January 16th, 2014
Edward Ellsworth Allbritton, 70, of Benton went to be with his Lord on Jan. 13, 2014.
He was born April 14, 1943, in Little Rock and grew up in Magnet Grove. He was the former owner of Ed and Kayâ€™s Restaurant in Benton, and for the past 10 years had worked as a long-haul truck driver. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed talking to people. He never met a stranger.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Nealie Williams Allbritton; two brothers, William Allbritton and Fred Allbritton.
Daniel Boone Nickels Sr., 87, of Benton went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.
He was born Aug. 1, 1926, in Soldier, Ky., to Sherman and Goldie Nickels. HeÂ served in the Navy during World War II and retired as a disabled veteran.Â
Mr. Nickels was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Perry Nickels; his wife, Pearl Nickels; and a son, Daniel B. Nickels Jr. of Louisiana.