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John McAdams

WHITE HALL — John H. McAdams, 67, of White Hall passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016. He was born September 17, 1948 in Kosciusko, Miss. to the late German Howard and Pauline Odoms McAdams.

Charlene Kearney

Charlene Kearney, 74, of Pine Bluff passed away Wednesday, May 25. She was born March 16, 1942 in Pine Bluff. She was preceded in death by her father Hiram Bennett Jr. and sister Delores Bennett. She is survived by her mother Lorene Yates and a brother Jim Bennett both of Pine Bluff, a daughter Terri Rollins of Louisana. Grandchildren Chris Yates of Pine Bluff, Amanda, Tony, Laura, and Cindy Allen all of Louisana. She had 9 great grandchildren and several neices and nephews. She was a Jehovah’s Witness. Memorial services will be held at The Kingdom Hall, 4015 Camden Rd., Wednesday, June 1st at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Susan G. Koman Foundation.

Charlotte Webb

WHITE HALL — Charlotte Jeanette Webb, age 81, of White Hall, died at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Mrs. Webb was born July 5, 1934, in Sevierville, Tenn., the daughter of the late Lynn and Mary Elizabeth Malone Moody.

James McClain Jr.

WARREN — James William McClain, Jr, age 78, of Warren, Ark., died Monday May 23, in Vilonia, Ark. Born December 23, 1937, in Cleveland County, Ark., a son of the late James William McClain, Sr, and Ollie Mae Beaty McClain he was retired from Potlatch Corporation with 32 years of service as Bradley Yard Foreman. He was a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge # 33, serving as master mason and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Also preceding him in death was a daughter Marion Gail McClain, a brother Aubert McClain, and sisters Billie Maxine McClain, Doris Coker, a grandson Coty McClain and great-grandson Gabrielle Sullivan.

Sherry Spadoni

Sherry Diane Williams Spadoni, 63, of Pine Bluff, died Friday at her home. She was born March 7, 1953 in Stuttgart to the late J.B. and Edna Irene Dillday Williams. She was a homemaker.

Anthony Mays

LITTLE ROCK — Anthony “Buddy” Mays, 53, departed this life on Wednesday May 11, 2016, at John L. McClellan Hospital. He leaves to cherish and honor his memory, his loving wife of 25 years, Brenda Williams Mays, Little Rock, Ark.; a daughter Kelly Wright; grand-daughters, Kylee and Kari, all of Sacramento, Calif.; two nieces, Tennille Walker-Tate, Pine Bluff, Ark.; and Lashonda Mays of Dallas, Texas; two nephews, Jermel Walker, Pine Bluff, Ark., and Philip Parks, Atlanta, Ga., six uncles, James Polk (Laverne), Atlanta, Ga., Richard Polk (Ezera), Stuttgart, Ark., Danny Polk, Kenneth Polk (Janice), and Dennis Polk, all of Pine Bluff, Ark., Alfred Polk (Lover), Wabbaseka, Ark.; four aunts, Vivian Johnson, Kansas City, Mo., Emogene Polk, Chicago, Ill., Annette Branch (Cornovious) and Pauline Polk, both of Pine Bluff, Ark.

John Whaley

Mr. John H. Whaley 80 of Pine Bluff transitioned on May 15, 2016 at JRMC surrounded by family. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Christian Way Funeral Home.

Amari Cole

Baby Girl Amari Sue Cole of Pine Bluff, Ark., passed May 14, 2016 in Little Rock. She was born April 30, 2016 to Kenneth Cole and Kandra King both of Pine Bluff, Ark.

Jo Brown

Jo Morris Brown, 83, of Pine Bluff, died peacefully on Sunday, May 15, 2016 surrounded with love by her three sons, family and friends. Born Mamie Jo Morris in Cleveland, Miss., on June 15, 1932, she was the daughter of Annette Thomas and Sanford V. Morris. An only child, she was raised in Cleveland, Miss., where she met her lifetime sweetheart, Norwood Brown. She graduated as salutatorian from Cleveland High School and received a bachelor’s degree from Delta State University and a master’s degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis.