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Helen Hopson

RISON - Helen Hufft Hopson, age 76, of Rison died Friday, November 20, 2015. Mrs. Hopson was born June 25, 1939 in New Orleans, La., a daughter of the late Louis and Mary Hufft.

Evra Murphy

Mrs. Evra J. Smith Murphy, 88, of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was born July 17, 1927 in Hayti, MO, the youngest daughter of Annie and Thomas Smith.

Greg Matlock

ARLINGTON, TEXAS - Mr. Greg Matlock, 47, of Arlington, Texas formerly of Pine Bluff passed on November 16 at Arlington Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.

Clifford Conner

HARRISON - Clifford Dale Conner, 74, left this world on November 18, 2015 in Harrison , Ark. He is survived by three loving children, two sons: Wade and Marcus Conner, both from Harrison, one daughter: LaDell LaRue (Joe LaRue) of Lakeview, Ark., five grandchildren: Eric and Jessica Conner both of Harrison, Ark., Brook Gentry of Little Rock, Ark., Conner and Davis LaRue both of Lakeview, Ark., and the mother of his children, Linda Ellis of Harrison. He also left three sisters and two brothers. He was preceded in death by his parents Leon and Jewel Conner, one sister Betty, and his wife Kay Conner.

Christopher Smith

DUMAS - Christopher Smith, 35, of Dumas Died November 16 in Little Rock. Visitation is Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 at Serenity Gardens. Funeral services are Saturday at 2:30 at Hunt’s Church in Dumas. Arrangements by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services.

Roy Guy

DUMAS - Roy Guy, 64, of Dumas died November 11 in Monticello. Visitation is Friday from 3:00 until 6:00 at Serenity Gardens. Funeral Services are Saturday at 10:30 am at Hunt’s Church in Dumas. Arrangements by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services.

Marzelle McBryde

CAVE CITY - Marzelle Hartsell McBryde, age 94, of Cave City died Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the Cave City Nursing Home. She was born July 23, 1921 at Junction City, La., to Ono Orion and Susan Gertrude (Maloch) Hartsell. She was a homemaker and worked as a receptionist and assistant in her husband’s chiropractic practice. She was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ at Evening Shade.

Melissa Rushing

Melissa Anne Blocksom Rushing died October 28, 2015 at Baptist Hospital. She was born in Little Rock, Ark., December 9, 1948 and was the daughter of Tommy and Jean Blocksom. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Pine Bluff, where she sang in the children’s choir and later the adult choir.

Dewey Hobson

RISON - Dewey David Hobson, age 85, of Rison died Friday, October 30, 2015 in the Hospice unit of Greenhouse Cottages of Southern Hills in Rison, Ark. Mr. Hobson was born December 7, 1929 at Rison, he was preceded in death by his parents, John Dewey Hobson and Rachel Childress Hobson. He graduated from Rison High School in 1947 and enrolled at Arkansas A & M College (now the University of Arkansas at Monticello) for two years prior to enlisting in the Air Force in 1950 for four years during The Korean Conflict. After completing his military service, he returned to A & M and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree, graduating in 1957. Following his graduation from college, he was employed by R. G. Varner Steel Products as a draftsman. This small business grew and was later known as Varco Pruden, a nationally known prefabricated metal building company. After thirty-two years with this company, he retired as Quality Control Manager at the Pine Bluff plant.

Cartis Mason

JACKSONVILLE - Cartis Mason, age 59 of Jacksonville, Ark., passed away November 1, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospice in Little Rock. He was born February 17, 1956, in Dumas, Ark.; and he was the son of Roy. V. Mason and Alveline Mason.

James Dallari

James Edward “Eddie” Dallari, age 87, of Pine Bluff, died Tusday, November 3, 2015, at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock. Mr. Dallari was born January 20, 1928, in Pine Bluff, a son of the late Vick and Bianca Spadoni Dallari.

Barabra Barraque

KINGSLAND - Barabra Ann Lackie Barraque, 66, of Kingsland, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2015. Born September 16, 1949 at Jacksonville, she was a daughter of the late J.C. Lackie and Lorene Grice Lackie.

Mary Haynes

STAR CITY - Mary Mina Jacks Haynes, 100, of Star City, died Wednesday at Gardner Nursing Home. She was born August 28, 1915 in Rest, AR to the late Alphew and Cornelia “Nealie” Etta Owen.