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Obituaries

Alicia Rae Hughes

October 1, 2014

Alicia Rae Hughes, 37 of Benton, passed away October 1, 2014. She was born January 30, 1977 in Hot Springs to Jim Ray Wilson and Nona Jeanne Johnson Cosby.  Alicia was a member of Family Church of Bryant and had an Associate’s Degree in Nursing.
She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Ray Wilson, Jr.

Johnny O. Tucker

October 1, 2014

Johnny O. Tucker, 64, of Haskell departed this life to be with the Lord on Sept. 30, 2014.  John was born Oct. 8, 1949 in Little Rock. 
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Ernest "Bob" and Nellie Tucker; and one brother, Billy Joe Smith.
He is survived by five loving sisters, Doris Baxter of Haskell, Patricia Swain, Debra Thornberry, and Bobbie Tucker, all of Benton, and Peggy Pulliam of Sherwood. 

Ludy Nancy Hudson

October 1, 2014

Ludy Nancy Hudson, 98, of Benton, died Sep5. 29, 2014.  She was born Oct. 15, 1915 in Eaglette.
Mrs. Hudson was a homemaker and a Baptist who loved to cook and feed people, sew, take care of family, read, travel and visit. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Agnes Jones; her husband, Dillie A. Hudson; her daughter, Dillie Jean Hudson; her sister, Rena Douthit; and her brother, Aaron Jones.

Hugh 'Dennis' Gant, Jr.

September 30, 2014

Hugh “Dennis” Gant Jr., 71, of Benton passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.
He was born Oct. 2, 1942, in Fort Smith to the late Hugh D. Gant Sr. and Frankie Smith Gant.
Dennis enjoyed water skiing in his early years. Another favorite hobby was working in his yard. Dennis loved driving his red 1976 T-top Corvette until it didn’t run as smoothly as he liked, and traded for a red Mustang convertible.
Dennis was a Razorback fan and held season tickets for 10 years. He is remembered for taking care of family and putting others first.

Ann Louise Wetzel

September 30, 2014

Ann Louise Wetzel, age 70, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family, on Sept. 25, 2014.
She was born Oct. 21, 1943, in Amarillo, Texas. to Earl Leroy and Dorothy Wetzel.
Ann lived in several states and Puerto Rico, finally settling in Texas after marriage to Anthony Yates, where she lived until recently.
She was predeceased by her father, Earl Wetzel.

Mickey Don Banks

September 29, 2014

Mickey Don Banks of Mabelvale passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 27, 2014.
He was born April 6, 1942, in North Little Rock to the late J.T. Banks and Mildred Tucker Banks.
He was a retired carpenter at Arkansas State Hospital, an avid sportsman and a Razorback fan. He was an Army veteran.
Nothing pleased him more than gathering his family to go dove hunting. He used this time to “lecture on life” as the family called it. He was greatly loved and will be missed by all that knew him.
He was predeceased by his brother, Jimmy Banks.

Bobby Charles Rogers

September 29, 2014

Bobby Charles Rogers, age 75, of Benton passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.  He was born June 17, 1939 in Benton.
Bobby was a U.S. Marine and worked for Hilbilt Manufacturing Co. 
He loved hunting and fishing and was a member of Copper Springs Hunting Club. 
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Milton Rogers and Doris M. Thompson Rogers.

Cameron Joe Burget "CJ"

September 25, 2014

Cameron Joe Burget "CJ", born Sunday, September 21, 2014 at 9:04 am, went to play in the sky above on the September 21, 2014 at 12:22 p.m. CJ spent his hours here on Earth in the arms of his family.
CJ is survived by his parents Cameron and Baily Burget of Benton, sister Emma Burget; Grandparents Dennis and Liz Burget of Benton, R.B. Ramsey and wife Terri of Malvern, and Laura Wells of Benton, Aunt Cassandra Burget of Little Rock, Uncle Corey Burget of Benton, and Aunt Josie of West Virginia, plus many more family and friends.

Nancy Jane Perry

September 25, 2014

Nancy Jane Perry, 75, of Benton passed away Wednesday September 24, 2014. She was born March 30, 1939 in Indiana. Nancy was a retired clerical worker and a Baptist.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Leota Hathcock, husband Kenneth Perry.
She is survived by, sons, Ed Harvey of California; John Hulsey of North Carolina; daughter, Candy Ramsey of Benton; brother, Jerry Hathcock of California; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Monday at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com

Nigel Gregory Crolley

September 25, 2014

Nigel Gregory Crolley, 28, of Benton passed away Monday, Sept. 21, 2014.
He was born May 23, 1986, in Little Rock.
Nigel earned a bachelor's degree in history and criminal justice at UALR. He was in the landscaping business and was loved by everybody he met.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Myrna Joe Parsley.

 

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