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June 16th, 2014

Gary Ray Weems

June 16, 2014

Gary Ray Weems, 59, of Haskell, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014.  He was born March 4, 1955 in Little Rock.  Gary was a truck driver. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Rachel Thornberry Weems.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Marshall Weems; six children, Brian Weems (Amanda), Brandie Tarron (Shawn), Andrew Weems (Susan), Amber Sanders (Billy), Jessica McDonald (Matt) and Brittany Moorman (Drew) and his twelve grandchildren were his world.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 at Ashby Funeral Home. 

Aaron Calvin “Happy” Westbrook Jr.

June 16, 2014

Aaron Calvin “Happy” Westbrook Jr., 88, of Benton, passed away peacefully on Father’s Day, Sunday June 15, 2014 at Heartland Rehab in Benton.  Born Aaron Calvin Westbrook Jr. on April 6, 1926, the second son and third child of A.C. “Happy” Westbrook Sr. and Esta Martin Westbrook in Benton, Arkansas. 

Benton man killed Sunday after truck collides with tree

June 16, 2014

Gary Weems, 59, of Benton was killed around 3:40 p.m. Sunday in Garland County when he lost control of his 1999 Ford F-250. According to the Arkansas State Police, Weems left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

For more information, grab a copy of Tuesday's Saline Courier.

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