April 9th, 2014
Gregory S. Farmer, 62, of Wichita Falls, Texas, formerly of Benton, passed away April 3, 2014.
He was born Dec. 3, 1952, in Hamilton, Ohio.Â Greg grew up as a Southern Baptist.
He was a former circulation director for the Benton Courier (now Saline Courier), working at the newspaper from 2008 until 2011.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leon "Ape" Farmer and Jean Doan; and a younger brother, Rick Farmer.
Rogie Thomas Garrett, 77, of Benton received his wings April 6, 2014.Â He was born Nov. 1, 1936, in Paron. He was a Master Licensed Plumber from 1968, during which time he served and met many close friends in Saline County and surrounding cities.
He was a one-of-a-kind, prideful, fun-loving and hard-working man. He was a cattleman, an all-time farmer, a gardener, a Paron shuffler and a cook.
He had a passion for helping and giving to others and was well-known for making the best homemade sausage, peppered bacon and hams.
Wanda (Thomason) Wright, 65, of Dewitt passed away April 6, 2014. She was born Aug. 11, 1948, in Hot Springs. Wanda retired after teaching art for 18 years.
Wanda was preceded in death by her father, Barney Thomason.