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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.

Clara Kalkbrenner

CLEVELAND, MS – Clara Christine Tucker Kalkbrenner, age 94, of Cleveland, Mississippi, died Thursday, July, 24, 2014, at the Cleveland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Kalkbrenner was born June 1, 1920, to Horace and Pearl Patterson Tucker in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She was reared and educated in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, graduating from Pine Bluff High School. She married Henry Joseph Kalkbrenner, Jr., on October 18, 1941. They had two children, Harry Kalkbrenner, Sr., (Sara) and Jo Ellen Kalkbrenner Dohogne (William), who were raised in Malden, Missouri where Christine worked as a homemaker. In Malden, Missouri, she was a member of the DeReign Federated Women’s Club. Christine and Henry eventually returned to Pine Bluff, Arkansas, where she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Christine was strong in her Catholic faith. She had a deep love for her family and enjoyed reading and listening to music.

Mary Heard

DUMAS - Mary Irene Breedlove Heard, 92 of Dumas, Ark. passed away July 24, 2014. She was born on August 6, 1921 in Tyro Ark., and was the daughter of Joseph Hill Breedlove and Mary O. Nuckols Breedlove. Mrs. Heard was a member of Dark Corner Christian Church and a homemaker.

Ruthie Dancy

Ruthie Ann Dancy, 56 of Pine Bluff, died July 20, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was born June 8, 1958 in Altheimer to the late George and Rebecca Dancy.

Lewis Hunt, Jr.

Funeral services for Lewis Hunt, Jr., 62 of Pine Bluff, passed July 18 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be Saturday 11 a.m., Cherry Hill MBC in Moscow, Ark., Rev. David Marks.

Willie Rauls, Sr.

Mr. Willie Lee Rauls, Sr., 64 of Pine Bluff, passed Wednesday, July 16, 2014. He was born in Rison to the late Scott and Eldora (Mobley) Rauls. Survivors include: wife, Curtistine (Darrough) Rauls; sons, Willie Rauls, Jr., Freddrick Rauls all of Flint, Mich.; Scott A. Rauls of Baton Rouge, La.; step- son, Charles Darrough of Flint, Mich.; daughters, Ariel Rauls of Baton Rouge, La., Erika Rauls of New Orleans, La.; brother, Leon Rauls, Fred Lamar Rauls both of Pine Bluff; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Kayla Petty

LITTLE ROCK - Kayla Renee Petty died July 21, 2014 in Little Rock. She was the daughter of Leon Petty and NaTasha Allen. Survivors: one sister, Jada Petty and one brother, Zy’hir J. Petty; grandparents, Tyrone Sr. and Brenda Allen and Clarence Hutson and Theaster Hutson Petty; great-grandparents, Hosea and Mattie Cohen, Lorenzo and Codella Banyard, Roosevelt and Mary Allen, Pete Petty and Bessie Mae Hutson.

Bennie Turner

RISON - Bennie Jean Turner, age 73, of Rison, Ark. went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014. Survivors include, daughter, Stephanie Hueston; sons, Derrick and Stephen Hueston; grandsons, Tyrice Sanders and Derrick Hueston, Jr.; granddaughters, Keya Lawson, Kelsey and Madison Hueston; special daughters, Marsha Armstead and Robbie Henry; special sons, Curtis Jones and Anthony Abbott; siblings, Theodis ‘Ben’ Rogers (June), Raymond ‘RB’ Rogers (Gloria), John Rogers (Gwen), Linda Rogers Lambert (Phillip), Gertrude Rogers Golden, Betty Rogers Berry, Donnell Rogers (Linda), Dora Lee Rogers, and Doris Williams Rogers (Edward). Services entrusted to Buie Funeral Home, 302 Main Street, Rison, Ark. Friends and Family Hour, Friday, August 1, 20114 from 6-8 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Funeral services are Saturday, August 2, 2014 at 12 p.m. at Tate’s Temple Church Of God In Christ, 90 Honeysuckle Drive, Rison, Ark. You may sign our online guestbook at

Earl Jarrell

STAR CITY- Earl Delwyn “Dell” Jarrell, 65 of Star City, passed away Tuesday, July 22 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born July 3, 1949 in Pine Bluff to the late Doyle and Bernice Parker Jarrell. Dell served in Vietnam with the United States Air Force and was a retired Teacher for the Star City School District. He was a graduate of Star City High School and the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He enjoyed martial arts, taxidermy, antique car restoration and was an avid outdoorsman.