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Beatrice Pennington

SHERIDAN - Beatrice Alamay Cantwell Pennington of Sheridan, Arkansas was born June 24, 1922 at Bearden, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Charles Howard and Annie Bertha Pate Cantwell. Her favorite pastime was shopping. She was proud to be the matriarch of her large family, and the rich legacy she leaves behind will be treasured by each of them.

Stacy Slater

ALTHEIMER - Mrs. Stacy Renae Whitmore- Slater 45, of Altheimer, Arkansas passed away on November 18, 2014. She was born October 13, 1969 to Dorothy Whitemore and the late Charlie B. Whitmore.

James White, Sr.

Mr. James J. White, Sr., 82 of Pine Bluff passed Thursday, November 20, 2014. He was born in Camden, Ark. to the late Frank Fate White and Bessie (Holmes) White. Survivors include, Wife, Delbra A. (Wine) White, Sons, James White, Jr. both of Pine Bluff, Raymond Monk of Flint, Michigan; Daughters, Bessie Monk, Sheila Carter, Brother, Bobby White all of Pine Bluff; Sisters, Thelma Scott of Arlington, Texas, Doris White of Camden, Ark.; Seven Grandchildren; Eight Great-Great-Grandchildren.

William Walker

Mr. William Walker, 80 of Pine Bluff passed Monday, November 24, 2014. He was born in Gethsemane, Ark. to the late Josiah Walker and Janie Lou Birdia (Simms) Walker.

Avris Jackson McBride

Mrs. Avris Jean Jackson-McBride, 61 of Pine Bluff passed Saturday, November 22, 2014. She was born in Pine Bluff, Ark. to the late Moses Jackson and Murgean (Edward) Jackson of Pine Bluff. Survivors include, Husband, James T. McBride, Son, Michael McBride, Daughter, Delisha McBride, Sister, Mary Rhodes all of Pine Bluff; Three Grandchildren.

Carolyn Haynie

Mrs. Caroyln Rena Haynie, 51, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away November 21, 2014. She was born July 28, 1963 to John Haynie and Dorothy Mae Smith. Carolyn leaves to cherish her memories her husband; Mr. Jimmy Henderson; three daughters, Karim Fulghem (Melchesadeck) Rice and Jasmine Haynie (Corey) Carter both of Pine Bluff and Antarra (Cameron) Jones of Dumas, a son, Damion (Jennifer) Haynie of Pine Bluff, two brothers, John (Sarah) Haynie and Eric Haynie both of Monticello; five sisters, Rose (Troy) Foster of Monticello, Glenda (Preston) Haynie of Memphis, Tenn., Vickie Haynie of Monticello, Cheryl Haynie Crockett of Atlanta, Ga., and Patsy Haynie Jackson, Monticello; Father, John

Brandon Curry

Mr. Brandon Jermaine Curry 31, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away on November 18, 2014. He was born January 5, 1983 to Ivory Curry and the late Lee Andrew Knight.

Brenda Cuba

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, God peacefully escorted Brenda Joyce Cuba to glory. She was born August 16,1946 to the late Eursie C. Perry and the late L.V. Hudson. Brenda received her primary education in Pine Bluff, Arkansas before integration and graduated from Merrill High School in 1964. In 1998 she received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She worked for Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service. She worked at Dollarway School District for many years as an Instructional Aide. She also worked for the Jefferson County Court as a Truancy Officer for many years. In 2008 she retired from the Juvenile Justice Detention Center as a FINS Intake Officer.

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.