September 28th, 2011
Wylie Lonnie â€śDubâ€ť Shelnut, 79, of Benton died Friday, Sept. 23, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimerâ€™s disease.Â He was born Dec. 12, 1931. to Harlon and Zella Shelnut, who preceded him in death.
Wylie passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family and the one true love of his life, his wife of almost 61 years, Joyce Burnett Shelnut.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Cassandra Dawn Henneberry, 37, of San Antonio died Sept. 21 from complications due to cancer.
She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas F. Wood of Benton.
She is survived by her husband, T. Henneberry; children, Dade, 14, and Gillian, 10, of San Antonio; her mother, Mary Ellen Wood of Benton; two sisters, Heather Wood and husband James McAlister of Mayflower and Melany Boyd and husband Jerah of Benton; five nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Harold Paul White, 72, of Benton, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25.Â He was born Feb. 22, 1939, in Scott.
Mr. White was a U.S. Navy veteran and a maintenance supervisor at Alcoa, Reynolds and Central Arkansas Library Systems in Little Rock, where he retired.Â He was a member and deacon of Trinity Baptist Church in Benton. He was a member of the Twirling Lariats of Little Rock and the Star Promenaders of Bauxite.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Maurine Benbrook; and a son, Jeffrey Allan White.
Charlene Wheat Burns, 69, of Glen Rose, went to be with her Lord on Sept. 24, at her home.Â She was born Oct. 26, 1941, in Malvern to the late A.J. and Dossie (Floyd) Wheat.Â
Charlene was an LPTN and worked for the state of Arkansas for 32 years.Â She also was a member of Reyburn Creek Baptist Church, a loving mother, grandmother, and Â great-grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her niece, Christy Jones White.
John Russell â€śJ.R.â€ť Harrell, 87, of Jessieville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22.Â He was born in Dardanelle on Nov. 7, 1923, to Osco and Myrtle Harrell.
Mr. Harrell retired from Reynolds Metals in Bauxite and was a member of Cedar Mountain Baptist Church in Hot Springs.
He was preceded in death by his son, Cecil Doyle Harrell.
Sometimes you just know when there is a future NFL player in your presence. Back in 2000, the Bryant Hornets were preparing to play the Camden Fairview Cardinals at Hornet Stadium and future NFLÂ pro-bowler Shawn Andrews played for the Cardinals
BRYANT â€” The Bryant Lady Hornetsâ€™ inconsistency has subsided for the time being according to Coach Beth Solomon and it showed as Bryant defeated 7A Central conference foe North Little Rock 3-1 (22-25, 25-21, 25-18, 25-19) on Thursday night in Bryant.
Even though both the Lady Hornets and Lady Charging Wildcats have a 5-2 conference record, Bryant holds the tie-breaker between the two teams, giving them second place behind Conway.
Fae Dean Roberts, 88, of Benton, passed away September 21. Â She was born on September 19, 1923 in Highland, Arkansas to the late Joe B. and Lillian Gertrude Thomasson.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Orville Roberts; one son Don Roberts and wife Cheryl of Springfield, Missouri; one daughter Judy Yearry and husband Allan of Benton; one brother Jack Thomasson, and four grandsons, Baron and Josh Roberts, and Brent and John Yearry.
She graduated from Arkadelphia High School and attended Henderson State Teachers College.Â She was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.
Bobby Joe Mooney, 69, of Glen Rose went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 21.Â He was born January 14, 1942 in Prattsville, the son of Clifton and Ila (Stuckey) Mooney.Â He was a graduate of Prattsville High School and worked as a serviceman for Benton Utilities.Â Bobby had served as president of the Glen Rose School Board and was a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church.Â
Preceding him in death is his father; step-father, Halton Jordan; and son, Bradley Mooney.
Logan Dewell Crowson, of Benton, infant son of Darrell Crowson and Amy (Holley) Crowson, passed away Sunday, September 18.Â
Logan was preceded in death by his maternal relatives; grandmother, Cecile Vick, grandfather, Robert Eugene Holley, aunt, Allison Holley; step-grandfather, Albert Scroggins, and uncle, Robert J. Wesley Holley, His paternal relatives; great grandfather, Dewell Lee Crowson, great uncle, William Willis â€śBillâ€ť Crowson, and great aunt, Dulcie Elizabethâ€ťPoopsieâ€ť Crowson.