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Major Smith, Jr.

LAKE VILLAGE - Major E. Smith, Jr., age 63 of Lake Village, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Lake Village Rehab and Care Center in Lake Village. He was born in Little Rock, Ark. on August 14, 1951 to Margaret Louise Matthews Smith and the late Major Elmer Smith, Sr.

Willie Scott

Ms Willie Marie Scott 62, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away on December 11, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born July 13, 1952 to the late Gilbert Yarbrough and Mary Yarbrough in Altheimer, Arkansas.

Frances Fell

Frances Lindsey Fell, age 87, passed away at Jefferson Regional Medical Center Tuesday, November 11, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Mother to three, and “Grammy” to seventeen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, she devoted her life to her family, friends, and music. Since the age of fifteen, she had served as church pianist in eight cities in Louisiana and Arkansas, most recently for Calvary Baptist Church of Pine Bluff where she was a member for 30 years. Mrs. Fell was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Hattie Lindsey of Bearden; a sister, Lucille Houchins of Houston, Texas; and two grandsons: Jordan Shepard of Little Rock, and Sgt. Robin Vincent Fell of Shreveport, La.

Carroll Trotter

WILMAR - Carroll Preston Trotter, age 86 of Wilmar, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at Life Touch Hospice Home in El Dorado, Ark. Survivors include his wife, Macie Joel Spears Trotter of Wilmar; one son, Calvin Trotter of Warrenton, MO; one daughter, Gail Shelby of Wilmar; one brother, Rev. John David Trotter of Austin, AR; two sisters, Rachel Holland and Liz Corbell both of Stephensville, Texas; four granddaughters; and seven great grandchildren.

Richie Cotton

SHERIDAN - Richie Cotton, 40, of Sheridan, Arkansas died Wednesday. He was preceded in death by his beloved sister and best friend, Lisa Cotton; grandparents, Glen Emberton and Frank and Norma Cotton; cousin, Mike Cotton; uncles, Tommy Emberton and Randy Cotton.

Betty Nelson

Betty Ann King Nelson, 84, of Pine Bluff, died Thursday, November 12, 2014, at her home. Private services are being handled by Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Directors.

Rachel Lee

Mrs. Rachel Annette Lee, 71 of Pine Bluff passed Sunday, November 9, 2014. She was born in Pine Bluff to the late Wilbert Charles Collins and Asrene (Williams) Collins.