October 13th, 2014
The Arkansas State Fair will not open its gates until 4 p.m. today. The official State Fair website notes that this delay is due to the severe weather in the area and concern for the safety of all visitors.
Roscoe Leon Harris, 87, of Alexander, passed away Oct. 9, 2014.Â
He was born Dec. 11, 1926, in Hot Springs, Ark., to the late Harvey and Bessie Huddleston Harris.Â
Roscoe was a 32nd-degree Mason, of the Baptist faith and was retired from Missouri Pacific Railroad. He served in the Army during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, J.T. Harris and Charlie Harris; and his sister, Betty Harris.
Our sweet, precious love, Phoenix James-Christopher Benton, was received by his Heavenly Father on Wednesday, Oct, 8, 2014.
Phoenix was preceded in death by his big brothers, Isaac and Gabriel; and his grandfather, Walter Benton.
He is survived by his mommy, Lee; his daddy, Clay; his big sister, Julia; his big brothers, Kaeleb, Dominic, and Beau; his grandmothers, Jerri Lee Sharp and Annette Benton; as well as many aunts, uncles and extended family.