Archive - Obituary
January 14th, 2014
Jean F. Adams, 90, of Benton passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.Â A gifted musician, she was a prominent voice teacher and vocal coach, active with Arkansas Junior Miss and highly sought as a pageant coach.
In the 1960s and early '70s, she directed the chancel choir at First United Methodist Church in Benton.Â She was active in MacDowell Music Club, dance club, and bowling league; was a crossword puzzle enthusiast; and continued to play in a bridge club at the age of 90.Â Known for her beautiful smile and her cheerful spirit, her presence lit up every room.
Melva Ball Milwee Wallace passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. She was born March 5, 1932 in Saline County.
Funeral service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are by Roselawn Funeral Service and Crematory in Pine Bluff.
Online guestbook: www.griffinfuneralservice.net.
William â€śBillâ€ť Earl Chastain, 63, of Benton passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.Â He was born May 29, 1950 in Benton.
Bill graduated from Benton High School in 1969.Â He was a clerk for Safeway/Harvest Foods for 25 years and later was a custodian for the Benton Public Schools.
Bill was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church where he was in the Pairs and Spares Sunday School Class. He was a member of the Lakeside Hunting Club in Malvern.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Floyd Jr. and Mildred Wright Chastain; and a sister-in-law, Cathy Chastain.
Alice Louise Wiley, 82, of Alexander passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.Â She was born Jan. 27, 1931, in Walsenburg, Colo.. to the late Frank and Frances Wozinak Zudar.
Mrs. Wiley was a full-time mom, grandmother, and great-grandmother.Â
Her husband, Clarence E. Wiley, also preceded her in death.