Archive - 2014
Thomas Milton â€śTimâ€ť Bragg II, 77 of Koshkonong, MO, passed away peacefully on Dec. 28, 2014, at the Shady Oaks Health Center in Thayer, MO.
He was born September 4, 1937, in Benton, and graduated from Benton High School in 1955. After marrying Jeannette in 1973, They moved to Koshkonong, Mo in 1988. He was a proud resident of Saline County for most of his life, and it was the only place he ever called home
He was preceded in death by his parents, Melville Merle and Elizabeth (Davis) Bragg; son, Mel Bragg; and sister, Pat Wilbanks.
Traci Hardig, 42, of Benton, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.
She was born Feb. 1, 1972, in Benton.Â Â
Her father, Aubrey Uptigrove, and a sister, Connie Uptigrove, preceded her in death.Â
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Hardig of Benton; two daughters, Jessica Goeman and Kali Hardig, both of Benton; her mother, Linda Uptigrove of Mabelvale; three sisters, LaDeana McPeak (Scot) of Charleston, Illinois, Gail Vick of Camden, and Bonnie Rodgers of Pine Bluff; and her grandmother, Obeda Beck of Benton.Â