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Truth Conner

Mrs. Truth Vest Conner, 77, of Pine Bluff passed Thursday, July 21, 2016. Services will be Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Brown Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. by Rev. Johnny L. Smith.

John Henley

STAR CITY — John Henley, 95, of Star City was born November 4, 1920 and died Friday, July 22, 2016 at Lincoln Heights Health Care in Star City. Full Arrangements can be viewed at

Opal Lang

Mrs. Opal Howlett Lang, 80, of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was born in Winchester, Ark., to the late Edmond and Elnora (Pierce) Howlett, Sr.

Earlene Jenkins

Mrs. Earlene Warrior Jenkins, 97, of Pine Bluff passed July 15, 2016. She was born to the late Birl and Sinnie (Mays) Warrior, Sr. She leave to cherish her memories one son, Rev. Milton Jenkins of Pine Bluff; five daughters, Jessie Cardwell of Detroit, Mich., Roberta Thompson and Alberta Epperson both of Omaha, Neb., Carolyn Howard and Gail Sales, one brother, Isaac Warrior all of Pine Bluff; one sister, Mary Richardson of Fresno, Calif.

Dorothy Ballard

Ms. Dorothy J. Ballard, 85, of Pine Bluff, passed July 12, 2016 in Pine Bluff. She was born October 29, 1930 in Little Rock, to the late Rueben Wilson Sr. and Bernice Wilson.

Ruby Brunson

Mrs. Ruby Jewel Brunson, 73, of Pine Bluff earned her wings, Sunday July 17, 2016, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. The youngest of three children, Mrs. Brunson was born February 3, 1943 to the late Bennie and Edna Mitchell of Blevins, Ark.

John Blanks

John Henry Blanks, the third child of the late Joe Lee and Nancy Russ Blanks was born in Pine Bluff, Ark., October 11, 1942. He grew up in a loving and caring home with nine siblings. He accepted Christ at an early age, under the pastorate of the late Reverend. T.J. Taylor at the Pine Hill Baptist Church.

John Goldman

CALIFORNIA - John L. Goldman 52 of Long Beach, Calif., passed on July 9, 2016. He was born December 2, 1963 in Pine Bluff, to Future Taggart-Goldman-Moore and the late Joseph Goldman, Sr.

William McCaskill

William A. “Bill” McCaskill, 75, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Monticello. He was born December 1, 1940 in Texarkana, Texas, son of John and Dena Thigpen McCaskill.