Archive - Obituary
October 24th, 2014
Leslie Odell Witham, 64 of Benton, passed away October 23, 2014.Â He was born December 24, 1949 in Little Rock to the late Leonard Witham, Sr. and Delores Wilson Witham.
He is survived by sons, Jonathan Witham and wife, Rachel of Benton, Jason Witham of Bryant, daughter, Christina Reeves of Dallas and step daughter, Amber Wood and husband, James of Mabelvale, beloved companion of many years, Rebecca Shamhart of Benton, brothers, Leonard Witham, Jr. of Benton, Stoney Witham of Benton, sisters, Barbara Ausbrooks of Hensley, Janet Blankenship of Conway and six grandchildren.
Mary Ellen Roberts, 47, of Alexander, passed away on Oct. 21, 2014. She was born on Sept. 16, 1967 in Oakland, Calif. to the late Lloyd Lee Kellems and Rosalie (Smith) Kellems.
Joy Lynn Hammons, 32, of Benton passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. She was born July 30, 1982, in Bastrop, La.
Joy is survived by her parents, Billy and Dawn Hammons of Benton; one brother, Philip Hammons of Benton; one sister, Carol Crawford and husband Matt of Benton; one niece, Emma Rose (Hammons) Burget of Benton; her grandparents, June and Denon Cagle and Elvis and Cathy Hammons, all of Crossett; and numerous family members and friends who will miss her dearly.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Bauxite Cemetery in Bauxite.