September 12th, 2014
Virginia â€śJennyâ€ť Gray Watson, 85, of Bryant went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 10, 2014. She was born July 28, 1929 in Malvern, to the late Lonnie and Ara Gray. She was retired from Westinghouse/Phillips Lighting. She spent her retired years at Bryant Senior Center and vacationing at Sunbay Resort in Hot Springs.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Waylon Watson; brother, William Gray and sister, Barbara Pearson.
Minnie Bell Covert Roberts, 79 of Donaldson, passed away September 10, 2014.Â She was born April 21, 1935 in Benton to the late Fred and Bertie Lobbs Harris.
Minnie was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 57 years, J.D. Covert.
She is survived by husband, Elbert Roberts of Donaldson, son, Jerry Covert and wife, Shirley of Benton, daughter, Teresa Covert McNeely and husband, Aubrey, Jr. of Benton, grandchildren, Jerrick Covert and wife, Carly, Erica McNeely, Lauren McNeely and fiancĂ©, Corey Lamb, great grandchildren, Zack Covert and Aliyah (Ali) Kennedy.
BENTON â€“ Approximately 30 people turned out for the first meeting of the Benton Touchdown Club on Monday, Sept. 8, at Western Sizzlinâ€™. The club is formed specifically for Benton Panthers football and will meet on a monthly basis.
John Ginn, treasurer of the club, welcomed members and introduced Panthers Head Coach Scott Neathery.
â€śHow does it feel to come away from the game with Bryant and still be undefeated?â€ť asked Ginn.