June 16th, 2014
Gary Ray Weems, 59, of Haskell, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014.Â He was born March 4, 1955 in Little Rock.Â Gary was a truck driver.Â
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Rachel Thornberry Weems.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Marshall Weems; six children, Brian Weems (Amanda), Brandie Tarron (Shawn), Andrew Weems (Susan), Amber Sanders (Billy), Jessica McDonald (Matt) and Brittany Moorman (Drew) and his twelve grandchildren were his world.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 at Ashby Funeral Home.Â
Aaron Calvin â€śHappyâ€ť Westbrook Jr., 88, of Benton, passed away peacefully on Fatherâ€™s Day, Sunday June 15, 2014 at Heartland Rehab in Benton.Â Born Aaron Calvin Westbrook Jr. on April 6, 1926, the second son and third child of A.C. â€śHappyâ€ť Westbrook Sr. and Esta Martin Westbrook in Benton, Arkansas.Â
Gary Weems, 59, of Benton was killed around 3:40 p.m. Sunday in Garland County when he lost control of his 1999 Ford F-250. According to the Arkansas State Police, Weems left the roadway and crashed into a tree.
No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
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