Archive - Obituary
March 13th, 2014
Della Faye Pelton Lee of Benton passed from this life into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Feb. 28, 2014.
She was 85. By grace she was saved, through faith alone in her Christ. Known simply as "Dib" to her five siblings and affectionately as "Nanny" to her four grandchildren, Della lived the life of a quiet servant, faithfully serving as a wife and mother of three and loving grandmother.
Joe Wayne Gilbert, 72, of Bauxite, our father, has gone home to be with Jesus on March 10, 2014. He was born May 4, 1941, to Vernon and Edith Gilbert in Little Rock.
Joe was a lifetime member of Freedom Worship Center and was the owner and operator of Gilberts Landscaping for more than 40 years. He was the president of Happy Trails Riding Club and he loved to work mules and trail riding.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, JC Gilbert, Buddy Gilbert and Larry Gilbert; a sister, Sharon Chandler; and a nephew, Doug Gilbert.
Sandra K. Rylie of Benton passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014.Â She was born Dec. 17, 1954, in Palacios, Texas, to the late Owen Lewis and Ruby Lee (Malone) Rylie.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Betty Sanders and Carolyn Rylie; and two brothers, Archie and Owen Milton Rylie.
She leaves to cherish her memory her siblings, Doris Tarvin, Gerald Rylie, Joyce Thornberry, Charles Rylie, Mammie Rylie, Nelda Maher, Barbara McKinney, Ronnie Rylie, William Rylie and Bonnie Rylie; and extended family and friends, all of whom who will miss her.