Kimberly Renee Kimsey-Harness, 48, of Benton, was loved and admired by many people. She was the first daughter of Susan Kimsey-Hitchings and Sanford Lee Kimsey. She was born in Benton, on April 1, 1965. She spent her childhood in Hot Springs and Benton. Kim graduated from Benton High School in 1983. During high school, she was a member of the Benton High School Marching Band, where she played the clarinet and performed with the flagline. After high school, she lived in several cities in Arkansas and eventually settled in Conway, with her husband, Richard Harness.