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LaVerne Norton

MONTICELLO – LaVerne Redmond Norton, age 96, of Monticello, (formerly of Pine Bluff) died Thursday, August 14, 2014, at The Woods of Monticello in Monticello. Mrs. Norton was born September 18, 1917, a daughter of the late MM and Myrtle Coulson Redmond.

Thrisdon Eason

ALTHEIMER - Mr. Thrisdon Deshawn Eason, 26, of Altheimer passed Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Emmit Crawford

WHITE HALL- Emmit Crawford, 93 of White Hall entered heaven August 7, 2014. He was born on Wolverton Mountain, Conway County, Ark. to the late J.P. & Mary Susan Rainey Crawford. He was preceded in death by Barbara Hurley Crawford who he married August 23, 1946.

Jackie Berryman

MONTICELLO – Jackie Lynn Berryman, age 66 of Monticello, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born August 13, 1947 in Monticello to the late John Drew Berryman and Edna Palmer Berryman.

Carl Cogshell

LITTLE ROCK - Carl Lee Cogshell, age 52, of Little Rock, Ark. died Sunday. Survivors are his Parents: Arthur and Versey Cogshell, 3 daughters: Ercia, Dr. Andrea, and Carmen, 5 Grandchildren, 3 brothers: Tracey, Corey,and Tony, 4 Sisters: Victoria, Treva, and Olivia. Grandmother Everlina Iverson. Funeral service will be 12:00 Noon Saturday July 19, 2014 Grace Temple 4217 South Shackleford Road, Little Rock,Arkansas. Visitation will be 6:00-7:30 p.m. Friday also at Grace Temple.

Frank Seals, Jr.

Mr. Frank Elbert Seals, Jr., 70, of Pine Bluff, passed Thursday, 26, 2014. He was born in Wabbaseka to the late Franks Seals, Sr. and Essie Lean (Bohannon) Crawford. Survivors Include: wife, Eunita R. (Rice) Seals of Pine Bluff; daughters Eulanda Seals King of Dallas, Texas, Euleah Seals of Conway, brothers, Charles Rice of Pine Bluff, Roy Lee Seals of England, Carlton Seals of Tucson, Ariz., Wayne Seals of Bethesda, MD, Kim Seals of Little Rock, Willie Seals of Phoenix, Ariz.; sisters, Brenda Peoples of Little Rock, Marilyn Enright of Pine Bluff, Beverly Riggins of Dallas, Texas; One Grandchild.

Creed Nix Jr.

Creed C. Nix, Jr., age 84, of Pine Bluff, went to be with Jesus Friday, June 13, 2014, at his home. He was the son of the late Creed C., Sr. and Ida Elizabeth Phillips Nix of Pine Bluff.

Omae Rodgers

PALMDALE, CALIFORNIA - Ms. Omae Rodgers, 88, of Palmdale, Calif., formerly of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed away on Wednesday, June 04, 2014. She was born July 4, 1925 to the late Henry and Lula Williams.

Bertha Hargis

Bertha Mae Hargis, age 97, formerly of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed away in Allen, Texas, on June 1, 2014. She was born December 4, 1916 in Winkler, Texas to Willie Steven and Mary Jane (Massey) Carlisle. On September 7, 1935, Bertha married, Henry Price Hargis in Spur, Texas. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, the Ladies Auxiliary, and the Garden Club in Pine Bluff. Bertha worked most of her life as a Child Welfare Social Worker for the State of Arkansas and also worked at the Methodist Children’s Home in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was instrumental in starting a youth home in Pine Bluff and received many awards for her dedication and service to foster children.

Devone Turner

Devone Maurice Turner, 41, of Pine Bluff died June 8, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Born November 24, 1972 to the late James A. Turner and Dollins L. Turner Wlaker of Pine Bluff.