MONTICELLO — Robert Eugene Fenton, age 78, of Monticello passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013. He was born October 14, 1934 in Little Rock to the late Charles Edgar and Mary Ruth Schrader Fenton.
He was retired from the Drew County Sheriff’s Office and UAM Campus Security and was also a mechanic. He was a member of Enon Baptist Church and was also preceded in death by his wife, Velma Jean Fenton; and one brother, J. C. Fenton.
Survivors include one son, Richard Eugene Fenton and wife, Susie of Monticello; one daughter, Deborah Jean Meeks-Miller and husband, Marvin of North Little Rock; four brothers, James Fenton and Rudy Fenton, both of Little Rock, Ronny Fenton of Cabot and Tommy Fenton of Little Rock; four sisters, Carolyn Grindstaff of Chicago, Ill., Charlsie Reedy, Jeanette Balentine and Shirley Roberts all of Little Rock; four grandchildren, Kimberly Welch and husband, Lyle, Ryan Fenton and wife, Summer, Stephanie Daniels and Heather Meeks; one step-grandson, B. J. Pemberton and wife, Stephanie; eight great-grandchildren and six step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Enon Baptist Church with burial in Enon Cemetery. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home. Memorials to Enon Baptist Church, 2927 Hwy 35 East, Monticello, Ark. 71655. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.