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E. L. "June" Cody, 78, of Benton died Wednesday, Aug. 8. He was born Dec. 24, 1933. in Casa, Ark.
E. L. retired from Benton Utilities after 33 years of service. He was a 32nd-degree Mason of Lodge No. 34, a member of the Order of the Mystic Shrine, a U.S. Army veteran, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Collins and Oma Smith Cody; a son and daughter; two brothers; and seven sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Susie Maxwell Cody of Benton; a daughter, Paula Cyr of Dallas, Texas; a brother, Joy Cody of Tennessee; two sisters, Athelene Parsons of Benton and June Evelyn Cody of Casa; two grandchildren, B.J. Cyr and Elizabeth Cyr.
Funeral service is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 9, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Saline County Humane Society, P.O. Box 305, Benton, AR 72018.
Online guest book: ashbyfuneralhome.com.