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Beatrice Pennington

SHERIDAN - Beatrice Alamay Cantwell Pennington of Sheridan, Arkansas was born June 24, 1922 at Bearden, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Charles Howard and Annie Bertha Pate Cantwell. Her favorite pastime was shopping. She was proud to be the matriarch of her large family, and the rich legacy she leaves behind will be treasured by each of them.

Stacy Slater

ALTHEIMER - Mrs. Stacy Renae Whitmore- Slater 45, of Altheimer, Arkansas passed away on November 18, 2014. She was born October 13, 1969 to Dorothy Whitemore and the late Charlie B. Whitmore.

James White, Sr.

Mr. James J. White, Sr., 82 of Pine Bluff passed Thursday, November 20, 2014. He was born in Camden, Ark. to the late Frank Fate White and Bessie (Holmes) White. Survivors include, Wife, Delbra A. (Wine) White, Sons, James White, Jr. both of Pine Bluff, Raymond Monk of Flint, Michigan; Daughters, Bessie Monk, Sheila Carter, Brother, Bobby White all of Pine Bluff; Sisters, Thelma Scott of Arlington, Texas, Doris White of Camden, Ark.; Seven Grandchildren; Eight Great-Great-Grandchildren.

William Walker

Mr. William Walker, 80 of Pine Bluff passed Monday, November 24, 2014. He was born in Gethsemane, Ark. to the late Josiah Walker and Janie Lou Birdia (Simms) Walker.

Avris Jackson McBride

Mrs. Avris Jean Jackson-McBride, 61 of Pine Bluff passed Saturday, November 22, 2014. She was born in Pine Bluff, Ark. to the late Moses Jackson and Murgean (Edward) Jackson of Pine Bluff. Survivors include, Husband, James T. McBride, Son, Michael McBride, Daughter, Delisha McBride, Sister, Mary Rhodes all of Pine Bluff; Three Grandchildren.

Carolyn Haynie

Mrs. Caroyln Rena Haynie, 51, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away November 21, 2014. She was born July 28, 1963 to John Haynie and Dorothy Mae Smith. Carolyn leaves to cherish her memories her husband; Mr. Jimmy Henderson; three daughters, Karim Fulghem (Melchesadeck) Rice and Jasmine Haynie (Corey) Carter both of Pine Bluff and Antarra (Cameron) Jones of Dumas, a son, Damion (Jennifer) Haynie of Pine Bluff, two brothers, John (Sarah) Haynie and Eric Haynie both of Monticello; five sisters, Rose (Troy) Foster of Monticello, Glenda (Preston) Haynie of Memphis, Tenn., Vickie Haynie of Monticello, Cheryl Haynie Crockett of Atlanta, Ga., and Patsy Haynie Jackson, Monticello; Father, John

Brandon Curry

Mr. Brandon Jermaine Curry 31, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas passed away on November 18, 2014. He was born January 5, 1983 to Ivory Curry and the late Lee Andrew Knight.

Brenda Cuba

On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, God peacefully escorted Brenda Joyce Cuba to glory. She was born August 16,1946 to the late Eursie C. Perry and the late L.V. Hudson. Brenda received her primary education in Pine Bluff, Arkansas before integration and graduated from Merrill High School in 1964. In 1998 she received her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. She worked for Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service. She worked at Dollarway School District for many years as an Instructional Aide. She also worked for the Jefferson County Court as a Truancy Officer for many years. In 2008 she retired from the Juvenile Justice Detention Center as a FINS Intake Officer.

Irma Crawford

YELLVILLE - Irma L. Crawford, 87 of Yellville (Formerly of Star City) died Sunday. She was born May 21, 1927 in Star City to the late Horace Jewell and Eva Zachery Roberts.

Sharon Phillips

WATSON - Sharon Phillips, 44 of Watson, Ark. died Tuesday November 18, 2014 at Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Serenity Gardens Funeral Services.

Mary Hoover

REDFIELD - Mary Ruth Hyden Hoover, 81, of Redfield, passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014. She was born February 15, 1933 in Murfreesboro, Ark. to the late James and Maddie Hight Hyden. She was a homemaker and had attended Forrest Park First Assembly of God Church. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence Hoover Sr.; two brothers and two sisters.

Anzelene Jones

Mrs. Anzelene Cummings Jones, 93 of Pine Bluff passed Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was born in Magnolia, Arkansas to the late James L. and Ada (King) Cummings.

Carnetta Gooseberry

In profound sorrow the professional and courteous staff of the Christian Way Funeral Home sorrowfully announces the earthly departure of Mrs. Carnetta Shelby Gooseberry. Mrs. Gooseberry answered to her name on November 14, 2014 and said “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith, now there is in store for me a crown of righteousness, which the lord the righteous Judge shall give me at that day.”