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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.

Ernest Scruggs

DUMAS - Funeral services for Ernest L. Scruggs 58, of Dumas, Ark., passed October 22, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be held Saturday 1:30 p.m., Pleasant Grove Church in Grady, Ark., Rev. Johnny L. Williams pastor. He was born June 24, 1956 in Grady, Ark., son of the late Cammie Scruggs and Jessie Gates. He accepted Christ at an early age at Pleasant Grove MBC in Grady, Ark. He graduated from Grady High School in Dumas where he was known as the fastest in football and track. He worked mostley various jobs in and around Grady, Ark.

Mary Walker

Funeral services for Mary L. Hunter Walker, 56, of Pine Bluff, passed Sunday Oct. 26, at her home will be held Saturday 10 a.m. Living Word Baptist Church 5617 Sulphur Springs Rd. Pine Bluff, Rev. Alvin C. Lowe pastor.

Winfrey Gresham

Winfrey Sue Gresham, 67, of Pine Bluff passed away peacefully in her home on October 29, 2014. She was born to the late Harold and Margaret Whitehead on October 2, 1947. She is preceded i death by daughter Cheri Snyder, brother Bill Whitehead and sister Connie Whitehead. Survivors include husband Bob Gresham, son Robert Barbarotto Jr., daughters Stacy Allen and Kimberly Barbarotto, brother Johnny Whitehead, sister Rebecca Gross and Judy Vallance, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. The family will be at 7704 Tall Pine Trail, Pine Bluff, Ark. Arrangements are by Cranford Funeral Home of White Hall. ( www.cranfordfh.com )

Betty Frazier

Betty Jean Frazier, 76, of Pine Bluff died October 21, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born January 14, 1938 in Wabbaseka to the late, Zelia M. and Rosie Lee Motem Murphy.

Annie Frazier

Annie Mae Frazier “Rockin Annie” was born February 25, 1925 in Yorktown, Arkansas to Tommy Cheatom and Lizzie Cobb. She transitioned from this life on October 22, 2014. She was proceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Geneva Jacobs

RISON - Geneva “Grandmother” Jacobs, age 93, of the Macedonia community near Rison, Ark., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. She was born April 20, 1921 in the Macedonia community, a daughter of the late Charles Victor Brown and Myra Ellen Cash Brown. Mrs. Jacobs was a long time member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. She had many hobbies which included working in her yard, sewing, quilting and fishing. Mrs. Jacobs greatly enjoyed all of them. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, James Joseph Jacobs; two sons, Alvin Lee Jacobs and James A. Jacobs; one son-in-law, Levon Puckett; three grandchildren, Phillip Erwin, David Wayne Herrington and Donna Gayle Jacobs and two great grandchildren.