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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.

Janice Alexander

CURTIS - Janice Faye James Alexander 64, Curtis, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on November 21st, 2014. She was born November 19th, 1950 in Dumas, Arkansas to the late Willie and Melba James. On May 3rd, 1987, she married Jakie Alexander in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Janice was a Advance Practice Nurse and Homemaker; she was a member of the Pine Bluff First Assembly of God. She was happiest when she was giving care to her patients as a Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner. She enjoyed watching Nascar, supporting and giving to her family.

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.

Lucian Blackwell

STAR CITY - Lucian Dale Blackwell, 70 of Star City died Friday. He was a member of the Griffith Springs Church of Christ, a retired truck driver for Consolidated Freightways and was a veteran of the Army.

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.

Donell Wickett

Donell Wickett of PIne Bluff died November 20, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

Clarence White

STUTTGART - Clarence A. White, 101 of Stuttgart died November 19, 2014 he wanted to live to be 100 years old; he made it September 22, 2013. He was born September 22, 1913. He was a Navy veteran of WWII and member of Harmony Baptist Church.

Amy Nicole Riggin

LITTLE ROCK - Amy Nicole Riggin, 34, of Little Rock, was born January 23, 1980, and died November 16, 2014. She leaves behind her parents, Mara and Wayne Moody; her brothers, Danny and David Moody and Sean George and her sister, Amber Carroll. She had five nephews and three nieces. Amy adored her great-grandmother, Mary Davis and her grandfathers, Carol Davis and Rex James. She had two sisters-in-law, Cindy Moody and Michele Moody, as well as a brother-in-law Bob Carroll. She left behind many cousins, aunts, and uncles as well as the only man she ever loved, Josh White. Amy was a beacon of light to those who knew her. She was a gifted writer and journalist and was a former reporter for The Pine Bluff Commercial. She wrote volumes of poetry and had a lifelong love of music and photography. Amy was beloved by countless friends, to include her feline friends, Scrambles and Sofie. Her family will visit with friends Sunday, November 23, 2014 at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway (501) 224-8300, from 3:00-5:00 p.m. Her friends and family will celebrate her life together at an informal memorial service on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., at Cross Road Baptist Church, 18900 Congo Ferndale Road, Little Rock. Arrangements are by Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.