Edward L. Jones

Edward L. Jones, 89 of Hampton, AR passed away Wednesday, January 06, 2021 at the Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett, AR. He was born July 29, 1931 in Camden, AR to William Lee and Nancy Trusty Jones.

William Jacob “Will” Bradley

William Jacob “Will” Bradley

William Jacob “Will” Bradley, 21 of Hampton, died Friday January 8, 2021. He was born October 8, 1999 in El Dorado. Will is survived by his father Brian (Mandy) Bradley of Hampton; his mother Melissa Bradley of Hampton; his brother Jackson (Ashton) Reynolds of Hampton; his grandmother Geraldine Hornaday of Hampton; his grandfather Tommy Bradley of Star City; his great grandmother Faye Rodermund of Dumas; and grandparents Bill and Freddie Sue Blann of Hampton.

Gary Eugene Williams

Gary Eugene Williams, 65 of Hampton died Thursday December 31, 2020 at the Medical Center of South Arkansas. Born April 7, 1955 at Beaumont, Texas, he was a son of the late Cleveland Williams and Betty Mathis Williams. He was preceded in death by a brother, Tony Williams. He is survived by his sister, Sharon Martin and husband Jimmy of Harrell; nephews Jeremey Martin of Harrell and Blake Williams of Camden; nieces Megan Cagle and husband Stephen of Nebraska, Traci Lancaster and husband Tim of Benton, Keli Inzer and husband Dwayne of Hampton; great-nephew Jory Cagle of Nebraska; great-niece Eden Inzer of Hampton; sister-in-law Laura Williams of Hampton. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit

Shirley Ann Jones

Shirley Ann Jones

Shirley Ann Jones, age 81 of Hampton, died Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Ouachita County Medical Center in Camden, Arkansas. She was born July 24, 1939 in Hermitage, Arkansas. She worked for Calhoun County Bank for thirty plus years retiring as Executive Vice-President and was a member of First Baptist Church in Hampton. She is preceded in death by her parents, Woodrow Wilson Grant and Reba Berniece Richardson Grant; husband, J.B. “Wimpy” Jones; two sisters, Linda Biggers and Judy Grant. She is survived by two sons, Jim Jones and wife Liza of Harlingen, TX, Doug Jones and wife Melissa of Hampton; one sister, Cathy Cambre of Hampton; one brother, Anthony Grant and wife Quincie of Jonesboro; one brother-in-law, Bob Biggers of Russellville; four grandchildren, Jordan Sanchez and Austin Jones of Harlingen, TX, Katie Jones of Rogers, and Kyle Jones of Texarkana, TX; and many nieces and nephews that she loved dearly. Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit


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