Raymond Jeffers, Sr.


Raymond Clarence Jeffers, Sr. 73, of Pine Bluff, Ark. died November 27, 2013 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born April 18, 1940 to the late George Jeffers and Manervia Birks Jeffers Robinson.

He graduated from Townsend Park High School (now Dollaryway High School) in 1958. He lived most of his adult life in Chicago, Ill. and returned to Pine Bluff after retiring.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings Edward Jeffers and Odessa Sutton.

Survivors include four sons: Michael Jeffers (Ferrell) of Little Rock, Ark. , Dr. Raymond Jeffers, Jr. (Lelita) of Germantown, Tenn. , Gerald Jeffers (Karen) of White Hall, Ark., and Barrett Jeffers (Chanelle) of Los Angeles Calif., one daughter : Sharon Rivers of Huntsville, Ala., 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside Service will be 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Graceland Cemetery Cedar Grove Section by Rev. Reginald Adams. Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Visitation will be Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.

Online Register: www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.