Climmie Cunningham Palumbo

Climmie Cunningham Palumbo, 84, of Hamburg, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Crossett Rehabilitation and Health Center. Mrs. Palumbo was a native of Ashley County, a resident of the Judson Community outside of Hamburg for many years and a former resident of Chicago, Illinois for 12 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Judson Missionary Baptist Church. Those who knew Climmie knew that she loved to talk and visit. She … Continued

Patricia Ann Peacock

Patricia Ann Peacock, 64, of McGehee, passed away on March 21, 2017 at the McGehee Hospital. She was a graduate of the Jefferson School of Nursing in Pine Bluff and was a Licensed Practical Nurse at the McGehee hospital for 38 years. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and involved with the local Boy Scouts of America. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Peacock was was born in … Continued

John A. Kamza, Jr.

John A. Kamza, Jr., 59, of Gould, died on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at his home. He was born on December 21, 1957 in Merced, California and was the son of the late John A and Lydia Chaves Kamza. He was of the Catholic faith and was a rigger for SEARK Boats. Also preceding him in death were a half-sister, Tammie Gonzales and half-brother, Ronnie McFalls. Survivors include his wife, Melissa Manes Kamza of Gould; … Continued

Florence L. Brown Whaley

Florence L. Brown Whaley, 86, of Star City passed away on March 19, 2017. She was born on October 15, 1930 in West Helena and was the daughter of the late Lance Brown and Maude Thomas Brown. She was a member of Crigler Missionary Baptist Church of Star City, retired from National Home Center, and a homemaker. Survivors are three sons, Don (Norma) Whaley of Shirley; Steve (Jeri Ann) Whaley of Star City and Larry … Continued

Frances Annette Crockett Firestone

Frances Annette Crockett Firestone, 99, of Star City, formerly of Dermott, died on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was a homemaker, retired librarian for the city of Dermott, and a member of the First United Methodist in Dermott. She loved her garden and tending to her yard and flowers. Mrs. Firestone was born on November 9, 1917 in Carrollton, Mississippi and was the daughter of the late … Continued

Karaleah Rose Wilcox

Karaleah Rose Wilcox, 11 days old, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Little Rock. She was born on March 6, 2017 in Little Rock and was the daughter of Johnathan B. and Allison Hopper Wilcox. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Kimberlyn Wilcox of Crossett; her paternal grandparents, Don and Anita Wilcox of Hamburg; great-grandmother, Leone Wilcox of Crossett and Mildred Gathwright of Hamburg; her maternal grandparents, Martin … Continued

Dwanna Louise Shifflett Rouse

Dwanna Louise Shifflett Rouse, 62, of Monticello, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her home in Monticello. She was a homemaker, a graduate from Capital City Business College in Pine Bluff and a Baptist. She was born on May 26, 1954 at Crane, Texas and was the daughter of the late Robert Leo Shifflett and Margaret Naomi Lytle Shifflett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeremy … Continued

Laverne Lytle Quimby

Laverne Lytle Quimby, 93, of Monticello, passed away on March 18, 2017 at her home in Monticello. She was born March 14, 1924 in Dumas and was the daughter of the late Esten Lytle and Alva Lack Lytle. Mrs. Quimby was the widow of Charles Quimby, a retired beautician and member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Upon graduation from Pine Bluff Cosmetology School, she worked as a beautician at the POW (Japanese Camp) fixing hair for … Continued

Charlean Benton Crain

Charlean Benton Crain of Lake Village, passed away on March 16, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She was born in Lake Village and was the daughter of the late Charlie Benton and Emma Hedge Benton. She was a graduate of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (formerly Arkansas AM&N) and received a master’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She taught school at Central High School and Lakeside High School in Lake Village, before … Continued

John William (J.W.) Nichols

John William (J.W.) Nichols, 75 of Rye died on March 16, 2017 at Gardner Nursing Home in Star City. He was born on May 18, 1941 in Bradley County and was the son of the late, L.J. and Edna Louise Adair Nichols. He retired from Tandy Corp. where he was in commercial construction. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Woolridge. Survivors include three daughters, Dana Marie Crank … Continued