Archive - Obituary
March 24th, 2014
Robert Manning Jones, age 82, of Bryant passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014. He was born May 11, 1931, in Hope, Arkansas.
Robert graduated from Henderson State University and was a member of Kappa Sigma Kappa. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of Bryant First United Methodist Church.
Robert owned and operated a construction company with his son in Bryant for more than 20 years.
He was an avid runner and once completed the Houston Marathon.
James D. â€śWayneâ€ť Holiman, age 48, of Benton passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014. He was born Feb. 22, 1966, in Benton.
Wayne was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Benton.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lorene and Elbert Holiman, Rodney Nash and Delphine Fields; and two uncles.
He is survived by his parents, Jimmy and Gwen Holiman of Benton; and his uncle, Ronnie Holiman of Benton.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 25, at Ashby Funeral Home with Brother Michael Warford officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.
David E. Earl passed away March 20, 2014.
He was born Feb. 6, 1921, in New Milford, Conn., to Ivan H. and Grace (Shrack) Earl and was one of 14 children.
David made his home in Galliano, La., prior to moving to Benton in 2008. He served in the Navy and was a retired auto mechanic.
David was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Bounds Earl; his son, John Earl; and sons-in-law Tom Roberson and Barney Sikes, as well as his brothers Ivan, Clifford, Doug, Lester, Nellis, Chester and Kenneth.
He is survived by two daughters, Sarah Sikes of Benton and Judy Roberson of Larose, La.
Iva M. Stricklin, 83, of Benton, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014.Â She was born May 8, 1930, in Oklahoma City, Okla.Â Mrs. Stricklin was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eddie Willis King and Mary Maude King; and her husband, Billy J. Stricklin.
She is survived by her son, Martin Jeffers; a daughter, Rebecca Stricklin; and a sister, Shirley Johnson.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.