Archive - Obituary
March 7th, 2014
Larry Lain Crocker, 74, of Benton passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Little Rock.
He was born May 21, 1939 in Titusville, Pa., to the late William Lewis and LuClaire Hollabaugh Crocker.
Larry was a member of New Summitt Church of God and owner of Popploâ€™s Pizza.Â He served 10 years with the U.S. Air Force.Â Larry retired from a food management position with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Diane Sue Crocker; a daughter, Carla Hollinger; a brother, Bill Crocker; and a sister, Betty Akins.
Flora Norine Wheeler White, 69, of Bryant, widow of Gerald Dean White, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014. She was retired from Timex and was working at the Bryant Senior Activity and Wellness Center. She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Billie Jean Bentrup; her husband, Gerald; a daughter, Debbie Lynn White; and two brothers, Bobby Richardson and Billy Richardson.
Jeffrey Earl Whitfield, 57, of Alexander passed away Feb. 24, 2014.Â
He was born June 16, 1956. in Benton to Fred and Dorothy Ward Whitfield.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Whitfield.
He is survived by his father, Fred Whitfield of Benton; two brothers, Joe Whitfield of Benton and Floyd Whitfield of Malvern; many other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Ashby Funeral Home with Joe Whitfield officiating.Â Immediately after the service, a Native American memorial services will be held at 4221 Silica Heights in Benton.