James Alvin Talkington, Jr., 47, of Star City, passed away November 11, 2020 at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.

He was born October 24, 1973 in Monticello.

Mr. Talkington was a Christian and a self-employed carpenter. He loved hunting , fishing and spending time with his kids.

He was preceded in death by a cousin, Eleana Earnest.

Survivors include his father, James Alvin Talkington, Sr. of Camden, Mississippi; mother, Wanda Faye St. John of Star City; two sons, James Renagade Talkington and Byce Lee Talkington, both of Tichnor; a daughter, Laura Beatrice Elizabeth Talkington of Tichnor; a brother, Zachary Lee St. John of Star City; abd many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, November 16, at Holly Springs Cemetery. Bro. Don Borland will officiate. Visitation is Monday from 1:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the cemetery.

Pallbearers are Shawn Tisdale, Daniel Woods, Thomas Patterson, Wayne Kearney, Randy Shelby and David Davidson.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.

William Clarence Ahlstrand, 66 of Star City, passed away November 12, 2020 at Delta Memorial Hospital in Dumas.

He was born March 9, 1954 in Ely, Minnesota to William and Lillian Aho Ahlstrand.

Mr. Ahlstrand was a Baptist faith and a nurse at various hospitals over the years. He loved to ride motorcycles, Harley’s being his favorite, and loved to fish and care for others.

Survivors include his parents, William and Lillian Ahlstrand of Mt. Iron, Minnnesota; three sons, Billy Ahlstrand, Ryan Ahlstrand and Patrick Ahlstrand, all of Springfield, Missouri; and two sisters, Yvonne (David) Trugman of Star City and Maralee (Paul) Gazelha of East Gull Lake, Minnesota.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Service and Crematory in Pine Bluff.