July 14th, 2014
Maudie Ann Ramsey Udey went home on July 11, 2014. She was born in Nashville, TN on March 19, 1915 to Manuel and Ida Hendrix Ramsey. Maudie was in the first graduating class of Bryant High School and served as Salutatorian. She attended nursing school to become a LPTN and went to work at Benton State Hospital in 1950. She retired in 1977 with 27 years of service.
Maudie loved her family, church, and never met a stranger. She was always proud to tell her age, that she took no medicines, and always shared her faith.
James Edward â€śJimâ€ť Ligon, 88, of Benton, passed away into the arms of the Lord early Sunday, July 13, 2014, after a brief illness. He was born May 19, 1926, in Yazoo City, MS to the late Fred and Rosa Ligon. He was a retired mechanical contractor, owner of Ligon Plumbing & Heating Co., past president of the Arkansas Mechanical Contractors Association, and a member of First Baptist Church-Benton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-six years, Jean (Roberson) Ligon.