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Bernice Ragar

WARREN - Bernice McBride Ragar age 93 of Warren, AR died Saturday, August 30th, at the John R. Williamson Hospice House. Born November 16th, 1920 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Kelly McBride and Virgie House McBride. She was a homemaker and a member of Immanuel Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert Ragar, whom she married September 28th, 1940 and he died October 12th, 1998, brothers James T. McBride, Frank McBride a sister Marcelle Hardin. Graveside services 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Oakland Cemetery. Burial Oakland Cemetery. Visitation 9:00 a.m. till service time Wednesday, September 3rd at Frazer’s.

William Acrey

MONTICELLO - William “Blue Diamond” David Acrey, 63 of Monticello, passed away Sunday, August 31 at his home. He was born October 28, 1950 in Rome, Georgia.

Howard Raley

GOULD - Howard Edward Raley, 72 of Gould passed away at his home August 28, 2014. He was born August 17, 1942 in Star City, the son of the late Oscar & Pauline Raley.

Mary Taylor

FORREST CITY - Mary V. Taylor, age 84, of Forrest City, Arkansas died on Thursday, August 28, 2014. Mrs. Taylor is survived by son, Steve Taylor and his wife Louise of Wynne; two daughters in law, Brenda Taylor of Fayetteville and Judy Taylor of Searcy; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren.

Ophelia Trotter

STAR CITY - Mrs. Ophelia Turntine Trotter, 93, of Star City, passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014. She was born in Meroney to the late Preston and Jane (Darrough) Turntine, Sr.

Maxine Stewart

MONTICELLO - Maxine Waldrip Stewart, age 77 of Monticello, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at the John R. Williams Hospice House in El Dorado. She was born May 24, 1937 in Locust Bayou to the late Algia Franklin Waldrip and Abbie Ardella Parker Waldrip. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dewitt and Talmidge and a sister, Flora.

Willie Miller

MONTICELLO - Willie Mae Miller, 71 of Monticello passed away August 10, 2014 at the Woods of Monticello. She was born in Monticello, Ark. July 6, 1943. Survivors include two sons, Delbert Arrington and wife Lorraine of Lacey and Leonard Ingram of Monticello; two daughters, Carolyn Miller and husband Leron of Monticello and Renee Rush of Monticello; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Glenn Woods

LITTLE ROCK - Glenn Harold Woods, 59, passed Sunday August 10, 2014 at his home in Little Rock. He was born September 24, 1954 in Sherrill to the late Levert Woods and Jessie Mae Walls Woods.

Gail Bryant

FORDYCE - Bishop Gail Bryant, 58 of Fordyce died Friday. Survivors: wife, Rev. Teresa Bryant; children, Kelcey Bryant, Candida King, Temekia Walker; tow grandchildren; siblings, Maurice Ricks, Frank Amos, Richmomd Ross, Cindy Lawson, Thelma Edwards.

Thrisdon Eason

ALTHEIMER - Mr. Thrisdon Deshawn Eason, 26, of Altheimer passed Wednesday, August 13, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

Alvin Smith, Jr.

Funeral services for Alvin Thomas “Man” Smith, Jr., 56 of Pine Bluff passed August 4 in Veteran Hospital in Little Rock, will be Saturday 2:30 p.m., Family TIme Church, Rev. Michael Williams pastor.