March 5th, 2014
Florrie Deen Wakenight Lyle saw a century of change in her full life.
The retired Benton teacher, who was in her 101st year, died Tuesday, March 4, at Saline Memorial Hospital.
Lynda Hollenbeck has a tribute to Mrs. Lyle in the March 5 edition of The Saline Courier.
Golden Crow Bragg, 96, of Benton passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014, at her home. She was born June 27, 1917, in Paron.
Golden was a housewife and a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin and Artie Johnson Crow; her husband, Harold Bragg; a son, Robert â€śBudâ€ť Bragg; a brother, Robert Crow and wife Margaret; and a brother-in-law, Hugh Bragg.
She is survived by a sister-in-law, Bettye Bragg; two nephews, Hugh Davis and Robert Crow Jr.; nieces, Betty Callahan and Bonnie Reynolds; and 10 great-nieces and nephews.
Christie Goins, 34, of Benton died Feb. 27, 2014. She was born July 15, 1979, in Little Rock to Randy Raper and Beverly Moore.
She was a hard worker. She loved her children and family unconditionally, expecting nothing in return.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; Ervin Moore and Ruth Neil and Tommy Joe and Edna Raper.
She is survived by her parents; four children, Cassidy and Courtney Goins and Cody and Chris Bennett; a brother, Randall Raper; a sister, Samantha Jo Raper; and a host of aunts, uncles, family and friends who will miss her dearly.