Obituaries

Obituaries for June 2, 2017

  • Ollie Akins

    Mrs. Ollie Mae Akins, 91 of Little Rock, Arkansas, was born to the late Mathis and Vider Paylor in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Surrounded by her children and grandchildren she made …

  • John Lewis Baldwin

    Mr. John Lewis Baldwin Sr., 74, of Wynne died Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Arkansas State …

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    Leetona Grable Baxley

    Leetona Grable Baxley, 96, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 31, 2017 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born October 22, 1920 in Enola, Arkansas, to …

  • Marian Best

    Marian Best, 84, of Bella Vista died Thursday, June 1, 2017. Survivors: son; Russell Best (Victoria) of Texas, daughters; Beverly Baud (John,) of Bella Vista, Cheryl Hartshorn (David) of Bella …

  • Patsy Juanita Bolding-Goodman

    Patsy Juanita Bolding-Goodman was born August 31st, 1931 in Yantis, Wood County, Texas to Tommie Eugene Bolding and Willie Mae McDaniel Bolding. She grew up in Sulphur Springs, Texas, where …

  • Jerry Dow Brady

    Jerry Dow Brady, age 72, of Hensley, went to the Lord, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 after a long fight with cancer. A celebration of life will be at Dial and …

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    Herman Brassfield

    Mr. Herman Brassfield, 76, of Dumas, Ark. passed Sunday, May 28, 2017. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Almeta Baptist Church in Dumas by Rev. …

  • Greg Breece

    Greg Breece, 48, Daytona Beach, Florida, died May 25, 2017. Graveside service is 11 a.m., Monday, June 5, 2017, at York Cemetery, Bergman, under the direction of Roller-Christeson Funeral Home. …

  • Alvin winfred Brewer

    Alvin Winfred Brewer, 76, of Mena, Arkansas passed away May 31, 2017 in Mena. Funeral Monday, June 5, 2017 in Beasley Wood Chapel. Interment in the Valley Cemetery in Gilham, …

  • Robbie Marie Brewer

    Robbie Marie Brewer, Ms. Senior Arkansas 2004, of Van Buren passed Thursday, June 1, 2017 in her home at 95 ½ years old. She was a Minister of music, a …

  • Lee Artis Burton Sr.

    Funeral for Mr. Lee Artis Burton Sr., 11 a.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017 at First Baptist Church, Hope. Burial, St. James Cemetery, Waldo, Arkansas. Visitation, 5 to 7 pm, Friday, …

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    Betty Jo Capehart

    Betty Jo Capehart, 73, of Lowell passed away May 31, 2017 in Springdale. She was born September 15, 1943 to Edward E. and Mary Cathryn Lynch Rounds. Betty was a …

  • Patrick Alan Carney

    Patrick Alan Carney, age 64, of Little Rock, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017. He was born on July 31, 1952 in Mason City, Iowa to Chauncey and Mavis Carney. …

  • Shirley Mae Cobb

    Shirley Mae Cobb, 69, of Pine Bluff passed May 24,2017 Funeral Service will be Saturday 2 p.m. Zion Hill M.B. Church-Monitcello with Rev.Leroy Hood Officiating. Interment: Union Ridge Cemetery by …

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    Betty J. Cole

    BETTY J. COLE, 75, of North Little Rock passed away on May 26, 2017. Preceding her in death are her parents, Samuel and Earnestine Parks, husband, Odell Cole and sister, …

  • Ruby Gail Conder

    Ruby Gail Conder, 80, of Des Arc died Tuesday. Survivors include one son, Samuel (Teresa) Conder, one daughter, Sarah (Jimmy) Tate, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two sisters, two brothers. Funeral …

  • Harry "Scooter" Davey

    Harry "Scooter" Davey, 70, of Hamburg, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Graveside services and burial are 10 a.m., Saturday in the Promise Land Cemetery. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Friday at the …

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    Muriel Moody Dearien

    Muriel Moody Dearien, 94, of Dallas, Texas originally of Mountain View, Arkansas passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017 at her home. Muriel was born on September 21, 1922 in …

  • Madeline Jewel Dunlap

    Madeline Jewel Dunlap, age 95, of Kirby, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Glenwood, …

  • Edwinb Kenneth Dyer

    Edwin Kenneth Dyer, 92, of Benton, died May 29, 2017. He was born April 30, 1925. Visitation: 9:30 -10:30 a.m., Friday, June 2, Smith-Benton Funeral Home, 322 N. Market Street, …

  • Loretta Jean Epperson

    Loretta Jean Epperson, age 82, of Morrilton, passed away Wednesday, May 31. Funeral services: 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, at Harris Chapel. Burial: Plummerville Cemetery. Family Hr: 2 to 4 …

  • Mathew Ervin II

    Mr. Mathew Ervin II, 50, of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed Monday, May 29, 2017. Visitation will be 2:30-3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Brown Funeral Home. Interment will be …

  • W.A. "Wildman" Fowler

    W.A. "Wildman" Fowler, 51 of El Dorado passed away Monday, May 29, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Young's Chapel with cremation …

  • Larry Dean Goff

    Larry Dean Goff, 73, passed away Wednesday. Survivors: wife, Connie, Quitman, son, Charles (Christy) Goff, Heber Springs, daughters, Alana Kiestler (Billy), Quitman, Amelia (David) Cook, McRay, Pam (Billy) Brown, Center …

  • Virgil Milton Goodwin

    Virgil Milton Goodwin, 92, of Hot Springs, passed away Tuesday, May 30th, 2017. A graveside service will be held at Crestview Cemetery, today, at 10 a.m., with Pastor David Fleming …

  • Otis Gulley

    Otis Gulley, 60, Bluff City, passed May 26, 2017. Services will be Saturday, June 3, 2017, 11 a.m., Union Grove Baptist Church, Bluff City. Visitation: Friday, June 2, 2017, 12-7 …

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    Vernon Bub Harris

    Vernon "Bub" Harris, age 64, of Elkins, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017. He was born August 2, 1952 in Fayetteville, the son of Vernon and Lucille Harris. Bub worked …

  • Travis Michael Hartnett

    Travis Michael Hartnett, 55, passed away Sunday May 28th, 2017. He was born June 11, 1961. Travis was a member of Mabelvale United Methodist Church. When Travis was a young …

  • Jerri Jackson

    Services for Jerri Jackson, age 70, of Hazel Green, Alabama, formerly of Sherwood, Arkansas will be conducted Sunday 2 p.m. from the Parks City Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Tennessee. She …

  • Jennifer Lin Jordan

    Jennifer Lin Jordan, 37, of Huntsville died May 29, 2017. Survivors include her parents; son; two sisters; fiance' and grandmother. Funeral service will be 1 p.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017 …

  • Eddie Kirby

    Eddie Kirby Sr. 71, of Hickory Flat, passed away May 31, 2017 at his residence following a long battle with cancer. He was born May 14, 1946 at Rosalie, Alabama …

  • Charles Lederman Jr.

    Charles Lederman Jr., 86, of West Helena passed away Thursday in Memphis. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Sunset Memorial Park in West Helena. Visitation is prior to services …

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    Mary Emma Wheeler Cushing Lewis

    Mary Emma Wheeler Cushing Lewis, 91, of Benton transitioned to Heaven on Thursday, June 1, 2017. She was born March 22, 1926, in Monticello to the late Garner A. Wheeler …

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    Glenda Thornbrough Lucy

    Glenda Thornbrough Lucy, age 50, passed away May 29, 2017. She was born on June 30, 1966 to the late Walter H. Lucy Jr. and Kay Thornbrough Lucy. Glenda attended …

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    Susanne Allen Main

    Susanne Allen Main, 68, of Bentonville passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017. She was born November 21, 1948 in Bentonville to the late John William Allen and Sarah Nadine Galyean …

  • Helen McClellan

    Helen Ann McClellan, 94, of Bella Vista died Thursday, June 1, 2017. Survivors: sons; Wayne McClellan and his wife Adelheid, of Bella Vista, Dale McClellan, of Kansas, brother; Fred Vague …

  • Mary Ellen McDaniel

    Mary Ellen McDaniel, 66, of McRae passed away May 31st at UAMS. She was born April 26, 1951 to the late James and Geneveive (Hayden) Johnston. A memorial service will …

  • Donna Marvee Miller

    Donna Marvee Miller, age 71, of Newark, California passed away May 31, 2017 in Fayetteville. She was born April 25, 1946 in Hayward, California, the daughter of Willie Dee and …

  • Virginia Lee Morris

    Virginia Lee Morris, 67, of Benton passed away May 31, 2017 at Baptist Health Center in Little Rock. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 5, …

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    Ralph Muzny Jr.

    Ralph Muzny Jr., 63, of Williamsville, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. He was born on February 27, 1954 to Ralph and Shirley …

  • Oscar Levelle Nugent

    Oscar "Levelle "Nugent, 80, of Pine Bluff Levelle Celebration of Life will be Friday 10:30 a.m. at Paradise Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Charles Cantwell Officiating. Interment will be in …

  • Kermeta Lopez Overland

    Kermeta Lopez Overland, 43, of Newport departed this life Monday, May 29, 2017. Funeral service will be 12 noon Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Greater Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. …

  • Jimmy Ross Ragan

    Jimmy Ross Ragan, 67, of Hensley, Arkansas passed away Saturday, May 28, 2017 in St. Louis, Mo. He was born on August 4, 1949 in Houston Texas. Graveside Service will …

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    Felecia Ann Roberson

    Felecia Ann Roberson, 52, of Jacksonville, Ark. transitioned from the earthly home to her heavenly home. She was proceeded Preceded in death by her father, Thomas Howard. Felecia leaves to …

  • Tanisha Simone Roby

    Tanisha Simone Roby, 21, of Little Rock passed May 27, 2017. Funeral Service will be Saturday 10 a.m. Family Time Baptist Church with Rev. Terrance Scottie Long Officiating. Interment will …

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    Sandra Ann Rogers

    Sandra Ann Rogers, 71, of Mayflower passed away peacefully Thursday, June 1, 2017. She was born January 20, 1946 in North Little Rock, Arkansas to Maurice Farnsworth and Evelyn Marguerite …

  • Ermel Altom Rutledge

    Ermel (Altom) Rutledge, 95, of Hutchinson Mountain Community/Floral died Wednesday. Survivors: Mark Rutledge (Karen); stepson, Keith Rutledge (Nancy); daughter, Mary McGinty (Carl); stepdaughters, Ann Suchecki (Ted), Martha Rae Barnes; 11 …

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    Rhonda Diane Regnier Saunders

    Rhonda Diane Regnier Saunders, 52, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was born in Salina, Kansas on August 8, 1964, to …

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    Althea Jane Scott

    Althea Jane Scott, 62, of Hindsville, Arkansas died May 30, 2017 peacefully at her home. She was born September 11, 1954 at Fayetteville, Arkansas the daughter of Loye Leon and …

  • Ainsley Kay Sharpmack

    Ainsley Kay Sharpmack, 10 months old, of Cabot went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, May 31, 2017. She was born July 15, 2016 in Little Rock to Jeffrey and …

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    G. Everett Slavens

    G. Everett Slavens, age 85, Professor Emeritus of History at Ouachita Baptist University died May 15, 2017 in Las Cruces, N.M. He is survived by his children, Margaret (Rob) Evans, …

  • David Samuel Swift

    David Samuel Swift, age 77, of Monticello passed away on May 24, 2017 at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 3, …

  • Herbert "Bud" Unger

    Herbert "Bud" Unger, was born March 12, 1921 and passed away June 1, 2017. There will be a graveside service at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 02, 2017 at the …

  • Leon Walrath

    Leon Walrath, 80, a resident of Paris passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, at his home. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 2, 2017, at …

  • Floyd Wright

    Floyd Wright age 95, of Norphlet, Ark. died Wednesday, May 31st at John R. Williamson Hospice House. Graveside: 2 p.m. Monday, June 5th at Shady Grove Cemetery near Jersey, Ark. …

  • Nelda Jean Young

    Nelda Jean Young, age 84, of Heber Springs died May 31. 2017. Survivors: husband, Dewey; son, Kerry Smith. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Friday, June 2, Heber Springs Funeral Home. Services: 10 …