January 17th, 2014
Patricia L. â€śPattyâ€ť (Ryan) Brookins, 66, of Benton, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
She retired from Baptist Health Medical Center after 35 years of nursing and practiced nursing for 44 years.
She was of the Baptist faith. Her family and friends will remember her caring and compassionate spirit, having received numerous honors from her career. She will also be known for her strong and perservering disposition.
She was predeceased by her parents, Nolan and Hazel Ryan of Benton.
Wilma Jean Shelnut Bradford, 78, of Benton died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. She was born Nov. 2, 1935, in Benton to the late Harlon and Zella Shelnut.
She is survived by two daughters, Wanda Posey and Vickie Riley of Benton; one grandson, Justin, and one granddaughter, Angela; and a great-granddaughter, Katlin. Also surviving is a sister, Lottie Jo Rosales of California.
Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Arkansas Hospice.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Dwight Shelton Meeks, 91, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.Â He was born Sept. 21, 1922, in Chidester, to Luther W. and Leona Rogers Meeks.
Mr. Meeks was a member of Indian Springs Baptist Church in Bryant.Â He was a Gideon and had previously served as a deacon at Cullendale First Baptist Church in Camden.