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Sandra Phillips

GOULD - Sandra Davis-Phillips, 50 of Gould, Ark., died Sunday, January 25, 2015 at her home. She was born June 21, 1964. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services.

Walter Cathey, Jr.

WHITE HALL - Walter Lee Cathey, Jr., 75 of White Hall died Thursday, January 18, 2015 at White Hall Nursing Center. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Service & Crematory in Pine Bluff. Online guestbook at www.griffinfuneralservice.net .

Harold Bogy

ALTHEIMER - Harold Eugene “Gene” Bogy, 84, of Altheimer, Arkansas went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 25, 2015. He was born October 14, 1930 to Mack and Grace Polk Bogy.

Mary Terry

BLYTHEVILLE - Mary Virginia Terry, age 88, of Blytheville, died Thursday, January 22, 2015 in Pine Bluff after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Jimmy Moore

STAR CITY - Jimmy Lee Moore, 74 of Star City died Friday at St. Vincent Health System in Little Rock. He was born December 23, 1940 in Star City to the late Beeson and Beatrice Marshall Moore. He was a First Freewill Baptist Church Charter Member, a teacher, coach and principal for the Star City School District for 36 years and was in the Army Reserves.

Jimmy Leopard

WHITE HALL - Jimmy “J.L” Leopard age 82 of White Hall went to be with the Lord Friday, January 23, 2015. He was a preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Sue Leopard and sister, Louise Beck.

Roger Wilson

EL DORADO - Roger Clayton Wilson, age 50, of El Dorado, Ark., died Wednesday January 14 in El Dorado. Born February 13, 1964 to the late James Franklin Wilson and Vannie Sue Childs Wilson of El Dorado, Ark., he was a substitute school teacher and a Baptist.

Frank Persons

ORLAND, ILL. - Franky Joe Persons, 74 of Orland Park, Ill. formerly of Lincoln County, Ark. passed away January 15, 2015. He was born July 18, 1940, the son of Willie Harvey Persons and Nancy Eva Thomas Persons. His parents, and two sons, Edward Wayne Persons and Franky Joe Persons, Jr. and one brother, Billy Ray Persons preceded him in death.

Eric Peters

SHERWOOD - Eric James (Ricky) Peters, 46 of Sherwood, Ark. went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 15, 2015 when he passed away of natural causes. He was a much-loved son, brother, uncle, nephew and friend and made a career of caring for others in his position as a nurse at Baptist Health Medical Center in North Little Rock.

Charles Tucker

RUSSELLVILLE - On January 17, 2015, God welcomed Charles Clifford Tucker, 95, to his heavenly home. A long-time resident of Pine Bluff, he died at River Valley Assisted Living in Russellville. The son of Charles Corbett and Myrtle Strahan Tucker, he was raised in Cleveland County, where he graduated from Rison High School. He then attended Henderson State College for two years before serving as an army medic during World War II. He received a bronze star for his meritorious service in the Philippine Islands. After the war, he worked for Goodyear, before becoming the owner of Pine Bluff Janitorial Supply. He retired in 1995 after 35 years in business.