Jessica Elaine Benham

Monday, January 22, 2018

Jessica Elaine Benham, age 37, of Leachville, former Manila resident, passed from this life Thursday, January 18, 2018, at her home. Born in North Little Rock, AR, she was the daughter of the late Billy Wayne and Peggy Ford Benham and had been a Leachville resident since the death of her father in 2017.

Survivors include:

Her brother, Scott Randall Benham of Manila


Shannon Atkinson and her husband, Chuck of Leachville

Beverly Rountree and her husband, Mike

Jolene Watkins all of Manila

Several nieces, nephews and other extended family

Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with the Rev. Mark Wheeler officiating. Serving as active pallbearers will be Clinton Nichols, Justin Benham, Alex Atkinson, Chuck Atkinson, Mike Rountree and James Rountree. Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 1 p.m. until service time. Online guest register at