Archive - Obituary
November 13th, 2013
Mary Elizabeth Ballard Olson, 91, of Traskwood went to meet her Lord on Nov. 1, 2013. She was born Jan. 27, 1922, in Benton. She was of the Baptist faith. Mary was a volunteer for the Saline Hospital Auxiliary for more than 10 years. She was blessed with a good life, loved her family, and liked to â€śgo and do.â€ť
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Gaum "Doc" Ballard and Annie Jewel; her stepfather; William Asa Rigsby, her husbands, Francis Olson and the
father of her children, Clinton Burnett; five sisters and five brothers.
Juanitha Reed Perkins, 85, of Benton passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. She was born June 27, 1928 in Dallas County. Juanita was a housewife and a member of Holland Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard William Myers and Mary Joyce Dalton Myers; her husband, Charles Perkins; and 10 siblings.
Rachel G. Lattin White, 82, of Benton (Shaw community), passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.Â She was born Sept. 16, 1931, in Bauxite to Samuel and Annie Lois Jones Lattin.Â She was of Baptist faith.
Aside from her parents, Rachel was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters and one great-grandson.
Surviving Rachel is a daughter, Kay Lewis of Benton; a son, Wayne White of Benton; four grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; seven brothers and three sisters.