Archive - Obituary
February 13th, 2014
Gene H. Fahey, 70, of Benton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8.Â He was born Feb. 24, 1943 in Little Rock, to the late Gene George and Doris Martin Fahey.
He is survived by a son, Duke Fahey and wife, Shannon of El Dorado, Kan,; sister, Karen Fahey of Dallas, Texas, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at Forest Hills Cemetery by Ashby Funeral Home. Bro. Kim Hammer will be officiating.
On line guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Elva Arline Cooper Collatt, 101, of Haskell passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.
Arline was Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Churchâ€™s oldest member.Â Born Oct. 4, 1912, she was the firstborn of seven children of Dock Washington Cooper and Adelia Delena Phillips Cooper.
After raising a family and being a housewife for many years, Arline worked in retail clothing sales in Benton until retirement. Across the years she created many beautiful quilt tops and finished quilts of various patterns.
A wonderful husband, dad, and papa, Harold Manuel (Manny) Jeffcoat Sr., 64 of Benton went to be with the Lord on Feb. 9, 2014. He was born in Benton on July 2, 1949. Known for his generous heart, Manuel's kind spirit touched the lives of many and he was considered a friend to all. He had a great personality and was fun-loving. He had a loud hearty laugh that was sure to lift your spirits. He was very loving and giving and was always willing to help someone out. Nothing was more important to him than his family, especially his grandchildren.