Leann Kay Blair, age 66, of Benton, went to be with the Lord June 22, 2022. She was born June 3, 1956 in Saline County, Arkansas. Leann lived a life full of love and laughter and was adored by those around her. She is proceeded in death by her parents Hass and Doris Jackson.
Leann is survived by her loving partner of over 12 years Kenneth Renfro; Son, Jason Blair; Daughter, Jamie Holcombe (Denny); Stepdaughter, Haley Williams (Brian); Sister, Vickie Mayfield (Bill); Brothers, Hass “Bud” Jackson Jr. (Tammy), Troy Jackson (Kathy), and Tracy Jackson (Penny). Three wonderful grandchildren, Alexis Davidson, and Abigail and Clark Williams. As well as many wonderful nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Denny Holcombe, Brian Williams, Dusty Lewter, Billy Mayfield, Matthew Mayfield, and Matt Burns
Leann will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, June 27 at Ashby Funeral Home in Benton.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28 at Ashby Funeral Home followed with burial at Fairplay Cemetery.
Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Mary Lorene Ferrell McCormack age 92, of Benton, entered Eternal Rest on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Lorene was born to John Ferrell and Mary Sue Webb Ferrell on March 17, 1930 in Paron, Arkansas. Lorene was preceded in death by the love of her life O’Dell McCormack whom she married on June 22, 1951. Lorene was also preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and five sisters. Lorene was a faithful member of First Assembly of God, and was retired from the Benton Service Center.
Lorene is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Curtis (Sharon) McCormack, Eddie (Patty) McCormack, three granddaughters, Summer (Steven) Hampton, Bethany (Jace) McCarver, Sunni (Josh) Acklly, three great-grandchildren, Maddox Hampton, Jacelyn McCarver and Tydus Acklly, and special niece Melba Miller.
Our family can never repay the love and attention “Mack” has received from the staff at Four Seasons. Their love for her and her love for you all is amazing. Also special thanks to Hospice and staff.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Tuesday at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel.
Graveside services will be 10:00 AM Wednesday at Rosemont Cemetery. Minister will be Bro. Gene Huskey.
Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com
Katherine “Kathy” Jean Kuandart Harris, age 48, of Bauxite, passed away on Saturday June 25, 2022 at her home. She was born January 24, 1974 in Little Rock. Kathy worked for Sam’s Club for 16 years and was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her mother, Shelia Kuandart, and sister, Kimberly Pate.
Survivors, husband, Dean Harris, father, Bill Kuandart, sons, Zackary Harris, Brock Kuandart and Dawlton Marhanka, mother–in-law, June Zinn, sisters –in-law, Beth (Jerry) Henson, and Teresa (Donnie) Stevens, grandmother, Helen Kuandart, five grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Cremation is through Ashby Funeral Home.
Barbara Craig Baker, 74, of Haskell, Arkansas passed away June 23, 2022. She was born November 10, 1947 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Jessie Lawrence and Annie Lucille (Richey) Chase.
Barbara was of the Baptist faith and secured her salvation by being baptized at Calvary Baptist Church on September 30, 1979. Family was most important to Barbara and she would do anything for them. She adored her children and grandchildren. Barbara was a strong, hardworking woman who worked for Southwest Airlines, Phillips Lighting, and ASI Trucking Company. Barbara’s favorite place to be was at home surrounded by her family.
Preceding Barbara in death are her husband, William C. Baker; siblings: Louise Jenkins, Betty Grose, Jim Huett, and Shirley Childress.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her sons: David W. Craig and wife Priscilla of Sherwood, Arkansas, Randall “Scott” Craig and wife Katie of Haskell, Arkansas, and Keith Baker and wife Judy of Traskwood, Arkansas; five grandchildren: John Quentin Craig, Kamryn Craig, Olivia Sandlin, Ian Craig, and Abby Craig; special cousin, Martha Guinn and husband Luther of Little Rock, Arkansas; and numerous nieces, nephews, family, and friends who love Barbara and will miss her always.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, June 29, at Smith-Benton Funeral Home, 322 N. Market Street, Benton, Arkansas. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, June 30 at the funeral home followed by burial at Lee Cemetery in Benton, Arkansas.
Services entrusted to Smith-Benton Funeral Home. Online guestbook: www.SmithFamilyCares.com.
Stephanie Renee Culbreath passed away suddenly at her home in Alexander on June 21, 2022. Born on January 27, 1970, to the late Marion A Crouse, Jr. and Diane Crouse Granger, she passed away at the age of 52.
Stephanie and her loving husband, Pete Culbreath, were married 33 years. She is survived by her daughters, Leah Culbreath (Jonathan) and Emily Culbreath; son, Christopher Culbreath; grandchildren, Addie, Jackson, Jacob and Charlee Kate; mother, Diane (Curtis) Granger; brothers, Jimmy (Sheri) Granger, and Allen (Lisa) Elledge; brother-in-law, Butch (Christy) Culbreath; sister-in-law, Helen (James) Falls; and her work family at Bryant School District.
Being with family and friends at the beach enjoying the sunshine, filled Stephanie with joy and peace.
Services for Stephanie will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Roller-Alcoa Funeral Home, 6700 Alcoa Road, Benton, AR. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, June 24, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Roller Alcoa Funeral Home. Burial in Fitzhugh Cemetery, Pine Bluff, AR will be private.