February 13th, 2014
Kathleen Kay Hensley, 58, of Benton, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. Kathy was born on March 19, 1955 in Benton, the daughter of Leo Travis and Doris Nadine (Wilson) Hensley. Kathy began her education at Rural Dale School in Lonsdale, attended Bauxite High School, studied at the St. Vincent Infirmary School of Practical Nursing in Little Rock and graduated with her Licensed Practical Nursing degree on March 2, 1978. Kathy had a kind and gentle soul and enjoyed working with patients in the home health care field.
Gene H. Fahey, 70, of Benton, passed away Saturday, Feb. 8.Â He was born Feb. 24, 1943 in Little Rock, to the late Gene George and Doris Martin Fahey.
He is survived by a son, Duke Fahey and wife, Shannon of El Dorado, Kan,; sister, Karen Fahey of Dallas, Texas, two grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 at Forest Hills Cemetery by Ashby Funeral Home. Bro. Kim Hammer will be officiating.
On line guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Elva Arline Cooper Collatt, 101, of Haskell passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.
Arline was Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Churchâ€™s oldest member.Â Born Oct. 4, 1912, she was the firstborn of seven children of Dock Washington Cooper and Adelia Delena Phillips Cooper.
After raising a family and being a housewife for many years, Arline worked in retail clothing sales in Benton until retirement. Across the years she created many beautiful quilt tops and finished quilts of various patterns.