Recent Obituaries

Patsy Ruth Cooksey – 1944-2019

Patsy Ruth Cooksey – 1944-2019

Patsy Ruth Cooksey, 74, entered into Heavenly rest on Sunday, September 8, 2019. She was predeceased by her father and mother, Acie and Elorna Cooksey; six siblings, Acie Cooksey, Jr., Dorothy Falls, Dorothy Cooksey Brown, Pearlie Lucille Cooksey, Phillip Cooksey, Sr., and Wendi Cooksey. She […]

James Felton Harris – 1947-2019

James Felton Harris – 1947-2019

James F. Harris, 72, went to his Heavenly home on September 8, 2019. His survivors are: his wife, Linda F. Harris; children, Derek L. Harris, Jamilyn P. Noble (Nathaniel), Stacey D. Harris; grandchildren, Ashley Harris, Kennadi Harris, Caston Noble, Cohen Noble; brothers, Thurman Lavelle Harris, […]

Darrell Lawson – 1966-2019

Darrell Lawson – 1966-2019

Darrell Lawson was born in Little Rock, Ark. on August 29, 1966 to his parents, Gaston and Ruth Lawson. He departed this life on September 3, 2019. Darrell was a quiet, loving child who enjoyed music and books. He graduated from LR Central High School […]

Sharon Merritt Newman – 1945-2019

Sharon Merritt Newman – 1945-2019

Sharon Merritt Newman, 74, formerly of Little Rock, Ark., transitioned August 29,2019 in Kansas City, Kan. She is preceded in death by: parents: Maceo, Sr. and Travestine Merritt. Her sweet spirit will be cherished by: husband, Lynell; children, Barry (Kris) Hatchett, Huntsville, Ala., Delores (Dee) […]

Bertha Beatrice Brown-Harris – 1925-2019

Bertha Beatrice Brown-Harris – 1925-2019

Bertha Beatrice Brown-Harris, 94, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2019 at her home in Little Rock, Arkansas. She was born on March 8,1925 near Tucker, Arkansas to Claud and Beatrice Brown. She married Elijah Harris in Tucker, Arkansas in May of 1947. She was a […]

Ivory Frances Brown – 1931-2019

IVORY FRANCES BROWN, 87, of Little Rock, transitioned to her heavenly home on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Preceding her in death are: her daughter, Olivia Diane Brown and a sister, Rose Lloyd. She leaves to cherish her loving memories: her husband, Robert C.C. Brown, Jr.; […]

Bessie Campbell – 1922-2019

Bessie Campbell – 1922-2019

Bessie Campbell, 96, transitioned on August 22, 2019. Preceded in death by: husband, Howard; grandson, Karlton; and brother, Cornelius Gaines. She is survived by: son, Eddie Campbell; brother, Rueben Gaines; granddaughters, Katina Williams and Brittany Summerville. Funeral services, Friday, August 30, 2019, 10:30 a.m. Ruffin […]

Deborah Martin – 1933-2019

Deborah Martin – 1933-2019

Deborah Martin, 86, of North Little Rock, transitioned on Friday, August 16, 2019. Deborah was born in Humnoke, AR to the late Rev. Arthur B. Taylor and Hattie B. Taylor. She married James Martin Jr., and to this union, seven children were born. She remained […]

Etta O’Neal – 1955-2019

Etta O’Neal – 1955-2019

Etta Berry O’Neal, 64, of Little Rock transitioned on August 16, 2019. She leaves to cherish her memory: husband, Leonard; daughter, Erica; son, Leonard O’Neal Jr. (Tanisha), grandson, Landen Epps O’Neal; two granddaughters, Raelynn Johnson and Serena O’Neal. Visitation will be Friday, August 23, 2019, […]

Betty Collier – 1956-2019

Betty Collier – 1956-2019

Betty Collier, 63, of Clarksville, transitioned August 17, 2019. Survivors: husband, Billy; mother, Johnora Worsham; sons, Tony and Broderick; daughters, Carmen and Angel; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; five sisters, Ruby Rice (Jimmy), Katherine Bishop (Andrew), Myra Randolph (Maurice), Cheri Yarberry (Paul), Patricia Wilkins (Robert). Visitation: […]