John "Son" Bane, 85, of Clinton, Ark., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. He was born Dec. 19, 1927, in Arlburg Community, Ark., to the late Joseph A. and Ida Lea (Sutterfield) Bane.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two infant sisters and one infant brother; two sisters, Laverne Harness and Betty Sturdevant; and one brother, Dean Bane.

He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Naomi (Roberts) Bane of the home; daughters Verna Ward and husband Hal, and Tammie Lemings and husband Ronnie; son Bill Bane and wife Melinda; three granddaughters, Racheal, Meggin and Catie; four grandsons, Zack, Will, Nick and Jacob; two great-grandsons, Kyler and Eli; two great-granddaughters, Hannah and Kenzee; two brothers, Cecil Bane and Darrell Bane; and many nephews, nieces and friends.

Pallbearers: Zack Lemings, Will Ward, Nick Bane, Jacob Bane, Hal Ward, Bill Bane, and Ronnie Lemings. Honorary Pallbearers: Paul Bane, Larry Bane, Joey Bane, David Bane, and Stanley Harness.

Visitation was Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, and funeral service was Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel, Clinton, with Brother Billy Don Crow and Will Ward officiating. Burial was at Bluffton Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton. Online guest book: