August 6th, 2014
Loretta W. Beirne, 79, of Benton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at her home.Â Mrs. Beirne was born Oct. 22, 1934, in Curtis to the late Lee Vant and Ella Sue Ball Fletcher.
She was a homemaker and a member of New Life Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one grandson, Douglas Beirne.
Tylor Anthony Wright, 18, of Benton, passed from this life on Aug. 4, 2014.
Tylor was born in Little Rock on Aug. 1, 1996, to his parents, Aaron and Misty Wright.
He was a bright young man, who was always happy and in a good mood, with an infectious smile and a warm heart. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.
He loved country music and was a graduate of Benton High School in the class of 2014. Tylor was very excited to start his life and was very happy to be working for his Uncle Adam on his first job.
Paul W. Pennington, 89, of Benton passed from this world on Friday, Aug.1, 2014.Â He was born Feb. 11, 1925, in Cedar Glades, to the late Ray and Ola Pennington.Â
Paul was a retired toolmaker from Western Electric and Teletype in Little Rock.Â
Mr. Pennington was an avid golfer recording 7 aces and two albatrosses.Â He and Clyde Spann (deceased) won the Arkansas Seniors Four Ball Tournament for seven years running.Â He also loved to fish, camp and spend time with his kids and grandkids at the lake.Â
Stella Lavern Rusher, 75, of Benton, passed away Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.Â She was born Jan. 10, 1939, in Ellensburg, Wash., to the late Clarence and Ruth Henson.Â Mrs. Rusher had worked in the jewelry department at Walmart.
She is survived by three children, Albert Curtis Day and wife Sarah of Benton, Debbie Montgomery Sensing and husband Dale of Benton, and Franklin Keith Day and wife Yvonne of Yellville; two grandchildren, Michael R. Montgomery and Carrie Dawn Day Willis and husband Bruce; and a great-granddaughter, Lila Mae Willis.
A private memorial services will be held at a later date.