Archive - Obituary
February 10th, 2014
Mary McDade Stonebraker, age 92, of Traskwood passed away Feb. 6, 2014.Â She was born Sept. 3, 1921 in Tinsman, Ark., to the late Charles and Ollie Blackledge McDade.Â
Mary was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Carl R. Stonebraker; a daughter, Patricia Stonebraker Proppe; one sister; and five brothers.
Clarence E. â€śBuckâ€ť Drennan, 87, of Malvern passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 at Alcoa Pines Nursing Home in Benton.Â
He was born June 6, 1926, in Benton to the late Johnny Joseph â€śPurtâ€ť and Ada Jenkins Drennan.Â
Mr. Drennan previously retired from Alcoa as a sheet metal mechanic and foreman and was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives, Wanda Lee Cloud and Sue Rayburn; and two brothers, Leonard and Alfred â€śHootâ€ť Drennan.
Donia â€śMomaâ€ť Camp, 81, passed from this life to her heavenly home on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
She was born Jan. 22, 1933, to George and Viola (Hill) Lemons of Bauxite.
â€śMomaâ€ť Camp, as she was known for 27-plus years to many patrons of Bullockâ€™s Market in Benton, always served her special love to her customers. With heartfelt compassion, sheâ€™d welcome her friends: â€śHi, Hon!â€ť, â€śSugar, can I help you?â€ť, â€śCome back, Hon.â€ť (Just to mention a few.)
Terry Lee James, 56, of Jessieville died Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. He was born Jan. 15, 1958, in Chicopee, Mass.
Terry was an employee of the Hot Springs Village Walmart Store and was of the Southern Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Peggy Ann Allen James.
Joyce Gale Callahan Cooper, 80, of Haskell went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 4, 2014.Â She was born Oct. 11, 1933, in Haskell to the late Ovie and Gladys Stirman Callahan.
Joyce worked for Reynolds Aluminum Co. until she retired.Â She was a current member of Cross Roads Missionary Baptist Church and previously had been a member for 57 years at Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church in Haskell.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years, Ottis James Cooper; and a brother, Arthur Callahan of Danville.
Mary Faye Landers, 84, of Benton passed away Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Saline Memorial Hospice House in Bryant.Â She was born July 28, 1929 in Benton to the late O.C. and Bertha Gattin Willis.
Mrs. Landers was a schoolteacher, having taught for 22 years in the Benton School District at Ringgold Elementary. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Benton.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Robert Landers; one sister, Sis and husband Billy Ray, and their son, Ted Cullum.
Arlo N. Beck of Sheridan passed away at Baptist Health Medical Center on Feb. 2, 2014. He was born in Sheridan to Pearl Heath Beck and Homer Jeff Beck on Nov. 8, 1944
He was a heavy equipment operator at Alcao for 35 years and served in the U.S. Air Force for four years during the Vietnam war. He was an endless fountain of practical knowledge, and could always be counted on to build a fence, lay a line or repair a car, and pulled many motorists (including his wife) out of icy ditches between Sheridan and Benton.
Katie Ann Hughes, 82, of Benton passed away on Feb. 4, 2014. She was born Aug. 31, 1931, in Star City to the late Palmer A. McFalls and Maude Eleanor Buck McFalls.
Katie was a charter member of Parkview United Methodist Church. She was named United Methodist Women's Woman of the Year and Parkview UMC Mother of the Year in 2008.
Katie was a member of the Arkansas State Womenâ€™s Bowling Association and served as a WIBC board member. She was honored as Arkansas Senior Women State Bowling Champion.
Katie is preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Robert C. Hughes, Sr.
Louise H. Rhodes, 103, of Benton passed away Feb. 4, 2014.
She was born April 1, 1910, to the late Dave and Eva Collatt. She was a lifetime member of the First United Methodist Church.
She taught at Bennett School, provided books for the Gann Memorial Library, was a guard at Reynolds Metals Co. during World War II and worked for the Red Cross for 41 years.
Louise was known as the â€śRed Cross Lady.â€ť
She loved to read until losing her eyesight. Louise loved talking to people and telling stories to a captivated audience.
Leonard Earl Cathcart, 87, of Benton, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014.Â He was born November 15, 1926 in Lonsdale, to the late Robert and Claudia Cathcart.Â Mr. Cathcart was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of Ten Mile Baptist Church.Â He retired in 1986 after 35 years from Texas Eastern Pipeline as a transportation supervisor.Â Mr. Cathcart enjoyed his family, friends, gardening, fishing and hunting.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.