Archive - Obituary
March 6th, 2014
Jeffrey Earl Whitfield, 57, of Alexander passed away Feb. 24, 2014.Â
He was born June 16, 1956. in Benton to Fred and Dorothy Ward Whitfield.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Whitfield.
He is survived by his father, Fred Whitfield of Benton; two brothers, Joe Whitfield of Benton and Floyd Whitfield of Malvern; many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Ashby Funeral Home with Joe Whitfield officiating.Â Immediately after the service, a Native American memorial services will be held at 4221 Silica Heights in Benton.
Harlan David Beaty, 61, of Benton died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, of a heart attack. He was born in Little Rock on Sept.Â 23,Â 1952, to Horace â€śBuckâ€ť and Irene Beaty. Harlan was a lover of the outdoors.
His favorite hobbies were working in the yard, building things and painting. He loved his family.Â He spent many hours tracking the family lines and travelling to different places to research records and photograph headstones.
Florriedeen W. Lyle, 100, of Benton passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014.Â She was born July 30, 1913, in Searcy to the late Delbert and Odeen Smith Wakenight.Â
Mrs. Lyle was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Benton and a retired teacher in the Benton School District.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Thomas B. Lyle, in 1956.
She is survived by her daughter, Linnie Lyle of Benton.
A private graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Dalewood Cemetery, 2122 West Pullen St. in Pine Bluff.