Joyce Schmalz


BENTON — Joyce Barnard Schmalz, 76, of Benton, formerly of Monticello, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 in Benton. She was born January 27, 1936 in Logan County, but moved within a few months to the Drew County area.

She is survived by one son, Wesley Bethune of Houston, Texas; her dearly beloved ex-husband, Gerhard Schmalz of Pine Bluff and numerous cousins and other relatives.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday at Oakland Cemetery by Stephenson-Dearman. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Sunday, with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.