William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat

M, #177, b. 10 February 1941, d. 10 April 2004
MotherRuth Janie Harriet Lawrence b. 26 Jan 1919, d. 4 Feb 1990
RelationshipUncle of Kellie Sue Thompson
FamilyThe Treat Family
ChartsJames Jackson Barnes Descendants
William Berry Descendants
Isaac Branscum Descendants
William H Huffines Descendants
Bennett Silas Lawrence Descendants
John Treat Descendants
Laura Williams Descendants
     William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat was born on 10 February 1941 at Big Flat, Arkansas. He was the son of Sherman Treat and Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence. William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat married Joyce Kerns. William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat died on 10 April 2004 at Farmington, Washington County, Arkansas, at age 63; He died in his home.
William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat's obituary was published in April 2004 at Northwest Arkansas Times at Fayetteville, at Washington County, at Arkansas . Sherman Treat, Opal Treat, Linville "Lin" Goodman and Maxine Treat were listed as survivors in the obituary. Ruth Janie Harriet Treat, Clyde Junior Treat and Gabrielle Autrey Treat preceded William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat in death.
Source Citation: Newspaper: Northwest Arkansas Times, The; Publication Date:4 11 2004; Publication Place: Fayetteville , AR , Us..
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. United States Obituary Collection [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.

Farmington
WILLIAM BENNY JOE TREAT

William Benny Joe Treat, 63, of Farmington died Saturday, April 10, 2004, at his home.

He was born Feb. 10, 1941, in Big Flat, Ark., to Sherman and Ruth Lawrence Treat.

He worked at Standard Register for 25 years as a collator. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Treat; a brother, Clyde Treat; and a greatniece, Gabrielle Treat.

Survivors include a son, Billy and his wife, Sarah Treat of Fayetteville; two daughters, Kimberly Treat of the home and Cynthia Burnett and her husband, John of Springdale; father, Sherman and his wife, Opal Treat of Cave Springs; a brother, Leon and his wife Gerene Treat of Gravette; three sisters, Patsy Goodman and her husband, Lin of Green Forest, Johnnie Woods and her husband, Roy of Springdale and Carolyn Thompson and her husband, James of Fayetteville; a sister-in-law, Maxine Treat of Springdale; seven grandchildren, Chelsey, Alex, Jeffery, Ashley, Shelby Treat and Molly and Trey Burnett; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Beard’s Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Eastside Baptist Church with the Rev. James Goff officiating. Burial will be in Burks Shed Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Funeral Chapel and Crematory in Fayetteville.

FARMINGTON William Benny Joe Treat, 63, of Farmington died Saturday at his home. He was born Feb. 10, 1941, in Big Flat to Sherman and Ruth Lawrence Treat. He worked at Standard Register as a collator.

He was preceded in death by his mother, and a brother, Clyde Treat.

Survivors include a son, Billy Treat of Fayetteville; two daughters, Kimberly Treat of the home, and Cynthia Burnett of Springdale; his father and wife, Opal, of Cave Springs; a brother, Leon Treat of Gravette; three sisters, Patsy Goodman of Green Forest, Johnnie Woods of Springdale, and Carolyn Thompson of Fayetteville; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Eastside Baptist Church with the Rev. James Goff officiating. Burial will be at Burks Shed Cemetery under the direction of Beard's Funeral Chapel and Crematory.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at Beard's Chapel.

He was buried on 14 April 2004 at BurkShed Cemetery, Benton, Arkansas.

Other Events

      This is my mom's family around the time of my mom's birth.
Sherman and Ruth Lawrence Treat Family when mom was a baby (1952)
Sherman and Ruth Lawrence Treat Family when Mom was a baby (1952)



Ben Treat



Ben Treat School Photo



Ben Treat



Sherman and Ruth Treat Family approximately 1964



Ben and Catherine



Ben Grandma and Grandpa Treat and Gerene about 1964



Ben holding Rabbit



Ben Treat outside Don 1 in Springdale, Arkansas


Grandma and Grandpa with Sherry, Ricky, Kim and Bill.
Grandma and Grandpa Treat Ricky Sherry Kim and Bill about 1974


Ben at Work.
Ben at work at Standard Register



Ben



Ben Treat


He was a collator.
Ben at Work
His mother Ruth Janie Harriet Lawrence died on 4 February 1990.
Name
Ruth Janie Treat
[Ruth J Treat]
[Ruth Janie Lawrence]
Gender
Female
Race
White
Birth Date
26 Jan 1919
Birth Place
Stone County, Arkansas
Death Date
4 Feb 1990
Father
Willan Lawrence
Mother
Vada Barns
SSN
432314277
Type of Claim
Birth record established before age of 5.
Notes
09 Oct 1975: Name listed as RUTH JANIE TREAT; 08 Feb 1990: Name listed as RUTH J TREAT
Members in Household
Vada Barns
Willan Lawrence
Collection U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007

SOURCE
Collection U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
Source Social Security Administration
Description This database picks up where the SSDI leaves off, with details such as birth date and parents' names extracted from information filed with the Social Security Administration through the application or claims process.


This is a photo of the tombstone for William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat.
Ben's Tombstone
Photograph by Kellie S. Thompson

William Benny Joe "Ben" Treat died before Sherman Treat but was mentioned in Sherman Treat's obituary as a deceased one of the two sons.
Source Citation: Newspaper: Northwest Arkansas Times, The; Publication Date: 18 Nov 2004; Publication Place: Fayetteville , AR , Us..
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. United States Obituary Collection [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.

SHERMAN TREAT

Sherman Treat, 88, of Rogers died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004, in Rogers. He was born Sept. 5, 1916, in Big Flat to William Mason and Margie Barncscum Treat. He attended the Assembly of God and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a retired farmer.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Treat; two sons; 12 siblings; and one great-granddaughter.

Survivors include his wife, Opal Treat of the home; a son, Sherman Leon Treat of Gravette; three daughters, Patsy Goodman of Green Forrest, Johnnie Woods of Springdale and Carolyn Thompson of Fayetteville; five stepchildren, Melvin McDonald of Cave Springs, Thomas McDonald and Wanda Napier, both of Grove, Okla., Betty Hawkins of Bentonville and Becky Missildine of Clovis, N. M.; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Shawn Treat, Bill Treat, Patrick Woods, Mike Goodman, Tim Goodman and Michael Thompson.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Springdale with the Rev. Raymond Martin officiating.
United States Obituary Collection about Sherman Leon Treat
Name of Deceased:     Sherman Leon Treat
Age at Death:     88
Death Date:     8 Nov 2004
Obituary Date:     18 Nov 2004
Newspaper Title:     Northwest Arkansas Times, The
Newspaper Location:     Fayetteville, AR, US
Birth Date:     5 Sep 1916
Locations Mentioned in Obituary:     Fayetteville
Grove, OK
Cave Springs
Bentonville
Gravette
Big Flat
Rogers,
Clovis
Springdale
Green Forrest,
Other Persons Mentioned in Obituary:     William Mason
Shawn Treat
Patsy Goodman
Patrick Woods
Becky Missildine
Opal Treat
Ruth Treat
Michael Thompson
Margie Treat Barncscum
Raymond Martin
Mike Goodman
Johnnie Woods
Tim Goodman
Betty Hawkins
Wanda Napier
Melvin McDonald
Bill Treat
Carolyn Thompson
Thomas McDonald

Source Citation: Newspaper: Northwest Arkansas Times, The; Publication Date: 18 Nov 2004; Publication Place: Fayetteville, AR, US.
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. United States Obituary Collection [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.
Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.

Family

Joyce Kerns