Archive - Obituary
February 10th, 2014
Frankie Witham, age 86, of Benton passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.Â He was born July 8, 1927 in Benton.
Mr. Witham was a U.S. Army veteran, a surveyor for International Paper and of the Jehovah's Witness faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Bessie Witham; his wife, Lissie Witham; and several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Ausbrooks of Hensley and Janet Blankenship of Conway; a son, Jessie Witham (Bonnie) of Leola; a sister, Mary Russell of Benton; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Richard Allen Bredensteiner II, 21, of Benton passed away on Feb. 6, 2014.Â
He was born March 12, 1992, in Little Rock to Richard Allen â€śPeteâ€ť and Melissa Meree Bredensteiner.
He was a Marine infantryman with India Company 3-23 U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, was employed by his father as a muffler man and was a graduate of Harmony Grove High School in Haskell, where he played as wide receiver on the school's first football team.
He was a certified nursing assistant at Arkansas Health Center in Haskell.
Richard was an avid gamer and outdoorsman and had a passion for wake-boarding.
Bill Snyder, 74, of Benton passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Stagecoach Nursing & Rehabilitation in Bryant.
He was born Jan. 23, 1940, in Marvell to the late Wiley Ferman and Maudie Caviness Snyder.Â
Mr. Snyder was a residential contractor and a member of First Baptist Church of Benton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell Snyder; and one brother, Mack Snyder.
Mary McDade Stonebraker, age 92, of Traskwood passed away Feb. 6, 2014.Â She was born Sept. 3, 1921 in Tinsman, Ark., to the late Charles and Ollie Blackledge McDade.Â
Mary was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl R. Stonebraker; a daughter, Patricia Stonebraker Proppe; one sister; and five brothers.