Obituaries

Obituaries for February 28, 2019

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    Helen Margaret Adams

    Helen Margaret Adams, 92, of Sherwood, went to be with the Lord February 26, 2019. She was born October 13, 1926 in Crocketts Bluff, Arkansas to the late Leonard and …

  • Billy Ray Alsup

    Billy Ray Alsup, 68, died on February 26, 2019. He was born on July 29, 1950 in Brownfield, Texas to Billy Joe and Jimmie (Hill) Alsup. Memorial service will be …

  • Oscar Amburgey

    Oscar Amburgey, 91, a resident of Prairie Grove, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 in Prairie Grove. He was born November 27, 1927 in Hazard, Kentucky, the son of Charles …

  • Stanley Roger Arocha

    Stanley Roger Arocha, departed this life to be with Jesus and our mom, Lucille on Monday, February 25, 2019. Services are 2 p.m., Saturday, in the Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Hot …

  • Harrell A. Ball

    Harrell A. Ball of Hot Springs, born October 9, 1940 passed February 16 was preceded in death by parents, W.T. and Hilmer M. Ball; brother, Gary of East End. Survived …

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    Christina Bell

    Christina Bell, 84, widow of Richard E. Bell, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Chris was born July 11, 1934, in El Paso, Texas, to Hermilo and Maria Perez Mendoza. …

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    Bradley Blackshire

    Bradley Blackshire was born October 20, 1988 in Little Rock, Ark. and went to be with the Lord on February 22, 2019. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, …

  • Thumbnail of Nelda Kay Dickey Burrow

    Nelda Kay Dickey Burrow

    Nelda Kay Dickey Burrow, age 98, of Benton passed away Sunday February 24, 2019. She was born November 8, 1920 - the year of women's suffrage - at Cave Creek …

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    Shirley Ann Byrd

    Shirley Ann Byrd of Jacksonville passed from this life on February 26, 2019. She was born November 17, 1938 in Morrilton, Arkansas to the late Hugh and Wilma York Fuqua. …

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    Jack Charles Clarke

    Jack Charles Clarke, 94, of North Little Rock passed away Monday, February 25, 2019. He was born September 23, 1924 in Little Rock, Arkansas to Charles and Winnie Clarke. He …

  • Edna Joy Coburn

    Edna Joy Coburn, 76, of Lonoke went to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 27, 2019. She was born August 23, 1942 in England, Arkansas to Shade and Stella Miller. …

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    Mary Hazel Cole

    Mary Hazel (Welch) Cole, was born in Lonoke County, Arkansas on November 20, 1929 on the banks of Wattensaw Bayou. She was the daughter of Virgil D. Welch and Anna …

  • Timothy William Collins

    Timothy "Timmy" Collins, 14, of Cozahome died Saturday following a tragic accident. Survivors: granny, Polly; siblings, Kaylee & Dakoda; dad, Ernie & stepmom Veneta; mom, Miranda; grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts, uncles …

  • Randall Keith Cook

    Randall "Randy" Keith Cook, 61, of Mena, Arkansas died February 26, 2019. Services are Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10 a.m. Pleasant Grove Church of the Nazarene in Cove. Interment is …

  • Patricia Carol Crum

    Patricia Carol Crum, 61, of Gary, Indiana, died on February 24, 2019.Visitation is 5-7 p.m., March 4, 2019 at Roller Funeral Home Chapel in Paris. Funeral is 10 a.m., on …

  • Frances Dodge

    Frances (Ford) Dodge, 98, of Newport, died Tuesday. Survivors: daughter, Donna Hare; grandchildren, Marvin "Trey" Hare III, (Candy), and Jennifer Hare James (Greg); great-grandchildren, Hannah White, Christopher Hare, Dylan James. …

  • Fred Patrick Espinosa

    Fred Patrick Espinosa 67, of Clinton, earned his heavenly reward February 26, 2019. Mr. Espinosa's funeral service will be today, Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the New …

  • Gerald James Frisby

    Gerald James Frisby, 84, of Sheridan, Arkansas died Monday. Survivors: daughters, Connie Miller, Vickie Hays: sister, Mary Melvina Nixon; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and …

  • Mae Helen Gable

    Mrs. Mae Helen Gable, 64, of Pine Bluff passed February 24, 2019. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. March 2, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home by Rev. George Waters Jr. …

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    Dessie Lee Suitt Gibbs

    Dessie Lee Suitt Gibbs died peacefully on February 20th, 2019, at age 95. She is survived by Saundra Gibbs, Sue Rash (Bob), and Lorraine Gibbs, along eight grandchildren and 15 …

  • Susan Bryan Hall

    Susan Bryan Hall, 61, of Little Rock passed away Monday, February 25, 2019 at Baptist Hospital. She was born on February 17, 1958 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Nancy …

  • Leroy James Hampton

    Bishop Leroy James Hampton Sr., 70 of Pine Bluff passed February 22, 2019. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. March 2, 2019, at Judah Restoration Center by Pastor Henry Wilkins …

  • Colt Hodges

    Colt Hodges, 33, of El Dorado, passed away, Monday, February 25, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. today at Young's Funeral Director's Chapel. Visitation will begin at …

  • Brown Home

    Mrs. Deloris Ann Davis, 78, of Pine Bluff passed Friday, February 22, 2019. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church by Rev. T.R. Ramey. Interment in …

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    Lester Hutchins

    Lester Hutchins, age 89, of West Fork, died Monday, February 25, 2019 in Fayetteville. He was born March 3, 1929 in Brentwood, Arkansas, the son of William L. and Goldie …

  • Lilly Aubrey Johnson

    Lillian (Lilly) Aubrey Johnson, age 6, of Hermitage, Ark. was born September 4, 2012 and died February 25, surrounded by her loved ones after her long battle with Ewing's Sarcoma. …

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    Sarah Diane Johnson

    Sarah Dianne Johnson, 60, of Little Rock, Ark., departed this life February 23. She is preceded in death by: son, Tony Williams; father, Will Johnson; step-father, Fred T. Brown; sister, …

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    John Henderson Jones

    On the morning of February 27, 2019, at the age of 90, John Henderson Jones "John H." left this world to meet his Savior, Jesus Christ and joined his beloved …

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    Ann H. (Permenter) Kennedy

    ANN H. (PERMENTER) KENNEDY, 85, passed away peacefully around 4 a.m. in the arms of her loving granddaughter, Jonah Rose, on Thursday, February 21st, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Little …

  • Denise Nicole Kratz

    Denise Kratz, 37, Ypsilanti, Michigan passed away February 25, 2019. She was born August 17, 1981 in Russellville, Arkansas. Visitation: 6-8 p.m., Friday, March 1, Smith-Benton Funeral Home, 322 N. …

  • Alaya Renee Marshall

    Baby ALAYA RENEE MARSHALL of Little Rock, Ark., departed this life February 20. Family Time: Friday, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at Robinson Mortuary, NLR. Graveside: Friday, 12 noon at Arkansas Memorial …

  • Laura Kaye Martin

    Laura Kaye Martin, 55, Little Rock, departed this life February 19, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, John and Mildred Martin and brother, Chris Martin. She is survived by brothers …

  • Betty Matlcok

    Betty Matlock, 56, of Hot Springs died February 20, 2019. Betty was a graduate of Sparkman High School. Funeral service: 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Greater St. Paul Baptist Church, Hot Springs. …

  • Vicki Lephiew McCartney

    Vicki Lephiew McCartney, age 58, of Warren passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. Graveside Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2019 …

  • James McConnell

    James McConnell, 67, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, died Saturday, February 23rd, 2019. James is survived by two brothers, Jerry and Gary McConnell, two sons, Jackson Wade McConnell and Jerome Matthew McConnell, …

  • Terry Lee Melahn

    Terry Lee Melahn, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Willard Walker Hospice in Fayetteville. He was born on January 15, 1947, in Elgin, Illinois, to Doug …

  • Dennis Ray Melton

    Dennis "Buck" Melton, 66, of Little Rock died Monday, February 25, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on February 8, 1953 in Little Rock to …

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    Larry Dean Nance

    Larry Dean Nance, age 59, of Kensett, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in Searcy. He was born April 1, 1959 to Dovie Ann Young. He is survived by one son, …

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    Marilyn Sue Necessary

    Marilyn Sue Downing Necessary of Rogers passed away on February 26, 2019. She was born on October 25, 1937 in Liberty, Mo. to the late Ellis Hugh and Juanita Brawner …

  • William David Nelson Sr.

    William David Nelson Sr., 97 of North Little Rock, Arkansas, passed February 16, 2019. Visitation: Friday, March 1, 2019; 10-11 a.m. at the church. Funeral Service: 11 a.m.; Bethel A.M.E. …

  • Kyle Craig Nixon

    Kyle Craig Nixon, 59, of Harrison passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019. Services are private under the direction of Conner Family Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

  • Twyla Odom

    Celebration of Life Service for Twyla Odom, age 79, of Hope, Arkansas will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019, at Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home, 1001 South …

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    Otheda Padgett

    Otheda Padgett, of North Little Rock, born November 6, 1932, left this life to be with God on February 26, 2019. Cherishing her memory is her son, David Kerwin Padgett …

  • Thumbnail of Mamie Whitley Patton

    Mamie Whitley Patton

    Mamie Whitley Patton, 72, of Little Rock, Funeral Services, 11 a.m., Friday, March 1, 2019, St. Matthews Baptist Church, 6411 South Kerr Road, Scott, Arkansas, Rev. James Sloan, Pastor, Family …

  • Linda Margaret Perry

    Linda Margaret Perry of North Little Rock, Arkansas, died quietly at home on February 23, 2019, after a prolonged illness. She was born on January 8, 1957, at Westover AFB …

  • Thelma Frances Davis Pohnka

    Thelma Frances Davis Pohnka, 101 of McCrory, Arkansas died Tuesday. Visitation, Friday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with 11 a.m. funeral services on Saturday at the Thompson-Wilson McCrory Funeral Home …

  • Bill Reece

    "Bill" Wilbur Lee Reece, 94, of Bella Vista died Tuesday, February 26th, 2019. Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Edith Reece, his wife, Maxine, a daughter, …

  • Joyce Marie Richardson

    Joyce Marie Barrett Richardson, 75, of Cotton Plant, died Tuesday. Survivors, children, Elizabeth Carter (Charles), Rosemary Harris, Virginia Norton (Scotty), Katina Criswell (Dwayne), Tonya Smith (Ira), Perry Arthur Richardson and …

  • Annella "Nellie" Rogers

    Annella "Nellie" Rogers, 70, of El Paso, passed away February 20, 2019. Wife of Rodger "Gunner" Rogers. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11 …

  • Bonetta Rutan

    Bonetta Rutan, 68, McAlester, Okla., died February 23, 2019. Born July 14, 1950, daughter of late Richard and Pauline Eccles. Survivors: daughters, Sarah Melton, Rachel Lawson, siblings, Dianna Schwarz, Richard …

  • Lois Nadene Rutherford

    Lois Nadene Rutherford, 83, of Bald Knob died Tuesday. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Services will be 2 p.m., Friday at the Central Baptist Church. Interment will follow …

  • Kennedy Simmons Jr.

    Kennedy Simmons, 70, of Cave Springs, died Saturday. Survivors: sons, Adam, Seth, and Joseph Simmons; brothers, Franklin "Bud", Lucian "Dub", Gerald, Robert Andy, Deedry, and James Simmons; sisters, Millicent "Millie" …

  • Dallas S. Smith

    Dallas S. Smith, 80, of Junction City, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. tonight at Young's. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. …

  • Walter Snodgrass

    Walter Snodgrass, 76, of Garfield, died February 26 at his home. Survivors are his wife Janet Marie Brown Snowden Snodgrass of the home; eight children and 11 siblings. No services …

  • Ethel Mae Summit Spears

    Ethel Mae Summit Spears, age 93, of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Belle View Estates Nursing and Rehab. Funeral service will be 4 p.m. Friday, March 1, …

  • Lyndell Spurlock

    Lyndell Spurlock, 82 of Katy, Texas died Monday, February 25, 2019. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave …

  • Thumbnail of Frances Lavern Steward-Flemings

    Frances Lavern Steward-Flemings

    F. Lavern Steward-Flemings, 75, of North Little Rock, transitioned from this life to eternal life February 22, at home with her family by her side. She is survived by her …

  • Patricia Stewart

    Patricia Stewart of Bella Vista, passed away February 25, 2019, at 74 years old. Patricia taught for 40 years in Arkansas schools. Survivors include her sister Lucy and Thomas Jones, …

  • Andrew Szebenyi

    A Memorial Service for Dr. Andrew "Andy" Szenbenyi will be held Friday, March 1, 2019, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Hope, located on 2300 South Main …

  • Edith Louise Thomas

    Edith Louise Thomas of Rogers passed away on February 24, 2019. She was born on December 22, 1923 in Charleston, Ark. to the late Dewey and Mabel (White) Noseworthy. Louise …

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    Darrell Jaye Tims

    Darrell Jaye Tims, 60, of Little Rock, transitioned to his heavenly home on February 22, 2019. Wake and Omega Memorial Service will be held Friday, March 1, 2019, from 6-7 …

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    Pamela Diane Tubbs

    Pamela Diane Tubbs, 63, of Bentonville, Ark. passed away peacefully, February 25, 2019 at her home. She was born August 23, 1955 in Little Rock, Ark. to Pete and Zella …

  • Junior Wiley

    Memorial Service for Junior Wiley, 59, of Marianna, Arkansas will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Roller- Citizens Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife; …

  • Carl Williams

    Carl Williams, 70, of Little Rock died February 25, 2019. Visitation will begin at 12 noon, Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Centennial Baptist Church in Kensett followed by funeral services …

  • Sheila Ann Wilms

    Sheila Ann Howe Wilms, 67, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019 at her home in Searcy. She was born on November 2, 1951 in Lafayette, Indiana to Robert and Betty …

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    Marcelleene Woods

    Marcelleene Woods, 81, of Harrell, passed away February 26th, at St. Vincent Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas. Her funeral service will be Saturday, March 2nd at the First Baptist Church in …

  • King Christopher Wright

    Baby King Christopher Wright, of Little Rock, Ark., departed this life February 22. He leaves to cherish his memory: father, Christopher Terrell Wright; mother, Shaneika Gill; Services entrusted to Robinson …