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Mark Wilkins

LANCASTER, TEXAS - Mr. Mark Reginald Wilkins, 55, of Lancaster, Texas passed Thursday, December 18, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be made by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Bobby Reed

SHERIDAN - Truly an extraordinary life story reflecting the grit and strength of a great generation in rural Arkansas, Bobby Gene Reed of Sheridan, Arkansas was born December 21, 1935 at Rowell, Arkansas, the son of the late Garvin Huston Reed and Effie Elizabeth Roberts Reed. Born on a farm as a sharecropper’s son, he raised a great family and retired ultimately as president of the local railroad union. He was a member of Wesley Methodist Church in Pine Bluff, where he and his wife lived for over 50 years before moving to Sheridan. He was a locomotive engineer with Union Pacific for 42 years, and was an active member of the Railroad Union, having served as union president for five years.

Bobby Allen

MONTICELLO - Bobby Gene Allen, age 75 of Monticello, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. He was born on March 5, 1939 in Drew County to the late Thomas Lee and Linnie Marie Calhoun Allen. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dois Willis.

Clint Burton

LAKE VILLAGE - Clint Burton, 30 of Lake Village, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Knoxville, Tenn. He was born December 14, 1983 in Lake Village to Sheryl Kay Ross Burton and the late, Larry Burton.

Adam Humphrey, Sr.

HUMPHREY - Mr. Adam Charles Humphrey, Sr., 68, of Pine Bluff passed Saturday, December 13, 2014. He was born in Sheridan, Ark. to the late Charlie Humphrey and Selina (Bennett) Watson.

Frances Moore

GRAPEVINE - Frances Elvina Reynolds Hudson Moore, 81, of Grapevine, died Wednesday, December 17th. Survivors, husband, Loy Moore; sons, Howard Wayne Hudson (Mary Kay) and Wallace A. “Buddy” Hudson (Pam); daughters, Rebecca Ann Crouch (John), Mary Harris (Dennis), Brenda Alexander (Lloyd), and Pat Whitehead (Demus); brother, Charles Reynolds; sister, Betty Vailes; twenty-one grandchildren; thirty-four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Services are 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 20th at Buie Funeral Home in Sheridan. Burial will follow at Davis Cemetery in Grapevine. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, December 19th at Buie Funeral Home in Sheridan. Arrangements by Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan. www.buiefuneralhome.com

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.

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.