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Ora Langford

RISON - Mrs. Ora Lee Langford, 62 of Rison passed Monday, November 17, 2014. She was born in Parksdale, Ark. to the late Horace and Maoler (Releford) Wainwright, Sr. Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Trinity Faith Assembly Church-Rison, Ark. by Rev. Floyd Bennett. Interment will be in The New Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff, Ark.

Donald Frigon

Donald Curtis Frigon, 84, of Pine Bluff, died Friday, November 21, 2014. Born January 5, 1930 in Detroit, Michigan, a son of Frank and Norah Deck Frigon, he grew up and received his early education in Detroit. As a young man he joined the Merchant Marine, then the US Navy where he served on underwater demolition teams.

William May

WHITE HALL - William Edward “Ed” May ran the race, fought the good fight of faith, finished his course entering into the arms of his Lord Jesus Christ on Sunday, November 23,2014.

Margaret Gavin

RYE - Margaret Ray Gavin, age 86, of Rye, Ark. died Sunday November 23, at Chapel Woods in Warren. Born July 31, 1928 in Rye, Ark. a daughter of the late Ray and Claudia Tooke Mercer she was a retired register nurse, a member Union United Methodist Church and the widow of Loyd Gavin.

Patrick Jordan

LITTLE ROCK - Mr. Patrick LaJuan Jordan, 49 of Little Rock passed Thursday, November 13, 2014. He was born in Pine Bluff to the late J.B. Redmond and Juanita (James) Jordan.

Jessie Roulhac

Jessie Lee Roulhac, 86, of Pine Bluff died November 12, 2014 at Davis Life Care Center East. Born February 16, 1928 in Warren , Ark. to the late Bob and Orena Williams Bates.

Elizabeth London

Elizabeth Marie London, 82, of Pine Bluff died November 11, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born September 4, 1932 in Moscow Ark. to the late Robert Genola Thornton Montgomery. Survivors include her husband, Robert London, Jr.; sons, Danny London, Gregory London, and Carlton London; daughter, Janeau London and a host of other family members. Memorial services will be Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Henson - Holcomb Mortuary Chapel by Apostle Patrick Lockett. Henson-Holcomb Mortuary in charge of arrangements. Online register www.henson-holcombmortuary.com

Willie Peeples

Funeral services for Willie L. Peeples, 70, of Pine Bluff passed November 15 at Davis Life Center will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Holmes Chapel Presbyterian Church 527 East, McCloy, Monticello, Ark., Rev. Dr. Alford Branch pastor. He was born October 3, 1944 in More baptized nticello, Ark., to Viola Peeples & Butter Binns. He accepted Christ at an early age. He attended Drew High School. He was a Vietnam Veteran who served faithfully in the U.S. Army. After his honorary discharge he relocated to Pine Bluff, Ark., and was employed at the PIne Bluff Arsenal. He united in holy matrimony to Mattie Buchanan in 1998. Later in life he was re baptized and joined Seventh Day Adventist Church on October 16, 2010 where he remained a member until his death. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister, one son.

Anita Rozier

Funeral services for Anita E. Rozier 54, of Pine Bluff, passed November at St. Francis Hospital i Memphis, Tenn. , services will be 11 a.m. Kings Highway MBC Rev. Walter C. Mays pastor.

Roosevelt Allen

In profound sorrow the professional and courteous staff of the Christian Way Funeral Home sorrowfully announces the earthly departure of Pastor Roosevelt Allen Sr. Pastor Allen answered to his name on November 15, 2014 and said “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith, now there is in store for me a crown of righteousness, which the lord the righteous Judge shall give me at that day.”

Arethias Bacon, Sr.

Arethias “Buddy Hall” Bacon, Sr., 85 was born June 23, 1929 in the Ladd Community to the late Mary Caroline Mackrel Hall and Willie Louis Bacon. He was preceded in death by his wife, Melzener P. Bacon; two children – Mary Louise Bacon and Clarence Bacon, four sisters and three brothers. He was educated in the Ladd and Hooker Communities.

Francene Matthews

MONTICELLO - Francene Spencer Matthews, 62 of Monticello passed away Friday, November 14, 2014 at UAMS in Little Rock. She was born November 3, 1952, to the late William and Luberta Colbert Spencer.