member of New Friendship Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mose Calvin Williams and Bertha Griffin Williams; a son, Douglas B. Williams; four brothers; one sister; and one grandson, Lance Williams.
William Richard Byars, 72, of Benton passed away June 27, 2014. He was born January 6, 1942.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Byars and Alice Byars Polly, a brother and sister, Charles and Lola Byars.
Survivors, sister, Mary Ann (Wesley) Barnett, three nephews, Bryan (Ann) Barnett, Michael (Christy) Barnett and Johnny Byars and five great nieces.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday at Ashbyâ€™s.
Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at Forest Hills Baptist Church. Minister will be Bro. Marcus Blakely.
Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Dr. Raymond Eugene (Gene) Cole, Emeritus Professor of Economics at Arkansas Tech University, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his home in Russellville where he was surrounded by family and friends.Â He was born in 1937 to Nan Nolan and Raymond Louis Cole in Paragould.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â