Recent Obituaries

Barbara Jordan – 1942-2022

Barbara Jordan – 1942-2022

Barbara Jordan, 79, Little Rock, entered her Heavenly home on June 17, 2022. Surviving her are daughters, Devvie, Daphne (Tony), Yulonda (Chris), Andrea (Johnny) Yulana; a son, Wesley Jordan; grandchildren, Delton, Brandon, Brittney, Lorenzo, Tyrah, Kyrah, Dadren, Artrece’. Funeral services Saturday, June 25, 2022, 2 […]

Frederick Marks – 1954-2022

Frederick Marks – 1954-2022

On Friday, June 3, 2022. Our Heavenly Father called Frederick Henry Jonathan Marks, home. Frederick was born May 16, 1954, to the late Frenchy Jr. and Sarah Marks. Fred, Henry, and Slim, jokingly called, “Lurch,” lived life to the fullest. He attended Little Rock Central […]

Esther West – 1936-2022

Esther West – 1936-2022

Esther West, 86, of Little Rock, transitioned to her heavenly rest on Sunday, June 5, 2022. She leaves to miss her loving care: children, Dana L. Freeman, Marcia Ann West, and Wesley West; grandchildren, Brandi Dean, Jay (Nichole) Freeman, Sr.; great-grandchildren, Jaylea and Jay, Jr. […]

Henry Thomas – 1933-2022

Henry Thomas – 1933-2022

Henry Thomas, 89, of Little Rock, Ark., went to be with the Lord on June 2, 2022. He spent many years as the owner and operator of H.T. and W Apartments. He leaves to cherish his memory: aunt, Aretha Johnson; children, Gloria Thomas and Floyd […]

Bertie Huggins – 1918-2022

Bertie Huggins – 1918-2022

BERTIE HUGGINS, June 15, 1918 to June 1, 2022. “Grandma Bertie” (as she is so lovingly called), was born June 15, 1918 to the late Isreal Willis and Mary T. Willis in Hope, Ark. She was named after her grandmother, Berdie Stuart. In 1943, she […]

Cora Jean Shaw – 1942-2022

Cora Jean Shaw – 1942-2022

Cora Jean Shaw, 80, transitioned May 17, 2022. Cherishing her memories: children, Nicora (Ricky) and Robert J. Shaw; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services: 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28, 2022, Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home Chapel. Burial Little Rock National Cemetery. Visitation […]

Jesse Lee Rancifer, Sr. – 1936-2022

Jesse Lee Rancifer, Sr. – 1936-2022

Dr. Jesse Lee Rancifer, was born on June 15, 1936, to the late Theodore Rancifer, Sr. and Verine Rancifer on Wolfe Project Community located near the cities of Tillar and McGehee. He was the 3rd of six children born to that union. After enduring a […]

Maceo Merritt, Jr. – 1941-2022

Maceo Merritt, Jr. – 1941-2022

Maceo Merritt, Jr., was born October 20, 1941, transitioned May 20, 2022. To cherish his memories are: brother, Derrick (Deborah); daughter, Demetrice; grandchildren, Derek, Kenneth, and Vaneshea; relatives and friends. Visitation: Thursday, May 26, 2022, 10-11 a.m., Ruffin & Jarrett Funeral Home Chapel, 1200 Chester […]

Johnny Ray Oliver – 1937-2022

Johnny Ray Oliver – 1937-2022

Johnnie Ray Oliver, 84, of Little Rock, Ark, peacefully transitioned home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 14, 2022. He was born in Urbana, Ark., on December 6, 1937, to Cather Ree Oliver and Robert Lee Oliver. He leaves to cherish his precious […]

Ernest Robinson – 1927-2022

Ernest Robinson – 1927-2022

Ernest Robinson, 95, of North Little Rock, Ark., went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 15, 2022. He was preceded in death by both parents, Willie Robinson and Delia Jenkins Robinson and his wife of more than 50 years, Mary Janice Brown Robinson. He […]