Ulyess B. Catlett

Ulyess B. Catlett, 90, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Jonesboro. He was born Nov. 16, 1922, in Booneville.

He was a long-time resident of Benton, where he retired from the Benton Street Department in 1987. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying camping, hunting and fishing. As a young man, he was a popular fiddle player for many of the square dances around Booneville.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Homer D. Catlett and Mae Catlett McDaniel; and two sisters, Maurine Sloan Murphy and Norma Sharp.

A graveside funeral service was held Monday afternoon at Bud Davis Cemetery south of Booneville, under the direction of Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.

He is survived by one daughter and her husband, Catherine and Tommy Henderson of Jonesboro.