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Telesa Collins

STAR CITY — Telesa Jean Collins, 63, of Star City, Ark., died Monday, May 4, 2015, at her home. She was born Jan. 20, 1952, in Bradenton, Fla., to the late Allen Sylvester and Myrtle Cane Collins. She was a retired cashier.

Preston Poston

DEWITT — Preston Luke (“Squirrel”) Poston, 3 months, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at DeWitt Hospital in DeWitt, Ark. Preston was born Jan. 22, 2015, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, Ark.

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Leon Gaddy

WHITE HALL — Mr. Leon Gaddy, 79, of White Hall, Ark., passed Tuesday, April 21, 2015. He was born in Jefferson to the late Pastor Gaddy Sr. and Nancy (Hayes) Sanders.

Lucille Rodgers

WHITE HALL — Lucille Kindrick Fleury Rodgers, 86, of White Hall died Saturday, April 25, 2015. Born in Pine Bluff on June 30, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Troupe Kindrick and Thelma Beulah Camp Kindrick. A lifelong resident of the Pine Bluff area, she lived in White Hall for the past 65 years. Mrs. Rodgers was primarily a homemaker, and had sold Avon products for a number of years. She had also operated Castle One Stop on Highway 15 for a period of time. She loved gardening, sewing, all kinds of animals, and collecting dolls. She was a member of Salem Missionary Baptist Church. Predeceasing Mrs. Rodgers are two husbands, Jack Fleury and Marshall Rodgers; and three siblings, Helen Bryant, Elise Waddle and Monroe Adams.

Betty Crow

CROSSETT — Betty Jane Cooper Crow, 64, of Crossett, Ark., passed away on April 26, 2015, at the Ashley County Medical Center. She was born Nov. 11, 1950, to her parents, H.B. Cooper and Mary Edith Cooper Scarlett.

Robert Traweek

Robert Douglas Traweek of Pine Bluff passed peacefully in his sleep at the age of 72 on April 24, 2015, at Trinity Village Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 9, 1942, in Dumas, Ark., and was raised in Little Rock by his grandparents, Lewis C. and Rosa L. Traweek.