July 7th, 2014
Millie Rea Nalley, 87, of Benton passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014. It was a beautiful summer day when she went to be with the Lord. She was born November 19, 1926 in Bauxite. Millie was a Christian of Baptist faith and a member of Mulberry Baptist Church. She loved and served her Lord in many capacities, as a Sunday school and Bible School teacher, and through her love of gospel singing. She was a wonderful singer with a beautiful alto voice. She started out her young married life as a hairdresser and cosmetologist.
LaDonna K. McCormack, of Benton died Friday, July 4, 2014, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. She was born on July 13, 1941 to Grady and Louise Talkington Kinder in Moreland (Pope County). She graduated from Dover High School and Arkansas Tech University. She was a teacher for thirty-two years having taught in Dover, Bauxite, and retiring from Benton High School as an English teacher. She was also co-director of Jolly Time Pre-School at the First United Methodist Church in Benton for ten years.
Antonia Bernadine Lyman, age 94, of Haskell passed away July 4, 2014 in Benton. She was born July 8, 1919, in Haskell to Luther and Maude Smith.
She owned and operated the first beauty shop in the city of Haskell in the early 1950s.
She was well known for her passion for crocheting and giving away beautiful afghans and for the pleasure she took in mowing daily on her riding lawnmower.
Bernadine was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Joe Lyman.