Kirt Brian Burton

Kirt Brian Burton, 44, passed away on April 27, 2017, at his home in Monticello. Mr. Burton was born July 4, 1972 in Malvern to Jackie Laron and Elizabeth Jane Maddox Burton. He was the division manager for Scott Petroleum for 8 years. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Burton and Mr. and Mrs. O.E. Maddox. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Brandi Nicole Montgomery Burton … Continued

Sam E. Ballard Jr.

Sam E. Ballard Jr., 80, of Lake Village, died on April 26, 2017 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Mississippi. He was born October 18, 1936 in Lake Village and was the son of the late late Sam Ballard Sr. and Mildred Crosby Ballard Joiner. Mr. Ballard was a self-employed construction worker and an active member of Oasis of Love Church of God in Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in … Continued

Tina Foreman Johnson

Tina Foreman Johnson, 59, of Monticello, passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at her home. She was born on December 7, 1957 in Monticello to Kenneth Foreman and Betty Adams Foreman. She was a homemaker and a member of The Ark of Faith Fellowship Church. Survivors include her husband, Joseph Curtis “Curt” Johnson of Monticello; one son, Todd Walker Johnson of Monticello; two daughters, Jennifer Leigh Strange and husband Jamie of Harrisburg and Mary … Continued

Leslie Ann Moore

Leslie Ann Moore, 17, of Wilmar, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at her home. She was born on April 13, 2000 in Monticello to William C. Moore and Nancy Hodges Moore. She was a 10th grade student at Drew Central Schools and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Warren. She was preceded in death by one brother, William Moore, Jr.; her grandfather, Lewis Hodges and grandmother, Theresa Woods. Survivors include her … Continued

Donald Harold Scucchi, Sr.

Donald Harold Scucchi, Sr., 68, passed away on April 19, 2017 at his son’s home in Benoit, Mississippi. Born on July 17, 1948 in Lake Village to the late Johnny and Zelma Busti Scucchi, Mr. Scucchi was a resident of Hamburg for 34 years and worked construction for Systems Contractors in El Dorado until retiring in 2013. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, and gardener. In addition ot his parents, he was preceded in death … Continued

David Warfield Arnold

David Warfield Arnold, 68, of Monticello passed away on April 19, 2017 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was a retired self-employed repairman and a Christian. Mr. Arnold was born in McGehee on June 21, 1948 to the late Forrest E. Arnold, Jr. and Olivia Warfield Arnold. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Forrest E. Arnold, III. Survivors include a daughter, Stephanie Smith (Richard) of Georgia; two … Continued

Wanda Fay Phillips Collins

Wanda Fay Phillips Collins, 63, of Tillar, passed away on April 17, 2017 in Fordyce. She was born on June 5, 1953 in Pine Bluff and was the daughter of the late Edgar Earl Phillips and Lanell Reynolds. Mrs. Collins was a homemaker and attended Abundant Life Worship Center of Dumas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Justin Fish. Survivors are her husband, Ray Collins of Tillar; a … Continued

Kimberly Stewart Montgomery

Kimberly Stewart Montgomery, 57 of Monticello passed away on April 16, 2017 at Drew Memorial Hospital. She was born in Ft. Worth, Texas on July 13, 1959 to Evelyn Stewart and the late Rodney Clark Stewart. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her son, Dustin. Survivors include her husband Robert Montgomery of Monticello; her mother, Evelyn Stewart of Texas; two … Continued

Joseph James “J.J.” Russell

James Joseph “J.J.” Russell of Monticello, Arkansas, formerly of Hawthorne, California, died on Thursday, April 13, 2017, on his 81st birthday. A Memorial Mass for Mr. Russell will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 1016 N. Hyatt Street, Monticello. Born in Sinnamahoning, Pennsylvania to Joseph Drum and Jennie Erickson Russell, Mr. Russell was a 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department. He was one of … Continued

Willa Dean Ricketts Pennington

Willa Dean Ricketts Pennington, 86, of Pine Bluff, formerly of Dumas, passed away in Whitehall on April 16, 2017. She was born on August 20, 1930 in Storey, Arkansas and was the daughter of the late, Irvin Orville Stephens and Sybil Lucinda Daniels Stephens. Mrs. Pennington was a member of Watson Assembly of God Church and a sales associate at Walmart for 25 years with Walmart. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Richard … Continued