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Patsy Glover

HOT SPRINGS - Patsy Nelline Taylor Glover, age 79, of Hot Springs, Ark., died at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs on Monday, July 28, after a battle with cancer.

Mary Manning

ALTHEIMER - Mrs. Mary A. Manning, 77, of Altheimer, passed Monday, July 21, 2014. She was born in Altheimer to the late Lewis Moore and Pearly (Patton) Pool. Survivors include: sons, James Manning of Altheimer, Lewis Manning of Tampa, Florida, Arthur Manning, daughter Margaret Ann Moore both of Altheimer; sister, Vera Moore of Chicago, Illinois; Five Grandchildren; 12 Great-Grandchildren. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 2 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church-Altheimer by Pastor Fred Johnson. Burial will be in Altheimer Community Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

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.

Phyllis Freeman

DUMAS - Phyllis Freeman of Dumas passed away on July 10. She was born on July 3, 1925 in Pueblo, Colo. to Eugene Thomas and Leola Caroline Van Winkle, both from Colo. homestead families. She moved to Dumas in 1945 after marrying E.C. Freeman. Her love story started as a blind date with a dashing young Army Air Corps Lieutenant when she was a Colorado State Fair beauty. It continued for 70 and half years to the day. Her beauty was soul deep. She was active in the First United Methodist Church in Dumas where she taught the Susanna Wesley women’s Sunday school class. She was a member of the choir there for 65 years, member of an early Morning Prayer group and founder of DMA (Don’t Mention Age), a social activity organization for senior adults of all faiths started in the mid seventies and continues today. In addition, she was chairperson of every major Dumas charity and active in the Byway Garden Club, Cub Scouts, Girls Scouts, and two bridge clubs, one of which actually plays bridge. In 1974, she was selected Woman of the Year by the Dumas Chamber of Commerce. She and her husband, E.C. Freeman, owned and operated Freeman’s Furniture and Appliance in Dumas for 42 years. She was a lover of people, flowers, a beautiful home, ice cream and the colors yellow and purple. She was a maker of friends, strong families, cheese soup and perfect chocolate cake. She saw beauty and kindness in everything and everybody.

Franklin Roberts

MONTICELLO - Franklin D. Roberts, age 79 of Monticello, formerly of Crossett, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Belle View Nursing & Rehab in Monticello. He was born December 23, 1934 in Fries, Va

Roland Washington

MONTICELLO - SFC Roland Samuel Washington, 63 of Monticello, passed Sunday, July 6, 2014. He was born in Philadelphia, PA., to the late Maurice O. Washington, Sr. and Rosa (Hawkins) Washington.

Alice Joseph

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

Frances Hedrick

WARREN -Frances Harris Hedrick, age 98, of Warren, Ark. died Saturday July 12, at Chapel Woods Nursing Center in Warren. Born June 20, 1916, in Warren, AR a daughter of the late V.B. Harris and Luna Sykes Harris she was a retired third grade teacher in the Warren Public School system with 34 years of service. Frances was a member of First United Methodist Church and the widow of Louis Dickerson Hedrick who died January 13, 1976. They were united in marriage October 14, 1937. Also, preceding her in death was a grandson Louis Hedrick, III. and a brother Sykes Harris.