June 28th, 2014
William Richard Byars, 72, of Benton passed away June 27, 2014. He was born January 6, 1942.
William was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Byars and Alice Byars Polly, a brother and sister, Charles and Lola Byars.
Survivors, sister, Mary Ann (Wesley) Barnett, three nephews, Bryan (Ann) Barnett, Michael (Christy) Barnett and Johnny Byars and five great nieces.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday at Ashbyâ€™s.
Services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at Forest Hills Baptist Church. Minister will be Bro. Marcus Blakely.
Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Dr. Raymond Eugene (Gene) Cole, Emeritus Professor of Economics at Arkansas Tech University, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his home in Russellville where he was surrounded by family and friends.Â He was born in 1937 to Nan Nolan and Raymond Louis Cole in Paragould.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â