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April 4th, 2014

Robert J. Krejci

April 4, 2014

Robert J. Krejci, 89, of Benton died Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
He was born Jan. 29, 1925 in Los Angeles, Calif., to the late Frank J. and Louise Hayes Krejci and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Benton. 
Mr. Krejci served his country as a member of Co. A 596th Signal Aircraft Warning Battalion of the Army Air Force during World War II. 
Later, he worked as a plant manager in a medical equipment company, as a technician in an electric motor company, and was co-owner of Coleman Pipe Organs. He was a member of the American Theater Organ Society.

Doyle Covington

April 4, 2014

On March 28, 2014, Doyle Covington, father of three, left us at the age of 75 to be with God.
Doyle was born April 19, 1938, He was preceded in death by his brother, Clyde Covington of Prescott, and by his sister, Sylvia Turner of Conroe, Texas.
He is survived by his two sisters, Joyce Campbell of Bryant and Faye Preston of Prescott.
Doyle celebrated his 52nd wedding anniversary with wife Peggy in February of this year.

Gracie Zell Farnam

April 4, 2014

Gracie Zell Farnam, 91, of Bryant passed away Saturday March 29, 2014.
She was born Dec. 3, 1922, in Russellville.
Gracie was a homemaker and a member of Abundant Life Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bonnie Elroy Rollans and Luvenna May McGuffey Rollans; her husband, Oscar Farnam Sr; a daughter, Betty Brown; and a grandson, Derwin “Bub” Farnam.

April 2nd

Nancy Flo Bylander Whitley

April 2, 2014

Nancy Flo Bylander Whitley, 82, of Benton passed away Friday, March 28, 2014.
Nancy Whitley excelled in all areas of life and will be remembered for her compassionate spirit, unfaltering determination, and joyful outlook. She was born June 2, 1931, in Little Rock. 
She was preceded in death by her father, Edger G. Bylander; her mother, Faye Dallas; her stepfather, Lonnie Dallas; and one grandson, Matthew Whitley.

March 31st

Glenda Gail Finley Taylor

March 31, 2014

Glenda Gail Finley Taylor of Benton, was born on August 9, 1940 and passed away on March 27, 2014 at the age of 73.  She was the daughter of James Finley and Willie Lucy Finley.  She was a member of Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church and retired from CoorsTek, Inc. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Ethel Finley Young and Bonnie Finley Beeler, and an infant brother, James Rex Finley.

March 28th

James H. McHughs

March 28, 2014

James H. McHughs, 89, of Benton went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 27, 2014.  He attended college at Arkansas State Teachers where he played basketball.  James was the Chief of Reservoir Regulations for Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma.
James was  preceded in death by his daughter, Linda McHughs and his brother, Joe T. Smith of North Little Rock.

Cory Charles Kappmeyer

March 28, 2014

A Memorial Service for Cory Charles Kappmeyer of Flippin, will be 4 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Bull Shoals, with Brother Jerry Backus and Maurice Hitt officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service, at the church.

Glenda Gail Finley Taylor

March 28, 2014

Glenda Gail Finley Taylor of Benton, was born on August 9, 1940 and passed away on March 27, 2014 at the age of 73.  She was the daughter of James Finley and Willie Lucy Finley.  She was a member of Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church and retired from CoorsTek, Inc. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Ethel Finley Young and Bonnie Finley Beeler, and an infant brother, James Rex Finley.

Margaret Fay Fox

March 28, 2014

Margaret Fay Fox, 82, of Little Rock, formerly of Benton, passed away March 26, 2014 at Hickory Heights Nursing Home & Rehab in Little Rock.  She was born February 25, 1932 in Bono, IN to the late Everett H. and Bernice E. Howard Boyd.
Besides her parents, her husband, Howard T. Fox, one granddaughter, Christy Womack, and one sister, Eva Catlin also preceded her in death.

Rex Maynard

March 28, 2014

Rex Maynard, 77, of Benton, passed away March 27, 2014.  He was born Jan. 8, 1937, in Wayne, W. Va., to the late Golden and Zelda Maynard. 
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Virginia (Gin) Volpe Maynard; a son, Rex Maynard; a grandson, Nick Miller; other grandchildren, Jared, Julie and Jennifer Miller; a sister, Doris Krupka; and a brother, Donald Maynard.
He is survived by a daughter, Sheila Miller, and husband Willard of Benton; two sisters, Mickie Zubek and Iris Suchy of Ohio; two grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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