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Ruby Smith

SHERRILL — Ruby Beatrice Smith, 89, of Sherrill passed May 1, 2016 at White Hall Health Rehabilitation Center. Born November 5, 1926 in Tucker, Ark. to the late Douglas and Gennie Reynolds Hilliard.

Ella Rawlings

WHITE HALL — Mrs. Ella Mae Rawlings, 91, of White Hall, Ark. passed Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was born in Hamburg, Ark. to the late Jack and Lavinia Hunley.

Willie White

WHITE HALL — Mrs. Willie L. White, 72, of White Hall, Ark. entered into eternal rest on April 26, 2016. She was born on July 28, 1943 to the late Dennis and Willie Mae Reed in Smackover, Ark.

Andre Talbert

Mr. Andre’ J. Talbert, 37, of Pine Bluff transitioned from earth to heaven on April 29, 2016. He was born April 11, 1979 to Johnnie Dorn and Shirley Murphy in Pine Bluff, Ark. He attended school in the Watson Chapel School district, graduating in 1998.

Andre Patillo

Mr. Andre Tyrone Patillo, 46, of Pine Bluff passed April 26, 2016. He attended Dollarway School and graduated in 1987. He attended University of Arkansas in Little Rock where he majored in Computer Science. In June of 2004, he began his taxi service, Double A Taxi Service. He married Anitra Swain, April of 2004.

Billy Winberry

SHERIDAN — GySgt. Billy G. Winberry, USMC Retired, age 81, of Sheridan passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at the Veterans Hospital in Little Rock. He was born November 29, 1934 in Des Arc, the son of the late Jessie Winberry and Dova McDonald Winberry. Mr. Winberry served as a Senior Staff Non-Commissioned Officer for the Military Police Unit in El Toro, Calif. He was also an avid fisherman and hunter. Mr. Winberry is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Francis Winberry; brothers, Benjamin Winberry, Doyle Winberry, Danny Winberry, Gary Winberry, and Tommy Winberry; one sister; and grandson, Lucas Allen Winberry.

Carol Hastings

JEFFERSON — Carol Culpepper Hastings, 53, of Jefferson, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at home. She was born September 13, 1962 in Pine Bluff, daughter of John Wesley “Jack” Culpepper, Jr. and Janie Tugwell Culpepper of Pine Bluff.

Elizabeth Williams

Elizabeth “Libby” Jane Caperton Williams, 87, of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 in League City, Texas. She grew up in Monticello, where she finished her early education and completed high school. She graduated from Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway, now UCA.

Ruthie Franklin

Mrs. Ruthie Mae Franklin, 61, of Pine Bluff passed on April 24, 2016 surrounded by loved ones. Arrangements will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.

Michael Garganeous

JEFFERSON - Michael Garganeous, age 44 of Jefferson, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. He was born October 3, 1971 in Pine Bluff to the late Carl Eugene Garganeous and Bettie Jo Lacy Garganeous.

Havis Spakes

CALMER - Havis “Pete” Spakes, age 79 of Calmer died Sunday, April 24, 2016 at his home. He was born April 1, 1937 in Rowell, a son of the late Foy Havis Spakes and Nedra Armstrong Roberts. Mr. Spakes was a retired employee of National Rug Company. He enjoyed being outdoors working in his flowers and spending time with his beloved dogs. Mr. Spakes was preceded in death by his parents, Foy Havis Spakes and Nedra Armstrong Roberts; wife, Faye Spakes; step-father, William Roberts; brother, Darrell Spakes; two sisters, Jessie Margaret Bunting and Rosalee Pierce.