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Jimmy Bowen

WILMAR — Jimmy “Jim” Bowen, 67, of Wilmar, Ark. passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Little Rock. He was born Dec. 29, 1947, in Little Rock to the late William Bowen and Gertrude Markley Bowen.

Alvin Cornish

LITTLE ROCK — Alvin Gerald “Doc” Cornish, 98, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2015. He resided at Pleasant Hills Retirement Center in Little Rock, Ark., and was formerly a longtime resident of Pine Bluff.

Jerry Skagfjord

Gerald Ray “Jerry” Skagfjord, 68, of Pine Bluff died Monday, May 25, 2015. Born April 7, 1947, in San Francisco, Calif., he was a son of the late Bernard Skagfjord and Mary May Ashford Skagfjord.

Pearl Gordon

MITCHELLVILLE — Mrs. Pearl Grimes Gordon, 85, of Mitchellville passed Monday, May 18, 2015, at her home. Born Nov. 6, 1929, in Pickens, she was a daughter of the late Otis and Mattie Bivens Grimes.

Alvin Lambert

BEARDEN - Alvin Earl Lambert, 68, of Bearden, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Visitation: Fri., 05-22-15; 3-6 p.m. at Brown-Williams Funeral Home of Fordyce. Funeral: Sat., 05-23-15; at 2 p.m., F.O. Jones Auditorium, Bearden, Ark. with Elder Randell Lambert. Interment: White Springs, Ark. Funeral Arrangements by: Brown-Williams Funeral Home of Fordyce.

Alberta Johnson

Mrs. Alberta Johnson, 69, of Pine Bluff passed Saturday, May 16, 2015. She was born October 25, 1945 in Ladd, Arkansas to the late Cleveland and Beauty Mae (Beard) Johnson.

Clara Brown

LANCASTER, CALIF. - Funeral services for Clara Belle Williams Brown 92, Lancaster, Calif., formerly of Pine Bluff, passed May 8, will be held saturday 2:00 p.m. Mt. Pleasant AME 1201 N. Magnolia street, Rev. Roderick Neal pastor. She was born February 19, 1929 to Mary Williams and Grant Williams. She expected christ at a early age. Preceded in death by her husband, sister, brother, son, daughter, three grandchildren, great grandchildren.

Michael Robinson II

Michael “MJ” Robinson, II, 20 of Pine Bluff passed Friday, May 15, 2015. He was born September 8, 1994 to the union of Michael Robinson and Sheryl Banks. Michael graduated from Pine Bluff High Class of 2013. He was full-time student at Southeast Arkansas College preceding his illness. Michael was an active member of Canaan Christian Center where he served as media director until he could no longer serve due to his illness.

Charles Wood

SHERIDAN - Charles Van Wood, 73, of Sheridan passed away May 16th, 2015, with his family by his side. A private Memorial Service and Family reunion will be held at his home in Sheridan, Sunday May 24th.

William Swan

MONTICELLO — William “Gene” Eugene Swan, 72, of Monticello, Ark., passed away Monday, May 18, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.