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Charles Bland

LITTLE ROCK — Charles W. Bland, passed away June 28, 2015, at Baptist Health Little Rock after a seven week battle with acute myeloid leukemia. He passed easily and finally able to breathe without struggling.

Thomas Inman

ALTHEIMER — Thomas P. Inman, age 82, of Altheimer, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2015. Born September 4, 1932 in Cheyenne, Wyo., he was a son of the late John B. Inman and Mollie Cullipher Inman. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.

Erma Goodwin

WHITE HALL — Mrs. Erma Goodwin, 77, of White Hall, Ark., passed Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Tony Bennett

STAR CITY — Tony Allen Bennett, 53, of Star City, died Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 16, 1961, in Monticello to the late Daniel Washington and Melba Sue Lilly Bennett.

David Kealer

BISMARCK — David Kealer, 61, of Bismarck, Ark., was called home to be with his Savior on Monday, June 22, 2015. He was born Dec. 3, 1953, in Pine Bluff, Ark., to Fred and Esta (Ramey) Kealer. He was a beloved husband, caring father and fun-loving Pappy. Anyone who knew David knew that one of his favorite things in life was to be in God’s house, worshiping his Savior. Serving God was vitally important in his life, and he did this over the years in many capacities, including serving as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, song leader, and even as a preacher and pastor.

Frank Eason

CHICAGO, ILL. - Mr. Frank Eason 48 of Chicago, Illinois, formerly of Sherrill, Ark., passed June 3, at St. James Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Services by Perry Funeral Home.

Jessie Austin

WABBASEKA - Mrs. Jessie Mae Austin, 82, of Wabbaseka, Ark., passed Sunday, May 31, 2015. She was born in Cotton Plant, Ark. to the late Jessie Carter Eckwood and Magnolia Carter Eckwood.

Jessie Bryan

Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie Stevenson Whitehead Bryan are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, June 5, 2015, at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Don Hawthorn and Bro. Tim Post officiating. Interment will follow in Stevenson Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. service time at the church.

JoAnne Jackson

Mrs. JoAnne Edwards Jackson, 68, of Lake Village, Ark., passed Wednesday, May 27, 2015. She was born in Eudora, Ark. to the late Edward Lee Edwards, Sr. and Ella(Farris) Edwards of Lake Village, Ark. Her funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 6, 2015 at New Hope Baptist Church- Lake Village, Ark. by Reverend Parish Lowery. Interment will be in The New Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Her body will lie in-state Saturday, 10:00 a.m. until service. The Family will be at 424 North Chicot Street, Pine Bluff, Ark. 71601 Online Registrar:

Jarris Phillips

CROCKETTS BLUFF - Mr. Jarris V. Phillips, 75 passed away on May 28, 2015. He was born in Crocketts Bluff, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents Jarvis and Lillian Phillips; his brother Edwin Phillips; his sisters Lillie Smith and Dr. Arcenia London.

Elizabeth Wilkerson

Mrs. Elizabeth Mosley Wilkerson, age 93, of Pine Bluff, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Wilkerson was born August 27, 1921, in Bearden, Arkansas, a daughter of the late John G. and Elzie Maude Arnold Mosley.