Archive - Obituary
April 10th, 2014
Kristin Dawn Staggs, 46, of Benton passed away April 7, 2014.Â She was born Nov. 16, 1967, in Cedar Falls, Iowa, to Marion and Lorraine Marks Nelson.
Kristin was raised in Mountain Home and later earned a degree in business from Draughon Business College. She was co-owner of S & K Quality Plumbing in Alexander.
Tanner Rundle, 26, of Austin, Texas, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Siloam Springs. He was born Dec. 4, 1987 in Round Rock, Texas, the son of Paul Douglas Rundle and Nancy Elizabeth Barker Rundle.
He was employed by the city of Siloam Springs as a firefighter and an EMT. He loved his family, had many friends, and loved spending time with all of them. He had a passion for exercise and fitness.
Most of all, he loved his job as a firefighter/EMT and was excited to be a part of this family.
William Clayton Perry, 92, of Benton passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He was born May 21, 1921, in Arkadelphia, to the late Robert Harvey and Ollie B (Kemp) Perry.
He was a Church of God minister for all of his adult life. He was very active with youth, missions and supporting local churches. He served as state coordinator for the Louisiana Church of God State Assembly for nearly two decades.
He loved his garden, birds, airplanes, hunting and fishing. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Force. He was a servant of the people and treasured his extensive church family.
Gregory S. Farmer, 62, of Wichita Falls, Texas, formerly of Benton, passed away April 3, 2014.
He was born Dec. 3, 1952, in Hamilton, Ohio.Â Greg grew up as a Southern Baptist.
He was a former circulation director for the Benton Courier (now Saline Courier), working at the newspaper from 2008 until 2011.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon "Ape" Farmer and Jean Doan; and a younger brother, Rick Farmer.