October 10th, 2014
Lavonda Gayle Grant Hines passed away Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, after a courageous 10-year battle with cancer. She was 56 years young and a lifelong resident of Bauxite.
Lavonda was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Dale Grant and Carolyn Jeanette Bowers Grant as well as her first husband, Dennis Ray Hines.
She is survived by her spouse of 20 years, Edward Wayne Jones; three children â€” a son, Micah Kane Hines and wife Jennifer Lynn Hines, a daughter, Candace Lee Hines, and a son, Zachary Ryan Lamere; and three siblings, Ricky Dale Grant, Debra Denise Grant and Walter Gregory Grant.
Earl Ray Robinson, 69, of Laurel, Miss., and Alexander, passed away on Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
He was born in Odessa, Texas, and lived most of his life in Laurel, Miss., where his family was active at First Baptist Church.
Lona Balding, 98, of Benton, passed away Oct. 8, 2014.Â She was born Sept. 15, 1916, in Benton to the late William R. and Laura Robinson Moore.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Balding; and two sons, James M. Balding Jr. and Gary R. Balding.