Stanford J.T. Beene, age 73, of Dardanelle, died Thursday, March 11, 2010 at Conway Regional Medical Center. 

He was born June 6, 1936, at Enola, to the late Bynum and Jewel Adia Roberts Beene. He is preceded in death by his parents; a son, Johnny Dale Beene; sister, Mary Reise; brothers, Denzil Beene and Johnny Beene.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Johnnie Sue Beene of Dardanelle; a daughter, Susan Day and husband Robert of Dardanelle; a son Gary Beene and wife Belinda of Dardanelle; brothers, Dale Beene of Dardanelle, Wayne Beene of Russellville, Jackie Beene of South Dakota; sisters, Phyllis Hurst of Russellville, Rose Ford of Conway, Tilly Bell Spradlin of Little Rock; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held Monday, March 15, at 10 a.m., at Bryant’s Cove Cemetery with Rev. Denver Robinson officiating. 

Visitation will be held Monday, from 9-10 a.m. prior to service.

Arrangements By Cornwell Funeral Home, Dardanelle.