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Frankie Witham, age 86, of Benton passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.Â He was born July 8, 1927 in Benton.
Mr. Witham was a U.S. Army veteran, a surveyor for International Paper and of the Jehovah's Witness faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Bessie Witham; his wife, Lissie Witham; and several brothers and sisters.
He is survived by two daughters, Barbara Ausbrooks of Hensley and Janet Blankenship of Conway; a son, Jessie Witham (Bonnie) of Leola; a sister, Mary Russell of Benton; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A graveside service is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at New Rosemont Cemetery with Brother Gary Melton officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Benton.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.