Virginia Wright Sullivan

Although the family of Virginia Wright Sullivan are saddened to announce her passing on November 14, 2017 at the age of 93, they are rejoicing in the that she is now collecting all of the rewards she has garnered from faithfully following in God’s word her entire life. Mrs. Sullivan was a long-time member of the Rock Springs community in Drew County and active in the Enon Missionary Baptist Church until her long-term illness required … Continued

Andrea Annette Blevins

Andrea Annette Blevins, 63, of Dumas passed away on November 12, 2017. She was born on January 12, 1954 in Dumas and was the daughter of the late, Lloyd D. Blevins and Evelyn Haynes Blevins. Andrea was a member of Hopedale Missionary Baptist Church and a former accounting manager for 20 years at Belden. Survivors are one son, James Colt Blevins of Monticello; two brothers, Chuck Blevins and Gary Blevins both of Dumas; a sister, … Continued

Ida Nonie House Maurer

Ida Nonie House Maurer, 82, of Fairfield Bay, formerly of Monticello, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Indian Rock Village in Fairfield Bay. She was born on June 2, 1935 in Monticello to the late Monroe E. House and Lillian O. Farmer House. Mrs. Maurer was the widow of Lloyd G. Maurer, a retired secretary, and a member of First Baptist Church in Pine Bluff. In addition to her parents and husband, she … Continued

Walter A. Hill

Walter “Walt” A. Hill, 76, of Dumas, passed away on November 10, 2017 at JRMC in Pine Bluff. He was born on June 25, 1941 in Beedeville, Arkansas to the late Dewey and Essie Harris Hill. Mr. Hill retired after 20 years from the U.S. Army where he received honors, Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star and CMB. He was the previous owner of F&W Manufacturing for 14 years. He served on the Bradley Christian … Continued

Kenneth Wayne Armstrong

Kenneth Wayne Armstrong, 55, of Eudora, passed away on November 9, 2017. He worked for Chicot Junction Water Department for more than 20 years and Greenville Shipyard for more than 20 years. He was a skilled carpenter, electrician and plumber. Mr. Armtrong was a semi-professional wrestler with AOWA, an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the Delta Men’s Association. He was born on December 18, 1961 in Lake Village to the late Wayne … Continued

James Ronald Mercer

James Ronald “Ronnie” Mercer, 71, of Crossett passed away on November 9, 2017, at the St. Francis Medical Center. He was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on July 29, 1946 and was the son of the late Fred and Johnnie Mae Johnson Mercer. In 1963, Mr. Mercer enlisted into the U.S. Navy and served honorably until his discharge in 1967. He soon met and married his best friend, Janice Holland, in Jonesboro, Louisiana on April 27, … Continued

Kendra McClain Coody

Kendra McClain Coody, 54, of Crossett, passed away on November 9, 2017, at the CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. She was born May 12, 1963 and was the daughter of the late Edward “Eddie” and Eloise McClain in Crossett where she lived all her life. She worked at Wal-Mart as a stocker for many years and was an active member of Zion Methodist Church. Kendra enjoyed flower gardening, searching for antiques, and working … Continued

Brenda Gay Sparks

Brenda Gay Sparks, 68, of Monticello died on November 7, 2017 at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary in Little Rock. She was of the Christian faith and a homemaker. Mrs. Sparks was born on February 16, 1949 in Drew County and was the daughter of the late Milford Laron, Sr. and Edna Maria Crews Barnes. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Eddie Earl Sparks; and a brother, Julius Barnes. Survivors include two brothers, Milford … Continued

Journee Symone Orji

Journee Symone Orji, 3, of Lake Village passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Arkansas Children’s Hospital of Little Rock. Journee was born on December 6, 2013 in Greenville, Mississippi and was the daughter of Stephen K. Orji and Jasmine Symone Evans. She is survived by her mother and father; two sisters, Makenzie Orji and Aaliyah Jones; four brothers, Dai’Vion Evans, Dai’Sean Orji, EaVan Manning and JeRan Manning all of Lake Village; grandmother, Kristen … Continued

Leotis McHenry

Leotis McHenry, 68, of Hamburg, died on November 4, 2017. Mr. McHenry was a resident of Eudora for most of his life and a resident of Hamburg for the past five years. He worked for the City of Eudora for more than 20 years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Louisa McHenry; his father, George Akins and two brothers, Cleveland Sellers and Thomas Akins. He is survived by 11 brothers, James Sellers and … Continued