Recent Obituaries

Floyd Sparks, Jr. – 1948-2024

Floyd Sparks, Jr. – 1948-2024

Floyd Harold Sparks was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on July 9, 1948, as the second child ofWillie Sr. and Florida Sparks. He was raised alongside his siblings in the vibrant South End ofLittle Rock where he enjoyed the rich and diverse community life, making […]

Bryan Withers – 1969-2024

Bryan Withers – 1969-2024

Bryan Withers, 54, of North Little Rock, AR passed away on February 23, 2024. He was born on September 1, 1969. A visitation will be held Friday, March 1, 2024, from 10 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 1, 2024 […]

Jesse Anderson – 1937-2024

Jesse Anderson – 1937-2024

Jesse Earl Anderson, affectionately known as”Big Daddy” to his adoring grandchildren, passed away peacefully at his home in Little Rock, Ark., on February 22, 2024, surrounded by his loving family. He was 87 years old. Jesse was born on February 9, 1937, to the late […]

Marzell Shelton

Marzell Shelton

Marzell Shelton, 73, of Little Rock, Ark., transitioned to be with Yahweh (God) on February 17, 2024. She was preceded in death by her husband, Overdia Shelton, Jr.; father, Louis T. Coley, Sr.; and mother, Elouise Coley. Marzell and Overdia leave their two daughters, Vernora […]

Lieutenant Johnson – 1940-2023

Lieutenant Johnson – 1940-2023

Mr. Lieutenant Johnson, 83, of Little Rock, Ark., departed from this earthly realm on Sunday, February 4, 2024, leaving behind a legacy of resilience, hard work, and profound love for his family. He was born to the late George N. Johnson and Earnestine Hughes Johnson […]

Christabell Gilcreast – 1920-2024

Christabell Gilcreast – 1920-2024

Christabell Wildy Gilcreast, 104, of Marvell, Ark. passed away February 3, 2024, at the Baptist Health Nursing Home in Little Rock, Ark. She was born February 1, 1920, to George and Marvella Wildy in Holly Grove, Ark.   She was preceded in death by her […]

Tina Hubbard – 1952-2024

Tina Hubbard – 1952-2024

Tina Dienetter Hubbard, 71, of North Little Rock, Ark. passed away on January 27, 2024. She was born on August 12, 1952 to the late Sammie Hood and Ida Mae Carrigan. A Visitation will be held Monday, February 5, 2024 from 5-6 p.m. at Ruffin […]

Wanda Hamilton

Wanda Hamilton

Wanda Marie Hamilton, 83, of Little Rock, Ark., passed away on January 21, 2024. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, February 2, 2024 from 10-11 a.m. at Ruffin and Jarrett Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held Friday, February 2, […]

Laveda Mason

Laveda Mason

Levada Levon Parker Mason was one of four children born to the late Arthur Parker and Emma L. Anderson Parker of Washington, Ark. She was the third of four children, all siblings preceded her in death: Chester L. Parker, Arthurine Parker Bradford, and Arthur Parker, […]

Phillip Toombs

Phillip Toombs

Phillip Anthony Toombs, Sr., 69, of Little Rock, Ark., passed away on January 24, 2024. A visitation will be held Monday, February 5, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 5, 2024, at 10 a.m., at Union AME […]