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October 10th, 2011

Terry Lee Jackson

October 10, 2011

Terry Lee Jackson, 48, of Malvern, passed away Thursday, Oct. 6.  He was born June 28, 1963 in Benton.  Terry was a U.S. Army veteran, a carpenter and of the Baptist faith. 
He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley Jackson; and his stepfather, Woodrow House.
He is survived by his mother, Martha Jean Williams House; three brothers, Rickey Jackson and wife Teresa, Randy Jackson and Michael Jackson; a sister, Janice Hicks and husband David; and his wife, Kimberly Jackson.
A graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Monday, Oct.10, at Fairplay Cemetery.

Kathleen Jacqueline (Weise) Moore

October 10, 2011

Kathleen Jacqueline (Weise) Moore, 87, of Oklahoma, formerly of Benton, passed from this life to her Christian reward on Oct. 6, 2011. She was born Oct. 30, 1923, in a home outside Benton.She was the youngest of six children born to Oswald Weise and Manie Langley Weise.
She graduated from Harmony Grove School in Haskell, where she played basketball, oftentimes playing outdoors on a dirt court. She made her Christian profession of faith at an early age and was baptized in Ten Mile Creek (not too far from Benton).

Sheridan drops to defending champs El Dorado, 38-7

October 10, 2011

The class 6A No. 1 team in the state, the El Dorado Wildcats, wasted little time in dispatching the Sheridan Yellowjackets 38-7 at Yellowjackets Stadium on Friday night.
“We got outplayed and out-coached,” Sheridan Coach Louis Campbell said. “It wasn’t even a ballgame. Their bus driver beat our bus driver.”
The Wildcats (6-0, 3-0 6A South) scored 21 points in the first quarter and was up 35-0 at half time, invoking the mercy rule, where the clock stops for timeouts and injuries only.

October 6th

Ray “Sleepy” Pearce, Jr.

October 6, 2011

Ray “Sleepy” Pearce Jr. of Benton passed away Sept. 24, at the VA Hospital. He was born July 31, 1925, to Ray Pearce Sr. and Iva Lee Pearce in Pine Bluff.
He received his education in Pine Bluff and University of Missouri and Arkansas State University. He was a member of First Christian Church in Pine Bluff.
Ray was employed by the Arkansas Gazette and retired in 1987 with 35 years of service. He then owned R & P Printing Co., where he worked side-by-side with wife Bettie and son Tommy and many others. He retired in 2001.

Cleron J. “Biff” DeBusk

October 6, 2011

Cleron J. “Biff” DeBusk Sr., 68, of Little Rock passed away Sept, 30. Born in Little Rock on Oct, 21, 1942.
He worked at his business, Custom Cabinet Tops, for more than 42 years.

Lois Johnson

October 6, 2011

Lois Johnson, 88, of Sardis passed away Sept. 29 in Bryant.  She was born Sept., 25, 1923 in Goodwin, to the late Sam and Jenetta (Dover) Jones. She was a member of the Benton Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. 
 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bert Johnson, in 2006; three sisters; and five brothers.

October 5th

Roger Allen Jones

October 5, 2011

Roger Allen Jones passed away September 25, in Memphis, TN. He was born January 3, 1950 in Batesville. Roger attended Little Rock Public Schools, graduating from Joe T. Robinson High, and he obtained his Master’s in History from University of Arkansas Little Rock.

Rebecca Sue Schroeder

October 5, 2011

Rebecca Sue Schroeder, 58, of Bauxite, passed away Sunday, October 2.  She was born July 14, 1953 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  Mrs. Schroeder was an administrative assistant and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.  She was preceded in death by her father, William Henry Kennedy.
 
She is survived by two sons, Shane Schroeder and wife, Dana and Ryan Schroeder and wife, Susan all of Bauxite; daughter, Melissa Schroeder of Victoria, Texas; mother, Dora Kennedy of Bauxite; two sisters, Virginia Candy of Haskell and Paula Croy of Bauxite and nine grandchildren.
 

Daniel Jay Henthorne

October 5, 2011

Daniel Jay Henthorne, 32, of Benton, passed away Monday, October 3.  He was born June 14, 1979 in Little Rock.  Daniel was a server administrator for the Bryant School District and a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carl and Edna Henthorne and Vera Rowan.
 

Lake Hamilton sweeps Benton

October 5, 2011

The Benton Lady Panthers were swept by Lake Hamilton in three games Tuesday night (16-25, 23-25, 23-25.)
In the first game, Emily Morgan had four kills, Alex Williams had a kill and Erin Jackson had a kill. Hayley Ferguson had an ace.
In the second game, the Benton Lady Panthers had 14 kills. Williams had two, Morgan had four, Allison Reynolds had two and Ferguson had three. Kristen Ryan had two kills and Jackson had one.
Williams had an ace in game two. Reynolds, Morgan and Williams all had blocks.

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