Hardy L. McKinstry

Hardy L. McKinstry, 79, of Banks, formerly of Wilmar, passed away on November 17, 2014 at his home following a battle with lung cancer. Mr. McKinstry was a devout Christian, family man, loving husband, father and grandfather, retired postmaster and United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Green Hill Community Baptist Church and was attending First United Methodist Church of Warren where he was a member of the Fisherman’s … Continued

Cletis Emmitt Posey

Cletis Emmitt Posey, 83, of Monticello, passed away November 15, 2014 at his home. Mr. Posey retired from the United States Air Force and served in the Korean War. He joined the Air Force Reserves in Houston, Texas after retiring. He later returned to Arkansas and joined the Army National Guard and retired from there. He also worked at Burlington, Spring Lift and Bones Auto Parts. Mr. Posey was a member Immanuel Baptist Church where … Continued

Benjamin Willis Strickland

Benjamin Willis Strickland, 77, passed away on November 15, 2014 at Halley. He was born on October 4, 1937 in Chicot County and was the son of the late Arvell and Chive Cotton Strickland. He was of the Pentecostal faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Wayne Strickland and David Strickland; and two sisters, Bernice Hill and Patricia Strickland. Survivors include his sons, Michael Strickland and his wife … Continued

Brittni Nicole Minchew Briant

Brittni Nicole Minchew Briant, 25, of Monticello passed away on November 14, 2014 at her home in the Montongo community. Mrs. Briant was a loving devoted stay at home mom, a college student, and caregiver to her beloved grandmother. She was a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church. She was born on March 16, 1989 in Drew County and was the daughter of Carla Sullivan and Wes Minchew. She was preceded in death by her … Continued

Elmer Lee Holiman

Elmer Lee Holiman, 88, of Lake Village, passed away on November 14, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. He was an army veteran, a retired farmer and pastor who dedicated his life to sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. He leaves behind a legacy of being a man who lived what he taught. He was a member of Oak Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Lake Village. Mr. Holiman was preceded in … Continued

Mack Joseph Borgognoni

Mack Joseph Borgognoni, 88, of Hot Springs, formerly of Portland, passed away on November 13, 2014 at National Park Medical Center in Hot Springs. A retired bank president, Mr. Borgognoi attended college at St. Bernard’s in Alabama before he was drafted into the army and served during WWII in ETO-Battle of Bulge and Capture of Remagen Bridge. He returned home and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello and the Banking School of the … Continued

Carroll Preston Trotter

Carroll Preston Trotter, 86 of Wilmar, passed away on November 11, 2014, at Life Touch Hospice Home in El Dorado. He was retired from the City of Monticello, a Korean War veteran, a member of Oak Grove Assembly of God Church and a farmer. Mr. Trotter was born on November 15, 1927, in Drew County and was the son of the late Johnny Jefferson Trotter and Gladys House Trotter. In addition to his parents, he … Continued

E.C. Ned Hardin, Jr.

E.C. Ned Hardin, Jr., 96, of Grady died November 10, 2014 at his home. Mr. Hardin was a founding member of the Grady Lion’s Club. He was appointed Revenue Agent in December of 1954 by then Gov., Orval Faubus. He served on the Grady School Board, the County School Board, and the Draft Board. He was a member of the Grady Hunting Camp on Big Island, and was Lincoln County Circuit Clerk for 22 years. … Continued

Jesse Franklin Lemons, Jr.

  Jesse Franklin Lemons, Jr., 61, of Star City died November 10, 2014, at Baptist Medical Center-North Little Rock. He attended The Assembly in Cabot Church and worked in the Extruder Department at International Paper for over 35 years. He was a Mason, a union member at International Paper, member of Oakdale Hunting Club and Roper Hunting Club. He was born July 29, 1953 at Pine Bluff and was the son of the the late … Continued

Billy Ray Pace

Billy Ray Pace, 78, of Lake Village, died on November 10, 2014 at Lake Village Rehabilitation and Care Center. He worked with an abstract title company in Dallas, Texas and served as a missionary in China. He was a member and a deacon of the Jennie Baptist Church. Mr. Pace was born on March 31, 1936 at Lake Village and was the son of the late Elmo E. Pace and Florence Procell Pace. In addition … Continued