Thursday, June 21, 2018

Evelyn Kinard Jennings

Evelyn Kinard Jennings, age 90, of Warren, AR, passed from this life Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at Chapel Wood Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born June 7, 1928, in Warren, AR, a daughter of the late Charles (Charlie) Webster Kinard and Iva Mae Reep Kinard.

She was a member of the Martin Street Church of Christ in Warren. Evelyn spent much of her life serving her family and maintaining a home for her husband and three children. Sewing and cooking took up a lot of Evelyn’s time, but she always made extra time for all of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her siblings and spouses Webb Kinard (Clara) of Warren, Bill Kinard (Clara) of Detroit, MI, Fannie Mae Dunbar (Boots) of El Dorado, and Charles “Sonny” Kinard (Helen) of Crossett.
Evelyn was married to and survived by her husband of almost seventy-two years (November 16, 1947), Lewie Hendrix “Bonnie” Jennings. She is also survived by three children and their spouses; Harriet Simkins (Bill) of Warren, Bonnie Jean Wood (John) of White Hall and Mark Jennings (Dena) of Warren. Also surviving are fifteen grandchildren and twenty-five great-greatgrandchildren.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 24, at Frazer’s Chapel with Pastor Lee Elkins officiating. Burial is in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday, June 24, from 1:00 p.m. until service time at Frazer’s. Memorials are preferred to Lifetouch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Road; El Dorado, AR, 71730. Online guestbook

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Bobby W. Johnson

Bobby W. Johnson, age 86, of Warren, AR, died Tuesday, June 19, at Chapel Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born February 13, 1932, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Oscar Plez Johnson and Ouida Quimby Johnson. On June 13, 1954, he was married to Peggy Vestal Johnson, in the First Baptist Church, Warren, by Rev. Geral Trussell, they were the first couple married in that sanctuary. Peggy preceded him in death on July 5, 2007. Bobby was a graduate of Smackover High School, attended L.S.U., playing football for the Tigers and was a graduate of Arkansas A&M (now University of Arkansas at Monticello). He was a U.S. Army veteran serving as a paratrooper in the Korean War. He retired as a high school football coach serving for 21 years in the Earle, Camden and Warren Public School Systems. He also was a retired owner-operator of Johnson Hardware, a member and deacon of First Baptist Church.

Survivors are one son Rob Johnson and spouse Dana of Warren, AR; one daughter Penney Phifer of Camden, AR; three grandchildren Hunter Wayne Johnson and spouse Katie of Little Rock, AR, Brittney Nicole Johnson of El Dorado, AR, and Jamie Taylor Furman of Camden, AR; two great-grandchildren.

Funeral service was 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 22, at First Baptist Church with Rev. Greg Stanley officiating. Mary Anne Hill was the pianist and soloist was Katie Johnson. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Leonard Hicks, Andrew Hicks, Billy Potts Smith, Tommy Larance, Tommy Arnold, and Steve Woodson. Honorary pallbearers were Lynn White, Thomas Morgan, James E. Smith, John Dodson, Bill Taylor, Rev. Jim Bales, Guy Shaha, Jr, and Deacons of First Baptist Church. A special thanks to his caregivers Barbara House, Renee Blanner, El Doris Thomas, staff members of hospice and Chapel Woods. Memorials preferred to Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 North Main Street, Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register

Eugene Hamilton

Eugene Hamilton age 85, of Warren, AR died Tuesday, June 19th at his home.  He was born May 25th, 1933 at Godfrey Place in Bradley County.   He graduated from Vick High School in 1951. Eugene was the son of the late Horace Hamilton and Verlee Clanton Hamilton.  He was also preceded in death by a sister Mary Frances Sharp, a brother Danny Hamilton and a grandson Brent McDougald.  Eugene proudly served in the United States Army from 1952 until 1954 and he then served in the Army Reserves and the Arkansas National Guard.  Eugene was a long-time member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Warren.  He served on the Hermitage School Board for 15 years. He retired from Potlatch Inc. after 33 years of service. He was a former SOLVA Board Director, the Southeast Bradley County Water Association, the L”Aigle Creek Conservation District Board and he was an active member of the Bradley County Cattleman’s Association. 

Survivors include his wife of 62  years, Mary Mitchell Hamilton whom he married May 26th, 1956. 2 daughters, Jeannie Fawbush (Ron) of Godfrey Place, Tammi Nowlin of Monticello, AR.  2 sisters Betty Trussell and Virginia Temple both of Warren, AR. A sister in law Carolyn Ashcraft (John) of Rison, AR.  A brother in law Charles P. Mitchell (Sarah) of Pine Bluff, AR. 3 grandchildren Brian McDougald of Alvin, TX, Laura West(Jason) of Warren, AR and Shai Brann (Clifton) of Fort Smith, AR. 11 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was 2:00PM Friday, June 22nd at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Rocky Goodwin and Rev. Ruel Cruce officiating. Linda Barret was organist and soloist was Melvin Mills. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery with Military Honors by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Steve Parnell, David Dees, Linwood Dees, Mac Lochala, Ryan Hicks, Gary Green, David Mann, and Harold Hampton. Honorary pallbearers were Friendship Sunday School Class, SEBCWA Board, Terry Donnelly, Jason Green, Dr. Kerry Pennington, and Daise Gardner.  Online Guestbook

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Christine Primm Jayne

Christine Primm Jayne, age 96, of Warren, AR, passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, at Chapel Woods. Christine, the youngest of five children, was born near Harrell, AR, on May 14, 1922, to the late John Thomas Primm and Mourning Craven Primm.
She received her education in Warren, and after graduation she worked as district secretary for the Game and Fish Commission until her marriage.
On February 10, 1943, Christine married Clinton E. Jayne in Corpus Christi, Texas, where he was stationed as a medic in the U.S. Navy.
Christine was a homemaker and an avid bridge player. One of her special talents was needleworking, including beautiful cross-stitched wall hangings, needlepoint pillows, and crocheted afghans.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Warren.
Preceding her in death in addition to her parents were her husband Clinton Jayne to whom she was married 74 years; two brothers, Doyle Primm and Lamar Primm; and two sisters, Thettye Primm Curry and Frances Primm Reep.
Survivors include two sons, John Jayne (Becky) of Rancho Mirage, CA and Thomas Jayne (Rebecca) of Randall, AR; two grandchildren, Jennifer Afonin (Andy) and John Thomas Jayne (Crystal) of Oregon; and two great-grandchildren, Austin Jorgensen and Brody Jayne both of Oregon. 
Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 25, at Oakland Cemetery in Warren by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Visitation is 9:30 a.m. until service time Monday, June 25, at Oakland Cemetery. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorials preferred to the First United Methodist Church, 111 West Church, Warren, AR, 71671, or the Bradley County Veterans’ Museum, 210 North Main Street, Warren, AR, 71671. Online guest register 

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jackie Brown Parrott

Jackie Brown Parrott, age 81, of Warren, AR died Monday, June 11th, 2018 at Chapel Woods Nursing Center. She was born September 26th, 1936 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Clifton Brown and Frances Calvert Brown. She was retired from the Warren Public Schools with 26 years as a school secretary, and a member of First Baptist Church.

Also preceding her in death was a brother Carroll “Booger” Brown, and sisters Diann Bates and Alice Brown.

She is survived by her husband John Parrott, whom she married September 24th, 1954 in Warren. Also, a son Greg Parrott of Austin, TX, a daughter Lisa Zinser with spouse Ralph of Conway, AR, and a brother-in-law Cecil Bates of Mayflower, AR. She has 4 grandchildren, Kelsey Sutton and spouse Taylor, Chase Blasingame and spouse Haley, Ethan Zinser and Leo Parrott, as well as 2 great-grandchildren, Elliott Blasingame and Riah Blasingame.

Funeral service was 2:00 pm Friday, June 15th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Greg Stanley officiating. Linda Barrett was the organist. Active pallbearers were Charlie Doss, David Forrest, Paul Gatling, John Lipton, Gary Cooper and Kenneth Trussell. Honorary pallbearers were Billy Joe Watson, Kenneth McDougald, Nick Callaway, Howard Calvert, J.D. Neely, Larry Pagan, Cecil Bates and Harold Bryant.  Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Online guestbook

Thrisa "Blanche" Crouch

Thrisa ''Blanche'' Crouch passed away on June 6, 2018, in Searcy, Arkansas on her 86th birthday. She was married for 64 years to her beloved husband the Reverend David D. Crouch.

Born in Marianna, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Leslie and Terah Turner. She graduated Barton High School in 1949 at age sixteen and then the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing in Memphis in 1952. She worked as a Registered Nurse in Memphis and Jackson, TN; Savannah, GA; Harlingen and Ft Worth, TX; Helena, Pine Bluff, El Dorado, Warren, and Searcy, Arkansas. An answered prayer, she loved her work for Dr. Clark Fincher at the Searcy Medical Center from 1980 until her retirement in 1997.

Blanche was a member of First Baptist Church in Searcy for forty-six years. She was a Christian known for being loving and kind, and serving in the church and community. Family was Blanche's pride and joy.

Blanche is survived by her loving husband Bro. David D. Crouch; four daughters, Janet (Richard) Wentz of Maumelle, AR, Joy (Tim) Freel of Nashville, AR, Karen (Kent) Coulter of Fair Oaks Ranch, TX, Amy (Shawn) Durham of Searcy; ten grandchildren Hope Freel (John) Wofford, Zach (Catherine) Durham, Taylor Wentz (John Mark) Burgess, Molly Freel, Austin Durham, Tyler and Meredith Parker, Ellen, Will, and Anna Coulter; a sister Maxine (Wesley) Moore of Panama City, Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Terah Turner; three brothers Roy (Jo), James, and Paul Turner; seven sisters Ione (Cecil) Billingsley, Helen Turner, Ruby (Joe) Woosley, Anne (James) Ryals, Lane (Bill) Witt, Florence Turner, and Jane Turner.

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 7, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and Friday, June 8, 10:00 a.m.; the funeral service will be held on June 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. all at First Baptist Church in Searcy. A burial will follow at 3:00 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in West Helena, Arkansas.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the many friends and family who called, sent cards, and brought food; as well as to the doctors, nurses, and staff of Unity Hospital, Summit Hospice, and Dr. Clark Fincher for their wonderful care and support in Blanche's final days. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Searcy or The CALL of Howard County, P. O. Box 1, Nashville, AR 71852.


Friday, June 15, 2018

Luis Miguel Aguilar Alvarado

Luis Miguel Aguilar Alvarado, age 29, died June 12, 2018 in Warren, AR. He was born November 6, 1988 in Tlalnepantla, Mexico.
He is survived by his mother Alvina Aguilar Alvarado, three sons Rodrigo, Henry and Jose Aguilar and one brother Victor Aguilar.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at Frazer’s Funeral Home in Warren, AR. Online guestbook 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Veronica Kaye Gannaway

Veronica Kaye "Rerun" Gannaway was born to Lacerine Gannaway and the Late John T. Gannaway on February 2, 1976.  She was  considered a bicentennial twins.  She gave her life to Christ when she and her twin children were baptized at Mt.Zion Missionary Baptist Church South Warren.  Heaven received a precious angel on June 5, 2018 when she passed away at the Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, AR.

Veronica graduate with the Warren High School Class of 1994.  She participated in track, drill team and dance group.  She furthered her education by attending UAM Nursing School at the Southeast Arkansas Community jBased Educational Center in Warren, AR.  Veronica began her career as an LPN at the Pine Lodge Nursing Home until she transitioned to work at the Wagnon Place Nursing Home which is now named Chapel Wood Nursing Home.  She continued her work to care for the patients and staffing until her health declined in March 2017.  Her life testimony is how well she cared and loved for the elderly and the staff she met.  We all know if you were in her presence and she addressed you as "Ladybug" or "Angel" you knew you were special in her eyes.  If you experience this in your life time then you have been truly blessed by an Angel!!!

Rerun (as family know her) had a love for gardening, reading, fishing and dance.  Rerun had a strong love for family and family values.  Her best love was her two children Aaron and Aaryuna Farmer who she often called her "Angels".  They placed a smile on her face each and everyday they were together.

She leaves to cherish her memories:  2 children-Aaron & Aaryuna Farmer of Warren, AR, her mother-Lacerine Gannaway of Warren, AR; 8 siblings-Linda Gannaway, John (Stacey) Gannaway, Shelia Gannaway (Marlon) Jackson all of Warren, AR, LaSonya Jackson & John C. Jackson both of Milwaukee, WI, Pamela (Detrick) Walls of Dallas, TX, Quinee Jackson of Milwaukee, WI and her twin sister LaMonica (David) Smith of Warren, AR; 12 aunts-Lois Pickett, Betty Davis, Dorothy (Robert) Gannaway, Earnestine Ingram, Ernestine (Fred) Hardin, Joyce (Willie) Childs and Glenda (Gary) Hines all of Warren, AR, Nettie (Bobby) Davis of Banks, AR, Carshella (Charles) Allen of Vaden, AR, Rosie Jean Owens of Arkedelphia, AR, Joyce Powell & Albertine Jackson both of El Dorado, AR; 11 nieces, 5 nephews, 4 great-nieces & 4 great-nephew; and a host of cousins and friends.

Services will be held Saturday at 11:00am at St. James AME Church, 915 St. James St., Warren, AR 71671. Pastor Elder James R. Hooper and Eulogist, Rev. Silas T. Warner of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church South Warren.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Charles Tommy Adams

Charles Tommy Adams, age 70, of Warren, AR, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at his home. He was born June 18, 1947, in Warren, AR, a son of the late Samuel “Judge” Adams and Della Mae Sutton Adams. Also preceding him in death was a brother Robert Lee Adams and a sister Shelva Jean Adams. Tommy worked for Cash Butane, Potlatch and retired as street foreman for the City of Warren. He was a member of Willoughby Free Will Baptist Church and attended both Good Hope United Methodist Church and Farmville Baptist Church. He loved to deer hunt, fish in his pond, spend time with family and friends, and work in his garden. Tommy was a collector of John Deer tractors, guns and old trucks. The loves of his life were his dogs, Duke and Peanut.
Survivors are his wife Joyce Glennon Adams whom he married January 31, 1969. One daughter Lisa Williams and spouse Scotty of Warren, AR. Two brothers Monette Adams of Warren, AR, and Elmer Adams of Harrell, AR. Two sisters Lorece Thompson and spouse Cecil, Melba Neely and spouse Keith all of Warren, AR. Two grandchildren Cynthia Wood and spouse Jacob of Hermitage, AR, and Bubba Williams of Warren, AR. Three great-grandchildren Lizzy Wood, Jacelynn Wood, and Jake Wood all of Hermitage, AR. A sister in law Sherry Starks and spouse Ronald of Sheridan, AR. A host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral service was 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 14, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Tim McClellan and Rev. Billy Biggs officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Willoughby Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Mark Adams, Jacob Wood, Ricky Loomis, Lacey Hollingsworth, Jerry Lynn Hollingsworth, Matthew Starks, Tilmon Adams, and Justin Foyle. Honorary pallbearers were Eddie Groves, Eddie Wayne Groves, Don Jackson, Deon Wolfe, Jack Bortel, Nathan Harrod, Dr. David Chambers, Ricky Lewis, Tyler Hayes, Gregg Reep and Terry Adams. Online guest register    

James W. "Jim" Garrison

James W. “Jim” Garison, age 85 of Crossett, AR joined the Lord on Monday June 11th.  He was born April 21, 1933, to Richard G. and Ollie Mae Knowles Garison, and preceded in death by his sister Mary G. (Les) Miller, brother Richard G. Jr, (Julia) and a daughter in law Donna L. Garison.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Erma Stephenson Garison.  Daughter Mimi, son Jamie and wife Brenda, granddaughters Genny (Gabe) McTigrit, and Sarah (Clay) Hardin. Great granddaughters Madelyn McTigrit and Brooklyn Hardin, great-grandson Thomas Clark Hardin, a brother John Garison (Kathy) and many wonderful friends.
Jim retired after 35 years with Georgia-Pacific, was a 32nd degree Mason and served as an Elder in the Presbyterian Church of Crossett.  Jim loved to share with others the bounties of his garden, fishing and hunting. Those who knew him could expect a good laugh, given his wonderful since of humor. He was a loving and devoted husband and father and will be remembered for his loving kindness and generosity.

Funeral service was 2:00PM, Thursday, June 14, at Frazer’s Funeral Home Chapel in Warren, AR, with Rev. Lauren Moore officiating.  Burial followed at Oakland Cemetery in Warren.  Pallbearers were Joe Miller, Mike Miller, Mark Miller, Carl Garison, Gabe McTigrit, Clay Hardin, Keith Sipes. Honorary pallbearers were Lawrence Sipes, Ross Bryan, Jerry Finley, Chuck Clark, Claude Knowles, Baker Coulter, Walter McArthur. 
Memorials preferred to the Presbyterian Church, 309 Pine Street, Crossett, AR or the Food Bank, 309 Pine Street, in Crossett. Guestbook 

Monday, June 11, 2018

Jackie Brown Parrott

Jackie Brown Parrott, age 81, of Warren, AR died Monday, June 11th, 2018 at Chapel Woods Nursing Center. She was born September 26th, 1936 in Warren, AR a daughter of the late Clifton Brown and Frances Calvert Brown. She was retired from the Warren Public Schools with 26 years as a school secretary, and a member of First Baptist Church.

Also preceding her in death was a brother Carroll “Booger” Brown, and sisters Diann Bates and Alice Brown.

She is survived by her husband John Parrott, whom she married September 24th, 1954 in Warren. Also, a son Greg Parrott of Austin, TX, a daughter Lisa Zinser with spouse Ralph of Conway, AR, and a brother-in-law Cecil Bates of Mayflower, AR. She has 4 grandchildren, Kelsey Sutton and spouse Taylor, Chase Blasingame and spouse Haley, Ethan Zinser and Leo Parrott, as well as 2 great-grandchildren, Elliott Blasingame and Riah Blasingame.

Funeral service 2:00PM Friday, June 15th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Greg Stanley officiating. Burial in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation 6:00pm till 8:00pm Thursday, June 14th at Frazer’s Funeral Home. Online guestbook

Hiro K. Norris

Hiro K. Norris, known as “Mickey”, of Warren, AR, age 91, died June 10 at her home surrounded by family. She was the daughter of the late Hikuchi and Tomino Kobayashi of Japan. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Earl R. Norris whom she married in Japan on December 24, 1946; a son Thomas Elmer Norris, a granddaughter Marti Marie Norris, and a grandson Christopher Robert Norris.

She is survived by her children: Ann Orleanski of Warren; Erva Sharp of Warren; Nick Norris and spouse Sherry of Plano, TX; Steve Norris of Warren; and Renee Richard and spouse Randy of West Monroe, LA. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews.

In the past Mickey worked at Wilson Oak Flooring and Jack Winter’s. She was a skilled seamstress, designed and made both clothing, home draperies and upholstery. She was an excellent cook. She loved fishing, playing cards and dominoes with family and friends. She was also an avid Dallas Cowboy fan. Most of all, Mickey was a devoted wife and mother.

Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Active pallbearers were Michael Sharp, David McCullars, Cameron Norris, Jonathan Guice, Gene Turpin, Matthew Norris, and Scott Steadman. Online guestbook

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson, 65, of Rogers, Arkansas passed away at his home May 6, 2018. He was born July 10, 1952 in Rogers, the son of the late C.G. Wilson and Nona Patterson Wilson. Mark was retired from the Rogers Fire Department. He enjoyed spending his retirement at Arrowhead Point Community with his kids and grandkids, and loved being on the lake.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Marcene Wynne. He is survived by; his wife of 37 years, Donna Tillman Wilson, his children, Chad Wilson of Bentonville, Jennifer (Craig) Grimes of Bentonville and Clay Wilson of Rogers, his siblings, Jack Wilson, Joe (Lina) Wilson, Derkey (Judy) Wilson, Jeannie Fleeman, and his six grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday May 11, 2018 at Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. 4th St. Rogers. Private family services will be on a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to H.O.P.E. Online condolences can be made at

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Tammy Faye Keathley

Tammy Faye Keathley, of Vilonia passed away peacefully in Cabot Nursing and Rehab on May 30, 2018 at the age of 48.

Tammy was born on August 29, 1969 in Jacksonville, Arkansas to Bobby Earl and Barbara (Smith) Keathley. She received her Master of Education with honors from the University of Arkansas at Monticello. She was an elementary and junior high school teacher at Warren School District.

Tammy is survived by her Mother, Barbara Keathley of Vilonia; her daughter, Katie Grice of Rison; sister, Terri Lee of Bryant; one nephew, Michael Eubanks of Bryant; grandfather, Forest Keathley (Veteran of the year last year) and wife Jetty of Vilonia; special adopted daughters, Amelia Tucker; Kelsey Tucker; and Abby Myers all of Vilonia; as well as a host of extended family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her father, Bobby Earl Keathley; grandmothers, Faye Keathley and Gladys Smith.

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 3:00 PM on June 3, 2018 at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church 50 Eagle Street Vilonia, Arkansas 72173 with Dr. Randy Cloud officiating.

Cremation arrangements are under the care and direction of Vilonia Funeral Home 1134 Main Street Vilonia, Arkansas 72173. Sign the online guestbook at

Michael Joe Lindsey

Michael Joe Lindsey, age 66, of Wilmar (Drew County), died Sunday, June 3, 2018 at his home.  Michael Joe was born in Davis Hospital in Pine Bluff, on March 1, 1952, to Joe Ervin and Tonia Hollis Lindsey.  He lived in Cornerville as a child and then moved to and graduated from Rison High School.  He continued to honor his alma mater by serving on the Rison Wildcat Football Chain Gang for over 30 years and eating his namesake “Joe Dog” from the concession stand at half-time.

After retiring from Cotton Belt Railroad, he lived at Peyton Place Farms in Wilmar.  He was an active member of Pauline Baptist Church and a faithful supporter of the UAM Missionary Baptist Student Fellowship.  He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, taking family and friends squirrel hunting, and eating breakfast and lunch at The Broken Spoke in Rye.  He was always full of joy and had a joke for every occasion.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Joe Norell Lindsey, Max Raymond Lindsey and James Hollis Lindsey and one sister, Loretta Brewster.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Alice Jane Gibson Lindsey of Wilmar; one son and daughter-in-law, Rocky and Alicia Lindsey of Warren; one daughter and son-in-law, Shanna and Jim Knowles of Rison; one granddaughter, Ashtyn Leann Knowles of Rison; three grandsons, Chandler Knowles of Rison and Issac and Jonah Lindsey of Warren; one sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Robert Bryant of Benton.

Graveside services will be 10:00AM Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at Prosperity Cemetery in Herbine with Bro. Rob Leonard officiating.  Memorials can be made to UAM MBSF, c/o Pauline Baptist Church, PO Box 299, Monticello, AR  71655.  Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.  Online guestbook at

Monday, June 4, 2018

Erma Jean Collins Banks Jefferson

Erma Jean Collins Banks Jefferson, 82, of Warren, died Saturday, June 2, 2018 at her home.
Born May 8, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Annie Mae Collins.

She was a retired school teacher and a member of Women’s Missionary Society- AME Church, Bradley County Retired Teachers, Arkansas Educational Association and many others.

Her children – Carol Jackson (Herman), Kenneth Banks, RDewayne Banks, Rhonda Banks Crenshaw (Rodney), Gary Jefferson and Sibyl Jefferson Dortch (Sebastian)
21+ grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, June 9th at 11:00 A.M. at Shady Grove AME Church in Monticello with Rev. Thelma Hampton officiating. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery with
arrangements by Hammons Funeral Home of Warren.

Verna Mae Moseley

Verna  Mae  Moseley,   75.  Of   Warren,    died   May  26  2018   at  Baptist  Medical  Center  in  Little Rock.    She was born  November   18   1942   a  daughter  of  the  late  Geraldine  Jackson  and  Robert  Marks.

She was member of  St  John   AME   Church.
She was preceded in death by  her husband,  John   T   Moseley,    2  daughters,  Patricia  and  Lowanda  Moseley,  2  sisters,  Opal  Bradley and Debra  Ann  Bradley,  2   brothers   O D  Bradley  and  Glen  Bradley.

5   daughters     Renell   Ivy (Tommie),   Wanda  Hampton,   Rosie   Jackson  (Jaime),   Elisabeth   Hegler  (Gary),   and  Ellen  Jackson   (James)  all   of  Warren
5   sons      Robert  Bradley,  John  DeWayne  Moseley  Jr,   T’Coven  Moseley     both  of   Warren
Detric  Moseley   of   Pine  Bluff,   Keyon  Marks  of  Coppell    TX
4   sisters     Annie   Daniels,    Diane  Rochell  (Kenneth)   of  Warren,      Brenda  Marks  and  Robbie  Lee  Marks
5  brothers    Jimmie  Bradley of  Milwaukee   WI,   Willie  Lee   Marks  (Gloria),    Jackie  Bradley,  Lynn   Bradley    all  of  Warren,    L  C    Marks
15  grandchildren,    21   great  grandchildren
Host of  nieces,  nephews,  cousins  and   friends

Funeral  services  were   Saturday    June   2   at  Mt   Carmel  Baptist   Church.   Pastor  Eddie  Hampton   officiating.     Burial   was  in   St   John    Cemetery    by    Hammons   Funeral  Home

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Wolodja "Billy" Namenek

Wolodja “Billy” Namenek, age 68 of Wilmar, AR passed away Friday, June 1, 2018 at Life Touch Hospice at El Dorado, AR surrounded by family. He was born November 13, 1949 in Munich, Germany. He was the son of the late Eduard Namenek and Maria Namenek. Billy was a proud graduating member of the class of 1969; in the yearbook it was stated “His head was always in the clouds but his foot was always on the accelerator.” In 1970 he enlisted in The United States Air Force. He served as a medic from 1970-1974. Billy loved to hunt and fish and he shared that love with many especially Richard his nephew. Billy never met a stranger and he loved people. He made you laugh and always laughed about himself. He loved to work with his hands and held many jobs and loved to operate heavy equipment. Billy loved traveling, adventures, and having his picture made all the time.
Billy is survived by his valentine sweet heart Judy McClain Namenek whom he married on November 13, 1971. A marriage of love, laughter, and good times for 46 years. He was the father of one daughter Robin C. Namenek. Billy loved his two sisters dearly Tamara Daniels Baldwin of Bodcaw, AR and Olga Trussell of Warren, AR. His brother-in-law, whom he loved like a brother, Kenneth Trussell of Warren, AR; numerous nieces and nephews that he adored and loved.
Billy loved and attended full gospel churches where he found the love of Jesus and faith that grew so strong to meet each day.
Billy wanted a celebration of life and laugher to complete his going home. Funeral service was Monday, June 4 at 10:00 A.M. in Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Ricky Smith officiating. Dottie Smith was pianist and soloist was Wanda Williams. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Randy Burt, Richard Bickers, Kenny Trussell, Gary Reep, Roger George, and Bobby Bennett. Honorary pallbearers were Norman “Bo” Kulbeth, Thomas Harton, Kenneth Trussell, Levi Davis, and Jody Williams. Memorials can be made to Life Touch Hospice, 2801 Champagnolle Rd. El Dorado, AR, 71730, and Bradley County Veterans Museum, 210 N. Main St. Warren, AR 71671. Online guestbook

Friday, June 1, 2018

Georgia Osborne

Georgia Osborne 66 departed this life on Saturday, May 24, 2018 in Little Rock, AR.

Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Warrenn, AR.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until service time at the Mt Carmel Baptist Church.

Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery in Hermitage, AR under the direction of Mitchell Memorial Funeral Service of Crossett, AR.

Kerry DeWayne Stanley

Kerry DeWayne Stanley age 57 of Hermitage, AR died Sunday, May 27th at the Medical Center of South Arkansas.   He was born April 22nd, 1961 in Warren, AR a son of Kathy Whitehead Stanley, Hermitage, AR, and the late Franklin Stanley.   He was owner and operator of Kerry Stanley Forestry and attended Moro Bay Baptist Church. Also preceding him in death was a former wife Karen Stanley and a brother Sherry Stanley.

Surviving is his wife Rebecca Stanton Stanley, whom he married January 10th, 2017. Sons, Brandon Stanley, Holly Springs, AR, Chad Stanley and spouse Leslie, Warren, AR, Travis Stanley, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Joshua Stanton, Jersey, AR.  Daughters Leslie Huitt and spouse Matt, Hermitage, AR and April Bagley and spouse John, Parkers Chapel, AR.   13 grandchildren.

Funeral service was 2:00PM Sunday, June 3rd at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Joe McClellan officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Sam Smith, Marty Wilkerson, Ryan Smith, John Bagley, Matt Huitt, Gerardo Lucio Tapia, Joshua Stanton, and Bruce Driggers. Honorary pallbearers were John Temple, Greg Walker, Joey Curry, Michael Stanley, Kenneth David Stanley, Tim Stanley, Jeffrey Stanley, Larry Stanley, David Stanley, and Gifford Godfrey. Online guestbook