Archive - Obituary
June 9th, 2014
Betty Sue McNeil Eaves of Benton was born May 12, 1930, and passed away Thursday June 5, 2014.
She was reunited with her parents, Ruben F. McNeil Sr. and Memphis Ruth Welch McNeil; and her brother, Ruben F. "Bud" McNeil Jr.
Betty was a lifelong resident of Benton where she worked in bookkeeping and retail sales and served in 1960 as director of the 6th Congressional District crew leader for the federal census.
She also served as treasurer of the state Jaycettes in the early '60s.
David Eugene Hawley, 60, of Bryant passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014, in Ketchikan, Alaska while vacationing with his beloved wife on a dream vacation.
On Feb. 9, 1954, David was born to Eugene Arthur Hawley and Sammie Louise Bates-Hawley. As a young man, David spent much of his life with his late grandparents, Monroe Arthur Hawley and Christeen Parkridge-Hawley.Â
Jerry Lucille Funderburg, 79, of Mabelvale passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014.
She was born Sept. 10, 1934, in Desha County.Â
Mrs. Funderburg was preceded in death by her parents, Dillard Jerry and Edna Brazil; her husband, Ken Funderburg; a daughter, Martha Funderburg; and a brother, Norris Brazil.
She is survived by a son, Dewane Funderburg (Sherry) of Bauxite; a daughter, Deloria Oyler (Edward E. Perry) of Mabelvale; four grandchildren, Aaron Bradford, Jennifer Jordan, Jessica Ray and Richard Perry; and 10 great-grandchildren.