Benny Gene Stone

Benny Gene Stone, 86, of Monticello, passed away on June 22, 2017 at Life Touch Hospice in El Dorado. He was born on December 31, 1930 in Cleveland County and was the son of the late Lee Roy Stone and Elsie Wilson Culpepper Stone. Mr. Stone was a farmer, former employee of Federal Compress and a self-employed businessman in Monticello for many years. He was a member of the Center Missionary Baptist Church where he … Continued

Wesley Smith

Wesley Smith, 87, of Monticello passed away on June 21, 2017 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. He was born May 31, 1930 to the late Mack and Alberta Turner Smith Mr. Smith was a member of the Mt. Pleasant AME Church and attended The Word and The Spirit Ministries in Star City. He retired from Burlington Industries after more than thirty years. He was a very devoted employee. He was an avid hunter and … Continued

Mark Watson Hopper

Mark Watson Hopper, 51, of Lake Village, passed away on June 17, 2017. He was born October 19, 1965 to the late J.C. and Lois Brady Hopper in Lake Village. Mr. Hopper loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren; hunting, riding his motorcycle, and working on any type of mechanical engine. He was a member of the Patriot Guard Riders and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by the love of his … Continued

Carolyn Sue Connell

Carolyn Sue Stover Connell, 64, of Eudora, passed away peacefully at her home on June 16, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was born on July 11, 1952 to the late Harvey Ray Stover and Laverne Williamson Stover in Monroe, Louisiana. She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, Rhonda Arnett. Mrs. Connell is survived by her husband of 39 years, Scottie Connell of Eudora; a daughter, Tina Reel of Texarkana; a son, … Continued

Johnny Mack Fletcher

Johnny Mack Fletcher, 75, of Monticello, formerly of Crossett, passed away on June 16, 2017 at his home. He was retired from AD&N Railroad, a United States Army Veteran and was a Christian of the Baptist faith. Mr. Fletcher was born November 26, 1941 in Ashley County, and was the son of the late John Fletcher and Mary Eubanks Fletcher. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Dustin “Rooster” … Continued

Ruby Irene Wells Glover

Ruby Irene Wells Glover, 93, of Star City, passed away on June 16, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her children. She was born on November 21, 1923 in Missouri to the late, J.P. and Etta Mallory Wells. She was also preceded by her husband, Bennie T. Glover; two sons, Benny Glover Jr. and Danny Wayne Glover; three sisters, three brothers, and a daughter-in-law, Jenny McNeil Glover. She was a member of Shady Grove Missionary … Continued

Homer C. Walker

Homer C. Walker, 63, of Crossett, died on June 16, 2017 at the Lake Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was a 1972 graduate of Crossett High School in 1972 and worked for Georgia-Pacific Paper Mill for over 30 years. He was a Baptist. Mr. Walker was preceded in death by his mother, Vivian Jeanette Hall Walker and his father, Robert Lee Walker. He is survived by three sisters, Patricia Robinson and husband, Sonny, of … Continued

Mable Sue Erwin Blagg

Mable Sue Erwin Blagg, 83, of Dumas, passed away on June 14, 2017 in Dumas. She was born on August 25, 1933 at Banks and was the daughter of the late, Olie and Effie Erwin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Holthoff, and two brothers, Max and Rex Erwin. Mrs. Blagg was a member of First United Methodist Church in Dumas and a retired receptionist for Dr. … Continued

Paul Michael Bigham

Paul Michael Bigham, 73, of Warren, died on June 15, 2017 at his favorite place, his camp at Pine Prairie on the Ouachita River. He was born April, 28, 1944 in Caruthersville, Missouri and was the son of the late John Paul Bigham and Lorranine Douglas McElyea. He was a medic in the Navy and served on the USS Kitty Hawk in Vietnam from 1966 thru 1970. After his service in the Navy, he graduated … Continued

Lisa Buckner

Lisa Buckner, 56, of Cross Plains, Tennessee, formerly of Dermott, went to be with the Lord on June 12, 2017. She was the daughter of Albert and June Mahfouz of Dermott. Mrs. Buckner received her early education from Dermott, Bellaire Academy and Monticello schools,1515 graduating in 1977 from Monticello High School. She received her Bachelor’s degree from University of Arkansas at Monticello and graduated from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock with … Continued