George Carrol Flowers

George Carrol Flowers, 67, of Monticello, died Sunday, August 13, 2017. He was born on January 12, 1950 in Dermott. Mr. Flowers was a 1968 graduate of McGehee High School and a longtime employee of B&F Motor (NAPA) Auto Parts store. He loved music and he played in several local bands. He was preceded by his grandparents, C.L. and Margaret Minchew; his parents, J.H. “Cutter” Stuart and Gwen Minchew Stuart and his friend, Arlene Ashley. … Continued

Margaret Earle Pugh

Margaret Earle Pugh, 66, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Hamburg, passed away in the early morning of August 14, 2017 at her home. She was born on March 31, 1951 in Hamburg and was the daughter of the late George Butler Pugh, Sr. and Mary Margaret Pugh. Margaret Earle was a graduate of Hamburg High School, where she was a member of the National Honor Society, and a 1973 graduate of Stephens College in Columbia, … Continued

Melissa Ann Hays

Melissa Ann Hays, 44, of New Edinburg, died on August 14, 2017 at Bradley County Medical Center. She was born October 19, 1972, in Warren. She was a school teacher and a member of Emmaus Baptist Church. Ms. Hayes was preceded in death by her mother, Nell Gullett Dal Santo and a stepbrother, Brandon Temple. Survivors are her father and stepmother, Dennis and Sherry Hays of Hermitage; stepfather, Walter Dal Santo and wife Sandra of … Continued

Vita Rae Bordenaro Blasengame

Vita Rae Bordenaro Blasengame, 77, of Star City, died on August 14, 2017 at CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock. She was born on June 4, 1940 in Bonita, Louisiana to the late Nick and Mamie Ada Marten Bordenaro. Mrs. Blasengame was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Blasengame; two brothers, Joe Bordenaro and Nick Bordenaro; and two sisters, Mary Dennis and Sally Cotton. Survivors … Continued

Nancy Lou Jones Tucker

Nancy Lou Jones Tucker, 75, of Crossett, passed away on August 14, 2017, at the Baptist Health Medical Center of Little Rock. She was born on February 23, 1942 and was the daughter of the late Coby, and Vestia Mae Shirron Jones. Mrs. Tucker was a 1960 graduate of Crossett High School and earned an ADN in 1963 from Arkansas Baptist Nursing School. She was a member of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church, a devoted child … Continued

Susie Lovett Jensen

Susie Lovett Jensen, 63, of Morrilton, formerly of Warren, died on August 12, 2017 at her home. She was born October 25, 1953 at Warren and was the daughter of the late Odis Lovett and Jesse Castleberry Lovett. She was a retired LPN for the State of Arkansas, working at the Southeast Arkansas Human Development Center in Warren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Jensen. She is … Continued

Robert Theodore Baker

Robert Theodore Baker, 100, of Dermott, died on August 14, 2017. He was born April 8, 1917 in Yell County, Arkansas to the late Robert Ashley Baker and Nela Taylor Baker. Mr. Baker was a member of Baker Hunting Club and Baker Brothers Quartet. He was a member of McGehee Church of Christ. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ophelia Baker; two brothers, Leon Baker and Raymond Baker; two … Continued

David H. Dees

David H. Dees, Jr., 66, of North Little Rock, passed away on August 6, 2017. He was born December 25, 1950 in Little Rock and was the son of the late David H. Dees, Sr., and Helen Kvaternik Dees. His family owned and operated the Ritz Restaurant for over 45 years. After graduating from McGehee High School in 1969, Mr. Dees became active in the Shriners Club while in McGehee. He worked for the Cable … Continued

Michael John Gauthier

Michael John Gauthier, 64, of Monticello, passed away on August 11, 2017. He was the sales manager for Ryburn Motor Co. in Monticello and was a US Navy Veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He attended the First United Methodist Church in Monticello. Mr. Gauthier was born October 5, 1952 in Boston, Massachusetts to the late Raymond Gauthier and Ruth Edgre Wilkinson. He is survived by a son, Darrin Gauthier of California; two brothers, … Continued

Billy “Bill” G. Donham

Billy “Bill” G. Donham, 84, of Monticello, passed away on August 13, 2017 at the Woods Nursing & Rehab in Monticello. He was the retired co-owner and operator of Bill & Clara’s Hair Salon and a United States Army veteran who served in the Army Security Service in Germany in WWII, receiving the Good Conduct Medal. He was a Christian. Mr. Donham was born on May 4, 1933 in Drew County to the late Jake … Continued