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Obituary: Jimmy Davis Tollett


Jimmy Davis “Dave” Tollett, 78 of Benton,  died Sept. 10, 2023.

He was born Oct. 12, 1944, in Nashville, the son of the late Jimmy and Lucille Jamison Tollett.

He was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Highway Church of Christ in Benton where he was an active member.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Rosemary Longnecker.

Survivors include: his wife, Betty Rhodes Tollett of Benton; three children, Laura (Scott) Perry of Huntsville, Ala., Mikayla (Kyler) Kelton of Friendship, Ark., and Yancy Wade Tollett of Little Rock; sisters, Saundra Stanley, Betty Triechmann and Suzanne Weir all of Texarkana; also grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. at the Highway Church of Christ in Benton.