Archive - Obituary
April 11th, 2014
Melvin Wilkins, 88, of Bryant passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014. He was born Oct. 5, 1925, in Sugar Grove.
Melvin was a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton. He was a World War II Army veteran, serving in the European Theater of operations. He held the rank of private first class upon his discharge.
Melvin retired from Reynolds Metals Co. after 36 years in the instrument department and thoroughly enjoyed 29 years of retirement that followed.
George Pelton, 89, of Benton passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He was born Nov. 8, 1924, in Traskwood to the late Isom and Sarah Lou (Langley) Pelton.
Mr. Pelton was an LPTN for the Benton Services Center for 45 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita (Miller) Pelton; and two sisters.
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.