July 5th, 2011
Ruth Whitley, age 89, of Benton, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011. She was born April 24, 1922 in Haskell, Arkansas. Mrs. Whitley was a retired L.P.T.N. and a member of the 1st United Pentecostal Church in Bryant. She was preceded in death by her parents, Asbury and Hattie Gault; husband, R.A. Whitley and twelve siblings.
Mary Pauline Shivers, 58, of Benton, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011. She was the daughter of the late George Shivers and Eula Trimm Shivers.
She is survived by two brothers, George and Allen Shivers and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (501-315-4047) with Bro. Danny Wilkerson officiating. Interment will follow at New Summit Cemetery in Bauxite.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 â€“ 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 5 at the funeral home.
Jerry Don Major, age 64 of Benton, AR passed away June 30, 2011. He was born June 12, 1947. He was preceded in death by his father Don Dewell Major, mother Juanita Jean Major, and sister Phyllis Jean Shelnut.
He is survived by wife Evelyn Ann Major, daughter Sheila Ranea Major, grandson Zachary Don Major, granddaughter Karlie Anne Major, and his sisters Sherry Stone Rankin and Debbie Colvert.
Visitation is at Ashby's Funeral Home from 6-8 pm today.