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Barbara Kropp

SHERIDAN — Barbara Ruth Kropp, 69, of Sheridan, Ark., passed away Thursday, July 30, 2015, at her home. Mrs. Kropp was born June 29, 1946, in Texarkana, Texas, to the late John Bunyan and Nellie Ruth Easley Bell.

Marise Smith

DUMAS — Marise Emerson Chastain Smith, 93, of Dumas passed away July 31, 2015, in Pine Bluff. She was born October 26, 1921 in Ranger, Texas. Her parents, Garvin Dunn Chastain and Mary Lee Emerson Chastain preceded her in death.

Carol Gordon

Carol Ann Gordon passed from this life to the next on Sunday, May 31, 2015. She will be remembered for her smile and love of life. Carol was known for her passion for art and having an eye for all things beautiful in life. While being a full-time, stay at home mom and housewife Carol worked hard and achieved her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. She later explored her love for teaching and ultimately retired as a visual arts teacher from Minarets High School in 2014. Carol will be greatly missed but forever in our hearts.

Curtis Greer

Funeral services for Curtis “Lampeel” Lee Greer, 58, of Pine Bluff, passed July 27, at John L. McClellan Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. New Salem MBC in Sherrill, Ark., Rev. Clark Thomas pastor, Rev. Joseph Valliant Jr. officiating.

Kevin Lampkin

Kevin Lee Lampkin, 30, of Pine Bluff, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015. He leaves to cherish his memory; parents, Allen Lampkin and Joyce Britten; siblings, Courtney Tripp, Corey, Renisha and Whitney McDowell; one daughter, Asya Lampkin.

Caroline Gorman

RISON –– Caroline Sue Gorman, 53, of Rison, died at her home Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Mrs. Gorman was born August 18, 1961, in Tulare, California, the daughter of the late Louis and Ruby Heritage Clingan.

Ronnie Wardlaw

Ronnie Wardlaw, 66, of Pine Bluff, died Sunday, July 19, 2015, at the V. A. Hospital in Little Rock. He was born March 25, 1949 in Pine Bluff, to Ralph and Dovie Wardlaw. Ronnie graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 1969.

Donna Stephens

Donna Louise Stephens, 80 years old, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. She was born September 21, 1934, in Santa Clara, Calif. to Gus and Edith Bettencourt Mariotti. She was a homemaker.

Barbara Lipe

Barbara Carol Buckley Lipe, 81, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died, Saturday, July 18, 2015 at White Hall Nursing and Rehab. She was born February 5, 1934, in Bolton, Miss., to Archie M. and Carrie Kelley Phillips Buckley.

J.W. Evans Jr.

J.W. Evans, Jr., 76, of Pine Bluff, died Saturday, July 18, 2015. He was born October 30, 1938 in Bastrop, La., son of Joseph Willie Evans, Sr. and Eugenia Prince Evans.

Alma Boyce

Alma Ruth Via Boyce, age 82, of Pine Bluff died Monday, July 20, 2015. She was born September 25, 1932 at Birta, (Yell County) Ark. to the late Jeff and Clara Tanner Via. She moved to the Pine Bluff area when she was 16 years old and was a graduate of Linwood High School in 1950.