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Daisy Camp

Mrs. Daisy Lee Camp, 88, of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed Sunday, March 22, 2015. She was born in Dermott, Ark. to the late Moses Williams and Annie (Bell) Guess.

Ray Ederington

BRADENTON, FLORIDA - Ray Henry Ederington, age 92, of Bradenton, Fla. (formerly of Warren, Ark.), died Friday March 20, 2015. Born October 10, 1922 in Warren, Ark., a son of the late Vester Vance Ederington and Ophie Helen Whitaker Ederington. He was a retired construction worker and the widower of Lois “Cricket” Parker Ederington.

Barbara McKenney

LITTLE ROCK - Barbara Sue McKenney, 62, of Little Rock, passed away March 20, 2015. Born in Goliad, Texas to Owen Lewis Rylie and Ruby Lee Malone Rylie, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was a Registered Nurse with over 25 years of nursing experience in critical care, surgical care and clinical research at hospitals in Little Rock and Pine Bluff. She was also a published author of “The Ancient Necklace.”

Louie James

Funeral services for Mrs. Louie Christine James, 82, of Pine Bluff, passed March 11, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be held Saturday 2:00 p.m. True Vine “E” MBC 1001 West 2nd Ave. Pine Bluff, Rev. Leon Williams pastor, Rev. Aaron Johnson officiating.

Jerry Jackson

Mr. Jerry L. Jackson, of Pine Bluff, passed away, Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock,Arkansas. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the P.K. Miller Mortuary.

Tommy Shaw

SHERRILL - Funeral services for Mr. Tommy Edward “Hawk” Shaw, 55, of Sherrill, Ark., passed March 9 at UAMS in Little Rock, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, at New Cheeks Chapel AME in Sherrill, Ark. with Rev. Jonas Williams, Pastor.

Venita Williams

CARTHAGE - Mrs. Venita Westbrook Williams, 70 of Carthage, Ark. passed Thursday, March 12, 2015. Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Brown-Williams Funeral Home of Fordyce.

Richard Smart

Richard L. Smart, 90, of Pine Bluff, died at home Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Born July 29, 1924 in Pine Bluff, son of Felix G. Smart, III and Elise Moore Smart, the life-long resident of Pine Bluff, graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1942. Known to his friends as “Bubba”, he started his college career at the University of Arkansas on a golf scholarship but then enlisted in the US Army during World War II serving in the United States and Europe. After the war he returned to the University of Arkansas and graduated in 1948.

Bernice Marks

Mrs. Bernice Thomas Marks, 58, of Pine Bluff passed Wednesday, March 11, 2015. She was born in Wabbaseka, Ark. to Bobby Thomas of Benton, Miss. and Louise (Logan) Eves of Pine Bluff, Ark.