Benson Brown


HARDIN COMMUNITY — Mr. Benson K. Brown, 93, of Hardin Community, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013. He was born April 4, 1919 in Spokane, Wash. to the late Selwyn and Emiline Kleave Brown. Benson was an United State Army Air Corp Veteran serving in WWII. He retired from Central Maloney where he was a crane operator for over 30 years. He is preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Sullivant Brown, whom he married September 1, 1945, sons, Ralph and Robert Brown.

He is survived by son, Lester Brown of Pine Bluff; daughters, Rose Kimbrell of Pine Bluff and Barbara Wingfield of Redfield; 18 grandchildren, 36 great-grand children, two great-great grandchildren, daughter-in-law, Judy Brown of Hardin. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday in the chapel of Cranford Funeral Home of White Hall. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family will be at 5910 Whiteaker Rd. Pine Bluff. Burial will be in the White Hall Methodist Cemetery by Cranford Funeral Home(www.cranfordfh.com).