Archive - Obituary
November 13th, 2013
Nicholas Kyle Miller, 30, of Benton passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.Â He was born March 13, 1983 in Chardon, Ohio.
Â Nick was owner and operator of Nick Miller Construction.Â
He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Virginia M. Volpe Maynard and Betty Yoder Miller; two sisters, Julie and Jennifer Miller; a brother, Jared Miller; and an uncle, Rex Maynard.
Yankee Wallace Wade Combee, 7 months old, of Alexander, died Nov. 5, 2013. He was born on April 16, 2013 in Little Rock.Â
He was preceded in death by two great-grandfathers, Morris Combee and Wallace King.
Ray Griffin, 81, of Heber Springs, formerly of Benton, passed away on Nov. 9, 2013, from lung cancer. He was born Jan. 20, 1932. in Foyil, Okla.,to Charles Henry Griffin and Clara Moore Griffin.
He was a member of Southside Baptist Church and served with the Army in the Korean War. A self-proclaimed workaholic, he was an electician and retired after 28 years with Enmar as maintenance supervisor.
He also loved woodworking and made all types of cedar furniture and accessories.
He was preceded in death by his siblings, Leslie, Walter, Troy, Berlie, Junior, Raymond, Norman and Ethel.
Steven Wayne Longo, 43, of Benton passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 11, 1970 in Santa Clara, Calif.
Steven was preceded in death by his father, Lee Wayne Longo.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Boyce Longo of Benton; a son, Steven Wayne Longo Jr of Benton.; a daughter, Shelby B. Longo of Benton; his mother, Wilma Joyce Gilbert of Gepp; his stepfather, Charles E. Gilbert of Gepp; a brother, Jeff Longo of South Haven, Miss.
Graveside service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Pinecrest Cemetery.Â
Robert â€śJackieâ€ť Howell, 79, of Benton, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Little Rock.Â
He was born Nov. 3, 1934 in Ward to the late Leathie Ann Parker.
Â He was a U.S. Army veteran, a deacon of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church, a retired custodian of Benton High School and a retired security guard for Reynolds Aluminum.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James D. Howell and Floyd M. Howell
Minda Robin Mowery went to be with our Lord on Nov. 6, 2013, after a long, brave battle with cancer. She was born in Rock Island, Ill., on May 19, 1965.
Perry Ray Mann, 52, of Little Rock passed away on Nov. 7, 2013.
He was born May 3, 1961, to the late Ray Joe and Melba Inez Mann.
Perry was a 1979 graduate of Bryant High School. where he was voted most handsome.
He was an accomplished singer, musician and cabinet builder; he also had a passion for shooting 22 Bench Rest Rim Fire and was the international champion in 1995.
His most precious times were spent with his family and friends.
Perry was preceded in death by his parents and the mother of his children, Mary Mann.
Albert J. Linker, 69, of Alexander passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at his home. He was born Jan. 21, 1944, in Woodson.
Albert was a retired diesel mechanic, a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member or Village Creek Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen Linker and Verdna Mae Mills Linker.
He is survived by a son, Joe Allen Linker of Little Rock; a daughter, Shellie Watson and husband Michael of Cypress, Texas; a sister, Dot Jones and husband Wayne of Paron; and five grandchildren.
Glen Richard Samples Sr., 86, of Malvern passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. He was born March 4, 1927 in Benton.
Glen was a veteran of World War II and the Vietnam War and a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton, where he was part of the Menâ€™s Bible Class.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles G. Sample Sr. and Jessie Bird Sample; his wife, Ruth Samples; his brothers, John Sample, Harvey Sample and Charles Sample Jr.; and his sisters, Edith Robinson and Frances Rankin.
Richard Leon Brewer, 72, of Haskell went home to his heavenly father on Nov. 5, 2013.
He was born Aug. 10, 1941, to H. V. and Lucille Brewer. Â
He was preceded in death by his father, H.V. Brewer; his brother, Aubrey Brewer; his daughter, Debbie Herring; a stepson. Robert Brazil; his aunt, Lena Ramsey; and his father-in-law, Gerald Scott.