Hugh C. Stonesifer, a retired Benton businessman, died Thursday at the age of 84 after a long battle with many continuing conditions associated with old age.Â He was in hospice care at the time of his passing.
Hugh was born Jan. 16, 1929, and passed away on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013.
Hugh was preceded in death by his mother, Bodie Smith of Benton; a sister Billie Mills of Oklahoma; and many others as would be expected with living a good and long life.
Mildred C. Shaw, 85, of Benton passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.Â She was born May 20, 1928, in Hot Springs to the late Charley and Bessie Wooten Blair.
Mildred was a member of Fairplay Baptist Church and worked at Saline Memorial Hospital in the X-Ray Department.
She was an excellent cook, seamstress and loving mother and grandmother.
Mildred loved working in her rose garden and canning fruits and vegetables.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Odis Shaw, of 66 years.
Dale Dean Smith, 76, of Alexander passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. He was an Air Force veteran, a member of the Bauxite Old Timers, a retired employee of Canteen Vending Co. and a graduate of Bauxite High School.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. â€śSmittyâ€ť and Dorothy Smith; and one brother, Don Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Alice; two sons, Glen Smith and Gary Smith and wife Carol; six grandsons; three great-grandsons; two sisters, Sherry Smith Rylander and Bonnie Smith Crowson and husband Dub; and many other relatives and friends.