Lavern Welch

  Lavern Welch, 88, of Hamburg, died August 27, 2014 at the Chapel Woods Health and Rehabilitation Center in Warren. Mrs. Welch was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church. She loved to hunt and fish and was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elton Welch in 1995; a son, Gary Welch in 2003; her parents, Ben Hardy and Eunice Irene Upshaw Wesson; a … Continued

Floyd E. Fullbright

Floyd E. Fullbright, 87, of Monticello, passed away August 26, 2014, at Belleview Nursing and Rehab in Monticello. Mr. Fullbright was a retired Drew County Area Foreman for the Arkansas Highway Department. After retiring from the Arkansas Highway Department, he worked for the City of Monticello as a general superintendent for many years. He was a member of Enon Baptist Church and enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and gardening. Mr. Fullbright was born on February 12, … Continued

Keith Glen Perrigen

  Keith Glen Perrigen, 43, of Monticello, died August 25, 2014. He was employed at Jefferson Regional Medical Center for the last ten years as supply room manager. Mr. Perrigen was a musician who had a great love and talent for music. He had a love for the Lord and was always trying to lead others to Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his father, James Perrigen; a sister, Kim Perrigen; and his … Continued

Shannon Lanae Jackson

Shannon Lanae Jackson, 34, of Monticello died August 25, 2014. Ms. Jackson was born on December 19, 1979, in Monticello and was the daughter of Florence Marie Jackson and the late John Wayne Block. She confessed her faith in Christ at an early age at Holmes Chapel Presbyterian Church under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Alford Branch. She was educated in the Monticello Public School system. She had a bubbly personality and always kept … Continued

Wayne Shelby

  Wayne Shelby, 56, of North Little Rock died August 25, 2014 at Lincoln Heights Healthcare in Star City. He was born March 16, 1958 in Star City and was the son of Joe and Retha Earnest Shelby of Star City. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robin David Shelby. Survivors include his wife, Edna Shelby of North Little Rock; his parents, Joe and Retha Shelby of Star City; two sons, David (Grayson) … Continued

Gary William Harkins

  Gary William Harkins, 71, of Dermott, passed away on August 24, 2014. Mr. Harkins was retired from Wells Lamont Glove Factory and was a cattle farmer. He loved to hunt, fish and work in the garden. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Monroe and Margaret Mahfouz Harkins; his wife, Phyllis Furrey Harkins; daughter, Stacey Harkins Griffin; and brothers, Billy Mac Harkins, Thomas Ed Harkins and John Charles Harkins. Survivors include his … Continued

Joy Burchfield

Joy Burchfield, 61, of Hamburg, died August 24, 2014 at her home. She was a native of Wichita, Kansas and a resident of Hamburg, Fountain Hill and Crossett for many years. She graduated from El Dorado High School and she was a Baptist. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ophelia (Opie) Lynn Baker in 2012 and her mother, Glenda Wells. She is survived by two daughters, Terri Kelley of Hamburg and Lily Burchfield … Continued

Charles Floyd Cingolani

Charles Floyd Cingolani, 66, of McGehee, died August 23, 2014, at the McGehee Hospital. He was a 1967 graduate of McGehee High School. He attended United Electronics Institute in Louisville, Kentucky, and was a member of the McGehee National Guard. He was also a member of the Delta Chapter of Ducks Unlimited of McGehee, where he won the D.C. Wimpy Award of 1986. He had been a member of the McGehee Men’s Club. Mr. Cingolani … Continued

Harry W. Burnett

  Harry W. Burnett, 99, of Monticello passed away August 23, 2014, at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. Mr. Burnett was a shipbuilder during World War II in Vancouver, Washington. Thereafter, he worked in the oil fields of New Mexico, was a general building contractor in New Mexico and Monticello, and was a farmer in Drew County. He was a deacon of First Baptist Church and a third degree Mason. He was … Continued

Dorothy Haynes Caldwell

Dorothy Haynes Caldwell, 84, of Little Rock, formerly Parkdale, died August 22, 2014. Mrs. Caldwell graduated from Wilmot High School and lived in Parkdale for many years where and worked alongside her husband at the Bank of Parkdale, which later became Delta Trust and Bank. After her husband’s death and her retirement, Mrs. Caldwell moved to Little Rock to be near her daughters. She was a member of the Parkdale United Methodist Church and attended … Continued