Dane Allen Miles

Dane Allen Miles, 19, of McGehee passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2015. He was was a 2014 graduate of McGehee High School and was attending the University of Arkansas Monticello School of Technology in McGehee. He loved to duck hunt, deer hunt, fish, ride 4-wheelers and spend time outdoors. Mr. Miles was was born at Pine Bluff on May 8, 1996 and was the son of J.P. and Dana Miles of McGehee. He was … Continued

Rosie Rice Spencer

Rosie Rice Spencer, 79, of Hamburg, formerly of Portland, died on October 2, 2015 at the Charlyn Nursing Home in Winnsboro, Louisiana. She was a homemaker, a member of the Aulds Baptist Church and attended the North Main Baptist Church in Hamburg. She loved her children, her grandchildren, gardening, cooking, and working in her flower and rose gardens. Mrs. Spencer was preceded in death by her husband, W.Z. “Dub” Spencer; her parents, John Henry Rice … Continued

Murl G. Bateman, Sr.

Murl G. Bateman, Sr., 84, of Pine Bluff, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2015 at his home. Mr. Bateman was born at Monticello on August 12, 1931 and was the son of the late Vester Bateman and Beatrice Collins Bateman. He was a United States Army veteran who served in the Korean War, three tours of duty in the Vietnam War, and four years in Germany. He received three bronze stars, a good conduct … Continued

Paul Edward Hoover, Sr.

  Paul Edward Hoover, Sr., 69, of Monticello, passed away on October 2, 2015 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. Mr. Hoover was retired from the United States Army. After returning from combat duty in Vietnam, he served as a drill sergeant in Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and Ft. Lee, Virginia. He was an Army Recruiter in Monticello from 1977 to 1986. He was of the Assembly of God faith. Mr. Hoover was born on … Continued

Robizine Wells

Robizine Wells, 100, of Monticello passed away on September 30, 2015, fifteen days after her 100th birthday. Funeral service will be held on October 7 at 11 a.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will be at Brooks Chapel Cemetery on Old Warren Road.

Velma Vigil Watkins

  Velma Vigil Watkins, 77, of Warren, died on September 30, 2015 at John R. Williamson Hospice House in El Dorado. She was a homemaker and a member of Monticello Church of Christ. Mrs. Watkins was born on May 16, 1938, at El Paso, Texas and was the daughter of the late Joe A. Vigil and Dora Martinez Vigil. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Don Watkins. Survivors … Continued

Richard Gibb Martin

  Richard Gibb Martin, 82, of Star City, died on September 29, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Star City. He delivered newspapers for the Pine Bluff Commercial and was a night watchman at Floyd’s Sawmill. Mr. Martin was born July 8, 1933 in Monticello and was the son of the late Travis and Alice Gibbs Martin. Also preceding him in death were … Continued

Elaine Pierce Dye

  Elaine Pierce Dye, 55, of Monticello, passed away in the early morning hours of September 28, 2015. She was born on September 8, 1960 at Lake Village. Known as “E” and “Poodle” by those closest to her, Elaine was a graduate of Montrose Academy and went on to get her cosmetology license from Delta Beauty School. She was a beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. She was a music lover, an avid … Continued

Stacy Lynn Davis Raber

Stacy Lynn Davis Raber, 47, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Star City, died unexpectedly on September 28, 2015 at her home in Dallas. She was a graduate of Star City High School and the University of Arkansas in Little Rock where she earned a BS degree in English Communication and Secondary Education. She was a National Debate Championship winner and attended the Arkansas Governor’s School for two years. Mrs. Raber was a member of the … Continued

Harvey W. Thomasson, Jr.

Harvey W. Thomasson, Jr., 89, of Monticello, passed away on September 27, 2015 at Belleview Estates Rehab and Care Center in Monticello. He was born on July 30, 1926 in Drew County to the late Harvey W. Thomasson, Sr. and Lella Owens Thomasson. Mr. Thomasson was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, owner and operator of Harvey Thomasson Dry Goods and Notions (which later became Thomasson’s), and was a member of the … Continued