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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.

Leon Dockett

Leon Dockett of Pine Bluff died July 23, 2014 at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary.

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.

William Owen

STAR CITY – William “Will” Daniel Owen, 74 of Star City died Wednesday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born November 30, 1939 in Star City to the late Elzie and Lois Parrish Owen.

Ruth White

Mrs. Ruth S. White, 100 of Pine Bluff went to be with the Lord, Friday July 18, 2014 at her home. She was born June 5, 1914 in Wabbaseka, the late Arthur and Classie Lundy Dobson.

Willie Adway

Mrs. Willie B. Adway, 90 of Pine Bluff, passed Monday, July 7, 2014. She was born in Eudora to the late Sylvester Jackson and Mary (Armstrong) Irvin.

Madison Jackson

Mr. Madison Charles Jackson, 60 of Pine Bluff., passed Monday, July 7, 2014. He was born in Pastoria to the late Oscar Patterson and Mary Lee (Jackson) Roberts.

Helen McDonald

Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Williams McDonald 96, of Pine Bluff, passed July 5, at her home will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. The Church Of Jesus Christ 912 S. Catalpa street Suffragan Bishop Samuel 1 Gaynor Sr pastor. She was born April 12, 1918 in Quachita County to REv. John W. Williams an Mrs Janie V Tyler Williams She was married to the late Victor McDonald for sixty years She was preceded in death by five sisters, one brother, two sons,. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the apostolic faith for Sixty eight years. She remained a faithful member until herdeath. Some offices held in the church, President of cleaning committee, faithful Sunday School Teacher, member of the Adult Choir She enjoyed and loved coming to all her Church services and would always be on time.. She often stated she did not like being late for services. She received numerous adwards, plaques, and honors which included Most faithful awards, Faithful Sunday School Tea cher, The Pentecostal Pearl Award presented during 2009 National Convention, a Plaque and Monetary Gift which was a combined recognition presented by the Missionary and Christian Women Auxiliary and th Pastors, Ministers, Deacons, Trustees, And Widows Auxiliary April 2013. She worked for Young’s Welch and One Hour Martinizing Dry Cleaners as a Presser for several years. Survivors include, daughters, Earnestine (David) Suggs, Erma Jean Williams all of Pine Bluff, Gwendolyn (Keith) Hayes of Bryant, Ark., sisters Bettie Walker of Arlington, Texas, Ethel Pugh of Redfield, Ark., fifteen grandchildren, twenty five great grandchildren, ten great great granchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, special children, The Watson and Gayner families. Burial will be in Forrest Lawn Cemetery by Perry Funeral Home Visitations may be Friday 5pm until 7pm at The Church of Jesus Christ ces

Alice Joseph

LITTLE ROCK - Mrs. Alice Lee Walker Joseph, 50 of Little Rock passed Tuesday July 8, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Robert Carothers

MONTICELLO - Robert Michael “Mike” Carothers of Monticello previous of Pine Bluff, born December 31, 1956 passed away June 27, 2014. Service entrusted to Gunn Funeral Home 4323 W. 29th Little Rock, Ark. 72204 (501) 660-4323

Attra Thelmon

Mr. Attra Thelmon of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed away on July 9, 2014 at Trinity Village Medical Center. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.

Darrius Woolfolk

Mr. Darrius Woolfolk, 22 of Pine Bluff passed away Wednesday July 9, 2014. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Zollie Mitchell

DUMAS - Mr. Zollie Mitchell, 62 of Dumas passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at St. Vincent Medical Center in Little Rock. Arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.

Floyd Myres

WARREN -Floyd Eugene Myres, age 86, of Warren, AR. died Monday July 7. He was born July 15, 1927, a son of the late Enoch Morgan Myres and Sallie Davidson Myres. Floyd retired from Brown & Root, Inc.

Harold Guild

STAR CITY - Harold T. Guild, 91 of Star City died Sunday at his home. He was born July 23, 1922 in Houston, Texas to the late Andrew William and Flora Thetford Guild.