Archive - Obituary
January 13th, 2015
James Richard Kennemer Jr., â€śRicky,â€ť passed away on Jan. 11, 2015 with his family by his side.
He was born on Aug. 3, 1980 to James and Deborah Kennemer in Little Rock. Ricky enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping at the lake with his family and friends. He was a member of Family Church and Double Deuce Hunting Club.
Ricky is preceded in death by his father and grandparents.
Jerry Otis Simmons went to be with His Lord on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. He was born June 12, 1947, the son of Elna Graves Simmons and James Arthur Simmons. He grew up in Benton and graduated from Benton High School in 1965. He was valedictorian of his high school class. He attended the University of Arkansas, where he received a B.S. in electrical engineering.
Mandi Lee Wheeler, 39, a resident of the East End Community (Hensley, Arkansas), entered the arms of Jesus after a very brief illness on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.
She was born Oct. 11, 1975, at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
She graduated from Sheridan High School and worked at Southwest Hospital in food services and at Dillardâ€™s Distribution Center before becoming a full-time wife and mother.Â
Waldo Theron Price, age 71, of Benton passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015.
He was born Feb. 11, 1943 in Paris, Arkansas.
Mr. Price retired from Farm Bureau after 37 years as a computer systems analyst.Â He was a past member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church and Temple Baptist Church, both in Little Rock, and spent the last 13 years as a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church in Benton.Â
Mr. Price was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph Waldo Price and Iva Ernestine Price; and a brother, Robert "Bob" Price.