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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.

Thomas Neely

Thomas Edward “T.E.” Neely, 85, of Pine Bluff, and formerly of Herbine, died Friday, April 24, 2015, at his home. He was born Aug. 9, 1929, in Herbine, a son of the late Agustus Crawford “Gus” Neely and Lillian Terry Neely. Mr. Neely was a World War II Army veteran, having served five years in Germany.

Delbert Weaver

TILLAR - Delbert Walter Weaver, 94 of Tillar passed away April 22, 2015. He was born on February 17, 1921 in Desha County the son of George and Mamie Weaver. Mr. Weaver was a member of Richland Baptist Church, 32* Mason and the D.A.V. Mr. Weaver was a retired farmer; and a veteran of World War II; he held the rank of sergeant in the United States Army. His parents and first wife, Lydia Ellen Cosby Weaver, one son, Bobby Joe Weaver, 11 brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

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Mildred King

MONTICELLO - Mildred Cockrell Jackson King, 93 of Monticello, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at UAMS Medical Center. She had resided for several years at Robinson Health and Rehabilitation Center in North Little Rock. She was born in the Greenhill Community, on October 17, 1921 to the late Earl and Vera Ray Cockrell.

Willie Mays

DUMAS - Willie Mae Mays known as “Mae” of Dumas, Ark. entered into entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Pine Bluff. Willie Mae was born April 7, 1931 in Tillar, Ark. she was the daughter of the late Lonnie Birts and Mary Lee Burton. Willie Mae worked for Sunbeam Production until closing. Her survivors includes; two sons; William(Eddye) Wilson Sr. of Pine Bluff, Ark. and Ricky(Shirley) Mays of Dumas, Ark. Nine grandchildren: Phillip(Katrina) Stennis, Casandra(Bryan) Beasley, Kim Wilson Dean, Don(Keshea) Wilson, Consuela(Michael) McKinzie, Stephanie(Fred) Smith, Stacey Wilson McPherson, William Wilson and Kammi(Marlon) Nesbitt. 23 Great Grandchildren: a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. Funeral service will be Saturday April 11, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Exodus Apostolic Church in Gould, Ark. Burial will be in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Varner by McKinzie Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. at the Union Baptist Church in Dumas, Arkansas.

Leola Richardson

Sherrill - Funeral services for Leola Richardson 70, of Sherrill, Ark., passed April 6, at her home will be held Saturday 1:00 p.m., Salem MBC, Sherrill, Ark., Rev. Clark E. Thomas pastor.