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Lydia McCoy

Mother Lydia McCoy, 89 of Pine Bluff, answered to her name on June 19, 2016. Lydia journey began October 9, 1926 to the late James and Ruby Skinner Herrin in Biscoe, Ark. Survivors includes, her children; Sandra L. Robinson of St. Louis, Mo., Levi (Diana) McCoy of Smyrna, Ga., Michael McCoy of Pine Bluff, Ruby (Travis) DeShazier of Pine Bluff, Juanita Williams of Sherwood and Ross (Lesley) McCoy of Pine Bluff; sister, Juanita Witherspoon of Lizella, Ga., 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, and host of other relatives and friends.

Brenda Simmons

Funeral services for Brenda Faye Tisdale Simmons, 49, of Pine Bluff who passed May 8, will be held 1 p.m., Saturday at New Morning Star MBC, 1026 Missouri St. Rev. Donald Agee and Rev. Darrell Martin officiating.

Gary Smith

Gary Don Smith, 68, owner of Smith Wrecking Company, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Born September 23, 1947, at Pine Bluff, he was a son of the late J. D. Smith and Bobbie Lois Elswick Smith.

Elisa Markham Johnson

Dallas, Texas- Ms. Elisa Marie Markham Johnson, 47, of Dallas, Texas, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 17, 2016. She was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Willie D. and Evelyn (Johns) Markham.

SGT. Sylvester Bruce Cline

SGT. Sylvester Bruce Cline, 32, of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed Tuesday, June 14, 2016. He was born in Stuttgart, Ark., to Mr. Sylvester Cline of Humphrey, Ark., and Mrs. Shirley Ann Turner Cline of Pine Bluff, Ark. He leave to cherish his memories to: His Parents, One Son, Jayden Fells of Little Rock, Ark.; Five Daughters, Mia Krisell of Morrilton, Ark., Za’Niya Cline of West Haven, Utah, Mariah Cline, Ryleigh Cline and Breunna Gray all of Pine Bluff; One Brother, Sylven Hobbs of Stuttgart, Ark.; Four Sisters, Taniya N. Austin, Sian Cline, Shajuantae Cline and Nikki Ackles all of Pine Bluff; One Grandmother, Catherine Turner of Pine Bluff.

Easie Milon

ALTHEIMER - Easie Mae Milon, 91, of Altheimer passed June 18, 2016 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born June 23, 1924 in Stuttgart, Ark., to the late Henry and Ellen Branch.

Maria Horn

TEXAS — Services for Maria Yolanda Horn, 50, of Rowlett, Texas will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Stewart Family Funeral Home with Pastor Thom Taylor officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., one hour prior to the service.

Joe Bland

Joe Ronald Bland, 72 of Pine Bluff died Friday. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday at Whispering Pines Cowboy Church, 6912 Old Warren Rd., Pine Bluff, Ark., 71603 with Bro. James Watson officiating. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at .

William Alexander

SHERIDAN — William Glenn “Bill” Alexander of Sheridan, Ark., was born December 8, 1947, in Pineville, La., the son of Rosalie Payne Alexander and the late William Elvin “Al” Alexander.