Archive - Obituary
April 17th, 2014
Lanetta "Netta" Johnson Whitaker, 50, of Fort Smith passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014. She was born Sept. 4, 1963, and was of the Baptist faith. She loved God, family get-togethers and the outdoors.
She was preceded in death by her father, Burks Johnson.
She is survived by her mother, Pat Drye Johnson; three sons, Jake Johnson, Monny Baber, and Trey Whitaker; one grandson, Darren Johnson; three granddaugh
Roy Lee Wright, 78, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014.Â He was born March 14, 1936 in Benton.Â Roy served in the National Guard and was a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.Â He was self-employed with diverse business interest.Â
Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Ervin and Sadie Wright.
Dean Estes Massey, 49 of Benton, passed away April 13, 2014.Â He was born March 7, 1965 in Little Rock to Bill Massey and Betty Chalk Massey.Â
In life, Dean faced many hardships and trials, yet he always faced them with courage and perseverance.Â He will always be remembered for his unrelenting positive spirit, generosity and caring friendship.Â Dean had an amazing capacity for love.Â He was an inspiration to anyone who ever met him.Â Dean was an exceptional man and will be greatly missed.
Bette Lou Fawcett, 79 of Benton passed away on April 14, 2014. She was born on December 25, 1934 in Hot Springs. Bette enjoyed reading, collecting carousels and spending time with her precious grandchildren. Bette worked at Meyers Bakery for 15 years and attended New Life Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Blanche Ellis of Benton.
She is survived by two sons; Phil and Tonya Rogers of Benton and Steve and Leng Rogers of Austin, Texas; precious grandchildren, Kendal and Cali Rogers of Benton one brother, Donald and Christine Ellis of Hot Springs.