March 11th, 2014
Robert F. â€śBobâ€ť Roberts, 76, of Benton died Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Bob was born Aug., 15, 1937, to the late Paul Best and Willie Mae Moore Roberts of Beebe. Bob served in the U.S. Air Force.
He graduated from Arkansas State Teachers College (now University of Central Arkansas) with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry.
Hazel E. Lane, 88, of Benton passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014.Â
She was born Oct. 18, 1925, in Hazen to the late Clarence Henry and Gertie Lee Wallace Hudson.
Hazel worked at Gingles Department Store in Benton for more than 40 years, was a member of the Benton Business and Professional Women's Club for 40-plus year and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Lane; a daughter, Vicky Lane; a brother, Troy Hudson; and a sister, Nadene Harmon.
Johnnie Ruth Sossamon, 81, of Benton, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014.Â She was born Nov. 14, 1932, in Benton.Â
Mrs. Sossamon worked at Smith-Caldwell Drug Store and was a lifetime member of Salem United Methodist Church.Â
She was preceded in death by her parents, John Wesley â€śPeteâ€ť and Lura Ruth Bray.