Linda Lee Beatty

Linda Lee Beatty, 69, of Watson, passed away on March 15, 2017 at her home. Born on July 28, 1947 in Decatur, Illinois, Mrs. Beatty worked as a Certified Public Accountant for Keenan & Associates in California. She and her husband were avid bowlers, playing for the Elk league and the Deer league at Palos Verdes Bowling Alley. She moved to Watson, Arkansas in 1984 and she and her husband, along with their children, opened … Continued

Kevin Dean “Kebo” Rinehart

Kevin Dean “Kebo” Rinehart, 47, of Republic, Missouri, left this world on March 14, 2017 headed for a bright and better place where there will be no sickness. He will be in search of his Nanny and Pappaw, Modell and Elizabeth Simpson; and his Daddy, Don Rinehart. Everyone loved Kebo and he will be so-so missed. He was more than just an avid Arkansas Hog fan, but that was second to his love of his … Continued

Maudie M. Tanksley Harper

Maudie M. Tanksley Harper, 74, of Snyder, died on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Stonegate Villa Health & Rehabilitation Center in Crossett. Mrs. Harper was a homemaker and owner of the Parkdale Grocery & Café for several years. She was a member of the New Life Church in Crossett. Her life revolved around her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William “Red” Harper in 2005; her parents, Frank & Myrtle … Continued

Margaret Frances McCuan Carter

Margaret Frances McCuan Carter, 89, of White Hall, died March 14, 2017 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Dumas and was retired from Sunbeam Manufacturing in Dumas. Mrs. Carter was born October 10, 1927 in Kingsland and was the daughter of the late Frank and Alma Jarrett McCuan. Also preceding her in death were her husband, William Eugene Carter; grandson, Lance Carter; and two … Continued

Marie Gresham Lewis

Marie Gresham Lewis, 90, of Hot Springs, formerly of Warren, passed away on March 13, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband Mark E. Lewis in October of 2016, three months after they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Mrs. Lewis was immensely proud of her southern heritage and roots, and was very much a Southern lady, full of wit, charm, and social grace. After spending her late teens working in the Office of the Quartermaster … Continued

Linda Ellington

Linda Ellington, 75, of Dermott, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 in Little Rock. She was a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello and received her master’s degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Mrs. Ellington was a retired school teacher who taught in the Dermott School District for 16 years and Pulaski County School District for 22 years. She was a member of the National Education Association, past secretary … Continued

Samson L. Arnold

Samson L. Arnold, 47, of Monticello passed away Monday, March 13, 2017 at his home in Monticello. He was born in Hamburg on February 28, 1970 to John W. Arnold and Artie Lucas. Mr. Arnold was a nice, honest man who had a big heart. He was a member Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Eddie B. Loggins. He graduated from Drew Central High School in 1989 and later attended UAM, graduating with … Continued

Tommy Wayne Funderburg

Tommy Wayne Funderburg, 78, of Monticello, passed away on March 12, 2017 at his home in Monticello. He was born March 8, 1939 in Crossett, and was the son of the late Tommy Elvin and Doris Pritchard Funderburg. Mr. Funderburg was a United States Air Force veteran who served in Korea and Vietnam, a retired insurance agent for American General Insurance Company, a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Lions Club. He was … Continued

Doris Adair Davis

Doris Adair Davis, 91, of Monticello, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Belleview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Monticello. She was born on March 20, 1925 in Booneville, Mississippi and was the daughter of the late Herman and Georgia Mae Dilworth Adair. She was the widow of Charlie “Snookie” Davis, a homemaker and was of the Assembly of God faith. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two … Continued

Austin James “Therm” Lawson, Sr.

Austin James “Therm” Lawson Sr., 55, of Eudora died on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at home in Eudora. He was a Baptist and a farmer. Mr. Lawson was born on September 18, 1961 in Lake Village and was the son of Joyce Nell Pope Lawson and the late Junior Faye Lawson. He was also preceded in death by a son, Hadyn Lawson; two brothers, Roy and Robert Lawson; three sisters, Shirley Allen, Deborah Hughes, and … Continued