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.